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They say the "sensibles" are Damian Green, effectively deputy prime minister after yesterday's Cabinet changes, Chancellor Philip Hammond and Ruth Davidson , the Scottish Tory leader. "If they jeer and say "Britain is weakened" it hardens attitudes here". She now faces a vital meeting at 5 p.m. (12 p.m. ET) with backbench members of Parliament from her party - the so-called 1922 Committee - calling for their loyalty amid swirling speculation that her leadership is in jeopardy.
  • Queen Announce 2018 Aussie Tour With Adam Lambert

    Queen Announce 2018 Aussie Tour With Adam Lambert

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    Tickets go on sale June 23. The tour see's the band play Arenas around the country throughout February and May. The last time they performed in South Australia was in 1984, when the band was led by the late Freddie Mercury. "Obviously we will still be playing the big hit songs you know and love from Queen , but we thought it would be good to challenge ourselves a bit", he said.
  • Attorney General Sessions Set to Testify in Russia Probe Hearing

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    Instead, Sessions will appear for an open hearing where he will react to the recent statements from Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey . "But because a Department of Justice regulation, 28 CFR 45.2, required it". Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says he will "defend the integrity" of the special counsel's investigation into Russian interference in the USA elections.
  • Accused Toronto pedophile sought in Thunder Bay murder

    Accused Toronto pedophile sought in Thunder Bay murder

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    Ontario Provincial Police have charged a 19-year-old Thunder Bay, Ont., man after a reported incident at, what police called a "pit party", in a rural area north of the city. If observed, "do not approach, as Cleghorn, should be considered armed and risky", police say in a release. Anyone with information about the suspect's whereabouts is being asked to call Toronto Police, Thunder Bay Police or Crime Stoppers.
  • Sessions brands Russia collusion claims a 'detestable lie'

    Sessions brands Russia collusion claims a 'detestable lie'

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    And his testimony came on the heels of fired FBI Director James Comey's turn last week before the same panel - a two hour and 40 minute evisceration of Trump during which Comey called the president a liar and said he was sacked because of "the Russian investigation".
  • Mexico offers rewards in killings of journalists

    Mexico offers rewards in killings of journalists

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    The messages were constructed using photo copies of the journalists who were killed in recent years. Mexican journalists often pay a heavy price for covering the bloody wars between the country's rival drug cartels and the army. The Attorney General's Office did not immediately explain why it included four from this year and one from December. Journalists hold up photos of slain colleague Javier Valdez during a protest to call attention to the latest wave of killings of journalists, at the ...
  • Trump Again Refutes Comey's Claims

    Trump Again Refutes Comey's Claims

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    Trump struck back Friday morning on Twitter , declaring "total and complete vindication". Trump had stayed unusually quiet on Thursday, refraining from weighing in on the testimony gripping the country both on Twitter and at several public appearances.
  • Canada's Trudeau denies he wants G20 to drop Paris pact mention

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    On Monday, the United States refused to sign onto a pledge at a G7 environment ministers' meeting calling the Paris climate accord the "irreversible" global tool to address climate change. "The current withdrawal from the Paris Accord by the Washington administration is being overcome and countermanded by people throughout the whole world".
  • South Korea's Moon asks for Japan's patience in resolving 'past history'

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    Moon, who took office on May 10, has promised to create 810,000 new quality jobs in the public sector over the next five years. "I hope this can happen with the 2030 FIFA World Cup", Moon said . Moon told the visiting secretary general of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party that the people of South Korea did not accept a deal reached by his conservative predecessor and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in 2015 to resolve the issue.
  • California governor named adviser for UN climate conference

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    Looking on are from left, Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, D-Fullerton, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee . Strengthening the relationship between Fiji and the U.S was the one of the major discussions between Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama and senior U.S officials in Washington D.C.
  • Mattis blames Congress for poor state of US combat readiness

