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United Kingdom prime minister makes Cabinet appointments

United Kingdom prime minister makes Cabinet appointments

The resignations of Timothy and Hill, on whom May had been heavily reliant since her previous job at the interior ministry, will be a personal blow. Ruth Davidson, the openly gay leader of the Cons...

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Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Detained Ahead Of Protest

Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Detained Ahead Of Protest

Navalny posted a purported phone recording of the final such U-turn by the company that had agreed to supply Monday's protest with a stage, sound systems and lights. The protesters, some carrying Rus...

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Brexit talks face delay after United Kingdom election shock

We want to do it quickly, respecting the calendar", Merkel said during a visit to Mexico. Elmar Brok, a prominent German conservative member of the EU parliament, said Europeans would be disappoin...

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Maryland, DC attorneys general plan lawsuit against Trump

Maryland, DC attorneys general plan lawsuit against Trump

Rather, he has shifted responsibility to the foreign government delegations who stay at his hotel; they're the ones who should be tracking the cash they spend at Trump's hotels . The government also ...

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May puts friend Damian Green in key cabinet post

British Prime Minister Theresa May is making appointments to her Cabinet as she tries to shore up authority undermined by a poor election result. Former Chancellor George Osborne called her a "de...

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Qatar Airways CEO: US 'fueling' the fire of Gulf crisis

Qatar Airways CEO: US 'fueling' the fire of Gulf crisis

Ahead of his visit, Sharif called a meeting of the country's top envoys from Gulf countries to discuss the Saudi-Qatar rift. Mr Qahtani said: "I think this is not about counter-terrorism, it's not a...

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Rajasthan: Congress to hold state-wide demonstration in support of farmer's demands

Speaking in a live video streaming on YouTube on Sunday, Sainath also said that agrarian crisis in India should not be assessed based on the events unfolded in the last few days in Maharashtra and ...

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Majority Of Conservatives Want May To Resign As Prime Minister

The most senior ministers stayed in post, while May was forced to bring back into the Cabinet one of her long-term political foes, Michael Gove , to appease an angry Conservative Party . But not for...

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Republic of the Philippines Independence Day

Republic of the Philippines Independence Day

Their plot was foiled because troops made a preemptive raid on Marawi to capture Isnilon Hapilon, leader of the Abu Sayyaf group and Islamic State's "emir" of Southeast Asia. Filipino forces, meanwhil...

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Director: 'Wonder Woman' a hero for all

Gal Gadot and the whole team behind Wonder Woman absolutely destroyed the box office this weekend. Wonder Woman is anchored by its heart, hope and sincerity , yet it also boasts some truly ...

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Qatar foreign minister denounces 'unfair', 'illegal' sanctions

Morocco's King Mohammed VI has offered to mediate a diplomatic row between Qatar and three Gulf Arab states that severed diplomatic relations with Doha and have since imposed a debilitating blockade...

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Irish PM expresses concern over May's proposed DUP deal

A " confidence and supply " arrangement is a far looser deal than a formal coalition or pact. He also said power-sharing talks between Sinn Fein and the DUP in Northern Ireland would be unaffected b...

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May to finalise Cabinet, prepare for Brexit talks

But "we know when they must end". British newspapers have been awash with speculation that Johnson will soon mount a leadership challenge after May gambled away a parliamentary majority in an electi...

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Afghan civilians killed as US troops open fire after bomb attack

Afghan civilians killed as US troops open fire after bomb attack

How could they fire directly at children and kill them? But in late April, two United States service members were killed and another wounded while conducting a joint raid in the Achin District, ...

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United Kingdom election brings more uncertainty to financial markets

United Kingdom election brings more uncertainty to financial markets

I think, you know, we see this election extremely effective Labour Party campaign, which has not allowed the Labour Party to win the election outright but has enabled it to deny the conservatives and ...

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Gorsuch has unanimous first opinion for Supreme Court

Gorsuch has unanimous first opinion for Supreme Court

The court declined to expand the reach of federal legislation targeting abusive debt-collection practices such as harassment and threats, ruling it does not cover companies that buy debt, sometimes fo...

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Puerto Rico votes to become 51st state of America

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello said voters in the economically troubled US island territory were sending a strong message to Congress. " More than 480,000 votes were cast for statehood, m...

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2-magnitude earthquake shakes western Turkey, Greek island

The quake struck Izmir's Karaburun district at 3.28 p.m. local time (1228 GMT) at a depth of 22.98 kilometers (14 miles), the authority said. At least 20 aftershocks, following the quake, were rec...

