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European Union urges Turkey to probe referendum vote

The European Commission said it has "taken note and examined attentively" the OSCE's report. The Anadolu news agency reported Wednesday that the High Electoral Board voted 10-1 against the decision....

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Sterling is refusing to budge after its snap election surge

May's governing Conservatives now have a slight majority, with 330 seats in the 650-seat House of Commons. With Conservatives as much as 21 points ahead of Labour in recent opinion polls, May ...

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INTERNATIONAL: UK Prime Minister to seek general election on June 8

Opinion polls give them a big lead over the Labour opposition, and May is gambling that an election will deliver her a personal mandate from voters and produce a bigger Conservative majority in Pa...

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Canada seeks EPA talks with Japan

Canada seeks EPA talks with Japan

The meeting was held prior to the first round of a U.S. -Japan economic dialogue set to kick off Tuesday afternoon. The TPP was signed in February 2016 by Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan , ...

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Pak army chief signs death warrants of 30 'hardcore militants'

Pak army chief signs death warrants of 30 'hardcore militants'

In a meeting with the ambassador of Iran to Pakistan Mehdi Honardoost at the army's general headquarters in Rawalpindi , the COAS said that Pakistan-Iran relationship shall continue to be based on mu...

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Trump takes credit for blocking Democratic win in Georgia race

Trump takes credit for blocking Democratic win in Georgia race

Ossoff earned 48 percent of the vote in Georgia's Sixth Congressional District , followed by Handel just shy of 20 percent. Handel, his closest rival, had 19.7 percent. "We've got progressive people...

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Oil hits 11-day low on expected surge in US shale output

Oil hits 11-day low on expected surge in US shale output

Investors are predicting a bullish market for oil in near future. While Canadian and Brazilian grades are consistently delivered to the refinery, West and North African grades have accounted for almos...

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NK unveils footage of simulated missile attack on US

NK unveils footage of simulated missile attack on US

While the USA moved an aircraft carrier to the Korean coast to intimidate Pyongyang, North Korea made a display of its missile strength and tested a missile which failed, though it was seen as an act ...

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Khurshid raps govt. over 'premature hullaballoo' of Mallya's arrest

India has taken up his extradition case with the United Kingdom government which has triggered the process of extradition with Mallya's brief arrest on Tuesday. However, officials said that the bail i...

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Inmates try variety of arguments to avoid death

This has created a shortage that has led USA prisons to turn to risky experimentation, as was in the case in 2014, when Dennis McGuire, an OH inmate on death row, was injected with a never-before-used...

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Children score big at Napa Easter egg hunt

Greg Knight, director of children and youth ministries, was unsure how many years the church has held the egg hunt. "I like that I get to see my sister enjoy it and I like getting candy and the eggs...

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Government unveils proposed marijuana legislation

Visitors will not be allowed to bring bud or any product containing it back across the border of course, but won't face any restrictions on the amount of pot they may consume while in Canada. Ottawa...

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Area reps react to strike on Syria

The statement by the group, published on media outlet Ilam al Harbi (War Media) said: "What America waged in an aggression on Syria is a crossing of red lines". Just days before the chemical attack, H...

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Kinzinger calls on Trump to release tax returns

Kinzinger calls on Trump to release tax returns

And to know specifically and accurately, they would have to. that's right, see his tax returns. The release of tax returns is valuable as a measure of character and transparency. Trump is the firs...

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Georgia election: Is GOP leadership stupid, incompetent or slap-crazy?

Georgia election: Is GOP leadership stupid, incompetent or slap-crazy?

Georgia Democratic congressional candidate Jon Ossoff touted the importance of women leading his "grassroots" movement on Wednesday, but MSNBC host Stephanie Ruhle quickly reminded him that his oppone...

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China Relations: US, Japan and S Korea discuss North before summit

The missile launched this week appears to be a new type of missile in the Hyunmoo category, according to the report. USA officials said the missile appeared to be a liquid-fueled, extended-range Scu...

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Aaron Hernandez's lawyers prepare for final days of double murder trial

Aaron Hernandez's lawyers prepare for final days of double murder trial

The Boston Globe reported on Tuesday that the lawyers for Aaron Hernandez are expected to rest their case on Wednesday afternoon, and that only leaves closing arguments before the jury comes to a ver...

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Pence says working with allies to put pressure on North Korea

North Korea's vice foreign minister Han Song Ryol told BBC that missiles will be tested weekly. Noting Trump's recent military actions in Syria and Afghanistan, Pence said , "North Korea would d...

