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Author: 0 Putin urges 'joint work' with Trump on climate

Petersburg , Putin says that the claims contained "nothing concrete, only assumptions". "I ask you on behalf of Russian Federation and I address the American side: help the new president and the new administration". "He did not betray the interests of his country, nor did he transfer any information to any other country that would damage his own people", said Putin.

Global After Kerala, Karnataka, now Tripura government opposes cattle slaughter ban
Author: 0 After Kerala, Karnataka, now Tripura government opposes cattle slaughter ban

Hassan said the new law would disrupt the federal structure of the country. The rules build on legislation passed in several states, most led by Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party, to ban the slaughter of cattle. Against this backdrop, union minister Venkaiah Naidu has said the Centre is examining the issues. He said the seller and buyer both have to ensure that the cattle is not being bought or sold across the country's livestock markets market for slaughter purposes.

Author: 0 Kadyrov Invites French, German Leaders To Investigate Reports Of Gay Abuse

Meeting Putin for the first time, Macron told a news conference that France and Russian Federation must cooperate to "eradicate terrorist groups" in Syria and did not directly criticise Moscow's role there. In addition to the abuse of gay men within Chechnya , the two leaders also discussed other issues, according to ABC News. He also fended off claims he had sought to influence the electoral outcome by meeting Mr Macron's far-Right rival Marine Le Pen, whom he appeared to ...

Author: 0 Limbaugh: Republicans 'Don't Want to Cut Taxes,' 'Don't Want to Help Trump'

Both sides agree additional revenue sources are needed to meet the state's obligations. "So voters gave Republicans the Senate", he continued, "and Mitch McConnell said, 'Well, the first thing you have to know is it takes 60 votes to do anything in the Senate, and we don't have 60 votes".

Author: 0 Trump has 'made a mistake for future of our planet': Macron

As widely predicted, Trump announced Thursday that the USA would withdraw from the Paris climate agreement , but was willing to negotiate a new deal, though few countries looked likely to respond positively to that proposal. Before Trump announced his decision , giant companies like Apple, Google, Twitter , Amazon, Facebook , Tesla, Microsoft and IBM released a full page advertisement in New York Times and urged Trump to "keep the United States in the Paris Agreement on climate ...

Author: 0 Sterling weakens after new poll shows slim Tory lead

However the Labour leader has unequivocally ruled out a deal with the SNP and Nicole Sturgeon who infamously swallowed up the Labour majority in Scotland in the 2015 election. How trusted are the polling companies? While doubts over polling remain after a failure to predict the UK's 2015 election result, the moves yesterday are emblematic of how the market has been shocked out of its pre-election complacency by mounting evidence that the race is getting tighter.

Global Putin Rejects Hacking Or Manipulations In Russian Elections
Author: 0 Putin Rejects Hacking Or Manipulations In Russian Elections

President Trump meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (l.) next to Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak. Meeting Putin for the first time, French president Macron launched a furious attack against Russian media for deploying "lying propaganda" to try and smear his election campaign.

Global Latest Us Planned Missile Test Attracts North Korean Government's Eye Suspiciously
Author: 0 Latest Us Planned Missile Test Attracts North Korean Government's Eye Suspiciously

He said it "flew at a higher altitude and longer range and higher velocity than any other target we've flown to date". North Korea is threatening a sixth nuclear test. That's the word from the Pentagon - which says the realistic test mirrored the missile threat from North Korea and Iran. With congressional support, the Pentagon is increasing by the end of this year the number of deployed interceptors, based in California and Alaska, to 44 from the current total of 36.

Author: 0 President Trump will withdraw US from Paris climate agreement

Kushner, on the other hand, came around to the view that the standards set out in the agreement did not work for the USA economy, a senior administration official said. "They will find in France a second homeland", he said. I call on them: "'Come here with us to work together on concrete solutions for our climate'".

Global U.S. intel chief mum on possible Trump pressure on Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 U.S. intel chief mum on possible Trump pressure on Russian Federation probe

According to the Post's sources, both Coats and Rogers felt Trump's request was "inappropriate" and refused to comply. Meanwhile, former CIA director John Brennan also told the committee on Tuesday that he "encountered and am aware of information and intelligence that revealed contacts and interactions between Russian officials and US persons involved in the Trump campaign".

