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Pound surge suggests UK election will yield smoother Brexit

Pound surge suggests UK election will yield smoother Brexit

If MPs approve the vote, Parliament is expected to be dissolved on May 3, as British law mandates the dissolution must happen 25 working days before a general election . This time a year ago, Cameron fully expected Britain to vote to remain in the European Union in the referendum he had called for June. The Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, said: "Britain is being held back by her government".



Fox News addresses O'Reilly exit on air

Peter's Square. Both Fox and O'Reilly confirmed O'Reilly's departure from the network earlier Wednesday. It referred to O'Reilly's series of best-selling books on the deaths of major historical figures. But it was O'Reilly who created the template for how to succeed in cable TV punditry, delighting his viewers with unapologetic attacks on liberal politicians and media members that he delivered with gusto.



Trump administration talks tougher on Iran but sticks with deal -- for now

In the letter, Tillerson confirmed that Iran is now complying with its obligations under JCPOA, but said the USA would re-evaluate lifting sanctions on Tehran given its support of terrorist groups such as Hezbollah. The next test of Trump's attitude toward the nuclear deal will be in May when he must decide whether to extend sanctions waivers for Iran first signed by President Barack Obama.


MPs vote to approve Theresa May's plans for snap general election

MPs vote to approve Theresa May's plans for snap general election

Former Treasury chief George Osborne, a leader of the losing campaign to keep Britain in the European Union, says he won't be a candidate in the June 8 elections. "Now we will be much freer", she told The Sun . That term could only be curtailed if the Commons voted with a two-thirds majority for a snap election, or if it passed a motion of no confidence in the government.


How Trump's 'Buy American' order could play out

How Trump's 'Buy American' order could play out

Job growth, particularly in manufacturing, has been key to Trump's "Make America Great Again" mantra - vowing to "bring back" the jobs of voters who have felt the sting of employment losses and regional economic declines as manufacturing jobs moved out of the country because of globalization or were overtaken by automation.



Donald Trump signs executive order targeting H-1B visa used by Indians

The executive order Trump signed will affect the issuance of what is known as H-1B visas, which are often used by technology companies to recruit workers from foreign countries. "With this action, we are sending a powerful signal to the world. Does that make sense?" he asked during his 20-minute speech. Trump's order seeks to ensure the visas go only to the most skilled workers.