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The premier said she would campaign to make the U.K.'s departure from the European Union a success and to "build a stronger Britain". Ms May formally notified the European Union on March 29 of Britain's intention to leave, and said she was confident of reaching a deal on the terms of withdrawal in the two years available.
  • Georgia Special Election Results Hang In Suspense

    Georgia Special Election Results Hang In Suspense

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    Five hours after polls closed, Ossoff was clinging to 50.3 percent support, with just over half of the precincts in the district reporting. Despite Trump's Twitter barrage, the White House insisted the race isn't about the president. He's decried "wasteful spending" and promised to be a "bipartisan problem solver". That still wasn't enough for voters like Matt West, a 45-year-old financial planner from Roswell.
  • North Korea's failed missile test draws dueling rhetoric

    North Korea's failed missile test draws dueling rhetoric

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    Japan had a $69-billion trade surplus with the United States past year, the U.S. Treasury Department has said, expressing concern over what it called the "persistence" of the imbalance. The study has found that the provocation window, which refers to the number of days or weeks between a North Korea provocation and a South Korean election, has become narrow over time, Cha said.
  • Australia scraps visa for skilled foreign workers

    Australia scraps visa for skilled foreign workers

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    Can't watch the video? He lauded Australia as an "immigration nation" and the "most successful multi-cultural nation in the world". We are an immigration nation. Australia's 457 visa was created to address shortages of local workers in certain skilled professions. 'I'm skeptical that Mr Turnbull's crackdown is actually a con job and it will make no real difference, ' he told reporters on the NSW Central Coast.
  • Trump takes aim at Canada's dairy industry

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    During the same speech President Trump said NAFTA has been a "complete and total disaster" for the US and that he plans to fix it. Trump levelled the threat during an event at a Wisconsin factory where he unveiled his "Buy American-Hire American" executive order.
  • USS Carl Vinson sailed away from, not to, Korean Peninsula

    USS Carl Vinson sailed away from, not to, Korean Peninsula

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    The New York Times reported that while Trump made the comments, the carrier and three warships were "sailing in the opposite direction", and instead headed toward the Indian Ocean to take part in a joint exercise with the Australian Navy. An image from the United States military dated on Saturday show the carrier on a "scheduled deployment" at the Sunda Strait in Indonesia, several hundred kilometres south of Singapore.
  • Polls find Trump losing steam on promises, working with Congress

    Polls find Trump losing steam on promises, working with Congress

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    The subsequent failure of the Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare has raised some questions about Trump's ability to follow through on his campaign promises. "Supporters have expressed unhappiness that more has not been done on taxes and immigration, in addition to healthcare", Norman said. After Republicans won control of the White House and both houses of Congress, 61 percent of Americans told the Pew Research Center in December that they were very or somewhat confident that ...
  • Pence lands in South Korea after North's failed launch

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    North Korea's Supreme Leader, Kim Jong Un, was shown clapping and smiling from a reviewing box. North Korea's Pukkuksong, or KN-11 missile, shown for the first time, can be fired from a submarine. Other senior officials joining Kim at the podium included Kim Won Hong, who the South Korean government had said earlier this year was sacked from his job as state security minister, presumably over corruption.
  • China, US working on 'North Korea problem'

    China, US working on 'North Korea problem'

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    Pledging that the USA commitment to South Korea has never been stronger, Vice President Mike Pence is set to meet on Monday with the nation's acting president, the day after North Korea launched a missile that blew up nearly immediately. China works to arrange talks between the US and North Korea to avoid war. One former high-ranking intelligence official briefed on the program said the effort was stymied by North Korea's utter secrecy and extreme isolation of its communications systems.
  • More than 1 000 Palestinian prisoners begin hunger strike

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    Issa Qaraqe, head of prisoners affairs for the Palestinian Authority, said that "around 1 300 Palestinian prisoners" were participating in the hunger strike and the number could rise. The BBC spoke to the mother of a Palestinian inmate. Peace talks on the creation of a Palestinian state between Israel and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas broke down in 2014.
  • Attorney calls for Georgia officers to be criminally charged

    Attorney calls for Georgia officers to be criminally charged

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    What began with an attempted traffic stop ended some 26 hours later with two Gwinnett County police officers fired for stomping and punching a black motorist. The officer said he realized that he had arrested Hollins on August 17, 2016 for having marijuana and a loaded gun in the vehicle. In his report, Bongiovanni said Hollins' auto smelled of marijuana and he then "began to act odd", saying he wanted to call his mother.
  • Tillerson Says US and Russia Remain Divided on Syria

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    USA intelligence officials speculate that Russian Federation allowed the attack to happen, although there are no known intercepts confirming the suspicion. Tillerson has a meeting set later Wednesday in Moscow with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. He said "we stand ready to work together" and would continue talking to G7 foreign ministers about "how we can continue to strive for a political solution that brings an end to the suffering of the Syrian people."Mr Johnson was speaking after ...
  • India Calls Off Maritime Talks with Pakistan amid Tension

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    Sources revealed that Pakistan has prepared a dossier containing more evidences against Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav for his involvement in espionage and sabotage activities in Karachi and Balochistanin. "So they should send Jadhav back", he said. According to him, Jadhav had "sponsored and directed" IEDs and grenade attacks in Gwadar and Turbat areas of Pakistan.
  • Clinton in 1st Interview After US Polls

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    Speaking Friday in Houston , the former secretary of state says she hopes the Trump administration will follow Thursday's strike on a Syrian air base with a "broader strategy". It came as the United States on Thursday night struck the Shairat airbase in a response to the chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of civilians in Idlib province.
  • Russia, Iran and Syria issue warning to US

    Russia, Iran and Syria issue warning to US

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    Asked if he had ordered the chemical weapons attack, Assad said the Syrian military had no chemical weapons and that it would not use them if it did. Damascus and allies in Moscow have denied the regime attacked the village with chemical weapons, maintaining that the casualties were caused by gases released after an al-Qaeda-affiliated ammunitions depot was hit by conventional munitions in a legitimate government air raid.