Author: 0 Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in Marawi friendly fire

Philippine airstrikes aimed at Islamist militants who are holding hostages as human shields in a southern city killed 11 soldiers, authorities said Thursday , as they conceded hundreds of gunmen may have escaped a blockade. He said a U.S. long-range aircraft also shares intelligence information with local authorities. And there were stories-stories of things that mothers and fathers hope never happen to their families.

Author: 0 Is Jared Kushner on borrowed time?

It is hard to understand exactly what motivated Jared Kushner to propose secret back-channel communications with Russian Federation last December. This past week, matters grew even more serious for Trump with new media reports of the president's son-in-law and now-White House adviser Jared Kushner prior to Trump taking office allegedly attempting to establish an unsecured, back-channel way of communicating with the Russians.

Author: 0 Former FBI director to testify in Russian Federation probe

As of Wednesday, no member of the Senate Intelligence Committee had given any confirmation that Comey is set to testify, either via their Twitter accounts or in a public statement. But a week later, Trump wrote a rather threatening message to Comey on Twitter , saying he hoped the fired official didn't have any "tapes" of their conversations before he went to the press.

Global Mets reportedly fire employee who flipped off fan as Mr. Met
Author: 0 Mets reportedly fire employee who flipped off fan as Mr. Met

The team also responded with an apology for the incident. The Mets said the offending employee would not be the mascot again and that someone else filled the role for this game. "On the first spring morning of "63, with the dew still dampening Coogan's Bluff, Casey Stengel, the old skipper of the young Mets , saw a figure in the distance".

Author: 0 Worker missing after fatal blast at Wisconsin corn mill

The explosion occurred at the Didion Milling Plant in Cambria at about 11 p.m. Wednesday, prompting the response of several neighboring fire and police departments. Friday after emergency crews declared the area sufficiently stable. Didion has also paid fines and settlements with state and federal regulators over workplace safety and environmental protection violations.

Author: 0 With wind in sails, Corbyn wins hearts in Brexit town

He said the Tories are "weak and wobbly" and can not be believed following the PM's U-turn on the so-called "dementia tax" and her failure to set out how many pensioners stand to lose their winter fuel payments, policies which have been widely credited as a major factor in the narrowing of the polls.

Author: 0 Angry Europe vows to defend climate pact after Trump pullout

Trump's decision went not only against the stand of his own daughter and son-in-law, but also of some servile cabinet members, several lawmakers, major corporations, industry titans, and even Pope Francis, all of whom pressed with varying degrees of intensity for the United States staying in the Accord.

Global Japan lower house OKs bill allowing emperor to abdicate
Author: 0 Japan lower house OKs bill allowing emperor to abdicate

Akihito, the first Japanese emperor who was never considered divine, has worked for decades to soothe the wounds at home and overseas of World War Two, fought in his father Hirohito's name. The legislator pointed out that more than 60 percent of the emperors, including Akihito, who is the 125th emperor, have stepped down since Emperor Kogyoku, the 35th emperor and a woman, in 645.

Global Putin urges US business to help normalize Russia-US ties
Author: 0 Putin urges US business to help normalize Russia-US ties

Putin added he was "deeply convinced" that hackers could not decisively influence the evolution of an electoral campaign in another country. "No information will change the minds of a foreign people and the outcome [of an election]". Russia's hopes for better ties with President Donald Trump's administration have been dashed by the congressional and FBI investigations into the Trump campaign's ties with Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Trump withdrawal from climate deal gets mixed response from U.S. companies

President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would withdraw the United States from the landmark 2015 global agreement to fight climate change, a move that fulfilled a major campaign pledge but drew condemnation from U.S. Past year was the warmest since records began in the 19th century, as global average temperatures continued a rise dating back decades that scientists attribute to greenhouse gases.

Author: 0 Republicans hail Trump for exiting Paris climate deal

Customers in other countries might also seek to boycott U.S. products in retaliation for Mr Trump leaving Paris. With the United States , the world's second-largest emitter of greenhouse-gas emissions after China, walking away from the accord, other countries will presumably have to ramp up their ambitions still further if they want to avoid the prospect of risky warming.

