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Global Glencore makes takeover approach to grain trader Bunge
Author: 0 Glencore makes takeover approach to grain trader Bunge

Glencore shares slipped 2% after it confirmed its joint venture, Glencore Agriculture, "made an informal approach to Bunge Limited regarding a possible consensual business combination". and Louis Dreyfus Co. "We have looked in the USA, it's no secret". Bunge did not immediately return calls requesting comment. Bunge has a $10 billion market value, including debt, while its enterprise value is about $15 billion.

Author: 0 Lib Dems pledge to ban diesel sales

Mr McCluskey said his comments were made "on the basis of "if the polls are to be believed" and added: "I feel full of confidence now that the opinion polls can start to change". At the heart of the 95 page document is a pledge to raise income tax on all earners by 1p to pay for extra spending on health and social care and a pledge to hold a second European Union referendum.

Author: 0 Trump Channels Game Show Host To Achieve Middle East Peace

Trump briefly commented on Monday night's deadly attack at a concert in Manchester, England, sending condolences to the families of those "innocent people, lovely young people" who were killed. Prime Minister Netanyahu was one of the first world leaders to visit the United States after President Trump's inauguration and today's visit is one more step the President has taken to reaffirm the bond of friendship between the United States and Israel .

Global Hopes for climate pact shift to diplomatic sphere
Author: 0 Hopes for climate pact shift to diplomatic sphere

The world needs momentum and serious action to deal with this catastrophic problem. The negotiators in attendance representing almost 200 countries worked to hash out the detailed rules for implementing the Paris Agreement . However, the loss of USA leadership and the damage from that loss is already being felt because of the Trump administration's actions, regardless of the ultimate decision on Paris.

Author: 0 Oil prices choppy amid possible output deal extension

Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia are keen to extend for another nine months the production capping agreement that OPEC and non-OPEC members reached last May, Serkan Sahin, senior analyst in the oil research team at Thomson Reuters told Anadolu Agency on Thursday, according to the AA Energy News Terminal.

Author: 0 Donald Trump admits no easy peace for Middle East

Bethlehem/jerusalem, May 23 US President Donald Trump today said that he is committed "to do everything" to achieve israel-Palestinian peace deal but made it clear that "peace can not take root in an environment where violence is tolerated, funded and even rewarded".

Global Iranian president calls United States relations 'a curvy road'
Author: 0 Iranian president calls United States relations 'a curvy road'

Iranian municipal councils choose mayors and decide on budgets and development projects. The elections remain tightly controlled, however, and many candidates are excluded during a pre-election vetting process. Rouhani also said last week's election showed Iranians wanted more democracy and interaction with the world, adding this would lead to much-needed economic progress.

Author: 0 Ex-CIA chief was concerned over Trump campaign's contacts with Kremlin

Specifically, Flynn allegedly told the Pentagon that he had been paid by "U.S. companies" for a December 2015 trip to Moscow, when in fact he received $45,000 from the Russian state-owned media company RT. He urged Chaffetz to subpoena the White House for failing to honor their bipartisan request, first made in late March, for all documents relating to Flynn's security clearance applications.

Global White House Starts The Clock On NAFTA Renegotiations
Author: 0 White House Starts The Clock On NAFTA Renegotiations

Since NAFTA went into effect January 1, 1994, USA trade north and south of the borders has more than tripled, growing more rapidly than US trade with the rest of the world. Kevin Brady (R., Texas), chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, which oversees trade. Washington's current political upheaval - and Mr. Trump's trade-related threats to neighbors - could also derail a deal.

Author: 0 United States president vows to 'do everything' for Mideast peace

Trump, who co-authored The Art of the Deal , has repeatedly referred to brokering peace between Israel and Palestine as " the ultimate deal ". "That would be an awesome accomplishment", he added, expressing hope that America can help both parties work out their longstanding differences.

Author: 0 North Korea says it's ready to deploy, mass-produce new missile

North Korea claims it successfully tested an intermediate-range ballistic missile , which met all technical requirements and is now ready for mass production. The new statement said the Security Council members "vowed to fully and comprehensively implement" all measures the council imposed on Pyongyang and urged other United Nations member states to do the same.

Global Trump says never mentioned Israel when providing info to
Author: 0 Trump says never mentioned Israel when providing info to

Video: Israel: Can Trump succeed where others failed? "The peace we seek is genuine and durable, in which the Jewish state is recognised, security remains in Israel s hands, and the conflict ends once and for all", Netanyahu said while welcoming the U.S.

