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John Terry has made most of season on periphery at Chelsea

Terry, making his 716th Chelsea appearance, put his side ahead in the 22nd minute at Stamford Bridge, but it was from the 36-year-old's loose header that Etienne Capoue equalised two minutes later. Costa was rested with an eye on the FA Cup final against Arsenal later this month and made the most of his role on the bench by sneaking into the press room at half-time for some food. Read More »

Prez Trump accused of leaking intel to Russian Federation

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But sharing the information without the express permission of the ally who provided it was a major breach of espionage etiquette, and could jeopardise a crucial intelligence-sharing relationship. The person who described the Comey memo to the AP was not authorized to discuss it by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. He continued: "That's why we keep the information that we get from intelligence sources so close.to prevent that from happening". Read More »

Georgia prepares to carry out its first execution this year

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The court documents state that the victim was "rather feeble" in comparison to his killer and bled to death after sustaining "one continuous or two slices to the neck". But the US Supreme Court has said that when challenging an execution method on those grounds, an inmate must propose a "known and available" method of execution. Read More »

Trump adviser responds to claim she's in it 'for the money'

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Then I walked away form dozens of opportunities for millions of dollars, and instead walked into the White House. The hosts of MSNBC's Morning Joe , Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough said during Monday's broadcast that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway complained extensively about President Trump in private conversations with them before he was elected. Read More »

Trump gave Russian Federation intel from Jordan, not Israel - Al-Jazeera

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Trump is due to arrive in Israel next week during his first overseas trip as president. "We need to punish the Americans, it's possible, so that we don't put Trump in a position where he is again tempted, we need to abstain from transferring information to him, or to only give him partial information so that he can't endanger any source", Yatom told The Times of Israel . Read More »

Kevin Long earns Ireland call with vintage Clarets performances

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Burnley defender Kevin Long has earned a first senior call-up in Republic of Ireland's 37-man squad for their three worldwide matches next month. Long has featured in his club's last two Premier League games but they were his first competitive outings since a League Cup game back in August and he admits that the news of his inclusion by O'Neill came a little out of the blue. Read More »

Stock Futures Rise as Oil Enjoys More Gains

During talks a year ago on the supply cut deal, Iran successfully argued it be allowed room to pump more as it lost market share while under Western sanctions, raising the question of whether Tehran would sign up for a longer supply cut. The announcement was later supported by Kuwait's oil minister Essam al-Marzouq. Libya and Nigeria, which have faced disruptions to production, were excluded from limits on their output. Read More »

Xi, Moon agree denuclearising North Korea 'common goal': Seoul

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North Korea hit out over the deployment of the U.S. supplied antimissile system Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) in the South, but South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in showed he is taking no nonsense from despot Kim Jong-un. Moon accepted Trump's invitation to visit at an "early date". Moon's victory reverses more than a decade of conservative rule that has seen strong ties with the US, which maintains about 28,500 servicemembers in South Korea. Read More »

Nicola Sturgeon hails 'emphatic' SNP election results

Based on the results declared so far in the local elections , Theresa May is expected to win a majority of 48 following the general election. "There are 10 Tories and two independent members, those two independents may decide they'd prefer to work with Labour ". Read More »

Thailand threatens to block Facebook

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The 131 pages were among the 309 previously identified by local authorities as containing posts in violation of the country's strict lese majeste laws that punish perceived criticism of the monarchy. Facebook was still accessible in Thailand an hour after Tuesday's deadline. "This action may affect the entire delivery services of www.facebook.com to customers in Thailand", Tispa wrote, according to the Bangkok Post . Read More »

Korean officials meet USA experts in Oslo

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On Sunday, media reported that a fourth U.S. citizen was detained a day earlier by Pyongyang on suspicion of hostile acts. Kim Hak-song worked at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology ( PUST ) and was held on 6 May, state-run news agency KCNA said. Read More »

Sudan's president invited by Saudi Arabia to Trump meeting

Since the US president, who has little to no vision on world issues, has delegated his foreign policy nearly completely to the Israelis, he will tell his Saudi hosts that their dreams have come true, and that unlike former President Barack Obama, Washington is now changing position on Iran and putting it back up to the top of its list of enemies. Read More »

Global appeal for return of Harry Potter prequel

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Rowling herself pleaded to her over 10 million followers on Twitter, "PLEASE DON'T BUY THIS IF YOU'RE OFFERED IT". British police are searching for the Muggles who stole a rare and valuable " Harry Potter " prequel. In November 2018, the second installment of the five-part franchise, starring Jude Law as Hogwarts headmaster Albus Dumbledore and Johnny Depp as Gellert Grindelwald, will be released. Read More »

