The two top aides to British Prime Minister Theresa May resigned Saturday, sacrificed in a bid to save their leader from being toppled by a furious Conservative Party after a disastrous election wiped out May's majority in Parliament. She said Brexit talks would begin on June 19 as scheduled, the same day as the formal reopening of parliament. But Elmar Brok, a German conservative and the European Parliament's top Brexit expert, told the Ruhr Nachrichten newspaper the talks would now be ...
Downing Street said an outline agreement on a " confidence and supply " arrangement had been reached with the DUP which will be put to the Cabinet for discussion on Monday. The campaign failed to get "Theresa's positive plan for the future across" or "notice the surge in Labour support". "I think everybody wants to see an agreement in the end that does respect what the British people voted for a year ago - makes sure that our cooperation with Europe continues, our trade with Europe ...
Mr Kasowitz also maintained that the testimony made clear that Mr Trump "never, in form or substance, directed or suggested that Mr Comey stop investigating anyone". Mueller has given no public indication he anticipates seeking testimony from Trump. But we were very, very happy and, frankly, James Comey confirmed a lot of what I said.
He said it was impossible to predict whether she would still be prime minister at the end of the year. In Kensington, an overwhelmingly Conservative seat but also overwhelmingly anti-Brexit the vote was so close that recounting was suspended at 8am yesterday so that election officials could go home to rest.
A No 10 spokesperson confirmed that during the phone conversation, Ms May "explained that she is working towards a confidence and supply deal with the DUP which would provide stability and certainty for the United Kingdom going forward".
Under the current Congress, it's unlikely Puerto Rico would gain much traction, but a vote by Puerto Ricans on Sunday in favor of statehood could set the country on a remarkable course that could end with Puerto Rico as the 51st state and conservatives in Congress in a heap of trouble.
Kasowitz accused Comey of misleading senators about the timing of his leak - Comey said he did it only after being alarmed by a tweet in which the president said the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation boss "better hope that there are no " tapes " of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" "I would be glad to tell [special counsel Robert Mueller] exactly what I told you", he said.
May's Downing Street office said on Sunday she had spoken with Northern Ireland's pro-Brexit, socially conservative Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) to discuss finalising a deal when parliament returns on Tuesday. The blame-game has started within the Conservative Party. But he was soon challenged by more centrist lawmakers, who felt Corbyn's left-wing agenda was too radical a departure from the business-friendly centre ground that handed them power in 1997 under Tony Blair .
It said the campaign failed to get "Theresa's positive plan for the future across" or "notice the surge in Labour support, because modern campaigning techniques require ever-narrower targeting of specific voters, and we were not talking to the people who made a decision to vote for Labour".
The forces have been deployed at the request of the government, the embassy said. She was allegedly on a mission to procure firearms as they prepare to escape the fighting. Also Saturday, 13 Philippine marines were killed in what Philippine officials said was the greatest single-day loss for government forces since the start of the almost three-week siege.
Labour won 262 seats in the General Election , up from the 232 secured by Ed Miliband in 2015, but the Conservatives remain the largest party in Parliament with 318 seats. The prime minister doesn't plan to resign , despite pressure for her to do so. "We will continue to work with our friends and allies in the Democratic Unionist Party in particular", she said.
A Palestinian was killed by Israeli gunfire during clashes in the northern Gaza Strip on Friday, said the health ministry of the freedom fighter movement Hamas which runs the territory. Palestinian citizens of Jordan are also denied many privileges, including access to jobs in the government and military. Al-Taluli said he and his friends received death threats to deter them from protesting, and that it was effective because no one can protect them from Hamas .
In a letter on Saturday to Senator Richard Shelby, Mr Sessions said he had been scheduled to discuss the Justice Department budget before House and Senate Appropriations subcommittees but that it had become clear some members would focus their questions on the Russian Federation investigation.
At 7.30pm on Saturday, Downing Street issued a statement which said "we can confirm that the Democratic Unionist party have agreed to the principles of an outline agreement to support the Conservative government on a confidence and supply basis when parliament returns next week".
Trump Jr. continued defending his father and noted that every time media criticizes the president, their comments are proven to be wrong. In the initial aftermath from this weekend's attacks in London , Trump tweeted that Khan should be ashamed of himself for telling his citizens there's "no reason to be alarmed ".
PHOTO Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Conservative party headquarters in London, Friday. Yet with the result from Thursday's United Kingdom election , which left no single party with a majority, it is anyone's guess when and how the country will be ready to start the talks.
Khayre was acquitted of plotting a terror attack at a Sydney army base in 2010, police said. He added: "It is a terrorist attack and it underlines the need for us to be constantly vigilant, never to be deterred, always defiant, in the face of Islamist terrorism".
The Index also said that a large majority of the Jewish sector (65%) rejected the idea that Israel should have ceded conquered territories and launched negotiations with the Arab states for a comprehensive peace agreement immediately following the Six-Day War.
