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Author: 0 Vladimir Putin ridicules claims of Russian meddling in U.S. presidential vote

U.S. intelligence has accused Putin of ordering a hacking and influence campaign to tilt last year's election in Trump's favour, after the billionaire pledged to boost ties with Moscow. The nuclear power plant deal between the two countries was supposed to be signed by 2016 but a line of credit that was extended by India to Russian Federation obstructed the process.

Author: 0 Weather Channel not messing around as Trump leaves Paris deal

But now the US Weather Channel website has taken the criticism of Trump's decision to a whole new level, using the layout of their website to really send its message to the President. The first headline reads "Still Don't Care?" It's clear the site is calling out Trump and his supporters for the president's long-standing claims climate change is a hoax - specifically perpetrated by the Chinese to put the U.S.at an economic disadvantage.

Author: 0 USGBC Condemns US Withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement

The president said the administration "will begin negotiations to re-enter either the Paris Accord, or an entirely new agreement ". "I made it clear that the UK wanted the United States to stay within the Paris agreement and that we continue to support the Paris agreement ".

Author: 0 Putin urges end to 'harmful chatter' over Russian meddling

Politicians, climate change alarmists and world leaders have been up in arms since Trump's announcement Thursday that the US would exit the 2015 agreement entered into by former President Obama. Trump has labeled it a "witch hunt", and accused Democrats of acting out of bitterness over their election loss. "This is a transferral, I repeat, of internal political squabbling in the United States onto the global arena", he said.

Author: 0 OECD holds out hope US may return to Paris climate pact

And while leaders around the world are expressing their dismay, China sees this as an opportunity to become a global leader on climate change. Disney later issued a longer statement from Iger. The CEO of General Electric, Jeff Immelt, said he was "disappointed" with the decision. "So, we can't build the plants, but they can, according to this agreement".

Author: 0 Putin ridicules claims of meddling in U.S. vote

Russian President Vladimir Putin seemed to suggest Thursday that "patriotic hackers" may have meddled in the U.S. election, but insisted that none of their potential activities were state-backed. "It's harmful, hurting worldwide relations, the global economy, security and the fight against terror". Western intelligence agencies have accused Russian Federation of disseminating fake news ahead of the USA and French elections in the hope of getting Donald Trump and National Front leader ...

Global Germany and China should cooperate on protecting climate - Merkel
Author: 0 Germany and China should cooperate on protecting climate - Merkel

He said China had "in recent years has stayed true to its commitment" to address the issue - a hint that the U.S. would pay a diplomatic price for signing up to an worldwide agreement, then abandoning it. At a regularly scheduled news conference Thursday, Hua said: "No matter whether other countries' positions may change, we will continue to uphold" a model of sustainable development.

Author: 0 Chinese activists probing Ivanka Trump suppliers missing

One plant is in the city of Dongguan in southern Guangdong province and the other is in Ganzhou. Li said China Labor Watch asked police about the Deng and the two other investigators, Li Zhao and Su Heng, on Monday but received no reply.

Global Brazil's J&F agrees to pay $3.2 billion fine in leniency agreement
Author: 0 Brazil's J&F agrees to pay $3.2 billion fine in leniency agreement

SAO PAULO May 31 J&F Investimentos, controlling shareholder of the world´s largest meatpacker, JBS SA, agreed with Brazilian prosecutors late on Tuesday to pay a 10.3 billion real ($3.2 billion) fine for its role in corruption scandals. Other JBS executives in plea-bargain testimony accused Temer of taking almost $5 million in bribes from the company in recent years. Temer replaced former President Dilma Rousseff in August 2016 when the Federal Senate voted to remove her from office over ...

Author: 0 Trump Impresses and Presses in Speech to Top Muslim Leaders

Arab Islamic American Summit on Sunday is planning to establish the Middle East Strategic Alliance by 2018 with focus on their fight against terrorism, counter-piracy and also to protect the region's waterways and ship routes. But Trump selected Saudi Arabia for his first overseas trip. The tour will include Saudi Arabia , Israel, Italy and Belgium and President Trump will be attending both the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and G7 summits.

Author: 0 Game Words with Friends adds Trump's 'covfefe' to its list

WASHINGTON (AP) - Covfefe (cuv-fey-fey) noun: A sure sign that President Donald Trump has regained control of his Twitter account. The response prompted the LIRR to delete the tweet, said spokesman Aaron Donovan. Check out the " covfefe " tweets below. "We are focused on the president's agenda", White House press secretary Sean Spicer answered. Now I own the EU-wide rights to what is maybe the world's most talked-about word right now.

