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Brexit in Doubt as UK Election Shocks

German foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel said he hoped the election result would be seen as a message that the British people do not want a hard Brexit . Beardsley said that if projections hold, May will have to put together a coalition to govern, and a hung Parliament is possible. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called on the Prime Minister to resign, saying she should "go and make way for a government that is truly representative of this country".


Trump Calls On Qatar To End Funding Of Terrorism, Extremists

Trump Calls On Qatar To End Funding Of Terrorism, Extremists

Trump added that "all reference was pointing to Qatar". The US has called on the Gulf states to "de-escalate" their row with Qatar, saying it has caused unintended "humanitarian" consequences. Tillerson said the USA will support Kuwait-led efforts to mediate an end to the diplomatic row. That official and others say the situation in Qatar has not affected United States military operations and security in the country .


Iran minister rejects Trump's condolences for attacks as 'repugnant'

Iran minister rejects Trump's condolences for attacks as 'repugnant'

He did not elaborate. US President Donald Trump on Wednesday expressed sympathy for the victims of a terror attack in Iran that killed 13 people, but issued a barbed warning that the country was reaping what it sowed. "Iranian people reject such U.S. claims of friendship". Saudi Arabia dismissed the accusation. The attacks are likely to deepen enmity and sharpen the regional battle for power between the two rivals.



Trump's Personal Attorney Denies Comey Allegations, Says Comments Vindicate President

Trump also said he didn't ask Comey to pledge his loyalty. Shortly after Comey's testimony ended on Thursday, Kasowitz said Trump felt vindicated in an (error-filled) written statement . The committee has also requested copies of the memos Comey wrote after his conversations with Trump . A defiant Donald Trump went back on the attack after sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey's explosive Senate testimony - with the president's lawyer suggesting the ...



Investigators request Trump/Comey tapes - if they exist

He left drawing conclusions about the president's behaviour to others, but the picture he painted isn't a flattering one. According to Comey (and The New York Times ), Trump told him in an awkward one-on-one moment in the Oval Office in February that he hoped Comey could see his "way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go".