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North Korea features prototype ICBMs at parade

The military spectacle was organised amid rising tensions between Pyongyang and Washington. Image from a live footage of a parade to mark the 105th anniversary of the birth of North Korea's founde...

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Turkish opposition party seeks annulment of referendum

Turkish opposition party seeks annulment of referendum

Turkey's president has rejected worldwide monitors' criticism of the referendum that approved expanded presidential powers Sunday, saying the vote was the "most democratic election" seen in any Wes...

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MPs to oppose no confidence motion against Zuma

MPs to oppose no confidence motion against Zuma

Zuma's presidential term will finish in 2019. He said the fact that Gordhan had not been replaced by former Eskom boss Brian Molefe‚ as Zuma had wanted‚ was a sign of compromise among the ANC's top ...

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'We Have Closure.' Facebook Murder Suspect Steve Stephens Has Killed Himself

'We Have Closure.' Facebook Murder Suspect Steve Stephens Has Killed Himself

Police said in a 3:30 p.m. news conference that an autopsy of Stephens' body will occur Wednesday at the Erie County Coroner's Office. The man suspected of broadcasting himself killing a Clevelan...

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BP finally caps leaking oil well on Alaska's North Slope

A BP oil well near Deadhorse, Alaska was misting natural gas on Alaska's frozen North Slope on Saturday. The BP leak comes as the remote North Slope, once home to the biggest USA oilfields, enjoys ...

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US business wary of skin-deep results from Trump-Xi trade talks

The US treasury department officially declined yesterday to label China a currency manipulator, breaking one of President Trump's most prominent campaign promises. Overall imports from North Korea to ...

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Trump follows Turnbull's visa changes with 'buy American and hire American' order

Trump's aides say he will sign an executive order during a visit to the Snap-On tool-manufacturing plant in Kenosha, Wisconsin, where he plans to sign an order dubbed " Buy American, Hire American "...

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No political solution in Syria with Assad in power: U.S. envoy

Speaking on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show, Mr Salmond said: "Boris Johnson just looks daft". Rex Tillerson is going on Wednesday so it can't be that we have moved to a Cold War position of no talking wha...

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South Korea's corruption scandal ensnares 2nd top boss

South Korea's corruption scandal ensnares 2nd top boss

Prosecutors suspect that Park promised favors regarding the two conglomerates' bids to operate duty-free shops and other pending issues. — 2016: Media report suspicions that a senior Park aide press...

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What to Know About New York's Plan to Offer Free College

What to Know About New York's Plan to Offer Free College

A measure introduced by Governor Cuomo in January, the legislation was approved by lawmakers this weekend. It also only considers family income, but not how many children a family has. It's a big step...

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Iraqi Officials Say Islamic State Fighters Used Chemical Weapons In Mosul

Also in the day, the Iraqi military issued new instructions to the trapped families remaining in IS-held neighborhoods in order to avoid being caught in crossfire by spreading in separate buildings ...

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On with the hunt: Parks & Rec event an Easter weekend tradition

At SM, Toy Kingdom and Snack Exchange has eggs-traordinary and unbelievable toys and treats, gifts, and surprises for kids of all ages. Organizers say this years egg count was the largest since the ...

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No evidence to suggest Mashal Khan committed blasphemy

Earlier in the day, a large number of protestors took to the streets in the Zaida town, to defend Mashal as they chanted slogans "Be Gunah, Be Gunah (innocent), Mashal Khan Be Gunah". Moreover, he sai...

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Perez heads to Georgia to boost Ossoff before runoff

Perez heads to Georgia to boost Ossoff before runoff

With 100 per cent of precincts reporting , Ossoff finished far ahead with 48.1 per cent support. " She hyped how he was giving Republicans a hard time for a seat that they normally win". But, he adde...

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United passenger dragged off flight plans legal action

United passenger dragged off flight plans legal action

While Dao continues to recover in a Chicago hospital, lawyers representing him filed a petition with an Illinois State court demanding the airline and the City of Chicago to preserve all surveillanc...

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France arrests men suspected of plotting attack ahead of elections

France arrests men suspected of plotting attack ahead of elections

Fekl said at a brief news conference that the two French men, one born in 1987 and the other in 1993, "intended to commit an attack on French soil in the very short term, which is to say in coming day...

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Federal legislation on legalizing marijuana unveiled

Until the new law comes into force, cannabis will remain illegal everywhere in Canada, except for medical purposes. They can also share cannabis with each other or buy it as well as cannabis oil and...

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