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UK Election 2017: Exit Polls Show Potential Hung Parliament

Pundits had expected the UKIP vote to go strongly to the Conservatives. At that point, the leader of the largest opposition party may be invited to form a government either as a minority or in coalition with another party or parties. In the outgoing parliament, the Conservatives had 330 out of the 650 seats, Labour 229, the Scottish Nationalists 54 and the Liberal Democrats nine.


Iran's Khamenei says attacks to increase hatred towards US, Saudi

Iran's Khamenei says attacks to increase hatred towards US, Saudi

That second sentence, suggesting Iran bears responsibility for an attack against its civilians, was not well-received, NPR's Peter Kenyon reports . "For these two actions to happen... after this meeting means that the U.S. and Saudi regimes had ordered their stooges to do this", said Mohammad Hossein Nejat, deputy head of the Revolutionary Guards intelligence branch, according to the Fars news agency .



Sadiq Khan: Cancel Donald Trump's United Kingdom visit

In the immediate aftermath, Mr Trump wholly misconstrued quotes from Mr Khan, wrongly claiming the mayor had said there was "no reason to be alarmed" about the risk of terror attacks in London. "But one of the things about a special relationship, it's like having a best friend - you stand shoulder-to-shoulder with them in times of adversity but you call them out when they're wrong, and you tell them when they are wrong".



Qatar rejects as baseless terrorism blacklist by four Arab states

Earlier on Wednesday, he met Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum and other senior UAE officials in Dubai, after talks the day before with King Salman in Saudi Arabia . "The investigation team confirmed that the hack was carried out using innovative technological methods by exploiting an electronic gap on the website of the Qatar News Agency", the report said.



Trump tells evangelicals we're 'under siege' and calls Democrats 'obstructionists'

Trump , through his personal lawyer , wasted no time in declaring Comey to have lied about the demand for loyalty and the request to drop the Flynn investigation. "He is a good guy and has been through a lot", Trump told Comey , according to the latter's recollection. "Something about the way I was conducting it, the president felt created pressure on him that he wanted to relieve".


Security services face intense scrutiny over London Bridge terrorists

Security services face intense scrutiny over London Bridge terrorists

The Italian authorities have told the media how Zaghba said he was "going to be a terrorist" but his mother insists that was a misunderstanding. The body was found late on Tuesday near London's former dockyards in Limehouse, about two kilometres downstream from London Bridge.