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Can you commit manslaughter by sending texts? We're about to find out

The defence also sought to minimise Ms Carter's role in her boyfriend's life, saying the pair were in a "long-term texting relationship" and had met in person only a handful of times. All she had to do to stop the suicide and save Roy was to call the police, which she didn't do, said the prosecutor. When he questioned her on the location of the tournament, she became upset and "wanted to make clear that she was getting credit" for organizing the event, Gammell testified Tuesday. Read More

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May Condemns Trump's Attack on Khan as She Backs London Mayor

But he hit a new low on Monday when he attacked the mayor of London for his attempts to calm his own residents following the terrorist attack Saturday night. MSM is working hard to sell it! Khan, a human rights lawyer and practicing Muslim hails from Pakistan, has challenged repeatedly Trump's calls to ban Muslims or people from Muslim countries from entering the U.S, saying the president has a "rude view of Islam". Read More

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Republicans Partner With Democrats To End Failed 'Kansas Experiment'

Republicans Partner With Democrats To End Failed 'Kansas Experiment'

Lawmakers passed a separate plan Monday night to phase in a $293 million increase in aid to the state's 286 school districts over two years; it's now about $4 billion a year. Kobach said that the National Rifle Association and the Kansas State Rifle Association worked to come to a compromise with state hospitals and KU Med, but he claims KU Med walked away from the negotiating table. Read More

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Wray Is 'Opposite Of Draining The Swamp — Ex-FBI Agent

He served as assistant attorney general in the Justice Department's criminal division from 2003 to 2005, working on corporate fraud scandals and cases involving US financial markets, according to his biography on the law firm's website . Wray is now a partner at the law firm King & Spalding, and he chairs the firm's Special Matters and Government Investigations Practice Group. The letter praised Yates for "extraordinary legal skill and judgement". Read More

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Al Shabab rebels storm Puntland army base

Al Shabab rebels storm Puntland army base

Bari region governor Yusuf Mohamed confirmed that a number of soldiers had been killed during the fierce gunbattles across the troubled region. "The fighting in Af-Urur was very intense this morning". Speaking at a press conference in Garowe, Puntland's Minister of Security Abdi Hersi Ali "Qarjab" said al-Shabaab militants have killed fasting civilians, including elders before attacking the troops stationed at the base. Read More

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Oman Air boosts flights to Qatar

Oman Air boosts flights to Qatar

We have witnessed an increased inflow of customer calls by 55% since June 5. For some travel portals like Cleartrip , calls from customers (mostly booked on Qatar Airways) seeking refunds or alternative flight options has increased by almost 55 percent since June 5. Read More

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Comey accuses Trump of lying 'plain and simple'

Comey accuses Trump of lying 'plain and simple'

Comey spoke about the Flynn firing, loyalty issues with Trump, and more about Russian Federation. In another passage, Comey will testify that Trump asked him on February 14 to "let go" of the investigation into Michael Flynn , who had been fired as Trump's national security adviser the previous day for lying to Vice President Mike Pence about his conversations with Russia's ambassador to Washington . Read More

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Fired FBI Director James Comey Just Called President Trump a Liar

Fired FBI Director James Comey Just Called President Trump a Liar

He testified that the president had asked him to "let go" of the investigation and asked for Mr Comey's "loyalty". The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director said Trump demanded his "loyalty", and brought up the director's job status by asking during one White House meeting if Comey wanted to continue in his role after the backlash over the Clinton controversy. Read More

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Donald Trump Tweets Typo

Donald Trump Tweets Typo "Covfefe"

Sean Spicer had little to say to press when he was asked about the president's mysterious term " covfefe " used in a tweet yesterday. A Twitter account name Covfefe the Strong swiftly appeared, and another account titled the Wizard Covfefe soon challenged them to an all out Twitter fantasy war. Read More

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Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami hones strategy; 27 MLAs meet TTV Dhinakaran

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami hones strategy; 27 MLAs meet TTV Dhinakaran

If the party well-wishers were anticipating a reunion of between the rival factions led by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswamy and former Chief Minister O Panneerselvam sooner or later, the return of TTV Dinakaran- who is yet to give up the post of deputy general secretary- after being granted bail by Delhi Tis Hazari court in the two-leaf symbol bribery case, has generated another upheaval. Read More

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N Korea launches multiple missiles: Seoul

