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May begins United Kingdom tour to gain Brexit support

The trigger for all this tumult is the innocuous-sounding Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty, a never-before-used mechanism for withdrawing from the bloc. The British government will also have to ...

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Brexit: Article 50 will be triggered next week

Brexit: Article 50 will be triggered next week

Brexit Secretary David Davis said: "Last June, the people of the United Kingdom made the historic decision to leave the EU". LONDON/BRUSSELS Prime Minister Theresa May will trigger Britain's div...

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United Kingdom to Trigger Brexit March 29, Starting Two Years of Talks

By the end of next week, after he has received May's letter, European Council President Donald Tusk should have distributed draft guidelines for the negotiations to the 27 other national governments. ...

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Egypt's el-Sissi to meet Trump in Washington in early April

Egypt's el-Sissi to meet Trump in Washington in early April

President Trump extended the invitation, according to White House officials who spoke with Reuters . Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in Cairo ...

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Donald Trump's wiretapping allegations 'nonsensical,' ex-UK ambassador says

Asked if the NSA had requested GCHQ to monitor Mr Trump, Admiral Rogers said: "No sir, nor would I, that would be expressly against the construct of the Five Eyes agreement". White House press secre...

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Trump Admin Boycotts UN Human Rights Council Over Anti-Israel Stance

Trump Admin Boycotts UN Human Rights Council Over Anti-Israel Stance

The State Department says the United States is boycotting a session at the U.N. Human Rights Council that focuses on Palestine and other Arab occupied territories, saying it is biased against Israel. ...

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Senate Intelligence Committee: No Indications Trump Tower was Wiretapped

Senate Intelligence Committee: No Indications Trump Tower was Wiretapped

The next day, the White House sent out a statement calling on the Congressional intelligence committees to investigate. On Thursday, spokesman Sean Spicer turned to a Fox News analyst's contention...

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Bookies slash odds of snap General Election being called in early May

Bookies slash odds of snap General Election being called in early May

The Tory premier was not even voted in by the party's membership in the wake of David Cameron's post-EU referendum resignation because her final-round rival, Andrea Leadsom, dropped out of leadership ...

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Second Scottish referendum row rumbles on

Second Scottish referendum row rumbles on

Nicola Sturgeon, leader of the Scottish National Party (SNP) and First Minister of Scotland , is now pushing for a second Scottish Independence referendum post-Brexit. A week ago, we were dealt the a...

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Tom Watson: Momentum plot could

Tom Watson: Momentum plot could "destroy the Labour party"

It emerged, March 19, that Jon Lansman, the leader and founder of the grassroots organization Momentum has told his supporters that it is likely to win the backing of Unite - which has 1.3 million mem...

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Injured Pogba ruled out of Manchester United's trip to Boro

A victory no longer represents the moon, and a defeat hell. These are two home games against the high flying West Brom and sublime Everton. The former Juventus boss, who was embroiled in a spat with...

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Sean Spicer: GCHQ bugged Trump Tower for Barack Obama

Sean Spicer: GCHQ bugged Trump Tower for Barack Obama

Yet the White House still has not backed down from Trump's original claims - nor has it offered any evidence to support them. German Chancellor Angela Merkel's public exchanges with President Don...

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John Oliver on Trump's budget cuts: 'impatient, vain and horny for malice'

John Oliver on Trump's budget cuts: 'impatient, vain and horny for malice'

For example, Oliver found a Trump speech on military spending in which he said, "You gotta make the country rich again and strong again so that you can afford military and all of the other things". ...

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When Merkel met Trump

In another demonstration of how he is using Twitter to get around normal channels, Trump tweeted Friday: 'North Korea is behaving very badly. He prefaced his statement by lashing out at the news m...

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Stephen Hawking on Potential Second Trump Term: 'God Forbid'

Stephen Hawking on Potential Second Trump Term: 'God Forbid'

Hawking, who has said multiple times that human-caused climate change is one of the greatest threats to humankind, was also fiercely critical of Trump's appointment of Scott Pruitt to the Environment...

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Article 50 Will Be Triggered on 29 March, Government Confirms

Article 50 Will Be Triggered on 29 March, Government Confirms

Mrs May says she will not start discussions with the Scottish First Minister on her proposals to hold a second independence vote when she is about to begin Brexit negotiations. Schinas said that the...

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For state leader, Modi taps firebrand politician who once advocated killing Muslims

Adityanath's anti-Muslim rhetoric has raised concerns among Uttar Pradesh's Muslims, who form almost a fifth of the state's population. When Khan added his voice to a growing chorus of public figures ...

