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In recent months, she moved fellow peers in the House of Lords to tears as she discussed her condition and called for patients to have better access to experimental treatment. John Bercow, Speaker of the House of Commons, described Dame Tessa as an "indefatigable campaigner who translated care from a word to a deed at every turn".
  • 14-year-old in custody after shooting at a California high school

    14-year-old in custody after shooting at a California high school

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    The LA County Sheriff Department tweeted that the Palmdale high school shooting appears to be an isolated shooting and that the weapon, a rifle, has been successfully procured by authorities off campus. Lydia said she then heard two gunshots before she and her mom drove away. The incident is the 21st school shooting in the United States this year.
  • Two dead, four injured in Paris knife attack

    Two dead, four injured in Paris knife attack

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    The assailant who killed a 29-year-old man in a central Paris knife attack on Saturday night was a French citizen born in the Chechnya region of Russian Federation in 1997, judicial sources said on Sunday. Shocked tourists and residents looked on from behind a security perimeter set up by the police. Islamic State has said it is behind the attack, calling the knifeman one of its "soldiers".
  • AC Milan is to decide Donnarumma's future says Gattuso

    AC Milan is to decide Donnarumma's future says Gattuso

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    Milan lost the Italian Cup final to Juventus in 2016, but beat the Turin side for the Italian Super Cup in Doha later that year. "At this moment Donnarumma is the Milan goalkeeper, the rest is down to the club", he told Rai Sport (via Football Italia ).
  • Toxic gas alert for Hawaii volcano eruption; new areas at risk

    Toxic gas alert for Hawaii volcano eruption; new areas at risk

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    The unique images allow scientists to track lava moment as well as the direction that sulfur dioxide is drifting as one of the world's most active volcanoes continues to change. It will also cover costs for geologists and security personnel at roadblocks. At least 36 buildings have been destroyed and 2,000 evacuated, while on Friday lava was reported to be covering a total of 200 acres.
  • Women Candidates Dominate the Democratic Primaries with 22 Nominations

    Women Candidates Dominate the Democratic Primaries with 22 Nominations

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    Joe Donnelly, one of the chamber's most vulnerable Democrats, according to NBC News . This helped the party significantly in the 2010 midterms, when it gained control of the House of Representatives , and in subsequent elections that saw incumbents re-elected at even higher rates than are considered historically normal.
  • Meet the Eric Schneiderman replacement, Barbara Underwood

    Meet the Eric Schneiderman replacement, Barbara Underwood

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    Underwood was appointed solicitor general by then-Attorney General Andrew Cuomo in 2007, and Schneiderman kept her on once he took office in 2011. In the immediate aftermath of the New Yorker publishing a bombshell report about physical abuse allegations against New York Attorney General and longtime Trump foe Eric Schneiderman , White House counselor Kellyanne Conway fired off a tweet claiming the "Allegations are harrowing ..." However, this appears to be how Schneiderman ...
  • SpaceX launches its newest Falcon 9 rocket

    SpaceX launches its newest Falcon 9 rocket

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    The satellite will be carried on the newest version of the Falcon 9 - Falcon 9 Block 5 - which is meant to be reused with limited refurbishment after each launch. Besides missions to the space station, the new rocket will be used to launch U.S. Air Force global positioning satellites and other high-value, military and national security payloads.
  • Make No Mistake: Trump Is Paving the Way For War with Iran

    Make No Mistake: Trump Is Paving the Way For War with Iran

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    As a result of Trump's decision, Iran is hoping that the European Union will help protect European companies that have interests in Iran and that will be affected by the newly reimposed USA sanctions. The UAE, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain announced on Tuesday their support for U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, with Riyadh's ambassador to Washington blasting Tehran's malicious behaviour in the Middle East .
  • USA stocks end higher boosted by oil, bank shares

    USA stocks end higher boosted by oil, bank shares

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    One factor that could partially mitigate any shortfall from Iran is soaring USA oil output. The $2 billion United States Oil Fund LP (USO ), the largest ETF that tracks WTI, has gains of 17.1% this year; the $2.8 billion SPDR S&P Oil & Gas Exploration & Production ETF (XOP ), which holds stocks of energy producers, is up 9.6%; and the $18.5 billion Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLE ) is up 3.7%.
  • Nepal Stop by Reflection Of Our

    Nepal Stop by Reflection Of Our "Neighbourhood Initial" Plan, Says PM Modi

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    On the same lines, the two leaders jointly inaugurated the Nepal-India Friendship Bus Service ( Ramayan Circuit Bus Service) from Janakpur to Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh. He added that the relationship can not be defined as mere strategic, diplomatic and political. "People and governments will come and go but this relation will remain forever", he emphasised.
  • Pakistan Strongly Replied after US Put Restrictions on Pakistani Diplomats

