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Global Media Trump finally condemns fatal OR stabbings
Author: 0 Trump finally condemns fatal OR stabbings

One of his requests - asking federal authorities to revoke permits for scheduled alt-right rallies in OR - got pushback from the American Civil Liberties Union and one Republican who suggested using militia groups to offer protection for the rallies.

Global Media United Nations chief: Climate action 'a necessity
Author: 0 United Nations chief: Climate action 'a necessity

It was signed by 195 countries out of 197 in a United Nations group on climate change , with Syria and Nicaragua abstaining. Donald Trump has said he will decide whether to pull out of a key climate change deal in the next week, having apparently shrugged off pressure from United States allies in recent days.

Global Media Jeremy Corbyn to hammer Tories on schools and NHS
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn to hammer Tories on schools and NHS

Confirming he would be taking part, Mr Corbyn criticised the Tories for what he called "a stage-managed arms-length campaign". Amber Rudd will step up to the plate to bat for the Tories and will square off against a representative from Labour, Lib Dem leader Tim Farron , Ukip's Paul Nuttall, the SNP's Angus Robertson, Green co-leader Caroline Lucas and Plaid Cymru's Leanne Wood.

Global Media Explosion in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 9, wounds dozens
Author: 0 Explosion in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 9, wounds dozens

It remains unclear who or what the attack was targeting. A police spokesman told the news agency that it was a auto bombing incident, but some reports suggested that the blast was caused by explosives concealed in a water tanker. Sigmar Gabriel , Germany's Foreign Minister, said on Twitter later Wednesday that a guard outside the embassy had been killed and that staff working within the consulate had been injured.

Author: 0 Hyannis to mark centennial of John F. Kennedy's birth

Kennedy, who was born in Brookline on May 29, 1917, was assassinated in Dallas on November 22, 1963. The meeting was part of a series of talks during their summit meetin. "Many of his key ideas are timeless". Father Mark Hession will deliver the homily for JFK Monday. The Kennedy family attended Mass often at St. Francis.

Global Media British PM May could lose majority in June 8 election
Author: 0 British PM May could lose majority in June 8 election

In contrast to signs from a string of opinion polls that have suggested May's Conservatives will increase their majority, the new constituency-by-constituency modeling by YouGov showed it might lose 20 of the 330 seats it holds and the opposition Labour Party could gain almost 30 seats, The Times said .

Author: 0 Three suspects released in Manchester terror probe

MI5 is believed to be reviewing the intelligence held about Abedi and the decision-making around him prior to the attack. Sources close to the investigation into the atrocity told the daily that his body was never kept along with his 22 victims.

Global Media Trump expected to withdraw from Paris climate deal, reports say
Author: 0 Trump expected to withdraw from Paris climate deal, reports say

Trump claimed before taking office that climate change was a " hoax " created by the Chinese to hurt the USA economy, an assertion that stands in defiance of broad scientific consensus. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and 21 other Republican sent Trump a letter last week urging him to follow through on his campaign pledge to pull out of the climate accord.

Global Media Trump to Pull Out of Paris Climate Accord
Author: 0 Trump to Pull Out of Paris Climate Accord

Politico and CNN are also reporting Trump's intention to pull out of the agreement , citing White House officials . Pruitt is an outspoken opponent of the agreement and wants Trump to abide by his campaign promise made just over a year ago to pull the United States out.

Global Media Kabul blast hurts German embassy staff, kills guard - minister
Author: 0 Kabul blast hurts German embassy staff, kills guard - minister

An Afghan security officer who had been protecting the German Embassy died in the attack, and while members of the embassy's staff were injured, "All are now safe", says German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel . The green zone houses western embassies, government institutions and the residences of high-ranking officials and their families. This month, another attack targeted a convoy of foreign troops near the US Embassy in Kabul, killing eight people.

Global Media Trump poised to pull USA out of Paris climate accord
Author: 0 Trump poised to pull USA out of Paris climate accord

The other six nations in the Group of Seven agreed to stick with their commitment to implement the 2015 Paris deal that aims to rein in greenhouse gas emissions to slow down global warming . President Donald Trump delivers remarks to us troops at the Naval Air Station Sigonella before returning to Washington , D.C., in Sigonella, Sicily, Italy, May 27, 2017 .

