• Syria: France's Macron no sees no clear successor for Assad
Syria: France's Macron no sees no clear successor for Assad

Leading a discussion on counter terrorism at the European Council summit, Mrs May urged EU leaders to help to "rid terrorist material from the internet in all our languages". May will discuss the matter at the summit's evening session. "Not for dreams and uncertainty #Brexit". European leaders will discuss the thorny topic of worldwide trade on t...

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  • Almost 65 million people are displaced
Almost 65 million people are displaced

The figures released ahead of World Refugee Day on Tuesday showed that 10.3 million of the world's displaced people fled their homes past year alone, including 3.4 million who crossed global borders to become refugees . Idoko said the society needed to provide the displaced persons with opportunities to rebuild their lives, reintegrate and fac...

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  • Arab states send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis, official says
Arab states send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis, official says

Qatar has confirmed receiving the 13-point list of demands on Thursday from Kuwait , which is mediating the dispute, but has not yet commented on them. Erdogan spoke with Saudi leaders and both sides emphasized the determination to strengthen the Turkish-Saudi ties, and the Turkish president congratulated Mohammed bin Salman on the election of t...

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  • A look at special counsel Robert Mueller's team of lawyers
A look at special counsel Robert Mueller's team of lawyers

TRUMP isn't under investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller , a member of the president's legal team said, despite Trump's repeated comments on social media that he's the target of a "witch hunt". When Wallace pointed out that Sekulow had just admitted the President was under investigation, Sekulow reiterated that he had not been notified...

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  • Europe's damning verdict: Britain threw in the towel in Brexit talks
Europe's damning verdict: Britain threw in the towel in Brexit talks

Lawmakers in British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative party believe they can stop Britain leaving the European Union without a deal if such a situation should arise, news media reported on Tuesday. However, the British press doesn't share the same opinion and rushed to accuse the Brexit team of surrendering to Brussel's demands fro...

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  • Finsbury Park terror attack: Victim Makram Ali died of 'multiple injuries'
Finsbury Park terror attack: Victim Makram Ali died of 'multiple injuries'

Charles added that he was "deeply impressed" by the imam who shielded the suspect until police arrived, praising his "remarkable actions on that awful occasion". Bishop Howarth said: "After a weekend which saw thousands coming to The Great Get Together events celebrating what different communities have in common, the news of the terrorist attack ...

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  • Obama blasts Senate health plan for its
Obama blasts Senate health plan for its "fundamental meanness"

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell hopes to push it through his chamber next week but solid Democratic opposition - and complaints from at least six Republicans - have left its fate unclear. For the next two years, the Senate would also provide money that insurers use to help lower out-of-pocket costs for millions of lower income people.

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  • Ghana: Decision on Guantanamo detainees 'unconstitutional'
Ghana: Decision on Guantanamo detainees 'unconstitutional'

The Court in a 6-1 majority, with Justice William Atuguba, as the only dissenting judge, said the NDC government breached the constitution which requires that all global agreements be brought before it for ratification. But he disagrees, saying, "all treaties, AGREEMENTS and conventions" entered into/executed by the President (ostensibly on Ghana's...

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  • Al Jazeera: Kuwait hands Qatar a list of demands from boycotting countries
Al Jazeera: Kuwait hands Qatar a list of demands from boycotting countries

The US interest, according to State Department officials, is primarily to just get this resolved one way or another, as they've expressed annoyance at the situation having seemingly stagnated with both sides refusing to budge, and US officials are expressing concern that the blockade may ultimately start inconveniencing some of America's many regi...

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  • Facebook Has a New Program in the UK to Combat Extremists
Facebook Has a New Program in the UK to Combat Extremists

Technology companies were criticised in the wake of the recent London Bridge terror attack, when Theresa May claimed social media sites provided terrorists with "safe places" online. "We know we have more to do - but through our platform, our partners and our community we will continue to learn to keep violence and extremism off Facebook", she sa...

