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Author: 0 British Lawmakers Overwhelmingly Support Early General Election In June

The announcement marked a U-turn for May, who had repeatedly said she would not seek an early vote. Thirteen voted against the motion. It needs support from two-thirds of members of Parliament to pass. Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn will vow on Thursday to defeat what he calls a "cosy cartel" at the heart of British politics that protects the interests of the wealthy.

Author: 0 UK Labour leader comes out fighting ahead of election

Ms Cooper is among the favourites from the so-called moderate wing of the party to replace Corbyn as leader, alongside Streatham MP Chuka Umanna. "It is the establishment that complains I don't play the rules: by which they mean their rules".

Global Media Leave.EU investigated over EU referendum spending returns
Author: 0 Leave.EU investigated over EU referendum spending returns

The Electoral Commission said had begun an investigation into Leave.EU after deciding there were "reasonable grounds" to suspect the organisation had broken the law. He also complained that the designated "Vote Leave" campaign gave £650,000 to a student and hadn't been investigated. Kinnock wrote: "Any substantial additional spending between 15 April previous year and the referendum on 23 June would have pushed Leave.EU over the spending limit for the regulated period".

Author: 0 Israel Says Assad Has Tons of Chemical Weapons Left

We review the key developments in Syria, including a chemical weapons prohibition watchdog confirming the use of sarin in the attack on Khan Sheikhoun, the Syrian government moving its jets from Shayrat to a Russian base in Latakia, and delays to convoys of evacuees from Fuaa, Kafraya and Zabadani.

Global Media United Nations strongly condemns North Korean missile launch after delay
Author: 0 United Nations strongly condemns North Korean missile launch after delay

Tensions on the peninsula have ratcheted up in recent weeks amid sabre-rattling from both the USA and North Korea. Defence analysts say its tests have probably advanced that aim. Meanwhile, Kim threw an elaborate Soviet-style military parade in honor of the birthday of Kim's grandfather, Korea's founder Kim Il Sung. Stating that all options are on the table, Trump underscored the seriousness of his intent by asserting (somewhat prematurely it seems) that an aircraft carrier task force was ...

Global Media Italian PM, fresh from winning praise from Trump, meets with Trudeau
Author: 0 Italian PM, fresh from winning praise from Trump, meets with Trudeau

US President Donald Trump speaks during a joint news conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni at the White House in Washington, US, April 20, 2017. However Trump is still insisting most North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members "owe" money to the alliance, stressing a goal that they all spend two percent of economic output on military expenditure.

Author: 0 Anti-Government Protests Continue in Venezuela

Footage recorded by residents showed heavy shooting and police in armoured vehicles trying to regain control of the situation in El Valle district. Opposition leaders are calling for new presidential elections and the release of politicians arrested since Mr Maduro took office four years ago. Pressure on the socialist president has been mounting since 2014, as falling prices for Venezuela's crucial oil exports have sent the once-booming economy into a tailspin.

Global Media Dog found in Hamilton after being put on wrong flight
Author: 0 Dog found in Hamilton after being put on wrong flight

After WestJet accidentally put a dog on the wrong flight and he broke loose during a bathroom break, the airline is breathing a little easier now that the dog was found safe, although dirty, wet from rainstorms, and hungry, more than 24 hours later.

Global Media India knows why Jadhav sentenced to death : Basit
Author: 0 India knows why Jadhav sentenced to death : Basit

Government of Pakistan states that he is a serving commander-ranked officer in the Indian Navy who was involved in subversive activities inside Pakistan, and was arrested during a counter-intelligence operation in Balochistan. It is possible that Pakistan's military is trying to create another crisis in India-Pakistan relations or preventing an easing of tensions between the two countries with this sentence.

Global Media Cop killed in Paris shooting
Author: 0 Cop killed in Paris shooting

French President Francois Hollande had already said that the authorities suspect the attack was "of a terrorist nature", according to a French 24 translation of his news conference Thursday night. President Trump on Friday morning said that he expected the Champs Elysees incident to have a "big effect on the French presidential election". Youssouf El Osri, who turned himself in to police in Antwerp on Friday, is not suspected of involvement in the Paris attack but was brought to the ...

Global Media Le Pen loses ground to Macron in French election race
Author: 0 Le Pen loses ground to Macron in French election race

Le Pen, who has campaigned on an anti-European Union, anti-immigration platform, was the only major French candidate who backed Republican Trump in the November 8 US presidential election. He also returned to a message he has hammered home in recent weeks - that he alone among the leading candidates could secure a "strong" majority in the legislative elections that follow in June.

Author: 0 Pence to talk trade, security and koalas during Australian visit

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in Sydney for a weekend visit that will include meetings with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and other top officials. Australia has fought alongside the every major conflict since World War I. Mr Turnbull said both countries were still fighting side by side in the Middle East standing up for shared values of freedom and democracy.

Author: 0 Facebook killer shoots self after short car chase

Following a short pursuit of about a mile or so, police executed the pit maneuver - striking a auto on one of its fenders to make it spin - on Buffalo Road by an abandoned school and an officer saw Stephens pull out a pistol and shoot himself.

