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Trying to unite her party around her Brexit plan has been a hard balancing act for the prime minister. Mr Mundell did not deny this yesterday, saying: 'I don't comment on private conversations I've had with the Prime Minister, but what I've said to her repeatedly and what I've said to Cabinet is that a No Deal Brexit is a very bad outcome for Scotland and the United Kingdom and we must do everything we can to avoid that'.
  • Turtle species thought long extinct found alive and well

    Turtle species thought long extinct found alive and well

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    Do you think you could find a hiding giant tortoise? "She's the rarest tortoise, if not animal, in the entire world and one of the largest discoveries in the Galapagos in the last century". The Galapagos archipelago, which lies in the Pacific Ocean about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) off Ecuador's mainland, hosts unique species and wildlife whose characteristics helped Charles Darwin develop his theory of evolution.
  • Roger Stone's Apology for 'Crosshairs' Instagram Post Wasn't Enough for Judge

    Roger Stone's Apology for 'Crosshairs' Instagram Post Wasn't Enough for Judge

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    She pointed out that he had said he didn't review it. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson is considering revoking bond and changing media restrictions already imposed against Stone in light of the Instagram picture. This was regarded as a mistake by some and a necessity by other legal analysts. "I had no intention of disrespecting the court and humbly apologize to the court for the transgression", he wrote in a court filing.
  • British ISIS bride's baby will still be allowed into United Kingdom, official says

    British ISIS bride's baby will still be allowed into United Kingdom, official says

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    She said she changed her mind about IS after they imprisoned and tortured her Dutch husband - an armed jihadi. Begum Wednesday Yago Riedijk, a convicted terrorist from the Netherlands, three weeks after she fled to Syria. "The reality is under global law, you can not take citizenship from somebody if it makes them stateless", Babu said. "Children should not suffer, so if a parent does lose their British citizenship it does not affect the rights of their child", the minister said.
  • Guaido discusses plans to bring in supplied humanitarian aid

    Guaido discusses plans to bring in supplied humanitarian aid

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    The move came amid a standoff between Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido over allowing worldwide aid into the country. Meanwhile, Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido set out on Thursday to personally collect US-supplied food and medicine stockpiled in Colombia .
  • Imran Khan Asks Pakistan Army to 'Respond Decisively' to Any Indian Aggression

    Imran Khan Asks Pakistan Army to 'Respond Decisively' to Any Indian Aggression

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    Antonio Guterres called on New Delhi and Islamabad to resolve their differences through "meaningful mutual engagement", Stephane Dujarric, Guterres' spokesman, said in a statement late Wednesday. The minister said that Pakistan is a peace-loving and responsible state but India used to blame Islamabad for each and every incident without any investigation or having evidences.
  • Kim or Trump? Hanoi barber offers leaders' hairdos for free

    Kim or Trump? Hanoi barber offers leaders' hairdos for free

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    Vietnam had asked the committee to grant an exemption to senior North Korean officials who are on a United Nations sanctions blacklist to allow them to attend the February 27-28 summit in Hanoi. And it's unclear if the USA and North Korea have agreed upon any principles ahead of the summit. While it was not known if any of them will travel to Vietnam, the council's North Korea sanctions committee approved Vietnam's request for a blanket exemption, according to an internal document dated ...
  • Vatican admits to secret rules for children of priests

    Vatican admits to secret rules for children of priests

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    As a matter of fact, there are so many children who were fathered by priests worldwide that the Vatican was forced to come up with a set of rules for priests who have illegitimate offsprings. A large majority of 72 percent of the Germans, the mandatory celibacy of Catholic priests is holding a poll for a cause of sexual abuse . Doyle also notes that these children are born under a wide range of circumstances, with some the result of sexual abuse by priests against girls and women.
  • Search for European tourists suspended

    Search for European tourists suspended

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    It is believed Mr Palmer, from Forrest Row, and Mr Ferrieux had arrived in Australia in November and had been in the Port Macquarie area since Sunday. Police have not disclosed how long Mr Palmer and Mr Ferrieux had been in Australia. It continued on Tuesday morning, but police said there had been no sign of the pair.
  • NYT publisher: Trump 'retreating from a distinctly American principle'

    NYT publisher: Trump 'retreating from a distinctly American principle'

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    Trump didn't get specific about the "false" reporting, but it seems likely that he saw the print edition of this morning's New York Times with the headline "Inside Trump's Angry War On Inquiries Around Him" (subhead: "Pressure Tactics Leave the President Exposed to Accusations of Obstruction") splashed on the front page above the fold.
  • Rep. Ilhan Omar On ‘Hit List’ Of Coast Guard Lt. Christopher Hasson

    Rep. Ilhan Omar On ‘Hit List’ Of Coast Guard Lt. Christopher Hasson

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    Christopher Paul Hasson is due to appear Thursday in federal court in Maryland after his arrest on gun and drug offenses, but prosecutors say those charges are the "proverbial tip of the iceberg ". Chuck Schumer, of New York, Cory Booker , of New Jersey, Richard Blumenthal , of CT and Kamala Harris , of California and former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, of Texas - as well as CNN journalists Don Lemon, Chris Cuomo and Van Jones and MSNBC's Chris Hayes, Ari Melber and Joe Scarborough.
  • Highlights of the 12th edition of Air show Aero India

    Highlights of the 12th edition of Air show Aero India

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    One pilot was killed after a mid air collision of two Hawk trainer jets occurred Tuesday at Bengaluru's Aero India show, The Economic Times reported. Aero India Exhibition which is organised every two years has already carved a niche for itself globally as a premier aerospace exhibition, with eleven successful editions organised since 1996.
  • Can Bernie Sanders win against Donald Trump?

