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May and Corbyn set out opposing European Union 'no deal' stances

May and Corbyn set out opposing European Union 'no deal' stances Perhaps most notable in the Prime Minister's performance was the absence of the key campaigning soundbite that has come to dominate this election - "strong and stable" - which peppered the Tory manifesto but wasn't uttered once during the debate. [Full Article...]

ISIS claims responsibility for London attack

And on Sunday he tweeted: "We must stop being politically correct and get down to the business of security for our people". "We cannot and must not pretend that things can continue as they are", she said. The ban has been blocked in the courts and Trump's legal team has asked the Supreme Court to reinstate it. Secondly, she said we need to shut down the " safe space " the internet is providi... [Full Article...]

Pence hits media circuit to defend Trump's Paris accord exit

President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw met immediate backlash both domestically and overseas. Trump's decision means the US will no longer be dropping billions of dollars into the Green Climate Fund. " He said that he's going to put jobs and the environment first", Pruitt replied. EPA administrator Scott Pruitt spent a press briefing Friday dodging questions about whether ... [Full Article...]

A look at what is and isn't known about the London attack

According to Rowley, within eight minutes police had been dispatched, confronted the three male suspects, and shot them. Four police officers were injured in the attack, two were off-duty. Prime Minister Theresa May delivered a response to the attacks, claiming that " enough is enough ", and recognizing that the way Islamic extremism has been handled so far is not the right approach. [Full Article...]

Why Corbyn's surge could be good news for sterling

Why Corbyn's surge could be good news for sterling In the 2015 election, the Conservative Party won 331 seats in the 650-member House of Commons, Labour won 232 and the Scottish National Party 56. A survey conducted by YouGov for The Times has suggested that Theresa May may fall short of a majority, in a shocking blow to the Conservative party. [Full Article...]

Open to review of cattle slaughter rules: Centre

Open to review of cattle slaughter rules: Centre The central government announced the ban last week, claiming it would "stop unregulated animal trade". There have been mass protests across the country with states refusing to comply with the order because this is a topic that comes under the State list and the Centre has no right to interfere in governing these aspects. [Full Article...]

ECOWAS Gives Agreement in Principle to Morocco's Adhesion

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Senegal's President Macky Sall announced on Sunday that the diplomatic crisis between the two countries has ended. He boasted that Israel was on its way to ending African nations' knee-jerk support for the Palestinians at the United Nations and other global forums. [Full Article...]

Korea Fires 9th Missile Provoking US to Ready 3 Aircraft Carriers

Korea Fires 9th Missile Provoking US to Ready 3 Aircraft Carriers According to the South Korean military, the fired weapon appears to have been a Scud-type missile. Besides its regular ballistic missile test-launches, the North carried out two nuclear tests previous year, in January and September. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has vowed to field a nuclear-armed missile that is capable of reaching USA territory. "The North [Korea] should stop all provocat... [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Thinking of Moving Back to NYC

Jared Kushner, an Orthodox Jew whose wife Ivanka is one of Trump's five children, is a real estate and media tycoon who was appointed senior White House adviser, with a wide-ranging remit which includes the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Kushner's lawyer has also publicly said the president's son-in-law is "willing to cooperate in the probe". Kushner, Trump added, is "respected by virtually everyon... [Full Article...]

Canadian man mows lawn with tornado behind him

Canadian man mows lawn with tornado behind him After her daughter seemed anxious, Cecilia came outside to check on her husband, who continued mowing with a tornado behind him. Despite a massive tornado looming nearby Friday evening, Theunis Wessels carried on with his chores. When his wife, Cecilia, saw him cutting the grass with the tornado at his back, she snapped a dramatic photo. Environment Canada says it received a report of a to... [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande, Pittsburgh Rapper Mac Miller Sing For Manchester

Justin Bieber and Coldplay are also scheduled to perform. " Manchester we're strong. we're still singing our song", he sang with the audience of 50,000. As the revellers headed off into the night, chants of " Manchester we're strong" and " Don't Look Back In Anger " could be heard off into the distance affirming, we will stand strong, we stand together. [Full Article...]

Gulf states, Egypt cut ties with Qatar

The three Gulf states announced the closure of transport ties with Qatar and gave Qatari visitors and residents two weeks to leave their countries. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed their ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting terrorism , in an unprecedented breach between the most powerful members of the Gulf Cooperation Council. [Full Article...]

British Police Arrest 12 In Connection With London Terror Attacks

British Police Arrest 12 In Connection With London Terror Attacks Police said a van plowed into pedestrians on London Bridge, then drove to the nearby Borough Market where the assailants went on a stabbing rampage. The brutal London Bridge and Borough Market attacks are the third terror incident in the United Kingdom in three months. Twenty-one remained in critical condition Sunday. [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande benefit concert in Manchester

Grande, wearing a baggy " One Love Manchester " sweat shirt and a pair of sweat trousers, invited students from Manchester's Parrs Wood High School to perform with her on stage. Twenty three adults and children were killed, and more than 100 wounded last month, when Salman Ramadan Abedi detonated an explosive device at the exit of the Manchester Arena, just as thousands of fans were leaving ... [Full Article...]

House Intelligence Committee issues subpoenas in Russian Federation investigation

The development comes amid news the House Intelligence Committee has compiled a list of more than twenty people who members would like to testify in the probe. The concocted character of the "scandal" over back channels with Russia is of a piece with the fabricated nature of the entire anti-Russian narrative. [Full Article...]

France, India to cooperate in fighting climate change

France, India to cooperate in fighting climate change For me and Indians preserving environment is an article of faith. He said, the Paris agreement reflects the duty towards protecting the Earth and the natural resources. The minister is in the state for a two-day visit for a party meet. Referring to climate change and terrorism as two major challenges before the world, Modi said, "We cannot see the danger of climate change but we can see the ... [Full Article...]

UK Conservatives pledge no tax hike for top earners as vote nears

UK Conservatives pledge no tax hike for top earners as vote nears We demand a fairer society, #ForTheMany , not the few. May faced a string of awkward questions from members of the public on Friday, including a challenge from a nurse, Victoria Davey, who left the leader faltering after confronting her over the one per cent pay increase of NHS staff, the Guardian reported on Friday. [Full Article...]

Germany, China vow to deepen partnership amid global uncertainty

Merkel said she wanted European Union talks with China on an investment deal to make quick progress and that this would be a precondition to any free trade deal negotiations. "If you don't have a country that emits 28 percent of worldwide emissions (in the accord), you can not be efficient". And Mr Li appeared to reference a past claim by Mr Trump that climate change was a "hoax" perpetrat... [Full Article...]

Boeing, Lockheed Martin expect to get $78bn from Saudi deal

Boeing, Lockheed Martin expect to get $78bn from Saudi deal The Iranian spokesman then noted that such recurring allegations against Iran just a few days after United States president's trip to Saudi Arabia was not unexpected, because Washington should have reciprocated following the extravagance of Saudi officials during Donald Trump's visit . [Full Article...]

Vehicle rams into pedestrians on London Bridge

Vehicle rams into pedestrians on London Bridge It was a rampage really", he said, adding that he also heard a shout of: "This is for Allah". London's mayor, Sadiq Khan , said it was "a deliberate and cowardly attack on innocent Londoners", but the capital remained the "safest global city" and Londoners would not be cowed by terrorism. [Full Article...]


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