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Deadline day for Israel’s Netanyahu

Benjamin Netanyahu faces having a slim majority in parliament, leaving him vulnerable Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is racing to assemble a coalition government ahead of a Wednesday deadline. His Likud party won March’s election but he is still trying … Continue reading

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Pacquiao sued over shoulder injury

Manny Pacquiao is the subject of a lawsuit in Nevada after being accused of lying over a shoulder injury sustained before his fight against Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas. The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) says Pacquiao, 36, did not declare … Continue reading

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UKIP hopeful suspended over threat

A UKIP candidate has been suspended after being filmed apparently threatening to shoot a Conservative rival. Robert Blay, who is standing in North East Hampshire, was secretly filmed by the Daily Mirror making the comments about Ranil Jayawardena. The recording … Continue reading

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Gay couple win parenting court battle

Ms Justice Russell said it was in the baby girl’s “best interests” to live with her father A baby girl should be removed from her mother and live with her father and his boyfriend instead, a judge has ruled. The … Continue reading

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Clinton courts Latinos in Nevada, calls for path to citizenship

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called on Tuesday for a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, courting Latino voters and drawing a line between herself and Republican rivals for the White House in 2016. “We can’t … Continue reading

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Obama administration approves Cuba ferry service licenses

MIAMI (Reuters) – The return of passenger ferry services between the United States and Cuba took a major step forward on Tuesday when the Treasury Department issued licenses to at least two U.S. companies. One of the licenses was issued … Continue reading

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Charlie Hebdo is honored in New York under increased security

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, targeted in a deadly attack earlier this year by Islamist gunmen, was honored on Tuesday at a New York gala under heavy security, organizers said. The award from the PEN … Continue reading

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U.S. aims to make Iran nuclear deal immune to Russian, Chinese veto

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Washington wants to be certain that any nuclear deal between Iran and major powers includes the possibility of restoring U.N. sanctions if Tehran breaks the agreement without risking Russian and Chinese vetoes, a senior U.S. official … Continue reading

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Rotherham abuse warnings released

Fresh evidence has emerged that authorities in Rotherham were warned about child sexual exploitation in 2003 and again in 2006. Police and council officials took no action despite being told organised gangs were grooming and abusing girls. Ex-South Yorkshire Police … Continue reading

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Rotherham abuse warnings released

Fresh evidence has emerged that authorities in Rotherham were warned about child sexual exploitation in 2003 and again in 2006. Police and council officials took no action despite being told organised gangs were grooming and abusing girls. Ex-South Yorkshire Police … Continue reading

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