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Author: 0 Gibberish Trump tweet about 'covfefe' sends internet into a frenzy

Some users sought clarification from dictionary company Merriam-Webster. "Enjoy!", the President wrote on Twitter. Before long, the word had its own Urban Dictionary definition: "When you want to say "coverage" but your hands are too small to hit all the letters on your keyboard".

Author: 0 Two citizens of Kazakhstan injured in Kabul attack

The Islamic State group has also claimed responsibility for several recent bombings in the Afghan capital, including a powerful blast targeting an armoured North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convoy that killed at least eight people and wounded 28 on May 3 .

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Author: 0 Malik released from central jail Srinagar

Days after the killing of commander Sabzar Bhat , an image of the latest batch of terrorists reportedly being trained by Hizbul Mujahideen at a camp in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir's Muzaffarabad was released on Wednesday. He said that the situation across the valley remained peaceful and under control. "There were minor incidents of stone-throwing at Keller Chowk, Shopian and Court Road-Pinglish, where miscreants resorted to heavy stone-throwing on police and security forces, injuring many", ...

Global Sanders Slams Trump For Insulting Germany
Author: 0 Sanders Slams Trump For Insulting Germany

Merkel, whose worldview contrasts with Trump's nationalism, made comments after the G-7 summit that were interpreted as casting doubt on the reliability of the U.S.as a partner to Europe under Trump's leadership. He had begun attacking Germany and Merkel during his election campaign a year ago. In 2009, former President Barack Obama also expressed dissatisfaction with the trade deficit between the US and Germany, according to MarketWatch.

Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy: Bangladesh have improved, Mashrafe Mortaza warns England

Eoin Morgan's team have been transformed since their dismal World Cup performance two years ago. He does, however, have the in-form Jonny Bairstow, who top scored against South Africa at Lord's, breathing down his neck. New Zealand squad: Kane Williamson (c), Corey Anderson, Trent Boult, Neil Broom, Colin de Grandhomme, Martin Guptill, Tom Latham, Mitchell McClenaghan, Adam Milne, James Neesham, Jeetan Patel, Luke Ronchi, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor.

Author: 0 White House official says Trump is pulling out of the Paris Agreement

President Donald Trump is leaning toward pulling the United States out of the global deal to cut greenhouse gas emissions, two administration sources told NBC News on Wednesday - part of the landmark 2015 accord that almost every nation in the world has signed on to.

Author: 0 ICC Champions Trophy warm-up match abandoned because of rain

Pakistan , New Zealand , and Sri Lanka should be competitive, while the rank outsider, Bangladesh , is capable of causing a shock - as shown in the 2015 World Cup when it beat England to reach the knockout stage. But the kind of bowling attack India has at present, the Men in Blue definitely hold the edge over Pakistan . India and Pakistan meet in their first match of the tournament, which begins on June 1.

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Author: 0 Haley tells countries to choose between US, North Korea

It said the newly developed missile can carry a large nuclear warhead, while threatening that the USA mainland is within its strike range. However, Pyongyang said its recent missile test-launch was a legitimate act of self-defence under global law and called United States criticism a "wanton violation of the sovereignty and dignity of the DPRK".

Author: 0 Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn Set out Opposing Stance on Brexit

Turning her fire directly on her rival for Downing Street, Mrs May said: "He is simply not ready to govern and not prepared to lead". Ms Barnett asked again, at which point Mr Corbyn said: "I'll give you the figure in a moment". Now she said he was promising to rip up the Government's Brexit white paper and bin its Great Repeal Bill, setting back the negotiation process further.

Author: 0 Trump honors fallen soldiers, Gold Star families in Memorial Day speech

They were Marine Corps 1st Lt. Robert Kelly , son of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly , killed in 2010; Oklahoma National Guard Spc. Two days earlier, John Kelly teared up on TV while discussing his son, who was killed in while leading his platoon on a combat patrol and stepped on a concealed roadside bomb.

Author: 0 'Something strange' is going on with Trump's Twitter, experts say

And if one looks through the list of followers, one sees pages of accounts with no profile pictures, no followers and no posts. Not only does he have considerably more followers than Trump - 89.3 million - just 20.7 percent (18,468,540) of those are judged by twitteraudit to be fake.

Author: 0 Afghan guard at German embassy killed in Kabul attack

The Islamic State has said it was responsible for other recent bombings in Kabul , including one that killed eight people and injured 22 earlier this month . The attack inflicted damages on the buildings of embassies of India and Japan. The alliance praised "the courage of Afghan Security Forces, especially the police and first responders" following the attack.

