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Will Scotland Vote For Independence From UK?

The findings come just days after Theresa May ruled out a referendum for at least two years following the Scottish Parliament vote in favour of Holyrood requesting the powers to hold one. If it ...

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In a letter to PM May, Scotland's leader Sturgeon demands independence vote

In a letter to PM May, Scotland's leader Sturgeon demands independence vote

Brussels is expected to deliver its first response to London on Friday, followed by a summit of European Union leaders on April 29 to adopt their own guidelines, possibly taking weeks before formal ...

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In a letter to UK PM May, Scotland's leader demands independence vote

In a letter to UK PM May, Scotland's leader demands independence vote

Meanwhile, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon called Brexit "a reckless gamble", adding "it is clear, even at these very early stages, that the final deal is nearly certain to be worse economically than...

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Police make 'significant' arrests over London attack

A new photo has been released of the Westminster attacker, Khalid Masood, as investigations continue into his connections and possible motivations. LONDON - British police said Friday they made ...

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Police say body found in NSW flood

The area has been declared a natural disaster zone due to the remnants of ex-tropical Cyclone Debbie that earlier this week battered Queensland and has now devastated the NSW townships of Murwillumbah...

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South African Rand tumbles after President Zuma fires finance minister Pravin Gordhan

South African Rand tumbles after President Zuma fires finance minister Pravin Gordhan

Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas was replaced by Sifiso Buthulezi. We must stand together and defend what so many fought and died for. Frustration has been growing with Zuma after numerous al...

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New anxieties as Trump says Obamacare will 'explode'

Each was created to address issues that critics have said have kept health care costs, and those for insurance, inflated, as well as stifling innovation in the insurance industry. He acknowledged ch...

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Iraq forces push into Old Mosul as thousands trapped

Iraq forces push into Old Mosul as thousands trapped

Attention has focused on the Old City and the al-Nuri Mosque, from where Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi proclaimed the caliphate after his forces had seized swathes of territory in Iraq a...

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United Kingdom set to ban laptops on flights from Middle East countries

Arslan said Turkish officials were speaking to their relevant American counterparts regarding the ban, which applies to direct flights to the U.S. The minister said he hoped there would be a "positive...

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Malaysia interviewed, cleared 3 N. Koreans before they left

In its statement, the USA embassy said it supports Malaysia's intent to continue investigation into serious crimes committed on its territory. Mr Najib said nine Malaysians barred from leaving Nor...

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Flynn seeks immunity for testimony

Kelner said discussions had taken place about Flynn's availability to testify with officials of the intelligence committees of both the U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives. "If the president ...

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Russian president talks up Arctic interest

Vladimir Putin has again denied Russian meddling in the United States elections, blaming allegations that Moscow had sought to influence the vote on an internal political battle in the US. "I very m...

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S. Korea court approves arrest of ex-president

Prosecutors call her in for questioning. In their warrant they noted that Ms Park had "let down the trust of the people", was "consistently denying objective facts", and "showing no signs of remorse"....

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Tensions rise in House Intelligence Committee probe

News of Manafort's proposed testimony came days after the Associated Press reported that Manafort previously worked for Kremlin-connected Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska and, as early as 2005, pr...

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No peace without Palestinian state: Jordan

No peace without Palestinian state: Jordan

Greenblatt welcomed hearing the perspectives of Arab leaders on Israeli-Palestinian issues and highlighted the important role regional partners can play in the pursuit of peace", the embassy added. Fa...

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Tillerson arrives in Turkey

Speaking after meetings in Ankara with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and senior government ministers, Tillerson said there was "no space" between Turkey and the United States in their determina...

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South Africa's Malema to file for impeachment against Zuma

South Africa's Malema to file for impeachment against Zuma

Malema said the filing was linked to a decision by the Constitutional Court last March, when it ordered Zuma to return some of the $16 million spent on enhancing his residence at Nkandla in KwaZulu-Na...

