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Global Decision coming on Paris deal in next few days
Author: 0 Decision coming on Paris deal in next few days

Apple, BP, Google, Microsoft, Shell, and several other companies sent Trump a letter in April encouraging him to keep the United States in the pact because they believe it strengthens their competitiveness, creates jobs, and reduces business risk.

Author: 0 US conducts successful missile intercept test

An anti-missile interceptor raced to the sky towards its target, after being fired from an underground silo in Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, Tuesday afternoon local time. While the Pentagon is calling this test a success, some experts cautioned that the $40 billion missile defense system still has a long way to go before it can be considered fully developed.

Author: 0 Trump misspells press 'covfefe,' and Twitter takes notice

In mid-December, Mr Trump tweeted "unpresidented" instead of "unprecedented". The tweet immediately went viral and became one of the president's more popular posts before it was taken down after almost six hours online. This is not the first time President Trump has made an error online. In a tweet fired off early Wednesday morning, he may have revealed one of them to the world: Covfefe .

Author: 0 Russia's Putin lifts restrictions on hiring Turks

A decree posted on the Kremlin website lifted a ban imposed from January 1, 2016, on Turkish construction and tour firms doing business in Russian Federation. The decree will come into force following its publication in the Official Gazette, Moscow agreed to lift all sanctions imposed on imported items from Turkey apart from tomatoes on May 3, when the leaders of the two countries met in Sochi.

Author: 0 German Businesses Fear Fallout From Trump-Merkel Discord

Trump's response came after Merkel, in a May 29 speech, questioned the reliability of the U.S.as a global partner. Peter Navarro, an economist who serves as the head of Trump's National Trade Council, made the complaint in an interview in the Financial Times shortly after Trump took office.

Global 'Atlanticist' Merkel rams home frustration with Trump after summits
Author: 0 'Atlanticist' Merkel rams home frustration with Trump after summits

He added that Mr Trump was undermining the peaceful cooperation of nations based on mutual respect and tolerance. " Very bad for U.S. This will change", Mr Trump tweeted . Merkel's message in Munich was the product of rising frustration with Trump, whose first visit to Europe was deeply disturbing to the Germans, according to several officials.

Author: 0 Baghdad Bombing Kills 11, Injures 50 Just Days into Ramadan

During Ramadan , Muslim families break their fast after sunset and Baghdad's cafes are typically full of people eating into the night. The attack was apparently carried out using remotely detonated explosives inside a parked auto in the city center, the officials said.

Author: 0 Let's go through Donald Trump's Tuesday morning tweets!

Other accounts that have followed Trump haven't tweeted in years and have an extremely low follower numbers. The White House have kept their lips sealed so far. The original tweet has been re-tweeted more than 120,000 times and received more than 155,000 likes. Donald Trump has been active on Twitter since his return from his first overseas trip as president.

Global Lawyer says independent journalist abducted in Georgia
Author: 0 Lawyer says independent journalist abducted in Georgia

Azerbaijani authorities held Mukhtarli at the border checkpoint overnight and in the early hours of May 30, took him to a nearby closed border pass zone, and photographed him to make it look as though he were trespassing there. He claims that he was abducted by Azerbaijani security forces, with possible Georgian involvement. Georgia's interior ministry said in a statement that it had opened an investigation into what it called an "illegal detention".

Author: 0 As US weighs climate pullout, United Nations wants world to be more ambitious

Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama in early May asked Malcolm Turnbull, ahead of his visit to NY for talks with President Trump , to pass on a message about not abandoning the Paris deal. Days before that, he had also overseen the largest US arms deal with Saudi Arabia worth $110 billion over the next decade, The Guardian reported .

Author: 0 Nicola Sturgeon's photo is not on SNP manifesto cover

Nicola Sturgeon wants to hold another ballot at the end of the Brexit process after the majority of Scots voted to remain in the European Union previous year. "I said at the end of the process and I have said that for a reason because it is important that people have clarity about Brexit and what it means".

Author: 0 Ex-motorcycle champion Nicky Hayden dies after collision in Italy

Judicial authorities have opened an investigation into the crash and have questioned the 30-year-old driver of the black Peugot that hit Hayden, reports The Associated Press. The Red Bull Honda rider was training in Italy following his 12th-placed finish in the World Superbike Championship race at Imola on 14 May. Nicky's charm and character meant he was a much loved rider not only in the MotoGP paddock but in every racing paddock across the world.

