May defends joint airstrikes against Syria

The employment rate has hit a record high which make a rise in interest rates almost certain

Labour will lead a debate on Tuesday about Parliament's right to approve military action, or not.

May will also apply for an emergency debate to give lawmakers "an extended opportunity to discuss the military action", her office said, in what could be an attempt to draw the sting out of any opposition motion for the same.

British Prime Minister Theresa May told restive lawmakers Monday that military airstrikes on Syria were right both legally and morally, and she accused Syria and its ally Russian Federation of attempting to cover up evidence of a deadly chemical weapons attack.

The Violations Documentation Centre (VDC), a research group based in Syria that documents violations of global law, believes that Bashar al-Assad regime forces are responsible for the chemical attack on April 7 that killed over 75 people and injured hundreds more.

One former minister expressed frustration that the government "bottled it".

"Labour's acceptance of Brexit has led to weak opposition to the slow, shambolic and damaging Brexit process, with Jeremy Corbyn mostly preferring to lead on domestic issues at Prime Minister's questions each week", she said.

"It was perfectly possible for the house to have been recalled in advance, why was this not done?"

Corbyn drew jeers and shouts for his taunt that May had acted to please Trump.

Instead he has called for independent investigations into future chemical weapons attacks, despite ignoring an earlier investigation that judged the Syrian regime was nearly certainly responsible for the 2013 and 2017 sarin attacks.

UK labour market - Office for National Statistics
UK inflation falls to 2.5%, its lowest level for a year

"Based on the regime's persistent pattern of behaviour and the cumulative analysis of specific incidents we judged it highly likely that the Syrian regime had continued to use chemical weapons on at least four occasions since the attack in Khan Sheikhoun".

He said with or without the vote it would be "largely symbolic" and would mainly just acknowledge that Parliament has had its say.

The UK and United States have said the strikes were successful, with President Trump warning the United States is "locked and loaded" for further action if there are more chemical attacks.

A poll by Sky Data also on Monday revealed that 49 percent of British public thought the United Kingdom was right to carry out a military intervention in Syria.

Britain has said there are no plans for future strikes against Syria, but foreign minister Boris Johnson warned President Bashar al-Assad that all options would be considered if chemical weapons were used against Syrians again.

British Royal Air Force jets joined American and French warplanes and ships in hitting targets in Syria early on Saturday in response to a reported chemical attack by the Syrian Government in the town of Douma.

According to the Survation poll conducted for Mail on Sunday, 36 percent of Britons supported the attacks, while 24 percent of respondents were undecided.

"The fact that such an atrocity can take place in our world today is a stain on our humanity".

Speaking on Sky News, the fantasy fiction actor said that the greatest political mandate in British history was a "false one" fed on "lies" which "created an atmosphere that was toxic", and that comic book character Charles Xavier and Star Trek's Captain Jean-Luc Picard, both fictional personae Stewart has played, would have backed remaining in the European Union.


Related News:

  • $0.66 EPS Expected for BP plc (BP) as of May, 1

    $0.66 EPS Expected for BP plc (BP) as of May, 1

    Analysts await Bridgepoint Education, Inc. 764.78 million shares or 1.94% less from 779.91 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Amf Pensionsforsakring Ab holds 1.53% of its portfolio in Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) for 1.03 million shares.
    United States  to hit Russian Federation  with new sanctions for aiding Syria's Assad

    United States to hit Russian Federation with new sanctions for aiding Syria's Assad

    The bombings marked the biggest intervention by Western countries against Assad and ally Russian Federation . An OPCW fact-finding team is also in Syria to probe the alleged attack on Douma in which 40 people died.
    Jennifer Hart May Have Been Drunk Before Family SUV Plunged Off Cliff

    Jennifer Hart May Have Been Drunk Before Family SUV Plunged Off Cliff

    Afile photo released by The Mendocino County Sheriff's Office shows a search underway along the Eel River in Northern California. On April 9, a body of a girl was discovered near the wreckage that could be one of the two missing girls from the crash.
  • Microsoft explains why it delayed Windows 10 version 1803 release

    Microsoft explains why it delayed Windows 10 version 1803 release

    But if all goes well, Windows 10 17134 will be the RTM build for Windows 10 version 1803 - which should technically be 1804 now. Lacking a changelog, here's the complete statement released by Microsoft around today's Windows 10 Redstone 4 17134 release.
    Explosive Mohamed Salah to Real Madrid revelation made by Mido

    Explosive Mohamed Salah to Real Madrid revelation made by Mido

    The potential sale of Bale will open up a space on the wing and Real Madrid's reconstruction in the summer has Salah in red ink . Mo Salah wants to break a long standing record for the most goals scored by a Liverpool player in a single season.
    Interesting Speculation: Ram Charan - Boyapati's film Title?

    Interesting Speculation: Ram Charan - Boyapati's film Title?

