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Author: 0 U.K. Prime Minister Calls For Early Election

The Conservative party now holds a small majority in the House of Commons, with 330 of its 650 seats . May said in her shock announcement: "In recent weeks Labour have threatened to vote against the final agreement we reach with the European Union".

Author: 0 Turnbull bowls final balls in India visit

Earlier, India and Australia on Monday inked six pacts including one aimed at boosting counter-terrorism cooperation after talks between Modi and Turnbull in New Delhi. "My trip has been all about deepening more engaged collaboration between Australia and India in the fields of economics, sports, health, science and education", he said.

Global Media Could United Airlines Earnings Ever Have Been Good Enough?
Author: 0 Could United Airlines Earnings Ever Have Been Good Enough?

The stock lost -1.22% in total of its share price. Zweig holds 0.01% of its portfolio in United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE: UAL ) for 2,800 shares. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.05 Percent. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $2.54 earnings per share.

Author: 0 USA looks to "reform" free trade deal with South Korea: Pence

South Korea is the U.S.'s sixth largest trading partner in goods. South Korea's trade surplus with the USA was US$4.4 billion in the first three months of this year, down from US$6.6 billion during the same period in 2016, according to Korea customs office data.

Author: 0 Christians celebrate Easter with religious fervour

Easter is the time of year that Christians Commemorate the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Resurrection Sunday at Macedonia Church of Pittsburgh in the Hill District had the same message. Easter Sunday is a special time for clergy members. Everyone who becomes a Christian does so because they believe that when Jesus was crucified on the cross, he paid the ultimate price for human sin, and that his resurrection enables anyone who believes in him to overcome sin and ...

Global Media Main Turkish opposition to seek referendum annulment
Author: 0 Main Turkish opposition to seek referendum annulment

Turkey's minister for European Union affairs lashed out at what he called politically motivated comments against the national electoral board's decision to accept unstamped ballots in Sunday's referendum. "Since the morning, we have detected violations", he said. Three of Turkey's biggest cities - Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir - all voted "No" to the constitutional changes, BBC reported.

Global Media White House defends decision to keep visitor logs secret
Author: 0 White House defends decision to keep visitor logs secret

Robert Weissman, president of the consumer advocacy group Public Citizen, said, "The only reason to keep secret the White House visitor logs is to hide from the American public the corporate influence-peddlers who are seeking favors and gifts from the White House".

Global Media Easter egg hunt at Emerald Cove Park
Author: 0 Easter egg hunt at Emerald Cove Park

Two-year-old Hanna Brooks waited anxiously and impatiently with her mom, Andrea, and grandpa, Robert Coulter, a New Wilmington councilman, for the event to begin. The Medford Kiwanis Club hosted its 76th annual hunt at Pear Blossom Park. Hallmark explained that the soccer fields were divided into four sections for the egg hunt in order to accommodate four separate age groups: ages 1-2; ages 3 to 4; ages 5 to 7 and ages 8 to 10.

Global Media North Korean Official Blames Trump for Building a 'Vicious Cycle' of Tensions
Author: 0 North Korean Official Blames Trump for Building a 'Vicious Cycle' of Tensions

Aside from the new tracked vehicle carrying the KN-15, the addition of solid-fuel missiles to North Korea's land-based fleet raises additional concerns, due to the reduction in time needed to launch these systems. President Donald Trump has been warning North Korea of the consequences it will have to face. Pence is joined by his wife and two adult daughters and will lay a wreath at the Seoul National Cemetery and join US and South Korean troops for Easter Sunday church services and a dinner.

Author: 0 Donald Trump, GOP face referendum in Georgia; Dems aim for upset

With almost two dozen candidates vying for the House seat, the stage is set for the second congressional vote since Trump's administration took office, a week after Kansas' 4th District narrowly replaced CIA Director Mike Pompeo with another Republican.

Author: 0 Facebook murder suspect killed himself in Pennsylvania after chase

Rambling videos he shared showed his despair, saying he was out of options and wanted to kill as many innocent people as he could. Police in OH urged residents in surrounding states on Monday to be on alert for a man who they said shot and killed an elderly passerby seemingly at random and then posted a gruesome video of the killing on Facebook.

Author: 0 US, Japan agree China should play larger role on North Korea

Aso said the U.S. -Japan alliance involved both military and economic aspects. Japan , an important ally of the U.S. and one of the countries that are most vulnerable to North Korea's missile tests, is considering the possibility of supporting the USS Carl Vinson and its attack fleet in manoeuvres in waters near the Korean peninsula.

