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Theresa May Calls General Election To Secure Brexit

Theresa May Calls General Election To Secure Brexit

And it's because of Brexit. The Prime Minister said she would go to Parliament and ask for the national vote on June 8, adding: "We need a general election and we need one now". She emphasized the u...

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Japan says differences with US on economic talks

Japan says differences with US on economic talks

The North, which is intent on developing a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile capable of reaching the mainland United States, defied worldwide pressure Sunday with a test that failed immediately after l...

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Donald Trump says US-Russia relationship may be at 'all-time low'

Mr Putin said he believed the U.S. would launch more missile strikes, and rebels were planning to stage chemical attacks to provoke more strikes. "At the right time everyone will come to their senses ...

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United Kingdom prime minister calls for snap election in June

United Kingdom prime minister calls for snap election in June

No. Prime ministers used to be able to call a general election whenever they liked within the five-year electoral cycle. The pound surged 0.7 percent against the dollar to $1.2658, recovering from a...

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UN Votes to End to Haiti Peacekeeping Mission in Mid-October

During a vote on Thursday, the UNSC members extended the mandate of the peacekeeping mission in Haiti for a final six months to end it in mid-October. He stressed it is risky work done honorably by ...

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Suspect in Facebook video killing shoots himself to death

Stephens, 37, was wanted for the death of Robert Godwin, 74, who was a self-taught mechanic, father of ten and grandfather of 14. Following a short pursuit, he shot himself as officers approached hi...

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'Still Under Audit': Trump Returns Won't Be Seen on Tax Day

'Still Under Audit': Trump Returns Won't Be Seen on Tax Day

Critics have raised questions about what Trump's tax returns say about his net worth and various business ties. Tax Day 2017 won't bring the release of President Trump's 2016 tax returns. "We are un...

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Spicer defends White House policy on visitor logs

It was the first administration to make a practice of routinely releasing the information. Three government watchdog groups sued this week to try to force the Trump administration to reinstate the p...

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Facebook killer Steve Stephens found dead in Pa.

Facebook said it removed the video 23 minutes after learning of it. Robert Godwin, a father of 10 and a former foundry worker, was killed as he picked up aluminum cans . "I am sorry that all of t...

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United States attack on Syria air base crossed 'red lines': Assad allies

United States attack on Syria air base crossed 'red lines': Assad allies

In his first interview as President Donald Trump's top national security adviser, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster on Sunday backed the USA missile attack on Syria last week, saying "we're prepared to do ...

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Trump rallies Georgia Republicans for election

Trump rallies Georgia Republicans for election

To his credit, Ossoff has canvassed every 6th district nook and cranny with the race's strongest ground game, and he'll need that investment to pay off for him Tuesday night. But even if Ossoff finish...

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Britain's prime minister to seek early election on June 8

The pound dropped by almost 1% against the US dollar ahead of May's surprise announcement, but it reversed course and entered positive territory as she spoke. May's Conservatives hold 330 seats in the...

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City of Tallahassee Hosts an Egg-stra Special Hunt

City of Tallahassee Hosts an Egg-stra Special Hunt

Travis Tebbetts already knew what to expect Saturday as a virtual sea of children anxiously waited for their big chance to grab an Easter egg during the annual Easter egg hunt at the soccer fields n...

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BJP yet to be at its peak, says Amit Shah

The resolution said that policies of the government have established India's credibility on world forums as a fast growing and progressive nation, while the government is also "diligently working to...

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Pence in Japan, discusses N. Korea, economic ties

Pence in Japan, discusses N. Korea, economic ties

Pence said Washington will assess Japan's complicated situation against Pyongyang's continued missile launches. Pyongyang has said it is ready for war. Pence told Abe that the US administration is det...

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United Airlines removes bride and groom traveling to wedding from plane

It has suffered not one, but now two public relations scandals for giving paying customers the boot on their flights within the past few weeks. The couple was travelling to Costa Rica to get married...

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How will the 2017 snap General Election work in practice?

By midday trading in London , it was trading 0.7 percent higher at $1.2658. The House of Commons will vote on the proposal tomorrow (Wednesday, 19 April). Unlike her predecessor David Cameron, Ms. ...

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Turkey state of emergency to be extended by 3 months

Crowds gather in Istanbul for a massive rally to mark the end of nightly democracy demonstrations following Turkey's abortive July 15 coup that killed over 270 people. The failed July 15 coup attempt,...

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Australia likely to start supplying uranium to India from this year

A joint statement released after the talks said the two leaders "recognised that India and Australia share common interests in ensuring maritime security and the safety of sea lines of communication"....

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Trump congratulates Erdogan after Turkey referendum win

The monitors said the procedures used in the vote on giving the president sweeping new powers "fell short" of worldwide standards. Trump also spoke to Erdogan in February, reports the Guardian. Th...

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President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Says Turkey Will Ignore Election Monitors' Referendum Criticism

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Says Turkey Will Ignore Election Monitors' Referendum Criticism

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose Justice and Development Party (AKP) penned and campaigned for a "Yes" vote, has already claimed victory and later received a congratulatory phone call fro...

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Keylor in Boston Herald on French Presidential Election

Keylor in Boston Herald on French Presidential Election

Le Pen is predicted by opinion polls to make it through the April 23 first round to the May 7 vote that pits the two highest scoring candidates against each other. But in a second round, expectatio...

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Turkey PM: Opposition Must Respect Referendum Results

Supporters of Tayyip Erdogan waved flags in the streets while opponents banged pots and pans in protest in their homes, after a narrow referendum victory gave the Turkish president sweeping powers and...

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Trump congratulates Erdogan as others dispute his election

Trump congratulates Erdogan as others dispute his election

Turkey has been under a state of emergency since a failed coup attempt last summer. They "agreed on the importance of holding Syrian President Bashar al-Assad accountable", the Guardian reported . De...

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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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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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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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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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Theresa May seeks General Election on 8 June

She said that since Britons voted to leave the European Union in June, the country had come together, but politicians had not. There will be a Commons vote on the proposed election on Wednesday - Ma...

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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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