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Northern Irish DUP leader in London, hopes to finalize deal with PM May

Northern Irish DUP leader in London, hopes to finalize deal with PM May

Published 26/06/2017

Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), Arlene Foster speaks to media outside Government buildings in Dublin, Ireland June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

The leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), Arlene Foster, has returned to London and hopes to finalize a deal to prop up British Prime Minister Theresa May's government, she told Sky News on Monday.

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Koepka takes road less traveled to U.S. Open triumph

Koepka takes road less traveled to U.S. Open triumph

Published 19/06/2017

Jun 18, 2017- Hartford, WI, USA- Brooks Koepka reacts on the 18th hole during the final round of the 2017 U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills. Mandatory Credit: Mike De Sisti/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via USA TODAY NETWORK

Brooks Koepka took an unorthodox path to reaching the goal of all professional golfers on Sunday but the 27-year-old Floridian said he would not change a thing after claiming his first major title.

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Coles, Barrett trio named in All Blacks squad for Lions series

Coles, Barrett trio named in All Blacks squad for Lions series

Published 08/06/2017

Injured All Blacks hooker Dane Coles was named alongside three Barrett brothers in Steve Hansen's All Blacks squad for the three-test series against the British and Irish Lions on Thursday.

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Piper pays tribute as first Manchester victim laid to rest in Scotland

Piper pays tribute as first Manchester victim laid to rest in Scotland

Published 05/06/2017

Roddy MacLeod father of Manchester bomb victim Eilidh MacLeod leads the funeral procession to the Church of Our Lady, Star of the Sea, ahead of the funeral of Manchester bomb victim Eilidh MacLeod, in Castlebay on the island of Barra, in Scotland June 5, 2017. REUTERS/Andrew Milligan/Pool

A lone piper in a Scottish kilt led mourners paying their respects to 14-year-old Eilidh MacLeod in the sparsely populated Scottish island of Barra on Monday, the first funeral after the Manchester Arena suicide bomb.

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Joaquin Phoenix bludgeons Cannes with Lynne Ramsay hit man thriller

Joaquin Phoenix bludgeons Cannes with Lynne Ramsay hit man thriller

Published 27/05/2017

70th Cannes Film Festival - News Conference for the film 'You Were Never Really Here' in competition - Cannes, France. 27/05/2017. Director Lynne Ramsay and cast member Joaquin Phoenix attend. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier

As a hired killer whose weapon of choice is a particular brand of hammer, Joaquin Phoenix delivered a short, sharp shock of a movie to close the Cannes Film Festival's main competition on Saturday.

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Profiles of victims of Manchester Arena bomb

Profiles of victims of Manchester Arena bomb

Published 25/05/2017

An undated photo from the Facebook account of Olivia Campbell, identified in media reports as one of the victims of the blast at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester May 22, 2017. Olivia Campbell via Facebook/Handout via REUTERS

The following are short profiles of those identified by family or friends as being among the 22 people killed in a suicide bombing at a Manchester concert by U.S. singer Ariana Grande.

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More disruptions feared from cyber attack- Microsoft slams government secrecy

More disruptions feared from cyber attack- Microsoft slams government secrecy

Published 15/05/2017

A hooded man holds a laptop computer as blue screen with an exclamation mark is projected on him in this illustration picture taken on May 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel/Illustration

Officials across the globe scrambled over the weekend to catch the culprits behind a massive ransomware worm that disrupted operations at car factories, hospitals, shops and schools, while Microsoft on Sunday pinned blame on the U.S. government for not disclosing more software vulnerabilities.

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Wasps` Gopperth named RPA player of the year

Wasps` Gopperth named RPA player of the year

Published 10/05/2017

Britain Rugby Union - Harlequins v Wasps - Aviva Premiership - Twickenham Stoop - 28/4/17 Jimmy Gopperth of Wasps kicks a penalty Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Henry Browne Livepic

Wasps fly-half Jimmy Gopperth was named the Player's Player of the Year by the Rugby Players' Association (RPA) on Wednesday, after a stellar season that has propelled his side to the top of the Aviva Premiership.

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Severe intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children

Severe intestinal diseases increasing in Canadian children

Published 21/04/2017

By Joan StephensonNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Canada has one of the world’s highest rates of childhood inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), with new dia

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May to make election pledge to end EU free movement of people into UK: Daily Mail

May to make election pledge to end EU free movement of people into UK: Daily Mail

Published 20/04/2017

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech to Conservative Party members to launch their election campaign in Walmsley Parish Hall, Bolton, Britain April 19, 2017. REUTERS/Andrew Yates

Prime Minister Theresa May will make a formal pledge ahead of the June 8 election to end European Union free movement of people into Britain, the Daily Mail newspaper reported, citing unidentified party sources.

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