    Can Bernie Sanders win against Donald Trump?

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    Still, there is no question that Sanders will be a formidable contender for the Democratic nomination. The crowded field includes a number of other candidates who will likely make strong appeals to the Democratic base including Harris and Sens Cory Booker of New Jersey , Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Kirsten Gillibrand of NY.
  • "PM Forgot To Write Pak's Name", Congress Taunts On Statement With Saudi

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    Asked about rising tension between India and Pakistan following the Pulwama attack , he said Saudi Arabia believed that both countries can de-escalate and resolve issues peacefully. He also announced that the crown prince had increased the quota for Indian Haj pilgrims to 2 lakh at Modi's request. "In this context, both sides agreed on the need for creation of conditions necessary for resumption of comprehensive dialogue between India and Pakistan ", it said.
  • French rally against anti-Semitism; Macron visits cemetery

    French rally against anti-Semitism; Macron visits cemetery

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    Antisemitism appears to have reached its worst levels since the second world war, Emmanuel Macron told Jewish community leaders on Wednesday, a day after thousands of people took to the streets in France to denounce hate crimes. The move would practically outlaw anti-Zionism in France, where anti-Semitism is already illegal. Last Monday, French authorities found swastikas and anti-Semitic slurs painted on mailboxes displaying the portraits of French politician and Holocaust survivor, ...
  • Fire kills dozens in centuries-old Bangladesh district

    Fire kills dozens in centuries-old Bangladesh district

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    Mahmud Hossain Opu/DhakaTribune " Our priority right now is to douse the fire completely and tend to the wounded", Khokon said, but did not respond to questions from journalists about the warehouses in the buildings in Old Dhaka where chemicals are kept in unsafe conditions.
  • How Grand Canyon tourists were exposed to radiation for two decades

    How Grand Canyon tourists were exposed to radiation for two decades

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    Stephenson told CNN that in early June he found out about three 5-gallon buckets of uranium ore that had been stored next to a taxidermy exhibit at the park's museum for almost two decades. "We will share additional information about this matter as the investigation continues". It is unclear how that case was resolved, but within months, Stephenson had a new job with the National Park Service.
  • Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen gets prison date postponed

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    Cohen was originally scheduled to report to prison March 6. President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen will testify in a public hearing before a USA congressional committee on February 27 and the panel's chairman said Trump's business practices would be a focus of the testimony.
  • Questions after AOC's boyfriend gets congressional email account

    Questions after AOC's boyfriend gets congressional email account

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    In opposing Amazon's arrival, Ocasio-Cortez "ignored over 80% of Latinos in the NY area and 70% of black Americans in the NY area who needed these jobs, who wanted these jobs". We are proud of our jobs with excellent pay ($15 min), benefits from day 1, & lots of other benefits like our Career Choice pre-paid educational programs.
  • ‘#MeToo’ spray-painted on statue of WWII sailor kissing nurse

    ‘#MeToo’ spray-painted on statue of WWII sailor kissing nurse

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    Sarasota police Tuesday morning reported finding #MeToo painted in red on one leg of the 25-foot tall memorial at us 41 and Gulfstream Avenue. "The red lettering covered the length of the nurse's leg", the department said. At the time it was widely lauded as an expression of joy across the USA when Japan surrendered . The photograph later became one of the most iconic photos of the 20th century.
  • North Carolina elections board weighs re-doing marred election

    North Carolina elections board weighs re-doing marred election

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    Poll worker Agnes Willis told the five-member State Board of Elections in Raleigh on Tuesday that she and other poll workers viewed early results in the Bladen County sheriff's race before the general election. North Carolina poll workers told election officials on Tuesday they illegally viewed early election results a year ago, the latest evidence in a probe of voting irregularities in a still unsettled congressional race.
  • Islamic State closer to defeat in last Syrian enclave

    Islamic State closer to defeat in last Syrian enclave

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    Mustafa Bali, a spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces, the USA -backed militia spearheading the fight against IS in Syria, confirmed the trucks were carrying civilians from the enclave. The vehicles were carrying ISIL families and other civilians who were living in Baghouz, he said, with some being transported to al-Hol camp, where humanitarian conditions are dire .
  • Teen in Lincoln Memorial protest sues Washington Post for $250 million

    Teen in Lincoln Memorial protest sues Washington Post for $250 million

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    Trump ('the President') by impugning individuals perceived to be supporters of the President", said the filing on the Hemmer DeFrank Wessels law firm page. The edited video circulated by the Post and other mainstream outlets framed Sandmann as the villain in the encounter with Phillips, even though the elder and a few other protesters had actually walked into the middle of the group of teenagers, chanting and beating drums in their faces deliberately.
  • Andrew McCabe Thinks 'It's Possible' That Trump Is A Russian Asset

    Andrew McCabe Thinks 'It's Possible' That Trump Is A Russian Asset

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    Trump has been tweeting his outrage over McCabe's assertions, saying on Monday that he and Rosenstein "were planning a very illegal act, and got caught". "No one objected", said McCabe. McCabe has said he was present when Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein brought up the idea of wearing a wire to secretly record Trump as well as the possibility of invoking the Constitution's 25th Amendment to remove the president from office on the grounds he was unfit for office.
  • Putin warns he will target United States if missiles are deployed in Europe

    Putin warns he will target United States if missiles are deployed in Europe

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    Putin added that the other weapons, which he announced past year, including the nuclear-powered Burevestnik cruise missile and the Poseidon nuclear-powered underwater drone, have been undergoing tests successfully. INF banned any land-based missiles from Europe with a range between 500 and 5,500 kilometers, whether nuclear or conventional. Another Levada poll in October found only 40 percent of Russians would vote for Putin if an election were held.