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UK's Labour pledges new Brexit strategy if it wins election


Corbyn spoke to the STUC conference in Scotland today were he repeated his vow to ban zero-hour contracts and improve employment policies. The Islington North MP said a Labour Government would seek to establish the holidays on each nation's patron saint day - St David's Day on March 1, St Patrick's Day on March 17, St George's Day on April 23, and St Andrew's Day on November 30. Read More »

Attaque chimique en Syrie: un 8e veto russe à l'ONU


Suivez Sputnik sur Telegram pour ne jamais manquer les actualités les plus importantes grâce à nos sélections du matin et du soir. Cette résolution proposée par les États-Unis, la France et le Royaume-Uni visait à répondre à l'attaque présumée avec des agents neurotoxiques dans la localité syrienne de Khan Cheikhoun le 4 avril, qui a fait 87 morts dont 31 enfants. Read More »

U.N. Security Council must ready new sanctions on North Korea


The United States and its allies have been on alert for another atomic test by the North. The two leaders met on 7-8 April at Mr Trump's Florida resort and then spoke about North Korea by telephone on 12 April, as tensions rose. The USS Carl Vinson's strike group is now in the Philippine Sea, where it's taking part in joint exercises with Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force, including two Japanese destroyers. Read More »

Theresa May 'would be prepared to launch pre-emptive nuclear strike'


Sir Michael Fallon attacked the Labour leader for calling into question Labour's commitment to the Trident nuclear deterrent, and for suggesting he would be reluctant to authorise a drone strike on the leader of the Islamic State terror group, and could suspend RAF attacks against the extremists in Syria and Iraq. Read More »

Le Pen steps down as party leader

One potential negative against the dollar is the risk of a USA government shutdown, Okagawa said. The voting results sparked a relief rally in stocks that began in Asia, gained power in Europe and spread to Wall Street. Le Pen has said for months she is not, strictly speaking, an FN candidate but a candidate backed by the FN. "Emmanuel is not a patriot. He criticised French culture", Florian Philippot, deputy leader of Le Pen's National Front, told BFM TV. Read More »

Barack Obama ignores Trump in first appearance since presidency

Bush said in a 2014 interview. He encouraged students to talk to people who have opposing viewpoints, asking a college Republican panelist to discuss his campus experiences. But other Democrats have said they must be forward-looking rather than rely on the former president to help rebuild the party. But the almost 90-minute discussion didn't touch on current events. Read More »

Entire U.S. Senate invited to North Korea briefing

The US has an aircraft carrier, the Carl Vinson, in the region, carrying out drills with Japanese defence forces, while North Korea is threatening another nuclear test . Abe also said he and Trump agreed that China, North Korea's sole major ally, should play a large role in dealing with Pyongyang. Tony Kim , a USA citizen and professor, was detained in North Korea Saturday while trying to leave the country with his wife. Read More »

Asiana Airlines reçoit son premier A350


La cabine de l'Airbus A350 d'Asiana Airlines peut accueillir un total de 311 passagers répartis en trois classes, 28 sièges en classe Affaire avec des lits entièrement plats, 36 en classe premium économie et 247 sièges en classe économique. Read More »

Mattis warns of "another tough year" in Afghanistan


Former US president Barack Obama had planned to remove most US troops from Afghanistan before leaving office, but pulled back from that previous year because of Taliban gains and the inability of Afghan forces to fight on their own. "We continue to stand shoulder to shoulder with the Afghans for the future of this country", he added. Russian Federation has previously denied providing any material or financial aid to the insurgent group, but has said it maintains ties with Taliban officials ... Read More »

EPA head visits community famous for lead contamination


They are anxious Pruitt won't do enough to eradicate the problem because he and President Trump want to roll back environmental regulations. Barbara Bolling-Williams, state president of the IN branch of the NAACP, said she is cautiously optimistic following Pruitt's visit, but added that his visit comes with the threat of "a skinnier EPA budget, fewer regulations - and rumors Chicago's regional EPA office could be shut down looms IN the background". Read More »

'Right time' for massive bomb: United States general


The US military said that the bomb, set off in the eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan on Thursday, was aimed to destroy a tunnel and cave complex used by ISIS militants in the region. Speaking to IANS, a top intelligence officer in Kasargode said that around Thursday midnight they got information of Mohammed being killed in the United States military assault. Read More »

