Sunday, May 28, 2017

Economic News , Data & Views......May 28 , 2017......Quick Hits For Sunday -1) UK News & Political Round Up : Items Touching On General Election As Well As International Concerns. 2) France - Local News , International Concerns ( NATO / Russia / Poland ) In Focus . 3) Italy - News To Consider For Sunday. 4) Europe Elects Polling Data ( Italy , Germany , Ireland , Croatia , Spain. ) 5) US Politics - Early Sunday Round Up Of News , Supplemented as The Day Goes By. 5) Libya : Egypt Continues To Pound Targets In Hun & Jufrah Today , LNA Appears To be On The Move Toward Jufrah ; Tarhouna Brig. Seizes Tripoli Airport, Tripoli Revolutionaries Brig. Vows To Wage War. 6) Odds & Ends - North Korea , Philippines , Iraq In Focus !



UK.....





So , is Merkel now a "Populist" ? Can't rely on US & UK , Germany must take its destiny in its own hands !







BREAKING: British police say they have arrested 14th suspect and searched a property in Manchester in connection with suicide attack







Manchester terror attack update on investigation status.








Iain Duncan Smith hits back at George Osborne over net migration target criticism





‘Enough is enough’: Theresa May lays out vision for anti-extremism taskforce






Labour campaign chief admits cost of nationalisation plans 'has not been set out clearly'






Polls show election race tightening but Tories still on course for victory






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Theresa May asks Emmanuel Macron to consider trade deal alongside EU divorce bill





Conservatives consider new criminal offences to tackle terrorism:





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British PM May's lead falls to 12 percentage points from 18: ComRes poll - Reuters


PM May's Conservatives maintain 14-point lead over Labour: ICM poll - Reuters




May's lead halves to six percent points - ORB poll - Reuters



I genuinely think it is important people know Corbyn claimed in recent days he never met the IRA. You cannot trust this man!







France......












Macron's powershake with Trump was "not accidental", he says: "It's important to show one won't make small concessions, even symbolic ones"









likely to face resistance from , one of the main beneficiaries of posted or seconded workers






General de Gaulle's grave vandalised, say French police





French photojournalist held in Turkey ends hunger strike: RSF






President Trump woos French President Macron, but he may disappoint on the Paris Agreement






Italy...





54 dead, some 10,000 migrants rescued between Libya and Italy in 4 days






Today is May 28th-still no signs of the Tunisians who slipped into Italy from Germany on May 24th-both sought by the Italian Authorities...








Alitalia strike grounds 200 flights







A local shipmaster attempting to illegally smuggle people out of the country was also apprehended during the operation.







*EARLY VOTE WOULD REDUCE UNCERTAINTY: RENZI TO MESSAGGERO - BBG





Vote in Fall Would Reduce Uncertainty: Renzi to Messaggero





Europe Elect Polling Data ( Sans UK )






Spain, Invymark poll: PP-EPP: 31% ↓ PSOE-S&D: 23% ↑ UP-LEFT: 21% C's-ALDE: 14%







Germany, Emnid poll: CDU/CDU-EPP: 38% SPD-S&D: 25% ↓ LINKE-LEFT: 8% ↓ AfD-ENF: 8% GRÜNE-GREEN: 8% ↑ FDP-ALDE: 8% ↑





Ireland, Red C poll: FG-EPP: 29% ↑ FF-ALDE: 21% ↓ SF-LEFT: 15% ↓ LAB-S&D: 6% SD-*: 4% S-PBP-*: 3% ↓ Greens-G/EFA: 3% IA-*: 3% ↑





Croatia, Ipsos poll: HDZ-EPP: 37% ↑ SDP-S&D: 25% ↓ Most-*: 10% ↑ ŽZ-*: 8% ↓ BM-*: 4% ↑ P-*: 3% IDS-ALDE: 3% ↓ HNS-ALDE: 3% HSS-EPP: 2% ↓





Italy, Ixé poll: PD-S&D: 29% M5S-EFDD: 28% ↓ FI-EPP: 13% LN-ENF: 13% ↑ FdI-*: 4% ↓ AP-EPP: 3% DP-S&D: 3% SI-LEFT: 2%





US Politics....




