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Erdogan Wins Turkey Referendum, Opposition Kicks

Erdogan Wins Turkey Referendum, Opposition Kicks

Supporters are streaming into the governing AK party's headquarters here in Ankara , vehicle horns and campaign songs blaring - they are convinced the "Yes" side has won and that President Erdogan no...

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Pak extends felicitations to Turkey on outcome of referendum

The "Yes" campaign to give Turkish President expanded powers won with 51.3 percent of the vote a tightly-contested referendum although the "No" camp had closed the gap, according to initial results. T...

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Turkish opposition urges board to cancel referendum result

For an excellent run-down of what the reforms will do, see JD Mussel at Fruits and Votes: Turkey referendum: Latin Americanization on the road to autocracy which has a detailed run-down of what wi...

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Turkey referendum: Early results indicate support for Erdogan

Numerous votes are coming from the Turks residing overseas in Germany, reportedly at 1.6 million. The opposition were particularly incensed by a decision by the Supreme Election Board (YSK) to allow...

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Three die as Turkey votes in historic referendum

Results show 51.21% of Turks are in favor of giving Erdogan more power and 48.79% are opposed. An ocean of supporters braved the pouring rain as Prime Minister Binali Yildirim first delivered a mess...

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Mike Pence tells Koreans: 'Our resolve has never been stronger'

Military officials in South Korea said the test of an unidentified missile carried out on Sunday had failed. In February 2012, the United States and North Korea announced an agreement in which the...

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April The Giraffe's Baby 'Very Independent,' Zoo Owner Says

The weight of the newborn is unknown, but a calf at birth is usually about 6 feet tall and weighs a whopping 100 to 150 pounds. A large viewing audience watched April's labour on the Adventure Par...

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North Korean Medium-Range Missile Test Fails

Its national airline, Air China, has canceled some flights to the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, due to poor demand but it has not suspended all flights there, it said on Friday. Last week, he said ...

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North Korea Fails Attempted Missile Launch

Mr Trump has accused North Korea of "looking for trouble" and recently ordered aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson and several war ships to the area to highlight American concern. Its national airline,...

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Five people dead after plane crashes near Lidl supermarket in Portugal

Five people dead after plane crashes near Lidl supermarket in Portugal

The passengers and pilot are all French, El Mundo reports. Fire and smokes were seen rising on the scene after the plane crashed into a truck. The aircraft had only just taken off from Tires airfi...

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Egypt's parliament approves 3-month state of emergency

The ministry said Tawadros was unharmed, and a church official said he left before the explosion. Outside of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in Cairo's central downtown area, a military tank is s...

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North Korea may be capable of sarin-loaded missiles

North Korea may be capable of sarin-loaded missiles

His warning came amid looming concern about another missile or nuclear test by the communist country, reported Nikkei Asian Review. Without providing specifics, US officials told NBC News that w...

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U.S. and Russian Federation struggle to overcome rifts in Moscow

U.S. and Russian Federation struggle to overcome rifts in Moscow

He said there was a "low level of trust" between the nations and "the world's two foremost nuclear powers can not have this kind of relationship". Details of the meeting were not released. He also...

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North Korea's missile launch: What we know

A North Korean missile exploded during launch Sunday from the country's east coast, USA and South Korean officials said , a high-profile failure that comes as a powerful US aircraft carrier approache...

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North Korea shows of new intercontinental ballistic missiles

North Korea shows of new intercontinental ballistic missiles

War rhetoric has intensified and tensions have mounted between the US and North Korea in the past few days as Pyongyang readies for yet another nuclear weapons test and the Trump administration awaits...

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Pence Calls North Korea's Failed Missile Launch A 'Provocation'

Pence Calls North Korea's Failed Missile Launch A 'Provocation'

In a joint appearance, Pence said North Korea should mind the actions and intent of the president. "But the era of strategic patience is over", Pence said. A White House foreign policy adviser tra...

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No Gobert, no problem as Jazz defeat Clippers

They are such a well-oiled machine where every player is a spinning gear, triggered to the next one. "I think there is a problem with overreacting to a loss". The Jazz did not match up against the Cli...

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NUT delegates denounce Sats, as union paves way for boycott

NUT delegates denounce Sats, as union paves way for boycott

Mr Courtney said: "The Conservatives did not include this in their 2015 manifesto". It came a day after he laid down an ultimatum to Education Secretary Justine Greening to increase government fundi...

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After Days Of Tension, North Korean Missile Test Fails

After Days Of Tension, North Korean Missile Test Fails

Pence, who has called the North's failed missile test a day earlier "a provocation", said the US and its allies will achieve its objectives through "peaceable means or ultimately by whatever means a...

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Pence brands N Korea missile 'provocation'

US Vice President has since called Kim's attempt to launch a nuclear missile a "provocation". An attempted missile launch by North Korea on Sunday failed, US and South Korean defense officials told ...

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Mother of teacher's assistant recounts daughter's terror during North Park shooting

District Superintendent Dale Marsden told parents at a meeting that the new rule only applies to North Park but might be applied to other campuses. Sykes said her son-in-law killed Smith because she...

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Pence says United States commitment to South Korea stronger than ever

On April 5, Pyongyang fired off what was thought to be a KN-15 medium-range ballistic missile from the Sinpo area. The official said the missile blew up so quickly there is limited data. He indicated ...

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France's Le Pen accuses rival Macron of being soft on Islamists

France's Le Pen accuses rival Macron of being soft on Islamists

By which time Le Pen's hopes for a Front National victory could already be extinguished. That would make your vacation across the Atlantic a little cheaper - so enjoy planning to travel to the Europea...

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Jenson Button to make one-off F1 return at Monaco

He'll do a great job for us, I'm sure of that". "I didn't go away from F1". He wants to be one of the few people to say he's won the Triple Crown like that. The Spaniard says his focus remains on Fo...

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North Korea rolls out missiles, other weaponry at late founder's birthday parade

North Korea rolls out missiles, other weaponry at late founder's birthday parade

North Korea conducted two such tests previous year alone, which analysts say would have taken the country a step forward in gaining the knowledge to make nuclear weapons small enough to fit on lo...

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DPRK missile test provocative, destabilizing

DPRK missile test provocative, destabilizing

According to US and South Korean officials, North Korea's missile launched a missile on Sunday which exploded before hitting target. That eased the risk of imminent retaliation from Trump , who had s...

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Donald and DeLaet tie lead as Lowry falls back at Harbour Town

Donald and DeLaet tie lead as Lowry falls back at Harbour Town

The 35-year-old Canadian is still searching for his first career PGA Tour victory. 4, 5 and 6 - his only birdies on the front nine - and two on the back nine to go along with one bogey. The setup arou...

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At UN, US tells Russian Federation it's isolating itself by backing Assad

He repeated what Defense Secretary James Mattis said on Tuesday - that the Syrian government clearly orchestrated the chemical weapon attack that killed almost 100 people. "We have not seen a single...

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Manhunt for man who broadcasted shooting on Facebook live in Cleveland

A cell phone belonging to Stephens was pinged overnight on the east side of Erie County, Pennsylvania, according to City of Erie Police Sgt. Robert Hill, but there have been no legitimate sightings of...

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Turkey's president claims referendum win

Under the changes, most of which will only come into effect after the next elections due in 2019, Turkey's governance will be transformed from a parliamentary system to an executive presidency. Mr E...

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