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Bush has been hospitalised since Friday for pneumonia. In February, Bush and wife Barbara, who was also hospitalized in January, took part in the pregame coin toss at the Super Bowl at NRG Stadium. Bush has a form of Parkinson's disease and uses a motorized scooter or a wheelchair for mobility. Former President Bill Clinton visited Bush earlier this month and gave him a few pairs of patterned socks.
  • UK Parliament expected to approve snap election

    UK Parliament expected to approve snap election

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    Members of the British Parliament are widely expected on Wednesday to approve Prime Minister Theresa May's plan to hold an early general election on June 8. "I think it's important that she's got a very solid mandate to go to Brussels and do these negotiations properly with a clear majority and that's what I hope she'll get".
  • French candidates boost security ahead of tense vote

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    Far-left firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon, who has surged to the fore in recent weeks, was clipping at their heels at 19 percent, the poll showed, while conservative leader Francois Fillon stood at 19.5 percent. "The campaign must continue until the end". The items were discovered during searches in the southern city of Marseille after the suspects - "radicalised" Frenchmen aged 23 and 29 - were taken into custody, sources said.
  • Trump family hosts first White House egg roll

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    Speaking at this year's event, he said: "This is the 139th Easter Egg Roll". The president, first lady and their 11-year-old son Barron, accompanied by an Easter Bunny, greeted the crowd from a balcony of the White House. In the past years, the Obamas hosted star-studded egg rolls. He was there with his wife and his two youngest children, Tiffany and Barron Trump , before returning to Mar-a-Lago for brunch and an easter egg hunt.
  • Theresa May criticised for ruling out live TV debates

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    Mrs May answered critics, saying she had come to the conclusion "recently and reluctantly". The Prime Minister will require the support of two-thirds of MPs to go to the country, with a vote scheduled in the Commons on Wednesday. But David's true legacy is not about the economy, but about social justice. The leader of the SNP, Nicola Sturgeon, said that the government would use the election to take the country to the right and try to push through a hard Brexit and deeper cuts.
  • Two suspected radicals allegedly preparing "imminent" attack arrested in France

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    Security details protecting France's presidential candidates were bolstered late last week after intelligence services were said to have picked up on an imminent threat. Before Tuesday's arrests were announced, Le Pen said on RTL radio that she would expel foreign extremists and draft army reservists to close France's borders as soon as she takes office.
  • Pence's new warning to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

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    Pence on Monday had traveled to the tense zone dividing North and South Korea, where he warned North Korea's leaders that after years of testing the USA and South Korea with its nuclear ambitions, "the era of strategic patience is over ". Trump, asked on Monday if he was considering military action, told Fox News Channel he didn't want to "telegraph" his plans like the previous administration.
  • Trump cautious on relationship with Putin

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that trust had eroded between the two countries under U.S. President Donald Trump. With tensions rising over Syria and other issues, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that USA relations with Russian Federation "may be at an all-time low" as he moved ever further away from his campaign promises to establish better ties with Moscow .
  • Saudi to shelve, reform billions of dollars of unfinished projects

    Saudi to shelve, reform billions of dollars of unfinished projects

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    The goal is for a United Nations team to try to resolve the conflict "politically, as soon as possible", Mattis said. In a related development, the Arab Coalition Air Defense Forces intercepted four ballistic missiles launched by Houthi militias and fighters allied to ousted President Ali Abdullah Saleh on Monday night.
  • CBI responds to snap General Election news

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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.