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Author: 0 Deputy Minister Magwanishe arrives in Russia for Economic Forum

The two leaders met at the Elysee Palace, the official residence of the president of France . In a speech at an economic forum, and in a subsequent question-and-answer session, Modi made his case forcefully to frequent applause, as he touched on subjects as diverse as relations with China, terrorism, Donald Trump , the Vedas and the power of youth.

Global Putin denies Russian meddling in USA election
Author: 0 Putin denies Russian meddling in USA election

Petersburg, Putin said Friday that it is Ambassador Sergei Kislyak's duty to maintain contacts with various people in Washington. "So we just got word this morning that President Putin has agreed to sit with yours truly for a one-on-one interview at the conclusion of tomorrow's forum and I'll get the chance to ask him directly about these allegations of meddling and the prospect of our two countries working together, and beyond".

Author: 0 Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn grilled by voters

Here are five key takeaways. But the belief May would win the election largely remained intact among investors as polls - while confirming the narrowing trend - still showed the Conservatives with a sizeable lead. The centre-left vote was split back then by a Social Democrat candidate running against Labour. In the same interview, Corbyn refused to commit to keeping Britain's independent nuclear deterrent if he is elected prime minister.

Author: 0 Alabama kills 'Houdini' of death row after avoiding 7 executions

The lawyers have said that the midazolam, the opening sedative in Alabama's execution protocol, wouldn't properly stupefy him correctly before other drugs to stop his heart and lungs were injected into him. He was given a lethal injection at a prison in south-west Alabama on Friday. Arthur was convicted in the fatal shooting of Troy Wicker as Wicker slept in his Muscle Shoals home , according to court documents .

Author: 0 Indian PM, French leader talk climate in Paris

The two sides are expected to issue a joint declaration after the Modi-Macron meeting. Polls suggest a landslide for Mr Macron's political movement - created only past year - in legislative elections due to take place later this month. "It is not a future we want for our world". "I know that you are a great nation", Macron said. "Yes, Macron has me suffering Acute President Envy". He has shown himself to be savvy when it comes to new forms of political messaging - his adroit use of social ...

Author: 0 Corbyn challenges Theresa May over 'dementia tax'

One woman becoming emotional as she described emerging from a fitness for work test in tears after being asked about her suicide attempts to which the PM said: "I'm not going to make any excuses for the experience you've had". "He responded saying "it is a serious and realistic document that addresses the issues that many people in this country face and we've been fearless enough to put it out there with all the policies that are in it".

Global Here's what Ivanka Trump did in Saudi Arabia that went under-reported …
Author: 0 Here's what Ivanka Trump did in Saudi Arabia that went under-reported …

Yet he maintained a surprisingly moderate tone while delivering an important message about the Muslim world's need to take the lead in the fight against Islamic State and other terrorist movements. They represent primarily Sunni states friendly to Saudi Arabia. Trump praised el-Sissi for the April release of Egyptian-American charity worker Aya Hijazi, detained in the country for almost three years.

Author: 0 Macron warns Putin over Syrian chemical weapons in 'frank' meeting

Macron greeted Putin at the Palace of Versailles outside Paris. The czar's 1717 visit paved the way for diplomatic, economic and cultural exchanges between France and Russian Federation. When it came to the complicated matter of Syria, the French leader made more of a veiled threat to Russian Federation when he said that there is "a very clear red line to ban any kind of use of chemical weapons" and that " any use of chemical weapons will be retaliated by France".

Author: 0 Trump should worry about Saudi Arabia carrying out another 9/11, says Iran

In a speech on Sunday in Saudi Arabia, Trump praised the massive investments. National security adviser H.R. McMaster has also urged the president not to say "radical Islamic terrorism", arguing that militant groups like ISIS endorse a twisted view of Islam and that the phrase ultimately hinders U.S.

Author: 0 Recall of President Zuma not on ANC NEC agenda

It was made during the party's national executive committee meeting over the weekend. Some 62% of ANC voters polled by Ipsos disapprove of President Jacob Zuma while only 18% support him‚ suggesting that his continued presidency is exacting a heavy price on the party's electability.

Global 3 ex-Penn State officials sent to jail in Sandusky scandal
Author: 0 3 ex-Penn State officials sent to jail in Sandusky scandal

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier , former Penn State vice president Gary Schultz and former Penn State athletic director Tim Curley are scheduled to be sentenced for child endangerment Friday, June 2, 2017, in Harrisburg, Pa., for failing to report now-convicted sexual predator Sandusky to authorities in 2001.

