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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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Questions about Ivanka Trump's business and politics not going away

Questions about Ivanka Trump's business and politics not going away

Back in November, shortly after Donald Trump's election victory, Ivanka met with Japan's Prime Minster Shinzo Abe while she was negotiating a licensing deal with a company whose primary shareholder ...

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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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USS Carl Vinson carrier group expected off Korea at end of April

They were ordered to head north to the Korean Peninsula in response to North Korean provocations, defense officials told CNN at the time . That must have kept the loony North Koreans off balance....

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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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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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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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Scandal-struck Haiti UN peacekeeping mission to end

United Nations troops from Nepal infected Haiti's water supply with cholera. "We are at the end of an important phase in Haiti", he said . Haley asked, citing the AP's investigation detailing how...

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N Korean official blames Trump for region's 'vicious cycle'

State television showed what appeared to be several KN-08 and KN-14 missiles rolled out on trucks at the parade. Kang Gil-won, a 26-year-old graduate living in Seoul, said his biggest concern was no...

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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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