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Jun 11 2017

Theresa May pressured to resign after British election disaster

May had called Thursday's snap vote in a bid to boost her Conservative party's hold over parliament and give her a stronger hand in upcoming talks with European Union ...

Jun 11 2017

Trump suggests Iran shares some blame for terror attacks

Zarif also alluded to Saudi involvement. However, it stopped short of directly blaming the kingdom for the attack, though many in the country expressed suspicion that Ira...

Jun 11 2017

Highlights of French Open 14th day

Ostapenko, 20, is the first unseeded player to lift the Roland Garros title in the Open era and the first Latvian major champion in history. To make it a doubly har...

Jun 11 2017

Trump blames Qatar for funding terror

But Western diplomats accuse the country of allowing or even encouraging the funding of some Sunni extremists. The remarks from the president came as the United Arab Em...

Jun 11 2017

Up high? Too slow! Corbyn's high-five ends in awkward thud

There was never a high-five on the table. Corbyn had been surrounded by cheering supporters on the night of the general election as he arrived at the count centre in Is...

Jun 11 2017

London attack: Body pulled from Thames River is 8th victim, officials say

British police arrested a man under counter terrorism laws on Wednesday as part of an investigation into the London Bridge attack . British officials haven't been able...

Jun 11 2017

Senegal recalls Qatar ambassador, backs Saudi in Gulf row

On Wednesday, the readout of Trump's call to Qatar said he "reiterated" that a united GCC and its partnership with the United States "are critical to defeating terrorism ...

Jun 11 2017

Farrell boots British and Irish Lions to crucial victory against Crusaders

The tourists played with a mixture of power and precision in a try-less affair to hand the Crusaders their first loss of 2017. It was the ideal recipe in freezing, sl...

Jun 11 2017

EU's Mogherini: uncertain when Britain's Brexit position will emerge

President Trump has demanded that Nato's 22 European Union members hike spending to 2% of gross domestic product on military budgets. EU Commission President, Jean-Cl...

Jun 11 2017

UK police name third man behind London terror attack

Saturday's attack - the third in three months in which the majority of the suspects had been on the radar of security officials - has prompted Prime Minister Theresa May ...

Jun 11 2017

Many Puerto Ricans crave statehood, but the timing couldn't be worse

This includes the "Medicaid Cliff", a disaster averted in the short-term, that may yet cost as many as 600,000 American citizens and at least 93,000 family members of vet...

Jun 11 2017

European Union presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks

We will wait for the results of these elections but meetings (on Brexit) are going to begin and we are going to defend the interests of the 27 countries which will be in ...

Jun 11 2017

London Bridge Attacker Attempted to Rent Large Truck

But the payment by the gang's leader, Khuram Butt , failed to go through. Police said three men - Khuram Shazad Butt, 27; Rachid Redouane, 30; and Youssef Zaghba, 22 -...

Jun 11 2017

Clinging on to her job, Britain's May appoints new ministers

Labour MP Jo Stevens said the prospect of Mrs May's party doing a deal with the DUP was "chilling", after Tory former cabinet minister Owen Paterson said his party may...

Jun 11 2017

United States soldiers killed by Afghan army soldier in insider attack

A USA official confirmed that at least two US soldiers had been killed . A US official says it is unclear if the deaths were due to friendly fire. While initial repor...

Jun 11 2017

Gadhafi's son released after more than 5 years of detention

The city of Zintan, where Saif al Islam was being held, is controlled by armed groups opposed to the GNA. Libya's authorities and the International Criminal Court (ICC...

Jun 11 2017

May's top aides resign after UK election fiasco

So what is a confidence and supply agreement and how will it work in the UK? Following talks between Mrs May and the DUP on Saturday night, a second statement confirm...

Jun 11 2017

Trump commits to NATO mutual defense after hesitating

Trump's presence in Brussels "pretty much speaks for itself in terms of our commitment to NATO and all 13 articles that make up that treaty", press secretary Sean Spicer...

Jun 11 2017

London Bridge Attacker Tried To Rent Larger Truck

Taxi app firm Uber will give a pound for every journey taken between 8pm and midnight on Saturday night, a British Red Cross spokesman said. The investigation into Butt...

Jun 11 2017

How global newspapers reacted to the General Election hung parliament

May had unexpectedly called the snap election seven weeks ago, three years early, polls predicting she would massively increase the slim majority she had inherited from...