Tuesday May 23-rd, 2017

Angela Eagle begins formal challenge to Corbyn's leadership

More than three quarters (76%) said it is unlikely that Corbyn will ever become prime minister and more than two thirds (69%) said it was unlikely Labour would win the next election with him as leader. "I have known Len since I was 16, we get on ve...

Robbers using Pokemon Go app to target victims

O'Fallon Police said the perpetrators of the robberies used the game by adding "a beacon to a PokeStop", referring to an aspect of the game that enables users to lure additional players. The app uses Global Positioning System and internet services ...

Leboeuf: Pepe deserved Euro 2016 award over Griezmann

But the sad pain of having to watch from the sidelines turned to tears of joy as Portugal upset the host nation 1-0 on Sunday at the Stade de France . "We've let a big chance to be champions pass us by". Eder saw a header pushed out by France ...

Pokemon GO's first update hits iOS

Franken's office says "Pokemon GO" asks users for access to their email address, IP address, their precise location, the last website they viewed and access to their Gmail account. Adam chose the Google option, expecting a notification via Google tha...

UK Labour's Corbyn says expects no legal challenge to ballot ruling

Labour's ruling National Executive Committee is due to decide this week whether the party leader must be re-nominated by MPs in order to run in the event of a challenge to his leadership. The Unite union's general secretary, Len McCluskey, has war...

Egypt foreign minister heads to Israel for rare visit

The talks also tackled the results of the ministerial meeting in Paris on June 3 to support the peace process and Shoukry's visit to Ramallah on the 29th of June, the statement added. At a press conference prior to retiring to the Prime Minister's of...

PH wins maritime arbitration case vs. China

The ruling may be a serious loss of face for China in ASEAN area over which it has tremendous influence. "If China's nine-dash line is invalid as to the Philippines, it is equally invalid to those States and, indeed, the rest of the worldwide c...

Clinton receives long-awaited endorsement from Sanders Clinton receives long-awaited endorsement from Sanders

She highlighted his campaign which "energized and inspired a generation of young people" and helped bring "people off the sidelines and into the political process". Other Sanders supporters - including the California For Sanders campaign - defended t...

Tens of thousands pay final respects to Abdul Sattar Edhi

The 88-year-old charity worker died Friday after a prolonged illness. Known in Pakistan as the "Angel of Mercy" for his social work that also won worldwide acclaim, Edhi had established a welfare foundation nearly six decades ago that he oversaw to...

Lawmaker Eagle challenges Corbyn for leadership of UK Labour Party

Angela Eagle has officially launched her bid to unseat the Leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn. "Jeremy Corbyn is unable to provide the leadership this huge task needs". Meanwhile, Owen Smith, another potential leadership contender, express...

Labour crisis deepens with Corbyn set to remain leader

Some Labour lawmakers fear Corbyn , who spent three decades on the hard-left fringe of the party before a surprise wave of grassroots enthusiasm swept him to victory in a leadership contest last September, will be voted back in by the party membersh...

Alberta wildfire losses C$3.6bn: trade body Alberta wildfire losses C$3.6bn: trade body

A study compiled by Catastrophe Indices and Quantification Inc said there were more than 27,000 personal property claims, with the average claim of C$81,000. The costliest insured disaster in Canadian history had been the 1998 ice storms in Quebec, f...

Britain's prime minister chairs his final Cabinet meeting

When will the new prime minister start the legal process to leave the 28-nation EU? Ms May will have a formidable task ahead of her to steer the United Kingdom through uncertain waters ahead in the wake of the Brexit vote which will see the United ...

Owen Smith: 'Labour is in danger of splitting apart' Owen Smith: 'Labour is in danger of splitting apart'

The Labour leader released the video after former shadow business secretary Angela Eagle gave him an ultimatum to stand down or she would challenge him in a leadership contest. " That membership wants and expects all of us to work together in the...

Dallas gunman wrote in blood on garage wall before he was killed Dallas gunman wrote in blood on garage wall before he was killed

He defended the decision to kill Johnson with a bomb delivered by remote-controlled robot, saying negotiations went nowhere and that officers could not approach him without putting themselves in danger. Investigators are searching Johnson's suburba...

Eagle Warns Of 'Tory State' If Corbyn Remains Eagle Warns Of 'Tory State' If Corbyn Remains

Last week, 172 Labour MPs indicated they had no confidence in Mr Corbyn in a vote in which he garnered the support of 40 Westminster colleagues. Jeremy Corbyn will be on the Labour leadership contest ballot paper without needing nominations from M...

Sanders expected to endorse Clinton NH Sanders expected to endorse Clinton NH

Sanders' campaign, however, failed to get robust language in the draft platform opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a key issue he brought up in the campaign. Chants of "Bernie" broke out in the gymnasium while opening speakers addressed the crow...

Micah Johnson planned larger attack, wrote message in blood Micah Johnson planned larger attack, wrote message in blood

The chief said that Johnson taunted cops, sang about his deeds, and demanded a Black negotiator during his two-hour standoff with cops before being killed by a remote-operated police bomb. "We can not let the actions of a few define all of us", Obama...

