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Author: 0 Vladimir Putin likens US election allegations to anti-Semitism

He compared repeated USA assertions that Moscow deliberately tried to undermine Clinton to "anti-Semitism" and said it was like "blaming the Jews". "It's easier to say we are not guilty, the Russians are guilty..." Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday adamantly denied having any involvement in the USA election.

Author: 0 Flight turns back after passenger threatens to blow it up

He is expected to be brought to court on Thursday. A Malaysia Airlines Airbus A330, operating as flight MH128 from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur May 31, was forced to turn back after a passenger allegedly said they had a bomb and attempted to force entry to the cockpit.

Global Afghans mourn more than 90 dead in Kabul bomb
Author: 0 Afghans mourn more than 90 dead in Kabul bomb

Nine Afghan guards working for a US -contracted security company were also killed. The UN Security Council condemned them as "heinous and cowardly", and urged all countries to cooperate with the Afghan government in identifying and bringing the perpetrators to justice.

Author: 0 Griffin to address Trump beheading stunt

Griffin has canceled several shows this week, including two in California. Comedian Kathy Griffin warned Friday that Donald Trump "picked the wrong redhead" while commenting on the criticism she received this week for her controversial photo shoot, before lamenting shortly afterward that the president "broke" her.

Global Merkel, not Trump, rules on the world stage
Author: 0 Merkel, not Trump, rules on the world stage

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a news conference that following the announcement from President Donald Trump , all remaining parties of the Paris Agreement had to "look to the future". Echoing earlier remarks from his boss, European Union commissioner for climate action and energy, Miguel Arias Canete, pledged continued "global leadership" on climate change.

Global Hundreds demonstrate in Kabul for better security
Author: 0 Hundreds demonstrate in Kabul for better security

Some demonstrators also demanded the government execute the perpetrators of the bombing and those who support them. " Some of [the protesters] were beaten by police with sticks and some others detained ", a protester told AP. US President Donald Trump is said to be considering deploying more troops in Afghanistan and should the peace process be cancelled, it would plunge Afghanistan in a spiral of violence.

Author: 0 Putin Dismisses Intelligence About Russian Interference in Election as 'Assumptions'

Speaking at an economic forum in St Petersburg , Mr Putin strongly reaffirmed Russia's view that the Syrian president's forces were not responsible for the attack on April 4 in the opposition-controlled town of Khan Sheikhoun. intelligence agencies could have easily faked what he said was false evidence that Russian Federation had hacked the Democratic Party. India's environment minister Friday said his country is committed to the Paris climate accord irrespective of the position of ...

Author: 0 Man arrested at Trump hotel in DC with 2 guns

A man armed with a semi-automatic rifle was arrested in the early hours of yesteday at Trump International Hotel in the USA capital, averting what police called a "potential disaster". Police responded to the hotel around 1:50 a.m. after reports that a man had guns there. Adamik said the resident's daughter had received a text message from Moles that said "something to the effect of he was travelling to D.C.

Author: 0 Putin suggests US hackers could have interfered with election, blamed Russia

Refusing to be drawn into a debate on whether he supported or was opposed to President Donald Trump's action, Modi said he will take the side of the future generations and held the view that mankind can not exploit nature. Addressing the St Petersburg International Economic Forum in the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin , PM Modi said India has traditionally been respecting nature and desisted from exploiting it.

Global Vladimir Putin: 'Don't worry' about Trump climate deal move
Author: 0 Vladimir Putin: 'Don't worry' about Trump climate deal move

However, many economists think Paris would be roughly a trade-off - fewer jobs in polluting industries would be offset by more in renewable energy. The close relationship that she boasted of at the time is less of an asset in the light of Trump's decision to withdraw from the climate deal , a deal broadly supported in the U.K.

Author: 0 World leaders pledge to boost climate efforts after Trump move

Montreal's mayor isn't the only politician to speak out about Trump's announcement. "Am departing presidential councils". " Climate change is real, and we must act now. "If you really cared about that piece, and you're one of these CEOs crowing today, then you would say 'let's get a better deal, '" she said in the interview on Friday, adding that Trump had said he was open to future negotiations.

