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Matt Hancock says he will stand for Tory leadership

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Now that Theresa May has announced her resignation as Prime Minister, many people are asking if there will be a General Election. A tearful Theresa May announces her plans to resign. She will remain as Premier until her successor is chosen. Bookmakers have the West Suffolk MP at 50/1 for the top job. The Prime Minister's June departure, which had been widely anticipated, sparks a leadership race in her party, with Boris Johnson the front-runner. Read More »

The Next Call Of Duty Is Called Modern Warfare (Yep, Really)

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Someone said what sounded an terrible lot like " Modern Warfare 4 " in a video clip of an April preview event, and Robert "fourzerotwo" Bowling, formerly the high-profile community manager and creative strategist at Infinity Ward , posted some rather on-the-nose tweets earlier this month . Read More »

North Korea calls Biden "fool of low IQ" over Kim criticism

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The back-and-forth comes after Biden, while out on the campaign trail, recently criticized North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . Stopping short of an ultimatum or direct statement on future bilateral negotiations, Kim said that "everything depends on the United States " and his country will "carefully watch" Washington's next moves. Read More »

Putin put Trump at disadvantage, Tillerson reportedly tells House panel

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Rex Tillerson left the State Department in March 2018, following an announcement of his dismissal made by USA president Donald Trump on Twitter . "I don't think Putin would agree", Trump tweeted. "Look how the U.S.is doing!" Engel, along with ranking member Rep. Mike McCaul, R-Texas, met with Tillerson for an hour on Tuesday before Tillerson spent six hours fielding questions from the committee attorneys. Read More »

Missing Hiker Found Alive and Uninjured After 16 Days in Hawaii Forest

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Amanda Eller, a 35-year-old yoga teacher and physical therapist, was found by a search helicopter on the bed of a stream at around 5 p.m. on Friday. About 60 people were searching the area after Eller's disappearance, NBC reported . Eller's SUV was found Thursday, not long after she'd been reported missing, at the base of the Kahakapao Trail. Read More »

Bolton says N Korea missile tests violated United Nations resolutions

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Earlier this month, Kim oversaw the first flight of a previously untested weapon - a relatively small, fast missile experts believe will be easier to hide, launch and manoeuvre in flight. Washington says the talks broke down because North Korea demanded sanctions relief in exchange for partially surrendering its nuclear capabilities. Read More »

Facebook deletes 2.2 billion fake accounts

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The social media company announced that it has removed more than three billion fake accounts since last October. Facebook's AI algorithms work well for some issues, such as graphic and violent content . Facebook took down four million posts considered hate speech in the first quarter of this year and continues to invest in technology to better detect such material in various languages and regions, according to Rosen. Read More »

Britain ordered by UN to return control of Chagos Islands to Mauritius

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There were just five votes against - including the UK, the United States and Hungary. 116 countries voted in favour of the motion, six voted against and 56 others abstained . United States planes have been sent from the base to bomb Afghanistan and Iraq . The US military base on Diego Garcia, the largest island, was of major strategic importance during the Cold War. Read More »

U.S. arrests banker for Trump administration job bribe

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The bank said it is "not a party to the federal criminal case" and described Calk as its "former chairman". Manafort isn't named in court papers, but the description of the high-ranking campaign official matches him. They say he wanted a senior administration post in return. Calk served as one of several economic advisers to Trump during the 2016 election campaign. Read More »

Militants in Syria launch attack, have toxic agents - Russian Federation claims

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The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said ground clashes have subsided but government warplanes carried out more than 60 raids on various parts of southern Idlib, part of the rebel stronghold that spans the province and nearby Hama. The UOSSM said 229 civilians had been killed in that period. "The Assad regime must not repeat the use of chemical weapons in Syria", Commander Sean Robertson, a Pentagon spokesman, said in a statement . Read More »

What lies ahead for UK after May's resignation

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Conservative leadership contenders have clashed over Brexit as the race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May in No 10 begins. Theresa May says she'll quit as UK Conservative leader on June 7, sparking contest for Britain's next prime minister. Read More »

Ambulance called after Rep. Jerrold Nadler appears to swoon

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As House Judiciary Committee chair, the New York Democrat has experienced an increased presence in the political media world as Nadler has presented an aggressive position in furthering the investigation into President Donald Trump . The incident comes as Nadler continues to demand Attorney General William Barr appear before his committee over Robert Mueller's Russian Federation report. Read More »

Deputies: Lawmaker Punched Wife For Not Undressing Quickly Enough For Sex

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A south MS lawmaker punched his wife in the face after she didn't undress quickly enough when the lawmaker wanted to have sex, according to a police report in the case. According to the arrest report, his wife told deputies that he was drunk and "snapped". Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn , R, made a similar statement Tuesday, requesting that McLeod vacate the position "if in fact, these allegations are true", the Herald reported . Read More »

Surat: Fire in a coaching centre, at least fifteen dead

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Locals were seen helping in the rescue operation to save stranded students as well as other occupants of the four-storey building. Surat Police Commissioner Satish Kumar Mishra confirmed the death toll and speaking to the media earlier in the day said that more than 50 students were present inside the building at the time of the incident and 20 students have been safely evacuated. Read More »

