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Dueling protests as Brexit battle goes to UK's High Court

Earlier during PMQs, Mrs May told MPs to put their faith in her, saying: "We will negotiate the right deal for the United Kingdom - that's what matters to everyone in the United Kingdom and that's what we will deliver". Tory former attorney general Dominic Grieve renewed his call for the Commons to be given a vote on the Brexit plan before Article 50 is invoked, an idea which has the support of pro-Leave Tory MP Stephen Phillips. Read More

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Iraqi court nullifies PM's decision to cancel 3 vice president posts

Mosul, the country's second largest city which fell to the hands of militants in the summer of 2014, is the last remaining bastion for Daesh in Iraq and its liberation would mark a huge victory for Abadi's government. The Turkish parliament voted lately to extend its military mandate in Iraq and Syria, in a move that has further angered Iraqi officials. Turkey has had forces deployed in northern Iraq since the 1990s in areas that are part of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region, which also ... Read More

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France to ask ICC for War Crimes Investigation in Syria

France to ask ICC for War Crimes Investigation in Syria

The besieged area, home to 250,000 people, has been subjected to unprecedented Russian-backed shelling by President Bashar al-Assad's forces since the breakdown of a US-Russian brokered ceasefire last month. "Instead of investing energy in peace and diplomacy, you have instead supported, facilitated and cooperated with the Syrian regime to retake and destroy any areas standing against [Syrian President Bashar] Assad", Mr Rycroft told the Security Council. Read More

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South Korea says pre-emptive strikes against North remain an option

South Korea says pre-emptive strikes against North remain an option

Power's visit to the region, which included a stop in Tokyo last week, comes amid a push for tougher Security Council sanctions after the North's fifth nuclear test last month in defiance of a series of United Nations resolutions. Among them are some 40 South Korean warships led by the Aegis-equipped destroyer King Sejong the Great, seven United States vessels including Ticonderoga-class Aegis missile cruisers, P-3 and P-8 maritime patrol aircraft and Apache helicopters, the Navy here said in ... Read More

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Crystal Palace ace continues hot streak with hat-trick for Belgium

Crystal Palace ace continues hot streak with hat-trick for Belgium

Edin Dzeko scored two late goals as Bosnia bounced back from a dispiriting 4-0 loss to Belgium on Friday with a win that keeps it in the mix for the World Cup finals. After 2 rounds the team Edin Dzeko 3 points, except for the failure of the Belgians in their asset crushing victory 5: 0 over Estonia. Goals from Joao Moutinho and Joao Cancelo in stoppage time completed the drubbing. Read More

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Morocco's Islamist PJD party leads election in tight race over rivals - minister

Morocco's Islamist PJD party leads election in tight race over rivals - minister

To help illiterate voters, each party is represented by a symbol on the ballot as well as its name - a lamp for the PJD, a tractor for the PAM, and other symbols for the other 26 parties . PAM also did well, especially in rural areas. "Today democracy won", Prime Minister Benkirane said as the results started to come in. Under Morocco's political system no party can win an outright majority in the vote and the victor must form a coalition government. Read More

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Emails Reveal Clinton's Mixed Relationship With Wall Street

Emails Reveal Clinton's Mixed Relationship With Wall Street

While the Democratic candidate tries to paint herself as a firebrand progressive, these revealing insights indicate otherwise. In lucrative paid speeches that Hillary Clinton delivered to elite financial firms but refused to disclose to the public, she displayed an easy comfort with titans of business, embraced unfettered worldwide trade and praised a budget-balancing plan that would have required cuts to Social Security, according to documents posted online Friday by WikiLeaks. Read More

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Crashes close I-89 between Richmond, S

Henry said Steven Burgoin, 36, of Williston, was driving the Tundra north bound in the south bound lane on I-89 early Sunday morning, when he collided with a Volkswagen Jetta. Others were injured in the second crash, police said. Bourgoin reportedly smashed into one auto, and when a police officer arrived at the scene, Bourgoin stole his cruiser and fled. Read More

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Obama shouts twice to Clinton to hurry up

Abbas opted to attend Peres's funeral, making the short drive from nearby Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank, through Israeli military checkpoints. He said: "Shimon never saw his dream of peace fulfilled". From across the ocean and across the Green Line, they came Friday to the mountaintop sanctuary of Mount Herzl to bid farewell to Shimon Peres, marking what one called the "end of the era of giants". Read More

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Hurricane Matthew nears Florida after killing hundreds in Haiti

Hurricane Matthew nears Florida after killing hundreds in Haiti

Current forecasts show Matthew - with maximum sustained winds of 120 miles per hour - could bring heavy rain, powerful winds, storm surge and other problems to the US coast from Florida to the Carolinas in the coming days. The hurricane was expected to blow ashore early on Friday north of West Palm Beach, and then slowly push north for the next 12 hours along the Interstate 95 corridor, through Cape Canaveral and Jacksonville , according to the National Hurricane Centre. Read More

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