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Meanwhile, sterling has held onto gains this afternoon, rising 0.16% against the dollar to US$1.2798. Praising MPs for backing her during a stump speech in the north-west of England, the PM said: "It's great to be here in Bolton, fresh from the House of Commons, fresh from winning a vote in the House of Commons, which has approved my decision to hold a general election on June 8".
  • Iranian FM rips America's 'worn-out' nuclear accusations

    Iranian FM rips America's 'worn-out' nuclear accusations

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    US President Donald Trump listens to a question during a joint news conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni. "We're in a role everywhere, so I do not see that". Obama and others argued it was narrowly tailored to take the most unsafe prospect - a nuclear-armed Iran - off the table. "A comprehensive Iran policy requires we address all of the threats posed by Iran , and it is clear there are many", he said.
  • Dumped O'Reilly set to get 'multimillion' payout

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    The New York Times revealed earlier this month that O'Reilly and his bosses paid about $13 million to five women in exchange for them not pursuing lawsuits or speaking about their cases. "And I do know that when Fox News talked to settle with Andrea Tanteros they wanted to pay the settlement out as salary", Burstein said. (O'Reilly has denied the allegations against him.) The pundit also offered O'Reilly a unusual form of solace: living in a mountain cabin with him and Jon Stewart.
  • Clippers Beat Jazz 99-91, Even Series at 1-1

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    Point guard Chris Paul , who had 25 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds in Game 1 , said the Clippers also need a boost from J.J. Redick. Griffin entered the halftime intermission with 13 points, while Jordan had already claimed a double-double by the break with 14 points and 10 rebounds.
  • Insurers Push for ACA Subsidy Payments in Meeting With Top Health Official

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    Marguerite Salazar, Colorado's insurance regulator, said that her state's carriers, which include Anthem Inc. and Cigna Corp., haven't said they're leaving, though they don't want to commit either. Administration officials are holding a meeting at the White House today [April 17] on Obamacare, according to a person familiar with the matter. "Premiums will go up sharply - almost 20 percent - across the market".
  • Augusta National green jacket found in Toronto on auction block

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    Two are at the lead, at 6 under. Can he do something special to get back one day? Els said his fondest memories of Augusta were from his first appearance in 1994 when he got to play with American former champion Ben Crenshaw and Spain's Jose Maria Olazabal who went on to win the tournament.
  • Spieth rallies Friday to finish round tied for 10th

    Spieth rallies Friday to finish round tied for 10th

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    QUOTEWORTHY "I know that anything can happen". Augusta, U- Two newcomers with nerves of steel, Thomas Pieters of Belgium and Spain's Jon Rahm , are both handily placed Saturday to create an upset as the Masters third round begins. "I'm in a good spot", he said. Hoffman, the world number 52, was putting together another solid round until he pulled a seven-iron into water at the 16th hole and made a double-bogey on the way to a level-par 72.
  • As Trump warned North Korea, his 'armada' was headed toward Australia

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    Imagine everyone's surprise, then, when the US Navy released a picture of the USS Carl Vinson off the coast of Indonesia. He added that North Korea remains the "number one threat in the region" amid "its reckless, irresponsible and destabilizing program of missile tests and pursuit of a nuclear weapons capability".
  • United States tells North Korea: We don't want a fight, don't start one

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    Since entering office, President Donald Trump, like his predecessor, Barack Obama, has pressed China to use its political and economic leverage over North Korea, its once-close ally. China accounts for an estimated 80% of North Korea's foreign trade, along with crucial food and fuel assistance. After meeting with Abe, Pence held talks with Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso on a new U.S.
  • Hilary Duff splits from Matthew Koma

    Hilary Duff splits from Matthew Koma

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    Rumors of a breakup between the two broke out when Duff and Koma stopped following each other on social media. An eyewitness said, "they were playful with each other" as they left together and went into Hillary's apartment. They made their red carpet debut at a pre-SAG Awards party later that month. She stated in an interview with Cosmopolitan , "people don't need to know my business until I really know my business, you know?" They finalized their divorce in February 2016, but remain ...