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People Northern Ireland Secretary quits as UK PM shuffles cabinet
Author: 0 Northern Ireland Secretary quits as UK PM shuffles cabinet

In a letter to May, Brokenshire said that "as a result of my forthcoming surgery I will not be able to give the effort, energy and complete focus needed at this important time". "While it is typical of you that your first thought was not for yourself, but for your duties as a Cabinet Minister and public servant, it is absolutely right that you should put your health first, for your sake and that of your family", she said.

People Patrick McLoughlin resigns as Conservative chairman
Author: 0 Patrick McLoughlin resigns as Conservative chairman

Patrick McLoughlin has confirmed that he is no longer the chairman of the Conservative party, telling reporters that after eight years in cabinet, he had had a "very good run". It was Theresa May's first major reshuffle since taking office in 2016. Although previously an immigration minister, this is Lewis' first step up the cabinet.

People Flight of the Conchords to return with one-hour special
Author: 0 Flight of the Conchords to return with one-hour special

Yup, Jermaine Clement has revealed that the cult HBO favourite - which originally ended in 2009 - is on its way back, telling Entertainment Tonight that a revival episode is indeed in the works. The Conchords previously toured the U.S.in 2016. "It's pretty close, we're going to film a pilot", said Clement, who declined to identify the outlet.

People What caused protests to flare up in Iran?
Author: 0 What caused protests to flare up in Iran?

Iranian émigrés also staged numerous antigovernment demonstrations in front of Iranian embassies around the world during the weekend - including The Hague, Berlin and Hamburg, Stockholm, London, and Paris. The Iranian people know the truth. Briefing the Security Council, Taye-Brook Zerihoun, Assistant United Nations Secretary-General for Political Affairs, said the demonstrations taking place in Iran were a fundamental expression of human rights, and a powerful exhibition of fearless people ...

People Caller reports himself driving drunk
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Polk County Sheriff's Office wrote on Facebook that they managed to track Lester down before anyone was hurt. The Polk County Sheriff's Office says Michael Lester made the call to them, from his auto, while he was drunk. When he did so, he revealed: "Look, I'm parked in the middle of the road", before sirens could be heard in the background shortly afterwards. He told a deputy he'd had only two beers, then said he'd had more like three or four, then added that he'd swallowed meth earlier, ...

People Trump boasts of being 'a very stable genius'
Author: 0 Trump boasts of being 'a very stable genius'

Mr Tillerson dismissed suggestions that his stint as top USA diplomat is coming to an end, amid reports of a rocky relationship with Mr Trump . In a series of tweets on Saturday, Trump hit out at the "Democrats and their lapdogs, the Fake News Mainstream Media", as he argued that his two greatest assets in life have been "mental stability and being, like, really smart".

People Fire breaks out at Trump Tower in NYC
Author: 0 Fire breaks out at Trump Tower in NYC

Trump was at the White House when the fire broke out. The fire is reported to have started around 7am local time near the top of the Fifth Avenue high rise, which contains both residences and businesses. The fire is reportedly under control and no injuries or loss of life have been reported. News reported that the fire appeared to be caused by an electrical issue.

People BBC China editor Carrie Gracie quits in gender pay row
Author: 0 BBC China editor Carrie Gracie quits in gender pay row

Gracie - a China specialist who is fluent in Mandarin - said "the BBC belongs to you, the licence fee payer". Presenting the corporation's flagship "Today" program on Monday alongside John Humphrys, the BBC's highest-paid news broadcaster, Gracie said the support she'd received for her decision had been "very moving" and showed the degree of frustration among many over the issue of equal pay.

People India's Supreme Court to review 2013 order criminalizing gay sex
Author: 0 India's Supreme Court to review 2013 order criminalizing gay sex

Chief Justice Dipak Misra, Justices AM Khanwilkar, and DY Chandrachud stated that the issue arising out of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code ( IPC ) needs to be debated upon by a larger bench. "A right to sexuality, sexual autonomy and freedom to choose a sexual partner forms the cornerstone of human dignity which is protected under Article 21 of the Constitution", the petition said.

