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Joe Biden to announce presidential bid on Thursday – live news

Former vice-president to officially launch bid for president, while Jared Kushner says Mueller investigation ‘just a big distraction’Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.55pm BST Following Jared Kushner onstage (though not immediately) onstage at the Time 100 summit, Hillary Clinton makes a point opposite to what Kushner said. ...

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MPs campaign to have Donald Trump's UK state visit cancelled

Activists say Trump’s three-day visit from 3 June will prompt ‘huge mobilisation’ Theresa May has beencriticised for allowing Donald Trump to make a state visit in June for D-day commemorations, with MPs orchestrating a campaign to stop the US president addressing parliament.Labour said it “beggars belief” that the government is offering the ...

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Woman, 57, arrested over journalist's death

A dissident Republican group called the New IRA has admitted responsibility for the killing of Northern Ireland journalist Lyra McKee during rioting ...

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Justin Gimelstob’s battery charge puts onus on ATP to find moral fibre | Kevin Mitchell

He won two grand slam doubles titles but ‘violent, unprovoked’ incident must curb his ambitions in the running of the gameJustin Gimelstob grew up ...

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Jared Kushner dubs Trump-Russia investigation 'a big distraction'

President’s son-in-law and senior adviser dismissed concerns about Russian spying operations at Time 100 summit Jared Kushner has played down Russian ...

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Jussie Smollett case: brothers who helped stage attack sue actor's attorney

Defamation lawsuit alleges that Smollett’s lawyer and firm repeatedly assert that the brothers carried out a real, bigoted attack on actorTwo ...

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry aren't the first to buck royal baby traditions

Britain's youngest royal, Prince Louis, turned one on Tuesday, but the world was anxiously awaiting news from his aunt and uncle, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are expecting their first child any day now. Royal ...

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Greta Thunberg teaches us about autism as much as climate change | Ian Birrell

The young environmental activist has shown that being different is a gift. But too many people with autism still face cruel treatmentGreta Thunberg is an impressive individual. Just 16 years old, she has been nominated for the Nobel peace prize after sparking environmental protests around the planet. There is a glorious simplicity to her arguments ...

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Meghan and Harry not the first to buck royal baby tradition

Their decision to ditch decades of etiquette has come as a surprise to some but it's certainly not the first time a "new" royal has broken with tradition

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Ending the Iranian sanctions waiver could be own goal for Trump

Preventing Iran’s oil from reaching the market will raise oil prices and US business costsThe past two and a bit years have shown that it is naive to ...

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Saudi Arabia executes 37 people, crucifying one, for "terrorism"

Saudi Arabia has executed 37 men convicted of terror-related crimes, the kingdom's official news agency said Tuesday.

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China opposes US sanctions on Iranian oil

China is pushing back against the United States' decision to broaden its crackdown on Iranian oil exports, deepening the uncertainty in the global oil market.

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Trump makes U-turn to support Harley-Davidson as profits fall amid tariff war

President had called for boycott after company shifted production to Thailand but says he will ‘reciprocate’ against ‘unfair’ EU taxesHarley-Davidson blamed European taxes on imports of its gas-guzzling hogs for a 27% drop in profits in the first quarter, prompting Donald Trump to vow retaliation against the EU.“So unfair to US. We will ...

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Young Argentines of European descent go there to escape economic uncertainty

"My country's situation prompted me to take this decision," said Tomás Ruiz, who's moving to Ireland. He has a European passport by descent.

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New IRA reportedly apologizes for killing journalist Lyra McKee

"The gunman showed no thought for who may have been killed or injured when he fired these shots," police said.

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54 miners missing after mudslide at Myanmar jade mine

Dozens feared dead, buried alive under 100 feet of mud as officials face daunting rescue effort

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New IRA apologizes for journalist's killing, police release woman

The New IRA militant Irish nationalist group has apologized for the killing of journalist Lyra McKee - its first acknowledgement that one of its ...

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Central American migrant numbers are not Mexico's fault: minister

Mexico is not to blame for a recent increase in the number of Central American migrants entering the country, Interior Minister Olga Sanchez said on Tuesday.

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Egypt voters back constitutional amendments to strengthen president's rule

Nearly 90 per cent of Egyptian voters taking part in a referendum have backed constitutional changes that could see President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi stay in power until 2030, according to the country's election commission.

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UK's May assures Ukraine's new president of continued support

Prime Minister Theresa May told Ukraine's President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy in a congratulatory call on Tuesday that Britain would continue to support his country's sovereignty and territorial integrity, her office said.

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What Meghan and Harry's baby says about race

"I think this baby is going to be hugely important historically because it's going to break new ground. Whether it's a girl or a boy, it will be the ...

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ISIS claims responsibility for Sri Lanka Easter Sunday bombings

As death toll continues to rise, defense minister says suicide assault on churches and hotels was meant as payback for attack on Muslims in New ...

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Libyan forces push back Haftar's forces south of Tripoli: witnesses

Forces supporting Libya's internationally recognized government pushed back troops loyal to eastern commander Khalifa Haftar more than 60 km ...

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U.S. brings 1st criminal case against major drug distributor over opioid crisis

The U.S. government on Tuesday filed its first criminal charges against a major drug distributor ...

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Prominent Sudan protester says revolution seeks removal of whole regime

A Sudanese woman who has come to symbolize for many the protests that have forced out former president Omar al-Bashir said her country's revolution was far from over and sought to remove what she called a regime of "murder and tyranny" in its entirety.

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Egyptian voters back constitutional changes in referendum: election commission

Nearly 90 percent of Egyptian voters have approved in a referendum constitutional changes that could see President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi stay in power until 2030, the election commission said on Tuesday.

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Indian PM votes in general election, trumpets national security

Millions of Indians voted in the third and largest phase of a staggered general election on Tuesday, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi who cast his ballot in his home state of Gujarat and again underlined his focus on combating terrorism.

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