Global Chelsea Manning takes to Instagram to celebrate her release from prison
Author: 0 Chelsea Manning takes to Instagram to celebrate her release from prison

There's so much wrong with this, I don't know where to begin. Manning said in a statement Wednesday that "whatever is ahead ... is far more important than the past", and that she's "figuring things out right now". "After another anxious four months of waiting, the day has finally arrived", she said in a statement reported by CNN. On two separate occasions, Manning attempted to commit suicide over the past year .

Author: 0 Ariana Grande fans rally in wake of Manchester bombing

A distraught mother appealed on Tuesday for information after her daughter didn't come back from the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester that was attacked by a suicide bomber . Almost 60 people were also injured in the blasts. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to Georgina's family at this bad time, and we think especially of her brothers Harry and Daniel who were also former students of the school.

Global Manchester Victims In Our Minds As We Prepare For Europa Final - Mourinho
Author: 0 Manchester Victims In Our Minds As We Prepare For Europa Final - Mourinho

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The victims of a deadly bomb attack were in the "minds and hearts" of the Manchester United squad that flew to Stockholm for the Europa League final , Jose Mourinho said Tuesday. " Stockholm will see increased security measures due to the football and we will see more officers on the streets and tighter security around the stadium".

Global James Corden Pays Tribute to Manchester Victims After Ariana Grande Show
Author: 0 James Corden Pays Tribute to Manchester Victims After Ariana Grande Show

The TV presenter shared a heart-warming photo of a police woman cuddling someone who was near the incident and wrote alongside the photo: "We have such hero's working in our emergency services". "It's the home of the inventor of the first computer". "It's a place full of comedy, and curry, and character", the host said, speaking to how the world may know the city.

Global Gold rises, euro strengthens after Macron wins in France
Author: 0 Gold rises, euro strengthens after Macron wins in France

The news sends a signal to politicians to the left and right of Macron's year-old Republic on the Move party that they can not sit on the fence as they seek to position themselves for the June elections that will complete the political landscape for the next five years.

Global Rouhani says hopeful Europe won't follow Trump's lead on Iran
Author: 0 Rouhani says hopeful Europe won't follow Trump's lead on Iran

He expressed the hope that diplomatic efforts would bear results and would pave the way for the Syrian people to decide on the future of their country. "Those who are supporting terrorism can not claim to be fighting terrorism", the President added. Americans do not know our region and the problem is that those who are advising the Americans are unfortunately either rulers who are misguiding the United States, or buying people in the US.

Global Union boss Len McCluskey: Labour can't win the election
Author: 0 Union boss Len McCluskey: Labour can't win the election

The Unite leader suggested winning 200 seats - almost 30 fewer than in 2015 - would be a "successful" result for United Kingdom leader Jeremy Corbyn . "I wish the Prime Minister would agree to a televised debate with him, his message would reach so many more people". "It will mean that Theresa May will have had an election, will have increased her majority but not dramatically".

Global French police raid PSG HQ, 3 players' homes
Author: 0 French police raid PSG HQ, 3 players' homes

The offices of PSG at both the Parc des Princes stadium and the Paris suburb of Boulogne-Billancourt were also raided in conjunction with the Argentine players' homes. They won the League Cup trophy and the French Champions Trophy, minor triumphs for a club of PSG's stature. Previous leaks also targeted Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United's Paul Pogba, and the latter club's Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho.

Author: 0 Democrats To Committee Chair: We Need Answers About Michael Flynn

The announcement came a day after Flynn's lawyer notified the committee that Flynn would not appear and would not produce the documents, citing the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Flynn was the first victim of Trump administration leaks after he told Vice President Mike Pence that he did not discuss sanctions with a Russian ambassador in a conversation before the election.

Author: 0 Trump plays up Middle East peace hopes after talks with Palestinian president

The terrorists and extremists and those who give them aid and comfort must be driven out from our society forever", Trump said . The Palestinian Authority controls the West Bank and is seated in Ramallah. While past U.S. presidents have set out broad principles both sides must meet in order to reach a peace deal, Trump has resisted laying out any clear guidelines, instead promising to act as a mediator and urging both sides to take steps toward peace.

Author: 0 'Beautiful little girl', 8, is youngest United Kingdom bombing victim

The explosion ripped through the mostly teenage crowd as they streamed out of the venue following the end of the pop star's performance. He said she was quiet and creative. John Atkinson, 26 , was named as the third victim of Monday's attack by the Manchester Evening News . The teenager's friends quickly began shared pictures of Callander on social media, using the hashtag #manchesterattack .