People Check your tickets! Three NC Powerball tickets win
Author: 0 Check your tickets! Three NC Powerball tickets win

The $560 million prize, the sixth-largest Powerball jackpot ever, came a year and a half after another New Hampshire player cashed in a $487 million Powerball ticket. The retailer will receive a $100,000 bonus for selling the ticket. He told The Telegram : "I'm very excited and overwhelmed". "Traveling. Traveling.

People Past Female Golden Globes Winners to Empower Your Mood
Author: 0 Past Female Golden Globes Winners to Empower Your Mood

Nominee Emma Stone is also taking tennis champ and advocate Billie Jean King , who the actress portrayed in the film " Battle of the Sexes ". Meryl is one of many celebs bringing activists to the Globes as part of the Time's Up initiative.

People Johnson enjoys two-shot lead at Tour of Champions
Author: 0 Johnson enjoys two-shot lead at Tour of Champions

The American star, who finished the week 24 under through 72 holes, already holed out for eagle on the par-four 12th during the third round and he one-upped his previous efforts - almost recording a hole-in-one on the same hole. Joining Spieth in a share of fifth is world No.1 Dustin Johnson , who has picked up a shot during the first 11 holes. Jon Rahm is a further two shots back after charging up the standings on the third day.

People Israel Releases Blacklist Of 20 'Boycott' Groups
Author: 0 Israel Releases Blacklist Of 20 'Boycott' Groups

Erdan's office said the list would be provided to Israel's immigration authority, but it wasn't clear how the ban would be enforced, including for Israeli citizens who might be members of the groups. "I will act against this by every means". "We answered the call for divestment from apartheid South Africa and we have done the same with the call for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions from Palestinians who have faced decades of human rights violations", said Kerri Kennedy, AFSC's associate ...

People Rallying: Qatar's al-Attiyah leads Dakar after day one in Peru
Author: 0 Rallying: Qatar's al-Attiyah leads Dakar after day one in Peru

The opening stage, between Lima and Pisco, was only 31 km long over sand dunes, an apparently easy beginning to get into the race rhythm, but the drivers started after noon with a high sun, which made it hard to see the circuit's shifting surface conditions, reports Efe.

People Houston police searching for missing TAMU football reporter
Author: 0 Houston police searching for missing TAMU football reporter

The roommate last heard from Roland around midnight when she sent a text saying she was anxious she was being followed from a Walgreens by a man in a blue truck, KPRC-TV reported. Courtney Roland, a writer for Rivals.com and AggieYell.com, in Houston , went missing just after midnight Saturday. Roland's roommate told Click 2 Houston that she received a text from Roland at around 12:30 a.m.

People Everything I have done is 100% proper: Donald Trump on Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Everything I have done is 100% proper: Donald Trump on Russian Federation probe

A Los Angeles Times investigation shows that Mueller's team is looking into an interaction between a Russian lawyer and Ivanka Trump that took place during her fathers 2016 presidential campaign. "Maybe Hillary is, I don't know, but I'm not", he said. According to the new book Fire and Fury , by Michael Wolff, Bannon blasted Trump Jr. shortly after the story broke that he had met with Russians in Trump Tower.

Author: 0 May defends her record as she signals major cabinet reshuffle

It is unclear, however, whether she will announce a direct replacement for Damian Green who was forced to quit as her effective deputy after he admitted lying over the alleged discovery of pornographic material on his House of Commons computer during a police raid in 2008.

People Kevin Mirallas leaves Everton for Olympiakos on loan
Author: 0 Kevin Mirallas leaves Everton for Olympiakos on loan

Mirallas found playing time hard to come by this season for Everton , making just five appearances with two of those coming in the starting XI. Mirallas joined Everton from Olympiacos in 2012 when he was signed by David Moyes for £6m.

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