British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble in calling an early election backfired spectacularly, as her Conservative Party lost its majority in Parliament and pressure mounted on her Friday to resign. May's campaign took a nosedive when the Conservatives announced controversial plans on the care of the elderly last month - branded a "dementia tax" by opponents - leading her to tweak the policy days later.
Clinton, in one of her first public appearances since the election, argued that the incident was a "nothing burger". But these are not normal times - and there is a chance that Comey's testimony in some ways could help the president.
The Arab Sunni nations accuse Qatar of supporting radical groups, including allowing or encouraging financial support. The feud has raised fears of wider instability in an already volatile region that is a crucial global energy supplier and home to several Western military bases.
Italian officials said suspicions about him had been shared with British authorities. Police disclosed late on June 5 that 27-year-old Khuram Butt, a British citizen born in Pakistan , was known to police and domestic spy agency MI5 but with resources scarce had not been deemed enough of a threat to warrant close monitoring.
Throughout the election campaign, the British PM has repeated that Brexit negotiations begin 11 days after the General Election. German Chancellor Angela "Merkel will notice that, (French President Emmanuel) Macron will notice that". "The reality is, not only is there a discussion on forming a government, but also a significant shoring up of support from leading party officials".
May went into the election promising to provide "strong and stable" leadership, but as the campaign wore on, the Conservatives' sizable lead in the polls began to erode, and May found herself loudly criticized as an ineffective campaigner who dodged candidate debates and tough questions on Brexit , the most important challenge facing Britain.
Meanwhile, Pakistan has organized special flights to bring back pilgrims stranded in Qatar on their way home from Mecca, said Pakistan International Airlines chief executive officer Nayyar Hayat. "The feeling here is that it is going to take a while to fix". Ghobas, one of the most eloquent exponents of UAE thinking, insisted the new anti-Qatar alliance was not planning a military invasion or externally enforced regime change.
May was facing calls to resign after her bid to increase the Tory majority failed. "I don't think that's in the hearts and minds of Londoners at the minute, (not) almost as much as security is", said Sheard, 22. The Tories lost seven frontbenchers, with ministers Jane Ellison, Simon Kirby, Gavin Barwell, James Wharton, Nicola Blackwood and Rob Wilson going down to defeat, along with Cabinet Office minister Ben Gummer, the author of the widely criticised Tory manifesto.
Defense Secretary James Mattis also spoke to his counterpart in Qatar to express USA commitment to security. The order to refrain from increasing exposure to Qatar is being applied to include treasury investments, loans, letters of credit and trade-finance facilities, the people said.
The results could potentially be the best performacen for the party since 2001. Labour had won 258 seats. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May , centre, gestures at a rally while on the general election campaign trail, in Birmingham, England, Wednesday June 7, 2017.
Bahrain is warning the island's media outlets not to "publish or circulate anything that condones or justifies Qatari policies by any means". Bahrain already has shut down what many believe is its only independent newspaper and refused to accredit journalists, including two from The Associated Press.
As she was resoundingly re-elected to her Maidenhead seat in southern England, May looked tense and did not spell out what she planned to do. Since 1929 there have only been two UK General Elections that resulted in hung parliaments - in 1974 and 2010.
In related news, the soldiers abducted a young man from the town of ath-Thaheriyya, south of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank , and detained another Palestinian from Hebron city. One side minimizes the negative effect of the settlements on peace efforts; the other side avoids the magnitude of Palestinian violence and consistent anti-Semitic propaganda.
One of the men, aged 27, was held on suspicion of the preparation of terrorist acts, while a 33-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs. Another police auto then arrives, and the other two terrorists can be seen getting shot - with all the action concluding in under 20 seconds. Khuram Butt, 27, was one of the three men who killed eight people and injured 48 in their marauding van and knife attack near London Bridge on Saturday.
Police increased patrols in the streets and subway stations ofTehran Thursday, a day after a pair of Islamic State attacks on parliament and the tomb of Iran's revolutionary leader. The outlet said the Iranian Intelligence Ministry was now refusing to publish the last names of the perpetrators as they searched for relatives potentially tied to the Islamic State as well.
But district official S.K. Singh said an investigation has been ordered after police denied that they had opened fire on the protesters. Gandhi was also accompanied by senior party leaders Digvijay Singh, Kamal Nath and Janata Dal-United's Sharad Yadav.
He added that Turkish troops would be deployed to the country "for the sake of the security of the entire region". Under the bill, the two countries' armies will also be able to carry out joint exercises. The Arab states accuse Qatar of supporting extremism, a charge Doha firmly denies. "I want to clearly say that we disapprove the sanctions on Qatar", Erdogan was quoted by the state-run Anadolu Agency as saying.
In the most eagerly anticipated US congressional hearing in years, Comey told lawmakers the Trump administration had lied and defamed him and the Federal Bureau of Investigation after the president dismissed him on May 9. President Trump's nominee to replace Comey at the FBI, Christopher Wray, a Bush-administration hand, has been well received on both sides of the aisle.