Global Ariana Grande to return to Manchester to pay tribute
Author: 0 Ariana Grande to return to Manchester to pay tribute

Authorities say Hashem was preparing his own attack in the city and knew about his brother's plot. Monday's suicide bombing , which killed 22 people, took place just after Grande had finished performing at Manchester Arena. News of what happened in the lead up to the attack at Manchester Arena comes as authorities speculate about the involvement of a larger terrorist cell outside Britain.

Global Huge vehicle bomb kills dozens in Afghan capital
Author: 0 Huge vehicle bomb kills dozens in Afghan capital

He stated that the wounded embassy staff had been evacuated. Wall Street Journal reporter Jessica Donati, in Kabul , said the explosion happened close to Western embassies, government institutions and the residences of high-ranking officials and their families.

Global Energy industry lobbies Trump to keep US in Paris accord
Author: 0 Energy industry lobbies Trump to keep US in Paris accord

And it could trigger further efforts to erode the landmark climate accord. Trump, who for months has delayed a decision on the climate agreement, told his nearly 31 million Twitter followers to expect his final verdict this week, and the signs are pointing toward a withdrawal.

Global Dozens killed, injured after car bomb rocks Afghan capital
Author: 0 Dozens killed, injured after car bomb rocks Afghan capital

The blast occurred some 200 meters from the Iranian Embassy in Kabul . The toll in both categories is expected to rise. The Wazir Akbar Khan district of the city is in close proximity to a number of foreign embassies and government buildings, including the Presidential Palace and the foreign ministry.

Author: 0 Philippines crisis: Military launches air assault on ISIS-linked fighters

Malacañang said this is to prevent further damage to lives and properties in Marawi City. Padilla said 960 civilians have been rescued, and an estimated 1,000 residents remain trapped in the city. "I was glad to see that he is alive but we were also saddened because the fact that the terrorists are ready to negotiate means they are pressed against the wall and they are also desirous to get away from the situation and their bargaining chip are the hostages".

Author: 0 US successfully shoots down simulated North Korean missile

While speaking with US members of the military in Seoul, Pence described it as a "provocation". "Based on its testing record, we can not rely upon this missile defense program to protect the United States from a North Korean long-range missile ".

Author: 0 Former US national security adviser Brzezinski dies at 89

His daughter, Mika Brzezinski , who is a co-host of the MSNBC program " Morning Joe ", made the announcement. "My father passed away peacefully tonight", his daughter wrote in an Instagram post. Following his work in the White House , Brzezinski continued to be an influential voice on foreign policy matters. Brzezinski was an advocate of arming Mujahideen fighters against the Afghan government, convincing Carter that it was going to " induce a Soviet military intervention " in ...

Global Kabul blast hurts German embassy staff, kills guard - minister
Author: 0 Kabul blast hurts German embassy staff, kills guard - minister

A massive blast has hit Kabul's embassy district. The powerful suicide vehicle bomb was deployed during rush hour on Wednesday morning, police said . Cavusoglu called for an investigation into how the suicide auto bomb was able to reach Kabul's heavily protected diplomatic district where it detonated at a busy intersection on Wednesday.

Global Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 80, wounds scores
Author: 0 Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 80, wounds scores

The blast hit when everyone was going to work, and occurred within the first few days of the holy month of Ramadan, which started Friday. The NATO-led Resolute Support (RS) mission in Kabul said Afghan security forces prevented the vehicle carrying the bomb from entering the heavily protected Green Zone that houses many foreign embassies as well as its headquarters, also suggesting it may not have reached its intended target.

Global Bangladesh Suffer Woeful Warm-Up for Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Bangladesh Suffer Woeful Warm-Up for Champions Trophy

Though India has won 10 of the two nations' 11 meetings in Cricket World Cup and World T20 Cup competitions, when it comes to Champions Trophy matchups, Pakistan holds a 2-1 lead in the head-to-head confrontations. "I think they're a very good side, obviously playing at home they have some match-winners in their line up but I think a lot of the other teams are very good as well".

Author: 0 America test new anti-missile as North Korean ICBM tests continue

In Tuesday's U.S. test, the Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency launched an interceptor rocket from an underground silo at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. This was Pentagon's first ICBM interceptor system test in the last three years. The USA has said it is willing to enter into talks with North Korea - but only if it halts its missile and nuclear tests.

Global Amid US doubt, UN chief says climate deal essential, 'get on board'
Author: 0 Amid US doubt, UN chief says climate deal essential, 'get on board'

President Donald Trump has reportedly made a decision to take the United States out of the Paris climate accord, Jonathan Swan reports at Axios , citing two sources. It could have sweeping implications for the deal, which relies heavily on the commitment of big polluter nations to reduce emissions of gases scientists blame for sea level rise, droughts and more frequent violent storms.

