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The June 23 Brexit vote took many investors and chief executives by surprise, triggering the deepest political and financial turmoil in Britain since World War II and the biggest ever one-day fall in sterling against the dollar. "We have to do everything to address the uncertainties that have arisen", she said. In a written submission to the Supreme Court, he said triggering Article 50 "cannot lawfully be made by an exercise of the prerogative alone" would require an Act of Parliament and ...
  • Mizzou fires defensive line coach Jackie Shipp

    Mizzou fires defensive line coach Jackie Shipp

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    That wasn't the only record he broke Saturday either, as he eclipsed Brad Smith's single season freshman rushing record with 1,062 yards. Crockett was the only individual found to be in possession of marijuana, and was the only one charged.
  • Asthma thunderstorm deaths to be probed

    Asthma thunderstorm deaths to be probed

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    The outflow winds of a thunderstorm then concentrate these tiny particles at ground level, where they can easily enter the small airways of the lungs and cause an acute asthma attack in those who are allergic to grass pollens. Dr Tom Connell, from Melbourne's Royal Children's Hospital , said: "Just the sheer number of patients". Unprecedented wet weather in the area broke the pollen down into smaller particles, making them easier to inhale and trigger an asthma attack.
  • Japan earthquake revives 2011 tsunami memories

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    A tsunami advisory is in effect for Japan's Fukushima and Miyagi Prefectures after a 6.9-magnitude quake struck off Honshu just before 6.00 a.m. Morita said Japan has not yet recovered from the tsunami that struck the same area in 2011, killing 18,000. A 7.3-magnitude quake struck off Japan's eastern coast, triggering a small tsunami, reported NBC News .
  • Netanyahu congratulates Trump, a 'true friend' of Israel

    Netanyahu congratulates Trump, a 'true friend' of Israel

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    An Israeli government minister has provoked outrage by suggesting the result of the U.S. general election will lead to the end of global political will for a Palestinian state. "Our presence in Judea and Samaria is key to ensure a peaceful future for millions of Palestinians and Israelis", said Revivi. " The era of a Palestinian state is over ".
  • In Boldest Move Yet, China Intervenes in Hong Kong Legal System

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    The legal interpretation this time is to ensure that the Basic Law is fully and accurately implemented in the Hong Kong SAR, and this has great significance for protecting rule of law and order in Hong Kong . Li Fei, deputy secretary of China's top legislative panel, warned there would be "no obscurity and no leniency" in Beijing's "firm and clear attitude towards containing and striking the Hong Kong independence forces".
  • Trump hot picks: Flynn is NSA, Pompeo to head Central Intelligence Agency

    Trump hot picks: Flynn is NSA, Pompeo to head Central Intelligence Agency

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    President-elect Donald Trump has offered the influential post of national security adviser to his controversial campaign adviser, retired lieutenant- general Michael Flynn, US media reported Trump officials as saying. A three-term congressman, he graduated from the West Point military academy and from Harvard law school. Flynn, who served in Afghanistan and Iraq from 2001 to 2012, has said he was sacked from the DIA because he spoke out against "radical Islam", which he has called "a ...
  • Life in the White House bubble? Trump's had practice

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    The front page of the newspaper's website Wednesday morning carried the headline: "Firings Leave Trump Transition in Disarray". Former Michigan Rep. The newspaper's parent company, in a tweet responding to Trump, said new subscriptions are surging. New England Patriots' owner Robert Kraft and New York Jets owner Woody Johnson were also spotted near the lobby's gilded elevators during the day.
  • Iraqi special forces pause in Mosul push due to poor weather

    Iraqi special forces pause in Mosul push due to poor weather

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    Since October 16, 2016, Iraqi government soldiers and other local militias are together locked in a violent confrontation with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in an attempt to liberate the city of Mosul from their control. The collapse of the Iraqi army two years ago in the face of Islamic State allowed the KRG to extend its rule over the oil-rich region of Kirkuk. Inside Mosul, Iraqi forces "still must advance towards the Tigris River that bisects Mosul as well as clear the ...
  • New Zealand continues rescue of tourists stranded by quake

    New Zealand continues rescue of tourists stranded by quake

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    The country was largely spared the devastation it saw in 2011 when an natural disaster struck the city of Christchurch and killed 185 people. They hosted 500 people Monday and expect to have another 200 stay overnight on Tuesday. "They have been trapped in Kaikoura for a couple of days, some are maybe scared, they have some mental stress", Liu Lian, an official at the consulate explained.