Global Media Turkey summons USA ambassador over treatment of brawling bodyguards
Author: 0 Turkey summons USA ambassador over treatment of brawling bodyguards

But now Turkey is requesting that "US authorities conduct a full investigation of this diplomatic incident and provide the necessary explanation". A Turkish news agency put out video claiming a protester instigated the brawl by pelting a Turkish official with a water bottle. Shocking footage emerged showing men in suits kicking downed demonstrators as scant cops tried to break up the melee, all with president Recep Tayyip Erdogan eyeing the fracas before turning his back and calmly ...

Global Media Vehicle bomb blast in Kabul kills at least 80, injures 350
Author: 0 Vehicle bomb blast in Kabul kills at least 80, injures 350

Four BBC journalists were injured and are being treated in the hospital, according to Quentin Sommerville, the BBC's Middle East correspondent. Their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening. He says the target of the attack was not immediately known but that most of the casualties were civilians, including women and children. The neighborhood is home to several embassies and not far from the Presidential Palace and foreign ministry.

Author: 0 'Covfefe': Donald Trump posts mysterious tweet after White House media strategy shake-up

In mid-December, Mr Trump tweeted "unpresidented" instead of "unprecedented". There was no follow-up tweet to clarify the statement, and it was still online more than an hour after it was first posted. Donald Trump has been mercilessly mocked online after he posted a odd tweet, just hours after Press Secretary Sean Spicer fled his first press conference since the president returned to the United States amid a reporter revolt.

Author: 0 Trump, Merkel exchange barbs after G7; Vietnam's prime minister heads to DC

In the case of Germany , it's mostly due to the weak euro. "The relationship that the President has had with Merkel he would describe as fairly unbelievable.He has a lot of respect for her", Spicer said . "To insult Germany , a long-standing ally, is something that many of us feel very uncomfortable with", Sanders said in a dpa interview conducted ahead of his German book launch in Berlin on Wednesday.

Author: 0 Year Old Aussie Girl Killed In IRAQ Bombing

One photo showed cups of ice cream scattered on the blood-stained ground in the busy neighbourhood. Images and footage posted on social media showed the devastating impact of the blast, which ripped through the crowded area around Al-Faqma ice cream shop in the Karrada district of central Baghdad , scattering rubble across the street.

Author: 0 Trump covfefe tweet ridiculed worldwide

I think it's safe to assume this won't be the last time a Trump tweet sparks such a response, but perhaps he'll start using spellcheck. "The next time I go to Starbucks I'm gonna order a grande #covfefe ", wrote one thirsty user. Four hours later the tweet had been neither corrected nor deleted, nor was there any hint of what Trump was trying to say. In some cases, an Oxford University study of MI voters found, recipients received more messages carrying "junk" social media tweets ...

Author: 0 Trump Blasts Germany on Trade, NATO: 'Very Bad for US'

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel was blunter on Monday (May 29), slamming the USA president's " short-sighted " policies that have " weakened the West " and hurt European interests. Merkel talked to Modi in Berlin about developing cooperation with India . He said Trump's administration, for example, was unlikely to do much to tackle the causes of the migrant crisis - climate change , wars and persecution.

Author: 0 Sturgeon warns of 'emboldened Tory government' ahead of SNP manifesto launch

Perhaps her memory is short but just two years ago a similar ploy by her predecessor to prop up a minority Ed Miliband government had the unintended outcome of delivering David Cameron to Downing Street. Returning to Glasgow's Old Fruitmarket, where he addressed huge crowds during the first Labour leadership contest, Mr Corbyn accused the SNP of "passing on Tory austerity without putting up a fight".

Global Media Trump plans to pull out of Paris Agreement
Author: 0 Trump plans to pull out of Paris Agreement

A White House official confirms the president is expected to withdraw from the accord, the Associated Press reports. Mr Trump, who has called global warming a " hoax ", tweeted on Wednesday morning: "I will be announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days".

Global Media Massive Kabul bomb in diplomatic district kills dozens, injures hundreds, officials say
Author: 0 Massive Kabul bomb in diplomatic district kills dozens, injures hundreds, officials say

According to the Afghan interior ministry, at least 64 people were killed and up to 320 people were injured in the blast, which struck in the Wazir Akbar Khan district of the city. A spokeswoman for the German foreign ministry said the bomber's target was unknown. According to the NATO-led stabilization mission Resolute Support, Afghan security forces stopped the tanker with the bomb entering a heavily secured green zone.

