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Jun 13 2017

SNP manifesto: What it says and what it means

Parliament will oppose all further welfare cuts, support a rise in the top rate of income tax and no decrease in corporation tax. In their manifesto, the Conservative...

Jun 13 2017

SCO Summit: PM Modi meets Chinese President. Here's what they discussed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday reiterated his stand on " terrorism " at the 17th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation ( SCO) summit being held in Astana, Kazakhs...

Jun 13 2017

Qatar, in regional crisis, hires former US attorney general

Separately, Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud ordered affected families that are citizens of Qatar and Saudi Arabia will be given humanitarian aid, the SPA...

Jun 13 2017

1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447M

Each $2 Powerball ticket includes five numbers from 1 to 69 and one Powerball number from 1 to 26. The lucky numbers drawn Saturday night were 20-26-32-38-58, and the Pow...

Jun 13 2017

Hamas: Cutting electricity to Gaza would be 'catastrophic'

Prime Minister Netanyahu calls for total shut down of UNRWA , saying it is responsible for incitement against Israel . Danny Danon, Israeli ambassador to the UN, sent...

Jun 13 2017

Secret Service: We Don't Have Any Trump White House Tapes

Comey . Trump has been coy about whether any recordings exist of his private conversations with Comey, who was sacked by the president in May. But in response to a Fr...

Jun 13 2017

Labour missed an 'open goal' against Theresa May, says MP

The overwhelmingly unionist seat of North Down - which nearly invariably has the lowest turnout - had a turnout of 61%, which was even higher than in March's election ...

Jun 13 2017

Senior Cabinet minister offer support to UK prime minister

Britain's Press Association, quoting two unnamed sources from the meeting, said May told lawmakers at a closed-door session that she admitted she was the one who "got...

Jun 13 2017

Qatar Airways profits $540 million, braces for Gulf crisis

The deliveries came almost a week after Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates began a blockade against Qatar , sparking an unprecedented diplomatic crisi...

Jun 13 2017

DUP agrees to principles of 'confidence and supply' deal with Tories

He said: "I take responsibility for my part in this election campaign, which was the oversight of our policy programme". The other big winners on the night were MPs fro...

Jun 13 2017

Rahul reprimands Sandeep Diskhit over army chief remark, BJP demands Sonia apology

I believe this Army chief does not live up to my image of what the Indian Army should be. "The aspersions they cast, the shaming, the choice of words they would make - ...

Jun 13 2017

House panel issues subpoenas for Flynn, others

The White House is preparing to establish a "war room" to combat mounting questions about ties between Russian Federation and Trump's presidential campaign, a scandal t...

Jun 13 2017

Farmers in western India call off protest after gov't assures loan waiver

That offer had been rejected by farmers, who had demanded a waiver of all loans, similar to the $5.6 billion in debt forgiveness announced by Uttar Pradesh in April. Pa...

Jun 13 2017

Corey Lewandowski Says He's Open to Returning to Trump's Team

McMaster's suggestion that such back-channel communications might be typical and not concerning. "Mike will assist with the transition and be a strong advocate for the ...

Jun 13 2017

Secret Service says it doesn't have any Trump tapes

The issue could be crucial for the president amid allegations - though not formal accusations - that he has sought to obstruct the investigation into possible collusion b...

Jun 13 2017

Trump says Comey not telling truth, willing to respond under oath

The Trump administration fired Comey in early May, citing his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation during the 2016 USA presidential elections. Asked if...

Jun 13 2017

Netanyahu: Israel to keep security control over West Bank

Israel launched a preemptive strike against Egypt's air force, beginning the war. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, for one, has made it clear that he adamantly ...

Jun 13 2017

Across the US, marches and rallies in support of LGBT rights

Democratic Rep. David Cicilline , the co-chairman of Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus said that she is now working to get Congress to pass laws prohibiting sexual o...

Jun 13 2017

DUP agrees principles to back UK Conservatives

He also claimed it is "pretty clear who won this election" and that "the party that has lost in this election is the Conservative Party". "I think it would be very,...

Jun 13 2017

Merkel: EU ready for Brexit negotiations

Some parliamentarians in both the Conservative and Labour parties want to remain in the EU. But as Gardner warns, without getting the strong majority she wanted, May re...