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Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that if the "parliamentary arithmetic" supported it she would form a "progressive alliance" to keep Prime Minister Theresa May from returning to power. Mrs May, who became PM last July after the European Union referendum, told MPs it would wrong for the United Kingdom to find itself reaching the most "difficult and sensitive" phase of Brexit negotiations in late 2018 and early 2019 when a general election was "looming on the horizon".
  • Rian Johnson debuts teaser trailer for 'The Last Jedi'

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    Taylor Gray (Ezra) also suggested maybe his character won't go to the Dark Side after all, as some have guessed: "I think Ezra makes some great decision through season four". When Jedi Master Yoda lay on his deathbed, he didn't refer to Luke as the first of the New Jedi Order. Earlier today EA and Lucasfilm announced Star Wars Battlefront II is coming with a release date of November 17, 2017.
  • Easter Celebration in Russian Federation and Around the World

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    Christians in Kerala on Sunday attended special prayers and services in churches on the occasion of Easter, marking the resurrection of Jesus Christ after crucifixion. At some places, fireworks were also used to start the service.On Easter Day, churches were nicely decorated and filled with flowers, which represent new life and priests wear their best, brightest robes in celebration.
  • 5 things to know about April the giraffe and her calf

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    According to The Associated Press, at least 1.2 million people watched the event on Animal Adventure Park's YouTube page. For now, Adventure Park is waiting to announce the sex of their baby giraffe. People around the world have been tuning in daily. Her fans had been eagerly awaiting for the baby throughout its 15-month gestation in the Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, in NY state.
  • Musician J. Geils dies at 71

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    Guitarist J. Geils died at his home in Groton, Massachusetts, on Tuesday, April 11, the Associated Press reports. The 71-year-old was discovered unresponsive by police in Groton at around 4 p.m. charts for six weeks in 1982 and reached number three in the UK. "Freeze-Frame" (from Freeze-Frame, 1981) - Wolf and Justman brought the band into the top ten with this song, which reached #4, and helped bring the band to a larger audience.
  • Turkish referendum: Close race ahead of Sunday's vote

    Turkish referendum: Close race ahead of Sunday's vote

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    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who delivered a speech to a crowd in Istanbul's Tuzla neighbourhood today, has long championed the changing of Turkey's system of government from parliamentary to presidential. The "no" campaigners say they have recorded more than 100 incidents of intimidation, beatings and arbitrary detentions. Erdogan has painted supporters of the "no" campaign as people bent on destabilizing the nation, accusing them of siding with those blamed for the July 2016 attempted ...
  • The world's oldest person has died at 117

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    Ms Morano has said that her longevity was partly down to genetics: her mother reached 91 and several sisters reached their centenary. "I worked in a factory until I was 65, then that was that", she said as she sat in an armchair by her window, a white shawl over her shoulders.
  • John Cena proposes to Nikki Bella at WrestleMania 33

    John Cena proposes to Nikki Bella at WrestleMania 33

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    The couple may be absent from the ring in the months ahead, according to The Bleacher Report . A dream come true! " This is what you wanted over a year ago ", he began with his proposal speech. The " Total Bellas " star wrapped her arm around her future husband and Cena and gave her a kiss on the cheek twice. Bella's twin sister and fellow wrestler Brie Bella posted a message about the engagement on Sunday.
  • TMZ: United changes policy for overbooking and removing passengers

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    When too many passengers show up, airline staff will ask, conventionally before boarding, if they are any willing to surrender their seat in exchange for a so-called "bump" offer. Dr David Dao lost two teeth and suffered a broken nose and concussion as he was ripped from his seat on the overbooked flight on Sunday to make way for staff.