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United Kingdom election: Corbyn closes in on May

United Kingdom election: Corbyn closes in on May

But Amber Rudd , the United Kingdom home secretary, said the party was not sure about the maximum amount people should contribute towards their care costs - and that a variety of options would be considered after the election. The Observer says Conservative Party strategists will be alarmed by the survey. Before becoming prime minister, May served for six years as Britain's home secretary, the country's top domestic security official.



Trump should be anxious about Saudi carrying out another 9/11: Iran

National oil giant Saudi Aramco expects to sign $50 billion (38.36 billion pounds) of deals with USA companies on Saturday, part of a drive to diversify the kingdom's economy beyond oil exports, Aramco's chief executive Amin Nasser said. However, despite having no bilateral meeting scheduled, the President Trump had a brief encounter with Sharif and exchanged pleasantries. Trump, whose campaign was frequently punctuated by bouts of anti-Islamic rhetoric, is poised to soften some of his ...


The US would find a cooperative approach to Iran the better option

The US would find a cooperative approach to Iran the better option

On 21 May, Trump, at the US-Arab-Islam summit in Riyadh , addressed a gathering of over 50 kings, Emirs, Presidents and Prime Ministers, mostly unelected rulers of the Arab and Islamic World. Although this leaves little doubt about the retaliatory nature of the measure, Iran explained the sanctions as being related to human rights issues, on account the alleged relationships of the named individuals and groups to the state of Israel, which the Islamic Republic does not recognize as legitimate ...



Arsenal wins FA Cup for a record 13th time after beating Chelsea

And it might just be enough to stem the tide of protests against Wenger , as the record 13-time FA Cup winners are yet to announce a new contract for the 67-year-old Frenchman for next season. Conte, who led Juventus to three straight Serie A titles before coaching the Italian national side and then moving to London previous year, heaped praise on his players for their dominance of the English league this season after a miserable 2015/16 campaign when they finished 10th.



Montana Republican waits to apologize for assaulting reporter until after he wins

Montana Republican Greg Gianforte tweeted his thanks after winning the special election to fill the congressional seat of former Rep. Ryan Zinke , now the US interior secretary. Almost 260,000 voters had cast their ballots in early voting before the incident took place. With 98 percent of precincts reporting, he led Democrat Rob Quist 50 percent to 44 percent, The Associated Press reported.


Taiwan becomes first country in Asia to approve of same-sex marriage

Taiwan becomes first country in Asia to approve of same-sex marriage

Hundreds of same-sex marriage supporters who had gathered outside parliament in central Taipei erupted at the news, with some breaking down in tears. In April this year, Amnesty International activists from more than 40 countries sent messages of support urging Taiwan to "say yes" to marriage equality.