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Global Conservatives' lead over Labour seen narrowing - Panelbase
Author: 0 Conservatives' lead over Labour seen narrowing - Panelbase

In a constituency-by-constituency projection by YouGov for The Times the Tories are set to win 310 seats which is short of the 326 seats required to form a Government and 21 fewer than secured by David Cameron's successful General Election in 2015.

Global PM Modi leaves for Spain after his Germany visit
Author: 0 PM Modi leaves for Spain after his Germany visit

According to the joint statement, the CEOs expressed strong support for the economic reforms in India and highlighted their keen interest to participate actively in flagship programmes like Make in India, Smart Cities, Digital India, Swachh Bharat, Start-up India and Skill India.

Author: 0 Spicer Says 'Small Group' Gets Trump's 'Covfefe' Tweet

During an audio-only press gaggle, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was asked about the mysterious, albeit inconsequential, now-deleted "convfefe" tweet President Donald Trump made in the wee hours of Wednesday morning. The spokesman also said that Trump was frustrated by the "perpetuation of false narratives" based on unnamed sources. Cohen confirmed he had been asked to provide information and testimony to investigators in the US House of Representatives and the Senate but ...

Global Watch leaders unite to condemn Theresa May's absence — BBC debate
Author: 0 Watch leaders unite to condemn Theresa May's absence — BBC debate

Mr Farron kicked off with a jibe about Mrs May's absence, saying: "Where do you think Theresa May is tonight?" She was accused of lacking "guts" and of "running away" from the 90-minute BBC debate. "That is what we are looking forward to doing on 9 June". Mr Corbyn defended his speech last week linking the Manchester bombing to Britain's military interventions overseas, winning support from Mr Robertson and applause from the audience.

Global House Intelligence Committee issues subpoenas in Russian Federation investigation
Author: 0 House Intelligence Committee issues subpoenas in Russian Federation investigation

Flynn also declined the Senate intelligence committee's request for an interview, and on May 22 rejected their subpoena for documents, citing the Fifth Amendment constitutional protection against self-incrimination. But later in the day, the White House showed it was beginning to offload the Russian Federation crisis to Trump's longtime personal attorney, Marc Kasowitz.

Global House Intelligence Committee issues seven subpoenas
Author: 0 House Intelligence Committee issues seven subpoenas

Read the bipartisan statement from Reps. "We will continue to pursue this investigation wherever the facts may lead", the statement read. Committee Chairman Devin Nunes asked the agencies on Wednesday for subtle elements of any solicitations made by two top Obama administration aides and the previous Central Intelligence Agency chief to "unmask" Trump campaign advisors incidentally grabbed in top-mystery remote interchanges catches, as indicated by congressional sources.

Global Afghans Mourn After Massive Truck Bombing Kills 90 in Kabul
Author: 0 Afghans Mourn After Massive Truck Bombing Kills 90 in Kabul

Afghanistan has long accused Pakistan of supporting and sheltering Haqqani and Taliban commanders and fighters, and the two countries regularly accuse each other of supporting armed groups operating across the border. All of them were working as security guards. The suicide truck bomb hit a highly secure diplomatic area of Kabul killing at least 80 people and wounding hundreds more.

Author: 0 Texas House speaker refuses to negotiate compromise on 'bathroom bill'

Abbott , who unlike other GOP governors nationwide has welcomed possible bathroom restrictions for transgender people, gave no indication Saturday whether the he might keep lawmakers in Austin. Many Hollywood actors and music stars have suggested state boycotts, and the National Football League and NBA have expressed concerns about it passing - even though Houston successfully hosted this year's Super Bowl.

Global Decision on Paris climate pact looms
Author: 0 Decision on Paris climate pact looms

A U.S. decision to withdraw from the accord could further alienate American allies in Europe already wary of Trump and call into question United States leadership and trustworthiness on one of the world's leading issues . A White House official says Trump's expected to withdraw the United States from the landmark agreement. A frustrated German Chancellor Angela Merkel later warned that Europe "must take its fate into its own hands", citing the differences with Washington on climate ...

