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Shadow Chancellor: Labour party ready to form minority government

Sterling plunged against the dollar and the euro on Friday as the election result created even more uncertainty over the whole Brexit process. British Prime Minister Theresa May will ask Queen Elizabeth for permission to form a 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.



UK Prime Minister Theresa May says she'll stick to Brexit timetable

Britain's Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party Theresa May gives a brief statement after announcing she will form a government . The Tories are expected to close the final tally at 318, with the 10 DUP MPs giving it the backing it would need to govern and get legislation passed.



What do the general election results mean for a second Scottish referendum?

The Conservatives won 13 seats in Scotland, the party's best performance in the country since 1983. "Simply put, Scotland has had its fill", the Scottish Tory leader said. She welcomed the surge in Tory support across Scotland but noted the party's UK-wide result "fell short of expectations" as she called for the UK Government to pursue "an open Brexit , not a closed one".



Sen. McCain: Diamondbacks to blame for confusing questions to Comey

The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director , in an extraordinary statement , said that he began documenting his one-one-one meetings with Trump, starting in January, because of the " nature of the person ", meaning Trump. COMEY: "Correct. So far as I know". "Never", he said. "I used the word investigation all the time ". There's a part of me that feels icky making fun of a confused, old man, but this is a confused, old man who has advocated bombing everyone at every turn and ...


Russian Federation plays elder statesman, calls for talks to end Gulf crisis

Russian Federation plays elder statesman, calls for talks to end Gulf crisis

The list was published jointly by Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Egypt and Bahrain - which accuse Qatar of supporting Islamist extremist groups and have cut ties with Doha . Qatar is home to 11,000 U.S. troops and the Al Udeid Air Base, the main regional center for air operations against the terrorist group. The UAE and Saudi Arabia pledged $100 million for a fund to help women in the Middle East , headed by Trump's daughter, Ivanka.



UK election shock could delay and soften Brexit

Steven Blockmans of the Center for European Policy Studies said that because of the current chaos, "it is questionable whether that period of time will be sufficient in order to strike a good deal". Czech prime minister Bohuslav Sobotka said he was "delighted" that Jeremy Corbyn had significantly strengthened his party's position, saying that the Labour leader was "the real victor of the British election".