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Ex-rebels' group leads in Kosovo election preliminary result

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Polling stations opened at 7am (05:00 GMT) and will close at 7pm (17:00). The ex-rebels' coalition came in first with 40 percent of the vote, the exit poll for Klan Kosovo TV station said. The alliance dubbed the "war wing" by Kosovo's media, and led by the Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK) of President Hashim Thaci, won 35.78 percent of votes, based on a count of almost 70 percent of ballots. Read More »

Undercover activist investigating Ivanka Trump's shoe factory arrested, others missing

A man investigating abusive working conditions at the Chinese factory that makes Ivanka Trump-brand shoes has gone missing, and two others have been arrested , according to an advocacy group. Over the past six years, CLW uncovered various abuses including substandard living and working conditions, wage deduction, and withholding of government issued I.D.at factories supplying parts for Apple and Samsung smartphones. Read More »

Fellow Republicans Press Trump About Tapes

The president has said Comey's testimony vindicates his assertion that Trump himself wasn't personally under investigation. Trump has responded to Comey's assertions by accusing him of lying. But the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee says it's a question worth examining. So she said in a letter to the committee's chairman, GOP Sen. Read More »

Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM

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Sinn Fein is seeking a referendum in the coming years on Northern Ireland splitting with the United Kingdom and joining a united Ireland. Under the confidence and supply deal, the DUP would not have any of its MPs become government or cabinet ministers but would support Conservative legislation on a case-by-case basis. Read More »

Goodwin: Comey's 'Truth' Crusade Is Really an Anti-Trump One

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Comey said Trump himself called him to a dinner on January 27, during which he asked him for a pledge of loyalty. "There's no ambiguity in it", Trump Jr. The Republican strategy was less to defend Trump than to attack Comey , questioning why he never said to Trump, "Sir, that's wrong". 'As he said yesterday, the President feels completely vindicated and is eager to continue moving forward with his agenda with this public cloud removed. Read More »

Footage has surfaced of Richard Hammond's frightening crash in the Swiss Mountains

The Rimac Concept One electric supercar was reduced to a twisted, blackened mess after it crashed and caught fire. A statement from Grand Tour producers confirmed the star was in a crash on the Hemburg Hill Climb. According to local media, the race vehicle came off the track after the auto burst into flames. Hammond had been attempting to break the British land speed record. Read More »

British Prime Minister Theresa May Loses Majority After Snap Election

May's Conservatives lost their parliamentary majority in Thursday's vote and need the support of the 10 MPs from Northern Ireland's DUP to have a majority. 'It's vital that the Conservative Party stand firm on LGBT equality, and the Prime Minister makes that clear from the outset, ' she wrote . Second, I know that the progressive alliance helped us reduce the Conservative majority. Read More »

USA carries out historic ballistic missile intercept

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The test ICBM was sacked from the Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Defense Test Site on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands, and the interceptor launched from Vandenberg AFB, California. Four of those tests have been successful, including the most recent one in 2014, according to The Associated Press . North Korea responded Wednesday to the Pentagon's intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) intercept test by threatening to reduce the U.S.to ashes. Read More »

United Kingdom election 2017: Voters to go to the polls

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But when they made their turnout adjustment, the Conservatives moved into an eight point lead, which would have given the Prime Minister a modest but comfortable majority. No party has emerged with an overall majority meaning the incumbent Conservative Government stays in office until Theresa May either does a deal - most likely with the Democratic Unionists - or goes to the Queen to tender her resignation and that of her administration. Read More »

Election results 2017: The Democratic Unionist Party

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In a statement at Downing Street, after returning from Buckingham Palace, where she received the Queen's permission to form a government, May shrugged off a growing backlash in the Conservative party, and said she would provide the "certainty" the country needed, reports the Guardian . Read More »

Iran Sends Five Planes of Vegetables to Qatar

Qatar has called the accusations baseless and have described the measures as a "siege" harmful to ordinary people there. Reuters stated that Kuwait , which has retained ties with Qatar, said it wanted to resolve the dispute "within the unified Gulf house". Read More »

