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Author: 0 PM says Paris Agreement is a shared world legacy

Macron meets Modi as the world reels over Trump's withdrawal from the Paris climate accord, and as Macron beefs up his diplomatic credibility by meeting major world leaders. Boost for bilateral defence relations: India and Russian Federation agreed to "upgrade and intensify" cooperation, through joint manufacture, co-production, co-development of military hardware and military spares, and sharing of future technologies.

Global North Korea missiles a 'direct threat' to Russia
Author: 0 North Korea missiles a 'direct threat' to Russia

The Japanese defence minister said the threat had entered a new stage and urged the North to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programs and cease its provocative actions. He has maintained that India supports freedom of navigation and seeks "utmost respect" for worldwide law, amid China's muscle flexing in the region. India has an active territorial dispute with China, and is increasingly anxious out China's build-up of military forces and infrastructure along the disputed ...

Global Russia calls North Korea missiles as a 'direct threat'
Author: 0 Russia calls North Korea missiles as a 'direct threat'

North Korea slammed the "mean" sanctions and instead vowed to press ahead with its missile and nuclear weapons programs. North Korea, Mattis said, is the major threat in the region and is at odds with the global community. But it doesn't have to be a comparable foe to hurt Americans or our allies. "If there are any issues, we have to find commonalities" out of the organization, Ryamizard said.

Author: 0 United States departure turns spotlight on China

Trump's announcement sent the issue of climate change - and May's attempts to bolster the trans-Atlantic "special relationship" with the US - to the top of the agenda Friday in campaigning for Britain's June 8 election. At least two Republican governors announced Friday they were partnering with Democratic-run states to combat climate change after Trump's announcement sparked swift condemnation from academics, industry leaders and environmental experts.

Author: 0 4 nations cut diplomatic ties to Qatar as Gulf rift deepens

A Saudi official cited by SPA said the country chose to "sever diplomatic and consular ties with Qatar, and to close all land, sea and aviation ports". Doha has alleged that hackers took over the news site and published "fake comments from its ruling emir about Iran and Israel". Bahrain's foreign ministry claimed Qatar's "media incitement, support for armed terrorist activities and funding linked to Iranian groups to carry out sabotage and spreading chaos in Bahrain" as reasons for the ...

Global Mattis reassures allies as US turns to China on N Korea
Author: 0 Mattis reassures allies as US turns to China on N Korea

North Korean coal exports dropped to zero in April, a United Nations report showed Sunday, as the worldwide community puts pressure on the reclusive regime to give up its nuclear and long-range missile programs. He called North Korea an "urgent military threat". Japanese Defence Minister Tomomi Inada later said she placed "full trust" in the United States, a sentiment echoed by Australian Defence Minister Marise Payne .

Global Clemson shuts out Vandy to force deciding game
Author: 0 Clemson shuts out Vandy to force deciding game

The Commodores (35-22-1) advanced to Sunday night's regional final. Vanderbilt scored four runs in the top of the sixth inning after the first two batters were retired to take a 7-0 lead. Vanderbilt starter Drake Fellows (3-3) suffered the loss, as he gave up six hits, two runs and two walks with seven strikeouts in 6.2 innings pitched.

Author: 0 Kremlin wants stability and peace in the Gulf despite Qatar diplomatic row

Emirates said on its website Monday flights would be suspended until further notice starting Tuesday. "This by itself is a violation of its (Qatar's) sovereignty as a state", it added. The UAE has also accused Qatar of "supporting, funding and embracing terrorism, extremism and sectarian organisations". "Due to the insistence of the State of Qatar in further destabilizing security and stability in the Kingdom of Bahrain and interference in its affairs, continuing the escalation and ...

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia cuts diplomatic ties to Qatar

Today's development raises tensions in the world's biggest oil-producing region while increasing the prospect of supply disruptions from the Middle East, including OPEC members Saudi Arabia , Iran and Qatar. Qatar is home to the sprawling al-Udeid Air Base, which is home to the USA military's Central Command and some 10,000 American troops. Qatar is home to the sprawling al-Udeid Air Base, which is home to the United States military's Central Command and some 10,000 American troops.

