Labour will lose a big chunk of voters if it doesn’t oppose Brexit, a new poll finds

Rob Stothard / Stringer / Getty Images Labour will lose a big chunk of support if it doesn’t oppose Brexit.  If there was an election before Brexit, just 19% of people would vote for Labour if it doesn’t oppose Britain’s EU exit, while the Conservatives would be 9 percentage points ahead, a YouGov poll has […]

Even some Republican congresspeople oppose full net neutrality repeal

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Linda Braucht) A few Republican lawmakers are breaking with the party in order to oppose or express skepticism about tomorrow’s Federal Communications Commission vote to eliminate net neutrality rules. Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colo.) yesterday called on FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to delay the commission’s vote and give Congress time to […]

Jeff Sessions just declared war on lawyers who dare to oppose the Trump administration

The Trump administration on Friday filed a petition to the Supreme Court asking the justices to vacate the ruling that allowed Jane Doe, an undocumented minor, to obtain an abortion. The government argued that Doe’s lawyers misled them over the timing of her procedure, and suggested that the Supreme Court discipline Doe’s lawyers over their conduct […]

Almost 60% of Finns oppose NATO membership – Gallup poll

Published time: 5 Nov, 2017 21:02 Fifty-nine percent of Finland’s population do not want their country to become a NATO member, a new Gallup poll has revealed. And even if Sweden agreed to join NATO, which is seen as a factor which could sway public opinion in Finland, 52 percent would be still opposed. In […]

3rd GOP senator says she’ll oppose Graham-Cassidy, likely killing healthcare bill

The Republican’s last-ditch effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, will most likely fail after Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) became the third GOP senator to come out against the bill. On Monday, Collins announced she would oppose the healthcare bill sponsored by Senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and Bill […]

China and Russia oppose US missile defense system, would take ‘necessary measures’

Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese President Xi Jinping set off on a visit to Russia on Monday stressing the grave threat a US anti-missile system in South Korea poses to both Chinese and Russian interests. China has repeatedly stated its opposition to the US Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system and has […]

'Hell, nah!': High profile NBA champions oppose visiting Trump in White House

Some of the most high-profile members of the newly crowned NBA champions, Golden State Warriors, have come out against visiting US President Donald Trump in the White House. Following a swirl of reports to the contrary, the Warriors said earlier this week that no decision had been made on whether the team would accept the […]

Ontario new law allows govt to seize children if parents oppose their ‘gender identity’

Legislation passed by the Canadian province of Ontario has granted authorities the right to take children away from parents who refuse to accept their children’s “gender identity.” Critics of the new measure launched a petition aiming for a repeal of the “totalitarian” child abuse bill. Out of Ontario’s 86 legislators, 63 voted in favor of […]

Washington Post/ABC poll: Nearly 60% of registered US voters oppose Trump’s decision to leave the Paris agreement

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Nearly 60% of Americans oppose President Donald Trump’s decision to remove the US from the Paris climate agreement, according to a Washington Post/ABC News poll. The survey conducted between June 2 and 4 found 57% of registered voters who were surveyed oppose the decision to leave, while 33% support it. Trump announced on […]

Oppose immigration? You’re probably a really unhappy person, study suggests

People who oppose immigration in the UK are unhappier than those who support it, and politicians are to blame, a new report suggests. According to a study by the University of Leicester, Brits who welcome liberal immigration policies are almost 8 percent happier than those who support tougher border controls. Researchers now believe that politicians’ […]