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Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn casts doubt over Labour pledge to renew Trident

He said he supported military action "as a genuine last resort" but accused recent British and USA governments of "bomb first, talk later" policies. "And pandering to an erratic administration will not deliver stability", he said. The Prime Minister stepped up her attempts to win over traditional Labour voters as the election campaign reached its halfway point. He also said that if his party were to get a majority next month, his focus would have to be on "strengthening worldwide cooperation ...

Author: 0 UK: Labour's Corbyn launches manifesto 'for the many'

A draft version of the Labour manifesto was leaked last week. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn unveiled an election manifesto on Tuesday that calls for tax increases of almost £49 billion ($63 billion) a year. 'Labour will give HMRC the resources and skills necessary to clamp down hard on those unscrupulous few individuals and companies who seek to avoid the responsibilities that the rest of us meet, ' the manifesto stated.

Author: 0 Senate Judiciary Committee Demands Comey Docs - And Audio

Former FBI Director Robert Mueller says he accepts the responsibility of being appointed as a special counsel to oversee a federal investigation into potential coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign to influence the 2016 election.

Author: 0 Donald Trump demanded James Comey's loyalty and didn't get it

The Post says the Tweet that the Republican president posted Friday is "an apparent attempt to threaten Comey about 'leaking to the press'". When Comey refused to do so - Comey instead merely promised Trump that he would always be honest with him - Trump waited until later in the dinner and then repeated his request.

Author: 0 Israel 'shocked' over Trump aide's Western Wall comments

In a statement to the media Monday evening, summarizing Netanyahu's meetings with President Donald Trump on February 17 at the Oval Office, the Prime Minister's Office said that "as for moving the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , "the PM supports moving it".

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Author: 0 Israel seeks to contain fallout from Trump intel sharing

Russian Federation sees "political schizophrenia " in the US after alleged sharing of intelligence secrets by President Donald Trump with Moscow, President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday. "That-that's very bad from his side". It said that Trump told Lavrov about a specific IS bomb threat. Putin's offer was quickly brushed off - even laughed off - by lawmakers from both sides of the aisle.

Author: 0 Wisconsin Tornadoes Had Roots In Minnesota

The NWS says additional severe weather with heavy rain, strong winds, hail and tornados are possible across much of the state this afternoon and evening. The Storm Prediction Center , which specializes in forecasting and gathering data on tornadoes, says that high winds during a tornado can rip a mobile home without a foundation from its moorings.

Author: 0 Trump, Erdogan seek to strengthen ties: White House

On Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump greeted Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House. He said police were examining video to identify those responsible. He required five stitches in his nose, his lips were busted and he lost a tooth. He stressed that issues such as economic reform, support for U.S. -Turkey trade agreements, investments for technology companies, and agendas for global investment companies to increase their investments in Turkey would continue.

Global SKorea says it wants to reopen communications with North amid missile crisis
Author: 0 SKorea says it wants to reopen communications with North amid missile crisis

Under the leadership of third-generation dictator Kim Jong Un, North Korea has been speeding up its pursuit of a decades-long goal of developing nuclear-armed missiles capable of reaching the US mainland. Following a closed door UNSC meeting on Tuesday, the U.S. ambassador the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said China could be persuaded to impose fresh UN sanctions on North Korea.

Global Phone scam claiming to provide WannaCry ransomware supports
Author: 0 Phone scam claiming to provide WannaCry ransomware supports

According to Microsoft, computers affected by the so-called "ransomware" did not have security patches for various Windows versions installed or were running Windows XP, which the company no longer supports. "The Indian IT industry should be better placed than others (in handling the situation)". The systems run by the National Informatics Centre, which maintains the government's online infrastructure, were secure, the Minister said.

Global High possibility of conflict: S. Korean PM
Author: 0 High possibility of conflict: S. Korean PM

Lee said the two presidents could then have another bilateral summit around August 24th, when South Korea and China will mark the 25th anniversary of their bilateral diplomatic relations, adding he will discuss these possibilities during his talks with Xi.

Author: 0 Does US believe Western Wall is in Israel?

THE FACTS: Haley initially appeared to be voicing her personal view about the wall, but that's a distinction ambassadors don't get to make. The debate swirling around the Trump administration's position on Israel intensified in recent days when it was revealed that a senior member of the US delegation reportedly angrily shouted at his Israeli counterpart that the Western Wall was "part of the West Bank".

Global Head in the clouds: Dutch king was guest pilot for 21 years
Author: 0 Head in the clouds: Dutch king was guest pilot for 21 years

On staying incognito, he told De Telegraaf newspaper: "The advantage is that I can always say I am speaking on behalf of the captain and crew to welcome them on board, so I don't have to say my name". Willem-Alexander once said that if he had not been born in a palace, his dream would have been to fly a big passenger plane such as a Boeing 747, so it is no surprise that he intends to retrain for the updated plane.

