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15 May 6:47pm Judge refuses to dismiss charges against Paul Manafort in boost for Robert Mueller's probe
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Former Trump campaign chief had argued charges exceed Mr Mueller's authority
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Sadiq Khan pledges to build 10,000 council homes by 2022 15 May 5:42pm Sadiq Khan pledges to build 10,000 council homes by 2022
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Mayor of London criticises government for failing to give councils freedoms required to ensure homes sold under Right to Buy are replaced
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American Airlines bans turtles, ferrets, goats, and other animals from flights 15 May 5:35pm American Airlines bans turtles, ferrets, goats, and other animals from flights
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The airline joins several others who have taken steps to limit the types of animals who can fly with them
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15 May 4:43pm Iran hails 'good start' to talks with Europe aimed at salvaging nuclear deal as Trump imposes more sanctions
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Divergent approaches to Tehran on display as US cracks down while others pursue diplomacy
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15 May 3:53pm North Korea suspends high level talks with South Korea over military drills with US
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US President Donald Trump is scheduled to meet North Korea's Kim Jong-un on 12 June
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15 May 3:24pm Turkish President Erdogan says 'history will judge' US decision to move Israeli embassy
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During a joint press conference with Theresa May, he also rejects accusations that hundreds of journalists are detained in his country following the failed 2016 coup
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15 May 2:55pm North Korea suspends high level talks with South Korea over military drills with US
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US President Donald Trump is scheduled to meet North Korea's Kim Jong-un on 12 June
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15 May 2:51pm Brexit: Theresa May pledges to release paper with 'precise explanations' on key aspects of Britain's post-EU vision
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The paper is also set to address the vexed issue of future customs arrangements, with the cabinet yet to agree on how to proceed
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15 May 2:05pm World Cup: England fans told Russian police presence for football tournament will be 'off the scale'
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Up to 10,000 English supporters are expected to travel to the country next month
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15 May 1:28pm Thomas Markle reportedly now wants to attend royal wedding
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'I hate the idea of missing one of the greatest moments in history'
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'Extraordinary' discovery revealed by tomb raiders' secret tunnels under Pompeii 15 May 1:18pm 'Extraordinary' discovery revealed by tomb raiders' secret tunnels under Pompeii
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Illegal passages dug by artefact-hunters lead archaeologists to unearth first horse found at site of volcanic eruption
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15 May 1:15pm Brexit: Scottish parliament refuses to grant consent to the EU Withdrawal Bill, risking a constitutional crisis
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The SNP claim the bill is a Westminster power grab that could reverse progress towards greater devolution
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15 May 12:37pm Windrush: Government admits more than 60 citizens could have been wrongly deported
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More than 60 Windrush citizens could have been removed or deported from the UK, the home secretary has admitted.
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Florida issues amber alert after '15-year-old girl seen being pulled into SUV' 15 May 11:09am Florida issues amber alert after '15-year-old girl seen being pulled into SUV'
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Police say she was last wearing a green polo and khaki pants
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Pennsylvania‬‬ns receive mysterious letters promising to expose them if they do not vote 15 May 11:02am Pennsylvania‬‬ns receive mysterious letters promising to expose them if they do not vote
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'What if your friends, your neighbours, and your community knew whether you voted?'
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15 May 10:25am White House staff shakeup coming after recent leaks, says Kellyanne Conway
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Presidential counsellor says White House staff uses media to 'shiv each other'
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15 May 9:41am Gammon: Why is the term being used to insult Brexiteers and where does Charles Dickens come into it?
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Left-wing Twitter users spark racism debate after likening flushed, middle-aged Brexiteers and Ukippers to hearty pork steak most often seen on pub menus
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Paedophiles coercing children as young as three into live-streaming their own sexual abuse, says report 15 May 9:30am Paedophiles coercing children as young as three into live-streaming their own sexual abuse, says report
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Grooming often takes the form of a game, where children receive 'likes' online for performing sexual acts
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15 May 9:26am O2 apologises after Islamophobic hate mail sent with SIM cards to British-Iraqi family
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'It's horrible to think that there are people who have so much hatred in them that they set out to deliberately make others feel isolated and unwelcome'
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15 May 8:53am Five staff members arrested after British woman drugged and gang raped in Italian hotel
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Footage filmed by gang of attack in popular resort near Naples helped catch suspects
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15 May 8:11am Gaza protests: UK calls for UN investigation into live fire used by Israeli forces at Palestinian protesters
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But Downing Street stops short of blaming violence on Donald Trump move to formally recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital
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Vodafone boss Vittorio Colao departs with mixed legacy 15 May 8:04am Vodafone boss Vittorio Colao departs with mixed legacy
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He's reshaped the business but customers and investors have yet to see much benefit
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15 May 7:55am Teenagers who choked student on Tube until he apologised for being gay spared jail
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'In this day and age I would have expected society to be more accepting,' says Will Mayrick
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15 May 6:00am Ireland abortion referendum: Google and Facebook ban ads sparking 'rigging' claims from No campaigners
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All the latest news and discussion ahead of Ireland's vote on 25 May which could lift the country's ban on abortion
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15 May 5:51am Calling nurses 'sister' and 'matron' is putting men off the profession, RCN warns
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Female-centric terminology is a 'hang up' that has been done away with in Scotland, says college chief executive
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15 May 5:15am Maria Reiche: Who was the German governess who devoted her life to Peru's mysterious Nazca Lines?
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'Lady of the Lines' theorised strange drawings of birds and animals carved into desert plains were part of ancient astronomical calendar and was crucial to securing their preservation
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UK wage growth falls back again in March, according to Office for National Statistics 15 May 4:31am UK wage growth falls back again in March, according to Office for National Statistics
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Average total earnings grew at an annual rate of by 2.6 per cent in the three months to March, down from the 2.8 per cent rate seen in February
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15 May 4:27am Brexit: Theresa May faces fresh woes as Scottish Parliament set to refuse consent to EU Withdrawal Bill
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The move could trigger a constitutional crisis, as it would be the first time the UK Government has pushed through laws against the will of Scotland
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Gaza protests: Eight-month-old Palestinian baby dies from tear gas inhalation after 'massacre' at border 15 May 3:45am Gaza protests: Eight-month-old Palestinian baby dies from tear gas inhalation after 'massacre' at border
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Lila Anwar died on Tuesday morning, taking toll in bloodiest day for Gaza in years to 58 killed by Israeli troops
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Bisto and Mr Kipling makers Premier Foods' shares boosted by sales growth 15 May 3:39am Bisto and Mr Kipling makers Premier Foods' shares boosted by sales growth
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Company reported sales of Batchelors Super Noodles jumped to more than 13 million last year
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15 May 2:52am Maria Reiche: Who was the German governess who devoted her life to Peru's mysterious Nazca Lines?
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'Lady of the Lines' theorised strange drawings of birds and animals carved into desert plains were part of ancient astronomical calendar and was crucial to securing their preservation
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14 May 10:52pm South and North Korea 'to hold another round of high-level talks on the border'
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Talks would follow unprecedented April meeting between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean president Moon Jae-in
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Ryanair cuts check-in window from four days to 48 hours, unless passengers pay to reserve seats 14 May 7:28pm Ryanair cuts check-in window from four days to 48 hours, unless passengers pay to reserve seats
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Exclusive: Passengers with existing bookings can cancel for full refund - but they must do so in the next five days
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14 May 7:16pm Nazanin Zanghari-Ratcliffe faces fresh charges in Iranian court, family says
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Husband says charges have resurfaced ahead of meeting with European foreign minister over Iran nuclear deal
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