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Charlie Gard's parents await decision from European Court of Human Rights

Charlie Gard's parents await decision from European Court of Human Rights

A high court judge in April had ruled against a trip to the U.S. and in favour of the Great Ormond Street doctors. But Charlie's parents are desperately battling to keep Charlie on life support an...

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US Secret Service says it doesn't have any Trump-Comey tapes

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said yesterday an announcement would come "when the president is ready to make it". Trump has been coy about whether any recordings exist of his private c...

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Champions Trophy: Sarfraz powers shaky Pakistan to semis

Champions Trophy: Sarfraz powers shaky Pakistan to semis

Quinny [de Kock] is an opener, he gets hundreds for a living and all of us are to blame. "We didn't pitch up as a team". India's captain Virat Kohli found good form in the final group game again...

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Theresa May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

Theresa May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

The premier had planned a clean break from the European Union, but some Conservatives and opponents hope that the election shock will lead to a "softer" Brexit - one which prioritises close trade ...

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May's key ministers hold 'secret talks' with Labour to force soft Brexit

After attending the Prime Minister's political cabinet on Monday, she told BBC News: "I'm suggesting that the Conservative Party works with those both within the House of Commons and with people out...

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Trump thinks he got 'total vindication' from Comey. Except he didn't.

Comey delivered scathing remarks about the president on Thursday at a congressional hearing and testified that Trump had asked him to drop a Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into former aide ...

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Ngubane resigns as Eskom chair

Ngubane resigns as Eskom chair

Eskom's annual general meeting will be held later this month. His resignation comes after leaked Gupta emails revealed he was allegedly involved in helping the controversial family gain control of t...

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Could the White House Invoke Executive Privilege to Block Comey Testimony?

Could the White House Invoke Executive Privilege to Block Comey Testimony?

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1974 in U.S. v Nixon that executive privilege can only be used in limited circumstances, such as protecting national security or preserving the confidentiality of sensi...

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Netanyahu insists Israel retain Jordan valley military control

Another stated they were part of the demo to protest the occupation and "call all the world to recognise now the independent Palestinian state". Israelis claim the whole of the city as their exclusive...

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Melbourne attack an act of terrorism, Australian police say

Melbourne attack an act of terrorism, Australian police say

Turnbull's announcement comes as the ISIS terrorist group (" Islamic State in Iraq and Syria") has claimed responsibility for the attack. "The executor of the Melbourne attack in Australia is...

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North Korea expecting visit from former NBAer Dennis Rodman

North Korea expecting visit from former NBAer Dennis Rodman

The visit , the goal of which remained unclear, would be Rodman's latest to the nuclear-armed nation. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this photo. Last ti...

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May to meet Irish party leader on government formation

One senior pro-EU lawmaker who attended a party meeting with May - and who herself opposed Brexit past year - said the prime minister told them she wanted to build a "consensus" on how to pull out...

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Flags to fly half-mast on Tuesday after Philippines marks independence

On Sunday, Duterte said he'd received information from his security officials saying the ISIS leader ordered the conduct of terroristic activities in the Philippines . Duterte on Sunday distanced h...

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Theresa May 'will serve us as long as we want her' - MPs

Theresa May 'will serve us as long as we want her' - MPs

But despite the catastrophic election result, senior members of Ms May's cabinet are publicly backing their leader. "She acknowledged and agreed that there needed to be a broader consensus, listening ...

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Fresh questions for Sessions - and he'll answer in public

Fresh questions for Sessions - and he'll answer in public

The attorney general is also expected to push back on the notion that he committed perjury when he denied having had any communications with Russians during the presidential campaign past year, the so...

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Benni McCarthy is officially in the CT City area

Benni McCarthy is officially in the CT City area

McCarthy took to Twitter to share the good news. Stars and Spurs later merged to form Ajax Cape Town‚ though McCarthy had already moved on to Ajax Amsterdam by then. "He has earned his stripes as an...

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Who are the DUP? A Northern Irishman's view

As the results of this extraordinary election were declared, the DUP's Deputy Leader, Nigel Dodds, declared it was "turning into a great night" for his party and for the union between Northern Ireland...

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Britain's May in tough talks on forging governing alliance

A SENIOR Tory has rejected rumours that Theresa May was in floods of tears after the poor election result, saying: 'She's fine. Investors are trying to gauge what impact the vote could have on t...

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Maryland, District of Columbia Sue Trump Over Government Payments to His Businesses

Maryland, District of Columbia Sue Trump Over Government Payments to His Businesses

Racine said he and Frosh were supportive of CREW's lawsuit in NY, but that their case offered another chance to develop the record and the law. "We have economic interests that are impacted", th...

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Gerry Adams: Tories and DUP a 'coalition for chaos'

But Mr Green said there was "complete unanimity" in the Cabinet and "overwhelming support" for Mrs May's approach. Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, who were the Prime Minister's joint chiefs of staff, r...

