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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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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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Canada to legalise marijuana to 'make it more difficult for kids to access'
Canada to legalise marijuana to 'make it more difficult for kids to access'

In order to put the cannabis drug (marijuana) out of reach of minors, the Canadian federal government announced a bill to legalise cannabis for the age group of eighteen and above.

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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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Google blocks home device from responding to Burger King commercial
Google blocks home device from responding to Burger King commercial

Google prevented its Google Home speaker from responding to prompts by a Burger King commercial advertising the chain's Whopper hamburger, after the spot went live on the internet a bit less than three hours earlier.

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