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Global 'We Are Still In:' US Companies Defy Trump's Paris Accord Snub
Author: 0 'We Are Still In:' US Companies Defy Trump's Paris Accord Snub

The governor remains eager that other states will shortly follow suit. Sunita Narain, Head of the Centre for Science and Environment in Delhi, did not hide her exasperation when she told me that with the United States president's latest assault on the global fight against climate change will create the efforts in meeting the objectives of the Paris Agreement to become an uphill task.

Author: 0 Fears man lost in river in London attack

Metropolitan Police said 12 people have been detained in connection with Saturday's attack, though two of them were since released. The identities of the two attackers announced Monday fit a pattern. He was known locally as "Abs/z" and was identified by neighbours as the terrorist in a photo. Butt was father to a toddler and baby and a keen gym-goer and weightlifter, neighbours said.

Global Putin: Russia ready to support Iran in combating terrorism
Author: 0 Putin: Russia ready to support Iran in combating terrorism

One of the attackers detonated a suicide bomb, reported Tasnim , which also posted an image of a detached head that it said belonged to the bomber. Just a year ago Iran announced that the "Kurdish Democratic Party of Iran" (KDPI) carried out attacks against the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps along the western borderland region with Iraqi Kurdistan, and the country's media pulled no punches in describing the perpetrators as terrorists.

Author: 0 Top secret USA report on Russian hacking leaked online

The department's description lines up with a classified report on Russian election interference leaked to The Intercept . The affidavit states that on or about May 9, victor " printed and improperly removed classified intelligence reporting from an Intelligence Community Agency (the "U.S.

Author: 0 Third suspect identified in London attack

Italian national Youssef Zaghba, 22, identified as the third man shot dead by police officers during the attack on London is seen on right with Khuram Shazad Butt on left and Rachid Redouane . Transport for London (TFL) confirmed on Tuesday that Butt worked for London Underground after an image surfaced that allegedly showed him working at the West Kensington subway station.

Author: 0 Twin terror attacks in Tehran

A woman was arrested after the attack at the tomb, Fars reported , adding that another attacker has been surrounded by security officers. The video, circulated online, shows a gunman and a lifeless body of a man lying on the ground next to a desk.

Author: 0 Hamas critiques Saudi FM for comments on Qatar crisis

The White House says that Trump told the emir that all countries in the region need to co-operate to prevent terrorist financing and stop the spread of extremist ideology. He said he had not been officially informed of any US investigation into the alleged hacking of Qatar's news agency, a development which is part of the dispute.

Author: 0 Barriers installed to protect London's bridges in security rethink

Before Archibald moved to Europe to be with her fiancé, she did social work in Calgary at Alpha House Society, a homeless shelter for those dealing with addiction. Melissa McMullan told Sky News that police said her brother James McMullan's bank card had been found on one of the bodies. "We are also seeing people who seem to be highly volatile who are going from behaving quite normally to making a plan and carrying out an attack in a very short space of time", she said.

Global Man arrested in raid in connection with London attack
Author: 0 Man arrested in raid in connection with London attack

Pakistani-born British citizen Butt and Rachid Redouane, who claimed to be Moroccan-Libyan, were two of the three men who carried out the deadly assault in which seven people died and dozens more were injured on Saturday night . Islamic State , which is losing territory in Syria and Iraq to an offensive backed by a US-led coalition, said its militants were responsible for the attack.

Global Top US politicians, CEOs, academics defy Trump, launch pro-Paris Accord coalition
Author: 0 Top US politicians, CEOs, academics defy Trump, launch pro-Paris Accord coalition

But this time it is not alone as Mr Trump has been slammed for withdrawing from the climate accord by several other world leaders, governments and environmental organisations. "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris ", Trump said pointing to the high costs of staying in the deal. "Establishing a Carbon Farming Task Force is a major step forward on the path to a stable climate and secure food future, and we hope to see other states moving ahead regardless of ...

Global Legal experts: President hurting travel ban effort
Author: 0 Legal experts: President hurting travel ban effort

These tweets could come back to bite Trump if his lawyers defend the executive order in front of the Supreme Court. The inconsistency put White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders in a delicate spot Monday afternoon as questions streamed in about why Trump was contradicting his aides.

Author: 0 At least 12 dead after 'terror' attack in Tehran

Dr. Mohammad Javad Zarif, External Affairs Minister Smt Sushma Swaraj condemned today's terrorist attacks on institution of democracy and spirituality in Tehran ". The ISIS terrorist group claimed it carried out the attacks in Iran. Parliament speaker Ali Larijani called the attack a cowardly act, and added: "Iran is an active and effective pillar in the fight against terrorists and they want to damage it".