Author: 0 'Ramblin Man' Gregg Allman buried near Hwy 41

He was buried near his brother Duane Allman , who died in a motorcycle accident in 1971. Allman died May 27 at his home near Savannah , Georgia, at age 69. with the time change", said Kathleen Acuri. "That's in his wishes".Raised by a single mother after his father was shot to death, he idolized his guitar-slinging older brother Duane and became his musical partner.

Author: 0 Climate move seeks to please Trump's most ardent backers

What is striking about the reaction to the Trump decision is how many business leaders are talking about the economic opportunity that global climate action brings, opportunities that USA could well miss out on. But if that was the case, the former oil executive put a courageous face on the decision, which has seen Europe and China pull together to renew their support for the 2015 agreement.

Author: 0 BC man recounts shocking moment when sea lion snatched girl

Then, the sea lion popped up out of the water and a little girl at the edge of the dock giggled. All of a sudden, the sea lion emerged out of the water and grabbed hold of the girl's dress and pulls her into the water . In general, the best thing for animals is to leave them alone. Kiesman told the outlet that feeding sea lions is the equivalent to offering food to bears.

Author: 0 Trump Calls London Attacks 'Evil Slaughter,' Vows 'Bloodshed Will End'

Rowley said police were confident that the three men fatally shot by officers in the minutes after the assault were the only attackers, but there was "clearly more to do" in the investigation. The High Commission of Canada in the United Kingdom confirmed Sunday morning that a Canadian had been "impacted" by Saturday night's deadly terrorist attack in London .

Global US reassures Australia of continued close ties
Author: 0 US reassures Australia of continued close ties

He is in Sydney for an annual conference along with U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford and the head of Pacific Command Admiral Harry Harris. North Korea has become a security priority for Washington since Pyongyang vowed to accelerate its nuclear and missile programmes and to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the US mainland.

Author: 0 A blast of hot air with Trump's climate move

Vaughan joins other mayors from cities such as New York, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco and Los Angeles. "Pittsburgh and other cities know that fighting climate change will not only save our planet, but save lives", Peduto said in a statement .

Global London terror attack: Canadian Christine Archibald named as one of victims killed
Author: 0 London terror attack: Canadian Christine Archibald named as one of victims killed

President Donald Trump is criticizing London's mayor on Twitter after he sought to reassure residents about a stepped-up police presence on city streets following a deadly attack there. The attack came just a night before a benefit concert in Manchester held by pop singer Ariana Grande and others to pay tribute to the 22 people, including children, who died when suicide bomber Salman Abedi blew himself up at the end of her concert less than two weeks ago.

Global One Love Manchester: Piers Morgan apologises after Ariana Grande show
Author: 0 One Love Manchester: Piers Morgan apologises after Ariana Grande show

Grande appeared emotional as she performed some of her hits, including " Break Free ". Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or important. Take That, who are from Manchester, followed Mumford with fun energy that the crowd danced to. Other performers included Little Mix, Niall Horan , Imogen Heap and Victoria Monet.

Global Germany, Turkey to discuss impasse over visiting troops
Author: 0 Germany, Turkey to discuss impasse over visiting troops

Germany is considering moving its soldiers from Incirlik air force base in Turkey to Jordan or another country in the region because the Turkish government refuses to grant German lawmakers access to the site. Relations between Ankara and Berlin started to go off track early past year after the German parliament passed a resolution naming the deaths of 1.5 million Armenians from 1915 a genocide.