Author: 0 White House braces for more scrutiny as Trump rallies behind Kushner

The administration had hoped Trump's nine-day turn in the global spotlight would offer a respite from relentless coverage - marked by an endless barrage of explosive revelations - of an ever-widening probe into Russian meddling in last year's election and possible collusion by the Trump campaign.

Global UN chief calls on world to back Paris climate deal
Author: 0 UN chief calls on world to back Paris climate deal

He said solar power grew 50 percent past year, with China and the United States in the lead, and in both those countries "new renewable energy jobs now outstrip those created in the oil and gas industries". The administration's decision comes after months of internal debate and speculation about what Trump, who campaigned on leaving the deal, would do once he took office.

Global Trump likely to withdraw from Paris climate deal
Author: 0 Trump likely to withdraw from Paris climate deal

Despite pressure from advisers on both sides of the issue, Trump appears to have decided that by staying in the agreement , the United States' economy and job creation efforts could be hurt in regions like the West and Appalachia, the New York Times reported .

Author: 0 Trump to focus on trade deficit as he meets Vietnam leader

Vietnam ese online gaming and messaging firm VNG said on Tuesday it has signed a preliminary agreement with USA bourse operator Nasdaq (nasdaq.premium-income-grow) to explore an IPO, in what could be the first overseas listing by a firm of the Southeast Asian nation .

Global Kerala CM condemns attack on IIT-M student, says it is unfortunate
Author: 0 Kerala CM condemns attack on IIT-M student, says it is unfortunate

It pointed out that the ban applied only to the sale of cattle for slaughter through livestock markets and there was no blanket ban on sale or slaughter of cattle. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said the CPM-led state government would move court to challenge the Centre's restrictions on the sale of cattle for slaughter.

Global Baghdad vehicle bomb leaves at least five dead
Author: 0 Baghdad vehicle bomb leaves at least five dead

At least 13 others were killed when another vehicle bomb went off late Monday near a popular ice cream shop in the bustling Karada. The blast followed an overnight suicide bombing at a popular Baghdad ice cream shop that killed at least 21 people.

Global Trump pulling United States out of Paris climate deal - Axios
Author: 0 Trump pulling United States out of Paris climate deal - Axios

The decision will put the United States in league with Syria and Nicaragua as the world's only non-participants in the Paris Climate Agreement . Following a number of reports in U.S. That hope appears to have been quickly dashed. As President, Mr Trump can withdraw from Paris on his own authority. Macron had "asked his ministers to take a number of initiatives, with our European partners or directly in France".

Global Huge explosion near Indian embassy in Kabul, officials safe
Author: 0 Huge explosion near Indian embassy in Kabul, officials safe

The French and German embassies in Kabul were also damaged in Wednesday's auto bomb attack, said French minister Marielle de Sarnez, who added there were no signs at this stage of any French victims. The insurgent group rarely claims responsibility for attacks that kill large numbers of civilians. Earlier , a public health spokesperson said at least 67 wounded people had been taken to hospitals around Kabul .

Author: 0 German-Asian ties no snub to US: Angela Merkel

On a day when German Chancellor Angela Merkel described India as a "reliable partner" in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in her country, US President Donald Trump blasted her over trade and defense related issues. " The times when we could fully rely on others are to some extent over". Spicer went on to say that the quote from Merkel was taken out of context.

Author: 0 Kinder Morgan Canada shares fall in debut amid political uncertainty in BC

Pring Turner Capital Group Inc sold 20,393 shares as Kinder Morgan Inc Del Com ( KMI)'s stock declined 10.34%. Estabrook Capital Mngmt has 6,439 shares. It has underperformed by 3.61% the S&P500. Robertson Opportunity Capital Llc decreased Cypress Semiconductor Corp (NASDAQ:CY) stake by 100,000 shares to 377,500 valued at $4.32 million in 2016Q4.

Global Sean Spicer misses out on meeting with the Pope
Author: 0 Sean Spicer misses out on meeting with the Pope

Trump arrived at the Vatican just before 2:30 a.m. EDT, along with wife Melania , daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner to meet Pope Francis . Afterwards, the Trumps were given a private tour of the Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica. Trump was expected to be given a tour of the Vatican after he arrived and then meet with the pontiff in his library.

Global Suspected Kidnappers Abduct Member House of Reps
Author: 0 Suspected Kidnappers Abduct Member House of Reps

He said the family of the kidnapped lawmaker were already in contact with the kidnappers, adding that DSS were already investigating the matter. Kano state Information Commissioner, Mallam Garba Mohammed who signed the statement said Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, was shocked about the incident, especially at this period of Ramadan.

