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Jeremy Corbyn refuses to disclose on retaliatory nuclear strike


He said it was a "shame" that Mrs May refused to debate head-to-head with him before the election. "It's not going to happen quickly, it's not going to happen easily, but we have to have that wish". We are not looking to do deals with anybody, we are not forming a coalition government. "I deplore racism in any form whatsoever", he said. She then faced questions from NHS nurse Victoria Davey who appeared to leave Mrs May faltering for an answer after confronting her over the 1% pay increase ... Read More »

Conservative-DUP deal could hasten Northern Ireland settlement

Although the DUP are unionists - wanting to remain part of the United Kingdom - and broadly support numerous policies of the Conservative and Unionist Party (as the Conservatives are correctly called), May's proposed deal could scupper attempt to broker a power-sharing deal with Sinn Fein - which promotes the unification of Ireland - on the Northern Ireland Executive. Read More »

Scalise remains in critical condition following third surgery


Vice President Mike Pence acknowledged Thursday the "seriously wounded" Rep. Steve Scalise and the "courageous" Capitol Police officers who engaged a gunman during the congressional baseball practice shooting a day before. Scalise. Among others, Republican Representative Steve King wrote on Twitter that "violence is incited by the leading cultural voices of the Left" and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich cited an "increasing hostility on the left". Read More »

UK PM eyes deal to prop up minority government

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn countered with a bit of previously unforeseen swagger, wearing a huge red rose - his party's symbol - in his lapel as he sparred with May. At a press conference with May, Macron said the door was "always open" for Britain to remain in the European Union as long as the negotiations on Brexit have not finished. Read More »

London fire: Theresa May orders public inquiry into blaze


Questions are growing about how the flames spread so quickly, engulfing its 120 apartments in what fire chiefs said was an unprecedented blaze. Mr Corbyn's Labour colleague David Lammy, MP for Tottenham MP, said "arrests" should be made over what he branded "corporate manslaughter". Read More »

Steve Scalise, House majority whip, shot in Virginia, police say


Following the visit, the president asked the nation to offer its prayers for Scalise, whom he described as being in "very tough shape". He underwent immediate surgery, and an additional procedure to stop bleeding. Police are examining a cell phone, computer and a camera found in his van, according to the statement . Tim Slater, special agent in charge of the bureau's Washington field office, said investigators were "exploring all angles", but that he could not comment on a motive. Read More »

UK to hold inquiry as tower fire claims 17


She should have been prepared to listen to them Not OK to speak at them via TV". Cotton said specialist dogs would also be brought in to help the search . Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London Thursday called for an interim report into the Grenfell Tower fire to be published within weeks, saying: "There are questions that demand answers". Read More »

Wales can still make it to Russian Federation, despite fifth successive draw

Wales sit third in Group D with seven points from five games, trailing leaders Serbia by four points heading into Sunday's encounter. Manager Chris Coleman celebrated his 47th birthday on Saturday, but the only present he wants in Belgrade is three points and accepts his side cannot lose to Serbia if they are to top their World Cup group. Read More »

Senate OKs sanctions bill to punish Russia

Tillerson is scheduled to appear Wednesday before the Foreign Affairs Committee, just hours ahead of a vote in the Senate on the sanctions. But Tillerson urged Congress to make the sanctions legislation doesn't tie the president's hands and shut down promising avenues of communication between the two former Cold War foes. Read More »

Rep. Chuck Fleischmann Not Hurt In Shooting At Baseball Field


As news of the shooting broke, Democrats who were preparing to practice Wednesday morning gathered in prayer. "I think we need to think about it", he said, but he added that citizens "need to be able to talk to us". But participation has grown increasingly popular in the years since. In the past decade, the Democrats have dominated the annual competition thanks to the pitching talents of Louisiana Democrat Cedric L. Read More »

Reporters Repeatedly Ask Spicer Same Question on Comey Tapes, Get Same Answer


Members of the Trump White House have since been mum on any questions about the existence of the recorded conversations between Mr. Trump and Comey. The issue could be crucial for the president amid allegations - though not formal accusations - that he has sought to obstruct the investigation into possible collusion by his advisors in Russian interference in last year's presidential election. Read More »

A ballgame of unity, spirit, friendly rivalry, won by Dems


The morning after visiting Scalise in the hospital, Trump said the congressman's challenges are " more difficult" than first thought. Lawmakers will play in the annual Congressional Baseball Game Thursday night at Nationals Stadium after a gunman opened fire on congressional Republicans practicing in Northern Virginia early Wednesday morning. Read More »

Investigation Is "Witch Hunt"

The president also appeared to undermine Mueller's leadership, saying the " witch hunt " was being "led by some very bad and conflicted people!" Meanwhile, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich slammed Mueller for reportedly launching investigation against Trump. Read More »

Haley: 'President Trump believes the climate is changing'


The United States can, and will, meet its commitment under the Paris Agreement ". And if the President wants to break the promises made to our allies enshrined in the historic Paris Agreement , we'll build and strengthen relationships around the world to protect the planet from devastating climate risks. Read More »

Building blaze traumatizes London firefighters

One figure coming under scrutiny is Prime Minister Theresa May's newly appointed chief of staff, Gavin Barwell, who served as housing minister until he lost his seat in last week's snap general election. Entire families are missing, and the death toll is certain to rise. Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton told Sky News it would be a "miracle" if any survivors were found at this point. Read More »

Is NDA planning to nominate 'Metro Man' Sreedharan for President's post?


And this might be the reason why Sreedharan downplayed the controversy yesterday when the Opposition parties was lambasting BJP , as he was aware of all the happenings. "Please don't make a controversy over the issue". The PMO on Thursday communicated to the Kerala Chief Minister's office that Sreedharan and Chennithala will be given slots on the dais. Read More »

Germany, Austria slam US sanctions against Russia


BERLIN (AP ) - Germany and Austria voiced sharp criticism Thursday of the latest US sanctions against Moscow, saying they could affect European businesses involved in piping in Russian natural gas . At the same time, Gabriel and Kern allege the United States was acting in the interest of domestic suppliers, which in recent years have begun to export natural gas and even crude oil, including to Europe. Read More »

Trump pal says president is 'considering' firing Robert Mueller

The new talk about dismissing Mueller appeared to be coming from Trump allies - including some close to White House strategist Steve Bannon - who are increasingly frustrated with the prospect of a long and winding probe. The White House did not immediately respond to questions about Ruddy's claims. Still, it took until Tuesday night for the White House to actually dispute Ruddy's suspicion. Read More »

No need to cancel Trump's visit to UK - British Foreign Secretary


Although Khan responded to past attacks from the president, he denied doing so this week, with his office saying that the mayor "has more important things than responding to Donald Trump's ill-informed tweet". "I think Sadiq Khan is doing a good job and it's wrong to say anything else - he's doing a good job", she told reporters at an election campaign event in London . Read More »

House back in session as lawmakers offer prayers for wounded


President Donald Trump made a surprise visit to the hospital on Wednesday evening, and later tweeted out that Scalise is in "tough shape" but a "real fighter". "While the president would like to attend the game and show his support for all of these fearless public servants, he has been advised that there is not enough time to follow Secret Service protocols", Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Wednesday. Read More »