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Global CNN fires Kathy Griffin over Donald Trump beheading picture
Author: 0 CNN fires Kathy Griffin over Donald Trump beheading picture

I'm merely mocking the mocker in chief", Griffin tweeted later. Griffin, a comic known for her abrasive style of humor, had apologized on Tuesday, conceding that the brief video, which she originally described as an "artsy-fartsy statement" mocking the commander in chief, was "too disturbing" and wasn't amusing.

Author: 0 How likely is the General Election to result in a hung parliament?

How reliable is the data? YouGov used a model which analysed data from around 50,000 panellists interviewed on their voting intention over the course of a week. In this case, A Coservative-LibDem coalition would still be 6 seats short of majority. The latest poll has revealed further signs of trouble for Theresa May's General Election campaign.

Global Wikileaks's Julian Assange May Guest Host Hannity Radio Show
Author: 0 Wikileaks's Julian Assange May Guest Host Hannity Radio Show

The Fox News presenter has not always been so fond of Assange, having accused him of waging war against the U.S. by publishing a cache of leaked documents over which he may still face extradition if he leaves the embassy. Ever since he began leaking classified government documents in 2010, Assange has continued to heavily influence the political process in the USA ever since.

Global Police Confirm Large Part Of Manchester Terror Network Has Been Arrested
Author: 0 Police Confirm Large Part Of Manchester Terror Network Has Been Arrested

British Prime Minister Theresa May will confront U.S. President Donald Trump over leaks of intelligence about the suicide bomb attack at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels on Thursday, the Guardian newspaper said. Britain's National Police Chief's Council meanwhile warned Wednesday that leaks of any possible evidence "undermines" investigations, CNN reported .

Global Juan Mata congratulates Arsenal on FA Cup win
Author: 0 Juan Mata congratulates Arsenal on FA Cup win

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has agreed a new two-year contract with the Premier League club, according to British media reports on Tuesday. "The best presentation (to show the board) is to watch the game", he added. 'This is a very nice competition, we won it last season and I hope that, in one year, we can have the chance to fight for it until the last game. The long-standing uncertainty over Wenger's future at the club led to planes carrying anti-Wenger slogans, boycotts of home games ...

Author: 0 Trump signs waiver, won't move embassy to Jerusalem now

The U.S. says its policy on Jerusalem hasn't changed and that Jerusalem's status must be negotiated between Israelis and Palestinians. The prime minister told the MKs that while Israel is a sovereign country that can make many decisions, and there is a great deal of understanding in Washington for many of Israel's key positions, the country must proceed in the diplomatic process "wisely and responsibly", and those claiming that Israel has a "diplomatic blank check" are mistaken.

Global Karla homolka is a volunteer at elementary school
Author: 0 Karla homolka is a volunteer at elementary school

Homolka even volunteered to supervise nursery-school age on a school trip to the Montreal Science Centre but the school insists she was never left along with students and was not a regular volunteer. The couple spiked the 15-year-old girl's drink during a family Christmas party in 1990 so Bernardo could rape her while unconscious. On Wednesday morning, she parked her black Honda SUV in front of the photographers, and rushed her three children inside the school.

Author: 0 Trump rejects moving Israel embassy to Jerusalem - for now

Some, such as secretary of state Rex Tillerson, warn that, if the president fails to approve the deferral, his claims to be crafting the "ultimate deal" to bring peace to the region will be doomed from the outset. But in policy terms, the trip did not address how Trump will grapple with the core problems the United States has with each of these close allies, Saudi Arabia and Israel .

Author: 0 How to watch the TV debate TONIGHT

Her reply was, and I asked this at Prime Minister's Question Time when we knew the election was coming, she said: 'Well, this is the debate.' Well, it isn't the debate. Speaking exclusively to the Yorkshire Post, the party chairman dismissed claims that Theresa May's brand has become "tainted" by the recent social care debacle, highlighting instead the chaotic nature of the Labour campaign.

Author: 0 Full House ready to consider N Carolina spending proposal

There were no such defections in the Senate, which voted 14-9 along party lines to pass both its spending plan and a companion bill making policy changes to support the allocations. "I suggest that we add more dollars to Healthcare and make it the best anywhere". Sens. Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst, both active players in the health care debate, admitted that completely repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act doesn't look like it's going to be in the cards.

Global 3 ways Trump could dump Paris climate agreement
Author: 0 3 ways Trump could dump Paris climate agreement

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said the world's No. 1 polluter will stick to its pledges to tackle global warming, underscoring the risk of USA isolation if President Donald Trump pulls out of the Paris climate accord. Nancy Pelosi, one of the top Democrats in Congress, described the apparent decision as a "stunning abdication of American leadership and a grave threat to our planet's future".

