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Corbyn rushed by Question Time audience while Smith awkwardly ignored
UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn won the debate against his challenger for the leadership of the Labour Party, Owen Smith, if the audience’s response at the end of BBC’s Question Time is any indication. Read Full Article at RT.com
551 points by Russia Today | United Kingdom Democratic socialism Vermont Labour Party Keir Hardie Tony Blair Bernie Sanders Burlington Vermont
Lib Dems recycle discredited claim they opposed Iraq War
Britain’s Liberal Democrat party is still using the discredited claim that it opposed the Iraq War, as part of an attempt to insist that only it can deliver a coherent foreign policy. Read Full Article at RT.com
30 points by Russia Today | 2003 invasion of Iraq Tony Blair Liberal Democrats George W. Bush Iraq War United States Gordon Brown United Kingdom general election 2005
5 key moments from Wednesday's Trump-Clinton forum
The top 5 most-talked-about moments from Wednesday night's forum.       
17 points by USA Today | George W. Bush Iraq War Barack Obama 2003 invasion of Iraq President of the United States United States United States presidential election 2008 Tony Blair
Hillary Clinton unleashes on Donald Trump over national security
Hillary Clinton unleashed a torrent of attacks against Donald Trump's preparedness to be commander-in-chief Thursday morning, hours after an NBC forum exposed her opponent to criticism on multiple fronts.
6033 points by CNN | George W. Bush Iraq War 2003 invasion of Iraq President of the United States Iraq Barack Obama Tony Blair United States
Farage blames terrorist attack on UK’s multiculturalism, though over half of victims were foreign
Former UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage came under fire after blaming Wednesday’s terrorist attack on Britain’s “immigration policies” and multiculturalism. Read Full Article at RT.com
-1 points by Russia Today | United Kingdom Tony Blair Multiculturalism Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Immigration to the United States United Kingdom Independence Party Nigel Farage Europe
Car-tab fees up after passage of transportation package
SEATTLE (AP) - Some drivers in King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties are experiencing sticker shock with the latest round of car-tab renewal bills arriving in the mail. KOMO TV reports (http://bit.ly/2kL9q0J ) the increase in fees is connected to the passage of Sound Transit 3, a transportation package approved by ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | KOMO-TV Election Transport English-language films Snohomish County Washington Seattle British films Tony Blair
Germany's SPD unchanged in Forsa poll, lag Merkel's conservatives
BERLIN (Reuters) - Support for Germany's Social Democrats is unchanged from a week ago at 31 percent, a poll showed on Wednesday, as their support stagnated after a surge following the nomination last month of Martin Schulz as party leader for September's federal election.
-2 points by Reuters | Gerhard Schröder Social Democratic Party of Germany Angela Merkel German federal election 2005 Christian Democratic Union Tony Blair Chancellor of Germany Bundestag
Toby Keith Naperville Ribfest performance gains national attention
The Naperville Exchange Club's decision to book Toby Keith for Naperville Ribfest's opening night gained national attention Friday, the same day tickets went on sale for the country singer's June 30 show. After the Exchange Club announced Keith's performance Feb. 3, many Naperville residents took...
1866 points by Chicago Tribune | George W. Bush Bill Clinton White House Press Secretary President of the United States George H. W. Bush Democratic Party Tony Blair Republican Party
Man finds author of message in a bottle he found in NJ
LONG BEACH ISLAND, N.J. — A New Jersey man has found the person who wrote a message in a bottle. The Asbury Park Press reports that Vincent Stango has exchanged text messages with Stuart Brown, of Yorkshire, England, since Stango found the bottled note on a beach near his Long Beach Island home about two...
248 points by New York Post | New Jersey Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom United Kingdom New York New York City Tony Blair Ocean County New Jersey England
New Jersey man connects with sender of message in a bottle
LONG BEACH ISLAND, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man has found the person who wrote a message in a bottle.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | New Jersey Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom Tony Blair United Kingdom Kingdom of England England Telephone New York
Yanis Varoufakis on Jeremy Corbyn and Brexit
Ex-Greek Finance Minister Varoufakis says Jeremy Corbyn's chances of becoming the next UK prime minister are 'slim'.
165 points by Al Jazeera English | United Kingdom Tony Blair Gordon Brown Labour Party British Empire Member of the European Parliament Home Secretary Arthur Henderson
May's Brexit plan under pressure ahead of parliamentary test
LONDON (Reuters) - Pro-Europe MPs' efforts to temper Theresa May's Brexit plan gained traction on Sunday when a member of her own party broke ranks to criticize her strategy before parliamentary votes that will test her government's slim majority.
-2 points by Reuters | United Kingdom United Kingdom general election 2005 Labour Party Reuters Tony Blair House of Lords House of Commons of the United Kingdom Conservative Party
Tony Blair dismisses claims he wants job as Trump adviser
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s aides have dismissed claims he is angling for a job with US President-elect Donald Trump, calling the prospect “complete nonsense.” Read Full Article at RT.com
412 points by Russia Today | George W. Bush Rupert Murdoch Tony Blair Bill Clinton Ivanka Trump President of the United States Hillary Rodham Clinton Democratic Party
Opinion: Why Trump can't afford to let down his supporters
How did the twin political earthquakes of Brexit and Donald Trump's victory happen? There are many reasons, but one answer lies in the technological and social media revolution of the last decade.
