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British parliament backs May's plan for June 8 snap election

Britain's lower house of Parliament on April 19 voted 522 to 13 in favor of May's motion for the snap poll, easily securing the two-thirds majority of the 650-seat legislature required for the elections to go ahead. Bolton North East is a held by Labour's Sir David Crausby, who has a majority of 4,377, and is being targeted by the Conservatives. Theresa May will reportedly include her Brexit n... Continua a leggere...

Groups challenge registration deadline in Georgia House race

Groups challenge registration deadline in Georgia House race Anyone who had not registered to vote in March can not register to participate in the June runoff between Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel. That upswell of enthusiasm for Jon Ossoff? Secretary of State Brian Kemp's office dismisssed the suit as a "completely political effort to attack Secretary Kemp". Continua a leggere...

Hearn hits back at 'unfounded, inaccurate' Ronnie O'Sullivan comments

The 41-year-old five-time Crucible champion pointed the finger at World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn and his board. O'Sullivan turned the tables on Hearn and his board on the second day of the Betfred World Championship in Sheffield, stating he had been left distressed by a letter from disciplinary chiefs after he criticised referee Terry Camilleri and swore at a press photographer during Janu... Continua a leggere...

Canadian PM responds to Trump's criticism of dairy industry

Canadian PM responds to Trump's criticism of dairy industry About 70 dairy producers of the ultra-filtered milk in both Wisconsin and NY are affected. Canada recently imposed duties on ultra-filtered milk, a concentrate used to make cheese. The U.S. says it's raised concerns about the policy change. Other producers in NY and Wisconsin have reported losses. Gentiloni also praised Canada's acceptance of 40,000 Syrian refugees as an example for all of Europ... Continua a leggere...

Britain's May wins parliament's backing for June 8 snap election

She said a general election will provide Britain with five years of strong and stable leadership to see the country through its negotiations with the European Union to make sure "we are able to make a success of the European Union referendum result". Continua a leggere...

South Korea's ex-president Park charged with bribery

Park and Choi allegedly conspired with one of Park's top presidential adviser to pressure 18 business groups, including Samsung, to donate 77.4 billion won ($69 million) for the launch of two non-profit foundations controlled by Choi. Park has denied any legal wrongdoing, arguing that she only got help from Choi to edit some presidential speeches and on public relations. Shin offered the bribe i... Continua a leggere...

Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-Hye slapped with bribing charges

Ms Park is alleged to have colluded with her shamanistic adviser and close friend Choi Soon-sil to pressure the country's powerful chaebol industrial conglomerates to donate a total of 77.4 billion won (€60 million) to two non-profit foundations, and of soliciting bribes from two of the country's biggest companies, Lotte and SK.