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Had they not done so Theresa May would have been unable to gain an overall majority through a deal with the DUP . Davidson was elected the party's Scotland leader in 2011. "No racist, sexist, anti-gay", outside Downing Street earlier today. But rather than championing "Scotland's needs" in a "destructive" way, they would do so "constructively", showing how the United Kingdom.
  • Trump attacks obstruction of justice probe by former FBI chief Mueller

    Trump attacks obstruction of justice probe by former FBI chief Mueller

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    And he can expect questions about his involvement in Comey's May 9 firing, the circumstances surrounding his decision to recuse himself from the FBI's investigation, and whether any of his actions - such as interviewing candidates for the FBI director position or meeting with Trump about Comey - violated his recusal pledge.
  • Accuser takes the stand in Bill Cosby sexual assault trial

    Accuser takes the stand in Bill Cosby sexual assault trial

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    Cosby , 79, is charged with sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia estate in 2004. If Cosby is found guilty, he could spend at least 10 years in prison. Agrusa also questioned why Constand allowed herself to be alone with Cosby after the comedian had made advances on two occasions - touching her thigh one time and trying to open her trousers another time.
  • Trump reacts to Comey testimony (on Twitter, of course)

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    Comey's testimony , according to Trump, also showed that he had not attempted to obstruct justice in conversations the two officials held. But legal experts say that what Comey did does not appear to be illegal, as prosecutors can press charges only against those who share information that's classified or related to national security .
  • Tory leader runners and riders: Who could replace Theresa May?

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    Theresa May should agree to pay Britain's bills to the European Union and drop threats to walk out without a legal deal if she wants talks on the "softer Brexit " some of her allies are calling for, EU negotiators say. The crunch talks could also force the delay of the government's presentation of its legislative programme to parliament by Queen Elizabeth II, due on June 19.
  • United States military posture in Afghanistan in regional context: Mattis

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    This comes after Mattis's testimony to the Senate Armed Services Committee earlier on Tuesday in which he pressed for troop increases to combat a "surging" Taliban. first invaded Afghanistan in October 2001, and an estimated 2,300 American servicemembers have lost their lives in the military campaign. The Afghan government was assessed by the U.S.
  • US special counsel probing Trump for possible obstruction

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    The Post reported that administration officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity claim that the FBI will begin interviewing national intelligence officials to gain insight into the president's motives in firing Comey - specifically, whether it was an attempt to thwart the Russian Federation investigation that Comey was presiding over at the time.
  • Queen hails London firefighters after blaze

    Queen hails London firefighters after blaze

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    At least 17 people are now known to have died in the fire and relatives are appealing for help tracing missing relatives. The fire rapidly spread around the 24-story building, trapping most of the residents who lived on its upper floors.
  • Trump says Scalise

    Trump says Scalise "in some trouble" as House gavels back in

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    Brad Wenstrup, R-Ohio. Gabby Giffords was targeted by a gunman in 2011. Vice President Mike Pence and wife Karen visited Scalise on Thursday morning, with the VP's Twitter account posting a picture of the second couple talking to doctors and Capitol Police officials - with very serious expressions on their faces, seeming to underscore the seriousness of the Louisiana congressman's condition.
  • Trump on Scalise's condition: 'He's in some trouble'

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    The congressional baseball game and the women's press vs. member softball game will go on at the behest of members who don't want to let Wednesday's shooting shatter their bridge to bipartisanship. "I'll admit, after these things happen, I do look at exits and where we would hide if I needed to grab my kids quickly and find a place to move to", she said as she watched her 2-year-old son play in the water at Clyde Warren Park.
  • US Senate Approves Amendment With New Round of Russia Sanctions

    US Senate Approves Amendment With New Round of Russia Sanctions

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    The US Senate voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to tighten sanctions on Russian Federation and prevent President Donald Trump from being able to unilaterally ease sanctions absent congressional approval. Cardin , a Democrat, expressed the belief that President Trump would sign the bill when passed. Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, Tennessee Republican, said the amendment was also meant to recover from President Obama's term, when he circumvented Congress and ...