Global Philippine Police Identify Manila Casino Attacker
Author: 0 Philippine Police Identify Manila Casino Attacker

Albayalde said the man was Jessie Carlos, 43, a Catholic with three children from Manila who had been banned from all casinos in April following a request from his family because of a gambling addiction. Funeral parlor workers unload the body of a victim after an armed attack at Resorts World Manila hotel and casino complex in Pasay City. "This became the cause of misunderstanding with his wife and parents", Albayalde said as he sat alongside Carlos's parents and wife at a press conference ...

Author: 0 UAE Threatens Jail To Qatar 'Sympathizers' On Social Media

Trump's tweets mark a major departure in United States foreign policy that could upend the balance of power in the Middle East, and left his administration scrambling to contain the damage. They also caught some USA officials by surprise. "But they still have a lot of work to do". Even as Trump applauded the Arab countries' move, the Pentagon on Tuesday renewed praise of Qatar for hosting US forces and its "enduring commitment to regional security".

Author: 0 Qataris banned from flying via UAE as Gulf curbs mount

President Donald Trump has spoken by phone with the emir of Qatar , Sheikh Tamin bin Hamad Al Thani. - Reuters pic DUBAI , June 7 ― Qataris will no longer be allowed to land at any airports in the United Arab Emirates or catch connecting flights there as part of increased efforts by Arab powers to isolate the Gulf state.

Author: 0 Kuwait emir visits Qatar after UAE, Saudi talks

Qatar is seeking Kuwaiti mediation after powerful Arab League nations, including Bahrain , Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates , cut ties with Doha , accusing the country of supporting terrorism. Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah met Emirati officials in Dubai today, a day after holding talks in Saudi Arabia aimed at resolving a diplomatic crisis with Qatar.

Global Airstrikes on Islamic State-held Syrian city kill 12
Author: 0 Airstrikes on Islamic State-held Syrian city kill 12

It was one of the twin pivots of IS's so-called "caliphate", with Mosul in neighbouring Iraq - where US-backed forces are also bearing down on the jihadists. IS has been fortifying the city ahead of the coming assault, setting up barriers and covering the street to hide fighters from aircraft overhead. A belt of land mines and militant checkpoints circle Raqqa.

Global Timothy Loehmann, Tamir Rice Shooter, Fired by Cleveland Police
Author: 0 Timothy Loehmann, Tamir Rice Shooter, Fired by Cleveland Police

Loehmann and Garmback both said in written statements dated November 2015 they thought Rice was pulling out a real gun from his waistband. An internal affairs investigation would later conclude that he did not violate any department policies when he shot and killed Tamir.

Global Death toll rises to 91 with more missing in Sri Lanka floods
Author: 0 Death toll rises to 91 with more missing in Sri Lanka floods

The first ship will reach colombo tomorrow morning. "Taranjit Sandhu handed over the supplies to Ravi Karunanayake, Foreign Minister of Sri Lanka , at Colombo port", it stated. Government spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said a total of 113 people were confirmed dead while over 100 remained missing. The Minister said steps have been taken to maintain the health services in the affected areas amidst the disturbances and the Public Health Inspectors have been given instructions to prevent a ...

Author: 0 Rock festival resumes after "concrete" terror threat

Music writer Rick Fulker was at Rock am Ring and took to Twitter to post images of the evacuation showing many disappointed music fans leaving the festival site. "Because of the last attack on a concert in Manchester, the security concept for Rock am Ring was modified in advance and the number of security officers was significantly increased to around 1,200", Koblenz police said.

Author: 0 Third London attacker was Moroccan-Italian: Italy intelligence source

Saturday night's rampage at a popular nightlife hub around London Bridge by men wearing fake suicide vests was the third deadly terror attack in Britain in less than three months and came only days before a general election. ISIS said its "soldiers" carried out the attack. Khan and Dick were briefly heckled by a man who called for more police to be put on the streets. "This bloodshed will end", Trump said, adding he would "do what is necessary" to prevent the threat from reaching the United ...

Author: 0 Qatar ready for dialogue to ease Gulf rift, resolve differences with neighbours

Around 8,000 USA military personnel are stationed at al Udeid in Qatar, which is used as a staging ground for US-led strikes on the Islamic State terror group in Syria and Iraq. The split among the Sunni Muslim states erupted last month after the summit of Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia, where Trump denounced Shi'ite Muslim Iran's "destabilising interventions" in Arab lands, where Tehran is locked in a tussle with Riyadh for influence.

