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Jeremy Corbyn pledges to create one million 'decent jobs'

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British Prime Minister Theresa May's lead over the opposition Labour party has shrunk to five points from 15 points just over two weeks ago, an opinion poll from Ipsos MORI shows. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is on his highest ever rating of 30 per cent. In a wide-ranging speech about the USA and world's economic and social problems, Mr Sanders said it was the job of politicians to "combat oligarchy" and to create an economy "which meets the needs of middle class and working class". Read More »

Saudi Arabia says airspace ban for Qatar flights was to protect citizens

He said European countries, including France, were trying to ease tensions in support of Kuwait's mediation efforts, and he believed that the United States, which was also backing mediation, wanted restrictions on Doha to be lifted. Russia's President Vladimir Putin has warned in a phone conversation with the king of Saudi Arabia that the blockade against Qatar by its neighbours would make it harder to reach a peaceful end to the war in Syria. Read More »

Iranian police kills four ISIS suspects

Iran has tracked down and killed several suspected extremists including the alleged mastermind of twin attacks in Tehran last week, officials said. Iranian police officers secure the area around the mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini following an assault there and on the country's parliament building that left at least 17 people dead last week. Read More »

London fire: Multitude of fatalities, 50 admitted to hospitals

The bodies of 12 people were recovered and are at a mortuary, while one person died at hospital. Construction and fire experts fear cladding applied to Grenfell Tower may have been instrumental in spreading the fire. He met with Dublin's Chief Fire Officer on Friday to discuss fire safety and life safety issues in light of the London tragedy and meant to continue this dialogue over coming days and weeks with chief fire officers across the country. Read More »

Amazon to acquire Whole Foods

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That could change with Amazon's announcement it plans to buy Whole Foods . "More and more we will see Amazon brand products as they work to create their own brand at retail". Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods ranks as the 11th biggest global retail deal of all time and the fourth largest US retail deal, according to Thomson Reuters. Read More »

Renewed tensions between Cuba and the USA won't impact Canada, says Trudeau

The "wet foot, dry foot" policy, which once let most Cuban migrants stay if they made it to USA soil but was terminated under Obama , will remain terminated. His critics, however, have questioned why his administration is now singling out Cuba for human rights abuses but downplaying the issue in other parts of the world, including Saudi Arabia, a close U.S. Read More »

Director John Avildsen dies at 81; won Oscar for `Rocky'

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Producers Robert Chartoff and Irwin Winkler consented to let him take the role under Avildsen's guidance. "His directing, his passion, his toughness and his heart - a great heart - is what made " Rocky " the film it became", Stallone wrote in a statement. Read More »

After Otto Warmbier's Release, Will US Ban Travel To North Korea?

Twenty-two-year-old Otto Warmbier (WORM'-bir) was taken immediately to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center after his arrival Tuesday night in Ohio. "They may put some more pressure on the Chinese, but the testimony of (Defense Secretary Jim) Mattis suggests the administration has made the threat of North Korea its number one priority", he said. Read More »

Xbox One X at E3, in moving pictures

That's surprisingly not-close to the Xbox One X's limits. Others, see it more as just another PS4 Pro due to its status as a mid-generation update to its Xbox One counterpart meaning it will do just as poorly. The Xbox One X , Microsoft's new premium console , will support virtual reality despite early reports that it wouldn't, according to an interview with Xbox head Phil Spencer. Read More »

Democrats beat Republicans on ballfield, raise $1M for charity

Vice President Mike Pence earlier on Thursday said he visited the hospital where Scalise was being treated. On Wednesday, he underwent immediate surgery after the incident and then an additional procedure to stop bleeding. And because the shooter's political views drove him to commit a insane and violent act, all Washington is on edge as Scalise fights for his life. Read More »

Trump friend floats possibility of his firing special counsel in Russian probe

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Sean Spicer denied Ruddy spoke to the president about the topic, however former House Speker Newt Gingrich tweeted Monday Republicans might be "delusional" if they think special counsel would be fair. He is at the Senate committee first and goes to the House one at 2 p.m. ET. Look who he is hiring.check fec reports. "Time to rethink", he tweeted. In his special counsel role, Mueller has assumed all the powers of a federal prosecutor - including subpoena authority. Read More »

Bat-Signal at LA City Hall honors Adam West

Mayor Eric Garcetti says the Bat-Signal will be lit at L.A.'s City Hall at 9 p.m. Thursday. But he found a new audience of fans after Seth MacFarlane cast his as a voice actor in the long-running animated show Family Guy , where he played a version of himself as the mayor of the New England town of Quahog. Read More »

London fire: Tower victims 'may never be identified'

A larger crowd of people remained outside. The local Grenfell Action Group had claimed, before and during a major 10-million-pound refurbishment of Grenfell Tower previous year, that the block constituted a fire risk and residents had warned that access to the site for emergency vehicles was "severely restricted". Read More »

Still no proof of collusion with Russians, says Donald Trump

The FBI was even assessing whether criminal charges should be filed. Trump's Twitter response followed days of intensifying criticism of Mueller from some conservatives who have charged the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director and his team with political bias and have claimed his relationship to Comey and an earlier meeting with Trump amount to conflicts of interest. Read More »

Confirmed death toll in London fire rises to 30

Police barred their way and scuffles broke out, a Reuters reporter said . Demonstrators pushed their way through an automatic door shouting 'We want justice!' and 'Killers!' as they clashed with security guards in the lobby. Like many other residents she has spent the days following the fire living in temporary shelters with minimal sleep, printing and distributing posters wherever she can. Read More »

Official talks on Brexit to start Monday

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On his talks in London with Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday, he said they had offered an "Irish solution to an English problem" as giving Northern Ireland special European Union status after Brexit to keep an open border on the island. Read More »

Brexit talks may stall after United Kingdom election

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She also confirmed the United Kingdom would quit Europe's Customs Union, despite Hammond's scepticism about the economic costs of such a move. The DUP leader dismissed suggestions her deal with the Tories undermined the peace process. Only after that, in December at the earliest, but more likely next year, can negotiations commence on what Britain's future relationship with the bloc will look like. Read More »

60% of Scots want Sturgeon to scrap IndyRef2 plans

According to the newspaper, a third (34%) of those who voted Yes in the 2014 referendum on independence told pollsters the First Minister should drop the proposal. SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon promised to "reflect" on the outcome of the General Election, which saw the Tories reverse decades of failure in Scotland to win just over a dozen seats and Scottish Labour benefit from the socialist leadership of Jeremy Corbyn. Read More »

'With God's help, we can achieve a free Cuba'

Obama announced in December 2014 that he and Castro were restoring ties. In Cuba, U.S. tour companies were required to contract guides, tour buses and hotel rooms from the Cuban government, meaning U.S. Now, under directives announced by Trump on Friday, independent travel to Cuba from the United States will once again be forbidden, complicating the already tricky-to-navigate industry. Read More »

One Love Manchester Concert Raises $3.5 Million And Counting

After all, the performance was being live-streamed across the world so will.i.am could have been addressing London. " One Love Manchester " was the most-watched program this year on British television this year as millions of United Kingdom viewers tuned into the benefit gig, which was held to raise money for the victims of the terror attack at Ariana Grande's May 22 concert. Read More »