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Boris Johnson defended a prominent critic of Theresa May as the Tory civil war over Brexit got ugly ahead of crunch Cabinet talks on the UK's exit strategy. In Parliament later, chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond, whose support for maintaining close ties to the European Union has made him unpopular with pro-Brexit Tories, said the voice of corporate Britain must be heard.
  • A U.S. comedian somehow managed to prank call Donald Trump

    A U.S. comedian somehow managed to prank call Donald Trump

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    Bob Menendez's office Thursday morning to inform the New Jersey Democrat that the prank call took place Wednesday under the senator's name. Avenatti, who became a fixture on cable television discussing Daniels's claim of a decade-old affair with the president and $130,000 payoff for her silence, told the Associated Press that he took Melendez's case because "it demonstrates the complete incompetence of the president and many of those around him".
  • Philippine 'walk of shame' mayor shot dead

    Philippine 'walk of shame' mayor shot dead

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    Halili was rushed to the CP Reyes Medical Center in Tanauan City but was declared dead by doctors at 8:45 a.m. Mayor Halili just moments before he was shot dead at a flag-raising ceremony today. Under the project, suspected drug dealers were paraded around the city streets for everyone to see. Halili was hosting a flag raising ceremony early Monday, broadcast on Facebook live, when the video camera (not pointed at Halili) caught the sound of a gunshot and the shouting of the crowd.
  • Arizona woman 92 kills son after refusing to go to nursing home

    Arizona woman 92 kills son after refusing to go to nursing home

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    Monday. A 92-year-old U.S. woman shot and killed her son , 72, in order to avoid being sent into a care home, police say. She told detectives she hid two handguns in the pockets of her robe and confronted her son in his bedroom, striking him with multiple rounds, the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office said in a written statement.
  • Trump Administration To Undo Efforts To Boost College Racial Diversity

    Trump Administration To Undo Efforts To Boost College Racial Diversity

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    The next Supreme Court justice could have a major impact on the future of affirmative action . Mr. Arcidiacono found that an otherwise identical applicant bearing an Asian-American male identity with a 25 percent chance of admission would have a 32 percent chance of admission if he were white, a 77 percent chance of admission if he were Hispanic, and a 95 percent chance of admission if he were black.
  • Merkel's last-ditch migrant deal reopens deep European Union divisions - worldwide

    Merkel's last-ditch migrant deal reopens deep European Union divisions - worldwide

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    She said the decision by leaders of European Union countries on Friday to strengthen the 28-nation bloc's exterior borders and her proposal for "anchor centres" to process migrants at Germany's borders would work better. "The sum total of everything we have agreed upon has the same effect" as what Mr Seehofer has demanded, Ms Merkel said in an interview with ZDF television.
  • French prisoner Redoine Faid escapes from Paris prison in helicopter

    French prisoner Redoine Faid escapes from Paris prison in helicopter

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    For obvious reasons, not a lot is publicly broadcast about the security measures in place at the Sud Francilien Penitentiary Center in Reau, France , about 25 miles southeast of Paris . In 2013, Faid managed to break out of another French prison by taking guards hostage and using dynamite to blow up the gates. He was recaptured six weeks later at a hotel on the outskirts of Paris .
  • After Mob Killings, WhatsApp Warned On

    After Mob Killings, WhatsApp Warned On "Irresponsible Messages" By Centre

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    A crowd descended on a group of seven or eight men Sunday in an isolated tribal village in the Dhule district of Maharashtra state, according to Indian newspaper The Hindu . The police is yet to ascertain why the men had come to the village, but prima facie , they claim, it seems the men must have come to beg, since it was the weekly bazaar day.
  • Canada retaliates, starts tariffs against the US

    Canada retaliates, starts tariffs against the US

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    Ottawa "had no choice but to announce reciprocal countermeasures to the steel and aluminum tariffs that the United States imposed on June 1, 2018", Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told Trump in a call on Friday, according to a statement from his office.
  • 2 contractors critically wounded in Kansas school shooting

    2 contractors critically wounded in Kansas school shooting

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    When police moved closer to the property with armored vehicles, the suspect bolted from the back door and was taken down. Officers reported that the suspect was being held at "Taser point" while backup officers were called in. The company was installing synthetic turf at the playground. No students were at the school at the time. Police said the suspect was a co-worker of the men who were shot.
  • Trump and Putin to hold talks in Helsinki in mid-July

    Trump and Putin to hold talks in Helsinki in mid-July

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    As further sources tell CNN, trump also expects that the Russians will establish exclusion zone to prevent hostilities in the South-West of Syria, and will block Iranian-backed forces from the region. They fell short, but the meeting in an austere white house on the Icelandic coast brought substantial attention to human rights issues. But the president was drawn to the pageantry of a formal summit, particularly after seeing round-the-clock news coverage generated by his meeting with North ...