    Pakistan Strongly Replied after US Put Restrictions on Pakistani Diplomats

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    Pakistan's Foreign Office has announced that all the United States diplomats in the country would face restrictions as part of which they will not be able to roam around freely from now. The disclosure of the unilateral concessions Pakistan had granted the US after joining the war on terrorism 17 years ago are "shocking and scandalous", say analysts.
  • Pimentel: SC is not supreme in impeachment matters

    Pimentel: SC is not supreme in impeachment matters

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    About 1,800 protesters gathered to support Sereno outside the court in Manila, where anti-riot police blocked an access road with trucks and iron railings to maintain order and separate a smaller group of anti-Sereno demonstrators. The magistrates are scheduled start their deliberations at 10 a.m. Sereno, who terminated her indefinite leave of absence and reported back to work on Wednesday, said she would preside over the special en banc session but would inhibit when her colleagues start ...
  • Giuliani resigns from law firm due to 'pressing demands' of Mueller probe

    Giuliani resigns from law firm due to 'pressing demands' of Mueller probe

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    The former New York City mayor announced Thursday that he is resigning from the law firm, report the New York Times , Politico and the National Law Journal . In a series of television and print interviews last week, Giuliani made waves when he revealed that the president repaid his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen , for a $130,000 payment made to porn star Stormy Daniels as part of a nondisclosure deal barring her from discussing an alleged affair with Trump .
  • Lawyer: Trump knew about Schneiderman allegations years ago

    Lawyer: Trump knew about Schneiderman allegations years ago

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    Gleason's letter was the latest salvo in a battle over the records seized by the Federal Bureau of Investigation last month from Cohen's office and residences and electronic devices. And Brooklyn's former top prosecutor Elizabeth Holtzman - who ran the office from 1982 to 1989, after which her successors the late Ken Thompson and current District Attorney Eric Gonzalez overturned multiple convictions made under her tenure - is also eyeing the state seat, according to reports .
  • Officer on way home from work saves life of unresponsive baby

    Officer on way home from work saves life of unresponsive baby

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    Kingston was saved and doctors say he will make a full recovery. Doctors credited Nix's quick-thinking actions for saving the baby's life, authorities said . "This was the most emotional day I've ever had in my career". "I am thanking God, and I'm just grateful, and so I want the world to know that he is incredible and he's a hero in my book, whether he's a hero in anyone else's or not.
  • Storm Team 11 Forecast: Scattered storms - A Hot weekend on the way!

    Storm Team 11 Forecast: Scattered storms - A Hot weekend on the way!

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    The primary threats are damaging winds and hail. Saturday and Mother's Day Sunday will be lovely just like mom! Some showers scoot through for some near and a little after daybreak. The weather service says an active pattern will dig in for the long term, with several chances for showers and thunderstorms throughout Saturday and Sunday .
  • Alcoa, Rio Tinto in Apple-backed JV for carbon-free aluminium technology

    Alcoa, Rio Tinto in Apple-backed JV for carbon-free aluminium technology

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    Buying Aluminum in 2018? Rio said that if fully implemented at Canada's smelters, it could eliminate the equivalent of 6.5 million metric tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions. Apple said it had engineers looking for a greener way of producing aluminum, which is used in many Apple products. "We are proud to be part of this ambitious new project, and look forward to one day being able to use aluminium produced without direct greenhouse gas emissions in the manufacturing of our products", ...
  • U.S. regrets asking Canadian minister to remove turban

    U.S. regrets asking Canadian minister to remove turban

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    He said no and asked them to re-do the test. "I went through all the security checks without revealing my identity as a minister", he said. He refused the agent's request to remove his turban: "I believed that it was an intrusion into my private life ..." Bains was returning to Toronto after meetings with MI state leaders in April 2017 and had already passed through regular security checks, but because he was wearing a turban, a security agent told him that he would have to undergo ...
  • In Kenya, a dam burst, killing dozens of people

    In Kenya, a dam burst, killing dozens of people

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    Water burst through the banks of the Patel Dam in Solai, Nakuru County, on Wednesday night (Thursday NZ Time), sweeping away hundreds of homes, including those on the expansive Nyakinyua estate that borders the reservoir. "We have discovered 38 bodies, many people were missing". Nakuru East Deputy County Commissioner Omar Salat assured the victims that the government will help them find temporary shelter and provide relief food.
  • Italy's Berlusconi resists pressure, for now, to stand aside

    Italy's Berlusconi resists pressure, for now, to stand aside

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    Talks are under way between the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and the far-right League, which leads Italy's centre-right alliance, to form a Eurosceptic government in the eurozone's third-biggest economy. He said he should have more details later in the day. A source in his office said the president would name the new prime minister on Wednesday or Thursday in the hope that parliament will give the nominee the necessary confidence votes to pursue a limited mandate that would expire ...