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The government meanwhile said the state opening of the parliament - when May's government presents its legislation programme - will take place on June 21, two days later than planned. Hammond had been due to spell out his views on Brexit in a speech on Thursday, but it was cancelled following a deadly tower block fire in London on Wednesday.
  • Helmut Kohl, Chancellor Who United Germany, Dies at 87

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    Tributes also poured in from overseas, with former USA president George H.W. Bush hailing "one of the greatest" post-war leaders, and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker honouring him as the "very essence of Europe". The head of the International Monetary Fund is expressing sadness at the death of former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl . Kohl is widely credited as the architect of their eventual reunification, brokering a deal with Soviet premier Mikhail Gorbachev including an ...
  • Donald Trump insists no 'proof' on 'collusion' with Russian Federation in 2016 election

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    The president tweeted Friday, "Despite the phony Witch Hunt going on in America, the economic & jobs numbers are great". But keep in mind that in the opening statement that Comey presented to the intelligence committee, he noted that the FBI had been reluctant to publicly state that Trump was not under investigation "for a number of reasons, most importantly because it would create a duty to correct, should that change ".
  • Hollywood reacts to Bill Cosby mistrial

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    If found guilty, he could face up to 10 years in prison for each charge. "He thought he could bury us", accuser Linda Kirkpatrick said of Cosby outside the courtroom in Norristown, Pennsylvania. "They'll take the edge off", Cosby told her, she testified. Constand said she took them with trepidation because she trusted him as the mentor and friend he was.
  • TO woman prays for justice after Cosby mistrial

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    Camille concluded her statement by thanking her husband's criminal defense team, publicists, supporters and the Cosby family. At a news conference yesterday, Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said prosecutors will "evaluate and review our case" and retry Cosby.
  • France election: Macron party set for big parliamentary win

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    It had been expected that the conservative Les Republicains (The Republicans) would be mobilized to form the largest bloc in the National Assembly. The lower turnout was mainly attributed to two major reasons - too intensive election arrangements, and the public's doubt over the French-style democracy and its effectiveness.
  • Connecticut NBC Station Won't Air Megyn Kelly and Alex Jones Interview

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    Sandy Hook Promise, an anti-gun violence group founded by parents of children killed in the 2012 Newtown, CT school shooting - which Jones has called a hoax - dumped Kelly as host of its fundraiser gala this week in Washington, DC. "I've never done this in 22 years, I've never recorded another journalist ", Jones said in a video he posted to Twitter . NBC responded to Jones' announcement on Friday, confirming that it planned to air its version of the interview this Sunday.
  • USA destroyer returns to port; 7 missing

    USA destroyer returns to port; 7 missing

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    The 7th fleet said the collision was with a Philippine-flagged merchant vessel ACX Crystal. Seven crew members are unaccounted for after the US destroyer collided with a Philippine-flagged merchant ship early Saturday morning. Bryce Benson, was evacuated by a Japanese naval helicopter while United States military copters evacuated two injured USA sailors. Japan's coastguard is co-ordinating the search with U.S.
  • Palestinian attackers killed after killing Israeli officer

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    It was one in two incidents in which three Palestinians armed with semi-automatic weapons and knives attacked Israeli guards in the Old City. Border Police Chief Sergeant Hadas Malka was stabbed to death. In that time , some 250 Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire. The third terrorist was eliminated as well, but not before he succeeded in fatally stabbing the border policewoman.