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin Faces Questions From Megyn Kelly in St. Petersburg

News anchor Megyn Kelly asked Vladimir Putin point blank on Friday about the various reports of Russian Federation interfering with the USA presidential election in 2016. Putin also criticised USA eavesdropping on its own allies like Germany, saying such activity inevitably backfired. "It will if it leads to NATO's breakup, but we aren't seeing any such breakup yet".

Global New York Mets mascot fired after flipping off fans
Author: 0 New York Mets mascot fired after flipping off fans

The play was initially called interference, but reversed after the umpires consulted together. Settling in for the start of a 162-game baseball season is, in its purest moments, like slapping on a virtual reality headset that lets us live through the ups and downs of remote players with alien talents and temperaments as a kind of group therapy.

Author: 0 Modi's reply to Trump's exit from Paris deal: Mankind can not exploit nature

Speaking on a panel at the 2017 St Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday, the Russian president told NBC News anchor Megyn Kelly that the USA election hack could have been accomplished by anyone-including her daughter. Also among those to criticise Mr Trump was European Council president Donald Tusk, who said the USA had made "a big mistake". Putin also sounded off Friday about USA scrutiny of meetings between Trump's team and Russia's ambassador to the United States.

Author: 0 Bloomberg pledges $15M to United Nations to cover U.S. climate share

The money will fund the UN's climate secretariat, which will lose money under Trump . "We will do what we have to do on our own to protect jobs, protect national security and protect the environment". Bruce Rauner to join the governors of 10 other states in pledging to uphold the Paris accord in IL. "I don't think we're going to change our effort to reduce our emission in the future, either".

Global Philippines' Duterte voices confidence of win against Islamic extremists
Author: 0 Philippines' Duterte voices confidence of win against Islamic extremists

Padilla said that the militants are still occupying commercial buildings as their "defensible enemy lairs" and use mosques as "sniper nests" to limit the movements of government forces. "We are still investigating, conducting an investigation headed by the [Armed Forces of the Philippines ] chief of staff what really happened", he said during a press conference Thursday.

Author: 0 Fury in Britain over Manchester attack leaks from US

The publication of the images which seemingly showed parts of bomber Salman Abedi's torn rucksack and a detonator, suspected to have been sent to the American newspaper by United States police officials, led to a spat between the country and British authorities.

Global Russia secret ties allegations nothing but 'hysteria': Putin
Author: 0 Russia secret ties allegations nothing but 'hysteria': Putin

According to state-owned news network Russia Today , Putin also noted that the Paris Agreement is still far off from entering effect. The US president said the agreement unfairly benefited countries like India and China. Petersburg on Friday. "They are all over our domestic policy, they're sitting on our head, dangling their feet and chewing a bubble gum". "They have been deep down in our domestic policies doing what they want, enjoying themselves, on a systemic basis for many years".

Global Mass evacuations as Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh
Author: 0 Mass evacuations as Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh

About 8,000 residents moved to storm shelters and hotels. There are an estimated 75,000 Muslim Rohingyas now living in Bangladesh , having fled persecution and violence in neighbouring Myanmar. "Nobody came to alert or evacuate us". The authorities are helping people to evacuate their houses and move to the relief camps made for the cyclone victims.

Author: 0 Climate change undeniable: United Nations chief after US' withdrawal

However, Putin said that he would not be judging Trump's decision as the US President probably thinks that the accord is not well thought out. Trump says he wants to renegotiate a better deal for the United States, and then would consider reentering the agreement.

Author: 0 How To Call Your Representative About The Paris Climate Accord

Putin, speaking at an economic forum in Russian Federation, said that although he thinks it would have been better for the U.S.to try to change the agreement rather than leave it, he isn't rushing to condemn Trump for his decision. Since the decision was made to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord, many of us are looking to leadership from Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel who display a level of calm, reasoned leadership missing from our president.

