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Global Trump calls first trip overseas 'home run' as challenges await
Author: 0 Trump calls first trip overseas 'home run' as challenges await

European leaders have mounted a last-ditch effort to stop President Donald Trump from abandoning the Paris climate accord, using multiple meetings this week to sell the American leader on the global agreement to reduce carbon emissions. Trump was cajoled for three days - first in Brussels at meetings of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the European Union, then in Sicily for G-7 - but will leave Italy without making clear where he stands.

Author: 0 United Nations chief condemns terrorist attack in Minya, Egypt

Medics unload a wounded woman from an ambulance outside a hospital in Cairo following the ambush. Security officials quoted witnesses as saying they saw eight to 10 attackers in military uniforms and masks. "The voiceover in the army video said its air force carried out strikes on targets in Libya “after confirming their involvement in planning and committing the terrorist attack in Minya governorate on Friday".

Author: 0 PM Modi inaugurates longest bridge of India in Assam

Referring to the Dhola-Sadiya bridge, the Prime Minister said, "This is one of the most important infrastructure projects in our nation". "It is not possible to bringing about changes for better and inculcate work culture for any government without the support of masses", Modi said adding that his government would continue to bank on technology to take the development to the door step of common people.

Global Manchester terror attack victim's mother lays flower at Tarleton vigil
Author: 0 Manchester terror attack victim's mother lays flower at Tarleton vigil

Chris Upton , the headteacher at Tarleton Community Primary School , described Saffie as "a lovely little girl in every sense of the word". On his way, Reid found an 8-year-old little girl named Saffie Rose Roussos . The 18-year-old Tweeted on Sunday that she was "so excited" to see Ariana Grande in concert. Friends paid tribute to their "beautiful" Georgina on social media and said she was one of the first people taken to hospital after the attack.

Author: 0 Victims of Donald Trump's handshake

Emmanuel Macron delivers an address in London, Britain, February 21, 2017. When Mr Macron did turn his attention back to Mr Trump , the US President responded with a tight smile and a brutal handshake, appearing to pull Mr Macron's arm hard as they greeted each other.

Global G-7 vows increased steps against cyberattacks, mum on protectionism
Author: 0 G-7 vows increased steps against cyberattacks, mum on protectionism

Highlighting the gap between the Trump administration and other countries, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday that the United States reserves the right to be protectionist on trade. President. The ministers and central bank governors also pledged to use all policy tools - monetary, fiscal and structural - individually and collectively to promote sustainable and inclusive growth.

Author: 0 Donald Trump is preparing a "war room" at the White House

The FBI's investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election is looking at Kushner's multiple roles in the Trump administration, CNN reported Thursday . Reports in the U.S. say investigators believe he has relevant information, but he is not necessarily suspected of a crime. Why is he set to talk to federal investigators and Congress? The claims have cast a shadow over his fledgling presidency, and are the subject of congressional and FBI investigations.

Global G7 leaders brace for clash with Trump on trade, climate
Author: 0 G7 leaders brace for clash with Trump on trade, climate

A leaders' declaration at the end of summit is not binding in nature. A White House statement issued Friday said the two leaders have reaffirmed their commitment "to cooperate to the fullest extent possible to counter terrorist threats" and have agreed to "enhance sanctions on North Korea " in an attempt to deter the development of North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear programs.

Global Israelis parade to mark 50 years of capturing East Jerusalem
Author: 0 Israelis parade to mark 50 years of capturing East Jerusalem

And so many people I spoke to here, Israelis and Palestinians, said , why should Trump be any different? Hunger strike solidarity protesters erected a cage with an effigy of a Palestinian prisoner in Bethlehem's Manger Square, chanting: "Trump, listen!" He also commended the importance of the holding of the Arab-Islamic-American Summit in the Saudi capital on Sunday.

Global Iran Blasts Trump for Creating
Author: 0 Iran Blasts Trump for Creating "Iranophobia"

The Iranian foreign minister further said in the best-case scenario, the U.S. president is "extorting our Saudi neighbors" and in the worst one, Trump "could be turning the United States into Saudi Arabia's mercenary in the Middle East". He often spoke during his campaign about his objections to Iran's deal with world powers to curb its nuclear programs. Yet Trump has yet to bring about the kind of change to America's Iran policy that he promised as a candidate, when he declared that ...

Author: 0 North Korea 'flatly rejects' United Nations vow to tighten sanctions

The test was North Korea's second in a week and South Korea's new liberal government said it dashed its hopes for peace on the peninsula. "No matter how loudly the south Korean puppet warmongers get vociferous about the sophistical story about "southward flying of UFO", no one will believe it".

