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Senior Labour figures have been trying to play down expectations, having previously boasted they were on track to seize Tory strongholds in London like Westminster , Wandsworth and Barnet . Mrs May retorted by pointing to different council tax rates in Labour-run Lambeth and neighbouring Tory-controlled Wandsworth . Another long-standing Tory citadel, Kensington and Chelsea, is a wild card in 2018, due to local anger over the council's handling of the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy.
  • Malaysian manufacturing conditions deteriorate further in April

    Malaysian manufacturing conditions deteriorate further in April

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    United Kingdom manufacturing sector fell to 17-month low of 53.9 compared to forecast of 56.5. "While temporary factors make it hard to gauge underlying momentum, the recovery from March's low point is somewhat underwhelming and provides an indication that the construction sector has been treading water at the very best in recent months".
  • Three Americans held in North Korea will be released

    Three Americans held in North Korea will be released

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    China fully supports North Korea's commitment to denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula as well as its decision to concentrate its efforts on economic development, Wang said during his trip to Pyongyang. "We hope the dialogue between the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and the United States will be conducted successfully and that substantial progress will be made", he said, referring to an upcoming meeting between Kim and U.S.
  • Police release some body camera video from Las Vegas massacre

    Police release some body camera video from Las Vegas massacre

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    People were still playing slot machines as an officer told an employee: "There's a shooter". "You need to get everybody out of here", an officer tells two Mandalay Bay security guards. "How many did he put down, downstairs?" one officer, in a helmet and tactical gear, says to another during a lull after wiping his eye. In other cases, answers remain elusive, leaving victims and their loved ones to struggle with explaining the horror unleashed upon them.
  • Slovenian journalists critical of press freedom

    Slovenian journalists critical of press freedom

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    Media coverage can also advance democracy, gender equality and sustainable development. The main event to mark the day was held in capital Kabul, where on Monday a Daesh-claimed twin suicide bombing killed 29 people, including nine journalists and cameraman.
  • US, Allies launching operations to liberate ISIS strongholds in Syria

    US, Allies launching operations to liberate ISIS strongholds in Syria

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    Britain has carried out more than 1,600 air strikes in Iraq and Syria - and United Kingdom forces have trained 60,000 members of the Iraqi Security Force, Mr Williamson said. A USA airstrike in February reportedly killed at least 100 Russian mercenaries after a surprise assault on a US -held base in the province. Turkish forces captured Afrin in March.
  • Police respond to barricade situation in Connecticut

    Police respond to barricade situation in Connecticut

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    A large fire also broke out. They were taken to Yale New Haven hospital, but their exact condition and that of the suspect and his family wasn't immediately known. New Haven cops are pitching in Wednesday night with an unfolding tragedy in North Haven. North Haven is located just outside of New Haven. One WFSB-TV reporter caught video of two people being taken away in handcuffs, but it's unclear what connection they may have to Wednesday night's explosion.
  • Iowa lawmakers pass nation's most restrictive abortion ban

    Iowa lawmakers pass nation's most restrictive abortion ban

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    Kim Reynolds, who has not taken a public position on it. Reynolds does describe herself as anti-abortion and in an interview with the Carroll Daily Herald in 2010, when she was running for lieutenant governor for the first time, she called abortion "equivalent to murder".
  • Vilified Cambridge Analytica Suspends Operations, Files For Bankruptcy

    Vilified Cambridge Analytica Suspends Operations, Files For Bankruptcy

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    The newspaper added, citing an unnamed source, that the decision was taken because the companies were losing clients and facing mounting legal fees in the Facebook investigation. Rebekah Mercer and her sister Jennifer joined the board of a new data gathering company called Emerdata on March 16, but it is unclear what their roles will be.
  • DOJ Cracks Down on Illegal Caravan With Federal Charges

    DOJ Cracks Down on Illegal Caravan With Federal Charges

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    We have a generous legal immigration system. Another 20 or so caravan members were allowed to cross a long bridge to a waiting area just outside a building with USA inspection booths, also protected by tarps. He accused the US government of exaggerating capacity issues in order to deny asylum-seekers their "due process". The extra prosecutors can increase the number of prosecutions of people who try to sneak into the country illegally.
  • American Christians Held in North Korean Prison Could Soon Be Released