Theresa May to seek Queen's permission to form minority government: spokesman

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If no party emerges with an overall majority, the incumbent Conservative Government would stay in office until Theresa May goes to the Queen to tender her resignation and that of her administration. "I can still be prime minister". However, former Conservative party leaders warned against any immediate change, with Iain Duncan Smith saying leadership contest would be a "catastrophe". Read More »

NYC officer shot man who chased stabbed roommate

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Sunday night they got a 911 call about a fight between two male roommates at the address. Police shot a man who stabbed his roommate and refused to stop his attack in Brooklyn Sunday, authorities say. Jeffrey Maddrey , head of the NYPD's Patrol Borough Brooklyn North, later explained at a press conference that the two men were roommates and that they both lived at the residence. Read More »

US President Donald Trump declares 'total vindication' over 'leaker' James Comey

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A defiant President Trump on Friday addressed the swirling controversy over ousted FBI Director James Comey and said he would be willing "100 percent" to testify under oath about his version of events. "Those were lies, plain and simple", Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee . Trump raised the possibility he might have recorded his conversations with Comey last month when the president tweeted that Comey "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations". Read More »

USA envoy Haley in Jerusalem vows to defend Israel at UN

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Countries should have to compete for membership, thus making it much harder for human rights abusers to slip through, Haley argued. Later in the day, Haley stressed that the USA doesn't "seek to leave the Human Rights Council". The prime minister said that the American changes in discourse toward the United Nations since President Donald Trump took office have made "a world of difference, both for Israel and the U.S". Read More »

Ex-President Carter shakes hands with everyone on plane

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It was a moment Atlanta native James Parker Sheffield said he will never forget: former President Jimmy Carter shaking his hand. Sheffield told WSB-TV in Atlanta that it was remarkably apparent that the former president has a genuine love for people. Read More »

Sinn Fein leader says DUP-Tory deal will 'end in tears'

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After confirming on Friday that her top five ministers would keep their jobs, including finance minister Philip Hammond, May is expected to continue to appoint the government that will take on one of the most demanding negotiations in British history. Read More »

1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447 million

The winning numbers are 20-26-32-38-58 with a Powerball number of 3. The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are one in 292 million. They will take home the tenth biggest lottery win in USA history, officials said. The year began terribly for the family because Alberre's father was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis. A SOLE winning lottery ticket in the United States has bagged the entire £350 million jackpot, officials have confirmed. Read More »

In DR Congo : Militants attack prison, free over 900 inmates

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Julien Paluku , governor of North Kivu province, announced Sunday that 930 prisoners in the northeastern city of Beni escaped in the course of the attack. The killings have been blamed on a shadowy rebel group, the Allied Democratic Forces. Several dozen suspected ADF members were imprisoned at the Kangwayi jail. Read More »

Midler, Metcalf, Kline win big at 71st Tony Awards

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Midler took the best actress trophy and - to the amusement and cheers of the audience - refused to be played off, forcing the swelling orchestra into silence. "Your next host is found". " Oslo ", J.T. Rogers' behind-the-scenes look at the 1993 Middle East peace accords, and Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer Prize-winner " Sweat ", about factory life, racial tension and down-sizing, are seen as the top contenders. Read More »

Crosby, Pens cap incredible year with 2nd straight Stanley Cup

Nashville responded by pulling their netminder in a desperate bid to get an equalizer and force overtime, but the move backfired, with Carl Hagelin scoring into the empty net on a breakaway. He entered the game with a three-game point streak, including three assists in a 6-0 win in Game 5 on Thursday. In the third period , both he and Filip Forsberg had shots ring off the post. Read More »

US Attorney-General next to be scrutinised

Comey was leading that probe. Back in January, Sessions drew fire after he failed to disclose two meetings with Russia's ambassador while acting as a Trump surrogate in 2016. Comey accused the Republican president of trying to get him to drop the investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn and fired him to undermine the Russian Federation probe. Read More »