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Six things we learned from Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit white paper

However, I can not understand the position of MPs who voted to have a referendum, but against the result, that included some Labour, most Lib-Dems and the sole Green MP. Davis repeated the government's insistence that it does not want Brexit to damage the European Union - setting the U.K.in stark contrast to the new administration in the U.S.

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Archbishop 'completely unaware' of abuse claims against boys' camp colleague

He said he was friends with Mr Smyth when they worked together at the camps but had then left England in 1978 to work for an oil company in Paris for five years. I wasn't in his inner circle or in the inner circle of the leadership of the camp, far from it". The Titus Trust, which absorbed the Iwerne Trust in 2000, told Channel 4 News: "It was only in 2014 that the board of The Titus Trust was informed about this matter, after which we submitted a serious incident report to the Charity ...

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Millions in Britain sign anti-Trump petition

The latest petition appears to be a counter to the hugely popular petition arguing Trump should not be allowed an official state visit to the country as it would "cause embarrassment" to the Queen, which has attracted more than 1.5 million signatures.

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President Trump and Australia PM have 'worst call'

On Wednesday, US presidential spokesman Sean Spicer also said Mr Trump meant to uphold the deal. "It's better that these things - these conversations - are conducted candidly, frankly, privately", Turnbull told reporters . Malcolm Davis, a senior defence analyst at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, said the USA alliance was too important to be rocked by Mr Trump's behaviour and Australia would need to essentially work around the current President if he was going to ...

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Trump Approved Botched Yemen Raid 'Without Sufficient Intelligence'

She noted that as part of propaganda efforts, terrorist groups have begun to circulate photographs of children reputedly killed by USA forces. An attack on a village in Yemen ordered by President Trump on Sunday caused the death of a newborn baby, alongside as many as 23 civilians, human rights organization Reprieve has discovered.

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Trump approved Yemen raid five days after inauguration

United States forces had previously failed to acknowledge any civilian casualties, and said 14 AQAP militants were killed in the raid in al Bayda province. "They [the SEALs] entered another house and killed everybody in it, including all the women". The U.S. Central Command, which oversees military operations in the Middle East, said yesterday that "civilian non-combatants likely were killed", during the SEAL Team Six raid on an al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) compound in ...

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Woman Says She Was Kicked Off Plane For Showing 'Too Much' Cleavage

This woman is pissed at Spirit Airlines after they allegedly kicked her off a flight for her cleavage. An airline spokesman said flight attendants approached the woman at her seat because she was intoxicated. Furthermore, the spokesman stated that a flight attendant was addressing the woman's reported intoxication. In a telephone interview with Local 10 News , she said: "It's not even about money".

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'Disastrous move' if London blocks 2nd Scottish independence referendum - Sturgeon

A Scottish government spokesman said any bid to block a second referendum would be "a democratic outrage" that would only "succeed in boosting support for both a referendum and for independence itself". Fallon later softened his stance, telling Sturgeon on BBC Radio Scotland to "forget all that stuff and get on with the day job". "Respect works two ways", Fallon told The Herald newspaper late Wednesday.

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Nashville police officer dies trying to save suicidal woman

Mayor Megan Barry directed all Metro buildings to fly flags at half-staff to honor Mumaw, and said in a statement that "our worst fears were realized today when Officer Mumaw was recovered deceased from the Cumberland River after having given his life to save a woman in distress".

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Cop killed in crash was set to marry high school sweetheart

It happened around 11:43 p.m. on City Island Road at Park Drive. They pulled the survivor free, but could not get Bennett out of the vehicle, police say. "That was actually, that's something I probably won't ever forget". Sources say the driver is a 32-year-old off-duty NYPD sergeant assigned to PSA 4, a housing unit.

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European Parliament Approves Visa-Free Schengen Travel For Georgia

Lawmakers endorsed the visa waiver Thursday by 553 votes to 66, with 28 abstentions. The next step in the process is for the European Council to formally adopt the visa waiver. European Parliament adopted on February 2 the proposal on visa liberalization for Georgia, enabling the biometric passport holders to enter the Schengen area for 90 days within any 180-day period for a holiday, business or any other goal, except working.

