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Author: 0 Investors bet Trump climate withdrawal to boost US drilling

China was long viewed as a major obstacle to a binding global climate deal, especially during 2009 negotiations in Copenhagen, where Beijing insisted advanced industrial nations should bear the bulk of the burden when it comes to cutting CO2.

Global Trump Calls Philippines Casino Fire a 'Terrorist Attack,' Causing Laughter Among Officials
Author: 0 Trump Calls Philippines Casino Fire a 'Terrorist Attack,' Causing Laughter Among Officials

CNN reported that, according to Southern Police District Director Superintendent Tomas Apolinario, it does not appear that the 36 victims were shot, but that they died due to smoke inhalation and "suffocation". Police in the country's capital said the man did not aim his assault rifle at people and appeared to just be interested in the robbery. "The room was carpeted and of course the tables, highly combustible".

Global House Intelligence Panel Issues Subpoenas, Including on Susan Rice's Unmasking
Author: 0 House Intelligence Panel Issues Subpoenas, Including on Susan Rice's Unmasking

Flynn's representatives told the committee in an email on Tuesday that they would start turning over some subpoenaed documents in time to meet a deadline set by the panel, and that more documents will be turned over later. The House panel pursuing its own investigation of the Trump campaign and possible Russian Federation ties has also sought information from Comey, asking the FBI to turn over documents related to his interactions with both the White House and the Justice Department .

Author: 0 Putin says Snowden was wrong to leak secrets, but is no traitor

He made the remarks during a media sitdown at an economic forum in St. Petersburg , when a journalist asked the Russian leader to comment on fears in Germany that Russian hackers might seek to influence the upcoming presidential election there with information leaks similar to those seen in the 2016 USA election.

Global Trump's biggest goals at risk as Kushner is sucked into probe
Author: 0 Trump's biggest goals at risk as Kushner is sucked into probe

The disclosures from investigations stemming from Russian meddling in last year's election - coupled with the President's habit of undercutting his staff - have driven away candidates for West Wing jobs that normally would be among the most coveted in United States politics, according to people involved in the search.

Author: 0 Man arrested over Manchester attack released

Born in Britain to Libyan parents, Abedi is believed to have returned from a trip to Libya a few days before the bombing. Last week, a high-ranking Western government official told NPR, "Our assessment is he did not have the skills to build such a bomb, and the conclusion is there is a bomb-maker out there".

Author: 0 India and Russian Federation sign agreement on Kudankulam NPP III construction

With China , PM Modi said that though there is a border dispute , not a single shot has been fired across the border in the last 40 years. In comments to reporters at the St. "It reminds me of antisemitism - the Jews are to blame for everything. Was it so important who leaked it?" he said. "The economy has entered a new phase of expansion", Putin said.

Author: 0 Palestinian girl dies a day after stabbing Israeli soldier

According to Israeli military, the attacker was taken to the same hospital as the stabbed serviceman, who escaped with a minor wound. The Palestinian Foreign Ministry denounced, in a press statement, the Israeli soldiers" field execution of the teenager, calling upon human rights and humanitarian organizations to promptly document the details of this "heinous' crime and other crimes committed by Israel against the Palestinian people to be submitted to the International Criminal Court (ICC).

Author: 0 Putin: Russia doesn't hack, but 'patriotic' individuals might

He blamed the Democrats for the failure to acknowledge their mistakes in the campaign, and "taking internal U.S. political squabbles into global arena". While Mr Trump sparked dismay among many by withdrawing from the agreement to cut greenhouse gases, the Russian President said he did not "judge" his counterpart in Washington.

Author: 0 After dumping Paris climate deal, Donald Trump calls world leaders

Pulling out of Paris would make it harder for the world, to reach a safer and more prosperous future. Fiji Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama, who will serve as president of upcoming United Nations climate talks in Germany later this year, labelled the U.S.

Author: 0 Hosts England beat Bangladesh in curtain raiser

England dropped leg-spinner Adil Rashid from their side, with his place effectively taken by Nottinghamshire paceman Jake Ball. Meanwhile, Mushfiqur Rahim was also providing with necessary support as both the veteran batsmen were carrying one with the pro batting style.

