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Scottish Independence dream fades as Salmond & Robertson crash out of Commons

Independence for Scotland looks to be a far-fetched dream for the Scottish National Party (SNP) with former leader Alex Salmond among a number of big names to lose seats to Labour and the Conservatives . Ms Sturgeon continued: "I want to also make particular mention of Alex Salmond, my friend and mentor for nearly 30 years, and without a shadow of a doubt the giant of modern Scottish politics - someone who has devoted his life to serving this country". Consulte Mais Informação

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China-built railway biggest Kenya project since independence

China-built railway biggest Kenya project since independence

The railway may be Kenya's biggest infrastructure project since independence but it is also a part of a strategic plan for China to deepen its economic links in Africa. The two-lane road has become clogged with vehicles and accidents. Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (L) shake hands during the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on May 15. Consulte Mais Informação

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Paris Police Shoot, Wound Hammer-Wielding Assailant Outside Notre Dame

Paris Police Shoot, Wound Hammer-Wielding Assailant Outside Notre Dame

Police urged people to stay away from the area, writing on Twitter that an operation is under way on the square in front of the cathedral. Among the several hundred people ordered to remain inside the cathedral was former U.S. Large numbers of police cars filled the area on the Ile de Cite island in the River Seine in the center of Paris . Police shot the assailant who was described as "neutralized" by the interior ministry. Consulte Mais Informação

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DeVos hedges on banning discrimination against LGBT students

DeVos hedges on banning discrimination against LGBT students

Durbin also took DeVos to task for submitting a budget proposal that he said would increase interest by $38 billion over 10 years of payments by student borrowers due to the elimination of subsidized loans. DeVos said it would be up to Congress increase the maximum Pell grant - it now stands at $5,920 for the 2017-2018 school year. But federal law , Merkley noted, is murky when it comes to LGBTQ discrimination. Consulte Mais Informação

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US Rep. Black says Trump 'made the right call' to fire Comey

US Rep. Black says Trump 'made the right call' to fire Comey

Comey 'let Flynn go.'" This is a claim that Republican senators tried to make, beginning with Sen. The president, who booted Mr. Flynn on February 13 and his Federal Bureau of Investigation director on May 9, says he never came close to even suggesting a pass for the national security adviser whom he sacked for having lied about his relations with certain individuals of Russian persuasion. Consulte Mais Informação

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Amanda Bynes Still Wants Drake to

Amanda Bynes Still Wants Drake to "Murder" Her Va-Jay-Jay

Although the former child star has tweeted sparingly to update fans about her happenings in the past couple of years, she hasn't had a public appearance since she started suffering from a severe drug addiction and mental health issues . I thought they looked super hot on her. "I stole her look", Amanda explained. "Ashley Banks! Please stop referring to me as Amanda , because my name is not Amanda ", she wrote. Consulte Mais Informação

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United Kingdom election: Theresa May could lose parliamentary majority, exit poll shows

United Kingdom election: Theresa May could lose parliamentary majority, exit poll shows

Leaders of the DUP had earlier said they were keen to secure a deal with the Tories and said there were "no red lines". "As I reflect on the results I will reflect on what we need to do in the future to take the party forward". "The government I lead will put fairness and opportunity at the heart of everything we do so that we will fulfil the promise of Brexit together and over the next five years build a country in which no one and no community is left behind, a country in which ... Consulte Mais Informação

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United Nations strongly condemns terror attacks in Iran

United Nations strongly condemns terror attacks in Iran

The elite force vowed in a statement on Wednesday to seek revenge. Iran's foreign minister on Thursday rejected Donald Trump's condolences for deadly attacks in Tehran, calling the US president's words repugnant. "There is this belief in the world that Saudi Arabia is the ideological source of these terrorist movements, but it is too soon to say Saudi Arabia was behind the attack because we don't want to make statements without evidence", Alavi told the Iranian Students' News Agency during a ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Catalonia to hold independence referendum in October

Catalonia to hold independence referendum in October

The Spanish government has repeatedly said that there will be no referendum in Catalonia. Puigdemont's announcement came after multiple failed attempts to agree on a referendum date with the Madrid government. That referendum was declared illegal by the Spanish Constitutional Court. Previous independence challenges have been blocked by Spain's conservative government and the Constitutional Court. Consulte Mais Informação

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IS claims it killed two Chinese in Pakistan

IS claims it killed two Chinese in Pakistan

China's Foreign Ministry expressed grave concern. The Chinese ministry had been trying hard to rescue to kidnapped teacher from past few days. This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. The Islamic State terror group has reportedly owned up responsibility for killing the two Chinese nationals. The claim of the killings sparked anger on Chinese social media, with some strongly anti-Muslim comments. Consulte Mais Informação

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Alabama To Execute Man Thursday

Alabama To Execute Man Thursday

Peraita was identified by Archer. Though Archer was unable to identify the man with Peraita, Melson told prosecutors that he was with Peraita that night. An inmate in Alabama coughed and heaved for the first 13 minutes of an execution held in December. Melson's attorney argued that midazolam does not anesthetize an inmate, but they might look still, because a second drug, a paralytic, prevents them from moving. Consulte Mais Informação

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'Star Wars Battlefront II' to Launch Early Multiplayer Beta

For example, Rey has "Far Sight" and "Deep Mind". Starfighters: Enhanced Auxiliary Power and First Order ship upgrade. Considering the rather large posters in downtown Los Angeles promoting Star Wars Battlefront 2 , it stands to reason that DICE and Electronic Arts are planning on giving the forthcoming science fiction shooter ample space during E3 2017 to strut its stuff. Consulte Mais Informação

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Gorkha Janmukti Morcha-led 12-hour shutdown leaves several tourists stranded

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha-led 12-hour shutdown leaves several tourists stranded

The injured police officials included Deputy Inspector General of Police of Jalpaiguri range, Rajesh Kumar Yadav, who suffered a severe injury during the showdown with GJM supporters. GJM has called for an indefinite strike in Darjeeling starting tomorrow, reported CNN News 18 . She claimed normalcy has been restored in the hills, but said the violence was premeditated. Consulte Mais Informação

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Rays' Kevin Kiermaier on DL with broken hip after slide

Rays' Kevin Kiermaier on DL with broken hip after slide

Tampa Bay also formally announced Kevin Kiermaier's placement on the DL for a hip fracture and recalled Mallex Smith from Triple-A in a corresponding move. He's also a flawless 6-for-6 in stolen base attempts. Once considered the Atlanta Braves' center fielder of the future, Smith was traded to the Seattle Mariners for pitching back in January and on the very same day to the Rays for prospects. Consulte Mais Informação

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