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Japan’s Emperor Akihito plans to step down, according to report

Japan, Emperor, Akihito, plans, step down

The Japanese Emperor Akihito, who has spent much of his time on the throne trying to heal the wounds of the second world war, intends to abdicate in a few ...

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David Cameron delivers parting shots at Jeremy Corbyn in final PMQs

David Cameron, delivers, Jeremy Corbyn, final, PMQs

David Cameron has used his final prime minister’s questions to praise the public service of his fellow MPs while roundly mocking his opposite number, Jeremy Corbyn, for being so ineffective ...

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Mario Balotelli has no future at Liverpool, says Jürgen Klopp

Mario Balotelli, future, Liverpool, Jürgen Klopp

The Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp has told Mario Balotelli that, with so much competition for places up front at Anfield, he should begin looking for another club. Balotelli has returned ...

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Dallas police chief David Brown: veteran of tragedy helps heal heartbroken city

Dallas, police, chief, David Brown, heartbroken, city

There’s a paradox in the way Dallas police chief David Brown has handled the crisis in his city this past week. The words he says seem detached from, and even ...

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Three arrested over gun thefts, ‘credible threat’ to harm police in Baton Rouge

arrested, gun, thefts, credible threat, police, Baton Rouge

Police arrested three suspects and were seeking a possible fourth suspect accused of stealing several handguns as part of what authorities Tuesday described as a “substantial, credible threat” to harm ...

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Joe Biden, US vice-president, to visit Australia and New Zealand

Joe Biden, US, vice-president, visit, Australia, New Zealand

The US vice-president, Joe Biden, will visit Australia to highlight ties with the US on cancer research and aerospace. Victoria’s acting premier, James Merlino, said Biden would see the new ...

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Republicans could be poised for a battle over gay rights at the GOP convention

Republicans, poised, battle, gay, rights, GOP

The Republican party could be poised for a fractious proxy battle over LGBTI rights after activists on the party platform committee announced they had sufficient support to potentially force a ...

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Donald Trump strikes muddled note on ‘divisive’ Black Lives Matter

Donald Trump, strikes, note, 'divisive', Black Lives Matter

Donald Trump has accused the Black Lives Matter movement of “dividing America” amid renewed tensions surrounding police brutality and race relations, while suggesting he identified with African Americans who felt ...

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Barack Obama calls for peace at Dallas memorial service for five police officers

Barack Obama, peace, Dallas, memorial, service, police officers

Barack Obama on Tuesday paid tribute to the five officers killed in Dallas last week, as he insisted that racial discrimination still existed in the US and protesters against police ...

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More than 30 people fall ill in apparent mass drug overdose in New York

30, people, ill, drug, overdose, New York

More than two dozen people have fallen ill in an apparent mass drug overdose on a New York City street corner, sparking warnings from police and health officials about the ...

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