See the widespread damage from high above Jefferson City. Mo

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David Williams . Hospitals reported treating injuries such as cuts and bruises. As a leading Jefferson City business, we want to step forward and help our neighbors. The windows broke, and he dove behind the washers and dryers. Golden City launched search and rescue missions after a possible tornado. Another natural disaster could be imminent in Jefferson City. Read More »

Saudi Arabia downs explosive-laden drone from Yemen: coalition

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Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), who had been blocking that sale, said in a statement Friday that in making the move, Trump "failed once again to prioritize our long term national security interests or stand up for human rights, and instead is granting favors to authoritarian countries like Saudi Arabia". Read More »

Trump says he will send 1,500 troops to Middle East

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At a Pentagon news briefing on Friday, officials said the U.S. plans to send 900 more forces, including engineers and a fighter aircraft squadron, to the Middle East to bolster United States defence and extend the deployment of some 600 personnel manning Patriot missiles. Read More »

Several people injured in suspected package bomb blast in France

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The victims sustained leg injuries that weren't life-threatening, Amerouche told The Associated Press. Macron confirmed that there had been no fatalities and sent "a thought for the injured and their families". France has been on high alert following a wave of deadly jihadist terror attacks since 2015 which have killed more than 250 people. The perimeter of the explosion has been secured by police, while ambulances and firefighters have arrived at the scene. Read More »

Nicola Sturgeon issues statement after Theresa May resignation

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Britain's opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday Theresa May was right to resign as prime minister and whoever replaced her as leader of the Conservative Party must call an election. This morning Mrs May made a statement outside 10 Downing Street announcing that she would step down from the role on 7 June . With the deadlock in London, the world's fifth-largest economy faces an array of options including an exit with a deal to smooth the transition, a no-deal exit, an ... Read More »

Refusal to turn over Trump tax returns sets up legal battle

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Although Steven Mnuchin , the current Secretary of the Department of Treasury, has stated that there is no legal basis for President Trump being required to hand them over to Congress or release them publicly, a legal memo uncovered earlier today, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, says otherwise. Read More »

Trump gives Barr power to declassify intelligence related to Russian Federation probe

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Late Thursday evening, President Trump granted Attorney General Bill Barr the authority to declassify information relevant to the investigation into how spying on the Trump campaign started in 2016. "The coverup has entered a new and risky phase", Schiff said in a statement released late Thursday. He was likely alluding to intelligence agencies surveilling Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page , who was the subject of several FISA warrants. Read More »

Aylesbury born MP resigns from cabinet over Brexit

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Local reporters said there were rumours that cabinet ministers were starting a move against her. "We will update the house on the publication of the Withdrawal bill on our return from the Whitsun recess", he told MPs. Mrs Leadsom said the Prime Minister's future was "a matter for her". "But I do now urge you to make the right decisions in the interests of the country, this government and our party". Read More »

Trump, Pelosi trade insults as their feud heats up

Bizarrely, she added, "I pray for the president of the United States, and I pray for the United States of America". Trump called on a number of aides in the Roosevelt Room to assert that he had remained calm and had not thrown a temper tantrum as Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer implied. Read More »

Turkey preparing for possible US sanctions over S-400s -minister

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As of Tuesday, U.S. officials remained optimistic that Turkey might reconsider and buy Patriots instead of S-400s. If Turkey fails to pull out of its agreement with Russian Federation and does not purchase the US-made Patriot missile defence system by the end of the first week of June, it will face negative consequences, NBC News reported on Tuesday, citing multiple sources familiar with the situation. Read More »

Palestinians confirm will not attend US-led meeting in Bahrain

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Since Trump's controversial announcement to move the American embassy to Jerusalem, the Palestinian leadership in Ramallah has rejected any mediating role by the U.S.in the Middle East peace process. Palestinian Authority Minister Ahmed Majdalani told Reuters that the P.A. would not be sending a representative, but some reports indicate that private Palestinian representatives will attend. Read More »

President Donald Trump will stop in Ireland next month

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A considerable amount of planning has already been undertaken by both U.S. and Irish officials and the airport is now seen as the preferred location for a private meeting between the two leaders. The Trumps will then return to Ireland and head back to the USA from Shannon, which is about forty miles from Doonbeg. The airport has already been inspected by Secret Service and Garda officers and has been deemed suitable from a security standpoint. Read More »

BJP set to sweep in Karnataka, coalition bigwigs trail

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Vote count in the 28 parliamentary seats, which started at 8am, is under way in all the 28 counting centers across the state. BJP candidate Pratima Bhoumik was leading against Congress' Subal Bhowmik by around 132,000 votes in the Tripura West sear. Read More »

Zakir Musa, Kashmir's Most Wanted Terrorist, Killed In Encounter

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After Burhan Wani's death, Zakir Musa threatened to behead Kashmiri separatist leaders of the Hurriyat Conference for calling Kashmir a political dispute instead of a religious struggle to establish an Islamic state. A police officer said that the cordon was laid following inputs about the presence of militants in the village. The slain militant, the son of Rasheed Bhat, a government employee in Kashmir, had been pursuing a degree in civil engineering from a college in Chandigarh ... Read More »