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Author: 0 Trump cryptic tweet 'covfefe' trending on Twitter

While Jimmy Kimmel admitted that "what makes me saddest is that I know I'll never write anything funnier than #covfefe ". Unsurprisingly, most of Trump's fellow Twitter users jumped all over the apparent mistake. Long-time Trump nemesis Rosie O'Donnell wrote: "hello - donald did u have a stroke - someone check on him - @potus @IvankaTrump - dad has half tweeted about covfefe HE NEEDS HELP -#CHECK".

Global Media Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Putin hold frank talks in Versailles
Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Putin hold frank talks in Versailles

Putin also repeated his firm denial of Russian involvement with the hacking of Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonPutin echoes Trump, Nunes lines on U.S. The meeting was a chance for Macron to further establish himself on the global scene after his debut last week at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels and the Group of Seven summit in Sicily.

Author: 0 Trump tells 'confidants' United States will leave Paris climate deal

The issue has divided members of the West Wing, though legal questions and evolving viewpoints have blurred the lines between those advocating for a withdrawal and aides urging Trump to remain in the pact. industry. Such an assertion stands in defiance of broad scientific consensus. According to Axios reports from last weekend , he had told confidants he plans to leave the landmark worldwide agreement.

Author: 0 DHS sec'y 'wouldn't criticize' Russian Federation channels

He talked to Russian Ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak about opening up a line of communication to explore options as the new administration developed a Syria policy, according to a person familiar with the discussions. The disclosure of the back channel put the White House on the defensive. As he mulls changes, Trump has entertained formally bringing back his former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, and former deputy campaign manager, David Bossie.

Author: 0 Not from Russian Federation with love: Putin, Macron talk tough

Putin didn't respond directly to all of Macron's accusations, but he claimed Russian Federation did not interfere in the French presidential election. "Elections are the decisions of sovereign people". Macron greeted Putin at the Palace of Versailles outside Paris. France has been highly critical of Syrian President Bashar Assad , whom the Kremlin has backed for years.

Author: 0 Texas House Declines To Negotiate With Senate On Its Proposed 'Bathroom' Compromise

José Rodríguez, Chairman of the Senate Democratic Caucus, and Sen. Two years after Texas almost tripled state spending on patrolling the U.S. -Mexico border, and railed against then-President Barack Obama over the need to do so, Republicans are not letting up despite President Donald Trump's vow to build a wall between the two countries.

Author: 0 Afghan president condemns Kabul terror attack

In a statement issued here, Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid was quoted by the Khamma Press, as saying that the group was not involved in it as they are not allowed to carry out attacks in areas where there are no targets. The German Embassy, the Foreign Ministry and the Presidential Palace are all in the area, as are the British and the Canadian embassies. Afghanistan's Ministry of Public Health has confirmed that almost 80 were killed and 350 others wounded in the Kabul blast .

Author: 0 Car bombs kill 20 in central Baghdad - security sources

The IS-linked Amaq news agency claimed the attack targeted Shia Muslims, a majority in Iraq , who the terror group consider to be heretics. Last week, the terrorist group called on its supporters to wage " all-out war on infidels " during the Ramadan period.

Author: 0 People Killed, 325 Injured Following Car Bomb Explosion in Kabul

Employees at the German embassy were injured in the explosion and one Afghan security guard was killed, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Twitter . According to the Associated Press, "Zabihullah Mujahid, spokesman for the Taliban, says that Wednesday's explosion had 'nothing to do with the Mujahedeen of Islamic Emirate, ' as the Taliban call themselves".

Author: 0 Ariana Grande to give benefit concert in Manchester

It comes after the Washington Post reported last week that Trump had shared with Russian Federation sensitive information that the president hinted on Monday could have come from Israel. Ramadan Abedi, who was detained by a Tripoli counterterrorism force during the interview, said his son Salman had told his family that he was heading on pilgrimage to Mecca.

Author: 0 Illinois House Approves Gradual Hike In Minimum Wage

Ontario is raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2019, ensuring equal pay for part-time workers and increasing the minimum vacation entitlement as part of a major labour overhaul. He warned that the government cannot successfully bring corruption to its knees if the salaries and wages of civil servants can not cater to their needs.