Global Arms deal with Saudi to counter 'malign Iranian influence'
Author: 0 Arms deal with Saudi to counter 'malign Iranian influence'

Rouhani, long known as a cautious and mild-mannered establishment insider, reinvented himself as a bold champion of reform during the election campaign, which culminated on Friday in victory with more than 57 per cent of the vote. "The Iranians have strengthened their position in the foreign world taking into account a number of important factors related to the elections, the most important of which are the high voter turnout, the highly competitive atmosphere and the absence of any ...

Global Ramsey Wins FA Cup For Gunners
Author: 0 Ramsey Wins FA Cup For Gunners

Wenger is bidding to become the most successful-ever FA Cup manager on Saturday afternoon as he looks to lift his seventh FA Cup but has said the anger and fury aimed at him this season is something he "will never forget". Referee Anthony Taylor certainly seemed to think not. Victor Moses forced David Ospina into a fine save in the second period, before the Chelsea wing-back was given a second yellow card on 68 minutes for diving in the penalty area.

Global Trump Calls First Trip Abroad a
Author: 0 Trump Calls First Trip Abroad a "Home Run" as Challenges Await

She says it's because of their "selfless commitment" and the sacrifices their families make that Americans are able to enjoy many freedoms. Trump, who during his presidential campaign once called climate change a "hoax", made the announcement on Twitter ahead of the other nations pledging their commitment to the deal at the G-7 Summit in Taormina, Italy .

Global Putin warns against 'intimidation' of North Korea after missile launch
Author: 0 Putin warns against 'intimidation' of North Korea after missile launch

United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Monday that Guterres had called on North Korea to fully comply with its worldwide obligations "and return to the path of denuclearization". Ji Jae Ryong told reporters Monday at the North Korean Embassy in Beijing that Pyongyang would continue to conduct launches in the future, as long as the country's supreme leader deemed necessary.

Global Iranian Tensions Cloud Victory for Moderates in Tehran
Author: 0 Iranian Tensions Cloud Victory for Moderates in Tehran

That was clear from the throngs of chanting, clapping and dancing supporters who poured into Tehran's streets to celebrate his victory. As President Rouhina stated in his inaugural address , the Iranian people wish "to live in peace and friendship with the rest of the world ".

Author: 0 British police make 10th arrest in Manchester bombing probe

Britain's official threat level was raised to the highest level, or " critical " following the Manchester attack, with armed troops deployed to guard landmarks . Could these leaks make other nations be more cautious about the intelligence they share with the U.S.? Police have "got hold of a large part" of the terror network behind the Manchester bombing, Britain's most senior counter-terrorism officer has said.

Global Taiwan moves closer to marriage equality after milestone court ruling
Author: 0 Taiwan moves closer to marriage equality after milestone court ruling

If new laws are cleared, Taiwan would join Canada, Colombia, Ireland, Brazil, the United States and 16 other countries that have legalised same-sex marriage over the past 15 years. In 2015, at Taipei's gay pride parade, she said : "Every person should be able to look for love freely, and freely seek their own happiness". Despite his elation at the decision , he urged members of the LGBT community to start making peace with their political opponents.

Global Allies not paying for defence, says Donald Trump
Author: 0 Allies not paying for defence, says Donald Trump

KEITH: NATO countries have agreed to spend 2 percent of GDP on their own national defense, although they aren't all doing it. Trump on Thursday was speaking during the unveiling of a monument ceded by the USA to Brussels to commemorate the victims of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks at the new North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters in Brussels , alongside leaders of member countries, Efe news reported .

Global Damascus denies using crematorium in Syrian prison
Author: 0 Damascus denies using crematorium in Syrian prison

The allegations are "a new Hollywood plot" to justify US intervention in Syria , the Foreign Ministry said in a statement . According to them, those statements are divorced from reality and sound like a script for a Hollywood film, reports Veterans Today.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande says she will return to Manchester for benefit concert

She continues, "We will not quit or operate in fear". A second bomb may be on the loose in Manchester , England following Monday's suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert . A police officer walks past flowers and messages of support outside Victoria Station vehicle park, near to the Manchester Arena in Manchester, northwest England on May 25, 2017, placed in tribute to the victims of the May 22 terror attack at the Manchester Arena.

Global Homer Simpson Enters The Baseball Hall Of Fame
Author: 0 Homer Simpson Enters The Baseball Hall Of Fame

If you are a fan of " The Simpsons ", then you'll note that his plaque has references to other episodes of the show. The baseball Hall of Fame is inducting its newest class this weekend, with Jeff Bagwell , Tim Rice (finally), and Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez joining the hallowed Hall.

