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Overall responsibility for the talks is being moved to the Cabinet Office, the ministry which supports May and where her main Brexit advisor, civil servant Olly Robbins, is based. Mr Raab, however, says he is still hopeful a deal can be concluded this year. The poll also showed that the United Kingdom remained divided on the merits of leaving the European Union with 50 per cent voting to remain in the EU in any new referendum.
  • Putin still hasn't accepted Trump's invitation to Washington

    Putin still hasn't accepted Trump's invitation to Washington

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    The results have emerged after President Trump's controversial meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki last week. In the White House video, Mason is simply heard asking, "And did you direct any of your officials to help him do that", followed by Putin's response.
  • Detained pizza worker due in court

    Detained pizza worker due in court

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    Today, United States District Court Judge Crotty asked many pointed and probing questions about Pablo Villavicencio's 53-day detention and the Administration's highly aggressive immigration enforcement practices. The deliveryman, who has no criminal history, received an open order of deportation in 2010 but did not leave the country. They have two young girls.
  • Pickaxe-wielding guitarist destroys Donald Trump’s Walk of Fame star

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    After almost two years of vandalism and other destruction attempts, Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has been completely destroyed by an unknown vandal. And just weeks later a protestor, James Otis, damaged the star with a sledgehammer. He was the host of NBC's " The Apprentice " at the time, but the Walk of Fame star honors his role as producer for his Miss Universe shows .
  • Thai boys turn monks, for 9 days..

    Thai boys turn monks, for 9 days..

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    The 12th team member who was trapped in the cave won't take part because he isn't Buddhist. Buddhist males in predominantly Buddhist Thailand are traditionally expected to enter the monkhood, often as novices, at some point in their lives.
  • Trump administration plans $12 billion bailout for U.S. farmers hurt by tariffs

    Trump administration plans $12 billion bailout for U.S. farmers hurt by tariffs

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    Farm state lawmakers and other groups quickly criticized what they called a bailout. Sen. Trump's trade policies have become central in several rural-state U.S. "I mean, I understand they're trying to help us. IL corn farmers need the administration to complete the modernization of NAFTA, resolve other ongoing trade disputes, and provide improved domestic and global marketplace access for ethanol through the RVP waiver promised by President Trump and by updating the lifecycle analysis of ...
  • Your Dog Knows If You're Upset And Will Try To Comfort You

    Your Dog Knows If You're Upset And Will Try To Comfort You

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    She did the research as an undergraduate at Macalester College. But the dogs who didn't push open the door, were found to be too troubled by the crying to act. 'Every pet owner has a story about coming home from a long day, sitting down for a cry and the dog's right there, licking their face. "There are some people who just don't have as strong empathy toward other people", Sanford says.
  • Trump casts fresh doubt on Mueller's 'Witch Hunt'

    Trump casts fresh doubt on Mueller's 'Witch Hunt'

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    The Department of Justice released hundreds of pages of redacted documents last week from the applications for the warrants. It marks the first time in the more than 40-year history of the highly secretive court that underlying documents for a warrant have been released .
  • Hottest day of the year 2018

    Hottest day of the year 2018

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    Parts of Britain are forecast to bask in temperatures of 35C (95F) later this week, surpassing Monday, which was the hottest day of the year so far . An amber "heat health watch" warning remains in place for parts of England, with people being warned to try to stay out of the sun between 11am and 3pm.
  • Second person killed during Toronto shooting was a 10-year-old girl

    Second person killed during Toronto shooting was a 10-year-old girl

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    A resident of Toronto , Hussain worked in a grocery store. An autopsy was conducted but the police watchdog, the special investigations unit, in charge of determining how the man was killed said they are not releasing the results. Ontario Premier Doug Ford tweeted a message of solidarity with the victims following the shooting, writing: "My heart goes out to the victims and loved ones of the horrific act of gun violence in Toronto ".
  • Michael Cohen’s secret tape raises five crucial questions

    Michael Cohen’s secret tape raises five crucial questions

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    When the issue emerges in the conversation again, Trump asked Cohen "What financing?" while Cohen said "We'll have to pay". Second, why did Cohen's lawyer Lanny Davis think releasing the tape to CNN would help his client? It remains unclear who was recorded on the Cohen audio tapes, and when.
  • Russian Federation slams United States general, says he 'discredited' Trump

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    In a Tuesday morning tweet, President Trump claimed he was "concerned" that Russian Federation is "fighting very hard to have an impact on the upcoming Election". Despite intelligence reports confirming the interference, Trump stated at the news conference that he didn't see a reason that Russian Federation would meddle in the elections.
  • CNN Airs Donald Trump Recording Secretly Made His Then-Lawyer Michael Cohen

