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MPs clear way for United Kingdom general election on June 8

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Despite a transfer of the bodies being laid out in the EU27's opening gambit in the Brexit talks, the British government believes the question of housing the EBA and EMA is up for grabs. Labour's top ranks convened an emergency meeting after Mrs May's announcement on Tuesday, where Mr Corbyn told MPs he did not underestimate the task ahead, but "let's get out there". Read More »

With Parliament Backing, Britain All Set For Snap Elections

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Rejecting the PM's claim that an election is needed to prevent disunity at Westminster undermining a Brexit deal, Mr Corbyn said: "There is no obstacle to the Government negotiating, but, instead of getting on with the job, she is painting herself as the prisoner of the Liberal Democrats ". Read More »

Pence threatens North Korea with overwhelming response

President Donald Trump in Washington and Pence at the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea have signaled a forceful USA stance on North Korea's recent actions. Tokyo fears a two-way agreement would expose it to stronger USA pressure to open up politically-sensitive markets like agriculture and beef. The vice president also said the USA would promote peaceful dialogue and defend human rights, "because the dignity and worth of every person is an eternal value of the United States". Read More »

Babri Masjid demolition case: Advani, Joshi, Uma to be tried for conspiracy

But a senior party leader played down the meeting's significance, saying it had a number of issues, including the Kashmir crisis, on its agenda. "All BJP leaders found guilty in the case should be punished", according to Times of India. Meanwhile, Congress spokesperson Sanjay Jha said, "The law of the land has prevailed". "It is a known fact that the Babri demolition as a spontaneous reaction has been proven wrong and it was indeed a political conspiracy", Jha said. Read More »

British MP's back Theresa May's snap election

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Prime Minister Theresa May formally began Britain's divorce from the European Union last month, declaring there was no turning back, ushering in a tortuous exit process that will test the bloc's cohesion and pitch her country into the unknown. Read More »

Group 'claim responsibility' for attack on Borussia Dortmund bus

A spokeswoman for federal prosecutors cited an email from the newspaper, saying: "We have the letter claiming responsibility". Three letters left close to the site of the explosion have not led to any arrests. Thomas Tuchel says Dortmund were missing "the little things" against Monaco, just a day after the attack on their team bus. However, Borussia bounced back with a 3-1 Bundesliga win over Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday ahead of Wednesday's visit to treble-chasing Monaco, who are top ... Read More »

Here's What Trump's 'Buy American, Hire American' Order Means

The agencies also would propose changes so that the visas are only given to "most-skilled or highest-paid applicants", an administration official told the AP. Government data released this week, meanwhile, shows that the number of applicants for H-1B visas has fallen. And why shouldn't federal agencies buy American products? The government admits 85,000 immigrants under the visa program each year. Read More »

Dylan Hartley reacts in classy way after British and Irish Lions snub

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Hartley is the RBS 6 Nations champions' captain but has lost out to George, the Saracens hooker who has yet to make an worldwide start and replaces him in the third quarter of Tests. "Everyone knows each other and we've played against each other at club and worldwide level so it's just about trying to become a team and driving forward and holding nothing back ". Read More »

North Korea says 'don't mess with us' as US plans next move

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U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, on a visit to London, said the military option must be part of the pressure brought to bear. The attempt of the missile test was made amid the celebration of the anniversary of birth of North Korea's founding leader Kim Il-sung. Read More »

MPs on election footing as the battle for Brexit begins

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Lawmakers voted Wednesday by a resounding 522 to 13 to back May's call for an election, easily surpassing the two-thirds majority in the 650-seat House of Commons needed to trigger an early vote. Labour Party's Jeremy Corbyn accused May of "dodging" a head-to-head showdown and the Lib Dems urged broadcasters to "empty chair" her. The Scottish National Party (SNP) has signalled its MPs will abstain in the vote and Labour and the Liberal Democrats, while accusing May of political opportunism, ... Read More »

Wait, Does Donald Trump Know the Leader of North Korea's Name?

