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PM sees off Tory rebellion to scrape through Brexit vote

Wednesday  05:05,   18 july 2018
news.sky

Theresa May scraped through a crunch House of Commons vote after a Tory Remainer rebellion failed to alter her post-Brexit customs plans. Winning by just six votes, the government defeated an amendment to its Trade Bill, which was pushed by rebel[...]
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Writer removed from summit event says he only had a question

Wednesday  04:05,   18 july 2018
msn

The writer and political activist who was forcibly removed from a room where U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin were about to give a joint news conference said Tuesday he wasn't trying to protest.Sam Husseini, a[...]

Trump says he has confidence in US agencies on Russia, 'misspoke' in Helsinki

Wednesday  00:21,   18 july 2018
reuters

<p>U.S. President Donald Trump, grappling with a torrent of criticism over his performance at a Helsinki summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, said on Tuesday he misspoke at their joint news conference.</p>US President Donald Trump,[...]

Labour defies condemnation by 68 Rabbis to adopt its OWN definition of anti-Semitism instead of the international version but promises a new consultation with Jewish groups

Tuesday  23:56,   17 july 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Labour's definition of anti-Semitism is based on the international definition but comes with notes and guidelines the party says improves on the text.  Adopting its own version will fuel renewed claims Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn is failing [...]

Ex-Ukip councillor guilty of wife’s murder after his affair with son’s partner

Tuesday  22:31,   17 july 2018
msn

Former Royal Marine Stephen Searle’s act of infidelity ‘led to this one way or another’, the court heard.Ex-Royal Marine Stephen Searle, 64, claimed he had been defending himself after his 62-year-old wife Anne Searle attacked him with a knife, but[...]

Theresa May narrowly avoids major Brexit defeat on vote to stay in a customs union

Tuesday  21:15,   17 july 2018
msn

Reuters LONDON — Theresa May has narrowly defeated an effort by pro-EU MPs to keep Britain in a customs union with the European Union after Brexit. The House of Commons voted against an amendment to the Trade Bill which would have forced the prime[...]

Obama gives Trump sharp rebuke in Mandela address on values

Tuesday  18:34,   17 july 2018
msn

Obama gives Trump sharp rebuke in Mandela address on valuesWhile not mentioning his successor, President Donald Trump, by name, Obama's speech in South Africa countered many of Trump's policies, rallying people to keep alive the ideas that Mandela[...]

How the Ultimate Shark Photo Went Viral

Tuesday  17:41,   17 july 2018
nationalgeographic

A photographer takes a photo that launches his career—and then takes on a life of its own.Peschak knows that great white shark well. He photographed it 15 years ago following scientist Trey Snow in a bright yellow kayak off South Africa. Like many[...]

Duchess of Sussex visits exhibition charting life of Mandela

Tuesday  16:15,   17 july 2018
msn

The exhibition traces Mandela’s career from activist to president.She was joined by her husband the duke, whose family had a close relationship with the former statesman, who campaigned throughout his life to end South Africa’s apartheid[...]

Italy gives France red card over Mona Lisa stunt

Tuesday  16:06,   17 july 2018
news.sky

The Louvre Museum in Paris has infuriated Italians by tweeting a doctored image of the Mona Lisa wearing a French jersey - hours after the country's World Cup win.The masterpiece was painted by the Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, leading some[...]

How the Ultimate Shark Photo Went Viral

Tuesday  16:05,   17 july 2018
nationalgeographic

A photographer takes a photo that launches his career—and then takes on a life of its own.Peschak knows that great white shark well. He photographed it 15 years ago following scientist Trey Snow in a bright yellow kayak off South Africa. Like many[...]

Donald Trump praises 'strong' Vladimir Putin amid outrage over defence of Russia

Tuesday  15:50,   17 july 2018
news.sky

Donald Trump has hailed Vladimir Putin as "very, very strong" despite facing a barrage of criticism for suggesting he trusted the Russian leader over his own intelligence agencies. The US president returned to Washington on Monday night[...]

Clues Point to Occupant of Ancient 'Mystery' Sarcophagus

Tuesday  14:33,   17 july 2018
nationalgeographic

A sealed black stone coffin discovered in Egypt has sparked the imagination of the Internet. But who's the likely—or unlikely—owner?Officials at Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities are reportedly exasperated from fielding countless global press[...]

The facts missing from Trump and Putin’s news conference

Tuesday  13:28,   17 july 2018
washingtonpost

The facts missing from Trump and Putin’s news conferenceTrump was asked whether he believed the U.S. intelligence community’s assessment that Russia interfered in the presidential election in 2016, or whether he believed Putin’s denials. Remarkably, [...]

The facts missing from Trump and Putin’s news conference

Tuesday  13:28,   17 july 2018
washingtonpost

The facts missing from Trump and Putin’s news conferenceTrump was asked whether he believed the U.S. intelligence community’s assessment that Russia interfered in the presidential election in 2016, or whether he believed Putin’s denials. Remarkably, [...]