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There was a short debate on the motion in the House of Commons to over-ride the Fixed Terms Parliaments Act, which would have seen an election being held only in 2020. "We won't be doing television debates", May said, adding that politicians should spend election campaigns "out and about" meeting voters. She said on Tuesday she had "reluctantly" come to the decision to call for an early election because of political division in Westminster, suggesting that opposition parties were trying ...
  • Opposition to religious ownership of new maternity hospital mounts

    Opposition to religious ownership of new maternity hospital mounts

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    The Department of Health have said the nuns will be the "sole owner of the new hospital" and a spokesperson said that "autonomy of the national maternity hospital board will be underpinned by reserved powers". 'They still owe €3 million to the redress scheme for its survivors. The Health Minister stated the hospital would be independent and the religious charity would have no influence on decision making.
  • Bill O'Reilly loses job at Fox News following sexual harassment allegations

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    Except, now, there is one major difference - Trump still has a job, while O'Reilly doesn't. He had initially planned to return to his The O'Reilly Factor show on April 24, but as outrage mounted and new allegations of inappropriate behaviour surfaced, it became clear the company could no longer afford to back the star who helped bring Fox News to prominence almost 20 years ago.
  • Iran nuclear deal a failure, says US

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    According to The Associated Press , the administration admits the agreement is working as planned and they have "extended the sanctions relief given to the Islamic republic in exchange for curbs on its atomic program". The historic deal was struck between Iran and six other world powers - the United States, Britain, France , China, Russia and Germany, with help from the European Union - during the Obama administration, however, it did not address Iran's support of terrorist organisations or ...
  • France's far-left Melenchon holds canal rally

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    French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right rival Marine Le Pen hope to rally big crowds in Paris with their rival visions for Europe's future. Rounding up support for her anti-EU and anti-globalist cause less than a week before the French head to the polls, Le Pen described the choice the people face as the one " between a France that is rising again and a France that is sinking ".
  • Brexit talks to start after United Kingdom vote in June

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    British voters will be heading to polling stations for the third time since 2015, after lawmakers overwhelmingly backed Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a snap election on June 8. According to the crowdfunding page, the campaign also aims to make the Brexit deal process transparent, while ensuring the next government has no mandate to destroy the rights and relationship with Europe.
  • Executive Order Triggers H-1B Jitters in Silicon Valley

    Executive Order Triggers H-1B Jitters in Silicon Valley

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    Ironically enough, the man who has continuously railed against other companies for taking jobs away from USA citizens has had many of his own products made overseas. But again, this just means there's going to be an evaluation process, not necessarily major changes for now. "He's going to fix this for the hard-working men and women", the 39-year-old father of five said".
  • UK Parliament approves Prime Minister's early election call

    UK Parliament approves Prime Minister's early election call

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    But Mr Corbyn told MPs Mrs May could not be trusted, after u-turning on her promise not to call an early election and accused her of running scared of TV debates during the campaign. She said that "Brexit isn't just about the letter that says we want to leave". Tim Bale, professor of politics at Queen Mary University of London, said that even for a cautious politician like May, the temptation of an early election was irresistible.
  • On what we know about North Korea

    On what we know about North Korea

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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 us and South Korea with its nuclear ambitions, " the era of strategic patience is over ". Also, there was the view that despite North Korea's continued provocations, both the USA and South Korea were unlikely to respond ferociously or launch any pre-emptive strike against the rogue state, as they would fear that such a move might risk a direct ...
  • Trump signs 'Buy American, Hire American' order to bring back USA jobs

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    CBS News asked about then-candidate Trump's routine hiring of seasonal foreign workers at Mar-a-Lago back in 2015. What is the H-1B Visa program? None responded to requests for comment. Senior administration officials on Monday name-checked specific companies it may seek to target - consultancy and outsourcing firms Tata, Infosys (INFY) and Cognizant Technologies (CTSH).
  • Nepal President to visit Odisha today, to offer prayer at Lingaraj temple

    Nepal President to visit Odisha today, to offer prayer at Lingaraj temple

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    In Kathmandu today, Mahat said Bhandari's visit has been "fruitful" in enhancing the bilateral relations and goodwill between the two neighbours. "The Indian president, prime minister and leaders of various political parties during their meetings with President Bhandari highlighted the significance of Nepal-India ties and extended best wishes for the efforts Nepal is making to implement the constitution", said Mahat.
  • OAS chief condemns Venezuela as march unfolds

    OAS chief condemns Venezuela as march unfolds

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    Capriles is among the leaders organizing Wednesday's "Mother of All Protests", meant to bring together the anti-socialist opposition throughout the country to demand Maduro step down. By its part, the opposition coalition Democratic Unity Table (MUD) also called for a protest march in the state of Miranda and in peripheral areas of the Capital District.