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May firms up right-wing deal as Brexit talks loom

Talks between the Conservative party and the DUP ended today without a conclusion. It is thought Mrs Foster, despite being a Brexit supporter, could seek assurances from Mrs May that she will ...

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Government announces 149 new Post Office Passport Seva Kendras

Government announces 149 new Post Office Passport Seva Kendras

In the first phase 86 POPSKs were to be set up - 52 of which are now functional. Apart from centres in the post offices , the government had earlier also announced 16 full-fledged PSKs taking the t...

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Trump again lashes out at Russia probe, says he is being investigated

Trump again lashes out at Russia probe, says he is being investigated

The Justice Department's investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election is looking at Kushner's multiple roles in the Trump administration, including the Trump campaign's 2016 data anal...

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May apologizes to Tories for election 'mess'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn countered with a bit of previously unseen swagger, wearing a huge red rose - his party's symbol - in his lapel as he sparred with May and taunted her about the uncertain...

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UK's Davis to Open Brexit Negotiations With Barnier Monday

Newly-elected Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is to hold separate talks with delegations from the DUP and Sinn Féin in Dublin later. The London fire, which claimed at least 17 lives, forced the cancellatio...

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The complex issues of the Russia probe, special counsel

Mr. Rosenstein wrote a memo used by the White House to justify Comey's firing, prompting him to reportedly threaten to resign since the memo, though critical of the former director's performance, did ...

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United States college student released by North Korea home, but in coma

United States college student released by North Korea home, but in coma

U.S. student Otto Warmbier has been freed from jail in North Korea , 13 months after being sentenced to 15 years of hard labour. He reportedly was detained for trying to remove a propaganda banner ...

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London police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block blaze

London police say 58 people assumed dead in tower block blaze

Earlier the police figured the death toll at 30. London's Metropolitan Police confirmed Friday that at least 30 people died in this week's fire which swept through a residential tower block in...

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Trump Blasts Obstruction Of Justice Investigation By Special Counsel

The FBI probe headed by Mueller, a former FBI director appointed special counsel following Trump's firing of Comey last month, is running parallel with separate investigations by committees in both ...

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Queen Elizabeth II leads minute of silence for fire victims

Queen Elizabeth II leads minute of silence for fire victims

May said the public inquiry into the fire would take place "as soon as possible" and insisted the government had acted on previous warnings about tower block safety by a coroner. Queen Elizabeth II ...

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Our new life in the dugout

Although the weather in Washington looks headed toward a near-flawless summer night, an obvious and immovable shadow is being cast over Thursday night's Congressional Baseball Game - a tradition t...

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Tillerson Says Every Foreign Counterpart Asked to Address US-Russia Relations

The comments by Mr. Tillerson, in testimony before the House Foreign Relations Committee, appeared to mark a departure from longstanding USA policy and represents a potential break from other world po...

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DUP agreement will end 'no deal' Brexit talk

I think that it's a very damaging situation. Conservative MP Bob Stewart said it was unlikely the party would oppose the Conservatives at Westminster anyway. The deal that will ensure DUP support ov...

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Shot US congressman still 'critical' but improving - doctor

Shot US congressman still 'critical' but improving - doctor

The House Republican baseball team had been practicing for weeks in early mornings at the Alexandria site for Thursday's annual congressional baseball game against Democratic lawmakers' team. Rep. St...

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One Love Manchester and Ariana Grande raise over 10 million pounds

One Love Manchester and Ariana Grande raise over 10 million pounds

Not only did she make good on her promise, she rallied some of the most influential voices in pop to the cause. Niall Horan has praised "incredible" Ariana Grande for organising the One Love Ma...

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We have 250000 reasons not to go to Westminster, says Sinn Fein

She will seek to placate them. The meeting is taking place to see if an alliance can be created to push through the Conservative Party's agenda after a disastrous snap election left her short of...

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Speaker Ryan: Mueller Firing Rumors Are 'Not Something to Debate' Here

Speaker Ryan: Mueller Firing Rumors Are 'Not Something to Debate' Here

Rosenstein noted that he is the only one who could fire Mueller, as Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation. After Ruddy told PBS NewsHour ...

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58 people presumed dead after Grenfell Tower disaster

58 people presumed dead after Grenfell Tower disaster

British media have reported that contractors installed a cheaper, less flame-resistant type of exterior paneling on the 24-story tower in a renovation that was completed just past year. He said the te...

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Palestine FM slams Israel premier for 'hindering peace'

Among the many areas of disagreement between Jewish and Arab Israelis were settlements, and whether they were an obstacle to peace. It is not a secret that in many stages following the Israeli occup...

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Trump acknowledges he's under investigation for obstruction of justice

Trump acknowledges he's under investigation for obstruction of justice

After the statement, the Post updated the Kushner article so that its first sourcing reference was to "U.S. officials". What is clear is that he could order the Justice Department to ax Mueller , w...

