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Author: 0 Trump calls foreign trip a 'home run' in remarks to US troops

Unfortunately, it appears President Donald Trump does not concur with our 40th president. Even Trump's Twitter account was uncharacteristically free of top-of-mind rants - despite the storm that awaits his return the USA, with son-in-law Jared Kushner getting pulled deeper into the FBI's Russian Federation probe.

Author: 0 Sean Spicer Can't Answer Whether Trump Believes In Man-Made Climate Change

While overseas, Trump's longtime lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, joined a still-forming legal team to help the president shoulder the intensifying investigations into Russian interference in the election and Trump associates' potential involvement. 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.

Global Sri Lanka deploys more troops as flood toll climbs to 180
Author: 0 Sri Lanka deploys more troops as flood toll climbs to 180

A huge landslide killed more than 100 people in central Sri Lanka last May. Lankan Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake thanked India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for providing assistance within hours of a request being made. Flooding and landslides has affected 588,082, with about 76,902 people in 368 safety centers, the government said. Nearly half a million people have had to abandon their homes after the island suffered its worst flooding in 14 years.

Author: 0 Trump's communications director set to leave W.House: Trump adviser

Mr Trump has privately pinned some of the blame for his administration's rough start on the White House's communications strategy. "In terms of messaging, I would give myself a C or a C plus", Trump said in an interview on Fox News Channel early in his term.

Global Leaving climate deal likely wouldn't add US jobs
Author: 0 Leaving climate deal likely wouldn't add US jobs

Loss of business, jobs, & intl standing". It's the Unites States that would have the most to lose if it were to pull out of the Paris climate agreement , said Texas Tech climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe. In it the USA had agreed to reduce its emissions by 26 percent by 2025 when compared to levels in 2005 - about 1.6 billion tons. UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has weighed in, arguing on Tuesday that the United States should not leave the Paris Agreement.

Author: 0 France calls for credible global mediation to end Venezuela crisis

Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets in the South American nation of 30 million in protest against the leftist government of President Nicolas Maduro , demanding elections, freedom for jailed activists, foreign aid and autonomy for the opposition-led legislature.

Global Trump Is Worried About The Trade Deficit With Germany. He Needn't Be
Author: 0 Trump Is Worried About The Trade Deficit With Germany. He Needn't Be

The events of the past several months have served to bolster my original position and it is clear that Trump's entente with Putin has caused other nations to respond accordingly. Speaking to reporters in Berlin , Schulz said Trump was "the destroyer of all Western values", adding that the US president was undermining the peaceful cooperation of nations based on mutual respect and tolerance.

Author: 0 US House committee subpoenas ex-National Security Adviser

While the Senate committee awaits documents from Mr Flynn , Mr Putin and Mr Trump dismissed the USA intelligence community's conclusion that the Kremlin interfered in the 2016 presidential election by hacking Democratic emails. Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates' public testimony that she warned the White House that Flynn could become a target for Russian blackmail because he never disclosed his talks with the Russian ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak.

Global A guide to global warming, Paris pact and the US role
Author: 0 A guide to global warming, Paris pact and the US role

Yet the news that captivated the world today was " covfefe ", the word that Trump apparently typed (and since deleted) shortly after midnight. Google Trends data is often used as a proxy for general interest in a topic since it measures what terms people are typing into Google.

Global India deplores heinous terrorist attack in Kabul
Author: 0 India deplores heinous terrorist attack in Kabul

At least one member of the German embassy staff was killed. Some Pakistani Embassy diplomats and staff suffered minor injuries, the Pakistani Prime Minister's office said. A statement from the Ministry of Interior Affairs condemned the attack "in the strongest terms". "These heinous acts go against the values of humanity as well values of peaceful Afghans", it added.

Global In standing up to Trump, Europe gets its mojo back
Author: 0 In standing up to Trump, Europe gets its mojo back

He said 23 million Americans would be out of health care , if Trump got his way, and thousands would "die needlessly". A European defense, long envisioned by Europe powerhouses Germany and France , could be closer on the horizon. He is easily the most convincing challenger to Merkel's 11-year reign as chancellor and a charismatic leader in his own right. But the niggling between Merkel and Trump is becoming especially intense and increasingly political, with both apparently at least ...

Author: 0 Philippine leader slams Chelsea Clinton over rape criticism

Mr Duterte had returned to his home city of Davao on Wednesday to celebrate the 119th anniversary of the Philippine Navy, but used the occasion to berate Ms Clinton, who had joined a chorus of condemnation of Mr Duterte for saying that he would take responsibility for any crimes his soldiers commit while imposing martial law in the southern Philippines, even if they "raped three women".

