In a rare public statement , Tillerson appealed to the Middle Eastern and North African governments behind the blockade of Qatar. "We believe these are unintended consequences, especially during this Holy Month of Ramadan, but they can be addressed immediately", he said.
A defiant President Donald Trump said Friday he was willing to testify under oath about his conversations with James Comey, further fueling the swirling controversy ignited by the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director's bombshell testimony before the Senate on Thursday.
Meanwhile, Sinn Fein accused the DUP of betraying the interests of Northern Ireland - with Stormont leader Michelle O'Neill predicting a confidence and supply deal would "end in tears". Going back decades, the DUP was at the vanguard of the failed Save Ulster from Sodomy movement that campaigned against the 1982 legalisation of homosexual sex in Northern Ireland.
Mr Trump kept silent during the hearing - keeping away from Twitter even after the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director accused him of telling "lies, plain and simple" - but after it was over offered a clue to his next step in a statement read by his lawyer, Marc Kasowitz .
Downing Street initially said an outline agreement on a " confidence and supply " arrangement had been reached with the DUP which will be put to the Cabinet for discussion on Monday. Meanwhile The presidents of France and the United States have called Theresa May to "congratulate" her on the election result. The party said Saturday that Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill have quit.
Police Commander Dean Haydon, head of the Met's Counter Terrorism Command, appealed to the public for information about the knives. Authorities say 282 witnesses from 19 counties have come forward, but detectives are calling on others who may have witnessed the carnage to contact them.