Global Democrats Plot 'Revolution' to Circumvent Trump's Paris Decision
Author: 0 Democrats Plot 'Revolution' to Circumvent Trump's Paris Decision

The head of the Environmental Protection Agency has said America has nothing to apologise for on climate change and retains a seat at the negotiating table, claiming: "After all, we're the United States ". Trump peddled dozens of wildly disproven falsehoods in justifying exiting the agreement, which prompted swift backlash from the global community, diplomats, Trump's own Secretary of State , Rex Tillerson , and major usa companies like Apple, Microsoft and Intel.

Author: 0 Germany, France, Italy tell Trump Paris agreement is not renegotiable

Samantha Heath, head of the London Sustainability Exchange, said the polling in the U.S. following President Trump's move "shows that this is not a lost cause". "That should be our focus versus agreeing to unachievable targets that harm our economy and the American people", Pruitt added. While at last week's G7 conference in Italy, the leaders of France, Japan, Canada, Britain and Italy all urged the United States to remain in the climate deal.

Global Daimler says US expansion not linked to Trump's trade campaign
Author: 0 Daimler says US expansion not linked to Trump's trade campaign

European Climate Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete told reporters in Brussels he deeply regretted the United States pullout from the pact to fight the dangers of global warming, which was signed by more than 190 countries, and said it could not be renegotiated as Trump has suggested.

Author: 0 World forges ahead with Paris climate deal without Trump

Anticipating a possible USA pullout, officials from China and the European Union - two of the world's major polluters - have prepared a declaration reaffirming their commitment to the 2015 Paris Agreement , which is widely considered a landmark deal for bringing together nearly all countries under a common goal.

Author: 0 Putin: Military in Pacific is response to US

The head of the French government's cyber security agency, which investigated leaks from President Emmanuel Macron's election campaign, says they found no trace of a notorious Russian hacking group behind the attack. Ties between India and Russian Federation have strengthened constantly over 70 years irrespective of changes in the world, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi .

Global Republican governor joins coalition to uphold Paris climate agreement
Author: 0 Republican governor joins coalition to uphold Paris climate agreement

In the wake of Trump's exit, China , the European Union and other countries around the world have reaffirmed their commitment to the accord, leaving the USA on a diplomatic island with only Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega (and to be fair to Ortega, his country didn't join because the accords weren't strong enough).

Global EU, China united on climate, still divided over trade
Author: 0 EU, China united on climate, still divided over trade

Juncker, Li and European Council President Donald Tusk are vowing to forge ahead with the Paris agreement without the US. Li repeated that WTO rules had to be implemented and the EU should accept China's situation in the WTO had changed."This will send a signal to society and the market that we both abide by global rules and abide by multilateralism", Li said, although added that the new EU rules might satisfy Beijing."The European side indicated they are in the middle of a legislative ...

Author: 0 Modi leaves for France after wrapping up Russian Federation visit

Earlier, Modi along with Russian President Vladimir Putin attended the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. Kelly also asked Putin about alleged meetings with Trump's officials over the course of the campaign. "[In the vedas] it was mentioned...we have the right to milk nature, however, we do not have the right to exploit nature", he said. Mr Putin added that the President's move was avoidable, but conceded "what has been said has been said".

Global 1-year-old boy revived after heroin overdose, police say
Author: 0 1-year-old boy revived after heroin overdose, police say

In the 911 call, you can hear the dispatcher ask for their mom then try to talk her through CPR before medics arrive. Paramedics rushed the baby to the hospital where they administered a second dose of Narcan after the first round had failed.

Global Trump misrepresented MIT climate research, officials say
Author: 0 Trump misrepresented MIT climate research, officials say

On the other hand, the president's aides could say Trump accepts climate science, but that would annoy his radicalized base, and it would also create a responsibility to do something about the problem. The latest polling suggests in withdrawing from global action on climate change , the president is out of sync with the thinking in his own country.

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin to Megyn Kelly: US Hackers Could Have Framed Russia

The idea that the hacking had reportedly been carried out from Russian IP addresses which constituted meaningful evidence of anything was absurd, he said . "He found the right approach to those groups of the population, to those voters whom he targeted". Likening hackers to free-spirited artists acting according to their moods, he said cyber-attacks could be made to look like they had come from Russian Federation when they had not.

Global Former CIA head worried over Russia contacts
Author: 0 Former CIA head worried over Russia contacts

They also said an "escalating public frenzy" against Flynn and the appointment of a special counsel had created a legally perilous environment for Flynn to provide the information. individuals) do not know that the individual they are interacting with is a Russian", Brennan said. One of those protocols dictated that such secrets should be shared through intelligence channels and not through ministers and diplomats.

Author: 0 Don't Judge Trump For Exiting Climate Accord, Says Putin

In a speech to global businesses gathered for the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), he quoted the Vedas to say "exploiting of the nature is a crime but milking of the nature by humans is a right". "He is enable to find an approach to reach out to the electors whom he hoped for and they voted for him". Commenting on the same subject, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, "Bad summer weather in Russia is due to American imperialism".

