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The Queen's Speech now heads to debate among May, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and other lawmakers to hash out potential amendments and eventually vote on its agenda next week. "This is a government without a majority, without a mandate, without a serious legislative programme led by a prime minister who's lost her political authority", Corbyn told parliament.
  • The death of Otto Warmbier escalates North Korea situation

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    Tillerson reiterated the Trump administration's argument that China has the "diplomatic responsibility to exert pressure greater to prevent further escalation in the region". this goes beyond any kind of understanding of law and order, of humanity, of responsibility towards any human being", Mattis said. On Tuesday, a US official said USA spy satellites had detected movements recently at North Korea's nuclear test site near a tunnel entrance, but it was unclear if Pyongyang was preparing for ...
  • Council chief executive resigns over Grenfell Tower fire tragedy

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    Nicholas Holgate said the Communities and Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid had "required the leader of the council to seek my resignation". "Our priority is to get everyone who has lost their home permanently re-housed locally as soon as possible, so that they can begin to rebuild their lives", he said.
  • WhatsApp calls now available in the UAE

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    According to the WhatsApp website, the calling feature can be used on Android, iPhone, Windows phone and BlackBerry 10. The removal of ban has come as a big relief to more than 2.6 million Indian expatriates in UAE to connect with their friends and families back home.
  • Timeline of events before, during Michigan airport stabbing

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    The Flint airport was closed after the attack, but re-opened after it was deemed there were no additional threats to the public or staff. All passengers were safe, the airport said in a brief statement on its page. Police have not yet discussed a motive for the attack, which was described in many reports as an act of terrorism. "President Trump has prioritised the safety of all law enforcement officers, and this Department of Justice is committed to that goal".
  • ISIS Destroys Historic Mosque In Mosul As Iraqi Forces Close In

    ISIS Destroys Historic Mosque In Mosul As Iraqi Forces Close In

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    The Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Iraq have destroyed the 12th-century Great Mosque of Al-Nuri and the leaning minaret, which has dominated Mosul's skyline for centuries and is pictured on Iraq's 10,000 dinar bank note. Earlier on Wednesday, the commander of Iraqi forces told the BBC they were 15m from the mosque, as they pushed ahead with their offensive to retake Mosul.
  • Men can't wear shorts to work, so they're wearing skirts

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    Two of them, Didier Sauvetre and Gabriel Magner of the CFDT union, appeared in a video put online by Presse Océan to complain about the ban and saying the drivers' uniform was not suitable for hot summer weather. With temperatures soaring above 30C, drivers had asked bosses at bus and tram network Semitan if they could wear bermudas, cut-off pantacourt or shorts and were refused.
  • Postecoglou 'over the moon' with Australia criticism

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    Cameroon manager Hugo Broos believes only a win against Australia can give them hope of progressing in the Confederations Cup . But against a top quality Chile side, the Lions were seriously out of their depth and were rightly dismantled easily, even if belatedly.