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United Kingdom parliament approves June 8 general election

Labour MP Graham Stringer (Blackley and Broughton) blasted his own party for not opposing the snap election and "falling into Theresa May's trap" to boost the Tories and said he had made his mind up a...

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International Monetary Fund warns euro zone economic outlook clouded by Brexit

International Monetary Fund warns euro zone economic outlook clouded by Brexit

The forecast was raised from 3.4% predicted in October. In contrast, Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs' (MOEA) outlook was more optimistic estimating the nation's GDP growth would inch up to 2...

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Hours After Announcing Ayodhya Visit, Uma Bharti Cancels

The Congress has no moral right to seek my resignation", she said . At the same time, Bharti said she is not the type of a person who want to sticks to any post and recalled she had quit chief mini...

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What to watch for next in the Georgia special election

The race to replace now-Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price attracted national attention as Democrats tried to turn it into a referendum on President Trump. While Ossoff's massive haul was i...

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EU chief Tusk to testify in Polish intelligence probe April 19

EU chief Tusk to testify in Polish intelligence probe April 19

Tusk is scheduled to appear in the Warsaw prosecutor's office where he will testify as a witness in the investigation on the cooperation of the Polish Military Counterintelligence Service with the R...

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Aaron Hernandez Killed Himself in Jail Last Night, Authorities Say

The executive director of the statewide inmate-advocate organization said she believes Aaron Hernandez's death is the first reported successful suicide by an inmate hanging a sheet from a window at ...

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US'mother of all bombs' killed 36 Islamic State militants in Afghanistan

Current President Ashraf Ghani's office said on Friday that there was "close co-ordination" between the USA military and the Afghan government on the operation, and they were careful to prevent any ci...

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United Kingdom lawmakers overwhelmingly back June election

However, provision was made for the fixed five year term to be changed through the dissolution of Parliament if two-thirds of the Commons vote in favour. May's Conservatives now hold 330 of the 650 se...

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Force India F1 team owner Vijay Mallya arrested in London

Force India F1 team owner Vijay Mallya arrested in London

He will be presented before the Westminster Magistrates' Court. Mallya's extradition case has been adjourned as the next hearing is expected to take place on May 17. A press statement by the Londo...

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Trump Hopes 'Things Will Work Out Fine' Between Russia and US

Trump Hopes 'Things Will Work Out Fine' Between Russia and US

President Trump took to Twitter on Thursday morning to reassure Americans that "things will work out between between U.S.A. Russia", tweeting , "There will be lasting peace!" On Wednesday, the pr...

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Delhi Police probe reaches Chennai — AIADMK symbol row

Delhi Police probe reaches Chennai — AIADMK symbol row

He has told local news outlets that there has been no revolt within the Sasikala faction of the AIADMK, and that all leaders of the party are with him. The Election Commission of India had frozen the ...

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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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VP Pence gives stern warning to North Korea

He says the Trump administration's plans to simplify the USA tax code and cut the corporate tax rate will "benefit every business represented here today". Speaking aboard the USS Ronald Reagan , a Ni...

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Allied Syrian groups form civilian council to run Raqqa

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced Thursday the forming of a "civil council authority" to run Syria's northern city of Raqqa after the group defeats the Islamic State (IS) grou...

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Rep. Engel: Trump's Syria Strikes Don't Negate Russian Ties

Tillerson said the U.S. is confident in its assessment that Syrian government forces used chemical weapons in the bombing on Khan Sheikhoun and alleged that Syria has used such weapons more than 50 ...

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Former New England Patriots tight end athlete found dead in prison cell

Hernandez, 27, was found hanged in his cell by corrections officers at the Souza Barnowski Correctional Center in Shirley, Mass., at 3:05 a.m. and died an hour later at a almost hospital. However, he ...

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Canada Releases Proposed Cannabis Legislation

Canada Releases Proposed Cannabis Legislation

The proposed legislation would allow the federal government to license producers, but provinces would be in charge of regulating consumer sale. The Canadian government also would take over respons...

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Mother of Facebook killer pleaded with son prior to murder

Mother of Facebook killer pleaded with son prior to murder

He said that Stephens appeared agitated, saying he couldn't wait for his fries and he had to go. He then shot him, forever linking Lane and the victim's family. According to the restaurant's manager, ...

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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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Security Council slams latest North Korea missile launch

Two weeks ago, the South Korean and US militaries said they had detected a failed North Korean ballistic missile launch. "North Korea launched yet another intermediate range ballistic missile", ackn...

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Trump tries to clarify his stance on China

A spokesman insisted the policy is created to engage with the North Korean people and show them the opportunities available by connecting with the outside world. Lavrov's comments come after Presiden...

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Albany to host men's basketball tourney games in 2020

Albany to host men's basketball tourney games in 2020

Several MIAA institutions were also selected to host regional or national championship events . ALBANY, N.Y. The Times Union Center will host the 1st and 2nd rounds of the 2020 NCAA Tournament. In ...

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Love of Easter Egg Drop

Love of Easter Egg Drop

Parents say it's made the hunt not only less stressful but more cherishable for them and their children. Her brother, Jayden, explained his strategy was to go for the blue, green, black and white eg...

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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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Jailed Arab Terrorists Begin Hunger Strike as NY Times Whitewashes Barghouti's Terrorism

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. Bargh...

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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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Turkey electoral board rejects request to annul referendum

Mehmet Hadimi Yakupoglu, the Republican People's Party's representative to the High Electoral Board, said the party had asked the board to annul Sunday's referendum "because we weren't able to ensur...

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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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Snap election shock: Labour's Alan Johnson to stand down on 8 June

But if we run various polling numbers through the Electoral Calculus prediction model, things don't look good for Labour . Britain's ruling Conservative Party are 1 to 10 to take the most seats...

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North Korea is 'getting the message': US Vice Prez Pence

Economic Dialogue at the prime minister's office in Tokyo , Tuesday, April 1. President Donald Trump, eager to stop rapid advances in North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs, is signal...

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