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Author: 0 Poll Suggests Theresa May Will Lose Her Majority

Converting percentages to numbers, PM May's Conservative Party, while remaining the biggest party, might lose as much as 20 seats, down from 330 to 310, in the upcoming general election . Jeremy Corbyn is on his highest ever rating at 30 per cent. Jeremy Corbyn has accused Theresa May of risking a "jobs meltdown" as the two main party leaders clashed over their rival plans for Brexit .

Author: 0 Iranian General: US-Saudi Arms Deal to Jeopardize Regional Security

In his tweet today, Zarif said that the United States may be "milking" Saudi Arabia of Dollars 480 billion after Washington signed major deals with Tehran's Gulf rival. Drive them out! Drive them out of your places of worship! "Drive them out of your holy land and drive them out of this Earth". First Lady Melania Trump has visited an worldwide school in Saudia Arabia, spending time with young students.

Global Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus elected as new WHO Director
Author: 0 Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus elected as new WHO Director

Tedros - who campaigned under his first name - ultimately beat David Nabarro , the British candidate, after two rounds of voting by winning 121 votes. She had reason to be on the defensive: During her tenure, WHO faced crushing criticism for its handling of several health emergencies, but none more than the West Africa Ebola epidemic that killed more than 11,300 people between late 2013 and early past year.

Author: 0 United States launches NAFTA 90-day renegotiation countdown

With a letter to American lawmakers, USA trade representative Robert Lighthizer said he triggered a 90-day consultation period with Congress, industries and the American public that would allow talks over one of the world's biggest trading blocs to begin by August 16th.

Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron says Donald Trump handshake was 'moment of truth'

In an interview with Journal du Dimanche , Macron said the handshake was to show he did not make small concessions and to command respect. "It wasn't the Alpha and the Omega of politics, but a moment of truth ". According to the Washington Post , Macron chose to give Trump's hand an equally enthusiastic pump after he was given a heads-up about Trump's habit by the French ambassador to the US, Gerard Araud .

Author: 0 Trump decides on Paris climate accord

The permutations of how Trump could manage the withdrawal are many. Trump has repeatedly expressed doubts about climate change , at times calling it a hoax to weaken United States industry. "The declines in USA emissions in the last decade have largely happened without strong climate policies, and a withdrawal from the Paris Agreement may have minimal effect on US emissions but give a hit to global morale".

Global Man arrested over Manchester bombing released
Author: 0 Man arrested over Manchester bombing released

Of the 16 people originally held following the bombing on May 22, 10 remain in custody for questioning following a series of raids across the country. Two men aged 20 and 24 from Fallowfield and a man, 34, from Blackley have now been released without charge. Counterterrorism cops have arrested suspects around Greater Manchester - and as far away as Warwickshire and Sussex - since the atrocity.

Author: 0 Iraqi forces push into 3 neighborhoods in western Mosul

Recapturing them will pave the way for Iraqi forces, backed by US-led coalition airstrikes, to begin a final push for the Old City. The full liberation of Mosul would likely spell the end for the Iraqi half of Daesh's so-called caliphate.

Author: 0 General Election: Five key seats to watch in 8 June poll

Other opinion polls during the past 10 days have shown the Conservatives' lead over Labour in terms of public support fall away, though the extent of the decline is sensitive to assumptions over how likely different age groups are to vote.

Global 'Covfefe': Twitter scrambles to 'figure out the true meaning' of Trump typo
Author: 0 'Covfefe': Twitter scrambles to 'figure out the true meaning' of Trump typo

When asked in the past about other Trump tweets, White House spokesman Sean Spicer has said the posts speak for themselves. The tweet remained visible on his timeline for approximately five hours before it was deleted. Trump himself joined in the fun Wednesday morning, challenging his Twitter followers to figure out the "true meaning" of the made-up word. Griffin is a stand-up comedian who co-hosted CNN's New Year's Eve coverage.

Global CNN fires Kathy Griffin from New Year's gig after controversial Trump photo
Author: 0 CNN fires Kathy Griffin from New Year's gig after controversial Trump photo

Griffin's annual partner for those Times Square telecasts, CNN correspondent Anderson Cooper, weighed in with his own reprimand: "For the record, I am appalled by the photo shoot Kathy Griffin took part in", he tweeted . Then she held up her trophy and said, "Suck it, Jesus". Jennings did not seem at all cowed by Donald Trump, Jr's response, hitting back with 'I will kill as many white rhinos as it takes to prove my masculinity to Donald Trump Jr'.

Author: 0 Macron arrives in Mali for visit to French troops

President Macron, who is scheduled to spend four hours with the French Special Forces, will deliver a speech and hold a tete-a-tete meeting with President Ibrahima Boubacar, according to reliable sources. German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, left, and Bruno Le Maire, right, Economy minister of France address the media during a joint press conference after a meeting in Berlin, Germany, Monday, May 22, 2017.