    CNN Airs Donald Trump Recording Secretly Made His Then-Lawyer Michael Cohen

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    Donald Trump and his former personal attorney/cohort Michael Cohen have been caught on audio having an interesting conversation. "For ten years Michael Cohen had a window into everything that happened within the Trump organization", the reporter whose access to the attorney has led to a series on his tumultuous relationship with Trump told MSNBC's Joe Scarborough.
  • Amazon UK chief foresees 'civil unrest' for no-deal Brexit

    Amazon UK chief foresees 'civil unrest' for no-deal Brexit

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    Speaking during a visit to Berlin, Germany, the Cabinet minister appealed directly to German leaders, warning them of the dangers of the United Kingdom and European Union stumbling into a no deal situation. The MEP said May had boxed herself into a corner with her Chequers agreement, dismissing the United Kingdom government white paper as "a starting point but not an end deal".
  • Russian Federation will push hard for Democrats in November election - Donald Trump

    Russian Federation will push hard for Democrats in November election - Donald Trump

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    Trump said in a tweet he is "very concerned that Russian Federation will be fighting very hard to have an impact on the upcoming Election", but added: "they will be pushing very hard for the Democrats ". He said he had told Mr Putin the United States would not tolerate any future interference in its elections. Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov said that though Washington and Moscow agreed there was a need for another Putin-Trump meeting, Russian Federation had not yet begun any practical ...
  • 'Not WELCOME here’: Putin NOT INVITED to Congress in major United States snub

    'Not WELCOME here’: Putin NOT INVITED to Congress in major United States snub

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    They strongly rebuked Trump's comments during a joint press conference in Helsinki when he stood beside Putin and denied USA intelligence findings that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 election. intelligence narrative, but being treated as worthless otherwise. Mr Trump has repeatedly spoken of the Russian president in glowing terms, congratulating him for his election victory against the advice of senior White House officials.
  • Gun violence on the rise in Toronto amid deadly mass shooting

    Gun violence on the rise in Toronto amid deadly mass shooting

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    Hussain's family issued a statement saying they are "at a awful loss for words" but needed express their condolences to victims' families. "We are utterly devastated by the incomprehensible news that our son was responsible for the senseless violence and loss of life that too place on the Danforth", the statement said.
  • Administration releases documents about former Trump adviser

    Administration releases documents about former Trump adviser

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    The FBI left the court in the dark about the origins of the information, failing to mention that it came from a political opponent. Page on Sunday denied claims that he worked for the Kremlin, and called accusations that he had advised Moscow "spin".
  • Greece wildfires: 74 dead in 'unspeakable tragedy'

    Greece wildfires: 74 dead in 'unspeakable tragedy'

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    Maliri said 82 people remained in hospital on Tuesday night, including 10 adults needing respiratory assistance, and nearly a dozen children. There rescuers found the bodies of 26 adults and children, who had apparently hugged each other as they died, trapped just metres from the sea.
  • Macron's bodyguard postpones wedding, faces charges of violent assault

    Macron's bodyguard postpones wedding, faces charges of violent assault

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    The charges came after French authorities opened a judicial investigation Sunday of the assault, which has sparked the first major political crisis for Macron since he took office a year ago. Benalla was sacked Friday by the presidential palace and investigators raided his home on Saturday. Lawmakers were aghast that Benalla still had an office in the presidential palace 2 1/2 months after the beating and that he was not immediately reported to judicial authorities.
  • FL building collapse on camera

    FL building collapse on camera

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    A condition report wasn't immediately available. "Once we got here, we found a victim in the middle of the street with severe injuries", Miami Beach Fire Chief Virgil Fernandez told WSVN . In charge of the rebuilding of the building next door, GC Construction and Consulting Services said the collapse was "accidental" and that only a partial demolition was scheduled for this week.
  • Syrian White Helmets evacuated by Israel

    Syrian White Helmets evacuated by Israel

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    It was the first such intervention the country has had in Syria's civil war, now in its eighth year. The members of the White Helmets and their families had been stranded along the frontier with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights following the Syrian government offensive in southwestern Syria, which began in June.
  • Gunmen kill 4 civilians in mosque in Afghanistan

    Gunmen kill 4 civilians in mosque in Afghanistan

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    The blast took place near an airport entrance where supporters were waiting to greet Dostum as his convoy passed on its way to the city centre, Kabul police spokesman Hashmat Stanekzai told Reuters . Those rallies grew larger after Afghan soldiers arrested a political protege of Dostum's in Faryab province - district Police Chief Nizamuddin Qaisari - for threatening to kill government officials.
  • MIDDLE EAST ON EDGE: Jerusalem Shoots Down SYRIAN Warplane Over Israel

    MIDDLE EAST ON EDGE: Jerusalem Shoots Down SYRIAN Warplane Over Israel

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    The other time was in 2014, when it used a Patriot missile to down a Sukhoi-24 that had flown about 800 meters into Israeli airspace over the Golan Heights. "We won't accept Iranian military entrenchment in Syria, not near the border, not beyond the 100-kilometre stretch, which by the way the Russians talk about and agree to", a senior Israeli official said, speaking on condition of anonymity.
  • Ryan: Trump 'Just Trolling People' With Threat To Revoke Security Clearances

