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Author: 0 Donald Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russia

According to administration officials and persons close to Trump , the president plans to bring in new aides to the White House , adding experienced political professionals including Trump's former campaign manager. He is still working at the White House and has not set a departure date yet. The comments expanded on a defense first put forward Saturday by national security adviser H.R.

Global Assam: PM Modi to inaugurate India's longest Dhola to Sadiya Bridge today
Author: 0 Assam: PM Modi to inaugurate India's longest Dhola to Sadiya Bridge today

The BJP will be organising a pan-Indian festival-like publicity campaign to highlight the achievements of the Narendra Modi-led NDA three-year rule. He said Assam Chief Minister Sarbanada Sonowal in the first one year of his government is trying to bring the state out of the condition it was in when he took over the reins.

Author: 0 Trump refutes 'fabricated' report on his son-in-law

President Trump told the New York Times that he has "total confidence in him". He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programs that will save our country billions of dollars. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly agreed. In a familiar refrain, Trump tweeted that it was " fake news ", but he is now under considerable pressure, with several investigations under way into his team's links with Russian Federation, which is accused of hacking Democratic Party emails in ...

Global Trump's Communication Director Resigns As A Reported White House Shakeup Begins
Author: 0 Trump's Communication Director Resigns As A Reported White House Shakeup Begins

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 ". However, the eve of his return brought the biggest story to date: A Washington Post report about Kushner's alleged proposal to the Russians to create a secret channel out of the reach of U.S.

Global Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 90, wounds scores
Author: 0 Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 90, wounds scores

Most of the casualties were civilians, including women and children, the Afghan government said. The area surrounding the capital had the highest number of casualties in the first three months of 2017 due to multiple attacks in the city, with civilians bearing the brunt of the violence.

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Author: 0 "Horrific and appalling": Georgia reacts to Kabul blast

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 soldiers to break the deadlock in the battle against the Taliban . Even though the Taliban claim they are only waging war against the Kabul government and foreign forces in Afghanistan, most casualties of their attacks have been civilians.

Author: 0 Cyclone Mora kills five, damages 1000s of homes in Bangladesh

Earlier, Minister Kiren Rijju has issued notification to the North Eastern States to stay safe indoors. Cyclone Mora started to form after recent monsoon rains which led to landslides and flooding in nearby Sri Lanka . Mohammad Anam, a Rohingya who fled to Bangladesh past year after an outbreak of violence in Myanmar, said there had been no attempt to evacuate the minority community, many of whom are undocumented.

Author: 0 Sterling dips after poll suggests hung parliament

A sharp fall in euro zone inflation led investors to believe the European Central Bank will not be quite as hawkish at its policy meeting next week as had originally been expected. Prime Minister Theresa May could lose control of parliament in Britain's June 8 election, according to a projection by polling company YouGov , raising the prospect of political deadlock just as formal Brexit talks begin.

Author: 0 CNN sacks Kathy Griffin over Trump video as backlash builds

But that wasn't enough for CNN, which said Wednesday that it was ending the network's agreement with her to appear in their New Year's Eve program, which she'd annually co-hosted with CNN correspondent Anderson Cooper . CNN provided a statement to Mediaite expressing their thoughts about her actions and what they meant moving forward: "We found what she did disgusting and offensive.

Author: 0 Theresa May seeks strong backing to counter EU's 'aggressive' Brexit stance

A similar format was used in 2015's election when Ed Miliband and David Cameron faced the dual challenge, with tough questions and memorable answers. Mr Corbyn, meeting staff at a nursery in Westminster, said today: "The Labour party believes every child, no matter what their background, deserves a good start in life, and that childcare costs shouldn't be a barrier for parents who want to go back to work.

Author: 0 Elon Musk will quit Trump's councils if USA leaves Paris Agreement

The possibility Mr Trump - who has previously described climate change as a hoax by the Chinese - could pull out within days was labelled disastrous and as putting the United States on "the wrong side of history" in some quarters. Some have questioned whether the Paris Agreement could survive the US's withdrawal. While Utah's senators applaud news that President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change, a state climatologist calls ...

Author: 0 White House Communications Director resigned before Trump's overseas trip

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk from Marine One across the South Lawn to the White House in Washington , Saturday, May 27, 2017, as they return from Sigonella, Italy . Also note, all of this unfolded before Trump's inauguration - not long after the incoming Republican administration was briefed on Russia's attack on the United States election - raising questions about why Team Trump felt the need to rush.

