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European Council President Donald Tusk tweeted that he had a "good phone call" with May about the election, and the council said the bloc's Brexit plans were unchanged by the announcement. A Number 10 source said the Prime Minister has been "clear and consistent in her position: that she does not think there should be" an early general election, while another added: "It's not going to happen".
  • Rolling Plains Church Holds Worship, Easter Egg Hunt

    Rolling Plains Church Holds Worship, Easter Egg Hunt

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    Children 2 and under at 10:30 a.m., 3-5 at 10:45 a.m., kindergarten and first grade at 11 a.m., second and third grades at 11:15 a.m., fourth through sixth grades at 11:30 a.m. and an activity for visually impaired children will be held at 2:00 p.m. Registration is now closed for the special needs activity. Despite the fact that Easter is the most important and, in my view, the most uplifting Christian festival, I would hazard a guess that a fair proportion of the population is ...
  • Canada announces legislation to legalize recreational marijuana

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    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has repeatedly said the goal is to restrict access of marijuana to minors and choke off profits from sales to organized crime. Since September, Canada has been pushing the U.S. to change a policy that bans Canadians who admit to having used marijuana from travelling to the United States.
  • Turkey parliament confirms emergency extended until July 19

    Turkey parliament confirms emergency extended until July 19

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    The Turkish cabinet agreed to extend for another three months the state of emergency imposed after last July's failed coup against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the deputy premier said. It was unclear what widespread violence has interfered with democracy in Turkey, a day after 18 constitutional changes were passed by a 51-to-49 "Yes" vote in favor.
  • Lawsuit against Trump over foreign payments expands

    Lawsuit against Trump over foreign payments expands

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    CREW claims Trump's business empire is receiving money from foreign governments without congressional approval. CREW had originally filed suit against Trump in federal court in January, alleging that - by continuing to own his business, which rents out hotel rooms and meeting spaces to other governments - Trump had violated the constitutional provision that bans "emoluments" from foreign powers.
  • Iran opens new South Pars gas field phases, worth $20 billion

    Iran opens new South Pars gas field phases, worth $20 billion

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    On Saturday, Rouhani claimed that South Pars produces 570 million cubic meters per day, closely approaching Qatar's 590 million cubic meters. The country raised total production capacity at South Pars to 570 million cubic meters a day of gas, putting it nearly on par with neighboring Qatar, which produces from an adjacent portion of the same deposit, Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said Sunday at a ceremony in the port city of Assaluyeh.
  • UK Prime Minister Theresa May to seek early election

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    May spoke of opposition parties, particularly Labour and the Liberal Democrats, threatening to block the Brexit process. This will be a mandate for the Conservatives, who are 20 points ahead in the polls, and for her leadership, both in the United Kingdom and in her negotiations with the EU.
  • Corea del Nord: prove di forza

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    Parole decise pronunciate oggi da Choe Ryong-He, in occasione della parata militare, durante il 105° anniversario della nascita del padre della patria e fondatore dello Stato Kim II-sung. Secondo un consigliere di politica estera della Casa Bianca il razzo sarebbe un vettore di mezzo raggio esploso dopo 4 secondi dal lancio. Dello stesso avviso anche il governo di Tokyo.
  • Theresa May calls early United Kingdom election, seeking stronger Brexit mandate

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    MPs must approve decision to dissolve Parliament part-way through full term. I want to explain the reasons for that decision, what will happen next and the choice facing the British people when you come to vote in this election . The fixed-term Parliament Act says that the general election date is the first Thursday in May every five years. Speaking outside her Downing Street residence in London, May warned that "division in Westminster will risk our ability to make a success of Brexit".
  • PM's call for snap General Election

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    He added: "Hopefully, the new election announced today by Prime Minister May can lead to more clarity and predictability in the negotiations with the European Union". "The country is united, but not the parliament (.) And without unity there may be insecurity and instability", she indicated. "PM: bold, gutsy, intrepid".
  • Iraqi forces fight door-to-door in Mosul as battles enters seventh month

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    An Iraqi command spokesman said Sunday that Western Mosul's Old City district, a strategic ISIS militants' bastion, has become entirely encircled by Iraqi government forces. Iraqi officials say more than half of western Mosul has been retaken. "Mosul has pushed us to our operational limits as 1.9 million people have received life-saving assistance since the fighting began", Grande said.