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No independence referendum 'anytime soon', says Ruth Davidson

No independence referendum 'anytime soon', says Ruth Davidson

We can not have our future imposed on us. The SNP's policies would "restore fairness" to the social security system, she said "Make no mistake - the Tories have sought to undermine faith in the welfare state itself". "We commit to oppose austerity, and, as far as is possible, protect local services, particularly those supporting the most vulnerable individuals and communities from the effects of austerity".



Twitter barrage puts spotlight on Trump's outspoken son

Trump's Twitter usage has been a cornerstone of his presidency, offering a window into his thinking, sometimes at the expense of his administration's messaging. During that time , aides said, he was simply too busy to tweet. He said the president has a "full day" scheduled that doesn't include Twitter. Washington is laser focused on the upcoming Comey hearing.



Bahrain Welcomes Trump's Statements on Qatar

Tillerson says the US will support efforts to mediate the crisis along with Kuwait. He said Russian Federation and Qatar "are bonded with relationship of friendship" and appreciates the countries' bilateral cooperation. "Fighting terrorism and extremism is no longer a choice , rather... a commitment requiring decisive and swift action to cut off all funding sources for terrorism regardless of its financier", the Saudi Press Agency cited an official source as saying.



Tehran terrorists had fought for IS in Raqqa and Mosul

The Islamic State took credit for the attack through its Amaq News Agency media outlet. And Saudi Arabia, under the two-year-old reign of King Salman and his powerful son, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, is demonstrating an unexpected willingness to plunge into risky multifront battles.



Scottish Tory Leader: 'LGBTI Rights More Important than Conservative Party'

She said her government would move forward with Brexit negotiations and lead the United Kingdom out of the European Union . May asked Britain's Queen Elizabeth for permission to form a new government on Friday after an election debacle that saw her Conservative Party lose its parliamentary majority days before talks on Britain's European Union departure are due to begin.



Trump says British election results 'surprising'

The shock result thrust Northern Ireland's centre-right DUP into the role of king-maker, with its 10 seats enough to give the Conservatives a fragile but workable partnership. British Prime Minister Theresa May will be forced to seek the support of a regional party in order to continue governing, after the general election she called backfired dramatically.