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Speaking to the Politico website Mr McCluskey had said the scale of the task for Labour was "immense" and admitted: "I don't see Labour winning". I'm full optimism for what Labour can achieve. Britain's opposition Labour Party pledged to raise taxes on the well-off, renationalize key industries and end austerity in its manifesto on Tuesday, presenting voters with their starkest choice in decades in next month's election.
  • North Korea in new missile test, South says

    North Korea in new missile test, South says

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    On Wednesday a pro-Pyongyang newspaper based in Japan urged Moon to forsake the security alliance with the United States. "The U.S. should mind that the DPRK nuclear striking capability will be strengthened and developed at a rapidly high speed as long as the U.S.
  • For Kushner family, controversial visa program is big business

    For Kushner family, controversial visa program is big business

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    The event was organized by Beijing-based immigration services company QWOS and Kushner Companies , according to an advertisement on the Chinese company's website, which says the project is seeking $150 million from 300 EB-5 investors. Neither Kushner Companies nor Qiaowai gave an immediate reply to Quartz's inquiries. But this is just the latest example of a business decision made by Trump's family members that has raised more than a few eyebrows about the administration's ability to ...
  • Trump's former adviser asked to testify in Russia probe

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    On Saturday, Michael Caputo , a campaign aide to Trump for much of the presidential primary, was asked to submit to a voluntary interview with the committee and provide any documents requested, The Guardian reported . The committee, which is looking into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Moscow, wants to discuss: "Russian cyber activities directed against the 2016 US election, potential links between Russia and individuals associated with political campaigns, the USA government's ...
  • NCTO welcomes Trump's decision to renegotiate NAFTA

    NCTO welcomes Trump's decision to renegotiate NAFTA

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    Congressman Roger Marshall spoke about the importance of trade and NAFTA at a Washington, D.C. reception for a grain trade delegation from Mexico. NAFTA is an worldwide trade agreement between the US, Mexico and Canada, and has been in place since 1994.
  • Kim Jong-un says ballistic missile ready for 'action'

    Kim Jong-un says ballistic missile ready for 'action'

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    KCNA said the test "aimed to finally verify all the technical indexes of the weapon system and thoroughly examine its adaptability under various battle conditions, before its deployment at military units for action". The missile flew about 500 kilometers, according to the JCS, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in has reportedly ordered a meeting of the country's National Security Council (NSC) in response.
  • WannaCry ransomware possibly linked to North Korea

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    But the secretive regime has been linked to other major hacking cases in the past. "Intezer Labs confirms the #WannaCry was initiated by North Korea". More importantly, Scott said, the rush to blame North Korea distracts from bigger issues - software vulnerabilities resulting from manufacturers' refusal to incorporate security into their software development, organizations' failure to protect their systems and client data and the responsibility of governments to "manage, secure, and disclose ...
  • Trump to Russians: Firing Comey Took 'Great Pressure' Off

    Trump to Russians: Firing Comey Took 'Great Pressure' Off

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    Senator Mark Warner, ranking member of the Committee, hoped that Comey's testimony will help answer some of the questions that have arisen since he was sacked by Trump last week. Trump has denied that ever happened. On Wednesday, Rosenstein appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to take over and continue the Justice Department investigation into Russian election interference and possible links with Trump campaign aides.
  • Turkey's Erdogan regains leadership of party he founded

    Turkey's Erdogan regains leadership of party he founded

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    Erdogan relinquished the role three years ago when he assumed the presidency. Erdogan had rejoined the AKP on May 2 after a slim majority of voters on April 16 approved sweeping changes to create an executive presidency, which critics fear could lead to one-man rule.
  • Trump Departs Saudi Arabia For Israel

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    President Donald Trump ended a visit to Tehran's arch-foe Saudi Arabia where arms deals worth nearly $110 billion were signed. "Mr. President, we look forward to your visit". Some Palestinians said they were disappointed by the omission. On Sunday, Israel authorised some economic concessions to the Palestinians that it said would improve civilian life in areas controlled by the Palestinian Authority and were meant to respond to Trump's request for "confidence-building steps".
  • Trump trip to Israel possibly first flight from Saudi Arabia

    Trump trip to Israel possibly first flight from Saudi Arabia

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    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Trump "a true friend" to Israel and sounded hopeful notes about the president's role in the Middle East peace process. Afterwards, he is expected to become the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Western Wall, the holiest site where Jews can pray and located in east Jerusalem .