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In another significant development that further signalled generational change within Fine Gael, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan announced he would not seek a place in the next cabinet and would not stand at the next election. He was due to step down at midnight to become acting party leader until a successor is chosen. Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan says he is backing Leo Varadkar in the Fine Gael leadership race, as is the Louth TD Fergus O'Dowd.
  • Actress Lisa Riley hopes BBC drama Three Girls 'will help thousands'

    Actress Lisa Riley hopes BBC drama Three Girls 'will help thousands'

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    She is groomed by a man known as "Daddy" and lured with food, alcohol and cigarettes before being raped and passed around the British-Pakistani men like a piece of meat, along with other victims. "I believe senior police officers should be held accountable for failing to act", she said. She added: "I don't think the abuse will ever leave her again, but she is courageous enough to go through it again with us to film it".
  • NYC- Car crashes into Times Square pedestrians

    NYC- Car crashes into Times Square pedestrians

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    Police do not suspect a link to terrorism and the driver was taken into custody to be tested for alcohol. Officials said they are expected to survive, though that may change. Rojas was charged with misdemeanour battery and resisting an officer without violence, but it was unclear how the case was resolved. The records also showed that in 2013 the assailant had spent two months at a naval brig in Charleston, South Carolina.
  • Rosenstein: Special Counsel Will Ensure Thorough Russia Investigation

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    His latest tweets came hours before he was to hold a joint press conference with the visiting Colombian president. Domestic political pressure has mounted on U.S. Trump's complaints that he was being subjected to an unprecedented "witch hunt" ignored history, given that President Bill Clinton was investigated by an independent counsel, Ken Starr, in a probe that resulted in Clinton's impeachment by the House of Representatives.
  • Vehicle Strikes Pedestrians Near Times Square, Killing One Person

    Vehicle Strikes Pedestrians Near Times Square, Killing One Person

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    A auto ploughed into pedestrians in New York City's Times Square late yesterday Singapore time , injuring more than 10 people and killing one. Tal Heinrich, who works on the 6th floor of the Thomson Reuters building in Times Square , said, "We heard people screaming, just terrible voices coming from the street".
  • Man killed in Wisconsin storm identified

    Man killed in Wisconsin storm identified

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    Amazingly, the infant grandson escaped with just a couple of scratches, he said. Tornadoes reportedly touched down in four other states in the central USA, including Texas, Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma , where another man was killed. As mentioned previously, the activity Thursday has potential to be very strong and it is promising to be a very active storm chasing day. 53 in the Barron County town of Prairie Lake, about midway between Chetek and Cameron.
  • IT systems at Peterborough GP surgeries shut-down after NHS cyber-attack

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    According to a communiqué issued by the office of coordination of cyber-security, attached to the aforementioned institution, the attack with the malignant program "WannaCry" (the name of the software used in the attack), which started spreading last Friday, has affected some companies and government offices in the country.
  • French President Emmanuel Macron has unveils same of his cabinet

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    France's new President Emmanuel Macron named Edouard Philippe, a little-known centre-right mayor, as prime minister today, in his first major decision since taking power on a promise to lead a French "renaissance". The 39-year-old president had also vowed to bring in political newcomers. Yet the new government may only serve for a few weeks if Macron's party doesn't win a majority in parliamentary elections June 11 and 18.
  • Trump denies asking Comey to end Flynn investigation

    Trump denies asking Comey to end Flynn investigation

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    He added, "When I made that decision, I actually thought that it would be a bipartisan decision because you look at all of the people on the Democratic side, not only the Republican side, that were saying such bad things about Director Comey".
  • North Korea Missile Tests: US Warns Against Supporting Pyongyang

    North Korea Missile Tests: US Warns Against Supporting Pyongyang

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    Security Council on the North's weekend ballistic missile launch, which experts said demonstrated a significant technological jump with the rocket flying higher and for a longer period of time. Third, dialogue with North Korea is possible when the circumstances are right. Russian President Vladimir Putin, who criticized the latest test-firing, said Pyongyang's actions were "unacceptable", but he also appeared to hold out an olive branch to Kim.
  • Trump denies collusion with Russian Federation but says he 'speaks for himself'

    Trump denies collusion with Russian Federation but says he 'speaks for himself'

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    Mr Trump tweeted in response that he has the right to share facts pertaining to terrorism. Yesterday he tweeted that the probe of Russian collusion was " the single greatest witch hunt " in USA history. The president says they can't let the critics get in the way of their dreams. The Criminal President , screams an op-ed page headline in Wednesday's The New York Times .