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U.K. Conservatives secure historic Parliamentary majority

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UK's Boris Johnson wins parliamentary majority External link

Source country asianage Friday, December 13, 2019 10:35:00 AM CET | info [other]

Johnson on Friday said it looks like his Conservative Party has won “a powerful new mandate to get Brexit done” in the country’s general election. He said the work of delivering Brexit will begin as soon as all the results are in. Johnson called the election “historic” as he was announced the winner of his Uxbridge constituency in suburban London....

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Impeachment hearing rancorous External link

Source country arkansasonline Friday, December 13, 2019 10:29:00 AM CET | info [other]

Entities: Hunter Biden[1]; Hank Johnson[1]; Nicholas Fandos[1]; Jeff Van Drew[1]; David Cicilline[1]; Bill Clinton[1]; Mary Clare Jalonick[1]; Nancy Pelosi[1]; Jim Jordan[1]; Mitch McConnell[2]; Mike DeBonis[1]; Karoun Demirjian[1]; Colby Itkowitz[1]; Robert Mueller[1]; Matt Gaetz[1]; Rachael Bade[1]; Laurie Kellman[1]; Lisa Mascaro[1]; Ken Buck[1]; Doug Collins[1]; Jerrold Nadler[1]; Richard Nixon[1]; Mike Johnson[1]; Padmananda Rama[1]; Rudolph Giuliani[1]; Hakeem Jeffries[1]; Pat Cipollone[1]; Elise Viebeck[1]; John Wagner[1]; Joseph Biden[1]; Alan Fram[1]; Donald Trump[1]; David Eggert[1]; Eric Ueland[1]; Collin Peterson[1]; Min Kim[1];

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Eric Ueland said: "We're having good close communication and conversation with Senate Republicans in the event the house goes ahead and actually produces articles of impeachment," "We're going to continue to work closely with Senate Republicans as well as other members of Congress on the questions and we'll continue to be very cooperative and very collaborative with our friends up here on the Hill as we work through this process"

Jerrold Nadler said: "The central issue of this impeachment is the corruption of our institutions that safeguard democracy by our president," "We cannot tolerate a president subverting the fairness and integrity of our elections"

WASHINGTON -- The House Judiciary Committee pushed Thursday toward a historic vote to approve articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, split sharply along party lines. The committee delayed voting on the articles until this morning. Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., scheduled the panel to return at 9 a....

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Swinson to step down as Lib Dem leader after losing seat

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UK election: Pro-EU Lib Dems to elect new leader External link

Source country malaymail Friday, December 13, 2019 9:55:00 AM CET | info [other]

Britain’s Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson reacts as she speaks on stage after losing her seat at the East Dunbartonshire count centre in Bishopbriggs, north of Glasgow, December 13, 2019 after votes were counted as part of the UK general election. — AFP pic....

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China says trade deal with US must be ‘mutually beneficial’

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US and China near deal that would suspend planned tariffs External link

Source country wandsworthguardian Friday, December 13, 2019 10:00:00 AM CET | info [other]

The Trump administration and China are expected to announce a modest trade agreement on Friday that would suspend tariffs that are due to start on Sunday. A senior administration official said a policy announcement regarding China would take place on Friday. The official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal planning....

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Watch the moment Nicola Sturgeon celebrates Jo Swinson losing her seat to the SNP

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UK Elections 2019: Sturgeon set for showdown with PM as Scotland and UK take ‘divergent paths’ External link

Source country breakingnews-ie Friday, December 13, 2019 10:15:00 AM CET | info [other]

There are now six Tory MPs in Scotland, down from 13 in 2017, though Scottish Secretary Alister Jack was one of those who held on. Labour had another disastrous election, with the party again left with just one MP in Scotland. As in 2015, Ian Murray was left as a sole Scottish Labour representative.......

