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The Labour Party's election results plunged the United Kingdom into uncertainty in the early hours of Friday morning as the overall turnout to the election increased to 68.7 per cent, up two per cent from the 2015 general election. The Labour Party was projected to win 266, up from 229. Labour were predicted to suffer a landslide of losses, but with nearly 100 results still awaited, Labour had made so far 28 gains and the Conservatives had lost 11 seats.
  • In spotlight, a steely Comey unloads on Trump

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    Whether a sitting president can be prosecuted is an open legal question that has never been decided by the Supreme Court. "We will come out bigger and better and stronger than ever", Trump said. In early January, before Donald Trump was sworn in as president, Senator Marco Rubio, a Republican from Florida, took a brief turn as the highest profile GOP critic of Trump's emerging foreign policy.
  • Korea rejects latest UNSC resolution, vows to continue nuclear buildup

    Korea rejects latest UNSC resolution, vows to continue nuclear buildup

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    It was Washington's "ultimate double standard" to ban other countries from nuclear or missile tests amid its own attempts to modernize the USA arsenal. North Korea, however, responded in typical bombast Sunday - with its foreign ministry flack warning it would be "a fatal miscalculation" for countries to "think that they can delay or hold in check the eye-opening development of the (North's) nuclear forces even for a moment".
  • California, China Sign Climate Deal, Sidestep Trump

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    Elon Musk also took to Twitter to announce that, after doing "all I can", to convince the President to stay in the Paris Climate Accord , the entrepreneur has left all advisory boards. He was reading The Sun and he looked up at me and said, "Mate, this climate change thing's apparently a pretty big deal". Pittsburgh is one of almost 250 cities in the United States, representing 56 million Americans, whose mayors have committed to honor and uphold the goals of the Paris Agreement.
  • Trump Wanted Loyalty, Drop Flynn Investigation — Fired FBI Director

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    Comey have stated he disclosed to them the conversations he had with the president during their January 27, 2017, dinner and February 14 , 2017, White House meeting". "It's my judgment that I was sacked because of the Russian Federation investigation", he told senators. "And although the law required no reason at all to fire an Federal Bureau of Investigation director, the administration then chose to defame me and, more importantly, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, by saying that the ...
  • Senegal recalls ambassador in Qatar, backs Saudi Arabia

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    The incident triggered a diplomatic row between Qatar and its neighbours. Qatar will respect the LNG gas agreements it has made with the United Arab Emirates despite its cutting off relations with Doha , he said. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al Jubeir told reporters in Paris on Tuesday that Qatar must sever ties with Hamas and its historic parent, the pan-Arab Muslim Brotherhood.
  • Spicer: Trump's Tweets Are 'Official Statements By The President'

    Spicer: Trump's Tweets Are 'Official Statements By The President'

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    In the poll, 69 percent of registered voters said Trump tweets too much, up 13 points from a similar survey in December . No one would question whether the media should report that. The president acknowledged the pressure to curb his Twitter use in a series of tweets Tuesday, although he appeared to blame the push as a result of the mainstream media.
  • British PM Theresa May loses majority, faces pressure to resign

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    With no clear victor emerging from Thursday's parliamentary election, a wounded May signaled she would fight on, despite being on course to lose her majority in the House of Commons. Even if Labour forms a pact with the Scottish National Party, they may also not have enough to form even a minority government . Following last June's Brexit referendum, the process officially started in March when May served formal notice of Britain's intention to leave the EU.
  • Trump to take questions in wake of Comey testimony

    Trump to take questions in wake of Comey testimony

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    President Donald Trump will be hosting a press conference Friday afternoon in the Rose Garden alongside Romanian President Klaus Iohannis . But questions about Comey's testimony are sure to dominate the news conference, after the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director accused the president and his administration of lying about rank-and-file Federal Bureau of Investigation employees losing confidence in him.
  • Jones named to captain Lions against Crusaders

    Jones named to captain Lions against Crusaders

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    There's going to be a few bumps on the road, this is our second stepping stone towards those three Tests , we're getting in a better place every time we train and play together. The Crusaders include eight All Blacks in their team, including full-back Israel Dagg . "It was always going to be tough". "We see the Lions series as a great opportunity to gauge where we're at from both an individual and a team perspective".
  • Theresa May regretting election call now, Nicola Sturgeon claims

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    The pollsters caution that there is a lot of uncertainty around the forecast. The Conservatives , meanwhile, were celebrating their best results in Scotland since 1983, winning 13 seats after running an unashamedly pro-Union campaign. I'm disappointed at the SNP losses but I'm pleased that we've won the election". "If the arithmetic lends itself to that, I would want us look at being part of that".