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Jun 17 2017

British author whose poll prediction went wrong eats his own 'Brexit' book

If you found the British election result hard to stomach, spare a thought for a politics professor who ate a copy of his own book on live TV after losing a public bet o...

Jun 17 2017

Jeremy Corbyn keeps his eyes on Downing Street

She's now attempting to form a government. "If she had got the majority she wanted, she would have been a supreme political colossus", he said. "I've spoken at events a...

Jun 17 2017

Google Drive will Soon Back Up Your Entire Computer

For a lot of us, there isn't much we need to back up that's truly important; let's face it, family pictures are far more important than the novel you haven't touched sinc...

Jun 17 2017

Special counsel investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice

Top Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein expressed concern that Trump may try to fire both Mueller and Rosenstein, warning "he's in for a rude awakening" if he thinks ...

Jun 17 2017

UK's May holds alliance talks with NIreland party chief

On a visit to Paris on Tuesday evening where she met with French President Emmanuel Macron , May described the talks as "productive". Environment Secretary Michael Gov...

Jun 17 2017

Northern Ireland's DUP says talks with Conservatives to continue in London

May had called the vote early in hopes of strengthening her majority going into talks on exiting the European Union . Labour's unexpectedly strong second-place showing...

Jun 17 2017

About 4000 more US troops to go to Afghanistan

Another person who's not so sure about Mattis's plan to build up troops is the anonymous veteran who sent this depressing message to Washington Post reporter Thomas...

Jun 17 2017

Ryan says Trump should let Mueller do his job

Conservative commentator Ann Coulter also called for the firing of the special counsel, tweeting , "Now that we know Trump is not under investigation, Sessions should ta...

Jun 17 2017

Tottering Theresa May names new UK Cabinet as critics circle

With results in from all 650 House of Commons seats after Thursday's vote, May's bruised Conservatives had 318 - short of the 326 they needed for an outright majority a...

Jun 17 2017

Trump to clamp down on Cuba travel, trade, curbing Obama's detente

Carnival Corporation , the world's largest travel leisure company, stated although Trump's revised policy means it would have to review the "extent of the tightening of...

Jun 17 2017

UK's Hammond says economy should be priority in Brexit talks

In this grab taken from video, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks in the House of Commons , London , during its first sitting since the election , Tuesday...

Jun 17 2017

White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on

Trump has made no decision to act against Mueller and insists that he knows the risks of doing so but people close to the president say Trump is so volatile they can not ...

Jun 17 2017

Trump uses social media to question probe of his campaign

A representative for Trump's lawyer promptly reacted to the allegation. Republican Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina and Democratic Sen. Mueller is overseeing a hos...

Jun 17 2017

Trump slams widening Mueller probe

Mark Corallo, a spokesman for Trump's private attorney, Marc Kasowitz, immediately condemned the Post report. Trump and his supporters have repeatedly complained abou...

Jun 17 2017

Theresa May to visit London fire victims

The protesters chanted "We want justice" and "bring them out". Pigeons stand on a roof near the scene of the fire which destroyed the Grenfell Tower block, in north ...

Jun 17 2017

WaPo Report: Special counsel now investigating possible obstruction of justice

Rosenstein did not explain why he issued the statement . Gingrich, the former House speaker whose wife is seeking Senate approval to become the US ambassador to the Va...

Jun 17 2017

Gingrich: Mueller Investigation 'Poisoned Fruit' After Comey Testimony

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has agreed to appear before the Senate Intelligence committee. That's why he was reluctant to leave. Meanwhile, the president's son-in-la...

Jun 17 2017

Trump Will Tighten, but not Nix, Cuba Travel

Travelers utilizing this travel authorization must maintain a full-time schedule of educational exchange activities that are meant to enhance contact with the Cuban peo...

Jun 17 2017

US courts reject Trump appeal over Muslim US entry ban

In a separate case, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in May to affirm a Maryland court's nationwide injunction of the travel ban's 90-day stoppage on nation...

Jun 17 2017

Congressional Baseball Players to Wear Colors of Scalise's Favorite Team

Scalise was among those shot by a gunman who attacked a GOP team baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, on Wednesday. Republicans and Democrats fight for braggin...