Author: 0 India,Pakistan Cricket match on Sunday

Roy has made 51 runs in his last seven one-day worldwide innings, and no half-century for anyone in his last 13 attempts. Bangladesh highlighted the issue in dramatic style by collapsing to 84 all out in reply to Champions Trophy title- holders India's 324 for seven in their final warm-up match at the Oval on Tuesday.

Global N Korea a 'clear and present danger', says US defence chief
Author: 0 N Korea a 'clear and present danger', says US defence chief

The US is reportedly ready to work with China, its main competitor in the region, on the issue of North Korea , which has been carrying out nuclear and ballistic missile tests. In a question-and-answer session with his audience of national security experts from across the globe, Mattis was asked whether the US might attack the North pre-emptively and without warning South Korea in advance.

Author: 0 Putin suggests U.S. hackers could have interfered with election, blamed Russian Federation

Vladimir Chuprov , who tracks the Russian energy industry for the environmental group Greenpeace , said hardliners in the Kremlin will be buoyed by Trump's decision. Controversy over the Democratic National Convention cyberattack a year ago as well as the Kremlin's connection to Donald Trump's presidential campaign continue to embroil the White House.

Global US Confirms $350 Billion Arms Deal Reached With Saudis on Trump Visit
Author: 0 US Confirms $350 Billion Arms Deal Reached With Saudis on Trump Visit

On Tuesday, Trump will meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. Trump and his entourage touch down in Israel on Monday. Some of Trump's wording on the issue also changed from his prepared remarks. President to everything from comic book characters to blockbuster movie villains. Dressed in a tan knee-length dress, Melania shared a photo of herself with seven women dressed in abayas, the loose-fitting, full-length robes local women are required to wear in public in Saudi ...

Global Donald Trump to withdraw United States from Paris Agreement on climate change
Author: 0 Donald Trump to withdraw United States from Paris Agreement on climate change

Everyone cautioned that no decision was final until Trump announced it. Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson are on record in support of the Paris accord. Like the other officials, that person was not authorized to describe the private discussions by name and spoke only on condition of anonymity. Meanwhile, African nations are protesting Trump's decision.

Author: 0 Warriors Roll Past Cavs 113-91 For Game 1 Finals Victory

But Thursday , in game one of the 2017 Finals , Iverson was there - in a way. His message as the NBA Finals began: be yourselves. Durant may have been starring down at the person sitting next to Rihanna after that three-pointer, as well.

Global Fahim Ashraf heroics lead Pakistan to last over win against Bangladesh
Author: 0 Fahim Ashraf heroics lead Pakistan to last over win against Bangladesh

After Mashrafe Mortaza won the toss, the Bangladesh batsmen put the Pakistan bowlers to the sword. Bangladesh finished at 341/9 from their fifty overs. In Friday's match, Australia beat Sri Lanka by 2 wickets. With September 30, 2017 being the cut-off date for direct qualification for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, Bangladesh are in a strong position to be one of the seven automatic qualifiers apart from hosts England to make it to the pinnacle event.

Global Manipur HSLC Class 10 Results 2017 Are Available At manresults
Author: 0 Manipur HSLC Class 10 Results 2017 Are Available At manresults

At present 786 high and higher secondary schools (226 Government, 103 Government aided and 457 Private ) are affiliated to the Board for certification at end of secondary stage i.e. - Click on the notification for the results which will be displayed on the main page once the results are declared. Enter your seat number and click "submit".

Author: 0 Iraqi forces liberate west Mosul district

Over the weekend, USA forces dropped leaflets warning the militias to leave the zone. The U.S. has warned the groups that they are inside and around a "deconfliction zone" established by the U.S. They are competing to capture land held by Islamic State, which is retreating as it comes under intense attack in Iraq and along Syria's Euphrates basin.

Author: 0 Former MotoGP champ Nicky Hayden dies from cycling accident injuries

Hayden was hit by a black Peugeot driven by a 30-year-old Italian. The footage reportedly indicated Hayden did not stop at an intersection and was hit by the the passing vehicle. The 35-year-old, a former MotoGP world champion, was injured when out on a training exercise. The Red Bull Honda rider was training in Italy following his 12th-placed finish in the World Superbike Championship race at Imola on 14 May.

