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Theresa May Announces Early Elections on June 8

Tim Farron says the Liberal Democrats will be putting the UK's membership of the European Union single market "front and centre" of their general election campaign. "So we need a General Election and...

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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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Theresa May shows she is prepared to play political games

Ironically, this will require a degree of cross-party unity the Prime Minister declared was sadly lacking in Westminster. "If we don't hold a general election now, their political game-playing will ...

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Iraqi forces fight door-to-door in Mosul as battles enters seventh month

MOSUL, Iraq, April 17 ( Reuters ) - Iraqi forces gained ground in door-to-door fighting in the Old City of Mosul, a military spokesman said on Monday, as the US -backed offensive to capture Islamic ...

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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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Flint's mayor to recommend water source after lead crisi

Flint's mayor to recommend water source after lead crisi

Flint's mayor is recommending that the MI city continue getting its drinking water from a Detroit-area system on the long term, following a crisis that left the supply contaminated with lead. But she ...

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Pope Francis denounces 'vile' Syria attacks in Easter Sunday message

Pope Francis denounces 'vile' Syria attacks in Easter Sunday message

On the Easter Monday public holiday, thousands of Italians and tourists gathered in St. Peter's Square at noon to join the pope for the Easter-season Marian prayer, which begins, "Queen of heaven, rej...

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British PM May calls for early election on June 8

Her gamble also means that the biggest three European Union economies - Germany, Britain and France - all face elections in 2017. In a statement Tuesday soon after May made her surprise announcement...

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MSNBC's Ali Velshi Introduces Ossoff as 'Congressman-to-Be'

MSNBC's Ali Velshi Introduces Ossoff as 'Congressman-to-Be'

What's interesting about Trump's seeming strategy to make the race a referendum on his first 89 days as president is that this district isn't exactly Trump territory. An Ossoff win would not tip the b...

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Spurs would be worthy first-time Premier League champions, admits Ian Wright

We are still in a great position. "They are feeling the possibility to write the history and it is important to know this", he said . I have concern because we have to work together and quickly find ...

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British Prime Minister calls for early general election

Unelected PM Theresa May has surprised us all by announcing this morning that there'll be a general election on the 8th of June. The British currency, which had weakened before the announcement, was...

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Donald Trump schooled in negotiation by Xi Jinping

Donald Trump schooled in negotiation by Xi Jinping

The presidents had "in-depth" exchanges on a range of issues including North Korea, it said , and Xi gave Trump a Chinese calligraphy scroll saying a "journey of a thousand miles begins with the firs...

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Gallagher confident in linemates ahead of Game 3

The ensuing draw was won by Plekanec, and after some quick passing, Gallagher teed up Lekhonen in the slot, and he rifled home his first playoff goal past Lundqvist's glove, giving Montreal the lead w...

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China says US wants diplomatic solution to N. Korea standoff

China says US wants diplomatic solution to N. Korea standoff

Trump himself appeared to reinforce the stern USA message at the White House, replying "Gotta behave" when a CNN reporter asked what message he had for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. TIMBER TRUCKS...

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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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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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Almost half a million Iraqis have fled Mosul fighting

The military is now involved in an offensive in the more densely-populated western Mosul where more than half of the area has been retaken. The soldiers are from C Battery, 2nd Battalion, 319th Airbor...

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Trump records robocall in Georgia congressional race

The Congressional seat is open because President Trump selected its previous Congressman Tom Price to head the Department of Health and Human Services, leaving wide open a key red seat, prime for the ...

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Future threats demand Serbia, US cooperate on counterterrorism: US senator

Future threats demand Serbia, US cooperate on counterterrorism: US senator

Almost two decades after the Kosovo war, relations between Serbia and the ethnic Albanian-majority government in Kosovo remain strained. He will also visit Montenegro, Albania and Kosovo to "reaffirm ...

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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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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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British Prime Minister Theresa May will seek election on June 8

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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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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Markets 'savouring' certainty as May calls snap election

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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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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Iran boosts natural gas production from underwater field

Iran boosts natural gas production from underwater field

Iran's total gas production is 885 million cubic metres per day. On the occasion of the Army National Day, Rouhani said that Iranian armed forces are much more prepared than any time else but the...

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Archaeologists discover trove of ancient Egyptian artifacts

Archaeologists discover trove of ancient Egyptian artifacts

The Valley of the Kings was the main place of burial for pharoahs and noblemen for almost 500 years, until the 11th Century BC. Excavations continue to reveal the tomb's secrets, with an inner chamb...

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Japan urges 'peace, pressure' in North Korea row

The US has been unnerved by North Korea's advancing missile and nuclear programs and has dispatched a military strike group to the Korean Peninsula. "This morning's provocation from the North is jus...

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Melania Nudges President Trump to Put Hand on Heart for 'Star-Spangled Banner'

First Lady Melania Trump, who is originally from Slovenia, had to nudge Mr Trump as a military band and singer launched into the anthem at the beginning of the White House Easter egg roll - an annua...

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