Global Media Philippines urges Islamist militants to surrender
Author: 0 Philippines urges Islamist militants to surrender

A view of the Maute group stronghold with an ISIS flag in Marawi City in southern Philippines May 29, 2017. The army insists the drawn-out fight in Marawi is not a true sign of the militants' strength because the military has held back to spare civilian lives.

Global Media US Successfully Tests Missile Defense System
Author: 0 US Successfully Tests Missile Defense System

Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, said, "This successful intercept test of an ICBM-like target sends a clear message to the unstable dictator in North Korea that the USA ballistic missile defense system can and will shoot down any ballistic missile threat that endangers the American people".

Global Media Blast tears through central Kabul, killing and injuring dozens
Author: 0 Blast tears through central Kabul, killing and injuring dozens

The health ministry said the casualty figures were expected to rise further. Tolo News said most victims were civilians, a large number of them from the Roshan mobile company. Militant organizations - including the Islamic State group - have often advocated for an increase in violence during Ramadan, and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said he "strongly condemned the cowardly attack in the holy month of Ramadan targeting innocent civilians in their daily life".

Global Media Media Workers Killed, 6 Wounded In Kabul Blast
Author: 0 Media Workers Killed, 6 Wounded In Kabul Blast

Zanbaq Square is near many government buildings and foreign embassies, including the presidential palace, the chief executive office, the German embassy and the Indian embassy, among others. The Afghan Taliban has denied responsibility for the attack. "I was standing not more than two kilometers away from where the explosion took place", Hakim said.

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

The director of the missile agency, Vice Adm. James D. Syring, called the intercept "an incredible accomplishment". United Nations diplomats, speaking on condition of anonymity, have said it appeared China was still only prepared to act if North Korea conducted a long-range missile launch or a nuclear test and that Beijing did not view the dozens of ballistic missile launches in the past year as warranting further United Nations sanctions.

Global Media Sean Spicer Can't Answer Whether Trump Believes In Man-Made Climate Change
Author: 0 Sean Spicer Can't Answer Whether Trump Believes In Man-Made Climate Change

The White House did not confirm the reports, while Trump restated that his decision would be announced this week. His speech comes as Trump this week decides whether the United States - the second-largest emitter of greenhouse gases after China - will adhere to the limit its emissions as layed out in the 2015 Paris climate agreement .

Global Media Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal: Axios report
Author: 0 Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal: Axios report

Aides to Trump said he was listening with an open mind to the other leaders' arguments about Paris, but had yet to decide whether to withdraw the U.S. will withdraw from the accord. The UN's main Twitter page quotes secretary-general Antonio Guterres as saying: "Climate change is undeniable". "Stepping up action will provide both sides with significant opportunities".

Global Media Denmark's 'Little Mermaid' doused in red paint by whaling protesters
Author: 0 Denmark's 'Little Mermaid' doused in red paint by whaling protesters

People take photos near the Little Mermaid statue , which was painted red in what local authorities say is an act of vandalism in Copenhagen on May 30, 2017. Decapitated: Unknown offenders removed the Little Mermaid's head one night in 1998. Her head was left at a local TV station. The statue has been covered in paint several times since the 1960s, as well as knocked off its base by explosives in 2003.

Global Media Pope urges Trump to be global peacemaker
Author: 0 Pope urges Trump to be global peacemaker

Despite some initial confusion on whether the Pope was talking about pizza, the penny eventually dropped for Mrs Trump. The Pope joked around with the president and his wife after their meeting . He is something. He is really good. "We had a fantastic meeting", the president said afterward. "We went to the Pope", Trump told Tusk and Juncker.

Global Media Suspect in Portland commuter train attack to be arraigned in court
Author: 0 Suspect in Portland commuter train attack to be arraigned in court

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP ) - The man police say fatally stabbed two other men who tried to shield young women from an anti-Muslim tirade on a light-rail train makes his initial court appearance in a Portland , Oregon, courtroom. A reporter also filmed him earlier this year. - He was sentenced to 90 months in prison for the 2002 armed robbery of a Portland convenience store.

Global Media United Kingdom police arrest another man in Manchester concert bombing probe
Author: 0 United Kingdom police arrest another man in Manchester concert bombing probe

Ariana Grande will return to Manchester to host a benefit concert for the victims of a devastating bombing attack on Monday (22 May). Then, two more men were arrested early Saturday, police said in a statement . Rudd criticized the US government for leaking information about the bomber's identity. Some also reported bomb-making materials which could be primed for imminent attacks had been found in the raids following the Manchester bombing.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande to perform benefit concert for Manchester attack victims

Britain briefly suspended intelligence-sharing with the United States on Thursday over the leaks, but Tillerson said the "special relationship" between the two countries would "withstand this particular unfortunate event". "Initial searches of premises have revealed items that we believe are very important to the investigation". And bomb disposal units were rushed to a call at a college in the jittery city, with the police shutting down roads.