British Prime Minister May was very angry that the info the U.K. gave to U.S. about Manchester was leaked. Gave me full details!






It is my opinion that many of the leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the media.






Whenever you see the words 'sources say' in the fake news media, and they don't mention names....





Replying to 
....it is very possible that those sources don't exsist but are made up by fake news writers. is the enemy!





Just returned from Europe. Trip was a great success for America. Hard work but big results!







Trump campaign likely did not save documents key to Russia investigation: report







“I don't trust this story as far as I can throw it,” the Republican senator said.










GOP senator: Kushner appears to be willing to answer questions on Russia contacts








DHS Sec. Kelly: "I don’t see any big issue" with Jared Kushner’s Russia contacts via






Graham: If Comey acted on fake Russian intel, that was "incredibly incompetent"







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Sen. Lindsey Graham: It's "stunning" that James Comey never told Congress about the fake email





North Korea tests new anti-aircraft weapons system







Trump family members met with GOP leaders to discuss strategy



Homeland Security chief slams "outrageous" leaks after Manchester bombing







Macron praises Trump's "capacity to listen" after G7 summit






Report: Kushner, Ivanka to review whether to leave the White House every six months






As per 3 sources - POTUS privately stating that he plans for US to leave the Paris Accord.





Libya....





LNA on the move to Jufrah....










Hun hit by air-attacks, as it received air raids on Al-Mujahid Brigade and Tagreft Brigade, which are part of Al-Bunyan Al-Marsoos.







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Tarhouna Brig. seizes Tripoli Airport, Tripoli Revolutionaries Brig. vows to wage war






Pro-GNC militias just lost last position around

















Interesting - Egypt airstrikes actually were in Hun - Derna. Targets - Tagrift Martyrs Brigade , Al - Mujahed , 19.9 Brigade , MP HQ.









LNA moving troops to Zillah amid Eg aistrikes and rumours of new Jufra offensive









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Great thread by confirming 2nd round of |ian airstrikes in targeted Jufrah District, after









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Appears that 2nd round of |ian airstrikes (up to 8) in targeted (& possibly ) in Jufrah (Airbase, Hun, Waddan) 2/








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Again- while has ties to al-Qaeda, there is no direct connection to the attack which was conducted by , despite claims 3/







Tonight GasrBenghashir mobilization of forces near by airport, news that Alghwel forces retreated &replaced by 7th Brigade of GNA








Jufra airbase attacked by Egyptian planes as Presidency Council condemns Derna bombing -



Odds & Ends...




North Korea...





Knows risks , willing to roll dice...






Third US Strike Force Steams Toward North Korea...





Kim Jong-un inspected the test-fire of a new type of anti-aircraft guided weapon system, ordering its mass-production and deployment.







Expert at escaping North Korea has a message for Trump



Philippines....






Two thousand civilians are trapped inside the Philippine city Marawi, where troops are battling Islamist militants








- This message about why attacked Marawi City is currently being spread on Telegram.







Bodies of civilians dumped near ISIS-ravaged Marawi, Philippines







- Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians -



Iraq.....





More images of what's left of international hotel.








Joint Operations officially announce Al-Qahtanya region north Baaj west completely liberated by .








The Irami army says it hopes to capture the last ISIL enclaves outside Mosul's Old City in the next 72 hours







: Iraqi army advances towards last position inside , fierce fighting ongoing — Rudaw reporter.







suicide bombers detonated himself in the middle of civilians in Baqubah, Diyala province. 4 dead and 14 wounded.







Aid groups express alarm over civilians' safety as Iraqi forces seek to push remaining ISIL fighters out of Mosul







: Around 80,000 children are said to be trapped in the conflict areas in Mosul faced with shortage of medicine and food.








Man tortured to death by police in Mosul according to fake Arkadi story in turns out to be alive with fingernails still in place