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A party needs to win 326 seats in the 650-seat House of Commons to form a majority government . The exit poll also predicted progress for Scottish Labour and the Liberal Democrats , with two and five seats, respectively. This is her opportunity to do so - and I urge her to take it immediately. Speaking as she gathered with the new Scottish Tory MPs in Stirling, Ruth Davidson said: "I want to ensure that we can look again at issues like Brexit which we know we are now going to have ...
  • A mix of pride and anger at LGBT rights marches across US

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    Comey said he was confused and concerned by Trump's changing explanation for firing him. "It's an opportunity to tell everyone we're still here, and we're not going away at all", said Gregory Elfers of Teaneck, New Jersey, who was with a contingent from the New York City Gay Men's Chorus.
  • Cavaliers, Warriors deliver most-watched NBA Finals since 1998

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    It's also what's set these Warriors up as the favorites to win the title for years to come. Curry's comment came two days after Golden State defeated Cleveland 129-120 to wrap up their series in five games and earn their second National Basketball Association championship in three years.
  • Russia slams Trump's 'Cold War' policy on Cuba

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    President Donald Trump speaks about Cuba policy , Friday, June 16, 2017, in Miami . In a statement released Friday evening on government-run websites and television, Cuban President Raul Castro's administration said Trump's speech was "loaded with hostile rhetoric that recalls the times of open confrontation".
  • US Senate Passes Sanctions Against Iran And Russia

    US Senate Passes Sanctions Against Iran And Russia

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    A senior administration official said the White House is unhappy with measures in the Senate bill created to limit Trump's ability to ease the sanctions without congressional approval. The Iran bill, including the Russian Federation sanctions amendment , was expected to pass the Senate on Thursday or later on Wednesday. The Senate voted 98 to 2, today, to pass the underlying Iran sanctions legislation as amended.
  • United States congressman Scalise still in critical condition - hospital

    United States congressman Scalise still in critical condition - hospital

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    The Louisiana representative was reportedly admitted containing hundreds of bullet fragments. "I would say that when he arrived he was in critical condition with an imminent risk of death ", Dr Jack Sava told reporters . The congressman underwent another surgery Saturday, and the hospital said he was more responsive and speaking with family. But injuries like Scalise's are more complicated, with multiple organ systems involved, any of which could still lead to serious disability or ...
  • Twitter suspends Al-Jazeera Arabic amid Qatar dispute

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    The push by Sisi to boycott Turkey comes after the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan harshly criticised and condemned the Egyptian regime for its military coup against the first democratically-elected president Mohamed Morsi. Those ties, however, had begun to improve under Salman after he aligned Saudi Arabia closer with Turkey and other Sunni Muslim countries in a bid to counter Shiite-ruled Iran.
  • Inquest opens into London Bridge attacks

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    All of the 48 wounded people who were taken to hospitals survived. Seven were left in a critical condition, and are still receiving constant treatment. A group of British Muslims have handed out 3,000 red roses to Londoners and tourists as a symbol of love after a deadly vehicle ramming and stabbing attack in the London Bridge area last Saturday.
  • Scalise Shooter Had List of at Least 6 GOP Lawmakers' Names

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    The Daily Caller said it had confirmed three of the names: Brooks, South Carolina Congressman Jeff Duncan and Arizona Congressman Trent Franks . Nonetheless, Sava said, "We fully expect him to be able to walk" and "hopefully run". Scalise remained in critical condition Thursday afternoon, and although doctors say his condition has improved some over the last 36 hours, he will require further surgeries, time in the hospital and rehabilitation.
  • Queen's Speech 'delayed' as Tories work on DUP deal

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    Theresa May and Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster will hold critical talks on a deal to prop up a Tory minority administration after the Government admitted the Queen's Speech could be delayed. Sinn Fein has also claimed that a Tory-DUP alliance could damage powersharing talks in Northern Ireland, which has been without an executive since March and without a first and deputy first minister since January.
  • Grenfell Tower protest spills over into the streets

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    In an interview , she was questioned over whether there was a need for the United Kingdom government to accept some responsibility for what had happened. The investigation into the cause of the fire that has now been extinguished will take weeks, he added. Cundy said police had now managed to get to the top of the tower and had undertaken a first visual search for victims, ahead of later painstaking searches.