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Labour twice as popular than the Tories with the punters

The Unite leader praised the party's manifesto, launched yesterday, but blamed the media's "constant attack" on Mr Corbyn and internal party divisions for Labour trailing in the polls. "And that's wrong. We can see that politics is broken, and I think Brexit is a symptom of that". Mr Corbyn's critics will see it as a warning to resign if the party wins fewer than 200, but the Labour leader's supporters will see it as a call for him to stay on if Labour tops 200.



NewsAlert: Alleged Manchester bomber phoned mom before attack, said 'forgive me'

Tensions are running high after a series of leaks in U.S. media revealed details about the suicide bombing that killed 22 people at a pop concert in the city on Monday night. Meanwhile, Trump has finally responded to the leaks related to the Manchester attack investigation. "Due to the tragic events in Manchester, the Dangerous Woman Tour with Ariana Grande has been suspended until we can further assess the situation and pay our proper respects to those lost", a Grande rep said.



Tusk: We must be 'tough, even brutal' on terror

The leaders of the Group of Seven nations have agreed to do more to fight terrorism. In the presence of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , the issue of North Korea's growing nuclear and ballistic missile threats is also likely to be high on the agenda.



US Will Renegotiate NAFTA, Talks Could Begin In August

U.S. Sens. Deb Fischer (R-NE) and Jeff Flake (R-AZ) led a letter on Monday that highlighted the positive impacts of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the potential consequences of abandoning the trade deal. "The ambition is a trilateral agreement, but a lot of the talks will be bilateral", he said. The importance of ag exports to Canada and Mexico shouldn't be overlooked or taken for granted, says Chip Councell, chairman of the U.S.


Venezuelans shut down capital roads to protest government

Venezuelans shut down capital roads to protest government

Maduro said he would create a new legislature to ease tensions because of anti-government protests. "We haven't really seen a problem like that ... That sparked protests that have left more than 40 people dead. Maduro replied angrily: " Get your dirty hands out of here , enough of imperialist intervention!" 'This has been a massacre against the people, ' opposition leader Henrique Capriles said before the march got underway.



No hand holding for Melania Trump

This time, it was in Rome. The President then tried to grab his wife's hand. No matter what you think of Melania Trump or her husband's politics, there is a subtle strength in her stone-faced expression during these command performances.