Global Watch this USA interceptor missile system destroy an ICBM. Wow!
Author: 0 Watch this USA interceptor missile system destroy an ICBM. Wow!

The Rodong Sinmun, the North's ruling Workers' Party newspaper, said in an editorial on Wednesday that the USA should remember that Pyongyang's declaration to burn the enemy's base with nuclear weapons is not empty rhetoric. "Overall", she wrote in an analysis before the test, the military "is not even close to demonstrating that the system works in a real-world setting".

Author: 0 Blast kills 80 in Kabul embassy area

Germany has postponed a flight of rejected Afghan asylum seekers, after a bomb in Kabul killed at least 80 people. An interior ministry spokesman also said that there will be no return trips to Afghanistan over the next few days. Hugo Llorens, the USA ambassador to Afghanistan, said the "horrific and shameful attack demonstrates these terrorists' complete disregard for human life and their nihilistic opposition to the dream of a peaceful future for Afghanistan", the AP reported.

Author: 0 USA stonewalls on climate change

The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the matter before the formal announcement, said six members of the G-7 would stick with their endorsement of the Paris deal, and await a decision from the U.S. In an attempt to understand what could happen to the planet if the US pulls out of Paris, The Associated Press consulted with more than two-dozen climate scientists and analyzed a special computer model scenario created to calculate potential effects.

Author: 0 U.S. citizens wounded in Kabul blast as Trump nears Afghanistan decision

The explosion took place at the peak of Kabul's rush hour, when roads are packed with commuters. The blast was caused by a suicide attack near the German Embassy, according to Najib Danish, a spokesman for the interior ministry. According to Reuters , German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said that at least one Afghan security guard at the German embassy was killed and members of the diplomatic mission were injured.

Global May, Corbyn clash over Brexit in TV grilling
Author: 0 May, Corbyn clash over Brexit in TV grilling

She said the government had had to ensure Britain was "living within our means" given "the economic situation we had inherited". On the issue of the monarchy, Mr Corbyn rejected suggestions he would abolish it, declaring: "It's not on anybody's agenda, it's certainly not on my agenda".

Author: 0 Trump expected to keep United States embassy in Tel Aviv - for now

He gave no further details. Signing a waiver, however, merely postpones action for six months - a measure every U.S. President has taken twice yearly since 1995 - when Congress passed the Jerusalem Embassy Act mandating the relocation of the embassy to Jerusalem, a move desired by the Israeli government - to avoid the hotbed issue.

Global Trump plans to withdraw from Paris climate agreement
Author: 0 Trump plans to withdraw from Paris climate agreement

Niklas Hoehne of Germany's New Climate Institute said a us pullout could corrode the resolve of other nations, perhaps including hydrocarbon powers Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation. "And climate solutions provide opportunities that are unmatchable", he said, describing the effects as "dangerous and accelerating". Trump should do what Obama didn't: Send the Paris Agreement to the Senate for ratification.

Global Zbigniew Brzezinski, former U.S. national security advisor, dead at 89
Author: 0 Zbigniew Brzezinski, former U.S. national security advisor, dead at 89

But the Carter years were also defined by the Iranian hostage crisis, which came to symbolize the administration's failures and frustrations. Brzezinski also helped in the normalization of US relations with China in December 1978, when the two countries established formal diplomatic relations for the first time .

Author: 0 Facing storm at home, Trump chased results on overseas trip

Trump ended his nine-day trip with a speech to US troops in Sicily, where he recounted his visits to Saudi Arabia , Israel , Belgium and Italy and his work to counter terrorism. The magazine didn't just call for Trump to moderate some of his more controversial policies. The G-7 summit began in the shadow of Trump's remarkable appearance at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, in which he chastised some of the most loyal US allies for not paying their fair share to the alliance.

Author: 0 Palestinian prisoners in Israel jails end hunger strike

The agreement concluded that the Palestinian National Authority would finance the second monthly visit of the prisoners' families. The hunger strike was called off ahead of the start of the holy month of Ramzan. But his wife Fadwa dismissed the footage as a "fake... meant to break the morale of prisoners" and called on Pope Francis to intervene. He said "This is the time to illustrate to Israelis, to the Palestinians and to the world that a large portion of the Israeli public opposes the ...

