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Global CNN fire Kathy Griffin following her offensive Donald Trump photo
Author: 0 CNN fire Kathy Griffin following her offensive Donald Trump photo

CNN , which had called the images "disgusting and offensive" after Griffin posted the video on Tuesday, announced Wednesday it would not invite her back this year for the Times Square live New Year's Eve special she had co-hosted annually since 2007 with CNN's Anderson Cooper.

Global Macron confronts Putin over lies in Russian media
Author: 0 Macron confronts Putin over lies in Russian media

But they're "totally distinct from diplomatic contacts" of Macron and his government, Bay said . The newly elected French leader also said on Monday that he wanted to work more closely with Russian Federation to try to resolve the six-year war in Syria , one of the sticking points in relations between the West and Moscow.

Author: 0 Lebanon to ban Wonder Woman 'because actress who plays her is Israeli'

A security source said that the ban is "likely to take place in alignment with Lebanon's policies". State-run National News Agency announced the ban Tuesday, while an anonymous state security official told AP that it had not yet been made official, but a six-person committee at the Ministry of Economy and Trade was expected to rubber stamp the revocation of a screening license.

Global White House Gives Its Read on Trump's Tweets
Author: 0 White House Gives Its Read on Trump's Tweets

Meanwhile, Trump loyalists from the campaign such as Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie could soon be back on board as the president looks to find a team he can feel comfortable with. Dubke, who worked closely with White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer , served as a behind-the-scenes player helping manage communications strategy, responses to crises such as the firing of James B.

Author: 0 MH128: Disruptive passenger to face Australian court today

When the passenger tried to move toward the cockpit calming he has a bomb, passengers have grabbed him and tied him up while the flight returned to Melbourne. Superintendent Langdon described the experience for passengers as "very traumatic", adding passengers and crew were "heroic". Of the passengers who then overpowered the man, he said: "I can not tell you their names but they are good fellas".

Global Mathews likely to Lanka's Champions Trophy opener
Author: 0 Mathews likely to Lanka's Champions Trophy opener

Mathews missed most of Sri Lanka's cricketing season from starting January due to the same issue. Mathews, who has also battled hamstring injuries this year, is "likely" to miss Saturday's clash at The Oval, the team said on Wednesday. He didn't play the second practice match against New Zealand. Still only 29, Mathews is one of the veteran leaders in the Sri Lanka team, and was part of the side that beat England 3-2 in a one-day worldwide series back in 2014.

Author: 0 Melbourne Airport LOCKDOWN: Passenger tries to enter cockpit of Malaysia Airlines MH128

Malaysian transport minister Abdul Aziz bin Kaprawi said the man was a Sri Lankan national and the item he claimed was a "bomb" turned out to be a battery pack. Victoria State Premier Daniel Andrews offered government support for the passengers stranded by the ordeal. "We were very lucky". The airport is now on lockdown as security services race to the scene.

Author: 0 Confusion turns to fear on MH128: passengers react to 'bomb scare'

Marks, who is in Australia on a student visa while studying to be a chef, appeared at Melbourne Magistrates' Court. Malaysian Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Seri Abdul Aziz Kaprawi earlier told AFP the incident was "not a hijack" but involved "one disruptive passenger (who) tried to enter the plane's cockpit".

Global Lawmakers Vote To Raise Minimum Wage To 15 Dollars
Author: 0 Lawmakers Vote To Raise Minimum Wage To 15 Dollars

In a statement IRMA said, "The political campaign to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour has already resulted in reduced hours and eliminated positions in major cities where this has been enacted, including the City of Chicago". "Change in the workplace isn't just on the horizon, it's here", Wynne said. To offset the costs to small businesses, a tax credit would be given to any business that has 50 or less employees.

Global Pound slips after poll suggests hung Parliament
Author: 0 Pound slips after poll suggests hung Parliament

However, one of the apparent implications of YouGov's pronouncement yesterday that statistical analysis of their mega poll pointed to a hung parliament is that the company thinks the electoral geography of the election may not work to the Conservatives' advantage after all.

Author: 0 Trump to announce Paris climate deal decision Thursday

The White House Rose Garden". The news that Trump had made his decision was reported by The Associated Press, Fox News and Axios. Breitbart Texas' Brandon Darby will discuss his report on the Trump administration quietly continuing Obama's catch and release policies .

