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In a rare joint statement, the leaders of Britain, France, Germany and the USA on Thursday condemned the attack on Skripal and his daughter Yulia as an "assault on United Kingdom sovereignty". The two are still undergoing treatment to recover from the deadly Russian nerve agent. The UK believes Russian Federation is behind the poisoning, although Moscow denies this.
  • GKN share price outperforms market as Melrose unveils higher offer

    GKN share price outperforms market as Melrose unveils higher offer

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    Mike Turner, chairman of GKN, stated: "The board believes that Melrose's revised offer continues to fundamentally undervalue GKN and has no hesitation in unanimously rejecting it". However, Melrose argued that many GKN investors would neither wish nor be able to hold USA stock. That will include considering whether they want to hold a stake in New York-listed Dana or London-listed Melrose.
  • Andrew McCabe faces possible firing by Jeff Sessions

    Andrew McCabe faces possible firing by Jeff Sessions

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    It's likely he'll take the recommendation because it would be hard for Sessions, who has promised to go after leakers, to be perceived as looking the other way on leaks. McCabe, a frequent target of President Donald Trump's wrath, let Federal Bureau of Investigation officials in 2016 speak with reporters about a probe into Hillary Clinton's family foundation, according to media reports.
  • Watch West Ham United's toxic atmosphere erupt against Burnley

    Watch West Ham United's toxic atmosphere erupt against Burnley

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    By watching the video, it provides excellent insight into why the move from Upton Park to the Olympic Stadium has been a failure, as well as why West Ham supporters are sick of experiencing what's happening on and off the pitch. LLDC insist that they have the financial means to deploy the police. Brooking cut a dejected figure sitting alone in the directors' box towards the end of the match, and revealed Sullivan and co-owner David Gold were among those asked to leave the area for their ...
  • Tillerson promises smooth transition after firing

    Tillerson promises smooth transition after firing

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    Trump tweeted , "He will do a fantastic job!" Separately, Steve Goldstein , the State Department undersecretary who has served as Tillerson's spokesperson, was unanimously confirmed by the Senate and had been on the job for three months , was sacked by the White House after contradicting the official White House statement about Tillerson's departure.
  • On guns, Trump takes different tone about reform

    On guns, Trump takes different tone about reform

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    Rather than push for a sweeping federal law, Trump wants state and local officials to set the age limits. Publicly, Republican senators had dismissed Trump's embrace of Democratic-friendly gun measures as the negotiating tactic of a businessman who wanted to hear from all sides before coming to a decision.
  • U.S. tariffs raise risk Canada will fall prey to foreign steel dumping

    U.S. tariffs raise risk Canada will fall prey to foreign steel dumping

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    Mr Trump said in a tweet on Saturday the United States was ready to drop its tariffs if the European Union lowered its "horrific" rates on U.S. products. Trump said he is optimistic there will be a NAFTA deal, "I have a feeling we are going to make a deal on NAFTA". The American administration has expressed a desire to get a NAFTA deal in a hurry and some prominent members have been suggesting that the threat of steel and aluminum tariffs might prod the negotiations along.
  • England will learn from painful defeats: Eddie Jones

    England will learn from painful defeats: Eddie Jones

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    Ireland will seek to complete a Grand Slam at Twickenham next weekend, but a wounded England will not be short of motivation having been denied a clean sweep of its own in Dublin in similar circumstances 12 months ago. "Three clear-cut chances could be 21 points and Ireland scoring off an intercept could be a different game". But Scotland didn't think it was over.
  • Almost half of USA arms exports go to Middle East

    Almost half of USA arms exports go to Middle East

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    The report said India was the largest arms importer, accounting 12 percent of the global total during 2013 and 2017. Russia , the world's second-biggest exporter, saw a decrease of 7.1 per cent in its overall volume of arms exports; U.S.
  • Meghan Markle Wears White For Her First Official Appearance with the Queen

    Meghan Markle Wears White For Her First Official Appearance with the Queen

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    L-R: Burgess Abernethy as Prince William , Laura Mitchell as Duchess Kate, Parisa Fitz-Henley as Meghan Markle and Murray Fraser as Prince Harry . The Express website has interviewed the expert on the royal family, Richard Fitzwilliams , and it is clear: according to him, at this point, Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle " do not know each other really well ".
  • Turkey, others hit out at Trump trade tariffs

