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May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote a week away

Ms Wood opened the debate with an attack on the Prime Minister for refusing to take part. "I've been taking Jeremy Corbyn on directly week in and week out at Prime Minister's Questions" in the House of Commons, she said . Since then, the bombing that killed 22 people at a Manchester concert and some policy missteps by May's party have thrown the contest into uncertainty.



Many Boomers Face Double Trouble in GOP Healthcare Bill

The future of the bill hinged upon this report , as House Republicans passed their most recent version of the bill without waiting for the CBO to report its estimated price tag. Coming at things from a slightly different angle, Trump also promised to fulfill a longtime priority of conservative health care reformers: Allowing people to buy insurance across state lines.


Afghanistan cancels cricket matches with Pakistan

Afghanistan cancels cricket matches with Pakistan

The suicide truck bomb hit a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul killing scores of people and wounding hundreds more. "However, the blast was very large and nearby buildings including our own building have considerable damage in terms of broken glass and shattered windows and blown doors etc", he said.



Donald Trump's communications chief Mike Dubke leaving, White House says

Fresh off Trump's first official trip overseas, White House communications director Michael Dubke announced his resignation Tuesday in what many inside and outside the White House see as the first shoe to drop. Michael Flynn, who was Trump's national security adviser for just 24 days before being fired amid questions about meetings he held with the Russian ambassador, was also present, the newspaper reported.


Canada's defense minister threatens Boeing deal in speech

Canada's defense minister threatens Boeing deal in speech

Canada's defence minister is doubling down on Ottawa's threat to jettison a multibillion-dollar purchase of Boeing warplanes if the Chicago company doesn't abandon a trade complaint against Montreal aircraft maker Bombardier . "However, our government is of the view that their action against Bombardier is unfounded". Sajjan's remarks were made in front of an entire convention of defence contractors and constituted the most direct warning the Liberals had issued since the trade dispute ...



Former FBI director Comey set to testify June 8 on Russia

After Comey's dismissal, news reports emerged that Trump asked Comey to end the Flynn probe during a February meeting in the Oval Office the day after Flynn was sacked for misrepresenting his contacts with the Russian ambassador. Comey will testify in open session beginning at 10 a.m., followed by a closed session around 1 p.m., the committee announced. This is published unedited from the IANS feed .