Global Sterling drops on fears Tories could fail to win an outright majority
Author: 0 Sterling drops on fears Tories could fail to win an outright majority

This follows new polling data from YouGov which suggests the Conservatives could lose 30 seats in next week's election , bringing their total to 310 - 16 shy of the 326 required to hold a majority. The Tories had enjoyed a healthy lead over their rivals in the polls, placing the party in pole position to return a healthy majority in the snap election on June 8.

Global White House Press Secretary offers bizarre explanation for meaning of 'covfefe'
Author: 0 White House Press Secretary offers bizarre explanation for meaning of 'covfefe'

Deferring all questions on an investigative matter is not unprecedented. Special counsel Lanny Davis handled those. "Because he is the greatest communicator, as a president, we've ever had", he added . Trump has yet to sign a major piece of legislation, and he is now facing a series of major decisions, including withdrawing from the Paris climate accord, increasing troops in Afghanistan and naming a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director.

Global Corbyn, others attack May in United Kingdom election debate
Author: 0 Corbyn, others attack May in United Kingdom election debate

May had agreed to participate in a televised town hall interview broadcast by Channel 4 News and Sky on Monday on the condition that she will not be on stage at the same time as her rival. Lucas also took issue with May's absence and said the "first rule of leadership is to show up". As the debate drew to a close , Mr Nuttall concluded by boasting: "We have been proven right on Brexit, proved right on immigration, proved right on grammar schools, proved right on protecting our police and ...

Global Activists investigating Ivanka brands in China arrested, missing
Author: 0 Activists investigating Ivanka brands in China arrested, missing

The New York-based labor-watch group has also exposed workplace violations at Chinese Apple factories and the factories of suppliers to Samsung and Walt Disney . Hua was detained last week after he attempted to travel to Hong Kong to publicize the findings, Amnesty International said. One of the activists, Su Heng, had been working undercover as an employee at the factory for a month.

Global Hit or miss, missile defence test is a key milestone
Author: 0 Hit or miss, missile defence test is a key milestone

The test cost US$244 million, including the GBI ($75 million) and the target ICBM. The MDA Director, Vice Admiral Jim Syring called the test a critical milestone, as it demonstrates that the United States has a capable and credible deterrent against a real threat.

Global Trump to announce decision on climate change today
Author: 0 Trump to announce decision on climate change today

Under Obama, Washington had pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26-28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025. His appeal suggested that if the USA, the world's biggest carbon emitter after China, was to quit the deal, the onus would be on other key players like China, India and the European Union to do more to fight global warming.

Global Poll predicts losses for Tories leading to hung parliament
Author: 0 Poll predicts losses for Tories leading to hung parliament

The newspaper, which publishes YouGov's regular opinion polls , said the new election model was based on voting intention data collected over the past week which put support for the Conservatives at 42 per cent with Labour on 38 per cent, a narrower gap than any recent polls.

Author: 0 Senate panel eager to hear from Comey, given OK to testify

On Wednesday, various news outlets reported that the intelligence committee had subpoenaed three former Obama administration officials to address Nunes' allegations. The department official spoke on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to publicly announce the appointment. Trump made a similar claim in a tweet early Tuesday: "Russian officials must be laughing at the U.S.

Author: 0 Trump revealed personal phone number to world leaders

Comey, the Federal Bureau of Investigation director he fired on May 9? Trump has struggled more than most recent presidents to keep his conversations with world leaders private. Spicer referred to Kasowitz as "White House counsel", although Kasowitz - Mr. Trump's longtime attorney - is being retained as part of an outside legal team to represent him in the investigation into Russian interference in the election.

Global White House Insists
Author: 0 White House Insists "Covfefe" Is Real-and Trump Insiders Know What It

Presumably it will be the Trump White House's "war room" that will be tasked with responding to and communicating about the investigation. After U.S. President Donald Trump , along with many others, was understandably disgusted this week by a photo of Kathy Griffin in which she is seen holding a prop resembling a bloodied and beheaded version of the president's head.

Author: 0 CNN fires Kathy Griffin over Donald Trump photo

She has been banned from numerous talk shows and performance venues, censored at award ceremonies and reprimanded by CNN for dropping an f-bomb on live TV while hosting the network's New Year's eve countdown with anchor Anderson Cooper .

Author: 0 Donald Trump pulling U.S. out of Paris climate deal

President Trump, in a sharp reversal of Obama administration policy, is expected to announce the USA withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement despite an appeal by European leaders to stick with the global treaty that would limit the emission of greenhouse gases.

Author: 0 Trump to announce decision on Paris climate pact today

Premier Li Keqiang said it was in China's own interest to do so, and urged other countries to do likewise. By involving all nations in voluntary measures to cut greenhouse gases, Paris built on the 1997 Kyoto Protocol, which had limits only for industrial countries.

