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A next-door neighbour in Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester, said he was woken at 3am by the Audi hitting railings. The former Royal Navy officer was found seriously injured in a parking area at the rear of his house in the Chorlton area of Manchester and died around an hour later in hospital.
  • Trump jokes (seemingly) about firing Nikki Haley: 'She could easily be replaced'

    Trump jokes (seemingly) about firing Nikki Haley: 'She could easily be replaced'

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    Trump's U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley said Monday that the United States could strike North Korea if North Korea attacks a US military base or tests an intercontinental ballistic missile. He says he's long considered the organization an "underperformer". The two leaders' call came during the week leading up to next weekend's 100th day of Trump's presidency.
  • White House to name new Secret Service director

    White House to name new Secret Service director

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    And there have also been persistent problems guarding the White House, with the most recent coming when a man scaled the fence and wandered the White House grounds for some 17 minutes before being apprehended. Pacific Command, among others. Alles' expected appointment comes after a search that purposefully looked outside of the Secret Service ranks - and process that hasn't exactly been popular among former agents.
  • North Korea threatens to sink United States aircraft carrier

    North Korea threatens to sink United States aircraft carrier

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    The paper also warned that "Our revolutionary forces are combat-ready to sink a U.S. nuclear-powered aircraft carrier with a single strike, " according to UPI ". The Carl Vinson group is expected to " arrive in days " in the waters off the Korean Peninsula, Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday. In March, China proposed its own solution to the mounting tensions, suggesting that North Korea might suspend its nuclear weapon and missile programs if the US would agree to halt joint military ...
  • Jewish war veterans bemoan stalling of Israel's WWII museum

    Jewish war veterans bemoan stalling of Israel's WWII museum

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    The state of Israel was established just three years after the end of the war and hundreds of thousands of survivors made their way here. Amir and Rotem Lev Zwickel, an Israeli couple living in NY, launched a mobile app called Standing Still that allows people anywhere in the world to stop and stand in silence during the Holocaust Remembrance Day and Israeli Memorial Day two-minute sirens, just as virtually all Israelis do.
  • Where to find freebies on National Pretzel Day

    Where to find freebies on National Pretzel Day

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    And what better way to celebrate than with freebies galore? So it's no surprise that they have their own national day. Ben's Soft Pretzels will give away a free pretzel with a minimum $1 donation to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. Wetzel's Pretzels is giving away free pretzels Wednesday, no strings attached. If you're one of the first 100 customers through the door, you'll also be able to grab a free pretzel every day in May.
  • Theresa May warns ministers against election complacency

    Theresa May warns ministers against election complacency

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    However, he failed to give firm proposals from Labour on freedom of movement, despite accepting that immigration rules would have to change, and on the European Court of Justice. Prime Minister May has said the United Kingdom could not remain part of the single market as it would mean not leaving the EU. On top of this, the Institute for Government (IFG) think tank predicts 10 to 15 new bills and thousands of pages of secondary legislation will need to be passed by parliament to put in ...
  • Defense chief on Philippine-occupied island in disputed seas

    Defense chief on Philippine-occupied island in disputed seas

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    A foreign affairs analyst believes Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana's visit to the Pag-asa Island signals a stronger position of the Philippines on the disputed seas. "That's their protocol. That's procedural". Despite China's repeated claims that it is not militarizing the disputed area, it was reported last month that the construction of its naval, air, radar and defensive facilities on Subi (Zamora), Mischief (Panganiban) and Fiery Cross (Kagitingan) Reefs was almost finished.
  • Congress Focuses On Averting Shutdown, But Trump Wants More In Budget Deal

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    Yet Republican lawmakers and aides to party leaders, conservatives and moderates alike were skeptical the House would vote this week on the health legislation. Ryan said that the House will vote on a health care bill when there are enough votes to pass it. Ryan and fellow Republicans suggested that it is more important to work with the Democrats on a spending bill than to push the border wall funding, which goes against what the Trump administration wants .
  • AJ McCarron: Report: Bengals want 1st for AJ McCarron

    AJ McCarron: Report: Bengals want 1st for AJ McCarron

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    I'm a huge competitor. He is stuck behind Andy Dalton on Cincinnati's depth chart and has received limited playing time since entering the National Football League as a fifth-round pick in 2014. Being a restricted free agent means that the Bengals can match an offer from another team. "We're still going through all that", McCarron said .