Mrs May has argued a fresh mandate would strengthen her hand in Brexit talks and provide certainty for the future. MPs, the PM said , have a window of opportunity to hold a general election before negotiations with the European Union begin.
But the major target of the outrage was the Pfizer-Allergan deal, by far the biggest effort by a company to give up its US citizenship to cut its taxes. But experts say Trump's executive order on taxes looks more symbolic than substantive - possibly in an attempt to send a message about his priorities in his first 100 days, in which he's yet to see a significant legislative achievement.
The main reason for the friction was the dual authority with the party general secretary having a say in governance, a legacy from Jayalalithaa's era. "Dinakaran was not even member of the party till Amma's demise, elections for office-bearers of AIADMK was itself illegal", he was quoted saying by the news agency ANI.
Le Pen says she will launch six months of talks aimed at withdrawing France from the visa-free Schengen area, as well as from the euro, before calling a referendum on whether the French want to leave the European Union - a so-called "Frexit".
With just 13 votes against, this easily exceeded the two-thirds threshold needed for the government to be able to overrule legislation that had required elections to be held at regular five-year intervals, beginning in 2015. Following the election decision, the parliament will be dissolved on May 2. May will be going into the election holding 330 of the 650 seats in the House of Commons, with a working majority of 17.
The Site Intelligence Group, which tracks extremist organizations, reported Friday on a statement from the Afghan Taliban that condemned the US for its "terrorist" attack. The US military previously estimated ISIS had 600 to 800 active fighters in the area. "Fortunately there is no report of civilians being killed in the attack", Mr Khogyani said.
US and South Korean officials have been saying for weeks that the North could soon stage another nuclear test in violation of United Nations sanctions, something both the USA and China have warned against. Chosun Ilbo, South Korea's largest newspaper, said China was looking to "tame" South Korea and weaken the traditional alliance between Seoul and Washington in an attempt to expand its regional influence.
The motion passed with 522 members of parliament in favour and 13 against. It had been hoped talks could start by the end of that month, but EU Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said Wednesday that "the real political negotiations" with Britain would not start till after the June 8 election.
The Tamil Nadu farmer protests in Jantar Mantar took a shocking turn on Saturday after the farmers stated to drink urine to mark their protest. Armed with skulls, which they claimed to be of farmers who had committed suicide, they have stripped naked, bitten mice and snakes, conducted mock funerals, and even flogged themselves.
In another tweet Saturday, Trump echoed what he told the Associated Press in an interview a day earlier that he plans to make an announcement related to a new tax proposal on Wednesday. Most presidents attend the event. White House staff announced last month they will also be skipping the dinner "out of solidarity". TBS' Samantha Bee, whose Full Frontal has been skewering Trump since the 2016 election, will also be holding her own event, " Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner ", ...
Iraqi forces launch the assault. More than 327,000 have fled fighting since the offensive operation started on October 17, with strong air and ground support from a US -led coalition. More recently, he has given the authority for IS to continue to attack civilians in the eastern side of Mosul, which Iraqi forces have recaptured.
Trudeau and Gentiloni will be dealing with Trump in person because Italy is to host the G7 leaders' summit next month, which will be part of Trump's entry into the world of multilateral summitry. "Because that's what it is, it's a menace right now", he said. The hefty wage bill has also squeezed procurement funding, leading to reliance on the Italian industry ministry for top-up funding, which a year ago ran to €2.5 billion, a figure Marrone said he included in his €17.1 billion total.
The province will also implement a tax on vacant homes in Toronto as part of measures to address a lack of supply of affordable homes, the province's finance minister Charles Sousa said. Ontario's Liberal government, trailing the Progressive Conservatives in opinion polls ahead of an election in June 2018, had also come under pressure to respond to growing public frustration about the role foreign buyers are playing in the Toronto market.
The source told Xinhua anonymously that 10 attackers were involved in the deadly attack and the attackers stormed a dining hall and a nearby mosque where dozens of unarmed soldiers were holding Friday prayer in army's Corps 209 Shaheen. Then they opened fire on the soldiers as they were eating dinner or leaving a mosque after Friday prayers. In a separate statement, the External Affairs Ministry said: "India condemns in the strongest terms the deplorable terrorist attack in Mazar-e-Sharif on ...
Around 10-15,000 protesters demonstrated against the AfD's meeting in Cologne, a police spokesman told broadcaster n-tv - well below initial expectations that 50,000 could turn up. The state governor of North Rhine-Westphalia, Hannelore Kraft, who was attending one of the demonstrations, praised protesters for their activism. Co-leader Frauke Petry holds a speech at the party convention of Germany's nationalist party AFD (Alternative for Germany) in Cologne, Germany , Saturday, April 22, ...
Security forces watched on as residents and workers on Friday cleaned up the wreckage left by the protests. The government said "armed gangs hired by the opposition" had attacked the hospital. "This wounded and failed opposition is trying to generate chaos in key areas of the city and convince the world that we're in some sort of civil war, the same playbook used for Syria, for Libya and for Iraq", said Socialist Party official Freddy Bernal.
