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Figures from the Office for National Statistics ( ONS ) show real wages fell by 0.6% year-on-year in the three months to April. Consumers also saw decorating costs creep higher, thanks to higher prices for lounge furniture and textiles, which helped push household goods and furniture up 1.2% overall.
  • Otto Warmbier's father condemns North Korea as 'terroristic' nation

    Otto Warmbier's father condemns North Korea as 'terroristic' nation

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    Warmbier's release coincided with basketball star Dennis Rodman's latest visit to North Korea, though Michael Anton, a USA national security spokesman, told CNN there is no connection between the two. "My objective is to go over there and try to see if I can keep bringing sports to North Korea". They plan to hold a news conference Thursday morning in their home state of Ohio.
  • Turkey: Isolation of Qatar Inhumane, Not Islamic

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    The sale came just days after Trump appeared to have sided with Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and United Arab Emirates and others against Qatar . " Qatar has been an impartial diplomatic mediator in resolving crises and disputes between brotherly and friendly countries and will continue to be a major player in the global community", the ministry said in a statement.
  • Gunman behind Melbourne siege acquitted of previous terror plot

    Gunman behind Melbourne siege acquitted of previous terror plot

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    The woman was rescued, and another man was found dead in the lobby, the police said. Two police are in hospital, one treated at the scene, none of the injuries are life threatening and they are expected to make a full recovery. Police were called to the scene after emergency calls reported loud bangs or explosions, Victoria Police Deputy Commissioner Andrew Crisp said Monday, which were later confirmed to be a shotgun blast.
  • Tillerson: US committed to 'One China' policy, also Taiwan

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    Tillerson said he accepted the conclusions of the USA intelligence community about the interference, and said he has raised the issue directly with Russian officials. Some Republicans are trying to defend the administration, but probably not the way Trump would like. "The president raised it", Tillerson continued.
  • Adele visits London's Grenfell Tower after massive fire

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    But the smoke covered them and then the fire destroyed everything. More than £1 million has been raised to help those affected as fire tore through the 24-storey building while volunteers and charities helped feed and shelter people who could not return to their homes overnight.
  • Hot With Storms Possible Across NE Oklahoma

    Hot With Storms Possible Across NE Oklahoma

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    Scattered thunderstorms possible, especially in the afternoon and evening. We could continue to see showers and storms this evening, tapering off overnight. A weak front moves through Monday , and hopefully some drier air filters in behind that. South winds will return Tuesday along with increasing low level moisture and increasing heat index numbers.
  • Sessions Tells Senate Little, is Accused of Impeding Probe

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    Sessions was forced to recuse himself in March from the federal investigation into possible Russian interference in the USA election after media reports said that he twice met with Kislyak during the 2016 campaign and did not disclose that to the Senate during his confirmation hearing in January.
  • Manhunt launched after convicts overpower guards and escape prison bus

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    The reward has increased for information leading to the arrests of two escaped Georgia inmates accused of killing two prison guards. Georgia Department of Corrections spokeswoman Joan Heath could not provide additional details. Of the two, the tacky-tattooed Dubose will be easiest to find. Both escaped inmates were serving long sentences for armed robbery and other crimes.