Author: 0 Former FBI Director James Comey to testify on June 8

Former FBI director James B. Comey is expected to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee next Thursday at 10 a.m., the committee announced Thursday. Comey reportedly detailed that request, as well as other interactions with the president, in a series of memos. On Wednesday, the House Intelligence Committee issued subpoenas for Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen and his former national security adviser Michael Flynn - who was also allegedly part of the discussions between ...

Author: 0 Leaders pledge to boost climate efforts after Trump decision

President Donald Trump speaks about the United States role in the Paris climate change accord in the Rose Garden, Thursday, June 1, 2017 , in Washington. Embassy in Berlin, Germany , Friday, June 2, 2017. Trump says he wants to renegotiate a better deal for the United States, and then would consider reentering the agreement.

Author: 0 Paris Agreement: Trump Misunderstood MIT's Climate Research Used to Justify Withdrawal

Trump says he will begin negotiations for a new agreement , which would require the approval of hundreds of other nations. Mr Musk said: " Climate change is real". Therefore it can not be renegotiated based on the request of a single Party (the US), the UNFCCC said in a statement . China and the U.S., the second biggest polluter, are together responsible for some 40 percent of the world's emissions and experts had warned that it is vital for both to remain in the Paris agreement if ...

Global Germany Cancels Afghan Group Deportations After Deadly Blast In Kabul
Author: 0 Germany Cancels Afghan Group Deportations After Deadly Blast In Kabul

No armed group has yet claimed responsibility . "All the targets were hit", a Russian military statement said. "I wish the injured the speediest possible recovery", the telegram of condolences reads. Afghan troops backed by United States and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces have been struggling t beat back the insurgents, and the White House is considering sending thousands more soldiers to break the deadlock in the battle against the Taliban.

Author: 0 May seen 13 seats short of majority - YouGov

General elections usually take place every five years in the United Kingdom but Prime Minister May surprised many by calling a "snap" election in April, a move she said would strengthen her hand ahead of Brexit negotiations. Immigration is one of the hot button issues of the election, an issue complicated by Bexit, the rights of EU citizens in the United Kingdom, and the European refugee crisis.

Author: 0 Fact-Checking Trump's Speech On Paris Climate Agreement Withdrawal

They said they needed a seat at the table during worldwide climate discussions to advocate for coal's place in the global energy mix. Many policymakers recognize that the decline of coal is due to technological factors resulting in cheap natural gas, and not regulations.

Author: 0 The Paris Agreement is more important than one country

While it is too early to predict how Chinese and European leadership will manifest in practice, in the face of American obstruction they are arguably the world's best hope, if not its only hope. The pullout will align the United States with Syria and Nicaragua as the world's only non-participants in the accord. But Cañete went on to say that Trump's decision had "galvanized us rather than weakened us" and that the Paris accord signatories would remain "on the right side of history".

Author: 0 Comey clear to testify about Trump talks, says special counsel

Trump, after firing Comey, cited him for 'poor performance, ' among a variety of other faults. "He played a key role as FBI Director in conducting certainly a preliminary investigation into this whole issue". Spicer used the first eleven minutes of the daily White House briefing to tout Mr. Trump's overseas trip, labeling it "extraordinarily successful". Trump, for his part, has acknowledged he had the Trump-Russia investigation on his mind when he pulled the trigger on Comey's firing, as ...

Author: 0 May and Corbyn prepare for final pre-election TV grilling

Since 1974, it has always voted for the party that ended up winning the national election . Mr Corbyn is making a speech in York to set out his plans to create one million "high quality" jobs by investing £250 billion in industry. She was predicted a whopping majority - after all, why would she trigger a vote if she wasn't sure of victory ? Corbyn's drive to align Labour more closely with its socialist roots and eschew the pro-business centrist platform championed by three-time ...

Author: 0 Bodies Found after Gunman Sets Fire to Philippine Casino

Police had said on multiple occasions that the attack was not related to terrorism, and emphasized that there was only one person, not multiple attackers involved. He said the woman was not moving afterward, but he didn't know what happened to her. "We also do not find any direct link to terrorist activities in Marawi", he added.

Author: 0 Putin: Syria chemical attack was provocation against Assad

Earlier, Mr Putin urged US business executives to help improve Russian-US relations, amid continuing Western sanctions. Snowden had the right to act in the way he did however, said Putin, who said he agreed that US surveillance had become too intrusive, while praising his own country's intelligence services for operating within the law.

