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Author: 0 What is covfefe? Trump's weird tweet is widely mocked

And that was it. The post sparked confusion - and then ridicule - from social media users, including brands that were keen to get in on the trending action. The post was retweeted more than 120,000 times and liked 152,000 times by dawn on Wednesday. Now Trump's "covfefe" has captured the imaginations of the public, tweeted to his 31 million followers in the dead of night.

Author: 0 Trump expected to withdraw from Paris climate deal, reports say

Peabody Energy, the largest publicly-traded US coal company was down 3.1 percent to $24.07 a share by afternoon, while Arch Coal fell 0.2 percent to $70.27. If the rumors prove true, the USA will be one of only three nations in the world not a party to the agreement, joining Syria and Nicaragua. Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila (JOO'-hah SEE'-pah-lah) says climate change won't be reversed "by closing your eyes".

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

Pyongyang has regularly threatened to destroy the United States, which it accuses of pushing the Korean peninsula to the brink of nuclear war by conducting recent military drills with South Korea and Japan. The U.S. ambassador said Russian Federation has the same decision to make as the rest of the worldwide community: "You either support North Korea or you don't, but you have to choose".

Author: 0 Manchester Bomber Bought Most Of Weapon's Parts By Himself, Police Say

Greater Manchester Police said the man was arrested in Shoreham-by-Sea on suspicion of terrorism offenses and an address there was being searched. The Manchester bombing claimed 22 people's lives on Monday, May 22, 2017, after an Ariana Grande concert, according to the Inquisitr .

Author: 0 Donald Trump has decided to pull US out of Paris climate deal

Furthermore, he said that people hit "first and worst" by climate change are the poor, vulnerable and marginalised. Trump's move marks the second time in two decades that the United States has negotiated, signed but then spurned a major global climate pact following a change of party control in the White House.

Author: 0 300000 evacuated as cyclone hits Bangladesh

They disseminated early warnings in communities via megaphone and also helped to evacuate people to the safety of cyclone safe shelters. Dhaka - Hundreds of poorly built homes have been damaged as a powerful storm pounded the coastal district of Bangladesh on Tuesday, officials said.

Global Chelsea Manning: Free to Be Trans Celeb a la Caitlyn Jenner?
Author: 0 Chelsea Manning: Free to Be Trans Celeb a la Caitlyn Jenner?

A U.S Army official confirmed to NBC News that she was released from Fort Leavenworth military prison at around 3 a.m. ET. Formerly known as Bradley Manning, the U.S. " Chelsea Manning is the LGBTQ movement's greatest-ever anti-war activist and whistleblower about government crimes, and yet she was shunned by virtually every large LGBTQ non-profit", Thayer said.

Global Islamic State claims deadly attack on Egypt Christians
Author: 0 Islamic State claims deadly attack on Egypt Christians

In this still image taken from video provided by the Egyptian military, an Egyptian fighter jet takes off from an undisclosed location in Egypt to strike militant hideouts in the Libyan city of Darna, Friday, May 26, 2017. A suicide bomber attacked a church in 2011, and there have been deadly clashes with Muslims, especially in the rural south, following disputes over church construction.

Global Christy Clark to test the house, NDP minority government expected
Author: 0 Christy Clark to test the house, NDP minority government expected

Party officials hinted this might provide an opening to put the proposed bridge to replace the Massey Tunnel on hold pending consultations with local politicians, where there is little support for the project. "You don't decide the government on the steps of a hotel, you decide it in the legislature", said Ashton, adding that when the legislature is recalled they will see how the NDP and Green plan to proceed.

Global Italy backs Merkel call for stronger Europe in age of Trump
Author: 0 Italy backs Merkel call for stronger Europe in age of Trump

Research director Daniela Schwarzer of the German Council of Foreign Relations in Berlin asserted that Trump had alienated Germany and other USA allies during the G-7 summit. German politicians reacted with outrage to Trump's latest intervention. "We want the European Union to become stronger and India will play a positive role towards that through the medium of Germany", he told reporters at a joint briefing with Merkel, who hosts Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday.

Global This was the NBA Finals everyone wanted
Author: 0 This was the NBA Finals everyone wanted

During the Finals the team expects even more fans to arrive with high-priced phony tickets. We looked up the number of All-Star appearances, All-NBA 1st/2nd Team selections and MVP trophies opponents racked up the years they faced either Jordan or James in the playoffs.

