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Britain's Labour Party to launch 'radical, responsible' election manifesto

Britain's Labour Party to launch 'radical, responsible' election manifesto

This would feeds into Labour's argument that its policies are " for the many, not the few ". But The Independent says the policy "risks a backlash from many . But the Prime Minister did rule out raising Value-Added Tax . No, say the Tories. Despite Corbyn now being in line with the party's manifesto , a spokesperson for Labour put out a statement three hours later contradicting the party leader.



In Beijing, Vladimir Putin Plays Two Piano Tunes From His Childhood

At the same time, the Russian President noted with regret that "the piano was out of tune". "I don't know, I think we'd need to meet him, have a discussion, and depending on the result choose a melody", Putin told reporters Monday. Petersburg. It wasn't the first time Putin has demonstrated his love of music for the public. "I thought that if Peskov is filming, it's probably for personal use, for the archive", Putin said, referring to his spokesman, Dmitry Peskov.


President Trump says he had right to share information with Russian Federation

President Trump says he had right to share information with Russian Federation

Contending that he wants Russian Federation to "greatly step up their fight" against the so-called Islamic State and other terror groups, Trump said on Twitter that he felt compelled to divulge the information for "humanitarian reasons". He's questioned the competence of intelligence officials, challenged their assessment that Russian Federation meddled in last year's election to help him win, and accused them of leaking information about him and his associates.



Obama: It Took 'Political Courage' Not to Bomb Syria

In a stunning act of historical revisionism, President Obama is now presenting his having not attacked Syria in 2013 as an act of " the most political courage ", and bragging of having removed "99%" of Syria's chemical weapons stockpile without firing a shot.



Judges weighing appeal of travel ban freeze again scrutinize Trump's Muslim remarks

The travel ban cases are expected to reach the Supreme Court, but that would likely be cemented if the 4th and 9th Circuits reach differing conclusions about its legality. Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin was in the Seattle courtroom Monday as the lawyer representing the state made his case against the Administration's executive order - which applies to citizens of six predominantly Muslim countries.


2 dead after Learjet crashes near Teterboro Airport in New Jersey

2 dead after Learjet crashes near Teterboro Airport in New Jersey

The officer said authorities are not yet releasing the names of those killed. No one else was onboard the aircraft, which was coming from Philadelphia. The National Weather Service warned of strong winds with gusts up to 45 miles per hour (72 kph) just before the plane went down. It's not clear if anyone on the ground was injured.