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World Media UK Labour's main union backer can't see party winning election
Author: 0 UK Labour's main union backer can't see party winning election

A CAMPAIGN encouraging young people to vote for Jeremy Corbyn is offering tickets to a party for those who register to vote in this years general election . We know that the majority of right-wing Blairite MPs, who also control the party machine, would rather Corbyn lose this election. At one point Mr Corbyn was forced to call on the audience to show "respect" as journalists asking questions were jeered.

Author: 0 Trump says Venezuela crisis a 'disgrace to humanity'

But Maduro repeatedly has accused the United States of leading an attempt to overthrow his government. Protesters are demanding elections to kick out the socialist government that they accuse of wrecking the economy and turning Venezuela into a dictatorship.

World Media Last group of Syrian rebels being evacuated from Homs
Author: 0 Last group of Syrian rebels being evacuated from Homs

Government forces backed by the Russian military have already moved into many areas of al-Waer, state media said. He said more than 700 rebel fighters would have left by the end of the final phase on Sunday, as well as at least 1,000 other people including their family members.

World Media Jared Kushner personally intervened in Saudi arms deal
Author: 0 Jared Kushner personally intervened in Saudi arms deal

The two sides discussed a shopping list that included planes, ships and precision-guided bombs. Kushner reportedly organized much of the visit to Saudi Arabia, the first stop on Trump's itinerary. "If you can't produce peace in the Middle East, nobody can", Trump told Kushner at a gala a few days before his inauguration. "That's taken off.", according to official White House notes on the meeting between the President and Russian officials in the Oval Office on 10 May, one day after Comey was ...

World Media American climber dies, Indian missing on Everest
Author: 0 American climber dies, Indian missing on Everest

Debraj Dutta, a Calcuttan who had sumitted the Everest previous year, said: "I haven't heard about any other woman achieving this". He would bound in to whatever you were doing, and he was ready to do something. "We have confirmation of his death but no other details are known", Sharma, whose company sponsored Dr. Yearwood's climb, said. Strba died at around 8,400 metres (27,500 feet) in the " death zone ", on the Nepali side where the air is very thin, Tourism Department official ...

World Media Why did India boycott China's road summit?
Author: 0 Why did India boycott China's road summit?

India will also jointly host a session with Japan on shared projects the two countries - both wary of China - can deliver in Africa. But things have now changed, and faster than many believed possible. India's boycott of the China-led One Belt One Road or OBOR initiative last week betrays an anxiety on part of the Indian establishment. But, Mr Sinha stressed that India's first priority was connectivity in the north-east.

World Media In Venezuela Toll rises to 48 dead after protester is killed
Author: 0 In Venezuela Toll rises to 48 dead after protester is killed

The sanctions imposed by the US Treasury include freeze of any assets the eight judges might have in the US, deny them entering the country, and prohibit US citizens to do any business with them. Meanwhile, CNN reports that protesters have engaged in 50 days consecutive days of protests and that almost 50 people have been killed. Opposition protesters say the government is trying to maintain its grip on power despite the economic crisis.

World Media Central Intelligence Agency hunts for traitor after American spies are executed by Chinese
Author: 0 Central Intelligence Agency hunts for traitor after American spies are executed by Chinese

In its report, the New York Times cited 10 current or former intelligence officials who spoke anonymously about China wiping out the US's spying network. The report is "full of narcissism", and it's worth noting that it comes at a time when bilateral relations are relatively smooth, the paper said. However, by early 2011, the intelligence started drying up and American officials soon started to realise that some of their Chinese sources were starting to disappear.

World Media President Trump and Saudi King Salman meet in Riyadh
Author: 0 President Trump and Saudi King Salman meet in Riyadh

Trump can expect a warm welcome in Saudi Arabia where he is to meet King Salman and other senior royals - in sharp contrast to Washington where pressure is building over his team's alleged links to Moscow. The Trumps did seem to get a little political cover ahead of their visit from Saudi minister of foreign affairs Adel bin Ahmen Al-Jubier, who told local media last week, "We welcome any style of clothing".

