• Men charged in deaths at Oakland warehouse fire
Men charged in deaths at Oakland warehouse fire

The " Ghost Ship ", a warehouse that was used as a residence and performance space, caught fire during a concert and dance party on December 2. What the Ghost Ship space looked like before the fire. "Residents reported that if they put anything in their individual living spaces that did not conform to Almena's idea as to how the warehouse sho...

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  • Puerto Rican referendum: 97% vote in favor of becoming 51st U.S. state
Puerto Rican referendum: 97% vote in favor of becoming 51st U.S. state

Puerto Rico's attempt to restructure its debt, a bankruptcy-like proceeding tailor-made for its status as a territory, vastly outpaces similar municipal bankruptcies like Detroit's $18.5 billion Chapter 9 filing in 2013. The Rossello government has been criticized for spending $7.5 million on the referendum at a time when financial difficulties...

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  • UK Election Results In Hung Parliment
UK Election Results In Hung Parliment

The Labour leader wants to challenge the PM after she failed to win the House of Commons majority in Thursday's election, leading Conservatives to rely on the support of the DUP ( Democratic Unionist's Party ). " Theresa May's central claim which is no deal is better than a bad deal now becomes undeliverable because the DUP will never allow no d...

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  • Gas Prices In OKC Fall 5.1 Cents In Last Week
Gas Prices In OKC Fall 5.1 Cents In Last Week

A year ago at this time, the average price in Rhode Island was two cents lower at $2.31. The national average gas price has fallen for nine consecutive days for a total discount of four cents since June 2. That's just over a nickel less per gallon than this time a year ago. AAA reports the most expensive gas can be found in the City of ...

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  • Ireland wants Brexit talks to start, to safeguard peace process
Ireland wants Brexit talks to start, to safeguard peace process

But rumors swirled of plots to oust May. A Downing Street spokeswoman said: "The Prime Minister has tonight spoken with the DUP to discuss finalising a confidence and supply deal when Parliament returns next week". She called this election to secure a mandate for her negotiating position, and the electorate snubbed her. But he said his ...

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  • UK General Elections: It's all over for Theresa May
UK General Elections: It's all over for Theresa May

But not for some time, let's get this clear . THERESA MAY has struck a deal with the Democratic Unionists that will allow her to form a government , sources have confirmed. On Saturday, the Prime Minister's office said a deal had been done, but the DUP later said the talks were continuing. Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party lo...

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  • Top Cabinet team to keep jobs in May's new government
Top Cabinet team to keep jobs in May's new government

But she can't hide from those Tory MPs who are now turning on her. Since winning the Labour leadership in 2015, few gave him much chance of doing well nationally. DUP leader Arlene Foster has previously rejected claims that her party is homophobic and said critics do not understand her party's motivations. The arrangement with the DUP will make...

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  • Iran says it has killed mastermind of Daesh-claimed attacks in Tehran
Iran says it has killed mastermind of Daesh-claimed attacks in Tehran

Although the USA military is also fighting IS in Syria , as well as Iraq , President Donald Trump said in response to the attacks in Iran that the country is reaping what it sows. The Trump administration has taken a much harder line toward Iran than its predecessor, describing it as the top state sponsor of terrorism in the world and backing...

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  • Trump calls Comey a 'leaker,' feels 'vindication' after Comey hearing
Trump calls Comey a 'leaker,' feels 'vindication' after Comey hearing

The plans come after Trump broke his silence on Twitter today and posted, "WOW, Comey is a leaker!" "In retrospect", Sessions told reporters, "I should have slowed down and said, 'But I did meet one Russian official a couple of times, and that would be the ambassador'".

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  • United Kingdom defence minister Michael Fallon says government views on Brexit haven't changed
United Kingdom defence minister Michael Fallon says government views on Brexit haven't changed

Sunday papers reported that Boris Johnson was being encouraged to make a leadership bid in an effort to oust Mrs May, claims strongly disputed by the Foreign Secretary's office. A confidence and supply deal would mean them backing the Government on its Budget and confidence motions, but could potentially lead to other issues being decided on a ...

