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This isn't just going to be a Tory Brexit , this is going to have to involve the whole country. The DUP leader is set to hold negotiations with the Prime Minister at Downing Street. David Davis , the cabinet member in charge of Brexit, said talks with the European Union may not start on Monday as planned because it would clash with the scheduled date of the Queen's Speech.
  • G7 holds climate change talks

    G7 holds climate change talks

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    The communique also reflected joint language agreed to be all seven countries on non-climate-related environmental issues, such as recycling, reducing litter in the world's oceans, and development. His aides stayed for the rest of the meeting. "It was very sad to see that the United States was relegated to a footnote on climate action", McKenna told reporters Monday, saying she told Pruitt the pact is not up for renegotiation and that he left the meeting after a couple of hours.
  • Angela Merkel Sounds As If She's Done With Trump And America

    Angela Merkel Sounds As If She's Done With Trump And America

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    With all President Donald Trump has on his plate this week - staff shakeups, the Russian Federation probes and Jared Kushner; health care, budget, debt ceiling and the Paris climate deal - Trump on Tuesday morning made a decision to escalate his attack on Germany over trade.
  • Malcolm Turnbull facing a backbench backlash on Alan Finkel's Clean Energy Target

    Malcolm Turnbull facing a backbench backlash on Alan Finkel's Clean Energy Target

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    Coalition MPs will hold their first discussion of the Chief Scientist's keenly anticipated recommendations when Parliament returns for the final fortnight before the long winter break. "For the short to medium-term the NEM (national electricity market) is likely to require higher levels of flexible, gas-fired generation to support (wind and solar)", the report said.
  • Theresa May apologises to own MPs for election 'mess'

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    Mrs May's weakened position in the House of Commons as a result of losing her majority has fuelled speculation the Tories would be forced to soften their stance on Brexit. The two leaders will later attend a soccer match between their two countries. "My preoccupation is that time is passing, it is passing quicker than anyone believes because the subjects we have to deal with are extraordinarily complex", Barnier told newspapers including the Financial Times .
  • Top Uber exec may step down as CEO faces uncertain future

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    The board met today for approximately seven hours to discuss a wide range of findings of an investigation law firm Covington and Burling conducted on the company's culture and vote on the recommendations. According to a representative of Uber's board of directors, it has "unanimously voted to adopt all the recommendations of the Holder Report". It is possible Mr Kalanick could be forced to take a leave of absence or have his role altered.
  • May seeks to rally party lawmakers behind her leadership

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    Asked about whether Britain could remain in the European Union single market, Mr Freeman said: "I think what we need to do is look at all the options as I think in the end this is going to come down to what sort of relationship with Europe do we want to have, and I think people have been anxious by the hard Brexit language which suggests we don't want to be active members".
  • Michael Gove: Brexit 'consensus' needed after general election

    Michael Gove: Brexit 'consensus' needed after general election

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    The Prime Minister had already announced that her five most senior ministers - including Chancellor Philip Hammond and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson - were carrying on in their current positions. Downing Street says it hopes to finalize the deal next week, after Parliament resumes sitting. May said she had appointed "a Cabinet that will get on with the job of government, which is about delivering successful Brexit negotiations".
  • Ex-NBA star Rodman heads to North Korea as private citizen

    Ex-NBA star Rodman heads to North Korea as private citizen

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    Rodman also visited North Korea in January 2014, just weeks after Kim made a stunningly violent move to strengthen his grip on power - executing his uncle and onetime No. -North Korea basketball game in honor of his buddy Kim's birthday. On the same trip, he suggested that an American missionary was at fault for his own imprisonment in North Korea, remarks for which he later apologized.
  • Sessions testifies about Russian Federation meetings in Senate hearing

    Sessions testifies about Russian Federation meetings in Senate hearing

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    Of special interest will be Comey's assertion that he told Sessions after the meeting that he never again wanted to be left alone with the president. Sessions will also be prepared to describe the process of filling out his SF-86 security clearance form in 2016 - specifically, the advice he received from Federal Bureau of Investigation personnel that he didn't need to include all of the meetings he had with foreign officials in his capacity as a sitting senator, the source said .