• Brexit rebels tell Theresa May - Your EU divorce deal is dead
Brexit rebels tell Theresa May - Your EU divorce deal is dead

He said: "I think if the House of Commons does not approve the WAB, then the Barnier deal is dead in that form and I think the House will have to then address a much more fundamental question between whether it will pursue. The ongoing Brexit shambles has already brought about enormous damage, which would only be exacerbated if we actually leave th...

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  • Trump order clears way for barring Huawei from USA telecommunications networks
Trump order clears way for barring Huawei from USA telecommunications networks

The issue has taken on new urgency as US wireless carriers look for partners as they rollout 5G networks. David Wang, Huawei's executive director, said on Wednesday that new USA restrictions on market access will have little impact on the tech giant's business prospects.

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  • U.S. sends naval strike group as tensions rise with Iran
U.S. sends naval strike group as tensions rise with Iran

Rouhani's comments came as the commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said in a parliamentary session on Sunday that the U.S. has started a psychological war in the region, according to a parliamentary spokesperson. "We've seen this reporting", Pompeo said. The United States also imposed new sanctions on Iranian metals, including iron, ...

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  • Trump Says He’s ‘Proud’ of Barr for Investigating Mueller Probe’s Origin
Trump Says He’s ‘Proud’ of Barr for Investigating Mueller Probe’s Origin

Durham's new assignment comes just weeks after the US Justice Department's release in mid-April of the redacted version of the long-awaited report summarizing the outcome of the investigation into allegations of Trump-Russia collusion and Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 US election.

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  • SCHIFF SHOCK: US Won't 'Survive Another Four Years' of Trump
SCHIFF SHOCK: US Won't 'Survive Another Four Years' of Trump

White House Counsel Pat Cipollone said in a letter to the Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, that McGahn's record remains legally protected from disclosure. The White House on Sunday decried Democratic-led congressional investigations, saying Democrats are refusing to abide by "rules and norms" that govern oversight authority as they issue subpoen...

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  • Saudi Arabia says its oil pipeline was attacked by drones
Saudi Arabia says its oil pipeline was attacked by drones

Energy Ministry Khalid al-Falih said Saudi Arabia views the attacks as a "cowardly act of terror aimed at destruction". He said "the attack didn't lead to any casualties or oil spill", though he acknowledge it affected "the security of oil supplies to consumers all over the world".

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  • Sweden to reopen preliminary investigation into Julian Assange rape allegation
Sweden to reopen preliminary investigation into Julian Assange rape allegation

Assange committed rape ", Swedish prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson said at a Monday press conference. Persson said she hoped Assange could be questioned again in the case. A USA indictment charges him with "conspiracy" for working with former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to crack a password stored on Department of Defence ...

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  • Burkina Faso church attack: Priest among six killed
Burkina Faso church attack: Priest among six killed

Around 4.3 million people have been driven from their homes in the worsening violence that has engulfed the entire Sahel region, including one million over the past year, according to United Nations humanitarian officials. In February, a Spanish priest, Father Cesar Fernandez, was killed in a raid attributed to jihadists in Nohao in the centre of t...

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  • 'Hostages freed' by French in Burkina Faso
'Hostages freed' by French in Burkina Faso

A fourth freed hostage, an American national, is expected to be repatriated separately. A South Korean woman, who was rescued by the French military after almost a month of captivity in the western African country of Burkina Faso , remains in good health, Seoul's foreign ministry said Sunday.

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  • Britain warns of Iran-U.S. conflict, EU to meet Pompeo
Britain warns of Iran-U.S. conflict, EU to meet Pompeo

Because if Iran becomes a nuclear power, its neighbours are likely to want to become nuclear powers. "We are very anxious about the risk of a conflict happening by accident , with an escalation that is unintended really on either side but ends with some kind of conflict", British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt told reporters in Brussels .

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  • U.S. Senate intelligence panel subpoenas Trump's son
U.S. Senate intelligence panel subpoenas Trump's son

Trump Jr has been a focus of several probes, including Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller's investigation, over his involvement in a June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower with a Russian lawyer who allegedly had promised political dirt about then Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

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  • China holds appeal hearing for Canadian sentenced to death
China holds appeal hearing for Canadian sentenced to death

Prosecutors, meanwhile, indicated that they wanted to fast-track the case. Shortly after Meng's arrest, Trump said he might consider interceding in the case if that helped him reach a trade deal with China. Court also heard that Meng must sell the home she has been living in "for personal reasons". Her lawyers filed a civil claim against Canada's...

