• Hansen ramps up Lions pressure
Hansen ramps up Lions pressure

Hansen called it one of the "toughest" squads he has had to select as he assembled a line-up with 1 164 Test caps worth of experience to face Samoa and then the Lions . Has given Warren Gatland a real headache over who to start at loosehead in the first test. North apologised, described his actions as "horrendous", and said players do acknowle...

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  • PM Modi exhorts SCO to fight against terrorism
PM Modi exhorts SCO to fight against terrorism

PM Sharif reiterated Pakistan's commitment to peace and stability in Afghanistan. Modi met Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit here and held discussions on a range of issues, including China's reservations over India's entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group and United Nations s...

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  • PM arrives in Pakistan after participating in SCO summit
PM arrives in Pakistan after participating in SCO summit

Pakistan became a full member of the SCO. "We have extensive cooperation with SCO nations". The expansion will improve its potential for cooperation and representation and boost worldwide security and stability. China, as a staunch supporter and facilitator of the SCO framework, has played a positive role in the development of the mechanism. Du...

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  • Comey friend with memo in contact with Senate panel
Comey friend with memo in contact with Senate panel

But if Comey's account is true that the president asked him for his loyalty and that he drop the Flynn investigation, it could leave Trump in legal jeopardy. Mr Trump tweeted earlier on Friday he felt "complete vindication" after the hearing . "I'm going to open an investigation against you" - that's clearly witness intimidation, and tha...

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  • Judge won't dismiss Michelle Carter case; defense to begin calling witnesses
Judge won't dismiss Michelle Carter case; defense to begin calling witnesses

He says Roy's decision to kill himself was Roy's alone. On June 28, 2014, he Googled: "suicide by cop". "I think he just killed himself". Steve Verronneau, a forensic expert who examined computers owned by Roy, testified that the teen searched suicide methods.

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  • Truth-teller Trump: Comey lied
Truth-teller Trump: Comey lied

Jim Jordan of OH said Friday, referring to Comey's confirmation that he had informed Trump that the president wasn't being personally investigated. "And there would be nothing wrong if I did say it, according to everybody that I read today".

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  • Hamas denies it built tunnel under UN schools in Gaza
Hamas denies it built tunnel under UN schools in Gaza

The tunnel was found on June 1 under the Maghazi Elementary Boys A&B School and the Maghazi Preparatory Boys School during construction work, according to UNWRA. "We demand they desist from any activities or conduct that put beneficiaries and staff at risk and undermine the ability of United Nations staff to provide assistance to Palestine refugees...

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  • Scotland must have a choice, says Sturgeon
Scotland must have a choice, says Sturgeon

And she said:"We have formulated a partnership agreement which combines the manifesto commitments and priorities on which each party stood". And viewers were left to read between the lines. " I'll obviously open discussions with the Government in Scotland and listen very carefully to what the Scottish Parliament says ", Corbyn said during an in...

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  • Will Trump Testify? Comey's Senate Hearing May Have Started A Chain Reaction
Will Trump Testify? Comey's Senate Hearing May Have Started A Chain Reaction

If either Trump's testimony or memos written by Comey about his conversations with the president turn out to be untrue, either man could be charged with lying to federal investigators. Trump said he is "100 per cent" willing to testify under oath on Comey meetings and tell the FBI Special Consul Robert Muller that he never asked FBI to s...

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  • May in shock after advisers quit
May in shock after advisers quit

British Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip stand on the doorstep of 10 Downing Street, London , after addressing the press Friday, June 9, 2017 following an audience with Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham. May had called for the early election in April in an attempt to strengthen her position as Britain prepares to leav...

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  • Allies close to Trump warn the president: It's time to stop tweeting
Allies close to Trump warn the president: It's time to stop tweeting

On Sunday, Trump had taken one of Kahn's remarks out of context while criticizing him. It said that in addition to showing America's support of Poland, the trip will also emphasize the president's commitment to strengthening NATO's "collective defense".

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  • Gulf leaders trade barbs as Qatar dispute shows no let-up
Gulf leaders trade barbs as Qatar dispute shows no let-up

Making his official reaction for the first time since the crisis in Gulf began, External affairs ministry here in New Delhi said India is closely following the emerging situation in the region in the wake of the recent decision by Saudi Arabia and some other countries to break diplomatic relations with the State of Qatar .

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  • Activist Denies RSS Role in Fazal Murder; Confession Due to Police Torture
Activist Denies RSS Role in Fazal Murder; Confession Due to Police Torture

The CBI pointed out contradictions in the statement made by Subeesh and the investigation findings. A pungent liquid was poured on my head. The police tortured me physically and mentally and did not give me water or food. RSS activist Subeesh had earlier made a confession to the police that NDF worker Fazal was murdered by RSS activists and not by ...

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  • Shekau's Boko Haram Claims Responsibility for Maiduguri Attack
Shekau's Boko Haram Claims Responsibility for Maiduguri Attack

NAIJ.com had earlier reported that the Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri on Wednesday, June 7, killed at least 17 people and injured 34 others on that bloody night. Insurgent group, Boko Haram , have reportedly slit the throats of four Nigerian villagers in revenge for the arrest of a senior member of the group, Vanguard reports.

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  • Queen Mary 2 liner involved in mid-Atlantic yacht rescue
Queen Mary 2 liner involved in mid-Atlantic yacht rescue

It comes as a North Atlantic storm - 60-knot winds and 15-metre seas - hit competitors of the single-handed transatlantic race and two-handed transatlantic race which left Plymouth at the end of last month. "A commercial tug pulled two people off the sailing vessel Happy this morning, the Queen Mary II, the cruise ship, pulled the stranded gentle...

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  • Iran's Khamenei says attacks to increase hatred toward US, Saudi TV
Iran's Khamenei says attacks to increase hatred toward US, Saudi TV

Only a month ago, the Saudi crown prince, while ruling out any possible dialogue with Tehran , stated that the struggle for regional influence will "take place inside Iran", implying that regime change and support for armed resistance inside Iran were cards on the table.

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  • French investigate justice minister's party spending
French investigate justice minister's party spending

Pollsters predict Macron's movement to secure between 350 and 400 out of 577 seats up for grabs. "A wave or a tsunami?" asked the front page of the leftwing daily Liberation on Saturday. Justice Minister Francois Bayrou is head of the party. Fillon denies the accusations. His victory in May was a political natural disaster for France, and his Rep...

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  • Cabinet meeting provides first post-election test for embattled UK PM
Cabinet meeting provides first post-election test for embattled UK PM

In an indication of the unease within the party about the link-up with the DUP, Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson said she had demanded a "categoric assurance" from the Prime Minister that gay rights would not be affected by a deal. May said Brexit talks would begin on June 19 as scheduled, the same day the British parliament is due to reconvene. ...

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  • Tories and DUP to agree 'confidence and supply' deal
Tories and DUP to agree 'confidence and supply' deal

Ahead of the talks with Conservatives, a senior DUP member said any deal will not extend beyond a confidence and supply arrangement. The Queen's Speech setting out the Government's programme is due on June 19, with a highly significant vote on its content expected after a few days' debate.

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  • Trump praises House vote to dismantle Dodd-Frank
Trump praises House vote to dismantle Dodd-Frank

Leaping over its biggest hurdle yet, the Financial CHOICE Act earned a majority vote in the House of Representatives on June 8. "Every promise of Dodd-Frank has been broken", said Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas).

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