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In graphic: The facts on Swindon South as Jeremy Corbyn drops in

In graphic: The facts on Swindon South as Jeremy Corbyn drops in

It follows reports in The Times that "senior party figures" in Labour are pushing the party leadership to promise to hold a second referendum in an attempt to win the support of Remain voters . "...

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Israeli charged over hoax bomb-threats to US Jewish centres

Israeli charged over hoax bomb-threats to US Jewish centres

No explosives were found, but many of those false phone calls resulted in temporary closures, evacuations, or lockdowns and required law enforcement and emergency personnel to respond, according to a ...

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White House denies misleading public on carrier destination

US President Donald Trump said last week that he had ordered the strike group to head for Korean waters amid talk that unpredictable North Korea was likely to conduct a nuclear or long-range ballist...

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Venezuelan protests against government leave three dead

Venezuelan protests against government leave three dead

The opposition call became even stronger when, on April 7, the government notified main opposition leader Henrique Capriles that he had been banned from doing any political work for 15 years. Supporte...

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Serena Williams Is Pregnant, Plans To Return In 2018

Bruce Young, Silverman Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at New York University Langone Medical Center. Celebrities and fans had reacted with a mixture of awe and glee to Williams' Snapchat p...

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Venezuelans march in memory of those killed in unrest

Venezuelans march in memory of those killed in unrest

Another death was reported east of Caracas in El Sucre . "If he has to go to jail, he should go and pay for this defamation, this slander, all the crimes he's committed", added Maduro. The OPEC nat...

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Erdogan slams global critics of referendum result

A protester gestures and chants slogans during a march at the Kadikoy district in Istanbul. With more than 99 percent of the ballots counted, 51.34 percent of people said "yes" to increase Erdogan'...

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Blasphemy trial Christian governor loses vote but may avoid Indonesian jail

JAKARTA , Indonesia-Unofficial results showed the minority Christian governor of the Indonesian capital was resoundingly defeated on Wednesday by his Muslim challenger who swept up votes by appealing ...

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'Mother of all bombs' has Afghans divided

'Mother of all bombs' has Afghans divided

The US military defended its decision when it was quizzed Friday on whether the 21,600-pound behemoth was necessary for that particular target. President Donald Trump has hailed the United States mi...

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Here's how French election could test U.S. stock market's resilience

Here's how French election could test U.S. stock market's resilience

During the campaign, Trump notably seized on terror attacks as evidence that his warnings about the dangers of "radical Islamic terrorism" were validated. With no candidates expected to win a majority...

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Korea apparently slams China for stepped-up sanctions

These recent steps by the Chinese are assessed as part of an effort to "reduce the time to react to a North Korea contingency", the official said. The Korean peninsula has been witnessing escalating...

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Taliban kill '140' troops in Afghan base attack

The gunmen entered the compound manned by members of the 209th Corps of the Afghan National Army with a military vehicle and began shooting as soldiers prayed in a mosque. Afghan special forces inter...

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Trump Predicts Deadly Paris Shooting Will Have 'Big Effect' On French Election

Sign up for the online chat with Air Force Deputy CIO Bill Marion II on May 9, at 10 a.m. (EDT). National police spokesman Jerome Bonet said there were thousands of people on Paris' famous bou...

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Policeman, attacker killed in Champs-lyses terror attack

Policeman, attacker killed in Champs-lyses terror attack

Bloodshed had always been feared ahead of Sunday's first round of voting after a string of jihadist atrocities since 2015, and the shooting on the world-renowned boulevard forced security to the top o...

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Tennessee girl safe, teacher arrested near California cabin

He says he met the two around Tuesday evening. Andrus said that they "took custody immediately after serving the warrant this morning" and that there was "no more reason for an extradition procedu...

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Toke Up, Eh! Canada Poised for Historic Marijuana-Legalization Law

OrganiGram Holdings Inc (OGI.V), which has almost doubled, fell 9.7 percent to C$2.80.The market action was likely a "sell the news" reaction as the legislation was largely in line with what an offici...

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Pence says US committed to Australian alliance

Pence says US committed to Australian alliance

Mr Murdoch said there would be clearways in and around the Sydney CBD, Kirribilli, and Mosman from today until Monday, and he warned drivers there may be traffic disruptions caused by road closures. A...

