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Theresa May said nothing 'substantially new' in Brexit address

Theresa May said nothing 'substantially new' in Brexit address

Shadow Brexit Secretary Keir Starmer said MPs must be able to scrutinise and, where appropriate, change the text of any vote presented to Parliament. But the commission has long insisted that it w...

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Speaker John Bercow 'to stand down' next year

Speaker John Bercow 'to stand down' next year

An independent commission should be set up to investigate all future allegations of bullying and sexual harassment against MPs, John Bercow has said. The report condemned a culture in which abusive...

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Trump To Present Medal of Honor To Vietnam Vet

Trump To Present Medal of Honor To Vietnam Vet

Among his notable actions during the war, the White House said that Canley, as a gunnery sergeant, " fought off multiple enemy attacks " in the Battle of Hue during the Vietnam War. But in this case, ...

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Treasury Official Arrested For Manafort And Russia Related Leaks

Treasury Official Arrested For Manafort And Russia Related Leaks

Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards allegedly leaked multiple confidential reports and emails to a single reporter at the site who included information from them in 12 different stories. The complaint ...

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Cheap global shipping may disappear due to Trump's latest move

Cheap global shipping may disappear due to Trump's latest move

East coast, which particularly benefits Chinese manufacturers. The State Department will deliver a notice to the Universal Postal Union in Switzerland Wednesday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Hu...

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Alec Baldwin Calls for 'Overthrowing' Government by Voting

Alec Baldwin Calls for 'Overthrowing' Government by Voting

Emmy Award-winning actor Alec Baldwin said 'it's time to 'overthrow the government of Donald Trump.' He added that it should be done in a non-violent way. In response to a question about his own pol...

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Bomb kills Afghan election candidate, wounds 7

Bomb kills Afghan election candidate, wounds 7

The Taliban spokesman Qari Yousuf Ahmadi in a statement claimed that the candidate has been killed along with his three colleagues in the tactical explosion. Qahraman had spearheaded the formation o...

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Mattis says Trump is ‘100 percent’ with him

Mattis says Trump is ‘100 percent’ with him

Asked if that meant he was not a registered member of either major political party, he replied, "I've never registered for any political party". Mattis told reporters traveling with him to Vietnam...

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What Happened to Missing Wisconsin 13-Year-Old After Her Parents' Murder?

What Happened to Missing Wisconsin 13-Year-Old After Her Parents' Murder?

The person who reported it said she was with two men in their 30s who were about 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-9, weighing about 200 to 250 pounds and had beards. "It's a mother and a father and it's this close ...

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Student's cookie recipe may have included grandparent's ashes

Student's cookie recipe may have included grandparent's ashes

A female student at Da Vinci Charter Academy, a public charter high school, took the baked goods to school on Oct 4 and gave them to at least nine other students, said Lieutenant Paul Doroshov from ...

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Indian minister in #MeToo storm announces resignation

Indian minister in #MeToo storm announces resignation

Akbar stepped down today as the Minister of State for External Affairs, following a spate of allegations of sexual harassment during his days as editor of several publications, by several women journa...

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UK PM says still believes Brexit deal is 'achievable'

UK PM says still believes Brexit deal is 'achievable'

A Cabinet source told The Telegraph: "He said that the Treasury's legal advice was that if we left without a deal we would still have to pay the European Union £30-36bn because we would be unlikely ...

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Police record surge in hate crimes after series of terrorist attacks

Police record surge in hate crimes after series of terrorist attacks

Some individual police forces began treating "misogyny" and offending women as hate incidents back in 2016 and London's Metropolitan force revealed previous year they are considering following s...

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Iran urges swift Pakistan action on abducted security forces

Iran urges swift Pakistan action on abducted security forces

Fourteen Iranian security personnel, including Revolutionary Guards intelligence officers, were abducted on the volatile southeastern border with Pakistan on Tuesday, state media reported. Pakista...

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Pakistan hangs man over rape, murder of 6-year-old girl

Pakistan hangs man over rape, murder of 6-year-old girl

In his plea, Amin Ansari, father of Zainab, the seven-year-old girl who was raped and murdered by the convict , requested that the convict be hanged publicly under Section 22 of the Anti-Terrorism Ac...

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Israeli Army Registers Launch of Rocket From Gaza Strip

Israeli Army Registers Launch of Rocket From Gaza Strip

The image was taken in an area that was "very unsafe and hard to access", noted Thomas Coex, AFP's chief photographer for Israel and the Palestinian Territories, France 24 added. "This is the ...

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U.S. says airstrike in Somalia killed 60 al-Shabaab fighters

U.S. says airstrike in Somalia killed 60 al-Shabaab fighters

Would you like to get published on Standard Media websites? The U.S. said the strike was meant to deny the al-Qaida-linked extremist group, the deadliest in sub-Saharan Africa , the ability to reco...

