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World May's lead widens ahead of June 8 election - ORB poll
Author: 0 May's lead widens ahead of June 8 election - ORB poll

Pressed over his willingness to push the nuclear button in the face of an imminent threat, the Labour leader said: "I think the idea of anyone ever using a nuclear weapon anywhere in the world is utterly appalling and awful..." May's lead has collapsed from 24 points since she surprised both rivals and financial markets on April 18 by calling the election.

Author: 0 Putin says he 'didn't really talk' to Flynn at Moscow dinner

Could you imagine something like that? In the midst of a political battle. Putin even suggested that former President Barack Obama "started having doubts" when they spoke about it. "I'm being honest. Do you think that from all over the world and the United States, the ambassador reports to me every day who he eats with or meets with", said Putin.

World Kellyanne Conway's husband takes shot at President Trump's tweets
Author: 0 Kellyanne Conway's husband takes shot at President Trump's tweets

The DC power lawyer (and longtime friend of Donald Trump ) had been tapped to lead the DOJ's Civil Division but said in a statement last week that he'd prefer, for now, to remain in the private sector. The husband of Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway has some advice of his own for the president: Stop tweeting about your travel ban if you want it to have a chance of passing muster with the Supreme Court.

World Elon Musk Leaves President Trump's Advisory Council After Paris Agreement Exit
Author: 0 Elon Musk Leaves President Trump's Advisory Council After Paris Agreement Exit

Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations , reportedly made the statement on a program scheduled for telecast on Sunday. Trump argued that the nonbinding agreement imposed "draconian financial and economic burdens on our country", and predicted it would cost millions of jobs and trillions of dollars to the United States economy.

Author: 0 German Ambassador Claims Trump And Merkel Have 'Good Relationship'

Under a decision taken by Trump's predecessor Barack Obama, U.S. forces and weaponry are returning to eastern Europe in larger numbers than at any time since the end of the Cold War. "What I said recently is due to the fact that, in the face of the present circumstances, we have additional reasons for us to realise that we have to take our fate into our hands in Europe ".

Author: 0 UK Authorities Identify Suspects in London Attack16:30

Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University. The carnage is the third such terror attack on British soil in three months and the second in London involving the use of vehicles as weapons. Police said there would be "increased physical measures on London's bridges to keep the public safe", and on Monday, concrete barricades had been erected to separate pedestrians from vehicles on some of the city's major bridges.

Author: 0 London Bridge attack suspect 'invited neighbours to barbecue' days before atrocity

In a statement , Christine's family said she would have had "no understanding of the callous cruelty that caused her death", and that she had worked in a homeless shelter before moving to Europe to be with her fiance. A parliamentary election takes place on Thursday and May's spokeswoman said the government was working closely with police on security for the vote.

World Explosion at Wisconsin corn milling plant kills at least 1
Author: 0 Explosion at Wisconsin corn milling plant kills at least 1

The district houses early childhood through 12th grade in one building about an eighth of a mile from the plant, Superintendent Timothy Raymond said. He says the district chose to shut down Thursday as a precaution in case the fire wasn't completely extinguished.

World Why China is stepping up against climate change
Author: 0 Why China is stepping up against climate change

But Merkel , whose country hosts this year's worldwide climate summit, said it was now time to look ahead. Li said China has "stayed true to its commitment" that it made when it signed the Paris Agreement. "A United States withdrawal from Paris sends a strong signal that, at the national policy level, there is little interest in Washington playing a leading role in this transition, with the impetus shifting to the US' major trading partners", he said.

World Officials say Trump may not try to block Comey's testimony
Author: 0 Officials say Trump may not try to block Comey's testimony

Putin asked, before saying: "Have you all lost your senses?" An adviser to Trump's campaign and prominent speaker at the 2016 Republican National Convention, Flynn was sacked less than four weeks after Trump's inauguration after claims that he misled Vice President Mike Pence about his contacts with Sergey Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the US, during the presidential transition.

World Bahrain cuts diplomatic ties to Qatar as Gulf rift deepens
Author: 0 Bahrain cuts diplomatic ties to Qatar as Gulf rift deepens

The decision to cut ties came months after Saudi Arabia severed relations with Iran. All ports of entry between the two countries will be closed, according to the statement. It also followed weeks of rising tensions between Doha and its neighbours, including Qatari accusations of a concerted media campaign against it and the alleged hacking of the Qatar News Agency.

Author: 0 UK Conservatives pledge no tax hike for top earners as vote nears

Mr Corbyn looked uncomfortable as he was repeatedly asked if there were any circumstances in which, as Prime Minister, he would launch nuclear weapons such as the United Kingdom coming under attack. Next up to face the audience was Mr Corbyn who was swiftly challenged over his views on Trident, his views on the IRA and whether the Labour manifesto was "a realistic wish list" or "just a letter to Santa Claus?" The Labour leader responded: 'I urge you to read it.