Author: 0 A look at deadly Afghan insurgent attacks in recent years

A statement from the Ministry of Interior Affairs said it condemned "in the strongest terms the terrorist attack" that killed so many, including women and children. "I've never seen such a powerful explosion in my life", said Mohammad Haroon, who owns a nearby sporting goods store. According to the NATO-led stabilization mission Resolute Support, Afghan security forces stopped the tanker with the bomb entering a heavily secured green zone.

Author: 0 BBC Election Debate 2017 start time and line up confirmed

May has refused to do any live TV debates, and Corbyn had previously said he wouldn't take part without her. Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood said May was not there because "her campaign of soundbites is falling apart". "To put it one way, we would not be very surprised if there was surprise!", he said. "Perhaps Jeremy Corbyn doesn't feel very safe putting Diane Abbott the shadow Home Secretary against the Home Secretary".

Global Curfew In Srinagar Day After Hizbul Commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat Killed
Author: 0 Curfew In Srinagar Day After Hizbul Commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat Killed

Sabzar Ahmad Bhat , head of the Hizbul Mujahideen militant group, was killed in an overnight gunfight in Tral area, some 40 kilometres (25 miles) south of Kashmir's capital, Srinagar . To prevent them from leading any protest marches, the authorities yesterday arrested Malik from his residence here and put Geelani and Mirwaiz under house detention.

Global European Commission leader blasts Trump on climate plans
Author: 0 European Commission leader blasts Trump on climate plans

Musk has said he's raised climate issues with the White House before, but that despite these efforts, he's come under fire for his willingness to engage with the Trump administration. But the official says there may be "caveats in the language" that Trump uses to announce the withdrawal - and that could leave open the possibility that the decision isn't final.

Author: 0 Mueller to give commencement address at Tabor Academy

The testimony is expected next week, NBC News reported after the CNN piece dropped. Asked about the Federal Bureau of Investigation vacancy, Keating said in an email to The Associated Press, "I remain interested and I remain comfortable with the President's widening of the circle".

Global United Nations warns Trump against quitting Paris agreement
Author: 0 United Nations warns Trump against quitting Paris agreement

Rumours already swirling about the future of United States involvement in the Paris deal were further stoked when Mr Trump tweeted on Wednesday: "I will be announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days". In a morning tweet, the United Nations wrote that "Climate change is undeniable". What's more , over the haul, climate change itself threatens to impose huge costs on the economy.

Global Trump Set To Pull U.S. Out Of Paris Climate Deal
Author: 0 Trump Set To Pull U.S. Out Of Paris Climate Deal

More recently, Defense Secretary James Mattis told CBS News' John Dickerson that he was part of some of the discussions in Brusels when talks of climate change came up. "Canada is going to show leadership with China and the European Union and we certainly hope the USA will be joining us", McKenna said . Under Obama, Washington had pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26-28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025.

Author: 0 Cleveland Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Tamir Rice Fired

But we have to be fair and objective to everyone involved in the process. In surveillance video, Loehmann is seen shooting Rice twice within seconds of his arrival, after the boy appears to reach for the replica firearm in his waistband. outside of our training and this is a politically motivated witch hunt", CPPA president Steve Loomis said. The death of Rice, who was African-American, came to exemplify the kind of complaints about excessive use of police force that have defined the Black ...

Global Trump honors the fallen in Memorial Day remarks
Author: 0 Trump honors the fallen in Memorial Day remarks

Andrew D. Byers, a Green Beret officer killed in action in Afghanistan past year. "I drove through my bank, and my bank teller says to me 'happy veterans weekend, '" he said. Several reports claim Jared Kushner proposed setting up a secret channel of communication with the Kremlin and the Trump transition team. The cemetery's Section 60 holds many of those who have fallen in those wars.

Global Trump looks set to take US out of Paris climate agreement
Author: 0 Trump looks set to take US out of Paris climate agreement

Do you support the US exiting the Paris Accord? . It very likely will take place in Canada, around the same time as the United Nations General Assembly, which starts in New York City on September 12. A USA decision to withdraw from the accord could further alienate American allies in Europe already wary of Trump and call into question US leadership and trustworthiness on one of the world's leading issues.