Global North Korea rejects new sanctions, to continue weapons programme -KCNA
Author: 0 North Korea rejects new sanctions, to continue weapons programme -KCNA

North Korea on Sunday denounced the new sanctions imposed two days earlier by the U.N. Security Council after Pyongyang conducted a ninth ballistic missile test this year in defiance of earlier U.N. "North Korea's continued pursuit of nuclear weapons and the means to deliver them is not new", Mattis said in his prepared remarks. Moon's government has said it will evaluate expanding civilian exchanges with North Korea, while sternly dealing with its missile and other weapons tests.

Author: 0 Donald Trump vows to do 'whatever is necessary' to protect the US

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he was "heartbroken" to learn of Ms Archibald's death. Candice Hedge is being treated in St. Thomas' Hospital and Andrew Morrison received stitches and was on his way home to Australia. The attack was the third to hit Britain in quick succession after a similar incident on Westminster Bridge in March and a suicide bombing that killed 22 people at a pop concert in Manchester, northern England, less than two weeks ago.

Author: 0 GOP Health Bill Pleases Most Republicans, But Not Many Other Americans

Senate should switch to 51 votes, immediately, and get Healthcare and tax cuts approved, fast and easy". The CBO and the JCT issued cost estimates for prior versions of the AHCA on March 23, 2017 and on March 13, 2017 . Of the 54 percent who said this, 4 percent believe that the law fulfills all of Trump's promises, 10 percent believe it fulfills most of his promises, and 40 percent believe it fulfills at least some of his promises.

Author: 0 London terror attacks: Trump criticised for tweets against city Mayor

Others joked that it was only right that he should take his beer with him, given London's notoriously high prices. "It's not about me", said Khan. Police had shot dead the three men eight minutes from when they got the first call. With the United Kingdom national elections due on June 8, the country's major political parties temporarily suspended campaigning but May says the vote will take place as scheduled because "violence can never be allowed to disrupt the democratic process".

Author: 0 UK police have arrested 12 people over London Bridge attack

The attackers, wielding blades and knives, then ran down a set of stairs into Borough Market where they stabbed people in several different restaurants. British Transport Police Chief Const. Paul Crowther visited the officer in hospital and said that "it became clear that he showed enormous courage in the face of danger".

Global Trump Not Planning to Invoke Executive Privilege for Comey Testimony
Author: 0 Trump Not Planning to Invoke Executive Privilege for Comey Testimony

Putin insisted that the hackers could have tried to make it look like Moscow was behind the act. Putin, in an exclusive interview with Kelly , insisted the hackers could have come from "anywhere" and then they could have - in a savvy and professional way - shifted the blame to make it look like Russian Federation was behind the hacking.

Global Egypt launches 2nd day of Libyan air strikes after attack on Christians
Author: 0 Egypt launches 2nd day of Libyan air strikes after attack on Christians

IS said on Saturday that its fighters had ambushed the Christians as they were travelling to the Saint Samuel monastery in Egypt's southern province of Minya. The Islamic State took responsibility for bombing the St. Peter and St. Paul Church in Cairo's al-Abbasiya neighborhood in December and also took credit in April for targeting the Saint Mark's Church in Alexandria and the Mar Girgis church in Tanta.

Global Trump Goes After London Mayor Sadiq Khan After Terror Attack
Author: 0 Trump Goes After London Mayor Sadiq Khan After Terror Attack

Some of those hospitalized are in critical condition, London Mayor Sadiq Khan said. One Canadian national and one Frenchman were among the fatalities and seven French citizens were injured. "Terrorist content has no place on Twitter ", Nick Pickles, UK head of public policy at Twitter, said in a statement , adding that in the second half of 2016 it had suspended almost 400,000 accounts.

Author: 0 Unsure of US, Asia builds new alliances to counter China

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says that he expects the Trump Administration will realize continued engagement in the Indo-Pacific region is in the interest of the US, during a speech at an annual regional security summit in Singapore .

Author: 0 4 nations cut diplomatic ties to Qatar as Arab rift deepens

Doha quickly issued a denial, saying that the news agency had been hacked and that a "false statement" had been published. Doha launched the probe after accusing hackers of publishing false remarks attributed to Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani on the Qatar News Agency website.

