TRUMP’S WORLD

Trump administration announces new travel restrictions By Laura Jarrett and Sophie Tatum, CNN Updated 1206 GMT (2006 HKT) September 25, 2017 White House unveils new travel restrictions 01:06 Story highlights 8 countries are now affected The new restrictions take effect Oct. 18 Washington (CNN)The Trump administration has unveiled new travel restrictions on certain foreigners from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen as a replacement to a central portion of its controversial…

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What happens if Kim attacks? 5 things to know about North Korea By┬áKatie Hunt, CNN Updated 1235 GMT (2035 HKT) September 6, 2017 (CNN)North Korea tested a hydrogen bomb on Sunday, raising fears that Pyongyang is getting close to constructing a nuclear-tipped missile that could reach the US. The weapon was the most powerful North Korea has tested to date, with separate estimates putting the explosive yield at 50 or 120 kilotons. To put that…

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Theresa May dismisses skepticism over leadership bid

Theresa May dismisses skepticism over leadership bid

Theresa May has dismissed scepticism among some conservative MPs over her claim that she wants to lead the Tories at the next General Election. Speaking during an official visit to Japan, the Prime Minister said there “are real issues that we need to be dealing with and I’m there to do it”. Asked about scepticism over her leadership ambitions back home, she said: “For most members of the public, they would say they want the…

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Theresa May: ‘I’m no quitter , I will fight next election’

Theresa May: ‘I’m no quitter , I will fight next election’

The PM is insisting she is “in this for the long term” and wants to stay in charge of her party for at least five more years. Theresa May wants to fight the next general election as leader of the Conservative Party, she has revealed. Speaking to Sky News, the Prime Minister insisted she was “in this for the long term” – indicating she will lead the Tories into the 2022 election. Mrs May said:…

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Conservatives would be worse off if Theresa May stays as leader

Conservatives would be worse off if Theresa May stays as leader

Most Britons think the Conservative Party will be worse off if Theresa May remains as leader, an exclusive Sky Data poll reveals. Some 45% of the public think it would be a bad thing for the Tories if they go into the next general election with Mrs May still as leader. Meanwhile, 28% thought it would be a good thing – and the remainder thought it would make no difference or did not know. The…

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William and Harry to tour memorial garden on eve of 20th anniversary of mother’s death

William and Harry to tour memorial garden on eve of 20th anniversary of mother’s death

Thousands of flowers have been planted in memory of the princess as her sons lead tributes to her 20 years on since her death. The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry are to pay tribute to their mother, Princess Diana, with a visit to her memorial garden on the eve of the 20th anniversary of her death. Joined by the Duchess of Cambridge, they will tour the White Garden in the grounds of Kensington Palace….

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EU’s Jean-Claude Juncker criticises UK’s ‘unsatisfactory’ Brexit papers

EU’s Jean-Claude Juncker criticises UK’s ‘unsatisfactory’ Brexit papers

The third round of Brexit negotiations between the UK and EU got under way with tension, disagreement and a sense of stalemate. The President of the European Commission has said none of the Brexit position papers published by the UK are “satisfactory” and that an enormous number of issues remain unsettled. Speaking to a conference of European Union Ambassadors, Jean-Claude Juncker echoed the pessimistic tone struck by his Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier. Speaking in French,…

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North Korea missile a ‘serious and important threat’

North Korea missile a ‘serious and important threat’

North Korea has fired a ballistic missile over Japan, with the projectile falling into waters off the country’s eastern coast. The Japanese government’s warning system urged people in an area in the north of the country to take precautions early on Tuesday morning. South Korea’s military said the missile travelled 1,678 miles and was fired from North Korea’s Sunan region, near the capital Pyongyang, just before 6am local time. But Japan’s military did not attempt…

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EU’s Brexit chief Michel Barnier: UK must start negotiating seriously

EU’s Brexit chief Michel Barnier: UK must start negotiating seriously

The EU’s Brexit chief says it needs the UK’s positions on all issues and that it must start negotiating seriously. Speaking as the third round of Brexit talks began in Brussels, Michel Barnier voiced “concern” that time was passing quickly before the Article 50 deadline. Brexit secretary David Davis responded that progress required flexibility and imagination on both sides. More follows…

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China and India agree to end border standoff

China and India agree to end border standoff

India’s foreign affairs ministry says country has agreed with China on ‘expeditious disengagement’ of border troops. India and China have agreed on an “expeditious disengagement” of troops at a disputed border area in the Himalayas, where their soldiers have been locked in standoff for more than two months, according to India’s foreign ministry. The decision comes in the run-up to a summit of the BRICS nations – a grouping that also includes Brazil, Russia and…

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