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A formal deal has yet to be secured but Tory sources have said there is a "broad agreement" on the principles of the speech, and State Opening will now take place on Wednesday - two days later than originally scheduled. "I will spare no effort to fulfil the [Irish] government's duty as co-guarantor of the Good Friday Agreement ", Mr Coveney said. In Luxembourg last week for a meeting of the 28 European Union finance ministers, Hammond underlined that he wanted both the European Union and ...
  • Police shot, injured attacker near Notre Dame Cathedral

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    The attacker was shot in the thorax and one officer had minor injuries. French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb spoke after the attack. About 900 people were inside Notre Dame when the shooting occurred, Karine Dalle, the press officer for the Paris archdiocese, said in a text message, adding that they were "sitting calmly" and had been told about the event.
  • USA citizen was detained in North Korea for pro-West material

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    Fred and Cindy Warmbier said they were informed that North Korean officials had told US envoys that Warmbier became ill from botulism sometime after his March trial and fell into a coma after taking a sleeping pill . "Our thoughts and prayers are with his family as they continue to battle for Otto's life". Critics of Trump, meanwhile, also like to point to the eerie echoes of the Kim regime in the USA president's own behavior.
  • 'Not the result we wanted', rues Ronaldo, after draw with Mexico

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    While the VAR appeared to come to the correct decision, Santos was frustrated that this came only after the officials had looked at an earlier phase of play where Pepe was offside . The result leaves hosts Russian Federation top of Group A, following their 2-0 victory over New Zealand yesterday. With that, the result now gives both of the teams one point, a fair result.
  • Trump aides Kushner and Greenblatt to visit Israel, Palestinians this week

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    Kushner will arrive Wednesday, meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, and then going to Ramallah to meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas . Also the investigation into Kushner's business deals has not stopped Trump from deploying his son-in-law as his representative overseas. "It's not easy.
  • UK: London tower may have used banned siding in renovation

    UK: London tower may have used banned siding in renovation

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    The measures were announced following the second meeting of the Grenfell Tower Recovery Taskforce, chaired by British Prime Minister Theresa May . Flowers and missing persons posters were taped to the gates of the church, while bags of donations were piled outside the door.
  • 'Dear Evan Hansen' takes home most statuettes at 71st Tony Awards

    'Dear Evan Hansen' takes home most statuettes at 71st Tony Awards

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    Directed by Michael Greif , it is wholly original - not based on a film , book or song catalogue - and is one of the first on Broadway to integrate social media into its depiction of communication. Its star Rachel Bay Jones took the Tony for best featured actress in a musical. The show was hosted by " House of Cards " star Kevin Spacey . Including the chutzpah to tell the Tony producers to "shut that crap off" when they tried to play her off stage with music.
  • British PM Theresa May to meet fire survivors in Downing Street

    British PM Theresa May to meet fire survivors in Downing Street

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    Cundy added that the figure could change. The official death toll from the blaze now sits at 30, up from 17 overnight, as firefighters continue the extremely hard process of recovering bodies from within the tower. "She should have been there with the residents". The Prime Minister said there had been "huge frustrations" on the ground as people struggled to find information.
  • 1 arrested after vehicle strikes pedestrians in London

    1 arrested after vehicle strikes pedestrians in London

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    Police did not confirm that. - The Metropolitan Police have deployed extra officers to "reassure communities, especially those observing Ramadan ", according to London Mayor Sadiq Khan . - The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, said "the appalling attack on Muslims in Finsbury Park is an attack on us all and on the culture and values of our country".
  • Northam fends off Perriello; Gillespie tops Stewart in tight race

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    On the GOP side, former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie is seen as the front runner over Prince William County Board Chairman Corey Stewart and long-time state Sen. Stewart also gained attention during the primary campaign for his defense of Confederate monuments. Northam was joined by current Governor Terry McAuliffe at his victory party in Arlington.
  • Everything we know about the Finsbury Park mosque terror attack

    Everything we know about the Finsbury Park mosque terror attack

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    Toufik Kacimi, the chief executive of the Muslim Welfare House , said the man who was arrested had to be rescued by the imam at the centre to stop him being attacked, Sky News reported. A man told Britain's Press Association that the van had swerved suddenly and that he had narrowly avoided being hit. British Prime Minister Theresa May says she will chair an emergency session of the security Cabinet later Monday after a van crash in London that is being investigating as possible ...