Global Ninth Man Arrested in Connection With Manchester Bombing
Author: 0 Ninth Man Arrested in Connection With Manchester Bombing

Senator John McCain, Republican chairman of Senate Armed Services Committee, said: "The British are citizens of a sovereign nation". A large part of the Manchester terror network Salman Abedi was connected to, and who helped him carry out the attack, have already been arrested.

Global WBJEE 2017 Results Expected Tomorrow At Wbjeeb
Author: 0 WBJEE 2017 Results Expected Tomorrow At Wbjeeb

Search for the WBJEE 2017 results link. The WBJEE 2017 result will include the rank that the candidate has achieved in the entrance exam. Results for both Paper 1 and 2 will be included in the rank card. The Papers were conducted in two different shifts. The Board had released the WBJEE Official Answer Key online on 17 May. The WBJEE score card will also have the paper-wise marks and aggregate marks scored by the students in the entrance exam.

Global United States intercepts intercontinental ballistic missile in test
Author: 0 United States intercepts intercontinental ballistic missile in test

The " Ground-based Midcourse Defense " system as it's called, intercepted a dummy ICBM for the first time, over the Pacific Ocean, marking a major technical milestone for the program. The Pentagon declared the missile-defense system ready for combat in 2004, but its testing history has been mixed. Syring said initial results from the $244 million test indicate that the interceptor and ICBM was "a direct hit, a complete obliteration", but the agency will analyze the data over the next 30 ...

Author: 0 John Kerry Blasts Trump Administration for Paris Move

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt , also on Sunday's "Meet The Press", was one of the members of the administration to push President Trump to exit the agreement, and firmly defended the president's decision Sunday morning, including repeating his assertion that other nations around the world applauded the USA previously signing on because "it put us at an economic disadvantage".

Author: 0 North Korea says rejects new sanctions, to continue nuclear program

Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada later said she placed "full trust" in the United States , a sentiment echoed by Australian Defense Minister Marise Payne. Allies around the world have been concerned about the commitment of the United States since Trump took office on January 20 because of his "America First" rhetoric and expectations that he would concentrate on a domestic agenda.

Author: 0 London Bridge attack: First victim identified as homeless shelter worker Christine Archibald

Seven people were killed on Saturday evening, when three assailants used a hire van to drive into pedestrians on London Bridge before launching a stabbing spree in a busy Borough Market. Plus two more , whose IDs are unknown, but have been confirmed this morning by Malcolm Turnbull. Both had been stabbed in the neck. Network Rail said London Bridge rail and London Underground stations reopened at 5am but the rail station will be exit only.

Author: 0 South Korea raises bird flu alert after confirming first case since April

Highly pathogenic avian influenza refers to viruses that cause severe disease in birds and result in high death rates, according to the World Health Organization. H5N8 avian flu has been confirmed in a small flock of chickens and geese at a premises near Diss, South Norfolk today (3 June ). Following aa avian influenza outbreak in November 2016, the South Korean authorities culled more than 33 million birds.

Author: 0 London Attacks: 12 Arrested, Islamic State Claims Responsibility

The men were wearing what appeared to be canisters attached to their bodies. The attacks began on London Bridge just after 10 p.m. Saturday when a van veered off the road, knocking down pedestrians on the bridge. The attack came only days before snap elections, and national campaigning for Thursday's general election was suspended for the day out of respect for the victims, some of whom have life-threatening injuries.

Author: 0 London terror attacks: ISIS claims responsibility

NHS England has said 21 people are in a critical condition following Saturday night's terror attack in Central London . Those include five men, ages 38, 28, 52, 55, 27 and a 55-year-old, who was released without charge. "I saw a young girl being stabbed in the chest", he told LBC radio. "I chucked it, but I think I missed one of them, and then I picked up a stool, and I threw it at him.