Global Australian tax official charged in $123 million fraud probe
Author: 0 Australian tax official charged in $123 million fraud probe

He has been issued a notice to appear in court for abuse of public office on June 13. The Australian Taxation Office's Deputy Commissioner Michael Cranston is among those to be charged in connection with the alleged syndicate, which also allegedly involved his son.

Global S Korea: High possibility of conflict as North missile crisis builds
Author: 0 S Korea: High possibility of conflict as North missile crisis builds

South Korean Unification Ministry spokesman Lee Duk-haeng told reporters the government's most basic stance is that communication lines between South and North Korea should reopen. S.Korean president, Moon Jae-In. The summit, the first between the two leaders, will be held in Washington D.C. Moon's office said the event was aimed at "cementing personal ties" between the two.

Global Saudi Arabia gears up for Trump's summits with GCC, Arab leaders
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia gears up for Trump's summits with GCC, Arab leaders

President Donald Trump, who will also visit the country, Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour said on Wednesday. Saudi King Salman also expressed hope of a "historic" summit which will be held on Sunday between Arab and Muslim nations and US President Donald Trump will enhance ties and promote tolerance.

Author: 0 Preakness Stakes: Classic Empire ready for Round 2 against Always Dreaming

Hence was one of the colts whose poor start in the crowded Derby field over a sloppy track doomed him to a lackluster finish - he was 11th at Churchill Downs. He will be saddled indoors on Saturday, race day, while most of the other horses are saddled on the turf course. It's definitely possible he just didn't take to the off track at Churchill Downs.

Global Tillerson thanks Russian envoy for coming to DC
Author: 0 Tillerson thanks Russian envoy for coming to DC

In a Senate hearing on Monday, former acting attorney general Sally Yates said she warned the White House in January that Mr Flynn "essentially could be blackmailed" by the Russians because he apparently had lied to his bosses about his contacts with Mr Kislyak.

Global Haryana HBSE Plus 2 Class 12th results 2017 to be declared today
Author: 0 Haryana HBSE Plus 2 Class 12th results 2017 to be declared today

Candidates who had appeared for the examination in the month of March 2016 can check HBSE 12th Results 2017 from the official website or from the direct link provided below. Exam-tracking website India Results said the HBSE Class 12 result may be declared today at 4 pm while peers Exam Results and Jagran Josh said they may be declared on May 20.

Global Things to Know About the 'WannaCry' Ransomware Attack
Author: 0 Things to Know About the 'WannaCry' Ransomware Attack

The organisation also recommended that trusts ensure security software patches were up-to-date and that up-to-date virus software was also being used. In a blog post , Microsoft's president and chief legal officer, Brad Smith, likened the leak to a missile being stolen from the U.S. military: "An equivalent scenario with conventional weapons would be the United States military having some of its Tomahawk missiles stolen".

Author: 0 Trump to visit Jewish, Christian holy sites in Jerusalem

During a tour to prepare the visit, United States diplomats reportedly told Israeli officials that Trump's visit to the Western Wall would be private since Israel has no jurisdiction in the area, according to a report on Israel's Channel 2 TV news.

Author: 0 Venezuelans again shut down capital to protest government

A man sits on the side of a road during an opposition sit-in against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas , Venezuela , Monday, May 15, 2017. Demonstrators blame President Nicolas Maduro for the country's economic crisis, food shortages and indefinitely delayed elections .

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Author: 0 Australian PM "actively considering" North Atlantic Treaty Organisation request for additional troops in Afghanistan

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the alliance is considering sending several thousand more troops to Afghanistan, but not in a direct combat role. Forty two Australian troops have died in the country since the war started in 2001. Des Roches asked. "There are Pakistani safe havens whether it is due to Pakistani lack of ability or Pakistani collusion, and as long as they [Taliban] are fighting for their life, it seems unlikely that this will defeat them".

Author: 0 Labour loses power in Glasgow after nearly 40 years

But both were outstripped by the SNP, which added 31 councillors to win a total of 431 seats. "SNP councillors and SNP councils will put their communities and the people of Scotland first". Ukip's sole win was a gain from Labour in Lancashire, as its vote share collapsed nationally from from 22% to less than 5%. Labour leader Kezia Dugdale described the results as " obviously a disappointing election".

