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The Prime Minister saw off the defeat on Tuesday by persuading rebels that she would offer concessions to address their concerns about being given a truly "meaningful vote" on the final Brexit deal. Under these circumstances, a minister must make a statement in Parliament within 14 days and give MPs an opportunity to vote. "Grateful for the conversations but without consultation what was agreed earlier today has been changed", she said.
  • Paul Manafort jailed ahead of trial after obstruction charges

    Paul Manafort jailed ahead of trial after obstruction charges

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    President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded not guilty on Friday to new witness tampering charges brought by the special counsel investigating Russia's role in the 2016 US presidential election. The latest charges increased Manafort's legal jeopardy if he continues an aggressive battle with prosecutors, and could be an effort by Mueller to induce a guilty plea and secure the testimony of a critical campaign adviser to Trump.
  • Trump says he won't sign GOP's compromise immigration bill

    Trump says he won't sign GOP's compromise immigration bill

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    If House Republicans actually wanted to put a stop to the Trump administration's inhumane separation of immigrant families, they could both pressure Sessions to reverse his new policy or advance a standalone, one-sentence bill that ends the Justice Department's "zero tolerance" plan with no strings attached.
  • Trump says Cohen is no longer his lawyer

    Trump says Cohen is no longer his lawyer

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    Defendant Michael Cohen ("Mr. Cohen") will and hereby does move ex parte for an order restraining Plaintiff's counsel of record, Michael Avenatti , from communicating with the pros and/or public regarding the merits of this case. With those kinda stats, you could say Avenatti's out-Trumping Trump. She is suing Cohen to void the agreement, as well as both Cohen and Trump for denying her claims.
  • Trump officials to begin building tent city to house migrant children

    Trump officials to begin building tent city to house migrant children

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    The US government is now expanding detention centers for migrant children, with tents to be be placed in the desert 40 miles south of El Paso. Soboroff noted that children in the detention center are supposed to sleep four to a room but that since the increase in admissions, most rooms house five.
  • Stars' anguish over murder of Aussie comedian Eurydice Dixon

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    Jaymes Todd , 19 of Broadmeadows , appeared in court on Thursday afternoon charged with her rape and murder after handing himself into police. "She was on top of the world because her gig went so well." . She's been cruelly taken from us in the most terrible way'. Needing to pay for a taxi or Uber every time you go somewhere at night can be an untenable luxury, especially for young students.
  • Donald Trump salute to N. Korean general sparks controversy

    Donald Trump salute to N. Korean general sparks controversy

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    It was made by the Choson Sinbo, a pro-Pyongyang mouthpiece in Japan that normally faithfully reproduces the party line. Trump met No at Tuesday's summit in Singapore as Kim Jong Un was introducing senior members of his government who had traveled to the meeting.
  • Theresa May's meaningful vote compromise rejected by rebel MPs

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    Instead of allowing MPs to intervene in the event of no deal being reached by mid-January - which would nearly certainly have paved the way for the softest of Brexits (but which may also result in a punishing deal from the EU) the amendment as published grants "a motion in neutral terms" - removing the ability of MPs to alter it with, for example, a demand to stay in the single market.
  • Court gives Spanish princess' husband 5 days to go to prison

    Court gives Spanish princess' husband 5 days to go to prison

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    The Tribunal Supremo in Madrid decided that the 50-year-old husband of Infanta Cristina would serve five years and 10 months behind bars for a number of financial crimes, a court spokesman told dpa on Tuesday, confirming media reports. Urdangarin could still appeal to the Constitutional Court, but experts say that would be futile because the country's top court has not taken in any appeals for imprisonments beyond the five year mark in the past.
  • Saudi Arabia intercepts, destroys Houthi missile over Khamis Mushayt

    Saudi Arabia intercepts, destroys Houthi missile over Khamis Mushayt

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    The Arab coalition also struck the main road linking Hodeidah to the capital Sanaa to block reinforcements, residents and anti-Houthi Yemeni military officials said. Emirati forces are leading irregular and loyalist forces on the ground while Saudi pilots conduct airstrikes. The UN Security Council called for the port to be kept open after a meeting on Thursday to discuss the assault on Hodeidah.
  • Trump's trade adviser apologizes for saying Trudeau has 'special place in hell'

    Trump's trade adviser apologizes for saying Trudeau has 'special place in hell'

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    Trump's ire was not doused by time and Tuesday he spoke at a press conference in Singapore after meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un , saying Canada would pay for Trudeau's perceived treachery. Later, he echoed Trump's baiting of Trudeau, repeating the line that the Canadian statesman is " weak " and " dishonest ". White House trade adviser Peter Navarro offered the Trump administration's most biting response to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau last week over their tariff ...
  • Rollercoaster passengers fall 10m after carriage derails

