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Labour MPs quit ahead of the general election

May said the snap election was aimed at overcoming divisions in parliament, succeeding in Brexit negotiations with the European Union, and ensuring stability in the country. She added: "Give me the mandate to fight for Britain". The early general election will not change the two-year departure timetable, but has opened up a new episode of bickering over the measure, which has bitterly divided the country for the past year. Read More »

North Korea threatens to hit Australia with nuclear strike

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However, in response to the comments, North Korea's state-run KCNA news agency on Saturday quoted a foreign ministry spokesman accusing Ms Bishop of "spouting a string of rubbish" against the nation. The ship began exercises Sunday with Japan, the Navy said. The trip offered evidence that Pence has become one of U.S. President Donald Trump's chief emissaries on the world stage, patching up relations, reassuring allies still wondering what to expect from Trump and diving into global crises ... Read More »

London Marathon runner carried over line by fellow runner

Video of the race shows the two passing by Buckingham Palace before reaching the finish line, with England's Prince William and others in the crowd cheering. Mr Rees said he himself had suffered a cramp in his calf early in the race, so his aim was just to finish the race. "We've got the exact same emotions but in different ways, he can't walk and I have just had an terrible race, I just want to get to the finish line and so does he". Read More »

What's our next move with North Korea?

It said Australia was shielding a hostile U.S. policy of nuclear threats and blackmail against North Korea which was the root cause of the current crisis on on the Korean Peninsula and encouraged the USA to opt for "reckless and risky military actions". Read More »

Tensions With North Korea Rise as Volleyball Game Ends

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The Japanese and US governments remain vigilant against North Korea's ballistic missile launches or a sixth nuclear test because of the anniversary on April 25 of its military's foundation. U.S. defense officials told CNN the Vinson and its carrier group would arrive off the Korean Peninsula by the end of April. 15 April: North Korea puts on a huge military parade - complete with missiles - to mark 105th birthday of the nation's founding president, Kim Il-sung. Read More »

Trump Is Wildcard in Potential Government Shutdown

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WASHINGTON | House Republicans are apparently ready for yet another attempt to snatch health insurance away from constituents who need it. Speaking to members of the Republican Party on a call Saturday, Ryan urged lawmakers to prioritize the passage of a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown, the Washington Post reported , citing unnamed Republican aides who were on the call. Read More »

Macron part favori pour le 2e tour — Présidentielle française

L'ancien ministre de l'Économie arrive même à s'adjuger quatre arrondissements détenus par la droite, le Ier, le Ve, le IXe et le XVe. Vient en troisième place des élections, François Fillon qui obtient 19,94% des voix. Les traditionnelles droite et gauche ont donc été éliminées dès le départ. Loin derrière Benoit Hamon du parti socialiste n'obtient que 6,3% des votes selon les résultats communiqués par le ministère de l'intérieur . Read More »

State lawmaker: Canada doesn't grasp urgency of milk crisis

On lumber, cheaper Canadian wood has reduced the cost of USA homes but also caused recurring legal spats with the US industry that alleges product-dumping. The Dairy Farmers of Canada also updated their brand strategy to help consumers spot American ingredients on grocery shelves. Canada also imposes import tariffs on ultra-filtered milk, a protein liquid concentrate used to make cheese. Read More »

Does Texas have tuition-free college?

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And if they don't? They must repay the money as a loan if they take a job in another state. Ohio's median household income is $49,429 per year, according to the U.S. Of course, that phrase "granting free public college to" should really read, "forcing people to pay for" the New York college tuition of any state resident whose family earns up to - get this - $100,000 a year prior to the fall semester this year, $110,000 in the fall of 2018, and $125,000 in 2019. Read More »

Obama to deliver first post-presidency speech in Chicago

Some of President Donald Trump's top aides worry that too much of his time is unsupervised, which - in the past - has led to serious unforced errors that undermine him and his administration. Obama quickly left Washington for Palm Springs, California, and then it was off to a private island in the British Virgin Islands with British billionaire Richard Branson , where he was photographed kitesurfing. Read More »

Aaron Hernandez's lawyer to sue for negligence surrounding former Patriot's death

Leontire suggested Hernandez was able to hang himself with a bed sheet in his cell because no one checked on him between 8 p.m. and 3:03 a.m. "Chief Medical Examiner Dr. John Thompson said he would file the necessary paperwork in Bristol County, the jurisdiction where Hernandez was tried and convicted in 2015. Multiple law enforcement sources have confirmed that Lloyd knew about Hernandez's sexuality, with The New York Daily News positing from Newsweek reports that this could have been a ... Read More »

