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May braces for new Brexit battle over court ruling

The Supreme Court will decide whether the British Prime Minister can use her executive power to begin formal talks on leaving the EU.

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a landmark court ruling on Tuesday that could put a dent in her Brexit plans by handing control of the process to restive lawmakers.

May braces for new Brexit battle over court ruling
May braces for new Brexit battle over court ruling

May braces for new Brexit battle over court ruling

The Supreme Court will decide whether the British Prime Minister can use her executive power to begin formal talks on leaving the EU.

Rocky start for Trump White House on Day One
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Rocky start for Trump White House on Day One

Donald Trump’s White House came under fire Sunday for falsely accusing media of misreporting inaugural crowd numbers.
UK accused of covering up failed nuclear missile test
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UK accused of covering up failed nuclear missile test

A source suggested the nuclear missile may have veered off in the wrong direction towards Britain’s ally, the United States.
Israel’s Netanyahu to speak with Trump on Sunday
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Israel’s Netanyahu to speak with Trump on Sunday

The United States is Israel’s most important ally, providing it with more than $3bn per year in defence aid.
Toll from Pakistan market bombing rises to 24: officials
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Toll from Pakistan market bombing rises to 24: officials

The death toll from a bomb blast at a market in a mainly Shiite area of Pakistan’s northwestern tribal belt has risen to 24, officials said Sunday.
Italy rescue crews hold out hope of more hotel survivors
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Italy rescue crews hold out hope of more hotel survivors

Five bodies have been recovered from the hotel’s wreckage.
Hackers in Russia claim to shut down African Cup website
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Hackers in Russia claim to shut down African Cup website

A person sent an email to The Associated Press on Saturday claiming the group New World Hackers had “taken down” the website.
Spanish police dismantle arms and drug trafficking ring
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Spanish police dismantle arms and drug trafficking ring

They did not say when the arrests or the weapons seizure happened.
16 killed in fiery bus crash on Italian highway
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16 killed in fiery bus crash on Italian highway

Sixteen badly burned bodies were pulled from the wreckage. Of the 39 survivors, 26 were injured, some seriously.
Bodies of 2 firemen recovered after Tehran tower inferno
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Bodies of 2 firemen recovered after Tehran tower inferno

Rescue teams recovered the bodies of two Iranian firefighters early on Saturday, two days after they were killed while tackling a blaze in Tehran’s oldest high-rise.
IS wreaks new destruction in Syria’s ancient Palmyra
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IS wreaks new destruction in Syria’s ancient Palmyra

The Islamic State group has demolished more treasured monuments.
Anti-Trump protesters set to flood Washington
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Anti-Trump protesters set to flood Washington

Powered by social media, the ‘Women’s March on Washington’ aims to draw 200 000 people.

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