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Interest reported in Newcastle after Premier League return

Interest reported in Newcastle after Premier League return

However, Mitro says that if the right offer comes in, which is good for both him and Newcastle "then we will speak about it". In contrast, he scored only four league goals for Newcastle in the Championship. Benitez will be well aware of the transfers they need to make in order to ensure they aren't involved in a relegation battle next season. Sky Sports claim there is significant takeover interest from a Chinese consortium and a number of worldwide parties are thinking about buying the ... Read More

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Brexit Talks May Not Begin On June 19

Brexit Talks May Not Begin On June 19

Germany's European affairs minister Michael Roth said that time was tight until the expiry of a two-year window to reach a negotiated deal: "We should not waste any time", he said. That is why the European Union wants the talks to go smoothly. But EU officials question how any British government could persuade voters to accept a Norway-style package and so would be wary of starting down the path of negotiating it for fear of ending up without a deal that both sides could ratify in 2019. Read More

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Qatar Airways CEO: US 'fueling' the fire of Gulf crisis

Khanji said that Qatar's cargo will go through Sohar, as well as Oman's port at Salalah, bypassing the need to dock in any of those countries. The OPEC member's daily production of oil is relatively small, around 0.6 million barrels, compared to its neighbors like Saudi Arabia , which typically produces some 10 million barrels each day. Read More

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PM to announce Cabinet reshuffle after shock General Election results

PM to announce Cabinet reshuffle after shock General Election results

Green, who also worked under May in the home office, will move into the Cabinet Office to serve as first secretary of state. Seemingly cast into the political wilderness by the Prime Minister, to who he came a distant third in last year's leadership race, the former Education Secretary was brought back into the fold after Mrs May suffered a disappointing and damaging election result. Read More

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Sessions' plans to testify surprised Senate intelligence

Sessions' plans to testify surprised Senate intelligence

On Friday, Trump tweeted called Comey a "leaker" and said that he felt "vindicated" by Comey's testimony, despite "so many false statements and lies". Kasowitz has declared Trump "completely vindicated" by Comey's assertion that he told the president he was not personally a target of the FBI's investigation into whether the campaign coordinated with Russian Federation during the election. Read More

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WEATHER: Hot and gusty conditions to begin the work week

In the evening the chance for showers and thunderstorms increase to 50 percent. The coverage of rain will go up on Wednesday and Thursday . Very little change in temperatures is expected through much of the week. The front triggering storms today will sink far enough southward Wednesday to allow for a mainly dry and cooler day with highs in the lower to mid 80s. Read More

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Melania Trump, son Barron move into the White House

Asked by a reporter if he had told Comey to drop the investigation into former national security adviser Flynn, Trump said, 'I didn't say that'. The former Alabama senator was an early supporter of Donald Trump , and Sessions' contacts during the campaign with Russia's ambassador to the United States have raised questions. Read More

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A Wonder Woman sequel will probably happen, but when?

A Wonder Woman sequel will probably happen, but when?

I'm never going to defend a multi-billion dollar company, but I still will go see Wonder Woman and I'm optimistic that the character will be represented well. Jenkins has spent most of her career in television and has a single previous feature to her credit - the 2003 drama " Monster ", which earned an acting Oscar for Charlize Theron. Read More

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Jeremy Corbyn keeps his eyes on Downing Street

One of the lead European Union negotiators, Guy Verhofstadt, criticized May on Twitter , writing: "Yet another own goal, after Cameron now May, will make already complex negotiations even more complicated". He said it was impossible to predict whether she would still be prime minister at the end of the year. May will likely have to make compromises to win the DUP's backing. Read More

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Qatar Airways CEO: US 'fueling' fire of Gulf crisis

Qatar has been ejected from the Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthis in Yemen, and transport links between it and three other Gulf countries have been severed, with Qataris living in Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and the UAE ordered to leave. Mohammed al-Sada said in a statement: "circumstances in the region shall not prevent the state of Qatar from honouring its worldwide commitment of cutting its oil production". Read More

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Sessions Expected to Face Sharp Questioning in Senate

Sessions Expected to Face Sharp Questioning in Senate

Under current Justice Department regulations, such a firing would have to be done by Attorney General Jeff Sessions' deputy, Rod Rosenstein, not the president - though those regulations could theoretically be set aside. Knowing this, another reporter asked what's stopping the president from releasing tapes that supposedly exonerate President Trump from obstructing justice. Read More

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Sinn Fein's Adams warns on prospective deal

Sinn Fein's Adams warns on prospective deal

This means that they clearly have too much power over the Conservatives and can "blackmail" the government to pass regressive laws in order for them to support key bills in the house. "The former finance minister Sammy Wilson has said: "...we are already paying through the nose for electricity because we go down the route of the dearest electricity possible through renewable energy" and are "putting our agricultural industry in jeopardy because there is no greater producer of greenhouse gases ... Read More

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Ruth Davidson holds talks with prime minister

