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Her decision - against her initial opinion - to call a snap election, June 8, goes against the Fixed Term Parliamentary Act, which stipulates that parliaments must run for five years. She has repeatedly said that the decision can not be reversed, and has pursued a hard line on those who have argued for a phased withdrawal or a loose, continued association with the EU.
  • Atlanta Braves vs. San Diego Padres

    Atlanta Braves vs. San Diego Padres

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    Before a sellout crowd of 41,149 that included former USA president Jimmy Carter, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred and one-time home run king Hank Aaron , the Braves won their second straight game after a 1-6 start. Kemp, a critical mid-season acquisition previous year, should make slugger Freddie Freeman and nearly everyone else in the batting order a little better.
  • Documents highlight Prince's struggle with opioid addiction

    Documents highlight Prince's struggle with opioid addiction

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    The documents show authorities searched Paisley Park, mobile phone records of Prince's associates, and Prince's email accounts to try to determine how he got the fentanyl, a synthetic drug 50 times more powerful than heroin. It has become clear that in the years leading up to Prince's fatal overdose, he was struggling with addiction. From skyscrapers to stadiums to bridges, a number of well-known Twin Cities landmarks will be bathed in purple Thursday in a somber reminder to mark ...
  • Lady Gaga debuts new single at Coachella

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    She also performed Telephone , her 2009 collaboration with the insane in Love hitmaker, and reportedly fell silent during Beyonce's parts on the song. The problems came despite growing technological confidence at this year's Coachella , where drones captured crowd footage, cellular reception stayed mostly consistent and a planetarium-style dome led by Hewlett Packard offered festival-goers a 360-degree journey through space.
  • The Walking Dead Season 8 Gets New Series Regulars

    The Walking Dead Season 8 Gets New Series Regulars

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    Nacon, meanwhile, plays Carl's love-interest, Enid - though her larger part might suggest that she'll be taking a more active role in Maggie's ascension to Hilltop leader, as that's where she spent most of her time last season. "It's going to become a bit more kinetic and fast-moving, because that's where the story is going", Scott Gimple said of " The Walking Dead " Season 8.
  • European Concerns in Wake of Turkey's Referendum

    European Concerns in Wake of Turkey's Referendum

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    The main opposition party rejected the result and called for the vote to be annulled. Results carried by the state-run Anadolu news agency showed the "yes" vote had about 51.3% compared to 48.7% for the "no" vote with almost 99% of the vote counted.
  • Daniel Cormier Reveals Why He Held Towel At Controversial UFC 210 Weigh-Ins

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    Cormier won the first fight, but the rematch nearly didn't happen after Cormier initially missed weight this morning. Meanwhile, in the other fights on last night's main card, Cynthia Calvillo defeated Pearl Gonzalez via submission, Thiago Alves earned a unanimous decision over Patrick Cote and Charles Oliveira caused Will Brooks to tap out with a rear-naked choke.
  • Apple Is Ready to Shake Up the Self-Driving Car Industry

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    In early 2016, CEO Tim Cook fielded a question at the company's annual shareholder meeting about developing a auto, to which he provided a cryptic response that neither confirmed nor denied the project. With its new permit to test self-driving vehicles, Apple has joined the likes of Google , Tesla , GM, Ford and BMW, which are already testing their respective autonomous vehicle technologies.
  • North Korea shows off new generation of ballistic missiles in military parade

    North Korea shows off new generation of ballistic missiles in military parade

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    The parade also featured the North's submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM) for the first time . Amid rising regional tensions, Pyongyang residents have been preparing. China's Global Times newspaper, which is published by the People's Daily, the Communist Party's official paper, said North Korea must have felt the shockwave from the 11-ton "mother of all bombs" dropped by U.S.
  • Doctor prescribed oxycodone for Prince in friend's name

    Doctor prescribed oxycodone for Prince in friend's name

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    According to search warrants unsealed Monday, authorities searched Paisley Park, cellphone records of Prince's associates, and Prince's emails to try to determine where he got the fentanyl that killed him. Johnson declined to talk to the AP. April 16, 2016: Prince invites guests to a dance party at Paisley Park, where he plays "Chopsticks" on his new purple piano and shows off a metallic purple guitar.