Global The Penguins Crushed The Predators In One Terrifying Three-Minute Stretch
Author: 0 The Penguins Crushed The Predators In One Terrifying Three-Minute Stretch

PITTSBURGH - P.K. Subban spent most of Game 2 of the Stanley Cup final checking and chirping Sidney Crosby . That, above everything, they have. Yes, they have been the better team. He won one with Anaheim before joining the Penguins for two. Guentzel now has 12 goals and seven assists in his first 21 National Hockey League playoff games after notching 16 goals and 17 assists in 40 regular-season National Hockey League games as he split the season between the Penguins and ...

Author: 0 Gov. Charlie Baker says MA will join US Climate Alliance

Indeed: The U.S. government takes the problem so unseriously, and values the lives of those at risk so little, that it will try desperately to undermine the already far-too-modest climate actions that the Obama administration set in motion.

Author: 0 Trump decides to not move US Embassy to Jerusalem

A White House statement on June 1 added, however, that the decision was not "in any way a retreat" from Trump's support for Israel and that the embassy move to Jerusalem will eventually occur. Jerusalem's status is one of the most emotionally charged matters separating the Israelis and Palestinians. A senior Israeli official is expressing disappointment over Trump's decision against relocating the embassy to Jerusalem and is accusing the US of caving in to Arab pressure.

Global Trump sees job gains in Paris exit. Trade wars could erase them
Author: 0 Trump sees job gains in Paris exit. Trade wars could erase them

President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. was leaving for economic reasons, saying the deal would cost American jobs . Cities , states and corporations have announced their intention to adhere to the goals of the Paris deal, while other leaders , like former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and California Governor Jerry Brown, will continue to represent the USA on the world stage.

Author: 0 Afghan Police Fire Into Air To Disperse Demonstrators In Kabul

It was one of the worst extremist attacks since the drawdown of foreign forces in 2014 and raised fears about the government's ability to protect its citizens almost 16 years into a war with insurgents. Health Ministry spokesperson Waheed Majrooh said; "In today's protest four people died and eight others were wounded". Gunfire could be heard from the site of the demonstration well after sunset, as the protesters continued chanting their slogans, "Down with Ashraf Ghani " and "Down with ...

Author: 0 Why Trump's beef with Angela Merkel, Germany escalated

Spicer went on to say that the quote from Merkel was taken out of context. European leaders were especially dismayed by Trump's refusal to reaffirm United States support for last year's Paris climate change accord and his failure to publicly endorse NATO's mutual defense pledge.

Global CT joins alliance committed to Paris climate accord
Author: 0 CT joins alliance committed to Paris climate accord

While Webb considers himself a conservative on many issues, he said he is not a Trump supporter. And India, China, and South Korea are rapidly shifting their investments away from coal, and toward renewable-energy sources. 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 NATO France, Germany 'certain' Trump would honour pledges

According to the German weekly Der Spiegel , Trump told European officials in Brussels last week that "the Germans are bad , very bad ". "One must stand in the way of such a man with his ideology of rearmament", Reuters quoted Schulz as saying.

Author: 0 Corbyn's refusal to say he would push nuclear button 'really spine-chilling'

Mr Corbyn , a long-standing advocate of nuclear disarmament, struggled and was accused of "dodging the question" by veteran host David Dimbleby as he refused to say what he would do if Britain was threatened with a nuclear strike. But following criticism of the package, dubbed the " dementia tax " by opponents, Mrs May performed a swift U-turn which saw her commit to a cap on the total costs people would face - but the level of that cap will be determined following a consultation after the ...

Global May and Corbyn grilled on social care and defence by voters
Author: 0 May and Corbyn grilled on social care and defence by voters

She made a virtue of confronting "big challenges" in the Tory manifesto, as though "facing-up" to those future difficulties should be thought enough to earn you credit. Mrs May said she would make "no excuses" for her treatment, but insisted she was determined to improve the handling of mental health in the NHS. She said social care would be capped over a person's lifetime, but would not reveal the level.

Author: 0 CL Final 2017: Juve's Allegri fires warning at Real Madrid

The best of the best of European soccer will arrive at Cardiff , Wales on June 3 for the Champions League Final . Overall, Messi has won four Champions League trophies, eight La Liga titles, five Copa del Reys, seven Supercopa de Espanas, three FIFA Club World Cups and three UEFA Super Cups.

Author: 0 PM Modi meets United Nations chief Guterres

Hours after the US President walked out of the Paris climate accord, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reiterated India's commitment to reducing carbon emission and leaving an earth which is "beautiful and pure" for the future generations.

