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Hundreds of students, clashed with the security forces in Kashmir earlier today during protests against police action in a college on Saturday. The protests soon spread to several colleges in Srinagar and other parts of Kashmir, leading to pitched battles between rock-throwing students and government forces, who fired shotgun pellets and tear gas.
  • Queen Elizabeth II turns 91 with day at the horse races

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    Elizabeth was born on April 21, 1926 in Bruton Street in central London at a time when Calvin Coolidge was the US President and Joseph Stalin had just taken control in the Soviet Union. Buckingham Palace tweeted a picture of the monarch as a baby on her christening day, where she is held by her mother Elizabeth, Duchess of York. Elizabeth's life would forever be changed again in February of 1952 when her beloved father King George VI died, leaving her the new monarch.
  • MPs overwhelmingly support May's call for snap election

    MPs overwhelmingly support May's call for snap election

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    With lawmakers having voted by a resounding 522 to 13 to back May's call for an election, the third in a little over two years, the decks have been cleared for the general elections which will predictably be dominated by Britain's vote to leave the European Union less than a year ago.
  • United States desires European Union to remain strong

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    Trudeau offered that reply to the USA president's latest anti-Canada trade tirade, one in which Trump savaged Canada for creating a new lower-priced classification of milk product that he argues is hurting US producers. "Will have a big effect on presidential election!" he said, breaking a silence over Sunday's vote in a tweet. He said continued chaos could allow the Islamic State terror group to retrench, using it as a base to destabilize neighboring countries and launch more attacks against ...
  • Tim Farron: 'Bogus' Brexit arguments not the reason Theresa May called election

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    The prime minister was speaking after her call for an early election was overwhelmingly backed by MPs. Although Labour and the Liberal Democrats had pledged not to block the motion, the mood in Westminster was far from united. Labour's job is to make life hard for her government, to hold it to account and offer a credible alternative to the electorate. For months the Prime Minister has said that a snap, early election was, in her view, the last thing the country needed.
  • CP says Ontario will levy 15% tax on foreign home buyers

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    Wynne said the measures were created to help people afford to rent or buy a home, brushing off a suggestion that the move was more about boosting her approval rating, which has recently plunged to just over 10 per cent, according to polls. The province is also expanding rent controls and giving Toronto and other municipalities the power to impose a tax on vacant homes, something that Toronto Mayor John Tory has been pushing for.
  • 3000 migrants said rescued off Libya coast Saturday

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    It is not known how many died before they were sighted. A spokesman for the International Organization for Migration ( IOM ) stated in a tweet on Saturday that 101 migrants were rescued from a sinking boot by fishermen, while five migrants drowned.
  • Pro-Life Group Endorses Karen Handel in Georgia Congressional Runoff

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    He took all but one percent of the vote secured by Democratic candidates, which means that Republicans as a whole won a narrow majority. While Mr. Ossoff failed to clear the 50 percent threshold and avoid a runoff, he created a sense of panic within the GOP that he represents a new wave of anti-Trump candidates for energized Democrats looking to score big gains in the 2018 midterms.
  • Pence announces $10 bn in deals on Indonesia trip

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    And Townshend says there have already been significant policy changes including the U.S. withdrawal from the TPP, and a general shift away from talking about a rules-based-order in the region as Trump appears to favour a more issue-specific approach.
  • Where is the USS Carl Vinson carrier?

    Where is the USS Carl Vinson carrier?

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    Medical personnel on the ship are assessing the pilot, who does not appear to have sustained any apparent injuries, the Navy said in its release. He has more than 3,200 flight hours and 850 carrier arrested landings, according to the Navy's websites.
  • IS group claims Champs-Elysees attack on police officers

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    ISIS swiftly claimed the attack was carried out by one of its "fighters". Speaking Friday morning on RFI radio, Le Pen said: "It is time to stop being naive". Police are searching the attacker's house in Chelles, an outer eastern Parisian district, from where he took his own auto, used in the attack, along with an assault rifle.