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Author: 0 Russian Federation condemns latest North Korea missile launches, calls for restraint

North Korea has increased its test-firing of ballistic missiles over recent months as it seeks to build nuclear-tipped missiles that can reach the USA mainland. "We can never tolerate an act of provocation committed in defiance of repeated warnings from the worldwide community", Abe told reporters, referring to North Korea's firing of a ballistic missile on Monday morning.

Global Kathy Griffin in tears: Trump broke me
Author: 0 Kathy Griffin in tears: Trump broke me

Bloom said the video was meant to mock Trump's campaign comment when he said there was "blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her wherever" in response to Megyn Kelly, who was then at Fox News. "That was never what she intended". The secret service also launched an investigation into the matter saying that the photo could be perceived as a threat.

Author: 0 Some nations arming, funding terrorists, says Modi in

He said the whole world must realise that this is an issue that concerns humanity and only then terrorism be curbed. He said it unfairly benefited countries like India and China . Introduction of sanctions against Russia by certain Western nations is aimed at weakening our country and is a gross violation of trade rules and worldwide norms, Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko told TASS in an interview on Friday at the St.

Author: 0 US hikes 'combat power' in Syria, with eye on Iran-backed militia

The U.S. -led coalition backs the SDF with air strikes and military advisors on the ground. The problem is that US-backed rebels are smack in the middle of these two sides, and the U.S. At this point, USA military spokesmen are now insisting that they are specifically scaling up their military presence in Syria just to deal with the “threat” posed by pro-government forces inside Syria.

Author: 0 Trans-Pacific Partnership deal back on the table

New Zealand's top trade official said his country wouldn't gain much from major changes to a Pacific trade pact, highlighting obstacles to finalizing the deal without the United States after Malaysia called for more negotiations. "I look forward to working with our trade partners to expand USA export market access and address persistent unfair trade practices", the 69-year-old Reagan-era trade negotiator said.

Global EU, China claim leadership on drive for low-carbon economy
Author: 0 EU, China claim leadership on drive for low-carbon economy

Li made his comments during a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, at which both leaders stressed the importance of promoting free trade allied to low-carbon, sustainable economic growth. "We are convinced that yesterday's decision by the United States to leave the Paris agreement is a big mistake". Trump's actions also fly in the face of the wishes of many US companies, including those that are supposed to be beneficiaries of the withdrawal, such as Exxon Mobil.

Global One Jawan Killed, Five Injured As Militants Attack Army Convoy In J&K
Author: 0 One Jawan Killed, Five Injured As Militants Attack Army Convoy In J&K

As per the agency that attack was carried out by terrorists in Anantnag's Qazigund. The attack took place shortly after there was a ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu & Kashmir's Krishna Ghati Sector. Earlier, a woman was injured in Pakistani firing in Shahpur area of Poonch district. In another incident, Pakistani troops violated ceasefire since Friday night along the Poonch LoC.

Global Windies cruise past Afghanistan in T20 opener
Author: 0 Windies cruise past Afghanistan in T20 opener

Having missed out on the meeting with the Afghans at last year's World T20 due to issues with his bowling action, the off-spinner was at his unplayable best in taking three for 11 off his four-over allotment as the visitors were dismissed for 110 batting first.

Author: 0 Despite Reports, Donald Trump Roars Back on Twitter

In a statement Sunday night, published by the New York Times , Trump praised the work Kushner has done at the White House. It's hard to write about Jared Kushner without going straight to the Icarus cliche - hubris, flying too close to the sun, falling into the sea.

Global Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Greatest Album Of All Time Says Little Steven
Author: 0 Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Greatest Album Of All Time Says Little Steven

Coyne says his family likely didn't come into possession of the album until '68 or '69, and that even when they did, the listening experience was unusual. There was W.C. Fields and Marlon Brando, Mae West and Bob Dylan , and an actor we didn't know who starred in a cigarette commercial wearing the coolest sunglasses ever.

Global Jared Kushner, seen but not heard
Author: 0 Jared Kushner, seen but not heard

McCain continued, "And I think that [former FBI Director James] Comey, we know, took action that he did in regards to then-candidate [Hillary] Clinton because of some false news that was being put out by the Russians". Trump's tweets . Trump will also take more questions directly from the media. American model Chrissy Teigen said: "I just no longer find trump trending topics or memes amusing".

Global World leaders condemn Trump over climate accord
Author: 0 World leaders condemn Trump over climate accord

Chinese President Xi Jinping has been giving speeches at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, that sound like the sort American presidents used to give. The only other two countries are war-torn Syria and Nicaragua , which opposed the deal because it didn't go far enough to control global warming .

