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Police detained 12 people in the wake of last Saturday's van and knife attack by three Islamists but they have since been released without charges. Youssef Zaghba, 22, was a resident of East London and is believed to have been an Italian citizen of Moroccan descent, police said, adding that he had not been a "subject of interest" to police or British intelligence.
  • 'Coalition of crackpots': Newspapers savage Theresa May over election nightmare

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    Prime Minister Theresa May dispatched her chief whip, Gavin Williamson, to Belfast on Saturday to hold talks with the DUP , which has faced criticism for its conservative views on social issues such as gay marriage and abortion. The DUP was founded in the 1970s by the late firebrand preacher Ian Paisley, and in the 1980s was a key player in the "Save Ulster from Sodomy" campaign, which unsuccessfully fought against the legalization of gay sex.
  • Britain's May seeks deal to cling to power

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    As the final results came in, May began intensive talks with the DUP and made her way to the Palace to ask the Queen for permission to form a new government. They quit Saturday after becoming a focus of blame for the Conservatives' election disaster. Labour's tally, even when added to those of potential allies such as the Scottish National Party and other smaller parties, was still short of a majority.
  • UAE Ambassador to US Urges Qatar Re-Examine Regional Policies

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    Trump's comments came after his top diplomat Rex Tillerson appealed to Saudi Arabia and its regional allies to ease their blockade of Qatar , saying it is hindering U.S. He said families were being separated, children removed from school and Qataris forced to deal with food shortages. "We believe these are unintended consequences".
  • Comey's Testimony Suggests Bill Clinton May Have Cost Hillary the Election

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    In general practice, the F.B.I. investigates, and hands over the results of the investigation to the attorneys at the Department of Justice, who in turn decide whether or not to charge an individual. not pursue any charges. "It might be worth asking", Tucker said. He later explained that it felt "silly" to not acknowledge the investigation publicly as both presidential campaigns were speaking publicly about it - but said the Clinton campaign was using "euphemisms" for it, including a ...
  • French Pres. Macron: Long Handshake With Trump 'Not Innocent'

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    The record shows only favorable words from Trump for centrist Emmanuel Macron's opponent, the defeated far-right candidate Marine Le Pen . And at yesterday's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting, the new prime minister of France, Emmanuel Macron , dominated Trump not once but twice, according to social-media referees.
  • Britain's May seeks deal with N.Ireland party to cling to power

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    Instead, her strategy backfired as the election took away the Conservative majority and sent the country into political turmoil. With 619 out of 650 constituencies declared, a Press Association forecast predicted that Tories would end up with 320 seats - 10 fewer than when the election was called and six short of an absolute majority.
  • Britain's May still in talks with DUP on power deal

    Britain's May still in talks with DUP on power deal

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    Survation, the opinion polling firm that came closest to predicting correctly the election's outcome, said a new poll it conducted for the Mail on Sunday newspaper showed support for Labour now 6 percentage points ahead of the Conservatives.
  • Theresa May's top advisers quit

    Theresa May's top advisers quit

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    She obtained Queen Elizabeth's approval to form a new government and will ally Conservatives with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party , which won 10 seats. The DUP won 10. He told the Sunday Mirror: "Theresa May has been to the palace". Several Conservative lawmakers have warned she can not carry on indefinitely, after throwing away a 17-seat majority in the 650-seat House of Commons.
  • France joins mediation efforts between Qatar, Gulf countries

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    Turkey will send warplanes and warships to Qatar after an initial deployment of troops to a Turkish base there, the mass-circulation Hurriyet newspaper said on its website. A senior UAE official accused Qatar of escalating the row by seeking help from Turkey and Iran. Trump's condemnation contradicted the message delivered by his secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, who had urged Qatar's neighbors to ease their blockade while calling for "calm and thoughtful dialogue".
  • Politics expert Matthew Goodwin eats his book live on Sky News

    Politics expert Matthew Goodwin eats his book live on Sky News

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    Despite the increase in poll numbers after the leak of the Labour manifesto and several missteps from the ruling Conservative Party , some continued to believe Labour would perform poorly. Matthew Goodwin had promised on Twitter that if his poll prediction for the UK Polls went wrong, he would eat his entire book on the separation of the UK from the European Union.