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  • Venezuela's Guaido Accuses Maduro's Govt Of 'Dismantling' Legislature
Venezuela's Guaido Accuses Maduro's Govt Of 'Dismantling' Legislature

The U.S.is warning the Venezuelan government of "consequences" after intelligence agents last night whisked away Edgar Zambrano, opposition leader Juan Guaidó's right-hand man in the National Assembly. Edgar Zambrano, vice presidente of the Venezuelan National Assembly. On Wednesday, the court accused three others of the same crimes. In January...

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  • SKorean military: NKorea's latest launches were missiles
SKorean military: NKorea's latest launches were missiles

In Monday's telephone talks, the two leaders coordinated responses to North Korea's launching on Saturday of several short-range projectiles from around Wonsan, a city on North Korea's east coast. North Korea has effectively pulled back from engagement with Washington since the summit, which fell apart without any agreement on dismantling Pyong...

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  • Top US diplomat makes secret Iraq trip amid Iran tensions
Top US diplomat makes secret Iraq trip amid Iran tensions

Mrs May reportedly gave the green light to the company bidding for work on "non-core" aspects of the hi-tech 5G network at the NSC meeting, overruling concerns from ministers including Gavin Williamson, who was later sacked as defence secretary over suspicions that he had leaked details of discussions.

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  • Rand on a roll as ANC takes pole position in SA election
Rand on a roll as ANC takes pole position in SA election

At the last election in 2014, the ANC won 62 percent of votes, the DA 22 percent and the EFF 6 percent. Ramaphosa took over from scandal-tainted Jacob Zuma, under whose leadership the ANC saw the most significant drop in support since 1994.

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  • Sen. Burr Takes GOP Fire Over Trump Jr Subpoena
Sen. Burr Takes GOP Fire Over Trump Jr Subpoena

Special Counsel Robert Mueller, whose findings were released in part last month. Hours earlier, Trump made clear he would assert his executive privilege to keep Mueller's full report under wraps. What's more, while McConnell did speak somewhat kindly of Burr, this was not a full-throated defense of the Senate Intelligence Committee chairman.

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  • United States seizes North Korean cargo ship for violating sanctions
United States seizes North Korean cargo ship for violating sanctions

The Justice Department uses civil forfeiture actions when it seeks to confiscate properties belonging to illicit traders like drug traffickers. In March, the US published new guidelines for the maritime sector based on updated intelligence on tactics being used by North Korea to evade sanctions , which includes turning off vessel location tran...

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  • Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Reveal Baby Sussex's Name
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Reveal Baby Sussex's Name

The royal family announced on Monday that the Duchess gave birth to a baby boy at 5:26 a.m. BST (00:26 a.m. EST). The palace said in a statement: "Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Sussex was safely delivered of a son at 0526hrs".

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  • Shooters kill one, wound others in latest U.S. school shooting
Shooters kill one, wound others in latest U.S. school shooting

A Telemundo correspondent reported that the family said Castillo "died a hero, confronting the gunmen". Denver Nuggets head coach Mike Malone on Tuesday discussed the traumatic shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch in suburban Denver that left one student dead and several injured earlier that day.

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  • Iran announces partial withdrawal from nuclear deal
Iran announces partial withdrawal from nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted: "After a year of patience, Iran stops measures that the US has made impossible to continue". "Iran has taken minimum retaliatory measures against USA maximum pressure", said Ali Vaez, the Iran director at the International Crisis Group, a think tank.

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  • Theresa May resignation date deadline 4pm TODAY as MPs demand roadmap
Theresa May resignation date deadline 4pm TODAY as MPs demand roadmap

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May has not managed to get a Brexit deal across the line. Sir Graham went on to reveal the Government hope to put the Brexit withdrawal deal to a vote in Commons before the European Parliament elections on May 23, according to The Sun.

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  • Nancy Pelosi: 'Trump is goading us to impeach him'
Nancy Pelosi: 'Trump is goading us to impeach him'

Throwing down another challenge to Trump, the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted to recommend that the full House cite Barr, the top United States law enforcement official and a Trump appointee, for contempt of Congress after he defied its subpoena for the complete report and underlying evidence.

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  • Palestinians claim ceasefire reached with Israel
Palestinians claim ceasefire reached with Israel

Its leaders are terrorists who have attacked Israelis and Egyptians. Egypt and the United Nations, who have served as brokers in the past, had been trying to mediate a truce. In Gaza , 23 people were killed in the fighting, including militants and civilians. On Monday morning, the Israeli army said that schools in Israel could operate as norma...

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  • Boeing admits knowing of 737 Max problem
Boeing admits knowing of 737 Max problem

A shoe rests amidst other debris just outside the crater where Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 crashed on March 10, 2019. Airlines around the world grounded their 737 Max planes in March this year after the Ethiopian Airlines disaster, in which 157 people died.

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