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Global Maloney Celebrates LGBTQ Pride Month, No Official Proclamation from Trump
Author: 0 Maloney Celebrates LGBTQ Pride Month, No Official Proclamation from Trump

Ivanka Trump resurfaced on social media Friday to express support for LGBTQ rights, only to be immediately slammed by Twitter users for working in a White House that has made moves to strip the LGBTQ community of some of those rights. "They kill gays in these countries". And that's not even delving into the fact that Donald Trump picked Mike Pence , a man who supports conversion therapy and who did endorse legal discrimination against LGBT people in his state of in, as his second in ...

Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron to visit India for world solar alliance meet

Modi said that at the time of the Paris accord an International Solar Alliance (ISA) was launched. He also expressed interest in improving the cultural relations between India and France. "125 crore people of India are inviting you- explore the opportunities in India", the Prime Minister said. And how to "go forward in deradicalisation and how to strengthen the fight against terror".

Global IS-linked Terrorist Attack in Jakarta's Kampung Melayu Bus Station
Author: 0 IS-linked Terrorist Attack in Jakarta's Kampung Melayu Bus Station

Police believe they were targeted in the bombing as they provided security for a parade near the station, which is an area frequented by locals but not foreigners. Salam's wife reportedly told investigators that the bombs were assembled by another militant known as "Agus", who is now sought by police and considered "at large and unsafe".

Author: 0 Bloomberg Pledges $15M For Climate, Says We Can Hit Goals Without Washington

China , the world's biggest polluter, also expressed its continued commitment to the accord, which Mr Trump has said advantages countries such as China and India at the expense of the United States . The deal's transparency rules also reflect US priorities, as countries including China, the world's biggest carbon polluter, grudgingly agreed to open up their emissions reporting to outside scrutiny.

Global PM arrives in France on last leg of 4-nation tour
Author: 0 PM arrives in France on last leg of 4-nation tour

Russia readying supply of S-400 missile systems to India Russia is preparing to supply S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft missile systems to India and both sides are discussing the terms of the sale, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin has said.

Author: 0 Why won't Trump tell us whether he believes in climate change?

When governments meddle in the economy, when they destroy wealth, choose winners and losers and decide which industries will be successful, they prevent innovative companies and creative individuals from finding real solutions to tough environmental problems like climate change .

Author: 0 China's Li appeals to Germany for help with certifying C919 jet

He added: "Fighting climate change is a global consensus, it's not invented by China... and we realise that this is a global consensus agreement and that as a big developing nation we should shoulder our worldwide responsibility". While traveling overseas last week, Trump was repeatedly pressed to stay in the deal by European leaders and the Vatican. EU Commissioner for Energy and Climate Action Miguel Arias Canete said the world could count on European climate leadership.

Global Three men arrested in connection with Manchester attack released without charge
Author: 0 Three men arrested in connection with Manchester attack released without charge

They are trying to re-create his movements before he detonated a bomb hidden in a knapsack at the concert and are trying to track a blue suitcase he was seen with in closed-circuit TV footage. This has led us to the Banff Road area in Rusholme. Mr Jackson said it was " vital " to ensure that Abedi had not been part of a "wider network " and that this could not yet be ruled out.

Author: 0 UK police make new arrest over Manchester attack, 11 in custody

The white Nissan Micra is located in Devell House, in Rusholme, near a street being searched by police officers this week. The man was arrested Friday on suspicion of offences contrary to Britain's Terrorism Act after police cordoned off an area in southern Manchester visited by the bomber, Salman Abedi .

Author: 0 Kremlin says Russia committed to Paris pact

At both events, Li highlighted the importance of a stable and increasingly strong China-EU relationship in face of rising global uncertainties. "China will stand by its responsibilities on climate change", premier Li Keqiang told reporters on Thursday after meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel and before flying on to Brussels for meetings with European Union officials that will include how to keep the Paris agreement going without USA participation.

