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Princess Peggy was part of a hectic incident earlier in the week when she was struck by a bicyclist while being walked across a road outside of Ascot . "She's just doing what she has to do", Moore said of Winter . Roly Poly tried to take the lead turning for home and held off multiple challenges to finish second, including her stablemate, Hydrangea, who rallied for third.
  • South Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

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    The North's nine-question statement also included a renewed demand to return all North Koreans who have defected to South Korea , but it claims have been abducted by the South. During his stay in the South, Chang is expected to meet South Korean officials to discuss cooperation at the Winter Olympics. The latest series of tests conducted by North Korea have raised fears that North Korea plans to attack South Korea, Japan, and US military installations in the Pacific.
  • UK's Parliament falls victim to cyberattack

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    Britain's parliament was hit by a cyber attack on Saturday in which hackers tried to access email accounts, politicians and officials said, just over a month after a ransomware attack crippled parts of the country's health service. Henry Smith, Tory MP for Crawley, tweeted: "Sorry no parliamentary emailaccess today - we're under cyber attack from Kim Jong Un, (Vladimir) Putin or akid in his mom's basement or something..." The National Crime Agency said it was "aware of a possible cyber ...
  • Leo Varadkar formally elected as prime minister of Ireland

    Leo Varadkar formally elected as prime minister of Ireland

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    SIMON Coveney will be launched straight into talks aimed at restoring power-sharing in the north after he was selected as the Republic's new minister for Foreign Affairs. Varadkar, the former health, tourism and social protection minister, will, however, face scrutiny of his policies at home with opponents warning that he would nudge the party further to the right.
  • Turkey: Isolation of Qatar is not Islamic

    Turkey: Isolation of Qatar is not Islamic

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    Riyadh announced on state television that Qatar would no longer participate in the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, claiming Doha had helped support the Houthi rebels, despite Qatari soldiers dying in war against them. The agreement does not contain any specific number of troops to be stationed in the base, or a date for deployment. "(The US) should be the leader trying to break this blockade and not sitting and watching what's going on and putting fuel on (the) fire", he said.
  • S. Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

    S. Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

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    South Korea launched a medium range missile capable of hitting targets in the North. One of the tests , which took place at the Sohae satellite launch facility, was hailed as a "great leap forward" by North Korea state media. "We've said many times that China is making unremitting efforts to resolve the Korean peninsula nuclear issue, and plays an active and constructive role", he said.
  • Pak wants RAW chief probed for 'links' with Jadhav

    Pak wants RAW chief probed for 'links' with Jadhav

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    It renewed a demand for consular access to Jadhav and the grant of visas to his family to meet him in prison. In a strong reaction, the External Affairs Ministry said India expects Pakistan to desist from attempting to influence the proceedings at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the case through false propaganda.
  • North Korea does it again, conducts another rocket engine test

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    South Korean President Moon Jae-in has encouraged the participation of North Korea at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games during a speech here at the Opening Ceremony of the 2017 World Taekwondo Championships. President Moon's remarks come just hours after foreign media carried reports citing unnamed US officials that North Korea has conducted another test of rocket engine that they believe could be for an intercontinental ballistic missile.
  • UAE: Arab states don't seek 'regime change' in Qatar

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    Qatar imports about 40 percent of its food from Saudi Arabia, the only country that has land border with Qatar. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain also recalled their ambassadors from Qatar in March 2014, upset about a perceived interference in their affairs through the network and Qatar's funding of Islamist movements.
  • Cabinet reshuffle under way at Downing Street

    Cabinet reshuffle under way at Downing Street

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    However Michael Gove, who left the Cabinet after a failed bid for the Conservative Party leadership past year, has been appointed secretary of state at environment department Defra, replacing Andrea Leadsom . He was blocked in this effort by then energy and climate secretary Ed Davey, who has blasted this new appointment as environment secretary as being like putting the fox in charge of the hen house.
  • Is Nancy Pelosi in Trouble?

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    Their action plan: Keep talking. At least during her leadership election , despite the public lashing she took by a number of lawmakers she was re-elected 134-63 by a secret ballot. "We'd better take a good, long, strong look in the mirror and realise that the problem is us; it's the party", OH representative Tim Ryan said Wednesday morning as he left a closed-door meeting of the Democratic Caucus in the Capitol.