    American Christians Held in North Korean Prison Could Soon Be Released

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    However, there was no mention in last week's declaration by Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un of the withdrawal of USA forces from South Korea. The news follows Trump's hawkish National Security Adviser, John Bolton, calling for the release of the detainees as a way for North Korea to demonstrate its sincerity in talks.
  • New autopsy shows Stephon Clark was shot 7 times, not 8

    New autopsy shows Stephon Clark was shot 7 times, not 8

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    Instead, Reiber believes Clark was shot as he walked toward officers, who thought he had a gun, prompting them to open fire. This is the third autopsy conducted in Clark's case; the Sacramento Bee reports that unlike Omalu and Dr. Even more remarkable is that a toxicology report ordered by the police showed traces of cocaine, cannabis and codeine in Clark's system. "All you can say is, I don't agree with the opinion of that doctor", he said.
  • Shab-e-Barat observed across Kashmir Valley

    Shab-e-Barat observed across Kashmir Valley

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    People light candles on graves on the occasion of Shab-e-Barat. Many followers offer prayers to Allah for forgiveness from their deceased loved ones as well as share food and give aid to their neighbours and perform charity to the poor. As per Onlykashmir [dot] in reports, at Jamia Masjid Srinagar Kashmir's chief cleric Mirwaiz Umar Farooq delivered a sermon soon after the night prayers, JKLF Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik also joined the faithful at Jamia Masjid Srinagar to seek Allah's ...
  • Michelle Wolf To Critics:"I Wouldn't Change A Single Word"

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    The My Life on the D-List star admits how she was particularly puzzled when she was invited to the gala, with Williams boasting "I can't believe they invited you!" Even though Trump chose not to attend the Correspondents' Dinner for the second time in his term, he tweeted about the event, calling Wolf "filthy".
  • House Republicans formally nominate Pres. Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

    House Republicans formally nominate Pres. Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

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    President Trump repeatedly threatened to unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea and ordered his secretary of state to stop "wasting his time" on diplomacy. Trump to be nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Earlier this week, South Korean President Moon Jae-in reportedly said that "President Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize" for his efforts to end hostilities between the two countries and the standoff over North Korea's nuclear program.
  • Oldest terrorist group Europe announced the dissolution

    Oldest terrorist group Europe announced the dissolution

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    Last month, Spain's interior minister, Juan Ignacio Zoido, warned that ETA would not win any concessions in return for dissolving itself. "We know that we caused a lot of pain during that long period of armed struggle, including damage that can never be put right", it said.
  • Prosecutors: Texas teen planned mass shooting at mall

    Prosecutors: Texas teen planned mass shooting at mall

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    He'd also written and planned to distribute a "Message to America" explaining the attack. Matin Azizi-Yarand, 17, appears in a booking photo provided by the Collin County Sheriff's Office, May 2, 2018. "I want to put America in the state that Europe is in, which is having to have soldiers deployed in streets", Azizi-Yarand said, according to the affidavit.
  • USA returns 3800 smuggled 'biblical' artifacts to Iraq

    USA returns 3800 smuggled 'biblical' artifacts to Iraq

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    Oklahoma-based retailer Hobby Lobby will return thousands of ill-gotten artifacts to Iraq, where they were smuggled out of, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). It is still unclear whether the company knew the items were stolen. In 2010, Hobby Lobby retained an "expert on cultural property law" who urged the company to verify the origins of the items they were seeking to buy, DOJ said.
  • Police search for suspect charged in Ballpark Village killing

    Police search for suspect charged in Ballpark Village killing

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    The second victim in the shooting suffered a gunshot wound to the pelvis. At around 9 a.m. Wednesday morning Scotty Joseph Lee turned himself into police headquarters. First responders faced a chaotic scene after the gunfire broke out Sunday at a crowded private event on the third floor of the Budweiser Brew House at Ballpark Village, St.