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Sturgeon 'won't be rushed' into referendum decisions

The SNP won 35 seats in last week's election, down 21 from 2015. Independence agitator in chief Alex Salmond, and the SNP's Westminster leader Angus Robertson were two of the high profile scalps to ...

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May earmarks relief money for London fire victims; death toll at 30

The protesters made their way through an automatic door at the Kensington and Chelsea Borough town hall on Friday. Dozens of police officers held back booing crowds and broke up scuffles as her auto...

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Senate Votes To Limit Trump's Power To Lift Russia Sanctions

The decisive bipartisan vote could put the Trump administration in a bind. He has accused Democrats of pursuing a witch hunt against him. "For too long, the message to Vladimir Putin has been that R...

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Trump wants to dismantle Obama-era Cuba policies

Trump wants to dismantle Obama-era Cuba policies

According to the publication, it probably means that U.S. travelers will not even be able to stay at a hotel in Old Havana or make use of any tourism service in Cuba. Senior administration officials...

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Trump may 'terminate' Russia probe's Mueller says president's pal

Trump may 'terminate' Russia probe's Mueller says president's pal

There is increasing concern at the White House and among Trump supporters that the investigation could overshadow the president's agenda for months to come. Former FBI Director Robert Mueller attend...

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Hawaii becomes first state to pass laws supporting Paris climate accord

Hawaii becomes first state to pass laws supporting Paris climate accord

Following President Donald Trump's announcement last week that the US was pulling out of the Paris climate change agreement, Trudeau initiated phone calls with four of the other G7 leaders. Expert...

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35-pound flabby feline at Washington shelter seeks new home

35-pound flabby feline at Washington shelter seeks new home

Six-year-old Symba now weighs 35 pounds. WASHINGTON (AP) - A tubby tabby named Symba needs an adoptive family - and probably to lay off the treats. Symba arrived at the rescue group after his pre...

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Pro-Muslim rallies outnumber anti-Sharia protests

According to the Southern Poverty Law Center , ACT is one of the nation's largest anti-Muslim groups, claiming 280,000 members and 1,000 chapters. Saturday's demonstration was one the largest prote...

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Man armed with hammer shot by Paris police near Notre-Dame

Man armed with hammer shot by Paris police near Notre-Dame

A man who attacked a policeman with a hammer outside Notre Dame cathedral in Paris had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group in a video found at his apartment, an investigation source said W...

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Can Donald Trump fire Robert Mueller?

Can Donald Trump fire Robert Mueller?

Muller was appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , and Trump could order Rosenstein to fire him or he could order that regulations that govern the appointment be repealed and then fire ...

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Brexit talks start on Monday 19 June

But a deadly fire at a tower block in London could delay the announcement of any deal, BBC political reporter Norman Smith said. Addressing her party on Monday after one of its most memorable elec...

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Justice Department Says Rod Rosenstein Isn't Recusing Himself From Russia Investigation

Justice Department Says Rod Rosenstein Isn't Recusing Himself From Russia Investigation

The obstruction of justice investigation into Trump began days after he fired FBI Director James Comey on May 9, according to people familiar with the matter, the Washington Post said . I...

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Trump Interviewed Mueller for FBI Director Job

Trump Interviewed Mueller for FBI Director Job

Investigations are now under way into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. "I think it is a consideration the President has had, because ( Robert) Mueller is illegitimate as special counsel", Rud...

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Barnier Says UK Risks Crashing Out of EU If More Time Wasted

The two-year negotiation process between EU Brexit chief Michel Barnier and Britain's Brexit minister David Davis had been due to formally start on June 19. Davis hopes for the European Union to agree...

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Abedi's brother released without charge

Eighteen people have been arrested in connection with the investigation, police said, of which eight people have been released without charge. Six others, including a 15-year-old boy, have been releas...

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Doctor says Rep. Scalise remains critical, but vital signs stable

Top US Republican lawmaker Steve Scalise remains hospitalized in critical condition after being shot this week but he has improved, his surgeon said Friday as he expressed optimism about the l...

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth visits London fire volunteers as locals plead for answers

The damning revelation comes as the building firm behind £8.6m worth of renovation work at the Grenfell Tower insisted its work "met fire regulations ". The group a year ago completed a 10 million po...

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Cosby set for 3rd day of sexual assault trial

Cosby set for 3rd day of sexual assault trial

They're your friends". Cosby is accused of drugging and sexually assaul. Cosby reportedly hung his head in hands during Constand's testimony, as well as rolled his eyes and shook his head. "It was...

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Cuban Americans react to policy changes

Cuban Americans react to policy changes

JOHN YANG: The new policy bans transactions with enterprises, including hotels and other tourist-related businesses, ultimately owned by the Cuban military. "We are going to empower the Cuban people ...