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U.S. sources say terms set for China trade deal, but Beijing mum

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U.S. sets terms for China trade deal, sources say, but Beijing mum External link

Source country oann Friday, December 13, 2019 8:38:00 AM CET | info [other]

December 13, 2019. By Jeff Mason, Andrea Shalal, David Lawder and Se Young Lee. WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – Washington has set its terms for a trade deal with China, offering to suspend some tariffs on Chinese goods and cut others in exchange for Beijing buying more American farm goods, U.S. sources said on Thursday....

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Parliament Live Updates: Uproar Over Rahul Gandhi's Rape Remark

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'Will not apologise, BJP want to deflect attention': Rahul over 'rape in India' remark row External link

Source country asianage Friday, December 13, 2019 10:35:00 AM CET | info [other]

Entities: Pralhad Joshi[1]; Rahul Gandhi[7]; Venkaiah Naidu[1]; Narendra Modi[5];

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Rahul Gandhi said: “I will not apologise. BJP just want to deflect attention from protests in North East”

Venkaiah Naidu said: "You cannot take the name of a person who is not a member of this House. Nobody has the business to disturb the House,"

New Delhi : The Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha on Friday witnessed uproar as BJP lawmakers demanded an apology from Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his "rape in India" remark. Amid the ruckus, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said in the Lower House, "Rahul Gandhi is telling rape in.......

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All the key moments from a momentous night in UK politics

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How the night unfolded: General Election Day 2019 blow by blow External link

Source country icWales Friday, December 13, 2019 10:14:00 AM CET | info [other]

Entities: Tony Blair[2]; Iain Duncan Smith[2]; Mary Creagh[1]; Iain Duncan[1]; Nigel Dodds[1]; Jo Swinson[2]; Dennis Skinner[2]; Edward Davey[1]; Zac Goldsmith[1]; Sal Brinton[1]; John Finucane[1]; Chuka Umunna[1]; Boris Johnson[3]; Gordon Brown[1]; Jeremy Corbyn[2]; Caroline Flint[1]; Mumtaz Ahmad Khan[1]; Donald Trump[1]; Imran Ahmed[1];

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Boris Johnson says: "It does look as though this One Nation Conservative Government has been given a powerful new mandate to get Brexit done"

Boris Johnson declares: "we smashed the roadblock, we ended the gridlock"

The Conservative Party has secured a substantial majority in Westminster, its greatest victory since the 1980s and Labour's worst defeat since the 1930s. The Lib Dems has lost its leader, Labour has been virtually wiped out in Wales and the SNP has made big gains....

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New Zealand experts recover six bodies from toxic island after volcano eruption

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Six bodies recovered during risky operation on New Zealand's White Island External link

Source country newstalk Friday, December 13, 2019 9:48:00 AM CET | info [other]

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Mike Bush said: "The operation was not without risk but thanks to sound planning and the skills of the specialist team involved we have recovered the six bodies. "

Police in New Zealand say they've recovered six bodies from White Island during a risky recovery operation. However, two people remain unaccounted for following Monday's volcanic eruption - with divers deployed to recover one body that is known to be in the water. The recovery of the six bodies brings the total death toll from the eruption to 14....

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UK destined for Brexit as election triumph on horizon for Boris Johnson's Conservatives

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New Zealand troops complete daring volcano mission to retrieve bodies External link

Source country arabnews Friday, December 13, 2019 9:09:00 AM CET | info [other]

Entities: Boris Johnson[1]; Nigel Farage[1]; Jeremy Corbyn[1]; Amelie de Montchalin[1]; Margaret Thatcher[1]; John McDonnell[2];

Other categories: UKReferendum; Euro; EU-Pacific;

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Nigel Farage said: “The bigger the Tory majority of course the less influence over this the ERG and Euroskeptics will have,”

LONDON: Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party was set for a resounding victory in Britain’s election, allowing him to deliver Brexit on Jan. 31 in what would be the country’s most significant geopolitical move in 70 years. For Johnson, whose brief tenure in power has been marked by.......

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