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Modi BJP picks firebrand to head India's Uttar Pradesh

Stating that in the previous year, over 60 people, mostly Muslims, had been killed in the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, Amnesty notes, the Election Commission called Adityanath's spe...

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Plane crashes in South Sudan, at least 14 injured

Plane crashes in South Sudan, at least 14 injured

South Supreme Airlines began operating in September 2013, with a handful of flights every week between South Sudan and neighbouring Uganda. At least 9 people were reprtedly pulled out from the debri...

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Lawmakers: No evidence to back Trump's wiretap claims against Obama

In a statement, Nunes said the committee still had not received information it requested from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Central Intelligence Agency about whether information collected on...

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India moving towards a Hindu Rashtra?

India moving towards a Hindu Rashtra?

The BJP has claimed that the people in the state have voted it to power for the promise of security, order and development that the party brings to fore. Unexpected as his rise to the post of the Ch...

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Brexit will begin on March 29th, No 10 reveals

Brexit will begin on March 29th, No 10 reveals

They added: 'We have said we expect this to be a two-year process and we are confident that is what we will achieve'. A two-year timetable is expected to be followed, meaning Britain's official brea...

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Norway named world's happiest country; USA ranked 14th

Norway named world's happiest country; USA ranked 14th

Norway has always been considered one of the best countries in the world in which to live, and now it tops the world's "global happiness rankings" as well. And inequality is rising", Sachs said, citin...

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Russian Federation says United States missile defense system is a risk to regional security

Russian Federation says United States missile defense system is a risk to regional security

Russian participants included Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov. The two sides said they agreed to keep working toward resolving a longstanding territorial dispute that has prevented the countri...

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Researchers develop infrared-based wi-fi 100 times faster than current ones

Researchers develop infrared-based wi-fi 100 times faster than current ones

Eindhoven University of Technology Student Joanne Oh worked on a system that uses fiber optic cables - or light antennas - to beam data to wireless devices via rays of harmless infrared light. An add...

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Appointing 'extremist' Yogi not in favour of nation: Congress

Appointing 'extremist' Yogi not in favour of nation: Congress

Adityanath was sworn in as Uttar Pradesh CM. The party has long argued that the "democratic and secular forces" should evolve an alternative programme and not just bank on pre-poll alliances. Adit...

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North Korea hails rocket engine test as 'great leap forward'

Yesterday the USA hinted that it would consider a pre-emptive strike on North Korea - as President Trump took aim at the country's despotic regime. In brief interaction with reporters at Mar-a-Lag...

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Germany, Japan Push Trade Deal as Merkel Seeks Anti-Trump Allies

Germany, Japan Push Trade Deal as Merkel Seeks Anti-Trump Allies

Neither leader named the USA government as they opened the CeBIT technology fair in Hanover, but both used the opportunity to distance themselves from protectionist tendencies coming from the Trump ...

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Three children not enough, have five: Erdogan to Turks in EU

Turkish officials have been campaigning among emigre Turks in Germany and the Netherlands to promote the referendum. "I am of the mind that we do not need to respond to all provocation with a counter-...

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Britain to trigger Article 50 'EU divorce process' on March 29

Once those are in place, giving a negotiating mandate to the EU executive, the European Commission, chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier should be able to schedule talks with his British counterpart, Br...

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North Korea Tests Powerful New Rocket Engine

North Korea Tests Powerful New Rocket Engine

The United States and China have pledged to work together to get the North to take "a different course" and move away from its weapons programmes after U.S. The United States has long called on China ...

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'No evidence of collusion' between Trump campaign, Russian Federation

Monday's hearing was also expected to address a second explosive issue: Trump's unsubstantiated accusations that the Obama administration wiretapped his phone at Trump Tower in NY during the campaign....

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Local BSP leader shot dead in UPs Allahabad district

Local BSP leader shot dead in UPs Allahabad district

The victim was a BSP leader. The accused shot Shami near his house. In the recently concluded Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, Mohammad Shami had contested against six-time MLA from the Kunda constit...

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Trump Budget Director Calls President's Budget "Compassionate"

Mulvaney as a founding member.Those who knew Mr. Mulvaney before he was the nation's budget guru say that such gestures are typical of a man whose hard-line leanings in Congress belied a collegial st...

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Havas APAC 'will not' withdraw ads from Google and YouTube

Havas APAC 'will not' withdraw ads from Google and YouTube

A spokeswoman for Havas APAC said: "The decision of our United Kingdom team to pause activity with our partner Google is a temporary move made on behalf of our United Kingdom clients and their specifi...

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