Author: 0 China 'trying extremely hard' on climate

Nancy Pelosi says Trump is "denying scientific truths, removing safeguards that protect our health and our environment, protecting polluters and. threatening our national and global security". The statement, seen by the Financial Times, also stressed a point seemingly lost on the Trump administration: "Tackling climate change and reforming our energy systems are significant drivers of job creation, investment opportunities and economic growth".

Author: 0 Why You Should Care About The Paris Climate Accord

Trump's reported decision has been criticised by former secretary of state Hillary Clinton , who said withdrawing from the agreement would impact of America's global standing. The U.S.is the world's second largest emitter of carbon, following only China . If the USA pulls out of The Paris Agreement , it would become one of the largest producer of greenhouse gas emissions not included in the agreement, according to EPA data.

Global Trump's potential exit from Paris climate agreement universally bashed
Author: 0 Trump's potential exit from Paris climate agreement universally bashed

The US president promoted his announcement on Twitter after a day in which American allies around the world sounded alarms about the likely consequences of a US withdrawal. "China in recent years has stayed true to its commitment", said Li, speaking in Berlin Wednesday. Former President Barack Obama, who spearheaded efforts for the agreement, on May 9 defended the importance of the Paris climate agreement .

Global Labour's general election manifesto launch in 90 seconds
Author: 0 Labour's general election manifesto launch in 90 seconds

McCluskey's analysis, made in an interview with the Politico website , was widely seen as an attempt to lower expectations, in order to prepare to make an argument for Corbyn to remain as Labour leader even if he suffers a heavy election defeat.

Author: 0 Trump Expected to Exit Paris Agreement

The first option would be to exit the 2015 accord itself, but that would take almost four years to fully execute. Trump is expected to announce later this week that he intends to pull out of the landmark Paris agreement . The Trump administration may choose to exit the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). Friends of the Earth's chief executive Craig Bennett said the organisation would campaign against any trade deal with the USA if it "turns its back on its ...

Global Donald Trump Tweets Against Germany, Escalating Row After Tense Summits
Author: 0 Donald Trump Tweets Against Germany, Escalating Row After Tense Summits

Tension between Germany and the United States intensified Tuesday with President Donald Trump accusing the longtime U.S. ally of hurting the USA financially. Her comments were more measured compared to what she said over the weekend in a Munich beer tent. "The relationship that the President has had with Merkel he would describe as fairly unbelievable.He has a lot of respect for her", Spicer said.

Author: 0 Trump urges other leaders to reach him via cellphone

A damage-control plan assembled by the president's aides would try to wall off the investigations by setting up a war room inside the White House and enlisting a high-powered team of lawyers outside the West Wing. White House adviser Jared Kushner , Trump's son-in-law, met in December with Russia's ambassador to the USA and discussed whether a secret line of communication could be used to facilitate sensitive policy discussions about the conflict in Syria, according to a person familiar with ...

Author: 0 CEOs' urgent plea: Don't pull out of Paris accord

The Republican vowed at the time to "cancel" the Paris deal within 100 days of becoming president on January 20, part of an effort to bolster USA oil and coal industries. Obama had made efforts during his administration to reduce USA emissions in an attempt to avert catastrophic climate change. Li said: "Fighting climate change is a global consensus, not invented by China", an apparent reference to a tweet Trump once made on the subject.

Global Official says Trump expected to pull U.S. from Paris deal
Author: 0 Official says Trump expected to pull U.S. from Paris deal

Climate change is unstoppable.US President Donald Trump shares a word with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, as Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi listens, at the G7 Summit in Taormina, Italy on Saturday.Shortly after the news broke Wednesday, the United Nations official account tweeted a note from U.N.

