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Cabinet still being persuaded over Brexit

Cabinet still being persuaded over Brexit

SUMMARY: Theresa May's proposal for a future trade relationship with the EU sparked two cabinet resignations, including Mr Raab's predecessor David Davis.

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Inspector warned duck boat company of design flaws last year

Inspector warned duck boat company of design flaws last year

SUMMARY: The industry took little heed, said Robert Mongeluzzi, a Philadelphia attorney who has represented victims of duck boat crashes.

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Teddy bears and whiskey: The Thatcher files reveal more about Maggie

Teddy bears and whiskey: The Thatcher files reveal more about Maggie

SUMMARY: 10 ­Downing St. to the Marquess of Bath, Thatcher wrote: “Thank you so much for returning Humphrey.

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FBI: Russia targeted former Trump aide Carter Page

FBI: Russia targeted former Trump aide Carter Page

SUMMARY: “This application targets Carter Page,” the application said.

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As ambassador to Russia, Michael McFaul became ready Russian target

As ambassador to Russia, Michael McFaul became ready Russian target

SUMMARY: It was in many ways a sign of the geopolitical times: a U.S. attempt to “reset” ties with Russia was collapsing, and as the U.S. face and voice in the Russian capital, McFaul was a ready target.

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Air Force fighter intercepts plane near Trump golf course

Air Force fighter intercepts plane near Trump golf course

SUMMARY: BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — A U.S. Air Force fighter jet intercepted a small general aviation aircraft flying near President Donald Trump's private golf club Saturday.

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Carter Page FISA Documents Are Released by Justice Department

Carter Page FISA Documents Are Released by Justice Department

SUMMARY: told the court it believed that the person who hired Mr. Steele was looking for dirt to discredit Mr. Trump.

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Administration releases documents about former Trump adviser

Administration releases documents about former Trump adviser

SUMMARY: WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has released a set of documents once deemed top secret relating to the wiretapping of a onetime adviser to Donald Trump's presidential campaign.

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Egypt rejects Jewish-nation law passed by Israeli parliament

Egypt rejects Jewish-nation law passed by Israeli parliament

SUMMARY: CAIRO (AP) - Egypt’s government says it rejects a controversial legislation passed by Israel’s parliament defining Israel as a nation-state of the Jewish people.

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Dan Coats Denies Criticism of Trump Over Putin White House Visit

Dan Coats Denies Criticism of Trump Over Putin White House Visit

SUMMARY: “That is going to be special.”In his statement, Mr. Coats also laid blame on the news media.

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Fur sales: MPs call for consultation to ban real fur

Fur sales: MPs call for consultation to ban real fur

SUMMARY: Image copyright Getty Images Image caption This model is wearing a fake fur jacket - now sales of real fur could be bannedA ban on sales of real fur should be considered, a committee of MPs has recommended.

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Top intel official says he meant no disrespect to Trump

Top intel official says he meant no disrespect to Trump

SUMMARY: BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) - The top U.S. intelligence official said Saturday he meant no disrespect to President Donald Trump in a televised interview discussing the summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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The case for and against Erin Murphy for governor

The case for and against Erin Murphy for governor

SUMMARY: The problem is that when people don’t know who you are, still a struggle for Johnson, you’re susceptible to getting defined by your opponents’ attack ads.

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New hyperlocal political force emerges in Minnesota and across U.S.

New hyperlocal political force emerges in Minnesota and across U.S.

SUMMARY: Peterson is wary of nonprofit political groups and prefers being a solo political operation.

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U.S. intelligence chief Coats says no disrespect intended toward Trump over Russia summit news

U.S. intelligence chief Coats says no disrespect intended toward Trump over Russia summit news

SUMMARY: My admittedly awkward response was in no way meant to be disrespectful or criticize the actions of the president,” Coats said.

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After Trump’s Fed Comments, Mnuchin Tries to Do Damage Control at G-20

After Trump’s Fed Comments, Mnuchin Tries to Do Damage Control at G-20

SUMMARY: Mr. Mnuchin has no one-on-one meetings scheduled with Chinese officials, but he said that he expected informal talks to take place.

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Longtime legislator Bob Lessard runs for Minnesota attorney general

Longtime legislator Bob Lessard runs for Minnesota attorney general

SUMMARY: This time Bob Lessard, who served 26 years as a DFLer in the Minnesota Senate, is after the attorney general’s job.

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Cespedes weighs offseason surgery to repair feet

Cespedes weighs offseason surgery to repair feet

SUMMARY: Yoenis Cespedes made a triumphant return to the New York Mets on Friday, hitting a home run and reaching base three times in a 7-5 victory over the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium.

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Republicans, Democrats look to use Kavanaugh nomination as weapon in midterm fight

Republicans, Democrats look to use Kavanaugh nomination as weapon in midterm fight

SUMMARY: The Kavanaugh nomination is about the midterm elections as much as it is about the balance of power on the Supreme Court.

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Ex-‘Manhattan Madam,’ Kristin Davis, Expects Subpoena From Mueller

Ex-‘Manhattan Madam,’ Kristin Davis, Expects Subpoena From Mueller

SUMMARY: Mr. Spitzer denied any association with Ms. Davis, who spent several months at Rikers Island for running a prostitution ring.

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