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EU's Brexit plans 'unchanged' by United Kingdom snap election

Under the terms of the Fixed Term Parliaments Act , she needs a two-thirds majority if she wants to go to the country before 2020, but with both Labour and Liberal Democrats saying they will suppor...

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United Kingdom election on June 8 aims to put Brexit fears to rest

London's FTSE 100 deepened losses on Tuesday after Theresa May called for a snap general election to be held in the United Kingdom on 8 June, unleashing a fresh wave of uncertainty across financial ma...

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Ivanka's biz prospers as politics mixes with business

Ivanka's biz prospers as politics mixes with business

Trump has distanced herself from day-to-day management of her brand, which she still owns, and shifted its assets to a family-run trust valued at more than $50 million. In a statement Tuesday, a spoke...

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TTV Dhinakaran calls party MLAs meeting

TTV Dhinakaran calls party MLAs meeting

Chennai: In a big development, an influential section of Sasikala loyalists led by Chief Minister EK Palaniswami on Tuesday revolted against the AIADMK general secretary, resolving to "delink" the pa...

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European Union calls on Turkey to investigate referendum 'irregularities'

European Union calls on Turkey to investigate referendum 'irregularities'

Trump's congratulations on Monday were in contrast with European Union leaders who have been reserved in their reaction to the narrow victory and even his own State Department, which earlier noted con...

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Facebook killer takes his own life as police close in

The 37-year-old murder suspect was spotted Tuesday near Erie County inside his auto at a McDonald's parking lot about 11 a.m. local time, said Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams and Ryan Tar...

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US Vice president Pence reassures Japan as North Korea threatens 'weekly' tests

US Vice president Pence reassures Japan as North Korea threatens 'weekly' tests

Five days later, Pyongyang again ratcheted tensions by testing a rocket engine, one which showed "meaningful" signs of progress, according to South Korean officials. The dialogue will base itself on...

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Neil Gorsuch First Day Cases Originalism Neal Katyal

Neil Gorsuch First Day Cases Originalism Neal Katyal

He rarely stopped smiling. The high court is back to its full contingent of nine members after being short-handed since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia more than 14 months ago. Above the Law re...

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Hundreds turnout for annual Easter egg hunt

Hundreds turnout for annual Easter egg hunt

The event at People's Church brought families like the Maynards out, and mom Breanne says flawless weather helped create a great atmosphere for her two kids. "We've been here trying to make deals, try...

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Battle of Vimy Ridge remembered

Vimy Ridge became a very important victory for the Allies and particularly for Canadian soldiers. Commemorating the battle of Vimy Ridge is of particular importance to the B.C. "I went to Vimy Ridge...

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Aaron Hernandez trial: First defense witness rips apart prosecution's entire motive

Aaron Hernandez trial: First defense witness rips apart prosecution's entire motive

The double-murder trial of Aaron Hernandez is off to the jury. Salvador said that he asked Hernandez to pose with him for a photo. Baez said that story came from prosecution star witness Alexan...

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Russia, United States agree on joint work over Syrian conflict

Russia, United States agree on joint work over Syrian conflict

United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday laid bare the deepened rift caused over Syria and other issues with Russian Federation, and said that relations between Washington and Moscow "may ...

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Man dragged off United Airlines files Court papers

They could avail it in the form of cash, travel credits or miles . Numerous internet trolls expressed their anger and disbelief over the incident by poking fun at United Airlines and Munoz. Unite...

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Trump, unlike Europe, congratulates Turkey's Erdogan on referendum win

Trump, unlike Europe, congratulates Turkey's Erdogan on referendum win

Monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, who also listed numerous irregularities, said the board's move undermined important election safeguards. "The legal framework w...

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Stakes high for Trump, Democrats in Georgia House race

Stakes high for Trump, Democrats in Georgia House race

Eastern, Ossoff had about 50.3% of the vote, with only about half of the precincts reporting. Georgia voters in the Atlanta suburbs will go to the polls on Tuesday in a special election for the co...