    Rollercoaster passengers fall 10m after carriage derails

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    Another four were in the second vehicle, and two more were trapped in the third auto, a spokeswoman from the Daytona Beach Fire Department told the News Journal . The Daytona Beach Fire Department tweeted a photo of riders stuck inside carts, including one that was dangling off the track. The extent of their injuries were not immediately known, the department said.
  • 'You're a parent': Reporter presses Sarah Huckabee Sanders on immigration

    'You're a parent': Reporter presses Sarah Huckabee Sanders on immigration

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    Karem , who serves as the executive editor of Sentinel Newspapers , invoked Sanders' children asking what she would do if she was in the position. Sanders: "Brian, I know you want to get more TV time, but that's not what this is about". Numerous staffers have left the Trump administration over the course of the last several months including Homeland Security adviser Tom Bossert; Communications Director Hope Hicks; and National Security Council spokesman Michael Anton.
  • North Korean Media Praise Trump in ‘Meeting of the Century’

    North Korean Media Praise Trump in ‘Meeting of the Century’

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    Trump often invokes Warmbier's plight when commenting on his administration's approach to North Korea . A day before the Singapore summit , Pompeo said at a press briefing that the "ultimate" U.S. If China decides to follow Trump's lead and dial back sanctions, then Tooth says North Korea's coal exports could ramp right back up. In practice, this means that a country's standing can change quickly with Trump.
  • US, North Korea Sign to 'Security Guarantees,' New Relations

    US, North Korea Sign to 'Security Guarantees,' New Relations

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    Trump said he and Kim discussed human rights briefly and he believes the North Korean leader wants to do the right thing. The US leader flew out of Singapore aboard Air Force One at 6.30pm local time, headed for Guam, where he was expected to greet American troops before flying back to Washington.
  • Comey responds to DOJ report

    Comey responds to DOJ report

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    Strzok was removed from that investigation following news of his texts. The report suggests that text from Peter Strzok , who was later dropped from Mueller's team, "implies a willingness to take official action to impact the presidential candidate's electoral prospects".
  • Australia offers to help verify North Korea's denuclearisation

    Australia offers to help verify North Korea's denuclearisation

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    Earlier on Monday, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stressed the importance of setting peace and verifiable denuclearization of the Korean peninsula as the clear goals of the Singapore summit. Although infrastructure in North Korea has steadily improved since the 1950s, the need for the refurbishment of those facilities and the building of an infrastructure network connecting the isolated country with South Korea and other countries will create a yawning funding gap.
  • George H. W. Bush turns 94

    George H. W. Bush turns 94

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    No other US president has reached 94. Two other former USA presidents made it to 93: deceased Republicans Ronald Reagan and Gerald Ford . Former Democratic President Jimmy Carter isn't far behind, at age 93, and he'll celebrate his 94th on October 1.
  • Malaysia welcomes United Nations resolution for Palestine

    Malaysia welcomes United Nations resolution for Palestine

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    Turkey said it welcomed the adoption of the resolution on the Protection of the Palestinian People in the United Nations General Assembly with a vast majority, in a development President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan described as another major defeat for the United States .
  • Former President Barack Obama meets with potential 2020 candidates

    Former President Barack Obama meets with potential 2020 candidates

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    He's reportedly met with Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren ... According to Politico , Obama has met with a handful of potential candidates in his D.C. Obama has reportedly held one-on-one sessions with at least nine candidates in his Washington, D.C., office over the past few months, including former Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenDem rips Trump's call to include Russian Federation in G-7: What does Putin have on him? The two men discussed the future of ...
  • Two worshippers killed in knife attack at a mosque in South Africa

    Two worshippers killed in knife attack at a mosque in South Africa

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    The country's Muslim Judicial Council said it was "shocked to its core to learn of a brutal attack on the Malmesbury Masjied [near] Cape Town in the early hours of this morning". He was shot and killed in the process. An investigator attends to the gates of the mosque after a knife-wielding assailant fatally stabbed two people.
  • France's Macron told Italy's Conte no offense meant on migrants

    France's Macron told Italy's Conte no offense meant on migrants

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    This June 12, 2018 photo released Wednesday, June 13, 2018 by French NGO "SOS Mediterranee" shows migrants on the Aquarius ship after being rescued in the Mediterranean Sea. "We are acting as a part of Europe ". Conte said he and Macron "agreed on the need to cooperate closely" on migration issues. The standoff over the Aquarius appeared a clear tactic by Italy's new government to force Europe's hand at the upcoming summit of European Union leaders in Brussels June 28-29.
  • SC Rep. Sanford defeated as 5 states vote

