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British schoolboy is ‘Romanian Prince Harry’ and THIRD in line to Romania’s throne

Nicholas Medforth-Mills, 32, attended a funeral for his grandfather, Romania’s late King Michael, on Saturday. All eyes were on the Royal and partner journalist Alina-Maria Binder. The couple is very popular and have been billed as Romania’s answer to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.  They are due to marry in a Romanian Orthodox ceremony next year in what is sure to be Bucharest’s wedding of the year. t emerged today the pair had already wed in a secret civil ceremony, but their official nuptials will take place in 2018. King…

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Even Trump wants Congress to save DREAMERS. So what’s the hold-up?

Get the THINK newsletter. SUBSCRIBE President Trump’s decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — which gave undocumented people brought to America as children an opportunity to remain in the only country many of them have known — was cruel, but it was also a sham. Even as he tried to pull the plug on DACA, President Trump asked Congress to stop him — and Republicans know it. Trump knows how important these young immigrants, known as DREAMERS, are to our economy, and he knows how disruptive…

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In the Arizona desert, coal era burns out for Navajo

BLACK MESA, Ariz. — Tradition has it that the spiritual forerunners of the Navajo people picked this spot — the high mesa land of the American Southwest — and assured the Navajo they had reached a kind of promised land. The Diné, or “children of the Holy People,” as the Navajo call themselves, were taught not to stray from the land bracketed by four sacred mountains, where they would never know the earthquakes, tornadoes and other calamities that beset their neighbors. The Navajo scratched out a living from the sparse…

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Kate Middleton pregnant: Duchess of Cambridge Christmas gift to the Queen revealed

Monday 18 December, 2017: 9:13am Will Meghan Markle have to curtsey to Kate Middleton once she marries Prince Harry? Neither woman has royal blood – but there are strict rules and protocol to follow. The current rules on who-curtseys-to-who were first drawn up by the Queen’s private secretary, in a document in 2005, entitled ‘Precedence Of The Royal Family To Be Observed At Court’ – its purpose was to clarify Camilla’s position in the hierarchy following her marriage to Charles. Royal expert Christopher Wilson revealed Meghan will always be expected…

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Melania Trump public opinion poll results SOAR – but is she ahead of Donald?

Melania Trump, 47, and Donald Trump, 71, have been First Lady and President of the USA for nearly a year. Now a new opinion poll has revealed how the couple are faring the eyes of the American public. Since moving into the The White House in June, Melania has been busy accompanying her husband on foreign tours and hosting events in Washington. Famed for her glamorous style, she has become one of the most photographed women in the world. And it seems her approach is working, as she has seen…

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Two months later, California wildfire victims begin to rebuild

SANTA ROSA, Calif. — Jennafer Carlin Rosset had a bad feeling she wouldn’t be returning to her house when her family evacuated their Santa Rosa, California, home in October. “I knew it was going to be bad,” she told NBC News. “We had an alarm on our house and even though it wasn’t alarmed — basically when the house went up in flames, my husband got about 50 messages on his phone.” Two months later, fire-ravaged debris still litters many neighborhoods in Northern California, where 44 people died and more…

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Rohingya refugees tell harrowing tales of rape

Aerlyn Pfeil knows about rape. She’s worked with victims of sexual violence in South Sudan, Somalia and Papua New Guinea. But Pfeil has never seen anything like the sexual abuse victims in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh. “I’ve never had a population talk so freely about the assault that they were experiencing,” said Pfeil, a midwife who is on the board of Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders-USA. Rohingya refugees wait for cooked food to be distributed at Tengkhali camp near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Damir Sagolj / Reuters file “I…

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Russia Vs UK: Theresa May under pressure to make a move to upset Moscow

Theresa May is being pushed to ho head to head with Moscow in a move which will likely enrage the Kremlin. Senior politicians and Lords are attempting to introduce laws imposing visa bans on anyone known to have committed serious human right abuses. A “Magnitsky Act” could be used to stop people entering the country, although, there are cases where this already happens. Former Prime Minister David Cameron insisted Britain should follow the US and Canada and make official a law which can ban people currently free “to come and…

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi review, Star Wars’ most unpredictable film yet (SPOILERS)

LUCASFILM Star Wars: The Last Jedi takes a completely new direction, but it works wonders The franchise’s excellent eighth “episode” is the most unpredictable yet. Writer and director Rian Johnson offers twists, red herrings, shock deaths and one very unexpected resurrection. After the fun but very familiar The Force Awakens, a much-needed element of surprise has been returned to the galaxy far, far away. The biggest shock is Skywalker (Mark Hamill) himself. When Harrison Ford returned to the franchise two years ago, his mission was to supply retro thrills to…

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Guys and Dolls review: A smart production with a talented cast and remarkable effects

This is no mere matter of colour-blind casting but the most successful relocation of its kind since the townspeople of Titipu were transported to the Caribbean in The Black Mikado. It is remarkable how seamlessly Damon Runyon’s cast of gamblers, gangsters, showgirls and Salvationists adapts to the Harlem setting. Simon Hale’s orchestrations add blues, jazz and gospel rhythms to the classic Broadway score. So, Miss Adelaide’s Hot Box numbers have a ring of the Cotton Club and Nicely-Nicely Johnson’s Sit Down, You’re Rockin’ The Boat would fit neatly into the…

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