Author: 0 Rahm slams Trump on Paris pullout, joins pledge to meet climate goals

On Thursday, the White House had tweeted, "The Paris Accord is a bad deal for Americans", and linked to a video which said the agreement "undermines" U.S. Jake Jacoby said the actual global impact of meeting targets under the Paris accord would be to curb rising temperatures by 1 degree Celsius, or 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn refuses to disclose on retaliatory nuclear strike

After being criticised for failing to take part in a live TV debate with other party leaders, Mrs May said: "I don't think seven politicians arguing amongst themselves is that interesting or that revealing". The Labour leader outlined terrorism, cyber attacks and environmental concerns as the major security issues facing the country. "I had the balls to call an election".

Author: 0 Backed Syrian fighters advancing toward IS-held Raqqa

It has taken much longer than expected as Islamic State is fighting in the middle of civilians, slowing the advance of the assailants. "The remaining ISIS fighters hold less than 10 square kilometers of the city", he said , adding, "Liberating these final neighborhoods will be among the most hard fighting the [Iraqi forces have] faced in their campaign to defeat ISIS".

Global North Korea poses a threat to us all, says Mattis
Author: 0 North Korea poses a threat to us all, says Mattis

The United States has a small number of rotational troops in the country. However, the Security Council did vote unanimously to add 15 individuals and four entities linked to the North's nuclear and missile programs to a sanctions blacklist.

Author: 0 Trudeau Team 'Disappointed' Over U.S. Exit From Paris Climate Accord

That message is likely to play well with Trump's Republican base, which reveled in defeating what Pruitt called the "environmental left" and "climate exaggerators". It said the USA has a "moral obligation" to support poorer countries in the effort against climate change. A dozen large companies including oil major BP, agrochemical giant DuPont, Google, Intel and Microsoft, had urged Trump to remain in the deal.

Author: 0 India favourites against Pakistan in highly-anticipated Champions Trophy clash

India looked stable in all departments during their warm-up matches against New Zealand and Bangladesh . With so much on the line, jam packed stadium and millions watching back home, the pressure to perform is huge but it is in the better interest of the players to use this as a source of motivation rather than being stressed out.

Global Germany and China vow to deepen ties amid Trump concerns
Author: 0 Germany and China vow to deepen ties amid Trump concerns

Germany is the first stop for Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on a European tour that comes amid growing concern in Germany over some of Trump's policies, especially on climate change and protectionism. It was signed by 196 countries that set themselves goals to minimize carbon emissions and mitigate the effects of climate change. If the United States, by most measures the world's second-biggest polluter after China, were to pull out or reduce its goals, efforts to reduce the global temperature ...

Global India, France show common front on climate change fight
Author: 0 India, France show common front on climate change fight

Speaking after holding wide-ranging talks with newly- elected French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace here, Modi said the Paris Agreement reflects "our duty towards protecting the Earth and our natural resources". Modi invited the French president to visit India. "The canvas is so wide that you can make out whether it is smart cities where the French have made investments and communication cooperation", he said.

Global More leading German politicians land into Trump
Author: 0 More leading German politicians land into Trump

The Prime Minister said in his discussions with Merkel both the countries were looking at outcome oriented momentum in bilateral ties and a quantum jump especially in economic relations. "The times in which we can fully count on others are somewhat over, as I have experienced in the past few days", she repeated today. Germany's trade surplus with the U.S is growing.

Author: 0 Explosions kill at least 4 at funeral in Kabul

They held Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah responsible. Zia Masood has reportedly vowed to lead and continue the sit-in, with some protesters warning they plan to turn the protest like the one in Tahrir Square in Egypt that marked the start of the Arab Spring in 2011.

