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21 May 6:00pm Republican introduces "Libby Schaaf Act" targeting Oakland mayor who warned of immigration raid
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Donald Trump has blasted Ms Schaaf and suggested she should be investigated for obstruction of justice
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Former Carillion worker faces deportation under Home Office's 'hostile' regulations following firm's collapse 21 May 5:24pm Former Carillion worker faces deportation under Home Office's 'hostile' regulations following firm's collapse
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'It is a slap in the face. All I want is my job and my life back in the UK.'
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21 May 5:22pm Man who started 'lock her up chant' about Clinton now heads an EPA office
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He is a veteran of the agriculture lobbying and oil industries, once working for a company that spilled thousands of gallons of oil in California
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Manchester attack anniversary: Police off work with PTSD a year after bombing, officer reveals 21 May 4:01pm Manchester attack anniversary: Police off work with PTSD a year after bombing, officer reveals
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Exclusive: 'I've seen my fair bit of trauma but it's the worst I've ever seen'
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Islington stabbing: Man found dead outside Town Hall in north London 21 May 3:58pm Islington stabbing: Man found dead outside Town Hall in north London
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Police and paramedics were called to the scene in busy Upper Street at 6.30pm on Monday
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Gunmen 'try to corner police' in Marseille 21 May 3:57pm Gunmen 'try to corner police' in Marseille
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Police believe the incident was 'gang-related'
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21 May 3:36pm New York mayor tells police to stop arresting people for smoking weed
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Mayor Bill de Blasio says marijuana legalisation is 'likely to occur in our state in the near future'
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21 May 3:19pm American officials join world in condemning Venezuela 'sham' election
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Trump administration has already imposes several rounds of sanctions in an effort to squeeze the Maduro regime
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21 May 3:15pm The dark reality behind Russia's promise of an LGBT friendly World Cup
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'The authorities will do everything to make sure the World Cup passes trouble-free, but when it does, the discrimination, the homophobia and the laws will remain,' says one activist
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21 May 2:34pm Roman Abramovich: Chelsea-owner and close friend of Putin must reveal finances to get back into the UK
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The Kremlin has accused the UK of acting in an 'unprincipled and unfriendly' way amid deteriorating relations
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21 May 2:12pm Ken Livingstone announces his resignation from Labour Party amid anti-semitism row
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Former London mayor quits party ahead of fresh investigation into his comments about Hitler and Zionism
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Grenfell Tower insulation never passed safety tests and should not have been used, investigation finds 21 May 1:41pm Grenfell Tower insulation never passed safety tests and should not have been used, investigation finds
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The plastic foam insulation has been used on hundreds of other buildings around the country
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21 May 1:18pm Barack and Michelle Obama sign Netflix deal to produce scripted series and documentaries
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Supporters have pleaded with the former president to be more vocal in opposing the current government
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After Trump's request, Justice Department will examine whether Russia investigation had 'political motivation' 21 May 12:32pm After Trump's request, Justice Department will examine whether Russia investigation had 'political motivation'
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President has amplified allegations that FBI inappropriately monitored his campaign
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21 May 11:52am Meet Sheffield's new mayor, the black, Muslim, former refugee whose viral inauguration photo charmed the world: 'I'll be doing things differently'
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Councillor Magid Magid reveals the story behind that image - and whether he plans to stand for MP... or join a samba band
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21 May 10:57am Theresa May says UK will pay to save links with EU nuclear agency, prompting accusations of another U-turn
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UK wants to 'fully associate ourselves' with Euratom's research arm – despite huge criticism of the decision to the quit the body itself
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Hillary Clinton mocks Trump by donning Russian hat during Yale speech: 'If you can't beat them, join them' 21 May 10:25am Hillary Clinton mocks Trump by donning Russian hat during Yale speech: 'If you can't beat them, join them'
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Former Democrat presidential nominee sparks raucous applause from the audience after she brandishes a Ushanka hat
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21 May 10:05am Mike Pompeo threatens Iran with 'strongest sanctions in history'
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'The sting of sanctions will be painful. These will be the strongest sanctions in history when complete'