Author: 0 Kathy Griffin fired from CNN NYE coverage

He also said his children, especially Barron, "are having a hard time" with the photo . In a statement shared on Twitter on Wednesday, the organisation wrote: " CNN has terminated our agreement with Kathy Griffin to appear on our New Year's Eve program".

Global Obamas buy their DC rental home
Author: 0 Obamas buy their DC rental home

The Obamas have said they were committed to remaining in Washington while their youngest daughter, Sasha, completes high school at Sidwell Friends School, where she is scheduled to begin her junior year in September. The Obamas' (now former) landlord at their new Belmont Road, Northwest, address was Joe Lockhart, once press secretary for President Bill Clinton and a political strategist in Washington before being named executive vice president of communications for the National Football ...

Global Noose found inside African-American museum
Author: 0 Noose found inside African-American museum

The US Park Police said it was investigating "a case of that nature", but had no further details. According to CBS affiliate WUSA , the noose was found by museum visitors in the segregation section of the history galleries. Today's incident was a painful reminder of the challenges that African Americans continue to face, " Lonnie Bunch, the museum's founding director, said in a statement.

Author: 0 Scottish nationalists to seek independence vote, Brexit seat

She replied: "Look, I have made it clear - made it clear in 2015 - if the arithmetic lends itself to a progressive alliance that can lock the Tories out of government I would want the SNP to be part of that". Launched yesterday, the document said the party would continue to ensure free tuition - as well as the non-means tested nursing and midwifery student bursary - which was in contrast to the United Kingdom government that is scrapping bursaries in England from this autumn.

Author: 0 From no-hoper to crowd-puller, British Labour leader Corbyn gains ground

The Labour leader will join the leaders of the Liberal Democrats, Ukip, the Green Party and Plaid Cymru, and the SNP's leader at Westminster, in the BBC Election Debate. Mr Corbyn said: "I will be taking part in tonight's debate because I believe we must give people the chance to hear and engage with the leaders of the main parties before they vote".

Author: 0 Video captures the moment a sea lion drags a girl underwater

The moment of the crime. The sea lion does not reappear as the completely drenched young girl is led away by relatives. Quick action by the man likely saved the girl from serious harm. He said feeding a sea lion is analogous to approaching a bear with food. Male California sea lions can easily grow to over 700 pounds. After nipping at the crowd, the sea lion ended up biting the girl's dress from behind and pulling her into the sea.

Global Pound falls on fears of a hung parliament
Author: 0 Pound falls on fears of a hung parliament

The pound has slid against the euro and the dollar following the publication of a new poll which predicted the Tories could lose their majority at the General Election . YouGov said a wide margin of error meant the poll data could point to the Tories winning as many as 345 seats, or as few as 274. While that's the highest since February, its well below the more-than 40 percent level reached in the run-up to the Brexit vote.

Author: 0 Goldman under fire for buying Venezuela "hunger bonds"

Other investors are also distancing themselves from investing in the country because of the association it would carry with the Venezuelan government . "We don't want to make a quick buck and take on reputational risk", said Michel Del Buono, managing director at Makena Capital Management, which makes investments on behalf of endowments and has forgone Venezuelan debt.

Global Trump dismisses ´fabricated´ report of son-in-law´s outreach to Russia
Author: 0 Trump dismisses ´fabricated´ report of son-in-law´s outreach to Russia

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk from Marine One across the South Lawn to the White House in Washington , Saturday, May 27, 2017 , as they return from Sigonella, Italy. A final day has not been set, Dubke said. "Whenever you see the words "sources say" in the fake news media, and they don't mention names". The newspaper cited anonymous USA officials who were briefed on intelligence reports on intercepted Russian communications.

Global Narendra Modi ends Spain visit, leaves for Russia
Author: 0 Narendra Modi ends Spain visit, leaves for Russia

Earlier on Wednesday, addressing the media ahead of holding talks with his Spanish counterpart Mariano Rajoy , Modi said Spain has made rapid strides in its economy while his government's top priority too was India's economic growth and development.

Author: 0 Trump expected to leave climate deal _ but with 'caveats'

Tesla CEO Elon Musk threatened Wednesday to stop advising President Donald Trump if the White House withdraws from the Paris climate accords. In those conversations, McKenna said she's also highlighted that 90 per cent of the accord remains to be negotiated and it's better to be at the table.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn to make surprise appearance at the BBC leaders debate

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron, Ukip leader Paul Nuttall, SNP deputy leader Angus Robertson, Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas and Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood will appear, along with a senior Labour politician. " Jeremy Corbyn is not", said May. "I've not been off the television screens, I've been doing things on the television, but predominantly taking questions from voters and listening to voters ".

