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Theresa May remains as United Kingdom prime minister

Across Europe, the unexpected results of Britain's snap election immediately called into question the future of the negotiations over the British exit from the European Union . Reuters reports that Gunther H. Oettinger, a European Commission budget and human resources commissioner, expressed doubt about the talks starting as planned.


UAE threatens Qatar sympathisers with jail

UAE threatens Qatar sympathisers with jail

Analysts say the crisis is in part an extension of a 2014 dispute, when Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain temporarily recalled their ambassadors from Doha over Qatari support for Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood . He cited his urge to crack down on terrorist funding during his Saudi Arabian visit last month as the trigger for the collective shunning of Qatar .


Deadly Melbourne Siege Being Treated as Terror Attack

Deadly Melbourne Siege Being Treated as Terror Attack

Australian police on Monday shot dead a gunman in the city of Melbourne who had been holding a woman hostage, police said, a confrontation for which the militant group Islamic State claimed responsibility. "We're treating this as a terrorism incident", Ashton said. One person was killed and three police officers were injured in the siege, which has been declared a terror attack.


Tillerson Urges Nations To End Blockade Against Qatar

Tillerson Urges Nations To End Blockade Against Qatar

Al Udeid base, outside Doha , is home to around 10,000 US troops, and is a vital base in America's war against ISIS in the region. A diplomatic crisis of unprecedented scale erupted in the Gulf and wider region Monday, as eight governments dramatically cut ties with Qatar over its alleged support for extremist groups.



Donald Trump Woke Up and Had Some Name Calling for Breakfast

When asked whether he'll testify under oath, the president said , "100 percent". Meanwhile, on Friday, the House intelligence committee also asked the White House counsel whether there are any tape recordings or memos of Comey's conversations with Trump .