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Pitching her own election campaign to the audience, she accused Mrs May of holding the election before "possible criminal prosecutions for alleged expenses fraud at the last election catches up with her". So also, it seems, is its tough stance on Brexit". The Scottish First Minister, launching her General Election campaign, vowed to "protect Scotland" and the country's relationship with Europe from Theresa May's party.
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    After arriving in Indonesia's capital, Jakarta , Pence on Thursday held talks with President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and Vice President Jusuf Kalla on a range of bilateral issues. Pence also toured Jakarta's Istiqlal mosque. On Thursday, Pence toured the Grand Mosque in Jakarta , Southeast Asia's largest, and said Indonesia's moderate form of Islam should serve as an example to other nations.
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    Palin also posted a photo of herself in the Oval Office consulting with presidential son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner about peace in the Middle East. In addition to describing the first black US president as a "gangster" and a "subhuman mongrel" at one point, he said in 2012: "If Barack Obama becomes the president in November, again, I will be either be dead or in jail by this time next year".
  • Sally Yates reinvited to testify before Congress in Russian Federation investigation

    Sally Yates reinvited to testify before Congress in Russian Federation investigation

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    In his final week in charge of the investigation, Nunes had canceled a public hearing with Yates, Clapper and Brennan because, he said, the committee needed first to hear again from Comey and Rogers in a closed session. Nunes in March came under intense scrutiny for having gone to the White House to review classified information suggesting the Trump transition team may have been placed under indirect electronic surveillance.
  • GM latest company to have assets seized in Venezuela

    GM latest company to have assets seized in Venezuela

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    General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) says that Venezuela has illegally sized its factory in the country. Venezolana was established in 1948 and employs about 2,700 workers and has 79 dealers in the country, USA TODAY reported. "We are concerned that the government of Maduro is violating its own constitution and is not allowing the opposition to have their voices heard, nor allowing them to organize in ways that expresses the views of the Venezuelan people", Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ...
  • Unilateral US action in North Korea 'highly risky': Lavrov

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    Tensions have risen in the region of late, as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has conducted multiple missile tests and two nuclear tests in the past 18 months, with the United States' recent deployment of an aircraft carrier unit to the region after holding large-scale "war games" near the peninsula also stoking concerns.
  • Pence visits Japan, turning focus to trade with key ally

    Pence visits Japan, turning focus to trade with key ally

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    Mr Pence made the unannounced visit at the start of his 10-day trip to Asia in a United States show of force that allowed the Vice President to gaze at North Korean soldiers from afar and stare directly across a border marked by razor wire.
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    With the Labour opposition weakened, May's gamble will probably pay off with an enhanced Conservative majority in Parliament - but it's unlikely to unite a country deeply split over the decision to quit the EU. May surprised allies and opponents on Tuesday when she announced her plan to bring forward an election that was not due until 2020, saying she needed to avoid a clash of priorities in the sensitive final stages of the two-year Brexit talks.
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    Leforce then allegedly stole the deputy's patrol auto, before driving it to a gas station and stealing another vehicle from a woman, the OHP said. So far, no other injuries have been reported. Kera Philippi said she had heard earlier in the day that Wade was still alive, but she did not know his condition. It wasn't immediately clear what charges LeForce might face.
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    Zuckerberg made his comments at an annual conference for developers and businesses who create apps and services on Facebook. The worker delayed delivering the fries to keep him there, and Stephens eventually sped off without receiving them, the report said.
  • North Korea Displays New ICBM, Other Missiles

    North Korea Displays New ICBM, Other Missiles

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    Kim did not address the rally, which celebrates the 1912 birthday of his grandfather, Kim Il Sung - North Korea's founding ruler - and which is meant to send an unmistakable message to Washington about the isolated, nuclear-armed North's military might.
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    In case of a warrant, the person is arrested and brought before the court for preliminary hearing followed by an extradition hearing before a final decision is taken by the secretary of state. "It was a voluntary action". BJP spokesman G V L Narasimha Rao said the Mallya's arrest was a demonstration of the Prime Minister's committement to bring the corrupt to book.
  • New Zealand toughens requirements for skilled immigrants

    New Zealand toughens requirements for skilled immigrants

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    Woodhouse also announced a pathway for some 4,000 South Island-based lower-skilled temporary migrants to become permanent residents, requiring them to stay for two more years in the same industry and region. "We have 139,000 Kiwis out of work and many are desperate to get a job". New Zealand has been experiencing record levels of net migration in recent years as economic growth outpaced Australia's, meaning fewer locals moved across the Tasman.
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    The Pentagon has told Business Insider that the U.S. does not train for decapitation attacks of any kind but would not comment on whether SEAL Team 6 was in South Korea. Jong-nam's body was also repatriated to North Korea the same day, accompanied by three North Korean nationals who had been holed up at the North Korean embassy here.
  • Majority Of Americans Say Trump Not Keeping His Promises

    Majority Of Americans Say Trump Not Keeping His Promises

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    The poll also found that people are now less likely to see him Trump a "strong and decisive leader", as someone who "can bring about the changes this country needs" or as someone who is "honest and trustworthy". A majority of Americans in a new poll says that corporations and upper-income individuals do not pay enough taxes. Among those who disapprove of Trump, 35% said in February that he keeps his promises; only 11% say so now.
  • Palestinians hold mass hunger strike

    Palestinians hold mass hunger strike

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    Opinion polls suggest Barghouti, who is serving multiple life terms for his role in a violent Palestinian uprising against Israeli occupation, is the top contender to succeed Abbas. The strike has been called for by prominent Palestinian prisoner and leader Marwan Barghouti , who is now serving a life sentence over his role in the second Palestinian intifada - or uprising.
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    It was unclear exactly when the conversation took place on Sunday, but Xinhua's report of the call came out after a failed missile launch by North Korea. The vice president is on trip to South Korea, the first stop on his Asia visit. Pence was quickly in contact with President Donald Trump in Florida, the vice president's aides said.