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

Spicer's response was met with laughter from the White House press corps. Spicer discussed ongoing possible connections to Jared Kushner and Russians, the president's worldwide trip, and other topics. Except, what? The simplest explanation, which is nearly always the right explanation, is that Trump meant to write "coverage", accidentally typed " covfefe " and then went to bed without either realizing the misspelling or even that he had sent the tweet at all.

Global Trump's Press Chief Quits Amid White House Shake-up
Author: 0 Trump's Press Chief Quits Amid White House Shake-up

It is hard to understand exactly what motivated Jared Kushner to propose secret back-channel communications with Russian Federation last December. His last day has not yet been determined. One key question: Whether Kushner meant to undermine USA foreign policy. Kushner spoke to Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak about opening a line of communication to explore options as the new administration developed a Syria policy, according to a person familiar with the discussions.

Global Congress leader CP Joshi elected Rajasthan Cricket Association president
Author: 0 Congress leader CP Joshi elected Rajasthan Cricket Association president

CP Joshi's win could mark a new beginning for Rajasthan cricket that has suffered much since winning the Ranji Trophy twice in 2010/11 and 2011/12. The ballot boxes were kept in government treasury before being brought to the RCA academy , where after a long drama, the results were announced by election officer A K Pandey.

Author: 0 This Old Ivanka Trump Tweet About Jared Kushner Is Hilariously Prescient

While his departure day is still unknown, he resigned on May 18th in a private meeting with president Trump and offered to stay on until the President completed his first worldwide trip to ease the transition. The term became a top trending item on Twitter, with many users supplying tongue-in-cheek meanings. Democrats thought all the officials were "hopeless as administration spokespersons", though opinions on Pence were more divided among Democrats than the other administration ...

Author: 0 White House Will No Longer Take Questions About Trump And Russia

The tweet - which many assumed misspelled "coverage" - remained online for approximately six hours, during which time Twitter users had a field day with it. "In fact, you can't make it up". President Trump , who is supported by the GOP, was assailed by a number of questions related to Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Trump Steps Back From Promise to Move U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , who welcomed Trump to the city last week, expressed disappointment at the delay but made it clear he still values Trump's support. The waiver is nearly always justified on the basis of further complicating the peace process between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, which actively warns against such a move.

Author: 0 EU, China seek to save Paris deal amid furore over Trump pullout

I spoke with President Trump on Tuesday and tried to persuade him to keep the U.S.in the agreement. "We are going to see closer cooperation between China and the European Union in accelerating the energy transition into a low-carbon economy", said Frank Yu of energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie.

Author: 0 China vows to uphold climate pact after USA pullout

The decision confirms Trump's "doctrine of America against the rest", writes the Volkskrant on Friday. And today, France, Germany and Italy issued a joint statement saying the Paris Agreement can not be renegotiated. But make no mistake: "If President Trump won't lead, the American people will", Gore said in a statement . China has just announced that it will cancel plans to build more than 100 coal-fired plants.

Global Senate to hear from Comey; Dems raise new Sessions questions
Author: 0 Senate to hear from Comey; Dems raise new Sessions questions

The committee said Thursday that Comey will appear in an open session in the morning followed later in the day by a closed meeting with the panel. Comey's testimony probably will focus on the private meetings the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director had with Trump and subsequently chronicled in internal memos and recounted to associates who have divulged their contents to The Associated Press and other media outlets.

Global Korean dead, three injured in Manila shooting: embassy
Author: 0 Korean dead, three injured in Manila shooting: embassy

Policemen walk past a still smoldering part of a hotel at the Resorts World Manila complex, early Friday, June 2, 2017, in Manila , Philippines. Casinos in the Philippines are popular with foreign gamblers. A South Korean victim died in the evacuation. A guard was shot during the melee but survived, and more than 70 others suffered mostly minor injuries in a stampede to get away from the gunman, who was wielding an assault rifle.

