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Author: 0 Here's The Deal With That Glowing Orb Trump Touched In Saudi Arabia

Washington earns huge profit from fomenting regional insecurity and creates tensions among Muslim countries, Rahim Safavi said . Trump on Monday journeyed to Israel after spending last weekend in Saudi Arabia as part of his first foreign trip as president.

Author: 0 Trump signs waiver keeping United States embassy in Tel Aviv

The White House said that the move reflects no change in Trump's policy on Israel. A formal announcement is expected later Thursday. Trump's move to renew the waiver for six months keeps the us embassy in Tel Aviv for now. Momani says the president's decision shows "how much the administration values the advice of its allies" and that the focus must be on relaunching serious Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

Author: 0 Ramos: Zidane has tamed complicated Real Madrid

For me personally, getting to the final is a great joy. It seems that Dani Carvejal will indeed be fit enough to start the final after showing great progress in his recovery from injury. "I'm a young boy even though I'm 39 years old", Buffon said through a translator in Cardiff . Juventus is the Champions League's biggest loser, having lost its last four finals and a record six total.

Global UN Security Council expands North Korea sanctions after missile tests
Author: 0 UN Security Council expands North Korea sanctions after missile tests

Speaking at the dialogue, Asia's premier security forum, Mattis said the threat from North Korea was "clear and present" and that Pyongyang had increased its pace of pursuing nuclear weapons. The draft resolution expresses "serious concern" that North Korea continues to violate United Nations resolutions with repeated launches and attempted launches of ballistic missiles, noting that these tests contribute to development of its nuclear weapons delivery systems.

Author: 0 Putin on Trump's withdrawal from Paris Accord

He insisted that Donald Trump won thanks to his skills, not Russian interference. Also among those to criticise Mr Trump was European Council president Donald Tusk, who said the United States had made "a big mistake". Putin dismissed the hacking allegations "idle prattle", "harmful" and issued his latest flat-out denial that Russian Federation was behind the hacking.

Global Paris climate agreement: What you need to know
Author: 0 Paris climate agreement: What you need to know

In the wake of Trump's Paris announcement, dozens of state and local officials vowed to continue the climate fight. Brown said he would also explore the possibility of integrating California and Chinese provincial carbon trading systems.

Global Pruitt, Spicer dodge questions on Trump's personal views on climate change
Author: 0 Pruitt, Spicer dodge questions on Trump's personal views on climate change

Bloomberg is a special United Nations envoy for mayors and local leaders seeking to meet the goals of the Paris agreement . Pruitt tried to prove his point by quoting an April 29 column in The New York Times where author Bret Stephens questioned scientific studies that seemed to show humans contributed to climate change.

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

And if the president wants to break the promises made to our allies enshrined in the historic Paris Agreement , we'll build and strengthen relationships around the world to protect the planet from devastating climate risks. Beyond the ecological stakes, it is also an economic question and one of world geopolitical balance. The MIT programmer who wrote the report says the administration is citing an outdated version, taken out of context.

Author: 0 Macron says French troops to stay in Mali, wants more German support

Gao is home of the permanent French military base in Mali, with 1,600 troops. The meeting, confirmed by the Kremlin, will coincide with an exhibition celebrating 300 years of Franco-Russian ties since the visit of Russian tsar Peter the Great to France in 1717.

Global Cyclone Mora makes landfall in Bangladesh ‎
Author: 0 Cyclone Mora makes landfall in Bangladesh ‎

He further said that partial loss might take place in Tripura and Mizoram and major damage can happen to roads, power supply and communication system. "The coastal districts of Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Noakhali , Laxmipur, Feni , Chandpur and their offshore islands. will come under danger signal number ten (repeat) ten".

Author: 0 Putin suggests United States hackers could have interfered with election, blamed Russian Federation

USA intelligence services say Russian Federation hacked the Democratic National Committee a year ago to harm the campaign of Democratic Party candidate Hillary Clinton , who political analysts say Putin despised. The contacts have become the focus of an FBI investigation into possible collusion between Moscow and Trump's aides that has most recently centered on Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law.

Global Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh coast
Author: 0 Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh coast

He said the families of the six have received Tk 25,000 each as compensation and will be provided with further assistance if needed. Authorities called in all fishing vessels and suspended flights to and from airports in Chittagong and Cox's Bazar.

Author: 0 Tories climb-down on social care policy

Speaking at a press conference in Wales, the prime minister said there would be a consultation over the plans which "will propose an absolute limit on what people will have to pay", although she did not specify a figure. "Our social care system will collapse unless we make some important decisions now about how we fund it". The ability to defer payments until after death will also be introduced for care in the home.

