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Theresa May to make Downing Street statement after Cabinet meeting

May had full support of Cabinet and had spoken to the Queen Opposition parties say they will not block move to hold election on June 8. Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny was among the leaders called b...

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#GE2017: So why did Theresa May go for an election now?

#GE2017: So why did Theresa May go for an election now?

Only 25% of us trust the government . Britain wants to leave the European Union but negotiate its way back into free trade and other ties with the bloc; Brussels' position is get out already, and the...

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General Election: Tim Farron vows to fight 'hard Brexit'

General Election: Tim Farron vows to fight 'hard Brexit'

Tim Farron, the Lib Dem leader, said he will fight to stop Mrs May from getting a majority in the Commons. But it has gained one seat since, winning Richmond Park in south London from the Tories with ...

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Lookout Notice Against Dhinakaran As Cops Fear He May Flee

Emerging from a "consultative" meeting chaired by the Chief Minister, Finance Minister D Jayakumar declared that the "unanimous" decision was taken in tune with the aspirations of the party cadres and...

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USA considers shooting down N.Korea missile tests

USA considers shooting down N.Korea missile tests

Vice President Pence addressed service members in Japan Tuesday, promising an "overwhelming" USA response to any attack as tensions with North Korea rise. He said North Korea's measures to bolster its...

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Suspect in murder live-streamed on Facebook shoots himself to death

It took the social network almost two hours to remove the content, which was soon ubiquitous on other platforms such as YouTube. Rumors that Stephens' phone pinged in the Erie, Pennsylvania area sur...

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Bomb experts create beeping Easter Egg Hunt for blind children

Bomb experts create beeping Easter Egg Hunt for blind children

Trump's plans have not been confirmed, but the family attended the 11 a.m. service a year ago. And, on a much smaller scale, NPR's Joanna Kakissis, reporting from France this week, discovered her c...

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Turkey PM: Opposition Must Respect Referendum Results

Turkey PM: Opposition Must Respect Referendum Results

The entire executive branch will thus be under the direct power of the president. The narrow victory was ruled valid by Turkey's electoral body, despite claims of irregularities by the opposition. The...

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United CEO 'ashamed' after watching video

United CEO 'ashamed' after watching video

The Sunday evening incident caused a furore around the world as video recorded by fellow passengers showed airport security officers yanking Dao from his seat aboard the flight. But Demetrio said neit...

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Prosecution Expected to Rest Soon in Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial

Prosecution Expected to Rest Soon in Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial

Hernandez is on tri. Judge Jeffrey Locke speaks to members of the jury before closing arguments in the trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez at Suffolk Superior Court, Thursda...

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Steady pace for voting in Georgia's 6th District

Steady pace for voting in Georgia's 6th District

With the slogan " Make Trump Furious ", Ossoff aims to galvanize opposition to a president struggling with an approval rating that has not topped 50 percent since he took office on January 20, accordi...

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New Zealand government moves to raise

New Zealand government moves to raise "quality" of migrants

Anyone earning less will no longer be classified as highly-skilled, and permanent residence applications will no longer be able to claim points for jobs that are paid below the median income. Eligible...

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Israel offers condolences for victims of Egypt church attacks

Israel offers condolences for victims of Egypt church attacks

M - Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev sent a telegram extending condolences to Egypt's President Abdel Fattah Sisi over the deadly terror attacks on churches in the cities of Tanta and Alex...

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Doctor prescribed Prince opioids under friend's name

Doctor prescribed Prince opioids under friend's name

Despite attempts by emergency responders to revive him, he was pronounced dead less than a half-hour later. According to the unsealed documents, there is no evidence about the source of the fentany...

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Glance: Retailers who sell or no longer sell Ivanka Trump

Glance: Retailers who sell or no longer sell Ivanka Trump

Ivanka Trump and her husband, Trump adviser Jared Kushner , were present throughout the weekend and sat next to the couple at dinner. Those trademarks, the AP reports , give Trump's company "monopo...

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Anthony Joshua hits back at Tyson Fury in war of words

Anthony Joshua hits back at Tyson Fury in war of words

Or is this all eventual build up and hype for their future showdowns? "You re the only reason we haven t had a fight yet!" I'll do the victor takes all. He needs to keep a lid on it for a while, bec...

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OIC backs strike of Palestinian prisoners in Israel

OIC backs strike of Palestinian prisoners in Israel

Meanwhile, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) reiterated its support for the issue of Palestinians imprisoned in Israeli jails, hailing their determination to stage hunger strike in order t...