Author: 0 ODIs retain popularity, says Champions Trophy tournament director

England have been transformed since their dismal World Cup performance two years ago, with their power batting making them even more formidable in their own conditions. "A game between Pakistan and India is always good and Birmingham has always had a very good atmosphere", said Azhar. Other broadcasters around the globe covering the Champions Trophy include Willow TV ( USA ), Sky TV ( New Zealand ), Ten Sports ( Pakistan ), ESPN (Caribbean), Gazi TV, Maasranga and BTV (all ...

Global Pressure Cooker Bomb Used In Kampung Melayu Attack
Author: 0 Pressure Cooker Bomb Used In Kampung Melayu Attack

Insp-Gen Setyo told TVOne news station that local cells might have been spurred to act after the suicide bombing in Manchester and an attack by Islamist militants in Marawi in the southern Philippines. Six other officers and five civilians were wounded. "We have actually been prepared, but we didn't know where exactly the attack will take place and when", National Police spokesman Insp.

Global APEC ministers advocate free and fair trade
Author: 0 APEC ministers advocate free and fair trade

TPP members are expected to make an announcement Sunday on the sidelines of a meeting of trade ministers from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) bloc, which will also be attended by newly appointed United States trade chief Robert Lighthizer .

Author: 0 Kushner Lying Low After Russia-Related Reports, Source Says

President Donald Trump's communications director, Mike Dubke, is set to leave after three months in his White House post , White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said on Tuesday. The White House did not acknowledge the meeting or Kushner's attendance until March. The reshuffle follows reports of disarray in the White House communications team.

Author: 0 Trump to Keep Embassy in Tel Aviv — Sources to CNN

President, for the first time in my lifetime - I see a real hope for change". "The Palestinians are ready to reach for peace. I like you, too". "When the United States has a serious policy and people who are good at moving forward this policy, to some extent it can move the two sides to agree on things they didn't previously agree on", Brom said.

Global Manchester bomber connected to group of young Libyan men
Author: 0 Manchester bomber connected to group of young Libyan men

After the deadliest attack in Britain since July 2005, police are hunting for accomplices whom they suspect helped Salman Abedi build the bomb that killed 22 people on Monday in a crowded concert hall in the northern English city of Manchester .

Author: 0 Kabul bomb witness: 'Explosions are happening every day here'

The BBC has confirmed that BBC Afghan driver Mohammed Nazir, who had worked with the broadcaster for four years and had a young family, died in the blast. The blast also caused damage at Amani High School, a large, elite school supported by the German government that sits behind the German embassy . The MEA further said that India is ready to render any assistance to the Government and the people of Afghanistan and all possible support to bring perpetrators of the attack to justice.

Author: 0 Kabul bombing: Afghans blame Haqqani network and Pakistan

Deputy Interior Minister Murad Ali said on Thursday that 80 people had been killed and 463 wounded in the attack. Conveying condolences to the families and friends of those killed and injured in the blast, Trump commended the bravery of the first responders, who worked quickly to support the wounded.

Author: 0 Trump's White House communications director resigns

He tendered his resignation on May 18 but agreed to stay on until after Trump returned home from his foreign foreign trip to the Middle East and Europe, US media said. His last day has not yet been determined. The person wasn't authorized to publicly discuss private policy deliberations and insisted on anonymity. The meeting included another senior adviser in the Trump administration, as well.

Author: 0 Nets Complain About Trump Possibly Pulling Out of Paris Climate Accord

A United States withdrawal would come fewer than 18 months after the historic 196-nation pact was signed in the French capital, the fruit of a hard-fought agreement between Beijing and Washington under Barack Obama's leadership. The good news, Cline said, is that utilities investing in new power plants aren't likely to opt for coal-fired power plants over natural gas and other sources when they know Trump can serve only two terms at most.

Global Trump Back in Washington Area After 9-Day Trip
Author: 0 Trump Back in Washington Area After 9-Day Trip

It was a similar story in Israel, where Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warmly greeted Trump and the president reciprocated with emotional appearances at the Western Wall and Holocaust museum and suggested that there was an opening for peace with the Palestinians.

Author: 0 At least 11 United States citizens injured in Kabul blast

Security forces inspect the site of a massive explosion in a busy area not far from the German Embassy in Kabul , Afghanistan, on Wednesday. Danish said the blast was so heavy more than 30 vehicles were either destroyed or damaged. The victims appear mainly to have been Afghan civilians and there were no immediate reports of casualties among foreign embassy staff. The BBC said a driver for its Afghan service, Mohammed Nazir, was killed in the blast, and four journalists had been ...