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New Zealand restricts skilled-worker visas in 'Kiwis-first approach to immigration'

New Zealand restricts skilled-worker visas in 'Kiwis-first approach to immigration'

People would also have to earn almost $50,000 dollars a year to qualify as a high-skilled migrant. A second threshold will be set at $73,000 - one-and-a-half times the median income. Seasonal occupa...

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Mexico's latest captured ex-governor once his party's future

Mexico's latest captured ex-governor once his party's future

A former state governor who had come to symbolize corruption within Mexico's ruling party, was arrested on Saturday in Guatemala, Mexico's attorney general's office said, in what could be a boost for ...

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Palestinian Prisoners Stage Massive Hunger Strike In Israel

Palestinian Prisoners Stage Massive Hunger Strike In Israel

The Prisoners' Club said a main demand was for Israel to halt detention without trial for some 500 Palestinians now being held and for an end to solitary confinement. Top Israeli officials have vowe...

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Court: Painkillers found all over Prince's house

Court: Painkillers found all over Prince's house

The day before Prince died, Paisley Park staffers contacted the California addiction specialist as they were trying to get Prince help. Instead, a lot of them were in the name of Kirk Johnson, a close...

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In business dealings, Donald Trump has ignored 'Buy American' ethos

Trump has traveled to promote his agenda less than his recent predecessors. There's a real demand among American companies for skilled workers like the ones Snap-On Tools employs. Last week, Kudlow ur...

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Trump targets visas for highly skilled workers

Trump targets visas for highly skilled workers

President Donald Trump is directing federal agencies to review a visa program used by companies to hire high-skilled foreign workers in the U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to sign an ex...

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Radical Islamic Terrorist Group Kills 47 Christians in Egypt

Radical Islamic Terrorist Group Kills 47 Christians in Egypt

The second suicide bomber detonated his vest at a gate outside of St. Mark's church in Alexandria, killing 17. Reporter Bel Trew, Egypt correspondent for the Times of London, told NPR that the ...

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Murdered police officer Keith Palmer buried in London

Police officers listen to a broadcast from Southwark Cathedral of the funeral today, leaving many in tears. Police from all over Britain are attending the funeral of Pc Keith Palmer. Police line the...

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Assad allies say United States attack on Syria air base crosses 'red lines'

The joint command center also said the presence of US troops in northern Syria where Washington has hundreds of special forces helping the multi-ethnic and religious Syrian Democratic Force, SDF, to o...

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Locals react to newly appointed Alabama Governor

Locals react to newly appointed Alabama Governor

Before making his resignation speech in the Capitol, Bentley pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor violations of the campaign finance law under a deal with the attorney general's office. "Though I have ...

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Trump Team Outlines Plan For Syria, ISIS

But it's hard to see exactly what Russian Federation can do next without making a bad situation worse. The site was targeted because U.S. intelligence indicated Syrian military forces operating from...

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U.S. gains Trump backing for World Cup bid with Mexico, Canada

The 2026 tournament will be the first to feature an expanded 48-nation field and the proposal will see the U.S. host 60 games, with 10 each in Canada and Mexico . The country did host the Women's ...

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'UK general election will not change EU's stance on Brexit'

'UK general election will not change EU's stance on Brexit'

Under the Fixed Terms Parliament Act, which her party introduced, to hold the election she will need a two thirds majority in the House of Commons vote, which is due to be held today, Wednesday, Apr...

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UK leader seeks snap June 8 election to bolster Brexit hand

UK leader seeks snap June 8 election to bolster Brexit hand

Why call an election now? Paul Ray - who also stood in 2015 - has been confirmed as the party's representative once again after Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap election e...

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South Korea to match any North Korean provocation

President Donald Trump said there is always a worry about a possible nuclear war with North Korea. US Defence Secretary James "Mad Dog" Mattis has been briefed on the plan to shoot down Kim's missil...

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