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Author: 0 Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn to face questions on live TV

She has said she hopes voters will give her a stronger mandate to implement Britain's exit from the European Union . While plans to nationalise industries like the railways and the Royal Mail had made it into the manifesto, nationalising banks hadn't - a key pet project of Mr Corbyn, nor had scrapping Britain's nuclear weapons, or the British Royal Family.

Author: 0 Missouri's Senator Roy Blunt says Trump better served with info out

Did the Russian government interfere in the US election? Kelly asked Putin if he was holding any kind of damaging information about Trump, either involving Trump's finances or a visit Trump made to Russian Federation as a businessman. Putin was interviewed in St Petersburg, Russia, on the sidelines of an economic forum. The inquiry has taken several turns just in the last two weeks, with the Federal Bureau of Investigation looking more closely at Trump's son-in-law and senior White ...

Global Media Corbyn: It's a shame PM has not joined in head-to-head debate
Author: 0 Corbyn: It's a shame PM has not joined in head-to-head debate

The increase in the Conservative Party's lead reported by ORB contrasted with many other recent polls which have shown its lead narrowing. Theresa May bossed the Brexit questions which took up the first 10 minutes. British voters go to the polls on June 8. The poll, conducted for the Independent and Sunday Mirror, found May's Conservative Party still expected to win 47% of the vote against the Labour Party's 35%.

Global Media SpongeBob SquarePants Musical Will Hit Broadway This Fall
Author: 0 SpongeBob SquarePants Musical Will Hit Broadway This Fall

Even with a new title more directly in line with the TV show, the show's translation of a surreal animated world - in which human actors play deep-sea creatures without the benefit of puppets - could prove a hurdle for potential ticketbuyers to wrap their heads around.

Global Media Saudis cut ties with Qatar
Author: 0 Saudis cut ties with Qatar

Qatar denies it interferes in the affairs of other countries. Qatar is the site of the sprawling al-Udeid Air Base, home to the forward headquarters of the USA military's Central Command. In past few months, Qatar has evicted Hamas activists from its country and is fighting an unlikely duo, Israel-Saudi Arabia to get the United States to move its base from Qatar .

Global Media Trump tweets to veterans: 'Stay tuned!' ahead of VA newser
Author: 0 Trump tweets to veterans: 'Stay tuned!' ahead of VA newser

Shulkin, the only holdover from the Obama administration in President Trump's Cabinet, will award a contract to Cerner Corporation for the same system now used by the Department of Defense. The decision to purchase a new commercial system rather than fix the VA's in-house system, called VistA, was long-awaited. "But making this announcement is the easy part", said Paul Rieckhoff, CEO and founder of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America.

Global Media Fresh safety concerns hang over global airlines conference
Author: 0 Fresh safety concerns hang over global airlines conference

It is also anxious about what it sees as protectionist rhetoric from Washington and Europe, saying this could temper growth in demand for air travel and freight. U.S. officials are allegedly concerned that explosives disguised as laptops could be directly detonated onboard an aircraft. Airlines were defining a new epoch in industry profitability.

Global Media White House Defends Trump Criticisms of London Mayor
Author: 0 White House Defends Trump Criticisms of London Mayor

Trump had tweeted, "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of London says there is "no reason to be alarmed!" But Mr. Trump mischaracterized Khan's statement to London residents following a vehicle and knife attack that left seven people dead and dozens injured.

Global Media Trump will not use executive privilege to block James Comey's testimony
Author: 0 Trump will not use executive privilege to block James Comey's testimony

Analysts had speculated that Trump might use executive privilege to stop Comey from testifying. Comey's sacking came as the Federal Bureau of Investigation probes possible collusion between the president's election campaign team and Russian Federation - which USA intelligence believes hoped to tilt the election in the Republican's favour.

Global Media Kellyanne Conway's husband weighs in on Trump
Author: 0 Kellyanne Conway's husband weighs in on Trump

Legal experts say Trump's call for a tougher version of his immigration executive order could undermine his administration's efforts to reinstate the controversial policy. working out or working?" Conway Tweeted, 'These tweets may make some people feel better, but they certainly won't help the solicitor general get five votes in the supreme court , which is what actually matters.

Author: 0 US think tank: Israel had plan to use atomic bomb in 1967

Israel remained in control while Palestinians, who had fled the Israelis in 1948, have remained in place and challenge Israel's occupation. While Canada and many European nations support the idea that Palestinians and Israelis living in their own nations is the only way to bring lasting peace, recent comments by USA president Donald Trump have called longstanding American policy calling for a two-state solution into question.

Global Media Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate
Author: 0 Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate

Wearing a black kippah and accompanied by his Jewish son-in-law/senior advisor Jared Kushner, Donald Trump became the first sitting US president to visit the Western Wall in Jerusalem earlier this week. After enduring eight years of the Obama administration, Rubin says he had "high hopes" that Trump would personally state that Jerusalem is the "undivided capital" of Israel.

Author: 0 4 nations cut diplomatic ties to Qatar as Gulf rift deepens

Bahrain , Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates began withdrawing their diplomatic staff from Qatar and regional airlines announced they would suspend service to its capital, Doha. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabia called on global companies to avoid Qatar, raising the prospect that it might try to make foreign firms choose between doing business in Qatar and obtaining access to the much bigger Saudi economy.

Author: 0 Teenage Palestinian girl dies after stabbing Israeli soldier

Israel's bold territorial gains in 1967 have never been recognised by the Palestinians or the vast majority of the worldwide community. Israel has proposed improvements in the current system, such as setting up joint industrial zones and reducing bottlenecks at Israeli crossings that Palestinians say prevent them from trading competitively.

Global Media Arab nations cut ties with Qatar
Author: 0 Arab nations cut ties with Qatar

Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen made no demands of Qatar as their decision plunged the worldwide travel hub into chaos and ignited the biggest diplomatic crisis in the Gulf since the 1991 war against Iraq.

Author: 0 Arab nations cut ties with Qatar, saying it backs terror

Qatar is also among several gulf countries, including Kuwait , Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, accused in recent years of looking the other way as its citizens privately sent money to Islamist militants overseas, including in Syria. The Emirates cut ties and gave diplomats 48 hours to leave the country, citing their "support, funding and embrace of terrorist, extremist and sectarian organizations", WAM said.

Global Media Two London attackers named: One of Pakistani origin, another 'Moroccan and Libyan'
Author: 0 Two London attackers named: One of Pakistani origin, another 'Moroccan and Libyan'

Authorities warned after the bombing that a further attack could be imminent, and police said their efforts to find out if the bomber had accomplices could be compromised. Cook says there have been moments of silence for the victims and the people of London are resilient, using humour to overcome fear. The Muslim community has said Muslims "must do more" to stop terror attacks from happening in Britain .

Author: 0 Gulf Nations Lead Push To Isolate Qatar

U.S. secretary of state Rex Tillerson has urged representatives from across the Gulf to "sit down together and address their differences". The press agency of Saudi Arabia issued a statement accusing their neighbours of "harbouring a multitude of terrorist and sectarian groups that aim to create instability in the region".