• Georgia election a 'wake-up call' for US Republicans

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    Trump congratulated the GOP candidate for "easily winning the Congressional race against the Dems, who spent heavily & predicted victory!" "This president got 306 electoral votes", he explained. "I think she will embrace Trump". With 18 candidates in the race, Ossoff benefitted from united Democratic support, and a reported $8.3 million fundraising haul.
  • Prince home state marks death anniversary with celebrations

    Prince home state marks death anniversary with celebrations

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    Four full days of events are taking place at his home, which has been turned into a museum, to honour his legacy - including performances by his former bandmates and panel discussions. Celebration 2017 reflects the spirit of the inaugural Prince: A Celebration event, hosted by Prince and held at Paisley Park June 7-13th, 2000. "I'm feeling emotional", said Sandhu.
  • Australian court dismisses Chevron appeal in landmark tax case

    Australian court dismisses Chevron appeal in landmark tax case

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    Chevron Australia on Friday said that since 2009 the company had paid nearly $4 billion in federal and state taxes and royalties. The mechanism that the company used consisted of setting up a new U.S-based entity that borrowed $2.5 billion at 1.2 percent interest and then lent the money to the Australian unit of Chevron at an interest rate of 9 percent.
  • Trump says Iran violating 'spirit' of nuclear deal

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    This group includes some key allies of the USA on a variety of worldwide issues. At a joint news conference, he said Iran was failing to fulfill the "spirit" of its nuclear deal with world powers and that the 2015 deal shouldn't have been signed.
  • UK parliament votes in favor of early national election

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    The Commons vote was a formality, given both Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron had previously said they welcomed the election, although Scottish National Party MPs abstained. It also emerged that UK Prime Minister Theresa May had spoken to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker since her decision to call a general election on 8 June.
  • Paris attack: ISIS claims responsibility after 1 killed on Champs-Elysees

    Paris attack: ISIS claims responsibility after 1 killed on Champs-Elysees

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    French President Francois Hollande said he is convinced this was an act of terrorism. On Twitter early Friday morning, President Donald Trump said the attack will have "a big effect" on France's election. This weekend France heads into the first round of a closely contested four-person presidential race that could see the country elect populist far-right National Front candidate Marine Le Pen, who's now trailing the moderate, EU-favored Emmanuel Macron.
  • Turkey: Referendum fraud allegations to be investigated

    Turkey: Referendum fraud allegations to be investigated

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    A supporter of the "no" vote lights a flare during a protest in Istanbul , against the referendum outcome, Monday, April 17, 2017. Everyone and all sections - and the main opposition party in particular - must show respect. "From the German government's point of view, Turkey must. clear up the questions that have been raised". "The referendum took place under inappropriate conditions and under pressure from the state of emergency", said HDP Spokesperson Osman Baydemir referring to the ...
  • Trump's cybersecurity review misses deadline

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    Politico reports that with the 90 days now up, "there is no team, there is no plan, and there is no clear answer from the White House on who would even be working on what". A cybersecurity executive order has been repeatedly delayed, despite the White House scheduling a signing ceremony within the first two weeks of his presidency.