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The race to Downing Street is reaching epic proportions with Michael Gove being knocked out as he had the lowest number of votes; it means that the leader will either be Home Secretary Theresa May or Energy Minister Andrea Leadsom. In contrast to most European politicians, Leadsom speaks openly and often of her Christian faith and how that is the foundation of her beliefs. May is considered the front-runner, winning the most votes as Conservative lawmakers whittled down the candidates to two.
  • Owen Smith: 'Labour is in danger of splitting apart'

    Owen Smith: 'Labour is in danger of splitting apart'

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    The last time the party's membership was as high was in the late 1970s, when Labour was also locked in an internal struggle over its direction. Sources said union leaders had "reached out" to Mr Watson to see if they could find a negotiated settlement, with talks expected to take place on Tuesday morning.
  • Iran, criticizing Merkel, says will press on with missile program

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    Reacting to the report, a spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry said the measure was "incompatible" with the accord, under which Washington was to lift economic sanctions in exchange for Tehran curbing its nuclear activities. The UN watchdog also released a report around the same time which determined that Iran had violated the terms of its nuclear deal with the West by increasing its stockpile of low-enriched uranium by 460.2 kilograms.
  • Sniper fire kills 5 Dallas cops after 'Black Lives Matter' rally

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    Dallas Police Chief David Brown said the shooters, some in elevated positions, used sniper rifles to fire at the officers in what appeared to be a coordinated attack. We ought to challenge the Hillary Clintons and the Bernie Sanderses to say that American lives matter". Reverend Jeff Hood, an organizer of Thursday night's protest, said he had been chatting with some of the police officers on the street when gunfire erupted.
  • Hundreds of thousands evacuated as tropical storm hits China

    Hundreds of thousands evacuated as tropical storm hits China

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    The storm continues to spin in the Taiwan Strait in a west-northwestward direction, with further weakening forecast as it moves toward China. A capsized fishpen is pictured in rough seas due to bad weather brought by typhoon Nepartak in Manila Bay, Philippines July 8, 2016.
  • Louisiana man's family doesn't want death to be 'race thing'

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    Moments later, one of the officers shot and killed Sterling, a black man who had been selling CDs outside the store, while he was on the ground. His death, along with the shooting death of Philando Castile in Minnesota, has sparked protests in Baton Rouge, New Orleans and nationwide.
  • Blow for Hull MP Alan Johnson as local party back Jeremy Corbyn

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    Writing in The Guardian , Mr Corbyn repeated his challenge to opponents to stand against him in a leadership election. Jeremy Corbyn will be quizzed by MPs on Monday over anti-Semitism in the Labour Party. "Sadly this is just further evidence of Jeremy Corbyn's failure to provide the strong and effective opposition that working people in this country so desperately need".
  • Korea's submarine-launched missile test fails

    Korea's submarine-launched missile test fails

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    Saturday's launch came a day after US and South Korean military officials said they were ready to deploy an advanced USA missile defense system in South Korea to cope with North Korean threats. "We don't consider the missile launch to be anything that would immediately affect Japan's national security directly". The UN Security Council imposed harsh new sanctions on the country in response to North Korea's fourth nuclear test and the long-range rocket.
  • Dallas shooter suspect a US Army veteran Updated

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    In all, 12 officers were shot. Police officers patrolling the demonstration at the time believed they were under attack by several gunmen. The fatal police shootings occurred in a week when two black men were killed by officers in a span of 24 hours.
  • Philando Castile investigation top priority

    Philando Castile investigation top priority

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    Hill Montessori in St. Paul, Minnesota, who hired him to oversee the school cafeteria. "Would this have happened if those passengers would have been white?" "However I don't think it is a simple as one entity taking responsibility". "I told him to get his hands up". "It's okay. I'm right here with you". Reynolds' video, and the ambush videos from Dallas, are now on the site accompanied by warnings.
  • South China Sea: Beijing begins military drills ahead of key territorial ruling

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    His comments were made as China steps up its rhetoric against the ruling due to be delivered by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague next Tuesday. Stratbase ADR Institute president Dindo Manhit said the country should stand firm on its position and advocate that all states, including China, must abide by the terms of the ruling and that all claimants should avoid any activity that could worsen tensions in the region.
  • Australian gets top NBA Draft pick

    Australian gets top NBA Draft pick

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    Simmons had always been expected to be the first pick and ESPN reported this week that Philadelphia had already informed Simmons of their decision. Those are also concerns if you play him at small forward, so Simmons may be better suited to play point guard on the offensive end with two shooting guards next to him in the lineup.
  • Trump Son-in-Law on Antisemitism: Don't Cry Wolf over a Tweet

    Trump Son-in-Law on Antisemitism: Don't Cry Wolf over a Tweet

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    Trump came under fire for his Saturday tweet labeling Clinton as "the most corrupt candidate ever" and featuring the Star of David and the former first lady's image against a backdrop of money. Republicans fear that the unfiltered rhetoric that helped Trump win the GOP primary will alienate important demographic groups during the general election, including independents and women.
  • Chilcot Report, and Blair's Response, Unlikely to Change Minds on Iraq War

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    Mr Blair told interviewer John Humphrys people would not accept that he meant his regret over mistakes in the Iraq War until he disowned the decision to join the U.S. Blair was responding to the Chilcot Report which found "no imminent threat" from Iraq's then-leader Saddam Hussein at the time of going to war.
  • State Department reopens Clinton email probe

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    In response, Chaffetz promised such a referral would be made "within hours". "We try very hard to apply the same standard whether you are rich or poor, white or black, old or young, famous or not known at all", he said . Trump, who polls show faces an uphill battle against Clinton in November, has repeatedly accused Clinton of masking her involvement in illegal activity by deleting more than 30,000 emails she claimed were personal and not related to her job as top USA diplomat.
  • Online dating at VictoriyaClub is a good way to meet people

