• Sanders Defends Campaigning For Anti-Abortion Rights Democrat

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    If there is a special election to fill Chaffetz's seat, Perez said the national party will back the pick of Utah Democrats. In a backstage dressing room after a speech in Grand Prairie, Texas, Sanders explained what he meant. "As DNC chair, I stand by that position unequivocally, as I have my entire life", he said. "Look at what he is doing", the Vermont senator told the crowd.
  • Huge Majority Of UK Lawmakers Back June 8 Early Election

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    At Labour's opening election rally today, Mr Corbyn refused to say if he supported a second referendum. This narrative would certainly explain why financial markets have bid up the pound since the snap-election announcement. Elections are now set for 2020, just a year after the scheduled completion of Brexit talks. The leader's position hadn't been that clear earlier in the day.
  • United Kingdom may reverse Brexit post polls: EU Parliament President

    United Kingdom may reverse Brexit post polls: EU Parliament President

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    While many specific policy positions have yet to be finalised, May did reaffirm a commitment on foreign aid spending - a pillar of predecessor David Cameron's attempts to soften the image of the Conservative party. "If the United Kingdom, after the election, wants to withdraw [the request to leave the EU], then the procedure is very clear", he said in an interview, local media outlets, including The Guardian reported.
  • US Begins Talks On Amending South Korea Free Trade Deal

    US Begins Talks On Amending South Korea Free Trade Deal

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    The U.S. military said on April 10 that the aircraft carrier strike group Trump was referring to had been ordered to "sail north and report on station in the Western Pacific" after departing Singapore. Pence is speaking in Tokyo to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Japan . Zhongnanhai sells the trucks to a dealer in the border city of Dandong before they are resold to North Korea , he said.
  • Peaceful resolution of North Korea's nuclear threat still possible: Mike Pence

    Peaceful resolution of North Korea's nuclear threat still possible: Mike Pence

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    United Nations diplomats said the proposed statement of condemnation had consensus from the other 14 Council members, including China, North Korea's biggest ally and a Council permanent member. North Korea did not refer to the mix-up but said the United States and its allies "should not mess with us". The North has said it has developed a missile that can strike the mainland United States, but officials and experts believe it is some time away from mastering the necessary technology, ...
  • Venezuela opposition leader Capriles 'banned from politics'

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    Not since 2014's major unrest has the opposition held such sustained demonstrations, despite protester fatigue, fear of violence, and the necessity for so many Venezuelans to spend much of their day looking for food. When asked about the donations mentioned in the ban, the British Embassy referred questions to the Foreign Office, which did not immediately respond to an email seeking comment.
  • As Trump warned North Korea, his 'armada' was headed toward Australia

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    The US Navy says an aircraft carrier intended as a show of force to North Korea will arrive in the Sea of Japan next week, after much confusion surrounding the path of the USS Carl Vinson . That means it was even farther away from the Korean Peninsula when North Korean leader Kim Jong-un conducted his failed missile test over the weekend.
  • Trump Weighs in on French Election After Paris Terror Attack

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    But Mr Cazeneuve, the Socialist prime minister, accused National Front leader Ms Le Pen in particular of seeking to make political hay from the attack. The first poll conducted entirely after Thursday's attack suggested Le Pen had gained some ground on Macron. President Trump inserted himself into the tumult of French politics today, declaring that the fatal shooting of a police officer in central Paris would have "a big effect" when voters go to the polls on Sunday to choose among ...
  • Egypt's Sisi to visit Saudi Arabia after tensions

    Egypt's Sisi to visit Saudi Arabia after tensions

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    The meeting "addressed aspects of military and security cooperation between the two countries and ways to further enhance them", Sissi's office says in a statement. He noted a number of terrorist attacks in Egypt, including in the Sinai, and those targeting the military as well as Christians and Coptic churches.