Roadside bomb kills 9 people in northwest Pakistan


Arif Khan, a tribal administration official in the town of Parachinar, says the blast ripped through the van as it was travelling through a minority Shiite region of the Kurram tribal area, which borders Afghanistan. The area has always been the scene of sectarian violence. The Kurram tribal district is known for sectarian clashes between Sunnis and Shiahs, who make up roughly 20 per cent of Pakistan's population of 200 million, and it has also been a stronghold for the Pakistani Taliban as ... Read More »

Arkansas executes Jones; plans 2nd lethal injection of night


Williams had argued that his obesity could make it hard for officials to place an IV, and also that his previous lawyers were ineffectual at trial and during earlier appeals. He too argued that executing him using the state's lethal injection protocol would violate the Eighth Amendment; a physician who examined him attested that, if the current protocol is employed, "it is unlikely that the State will succeed in killing him". Read More »

California beauty pageant victor plead guilty child porn


Orange County, has pled guilty to possession of child pornography and committing lewd acts with a minor under 14-years-old. Alt was sentenced to 10 months in Orange County jail, three years formal probation and must register as a lifetime sex offender, according to the press release. Read More »

Russia-linked hackers 'targeted Macron campaign'


Macron had previously accused Russian hackers of trying to sabotage his campaign, but did not provide any evidence. Before the first round of the election, Macron's campaign accused Russian Federation of targeting his En Marche! party's servers ahead of this year's presidential election. Read More »

North Korea detains third US citizen: Yonhap


The State Department said Sunday that it was "aware of reports that a US citizen was detained in North Korea", and that it was working with the Swedish Embassy. Sunday's threats from Pyongyang are consistent with others North Korea has made in past weeks. If reports that North Korea has detained another American are accurate, Pyongyang is holding three American citizens. Read More »

La pelouse du Parc OL envahie avant Lyon - Besiktas


Parallèlement, des bagarres ont opposé des fans des deux équipes dans les tribunes. Quelque 15 à 20 000 supporters turcs, pour la plupart venus de France ou de pays voisins, étaient disséminés au milieu des 35 000 spectateurs lyonnais , en plus des 3 000 Stambouliotes installés dans le parcage visiteurs. Read More »

American Airlines apologizes after video shows tense moments on aircraft


The spokesperson said the flight attendant should not have become confrontational with any passenger. A video made by a passenger and shown on Facebook shows a woman crying while holding a child. Demetrio said in an interview on the Today show that the woman told him her child was almost hit by the stroller. Demetrio told the press at the time that Dao sustained several injuries as a result of the incident, including lost teeth, a broken nose and a concussion. Read More »

Microsoft rolls out expanded support for Gmail accounts for Windows 10


With this update , Gmail account users can now easily track their favorite events, sports, and carry out faster search. Microsoft has started to give some Windows Insiders the option to sync Google email, calendar and contacts to the Microsoft Cloud, which will enable improvements that are now exclusive to users with a Microsoft or Office 365 email address. Read More »

North Korea warns against US 'hysteria' as it marks founder's birth


Missiles appeared to be the main theme of the giant parade, with Kim's grandson, leader Kim Jong Un, taking time to greet the commander of the Strategic Forces, the branch of the military that oversees the missile arsenal. Kim Dong-yub, a North Korea expert at Seoul's Institute for Far Eastern Studies, said the canisters and trucks suggested that the North was developing technology to "cold launch" ICBMs, ejecting them from the canisters before they ignite. Read More »

Trump to keep list of White House visitors secret

Any visitor logs that the White House decides it wants to keep secret will remain that way until at least five years after President Trump leaves office , as per presidential record rules. Citing "grave national security risks and privacy concerns", however, the Trump administration has chose to end the practice, except in limited circumstances. Read More »

Turkish military says struck PKK targets in Iraq's Sinjar, northeastern Syria


The Turkish military said the aim of the strikes was to prevent the PKK from sending weapons and explosives for attacks inside Turkey. The air bombardment was carried out around 02.00 a.m. Syria's war has killed more than 320,000 people since it began with protests in 2011 that were violently repressed by the government of President Bashar al-Assad. Read More »

NATO "No Longer Obsolete"

His comments came during a visit to the White House by NATO Secretary-General, Jens Stoltenberg. "He [Trump] feels that with more North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members being willing to contribute greater militarily in terms of budget and also with an apparent greater willingness to take on ISIS [Daesh] and other threats, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation now has a stronger future from his perspective", the expert said. Read More »