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Tory MP accused of rape will not return to Commons in September Tory MP accused of rape will not return to Commons in September

Tory MP accused of rape will not return to Commons in September

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Image copyright UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor Image caption Parliament is on recess, with MPs set to return on 1 September A Conservative MP accused of rape has agreed not to return to the Commons until after his bail date in November. The party said the former minister would instead work from home when other MPs return…

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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?

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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…

Lebanon activists fear military crackdown under state of emergency declaration Lebanon activists fear military crackdown under state of emergency declaration

Lebanon activists fear military crackdown under state of emergency declaration

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Lebanon’s Parliament approved a state of emergency Thursday following the deadly blast in Beruit, leaving activists worried that sweeping powers granted to the military will forcibly silence anti-government protests.LEBANON’S LEADERS WERE WARNED IN JULY THAT EXPLOSIVES ‘COULD DESTROY’ BEIRUT, REPORT SAYS Anti-government protesters use fireworks against Lebanese riot police during a protest in the aftermath…

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

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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

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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…

Alaska Pebble Mine opposed by Trump Jr. hit with unexpected setback Alaska Pebble Mine opposed by Trump Jr. hit with unexpected setback

Alaska Pebble Mine opposed by Trump Jr. hit with unexpected setback

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(CNN)The federal government Monday announced that a controversial copper and gold mine in Alaska would cause substantial environment damage, could not receive a permit with its current proposed plan,…

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

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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…

Third of Americans would say ‘no’ to COVID vaccine – even if it was free – MSN Money Third of Americans would say ‘no’ to COVID vaccine – even if it was free – MSN Money

Third of Americans would say ‘no’ to COVID vaccine – even if it was free – MSN Money

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More than a third of Americans say they would not get a COVID-19 vaccine right now, even if were free and FDA-approved, according to a new Gallup poll. Political party affiliation is the biggest difference-maker as 81% of Democrats said they would get a vaccine, while less than half of Republicans, 47%, said they would get…

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

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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…

Beirut explosion: UK government ‘ready to go’ with £5m aid to Lebanon – Raab Beirut explosion: UK government ‘ready to go’ with £5m aid to Lebanon – Raab

Beirut explosion: UK government ‘ready to go’ with £5m aid to Lebanon – Raab

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption”Now I’m shaking, all the way from up to down” – Eyewitnesses describe the power of the explosionThe UK is ready to send medical experts and humanitarian aid to Lebanon following the deadly explosion in Beirut, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has said.Mr Raab said the UK would…

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?

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(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…

US Postal Service: Three states sue Trump government US Postal Service: Three states sue Trump government

US Postal Service: Three states sue Trump government

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Image copyright EPA Image caption The row over the US Postal Service has triggered outrage and demonstrations Three US states are suing the Trump administration over changes to the US Postal Service (USPS) ahead of the November election.It is the latest development in a huge row over the federal agency, which is tasked with handling…

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