Global Iran chooses 'engagement' as Rouhani sweeps to victory
Author: 0 Iran chooses 'engagement' as Rouhani sweeps to victory

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appeared to have secured a convincing election victory with voters backing his efforts to rebuild foreign ties, as initial results were announced on Saturday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during his visit to Iran past year. Press TV has talked to Tehran University professor Foad Izadi, and the president of the American Institute for Foreign Policy Michael Lane to discuss the significance of President ...

Author: 0 'Are you nuts?': Putin ridicules US focus on ambassador contacts

His lawyer said in January that Mr. Snowden had the right to remain in Russia until 2020 and to apply for Russian citizenship in 2018. "That of course worries us", Putin said. Putin insisted that it was perfectly normal for Kislyak to try to establish contacts and discuss future ties, adding that he hadn't even started to discuss specifics.

Author: 0 Larson will sit in opposition if NDP-Green deal succeeds

Despite Trudeau's fierce defense of the Paris climate accord and insistence that the war on climate change supersedes the real battle with ISIS, he approved both the Trans Mountain pipeline and the Keystone XL project - angering his environmental base, who are numerous same people who voted for the NDP and Greens in the B.C.

Global Ten Philippine soldiers killed in military air strike
Author: 0 Ten Philippine soldiers killed in military air strike

At least 25 soldiers and five policemen have been killed in clashes. The militants mostly belonged to a local group called the Maute, and the infamous Abu Sayyaf kidnap-for-ransom gang that Hapilon has helped lead for many years. "The risk involved in being a soldier, being an airman, being a sailor, being a marine is very much in the heart of every soldier", he said. "Accidents happen, like this", Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana told a news conference.

Global China vows to adhere to Paris pact
Author: 0 China vows to adhere to Paris pact

Beijing appeared well aware of the opening that it was given as it vowed to uphold the deal to cut carbon emissions after President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the agreement . "It clearly sees this as the future for economic growth", said Alvin Lin, from the Natural Resources Defense Council's Beijing office. In a letter to Juncker and Tusk, several groups of rights activists, including Human Rights Watch, urged the European Union to take up these concerns with China's leadership.

Author: 0 Business and Trump's Paris Climate Agreement Decision

The EPA head also emphasized that "it was a failed deal to begin with. Leaving Paris is not good for America or the world", Musk said in a Twitter post . "In following through on his promise, President Trump is supporting America's uncompromising values, saving coal jobs, and promoting low-priced, reliable electricity for Americans and the rest of the world", he said .

Global Vladimir Putin Fights Election-tampering Accusations with His Own Shots at US
Author: 0 Vladimir Putin Fights Election-tampering Accusations with His Own Shots at US

Give them a pill, really, honestly. "We will definitely do this (make environmental policy) regardless of whether we are part of the agreement or not", he added. "There is no longer any Soviet Union but North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is still there". The Russian leader suggested the alliance's continued existence could be explained because it was merely an "instrument of USA foreign policy".

Author: 0 Putin: Claims of Russian Interference in Trump Election 'Remind Me of anti-Semitism'

Despite the conclusion from the USA intelligence community that hacking of the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton's campaign was directed by Russia, Putin maintains his country was not involved. When it came to the alleged hacking, he said there were no "Russian fingerprints". Mocking the allegations that there are Russian hackers' fingerprints in the case of the DNC account cyber attack, Sputnik news agency quoted Putin as saying, "Fingerprints of what exactly?" The Prime ...

Author: 0 British Columbia leader Christy Clark refuses to quit

BC Liberal leader Christy Clark says she will not resign, but will call the legislature back in June to test the confidence in her minority government . Judith Guichon. Ultimately, Clark said, it would be up to the lieutenant-governor to decide whether the NDP gets the green light or whether a new election is called.

Author: 0 Unlike others, Putin doesn't criticize Trump over decision

Vladimir Putin has said the U.S. needs to stop the "useless and harmful chatter" about Russian interference in the presidential election, arguing that Donald Trump's electoral strategy was entirely responsible for his victory. Asked by the moderator on which side of the climate change debate he stood, and whether he disagreed with Donald Trump's stand, Modi said: "I don't think I should go this side or that".

Global Trump takes his fledgling presidency overseas
Author: 0 Trump takes his fledgling presidency overseas

The International Christian Embassy in Jerusalem (ICEJ) urged this move in a strategy paper that it delivered to Trump and US Ambassador to Israel , David Friedman. Jerusalem remains disputed territory and most United Nations states, including the US, do not recognize Israel's ownership of east Jerusalem , which it claimed after the 1967 War.