Author: 0 Trump travels to Bethlehem to meet Palestinian leader

The Arabic-language hashtag #45minutes was trending in social-media posts on the visit, said Bethlehem-based blogger and journalist Fadi Abu Sada, who called the Trump-Abbas meeting "public relations and nothing more". Trump later visited Yad Vashem, Israel's Holocaust memorial, for a wreath laying ceremony. Gaza Strip Arabs hanged President Trump in Effigy. I can understand that during the administration of [President] Obama we were in a defensive position, but with President Trump, our ...

Author: 0 Africa Cup victor to join tough group at Rugby World Cup

Eddie Jones will look to emulate James Bond by making England "bulletproof" at the right time in preparation for navigating the 2019 World Cup's most punishing group. "I'm not just saying that. the European Cup or all those things, you don't forecast, you don't predict what's going to happen, you don't gamble on things." "I'm also a believer that the form going into a tournament doesn't really matter because what counts is what you do once you get there".

Global Islamic State group claims deadly Manchester concert bombing
Author: 0 Islamic State group claims deadly Manchester concert bombing

An 8-year-old girl was among the dead - the youngest known victim - and her mother and sister were among the wounded in what May called "a callous terrorist attack". The blast was reported to have hit the foyer of the building at 10:30pm, British Transport police said. Queen Elizabeth II said Tuesday that "the whole nation has been shocked".

Author: 0 British police: 19 fatalities after incident at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

The British prime minister said the bomber, who struck at about 10.30pm at the Manchester Arena on Monday evening, aimed to cause "maximum carnage" by detonating his bomb outside one of the exits. The concert was attended by thousands of young music fans in northern England. Grande, who had just finished the first of three scheduled United Kingdom performances, tweeted about her devastation several hours later: "broken.

Author: 0 At least 19 killed, 50 injured at United Kingdom concert

The wounded included 12 children under 16. A spokesman for Ariana Grande , 23, said the singer was "okay". " IS claims responsibility for every attack, we haven't been able to verify the latest one ", Director of National Intelligence, Daniel Coats, said, reporting on the bombing in Manchester before the Senate Committee on Armed Services about Worldwide Threats on Tuesday.

Author: 0 Trump plays up Middle East peace hopes after talks with Abbas

Trump and Netanyahu will speak together again Monday afternoon. His wife, Melania, daughter Ivanka and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, accompanied him. Trump pressed his right hand against the wall and closed his eyes, seemingly in prayer. Trump has struck an increasingly optimistic tone on the prospects for peace in recent days, insisting that he is sensing a shift in the region that could draw Arab countries closer to Israel and create more favorable conditions for peace.

Author: 0 Terror Strikes UK: At Least 19 Dead at Ariana Grande Concert

My partner was helping to try to stem the blood from this one person. Video from inside the arena showed concertgoers screaming as they made their way out amid a sea of pink balloons. "This wicked ideology must be obliterated". As of Tuesday, ISIS claimed responsibility for the bombing . Grande, a singer with a big voice who started her career as a star on a Nickelodeon TV series, is on an global tour supporting her 2016 album, " Dangerous Woman ".

Global Commerce secretary appears to fall asleep during Trump's speech
Author: 0 Commerce secretary appears to fall asleep during Trump's speech

United States President Donald Trump on Sunday delivered a forceful speech, calling Muslim leaders across the world to confront "the crisis of Islamic extremism", as he looks to present a united front against global terrorism. Muslim nations must take on the burden of defeating terrorism, he also said. It remains to be seen whether Mr Trump's speech will gain the same kind of impact that Mr Obama made in his remarks in Cairo in 2009.

Global Tornado watch issued for portion of South Carolina
Author: 0 Tornado watch issued for portion of South Carolina

Through the day, a few thunderstorms may develop, posing a risk for severe weather. In addition, showers and thunderstorms will cross the area Wednesday . Widespread showers with occasional severe storms are expected through the afternoon and into the early evening mainly along and south of a line from Columbus to Milledgeville.

Author: 0 Theresa May blames 'fake claims' as she denies dementia tax U-turn

The manifesto said that this would ensure that, "no matter how large the cost of care turns out to be, people will always retain at least £100,000 of their savings and assets, including value in the family home". Speaking during a campaign visit to Hull, the Labour leader said: "I'm not playing on anybody's fears, I'm expressing the fears that a lot of people have and I suggest the Prime Minister, instead of blaming me, should look to herself and look to her team and look to the policy, or ...

Global Rosenstein Contradicts Trump On Comey Memo Timeline
Author: 0 Rosenstein Contradicts Trump On Comey Memo Timeline

He also assured the audience at a separate event that, "believe me, there's no collusion". It did not deny the Times report that Trump was critical of Comey to the Russians the day after he fired him. An official with close ties to Trump has been identified as a person of interest in the investigation into Trump's campaign's ties to Russian Federation.

