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Author: 0 Trump to keep USA embassy in Tel Aviv

The White House added that the decision was made to "maximize the chances of successfully negotiating a deal between Israel and Palestinians". "But, as he has repeatedly stated his intention to move the embassy, the question is not if that move happens, but only when".

Author: 0 Trump Not Expected To Block Comey's Senate Testimony

The White House faces a dilemma over whether to block Comey's highly anticipated testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is probing any ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway said Friday on ABC's Good Morning America that Trump and his staff would be "watching with the rest of the world" to see what Comey has to say.

Author: 0 United States pulls out from Paris climate accord

Good Morning America host George Stephanopoulos posed that query to Trump senior advisor Kellyanne Conway three times during an interview Friday morning and three times she failed to answer directly. Specifically, it requires countries to set their own targets for reducing emissions by 2020. Former President Barack Obama made commitments on behalf of the United States, but they weren't approved by Congress as a treaty would be.

Author: 0 12 people arrested in connection with London bridge attack

Other witnesses reported seeing a man with a large blade, similar to a kitchen knife, and victims bleeding from stab wounds. The three suspects were shot dead within eight minutes of the first 999 call being received. "People were coming inside and saying they had witnessed people being stabbed". Prime Minister Theresa May said it was a potential act of terrorism and the Metropolitan Police force said it had declared the attacks as "terrorist incidents".

Author: 0 Philippine police say Manila casino attacker was jobless man in huge debt

IS claimed responsibility, with a report on its self-styled Amaq news agency saying its "fighters" carried out the attack. The gunman who attacked Resorts World Manila was a former government employee who allegedly had millions of pesos in debt and undeclared wealth, the finance department said Sunday.

Author: 0 Shangri-La dialogue: US Defense Secy hails India, quotes PM Modi

While competition between the USA and China, the world's two largest economies, is bound to occur conflict is not inevitable", Mattis said in a speech at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore . "Some have been concerned the withdrawal from the TPP and now from the Paris Climate Change Agreement herald a U.S. withdrawal from global leadership".

Author: 0 Mattis addresses China, North Korea, disputed waters during Asia trip

For his part Mattis on Saturday pledged the U.S. would stay engaged on North Korea , calling Kim Jong Un regime's missile program "a clear and present danger ". Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Defence Minister Marise Payne will host US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis - two of the most senior figures in President Donald Trump's administration - for the day-long AUSMIN meeting in Sydney on Monday.

Global After London attack, PM says Britain must contain extremism
Author: 0 After London attack, PM says Britain must contain extremism

Ben said: "We saw people running away and then I saw a man in red with a large blade, at a guess 10 inches long, stabbing a man, about three times". Assistant Police Commissioner Mark Rowley said the assailants were wearing what looked like explosive vests, which were later found to be fake. "The image I've got mainly now, I just remember three of them standing in the restaurant and the next thing they move".

Author: 0 China, EU claim climate leadership as US steps back

Trump's decision means the US will no longer be dropping billions of dollars into the Green Climate Fund . So-called investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) is meant to reassure investors but it is controversial because it gives companies rights over governments, and has led to huge payouts, such as Ecuador's agreement to pay Occidental Petroleum Corp roughly $980 million for seizing one of its oil fields.

Author: 0 Region reacts to London terror attacks

Theresa May condemned the attacks , saying "it is time to say enough is enough ". In what was Britain's deadliest terror attack since July 2005, the blast left 22 victims dead, including children, and more than 100 injured. One witness told Reuters that she saw what appeared to be three people with knife wounds and possibly their throats cut at London Bridge. They are being treated at six hospitals across London .

Author: 0 Too much tolerance of extremism in UK: Theresa May

Romanian chef Florin Morariu, who works in the Bread Ahead bakery, said he saw people running, and some fainting, and then two people approach another and "began to stick the knife in. A number of people were then stabbed, including an on-duty British Transport Police officer who was responding to the incident at London Bridge. "All Americans stand in solidarity with the people of the United Kingdom", she said.

Author: 0 Police make 12 arrests in connection with London attack

Theresa May while issuing her official statement after the terror attack , said Britain has suffered "enough" at the hands of terrorism , adding that her regime would launch a fierce crackdown on Islamist radicalism in the country. The van collided with a guardrail. "My thoughts are with the victims and those close to them". For many in London , Saturday's attack will be a grim reminder of the events on Westminster Bridge on March 22, when Khalid Masood drove a vehicle into ...