Author: 0 Hillary 'cracks' covfefe: Secret note for Russian Federation

President Donald Trump has taken a swing on Twitter at one of his favourite punching bags, Democrat Hillary Clinton , his former presidential rival, and she has hit back with her own zinger. Conservative commentator Charles Krauthammer dismantled with expert precision the most "pathetic" features of the losing presidential campaign of Hillary Clinton , and the "self-pitying" excuses she made recently .

Author: 0 Trump targets India over Paris Climate Agreement

A Greenpeace banner showing U.S. President Donald Trump and the slogan '#TotalLoser, so sad!' is projected on the facade of the U.S. Embassy in Berlin, Germany, Friday, June 2, 2017. "But we will start to negotiate, and we will see if we can make a deal that's fair". The accord, agreed on by almost 200 countries in Paris in 2015, aims to limit planetary warming in part by slashing carbon dioxide and other emissions from the burning of fossil fuels.

Author: 0 Putin on Trump's withdrawal from Paris Accord: 'Don't worry, be happy'

He added that "we are patient, we know how to wait and we will wait".President Vladimir Putin has expressed regret that anti-Russian sentiments in the U.S. "It's time to stop that useless and harmful chatter". Putin said that evidence presented so far was "nothing concrete, only assumptions". President Trump's campaign aides are now being investigated over possible collusion with the Russian government.

Author: 0 EU and China to Reaffirm Support for Paris Climate Pact

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn labelled Mr Trump's move to withdraw from the Paris Agreement as "reckless and dangerous" and accused Mrs May of "subservience" and a failure of leadership in not signing up to the statement . Speaking to reporters Friday in Beijing , the spokeswoman said, "We think the Paris accord reflects the widest agreement of the global community with regards to eliminate change and parties should cherish this hard-won outcome".

Author: 0 Putin asks U.S. businessmen to help restore normal dialogue with Washington

PM Modi added that "We started the 'Digital India' campaign to close the digital divide, as this divide can create a lot of problems in any society". "We are primarily a state economy", Kudrin said, "and this is killing the entrepreneurial spirit". Regarding manufacturing sector, he said, "I see huge opportunities in manufacturing healthcare equipment, defense sector, services sector".

Author: 0 Patriotic Russians may have hacked election, says Putin

Petersburg Thursday. Besides the United States allegations of Russian meddling, tensions have risen during the Ukraine and Syria conflicts. He said those relations had hit "their lowest point since the Cold War". Russian President Vladimir Putin has said Americans must stop their "hysteria" about an alleged Russian deal with US President Donald Trump . The leaked emails from the DNC, followed by the hacking of Clinton Campaign Chairman John Podesta's personal email account, ...

Author: 0 Theresa May: Help me fulfil promise of Brexit

He said the Labour party was the only one which would get the right Brexit deal for "not just the minority, the wealthy, but everyone". Mr Corbyn was more cautious about spelling out Labour's plans in the case of an inconclusive election , but also insisted there would be no coalition deal.

Global Iran: President Hassan Rouhani wins re-election
Author: 0 Iran: President Hassan Rouhani wins re-election

Rouhani promised to continue his outward-facing, moderate vision for Iran, which included signing a nuclear deal between the United States and other countries in 2015. But the economy is still sluggish. Criticism has also been levelled at Rouhani for high unemployment which rose to 12.4 per cent a year ago. He also brought a more technocratic approach to the economy and tamed runaway inflation.

Author: 0 Trump backs probes of Obama administration

Another congressional source, who also requested anonymity, said Democrats were "informed and consulted" ahead of time, but committee aides said they were not told. Mike Conaway (R-Tex.) and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), also issued four other subpoenas focused on Russian Federation. Donald Trump backs probing the Obama administration.

Author: 0 Comey Expected To Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Fueling speculation about a Trump-Russia connection, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that "patriotically minded" private Russian hackers could have been involved in cyberattacks previous year to help Trump's presidential campaign.

Global US loses historic opportunity by withdrawing from Paris agreement - EP President
Author: 0 US loses historic opportunity by withdrawing from Paris agreement - EP President

There was a mix of dismay and anger across the world. Faso, R-Kinderhook, called Trump's decision "ill-advised" and said the USA should not abandon voluntary efforts to reduce the emissions that contribute to climate change . "Apparently these big companies ran the numbers and it turns out if climate change destroys human life on earth, it could be bad for business", Kimmel said.

