• What does a hung parliament mean for Brexit and Ireland?
What does a hung parliament mean for Brexit and Ireland?

Others, too, called on UK Prime Minister Theresa May to hurry up and resolve the issue. Council leader Tusk expressed his worries about the consequences the election result will have on the Brexit talks, which should normally have started on 19 June.

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  • MPW Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level
MPW Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level

Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Medical Properties Trust from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Friday, January 20th. Barclays PLC reaffirmed an "equal weight" rating and issued a $14.00 target price (up previously from $13.00) on shares of Medical Properties Trust in a report on Thursday, February 16th.

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  • Gulf countries assure India of welfare of diaspora amid Qatar crisis
Gulf countries assure India of welfare of diaspora amid Qatar crisis

Russian Federation is "ready to try to do everything in its power" to help resolve the crisis, he said. Turkey has also pledged to provide food and water supplies to Qatar. Several countries followed suit, while Erdogan vowed to keep supporting Qatar and rejected accusations that it supported terrorism. About an hour later, however, Mr Trump fo...

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  • Merkel assumes United Kingdom to stick with its Brexit plan
Merkel assumes United Kingdom to stick with its Brexit plan

May's Conservative Party won the most seats overall in the House of Commons , but fell well short of a majority. May was interior minister for six years before rising to premier in the political chaos that followed last June's Brexit referendum.

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  • CCTV shows dramatic moment police shoot dead London attackers
CCTV shows dramatic moment police shoot dead London attackers

Police in London , who were searching for a French man missing since the attack, said earlier they had recovered a body from the River Thames. The other two attackers were identified as Khurum Butt, a 27-year-old whose extremist views had been reported to police, and 30-year-old Rachid Redouane, also known as Rachid Elkhdar, a pastry chef who cl...

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  • Stanley Cup final has been a rollercoaster ride for Murray, Rinne
Stanley Cup final has been a rollercoaster ride for Murray, Rinne

Subban, which are perhaps best classified as products of an inconsistently officiated National Hockey League culture, but Crosby has headlined Pittsburgh's best offensive outings in the most clutch of situations. AP Sports Writers Will Graves in Pittsburgh and Teresa M. Walker in Nashville, Tennessee, contributed. "Well, I would argue, just b...

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  • Collins calls Trump request to drop Flynn case 'truly outrageous'
Collins calls Trump request to drop Flynn case 'truly outrageous'

Is that a fair statement? Shortly after Comey's testimony ended on Thursday, Kasowitz said Trump felt vindicated in an (error-filled) written statement . It was not a good day for Trump, nor was it a good day for the Justice Department as time and time again, Comey hinted that political interference was rampant in what is supposed to be an i...

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  • Greater Carnage at London Bridge Averted by Failed Payment for Larger Van
Greater Carnage at London Bridge Averted by Failed Payment for Larger Van

British police on Tuesday named the third participant in the London attack as 22-year-old Youssef Zaghba from east London , describing him as an Italian national of Moroccan descent. He also pledged to hire more police officers, following a drop in 20,000 officers between 2009 and 2016, or around 14 per cent, according to the independent Institu...

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  • Trump declares 'total vindication' in tweets on Comey
Trump declares 'total vindication' in tweets on Comey

Comey did not have to tell the Senate Intelligence Committee that he had leaked his memo to the press to make sure a special counsel was appointed. US President Donald Trump smiles during the Infrastructure Summit with Governors and Mayors at the White House in Washington , US, June 8, 2017 .

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  • Fearless Ostapenko 'amazed' by French Open triumph
Fearless Ostapenko 'amazed' by French Open triumph

Jelena #Ostapenko is your @rolandgarros 2017 CHAMPION! Ostapenko came from a set and a break down to beat the pre-tournament favourite from Romania, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in Paris . - Following her title win, Ostapenko will move up to a career-high world number 12 from 47 in the WTA rankings. Ostapenko is the first unseeded player to win the...

