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Author: 0 Major attacks on Afghan capital in last year

The NATO-led Resolute Support (RS) mission in Kabul said Afghan security forces prevented the vehicle carrying the bomb from entering the heavily protected Green Zone that houses many foreign embassies as well as its headquarters, also suggesting it may not have reached its intended target.

Author: 0 Attack in Kabul Causes 80 Dead and more than 300 Wounded

Another 300 people were injured, the health ministry said. More than one third of the country is outside government control. The bombing also raised serious questions about the Afghan government's ability to secure the war-battered nation. President Ashraf Ghani also condemned the attack , which came days into the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Germany's Interior Ministry says deportation of Afghans whose asylum requests have been rejected has been temporarily suspended in the wake of an ...

Global Media UAE urges Rouhani to reset Iran's foreign policy
Author: 0 UAE urges Rouhani to reset Iran's foreign policy

President Donald Trump ended a visit to Tehran's arch-foe Saudi Arabia where arms deals worth nearly $110 billion were signed. Rouhani also criticized a meeting U.S. and Saudi governments' $110 billion dollar arms deal, saying: "You can't solve terrorism just by giving your people's money to a superpower". Ironically, their views are supported by the USA government, which sees Iran as a threat, no matter who is in power.

Author: 0 Amid US doubt, United Nations chief says climate deal essential, 'get on board'

Guterres also pledged to work with developing countries to mobilize resources to tackle the impact of climate change and strengthen efforts by small island states against "the existential threat" that global warming poses. The U.S. State Department defines a treaty as "a formal, written agreement between sovereign states or between states and global organizations". Trump should do what Obama didn't: Send the Paris Agreement to the Senate for ratification.

Author: 0 Zbigniew Brzezinski, Security Adviser to Carter, dies at 89

He served as a counselor to former U.S. President Lyndon Johnson from 1966 to 1968 and was Carter's national security adviser from 1977 to 1981. Brzezinski also helped in the normalization of USA relations with China in December 1978, when the two countries established formal diplomatic relations for the first time .

Author: 0 Trump declares first foreign trip 'a home run'

So we're working on it and I will tell you, a big difference over the previous year, money is actually starting to pour into North Atlantic Treaty Organisation from countries that would not have been doing what they're doing now had I not been elected, I can tell you that.

Global Media Palestinian prisoners end 40-day mass hunger strike after reaching deal
Author: 0 Palestinian prisoners end 40-day mass hunger strike after reaching deal

Librati refused to provide details about strike organizer Marwan Barghouti , the best-known prisoner, who is considered a possible future Palestinian leader. Speaking to Al Jazeera from Ramallah, Majed Bamya, who oversees the prisoner files for the Palestinian foreign ministry, said the outcome of the hunger strike was a success.

Author: 0 Senate Republicans could preserve one of Trumpcare's deadliest provisions

In 2026, a single 21-year-old making $26,500 would pay $1,250 in net annual premiums in states that make moderate changes to essential health benefits , versus $1,700 under current law, the CBO said . According to Factcheck , the CBO analysis of Obamacare in 2010 was mostly correct , accurately predicting how many would gain coverage but incorrectly estimating how they would gain coverage in the new system.

Global Media US Holds Off on Laptop Ban on Flights From Europe for Now
Author: 0 US Holds Off on Laptop Ban on Flights From Europe for Now

It was expected that an electronics ban that would keep laptops and other equipment out of the cabin on US bound flights could be announced, but it didn't come to pass. USA carriers have suggested a variety of measures short of a ban to reduce the threat while allowing travelers to use their devices, according to an emailed statement from Airlines for America.

Global Media Portland train suspect: 'I hope everyone I stabbed died'
Author: 0 Portland train suspect: 'I hope everyone I stabbed died'

The Portland stabbing suspect Jeremy Joseph Christian appeared in court on Tuesday, 30 May, showing no remorse for his act. "I just want to say thank you to the people who put their life on the line for me", she said. His next court date was set for June 7. "Our prayers are with them". "Your words and actions are meaningful, here in America and throughout the world", Namkai Meche's mother wrote.

