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May asks public to trust her decision on snap poll

Now that lawmakers have approved the election, Parliament will be dissolved on May 2. The Lib Dems now have just nine seats in Parliament. A two-thirds majority of MPs must agree to a move that will...

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Trump administration to review Iran sanctions relief: State Dept

While negotiating the deal with its P5+1 partners - Britain, France, Russia, China and Germany - the administration agreed to leave off the table other issues of concern likely to have made reaching a...

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USA, Mexico, Canada announce joint bid for 2026 World Cup

USA, Mexico, Canada announce joint bid for 2026 World Cup

Soccer Federation head Sunil Gulati told reporters in NY. At a news conference on Monday (10 April) on the 102nd floor of One World Trade Center in New York City, the heads of the three countrie...

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U.S. military confirms apparent failed North Korea missile test

U.S. military confirms apparent failed North Korea missile test

His late father, Edward, served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was awarded the Bronze Star on April 15, 1953. President Donald Trump has suggested the US will take a tougher stance again...

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Pence says USA to expand military alliance with Japan

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. will not relent until it achieves its objective of ensuring the Korean Peninsula is free of nuclear weapons. North Korea, however, withdrew from the si...

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US VP Mike Pence says to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

The North held a show of military might in a parade over the weekend and tested another missile on Sunday, which the Pentagon said blew up nearly immediately after launch. But Trump and his aides su...

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UK Parliament votes in favour of early national election

With the passing of the vote, the election campaign has begun in earnest, with just 50 days to go until the vote on June 8th. Both Sturgeon's Scottish Nationalists and the Liberal Democrats want B...

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'The sword stands ready,' Pence warns North Korea

'The sword stands ready,' Pence warns North Korea

Mr Kim called the news conference to "categorically reject" the U.S. decision to hold an open meeting of the Security Council on April 28 on North Korea's nuclear programme, which is scheduled to be c...

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Kashmir unrest: Protesting students clash with police

Kashmir unrest: Protesting students clash with police

Government forces are not supposed to enter college or university premises without special permission, and on Saturday, the union said the police action was created to help the state "rule by repressi...

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Bruce Springsteen and Joe Grushecky release new protest song

Bruce Springsteen and Joe Grushecky release new protest song

Bruce Springsteen and Joe Grushecky have a few new, choice words for President Trump. "I had this song, and Bruce and I had been talking", Gruschecky explained. Springsteen says that President Tr...

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Mexican's immigration status is in dispute over deportation

According to court documents submitted by his attorneys, Juan Manuel Montes was "arrested, detained, and physically removed" from the United States in the middle of the night on or about February 18,...

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Campaign begins as UK MPs vote for early election

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn welcomed yesterday's announcement of a snap general election on June 8, saying it was an opportunity for a Labour government to put the interests of the major...

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How effectively has the strong United Kingdom economy delivered? May and Corbyn debate

There will be a Commons vote on the proposed election tomorrow (Wednesday). Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the Tories "see a chance to move the United Kingdom to the right, force throu...

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Jon Ossoff Faces Nailbiter Runoff After Narrowly Missing Outright Win

Winning the June 20 run-off will be a steeper challenge for Ossoff, however, as Handel will nearly certainly benefit from her party coalescing around a single candidate in a conservative-leaning distr...

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Erie McDonald's owner

Erie McDonald's owner "couldn't be prouder" of employees who spotted Steve Stephens

Stephens also went live on Facebook to confess to the murder. "I said Steve, whatever you are thinking, I love you". Police received more than 400 tips in what became a nationwide search, with s...

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Pakistan justifies death sentence awarded to alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav

Pakistan justifies death sentence awarded to alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav

Baglay further said that Pakistan's High Commissioner Abdul Basit was summoned as soon as the information of Jadhav's death sentence came to India's knowledge. The statement said Jadhav confessed that...

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After scrapping 457 visa, Australia unveils tougher citizenship laws

After scrapping 457 visa, Australia unveils tougher citizenship laws

The application fee will be $1150. Occupations such as sales & marketing managers, advertising managers, web designers, and a raft of ICT roles will only be available on a two-year temporary skills ...

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North Korea propaganda video shows missile attack destroying USA city

Both the US and South Korea believe that the recent missile test by North Korea failed. It is certainly wise to be prepared in case of conflict, but the placement of a USA fleet in proximity to No...

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Bomb at Egyptian church kills 25 Palm Sunday worshippers

Bomb at Egyptian church kills 25 Palm Sunday worshippers

Security analysts said it appeared that Islamic State, under pressure in Iraq and Syria, was trying to widen its threat and had identified Christian communities as an easier target. The Sinai-based ...

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Defense treaty covers Diaoyutai: Vice President Pence

Defense treaty covers Diaoyutai: Vice President Pence

After meeting with Indonesia's President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, he says Indonesia and the USA are both democracies and share the same values. Pyongyang's own militarist response only plays into the...

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'Unlikely' Russia had no knowledge of Syrian chemical attack

As her boss Rex Tillerson, the U.S. secretary of state, was meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin in Russia , Haley told the council, "It is long past time for Russia to stop covering for Assa...

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French presidential hopefuls in last days of campaign before first vote

Four candidates are in a tight race for the French presidency as the campaign enters its final week before the first round of voting April 23. And conservative Francois Fillon is taking his tough-on-s...

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US VP Mike Pence meets Indonesian president on Asia tour

When Vice President Pence spoke at the Korean demilitarized zone on Monday, he said that the United States sought to solve the North Korean crisis "through peaceable means and negotiations", after inc...

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UK Parliament attacker acted alone: Scotland Yard

UK Parliament attacker acted alone: Scotland Yard

But as he checked out of his hotel to head toward London for his deadly rampage, the manager said he was struck by his guest's friendly manner. Police are now examining a van and two cars, seized ...

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No reason to believe gays abused in Chechnya

No reason to believe gays abused in Chechnya

The outlet Crime Russia seems to confirm this , detailing a resolution that Chechen clergy leaders and public figures adopted that declares that any information about "cleansing" gays in Chechnya s...

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N. Korea fails in new missile test: Seoul

N. Korea fails in new missile test: Seoul

While not publicly defining its plans, the White House has said that all options are on the table to prevent North Korea from acquiring the ability to strike the USA with a nuclear weapon. The missile...

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Trump signs executive order looking to put 'America first' in Kenosha visit

Trump signs executive order looking to put 'America first' in Kenosha visit

Less than a week after the application period opened for 2017 H-1B visas, the annual cap was reached from a pool of 199,000 applications the US Citizenship and Immigration Services said earlier this...

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White House defends delay of USS Carl Vinson going to Korean peninsula

White House defends delay of USS Carl Vinson going to Korean peninsula

President Donald Trump the next day said: " We are sending an armada ". On Wednesday, the US Navy posted photos to its website of the USS Carl Vinson in a location in the South China Sea, on w...

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British lawmakers back June 8 election

May's call for an early election came after firm assurances that she would not seek a new election before 2020. The election is not expected to disrupt the early stages of the Brexit negotiation...

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The 13 MPs who voted against an early general election

One broadcaster, ITV, said it planned to hold a debate with or without the prime minister. It had been hoped talks could start by the end of that month, but EU Commission spokesman Margaritis Schi...

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