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In the wake of a crushing blow at the 2017 general election , Conservative leader Theresa May has vowed to form a government of "certainty" with Northern Ireland's DUP (Democratic Unionist Party). But her continued leadership of the party is still seen as in doubt, following a campaign that was undermined by back-tracking and by her preference to act alone or in a close-knit group of advisers.
  • Brighton terror victim named as Kai Hao by Malcolm Turnbull

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    Three officers were wounded in the shootout which ended the siege, and a second man, in addition to the hostage-taker, died from a gunshot wound, police said. "Everyone just panicked", one witness, Luke Fourniotis, told the Herald Sun . "Terrorism is one line of inquiry", Crisp said, adding that counter-terrorism police and the police crime unit were investigating.
  • Tehran Attackers are Iranians who Fought Alongside ISIS

    Tehran Attackers are Iranians who Fought Alongside ISIS

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    Nine people suspected of ISIS links have been arrested, a website close to the judiciary said Friday, as mourners paid their respects to those killed at a ceremony attended by newly re-elected moderate President Hassan Rouhani. After prayers, a procession will leave Tehran University for the Behesht-e-Zahra cemetery, near the Khomeini mausoleum 13 kilometres south of the Iranian capital.
  • May's top aides resign

    May's top aides resign

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    He said he took responsibility for his part in the campaign and particularly regretted the decision not to include more details on how the party proposed to meet increasing social care costs. She said: "Most of the time we would sit there and often and hear Fiona come up with ideas that were quite frankly insane and we'd say nothing". Unfairly or not, Ms Hill has become known as the Prime Minister's defender-in-chief.
  • Monaco's ruler: Trump should listen to scientists on climate

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    Hawaii has become the first US state to enact legislation to bring its environmental standards in line with the Paris climate accord , officials said on Wednesday, less than a week after President Donald Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the global agreement.
  • India and Pakistan incorporated into SCO

    India and Pakistan incorporated into SCO

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    Yesterday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying explained that the murders were no way connected to the United States dollars 50 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which was opposed by the Baloch nationalists. PM Modi also asserted the need for smooth connectivity in the region and suggested an enhancement to better support the trades and investments. "During the meeting, Xi pointed out that the current world situation is undergoing profound changes and China ...
  • Tories To Begin Talks With DUP

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    The deal sits uneasily with some Conservatives because of the DUP's opposition to abortion and same-sex marriage. "This government will guide the country through the crucial Brexit talks that begin in just 10 days and deliver on the will of the British people by taking the United Kingdom out of the European Union ", she had said.
  • United Kingdom election results add to Brexit uncertainties

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    Sterling sank against the dollar and the euro on Friday as doubt was cast on the whole Brexit process. Just after noon on Friday, May was driven the short distance from Downing Street to Buckingham Palace to ask Queen Elizabeth for permission to form a government - a formality under the British system.
  • What do the general election results mean for a second Scottish referendum?

    What do the general election results mean for a second Scottish referendum?

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    Scotland voted by 55 percent against independence in a 2014 referendum, but the defeated nationalists voted en masse for the SNP in 2015 handing them 56 out of 59 seats in Scotland. "We also have to listen to voters who did not give the UK ( Conservative ) party the mandate it sought". "Of course we'll listen and reflect, it's too premature to say what we'll do next around that".
  • Trump says Comey testimony showed 'no obstruction'

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    Trump's private lawyer to file leak complaint against Comey with DOJ's Inspector General & Senate Judiciary Cmte. At a private White House dinner on January 27, just days after the billionaire took office, Comey said Trump appeared to want to "create some sort of patronage relationship" with him.
  • Trump says '100 percent' ready to testify under oath

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    Trump, who did not post anything about the hearing before Comey's appearance in front of the Senate intelligence committee on Thursday said, "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication...and WOW, Comey is a leaker!" Trump abruptly fired Comey as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation on May 9, admitting later that the Russian Federation probe was on his mind at the time.