Global Trump plans to pull US from Paris deal: White House official
Author: 0 Trump plans to pull US from Paris deal: White House official

Juncker's comments came the same day a White House official said Trump was expected to pull out of the climate pact. Guterres said to the audience in NY on Tuesday that "it would be important for the US not to leave the Paris agreement ", but added if the country did, then Americans needed "to remain engaged".

Author: 0 Trump Reportedly Decides to Pull Out of Paris Climate Deal

McKenna said the rest of the world doesn't intend to sit and wait for Trump. But like trying to convince a soulless piece of cardboard to take action, "the vast campaign to persuade the U.S.to remain ultimately did not sway the president".

Author: 0 Trump, Merkel War of Words Escalates

The German leader described the summit as "very hard, not to say very unsatisfactory". "It is not acceptable to my mind that the president publicly attacks the chancellor". Speaking at a CSU campaign rally, Merkel said: "The times in which we could completely depend on others are on the way out". But following Merkel's Sunday comments, Trump slightly changed his message toward Germany on Twitter .

Global U.S. stages successful test of ICBM defence system
Author: 0 U.S. stages successful test of ICBM defence system

The Ground-based Midcourse Defense program (GMD) has so far cost about $40bn in the past 15 years and often been criticised for its expensive nature. The next test will take place in August/September 2018 and will involve multiple interceptors attempting to take out a single test ICBM. The last test was in 2014.

Author: 0 Kabul blast: Several died due to heart-attack; IS claims responsibility

He said the ambassador was in Turkey at the time of the attack. Afghan troops are backed by U.S. and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces, and the Pentagon has reportedly asked the White House to send thousands more troops to the country to break the deadlock in the fight against the Taliban .

Author: 0 The SNP plan another Scottish referendum after Brexit negotiatons

She said: "At the General Election people can send Nicola Sturgeon a message that she should focus on the day job, rather than forcing another independence referendum that people in Scotland don't want". Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale said the SNP had spent the last 10 years "obsessively campaigning for independence". Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has challenged the Prime Minister to a face off at tonight's leader's debate.

Global South Indian court orders 4 week stay on cow slaughter rules
Author: 0 South Indian court orders 4 week stay on cow slaughter rules

The Union Environment Ministry on May 26, modified the rules to prevent cruelty to animals, making it mandatory to ensure that cattle are not bought or sold for slaughter . The TMC supremo had yesterday termed the Centre's notification "a deliberate attempt to encroach on the state's rights and destroy the federal structure".

Author: 0 President Trump Expected To Withdraw US From Paris Climate Deal

Mr. Trump has discussed with staff the possibility of renegotiating the pact to reduce the burden on businesses of complying with the agreement . Trump tweeted Wednesday that he "will be announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days".

Global Radford heading to Louisville regional
Author: 0 Radford heading to Louisville regional

Keegan Thompson is 6-4 with a 2.43 ERA this season. The Sam Houston State baseball team will travel to Lubbock for an NCAA regional this week. "This is a game of inches that always comes down to one or two games in the Southeastern Conference", the coach added.

Author: 0 Blast tears through central Kabul, killing at least 80

Dozens were in critical condition. Hospitals frantically appealed for blood donation. August 7, 2015 - A series of attacks kill at least 44 people and wound over 300 in one day in Kabul . Afghanistan's private Tolo Television also reported a staffer killed, and Germany said an Afghan security guard outside its embassy was among those who died.

Author: 0 Cities join call for impeachment

If Trump were to be impeached and convicted, Mike Pence as president would be capable of doing much greater damage to Middle East policy in practice than Trump has been able to achieve with rhetoric alone. The House of Representatives has impeached two US presidents in the past including Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton but were acquitted by the Senate.

Global Republican candidate charged with assault on reporter wins special Montana election
Author: 0 Republican candidate charged with assault on reporter wins special Montana election

Republican Greg Gianforte won a relatively easy victory in Montana's congressional election Thursday - despite being cited for assault the night before , when he roughed up a reporter at a campaign event. Steves Daines (R-MT) and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan both said publicly they believed Gianforte should apologize . As Gianforte moved on top of Jacobs, he began yelling something to the effect of, "I'm sick and exhausted of this!" Gianforte will take the House seat vacated when ...

Global Trump planning to pull USA out of Paris climate deal
Author: 0 Trump planning to pull USA out of Paris climate deal

A White House official said Wednesday that there could be "caveats in the language" announcing a withdrawal, leaving open the possibility that his decision isn't final. Scott Vaughan, president of the International Institute for Sustainable Development, said the US withdrawal would be a blow to Paris and climate change policy around the world because, until recently, it had been the leader on the file.

