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Irish PM announces resignation as party leader

He has been under growing internal party pressure over his failure to secure a majority government in the general election in 2016 and his handling of a series of crises in the Irish police. He has always made himself available to members of the Parliamentary Party and to me at any point, and I have brought up a number of groups from both Longford and Westmeath to meet him in his office to discuss various policy issues.


US Defense Chief 'Not Worried' About Trump's Disclosures To Russia

US Defense Chief 'Not Worried' About Trump's Disclosures To Russia

Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain still has confidence in its intelligence-sharing relationship with the USA despite reports that President Donald Trump shared sensitive information with Russian Federation. "That is, for us, our worst fears confirmed", an Israeli intelligence officer told Buzzfeed. She was the first foreign leader to meet him in the White House following his inauguration in January.



Chaffetz to resign, raising doubts about Trump probe

Jason Chaffetz officially announced his plans to leave Congress, with legislative leadership threatening legal action over how the vacancy is filled. "I don't believe you dramatically change the process from what is the current law right in the middle of an election", Chaffetz said .



1 killed as car hits people in Times Square; Trump informed

The vehicle was a red Honda sedan and CBS New York Television said the driver had been removed. Jared Sabater says Rojas was chased by 5 or 6 men who grabbed him and took him down before police arrived seconds later. Television footage showed police officers restraining a man and placing him in a police auto. Police secure the area after the auto mounted the footpath and drove into pedestrians at Times Square in NY.



Conservatives warn of '£58bn black hole' in Labour spending plans

Guided by the strapline " For The Many: Not The Few ", Corbyn's manifesto seeks to impose £50 billion in annual tax rises for top United Kingdom earners (+ £80,000 per year), combined with a return to nationalising United Kingdom civic services such as the Royal Mail, National Grid and transport sectors.



Trump Election: Former FBI Boss To Lead Russia Inquiry

Trump's Twitter comments stood in contrast to his measured statement on Wednesday night after former FBI chief Robert Mueller was named as special counsel, in which he said "a thorough investigation will confirm what we already know - there was no collusion between my campaign and any foreign entity".