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General election: Labour MPs will not require re-selection

British elections are fixed in law but can be changed with a two-thirds majority in the Commons - a threshold easily passed during Wednesday's vote. "She has come into this election because she thinks...

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UK Parliament expected to approve snap election

Tellers approach the speaker to announce the result of a vote by MPs in the House of Commons as they cleared the way for a general election on June 8. May and her Brexit ministers face tough negotia...

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Uganda declares end to mission to pursue warlord Kony

Uganda declares end to mission to pursue warlord Kony

The militants had lost the means of waging war against Uganda and no longer posed a significant threat, he added. They were notorious for their brutality and for kidnapping children for use as fight...

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'I Shot Them,' Suspect In Deadly Fresno Shootings Tells Police

Police say Muhammad shot three white men he didn't know on Tuesday morning, firing 16 rounds in 60 to 90 seconds within a block and a half downtown. He told her loved her too. Police are searching for...

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Man arrested over Rolleston shootings

Man arrested over Rolleston shootings

The man escaped before police arrived. He is now being interviewed and is likely to face a range of serious charges. An area on Newtons Road was cordoned off after reports at 10pm of shots fired. ...

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Trump takes aim at H-1B visa program

Trump toured the headquarters of tool manufacturer Snap-on Inc., and then he was expected to sign an order aimed at curbing what his administration says are hiring abuses in a visa program used by USA...

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Business and politics stoke record sales of Ivanka's brand

Business and politics stoke record sales of Ivanka's brand

They are for jewelry, spa services and bags. Riebling counted 182 pending or registered trademarks for her company across 23 countries, including China, Canada, Mexico, Russia and Australia. Since D...

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Rouhani to run for second term as president of Iran

The Iranian government ostensibly maintains its own domestic human rights monitor, but in practice his role appears to emphasize public denial of criticisms raised by foreign governments and non-gover...

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French Socialist candidate holding Paris rally

French Socialist candidate holding Paris rally

Le Pen, who has been pressing home her core message on stopping immigration in the past week, dropped by 2.5 percentage points to 22.5 percent of voting intentions compared with early April, and Macro...

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Labour leader Corbyn backs May's call for early election

Today Momentum - which has faced accusations that it has prioritised city centre rallies over door-knocking for elections - called on supporters to help build a "mass campaigning movement" and deliver...

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Russian Federation blocks United Nations investigation into Syria chemical attack

Describing the Syrian leader as a "butcher" he said he had "absolutely no doubt" the USA had done the "right thing". We're a very, very strong country. The attack is the latest diplomatic flashpoint...

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Hundreds of kids enjoy Easter Egg Hunt at Northwest Fresno church

Hundreds of kids enjoy Easter Egg Hunt at Northwest Fresno church

The adrenaline rushing egg hunt is different from most egg hunts with hunters racing for empty eggs and redeeming an entire bag of candy for them. Hundreds of kids hunted for Easter eggs at the 2 an...

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Allegations against Susan Rice should be a high priority for Congress

Allegations against Susan Rice should be a high priority for Congress

Erin Pelton, a spokeswoman for Rice, said , "I'm not going to dignify the president's ludicrous charge with a comment". Susan Rice says it was sometimes necessary for her to request the identity of...

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Japan and USA set framework for economic talks

Japan and USA set framework for economic talks

The vice president also said the USA would promote peaceful dialogue and defend human rights, "because the dignity and worth of every person is an eternal value of the United States". Pence has used t...

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'Australia first' foreign visa changes gets mixed responses - spark cheers and fears

'Australia first' foreign visa changes gets mixed responses - spark cheers and fears

The program will include two new visas. The Australian Hotels Association (AHA) has called on the federal government to consider the specific needs of the hospitality sector in the design of a new...

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USA rhetoric 'partially to blame' for Syria attack: McCain

Tillerson is arriving at a fragile point in U.S. -Russia relations, where he will have to confront the Kremlin's anger over the missile strikes in Syria along with suspicion at home that Moscow may ha...

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Pence, on US carrier, pledges to defend Asia

Pence, on US carrier, pledges to defend Asia

The vice president said the US would honor its alliance with Pacific Rim nations and protect freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, the sea lanes vital to global shipping where China has been s...

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19 detained for anti-referendum protests

However, the prime minister said Erdogan will likely not take over the party until the AKP's congress next year. Other alleged violations included the HDP's polling station monitors being rejected...

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Brighton promoted to Premier League from Championship for first time

Brighton promoted to Premier League from Championship for first time

The aim was to put ourselves within an opportunity to get promotion, and we've managed to do that earlier than what we thought. Skalak, a 2016 signing from Czech side FC Mlads Boleslav, was also car...

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NY zoo owner: April the giraffe's baby is 'very independent'

NY zoo owner: April the giraffe's baby is 'very independent'

The channel had its biggest day on Saturday, with more than 14 million live views. Mr Patch also described the birth of the calf as being "perfect" and that everything had gone as planned and Apri...

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Death toll due to garbage dump rises to 29; 30 still missing

Sri Lankan residents survey damaged homes at the site of a collapsed garbage dump in Colombo on April 16, 2017. At least 19 people, including five children, have died after a huge rubbish dump col...

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Fresno gunman wanted to kill white people

Fresno gunman wanted to kill white people

He later told police that he hated white people and wanted to kill as many of them as possible. Kori Ali Muhammad, 39, who is black, told investigators he chose to target white people in downtown Fr...

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Klopp upset at UEFA's Dortmund decision

Klopp upset at UEFA's Dortmund decision

We leave with an advantage, not extremely big, but big all the same. There is little doubt that the attack had an impact on the German performances and there is likely to be a somber, if defiant, at...

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Appealing for calm, China says USA wants talks on North Korea

Appealing for calm, China says USA wants talks on North Korea

North Korea used Chinese-made trucks to display missiles at a massive military parade last week, according to photographs released by state media, underlining the difficulty in enforcing United Nation...

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Polls closing in Georgia's congressional contest

Trump underperformed other Republicans in the suburban Atlanta district, an affluent, well-educated swath filled with the kind of voters Democrats need if they hope to reclaim a House majority next ...

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120 died in BC last month of illicit overdoses

120 died in BC last month of illicit overdoses

According to statistics released today, 120 people died after overdosing on illicit drugs last month. This is a 51 per cent increase from the 79 deaths in March 2016, when the overdoses were declare...

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Israeli Official: Barghouti Should Have Been Served a Death Penalty

Barghouti, a former leader of the Palestinian political party Fatah, has spent the last 15 years in an Israel prison for five murder convictions in relation with terrorist activity, including the mu...

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European Union warns Turkey on death penalty 'red line'

Underscoring the complicated relationship between the USA and Turkey, the White House readout of Trump's call also noted the pressing issues on which the US has tried to work with Turkey, namely fight...

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ISIS death toll from United States 'mother of all bombs' climbs to 94

The provincial government of Nangarhar province in the east of the country where this bomb was dropped, said on Saturday that the latest estimates suggest that the damage inflicted upon the militants ...

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Turkish FM: Trump and Erdogan to meet in May

The opposition has listed a series of irregularities, but has been particularly outraged by an electoral board decision announced late Sunday to accept ballots that didn't bear the official stamps use...

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