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Author: 0 World leaders accuse Trump of turning his back on the planet

That's also true for Canada, which remains committed to the Paris treaty under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. "As of today, the United States will cease all implementation of the nonbinding Paris accord", Trump said during a White House Rose Garden announcement .

Global Trump signs waiver keeping USA embassy in Tel Aviv
Author: 0 Trump signs waiver keeping USA embassy in Tel Aviv

Israel's political system reacts to US President Donald Trump's decision today (Thursday) to sign the waiver to postpone the US embassy's transfer to Jerusalem by another 6 months. INSKEEP: Even though other presidents have also promised during their campaigns that they would move the embassy. Mr Zomlot said: "We are ready to start the consultation process with the USA administration".

Author: 0 Polls show narrow gap between Conservatives and Labour in United Kingdom election

A Britain beyond Brexit that is more global and outward-looking. "I've been taking Jeremy Corbyn on directly week in and week out at Prime Minister's Questions" in the House of Commons, she said. But the only way to have the money to invest, she said, is through having a strong economy "which does sometimes mean making hard choices, those sorts of choices no other party here is prepared to face up to".

Author: 0 Manchester Bomber Probably Has ISIS Training, U.S. Official Says

The bomber's name, Salman Abedi , was also leaked to the USA media against the wishes of the British authorities. His sister told the Wall Street Journal on Thursday that he had seen "Muslim children dying everywhere" and wanted revenge. While officials have told The New York Times that the complexity of the bomb suggests some help , another source told Reuters that it's entirely possible Abedi constructed the device himself using skills he learned in Libya .

Author: 0 This is how the BBC Election Debate 2017 went down

After the debate, Labour claimed Mr Corbyn had won. And the rest of the public was in awe at the most British of insults. "It's as though he thinks it's some sort of game - a game of Monopoly perhaps where you ask the banker for the red money to pay electrics, the green money to buy the railways and the yellow money to buy the gasworks", she said.

Global Iran-backed Iraqi force says takes Islamic State villages near Syria
Author: 0 Iran-backed Iraqi force says takes Islamic State villages near Syria

Earlier today, the Badr Organization affiliated to the Hashd al-Shaabi (Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces) announced in statement that 17km of Iraq's borderline with Syria has been cleaned up of ISIS terrorists in its forces' operation. relations with Iraq's government, which has many top militia figures in positions of power. Iran has helped to train and organise thousands of Shia militia fighters from Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan in the Syrian conflict.

Author: 0 McKenna 'deeply disappointed' in Trump's decision to leave Paris accord

The US is only one of a few countries in the world that will not be part of this agreement. ( President Trump) "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris ". Customer relationship management software CEO Marc Benioff tweeted that he was "Deeply disappointed by President's decision to withdraw from ParisAgreement".

Author: 0 Rudd targets Labour over spending bill in BBC debate

During an often-fractious debate, Rudd was asked about Britain's arms deal with the Middle Eastern state by Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas . Amber Rudd, the Home Secretary, has expressed disappointment over reports that Donald Trump plans to withdraw the U.S.

Global MI mom finds giant Huntsman spider in toddler's bedroom
Author: 0 MI mom finds giant Huntsman spider in toddler's bedroom

Duke said she panicked at the sight of the spider, dropping heavy books on the nonvenomous creature before calling her husband and parents for reinforcement. Randy John Lee with Pets & Things told the Detroit station that it was an Australian Huntsman Spider , adding that they are harmless despite their large size.

Global Labour would try to form minority government after election - Emily Thornberry
Author: 0 Labour would try to form minority government after election - Emily Thornberry

Opinion polls suggest Labour is continuing to make ground with a YouGov poll for The Times cutting the Tory lead to just three points although other surveys still give them a double-digit advantage. James Cleverly, a Conservative Party MP, replied with: 'Yes massa'. She added that Labour in Wales was "airbrushing" Mr Corbyn out of its campaign and pleaded with voters to give her a mandate to represent the Welsh.

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

The White House on Wednesday took its first public steps to cordon off response efforts to the Russian Federation probe from the day-to-day work of the administration, acknowledging openly that President Donald Trump had hired an outside attorney to handle the swirling controversy.

Author: 0 Israel disappointed at Trump's decision not to move US embassy

In a statement to the press, the White House said that President Trump signed a waiver to delay the move for at least six months. Trump promised throughout the 2016 campaign that he would move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , an action the Israeli government has long advocated.

Global President Trump addresses explosion in Philippines
Author: 0 President Trump addresses explosion in Philippines

The attack, which sent hundreds fleeing into the streets during the night, prompting a claim of responsibility from the Islamic State group, but police said there was no evidence to support terrorism and believed robbery was the motive.

