• Nottingham City Council Local Election Results 2019
Nottingham City Council Local Election Results 2019

Nationally, the Liberal Democrats have made big gains, with the Tories suffering severe losses - already losing nearly 400 seats, while Labour so far lost more than 70. Local elections 2019: What do the results ACTUALLY mean? But for some, the message was clear. It was Labour who were instead left licking their wounds.

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  • Plurality of Minority Voters Say 'Too Easy' for Foreigners to Get Asylum
Plurality of Minority Voters Say 'Too Easy' for Foreigners to Get Asylum

The Department of Homeland Security did not respond to a request for comment. Crossing the US border shouldn't mean facing the prospect of turning over years of emails, photos, location data, medical and financial information , browsing history, or other personal information on our mobile devices.

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  • Tensions flare between Sudan military rulers, protesters
Tensions flare between Sudan military rulers, protesters

The protesters have called the military council headed by Burhan "a copy cat of the toppled regime". Sudan's generals set up a military council after they toppled veteran president Bashir on 11 April. The demonstrators' agitation will likely usher in significant domestic reform and smooth over relations with other countries that expressed con...

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  • Democratic mayor of Baltimore resigns over corruption scandal - about kids' books
Democratic mayor of Baltimore resigns over corruption scandal - about kids' books

Pugh's resignation is effective immediately , her attorney Steve Silverman said at a press conference that she herself did not attend. "Dear citizens of Baltimore I would like to thank you for allowing me to serve as the 50th mayor it has been an honor and privilege", Silverman read.

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  • Moore, under fire, withdraws from bid for Fed post
Moore, under fire, withdraws from bid for Fed post

The Fed's chairman, Jerome Powell, whom Moore wrote should have been fired after the December decision, "is learning on the job", Moore said Thursday. The criticism then changed focus, digging into Moore's personal life, with reporters unsealing his divorce records and unearthing humor columns he wrote almost two decades ago.

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  • Princess Charlotte's New Birthday Portraits Are Out
Princess Charlotte's New Birthday Portraits Are Out

That would be of course, Princess Charlotte , younger sister to Internet meme sensation Prince George , 5, and older sibling to one-year-old Prince Louis . Prince George of Cambridge and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge attend the Maserati Royal Charity Polo Trophy at the Beaufort Polo Club on June 10, 2018 in Gloucester, England.

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  • Masood Azhar: Jaish-e-Mohammed leader listed as terrorist by UN
Masood Azhar: Jaish-e-Mohammed leader listed as terrorist by UN

The JeM issue has been on hold for a while, since China was reviewing Azhar's case, yet eventually stated it had no objections to such a designation. However, to win China's support for the sanctioning of Azhar, the United States , Britain and France removed a reference to the February attack in the Indian city of Pulwama from their reques...

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  • Facebook bans Alex Jones, others from Instagram and Facebook
Facebook bans Alex Jones, others from Instagram and Facebook

The social network accused Alex Jones , host of right-wing conspiracy website InfoWars, its United Kingdom editor Paul Joseph Watson and ex-Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos of hate speech . The firm said it would remove pages, groups and accounts set up to represent them, and would not allow the promotion of events when it knows the bann...

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  • Dems say Trump agrees to $2 trillion infrastructure tab
Dems say Trump agrees to $2 trillion infrastructure tab

Schumer and Pelosi said the three hadn't agreed on how to pay the $2 trillion infrastructure bill , but added they'll meet again for more discussions in the coming weeks. It was last raised in 1993. Trump proposed a $1.5-trillion infrastructure bill previous year that Democrats, in Pelosi's words, "pooh-poohed" because it failed to account for m...

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  • Indonesian capital to move after sinking feeling
Indonesian capital to move after sinking feeling

Brodjonegoro estimated that government would need the equivalent of 23-33 billion USA dollars to move the capital, build new infrastructure and relocate civil servants from Jakarta , CNN Indonesia reported. The Jakarta Globe reported that Jokowi told ministers to draft detailed plans for potential cities in the coming months as urgency on movi...

