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Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said the results were "not the wipeout that some people expected", which is not the most convincing defence ahead of a general election. "Tory MPs from Scotland will be a rubber-stamp for Theresa May, for her reckless approach to Brexit and the cuts we know the Tories will want to impose".
  • Syria Conflict: 'Huge Explosion' Rocks Damascus Airport

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    But Intelligence Minister Israel Katz, speaking to Army Radio from the United States, appeared to confirm involvement. 'The prime minister has said that whenever we receive intelligence that indicated an intention to transfer advanced weapons to Hezbollah, we will act'.
  • Reaction to Trump firing FBI Director Comey

    Reaction to Trump firing FBI Director Comey

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    The disclosure that the inspector general's review is ongoing, and far from finished, raises further questions about why Attorney General Jeff Sessions and deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein chose to recommend Comey's firing now, before any official findings by department investigators.
  • Mishra on hunger strike, demands details of foreign tours' funding

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    If you have a fear of losing seat then contest the election without giving resignation. He also alleged that he has been getting life threats. The CBI has said it will verify and examine Mr Mishra's allegation. "I will file an FIR against you and I am apologising for the same", Mishra said. Mishra said he was out to demolish the labyrinth of lies, betrayal and corruption and would go to any extent in his fight against corruption.
  • Trump fires Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey

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    In a letter to Mr Comey, Mr Trump said the firing was necessary to restore "public trust and confidence" in the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The Granite State's freshman U.S. The Trump Administration said it had nothing to do with the investigation into Russia's alleged tampering with the presidential election. While he claimed that Clinton aide Huma Abedin had forwarded "hundreds and thousands of emails" to her husband, disgraced former congressman Anthony Wiener, officials claimed ...
  • Triple Talaq Violates Constitution, Rights of Women: Allahabad HC

    Triple Talaq Violates Constitution, Rights of Women: Allahabad HC

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    Hearing in the case ended on April 19 but the judgment was made public on Tuesday. This is not the first time that the Allahabad High Court has come down heavily on the issue of triple talaq. "No lady can be compelled to marry some other person in case she wants to marry her husband again after talaq". The Allahabad HC said the rights of any person including Muslim women can not be violated in the name of "personal law".
  • Trump urges future gov't shutdown, easier passage of laws

    Trump urges future gov't shutdown, easier passage of laws

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    But the skeptical Republican lawmakers got behind the bill after meeting with Trump to float a compromise proposal expected to face unanimous Democratic opposition. They kept money flowing to sanctuary cities and Planned Parenthood, they earned budget hikes for the National Endowment for the Arts and a sizable list of other domestic programs, and they secured a bailout for Puerto Rico's Medicaid program.
  • China's home-built jetliner makes maiden flight

    China's home-built jetliner makes maiden flight

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    The narrow-body jet represents almost a decade of effort in a state-mandated drive to reduce dependence on European consortium Airbus and U.S. aerospace giant Boeing. "You are going to have three big companies". A Chinese aviation expert predicted that the plane would "rip a hole" in the Boeing-Airbus duopoly, and ordinary Chinese burst with pride.
  • Ex-attorney general says had warned Trump of Flynn's contacts

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    Sally Yates said on Monday that White House Counsel Don McGahn asked her, "Why does it matter to the DOJ if one White House official lies to another official?" The president has continued to defend Flynn and attack Yates on social media, while calling alleged collusion between his presidential campaign and Russian Federation "a hoax".
  • Senate hearing gives a glimpse of political warfare within the Federal Bureau of Investigation

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    Why was it necessary to announce 11 days before a presidential election that you were opening an investigation on a new computer without any knowledge of what was in that computer. "There was no information and the election was lost", Feinstein said. He told the panel one reason for the FBI's renewed interest in Clinton's case was that investigators had found emails, some of them classified, forwarded by Clinton's assistant Huma Abedin to her husband, who was not authorized to see such ...