Author: 0 Russian Federation says still likely to back Paris climate deal despite USA withdrawal

He said there's still time to reach a new deal but not without the USA, so the global community should "create the conditions for joint work". Putin said the list of allegations against Moscow "reminds me of anti-Semitism". Putin stressed the compatibility of the positions of Russia and Turkey on many issues related to the Syrian file, indicating that "without the Turkish-Russian understanding, the ceasefire and the agreement to establish conflict-free areas would not be achieved".

Author: 0 N Carolina House GOP unveiling tax, employee pay proposals

According to Benen, Trump is likely "laying the groundwork for failure" and angling for a way to put the blame on Democrats if and when the Senate fails to pass his legislative wish list. Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said the budget assumes there wouldn't be a net tax cut, though Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin seemed to contradict that in simultaneous congressional testimony, by saying that tax cuts would be paid for partly with stronger economic growth.

Author: 0 Merkel, minister stress United States ties after critical Trump tweet

Trump returned to Washington over the weekend after his first worldwide swing, creating in the wake tensions with Europe . The prime minister praised Merkel's "strong leadership" and said a EU-focused vision is what the world needed. Trump increasingly is viewing his foreign policy through the lenses of trade rather than taking a multidimensional approach. Trump posted a tweet Tuesday saying "we have a MASSIVE trade deficit with Germany, plus they pay FAR LESS than they should ...

Author: 0 EU, China summit to back climate deal even without US

Calls have been gaining momentum this year to create a European version of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the USA, or CFIUS, which reviews, investigates and controls sensitive foreign investments. "I do hope you can put things into context". Meanwhile, General Motors, the No. 1 US automaker, said it would continue its commitment to "creating a better environment".

Author: 0 Leo Varadkar becomes Ireland's first gay leader

He is expected to take over from former Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny in the next few weeks. "Ireland, a devoutly Catholic country that decriminalised homosexuality only 24 years ago, is poised to elect its first openly gay prime minister next month", wrote the New York Post .

Author: 0 Trump's tweets: The endearing political innocence of @realDonaldTrump

Donald Trump's former campaign manager has suggested the president is the greatest communicator the country has ever seen. "They have talked to many people, including me", Bossie said. White House communications director Michael Dubke announced his resignation Tuesday, saying it had been an honor to serve Trump. In December - after the election but before Trump assumed office - Kushner met separately with Sergey Kislyak , the Russian ambassador to Washington , and Sergey ...

Global UN Concerns over Civilians in IS-Controlled Mosul Areas
Author: 0 UN Concerns over Civilians in IS-Controlled Mosul Areas

Since October 2016, the Iraqi army soldiers and allied volunteer fighters have been leading a major operation to recapture Mosul . USA defense officials say "taking the time" to surround Islamic State strongholds is part of a new approach in the war against IS under the Trump administration, aimed at preventing militants from regrouping after territorial losses and foreign fighters from fleeing.

Author: 0 Ananya Vinay wins 2017 National Spelling Bee after epic final duel

Also in the national competition was 6-year-old Edith Fuller , the youngest speller in the national bee's history. Last year, Jairam Hathwar of NY spelled "feldenkrais" (a method of exercise therapy) and Nihar Janga of Texas spelled "gesellschaft" (social relations held together by impersonal ties), giving them a joint title.

Author: 0 French President Emmanuel Macron says Paris climate agreement irreversible

The foundation will provide the $15 million commitment the United Nations climate change secretariat will lose from Washington to ensure there is no disruption in their work, he said . His answers reflected, in part, a broad consensus laid out in a September 2016 memo prepared by the National Intelligence Council, which advises US intelligence agencies, and said that climate change presents risks to stability, human health, and food supplies.

Global Governors, mayors vow to continue the green fight after Trump decision
Author: 0 Governors, mayors vow to continue the green fight after Trump decision

Scientists continue to struggle to specify precisely how much warming and disruption will result from a given atmospheric concentration of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide and methane. Bush provoked similar anger from European allies when he decided not to implement the 1997 Kyoto climate change treaty, which was ratified by 140 nations.

Global Russia's Putin ridicules claims of meddling in US vote
Author: 0 Russia's Putin ridicules claims of meddling in US vote

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. focus on alleged Russian interference with the vote to anti-Semitism. Putin attributed the accusations of Russian interference to the Democrats' anger over losing the vote, adding that Trump won because he has been more successful in his campaign.

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