Global Inside the NDP-Green governing agreement
Author: 0 Inside the NDP-Green governing agreement

On Monday afternoon, just two days before Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon was expected to certify a minority Liberal government, B.C. Green Party leader Andrew Weaver and B.C. Extend the term of the government to four and a half years, by moving the legislated spring election date to the fall of 2021. Horgan campaigned on a promise to use "every tool in the toolbox" to stop the twinning of the pipeline, which would increase crude oil tanker traffic in the Port of Vancouver to about one ...

Author: 0 Trump Stands With Pittsburgh, But Mayor Says He's With Paris

In an interview with Business Insider , John Sterman, a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management and senior advisor at ClimateInteractive, pointed to its potentially negative effect on trade and the economy as a whole (a historical priority of the Art Of The Deal-authoring president) as a reason he believes the United States should maintain its stance.

Author: 0 Pacific sees Trump decision as "grave moral injustice"

Canete also predicted that the European Union would seek new alliances from the world's largest economies to the most vulnerable island states , as well as USA businesses and individuals supportive of the accord. On the caveat that Trump is ready to renegotiate the agreement, Dujarric said that is a question for the parties which negotiated the agreement. Before Trump announced his decision Thursday afternoon, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told reporters during a visit to Berlin that ...

Author: 0 Man Arrested with Guns, Ammo at Trump Hotel

Della Ratta said that if Moles had planned violence, "why would he give his vehicle with guns in it to a valet, and then check into a hotel without his guns?" Newsham added that the department does not presently have enough evidence to charge Moles with making threats.

Global Some Democratic governors form group to uphold Paris pact
Author: 0 Some Democratic governors form group to uphold Paris pact

A joint statement between France, Italy and Germany stressed that Trump's talk of renegotiating or creating a new deal was not going to be in their plans. "President Trump made the right decision by withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement ". In his statement , Trump said the foreign leaders supported the agreement because it was a "massive redistribution of United States wealth to other countries", adding that the agreement is "less about the climate and more about other ...

Author: 0 Saskatchewan concerned about Canadian industry as Trump pulls out of Paris accord

Former Secretary of State John Kerry denounced President Trump's decision to pull the USA out of the Paris climate accord on Thursday. On the evening of Donald Trump's announcement that the U.S. "Believe me, what this president is going to fail to do, we will do". It's something Peduto and others pointed out on Twitter as Trump used the city as an example of why he was removing the US from the climate accord.

Global Philippine TV says at least 34 bodies found at Manila casino resort
Author: 0 Philippine TV says at least 34 bodies found at Manila casino resort

Shortly after President Donald Trump referred to a shooting at the Resorts World Manila in the Philippines as a "terrorist attack", authorities said the motive behind the shooting is not clear but it's not believed to be terrorism. A lone security guard panicked when she saw the suspect's automatic rifle, Albayalde said. South Korea's Foreign Ministry said one South Korean died after being evacuated from the casino after suffering an apparent heart attack while resting after the ...

Author: 0 Jason Chaffetz to Announce Plans to Leave Congress by End of June

Chaffetz said last month he would not seek re-election in 2018 and that he was considering leaving office early. Chaffetz said the reality of having spent more than 1,500 nights away from his family over eight years has hit him harder than before.

Author: 0 10 key points from Trump's address to Muslim leaders

President Donald Trump delivers a speech to the Arab Islamic American Summit, at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh , Saudi Arabia . Terming the Middle East as a holy land, Trump urged countries in the region to "drive out" terrorists. In the run-up to Trump's visit here, there was speculation about whether he would utter the phrase " radical Islamic terrorism " in his speech, the centerpiece of his Saudi trip.

Author: 0 Kushner, Merkel Top Questions at Contentious Briefing

Reports indicate Tuesday could be his last day, but the White House has yet to make an official announcement. In a strategy shift, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Wednesday for the first time referred a reporter's question about the president's actions in regard to the FBI's Russian Federation probe to an outside counsel.

Global China installing anti-ship missiles in South China Sea, says Israel
Author: 0 China installing anti-ship missiles in South China Sea, says Israel

Malaysia hopes that Asean and China leaders will be able to complete the Code of Conduct (CoC) framework for the disputed South China Sea by year end. Notably, observers will be watching for any indication that the framework includes the sort of binding provisions that have always been expected but seen as unattainable given what once seemed as an unbridgeable gap between China and the forward-leaning ASEAN claimant states, including Vietnam and the Philippines under the previous ...

Author: 0 George North excited by potential of Lions squad to tour New Zealand

The gaps build interest and anticipation, and when you're on the wrong side of 50 like I am, 12 years seems to go a hell of a lot quicker than it used to! Openside is a lottery but don't be surprised if James Haskell muscles his way in. "The six-game preparation is so important to collective understanding". Jones also spoke glowingly of the All Blacks when asked whether he would like to play Hansen's men more than the scheduled one time they're due to meet before the next World Cup.