Author: 0 Liberal pot bill finally seeing light of day; provinces bracing for impact

The provinces will also decide how the drug will be sold and distributed. But Canadian provinces, tasked with the responsibility of regulating marijuana sales, are already scrambling to develop their plans under the potential law. OrganiGram Holdings Inc (OGI.V), which has almost doubled, fell 9.7 percent to C$2.80.The market action was likely a "sell the news" reaction as the legislation was largely in line with what an official task force recommended a year ago, said Aaron Salz, founder of ...

Author: 0 Syria Still Has Chemical Weapons: US Defense Secretary

In doing so he assuaged the global conscience wilfully violated by the obnoxious pictures of the dead from Assad's despicable chemical attack. "No child of god should suffer such horror", US President Donald Trump said, following the strike.

Author: 0 Congress slams BJP, BJD for misrule in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi while participating in a discussion on the backward commission at the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) National Executive meet Sunday intervened and called for "more inclusiveness for those who are backward among the Muslim community".

Global Media Trump predicts Paris attack will have 'big effect' on French election
Author: 0 Trump predicts Paris attack will have 'big effect' on French election

Typically, US presidents avoid speculation on overseas elections. "I'm no different than you". Nationalist Marine Le Pen called for border controls and the arrest of anyone suspected of terror activities. "We have to be strong and we have to be vigilant and I've been saying it for a long time ". President Donald Trump said Friday he thought the attack would " probably help " Le Pen.

Author: 0 French media report 2 police have been shot in Paris

Both Fillon and National Front leader Marine Le Pen have cancelled scheduled events tomorrow following the attack . "The fight against Islamic totalitarianism, against those who sponsor these attacks , against those who are at the origin of the rise of this intolerance, this fundamentalism, [it] must be the absolute priority for the next president of the Republic and the government", Fillon said.

Author: 0 Trump rejects Exxon bid for waiver from Russia sanctions

The Wall Street Journal first reported this week that Exxon sought the waiver from the Treasury Department to get moving again on a joint venture first signed in 2011, specifically drilling in the Black Sea. Exxon's request, which sought relief from sanctions imposed on Russian Federation in response to its annexation of Crimea, was criticized by several high-profile Republicans, including dusty clock John McCain, who called the company "crazy".

Global Media USA teacher accused of kidnapping student arrested
Author: 0 USA teacher accused of kidnapping student arrested

Tad Cummins , 50, who was found Thursday with the girl in a cabin in a remote corner of Northern California, was taken from a jail cell in Yreka, about 60 miles (100 km) south of the OR border, by federal agents shortly before he was due to make an appearance in a California state court.

Author: 0 Pence announces $10B defense and energy deal in Jakarta

During a meeting at a Jakarta hotel Friday where the deals were announced, Pence told business leaders that he and President Joko Widodo had "very candidly and very respectfully" discussed how to improve market access for U.S. Territorial disputes in the South China Sea and the Syrian conflict will also figure in talks during Pence's two-day visit, Efe news reported. Watched on by Australia's ambassador to the US and the acting US Ambassador to Australia, Charge d A'ffaires James Carouso, ...

Author: 0 United Nations threatens new sanctions on North Korea over missile launch

The Unites States is sending two more aircraft carriers towards the Korean Peninsula, it has been claimed. "The United States of America will always seek peace but under President Trump, the shield stands guard and the sword stands ready", Pence told 2,500 sailors dressed in blue fatigues and Navy baseball caps on a sunny, windy morning aboard the carrier at the U.S.

Author: 0 Paris shooting: Gunman named as police seek possible accomplices

France is in a state of emergency and at its highest possible level of terror alert, with extremist-inspired assaults killing more than 230 people in recent years. Far-right presidential front-runner Marine Le Pen lashed out at the "judicial laxity", and accused the "notoriously feeble government of inaction".

Author: 0 Some US companies that have left or scaled back in Venezuela

Opposition leaders have promised to keep up their protests, demanding that Maduro's government call regional elections that have been delayed since past year, free nearly 100 jailed opposition activists and respect the autonomy of the opposition-led Congress.

Author: 0 Chelsea captain Terry unlikely to replace Cahill at Wembley

On April 22nd, Chelsea and Tottenham face off at Wembley Stadium for the right to play in the FA Cup final. Conte appears resigned to being without his on-field captain this season. "For me I want to win title yes". It's common to win titles with Barcelona, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, perhaps Juventus, Porto in Portugal. But Tottenham are well-protected against big teams trying to sign their players and Pochettino sounded very confident that Alderweireld would be going nowhere this ...

Author: 0 Students clash with security forces in Kashmir

The protesting students were shouting pro-freedom and anti-government slogans. The forces then used tear gas smoke shells and batons to disperse the students who kept on regrouping to engage the security forces in pitched clashes. Class work was stopped in all colleges and a few schools in Srinagar on Monday after students clashed with the security forces, leaving dozens injured.

Global Media Canada announces legislation to legalize marijuana
Author: 0 Canada announces legislation to legalize marijuana

Adults would be allowed to produce legal cannabis products such as food or drinks, for personal use at home. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, following through on campaign promises, introduced federal legislation today that would legalize personal possession and cultivation of marijuana throughout the country.

