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Denver mayor walks backs “murder” comments, though others hold him to it

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock’s office sought to pull back his comments made last week during television interview that Denver police officers had murdered three people, saying he misspoke. Those comments and the reversal come as Denver and the rest of the country continue to protest racism in America’s justice system. As those protests ramped up […]

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Boris Johnson SMASHES his fist on dispatch box as he rages in PMQs row with Keir Starmer

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The Prime Minister accused the Labour leader of adopting an “agree, U-Turn and criticise” opposition approach as the pair clashed during Prime Minister’s Questions in the Commons. As Keir Starmer asked Boris […]

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Brexit delay: Northern Irish assembly votes in favour of two-year delay – ‘We’ve spoken!’

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The assembly has passed a motion demanding the UK government requests an extension to the Brexit transition period. They have put the blame on the “extreme challenges” of the coronavirus pandemic as […]

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Corbyn gushes over Diane Abbott comment as he agrees schools should stay shut ‘Well said!’

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 returned to school on Monday as the Government and education unions continue to fight over whether it is safe to do so amid fears […]

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John Hickenlooper hits the airwaves in U.S. Senate race against Cory Gardner

U.S. Senate candidate John Hickenlooper released his first television ad Sunday, an uplifting message titled “We’re Colorado” that touts the state’s economic resurgence during his time as governor and advocates for economic fairness. Sitting on a porch outside his Denver home, the Democrat looks into the camera and, for 30 seconds, explains that Colorado had […]

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Singapore could go to the polls in early July

As Singapore’s economy faces a rocky road ahead, political observers expect the general election to be called soon, with voters going to the polls in early July. Doing so, they said, would allow the People’s Action Party (PAP) to get a mandate for a fresh five-year term and turn its attention to other pressing issues, […]

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Approval of Trump's pandemic response stays steady, Biden favored in election: Reuters/IPSOS poll

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Public approval of President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic remained steady this week as the number of U.S. deaths from the illness surpassed 100,000, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Wednesday. Asked to rate Trump’s handling of the coronavirus crisis, 41% of Americans approved and 53% disapproved, about […]

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Republicans cast doubt on future of U.S. House bills passed by proxy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans warned on Wednesday that legislation passed by the Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives during the coronavirus pandemic may not become law if lawmakers are allowed to cast their votes remotely under a new voting system. A day after filing a federal lawsuit to overturn rules allowing proxy voting, House Republican leader […]

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Patel vows to change law to turn back all French migrants’ boats

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The Home Secretary is “furious” about the crisis and has vowed to put a stop to it. Tensions have also been raised with the French over allegations that their authorities are escorting […]

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Lockdown poll result: Cummings ‘should not be sacked’ as Labour mocked for ‘faux outrage’

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. More than 20,000 people voted in the Express.co.uk survey, with the majority saying Boris Johnson should not fire his top adviser over his controversial actions. The Prime Minister has resisted growing calls to dismiss […]