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Decision bars federal courts from hearing new evidence not presented in a state court as a result of ineffective legal counsel
Outgoing Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has sharply criticized Russian leader Vladimir Putin for the killings of innocent civilians in Ukraine, saying while the two of them have been tagged as killers, “I kill criminals, I don’t kill children and the elderly.”
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Commons Speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle is an animal lover with a menagerie of pets.
After making it through the spring planting season, sometimes with the help of bulletproof vests and helmets, Ukraine's farmers are facing another challenge – finding enough diesel for the harvest to come. The war with Russia cut fuel supplies just as farmers stepped up work for the spring season and they have lost about 85% of their normal supplies since the conflict started on Feb. 24, farmers, fuel distributors and analysts say. The total area planted with grain this spring is already expected to be up to 30% smaller than last year because of the fighting, and yields could drop too if farmers don't get fuel so they can apply chemicals and harvest crops at the right time.
There are “notable data gaps” in how banks understand the risks of global warming, officials said.
The European Union's top official has said the 27-nation bloc should avoid becoming dependent on untrustworthy countries, as it did with Russia and its fossil fuels, amid the transition towards a greener economy.
Negotiations for a peace deal cannot resume until Russia pulls out troops, president says
Sue Gray's Partygate report “lays bare the rot” Boris Johnson has spread in Downing Street, Sir Keir Starmer has suggested. Responding to the prime minister's statement and apology in the House of Commons, the Labour leader suggested the government has treated the British people with “utter contempt”. “That report lays bare the rot that under this prime minister has spread in No 10,” Mr Starmer said.
LONDON (Reuters) -Sterling was flat against the dollar and rose against the euro on Wednesday, having briefly lost ground against both currencies following publication of a report detailing COVID lockdown-breaching parties at the office of Britain's prime minister. A failure of leadership was to blame for a culture that led to the alchohol-fuelled gatherings being held, the report by senior official Sue Gray said. After its conclusions emerged, sterling fell as much as 0.4% against the dollar but by 1432 GMT was flat at $1.2530.
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The BBC is “open-minded” about becoming a subscription service, its director general and chairman both said on Monday, as they acknowledged that the corporation faces an “existential question”.
DOLLOW, Somalia (Reuters) -Hacked-off thorn branches encircle two mounds of earth heaped over the tiny bodies of Halima Hassan Abdullahi's twin granddaughters. "She is malnourished and her two babies died of hunger," Abdullahi said at the Kaxareey camp which sprang up in January and now houses 13,000 people. With global focus on Ukraine, aid agencies and the United Nations are desperate to attract attention to a calamity they say is shaping up to be comparable to Somalia's 2011 famine.
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Retailers have been accused of raising profit margins since the cut in fuel duty.
Video shows teacher beating a student for dozing off in class
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday dismissed the president of state oil giant Petrobras, who had been in the job for only 40 days.
Race action plan for England and Wales includes apology and history lessons on policing of black people
Labour Leader Sir Keir Starmer asks what "attracted" Boris Johnson to a "U-turn" on a windfall tax on the week the Sue Gray report is published. The Prime Minister responds by accusing Labour of being a tax raising party, saying "they absolutely love to confiscate other people's assets".