Global President Donald Trump likely to withdraw US from Paris climate accord
Author: 0 President Donald Trump likely to withdraw US from Paris climate accord

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republican Senators sent a letter to Trump in late May urging him to withdraw. But a White House official told AP there may be "caveats in the language" that Mr Trump uses to announce the pull-out - leaving open the possibility that the decision is not final.

Author: 0 Oil ETFs And OPEC Meet Again

West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures CLc1 were below $50, at $49.15, though still up 16 cents from their last close. Investment bank Goldman Sachs said Opec and Russian Federation needed to cut production until stockpiles returned to normal.

Global Ethiopia's Tedros elected first African to head WHO
Author: 0 Ethiopia's Tedros elected first African to head WHO

He succeeds China's Margaret Chan , who is ending a 10-year tenure at the United Nations health agency. The World Health Organization should expand its donor base to better withstand the "shock" from planned deep budget cuts in Washington, Tedros Adhanom, the newly elected agency head, said Wednesday.

Author: 0 ISIS claims responsibility for Baghdad car bomb

The Islamic State also claimed responsibility after Tuesday's attack. Iraqi officials said it involved remotely-detonated explosives inside a parked auto. Iraqi forces in October a year ago kicked off an offensive to retake the city and on Saturday, security forces started an operation to take the remaining neighborhoods in western Mosul that are still under the group's control.

Global Merkel says expects Britain to remain a partner post-Brexit
Author: 0 Merkel says expects Britain to remain a partner post-Brexit

He has a lot of respect for her. Merkel asked as Trump sat stoically. "I would clearly separate ( terrorism ) from the existence of refugees in relation to the Syrian civil war...the majority of Syrians left their country because of the civil war, because of the fight against [Syrian President Bashar al-] Assad or the oppression by Assad", she said .

Author: 0 Philippines says Islamists keep up week-long fight with prisoners

However, he warned of more intense battles ahead, with the military believing three of the militants' main leaders were likely still in the city. An apparent hostage video has just emerged from there - one week after the violence began - showing a Catholic priest pleading for his life, and the lives of what may be hundreds of others.

Author: 0 Official Says Trump Expected to Pull US from Global Climate Agreement

The Obama administration committed the U.S.to reducing carbon emissions by 26 to 28 percent by 2025. "If President Trump decides to remove the United States from this agreement , it will weaken our standing globally - allowing other countries to adopt leading roles when it comes to our shared responsibility to protect our planet for future generations", said House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley .

Global North Korea Promises ICBM Test Hours After Successful US Intercept Test
Author: 0 North Korea Promises ICBM Test Hours After Successful US Intercept Test

Experts have launched an interceptor missile from an underground bunker air force base "Vandenberg" in California on the mock ICBM launched from a test site Ronald Reagan in the Marshall Islands. Northern Command. Riki Ellison, founder of the Missile Defence Advocacy Alliance, described the test as "vital" prior to launch. Raytheon said that in addition to its interceptor, the test of was supported by Raytheon's sea-based X-band radar and AN/TPY-2 radar.

Author: 0 Defense Wants Talk of Philando Castile's Permit Omitted

Yanez is charged with second-degree manslaughter, which is punishable by up to 10 years in prison. Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, turned to Facebook Live as the officer was still standing at the window, gun drawn. Yanez is expected to testify in his defense. The video recorded by Reynolds shows a bloody Castile slumped over and moaning in the moments after he was shot.

Global Iraqi security personnel killed in W. Mosul in 48hrs
Author: 0 Iraqi security personnel killed in W. Mosul in 48hrs

Jeff Davis. Haidar Hussein, 22, had been sitting with friends at a coffee shop near the Al-Faqma ice cream parlour in the capital's central Karrada district. As partner forces engage the remnants of ISIS' control in Mosul, the PMF have successfully cut ISIS off outside the city and on Monday retook a number of villages on the Syrian border, Reuters reported.

