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Her party is deeply divided over what it wants from Brexit . May failed to win a majority in the British parliament in an election on Thursday. Since the election, most of the members of May's cabinet have kept quiet on the issue of her future, adding to speculation that her days as prime minister are numbered.
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    Iran's Intelligence Ministry said Thursday that five of the men involved in the attacks were Iranians who had joined IS. In a condolence message posted Friday on his official website, Ayatollah Khamenei described the attack "a clear sign of the vicious grudge and enmity of arrogant mercenaries toward the dignified people of Iran , and toward everything that is related to the revolution, to the Islamic Republic, and to its late honorable leader [Imam Khomeini]".
  • Pound falls as Theresa May fails to secure majority

    Pound falls as Theresa May fails to secure majority

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    The British currency dropped by 1.6 per cent against the dollar through the session to end the week at US$1.2746, having hit an eight-month high above $1.30 in mid-May when it still seemed that prime minister Theresa May's Conservative government would romp home with a much bigger cushion than the 12-seat working majority she had when she called the snap election in mid-April.
  • France's Macron faces test in parliamentary elections

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    Polling stations open at 8:00 a.m. (0600 GMT) and close in the largest cities at 8:00 p.m. (1800 GMT). A total of 7,882 candidates nationwide are vying for 577 seats up for grabs, and if no candidate wins over 50 percent of the votes in the first round, the two top-placed will go to the second round on June 18.
  • Syria army reaches Iraq border after US tensions: monitor

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    The U.S. military thanked Russian Federation on Friday for intervening with the Syrian regime to ease tensions with U.S. -backed rebel forces on the Jordanian border. US aircraft also attacked and destroyed two vehicles that were headed to a camp set up by pro-regime forces, Davis said. The Pentagon credited Syria government ally Russian Federation with helping to calm tensions.
  • Many in GOP unshaken by Comey's testimony against Trump

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    Trump made the remarks while responding to questions on Comey's explosive testimony in which he accused the president of trying to stop a probe into the alleged Russian interference in the United States elections past year. Asked by a reporter if he had told Comey to drop the investigations into former national security adviser Flynn, Trump said, "I didn't say that". "I hardly know [Comey]".
  • Turkey says Qatar deployment aims to ensure security

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    Niger said on Saturday it had recalled its ambassador to Qatar in solidarity with Arab countries that have cut ties with Doha over allegations it sponsors Islamist militants and Iran. On Friday, the U.S. president and secretary of state took contrasting approaches to Washington's mediation efforts. Donald Trump backed Riyadh and Abu Dhabi's decision to isolate Qatar while the USA secretaries of defence and state sought to calm the situation among its closest Arab partners, all of ...
  • Karen Handel: 'I do not support a livable wage'

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    Last night they held their first debate. Ossoff has raised money alongside Pelosi. He pivoted to other issues such as investing in the tech sector and elevating American leadership on issues such as climate change. "I've been knowing this young man for a long, long time", Lewis said. "Very pleased with the result and ready to fight on into June", Ossoff said.
  • Germany prepared for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel

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    With no party receiving the majority of seats in parliament, the election has resulted in a hung parliament. But he warned that time was running out to reach an agreement that could be approved by all 27 remaining member states within the two-year deadline set out in Article 50.
  • London bridge attackers tried to get a larger truck: Cops

    London bridge attackers tried to get a larger truck: Cops

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    It turns out that attacker Khuram Butt originally tried to rent a 7.5 tonne truck, similar to the one used in the Bastille Day attack in Nice that killed 86 people and injured hundreds more a year ago. Cole, 41, said the attack was "the most challenging, most intense situation I've dealt with" in an 18-year police career. The warped killer and his two accomplices, Redoaune, 30, and Zaghba, 22, were shot dead by police who arrived at the scene in eight minutes.
  • Three US soldiers killed in Afghanistan: Pentagon

    Three US soldiers killed in Afghanistan: Pentagon

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    It said the incident was under investigation. The US military command in Afghanistan released a statement saying that the "friendly-fire" incident "resulted in the deaths and injuries" and that an investigation is being conducted. The incident occurred during a joint U.S. Afghanistan has suffered a string of violent attacks in recent weeks after the Taliban launched their spring offensive, including attacks in the capital city of Kabul that killed and wounded hundreds.