High court rejects Texas' ploy to restrict abortions High court rejects Texas' ploy to restrict abortions

The data also shows that abortions performed in Texas clinics declined more than 10,000 in 2014 compared with the year before, while around 1,800 more abortions were performed in ambulatory surgical centers that met the struck-down law's hospital-lik...

May, Leadsom in contest to be Britain's second-ever woman PM May, Leadsom in contest to be Britain's second-ever woman PM

Mrs Trevelyan had been backing Michael Gove, the justice secretary, until he was eliminated from the Conservative leadership contest in a vote of the party's MPs. Gove entered the race last week after unexpectedly withdrawing his support from the...

Unlikely leaders: Why Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn keep confounding elite experts

Ms Eagle, who became one of the first out lesbian MPs after a newspaper interview in September 1997, told the press that she was launching her campaign today, adding: "I'm not a Blairite". "These are dark times for Labour and these are risky times ...

Sushma Swaraj condoles death of Pak philanthropist Edhi Sushma Swaraj condoles death of Pak philanthropist Edhi

He has passed away and returned to his final abode. They expressed grief on the death of Abdul Sattar Edhi and said that his services for humanity could never be forgotten. The Soyem of Abdul Sattar Edhi , Pakistan's most celebrated humanitarian, ...

Jeremy Corbyn lacks support from union members, says YouGov poll

The Labour leader is expected to struggle to gain the required nominations if forced to obtain them. I'm not a Brownite. Describing herself as a "practical socialist", Ms Eagle said Mr Corbyn was not up to the job. Len McCulskey, general secret...

Trump predicts more protest violence, bills himself as 'law and order' candidate

A federal judge has thrown out the Virginia law binding delegates to specific candidates, preventing the state from punishing those who fail to vote for their pledged candidate - as some want to do in the case of Donald Trump. "I have not been contac...

House of Commons to debate the possibility of a second European Union referendum House of Commons to debate the possibility of a second European Union referendum

But the committee made it clear its response was not an endorsement of the petition. Parliament's petitions committee said it had chose to put the issue forward for a debate due to the large number of signatures. "It is up to the government to deci...

Theresa May to Become Britain's Next Prime Minister

Cameron said he will go to Buckingham Palace to tender his resignation to the Queen before chairing his last Cabinet meeting on July 12. "I'm also delighted that Theresa May will be the next prime minister ", he said in brief remarks to reporter...

Fendrich on Tennis: Murray wins by not being afraid to lose

LONDON (AP) - Andy Murray's Wimbledon title allowed him to make a dent Monday in the still-substantial gap in the ATP rankings between him and No. "I'm going to try and get fitter, stronger, improve my return game, improve my serve". "It's the...

Theresa May to be announced the next British PM Theresa May to be announced the next British PM

Cameron said: "We will have a new prime minister in that building behind me by Wednesday evening". In a speech at Downing Street earlier, Cameron said that Leadsom had made the right decision not to contest the leadership and that a "prolonged peri...

Cameron Hums Mystery Tune After Resigning Cameron Hums Mystery Tune After Resigning

Even if David Cameron has concerns about what the future holds, he has just banked £800,000 to help cope with life outside No 10. This innocent hum has now become a great discussion online with many wondering what the tune was, suggestions range ...

Protests over police killings disrupt interstate traffic Protests over police killings disrupt interstate traffic

The protests in St. Paul unfortunately became violent, with the demonstrators assaulting the police with items such as bricks and empty bottles, resulting in at least five injured officers. "The police in Baton Rouge have been truly very bad tonigh...

Stroud Labour supporters back Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn has received the support from the Southport Labour Party in the forthcoming leadership election. "The country needs Labour as an alternative government and we need Angela as our leader". The party's ruling National Executive Committee w...

Support for Jeremy Corbyn from Southport's Labour Party Support for Jeremy Corbyn from Southport's Labour Party

Corbyn has said he will not resign, citing the overwhelming mandate he won from the party's grassroots members when they elected him leader in September a year ago. But Mr Corbyn has suggested he may go to court if he is not automatically on that ...

State Department Resuming Its Own Probe of Clinton's E-Mails

State Department spokesman John Kirby confirmed reports that the department had restarted its probe but refused to put a deadline on the proceedings. Our goal will be to be as transparent as possible about our results, while complying with our va...

Angela Eagle, senior gay UK MP, launches her bid for Labour leadership Angela Eagle, senior gay UK MP, launches her bid for Labour leadership

I don't need to give a re-run of what's happening with Labour right now", she told the Sunday Telegraph. Downing Street sources said discussions are under way about the timing of Mr Cameron's departure. "I am my own woman - a strong Labour woman"...

Nine Conservative MPs prepare for race to succeed Cameron Nine Conservative MPs prepare for race to succeed Cameron

Another said they never thought they would be taking her side, but were desperate to block a "Johnson coronation". Chancellor George Osborne was considered the most likely successor to Cameron in the pre-Brexit situation, but he ruled himself out o...

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