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Anti-EU UK Independence Party elects former army officer as new leader

Anti-EU UK Independence Party elects former army officer as new leader

Anne Marie Waters , one of two candidates, has previously described Islam as "evil", leading to several members saying they will leave the party if she wins. The final candidates hoping to turn the party's fortunes around, and ensure Brexit goes ahead, include MEP Jane Collins, Nuttall's former deputy Peter Whittle, London Assembly Member David Kurten, ex-soldier Henry Bolton, John Rees-Evans and Aidan Powlesland - who (genuinely) wants to mine the asteroid belt for minerals.


Ukip's new logo looks just like the Premier League lion

Ukip's new logo looks just like the Premier League lion

On social media people were quick to draw similarities with the Premier Leagues logo with football pundit Gary Linekar tweeting: "The @premierleague will be thrilled". But Ukip chairman Paul Oakden told BBC Two's Daily Politics: 'I'm not anxious. Not all of the reaction to Ukip's new logo has been regarding the Premier League link however.


U.S. plans to withdraw staff from embassy in Cuba

U.S. plans to withdraw staff from embassy in Cuba

US officials initially believed the symptoms were being caused by a covert sonic device. Some have even been diagnosed with mild brain damage The State Department says some kind of covert sonic weapon could be to blame and is taking the attacks seriously.


North Korea: the South expects more provocative action by mid-October

North Korea: the South expects more provocative action by mid-October

South Korea and the United States have said it is only to curb North Korea's missile threats. During the South Korean President's dinner meeting with the party leaders, Moon stressed that security cooperation between the allies was "watertight", and that from the U.S.


Will Trump's Proposed Tax Cuts Stick?

Will Trump's Proposed Tax Cuts Stick?

He is overall not thrilled, ' one close friend of Trump's told MM. But the state's Republican and Democratic representatives said it would hit NY hard by eliminating a much relied-upon deduction for state income tax payments. EisnerAmper estimated that a city resident making $1 million would pay $20,000 more in taxes under Trump's plan. Wal-Mart said in a statement that the proposal is "an important step in the right direction on tax reform ", adding that the plan "recognizes the ...


Jon Huntsman confirmed as USA ambassador to Russian Federation

Jon Huntsman confirmed as USA ambassador to Russian Federation

The confirmation was unanimous and swift, with Democrats and Republicans joining in a rare consensus to support President Donald Trump's choice for the top USA diplomat in Moscow. Huntsman takes on the post in Moscow as congressional committees and special counsel Robert Mueller investigate allegations that Russian Federation sought to influence the 2016 US presidential election on Trump's behalf, as well as potential collusion with Moscow by Trump associates.