by | June 12, 2017 | 14:48

The Prime Minister reiterated that the Government's approach and objectives in the forthcoming talks to re-establish the Northern Ireland Executive remained unchanged. "We fought this election on the importance of the Union and I think people really responded to that". Sinn Féin, meanwhile, will continue their long-standing abstention policy and not take up their seats in London, but their strong showing will likely strengthen their resolve as talks to form a Northern Ireland Assembly ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:43

The Conservative manifesto promises that there will be no vote on independence until the Brexit process has played out unless there is a public consent for one to be held. Sturgeon, who runs the semi-autonomous government in Edinburgh, said her lawmakers in the U.K. Parliament will oppose all further welfare cuts, support a rise in the top rate of income tax and no decrease in corporation tax.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:39

Now lets get to work". Referring to the "strong relationship" she had with the DUP , May said the new government would "guide the country through the crucial Brexit talks" that begin in 10 days. "If any of that is a condition of confidence and supply it simply won't work". The DUP may provide the missing votes. "The Conservatives have not yet broken the British system of democracy, but through their hubris and incompetence they have managed to make a mockery of it", it said in an ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:40

The Institute of Government says confidence deals "typically make clear that the support party or parties must back the government on explicit confidence votes, and votes on budgets and supply (government spending). The DUP's record on LGBT rights has been flagged by many critics of a Conservative alliance with the party. Many MPs are angry over what they see as an unnecessary vote that has cost several lawmakers their seats and are demanding she run a more open, collegiate government after ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:35

The elections were triggered by a motion of no confidence on May 10, which was proposed by the Initiative for Kosovo, a coalition partner of the PDK, over Prime Minister Isa Mustafa's failure to fulfill promises made during the previous election campaign held in June 2014.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:35

In a short statement outside Downing Street after an audience with the Queen, Mrs May said she would join with her DUP friends to get to work on Brexit. The party said: " The DUP today held discussions with representatives of the Conservative Party in line with Arlene Foster's commitment to explore how we might bring stability to the nation at this time of great challenge".

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:32

May confirmed Friday that senior ministers would remain in their posts, despite rumours that she had been ready to sack finance minister Philip Hammond following a clash over her Brexit strategy. A formal agreement is yet to be reached. The general election result produced a hung Parliament, with the Conservatives winning 318 seats and Labour 261.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:32

Qatar is highly dependent on imports for its needs. "These drastic measures are already having a brutal effect, splitting children from parents and husbands from wives", said Amnesty after its researchers interviewed dozens of people affected by the crisis.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:30

The leaders supported Afghanistan's efforts to combat terrorism, extremism and drug-related crimes, saying the United Nations should play a core role in coordinating worldwide cooperation to secure peace and stability in the Asian country. We want connectivity to pave way for enhancing cooperation and confidence among the societies and young people. Both India and Pakistan were on Friday admitted as SCO members.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:29

That's not what the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation chief did. Comey also said he thinks Trump fired him over the Russian Federation investigation. Bush White House. And Risch noted that Comey had said he interpreted Trump's words as a "direction" to drop the Flynn investigation. He said he began documenting his encounters with the president after his first meeting in January because he was concerned Trump "might lie" about the discussions.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:30

May's Conservative Party lost its parliamentary majority days before talks on Britain's European Union departure are due to begin. "But what I'm doing now is actually getting on with the immediate job". The Prime Minister was forced to perform an unprecedented U-turn within days of the publication of the Tory manifesto by announcing there would be a cap on social care costs, something that had been absent in the original policy document.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:24

Barron is to attend a private school in Maryland in the fall. The Trumps , and their 11-year-old son, Barron, landed at Joint Base Andrews after a weekend at the Trump National Golf Club in New Jersey. "They are focusing on a seamless integration of elegance and comfort into where the President, the First Lady, and [their son] Barron will be spending their family time and calling their home".

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:24

Jim Syring is the vice admiral who directs the Pentagon agency in charge of developing the missile defense system. The MDA said the test met its primary objective, but evaluation of the system's performance will continue, using telemetry and other data acquired during the exercise.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:25

She sent her chief whip Gavin Williamson to Belfast on Saturday to begin talks with the DUP "on how best they can provide support to the government", a spokesman said. In a resignation statement on the Conservative Home website, Timothy conceded that the campaign had failed to communicate "Theresa's positive plan for the future", and missed signs of surging support for the opposition Labour Party.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:24

Sky News Economics Editor Ed Conway said: "Yet again there's been another shock to the system". "It was the biggest gamble a politician has taken for a long time and if that exit poll is right, it's failed". Other party figures have reacted cautiously. While 91 per cent of those who planned to vote Labour at the start of the campaign are sticking with their party, 40 per cent of people who previously planned to vote Lib Dem said they have switched to Labour, as have 29 per cent of those who ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:22

President Trump and Romania's President Klaus Iohannis at a press conference in the Rose Garden of the White House on Friday. Trump fired Comey on May 9, claiming the Justice Department had been critical of his job performance.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:17

Comey , in his highly anticipated testimony about his firing by President Donald Trump , seemed to suggest the attorney general had an undisclosed Russian Federation problem. The fact that Sessions would delegate that task to his deputy showed the Russian Federation investigation was distracting him from his core duties. Sessions said he learned members of those subcommittees planned to ask him questions about the investigation into Russian election meddling, and decided the Senate ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:17