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What Is the Johnson Amendment That Trump Wants to 'Destroy'?

It's a high-profile Washington event for faith leaders, politicians and dignitaries. Lankford has said that homosexuality is a choice and that people should be able to be fired for his or her sexual orientation . "If they want to talk about Christianity, if they want to preach, if they want to talk about politics, they're unable to do so", he said in September.

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United Kingdom clears first hurdle in Brexit process

The UK will leave the single market but seek a free trade agreement to ensure the "most frictionless trade possible" in goods and services with the EU. The government was forced to bring the legislation before Parliament following a Supreme Court verdict last month, which held that the executive's prerogative was not sufficient, and that only Parliament authorise it to trigger Article 50.

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Taiwan schools on Times list of most worldwide universities

The latest warning comes as Times Higher Education published its list of the 150 most worldwide colleges in the world, based on the proportion of global students and staff and journal publications with at least one worldwide co-author, as well as global reputation, derived from the results of a survey of leading scholars.

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Kuwait imposes visa ban on five Muslim-majority nations including Pakistan

However, this is not the first time the nation has taken such an extreme step, as in 2011 Kuwait had ordered a similar "blanket ban" on visas of nationals belonging to Syria. Iran is deemed unsafe because of the increasing tension between the country and the Gulf area. The move comes after US President Donald Trump banned entry from seven Muslim-majority countries, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days.

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Barack Obama spotted chillin' on British Virgin Islands with Branson

The couple first flew to Palm Springs, Calif., for a weekend, but are now spending some time on Virgin Group billionaire mogul Sir Richard Branson's private Caribbean island called Necker Island. In the statement, he said he was heartened to see that people were engaged to such an extent that they were organising protests to make their voices heard about opposition to Mr Trump's ban on people from seven countries coming into the US.

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British Pound Drops as BoE Remains Calm on UK Inflation Outlook

The BoE Monetary Policy Committee left interest rates unchanged at 0.25% with a 9-0 vote for keeping policy steady. That was as City economists had expected. The Bank also expects the United Kingdom jobless rate to remain below pre-crisis averages for the next three years. The forecast for 2019 is 1.7%, versus 1.6% forecast in November.

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Groundhog Day 2017: What is Groundhog Day? Who is Punxsutawney Phil?

Just after sunrise on Thursday, Punxsutawney Phil declared six more weeks of winter for the United States - a prognostication AccuWeather meteorologists largely agree with. 2. Groundhog Day's origins lie in an ancient European celebration of Candlemas , which is a point midway between the winter solstice and the spring equinox - the exact midpoint of astronomical winter.

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Multiple Deaths Reported in Canadian Mosque Shooting

The incident took place Sunday night. "While there are no credible threats in Boston area at this time, the Boston Police Department has been in contact with our local mosques and will increase visibility and patrols in the area of those locations".

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Dan Jarvis: Labour 'needs collective view' on Brexit

It will return for a final vote in the House of Commons next week, before which Mr Corbyn has signalled his intention to try and add a series of Labour amendments to the Bill. MPs will spend Thursday poring over a Government White Paper setting out its Brexit strategy as the next battlegrounds in the debate over quitting the European Union begin to emerge.

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Ban of Muslim-majority countries only encourages our enemies

Shibly is the chief executive director of CAIR-Florida, the state's largest civil liberties and advocacy organization. "We do not know exactly how many people have been detained in an unlawful manner", Caitlin Sanderson, staff attorney with the American Civil Liberties Union stated.

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Trump's trouble: Mexico border wall could cost $120 per United States household

In a video message late Monday, he touted this "national unity" and said it "must be the cornerstone of our strategy and our actions inside and outside the country". And if there is some kind of border tax on Mexican goods, Mexico might well put its own border tax on American goods. Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin of Newark, N.J., said Trump's executive actions were "the opposite of what it means to be an American".

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Record number of anti-Semitic hate crimes

Tom Watson has issued a strong reminder of the need to root out anti-Semitism in society after a rise in the level of hate crime against Jews. There is no obvious single cause for the record total a year ago, according to the CST. CST chief executive David Delew said: " Whilst Jewish life in this country remains overwhelmingly positive, this heightened level of anti-Semitism is deeply worrying and it appears to be getting worse ".

