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Moving left, UK's Labour manifesto promises renationalisation

Corbyn will also say: "Britain deserves better than simply outsourcing our country's security and prosperity to the whims of the Trump White House". With some moderate Labour MPs reported to be in revolt over Mr Corbyn's radical programme of renationalisation and expanding public services, Mrs May will accusing him of a return to the "disastrous socialist policies of the 1970s".


Some freed Chibok girls need surgery - FG

Some freed Chibok girls need surgery - FG

Nigeria's government exchanged them for five detained Boko Haram commanders, according to an official who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not permitted to speak to reporters on the matter. Yakubu Pam has commended the Federal Government and worldwide bodies for the girls' release. Over 50 girls managed to escape at the time, leaving 219; and in May 2016, another girl escaped.



'Everybody' has better healthcare than US, Trump says

Molly Cain, senior researcher at CAP Action, said: "Whether he's at Mar-a-Lago or Bedminster, we will hold President Trump accountable for lavishly spending taxpayer dollars at his own properties while trying to take healthcare away from 24 million people and doling out tax giveaways to the wealthiest Americans".



Sanctuary City Bill heads to Governor's desk

So, how do the bills stack up? "I am deeply grieved but wholly unsurprised that anti-immigrant lawmakers in the Texas House have taken a wrongheaded, racist piece of legislation and made it a "show me your papers" bill", Terri Burke, the executive director of the ACLU of Texas , said in a released statement .



Press to Trump-Lavrov meeting, Russian media covers it

Efforts to blame the whole thing on Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein ceased after Rosenstein reportedly threatened to resign. Mr Trump has said he has no ties to Russia and is not aware of any involvement by his aides in any Russian election interference.



Labour fights civil war over hard-left manifesto

Former Scottish National Party leader Alex Salmond accused Labour of becoming a "magpie party", as the draft manifesto featured policies pioneered by the SNP including free university tuition, an end to hospital parking charges and abolishing the "bedroom tax" .