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May says politicians should "put our fate in the hands of the people and then let the people decide". Mrs May stunned the country on Tuesday when she called for an early election to take place on June 8 with MPs due to vote on Wednesday afternoon on bringing the poll forward.
  • US Calls North Korea's Failed Missile Test an Attempted Provocation

    US Calls North Korea's Failed Missile Test an Attempted Provocation

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    Pence's visit, full of Cold War symbolism, came amid increasing tensions and heated rhetoric on the Korean Peninsula. In Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters he hopes "there will be no unilateral actions like those we saw recently in Syria and that the USA will follow the line that President Trump repeatedly voiced during the election campaign".
  • IS launches chemical 'gas attack' in western Mosul

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    The troops also seized most of Tanak neighborhood in the far western part of the city, while sporadic battles continued in the nearby neighborhoods of Matahin and Urouba, a security source told Xinhua on condition of anonymity. "Already, more than 493,000 people have left, leaving nearly everything behind", the statement quoted Lise Grande, the Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq, as saying.
  • Prince William Chats With Lady Gaga About Mental Health

    Prince William Chats With Lady Gaga About Mental Health

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    Gaga admitted that while she was nervous about speaking up at first, sharing her mental illness ended up being the best thing to come out of it. In my life, I look at all the attractive things that I have and think "I should b so happy" but you can't help it if you wake up and feel so exhausted and so sad; you have anxiety and you can barely think.
  • Easter Egg Hunt Challenge Is On At US Colleges and Universities

    Easter Egg Hunt Challenge Is On At US Colleges and Universities

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    So they hosted an inclusive Easter egg hunt on Friday. Some of the volunteers said there were communication issues between State Parks and the Moose Lodge. "As parents of children with special needs, we are proud of having access and equality in this event that is important for our children". "It's our first time ever here and also our first egg hunt ever, so it's been fun".
  • UK's May says early election averts clash with end of Brexit talks

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    She will move a motion in the House of Commons tomorrow calling for the election to be held in less than two months time, on Thursday, June 8. "There can be no turning back", she said. May needs to bolster her narrow majority of 17 seats ahead of likely tortuous talks with Brussels that could re-open old wounds within her Conservative Party.
  • Democrat comes up short in Ga. election, runoff set for June

    Democrat comes up short in Ga. election, runoff set for June

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    But he fell short of the majority needed to win outright. That would tee up a June 20 runoff with Republican Karen Handel, who was headed to a second-place finish with 19.5 percent of the vote. President Donald Trump has embraced autocrats as potential partners without hesitation, even if it means ignoring their heavy-handed tactics at home.
  • Appealing for calm, China says USA wants talks on North Korea

    Appealing for calm, China says USA wants talks on North Korea

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    President Donald Trump earlier warned that North Korean President Jong Un has "gotta behave". All of those who surrendered had over-stayed their visas, including 113 who had been on work permits and 183 on social visit passes, Malaysia's Immigration Department said in a statement.
  • May could win 114-seat majority in June 8 election - paper

    May could win 114-seat majority in June 8 election - paper

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    She plans to seek a stronger parliamentary mandate in an election June 8. It had been hoped talks could start by the end of that month, but EU Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said Wednesday that "the real political negotiations" with Britain would not start till after the June 8 election.
  • US VP Pence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

    US VP Pence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

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    Speaking aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan on April 19, Pence said North Korea was "the most risky and urgent threat to peace and security in the Asia-Pacific" region. In an interview in Wisconsin, the United States president complained that his predecessors should have dealt with North Korea's pursuit of a nuclear arsenal, but said he was in the position now where he was "going to have to do something about it".