Global Justice Ademola Resumes Sitting After 8 Months
Author: 0 Justice Ademola Resumes Sitting After 8 Months

The judges were accused of corruption as well as other acts of misconduct and had been under investigation by the DSS . "He should not sit until his appeal is heard and determined", Obla said. He was alleged to have received N30, 000, 000 from Messrs Joe Odey Agi Associates between 11 th and 26 th March 2015 and another N40 million between 20 th and 21 February 2014.

Author: 0 Second London terror victim named as James McMullan

British police on Tuesday named the third London Bridge attacker as an Italian national of Moroccan descent , and Itali. According to media reports, Rachid Redouane was believed to have lived in Ireland for over one year between 2014 and 2016 and married to a Scottish wife.

Author: 0 Governor Ige Signs Climate Change Bill

Delattre said Trump's decision "goes beyond climate change policy" and is a "factor in the erosion of the moral and political leadership of the United States ". The statement said the USA has grown so "unreasonable and reckless" that it has been "coercing other countries to sacrifice their relations with the DPRK under the pretext of ensuring the US security".

Author: 0 Police in Enfield police respond to terror attack with greater public presence

Australian authorities are working with United Kingdom police to determine what happened to Brisbane woman Sara Zelenak, 21, who is still missing after being separated from friends on London Bridge during the attack. "And we are the same", he said. The body was recovered near Limehouse, downstream of London Bridge, on Tuesday by specialist officers from the marine police unit.

Global Changes in media practices figure in beef defamation trial
Author: 0 Changes in media practices figure in beef defamation trial

The network's attorney Butswinkas asked, "If school lunches and fast-food chains [were pulling away from BPI], how long could it have been for supermarkets to follow?" Not surprisingly, BPI suffered financially and had to shutter several of its facilities as a result.

Author: 0 Canadian 'impacted' by London terror attacks

London Mayor Sadiq Khan is calling on the British government to cancel a state visit from President Trump after Trump criticized his response to this weekend's terror attacks in London . London police have arrested another man suspected of a connection to the lethal attack on London Bridge. The assault unfolded in a few terrifying minutes when a rented van veered off the road and ploughed into pedestrians on busy London Bridge.

Global China condemns US, Japan statements on South China Sea
Author: 0 China condemns US, Japan statements on South China Sea

Spokeswoman Hua Chunying , speaking at a regular Beijing briefing, also cited China's "enormous efforts" to reach a peaceful settlement of the North Korea nuclear issue. officials acknowledge that Harris is playing a greater role to reassure allies, in part because a number of senior positions have not been filled by the Trump administration in the Pentagon and State Department.

Global Murder charges possible in deadly 'Ghost Ship' fire
Author: 0 Murder charges possible in deadly 'Ghost Ship' fire

District Attorney Nancy O'Malley said the men "knowingly created a firetrap with inadequate means of escape" and may face up to 39 years in prison if they are found guilty, The Associated Press reports . And for some, the authorities' failure to charge warehouse landlord Chor Ng was a glaring oversight. The ground floor had RVs and nooks used as living spaces that were rented out to tenants, while the upstairs had space for concerts.

Global Hawaii Signs Legislation To Implement Goals Of Paris Climate Accord Anyway
Author: 0 Hawaii Signs Legislation To Implement Goals Of Paris Climate Accord Anyway

Rebecca Cantwell, director of the Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association, said she isn't surprised President Trump's decision to pull out of the global agreement is meeting a groundswell of opposition "by mayors, by governors, by legislators, by major businesses, showing that - despite what the administration has said - we the people plan to continue to do our part in addressing climate change".

Global Theresa May's poll lead narrows to 1 point
Author: 0 Theresa May's poll lead narrows to 1 point

He said Thursday's vote offered a clear choice between "another five years of a Tory government , underfunding of services all across the United Kingdom, including here in Scotland , or a Labour government that invests for all, all across Britain ".

Author: 0 Trump says travel ban needed for 'certain unsafe countries'

The husband of senior Trump aide Kellyanne Conway was among those who warned those remarks may pose legal problems for the administration at the Supreme Court . Trump also said "the Justice Department should have stayed with the original", broader ban "not the watered down, politically correct version they submitted to Supreme Court ".

Global ISIS claims responsibility for deadly attack on Iranian parliament
Author: 0 ISIS claims responsibility for deadly attack on Iranian parliament

Soon after the parliament attack, a suicide bomber and other assailants targeted the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini located just outside the capital. The authorities later announced that they had foiled a third attack by "terrorists" and warned people to avoid using public transport. The shrine is considered one of the most sacred spots in the country.

Global IS claims attacks on Iran parliament, shrine
Author: 0 IS claims attacks on Iran parliament, shrine

Iranian state media said police helicopters had circling over the parliament building and that all mobile phone lines from inside had been disconnected. Iran is a predominantly Shiite Muslim country and is at odds with Sunni extremist groups such as al-Qaida and the Islamic State , which it is battling, together with its proxies, in Iraq and Syria .

