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UK election goes from dull to dramatic as contest tightens

When Theresa May announced the snap election , the ruling Tory party enjoyed a 24 point lead in the polls and it was greeted with much optimism that a greater majority would be beneficial for the PM in negotiating the UK's exit from the EU. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom police make 9th arrest over Manchester terror attack, election campaigning resumes

United Kingdom police make 9th arrest over Manchester terror attack, election campaigning resumes Police say he was part of a network and they are racing to track down his links. When she attends the G7 summit in Italy on Friday, she said she would head up a discussion on counter-terrorism "and on how we will work together to prevent the plotting of terrorist attacks". [Full Article...]

Mighty Amla erases Kohli from record books yet again

Mighty Amla erases Kohli from record books yet again Proteas run machine achieved the feat during the third and final ODI between South Africa and England at Lord's during a modest chase of 154 in an inconsequential third ODI. Amla also holds the record of being the fastest to get to 6,000 runs, in his 23rd once again, going past Kohli. Throughout the IPL, Amla scored big score, and also he scored fastly. [Full Article...]

Homeland Security Secretary defends plan for Russia back channel

The meeting was also attended by former national security adviser Michael Flynn , but both Kushner and Flynn were still just private citizens at the time . Even when authorized, top officials in the Trump White House frequently request anonymity to brief reporters "on background", meaning their names will not be disclosed. [Full Article...]

Trump in new attack on German trade tactics and defence spend

President Trump criticized leaders at a dedication ceremony at the new North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters in Brussels, May 25, saying they need to increase financial contributions to combat "the threat of terrorism ". "That's a good relationship and there are few leaders as committed to the transatlantic relationship as Merkel is to the friendship of the United States ", Wettig co... [Full Article...]

The Subaru BRZ STI is happening

The Subaru BRZ STI is happening Rival makes like the Ford Focus RS are already leaping past the WRX STI on the performance charts and there is nothing Subaru can do about it unless they apply a new mill on their poster vehicle. Most intriguingly, there's a taped-over STI badge on the decklid. The WRX STI was tuned to compete in Nurburgring 24-hour challenge but it has failed to finish off the track after 21 hours of racing. [Full Article...]

Trump Expected to Withdraw US From Paris Climate Accord

Many economists have big doubts. Leaders of the G7 group of nations, which includes the Unted States, Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom, Germany, France and Italy, as well as the European Union , are meeting at Taormina from May 26-27. Without the U.S., it will be harder for the Paris deal to have its intended effect on global emissions. Still, Cohn said that the carbon levels agreed to by the ... [Full Article...]

Modi urges Spanish firms to invest in India

Modi urges Spanish firms to invest in India Some 60 Indian CEOs ae attending the summit, and India has also set up a "Make in India" pavilion in addition to hosting roundtables and an exclusive India-Eurasia economic and business breakfast. Key to the future of Germany-India or EU-India ties is the economic and trade relationship. The European Union, earlier this year, had pressed India to extend by six months its bilateral investment p... [Full Article...]

White House official: Trump plans to pull United States from Paris deal

White House official: Trump plans to pull United States from Paris deal Hundreds of high-profile businesses have spoken out in favour of the deal, including Apple , Google and Walmart . Even fossil fuel companies such as Exxon Mobil , BP and Shell say the United States should abide by the deal. "To continue on this path, we urge you to make a clean exit from the Paris agreement so that your administration can follow through on its commitment to rescind the Cl... [Full Article...]

Oil prices fall amid further oil cuts

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures traded at $49.58 a barrel, up 68 cents day on the day. Analysts said that the OPEC-led production cuts would support a further rise in US output. In the meeting at OPEC headquarters in Vienna , energy ministers from OPEC and non-OPEC countries agreed to extend the oil production cut until March next year. [Full Article...]

Jeremy Corbyn refuses to rule out informal SNP deal

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron, UKIP's Paul Nuttall, SNP deputy leader Angus Robertson, Green co-leader Caroline Lucas and Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood will participate. "I think it's actually about getting out and about, meeting voters and hearing directly from voters ". "Failing to show up to tonight's debate would show extreme cowardice from a Prime Minister resolutely avoiding proper scrutin... [Full Article...]

The White House Mess

Reports continue to circle about other impending White House staff changes, and the briefing followed news Tuesday morning that communications director Michael Dubke had resigned . 9, 2017. In Trump's White House , "it's just not working". "I don't think it is standard procedure prior to the inauguration of a President of the United States by someone who is not in an appointed position", ... [Full Article...]

US mission in Saudi Arabia warns citizens of school shooting

US mission in Saudi Arabia warns citizens of school shooting The victims are believed to be the principal of the school and a teacher, according to local media reports. Okaz said the shooter was an Iraqi national. The tweet that was posted around 2pm local time, states that "shooter still at school". The school has both a Saudi curriculum and an global programme leading to an American diploma. [Full Article...]

Kushner Wanted Back Channel to The Kremlin

And Mr Trump , who had been uncharacteristically quiet on Twitter during his nine-day trip overseas, resumed tweeting on Sunday, dismissing allegations of Russian Federation ties as "fake news " and "fabricated lies". "#FakeNews is the enemy!" Trump, meanwhile, spent Tuesday morning apparently bypassing his communications team, tweeting that Russian officials "must be laughing at the US"... [Full Article...]

Strong and More 'Balanced' Growth in Canada in Q1

And TD Bank senior economist Brian DePratto said there are issues lurking beneath the surface, including evidence that housing markets are beginning to cool off. That's disappointing because the Bank of Canada is counting on worldwide shipments and business investment to take over from household consumption and real estate as the country's primary growth engines. [Full Article...]

Manchester attack: United Kingdom resumes USA intelligence sharing after leak row

Manchester attack: United Kingdom resumes USA intelligence sharing after leak row Eight men are in custody now after a man and a woman were released without charge, Greater Manchester police said in a tweet . A suicide bomber blew himself Monday night during Grande's concert at Manchester Arena concert hall killing 22 people and injuring over 110 others. [Full Article...]

Trump hits back at mounting German criticism with tweet

Trump hits back at mounting German criticism with tweet Many of Modi's comments contrasted sharply with positions of Trump, who has denied climate change , criticised the European Union , predicted more countries will leave the European Union and spoken out against free trade while pushing an "America First" policy. [Full Article...]

Portland stabbings: Suspect bragged about attack in patrol auto, police say

Portland stabbings: Suspect bragged about attack in patrol auto, police say During his appearance at the court, Christian also yelled "death to the enemies of America" and "death to Antifa ". About a dozen protesters in the hall outside the courtroom erupted into shouting while the charges were read . "He never disrespected me", Clark said, but added that he changed after he got out of prison. Late Tuesday, the Associated Press reported that recently released cour... [Full Article...]

Voting starts for next chief of World Health Organization

Voting starts for next chief of World Health Organization Tedros stressed that the original reason the United Nations health agency was set up almost 70 years ago remains true today: providing healthcare for all. The WHA is WHO's main decision-making body. The WHO said that while Tedros was Ethiopia's health minister, he led comprehensive health system reforms that expanded the country's health system, including the creation of 3,500 health centers a... [Full Article...]

ISIS explodes ice-cream shop in Baghdad

Yesterday, two deadly bombings in the Iraqi capital Baghdad killed 28 people. Islamic State has claimed responsibility for both attacks . She was reportedly at the counter of al-Faqma ice-cream parlour when a suicide vehicle bomb exploded outside just before midnight local time, killing 17 people and wounding up to 32. [Full Article...]


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