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The Conservatives effectively obliterated Ukip - which won just one seat and lost more than 100 - as voters who had deserted the Tories for Ukip returned in their droves. "In seats like Rutherglen and Hamilton West, and in most areas across Scotland, it's a two-horse race between Labour and the SNP". With Douglas Carswell now nearly actively supporting the Conservatives, with Paul Nuttall not seeming to care about his party's decimation and UKIP's reason of existence essentially now part of ...
  • Pete Hoekstra: Dems Should Applaud James Comey's Firing

    Pete Hoekstra: Dems Should Applaud James Comey's Firing

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    While Comey said Clinton and her associates were "extremely careless" with classified information, he said no "reasonable prosecutor" would bring charges in the case. He was nominated for the post by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the Senate. The two-page, follow-up letter said that, in fact, only "a small number" of the thousands of emails found on the laptop had been forwarded there while most had simply been backed up from electronic devices.
  • Trump thinks Australia 'has better health care' than the US. He's 'right.'

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    One is that Australia has a universal health-care system. Ms Huckabee Sanders said Mr Trump's remarks did not mean he thought the United States should adopt a similar system to Australia's. Trump's showering of praise came in stark contrast to what was reportedly a verbal spat between the two leaders over accepting refugees. But the White House has since clarified those comments , saying the US President was simply saying nice things to an ally and did not think his country should ...
  • Kim thumbs nose at US as Trump marks 100 days

    Kim thumbs nose at US as Trump marks 100 days

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    North Korea on Saturday launched a ballistic missile that blew up over land, a spokesman for the US Pacific Command said . South Korea's foreign ministry called it a "provocative action", saying it clearly violated UN Security Council resolutions and constituted a serious threat to peace and security.
  • Trump abruptly axes FBI's Comey in midst of Russian Federation probe

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    Comey served as U.S. Deputy Attorney General from 2003-2005 and had worked in the intervening years at Lockheed Martin and HSBC, among other private sector jobs. Comey did testify that some emails had gotten on the laptop through Abedin backing up her mobile device. During a Senate hearing last week, Comey testified that, faced with whether to disclose the information about Clinton late in the campaign or hide it, he had to choose between "really bad and catastrophic" and he made a decision ...
  • Raj Guv calls for joining Red Cross

    Raj Guv calls for joining Red Cross

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    He also praised Red Cross for its services in Kashmir during Kargil war and also during war against Pakistan. He said that the government has targeted to associate 20 lakh people with organ donation programme in the coming years. In the state, the health department will strengthen Red Cross society. The campaign will begin from May 8 on the occasion of World Red Cross Day. It has been stated that there would be a penalty of Rs 500 for misusing the Red Cross emblem.
  • Floods force 1900 people from homes in Quebec

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    The mother of the toddler was able to escape, but she lost sight of her boyfriend and her child, said constable Claude Dorion. Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said that the military response to flooding in Quebec is likely to balloon.
  • NAFTA: Trump move with $1.2 trillion in trade could be risky

    NAFTA: Trump move with $1.2 trillion in trade could be risky

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    He added: "Relationships are good - deal very possible!" U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela , D-Brownsville, represents a district that shares the border with Mexico and was the most overtly unhappy member of the Texas delegation. The United States does not. This week the USA administration announced it would slap hefty tariffs on softwood lumber being imported from Canada. But experts say that it still doesn't guarantee more U.S.
  • White House Postpones Paris Climate Agreement Meeting-Again

    White House Postpones Paris Climate Agreement Meeting-Again

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    Trump, who has described climate change as a " hoax " perpetrated by China, has yet to announce whether he intends keeping a campaign promise to withdraw Washington from the Paris Agreement . George Shultz - who served as secretary of state, secretary of labor, treasury secretary and director of the Office of Management and Budget during the Nixon and Reagan presidencies - lays out the argument in an op-ed published Tuesday in The New York Times with Ted Halstead, president of the Climate ...
  • Trump to visit Saudi Arabia, meet Gulf, Muslim leaders

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    Trump, a senior administration official said , feels like accomplishing Middle East peace is "one of the things that he has to try to do" during his presidency and has been "very involved" with "a lot of ideas" during the trip's planning. "We are hoping to achieve peace between now and then", the official said. "President Trump has also accepted the invitation of President Reuven Rivlin and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to visit Israel, where he will further strengthen the United ...
  • Texas policeman charged with murder over teenage death

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    Saturday April 29 : Jordan Edwards attends a party with his friends and family members in Balch Springs. (Parker County Sheriff's Office via AP). Lee Merritt , an attorney for the Edwards family, told the Morning News that it was critical that Oliver be arrested on the most serious charge possible.
  • New Chinese aircraft carrier 'six times more powerful' than existing Liaoning

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    The first Chinese aircraft carrier, the Liaoning , was purchased from Ukraine in 1998 and refitted in China. Meanwhile, China's military experts have cautioned that this latest launch showed only modest progress in military modernisation, and there remains a huge technological gap between the Chinese Navy and the American Navy - Beijing's most powerful rival in the Asia-Pacific region.