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UK opposition leader Corbyn says could suspend Syria air strikes if elected

UK opposition leader Corbyn says could suspend Syria air strikes if elected

In the end, 66 Labour MPs backed the bombing. Blair said polls suggested PM Theresa May's Conservatives were on course for a landslide victory and he "wasn't totally sure" what Labor's position was on Brexit. Despite the Tories' pledge before 2010 of "a bigger army for a safer Britain', they slashed the army from 102,000 in 2010 to 80,000 in 2016, breaking a manifesto commitment to keep it at 82,000".


Dollar leaps above ¥110 on French presidential vote

Dollar leaps above ¥110 on French presidential vote

Numerous voters who spoke to The Canadian Press said they weren't overly enthusiastic about Macron but believed he would eliminate Le Pen in the second round. France's presidential election is widely seen as a litmus test for the populist wave that past year prompted Britain to vote to leave the European Union and US voters to elect Donald Trump president.


Trump calls for

Trump calls for "big reforms" of United Nations

Ambassador Nikki Haley, she "could easily be replaced". "We must also take a close look at the United Nations budget. Costs have absolutely gone out of control". "But right now, we're saying, "Don't test, don't use nuclear missiles, don't try and do any more actions" and I think he's understanding that". Trump also said the United Nations envoys will be "very busy people over the coming months and years".


Shares rally as French vote sparks rush into banking stocks

Shares rally as French vote sparks rush into banking stocks

Her speech ended with the French national anthem. With Ms Le Pen wanting France to leave the European Union, and Mr Macron proposing even closer co-operation between the bloc's 28 nations, the outcome of the first round of voting on Sunday after a wildly unpredictable and tense campaign means the run-off will have undertones of a referendum on France's European Union membership.


'Incontrovertible' sarin gas used in Syria: watchdog

'Incontrovertible' sarin gas used in Syria: watchdog

Jean-Marc Ayrault, France's foreign minister, told French TV: "We will provide proof that the regime did indeed organise these strikes with chemical weapons". At least 90 civilians were killed in the attack using sarin gas. The air strike consisted in launching a chemical weapon with sarin gas. "We will provide proof that the regime did indeed organise these strikes with chemical weapons".



Trump to insist on border wall funds as budget deadline looms

Formally known as the Affordable Care Act, Obamacare is President Barack Obama's signature domestic policy achievement, which Republicans are trying to repeal and replace. Democrats showed no sign of softening their opposition to wall funding on Sunday and sought to place responsibility for any shutdown squarely on Trump and Republicans who control the House of Representatives and the Senate.