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by | June 13, 2017 | 07:49

It now holds 318 seats. Northern Ireland is the only part of the U.K.in which same-sex marriage is illegal. I mean, what is deeply troubling about this is that a sort of position of neutrality between the Unionist community, who support the union between Northern Ireland and Britain, and the Nationalist community, who believe in a united Ireland, neutrality between those two communities has been an absolute cornerstone of British policy.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:48

Duterte, who has made a series of rhetorical attacks against the USA - the Philippines longest-standing military ally - retracted his statement that the southern Philippines "would never have peace" while allied with Washington. A USA embassy spokesperson in Manila told Reuters that, at the request of the Philippines government, special operations forces were helping liberate the town, part of which has been occupied by hundreds of militants since May 23.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:51

The president said Comey's testimony on Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee mostly vindicated his previous claims about their interactions. When he tells you to do something, guess what? When Trump was asked whether he himself would be willing to testify under oath, he said "100%". Trump agreed Wednesday not to directly engage on Comey, and by the time the ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director took the witness stand, tweeting "was not something he was considering", ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:49

Last year's parade took place just a few hours after a mass shooting at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., in which 49 people were fatally shot. Macias, the Los Angeles march spokesman, said the complaints about this year's Resist March were due largely to a misunderstanding about its intentions and that the weekend still would feature gay pride festivities across the Los Angeles area.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:49

French President Emmanuel Macron has denounced Kremlin-funded TV network Russia Today (RT) and news agency Sputnik , saying they spread "lies" about him and his campaign. "There is no proof that Assad has used chemical weapons". France has also taken a tough line on European Union sanctions on Russian Federation, first imposed when it annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014, and cancelled a $1.3 billion warship supply contract in 2015.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:48

Settlements in the occupied West Bank and east Jerusalem are illegal under global law and are seen as one of the greatest obstacles to peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Danny Yatom, a former head of Mossad, Israel's spy service, says Palestinians will soon outnumber Jews in Israel. "One state for the two peoples means that we are going to lose our majority", said Danny Yatom, a former head of Israel's spy agency, Mossad.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:49

Rafael Nadal has won his record 10th French Open title, beating No. 3 Stan Wawrinka in straight sets. After the heartbreak of losing the Australian Open final to Roger Federer earlier in the year, emotion overcame Nadal after the match, but he was ruthless for its entirety.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:46

Panama's government said on Monday it had broken diplomatic ties with Taiwan as it established formal relations with China. Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement Tuesday that President Varela had ignored the friendship between their countries and the efforts that Taiwan had made to help Panama's overall development.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:47

On Friday, Trump once again dodged a question as to whether he had actually taped conversations with FBI Director James Comey , as he had suggested in that tweet shortly after sacking him. On Friday, Trump said he would say more "about that maybe sometime in the very near future", but added reporters would be "very disappointed". On Monday, White House spokesman Sean Spicer reiterated Trump's comments.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:46

Finally, the newly crowned champ from Fresno, Calif., gave it a go and spelled it "c-o-f-e-f.e". Washington- A 12-year-old Indian-American girl from California has won the 90th National Spelling Bee, defeating another Indian-American. " I knew them all ". "I just had a love of reading when I was little and then eventually that became a love of words and then competing in spelling bees", she said.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:46

The former president was arrested near his home in Coral Gables, Florida. The former president is wanted in Panama as part of multiple investigations of corruption and illegal. Martinelli has denied any wrongdoing and said on Twitter last month that his successor, Juan Carlos Varela, was going after him to divert attention from his own problems.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:43

The hung parliament caused by last Thursday's election has meant the Conservative Government requires support from the Northern Irish party to ensure it has a majority, albeit a minor one, in the House of Commons. As MPs would vote with their conscience rather than along party lines, the lack of a government majority shouldn't be a factor. Talks come after Mrs May told Tory MPs: " I'm the person who got us into this mess and I'm the one who will get us out of it ".

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:40

Barhoum said Hamas clarified the issue with other militant groups who denied having any "resistance-related works" in the area. The besieged coastal enclave requires 500 megawatts (MW) of electricity while it only receives 210 MW; of which 120 MW is supplied from Israel , 30 MW from Egypt and the remainder is generated through the local power plant.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:34

The protesters chose Russia Day to make their voices heard, and Navalny called on those in Moscow to gatecrash a historical re-enactment on Tverskaya street in the city centre. Reuters witnesses saw a police auto leaving Mr Navalny's apartment compound at high speed, followed a few minutes later by a minibus carrying around 10 policemen.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:31

Victor has been jailed in neighbouring Lincoln County since her arrest, according to a booking report released by the sheriff. Victor has been in local custody since her arrest and is expected to be taken into formal federal custody on Thursday.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:34

But in response to a Freedom of Information Act request from The Wall Street Journal , the agency said it did not have any such records for the Trump administration. NBC News' Hallie Jackson followed up later: "If the President does have evidence that the Federal Bureau of Investigation director lied under oath, what is he waiting for?" she asked.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:31

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is set to publicly testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday. Comey said last week that the bureau had information about Sessions - before he recused himself from overseeing the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election - that would have made it "problematic" for him to be involved in the probe.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:30

However, Siegfried Muresan, spokesman for the European Parliament's largest party the EEP underscored that "Article 50 is ticking" and Theresa May "should have used time for negotiations, not for elections". We've only just scratched the surface here. "We want to do it quickly, respecting the calendar", said German Chancellor Angela Merkel. It pushes for new free trade deals globally as well as a "comprehensive free trade and customs agreement with the European Union".

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:32

While only 23 percent of registered voters cast ballots, 97 percent of the votes were in favor of becoming a USA state. However, from 2.2 million registered voters, only 23% were present at the polls while the opposition urged the people to boycott the election.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:20

Rodman returns to North Korea at a time of great tension between Washington and Pyongyang, as four Americans are now being held in the Asian country. Despite repeated missile threats, United Nations sanctions, a horrendous human rights record and a determination to remain detached from the worldwide community, North Korea could share hosting duties under the new proposal.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:22

Garry Monk said Middlesbrough were the only club to tick the right boxes after taking the Boro job. Monk insists that the prospect of leading Boro back up to the Premier League at the first attempt is the right challenge for him.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:20

In this statement, Khan had said there was "no reason to be alarmed ". May's criticism Monday follows her openly complaining last month about USA security agencies leaking details of the Manchester Arena suicide bombing, which British police said hurt their investigation.

by | June 12, 2017 | 12:14

The 60-year-old leader said she had tapped experience across the "whole of the Conservative Party" when she appointed Michael Gove, a long-serving cabinet minister who had clashed with May when she was home secretary, as agriculture minister.

by | June 12, 2017 | 12:13

It "probably changed history by making Comey more skeptical about her and the Clintons' role", he said . He once referred to Comey as "President Comey " and appeared unsatisfied with Comey's answers. "In other words, we're complete, the investigation of anything that former Secretary Clinton had to do with the campaign is over and we don't have to worry about it anymore?" The document indicated Lynch had told Renteria that she would not let the FBI investigation into Clinton go too ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 12:14

And I think that's what's important, I think that's what the public would expect. Meanwhile, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , fresh from his party's strong showing, continues to put pressure on the weakened Conservatives. Britain's largely pro-Conservative press questioned whether she could remain in power with the clock ticking on the two-year European Union divorce process.