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by | June 13, 2017 | 09:06

A preliminary investigation has confirmed that Qatar's state news agency was hacked, and false statements attributed to the country's ruler were posted that helped ignite a rift with other Gulf states, the Qatari foreign ministry said on Wednesday.

by | June 13, 2017 | 09:05

Discussing the pending Brussels talks on BBC News, the man, who owns a business in Edinburgh, said: "I've run a business in Edinburgh for the last 10 years, and this is the first year that it feels like I don't want to pay my taxes to Westminster anymore".

by | June 13, 2017 | 09:02

Commenting on Gauke's appointment, Royal London director of policy, and ex-pension minister, Steve Webb, said: 'There are few ministers who could have been appointed to this role who know as much about pensions as David Gauke. David Lidington, the leader of the Commons, also received a step up as the new Lord Chancellor and Justice Secretary. Negotiations are set to start in a week's time , but it is still not clear what form of Brexit David Davis will present.

by | June 13, 2017 | 09:02

The lawsuit will be filed Monday by the attorneys general of Maryland and Washington in the US District Court for the District of Maryland, the Washington Post reported . "That's part of the problem", said Racine. What is the emoluments clause? The clause prohibits the president and other government employees from accepting foreign gifts and payments without congressional approval.

by | June 13, 2017 | 09:01

Moon said Japan should look squarely at the comfort women issue and that both countries should understand more time is needed on this issue. Japan and South Korea struck the landmark deal in December 2015 to "finally and irreversibly" resolve the long-standing comfort women row.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:57

Their schools are destroyed and basic services are disrupted. "Be part of their schooling process and as such save them from exploitation or child labour", the minister said. The 2017 World Day against Child Labour focuses on the impact of conflicts and disasters on child labour. He also suggested that church should be involved as partners to fight against child labour stating that poverty triggers child labour.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:54

Maurya said UP would give all the 80 parliamentary seats to PM Modi, adding that likewise, people of Bihar should also give all the 40 seats to him in the 2019 parliamentary elections. "Farmers are angry over it. BJP had promised many things to farmers and now forgot", he said. He said the country had slipped into an agrarian crisis as the cost of farm production had escalated and farmers were not able to get a reasonable return on their produce, due to faulty policies of the Centre.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:49

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by | June 13, 2017 | 08:49

An unlikely object of dispute emerged at the St. Petersburg demonstration: As Russian journalist Arseny Vesnin and others noted, a giant yellow duck was among those detained by police, after being batted around in the air by the crowd. Translation: "In Novosibirsk, about 5,000 people came to the rally against corruption, more than on March 26". The protests in March took place in scores of cities across the country, the largest show of discontent in years and a challenge to President ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:47

May's Conservatives unexpectedly lost their majority in parliament in Thursday's snap general election , causing political chaos ahead of Brexit talks with the European Union set to start next week and prompting calls - from within her own party - for her resignation.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:46

Most of the victims died due to suffocation in the chaos as both guests and employees tried to escape the choking smoke at the complex soon after the attack began shortly after midnight. Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella has ruled out a link between the casino attack and the ongoing operation against Islamist militants occupying several neighborhoods of Marawi, who are seeking recognition from Islamic State.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:46

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, responding to Trump's statement last week that he would "100 percent" speak under oath about the Comey affair, said he would like the president to testify in public before the Senate. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham has warned that Trump may bring down his own presidency while James Lankford has said that Trump's interactions with Comey have "very inappropriate".

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:43

Speaking in Washington on Friday, he told journalists that the "nation of Qatar, unfortunately, has historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level". Qatar said on Saturday it would not expel citizens of the countries that had cut ties with it. "It's not about Iran or Al-Jazeera", he said, referring to the Qatar-based broadcaster.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:46

She has signed a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ), which will allow her to establish a minority government. He's a professor of political science at Cardiff University in Wales. Ex-minister Lord Barker said there was little appetite for a contest but told BBC's Newsnight: "There's clearly not going to be another election with Theresa May at the head".

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:41

Redshirt junior defensive end? The team was invited there by President Donald Trump . During the ceremony, Swinney presented the president with two Clemson jerseys - one for Trump and one for his youngest son, Barron. 'That success is about how hard you are willing to fight in order to overcome and in order to win, ' Trump said. The team will visit the Statuary Hall and the Rotunda where Republican Rep.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:40

Bahrain , Egypt , Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have cut diplomatic ties Monday and are trying to blockade Qatar by air and sea. Speaking after diplomatic meetings in Paris, Al Thani said Qatar is ready to negotiate anything "related to the collective security of the Gulf countries" but insisted that Qatari foreign policy is not open to debate.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:37

In a resignation statement on the ConservativeHome website, Mr Timothy acknowledged one of his regrets was the way Mrs May's social care policy, dubbed the "dementia tax" by critics, had been handled. The pound fell as low as $1.2636 from $1.2955 on Thursday, before recovering slightly to trade at $1.2737. After confirming on Friday that her top five ministers, including finance minister Philip Hammond, would keep their jobs, May must name the rest of her team, who will take on one of the ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:40