Global After meeting Assad ally Putin, Macron meets Syrian opposition
Author: 0 After meeting Assad ally Putin, Macron meets Syrian opposition

France 24 provided English subtitles of Macron's complete reply, but even without them, many viewers of the exchange were struck by Putin's visible discomfort when the French president described Russia Today and Sputnik - which are both financed directly by the Kremlin - as, essentially, Potemkin news organizations.

Author: 0 Putin: Patriotic Russians may have staged cyber-attacks

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called the USA withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement "a major disappointment" and said it was "crucial that the United States remains a leader on environmental issues", according to his spokesman.

Author: 0 UNSC expands sanctions on North Korea

The first on the list, Cho Il U, is described as the man "believed to be in charge of overseas espionage operations and foreign intelligence collection" for the Kim Jong Un regime. Russian Federation said the suggestion merits "serious consideration". Those tests include a missile capable of reaching "the US mainland and Pacific operation region" - according to North Korea's state news agency, at least.

Global South Korea's Moon appoints security advisors
Author: 0 South Korea's Moon appoints security advisors

Unidentified flying objects crossed the border from the North over Cheorwon, Gangwon, on Tuesday afternoon, resulting in the South Korean military firing dozens of warning shots at it. North Korea on May 22 declared its medium-range Pukguksong-2 missile ready for deployment after a weekend test, the latest step in its quest to defy United Nations sanctions and develop a weapon capable of striking U.S.

Author: 0 Where do Merkel's comments leave the European Union and Canada?

President Donald Trump has repeatedly lashed out at Germany in recent weeks, taking to Twitter on Tuesday in the latest attack - targeting Germany's military spending and trade practices. Alongside Modi, Merkel said that while trans-Atlantic relations are of "paramount significance", the European Union had to forge its own path in the world "considering the current situation".

Author: 0 Yale considering joining group committed to Paris climate accord

Nobody is following America's lead on this one. Standing alongside Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, EU Council President Donald Tusk said Friday that "We are convinced that yesterday's decision by the United States to leave the Paris agreement is a big mistake".

Author: 0 Putin: 'Don't worry, be happy' as Trump ditches climate

Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), an annual business and economic event hosted by the Russian President. The U.S. last month struck a Syrian air base with cruise missiles after accusing Assad's military of killing scores of civilians with a nerve agent launched from the base.

Author: 0 Paris or no Paris, India committed: Modi

In the last three years there have been substantial reforms guided by the principle of 'Minimum Government, Maximum Governance. "I will go in their favour", Modi said at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in reply to a question about President Donald Trump's announcement that the U.S.

Global UN votes to add 15 North Koreans, 4 entities to UN blacklist
Author: 0 UN votes to add 15 North Koreans, 4 entities to UN blacklist

The Vietnam representative of a bank and the heads of two companies will also face sanctions. If ratified by the Council it would add to an already lengthy blacklist of 39 individuals and 42 entities. policy in the region is precautionary. "Urged Not to Adventure Military Actions", in which an official tasked with inter-Korean relations criticized the U.S.'s military moves in the region.

Global US Warship Sails Within 12 Miles Of China-Claimed Reef
Author: 0 US Warship Sails Within 12 Miles Of China-Claimed Reef

He also said that Beijing was "strongly dissatisfied" with the operation, particularly at a moment when the situation in the South China Sea was "cooling down". China claims nearly all of the South China Sea, including reefs and islands also claimed by other nations. "With respect to the so-called militarization, China never has any intention to engage in militarization in the South China Sea", Keqiang said at the time.

Author: 0 Bloomberg says US does not need Washington to fulfil Paris agreement

On Friday, the head of Russia's state-controlled Rosneft oil giant said that that a rise in shale oil output in the USA would likely offset the effect from the OPEC and Russian production cuts. "I'm appalled that the President used my city to justify his unacceptable decision, as most other Pittsburghers are", Peduto said. The mayor of Pittsburgh was, however, less than pleased and immediately announced that he meant to remain with the Paris ambitions.

Author: 0 China to tackle climate change "steadfastly"

The leaders' news conference was delayed for three hours as they sought to find agreement. The EU-China summit follows a tense global tour by US President Donald Trump in which he spurned pleas by his European counterparts to adhere to the deal.

Author: 0 Putin: US election hackers could have been from anywhere

Notably, Putin has never denied the election was hacked-he's just offered up two inane theories on back-to-back days that curiously happen to track Trump's explanation, although one of those explanations does implicate a Russian. When I was in Germany I had said that Paris or no Paris . "It reminds me of anti-Semitism", Putin said, his voice rising. "The problem isn't us, the problem is inside United States politics", he said.