Author: 0 Trump mulling over Jerusalem embassy move: Tillerson

Trump has said he is committed to mediating a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians. It was the latest sign of the Israeli right's growing disenchantment with Trump after having rejoiced in his election. presidents would not be budged, such as the location of the United States embassy. In the other, billionaire mega-donor Sheldon Adelson, who contributed $5 million to President Trump's inauguration, in addition to $80 million to various GOP candidates in 2016 alone.

Author: 0 Congressman calls for Trump's impeachment on House floor

The Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee demanded Tuesday that the FBI turn over all documents it has relating to communications between President Donald Trump and former FBI Director James Comey . Trump fired Flynn on February 13, on grounds that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence and other officials about his contacts with Russians. "Memos, transcripts, tapes - the list keeps getting longer", he said.

Author: 0 Edouard Philippe named new French PM

Philippe has taken over from his predecessor Bernard Cazeneuve. He was a socialist in his younger days before switching his allegiances to the right. Pro-European Goulard has been a member of the European Parliament since 2009 and also worked as a political advisor to the European Commission president from 2001 to 2004.

Author: 0 Oil flat, watching for U.S. inventory data, OPEC news

Members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed in November to cut 1.2 million barrels a day of oil production. Crude oil edged higher on Tuesday, solidifying big gains achieved a day earlier. The agency trimmed its estimate for first-half global demand growth by 115,000 barrels a day, citing weaker consumption in "previously solid countries" like India and the US, yet kept the full-year growth forecast steady.

Global North Korea: Ballistic missile test successful
Author: 0 North Korea: Ballistic missile test successful

North Korea's long-term bid to develop a credible nuclear attack threat to the USA mainland saw it launch Sunday what appeared to be its longest-range missile yet. Amid condemnation in Seoul, Tokyo and Washington, a jubilant North Korean leader Kim Jong Un promised more nuclear and missile tests and warned that his country's weapons could strike the United States mainland and Pacific holdings.

Global England's emergency units open 'as normal' again after cyber attack
Author: 0 England's emergency units open 'as normal' again after cyber attack

While the attack that emerged Friday, hitting companies and governments around the world, ebbed in intensity Monday, experts warned that new versions of the virus could emerge. "We believe the recent ransomware attack could accelerate the Windows upgrade cycle for enterprises, which would drive further upside to Office 365 Commercial MAUs [monthly active users] beyond what is now factored into our estimates", he added.

Global Saudi Arabia counting down the seconds until Trump arrives
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia counting down the seconds until Trump arrives

National Security Advisor HR confirmed that Trump would address a gathering of Muslim leaders on his hopes for a peaceful vision of Islam . Announcing his trip, he said he wanted to "begin to construct a new foundation of cooperation and support with our Muslim allies to combat extremism, terrorism and violence, and to embrace a more just and hopeful future for young Muslims in their countries".

Global Consternation on Capitol Hill over Trump's Russian Federation meeting
Author: 0 Consternation on Capitol Hill over Trump's Russian Federation meeting

Trump's national security advisor, H. R. McMaster , on Tuesday told reporters "what the president shared was totally appropriate" and said he "in no way compromised any sources of methods" of intelligence gathering. The Times characterized White House staff as being "besieged" and still trying to contain fallout from when Trump abruptly fired FBI director James Comey - who was spearheading an investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation - last week.

Global Starnes: Dems, RINOs and Mainstream Media Want to Overthrow Trump White House
Author: 0 Starnes: Dems, RINOs and Mainstream Media Want to Overthrow Trump White House

OTTAWA-Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says allied countries must "properly respect" Canadian values when handling intelligence shared by Canada's spy agencies, as the fallout from U.S. John McCain, R-Ariz., called the reports "deeply disturbing" and said they could affect the willingness of US allies and partners to share intelligence with the U.S.

Global PM invites new president of South Korea to India
Author: 0 PM invites new president of South Korea to India

Trump has raised the possibility of military action and pushed for tougher economic sanctions and new diplomatic measures to force North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons program. The election of South Korea's new president, Moon Jae-in, has given fresh hope of a thawing in relations with China , which have recently been strained due to the deployment of a controversial missile defence system in South Korea.

Author: 0 Has the NBA Draft Lottery Screwed the Phoenix Suns

In some light-hearted humor on Twitter, the Sixers trolled an initial Lakers tweet with this gloroious GIF of Joel Embiid . With more than an hour before the ping-pong balls were drawn, a victor seemingly emerged. Hinkie also worked out trades that sent KJ McDaniels, Thaddeus Young, Evan Turner and Spencer Hawes out of town for rent-a-players and draft pick assets.

Author: 0 Paul Ryan: 'We need the facts' on Russia Investigation

And he adopted a skeptical tone toward the reports that have the White House in chaos and lawmakers scrambling to respond. Later, the Senate judiciary committee whose subcommittee is also investigating Russian meddling into the United States election, requested that the FBI "provide all memos relating to former FBI Director Comey's interactions with his superiors in both the Trump and Obama administrations", according to a statement.