Author: 0 Flynn, Trump's personal lawyer, businesses being subpoenaed in Russia probe

The House Intelligence Committee has issued seven subpoenas for information relating to the investigation into Russia's election meddling past year. White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington , Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Flynn recently refused to comply with subpoenas from the Senate Intelligence Committee, asserting his Fifth Amendment protection from self-incrimination.

Global Powerball lottery jackpot grows to $337M
Author: 0 Powerball lottery jackpot grows to $337M

The drawing is for $300 million, one of the highest jackpots of the year. That means the drawing on Saturday , June 3 will be worth $337 million with a cash option of $209.1 million. Virgin Islands. One can also opt to play with randomly generated numbers with Quick Pick. No one hit Wednesday night's $302 million Powerball jackpot as the drought without a top prize victor reached two months.

Global Saudi media report car bomb explosion in Shiite neighborhood
Author: 0 Saudi media report car bomb explosion in Shiite neighborhood

Asking not to be identified, a witness said, "The explosion was very huge from Qatif on the Gulf coast". Armoured and other police vehicles sealed off the area after the explosion, the witness said. Sunni expremists have targeted the minority Shias many times in the past in Saudi. The Daesh group has also previously launched attacks on Shiites in Qatif.

Global House Intel Committee Issues Subpoenas in Russia Investigation
Author: 0 House Intel Committee Issues Subpoenas in Russia Investigation

The subpoenas were expected to be delivered to retired Army General Michael Flynn, who was sacked as national security adviser by Trump in February, and the president's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen , the sources said. In addition, the Intelligence Committee sent a letter to former White House press aide Boris Epshteyn asking him to voluntarily submit information to the committee, according to the Journal's report.

Author: 0 Kinder Morgan Canada: Trans Mountain moving forward after extensive review

A number of other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the stock. Blenheim Capital Management BV purchased a new stake in shares of Kinder Morgan during the fourth quarter valued at $102,000. If you are accessing this story on another publication, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of USA and global trademark and copyright legislation.

Global Trump tries drama for climate change
Author: 0 Trump tries drama for climate change

Guterres said climate change is "undeniable", in a stark contrast to the position taken by Trump, who has previously called it a "a hoax" and last week shrugged off pressure from USA allies during the G7 summit in Sicily to endorse the deal his predecessor Barack Obama worked passionately to achieve.

Author: 0 Putin says Russia's never been involved in hacking

Mr Putin said the "Russo-phobic hysteria" in the U.S. is aimed "against the current president of the USA to prevent him from working normally". ST PETERSBURG , Russia Atomstroyexport, a unit of Russian state nuclear firm Rosatom, has signed an agreement with the Indian government to build two new reactors for the Kudankulam power station in Tamil Nadu, Kremlin documents seen by Reuters showed on Thursday.

Global Brice Ramsey: Ramsey will stay at Georgia, won't transfer
Author: 0 Brice Ramsey: Ramsey will stay at Georgia, won't transfer

Ramsey was the third-string quarterback and top punter for Georgia last season, and provides needed depth at the quarterback position. After weighing his options, it appears likely that no other Power Five school was willing to guarantee Ramsey he would be the day one starter.

Global Studio Ghibli Joins the Call to Open Franchise Theme Parks
Author: 0 Studio Ghibli Joins the Call to Open Franchise Theme Parks

My Neighbor Totoro , Hayao Miyazaki's animated classic about two young girls and the friendly spirit-monsters near their new home, is getting turned into a theme park. That's just 10,000 acres like than Disney World in Orlando. Perhaps coincidentally, Fathom Studios is bringing My Neighbor Totoro to select theaters in the US later in June as part of Studio Ghibli Fest 2017.

Author: 0 California governor looks to China for climate bond

Trump's predecessor Barack Obama enacted the deal without U.S. Senate ratification. "We tried to explain that to Mr. Trump in Taormina in clear German sentences", Juncker said . Rosenberg said he believes because of what he feels is widespread support regarding renewable energy in terms of wind and solar, that progress in that arena will continue to accelerate regardless of the Paris Accord decision.

