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May would have been able to form a government without support from the Democratic Unionist Party , which won 10 seats if Conservatives seized four seats from Labour - Dudley North (22 majority); Newcastle-under-Lyme (30 majority); Crew and Nantwich (48 majority); and Canterbury (187 majority).
  • Tories and DUP to agree 'confidence and supply' deal

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    British newspapers summed it up in a word: Mayhem. At the same time, pro-Europe Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said she wanted to be involved in "looking again" at Britain's aims for Brexit. But once talks with Brussels have kicked off, Mrs May reportedly faces the chop before Christmas after her snap election gamble painfully backfired.
  • London Bridge terrorist: Attacker's last WhatsApp message REVEALED

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    There has been widespread praise of the quick response on Saturday from armed police, who killed the three attackers with 50 shots within eight minutes of the alarm being raised. Boris Johnson, Britain's foreign secretary, said that the police and security services will have questions to answer about why Butt was not stopped.
  • I'm willing to testify under oath about Comey claims

    I'm willing to testify under oath about Comey claims

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    Trump, who said he's "100 percent" willing to testify under oath if Senate investigators ask, also rejected Comey's claim that he demanded loyalty from the Federal Bureau of Investigation director. He also seized on Comey's revelation that he had directed a friend to release contents of memos he'd written documenting his conversations with the president to a reporter.
  • France goes to polls to elect members to National Assembly

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    Macron was not expected to win an outright majority only a few weeks ago. France's far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen is expected to notch up a paltry score in the election. The final results will be confirmed next Sunday after the second round of voting. To win a seat in the first round of voting, candidates need to win more than half of the votes which must account for at least a quarter of the registered voters.
  • Reed Supports Rollback of Dodd-Frank Banking Regulations

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    The bill now heads to the Senate where it's unclear if it has the votes needed to reach President Donald Trump's desk. Democrats acknowledge problems with Dodd-Frank but are not supportive of Hensarling's legislation, which despite its passage in the House, has little hope of being taken up in the Senate.
  • Boris Johnson denies plot to topple May after UK election

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    Jeremy Corbyn , the Labor Party leader often dismissed (even by many in his own party) as an ineffectual ideologue, galvanized younger and working-class voters with an egalitarian message of "For the Many, Not the Few". This is expected to have an impact on the Brexit negotiations, which are due to open with the European Union on June 19. Some say her failure means the government must now take a more flexible approach to the divorce, potentially softening the exit terms.
  • Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid Gulf crisis

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    Qatar has said citizens of states that have cut ties with the emirate will be allowed to stay in the country despite measures against its own nationals. Saudi Arabia has banned hotels and tourist facilities in the country from airing Qatar-based broadcaster Al Jazeera in a weird move as part of widespread restrictions on the neighbouring country.
  • Gulf states' Qatar blockade hinders anti-IS fight

    Gulf states' Qatar blockade hinders anti-IS fight

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    Gargash said the four Arab states seek a "political commitment to change course" by Qatar, including ending its support for the Brotherhood and Hamas. The fake article quoted Sheikh Tamim as calling Iran an "Islamic power" and saying Qatar's relations with Israel were "good" during a military ceremony.