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But it did underscore how bitterly divided Parliament is over Brexit and the type of relationship Britain wants with the European Union after it leaves the bloc in March. Nor was Mr. Johnson exclusively addressing the House of Commons, and in particular his Conservative colleagues. The 1990 Howe speech is widely credited with being one of the key events that brought down Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
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    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent hundreds of athletes, artists and officials to February's Winter Olympics in South Korea in part of effort to reach out to Seoul and Washington. North Korea and the United States conducted joint operations to recover the remains of USA soldiers from 1996 to 2005 but their relations soured as Pyongyang accelerated its nuclear programme.
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    Boys trapped in Thailand cave mourn diver who died in rescue mission

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    The boys will be unable to watch the World Cup Final live in Russian Federation, despite an invitation from FIFA , as they will only be released from hospital on Thursday. The Tham Luang cave complex lies under the mountains in Thailand's northernmost province, on the border with Myanmar. Two British divers found them on July 2, squatting on a mound in a flooded chamber several kilometers inside the complex.
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    Talking about former UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson , Trump said he would make a "great prime minister", adding: "I think he's got what it takes". "The President likes and respects Prime Minister May very much. I actually told Theresa May how to do it, but she didn't listen to me". The 20ft inflatable depicting the United States president as a nappy-clad baby holding a mobile phone has been brought north of the border after being flown above Parliament Square in London on Friday.
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    However, Palestinian officials said a ceasefire had now been agreed thanks to "Egyptian and worldwide efforts". On Saturday the Israeli military said it was conducting strikes against Hamas "in response to the terror acts instigated during the violent riots that took place along the security fence" the day before.
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    Mrs May insisted the USA is "keen" to do a deal with the United Kingdom, and said that under her Brexit plans, "there will be no limit to the possibility of us doing trade deals around the rest of the world". I think he has done a bad job on crime, if you look, all of the terrible things going on there, with all of the crime that is being brought in". And that is fine.
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    Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold separate meetings with the Israeli prime minister and a senior Iranian official before his summit with U.S. The Israeli official who requested anonymity said Russian Federation was working to distance Iranian forces from the Golan and had proposed that they be kept 80 km (50 miles) away but that this fell short of Israel's demand for their full exit along with that of Tehran-sponsored militias.
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    Hunt backs Trump's call for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries to increase spending

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    Trump is reported to have spoken of "grave consequences" if allies did not meet their 2 percent of GDP defense spending targets, saying that the United States could "go our own way" if his demands were not met. President Trump asserted that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members would be increasing spending because of him - again, false . And so the president has directly intervened in British politics in the most unhelpful way.