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Columns of officers in dress uniform, many with service medals pinned to their jackets and wearing white gloves, lined up near the cathedral as on-duty colleagues involved in the large security operation stood guard. His coffin will be taken from the Palace of Westminster, where it has lain in rest overnight, to Southwark Cathedral for the funeral, followed by a private cremation.
  • United Airlines CEO finally apologizes for violent incident

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    In his statement, The United Airlines CEO also called the man "disruptive and belligerent". Munoz said in a letter to employees that the airline offered $1,000. The passenger was identified as 69-year-old Kentucky physician David Dao. His lawyer Stephen L. Golan said the family "wants the world to know that they are very appreciative of the outpouring of prayers, concern and support they have received".
  • USA should 'take out' Assad air fields: Clinton

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    Meanwhile, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said it appears that Assad should have "no role" in governing the Syrian people, and that "steps are under way" for the United States - along with an worldwide coalition - to remove the dictator. Hillary believes that it hurt her image and dented her campaign. But in recent weeks, Clinton has appeared increasingly willing to speak out in public, even wading into politics.
  • Britain extends talks to end N. Ireland stalemate: minister

    Britain extends talks to end N. Ireland stalemate: minister

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    Today is the deadline for nominating a first and deputy first minister at Stormont. There is no public appetite for another round of devolved assembly elections in Northern Ireland, the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland has said. Under Northern Ireland's power-sharing agreement, Sinn Fein, which would like to merge with Ireland, works with the DUP, which advocates remaining as part of Britain.
  • ISIS calls Donald Trump 'idiot', says America has drowned

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    Daesh's news agency Amaq said the helicopter crashed in the Al-Ghabat district, east of the Tigris river which runs through Mosul, bisecting the city into its eastern and western halves. Heavy fighting with machine guns, rocket propelled grenade launchers and mortars was heard by the Reuters TV crew coming from the area around the mosque, located in the old city and famous for its leaning minaret.
  • Talks To Form New Power-Sharing Executive Suspended

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    Northern Ireland politics has been in crisis since Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein pulled out of government in January, prompting an election that ended the majority pro-British unionists had enjoyed for almost a century. Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams and the party's Stormont leader Michelle O'Neill are in talks to restore powersharing. "The parties mandated by that election still have a duty to provide the government for which they campaigned", he said on Wednesday.
  • Anne Frank Center director: Trump should fire Spicer for Hitler remark

    Anne Frank Center director: Trump should fire Spicer for Hitler remark

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    He noted that Trump had bombed a Syrian air base in a forceful response to chemical weapons use by Assad's government and said Trump's hosting of Chinese President Xi Jinping last week had produced "tremendous progress". "While Jewish families across America celebrate Passover, the chief spokesman of this White House is downplaying the horror of the Holocaust", she said in a statement.
  • Trump warns Putin and clears up his administration's message on Syria

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    Washington D.C. The US defense chiefs have said that Washington's objectives in Syria are limited to deterring additional chemical weapons attacks by Bashar al-Assad, The Guardian writes. Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) countries ended a meeting in Italy on Tuesday without agreeing on further Syrian sanctions, Italy's foreign minister Angelino Alfano said.
  • Senate confirms Judge Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court using

    Senate confirms Judge Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court using "nuclear option"

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    That's fine. All you need to know is there's an asterisk by " confirm " in our lede for a reason. "It will be up to voters and activists to make clear that the extreme ideology that brought Neil Gorsuch to the attention of his patrons at the Heritage Foundation and the Federalist Society is an unwelcome and unsafe addition to the Supreme Court".
  • Britain blames Russian Federation for 'every civilian death' in Syria chemical attack

    Britain blames Russian Federation for 'every civilian death' in Syria chemical attack

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    Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said U.S. President Donald Trump was discussing with members of his administration the possibility of sanctioning Russian Federation and Iran for supporting the Syrian government. But Trump ignores his own statements on the 2013 chemical weapons attack. He also once again offered Britain's support to the United States for its decision on Friday to fire 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at the airfield located near Homs in central Syria.