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Vauxhall has a new large SUV called the Grandland X

Vauxhall has a new large SUV called the Grandland X

It's launched the Insignia, and is about to launch the Crossland X SUV in the space just below where the Grandland X will sit. Grandland X drivers and passengers can enjoy outstanding connectivity t...

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General election needed to stop opposition parties 'frustrating' Brexit - May

The debate takes place at 1230 BST, with the vote expected some time later. A poll for The Independent on Saturday indicated a 21-point lead for the Conservatives over Labour, the biggest gap sinc...

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UNSC divided over Syria as USA threatens more strikes

UNSC divided over Syria as USA threatens more strikes

Once that threat "has been reduced or eliminated, I think we can turn our attention directly to stabilizing the situation in Syria ", he told CBS' "Face the Nation". "There's responsibility that goes...

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US wants quick return to Yemen talks: Mattis

US wants quick return to Yemen talks: Mattis

Now the US military is conducting counterterrorism operations and airstrikes against al-Qaida militants in Yemen , while a small group of USA forces provides limited intelligence and refueling suppor...

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Theresa May: Early general election will strengthen Government's Brexit negotiating hand

The Prime Mininster reaffirmed her stance to secure "the best possible deal for the UK", Mrs May did, however, failed to concede she called the election to offer her extra wriggle room after Brexit ...

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North Korean Nuclear Showdown

The vice president's comments come after he spoke to US and Japanese troops on board the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier earlier in the day. Pence said after the meeting that Trump believes it is...

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US VP Pence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

From two continents, Pence and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned that North Korea's latest failed missile launch was a reckless act of provocation and assured allies in Asia that the US was ready to...

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Russia: Vladimir Putin meets Tillerson as Syria rift deepens

Security Council chamber, we shouldn't have expected anything different. I have absolutely no doubt we did the right thing. "We want Russian Federation to use its influence over the Assad regime to ...

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Trump congratulates Erdogan for referendum win

Trump congratulates Erdogan for referendum win

Speaking a few hours after the polls closed, Bulent Tezcan, deputy chairman of the CHP, complained that last-minute changes meant ballots did not have to be officially stamped to be accepted, leaving ...

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United Kingdom call for snap general election not a surprise

United Kingdom call for snap general election not a surprise

Mrs May said she was concerned that opposition parties would seek to derail Brexit by voting against key pieces of legislation including the Great Repeal Bill, which will provide the legislative autho...

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Palestinians in Israeli jails launch mass hunger strike

Israeli officials are refusing to negotiate with hunger striking Palestinian prisoners, now on day 2 of their protest . Hundreds of other civilians in solidarity with prisoners have taken to the stree...

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Russian Federation hits back at United Kingdom and Boris Johnson over cancelled Moscow visit

Petersburg? Near the central city of Homs, a bomb exploded aboard a bus carrying workers, killing a woman and wounding more than 20, according to state TV and the Observatory. "What we are going to ...

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Donald Trump will continue his tax return charade

Donald Trump will continue his tax return charade

Protesters gathered in San Antonio on Tuesday for a Tax Day protest, urging President Trump to release his taxes to the public. Trump broke a decades-long precedent by refusing to disclose his tax...

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Major rescue operation in Central Mediterranean saves over 1500 migrants

Major rescue operation in Central Mediterranean saves over 1500 migrants

MSF tweeted: "How many people would have crossed if we weren't there today, Frontex? ". African migrants whose boat sank off the Libyan coast gather upon their rescue at the Tripoli branch of the A...

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Military considers shooting down North Korea missile tests

Military considers shooting down North Korea missile tests

Soon after Trump took office, he pulled the USA out of the TPP - which needed all the signatory nations to ratify the deal. The official pointed out the recent engagement with the Chinese, and t...

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Belgium had sought suspect in foiled French election attack

The pair, who police said were taken into custody in the southern port city a few moments apart from each other, were radicalised French nationals aged 24 and 30, the minister, Matthias Fekl , said...

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Pence calls USA commitment to South Korea 'iron-clad'

Pence calls USA commitment to South Korea 'iron-clad'

All had been in Sarawak, a Malaysian state in Borneo. Zhongnanhai sells the trucks to a dealer in the border city of Dandong before they are resold to North Korea, he said. Japan had a $69 billion...

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USA 'mother of all bombs' kills dozens of ISIS militants

Shinwari's spokesman, Ataullah Khogyani, said that a clearance operation in the area was continuing. The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB), as it is officially called - or the "Mother of al...

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The New York Times Takes Heat over Terrorist's Op-Ed

On Monday, the Times online and global print editions ran a piece by Marwan Barghouti titled "Why We Are on Hunger Strike in Israel's Prisons". For 15 years, Israel has kept Barghouti in prison....

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French candidates boost security ahead of tense vote

If elected President of France, leader of the National Front party Marine Le Pen will continue to commemorate the memory of the victims of the 20th century's first genocide - the Armenian Genocide, Le...

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Advisers hope snap election will bring Brexit clarity

The poll lead had prompted many senior Conservatives to call for an election, particularly as May will need a strong parliamentary majority as she seeks to negotiate Britain's exit from the European U...

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British PM refuses to participate in TV debates before snap election

Even though political commentators have been debating the advisability of calling a snap election since the Brexit referendum, the announcement caught majority by surprise. The 60-year-old vicar's d...

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Trump, Republicans face test in Georgia congressional race

Trump barely won the Georgia sixth over Hillary Clinton, falling shy of a majority just four years after Republican Mitt Romney garnered more than 60% of the presidential vote. The endorsement of Da...

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Pakistan braces for Supreme Court decision that could remove PM

Pakistan braces for Supreme Court decision that could remove PM

Panama Papers had published a leak of documents belonging to Mossack Fonseca, a Panama-based law firm. The papers exposed prominent politicians, celebrities, businessmen and criminals who had set up o...

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Pence stands iron-clad with removing North Korea's nukes

Pence stands iron-clad with removing North Korea's nukes

Pence's visit, full of Cold War symbolism, came amid increasing tensions and heated rhetoric on the Korean Peninsula. "Think of it - he's working so nicely that many coal ships have been sent back, ...

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Borussia Dortmund bus attack suspect 'led Islamic State commando unit'

Borussia Dortmund bus attack suspect 'led Islamic State commando unit'

The threat would last until German planes were withdrawn from the war zone and the U.S. airbase at Ramstein, near the French border, was closed, the letters added. Social media lit up with photos of M...

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Syria resumes reciprocal evacuations after deadly bombing

Syria resumes reciprocal evacuations after deadly bombing

Numerous rebel fighters who guarded the buses were also killed. Salah al-Din is located west of Aleppo's Old City. Several dozen armed rebel fighters stood guard over the marshalling area where the ...

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New book says Hitler was an indicted war criminal at death

New book says Hitler was an indicted war criminal at death

Plesch based his research on documents from the United Nations War Crimes Commission archive, which was closed to researchers for 70 years but was opened because of the work of former U.S. "Among th...

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Manchester United v Chelsea: Premium League

Manchester United v Chelsea: Premium League

The Daily Star says Chelsea have been rocked by the news that Mourinho is eyeing a reunion with Willian at United. Otherwise, Chelsea are largely unchanged from the 3-4-3 side which has served Ant...

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Handy hint: Melania prompts Trump on national anthem protocol as Twitter implodes

Handy hint: Melania prompts Trump on national anthem protocol as Twitter implodes

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