    Turkey, others hit out at Trump trade tariffs

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    He also left room for other countries to negotiate exclusions. Mr Trump indicated he would be flexible towards America's "real friends", saying Canada and Mexico would be permanently exempted if the ongoing renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) is successful.
  • Trump moves to ban rapid-fire bump stocks

    Trump moves to ban rapid-fire bump stocks

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    In a notice submitted for approval to the Office of Management and Budget, the DoJ proposed that bump stocks be included in the definition of "machine gun" in the 1934 National Firearms Act. As noted by Katie Pavlich , a bump stock is an add on to a semi-automatic weapon which makes rate of fire on semi-automatic firearms faster. The bureau decided bump stocks could not be regulated without a congressional change in current firearms laws, and even some ATF officials question if the ...
  • Tom Crean Reportedly Interested in Georgia HC Position After Mark Fox's Firing

    Tom Crean Reportedly Interested in Georgia HC Position After Mark Fox's Firing

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    The 51-year-old Crean has 18 years of head coaching experience to his credit, and he boasts a 356-231 record. That included one trip to the Final Four. Fox has also produced three National Basketball Association draft picks during his tenure at Georgia, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, Try Thompkins, and Travis Leslie, with another possibly coming this season in SEC Player of the Year Yante Maten.
  • Theni forest fire: 8 dead, IAF join rescue operation

    Theni forest fire: 8 dead, IAF join rescue operation

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    According to her, three of the injured have been admitted in a Madurai hospital with minor injuries. The rescue operation, carried out by police and fire teams involves over a 100 people, is still under way. Theni District Collector , Pallavi Baldev on Monday said that she has not received any information on the casualty in the forest fire that erupted near Kurangani hills here.
  • The EU will respond to the Trump's import duties

    The EU will respond to the Trump's import duties

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    The list is being finalized but so far includes US steel and agricultural products, as well as other products such as bourbon, peanut butter, cranberries and orange juice. Trade tensions between Washington and Beijing have risen since Trump took office previous year. Brazil is the United States' No. 2 steel supplier.
  • European Union says talks 'the prime option' in USA tariffs row

    European Union says talks 'the prime option' in USA tariffs row

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    Ms Malmstrom said on Friday that she would seek clarity on the U.S. decision and was counting on an European Union exemption. Malmstroem said Trump's announcement was "not crystal clear" and she would seek clarification when she saw US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Brussels on Saturday for long-planned talks that are now a de facto crisis meeting.
  • Woodburn students to join national walkout

    Woodburn students to join national walkout

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    Elsewhere across the nation, school districts have taken a different approach. "We are planning on having conversations with our students, our middle schoolers and teens, just to kind of get a perspective on how they're feeling", Mickens said.
  • That time of year: Change clocks, check smoke alarms

    That time of year: Change clocks, check smoke alarms

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    The La Crosse Fire Department says the bi-annual time change is also a good chance to review your family's fire escape plan. Traditional smoke alarms are either powered by battery (a disposable 9-volt battery or non-replaceable 10-year lithium "long-life" battery) or they are hardwired into the home's electrical system.
  • Britain Sends Specialist Troops To City Where Russian Double Agent Poisoned

    Britain Sends Specialist Troops To City Where Russian Double Agent Poisoned

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    Skripal's wife passed away from cancer in 2012 at the age of 60. According to Liudmila's death certificate, she died of cancer in 2012 at 59, while Alexander, 34, died in March past year in St. Pritchard identified a 38-year-old policeman who was poisoned, after visiting him in hospital on Thursday, saying he remained in serious condition but was "conscious, talking and engaging with people".
  • Florida legislators rush to finish work in final hours

    Florida legislators rush to finish work in final hours

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    The legislature of the U.S. state of Florida voted on Wednesday to pass the "Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act", a gun control bill would place some limits to gun access and allow some teachers or school employees to be armed.
  • Kenya: Uhuru Kenyatta, Raila Odinga pledge reconciliation

    Kenya: Uhuru Kenyatta, Raila Odinga pledge reconciliation

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    The decision is reported to have been taken without consultation with key advisers, including Mr Tillerson. Bilowgii sanadkan, Mr. Odinga ayaa isu dhaariyey Madaxweynaha shacabka waxa uuna diiday in uu Mr. "The US should not be dismissed or discounted". He later met with President at State House where he stated the U.S. was interested in widening its investment in Kenya as well as strengthening the bilateral and trade relations between the two countries.