Author: 0 One Love Manchester concert

Davies had attended Grande's Manchester Arena show with her daughter Isla , 13, and Isla's friend India , 12, and - two weeks on - still has her arm in a sling, having fallen and broken her shoulder in the aftermath of May 22's bomb blast.

Global 'Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly' premiere features interview with Vladimir Putin
Author: 0 'Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly' premiere features interview with Vladimir Putin

Megyn Kelly made her much-ballyhooed debut on NBC Sunday, though she didn't exactly live up to the title of her new magazine show that went up against 60 Minutes . Then we talked about some other stuff. And then afterwards I was told, 'You know there was an American gentleman, he was involved in some things. Putin said he didn't realize that Flynn had been involved with anything having to do with US intelligence until someone told him afterward.

Author: 0 Free benefit tickets for survivors of Manchester attack

The good news is, Ticketmaster's on the case. Ticketmaster released a statement shortly after the sell-out, saying that the event "was unsurprisingly met with remarkable demand for One Love Manchester tickets we had on sale this morning-140,000 fans were on the website and our call center was buzzing..." TICKETS to Ariana Grande's concert in aid of the Manchester bombing victims sold out inside six minutes yesterday.

Global Davidson knocks off UNC again, 2-1, to win NCAA regional
Author: 0 Davidson knocks off UNC again, 2-1, to win NCAA regional

Baum (7-0) earned the win, setting up another matchup with Davidson later Sunday. Davidson managed to get the better of the Tar Heels for a second time in the Chapel Hill Regional, eliminating UNC from the NCAA Tournament. The Tar Heels put two runners on with one out in the ninth against Durin O'Linger. The UNC offense couldn't get much going off Davidson starter Josh Hudson, who struck out six in seven innings of work.

Author: 0 London attack: 12 arrested in Barking after van and knife attack

Chrissy Archibald, a Canadian woman killed in the London terror attack . "The police were absolutely brilliant, they came in and explained the situation", patron Paul Connell told CNN". Renan Marquese, a sous-chef at a tapas restaurant, said he was working when he heard chaotic sounds outside. An Australian was among those hospitalised, while a Spaniard escaped with light injuries.

Author: 0 Macron says was ready to out-Trump in handshake

He went on to compare Trump to Russian and Turkey Presidents. Accustomed to seeing their president literally crush the hand of his interlocutor, the American journalists greatly appreciated the attitude of Emmanuel Macron when it came, for him, the moment to shake the hand of Donald Trump .

Author: 0 UN Slaps New Sanctions On North Korea

The event, which saw the participation of over 500 participants from more than 40 countries, including defence ministers and senior officials from the US, Japan, Australia and New Zealand, stressed the need to maintain peace and security in Southeast Asia on the basis of respecting global commitments and law.

Author: 0 Touching Moments from Ariana Grande's 'One Love Manchester' Concert

Ariana said she had not planned to play so many of her big hits but changed her mind after meeting the mother of Olivia Campbell, 15, who was among the victims of the blast at her concert. Robbie Williams , who dedicated his song "Angels" to the attack victims, was helped by 50,000 of his Manchester fans after he struggled to get through.

Author: 0 Theresa May refuses to rule out increasing income tax

Despite May leading Corbyn when it comes to who voters think would be the most capable prime minister, the Tory leader is down six points from two weeks ago. "It's a dereliction of both her duty to her country and our duty to our planet". "If the Prime Minister has a very big majority she will be able to do what she likes - the bigger the majority, the bigger the reshuffle", an unnamed minister was quoted by the Telegraph as saying.

Author: 0 Hostage Situation In Melbourne Following Blast

Police confirmed at 6pm they were at the scene of a shooting and hostage situation in Bay Street, Brighton. Over 100 people have been herded into the Coles supermarket, around 100m away from the apartments. The Nepean Highway and Hampton Street remain closed. "Victoria Police specialist units are now on scene". One person said police had arrested a person and who was handcuffed at a bus stop in Bay Street.

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