Author: 0 President Trump wrapping up his first worldwide trip on Saturday

Aides to Trump said he was listening with an open mind to the other leaders' arguments about Paris , but had yet to decide whether to withdraw the USA from the pact. Embarrassing the United States and leaving world leaders in disbelief, Donald Trump continues to refuse to commit to the national Paris climate accord.

Global French president Macron set to meet EU leader Tusk
Author: 0 French president Macron set to meet EU leader Tusk

In addition to appointing 11 women in the list of 22 ministers and choosing members from civil society and the government, Mr. Macron's cabinet picks are being seen as an attempt to transcend the left-right divide, a theme he reiterated through his campaign.

Author: 0 Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner asked Russian ambassador for line to Kremlin

Kushner discussed using Russian diplomatic properties to prevent U.S. intelligence services from monitoring communications with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak , according to the Washington Post . "We have asked (Reuters) for the dates of such alleged calls so we may look into it and respond, but we have not received such information", she said .

Author: 0 CAMERA in The Baltimore Sun: Israeli Skepticism of Abbas is Justified

Demonstrators called upon the USA president to put pressure on the Israelis to respond to captives' demands. The White House said that in talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Monday, "President Trump underscored the United States' ironclad commitment to Israel's security, including to the maintenance of Israel's qualitative military edge".

Author: 0 German Chancellor Angela Merkel says G7 debate on climate was "very unsatisfying"

But since taking office, Trump has not moved to withdraw the USA from the Paris agreement . Like climate science itself, which Trump has dismissed as a "hoax" , the pact has overwhelming support. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the matter before the formal announcement. The no-protectionism pledge had been a part of previous G-7 statements but was omitted after a meeting of the group's finance ministers' earlier this month in Bari, Italy.

Author: 0 Senate to Start Drafting Health Care Bill Despite Policy Debates

That's a million fewer than the first version of the bill. This revised bill would reduce that by around 1 million - a difference of less than half a percentage point. Benefits likely to be excluded from required coverage in some states would include maternity, mental health and substance abuse services, the report said.

Author: 0 Rubio: 'All options should be on table' if Flynn refuses new subpoenas

The Senate Intelligence Committee has now crafted two new subpoenas to get around that argument, targeting a limited liability corporation and a separately registered company both under the name Flynn Intel Group. "I encountered and am aware of information and intelligence that revealed contacts and interactions between Russian officials and USA persons involved in the Trump campaign that I was concerned about because of known Russian efforts to suborn such individuals".

Author: 0 Iran dismisses Trump's allegations as delusional

Tehran has slammed United States (US) President Donald Trump's anti-Iran remarks terming it "outdated propaganda". The Iranian Regime's response to Donald Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia has been rather "unorthodox", according to a regional expert.

Author: 0 Oxlade-Chamberlain: FA Cup win can't mask Arsenal hurt

Ramsey said: "Of course I want him to stay at the club". You have to consider that definitely (you are at risk of being released) when you're injured and that was long term. Meanwhile, Arsenal win the cup again, and whatever happens with Wenger, he has delivered another trophy to the Emirates. It has been reported that he is unhappy with the amount of first-team minutes he has been given by manager Wenger this season and the player did little to rectify such claims at a press conference ...

Author: 0 David Luiz trolls Diego Costa before FA Cup final defeat to Arsenal

Here's to hope we can overcome our problems and come out with a major win, in what could be Wengers final game. It is not the first time Wenger finds himself looking to the world's oldest cup competition for solace, with the FA Cup having enabled him to apply silver finishes to the season in both 2014 and 2015.

Global British Airways cancels all flights from 2 London airports amid computer outage
Author: 0 British Airways cancels all flights from 2 London airports amid computer outage

The airline apologised and said there was no evidence of a cyber attack. The airline's IT teams are working "tirelessly" to fix the problems, said Cruz. The problems have affected BA call centres, the website and the mobile app. Just as the United Kingdom bank holiday weekend was getting under way on Saturday, passengers were left without flights and in some instances on runways for hours owing to a major computer glitch wreaking havoc for British Airways .

Global Two top Trump advisers dodge Kushner questions
Author: 0 Two top Trump advisers dodge Kushner questions

Now it is claimed that Kushner's talks with Kislyak at Trump Tower in December were also attended by Michael Flynn , the Trump administration's first national security advisor, who resigned over his contacts with Russians. TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) - President Donald Trump says he'll make a final decision on whether the US will stay in the Paris climate agreement next week.

Global Philippines confirms presence of foreigner among IS-linked gunmen
Author: 0 Philippines confirms presence of foreigner among IS-linked gunmen

Army tanks packed with soldiers rolled into the southern Philippine city Thursday as gunfire and explos. Civilians waved flags from their windows to show they are not combatants. Año also said foreign fighters were believed to be inside, but he was more cautious. Duterte , who is notoriously foul-mouthed, also attracted controversy while campaigning previous year when he joked about wanting to rape a "beautiful" Australian missionary who had been murdered in a Philippine prison riot.

