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Key developments in Minnesota officer's manslaughter trial

St. Anthony Police Department officer Jeronimo Yanez , who was charged with second-degree manslaughter , was covered nationally and led to weeks of protests in St. Squad-car video played repeatedl...

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Trump's tweets have already come back to haunt him in court

Trump's tweets have already come back to haunt him in court

Another federal court has ruled against President Donald Trump's revised executive order limiting travel from six predominately Muslim countries - and like other courts, used his tweets against him. ...

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Secret Service says it has no Trump tapes

Secret Service says it has no Trump tapes

Several media outlets have reported that Comey told the Intelligence Committee last week that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was examining whether Sessions met with Kislyak at a Washington ...

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Local girl bows out of spelling bee

All contestants took a written spelling and vocabulary test on Tuesday. This year, 291 contestants will compete in the annual spelling bee. She came, she saw, she spelled. "You don't want to hear ...

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After Trump blasts Paris, NC may expand solar power market

After Trump blasts Paris, NC may expand solar power market

In 2015, 21 United States citizens aged from nine to 20 filed a lawsuit (Juliana vs US) claiming that the USA federal government had violated their constitutional rights by failing to curb climate ...

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EU hints that Brexit talks may not start on time

Just as we thought Arlene Foster and the Democratic Unionist Part had reached their political nadir by their Renewed Heat shenanigans, along comes a deferential political failure Theresa May , in the...

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Counter-Protests Outnumber Anti-Muslim Marches in Several Cities Across US

The Minnesota State Patrol says seven arrests were made during a " March Against Sharia " protest and counter-protest at the Capitol Saturday. Counter demonstrators opposing a group who gathered nea...

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Gulf air embargo only applies to Qatar companies: UAE

Gulf air embargo only applies to Qatar companies: UAE

While praising Qatar's restraint during the crisis, he added: "In finding a resolution, I call on Qatar to take seriously their neighbours' concerns". Qatar has been ejected from the Saudi-led co...

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UK Conservatives need to deliver an

UK Conservatives need to deliver an "open" Brexit - Scotland leader

Labour leader Kezia Dugdale and Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie also said plans for another independence referendum must now be scrapped. "That's what a lot of people in Scotland were r...

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Whiteville's MacKenzie Gore picked third by San Diego Padres in MLB Draft

Whiteville's MacKenzie Gore picked third by San Diego Padres in MLB Draft

Gore was Baseball America's 38th-best prospect when his high school season started this spring, but was almost unhittable as a senior, shooting up draft boards with an 11-0 record and a 0.19 ERA. He...

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Turkish leader slams Arab countries over Qatar

Flynas tweeted that it seeks not only pilots but also sales, security, maintenance and other personnel. Additionally, Qatar Airways is now using longer routes to its European and North American dest...

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Defiant May vows to stay on despite United Kingdom election blow

Merkel said Britain was part of Europe regardless of Brexit , and that she wanted the country to remain a good partner. Theresa May was clinging to power last night after her gamble on an early...

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Nadal wins his 10th French Open title

Nadal wins his 10th French Open title

With the French Open crown, Nadal went ahead of Pete Sampras. "It's the most important tournament in my career and to win again is something I can't describe". "Nine here is probably hard". " Wawr...

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United Kingdom confirms Brexit talks will go ahead as planned

United Kingdom confirms Brexit talks will go ahead as planned

Theresa May called this election to strengthen Britain's negotiating hand. Gus McKay, a 38-year-old Conservative voter at Euston station in central London , said he was "frustrated" May had failed...

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UK Cabinet reshuffle: Michael Gove makes shocking return as Environment Secretary

Concessions on welfare might be one of the DUP's conditions for propping up the Conservatives in an arrangement known as "confidence and supply" where the 10 MPs from the Northern Irish party woul...

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UK's May Faces Pressure to Soften Brexit Approach

UK's May Faces Pressure to Soften Brexit Approach

Britain is set to leave the European Union by March 2019. May's party fell eight seats short of retaining their parliamentary majority, and is now in talks with Northern Ireland's ultra-conserva...

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US partners vow to pursue climate fight without Trump

The United States has refused to sign a G7 pledge that calls the Paris climate accord the "irreversible" global tool to address climate change. "The United States will continue to engage with ke...

