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DUP to 'support soft Irish border' in Brexit talks

The Northern Irish party in talks to support Theresa May's minority government hopes to conclude negotiations with the prime minister's Conservative Party as quickly as possible, its leader told BBC on Friday. The government announced on Thursday, however, that the queen's speech, which outlines its legislative agenda, will go ahead next Wednesday. The formal negotiations were already due to start on Monday but doubt was cast by the general election result and ongoing talks between the ...


Woman convicted for telling her boyfriend to kill himself by text

Woman convicted for telling her boyfriend to kill himself by text

During the trial, the judge heard extensive readings of text-message exchanges between Carter and Roy , both of whom struggled with emotional problems. The defendant, who was tried as a juvenile because of her age at the time of the crime, cried silently as Moniz spent about 15 minutes explaining the rationale for his decision before announcing the ruling.


Pence hires outside legal counsel

Pence hires outside legal counsel

Pence's decision comes several weeks after the president hired his longtime personal attorney, Marc Kasowitz , to handle Russia-related inquiries. Pence's office confirms he has hired Richard Cullen , who served as USA attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia during the term of George H.W.


London Urges Qatar, Gulf States to De-Escalate Situation

London Urges Qatar, Gulf States to De-Escalate Situation

The Foreign Secretary also said Qatar must take seriously the concerns of Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Egypt and Bahrain and "urgently" do more to address support for extremists. Saudi Arabia is not a signatory to the convention. Saudi Arabia and its allies cut diplomatic ties with Qatar last week and have moved to sever air, land and sea routes to the country.



Russia: Al-Baghdadi, Leader Of ISIS, Killed In Airstrike

Reports of ISIS leader Baghdadi's death in the past have proven false and Russian forces in Syria have spent large stretches of their bombing campaign fighting opponents of the Syrian regime, away from ISIS-held land . If confirmed, al-Baghdadi's death could be major blow to ISIS as its two remaining strongholds in Mosul, Iraq and Raqqa, Syria are both under bombardment.