• SNP open to backing Labour government 'issue-by-issue'

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    Maintaining her message linking the SNP and Tories, she claimed that only the Labour party in this General Election had their full attention on ending child poverty across the entire country. Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon said on Friday she still expected Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives to win a majority at next week's national election , but was no longer certain it would increase.
  • Explosions, gunfire reported at casino in Philippines

    Explosions, gunfire reported at casino in Philippines

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    Authorities were not able to confirm the origin of the attack, but the Philippines military has been recently fighting groups associated with the Islamic State elsewhere in the island nation. A South Korean victim died in the evacuation. More than 70 people suffered mostly minor injuries in the stampede to escape. Dela Rosa described the gunman as "foreign-looking, a Caucasian, about six feet tall" and said he spoke English.
  • Paris climate pact not tough on India, so Trump pulls out!

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    NY [U.S.], June 2: Former US President Barack Obama lamented over the decision of President Donald Trump to withdraw from the United States, saying the deal was meant to "protect the world we leave to our children". "The President has already said climate change is a hoax , which is the exact opposite of virtually all scientific and worldwide opinion ", said Governor Jerry Brown.
  • Malaysia Airlines flight turns back after bomb threat

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    The 25-year-old purchased a ticket for the flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur after he was released from the Monash Medical Centre in Clayton on Wednesday, said Victoria Police chief commissioner Graham Ashton in a report by Sydney Morning Herald.
  • United Kingdom police arrest another man in connection with Manchester attack

    United Kingdom police arrest another man in connection with Manchester attack

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    Two friends of Abedi had become so anxious they separately telephoned the police counter-terrorism hotline five years ago and again last year, reported the BBC . "A third USA government source" was cited to identify the attacker as Salman Abedi, or Salman Ramadan Abedi, according to Reuters . "We condemn these terrorist acts on civilians, innocent people", he said.
  • Macron Discusses Gay Chechnya Crackdown with Putin

    Macron Discusses Gay Chechnya Crackdown with Putin

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    The Kremlin appeared to favour Macron's far-right opponent Marine Le Pen for the presidency during the campaign and Putin offered her a publicity coup when he granted her an audience a month before the election's first round. In fact, Macron was inspired by Putin by blowing hot and cold , sometimes by inviting "to work together", sometimes by denouncing the "interference" of two Kremlin-funded media.
  • Kabul blast: NDS says Pak-based Haqqani network behind attack

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    The deportation policy for war-torn Afghanistan has however been highly controversial, and the debate intensified after this week's attack. The blast, which came a few days into the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, was one of the deadliest to hit the Afghan capital in recent years.
  • 4th Circuit Court Ruling Keeps Trump's Travel Ban On Hold

    4th Circuit Court Ruling Keeps Trump's Travel Ban On Hold

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    It also suspended the US refugee program for 120 days. The broad, decisive ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit means the Trump administration still can not enforce its travel order that the government says is urgently needed for national security .
  • China makes concessions to Germany on electric vehicle quotas

    China makes concessions to Germany on electric vehicle quotas

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    Li said in a Berlin joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel . BERLIN , June 2 China has agreed to delay and soften planned electric vehicle quotas in response to complaints from German carmakers who said the rules would discriminate against them in their largest market, Handelsblatt reported on Friday.
  • 36 bodies found in Manila casino after attack

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    Resorts World Manila said in a statement that the man also shot himself after setting himself on fire, and that he was found dead around 07:00 local time (23:00 Thursday GMT). "The 36 bodies were retrieved all over the gaming area, not in hotel rooms", Albayalde said . The suspect stole 113 million pesos ($2.3 million) worth of chips, police said.