Concerns have been raised for the impact of these measures on people who live in all the countries affected. Despite the unprecedented sanctions, Qatar says that its crucial exports of liquified gas have not been interrupted. He said 90 tons of vegetables already have been sent and that the flights "will be continued based on demand". Iranian media meanwhile reported Sunday that three traditional dhow boats carrying some 350 tons of fruit are to leave for Qatar from the small Iranian port ...
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In the hearing, Comey did not disclose any links between Trump advisers and alleged Russian meddling. Russia has denied such interference. "Yesterday showed no collusion, no obstruction", Mr Trump said in the White House Rose Garden, during a news conference with the visiting Romanian president.
Other Conservative lawmakers, who are critical of May for calling a snap election that saw the party's parliamentary majority wiped out at in last Thursday's upset election, are already discussing other possible soft Brexit contenders to replace May, arguing there's no longer a majority in the House of Commons for a sharp break with the EU.
Those statements included Constand's claim that she had never been alone with Cosby before. He says he had a romantic relationship with Constand. "It wasn't a romantic time, no", Constand, 44, of Toronto, said of an earlier fireside dinner with Cosby, a trustee at Temple University, where she directed the women's basketball team.
On Monday, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and several gulf countries sever ties with Qatar over what they say is the Qatar's financing of extremist groups and its ties to Iran, Saudi Arabia's regional arch-rival. It's also a home to the forward headquarters of the US military's central command in the region. In addition to Ashcroft, six members of his firm registered as lobbyists for Qatar, including Christopher Peele, a former special trial attorney in the fraud section of ...
The United States has urged the Gulf countries to ease the blockade on Qatar. U.S. President Donald Trump , who initially offered to host a White House meeting to resolve the prevailing Gulf crisis, also attacked Doha , accusing the monarchy of sponsoring terrorism.
The titles owned by Rupert Murdoch supported the Conservative Party while The Guardian and the Daily Mirror batted for Labour . However, given the utter disaster that was last night's election, May could possibly resign as the leader of the party, ushering in a new prime minister.
Just after noon, she was driven the short distance from the prime minister's offices on Downing Street to Buckingham Palace, where she asked Queen Elizabeth II for permission to form a government - a formality under the British system. Meanwhile, Fiona Hill said in a statement: "It's been a pleasure to serve in government, and a pleasure to work with such an excellent Prime Minister".
He met Qatar's emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani , in Doha on Wednesday. Kuwait's emir traveled to Qatar to help mediate an end to a crisis that's seen Arab nations cut ties to the energy-rich nation home to a major US military base, though Emirati officials warned there was "nothing to negotiate".
Saudi Arabia also sealed Qatar's only land border, a key passageway for food imports. "Qatar has a history of supporting groups that span the spectrum of political expression, from activism to violence", Tillerson said. Trump's comments came minutes after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called for calm and an ease to the blockade imposed against Qatar by its neighbors.
In his testimony to Congress on Thursday, Mr Comey laid bare on Capitol Hill months of distrust of the president , asserting that Mr Trump had fired him to interfere with the probe of Russia's ties to the Trump campaign. "It was a borderline case before, now it is somewhat stronger". But, as the old proverb says, "who gives a flying f**k?" "I don't think it's for me to say whether the conversation I had with the president was an effort to obstruct", Comey testified.
May shrugged off suggestions her days in Downing St. were numbered. "I think everybody wants to see an agreement in the end that does respect what the British people voted for previous year - makes sure that our cooperation with Europe continues, our trade with Europe continues, our security cooperation with Europe continues", he said.
Police said Tuesday he lived in east London and that his family has been notified, adding that he was not a "subject of interest" to police or the intelligence services. Butt had been investigated in 2015, was known by neighbours to be an extremist and was featured previous year in a documentary on Britain's Channel 4 called " The Jihadis Next Door ".
They can also be unstable and short lived, if the deal between the parties breaks down and fresh elections have to be called. After three recounts, Labour took the wealthy London constituency of Kensington from the Conservatives by just 20 votes.
A reporter asked Trump why he feels "vindicated" by Comey's Senate testimony, and asked about whether the president has tapes of his interactions, as Trump has previously suggested. And he denied that he asked Comey for his loyalty, though he added: "There would be nothing wrong if I did say it". Who would ask a man to pledge allegiance under oath? In his first congressional appearance since being abruptly fired by Trump last month, Comey detailed months of distrust of the president and ...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday in a veiled dig at both Pakistan and China, called for joint efforts to eliminate terrorism even as he emphasised that connectivity projects should not impinge on a country's sovereignty. The prime minister said that Pakistan remains committed to peace and stability in Afghanistan . The member states reaffirmed their commitment to implementing the Treaty on Long-Term Good-Neighbourliness, Friendship and Cooperation of the SCO Member States and ...