Author: 0 UK Labour's Corbyn to join TV debate as gap with Conservatives narrows

SNP Westminster leader Mr Robertson said his party would hold the Tories to account on Brexit, welfare and protecting public services, and vowed to offer "a strong voice for Scotland" in Westminster. The participants returned to their core messages in their final statements, with Mr Corbyn promising that Labour would vote "for the many, not the few" and framing the election as a choice over "whether older people get the dignity they deserve or see their incomes fall".

Author: 0 Men probing Ivanka Trump brand supplier in China detained, missing: NGO

All three men were investigating Ganzhou Huajian International Shoe City Co.'s factory in Jiangxi province, just north of Guangdong province. One of the activists, Hua Haifeng, was detained by local police in Jiangxi province for "illegal surveillance", said Li Qiang , the head of China Labour Watch.

Author: 0 Kabul Car Bombing Kills At Least 80 People, Injures Hundreds More

Pakistan's Foreign Ministry said the blast caused damage to nearby residences of some Pakistani diplomats and staff, leaving some with minor injuries. Shocked residents soaked in blood stumbled in the streets before being taken to hospitals. According to Afghan interior ministry , the huge blast of the bomb hidden in a sewage tanker occurred close to the German embassy in the Wazir Akbar Khan area of the capital on Wednesday morning.

Global Trump, Saudi King inaugurate centre against extremism
Author: 0 Trump, Saudi King inaugurate centre against extremism

When in public, women in Saudi Arabia are expected to cover from head to toe. "Nothing helps you learn and understand people better than coming to their homes, where they live and seeing them face to face, seeing their families, and seeing their communities", Tillerson said.

Global Massive truck bomb kills at least 80
Author: 0 Massive truck bomb kills at least 80

The official was not authorized to speak to the matter publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity. The official said none of the wounded Americans appears to have life-threatening injuries. Just hours after Germany's foreign minister announced all of its embassy staffers were safe , the country's interior minister confirmed that it would only briefly suspend its policy of deporting rejected Afghan asylum seekers to Kabul out of "respect for its Embassy staff".

Author: 0 Trump considers White House shakeup as Russia probe takes aim at Kushner

But it remains unclear whether the president might envision them working inside the White House or in outside roles. The majority of media Twitter accounts he follows are from FOX News . "Whenever you see the words "sources say" in the fake news media, and they don't mention names", Mr Trump wrote, "it is very possible that those sources don't exist but are made up by fakenews writers".

Author: 0 Ex-Trump campaign manager open to returning

Multiple reports have said Kushner's interactions are a matter of interest in the ongoing FBI probe into interactions between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign - part of a snowballing set of investigations examining finances, possible concealment of information and alleged election collusion.

Global Kenyan police officers killed in bombing, report says
Author: 0 Kenyan police officers killed in bombing, report says

It is believed the device was planted by al Shabaab militants. Two more officers who were riding in the truck have not been accounted for. Al-Shabab claimed killing seven officers in the incident, according to the SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors extremist groups.

Author: 0 Trump pulling out of climate deal

As any good reality TV star would, Trump teased the big reveal, tweeting Saturday that he would "make my final decision on the Paris Accord next week!" The official says Trump and his aides are looking at "caveats in the language" related to the exit.

Author: 0 People actually felt sorry for Amber Rudd during the election debate

Ms May was uncomfortable when she was challenged on her history of U-turns, on everything from calling an early election to a manifesto commitment on social care for older people. Mr Corbyn also condemned the abuse of presenter Emma Barnett online, some of which was apparently anti-Semitic, and costed the policy at £4.8 billion by the end of the next parliament, scheduled to end in 2022.

Author: 0 Many Boomers Face Double Trouble in GOP Healthcare Bill

In April, Trump claimed that his health care plan will "will have much lower premiums & deductibles while at the same time taking care of pre-existing conditions! ". The CBO reports that the bill could destabilize individual insurance markets in some states, leaving unhealthy Americans unable to buy insurance.

Author: 0 Taiwan should be included in South China Sea negotiations: rep

Beijing is continuing to build up its military in the disputed Spratly Islands despite criticism from the US. The Indonesian army had launched an investigation to examine how the anti-aircraft weapons system had fired upon the group of soldiers during the exercise.

Author: 0 Trump bumbles across the Middle East

He did not say over what timeframe the money would be disbursed. The addition comes on the heels of a weekend announcement of a massive U.S. -Saudi arms deal. During a meeting with President Reuven Rivlin of Israel , Mr Trump started to praise his new Secretary of State Rex Tillerson about the "incredible job" he has done.

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