• General election is on for June 8

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    An early vote will also delay Brexit talks. However, on Tuesday she said she had a "change of heart" in order to bring unity within the political corridors of Britain. The prime minister greeted Tajani with a handshake on the doorstep of Number 10, but the pair made no comment to waiting reporters. Mr Blair's appeal came after the European Parliament's president claimed the United Kingdom would be welcomed back by the EU if it abandoned Brexit after the general election.
  • Paris officers shot, 1 fatally, in Champs-Elysees attack

    Paris officers shot, 1 fatally, in Champs-Elysees attack

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    Reuters reported that ISIS has claimed responsibility for the shooting attack, citing the Amaq news agency affiliated with the terror group. The gunman killed one police officer before being shot dead by security forces. Police are now investigating to see if there was a second gunman during the shooting. Although the police have also confirmed the identity of the gunman, they are withholding his name to allow time to determine whether he had any accomplices, Paris Chief ...
  • Reported Torture of Gay Men in Chechnya Highlighted in New Video

    Reported Torture of Gay Men in Chechnya Highlighted in New Video

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    The minister added: "Such comments, attitudes and actions are absolutely beyond contemptible". Ramadan, Islam's holy month, begins on 26 May this year. However a spokesperson for Vladimir Putin has said the Russian president has no reason to believe the attacks are genuine. Novaya Gazeta , an opposition newspaper, first reported the pogrom, saying that at least 100 gay men had been arrested and three killed in the roundup.
  • Sanders urges party to go beyond comfort zone

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    The goal of their road trip, dubbed the " Come Together And Fight Back Tour ", is to shore up a badly fractured Democratic Party and present some semblance of a united opposition to the Trump administration. "Over the past few election cycles, Bluegrass voters have soundly rejected the job-killing, leftist policies espoused by Perez, Sanders, and the Democrat Party", McDaniel said.
  • Leave.EU under investigation over EU referendum spending

    Leave.EU under investigation over EU referendum spending

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    The Electoral Commission has said it is looking into whether one or more donations accepted by Leave.EU was "impermissible" and if its spending return was complete. He added: "It's clearly politically motivated just as the Clacton campaign is announced". It said campaign filings published by the watchdog in February made no reference to Leave.EU's association with the Washington DC-based company, which also has offices in London and NY.
  • Palestinian prisoners launch mass hunger strike in Israeli jails

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    Issa Qaraqe, head of the Palestinian prisoners commission, told local media that about 1300 prisoners were protesting over grievances including medical negligence , administrative detention and limited family visits. Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts have been at a standstill since a US-led initiative collapsed three years ago. Palestinian terrorists held in Israeli prisons launched a hunger strike demanding better conditions .
  • Leaders spar in first debate of the campaign

    Leaders spar in first debate of the campaign

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    Michael de Jong, the finance minister in Clark's government, held a news conference where he said the Liberals' analysis of the NDP platform reveals $6.5 billion in costs that the party has not accounted for because of what he called costing errors and a failure to account for interest costs on increased spending.
  • Lumber train derails on northern Vancouver Island injuring two

    Lumber train derails on northern Vancouver Island injuring two

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    The train belongs to Western Forest Products and its believed those injured are employees. BC Emergency Health Services says it transported one person by air ambulance and another by ground after the accident. "Our hearts and minds are with them". A coroner has been dispatched to the scene of this morning's train derailment on Vancouver Island. Woss is a community of about 200 people and Rushton says everyone knows each other.
  • UN Security Council fails to condemn North Korea's missile test

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    One official said placing these aircraft on a higher alert status could reduce the Chinese Air Force's response time if they had to react to an incident in North Korea or elsewhere in the region. Trump, who took office in January, has vowed to prevent North Korea from being able to hit the United States with a nuclear missile. Unlike North Korea , which has been considered a pariah state since the Korean War, the Syrian government enjoyed diplomatic and political relations with ...
  • Congress will win 208 seats in Delhi MCD polls: Ajay Maken

    Congress will win 208 seats in Delhi MCD polls: Ajay Maken

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    It will be of no use to depend on the congress to face the BJP. "I feel that power is in the hands of wrong forces and they are getting an edge in the country.To fight this, all good people should come together", he said and added: "Those who raise the voice of dissent against the Centre are being muzzled".