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Denmark lawmakers have been mulling over the law since a year ago and despite fears of religious freedom, the three-party centre-right minority government, its ally the Danish People's Party and the main opposition Social Democrats had supported the ban in 2017.
  • Malaysia ends hunt for MH370

    Malaysia ends hunt for MH370

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    Ocean Infinity's Plunkett thanked the Malaysian government for giving the company the opportunity to restart the search, and extended "the thoughts of everyone at Ocean Infinity to the families of those who have lost loved ones on MH370".
  • Giuliani: No Trump Interview Without Informant Papers

    Giuliani: No Trump Interview Without Informant Papers

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    Earlier Tuesday, Trump lashed out at the " rigged Russia Witch Hunt " on Twitter, casting Mueller's probe as partisan and saying it could amount to " MEDDLING " in this year's midterm elections to the detriment of Republicans . Asked whether Mr Trump was trying to discredit the Mueller probe by calling it a "witch hunt", White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said: "I think the President is stating a fact".
  • Tommy Robinson jailed after breaching contempt of court laws

    Tommy Robinson jailed after breaching contempt of court laws

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    The responsibility to exercise that freedom of speech within the law. Less than an hour after his arrest, he was sentenced to thirteen months in jail. A strict order is now in place temporarily banning publication or broadcasting details of the long-running case or anyone involved. The Contempt of Court Act 1981 protects the integrity of court proceedings in the United Kingdom - it makes sure that defendants receive a fair trial and makes any actions that could prejudice proceedings, (i.e.
  • Deal with St. Louis prosecutors led to Greitens' resignation

    Deal with St. Louis prosecutors led to Greitens' resignation

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    Greitens faced additional charges of computer tampering in April for allegedly misusing a veterans charity's donor list to raise money for his 2016 campaign. Earlier this month , Missouri state lawmakers announced plans to convene a special legislative session to weigh potential disciplinary actions against the governor.
  • Day of US-NKorea meetings to salvage summit on tap in NYC

    Day of US-NKorea meetings to salvage summit on tap in NYC

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    His arrival at Beijing's main airport and departure to NY were confirmed by Kyodo News. Japanese officials, however, would first evaluate the outcome of the expected US-North Korea summit before pushing for the potential ministerial talks, Kyodo and Mainichi said.
  • Trump Welcomes Freed American after Venezuela 'Ordeal'

    Trump Welcomes Freed American after Venezuela 'Ordeal'

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    President Donald Trump announced Saturday (May 26) morning that American prisoner Josh Holt has been released from prison in Venezuela. In a statement Saturday night, the White House says the Holts were unjustly held. "The United States stands steadfast in support of the Venezuelan people and their efforts to return to democracy", he said in a statement. Orrin Hatch , R-Utah, who said Holt soon would be reunited with "his sweet, long-suffering family" in Riverton, Utah.
  • Over 50 Taliban leaders killed in U.S. operation

    Over 50 Taliban leaders killed in U.S. operation

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    US forces killed over 50 Taliban leaders in a series of strikes against those behind a recent attack in the Helmand provincial capital of Farah, US military and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation commander General John Nicholson said Wednesday.
  • Thousands evacuate as Storm Alberto powers toward Florida

    Thousands evacuate as Storm Alberto powers toward Florida

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    WYFF-TV of Greenville, South Carolina, said a news anchor, Mike McCormick, and photojournalist, Aaron Smeltzer, with that station were both killed. The National Hurricane Center in Miami issued tropical storm warnings for parts of Florida and Alabama , saying tropical storm conditions are possible there by Sunday night .
  • North Korean ex-spy chief arrives in United States for Pompeo meeting

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    It will be the third meeting between Pompeo, who headed the Central Intelligence Agency before becoming secretary of state, and Kim Yong Chol since April. Russian Federation on Wednesday also announced that its foreign minister would be in North Korea on Thursday for talks. However, Cho added that the engagement of the leaders of the two countries meant "chances are high that common ground can be found".
  • Off-tone Melania Trump tweet sparks serious concern for her welfare

    Off-tone Melania Trump tweet sparks serious concern for her welfare

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    She was notably absent from the Memorial Day wreath-laying at Arlington Cemetery earlier this week. Several days later, on May 14, the first lady underwent an embolization procedure involving her kidney at Walter Reed Medical Center. On that date, she joined President Trump in welcoming three Americans released from a North Korean detention center. I wouldn't characterize it as a long absence.
  • Confronting aerial footage shows fast-moving lava flows destroying homes in Hawaii

    Confronting aerial footage shows fast-moving lava flows destroying homes in Hawaii

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    The slow-moving lava flow has disrupted the lives of many on the island, but officials have kept a very close eye on everything to ensure that nobody gets caught off guard (unless you're a Ford Mustang). Both gases are colorless, but hydrogen sulfide carries an "offensive odor", says the USGS , similar to the smell of a sewer, or farts . Leilani Estates resident Steve Gebbie said he lost his home to lava Sunday night.
  • India, Top Iranian Oil Importer, Says Will Not Heed U.S. Sanctions

    India, Top Iranian Oil Importer, Says Will Not Heed U.S. Sanctions

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    The representative of the East Asian country made the remarks, in New Delhi , at a joint news conference with Iranian counterpart Mohammed Javad Zarif. Likewise, India would like to tap into the gas and oil of Central Asia (Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan in particular) and even Russian Federation through pipelines down through Iran to the planned Indian-run Chabahar port on Iran's Gulf coast.
  • Gowdy disputes Trump's 'spy' claim, says FBI acted properly

    Gowdy disputes Trump's 'spy' claim, says FBI acted properly

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    Gowdy, a member of the House Intelligence Committee, commented Tuesday night on Fox News about Trump's annoyance with Sessions recusing himself from special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation. The president has dubbed these new revelations as "Spygate". "Can you imagine people infiltration our campaign?" He had also come under scrutiny after it was revealed that he met with a Russian ambassador to the USA during the campaign but failed to mention it during ...