Global All Blacks coach Hansen criticises Lions tour schedule
Author: 0 All Blacks coach Hansen criticises Lions tour schedule

The Lions arrive Wednesday at the start of a almost six-week tour. But the substantial New Zealand leg proved an altogether tougher proposition, with only a 60 per cent success rate from 25 matches, including defeats in all four Tests in Dunedin, Wellington, Christchurch and Auckland.

Global Trump's private cellphone use raises security concerns; Trudeau rang him
Author: 0 Trump's private cellphone use raises security concerns; Trudeau rang him

The communications operation - and Dubke and Sean Spicer , the White House press secretary , specifically - have come under sharp criticism from Trump and many senior officials in the West Wing, who believe the president has been poorly served by his staff, in particular in the aftermath of the firing of James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director.

Global British PM May could lose majority in June 8 election -YouGov projection
Author: 0 British PM May could lose majority in June 8 election -YouGov projection

May called the snap election in a bid to strengthen her hand in negotiations on Britain's exit from the European Union, to win more time to deal with the impact of the divorce and to strengthen her grip on the Conservative Party. "How dare you call a general election and run away", he said in a commented greeted with applause and cheers from the audience. A Labour source said this was deliberate, created to allow Corbyn to appear prime ministerial and above the fray.

Author: 0 On climate change, it's Trump against the world

Trump told Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt , a key advocate for exiting the United Nations deal, to begin an exit plan, the source said. "This means Americans have caused a large fraction of the warming". France's ambassador to the United States, Gerard Araud, said on Twitter that the Paris agreement "doesn't infringe on USA sovereignty" and noted that major American corporations had supported the deal.

Global British Police Make More Arrests in Manchester Bombing But Leaks Feared
Author: 0 British Police Make More Arrests in Manchester Bombing But Leaks Feared

He said: "We don't believe in killing innocents". The investigation is continuing and at the time of this writing, 10 men have been arrested and are being held in custody. When home-grown terrorists attacked London subway and bus lines in 2005, some blamed Britain's involvement in the Iraq war. On Tuesday, that brother was detained in Libya.

Author: 0 Trump Expected To Withdraw From Paris Climate Accord

The president has been known to change his thinking on major decisions and tends to seek counsel from both inside and outside advisers, many with differing agendas, until the last minute. Chief strategist Steve Bannon supports an exit, as does Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt. On Tuesday, Modi said in Berlin that it would be a "crime" to spoil the environment for future generations as the world awaits a decision on USA climate policy.

Author: 0 Greece: Ex-PM Injured in Car Blast

A police officer secures the area around the vehicle of former Greek prime minister and former central bank chief Lucas Papademos following the detonation of an envelope injuring him and his driver, in Athens , Greece , May 25, 2017. "I wish a speedy recovery to him and the people accompanying him", Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras tweeted from Brussels, where he was attending the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit.

Author: 0 May defiant over TV election debate after Corbyn challenge

The Labour Party had initially said its leader would not participate in the debate if the prime minister was not in attendance. There is a buoyancy about the Labour campaign at the moment, his public performances have improved, and his team believe he has more to gain than to lose from taking part in this big set-piece campaign event.

Global Manchester Terrorist May Have Made His Own Bomb
Author: 0 Manchester Terrorist May Have Made His Own Bomb

Britain has suspended intelligence sharing on the Manchester bombing with the US after American officials leaked information to the media, an issue that British Prime Minister Theresa May pledged to raise with US President Donald Trump .

Author: 0 Michaelia Cash says Donald Trump should keep U.S. in Paris climate deal

The decision would be a significant foreign policy break with almost every other nation on earth and a major reversal of the Obama administration's efforts on climate change . That fight has played out within Trump's administration. And yet even Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX who has been pushing the world toward a future of renewable energy, was not able to sway the Trump administration to remain in the Paris Climate Agreement .

Author: 0 Trump's decision on climate change deal to be expected soon

Other major tech companies, including Apple, Facebook , Google and Salesforce, have put their names to a full-page ad that will run on Thursday in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, calling on Trump to "advance U.S. A lot of people have criticized Tesla CEO Elon Musk for remaining with the Trump administration even as the current presidency is marred by anti-environment policies.

Global In Shift, White House Refers Russia Questions to Outside Counsel
Author: 0 In Shift, White House Refers Russia Questions to Outside Counsel

However, Trump has privately and publicly pinned much of the blame for his administration's woes on the communications effort. USA intelligence agencies concluded in January that Russian President Vladimir Putin oversaw a campaign of computer hacking, fake news and propaganda meant to swing the election to Republican Trump over his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton .

Global UN Strongly Condemns Deadly Terrorist Attack in Afghanistan
Author: 0 UN Strongly Condemns Deadly Terrorist Attack in Afghanistan

At least 13 officers of the Afghan National Police were killed, says Resolute Support, which added, "May these heroes rest in peace". The victims appear mainly to have been Afghan civilians and there were no immediate reports of casualties among foreign embassy staff.

