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DUP leader Arlene Foster believes that "No-one wants to see a "hard" Brexit " and would rather see a "workable plan to leave the European Union, ' which is at odds with May's supporting of a hard Brexit". The Conservative party emerged strongest of the parties in the snap general election but with 318 seats fell short of the 326 needed for an absolute majority.
  • Saudi carrier seeks to poach Qatar Airways crews

    Saudi carrier seeks to poach Qatar Airways crews

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    Sheikh Mohammed said the allegations on the Muslim Brotherhood were "false" and that it did not understand why it needed to sever ties with Hamas, since it was a resistance movement and not a terrorist group. In Washington, US President Donald Trump , who has strongly backed the countries imposing sanctions on Qatar despite a more neutral stance taken by the State Department and Pentagon, said the measures were helping to stop terrorism funding.
  • Turley: Comey Knew He Couldn't Publish Leaked Trump Memos

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    Finally, under oath, Trump should be pinned down on whether he asked Comey for a personal loyalty vow, and whether he told Comey he hoped he could let go the investigation into Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation. "But I did not say that". It was a forceful endorsement of this week's move by Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates to cut off ties to Qatar, but a very different message from the one delivered just an hour before by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
  • Wonder Woman: Which emblematic character inspired Patty Jenkins for Steve Trevor?

    Wonder Woman: Which emblematic character inspired Patty Jenkins for Steve Trevor?

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    Nobody understands the importance of such a film more than its star, Gal Gadot . Gal Gadot (Diana) and Ewen Bremner (Charlie) amid the movie's action. Meredith Woerner, the editor of the Los Angeles Times' Hero Complex, has already seen the movie. More information is expected to be released in the coming months - hopefully at San Diego Comic-Con - but for now, all of the studio's focus is on Wonder Woman itself.
  • Qatar Airways urges UN action against Gulf blockade

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    Qatar Airways saw profit jump previous year, ahead of the Middle Eastern crisis the Gulf state has been plunged into. "We must concentrate on these families who are apart now", he said, referring to the Gulf Cooperation Council , founded in 1981, which includes Qatar and its neighbours.
  • Election a disaster for PM May: Sturgeon

    Election a disaster for PM May: Sturgeon

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    The biggest scalp of the night came when former SNP leader Alex Salmond was unseated in Gordon by Tory candidate Colin Clark. Writing in the Sunday Times , Neil said: "Our demand for indyref2 was way ahead of its time and should only have been pursued once it was clear a majority of Scots actually want independence".
  • Record-breaking heat hits Northeast; 97 degrees at airport

    Record-breaking heat hits Northeast; 97 degrees at airport

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    Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. Record highs were set in Newark, New Jersey, LaGuardia, JFK, Islip and Bridgeport, Connecticut and tied at Central Park. Tuesday for elevated pollutants, the state Department of Environmental Conservation said. Sensitive groups, such as people with lung disease, asthma, and children and adults who are active outside, should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors, according to the agency.
  • How Theresa May's Snap Election Backfired

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    In Thursday's election the Conservatives won 318 of the 650 House of Commons seats, 12 fewer than the party had before the snap election, and eight short of the 326 needed for an outright majority. Some senior Tories had made the removal of Hill and Timothy a condition for continuing to support May, who has vowed to remain prime minister. The result triggered a sell off in the British pound, and made European Union leaders more uncertain about Britain's Brexit priorities.
  • Qatar backs Kuwait mediation efforts over rift with Arab states

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    The footy shirt ban could now follow in countries that sided with Saudi Arabia in the worldwide row including the United Arab Emirates , Egypt , Yemen and Bahrain . Qatar also secured hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup, relying on that money to build stadiums and develop Doha, its capital. After cutting off diplomatic relations with Qatar, the Saudis and their allies moved to shut down transport links.
  • Pakistani PM hopes for swift solution to crisis over Qatar

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    Doha is attempting to turn its crisis into an worldwide one at a time when Arab countries are focusing on terrorism and ways to stop its funding. Regional stability, peace, harmony and security, based on mutual respect should become the first agenda for the countries concerned. Saudi Arabia on June 5 sealed Qatar's only land border, and the country has been banned from using the airspace of both Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.