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UK POLITICS: New Low! Theresa May Lead Falls to 5 Points Ahead of June 8 Election

UK POLITICS: New Low! Theresa May Lead Falls to 5 Points Ahead of June 8 Election 0

Such a level of support, if it was replicated across the country in a uniform way on June 8, would cut May’s majority to two from the working majority of 17 she currently has, The Times newspaper, which commissioned the poll, said.

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UK POLITICS: Terrorism Risk Increased By Police Cuts, Foreign Wars: Corbyn

UK POLITICS: Terrorism Risk Increased By Police Cuts, Foreign Wars: Corbyn 0

Jeremy Corbyn also vowed to reverse Prime Minister Theresa May’s police cuts and give the security services more resources if they needed them, saying Britain could not “be protected on the cheap”.

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JAMAICA POLITICS: Andrew Holness Signs Visa Waiver Agreement With Dominican Republic

JAMAICA POLITICS: Andrew Holness Signs Visa Waiver Agreement With Dominican Republic 0

Prime Minister Andrew Holness signed communiqué with Dominican Republic president Danilo Medina, which sets out a raft of agreements between both countries.

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UK POLITICS: Manchester Arena Suicide Bomber Brings Tragic Twist to June 8 Election

UK POLITICS: Manchester Arena Suicide Bomber Brings Tragic Twist to June 8 Election 0

The Manchester attack will nonetheless change the agenda. Tragedy makes electoral politics seem trivial, but can still bring political consequences.

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UK POLITICS: Rattled Theresa May Faces Accusations of Dishonesty

UK POLITICS: Rattled Theresa May Faces Accusations of Dishonesty 0

Prime Minister May’s character has become issue in the election campaign, raising its head after Tory lead narrowed to single digits in several polls.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Trump, Abbas Currently Meeting in Bethlehem

PALESTINE POLITICS: Trump, Abbas Currently Meeting in Bethlehem 0

The meeting follows US President Donald Trump’s Monday talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem al-Quds.

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UK POLITICS: 2017 Election: Theresa May Biggest Misstep

UK POLITICS: 2017 Election: Theresa May Biggest Misstep 0

Theresa May: “We will make sure nobody has to sell their family home to pay for care. We will make sure there’s absolute limit on what people need to pay.”

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Netanyahu to Trump: ‘May Your First Trip to Our Region Be Historic Milestone’

ISRAEL POLITICS: Netanyahu to Trump: ‘May Your First Trip to Our Region Be Historic Milestone’ 0

“During my travels in recent days, I have found new reasons for hope,” U.S. President Donald Trump said in a brief speech on arrival.

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UK POLITICS: Conservatives to Outspend Labour Party in Election Campaigning

UK POLITICS: Conservatives to Outspend Labour Party in Election Campaigning 0

“We need to make sure Conservatives stay in power,” said Charlie Mullins pro-EU chief executive, Pimlico Plumbers who donated 50,000 pounds to Conservatives under May’s predecessor David Cameron.

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UK POLITICS: No ‘Mayism’: Theresa May Says, Launches Manifesto

UK POLITICS: No ‘Mayism’: Theresa May Says, Launches Manifesto 0

Theresa May: “There is good solid Conservatism, which puts the interests of the country and the ordinary working people at the heart of everything we do.”

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UK POLITICS: Manifesto: After 2020 Tory Will End Triple Lock Pension

UK POLITICS: Manifesto: After 2020 Tory Will End Triple Lock Pension 0

Ahead of a June 8 election, Theresa May said the double lock would mean pensions would rise in line with earnings or inflation, whichever was highest.

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UK POLITICS: Targeting Core Labour Voters, Theresa May Promises More Workers’ Rights

UK POLITICS: Targeting Core Labour Voters, Theresa May Promises More Workers’ Rights 0

“Theresa May is taking working people for fools,” said Andrew Gwynne, Labour’s campaigns and elections chairman.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Fails to Gain Post-Budget Poll Bounce

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Fails to Gain Post-Budget Poll Bounce 0

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull remains in precarious position with polls showing he would lose election against Labour opposition.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Considering NATO Request to Send More Troops to Afghanistan

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull Considering NATO Request to Send More Troops to Afghanistan 0

“It is very important that we continue – we and our other allies in the effort in Afghanistan – continue to work together,” Australian PM Turnbull said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Shorten Argues: Limit Medicare Levy to High-Income Earners

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Shorten Argues: Limit Medicare Levy to High-Income Earners 0

“Labor cannot support making people on modest incomes give up even more of their pay packet,” Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said.

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CANADA POLITICS: British Columbia Voters Choose Provincial Government

CANADA POLITICS: British Columbia Voters Choose Provincial Government 0

Premier Christy Clark’s Liberals were able to close a 10 point gap with the New Democratic Party (NDP) in the past two weeks.

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UK POLITICS: Theresa May Stealing My Policies! Farage Says

UK POLITICS: Theresa May Stealing My Policies! Farage Says 0

“She is using exactly the same words and phrases I have been using for 20 years. I thought bashing Brussels bureaucrats was my domain,” Nigel Farage says.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Macron Says He Has Chosen Prime Minister

FRANCE POLITICS: Macron Says He Has Chosen Prime Minister 0

“If I am elected, I will work on finalizing a government next week but it will be announced after the handover of powers,” Emmanuel Macron said.

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UK POLITICS: Local Election: Theresa May Conservatives Make Strong Gains

UK POLITICS: Local Election: Theresa May Conservatives Make Strong Gains 0

Theresa May made local votes a gauge of her leadership, and her Conservative candidates have campaigned using her campaign mantra of “strong and stable leadership”.

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UK POLITICS: EU Seeking to Affect June 8 Election Result: Theresa May Says

UK POLITICS: EU Seeking to Affect June 8 Election Result: Theresa May Says 0

The European Commission’s negotiating stance has hardened, threats against Britain have been issued by European politicians and officials,” May said.

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