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Boris Johnson calling for end to blockade of Qatar

Early Sunday, the three countries all issued statements urging mixed nationality families to call their respective interior ministries, which would take into consideration the "humanitarian circumstances" of their situation. Additionally, Qatar Airways is now using longer routes to its European and North American destinations, including direct flights to the world's busiest worldwide airport in Atlanta, after Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Egypt barred Qatari flights from their airspace.



Damian Green Takes Over Government Digital Leadership

Gavin Williamson , who has been in Belfast conducting negotiations with the Democratic Unionists on supporting a minority Conservative Government, remains as Chief Whip . All in all, the cabinet reshuffle leaves things pretty much the way they were except with a potentially stronger climate player at May's side after having to sacrifice her two closest allies.



May working to fill out ranks of minority government after disappointing election

The UK election has ended in a hung parliament , after the Conservative Party came up short of a majority in the snap general election . The senior backbencher told the BBC: "We shouldn't pretend that this is a famous victory". May's Conservative party is still the largest party in Parliament, but no longer has enough seats to govern alone, after key seats fell to the Labour Party .



What was John McCain trying to say during the Comey hearing?

After Clinton and Lynch met as their planes were on the same tarmac, Comey said he decided he had to "protect the credibility of the investigation". In a statement after the hearing, McCain clarified he had meant to ask whether Comey believed Trump's interactions with him could be considered obstruction of justice.



United Kingdom election: Brexit plans in disarray

May said Friday she will attempt to form a minority government with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party , or DUP. Davidson, one of the few Conservatives to emerge as a victor from the election after she increased the party's presence in Scotland, said she had demanded , and received, "categoric assurance" from May that the policy would not change.



Iran arrests more suspects after Tehran attacks

On Saturday, intelligence minister Mahmoud Alavi said the alleged mastermind behind the attacks had been tracked down and killed outside the country. The men were part of a network that entered Iran in July-August 2016 under the leadership of "high-ranking Daesh [Islamic State] commander" Abu Aisha and "intended to carry out terrorist operations in religious cities", a statement said.