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Author: 0 'Americans don't need Washington to meet our Paris commitments', says Michael Bloomberg

French President Emmanuel Macron said the Paris climate change agreement is irreversible despite U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the pact. "I don't think we're going to change our ongoing efforts to reduce those emissions in the future", said Tillerson here before his meeting with visiting Brazilian counterpart Aloysio Nunes Ferreira.

Global N Korea slams 'mean' targeted United Nations sanctions
Author: 0 N Korea slams 'mean' targeted United Nations sanctions

At one point, the North called on the local government to live up to the historic June 15th North-South Joint Declaration, an inter-Korea agreement promoting peace between the two countries. Desperate game administration trump only toward the day when the continent will turn to ash " - said in North Korea. Experts in Seoul and Washington generally acknowledge North Korea's advancement in its nuclear and missile development program but say the regime is not capable yet of attacking the ...

Global New Jersey voters on path to picking Christie's successor
Author: 0 New Jersey voters on path to picking Christie's successor

Democrats and Republicans in New Jersey are holding their primaries on Tuesday, when party voters will nominate gubernatorial candidates for November. His opponents attack Murphy for his career on Wall Street. Chris Russell, a consultant and spokesman for Ciattarelli's campaign, said Guadagno's record is nothing to brag about, particularly when it comes to property taxes and jobs.

Author: 0 Mladenovic defeats defending champion Muguruza

After losing 6-1 in the opening set, the Spanish levelled the score with a 6-3 win in the second set. Kristina Mladenovic got a lot right in her fourth round-win against the 2016 French Open champion Garbine Muguruza on Sunday. I don't know how many people can fit in the Porsche Arena - it's also indoors - but it was ridiculous. "I played well in Rome". In addition, all eight women who play in the fourth round Monday are seeking a first major title , so it will be the first ...

Author: 0 Sturgeon sees independence from United Kingdom by 2025 - ITV

She told Scots she was a "passionate Unionist" as she raised the prospect of Labour's Jeremy Corbyn in Number 10 with Scottish First Minister and SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon "pulling the strings". 'That is a democratically unsustainable position'. She said: "The point of principle for me is the end of the process". Calum Kerr told us: "One of the things me and my colleague Paul Wheelhouse has been able to do is really put the Borders on the map in Scottish politics and U.K.

Author: 0 Trump condemns Kabul attack in call with Ghani

Most of the casualties were civilians , including women and children, the Afghan government said . "In light of the findings of security services and calls by the Afghan nation, the ACB hereby cancel all kinds of cricket matches and initial mutual relationship agreement with the Pakistan Cricket Board", the statement added.

Author: 0 British Police Name 2 Attackers From Terrorist Attack In London

Prime Minister Theresa May emphasized this point in her response, saying terrorism can not be defeated alone by military intervention or other counter-terrorism operations. We recently witnessed this after the attacks in Manchester and in the Westminster area of London . Some 20,000 other suspects, however, are on the periphery, according to the sources.

Global Ranking US diplomat in China resigns
Author: 0 Ranking US diplomat in China resigns

But sources familiar with the decision indicated that Rank's departure is directly tied to Trump's controversial move to pull out of the accord. Rank was acting ambassador, and former Iowa Governor Terry Branstad has been confirmed as the new ambassador in May.

Author: 0 Report suggests Russia hackers breached voting software firm

The government intelligence report suggests that the election-related hacking penetrated further into US voting systems than previously known. The top-secret document was independently verified , The Intercept reported and claimed that Russian military intelligence attempted to hack election officials' computers with malware.

Author: 0 London Bridge Attack vigil: Thousands send message of defiance to terrorists

Oliver Dowling was out for dinner with his girlfriend at the Borough Markets on Saturday night local time when the attack happened, leaving seven people dead. She said that while he would attend meetings, he rarely spoke up and was not at the helm of the group. "I got people to start evacuating inside from our little garden that we have.

Global 'Fat boy' flies: ISRO's heavy rocket fails to blow up
Author: 0 'Fat boy' flies: ISRO's heavy rocket fails to blow up

The rocket used a cryogenic engine, developed in India after the United States leaned on Russian Federation in the 1990s not to supply such a powerful engine in case it was used for missiles. The space agency tested a less-developed version of the rocket in December 2014 while the cryogenic engine was still in the testing phase. Weighing 3,136-kilogram, the GSAT-19 satellite is the heaviest satellite made and launched from our own soil till date.

Global US confirms North Korea launched short-range ballistic missile
Author: 0 US confirms North Korea launched short-range ballistic missile

On Monday morning, a short-range ballistic missile traveled around 450km and landed in the Sea of Japan , 300km off the Japanese coast. According to analysts the test gave North Korea critical information on developing a re-entry vehicle for nuclear warheads and showed Pyongyang had a missile capable of striking the US territory of Guam.