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Presdent Trump has begun to rollback cyberspying sanctions against Russian Federation

The document released by the department weakens the sanctions Obama put in place by executive order in response to cyberattacks. He referred questions about the move to the Treasury Department. "From what I understand it is a regular course of action". The Treasury Department did not immediately respond to a CNN request for comment. Trump has repeatedly said he intends to lift sanctions imposed on Russian Federation and reestablish a relationship.

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Remember riots and rapes when you vote: Yogi Adityanath

Yogi Adityanath is always interested in making some controversial comments. Adityanath, who will cover Bulandshahr , Dholana (Hapur) and Loni (Ghaziabad) constituencies, all of which go to polls in the first phase of elections, is slated to hold eight rallies in the initial phase of campaigning.

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Confirm or reject? Democrats weigh strategic decisions on Trump's cabinet nominees

With the committee rules suspended, the 14 Republicans in the room voted Wednesday morning to move the Mnuchin and Price nominations to the full Senate. "They on their own accord refused to participate in the exercise", Hatch said about the Democrats on the committee. "That was not a new president, newly elected", said Sen.

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Budget failed to address transparency of political parties: ADR

The earlier limit cash limit was Rs 20,000 and former Chief Election Commissioner, V S Sampath acknowledged that a lot of black money becomes white, as donations less than Rs 20,000 can be taken in cash and its donor details are not to be declared by the political parties.

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Frontline Insight: Philippines President Duterte's War on Drugs

The suspension of the police anti-drug campaign to give way to an "internal cleansing" of the organization's ranks was greeted by calls to undertake an worldwide investigation into the thousands of deaths over the last seven months and an end to the impunity that have marked the killings.

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Trump to focus program combatting violent extremism exclusively on Islam

It aims to deter groups or potential lone attackers within the United States through community partnerships and education and counter-messaging campaigns in cooperation with companies such as Google and Facebook, and is separate from military and intelligence efforts against online extremism.

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President Rivlin Attempts to Smooth Out Relations with Mexico

In the call, according to the AP's reporting of the transcript , Trump told Peña Nieto: " You have a bunch of bad hombres down there ". A White House official pointed to a joint statement issued by the two leaders Friday noting they had discussed the need to " work together to stop drug cartels, drug trafficking and illegal guns and arms sales ".

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Saudi Arabia is Keen on US President Trump's pro-Crude Oil Policies

Even if Saudi Arabia is the de facto leader of the oil cartel OPEC - from which President Trump wants to unchain US oil imports - al-Falih seemed confident that the " Gulf allies" reference in An America First Energy Plan on the White House website refers to Saudi Arabia , the leader of that group.

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Navy SEAL Killed in 'Daring' Raid on Yemeni Al Qaeda Stronghold

One of the dead was the 8-year-old daughter of Anwar al-Awlaki, a militant killed by a 2011 US drone strike . The mission had been prepared under the Obama administration but it had not been approved. Buried in a little-noticed earlier report by Reuters , Nasser lamented, "Why kill children?" On Wednesday night, USA central command said in a statement that the team conducting the inquiry had already confirmed that civilians were "likely killed" in the raid and that "casualties may ...

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Trump may be readying dramatic religious freedom order

The executive order, obtained by The Investigative Fund and The Nation , could allow for businesses , schools , and even healthcare providers to turn away LGBTQ people based on "religious freedoms". This executive order is simply an affirmation of the First Amendment's freedom of religion clause. It would require the Department of Justice to defend such "religious freedom".

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Quebec Shooting Suspect Visited Mosque Days Before Attack

Police said they responded to the initial reports of the shooting at 7:55 p.m. local time, arriving within minutes at the mosque. Six people were killed and eight were wounded in the attack. It went on to say, "We need to remain focused on keeping our communities safe and united instead of trying to build walls and scapegoat communities".

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Duterte not ready to decide on ceasefire with NPA

Chief government negotiator Silvestre Bello 3rd admitted the government was surprised by the NPA move. The government is committed to advancing the peace process with the communist rebels and upholding its ceasefire despite the group's decision to terminate its unilateral truce.


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