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Spy attack: Russia warns UK it is 'playing with fire'

Britain has been warned by Russia it is “playing with fire and will be sorry” as it sought to keep foreign powers on-side over the Salisbury poisoning. British ambassador Karen Pierce said she would take no lectures from Moscow and “stick to the facts” in a heated emergency session of …

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Kenneally victims meet Minister for Justice

Victims of Waterford paedophile Bill Kenneally have met Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan. The meeting, which took place in the Department offices in Dublin, focused on the proposed Terms of Reference for a Commission of Investigation into matters surrounding Kenneally. The former sports coach and accountant is currently serving a sentence for having …

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Religious instruction may be given up for points – TUI

Students may give up religious instruction in order to gain an advantage in the points race if a controversial Department of Education policy is implemented, according to the Teachers Union of Ireland. In February, the Department issued a circular saying that where students exercised their constitutional right not to attend …

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Lester aims for better effort as Cubs face Brewers

MILWAUKEE — The major-league season is barely a week old, but it will almost certainly be a playoff-like atmosphere at Miller Park this weekend as the Milwaukee Brewers face the Chicago Cubs in a four-game series. After leading the National League Central — and the defending World Series champs — …

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Fat-shamed teen buys every cupcake in shop as revenge

The teen spent $54 on cupcakes after another customer allegedly made offensive comments.  (iStock) A teenager who claims she was fat-shamed by a fellow customer while standing in line at a bakery got sweet revenge — spending $54 to buy every cupcake in the store. Vega Blossom, 19, stopped by …

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Germany’s biggest lender is in the doldrums

JOHN CRYAN has spent almost three years on the thankless task of revitalising Germany’s biggest bank. Deutsche Bank’s shares fetch around €11 ($13.50) each. That is less than half their price when he became joint chief executive in July 2015 (he became sole boss 11 months later) and an eighth …

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Qatar Emir to Meet Trump on April 10: Qatar News Agency

CAIRO (Reuters) – Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani will meet U.S. President Donald Trump on April 10 in Washington, the state news agency QNA reported on late Thursday. Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani speaks during a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin in …

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