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British prime minister calls for early election due to Brexit

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said in comments to the Funke newspaper group published Tuesday that "any long uncertainty definitely will not do political and economic relations between Europe and Britain any good". If the opinion polls are right, May will win a new mandate for a series of reforms she wants to make and also a vote of confidence in a vision for Brexit which sees the count... [Full Article...]

European Union urges 'transparent investigations' into Turkey referendum results

Berlin said "take note" of the provisional result of the vote that saw the "yes" win with 51.37% after tabulation of the ballots in 99.45% of the ballot boxes. Meanwhile, the cabinet late Monday agreed to extend the state of emergency - already in place for nine months - for another three months. According to written accounts on Monday by both Trump and Erdogan, the two discussed during their ... [Full Article...]

Israel Dismisses Hunger Strikers as 'Terrorists' & Won't Negotiate

The nation's officials have also refuted Barghouti's claims that prisoners held in the country are regularly subjected to medical neglect and torture, as well as inhumane treatment. Palestinian protesters wave their national flag during a demonstration in the West Bank town of Bethlehem to show their support for inmates in Israeli jails on April 17, 2017. [Full Article...]

Man Utd star on why Rashford can become one of world's best

For all that they draw too many games, they have the biggest squad in terms of quality in the league and they were playing at home. I prefer to play for the title instead of don't fight for the title and stay calm. Herrera is not getting carried away, however, and realises things could change quickly at a club of United's stature. "But I hope he can continue like this, to help the team reach the o... [Full Article...]

British PM May calls for early general election on June 8

Theresa May has confirmed she will not face Jeremy Corbyn in televised debates during the general election. "Had the election been in 2020, we would have been coming up to the most crucial part of the negotiations at the end of the negotiations in what would be starting to be the run-up to a general election", she said. [Full Article...]

UK Parliament expected to approve snap election

May was expected to easily receive lawmakers' approval for a June 8 election, three years ahead of schedule. "The decision facing the country will be all about leadership", May said. "Let us tomorrow vote for an election". May triggered a two-year countdown to Britain's exit from the European Union last month, and high-stakes negotiations to settle divorce terms and agree on a new relationship... [Full Article...]

Arrested For Terrorism In Wake Of St. Petersburg Bombing

Arrested For Terrorism In Wake Of St. Petersburg Bombing Dzhalilov was identified as the bomber earlier in the day by intelligence authorities in Kyrgyzstan, who said he had obtained Russian citizenship, according to "preliminary data". Petersburg metro". "The conclusion of genetic evaluation and footage from surveillance cameras enable the investigation to conclude that the man who carried out the act of terror on the carriage was the one who left th... [Full Article...]

Uber Central allows you order multiple Uber cars through a single app

Uber Central allows you order multiple Uber cars through a single app Uber Central thus becomes the company's first global "one-to-many" ride service, enabling enterprises to manage multiple rides at the same time and from the same dashboard. The service was released after a successful pilot period where over 8000 companies participated. This limitation was fine for customers who require individual cab rides, but is an issue for the businesses which need to call se... [Full Article...]

'Australians first': Temporary Foreign Workers Visa Abolished

'Australians first': Temporary Foreign Workers Visa Abolished The 457 Visas have been replaced by two new ones, with tougher requirements to obtaining them. As well as putting some job seekers offside, a parliamentary enquiry past year found the visa system left foreign workers open to exploitation , and that many were being underpaid or otherwise taken advantage of as a result. [Full Article...]

50 years later, she finishes race again

50 years later, she finishes race again It may seem hard to imagine now, but in 1967 sports experts insisted that running long distances was bad for women's health. This isn't Granville's first marathon either - he used a hand-bike to compete in marathons in Boston, Chicago, Detroit and NY despite his injury but didn't use a bike this time around. [Full Article...]

