Sputnik International
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More than 14,000 cases of bribery were detected in 2016 in Russia, which is 4.4 percent more than last year's figure of 13,938, according to a report.
Washington Free Beacon
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BBC Parliament
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blood safety are on the grounds that they hold legally privileged material which still has the potential for future litigation. There are also 206 files containing documents covering the period from 1986-1995 that have been published in the National Archives website and are available to the public. We cannot provide a figure for the number of individual documents which are being.
TIME - Top Stories
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I have not committed a sin. Maybe this is the reason God put me on this earth, to live an authentic life and bring the issue of gender forward. Jenner doesn't miss sports . Jenner's story is a sports story, about a kid who grew up aimless until finding a purpose in competitive sports and becoming an American sensation. But throughout the memoir, the decathlete describes sports more as a diversion than an end in itself. She ponders whether she felt she had more to prove in the sports arena, and more focus, because she had more to hide. Stifling feelings about being a woman may have helped lead to greatness, she suggests, while also delaying her coming out when life as a public figure followed. She describes looking in the mirror, naked, the day after the Olympics and experiencing the feeling that she had overcome nothing.
Voice Of America
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Blair hinted he was considering making a parliamentary comeback and standing himself. Voters, he says, should consider candidates' positions on Brexit, and cast their votes accordingly, backing any candidate regardless of party affiliation on that basis alone. He wants to tie Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May’s hands when she comes to negotiate an exit deal with the European bloc. May announced last week a snap poll, flying in the face of previous promises not to call an early election. Conservatives June 8 favorites With Labor ranks in disarray over the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn, a hard-left figure who has seen several rebellions against him by moderate Labor lawmakers, the Conservatives are odds-on favorites to win the June 8 election and to increase substantially their 17-seat majority in the House of Commons. Some pollsters predict Labor could see their lowest tally since 1935 when the party secured just 154 seats in a 600-plus seat legislature, after an internecine war broke out in the party during the Great Depression.
BBC News 24
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The News of the World, News International settled something in the region of 1,000 claims and that went ran into hundreds of millions of pounds. So that figure that Mirror Group Newspapers put aside of £26 million may well have to be reviewed and reviewed upwards dramatically. As I say, proceedings are still ongoing in court, but we have seen today really the breadth of the hacking. We've, a.
BBC News 24
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eight people had claims settled including Sadie Frost who received £260,000, that was the highest settlement figure until today. Last year, some 21 public figures also settled claims including the actor Nigel Havers, but the court proceedings is still continuing. Up to 40 claims and the BBC understands that.
Live Science
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For robots to be most useful when working alongside humans, we'll have to figure out how to make robots that can literally lend us a hand when our own two are not enough.
Sky News
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to 80%, the true figure could be closer to 600 billion pieces of plastic, an underestimate with alarming.
BBC News 24
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involved are larger. Previously the largest settlement order was £260,000, which was first Sadie Frost. The issue for the Mirror group newspapers is not only that the money, the damages they have 2p, the settlement the figure they have debate, appear to be rising but also the legal costs around these.
BBC News 24
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cases enormous. The Mirror group newspapers have put aside £26 million to look after all of these claims. We know there are another 50 or so claims in the pipeline. But that figure of £26 million may be one that they will do look seriously at reviewing and increasing. As I.
Sky News
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It's looking genuinely likely with recent polling that she might actually, the Conservatives might actually, get a majority of seats, the most seats in Wales for the first time since the 1850s, since before - Unbelievable? Yes. Since before the era of mass democracy. A crazy figure
The Canary
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Hemmings Daily
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The interior was equally eye-catching, with a red-rimmed steering wheel perfectly matching the reptile-skin upholstery and complementing the richly finished Purpleheart wood trimmings around the cabin. Under the long hood was the Model S's race-proven SOHC straight-six engine that displaced 6.8 liters (leading to its 680 name- a.k.a. 414 cubic inches) through a 98 x 150 mm bore and stroke. Masterminded by Ferdinand Porsche , this engine was fitted with a vertically-mounted Roots-type supercharger that, when engaged by pressing the throttle to the floor, bumped horsepower from 120 to 180. This power was sent to the rear wheels through a floor-shifted four-speed manual transmission, and the car was capable of well over 100 MPH. This unique Saoutchik Benz first went to auction in 2006, where it reportedly brought more than $3 million; it was again auctioned in 2008, when a similar figure was achieved.
