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‘Nervous’ Jeff Sessions’ attempt at Trump-like bravado falls flat

Analysis: In his Senate testimony on Russia, the attorney generals default position was cant recall and vagueness was the order of the day He started with a declaration well suited to old-school newspaper headlines, insisting that the claim he was involved in collusion with Russia was an appalling and detestable lie. But Jeff Sessions called him last week had crumbled under fire. The attorney general managed to avoid inflicting significant…

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It’d be shocking if the Warriors went to the White House

Washington (CNN)It would be quite a shock and seriously awkward if the Golden State Warriors went to the White House for the customary congratulations from the President. He went on a post-election rant at a team news conference where expressed his disappointment that “the man who’s going to lead you has used racist, misogynist words.”

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CEO Marissa Mayer leaves Yahoo with $23 million

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer speaks at a World Economic Forum panel.Image: laurent Gillieron/Epa/REX/Shutterstock Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is leaving the company. A $4.48 billion deal in which Verizon will subsume Yahoo’s business operations has led to her resignation, though she stashed away $23 million on the way out. SEE ALSO: More women than ever lead Fortune 500 companies this year but it’s still not that many “Given the inherent changes…

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Britain’s Got Talent comedian Daliso Chaponda lands own Radio 4 show – BBC News

Daliso has previously co-created and starred in Radio 4’s drama When the Laughter Stops in 2014 and he also appeared on The Now Show earlier this year. The comedian has lived all over the world with his refugee-turned-diplomat father, and now frequently performs in both Africa and the UK. Last month, he finished in third place in ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent, behind pianist Tokio Myers and eight-year-old magician Issy Simpson….

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Megyn Kelly’s interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to air despite outcry

Network received backlash from viewers and lost advertisers over interview of Jones, who has questioned whether the Sandy Hook massacre was a hoax NBC News is moving ahead with plans to air Megyn Kellys interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones this weekend despite a backlash that has cost the show advertisers and led to Kelly being dropped as host for an event by an organization founded by parents of children…

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Latimer Road fire: huge blaze breaks out in 24-storey apartment block in London

Fears that people are trapped in a blaze at the tower block in Latimer Road, near Notting Hill, that broke out in the early hours of Wednesday morningGrenfell Tower fire – live updates A fire has broken out in a tower block in west London with fears that people are trapped in their homes. The fire in the 24-storey said on Twitter they were responding to a fire on the…

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BART is testing Bikeeps smart bike locks

There are few feelings worse than returning to the spot you locked up your bike after a fun evening and seeing nothing. As a San Francisco cyclist, Ive had my stomach sink more than once at that discouraging sight. Bikeep, a startup founded in Estonia, is looking to bring its connected locking tech to the States to address the bike theft epidemic. This morning at San Franciscos 16th St. Mission…

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Fears Of People Trapped As London Apartment Complex Is Consumed By Flames

Videos posted on social media show Grenfell Tower, in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea, ablaze as firefighters spray it with hoses. Witnesses have said some people were seenfalling from the structure, but there are no official reports of any fatalities.The citys Metropolitan Police have confirmed a number of people being treated for a range of injuries. The London Fire Brigade said 40 fire engines and 200 firefighters had been…

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Amal Awad: ‘Arab women have traditionally been written about in a very patronising way’

In our series Beauty and the books, we chat to those who love both books and beauty products. Here the author talks about her enduring love of kohl eyeliner, Marian Keyess novel Watermelon and speaking up for Arab women With insight into both the western and Arabic worlds, the author Amal Awad explores how these cultures intersect and what it means for women like her. She interviewed more than 60…

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PM ‘must listen’ to other parties over Brexit says Cameron – BBC News

Speaking in Paris after meeting French President Emmanuel Macron, Mrs May said there was a “unity of purpose” to get on with the process, reiterating that she wanted to maintain a “close relationship” with the EU. What are the Brexit options? Gove says Brexit ‘consensus’ needed Reality Check: Has the election changed EU views of Brexit? She is currently trying to negotiate the terms of a deal with the Democratic…

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Virginia primary: Ed Gillespie ekes out win to face Ralph Northam in governor’s race

Three-way Republican primary remains too close to call in governors race as the general election is expected to preview what the 2018 midterms will look like Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam won the Democratic nomination in the closely watched race for governor Tuesday, defeating a more liberal insurgent challenger in a contest to be one of the partys standard-bearers against President Donald Trump. Northam will face Ed Gillespie in the…

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Guardian and Observer to relaunch in tabloid format

Newspapers to move to smaller size and outsource printing to Trinity Mirror as part of three-year cost-saving plan The Guardian and Observer will relaunch in a tabloid format next year as part of a three-year plan to break even in their finances. Guardian Media Group (GMG), the parent company of the Guardian and Observer print and digital businesses, has decided to move from its

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Ralph Northam Wins In Democratic Primary For Virginia Governor

Although Perriello enjoyed greater support among millennials, liberals and residents of Southwestern Virginia, his campaign hopes depended on getting many of them to turn out for the first time. Its still an uphill climb for groups that are farther to the left to succeed even in a Democratic Primary, said Geoffrey Skelly, an expert in state politics at the University of Virginia. Theres a lot of excitement. But at the…

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Sacr beurre: fears over croissant price hike as France faces butter shortage

Price of butter has rocketed 92% in a year and bakers are warning of a strong risk that the key ingredient is running out Bakers in France have warned that a vertiginous rise in the price of butter was slashing their profit margins and threatening an entire industry. The price of butter, which makes up a quarter of the ingredients of many French pastries, rocketed 92% in the year to…

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