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Global Media UK election goes from dull to dramatic as contest tightens
Author: 0 UK election goes from dull to dramatic as contest tightens

The pound wobbled against the dollar and euro today after a shock poll showed that a hung parliament is possible after next week's General Election . The YouGov data suggested the Conservative Party could lose up to 20 of the 330 seats it holds in the current Parliament, with Labour gaining almost 30 seats.

Global Media British PM May looks 9 seats short of parliament majority - YouGov
Author: 0 British PM May looks 9 seats short of parliament majority - YouGov

Michael Hewson, chief market analyst at CMC Markets, says in an email early Wednesday morning: "While the pound has recovered some ground after its wobble at the end of last week, there is a slightly more cautious attitude as a result of those narrowing polls, with another survey showing that the prospect of a hung parliament has also increased, which has also acted as a bit of a weight around sterling's recent progress".

Global Media British PM, rival face angry voters as election nears
Author: 0 British PM, rival face angry voters as election nears

But recently, polls have been tightening between the Tories and the Labour Party and its leader Jeremy Corbyn . Although the predictions are it will be a hung parliament, and a landslide for May, my personal hunch, which many may not agree with, is that Corbyn just might make it to 10 Downing Street in what has so far been a dramatic road to the polls.

Global Media Undaunted by tornado, man continues mowing lawn
Author: 0 Undaunted by tornado, man continues mowing lawn

When his wife, Cecilia, saw him cutting the grass with the tornado at his back, she snapped a dramatic photo. Cecilia insists all her neighbors were outside taking photos of the tornado as well. He said he was keeping an eye on it all the time. The storm was quickly gone, she added. No one was injured, but some residents suffered property damage.

Global Media Jeremy Paxman hits May with brutal Brexit 'blowhard' jibe
Author: 0 Jeremy Paxman hits May with brutal Brexit 'blowhard' jibe

May and the leader of the main opposition Labour Party are used to facing each other across the floor of the House of Commons for the weekly battle known as Prime Minister's Question time. Paxman challenged Corbyn's refusal to denounce the Irish Republican Army and his having met with Hamas officials and suggested the Labour leader would seek to abolish the monarchy if his party triumphed.

Author: 0 Kathy Griffin feels 'betrayed' by Anderson Cooper after firing

Mr Trump's son, Don Jr, daughter-in-law, Lara, and First Lady, Melania Trump, have all attacked Griffin in the wake of the controversy. Kathy, who claimed that she was just parodying Trump saying of Megyn Kelly that "she had blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever", said that she had dealt with "white guys trying to hold her down before".

Global Media Centre may consider new law on cattle trade: Minister
Author: 0 Centre may consider new law on cattle trade: Minister

Animals for slaughter will have to be bought from producers at source. Taking the animal over state boundaries would also require special approval, the government's May 26 order has said. No animal market will now be able to run without the approval of district animal market committee to be headed by a magistrate and having two representatives of government-approved animal welfare groups.

Global Media Here's how the world reacted to Trump's Saudi Arabia visit
Author: 0 Here's how the world reacted to Trump's Saudi Arabia visit

Trump spoke in the Saudi capital to leaders of 55 Muslim-majority countries. The US President let it be known that the people in Iran had "endured hardship and despair under their leaders reckless pursuit of conflict and terror". "From Lebanon to Iraq to Yemen, Iran funds, arms and trains terrorists, militias and other extremist groups that spread destruction and chaos across the region", Trump said in his speech .

Author: 0 Akufo-Addo Arrives In Monrovia For His First ECOWAS Summit

President Gnassingbe will officially assume the role at the end of the Summit. Mohamed VI had been due to attend the ECOWAS summit in Monrovia on Saturday and Sunday, where members are expected to discuss Morocco's petition to join the bloc as a "full member", the foreign ministry said late Thursday.

