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European Union ready for Brexit negotiations, says Merkel

Another EU official in Brussels said it was too early to speculate on how the bloc would react to a change in Britain's demands for its withdrawal. The British government's views on upcoming Brexit negotiations have not changed following Prime Minister Theresa May's failure to win an outright majority at a national election, Defence Minister Michael Fallon said today.

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Conservatives, DUP agree to 'confidence and supply' deal on government

The spokesman indicated this would not be a formal coalition but a minority government with looser DUP support on a " confidence and supply basis". After the Conservatives failed to win a majority, Prime Minister Theresa May says she can rely on the support of the Democratic Unionist Party.

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Merkel says EU is 'ready to start Brexit negotiations'

Some EU officials and members of the European Parliament took aim at British Prime Minister Theresa May - who called the UK's snap election in an attempt to strengthen her hand in the Brexit talks - and the wider Conservative Party. European Union leaders expressed concern that Mrs May's loss of her majority would raise the risk of negotiations failing, resulting in a legal limbo for people and business.

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AFCON Qualifier: Why Nigeria lost to South Africa - Coach Rohr

Where were the likes of Elderson Echiejile, Troost Ekong, Abdullahi Shehu, Chidozie Awaziem doing in defence when Tokelo Rantie towered high in space to beat Akpeyi in goal for Nigeria? "I won't blame the keeper for the defeat, we lose as a team".

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Wales boss Chris Coleman remembers his Serbia nightmare before Belgrade clash

Coleman will need to alter his side's attacking strategy to compensate for that enormous loss and an injury to Hal Robson-Kanu, and he will have to adapt defensively too, with left-back Neil Taylor suspended and centre-back James Collins injured.

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Britain's May to form new government with Northern Irish party

Her Labour rival Jeremy Corbyn , once written off by opponents, said Mrs May should step down and he wanted to form a minority government. But May, facing scorn for running a lacklustre campaign, was determined to hang on. But senior figures also cautioned against an immediate leadership election, as the government prepares to start talks on leaving the European Union around June 19.

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How To Watch The Tony Awards

Rogers' " Oslo ", about the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords, are considered the favorites for best play in this all-American contest, which also includes Paula Vogel's Broadway debut with " Indecent " and Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer prize-winning new play " Sweat ".

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IIT JEE Advanced result 2017 declared; check results

The IIT JEE 2017 Advanced examination took place on 21st May 2017. A total of over 2 lakh students had given the JEE Advanced exam in 2017 who are awaiting their result as of now. The paper consist of multiple choice numerical and match the following type of questions. For Criterion 2: Age Limit of students for JEE Advanced must have been born on October 1,1992.

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US intelligence chiefs decline to comment on Trump inquiry

Mike Rogers repeatedly said they would not discuss their private conversations with President Donald Trump . We know that Comey is someone who takes copious notes about these conversations, and I think everyone's expecting a lot more detail about what specifically President Trump asked or directed or pressured him to do.

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French voters head to the polls in parliamentary elections

US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron called British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday to congratulate her after her Conservative Party won the most seats in a national election. But the 39-year-old needs to gain a majority to push through the changes he has promised to reform France. "We want a big majority to be able to act and transform France over the next five years", Mounir Mahjoubi, a junior minister in Macron's government, told Reuters .

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IndyCar race at Texas red-flagged after big crash

Drivers came to Texas concerned that pack racing would lead to problems. "I'm so stoked; shows you how good that Chevy engine is". He is also the defending champ at TMS, winning last season on a last-lap charge to the checkered flag. "I knew we were going to have a good vehicle". He worked his way back onto the lead lap with 20 to go and finished second. "It is what it is". "Special place for me, and for our team, and clearly to get two wins like that, there's nothing like that".

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Warriors still in control, but wary of Cavaliers

What happened Friday night with Cleveland's 137-116 Game 4 trampling of the Warriors shouldn't be a surprise. "That's just how I'm built". Draymond Green got a first-quarter technical foul, then he got a third-quarter technical that elicited perhaps the loudest cheer of the night from a sold-out crowd that hates him, only to have his first technical foul reassigned to Warriors coach Steve Kerr .