Trump slams first 100 days construct

President Donald Trump took to Twitter to vent his frustrations over apparently negative reviews of his performance as President during his first 100 days in office. He disparaged the record of his predecessor, specifically on fighting the violent MS-13 gang, and Trump addressed his abandonment of a central campaign promise on China by denying he'd changed his mind. Read More »

UK Conservatives hold 19 point lead over Labour in new poll

The Labour party is a distant second, polling between 25 and 29 percent. An Opinium survey for The Observer also gives the Conservatives a commanding lead with 45% - up seven points on the previous week and 19 ahead of Labour, who are down three points on 26%. Read More »

Turkish Opposition To Appeal YSK's Acceptance Of Unstamped Ballot Papers

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Turkey's opposition party is contesting the results of April 16 referendum over a number of irregularities, in particular an electoral board decision to accept ballots without official stamps, as required by Turkish law. He added the CHP meant to employ all legal ways to challenge the result, including Turkey's Constitutional Court as well as European Court of Human Rights. Read More »

Copy of Declaration of Independence found in unexpected place

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Allen and Sneff's paper describing the material evidence is now in the final revisions stage with the Papers of the Bibliographic Society of America and has been posted to the Declaration Resources Project website . They have designated this as "The Sussex Declaration". "And this parchment belongs to that decade". But it's still a mystery as to who sanctioned the Sussex Declaration. Read More »

Pence trims Asia trip to deal with domestic priorities

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Pence was greeted by Australia's Governor-General Peter Cosgrove and is slated to meet with other senior officials, military personnel and leading businessmen from both countries. The fall-out has strained the typically cosy alliance between the U.S. and Australia. A majority of Australians view Trump unfavorably, and some critics of him have urged Australia to distance itself from the U.S.in favor of stronger ties with China. Read More »

NY becomes the first state to make college tuition

WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says Govern Cuomo appeared in Buffalo Tuesday touting the new Excelsior Scholarships. The cap for eligibility will be raised to $110,000 in 2018 and to $125,000 in 2019. Graduates have to stay in NY. "We took the governor's original plan and made it better, by requiring students to maintain a certain GPA and to live and work in NY after they graduate", said Scott Reif, a spokesman for the Senate's Republican leadership. Read More »

"Happy Days" Actress Erin Moran Dies At Age 56

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Fonzie would affectionately refer to Moran as "Shortcake" on the show. She also starred in the spin-off, Joanie Loves Chachi from 1982 to 1983, which followed her character's romance with Chachi, played by Scott Baio. "RIP sweet angel", Anson said. She started out acting at an early age, when she was five years old. However, it was not Happy Days that launched her acting career for she had many acting roles prior to landing the role of Joanie, however it is that character many people ... Read More »

Paris shooting: Gunman named as police seek possible accomplices

Police secure the Champs Elysees Avenue after one policeman was killed and another wounded in a shooting incident in Paris , France, April 20, 2017. The risk for the main candidates was that misjudging the public mood, making an ill-perceived gesture or comment, could damage their chances. Read More »

Donald Trump Releases Video 'Welcoming Home' Egyptian-American Aya Hijazi

He denied striking any kind of deal with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi during his visit to the White House earlier this month , saying "No". Along with her husband and six colleagues at the foundation, Hijazi was eventually accused of sexually assaulting children and convincing them to join protests in favor of the Muslim Brotherhood. Read More »

Whale and boat collisions may be more common

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The lead author of the study is with the group Whale and Dolphin Conservation. "Long term studies can help us understand if our outreach programs to boaters are effective, what kind of management actions are required and help to assess the health of the population". Read More »

In call with Trump, Xi urges 'restraint' on North Korea

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China is increasingly anxious the situation may spin out of control, leading to war and a chaotic collapse of its isolated and poverty-struck neighbor. Before his latest conversation with Xi, Trump called Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, speaking to him about the joint drill between the Carl Vinson and Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force. Read More »

As budget deadline looms, Trump pushes border wall funding

Meanwhile, he said , he will press Congress for funding "so we can get started early" on the "badly needed border wall". INFRASTRUCTURE Trump reassured manufacturers gathered in the White House Roosevelt room on March 31 that a massive infrastructure program was coming soon. Read More »