Author: 0 Gianforte Wins Montana Special Election Despite The Assault Charge

The election result is a major blow to Democrats - the race had been seen as something of a litmus-test for how badly the scandals of the Trump Administration were affecting Republican chances statewide. "That's why the Billings Gazette editorial board is also doing something without precedent: we're rescinding our editorial endorsement of Greg Gianforte".

Global New Visa Option to Boost Tourism and Business Ties with Singapore
Author: 0 New Visa Option to Boost Tourism and Business Ties with Singapore

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has branded United States President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Paris global climate change pact as "disappointing". we will follow through, ' Mr Frydenberg told ABC TV on Friday. However, he also acknowledged the substantial cost of the US commitment to stability in the region, noting that he understood President Donald Trump's "request that those who benefit from the peace America secures do more militarily and financially to contribute".

Global Putin says patriotic hackers could be fighting for Russian Federation
Author: 0 Putin says patriotic hackers could be fighting for Russian Federation

Modi said the two leaders had made a decision to speed up the bilateral cooperation in all fields, for which an "Action Plan" has been devised. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday insisted the Kremlin did not interfere in last year's USA election, telling NBC's Megyn Kelly that even her "underage daughter" could have pulled off the hacks that roiled the campaign.

Author: 0 Trump's Warm Welcome in the Middle East Is No Surprise

After enduring eight years of the Obama administration, Rubin says he had "high hopes" that Trump would personally state that Jerusalem is the "undivided capital" of Israel. "I know you've heard it before". He declined to reiterate stated US -policy on a two-state construct for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian dispute, nor did he repeat his earlier calls to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to slow Israeli settlement building in disputed areas of the West Bank.

Global Video Sea Lion Violently Hauls Little Girl Off British Columbia Wharf
Author: 0 Video Sea Lion Violently Hauls Little Girl Off British Columbia Wharf

In Fujiwara's video posted to Twitter , the sea lion pops up toward the girl as bystanders laugh. As onlookers scream, a man immediately gets into the water to save the girl. In the clip a crowd begins to form around the animal and feed it breadcrumbs as it comes closer. "Yeah, there were no injuries or anything, everyone was good, but everyone was pretty shocked", Fujiwara said .

Global Putin Praises 'Patriotic' Russian Hackers He Definitely Doesn't Know Or Employ
Author: 0 Putin Praises 'Patriotic' Russian Hackers He Definitely Doesn't Know Or Employ

Speaking at a meeting with senior editors of leading worldwide news agencies in St Petersburg, Mr Putin denied state involvement in hacking insisting "we never engage in that at the state level". Putin also sounded off Friday about USA scrutiny of meetings between Trump's team and Russia's ambassador to the United States. The Kremlin leader, who has been in power for 17 years and is widely expected to seek re-election next March, compared Russian hackers to free-spirited "artists" who ...

Author: 0 Putin: Normalization of Russia-US ties to benefit both sides

Megyn Kelly, now working for NBC News, was moderating a panel discussion in St. Petersburg when she asked Putin about United States intelligence agencies' conclusions that Russian Federation had interfered with the 2016 US election. "I am committed to substantially strengthening and advancing our multi-faceted partnership with France", Modi had said. During the lead-up to the US presidential election, Trump sparked outrage with his comments about Kelly's moderation of a Republican ...

Author: 0 Philippine army hits own troops, kills 10 in Marwai City

The plane was making a bombing run over militant positions in Marawi city on Wednesday when one bomb accidentally hit army troops locked in close battle with extremists who had taken cover in buildings and houses, military spokesman Brig.

Author: 0 Hacking attacks could be work of Russian patriots, says Putin

Although Putin has previously spoken about the national security importance to Russia of the Northern Territories, this was the first time the Russian leader publicly raised concerns about US military bases being built on the four islands off the southeastern coast of Hokkaido.

Author: 0 Labour closing gap in opinion polls after 'wobbly week' for Tories

Theresa May calls snap electionWho are the main parties? Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said while May was no longer certain of increasing her parliamentary majority, she was sceptical about suggestions the Conservatives would lose their current slim majority.

Author: 0 Conway Leaves Door Open To Trump Blocking Comey's Senate Testimony

He said he had not spoken to the White House counsel, Don McGahn, about the matter. I mean where oftentimes they give us opinions that we don't see a case there and so you ought to stop investing resources in it. But Trump himself has repeatedly said that the Russian Federation probe was on his mind when he removed Comey. Specifically, according to sources familiar with the matter, at no point in the weeks and months before Comey's termination did Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein or ...