Author: 0 Why Middle East peace

Donald Trump made no secret during the presidential campaign of his disdain for America's trading partners, his skepticism of longtime alliances and his eagerness to refocus USA foreign policy on the single-minded pursuit of American security.

Author: 0 Hillary Clinton slams Democratic party for loss in election

Speaking about the Republican operation, Clinton said it was far superior to what she had to work with. The former Secretary of State said technology was "weaponized politically" during the election and used against her. Trump eventually issued another tweet, ostensibly addressing those who lost it over the typo: "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"???" Clinton even suggested she lost because no one thought she would.

Global Goldman Sachs condemned for buoying Venezuela with $2.8bn bond purchase
Author: 0 Goldman Sachs condemned for buoying Venezuela with $2.8bn bond purchase

President Nicolas Maduro's opponents accuse him of repressing protesters who are calling for elections to remove him from office. And the death toll has mounted. "Given the unconstitutional nature of Nicolas Maduro's administration, its unwillingness to hold democratic elections and its systematic violation of human rights, I am dismayed that Goldman Sachs chose to enter this transaction", he added.

Author: 0 Trump global warming announcement out Thursday

Several US news outlets incuding Politico and Axios cited unnamed White House officials for reports that Trump was planning to pull out of the deal. would have to stay with it until November 2019. Trump has repeatedly expressed doubts about climate change, at times calling it a hoax to weaken USA industry.

Author: 0 The 5 Hot Takes You Need To Unpack Trump's 'Covfefe' Tweet

It was not about jobs or "fake news". He lashed out at the government's Russian Federation investigation as a "Witch Hunt!" It's like covfefe . Trending! Now that we have all basked in the greatness of the cofveve meme, we unfortunately have to return to the reality of the Trump presidency.

Author: 0 Explosions, gunshots heard at resort in Philippines capital

One video posted on Twitter showed crowds of people rushing out Resorts World late at night and in another the sound of weapons being fired could be heard. Resorts World Manila, also known as RWM, is a resort complex in Newport City with numerous hotels, restaurants and bars. The Philippines is now battling Islamic State militants in the south of the country.

Author: 0 Trump waives law requiring US move its embassy to Jerusalem

According to a senior administration official, Trump still supports moving the embassy to Jerusalem, but believes now may not be the right time to do so becuase it might harm the chances of peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians.

Global Soros says Brexit talks could last five years, risks distracting EU
Author: 0 Soros says Brexit talks could last five years, risks distracting EU

The European Commission backed alternative options to referendums in order to pass major changes needed to deepen the Economic and Monetary Union amid "broader questioning" about the single currency. He wrote: "The European Union was meant to be a voluntary association of like-minded states that were willing to surrender part of their sovereignty for the common good".

Global Convicted former Auschwitz guard dies in Germany at 95
Author: 0 Convicted former Auschwitz guard dies in Germany at 95

Andreas Scharmer , Hanning's lawyer, told the Associated Press that his client died on May 30 but declined to give further details about the cause of death. "I have remained silent all of my life", Hanning said in court, reading from a written statement . He was injured during the war when he was hit in the head and leg by shrapnel from a grenade while fighting in Kiev in 1941.

Global Pelosi says Paris pact pullout 'grave threat'
Author: 0 Pelosi says Paris pact pullout 'grave threat'

Scientists say that Earth is likely to reach more unsafe levels of warming sooner if the USA retreats from its pledge because America contributes so much to rising temperatures. The UNFCCC has almost universal membership and provides the underlying framework for global cooperation to combat climate change. That post includes a video link to an impassioned speech that Guterres gave on Tuesday, when he called on the world to intensify action to combat climate change.

Global Obamas purchase their D.C. home for $8.1 million
Author: 0 Obamas purchase their D.C. home for $8.1 million

They chose to stay in the DC area while their younger daughter, Sasha , finishes high school, so that they don't uproot her life. The former first couple has done a lot of travelling since Mr Obama handed over the presidency to the NY billionaire.

Author: 0 Who's who in the Russia investigation?

Kushner's connection with the Russian Federation probe was alleged in a Washington Post report while Trump was on a nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe. may not be true, they might be working you, but that's the whole point". The wider investigation into Russia's alleged election meddling is being led by Robert Mueller , a respected former FBI director who was given broad powers to pursue the case as a special counsel.

Global Egypt Strikes Libya Camps After Minya Attack
Author: 0 Egypt Strikes Libya Camps After Minya Attack

On Friday, the terrorist attack took place close to the St. Samuel the Confessor Monastery. Persecution and discrimination against Egypt's Coptic Christians has spiked since the toppling of Hosni Mubarak's regime in 2011. FILE PHOTO: Monks look at an armed policeman following an attack by gunmen on a group of Coptic Christians travelling to a monastery in southern Egypt, in Minya, May 26, 2017.

