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Jeremy Corbyn pledges to create one million 'decent jobs'

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to create one million 'decent jobs'

In an election campaign statement issued on Thursday night, Corbyn promised his party would create one million "good jobs" in five years if elected next week. May had announced early on that she did not intend to attend any of the televised debates and would be focussing on door-to-door campaigning. But if she fails to beat the 12-seat majority her predecessor David Cameron won in 2015, her electoral gamble will have failed and her authority will be seriously undermined. Read More

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Dozens suffocate in Philippine casino after gunman torches tables

He was found dead hours later of an apparent suicide. But police later reported finding 36 bodies in the casino who they said died from inhaling smoke that had become toxic because of the carpet on the gaming room floors. "We have not monitored any threat of terrorism here in Metro Manila and while wala namang namo-monitor na threat, hindi rin naman tayo talaga pwedeng mag-relax (but we can not just relax because just because we have not monitored any terror threats)." he said. Read More

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Day war begets 50 years of strife for Israel

Day war begets 50 years of strife for Israel

President Donald Trump is expected to renew the waiver that keeps the USA embassy in Tel Aviv, avoiding, for now, a controversial move to Jerusalem, several senior administration and diplomatic sources told CNN . The officials said that at this point, Trump lost his patience and interrupted Abbas, banging his fist on the table and admonishing him, saying, "You can talk about how much you want peace, but that's empty [rhetoric]". Read More

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Bible school set for June 5-9 at E-Free Church

Friday, 6 p.m., registration; Saturday, 9:15 a.m., YWA session; Sunday, 10 a.m., Sunday school. Contact director Elijah Romick at 740-353-6869 for more information and transportation. June 13-15. Music will be rendered by special guest The Divine Daughters Praise Dancers. Lewisburg Baptist Church is located at the intersection of Kentucky 11 and Owens Pike. Read More

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United Nations warns Trump against quitting Paris Climate Deal

White House aides were divided on the topic and had been deliberating on "caveats in the language" as late as Wednesday, one official said . On Saturday, he announced on Twitter that he would make a final decision this week after completing his first summit with the Group of 7 most industrialized nations, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United Kingdom. Read More

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Wenger signs new two-year deal with Arsenal

Wenger signs new two-year deal with Arsenal

The 67-year-old Frenchman's contract was due to end at the conclusion of the current season and his future had been the source of speculation for months. "Of course we'll try to strengthen our squad to be strong next season, but we want to be faithful to the way we want to play the game". Encouragingly for Wenger, the Wembley Stadium success capped a six-game winning streak to end the season with a flourish. Read More

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Actually, Hillary Clinton makes a good -- and awkward -- point

Actually, Hillary Clinton makes a good -- and awkward -- point

Of course, we are guessing what she actually wanted to say was "People in glass houses shouldn't throw stones" but who are we to stop Clinton, if she wants to indulge in some harmless Twitter trolling fun. "Crooked Hillary Clinton now blames everybody but herself, refuses to say she was a awful candidate", Trump tweeted. Trump took issue with her assessment, reviving the "crooked" nickname he'd used against his rival during the presidential contest . Read More

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Trump's trip to Israel may set new tone in Middle East

Trump's trip to Israel may set new tone in Middle East

What he did cite repeatedly was Iran, along with his vow to prevent Iran not only from "possessing" nuclear weapons, but for speech and actions that call for Israel's destruction. Security Council resolution condemning the policy. "Peace can never take root in an environment where violence is tolerated, funded and even rewarded", Mr. Read More

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Trump delays moving US Embassy to Jerusalem for now

Many Palestinians (and other Middle Eastern Muslims) will consider "peace" only when Israel is wiped off the map, so moving the Us embassy nearly couldn't make things worse. Israel captured the area from Jordan in the 1967 Mideast war and claims all the city as its eternal capital. The decision is a blow to Israeli hard-liners and their American backers who have long urged the United States and others to build their embassies in Jerusalem. Read More

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Trump sets plan to renegotiate NAFTA, local lawmakers keeping watch

Trump sets plan to renegotiate NAFTA, local lawmakers keeping watch

Steve Verheul, the chief negotiator for Canada's new trade agreement with the European Union, is expected to play a central role in the NAFTA talks. Trump has labeled NAFTA the worst trade deal in history. Renegotiation of NAFTA has always been part of President Trump's agenda. "NAFTA's track record is one of economic growth and middle-class job creation, both here in Canada and throughout North America". Read More

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Online game Words with Friends adds 'covfefe' to its list

Online game Words with Friends adds 'covfefe' to its list

A California man reportedly registered covfefe as his license plate . All of this also ignores the fact that Trump did not write "cov fe'fe"-he wrote " covfefe ", which means nothing in any language". In an email to the Washington Post , Peter Sokolowski, Merriam-Webster's editor at large, said " covfefe " was a typographical error. Before long, the word had its own Urban Dictionary definition: "When you want to say "coverage" but your hands are too small to hit all the letters on your ... Read More

