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There will be one week of negotiations every month, with a pause in between for technical work and consultations. Top negotiators Barnier and Davis have declared the talks have gotten off to a "promising start". "If you ask me are we going to make concessions, I must tell you that it is the United Kingdom that is leaving the EU, the single market, the customs union and not the other way around", the former European commissioner and French foreign minister told a joint press conference with ...
  • London fire: Refrigerator short circuit cause of 79 deaths

    London fire: Refrigerator short circuit cause of 79 deaths

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    The move comes as residents of thousands of tower blocks around Britain expressed concern about safety after commonly used building materials were blamed for rapidly spreading the blaze at Grenfell Tower. The Government has annouced a team of experts will examine the Hotpoint fridge freezer, model FF175BP, which police today confirmed caused the fire.
  • Queen's speech does not mention Trump's United Kingdom visit

    Queen's speech does not mention Trump's United Kingdom visit

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    Parliament then votes on the agendas laid out in the speech. May's authority is badly damaged as Britain begins negotiations on leaving the European Union. The Queen delivered the speech in a toned-down ceremony that dispensed with a horse-drawn procession to parliament, and she swapped her crown for a blue hat.
  • Turkish police use tear gas to prevent LGBT pride march in Istanbul

    Turkish police use tear gas to prevent LGBT pride march in Istanbul

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    The organizing committee for LGBTI pride week reacted to the decision of the Istanbul Governor's Office, saying banning the march contravenes worldwide conventions, Turkish law and the constitution. Turkey's LGBTI community is now braced for another confrontation with police today following the latest ban. Last week, the ultra-nationalist Alperen Hearths group threatened to prevent the parade if the authorities didn't stop it.
  • Murray, Wawrinka, Raonic shocked at Aegon Championships

    Murray, Wawrinka, Raonic shocked at Aegon Championships

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    Jordan Thompson was responsible for the tremors that rocked the Queen's Club and Andy Murray was the man left shaken. And Thompson wiped the floor with
Murray 7-6, 6-2. Feliciano Lopez of Spain celebrates winning the first set against Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland during day two of the Queen's Club tennis tournament in London , Tuesday, June 20, 2017.
  • A tragic study of North Korea's hate

    A tragic study of North Korea's hate

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    North Korea accepted repeated requests from the present USA administration, the spokesman said, and repatriated the student on humanitarian grounds "in consideration of his bad health". North Korea said he had contracted botulism and that it was releasing him on "humanitarian grounds". Warmbier was accused of trying to steal a propaganda banner while visiting North Korea in 2015 and was later convicted of subversion.
  • United States shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border

    United States shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border

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    It was an Iranian-made Shahed 129 and was thought to be armed and in firing range of U.S. troops. A USA warplane shot down an Iranian-made drone operated by pro-regime forces in Syria early Tuesday, officials said, prompting growing global concern over rising tensions between the two sides.
  • Gorkha Janamukti Morcha observes 'Black Sunday', no fresh clashes reported

    Gorkha Janamukti Morcha observes 'Black Sunday', no fresh clashes reported

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    Also, she claimed an Indian Reserve Battalion Assistant Commandant Kiran Tamang had succumbed to his injuries but soon retraced her statements saying "he is grievously hurt and is fighting for his life". The incident, in which several people were injured , prompted the administration to deploy Army in the area. Cops realised around 11.15am that they were heavily outnumbered and fled even as GJM supporters torched police vehicles.
  • House intel panel will interview John Podesta next week

    House intel panel will interview John Podesta next week

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    The House Intelligence Committee will hear his testimony as they continue their investigation into the alleged Russian collusion with the Trump campaign before the election. Friday is also the committee's deadline for former FBI Director James Comey to turn over his files documenting his interactions with the president, including Trump's alleged request for Comey's to let "go" of his investigation into ousted White House national security adviser Michael Flynn.
  • PD Editorial: Senate's unseemly rush to vote on health bill

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    The draft bill was unveiled on Thursday by Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell as the upper chamber's response to the American Health Care Act , the Obamacare repeal legislation passed by the House in May. On Friday, Heller also came out and said he will vote "no" on the bill as it now stands. He added that Nevada "is one of the most improved states in the country" in expanding coverage.
  • SIT to probe J&K cop lynching case, 3 more arrested

    SIT to probe J&K cop lynching case, 3 more arrested

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    He had been outside the mosque for some time and many locals who regularly visited the shrine knew him. The condition of the three injured youths is said to be stable. Mob violence is outside the parameters of our values and religion. "The media is reporting falsely that when the incident happened, I was present inside the mosque".
  • N. Carolina teen missing over a year found alive in Georgia

    N. Carolina teen missing over a year found alive in Georgia

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    The FBI announced Sunday that Atlanta agents and detectives with the Gwinnett County Police Department located 17-year-old Hailey Burns in the Atlanta, Georgia area overnight. According to court records , Wysolovski has been charged with four felonies, including aggravated sodomy, false imprisonment, custodial interference and a first-degree offense of cruelty to children.