Global Philippines analyzing video of priest captured in Marawi
Author: 0 Philippines analyzing video of priest captured in Marawi

The Philippines military has retaken most parts of Marawi city in the southern region from Maute militants who have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) group, an official said on Monday. Still, the fighters have turned out to be remarkably well-armed and resilient. Mindanao has always been a hotbed of local insurgencies and separatist movements: but now, Islamist fighters from Malaysia, Indonesia and other countries have converged in Mindanao, stoking fears that it could become ...

Author: 0 China and Europe are moving forward without Trump

The joint statement, the first between the China and the European Union, commits to cutting back on fossil fuels, developing more green technology and helping raise $100 billion a year by 2020 to help poorer countries cut emissions. "Meanwhile, Chinese businesses in Europe face few, if any, obstacles to expansion", the report said. In the financial and technology sectors, for example, many foreign banks had sent experts to China to learn about how to enter these areas.

Global Information leaked in U.S. affects Manchester bomb probe
Author: 0 Information leaked in U.S. affects Manchester bomb probe

Suspected suicide bomber Salman Abedi , 22, lived in the Manchester neighborhood for a time, according to reports. We won't let this divide us. "The compassion, kindness, love, strength and oneness that you've shown one another this past week is the exact opposite of the heinous intentions it must take to pull off something as evil as what happened Monday", she wrote.

Global Russia's Putin says certain Syria's Assad didn't use chemical weapons
Author: 0 Russia's Putin says certain Syria's Assad didn't use chemical weapons

Russia's President Vladimir Putin says the allegations of Russian meddling in the USA presidential election are "fiction" invented by the Democrats in order to explain their loss. President Donald Trump , who has claimed to have wide support among LGBTQ communities, has yet to join the world leaders calling on Putin to address the reports of violence against gay and bisexual men in Chechnya .

Author: 0 Mike Dubke, President Trump's Communications Director, Resigns

However, the New York Times reported that during one of their interactions, the President asked Mr Comey to end its investigation into Mr Flynn, according to a memo reportedly written by Mr Comey. Graham said. "I mean, it makes no sense that the Russian ambassador would report back to Moscow on an open channel that he most likely knows we're monitoring".

Author: 0 Explosion in Afghanistan kills dozens

Still, there are questions about whether a US pledge to send more troops to Afghanistan will curb the violence. The province surrounding the capital had the highest number of casualties in the country in the first three months of 2017 due to multiple attacks in the city, with civilians bearing the brunt of the violence.

Global A Resignation Proves That In Trump's White House, Only Self-Promoters Survive
Author: 0 A Resignation Proves That In Trump's White House, Only Self-Promoters Survive

The Washington Post also reported today that former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, who quit the Trump team after the election, could rejoin Trump's inner circle to handle communications responses to Russia-related inquiries. A White House official responded "no" when asked if more resignations or firings were expected in the coming weeks. The latest revelations to emerge last week involved Trump's son-in-law and top aide, Jared Kushner.

Global Scandanavian leaders scorn USA climate decision
Author: 0 Scandanavian leaders scorn USA climate decision

Leaders of the G7 group of nations, which includes the Unted States, Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom, Germany, France and Italy, as well as the European Union, are meeting at Taormina from May 26-27. But the official said there may be "caveats in the language" the president uses to announce the withdrawal, leaving open the possibility that the decision is not final.

Author: 0 Afghan capital mourns victims of truck bomb blast as anger swirls

Across the city, the Afghan health ministry said, at least 80 people were killed and more than 350 injured in the blast, one of the worst to strike Kabul since the 2001 USA -led military invasion and a bloody reminder that Afghans continue to suffer in militant violence far from the global spotlight.

Global EU, China summit to back Paris deal regardless of Trump
Author: 0 EU, China summit to back Paris deal regardless of Trump

According to news reports , Trump is on the verge of announcing that yes, he will withdraw the United States from the 2015 Paris climate agreement among almost 200 nations. That risk prompted groups like the United Nations and politicians from around the globe to share their own warnings about what the world faces without America involved in the Paris agreement .

Author: 0 Pulling Out Of Paris Accord

Mr Trump has dubbed climate change a hoax, and once tweeted that global warming was a concept "created by and for the Chinese in order to make USA manufacturing non-competitive". 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".

