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Should 16-year-old's be given the right to vote in this year's election? She challenged the other parties to accept the early election (the Fixed-Term Parliaments act stipulates that parliament needs to vote on it with a two-thirds majority), and the Labour Party's Jeremy Corbyn has agreed .
  • Kay Ivey takes Alabama governor's seat after Bentley scandal

    Kay Ivey takes Alabama governor's seat after Bentley scandal

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    The husband of Rebekah Mason, the alleged mistress to former governor Robert Bentley , is one of the first to lose his state job in the changing of the guards. "Though I have sometimes failed, I've always tried to live up to the high expectations the people place on the person who holds this esteemed office".
  • Pence: US won't rest until N. Korea gives up nuclear weapons

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    Advocates for the TPP, negotiated by former President Barack Obama, said it would have dramatically reduced tariffs on USA goods and opened new markets. Pence told Abe that the US administration is determined to work with Japan, China and South Korea on the issue to find a resolution, and that all options are on the table.
  • Turkey's main opposition says to formally seek annulment of referendum

    Turkey's main opposition says to formally seek annulment of referendum

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    Opposition parties complained of a number of irregularities in the voting, including an electoral board decision to accept as valid ballots that did not bear the official stamp. Monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, who also listed numerous problems, said the move undermined important election safeguards.
  • Two terror suspects arrested in Marseille, guns are found

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    Macron and conservative candidate Francois Fillon have pledged more robust counterterrorism efforts, but remain committed to Europe's open borders. The men, born in 1993 and 1987, of French nationality, had the intention of committing an attack on French soil within the next few days, he said.
  • Dancing David Ross does it again

    Dancing David Ross does it again

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    From there, we found out that Normani & Val were safe, which seemed correct. Erika and Gleb had to dance immediately after finding out they were in jeopardy. Julianne called it "conceptually gorgeous", and Carrie Ann said it was "epic" and "perfection". If you did we have them all, right here for you! Nancy Kerrigan didn't know what to expect when she chose to share her fertility struggles with the world .
  • Iraqi police accuse IS of chemical weapons attack in Mosul

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    Drones are being used to locate and direct air strikes on the militants who are dug in the middle of civilians, he said . Iraqi government forces, backed by United States advisers, artillery and air support, have cleared the east of Mosul and half of the west and are now focused on the Old City.
  • Turkey referendum: European Union urges Ankara to probe illegal vote claims

    Turkey referendum: European Union urges Ankara to probe illegal vote claims

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    The U.S. State Department said it had taken note of the European monitors' concerns and looked forward to a final report, urging the Turkish government to protect the rights and freedoms of all citizens, however they voted. Birol Akgun, a political scientist, told Al Jazeera that the ruling AK Party now faces expectations following the vote to fulfill its promises of stability and security, and to implement changes following a divisive campaign.
  • People Reportedly Killed In Syrian Bus Bombing

    People Reportedly Killed In Syrian Bus Bombing

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    As part of the deal, government forces are allowing thousands of rebels and civilians to leave two towns in southwest Syria: Madaya and Zabadani, according to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. "When the explosion happened, I hugged them both and we fell to the floor", she said by telephone from near Aleppo. "I didn't know what was happening, all I could hear was people crying and shouting", she said.
  • Twitter sues Trump administration over freedom of speech

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    This was particularly notable when Trump issued a gag order on social media accounts for several government agencies, including the National Park Service. Twitter , which counts Trump among its active users, has a record of litigating in favor of user privacy. In the two months of its existence, the account has been critical of the Trump administration's immigration policies.