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Pound slips after poll suggests hung parliament

Pound slips after poll suggests hung parliament When May called the snap June 8 election at the beginning of March, the Conservative Party led Labour by some 20 points in most opinion polls . The constituency-by-constituency model is based on the pollster conducting 50,000 interviews over the course of a week, with voters from a panel brought together by YouGov . [Full Article...]

British PM May looks 9 seats short of parliament majority - YouGov

British PM May looks 9 seats short of parliament majority - YouGov A YouGov constituency-by-constituency survey commissioned by the Times indicates the Tories could lose 20 of the 330 seats they hold, and Jeremy Corbyn's Labour gain almost 30 MPs. Berenberg analyst Kallum Pickering says the chance of a "hung" parliament , with no party commanding a majority, has now risen to 25%. May and her team have been promoting the idea that Jeremy Corbyn is closer to... [Full Article...]

Large Tornado Damages Barn in Three Hills, Alberta

Large Tornado Damages Barn in Three Hills, Alberta However, the couple noted the storm looked closer than it was, and it was moving away from them. Theunis told CTV that he needed to get his grass cut before a busy week that included multiple trips to take his kids to sporting events. You might be cool, but will you ever be casually mowing-your-lawn-in-a-tornado cool? "This is the craziest picture! Lol". While there was property damage in th... [Full Article...]

Kathy Griffin Cries, Apologizes For Trump Photo Controversy, Says 'He Broke Me'

Donald Trump said Griffin's actions had impacted on his family. Griffin used the press conference - itself riddled with jokes and less-gory jabs at Trump - to lash out at what she said was an unprecedented campaign to ruin her that started in the Oval Office. [Full Article...]

Kerala assembly to debate new cattle law on June 8

Kerala assembly to debate new cattle law on June 8 With the new rules one is allowed to buy cattle for slaughter directly from farms and not from the livestock market. The federal government announced the ban last week, saying it would "stop unregulated animal trade". On reports of tension in Palakkad, bordering neighbouring Tamil Nadu, after some people allegedly blocked transport of cattle to state, Mr Raju said, "The issue has created tension... [Full Article...]

North Korea launches another missile, which lands in Japan's economic zone

North Korea launches another missile, which lands in Japan's economic zone Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who had just returned from a G7 meeting in Italy, told reporters: " North Korea's provocation by ignoring repeated warning from the worldwide society is absolutely unacceptable". And in the event of war, they would bring danger to China and to Russian Federation as well. "We hope that related parties can remain calm and restrained, ease the tension on the p... [Full Article...]

Morocco king skips W. Africa summit after Israel attends

Morocco's king has cancelled plans to attend a West Africa summit this weekend in Liberia due to the presence of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , the foreign ministry has said. Netanyahu was the first leader of a non-African country ever to be invited to the conference, which he attributed to Israel's rapidly warming ties with the continent. [Full Article...]

Usmanov bid to buy Arsenal rejected by Kroenke

Usmanov bid to buy Arsenal rejected by Kroenke The 63-year-old now owns 30 per cent of the club through Red & White Holdings and Press Association Sport understands a formal bid was made for Kroenke's shares but it is believed the American is expected to reject the offer. As one result after another went awry, Wenger was the only one facing the brunt of the supporters' ire, as the board and the majority owner sat in their comfortable seats, wa... [Full Article...]

Five things to watch out for at the French Open today

Five things to watch out for at the French Open today Lokoli later said Klizan was the one who did not respect him because he kept simulating injuries throughout their match. "But I was really happy with how I played in the second set especially-looking to come forward and all of that". You know, I think we can say he was outfoxed by Verdasco. Keys cruised past Ashleigh Barty of Australia in just over an hour, advancing to the second round with a... [Full Article...]

Clinton jokes covfefe 'a hidden message to the Russians'

Clinton jokes covfefe 'a hidden message to the Russians' Its data was mediocre to poor, non-existent, wrong. He went on to acknowledge that his tweets had "got way more attention than I'd expected..." In June 2016, Clinton posted a sassy tweet that quickly went viral , writing to Trump, "Delete your account". [Full Article...]

