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In an interview with BBC Radio 4's Today program, Wallace went further than Prime Minister Theresa May's assertion that the attack "was nearly certainly also approved outside the GRU at a senior level of the Russian state". The service is one of the main Russian intelligence agencies born after the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991. According to the Met Police, the two suspects arrived at Gatwick Airport , near London, from Moscow on March 2 and stayed at the City Stay Hotel in ...
  • Pompeo, Mattis set for meetings with top Indian officials

    Pompeo, Mattis set for meetings with top Indian officials

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    The sources said text of the agreement is nearly ready. The momentum in that arena has "imbued a tremendous positive energy" to U.S. -India relations, she said. Ahead of the talks in New Delhi , a senior USA state department official said the United States was engaged in "very detailed conversations" with India over Washington's request to completely stop India's oil imports from Iran.
  • Powerful magnitude 6.7 natural disaster hits southeast of Sapporo, Japan

    Powerful magnitude 6.7 natural disaster hits southeast of Sapporo, Japan

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    At least seven people have been killed and more than 2-hundred people have been injured after a powerful natural disaster struck the Japanese island of Hokkaido early Thursday morning. Hit by the blackout, Hokkaido Bank was unable to open 113 of its 140 outlets in the region, while Kirin Brewery Co. canceled operations at its plant in Chitose on Thursday.
  • 'Infowars' host reaches for spotlight outside Senate hearing

    'Infowars' host reaches for spotlight outside Senate hearing

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    His organization, InfoWars , spreads demonstrably false information and conspiracy theories on a host of issues, including claiming that the Sandy Hook massacre was a hoax. The heated exchange escalated as the senator told Jones to "get your hand off me, don't touch me". Facebook followed up by suspending Jones for 30 days , while YouTube terminated his account after it found Jones violated the company's Community Guidelines.
  • Flyover collapse kills one, injures 19 in Kolkata

    Flyover collapse kills one, injures 19 in Kolkata

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    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee told reporters that several transportation workers may have been in a small office under the overpass when the collapse occurred. "Train services of Circular Railway from Dum Dum to Majerhat also resumed this morning", he said. Going by the complaint, the police is to identify the agency that was in charge of maintenance of the busy bridge, located on the Diamond Harbour Road, and that is to be blamed for the collapse.
  • Democratic upset brings new blood, new battles to Congress

    Democratic upset brings new blood, new battles to Congress

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    She'd argued on the campaign trail that systemic inequalities had worsened in a district that was once represented by John F. Kennedy and where the majority of voters are nonwhite. Joe Crowley, also a 10-term incumbent, in June . Democratic U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren sailed through her primary unopposed. On Wednesday, she was "The Amazing Ayanna Pressley ", the latest political wunderkind to topple an entrenched politician from a seat he has held for almost two decades.
  • Syria tripartite summit 'step to peace': Iran

    Syria tripartite summit 'step to peace': Iran

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    Pro-Assad forces and their allies are thought to be preparing a major offensive against the rebel-held province. The situation around Idlib will be one of the main items on the agenda when the leaders of Russia , Iran and Turkey meet in Tehran this week, Peskov told reporters on a conference call, declining to elaborate further.
  • India's top court legalises gay sex in landmark ruling

    India's top court legalises gay sex in landmark ruling

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    The LGBT community possesses rights like others". Equality is essence of constitution. Another member of Pravritti said that a large number of their members have been involved in the ongoing struggle of decriminalising section 377 . The five-judge Constitution bench has assembled in court and the judgment will be read out shortly. The Additional Solicitor General told the court that if it meant to touch on other issues like same-sex marriage, then the Centre will file another detailed ...
  • Public caning of Malaysian lesbian women blasted as 'atrocious' by rights activists

    Public caning of Malaysian lesbian women blasted as 'atrocious' by rights activists

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    The punishment was carried out in court on Monday (Sept 3), witnessed by some 100 people including journalists. While Malaysian women have been caned for adultery in the past, this is the first case of caning over sexuality. He said the caning was not harsh, and was meant to educate the women in order for them to repent. Malaysia follows a dual-track justice system. Linda Lakhdhir, a legal adviser in the Asia Division of Human Rights Watch, told CNN that the caning demonstrates that ...
  • Man shot after pulling gun outside Ice Cube concert, sheriff says

    Man shot after pulling gun outside Ice Cube concert, sheriff says

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    ET) and was told no more tickets were available, it said. A sheriff's deputy on Sunday shot a man who appeared to be firing a weapon into the air outside a gate leading into a scheduled Ice Cube concert at the Del Mar Racetrack. Twitter videos were shared showing TVG's on-air coverage of a race at the track and an announcer could be heard shouting "there is gun fire at the track".
  • Democrats slam White House for withholding documents on Supreme Court nominee

    Democrats slam White House for withholding documents on Supreme Court nominee

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    Add Supreme Court as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Supreme Court news, video, and analysis from ABC News. The just over 100,000 pages of material was withheld after the Trump White House "directed that we not provide these documents", wrote William Burck, the lawyer handling the document release on behalf of the Bush administration.
  • Texas woman, with baby, leads police on high-speed chase

    Texas woman, with baby, leads police on high-speed chase

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    In the video , the woman can then be seen getting out of the SUV and running from police while holding the baby in a carrier. The mum led police on a 100mph auto chase before she crashed her vehicle. She allegedly then tried to carjack another auto by jumping into the passenger's seat, but it didn't work out so well. According to the DPS, the woman had outstanding warrants and fled after a DPS trooper conducted a traffic stop.
  • European Union to recommend that member states abolish daylight saving time

    European Union to recommend that member states abolish daylight saving time

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    Jean-Claude Juncker, the President of the European Commission , stated that the EU meant to cancel transition to "summer" and "winter" time, as Deutsche Welle reports . According to the preliminary results, 84 percent of respondents are in favour of putting an end to the time changes. European Commissioner for Transport, Violeta Bulc , said in a statement that millions of Europeans had used the consultation to "make their voices heard" and sent a "very clear" message.
  • Trade deficit tops China-Africa summit in Beijing

    Trade deficit tops China-Africa summit in Beijing

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    It is expected that the summit will adopt the new Beijing Action Plan (2019 to 2021), which will chart a new course of China-Africa friendship and mutually beneficial cooperation across various fields in the next three years. African leaders and the chairman of the African Union (AU) will be in attendance, and the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General will be the esteemed guest, joined by 27 worldwide and African groups as observers.
  • Lobbyist Linked to Manafort Pleads Guilty on Foreign Agent Charge

    Lobbyist Linked to Manafort Pleads Guilty on Foreign Agent Charge

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    District Court for the District of Columbia, who is overseeing Manafort's trial on money laundering and other charges in the District. The documents filed along with Patten's plea lay out years of work he performed for a wealthy Ukrainian businessman and a Ukrainian political party known as the Opposition Bloc beginning in 2014.