Author: 0 Trump and Europe don't mix, and that will have lasting consequences

President Trump could strike out looking, and he'd say he hit a "home run". On Merkel's apparent criticism of Trump , Haley said: "I think there's obviously some differences of opinion between the two of them, but at the same time I know what we believe in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and how strongly we believe about those allies and we're going to continue to do that".

Global Trump says US closely monitoring 'terrorist' attack in Manila
Author: 0 Trump says US closely monitoring 'terrorist' attack in Manila

There were reports of injuries from witnesses, including a Swat member who went to the scene and was reportedly fired upon by unidentified men. It is not immediately clear how many people were killed or injured in the possible attack. Armed security officers and onlookers gather outside a hotel at the Resorts World Manila complex. "One of them was carrying a bottle", Dones said.

Global United Nations rights boss decries civilian casualties in Syria air strikes
Author: 0 United Nations rights boss decries civilian casualties in Syria air strikes

Apart from the latest incidents involving possible civilian casualties, the Pentagon said coalition airstrikes in Syria and neighboring Iraq have unintentionally killed 352 civilians since September 2014. Most air raids against Islamic State strongholds along the Euphrates basin in Syria have been conducted by a US -led coalition and by Syrian and Russian jets, but Iraqi warplanes have also carried out at least one air raid in east Syria .

Author: 0 Trump withdraws United States from Paris accord, targets India

King and Collins point out that the United States now joins Syria and Nicaragua as the only nations not supporting the agreement that seeks to reduce carbon emissions. Bernie Sanders, the Vermont senator who made climate change a pillar of his bid for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, decried Trump's action as "an abdication of American leadership and an global disgrace".

Author: 0 Philippine Military loses 11 troops in errant airstrike

The Maute Group is small, yet has managed to fend off the army in street battles, as well as maintaining control over parts of the city after government airstrikes. The clashes have prompted President Duterte to declare martial law in the whole island of Mindanao. "We believe he is still there, and we believe that is why they are putting up a very stiff resistance in the areas that they are still being held up and being cleared", Padilla told reporters in Manila , the capital.

Global President Donald Trump Abandons The Paris Climate Accord
Author: 0 President Donald Trump Abandons The Paris Climate Accord

He also said that the terms of the Accord are not tough enough for China and India, unlike the United States. Rep. Neal Dunn , R-Panama City: "The Paris agreement breaks faith with the Americans we were elected to represent". Norway's largest pension fund with 53 billion euro ($59.5 billion) in assets under its management said it would also continue to invest in renewable energy despite the American president's decision, saying in a statement that " Donald Trump is jumping off a ...

Global White House tells supporters it will exit Paris deal
Author: 0 White House tells supporters it will exit Paris deal

President Donald Trump is expected to announce his decision on whether to abandon the Paris climate accord Thursday. "Exiting #ParisAgreement imperils U.S. President Trump's disappointing action today places our national security at risk, and it will harm the health and safety of Americans. Jim Cooper tweeted, "Withdrawing from the Paris Agreement is an abdication of USA leadership and a moral failure to our kids and grandkids".

Global Homeland Security chief signals shift on immigration program
Author: 0 Homeland Security chief signals shift on immigration program

USA officials say conditions in Haiti have improved. Kelly, who was in Haiti largely to discuss the repatriation of returning Haitian nationals, reiterated that the program is meant to be temporary in nature and added that Haiti is showing significant signs of recovery following the 2010 quake, including the recent decision by the United Nations to withdraw the UN Mission for Stabilization in Haiti (MINUSTAH) in October 2017 and the inauguration of President Moïse in February 2017.

Author: 0 Trump Signs Waiver to Delay Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem

When the United Nations officially recognized the State of Israel in 1947, it also sought to designate Jerusalem "corpus separatum", or an global protectorate, apart from the Arab and Jewish states being created between the Jordan River to the east and the Mediterranean to the west.

Global Aftandilian Publishes Op-Ed on US-Saudi Relations
Author: 0 Aftandilian Publishes Op-Ed on US-Saudi Relations

A senior White House official told reporters on Tuesday that President Donald Trump united the Muslim world in a way that "really hasn't been" done in "many years". In his speech, Trump said that America is ready to stand with the Middle Eastern countries in pursuit of security, but made clear that these countries can not wait for America to crush the violent forces.

Global Donald Trump 'set to withdraw from climate change deal'
Author: 0 Donald Trump 'set to withdraw from climate change deal'

According to a White House official the president is expected to withdraw from the pact and aides are looking for "caveats in the language" related to the exit, although no final decision has yet been made. It may also direct the secretary of state and the EPA administrator to look at the Paris Agreement and determine whether it is in the interests of the United States.