    Online dating at VictoriyaClub is a good way to meet people

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    A research also suggested that 11 % of people who started a long-term relationship in the past decade met their partner online. One in ten Americans have used an online dating site or mobile dating app; 66 % of these online daters have gone on a date with someone they met through a dating site or app, and 23 % have met a spouse or long term partner through these sites.
  • Online casinos gave Delaware the record amount

    Online casinos gave Delaware the record amount

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    This was reported in its monthly report on income by the Delaware State Lottery. "Revenues from online gambling in the state increased by 5.3% compared to April 2015 and by 111% in comparison with May 2015", the official report says. The income from video lottery grew by 31% compared to the April-income - to $ 187.5 thousand. An online poker has brought the state institutions $ 40.
  • Vladimir Putin says David Cameron called vote 'to blackmail Europe'

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    Earlier on Friday, speaking at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), Putin proposed to create a large partnership between the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and countries including India, Iran, Pakistan, as well as members of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS).
  • Interesting facts about casino

    Interesting facts about casino

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    At the same time, the absence of windows and clocks increases the degree of confidence for visitors to the gambling casino, creating an atmosphere of security and comfort. Casino chips have slightly beveled edges. This feature was made for a dealer who can easily gather them during the game. Today’s heaven for all casino fans is Las Vegas.
  • The online gambling numbers raised as a result of Euro 2016

    The online gambling numbers raised as a result of Euro 2016

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    As a matter of fact, betting enthusiasts are already flocking online casinos, hoping to make a fortune out of the godsend event. But is there any explanation why betting enthusiasts are so expectant this time round? One casinos properly positioned for this event There is no shortage of online casinos -- only people who are willing to sign up and start placing their bets with real cash.
  • 2nd US carrier nears Med to bolster operations

    2nd US carrier nears Med to bolster operations

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    The U.S. military will deploy two aircraft carriers in the Mediterranean Sea this month ahead of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Warsaw, as Washington seeks to balance Russia's military activities and accelerate its fight against ISIS terrorist group.
  • Cincinnati Zoo Defends Killing Gorilla Harambe

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    He says the decision to shoot saved the boy's life. Two female gorillas in the enclosure complied with calls from zoo-keepers to leave the cave, but Harambe stayed. "The fact is that a gorilla that just celebrated his birthday has been killed". The zoo director there said tranquilizers may have made the situation worse by agitating the 450-pound gorilla.
  • Obama Apologizes for Dropping Atomic Bomb on Japan?

    Obama Apologizes for Dropping Atomic Bomb on Japan?

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    The bombed dropped on Hiroshima instantly killed between 60,000 and 80,000 people, and a second bomb dropped on the city of Nagasaki killed about 40,000 . "I am not satisfied with it (Obama's visit and speech ), but it is progress", said Shim Jin-te, 73, who heads an A-bomb survivors' group in Hapcheon, in South Korea's southern South Gyeongsang province.
  • Putin comments on United States missile shield, Crimea issue

    Putin comments on United States missile shield, Crimea issue

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    Poland on May the 13th broke ground on the northern section of the USA missile defense shield that was launched in Romania a day earlier. "We are obliged to take action in response to guarantee our security", Putin said. Putin was asked about the South Stream project, a planned gas pipeline from Russian Federation that would have gone under the Black Sea to Bulgaria and onwards to southern Europe.
  • MLB Rumors: Toronto Blue Jays are actively shopping Drew Storen

    MLB Rumors: Toronto Blue Jays are actively shopping Drew Storen

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    Bob Elliott of the Toronto Sun reports that the Blue Jays have told teams Drew Storen is available via trade. "We just needed to play better baseball", NY catcher Brian McCann said after the team completed a four-game sweep in Oakland. It was expected that Storen and Roberto Osuna would compete for the closer role throughout the season, but so far Osuna has won that race outright as Storen has gotten off to a rotten start.
  • Kate Middleton reveals Princess Charlotte has a pet hamster named Marvin

    Kate Middleton reveals Princess Charlotte has a pet hamster named Marvin

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    Is Prince George responsible for attending to Marvin and his cage? He joins Lupo, William and Kate's black Cocker Spaniel, as a beloved family pet. The royal family also has a dog named Lupo. Kate was photographed by British photographer Josh Olins for the cover of British Vogue to celebrate the magazine's 100th anniversary, in a collaboration with the National Portrait Gallery .
  • Massive rebuild coming for Fort McMurray

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    Known as the "beast", the fire has destroyed 2,400 homes and businesses, and displaced more than 94,000 people in the region. Alberta Member of Parliament Kent Hehr, who heads the special committee, said it's important to show people that the federal government will be there for them in the reconstruction.
  • Rodrigo Duterte Wins 2016 Philippine Presidential Election

    Rodrigo Duterte Wins 2016 Philippine Presidential Election

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    The new president will first visit a member state of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, a tradition among Asean member states. During the three-month campaign, Duterte made audacious promises to eradicate crime and corruption within six months.
  • James Lovelace: "Navy SEAL candidate" dies during water training

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    Lovelace was born in born in Landstuhl, Germany, and dreamed of becoming a SEAL, according to a death announcement from Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home and Southern Heritage Crematory in his hometown of Crestview, Florida. Navy SEAL Keating was shot and killed Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in Iraq during a gun battle that involved more than 100 Islamic State fighters. Lovelace attended high school at Crestview High School on the Florida Panhandle, where he was varsity baseball team captain, according ...