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No-deal Brexit is becoming a real possibility, Varadkar says

No-deal Brexit is becoming a real possibility, Varadkar says

The foreign secretary is one of 10 people seeking to replace Theresa May . "It is political suicide". As the leadership race got underway, the contenders began setting out their stall with policy a...

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Disaster Aid Bill Again Blocked in House by GOP Conservative

Disaster Aid Bill Again Blocked in House by GOP Conservative

Democrats offered up similar criticisms after Massie became the second Republican to block the federal aid money. House Democrats attempted to pass the bill via unanimous consent on Tuesday, but...

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Kushner meets Moroccan king on trip to press U.S. peace plan

Kushner meets Moroccan king on trip to press U.S. peace plan

King Mohammed VI hosted an iftar (a breaking fast ceremony) in honor of President Trump's son-in law and senior adviser Jared Kushner, according to Moroccan News Channel Al Oula. "Our world has witne...

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New Zealand Treasury says 'deliberately hacked' after budget details leak

New Zealand Treasury says 'deliberately hacked' after budget details leak

After Treasury's announcement, National Party leader Simon Bridges tweeted that Finance Minister Grant Robertson had smeared the party and called for the minister's resignation. But he did deny that h...

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United Kingdom equality watchdog opens anti-Semitism probe into Labour party

United Kingdom equality watchdog opens anti-Semitism probe into Labour party

A recent poll revealed that more than half of Britons believe the Labour Party has a serious antisemitism problem, with 56 per cent saying they think Corbyn is unable or unwilling to tackle anti...

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Ethiopia Apologises For Map That Erases Somalia

Ethiopia Apologises For Map That Erases Somalia

The two nations have long had a bumpy history, with two wars being fought in the 1960s and 1970s and a civil war happening three years after a peace accord was signed in 1988. The Ethiopian foreign mi...

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Trump supporters build US-Mexico barrier

Trump supporters build US-Mexico barrier

The decision came in response to a lawsuit brought by the Sierra Club and the Southern Border Communities Coalition, and affects portions of the wall running through Yuma, Arizona, and El Paso, Texas....

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Papua New Guinea PM steps down

Papua New Guinea PM steps down

Pressure has been building for weeks on Mr O'Neill's coalition government with an exodus of its MPs joining the opposition, including senior ministers and MPs from his People's National Congress party...

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Maui hiker found after 17 days praises rescuers who

Maui hiker found after 17 days praises rescuers who "never gave up"

Eller's mom, Julia, beamed during an earlier hospital news conference, telling reporters her daughter - the sweetest and most caring person, her mother said - had gone for a 3-mile walk May 8 on a dif...

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'Egg boy' Will Connolly donates $100,000 to Christchurch mosque attack survivors

'Egg boy' Will Connolly donates $100,000 to Christchurch mosque attack survivors

Funds raised by "Egg Boy", the teenager who smashed an egg on an ultra-conservative senator Fraser Anning, have gone to the victims of the Christchurch shootings. Mr Connolly was angered by Mr Anning ...

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India removed from US currency monitoring list

India removed from US currency monitoring list

It, however, continued to keep China on its watch list, while urging the Asian nation to take necessary steps to avoid a "persistently weak currency". from its currency monitoring list which among oth...

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Taiwan, US officials hold rare meeting

Taiwan, US officials hold rare meeting

Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have held their first meeting in four decades this month, with the aim of deepening cooperation, the government in Taipei has said....

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European Union leaders converge on Brussels to haggle over top jobs

European Union leaders converge on Brussels to haggle over top jobs

Merkel said on arrival at the gathering that she backed centre-right German lawmaker Manfred Weber to be the next head of the EU's powerful executive, the European Commission , after Luxembourg's J...

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Another Republican blocks disaster aid in House

Another Republican blocks disaster aid in House

Chip Roy blocked the bill on Friday. "If the speaker of this House felt that this was must-pass legislation, the speaker of this House should have called a vote on this bill before sending every ...

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United States boycotts UN arms forum as Venezuela takes chair

United States boycotts UN arms forum as Venezuela takes chair

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Conference on Disarmament, Robert Wood, walked out of the conference's session Tuesday after a representative of Venezuela's dictator was selected to lead it....

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Tornado damages homes in Kansas, approaching Kansas City

Tornado damages homes in Kansas, approaching Kansas City

But the storm left so much debris on the airfield that flights remained delayed, the airport's Twitter account said. It wasn't immediately clear whether there were injuries or what the extent of the...

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Town Hall Crowd Cheers Amash Discussing Trump Impeachment Push

Rep. Justin Amash of MI pushed back Tuesday against a Trump supporter at a town hall who accused him of drinking the "same Kool-Aid as all the Democrats" by calling on the House to launch the impeac...

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Johnson & Johnson trial weighs big pharma, opioiod crisis

Johnson & Johnson trial weighs big pharma, opioiod crisis

The state accuses the company of exaggerating the benefits of opioids, and using deceptive marketing that encouraged physicians to prescribe narcotic painkillers for ailments not approved by regulator...