Green accused Mr. Trump of obstructing justice when he fired FBI Director James B. Comey and then suggested he did so because of "this Russia thing", referring to the bureau's probe of alleged Russian meddling in last year's election, and whether the Trump campaign had anything to do with it.
It says they will end up with 314 seats, compared to 266 for Labour , 14 for the Lib Dems. As Ukip voters switched to Labour and the Tories across the country, Mr Nuttall said Mrs May had put the Brexit process in "jeopardy" just 10 days before talks were due to begin in Brussels.
The Cavaliers , meanwhile, were swept out of the Finals 10 years ago this month. Crowding the three-point line, playing big when they forced Golden State into the paint while on the offensive side, LeBron James diced up the defense with spacing given by having J.R.
He said, "Search and rescue for more survivors was hampered due to prevailing rough weather in the area". Tropical cyclone MORA continued moving north toward the coastal district of Cox's Bazar (Chittagong divison), strengthening. It had previously warned that low-lying areas of Cox's Bazar, Chittagong and many other coastal districts were "likely to be inundated" by a storm surge of 1.2m-1.5m (4-5ft) above normal levels.
In the most eagerly anticipated USA congressional hearing in years, Comey told lawmakers the Trump Administration had lied and defamed him and the Federal Bureau of Investigation after the president dismissed him on 9 May. That, Comey said, is "a very big deal". Trump "never told Mr. Comey , "I need loyalty, I expect loyalty" in form or substance", Kasowitz said. Beyond the comments on Flynn , those interactions included Trump's insistence at their first White House meeting on ...
Trump's comments also brought criticism from Iranians on social media, who recalled their government's offers of support and the candlelight vigils held in Iran after the attacks of September 11, 2001 in the United States. That was notable because of the deep distrust between Tehran and Washington, which don't have diplomatic relations. NPR's Michele Kelemen notes that the State Department condemned the attack and wrote that "the depravity of terrorism has no place in a peaceful, civilized ...
Myanmar navy vessels take part in a search and rescue operation near San Hlan village on June 9, 2017. Navy ships and air force planes have been scouring the waves since late on Wednesday afternoon, when the aircraft disappeared en route from the southern city of Myeik to the commercial hub of Yangon.
A Met Police spokesman said: "Detectives investigating the London Bridge terror attack have carried out a search warrant at an address in east London in the early hours of Wednesday, June 7". Boris Johnson, Britain's foreign secretary, said that the police and security services will have to explain why Butt was not stopped. Officials said assailants plowed into pedestrians on London Bridge using a van, then drove to Borough Market, where they attacked people with knives.
I said at the start this election was wrong. Sadly, things haven't turned out the way we had hoped. He's not elected, not a party leader, he's nothing, he's history. We made an early decision to stand down in hundreds of seats, to offer Brexit candidates a better opportunity of getting over the line, which has meant that our overall vote share has fallen.
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson hit out at Corbyn later, saying: "There is no point in having a nuclear weapon unless you are willing in principle to deploy it". Mr Mackinlay narrowly beat Nigel Farage, then UKIP leader, in one of the tightest results in the 2015 election. Mr Mackinlay said in a statement on his Facebook page that "my campaign continues as before".
London police said earlier they had recovered a body from the Thames in their search for Xavier Thomas, a 45-year-old missing since Saturday's attack. The officer, who had been on the job for less than two years, was one of the first on the scene. The three were taken into custody at a south London police station under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act.
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson , often tipped as a potential successor to Mrs May as Tory leader, said: "We've got to listen to our constituents and listen to their concerns". Britain's election is providing another night of political shock and surprise. The electorate was voting to elect 650 MPs for the House of Commons, with about 45.8 million people entitled to vote.
In conclusion, the editors said that Trump's continued ineptitude will only scare away intelligent and qualified people from working at the White House - and leave an administration filled with "no one but his family and the Breitbart staff".
The poll put Tories on 314 seats, with Labour on 266, the Scottish National Party on 34, Liberal Democrats on 14, Plaid Cymru on three and Greens on one. The projection, if it is borne out, would confound the expectations of polling companies which, while varying, had all predicted a Conservative majority.
However, the family names of the terrorists were not revealed due to social and security considerations. ISIS claimed the attacks on Wednesday, also publishing a video hat it claimed was from the parliament building. "We condemn terrorist attacks anywhere they occur and we condemn the killing of the innocent anywhere it occurs", Jubeir said, as quoted by Reuters .
Despite swift criticism that Trump had misinterpreted what Khan said, he persisted on Monday, tweeting , "Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed" statement". The mogul-turned-politico, who was accused of politicising the attack for his own gain, wrongly claimed the mayor had said there was "no reason to be alarmed" about the risk of terror attacks in London.
French President Emmanuel Macron has also reached out to Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Iran in a bid to kick off negotiations. In his second intervention in the dispute in as many days, Trump urged action against terrorism in a call with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, a White House statement said , suggesting a meeting at the White House "if necessary".