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Aleksandar Mitrovic says he will assess offers to leave Newcastle this summer

Aleksandar Mitrovic says he will assess offers to leave Newcastle this summer

Sunday's goal was the forward's seventh goal in his last seven internationals. Mitrovic only scored four Championship goals as Newcastle won the title and Rafael Benitez is understood to be willin...

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Brussels hosts Brexit 'talks about talks'

Brussels hosts Brexit 'talks about talks'

Asked about speculation, he said: "It's a complete waste of people's time, it is just unbelievably self indulgent". "The terms of us leaving are so much more up for grabs than they were before", he sa...

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United Nations chief working to resolve Gulf dispute

Moreover, Qatar's Foreign Minister Mohammed bin-Abdulrahman al-Thani pointed out that Hamas itself has always been considered a "legitimate resistance group" across the Arab world. "One of my relative...

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Pakistani PM hopes for swift solution to crisis over Qatar

Qatar hiring Ashcroft, who was attorney general during the September 11 attacks and then helped push through the Patriot Act, appeared aimed at appeasing Washington as several Gulf nations try to isol...

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Michael Gove says Government will 'work with everyone' on Brexit

Michael Gove says Government will 'work with everyone' on Brexit

David Lidington, the Leader of the Commons, was also promoted to become the new Lord Chancellor and Justice Secretary, replacing Liz Truss who was demoted to Chief Secretary to the Treasury and will...

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Assassin's Creed: Origins: Leak reveals release date, collector's editions

The fact that you get to fly around like Iron Man is also a bonus in my book. It is important to note that both versions of the game are still being optimised, so what we experienced might not be the ...

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DC-area forecast: Getting hotter and more humid through Tuesday

Temperatures will only bottom out near 70 degrees under mostly clear skies. As the boundary moves in, we'll see extra cloud cover and spotty storms. While the risk for storms will hold off until after...

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Trump calls Comey a 'leaker'

He also accused Qatar, a key US military partner, of funding terrorism "at a very high level", and said solving the problem in the tiny Persian Gulf nation could be "the beginning of the end of terror...

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Gal Gadot is positively luminous in Wonder Woman

Organiser Emma Jukes said the fun would begin with a costume competition at the BCC Lismore cinema at 2.30pm, followed by a showing of the film. A recent profile in The Hollywood Reporter seemed...

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Gulf stock markets rebound amid easing tensions with Qatar

He called for "dialogue based on clear foundations" over accusations that Qatar supports extremist groups. The world's largest container shipping line, Maersk Line, subsequently said it could not ...

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Can Jeff Sessions avoid some questions by citing executive privilege?

The former senator from Alabama told lawmakers at his January confirmation hearing that he had not met with Russians during the campaign. Republican Senator James Lankford , a member of the intelli...

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Trump invited to testify over Comey, Russian meddling

Trump invited to testify over Comey, Russian meddling

Members of both the Senate and House intelligence committees have insisted since that hearing that it is important they verify Comey's testimony. He will face questions about the firing of Federal B...

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Ireland's prime minister warns Theresa May over deal with DUP

But they could also become the embattled leader's biggest threat, making demands that could infuriate lawmakers with the power to bring May down. Mr Brokenshire said there was a need to differentiat...

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Conway says Comey testimony bad for Lynch

Sessions, a former senator and an early supporter of Trump's election campaign, will be the most senior government official to testify to the committee on the Russian Federation issue. His recusal ann...

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Noriega, US ally turned target, dies after decades in jail

Noriega, US ally turned target, dies after decades in jail

Noriega had been in the hospital since March after an operation to remove a brain tumor, The New York Times reported. -April 27, 2010: Extradited by U.S.to France, where he is convicted of launder...

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Philippine Military Says Few More Days Needed to Liberate Marawi

Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said in a statement USA forces were not participating directly in combat operations as it is prohibited by Philippines law. "With 202 confirmed terrorists ...

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Ruth Davidson holds talks with prime minister

The success of the Scottish Conservatives helped save May from total disaster and could now give 38-year-old Davidson a more prominent role in British politics. Northern Ireland is the only area of th...

