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Troops meet fierce Isis resistance in Mosul push

Troops meet fierce Isis resistance in Mosul push

A boy carries heavy belongings through the rubble as he flees fighting between Iraqi special forces and ISIS militants in western Mosul on May 15. Scores of Islamic State militants attacked Iraqi forces , shortly after the latter seized control of Tibb al-Mosul town in the city's western side, the Rapid Response officer said on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on speaking to media.



Kathy Griffin performance at State Theatre cancelled

Mr Trump tweeted that Griffin should be "ashamed of herself" and that his 11-year-old son, Barron, was "having a hard time with this". "He broke me", she said, fighting back tears, "and then I was, 'Right, this isn't right!' I started to see what was happening and then there was a mob mentality".


John Curtice: Five things the last week of polling can tell us

John Curtice: Five things the last week of polling can tell us

The Labour Party has focused more on traditional election fare: highlighting public dissatisfaction with inequality and cuts to services under seven years of Conservative austerity policies. election and the Brexit vote. The SNP, which is forecast to win 50 seats, would be the only party with enough seats to prop the party up in Government but is unlikely to as it opposes Brexit and much of the Tory platform.



UK PM May's lead widens ahead of June 8 election - ORB poll

On April 18, UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced her decision to hold an early parliamentary election on June 8 to overcome divisions in the parliament and succeed in negotiations with the European Union on Brexit. In her session, May was asked why she was not able to provide details of the maximum amount of money people would have to spend on social care, which was only promised after days of backlash against the policy.



Putin compares United States election meddling claims to anti-Semitism

Vladimir Chuprov, who tracks the Russian energy industry for the environmental group Greenpeace, said hardliners in the Kremlin will be buoyed by Trump's decision. "They came to the polls and voted for him, and the other team miscalculated". Mr Putin scoffed at the U.S. focus on the Russian ambassador's contacts with members of Mr Trump's team, saying the envoy was just doing his job.



Bernie Sanders hails Corbyn as a fellow challenger to inequality

On Brexit , Mr Corbyn defended his team's ability to handle the negotiations, with immediate legislation to protect the rights of EU nationals in the United Kingdom and work to "guarantee trade access to the European markets and protection for the conditions we have achieved through EU membership".