Author: 0 Massive truck bomb kills at least 80

None of the wounded Americans appears to have life-threatening injuries as a result of the attack in which Afghan officials say at least 90 people were killed and 400 wounded. 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 PM Narendra Modi inaugurates India's longest Dhola-Sadiya bridge

He said that good connectivity in the North-East will also link the region with the economy of South-East Asia. Referring to the issue of black money hoarded by the corrupt, PM Modi said that the law against illegal properties was created in 1988 but it took 28 years to get it notified.

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

While a 2-degree shift wouldn't be noticeable during the course of a day, it would represent a historic change for the Earth as a whole that's faster than any change in the climate since the last ice age ended some 10,000 years ago. But it's now unclear whether the meetings will still take place if the commander in chief has already made up his mind. The US administration has three options for pulling out of the deal.

Author: 0 UK Spy Agency To Probe How It Dealt With Manchester Bomber Warning

Suicide bomber, Salman Abedi , a British-born man with Libyan decent, detonated the bomb moments after the conclusion of Ariana Grande's concert just over a week ago. Where did you see him with it during that time? Police said Wednesday a cordon has been placed around a property south of central Manchester. Earlier on Saturday, police evacuated an area of Moss Side in Manchester, in a search linked to Monday's Manchester Arena bombing which killed 22 people and left scores injured.

Author: 0 Sean Spicer Was Weirdly Unprepared to Talk About Trump's Favorite Subject

Name SearchWatch Service' Jason Miller - Trump's original choice for communications director - backed out of the job in December before the president's inauguration. Kellyanne Conway , White House counselor, told the Associated Press that Dubke handed in his resignation before Donald Trump left for his global trip earlier this month.

Global Media Great white shark leaps into fisherman's boat
Author: 0 Great white shark leaps into fisherman's boat

The coast guard later towed Selwood's boat with the shark into Evans Head just before nightfall. He was hoping for snapper, and when one handline twitched, he thought maybe he had caught one, according to his interview with the Australian Broadcasting Corp .

Author: 0 At least 80 killed, 350 wounded in Kabul blast

It is unclear whether German embassy staff in Kabul were injured or killed , a security source said. Earlier in May , eight civilians died when an ISIS suicide bomber struck a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convoy that was making its way through Kabul .

Author: 0 Horrific Kabul bombing kills 80, hundreds wounded

Hours after the explosion ambulances were still at the scene as rescue workers were digging bodies from the rubble. Bodies littered the scene and a towering plume of smoke rose from the area, which houses foreign embassies, after the blast in the morning rush hour blew out the windows of several missions and residences.

Author: 0 Trump, German Chancellor Merkel 'get along very well': White House

Climate and trade were the two main issue of contention between the United States and other members at the G-7 summit of major economies in Sicily last week, and the topics look set to flare up again soon. His comments on climate change and defence spending also left European partners in the lurch. Shortly after Trump's visit to Europe , Merkel had made a statement saying that Europe could no longer depend on the United States for assistance and that it had to become self-reliant.

Global Media Pentagon claims missile defence win
Author: 0 Pentagon claims missile defence win

USA forces, using data from satellites and radar, will fire a ground-based interceptor from Vandenberg Air Force Base , California. This is the first test of the interceptor using an upgraded "kill" vehicle - the part of the missile that would hit an incoming warhead.

Global Media Woman thought headed for Canada found dead in Minnesota
Author: 0 Woman thought headed for Canada found dead in Minnesota

Once in Canada, refugees have three days to file for asylum status. "Evidently she didn't make it". Local residents were horrified to learn that an asylum-seeker from Ghana was found dead in a "coulee" or ditch running through a farm field almost a kilometre south of the Canadian border just west of Highway 75 near Noyes, Minn.

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

Mujahid says the Taliban were not involved and that whoever "carried out this attack and for what objective, that will become clear at a later stage". Many phone lines are down but people are trying to help, she added. The explosion occurred during peak traffic on a bustling road in the Wazir Akbar Khan area of Kabul .