Global Media Half the ministers in French President Emmanuel Macron's new cabinet are women
Author: 0 Half the ministers in French President Emmanuel Macron's new cabinet are women

His appointment of Le Maire as economy minister and fellow Republicans MP Gerald Darmanin as public accounts minister was seen as an attempt to neuter his right-wing opponents, still reeling from their defeat in the presidential vote. The first ministerial cabinet meeting will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. France local time according to sources published to same worldwide news agencies on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Pentagon missile defense program scores a win

According to report of ABC, the US fired the ballistic missile with a mock warhead from Marshall Island, located near the equator in the Pacific Ocean, then launched an interceptor from Vandenberg Base, 250 kilometers northwest to Los Angeles.

Author: 0 U.S. successfully intercepts ICBM in historic test

He tells The Associated Press , "In several ways, this test was a $244 million-dollar baby step, a baby step that took three years". When an interceptor test was carried out in January 2016, the US military called it a success, but the Los Angeles Times discovered months later that the test had actually failed.

Global Media Blast in diplomatic area of Afghan capital kills, wounds 50
Author: 0 Blast in diplomatic area of Afghan capital kills, wounds 50

A huge hole was left at the scene of the explosion . The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for several recent bombings in the Afghan capital, including a powerful blast targeting a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convoy that killed eight people earlier this month.

Author: 0 Half of President Trump's twitter followers are bots

The number of users who followed Trump's account was far lower - the president had 30.6 million followers on Friday compared to 30.9 million on Tuesday. Other accounts that have followed Trump haven't tweeted in years and have an extremely low follower numbers. Either allies or enemies could be looking to swell followers of his Twitter account, and retweet anything he posts.

Author: 0 Kushner ties to Russian Federation are questioned

Congressional Democrats have demanded to hear directly from Kushner about the allegations against him, CBS reported . "If not, then there's no way he can maintain that kind of a clearance". It was followed by a New York Times article alleging that he may have tried to do so through a well-connected Russian banker whose financial institution is under sanction by the U.S.

Author: 0 Trump, Macron and Election: What Prompted Merkel's Blunt Munich Speech

Ivanka Trump recently tried to convince a German audience that her dad was a great advocate for women, only to be greeted with audible groans , so Germany isn't buying what the Trumps are selling. In sector of collaboration between India and Germany , three MoUs have been signed. But she also highlighted Germany's history of cooperating with India and China in a global world.

Author: 0 Test of missile defense program a hit for Pentagon, Raytheon

Approach to Strategic Missile Defense". A ground-based interceptor was then launched from a silo on VAFB, and its exo-atmospheric kill vehicle intercepted and destroyed the target in a direct collision, the US reports. The test comes just two days after Pyongyang fired a short-range ballistic missile that traveled an estimated 248 miles, splashing down within Japan's exclusive economic zone.

Author: 0 Modi's Germany visit developments: Quantum leap in economic ties

Days earlier, in Saudi Arabia, Mr Trump had presided over the single largest USA arms deal in USA history, worth US$110 billion (S$152 billion) over the next decade and including ships, tanks and anti-missile systems. According to the German weekly Der Spiegel , Trump told European officials in Brussels last week that "the Germans are bad , very bad ". Also, during the presidential election in France, the other key member of the EU, Trump tacitly backed the far-right candidate Marine Le ...

Author: 0 Pakistan strongly condemns Kabul terrorist attack

Many were rushed to hospitals in makeshift ambulances before rescue and police teams took over. "We wish those injured a quick recovery", the foreign minister said. The French embassy in Kabul was damaged in Wednesday's auto bomb attack in the Afghanistan capital, Minister for European Affairs Marielle Sarnez has said.

Author: 0 PM Modi invites German companies to invest in India

He arrived in Spain late Tuesday from Germany. In a bid to boost India-Spain business and investment ties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with CEOs of leading Spanish companies on Wednesday. He said German partnership is important for the Skill India Mission, with German parameters being "global benchmarks" which are crucial for India. "I hope this visit spurs deeper ties between our two countries", Rajoy said.

Global Media Portland suspect shouts 'free speech or die' in court
Author: 0 Portland suspect shouts 'free speech or die' in court

The mayor of Portland is calling for a " Trump Free Speech Rally " to be cancelled after an alleged white supremacist and self-described nihilist stabbed two people to death on a commuter train last week. She said she was surprised to hear people call Christian a racist. The attack happened Friday, the first day of Ramadan, the holiest time of the year for Muslims.