World Media UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump
Author: 0 UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump

Jeremy Corbyn has said he is not a pacifist and would do "everything necessary" to protect Britain's security if he becomes prime minister after June 8. "But that is very far from the kind of unilateral wars and interventions that have nearly become routine in recent times". Corbyn said that a Labour government would seek greater worldwide cooperation to end the conflict in Syria and "work to halt the drift to confrontation with Russia.

Author: 0 President Trump holds joint news conference with Colombia's president

Lavrov says media reported that Trump told him "terrorists are capable of stuffing laptops, all kinds of electronic devices, with untraceable explosive materials", information he says the administration revealed with the laptop ban. Are the two leaders on the same page here? Colombia is largely considered a major success story for US foreign policy. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., and Roy Cardin, D-Md, co-chairs of a Colombia Task Force that promoted continued engagement.

World Media House Oversight Requests Trump-Comey Communications from Federal Bureau of Investigation
Author: 0 House Oversight Requests Trump-Comey Communications from Federal Bureau of Investigation

Warner said he also expects Comey to, "shed light on issues critical to this Committee's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election". Earlier in the evening, Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz tweeted that he had his subpoena pen ready after a New York Times story alleged Trump had asked Comey to drop an investigation into ties between former National Security Advisor Lt.

World Media Roadside bomb kills 11; attacks kill 10 Afghan policeman
Author: 0 Roadside bomb kills 11; attacks kill 10 Afghan policeman

On Thursday night, five police personnel were killed in an insider attack in Ghanikhel district in Nangarhar province of the country. Earlier, a Policeman shot dead five of his colleagues in eastern Nangarhar province last night. Elsewhere in Parwan province, another roadside bomb targeted a United States militarily convoy. Improvised explosive devices or homemade bombs were among the most common causes of Afghan civilian casualties a year ago, accounting for 19 percent of all dead and ...

Author: 0 Activists say Kurdish-led forces advance on IS-held Raqqa

Members of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) raise the victory gesture as they stand on a building in the town of al-Karamah. "And Turkey is committed to that campaign", he said. The SDF was conducting clearance operations after seizing Tabqa and the nearby dam yesterday, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Turkey perceives the militia commissioned by the U.S.

Author: 0 Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS

Dorrian said the SDF fully isolated IS fighters in the Taqba dam, the largest dam in Syria which is a key source of electricity for the region, from the rest of the city. counterpart Donald Trump . "We expect that this mistake is to be rectified", he said, days ahead of a meeting in Washington between President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and USA counterpart Donald Trump .

Author: 0 US Bombs Syrian, Iranian-Backed Forces For First Time, Leaving Eight Dead

Yehya al-Aridi, a spokesman for the Syrian opposition High Negotiations Committee in Geneva, praised the strike. Hariri said the government is not serious about discussing the political process of transition. USA defence secretary Jim Mattis denied the destruction of the convoy, which included a number of tanks, marked an escalation in the American role in Syria.

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia retaliates for rocket attack by Houthis

The "huge" package will leave Saudi Arabia "more capable of carrying a greater share of the burden of their own security", Tillerson said. The President is scheduled to hold a meeting with Abdulaziz and other Saudi Arabian politicians to close economic deals.

Author: 0 Rhode Island's unemployment rate remains steady at 4.3 percent

The labor-force participation rate over the year has increased 1.5% compared to April 2016. From April 2016 through April 2017, 11 of the state's 13 industry sectors added jobs. The Economic Analysis and Labor Force Estimates are prepared by the Employment Security division's labor market information specialists. Only five other counties - Newberry, Greenville, Jasper, Charleston and Lexington - had lower unemployment rates in April.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Says Joe Lieberman Is His Top Choice For FBI Director

The president also replied "he is" when asked whether Mr Lieberman is a top candidate for the position. Trump could easily have named Andrew McCabe, the acting director, an agency veteran and someone with the confidence of the Federal Bureau of Investigation staff.

Author: 0 Hassan Rouhani wins second term as President of Iran

The victory by Rouhani is seen as strengthening his domestic mandate to integrate Iran with the global economy. The preliminary vote count shows that Iran's incumbent President Hassan Rouhani is taking the lead in the presidential race so far, an Iranian election official announced in the state IRIB TV live broadcast.