Author: 0 US states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

He continued to say the world has to work together "before it's too late". After the US withdrawal from the Paris deal sparked pledges of money and solidarity, Figueres said via Twitter on Friday, "Thank you Trump ". This weekend, Tillerson visits Australia and New Zealand. "Withdrawing from the Paris Agreement is misguided, and harms the ongoing effort to fight climate change while also isolating us from our allies", she said.

Global China rules out renegotiation of Paris Climate Deal
Author: 0 China rules out renegotiation of Paris Climate Deal

A long-scheduled meeting on Friday between Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and top European Union officials in Brussels was dominated by Trump's decision. Per capita, Sweden is the most generous and has paid out $60 to the GCF, against $3 for each American, the figures showed. It may be years, however, before the country can formally exit the deal, but Trump said he'll immediately halt implementation.

Author: 0 U.S. Mayors to honor Paris climate accord despite President's decision

In announcing the nation's withdrawal from the accord Thursday, Trump argued that the climate agreement negotiated under President Barack Obama was unfair to US workers. "We have reduced our Carbon dioxide footprint to levels of the early 1990s", he said . The U.S. mayors are joined by dozens of worldwide mayors who have made their own commitments to the climate agreement meant to limit the rise of global average temperatures to 2.0 degrees Celsius.

Global Angela Merkel nailed it about Trump
Author: 0 Angela Merkel nailed it about Trump

He added: "To all scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, responsible citizens who were disappointed by the decision of the president the United States, I want to say that they will find in France a second homeland". "That's of huge importance and in no way directed against any other relationships and certainly not against the trans-Atlantic ties, which have historically been very important for us and will remain so in future", she said .

Global Opposition Condemns Goldman Sachs Purchase Of Venezuelan Bonds
Author: 0 Opposition Condemns Goldman Sachs Purchase Of Venezuelan Bonds

It argued that the opposition violence was part of the plan of the "international right wing, with the complicity of the most powerful governments of the world, with the sole goal of taking control over Venezuela's energy resources". Since the purchase became public, Goldman has been subject to criticism for funding a dictatorship that has let its own people starve. The opposition government has threatened that a successor government could forgo paying the debt.

Author: 0 Will Trump stop Comey from testifying? Spicer doesn't rule it out

I have not spoken to counsel yet. "Now we know that he is likely the subject of the FBI's counterintelligence probe". Some legal experts and members of Congress have said that it may be hard for Trump to invoke executive privilege in regard to his conversations with Comey because the president has talked publicly about those conversations and about why he fired Comey.

Global Supreme Court Rejects 2 N.C. Congressional Districts As Unconstitutional
Author: 0 Supreme Court Rejects 2 N.C. Congressional Districts As Unconstitutional

In 2016, the map was redrawn after a lower federal court ruled that the map was a racial gerrymander. The ruling may offer a roadmap for challenging similarly drawn districts nationwide. "We are hopeful that the court will find that like racial gerrymandering, partisan gerrymandering is unconstitutional". A second district, District 12, which has been the subject of Supreme Court litigation five times, did not need to add or subtract voters after the census.

Global Nepali climbers say outcrop near top of Everest is intact
Author: 0 Nepali climbers say outcrop near top of Everest is intact

It is believed the famous step may have been destroyed during the 2015 quake that devastated the region, reports The Guardian . However, Mosedale, who reached Everest's summit for the sixth time on May 16, posted a photograph on his Facebook page of the barren spot where the step used to be when he returned to base camp.

Global 'Repeating the likes of 9/11': Tehran slams Trump on shocking Saudi shift
Author: 0 'Repeating the likes of 9/11': Tehran slams Trump on shocking Saudi shift

Melania Trump greeting women at a Women's Service Centre in Saudi Arabia . A photograph of President Donald Trump along with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Egyptian President Fatah al-Sisi is trending on social media, sparking some interesting comparisons with the likes of comic book antiheroes and even the Wicked Witch of the West.

Global Thomas' 2-run shot lifts Washington past Oregon 3-1 in WCWS
Author: 0 Thomas' 2-run shot lifts Washington past Oregon 3-1 in WCWS

But, as was the case in the Huskies' 2-1 Super Regional victory over Utah, Tarr knew these next wins would need to come from someplace else. Not only do the Lady Bears hope to beat OR to stay alive in the tournament, they want to get revenge against the Ducks after losing in the finals of last year's regional in Eugene.