Author: 0 Manchester victims visited by Ariana Grande, Prince William

Her publicist told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Grande will be joined Sunday by artists including Coldplay , Justin Bieber , Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams for a performance at Manchester's Old Trafford cricket ground. Grande, 23, tweeted she was "broken" following the attack and suspended the remainder of her concert tour. A spokesperson for Ticketmaster told the BBC: "Everyone who bought a ticket from Ticketmaster should get a ticket for the benefit concert ".

Global Foreign Businesses at Meeting With Putin Show Extra Interest in Digital Economy
Author: 0 Foreign Businesses at Meeting With Putin Show Extra Interest in Digital Economy

He also said Russian Federation is embarking on new areas of economic expansion, and is predicting his country will be on track for higher growth in the next couple of years. Petersburg, Russia, June 2, 2017. Echoing remarks President Donald Trump made on the campaign trail, Putin also questioned the need for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

Global Russian Federation condemns latest N.Korea missile launches, calls for restraint
Author: 0 Russian Federation condemns latest N.Korea missile launches, calls for restraint

The US Pacific Command said it had detected and tracked the short-range missile for six minutes, determining that it did not pose a threat to the US. North Korea has shown great disrespect for their neighbor, China, by shooting off yet another ballistic missile.but China is trying hard! The test sparked an worldwide chorus of condemnation, and on Monday night Mr Trump took to Twitter to portray the test as an affront to China.

Global At least five dead as Cyclone Mora hits coastal Bangladesh
Author: 0 At least five dead as Cyclone Mora hits coastal Bangladesh

Cyclone Mora has hit Bangladesh coast at 6:00 am Bangladesh time and has started crossing Cox's Bazar and Chittagong. Though reports of any casualties have not been reported so far, several properties including huts and kutcha houses were damaged.

Author: 0 Death toll rises to 129 in Philippine troops' assault on militants

Bishop Edwin dela Peña said the priest was obviously "under duress" when he appeared in the video. Hapilon and the two Maute leaders - brothers after whose surname the group is named - were still believed to be in Marawi , local military spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Jo-ar Herrera told reporters .

Global President Trump warns Germany on trade. Economists wonder why?
Author: 0 President Trump warns Germany on trade. Economists wonder why?

On May 25, Trump drew controversy in German media for allegedly telling European Officials (EU) in a closed door meeting that the "Germans are bad, very bad ". German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel also criticized Trump's policies toward refugees and immigration, saying they put Europe's peace at risk.

Author: 0 Thousands may have been killed in Philippines: ICRC

And the population has been baffled by a string of contradictory statements, if not outright falsehoods, coming from the government, leaving many Filipinos unsure of what is actually going on. "We lay on the floor in the dark each night whenever we heard gunshots or explosions". "ISIS people were running on the street, running away from them".

Author: 0 Champions Trophy: Butt wants Pak players to enjoy `pressure game` against India

It's fantastic. It's the outside noise that there is. "We can't take our foot off the pedal in any game, and we can't think, "ah, it's India , we have to just lift ourselves", because that would be very unprofessional". "I didn't sleep the night before the match because I was constantly thinking about what people would say and how they would react if we were to lose", Harbhajan recalled.

Author: 0 Burr: 'It's unlikely that we will get a health care deal'

About 30 percent say it should not be passed at all, while another 26 percent say it needs major changes. Johnson downplayed a recent estimate from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office that under the House GOP bill, the number of Americans without health coverage would increase by 23 million by 2026.

Global White House Just Won't Say If Trump Believes in Climate Change
Author: 0 White House Just Won't Say If Trump Believes in Climate Change

Thirty cities, three states, more than 80 university presidents, and more than 100 companies are part of a growing group intending to uphold the Paris Agreement , the climate-change accord that President Donald Trump on Thursday announced the USA would be exiting .

Author: 0 Martin O'Neill insists Mexico defeat will help his team

Four minutes later Wes Hoolahan replaced Murphy, with both sides making numerous substitutions. He said: "I remember when we played Portugal - I played in that game and it was another tough night, but you learn from it and you come out a better player, and I certainly have".