Global Bloomberg to Give $15M for US' Share of Paris Agreement
Author: 0 Bloomberg to Give $15M for US' Share of Paris Agreement

Merkel, who presided over an early United Nations global-warming conference in Berlin in 1995 when she was Helmut Kohl's environment minister, said she'll keep fighting. Millions of social media users are reading about the decision to exit the global agreement, and discussing the impact on China. Johnson told Sky News that Britain still wants the U.S.to take the lead in fighting climate change and called on individual US states to keep making progress on that front.

Author: 0 Indian-origin gay leader Leo Varadkar will be Ireland's next Prime Minister

Varadkar, who is also the son of an Indian immigrant , will be the fourth openly gay head of government in history: Luxembourg's current prime minister, Xavier Bettel, is also openly gay. The former first minister of Northern Ireland, DUP leader Arlene Foster, has spoken on the phone to congratulate Mr Varadkar. Varadkar is expected to become prime minister when parliament returns on June 13.

Author: 0 Terrorists kill seven, wound at least 50 in London

They then attacked restaurants and bars in nearby Borough Market, with witnesses reporting them shouting "this is for Allah". Witnesses reported seeing injured people on the ground on the bridge. "Within my line of sight, there were five or six people on the ground that were not moving", he said . Jamie, a witness who was in a restaurant on Rochester Walk near London Bridge, told the Press Association: "We were in the Black and Blue restaurant, we heard a fight and everyone got up ...

Author: 0 Trump Makes Unusual Case for Eliminating Legislative Filibuster

The Senate is now working to draft its own repeal legislation, which appears to be stalled by the same conservative-moderate divide that derailed the AHCA in March. Mr. Trump's tweets have kept his allies and opponents off balance during policy fights. 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 ...

Author: 0 NewsAlert: Canadian 'impacted' by London terror attack, official says

The president notes the attackers used a van to slam into pedestrians and then assaulted people with knives. Then the knife-wielding assailants took their attack to the nearby Borough Market, where survivors described a hellish scene in an area packed with people enjoying a night out in bars and restaurants.

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

The United States was one of 195 nations to sign the agreement, which also called on America to commit $3 billion in aid to other nations by 2020 and cut emissions by up to 28% by 2025. However, the rest of the signatories pledged to defend the agreement and not to backtrack in the fight against climate change. A comment that Donald Trump made yesterday in the White House Rose Garden when he announced the United States would pull out of the global Paris climate agreement was ...

Global United Kingdom poll: Hung Parliament forecast hits pound
Author: 0 United Kingdom poll: Hung Parliament forecast hits pound

But new figures from YouGov for The Times claim that the Conservatives could fall 16 seats short of an overall majority. May announced the snap election on the premise that she would easily win, receiving a personal mandate and enlarging her majority.

Author: 0 States police 'monitor' London terrorist attack

Police in the British capital said that a deadly collision of a van with pedestrians on London Bridge and a subsequent stabbing at a restaurant in the vicinity were acts of terrorism. Saturday. "There is far too much tolerance of extremism in our country. we cannot and must not pretend that things can continue as they are". "He was stabbing a man.he stabbed him about three times fairly calmly".

Global 12 suspects arrested in connection to London attack
Author: 0 12 suspects arrested in connection to London attack

The latest violence come less than two weeks after a deadly terror attack outside an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester killed 22 people plus the attacker, and injured approximately 116 - included children and parents waiting to pick up their kids from the concert.

Author: 0 British police round up 12 people linked to London attack

In March, a auto ramming and knife attack in Westminster left five people dead, and two weeks ago a bombing outside of an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester killed 22 people, including young fans. The van collided with a guardrail. It was in the market, just south of the bridge, where police killed the attackers and ended the rampage. Officers rushed into the nearby Katzenjammers bar and ordered people to sit on the floor, patron Paul Connell told CNN.

Global Iran Dismisses US Allegation of Terror Attempt
Author: 0 Iran Dismisses US Allegation of Terror Attempt

Boeing said Saudi Arabia has accepted buying Chinook helicopters, associated support services and guided weapons systems, besides also intends to purchase P-8 surveillance aircraft. Nearly every terror attack in the West has had some connection to Saudi Arabia . "The Saudis dazzled Trump's inexperienced negotiators with attention, arms deals, and donations to a World Bank Fund for women that Ivanka Trump is championing even though Trump demanded in 2016 that the Clinton Foundation return ...