World Oregon tops LSU 4-1, will play Oklahoma in WCWS semifinals
Author: 0 Oregon tops LSU 4-1, will play Oklahoma in WCWS semifinals

The teams have combined to win the past four national titles, but are meeting for the first time in the championship series. "It worked. All I wanted to do was just put the ball in play, come into the right side, and just give my team a chance to score".

Author: 0 Frantic Search: Australian Sara Zelenak Missing Since London Attack

Fears are growing for missing Brisbane woman Sara Zelenak who became separated from friends at the scene of the London terror attack. The 23 year old United States singer was obviously extremely emotional during the gig as she was joined by Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Pharrell Williams, Niall Horan, Cold Play, Take That, Robbie Williams, Back Eyed Peas, Little Mix and Manchester local Liam Gallagher who sang Oasis classic " Live Forever " dedicated to the 22 people who lost ...

World Texas A&M Great Sharonda McDonald Returns to WCWS with Florida
Author: 0 Texas A&M Great Sharonda McDonald Returns to WCWS with Florida

LSU, Texas A&M, and UCLA will battle for the right to face the suddenly-great-in-all-facets Gators with a season on the line in elimination games on Saturday. Landry flew out to center. Gellebeck moved to third on a LaRue ground out. Shemiah Sanchez built a 3-0 count and pitcher Kelly Barnhill worked the count back to full.

Author: 0 Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting IS

Despite this, they continued their campaign of suicide vehicle bombings and snipers placed on rooftops to making the fighting hard in the neighborhoods they control, already a challenge because of the narrow streets and dense civilian population.

World Putin: 'I didn't even really talk' to Flynn during dinner
Author: 0 Putin: 'I didn't even really talk' to Flynn during dinner

In the preview, the Kremlin chief was asked about the nature of his relationship with the retired US Army general who is the subject of several investigations at home. A day earlier at an economic forum moderated by Kelly in St. Petersburg, Putin said it was possible that Russian hackers were merely in "high spirits" and made a decision to meddle in the USA election on behalf of their country.

Author: 0 Macron Invites Putin to France, Challenges Him on Syria and 'Fake News'

Putin told reporters that Macron had not broached the subject of the cyberattack in their talks. The two men then entered the palace to start their talks. Macron also said that France would respond immediately to any use of chemical weapons in Syria, which is a staunch ally of Russian Federation. Macron , whose intriguing handshake with Trump and meeting in Sicily with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau went down a storm on social media, is looking in good shape going into next ...

World Canadian man mows lawn with tornado behind him
Author: 0 Canadian man mows lawn with tornado behind him

Cecilia said that she was woken up by her concerned nine-year-old daughter who was anxious that her father did not hide inside from the tornado but was mowing the lawn instead. At some point, Cecilia Wessels went outside an snapped a several photos while her husband continued to mow the lawn. And lest you think Cecilia's photo is fake, she provided several more to Sonic 102.9, with Theunis included.

World Wenger regrets not bringing Man Utd midfielder Carrick to Arsenal
Author: 0 Wenger regrets not bringing Man Utd midfielder Carrick to Arsenal

Carrick is United's second-longest serving player after Wayne Rooney and he signed a one-year contract extension in late May keeping him at the club until June 2018. I know we get full houses here every week but it is not something I take for granted and to get so many here is sensational. "I can not thank everyone enough - from the players to the staff to the fans", he said.

World City clash fuels fear of IS foothold in southern Philippines
Author: 0 City clash fuels fear of IS foothold in southern Philippines

The DND said more than a dozen people had been executed by the militants, and numerous others have been taken hostage. Reports suggested the Maute fighters were defending Isnilon Hapilon, a longstanding terrorist leader designated by ISIS as the group's emir for Southeast Asia, after he was cornered by Philippines police and military forces.

World Oklahoma father, trying to drown twin babies, shot by neighbor, police say
Author: 0 Oklahoma father, trying to drown twin babies, shot by neighbor, police say

When he entered the neighbor's home he found Foster holding the infants' mother at bay with a knife while actively trying to drown the twin babies in a bathtub. He has been questioned and released by police, according to the Associated Press , but a police spokesperson told KFOR he will still have to go before the district attorney to see if it was a justified homicide.

Author: 0 Did Russia Interfere in the US Election — Putin Interview

Why, did we have some special relationship with him? NBC's Megyn Kelly sat down with Russian President Vladimir Putin in St. Petersburg, Russia , in her first major interview at her new TV home after departing Fox News . In December 2015, President Putin and Mr Flynn attended the gala dinner in honour of Russia's RT television network. " You and I, you and I personally, have a much closer relationship than I had with Mr.