Global Philippine police seek casino attacker's identity
Author: 0 Philippine police seek casino attacker's identity

Police say a gunman stormed a crowded Manila casino and used gasoline to set gambling tables on fire, creating clouds of smoke that swept through the crowds and killed at least 36 people. A maintenance worker from the casino told the same station that he saw a woman fall from an upper floor while trying to escape. Mr Dela Rosa also said it was clear he was not a terrorist and instead possibly a "sore loser".

Author: 0 Putin ridicules US focus on ambassador contacts

Putin, a former KGB officer and ex-head of Russia's Federal Security Service, made his comments about Snowden in an interview with USA film director Oliver Stone. Speaking at a meeting with senior editors of leading global news agencies in St Petersburg , Mr Putin denied state involvement in hacking insisting "we never engage in that at the state level".

Author: 0 No evidence about Russia's interference in U.S. polls: Putin

He said there's still time to reach a new deal but not without the US, so the worldwide community should "create the conditions for joint work". President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that allegations there had been a secret deal between Moscow and Donald Trump before his inauguration as US president were "hysteria".

Author: 0 Timing may thwart Trump's move to quit Paris climate pact

Some administration officials who opposed leaving the Paris climate deal think their colleagues used dubious data to convince President Trump to do so, according to The Washington Post . Countries on six continents have questioned the USA following President Trump's decision . But Britain did not sign a joint statement by the leaders of Germany , France and Italy, who said they regretted Trump's decision and insisted that the accord can not be renegotiated.

Author: 0 Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify next week in Russia probe

Trump has repeatedly dismissed allegations that his campaign collaborated with Russian Federation ahead of the presidential election. The House Intelligence Committee's investigation is one of several congressional probes into Russian Federation, along with one by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Author: 0 Modi leaves for Russian Federation

In the last three years there have been substantial reforms guided by the principle of 'Minimum Government, Maximum Governance. The Prime Minister said that India believes in an open economy. He said a "digital divide" can not be allowed to take root in the society. Economic relations are expanding, the Prime Minister said. He said India has made 7,000 reforms targeting "Ease of Doing Business".

Global House Intel Committee Subpoenas Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen
Author: 0 House Intel Committee Subpoenas Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen

Subpoenas were also approved for their firms Flynn Intel LLC and Michael D. Cohen and Associates PC. Former White House National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has told the Senate Intelligence Committee he will begin turning over some documents subpoenaed by the panel, according to a government source familiar with the matter.

Author: 0 Iraqi civilians face great hardships in Mosul

They described the advance on Mosul's Old City as "cautious" and the clashes on Sunday as "sporadic". "In a bid to impede the Iraqi forces' progress, Daesh terrorists began to spread snipers in the old city of Mosul , beside using suicide bombers and vehicle bomb attacks", the Iraqi general command said, using an Arabic acronym for ISIS.

Global 37 killed in Philippines casino attack 'claimed by IS' (Fifth Lead)
Author: 0 37 killed in Philippines casino attack 'claimed by IS' (Fifth Lead)

None of the bodies had gunshots, authorities said. The violence unfolded as Muslim militants aligned with IS fended off government forces for a 10th day in the southern city of Marawi. A USA intelligence official reportedly said that "a laugh went up" in the Situation Room after Trump spoke. Dela Rosa ruled out the reports that the Islamic State group ( ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Author: 0 Trump hails Oklahoma soldier who died in Afghanistan at Arlington National Cemetery

Kelly at his son's graveside. And Fergie, a member of the American Legion, who says she remembers the fallen everyday, but Memorial Day is a special time to pay tribute. Trump said the stories of these soldiers are now woven into the soul of our nation. After laying a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Trump spoke in remembrance of fallen soldiers and respect for their families, alongside members of the military and his administration, including Chairman of the Joint Chiefs ...

Global Led coalition strike kills founder of Islamic State media outlet - brother
Author: 0 Led coalition strike kills founder of Islamic State media outlet - brother

Muhammad Khaled, executive manager of Aleppo 24, an activist-operated media platform and a former friend of Meshaal, told AP his wife remained in critical condition. In April, ISIS eulogized a French-born U.S./Syria dual citizen who had been wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and considered a recruiter and essential operative in the jihadist group's media efforts.

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