Global Molefe launches legal bid to stay Eskom CEO
Author: 0 Molefe launches legal bid to stay Eskom CEO

According to reports on Sunday, both public enterprises minister Lynne Brown and the Eskom board have received notice of the legal bid, which Molefe wants to be heard urgently. The decision came after an interministerial committee resolved to ask the Eskom board to reverse its decision to reappoint him. "In giving effect to and on the basis of the Minister's directive contained in the letter dated 31 May 2017, it was resolved that the resolution of the Board of Directors taken on 02 May ...

Author: 0 Police hunt for links to London Bridge attackers

Bursts of gunfire echoed through the streets - likely from armed police - and at least three blasts rang out as police performed controlled explosions. "The ongoing operation is led by the Met, working closely with British Transport Police, City of London Police, the London Ambulance Service and the London Fire Brigade".

Global The best quotes from the Question Time Leaders' special
Author: 0 The best quotes from the Question Time Leaders' special

A respected model made by Michael Ashcroft, who once served as treasurer of the Conservative Party, showed on Friday that May's likely majority had declined from a week ago but estimated that she would still increase her majority to 60 seats.

Author: 0 Merkel, Modi refer to each other as a 'reliable partner'

Asked about a possible change in personnel Mr Spicer said that the president was "very pleased with his team", but noted that "ultimately the best messenger is the president himself". Italian, German and French leaders also dismissed Mr Trump's suggestion that the global pact could be revised. But Trump doesn't need facts .

Author: 0 Madrid becomes first club to retain Champions League title

TONI KROOS ( Real Madrid): The most creative player in the competition, Kroos has added more to Madrid's successful campaign than his one goal and one assist suggest. But Real Madrid are now like that, as Perez said, they are a winning machine, looking always towards the next victory, driven by a man who is always looking for the next goal.

Author: 0 UK leader: Islamic extremism must be contained after attack

A stunned American tells the cameraman: 'I started walking over the bridge then there was like eight people'. The prime minister said attacks are now inspired "by copying one another and often using the crudest of means of attack". and then I froze and I didn't know what to do". Local restaurant owner Jack Applebee said he saw people running down the street and heard a female voice shout "they're stabbing everyone".

Author: 0 Iraq paramilitary troops take strategic town west of Mosul

The capture of Baaj shrinks the area under control of the Takfiri militants in the border region between Iraq and Syria , where Daesh leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is believed to be hiding, Reuters reported. Attacks on Islamic State group targets by USA -led coalition forces have killed 484 civilians since mid-2014, the US military reported Friday. Fighters from Lebanon's Shia Hezbollah are also working closely with Iranian military commanders in Syria.

Global Why vehicles are becoming common weapons in terror attacks
Author: 0 Why vehicles are becoming common weapons in terror attacks

Police asked people to avoid the areas affected, with London Bridge being closed in both directions. The Prime Minister Theresa May was to chair a meeting of the government's emergency COBRA committee. "He received serious but not life-threatening injuries", he said. Three suspected attackers have been shot dead by police. "The suspects were wearing what looked like explosive vests, but these were later established to be hoaxes", Rowley said.

Global NY officer dragged by car, critically injured; 2 in custody
Author: 0 NY officer dragged by car, critically injured; 2 in custody

O'Neill declined to describe the extent of Veve's injuries. A 15-year-old suspect was left ins serious condition with a gunshot wound to his face. Veve was rushed to the hospital, O'Neill said. The vehicle continued to drive on Tilden, taking a right on East 53rd Street, dragging Police Officer Veve for two and a half blocks, before the officer became free and fell on the street.

Author: 0 U.S. states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

Trump's decision, announced on Thursday, "was an affront to our faith in Christ, who calls us to love and be concerned for our neighbors around the world who are impacted by climate change", said Kyle Meyaard-Schaap, the national organizer and spokesman for Young Evangelicals for Climate Action.

Global Terror in London: Attacks at Two Popular Tourist Spots
Author: 0 Terror in London: Attacks at Two Popular Tourist Spots

French President Emmanuel Macron denounced the "abominable and cowardly" attack and said France will continue fighting "terrorism with all our strength alongside Britain and all other countries concerned". They were heard shouting "This is for Allah" as they attacked people. At 10.08 p.m. BST Saturday night (5.08 p.m. ET), London Metropolitan officers responded to reports of a vehicle colliding with pedestrians on London Bridge .

Author: 0 The American Health Care Act

Among Republicans, however, the replacement legislation has broad support. Nearly half of the public, 49 percent, holds favorable views of the ACA, while 42 percent have negative views, which are among the law's most positive ratings tracked in polls by the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation in the years since the law's passage.

