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The UK election of 2017 ended in a hung parliament after the ruling-Conservative Party of Prime Minister Theresa May failed to retain its majority, however, British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would lead a minority government. The Telegraph said senior Conservatives including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, interior minister Amber Rudd and Brexit minister David Davis were taking soundings over whether to replace her.
  • United States soldiers killed, 1 wounded in Taliban attack in Afghanistan

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    He said the Afghan soldier was killed after the attack. JALALABAD, Afghanistan Three American soldiers were killed and one wounded on Saturday when an Afghan soldier opened fire on them in eastern Afghanistan, according to officials. So-called "green-on-blue" attacks - when Afghan soldiers or police turn their guns on global troops - have been a major problem during NATO's long years fighting alongside Afghan forces.
  • US AG to testify before Senate intelligence panel

    US AG to testify before Senate intelligence panel

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    Sessions, who recused himself from the Russian Federation probe in March, had been scheduled to testify before the Senate and House Appropriations Subcommittees next week. In your statement, you said that you and the Federal Bureau of Investigation leadership team decided not to discuss the president's actions with Attorney General Sessions, even though he had not recused himself.
  • Syrians in Raqqa face mines, snipers by Islamic State

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    The Raqqa campaign commander Rojda Felat said an assault had begun on the al-Mushleb district at the city's south-eastern outskirts, confirming an earlier report by the United Kingdom-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The US-led coalition has said 3,000 to 4,000 Daesh fighters are thought to be holed up in Raqqa city, where they have erected defenses against the anticipated assault.
  • Theresa May 'Alone And Friendless' After Election Defeat, Says Former Aide

    Theresa May 'Alone And Friendless' After Election Defeat, Says Former Aide

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    They were replaced by Gavin Barwell, a former housing minister who lost his seat in the election. May would be forced to resign if she failed to win a majority in a subsequent vote. Theresa May lost her two most powerful - and notorious - advisers yesterday as she fought to cling on to power at No 10. Support for May within the party ranks plunged after the election results and now lots of party members are calling on her to step down.
  • Jeff Sessions to Appear Before Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday

    Jeff Sessions to Appear Before Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday

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    Former FBI Director James Comey raised additional questions at a hearing on Thursday, saying that the FBI expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he actually did. Sessions said he would send Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to the appropriations subcommittees in his stead to discuss budget matters. In January, Sessions was still a senator from the state of Alabama when he appeared at a hearing before his confirmation as attorney general.
  • Should we pay attention to Trump's twitter during Comey hearing?

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    The Atlantic's Donald Trump Tweet Tracker analyses significant Trump tweets, noting political and historical context as well as Trump's grudges and past actions. "I have not had a discussion with him about that", Spicer replied when asked how much confidence Trump has in Sessions by ABC's Jonathan Karl. "It would most likely be outside the White House".
  • British PM fights for survival ahead of Brexit talks

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    If she remains prime minister — if her famously regicidal party does not defenestrate her immediately — her majority will be neither strong nor stable, particularly because her party is riven by divisions over Brexit , too. "From hubris to humiliation", said the left-leaning Guardian . But Elmar Brok, a German conservative and the European Parliament's top Brexit expert, told the Ruhr Nachrichten newspaper that the talks would now be more complicated.
  • European Union tells May

    European Union tells May "no time to lose" on Brexit talks

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    The German chancellor said the European Union wants talks to progress "quickly" and warned it will defend the interests of its members during the looming divorce proceedings. The election proved disastrous for the U.K. Independence Party, which failed to win a single seat. "Looks like it was the Brexit election after all".
  • Louisiana House budget offer panned by Senate

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    The House passed its version of the bill in May, but many GOP senators said that legislation could not be passed in the upper legislative chamber. Standing next to Biggs in the elevator after the HFC meeting, Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) agreed. And even the White House is admitting that the ongoing investigation into whether Trump's team colluded with Russian Federation during the 2016 election is hampering any efforts at legislative achievements.
  • Saudi Arabia, Gulf allies hail Donald Trump's remarks on isolated Qatar

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    Moscow called on Saturday for dialogue between Qatar and its neighbours in the Gulf, promising help in mediating the crisis, as Russia's foreign minister met his Qatari counterpart. but our strategic options are still diplomacy and dialogue". The list included members of the ruling family. Bahrain's justice minister on Saturday said it would prosecute any person or political group caught supporting or even communicating with any person or group on the sanctions list.