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When asked if she was in floods of tears on Friday, Davis told ITV's "Good Morning Britain" show: "Not when I saw her". In the election the Conservatives won most seats, but short of winning enough for an overall majority. "Running a country is more hard and she's formidably good at that". "Do your best to avoid a "no deal" as result of 'no negotiations", European Council President Donald Tusk tweeted following last week's General Election in the UK.
  • Stormont at risk from DUP pact, says Kenny

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    Under fire after calling the snap election and then losing her majority, May on Friday said she would get on with the job of governing and would select her new cabinet of ministers shortly. Liam Kennedy, 64, a history professor at Queen's University, said the result had "crystallised the reality of politics in Northern Ireland". The pair formed part of May's small inner circle and were blamed by many Conservatives for the party's lackluster campaign and unpopular election platform.
  • Puerto Rico approves statehood in non-binding referendum

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    Statehood was prominent during Puerto Rico's election in November when two pro-statehood candidates won: Rossello, a Democrat, became governor and Jenniffer Gonzalez, a Republican, was elected resident commissioner - Puerto Rico's sole representative in U.S.
  • British PM Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

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    MARTIN: We're seeing that there are calls for Theresa May to resign. But he has responded in typically colourful fashion, tweeting: " Mail on Sunday tripe - I am backing Theresa may". But the party still won the largest number of seats and votes - with 318 seats and 12,667,213 votes (42.8% of the overall vote). The outcome risks upsetting the political balance in Northern Ireland by aligning London more closely with the pro-British side in the divided province, and increases the ...
  • Young woman in U.S. leak case faces day in court

    Young woman in U.S. leak case faces day in court

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    Reality Leigh Winner, 25, has been charged with sending the news media a classified government report about Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election. But a United States judge at a hearing today will weigh the risks of freeing Reality Winner , a former air force linguist with an otherwise unblemished record, pending trial.
  • Puerto Rico votes to become America's 51st state

    Puerto Rico votes to become America's 51st state

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    Rossello, who heads the pro-statehood New Progressive Party, said his government would fight "in Washington and throughout the world" for the Caribbean island territory to be accepted as the 51st U.S. Rosario-Escher says many people also don't support spending $7 million dollars on a referendum at a time when Puerto Rico is in a financial crisis.
  • Macron's party set for huge French parliamentary majority

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    Prime Minister Edouard Phillipe, who was appointed by Mr Macron last month, announced " France is back" as the results rolled in. He said that the president's party promises to change the political landscape in France ."Although the elections are not over, the French nation is determined to give the whole power to Macron's party, which is really a very radical change that is significant for Europe and for Bulgaria, which is part of Europe".
  • No deal finalised yet for May UK govt

    No deal finalised yet for May UK govt

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    Theresa May called the snap election in the hope that she would increase the Conservative's majority and give herself a mandate going into Brexit discussions. However, the party are not keen on a hard Brexit because of the border with the Republic of Ireland. Mrs May is looking to secure the DUP's support.
  • 'Positive talks' between Conservatives and DUP over power deal

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    This is usually a prime minister's moment of maximum power, but the early announcements, on Friday evening, instead exposed May's weakness: All five senior ministers stayed in their posts. "I could not care less what people get up to in terms of their sexuality". She sat in "stony-faced silence" when the exit poll was released at 10pm, and "took a minute to say anything" when it became clear that the Tories had lost their House of Commons' majority.
  • Militant killed as Army foils infiltration bid in Jammu and Kashmir's Gurez

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    Director general (South Asia and SAARC) Mohammad Faisal summoned the Indian deputy high commissioner J.P. Singh and "condemned the unprovoked ceasefire violations " by the Indian forces, the Pakistan foreign office said. Meanwhile, five militants killed in Uri sector in north Kashmir district of Baramulla belonged to fidayeen squad, Brigadier Y S Ahlawat told reporters at Uri, about 100 km from here yesterday.