Global House committee issues subpoenas; Comey okay'd to testify
Author: 0 House committee issues subpoenas; Comey okay'd to testify

Committee aides complained that the chairman, Representative Devin Nunes , who publicly recused himself from leading the Russian Federation probe in April following a secret visit he paid to White House officials, failed to consult Democrats on the subpoenas.

Global More Arrests as UK Attack Linked to Network
Author: 0 More Arrests as UK Attack Linked to Network

Manchester police would not comment on information-sharing, but said at a news conference that the families of attack victims were distressed by leaks. British authorities have expressed outrage over the leaked photos, which were shared with American counterterrorism officials. A spokesman for the Libyan anti-terrorism force said the brother, Hashim Abedi, had recently been in contact with Salman and knew of his plans for the attack.

Author: 0 UK PM May's Lead Over Labour Nearly Halves to 8 Points

The prospect of a hung parliament has been forced to the forefront of the election debate by a series of YouGov polls suggesting Labour is within three points of overhauling Theresa May's Conservatives , who started the campaign with an opinion poll advantage of as much as 25 points.

Author: 0 Million More Uninsured With GOP Health Bill

The AHCA was narrowly passed in the House despite allegations that many House Republicans did not read or support the bill, instead expecting it to undergo a major overhaul in the senate . There would be a slight adjustment for people in states that request waivers from two of Obamacare's biggest protections. In contrast, under the House's alternative, the CBO predicts that about one-sixth of the population would reside "in areas in which the nongroup market would start to become unstable ...

Global Pittsburgh to Trump: You don't speak for us on climate
Author: 0 Pittsburgh to Trump: You don't speak for us on climate

Trump said he's willing to renegotiate and re-enter the agreement when he believes it better serves the interests of Americans. "We are convinced that yesterday's decision is a big mistake". "Mayors, governors, and business leaders from both political parties are signing [on to] a statement of support that we will submit to the U.N.", Bloomberg said, "and together, we will reach the emission reduction goals the USA made in Paris in 2015".

Global Labour unveils Brexit team ahead of election
Author: 0 Labour unveils Brexit team ahead of election

Do you ever have any question about anything you wish to ask and get answer? "I think it's a shame the Prime Minister hasn't taken part in a debate". "I hope that we would retain the trade access and I hope also that we will have a Labour government that will be investing in a growing economy in this country and challenging the awful levels of inequality that exist in this country at the same time".

Global Putin ridicules US focus on Russian ambassador's contacts with Trump's team
Author: 0 Putin ridicules US focus on Russian ambassador's contacts with Trump's team

USA 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 . Jeff Sessions - had with Russian diplomat Sergey Kislyak. "What else is the ambassador supposed to do?" "You shouldn't make a noise about this, but should create the conditions for joint work", Putin said at an economic forum, adding that Trump had said he wanted to renegotiate a new deal.

Author: 0 Putin Tells Megyn Kelly U.S. Hackers Could Have Potentially Framed Russia

Roughly translated in footage shown on NBC News , Putin said , "What fingerprints or hoof prints or horn prints? The Trump team [was] more efficient during the electoral campaign". "There can even be hackers, by the way, in the United States who very skillfully and professionally shifted the blame, as we say, onto Russian Federation".

Author: 0 Japan disappointed by Trump's decision to quit Paris agreement

Under the Barack Obama administration, the U.S. was one of the countries that signed the agreement committing to mitigating the effects of global warming by, among other things, keeping the global temperature rise below an average of 2 degrees celsius (3.6F) by the end of the century.

Author: 0 Leaders say world will abide by Paris Accord, with or without US

Environmental activists will protest President Donald Trump's decision to exit the 2015 Paris climate accord at 4:30 p.m. Friday in the Loop. Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday renewed his criticism of President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement on climate change .