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Capito backing seven-year Medicaid expansion phase-down

The prospective bill diverges from the AHCA, which would immediately cut enhanced Medicaid funding for all enrollees who sign up after the 2020 deadline. Gardner and emphasized the value of having more than 400,000 people covered under the Medicaid expansion, which has reduced uncompensated care by more than half and significantly reduced wasteful emergency room visits.

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Two suspects arrested for Tehran terror attack

The attacks were the first in Iran claimed by the Islamic State, which has repeatedly threatened Shias, the second largest branch of Islam, a majority in Iran. A separate terrorist group in the country was detained before it managed to carry out any terror attack. All the five assailants involved were subsequently killed by Iranian security forces.

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Jeremy Corbyn enjoys kickabout as politics takes a backseat

Jeremy Corbyn , the Labour Party leader has the vote of several British artists, which is not surprising. The exit poll predicted the Conservatives would win 314 seats and the Labour Party 266, meaning no clear victor and a "hung parliament" .

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Trump Wants To Give Air Traffic Control A Major Update

In an attempt to gain support for the plan , which fell short in Congress past year, the White House said the corporation's board should be insulated from industry stakeholder groups. The president's team invited several Republican members of Congress, including Texas Sen. However, others in the industry have not been as keen. Despite all of Monday's pomp and circumstance, he basically just signed a letter to Congress outlining his ideas.

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France's Macron calls talks with Putin frank

Macron also agreed to the same, adding, "we disagree on a number of things but at least we discussed them". The discussions Monday, however, will be less about building than rebuilding, as both leaders hope to fix a relationship that has recently grown fraught.

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Thibault Gouti Out Of UFC Fight Night 110 Due To Illness

When Hunt backed up, he'd throw a body kick or a high kick. "The Super Samoan" looked in control from the outset, overcoming Lewis' early barrage to dictate proceedings as he patiently stalked his prey, the inevitable finish ultimately coming late in the fourth round.

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Gordon Strachan: 'We drew but it feels like we lost'

Wayne Rooney was England's captain when he held a regular place in the team and Chelsea defender Gary Cahill skippered the side for England's March friendly against Germany in Dortmund. Oxlade-Chamberlain had been on the pitch only five minutes when he turned past Brown, moved across the penalty area, right to left, and opened the scoring with a rising left-foot shot.

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So Much For The OPEC Deal: Oil Trading Near Multiweek Lows

Crude futures were inching up early Thursday in Asia, reversing the downward spiral of the past two days, supported by bargain-hunting and bullish United States stocks data from the American Petroleum Institute , which was released after market close.

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OPEC oil output rises in May as cut-exempt Nigeria, Libya pump…

Libya's rising production and exports add to soaring United States output, which largely thanks to shale oil drilling has jumped by more than 10% since the middle of a year ago to over 9.3-million barrels a day, close to top producers Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation.

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U.S. crude oil inventories are still above historic norms — CHART

US West Texas Intermediate futures settled 26 cents or 0.55 per cent lower at US$47.40. The EIA also said it sees OPEC oil production averaging 32.3 million barrels per day this year and 32.8 million barrels per day in 2018. With Saudi Arabia remaining the de facto leader and the largest producer in OPEC , any change in Qatar's production, whether a reduction or increase, will only have a limited impact on the fundamentals of supply and demand.

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Sean Spicer Admits That Trump's Tweets ARE Official Presidential Statements

President Donald Trump on Friday broke his silence on Twitter following explosive testimony by fired FBI Director James Comey , declaring "total and complete vindication". Comey said he leaked information partly in response to a Trump tweet in which the president appeared to threaten him and suggested there might be tapes of their conversations.

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Health of Nashville defenceman Ryan Ellis still in question

Jake Guentzel gets an honorable mention, but Sid is doing the heavy lifting on that line and he disappeared for an entire series to the point where he was nearly a healthy scratch. Crosby and Subban haven't shared much ice time at even strength in the series, directly opposing each other for less than 22 minutes. The franchise has won all four of its Cups on the road.