Author: 0 IU experts say Trump wrong on Paris pact

Trump's decision to exit the agreement will make the U.S. one of just three countries not to participate, along with Syria and Nicaragua. It's a decision that will play well with his base, but has already been criticized by environmentalists, business leaders , governors and mayors.

Author: 0 U.S. states, cities step in to fill Trump Paris exit

During the Friday White House daily press briefing, CNN senior White House correspondent Jim Acosta berated EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt on behalf of planet Earth: "Why, then, is the arctic shelf melting?" Soon after Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke was asked the same question, and he dodged , too.

Author: 0 USA climate pact pullout could add 0.3 degrees of warming

By backing off the US commitment to address climate change, President Donald Trump leaves an opening for a chief economic rival, China , to expand its increasing dominance in the renewable energy industry. His estimate is that pulling out of the Paris agreement would cost the US economy $8.2 trillion through 2100. "Climate change is real". The Washington Post's Philip Rucker asked Pruitt.

Global Mayor Bill de Blasio presents $85.2 billion budget
Author: 0 Mayor Bill de Blasio presents $85.2 billion budget

Both sides were able to agree on adding new programs to the budget deal, which is an increase over the $84.86 proposal de Blasio made in April - and an even bigger jump over the $82.1 billion deal they shook hands on a year ago. The fiscal 2018 budget calls for the city to fund about $13 billion of new capital spending, drawing from the sale of general-obligation, Transitional Finance Authority and Water Finance Authority debt.

Author: 0 Corning Inc (NYSE:GLW) 2016 Q4 Sentiment

Jag Capital Management Llc increased Corning Inc . Brandywine Global Management Llc invested in 8,740 shares or 0% of the stock. The Blue Ridge Capital Llc holds 1.63M shares with $88.39M value, up from 998,000 last quarter . Deutsche Bank has "Buy" rating and $77 target. Baker Avenue Asset Management Lp sold 15,224 shares as Corning Inc Com (GLW)'s stock rose 5.06%. On Wednesday, April 27 the stock rating was initiated by Buckingham Research with "Buy".

Author: 0 Atlanta mayoral candidates speak out on Paris accord withdrawal

Trump said during his speech on Thursday that the Paris Climate Accord was "the latest example of Washington entering into an agreement that disadvantages the United States ". Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre said despite the president's decision, the mayors of many big American cities continue to support the accord . Connecticut Gov.

Author: 0 It's Final: Trump Will Not Move Embassy

After the flap over the secretary of State's remarks, Israel's Channel 2 television news reported that during preparations for Trump's visit to the Western Wall in the Old City, a USA diplomat referred to the location - one of Judaism's holiest sites - as part of the West Bank and not belonging to Israel.

Author: 0 This is what Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn's constituents think of them

However, after the terrorist attack in Manchester, she might be able to recover some of this ground by exploiting primitive tendencies. YouGov pollster Wells said that if younger voters turned out on election day, then May could win a much smaller majority than initially predicted or even lose her majority."The alternative is that all those young Corbynistas will prove a mirage and that some polls still contain too numerous sort of young people who vote, with the end result being that ...

Author: 0 UK police in bomb probe cordon off area in Manchester

Speaking about the vehicle find, Det Ch Supt Russ Jackson said it was "potentially a significant development". One University of Manchester student who lives on Oxney Road, next to Devell House, said, "we are all unable to access the house", and that they "were just told to stay away for the next few hours" by police.

Author: 0 World pledges to save 'Mother Earth' after Trump's snub

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and top officials from the European Union officials are set to reaffirm their commitment to a landmark climate change agreement after President Donald Trump said he was pulling the United States out of the Paris accord .

Author: 0 French President Macron Brags About Trump handshake, 'Not Innocent'

The two leaders met in Belgium on Thursday, ahead of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels . He shakes hands with Merkel and another world leader before shaking hands with Trump, which nearly seemed like a postscript to their aggressive handshake May 25.

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