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  • Hundreds march on Downing Street to protest Tory and DUP coalition
Hundreds march on Downing Street to protest Tory and DUP coalition

Some senior Tories have made the removal of Hill and Timothy a condition for continuing to support May, who has vowed to remain prime minister despite the Conservatives' losing their overall majority in Parliament. It will work to keep our nation safe and secure by delivering the change that I set out following the appalling attacks in Manchester...

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  • Iran police kills four Islamic State suspects in south
Iran police kills four Islamic State suspects in south

Iran said that the five Iranians who killed 17 people in twin attacks in Tehran were Islamic State group members who had been to its strongholds in Iraq and Syria. Abbasi said the attacks were unprecedented since the killing of Iranian lawmakers in 1980s. In a condolence message ahead of a funeral for the victims, Khamenei said the att...

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  • Iran sends five planes with vegetables to Qatar
Iran sends five planes with vegetables to Qatar

Saudi accuses Qatar of backing groups allied with Iran across the region, including Shiite militant groups in both Saudi Arabia and Bahrain . DOHA (CNNMoney) - The boss of Qatar Airways has accused the USA of fanning the flames of a dispute between the country and its Gulf neighbors.

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  • IS threatens attacks in Saudi Arabia
IS threatens attacks in Saudi Arabia

While ISIS claimed responsibility, Iranian officials have also suggested Saudi Arabia may have played a role - and Iran's foreign minister called the official USA response "repugnant", after President Trump ended his expression of condolences for the victims with the message that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they p...

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  • Theresa May's political power is 'massively weakened' following UK snap election
Theresa May's political power is 'massively weakened' following UK snap election

Theresa May called the general election claiming it was a referendum on her plans for Brexit , and her leadership of the country. "It's just how long she's going to remain on death row", said former Conservative finance minister George Osborne , who was sacked by Ms May when she became prime minister a year ago.

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  • UKVA welcomes return to 'business as normal' as Gove heads Defra
UKVA welcomes return to 'business as normal' as Gove heads Defra

Gummer's period in office saw the appointment of Kevin Cunnington as GDS head and the publication of the government's digital strategy , renamed the Transformation Strategy in light of its broad focus on GDS' future work, rather than a specialised focus on technology.

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  • Iran Says It Has Killed Alleged Planner of Deadly Tehran Attack
Iran Says It Has Killed Alleged Planner of Deadly Tehran Attack

Iran's intelligence ministry said on Thursday five of attackers who died in the assault had been identified as Iranians who had joined the hardline Sunni Muslim militants of Islamic State on their main battlegrounds in Iraq and Syria .

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  • Senior Cabinet minister offer support to UK prime minister
Senior Cabinet minister offer support to UK prime minister

The protest moved to outside the gates of Downing Street, where they were met by a wall of uniformed police officers, as bemused tourists posed for selfies nearby. It potentially hands the party more leverage over the Conservatives than a coalition in which they were become part of the government. Instead of a projected landslide in her favour,...

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  • Macron's party set for big parliamentary win
Macron's party set for big parliamentary win

Those who did gave Macron's the Republic on the Move party 28 percent of the vote - more than 12 points ahead of the closest rival, the mainstream conservatives. French President Emmanuel Macron's party topped the first round of voting in Sunday's parliamentary elections, putting him on course for an overwhelming majority to implement his program...

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  • Theresa May forced to ditch key manifesto pledges after losing her majority
Theresa May forced to ditch key manifesto pledges after losing her majority

She is expected to say that core elements of the Conservative Party manifesto will be ditched in order to win a majority for her Queen's Speech in parliament next week. The newer DUP became the largest unionist party in Northern Ireland in 2005 and Reverend Ian Paisley , the Protestant evangelical minister who founded the party in 1971, became ...

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