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World News UK's Boris Johnson 'lied' in Brexit Campaign, Court Hears
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A new Prime Minister will be in place by mid-July after a fast track Tory election campaign was set out following Theresa's May's tearful announcement yesterday that her turbulent reign will end on 7 June. The next prime minister of the United Kingdom, a country of more than 66 million people, will be decided by the 100,000 or so paid-up members of the Conservative Party.

World News Polls open in Czech Republic, centrists seek win
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Hundreds - if not thousands - of non-British EU citizens were turned away from polling stations on Thursday after being told they were not registered to vote in the United Kingdom for the election of the European Parliament . If that is confirmed, the veteran Brexiteer would likely group with Italy's anti-establishment Five Star movement to become another force to destabilise the Strasbourg, France parliament .

World News National North Korea calls Joe Biden a 'fool of low IQ'
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UNITED NATIONS-North Korea's U.N. ambassador said Tuesday the Trump administration should consider the possible consequences that the recent US seizure of a North Korean cargo ship could have on relations between the two countries and immediately return the vessel.

World News Bolton says N Korea missile tests violated UN resolutions
Author: 0 Bolton says N Korea missile tests violated UN resolutions

KCNA refrained from criticising Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo or National Security Adviser John Bolton by name. He also said that missile launches by the North on May 4 and May 9 also violate U.N. Trump's visit will largely highlight close ties with Abe, who is now willing to hold a summit with Kim without preconditions - a recent change from his long-held hawkish stance.

World News Missing Maui Hiker Amanda Eller Found Alive
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They were in a helicopter searching out of the general area where we have been in. Eller was living in Maui when she went missing. Eller's mother, Julia, said she "elated" by the good news. "I feel as if all my training and experience was all designed for this incident", Cantallops wrote on Facebook hours before he found Eller. Amanda Eller has been found after a two-week search for the Haiku physical therapist, a family spokesperson confirmed on Friday.

World News Banker charged for allegedly bribing Manafort to get job
Author: 0 Banker charged for allegedly bribing Manafort to get job

Prosecutors said Calk began in July 2016 to exploit his position as head of the bank and its holding company, knowing Manafort urgently needed loans to avoid foreclosure proceedings on multiple properties he and his family owned. In addition, in order to enable the bank to issue the loans without violating legal limits on lending to a single borrower, Calk authorized a maneuver never before done by the bank, using the holding company - which Calk also controlled - to acquire a portion of the ...

World News Facebook removes more than 3 bln fake accounts in six months
Author: 0 Facebook removes more than 3 bln fake accounts in six months

Facebook will have some of its content moderators focus only on hate speech , a company executive said Thursday. In the company's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report , released Thursday, Facebook said almost all of the fake accounts were caught by artificial intelligence and more human monitoring.

World News U.S. warns Syrian regime following allegations of chemical weapons use
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Maj. Gen. Viktor Kupchishin, the head of the Russian military's Reconciliation Center in Syria, said the al-Qaida-linked militants started the offensive, which included tanks, in the province of Idlib on Tuesday (local time). The head of Observatory said that only jihadists were present at the site of Sunday's alleged attack, making it almost impossible to objectively confirm the incident.

World News Britain set for new PM after May quits, as Brexit impasse remains
Author: 0 Britain set for new PM after May quits, as Brexit impasse remains

May said she will step down as Conservative Party leader June 7 and remain as a caretaker prime minister while the Conservative Party chooses a new leader in a contest set to officially kick off the following week. The Conservatives lost their majority, as she had warned. But her "new Brexit deal", unveiled on Tuesday, was met with widespread criticism and several cabinet ministers pressed her to quit .

World News Post-election riots in Indonesia leave 6 dead, hundreds injured
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Backed by Islamists and right-wing groups, the opposition continues to refuse to accept its defeat ; instead, it claims the vote was rigged by fraud, full of irregularities. Subianto had said that he would challenge the results in court - as he did, unsuccessfully, against Widodo in 2014 - and that his claims of widespread cheating might spark street protests.

World News Brexit briefing: 'Back my deal' May urges Corbyn
Author: 0 Brexit briefing: 'Back my deal' May urges Corbyn

Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn nonetheless showed no sympathy for the outgoing prime minister, who is expected to step aside on 7 June. She cannot govern, and nor can her divided and disintegrating party. The end of Theresa May's premiership will usher in an even more turbulent phase of Britain's exit from the European Union as any new leader is likely to seek to strike a tougher divorce deal, and there could be an election within months.

