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Chaotic cabinet reshuffle reveals lack of control May has over Tory MPs

Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle, which had been expected to be the biggest shake-up since her election, has been labelled a disaster. One MP quit instead of accepting a demotion and another minister refused to give up a portfolio. Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt threw a spanner in the works for the prime minister, when he refused a move to become Business ...

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CREW’s Emoluments lawsuit against Trump dismissed for lack of standing

Congress, not the courts, should have the final say on whether President Donald Trump is in violation of the US Constitution’s Emoluments Clause, a federal judge ruled in dismissing two lawsuits filed against the president. On Thursday, the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, better known as CREW, failed to convince US District Court Judge George Daniels of the ...

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US won’t be lectured by countries that lack any credibility over Israel & Palestine – Haley to UNSC

Published time: 9 Dec, 2017 23:48 Edited time: 9 Dec, 2017 23:52 America’s envoy to the UN, Nikki Haley, has claimed that only the United States, and not the 14 other nations comprising the UN Security Council, has credibility when it comes to mediating the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Palestinians, however, see things very differently. Haley was speaking at an emergency session ...

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Russian lawmakers blast Pentagon’s latest statement on Syria as ‘lies and lack of principles’

Published time: 5 Dec, 2017 13:07 Senior Russian MPs have described an allegation by the Pentagon that Moscow and Damascus showed insufficient commitment to defeating IS terrorists as snobbery and lies, designed to cover up US failure to depose the lawful Syrian government. Read more “The statement is nothing new, the same typical snobbery. Even with total resistance from the ...

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100 members to quit Macron party over ‘lack of democracy’

Some 100 activists from Emmanuel Macron’s political party are quitting because the movement “offends fundamental principles of democracy” and shows “arrogance and contempt” for its dialogue-seeking members. The disillusioned members of the ruling Republic on the Move (LREM) party announced that they would leave the movement ahead of the LREM Congress which is to take place in the city of ...

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Lamar Jackson overlooked due to lack of diversity among writers

Last season Lamar Jackson opened his sophomore year with three straight video-game like performances. In those games, the Louisville Cardinals faced UNC-Charlotte, Syracuse and Florida State. Jackson passed for 913 yards, ran for 464 more, and scored 18 touchdowns while doing the majority of that work in the first half of those games. It was the beginning of one of ...

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Aly Raisman right to call out USA Gymnastics for lack of response

We already know that Aly Raisman is an exceptional gymnast. She was the captain of the Fierce Five and the Final Five, winning Olympic gold in the 2012 and 2016 Summer Games in London and Rio, as she has six Olympic medals to her name. But this past weekend, we found out that the 23-year-old is also fearless. On Saturday, ...

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Trump’s lack of criticism for Putin signals U.S. weakness

Where is the President of the United States? When it comes to Russia, Donald Trump is just not there. Yesterday, in his first public comments since Russia expelled 755 American diplomats, the President offered no condemnation. Instead, he cracked a joke about how it will save the government money. It sends the signal to Vladimir Putin that the United States ...

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Trump's transgender military ban held up by lack of direction

President Trump’s ban on transgender military service can’t go into effect because he hasn’t given any direction for it, the U.S. military’s highest-ranking officer said Thursday. “There will be no modifications to the current policy until the president’s direction has been received by the secretary of defense and the secretary has issued implementation guidance,” Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. ...

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Merkel ready to consider Macron's EU reforms as Chancellor criticises lack of 'cohesion'

The German Chancellor told an audience at the annual conference of the BDI, the German industry association, in Berlin, that the time was right for change. Ms Merkel said she would take on board suggestions of a Brussels finance minister and a common budget for the EU. She signalled that European leaders should also band together as Britain heads towards ...

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