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Efforts are under way in Stormont to restore powersharing before the June 29 deadline. May has confirmed five of her most senior ministers will remain in their pre-election roles. "Discussions will continue next week to work on the details and to reach agreement on arrangements for the new parliament". Mrs May apologised to Tory MPs on Monday, accepting personal responsibility for failing to win an outright victory and sacrificing the parliamentary majority she inherited from David Cameron ...
  • Second US appeals court keeps Donald Trump's travel ban blocked

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    The US - under President Trump - has already taken several other steps like asking for the social media profile and account along with past cell phone numbers, if necessary, for those applying for visas to the United States . It said reinstating it would plunge "the country back into the chaos and confusion that resulted when the first (executive order) was announced". The 9th Circuit did rule for the administration on one issue, however, according to the Times and the Post .
  • Sharp questions for Sessions in coming testimony

    Sharp questions for Sessions in coming testimony

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    During almost three hours of testimony Thursday, Comey indicated to members of the Senate Intelligence Committee that leaders at the Federal Bureau of Investigation were aware of questionable activities by Sessions. Comey told the panel that on Feb 14, the president had made private comments to Comey in the Oval Office that he interpreted as an improper order to drop a criminal investigation into Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser.
  • Arena rebuilds US confidence after Klinsmann

    Arena rebuilds US confidence after Klinsmann

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    Mexico , after barely qualifying for the 2014 World Cup , looks in top form this time around with a healthy and hungry roster. The U.S. generated seven corner kicks. "Chanting "puto" does not make you more Mexican", the statement read. American soccer does a better job of producing technical players than it used to, but for the foreseeable future at least its most effective route to being competitive globally will be through good old-fashioned effort and determination.
  • Sessions to testify in public intelligence hearing

    Sessions to testify in public intelligence hearing

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    The appearance before the Senate intelligence committee comes one week after former FBI Director Comey cryptically told lawmakers the bureau had expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he did from an investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 election.
  • A passenger tried to enter the cockpit on a Malaysia Airlines flight

    A passenger tried to enter the cockpit on a Malaysia Airlines flight

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    The "disruptive" passenger who forced Malaysia Airlines Flight MH128 to turn back to Melbourne was released from a psychiatric facility hours before he boarded the flight yesterday, Victoria police chief Grahan Ashton said. "He has been overpowered by passengers, however we'd like to land and have the device checked out". "Police on scene now". Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over the Ukraine in 2014 with the loss of all 283 passengers and 15 crew and Flight 370 with 238 ...
  • Hundreds reflect on anniversary of Pulse nightclub shooting

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    Nelson, and Florida's other US senator, Republican Marco Rubio, on Monday introduced a resolution honoring the memory of the 49 victims who died in the worst mass shooting in modern USA history. Some of the survivors addressed the crowd from a stage in front of the U.S. Capitol. "We have a moral obligation here on Earth to do our part to make sure their loss is never forgotten, and the change they wanted to see is the change that we insist happen in our time, in our lifetime, here in this ...
  • Philippines appears to reverse position on outside military help

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    The government had earlier said the unrest had left 20 civilians, 134 militants and 39 government troops dead. It "has not diminished our resolve a bit", Col. On Monday China said it supported the Philippines' "anti-terrorism" operations after the USA embassy confirmed it that United States special forces were assisting in the operations.
  • Injunction against Trump travel ban upheld by appeals court

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    The tweet is included as a footnote to a point in the ruling, which states, "In short, the Order does not provide a rationale explaining why permitting entry of nationals from the six designated countries under current protocols would be detrimental to the interests of the United States".
  • Not from Russian Federation with love: Putin, Macron talk tough

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    Versailles was chosen for the Macron-Putin meeting because an exhibition dedicated to Tsar Peter the Great is opening there. "I will be demanding in my exchanges with Russian Federation", he added. The Russian leader added that he and Macron had particularly agreed to establish a working group on fighting terrorism. France is in the coalition backing Sunni Arab and Kurdish rebels opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who has strong military help from Russian Federation and Iran.
  • Hawaii official: Ruling shows US system works

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    It said the Republican president's March 6 order violated existing immigration law. Hawaii-based U.S. District Judge Judge Derrick K. Watson issued the preliminary injunction after concluding that anti-Muslim sentiment motivated it. In May, the Fourth US Circuit Court of Appeals in richmond , Virginia, upheld a Maryland judge's ruling that also blocked parts of Trump's revised travel ban .
  • Six-day war: Israel protesters mark anniversary with demo against occupation

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    Palestinians refer to the occasion as "the Naksa", or "the Setback", as a result of Israel's expansion of its military occupation and the humiliating defeat of the Arab nations who had intervened. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to "preserve" and "strengthen" Israel's settlement enterprise during a Wednesday ceremony at the Israeli Knesset to mark the Gregorian calendar's 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War.