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DUP leader returns to Northern Ireland, talks continue

DUP leader returns to Northern Ireland, talks continue

May's Conservative Party needs the support of the DUP's 10 MPs in order to retain power in the House of Commons , after losing her majority in last weeks "snap" United Kingdom election. "Going overseas and being seen to be the prime minister and talking to the president of France , being seen to be wheeler-dealing on the global stage, is a classic move to shore up authority at home", he said.


British PM Theresa May says she takes responsibility for election result

British PM Theresa May says she takes responsibility for election result

The EU will keep the door open for Britain to return, but only on worse terms than it now has, European Parliament Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt said Wednesday. Speaking to the Parliament in Strasbourg, he made clear he believes the rebate negotiated by Margaret Thatcher in 1984 and worth up to £5 billion a year to the United Kingdom, along with opt-outs in areas like open borders, monetary union and justice, could be up for grabs if Britain decides to stay.


N. Korea says launch tested 'new type' of cruise missile

N. Korea says launch tested 'new type' of cruise missile

Simultaneously, a new mobile launcher was also tested. South Korea said its neighbor is trying to showcase its capabilities in an effort to deter any future joint US-South Korean naval drills. North Korea has ordered three ballistic missile launches, a surface-to-air missile, and now Thursday's cruise missile tests since South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in took power in early May.


The Steve Scalise shooting has already become a political football

The Steve Scalise shooting has already become a political football

Authorities refused to confirm that identification at a mid-morning press conference. Until recently, Hodgkinson managed a home inspection business in Belleville, Illinois , just across the MIssissippi river from St. Texas Rep. Roger Williams said that one of his aides, Zack Barth, was shot but was doing well and expected to fully recover. A witness described the shooter as a white man, dressed in t-shirt and shorts.



Korea Hostage Now Has 'Different Reality'

The North Korean officials involved reportedly told their American counterparts that Warmbier is suffering from botulism and fell into a coma after being given a sleeping pill in March 2016. Pyongyang has used their detentions as leverage in opening negotiations with Washington. The state-run Korean Central News Agency said Otto Warmbier had been serving hard labour but didn't comment on his medical condition or how the country negotiated his release with the United States.



Congress seeks normalcy, heads back to work after shooting

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) told reporters the surgery had been completed. Rep. Roger Williams of Texas was at the GOP baseball practice Wednesday when the shooting started . "Real change can only come about through nonviolent action, and anything else runs against our most deeply held American values". Following his visit, Trump took to Twitter to give his own update on the congressman, writing, "Just left hospital".