Global Media Kapil Mishra attacked by AAP MLAs, thrown out of Delhi Assembly
Author: 0 Kapil Mishra attacked by AAP MLAs, thrown out of Delhi Assembly

The Speaker had to summon marshals to rescue Mishra and take him away. Later, Goel ordered that Mishra be marshalled out. About three-four AAP members manhandled Mishra, before the marshals could reach him. The incident happened after Mr. Mishra incessantly demanded a chance to speak in the house. "I was beaten up and punched in the Assembly", he alleged.

Author: 0 At least 64 killed in vehicle bombing in Kabul's diplomatic zone

Afghan officials said at least 50 people have been killed or wounded in a suicide auto bombing in the Afghanistan capital of Kabul . A vehicle bomb exploded in a busy neighborhood in Afghanistan's capital Kabul Wednesday morning, causing massive casualties.

Author: 0 White House rallies to Kushner defense

Could Jared be the mole in the White House? The source told Fox the Russians , not Kushner , asked for a secure line to the Trump administration to talk about the conflict there. And, Kushner - and Ivanka - are "laying low", certain that he will survive this episode. A White House in crisis scrambled to allay public concern over reports that Donald Trump's son-in-law sought a secret communications link to Russian Federation - a bombshell allegation the USA president swatted down ...

Author: 0 Texan lawmakers trade violent threats, scuffle over immigration protest

Protesters had gathered at the state capitol to oppose Senate Bill 4 , which was signed into law earlier this month by Republican Governor Greg Abbott . Poncho Nevárez, his fellow Democratic lawmakers said, according to The Texas Observer . Democrats say Rinaldi crossed a huge line, accusing him of profiling Hispanics in the House gallery.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner taking 'heads down' approach

The White House has tried to downplay Kushner's contacts, and Trump himself issued a statement Sunday night saying that " Jared is doing a great job for the country". "They reached out to us yesterday to make sure that we knew that was the case and I'm sure he's willing to do so", Corker said on NBC's "Meet the Press".

Global Media Philippines urges rebels to surrender
Author: 0 Philippines urges rebels to surrender

In the video, Suganob recounts how he and several parishioners were taken as prisoners of war by the ISIS-affiliated Maute group, also known as Dawlah Islamiya, which then set fire to the Cathedral of Our Lady Help of Christians in Marawi .

Global Media Why Jeremy Corbyn won't be in the West Country today
Author: 0 Why Jeremy Corbyn won't be in the West Country today

The Labour leader threw down the gauntlet to the Prime Minister, accusing her of having "difficulty in meeting anyone" during her campaign. "There is a debate in Cambridge tonight". With polls showing May is more trusted to deliver Brexit than Corbyn, she will look to keep the election debate tightly focused on the upcoming talks, seeking to recover from a backlash to her plans to make elderly voters pay more towards the cost of their old age care.

Author: 0 Could Donald Trump fire untouchable son-in-law Jared Kushner?

Following the reports, the Democratic National Committee (DNC) urged Trump to fire his son-in-law from his position as White House advisor. "I have total confidence in him", he said in a statement to The New York Times . That contradicts the Washington Post report from Friday that broke news about the Kushner-Russia back channel. "I think we should look at that", Franken responded.

Global Media US successfully tests intercontinental missile interception system
Author: 0 US successfully tests intercontinental missile interception system

The Pentagon has other elements of missile defense that have shown to be more reliable, although they are created to work against medium-range or shorter-range ballistic missiles. The missile launched on Monday was equipped with an advanced automated pre-launch sequence compared with previous versions of the "Hwasong" rockets, North Korea's name for its Scud-class missiles, KCNA said.

Global Media Man found shot dead in Dublin city centre auto park
Author: 0 Man found shot dead in Dublin city centre auto park

A man found shot dead in a vehicle in an underground auto park in Dublin's north inner city is the latest victim of the violent Kinahan-Hutch gang feud. The killing has been linked to the ongoing Hutch-Kinahan criminal feud in the city. A man shot dead in an underground vehicle park in Dublin's north inner city is suspected of being the latest victim of a gangland feud.

Author: 0 Macron meets Putin, warns over Syrian chemical weapons

In addition, Macron also said that he and President Putin discussed issues related to sexual minorities in Chechnya and the LGBT community in Russian Federation. Macron also called on Putin to investigate the LGBTQ persecutions taking place in Chechnya. "They behaved like deceitful propaganda", said Macron .