    SC Rep. Sanford defeated as 5 states vote

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    The results come after Arrington repeatedly attacked Sanford for opposing Trump. The refers to 2009, when Sanford's aides said he was hiking the Appalachian Trail while he actually visited a woman with whom he was having an affair in Argentina .
  • Scenes of a 'war zone' as possible tornado rips south of us

    Scenes of a 'war zone' as possible tornado rips south of us

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    Authorities said six people sustained minor injuries when the storms rolled through. A Panera Bread restaurant in the Arena Hub shopping area in Wilkes-Barre Township. Vehicles damaged from a powerful storm are seen outside a U-Haul in Wilkes-Barre Township, Pa., Wednesday, June 13, 2018 . The tornado touched down about 10 p.m.
  • Shujaat Bukhari- Know something about his career

    Shujaat Bukhari- Know something about his career

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    He was a courageous and fearless journalist. Extremely shocked and pained. "Reprehensible n condemnable cowardly act of d terrorists". Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said the murder was a brutal attack on freedom of press.
  • FBI Agent Turns Himself In After Gun Goes Off While Doing Backflip

    FBI Agent Turns Himself In After Gun Goes Off While Doing Backflip

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    Denver District Attorney Beth McCann said the assault charge was filed before that report comes back "because sufficient evidence has been presented to file it". Authorities did not initially identify the Federal Bureau of Investigation agent because he was not arrested at the time, Denver police community resource officer Marika Putnam said.
  • Corker blasts Senate colleagues for blocking vote on tariffs

    Corker blasts Senate colleagues for blocking vote on tariffs

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    Many in the GOP, traditionally the party of free trade, opposed the tariffs, and some said Trump abused his authority in invoking national security to issue them - especially after the president declared over Twitter that they were actually a response to Canada's tariffs on dairy.
  • U.K.'s Leave EU campaigner says he's no evil genius

    U.K.'s Leave EU campaigner says he's no evil genius

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    He met Russia's United Kingdom ambassador three times in 2015 and 2016, discussing Brexit and Donald Trump's election. Brexiteer Arron Banks will face further questions from MPs after he admitted he "led people up the garden path" during the referendum campaign.
  • New wildfire erupts near Colorado ski resorts, houses

    New wildfire erupts near Colorado ski resorts, houses

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    The fire started on Sunday, and officials were asking anyone who might have been in the area where it started for any information on the cause. Accurate mapping of the fire size has proven hard due to weather conditions and the rapid fire growth; however, the fire is now estimated to be 2,300 acres or about 3.6 square miles.
  • Huh? China stumped by Ivanka Trump’s ‘Chinese proverb’

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    In China, as the tweet made the rounds, many people were baffled, with some calling it a "fake proverb". "Yet one more example of Americans ascribing a quote to the Chinese, often to Confucius, when they don't really know the origin of the saying", Larry Herzberg, a professor of Chinese at Calvin College in MI, said at that time.
  • Trump, Children Accused of Breaking New York Charity Laws

    Trump, Children Accused of Breaking New York Charity Laws

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    Nevertheless, as NY attorney general Ms Underwood has significant investigatory and prosecutorial power - and if she starts flushing the bushes of some of Mr Trump's more questionable charitable activities, there's no telling what she might turn up.
  • United Kingdom govt wins Brexit skirmish _ with concessions

    United Kingdom govt wins Brexit skirmish _ with concessions

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    The government was braced for a tight battle after junior justice minister Phillip Lee, a personal friend of May's, resigned on Tuesday morning in order to back the veto amendment. Mrs May yesterday indicated the government would submit its own amendment, but not one which would necessarily meet the rebels' demands. The difference in this particular case is the enormity of the issue in the context of Brexit and in a climate of suspicion and hostility from many on the Conservative backbenches ...
  • Trump aide says Trudeau ‘stabbed us in the back’

    Trump aide says Trudeau ‘stabbed us in the back’

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    A French official insisted France and its fellow G7 European nations were maintaining their support for the communique and said anyone departing from the commitments made at the summit would be showing their "incoherence and inconsistency".
  • North Korea sanctions remain until complete denuclearisation, says US

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    After almost five hours of unprecedented talks between Trump and Kim on Tuesday, the two leaders signed a document in which Kim "reaffirmed his firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula" and the United States agreed to "provide security guarantees".
  • Trump confused by Trudeau's 'pushed around' comment: 'We just shook hands!'

    Trump confused by Trudeau's 'pushed around' comment: 'We just shook hands!'

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    Later, he echoed Trump's baiting of Trudeau, repeating the line that the Canadian statesman is " weak " and " dishonest ". Canadian lawmakers unanimously voted to oppose the U.S.' "illegitimate tariffs" on Canadian steel and aluminum and condemned disparaging statements made by the Trump administration about Canada .