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SNP on course to win 50 seats at general election

SNP on course to win 50 seats at general election

The SNP, which won 56 of parliament's 59 Scottish seats at the last election in 2015, has said Scots should get another say on independence once the terms of Britain's European Union exit are clear. The SNP already has the power to change income tax rates in Scotland. Jeremy Corbyn will also find the move a test of his accusations that the SNP are an austerity party in Scotland "while talking anti austerity to the United Kingdom".


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

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

The source said the DUP was likely to seek a role in Brexit negotiations but was likely to steer clear of social issues such as abortion and gay rights, where it disagrees with Conservative Party positions. "There's an terrible lot of issues around Brexit that need to be discussed with other parties", she told Sky News on Saturday. The election result means businesses still have no idea what trading rules they can expect in the coming years.


Iran Says It Has Killed Alleged Planner of Deadly Tehran Attack

Iran Says It Has Killed Alleged Planner of Deadly Tehran Attack

Khamenei said the attacks "will not damage the Iranian nation's determination and the obvious result is nothing except an increase in hate for the governments of the United States and their stooges in the region like Saudi [Arabia ]". The Intelligence Ministry said on June 8 that five men involved in the attacks were Iranians who joined IS in Iraq and Syria. Neighbouring Iraq also witnessed terror attacks two days later, near the Shia holy shrine of Karbala located to the south of ...



Fired FBI Director: Trump Wanted Loyalty, Halt to Flynn Probe

However, Comey testified that Trump pressured him to drop the investigation , a charge of obstruction of justice that would be necessary for special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate. Trump, who had not posted on his Twitter account since Comey accused the administration of spreading "lies", struck back with an early morning tweet in which he said, "Wow, Comey is a leaker".



President Trump Says He's 100% Willing to Testify Under Oath

White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway said "no comment" when asked if the tapes exist on Fox News Friday morning, and Trump has repeatedly tweeted about the idea. Trump was uncharacteristically quiet during Comey's thundering Senate testimony. Trump had previously indicated via Twitter there were tapes, to which Comey responded during his testimony, "Lordy, I hope there are tapes".