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  • Rita Ora on London fire, paying for her tour and 'Boy Band'
Rita Ora on London fire, paying for her tour and 'Boy Band'

As the song was debuted across BBC radio channels, fans shared their thoughts... But even people who wouldn't normally listen to rap were moved by his words. "Please donate what you can", while Tomlinson posted: "Please give all you can to help!" Besides buying the single, Cowell called for donating at artistsforgrenfell.com to support those af...

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  • Casey, Toomey, Wolf react to Senate Republican health plan
Casey, Toomey, Wolf react to Senate Republican health plan

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said the House bill would cause 23 million people to lose coverage by 2026. Senator majority leader Mitch McConnell is trailed by reporters as he walks to the Senate floor of the US Capitol after unveiling a draft Bill on healthcare.

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  • Seth Meyers Rubs Trump's Nose in His Excremental Approval Rating
Seth Meyers Rubs Trump's Nose in His Excremental Approval Rating

President Trump has hit another new personal low in another approval poll - this one showing that only 36% of Americans support his performance so far. "Trump should still be in his honeymoon period among Republicans", Bump observes. Trump's handling of the investigation has lowered some Americans' opinion of him - 35 percent, compared with 60 ...

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  • German teen suspected of shooting toy gun at Thai king
German teen suspected of shooting toy gun at Thai king

Although no one was hurt, the king's bodyguards alerted the local police. The 14-year-old, along with a 13-year-old (who cannot be questioned because of his age), are suspected of shooting from the garden or the window of a house against a group of cyclists attended by the King who regularly visits Bavaria.

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  • United Kingdom offer to European Union citizens 'very fair', 'very serious': May
United Kingdom offer to European Union citizens 'very fair', 'very serious': May

The EU citizens , under the special category of "settled status", would get the same rights to work, pensions, NHS care and other public services as British citizens, which they will maintain for life. While there was a cautious welcome from Merkel, others were less forthcoming. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said that as an Anglophile, "I hate...

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  • McConnell faces hunt for GOP votes for Senate health bill
McConnell faces hunt for GOP votes for Senate health bill

At the same time , I was careful to say again and again that while the Affordable Care Act represented a significant step forward for America, it was not flawless, nor could it be the end of our efforts - and that if Republicans could put together a plan that is demonstrably better than the improvements we made to our health care system, that co...

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  • New Zealand vs Portugal: how and where to watch
New Zealand vs Portugal: how and where to watch

Ronaldo was left unmarked at the back post, where he rose to head Raphael Guerreiro's cross past Russian Federation keeper Igor Akinfeev in the 8th minute. Osario said the match turned when Porto midfielder Hector Herrera came on for the second half and Mexico's attacks started to flow. "I thought it was weird really , it was like we had ...

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  • Darjeeling unrest: Will march with bodies of protesters killed, says GJM
Darjeeling unrest: Will march with bodies of protesters killed, says GJM

Banerjee, who chaired a high level meet at the state secretariat in Nabanna that was participated by various development boards of the hills, asserted her resolve to restore peace in the hills. The officials claimed that almost 36 of the security personnel were injured while trying to contain the violence, and denied that they opened fire at the ...

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  • Remnants of tropical storm bring tornadoes, flooding to US Gulf Coast
Remnants of tropical storm bring tornadoes, flooding to US Gulf Coast

Cindy was a tropical storm when it made landfall before dawn just south of Lake Charles, Louisiana, the National Hurricane Center said. The storm could cause a surge of up to three feet (1 meter) in isolated areas and possibly spawn tornados from southern Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle, the NHC said.

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  • Four GOP senators to oppose current Republican health care bill
Four GOP senators to oppose current Republican health care bill

Today Democrats copied Trump's language to attack the new legislation. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite). Many of McConnell's colleagues, however, are confident that if anyone can find 50 votes, it's their majority leader - a political tactician who knows Senate procedure inside and out.

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