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Britain to head to the polls on 8 June

Tellers approach the speaker to announce the result of a vote by MPs in the House of Commons as they cleared the way for a general election on June 8. Former Conservative chancellor George Osborne said he would not be standing again in Tatton in order to concentrate on his job as editor of the Evening Standard, although he hinted at a possible return to frontline politics in the future.


House intel panel to hear from top officials on Russia probe

House intel panel to hear from top officials on Russia probe

The committee further announced today that a second letter was sent to Yates, Brennan and Clapper "inviting them to appear at an open hearing to be scheduled after May 2nd". The committee's hearing schedule was stalled last month after Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., disclosed that US spy agencies had swept up communications of Trump associates.



Theresa May wins Parliament vote to hold snap elections on June 8

Spiking by more than 3 cents to $1.2876 in the hours after May's announcement Tuesday of a June 8 general election, the pound hit its highest level since early October. He dismissed Mrs May's argument that she needs a fresh mandate to deliver Brexit, and said it was "extremely interesting" she had called for an election as the Crown Prosecution Service decides whether to press charges against a number of Tory MPs over allegations relating to 2015 election expenses.



Paris gunman's criminal past in focus as police hunt second suspect

A police document obtained by the Associated Press (AP) identifies the address searched in the eastern Paris suburb of Chelles as the family home of Karim Cheurfi , a 39-year-old with a police record. Meanwhile, following the attack, the presidential candidates have called off their election campaign. Belgian security officials had warned French counterparts before the attack that El Osri was a "very unsafe individual en route to France" aboard the Thalys high-speed train.


GOP rep urges Trump to release taxes

GOP rep urges Trump to release taxes

He said they were being audited. The nationwide protest urged Trump to release his tax returns, a presidential tradition he has declined to uphold. Saturdays marches coincided with the traditional April 15 deadline for filing federal tax returns although the date was pushed backed two days this year.


Inside a Colorado pot club - a rare and endangered species

Inside a Colorado pot club - a rare and endangered species

Of those surveyed, 49% said they think legalizing weed won't have any effect on violent crime, while 22% said they think legalizing marijuana will actually reduce violent crime. Recreational marijuana is legal in eight states, though it's still illegal at the federal level. CBS News justice reporter Paula Reid joins CBSN...