West Lafayette Regional: New Mexico takes lead, IL falls to sixth

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Charles Corner continued his strong play, finishing the day with a round of 74 to sit in a tie for 16th with 2-over 144 (70-74). UNLV is second at 573. Booth played a near flawless round of golf on Tuesday with blemishes on just two holes as he bogeyed No. 3 and committed a double bogey on No. 8. Read More »

Turkey president: Trump arming Syrian Kurds a 'mistake'

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The fall of Tabqa leaves no other major urban settlements on the road to Raqqa, about 25 miles away. But Ankara regards the YPG as a terror group and the Syrian branch of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which since 1984 has waged an insurgency inside Turkey leaving tens of thousands dead. Read More »

S. Korea's Moon to send delegation to China amid frayed ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping tacitly asked new South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in on Thursday to reconsider the deployment of a USA anti-missile system. During the 40-minute conversation, Moon revealed his plans to send separate delegations to Beijing to discuss the dispute and North Korea's nuclear threat. Read More »

Putin sits down at piano in China, plays Soviet songs

According to Reuters , Putin said "It's a pity that the piano was out of tune". Russian President Vladimir Putin played the piano while waiting for Chinese leader Xi Jinping for bilateral talks in Beijing on Sunday. I merely touched the piano keys with my fingers", he quipped, adding that he though the video "would be for private use", adding, "But that's okay. Russian President Vladimir Putin blamed the United States on Monday for developing the sophisticated hacking tools used a ... Read More »

Will bring new law, if triple talaq struck down: Centre to SC

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In addition, he urged that practices of polygamy and " Nikah Halala " too fell foul of the Constitution, and should be dealt with by the Bench. 'Secularism being a hallmark of Indian democracy, no part of its citizenry ought to be denied access to fundamental rights, much less can any section of a secular society be worse off than its counterparts in theocratic countries, many of which have undergone reform, ' it said. Read More »

Legendary music boss Reid out amid harassment reports

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Reid made claims about her appearance, suggesting clothes she should wear and described her as looking "fine" at one point. L.A. Reid's abrupt exit from Sony Music may not have been as graceful as it was initially presented. "We are not allowing a culture like that in this company", an insider with knowledge of Sony Music's alleged dismissal of Reid told The Post , "no matter how much a person brings to the bottom line". Read More »

Man Dies After Setting Himself On Fire On Facebook Live

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WREG has uncovered domestic violence charges against McLemore and a restraining order. Police came over and took a report , but McLemore had already left. Facebook confirmed the incident, but was unable to provide details on how long the video was online or how many people may have seen it. The company says the boost aims to stop violent live streams before they're able to go viral, curtailing the public attention that some acts of violence quickly command. Read More »

Students choose NDP in mock election

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Greg D'Avignon, CEO of the Business Council of British Columbia, doesn't think a minority government with the Greens holding sway will necessarily stop major energy projects like the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion or the $36 billion Pacific NorthWest LNG project from going forward. Read More »

France's Macron picks PM from the right, blowing apart old boundaries

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Macron said in addition he plans to push for economic reforms in France in the coming months in order to fight the country's high unemployment rate. Past year he was part of Juppe's unsuccessful campaign team in The Republicans' primaries, and then joined the presidential campaign of Francois Fillon, the party's nominee. Read More »

Macron sworn in as France's new president

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Unlike many left-wing leaders who prefer to attack Europe and blame the European Union for all domestic ills, Macron believes that France has been weakened by its own failure to implement structural reforms. In June, Macron faces what the French media are calling a "third round of the presidential election" when the country elects a new parliament in a two-round vote. Read More »

McMaster talks tough on Russian Federation amid Trump-Kremlin dealings

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Since March 2011 the Syrian conflict has caused more than 320,000 deaths and forced millions of refugees to flee. Syrian President Bashar Assad managed to turn the tide of war in his favor after Russian Federation started an air campaign in September 2015, while Iran is an uncompromising supporter of the Syrian leader. Read More »

Democracy is under assault by Trump, former intelligence chief says

The President also dismissed reports that he demanded loyalty pledge from former FBI Director James Comey at a private dinner.Trump responded saying, "No, I didn't but I think loyalty to the country, loyalty to the U.S.is important". Blaming that on Donald Trump would be a mistake, however. He noted the intelligence community's joint assessment declaring Russian Federation had interfered in the 2016 election did not contain any reporting about political collusion. Read More »