Global Chelsea earns $195 million for winning Premier League
Author: 0 Chelsea earns $195 million for winning Premier League

Antonio Conte's first season in English football brought Chelsea the Premier League title and earned the champions almost £151 million (S$269 million) in television fees and prize money. It has also been revealed that the three sides relegated from the top flight last season - Aston Villa, Norwich City and Newcastle United - were given £40.9m in parachute payments .

Author: 0 No evidence about Russia's interference in USA polls: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a blistering attack Friday on what he said were baseless accusations that Moscow was behind a hacking and influence campaign aimed at getting Donald Trump elected. The FBI is now investigating Russian influence on the presidential election and any possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Moscow. This led to Kelly taking matters into her own hands, leaving the set and walking through the hallways of the Fox News to ask the analysts at the ...

Global Injured Woakes out of Champions Trophy
Author: 0 Injured Woakes out of Champions Trophy

Woakes had been an injury doubt coming into the tournament after missing the final two one-dayers of the series win over South Africa with a thigh issue. "Whatever you throw at Joe Root , he proves that he can do it", former England captain Alec Stewart said on the BBC's Test Match Special. "He would definitely be a loss if he couldn't play [in the rest of the tournament]".

Global Tedros Adhanom Elected New Head of WHO
Author: 0 Tedros Adhanom Elected New Head of WHO

Before being elected WHO Director-General he served in Ethiopia as Minister of Health (2005-2012) and of Foreign Affairs (2012-2016). The Assembly, which includes 194 countries, has chosen Dr Tedros Adhanom as WHO Chief and due to take office on 1 July 2017.

Global Washington, California, New York Unite To Back Climate Pact
Author: 0 Washington, California, New York Unite To Back Climate Pact

Moreover, he is undercutting jobs in the thriving renewable-energy and electric-vehicle sectors, which are increasingly employing the very workers he purports to represent. "The outlook for US energy production will be determined far more by market conditions, like the price of oil and gas, than by scrapping the Obama-era environmental regulations", Bordoff said.

Author: 0 More arrests in Manchester bombing as U.K. lowers threat level

Abedi, who had a sister and two brothers, went to school in Manchester before studying business at Salford University - a degree he did not complete. File image of police investigations during the Manchester terror attack. The fact was revealed after 22-year-old Salman Abedi's mother and three of his siblings were summoned for questioning in Libya on Thursday, AP reports citing a spokesman for antiterrorist force with the UN-backed Government of National Accord.

Global Philippines Struggles to Suppress ISIS-Linked Rebels as Foreign Fighters Found
Author: 0 Philippines Struggles to Suppress ISIS-Linked Rebels as Foreign Fighters Found

The conflict began after security forces attempted to capture top militant leader Isnilon Hapilon, who is considered as the Islamic State's leader in the Philippines . Duterte declared martial law in the Mindanao region, the southern third of the Philippines, and poured in troops backed by airstrikes, artillery fire and tanks to crush the urban insurrection.

Global North Korea fires MISSILE at South as military scrambled to respond
Author: 0 North Korea fires MISSILE at South as military scrambled to respond

With the launch of a mid-range Pukguksong 2 missile on Sunday, North Korea was able to gather "meaningful data in regards to improving the credibility" of its missile program, a defence ministry spokesperson said. It is still unclear whether the unspecified object was a ballistic missile . He also described North Korea as a "fully-fledged nuclear power".

Global Three States Take Lead to Bypass Trump and Support Paris Accord
Author: 0 Three States Take Lead to Bypass Trump and Support Paris Accord

Over the last decade, the US military and intelligence officials have developed a broad agreement about the security threats that climate change presents, in part by threatening to cause natural disasters in densely populated coastal areas, damage American military bases worldwide and open up new natural resources to global competition.

Global CBS anchor Pelley exiting the evening news broadcast
Author: 0 CBS anchor Pelley exiting the evening news broadcast

But he was never truly competitive with ABC and NBC, and lately has slid further behind. Pelley began working at the " CBS Evening News " nearly exactly six years ago, succeeding Katie Couric . Pelley reportedly had his nightly news office cleared out on Tuesday while he was still on assignment for 60 Minutes . "I'm glad to accept this assignment with continuing gratitude", he said.

Global Sea lion drags young girl into water at Richmond's Steveston Wharf
Author: 0 Sea lion drags young girl into water at Richmond's Steveston Wharf

One man immediately jumped into the water to rescue the little girl, and both were quickly helped out of the water. " They were pretty shaken up ", Mr Fujiwara told CBC News . Following the incident, the Steveston Harbour Authority put up signs on the dock that read, "Please do not feed the sea lions". Fujiwara added that the sea lion came back up a second time, but this time grabbing the girl by the waist and dragging her down into the water.