Author: 0 MI5 was warned about Manchester bomber Salman Abedi's support of Islamists

British police are ratcheting down on the release of information as officials decried the extent of details being leaked as they investigate a deadly concert bombing. Akram Ramadan, another member of the city's Libyan community, said Abedi was banned from Didsbury Mosque after he confronted an imam over an anti-Islamic State sermon.

Global UN Security Council Unanimously Broadens Sanctions On North Korea
Author: 0 UN Security Council Unanimously Broadens Sanctions On North Korea

Russia's decision comes despite anger in the Kremlin after the US Treasury included Russian firms and a company director in fresh sanctions over North Korea . South Korea's UN Ambassador Cho Tae Yul supported the "resolute response" of the Security Council. North Korea is also likely to get its fair share of attention during the meetings a topic Trump has made a key focus.

Author: 0 USA election hackers could have been from anywhere, says Putin

The full interview with air on June 4's debut of Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly at 7 p.m. EST on NBC. In a debate at the St Petersburg Economic Forum, Putin said Americans must stop their hysteria . "And you know what such moods lead to ... nothing good". Once again asked to comment on the situation surrounding Russian diplomats in the USA, who allegedly tried to tempt some Trump people into favoring Russia, Putin reacted quite emotionally, saying he was exhausted of the " hysteria " ...

Author: 0 Foreign businessmen note good investment climate in Russian Federation at meeting with Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in Saint Petersburg on June 2, 2017. "The economy has entered a new phase of expansion ", Putin said. "You will feel better, and we will feel better". He said that "this hysteria " about Trump and Russian Federation "never seems to stop" and asked if a "pill" existed to stop the hysteria .

Global Bill Maher uses racial epithet during HBO show
Author: 0 Bill Maher uses racial epithet during HBO show

Maher used the word during an interview with Nebraska Sen. "It's not anymore?" the Nebraska senator asked. "Now adults dress up for Halloween". "It's frowned upon", Sasse said. But here's a not-so-new rule: given it's historical significance, if you are a white dude, it's a good idea to never say the n-word, in any circumstance, comedic or otherwise.

Global India have edge over Pakistan in Champions Trophy clash: Stephen Fleming
Author: 0 India have edge over Pakistan in Champions Trophy clash: Stephen Fleming

A couple of videos have been made and they are getting very good response on social media. Pakistan will take on India on Sunday in its first game of the Champions Trophy . He has practised today so we are hoping that by the time the first match comes he will be able to play. In case you didn't know . When asked about the importance of the tournament Laxman differed from his former teammate's comment.

Author: 0 Moscow Says Won't Vveto UN Resolution on N. Korea Sanctions

But for resolution 2356 adopted on Friday, the Security Council opted to add 14 officials and four entities to its existing list. On Friday, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull used his speech at the conference to encourage China to build global trust by helping to halt the "reckless and unsafe conduct of North Korea ".

Author: 0 White House official says Trump expected to pull U.S. from Paris deal

Trump said Wednesday he was still listening to "a lot of people both ways". The Paris decision has deeply divided the Administration, with internationalists, such as Tillerson, arguing that it would be beneficial to the United States to remain part of negotiations and global meetings surrounding the agreement, as a matter of leverage and influence.

Global NIA conducts raids in Kashmir, Delhi over terror funding
Author: 0 NIA conducts raids in Kashmir, Delhi over terror funding

Further, it is informed that cash of Rs 1.25 crore is already recovered in the raid and location is Kashmir Valley. So, zero tolerance towards terrorism is the stand of Modi- government is exhibited in these raids and they are important and I think in one voice the entire nation should applaud it.? Around eight hawala dealers and traders in the national capital were also raided, they added.

Author: 0 Billionaire Bloomberg pledges $15 million to United Nations for climate change

That study was based on a scenario in which the United States would cut 26 percent to 28 percent of emissions by 2025, and did not factor in the possible benefits of battling climate change. Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's charity organization has pledged to donate $15 million to the U.N.'s climate secretariat, which will plug a big hole left after the Trump administration made a decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord this week.

Global Malaysians, Indonesians, fighting alongside IS-linked rebels in Marawi
Author: 0 Malaysians, Indonesians, fighting alongside IS-linked rebels in Marawi

Valera, chairperson of the US Pinoys For Real Change in the Philippines (USPRCP), in a statement e-mailed to this reporter. If there is open defiance, you will die. The man at the centre of the Marawi violence is Isnilon Hapilon , an Arabic-speaking Islamic preacher known for his expertise in commando assaults.

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.

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