    Mattis blames Congress for poor state of US combat readiness

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    There are presently just under 10,000 USA service members in the Asian nation. A new strategy for Afghanistan will soon be released . Testifying before the House Armed Services Committee , Mattis sought congressional approval to start a new round of base closings in 2021.
  • Hertz Global Holdings (HTZ) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds

    Hertz Global Holdings (HTZ) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds

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    A number of research firms recently weighed in on HTZ . The stock now has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $30.76. Deutsche Bank downgraded the shares of HTZ in report on Tuesday, November 8 to "Hold" rating. It has a return on equity (ROE) of -51.30%. The business had revenue of $1.92 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.94 billion.
  • Jeff Sessions testifies to Congress in wake of Comey appearance

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    I have never met with or had any conversation with any Russians or any foreign officials concerning any type of interference with any campaign or election in the United tSates. Invoking of executive privilege for administration employees is typically formally announced by the attorney general, but it's not exactly clear who would make the formal announcement for Sessions, said Michael Bahar, former Democratic staff director for the House intelligence committee and former White House lawyer.
  • Xi Jinping snubs Pak's Sharif after two Chinese nationals killed in Balochistan

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    During his sitting with President Ghani, PM Nawaz reiterated that Pakistani soil was not used against Afghanistan in the past and would not be used against her in the future. "Where we have differences, it is important that they should not become disputes and if handled well these could even be opportunities", said Mr. Jaishankar, briefing the media following the bilateral talks between the two leaders.
  • Bernie Sanders Congratulates Jeremy Corbyn On UK Election Gains

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    Many believe that Sanders and Corbyn are cut from the same cloth ― including Sanders himself. Mr Corbyn, a veteran socialist who has never held ministerial office and defied the odds to win the Labour leadership two years ago, pledged he would "lead a government you can rely on".
  • What's Next: Closing Arguments Scheduled in Yanez Manslaughter Trial

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    Yanez was parked in his squad auto when he saw Castile drive by on July 6 and they supposedly made eye contact where he got " strong suspicions " about him. After Yanez asked for his license and registration, Castile informed the officer that he had a gun. Paulsen also questioned why Kapelsohn left out certain facts from his analysis, such as the statements Castile made in response to Yanez's orders to stop reaching for it.
  • UK PM Thersa May and DUP have largely agreed support deal

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    Some involved in the Irish peace process are alarmed because the 1998 Good Friday peace accords call for the British government to be neutral in the politics of Northern Ireland. The DUP are known to hold views which many in the rest of the United Kingdom do not support (they are anti-abortion, against same sex marriages and unsympathetic to the gay and trans-gender community, for a start), but critically, their colleagues are stakeholders in the devolved government for Northern Ireland which ...
  • Sessions: Suggestions of collusion with Russian Federation 'appalling and destestable lie'

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    And asked about Trump's own contention that he fired Comey with the Russian Federation probe in mind, and regardless of any recommendation from anyone else, Sessions said: "I guess I'll just have to let his words speak for themselves". "When you're recusing yourself, you are stepping aside and this sure doesn't look like it", Wyden said, referring to Sessions' involvement in the firing letters to Comey.
  • Duchess of Cambridge visits London Bridge attack victims

    Duchess of Cambridge visits London Bridge attack victims

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    Talking to the Duchess about the "trauma" of the incident, the hospital's head of nursing Lynne Watkins-Hulme explained 'We are used to seeing people who are stabbed. She was then introduced to two of the hospital's team leaders trained to deal with major incidents - Jane Bond of Gold Command, and Silver Command's Mark Madams.
  • Jailed US student released in North Korea

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    Bill Richardson, the former New Mexico governor and U.N. ambassador who has negotiated with North Korea , released a statement that said Warmbier has been in a coma for over a year and "urgently needs proper medical care in the United States".
  • Tillerson: North Korea releases U.S. citizen Otto Warmbier

