The unemployment rate is 11.5% (compared to just 4.3% for the US overall). But other parties such as the Popular Democratic Party and the Puerto Rican Independence Party have supported the choice of continuing with the current territory status or of complete independence respectively.
He said it was yet "another own goal, after Cameron now May". " Brexit negotiations should start when United Kingdom is ready; timetable and European Union positions are clear". "Do your best to avoid a "no deal" as result of "no negotiations". He says "without a government, there's no negotiation". She plans to run her administration by obtaining the support of a regional party in Northern Ireland, which has a good relationship with the Tories.
May has a busy schedule on Tuesday, hosting a cabinet meeting and talks with the DUP leader before travelling to Paris to meet French President Emmanuel Macron. Mr Green rejected suggestions that it was "in any way illegitimate" for the Government to look to the DUP for support, despite the uncertainty in the political process in Northern Ireland.
EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier met senior British Brexit official Oliver Robbins in Brussels to discuss arrangements such as dates and the sequencing of talks once they do actually get started. "It includes money, they want to talk about that, we think it should come later, and Northern Ireland". "Do your best to avoid a "no deal" as result of "no negotiations".
Tens of thousands of people dressed in rainbow attire and waving protest signs walked through the streets of Los Angeles Sunday in the #ResistMarch during the city's annual LGBTQ Pride parade. Damian Jessup, 30, who travelled from Norfolk, Virginia, to march with gay Republicans, defended Trump and his support for gays. "I think it is necessary at this point, you know with the climate, and how people are treating each other and how there's so much hate and fear", said another ...
Ruth Davidson, the Conservative leader in Scotland, said she had asked May for assurances that there would be no attack on gay rights after a deal with the DUP. "Discussions will continue next week to work on the details and to reach agreement on arrangements for the new parliament". The decision to rule out a formal pact, which could make it more hard for the prime minister to govern, comes after her trusted joint chiefs of staff, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, resigned following May's ...
It has been reported that Mr Trump asked the head of the intelligence agency t o publicly state there is no evidence of collusion between Moscow and his campaign. Richard Burr, Republican of North Carolina, asked each intelligence official to take a message back to the administration - that they can not hide things from the Senate Intelligence Committee, and are required to be fully forthcoming.
JEDDAH: An agreement to curtail production by 24 of the world's major oil producers to restore market balance and support prices is facing some headwind, as more supplies are hitting the market this year. Volatility, a measure of investor nervousness in the oil market has risen from January's two-year lows, but at around 30pc, is still half what it was in January 2016, when Saudi Arabia cut ties with Iran when its embassy in Tehran was stormed over Riyadh's execution of a Shia Muslim ...
The top two teams in each group will qualify automatically for Russian Federation 2018, with the third-placed teams set to meet each other for the right to face the fourth-placed team in the CONCACAF final qualifying group. Just three minutes into the second half, Iran striker Mehdi Taremi was brought down in the area but captain Masoud Shojaei failed to convert his penalty.
General Ronald Dela Rosa, national police chief in the Philippines , said there was no concrete evidence that the attack was terrorism. At least 38 people died in an attack on one of the biggest casino hotels in the Philippine capital Manila early Friday morning.
So far there is no evidence that tapes of Comey and Trump's conversations actually exist outside of the White House, creating an air of mystery around the idea and distracting from the many already damning allegations around the Trump administration.
Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia discussed the Qatar crisis as these countries' ambassadors met with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in Ankara, Turkish media outlets reported on June 12. Sharif's office issued a statement on Tuesday, following his return from Saudi Arabia . On 5 June, the maritime authorities in Saudi Arabia , the UAE and Bahrain said they had closed their ports to Qatari-flagged vessels.
In other developments Sunday , the Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson issued a statement dismissing reports he was being encouraged to challenge May for her job. He said: " Theresa May is a dead woman walking . They're not compatible", he told BBC radio. May has taken the blame for the Conservatives' relatively poor showing in last Thursday's election, in which the party surprisingly lost its majority.
The video featured him at the center of a table surrounded by staff. On Monday, President Donald Trump's second White House cabinet meeting (and the first one open to the press) turned freaky really quickly. "I can't thank you enough for the privileges you've given me and the leadership that you've shown", Price added, notes the New York Daily News. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue touted his recent trip to rural America.
Trains around the station have reportedly been stopped and the entire area has been cordoned off. The suspect was also injured and was taken into custody. According to the police further, the sole male perpetrator was motivated by personal reasons. The police officer was shot in the head after a man grabbed her pistol and then fired at bystanders at the Unterfohring underground station.
Temer is expected to receive the questions within 10 days and he will have 24 hours to respond. If Temer is forced from office, Brazil's congress will choose a president to finish his term, which runs through the end of 2018. Mr Temer announced changes in his Cabinet on Sunday, switching the transparency minister to justice minister and vice versa. Previous justice minister Osmar Serraglio had been under pressure to resign after being linked to a corruption investigation in the meat ...
The pollsters caution that there is a lot of uncertainty around the forecast . The results came after an exit poll suggested the SNP could lose 22 seats across Scotland . The prospect for a second independence referendum in Scotland appears more unlikely than at any point since last year's European Union referendum thanks to the SNP's poor showing at the polls on Thursday.
The United States and South Korea have said the THAAD system is only aimed at defending against North Korean missiles. "The latest launch seems to be a show of force to display the North's precision-strike capability against ships in response to South Korea-U.S.
Varadkar will succeed Enda Kenny as he won the majority of the center-right party's politicians who wish that Varadkar can get them a third consecutive term for the first time. Varadkar, son of immigrant Indian doctor Ashok Varadkar and Irish nurse Miriam and himself a doctor, was born and raised in Dublin and worked as a general practitioner before winning a seat in the Parliament in 2007.
May also said she would be meeting with her cabinet on Monday and going to France on Tuesday for meetings with French President Macron. The party said Saturday that Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill have quit. In calling for early elections, May said she wanted a strong mandate as her government confronts what are likely to be hard negotiations with the European Union on the terms of Brexit.