Author: 0 White House informing allies Trump will abandon climate pact

According to a draft of the statement, seen by The Associated Press, Brussels and Beijing will say they "are determined to forge ahead with further policies and measures for effective implementation of their respective nationally determined contributions" to fighting climate change.

Author: 0 Renewable Energy Expected To Continue Growth, Despite Trump's Plan

A USA decision to withdraw from the accord could further alienate American allies in Europe already wary of Trump and call into question United States leadership and trustworthiness on one of the world's leading issues. On the campaign trail, Trump vowed to pull out of the agreement. There were also calls for the United Kingdom, which confirmed its commitment to climate action with the other G7 leading nations apart from the U.S.

Global Summer drink-drive crackdown launched by police
Author: 0 Summer drink-drive crackdown launched by police

OFFICERS are gearing up for their summer crackdown on drink and drug drivers. "We are dedicated to reducing it, these people not only put themselves at risk, but others who are often innocently going about their daily lives". Dyfed Powys Police carried out 2,751 breath tests of which 68 tests were positive, refused or failed to provide. If you plan to drink, book a taxi, use public transport, stay overnight, arrange for someone who is not drinking to drive and don't be tempted to get into ...

Global WOW air announce €65 flights from Ireland to the US
Author: 0 WOW air announce €65 flights from Ireland to the US

WOW Air is selling one-way flights to Europe for only $55. Be the first to join our new Facebook Group . There's yet another fantastic deal from the Icelandic airline, WOW air. The offer applies for 100 seats on selected flights, only when booked on a return trip. Just how low can WOW air go? As of spring 2017, the airline services 32 destinations across Europe and North America including Dublin , London, Paris, Berlin and Copenhagen .

Global Japan's military begins major drill with U.S. carriers watching North Korea
Author: 0 Japan's military begins major drill with U.S. carriers watching North Korea

A Japanese government official who spoke on the condition of anonymity confirmed the drills. The dual-carrier exercises come days after North Korea launched another missile into the Sea of Japan. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has vowed to work with other countries to deter North Korea, which on Monday conducted a short-range ballistic missile test.

Global European Union places all its Brexit documents on public site
Author: 0 European Union places all its Brexit documents on public site

One poll published on Tuesday showed her lead had been cut to 6 percentage points from 9 points a week ago and 18 points two weeks ago as voters reacted badly to the Conservatives' manifesto. In a bid to keep the issue at the heart of the campaign amid criticism for ducking a TV debate with other leaders , Mrs May will use a speech to set out her vision of leaving the European Union as part of a "great national mission" to build a stronger, fairer and more prosperous Britain.

Author: 0 Putin: Russian state has never been involved in hacking

Speaking in Moscow to the senior editors of the world's leading news agencies, Putin said the Russian government itself was not involved in the hacks, which resulted in scores of emails from the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton campaign chair John Podesta trickling out throughout last year's election, but allowed that private citizens might have been responsible.

Author: 0 President Trump Will Announce His Paris Climate Pact Decision on Thursday

Taking the view that the Trump administration might last eight years and all other nations followed the USA lead, some 350 billion additional tonnes of carbon dioxide would be emitted (or about 666 times Australia's current annual emissions) by 2024, leading to an extra 0.25 degrees of warming.

Author: 0 Israel disappointed over Trump embassy decision

We are serious and genuine about achieving a just and lasting peace". The Jewish state has long urged the USA and others to build embassies in Jerusalem , to reflect Israel's claim to the holy city as its capital. He said leaving foreign embassies in Tel Aviv is "a surrender to unfair Arab and Muslim pressure". Although Trump's move keeps the embassy in Tel Aviv for the foreseeable future, the White House said the president wasn't abandoning his repeated pledge to move it.