She said: 'I want to ensure that we can look again at issues like Brexit, which we know we are now going to have to get cross-party support for, and move to a consensus within the country about what it means and what we seek to achieve. Following a cabinet meeting at Downing Street, Davidson expressed confidence that the shape of Brexit would differ after a national election in which Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May lost her overall parliamentary majority. Read More

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Boris Johnson calling for end to blockade of Qatar

The United Arab Emirates will not deport Qataris who are married to Emirati nationals, Abu Dhabi-based newspaper The National reported on Monday, a week after severing ties with Doha and giving Qataris 14 days to leave. The UAE , Bahrain and Saudi Arabia have signed the convention. "Our foreign policy is subject to the sovereignty of our country and is based on our own assessment and our own principles". Read More

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Intel officials refuse to answer questions on Trump and Russia

Intel officials refuse to answer questions on Trump and Russia

McCabe said that wouldn't be appropriate, and King grilled him for a little longer before turning to NSA chief Mike Rogers and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats . "The chair is going to exercise its right to allow the witnesses to answer the question, and committee is on notice to provide witnesses the courtesy, which has not been extended all the way across", Burr said. Read More

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United States pressure not slowing down N. Korea missile tests

United States pressure not slowing down N. Korea missile tests

Japan's chief cabinet secretary, Yoshihide Suga, told reporters the missile appeared to have fallen into the country's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) - waters extending 200 nautical miles from its coast. South Korea's military said the Scud-type missile travelled for 450 km (280 miles). North Korea test-fired a missile on Monday which fell provocatively close to neighbouring Japan, the latest in a series of launches that have heightened tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons ambitions. Read More

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England goalkeeper Woodman's awesome penalty save after VAR decision

England goalkeeper Woodman's awesome penalty save after VAR decision

He said: "That was one tough evening for us but what a feeling when that whistle went, all that hard work all coming together at the end". England winning its first Under-20 title indicates there is talent coming through the youth ranks, especially as some other eligible players were not in South Korea because they have already been promoted to the senior team or are preparing for the Under-21 European Championship. Read More

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Theresa May says she'll remain PM despite calls to go

May is expected to visit Buckingham Palace at 12:30pm ( London time) as the leader of the Conservative party, which won the most seats in Thursday's general election but lost its parliamentary majority. That would make the course of Brexit even harder to predict. Mr Corbyn pointed to the three million votes gained by Labour - as well as seats gained across the UK. Read More

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Attorney General Sessions next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny

Sessions is scheduled to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. JOHNSON: Well, the Justice Department says Jeff Sessions was not silent when Comey complained about Trump calling. It "depends on the scope of the questions", he told reporters. Reports last week suggested Sessions offered his resignation to Trump because the President blamed Sessions for exacerbating his Russian Federation problems by recusing himself from the probe. Read More

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Tom Heaton and Jack Butland given chance to impress against France

Tom Heaton and Jack Butland given chance to impress against France

I think he is. He's a player who is very comfortable receiving possession. "But I've seen it again and we would have needed four or five Peter Crouches in that wall to make a difference and that's not what we had". Asked if he knew his number one goalkeeper, he did not miss a beat before answering: " Joe Hart ". We have to improve in all areas to do that. "His contribution around the group has been excellent since I've been manager". Read More

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Finnish PM seeks to bring down his coalition government

Finnish PM seeks to bring down his coalition government

Lawmakers in Centre Party and NCP approved the break-up in party meetings, meaning that Sipila will now ask the country's president for permission for the resignation of the government. He has been convicted of hate speech. " Undeniable human dignity is the foundation of Western democracy, and a new position does not wipe out what has been written in the past ", Orpo told reporters. Read More

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Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid Gulf crisis

Iran sends five planes of food to Qatar amid Gulf crisis

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, right, welcomes Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani during their meeting in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 10, 2017. In recent days, Turkey has stepped in to supply supermarkets there with eggs and milk after anxious residents cleaned out shelves in the early days of the crisis. Read More

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One more farmer dead as MP stir spreads

Stone-pelting protests were also reported from Dhar district where protesting farmers set on fire a private jeep. Earlier, Chouhan had hinted that he would end the fast soon after the families of the four farmers, who were killed in the police firing in Mandsaur , met Chouhan and requested him to call off his fast. Read More

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May finalises cabinet amid minority govt talks with DUP

May finalises cabinet amid minority govt talks with DUP

The DUP is similar to the "religious right" in the United States and takes a hardline stance on social issues, such as same-sex marriage and abortion. Irish Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan said Ireland was keen for Brexit talks to start and to ensure the process of Britain leaving the European Union did not have an adverse impact on Northern Ireland's fragile peace process.Flanagan was speaking as the British political situation was in turmoil following an election on Thursday that ... Read More

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Trump on Comey accusation: 'I didn't say that'

The reporter then continued: "So he [Comey] lied about that?" Trump also denied asking Comey to pledge his loyalty. Mr Trump claimed he never said he hoped the investigation into Mr Flynn would go away. Meanwhile, the House Intelligence Committee asked on Friday for Comey's memos to be handed over, and separately sent a letter to the White House demanding any "recordings or memoranda" of conversations with Comey that Trump or the White House may or may not possess. Read More

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