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Another ICM poll out on Sunday published in the Sun newspaper gave May's Tories a 14-point lead, little changed from another ICM survey on May 22 . 'Foreign exchange investors might not exactly embrace various aspects of the Labour party's domestic policy agenda, but they could potentially live with them as the price of a less disruptive Brexit under a government that was more willing to preserve the status quo on free movement of labour and trade'.
  • Explosions, gunshots heard at resort in Philippines capital

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    The resort was put on lockdown and heavily armed SWAT officers wearing bulletproof vests and body armor descended on the scene, Camille Abadicio of CNN Philippines said. "We ask for your prayers during these hard times", the hotel tweeted. Although, the Philippines police chief Ronald dela Rosa said they did not believe it was a terror attack and said Islamic State may have claimed it to add to their propaganda.
  • Donald Trump Invents Bizarre New Word - "Covfefe"

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    The dictionary's official Twitter account routinely goes after politicians and celebrities when they use words or phrases that are incorrect, confusing, or nonsensical. Earlier, the world was left scratching their heads over " covfefe " - a freaky word apparently created by the president. Donald Trump has been active on Twitter since his return from his first overseas trip as president.
  • McCain disturbed by reports of Kushner-Russia backchannel

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    But the negative stories surrounding Kushner last week could impact his influence with the president. Kushner is Trump's son-in-law and holds the title of Senior White House Adviser. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said "I don't like it", when asked about Kushner's attempt to set up a secret communication channel. "I think these guys understand that one of the ways to weaken somebody else is to do it through the press", Allen said, "Because Trump pays so much attention to what the media is ...
  • Trump expected to pull U.S. from Paris climate accord

    Trump expected to pull U.S. from Paris climate accord

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    For his part, Trump tweeted only that he would be announcing his decision regarding the treaty "over the next few days". Tesla is one of hundreds of companies that has asked Trump not to withdraw. "Generations from now, Americans will look back at Donald Trump's decision to leave the Paris Agreement as one of the most ignorant and risky actions ever taken by any President", Sierra Club executive director Michael Brune said in a statement .
  • Ethiopian beats Briton to head WHO

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    Margaret Chan , who is ending a 10-year tenure at the United Nations health agency. Chan, who was director of health of Hong Kong, was first elected in November 2006 and re-elected in July 2012. Not to be outdone, the second candidate, David Nabarro of Britain, put in a vigorous performance. Previously the executive committee offered one candidate for states to rubber stamp.
  • Corbyn wrong-foots May by taking part in United Kingdom election debate

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    Addressing the crowd at Forest Green Rovers' stadium, the New Lawn, in Nailsworth, Ms Rayner said: "Jeremy sends his apologies that he couldn't be here, but he is being a leader unlike Theresa May and is debating tonight". She dismissed her rivals' claims as "fanciful", saying they offered nothing but "bluff, bravado and tempting, shiny election promises". United Kingdom opposition leaders have mocked Prime Minister Theresa May's absence from a key election debate as a new poll ...
  • BBC election audience 'rigorously' selected - ComRes

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    It was Mr Robertson who led the attack on the Conservatives on their manifesto policies on social care and the winter fuel payment, demanding answers on who would lose out from the "dementia tax". He challenged her: "I think those people deserve to know by how much they will lose out. Come on Prime Minister, come and have a chat, come and have a debate and I can be ever so polite, but there are a number of questions I want to put to you".