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With projections pointing to a final result of 316 seats for the Conservatives , compared to the 331 secured in 2015, speculation in the British media has mounted that May will either need to step down or face a leadership challenge if she is unable to form a government in the 650-seat chamber.
  • Egypt and Bahrain keep pressure on Qatar in Gulf crisis

    Egypt and Bahrain keep pressure on Qatar in Gulf crisis

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    Anxious residents have responded to the crisis by emptying grocery stores in the Qatari capital, Doha , as Saudi Arabia has blocked trucks carrying food from entering the country across its only land border. Bahrain and Egypt severed relations with the small Gulf Arab state on Monday. "We have been isolated because we are successful and progressive". While the UAE had previously blocked access to Qatar-based media network Al Jazeera , access to the Doha News website was also blocked ...
  • Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)

    Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)

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    It has outperformed by 23.50% the S&P500. Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY ) has declined 18.97% since June 8, 2016 and is downtrending. The analysts, on average, are forecasting a $71.8 price target, but the stock is already up 5.12% from its recent lows.
  • Maharashtra Farmer Kills Himself, Says Don't Cremate Me Till CM Meets Demand

    Maharashtra Farmer Kills Himself, Says Don't Cremate Me Till CM Meets Demand

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    Jadhav is survived by his wife and two children. "We support the demands of complete debt waiver for all farmers whose loans are outstanding with district cooperative and nationalized banks, full implementation of the M.S. On June 3, farmers' organisations said they had called off their strike after Fadnavis made some assurances. Bhosale confirmed the farmer's suicide note said his body should not be cremated until the chief minister visits and announces a loan waiver for the farmers.
  • Qatar says it won't 'surrender' in Gulf row

    Qatar says it won't 'surrender' in Gulf row

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    With Trump offering to help resolve the crisis, possibly with a meeting at the White House, the United Arab Emirates cut postal ties to Qatar, and close Saudi ally Bahrain reiterated a demand that Doha distance itself from regional foe Iran .
  • Saudi, allies issue Qatar-linked 'terrorism' list

    Saudi, allies issue Qatar-linked 'terrorism' list

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    MIDDLE EAST INSTABILITYThe United States weighed in on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump praised the Gulf states' action against Qatar, even though the country hosts the largest USA air base in the region. It also thanked the FBI and the British National Commission for Combating Crime for assisting it in its investigation. The alleged fake news item, which had Sheikh Tamim making controversial comments on Iran and Israel, immediately was picked up by Saudi and Emirati media, laying the ...
  • James Comey Said Exactly What You Wanted Him to Say

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    The key issue before the Senate Intelligence Committee was whether Mr Trump sought to obstruct the investigation in nine conversations with Mr Comey this year, leading up to his dismissal of the FBI chief on May 9. Fischer said she would "probably" read Comey's written testimony at some point, but also cited the need for lawmakers to tackle legislative priorities such as infrastructure.
  • May ahead but set to lose majority in UK election

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    On current predictions, that would give the coalition around 314 seats, still short of an overall majority and below what the Tories have on their own. "I'm a natural pessimist, and we'll see whether I'm an optimist in the morning", he said. The failure of the prime minister's election gamble, taken when the party was more than 20 points ahead in the polls , triggered uncertainty on the eve of Brexit talks, causing a drop in the value of sterling on Friday.
  • UAE bans sympathy for Qatar

    UAE bans sympathy for Qatar

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    The comments reportedly contributed to the decision by some Gulf countries to cut ties with Qatar earlier this week, accusing the oil-rich country of sponsoring violent extremism and causing regional instability. U.S. President Donald Trump took sides in the deep rift in the Arab world on Tuesday, praising Middle East countries' actions against Qatar, but later spoke by phone with Saudi King Salman and stressed the need for Gulf unity.
  • UAE threatens Qatar sympathisers with jail

    UAE threatens Qatar sympathisers with jail

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    Al-Jazeera's offices have been shut down by authorities in Saudi Arabia and Jordan. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Tuesday that Qatar must sever ties with Hamas. Throughout the interview, Sheikh Mohammed repeatedly denied that Qatar funded extremists and terrorist groups, the main reason given for this week's moves against it.
  • Former FBI director James Comey set to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

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    All Washington is agog over what fired FBI Director James Comey's memos might tell us about President Trump , but Wisconsinite Reince Priebus might be vulnerable as well, as the Daily Beast has reported . Did Comey violate executive privilege by testifying in the Senate and disclosing his conversations with the president? The probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election has ensnared close aides of the president and has vast-ranging political and geopolitical implications.
  • Tehran calls US' statement on terror attack 'repugnant,' vows to seek revenge

    Tehran calls US' statement on terror attack 'repugnant,' vows to seek revenge

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    Riyadh and the United States both condemned the attacks, which came as Saudi Arabia and other Sunni-ruled countries cut ties with Qatar over alleged support for Islamist militants and closer ties with Iran. Earlier on Thursday, as dawn broke, commuters in the Iranian capital noticed increased numbers of police on street corners and motorcycles. "Terrorists and other takfir extremist groups and their sponsors will be eliminated with the grace of God", he said.