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An administration official said that the White House was misled about the true role of the Russian photographer who took pictures during the event, according to a Washington Post report . Earlier at the State Department, Lavrov made a joke when a reporter asked if Comey's firing would "cast a shadow on your talks". "Was he fired? " Lavrov said, arching his eyebrows.
  • Giant sea monster washes up on beach

    Giant sea monster washes up on beach

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    Local fire chief Sabas de la Rosa Camacho said the creature could either be a giant squid or a whale. It's not clear what caused the animal to was up on the shore, but it's believed to have been dead for at least three days before it was found on Tuesday evening (May 9).
  • Conservatives open up record lead - ICM poll

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    But the prime minister sought to play down the significance of the results as a pointer to the outcome of next month's general election, warning Conservatives against complacency. Sion Simon, Labor's losing candidate in the West Midlands, said: "We can't duck the reality of what we heard in the places we won on the streets of cities and towns like Birmingham, Coventry, Wolverhampton and Sand well".
  • Xi's US$500b push to shape world in China's image

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    In the fourth episode, Nilsson marks on a globe the various countries that are taking part in the Belt and Road initiative, explaining to Liliana that "some countries are moving away from globalization ". The maritime road which will connect up China's southern provinces to south-east Asia and the east coast of Africa with ports and railways. With more than US$3 trillion in global reserves - more than a quarter of the world's total - China has more resources than developed economies ...
  • Corbyn's vehicle runs over BBC cameraman's foot enroute to sign Labour manifesto

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    Labour's election manifesto has been "unanimously" agreed after the party held its "Clause V' meeting that, according to its rules, must take place to sign off its plan for government". Regarding the cost of the manifesto, which many have questioned whether the Labour party will actually be able to afford, Mr Kenny said: "We have fully reviewed our spending commitments and people can be guaranteed that we can do it.
  • Donald Trump to launch panel to investigate voter fraud

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    Trump's unsubstantiated claim that millions of people voted illegally in the 2016 election, thus costing him the popular vote. "When Attorney General Jeff Sessions led a similar effort as a former prosecutor in Alabama, it had a chilling effect on the black vote".
  • Hamas Elects Former Deputy Haniyeh to Head Political Office

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    Haniya succeeds Khaled Meshal, who led the group from exile for 21 years. Haniya, a father of 13, began his rise to prominence in Hamas as a close associate of the group's founder and spiritual leader, Sheik Ahmed Yassin, who was assassinated by an Israeli airstrike in 2004.
  • France's Macron names half of parliamentary candidates from civil society

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    The parliamentary vote could see the newly elected Macron, who has no party of lawmakers behind him, deprived of support for his legislative agenda giving way to a multi-year period of political deadlock. Winning the most seats in Parliament will be no mean feat for En Marche! , which is less than a year old and is scrambling to finalize its list of candidates to contest all 577 seats.
  • Pakistani moves Islamabad court to meet Indian wife privately

    Pakistani moves Islamabad court to meet Indian wife privately

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    On May 8, Uzma who is a resident of New Delhi filed a petition in High Court in Islamabad in which she alleged that Tahir Ali harassed and tortured her. She also alleged that she had found out after the marriage that Ali had a wife and four children. "She knew everything and was ready to live and die with me.