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May had been coming under pressure after refusing to reassure supporters of the aid budget during Prime Minister's Questions on Wednesday. "As we debate the future of our country, our relationship to the European Union and our new relationship with the world, we should wear our aid budget as a badge of honour that sets a standard for others to follow", Rowan Williams, chairman of Christian Aid, said in a statement on Friday.
  • Chinese bombers on high alert over North Korean situation

    Chinese bombers on high alert over North Korean situation

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    Most experts believe the regime is still at least several years from that goal, but the North does have conventional weapons with a proven range to put USA troops and allies in the region at risk. Tensions on the peninsula have ratcheted up in recent weeks amid sabre-rattling from both the U.S. and North Korea. "The US has also reaffirmed its willingness to stick to peaceful and diplomatic means.
  • Tenn. teacher accused of abducting girl nabbed in Calif.

    Tenn. teacher accused of abducting girl nabbed in Calif.

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    She's 15 years old; she's a young girl that's with a grown man that's 50 years old. With the caretaker's assistance, the TBI successfully arrested Cummins. Cummins came out of the cabin willingly and was arrested. Authorities said Thomas will return to Tennessee on a TBI aircraft. The criminal complaint states Cummins borrowed his wife's 2015 Nissan Rouge on March 13 and told her he was going to a job interview, but it turned out he didn't actually have an interview scheduled.
  • German police arrest suspect in Borussia Dortmund bus attack

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    These would have entitled him to sell the 15,000 shares at a pre-determined price, which could have resulted in a profit of about £3.3 million. They traced the computer used to purchase the put options to the hotel the team were staying at and said he had booked a room there himself.
  • British PM May says June election result 'not certain'

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    The majority of those people who voted for Brexit live in Labour's heartlands. Tajani told reporters after his meeting with May that they were in agreement on the need for a resolution to the issue of United Kingdom and European Union citizens' rights after Brexit.
  • Out-of-control auto kills four-year-old Melbourne boy

    Out-of-control auto kills four-year-old Melbourne boy

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    The family says it plans to hold a private funeral. "Our family thank the community, extended family and friends for respecting our privacy and for all your love and support". The driver of the vehicle is now speaking with police. Kidney Health Australia recommends patients undergoing dialysis should not drive after treatment in the early stages, but may consider doing so as they become used to the treatment.
  • 2-year probation sought for Jakarta governor

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    The election to run Indonesia's capital was marked by religious tensions and protests as Islamist groups called on Muslims to not vote for Ahok. "There will not be any drastic changes to Jakarta , Anies will not apply Sharia law, but now this is a steep learning curve for politicians and political parties at seeing how [effective] religious issues are, even when used against an incumbent who was performing very well", said Tobias Basuki, a researcher at the Center for Strategic and ...
  • USA courts delay Arkansas execution

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    The state has been unable to procure additional supplies of midazolam as a result of pharmaceutical companies increasingly refusing to provide drugs to be used in executions. The state still hopes to put to death two more inmates Monday, and one next Thursday. Arkansas had scheduled eight executions over an 11-day period before the end of April, when its supply of one lethal injection drug expires.
  • Volleyball games spotted at North Korea's nuclear testing site

    Volleyball games spotted at North Korea's nuclear testing site

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    China is appealing for calm, and possibly re-examining its role. Tillerson wasn't the only Trump-appointed U.S. official making remarks about North Korea on Wednesday. A foreign policy advisor on the Asia trip with Pence said that the missile launched by North Korea exploded just 4-5 seconds after it was launched.
  • Syria chemical attack: Inspectors find 'incontrovertible' evidence of sarin gas

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    The Syrian government has moved nearly all of its operational aircraft - both jets and helicopters - to a Russian airbase in Syria for protection from another possible round of US airstrikes, Fox News has confirmed. All officials spoke on condition of anonymity under military briefing rules. Damascus, along with its Russian and Iranian allies, has said that the April 4 casualties were caused when a conventional air strike on an al-Qaeda weapons depot nearby caused an explosion, releasing the ...