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Sinn Fein has also enjoyed an increased mandate, winning seven seats, while Independent MP Lady Sylvia Hermon was also returned - albeit with a significantly smaller majority. With speculation the DUP could hold an influential position at Westminster in the event of a hung parliament, party leader Arlene Foster declared it a "good night for the Union".
  • Trump's travel ban defeated in court again

    Trump's travel ban defeated in court again

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    Hakim Ouansafi, president of the Muslim Association of Hawaii, right, speaks during a news conference as Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin, left, listens after a USA appeals court decision on President Donald Trump's revised. Chin says it's a "practical guarantee" that the Supreme Court will weigh in on the 9th Circuit's decision - once the Trump administration appeals it, as it did with the 4th Circuit's.
  • England beat Venezuela 1-0 to win U20 World Cup

    England beat Venezuela 1-0 to win U20 World Cup

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    Striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin hopes England's Under-20 World Cup triumph will help the players get regular first-team action at their clubs, the 20-year-old has said. Josh Onomah's shot from well outside the area hit the crossbar before bouncing onto the goal-line and out. England's newly crowned Under 20 World Cup winners woke to back-page headlines acclaiming a golden generation on Monday and congratulatory tweets from a future British king and one of the country's greatest sporting heroes.
  • Los puertorriqueños votan a favor de la anexión a Estados Unidos

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    Los puertorriqueños votaron este domingo por la anexión a EE UU en un referéndum no vinculante convocado por el gobernador de ese territorio Ricardo Rosselló , del Partido Nuevo Progresista . El secretario de Asuntos Públicos y Política Pública de La Fortaleza , Ramón Rosario, manifestó mediante comunicado de prensa que el resultado del plebiscito a favor de la estadidad en el plebiscito de estatus de ayer ya comenzó a tener efecto en Washington , DC.
  • Comey's dad says his son 'laughs' over subject of leaking

    Comey's dad says his son 'laughs' over subject of leaking

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    Kennedy. As news of his testimony broke, Sessions attended a Cabinet meeting with Trump at the White House . Attorney General Jeff Sessions needs to reveal what he knows specifically about the meetings between President Donald Trump and former FBI Director James Comey , a Republican congressman on the foreign affairs committee said Monday.
  • Singapore detains woman for pro-IS activities

    Singapore detains woman for pro-IS activities

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    However, Singapore's closest neighbors, Malaysia and Indonesia, are majority Muslim populations and have also seen increasing levels of radicalization amongst their citizens. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said in a statement yesterday that Izzah started becoming radicalised in 2013, at the age of 18. "The authorities are working hard to keep Singapore safe but they can not do it alone".
  • Trump, finally, says he commits the US to NATO mutual defense pact

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    The attorney also denied Comey's statement that Trump , at a White House dinner, told the then-FBI director "I need loyalty, I expect loyalty", and that Trump asked him in an Oval Office meeting to drop an Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn .
  • Brexit plan not changed by United Kingdom election result, Theresa May's spokesman says

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    The pageantry-filled ceremony, officially the State Opening of Parliament but more commonly known as the Queen's Speech, is an outline of the government's policy proposal read by Queen Elizabeth II . " We will use the position we find ourselves in to do as we promised ". He also said the government would "walk away" with no deal if talks broke down on ending Britain's four-decade membership of the bloc.
  • Britain's May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

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    Prime minister Theresa May has now confirmed the party will be working with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ), which secured 10 seats and will bring the total number of MPs up to 328. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who is also touted to replace Mrs May should she be forced out, wrote in The Sun newspaper that people "have had a bellyful of promises and politicking", and that "now is the time for delivery - and Theresa May is the right person to continue that vital ...
  • DA briefing to announce Zille deal?

    DA briefing to announce Zille deal?

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    He said the DA was working hard to reconcile South African both black and white . Zille has 1.14 million twitter followers, more than three times the number that the official party twitter handle has. Zille soon found herself facing backlash from within the DA itself, with leader, Mmusi Maimane , speaking out explicitly against Zille. "Helen has agreed that it is in the best interests of the party for her to vacate her position on all decision-making structures of the party, including ...
  • Qatar Airways shrugs off row over terror

    Qatar Airways shrugs off row over terror

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    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told Gulf states to ease their measures against Qatar which he said were forcing the separation of families and causing children to be pulled out of school. This comes after Qatar appeared Sunday to be ready to listen to the concerns of Gulf Arab states that cut ties. The airline CEO said he did not expect Qatar to be treated in this way by a country "so dependent on its fight against terrorism".