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Hopes rise for softer Brexit after poll shock

Hopes rise for softer Brexit after poll shock

With opinion polls showing the Conservatives with a commanding lead over the opposition Labour Party, May had called an early election in hopes of increasing her majority in Parliament and strengthening her position in negotiations over Britain's exit from the European Union .


American student released by North Korea is in coma

American student released by North Korea is in coma

Tillerson, at a US Senate hearing on Tuesday, declined to comment on Warmbier's condition. The American student just freed from a long detention in North Korea is in a coma, his parents were quoted as saying Tuesday, a surprise that could further complicate the already tense relations between the two countries.


Cyclone Mora slams Bangladesh, killing at least six

Cyclone Mora slams Bangladesh, killing at least six

Community leader Abdus Salam said there had been no attempt to evacuate them to cyclone shelters. Bangladesh raised the danger signal to the highest level in the coastal areas and sea ports and evacuated hundreds of thousands of people.



United Kingdom political turmoil continues

Earlier, Foster said the talks were going well: "We hope soon to be able to bring this work to a successful conclusion."May made clear the Brexit negotiations would begin on schedule despite the political uncertainty at home."I confirmed to President Macron that the timetable for the Brexit negotiation remains on course and will begin next week", May said after her meeting with the new French leader, who will be a key player in the Brexit talks."I think there is a unity of objective among ...



7 takeaways from Jeff Sessions' testimony before the Senate

Sessions is expected to face sharp questions from his former Senate colleagues about his role in FBI Director James Comey's firing, his Russian contacts during the campaign and his decision to step aside from the investigation involving Moscow and the Trump campaign.