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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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European Commission: Turkey must investigate referendum doubts

The pro-Kurdish opposition Peoples' Democratic Party has said it presented complaints about unstamped ballots affecting three million voters. In Istanbul, hundreds of "no" supporters demonstrated in...

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No plan for pot conviction amnesty amid legalization move: Liberals

Online mail orders will be legal too. Canadians aged 18-34 are more likely than average to support marijuana legalization with 73 per cent saying they support the government's plan to make pot leg...

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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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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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N. Korea army vows 'merciless' response to U.S. provocation

North Korea is seen as trying to brag about its military power through the parade as it seeks to show the global community that it remains unscathed by tough worldwide sanctions, observers said. As fe...

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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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Trump violates Constitution for accepting foreign payments: Lawsuit

Trump violates Constitution for accepting foreign payments: Lawsuit

The lawsuit specifically argues that Trump violates the clause by continuing to do business with foreign governments at his hotels and restaurants, including Washington, D.C.'s Trump International H...

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VP Pence visits to DMZ as tensions near Korean Peninsula rise

VP Pence visits to DMZ as tensions near Korean Peninsula rise

Vice President Pence, speaking near the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea on Monday, delivered a similar steely statement, saying the "era of strategic patience is over". China has made...

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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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Suspect Arrested in Connection With Stockholm Truck Attack

Earlier today, a Briton was confirmed among the people killed in the Stockholm terrorist attack, Swedish police have said. They said the suspect had been on their radar before but not recently,...

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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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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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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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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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North Korea hits out at Trump and vows 'thermonuclear war'

North Korean state media warned that such "reckless acts of aggression" would be countered with "whatever methods the U.S. wants to take". It has since conducted a number of shorter-range missile te...

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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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May seeks British election June 8

The implications for Brexit are slightly different in the event that Labour wins the election. Our opponents believe, because our majority is so small, that our resolve will weaken and they can fo...

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Millions of Christians celebrate easter worldwide

Apostle Omudu recounted the efforts by those opposed to the church, to discredit the salvation offered to mankind through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The events of Easter provide the f...

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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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Theresa May calls snap General Election on June 8

In a surprise reversal , United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday called for an early general election June 8 in an attempt to weaken the opposition to her government's Brexit plans. "O...

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Here are the winners of the 2017 Boston Marathon

He plans one more run in NY before retiring from competitive racing. Hayle gave Ethiopia its first-ever sweep past year when he pulled away from countryman and two-time champion (2013, 2015) Lelisa ...

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Criticism of Turkey's electoral board 'politically motivated', minister says

Criticism of Turkey's electoral board 'politically motivated', minister says

This led to a protest by the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), which said it would contest the count and complain about other violations during the vote. Preliminary results suggested t...

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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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Appealing for calm, China says US wants talks on North Korea

Appealing for calm, China says US wants talks on North Korea

Pence was having lunch with Abe at the prime minister's official residence after arriving in Japan earlier in the day for the second stop of a 10-day Asia tour. He recalled that the US and South Korea...

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Trump hits back at tax protests, asks 'who paid' for rallies

Trump hits back at tax protests, asks 'who paid' for rallies

Documents from Trump's 2005 federal tax returns, obtained by investigative reporter David Cay Johnston, showed the president paid $38 million in taxes on income of more than $150 million. Mr. Trump ha...

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Pence to talk North Korea crisis in Japan

Pence to talk North Korea crisis in Japan

His national security adviser HR McMaster said the United States would rely on its allies as well as Chinese leadership to resolve the issues with North Korea . As tensions escalate over North Kor...

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Georgia Votes in Closely Watched Special Election

Georgia Votes in Closely Watched Special Election

And Democrats are hopeful that a win there could send a national message that they could retake the House in 2018. And no special election in a congressional district predicts the future, so nothing...

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U.S. officials blame Russian inaction for poison gas attack in Syria

The move was in response to the suspected chemical weapons attack on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhun which killed 87 people according to the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights. Iran and Russia...

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Costly Error Dooms the Rays against Boston

That allowed the Red Sox to intentionally walk third baseman Evan Longoria and create force outs at all four bases and the double-play opportunity. "Frustrating loss", said Kevin Cash . Some of ...

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