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European Union officials say Britain's surprise election will not interrupt the bloc's preparations for Brexit talks - though they will slightly delay the start of negotiations. "I'm asking them to put their trust in me and if they do that, if they give me a mandate for these negotiations for the plan for Brexit that the Government has, the plan for a stronger Britain beyond Brexit that we have, then I think that will strengthen our hand", May told BBC.
  • Sheriff: Man killed after ambushing officers, firing at mom

    Sheriff: Man killed after ambushing officers, firing at mom

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    In a statement from its Amaq news agency, the group gave a pseudonym for the shooter, Abu Yusuf al-Beljiki, indicating he was Belgian or had lived in Belgium. The gunman attacked as the officers were guarding an area near the Franklin Roosevelt metro station, not far from the Arc de Triomphe on Thursday night.
  • People Arrested At 'Day Without Bread' Protest Outside Queens Bakery

    People Arrested At 'Day Without Bread' Protest Outside Queens Bakery

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    The four protesters lashed themselves to the undercarriage of the trucks outside the Tom Cat Bakery on 10th St. near 43rd Ave.in Long Island City at about 4:30 a.m. "We're on strike today to send a message that we help make America great and we can not just be thrown away like day-old bread". The small group of protesters called for a " Day Without Bread ", gathering outside the bakery Thursday night.
  • With eye on North Korea, China puts bombers on 'high alert'

    With eye on North Korea, China puts bombers on 'high alert'

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    Pence's first stop on his scheduled 10-day Asia tour was South Korea, where he spoke with leaders and visited the Korean Demilitarized zone. For its part, China says the system's powerful radar is a threat to its security. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said China believed in the Security Council maintaining unity. Trump has been pressuring China, North Korea's main benefactor, to help defuse the situation over North Korea's development of atomic weapons and ...
  • Donald Trump Can't Count on China to Keep North Korea in Check

    Donald Trump Can't Count on China to Keep North Korea in Check

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    The Yellow Sea directly separates mainland China from the Korean peninsular, and is a natural deployment area if Beijing decides to intervene militarily in the standoff with North Korea . Acting president Hwang Kyo-ahn on Thursday asked the military to reinforce its defenses and warned that North Korea is poised to carry out a provocation around April 25.
  • Venezuela's economy in tatters, at a glance

    Venezuela's economy in tatters, at a glance

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    This move seemed to aim at provoking the authorities of the USA and diverting attention from rising protests against Nicolás Maduro (President). But the Trump administration has recently stepped up criticism of Venezuela's government. The company's departure is another sign of instability in Venezuela, where yesterday tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets holding signs that read "Maduro out" and "Down with dictatorship".
  • Sharp right turn for Supreme Court

    Sharp right turn for Supreme Court

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    Gorsuch was on a list of potential justices recommended by the Federalist Society and the Heritage Foundation during the campaign, and some Republicans even credit the Supreme Court vacancy as one reason Trump won the November election. Gorsuch is a veteran of Denver's 10th U.S. Circuit of Appeals with a history of conservative rulings that make him an intellectual heir to Scalia. Senate Republicans' refusal to consider Garland - chief judge of the U.S.
  • White House denies misleading public in armada push

    White House denies misleading public in armada push

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    The New York Times reported Tuesday that the Department of Defense got its timeline wrong and announced the Vinson's deployment to the Korean peninsula too early. The US ratcheted up its rhetoric ahead of North Korea's military parade and failed missile launch over the weekend, and Vice President Mike Pence on Monday declared that the era of US "strategic patience" in dealing with Pyongyang was over.
  • United Kingdom parliament votes in favour of early election

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    Before holding the election, May must first win the support of two-thirds of the parliament in a vote on Wednesday (April 19). Ms May surprised allies and opponents on Tuesday when she announced her plan to bring forward an election that was not due until 2020 , saying she needed to avoid a clash of priorities in the sensitive final stages of the two-year Brexit talks.
  • Bill O'Reilly Severance: Fox News Host to Get $25 Million

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    That's not even the full amount of O'Reilly's contract, which extended to late 2020/early 2021. "I wouldn't put up with anything that would be perceived as intimidating or harassing", she added, saying that she parted ways with Fox News when her contract with the network wasn't renewed in June 2015.
  • Cyclone Cook: NZ residents clean up after massive storm

    Cyclone Cook: NZ residents clean up after massive storm

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    The tropical storm is expected to bring 16-ft waves and winds of up to 93mph, as well as rainfall of more than 100mm (4 inches) in some places. The tail-end of another powerful cyclone, Debbie had already slammed the country last week, wreaking havoc and leaving the town Edgecumbe flooded by thigh-high water with many people still unable to return to their homes.
  • Fresno rampage suspect details each day of killing spree to police

    Fresno rampage suspect details each day of killing spree to police

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    The father of a man accused of killing four people in Fresno this week says his son blamed white people for putting crack cocaine on the streets and getting him hooked on drugs. The couple has two children. "That is the kind of guy he was". Muhammad then set his sights on three white men standing at a bus stop. Police say the three men shot in downtown Fresno happened to be on the same block but were singled out at random.