Author: 0 Fired employee kills 5, then himself at Orlando business

The woman told reporters her sister was not shot but received medical attention for shock. The gunman fatally shot himself, and another victim was rushed to a hospital, mortally wounded. Shelley Adams , a resident of the area, told local media her sister worked at the firm and had been in the bathroom when she heard shooting. The victim of that incident was not among the dead Monday, Demings said.

Author: 0 CORBYN: Theresa May should resign as prime minister over police cuts

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian was due to visit Britain on Monday to speak to the injured French nationals. She said that, since 2015, police budgets had been protected "despite the fact that Jeremy Corbyn's front bench suggested that police budgets should be cut by up to 10 per cent".

Author: 0 Sterling drops after poll showing risk of hung parliament

Jeremy Corbyn is predicted to gain nearly 30 seats in the YouGov poll (Picture: Getty Images)So would the Tories and Lib Dems form a coalition again? But in the post-referendum world, all political developments need to be viewed through a Brexit prism and an argument can be made that a hung parliament which delivered or held out the prospect of a softer-Brexit coalition of the left-of-centre parties (Labour/Lib Dems/SNP) might actually be GBP positive.

Author: 0 London attacker a Pakistani, shifts focus on Pakistan as cradle of terror

Saturday's attack, which left seven people dead, marked the third major terrorist strike in Britain in as many months - the first unfolding steps from Parliament and the second outside a packed pop concert in Manchester. While British pollsters all predict May will win the most seats in Thursday's election, they have given an array of different numbers for how big her win will be, ranging from a landslide victory to a much more slender win without a majority.

Global Police name 2 of 3 London attackers
Author: 0 Police name 2 of 3 London attackers

It's unclear whether the president has conveyed his requests to the Justice Department , which he oversees, in a forum other than Twitter . The White House did not immediately respond to requests for that information. "If we don't get smart it will only get worse". Earlier Monday, London City Hall said it had installed security barriers overnight on three prominent London bridges-Waterloo, Lambeth and Westminster-with the aim of stopping any cars from mounting the sidewalk and ...

Global Theresa May urged to take tougher line against Donald Trump on climate
Author: 0 Theresa May urged to take tougher line against Donald Trump on climate

Instead, Pruitt lashed out, saying "we have nothing to be apologetic about as a country", despite the United States being the world's second-largest emitter of greenhouse gases after China . He spoke directly to scientists and engineers in the U.S. "I don't think we're going to change our ongoing efforts to reduce those emissions in the future either", Tillerson said.

Global Putin on Flynn: 'I didn't even really talk to him'
Author: 0 Putin on Flynn: 'I didn't even really talk to him'

Putin told the NBC host that, after one day, he has a closer relationship to her than he did with Flynn. "But, you know, I never met him". "You and I have been working together all day today and now are meeting again". Do you know how many specialists there are who can make it look as if your children sent something from your home IP address? "[ Putin] talked openly about his family, and it was off the record so I won't get into it, but he talked lovingly about his family ", the NBC ...

Global Man held over Manchester attack released without charge
Author: 0 Man held over Manchester attack released without charge

British police said Saturday they had arrested a new suspect in the May 22 terrorist attack at a pop concert in Manchester, bringing to 11 the number of men in custody. Abedi himself had returned from Libya, known to be a hotbed of IS activity, four days before carrying out the bombing. Did you see him? The star spent time with youngsters at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital in a surprise appearance ahead of a benefit concert tomorrow.

Author: 0 Washington co-founds climate alliance in wake of Trump action

It may be years before the country can formally exit the deal, but Trump said he'll immediately halt implementation. He said he would consider re-entry if the USA could get a better deal. "We deem the momentum generated in Paris in December 2015 irreversible and we firmly believe that the Paris Agreement can not be renegotiated, since it is a vital instrument for our planet, societies and economies", the leaders wrote.

Author: 0 Leo Varadkar Was Just Voted Prime Minister of Ireland

As the parliamentary party has a 65% say in the contest, this has provided the Minister for Social Protection with a significant lead over his Cork-based Cabinet colleague. Mr Kenny congratulated Mr Varadkar last night and also paid tribute to Mr Coveney, a TD for Cork. Even so, opposition parties are not expected to block Varadkar's formal election as prime minister by the Dail as.

Author: 0 United Kingdom police ID two London Bridge attack suspects

Seven people died and 48 others injured, 21 of them seriously, in the terror attack , the police said . The Met Police said their names would be released "as soon as operationally possible" as officers work to establish if they were part of a wider network, BBC reported .

