• Britain's Theresa May calls for early election, stunning UK political world

    Britain's Theresa May calls for early election, stunning UK political world

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    May triggered a two-year countdown to Britain's exit from the European Union last month , and negotiations to settle divorce terms and agree on a new relationship are expected to start within weeks. But the law can be overruled if two-thirds of lawmakers in the British parliament vote in favour of early elections - and main opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said Tuesday he would back May's call.
  • Simon Mignolet Proud of Liverpool Clean Sheet Against West Brom

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    More importantly, though, is that the gap between Liverpool and fifth-placed Everton is now nine points. Liverpool scored just before halftime and held off West Brom for a narrow away victory. "We are very happy, three points today, so 66, that's a wonderful number for the next six or seven days". Georginio Wijnaldum slid a nicely weighted pass into Firmino's path and the goalscorer chipped across the West Brom box, where Milner charged forward from left-back to volley over.
  • Pence takes message of US resolve against North Korea to Japan

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    In a tweet last weekend, the president questioned why he would call China a "currency manipulator when they are working with us on the North Korean problem". In turn, Pence told Abe the United States understands the severe security situation facing Japan and is behind its ally "100 percent". Before Pence's arrival, Aso told reporters the talks were meant to provide, "not friction, but cooperation".
  • Labour leader backs British PM's call for early election

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    She said: "Politics is not a game and the problem is we have other parties who are playing games". May's Conservatives hold 330 seats in the chamber, and the opposition Labour party 229. "At this moment of enormous national significance, there should be unity here in Westminster". Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas said her party would present a "bold, positive vision for a different kind of Britain".
  • Pence affirms United States commitment to reining in North Korea

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    Pence arrived in South Korea hours after North Korea conducted its latest test of a ballistic missile, which exploded within a few seconds, and amid a weekend of fanfare in North Korea, during which the regime showed off what appeared to be new missiles created to reach the United States.
  • The Trump White House Isn't Even Pretending to Be Transparent Any More

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    Trump's campaign also paid more than $28,000 to Bannon Strategic Advisors, the consulting firm of Steve Bannon, Trump's chief strategist, for what was categorized as administrative assistance. Under the Trump Administration's directive, logs of those entering the White House complex will be kept secret until at least five years after Trump leaves office-at which point they will first be eligible to be requested by the public, press and scholars.
  • Suspect in Facebook video killing shoots himself to death

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    Someone spotted Stephens' vehicle in the parking lot of a McDonald's near Erie and called police, Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams said. Robert Godwin, Jr. Godwin did not seem to recognise the name. "I am sorry that all of this has happened", she told CBS News . Stephens is believed to be driving a recently purchased white Ford Fusion with OH temporary tag E363630, which may have been switched out, Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams said at a news conference Sunday ...
  • Turkish President's Referendum Win Sets Up Fight With Europe

    Turkish President's Referendum Win Sets Up Fight With Europe

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    Those expressions caught Hurriyet columnist Murat Yetkin's eye, too. "We are protesting today because the results announced by the government are not the real ones". Earlier Monday, the OSCE claimed a "lack of equal opportunities, one-sided media coverage and limitations on fundamental freedoms" created an "unlevel playing field" in the referendum vote.
  • Government forces on the offensive in central Hama province

    Government forces on the offensive in central Hama province

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    The town of Suran should not be confused with another town of similar name, located northeast of Aleppo, and taken away from Daesh forces by Syrian army three months ago. The FSA's "Jaysh Al-Nasr" targeted the Hama Military Airport firing more than 40 grad rockets destroying a MIG-23 fighter jet parked near one of the targeted ammunition depots, AMN news portal reported Sunday.