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Conservatives and DUP on brink of coalition deal

May said on Tuesday that talks with the DUP had been productive - a view shared by DUP leader Arlene Foster - and that Brexit negotiations would begin as planned next week. "This new arrangement is very unsettling and people are concerned and anxious about what it may mean", Sinn Fein MP Michelle Glidernew told AFP. It is thought Mrs Foster, despite being a Brexit supporter, could seek assurances from Mrs May that she will pursue a softer exit from the European Union, given Northern ...


At Least Three US Soldiers Wounded After Afghan Base Attack

At Least Three US Soldiers Wounded After Afghan Base Attack

For the second time in a week, a man in an Afghan army uniform opened fire on USA service members at a base in Afghanistan. "Seven US service members wounded, evacuated for treatment", US-led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces said in a brief statement on Twitter .


At Least 43 Dead in Central Portugal Forest Fires

At Least 43 Dead in Central Portugal Forest Fires

The deadly blaze, which was just one of dozens that broke out Saturday, ravaged the heavily wooded municipality of Pedrogão Grande, roughly 100 miles from Lisbon . "This is a region that has had fires because of its forests, but we can not remember a tragedy of these proportions", Valdemar Alves, mayor of Pedrógão Grande, told the AP.



Senate Backs Sanctions on Russian Federation over US Election Hacking

The Trump administration had considered lifting Russian sanctions in the past, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson opposed the new legislation , worrying it could hurt the US' ability to have a "constructive dialogue" with Russia . On the Iran sanctions, despite some opposition from a few officials in the Obama Administration, the plan focuses extra sanctions on Iranian support for terrorism, human rights abuses, and most importantly the work on a ballistic missile program .



'Dialogue, Not Violence': Rajnath Singh's Message To Darjeeling

He also demanded a separate statehood for Gorkhaland , soon after which violence with security forces began in the adjoining areas. "I request them (insurgent groups) not to extend any support to the GJM", Banerjee told reporters at the state secretariat.



Arrests in Minnesota Clashes after Castile Cop's Acquittal

For their part, Yanez's lawyers praised the results and said there shouldn't have been charges in the first place. He says the jury sympathizes with Castile's family. In many cases, officers have successfully claimed that they feared for their lives despite evidence that the victim posed no threat. But Castile was following Yanez's commands, and It's simply false that the mere presence of a gun makes the encounter more risky for the police.