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MI5 opened file on United Kingdom opposition leader

Of the 500 participants who voted Labour in the 2015 general election, 39 per cent were against it, and 36 per cent either didn't know, preferred not to say or supported another option. Meanwhile Shadow chancellor John McDonnell told activists in Birmingham there was "all to play for" in the remaining three weeks, declaring: "Let's get out there and win this election, let's carpe diem (seize the day), let's seize this opportunity, with courage and determination, we can win this election ...


Linking WannaCry Cyber Attacks to Pyongyang 'Ridiculous', Says North Korea

Linking WannaCry Cyber Attacks to Pyongyang 'Ridiculous', Says North Korea

Elaborating on the benefits that North Korea will be provided if it scraps its nuclear programme, Tillerson said if the DPRK cooperates, then some companies can invest in the nation. [Image by Drew Angerer/Getty Images] However, North Korea is not ready just yet to extend talks and want some actions. In a news conference on Friday at the Defense Department, Mattis said the US will continue to work with the U.N., South Korea, China and Japan to try to find a way out of the situation.


What pushes North Korea to develop nuclear weapons?

What pushes North Korea to develop nuclear weapons?

At the United Nations , North Korea's deputy ambassador, Kim In Ryong, was defiant. The launch of a Hwasong-12 medium range missile, which North Korea says is capable of delivering a "large-size heavy nuclear warhead", revealed new capabilities not previously on display in earlier North Korea missile tests, according to nuclear nonproliferation expert David Schmerler of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies in Monterey, California.



Saudis welcome Donald Trump with gold medal, receive arms package

USA delegation members travelling with Trump, including Kushner, were in high spirits leading up to the signing ceremony . "This package of defense equipment and services support the long-term security of Saudi Arabia and the Gulf region in the face of Iranian threats", a White House official said.



Trump said firing 'nut job' Comey relieved 'great pressure'

Comey was sacked the day before President Trump met with Russian officials, where it was reported that he leaked classified information to those officials during the meeting. With the president departing on Friday afternoon for the first foreign visit of his presidency, focus was turning to the scope and nature of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the United States election and links between the president's election campaign team and the Kremlin.


Congressman calls for Donald Trump's impeachment on House floor

Congressman calls for Donald Trump's impeachment on House floor

The contract on PredictIt titled "Will Donald Trump be impeached in 2017?" saw volume of more than 100,000 contracts in the last 24 hours after reports of a memo written by Comey that said Trump had asked him to end the Federal Bureau of Investigation's probe into ties between former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russian Federation.