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There is a reasonable point there in that The Lions will have played six matches by the time the first test comes around. This was the first Blues start for fly-half Stephen Perofeta and within 10 minutes of kickoff, he looked right at home.
  • Police increase patrols in Tehran after Iran terror attacks

    Police increase patrols in Tehran after Iran terror attacks

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    The elite force vowed in a statement on Wednesday to seek revenge. But no proof or specifics were offered. " We condemn terrorist attacks anywhere they occur and we condemn the killing of the innocent anywhere it occurs ", Jubeir said. Some experts have speculated that recruitment efforts were unsuccessful because of Iran's relative stability, while conflicting reports indicate that Iran has prevented as many as 1,500 Iranians from joining ISIS, likely through Tehran's notoriously ...
  • Man kicked by cops undergoing surgery for burns

    Man kicked by cops undergoing surgery for burns

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    While the prosecutor's office has not identified the individuals seen in the new video assaulting the man, Jersey City mayor Steven Fulop said on Twitter they were officers. "Taking swift action isn't always elegant, but this video clearly shows that the officers acted quickly to extinguish the flames, and pull this man out of harm's way", Disbrow said in a statement.
  • Trump's United Kingdom trip should be canceled, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan

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    Mayor Sadiq Khan, who made history as the British capital's first Muslim leader, has repeatedly been targeted by Trump on Twitter. Khan is among those who have asked the government to reconsider the invitation, describing the state visit as "inappropriate" given the president's months-long push for a travel ban for passengers from several Muslim majority nations.
  • Kinder Morgan's British Columbia Project Could Be In Trouble

    Kinder Morgan's British Columbia Project Could Be In Trouble

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    A lot rests on Lt. -Gov. If her party fails a confidence vote, Clark said it's likely that Guichon would ask the New Democrats to form government given they won the second highest number of seats in the legislature. "Whatever has been said about promises for support for four years, that's a hard promise to maintain when you've got such a close division in the (legislature.) I don't think we've ever seen anything like this, certainly not in Canadian history".
  • Canada to increase military spending 70 percent in 10 years

    Canada to increase military spending 70 percent in 10 years

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    The plan would see Canada expand its military intelligence and special operations capabilities, enhance its Arctic presence and explore with Washington new roles for the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) beyond its current mandate of securing the continent's airspace and shores.
  • Trump Delves Into Arab States Rift with Qatar

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    During the phone call , Trump underscored that a united Gulf Cooperation Council is critical to defeating terrorism and promoting regional stability, the White House said. Qatar is not alone among GCC members to have been criticized over financing of terror and extremist ideology. It emboldened Saudi King Salman to "discipline" his unruly neighbour.
  • RNC Rolls out Efforts to Combat Comey Testimony

    RNC Rolls out Efforts to Combat Comey Testimony

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    That denial came in a one-to-one dinner on 27 January at the White House, Comey will say, adding that he had a "very awkward conversation" with the president that evening. "Why would you ask the AG to leave the room?" Trump told Comey that "Flynn hadn't done anything wrong on his calls with the Russians, but had misled the Vice President".
  • Who's who, what's at stake in Britain's unexpected election

    Who's who, what's at stake in Britain's unexpected election

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    She went into the election untested in a national campaign, but with a reputation for quiet competence. Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , an anti-war campaigner deemed unelectable by a majority of his own lawmakers, has run an energetic campaign, promising change and an end to austerity.
  • Armed cops evacuate Trafalgar Square this afternoon

    Armed cops evacuate Trafalgar Square this afternoon

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    Officers confirmed they received a call alerting them to the package at 2.40pm. Commenting on developments, a spokesperson for Metropolitan Police said: "Specialist officers are in attendance and cordons are in place". While the force later tweeted: 'The incident in Charing Cross has now been stood down. Trafalgar Square's evacuation produced some eerie images and footage of a deserted square.
  • US Military Tests Ground-based Interceptor Against Ballistic Missile Target

    US Military Tests Ground-based Interceptor Against Ballistic Missile Target

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    Chris Johnson of the Missile Defense Agency told Business Insider that while they managed to shoot down the ICBM with just a single interceptor missile, "in an operational scenario we'd likely use more than one". An unarmed ICBM was also fired from a location in the central Pacific Ocean. He pointed out that the mockup was easier to follow and neutralize because it flew slower than a North Korean ICBM, with a slower closure rate between target and interceptor as well.