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Important events in Bentley's tenure as Alabama governor

Important events in Bentley's tenure as Alabama governor

Alabama's 53rd governor, Robert Julian Bentley, has resigned from office amidst allegations he covered up an affair with an aide and has plead guilty to misdemeanor charges in relation to those al...

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Shooting near Egypt monastery kills policeman; IS claims responsibility

Shooting near Egypt monastery kills policeman; IS claims responsibility

Isis has claimed responsibility for both sets of attacks on the Christian minority who make up roughly 10% of Egypt's population of 92 million. Tuesday's attack comes just days after bombings at two...

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Christians celebrate Easter with religious fervour

The meaning of Easter was also changed to reflect its new Christian orientation. "As we proclaim on Easter Sunday, 'Christ indeed from death is risen, our new life obtaining, '" the cardinal said in h...

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Police observe two-minute silence for PC Keith Palmer

Two minutes of silence were observed by police throughout the country and by many others to pay respects to the 48-year-old husband and father killed in the line of duty. A floral tribute left on top ...

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US, Mexico, Canada launch joint football World Cup bid

In a press conference from the 102nd floor of One World Trade Center in NY, the three federations announced their campaign to host the first World Cup to be held in multiple countries. The announ...

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Has Theresa May broken the British people's trust?

Has Theresa May broken the British people's trust?

Division in Westminster will risk our ability to make a success of Brexit and it will cause damaging uncertainty and instability to the country . That would make it easier for her to ignore oppositi...

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Flint Mayor Karen Weaver Says Water Switch 'Too Risky' After Lead Crisis

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver Says Water Switch 'Too Risky' After Lead Crisis

She said past year that the city of 100,000 residents would stick with a plan to draw from a pipeline to Lake Huron that is still under construction. But she reevaluated that decision as a condition o...

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Eric Trump defends President's golf trips

Eric Trump defends President's golf trips

First, as I pointed out above, the hypocrisy present here is astonishing. For eight years, Republicans claimed that their fanatical opposition to President Obama had nothing whatsoever to do with his ...

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Former Iranian President Says Donald Trump Is Not Really In Charge

Former Iranian President Says Donald Trump Is Not Really In Charge

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani is setting his sights on a second term in office. Sitting presidents in Iran are expected to be modest about their ambitions, and to refrain from using state television...

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EU urges Turkey to probe referendum vote

The State Department was far less enthusiastic about the outcome of the referendum . Hundreds of demonstrators marched in a central neighbourhood, clanking pots and pans and chant. Under the new syst...

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North Korea: US Far More 'Vicious' And 'Aggressive' Under Trump

North Korea: US Far More 'Vicious' And 'Aggressive' Under Trump

Choe Ryong Hae said President Donald Trump was guilty of "creating a war situation" on the Korean Peninsula by dispatching USA forces to the region. The NBC News story was reportedly rejected by s...

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Democrat leads early returns in Georgia congressional race

Democrat leads early returns in Georgia congressional race

If the polls are correct, the young politician will receive the most votes in Georgia's 6th Congressional District. He raised more than $8.3 million, most from outside the district. It could spur ...

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Its gifts raining on Indian leaders from Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina

The PM said the new $4.5-billion line of credit for projects in Bangladesh will bring India's resource allocation to its neighbouring country to a little more than $8 billion over the past six years. ...

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'Japan will protect citizens in South Korea during crisis'

The Trump administration has signalled a more forceful United States stance toward North Korea's recent missile tests and threats, including a warning from Trump that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un h...

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Presidential campaign rocked by thwarted terrorist attack

Presidential campaign rocked by thwarted terrorist attack

Earlier reports in French media said there were two potential attackers, aged 23 and 29, both armed. French Interior Minister Matthias Fekl said the "radicalised" men meant to strike "in the next ...

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US vice president to begin Asia tour amid Korea tension

US vice president to begin Asia tour amid Korea tension

He said the United States and President Donald Trump were making trouble in the region, citing Trump's tweets and the US for moving an aircraft carrier into the region and for participating in its lar...

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Australia, India To Push Ahead With Trade Talks

Prime Minister Turnbull's visit to India is an attempt to change gears, especially in the context of China's aggressive pitch to step into the void created by the new USA administration's Americafir...

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UK PM May calls snap election for June 8

His legacy, though, will be his decision to hold the referendum on British membership of the European Union that made Brexit possible. Saying that the Labour Party offers the British people an "ef...

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