    Tillerson: North Korea releases U.S. citizen Otto Warmbier

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    The 22-year-old contracted botulism and is in "bad shape" but en route back to the United States , a source close to the family told CNN on Tuesday. February 2017 After he was sworn in as U.S. A former Virginia resident, Kim Dong-chul, was arrested shortly after Warmbier, on accusations of espionage, and has been held since. The North Korean court held that Warmbier had committed a crime "pursuant to the US government's hostile policy toward (the North), in a bid to impair the unity of ...
  • Murray fends off del Potro to reach 4th round

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    But I also know where I have come from, even just 10 days or so ago I was not playing well. But the biggest for the day could very well be Andy Murray against Juan Martin Del Potro! The tie break was a real rollercoaster, Delpo had another 2 set points but in the end, it was Murray who stole it by 10-8 after 80 minutes of play.
  • South Korea President to Meet with Trump at White House

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    The 2030 World Cup possibilities were discussed by FIFA President Gianni Infantino during his visit to South Korea last week. That would be a turn up for the books. Since then North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un reportedly follows Italian football thanks to the nation's star striker Kwang-Song Han, who plays for Cagliari in Serie A.
  • Parents of man released by N. Korea say he's in coma

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    The parents were also quoted as saying that North Korean officials informed them via USA envoys that Warmbier fell ill from botulism sometime after his trial in March past year and fell into a coma after taking a sleeping pill. On Monday, during the administration's first cabinet meeting - a weird, North Korean-style pageant of loyalty pledges and recitations of praise for the leader - Tillerson laid down a marker for friend and foe alike.
  • Jeff Sessions to publicly testify on James Comey's firing

    Jeff Sessions to publicly testify on James Comey's firing

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    This is a secret innuendo being leaked out there about me and I don't appreciate it and I've tried to give my best and truthful answers, " Sessions said . As for his role in Comey's firing, Sessions told senators that he and his second-in-command, Rosenstein, had a "clear view ... that we had problems there, and it was my best judgment that a fresh start at the Federal Bureau of Investigation was the appropriate thing to do".
  • Accused Leaker Reality Winner Ordered to Remain Jailed Pending Trial

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    Her mother told The Associated Press in an interview Wednesday she fears prosecutors will try to use the case to send a tough message that "we're not going to tolerate leakers". Prosecutors are expected to show jurors an earlier deposition in which Cosby said that he routinely gave women pills and alcohol before sexual encounters and gave at least one of them quaaludes, a now-banned sedative.
  • Puerto Rico votes for statehood

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    Most of the tens of thousands of revelers turned out simply to celebrate Puerto Rico, happily salsa-dancing and waving Puerto Rican flags. Puerto Rico came under USA control in 1898 after the Spanish-American War. And Congress, the ultimate arbiter of the island's bid for statehood, never picked up the matter. The status referendum is Puerto Rico's fifth since 1967.
  • Prime Minister Theresa May vows to stay after Conservatives lose majority

    Prime Minister Theresa May vows to stay after Conservatives lose majority

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    The Labour Party , under the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn , meanwhile gained at least 29 seats, shattering the Conservatives' hope of gaining a clear validation of their Brexit strategy. Corbyn also said there's enough opposition in Parliament and in May's own party to topple the government . The support obtained by Labor party members contrasted with the negative predictions of hardly two months ago, when they were 20 percentage points below the conservatives in terms of intention to ...
  • Trump's friend says he might fire Mueller

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    Under questioning from Van Hollen, Rosenstein also testified that removing the special counsel in order to prevent the investigation-as Trump himself implied he did in the firing of Comey-would also not constitute good cause. He told senators during a committee hearing that there would have to be " good cause" for Mueller to be removed from his role. Rosenstein said "I think the answer is no" but said it would depend on the circumstances.
  • South Korea leader proposes Asian nations co-host 2030 World Cup

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    South Korean Defense Ministry said on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, the suspected North Korean drone found near the Korean border was found to have taken photos of a us missile defense shield in the South. The neighbours are technically at war after the 1950-53 Korean War ended in a truce and not a peace treaty. Vietnam last Friday lodged a protest with the South Korean Embassy regarding President Moon Jae-in's recent remarks, according to Vietnam's foreign ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu ...
  • Prison guards killed by inmates during transport in Georgia