Author: 0 Explosion Hits Afghan Capital, Kabul

Several died of heart-attack due to the massive impact of the blast, ' a source from Kabul told OneIndia. The U.S. Embassy's Special Charge d'Affaires Hugo Llorens put out a statement saying 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 ".

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn: State of NHS and schools 'anything but strong and stable'

Members of former U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders campaign team are in Britain helping out Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn in his attempt to become the next United Kingdom prime minister, The Guardian reported on Tuesday. Asked about the PM's "alone and naked" comment, Mr Corbyn told a Westminster press conference: "I certainly wouldn't use language like that myself, I think it's totally inappropriate to describe anyone as naked, even me".

Global Labour is cultivating the politics of envy with its economically illiterate manifesto
Author: 0 Labour is cultivating the politics of envy with its economically illiterate manifesto

It would lower the threshold for the 45p rate of income tax from £150,000 to £80,000 and introduce a new 50p rate for earnings above £123,000, raising £6.4 billion from the top 5% of earners. The latest opinion polls have Labour at about 30% and the Conservatives above 40%. The poll follows Labour's manifesto launch in which it laid out plans to nationalise industries.

Global Trump visits Arlington National Cemetery for Memorial Day
Author: 0 Trump visits Arlington National Cemetery for Memorial Day

Secretary Kelly himself made headlines this weekend, downplaying the significance of Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner looking to open a backchannel line of communication with Russian Federation during the transition. After the ceremony, the president visited with families in Section 60 of the cemetery, where most of those killed in Iraq and Afghanistan are buried.

Author: 0 PM Narendra Modi aims to replicate Germany's success in India

The White House voiced agreement Tuesday with Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel's remark that her country can no longer depend on others for security, which spurred criticism in the USA news media that President Trump had strained relations with European allies.

Author: 0 NYTimes: Kushner Attempted to Set Up Direct Line to Putin

Trump officials were preparing to establish a "war room" to address an issue that has begun to dominate his young presidency. While Trump had defended Kushner, who has been his most trusted adviser, he is also reported to have expressed dissatisfaction with him and his family, especially over Kushner's sister seeking investors at a roadshow in Beijing for a New Jersey housing project using the family name.

Author: 0 Nunes: Clinton Loss Reason For Russia Probe

David Valadao. Nunes told attendees at the Tulare County Lincoln Dinner that he stepped aside in order to protect vulnerable Republican House members from facing questions about his actions from the media, according to a video of the event published by the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday.

Global June 8 Poll: Theresa May Defends UK Political Debate Boycott
Author: 0 June 8 Poll: Theresa May Defends UK Political Debate Boycott

However, May has turned down Corbyn's latest invitation and said it is " more important " for her to remain on with the campaign trail and " take questions from members of the public who are going to be voting on 8 June ". "I invite her to go to Cambridge and debate her policies, debate her record, debate their plans, debate their proposals and let the public make up their mind".

Author: 0 Trump's communication director Mike Dubke resigns

This will change". Spicer notes that Merkel's full remarks included a commitment to work in "friendship" with the United States and other countries. White House communications director Michael Dubke has resigned. As per the Washington Post , President Trump has accepted Dubke's resignation.

Global Jeremy Corbyn to take part in tonight's debate
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn to take part in tonight's debate

Returning to the campaign trail in south-west London after the Manchester bombing and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and G7 summits, Mrs May was also asked about Ms Sturgeon's claim over the weekend that she will be forced to rethink her position on a second independence referendum if the SNP wins the election in Scotland.

Author: 0 9 local guards dead, 11 Americans wounded in Kabul

What does the deadly Kabul deadly say about the state of security in Afghanistan? The Taliban , seeking to reimpose Islamic rule after their 2001 ouster by US -led forces, denied responsibility and said they condemned attacks that have no legitimate target and killed civilians.

Global Nehal Hashmi's statement is direct threat to Supreme Court: PTI
Author: 0 Nehal Hashmi's statement is direct threat to Supreme Court: PTI

While addressing a public gathering, Hashmi said that people who are investigating and who have investigated Nawaz Sharif and his family must remember that they will retire one day. Minister of State for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb speaking on behalf of the ruling PML-N told Radio Pakistan that the party does not support what Hashmi said, and that it was his "personal opinion".

Global 2 ministers in French president's Cabinet under scrutiny
Author: 0 2 ministers in French president's Cabinet under scrutiny

A total of 70 percent of respondents think that Richard Ferrand , the French minister for territorial development, should resign over ambiguous affairs dug up by the media, the poll's results revealed, while about 60 percent would rather see the European Affairs chief Marielle de Sarnez quit.