    The movie within a week managed to earn a crore, thus making it one of the highest earning Telugu films in Chennai. The film smashed all the existing records of Telugu cinema and stood next to Baahubali in raking revenues.
  • NFL, NFLPA prohibit use of 10 helmet models after lab testing

    NFL, NFLPA prohibit use of 10 helmet models after lab testing

    A spokesman said the NFLPA had no comment beyond what was reported in Monday's helmet press release. The banned models are manufactured by Rawlings, Riddell, Schutt, and SG.
    SKorea-NKorea may hold talks before summit

    SKorea-NKorea may hold talks before summit

    And the South Korean government hopes the first inter-Korean summit on the South's side won't be the last. During started after this high-level dialogue was the date for the inter-Korean summit on April 27.
    On April 16-17 analysts noticed Insights Network (INSTAR) decline by -4.02%

    On April 16-17 analysts noticed Insights Network (INSTAR) decline by -4.02%

    One Devery token can now be purchased for about $0.20 or 0.00002526 BTC on cryptocurrency exchanges including IDEX and EtherDelta. Investors can then use their newly-acquired Bitcoin or Ethereum to buy Ethereum Lite using one of the exchanges listed above.
  • It's a wrap for Janhvi Kapoor, Ishaan Khatter's 'Dhadak'

    It's a wrap for Janhvi Kapoor, Ishaan Khatter's 'Dhadak'

    While Sairat was a love story that was set against the backdrop of casteism in rural Maharashtra, Dhadak is based in Rajasthan. The film is a co-production between Zee Studios and Dharma Productions and is scheduled to release on July 6, 2018.
    Trump Taps PIMCO Exec As Fed Vice Chair To Replace Fischer

    Trump Taps PIMCO Exec As Fed Vice Chair To Replace Fischer

    Trump's pick for the chairman of the CFTC, Chris Giancarlo, was confirmed in August , along with two other commissioners. Bowman is nominated to become a Fed governor who should have community banking experience as required by the Congress.
    Asia stocks mostly down after Syria strike

    Asia stocks mostly down after Syria strike

    USA crude CLcv1 fell 1.62 percent to $66.30 per barrel and Brent LCOcv1 was last at $71.49, down 1.5 percent on the day. The dollar index against a basket of six major currencies was little changed at 89.441 after losing 0.4% overnight.


Most liked

Man City rocked by threat of two-window transfer ban
The decision means City have avoided the kind of ban handed out to Barcelona, Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid in recent seasons. Guardiola wants to add to his squad but there is serious concern the court will decide City breached transfer rules.

Airline chief's daughter Cho Hyun-Min sent home for 'rage'
It was also found that previously Cho illegally served as an executive for Korean Air's budget carrier, Jin Air, for six years. Police are investigating the incident involving Cho, also known as Emily Cho, the daughter of Korean Air's chairman.

Reliance Jio may launch JioHomeTV offering SD and HD channels soon
If the latest rumours are anything to go by, we may soon see the arrival of Jio Home TV in the Indian market. There are also chances that the rumored JioHome TV could be a rebranded version of this JioBroadcast app.

Takes Position in US Bancorp (NYSE:USB)
It fall, as 27 investors sold JCOM shares while 85 reduced holdings. 67 funds opened positions while 150 raised stakes. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by Wells Fargo on Friday , May 5. (NASDAQ:AAPL) rating on Monday, December 18.

Political adviser to Syria's Assad: Major victory over western missiles
On Saturday, the United States, France and Britain launched 105 missiles targeting chemical weapons facilities in Syria . Earlier this month, four Iranian military personnel were killed in an air strike on Syria's T4 air base, also in Homs.

Hawaii News Now: Brown water advisory issued for Kauai
The state Department of Transportation is working to clear mud and debris from at least eight landslides on Kuhio Highway. Two sinkholes have blocked off Weke road, near Black Pot Beach- as well as Hanalei Plantation road in Princeville.

Cricket on the streets with Sachin
The video displayed the batting maestro playing some deliveries while the boys bowled with a rubber ball. Tendulkar is presently the team icon of Mumbai Indians (MI), the franchise he represented in the IPL.

Referee Oliver, wife, get police support after threats
Nearly a week after Juventus were knocked out of the Champions League , referee Michael Oliver and his wife Lucy continue to be targeted by online trolls.

Storm Irene to bring high winds and more rain
Tonight is expected to be wet and windy, with heavy rain leading to a continued risk of local flooding. Day time temperatures will range from 13 to 17 degrees, warmest in the midlands.

Promotions of Mahesh Babu's political drama 'Bharat Ane Nenu' begin
Moreover, Rama Prabha, R Sarathkumar, Prakash Raj, Devaraj and Sithara will also be seen playing crucial roles in the film. Mahesh will be portraying the role of Chief Minister and for that, he had to do enough homework for the movie.

Sri Reddy Abuses Pawan & Sorry to His Mother!
Controversial actress Sri Reddy and several women's rights activists ganged up and lambasted Pawan Kalyan . Little did she know that it would be the beginning of a change in the way her film industry treats women.

It's a wrap for Alia Bhatt-Ranveer Singh-starrer Gully Boy
The best best crew and all the best people! "Big Hug! See you guys very soon", Alia wrote in an emotional post. Is Ileana D'Cruz pregnant? The actress expressed how much she is going to miss shooting for the film.

Drew McIntyre Reportedly In Town For WWE Superstar Shake-Up
He lost the title to Andrade "Cien" Almas at NXT Takeover: WarGames in November and was sidelined with an injury ever since. The South Ayrshire native won the NXT Championship on his return to WWE past year after defeating Bobby Roode.

This Year's Boston Marathon Was Sloooooowww
Per Nicole Yang of this Boston Globe , Flanagan ceased more than a hour in to the race. The race was undoubtedly one that Linden will never forget.

Smokepurpp Says He's Featured On J. Cole's Album
The project will be out on Friday, April 20, which, of course, is International Marijuana Day, or something like that. Cole has announced a surprise, first come first serve show (maybe a listening event) going down tonight in NYC.