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Russia opposition leader Navalny arrested ahead of protest

Russia opposition leader Navalny arrested ahead of protest

Hundreds were arrested, including opposition leader Alexei Navalny , who was seized outside his Moscow residence while on his way to an unsanctioned rally in the city center. Anti-Putin, anti-corru...

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Bradley's stunning early goal helps US to 1-1 tie at Mexico

Bradley's stunning early goal helps US to 1-1 tie at Mexico

CONCACAF World Cup qualifying is a long process, grueling and repetitive, and ultimately, it boils down to the same old protagonists every single time . "We tossed it around in our office with our c...

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French parliamentary elections continue amid low turnout and En Marche dominance

Fresh from his landslide victory in the presidential election , Emmanuel Macron is on track to dramatically reshape the French parliament . Prime Minister Edouard Philippe declared he was co...

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DUP to support minority government after deal reached

She wanted the security of a bigger margin than the narrow 17-strong working majority she held in the British House of Commons. Britain's general election has ended with no party winning an outright...

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Israel advances plans for 1500 West Bank settler homes: Peace Now

According to the report, hundreds of thousands of Palestinians have been imprisoned by Israel since 1967. When Yitzhak Yifat, as a young man 50 years ago, fought through the narrow streets of Jerusa...

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Justices strike down gender differences in citizenship law

Justices strike down gender differences in citizenship law

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said the gender line Congress drew "is incompatible with the Constitution's guarantee of the equal protection of the laws to all persons". Under the law, U.S. citizen fathe...

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Theresa May will form a minority United Kingdom government

A stream of senior lawmakers entered May's No. 10 Downing St. office Sunday afternoon to learn what roles they had been given in the government . May's weakened position in the party rules out bi...

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Qatar hit by ratings downgrade over blockade crisis

Riyadh and its allies have severed ties with Qatar , accusing it of supporting terrorism and of being too close to Iran, charges denied by Doha. It said Tillerson and Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh M...

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'Dear Evan Hansen' wins best musical at 2017 Tony Awards

The show's 23-year-old star Ben Platt was deemed Best Actor in a Musical . Cynthia Nixon , honored as best featured actress in a play for her work as an emotionally abused woman in Lillian Hel...

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Trump mulling gag on public testimony of ex-FBI chief

Trump mulling gag on public testimony of ex-FBI chief

Andrew Wright, an associate professor at the Savannah Law School in Georgia who served as associate counsel to former president Barack Obama, said executive privilege was created to allow a presiden...

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New UK election only alternative to deal with DUP: senior Conservative lawmaker

New UK election only alternative to deal with DUP: senior Conservative lawmaker

On the one hand, a weakened Conservative prime minister might not have the power to resist calls from some within the party who want that clean break, even if that means losing privileged access to ...

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Iran's Supreme Leader: Attacks Will Increase Hatred of US, Saudis

Iran's Supreme Leader: Attacks Will Increase Hatred of US, Saudis

The terrorist attacks targeted the building of Iranian Parliament as well another important place, Imam Khomeini Mausoleum in Tehran . Scores of people were also wounded. State TV broadcast the cerem...

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England U20 gives nation 1st world title in 51 years

The victory was England's first on the world stage since that famous World Cup Final victory over Germany in 1966 and with keeper Woodman having failed to make his senior Newcastle United debut so...

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Trump blasts ex-FBI director James Comey on Twitter as 'cowardly'

On Friday, Trump said he is "100 percent" willing to give his own version under oath. The president and Iohannis first spoke of cooperation between the two countries in fighting terrorism, but the c...

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Northern Ireland pact bad for peace and UK voters

Northern Ireland pact bad for peace and UK voters

As rumors swirled about plots to oust May, Johnson denied he was planning a leadership challenge. "We need to fall in behind the prime minister and work as best we can". The two sides are looking to f...

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Statehood wins questioned Puerto Rico referendum

To be or not be seemed to be the question that Puerto Ricans were trying to answer. Statehood was prominent during Puerto Rico's election in November when two pro-statehood candidates won: Rossello, a...

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Clinging to her job, Britain's May appoints new ministers

Clinging to her job, Britain's May appoints new ministers

Ms May called the snap election to win a clear mandate for her Brexit plans, so she could slash immigration. The Telegraph newspaper said senior Conservatives including Foreign Secretary Bo...

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