Global Putin in Versailles: Macron pays Russian president highest honor
Author: 0 Putin in Versailles: Macron pays Russian president highest honor

Lavrov also took aim at Macron's attack on Kremlin-funded outlets RT and Sputnik as " organs of influence and propaganda" against him in the May presidential election. Mr Macron said he expected some tough words. Putin declared that the sanctions were "in no way" helping to end the fighting between government forces and Kremlin-backed rebels in Ukraine's east.

Global UK Labour chief challenges May to debate as race tightens
Author: 0 UK Labour chief challenges May to debate as race tightens

The Labour leader turned Theresa May's election slogan against her, claiming that after seven years of Conservative-led administrations, the state of health, social care and education were "anything but strong and stable". Combine that with last week's surveys suggesting just a 5 or 6 point deficit for Corbyn to overcome, and everything points to Labour having momentum on its side.

Author: 0 GOP health care bill nothing short of a disaster, says Kamala Harris

Some 14 million would lose coverage because of plans to cut Medicaid by $884 billion. Coming at things from a slightly different angle, Trump also promised to fulfill a longtime priority of conservative health care reformers: Allowing people to buy insurance across state lines.

Author: 0 Manchester police stop sharing information with United States over leaks

With British police investigating an alleged network linked to the British-born suicide bomber, Salman Abedi , the matter of information leaked to USA media will be taken up by British Prime Minister Theresa May when she meets President Donald Trump at a later North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, the BBC reported .

Author: 0 Suspect in Portland deadly stabbing arraigned

The horrific attack on three Portland , Oregon, men who intervened last Friday when two young Muslim women were being harassed on a light-rail train has attracted national attention and resulted in an outpouring of support that, through several crowdfunding campaigns , raised more than $1 million over the weekend.

Author: 0 Trump Tweeted "Covfefe" And The Internet Is So Confused

There have been thousands of tweets using it, and Cesc got in on the act as well. They've gone back to bed. Anyway, folks on Twitter are having a good time trying to figure out the meaning of " covfefe ". And late night Twitter was delighted to welcome it. "What makes me saddest is that I know I'll never write anything funnier than #covfefe ", Kimmel tweeted.

Author: 0 Ready reckoner: India at the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy

Keeping the focus strictly on One Day Internationals in this piece, the three major victories-the 1983 World Cup in England , the 1985 World Championship of Cricket in Australia and the 2013 Champions Trophy in England-were the result essentially of the magnificent efforts of the bowlers.

Author: 0 Taliban reacts at Kabul bombing that left 80 dead, over 350 wounded

Most victims appear to be civilians. The bombing killed 58 people and wounded 141. One Afghan security guard was killed and others were likely among the dead, Gabriel said. A man who was injured in the suicide bomb attack leaves the scene in Kabul, Afghanistan, 31 May 2017. "This blast has nothing to do with the Mujahidins", the Taliban said in a statement released by their spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid, adding that the Taliban never carry out such attacks with no targets, reports Efe.

Author: 0 PM Modi names India's longest bridge after Assamese legend Bhupen Hazarika

The length of the bridge itself is 9.15 Km. Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday announced that it would build a Samanway Kshetra near the new Bhupen Hazarika Bridge to commemorate the cultural icon's lifetime efforts to promote universal brotherhood and global peace through his timeless music.

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Author: 0 Trump to Pull Out of Paris Climate Accord

In a possible jab at the likely US pullout, the United Nations tweeted on Wednesday a quote from Secretary General Antonio Guterres: " Climate change is undeniable". The report of the apparent decision comes hours after the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged the United States to remain within the Paris Agreement , which seeks to limit global warming to as close to 1.5 degrees Celsius as possible.

Global Trump poised to pull out of Paris climate deal: US media
Author: 0 Trump poised to pull out of Paris climate deal: US media

As Trump mulls his decision, the White House offered few signs Tuesday that Trump was planning to soften his view of climate change. So far, 147 parties representing more than 82 percent of greenhouse gas emissions have ratified the agreement .

Author: 0 Trump assails Kathy Griffin for harsh video

After cheekily defending the photo earlier in the day, Griffin finally agreed that the image "is too disturbing", not amusing and had "crossed a line". "I went too far, and I was wrong". Griffin initially wrote on Twitter . Among those who criticized the image were Chelsea Clinton , Anderson Cooper , Mitt Romney and Donald Trump, Jr .

