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UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres sought to reassure international Jewish community leaders on Sunday that he would stand up against any perceptions of anti-Israel bias at the world…
04.24 / 08:45
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At 1:27 a.m. EDT Monday, U.S. astronaut Peggy Whitson — who, in November, became the oldest woman to fly in space — broke the record for the most cumulative days spent in space by an American. Whitson, who is also the first woman to command the International Space Station (ISS) and the only one to command it twice, surpassed Jeff Williams’ record of 534 days…
04.24 / 08:29
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A series of prominent activists and former candidates are among the people who could be chosen as Labour’s candidate in a safe London seat. Ellie Reeves, a former member of Labour’s ruling national executive committee (NEC) is one of the favourites for the Lewisham West and Penge selection. The vacancy has been created by Jim Dowd’s decision to step down. He posted a majority of 12,714 in the south London constituency in 2015 which means it is expected to stay Labour d…
04.24 / 08:17
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Only Labour can challenge the rigged system that is holding our country back, Jeremy Corbyn will say today, as he makes his first big pitch to Scottish voters since the general election was called. Corbyn will attend the Scottish Trades Union Congress in Aviemore amid increasing Tory confidence that they can pose a bigger challenge to the popularity of Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP. The Labour leader will speak to Scottish voters with a call for the Holyrood administration to investigate the …
04.24 / 08:17
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This is the full text of the Facebook post published by Chuka Umunna, Open Britain supporter and chair of Vote Leave Watch, following Tony Blair’s call for voters to consider backing Tory or Lib Dem candidates in order to oppose Brexit “at any cost”. Tony Blair is wrong to suggest in any way that voters should look elsewhere and form some anti-Brexit Alliance. No ifs, no buts: voting Labour and maximising our position in Parliament is the best way to…
04.24 / 08:17
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Kenya called for increased investment in cyber security to curb the growing incidences of cyber crime targeting the country's digital economy. Joe Mucheru, the ICT Ministry Cabinet Secretary, particularly appealed to the private sector to invest in cyber security infrastructure to complement ongoing government efforts to curb the…
04.24 / 08:08
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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has arrived unannounced in Afghanistan. Mattis is in Kabul to assess America's longest war as the Trump administration weighs sending more U.S. troops. His visit comes three days after a Taliban attack on a northern Afghanistan army base killed at least 100 people, with some estimates up to 130. The post US Defense Sec'y Mattis in Afghanistan to discuss war needs appeared first on News 1110 99.3…
04.24 / 08:07
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- After months of delay, the Senate is expected to confirm former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary. Perdue would be the first Southerner in the post in more than two decades. He's the son of a farmer and has owned several agricultural companies. The Senate plans to vote on his nomination Monday. The post Senate set to confirm Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary appeared first on News 1110 99.3…
04.24 / 08:07
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans have put President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee on the bench, and they're now in a position to fill dozens more federal judgeships -- and reshape some of the nation's highest courts. Democrats have few ways to stop them. The post Republicans in position to reshape federal bench appeared first on News 1110 99.3…
04.24 / 08:07
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- In an Associated Press interview, President Donald Trump claimed more progress than he's achieved on his 100-day plan and showed he was not completely familiar with what he had promised in that "contract" with voters. A look at some of his assertions in the interview conducted Friday and other statements he made over the past week: TRUMP, on his 100-day plan: "I'm mostly there on most items. The post AP FACT CHECK: Misfires in Trump's AP interview appeared first on News…
04.24 / 08:07
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President Trump made defeating radical Islamic terrorists a key part of his presidential campaign. So far in his first 100 days, experts say he is making good on that…
04.24 / 07:43
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“Through failure, we learn a lesson in humility which is probably needed, painful though it is,” informed Bill W. The co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous offers a lesson to three other Bills periodically in the news for the wrong rea…
04.24 / 07:43
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The State of California issued the first tranche of taxable construction bonds last Thursday for the High Speed Rail Project, making it clear that it is determined to go ahead with the unpopular project despite numerous obstacles, including federal funding roadblocks thrown up by President Donald…
04.24 / 07:43
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TEL AVIV - Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri urged the UN Friday to help his Lebanon reach a permanent ceasefire with Israel to end the Jewish state's "continuous…
04.24 / 07:43
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- After months of delay, the Senate is expected to confirm former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as agriculture…
04.24 / 07:38
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A lawmaker repeats a talking point common in conservative media, but it's wrong and…
04.24 / 07:35
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A deeply divisive figure, he lost the popular vote to Democrat Hillary Clinton and had one of the narrower Electoral College victories in history. Since taking office on Jan. 20, his approval rating has hovered around 40 percent in most polls. Trump's early presidency has been dogged by FBI and congressional investigations into whether his campaign coordinated with Russians to tilt the race in his favor. Furthermore, his three months-plus in office have amounted to a swift education in…
04.24 / 07:31
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WASHINGTON (AP) — With a budget deadline looming, President Donald Trump plans a whirlwind of activities seeking to highlight accomplishments while putting fresh pressure on congressional Democrats to pay for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, even if that pressure risks a possible government shutdown. Trump approaches the symbolic 100-day mark for his administration this coming week juggling a renewed health care push and his demands that a must-pass government funding bill should include …
04.24 / 07:31
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