Author: 0 Dash cam footage of Tiger Woods' DUI arrest released

But in police dashcam video released Wednesday, the world's former No. 1 golfer provided a different image to an audience of police officers in the dead of the night. Police said Woods was found asleep at the wheel when they approached and that he then had trouble finding the window button. In the footage Woods doesn't appear to know which part of the country he's in, or even what's happening.

Global After test, US says missile defenses are outpacing ICBM threat
Author: 0 After test, US says missile defenses are outpacing ICBM threat

Vice Admiral Syring's agency sounded a note of caution. "The real question is 'what has been demonstrated?' Before this test, the Pentagon's highest testing official said that the testing program to date was not sufficient to demonstrate an operationally relevant capability", Dr.

Author: 0 Trump delays moving USA embassy to Jerusalem despite campaign pledge

Numerous leaders, including Palestinian officials , told Trump that establishing the embassy in Jerusalem would harm the U.S.'s ability to help broker the "ultimate deal" in peace talks. This rhetoric has tempered since he took office, though, and Trump did not give Israelis a public endorsement of the move during his recent trip overseas.

Global Social media rushes to define President Trump's 'covfefe' tweet
Author: 0 Social media rushes to define President Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

Although this press team does face a uniquely hard job, the recent resignation of White House Communications Director Mike Dubke is not remarkable, Hagle said. "The communications director's basically the person that tries to set the message for the administration", Hagle said. Kushner, considered one of Trump's most trusted advisers, has nevertheless been a recent lightning rod for controversy over his contacts with Russian officials .

Author: 0 Texas House Votes To Approve Transgender Bathroom Ban In Schools

Texas lawmakers have passed two measures that will allow discrimination against LGBTQ people: a "conscience clause" bill relating to adoption, and an amendment that restricts transgender students' access to public restrooms. "We're afraid of people, they're different than us, we don't want to be around them, we want to isolate them". Maybe that's because they're ashamed, but make no mistake about it - this is shameful'.

Global GST Bill passed in Delhi Legislative Assembly
Author: 0 GST Bill passed in Delhi Legislative Assembly

The bidi workers have also urged the government to intervene and alleviate their working conditions and eventually seek out alternative livelihood options. " Delhi government did not protect the interest of traders in the GST Council ". The resolution, moved by AAP MLA Vishesh Ravi, stated that this House is in support of GST in principle but this House opposes the way in which tax rates of 18 & 28 per cent in GST Council meetings.

Author: 0 Modi condoles deaths in Sri Lanka floods

An Indian naval ship equipped with medical supplies docked in Colombo Saturday and a second vessel was expected on Monday, Indian High Commissioner Taranjit Singh Sandhu said. The deluge caused the Nilwala river to burst its banks, threatening to submerge a large number of villages, the DMC said. According to residents, many people remained locked in their villages as a result of natural disasters.

Author: 0 Could the Tories really end up losing seats at the general election?

The euro inched 0.1 percent lower to $1.1175 EUR=D4 , pressured by fears of an early election in Italy and a softer-than-expected inflation reading in Germany . The Prime Minister's bid to return Brexit to the heart of the General Election campaign comes the day after she was slammed by opponents after refusing to take part in a major TV debate on Tuesday night.

Global Man charged after concrete blocks dropped from overpass onto Toronto highway
Author: 0 Man charged after concrete blocks dropped from overpass onto Toronto highway

Schmidt said police are hoping to bring this to an end "before someone gets hurt or killed". Kerry Schmidt says the first incident was reported Sunday night around 10 p.m. on Wednesday, police received another call about concrete falling from the Yonge St. overpass on Hwy. Hours later, another witness reported concrete falling over the Warden Avenue overpass and landing on the highway.

Author: 0 White House offers cryptic explanation for Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

The press briefing today was off-camera , so we can only guess at what Spicer's facial expression was when he answered the " covfefe " question. It was not clear what that might mean for Mr Lewandowski, who was the campaign manager until he was sacked last summer but who has remained close to Mr Trump.

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