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UK lawmakers on Wednesday expected to OK snap election

UK lawmakers on Wednesday expected to OK snap election

Lawmakers voted Wednesday by a resounding 522 to 13 to back May's call for an election, easily surpassing the two-thirds majority in the 650-seat House of Commons needed to trigger an early vote. "E...

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Germany doesn't see vote disrupting Brexit talks

Germany doesn't see vote disrupting Brexit talks

After debating the motion put forward by May in the House of Commons, 522 of the 650 sitting MPs voted in favour of the June 8 election, passing the threshold of two-thirds needed to approve the plan....

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Trump likely to loom in 6th district runoff

Trump likely to loom in 6th district runoff

A Democratic victory in the district would be unprecedented and speak volumes about how the public views Trump's presidency and the Republican party. It's not over yet. If you can, you saw it instan...

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Hundreds of Palestinians jailed in Israel go on hunger strike

Later Monday, there were unconfirmed reports in both Israeli and Palestinian media that Barghouti had been moved from his usual prison, Hadarim, near Haifa, and had been placed in solitary confineme...

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Pope Francis shakes hands with Bill O'Reilly

Despite these losses, Fox News has continued to beat all comers in cable ratings, including non-news networks. Lastly, and most importantly, we want to underscore our consistent commitment to fost...

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Trump may or may not know who runs North Korea

Marty went on to ask about North Korea's failed nuclear missile test over the weekend, and if there was any credence to the rumors that the US used cyber-espionage to foil the launch. Secretary of Sta...

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Facebook Murder Suspect Kills Self After Police Pursuit

Facebook Murder Suspect Kills Self After Police Pursuit

In the video, he asked Godwin to repeat her name. Stephens killed himself, authorities said. "I wouldn't wish that on anybody". San Francisco: Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday vowed t...

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Trump takes credit for blocking Democratic win in Georgia race

Georgia on June 20th", Trump tweeted Wednesday morning, congratulating former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel for managing to claw her way into a runoff after Democrat Jon Ossoff finished ...

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MPs set to approve May's snap election

May formally notified the European Union on March 29 of Britain's intention to leave, beginning a two-year negotiating period to settle divorce terms and agree a new trading relationship. It would be ...

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Emma Morano, world's oldest person, dies in Italy at age 117

Emma Morano, world's oldest person, dies in Italy at age 117

Ms. Morano was married once but said during interviews that it had not gone well. "Her characteristic is that she always eats the same thing, every day, every week, every month and every year". Her la...

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Vice President Mike Pence gives stern warning to North Korea

Vice President Mike Pence gives stern warning to North Korea

Speaking to USA and Japanese troops on board the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier Wednesday, he called North Korea the most urgent and risky threat to the peace and security of the Asia-Pacific re...

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President Erdogan readies to retake reins of ruling party

The deputy chairman of the opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) said on Tuesday that his party had done the same, and would use all legal paths to challenge the vote. The European Commission w...

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U.S. tells North Korea: We don't want a fight, don't start one

One diplomat said it was unlikely the Security Council would be able to resolve differences on the statement. She said that she wanted Pyongyang to see that the USA was not an aggressor. It's a ma...

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UN Security Council votes to end peacekeeping mission in Haiti

None of the peacekeepers has been jailed for the alleged crimes. FILE - A United Nations peacekeeper takes cover behind national police officers while demonstrators throw rocks, during a protest aga...

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Corbyn criticizes May for dodging debates after calling for snap election

Corbyn criticizes May for dodging debates after calling for snap election

The bookmakers gave odds of 5 to 1 for no overall majority. As Theresa May called an early general election for June 8, it seemed that Shropshire readers agreed. "She has come into this election b...

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It's very worrying, disappointing the way we lost, says stunned Wenger

We have to respond very quickly and not accept it". "All we can do is apologize for that performance", Arsenal's Theo Walcott said after Arsenal fans had sung " You're not fit to wear the shirt ...

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Vinson carrier group expected off Korea in late April

After the White House incorrectly boasted about an " armada " of USA aircraft carriers headed towards the Korean Peninsula as tensions between the USA and North Korea continued to surge last weekend...

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Trump signs directive on foreign tech hires

Trump issued the 'Buy American, Hire American' executive order on Tuesday in Wisconsin, stating that the order will tighten guest worker visas like H1-B, and would also require American agencies to pu...

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Aaron Hernandez had gang ties in prison?

Aaron Hernandez had gang ties in prison?

The news that former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez was found dead in his jail cell in an apparent suicide marks the final dramatic moment in a life filled with high-profile court cases. ...

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Trump on Pats, 'No team has been good this long'

Trump on Pats, 'No team has been good this long'

During the South Lawn ceremony, Trump recounted reading a supportive letter from Belichick on the eve of the election, while Kraft saluted the president as a friend for decades. Patriots spokesman Sta...

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AIADMK's ruling faction ousts Sasikala, Dinakaran and family

The only question which remains unanswered is whether Edappadi Palaniswamy would move out and Panneerselvam be made the Chief Minister. A Delhi Court had earlier on Monday sent Sukesh Chandrashekhar...

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Israel closes Egyptian border over fears of Red Sea terror attack

Israel closes Egyptian border over fears of Red Sea terror attack

On the eve of the Passover, the Israeli government sent condolences to Egypt and called on Israelis visiting the Egyptian Sinai Desert to return home immediately on Monday. The Counter-Terrorism Burea...

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Islamic State death toll hits 90 from huge USA bomb in Afghanistan

The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb - dubbed the "Mother Of All Bombs" - was unleashed in combat for the first time, hitting ISIS positions in eastern Nangarhar province on Thursday. But the ...

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Mike Pence in Japan to talk trade, North Korea threat

Pence arrived in Tokyo from South Korea, where he assured leaders of an "iron-clad" alliance with the United States in the face of the reclusive North, which has conducted a series of missile and nu...

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Britain's House of Commons approves snap general election

Britain's House of Commons approves snap general election

The next parliamentary election was not due until 2020. "That is what our plans for Brexit and our plan for Britain will deliver, and that is what the Conservative Party will be offering at this ele...

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North Korea missile test fails as Pence heads for South

North Korea missile test fails as Pence heads for South

But the North's Workers' Party of Korea Vice Chairman Choe Ryong-hae said in a speech Saturday that Pyongyang is ready to respond to the US with "an all-out war" including nukes. A submarine-launche...

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Aus visa move unlikely to impact Indian IT workers: Nasscom

The new measures are the second tranche of changes to Australia's immigration system in less than a week. A permanent resident has most of the same rights as an Australian citizen, though they mus...

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Trump says United States relations with Russian Federation at 'all-time low'

President Trump is saying relations with Russian Federation "may be at an all-time low", just hours after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held a lengthy meeting with President Vladimir Putin , with ...

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North Korean mock-up birthday video shows missiles blowing up U.S.

Speaking alongside South Korea's acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn on Monday, Mr Pence said North Korea should not test US President Donald Trump. While Japan's trade surplus with the U.S.is much sma...

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Athletes, fans honor Stockholm truck attack victims

Athletes, fans honor Stockholm truck attack victims

Mr Evenssen said police are holding five more people in connection with the deadly attack on Friday and have questioned over 500 others. Of the four fatalities, one was identified to be a British ci...

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