Global Trump Urges Middle East to 'Drive out' Terrorists
Author: 0 Trump Urges Middle East to 'Drive out' Terrorists

A White House official said the deal will work to increase Saudi Arabia's defense capabilities, bolstering equipment and services in the face of extremist terrorist groups and Iran. "It is a government that speaks openly of mass murder, vowing the destruction of Israel , death to America, and ruin for many leaders and nations in this very room", Trump added.

Author: 0 Police Crack Down on Protesters Demanding Temer's Ouster

Brazil's President Michel Temer speaks at Planalto Palace in Brasilia , Brazil, May 20, 2017. Instead, he denounced the protesters and called out federal troops to protect the capital, an order that is valid for the next week. The deployment was authorised by a presidential decree that left open the possibility that soldiers could be used more widely in Brasilia . I repeat: "I will not resign", he said on national television.

Global War of words between Donald Trump and Merkel continues
Author: 0 War of words between Donald Trump and Merkel continues

Thomas Oppermann , head of the Social Democrats' parliamentary group, told reporters: " Donald Trump makes clear with his tweet that he views Germany as a political opponent". After nine days of high-profile marital discord , embarrassing Islamophobic gaffes , and the single most contemptuous papal glare in recorded history, Donald Trump's first trip overseas as President of the United States is finally complete.

Author: 0 Hackers could be from 'anywhere' - Putin

Participants of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum gather near an electronic screen showing Russian President Vladimir Putin , who is speaking during a session of the forum in St. "In Moscow , it's raining and cold and even, they say, some snow", Putin told an audience at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. The climate deal can not work without the United States, he said, but the accord is not slated to go into effect until 2021, which left hope for a compromise ...

Global PM Modi affirms India's commitment to protecting climate
Author: 0 PM Modi affirms India's commitment to protecting climate

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. "It is not an issue whether I go this side or that side. Exploitation of nature is not acceptable to us", he said. "This does not include nuclear energy but is only solar, wind, biomass and hydro (power)".

Global Modi calls for blocking funding, weapons for terrorists in swipe at Pakistan
Author: 0 Modi calls for blocking funding, weapons for terrorists in swipe at Pakistan

Petersburg International Economic Forum. The dream of "New India " which Modi has talked about particularly after BJP's win in the state election of Uttar Pradesh, was once again echoed in the forum, on Friday. Modi said finalisation of the agreement would further deepen cooperation in civil nuclear energy between the two countries. Modi also invited Russian companies to partner Indian firms in setting up manufacturing facilities to make high-tech defence equipment in India.

Global Macron unshaken by Trump power grip
Author: 0 Macron unshaken by Trump power grip

But other world leaders have held their own, perhaps most notably Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau . The awkward encounter saw each grip the other's hand so firmly that their knuckles turned white. No U.S. policy decision has been made on the Paris accord, but President Trump is reportedly leaning toward leaving the worldwide agreement on climate change.

Author: 0 Former Mayor Bloomberg pledges millions to support Paris accord

Mayors across the nation today are pledging to stand up on the global stage to keep the goals of the historic Paris climate agreement alive, marking an unusual shift in traditional boundaries perhaps but one that is increasingly called for in this time of urgent need on behalf of the planet and its people.

Author: 0 Reaction to Trump pulling out of Paris climate agreement is overblown

Trump announced plans Thursday to withdraw from the Paris Agreement and seek a new deal on climate change , arguing the accord hurt American businesses and was unfair to taxpayers. The agreement signed by 195 countries in Paris in December 2015 has been ratified by 147 countries so far. Trump announced America is "getting out" of a deal he said imposed "draconian" burdens that would cost the U.S.

Global Another One Fallen: New Orleans Takes Down Confederate Robert E. Lee Statue
Author: 0 Another One Fallen: New Orleans Takes Down Confederate Robert E. Lee Statue

Workers prepare to take down the statue of Robert E. Lee in New Orleans on Friday, the last of four Confederate-related monuments slated for removal. It towered over a traffic circle - Lee Circle - in an area between the office buildings of the city's business district and stately 19th century mansions in the nearby Garden District.

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: India 'unhappy' with Edgbaston practice facility

Such is the global and commercial appeal of the fixture, the ICC has effectively admitted to doctoring the draw to make sure the teams are paired together in the group phase of major tournaments rather than run the risk of them not meeting later on.

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