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IS claims Melbourne attack; PM Turnbull calls it 'cowardly'

A very long record of violence. He was later jailed in 2012 over a violent home invasion and released in December. A Muslim terrorist, who killed a man and took a woman hostage before being killed...

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Puerto Ricans back full US statehood

Puerto Ricans back full US statehood

It means, the vast majority of those who exercised their right to vote want Puerto Rico to be the 51st state of the United States. Rossello, who heads the pro-statehood New Progressive Party, said h...

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Should Puerto Rico become the 51st state?

At the moment, residents on the Caribbean island, a USA territory since 1898, have United States citizenship but can not vote in federal elections and have no formal representation in Congress . As...

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Professor eats his pro-Brexit book after election stunner

Shortly after the surprising results from Thursday's vote came in showing that the Conservative Party of Prime Minister Theresa May lost its majority in Parliament , the Twitterverse started dema...

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Trump calls Comey "cowardly" as more questions on Russia loom in Congress

Sessions' testimony comes days after fired FBI director James Comey testified before the same committee and suggested that there may have been more compromising information involving the attorne...

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John Oliver Introduces the Solution to Britain's Brexit Woes: Lord Buckethead

The costumed character/space lord, who was one of May's opponents, won 249 votes and headlines around the world. "A so-called divorce bill needs to be negotiated where the United Kingdom settles fin...

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Senior Cabinet minister offer support to UK prime minister

Senior Cabinet minister offer support to UK prime minister

Her leadership of the party is under challenge. He told ITV television that the " dead woman walking " claims were wrong, and that it was the job of the Conservatives to get on with running the co...

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Who are the DUP and what will they want from the Tories?

Who are the DUP and what will they want from the Tories?

After failing to secure a majority in the parliament in the snap election , Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans to form a government with the backing of the Democratic Unionist Party . Sh...

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British PM's days numbered as top aides quit?

British PM's days numbered as top aides quit?

Q: What happens if no party is able to form a government? She said they had had "very good discussions" in Belfast on Saturday with Conservative chief whip Gavin Williamson, but declined to be dra...

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"Hard Brexit" plan is dead in the water - Scotland's Sturgeon

Sturgeon's party, which almost swept the board in Scotland two years ago, lost heavyweights to a Conservative Party reinvigorated by Scottish leader Ruth Davidson . Although the Nationalists rema...

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Over 200 detained in Russian anti-corruption protests

Over 200 detained in Russian anti-corruption protests

Russia's top opposition figure and presidential candidate Alexei Navalny addresses his campaign volunteers during their meeting in Tver (some 150 km from Moscow ), on May 29, 2017.br / A line of s...

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Navalny held as thousands protest Putin

Navalny held as thousands protest Putin

Petersburg, where protesters chanted "shame" during a rally at the Field of Mars park. The re-enactors watched the rally before riot police broke up the crowd and randomly seized the protesters. Pol...

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UK polls: Theresa May's two closest advisers quit after election debacle

Sanders congratulated Corbyn for running "a very positive and effective campaign" and said that in both the United Kingdom and US people want governments "that represent all the people, not just the...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Offers To Testify To Intelligence Panel

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Offers To Testify To Intelligence Panel

But will the hearing be open or closed? While the Senate Intelligence Committee has received most of the publicity of late on the Russian Federation probe, the House Intelligence Committee has also ...

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New poll finds Labour has six-point lead over Conservatives

Instead, voters stripped the Conservatives of their parliamentary majority. She has called for a closer relationship with the European Union after Brexit. He acknowledged that the government would...

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May returns foe in bid to unite party

May returns foe in bid to unite party

May called the general election three years earlier than required by law, with the aim of sweeping an even greater majority for her party before Brexit talks in just eight days to take the country...

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Who are the Northern Ireland Unionists, the UK's new kingmakers?

Who are the Northern Ireland Unionists, the UK's new kingmakers?

Seeking to capitalise on high popularity ratings, the Conservative Party leader and prime minister called for a snap election despite her initial pledges not to, urging voters to give her a stronger m...

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United Kingdom general election ends in a hung parliament

United Kingdom general election ends in a hung parliament

While the Conservative Party is the largest in the Parliament, it lost the necessary majority and will need to form a coalition. But he has responded in typically colourful fashion, tweeting: "Mai...

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Theresa May 'Alone And Friendless' After Election Defeat, Says Former Aide

Theresa May 'Alone And Friendless' After Election Defeat, Says Former Aide

She accused the Conservatives of causing chaos in the United Kingdom on an industrial scale. SIEGEL: The Conservatives evidently plan to govern with the Democratic Unionists, the dominant Protesta...

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United Kingdom confirms Brexit talks will go ahead as planned

United Kingdom confirms Brexit talks will go ahead as planned

She called this election to secure a mandate for her negotiating position, and the electorate snubbed her. Earlier, Arlene Foster, the leader of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionists (DUP), confir...

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Russian police arrest 50 opposition protesters

Russian police arrest 50 opposition protesters

At one point, the Moscow demonstration featured an unlikely scene of about 5,000 protesters rallying next to an enclosure with geese, a medieval catapult and bearded men in homemade tunics and carry...

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Britain's Brexit minister says May not a 'dead woman walking'

Instead, the 27 other European Union member states are facing a divided British parliament in a divided Britain. The Brexit Secretary said the talks would take place that week, but not necessarily...

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UK Cabinet reshuffle: Michael Gove makes shocking return as Environment Secretary

UK Cabinet reshuffle: Michael Gove makes shocking return as Environment Secretary

The Queen's Speech is however set to be delayed as the Conservative and Democratic Unionist parties hammer out a pact that would give the government an effective majority in the Commons. Under Mr Ca...

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Boris Johnson calling for end to blockade of Qatar

Boris Johnson calling for end to blockade of Qatar

Qatar was also expelled from a Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. "The four countries agreed on categorizing 59 persons and 12 entities in their list of terrorism", they said , affirming "that...

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CM Shivraj Chouhan to sit on fast till 'Peace is restored '

Resonating similar sentiments, another Congress leader Meem Afzal said that the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister called off his fast after he discovered it was making no impact whatsoever. The delega...

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Hundreds march on Downing Street to protest Tory and DUP coalition

Then Downing Street and the DUP contradicted that very announcement, only five hours after it was published, saying that negotiations were, actually, still in progress. May's office announced earlie...

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A relaxed and confident Corbyn sets out his path to power

A relaxed and confident Corbyn sets out his path to power

Downing St. said the Cabinet will discuss the agreement on Monday. It opposes same-sex marriage and is anti-abortion - with abortion remaining illegal in Northern Ireland , except in specific medic...

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Amid fighting, PH flag hoisted in Marawi on Independence Day

The cooperation between the longtime allies is significant because Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who came to power a year ago, has taken a hostile stance towards Washington and has vowed to ej...

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Why Gal Gadot Is a Real-Life Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman also stars Chris Pine , David Thewlis, Connie Nielsen , and Robin Wright . Contrary to an earlier report , it's now being said that Patty Jenkins is not signed on as of yet to ...

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The UK's 'Hung Parliament' and what it means for Brexit

Sanders may be a septuagenarian and Corbyn only two years away from that, but both have spurred youth frustrated with the rightward, corporate shift within Labour and the Democrats that left little ...

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