British PM May says June election result 'not certain' despite front-runner status
Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas said Mr Corbyn was letting down Britain by refusing to back a second referendum.
Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron accused Mrs May of "bottling" and said broadcasters had a "moral duty" to go ahead with the showdowns even if she fails to take part.
May's Conservative Party holds a slim majority in Parliament's lower House of Commons and May is banking on gaining a greater share of the seats to make Brexit a smoother transition for her government.
After debating the motion put forward by May in the House of Commons, 522 of the 650 sitting MPs voted in favour of the June 8 election, passing the threshold of two-thirds needed to approve the plan.
May is hoping to increase the parliamentary majority for her ruling Conservatives, strengthening her negotiating position ahead of tough talks with the European Union over the Brexit process.
"What the British people - what the people of the United Kingdom - voted for previous year was for the UK to leave the European Union".
May ruled out participating in televised debates with other leaders.
Mr Blair said the Daily Mail's "Crush the Saboteurs" headline the day after Mrs May called the election revealed her true intentions.
May's Conservatives now hold 330 House of Commons seats and Labour 229.
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The Conservatives are braced for potential losses in south-west London to the LibDems, while Corbyn was campaigning in Croydon yesterday where housing minister Gavin Barwell holds Croydon Central by just 165.
Every time there is a comparison drawn between British Prime Minister Theresa May and a former woman premier "Iron lady" Margaret Thatcher it ends up in the argument that the former is an unelected incumbent while Thatcher had been through the rough and tumble of elections and competitive politics.
"If they truly trusted the British people - and wanted to give them a real say over the future direction of this country - then they would have committed to a democratic vote on any final deal", she said.
As the PM hinted she may be ready to drop the pledge, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates urged her to stick to the target, which was put into law with the backing of the Tory-Liberal Democrat coalition in 2015.
"They want to unite together to divide our country and we will not let them do it".
Peers would also be forced to back the priorities under the Salisbury Convention, which means that the Lords will not try and vote down government plans mentioned in an election manifesto.
SNP Westminster leader Angus Robertson called on the Prime Minister to condemn newspaper headlines suggesting the election was an opportunity to "crush the saboteurs" of Brexit.
A failure to do so would give Mrs May, who has said "no deal is better than a bad deal", a "free hand" to pursue a "Brexit at any cost", with no option for the United Kingdom to change its mind about leaving the European Union if the exit terms are unpalatable.
President Trump's recent actions in the Middle East are "a welcome change", Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told U.S. The Syrian government has been locked in a six-year civil war against an array of opposition forces.
A Metropolitan Police statement said officers from the Extradition Unit arrested Mallya on an extradition warrant from India. Surjewala said the government's sincerity of objective would be proved only when Mallya and Modi are brought back to India.
The decision ends most regulatory requirements in almost all areas, but retains some price caps in areas with little competition. In his comments, Pai argued that while "price regulation is seductive", it poses a threat to competition and innovation.
Security has been high in France since Tuesday, when police apprehended two men suspected of plotting an imminent terror attack. The Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said both of the officers who were injured are doing better.
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Built with an Intel core i5 processor and Windows 10 operating system, Galaxy Book is designed for maximum productivity. Theres also a variant with 128 GB eMMC, and the device has a microSD slot that can give you up to 256 GB extra storage.
Department of Health and Human Services for the prevention and treatment of opioid abuse in Kansas, according to a news release. The funding was provided by the 21 Century Cures Act , which passed the Senate with Sen.
An email was sent to Unite members and staff in the West Midlands informing them that Mr Coyne had been suspended from his job. It is understood the move is linked to statements he made regardingMr McCluskey's purchase of a flat using union funds.
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Developing: French policeman killed in reporter Paris shooting
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Netanyahu criticizes Barghouti's New York Times op-ed
Hunger-striking Palestinians being held under administrative detention and Israeli authorities have negotiated deals in the past. In 2011, Israel swapped more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners for an Israeli soldier who had been held by Hamas for five years.
2 more charged in Michigan genital mutilation investigation
That girl's parents were interviewed by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents and described the procedure as a "cleansing". Some of the girls allegedly traveled to the clinic, which is midway between Detroit and Ann Arbor, from out of state.
US Federal Prosecutors Charge Israeli Man With JCC Bomb Threats
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Fire crews rush to calls in San Francisco outage
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President Trump welcomes Sarah Palin to White House
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