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SNP pledges to scrap LISA and keep triple lock

Nicola Sturgeon will set out a plans to free up an extra £118 billion of public spending UK-wide over the course of the parliament when she launches her party's General Election manifesto this week...

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Philippine military launches new air raids in Islamist battle

Philippine military launches new air raids in Islamist battle

The military on Sunday implemented a four-hour "peace corridor" or ceasefire in fighting until noon that allowed trapped Marawi residents to move to safer ground as well as humanitarian aid to pass....

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Police criticised over bomb scare response

Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH128 has been re-designated to operate as MH128D and will depart from Melbourne's Tullamarine airport at 8pm local time (6pm Malaysian time) today. Several passeng...

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Four people killed after explosions at Kabul funeral

Four people killed after explosions at Kabul funeral

A LEAST 12 people have reportedly been killed and 90 wounded in bombings at the funeral of a protester killed in Kabul . "Calm is now called for". "Any government attempt to disrupt our fair and ...

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PIA to bring back Pak pilgrims stranded in Qatar

PIA to bring back Pak pilgrims stranded in Qatar

Qatar also has the fourth biggest Filipino population in the Middle East, followed by Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Kuwait, according to statistics released from the Philippine government. The Qatari governm...

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Police make more arrests over London terror attack

Speaking to Channel 4 News, he said: "I don't think we should roll out the red carpet to the president of the U.S. in the circumstances where his policies go against everything we stand for". One Cana...

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Gulf rift raises concerns over Nepali migrant workers

Gulf rift raises concerns over Nepali migrant workers

A commercial banker in fellow GCC state Kuwait, which did not sever diplomatic ties with Qatar, said on Tuesday that business with Qatari institutions was continuing as normal. Qatar has rejected th...

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Five dead following workplace shooting in Orlando

A "disgruntled employee" who was recently fired from a business near Orlando , Fla., shot and killed five of his former co-workers before killing himself on Monday morning, according to local law enf...

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Senator Ernst on Comey's upcoming testimony

It would not work. Have presidents invoked executive privilege in the past? But there are instances of executive privilege being challenged in court. But is it true? " James Comey better hope t...

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Trump Continues to Tweet About London Mayor

Trump Continues to Tweet About London Mayor

After Trump's first attack on Khan, the acting USA ambassador to the UK, Lewis Lukens , notably singled out the London Mayor for praise. The US conference of mayors, which represents the leade...

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USA says anti-missile defense capability outpacing long-range missile threats

USA says anti-missile defense capability outpacing long-range missile threats

Vice Admiral Jim Syring , director of the Pentagon agency in charge of developing the missile defence system, says this week's test result is " an incredible accomplishment " and a critical milest...

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Irish-Moroccan Involved in London Attack

Irish-Moroccan Involved in London Attack

Butt and Rachid Redouane were named on Monday (June 5) as two of the men responsible, and on Tuesday (June 6) the third man was named as Youssef Zaghba , an Italian of Moroccan origin. Twelve peopl...

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Trump goes after London mayor again after terror attack

Trump goes after London mayor again after terror attack

Khan was criticized by Trump on Twitter for comments he made after the attack, but the president took the mayor's words out of context . "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and May...

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Oil prices slide over worries Middle East rift will undermine output cuts

Iran - long at odds with Saudi Arabia and a behind-the-scenes target of the move - immediately blamed US President Donald Trump for setting the stage during his recent trip to Riyadh. U.S. Secretary o...

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#BringBackBilly: Our fight to have Slater in Origin game two

Mitchell Pearce starred for NSW in the first half. To rugby league fans he's the man who has won a premiership with the Roosters but never converted his consistently terrific club form to succes...

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Philippine lawmakers ask court to put an end to martial law

Philippine lawmakers ask court to put an end to martial law

Unlike the first petition filed by the opposition lawmakers , which sought to nullify Proclamation No. 216, the second assailed the action of both Houses of Congress to issue separate resolutions exp...

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Twelve arrested after London terror attacks released without charge

Twelve arrested after London terror attacks released without charge

He was a trainee customer services assistant with London Underground for less than six months, before leaving in October, a Transport for London spokesperson said. A YouGov survey last week fo...

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Ariana Grande Proves That One Love Manchester Conquers All

Grande said the joyous atmosphere was intentional. According to a tweet from the British Red Cross , $ 13 million has been donated to the Manchester Emergency Fund, including $3.49 million rais...

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Trump will not block James Comey testimony: White House

Trump will not block James Comey testimony: White House

Mr Comey is scheduled to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee on 8 June - in public and closed door sessions - to speak about the ongoing FBI investigation into alleged ties between t...

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130 imams band together to refuse funerals for London attackers

Community leaders urged calm, but at Speakers' Corner in London's Hyde Park - one of the capital's most famous places for public speaking - there was evidence of growing tensions in the capital as a M...

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Zbigniew Brzezinski, former United States national security advisor, dead at 89

Mr Brzezinski "passed away peacefully" in Virginia on Friday evening, his daughter Mika said on social media. He was known to his friends as Zbig, to his... Brzezinski had long remained an active vo...

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Champions Trophy 2017: Tahir, Amla shine as South Africa beat Sri Lanka

Champions Trophy 2017: Tahir, Amla shine as South Africa beat Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka captain Upul Tharanga is banned for the next two Champions Trophy matches due to a slow over-rate in Saturday's opening loss to South Africa . At 189-2, South Africa were ready to ac...

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Flights to Qatar as usual: SriLankan

Flights to Qatar as usual: SriLankan

Qatar is located in the Persian Gulf between Saudi Arabia and Iran. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain , UAE, Egypt , Yemen and Maldives also severed their relations with Qatar. The ministry's statement said...

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Bahrain revokes Qatar Airways licences

Bahrain revokes Qatar Airways licences

Still, the minister struck a defiant tone, rejecting those "trying to impose their will on Qatar or intervene in its internal affairs". With an estimated $335 billion of assets in its sovereign weal...

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Martin O'Neill not too down after Republic suffer Mexico defeat

Martin O'Neill not too down after Republic suffer Mexico defeat

That has proved a source of huge frustration to the 27-year-old, whose commitment has been questioned in certain quarters to the extent that he had to deny speculation that he was about to switch alle...

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Trump says Arab leaders complained about Qatar

Yemen and the Maldives also cut ties with Qatar. Tensions surged between countries closer to Saudi Arabia (such as Bahrain , and Egypt ) and others, such Qatar, with ties to Iran . Hours later...

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PM vows to 'fight for Britain' in Brexit negotiations

He said May should resign for presiding over cuts in police numbers during her time as Home Secretary. Corbyn's comments prompted surprise among some in Labour - with some seeing them as a demand ...

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Family of Manchester attack victim pay tribute in London

It was to honor 22 people killed at Grande's Manchester concert in May . The producer/rapper was quick to quash the rumours that he mistook Manchester for London . He wrote: "There was an attack in...

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Day 3: Shutdown and curfew like restrictions cripple life in Kashmir

Day 3: Shutdown and curfew like restrictions cripple life in Kashmir

A police spokesman said situation remained peaceful and under control throughout in valley. "A group of miscreants stoned a CRPF camp". Huge deployment of police and paramilitary forces was made at Ha...

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London attack: Donald Trump ramps up criticism of Mayor Sadiq Khan

London attack: Donald Trump ramps up criticism of Mayor Sadiq Khan

In the hours after the attack , US President Mr Trump tweeted to his 31.6 million followers using it as a reason to push his travel ban on visitors and refugees from six mainly Muslim countries; of...

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