Global Media Man responsible for Paris shootout was a French national
Author: 0 Man responsible for Paris shootout was a French national

One police officer died after a gunman wielding a machine gun leapt out of a vehicle and opened fire on the Champs-Elysees, Paris's most famous boulevard, as candidates were engaging in their final TV debate. There was a near photo finish between Ms Le Pen and her closest rival, centrist Emmanuel Macron, as the last polls of the election campaign were published.

Author: 0 Serena Williams confirms pregnancy, so she won Australian Open while being pregnant?

Serena Williams has confirmed reports that she is 20 weeks pregnant after a Snapchat post went viral showing her baby bump with the caption of "20 weeks". Belarusian former world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka , a two-time Grand Slam victor, is also set for a return to the Tour later this year after giving birth to her son Leo in December.

Author: 0 UK Election Debates Won't Feature The Prime Minister

With Mrs May needing the support of 434 MPs - two thirds of all seats in the House of Commons - some 522 voted for the early election, with just 13 against. We have set that process in motion, there is no turning back. Labor has also ruled out a second referendum on European Union membership if they are elected on 8 June.

Author: 0 Volleyball games spotted at North Korea's nuclear testing site

Pence also said the USA would protect freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, the sea lanes vital to global shipping where China has been staking claim to disputed territory. Top military and civilian Pentagon officials are "thinking through every course of action". "We are conducting a practical and more intensive exercise than ever", South Korean pilot Colonel Lee Bum-chul told reporters.

Author: 0 SeaWorld announces birth of its last ever killer whale

A killer whale has given birth to the final calf ever to be born at a SeaWorld park. Reiterating its commitment to research and education, SeaWorld says the mother orca and her new un-named baby will have an important role to play in coming years.

Author: 0 Champs Elysees Attack Belgian linked to drugs, not Paris attack: prosecutors

The attack comes just days before the first round of the French elections on Sunday. But he was known to French authorities and armed with an AK-47 rifle, two USA law enforcement officials briefed on the attack told NBC News earlier. Pierre-Henry Brandet, interior ministry spokesman, said the attack happened near the Franklin Roosevelt Metro station, at the centre of the avenue popular with tourists.

Author: 0 Dinakaran ousted from AIADMK Amma, he calls meeting of party MLAs

The summons to Dinakaran were served hours after he "stepped aside" to pave the way for a merger of rival factions led by Chief Minister EK Palaniswami and his predecessor O Panneerselvam. The Crime Branch had on April 16 arrested an alleged middleman, Sukesh Chandrashekhar, in New Delhi in connection with the case. He indicated Sasikala has not yet been apprised of the developments.

Author: 0 How suspected bus bomber hoped to make millions

Damien McGuinness, a correspondent for the BBC, said that prosecutors suspect Sergej W. took out a loan and then purchased put options on shares of the soccer team - Borussia Dortmund - worth around $83,000. German police on Friday arrested a suspect in the attack on a popular soccer team and described the bombing as motivated by greed rather than linked to extremism.

Author: 0 Japan, US, South Korea nuclear envoys to meet Tues. on North Korea

According to Chang, Jong-un may feel his grip slipping and do things to "surprise us". The United States is not looking to get into a fight with North Korea unless Pyongyang sparks one, Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley told reporters, Sputnik reported.

Global Media Criminal complaint sheds light on actions of Tennessee teacher, teenager
Author: 0 Criminal complaint sheds light on actions of Tennessee teacher, teenager

The girl was apparently healthy and unharmed, but authorities say their main concern is her emotional and mental state. "She is a little girl in every sense of the word", Whatley's statement said. Tad Cummins, 50, is headed to Sacramento and his court hearing is expected Monday, according NBC News correspondent Joe Fryer . The report recommended that the girl be taken out of Cummins' class and that he be reprimanded to uphold his professional responsibility.

Global Media Peaceful outcome for Korean peninsula still possible: Pence
Author: 0 Peaceful outcome for Korean peninsula still possible: Pence

In a VOA interview, he said "our allies want to see us react and want to see us get tougher, and not just let these things roll off our back". It would also demand an immediate end to the North's nuclear and missile tests, threaten to take "further significant measures" - United Nations code for new sanctions - and state that North Korea's illegal activities "are greatly increasing tension in the region and beyond".

Author: 0 Donald Trump says US-Russia relationship may be at 'all-time low'

Joint Investigative Mechanism and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons have told us many times that Assad will not provide access to investigate", Haley explained. He added it was "highly likely" the Assad regime was behind the chemical attack, which prompted the USA to attack a regime airbase in retaliation. Trump made the comments at the White House on April 12, after State Rex Tillerson met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow - the highest-level ...

Author: 0 Indonesia, Trump Administration Strengthen Economic Ties

To be fair, a version of these words is parroted by most Western leaders, including Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, when they visit Indonesia. Over the past six months, Indonesia has wrestled with mining giant Freeport McMoRan, demanding the company divest 51 percent of its shares in its Papua-based gold and copper mine, and has demanded that Google Inc.