Author: 0 Congress probes another US AG's meeting with Russian ambassador

They are specifically looking into an event at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington on April 27, 2016, according to a report by CNN . Jeff Sessions , with the DOJ outright denying on Wednesday night any secretive "or side conversations" occurred.

Author: 0 India, Spain sign 7 agreements during PM Modi's visit

The talks ranged from regional and worldwide issues to opening new frontiers to boost trade and energy cooperation. "The most important thing is the trust and friendship in our relationship between our countries and our people", said Putin , welcoming Modi.

Global White House Now Referring Trump/Russia Questions to Outside Counsel
Author: 0 White House Now Referring Trump/Russia Questions to Outside Counsel

Instead of answering questions from reporters on Trump's actions while serving in public office, the White House plans to deflect these inquiries to his personal attorney, Marc Kasowitz, who has worked for Trump for 15 years and was part of the Trump campaign's attempt to push back on reporting about Trump sexually harassing women.

Author: 0 Jakarta bombers suspected of having IS links

Five civilians and another five police officers were also injured in the attack, just after 9:00pm (local time) Wednesday. A police bomb squad was investigating the explosion. The terminal is a local hub served by minibuses and buses. The director of the Jakarta-based Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC), Ms Sidney Jones, said the police had been seen as protectors of a "thogut" state that rejects application of Islamic law.

Global US President Donald Trump returns to White House after first worldwide trip
Author: 0 US President Donald Trump returns to White House after first worldwide trip

Trump ended his nine-day trip with a speech to USA troops in Sicily, where he recounted his visits to Saudi Arabia , Israel , Belgium and Italy and his work to counter terrorism. invocation, for the first and yet-only time, of Nato's Article 5 commitment to coming to the defence of fellow members under attack. He reiterated a renewed commitment by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members to spend more on defense.

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

Ms Rudd said "part of being a good leader is having a good, strong team". She added: "You don't say it's the most important election of our lifetime and not be bothered to show up". The discussion got heated between Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Ukip's Paul Nuttall on the topic of terrorism and the Manchester concert attack.

Author: 0 UK PM Theresa May criticized for missing election TV debate

And although there was no clear victor among the bickering, Ms Rudd's combative performance will have boosted her chances of becoming the next Tory Chancellor and a future leader of the party. People on Twitter were left feeling very confused, since the colours represent the value of the money and not what can be bought with it, though some expressed their keenness to make the most of her misunderstanding of the classic board game and challenged her to a game.

Author: 0 Theresa May defends her no-show for election debate on BBC One

May sent Home Secretary Amber Rudd to speak on her behalf at a seven-way BBC TV debate on Wednesday night, even though Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn had thrown down a challenge by deciding to attend at the last minute. 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 PM stands by climate pact as US eyes exit

He added that when he was a lawmaker, he "generally didn't comment on bills before I read them". A pullout by Washington would deal a devastating blow to global efforts to combat climate change less than 18 months after the historic 196-party pact was signed in Paris .

Author: 0 United Kingdom police make 9th arrest over Manchester terror attack, election campaigning resumes

In a update posted to Twitter this afternoon, police said , "ten people have been arrested in connection with the investigation, of which a man and a woman have since been released without charge". The decision to stop sharing police information with US agencies was an extraordinary step for Britain, which is usually at pains to emphasize its "special relationship" with the United States .

Author: 0 Merkel, minister stress U.S. ties after critical Trump tweet

German Chancellor Angela Merkel doesn't appear to be President Donald Trump's biggest fan after he made a series of diplomatic missteps during his recent trip overseas, saying that Europe needs to look out for itself. Merkel has said the climate agreement is so important there should not be any compromise on it. "We Europeans truly have to take our fate into our own hands ".

Author: 0 May avoids debate as Labour cuts Tory lead

May ruled out appearing on televised debates soon after calling the election . 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.

Global Trump's cellphone diplomacy raises security concerns
Author: 0 Trump's cellphone diplomacy raises security concerns

He has urged the leaders of Canada and Mexico to call him on his cellphone and also exchanged numbers with the president of France. The idea of world leaders calling each other directly is considered a breach of protocol in the diplomatic world.

Global Trump under fire over expected global climate deal withdrawal
Author: 0 Trump under fire over expected global climate deal withdrawal

Trump ... doesn't get close enough to the dossiers to fully understand them", the Commission chief said. White House aides have told reporters Trump favors exiting the deal, which the Obama administration joined in 2016. But Trump has often said the U.S. did not get a "fair deal" in the Paris accord. For the Republican president, a withdrawal would reflect his "America First" approach to policy, unencumbered by worldwide obligations.

