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Trump says NFL criticism has ‘nothing to do with race’

President Donald Trump gave an impromptu press briefing while boarding Air Force One on Sunday evening to address his criticism of NFL players who took a knee during the national anthem.  He told reporters that his criticism has ‘nothing’ to do with race, saying: ‘I never said anything about race. ‘This has nothing to do with race or anything else. This has to do with respect for our country and respect for our flag.’ Upon his return to the White House he tweeted: ‘Sports fans should never condone players that…

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QUENTIN LETTS watches Labour’s Sunday devotions

Brothers and sisters who mentioned the name of Comrade Jeremy found themselves clapped hard, even interrupted by football crowd-style chants of the leader’s name What ho from Brighton, or more properly ‘greetings from the central commissariat of Corbynism’. As Labour gathered for its Sunday devotions (not church, alas, but conference), a high tide lapped under the town’s lovely pier. In the conference hall it certainly felt like high tide for the Bennite Left. Brothers and sisters who mentioned the name of Comrade Jeremy found themselves clapped hard, even interrupted by…

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The Latest: Anti-migrant AfD led vote in Germany’s Saxony

BERLIN (AP) – The latest on Germany’s national election (all times local): 2 a.m. The nationalist Alternative for Germany party has won the biggest share of the vote in the eastern state of Saxony during Sunday’s parliamentary elections. Leader of the Thuringia AfD, Alternative for Germany Party, Bjoern Hoecke, right, reacts after the first projections for the German general elections in Erfurt, Germany, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. The anti-migrant AfD party won about 13 percent of the vote in Sunday’s election, meaning it will enter Germany’s parliament for the first…

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Letter reveals how Charles sought second opinion on Diana

The Queen’s former physician feared Princess Diana was suffering from an obscure mental disorder that risked ‘dynastic disaster’, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. The choice of words suggests Sir John Batten, who treated Diana in the early years of her marriage, believed the ‘dangerous’ condition was genetic and might be passed to her children. Another Royal Household doctor and two senior medical figures are said to have shared his startling concerns. Their views are detailed in an extraordinary letter written in February 1983 by prominent psychotherapist Dr Alan McGlashan,…

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Trump trying to turn around GOP holdouts on health bill

WASHINGTON (AP) – Unwilling to concede defeat on a bedrock GOP promise, President Donald Trump on Saturday tried to sway two Republican holdouts on the party’s last-ditch health care hope while clawing at his nemesis who again has brought the “Obamacare” repeal-and-replace effort to the brink of failure. Trump appealed to Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a possible “no” vote, to swing around for the sake of Alaskans up in arms over high insurance costs, and suggested that Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul might reverse his stated opposition “for the good of the…

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Chancellor and Boris in all-out Brexit war

The Cabinet split over Brexit erupted into a bitter all-out war last night after allies of Boris Johnson went on the attack against Philip Hammond. In an unprecedented clash between the great offices of state, the Foreign Secretary’s supporters claimed that Theresa May’s Florence speech had thwarted the Chancellor’s bid to lock Britain into a five-year transition period after Brexit. Mr Hammond’s camp reacted swiftly and furiously, calling it ‘total bulls***’. Mr Johnson’s allies then claimed that his bombshell article last weekend had stopped Mr Hammond from forcing the Prime Minister…

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Trump casts doubt over Iran nuclear deal after missile test

A TV grab taken on September 23, 2017 from the Iranian Republic Islamic Broadcasting (IRIB) shows a Khoramshahr missile being launched from an undisclosed location as Iran said it had successfully tested a new medium-range missile President Donald Trump gave a stark warning Saturday that cast growing uncertainty over whether a nuclear deal clinched with Iran would survive after the Islamic republic tested a new medium-range missile. State television carried footage of the launch of the Khoramshahr missile, which was first displayed at a high-profile military parade in Tehran on…

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Body language expert on Prince Harry and Melania Trump

With the world watching, Prince Harry and Melania Trump had their first meeting in Toronto on Saturday – the first sit-down between a member of the Royal Family and the First Family since the presidential election. It was predictably frosty and somewhat secretive; their 30 minute chat was kept private.  But a body language expert called in by DailyMail.com has shed light on their face-to-face which, they say, may have been just as uncomfortable as it looked. Patti Wood, who has studied body language for decades, was able to glean…

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After German vote, Europe can turn to patching euro’s flaws

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) – Sunday’s national election in Germany will sound the starting gun for a renewed debate on fixing flaws in Europe’s shared currency to prevent future crises. France’s new president, Emmanuel Macron has made it clear he is willing to push for change to strengthen the euro and is expected to make proposals in a major speech Tuesday. He is pushing for, among other things, a finance minister for the eurozone to oversee a central fiscal pot of money that could even out recessions in individual members. Even…

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David Davis ally says ‘almost 50 MPs want May out’

The number of Tory MPs who want the Prime Minister to resign now runs into ‘several dozen’, according to rebel leaders who have been taking the temperature on the backbenches since Theresa May’s General Election disaster. One MP, who has drawn up a list of those who ‘definitely’ want Mrs May to step down, said the number was ‘more than 25 but fewer than 30’. He said about half want her to go now, half want her to promise to quit immediately after Brexit. Sources close to David Davis claim…

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