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UK leader holding alliance talks with NIreland party chief

While prior to the election Corbyn was locked in long-term infighting with many of his own MPs , Labour's gains in Thursday's election on the back of the youth vote, despite the party coming second, will probably encourage dissenters to get behind him - for the time being at least.


Asian stocks up as investors shrug off tech rout, eye Fed

Asian stocks up as investors shrug off tech rout, eye Fed

USA gold futures for August delivery dropped 0.4% to $1,264.40. It's expected to result in another, quarter-percentage-point interest-rate rise. Asian stocks are trading mostly higher this morning as a sell-off in technology stocks ebbed.



Trump accuses ex-FBI director of cowardice over 'leaks'

President Donald Trump is predicting that former FBI Director James Comey's "leaks will be far more prevalent than anyone ever thought possible". After he was sacked, Comey said a threatening Trump tweet that hinted there were secret tapes of their conversations prompted him to ask a friend, Daniel Richman, to share the content of the memos with the New York Times.


CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan assures of farmers' welfare in MP

CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan assures of farmers' welfare in MP

Chouhan, who had launched his fast on Saturday to seek restoration of peace in the state, chose to break it because "no further cases of violence were reported" in the last two days. At least five peasants were killed in police firing in Mandsaur on June 6. The CM also announced: "To help farmers who can not pay interests, we will try to provide loan at 0% interest rate".



Otto Warmbier: North Korea 'releases jailed United States student'

In March 2016, North Korea's highest court sentenced Warmbier to 15 years in prison with hard labor for subversion as he tearfully confessed that he had tried to steal a propaganda banner. Tillerson responded: "Ah, no comment on that right now". "This is one of the times where Rodman may actually do some good". A senior administration official said the Trump administration did not authorise Rodman's trip.


Sinn Fein maintains abstentionist stance as DUP puts out feelers to Tories

Sinn Fein maintains abstentionist stance as DUP puts out feelers to Tories

I believe this is a awful mistake with lasting consequences and not just for the very valid reasons raised by Ruth Davidson, leader of the Scottish Tories, about the DUP's attitudes to LGBTI rights . Mr Adams also appeared to soften demands that Arlene Foster would have to stand aside as First Minister until after the Renewable Heat Incentive inquiry reports.