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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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'Trump referendum': Georgia special election for Congress goes to runoff

Republican Karen Handel , a former Georgia secretary of state, came in second with 19.8 percent, earning a spot in the two-way runoff against Ossoff in June. But Trump's deep unpopularity with college...

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Georgia race seen as early Trump test goes to run-off

Ossoff acknowledges that he lives a few miles south of the district, in Atlanta, so that his girlfriend is closer to her work at Emory University's medical complex. But Ossoff, a documentary filmmake...

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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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North Korea rolls out missiles, other weaponry at Founder's day Parade

North Korea rolls out missiles, other weaponry at Founder's day Parade

The North has been increasingly challenging the U.S.in rhetoric following ambiguous language from the Trump administration as well as the recent missile strike against Syrian government forces . ...

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We're campaigning to win, says Corbyn despite Tories' 17% opinion polls lead

On the issue of TV debates, Robertson asked: "Can the prime minister tell the people why she's running scared of a televised debate with Nicola Sturgeon?" In Scotland, the Scottish National Party co...

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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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Hours After Announcing Ayodhya Visit, Uma Bharti Cancels

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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Supreme Court Saves Arkansas Death Row Inmate from Execution

Federal Judge Kristine Baker followed up on April 15 with a preliminary stay of executions. She pointed to the "National Catholic Pledge to End the Death Penalty", an initiative of the Catholic Mobi...

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French police thwart possible terrorist attack prior to the presidential election

French police in Marseille arrested two suspected radicals today who were allegedly planning to commit a terrorist attack before the first round of the French presidential election . French Pr...

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North Korea propaganda video shows missile attack destroying United States city

The videos ends with an American flag and a cemetery superimposed with flames. The video was shown as part of celebrations to mark the birthday of the founding father of the hermit kingdom, Kim Il-Sun...

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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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Muslim candidate leading in Jakarta poll pledges to safeguard unity

Indonesia is the largest Muslim country in the world with 87 per cent of its 263 million people practicing Islam. Southeast Asia's biggest economy grew 5.2 percent in 2016 and the government expects...

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

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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Egyptian Christians struck on Palm Sunday

Egyptian Christians struck on Palm Sunday

The president also ordered three days of mourning for the victims. In December, a suicide bombing claimed by an IS affiliate killed 29 people during Sunday mass in Cairo. The man attempts to enter the...

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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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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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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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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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Trump's North Korea Policy Might Just Be Working

In reality, however, the strong probability that a military strike against the country could descend into a broader regional conflict with devastating consequences for the region suggests that this is...

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Security Council slams latest North Korea missile launch

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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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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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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Trump to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on May 3

Trump to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on May 3

President Donald Trump will welcome Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to the White House early next month to talk about a path to peace in the Middle East. Greenblatt has made two trips to the regio...

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California gunman kills 3 in Fresno

California gunman kills 3 in Fresno

Muhammad was charged in 2005 with possessing cocaine with intent to distribute, court records show. Muhammad is black. The victims were white. Though Muhammad shouted "Allahu Akbar" at least twice, ...

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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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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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USA working with allies to put pressure on North Korea, Pence says

North Korea's nuclear and missile development dominated the agenda on his first stop in South Korea. But until then both agreed that all options will be on the table. Americans "always have to be co...

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