Author: 0 Caught in a maelstrom, Trump has two options

The political firestorm around President Donald Trump's top adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner is picking up momentum due to mounting confusion over why Kushner secretly met with the head of a Russian state-owned bank during the presidential transition in December.

Author: 0 Fired warehouse worker kills five, himself in Florida

The male was transported to the Orlando Regional Medical Center, where he passed away from the wounds. The suspect shot and killed himself after shooting his former co-workers this morning at Fiamma , a company that manufactures awnings and accessories for RVs, authorities said .

Global Sanders praises Corbyn for taking on Labour Party
Author: 0 Sanders praises Corbyn for taking on Labour Party

Corbyn replied: "There has to be no first use and there has to be a process of nuclear disarmament", he said . At times, and in very different ways, both performed strongly in the face of plenty of excellent questions that cut to the chase.

Author: 0 'SpongeBob SquarePants' Lands on Broadway With Score From A-List Music Stars

Get your jellyfish catchers ready, Spongebob Squarepants is coming to Broadway at The Palace Theatre this Fall. Additional cast members will be revealed in the future. Lives hang in the balance. The musical marks Nickelodeon's first foray into Broadway shows, where animation titans Disney and Dreamworks have started up theatrical arms thanks to great successes like The Lion King, The Little Mermaid and Shrek The Musical .

Author: 0 London Bridge terror attackers named as Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane

Trump said he had spoken with May to express America's "unwavering support" and offer US assistance as the British government works to protect its citizens and bring the guilty to justice. The attack came days before a general election Thursday. "Over the last seven years, we as a city have lost 600 million pounds ($775 million) from our budget", he said.

Global Cuomo defends New Yorkers' healthcare access, bans insurers that leave state exchange
Author: 0 Cuomo defends New Yorkers' healthcare access, bans insurers that leave state exchange

The governor's actions, touted as the first of their kind in the nation, would mandate that health insurers provide policies regardless of pre-existing medical conditions, age or gender. Horner said New York's health insurance may face a battle if more money needs to be appropriated. Several health care advocacy groups, however, cheered Cuomo's move as a way to ensure important insurance protections remain no matter what happens to the Affordable Care Act , Democratic former President ...

Global White House: Trump won't stop Comey from testifying
Author: 0 White House: Trump won't stop Comey from testifying

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer also left the option open, telling reporters on June 2, "It has got to be reviewed". But asked directly whether Trump would invoke executive privilege to block Comey from speaking, she said: “The president will make that decision.”.

Author: 0 London Fortifies Bridges to Protect Pedestrians From Attack

The London attack and Britain's shattered illusion of immunity. Gerard Vowles told Sky TV that he was on the street near the Southwark Tavern pub, the scene of multiple stabbings, when he heard someone say: "I've been stabbed, I've been stabbed".

Author: 0 Netanyahu: Israel to keep security control over West Bank

According to sources who were updated about the details of the meeting, the Israeli policy in reference involves containment measures that included meticulous efforts to differentiate between the Palestinian population and terrorists as well as a complete avoidance of collective punishment .

Author: 0 Gulf crisis could be red card for 2022 World Cup host Qatar

Bahrain , Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates began withdrawing their diplomatic staff from Qatar as regional airlines quickly announced they'd suspend service to its capital, Doha. The Qatar Stock Exchange fell more than 7 percent. Qatari diplomats had 48 hours to leave the kingdom, and airspace and ports between the countries would be closed within 24 hours of Bahrain's announcement, it said.

Global GOP Senator: 'I Don't See A Comprehensive Health Care Plan This Year'
Author: 0 GOP Senator: 'I Don't See A Comprehensive Health Care Plan This Year'

Meanwhile, 26% want the Senate to make major changes to it, and 24% want at least minor changes. The latest survey comes after a slew of polls showing declining support for the AHCA. House Republicans passed their version of a bill in May, but many Republicans - including Burr - have dismissed it as a "dead on arrival" in the Senate.

Global Qatar crisis not to hit gas supply, says minister
Author: 0 Qatar crisis not to hit gas supply, says minister

Those who can not travel directly to Doha should go through Kuwait or Oman, it said. On Monday, Saudi Arabia , the UAE , Yemen, Bahrain and Egypt all severed diplomatic ties with Doha. The Qatar Foundation was established in 1995 by then-ruler of Qatar , Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani . "We certainly would encourage the parties to sit down together and address these differences", he said in Sydney.

Global Officers to 'step up a gear' after terror attack, says Met Chief
Author: 0 Officers to 'step up a gear' after terror attack, says Met Chief

Pedestrians were mowed down by a van on London Bridge before attackers stabbed a police officer and revellers around Borough Market with 12-inch knives. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility. Work is still under way to identify the third man who was killed during the attack. May has said the three attacks - including one outside Parliament in March - weren't connected in any operational sense but were linked by what she called the "perverted ideology" of extremist Islam.

