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Sinn Fein's Adams says will not take up seats in Britain's parliament

Sinn Fein's Adams says will not take up seats in Britain's parliament The SDLP and UUP, the two parties who together forged the Good Friday Agreement and for decades held the pre-eminent positions in Northern Ireland politics, now are without a single MP between them. David Simpson was an overwhelming victor in Upper Bann, also retaining his seat ahead of Sinn Fein and the UUP. He added: "I think unionism has bounced back from the Assembly elections ". [Full Article...]

Theresa May's two closest aides quit after election debacle

Clearly, the general election result was a huge disappointment. He urged Tory MPs to "get behind" May but said nothing should be allowed to get in the way of the process of forming a government and beginning Brexit talks. "I asked for a categoric assurance that if any deal or scoping deal was done with the DUP there would be absolutely no rescission of LGBTI rights in the rest of the United Kin... [Full Article...]

Apple Announces New 'Homepod' Smart Speaker

Apple Announces New 'Homepod' Smart Speaker HomePod combines Apple-engineered audio technology and advanced software to deliver the highest-fidelity sound throughout the room, no matter where it's placed. A new Siri interface on the Apple Watch will also blend users' calendar information with other useful details, like airline tickets they may have booked, the company said. [Full Article...]

UKIP leader resigns after party fails to elect a single MP

UKIP leader resigns after party fails to elect a single MP Paul Nuttall has quit as Ukip leader with immediate effect following a bad set of General Election results. Paul Nuttall has come third in the Boston and Skegness constituency, trailing both Labour and the Conservatives by a huge margin. [Full Article...]

UK Conservatives need to deliver an "open" Brexit - Scotland leader

UK Conservatives need to deliver an Gerard Killen claimed the seat for Jeremy Corbyn's party with 19,101 votes, defeating the SNP's Margaret Ferrier, who won the constituency in 2015 but who polled 18,836 votes this time round. Mr Robertson, who was the party's leader at Westminster, was beaten by former MSP Douglas Ross by 18,478 votes to 22,637. One of the big surprises of the night in Scotland was the comeback of the Scotti... [Full Article...]

United States investigators seek Comey memos, Trump tapes

MSNBC anchor Craig Melvin, who was on Today when Conway debuted Team Trump's new Wizard-of-Oz-ian Pay No Attention To the Man Behind the Curtain strategy, reminded her Twitter is Trump's "preferred method of communication with the American people". [Full Article...]

White House won't say if Trump has confidence in AG Sessions

White House won't say if Trump has confidence in AG Sessions President Trump reportedly has no plans to fire Attorney General Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsSenators challenge Sessions" tough on crime order USA attorney fired by Trump attends Comey testimony Trump's Federal Bureau of Investigation pick a "warning shot' to Sessions: report MORE . [Full Article...]

Labour Wins Kensington In Final Result Of UK Election

Labour Wins Kensington In Final Result Of UK Election Emma Dent Coad, candidate for Corbyn's party, was announced as victor of the traditionally blue seat just before 9pm on Friday. With the Kensington result still due, the Tories had managed to win just 21 of the 73 London seats, where Labour was already dominant after a strong performance in 2015. [Full Article...]

Heavy rains fall as ships, locals search Myanmar crash site

Heavy rains fall as ships, locals search Myanmar crash site More than 1,000 people, including volunteers from dozens of community mutual aid societies with their vehicles, had gathered Thursday on the beach at San Hlan village in Laung Lone township, which served as a landing point for recovery operations for the bodies. [Full Article...]

Apple announces all-new iMac, MacBook updates

Previously, the 5K 27-inch iMac sat on top of Apple's range and while the rest of the iMac line-up have received some upgrades , the iMac Pro is now the pinnacle. All of the new MacBook Pro models get a free macOS High Sierra update later this year . The major highlight of the device will be the next-generation of Intel Xeon processors with up to 18 cores. [Full Article...]

N.Korea Officials: New Type of Cruise Missile Tested

N.Korea Officials: New Type of Cruise Missile Tested KCNA said that the weapon tested Thursday had been part of the military parade in Pyongyang on April 15 to mark the birthday of the North's founding father Kim Il-Sung. " South Korea is caught between China and the United States .it can't turn its back on either China, its largest trading partner, or the United States , its key ally", Chonnam National University political science profess... [Full Article...]

Merkel: EU ready for Brexit negotiations

British Prime Minister Theresa May's failed gamble on a snap election throws Brexit - and the formal Brexit talks - into uncharted waters. But in one of the most sensational nights in British electoral history, a resurgent Labour Party denied her an outright win, throwing the country into political turmoil. [Full Article...]

Australia to face England in do or die contest

Australia to face England in do or die contest With Bangladesh knocking out New Zealand in what was an epic of a game last night, only a win would now allow Australia to enter the semi-finals of the marquee event. A lot of credit should go to skipper Eoin Morgan and director of cricket Andrew Streauss for instilling the belief in a young squad after a World Cup debacle in 2015 where they were knocked out in the first round. [Full Article...]

Florida man fled crash, stripped naked, and damaged patrol vehicle

Florida man fled crash, stripped naked, and damaged patrol vehicle Marion County sheriff's deputies say they arrested a naked man walking down the street after being in a auto crash on Wednesday night. Humphries was handcuffed and put in the backseat due to his erratic behavior, according to the sheriff's office. [Full Article...]

Merkel says ready for Brexit talks, assumes United Kingdom sticking to its plan

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel made it abundantly clear yesterday that her country is on the lookout for new partners, that Argentina could play that role and that institutions such as the G20 are of primary importance in the face of rising protectionism and unilateralism. [Full Article...]

Sen. McCain Says Confusing Questions to Comey Resulted From Tiredness

He said what he wanted Comey to answer was whether or not Trump's interactions with Comey constitute obstruction of justice. In announcing on July 5, 2016 that he was closing the email probe, Comey called Hillary Clinton's actions "extremely careless" but said he did not recommend filing charges. [Full Article...]

Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party leads United Kingdom election

At a polling station in Hackney in east London , a Labour stronghold, 41-year-old Simon Bolton said he had favoured May because he was confident that she would get the "best possible deal for Brexit ". The shock poll suggests the Conservatives will secure only 314 of the 650 seats in the House of Commons, the lower house of the UK's Parliament. For those of you who do not believe in voting, how ... [Full Article...]

Scottish advisers welcome move away from independence

It was about what Nicola Sturgeon started in March, trying to ram through a second independence referendum... The UK Parliament's Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk constituency had the country's tightest majority in 2015, with the SNP's Calum Kerr edging Conservative John Lamont to the post by 328 votes after a recount. [Full Article...]

Passengers tie man threatening to blow Malaysia Airlines plane

Passengers tie man threatening to blow Malaysia Airlines plane The flight was minutes into its journey from Melbourne when the man walked from his economy seat to the cockpit door clutching an electronic device and threatening to detonate a bomb. Passengers criticised the length of time they had to wait on the tarmac not knowing if there was a bomb on the plane or not. "We just put him on the floor and finally staff brought the belt, so we handcuffed hi... [Full Article...]

UK police name third attacker as new search gets underway

Police were called at around 10.08pm on Saturday night to reports of a vehicle striking pedestrians on London Bridge . People near the scene of the recent attack observe a minute's silence in tribute to the victims of the attack at London Bridge and Borough Market , in central London , Britain June 6, 2017 . [Full Article...]

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