    Ryan: Trump 'Just Trolling People' With Threat To Revoke Security Clearances

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    Sanders added that their clearances effectively give "inappropriate legitimacy to accusations with zero evidence". Brennan had offered particularly scathing criticism of the president's performance at a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin last week, tweeting that Trump was "wholly in the pocket of Putin".
  • Manafort trial delayed; judge approves immunity for 5 witnesses

    Manafort trial delayed; judge approves immunity for 5 witnesses

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    Manafort, a long-time Republican operative and businessman, is a target of Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 USA election. Manafort was initially scheduled to begin trial on Wednesday. Manafort, facing charges of bank and tax fraud related to his work in Ukraine, has pleaded not guilty to the charges. Manafort's attorneys have sought to delay the trial, citing recently recovered financial documents belonging to Manafort that attorneys say they need more time to review.
  • Gunman kills woman and shoots 13 more in Toronto, Canada

    Gunman kills woman and shoots 13 more in Toronto, Canada

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    Two people were killed after a gunman opened fire while walking down a busy street in Toronto on Sunday night. Hussain's family described him as helpless, explaining interventions, professionals, medications and therapy were unsuccessful in helping to deal with his "mental health challenges".
  • Alwar man beaten up by mob died in police custody: Rajasthan minister

    Alwar man beaten up by mob died in police custody: Rajasthan minister

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    On the lines of the Pehlu Khan's lynching case, the state government has ordered a compensation of Rs 1.25 lakh to Rakbar Khan's family. Khan narrated the incident to policemen who arrived at the spot. I am 100% sure", he said. An autopsy found that Khan died after his ribs were broken, leading to water filling his lungs, local news reported , according to Al Jazeera.
  • Israeli military shoots down Syrian fighter jet

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    It was the first time Syrian government had managed to retake the area since 2011, when an uprising swept through Syria against Assad. A second tweet from the IDF read: "Since this morning, there has been an increase in the internal fighting in Syria and the Syrian Air Force's activity".
  • United Kingdom and European Union behaving ‘recklessly’ over crime-fighting after Brexit

    United Kingdom and European Union behaving ‘recklessly’ over crime-fighting after Brexit

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    He went on "We are making sure both in the allocation of money - £3billion extra allocated last Budget - and through operational things like hiring extra border staff, through the legal arrangements both domestic and the treaty arrangements that we are ready for any and every eventuality and we will gradually and responsibly which is the right thing for the Government to do set out more of the detail of that through technical notices".
  • Iran Braces for ‘Mother of All Wars’ with US

    Iran Braces for ‘Mother of All Wars’ with US

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    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who denounced Iran's clerical leadership as a " mafia " and promised unspecified backing for Iranians unhappy with their government. On Monday, Donald Trump went on Twitter and threatened to nuke Iran. Iran experts are unsure if the 280 character-limit broadsides are more likely to foreshadow conflict or if they are a way to project strength before engaging Tehran diplomatically.
  • Heatwave weather warning for start of school summer holidays in Midlands

    Heatwave weather warning for start of school summer holidays in Midlands

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    The level 3 warning, one behind a national emergency, has been issued with temperatures set to be in the high 20s this week. The hot spell - which prompted the NWS to issue an excessive-heat warning for the county, effective from this morning through Thursday evening - is likely to break high-temperature records in Alpine, Chula Vista, Escondido, Ramona and San Diego on Tuesday and Wednesday , according to meteorologists.
  • Israel says it shoots down Syrian fighter jet

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    Israel signalled that the plane's infiltration may have been the result of internal fighting in Syria's civil war, but stressed it will enforce the ceasefire lines between the two countries. The raised Israeli-Syrian tensions have prompted intercession by Moscow, which sent its foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, and top general on Monday for talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
  • Laos Dam Collapse Leaves Hundreds Missing, Several Feared Dead

    Laos Dam Collapse Leaves Hundreds Missing, Several Feared Dead

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    The South Korean construction company building the dam, SK Construction Co., has dispatched a rescue crew including helicopters and boats to Laos, South Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement Tuesday. It was scheduled to open this year, but it was unclear if it had begun operating. The collapse at the hydroelectric dam in Attapeu province late on Monday sent flash floods through six villages, Laos News Agency said.
  • North Korea removes key facilities at missile launching station

    North Korea removes key facilities at missile launching station

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    As posturing continues, there needs to be sufficient room for U.S. diplomats, especially Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, to manoeuvre toward the outcomes the USA wants to achieve, Brooks said . "I hope they don't use this to justify steps toward ending the war", he said. "That would keep up momentum, support North-South relations, maintain good U.S.