Global [OP-ED]: How Saudi Arabia played Donald Trump
Author: 0 [OP-ED]: How Saudi Arabia played Donald Trump

We've got more newsletters we think you'll find interesting. In Vatican, Trump had a very productive conversation about combating ISIS and other terrorist groups, protecting religious liberty, and numerous other issues with the Pope. What's more, most of the 9/11 hijackers were Saudi. These deals included an immediate Dollars 110 billion investment, which will grow to USD 350 billion over the next 10 years, in defence cooperation from Saudi Arabia that will enable Muslim troops to take ...

Global Trump Says He'll Make Decision on Paris Climate Agreement 'Very Soon'
Author: 0 Trump Says He'll Make Decision on Paris Climate Agreement 'Very Soon'

Exiting the deal would fulfill a central campaign pledge from the president, but would be certain to anger allies that spent years negotiating the accord to reduce carbon emissions. The organization's main Twitter page quoted Secretary-General Antonio Guterres as saying, "Climate change is undeniable". Trump's policy toward climate change is another point of contention with many European countries.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn WILL take part in tonight's BBC election debate

This plus the Labour party being popular in the opinion polls has seen the odds of a Hung Parliament shorten from 14/1 to 5/1 in the last two weeks as well as the next government to be a Labour Minority narrow from 28/1 to as short as 9/1.

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

Musk tweeted the ultimatum on Wednesday, in response to a question from a follower on the social network. According to Axios and The New York Times , Trump has chose to exit the Paris agreement , in which all but two of the world's countries submitted pledges to curb their greenhouse gas emissions in order to combat climate change .

Author: 0 Trump to pull U.S. out of Paris climate accord: Axios

But getting out of the climate pact is not easy - by design. His remarks at New York University's Stern School of Business came as the world waits for Donald Trump to announce whether the country will continue to uphold the Paris deal, which almost 200 countries signed as a commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions .

Global Homeland security chief defends alleged plan for 'back channel' to the Russians
Author: 0 Homeland security chief defends alleged plan for 'back channel' to the Russians

His remarks were the first time he had weighed in since reports surfaced that his top adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner , had considered setting up a secret communications line with Russian Federation during the presidential... President Trump declined to speak with media throughout his entire overseas sojourn after leaving the USA facing accusations of trying to interfere with investigations into links between his presidential campaign and Russian interference in the 2016 U.S.

Author: 0 Iraq paramilitaries move on key town near Syrian border

This has coincided with a march toward the Syrian border by Shi'ite militias from Iraq. In Syria, Kurdish forces backed by U.S. air raids are besieging ISIL forces in the city of Raqqa, the group's de facto capital in that country. Two armored vehicles newly delivered to the Tanf garrison were shown in photos sent to Reuters from a rebel source. Barricades erected by IS have turned residential blocks into mazes and the extremist fighters have used civilian garages to hide massive, ...

Author: 0 Trump raises security concerns by sharing his cellphone number

White House chief of staff Reince Priebus and White House adviser Steve Bannon have been laying the groundwork for the new communications "war room" that will also involve Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner, sources told Reuters news agency.

Global Macron says handshake with Trump 'wasn't innocent'
Author: 0 Macron says handshake with Trump 'wasn't innocent'

Macron's office has confirmed his comments, the Guardian reports . The first meeting between Trump and Macron at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit was immortalized in this decidedly awkward video , and by the time the two sat down for their first formal meeting with the press in attendance, the French president had another plan in place.

Author: 0 'Covfefe'? It's a message to the Russians, quips Hillary Clinton

Because Hillary and her media allies are beating these drums on a daily basis, the willingness to embrace conspiracy theories is trickling down to members of the Democratic Party. "Who told them? Who were they coordinating with, or colluding with?" She couldn't connect to voters and skipped out on traveling to states that she needed to campaign in.

Global US House Intelligence Committee Issues 7 Subpoenas in Russia Probe
Author: 0 US House Intelligence Committee Issues 7 Subpoenas in Russia Probe

Trump denies any collusion between Russian Federation and his campaign and has questioned the veracity of the US intelligence finding. Cohen earlier rejected a House intelligence committee request for information. Trump's people have said the White House will no longer give any briefings on the Russian probes. News of President Donald Trump's expected decision to pull the United States from a global climate deal has led to a swift and strong reaction from the United Nations.

Author: 0 U.S. leaks on Manchester blast, first major test of 'special relationship'

His youngest son, Hashem Abedi, was also arrested in Tripoli, while British police picked up Ismail Abedi, the bomber's older brother, in Chorlton, in the south of Manchester . According to photographs from the scene of Monday's attack at the 21,000-capacity Manchester Arena, Abedi's device appeared to be fairly sophisticated.

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