Jeremy Hunt 'highly likely' to launch leadership bid - Spectator magazine

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is "highly likely" to launch a bid to succeed David Cameron as prime minister, the political editor of the Spectator magazine tweeted on Monday, without citing sources. "Understand Jeremy Hunt highly likely to throw his hat into the Tory (Conservative) leadership contest," James Forsyth said on Twitter. Cameron said on Friday he would stay on no...

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US Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion law US Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion law

Supreme Court hands a major victory to abortion-rights campaigners, striking down Texas' contentious 2013 abortion law.

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White House hopeful Clinton teams up with liberal Warren for Ohio event White House hopeful Clinton teams up with liberal Warren for Ohio event

By Amanda Becker CINCINNATI, Ohio - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and liberal favourite Elizabeth Warren campaigned together for the first time on Monday in Ohio, bringing a populist economic message to a swing state that could be vital in November's White House showdown with Republican Donald Trump. Warren, a leader of the party's progressive wing and a...

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German politicians, activists file complaint against Turkey's Erdogan

German lawmakers, rights activists and celebrities said on Monday they had filed a civil suit against Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and some of his aides for what they called "war crimes" in counter-terrorism operations against Kurdish militants. Chancellor Angela Merkel now faces mounting domestic pressure to hold Erdogan accountable for human rights abuses after last...

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Pakistani clerics declare transgender marriages legal under Islamic law

By Mubasher Bukhari LAHORE, Pakistan (Reuters) - A group of clerics in Pakistan has declared marriage between transgender individuals permissible in Islam, saying they have a right to be buried in Muslim ceremonies, according to a copy of a religious edict Reuters obtained on Monday. Transgender people also have full rights under Islamic inheritance law, the Tanzeem Ittehad-i-Ummat Pakistan, a...

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Yazidi victim demands genocide trial for IS leaders Yazidi victim demands genocide trial for IS leaders

Nadia Murad, a slight, soft spoken Yazidi woman from Iraq, endured a three-month nightmare as a sex slave of the Islamic State (IS) group.

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Trump emails: Can you spare $10 to help elect a billionaire? Trump emails: Can you spare $10 to help elect a billionaire?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The billionaire running for president now seeks to convince millions of Americans to give him money.

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Turkish president apologizes for downing of Russian jet Turkish president apologizes for downing of Russian jet

MOSCOW (AP) — Turkey's president has apologized to Moscow for the downing of a Russian military jet at the Syrian border, Russian and Turkish officials said Monday, a move that could open the way for easing a bitter strain in Russia-Turkey ties.

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Modi defends under-fire outgoing RBI chief Rajan

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised outgoing Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan on Monday, days after the central bank chief made public his decision to stand down after ...

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Kremlin says Turkey apologized for shooting down Russian jet

By Jack Stubbs and Dmitry Solovyov MOSCOW (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has apologized to Russian leader Vladimir Putin over last year's shooting down of a Russian air force jet by Turkey's military, the Kremlin said on Monday, opening the way for Russia to lift economic sanctions. The Russian jet was shot down, with the loss of the pilot, in November while it...

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