Global Portland stabbing victims honored with impromptu memorial
Author: 0 Portland stabbing victims honored with impromptu memorial

The three men tried to intervene as Jeremy Joseph Christian , 35, reportedly harassed the two women while on the MAX train in Portland . The city's mayor says he hopes the slayings that shocked this liberal community will inspire "changes in the political dialogue in this country".

Global The UK Is Back To Sharing Intelligence With The US
Author: 0 The UK Is Back To Sharing Intelligence With The US

All were held "on suspicion of offences contrary to the Terrorism Act". A woman was arrested late Wednesday, but was released without charge. Still, it was unclear whether a second person might have helped Abedi make the bomb. this can't see both sides pulling away, but that is why the Prime Minister, the government, are right to make this an issue at the summit today, and it's why I have taken a step of speaking out too, and making my concerns known".

Author: 0 UK: Additional arrests in bomb investigation

Police have since made several arrests in connection with the sickening attack as they hunt down Abedi's gang of terror fanatics. Almost two dozen people were killed and dozens more were hurt Monday night in a bombing at the Manchester Arena, which occurred shortly after the singer's concert concluded.

Global United States shoots down mock warhead over the Pacific
Author: 0 United States shoots down mock warhead over the Pacific

Jim Syring, director of the Missile Defense Agency, said in a statement. The Defense Department said it will continue to evaluate other data to determine how the system performed. The ground-based mid-course defense system used a five-foot "kill vehicle" released from a larger ground-based interceptor missile to obliterate the mock ICBM, defense officials said.

Author: 0 United States successfully tests intercontinental missile interception system

The missile defense system will comprise 44 interceptors by the end of the year, so it could thwart an attack from a rogue state or a volley of rockets. The target was a custom-made missile meant to simulate an ICBM, which flew faster than the missiles used in previous intercept tests, according to the MDA's spokesperson Christopher Johnson.

Author: 0 USA shoots down mock warhead over Pacific

But the interceptors, based in California and Alaska, would be overwhelmed by a full-scale attack from countries like Russian Federation or China , which could fire dozens of missiles at a time. The Ground-based Midcourse Defense(GMD) is created to intercept and destroy missiles during the midcourse of their trajectory through space. Though it succeeded in the last test in 2014, it failed during the three prior attempts against slower-moving, non-ICBM missiles.

Global Afghan ministry says Kabul blast has killed 64
Author: 0 Afghan ministry says Kabul blast has killed 64

The ministry did not have details on the possible target of the attack. Zabihullah Mujahid, spokesman for the Taliban , said the Kabul explosion had "nothing to do with the Mujahedeen of Islamic Emirate", as the Taliban call themselves. Blood streamed down the faces of walking wounded. Afghan residents wounded in a auto bomb attack receive treatment at a hospital in Kabul on May 31, 2017.

Author: 0 Tobacco Also Kills The Environment — WHO Warns

Tobacco-related illness is one of the biggest public health threats the world faces, the report said , noting that tobacco use costs households and governments over 1.4 trillion US dollars in healthcare expenditure and lost productivity.

Global Almost 20 People Arrested In Lucchese Crime Family Bust
Author: 0 Almost 20 People Arrested In Lucchese Crime Family Bust

The members are accused of killing a Bronx man in November 2013, and attempting to murder two men from different crime families. Others are named as "made" members or "soldiers" of the Luchese family, including Joseph Datello, known as "Big Joe" or "Joey Glasses", and Paul Cassano, known as "Paulie Roast Beef".

Global US President Donald Trump to withdraw from the Paris climate deal
Author: 0 US President Donald Trump to withdraw from the Paris climate deal

The official insisted on anonymity in order to discuss the decision before the official announcement. Shortly after the news broke, the United Nations tweeted "Climate change is undeniable". And leaders from coal-producing states have pressed Trump to uphold his vows to cancel U.S. commitments to Paris. A source told Reuters that India had also indicated it would stick by the deal.

Author: 0 Wary Of North Korea, U.S. Destroys Mock Warhead Over The Pacific

The American interceptor has an uneven track record, having succeeded nine times out of 17 attempts against missiles in test since 1999, although the most recent test - in June 2014 - was a success. The Ground-based Midcourse Defense(GMD) is created to intercept and destroy missiles during the midcourse of their trajectory through space. The Associated Press said the Pentagon calls the tactic "hitting a bullet with a bullet".

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