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UK Prime Minister Theresa May calls for general election on June 8

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday that she would ask for a snap election to be held June 8 - less than a year after voters made a decision to take the United Kingdom out of the European ...

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Turkey extends state of emergency for 3 more months

Turkey extends state of emergency for 3 more months

The "Yes" camp won 51.41 percent in Sunday's referendum, according to complete results released by election authorities. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters during a rall...

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US VP Pence to seek market access, investment, in Japan talks

He said the Trump administration's deployment of the Carl Vinson nuclear carrier task group to waters off the Korean Peninsula again "proves the USA reckless moves for invading the DPRK have reached ...

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This new bill would legalize weed in Canada

The proposed legislation will be carefully scrutinized by provincial governments, marijuana producers and a number of would-be distributors and sellers of marijuana that are all looking for a piece of...

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Pence: US won't rest until N. Korea gives up nuclear weapons

Pence: US won't rest until N. Korea gives up nuclear weapons

After meetings with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and other leaders, Pence told reporters that President Donald Trump was confident that economic and diplomatic pressure has a chance of compelling North K...

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FCA to investigate interest-only market

FCA to investigate interest-only market

These include cross-border market access, the opportunity to recruit and maintain a skilled workforce, cooperation between regulatory authorities and influence over standards. It warned that a lack of...

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Turkey renews State of Emergency

Turkey renews State of Emergency

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, delivers a speech during a rally of supporters a day after the referendum , outside the Presidential Palace, in Ankara , Turkey, Monday, April 17, 2017. Tur...

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Trump rallies Georgia Republicans ahead of special election

Trump rallies Georgia Republicans ahead of special election

In one advertisement, produced by the conservative super PAC Congressional Leadership Fund, Ossoff's national security bona fides are called inconsequential - some of his work experience took place ...

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Cleveland police hunting Facebook Live killer

Cleveland police hunting Facebook Live killer

Justin Osofsky, Facebook's vice-president of global operations, said the first complaint made about the video showing the killing came almost two hours after it was posted. Facebook has launched ...

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Berwick MP reacts to snap election

May shocked the country earlier today by revealing that she would push for a vote on 8 June. Corbyn said he welcomed the decision to call for an election, even though his party is convulsed by di...

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Trump sheds anti-China rhetoric, sounds upbeat after talks with Xi

Trump sheds anti-China rhetoric, sounds upbeat after talks with Xi

One has to see how differing approaches offered by the United States and China could work out in Syria. The two leaders instead broadly vowed to work more closely to get the North to abandon its nuc...

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General Election: Tim Farron vows to fight 'hard Brexit'

Ms Blundell, who was selected as the Lib Dem candidate last September, said: "This election is a real opportunity to change the direction of our country and provide the people with a government that r...

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News 5 Interviews Governor Kay Ivey, Discusses Transition and Plans for Alabama

News 5 Interviews Governor Kay Ivey, Discusses Transition and Plans for Alabama

Governor Ivey and I have always had a great working relationship and I look forward to continuing my work as President Pro Tem and presiding officer of the Senate. "Baby, let me know what I am going t...

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British Prime Minister Theresa May will seek election on June 8

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced her intentions for a snap General Election this June 8. Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said the Tories "see a chance to move the United Kingdo...

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Turkish police helicopter crashes in southeast

Turkish police helicopter crashes in southeast

A police helicopter flies over a member of security forces as people are escorted by security forces towards the courthouse in Mugla, western Turkey, on February 20, 2017. Teams of Disaster and Emerge...

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Despite Iran, Russia threats over Syria, Trump enjoys 16th golf course visit

Despite Iran, Russia threats over Syria, Trump enjoys 16th golf course visit

Although Trump is expected to temporarily halt his Mar-a-Lago visits with the onset of summer in May, it is likely that he will then switch to regularly visiting Trump Tower in New York City and the T...

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US, allies weigh options after North Korea's missile test: adviser

US, allies weigh options after North Korea's missile test: adviser

Tension in the area has risen under as the administration of President Donald Trump in the United States has said that all options are on the table, which Abe said Japan supports. The extended-range S...

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$50K Reward Offered For Facebook Killer Who Posted Video Of Murder Online

In this case, we did not receive a report about the first video [which featured the suspect saying he meant to murder], and we only received a report about the second video - containing the shooting -...

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Markets 'savouring' certainty as May calls snap election

Prime Minister May, who had repeatedly denied that she would call an election before the next scheduled poll in 2020, indicated that the early general election will help unite the political corridors ...

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Thwarted attack rattles France days before presidential vote

He called the arrests a reminder that "the terrorist threat remains very high" especially during the election campaign, and reiterated calls for pressure on internet companies to better police extremi...

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US Continues to Send Conflicting Messages on Assad's Future

Residents said warplanes returned to bomb them on Friday and Saturday. The Syrian army said the U.S. attack killed six people. Netanyahu expressed his support for the strikes on Friday, saying that ...

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Korea high on agenda for Pence visit

Before those discussions, Pence will join a working lunch with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for talks expected to focus on security issues amid rising tensions on the Korean peninsula. The UK has urged N...

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Pope calls for end to

Pope calls for end to "horror and death" in Syria

Speaking from the window of the Apostolic Palace before the recitation of the Regina Coeli midday prayer, the Pope said the day's liturgy echoes the great cry of Easter Sunday, 'Christ is Risen, Halle...

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May's election call 'shows disdain for Northern Ireland'

Deputy Flanagan is hopeful that the talks process in the North "can continue and conclude successfully in the coming days", but believes parties may now switch to campaign mode. "This announcement doe...

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Decision to drop huge bomb in Afghanistan purely tactical : U.S. general

The bomb's use has attracted enormous attention, but its aim in yesterday's attack was relatively mundane by military standards: destroy a tunnel and cave complex used by Islamic State fighters in a r...

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U.S. investigates possible Russian Federation role in Syria chemical attack

U.S. President Donald Trump ordered cruise missile strikes on a Syrian air base after he blamed Assad for the chemical attack, which killed at least 70 people, many of them children, in the Syrian tow...

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North Korea accuses U.S. of creating situation for nuclear war

North Korea accuses U.S. of creating situation for nuclear war

North Korea is accusing United States of bringing the Korean Peninsula into "a risky situation in which a thermonuclear war may break out at any moment". But if they fail to do so, then the USA and it...

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British PM seeks early election on June 8

Despite repeatedly saying that she wouldn't call a new election following her ascension to the post of Prime Minister in July a year ago, the announcement came in the wake of several polls putting the...

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Islamic State seeking alliance with al Qaeda, Iraqi vice president says

When Daesh took over Mosul in June 2014, the city's Sudanese residents stayed. A map of Mosul shows areas of control as of March 16, 2017. Iraqi Federal Police forces "are engaged in hard, house-to-...

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Thousands of migrants rescued in 3 days in Mediterranean

Thousands of migrants rescued in 3 days in Mediterranean

Over 2,000 people were saved on Friday and 3,000 on Saturday, the Italian Coast Guard said . A migrant carries her baby on board a rigid-hulled inflatable boat (RHIB) of the Malta-based NGO Migrant...

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