Monday January 22-nd, 2018

Puerto Ricans Vote For Their Country To Become America's 51st State

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said voters in the economically troubled USA island territory were sending a strong message to Congress . Groups that back the current commonwealth status, like the Popular Democratic Party, PPD, have called f...

DUP to support minority government after 'confidence and supply' deal reached DUP to support minority government after 'confidence and supply' deal reached

Labour surpassed expectations by winning 262. Kathleen Brooks, research director at City Index, said: "Perhaps the market is looking at this result as a vote for a softer Brexit , which could boost the pound in the long run". The deal sits uneasil...

Democratic Unionists in Northern Ireland become election key

The humiliating result has heaped pressure on May to resign, but she says she will stay and lead Britain during exit talks with the European Union . Meanwhile, Mr Corbyn's Labour would be expected to explore the potential for co-operation with oth...

Trump stays mum on Comey testimony, while son live-tweets

President Donald Trump evaded a direct question about whether he has tapes of his conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey and toyed with the press about when he'd confirm it. The Trump administration denies being tied to the leak o...

Senior UK Cabinet ministers offer support to prime minister Senior UK Cabinet ministers offer support to prime minister

Theresa May told the influential 1922 Committee: "I'm the person who got us into this mess, and I'm the one who will get us out of it". In negotiations with Mrs May and her team, the DUP delegation will also be acutely aware of the impact th...

Foreign Ministry Renews Call for End to Arab Crisis Foreign Ministry Renews Call for End to Arab Crisis

Qatar Air's strategy has included adding destinations served by wide-body planes that use Doha as a transfer point, as well as buying stakes in key airlines such as British Airways parent IAG SA and South America's biggest carrier Latam Airlines G...

Pressure mounts on May to resign after election stumble Pressure mounts on May to resign after election stumble

But it will be another blow to the prime minister, who has been heavily reliant on their advice and support since her previous job at the interior ministry. "A broader backing for Brexit has to be built and I think she recognises that", one former mi...

Germany ready for talks with United Kingdom on European Union exit: Angela Merkel Germany ready for talks with United Kingdom on European Union exit: Angela Merkel

The Czech prime minister said Friday that Britain should not be granted any extension on the two-year deadline for the Brexit talks. She added that Britain will still remain in Europe after Brexit , and that she wanted the country to remain a go...

Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May

Downing St. said the Cabinet will discuss the agreement on Monday. Flanagan was speaking as the British political situation was in turmoil following an election on Thursday that produced no clear victor. May said that "I want to reflect on the electi...

Congressional Investigators Seek Tapes, Notes On Trump-Comey Conversations

If special counsel Robert Mueller believes that Comey acted improperly, it is up to him, not the one who is accused of lying, to act. "I didn't say that", Trump said at a joint press conference alongside the president of Romania. The committe...

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

Since the surprise election result on Thursday, the British Prime Minister has insisted that she will remain in post, despite her party losing its majority in the House of Commons. The DUP was founded in 1971 by firebrand Protestant evangelical p...

May forms unity government after losing majority in United Kingdom vote

George Osborne called Theresa May a "dead woman walking". "Theresa May is a dead woman walking, it just remains to be seen how long she remains on death row", George Osborne, the former United Kingdom chancellor who was sacked by May a year ago...

Cavs avoid elimination, top Warriors in Game 4 Cavs avoid elimination, top Warriors in Game 4

Some variation of those words was written or uttered somewhere nearly one year ago. On Thursday, Green, whose suspension from last year's Game 5 for hitting James in the groin helped swing the series to Cleveland , said he was looking forward to...

Senate GOP aiming for vote this month on health legislation

We believe new Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb will be good not only for the FDA, but also for the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors. On Tuesday, Anthem Inc., a major health insurer, announced it would not offer plans ...

As Tillerson calls for calm, Trump calls out Qatar on terror

He said Russian Federation and Qatar "are bonded with relationship of friendship" and appreciates the countries' bilateral cooperation. Explaining Turkey's stake in the conflict, Cavusoglu said, "we see threats toward the Gulf region as threats...

DUP to support minority Tory government after 'confidence and supply' deal reached

British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble in calling an e. Environmental Services Association (ESA) executive director Jacob Hayler added: "The outcome of the General Election is yet another result that no one saw coming". He says "with a weak ne...

Aspiring first-time buyers crucial in General Election

If confirmed the result will be a disaster for May, who called a snap election in the hope of increasing her majority and strengthening Britain's hand in exit talks with the European Union . The latest election shock is "yet another own goal" that w...

President Trump Asserts Comey Testimony Totally Vindicated Him President Trump Asserts Comey Testimony Totally Vindicated Him

In a Friday morning tweet , the president claimed "total and complete vindication" in the wake of the hearing in which Comey accused the president of lying. "Well, I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future", he told local media...

Stop Funding terrorism, Donald Trump Tells Qatar, US' Key Ally Stop Funding terrorism, Donald Trump Tells Qatar, US' Key Ally

Egypt and Bahrain cut travel and diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday. Arab countries put 12 organizations and 59 people on a terror sanctions list early Friday they described as being associated with Qatar , the latest in a growing diplomatic...

UK vote shows discontent over May`s Brexit strategy: Germany

The Conservative Party led by Theresa May has so far claimed 318 seats out of a combined 650, down 12 from what it had before. The election results create uncertainty surrounding the negotiations over Britain's exit from the European Union .

Donald Trump Jr attacks Comey on twitter

Also in his opening remarks, Comey says Trump and his administration "defamed" the Federal Bureau of Investigation with "lies, plain and simple". Lefcourt said, "I believe he [Comey] thinks" Trump should be impeached. Comey himself is a controv...

UK police release people arrested after London attack without charge

Biritsh Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed Monday morning that 11 people were in custody. Nearly all are from Barking, where at least two of the attackers lived. During that time , police numbers have dropped by roughly 20,000 officers, and the ...

South Africa wins toss, bats 1st against Pakistan

Next match of the tournament will be played between India and Sri Lanka at the Oval on Thursday. Realistically, Pakistan need to win to avoid being reliant on a borderline freakish set of results and something equally unusual happening with the n...

Trump backs Saudi-led efforts to isolate Qatar Trump backs Saudi-led efforts to isolate Qatar

A donnybrook in a faraway land? Yes. They accused the tiny Gulf state of harbouring extremist groups and suggested Qatari support for the agenda of Saudi Arabia's regional arch-rival Iran . "We decided to make it clear that enough is enough"...

Bloomberg says USA does not need Washington to fulfil Paris agreement Bloomberg says USA does not need Washington to fulfil Paris agreement

Trump however argued that the Paris deal puts the United States at a disadvantage, adding he would leave the door open for negotiating a better deal for USA businesses and workers. So it was fitting that his speech - and his reasoning - on...

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