But many economists say the "tens of thousands" target is arbitrary and economically damaging.
British Prime Minister Theresa May urged voters to "strengthen my hand" in Brexit talks and vowed to cut immigration as she unveiled her Conservative Party's manifesto on Thursday ahead of a general election.
"So, these kind of double standards of the Tory party that there's one law for us and another for Scotland, it just won't do".
The U.K.'s Conservative Party officially pledged on Thursday to leave both the European Union's single market and the customs union when Britain exits the bloc, extinguishing any lingering hopes in the financial sector for a so-called soft Brexit.
"I think this is absolutely sick and sneaky", he said. "We reject the cult of selfish individualism".
The new measures would see pay awards of top bosses face "strict annual votes by shareholders", while publicly owned firms will have to publish the pay ratio between the board and their workforce.
May said she stood within the mainstream of Conservative party thought, rejecting suggestions she had a distinctive personal approach or wanted to be compared with Thatcher.
"I am determined to cut the cost of living for ordinary working families, keep taxes low and to intervene when markets are not working as they should", May wrote in The Sun, Britain's most popular newspaper.
May, who became prime minister after Britain voted to leave the European Union last June, faced one of her first major challenges when she gave the go-ahead for a $24 billion plan for a Chinese-backed nuclear power plant in southwest England.
"Any nationalist agenda aimed at restricting ownership or transfer of ownership is clearly negative for markets and will make it harder for United Kingdom firms to achieve the valuations they deserve", said Gianluca Ferrari, analyst and portfolio manager at Shareholder Value Management.
Theresa May's manifesto showed the Tories had returned to being the "nasty party", Labour said as it warned 10 million pensioners would lose their winter fuel payments under her plans.
May has cast the Brexit vote as a "quiet revolution" that exposed the failings of modern Britain in a way that can no longer be ignored by a leader who looks back to Thatcher, Winston Churchill and Clement Attlee for inspiration.
There are signs that Brexit could already be hitting the economy, such as quickening inflation, and May and her finance minister, Philip Hammond, are keen to gain some flexibility.
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The bench had reserved the order on his bail plea after hearing arguments of both the prosecution and defence on May 8. Sudip's counsel had pleaded in court that the politician was in no way involved in the scam.
As might be expected, many highly developed nations, such as Norway, Australia and Canada, scored well. The inaugural version of the index finds huge disparities both between countries, and within them.
This came after The New York Times reported that Comey wrote memos detailing his interactions with the president. In February, he met a packed townhall in his Utah district, filled with constituents chanting, "do your job".
He also has received the endorsement of two major clerical organizations that declined to endorse Rouhani in his 2013 campaign. Share with Us - We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article, and smart, constructive criticism.
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The Olympian later joked that she thought the show was pulling a "Steve Harvey" on her sending her home and was actually wrong. Normani Kordei may be headed into the upcoming Dancing With the Stars finale with a bit of a disadvantage.
Besides picking a president, Iranians are also voting to choose members of the country's City and Village Councils. Inflation has come down from around 40% since Mr Rouhani took over in 2013 but unemployment is still at 12.5%.
She was found guilty by Congress of illegally manipulating the government's accounts to mask the depth of a painful recession. "Nobody right now knows what to do or what is going to happen", said a senior aide to party leadership in Congress.
Key parts of the group are unsettled by Trump's unpredictability and his willingness to cheer on nationalist sentiment. Trump will also stop at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters in Brussels and attend a G7 summit in Italy.
For his part, Lee said Moon asked him to express his "gratitude" to Xi for his message of congratulations after the election. Lee met separately with other senior Chinese officials, who had more forceful words for the South Korean visitor.
India lags behind Lanka, Bangladesh in healthcare
China, with a score of 74 on the index, has been ranked at 82 - far ahead of India, and Sri Lanka has scored 73 on the index. However, it underperformed in the areas of tuberculosis, diabetes, rheumatic heart diseases and chronic kidney disease.
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But, while stating that, he pointed out something as well: Cleveland can play much, much better than they did in Game 1. Thomas said that he's fine if the rest of the world wants to write off the Celtics, but he believes in his teammates.
Trump's First Oversees Trip As President
Saudi Arabia is a staunch ally of the USA in the Middle East, playing a crucial role in the war against terrorism. Carafano said that given the turmoil in Washington , an overseas trip presents an opportunity.