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China considers US rare earth export curbs

China considers US rare earth export curbs

USA companies depend on rare earths for a variety of consumer goods and military equipment, including cell phones, automobiles, and guided missiles. "However, if anyone wants to use imported rare ea...

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Navy pilots spotted UFOs flying at hypersonic speeds

Navy pilots spotted UFOs flying at hypersonic speeds

Another pilot, Lieutenant Danny Accoin, could identify a flying object's presence on his radar, missile system, and infrared camera, but was not able to actually see it in his helmet camera. They fear...

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'Guardian angel' pigeon protected speeder from certain fine

'Guardian angel' pigeon protected speeder from certain fine

Perhaps inspired by this week's Ascension Day national Christian holiday, German police said "the Holy Ghost must have had a plan" to help the driver. But since only the auto, and not the driver, coul...

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Behavioural Expert Says 'Women Are Happier Without A Husband'

Behavioural Expert Says 'Women Are Happier Without A Husband'

He added: "The data also shows that if you are a man, get married , if you are a woman, don't bother". We may have suspected it already, but now the science backs it up: unmarried and childless wom...

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There will be no renegotiation of Brexit deal — European Union tells Britain

There will be no renegotiation of Brexit deal — European Union tells Britain

She said: "I think the best way to do that is with a deal, but it will be for my successor and for Parliament to find a way forward to get a consensus and I hope those election results will focus Parl...

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Planned Parenthood, 2020 Democrats Incensed As Missouri’s Only Abortion Clinic May Close

Planned Parenthood, 2020 Democrats Incensed As Missouri’s Only Abortion Clinic May Close

Other clinics in Missouri shuttered after the state passed a new regulation requiring that clinics administer a pelvic exam via pill for women seeking abortions. Wen said a lawsuit has been filed to t...

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At least 35 hurt as tornadoes flatten buildings in Dayton, Ohio

At least 35 hurt as tornadoes flatten buildings in Dayton, Ohio

According to a report from the NOAA Storm Prediction Center, 14 tornadoes touched down in IN, 10 touched down in Colorado, and nine were reported in Ohio. Trailers stand damaged following a tornado ...

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Malaysia to ship plastic waste back to Canada and other countries

Malaysia to ship plastic waste back to Canada and other countries

She took the rhetoric one step further though, using the word "traitors" to describe "those responsible for destroying our ecosystem with these illegal activities". According to figures released from ...

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Serbia places troops on alert over Kosovo police raids

Serbia places troops on alert over Kosovo police raids

A Russian UN employee was among more than two dozen people detained by Kosovo police in an armed raid into the Serb-dominated north of the country that has sparked worldwide tensions. "The operation s...

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Supreme Court rejects appeal over Pa. school district's transgender bathroom policy

Supreme Court rejects appeal over Pa. school district's transgender bathroom policy

Enshrining a constitutional right to an abortion based exclusively on the race, sex, or disability of an unborn child, as Planned Parenthood advocates, would constitutionalize the views of the 20t...

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Samsung may gain from Huawei's plight in ongoing trade war

The new OS that is replacing Android is known as HongMeng internally and is expected to launch next month. Ren also dismissed suggestions that Huawei stole US technology, despite numerous claims ...

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A Man Has Assaulted Federal Police On A Melbourne Flight

A Man Has Assaulted Federal Police On A Melbourne Flight

The incident was caught on camera and the footage showed the man appearing to headbutt a police officer during the dramatic in-flight departure. He is then alleged to have lashed out and head butted...

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‘Large and unsafe tornado’ on ground near Trotwood, Ohio

‘Large and unsafe tornado’ on ground near Trotwood, Ohio

The latest storm comes after tornadoes and floods killed at least six people in Oklahoma in the previous week, including two people in El Reno, near the state capital, on Saturday. The aftermath left ...

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Three Migrants Discovered Hidden In Car Compartments At Spain-Morocco Border

Three Migrants Discovered Hidden In Car Compartments At Spain-Morocco Border

Spain's Civil Guard said the hiding places - which included behind the dashboard and between the rear seats and the boot - posed a "serious risk" to the migrants' health. They are believed to be ok ...

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Abe, Trump inspect Japan destroyer in show of deepening alliance

Abe, Trump inspect Japan destroyer in show of deepening alliance

National security adviser John Bolton said on May 24 that North Korea's recent tests "no doubt" violated U.N. Security Council resolutions. One of Trump's fellow Republicans, US Representative A...

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United Kingdom premiership contender pitches British citizenship for 3 million European Union nationals

United Kingdom premiership contender pitches British citizenship for 3 million European Union nationals

Pitching himself in contrast to Johnson and others who insist leaving the European Union without a deal must remain on the table, Hunt said any such move would be blocked by lawmakers and trigger a na...

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Key takeaways from the European elections

Key takeaways from the European elections

Le Pen called the result "a vote for France , and for the people". In Italy , the right-wing League Party headed by Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini won 33.64 percent of the vote. Le...

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