In a meeting with President Reuven Rivlin, Haley said "I have never taken kindly to bullies and the United Nations has bullied Israel for a very long time and we are not going to let that happen anymore". Washington, Israel's main ally, often casts the only vote against the Arab-led resolutions. Haley used an academic forum in Geneva to pinpoint two reforms sought by the United States: the use of competitive elections to choose the council's 47 members and removal of Israel as a ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:18

The attackers, identified as Khuram Butt , Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba , were fatally shot by police. "He was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000", police said in a statement.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:17

So much misogyny has become common and internalized among men and women; however, for an outsider such as Wonder Woman , it hasn't. Also, being humble and kind like Diana Prince herself, Gal Gadot paused to share a thank you video . Her willingness to be absolutely savage when it comes to gender roles and the patriarchy is a staple of her character and one that is continued in the newest film.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:10

In a DUP statement released at midnight, the party said: "The DUP held discussions with representatives of the Conservative Party in line with Arlene Foster's commitment to explore how we might bring stability to the nation at this time of great challenge".

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:11

In a DUP statement released at midnight, the party said: "The DUP held discussions with representatives of the Conservative Party in line with Arlene Foster's commitment to explore how we might bring stability to the nation at this time of great challenge".

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:09

Owners of a Menifee liquor store where a $447 million Powerball ticket was sold were celebrating the win, along with their $1 million dollar bonus for selling the ticket. Lottery officials said the earliest the ticket could be redeemed is 8 a.m. Monday. The year began terribly for the family because Alberre's father was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:08

This is likely to pose an obstacle to the types of strict border controls advocated by sections of the Conservative party. Paisley stepped down in 2008 due to his age and faltering health and handed over to Peter Robinson, whose image was tarnished by a freaky scandal involving his wife Iris, who obtained £50,000 (US$64,000) from two property developers and lent it to her young lover to start a business.

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:03

United States Attorney-General Jeff Sessions told Congress that he would testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee tomorrow about issues related to alleged Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election. In an odd twist for Congress, senior members of the Senate intelligence committee were unsure if Sessions would even be allowed to appear. If you go back to Comey's testimony of last week, he was asked why the Federal Bureau of Investigation leadership had not ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 14:01

The president said Qatar must end its support for extremism, along with "all other nations". In doing so, the President's tone, if not his message, clashed with his most senior national security officials, highlighting the often mixed messages emerging from his administration since the Qatar crisis began Tuesday.

by | June 12, 2017 | 13:58

President Donald Trump , as part of his call for an infrastructure bill, will travel 400 miles to Cincinnati on Wednesday to push his plan to upgrade the United States' inland waterway system of locks and dams. Mary Taylor, a Republican candidate for governor, said she agreed with the goals of the president's infrastructure plan, but said she is "interested in hearing the details".

by | June 12, 2017 | 13:56

The Italian reports said Zaghba was intercepted at the Bologna airport a year ago as he was about to board a plane for Turkey, apparently with the intention of joining Islamic State militants in Syria. Christine Archibald, a Canadian, was also killed in the attack. Kirsty Boden worked as a senior staff nurse at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital in London .

by | June 12, 2017 | 13:55

Wall Schools Superintendent Cheryl Dyer said Friday she was investigating why it happened and who was responsible, but did not condone the digital adjustment. "There is an opportunity to use this as a teaching moment for the kids, and for the teachers as well", Joseph Berardo said. Wall Schools Superintendent Cheryl Dyer said in a statement that the district is investigating the matter.

by | June 12, 2017 | 13:51

Netanyahu further stated that following the discovery of the tunnel under the UNRWA sites, he had instructed the Foreign Ministry's Director-General to submit a formal complaint to the UN Security Council against Hamas . "It is unacceptable that students and staff are placed at risk in such a way", he said. Hamas took over the Gaza Strip ten years ago. The UNRWA "condemns the existence of such tunnels in the strongest possible terms".

by | June 12, 2017 | 13:51

Israel defeated Egypt, Syria and Jordan in six days of fighting in June 1967, liberating Judea and Samaria and east Jerusalem from Jordanian occupation , the Gaza Strip and Sinai Peninsula from Egypt and the Golan Heights from Syria.

by | June 12, 2017 | 13:46

Johnson added the Conservatives needed to think about lessons from the election, but not via newspapers. In a phone call with British Prime Minister Theresa May , Kenny warned that efforts to shore up her minority government with the hardline Protestant DUP should not put at risk the Good Friday peace accords.

by | June 12, 2017 | 13:44

Three women were arrested in September after police found a vehicle laden with gas cylinders abandoned near Notre Dame cathedral in what the interior ministry at the time said was a likely planned imminent attack. She was on the second day of her vacation when she was walking with two of her friends to the Notre Dame Cathedral. Police sources said the officer sustained minor neck injuries in the assault.

by | June 12, 2017 | 13:40

Seven were killed and almost 50 wounded. After being questioned by the Italian authorities, Zaghba was released without charge. The measures were announced Thursday as the summer music season gets into full swing. Police said the three men - Butt, Rachid Redouane and Youssef Zaghba - had driven up and down London Bridge twice before carrying out the attack, in what appears to have been a dry run.

by | June 12, 2017 | 13:41

His appointment as Environment Secretary came after former chancellor George Osborne branded her "dead woman walking", warning that she could be ousted from No 10 in a matter of days. Davidson also hinted the Tories would need to re-examine their Brexit strategy, which was at the heart of their election campaign. She has kept in place her broader team of ministers too, with only a few changes.