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The outcome of the elections will also play a great role in shaping Macron's five-year term. Polls appear to suggest that Macron is in tune with the wishes of French voters to see deep changes to the political class. President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron , reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris Agreement on Wednesday, standing on the steps of the Elysee Palace after a meeting that included discussion on climate change and on democracy in Latin ...
  • Amazon Prime Video Is Officially Coming to Apple TV

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    It seems Cook and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos have reached a business agreement and we could see Apple's TV set-top box, which is a competitor to Fire TV, returning to the e-tailer's platform. The availability of Prime Video on Apple TV means Amazon and Apple made a decision to bury their disputes. Amazon Prime Video will now become your latest TV show obsession in addition to Netflix, thanks to the hansome libarary of video content the e-commerce giant has been producing over the past few years.
  • Theresa May pressured to resign after British election disaster

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    British newspapers summed it up in a word: Mayhem. They saw through her "strong and stable" motto, repeated ad nauseum throughout the campaign, to the spurious and shifty reality beneath. She's hanging on. Whether she can survive the summer is a big question. The results confounded those who said Corbyn was electorally toxic. The surge in the vote for Corbyn's Labour party was attributed to a surge in turnout among voters aged 18-24, according to polling by Sky News .
  • Afghan border guards killed by USA friendly fire

    Afghan border guards killed by USA friendly fire

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    In mid-March, three U.S soldiers were shot and wounded in another apparent insider attack at an Afghan military base in Helmand province. The incident remains under investigation, officials said. Three hundreds of US Marines have been recently dispatched to the province to provide training and support Afghan security forces. Civilian casualties from both United States and Afghan air raids increased dramatically past year, according to the UN's most recent report on threats to civilians.
  • Theresa's party suffers loss, but set to form govt

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    May had not planned for a coalition when she called the early elections in mid-April. May had a slight majority in the previous parliament and had chose to call an early election in an attempt to strengthen her position in the Brexit talks.
  • Top aides to Theresa May resign after disastrous election results

    Top aides to Theresa May resign after disastrous election results

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    May biographer Rosa Prince, author of Theresa May: The Enigmatic Prime Minister, told IBTimes UK that the prime minister would have consulted Hill and Timothy before calling for the election in April . The Conservative Party failed to reach the halfway mark of 326 seats to form government in Britain after snap general election were held on Thursday and will now need support from other parties to reach the halfway mark of 326 in the 650-seat House of Commons.
  • Government seeks dismissal of suit over Trump's businesses

    Government seeks dismissal of suit over Trump's businesses

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    Advocates from the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) brought the suit against Trump in January, shortly after he entered office. "We heartily disagree and look forward to our day in court". The filing argued CREW did not have the standing to file a suit. The Justice Department also said the clause has no bearing over private business transactions.
  • Bill Cosby's legal team attack sex assault accuser's credibility

    Bill Cosby's legal team attack sex assault accuser's credibility

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    She said she walked toward the kitchen and Cosby was there and offered her tea and a muffin. Cosby, 79, is charged with aggravated indecent assault. Cosby's home, and had wine and sat by a fire", Agrusa said. She viewed him like a father. But Constand said she had rebuffed Cosby's "suggestive" passes, once when he put his hand on her thigh and another time when he put his finger on her trousers and tried to unzip them.
  • US calls on Arab states to ease Qatar blockade as crisis deepens

    US calls on Arab states to ease Qatar blockade as crisis deepens

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    Far from backing down in the face of unprecedented pressure from Gulf rivals, Qatar's foreign minister said Thursday that no other country could determine its policies. Qatar hosts 8,000 USA military personnel at al Udeid, the largest US air base in the Middle East and a launchpad for USA -led strikes on the Islamic State militant group.
  • Greek PM congratulates Labour's Corbyn on election result

    Greek PM congratulates Labour's Corbyn on election result

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    May had hoped the election would focus on Brexit , but that never happened, as both the Conservatives and Labour said they would respect voters' wishes and go through with the divorce. A clearly shaken May on Thursday night said she would continue as prime minister. "At any point a tiny number of either Conservative or DUP MPs could say: "we won't put up with this" he says.