Names suggested for SNP Westminster leader

Names suggested for SNP Westminster leader

Mr Salmond reflected on the losses of the senior SNP figures. The Tories also won in Angus, West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine, Aberdeen South and Banff and Buchan. But he was insistent the SNP will win the election north of the border. The SNP have lost very fine parliamentarians this evening and that is a grievous blow to the SNP .

Trump calls May to offer 'his warm support' after election

Downing Street said an outline agreement on a "confidence and supply" arrangement had been reached which will be put to the Cabinet for discussion on Monday. "I don't think throwing us into a leadership battle at this moment in time, when we are about to launch into these hard negotiations, would be in the best interests of the country", Evans said.

Trump Accuses Qatar Of Funding Terrorism At 'Very High Level'

Kuwait's emir is working to mediate the Gulf crisis around Qatar, which is home to a major USA military base and the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Friday's spat is unlikely to ease regional tensions in a spiralling political crisis which also threatens to involve the US, Russia, Europe and other major players such as Turkey, a close ally of Qatar, and Iran.

Qatar's ties with Iran and Islamist groups

Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain will make exceptions on humanitarian grounds for some Qatari residents who have been ordered to leave the three countries. "I hope so", UAE minister of state for foreign affairs Anwar Gargash wrote on Twitter in reaction to Kuwait saying Qatar was ready to listen to the grievances.

Dueling protests on Sharia law held in Santa Clara

Counter-protesters hold signs outside of an anti-Sharia rally in Seattle Saturday. Police officers and barricades stood between the two groups. More than a dozen states have passed, or are trying to pass, laws to curb the possibility of Sharia law making its way onto the books in the U.S.

Trump attorney signals a firm stance in dealing with special prosecutor

Trump attorney signals a firm stance in dealing with special prosecutor

Yet by doing so, Comey provided Trump's defense team an opening to question his coziness with Mueller . Sekulow said Trump will reveal next week if he had the conversation taped. Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., also a member of that committee, agreed the panel needed to hear any tapes that exist. The president's outside legal team is being led by a longtime Trump attorney, Marc Kasowitz.