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The struggle to win the vote was long and arduous, but in 1918 these fearless women won. "It would be a fitting tribute to pardon them now", said Sam Smethers, chief executive of gender equality and women's rights charity the Fawcett Society.
  • Former F1 model calls decision to ban grid girls

    Former F1 model calls decision to ban grid girls

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    In fact, it's hard, as a woman, to know whether to burst with pride over this hitherto unsung contribution or to ask why the grid - whatever that is - should be so excessively small, or hard to spot, that drivers are unable to get on and off it without the orientation offered by young women in tight clothing.
  • Syria could also be making new varieties of chemical weapons

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    US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis recently threatened Syria with a military action if hard evidence is found to back up the claims of another sarin attack in Syria. The French government announced Tuesday that it is freezing the assets of companies that help furnish material to the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center, a Syrian lab accused of producing chemical weapons.
  • Mourinho drops Pogba in favour of McTominay for Huddersfield clash

    Mourinho drops Pogba in favour of McTominay for Huddersfield clash

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    Phil Jones allowed Harry Kane to win a header from the kick-off and, with the rest of the United defence caught flat-footed, Dele Alli pounced with a deft pass that Eriksen steered home from close-range. United are in second place, 15 points behind City with 13 matches left. "If you have done it once you know the impossible is possible in football".
  • More Iranian women join protest against forced hijab code

    More Iranian women join protest against forced hijab code

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    Covered woman wearing chador and hijab downtown Tehran. In one photo which attracted a lot of attention on social media, a cleric is seen atop a telecom box, waving a flag of the Islamic Republic. Women showing their hair in public can be jailed for up to two months or fined $25. Another viral video shows an elderly lady who - in solidarity with the protestors - climbs a fountain base, takes off her white headscarf and waves it with her walking stick.
  • Trump Asked Rod Rosenstein If He Was 'On My Team'

    Trump Asked Rod Rosenstein If He Was 'On My Team'

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    President Donald Trump offered a cryptic answer when asked if he planned to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein after reading a highly-controversial memo compiled by Republican House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes .
  • 2 students shot at middle school in Los Angeles

    2 students shot at middle school in Los Angeles

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    Los Angeles police booked the child on suspicion of negligent discharge of a firearm on Thursday after a gun was sacked at Sal Castro Middle School . Aerial footage from KTLA helicopters shows two officers escorting a handcuffed young female off the campus, but it's unclear if she's the suspect in the incident.
  • Stormy Daniels Avoids Trump Questions On

    Stormy Daniels Avoids Trump Questions On "Jimmy Kimmel Show"

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    When Kimmel started to read details of her alleged encounters with Trump, Clifford interrupted: "I thought this was a talk show, not a horror movie". Cohen denied the report and provided WSJ with an email that denied having received a settlement from Trump, signed " Stormy Daniels ". Her attorney confirmed to The Associated Press that his client's signed statement was authentic.
  • Pentagon unveils policy focused on deterring Russian Federation with smaller nukes

    Pentagon unveils policy focused on deterring Russian Federation with smaller nukes

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    The focus on Russian Federation is in line with the Pentagon shifting priorities from the fight against Islamist militants to "great power competition" with Moscow and Beijing. Greg Weaver, deputy director of strategic capabilities at the Pentagon, said the United States would be willing to limit developing the missile if Russian Federation would "redress the imbalance in non-strategic nuclear forces".
  • Criminal complaint against Douglas Haig

    Criminal complaint against Douglas Haig

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    The charges against Douglas Haig were filed in federal court Friday. Neither Haig nor his lawyer could be reached for immediate comment after news of the criminal case broke Friday afternoon. "He paid me, put it in his vehicle, went on his way - at no time did he seem suspicious". "I've seen all kinds of people". Up until Haig's name emerged, the only other person of interest named in the Vegas shooting was Paddock's girlfriend, Marilou Danley.
  • Kenyan government ignores court order over broadcasting ban

    Kenyan government ignores court order over broadcasting ban

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    In recent days, the government's apparent censorship has made headlines worldwide. Three journalists from NTV Kenya who had spent the night in their newsroom, fearing arrest from police encamped outside and after warnings that they would be taken in imminently as their lawyers took their cases to court, said they expected broadcasting to resume shortly, Reuters reported.
  • India vs Australia Live Cricket Score and Updates from Bay Oval

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    And if India beats Australia , we will lift the fourth Under-19 World Cup trophy. Prithvi Shaw and his men chased the total easily to finally claim the title. Read Also: Photos: Meet leading stars of India's U-19 team. and flashback to Virat Kohli's U-19 daysUnder coach Rahul Dravid , the side has looked dominant in all their games.
  • Test of Hawaii's Missile Interceptor Was a Flop

    Test of Hawaii's Missile Interceptor Was a Flop

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    Two officials from the Defense Department who sought to have their identities withheld said that the interceptor missile had failed to neutralize the incoming missile which was a dummy. It is a key element in the United States' defense against the intercontinental ballistic missiles that North Korea has threatened to launch against the nation.