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Trump slams Senator’s claim to Native American heritage

Trump slams Senator’s claim to Native American heritage

In his statement , the Republican president was referring to the DNA test's conclusion that Warren likely had at least one Native American ancestor dating back six to 10 generations, which woul...

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O'Rourke evokes Trump's 'Lyin' Ted' in debate

O'Rourke evokes Trump's 'Lyin' Ted' in debate

Beto O'Rourke attacked Ted Cruz in a raucous Texas debate, calling him dishonest and resurrecting the senator's nickname of "Lyin" Ted'. O'Rourke's comment came in response to Cruz's criticism o...

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A game of conspiracies: Political parties spar as violence mars Sabarimala protests

A game of conspiracies: Political parties spar as violence mars Sabarimala protests

The Kerala government has said it will uphold the supreme court ruling. Pooja Prasaanna of Republic TV said the protesters hurled stones at a police van where she and her crew members had take...

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European Union leaders gather for 'moment of truth' Brexit summit

To pave the way for a deal, Fox is planning to scrap European food standards, Business Insider reported last month. Speaking ahead of a Brexit summit in Brussels, Malmstrom said the Europeans "see...

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Grandmother charged with murder after stabbed baby found in hot oven

Grandmother charged with murder after stabbed baby found in hot oven

Jones made an initial appearance Tuesday evening before a judge, who set bail at $500,000. He said he wouldn't release the names of the grandmother or the toddler until the work was complete. Shaw, wi...

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Russian Gov., Media Give Different Reports Of Crimea Explosion

Russian Gov., Media Give Different Reports Of Crimea Explosion

Russia's National Anti-Terrorism Committee identified the suspect as Vladislav Roslyakov, an 18-year-old student, and said he committed suicide by shooting himself. "I want to express condolences t...

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American Pilot Dead in Ukrainian Military Plane Crash

American Pilot Dead in Ukrainian Military Plane Crash

The U.S. Air Force command based in Europe said the American pilot, who was not identified, was among the two pilots on board at the time. USAFE also said that mishap is already under investigatio...

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China live-streamer detained for 'insulting' national anthem

China live-streamer detained for 'insulting' national anthem

Huya, the streaming platform where she gave her national anthem performance, has suspended her account, causing her to lose more than 2 million followers. "I sincerely apologise for singing the nati...

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DUP's Foster hoping for 'sensible' Brexit deal

DUP's Foster hoping for 'sensible' Brexit deal

The cautiously optimistic tone of officials was further echoed by the French president, Emmanuel Macron, who had demanded "maximum progress" by this week's leaders' summit to allow an extraordinary Br...

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How is North Korea evading sanctions?

How is North Korea evading sanctions?

The agreements come amid unease in Washington over the speed of inter-Korean engagement. Aside from the joint press statement, South Korea's Cultural Heritage Administration announced Monday that ...

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Boko Haram executes second female aid worker

Boko Haram executes second female aid worker

Nigeria's Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, described the killing as "dastardly, inhuman and ungodly, saying nothing can justify the shedding of the blood of innocent people"....

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Saudi Arabia Denies Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Being Killed at Consulate in Turkey

Saudi Arabia Denies Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Being Killed at Consulate in Turkey

But she says she never saw him re-emerge. If true, this is a tragic day. The right to a free press is the base upon which the people's relationship with the government rests. A Turkish official told t...

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Annual US budget deficit hits $779 bn, highest since 2012: US Treasury

The Trump administration in July sharply revised higher its deficit estimates for coming years when it released its mid-session budget review. Some Fed officials have warned that rising USA deficits c...

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Hundreds taken by IS from refugee camp in Syria

Hundreds taken by IS from refugee camp in Syria

Syrian government forces recaptured the crossing from rebel fighters in July. A Jordanian policeman opens the gate of Jordan's Jaber border crossing checkpoint near Syria's Nasib checkpoint, near Ma...

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Ecuador tells Assange to curb speech, look after cat

Ecuador tells Assange to curb speech, look after cat

But Codigo Vidrio has a track record of publishing inside material from the London embassy, and the restrictions detailed in the memo echo the conditions Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno recently des...

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Harvard on trial over alleged discrimination against Asian students

Harvard on trial over alleged discrimination against Asian students

Some argue that the Ivy League university is systematically disadvantaging Asian candidates. Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard is likely to be one of the most consequential race cases in decad...

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Mother battered, bruised while shielding baby from torrential Australian hailstorm

Mother battered, bruised while shielding baby from torrential Australian hailstorm

After a front window was smashed, Simpson moved to help her grandmother. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said it was an "extraordinary" story and promised to recommend Ms Simpson for a bravery award. ...

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Merkel wants to regain voters' trust after Bavarian poll setback

Merkel wants to regain voters' trust after Bavarian poll setback

Without naming Merkel, SPD leader Andrea Nahles said the "poor performance" of the federal government in Berlin , where the SPD is in a coalition with the conservatives, was one of the reasons for he...

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