Author: 0 United States intercepted messages about chemical attack in Syria

France, the United Kingdom and the USA introduced the resolution in response to the suspected sarin attack on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun on April 4, which killed more than 80 people, including women and children. "Frankly, it's a tactic we've seen on Russia's part as well in the past", Toner told a daily press briefing. The US has specific intelligence showing it was a Russian drone.

Author: 0 Cumbrian MPs speak out after PM calls shock general election

The next general election is due to take place in May 2020, but Lord Hague argues in the Daily Telegraph that if the Fixed Term Parliaments Act did not exist, the case for an election this spring would have been "very strong indeed". Prime Minister Theresa May last month formally triggered Britain's exit talks, nine months after the country voted in a referendum to leave the EU.

Author: 0 Britain's prime minister to seek early election on June 8

Her Conservative party has a relatively slim majority in the House of Commons, won in 2015 under the previous leader David Cameron. Despite repeatedly saying that she wouldn't call a new election following her ascension to the post of Prime Minister in July past year, the announcement came in the wake of several polls putting the Conservatives comfortably ahead of Labour.

Author: 0 White House defends transparency after visitor log reversal

The announcement - from an administration that has faced pointed questions about its commitment to transparency - marks a significant shift from the Obama White House, which released the names of almost 6 million visitors, including scores of lobbyists.

Global Media Southwest Pilot charged after loaded gun found by baggage screeners
Author: 0 Southwest Pilot charged after loaded gun found by baggage screeners

The flight, headed to Chicago-Midway Airport, was delayed for four hours. Apple said Gibson, who has been a pilot for nine years, was charged with misdemeanor weapon possession and released on $200 bail. Last year, a record number of firearms - 3,391 - were discovered in carry-on bags in the USA, the TSA has said . "As a reminder, firearms, firearm parts and ammunition-are not permitted in carry-on bags, but can be transported in checked bags if they are unloaded, properly packed and ...

Author: 0 Theresa May calls for snap General Election in June

Taking everyone by surprise Tuesday morning, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May in a shock statement called an early U.K. general election to be held on June 8. She also warned that some MPs and peers are trying to frustrate Britain quitting the European Union and a big election win would give her a strong mandate to push ahead with it.

Author: 0 Five Things to consider about Liberal government's pot plan

As part of the bill , the Canadian government also pledged to figure out a system to discourage and prosecute those users who might drive or operate machinery under the influence of marijuana, meaning they have to create a Breathalyzer-style meter, as well as establish minimum blood levels for proper regulation before stores can begin to sell pot.

Author: 0 Syrian-Americans applaud air strikes against Assad, want more action

U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Porter conducts strike operations while in the Mediterranean Sea, which U.S. said was a part of cruise missile strike against Syria . ambassador to the UN, told the Security Council, after a missile strike on a Syrian air base. "We are prepared to do more but we hope that will not be necessary", she said.

Author: 0 United Kingdom snap election: Five things you need to know

United Kingdom voters returned from the Easter holiday today to be told by Prime Minister Theresa May that the country will prepare for a general election on 8 June, which according to opinion polls could deliver the ruling Conservative Party a stronger majority in the House of Commons than that which it now enjoys.

Author: 0 General election is 'a real opportunity', says Lib Dem PPC

Vince Cable, the former business secretary, will seek to reclaim the Twickenham seat he lost in 2015 while Nick Clegg will defend his seat. Around 750,000 British teenagers who were too young to vote in last year's referendum on European Union membership will have turned 18 by 8 June, meaning they can now take part in an election for the first time.

Author: 0 Sterling hits highest since December after PM calls for early election

May comfortably ahead of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, polls at the time of the previous elections (and the European Union referendum) had proved to be fairly unreliable indicators. Tory MP Iain Duncan Smith the former Cabinet minister said May's move to hold an early general election "is not about Brexit". It is unusual for leaders to make a statement outside Number 10 Downing Street and most prime ministers only use the setting for major announcements.

Author: 0 Door-to-door fight continues b/w Govt forces & IS in Iraq

Iraqi army soldiers, backed by pro-government fighters from the Popular Mobilization Units, have made fresh gains in door-to-door fighting against Daesh Takfiri terrorists in the Old City of Mosul as they are battling to expel the extremists from the country's second largest city.