Global Portland Murder Suspect Believes Stabbings Were 'An Act Of Patriotism'
Author: 0 Portland Murder Suspect Believes Stabbings Were 'An Act Of Patriotism'

You've got no safe place! You should all attend the Free Speech Rally at Montavilla if you value your rights. On Tuesday, Deliverance penned down an open letter to the President of the United States Donald Trump , urging him to "encourage all Americans to protect and watch out for one another", and to "condemn any acts of violence, which result directly from hate speech and hate groups".

Global 300000 evacuated as cyclone nears Bangladesh
Author: 0 300000 evacuated as cyclone nears Bangladesh

All flights from Chittagong's Shah Amanat International Airport were cancelled from Tuesday morning to this afternoon. Bangladesh's Cyclone Preparedness programme head had earlier told EFE that 56,000 volunteers had helped in the evacuation in 18 coastal districts of the country.

Global Trump aide says 'small group' gets Trump tweet
Author: 0 Trump aide says 'small group' gets Trump tweet

For Trump and Spicer in the age of digital and social media, this "is not an issue that can be avoided by having your lawyer do the talking", Mark Hass, Arizona State University Professor of Practice in Strategic Communications, told VOA.

Global Out Eating Golgappas, BJP Leader Robbed Of Laptop, Camera
Author: 0 Out Eating Golgappas, BJP Leader Robbed Of Laptop, Camera

The BJP leader has filed a complaint at Saket police station. He called the police who took down his statement and registered a case. The robbers are yet to be identified. "The two youths were walking towards the bike with alcohol bottles in their hands", claimed Jolly.He said the couple that had alerted him abo. "I am shocked.

Global Trump To Announce If He's In Or Out Of Paris Accord
Author: 0 Trump To Announce If He's In Or Out Of Paris Accord

USA businesses including Exxon Mobil and even a coal company are urging Trump to stay in the accord because there are billions of dollars at stake in clean energy investment. Tesla boss Elon Musk has threatened to leave Donald Trump's advisory board if the United States drops out of the Paris climate deal, amid reports the President is set to go through with his campaign promise to withdraw .

Global Rajasthan PTET Result 2017 Declared, Check At Ptet2017.com
Author: 0 Rajasthan PTET Result 2017 Declared, Check At Ptet2017.com

They all attended for the exam . MDSU has set up 62 examination centers for the B.A./B.Sc. B.Ed. entrance test, while PTET 2017 will be sorted out at around 602 test focuses over the State, as the quantity of competitors is too high. PTET result 2017 have been declared for Rajasthan Pre Teacher Education Test. For admissions to approximately 95 thousand seats in Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) course, MDSU had conducted the entrance test in May.

Global EC gets 14 EVMs from UP, Punjab, U'khand for hacking challenge
Author: 0 EC gets 14 EVMs from UP, Punjab, U'khand for hacking challenge

Election Commission is running away from a no-holds-barred hackathon, said AAP. After the Election Commission of Indian (EC) refused Aam Aadmi Party's request of tampering with the motherboard, the party has now decided tamperings own EVM challenge on June 3, reported news agency ANI.

Global Does Jared Kushner yearn for return to his old, cushier life?
Author: 0 Does Jared Kushner yearn for return to his old, cushier life?

He added that the 36-year-old, who has a portfolio ranging from Middle East peace to streamlining the federal bureaucracy, is "respected by virtually everyone" and "is a very good person". Jared Kushner , the senior adviser and son-in-law to President Donald Trump . Lindsey Graham cast a doubt on reports targeting the White House senior adviser.

Author: 0 New attack on ISIS in offensive to retake Mosul

Eight months into the Mosul campaign, IS fighters have been dislodged from all of the city except an enclave by the western bank of the Tigris River. "We are going to squash the enemy's ability to give some indication that they're - that they have invulnerability, that they can exist, that they can send people off to Istanbul, to Belgium, to Great Britain and kill people with impunity", Mattis said.

Global British PM May could lose majority in June 8 election: YouGov projection
Author: 0 British PM May could lose majority in June 8 election: YouGov projection

During a visit to Plymouth Fisheries, where she met local fishermen, Mrs May said: "The only poll that matters is the one that's going to take place on June 8 and then people will have a choice as to who they want to see as leader, who they want to see as prime minister taking this country forward in the future, me or Jeremy Corbyn ".

Author: 0 Staff shakeup looms in U.S. White House

He added that it is "very possible that those sources don't exist but are made up by fake news writers". Instead, Homeland Security Secretary John F. "They need to quarantine this stuff and put the investigations in a separate communications operation", said Jack Quinn, who served as White House counsel for President Bill Clinton.

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