N Korea launches multiple missiles: Seoul

MAY 26: South Korea says it will allow a civic group to contact North Korea to help fight malaria in the first government approval of a cross-border civilian exchange since January 2016. Forces Korea of his commitment to the alliance between the countries. "This is all about North Korean missiles and the threat that North Korean missiles pose to (South Korea), and it's for the defense of (South Korea) and nothing else", he was quoted as saying. Read More

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Polling stations are open across Gwent for the General Election

Polling stations are open across Gwent for the General Election

Polling stations will open at 7 am in the morning and will remain open until 10 pm in the night . On arrival you will be asked for your address and the polling staff will find your name on the register, no ID is required. There's no map and the data is provided by the Democracy Club . Your choice of MP or party is a personal one, but websites such as Who Should You Vote For? and I Side With provide lengthy, detailed quizzes related to policies relevant to the election and will ... Read More

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GOP lawmakers support Trump choice for Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

GOP lawmakers support Trump choice for Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

Comey's dismissal came just weeks after he testified in front of the House Committee on Intelligence, during which he took the rare step of confirming that the FBI was investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election and "any links between individuals associated with the Trump campaign and the Russian government and whether there was any coordination between the campaign and Russia's efforts". Read More

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Mandsaur: Farmer killings land BJP in spot of bother

Farmers in Madhya Pradesh have been on strike from June 1 to June 10 to demand that their loans be scrapped and that their produce should be bought at a fair price. On Wednesday, anger spilled on to the roads with hundreds of farmers, defying curfew, took to the streets. Among the major incidents till yesterday, farmers had set fire to three trucks and burnt a warehouse in curfew-bound Bahi Chaupati and Pipliya Mandi areas. Read More

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Korea rejects S. Korean group's offer of malaria help

Mr. Mattis said Washington oppose countries militarising artificial islands and enforcing excessive maritime claims. Meanwhile, glossing over disagreements, the defense chiefs from Japan and France welcomed United States leadership in the Asia-Pacific to manage the nuclear ambitions of North Korea and maintain regional peace. Read More

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Putin says US election allegations are 'fiction'

Putin says US election allegations are 'fiction'

Against the gilded backdrop of the Palace of Versailles , Macron and Putin pledged to work with each other to fight terrorism. Mr Putin did not mention gay people during the conference with Mr Macron . Cybersecurity analysts detected Russian fingerprints behind the hacking of the Macron campaign's e-mails and internal communications earlier this month. Read More

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Trump backs Saudi-led efforts to isolate Qatar

Qatar is home to the biggest USA airbase in the Middle East, Al-Udeid, where some 10,000 military personnel are stationed. And while he blames the July coup attempt on the Pennsylvania-based Turkish imam Fethullah Gulen, the source said, "Erdogan believes that Gulen could not have acted without America and Israel's support and that they may try to go after him again, and going after Qatar is like going after Turkey". Read More

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Saudi FM Says Qatar Policies on Supporting Extremist Groups Must Change

US intelligence officials believe Russian hackers planted a false news story that led Saudi Arabia and several allies to sever relations with Qatar, prompting a diplomatic crisis, CNN reported Tuesday . The country's emir, Sabah Ahmed al-Sabah, headed to Saudi Arabia for talks with King Salman. The desert nation is heavily reliant on food imports, predominantly through its border with Saudi Arabia, where hundreds of trucks transporting food and construction materials have now been stopped ... Read More

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1 dead in twin attacks on Iran parliament, Khomeini shrine

1 dead in twin attacks on Iran parliament, Khomeini shrine

Iran's Revolutionary Guards have blamed Saudi Arabia for the first terrorist attack claimed by Islamic State in which 12 people were killed and dozens more injured. The attack will also undoubtedly raise tensions even higher in the region, coming days after Iran's Sunni arch-rival Saudi Arabia moved to isolate Qatar, the sole Gulf nation that maintains relations with Iran. Read More

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Trump offers to host feuding Gulf nations at White House

On Tuesday, Reza Nourani, head of the National Union of Iran's Agricultural Products, said Iran was prepared to provide Qatar with whatever food products the Arab country needs. "We have great confidence in the president's ability to calm this crisis and to resolve it", Al Thani said in an interview. Saudi Arabia's ruling monarch King Salman met Meng Jianzhu, a special envoy of Chinese President Xi Jinping, in Riyadh in November past year. Read More

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