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CBI responds to snap General Election news

May returned from an Easter break in the Welsh mountains to announce that she would make a televised statement on an undisclosed subject early Tuesday outside 10 Downing St. Labour and the Liberal Democrats have welcomed the move for a June 8 vote and the SNP have said they will not attempt to block it. Her spokesman said she had the backing of her top team of ministers and had informed Queen Elizabeth of her plans on Monday.



WH: Trump's call to Turkish president wasn't endorsement of referendum

Kilicdaroglu accused the board of breaking the country's laws during the referendum. He claimed the election board "does not draw its strength from superiority of law, or the constitution but from a certain center, political authority". Today, Yildirim said Erdogan would be invited to join the party as soon as the official results are declared. Meanwhile, OSCE monitors were seen entering the Supreme Electoral Board headquarters.


Two people charged in disturbing sexual abuse case involving Winnipeg child

Two people charged in disturbing sexual abuse case involving Winnipeg child

More charges were laid this month and overall they include sexual assault, sexual interference, making child porn and distributing, selling or possessing for the objective of distribution or sale. Const. Rob Carver said investigators later uncovered evidence suggesting the two suspects allegedly sexually assaulted a five year old. Police are crediting that tip in December 2016 with the eventual rescue of the victim being used to produce child pornography images.



MPs set to back May's call for 8 June general election

The Labour and Liberal Democrat parties - rivals to May's Conservative Party - have welcomed the early election, media reports have noted. May, who made the shock call for an early election on Tuesday, needs to bolster her narrow majority of 17 seats ahead of likely tortuous talks with Brussels that could re-open old wounds within her Conservative Party.


Lily Collins thrilled by thank you note from Michelle Obama

Lily Collins thrilled by thank you note from Michelle Obama

Lily's brunette locks hung loose around her face and the beauty appeared to have gone without make up, rocking a fresh-faced look. The actress-turned-author, 28, took to Instagram on Monday, where she explained that after sending her book to Michelle Obama on a whim, the former First Lady recently sent back a sweet thank you note.


South Korea's ex-president Park charged with bribery

South Korea's ex-president Park charged with bribery

They also indicted Lotte Group Chairman Shin Dong-bin - without physical detention - for bribery, while clearing SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won. He is accused of aiding and abetting Choi in meddling in state affairs and amassing profits using her ties to Park, though a local court refused to issue a warrant to arrest him last week.