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Trump blasts reported obstruction probe as 'phony'

Trump blasts reported obstruction probe as 'phony'

Rod Rosenstein , the deputy attorney general, appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special prosecutor in an investigation of alleged collusion between Trump associates and Russ...

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Rep. Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, doctor says

President Donald Trump called for unity in the aftermath of Wednesday's shooting at a GOP baseball practice in Alexandria that has left Majority Whip Rep. Scalise will require rehabilitation after he ...

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Feinstein says she's increasingly concerned Trump will try to fire Mueller, Rosenstein

Also unclear was whether the president's comment confirming he was under investigation was based on direct knowledge or media reports that Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice...

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Gunman was angry with Trump's policies

Gunman was angry with Trump's policies

US Congressman Steve Scalise was shot in the hip and remains in a critical condition in hospital. "We will not give in to fear, violence or hate", Aguilar said . (FBI via AP). This poster relea...

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Rivals `all Team Scalise´ as political baseball clash honours shot Republican

Scalise's close relationship to Democratic Representative and longtime friend Cedric Richmond is the ideal example. "The bullet traveled across his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs a...

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Doctors Say Scalise Remains In Critical Condition, Shows Signs Of Improvement

Scalise will require additional operations to fix abdominal injuries and broken bones, and will be in the hospital for some time, Sava said , adding that he couldn't yet predict the length of his hos...

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Trump mocks Federal Bureau of Investigation for failing to prove 'Russian Collusion'

Rosenstein wrote a memo last month noting concerns about Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation that the White House initially used to justify the removal of the FBI d...

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Pro-Trump protesters disrupt NYC's Julius Caesar, 1 arrested

Pro-Trump protesters disrupt NYC's Julius Caesar, 1 arrested

Conservative reporter/activist Laura Loomer engaged in some performance art Friday Night in New York City's Central Park, prompting the hashtag #FreeLaura to trend on Twitter. Posobiec later pos...

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Theresa May to meet Sinn Fein at No 10

Meanwhile, talks are continuing between the DUP and Conservatives, to secure the support of the DUP's 10 MPs in steering government business, including crucial measures on Brexit , through the Br...

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Will the Gulf Cooperation Council Survive the Saudi-Qatar Crisis?

In a phone conversation with the Saudi king, the Russian leader cautioned against anti-Qatar measures. Flynas tweeted that it seeks not only pilots but also sales, security, maintenance and other pe...

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Ken Starr warns Trump against firing Mueller

Ken Starr warns Trump against firing Mueller

U.S. president Donald Trump appeared to confirm he is under investigation for obstruction of justice, as he lashed out at what he described as a "witch hunt" against him. Mueller was reportedly seek...

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Iran tracks down and kills IS suspects after attacks

Iran tracks down and kills IS suspects after attacks

Alavi noted that about 43 terrorists were identified and arrested following the recent terrorist attack in the country, adding that some of them were in connection with the Tehran twin attacks and...

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You can count on the US, Mattis tells defence ministers

You can count on the US, Mattis tells defence ministers

Nevertheless, reversing or slowing North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes has become a security priority for Washington, given Pyongyang's vow to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hi...

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Man who shot congressman was living in van

Man who shot congressman was living in van

Steve Scalise (R-Louisiana) should be fired. Before the event, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi told reporters, "Tonight we will go to the game, play our hardest, but we will all be Team Sca...

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Theresa May sidesteps questions about response to Grenfell Tower disaster

Five minutes later and only 50 meters down the street and within the site of the burnt out wreck of the tower block, one middle-aged woman suddenly burst into uncontrollably sobs, crying as she had ju...

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Ireland's DUP deal with UK PM May not likely before next week

British Prime Minister Theresa May edged closer to clinching a deal to stay in power with the support of Northern Irish kingmakers on Wednesday, but faced a battle over Brexit just days before div...

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Trump keeps much of Obama's Cuba policy

Trump's move, announced Friday in Miami, actually leaves in place most of the important elements of President Barack Obama's moves to open relations with the island. "The policy isn't going to do an...

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The UK is coming to see the reality of the DUP

The UK is coming to see the reality of the DUP

The Prime Minister held talks with Arlene Foster , leader of the DUP on Tuesday, with a view to agreeing a "confidence and supply" agreement, in which the smaller party would support the Conservative...

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Ordeal of US student in N.Korea, now in coma, 'terrible

Jordan Bonomo, a specialist in neurosurgery and neurocritical care at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center , said at the news conference. "Even if Rodman brings back the remaining three Am...

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Warriors to Do 'Whatever it Takes' to Re-Sign Stephen Curry

The different kind of ceremonies and traditions that have happened around championship winning teams , we don't want that to taint what we've accomplished this year. "So I've also realized that as fa...

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I promise to serve, says Ireland's youngest Taoiseach

Leo Varadkar is also the youngest prime minister in Irish history. Varadkar, he said "represents a modern, diverse and inclusive Ireland and speaks for them like no other". Now colleagues are pinni...

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