Author: 0 Faulconer, Brown join backlash against Trump's Paris Accord withdrawal

Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) called President Trump "misguided" for removing the US from the Paris climate agreement , making her one of few Republicans to openly criticize the decision. "Thirteen thousand Pittsburghers are employed in the renewable energy industry, and sixty-six thousand across Pennsylvania, and renewable jobs are the largest employer in the energy industry", he said .

Author: 0 Trump creates a Twitter 'covfefe'

Mainstream media outlets spent most of Wednesday morning trying to define " covfefe ", a nonsense word people noticed in an incomplete predawn tweet dispatched by the president. But coming amid reports Trump will pull the United States out of a global climate deal, the " covfefe " phenomenon illustrated how his Twitter habit can divert attention from his policy agenda.

Author: 0 Taiwan's environmental efforts to continue despite Trump climate decision

Best of all , much of it is happening on the global stage, independent of United States federal decisions. China, he said, will be allowed to build hundreds of additional coal plants. So despite a shift in federal policy, action on the ground is likely to continue. Germany's environment minister underscored that on Friday, saying "there will be no new deal with the United States" on climate change .

Author: 0 United States backs out of Paris climate accord

Here are five things that could be affected by the decision. America's ratification of the convention was approved by the Senate after being signed by President H W Bush. This isn't the first time Musk has publicly opposed the Trump administration. "Today, the future livability of our planet was threatened by President Trump's careless decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement ", DiCaprio wrote on facebook .

Author: 0 Philippine police seek casino attacker's identity; 36 dead

Bomb sniffing dogs walk outside a hotel at the Resorts World Manila complex, early Friday, June 2, 2017 , in Manila , Philippines . A senior White House official later confirmed that the President had been "briefed that media reports indicated ISIS had taken credit".

Author: 0 China vows to uphold climate pact after United States pullout

The Paris Agreement commits countries to take action to limit temperature rises to "well below" 2C above pre-industrial levels and pursue efforts to keep them to 1.5C, which requires emissions to be cut to net zero by the second half of the century.

Author: 0 UK's May urged to take tougher line against Trump on climate

Merkel, who has had strained relations with the US president even before this decision, reiterated her anger Friday. Germany's environment minister underscored that on Friday, saying "there will be no new deal with the United States" on climate change.

Global Trump went to Riyadh like peddler: Iran's Velayati
Author: 0 Trump went to Riyadh like peddler: Iran's Velayati

President Donald Trump listens during a ceremony to mark the opening of the Global Center for Combatting Extremist Ideology , Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh . "You need surveillance, you have to deal with the mosques whether we like it or not", he added. Trump's visit was laden with religious symbolism.

Author: 0 China's media calls Trump's withdrawal from Paris accord ''global setback''

Environmental activists say that the world superpower, the United States , over the years, has caused a lot of damage to the environment bringing negative impact to our climate. During December 2015 United Nations in Paris , the head of the Nicaraguan delegation, Paul Oquist, denounced the agreement , calling it a "path to failure".

Global Donald Trump pleased with his communication team: White House
Author: 0 Donald Trump pleased with his communication team: White House

For example, Trump has entertained bringing his former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, and former deputy campaign manager, David Bossie, more formally back into the fold. The president has denied any collusion, repeatedly denouncing the probes by a special counsel at the Justice Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and several congressional panels as a Democrat-backed effort to explain Hillary Clinton's upset defeat in the White House race.

Global Buchanan urges Trump to keep USA in climate accord
Author: 0 Buchanan urges Trump to keep USA in climate accord

Asked if Guterres was trying to send a message to Trump , his spokesman, Stéphane Dujarric, said: "It was important for the secretary general to clearly lay out his vision for moving forward on confronting climate change, an overriding global challenge that we must all confront collectively".

Global Hundreds protest Paris climate decision outside White House
Author: 0 Hundreds protest Paris climate decision outside White House

Hundreds of protesters showed up to the White House Thursday afternoon to voice their concerns about the President's decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord. Ford spokeswoman Christin Baker said on Thursday the No 2 United States automaker believes "climate change is real, and remain deeply committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions in our vehicles and our facilities".

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