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The goal-line technology and the Video Assisted Referee, VAR, will be used during the Confederations Cup 2017 matches , according to FIFA's press service. Russian Federation coach Stanislav Cherchesov said he would welcome a duel with the five-time World Cup winners. "As much as 44,000 tickets have been sold for the opening match in St Petersburg with 24 hours remaining before the kick-off", Samoura added.
  • Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn face Question Time grilling

    Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn face Question Time grilling

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    He pointed to Corbyn's emphasis on class, an issue he said so many "wanted to ignore" as a reason for his confidence in Corbyn's transformation of Labour and United Kingdom politics. He unveiled a three-person team of negotiators and called the prime minister's approach "reckless". "I think he is doing quite well". Housing minister Gavin Barwell told the Daily Mail that Labour plans to reverse Conservative increases in the inheritance tax threshold would hit 1.2 million homes worth ...
  • Theresa May pledges £5M for Grenfell Tower victims

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    Police have warned some of the victims may never be identified because of the state of the remains. Officials on Friday increased the death toll from 17 to 30, with numerous missing still unaccounted for. More than 70 people are unaccounted for, according to media reports , although it was not known whether some of those were among the bodies recovered so far.
  • Lead surgeon: US congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot

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    Steve Scalise , R-La., who remains in critical condition. Both Republican and Democratic leaders at the game encouraged a sense of unity in the wake of the shooting during an otherwise politically rancorous time in Washington when the parties are sharply divided over healthcare legislation and investigations of the members of the Trump administration.
  • Wife of alleged Congressional shooter speaks

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    High-ranking Congressman Steve Scalise , R-Louisiana, was seriously injured and remains hospitalized. "I had no idea this was going to happen and I don't know what to say about it". Suzanne Hodgkinson said she thought her husband had traveled to Washington to focus on tax issues but had not known much of what he was doing. It was soon discovered Hodgkinson was a volunteer during Democrat Bernie Sanders' campaign.
  • Shot US Congressman Scalise undergoes surgery

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    Scott Applewhite, File). The other congress members present credit Mr Scalise's security guards - members of the Capitol Police - with saving their lives . "They saved a lot of lives", the president said. The president says that because of the "tremendous pain and suffering he's now enduring. our country will perhaps become closer, more unified".
  • US lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

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    Scalise has endured at least three surgeries since a gunman shot him at a baseball field in Alexandria, Va., as he practiced for the annual congressional baseball game . Scalise was awake at the scene Wednesday, but by the time he was airlifted to the trauma center he was in shock. The alleged shooter, identified by police as James Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, Illinois, was killed in a shootout with police Wednesday morning after shooting Scalise, Griner and two others.
  • Northam vs Gillespie in November governor's race

    Northam vs Gillespie in November governor's race

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    But the majority was happy to back the more moderate and establishment-favored Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam over a liberal insurgent who sought to portray his candidacy as the tip of the spear of the anti-Trump resistance. "Perriello had a lot of support from national players, whether it was Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren or members of the Obama team", Chambers said.
  • President 'considering' firing Mueller

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    Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence committee, said any move to oust Mueller would "be the last straw" for many in Congress and would have "echoes of Watergate", when President Richard Nixon dismissed special prosecutor Archibald Cox over Cox's subpoenas for White House tapes.