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  • Labor Party Supports New Brexit Referendum with Caveats
Labor Party Supports New Brexit Referendum with Caveats

The poll comes as the Prime Minister has faced criticism for pushing back the Brexit date to October 31, and is embroiled in fresh controversy after dismissing Gavin Williamson as defence secretary after an inquiry into leaks from the National Security Council.

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  • UK Defence Secretary sacked over Huawei 5G plan leak
UK Defence Secretary sacked over Huawei 5G plan leak

In her letter, the Prime Minister said the investigation had resulted in "compelling evidence" of Mr Williamson's involvement the leak . In a letter to Williamson published by The Guardian , May said that he hadn't cooperated with an investigation into the leak as other council attendees had done.

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  • Measles case has cruise ship quarantined in the Caribbean
Measles case has cruise ship quarantined in the Caribbean

Lucia Marine Police. The boat is called Freewinds and is owned and operated by the Church of Scientology , a Saint Lucia coast guard sergeant told NBC News . Officials said the ship was expected to leave just before midnight Thursday. Everyone on board the ship is forbidden from disembarking by authority of St.

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  • 'Incredibly difficult' to reach Mozambique cyclone survivors
'Incredibly difficult' to reach Mozambique cyclone survivors

In Pemba, 35,000 houses were completely or partially destroyed, authorities said, while outside the city crops were destroyed and villagers waded through flooded fields with wood, salvaged maize and other products on their heads. Worldwide organization, Save The Child has launched an appeal for funding to cater for survivors of the Cyclone disaster...

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  • Thailand king surprises with royal wedding to bodyguard ahead of coronation
Thailand king surprises with royal wedding to bodyguard ahead of coronation

There has been little official information released about her and the news of the marriage has come as a shock to many Thais. She joined the palace guard in 2014 and is commander of the king's bodyguard unit, now holding a general's rank.

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  • Canadian sentenced to death in China
Canadian sentenced to death in China

Canada has criticised the death sentence a Chinese court imposed upon one of its citizens for drug offences and demanded clemency. The two are among 11 people sentenced for producing and trafficking drugs, including one American and four Mexicans.

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  • Emperor announces abdication as Japan marks end of era
Emperor announces abdication as Japan marks end of era

Later on Wednesday morning, he'll take part in ceremonies at the Imperial Palace to mark his enthronement. Japanese PM Shinzo Abe expressed his gratitude towards the emperor. Japan's Reiwa era will begin on 1 May. Akihito's father, Hirohito , now referred to as Emperor Showa, ruled Japan during a period of frenzied nationalism and militarism...

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  • UNC Charlotte shooting victims were students, officials say
UNC Charlotte shooting victims were students, officials say

Three of the four people he wounded were in a critical condition on Wednesday. There are no threats to students to the school, police added at the news conference, The Washington Post reported . "This guy wearing dark-ish clothes, to my knowledge, came in and started shooting", Ayers said. "Run, Hide, Fight. Secure yourself immediately", it ...

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  • President Trump Wants To Add Fees To Asylum Applications, Among Other Things
President Trump Wants To Add Fees To Asylum Applications, Among Other Things

They include: adjudicating asylum applications within 180 days of filing; requiring a fee for asylum applications and work permit applications; and barring migrants who have entered or attempted to enter the United States illegally from receiving work authorization before any relief or protection is granted.

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  • Governor cancels Maharashtra Day events after Maoist blast in Gadchiroli
Governor cancels Maharashtra Day events after Maoist blast in Gadchiroli

On April 9, BJP MLA Bheema Mandavi, along with five police personnel, was killed by Maoists in an IED blast in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada. According to official sources, the commandos of elite C-60 force of the Maharashtra police were proceeding to a place where Maoist activities were reported and were confronted with fallen trees blocking an isola...

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