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Liberal Democrats: Who is new leader Ed Davey? Liberal Democrats: Who is new leader Ed Davey?

Liberal Democrats: Who is new leader Ed Davey?

By 3 weeks ago

Image copyright AFP Sir Ed Davey has been elected leader of the Liberal Democrats, beating fellow MP Layla Moran to the top job.He has served as energy and climate change secretary, received an award for a life-saving act of heroism, almost became a spy – and Ed Balls used to copy his homework.But how did…

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Trump attacks Goodyear for campaign clothes ban Trump attacks Goodyear for campaign clothes ban

Trump attacks Goodyear for campaign clothes ban

By 3 weeks ago

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Goodyear is the largest tyre company in North America US President Donald Trump has called for a boycott of American tyre company Goodyear, stoking a controversy over political expression in the workplace.The attack followed reports the firm had forbidden staff from wearing Trump campaign gear, while allowing “Black Lives Matter”…

Senate Democrats press Pentagon over spike in military coronavirus cases Senate Democrats press Pentagon over spike in military coronavirus cases

Senate Democrats press Pentagon over spike in military coronavirus cases

By 3 weeks ago

Senate Democrats are pressing U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper over concerns about the Pentagon’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.In a Wednesday letter to Esper, nine senators called reports of a rise in cases among service members in July “concerning.”The number of coronavirus infections reportedly rose by more than 21,000 that month — an increase of more…

French military official under investigation for alleged “security breach”: report French military official under investigation for alleged “security breach”: report

French military official under investigation for alleged “security breach”: report

By 3 weeks ago

The French government is investigating a senior army officer for a suspected “breach of security” and allegedly spying for Russia, according to reports. Defense Minister Florence Parly confirmed the investigation, saying only that the officer “is facing legal proceedings for a security breach.” She provided no further details, but sources told French media that the…

Meet the 2020 Packers: Fun facts about your favorite players Meet the 2020 Packers: Fun facts about your favorite players

Meet the 2020 Packers: Fun facts about your favorite players

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Believe it or not, football – well, the NFL in these parts – is back. We had no preseason in 2020 but the Green Bay Packers’ first regular-season game – to be played Sept. 13 — is creeping up. With that comes inundation of statistics, and maybe this year a little more getting familiar with…

Are you using the best credit card when you shop at Amazon? Are you using the best credit card when you shop at Amazon?

Are you using the best credit card when you shop at Amazon?

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CNN Underscored reviews financial products such as credit cards and bank accounts based on their overall value. We may receive a commission through The Points Guy affiliate network if you apply and a…

Education Secretary John Swinney faces no-confidence vote Education Secretary John Swinney faces no-confidence vote

Education Secretary John Swinney faces no-confidence vote

By 4 weeks ago

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption John Swinney has apologised for the anguish caused by the grades controversy Education Secretary John Swinney has survived a no-confidence vote at Holyrood over the school results row.The Conservatives, Labour and the Lib Dems called for his resignation after thousands of teacher estimates of grades were initially marked down.But…

US and China hold ‘constructive’ trade talks after delay US and China hold ‘constructive’ trade talks after delay

US and China hold ‘constructive’ trade talks after delay

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Image copyright Getty Images The US and China have held talks over their so-called “phase-one” trade deal after the discussion was delayed earlier this month.Both sides saw progress and are committed to the agreement, the US Trade Representative said.Negotiations had been expected to take place on 15 August but were postponed by President Donald Trump.In…

Cindy McCain praises Biden in DNC video — without endorsing him for president – Fox News Cindy McCain praises Biden in DNC video — without endorsing him for president – Fox News

Cindy McCain praises Biden in DNC video — without endorsing him for president – Fox News

By 4 weeks ago

Cindy McCain, widow of Sen. John McCain, lent her voice to a video during Tuesday’s second night of the Democratic Convention that highlighted her late husband’s close friendship with presidential nominee Joe Biden. “It was a friendship that shouldn’t have worked,” she says in the video, describing the relationship of her late husband, an Arizona Republican, and Biden, a…

Iranian cyber warfare commander reportedly shot dead by men on motorcycle Iranian cyber warfare commander reportedly shot dead by men on motorcycle

Iranian cyber warfare commander reportedly shot dead by men on motorcycle

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Sept, 22, 2013: Kurd volunteer members of Basij, the Revolutionary Guards paramilitary branch, march during an annual military parade in Tehran, Iran. (AP)A commander of an Iranian cyber warfare unit has reportedly been shot dead by two men on a motorcycle outside the country’s capital, with Iran’s Revolutionary Guard calling the death a “horrific incident.”Mojtaba…

John Hume: ‘His legacy will endure for generations’ John Hume: ‘His legacy will endure for generations’

John Hume: ‘His legacy will endure for generations’

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Image copyright PAcemaker Image caption John Hume’s funeral took place at St Eugene’s Cathedral on Wednesday morning In times more ordinary, this would have been a final farewell to draw thousands to Londonderry’s St Eugene’s Cathedral.An occasion to honour a statesman, to remember and to celebrate a peacemaker.But it was not to be that way.In…

Are these fast, cheap coronavirus tests the game-changer everyone is waiting for? Are these fast, cheap coronavirus tests the game-changer everyone is waiting for?

Are these fast, cheap coronavirus tests the game-changer everyone is waiting for?

By 4 weeks ago

(CNN)Move over, slowpoke coronavirus tests that take a week or more to return a result — there’s a new generation of rapid tests coming to town — some are already here — and they’re poised to tran…

GOP congressional candidate Madison Cawthorn on the defensive over social media post of visit to Hitler retreat GOP congressional candidate Madison Cawthorn on the defensive over social media post of visit to Hitler retreat

GOP congressional candidate Madison Cawthorn on the defensive over social media post of visit to Hitler retreat

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Washington (CNN)Twenty five-year-old North Carolina GOP congressional candidate Madison Cawthorn is on the defensive over photos on his Instagram page that show him in 2017 visiting Adolf Hitler’s va…

Purdue announces widespread pay cuts for athletic department staff members Purdue announces widespread pay cuts for athletic department staff members

Purdue announces widespread pay cuts for athletic department staff members

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Purdue has announced football coach Jeff Brohm, basketball coaches Matt Painter and Sharon Versyp and athletic director Mike Bobinski have voluntarily taken a 20% pay cut and agreed to give up money from incentives, effective Sept. 1. Athletic department officials are projecting they could face a budget shortfall in excess of $50 million. As a…

F-15 intercepts plane in no-flight zone near Trump’s NJ golf course, officials say F-15 intercepts plane in no-flight zone near Trump’s NJ golf course, officials say

F-15 intercepts plane in no-flight zone near Trump’s NJ golf course, officials say

By 4 weeks ago

A fighter jet and helicopter from the North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted a small plane flying near President Trump’s New Jersey golf course Saturday, officials said.The F-15 fighter and MH-6 helicopter were deployed after the pilot of a single-engine RV-7 failed to respond to radio communication while entering the temporary no-flight zone around 1 p.m.,…

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