Global U.S. businesses at odds with Trump over pullout from Paris accord
Author: 0 U.S. businesses at odds with Trump over pullout from Paris accord

Suggesting renegotiating re-entry was not a major priority, he said, "If we can, great". Trump's domestic critics included Obama, who said the United States was "joining a handful of nations that reject the future". Underling the darker side of the accord, President said, "Beyond the severe energy restrictions inflicted by the Paris Accord, it includes yet another scheme to redistribute wealth out of the United States through the so-called Green Climate Fund - nice name - which calls for ...

Global FTSE 100 rises as pound slips on fresh election poll
Author: 0 FTSE 100 rises as pound slips on fresh election poll

Britain's currency dipped against the euro and United States dollar in morning trading to 1.1438 and 1.286 respectively, as polls point to differing support for the Tories from the June 8 vote. The pound has come under pressure after a new poll pointed to the risk of a hung parliament in next week's General Election. That fall came as the poll lead narrowed in the wake of a climbdown over controversial plans to make some elderly people pay a greater share over their care costs.

Author: 0 Ex-Penn State Administrators Get Jail Time

Judge John Boccabella summed up his remarks by calling the whole case "a Shakespearian tragedy", and characterized Spanier, Curley , and Schultz as "good men who made mistakes". He was wrong. Four days after Sandusky's arrest on November 5, 2011, Spanier was sacked, along with legendary coach Joe Paterno . "I was unimpressed by your testimony during the trial", the judge said.

Author: 0 Putin denies Russia behind US election-related hacking

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. The US government publicly announced in October that it was "confident" Russian Federation orchestrated the hacking of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and other political organizations of the Democratic Party in the lead-up to the election.

Author: 0 Protests, new pledges after Trump's Paris pullout

That commitment has much of the world now looking to Beijing, which wants to assert itself on the global stage. -China Economic and Security Review Commission chairwoman. China wouldn't have been privy to the deal. About 400 protesters gathered at Foley Square after Trump's announcement. As Greenpeace clean air campaigner Lauri Myllyvirta pointed out in a series of tweets on Thursday, leadership can involve taking action at home, symbolic or rhetorical steps, provision of finance to ...

Author: 0 Won't judge Trump for exiting Paris accord

Mr Putin added that the President's move was avoidable, but conceded "what has been said has been said". The meeting also assumes significance as it comes in the wake of a major jolt to the global fight against climate change with US President Donald Trump announcing to withdraw America from the Paris Climate Accord .

Author: 0 This Time, Trump Is Right About Trade

But she sure seems unwilling to answer the point. Below are some of the factors which may have prompted Merkel to make her remarks . In a separate report, the Reuters news agency quoted Martin Schulz , who leads Germany's centre-left Social Democrats (SPD), as saying that Trump was "the destroyer of all Western values", adding that the USA president was undermining the peaceful cooperation of nations based on mutual respect and tolerance.

Global China vows to stick to climate deal before Trump announcement
Author: 0 China vows to stick to climate deal before Trump announcement

China , the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases, ratified the agreement in 2016. Premier Li Keqiang said it was in China's own interest to do so, and urged other countries to do likewise. A USA withdrawal could deepen a rift with its allies. Everyone cautioned that no decision was final until Trump announced it. "I am a transatlanticist".

Author: 0 US Def. Sec'y Mattis touts Trump predecessors' Asia policy

Indeed, officials said North Korea and the Trump administration's approach toward Asia will be in the spotlight in this year's Shanggri-La Dialogue. China's claims to most of the South China Sea - through which about US$5 trillion in ship-borne trade passes each year - are contested by Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam.

Author: 0 Trump to announce United States pullout from climate accord

Continued U.S. participation in the agreement benefits U.S. businesses and the U.S. economy in many ways", the ad reads . Trump has already, through Executive Orders, moved to roll back key Obama Administration policies, notably the EPA's Clean Power Plan, that comprised a key part of the US's Paris promise to reduce its emissions 26 per cent to 28 per cent below their 2005 levels by 2025.

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