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Britain formally triggers Brexit with letter to EU

Sir Tim Barrow, the UK's ambassador to the European Union, hand-delivered a letter, the formal notification of the start of the legal process to take Britain out of the bloc, at 1.30PM. Leaving the Eu...

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Sturgeon wins vote for second referendum

Nicola Sturgeon said her mandate for another vote is now "beyond question", and warned it would be "democratically indefensible and utterly unsustainable " to attempt to stand in the way. Scottish vo...

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Sterling steadies as investors brace for Brexit trigger

Top EU negotiator, Michel Barnier , has warned that Britain faces severe disruption to air traffic, nuclear fuel shortages and delays in moving goods across the channel if an agreement on Brexit can ...

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Law Minister slams Sena MP for assault on Air India staffer

Law Minister slams Sena MP for assault on Air India staffer

Gaikwad becomes the first person to be put on the airlines' no-fly list. On Friday Indigo, a private airline, said it had cancelled Gaikwad's return booking and banned him from future flights. The...

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Wild Thai tiger cub footage sparks hope for endangered species

Wild Thai tiger cub footage sparks hope for endangered species

Footage from 156 camera traps set up around the jungle showed the cubs walking around with female Indochinese tigers. In fact, tigers are only believed to have survived in the area due to an early rec...

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Investigators probe Mosul blast as Iraqi forces push into Old City

The coalition had previously said it carried out a strike on March 17 in an area of west Mosul in which civilian casualties were reported, and that it had opened an investigation. military acknowled...

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Le Pen's plan to exit the eurozone spooks French businesses

Le Pen, leader of France's National Front (FN) party, has repeatedly called for closer ties with Russian President Vladimir Putin and said she does not consider Moscow's annexation of Crimea illegal...

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Ukrainian President: Killing of Ex-Russian Lawmaker an 'Act of State Terrorism'

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov dismissed as absurd suggestions that Russian Federation was involved in the killing, the Interfax news service reported . He added that Mr Voronenkov's widow was ...

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Israel talks end in Washington without agreement on settlements

Resolution 2334 demands that the UN Secretary General presents the Security Council with a progress report every three months on Israeli settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territories...

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Jeff Sessions Targets Sanctuary Cities By Threatening To Cut Funding

Jeff Sessions Targets Sanctuary Cities By Threatening To Cut Funding

Officials from so-called sanctuary cities met in NY on Tuesday to discuss their response to threats from the Trump administration to cut off some funding to cities and states that fail to assist feder...

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Brexit: Prime Minister May Is Triggering UK's Exit From EU Today

The EU, too, is determined to preserve its own unity and has said that any Brexit deal must not encourage other countries to follow Britain out the door. "Thank you and goodbye". Within 48 hours, ...

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Indian Army Chief arrives in Kathmandu

Indian Army Chief arrives in Kathmandu

During his visit to Nepal and Bangladesh, General Rawat will be visiting several important military installations and will be meeting high-ranking dignitaries including the Prime Minister, Defence Min...

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Trump creates office to bring business ideas to government

Trump creates office to bring business ideas to government

Jared Kushner has agreed to speak to the committee, which is conducting an investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election, including whether there are any ties between Trump associates ...

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AFLW: Phillips goal voted greatest

AFLW: Phillips goal voted greatest

Adelaide Crows gun Erin Phillips casually crossed over to footy from the WNBA this season and pulled off a feat no one - man, woman, or anything in between - has ever been able to do. There was m...

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Democrats Should Reject Bad "Deal" on Gorsuch

Reed said he was not "reassured" by Gorsuch's answers during his hearings in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee this week. At least nine Senate Democrats have said that Gorsuch deserves a hea...

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Homeland Security requests proposals for Trump's border wall

Homeland Security requests proposals for Trump's border wall

The contract notices describe a "physically imposing" wall that will be made out of reinforced concrete and stand as tall as 30 feet. "The Government's nominal concept is for a 30-foot high wall", t...

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Trudeau Continues Deficit Spending With Canada's Annual Budget

With the government spending more than $186-billion on infrastructure, the Senate and the Parliamentary Budget Officer raised major questions that have been left unanswered. "We don't have the experti...

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Two security reviews to look into Westminster terror attack

Terrorist Khalid Masood ploughed a 4X4 into crowds on the bridge before crashing into the gates of the Palace of Westminster and stabbing PC Keith Palmer to death at 2.40pm last Wednesday. Last week, ...

