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Trump says he has confidence in US agencies on Russia, 'misspoke' in Helsinki

Wednesday  00:21,   18 july 2018
reuters

<p>U.S. President Donald Trump, grappling with a torrent of criticism over his performance at a Helsinki summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, said on Tuesday he misspoke at their joint news conference.</p>US President Donald Trump,[...]
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Labour defies condemnation by 68 Rabbis to adopt its OWN definition of anti-Semitism instead of the international version but promises a new consultation with Jewish groups

Tuesday  23:56,   17 july 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Labour's definition of anti-Semitism is based on the international definition but comes with notes and guidelines the party says improves on the text.  Adopting its own version will fuel renewed claims Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn is failing [...]

Ex-Ukip councillor guilty of wife’s murder after his affair with son’s partner

Tuesday  22:31,   17 july 2018
msn

Former Royal Marine Stephen Searle’s act of infidelity ‘led to this one way or another’, the court heard.Ex-Royal Marine Stephen Searle, 64, claimed he had been defending himself after his 62-year-old wife Anne Searle attacked him with a knife, but[...]

Theresa May narrowly avoids major Brexit defeat on vote to stay in a customs union

Tuesday  21:15,   17 july 2018
msn

Reuters LONDON — Theresa May has narrowly defeated an effort by pro-EU MPs to keep Britain in a customs union with the European Union after Brexit. The House of Commons voted against an amendment to the Trade Bill which would have forced the prime[...]

Marriage doesn’t mean wife always ready for sex: Delhi HC on marital rape

Tuesday  19:05,   17 july 2018
indianexpress

Marriage doesn’t mean wife always ready for sex: Delhi HC on marital rapeThe court in its observation held that physical force is not necessary for constituting the offence of rape. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and C Hari Shankar [...]

Obama gives Trump sharp rebuke in Mandela address on values

Tuesday  18:34,   17 july 2018
msn

Obama gives Trump sharp rebuke in Mandela address on valuesWhile not mentioning his successor, President Donald Trump, by name, Obama's speech in South Africa countered many of Trump's policies, rallying people to keep alive the ideas that Mandela[...]

RTE to air Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding rugby rape trial documentary

Tuesday  18:01,   17 july 2018
msn

A programme about the trial that gripped the nation will appear on our screensAcquitted: The Rugby Rape Trial will reflect on the nine-week trial of Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding, as well as Blane McIlroy and Rory[...]

The average house price is lower than €250,000 in just TWO Dublin postcodes

Tuesday  17:55,   17 july 2018
thejournal.ie

The average house price is lower than €250,000 in just TWO Dublin postcodesThat is the finding of the latest GeoDirectory report, a joint venture by An Post and Ordnance Survey Ireland (OSi) to create and manage Ireland’s only complete database of[...]

Experts warn that great whites and other man-eating shark species could soon inhabit Irish waters

Tuesday  17:47,   17 july 2018
dublinlive.ie

Experts warn that great whites and other man-eating shark species could soon inhabit Irish waters © Catalyst Images A large tiger shark side view taken off Grand Bahama Island in the Bahamas. A new study has revealed that several[...]

How the Ultimate Shark Photo Went Viral

Tuesday  17:41,   17 july 2018
nationalgeographic

A photographer takes a photo that launches his career—and then takes on a life of its own.Peschak knows that great white shark well. He photographed it 15 years ago following scientist Trey Snow in a bright yellow kayak off South Africa. Like many[...]

Section 377: SC reserves order, verdict on constitutional validity likely before October

Tuesday  17:05,   17 july 2018
indianexpress

Section 377: SC reserves order, verdict on constitutional validity likely before OctoberThe Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved the verdict on pleas challenging the constitutional validity of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), which[...]

Rahul Gandhi's Tweet Comeback For BJP In Muslim Remark Row

Tuesday  17:02,   17 july 2018
ndtv

Rahul Gandhi's Tweet Comeback For BJP In Muslim Remark Row"I stand with the last person in the line. The exploited, marginalised and the persecuted. Their religion, caste or beliefs matter little to me. I seek out those in pain and embrace them. [...]

Activist Swami Agnivesh Attacked Allegedly By BJP Workers In Jharkhand

Tuesday  17:00,   17 july 2018
ndtv

Activist Swami Agnivesh Attacked Allegedly By BJP Workers In JharkhandJharkhand: Social Activist Swami Agnivesh was punched, kicked and pushed to the ground allegedly by BJP Yuva Morcha workers in Jharkhand today. The alleged BJP workers had shown[...]

Duchess of Sussex visits exhibition charting life of Mandela

Tuesday  16:15,   17 july 2018
msn

The exhibition traces Mandela’s career from activist to president.She was joined by her husband the duke, whose family had a close relationship with the former statesman, who campaigned throughout his life to end South Africa’s apartheid[...]

Italy gives France red card over Mona Lisa stunt

Tuesday  16:06,   17 july 2018
news.sky

The Louvre Museum in Paris has infuriated Italians by tweeting a doctored image of the Mona Lisa wearing a French jersey - hours after the country's World Cup win.The masterpiece was painted by the Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, leading some[...]