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Trump welcomes Romanian president to White House

During a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing , Mr Comey said he believed that Mr Trump had ordered him to drop a criminal investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . Come...

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A hung Parliament - 5 things to know

A hung Parliament - 5 things to know

Senior members in Theresa May's government are moving to support her leadership despite doubts about whether she will remain in power following a disastrous election result. It is serious that e...

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Theresa May says she'll stick to Brexit timetable

Based on current seat projections, Labour and its potential likely allies will fall short in getting a majority. Britain's typically right-wing press savaged May over the election outcome, quest...

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Uber fires more than 20 employees amid sexual harassment investigation

Uber fires more than 20 employees amid sexual harassment investigation

The firings stem from an investigation by Perkins Coie , an global law firm that often works with startups and Fortune 500 companies. Thirty-one employees will receive counselling while another s...

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Sessions' testimony to Congress tomorrow to be open to public

Sessions' testimony to Congress tomorrow to be open to public

Comey asked last week . Some Democrats say that recusal should have also applied to the Comey firing - since President Trump has made clear he fired Comey in part because of the Russian Federation pr...

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Under-fire England goalkeeper Hart to sit out France game

His England debut came as a late substitute against Australia ahead of last summer's European Championships before be played the second half of a friendly draw with Spain at Wembley in November ...

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Boris Johnson calling for end to blockade of Qatar

On Sunday, Pakistan denied reports that it is deploying troops in Qatar . Pakistani ambassadors in Saudi Arabia , Qatar , United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj A...

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Jeff Sessions' testimony is first chance to check Comey's version of events

The hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building is scheduled to start at 2:30 p.m. ET Tuesday. But senators on the committee are expected to question Sessions about his meetings with Russians - a topic...

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Steep increase likely in crude oil import bill

With the global supply glut weighing on oil prices, Qatar's energy minister said Sunday the country remains committed to limiting its oil output through March 2018 despite its breakdown in relatio...

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Professor eats his pro-Brexit book after election stunner

Professor eats his pro-Brexit book after election stunner

It instead ended up exceeding his expectations, receiving 40 percent . "I am a man of my word so what I'm going to do is just sit here and eat my book while you guys carry on". Ms May called the s...

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Trump is willing to testify under oath on Comey

So apparently, Trump would give his version of events under oath. "I didn't say that ", Trump said Friday. I hardly know the man. Who would do that? I mean, think of it, I hardly know the m...

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Brexit Talks May Be Delayed Following UK General Election

May expected to increase the number of her Conservative Party's seats in the parliament in order to avoid additional problems during the talks. Undoubtedly, Jeremy Corbyn's message of hope and o...

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The questions that could determine Sessions' fate

The former Republican senator took over the Justice Department with a tough-on-crime agenda that included quashing illegal immigration, rooting out drug gangs and leading the charge in helping citie...

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Schumer Invites Trump to Testify on Russian Federation

Schumer also joined a chorus of calls for the president to release any recordings of his conversations with Comey. "I'd like to invite the president to testify before the Senate". And impeachment,...

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Maha govt announces loan waiver to farmers

Maha govt announces loan waiver to farmers

The Finance Minister's clarification comes at a time when the Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra governments have sought the Centre's support to waive farm loans following an agrarian unrest that is s...

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Gunman opens fire at train station in Germany, several injured

Gunman opens fire at train station in Germany, several injured

At least one person injured. Witnesses said a suspect grabbed a pistol from a police official at the Unterfoehring subway station, then shot her. Bavarian state radio, BR, quoted police as sayin...

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"Hard Brexit" plan is dead in the water: Scotland's Sturgeon

With Theresa May having lost her majority at Westminster and her Tories being forced to seek a deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party, Labour says it is prepared for another electi...

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Trump on healthcare plan, infrastructure: 'The Democrats are really in our way'

White House aides had hoped that what they called "infrastructure week" would provide new momentum for Trump's legislative agenda and focus the president's attention on a positive message during a wee...

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