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Surveys over the past two months have shown a steady increase in support for another referendum, amid a parliamentary deadlock and as Theresa May sought to promote her Chequers plan for leaving the bloc . Unsurprisingly the majority of those calling for a second vote are Remainers, 66 per cent of those who voted to stay in 2016 wanting one compared to just 19 per cent of those who voted Leave.
  • Zimbabwe Opposition Will Not Boycott Polls

    Zimbabwe Opposition Will Not Boycott Polls

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    Chamisa who said he is not boycotting the election called on voters to bring out an "avalanche" and "overwhelm ZEC and Zanu PF's rigging schemes". "Victory is inevitable", Chamisa told reporters. Mugabe had ruled the country since gaining independence from Britain in 1980. In a statement , the United Nations human rights office said it welcomed the "widening of the democratic space" in Zimbabwe since Mr Mugabe's removal from office.
  • Twitter Stock Falls After Trump Tweet

    Twitter Stock Falls After Trump Tweet

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    That didn't stop the president's son Donald Trump Jr. from tweeting about the matter - and retweeting other users' tweets six times - on Wednesday. "As of yesterday afternoon, this issue was resolved". Although Vice was not the first to report on shadow banning, Wednesday's piece ignited a firestorm of complaints against Twitter. Twitter claims its aforementioned processes are yielding success, pointing to its reception of "fewer abuse reports and spam reports " as evidence.
  • Whistleblower Emails Suggest Stormy Daniels' Ohio Arrest Was Planned by Columbus Police

    Whistleblower Emails Suggest Stormy Daniels' Ohio Arrest Was Planned by Columbus Police

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    He called on Trump and his former longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen , to come forward and disclose information about the women and their supposed relationships with Trump. "They were nearly laughed out of court". Trump's attorney, Charles Harder, did not immediately respond to an email seeking comment late Thursday. Emails obtained by the Fayette Advocate show that a Columbus detective, Shana Keckley , emailed herself a video of Daniels two days before her scheduled appearance in ...
  • Robert Mueller and Donald Trump Jr. Cross Paths at D.C. Airport

    Robert Mueller and Donald Trump Jr. Cross Paths at D.C. Airport

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    Politico snapped the photo just one day after Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen , claimed that he'd tell Mueller that the president, during the campaign, knew about a sketchy 2016 meeting between Trump Jr. "If it's accurate that the other person in the photo was Donald Trump Jr ., Mr. Mueller was not aware of him and had no interaction with him", spokesman Peter Carr said.
  • Trump open to visiting Moscow after Putin invite: White House

    Trump open to visiting Moscow after Putin invite: White House

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    Gee, I wonder if they helped him make the choice!' Putin said in the meantime, it was possible that he and Trump would meet on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit, or another worldwide event. CNN , citing unnamed sources with knowledge of the matter, said Cohen is willing to make that assertion to Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation during the US 2016 presidential campaign.
  • Six Japan cult members executed

    Six Japan cult members executed

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    The seven others including cult leader Shoko Asahara were hanged about three weeks ago . By 1989 the movement had attracted a global following and, under Asahara's leadership, amassed an arsenal of chemical, biological and conventional weapons in anticipation of an apocalyptic showdown with the government.
  • Attack on security convoy in Kabul kills 3

    Attack on security convoy in Kabul kills 3

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    As per the news reports, the Taliban has claimed responsibly for the attack. It was not immediately clear how many casualties had been caused or whether they were civilians or members of the security services. Most of the victims were NDS officers, spokesman Stanikzai said. The attack, which killed 23 people and injured 107 others, was claimed by the Islamic State terror group.
  • Brexit: Barnier Rules out Key UK Customs Proposal

    Brexit: Barnier Rules out Key UK Customs Proposal

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    Supermarkets warned today they cannot stockpile food for a no deal Brexit and branded ministers "naive" for hinting they could. Christine Jardine for the Liberal Democrats noted: "The EU has made it explicitly clear that it will not delegate responsibility for its customs policy, Value-Added Tax and tariffs to a non-member".
  • Israel police close gates to Al-Aqsa mosque after clashes

    Israel police close gates to Al-Aqsa mosque after clashes

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    In late 2000, a visit to the Al-Aqsa by controversial Israeli politician Ariel Sharon sparked a years-long popular uprising against the Israeli occupation in which thousands of Palestinians lost their lives. Police used stun grenades and smoke grenades to disperse the rioters, the Jerusalem Post reported. The al-Aqsa compound is one of the most fractious issues in the Israel-Palestinian conflict .
  • United States economy grew at a brisk 4.1 percent rate last quarter

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    Chad Moutray, chief economist at the National Association of Manufacturers, attributed the growth number to tax cuts and regulatory relief. The Commerce Department said the gross domestic product - the total output of goods and services produced in the United States - posted its best showing since a 4.9 percent annual increase in the third quarter of 2014.
  • Trump 'open' to Moscow visit after Putin extends invite

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    The agency quoted Putin as saying "He has, by the way, such an invitation , and I told him about it". A Putin visit to Washington between now and January "could have a lot of poor optics", he said, and "it's really hard to see the upside" of a Trump trip to Moscow.
  • Too much talk of unlikely no deal Brexit - Irish foreign minister

    Too much talk of unlikely no deal Brexit - Irish foreign minister

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    Addressing the MacGill summer school in Glenties, Mr Martin also accused Leo Varadkar's government of helping to "dramatise" the debate surrounding the backstop arrangement. Welcoming the publication of the White Paper, Mr Coveney said it gives the negotiating teams a degree of clarity. "You can't have a negotiation on the basis of passing laws in your parliament or introducing amendments in your parliament and then saying, "Sorry, we have no flexibility now", he said.
  • Pope prays for victims of Greek fires

    Pope prays for victims of Greek fires

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    Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has declared three days of mourning. A young Irishman on honeymoon was among those who died, the British embassy in Greece confirmed. "But we never imagined they would ever reach Mati ". In a fire earlier on Monday, Greek authorities urged residents of a coastal region west of Athens to abandon their homes as a wildfire burned ferociously, closing one of Greece's busiest motorways, halting train links and sending plumes of smoke over the capital.