Global Media Kroenke says Arsenal not for sale after Usmanov bid
Author: 0 Kroenke says Arsenal not for sale after Usmanov bid

The company, run by American sports mogul Stan Kroenke , now own 67% of the Gunners having steadily acquired more shares since initially buying a 9.9% stake back in 2007. It's understood the American, a U.S. sports mogul, did not initially dismiss the approach, which was made last month , but has since informally indicated he is not interested in selling his share.

Global Media French Open Day 5: Match Points
Author: 0 French Open Day 5: Match Points

He faces Paolo Lorenzi on Thursday. Lokoli later said Klizan was the one who did not respect him because he kept simulating injuries throughout their match. "Last year was a great year for me, you know it was the best I ever played", Murray said. The 12th-seeded American held a 22-10 edge in winners, did not face any break points, and took advantage of Barty's seven double-faults.

Author: 0 Trump attacks 'fake news' following Kushner reports

Trump on Sunday, though, went after leaking of information and warned people not to trust stories that include the words "sources say". " #FakeNews is the enemy!" he said . He said they may be used in situations including secret talks with the Taliban in Afghanistan or for the release of hostages. He has not played a diplomatic role for Putin, which prompted questions about why he was meeting with Kushner during the transition, according to the Times, which cited current and former officials ...

Author: 0 'One Love': Stars, Fans Flock to Manchester Concert

Hours before the concert, Grande's manager Scooter Braun quelled concerns that the concert might be delayed in light of the attacks. Viewers were also impressed with just how involved Ariana was with the entire night, with the singer making countless appearances on stage as she joined her boyfriend, Mac Miller , best friend, Miley Cyrus , and other famous pals for a variety of collaborations.

Author: 0 Saudi foreign minister to meet Egyptian counterpart in Cairo

Qatar and the surrounding countries . Qatar had no immediate comment. Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates all announced they would withdraw their diplomatic staff from Qatar, a gas-rich nation that will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Author: 0 Donald Trump goes to the Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban

That broad power says that "whenever the President finds that the entry of any aliens or of any class of aliens. would be detrimental to the interests of the United States, he may. Still, the government argues the courts must defer to the president's national security findings, and blasted the 4th Circuit for imputing discriminatory intent on the basis of the president's campaign statements.

Global Media South Africa's main opposition suspends ex-leader Zille after colonialism tweet
Author: 0 South Africa's main opposition suspends ex-leader Zille after colonialism tweet

The DA now says it's Federal Executive has written to the Western Cape Premier "to signify its intention to temporarily suspend her from Party activities until the conclusion of the disciplinary proceedings instituted against her". "According to Mmusi Maimane's statement, the suspension is already operative; and my reading of the DA constitution is that they can't do that". "Zille's social media commentary and public utterances in connection with colonialism undermine our reconciliation ...

Author: 0 Silicon Valley reacts to the United States backing out of Paris Agreement

May told Trump the United Kingdom "remained committed" to the Paris deal and "expressed her disappointment" at the US' move. He said that under the accord, China can steadily grow its carbon footprint until 2030. This is a global challenge. Mr Bainimarama will serve as president of the United Nations climate talks - known as COP23 - in Bonn, Germany in November and in a statement said he will work to form a grand coalition.

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia king: Trump's visit a 'turning point'

His stay will include separate meetings with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas - as well as a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial. On Monday in Jerusalem, he will pray at the Western Wall and visit the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. A key part of that strategy, O'Connell said, will be arms deals such as the one Trump announced with the Saudis this weekend, to provide the country with $110 billion in tanks, fighter jets, combat ships and ...

Global Media UN chief urges action on climate change as Trump debates
Author: 0 UN chief urges action on climate change as Trump debates

President Donald Trump declared Thursday he was withdrawing the US from the landmark Paris climate agreement, striking a major blow to worldwide efforts to combat climate change and distancing the country from many allies overseas. An American withdrawal would come less than 18 months after the historic 196-nation pact was signed in the French capital - the fruit of a hard-fought agreement between Beijing and Washington under Barack Obama's leadership.

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