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US appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban

A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court decision blocking the ban and said the president violated U.S. immigration law. The Trump administration has asked ...

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England beat Venezuela 1-0 to win U20 World Cup

England beat Venezuela 1-0 to win U20 World Cup

Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored and Freddie Woodman saved a penalty as England beat Venezuela 1-0 to win their first Federation Internationale de Football Association U-20 World Cup title and end the...

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Lady Brexit meets Monsieur Europe: May, Macron to have talks

Pollsters said Macron was on course to win as much as three quarters of National Assembly seats in the June 18 second round after 28 per cent of those who voted in Sunday's first round chose his R...

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Votan puertorriqueños por ser estado de EUA

Pero la consulta es boicoteada por el Partido Popular Democrático (PPD ), que defiende el estatus actual con ciertas modificaciones, así como por el Partido Independentista Puertorriqueño ( PIP ), qu...

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China-built rail project Kenya's biggest since independence

China-built rail project Kenya's biggest since independence

Born and raised in Western Kenya , Wangalya belongs to a generation of Kenyans who have unpleasant memories of riding on old and rickety wagons while making lengthy journeys. 'There is no country whi...

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Secret Service reportedly has no Trump tapes

Secret Service reportedly has no Trump tapes

Comey told the intelligence committee in a closed session that Sessions may have had a third, undisclosed interaction with Russia's ambassador to the United States, according to people familiar wi...

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Singapore woman held as ally of ISIS

Singapore woman held as ally of ISIS

Syaikhah Izzah Zahrah Al Ansari , 22, a contract assistant at an infant care center, was detained this month under the Internal Security Act that allows for her detention without trial. "She also sai...

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Trump says Comey not telling truth under oath

They're also looking into the investigation's spillover effect on Trump's subsequent decision-making, namely whether the president attempted to obstruct justice when he fired Comey last month. The l...

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White House says Trump looks forward to scheduling UK trip

White House says Trump looks forward to scheduling UK trip

Trump on Friday raised some eyebrows when he accused Comey of lying under oath when he claimed Trump asked him to "let go" of the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Whi...

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Senators to push Sessions for details during Tuesday hearing

Last week, Comey raised additional questions about Sessions' involvement, saying the FBI knew of reasons why it would be problematic for the attorney general to stay involved in the Russian Federation...

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Qatar Must Stop Funding Terror, Extremist Ideology, Says Donald Trump

Qatar Must Stop Funding Terror, Extremist Ideology, Says Donald Trump

It wasn't immediately clear how Qatar, which hosts some 10,000 USA troops, might respond to Trump's critique. Responding to Tillerson's comments, Erdogan said, " Tillerson's comments on Qatar i...

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Gurugram hospital spreads the message of blood donation

Gurugram hospital spreads the message of blood donation

Blood Centers of the Pacific serves many hospitals in Northern California, including Napa County. "As of today, we're not on track to meet that target, so we are pleading with Canadians to book an app...

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I'm here as long as you want me, Theresa May apologises

British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) leader Arlene Foster today to negotiate a deal to form a Conservatives-led minority government. ...

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British PM May's statement in Downing Street

Lack of a majority can inhibit the government from passing legislation, and the party with the most seats often has to cobble a coalition to enact laws. He stressed he did not share their ultra-cons...

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Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif to visit Saudi Arabia amid Gulf crisis

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif to visit Saudi Arabia amid Gulf crisis

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 iso...

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Kremlin rejects US criticism of Russian protest arrests

The number of arrests brought about a rare criticism of the Kremlin from President Donald Trump's administration, which called on Russian Federation to "immediately release all peaceful protesters", W...

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Vladimir Putin Critic Alexei Navalny Detained Ahead Of Nationwide Anti-Kremlin Protests

Vladimir Putin Critic Alexei Navalny Detained Ahead Of Nationwide Anti-Kremlin Protests

Vorivoda, who worked 35 years in light industry, is upset that her monthly pension amounts to 10,500 rubles, barely $200. "I'm not afraid if I get detained", Dima said . "Well, now we will definite...

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Is the UK facing parliamentary paralysis?

But with her authority diminished, May risks facing more opposition to her Brexit plans from both inside and outside her Conservative Party, and some colleagues may be lining up to replace her. Ma...

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Arlene Foster and Theresa May set for crucial talks in London

Arlene Foster and Theresa May set for crucial talks in London

Mrs May failed to win a majority in parliament at the election last week, prompting calls for her plan to leave the EU's single market to be watered down, and for some rival lawmakers to demand that...

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Pilot diverts EasyJet flight to London over suspicious talk

An easyJet flight headed to London made an emergency landing in Germany after three men allegedly had a "terrorism-related" conversation, police said. "The police have been informed and have taken...

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