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Former first minister Alex Salmond loses Commons seat in stunning Tory victory

Former first minister Alex Salmond loses Commons seat in stunning Tory victory

Nicola Sturgeon has said she will be forced to "reflect" on holding a second referendum on independence after the SNP suffered devastating losses on election night including Angus Robertson and Alex Salmond. "Once we know what the final result is tomorrow ... we will want to, if we possibly can, try to be part a progressive alliance which is an alternative to the Tories ". Consulte Mais Informação

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Senate GOP aiming for vote this month on health legislation

The hearing before the Senate intelligence committee could be the most watched moment of the year in Washington, largely thwarting any momentum Republicans had hoped for on tax reform or infrastructure spending. It is all being done with an eye to try to get it by with 50 votes and the Vice President. But he added, "I'm seeing more and more clarity, and a narrower and narrower focus, and a smaller and smaller difference in the caucus". Consulte Mais Informação

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Merkel assumes May will stick to Brexit talks plan

Merkel assumes May will stick to Brexit talks plan

British voters dealt Prime Minister Theresa May a devastating blow in a snap election she had called to strengthen her hand in Brexit talks, wiping out her parliamentary majority and throwing the country into political turmoil. The former Belgian prime minister wrote on Twitter: " Yet another own goal , after Cameron now May, will make already complex negotiations even more complicated". Consulte Mais Informação

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Qatar, accused of supporting terrorism, hires ex-US attorney general

On the stance of Bahrain against Qatar crisis, Shaikh Al Khalifa said Qatar should change its policy and reach a conclusion with his country. US President Donald Trump accused Qatar of being a "high level" sponsor of terrorism, potentially undermining his own diplomats' efforts to ease heightening tensions and a blockade of the Gulf nation by Arab states and others. Consulte Mais Informação

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Marches against Islamic law draw opposition

Marches against Islamic law draw opposition

She said Muslims are "natural threat to civilized people of the world, particularly Western Society" and that "every practicing Muslim is a radical Muslim". CIDI Founder Regina Mustafa said those protesters are marching against something they don't understand. In their view, the rallies are part of a wave of anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant sentiment fueled by President Donald Trump , who called for a ban on Muslims entering the country during his election campaign. Consulte Mais Informação

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Merkel says European Union is 'ready to start Brexit negotiations'

Merkel says European Union is 'ready to start Brexit negotiations'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that she can see no obstacles in the way of starting Brexit negotiations as scheduled after UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced plans to form a minority government. "That is why I think at this critical time for our country it is important to form a government in the national interest", she said. "Time for action, not words". Consulte Mais Informação

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Black Eyed Peas, Robbie Williams added to Manchester concert

Black Eyed Peas, Robbie Williams added to Manchester concert

Following the attack, Ariana promised to pay for the funerals for all the victims and the concert will raise money for those affected. "Straight away, she wanted to do something, and she's dead right". Tickets for Sunday night's One Love Manchester benefit concert sold out in just six minutes this morning. Tickets will go on sale on Thursday, June 1 from 10 am on Ticketmaster . Consulte Mais Informação

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