Global Media Saudi, UAE pledge Dollars 100 millions to Ivanka Trump womens' fund
Author: 0 Saudi, UAE pledge Dollars 100 millions to Ivanka Trump womens' fund

President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman pose for photos after a ceremony to mark the opening of the Global Center for Combatting Extremist Ideology , Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Riyadh . "Drive them out of your holy land, and drive them out of this Earth". "Drive them out", Trump said . The official said that the White House was not distracted by the ongoing Russian Federation controversy, asserting that they were "very focused like laser beams" on the agenda.

Author: 0 What is 'Covfefe'? Trump's tweet goes viral

But that hasn't stopped thousands of people from continuing to enjoy " covfefe ". It doesn't come up in standard dictionaries, and, although a lot of people thought he meant to say press coverage, a few people thought he meant press conference.

Author: 0 Dozens killed, more than 300 injured by vehicle bomb in Kabul

Over a third of the country is outside government control. The U.S. Embassy in Kabul and the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission have condemned the massive bombing that killed 80 people near the German Embassy in the Afghan capital earlier in the day.

Global Media Rush-hour bombing near embassies kills 80, wounds hundreds in Kabul
Author: 0 Rush-hour bombing near embassies kills 80, wounds hundreds in Kabul

The ministry says the injured were inside the embassy complex, located near the site of Wednesday's bombing. A public health official said at least 80 people had been killed and more than 350 wounded. He suggested that the German embassy might not have been the target of the blast, which sent clouds of black smoke into the sky near the presidential palace.

Author: 0 Afghan ministry says Kabul blast has killed 64

The attack , which took place outside the German embassy in Kabul , injured four journalists, one driver and killed at least 80 people. There has been no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack - although the Taliban have denied involvement, making it more likely Isis is to blame.

Author: 0 Trump returns to White House after first international trip

And Trump's Sunday morning tweets weren't lost on the people of Twitter . "The whole discussion about climate was very hard, not to say unsatisfactory ", German chancellor Angela Merkel said. 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 Trump may quit Paris climate agreement

Axios news outlet , which first reported the withdrawal, said details of the pullout are being worked out by a team that includes EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt , an ally of fossil fuel industries. Almost 200 nations, including the United States under President Barack Obama's administration , agreed in 2015 to voluntarily reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to combat climate change .

Global Media New Barcelona Coach Valverde Arrives At Camp Nou
Author: 0 New Barcelona Coach Valverde Arrives At Camp Nou

Valverde received a two-year contract, with an option for a third. His appointment was rubber-stamped at a board meeting on Monday. Valverde's official introduction will be on Thursday. "He is one of the most outstanding and promising coaches in Spain". "I've had a couple of spells at clubs where I played as well and now Barca too".

Author: 0 Oracle Team USA frustrated by their performance

It was not all bad news for the U.S. crew, however, with a win in the head-to-head between former team mates Jimmy Spithill and Land Rover BAR skipper Ben Ainslie. "However to get that first win on the board is really important". Groupama Team France had no answer to ORACLE TEAM USA's superior speed and Jimmy Spithill's team took the victory in race one by 2 minutes and 11 seconds.

Author: 0 Cleveland takes action on cop who killed 12-year-old boy

Rice's death, ruled a homicide by the Cuyahoga County medical examiner, drew demonstrations both in Cleveland and several other cities across the U.S. The Critical Incident Review Committee , which took the place of a normal internal affairs investigation, found that neither officer violated any police policies and recommended no discipline.

Author: 0 President Trump expected to withdraw from Paris climate agreement

Canada remains committed to the Paris Accord , the federal environment minister said Wednesday, amid concerns that the US will walk away from the landmark global climate agreement . "What a ridiculous situation", Trump said in the post. In November 2012, he tweeted that the "concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make USA manufacturing non-competitive".

Global Media German court denies mother access to dead daughter's FB data
Author: 0 German court denies mother access to dead daughter's FB data

Facebook is refusing access to the girl's account, which has since been memorialised. "It's always against Facebook's policies to log into another person's account". "Everything is wide open, it is very interesting", said Matthias Rösler, president of the German Inheritance Forum, to Spiegel Online. The company says however that it will remove deceased users accounts at the request of verified, immediate family members.