Global BJP leader Nupur Sharma files complaint against AAP MLA Alka Lamba
Author: 0 BJP leader Nupur Sharma files complaint against AAP MLA Alka Lamba

No one was injured in the blaze. The incident took place on Monday evening. In her complaint submitted to the Delhi Police Commissioner's Office, Ms Sharma attached a video link, alleging that when the fire fighters were trying to douse the flames, which broke out in a shop at Moti Bazar area of Chandni Chowk late last night, Ms Lamba, in spite of being a constitutionally elected member of Delhi Assembly, climbed atop of the crane of the Fire Department truck, which was exclusively meant ...

Global Ousted South Korean president goes on trial for corruption
Author: 0 Ousted South Korean president goes on trial for corruption

The ousted president faces charges including bribery, abusing state power and leaking state secrets. She could be imprisoned for life if convicted. A grim-faced Park, wearing a blue trouser suit, a badge with her prisoner number, and no make-up, walked into the courtroom at Seoul Central District Court , avoiding meeting the glance of her longtime secret confidante and co-accused Choi Soon-Sil.

Global 'Dangal' becomes China's biggest non-Hollywood foreign film
Author: 0 'Dangal' becomes China's biggest non-Hollywood foreign film

Francois da Silva, who is handling global sales of Baahubali 2 , told Variety, "With Baahubali: The Conclusion we are now at $220 million worldwide, without China". Some in China also questioned its feminism. Aamir Khan's " Dangal " has become the first top-grossing non-Hollywood film in China by earning Dollars 117 million at the box office.

Global BJPleaders to tour 900 places to say three cheers
Author: 0 BJPleaders to tour 900 places to say three cheers

In all hands-on-deck approach, all 330 mps, 13 chief ministers, five deputy chief ministers, ministers in state governments and party workers will talk about the Modi-led government's achievements from May 26 to June 15. Party President Amit Shah will address the event in Thiruvananthapuram, Andaman & Nicobar and Raipur. BJP's NDA allies will be involved in celebrations organised by the government.

Global Scots armed police to patrol crowded areas after attack
Author: 0 Scots armed police to patrol crowded areas after attack

Police are considering the incident a terrorist attack. "Investigations by Greater Manchester Police and the Northwest Counter-Terrorism Unit are continuing and colleagues in The Met will be doing all we can to support them in this work".

Author: 0 SKorea Fires Shots at NKorea After Object Crosses Border

The missile, Pukguksong-2, was sacked from an area near Pukchang, northeast of the capital city of Pyongyang. The Korea Central News Agency said the test verified technical aspects of the weapon system and examined its "adaptability under various battle conditions" before it is deployed to military units.

Global City makes it official: Four Confederate monuments removed from New Orleans
Author: 0 City makes it official: Four Confederate monuments removed from New Orleans

The city of New Orleans is set to remove its fourth and final Confederate-era monument. But he insisted throughout that the statues honoring the Confederate figures must go. "And after the Civil War, these monuments were part of that terrorism as much as burning a cross on someone's lawn". It's an image of Lee standing tall in uniform, with his arms crossed defiantly, looking toward the northern horizon from atop a roughly 60-foot (18 metres )-tall column.

Global China slaps import duties on sugar
Author: 0 China slaps import duties on sugar

According to the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency, China's Ministry of Commerce launched a safeguard investigation past year into the sugar imports made between January 1, 2011, and March 31, 2016, and their prices. But traders said the higher tariffs and exclusions will likely lead to increased smuggling across China's porous southern border, while some imports from major producers may be shipped through third-party countries.

Author: 0 Pres. Trump Visit to Israel

Netanyahu must deal with opposition from rightist elements within his coalition who oppose any steps towards a two-state solution to the decades-long conflict. Trump is eager to get Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to agree to restart dormant Middle East peace talks. One point of contention is the fate of occupied East Jerusalem , which Israel captured in 1967.

Global UNSC to hold meeting in response to North Korea's missile test
Author: 0 UNSC to hold meeting in response to North Korea's missile test

The Pukguksong (Polaris)-2 is a land-based version of a submarine-launched missile. Trump, traveling in Saudi Arabia and Israel, had no immediate public comment. "The ongoing testing is disappointing, disturbing and we ask that they cease that", he said. At the request of diplomats from the U.S., Japan and South Korea, urgent United Nations' Security Council consultations on the missile test are to take place Tuesday.

Author: 0 How to talk to children about terrorism

Our advice can help you to have a conversation with your child". No child has ever told us they were glad someone lied to them about a death. Childline volunteers suggest listening and asking children what they know and how they feel about it as well as reassuring them that adults are doing everything they can to keep them safe.

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