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Saudi arms sales: Court of Appeal demands review

Saudi arms sales: Court of Appeal demands review

SUMMARY: Campaigners have won a legal challenge at the Court of Appeal over the UK government's decision to allow arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

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Brexit would 'diminish' UK, says Dutch PM Mark Rutte

Brexit would 'diminish' UK, says Dutch PM Mark Rutte

SUMMARY: Responding to suggestions the EU could agree a transition period in the event of a no deal scenario, he said: "Hard Brexit is hard Brexit, I don't see how you can sweeten it."

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John Worboys: Black cab rapist pleads guilty to drugging four more women

John Worboys: Black cab rapist pleads guilty to drugging four more women

SUMMARY: Black cab rapist John Worboys, 62, has pleaded guilty at the Old Bailey to drugging four more women.

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UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, Court of Appeal rules

UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, Court of Appeal rules

SUMMARY: The UK's continued arms sales to Saudi Arabia for use in Yemen's brutal war are unlawful, the Court of Appeal has ruled.

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Tory leadership race: Dutch prime minister knocks down Brexit promises of contenders one by one

Tory leadership race: Dutch prime minister knocks down Brexit promises of contenders one by one

SUMMARY: I would say a hard Brexit is a hard Brexit.

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Tory leadership vote – live: Boris Johnson’s rivals scrabble to take on frontrunner as MPs cast final ballots

Tory leadership vote – live: Boris Johnson’s rivals scrabble to take on frontrunner as MPs cast final ballots

SUMMARY: Mr Gove's decision to stand for the leadership in 2016 effectively torpedoed Mr Johnson's campaign then and the wounds have not healed.

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1 in 6 ER visits or hospital stays triggers 'surprise' bill

1 in 6 ER visits or hospital stays triggers 'surprise' bill

SUMMARY: Texas seems like a bit of a gamble, with 27% of emergency room visits and 38% of in-network hospital stays triggering at least one such bill.

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Porn block in UK set to be delayed indefinitely for second time

Porn block in UK set to be delayed indefinitely for second time

SUMMARY: The introduction of age-verification measures on porn sites to prevent children seeing their content is expected to be delayed for a second time.

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Man dies from single punch to face during mass brawl at Butlin’s holiday park

Man dies from single punch to face during mass brawl at Butlin’s holiday park

SUMMARY: A man has died after being punched in the face during a mass brawl at a Butlin’s holiday park.

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Alabama's Roy Moore to announce US Senate plans Thursday

Alabama's Roy Moore to announce US Senate plans Thursday

SUMMARY: MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama Republican Roy Moore will announce today if he is running for U.S. Senate in 2020.

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Emiliano Sala: Man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter over death of Cardiff City footballer

Emiliano Sala: Man arrested on suspicion of manslaughter over death of Cardiff City footballer

SUMMARY: A 64-year-old man from North Yorkshire has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by an unlawful act in connection with the death of Cardiff City striker Emiliano Sala, Dorset Police said.

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Witness: Navy SEAL called dead prisoner an 'ISIS dirtbag'

Witness: Navy SEAL called dead prisoner an 'ISIS dirtbag'

SUMMARY: "He looked about 12 years old," Dille said.

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Brexit: Sports and television stars to join activists in north of England demanding fresh referendum

Brexit: Sports and television stars to join activists in north of England demanding fresh referendum

SUMMARY: They will join more than 1000 activists in Leeds on Saturday to launch the People’s Vote North campaign to demand a Final Say vote.

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Poll: Tracking asteroids a favored focus for space program

Poll: Tracking asteroids a favored focus for space program

SUMMARY: Compared with its feats of the 1960s and 1970s, the U.S. space program is now a second thought, he said.

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Public to weigh in on revised California vaccine bill

Public to weigh in on revised California vaccine bill

SUMMARY: — The state public health officer, who is a doctor, could revoke any that don't meet national guidelines.

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Alaska lawmakers weigh governor's call for new session venue

Alaska lawmakers weigh governor's call for new session venue

SUMMARY: WASILLA, Alaska — When Alaska Gov.

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Homeless crisis spurs recall effort against LA mayor

Homeless crisis spurs recall effort against LA mayor

SUMMARY: LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti didn't create the homeless crisis in Los Angeles, but he owns it.

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Online pornography checks for under-18s 'face new delay'

Online pornography checks for under-18s 'face new delay'

SUMMARY: Image copyright PAAn age-check scheme designed to stop under-18s viewing pornographic websites is expected to be delayed for a second time.

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Tory leadership: MPs to choose final two candidates

Tory leadership: MPs to choose final two candidates

SUMMARY: Although Mr Johnson had "formidable qualities", Mr Gove said he felt he would be a better prime minister than his former cabinet colleague and fellow Brexiteer.

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Valerie Castile joins Rep. Ilhan Omar, Sen. Tina Smith for federal ban on school lunch 'shaming'

Valerie Castile joins Rep. Ilhan Omar, Sen. Tina Smith for federal ban on school lunch 'shaming'

SUMMARY: “We’re looking at a universal school meals program that we hope to introduce right before school opens, late this summer.

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