Global Media Pence assures Japan America is with ally '100 percent'
Author: 0 Pence assures Japan America is with ally '100 percent'

Throughout his bareknuckle election campaign, US President Donald Trump repeatedly called into question a mutual defense treaty between Japan and the United States, suggesting Tokyo should pay for its own security. Arriving in Tokyo for talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Pence hailed the two countries' longstanding security ties. "But dialogue for the sake of having dialogue is meaningless".

Author: 0 Gorsuch Full of Questions in First US Supreme Court Argument

For Gorsuch, beyond the merits of the individual cases, the three oral arguments Monday were an opportunity to showcase his active engagement and civil, nonthreatening demeanor. That followed a brief introduction by Chief Justice John Roberts to begin the day with a congratulations and a wish that Gorsuch enjoy a " long and happy career in our common calling ".

Global Media Mostly Sunny And Cooler Tuesday
Author: 0 Mostly Sunny And Cooler Tuesday

A few light sprinkles are possible around daybreak Wednesday . Highs will climb into the low 70s in between rain chances as showers again will be spotty into the afternoon with many breaks. This afternoon is more seasonable with temperatures returning to the upper 60s. The afternoon should be comfortable with highs in the 60s away from the coast.

Author: 0 British Prime Minister Theresa May will seek election on June 8

The mechanism for the government to seek an early election is more complicated than it used to be. There will be a Commons vote on the proposed election on Wednesday - May will need Parliament's backing to hold a vote before 2020. Mr Hanretty said: "It was unexpected because I guess when a Prime Minister says repeatedly something will not be happening, then you kind of think it probably won't happen".

Author: 0 Trump rallies Georgia Republicans ahead of special election

DeKalb County is the most Democratic of the three, but it contains a smaller share of registered voters in the district (23 percent) than neighboring Fulton (48 percent) and Cobb (29 percent), both of which are more Republican - and the reason the sixth leans Republican overall.

Author: 0 I accept full responsibility for Chelsea loss at Man United, says Conte

But Chelsea does have a more favourable run-in than Tottenham. But unusual things can happen when the pressure reaches it's greatest intensity and there was certainly something odd about Chelsea at Old Trafford on Sunday. "Last season Chelsea had no pressure - 10th place and you play calm, and you are happy". "They haven't been playing in Europe this season and they went out from the League Cup early".

Author: 0 Home ice no advantage for Rangers in Game 3 vs. Canadiens

The Rangers also lost eight straight (0-5-3) at Madison Square Garden down the stretch before winning the final two home games of the regular season. "We're not overthinking this game, we know our strengths, we know what we need to do to win and our whole focus is on that", Montreal head coach Claude Julien said.

Global Media Alabama solid red for now despite Republican scandals
Author: 0 Alabama solid red for now despite Republican scandals

Mason was appointed by former Gov. Robert Bentley (R-Ala.) back in 2011, and he was sacked this morning. He'll be required to serve one year's probation, complete 100 hours of community service and repay the $8,912 he used from his campaign fund to pay legal fees for former adviser Rebekah Mason, whom he allegedly had an affair with.

Global Media North Korean envoy at United Nations warns of nuclear war possibility
Author: 0 North Korean envoy at United Nations warns of nuclear war possibility

North Korea's deputy United Nations ambassador, Kim In Ryong, accused the US of creating "a risky situation" for a nuclear war and said that the North is ready to react if the USA "dares opt for a military action". The Trump administration has also indicated it intends to revise the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico, and a US trade agreement with Central American countries as well.

Global Media Mike Pence tells Koreans: 'Our resolve has never been stronger'
Author: 0 Mike Pence tells Koreans: 'Our resolve has never been stronger'

When Pence meets acting president Hwang, the agenda will most likely include response measures to North Korea's provocations and the ongoing installation of the THAAD missile defense system. "The launch of the ballistic missile occurred near Sinpo", US Pacific Command spokesman CDR Dave Benham said. South Korea's foreign ministry said that by conducting the latest test just a day after displaying a series of missiles, "North Korea has threatened the whole world".

Global Media Hamas rejects threats by Palestinian leader
Author: 0 Hamas rejects threats by Palestinian leader

The Gaza Ministry of Health on Monday warned of a health crisis and the possibility of delayed or canceled surgeries if the disagreement isn't resolved within 48 hours. In 2016, the Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) estimated that unemployment in Gaza reached 41.2 percent. "If, in two days from today, the issue will not be solved, then we will have to cancel between 200-250 surgeries a day", Dr.

