• Jeff Sessions to testify before Senate

    Jeff Sessions to testify before Senate

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    But he hopes Sessions can be more transparent. Sessions and Kislyak met at least twice previous year. What did happen at the Mayflower Hotel in 2016 when you were in the same room as Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak ? CNN reported in May that Sessions omitted any of these meetings from his SF-86.
  • Iran arrests more, kills mastermind behind Tehran attacks

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    Alavi noted that about 43 terrorists have been identified and arrested following the recent terrorist attack in the country, adding that some of them were in connection with the Tehran twin attacks and some of them were planning for terrorist acts in the future too.
  • Theresa May plans to seek permission from Queen to form a government

    Theresa May plans to seek permission from Queen to form a government

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    The BBC said there was an understanding May would have the DUP's support. May told reporters that she will form a minority government to lead Britain through the Brexit talks. With 649 of 650 seats in the House of Commons declared, May's ruling party has 318 seats, eight seats short of a majority , while the opposition Labour Party led by Jeremy Corbyn has 261 seats.
  • UK PM Theresa May to meet Irish party leader on government formation

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    The speech would be at risk of being voted down if the DUP did not reach an agreement with the Tories. "She said she will serve us as long as we want her". Brexit will likely be on the agenda at the Paris meeting, after May confirmed she will stick to the negotiating timetable. Lawmakers, who are by tradition not named at such meetings, told Reuters that there were no dissenting voices and that the party had no appetite for a leadership election.
  • Saudi FM insists Qatar not under 'blockade'

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    Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies accuse Qatar of supporting "terrorism" in the region, while Doha's supporters have warned of a humanitarian crisis. "We are closely monitoring and assessing all developments, and are prepared to take the necessary decisions and measures, should the need arise, to ensure that we always honor our commitments and obligations to all our customers and partners locally, regionally, and internationally", the statement said.
  • Burlington Mayor Discusses We Are Still In Climate Mayors' Effort

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    EU's top envoy said. We think that the President's decision to withdraw the USA from the Paris agreement is profoundly unwise and shortsighted. "The way of thinking was that it would be our common interest to have this agreement and to implement it", Ambassador of the European Union to India, Tomasz Kozlowski said.
  • British cabinet discussed DUP talks

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    The prospect of such a deal has already raised alarm in Dublin, where Prime Minister Enda Kenny has warned of the impact on peace in the British province, while the DUP's ultra-conservative views have also prompted criticism. May apologised to Conservative MPs on Monday, accepting personal responsibility for failing to win an outright victory and sacrificing the parliamentary majority she inherited from her predecessor David Cameron when she came to power previous year following the UK's vote ...
  • The 'Brexit' blunder continues to bedevil Britain

    The 'Brexit' blunder continues to bedevil Britain

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    May, jolted by the electoral setback, however, remained defiant to calls for her resignation and vowed to form a minority government with the informal backing of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). "And our leader needs to take stock as well". Discussing the election results with LBC's Nick Ferrari , Sugar said: "It's very, very surprising". EU Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said that "with a weak negotiating partner , there's the danger that the negotiations will go badly for ...
  • Suspected North Korea drone photographed US missile-defense site

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    Richardson's most recent North Korean trip was in 2013, when he led a private, humanitarian mission to Pyongyang with Alphabet Inc's executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, to urge North Korea to adopt a moratorium on ballistic missiles and nuclear tests and to help secure the release of a detained USA citizen, Kenneth Bae.