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Pence, Turnbull urge China to pressure N. Korea

Mr Turnbull told reporters in Sydney the "reckless and unsafe regime puts the peace and stability of our region at risk". North Korea, the war in Syria and trade are all expected to be discussed dur...

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Peaceful outcome for Korean peninsula still possible - Pence

Peaceful outcome for Korean peninsula still possible - Pence

But North Korean leader Kim Jong-un allegedly rejected Wu's visit. Tensions have risen sharply in recent months after North Korea conducted two nuclear weapons tests past year and carried out a stea...

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May's Conservatives lead in latest election YouGov poll

Thirteen voted against the motion. May continues to be the favored choice for prime minister, with 54 percent of people preferring her to Labour's Jeremy Corbyn, who is backed by 15 percent of voter...

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Marine Le Pen is the 'strongest candidate' in French election, Trump says

Le Pen - narrowly trailing frontrunner Emmanuel Macron in opinion polls - said she would take steps to beat "Islamist terrorism" if elected, including introducing tougher immigration and border cont...

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Iran's Rouhani condemns U.S. attack on Syria, criticises GCC support

It was later announced that Russia, Iran and Hezbollah would increase their support for the Syrian military after the USA fired 59 cruise missiles at the airbase from which it believes the gas attac...

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The egg hunts are coming

Children must be registered to enter the drawing; registration begins at 10:30 a.m. The hunt will also be divided into three separate age groups: 0-5 years old, 6-10 years old, and 10-13 years old. Sn...

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United Kingdom defence minister: Russian Federation responsible by proxy for Syria chemical deaths

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused Washington of "playing the terrorism game", during his first phone talks with his USA counterpart Rex Tillerson since the U.S. The decision by Johnson ...

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Easter Service & Egg Hunt Combined!

Easter Service & Egg Hunt Combined!

Children got off to a fast start at the North of the River Recreation and Park District's Easter egg hunt Saturday morning at Emerald Cove Park. Once a volunteer said, "Go" hundreds of children race...

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Justice warns sanctuary cities in immigration fight

He says the administration's targeting of diverse cities and states goes beyond constitutional norms and will continue to be challenged. The Trump Administration is moving fast and beyond rhetoric i...

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Corbyn attacks May's plan for snap election despite Parly backing

Fifty per cent said they would vote Conservative , 25pc Labour, 11pc Liberal Democrats, 4pc Ukip and 68pc said they would vote the same as they did in the previous election. Labour's embattled Cor...

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Pence says US will honor refugee deal

Beijing is Pyongyang's only major ally and biggest trade partner, and has come under increasing pressure from the USA to do more to rein in the North. "We've initiated the process of fulfilling that a...

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Venezuela's capital braces for more anti-government protests

The worldwide support received by the Venezuelan people in many capitals of the world, in the Americas, Asia, Africa and Europe, was also substantial, where the peoples joined forces with the Venezuel...

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Pope opens free laundromat for Rome's poor

Pope opens free laundromat for Rome's poor

The US President is also due to attend a meeting of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in Brussels on 25 May prior to the G7 meeting in Taormina, in Sicily, on 26-28 May. A spokesperson for the US Emb...

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Another 17 mass graves found in central Congo, UN says

Another 17 mass graves found in central Congo, UN says

The U.N. rights body says it will carry out a global court investigation after the discovery of 17 new mass graves in central Congo following brutal fighting between the army and local militia. The De...

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Dodd-Frank in Trump's sights ahead of Treasury meeting

Dodd-Frank in Trump's sights ahead of Treasury meeting

Mnuchin, who this week backed off of his earlier goal of passing tax reform by August, said the White House will unveil a plan "very soon". "Whether health care gets done or health care doesn't get ...

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PM asks civil servants to change thesleves with changing times

PM asks civil servants to change thesleves with changing times

Modi said political will can reform, but bureaucracy performs and public participation transforms. Reminding the strength of the civil servant officers, the Prime Minister said: "Anonymity is one ...

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Appealing for calm, China says United States wants talks on North Korea

Appealing for calm, China says United States wants talks on North Korea

Pence said the US and Japan will work with China and continue exerting diplomatic pressure until North Korea ends its nuclear and missile programs. In early March, the North simultaneously fired f...

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Iran not living up to 'spirit' of nuclear deal, says Donald Trump

An article in the Washington Examiner by Amir Basiri, Iranian human rights activist, says that "Iran's alarming and ongoing provocations that export terror and violence were also fueled by the JCP...

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