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The House of Commons vote was a formality, given both UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron had previously said they welcomed the election, although Scottish National Party MPs abstained. If that polling holds true, British voters could increase the conservatives' majority to 100 seats or more when they head to the polls in June, giving May more leverage in upcoming talks with the EU.
  • Trump's budget chief: Money for border wall a must

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    Trump has repeatedly asserted that Mexico would pay for the wall, which he says is necessary to stop the flow of immigrants crossing the border illegally as well as drug smugglers. that would be the height of irresponsibility", he told CNN's " State of the Union ". They want to budget to include funds to subsidize cost-sharing payments to insurance companies, which helps low-income citizens afford their healthcare plans.
  • Barghouti's strike part of long road

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    Mr Erdan said a field hospital would be erected next to one prison - an apparent move to preempt transfers to civilian medical facilities, which could draw wider media attention. However, Palestinians from the West Bank need an entry permit into Israel and Israeli authorities often deny such permits. In reaction to that, wrote Barghouti, Palestinians were responding with the most peaceful form of resistance that there is.
  • Chelsea vs Tottenham Hotspur, 2016-17 FA Cup Semifinal

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    The Blues remain formidable opponents, and in Eden Hazard possess the standout player on either side, but they look vulnerable for the first time since Conte's switch to three at the back in September of previous year. "It's not easy, honestly, for Ake to go and play his part". Of all the top leagues in Europe, the EPL is the only one in which such a situation exists - that two teams challenging for top honours can be in a situation where one plays their last two games at home, while the ...
  • Turkish election board rejects appeals to annul referendum

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    U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a strategic and policy CEO discussion in the Eisenhower Execution Office Building in Washington, U.S., April 11, 2017. Instead of calling the Turkish president out on his suspect win, Trump called him and congratulated him. Turkey's EU Affairs Minister Omer Celik quickly hit back, saying: "Such a speculative statement from a spokesperson can not be accepted".
  • Mike Pence: U.S. would defeat North Korea attacks against Japan

    Mike Pence: U.S. would defeat North Korea attacks against Japan

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    Kilby wrote that the 30-day extended tour was intended "to provide a persistent presence in the waters off the Korean peninsula". "As the situation regarding North Korea is getting increasingly severe, your visit is very timely". The country's United Nations envoy, Kim In Ryong, said this week that the USA had pushed the Korean Peninsula to the "brink of war". Pence said Trump was hopeful China would use its influence in the region to pressure the North to abandon its weapons program.
  • 'Children crammed into classrooms like sardines,' says Labour

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    Shadow education secretary Angela Rayner said, 'This situation is becoming unsustainable - too many children are being taught in classes which are simply too big. "That is despite the £9 billion cut the Tories have made to the Welsh Government's budget". "This election is about what happens to this country".
  • N.Korea detains US citizen; at least 3rd American being held

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    Australia's foreign minister, Julie Bishop, says North Korea should look after its "long-suffering citizens" rather than developing weapons of mass destruction after the regime pointedly warned Australia of a possible nuclear strike if Canberra persists in "blindly and zealously toeing the U.S.
  • International mission member killed in Ukraine blast

    International mission member killed in Ukraine blast

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    An OSCE official in Kiev said the group could not disclose the person's nationality because their next-of-kin were still in the process of being notified. Eduard Basurin, a senior separatist figure, said the OSCE vehicle "deviated from its main route and moved onto backroads" when it struck what he said was an antitank mine.
  • SeaWorld Orca Gives Birth to the Park's Last Killer Whale Baby

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    Takara was already pregnant when the company said previous year that it was suspending its captive breeding program and phasing out killer whale shows at its three parks in Orlando, Florida, San Diego, California and San Antonio. Mary's University comparative psychologist who plans to monitor the sleeping habits of Takara and the calf over the coming year, said it was frustrating to see research opportunities at SeaWorld undermined by public opinion amid federal cuts to science funding.