Autocar
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Due to the car’s hardcore nature and reduced production numbers, prices will increase significantly over the 488 GTB. An entry-level figure of over £215,000 is possible. The 488 GTO’s name follows a trend first set by the 288 GTO, which arrived in 1984 as a harder version of the 308 GTB. Read more: Ferrari 458 Speciale MM - one-off supercar revealed
Den of Geek
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Gurira made a big splash on The Walking Dead as zombie-decapitating sword-slasher Michonne, but she's set to take on an equally hardcore role in the Black Panther movie. Gurira will play Okoye - a member of Wakanda's Dora Milaje - in the 2018 blockbuster. The Dora Milaje were a group originally set up to be wives-in-training, but who have firmly established themselves as a highly skilled protection detail for the king of Wakanda. Sterling K Brown, meanwhile, is set to play N’Jobu in the blockbuster superhero story “a figure from TChalla aka Black Panther’s past”. That sounds incredibly ominous, but details are thin on the ground as to what the two men's relationship might be. Black Panther synopsis Kevin Feige has talked briefly about the Black Panther story, confirming that "i t's a big geo-political action adventure that focuses on the family and royal struggle of T'Challa in Wakanda, and what is means to be a king.
ABC News - Money
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McDonald's says a key sales figure rose in the first quarter, including in its flagship U.S. market
ABC News - Money
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McDonald's says a key sales figure rose in the first quarter, including in its flagship U.S. market
Proactive Investors USA
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Daily Mail - USA
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Sky News
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Labour seats could go to the Conservatives and that would be an extraordinary figure. Almost like the black Knight in a Monty Python and the holy Grail, hoping to a lot of limbs of the Labour vote, just leaving the party as an English.
Sky News
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the vote here. That obviously is an extraordinary figure, a lot of election analysts are looking at that suggesting if the Conservatives were to become the majority party here in terms of the number of MPs they had,.
Bleacher Report
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Following the Portland Trail Blazers ' 128-103 playoff-elimination loss to the Golden State Warriors on Monday, Blazers guard Damian Lillard expressed the need to be "obsessed" in order to take down the Dubs. According to ESPN.com's Chris Haynes , Lillard said: "You have to be obsessed with that because you know that they're so good that they're going to be there. That's who you're going to have to get through to get to where you want to get to. That's what it is." Lillard had a strong series individually with averages of 27.8 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.3 assists, but Portland lost three of the four games by at least 12 points, even with Kevin Durant missing two contests. While the Blazers' 2016-17 season is over, Lillard knows they'll eventually have to figure out how to beat the Warriors. "You also got to understand that if you ever want to get out the West, you're going to have to go through them," Lillard said.
Politico
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http://bit.ly/2p08J9f -- AP: “Trump’s 100-days promises: Fewer than half carried out,” by Jill Colvin and Calvin Woodward. http://apne.ws/2oGPlv9 ABOUT THOSE 100 DAYS -- THE RESISTANCE: “Trump has enabled the Democratic Party to overlook its serious problems,” by Gabe Debenedetti: “By most traditional measures, the Democratic Party hit rock bottom at the outset of Donald Trump’s presidency. The Democratic National Committee was leaderless and in shambles. Congress and the White House were under Republican control, as were about two-thirds of the statehouses. Perhaps the most popular national figure associated with the party, Sen. Bernie Sanders, refused to even call himself a Democrat. “Yet Trump’s first 100 days in office appear to have resuscitated the party, if for no reason other than the rank-and-file loathe him so deeply and furiously.