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Paris Pact Pullout May Complicate US Trade Efforts

President Donald Trump today declared the U.S. would withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate accord , saying the "draconian" deal unfairly punished America but benefited countries such as India and China . Dozens of cities have said they are committed to the Paris climate accord, with at least 86 mayors signing a statement saying they will adopt and uphold the agreement's goals. Read More

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'Moderate' natural disaster shakes Haryana, Delhi

'Moderate' natural disaster shakes Haryana, Delhi

The quake occurred around 4:20am and the frequency was measured to be 4.7 on richter scale. According to reports, the tremors of the first quake which lasted for almost one minute were felt around 4:28 am. The tremors were termed as "moderate" on the IMD's scale. There was no immediate loss of life and property reported from anywhere. Research has shown that most injuries occur when people inside buildings attempt to move to a different location inside the building or try to leave. Read More

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Hoosiers in a battle of wits at 90th National Spelling Bee

Faith Baca of Aurora, an eighth-grader at the Rocky Mountain School of Expeditionary Learning, successfully spelled "sempiternal", which means eternal and unchanging. The competition started with 291 participants in rounds one and two, and 259 who took part in round three. The speller could not have won a Scripps National Spelling Bee near Washington D.C, too. Read More

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'Axis of love': Saudi-Russia detente heralds new oil order

'Axis of love': Saudi-Russia detente heralds new oil order

Saudi Aramco has partnered with Lamprel, the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri), and Hyundai Heavy Industries to develop a maritime yard in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Aramco will invest up to USD350.7 million, Bahri up to USD139.3 million, and Hyundai Heavy Industries up to USD70.0 million, with the companies holding a 50.1%, 19.9%, and 10.0% stake respectively in the joint venture. Read More

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Putin denies Russian meddling in USA election

Putin, addressing the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, said on Friday that the hacking accusations were nothing more than "harmful gossip" which he complained was damaging international relations and the global economy. "It is required for Russian Federation, in particular, to analyze and drastically change legislation established for the last 10 years concerning foreign investments by getting rid of multiple restrictions", said the National Research Institute of World Economy and ... Read More

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New England states join Paris climate goal alliance

New England states join Paris climate goal alliance

In a press conference Friday, Bloomberg promised to coordinate contributions from the U.S.to the climate fund after President Trump announced that he would withdraw from the accord . That march steps off at 11 a.m. Saturday at Federal Plaza, 50 W. Adams St. The US is roughly halfway to its initial Paris Agreement goal, of reducing carbon emissions by about 25% by 2025, and was set to meet its goal before Trump's rapid-fire deregulations. Read More

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Putin urges 'joint work' with Trump on climate

The U.S. last month struck a Syrian air base with cruise missiles after accusing Assad's military of killing scores of civilians with a nerve agent launched from the base. Chamber of Commerce, at the Russia-USA Bu. "NATO was established as a Cold War instrument in the fight against the Soviet Union", Putin said through a translator. Read More

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Weather.com trolls Trump's climate decision

Weather.com trolls Trump's climate decision

The group is reportedly preparing a plan which will pledge to meet the United States' greenhouse gas emissions targets under the Paris accord . He also said that the pact puts the United States at the mercy of foreign powers; in fact, the agreement is voluntary. "Yes or no, does the President believe that climate change is real and a threat to the United States?" With some U.S. Read More

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Putin: Russia struck no secret agreements with Trump team

Refusing to be drawn into a debate on whether he supported or was opposed to President Donald Trump's action, Modi said he will take the side of the future generations and held the view that mankind can not exploit nature. Speaking at an economic forum in St. Petersburg , Putin says that the claims contained "nothing concrete, only assumptions". Earlier, addressing the event, the prime minister said, " India is a responsible nation with regard to climate change.We can milk the ... Read More

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Putin avoids criticizing Trump climate decision

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi , Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern, and Moldovan President Igor Dodon appeared on the panel alongside the Russian president. "IP addresses can be invented, a child can do that!" Your underage daughter could do that. "That is not proof". Putin's sky-high domestic popularity is built on his self-styled image as a man who can restore Russian Federation to its former glory. Read More

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Former Spy Chief confirms Russian interference in United States elections

Former Spy Chief confirms Russian interference in United States elections

He testified there was evidence during his tenure that members of Trump's campaign were in contact with Russian officials, a fact he warned congressional leaders of both parties about at the time . In addition to the congressional scrutiny, Flynn is now a target of an FBI counterintelligence investigation, a federal probe in Virginia and a Defense Department inspector general's inquiry into the propriety of foreign payments he accepted. Read More

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