Author: 0 Saudi, Egypt ban Qatari airplanes from using airspace

Riyadh views Al Jazeera as critical of its government, but the outlet says it is an independent news service giving a voice to everyone in the region. Hints of an impending crisis emerged last month when Doha alleged that hackers were behind the release of false remarks attributed to Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani published on the Qatar News Agency website.

Author: 0 UK Weighs Counterterrorism Options in Wake of London Attack

Police have not identified the third attacker. Eleven people remain in custody as police continue to search multiple residences in east London . He was working at reception of a local fitness center. "Our security and policing plans for events are being reviewed, the public will also see increased physical measures on London's bridges to keep the public safe", said Mark Rowley, an assistant commissioner at the Metropolitan Police Service.

Author: 0 Putin dismisses US claims about Trump, Russia, elections

As for claims of Russian Federation hacking into the 2016 US presidential election, Putin maintained USA intelligence agencies and congressional committees looking into the matter had been "misled". "Have you all lost your senses over there?" "No proposal like that came to me", Putin said through a Russian interpreter. When Kelly said that sounded like a justification, Putin said the whole thing was irrelevant anyway.

Global At least 34 dead at Manila casino
Author: 0 At least 34 dead at Manila casino

Relatives Friday were rushing to funeral homes to claim the bodies of victims who police said died after a gunman attacked a casino in Manila , setting fire to gambling tables. Officials say the dead include at least 13 employees and 22 guests of the Resorts World Manila . He also said the gunman entered the building alone, based on security video.

Author: 0 What Will Comey Testify About Before the Senate?

Comey has spoken privately with Special Counsel Robert Mueller III, who is investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election and any possible ties between Moscow and the Trump campaign, and received clearance to provide testimony, according to the report .

Author: 0 Corbyn calls for May to resign over police cuts

At least a dozen bottles filled with clear liquid, which had rags stuffed in their tops, were found in the back of the hired van, and police had treated them as though they were petrol bombs, Sky News said . With the London attack dominating attention, a reduction in the number of police officers in England and Wales by nearly 20,000 during May's six years as interior minister from 2010 to 2016 shot to the top of the election agenda.

Author: 0 U.S. president renews Twitter attack on London mayor

London's police chief has said the attackers have been identified, but the names have not been officially released. Khuram Shazad Butt , 27, (20.4.90), was a British citizen who was born in Pakistan. James McMullan, 32, is believed to be one of victims who died in the London Bridge terror attack after his bank card was found on a body at the scene.

Global White House's Sanders grilled about Trump's 'travel ban,' London tweets
Author: 0 White House's Sanders grilled about Trump's 'travel ban,' London tweets

Supreme Court Justice David Souter - wrote in a new column that Trump's tweets do harm his case, first by contradicting the lawyers defending his order and by insulting the judiciary, and second by suggesting that the second executive order is a legal maneuver to accomplish the goals of his first executive order.

Global Saudi shuts Al-Jazeera office in Qatar row: ministry
Author: 0 Saudi shuts Al-Jazeera office in Qatar row: ministry

Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates began withdrawing their diplomatic staff from Qatar and regional airlines announced they would suspend service to its capital, Doha . Differences arose again in May, when Saudi Arabia blocked access to Qatari news networks, including AL Jazeera, after they broadcast comments purportedly by Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani criticizing Saudi Arabia .

Author: 0 British Police Make More Arrests Over London Bridge Attack

On Monday, British police identified that man, Khuram Shazad Butt, a 27-year-old Pakistan-born Briton, as one of the assailants, saying he was known to authorities, though they had no evidence he was planning an attack. "I've called the hospitals, I've called all the places, the hotels where people say that children have been taken". Grande, who headlined a benefit concert in Manchester on Sunday, alongside stars including Pharrell Williams and Justin Bieber, tweeted that she was "Praying ...

Global Rauner not ruling out signing stopgap budget
Author: 0 Rauner not ruling out signing stopgap budget

Voting advocates are hopeful that Rauner, who expressed support for automatic registration before vetoing the last bill, will sign the legislation with the changes. One would make it easier for transgender and intersex people to change the gender marker on their IL birth certificates. Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has insisted on a freeze on local property taxes for more than two years.

Author: 0 Tears as Ariana Grande leads 'night of love' at Manchester benefit concert

Other stars included Pharrell Williams , One Direction's Niall Horan , Justin Bieber , Little Mix and Imogen Heap , while Katy Perry performed her hit Roar, saying: "We will not be silenced, Manchester ". Thank you. I want to thank you so much for coming together and being so loving and strong and unified. The large crowd had fallen at the start of the concert to remember those who were killed and injured in both Manchester and London.

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