World Media Pakistan must respect ICJ decision on Jadhav: Congress
Author: 0 Pakistan must respect ICJ decision on Jadhav: Congress

He said Pakistans reply to ICJ was in line with Article 36 (2) of the Vienna Convention that Pakistan does not recognise the jurisdiction of the ICJ in this case. The prime minister also appreciated the efforts of senior advocate Harish Salve who argued India's case against Pakistan. Soon after his arrest, Pakistan Army released a video in which he was shown confessing to his involvement in spying for Indian agency RAW.

World Media Theresa May accused of being 'scared' after missing ITV leaders debate
Author: 0 Theresa May accused of being 'scared' after missing ITV leaders debate

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn also refused to attend because Mrs May would not be taking part. Theresa May was denounced for lacking "the guts" to participate in the party leaders' election debate broadcast on Thursday night. Making a play on the Tory's "strong and stable" election mantra, she accused the Prime Minister of "weak and unstable" leadership. And Ms Sturgeon pledged to "stand up to an extreme Brexit" and hold the Tories to account.

World Media Australian police: Teen from Guinea held captive and raped
Author: 0 Australian police: Teen from Guinea held captive and raped

Lurid details of the case were revealed in documents tendered to Brooklyn Magistrate's Court where Price was yesterday refused a bail application. The Lindfield teenager allegedly met Sean Price on social media app Snapchat last October. The girl has since returned to Australia , AFP confirmed. The AFP's Human Trafficking Unit is continuing their inquiries to determine when the girl arrived in Australia , and identify the man with which she travelled.

Author: 0 BJP urges EC to 'derecognise' AAP

The Election Commission, which has called an all-party meeting on EVMs, dismissed Bharadwaj's assertions. The AAP has been vocal in alleging that EVMs were tampered with in the assembly elections in Punjab and the civic polls in Delhi, both of which it lost.

Author: 0 US, Turkey spar over Erdogan visit violence, Kurdish support

This isn't a third-world country, and this kind of thing can not go unresponded to diplomatically, and maybe in other ways". After his talk with Erdogan, the bodyguard walks towards the protesters and Turkish security personnel at the residence of Turkish ambassador attack them immediately after Erdoğan's bodyguard approaches towards them.

World Media Russian FM mocks US media over intelligence-sharing reports
Author: 0 Russian FM mocks US media over intelligence-sharing reports

A Washington Post story has accused him of revealing classified information to Russian officials. Two U.S. officials said on Monday that Trump had disclosed highly classified information to Russia's foreign minister about a planned Islamic State operation, plunging the White House into another controversy just months into Trump's short tenure in office.

World Media Prosecutor saw no chance of extraditing Assange
Author: 0 Prosecutor saw no chance of extraditing Assange

Sweden's top prosecutor, Marianne Ny, says she has withdrawn a European arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after concluding that it won't be possible to bring him to Sweden. Assange is wanted by British police for extradition to Sweden. Prosecutors began investigating Assange in 2010. "This unnecessary delay was despite the repeated insistence from the Ecuadorian government - ever since the granting of asylum in 2012 - that this interview was not only possible but that ...

World Media Swedish prosecutor drops rape investigation of Assange
Author: 0 Swedish prosecutor drops rape investigation of Assange

Swedish prosecutors on Friday said they had dropped rape charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, closing a almost seven-year investigation. A lawyer for the woman who accused Assange of rape slammed the decision to drop the investigation. Prosecutors first interviewed Assange in November previous year in the Ecuadorean embassy.

Author: 0 Protester killed, AP journalist wounded in West Bank clash

Led by jailed resistance icon Marwan Barghouti, more than 1,500 Palestinian prisoners began an open-ended hunger strike on April 17 to demand more prison visits, better medical care and improved treatment for female inmates. The health authorities in Gaza said eight people were wounded by bullets and about 30 suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation. Yousef Shapira made his comments in his official annual report, in which he criticised the "lack of development of infrastructure of ...

World Media Trump says he has 'absolute right' to release terrorism info to Russians
Author: 0 Trump says he has 'absolute right' to release terrorism info to Russians

President Donald Trump personally appealed to FBI Director James Comey to abandon the bureau's investigation into National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, according to notes Comey wrote after the meeting. McMaster's statement did not specify whether Trump talked about the plot. Trump will be visiting Israel next week on his first foreign trip as president.