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British parliament backs May's plan for June 8 snap election

Praising MPs for backing her during a stump speech in the north-west of England, the PM said: "It's great to be here in Bolton, fresh from the House of Commons, fresh from winning a vote in the House ...

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Palestinian inmates in Israeli jails launch hunger strike

Barghouti has spent 15 years in prison since being arrested by Israeli forces in 2002, during the Second Intifada, as leader of the ruling Fatah faction's military wing. Palestinian political prisoner...

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Dairy farmers worry about trade to Mexico

He vowed to get Canada to lift its trade limitations. "Canada does not accept the contention that Canada's dairy policies are the cause of financial loss for dairy farmers in the United States", Amb...

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UK parliament approves June 8 general election

The apparent concession comes after Mrs May faced taunts of "frit" from Labour backbenchers at Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, as leader Jeremy Corbyn accused her of running scared...

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Trump Signs Bill Letting States Block Some Abortion Provider Funding

Trump Signs Bill Letting States Block Some Abortion Provider Funding

Republican Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa and Republican Representative Diane Black of Tennessee sponsored the legislation Trump signed Thursday, H.J. "We won't stand for it", Schriock declared. "Fo...

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France's Le Pen hardens her tone in final straight

France's Le Pen hardens her tone in final straight

People walk past campaign posters of Emmanuel Macron (L), head of the political movement En Marche! The first round of the French Presidential election takes place on Sunday 23 April, with the exit ...

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Russian Federation vetoes United Nations statement on North Korea's missile tests

The BBC's Stephen McDonell in Beijing says the Chinese government appears to be becoming increasingly frustrated with North Korea, its traditional ally. "So far, I think that what we see is that unpre...

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Ivanka Trump secures her global brand, now from a White House base

Ivanka Trump secures her global brand, now from a White House base

The first daughter was forced to release a statement vowing to keep her business separate from her political post over a backlash following her meeting with Xi Jinping. The Chinese government denied t...

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Pence: Talks between U.S. and Japan could lead to free trade deal

US Vice-President Mike Pence had said earlier that his country's "era of strategic patience" with North Korea was over. Foreign aid projects in North Korea include English lessons and workshops,...

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United Kingdom lawmakers officially approve June 8 election date

UPDATE 1.40pm: Theresa May has promised to deliver "a strong economy, strong defence and strong, stable leadership" if Conservatives win the snap election. But Mr Corbyn shot back: "If she's so prou...

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Putin-controlled think tank planned pro-Trump election propaganda

Three current and four former USA officials told Reuters that two confidential documents obtained from the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies justify the conclusion reached by the us intellig...

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Ex-Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Will Register as Foreign Agent

In a statement issued on Wednesday, Manafort spokesman Jason Maloni said that the former Trump adviser has been in discussions with federal authorities since before the election about registering un...

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Australia scraps visa programme mostly used by Indian workers

Allowing applicants to apply only three times, and automatically failing anyone who cheats on a test. "It seems like a lot of change, but it's more of a cosmetic [rebranding] than anything else", s...

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Nearly a dozen die in Colombia landslide, 20 missing

Nearly a dozen die in Colombia landslide, 20 missing

According to Cardona, at least 70 families have been affected by the series of mudslides that were set off by heavy rains of Wednesday morning. At least 20 people are missing after torrential rains ...

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Delhi police issue lookout notice against AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran

Delhi police issue lookout notice against AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran

He reiterated that AIADMK founder and former Chief Minister M.G. Ramachandran and his successor Jayalalithaa led the party as a movement of cadres. A thorough investigation must be done into Jayalalit...

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Christian governor on trial for blasphemy fights to keep job in vote

Polls opened at 7:00 am (0000 GMT) and will close at 1:00 pm, with over 7.2 million people registered to vote. Once seen as a political "rock star" by his opponents, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama - commonl...

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Bruins vs. Senators live stream, Game 4

The Bruins took a 3-1 lead late in the period with a power-play goal as Bergeron tipped a David Pastrnak shot. Wideman made it 3-2 with a shot from the point and Brassard, off a great pass from ...

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Kim Jong-un appears at massive Pyongyang parade

Kim Jong-un appears at massive Pyongyang parade

North Korea conducted two of such tests previous year alone, which analysts say would have taken the country a step forward in gaining the knowledge to make nuclear weapons small enough to fit on lon...

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Thousands of South Africans Call for President Zuma to Step Down

Zuma fired Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan , who pushed for budget restraint and improved management at state companies, in a cabinet reshuffle on March 31, igniting South Africa's worst political...

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Turkey's Opposition CHP to Formally Demand Nullification of Referendum

The CHP, the largest opposition party in parliament, said on Wednesday it would never accept the legitimacy of the result of the referendum , raising the spectre of even withdrawing from the legislat...

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Canada: Trump is wrong when he says dairy practices unfair

The President told his audience Canada had been "very unfair" to US dairy farmers. The National Milk Producers Federation, the U.S. Dairy Export Council and the International Dairy Foods Association...

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President Trump Signs Directive That Could Affect Tech Hiring in US

President Trump Signs Directive That Could Affect Tech Hiring in US

On the "hire American" front, the executive order directs federal agencies to more strictly enforce H1-B visa laws and propose reforms to the program to prevent fraud and abuse and ensure visas are ...

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Mattis says North Korea missile test meant to provoke

The country's vice-foreign minister Han Song-ryol told the BBC that any military action by America would trigger an " all out war". "And so while we don't understand the details of that, behind the s...

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Georgia special election result lets both sides claim victory

Because no one got over 50 percent of the vote, however, there will be a runoff between the top two vote getters, Ossoff and Handel (who got 19 percent), on June 20. "The reaction has been that they...

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Patriots meet Trump without Tom Brady, some teammates

Three of whom - LeGarrette Blount , Martellus Bennet, and Devin McCourty - said their absence was an act of protest against the Trump administration. Brady's decision not to visit the White House com...

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Arkansas Executions: What's Next for the Inmates Who Were Scheduled to Die

ET (midnight Central Time) when the execution warrant was to expire. "While this has been an exhausting day for all involved, we will continue to fight back on last minute appeals and efforts to b...

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Israeli defense officials: Assad still has chemical weapons

A senior Israeli military officer, in a briefing to Israeli reporters, said "a few tonnes of chemical weapons" remained in the hands of Assad's forces, a military spokesman told Reuters. A fact-find...

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U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis addresses confusion over carrier

The Navy on April 8 said it was directing a naval strike group headed by the USS Carl Vinson supercarrier to "sail north", as a " prudent measure" to deter North Korea. However, privately other off...

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During Visit to Asia, Pence Warns North Korea and Reassures Japan

Tensions have risen in the region of late, as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has conducted multiple missile tests and two nuclear tests in the past 18 months, with the United States'...

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Norwegian Cruise Line Is Adding Lifeguards Across the Fleet

Norwegian Cruise Line Is Adding Lifeguards Across the Fleet

It has a 29.52 P/E ratio. Franklin Street Inc Nc reported 16,407 shares or 0.09% of all its holdings. The company reported $0.56 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.55 by ...

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