British lawmakers set to approve PM May's June 8 election plan

Leaders of European Union states are due to adopt negotiating guidelines at an April 29 summit, and the bloc will prepare detailed plans for the talks with Britain by late May. Opinion polls give them a big lead over the Labour opposition, and May is gambling that an election will deliver her a personal mandate from voters and produce a bigger Conservative majority in Parliament. [Full Article...]

Thousands march in South Africa to demand Zuma resign

Some thousands of South Africans demonstrated in major cities against Zuma following the dismissal of finance minister Pravin Gordhan which has fuelled concerns over government corruption and a struggling economy. South Africans will now have to pay more for general expenses such as food, petrol, taxes and credit. "We must move forward with the South Africa of our dreams - not South Africa t... [Full Article...]

The Government Is Scrapping The 457 Visa For Skilled Migrant Workers

The co-founder of successful technology company Atlassian, Mike Cannon-Brookes, says 457 visas are essential, telling The Australian anything that makes bridging the talent gap more hard is bad for the country. The reforms would focus on "Australian jobs and Australian values", he said. What was the 457 visa? Under the government's plan the list of occupations that qualify for a temporary vi... [Full Article...]

Justice Neil Gorsuch's First Day on the Job

Justice Neil Gorsuch's First Day on the Job The Coloradoan came across as temperamentally different from the sometimes hard-edged New Yorker Scalia, offering respectful but firm questioning even when the lawyer facing his queries seemed evasive. "What am I missing?" By and large, Gorsuch's questions did not appear pointed or that he was trying to trap the lawyers for either party in any case before him. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom parliament to vote today on snap elections

United Kingdom parliament to vote today on snap elections Whatever happens after then, she'll likely have a fresh mandate and a strong majority with which to face it. While May denied that opinion polling had been a factor in her decision to reverse her position and call the vote, her Conservative Party's huge lead over the opposition Labour Party - more than 20 points in some surveys - will shape the campaign. [Full Article...]

UK prime minister defends decision to seek snap election

UK prime minister defends decision to seek snap election Her shock decision - coinciding with huge opinion poll leads for the Conservatives - stunned politicians of all parties, including senior ministers. "Before Easter I spent a few days walking in Wales with my husband, thought about this long and hard, and came to the decision that to provide that stability and certainty for the future that this was the way to do it, to have an election", she told... [Full Article...]

Kim's desire for peace 'deciding factor' in US-North Korea relations

Kim's desire for peace 'deciding factor' in US-North Korea relations Soon after Trump took office, he pulled the USA out of the TPP - which needed all the signatory nations to ratify the deal. Pence spoke in Tokyo to the U.S. Multiple US officials said all current anti-missile ships and other ground-based interceptors in Alaska are available. The discussions are to focus on economic and structural policy and trade and investment strategies aimed at strengthen... [Full Article...]

Appealing for calm, China says USA wants talks on North Korea

Appealing for calm, China says USA wants talks on North Korea In Tokyo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, speaking to a parliamentary session Monday, said: "Needless to say, diplomatic effort is important to maintain peace". You look at different things over the years with President Obama. South Korea's acting President Kyo-ahn said South Korea would "ensure the early deployment and operation" of a US THAAD anti-ballistic missile system which is now in t... [Full Article...]

North Korea Threatens Another Missile Test

North Korea Threatens Another Missile Test Kim Jong Un has threatened a nuclear attack on America if any opposing action is taken. Kim In Ryong accused the Trump administration of turning the Korean peninsula into "the world's biggest hotspot" and creating "a unsafe situation in which a thermonuclear war may break out at any moment". [Full Article...]

2nd gas attack launched on Iraq troops in Mosul

2nd gas attack launched on Iraq troops in Mosul Iraqi Federal Police forces "are engaged in hard, house-to-house clashes with Daesh fighters inside the Old City", a media officer from these units told Reuters . A Kurdish fighter walks by a wall bearing a drawing of the flag of the Islamic State (IS) group in the northern Iraqi town of Sinjar, in the Nineveh Province. [Full Article...]


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