45 points by CNN | Margaret Beckett Gordon Brown Working class Generation Y Tony Blair World War II Want Democracy
Obama embraces Merkel in Germany visit, prods Trump on Russia
BERLIN (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama gave a strong endorsement of German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday and used a visit to Berlin to warn Russia about consequences for intervening in the U.S. election and prod Donald Trump to hold firm against Moscow.
90 points by Reuters | Vladimir Putin United States Thomson Reuters Germany President of the United States Reuters Tony Blair Angela Merkel
JPMorgan Chase to pay $264M in Chinese bribery case
JPMorgan Chase & Co. has agreed to pay $264.4 million in fines to federal authorities to settle charges that it hired friends and relatives of Chinese officials in order to gain access to banking deals in that country. JPMorgan’s Asia affiliate allegedly created a quid pro quo program that would hire the children and friends...
7 points by New York Post | Credit card U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Quid pro quo English-language films Bank of America JPMorgan Chase American films Tony Blair
JPMorgan Chase to pay $264 million in Chinese bribery case
JPMorgan Chase & Co. has agreed to pay $264.4 million in fines to federal authorities to settle charges that it hired friends and relatives of Chinese officials in order to gain access to banking deals in that country.  JPMorgan's Asia affiliate allegedly created a quid pro quo program that would...
41 points by Los Angeles Times | Credit card U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Quid pro quo English-language films Bank of America JPMorgan Chase American films Tony Blair
Is UKIP head Farage about to become ‘Lord Nigel’ to boost Britain’s relations with Trump?
Prime Minister Theresa May has apparently refused to confirm or deny whether she could give UKIP’s Nigel Farage a peerage, which would allow him to serve in the Cabinet and potentially become a go-between with US President-elect Donald Trump. Read Full Article at RT.com
490 points by Russia Today | United Kingdom Independence Party Westminster system House of Lords Prime Minister of the United Kingdom John Major Cabinet President Tony Blair
France's Le Pen second favorite to win power, Juppe evens: bookmaker
LONDON (Reuters) - France's far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen is now second-favorite to win power in next year's presidential election, just behind conservative Alain Juppe, British bookmaker William Hill said.
51 points by Reuters | President of the United States Nicolas Sarkozy Reuters Tony Blair Labour Party Socialist Party Thomson Reuters Harold Wilson
Buoyed by fans, Corbyn heads for re-election in Britain's Labour
LONDON (Reuters) - Thanking grassroots supporters who look set to keep him in charge of Britain's opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn seems unruffled by accusations from fellow lawmakers that his left-wing agenda will never deliver election victory.
-1 points by Reuters | Left-wing politics Social democracy Socialism United Kingdom Political spectrum European Union Tony Blair Voting
Blair closes down his profit-making businesses… apart from some special clients
Tony Blair is not yet ready to retire but his million-pound consultancy businesses will be shutting down so he can focus on not-for-profit work. However, some private clients will still be relying on the former prime minister for special advice. Read Full Article at RT.com
206 points by Russia Today | Tony Blair Iraq War 2003 invasion of Iraq Prime Minister of the United Kingdom De facto Prime minister Cherie Blair United Kingdom
Putin & Theresa May meet for first time, hope to 'resume dialogue'
Russian President Vladimir Putin has met with the new UK Prime Minister Theresa May for the first time. The meeting came on the sidelines of the G20 summit in China. Read Full Article at RT.com
1942 points by Russia Today | Fighter aircraft 10 Downing Street Russia Tony Blair Margaret Thatcher Prime Minister of Russia United Kingdom 1998 Russian financial crisis
Bavarian leader warns Merkel after 'disaster' state vote
BERLIN (Reuters) - The leader of the state of Bavaria warned German conservatives on Tuesday that they faced an "extremely threatening" situation after a "disastrous" state election on Sunday which he blamed squarely on Angela Merkel's open-door migrant policy.
26 points by Reuters | Vladimir Putin Christian Democratic Union Angela Merkel Gerhard Schröder Tony Blair Social Democratic Party of Germany Reuters Berlin
Delivering stolen money to the Maldives president
The three "bros" were tasked with delivering millions of dollars in cash to the president - and they are now on the run.
1521 points by Al Jazeera English | Maldives Vice President of the United States President of the United States George W. Bush Sri Lanka Tony Blair Richard Nixon Gerald Ford
'You dropped bombs on Iraq’: Colin Powell heckled by protester on live TV (VIDEO)
Former US Secretary of State, Colin Powell, was heckled during a live interview on CBS by a angry off-screen protester venting his ire over the Iraq war. Read Full Article at RT.com
-1 points by Russia Today | Iraq War George W. Bush 2003 invasion of Iraq President of the United States Tony Blair Barack Obama Iraq Saddam Hussein
Posh politicians ‘repel’ working class voters, study finds
Wealthy Labour Party candidates “particularly repel” working class voters who don’t believe these would-be representatives are in touch with their values or interests, a study has found. Read Full Article at RT.com
192 points by Russia Today | Social class Middle class Working class Tony Blair Bourgeoisie Upper class Elections French Revolution