Author: 0 London Attack: Police Arrest 12 In East London Suburb

We don't believe there is, but we must make absolutely certain of that. May said that Britain was facing a new threat from copycat attacks, and "it is time to say 'enough is enough.'" She called for worldwide agreements to curb online extremism, said longer jail sentences might be needed for terrorism offenses and argued that there is "far too much tolerance of extremism in our country".

Author: 0 Report vehicle hits pedestrians on London Bridge, some said hurt

The unidentified man talks to someone to his left with the pint in his right hand. "As I was thinking. which direction should I run, the van swerved across the other side of the bridge from me". K., we will be there", he said, adding, "WE ARE WITH YOU. Less than two weeks ago, a suicide bomber killed 22 people including children at a concert by USA singer Ariana Grande in Manchester in northern England.

Author: 0 London Bridge Attack: 'Five Held by Police After Barking Raid'

Three men fled the van with large knives and attacked people at bars and restaurants in nearby Borough Market, police and witnesses said. Video from a crowded bar near the bridge showed patrons in a cavernous space being ordered to the floor by police officers and huddling under tables to protect themselves.

Author: 0 Climate and terrorism two big threats for humanity: PM Modi in France

French President Emmanuel Macron , left, speaks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Even if other countries were to step up their carbon footprint reduction goals, they would not make up for the dent caused by the US, Dhar said, adding that the US can not shift the burden of addressing climate change to countries like India and China.

Author: 0 'This is for Allah'; 12 arrested after London terror attacks

Giving an update on the investigation outside New Scotland Yard, he said "significant progress" had been made in identifying the attackers. Armed police fired shots after reports of stabbings and a van hitting pedestrians on London Bridge today in an incident reminiscent of a terror attack in March just days ahead of a general election.

Author: 0 Rain Plays Spoilsport Again, Game to Resume at 6:40PM

When Dhawan was dismissed in the 25 over, Rohit was on 64 from 83 balls - not great, but not too bad either - and when play was stopped for a second time due to rain, Rohit walked back to the dressing room on 77 from a 108 balls. Incoming batsman Yuvraj Singh , true to his reputation, started thrashing Pakistani bowlers all around the park. The fielding gaffes began nearly immediately, Ahmed Shehzad fluffing a regulation stop at point to set a trend that peaked with Hasan Ali dropping ...

Author: 0 Afghanistan sees ISI hand in Kabul blast

However, the spokesperson of ACB, Fareed Hotak, on Wednesday stated that there was no agreement between Pakistan and Afghanistan for cricket series, adding that if there was going to be any agreement, sentiments of Afghan people would be considered first.

Global YouGov poll after Question Time still predicts hung parliament
Author: 0 YouGov poll after Question Time still predicts hung parliament

Jeremy Corbyn has hit out at Theresa May for refusing to debate with him on television, saying it was a "shame" that she had decided not to take part in a head-to-head showdown. will not abide by the decisions of the European Court of Justice. "I think it's a shame the Prime Minister decided not to debate". Sir Michael said: "All of these things have to be paid for".

Global Canadian 'impacted' by London terror attack that killed seven, official says
Author: 0 Canadian 'impacted' by London terror attack that killed seven, official says

The gesture came the morning after three attackers careened a white van into pedestrians on London Bridge, in the heart of the British capital, Sunday evening. The trio were pictured wearing what appeared to be explosive vests, with police later confirming they were fake. He said May and Corbyn "will both say they are not playing politics with this, but they both are".

Author: 0 Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege for Comey testimony - NY Times

By scheduling a hearing next Thursday, the Senate Intelligence Committee is forcing Trump to decide if he wants to invoke executive privilege in an attempt to stop his fired Federal Bureau of Investigation chief from speaking. presidential election. Asked on Friday if the White House might invoke executive privilege, press secretary Sean Spicer said, "That committee hearing was just noticed, and I think obviously it's got to be reviewed".

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin Likens Accusations of Election Meddling to Anti-Semitism

And Putin's remark to Kelly that the TV host's young daughter could have pinned responsibility on Russia is reminiscent of Trump's remark, during a debate, that "somebody sitting on their bed that weighs 400 pounds" could have hacked Democratic National Committee during the campaign, not Russian operatives.

Author: 0 UKIP says won't suspend election campaigning after London attack

But for some of those close to the scene of the attacks, the message was more cautious. "We ran for like 100 meters and then saw loads of police cars turned up and there was kind of a period of quite intense gunfire", he said. Indonesia too has been battling Muslim militants groups that have staged attacks across the sprawling archipelago, including in the capital Jakarta.

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