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The speech announced no fewer than eight bills to implement Brexit , and new legislation aimed at tackling extremist content online after the terror attacks. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has already said that his party could vote against the Queen's Speech and even offer up some amendments. "Firms will expect all politicians to put pragmatism before politics, starting with Brexit", she said.
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    That's a position opposed by many Conservatives, but supported by others within the Tory party, some of whom refused to back May in parliamentary votes on Brexit before the election. There were protests after Trump was invited so soon after his inauguration, and May said on June 6 that the president was "wrong" to criticize London Mayor Sadiq Khan over his response to the London Bridge terrorist attack that killed eight people.
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    What was in the speech? But she did say the government is looking forward to a planned state visit by the Spanish royal couple set for July. The new bill will replace the Data Protection Act 1998. An Immigration Bill abolishes European Union free movement rules after Brexit and provides a framework for the United Kingdom to control migration while attracting "the brightest and the best".
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    Alongside North Korea's nuclear brinkmanship, top officials from both sides will also attempt to bridge widening gaps over divergent security interests, which pundits believe are the "weakest link" of Sino-US relations that could lead to conflict if not properly managed.
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    In the latest case, crews began looking for Wallace last week after his family reported him missing. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. Rescuers spent two days searching the river until rafters spotted a body downstream - about 7 miles from where Wallace was last believed to have been.
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    Sheikh Mohammed also said that the economic impact on the Persian Gulf nation had so far proved minimal, however, he added that it did not mean that they "are living in a flawless condition". Thani spoke after UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said those seeking to isolate Qatar had no intention of backing down unless their demands are met.
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    Nearly a year after British voters took the decision to leave the bloc , Davis took a team of officials to open the negotiations with Barnier in the European Commission's Berlaymont building on Monday. "We must first tackle the uncertainties caused by Brexit", said Barnier, a former French minister, as he greeted Davis at the European Commission's Berlaymont Building headquarters.
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    On Sunday, Jay Sekulow became a well-known name when he went on TV to talk about reports of President Trump being under investigation by the Justice Department for firing FBI director James Comey after Trump tweeted Friday that he was.
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    This year, the Queen has replaced her crown with a hat while her gown has been substituted for a dress. Tempted a big lead over the opposition Labour party in opinion polls, May had called the snap election expecting an overwhelming victory that would silence dissenters and give her a mandate to push ahead with plans to leave the European Customs Union and drastically limit immigration as Britain leaves the EU.
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    But Kezia Dugdale, the Scottish Labour leader, urged the PM to use the Queen's Speech to abandon austerity, reverse cuts to social security, and invest in public services in Scotland and throughout the UK. After the State Opening of Parliament, MPs will be sworn in and will begin to debate the Queen's Speech agenda during the first session in the afternoon.
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    Also, The Queen will not be wearing her robes or Crown this year. But after that hurdle will come higher ones, as May has to get Brexit bills through a Parliament that, to a large extent, doesn't support her vision. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he was ready to step in and build a rival government - although he and other opposition parties lack the collective numbers to bring down May.