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The House of Commons backed the prime minister by a margin of 522 votes to 13, above the two-thirds majority needed, as Labour and the Lib Dems supported the move. In contrast, nearly all the MPs in May's Conservatives party (325 out of 330) voted for the early election. MPs, the PM said, have a window of opportunity to hold a general election before negotiations with the European Union begin.
  • Paris Police Officer Killed In Suspected Terrorist Attack

    Paris Police Officer Killed In Suspected Terrorist Attack

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    Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said security forces, including elite units, were fully mobilised ahead of Sunday's presidential poll. "It just never ends". Conservative candidate Francois Fillon said the fight against "Islamist totalitarianism" should be the priority for France's next president. The people of France will not take much more of this.
  • How Donald Trump came to love NATO

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    Stoltenberg , though, said that Trump's support of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation has been consistent, including stating his support very clearly when they spoke by telephone shortly after the November election. Sources close to Trump tell me there are several ways to answer that question. But according to White House press secretary Sean Spicer , it's not that Trump has shifted his views ― it's that the world has shifted to Trump's views.
  • Trump budget chief: Spending bill must have money for wall

    Trump budget chief: Spending bill must have money for wall

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    Not only must Republicans overcome intraparty ideological divisions that stopped major healthcare legislation last month, but they will have to win over some opposition Democrats with provisions that could be distasteful to conservatives. Obamacare's repeal and replacement was a top campaign promise for Trump, and his aides have continued to negotiate changes to the bill with conservatives and moderates in the Republican caucus.
  • Theresa May's June 8 snap election approved by Parliament

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    Britain's Prime Minister, Theresa May, at a rally with supporters in Walmsley Parish Hall, Bolton, England, as she asked voters for the mandate to lead post-Brexit Britain ahead of the looming election campaign, Wednesday April 19, 2017 . A spokesman for Mrs May said the British government was aiming to dissolve parliament on May 3rd - 25 working days before election day. May has said a successful election for her would be a vote of confidence in her government's key objectives of ...
  • China, America Need to Do More to Stop North Korea -- Gordon Chang

    China, America Need to Do More to Stop North Korea -- Gordon Chang

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    North Korea will definitely be in the United Nations spotlight on April 28 when U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson presides at a Security Council meeting where Guterres will brief members on the North's nuclear program. Russian Federation wanted to include language contained in a previous statement stressing the need to achieve a solution through dialogue, according to council diplomats.
  • Researchers to look for CTE in Hernandez's brain

    Researchers to look for CTE in Hernandez's brain

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    Also, three different notes were found in Hernandez's cell. As the hour of his death approached, the former National Football League star chatted on the phone with his longtime fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins-Hernandez. According to ESPN , Baez said the family had received Hernandez's body from the medical examiner's office, however, it had not yet released the former athlete's brain.
  • USS Carl Vinson fighter pilot ejects during routine flight

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    The world was then rattled by the revelation that the USS Carl Vinson was not returning to waters off the peninsula, or at least when the US said it was. Some American media reported that the USS Carl Vinson and her escort ships were operating near Indonesia. An initial medical assessment aboard the San Diego-based Vinson indicated that the pilot was unharmed.
  • Killer of NFL's Will Smith gets 25 years for manslaughter

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    Racquel Smith says she and her family are "extremely disappointed" with what she calls a lenient sentence for the man who killed her husband, New Orleans Saints star Will Smith. Prosecutors countered that the defense was trying to smear Smith. That was the same request from Hayes' mother, whose uncontrollable sobbing led to a brief recess while she composed herself.
  • Family of Facebook murder victim: We forgive the killer

    Family of Facebook murder victim: We forgive the killer

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    The man who randomly killed a Cleveland retiree and posted video of the crime on Facebook shot himself to death on Tuesday in Pennsylvania, police said. "What it's being used for is not what it was meant to be used for", she said. Troopers initiated a chase that lasted for roughly two miles and then attempted a move to try to disable the white Ford Fusion he was driving, officials said.
  • Moscow, Washington committed to fighting against terrorism, says Russian FM

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    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (L) and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrive to attend a press conferece after their talks in Moscow on April 12, 2017. And as the men entered a day of tense talks, Putin admitted that relations between Washington and Moscow have worsened in the three months that Trump has been in office.
  • Cavaliers stunning rally puts Pacers on brink

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    James, Kyrie Irving (37 points) and Kevin Love (27 points), combined for the most points they've ever had in a postseason game together (89 points). Teague injured his right wrist in the second half and coach Nate McMillan said the starting guard will undergo X-rays. Kawhi Leonard led the Spurs with 18 points.