Author: 0 Could executive privilege block Comey testimony?

The term was not coined until the 1950s, but most presidents have invoked some version of it, said Mark Rozell, a professor of government at George Mason University. Comey associates have said that he will likely testify that Trump asked him to end the FBI investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Global What was James Comey thinking when he met with Trump?
Author: 0 What was James Comey thinking when he met with Trump?

The hearings could add to problems facing the president over probes into alleged Russian meddling in last year's USA election and potential collusion by his campaign. The Justice Department has acknowledged that Sessions was at the Mayflower Hotel event in Washington but said there were no private or side conversations that day.

Global German Politicians Reject Trump Decision over Paris Agreement
Author: 0 German Politicians Reject Trump Decision over Paris Agreement

Her main challenger in September, the Social Democrats' candidate Martin Schulz , doubled down on Merkel's Sunday comments, saying the summits made it clear that Trump was a president "who wants to humiliate others, who presents himself like an authoritarian ruler".

Author: 0 Fierce battle over last ISIL-held enclave in Mosul

Sha'aban Nasiri, a former major-general in Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, was killed in battle near Mosul , Joint Operation Command spokesman Col. Iraqi forces have taken another step toward wrestling Mosul from ISIS. "Civilians are going to be at the most extreme risk they have been during the entire campaign", she said.

Global China vows to uphold Paris climate deal
Author: 0 China vows to uphold Paris climate deal

Japan's environment minister, Koichi Yamamoto, said in Tokyo: "I'm not just disappointed, but also feel anger". "So we are getting out, but we will start to negotiate and see if we can make a deal that's fair", he said. Macron's dig at Trump came amidst a tidal wave of global condemnation for the USA president's move. Climate issues were expected to dominate discussions Friday between Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, who is leading a large delegation of ministers to Brussels, and EU ...

Global Trump Administration Sets Up Staff to Respond to Anything about Russia Interference
Author: 0 Trump Administration Sets Up Staff to Respond to Anything about Russia Interference

But Corey Lewandowski is declined to say whether he's been contacted by Trump or anyone else about a return engagement as the president considers an overhaul of his communications team. Senate Democrats are pressing for information to make out a case of perjury against Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who originally said under oath that he had not met with the Russians during the 2016 campaign.

Author: 0 ACP: Withdrawal from Paris Agreement undermines health threats from climate change

French President Emanuel Macron echoed Trump's Make America Great Again slogan with one that was more relevant for a global audience, while others added the USA president to beloved 90s cartoons. Climate analysts say Trump's many attempts to roll back climate regulations since becoming president had already been jeopardizing America's ability to meet its Paris commitments.

Author: 0 Trump's climate decision puts USA on a lonely path

Citing environmentalists, Xinhua news agency called Trump "reckless and foolish", and said he was isolating the United States . The dismay from Asia carried additional sting as nations such as China and India - once scorned as runaway polluters - now portray themselves as responsible global citizens and leaders in trying to limit climate change .

Author: 0 Korean missile lands in Sea of Japan

However, North Korea did not conduct any missile tests during the two months from Trump's election to his inauguration. The U.S. Pacific Command said it tracked what appeared to be a short-range ballistic missile for six minutes and assessed it did not pose a threat to North America.

Global Trump stands by Kushner amid Federal Bureau of Investigation probe and reported tensions
Author: 0 Trump stands by Kushner amid Federal Bureau of Investigation probe and reported tensions

The Russian banker who met with President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner , a month before the inauguration refused Friday to say what they discussed and whether he's been contacted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Yet, according to several media outlets, Mr. Trump wasn't happy with the way his communications team has managed the administration's allegedly ties with the Russian government.

Global Manila casino attack kills dozens
Author: 0 Manila casino attack kills dozens

Earlier, authorities said 35 dead victims were found in the casino area in Resorts World Manila after a lone gunman fired shots and set fire to gambling tables in the early hours of Friday morning. As the gunman left, he exchanged shots with a building guard who managed to shoot him in the leg after being wounded, police and casino officials said.

Author: 0 India, Russia to set up JVs to build aircraft, automobiles

Petersburg I. Both the House and the Senate are conducting investigations into Russian influence in the election and possible collusion between the Trump administration and the Kremlin. Vladimir Putin said the USA investigation into Russian interference in the election is like "anti-Semitism", during a panel discussion with Megyn Kelly , ahead of the former Fox News anchor's Sunday sit-down interview with the Russian president.

Global IS says it carried out Manila casino attack
Author: 0 IS says it carried out Manila casino attack

According to security footage viewed by police, the gunman entered via the parking lot. Police operatives were clearing the hotel floors from the 1st level to the 9th when they spotted the gunman who dashed from the 5th floor down to the 2nd floor.

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