The meeting with the rank-and-file, some of whom have called for May to step aside sooner rather than later, was brought forward a day. Despite her party's expectations of a landslide victory, May lost her majority in parliament, pushing her into rushed talks on a support agreement with a small eurosceptic Northern Irish Protestant party with 10 parliamentary seats.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:38

As FE Week went to press at noon on Friday, the Conservatives had 318 seats while Labour had 261, meaning that neither party had an overall majority in the House of Commons. The Conservatives announced Friday morning they would enter into a coalition deal with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) of Northern Ireland, which won 10 seats.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:35

A P-3 Orion surveillance plane was seen flying over Marawi last Friday, said local media reports . On Monday China said it supported the Philippines' "anti-terrorism" operations after the U.S. The military said on Friday its aim was to end the siege in Marawi City by Monday, the Philippines' independence day. The US has no permanent presence in the Philippines but for years has kept 50 to 100 special forces troops in the south of the country on rotational exercises.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:37

Divisive senior advisers who quit after running Theresa May's disastrous election campaign are in line for payouts of around £35,000 each. May on Sunday unveiled her full cabinet , which will meet for the first time on Monday, making few changes as she vowed to cling on despite pressure to quit.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:33

Gianforte attacked reporter Ben Jacobs after he asked him a question about a healthcare bill at a campaign event in the U.S. state of Montana about 24 hours before polls closed on May 24 , the report stated. The Gianforte campaign's initial statement the night of the encounter from spokesman Shane Scanlon blamed the "aggressive behavior from a liberal journalist".

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:30

The vodka brand's new ad posters are emblazoned with the message: "Made in America, but we'd be happy to speak about our ties to Russian Federation under oath". The timing obviously couldn't be better, since that's nearly verbatim what Trump said he'd be willing to do on Friday, following James Comey's Senate testimony .

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:30

Kenny also "noted the absence of any nationalist voice in Westminster", after Northern Ireland's Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) lost its three seats in Thursday's election. "Europe is ready to start these negotiations". Asked if he would be against a delay, Mr Flanagan said: "We're ready to roll". "It's been said that Europe wishes to punish the United Kingdom, I see no evidence of that, I see no intention of that".

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:28

The U.S. Forces in Afghanistan have not commented on the incident so far. Sgt. Eric M. Houck had been expected to return from Afghanistan in less than two months. But family members on Monday prepared for the Baltimore native's coffin to arrive at Dover Force Base, grieving their loss after the 25-year-old was killed Saturday in eastern Afghanistan.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:31

I think she will have to go unfortunately. DUP Leader Arlene Foster recently denied the party was homophobic. "I believe that's important". The prime minister has sent a team of officials, led by her chief whip, Gavin Williamson, to Belfast to negotiate the details of an alliance with the DUP.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:24

Prime Minister Theresa May has reappointed most of her ministers but brought a Brexit campaigner and party rival into government to try to unite her Conservatives after a disastrous election sapped her authority, days before Brexit talks begin.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:23

Mark Jenkins, spokesman for AAA , states, "Unexpected growth in oil and gasoline supplies sent prices into a downward spiral". Then, in a normal year, the prices drop a penny or two and remain relatively stable the rest of the summer, unless a hurricane gets loose in the Gulf of Mexico and wreaks havoc with production.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:26

The move has ended weeks of protests during which farmers dumped milk, vegetable and fruits on streets. He did not give a value for the loans but they are estimated to be worth around 305 billion rupees ($4.75 billion). Farmers in Punjab state also staged protests yesterday. When asked about the Maharashtra government's announcement to do away with farmers loan, Jaitley made it clear that there will be no funding from the central coffers.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:22

Northern Ireland is the only part of the U.K.in which same-sex marriage is illegal. Ms Davidson, who is gay, spoke out after Mrs May outlined a plan to seek a deal with the socially hardline party, which has 10 seats in the Commons, to prop up her minority administration.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:21

He announced that the state government will buy farm produce and give profitable prices to farmers . Earlier on Saturday, the family members of the four farmers who were killed in Mandsaur violence had met Chouhan and requested him to end his fast.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:21

Trump offered his warm support to May over the just- concluded parliamentary election, it said . May's Conservatives will fail to win a majority, according to an exit poll, meaning the like-minded DUP , set to gain two seats to win 10 of Northern Ireland's total of 18, could potentially play a key role in a future government.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:21

The "illegal" settlements are unacceptable, and Israel's action is damaging the grounds for a two-state solution, it added. Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman made the comments on Sunday as Israel's government faced mounting pressure from leaders of the settlement movement, who wield heavy influence in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing coalition.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:23

Ms Davidson told the BBC: "I was fairly straightforward with her [Theresa May] and I told her that there were a number of things that count to me more than the party". We've only just scratched the surface here. "We wouldn't agree with parts of the Conservative manifesto", the source said. Office worker Christina Kelly, 38, described the result as "not exactly an ideal situation" but said it would likely focus more attention on Northern Ireland and particularly how Brexit would affect ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:18

Apparently, a peace treaty is not possible right now for the two 2016 presidential candidates, as Hillary Clinton and President Donald Trump are at it again. She delivered the remarks in a wide-ranging interview at the Code Conference on Wednesday afternoon . Clinton has said that if the election had been on October 27 - the day before Comey sent a letter to members of Congress about her use of an email server - she would have won.