Global Media U.S. military tests ballistic missile interceptor in California amid North Korea threat
Author: 0 U.S. military tests ballistic missile interceptor in California amid North Korea threat

The Rodong Sinmun, the North's ruling Workers' Party newspaper, said in an editorial on Wednesday that the US should remember that Pyongyang's declaration to burn the enemy's base with nuclear weapons is not empty rhetoric. On Monday, North Korea tested a short-range missile that flew about 280 miles before landing in the Sea of Japan. A 2016 assessment released by the Pentagon's weapons testing office in January said that U.S.

Author: 0 Quotes of the Day: Nikki Haley, US Ambassador to UN

Officials said the test of the Ground Based Midcourse Defence (GMD) system at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California was successful. Its most recent test of a medium-range Scud missile was claimed as a success, although North Korea's ability to launch a ballistic missile capable of hitting intercontinental targets has been disputed.

Author: 0 Key test of missile defence declared success by Pentagon

The Pentagon says it has shot down a mock warhead over the Pacific in a success for America's missile defense program. Ms Haley said China knew North Korea best "and so we're going to keep the pressure on China, but we're going to continue to work with them in any way that they think is best".

Global Media Huge bomb blast kills at least 80, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital
Author: 0 Huge bomb blast kills at least 80, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital

It was not immediately clear what was the target. The area is in close proximity to a number of foreign embassies and government buildings, including the Presidential Palace a. President Ashraf Ghani condemned "this inhuman and cowardly attack.in the holy month of Ramadan targeting innocent civilians". According to French officials, the French and German embassies were damaged in the blast.

Author: 0 N Korea ready for intercontinental ballistic missile tests

The MDA said its mission was to develop a missile defense system to defend the USA, its deployed forces, allies and friends from limited ballistic missile attacks of "all ranges in all phases of flight". The whole thing works by carrying a "kill vehicle" which collides with the ICMB outside the Earth's atmosphere, obliterating the target on contact.

Global Media North Korea developing nuclear warheads faster than expected
Author: 0 North Korea developing nuclear warheads faster than expected

North Korea has called on South Korea to honour previous inter-Korean agreements on co-operation and reconciliation, which Seoul's unification ministry described as "not logical" given Pyongyang was testing weapons. It said that it can spy into its territory, and South Korean companies have been hit in China by a nationalist backlash over the deployment. The United States, which has 28,500 troops in South Korea to guard against the North Korean threat, has called on China to do more ...

Global Media Chennai: Infosys employee found dead in office toilet
Author: 0 Chennai: Infosys employee found dead in office toilet

On Tuesday night, his naked body was found on the office premises. In the early Morning of Wednesday, we found the dead body in the Toilets without clothes. The Chengalpattu Taluk police have registered a case of death under mysterious circumstances. "The police were informed only after he was taken to the hospital", SP Santosh Hadimani told TNM.

Global Media Explosion hits near diplomatic area in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Explosion hits near diplomatic area in Afghanistan

The statement further added that "The U.S Embassy reminds all USA citizens that serious threats to safety and security exist in the city of Kabul and throughout Afghanistan ". The vehicle bomb attack struck Kabul's diplomatic quarter. Their injuries are not thought to be life threatening. "We wish those injured a quick recovery".

Author: 0 Opposing Brexit and scrapping diesel cars lead Liberal Democrat manifesto

The Liberal Democrats have also committed to a second European Union referendum on the terms of the UK's Brexit deal. Numerous policies are created to appeal to young voters, the demographic most likely to vote Labour and oppose Brexit, including a "rent-to-buy" pledge to build deposit-free homes for young professionals and working families to buy for the same cost as renting.

Global Media UK election goes from dull to dramatic as contest tightens
Author: 0 UK election goes from dull to dramatic as contest tightens

By early Wednesday morning, it was trading 0.44% lower against the dollar at $1.28020 and 0.29% lower against the euro at 1.14600 Euros. Mrs May's decision to call an early election had provided a boost to the pound - with the currency shooting up from less than $1.26 to above $1.29 in one day and later creeping above the $1.30 mark.

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