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British PM Theresa May plans to hold general election June 8

The general election will involve all four nations in Britain - England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland - whose constitutional ties have been severely strained by Brexit. The House of Common...

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British pound jumps higher after election is called

As recently as last month, her office said an early vote was off the table and there wasn't going to be an election until the planned ballot in 2020. "So we need a general election and we need one n...

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Federal judge blocks Arkansas execution plan

Federal judge blocks Arkansas execution plan

Arkansas was set to execute the first inmate by lethal injection on Monday night. "We have worked round the clock for the last couple of weeks and particularly in the last couple of days, as judges ...

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SC health officials say 6 more have died from flu

SC health officials say 6 more have died from flu

Officials say residents in Tulsa County has been hardest hit by the flu this season, leading to 20 deaths in that county. "DPH continues to keep its thoughts and prayers with the families who have l...

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Afghan officials: USA bomb killed more ISIL fighters than thought

A Pentagon spokesman said USA forces would not release an official statement on potential damage or casualties caused by the strike, which was carried out in the Achin district of Nangahar province ...

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Murder Suspect Raises Unprecedented $35M Bail

Murder Suspect Raises Unprecedented $35M Bail

But a court official in San Mateo County said Li's bail was the highest ever in the county's history. Li's attorney, Geoff Carr, said that the huge amount of her bail was raised by Li's friends, fam...

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President Trump to sign executive order targeting foreign work visas

Trump will announce the order during a trip to Wisconsin along with instructions to federal agencies to examine their purchasing systems to more effectively favor buying American goods. "I think the n...

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Arkansas execution drugs intended for surgery, heart issues

As minutes ticked toward 1 a.m. ET (midnight CT) - when Davis' execution warrant was to expire - the U.S. high court issued a statement: "The application to vacate the stay of execution of sentence ...

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Elizabeth Warren dodges question about whether she'll run for president in 2020

Elizabeth Warren dodges question about whether she'll run for president in 2020

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren appeared on CBS This Morning on Sunday and host Chip Reid proceeded to grill the darling of MA liberals with a series of hard-hitting questions, such as what she thinks...

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Activist missing after posting video on Facebook asking for help in Mexico

Activist missing after posting video on Facebook asking for help in Mexico

In joining the caravan escorting Central Americans from Querétaro, Castro meant to raise awareness about the plight of the migrants, many of whom can not get asylum in the U.S. "It's outside Mexico C...

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NC lawmakers file bill to make same-sex marriage illegal again

NC lawmakers file bill to make same-sex marriage illegal again

That ruling voided Article 14, Section 6 of North Carolina's state constitution, which said the state would recognize marriages or civil unions only if they are between a man and a woman. The just...

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Man sought in Cleveland Facebook killing shoots himself to death

Steve Stephens, the 'Facebook shooter, ' has reportedly shot himself after being spotted by police in Erie, Pennsylvania. Police had been conducting an extensive manhunt across the states of Ohio, P...

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Melania's Nudge Saves Donald From Certain Hand-Over-Heart Burn

The annual Easter Egg Roll is one of the most high-profile events that takes place at the White House each year - both for Washingtonian families and the First Family, which is often judged by the ...

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Girl's quick thinking saves her, 7-year-old sister from carjacker

Girl's quick thinking saves her, 7-year-old sister from carjacker

Weiler said she got out of her van to check on the other driver who was hit and call police when the man driving the other vehicle got out tried to enter her van with her two daughters inside. Maddie ...

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Reported DC sightings of Facebook video killing suspect unconfirmed, police say

Get Data Sheet, Fortune's technology newsletter. USA authorities have widened a manhunt for the murder suspect who, according to police , posted a video of himself on the social media site shooti...

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Theresa May to seek general election on June 8

Theresa May to seek general election on June 8

Another major difference between British and American elections is that the Brits can choose to shorten the interval between their national elections, which is exactly what happened on Tuesday. "Labo...

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Remains of missing woman found in Fredericksburg

Rochelle Renee Simms, 32, of Fredericksburg, had been missing almost six months. Fredericksburg patrol officers and detectives responded to the area, confirming the remains to be human, which were s...

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Steve Bannon ousted from National Security Council

The executive order Trump signed January 28 made Bannon, who's still the assistant to the president and chief strategist, a regular attendee for the National Security Council and the Homeland Securi...

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USA sought to monitor Trump adviser Carter Page last summer

FBI officials conducted covert surveillance of a campaign adviser to presidential candidate Donald Trump last summer after obtaining a federal surveillance warrant from a judge. Carter Page is the on...

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'RHONY' Star Luann D'Agostino's Daughter Victoria Arrested for DWI

'RHONY' Star Luann D'Agostino's Daughter Victoria Arrested for DWI

According to reports, Victoria de Lesseps was pulled over almost two weeks ago on Main Street in Sag Harbor, where one of her reality star mother's homes is located, for driving without headlights. ...

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Japan's Abe stresses need for 'pressure' on North Korea

Vice President Mike Pence could not have known when he took off from Joint Base Andrews Saturday morning that by the time he landed here in South Korea, the North Korean regime would have fired off ...

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Flames chase Gibson from Ducks net in Game 3

Flames chase Gibson from Ducks net in Game 3

Blackhawks fans panicking over Monday night's painful Game 3 playoff loss to the Predators have reason to stay optimistic. With this series shifting to Calgary, the Flames now can forget about losin...

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Family and friends hold vigil for Cleveland shooting victim

Menlo Park, California-based Facebook released a timeline of events related to Stephens, something it had not done after other violent incidents. Authorities are searching multiple states for Step...

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Federal judge blocks Arkansas' plan to execute several inmates

Federal judge blocks Arkansas' plan to execute several inmates

Arkansas, which has not carried out an execution in 12 years, planned to begin the lethal injections of at least six convicted murderers on Monday and complete the executions before the end of April. ...

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FBI investigated Trump campaign advisors Russian Federation links

Page's remarks on "GMA" came two days after The Washington Post reported that the Federal Bureau of Investigation obtained a secret court order last summer to monitor Trump's former foreign policy a...

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US, Russia relations 'at all-time low'

US, Russia relations 'at all-time low'

The Republican president, a few weeks ago, was talking about mending ties with Russian Federation. Moscow rejected calls by the U.S. to withdraw support for Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. The str...

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House GOP Finds One Health Policy to Agree on, but Rift Remains

House GOP Finds One Health Policy to Agree on, but Rift Remains

But while Meadows stayed away from name-calling, outside conservative groups were more than happy to take shots at more moderate Republicans and their umbrella organization, the Tuesday Group. "It is ...

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Trump congratulates Turkish president after internationally condemned power grab — Authoritarians unite

Trump congratulates Turkish president after internationally condemned power grab — Authoritarians unite

Scores of critical journalists were imprisoned, as well as dozens of politicians from the main Kurdish opposition party. Hundreds of demonstrators marched in a central neighbourhood in Istanbul, clank...

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Charlottesville City Council votes to sell Gen. Lee statue

Charlottesville City Council votes to sell Gen. Lee statue

Bundled with restrictions, Councilor Kristin Szakos' motion includes the sale of the statue will not be sold to someone who will promote any kind of hurtful ideology. The removal of Charlottesville's ...

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Strong debut for NH's top Boston Marathon finisher

Strong debut for NH's top Boston Marathon finisher

Rupp was 21 seconds back, and Suguru Osako of Japan placed third, 51 seconds behind the victor. "It's so exciting to see Americans being competitive here", said Rupp, the Olympic bronze medalist who w...

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