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Remembering the victims of the terror attack in Great Britain

Remembering the victims of the terror attack in Great Britain

Kurt Cochran, 54, owner of Onion Street Studio in Bountiful, Utah, was among the four people killed in the attack by Khalid Masood, who ran down pedestrians on Westminster Bridge before crashing his...

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South Korean divers remove dangling ramp from sunken ferry

South Korean divers remove dangling ramp from sunken ferry

Two jack-up barges lifted the vessel, which was lain about 40 metres underneath the water. South Korean efforts to bring the sunken, . The waters off the Jindo Island are famous for strong currents th...

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Donald Trump blasts Republican Freedom Caucus group

US President Donald Trump has fighting words for conservatives in his own Republican Party who helped to block a healthcare Bill last week, saying he would oppose House Freedom Caucus members in 2018...

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Trump describes upcoming meeting with Chinese President as 'difficult'

Get free real-time news alerts from the White House Patch. Nicholas Hope, a senior scholar specializing in China and East Asia at the Stanford Center for International Development, said meeting at M...

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Israel Set To Approve First New Settlement In 20 Years

Israel Set To Approve First New Settlement In 20 Years

A White House official sought to play down Thursday's Israeli announcement, saying Netanyahu made his promise to the Amona settlers before Trump laid out his vision. The Palestinians claim the West B...

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Celebration turned to tragedy says family of police officer hit on bridge

A top anti-terror officer says two more " significant arrests" have been made in connection with the London attack. That brings the number of people in custody for the Wednesday attack to nine. "Our ...

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Couple and son stabbed at home in Stourbridge

Couple and son stabbed at home in Stourbridge

A Land Rover stolen from outside the home was intercepted by police around 30 minutes later in Norton Road and a man in his 20s arrested on suspicion of wounding. Ambulance crews treated the three vic...

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Senate Intelligence Committee Set to Probe Russian Influence on US Election

In his opening statement at Thursday's hearing, Mr. Burr said the committee's investigation "will fail" if members allow politics to get in the way. Standing alongside his committee's ranking Democr...

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Donald Trump set to meet Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago

The US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Thursday said China can and must do more to force North Korea to halt its nuclear and missile programs. Relations between China and the USA under...

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Trump to Host Chinese President at Mar-a-Lago Next Week

Trump to Host Chinese President at Mar-a-Lago Next Week

This would be the first summit meeting between the two leaders. Trump has threatened to slap punitive tariffs of up to 45 percent on Chinese goods and pledged during his election campaign to label C...

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North Carolina Governor Signs Bill Repealing, Replacing Bathroom Law Amid Criticism

North Carolina's Senate on Thursday approved a bill to retool a law banning transgender people from using restrooms in accordance with their gender identities, a measure that had triggered boycotts by...

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Turkey broaches thorny issues with Tillerson in Ankara

Tillerson is the most senior American official to visit Turkey since the inauguration of President Donald Trump in January and he is due to also meet with Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu . And Mr...

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Nikki Haley: Trump will not allow through United Nations resolutions condemning Israel

But Netanyahu, speaking via satellite link from Jerusalem, avoided any mention of the delicate discussions and stopped short of reiterating a commitment to a two-state solution to the decades-old Isra...

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UK reveals plans to change up to 1000 EU laws

White House spokesperson Sean Spicer said: "We respect the will of the British electorate and her majesty's government in taking steps of departing the European Union". The government is publishing de...

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EU deal 'in all our interests', May tells European press

The remarks come a day after the prime minister triggered Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon treaty, formally kick starting the process of leaving the 28-nation bloc. Ms. May's comments linking security wi...

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Trump, Ryan approval ratings hit new lows

During Speaker of the House Paul Ryan's weekly address, he answered question on healthcare, Russian Federation investigations, and his relationship with the House Freedom Caucus. Vice President Mike P...

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White House blocked Russian Federation testimony

The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said that the FBI is still not fully cooperating with the committee's request for information pertaining to its Russian Federation investigation, which...

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U.S. to press North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies on counter-terror, defense budgets

He said the European allies themselves realised the need to meet pledges made in 2014 to increase defence spending to two percent of gross domestic product by 2014, citing conflicts to the east and so...

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