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She said the early ballot would strengthen Britain's negotiating hand with the 27-member EU. But it also provides a new opportunity for Britain's anti-Brexit voices to be heard, potentially reopening the bitter disagreements that polarised Britons over their nation's future during the referendum campaign.
  • Pence: US Will Meet Any Nukes With 'Overwhelming' Response

    Pence: US Will Meet Any Nukes With 'Overwhelming' Response

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    Trump's Indonesian business partner, billionaire Hary Tanoe, is an aspiring politician who has said he might run for president in 2019. The remark was referring to the growing U.S. North Korea is seen as toning down its condemnation as its foreign ministry has yet to release its stance on Pence's warning, analysts said. Pence on Wednesday also restated the US commitment to a peaceful resolution to the DPRK's missile and nuclear programs but intimated that it would be no pushover.
  • Stockholm truck attack suspect showed interest in IS

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    Swedish police have identified a 39-year-old man originally from Uzbekistan as the suspected driver. Police had been looking for him since the Nordic country's Migration Agency in December gave him four weeks to leave the country. Crown Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel at the crime scene following the terror attack in central Stockholm . Stockholm county spokesman Patrik Soderberg said four of the 10 were considered "seriously" injured and the remaining six, including the child, were ...
  • United States warned of retaliation after missile attack on Syria

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    Boris Johnson, the British foreign secretary, is pushing for the group, which comprises the United States, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United Kingdom, to call for Russian Federation to drop backing for the country's president Bashar al-Assad or face tough new sanctions, The Times reported .
  • Mom films arrest, handcuffing of autistic Florida boy

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    He doesn't know what's going on, he's scared to death, he's 10 years old ", she said to the two arresting officers. A school resource officer recognized him and confirmed he still had an outstanding warrant for the assault, WPEC reported. " I don't like to be touched ", John said. When asked about John Benjamin's case, Okeechobee County schools spokeswoman Renee Geeting said the district can not disclose specific information about incidents involving students.
  • Russian Federation vetoes, China abstains action against Syria chemical attack

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    Tillerson called for Assad to eventually relinquish power. Tillerson is considering the request, he said, "and we expect that Washington will have a constructive reaction". Tillerson said the United States is confident in its assessment that Syrian government forces used chemical weapons in the bombing on Khan Sheikhoun and alleged that Syria has used such weapons more than 50 times in the past.
  • VP Pence & Japanese leaders begin talks in Tokyo

    VP Pence & Japanese leaders begin talks in Tokyo

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    All-out war would ensue if the U.S. took military action, he said. Unlike Obama, however, Trump has chose to confront this threat head-on, dispatching what he called a "very powerful" armada to the Korean Peninsula as a sign of strength and a show of solidarity with the United States' allies in the region, South Korea and Japan.
  • Jason Strother: South Korea worried US will strike first

    Jason Strother: South Korea worried US will strike first

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    In the meantime, North Korea's deputy UN ambassador accused the United States of turning the Korean peninsula into "the world's biggest hotspot" and creating "a unsafe situation in which a thermonuclear war may break out at any moment". South Korea's acting president, Hwang Kyo-ahn, said in a cabinet meeting on Tuesday that they would strengthen their alliance with the US and work with China in keeping North Korea in check.
  • Patriots player crashes White House press briefing

    Patriots player crashes White House press briefing

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    The Patriots last won the U.S. football championship in 2015, earning a similar show of congratulations from then-president Barack Obama. To some players, absences were notably linked to politics. There were a number of high-profile players who did not attend Wednesday's ceremony. Wide receiver Danny Amendola also skipped the visit, thanking Trump " for the shout out " and saying he had a funeral to attend.
  • Muhammadu Buhari President congratulates Turkey on successful referendum

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    The U.S. president's phone call contrasts with concern by European leaders who have pointed out how the result - 51.4% in favour of the changes has exposed deep splits in Turkish society. The leader of Republican People's Party (CHP), Kemal Kilicdaroglu, slammed on Tuesday the decision of Supreme Election Board to count unsealed ballots in the referendum .