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A number of unions representing workers from across the NHS have put their support behind Jeremy Corbyn's manifesto points for the NHS - saying that ensuring staff satisfaction and retaining health professionals in the NHS is essential at a time when demand for services is so high.
  • Daesh death toll hits 90 from huge United States bomb in Afghanistan

    Daesh death toll hits 90 from huge United States bomb in Afghanistan

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    Pentagon officials told CBS News the strike had been in the works for months and that the bomb itself was moved into Afghanistan during the Obama administration. The region butts up against the porous Pakistan border. The officials said that Gen. John Nicholson has standing authority to use the bomb, which is called the Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb (MOAB).
  • Asia Minute: Government Begins Hire Australian Program

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    The Prime Minister said the focus is to ensure that Australian jobs are "given to Australians first". Australian advertising, media, technology and PR roles will soon be harder to obtain for foreigners following a major change to the highly skilled worker visa.
  • Liberal Leader Christy Clark explains difference between Liberal, NDP donations

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    That's despite the discovery the United Steelworkers Union is paying the salaries of three NDP staffers. The windfall came from the party's US headquarters and various locals representing mostly forest industry employees in B.C. Greens at 16 percent. Valentin says he expects more voters to clearly identify Horgan following Wednesday's televised debate, but says that's not necessarily good news for the NDP leader.
  • Korea conducts large-scale firing drill near east coast

    Korea conducts large-scale firing drill near east coast

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    But the unpredictable communist nation rattled its saber all the same, with drills that served as a reminder of the threat it poses below the border to USA -allied South Korea. The deployment was announced more than two weeks ago. The USS Michigan, a nuclear-powered submarine, also arrived in the South Korean port city of Busan on Tuesday.
  • NKorea marks military anniversary with firing drill

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    He said: "The situation prevailing on the Korean peninsula is so tense that a nuclear war may break out due to the frantic war drills of the USA imperialists and their vassal forces for aggression". A United States aircraft carrier strike group is also expected to arrive in the waters off the Korean peninsula in the next few days. However, the deterrence effect of the operation may have been undermined by confusion over when the carrier arrives.
  • Coroner: 'Happy Days' actress Erin Moran died from Stage 4 cancer

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    An autopsy and standard toxicology tests were performed on the 56-year-old actress and the results are pending. In recent years, she was reported to be living in an in trailer park. 19, 1982 file photo shows actress Erin Moran of the television show, " Happy Days " in Los Angeles. "My thing is, I feel bad because her whole life, she was troubled, could never find what made her happy and content".
  • German prosecutors: Detained Iraqi fought for Islamic State

    German prosecutors: Detained Iraqi fought for Islamic State

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    After the match, Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel said UEFA's actions made the club feel "impotent". After Borussia Dortmund's fans opened their doors to Monaco rivals stranded by a bomb attack that postponed their match, the visitors returned the solidarity gesture Wednesday decked out in the German squad's black and yellow, AFP reports.
  • Emmanuel Macron ahead in polls as he prepares for runoff

    Emmanuel Macron ahead in polls as he prepares for runoff

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    He wrongly thought that it was a done deal. A Harris poll published late on Tuesday showed that more than 60 percent of French people believed that Le Pen had begun her campaign better than Macron with more than 40 percent considering Macron's restaurant celebration a mistake.
  • U.S. sets up missile defence in South Korea

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    Pak Yong Sik told a meeting of thousands of senior military and civilian officials. The U.S. navy destroyer, the USS Wayne E. Meyer, began maritime exercises with a South Korean destroyer in the Yellow Sea, west of the Korean Peninsula, Tuesday.