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Merkel says ready for Brexit talks, assumes UK sticking to its plan

Merkel says ready for Brexit talks, assumes UK sticking to its plan

Asked whether the Brexit talks could open as soon as the planned June 19 date, he said: "Let's not rush things but either way, we are ready". He said the election "had relatively little to do with B...

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15-day sentence for Russian opposition figure

Navalny himself got arrested on his way to the protest rally in Moscow , and was later sentenced to 30 days in jail for disobeying police orders and organizing unsanctioned protesters. "It's been u...

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Iran says Saudis suspected of being behind terror attacks

Iran says Saudis suspected of being behind terror attacks

Mr. Lajčák also voiced his country's readiness to continue bilateral cooperation with Iran . "The American government is against an independent Iran . The IS-affiliated attackers shot people and b...

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Two inmates escape after killing two prison guards in Georgia

Rowe and Dubose then carjacked a green 2004 four-door Honda Civic and drove west toward Eatonton, the sheriff's office said. Georgia Corrections urges anyone who sees the inmates to not approach the...

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Little room to manoeuvre as May reshuffles Cabinet

Little room to manoeuvre as May reshuffles Cabinet

The Prime Minister has already confirmed five of her most senior ministers in their positions - including Chancellor Philip Hammond and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson . Downing Street says it hope...

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Theresa May Promises 'Certainty' After Queen Approves Plan To Form Government

Theresa May Promises 'Certainty' After Queen Approves Plan To Form Government

UK Prime Minister Theresa May called for snap elections with hopes of increasing her majority in Parliament. That calculation backfired spectacularly on Thursday as voters stripped the Conservativ...

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Two Australians confirmed dead in London Bridge terror attack

Two Australians have now been confirmed after the attack, after nurse Kirsty Boden , who ran towards danger to help others, was named as a victim on Tueday. "I have to go and do something, I have to...

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First female Isis sympathiser arrested in Singapore

First female Isis sympathiser arrested in Singapore

Child care worker Syaikhah Izzah Zahrah Al Ansari, 22, was held under the Internal Security Act (ISA), which allows for detention without trial. MHA said in a press release that Izzah's radicalisa...

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Vietnam hosts World Blood Donor Day for first time

Vietnam hosts World Blood Donor Day for first time

People who choose to give blood will have a chance to win some big prizes. Blood donors must be free of blood-borne pathogens, such as HIV and hepatitis B, to protect patients from infection. This y...

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Britain's May seeks deal with Northern Irish party to cling to power

Analysts also believe that the leader of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, Ruth Davidson, might be a possible replacement for Theresa May . The pound has fallen further amid doubts abou...

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Take Scottish independence vote off table, Ruth Davidson tells Nicola Sturgeon

She reiterated the party's commitment to leaving the EU - vehemently opposed by the SNP - while hinting she may try to move her party away from their "hard Brexit" stance of quitting the European si...

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Clinging to job, May appoints ministers

I don't like the way many of them voted but I am pleased that they have chosen to do so. In the process, they may have thrust a dagger through the heart of a young premiership that only days ago had l...

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Lions tour: Crusaders expect traditional 'tight' rugby from Warren Gatland's Lions side

Lions tour: Crusaders expect traditional 'tight' rugby from Warren Gatland's Lions side

A second consecutive defeat would hit the Lions hard and they face a tough challenge against a Crusaders side who top the Super Rugby ladder with a ideal record of 14 wins. "It's going to be tough...

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Britain's May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

With British politics thrust into the deepest turmoil since last June's shock Brexit vote, European Union leaders were left wondering how the divorce talks would open next week. An executive at ...

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United Kingdom poll: After result, media allies turn on PM May

The Conservative leader had called Thursday's vote in a bid to extend her majority and strengthen her hand in the looming Brexit negotiations, but her gamble backfired spectacularly. We look at what i...

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Man arrested in raid in connection with London attack

Italian news reports say the London Bridge attacker who had been stopped in Italy en route to Syria past year was subsequently listed in the European-wide intelligence-sharing system and was stopped...

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Angela Merkel says EU ready for Brexit negotiations and wants quick resolution

Steven Fielding, a professor of politics at the University of Nottingham, called her "a zombie prime minister". The Brexit negotiations are slated to begin on June 19. "I think she is in a very ha...

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5 things you need to know now

5 things you need to know now

Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn, an intelligence committee member, said senators were still deciding whether Sessions would be asked to testify in a classified briefing after the public hearing. It's...

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