• Schumer: Trump needs to 'step up to the plate'

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    One, if there are tapes, he alluded to the fact that there are tapes, maybe as a threat or taunting Comey. "No more game playing", Schumer said. Chuck Schumer , responding to Trump's statement Friday that he would "100 percent" speak under oath about the Comey affair, said he would like the president to testify in public before the Senate.
  • Passengers tie man threatening to blow Malaysia Airlines plane

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    Photographs taken by other passengers showed heavily armed security personnel boarding the plane after its return to Melbourne . Passenger Andrew Leoncelli said the device the man had was a boombox type portable music player. Passengers on the flight said they feared for their lives when he rushed towards the cockpit shouting that he wanted to " blow the plane up ". The authorities and airline launched a probe into the matter and found out that the man had no bomb but a history of ...
  • LGBTI charity Stonewall condemns Tory partnership with anti-gay party

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    Beleaguered May is appointing new members of her government after several of them lost their seats in Parliament in this week's general election that proved disastrous for her Conservative Party . May's party won 318 seats, eight short of the 326 they needed for an outright majority. A party spokesperson confirmed the resignation of Hill, a combative character who one ex-colleague said had helped create a "toxic" atmosphere at the heart of government.
  • SNP can stop Tory majority as polls narrow says Sturgeon

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    Speaking about Scotland's place in the Brexit negotiations, Sturgeon said Scotland had voted No in the 2014 independence referendum in part "to protect its place in the EU". "Indeed, some polls now indicate Scotland could be pivotal in deciding this election, with the issue of how big a Tory majority is - or whether they have one at all - decided here".
  • Defiant Qatar rejects interference as crisis grows

    Defiant Qatar rejects interference as crisis grows

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    We are a platform for peace not terrorism . The two countries, along with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, cut diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of backing Islamist militants and their enemy Iran - charges Qatar denies.
  • Cavs stay alive with victory in Game 4

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    Don't look now, but the Warriors have a 3-1 lead in the National Basketball Association finals. My point is: Pachulia does the actual dirty work for Golden State. Their bench is too steady and no matter how well you defend them, they can work for a good shot on every single possession. Whether he was dribbling circles around the defense to get into the paint or pulling up from three, there was no shot he did not like in game 4.
  • Trump ignores secy's call for calm, 'scolds' Qatar

    Trump ignores secy's call for calm, 'scolds' Qatar

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    Aircraft that fly out of Qatar - including fighter jets, drones and refueling planes - can be relocated, they said . Trump accused Qatar of being a "high level" funder of terrorism on Friday, even as the Pentagon and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson cautioned against the military, commercial and humanitarian effects of a blockade imposed by Arab states and others.
  • Doubts over Theresa May's grip on power as DUP talks continue

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    Among Tory MPs there was fury at the way a 20-point opinion poll lead at the start of the campaign had been thrown away in an election which she did not need to call for another three years. They were replaced by Gavin Barwell, a former housing minister who lost his seat in the election. She had called the election with the stated reason that it would strengthen her hand in negotiations for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union - the talks are due to start on 19 June.
  • 'Sorry' Theresa May promises to reflect on changes after election setback

    'Sorry' Theresa May promises to reflect on changes after election setback

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    As the overall result of a hung Parliament in the United Kingdom general election becomes clear, Theresa May led Conservative party looks set to end with 319 MPs as opposed to Jeremy Corbyn led Labour s 261. After all, the Labour Party has not won 40 per cent of the popular vote since 2001 and did so this time with a radical manifesto. That will nearly certainly be pushed back even more, as the Conservative Party now has its hands full trying to form a coalition with one or more ...