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Culture secretary says the government won't interfere with Comcast's bid for Sky 21 May 9:41am Culture secretary says the government won't interfere with Comcast's bid for Sky
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The competition watchdog had raised concerns over a previous attempt by Rupert Murdoch to take over Sky
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Ofcom opens three new investigations into Kremlin backed RT over 'impartiality' 21 May 8:48am Ofcom opens three new investigations into Kremlin backed RT over 'impartiality'
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Regulator reviewing programmes covering Syrian war, Ukraine and fracking
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Man calls police to report being followed by a pig 21 May 8:32am Man calls police to report being followed by a pig
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'We will mention the irony of the pig in a police car now so that anyone that thinks they're funny is actually unoriginal and trying too hard,' officers say
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Carillion: More than 60% of workers at collapsed construction giant now in new jobs 21 May 8:12am Carillion: More than 60% of workers at collapsed construction giant now in new jobs
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Official Receiver says 11,637 jobs have been saved while 2,303 people have been made redundant
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Government drops scheme to stop people being wrongly stripped of their benefits because it is a 'burden' 21 May 7:50am Government drops scheme to stop people being wrongly stripped of their benefits because it is a 'burden'
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A "yellow card" scheme to cut the number of people pushed into poverty after being wrongly stripped of their benefits has been dumped.
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21 May 6:51am Irish abortion referendum: Extra 125,000 people register ahead of eighth amendment vote
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Country could vote to allow the government to legislate on terminations
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21 May 6:30am Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British mother imprisoned in Iran 'told by judge she can expect to be convicted' after new charges
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A British mother jailed in Iran has been taken back to court and told by a judge to expect to be re-convicted and re-sentenced on a "resurrected" charge of "spreading propaganda against the regime", her supporters have revealed.
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21 May 4:53am Boris Johnson warns Theresa May to keep her word amid customs union row
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Foreign Secretary told Eurosceptic colleagues to give Ms May 'time and space' to negotiate a Brexit deal
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21 May 4:02am Hawaii volcano: Warning over corrosive plumes of 'laze' as toxic cloud emerges from lava flows hitting sea
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One man injured after lava splatter 'hit him on the shin and shattered everything there down on his leg'
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Ryanair profits hit record high but airline warns pilot pay rises will hurt balance sheet this year 21 May 3:29am Ryanair profits hit record high but airline warns pilot pay rises will hurt balance sheet this year
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Boss Michael O'Leary said company continues to plan for impact of hard Brexit
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21 May 3:10am UK average house price hits record high but number of sales is falling, data shows
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Prices declined in the South East for the first time since 2011
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Venezuela election result: Socialist leader Nicolas Maduro wins by landslide in vote criticised as illegitimate 21 May 12:18am Venezuela election result: Socialist leader Nicolas Maduro wins by landslide in vote criticised as illegitimate
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Results from election board, itself run by Maduro allies, claim incumbent took three times the votes of his nearest rival
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20 May 8:39pm Hundreds of homeless people fined and imprisoned for begging and rough sleeping
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The number of people sleeping rough in England is at a record-high following a 73 per cent increase over the last three years
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20 May 7:31pm May must tackle 'corrupt' Russian money in UK, say MPs
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The robust rhetoric from the prime minister following the Salisbury attack has been undermined by the 'business as usual' sign hanging on the UK's front door, Commons Foreign Affairs Committee says
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'Poverty is sexist': 140 stars from entertainment industry call on world leaders to tackle gender equality 20 May 7:15pm 'Poverty is sexist': 140 stars from entertainment industry call on world leaders to tackle gender equality
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Oprah Winfrey and Meryl Streep among stars who have joined forces to urge world leaders to stop overlooking women in poverty and commit to helping every girl get an education
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Theresa May's Tories must expand their appeal or 'forfeit political relevance', think tank warns 20 May 7:14pm Theresa May's Tories must expand their appeal or 'forfeit political relevance', think tank warns
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New centre-right think tank has been set up by Will Tanner, a former adviser to the PM, and Conservative MP Neil O'Brien
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