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Tony Blair has predicted Theresa May will win a "large majority" in the general election but called for a "movement" of pro-EU voters to prevent her getting a mandate for a "Brexit at any cost". European Union officials say Britain's surprise election will not interrupt the bloc's preparations for Brexit talks - though they will slightly delay the start of negotiations.
  • Trump Administration Celebrates Release of American Imprisoned in Egypt

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    Trump negotiated the release through what one unnamed senior White House official referred to as "discrete diplomacy". Hijazi's lawyer, Taher Abol Nasr, told The Associated Press that Hijazi was released late Tuesday, two days after a court acquitted her of charges of child abuse that were widely dismissed as bogus by human rights groups and US officials.
  • Sheila Dikshit a burden on Congress: Arvinder Singh

    Sheila Dikshit a burden on Congress: Arvinder Singh

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    Delhi BJP leaders have also been told to target AAP as they believe that the party has lost its trust among people. A day after he joined the the BJP, former Delhi minister Arvinder Singh "Lovely" on Wednesday described Sheila Dikshit as a "burden" on the Congress.
  • Pot support at all time high

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    Sixty-five percent of people actually think that marijuana is less risky than other drugs as well, indicating increased public awareness of distinctions that marijuana advocates have been trying to draw for decades. Marijuana remains illegal under federal law. Majorities of Republicans, Democrats, and independents all agree. During the first week of March, the Marist Poll conducted the Weed & the American Family survey, funded by Yahoo News and focusing on the impact of marijuana use ...
  • Venezuelans Demand an End to Deaths of Protesters

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    Following a wave of anti-government demonstrations, 12 people were killed in violent incidents in the capital Caracas overnight, said Venezuela's Justice Ministry on Friday. The unrest was prompted after the country's Supreme Court attempted to strip congress of its legislative power, a move which would have given Maduro almost complete control.
  • Anti-Defamation League Offers Spicer Holocaust Training After Hitler Gaffe

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    From jokes about "alternative facts" to a full-blown skit on Saturday Night Live , Spicer hasn't done much to redeem himself and quell the jokes - especially when he starts talking about World War II. Stern said President Donald Trump has "got to fire this guy", before adding that Spicer speaks "fluent moron". White House press secretary Sean Spicer has apologised over a controversial comment he made in relation to the Holocaust on Monday, as he faces calls to resign from his position.
  • Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif survives Panama Papers corruption ruling

    Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif survives Panama Papers corruption ruling

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    The Supreme Court agreed previous year to investigate the Sharif family's offshore wealth after opposition lead- er Imran Khan threatened street protests following the leaking of the "Panama Papers" in 2015. Pakistan is facing a general election next year, and the court case was seen as a pre-emptive strike against Sharif. If the prime minister temporarily steps aside, the likelihood of a fair and impartial investigation will surely increase significantly.
  • Egypt: Sissi imposes three-month state of emergency

    Egypt: Sissi imposes three-month state of emergency

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    Trump spoke by phone Sunday with el-Sissi to express confidence that Egypt will do what it can "to protect Christians and all Egyptians". President Abdel-fatah al-Sisi had declared a state of emergency across the country for three months.
  • South Korea prosecutors charge South Korea's ex-president Park for bribery

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    Ex-President Park Geun-hye was indicted Monday on multiple charges as prosecutors wrapped up their probe in time for fresh presidential election next month. Park and Choi are accused of receiving $68 million , with about half of that money coming from Samsung . It is unclear if the process will begin before the May 9 election that will choose the country's next president.
  • Scuffles between police and protesters outside Le Pen rally in Paris

    Scuffles between police and protesters outside Le Pen rally in Paris

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    Oliver discussed the importance of the upcoming French presidential election, indicating that the election could dictate the future of the European Union. A group of protesters threw firebombs at police who responded with tear gas during small skirmishes. In a context of economic crisis, unemployment and fall in buying power of the euro, Le Pen managed to conquer many with her speech of economic protectionism, of improving public administration and prioritizing above all, the welfare of ...