Global Flood warning issued for White River in Anderson
Author: 0 Flood warning issued for White River in Anderson

And it's a similar forecast for Muscatine where the river is expected to reach flood stage by Saturday night, and then go up two more feet and crest next Wednesday. He said the severe flooding that shut down streets in the county in the beginning of May was much worse. Peter Rogers, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in La Crosse, said the flooding is from last week's heavy rains.

Author: 0 Trump Wins, Middle East Loses

President Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday to drive home his call for Middle East peace as he left the region after visiting Saudi Arabia and Israel . "Our fundamental problem is with the occupation and settlements". The 70-year-old American leader during his brief visit to the West Bank town of Bethlehem, which is under PA's control, also praised Abbas, who he said had "committed to taking firm but necessary steps to fight terrorism and confront its hateful ideology".

Author: 0 Senate intelligence panel to subpoena 2 Flynn companies

The former Central Intelligence Agency chief is the latest senior Obama administration official to appear publicly before Congress in hearings that have often produced damaging headlines for Trump. The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee says if it's true that the president asked top intelligence officials to publicly deny that there had been any "collusion" between the Russians and the Trump campaign, it would suggest obstruction or politicization of the intelligence community.

Global North Korea undertakes 'successful' nuclear test
Author: 0 North Korea undertakes 'successful' nuclear test

North Korea claimed Monday that it successfully tested a new missile the previous day capable of carrying a "large, heavy nuclear warhead". North Korean propaganda must be considered with wariness - Pyongyang has threatened for decades to reduce Seoul to a "sea of fire", for instance - but today's claim, if confirmed, would mark another big advance toward the North's goal of fielding a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the US mainland.

Author: 0 USA would talk to N. Korea if missile, nuclear tests stop: Haley

She said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is "paranoid" and thinks that the United States is trying to promote regime change and that there are people trying to assassinate him. On Tuesday, the United States said it believed it could persuade China to impose new U.N. sanctions on North Korea. Haley's comments at the United Nations, alongside ambassadors from Japan and South Korea, came days after North Korea tested another ballistic missile.

Global Trump says will make decision on Paris climate pact next week
Author: 0 Trump says will make decision on Paris climate pact next week

At the beginning of the bilateral meeting, Trump said North Korea is a problem to the global community. On Monday, Trump is scheduled to deliver a speech at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, on Memorial Day. But discussions on that subject also hit stalemate because of differences with the USA at what European Union president Donald Tusk called "the most challenging G7 summit in years".

Author: 0 Iran will keep on progressing its missile programme: President Hassan Rouhani

Yet Trump has yet to bring about the kind of change to America's Iran policy that he promised as a candidate, when he declared that Obama's nuclear agreement was "the worst deal ever negotiated". Iran's most powerful authority - Ayatollah Ali Khamenei - has ruled out normalisation of ties with the United States. Hassan Rouhani won the election to take the office for the second term.

Author: 0 Spoof Nature Documentary Shows Donald Trump 'In The Wild' At NATO Summit

Mr Trump recovered quickly from the awkward " shove ", adjusting his jacket before interrupting the conversing world leaders, speaking to Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite . In what may have been an attempt at Trump-friendly sloganeering, Stoltenberg summed up Article 5 by declaring, gamely, "All for one, and one for all!" Trump had begun his speech by asking for a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of Monday's terrorist attack in Manchester, England, that killed 22 ...

Global Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia was a war against Shia Muslims
Author: 0 Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia was a war against Shia Muslims

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas declared his readiness to cooperate with the American administration to make a historical deal for peace in the region and counter terrorism. The goal of Trump's trip, the official said, was "to do a lot of listening, build very strong relationships with all the different people, not just the parties involved.

Global Iran accuses U.S. of 'Iranophobia', arming 'dangerous terrorists'
Author: 0 Iran accuses U.S. of 'Iranophobia', arming 'dangerous terrorists'

Russia, which fights alongside Iran in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, was among the first to congratulate Rouhani. During his Saudi Arabia visit, Tillerson said Saturday that he hopes the re-election of Rouhani would prompt changes to Tehran's approach to "terrorism and human rights".

Author: 0 Trump to decide on USA role in Paris climate deal next week

Abe was the latest world leader to publicly flatter Trump, saluting his visit to the Middle East and address to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation on Thursday. You know, like George H.W. Bush's views on abortion "evolved" so he could be Reagan's vice president. Mr Trump and First Lady Melania, talk with Mr Trudeau as they arrive for a concert in the Sicilian citadel of Taormina .

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