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He said the DA was working hard to reconcile South African both black and white . Zille has 1.14 million twitter followers, more than three times the number that the official party twitter handle has. Zille soon found herself facing backlash from within the DA itself, with leader, Mmusi Maimane , speaking out explicitly against Zille. "Helen has agreed that it is in the best interests of the party for her to vacate her position on all decision-making structures of the party, including ...
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    Meanwhile, Democratic lawmakers and other critics say Comey's clams that Trump leaned on him to somehow drop the Russian Federation investigation could amount to an obstruction of justice . After dodging the question the first time , Trump was pressed again, saying he wasn't hinting at the presence of recordings. House Intelligence Chair Rep.
  • Sessions says he will discuss Comey with US Senate panel

    Sessions says he will discuss Comey with US Senate panel

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    Sessions recused himself in March from a federal investigation into contacts between Russia and the campaign of President Trump after acknowledging he had met twice a year ago with the Russian ambassador to the United States. Sessions had been scheduled to testify before other committees about the Justice Department's budget that day, but he will instead appear before the intelligence panel.
  • Putin critic Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days

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    The White House has condemned the arrests of protesters at anti-corruption rallies in Russian Federation. Protesters in Moscow were given permission to rally on Sakharov Prospect, a main street in the city. He said interference had prevented contractors from building a stage at the agreed venue. Reuters witnesses saw a police vehicle leaving Mr Navalny's apartment compound at high speed, followed a few minutes later by a minibus carrying around 10 policemen.
  • DUP and Sinn Fein at loggerheads over Westminster power deal

    DUP and Sinn Fein at loggerheads over Westminster power deal

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    Writing in the Sun newspaper on Monday, Johnson said: "To those that say the PM should step down, or that we need another election or even - God help us - a second referendum, I say come off it. May has promised to start the formal Brexit talks next week but opponents of a sharp break with the European Union took her woes as a chance to push back against her strategy.
  • Sessions to testify as Republicans prod Trump on tapes

    Sessions to testify as Republicans prod Trump on tapes

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    During his nomination hearing in January, the former senator told the Senate Judiciary Committee that he had no contacts with Russian officials as part of the Trump campaign. He doesn't expect to learn much, though he says he understands the liberal "slavering and mouths watering over the prospect" of a Trump impeachment. If it comes down to the Justice Department having to choose who to believe, special counsel Robert Mueller or the president, who will Sessions choose? "More than 20 ...
  • Jelena Ostapenko shows no fear ahead of meeting Simona Halep in final

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    SIMONA Halep has propelled Darren Cahill to the cusp of another extraordinary coaching milestone by overcoming world No 3 Karolina Pliskova to reach the French Open final. The 20-year-old Ostapenko will face the 25-year-old veteran Halep in the finals. - Dabrowski contesting in her maiden grand slam final became the first Canadian woman to win the mixed title at Roland Garros .
  • At least 48 dead in rain-triggered landslides in Bangladesh

    At least 48 dead in rain-triggered landslides in Bangladesh

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    Chunks of mud buried many thatched homes after rains started early Monday across the South Asian country due to a tropical depression. In 2007, about 130 people were killed by a landslide in Chittagong. Monsoon rains in Bangladesh's southern hill districts frequently trigger deadly landslides. Heavy monsoon rains also pounded the capital Dhaka and Chittagong subsequently leading to snarl-ups.
  • Kiki dumped, Bacsinszky meets Ostapenko in semis

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    Jelena Ostapenko and Timea Bacsinszky both celebrate their birthdays on Thursday when they clash in the semi-finals. Ostapenko is the first teenager to reach the Roland Garros semi-finals since Serbia's Ana Ivanovic and the first to book a place in a Grand Slam semi-final since American Madison Keys at the 2015 US Open.
  • Paul Nuttall resigns as Ukip leader after vote share collapses below 2%

    Paul Nuttall resigns as Ukip leader after vote share collapses below 2%

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    Other parties outside of the major players also lost votes. Part of the reason has undoubtedly been that, having achieved its stated goal, Ukip has struggled to find a new reason for its existence. "We could end up in a situation where there is a backsliding on Brexit", he said. To say his first few months in the role have been hard will be something of an understatement.
  • Oman welcomes Gulf's step on intermarried families in Qatar crisis

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    He said Pakistan should approach the Gulf countries with the request to show restraint and resolve their differences through negotiations. Qatar's foreign ministry called the accusations "baseless" and said they were part of a plan to "impose guardianship on the state, which in itself is a violation of sovereignty".