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Corbyn to stress value of Labour link with unions

Corbyn to stress value of Labour link with unions

Sir Michael told ITV's Good Morning Britain: "I think you saw Jeremy Corbyn yesterday questioning strikes against terrorists, refusing to back the nuclear deterrent, he's been querying our North Atlantic Treaty Organisation deployment and he seems to have fallen out with his own party over the nuclear deterrent.


South Korea charges ousted leader Park and Lotte chief with bribery

South Korea charges ousted leader Park and Lotte chief with bribery

Park is accused of taking bribes worth about 29.8 billion won in exchange for supporting Lee's succession, according to the prosecutors' statement. Prosecutors from the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' officer [official website] also indicted Shin Dong-bin [Forbes profile], chairman of the Lotte Group [official website], on similar bribery charges but did not move to have Dong-bin detained.


Crisis talks over North Korea begin amid fears of new nuclear test

Crisis talks over North Korea begin amid fears of new nuclear test

There's also a possibility that North Korea, facing potential changes in regional dynamics as Washington presses Beijing to pressure Pyongyang more aggressively, opts to mark the anniversary with a missile launch of lesser magnitude. Asked about the threshold for USA action, Haley told American broadcaster NBC that "if you see him attack a military base, if you see some sort of intercontinental ballistic missile, then obviously we're going to do that".


UK's Labour Party vows to ditch Theresa May's Brexit plan if elected

UK's Labour Party vows to ditch Theresa May's Brexit plan if elected

May has ruled out trying to keep Britain in the EU's single market in goods and services and its tariff-free customs union. Starmer said Labour's strategy would seek to retain the benefits of the single market and customs union, and prioritise jobs and the economy rather than curbing immigration.



United States astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks record for time in space

Whitson is an astronautical dynamo, who fought for her place in space history despite plenty of discouragement along the way. During the call, Trump joked that he wouldn't want to go to the International Space Station, because it is flying around the Earth at 17,000mph.


Taliban kill 8 policemen in northern province

Taliban kill 8 policemen in northern province

The Taliban have killed eight policemen and overran three security checkpoints in Afghanistan's northern Takhar province. President Ashraf Ghani accepted the resignations of the army chief of staff and the country's defense minister, according to a statement from the president's office.