World News 18 coaching class students jump to death after Surat building catches fire
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Media reports said most of the victims were teenagers between 14 years and 17 years. I will look into the inquiry personally to fix the responsible people and to care of kids who are badly effected by this fire incident. "Many others were injured and shifted to a hospital". The building was reportedly not equipped with fire safety equipment. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani , who ordered an investigation into the incident by Mukesh Puri, Principal Secretary, Urban Development, ...

World News Lawmaker arrested after allegedly punching his wife
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McLeod's wife did not want go to the hospital by ambulance, but assured authorities she'd have her daughter take her to get checked so authorities would have a report of the injuries. Republican Speaker Philip Gunn says he has tried to contact Republican Rep. Doug McLeod of Lucedale to request his resignation if what sheriff's deputies accuse him of is true.

World News Tornadoes kill three, hit U.S. Plains state capital
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Mayor Carrie Tergin told CNN that many buildings suffered significant damage as a result of the tornado. The storm also ripped a roof off a fertilizer plant in the area, prompting a precautionary evacuation of 1-mile radius because of a possible chemical leak.

World News Michael Avenatti Indicted in New York With Defrauding Stormy Daniels
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He was arrested in NY in March by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents, on charges he had threatened to reveal damaging allegations against Nike if they did not pay him millions. Prosecutors said Avenatti diverted two US$148,750 installment payments from Daniels' US$800,000 book advance, after sending her literary agent a letter that forged her signature, and directed that money be sent to his bank account.

World News New charges laid against Assange in US
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The US justice department has filed 17 new charges against Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange , who is facing extradition from the UK. "The superseding indictment alleges that Assange was complicit with Chelsea Manning , a former intelligence analyst in the U.S.

World News USA to send more troops to the Middle East
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Some very talented people are going to the Middle East , right now. "We do not want the situation to escalate", he said. It comes after Congress was notified a day earlier about the proposals to boost the United States presence in the Middle East.

World News France Lyon: 'Parcel bomb' injures people
Author: 0 France Lyon: 'Parcel bomb' injures people

An explosion left at least seven people injured in the French city of Lyon , authorities said Friday. The suspect was captured on security video leaving a case in front of a bakery shortly before an explosion occurred at around 5:30 pm, police sources and local mayor Denis Broliquier said.

World News ‘American Taliban’ John Lindh freed after 17 years in prison
Author: 0 ‘American Taliban’ John Lindh freed after 17 years in prison

He added, "I don't like it at all". But Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens, a researcher at the George Washington University Centre for Extremism, says that while in prison Lindh became close Ahmad Musa Jibril, an Arab-American who since his 2012 release continues to preach an extremely conservative version of Islam popular among jihadists.

World News Three Indians die on overcrowded Everest
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Ghosh, 52, a resident of Kolkata, had previous year successfully ascended Mount Cho Oyu, the sixth highest mountain in the world on the China-Nepal border, 20 kilometres west of Mount Everest . Three more climbers have died on Mount Everest taking the death toll on the mountain to seven in the last week, expedition organisers and officials have confirmed.

World News Trump says Iran provocations will be met with 'great force'
Author: 0 Trump says Iran provocations will be met with 'great force'

US-Iran tensions were fueled by a string of American military deployments this month. President Donald Trump is threatening to meet provocations by Iran with " great force ", but says he's also willing to negotiate. Speaking on the tensions, UK Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt warned: "I would say to the Iranians: do not underestimate the resolve on the United States side".

World News May expected to announce date of her departure
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And Conservative lawmaker Mark Spencer told the House of Commons the bill will not be published this week. The scale of Cabinet anger at the legislation - which led to Andrea Leadsom's resignation on Wednesday night - was made clear by two of Mrs May's most senior ministers.

World News No Talks With US 'Under Any Circumstances': Iran
Author: 0 No Talks With US 'Under Any Circumstances': Iran

In a tweet addressed to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday, one of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's top advisers slammed the US for their deliberate provocations. Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi told German envoy Jens Ploetner - who is seeking to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal - that Tehran's patience was over.

World News Russia Trains Turkish Military on Air Missile System
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Tensions between the US and Turkey have reached a fever pitch in recent months with Turkey set to begin receiving the advanced S-400 surface-to-air missile system. He said buying the S-400s was only meant to meet Turkey's defence needs and posed no threats. "We're just buying an air-defense system", Akar said at a news conference in Ankara late Tuesday.

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