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Pence and Abe agreed that they needed to persuade China to play a larger role in dealing with North Korea, a Japanese government spokesman said . But the vice president expressed impatience with the unwillingness of North Korea to move toward ridding itself of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. Read More »

Juncker to visit Britain's May next week

Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission, and the de facto leader of the EU, will also be present at the meeting. Theresa May is to meet two of the EU's top Brexit negotiators in London on Wednesday (April 26), just over a week after a calling a snap election. Read More »

North Korean medium-range missile test fails

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The ballistic missile projectile fell into the East Sea of Korea, Sea of Japan. It came a day after North Korea displayed almost 60 missiles - including what is suspected to be a new intercontinental ballistic missile - at a parade to mark the 105th birthday of its founder Kim Il-Sung. Read More »

Historic joint World Cup bid from USA, Canada and Mexico

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But under the proposals, the United States will host 75 percent of them. The U.S., Mexico and Canada are expected to put forth a very strong bid. Russian Federation is hosting the 2018 finals, followed by Qatar in 2022. Canada put on a women's World Cup . And despite his ongoing plans to build a world between America and our neighbors to the south, President Trump has given the move his blessing, the Associated Press reported. Read More »

Putin Congratulates Assad on Syria's National Day

Johnson said in a Sunday Telegraph newspaper article that Assad's ally Moscow still has time to be on the "right side of the argument". On the USA airstrike on an Assad regime air base in retaliation for the chemical attack, Lavrov said, "We reiterated our common position that it was an act of aggression, a flagrant violation of the principles of worldwide law and the UN Charter". Read More »

UN Security Council fails to condemn North Korea's missile test

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The performance took place in the capital, Pyongyang. "It flies as quickly as a flash of lightning to challenge imperialism." The musical show marked the birth anniversary of founding father, Kim Il-sung. While Chinese officials have only backed United Nations-approved sanctions, the Communist Party-run Global Times this month said the government should consider restricting oil imports to North Korea or even agree to a US -imposed financial blockade if Kim violates UN resolutions. Read More »

Census: Young women in US favor jobs outside the home

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The study used data from Census Bureau's American Community Survey and the Current Population Survey to estimate the number of young adults living in their parents' home. By 2016, that number had risen to 41 percent. More young men are falling to the bottom of the income ladder. In 1975, 25% of men between 25 and 34 had incomes of less than $30,000 (adjusted for inflation) per year. Read More »

Student protests spark tension in Kashmir

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Universities in Kashmir were then known to organise lively debates of high quality. The Jammu and Kashmir police has directed telecom companies to shut their 3G and 4G services in the Kashmir Valley as the state authorities feel there has been an attempt to spread fear and show security personnel in a bad light through online videos. Read More »

North Korea drops nuclear bomb on U.S. in disturbing video

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While China says it also wants nuclear weapons purged from the Korean peninsula, the country has advocated diplomacy as the only way to achieve that goal. A sales manager for a Sinotruck dealer, Zhongnanhai, said the company exports about 1,000 trucks to North Korea every year under contracts that specify the vehicles are designed and manufactured for civilian use. Read More »

Abe, Pence confirm solid alliance to counter N. Korea

The Trump administration has signaled a more forceful US stance toward North Korea's recent missile tests and threats, including a warning from Trump that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has "gotta behave". North Korea's state television aired footage of a musical show marking the birthday of founding father Kim Il Sung , which ended with a mock-up video of missiles engulfing the United States in flames. Read More »

British MPs approve PM May's call for snap election

Rejecting the PM's claim that an election is needed to prevent disunity at Westminster undermining a Brexit deal, Mr Corbyn said: "There is no obstacle to the Government negotiating, but, instead of getting on with the job, she is painting herself as the prisoner of the Liberal Democrats ". Read More »

Starving Striking Palestinian Prisoners leader put in isolation

Israeli prison officials have cracked down on Palestinian prisoners after more than 1,100 political detainees launched an open-ended hunger strike on Monday. At a time when Palestinians are increasingly jaded by the inability of their leaders, particularly president Mahmoud Abbas, to make significant changes to their lives, Barghouti, who belongs to the same political party as Mr Abbas, stands out as someone who could command genuine support among all sections of Palestinian society. Read More »

US vice-president to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

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During a recent trip to South Korea US Vice President Mike Pence declared that the policy of "strategic patience" with Pyongyang, instituted by former US President Barack Obama, is over. North Korea's foreign ministry have promised to continue testing missiles in the face of the U.S. threat. A senior North Korean official said Monday that the USA has created "a unsafe situation in which a thermonuclear war may break out at any minute". Read More »

Known DREAMer Deported Under President Trump

The Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday that the first-known "Dreamer" to be deported under the Trump administration, who filed a lawsuit in San Diego over his removal, gave up his protected status when he traveled to Mexico. Border agents then took him to a local station where he signed documents without being allowed to see an immigration judge, seek counsel or obtain copies of the papers he signed, according to his attorneys. Read More »