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UK prime minister defends decision to seek snap election

UK prime minister defends decision to seek snap election

Under the terms of the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act, Mrs May must secure a two-thirds majority of MPs to bring the election forward by three years from the scheduled date of May 2020. "Accountability an...

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British lawmakers set to approve PM Theresa May's June 8 election plan

British lawmakers set to approve PM Theresa May's June 8 election plan

The remaining 27 European Union countries are set to rubber-stamp Mr Tusk's guidelines at a summit on April 29, paving the way for chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier to begin formal negotiations w...

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Palestinian People Mark Palestinian Prisoners' Day

More hardline still was the reaction by Israel's intelligence and transportation minister, who tweeted that Barghouti should have been executed after his conviction for murder in 2004 in an Israeli ...

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UK leader calls for early election to boost Brexit bid

It comes just a day after the Prime Minister's shock announcement in which she argued it was the only way to secure stability ahead of Brexit. The Prime Minister stood at the steps of 10 Downing Str...

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Abe, Pence voice mutual support over N. Korea

Pence's advisers said the vice president would make the case to Abe and Aso that the USA rejection of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, under Trump does not signal a US withdrawal from trade and ...

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Varsities, colleges closed in Kashmir Valley

Varsities, colleges closed in Kashmir Valley

On the other hand, in view of widespread protests, the puppet regime ordered the closure of all universities, colleges and higher secondary schools in the Kashmir Valley. They were demanding action CR...

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Narendra Modi, Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull holds delegation-level talks on development

A number of MoUs and agreements are also to be firmed up in the areas of security, environment, sports, science and technology and health. "It is no surprise, therefore, that cooperation in the fiel...

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Pence vows 'overwhelming' response to North Korea

It later emerged that the Navy strike group, led by the USS Carl Vinson, which was thought to be on its way was actually headed in the opposite direction. Mattis struck an even tougher tone on North K...

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UK Prime Minister calls for early election

UK Prime Minister calls for early election

Her decision to subject Britons to a third national election campaign in just over two years - after the 2015 general election and the referendum on exiting the European Union ten months ago - was met...

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Theresa May seeks Parliament's approval for snap election

Theresa May seeks Parliament's approval for snap election

Labour has already said it supports an early election . Locally, party leaders and campaigners have welcomed the decision, especially those in Bath, who are readying themselves for a fight against ...

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Search underway as cargo ship capsizes in Black Sea, 7 missing

Search underway as cargo ship capsizes in Black Sea, 7 missing

The ship is registered under the flag of Panama and during the accident was en route from Azov to Turkey with cargo of grain. The statement said the operation was complicated by a storm raging in th...

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Pence in Japan: 'All options are on the table' regarding North Korea

While Russia condemns the "brinkmanship" of the ballistic missile tests by the isolated Communist state in violation of United Nations Security Council resolutions, this doesn't justify breaking world...

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Iranian President to run for second term

Iranian President to run for second term

Since the deal went into effect, Iran has resumed selling oil and signed deals worth billions of dollars to replace its aging commercial airline inventory. Rouhani, 68, joins candidates including form...

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Will tweak biz model in sync with changing US visa norms: TCS

Will tweak biz model in sync with changing US visa norms: TCS

The company also reported a revenue growth of 4.2 per cent at Rs 29,642 crore for the quarter, up from Rs 28,449 crore a year earlier. Indian IT firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), part of India's...

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General Election 2017: How the front pages reacted

May became the first foreign leader to meet with Trump at the White House when she visited in late January. "If we're negotiating at a point that is quite close to a general election, I think the Eu...

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French police thwart 'imminent terror attack' days before election

Molins said the two men met in 2015, who were sharing a prison cell for petty crime. The leader of the far-right National Front said immigrants created "unfair competition" for French workers. On Su...

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Suspect in foiled French election attack also sought by Belgium

French interior minister Matthias Fekl said at a brief news conference that the arrests took place in the southern city of Marseille. "They were aiming to commit in the very short term, in other ...

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Democrat leads in Georgia congressional race that's headed to runoff

Democrat leads in Georgia congressional race that's headed to runoff

Campaign signs are piled in a vehicle as Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff visits a campaign office as he runs for Georgia's 6th Congressional District in a special election Tuesday. But Ossoff, a d...

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Gunman shoots three dead on mission to 'kill white people'

Police say Muhammad yelled the Arabic phrase for "God is great" while he was taken into custody. Williams, 25, was unarmed and was killed after allegedly getting into an altercation with Muhammad. The...

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Second carrier group is primed as Trump turns up the pressure

Later Tuesday, a representative for Pacific Command told NBC News that the ships cancelled port visits, as had been previously announced, but was also "able to complete a curtailed period of previou...

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Pentagon Might Try to Shoot Down Pyongyang's Next Missile Test

Trump acknowledged his thin grasp of Korean issues when he told The Wall Street Journal that Xi had provided him with an illuminating overview of China-North Korea relations. Concluding a visit to S...

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Eta hands over information on location of weapons

Eta hands over information on location of weapons

ETA's disarmament could effectively end Western Europe's last insurgency but it was unclear how it would be organized and if it would be formally accepted. Late on Friday, Txetx Etcheverry, a Basque e...

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Gunman kills three in downtown Fresno

A woman who identified herself as Taylor's grandmother said Tuesday that the family last saw him on Easter Sunday. Officers witnessed him yell "Allah Akbar", Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer said Tu...

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Theresa May: 'Vote is a chance to reject independence referendum'

And I have also been very clear about my priorities for the negotiations ahead, including my determination to ensure that we strengthen our United Kingdom and deliver a deal that works for all parts o...

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United CEO felt 'shame' from video as Christie asks to suspend overbooking

United CEO felt 'shame' from video as Christie asks to suspend overbooking

But while Dao's history quickly became a focus of attention, there's no indication that his past influenced how he was treated or that the airline or police were aware of his background or would have ...

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Turkey's Opposition calls for annulment of referendum

Following Sunday's referendum, Germany's opposition The Left Party has demanded the suspension of Ankara's European Union talks arguing that the transition to a presidential system would move Turkey...

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Trump's daughter meets Chinese president, receives Chinese trademarks

Trump's daughter meets Chinese president, receives Chinese trademarks

Despite the success of the "Grab Your Wallet" campaign, which caused Nordstrom to drop her clothing line , Ivanka's brand continues to grow . The Trump administration's conflicts of interest ...

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Jon Ossoff Comes This Close To Socking It To Trump

Jon Ossoff Comes This Close To Socking It To Trump

Trump also turned to his favorite mode of communication to attack Ossoff on Monday. Whatever the outcome, the race highlights Republican candidate's challenge in dealing with the president: He sti...

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Sad that Sindh not a part of India: LK Advani

Sad that Sindh not a part of India: LK Advani

On the unresolved issue of Teesta water sharing, Ms. Hasina said nobody could stop the water flow. Teesta has been on the top of Hasina's agenda when she met Modi on Saturday. Sheikh Hasina honoured...

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Japan says differences with U.S. on economic talks

Japan says differences with U.S. on economic talks

It has said it has developed a missile that can strike the mainland United States, but officials and experts believe it is some time away from mastering the necessary technology, including miniaturi...

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