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More Scottish Labour MPs will be elected once Theresa May's government "recognises it can not govern" and a new general election is called, Jeremy Corbyn has predicted. Six weeks ago at the start of the election I wrote for the Huffington Post that Corbyn's new kind of politics provided Labour with a winning formula that other Parliamentary Candidates should follow.
  • Trump called House health care bill 'mean'

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    AP first reported the comments and the aide confirmed them to USA TODAY. "But as usual, Trump seemed less concerned with the substance of the bill, and more concerned with himself". As was the case in the House, moderates and hardline conservatives are trying to push the bill in opposite directions. "I know we made mistakes on the Affordable Care Act ...
  • Singapore PM: Last will of Lee Kuan Yew 'troubling'

    Singapore PM: Last will of Lee Kuan Yew 'troubling'

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    Mr Lee also posted a screengrab of an email from his sister, Dr Lee Wei Ling , to Mr Shanmugam, acknowledging a suggestion that the Law Minister had apparently made. As a result, Lee Hsien Yang, and his wife Suet Fern, would be leaving Singapore . He is a businessman and is now the chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore .
  • Trump tweets again, in defense of his tweeting

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    Comey's carefully worded comments, and those of Andrew McCabe, who took over as acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director, suggested to some officials that a probe of Trump for attempted obstruction may have been launched after Comey's departure, particularly in light of Trump's alleged statements regarding Flynn.
  • US Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates Despite Lower Inflation

    US Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates Despite Lower Inflation

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    Softening commodity prices did little bolster arguments that inflation will pick up the pace, even as the USA labor market remains on strong footing - raising the specter that central bank officials made a policy error. That spurred selling of real estate developers' shares. But coming on a day when the consumer price index and retail sales fell, in large part due to falling food and gasoline prices, but with widespread declines in other categories, some economists are saying the Fed ...
  • Congressman at shooting scene made 'frantic' phone call to his wife

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    The bullet shattered one of his hips and tore through internal organs, leaving the Congressman in shock and requiring several liters of blood and three surgeries-two on Wednesday and one early Thursday morning. House Republican and Democratic leaders called for unity, while President Donald Trump said in an address from the White House that the prayers of the nation and world are with Scalise .
  • Angry Trump decries being target of Russia probe

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    The New York Times sued the FBI on Friday, June 16, 2017 , seeking a courts help in getting the agency to turn over documents created by fired FBI Director James Comey after his conversations with President Donald Trump . Trump cited the memo in firing Comey. The transition official spoke on condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to discuss post-election decisions publicly.
  • President Trump Admits: 'I Am Being Investigated for Firing the FBI Director'

    President Trump Admits: 'I Am Being Investigated for Firing the FBI Director'

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    Reports this week confirmed that special counsel Robert Mueller is examining whether the President obstructed justice by firing Comey last month amid the ongoing Russian Federation investigation . Citing a memo from the general counsel's office of Trump's transition team, the Times said members were given the order on Thursday for any information involving Russian Federation or Ukraine in the latest sign of the investigation's expanding reach.
  • USA congressman's condition improves but still critical after shooting

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    Carrying two large bouquets of white flowers, President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania , visited Scalise amid a somber mood at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington . But a congressional aide-turned-lobbyist, Matt Mika , was shot multiple times and critically injured, and he remained hospitalized. Hodgkinson has a violent criminal history, and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents said they believe he had been living out of his auto in the Alexandria area since ...
  • Staff Had to Talk Trump Out of Firing Mueller — NY Times

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    Last night, a longtime friend of President Trump, Christopher Ruddy , said the president is considering firing Mueller . "I think that he should be more cognizant of making sure that the people who come to work with him are non-partisan, for his own credibility", Bennett said of Mueller.