What the UK election earthquake means for the world

What the UK election earthquake means for the world

Her government has already triggered Article 50 of the EU Lisbon treaty which could see Britain formally leave the EU by March 30, 2019. The BBC reports that the Tories lost 12, while Labour-the party of Corbyn-gained 29. A ministerial reshuffle was due to take place "shortly", she said, as she refused to rule out other changes. Speaking in Mexico, Mrs Merkel told a news conference: "We are ready for the negotiations".

US, Japan urge China to exert pressure on N. Korea

Also on Monday, a report by a US-based think-tank said that the North's effort to circumvent worldwide sanctions on its nuclear and missile programmes is complex, but could be defeated by targeting relatively few Chinese firms. Last September the North conducted its fifth nuclear test, triggering global outrage and further sanctions. "It was confirmed that (the craft) took photos of the THAAD site in Seongju", a South Korean defense official told reporters, adding that the distance between ...

London Terrorist Attack Suspect Tried to Get Job at Wimbledon Security Firm

London Terrorist Attack Suspect Tried to Get Job at Wimbledon Security Firm

The van was used to mow down the first victims, killing three of them, as it mounted the pavement on the busy bridge last Saturday night. "It is hard to speculate what the motive was for wearing the belts." his statement read. Police stand by a barrier in Borough Market, London , Britain June 11, 2017. As reported by Blasting News, London police said on Saturday that Butt had tried to rent a much larger, 7.5-ton truck on June 3, but his payment was not accepted, leading him to rent ...

Jeremy Corbyn predicts Scottish Labour comeback

Nevertheless, the party still ended up with 56 fewer seats than the Conservatives, who are seeking to form a minority government with the Democratic Unionists. "In particular, I welcome my right honourable friends the member for Hackney North and Stoke Newington (Ms Abbott) and Leicester East - those were two of the four elected in 1987 who are now members of the most diverse House of Commons ever".

Donald Trump invited to testify over James Comey, Russian meddling

US v. Collin McDonald is not an exact comparison to the situation with Trump and Comey - the Eighth Circuit's decision concerned sentencing minutiae for a convicted bank robber rather than an indictment against the president . Comey said Thursday the president's tweet that said Comey "better hope that there are no "tapes" of their conversations had compelled him to share a memo he wrote.

Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Republican Sen. Rob Portman of OH said in a statement that Tillerson had confirmed to him Warmbier's release. Ron Wyden: "There are none". He says he is confident that Comey understood and would abide by the Justice Departments rules on communications with the White House about ongoing investigations.