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Three weekend opinion polls put the Conservatives about 20 points ahead of Labour, and if translated into votes, this could give May an "election landslide" with a majority of more than 100, according to an analysis by The Times . Elections are now set for 2020, just a year after the scheduled completion of Brexit talks. British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to media as she calls a snap general election in London on Tuesday.
  • Turkish election board rejects calls to annul referendum result

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    Meanwhile, the prime minister has warned against street protests. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias). People walk in central Istanbul's Taksim Square, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. " This referendum will forever remain controversial ", he told reporters. Trump also told Erdogan he cared about the friendship between Turkey and the United States, and noted there were important things to do together.
  • Russian Federation criticizes United Kingdom over canceling Johnson's trip

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    Still, Haley said the US didn't see a peaceful future Syria with Assad in power. On Thursday, President Trump authorized the use of military force in Syria, via a cruise missile strike, which targeted one of Bashar Al-Assad's airfields. Russian Federation had its own military personnel at the Syrian military airport that the USA struck with cruise missiles. Russia and Iran have accused the US of crossing "red lines" in ordering the airstrike, and the Russian embassy in the United Kingdom ...
  • Carrier strike group wasn't headed toward N. Korea, despite Trump's saber-rattling

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    The White House said the error in the administration's original statement about the aircraft carrier's location occurred because it relied on guidance from the Defense Department. The story unravelled when the US Navy released a photograph showing the Carl Vinson thousands of kilometres away in the Sunda Strait, between the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra, on Saturday, the same day Kim Jong-un was making a show of his military arsenal in the streets of Pyongyang.
  • Bruce Springsteen Rips 'Con Man' Trump in Protest Song

    Bruce Springsteen Rips 'Con Man' Trump in Protest Song

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    I sent it to him and he liked it. "Don't you brag to me that you never read a book / I never put my faith in a conman and his crooks", Springsteen sings in clear reference to Trump. "Don't tell me a lie/And sell it as a fact/I've been down that road before/And I ain't goin' back", Springsteen sings. Springsteen blasted Trump numerous times before and after the 2016 election, infamously calling him a "moron" in a September interview with Rolling Stone .
  • North Korea threatens weekly missile tests

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    But now, Pence will try to reassure his jittery hosts that those decades-old security commitments are ironclad, a necessity made more acute as tensions rise over Pyongyang's latest missile test and Washington's refusal to rule out military action against the regime.
  • With Parliament Backing, Britain All Set For Snap Elections

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    With the British economy so far defying predictions of a slowdown and instead showing stronger growth than expected, experts predict her ruling Conservative Party could win around 100 more seats . Here, where the local member of parliament is a Conservative but most people voted previous year to stay in the European Union, May's party has to win back those who disagree with her plans for a decisive break with the EU.
  • Russia Relations At All-Time Low

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    But so far, it appears the two countries are growing further apart. "The world's two foremost nuclear powers can not have this type of relationship", Mr Tillerson warned. During his campaign, then President-elect Donald Trump pledged that he would have a much better relationship with Russian Federation than President Barack Obama had.
  • 457 visa affect Indian university students Australia

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    Australia has abolished a visa programme -- 457 visa -- used by over 95,000 temporary foreign workers, majority of them Indians, to tackle the growing unemployment in the country. Mr Shorten said he backs reforms to 457 visas, but not just a category name- change. But Immigration Minister Peter Dutton questioned Atlassian's role in the the local market.
  • Semi-final offers Tottenham chance to heal old wounds

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    The Blues began the month with a 10-point advantage over Tottenham Hotspur, but defeats to Crystal Palace and Manchester United, coupled with relentless form from Spurs, has seen the gap cut to four. "We can't let things get too twisted". "Saturday will have nothing to do with the league..." We want to win the match because we want to pick up the FA Cup, it's one of our goals.