Author: 0 More than 30 people dead in botched robbery of Philippine casino

The police chief confirmed his original statement to the AP that there is "no concrete evidence that the attack was terrorism" - despite President Trump's opening remarks while announcing the USA withdrawal from the Paris accord on climate change.

Author: 0 Trump speaks to Afghan President on phone, condemns Kabul attack

At least 11 Afghan guards working for the United States embassy were among those killed and 11 American citizens working as contractors in Kabul were among the wounded, U.S. At least 80 people were killed in the explosion on Wednesday. Afghan officials say a heavy explosion has caused casualties and damage in the diplomatic area of the capital Kabul .

Author: 0 34 killed as gunman storms Manila hotel

Abayalde says either the suspect lost in the casino and wanted to get his money back, or went "totally nuts". Dela Rosa said CCTV footage showed the gunman ignoring a security guard who tried to question him at the entrance to the complex.

Global Trump tells 'confidants' USA will leave Paris climate deal -Axios
Author: 0 Trump tells 'confidants' USA will leave Paris climate deal -Axios

Spicer says Trump ultimately "wants a fair deal for the American people". Trump, who has previously called global warming a hoax, tweeted: "I will be announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days". "If we lag, the noose tightens", said Princeton University climate scientist Michael Oppenheimer, co-editor of the peer-reviewed journal Climatic Change.

Author: 0 Jury Seated in Cosby Trial

The case is set for trial June 5. Leaving the Pittsburgh courthouse Wednesday evening, Cosby thanked local residents and fans. Prosecutors have used their strikes to send two black women home , although they say race was not a factor in those decisions.

Global Be conscious of the uniform you wear, Rajnath Singh tells policemen
Author: 0 Be conscious of the uniform you wear, Rajnath Singh tells policemen

Rajnath lauded the BSF as India's "first wall of defence" and said the force had in the past few years "come out of the shadows of the army and registered its independent identity on the India-Pakistan border". "A three-tier security system should be on border, we are moving fast towards integrating border guarding force, intelligence network and police presence", he added.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande to record 'inspiring song' for Manchester victims

Ariana Grande has confirmed she'll host a special concert in Manchester this Sunday to remember the victims of last week's attack. "TV and Britain's Got Talent have no desire to distract from this important cause, so we have taken the decision to move the Britain's Got Talent Final from Sunday night".

Global Zuma Replaces Controversial Acting Police Chief Phahlane -- With Another Acting Chief
Author: 0 Zuma Replaces Controversial Acting Police Chief Phahlane -- With Another Acting Chief

President Zuma has congratulated the new Acting Commissioner and wishes him all the success in his new responsibility. He is a career policeman with more than 30 years of police experience. This came after North West detectives facing allegations of torture charged the two officers investigating Phahlane for corruption and money laundering, with alleged crimes including fraud, extortion, and contravening the IPID Act.

Author: 0 Trump delays moving US Embassy to Jerusalem for now

Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, the White House said, avoiding a controversial step that would have complicated his efforts to restart long-stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. Spicer says the six-month waiver Trump signed Thursday shouldn't be considered a retreat from Trump's "strong support for Israel" and for the alliance between the USA and Israel.

Author: 0 Trump in Israel to revive peace process

Some regarded his speech as a positive step towards Muslims. The president made no mention of human rights during his visit, and in the speech insisted: "We are not here to lecture-we are not here to tell other people how to live". The Iranian Foreign Minister emphasised that Trump himself had earlier suggested that Saudi Arabia was behind the 9/11 attacks. Bruce Riedel, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution in the Center for Middle East Policy, noted that Saudi Arabia is a ...

Author: 0 Grande to hold benefit concert in Manchester

Laura Smith, from Hull, told the Mirror she had not been able to register for free tickets because she bought tickets to the Grande concert for her daughters and partner on the GetMeIn resale site, paying almost £500 for them, nearly twice the face value.

Global Bihar topper scam: After Ruby Rai, another topper caught on wrong foot
Author: 0 Bihar topper scam: After Ruby Rai, another topper caught on wrong foot

Ganesh who was a resident of Saraiya, Girdih in Jharkhand was a student of Ram Nandan Singh Jagdeep Narayan college in Samastipur which is located some 250 kms. His answers revived memories of last year's fake State topper, Ruby Rai, who had uttered political science, one of her main subjects in which she had scored 91 out of 100 marks, as "prodigal science" and said it was about "cooking".

Author: 0 Mike Dubke, Trump's communications director, resigned

Despite appearing to be a nonsensical word, covfefe sparked the imagination of everyone working the late shift on Twitter , who quickly set about trying to interpret just what Trump meant by that non sequitur. "The president and a small group of people know exactly what he meant", he said. If you were hoping for some explanation from the White House Press Secretary about the " covfefe " kerfuffle from Tuesday night, you'll be disappointed.

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