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News of Baghdadi's reported demise was met with widespread skepticism since similar reports have been proven false in the past, the Jerusalem Post reported. DailyMail.com has contacted the US Department of Defense for comment. US-backed Syrian fighters broke into the western part of the Islamic State group's stronghold Raqa on Saturday, they and a monitor said, opening up a second front inside the northern Syrian city.
  • Blasts rock besieged city as Philippines marks independence day

    Blasts rock besieged city as Philippines marks independence day

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    When asked about US support to fight the pro-Islamic State militants in Marawi City on the island of Mindanao, Duterte said he was " not aware of that until they arrived ". Military officials believe Hapilon is still in the town. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson conveyed independence greetings on behalf of President Donald Trump and the American people, saying the U.S.
  • Labour to cut immigration buy up to 30000 people a year

    Labour to cut immigration buy up to 30000 people a year

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    He said there's been a rapid uptake in low level courses in the past few years which indicates they're more about getting access to a work visa and residency than they are about learning. "In these sectors we're close to full employment... they just can't get the people to get the job done. To that end, we're going to introduce a kiwi build VISA to ensure we have the workforce needed to kick start Labour's housing program".
  • Sinn Fein leader says DUP-Tory deal will 'end in tears'

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    Mr Kenny told Mrs May a Conservative-DUP deal would "challenge" this commitment and raised concerns that there are no longer any Irish nationalist MPs in Westminster after the SDLP lost all three of its seats. "I look forward to meeting with him again tomorrow if his appointment is reaffirmed, but yes I think it's an important issue that you raise - the objectivity of both governments, and both governments working strictly in accordance with our legal responsibilities under the Belfast ...
  • ACLU against effort to allow Trump travel ban

    ACLU against effort to allow Trump travel ban

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    Constitution and the U.S. Congress, the latter being the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). That schedule, the government explains, would allow the two sides to file their briefs over the summer, so that the Supreme Court could hear oral argument in the case soon after the court's new term begins in October.
  • Sturgeon has 'lost the plot' over independence plans

    Sturgeon has 'lost the plot' over independence plans

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    But, in an earlier interview, Ms Sturgeon said she did not think Labour's leader was "credible as an alternative prime minister". The manifesto said an SNP win would "complete a triple lock" on a referendum. " Now is not the time because what we need to be doing now as we face this historical moment as we need to get the Brexit negotiations right, what we need to do is to be working together and not pulling apart".
  • Labour is ready for another election, Jeremy Corbyn says

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    This, in effect, will be a vote of confidence in Theresa May's government and the first test of any deal with the DUP. Downing St. said the Cabinet will discuss the agreement on Monday. Foster has yet to set out her demands but her party wants an end to prosecutions of British soldiers who fought in Northern Ireland and an easing of restrictions on parades.
  • Kosovo exit poll: ex-rebels first in election

    Kosovo exit poll: ex-rebels first in election

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    A coalition led Mustafa's Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) and the leftist opposition party Vetevendosje (VV) which wants to unite all Albanians in one state are vying for second place in the vote, according to opinion polls. Among the contenders is a coalition of three major parties run by former rebel commanders. According to CEC, 1.87 million people are eligible to vote in a procedure monitored by around 30,000 observers, of which around 500 are from global organizations, institutions ...
  • Theresa May To Stay As PM After Deal With Democratic Unionist Party

    Theresa May To Stay As PM After Deal With Democratic Unionist Party

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    May ended up with 12 fewer seats than when she called the election and will need the support of other parties to govern. The result was a personal humiliation for Mrs May who called the election three years before she had to to bolster her position in Parliament as she embarked on the negotiations on Britain's withdrawal from the EU.
  • Qatar begins shipping cargo through Oman to bypass Gulf rift

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    Qatar denies the allegations. Tensions in the Gulf region have seen countries such as Saudi Arabia boycott Qatari entities - and their measures could impact football fans who wish to wear Neymar and Lionel Messi replica shirts. Reuters however stated a Qatari diplomat said the crisis reflected a lack of U.S leadership. Trump on Friday accused Qatar of being a "high level" sponsor of terrorism in remarks made shortly after his secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, pushed Qatar's Arab ...
  • Trump accuses Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'

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    Chuck Schumer , responding to Trump's statement Friday that he would "100 percent" speak under oath about the Comey affair, said he would like the president to testify in public before the Senate . Comey was leading the FBI's investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. election when Trump fired him last month. Sessions has recused himself from a federal investigation into contacts between Russia and the Trump campaign after acknowledging that he had met twice a year ago with the ...