Author: 0 Kabul blast: Massive explosion near Indian embassy, tweets Sushma Swaraj

Four BBC journalists were injured and their Afghan driver killed when they were caught up in a suicide bombing in Kabul that left 80 dead. India's foreign minister said that the nation's embassy staff is all accounted for. The troops could consist of special forces personnel and more conventional soldiers, and would be part of the NATO-led mission to train, advise and assist the Afghan army in its fight against militants.

Author: 0 China embassy partly damaged in Kabul attack

The explosion also raised serious questions about the Afghan government's ability to secure the war-battered nation. The explosion occurred in the morning near Zanbaq Square close to the embassies of Germany, Turkey and Japan. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a similar attack in July 2016, in which two bombs killed 80 people in a predominantly Shia neighborhood of Kabul .

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Author: 0 Angela Merkel says Europe must step up as diplomatic player

Early on Tuesday, Trump called Germany's trade and military spending policies " very bad " for the United States as tensions between him and Merkel increased. Trump's spokesman Sean Spicer gamely tried to deny the report, insisting that European Commission chairman Jean-Claude Juncker had confirmed that " Trump was not aggressive on German trade surplus ".

Global US says test shows missile defences outpacing ICBM threat
Author: 0 US says test shows missile defences outpacing ICBM threat

Jim Syring said . Boeing serves as the prime contractor on the GMD program and collaborates with an industry team to integrate updates to the system. to stop military exercises on and near the Korean Peninsula which North Korea sees as a threat to its sovereignty. In Tuesday's USA test, the Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency launched an interceptor rocket from an underground silo at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

Global Official says Trump expected to pull US from... 11:03 am Wed
Author: 0 Official says Trump expected to pull US from... 11:03 am Wed

US President Donald Trump is likely to withdraw from the landmark Paris climate change agreement which was a major foreign policy legacy of his predecessor Barack Obama , media reports said on Wednesday. However, the USA may well achieve its pledged greenhouse emission reductions, regardless of the Paris Agreement. Under the accord, the USA would have to cut economywide greenhouse gas emissions by about 80% by midcentury.

Author: 0 Comey Planning To Testify Publicly As Early As Next Week

The department of justice appointed a special counsel, former FBI director Robert Mueller, to head an independent investigation of the Russian Federation matter. The White House has denied Comey's account of the February meeting. What will James Comey's testimony to Congress reveal? Fired FBI Director James Comey is expected to testify in public next week after having been "cleared for takeoff", by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, a source close to Comey tells NBC News.

Global Woman Believed to be from Africa Found Dead Near Canadian Border
Author: 0 Woman Believed to be from Africa Found Dead Near Canadian Border

While it's not yet clear whether Otuteye's effort to enter Canada included seeking asylum there, Minnesota has become a key stop for a soaring number of migrants from Somalia and other African countries who sneak in with that intent. Vig also suspects that her body ending up in the ditch "played a role [in her death]". "We thought it would be in the winter or the spring flood". "One of these times the kids aren't going to make it".

Author: 0 What Is 'Covfefe?' Social Media Rushes To Define Indecipherable Trump Tweet

As of 5:30 a.m. ET - more than five hours later - the tweet had not been removed from Trump's official account. President Donald Trump on Wednesday tried to play off what appeared to have been his accidentally tweeting gibberish, quoting the gibberish in question and asking readers to interpret its meaning.

Author: 0 Iran strongly condemns bomb blast in Kabul

A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-packed vehicle in Zanbaq Square around 08:30 am, the ministry said in a statement . "They are still bringing bodies and wounded people to hospitals", senior health ministry spokesman Ismael Kawoosi said.

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Author: 0 Melania Trump praised the "empowerment of women" during Saudi visit

Trump used his visit to Riyadh to bolster USA ties with Arab and Islamic nations, announce $ 110 billion in us arms sales to Saudi Arabia , and send Iran a tough message. He put the onus for combating terrorism on the region. To Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa, Trump declared that the two nations had a lot in common and "there won't be strain with this administration".

Author: 0 Covfefe lives: Twitter comes up with awesome memes after Trump tweet

Trump then stumped Twitter users around the world by leaving the typo up overnight before deleting it at around 5:45 a.m. ET. The term became a top trending item on Twitter, with many users supplying tongue-in-cheek meanings. White House representatives did not reply to a request for comment on the post on Trump's personal @realDonaldTrump account. One frustrated person tweeted: "Like I don't have enough problems in my life and now I have to figure out the true meaning of #covfefe".

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