Vettel was then gifted second when Verstappen locked up and overshot the hairpin. "At that time I was quite chilled - but later, when Sebastian got behind, we had a real race on our hands, although I had a good gap". "I couldn't go early on the power". "Just small things, but the effect could be quite big". Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton says he's relishing the chance to compete for the 2017 championship against Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel.
The sources said that some members in the meeting expressed their reservations over certain remarks made by the judges in their over 500-page judgement, but the prime minister cautioned them against making such remarks on the media or in public.
Armed French police officers in Paris . The attack comes just days before the first round of the French elections on Sunday. French centrist Emmanuel Macron is set to come out on top in the first round of France's presidential election on Sunday as far-right leader Marine Le Pen fell further behind him in a poll published on Friday.
A YouGov opinion poll carried out after the election was called showed May's Conservatives on 48 per cent, with Labour trailing a distant second on 24 per cent. While many specific policy positions have yet to be filled out, both May and her finance minister, Philip Hammond, gave the first indications on how the party's spending plans on key voter issues like foreign aid, pensions and tax will look.
Trump , who repeatedly denounced NATO as outdated and obsolete on the campaign trail previous year, made the remarks on Wednesday after meeting NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the Oval Office in the White House in Washington , DC.
Venezuela has been riven by violent protests in recent weeks, as opposition leaders face off with President Nicolas Maduro and his supporters. At some of the protests, violent clashes between protesters and security forces were reported . It has also delayed local and state elections. The opposition wants Maduro's removed, new elections and the release of political prisoners, including opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, who was jailed in early 2014.
No explosives were ever found at any of the community centers, but a lot of them led to evacuations or lockdowns, while police investigated the threats. U.S. -Israeli teen arrested in Israel is escorted by security personnel following his remand hearing at Magistrate's Court in Rishon Lezion, Israel, on March 23, 2017.
The plant was confiscated Wednesday as anti-Maduro protesters clashed with security forces and pro-government groups. Last July, the government said it would take over a factory belonging to Kimberly-Clark Corp. On Monday he also said he wanted to boost the militia - similar to civilian reserves - to 500,000 this year and arm them all with rifles to held fend off what he says is a USA -backed opposition attempt to foment a coup.
Kim Clijsters , who is still only 33, announced her retirement in 2007, but returned two years later after the birth of her daughter to win the US Open . Serena hasn't played a tournament since the win in Melbourne over sister Venus Williams and a spectacular fortnight where she didn't drop a single set.
The US military's Pacific Command explained that the strike group first had to complete a shorter-than-initially planned period of training with Australia but was now heading toward the Western Pacific. "We are sending an armada , very powerful", Trump boasted in an interview aired April 12, indicating an apparent show of force by Washington in the face of North Korea's increasing ballistic missile tests.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dismissed concerns a referendum on constitutional amendments did not live up to global standards, telling voting monitors to "know your place". "We neither see, hear, nor acknowledge the political reports you'll prepare". Asked to comment about Erdogan's rebuke, de Zulueta said: "I don't have an opinion, we are invited by the Turkish authorities to observe".
The divisive campaign undermined the image of Indonesia overseas as a generally tolerant Muslim nation. Jakarta's Christian governor may escape jail for alleged blasphemy after prosecutors today recommended only probation, a day after he lost in a religiously charged run-off that damaged Indonesia's image as a bastion of tolerant Islam.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has gained some support in the first opinion poll to be held entirely after the Paris attack, but centrist Emmanuel Macron was still seen beating her on Sunday and defeating her in a runoff two weeks later.
The attack came weeks after militants entered the Afghan army's main hospital in Kabul, and killed more than 50 people in a brutal siege that lasted almost seven hours. "At first there was a call on the radio not to shoot because they thought it could have been a misunderstanding", said the guard Saboor, who reported that some base officials initially thought it might have been a disagreement between soldiers.
Elizabeth was right behind him, and she was taken into federal custody. Finally a tip came in to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation tip line from someone that spotted Cummins and was able to tell authorities that he was residing in a cabin in Cecilville.
As well as the assault rifle used in the attack, a pump action shotgun and knives were in his vehicle, Molins said. "I really don't know what's going to happen on Sunday", she said. local time (3 p.m. ET) when a auto stopped in front of a police van, according to French Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre Henry Brandet. "The man then tried to run away along the pavement and aimed at the police".
OrganiGram Holdings Inc (OGI.V), which has almost doubled, fell 9.7 percent to C$2.80.The market action was likely a "sell the news" reaction as the legislation was largely in line with what an official task force recommended a year ago, said Aaron Salz, founder of Stoic Advisory.
During the visit to Indonesia, his latest stop on an Asia tour, Pence has been pushing to help USA firms who want to do business in Indonesia - one of several countries targeted by Donald Trump´s administration for running a trade surplus with the US.
Weapons analysts said they believed some of the missiles on display were new types of intercontinental ballistic missiles. He reassured Japan of the US' commitment to reining in North Korea's nuclear and missile ambitions after warning that its own strikes in Syria and Afghanistan showed the strength of its resolve.