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The extensive coverage of former FBI Director James Comey's Senate testimony gave Americans time to pause and focus on the slowly unfolding story about President Donald Trump and Russian involvement in the presidential campaign. His testimony does not implicate the Trump presidency, but it nonetheless questions the billionaire Republican president's personality. "You fought hard for me and now I'm fighting hard for all of you".
  • Theresa May pressured to resign after British election disaster

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    British newspapers summed it up in a word: Mayhem. They saw through her "strong and stable" motto, repeated ad nauseum throughout the campaign, to the spurious and shifty reality beneath. She's hanging on. Whether she can survive the summer is a big question. The results confounded those who said Corbyn was electorally toxic. The surge in the vote for Corbyn's Labour party was attributed to a surge in turnout among voters aged 18-24, according to polling by Sky News .
  • Afghan border guards killed by USA friendly fire

    Afghan border guards killed by USA friendly fire

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    In mid-March, three U.S soldiers were shot and wounded in another apparent insider attack at an Afghan military base in Helmand province. The incident remains under investigation, officials said. Three hundreds of US Marines have been recently dispatched to the province to provide training and support Afghan security forces. Civilian casualties from both United States and Afghan air raids increased dramatically past year, according to the UN's most recent report on threats to civilians.
  • Theresa's party suffers loss, but set to form govt

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    May had not planned for a coalition when she called the early elections in mid-April. May had a slight majority in the previous parliament and had chose to call an early election in an attempt to strengthen her position in the Brexit talks.
  • Top aides to Theresa May resign after disastrous election results

    Top aides to Theresa May resign after disastrous election results

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    May biographer Rosa Prince, author of Theresa May: The Enigmatic Prime Minister, told IBTimes UK that the prime minister would have consulted Hill and Timothy before calling for the election in April . The Conservative Party failed to reach the halfway mark of 326 seats to form government in Britain after snap general election were held on Thursday and will now need support from other parties to reach the halfway mark of 326 in the 650-seat House of Commons.
  • Government seeks dismissal of suit over Trump's businesses

    Government seeks dismissal of suit over Trump's businesses

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    Advocates from the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) brought the suit against Trump in January, shortly after he entered office. "We heartily disagree and look forward to our day in court". The filing argued CREW did not have the standing to file a suit. The Justice Department also said the clause has no bearing over private business transactions.
  • Bill Cosby's legal team attack sex assault accuser's credibility

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    She said she walked toward the kitchen and Cosby was there and offered her tea and a muffin. Cosby, 79, is charged with aggravated indecent assault. Cosby's home, and had wine and sat by a fire", Agrusa said. She viewed him like a father. But Constand said she had rebuffed Cosby's "suggestive" passes, once when he put his hand on her thigh and another time when he put his finger on her trousers and tried to unzip them.
  • US calls on Arab states to ease Qatar blockade as crisis deepens

    US calls on Arab states to ease Qatar blockade as crisis deepens

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    Far from backing down in the face of unprecedented pressure from Gulf rivals, Qatar's foreign minister said Thursday that no other country could determine its policies. Qatar hosts 8,000 USA military personnel at al Udeid, the largest US air base in the Middle East and a launchpad for USA -led strikes on the Islamic State militant group.
  • Greek PM congratulates Labour's Corbyn on election result

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    May had hoped the election would focus on Brexit , but that never happened, as both the Conservatives and Labour said they would respect voters' wishes and go through with the divorce. A clearly shaken May on Thursday night said she would continue as prime minister. "At any point a tiny number of either Conservative or DUP MPs could say: "we won't put up with this" he says.
  • Sinn Fein maintains abstentionist stance as DUP puts out feelers to Tories

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    That would mean the winning party would need 323 seats for a majority, rather than 326. Money for Northern Ireland will undoubtedly be part of their demands, and Mrs May will expect that. There is also anger among the party membership over the huge election losses and May's gamble to call a snap general election a full three years ahead of when it would have been officially due in 2020.