Global The investigation of Julian Assange for rape was dropped
Author: 0 The investigation of Julian Assange for rape was dropped

The accusation against Assange dates from August 2010 when the alleged victim, who says she met him at a WikiLeaks conference in Stockholm a few days earlier, filed a complaint. Asked if she would support the United Kingdom extraditing Assange to the US, May said: "We look at extradition requests when we receive them on a case-by-case basis.

Global USA murder suspect yells about free speech
Author: 0 USA murder suspect yells about free speech

Fletcher was wounded but survived. "The #PortlandStabbing was a saddening event", he tweeted, "and I condemn the actions of Jeremy Joseph Christian". SIEGEL: Amelia, what more do we know about Christian and what might have led to the events on the train? "I'm going to say that on that stand. I'm a patriot and I hope everyone I stabbed died".

Author: 0 White House official: Trump expected to pull out of Paris climate deal

Informed sources tell Reuters that US President Donald Trump will follow through on a campaign pledge to pull the United States out of a global pact to fight climate change. Yet the Paris agreement isn't the only place where the USA and United Nations diverge on climate issues. The efforts always figured to be an uphill battle, however, given the issues and interests that formed the heart of Mr Trump's presidential campaign.

Author: 0 Cyclone Mora Hits Bangladesh With Heavy Wind And Rain

Cyclone Mora has hit Bangladesh coast at 6:00 am Bangladesh time and has started crossing Cox's Bazar and Chittagong. While three people were killed in Cox's Bazar, an infant died of cold in Bhole and two people died in Rangamati. The great danger signal No. 10 has been sounded for all the districts and ports where fishing boats, trawlers and maritime vessels over the north bay have been advised to remain in shelter till further notice.

Author: 0 Billionaire Elon Musk's threat to Donald Trump

It will be a bitter disappointment if the United States withdraws from the Paris agreement on climate change , said Dutch Minister for the Environment Sharon Dijksma on Wednesday. As a candidate, he assailed the non-binding pact as a "bad deal" for the U.S. Nevertheless, White House aides said before Trump left for his recent nine-day foreign trip he was keeping an open mind.

Global Goldman Sachs makes a big investment in… Venezuela
Author: 0 Goldman Sachs makes a big investment in… Venezuela

The opposition government has threatened that a successor government could forgo paying the debt. Venezuela's opposition-controlled legislature voted later in the day to ask the U.S. "We agree that life there has to get better, and we made the investment in part because we believe it will", a statement released by GSAM said. According to The Journal , a senior finance official in Venezuela confirmed that the transaction had taken place, but declined to share details.

Global Trump Communications Director Dubke Resigns
Author: 0 Trump Communications Director Dubke Resigns

US President Donald Trump's communications director is leaving the job, the White House said on Tuesday, as the president considers wider staff changes to try to prevent more political damage from probes into Russian Federation and his presidential campaign .

Author: 0 Trump to announce decision on climate change Thursday

Trump has been weighing the decision for some time , but has long signaled a preference for backing out of the landmark accord. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has spoken out against the politics of US President Donald Trump after news reports that the US would pull out of the Paris Agreement on climate change.

Author: 0 Spicer refers Russia questions to Trump's outside attorney

The White House said Dubke will remain in the post until a successor is in place. Michael Dubke's departure comes as Trump considers major staff overhaul to counter allegations of collusion with Russian Federation. Dubke joined the administration in February. Dubke founded Crossroads Media, a GOP firm that specializes in political advertising. Dubke, 47, had been a behind-the-scenes player who helped manage the White House communications strategy, including the aftermath of President ...

Global Angry reaction to rumours Trump will pull out of Paris climate agreement
Author: 0 Angry reaction to rumours Trump will pull out of Paris climate agreement

It is very important that President Donald Trump not just refuse to sign the Paris climate accord, he must actively nullify it, says conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh. President Trump must "openly and notoriously" pull out of the accord and not merely say he does not like it. "China and the European Union . will implement the agreement", a senior European Union official told reporters on Wednesday, on condition of anonymity.

Global President Trump to pull out of global climate deal
Author: 0 President Trump to pull out of global climate deal

But Trump campaigned on a promise to nix the deal, saying it would mean stricter environmental policies that would hobble the economy and cost jobs. The White House did not confirm the reports . "The U.S. traditionally has been an absolute leader on the climate agenda, certainly in the last eight years, and if they do pull out we'll have to see what other countries are prepared to step up on a leadership position on this", he said.

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