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'Will Trump Regret This?' President Vows to Testify Under Oath

This sends a clear message that Republicans are willing to share fake news and risky narratives in their quest to deny Russian interference in our elections. The President himself accused Comey of lying and leaking Friday on Twitter. "What's most important is that investigators in the Senate and at the Department of Justice get all the facts and find the truth", Murphy said.

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Donald Trump Woke Up and Had Some Name Calling for Breakfast

Comey said Friday that he gave the friend - later identified as Daniel Richman , a longtime Comey confidante and Columbia University professor - the information after Trump tweeted that he may have tapes of his conversations with the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director.

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Jammu and Kashmir: 13 militants killed in 96 hours, says Army

Indian troops have launched relentless operations all along the LoC. A trooper was also killed in Nowgam sector fighting militants, the officials said. "Explosives, inflammable material and arms and ammunition recovered from the intruders indicate Pakistan's designs to orchestrate high-profile terror incidents targeting innocent civilian population and security forces during the holy month of Ramadhan", the statement said.

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Sells 1390 Shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH)

The stock has "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, September 16. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Monday, November 7 by Citigroup. Goldman Sachs downgraded Vermilion Energy Inc (NYSE:VET) on Thursday, November 5 to "Sell" rating.

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Sterling stunned by United Kingdom election shock, stocks wait for more results

The initial exit poll gave the first warning sign that the Conservative majority that May was seeking was likely to be non-existent and as the night progressed, the prospects of a hung parliament increased. The safe-haven Japanese yen edged higher on risk aversion to reach 109.88 per dollar JPY=. "Market worries will primarily be expressed in currencies", said James Butterfill, head of research and investment strategy at ETF Securities, referring to the FTSE 100.

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Moscow 'ready' to help resolve Gulf crisis

Qatar has denounced the allegations and received backing from its close ally Turkey, whose parliament approved the deployment of troops to defend the emirate. Erdogan dismissed a "blacklist" drawn up by the Arab countries opposed to Qatar and targeting certain Qatari-backed organizations as sponsors of terrorism.

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Family of London attacker Khuram Butt 'appalled' at terror acts

Shortly later, the lifeless bodies of the attackers are seen on the pavement. The prosecutor said Italy had lacked the evidence to prosecute Zaghba, but had warned Britain about him. Authorities said he aroused suspicion because he tried to board a flight to Turkey with a one-way ticket and a small backpack. "We're pushing the British authorities because, frankly, this isn't the kind of thing that can go on and on", Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis told the news agency Efe ...

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Who do you believe, Comey or Trump?

Trump wouldn't rule out a previous claim that there may be tapes of his conversations with Comey . CNN's Wolf Blitzer asked Sen. "There was not a counterintelligence investigation of Mr. "We absolutely have a right to know if there are tapes", she said. It was a a deja vu moment for many who remember how the revelation of the Nixon White House tapes fueled the Watergate investigation so many years ago.

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Cavaliers didn't want Warriors celebrating in Cleveland

That taste wouldn't have been the same if we would have lost tonight and they would have celebrated on our home floor. "We're going to keep scrapping". If you give a team that kind of confidence, it snowballs". You got the game fucked up with that one. Kevin Love added 23 points for Cleveland , which made 24 three-pointers and finished the first half with a jaw-dropping 86 points.

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Trump Claims 'Vindication' After Comey Rakes Him Over Coals

Comey did not have to tell the Senate Intelligence Committee that he had leaked his memo to the press to make sure a special counsel was appointed. The ex-director's statement deepened questions about the basis for his May 9 dismissal and about whether Trump's actions constituted obstruction of justice.

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Halep misses another chance to win Grand Slam title

Two years later, in 2009, she would win the Open 10-12 in the 12-year-old category, at the Tennis Club de Boulogne Billancourt, a stone's throw from Roland Garros , joining Amelie Mauresmo and Justine Henin on the list of winners. Halep finished off the game in a lengthy rally with Ostapenko committing another unforced error to lead 5-4. "I still have to improve some things and to get better as player".


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