Author: 0 Staff shakeup looms in US White House

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, when asked by reporters on Saturday if it would be wrong for someone to create a back-channel with Russian Federation, he replied: "No". They said any secret communications could have left Kushner vulnerable to manipulation by Russian officials. The New York Times and Washington Post said he wanted to use Russian facilities to avoid United States interception of discussions with Moscow.

Author: 0 Trump Tweets About Russian Election Interference

News reported Thursday that Kushner had come under FBI scrutiny in the Russian Federation investigation, with multiple officials telling NBC News that investigators believe Kushner has significant information relevant to the probe. They settled their children into new schools and a new home in DC's posh Kalorama neighborhood, just two miles from the White House, and around the corner from the Obamas.

Author: 0 At Least 80 Killed In Bombing Near Embassies In Afghan Capital

The U.S. -led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation coalition, Operation Resolute Support, says in a statement the bombing happened near its headquarters and the German Embassy. It is believed to be either a truck or tanker full with explosives went into diplomatic neighborhood which is highly secured and guarded. German Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Adebahr said the Kabul embassy would remain closed until further notice and that local staff were receiving medical care.

Author: 0 Kushner Attempted to Set Up Direct Line to Putin — NYTimes

Returning home from a nine-day overseas trip, US President Donald Trump has plunged headlong into the ongoing Russian Federation probe controversy, determined to defend his administration and his son-in-law Jared Kushner from its growing reach.

Global SolGen counters FVR on martial law coverage
Author: 0 SolGen counters FVR on martial law coverage

Smoke rises in the residential neighbourhood of Marawi City as fighting rages between government soldiers and the Maute militant group, in southern Philippines May 27, 2017. "But those who are out-andout terrorists, and you can not be convinced to stop fighting, so be it. Let us fight". "[The] rule of law and human rights should prevail in the place or part of the Philippines where the martial law was declared and effective", said the Department of National Defense (DND) in its memo to ...

Author: 0 Russian probes hinder White House's attempt to fill admin jobs

Shortly after Trump's remarks on Twitter, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly made the rounds of Sunday television news shows to praise any so-called back channel communications, especially with Russian Federation, as "a good thing". "But it's the Russians who tried to destroy the fundamental of democracy and that is to change the outcome of an American election". "I'm going to presume he did this at the behest of the President-elect of the United States".

Author: 0 Plane catches fire in Newark

Of the three minor injuries, one person reported an ankle injury, Guerin told CNN . See more at PIX11.com. About 124 passengers and seven crew members left the plane, according to sources. on Tuesday. Once all passengers were accounted for , they boarded a bus back to the terminal, where they waited at the United Lounge. Five minor injuries have been reported as the airport has reopened with residual delays, according to the Port Authority.

Global Mike Dubke resigns as White House communications director
Author: 0 Mike Dubke resigns as White House communications director

A rally planned Thursday in Iowa was postponed due to "an unforeseen change" in Trump's schedule. Schiff said he expects Kushner to testify before the House intelligence committee. Recently appointed special counsel Robert Mueller, a former FBI director, is starting off an investigation with a broad mandate that will allow him to probe both the possible Russian influence and whether Trump attempted to obstruct the investigation by firing FBI Director James Comey.

Author: 0 Huge car bomb near embassies in Afghan capital, several killed

The death toll is climbing after a large blast went off near the German embassy in Kabul's diplomatic quarter. Deputy Spokesman for the Interior Ministry Najib Danish said the blast was so heavy that more than 30 vehicles were either destroyed or damaged at the site of the attack.

Author: 0 Donald Trump: Russian Officials Are 'Laughing At' US Over Election Probe

In his first on-camera press briefing in almost two weeks, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer argued that news stories that use anonymous sources are unreliable, and called recent reports in the Washington Post and the New York Times that Kushner had worked to establish backchannel communications with Russian Federation during the presidential transition unsubstantiated.

Global Severe thunderstorm watch issued for the Okanagan
Author: 0 Severe thunderstorm watch issued for the Okanagan

The definition of a Severe Thunderstorm includes winds in excess of 60 miles per hour and/or one-inch diameter (quarter-size) hail. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning means severe thunderstorms are either in progress or are imminent. Several communities in the Midlands were affected by high winds and heavy rains Sunday night as a thunderstorm passed though. Storm chances linger into Tuesday and will be primarily focused in the afternoon hours, but they should not be quite as organized or intense ...

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