Global Cosby attorneys attack sex assault accuser's credibility
Author: 0 Cosby attorneys attack sex assault accuser's credibility

Cosby's lawyers said that when Constand spoke with Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania, police by phone on January 19, 2005, she said the exact date of the incident was March 16 - a date she thought she had confirmed by contacting someone else who attended the Central High dinner.

Author: 0 Comey says Trump demanded loyalty

In other words, Comey wasn't going to declare publicly that Trump wasn't under investigation so that he wouldn't need to then tell the public if Trump was. Wray worked for the Justice Department under President George W. Bush. Below are selected highlights from the allegations in Comey's statement, broken down by date.

Global Anticipation grows ahead of Comey's testimony
Author: 0 Anticipation grows ahead of Comey's testimony

USA intelligence agencies concluded in a report declassified in January that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a campaign not just to undermine confidence in the US electoral system, but to affect the election's outcome. Trump's White House and its allies are crafting a strategy aimed at undermining Comey's credibility. Chairman of the Senate intelligence committee Richard Burr , of North Carolina, said Tuesday that he will focus on reauthorizing a key portion of a US surveillance ...

Global Iranian media says parliament siege has ended
Author: 0 Iranian media says parliament siege has ended

Later in the day, Iran's neighboring countries including Pakistan and Qatar condemned the twin attacks and expressed solidarity with the Iranian nation. The Iranian Intelligence Ministry says it foiled a third attack and is asking people to avoid public transportation, state broadcaster IRIB reports.

Author: 0 White House insists Trump will be very very busy while Comey testifies

Trump could still move to block the testimony next week, given his history of changing his mind at the last minute about major decisions. Almost three-quarters of respondents say they have just some or no trust in what Trump says about the Russian Federation probe, compared with 21 percent who say they have a great deal or good amount of trust in the president's comments on the investigations.

Global Israeli Panel Approves West Bank Settlement Plan
Author: 0 Israeli Panel Approves West Bank Settlement Plan

Speaking at a ceremony commemorating the 1967 Arab-Israeli War, Netanyahu insisted that Israel - with or without a peace agreement - meant to maintain security control "over the entire territory west of the Jordan River". "For decades, the world has stood by as Israel has destroyed Palestinians' homes and plundered their land and natural resources for profit", Amnesty International secretary-general Salil Shetty said.

Global Comey confirms Trump told him to let Flynn probe go
Author: 0 Comey confirms Trump told him to let Flynn probe go

Finally, Comey recalls the last time he spoke with the president. In this regard, White House commented that Trump would not block his results and testimonies which he revealed at the time of his investigation. It will be Comey's first public testimony since his shock firing in May. Several national news channels will be covering the testimony live. "Mnuchin is that guy", Trump told party leaders at a White House meeting, according to GOP sources.

Author: 0 What we know about the London attack so far

May hit back by criticizing Corbyn, a pacifist who has opposed some security legislation in parliament and expressed reservations in the past about police responding to armed attackers with "shoot-to-kill" tactics. Police have arrested at least 13 people in connection to the attack. Conwy council's chairman Brian Cossey said: "It's something that is really touching every member of the population of Britain".

Author: 0 Merkel Believes Europeans Are Voting on Donald Trump

Despite the lack of confidence expressed by Berlin in the new administration in Washington and the US President's criticism of German trade policy, the White House said on Tuesday that Trump and Merkel get along well, Efe news reported.

Author: 0 Trump's fight with London mayor perplexes his critics

British author J.K. Rowling said on Tuesday that if a state visit did go ahead, Trump's tweets related to the attack should be enlarged and shown wherever he goes. One of his more recent tweets that did cause something of a fracas, for that tweet read "Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed " statement".

Author: 0 Qatar in talks with Turkey and Iran to provide food, water

The intelligence gathered by the experts indicated that Russian hackers were behind the breach, unidentified U.S. officials told CNN . Russia has dismissed allegations that Russian hackers helped spark the diplomatic crisis around Qatar , after CNN reported that U.S.

Author: 0 Voters Head To The Polls In New Jersey Gubernatorial Primary

She gained a reputation as the administration's ambassador to the business world. The race to take the New Jersey governor's office back from a Republican comes as Democrats nationally weigh whether distancing themselves from Wall Street will help them counter Trump and his populist Republican allies.

Author: 0 Trump wishes Comey 'luck'; tensions with Sessions

All facing questions about President Trump. It was not immediately clear when the conversation occurred. But The New York Times , which first reported the interaction with Sessions, said it came after Trump had asked Comey in February to end an FBI investigation into Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn .

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