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Body Removed From Rescue 116

Body Removed From Rescue 116

Operations to retrieve their bodies have been hampered by hard conditions, with divers needing swells below 3m for a safe recovery operation. It follows the death of Captain Dara Fitzpatrick, a 45-y...

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The US Is Ceding the Energy Industry of the Future to China

The US Is Ceding the Energy Industry of the Future to China

Green group Earthjustice was one of many organisations that said it would fight the order both in and out of court. Trump said the move will help put a greater focus on domestic energy production , w...

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'Prove You Are Leaders of Europe,' Tusk Tells Rome Summit

Police said that "an appropriate policing plan is in place" but an AFP reporter said security was discreet. "We didn't have a major clash or conflict, contrary to what many thought", Juncker said. B...

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Turkey's Erdogan says may review ties with Europe after referendum

Turkey's Erdogan says may review ties with Europe after referendum

They rally together in solidarity. "Especially Merkel ", he said in a televised speech. Ankara reacted with fury, with Erdogan accusing Germany and The Netherlands of " Nazi " practices, sparki...

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China's Xi To Meet Tillerson As North Korea Lobs Latest Taunt

Tillerson arrived in China on Saturday, where he said that tensions with North Korean had reached a "dangerous level" and urged China to help pressure Pyongyang to abandon its nuclear ambitions, a...

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Koeman: The Everton family will help Seamus recover

Joe Ledley says those suggesting that he laughed at Seamus Coleman after seeing the Republic of Ireland worldwide suffer a broken leg "need their heads testing". With Jon Walters signalling to the...

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Paul Manafort Agrees To Testify Before Congress In Russia Probe

His frustration was palpable - he accused Republicans on the committee of buckling under pressure from the White House to cancel the open hearing despite the fact that witnesses were willing to publ...

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Prosecutors seek arrest of South Korea's ex-president over corruption scandal

Prosecutors also said it is only fair to detain Park because her accomplice Choi Soon-sil and other public servants involved in the corruption and abuse of power scandals were being detained. Earlie...

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Trump Jr. slammed for jab at London mayor hours after Westminster attack

Khan also slapped down the USA president's son who had highlighted comments made by the mayor in 2016, when he said terror attacks were "part and parcel" of urban life. "I was journo @SadiqKhan sa...

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Vladimir Putin denies French election interference after Marine Le Pen meeting

Putin also said that Russian Federation was not seeking to influence the French election but had the right to contact France's politicians, according to the news agency. Opinion polls show the eur...

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German official accuses Turkey of spying on suspected Gulanists

German official accuses Turkey of spying on suspected Gulanists

But, Turkish newspaper Hurriyet Daily News reported that Turkey's Justice Minister, Bekir Bozdag, said that foreign intelligence chief, Kahl, had made "a mockery of Turkish people's intelligence" by...

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President Donald Trump slams Freedom Caucus' opposition to Obamacare repeal plan

President Donald Trump slams Freedom Caucus' opposition to Obamacare repeal plan

The chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus says there's "no deal" on the GOP health care legislation after a meeting at the White House with President Donald Trump. It would provide tax cre...

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South Korea ferry workers find human remains

Six fragments of bone ranging in length from four to 18 centimetres were recovered on the deck of the semi-submersible Dockwise White Marlin , Lee Cheol-Jo, a senior official in charge of the salvage...

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Governor offers prayers after officer's killing

Kidney also said that Terney , who had been in the department for about a year, had the goal of becoming a canine officer before his death. Sponsored Content: Why Governance, Risk and Compliance ...

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North Korea preparing for nuclear test at Punggye-ri, officials say

North Korea preparing for nuclear test at Punggye-ri, officials say

President Trump has criticized both North Korea and China. Three years ago, to be exact, Obama ordered the Pentagon to ramp up cyber-attacks against Pyongyang . It isn't the North Korea's first launc...

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'Matter of time' before IS leader Baghdadi killed: Tillerson

'Matter of time' before IS leader Baghdadi killed: Tillerson

Tillerson is hosting McCully and other foreign ministers at the Counter-Isil [Isis] Foreign Ministers' meeting . It is "only a matter of time", he said. He offered no details, but said the USA is "wo...

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Delhi AAP MLA resigns, joins BJP ahead of civic polls

AAP legislator Ved Prakash from Bawana joined the BJP in the presence of Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari and party MLA Vijender Gupta. "Despite Swacch Bharat Abhiyan and support from the Modi governmen...

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