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    They are unsafe beyond description. "They need to surrender before we find 'em", Sills said. The auto is described as a green 2004 Honda Civic with Georgia license plate RBJ6601. Christopher Bish confirmed the inmates broke into a home in Madison and stole clothes and food, left their prison whites and made their escape. Protocol is to have two armed corrections officers on the bus, but the officers don't wear bullet-proof vests during transfers, Corrections Commissioner Greg Dozier said.
  • North Korea releases jailed American student

    North Korea releases jailed American student

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    Warmbier had died as a result of the beatings. That would be grounds in North Korea for a subversion charge. There is no way of knowing yet whether the North Korean version of events is true, but the Warmbiers were told their son was in a coma the whole time.
  • GOP senators float alternatives to comprehensive Obamacare replacement bill

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    Republicans could barely get their health care bill through the House, even after staging a similar endeavor to shroud the bill in secrecy . The nation's worsening opioid crisis has become another sticking point in Republican plans to dismantle major portions of the Affordable Care Act , with key GOP senators hesitating to support a bill that could threaten addiction treatment for millions of people.
  • Microsoft unveils the Xbox One X, formerly Project Scorpio

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    Broadcast for the first time in 4K UHD on Mixer, Xbox showcased a record 42 games in its briefing, including 22 with console exclusivity from large and small creators. Is there some merit to VR on the Xbox One X in the future? The new game console has been priced at $499. Facebook /xboxA promotional image of a white Xbox One S unit as a cover photo on the console's official Facebook page.
  • Microsoft to launch 4K-enabled Xbox One X in November

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    Meant to rival Playstation's PS4 Pro , which also has 4K capabilities, the Xbox One X boasts more RAM than the Sony console and improved graphics processing. They also allow many of their games to play on Windows 10 PCs showing just how much they like the idea of turning the Xbox into a PC. He even provided some specifics: Fan-favorite Crimson Skies , an action-oriented arcade flight game will among the original Xbox titles coming to Xbox One .
  • Ostende: Un bebé murió ahogado en un balde

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    El lamentable hecho se registró en la localidad de Ostende , provincia de Buenos Aires. El nene fue atendido en el hospital de Pinamar y tras cuatro días de estar en terapia intensiva debió ser derivado de urgencia el sábado pasado al hospital Materno Infantil de Mar del Plata .
  • Michigan Vietnam vet is Trump's 1st Medal of Honor recipient

    Michigan Vietnam vet is Trump's 1st Medal of Honor recipient

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    Now, those soldiers, several of whom McCloughan saved during the ferocious, dayslong Battle of Nui Yon Hill in 1969, will have a new name for him: Medal of Honor recipient. He also earned two Purple Hearts, having been shot in the arm in addition to taking the RPG shrapnel. After Vietnam, McCloughan returned home and spent almost 40 years teaching and coaching sports at South Haven High School in MI.
  • Jeff Sessions to face sharp questions on Trump, Russia, Comey

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    What time: The hearing begins at 2:30 p.m. ET. Sessions said that executive privilege is the president's to assert and Trump had not done so yet. On March 1, The Washington Post reported that he met twice with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the campaign.
  • Trump Commits '100 Percent' to Testifying Under Oath

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    On Friday, the president was asked if he told Comey he hoped the FBI director would let the Flynn investigation go. In his first public in-person comments since the hearing, Trump summed up Comey's almost three-hour testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee in seven words: "No collusion, no obstruction - he's a leaker".
  • Former NBA bad boy Rodman is back in North Korea

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    Tillerson said the State Department is still working to secure the release of three other US citizens detained in North Korea. Rodman, 56, appeared on " Celebrity Apprentice " for two seasons, has called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a "smart cookie" and " friend for life " in the wake of previous trips.