Author: 0 Pentagon declares success for key test of missile defense

Pentagon spokesman Jeff Davis was quoted as saying that USA military could improve and learn from each test. The last time the US launched an intercept test was in June 2014 and it was successful. A 2016 assessment released by the Pentagon's weapons testing office in January said that USA ground-based interceptors meant to knock out any incoming ICBM still had low reliability, giving the system itself a limited capability of shielding the United States.

Author: 0 USA tests missile defence system as North Korea concerns mount

Syring, the director of the Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency called Tuesday's test a "critical milestone" for the country's missile defence program. The continental United States is around 9000 km from North Korea. Just as national media reports United States aircraft carriers including the USS Carl Vinson and USS Ronald Reagan heading to the Sea of Japan in what could be a message to North Korea, local homeland security officials spoke with the Guam Chamber of Commerce hoping to ...

Global Media United States mission in Saudi Arabia warns citizens of school shooting
Author: 0 United States mission in Saudi Arabia warns citizens of school shooting

School closed, no children present. The shooter - believed to be a former teacher at the Kingdom school who was laid off- is still at large. It added: "Ongoing security incident at Kingdom School as of 3:00pm local time. Riyadh Police Department has not issued a statement yet. First lady Melania Trump visits American International School in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 21, 2017.

Global Media House to convene as one panel to tackle martial law
Author: 0 House to convene as one panel to tackle martial law

Opposition senators who did not sign the resolution are set to give a press conference later Tuesday. "Anyway, for me such a resolution is superfluous because the Constitution does not require it", he said. "The Senate hereby supports fully Proclamation No. 216 and finds no compelling reason to revoke the same", the resolution read. It added that the events in Marawi that have been established, such as the clashes between the Maute group and government forces, the burning of schools and ...

Author: 0 Trump is pulling USA out of Paris climate change deal, reports say

That promise helped rally supporters sharing his skepticism of global efforts to police USA carbon emissions. Trump tweeted on Wednesday morning: "I will be announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days". "We have to engage the energy industry and governments to use fossil fuels as cleanly, sparingly and responsibly as possible, while transforming our energy systems".

Global Media Manchester attack arrests
Author: 0 Manchester attack arrests "significant", important items found

But the public "should remain vigilant," May said during a brief televised address after a meeting of the government's COBRA crisis committee. Britain raised its threat level from terrorism to " critical " after an emergency government meeting late Tuesday amid concerns that the 22-year-old Abedi may have accomplices who are planning another attack.

Author: 0 Pakistan condemns Kabul blast

At least 80 people were killed and around 350 were wounded on Wednesday after a massive explosion targeted an area in Kabul where several embassies, including the India's, are located, Reuters reported . "Pakistan strongly condemns the terrorist attack in Kabul this morning that has caused loss of precious human lives and injuries to many", the Foreign Office (FO) said in a statement.

Global Media US white supremacist shouts about free speech in court on murder charges
Author: 0 US white supremacist shouts about free speech in court on murder charges

The suspect, Jeremy Joseph Christian , 35, remained in custody on Monday and appeared in state court yesterday on aggravated murder and other charges. While Magnum and her friend moved to the back of the train auto, Best, Namkai-Meche, and Fletcher started arguing with Christian. Alvin Hall said had just stepped off the train on Friday when he saw a man bleeding from the neck, KATU-TV reported .

Global Media White House Ducks Questions Over Kushner Back-Channel Reports
Author: 0 White House Ducks Questions Over Kushner Back-Channel Reports

Mr Schiff said he expected Mr Kushner to appear before his committee, and suggested his security clearance be reviewed. But Trump immediately railed against administration leaks in a flurry of tweets Sunday, calling them "fabricated lies". Trump is also set to lay a wreath Monday at the cemetery, the final resting place for many US military members and others who have served the country.

Global Media WH aide Michael Dubke says his last day is TBD
Author: 0 WH aide Michael Dubke says his last day is TBD

A long-promised shake up of the White House staff began on Tuesday with the resignation of the White House's communications director, Michael Dubke . As part of the shake-up, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer will reportedly hold on to his position, but there will be fewer media briefings.

Author: 0 Trump tells 'confidants' U.S. will leave Paris climate deal - Axios

Aside from a prize issued by a golf association to Trump's New Jersey golf course, The Washington Post's Fact Checker team found no evidence of any environmental awards. Mr. Trump has always been a critic of climate change . In response to the antagonistic role Trump played in Taormina , the Italian media coined the phrase "G6 plus 1", in lieu of "G7".

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