• Senator tweets to Jeff Sessions: 'You can't run forever'

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    Sessions had planned to appear before the Senate and House Appropriations Subcommittees, but the deputy attorney general will take his place, the letter said . Mr Trump said on Twitter that Mr Comey had acted "very 'cowardly!'" and possibly illegally. Leahy is correct: The last time Sessions addressed the Senate, he allegedly lied under oath .
  • UK leader May strikes tentative deal with Northern Ireland party

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    The 10 DUP MPs could prove crucial in supporting the Conservatives on key votes after Thursday's election saw Mrs May lose control of the Commons. The fallout from Thursday's snap general election , which left her Conservative Party bereft of their majority, also prompted her to seek out a relatively tiny ally that could have vast sway over what happens next in the United Kingdom.
  • Puerto Rico votes on possible statehood

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    Meanwhile, 7,600 voted for independence and almost 6,700 voted for Puerto Rico to remain a territory. Protesters on both sides of the Lopez Rivera controversy have promised to turn out, joining the crowds of revelers cheering on salsa dancers and waving Puerto Rican flags.
  • S.Korea names new defence minister to counter North's arms threat

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    North Korea says it has moved closer to test-firing an intercontinental ballistic missile with the potential of hitting the USA mainland. The North test-launched a new type of its cruise anti-ship missiles on Thursday, its fourth missile test since the South's Moon took office on May 10, pledging to engage in dialogue with Pyongyang.
  • Merkel Assumes Britain Stick to Its Plan for Brexit

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    Brussels had set June 19 as the start date for talks, but the bloc's leaders said that was now in doubt after Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble to strengthen her parliamentary mandate backfired. "And there's already uncertainty about Brexit. and we will see more uncertainty". The shock election projection sent the pound lower against the USA dollar and other currencies.
  • From the Devil to the DUP: 500000 sign petition against new government

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    It was not what was said publicly or not said, but the lack of support and the silence from fellow Tory party leaders, an indication that all is not well. Pressure is growing on Prime Minister Theresa May to announce her intention to resign in the next few months. Mrs May hopes to run a minority government with the support of the DUP's 10 MPs.
  • Britain's May Seeks Deal with Northern Irish Party to Cling to Power

    Britain's May Seeks Deal with Northern Irish Party to Cling to Power

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    The First Secretary of State is a role previously held by George Osborne and, under Labour, Peter Mandelson and could see Mr Green standing in for Theresa May at prime minister's questions, when she is not available. Boris Johnson has denied that he is manoeuvring to oust Theresa May, as the prime minister struggles to reassert her authority after last week's general election resulted in a hung parliament .
  • European Union fears Brexit delay, uncertainty after shock vote

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    Chancellor Philip Hammond, meanwhile, is reported to have told the Prime Minister that she needed to put "jobs first" in negotiating a new deal with Brussels, in comments seen as a coded attack on her focus on controlling immigration. The European Parliament's Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt called the election an own goal, and said the results would make already complex negotiations even more complicated.
  • Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new UK election this year or next

    Labour leader Corbyn sees possible new UK election this year or next

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    But in an interview with BBC Radio 4's Today programme, Chris Leslie, Labour MP for Nottingham East, refused to say whether he thought Mr Corbyn was a credible prime minister. The DUP are pro-union (not Europe but UK), pro-Brexit and socially conservative. The DUP opposes same-sex marriage, with Northern Ireland the only part of the United Kingdom where it is not legal.
  • Donald Trump Jr. Completely Contradicts His Dad's Comey Claim

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    Comey raises a legitimate point when he asks: Why did the president have everyone leave the Oval Office before he brought up the Flynn investigation and said he hoped Comey could let it go? "It's not an illegal leak, because as Comey clarified in his testimony, he made sure to avoid any question of whether it would be classified or should have been classified or reveal classified information or other secret information", Fordham University law professor Jed Shugerman told the Guardian .
  • Still no deal to keep Tories in power

    Still no deal to keep Tories in power

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    Senior party figures have cautioned against any immediate leadership challenge, saying it would cause only further disruption as Britain prepares to start the Brexit talks as early as June 19. A partnership with the DUP, parliament's fifth-largest party with 10 seats, will enable May's party to push forward with their agenda. Corbyn said another national election might be needed to break the deadlock.