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US Congressman Steve Scalise in critical condition after third surgery

US Congressman Steve Scalise in critical condition after third surgery

Some of the victims-Scalise among them-remain hospitalized, but team leaders said they thought the game should go on. Rep. Scalise was one of several individuals who suffered gunshot wounds when Ja...

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Donald Trump says he is victim of a huge witchhunt

Donald Trump derided claims of collusion between Moscow and his associates as "phony" Thursday after reports the head of a probe into Russia's alleged election meddling is investigating him for ob...

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Dems, GOP join on ballfield as Team Scalise to honor wounded colleague

Scalise, a congressman from Louisiana who is the No. 3 House Republican , suffered injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding after being shot in the left hip on a baseball field w...

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Republicans, Democrats battle as one: Team Scalise

Scalise was one of four people shot when police said James T. Hodgkinson opened fire on Republican members of Congress who were practicing ahead of a Thursday night charity baseball game. Senator Je...

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Special prosecutor 'investigating business dealings of Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner'

The Post quoted five people briefed on the requests, saying those who agreed to be interviewed include national intelligence director Daniel Coats, Admiral Mike Rogers who heads the NSA, and his rec...

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Trump acknowledges he's under investigation

Trump acknowledges he's under investigation

It was unclear whether his tweet about being under investigation was based on direct knowledge or new media reports that suggest Mr Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice ...

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London tower fire: Death toll rises to 30, could climb over 100

London tower fire: Death toll rises to 30, could climb over 100

A tenant group had complained for years about the risk of a fire in the building, owned by the local government in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea. There is simmering anger in the multi-ethnic n...

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Schumer calls for all-senators meeting on health care

PRICE: I've had multiple conversations with senators who are interested in making certain that we have a health care system that works for patients. The elderly and disabled would have that amount gro...

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Lobbyist shot is expected to make full recovery

Capitol Hill Police officers stand watch outside the House of Representatives on Capitol Hill in Washington , Thursday, June 15, 2017 , a day after a gunman opened fire on a lawmakers playing ba...

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Britain, EU to begin Brexit negotiations Monday

In a letter to the European Union last March, Prime Minister Theresa May stated: "The United Kingdom does not seek membership of the single market: we understand and respect your position that the f...

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Brexit talks to focus on UK's 'divorce bill', expats and NI border

The British Brexit minister, David Davis, will open the talks with the EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, supported by officials on both sides. "As we also said in our Article 50 letter, "agreei...

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58 people are presumed dead in Grenfell Tower disaster

58 people are presumed dead in Grenfell Tower disaster

Police Commander Stuart Cundy said Saturday that this number, which was based on reports from the public, may rise. A total of 58 people are missing and presumed dead in the Grenfell Tower blaze . ...

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UK Royals Honour London Fire Victims as Anger Mounts

UK Royals Honour London Fire Victims as Anger Mounts

Cladding has been added to a number of buildings across London in recent years, meant to provide insulation as well as improve the appearance of older buildings. Those who lost their homes will be r...

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Mo Brook's name found on hit list of Congressional baseball shooter

Mo Brook's name found on hit list of Congressional baseball shooter

While the top lawmakers, including Scalise, have security details, others do not and they regularly appear in public without protection. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., said. Sava said Scalise will require surge...

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Amir fit for Champions Trophy final

They showcased unbelievable stuff in the semi-finals of the tourney as they steamrolled Bangladesh in a ruthless manner. What's the reason behind it, Kohli replied, "We play every match with an in...

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GOP Sen. Roy Blunt: 'President should stop talking about' Russian Federation investigation

Trump further claimed it all stems from his critics' "phony collusion" allegations. After meeting with Mueller in a classified session, the leaders of the Senate panel indicated that their inquiry w...

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Death toll in London tower fire rises to 58

Adding that 24 people were still in the hospital, Cundy said 12 were receiving critical care. And the government did announce a 5 million-pound (about $6.4 million) fund for Grenfell victims on ...

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A Day Before Alexandria Shooting, Gunman Spoke About Heading Home

A Day Before Alexandria Shooting, Gunman Spoke About Heading Home

Hodgkinson, who was shot by police and later died, apparently had been living out of his van in Alexandria since March. He had run out of money, his wife told reporters. A reporter wanted to know if...

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European Union to open Brexit talks with divorce bill and citizens' rights

The concession sets the tone for negotiations over Britain's withdrawal from the European Union that are set to begin in Brussels on Monday. Mr Barnier is due to report back to leaders of the 27 o...

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Gunman in GOP Baseball Practice Shooting Had Possible Kill List

Gunman in GOP Baseball Practice Shooting Had Possible Kill List

He's been undergoing repeat surgeries. Hospital officials said it is hard to predict how long the congressman will be in the hospital, but that he is expected to be able to walk and hopefully run af...

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