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Theresa May's snap United Kingdom election call takes advantage of polls, weak opposition

May's office says she will speak at 11:15 a.m. (1015GMT) Tuesday, after the weekly meeting of her Cabinet. By calling one in June, the next British election would not be due until 2022. The Birmingh...

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Trump welcomes families for first Easter Egg Roll

Trump welcomes families for first Easter Egg Roll

Tens of thousands of people attend the White House's annual Easter Egg roll each year - and 2017 was no exception. The event was first held in 1878."This is the 139th easter egg roll. "We will be stro...

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Facebook killer shoots himself during police chase

CORRECTS TO CLARIFY THE VIDEO WAS NOT BROADCAST ON FACEBOOK LIVE AS POLICE INITIALLY INDICATED, BUT POSTED AFTER THE KILLING - This undated photo provided by the Cleveland Police shows Steve Stephens...

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Texas governor gives first clear support for 'bathroom bill'

House Bill 21 by Rep. Dan Huberty , R-Houston, tweaks the state's current system for funding public schools. But if his bill clears his own chamber it will go to Republican Sen. But on Tuesday, th...

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Older Windows Systems Targeted by Newly Released Hack Tools

The absence of warning is significant because the NSA knew for months about the Shadow Brokers breach, officials previously told Reuters . North Korea is suspected of using SWIFT to target ...

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Petersburg subway bomber identified as Kyrgyz man

Petersburg subway bomber identified as Kyrgyz man

Family friends in the city of Osk said Dzhalilov, an ethnic Uzbek, had "golden hands" - as one revealed "he could do any work, and do it very well" - but Russian law enforcement agencies are now urgen...

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Pence: North Korea is 'getting the message'

Pence: North Korea is 'getting the message'

Pence arrived in Tokyo on Tuesday from South Korea, where he visited the heavily fortified border separating the North and South. North Korea's deputy representative to the United Nations, Kim In ...

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China urges USA and North Korea to refrain from provoking each other

China urges USA and North Korea to refrain from provoking each other

However, John Bolton, America's former ambassador to the United Nations, said piling on pressure wouldn't work and that the U.S. needed China's help to try and bring North and South Korea back toget...

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Ousted South Korean president formally charged in corruption probe

Park was also prosecuted on charges of abuse of power for ordering the administration to create and enforce a blacklist of artists critical of her. In April, she's indicted by Seoul prosecutors on...

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North Korea's Missile Test Fails, US and South Korean Government Confirm

He said that an "all-out war" would result if the USA took military action. Just when a few hours had passed without any escalation around the Korean Peninsula, The Guardian reports that the U.S...

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Canada Marijuana Legalization Plan Released, Would Legalize for Those 18+

Moving pot across global borders "would remain a serious criminal offence" under the new law. According to government statistics, as many as 4.6 million Canadians will consume an estimated total 655...

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Over 1500 migrants saved in major central Mediterranean operatio

Over 1500 migrants saved in major central Mediterranean operatio

Migrants on a rubber dinghy await rescue by the Malta-based NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) in the central Mediterranean in global waters off the coast of Sabratha in Libya, April 15. "We need...

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Iraqi soldiers killed in Mosul clashes

Brig. Gen. Yahya Rasool tells The Associated Press that six soldiers suffered breathing problems from the attack on Sunday and were treated in a nearby field clinic. More than 327,000 have fled fi...

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Putin: Russia's relations with USA have 'deteriorated' under Trump

The U.S. missile strike April 7 in response to the use of chemical weapons by Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime has stoked a long-overdue public debate about our nation's interests, engagement an...

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Israel Refuses to Negotiate With Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike

Earlier on Monday, around 1,300 prisoners went on ahunger strike on the Palestinian Prisoners Day. Ostensibly, Barghouti penned the article to explain why he launched a hunger strike among Palesti...

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May Calls For Early UK Elections As Brexit Looms

Mrs May said she had "only recently and reluctantly" concluded that an election was desirable, and blamed opposition parties and the House of Lords for weakening her negotiating position with the EU. ...

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France arrests men suspected of planning attack ahead of elections

The men, both French, are "suspected of wanting to commit, in an imminent way, a violent action on the eve of the French presidential election", the minister said. Macron's campaign team said authorit...

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US VP Pence says to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

USA vice-president Mike Pence has again hinted at the use of military force to deal with North Korea's accelerating nuclear weapons programme, warning that: " all options are on the table". "We wil...

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British Defence Secretary: Russia Responsible For Syria Chemical Attack 'By Proxy'

The coalition said the attack on the At-Tanf Garrison, a remote outpost used by elite USA and British forces, was a complex one involving a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device, followed by a gro...

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Street food has been banned in Bangkok

Street food has been banned in Bangkok

In the capital, which is internationally recognised for its street food, famous locations such as Chinatown/Yaowarat and Khao San Road would be cleared of vendors in a bid to beautify Bangkok . Howev...

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Kane: Spurs can put more doubt in Chelsea minds

And it all means that, with just six games of the season remaining, Mauricio Pochettino's Spurs are only four points adrift, and given that they are on a wonderful seven-match winning streak, the P...

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Rick Scott pushes ahead for VISIT FLORIDA funding

Rick Scott pushes ahead for VISIT FLORIDA funding

The request came about a week after the House and Senate released their budget proposals and with less than three weeks remaining in the 60-day regular session. The House proposed a constitutional ame...

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May calls for June 8 election before Brexit talks

Mrs May indicated that Conservative candidates will be expected to sign up to her election manifesto in full, putting pressure on remaining Europhiles within her party to toe the line. Corbyn wins onl...

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Turkey: Main opposition party files for referendum annulment

Turkey: Main opposition party files for referendum annulment

Not only does the result give him new powers as the country's head of state, but also extends his influence over the judiciary making him dominant over the Parliament. Mr Celik said: "While legislatio...

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Americans' Support for Trump Foreign Policy Rises After Missile Attack in Syria

Americans' Support for Trump Foreign Policy Rises After Missile Attack in Syria

The chemical attack killed about 80 people and injured many more, yet Russian Federation does not seem to want to budge from its position of support for Syrian President Bashar Assad. "What we do know...

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First Family attends their first Easter Egg roll

First Family attends their first Easter Egg roll

However, unlike the biggest celebrity guests during President Barrack Obama's administration such as Justin Bieber, Beyoncé and Ariana Grande, only the Easter Bunny and Trump himself were the star att...

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Human rights violations drive conflicts like Syria

Speaking with respect to conflict prevention, Zaiganov pointed out that prevention and resolution of armed conflicts are the main prerequisites for addressing human rights violations and not vice vers...

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Erdogan President says Turkey could hold referendum on European Union membership bid

Erdogan President says Turkey could hold referendum on European Union membership bid

President Trump congratulated Erdogan on victory, while both the State Department and White House spokesman Sean Spicer mentioned the preliminary findings by the Organization for Security and Co-Ope...

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Your questions answered on the general election in June

A Conservative party spokesman said there was no need for the public to see May face-off against Jeremy Corbyn. May, we are ready for a fight. "I am pleased she has made this decision - it will be g...

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Should Theresa May take part in TV debates before the general election?

Investors can expect significant volatility in sterling over the six weeks until the election as polls indicated levels of support for the governing Conservatives, Stubbs said. It would also grant her...

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