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Tony Blair: Theresa May will be PM 'if the polls are right'

Tony Blair: Theresa May will be PM 'if the polls are right'

Theresa May has warned senior ministers not to think that the Conservatives' commanding lead in opinion polls means that the June 8 general election is in the bag. She said: "If Labour instead wants to be a party of government, it has to go into the election fighting for every vote". According to the Guardian , voters are being told to unseat Brexit-supporting Tory and Labour MPs such as Iain Duncan Smith, Theresa Villiers and Kate Hoey in order to push the pro-EU Remain agenda.



US carrier close enough to N. Korea for military action: admiral

On the same day, a U.S. guided-missile submarine docked in South Korea. (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Z.A. Landers/U.S. Navy via AP). The same four officials will then go to Capitol Hill to brief the entire House at 5 p.m. The officials weren't authorized to speak publicly about plans for the closed-doors briefings and requested anonymity. "China is the key to this", Sen.


Russian Federation vows to oppose USA stance against Iran

Russian Federation vows to oppose USA stance against Iran

Tillerson said the agreement "fails to achieve the objective of a non-nuclear Iran", but stopped short of threatening to terminate the deal or punish Tehran with more sanctions. Despite repeated pledges to rip up, renegotiate or otherwise alter them, the US has yet to withdraw from any of these economic, environmental or national security deals, as Trump's past criticism turns to tacit embrace of several key elements of USA foreign policy.



British PM, Corbyn trade blows in final pre-election clash

Tony Blair has refused once again to say he thinks Jeremy Corbyn would be the best prime minister, arguing that people should vote Labour to make sure Theresa May has a strong opposition. "I don't think having a debate among opposition parties meets the objective of giving the British people a chance to see what the real choices are in this election campaign", said Corbyn's spokesperson, speaking to reporters after the final Prime Minister's Questions of parliament.


Train strike to go ahead after talks fail

Train strike to go ahead after talks fail

Rail operator Govia Thameslink Railway and the RMT union held negotiations yesterday and today (Tuesday April 25) in an attempt to agree a deal over the introduction of driver-only operation on Southern services. "There have been 31 days of strike action in the 12 months of this dispute with numerous local picket lines and protests which have drawn in fantastic public support as our members have stood firm in the fight for rail safety".


United States military starts moving parts of THAAD to South Korea

United States military starts moving parts of THAAD to South Korea

The United States and North Korea have been stepping up warnings to each other in recent weeks over North Korea's development of nuclear weapons and missiles in defiance of U.N. The Trump administration is also upping the ante diplomatically. Local activists have been very vocal about the deployment of the U.S. system, saying the presence of THAAD would make them a prime target for Pyongyang and Beijing .