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Sturgeon admitted she was "disappointed" by the party's losses, which many believe were caused by the party support for another referendum vote. Commenting on the results , Ms Davidson said the Scottish nationalists should now agree to take a second referendum "off the table".
  • Trump partially denies Comey's testimony, mum on existence of recordings

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    TRUMP JR.: The dates seem very confusing to me, based on what I saw in The New York Times and based on his claim that it was because of a tweet from my father the day after? The House intelligence committee sent a letter on Friday asking White House counsel Don McGahn whether any tape recordings or memos of Mr Comey's conversations with the president exist now or had existed in the past.
  • Trump to host new South Korean president at White House

    Trump to host new South Korean president at White House

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    Infantino was quoted as saying he will sound out Chinese President Xi Jinping about Moon's idea when the two meet later this week. Its deployment began this April, but South Korean President Moon Jae-in's government called for its suspension on June 7 in order to study its environmental impact, although a part of the system that was already deployed remains operational.
  • US President Donald Trump willing to respond under oath

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    The House intelligence committee sent a letter Friday asking White House counsel Don McGahn whether any tape recordings or memos of Comey's conversations with the president exist now or had existed in the past. Trump also seized on Comey's revelation that he had directed a friend to release memos he'd written documenting his conversations with the president to a reporter.
  • Former Tory PM John Major intervenes over 'fragile' DUP deal

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    Mr Kenny warned Theresa May on Sunday that power-sharing in Northern Ireland could be undermined if the DUP propped up her government. Sir John said any return to violence was "somewhat down the road" but said it was "very important there is a honest broker " in Northern Ireland and only the United Kingdom government could take that role.
  • Turkey's Erdogan to Discuss Qatar Dispute with Trump, Minister Says

    Turkey's Erdogan to Discuss Qatar Dispute with Trump, Minister Says

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    U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is working behind the scenes to help resolve the dispute between Qatar and its Arab neighbors. "Look, last month President Trump visited Riyadh and gave a historic speech challenging America's Arab friends and partners to do more to combat the violent radicalization that is growing within Islam", one senior administration official told the Free Beacon .
  • Diminished May forms minority govt after poll throws up hung parliament

    Diminished May forms minority govt after poll throws up hung parliament

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    Current Prime Minister Theresa May , leader of the conservative party remains in her post as she is forming a minority government with the help of the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ). Rather, it was that Mrs May had called the election on the back of inflated expectations, thinking that her party's 21-point lead over Labour in opinion polls would translate into an electoral romp to 380-400 seats.
  • Trump proposal aims at another way of getting people to work

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    Sessions recused himself from the Justice Department's investigation into Russia's interference with the United States election, but continues to head one of the nation's top law enforcement and administration agencies. According to long-standing Justice Department guidelines, contact between the White House and the Federal Bureau of Investigation is supposed to be routed through the attorney general or deputy attorney general to avoid the appearance of undue influence.
  • Trump's top lawyer to face questions on Russia, Comey

    Trump's top lawyer to face questions on Russia, Comey

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    Tuesday's hearing has been scheduled for 14:30 local time (18:30 GMT). It wasn't until mid-morning Monday that it was announced that the hearing would be public. "I have a recollection of him just kind of looking at me", Comey testified. The next day, Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation and said it would be overseen by his deputy attorney general, who last month appointed a special counsel to handle the probe.
  • UK PM Theresa May regroups after election setback

    UK PM Theresa May regroups after election setback

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    Many Tories are furious with the Prime Minister for losing her Commons majority and are blaming her personally and her inner circle. Speaking on BBC Radio 4 over the weekend Jonathan Powell, former chief of staff to former Prime Minister Tony Blair (and chief British negotiator during the 1998 Good Friday Agreement) noted that allying with any party in the highly divided political landscape of Northern Ireland was one that past governments had avoided for a reason.
  • Dennis Rodman returns to North Korea

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    The former National Basketball Association player is travelling as a private citizen. "But one thing we know is that Trump is transactional", one official told the newspaper. Rodman also publicly told Kim that he "had a friend for life" in front of hundreds of North Korean spectators. The basketball Hall of Famer has faced ridicule and criticism for his trips to North Korea , which some USA politicians and activists view as serving only as fodder for North Korean propaganda.
  • Trump says travel ban ruling comes at 'dangerous time'

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    The president tweeted early Tuesday, "well, as predicted, the 9th Circuit did it again - Ruled against the TRAVEL BAN at such a unsafe time in the history of our country. In a series of tweets following the London attack, the president referred to his order as a "travel ban" and insisted it was necessary to keep the US safe.