Author: 0 Paul Ryan: 'We need the facts' before rushing to judgment

Kinzinger added that he has not lost faith in the Congressional investigations into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, but stressed, "We need honest, non-political answers". Rep. Al Geen, D-Texas, called for Trump's impeachment on the House floor Wednesday morning. Congressional investigators are seeking Comey's memos, as well as documents from the Justice Department related to the firing.

Global World Leaders Condemn North Korea Missile Test
Author: 0 World Leaders Condemn North Korea Missile Test

A South Korean government minister has said North Korea's missile program is progressing faster than expected , just hours after the UN Security Council demanded the reclusive country to halt all nuclear and ballistic missile tests. South Korea's newly elected President Moon Jae-in, who is seeking deeper engagement with the North, said it was a "reckless provocation" while China, North Korea's only real ally, is urging restraint.

Global Nikki Haley Tells Countries to Choose Between US, North Korea
Author: 0 Nikki Haley Tells Countries to Choose Between US, North Korea

Admiral Harry Harris, who heads the Pacific Command, spoke during a visit to Japan after North Korea's latest ballistic missile test raised further alarm over the pace of its weapons development. Ambassador Nikki Haley made the comments Tuesday, two days after Kim Jong Un's regime launched a rocket it said could carry a "large-size heavy nuclear warhead".

Author: 0 France's new president wastes no time: names PM, sees Merkel

Philippe is "a prime minister who will bring everyone together around a progressive, daring, unifying programme", said Gerard Collomb, the Socialist mayor of Lyon and one of the earliest backers of Macron. He is the first president of modern France to come neither from the mainstream left nor the right parties. Philippe is the mayor of the Normandy port of Le Havre, a trained lawyer and an author of political thrillers.

Global Sean Spicer Wants You to Know That the Tweet Speaks for Itself
Author: 0 Sean Spicer Wants You to Know That the Tweet Speaks for Itself

The decision to fire Comey amid an ongoing FBI investigation into ties between the Russian government and members of Trump's 2016 campaign has raised concerns that Trump was trying to undermine a probe that could threaten his presidency. He also suggested accuracy might be improved by handing out written responses rather than holding press briefings. But on Friday, before a tour of the Thomas Built Buses manufacturing plant, Burr said that, as things stand, Trump apparently was not involved ...

Author: 0 New Orleans Uproots Third Confederate Statue In Early Morning Operation

Civil District Court Judge Kern Reese denied the request later that day, and on May 10 he declined to grant Marksbury's request for a preliminary injunction. A saw cut into the statue's base where it meets the pedestal as crews hovered above in cherry pickers to strap Beauregard to a crane using yellow straps.

Author: 0 Iran Moderates Rally Round Rouhani to Oppose Hardliners

Raisi and Ghalibaf have criticized Rouhani for not delivering on the promises he made when his administration signed the nuclear deal with the United States and other major powers. Rouhani's win in 2013 was a surprise landslide in the first round, but disappointment with his economic and social achievements and a low turnout might necessitate a second round.

Author: 0 Cornyn one of 11 Federal Bureau of Investigation options for Trump

The lengthy roster of potential candidates to replace ousted FBI Director James Comey is slimming, with Sen. Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN) issued a statement Wednesday, calling for the Russian Federation investigation to continue, while also supporting the President's decision to replace Comey.

Author: 0 Disputes Arise between Netanyahu, Trump over Relocation of US Embassy

Adelson, who cut a $5 million check to President Donald Trump's inauguration, was miffed that Tillerson remained noncommittal about moving the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem during his appearance on " Meet The Press " on Sunday. The summary said that "Dermer explained why moving the embassy would help advance peace and not the opposite", and that "this is the clear and consistent position of Prime Minister Netanyahu ".

Global Comey not anxious about possible Trump tapes
Author: 0 Comey not anxious about possible Trump tapes

He also specifically brought up the ongoing Russian Federation investigation. Democratic Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi of IL, who serves on the House Oversight Committee, sent a letter to White House Counsel Don McGahn on Friday afternoon asking for copies of any tapes involving conversations with Comey that might exist, according to a report by NPR .

Global Putin condemns North Korea missile test
Author: 0 Putin condemns North Korea missile test

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is condemning the latest North Korean ballistic missile test as a violation of Security Council resolutions and a threat to peace and security in the region. The United Nations Security Council is due to meet Tuesday to discuss North Korea's latest missile launch , diplomats said on Sunday, which was requested by the United States and allies South Korea and Japan.