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Theresa May calls for June general election
Theresa May calls for June general election

Speaking outside 10 Downing Street, the UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Tuesday her plans to seek a general election for June 8. May accused the opposition parties of threatening the government's Brexit agenda and cited the need for Parliament to unite during the negotiations over the specifics of the Brexit, the UK's exit from the European Union.

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U.S. officials disclose Russian think tank plans outlining interference in 2016 U.S. presidential election
U.S. officials disclose Russian think tank plans outlining interference in 2016 U.S. presidential election

Seven current and former U.S. government officials told Reuters a Russian think tank, reporting to Vladimir Putin and run by former KGB agents , developed a plan to interfere with last year's U.S. presidential election and ensure victory for now-President Donald Trump, Reuters reported on Thursday.

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Truck loses control in Andhra Pradesh, kills more than a dozen
Truck loses control in Andhra Pradesh, kills more than a dozen

More than fifteen people were killed near the police station in Yerpedu, Andhra Pradesh, India, after a heavily loaded truck lost control on Friday afternoon at about 1:45 P.M. IST (0815 UTC).

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28-year-old suspect charged for attacking Borussia Dortmund's team bus
28-year-old suspect charged for attacking Borussia Dortmund's team bus

A 28-year-old suspect, Sergej W, was arrested by German police near Tübingen on Friday for allegedly attacking the German football club Borussia Dortmund's team bus, injuring two people last week prior to the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals, the German federal prosecution said.

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Usually Republican Georgia district faces runoff for seat in U.S. House of Representatives after Democrat nearly wins outright
Usually Republican Georgia district faces runoff for seat in U.S. House of Representatives after Democrat nearly wins outright

On Tuesday, with slightly over 48% of the vote, Democrat Jon Ossoff narrowly missed the simple majority that would have awarded him the seat in the U.S. House of Representatives for Georgia's usually Republican sixth congressional district.

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