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Brexit minister David Davis insisted the government still aimed to take Britain out of the European Union single market. Theresa May has told Conservative lawmakers she would serve as prime minister as long as they wanted her after a botched election gamble cost the party its majority in parliament and weakened Britain's hand days before formal Brexit negotiations.
  • Prince Philip Has Been Hospitalized

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    Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip return to Buckingham Palace in a carriage Saturday, June 17, 2017, after attending the annual Trooping the Colour Ceremony in London. Philip, whose official title is Duke of Edinburgh and has sometimes drawn attention with headline-grabbing gaffes, has been by the queen's side throughout her 65 years on the throne and she has described him as "my strength and stay".
  • Queen's Speech: Cumbrian hunts insist chase to repeal ban is still on

    Queen's Speech: Cumbrian hunts insist chase to repeal ban is still on

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    The Queen has rarely addressed LGBT equality, though when she gave the royal assent for marriage equality in 2015, she was said to have remarked "Who'd have thought 62 years ago when I came to the throne, I'd be signing something like this?" Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the opposition Labour Party, called the speech "thin gruel".
  • Queen's speech: new laws for 'best possible' Brexit deal

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    She was accompanied by son and heir Prince Charles rather than husband Duke of Edinburgh, after he was admitted to hospital as a "precautionary measure" last night. "As prime minister I apologize for that failure, and as prime minister I've taken responsibility for doing what we can to put things right". "We will work hard every day to gain the trust and confidence of the British people, making their priorities our priorities".
  • Gunman was angry with Trump's policies

    Gunman was angry with Trump's policies

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    Suzanne Hodgkinson, who spoke to the press at her home Thursday afternoon, said she had "no idea" her husband was going to shoot at people during a practice for a congressional baseball game in Alexandria , Virginia. He estimated Hodgkinson contacted his office 10 times, through May of this year. Republicans also control both chambers of Congress. Capitol police guarding the House majority whip then fatally shot Hodgkinson.
  • Former Pakistani greats appreciate national side for ICC Champions Trophy victory

    Former Pakistani greats appreciate national side for ICC Champions Trophy victory

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    Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Bajwa said "nothing beats team work". No major cricketing nation has toured Pakistan since the terrorist attack on Sri Lanka team back in 2009. With Babar Azam and Fakhar Zaman also coming of age, Pakistan's batting lineup appears to have the right blend of youth and experience, boosted by the solidity of former captains Azhar, Hafeez and Shoaib Malik.
  • Iran says missile strike targeting ISIS was warning to US, Saudis

    Iran says missile strike targeting ISIS was warning to US, Saudis

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    The Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement that as of Monday, all coalition jets and drones flying west of the Euphrates River will be tracked as potential targets. " The Saudis and Americans are especially receivers of this message ", Gen. Ramazan Sharif of the Revolutionary Guard told Iranian state TV in an interview.
  • Queen's Speech: Donald Trump's state visit controversially LEFT OUT of announcement

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    Conservatives and Democratic Unionists remain "miles apart" on key elements of a proposed deal to shore up Theresa May's minority Government, a DUP source has said. The calling of a snap election meant there was not adequate time to prepare for the pomp and ceremony of the usual event. The state opening took place only days after another huge annual event, Trooping the Color, a celebration of the queen's birthday.
  • State of Origin series goes to a decider

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    Left out of the Maroons' Origin I caning - due in part to concerns over his perceived hesitancy in defence after nearly two years out of the game - Slater is bracing for a torrid reception from the Blues, who have identified his injury as a focal point on Wednesday night.
  • Britain: Queens announces Brexit plans, as PM drops key manifesto pledges

    Britain: Queens announces Brexit plans, as PM drops key manifesto pledges

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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.