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EU's Tusk warns Britain Brexit time tight, risk of no deal

EU's Tusk warns Britain Brexit time tight, risk of no deal

Mr Tusk tweeted on Friday morning that there was a risk Britain could be left with "no deal" if talks in Brussels were delayed by the uncertainty. Brussels' chief negotiator Michel Barnier has said the talks would begin when Britain was ready, suggesting he would consider a short delay. "We are fully prepared and ready for negotiations to start", commission spokesman Alexander Winterstein told reporters. Consulte Mais Informação

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Roman Polanski's rape victim stands up for him in court

Polanski pleaded guilty to unlawful intercourse with a minor in 1977 and was sent to the state prison in Chino for a 90-day psychiatric study that he believed was his sentence. Nicholson was not home at the time. In April, a Los Angeles Superior Court judge rejected a motion by Polanski's lawyer that asked for assurances the filmmaker would not serve more jail time if he returned to the United States. Consulte Mais Informação

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UK media: May has no intention of resigning

UK media: May has no intention of resigning

The EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier said the "timetable and EU positions are clear ", but indicated a lenient approach when he added that talks should start "when the United Kingdom is ready". Prime Minister Theresa May's party now has 308 mandates, and needs 18 more for an absolute majority . "Don't under-estimate the importance of doing the DUP deal" another of Mrs May's colleagues told me. Consulte Mais Informação

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White House condemns arrests at Russian protests

White House condemns arrests at Russian protests

Almost 200 rallies were planned for towns and cities to mark the Russia Day public holiday. Several thousand protesters, including many young people, crowded central Moscow at Navalny's behest chanting and waving flags. These protests, with the backing of Navalny, were directed against senior Kremlin officials and attracted tens of thousands of people in nearly 100 cities. Consulte Mais Informação

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Oil rises on signs of US inventory declines, lower Saudi exports

While financial traders have confidence in rising prices, the physical market remains under pressure, especially because of an increase in USA drilling and output. "Physical differentials are still under pressure and the time structure is still under pressure in Brent". Traders said that the price rises came on the back of speculative traders upping their investment into crude futures, by taking on large volumes of long positions, which would profit from a further price rise. Consulte Mais Informação

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Secret Service says it has no Trump tapes

Trump on Friday raised some eyebrows when he accused Comey of lying under oath when he claimed Trump asked him to "let go" of the investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Trump said at a news conference Friday that he would reveal if he taped the conversations "over a very short period of time". That left open the possibility that other White House staff, or Trump himself, could have been involved in recording their talks, if anyone. Consulte Mais Informação

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify in public hearing

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify in public hearing

The White House initially pointed to a memo written by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein criticizing Comey's handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe past year as the reason for Comey's dismissal. Previously, he had recused himself from the ongoing Russia investigation, admitting that he had not disclosed two separate meetings with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak in 2016. Consulte Mais Informação

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ICC Champions Trophy: SA defeated by Pakistan

Former South African captain Graeme Smith on Monday expressed disappointment over the Proteas' loss against India which knocked them out of the ongoing Champions Trophy cricket tournament. "With all the players that we have and the cricket we've been playing, this tournament we haven't had a game where everything has clicked together, so we don't deserve to be in the semifinal". Consulte Mais Informação

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Scotland Yard make new arrest in London terror attack inquiry

Scotland Yard make new arrest in London terror attack inquiry

The fake, blood-spattered belts were made from plastic water bottles wrapped in duct tape and looped through ordinary belts. Police Commander Dean Haydon said the attackers may have worn the belts because they planned to take hostages. "I urge all Londoners to do what they can to support this appeal and show the world that we are a city that will never be divided or cowed by terrorism". Consulte Mais Informação

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World Theresa May Issues First Post-Election Speech

But rumors swirled of plots to oust May. Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May stunned her country with the announcement on April 18, after less than a year in office, that she would seek a new mandate. It would mean the DUP backing the Government on its Budget and prevent it being brought down by motions of no confidence, but could potentially lead to other issues being decided on a vote-by-vote basis. Consulte Mais Informação

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