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Turkey's opposition CHP says will employ all legal ways to appeal referendum

Turkey's president has been required to remain above party politics, but that condition was removed in one of the referendum's 18 amendments. Hundreds of people lined up outside election board off...

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US Vice President holds talks with Japan's PM about Pyongyang

Speaking to Fox News television, Trump said he was dealing with Xi "with great respect" and that China had already begun enforcing more strictly its own ban on coal imports from North Korea. In Toky...

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Turkey Minister Rejects EU Call for Probe into Vote

Prime Minister and AKP leader Binali Yildirim said Erdogan can rejoin the party he founded in 2001 once official results of the plebiscite, granting him sweeping powers, are announced. Global monito...

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International Monetary Fund raises Portugal GDP growth projections to 1.7%

Among the G7, the USA has the highest projected growth, with increases of 2.3% this year and 2.5% in 2018, unchanged from the IMF's outlook in January. They also expect President Donald Trump to deliv...

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The biggest losers from 457 visa changes are small businesses

The four-year visa would be replaced by a two-tier system-valid for either two years or four years-of skilled temporary work permits, and would include tighter requirements for language and work exper...

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Pence says U.S. to expand military alliance with Japan

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks to the media at the border village of Panmunjom which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, South Korea, Monday, April 17, 2017. China made a ple...

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Dollar kicked by ascendant sterling after May calls United Kingdom vote

Under the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act, introduced under the last coalition government, the next election was not due until 2020. May told The Sun newspaper that if Britain were still negotiating wi...

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United Kingdom lawmakers back prime minister's call for June 8 election

After debating the motion put forward by May in Parliament, 522 of the 650 sitting MPs threw their support behind the early election, well and truly passing the threshold of two-thirds needed to appro...

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Over 1000 Palestinian Prisoners Go On Hunger Strike In Israel

Deliberately evoking Nelson Mandela - Barghouti himself is often called Palestine's Mandela - the article laid out the cruelties regularly inflicted on prisoners, many of whom are only children. "Thes...

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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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Asia stocks slip amid N. Korea concerns, dollar up on Mnuchin comments

Asia stocks slip amid N. Korea concerns, dollar up on Mnuchin comments

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.4 per cent, though many markets in the region, including Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong, were closed for Good Friday. Despite ...

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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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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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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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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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Israel refuses negotiation over mass Palestinian hunger strike

Hundreds of other civilians in solidarity with prisoners have taken to the streets to demand basic rights for the inmates and bring to light the hard conditions people have to face when behind bars. "...

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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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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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Polling equipment stolen before Georgia special election

The computers contain accessible voter information including names, addresses and driver's license numbers. Although voter information is inside the machines, it's said that anyone who has them in th...

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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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UC Berkeley cancels Ann Coulter appearance, citing safety concerns after violent protests

They added that they would work with event organizers to reschedule Coulter's appearance. Pro- and anti-Trump protesters clashed off campus in Berkeley on Saturday . Coulter told the Washington Po...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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