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Northern Ireland leaders welcome snap election call

Northern Ireland leaders welcome snap election call

Stormont's parties have yet to reach agreement on forming an executive six weeks after the assembly election. DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds said the election announcement came as a surprise but that it would be an election "about the union".


Theresa May announces June 8 as date for Britain's general elections

Theresa May announces June 8 as date for Britain's general elections

News of the statement sent the pound lower by 0.3% against the U.S. dollar to trade at 1.251, having traded higher by around 0.17% earlier in the morning. An increased majority would allow May a more free hand in Brexit negotiations . She thus has an opportunity to increase her majority in the House of Commons, which may boost her hand as the United Kingdom embarks on a hard two-year negotiating period with the European Union .


Donald Trump Takes Aim at Canada's 'Unfair' Dairy Industry

Donald Trump Takes Aim at Canada's 'Unfair' Dairy Industry

Canada's new milk pricing has led processors like Grassland Dairy Products, Inc.to cancel contracts with dairies in Wisconsin. White House officials say Trump's order looks at lifting exemptions that allow foreign companies to bid on projects in the USA, something Canada now enjoys under NAFTA.


Examining the Trump administration's stance on the White House visitor log

Examining the Trump administration's stance on the White House visitor log

In the days after Donald Trump erroneously accused his predecessor Barack Obama of wiretapping Trump Tower during the 2016 election, the White House "put out an all-points bulletin" to "find something that justified the President's insane tweets about surveillance", The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza reports .


The best way to neutralize North Korea: Neutrality

The best way to neutralize North Korea: Neutrality

Thompson also rejected Vice President Mike Pence's comment Monday during a visit to South Korea that the "era of strategic patience is over", referring to former President Barack Obama's non-confrontational approach to North Korea. The new KN-15 designation was created to distinguish it from the KN-11, North Korea's solid-fueled, submarine-launched missile, which the country tested last summer.



Suspect in Facebook Murder Kills Self as Cops Close In

Stephens was accused of fatally shooting Robert Godwin Sr in Cleveland, Ohio as the 74-year-old grandfather was walking home from dinner on Easter Sunday. From the beginning, when Stephens recorded the shooting of Robert Godwin Sr. on Facebook, it spread like wildfire on social networks. "I do think there should be reevaluation of the way this type of content is put on Facebook and how the reaction to it plays on their social media platforms", said Pandolfo.