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Parliament vote to reveal extent of anger over May's Brexit plan

Parliament vote to reveal extent of anger over May's Brexit planBy William James LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will face the anger of Brexit supporters in her party on Monday when they try to force her to change course on her strategy for leaving the European Union. May is battling for her political survival after announcing a Brexit negotiating strategy that enraged eurosceptics in her Conservative Party, who see it as a plan to keep Britain too closely tied to Brussels. The size of the threat should become clear on Monday when lawmakers vote on amendments to legislation on the government's post-Brexit customs regime, with leading eurosceptics set to vote in favor of amendments that May opposes and back their own proposals to toughen up her exit plan.


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Elon Musk launches baseless attack on Thai cave rescue diver 

Elon Musk launches baseless attack on Thai cave rescue diver Elon Musk came under fire on Sunday after launching an extraordinary and baseless attack on a British diver who masterminded the successful rescue of 12 young Thai footballers, falsely calling him a “pedo” on social media. Mr Musk’s shocking attack on expert cave explorer Vernon Unsworth included claims that he had never seen Mr Unsworth at the cave and - the false claim - that he was a paedophile. The attack by Mr Musk, 47, came after the experienced cave diver rubbished the Telsa CEO’s plans to use a miniature submarine to save the boys. Vernon Unsworth, who led the rescue operation, had earlier accused the tech entrepreneur of creating a "PR stunt", saying Mr Musk "can stick his submarine where it hurts". "It just had absolutely no chance of working. He had no conception of what the cave passage was like," Mr Unsworth told CNN last week. "The submarine, I believe, was about five-foot-six long, rigid, so it wouldn't have gone round corners or round any obstacles." A "tiny kid-sized submarine" produced by Elon Musk's Space X rocket company being tested in a swimming pool in California   Credit: AP In a series of tweets, presented without evidence, responding to a journalist, Mr Musk shot back.: “Never saw this British expat guy who lives in Thailand (sus) at any point when we were in the caves. Only people in sight were the Thai navy/army guys, who were great. Thai navy seals escorted us in — total opposite of wanting us to leave.” In case his use of “(sus)” left room for doubt, Mr Musk doubled-down on his remarks, adding in later tweets: “Sorry pedo guy, you really did ask for it”. Mr Musk has since deleted the tweets. Neither Mr Musk or Mr Unsworth could be reached for comment on Sunday evening. Why Elon Musk is the Donald Trump of the tech world It is understood that Mr Unsworth has expert local knowledge of the Tham Luang cave system where the boys were trapped, and has several years of experience diving there. Mr Musk had earlier been mocked online after the Thai football team and its

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Mexico earthquake reveals lost ancient temple inside pyramid

Mexico earthquake reveals lost ancient temple inside pyramidArchaeologists scanning a Mexican pyramid which was damaged by an earthquake have uncovered an ancient temple inside. A 7.1-magnitude earthquake which hit Mexico last September caused considerable damage to the country’s historical sites – including the Teopanzolco pyramid in the southern state of Morelos. Among what remains of the temple – which measured 6m by 4m (20ft by 13ft) – archaeologists found an incense burner and ceramic crockery.


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Syria rebels evacuate 'cradle' of uprising as Israel strikes north

Syria rebels evacuate 'cradle' of uprising as Israel strikes northHundreds of Syrian rebels and their relatives left the southern city of Daraa on Sunday under a deal to bring the "cradle" of the country's uprising back under government control. Just hours after the transfers, Syria accused its longtime enemy Israel of trying to support the rebels by targeting a Syrian army position in the war-ravaged country's north. After securing Damascus in May, President Bashar al-Assad turned his attention to rebels in the strategic south, where protests against his rule first erupted in 2011.


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