Global Media Authorities: 19 charged in New York mob takedown
Author: 0 Authorities: 19 charged in New York mob takedown

The crimes were committed in connection to a larger racketeering scheme run out of NY and dating back at least 17 years, prosecutors said. Those named include Matthew Madonna, 81, described in the indictment as the street boss of the Luchese crime family.

Author: 0 What was Jared Kushner doing?

As the pressure on Kushner unprecedented levels, Donald Trump is standing firmly behind him -lashing out at the "fake news media" for carrying reports of the Kislyak meeting. If you have questions about what really happened, ask Jared, hear from Jared, and then we'll discuss it. Kelly added on NBC's " Meet the Press " that he believes "any time you can open lines of communication with anyone, whether they're good friends or not so good friends, is a smart thing to do".

Global Media Trump pays somber tribute to fallen troops on Memorial Day
Author: 0 Trump pays somber tribute to fallen troops on Memorial Day

Others are mindless, baseless pile-ons, such as the dumb controversy that erupted over the president's comportment at Arlington Cemetery on Memorial Day . Two days earlier, John Kelly teared up on TV while discussing his son, who was killed in while leading his platoon on a combat patrol and stepped on a concealed roadside bomb.

Author: 0 Franken backs review of Kushner security clearance

As he mulls changes, Trump has entertained bringing his former campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, and former deputy campaign manager, David Bossie, formally back into the fold. At the time, a White House official dismissed it as a brief courtesy meeting. A senior administration official said Kushner was keeping his head down and focusing on work after the foreign trip.

Global Media Philippines' Duterte vows to ignore Supreme Court on martial law
Author: 0 Philippines' Duterte vows to ignore Supreme Court on martial law

Let us fight". Special forces commandoes were deployed to drive out the remaining 20 to 30 Maute group rebels holed-up in Marawi but encountered heavy resistance yesterday. "It has transmogrified into an invasion by foreign fighters", Solicitor General Jose Calida, the government's chief lawyer, told reporters in the southern city of Davao.

Author: 0 Key US-Europe relations called into question after Trump trip

On Tuesday, Merkel told reporters that Germany's relationship with America is "of outstanding importance ", but "in view of the current situation there are more reasons ... On Sunday, after a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels , at which US President Donald Trump harshly criticized his allies for not contributing 2 percent of their GDP to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation defense budget, Merkel said that the times when the Europeans could rely on their allies ...

Global Media Emanuel Calls Reported US Withdrawal From Paris Accord 'Alarming'
Author: 0 Emanuel Calls Reported US Withdrawal From Paris Accord 'Alarming'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel did little to contain her frustration at the American position. But pulling out of the agreement is popular with Mr. "Should China follow the same path, together they would represent the largest import market in the world, giving them a very large stick to wave at America".

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

May 3, 2017 Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed eight civilians in an attack on a convoy of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation armoured personnel vehicles. "Several of them were burnt", Toarozai said. "There were screams. As I was coming to grips with the situation, I realized that I too had been hit by a flying glass splinter".

Global Media Feds still committed to Paris Accord, environment minister says
Author: 0 Feds still committed to Paris Accord, environment minister says

Trump promised during his 2016 campaign that he'd withdraw the U.S. from the deal. Climate solutions provide opportunities that are unmatchable. The decision would be a significant foreign policy break with almost every other nation on earth and a major reversal of the Obama administration's efforts on climate change, CNN reported .

Author: 0 Venezuela leader: Officials treated like Jews under Nazis

Anti-government protesters make their way to the Interior Ministry, before clashing with National Guards who blocked them in Caracas , Venezuela , Thursday, May 18, 2017. Protests at the homes and businesses of officials or ex-officials with links to Chavismo - the left-wing ideology created by Maduro's predecessor, Hugo Chavez - are broadcast on social media via accounts dedicated to promoting the harassment of those individuals living overseas.

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.

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