Global Hayne opts to remain with Titans in 2018
Author: 0 Hayne opts to remain with Titans in 2018

Jarryd Hayne in action for the Gold Coast Titans against the Warriors at Cbus Super Stadium a year ago. Hayne's management was meeting Gold Coast CEO Graham Annesley on Thursday morning with a media conference scheduled for 11am. Hayne arrived at the Titans last August from stints in the National Football League and rugby sevens, after admitting he was unable to reach a deal with former club Parramatta.

Author: 0 200 dead in mudslides

B. Abeykoon, who then proceeded to hand them over to the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) Commander, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne. According to the World Health Organisation, no less than 16 hospitals in flood hit Sri Lanka have been evacuated fully or partially as facilities have been directly affected by the floods or exposed to landslides.

Author: 0 CNN Drops Kathy Griffin For 'Disturbing' Depiction Of Trump's Head

Cooper said Tuesday he was "appalled" by the "clearly disgusting" photo. Sandwiched in between tweets defending his 2016 campaign staff against alleged ties to Russian Federation, and a plea to Congressional Republicans to quickly pass his healthcare bill, Mr Trump said Ms Griffin should be ashamed of herself.

Global Duterte says he 'will not talk to terrorists'
Author: 0 Duterte says he 'will not talk to terrorists'

The Philippines military on Wednesday said it is analyzing a video purportedly showing a Roman Catholic priest captured by militants loyal to the Islamic State in Marawi City. As the Philippine Army continues to battle ISIS affiliated rebels in Mindanao, some bright spots are shining in the midst of the crisis. The seizure was described as a "game changer".

Global White House says Donald Trump, Germany's Merkel share excellent relations
Author: 0 White House says Donald Trump, Germany's Merkel share excellent relations

Merkel today repeated her call for Europe to take control of its own destiny, but also dismissed any talk that Germany is shifting away from its old ally and pivoting East. The relationship between Merkel and Trump contrasts with the warm ties between her and former US President Barack Obama - who last week travelled to Berlin to attend a key Protestant conference.

Author: 0 UK's Labour Party Invigorated By New Polls Days From Election

A survey conducted by YouGov for The Times has suggested that Theresa May may fall short of a majority, in a shocking blow to the Conservative party. May revealed her party manifesto on May 18 and has since come under fire for proposed reforms to social care and school funding. "While a Tory majority remains our base case for the United Kingdom election on 8 June, we now put a 65% probability on it, with a 25% chance of a hung parliament and a 10% chance of a Labour majority", he said.

Author: 0 White House Communications Director Mike Dubke is out

It is unclear when his last day on the job will be, but it could be as early as Tuesday following his announcement to friends and colleges. Deputy Foreign Minister for Russia Sergei Ryabkov said the leaks undermine cooperation between the two countries and that the Kremlin is now only conducting basic level exchanges with the Trump administration because the government is concerned the information could be end up in the hands of the media.

Global Trump 'to ditch Paris climate deal'
Author: 0 Trump 'to ditch Paris climate deal'

Wednesday reports indicated the president is planning to pull to the USA out of the landmark agreement. Word of Trump's expected decision came a day after the president met with Pruitt. "The Americans can't just leave the climate protection agreement". Holthaus pointed out that even North Korea signed onto the Paris Climate Accord, highlighting how out-of-touch pulling out makes the United States seem to the rest of the world.

Author: 0 Make in India outreach has attracted many German SMEs: Modi

This will change". European Council President Donald Tusk, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Garman Chancellor Angela Merkel , U.S. President Donald Trump , Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker pose for a photo in the ancient Greek theatre of Taormina, Italy, on May 26, 2017.

Author: 0 White House communications director Dubke resigns

Four current US officials told Reuters that the conversations between national security adviser Flynn and ambassador Kislyak accelerated after Election Day, "as the two discussed establishing a back channel for communication between Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin that could bypass the USA national security bureaucracy, which both sides considered hostile to improved relations".

Global 'Moment of truth': Macron admits Trump handshake 'wasn't innocent'
Author: 0 'Moment of truth': Macron admits Trump handshake 'wasn't innocent'

President Donald Trump . In a new interview with Le Journal du Dimanche , Macron told the paper that the handshake was " a moment of truth ". "We must show that we won't make small concessions, even symbolic ones, but we also shouldn't over-hype things", the French President continued.

Author: 0 Taliban denies involvement in Kabul blast, condemns attack

Germany has temporarily suspended deportation flights to Afghanistan following an explosion that killed at least 80 people and injured more than 350 in the Afghan capital Kabul , according to the Independent . Four journalists were wounded and treated in hospital. Major damage has been inflicted to Roshan Telecommunication Company, the German Embassy, Azizi Bank and a media outlet - all located in the diplomatic district of Kabul - between Zanbaq Circle and 15th Street of Wazir Akbar ...

