Thursday, 28 May 2020

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Donald Trump won’t pursue Hillary email inquiry

WASHINGTON: US President-elect Donald Trump will not pursue a further investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails, to help her “heal”, his spokeswoman has said. A Trump spokeswoman said he would back down from his pledge to appoint a special prosecutor to look into the former Secretary of State. Mr Trump had ...

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PM Theresa May signals £2bn a year science funding increase

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May has unveiled plans to invest an extra £2bn a year in science by 2020. The promised money will be for emerging fields of research in which the UK excels, such as robotics, artificial intelligence and biotech. The investment is part of an industrial strategy the ...

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Tesco employee was attacked in Chapel House store, CCTV released

LONDON: Police have issued a CCTV appeal after a Tesco employee was attacked in the Chapel House store. On Sunday, October 30, a staff member at the Tesco Express store in Hillhead Parkway was assaulted. Police investigating the attack have released three photos of a man they want to speak ...

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Tennessee school bus driver charged after children killed in crash

CHATTANOOGA: Bloodied students lay on stretchers, while other children walked away dazed with their parents after an elementary school bus crash that killed at least five Monday in Chattanooga. Chattanooga police Chief Fred Fletcher said the crash was “every public safety professional’s worst nightmare.” The bus was carrying 35 children ...

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Blair is planning to return to politics

LONDON: In an interview, the former Labour leader admitted to feeling “motivated” by the current polarised state of Westminster politics and distraught at the lurch to the Left of his own party. He feared the country was becoming divided between the extremes of an “ultra-Left” Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn ...

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Nawaz should reach out to Trump: Pervez Musharraf

ISLAMABAD: Former military ruler General (r) Pervez Musharraf has said that American president-elect Donald Trump is not well-versed with political dynamics of the region, and has yet to formulate a strategy vis-à-vis South Asia. “This is a golden opportunity for Pakistan, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif needs to step up and ...

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Russia, Pakistan, China seek to crack Afghan conundrum

ISLAMABAD: In international diplomacy, there are no permanent friends or foes. This oft-repeated cliché perfectly illustrates the current transformation of Pakistan-Russia relationship. When Afghanistan was in turmoil in the 1980s, Moscow and Islamabad were in opposite camps. But their Cold War rivalry has taken a dramatic turn. And the two ...

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Queen to invite Trump to Britain for state visit

LONDON : Queen Elizabeth will invite U.S. President-elect Donald Trump for a state visit to Britain next year to try to cement close ties between the two countries, The Sunday Times newspaper said. Citing two ministers and a senior official close to Downing Street, the Sunday Times reported that discussions ...

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Trump’s Ex-wife wants to be ambassador to Czech Republic

NEW YORK:  President-elect Donald Trump’s first wife Ivana wants to be the ambassador for her native Czech Republic, saying she’s well known there and worldwide and she’s ready to serve the United States there. “I have written three books,” she told The New York Post. “They were translated in 40 ...

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