Author: 0 US VP Pence visits historic temple in Tokyo

As an architect of the responsibility to protect doctrine, a political commitment made by all United Nations member states to prevent crimes against humanity, Canada ought to address the fact those crimes are being committed in North Korea , she said.

Author: 0 USA steps up pressure on Syria ahead of Russian Federation talks

The council was due to meet late yesterday. Mr Assad's office described the attack in the early hours yesterday local time as "foolish and irresponsible". stance towards Syria. "But what we did not see is a coherent policy on how we're going to deal with the civil war and also deal with ISIS". Despite the Trump Administration having last week launched military strikes against Syria's government, the official narrative on the future of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad remains confused, with ...

Author: 0 UK election talk builds ahead of surprise statement from May

An election gives her the chance to cement her political position and win support for her vision of Brexit . "I'm not going to be calling a snap election", she said , The Guardian reports. European Union leaders except May are set to hold a summit on April 29 where they will agree on the strategy for negotiating Britain's expected departure in 2019.

Global Media Who's behind rallies seeking tax returns
Author: 0 Who's behind rallies seeking tax returns

It's the same thing that was discussed during the campaign trail. As far as I'm aware, the president says he's still under audit ... I'm under a routine audit, and it will be released. Trump wrote on Twitter that "someone" should investigate "who paid for the small organized rallies yesterday". The election is over!' During the campaign, Trump initially indicated that he would release his tax returns, as every modern presidential candidate has done after winning the nomination from one ...

Global Media Howard Stern calls Sean Spicer 'embarrassing' but 'entertaining as hell'
Author: 0 Howard Stern calls Sean Spicer 'embarrassing' but 'entertaining as hell'

U.S. defence secretary Jim Mattis noted in a separate briefing that "the intent was to stop the cycle of violence into an area that even in World War II chemical weapons were not used on battlefields". Speaking with constituents at a rowdy town hall event Wednesday evening, Coffman faced vocal criticism from constituents who said they wanted him to push back against Trump.

Author: 0 Favorite White House tradition rolls on

With Trump's relationship with the public already in question , the Easter Egg Roll would prove as an opportunity to convince other's that he is one with the American people. "I've seen those kids, and they're highly, highly competitive". He also joined kids at a crafts table, making greeting cards for US troops, while Melania Trump read Kathie Lee Gifford's book " Party Animals ".

Author: 0 UK Prime Minister Theresa May calls for general election on June 8

However, the decision is complicated a bit by the Fixed Term Parliament Act which was passed by the Coalition Government and states that the next election is not to be held until May 2020. The Liberal Democrats have said they want to grind the business of government to a standsill. Mrs May also said the Government's resolve to make Brexit a success remained strong and said she would not allow Remainers to scupper the exit from the EU.

Author: 0 Jared Kushner travels to Iraq

Kushner , told the Senate intelligence panel he'd gladly answer questions about his meetings with the Russian ambassador and others. President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner visited Iraq Monday with the top U.S. Kushner is married to Trump's oldest daughter, Ivanka. Kushner is also taking the lead in preparing for Trump's meeting this week with Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago, the president's club in Palm Beach, Florida.

Global Media Argentine police seek soccer hooligan after fan declared dead
Author: 0 Argentine police seek soccer hooligan after fan declared dead

The 22-year-old's father said he had gotten into an argument with a man he claimed was responsible for the death of his brother, who died in a auto accident in 2012. He lay in a critical condition in hospital for two days, but the club announced his death in a statement on Monday. The disturbing video shows Balbo being forced down the bleachers of the stadium to avoid fighting.

Global Media Iran boosts natural gas production from underwater field
Author: 0 Iran boosts natural gas production from underwater field

The Iranian president said the inauguration of the projects had marked a historic day for the country's oil industry. Since the nuclear deal came into effect in January 2016, Iran has increased oil production from 2.6 million barrels per day (bpd) to 3.9 million, while more than doubling its oil exports.

Author: 0 Snap election 'reflects disdain for Northern Ireland' - Eastwood

An agreement to form a new executive has yet to be reached nearly six weeks after elections to the Northern Ireland assembly. Speculation is now mounting that voters in Northern Ireland could face a second round of Assembly election to coincide with the United Kingdom vote on June 8.