Global Trump lashes out as US-Germany rift deepens
Author: 0 Trump lashes out as US-Germany rift deepens

Prime Minister Modi further said that their main focus is on reducing Government and enhancing Governance, adding that the Federal and state governments have taken keen interest in implementing reforms. "She feels there is a turning point — trans-Atlantic relations won't be the relations we've seen over the last decades", Tempel said. Not only does the spat continue but Merkel has seized upon it as an opportunity - in the wake of the election of Emmanuel Macron as a pro-Europe French ...

Author: 0 Kabul blast: 11 USA citizens injured, death toll rises to 90

However was not immediately clear what the target was. The Haqqani Network - an extremist group and sometime Taliban ally - remains a strong presence in northeast Afghanistan while the growing influence of ISIS Afghanistan affiliate ISIS-Khorasan became the primary security challenge in eastern Afghanistan.

Global Melania Trump: her first official tour was incredible
Author: 0 Melania Trump: her first official tour was incredible

The German Chancellor added to those comments at a conference on sustainable development in Berlin, saying: "It became clear at the G7, when there was no agreement with the U.S., how long and rocky this path would be". alliances. They emerged unsure of his commitment to NATO's collective-defense principle, unclear as to his stance toward Russian Federation, deeply concerned about his distrust of free-trade agreements and in suspense as to whether he will withdraw the US from the 2015 ...

Global Cesc Fabregas: 'I could leave Chelsea this summer'
Author: 0 Cesc Fabregas: 'I could leave Chelsea this summer'

The 30-year-old midfielder started four of the Blues last six Premier League games as Antonio Conte masterminded another Stamford Bridge title success. Heavily criticised by Arsenal fans furious at the club's failure to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 20 years, Wenger is yet to confirm if he will stay in charge next season.

Author: 0 May blasts Corbyn on Brexit as her poll lead narrows

But buoyed by rising poll ratings — and the chance to make May look evasive — Corbyn changed his mind. Alongside Labour leader Mr Corbyn and Ms Rudd on the stage in Cambridge were Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron, Ukip's Paul Nuttall, Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas, Leanne Wood of Plaid Cymru and Scottish National Party depute leader Angus Robertson.

Author: 0 Former Carter adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89

In December 1976, Mr. Carter offered Brzezinski the position of national security adviser. But the Carter years were also defined by the Iranian hostage crisis, which came to symbolize the administration's failures and frustrations. Following his work in the White House, Brzezinski continued to be an influential voice on foreign policy matters. He and his wife, Emilie, are the parents of Mika and two sons.

Author: 0 House Russia investigators subpoena Flynn, Cohen

The subpoenas related to the committee's unmasking investigation were issued by Nunes alone. Those subpoenas reportedly went to Obama's national security adviser, Susan Rice , his United Nations ambassador, Samantha Power , and his Central Intelligence Agency director, John Brennan .

Author: 0 Trump Says He Hasn't Ruled out Visiting Western Wall With Netanyahu

No previous American president has visited Israel this early in his first term, The New York Times reported . While reports surrounding the ongoing Russian Federation probe continued to plague his administration back in Washington, President Donald Trump embarked on his first trip overseas since taking office .

Global Marty Walsh Speaks Out on Trump's Paris Climate Deal Decision
Author: 0 Marty Walsh Speaks Out on Trump's Paris Climate Deal Decision

An American pullout would deal a devastating blow to global efforts to combat climate change less than 18 months after the historic 196-nation pact was signed in Paris , fruit of a hard-fought agreement between Beijing and Washington under Barack Obama's leadership.

Author: 0 Clinton says Trump likely behind Russian Federation election hack

Swalwell, who introduced legislation along with Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings to establish such a commission, said on CNN's "Erin Burnett OutFront" that Nunes' claims were not true. "I was very responsible and not at all careless", Clinton added. "We went and told anyone we could find that the Russians were messing with the election and we were basically shoo'd away", Clinton said.

Global Trump to withdraw U.S. from Paris pact on global warming
Author: 0 Trump to withdraw U.S. from Paris pact on global warming

Wednesday reports indicated the president is planning to pull to the us out of the landmark agreement . Trump is deciding between waiting three years to withdraw, as dictated by the accord, or pulling out of the United Nations overarching climate treaty.

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