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May and Corbyn cross UK in attempt to sway voters on final day of campaigning

May, Corbyn, UK, attempt, sway, voters

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn criss-crossed the country on the final day of a hard-fought campaign in which the Conservatives remained clear favourites to secure an overall majority despite an ...

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Polygraph for pedophiles: how virtual reality is used to assess sex offenders

Polygraph, pedophiles, virtual reality, assess, sex offenders

In a maximum security mental health facility in Montreal is a “cave-like” virtual reality vault that’s used to show images of child sexual abuse to sex offenders. Patients sit inside ...

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Who is Christopher Wray, Trump’s pick to replace Comey as FBI director?

Christopher Wray, Trump, replace, Comey, FBI director

After Donald Trump’s abrupt firing of the FBI director, James Comey, last month, former agents said the bureau’s rank-and-file wanted one thing: a fiercely independent replacement who would restore the ...

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James Comey reveals concerns about Trump in devastating account to Congress

James Comey, reveals, concerns, Trump, devastating, Congress

The fired FBI chief, James Comey, has publicly revealed how Donald Trump put pressure on him to shut down an investigation into a senior adviser’s links to Russia. Trump asked ...

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Iranian military blames Saudis after 12 killed in Tehran terrorist attack

Iranian military, blames, Saudis, 12 killed, Tehran, terrorist attack

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have blamed Saudi Arabia for the first terrorist attack claimed by Islamic State in their country, setting the stage for spiralling tensions between the two rivals at ...

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OECD: outlook for global economy is ‘better, but not good enough’

OECD, outlook, global, economy

Rising inflation and weak wage growth will leave Britain rooted to the bottom of the league table for living standards among the west’s richest countries in 2018, the Organisation for ...

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Oldest Homo sapiens bones ever found shake foundations of the human story

Fossils recovered from an old mine on a desolate mountain in Morocco have rocked one of the most enduring foundations of the human story: that Homo sapiens arose in a ...

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Trump’s attack on London mayor ‘indefensible’, says former CIA chief

Michael Hayden, the former head of the CIA and NSA, has described Donald Trump’s criticism of the London mayor, Sadiq Khan, as “stunning” and “indefensible”, saying that he understands the ...

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The Mummy review – Tom Cruise returns in poorly bandaged corpse reviver

Be afraid, for here it is … again … emerging waxily from the darkness. This disturbing figure must surely be thousands of years old by now, a princeling worshipped as ...

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Kansas abandons massive tax cuts that provided model for Trump’s plan

Kansas has rejected the years-long tax-cutting experiment that brought its governor, Sam Brownback, to international attention and provided a model for the Trump administration’s troubled tax plans. In a warning ...

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