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  • Donald Trump calls James Comey 'leaker', declares 'total vindication'
Donald Trump calls James Comey 'leaker', declares 'total vindication'

In the most eagerly anticipated United States congressional hearing in years, Comey told lawmakers the Trump administration had lied and defamed him and the Federal Bureau of Investigation after the president dismissed him on May 9. In defiance of the president's tweets on the matter, Comey also confirmed his hope that there are tapes of the c...

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  • Iranian Security Forces Arrest 41 Daesh Members Following Deadly Tehran Attacks
Iranian Security Forces Arrest 41 Daesh Members Following Deadly Tehran Attacks

The US has imposed new sanctions on Tehran for its support of "terrorist" groups in the Middle East, ballistic missile tests and human rights abuses. The attacks have been claimed by Islamic State but Iranian hardliners believe that Saudi Arabia was behind the attacks, Omid Nouripour, the foreign affairs spokesman for the German Green Party, told...

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  • Oil slides as United States climate withdrawal compounds glut concerns
Oil slides as United States climate withdrawal compounds glut concerns

President Donald Trump's decision to abandon a climate pact could spark more crude drilling in the United States , worsening a global glut. Commercial crude inventories fell 6.4 million barrels last week, following a 4-million-barrel decline the previous week.

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  • Trump says he would be willing to testify under oath
Trump says he would be willing to testify under oath

Comey told the Senate intelligence committee Thursday about several one-on-one interactions with the president, during which he said Trump pressed him to show "loyalty", to back off on the FBI investigation of his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn , and to disclose that Trump himself was not under investigation.

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  • Leicester City appoint Shakespeare permanently
Leicester City appoint Shakespeare permanently

His appointment sparked a striking upturn in form that saw Leicester secure their Premier League status and reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League . "This is a really exciting opportunity for me to continue along this new path in my career", said Shakespeare. He stayed as Ranieri's assistant as the pair helped mastermind last year's ...

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  • Latest Stocks: FIL Ltd Has $38.44 Million Position in Nielsen NV (NLSN)
Latest Stocks: FIL Ltd Has $38.44 Million Position in Nielsen NV (NLSN)

Nielsen Holdings plc (NLSN ) failed to surprise the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.4 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.48. A 24 analysts rate it as either a buy or a strong buy, while0 believe that investors should either steer clear of First Data Corporation (NYSE:FDC) or, if they already own its stock, sell i...

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  • Artemis fight back to level finals at 1-1
Artemis fight back to level finals at 1-1

Grinder Luke Parkinson quickly jumped behind the wheel, but the slipup was enough to allow Kiwi skipper Peter Burling to sail off to victory. Artemis Racing's billionaire backer Torbjorn Tornqvist leapt aboard the state-of-the art blue and yellow catamaran to congratulate Outteridge and the six-man crew following their deciding win over SoftBank...

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  • FTSE 100 futures swing higher as pound sinks to 7-week low
FTSE 100 futures swing higher as pound sinks to 7-week low

E-mini futures for the S&P 500 ESc1 edged up 0.1 percent. Sterling tumbled as much as 2.5% on Friday, while the FTSE share index opened about 1% higher, after British voters denied any party a majority of seats in parliament, plunging the country into political chaos days before the start of Brexit talks.

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  • 'No panic yet' after pound hit by election shock
'No panic yet' after pound hit by election shock

The UK could try to negotiate Norwegian-style membership of the European Economic Area (EEA), which would grant it nearly full access to the single market while letting it strike trade deals without the rest of the EU. Pre-election rate spreads suggested that Pound Sterling was actually looking expensive against the Euro. "This clearly opens the ...

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  • Comey Testimony: What Went Wrong for Trump's Political Opponents?
Comey Testimony: What Went Wrong for Trump's Political Opponents?

If they do, the committee wants copies by June 23. Mr Comey painted a devastating picture of an untrustworthy president, who at best unknowingly shred the norms of office by pressing him on the Russian Federation probe, and at worst may have criminally obstructed justice.

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