08May/15

Nationalists set to sweep Scotland but be shut out of UK govt

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (MAY 8, 2015) (ITN) – Scottish nationalists could take nearly every seat in Scotland but be shut out of any role in the British government, according to an exit poll after voting ended in Britain’s national election on Thursday (May 7).
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08May/15

UKIP’s Farage unfazed by exit poll, Johnson feels positive

Nigel Farage, the leader of the Euro-sceptic United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) puts on a brave face as his seat in parliament is believed to be far from certain, after vowing to step down as party leader if he doesn’t win his seat. London mayor Boris Johnson says the exit poll is positive but celebrations are premature until final results are released.

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08May/15

Counting gets underway in UK election

Counting gets underway in Britain’s national election, with exit polls indicating Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives are on course to win the most seats in parliament.

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07May/15

Smithsonian previews African American Museum collections

The Smithsonian Museum previews collections destined for the Museum of African-American History and Culture, which is slated to open in 2016.
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07May/15

Petition against actor Salman Khan’s interim bail filed in India’s apex court

A petition challenging the two-day interim bail granted to Bollywood actor Salman Khan – convicted in a hit-and-run case – is filed in India’s Supreme Court.

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07May/15

Angola preacher paraded, sect killings mystery remains

Popular anti-authority preacher Jose Kalupeteka is paraded in front of the media in a yellow prison jumpsuit following a raid by Angolan police in Mount Sumi. Human rights activists say that more than 1,000 civilians were killed by the police and military in a siege aimed at crushing a group that has defied the government.
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