Ireland's likely next PM would be first gay, minority leader

Ireland's likely next PM would be first gay, minority leader Mr Varadkar, Ireland's first openly gay cabinet minister and the son of an immigrant doctor, had been the clear favourite to replace him. Varadkar said he was honoured to be elected as party leader. The 10,823 members who voted account for 25 percent of the selection vote. His father Ashok Varadkar had met his mother Miriam in 1960s when she was working in Britain's National Health Service... [Full Article...]

Multiple fatalities in London Bridge terror attack

Ben said: "I saw a man in red with quite a large blade, I don't know the measurement I guess maybe 10 inches". Meanwhile, White House press secretary Sean Spicer tweeted , "National security team has briefed @POTUS on situation at #LondonBridge and will continue to provide updates". [Full Article...]

True champion: Ronaldo helps Real Madrid make history

True champion: Ronaldo helps Real Madrid make history But the granite-like trio of Giorgio Chiellini, Andrea Barzagli and Leonardo Bonucci cracked after Juventus had been the better side in a first half that ended 1-1. "It was not easy". 39-year-old Buffon has won nearly everything in the game but is still missing a winning Champions League medal. The former France playmaker's contract expires in a year, but he said he was not thinking about ... [Full Article...]

Trump pushes for peace in ME

Trump pushes for peace in ME David Rubin, a former mayor of the Israeli city of Shiloh, says he was struck by Trump's kind feelings for Israel and he says most Israelis sensed that kindness, too. Herzog met with Trump, Kushner and Netanyahu for several minutes, after the U.S. president's speech at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem and just before Trump departed the country. [Full Article...]

Tweet That: #covfefe signals @realDonaldTrump is back

At 6:09 a.m., Trump's Twitter feed crackled to life, challenging the Twittersphere: "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ". Despite a significant difference between the two stories , Fortune magazine reported that Trump's " covfefe " tweet was more searched than the climate agreement. [Full Article...]

Pentagon chief turns up heat on North Korea and China

Pentagon chief turns up heat on North Korea and China North Korea is accelerating its push to acquire a nuclear-armed missile capable of threatening the United States and other nations, and the us regards this as a " clear and present danger ", Mattis said in his speech at the forum. "Such a risky act is a sign that their (U.S.) preparations for unleashing a nuclear war against the DPRK [Democratic People's Republic of Korea] have reached the fi... [Full Article...]

South African politician suspended over colonialism tweets

South African politician suspended over colonialism tweets South Africa's main opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, on June 3, 2017 suspended former leader Helen Zille over Twitter messages in which she said colonialism had brought benefits to the country. This is the full text of Zille's tweet reacting to Maimane's announcement. "There is no question that those original tweets and, in fact, subsequent justifications were things that I found perso... [Full Article...]

Putin: Russian meddling "fiction" invented by Democrats

Earlier on Monday, Macron branded Russia's RT and Sputnik news outlets as " deceitful propaganda ", saying journalists must be " real " to work with him. Macron was elected to office after a landslide victory over far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. Once the handshake was over, Macron's true test began. [Full Article...]

Korea, China from Inada and Mattis

Korea, China from Inada and Mattis U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said that all options are on the table to rid North Korea of its nuclear weapons, leaving open the possibility of pre-emptive military action. Overall, Mattis' speech struck a positive, hopeful tone for cooperation and peace in the Asia-Pacific region, where he and his predecessors have made it a priority to nurture and strengthen alliances and partner... [Full Article...]

Uzbek president takes part in Arab Islamic American Summit

Trump , however, called upon the Middle East and Muslim countries to do their bit to defeat terrorism. "(H) ere is a list, for the record", she said , "of just a few of the ways in which President Trump's trip to Saudi Arabia was freaky, unseemly, unethical and un-American". [Full Article...]


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