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Author: 0 China PMI Data Weighs Asian Stocks

The May data is the first contraction in 11 months. All the major indicators deteriorated over the month, pushing the index below the crucial 50-point barrier, which indicates the sector is contracting. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down at 21,008.65, down 0.10%. The Nasdaq composite fell 19 points, or 0.3 percent, to 6,184. Most analysts agree that momentum will slow after strong first quarter growth of 6.9 per cent, as Beijing's crackdown on its financial sector is expected ...

Author: 0 North Korea fires what appears to be a ballistic missile towards Japan

Trump declared at the G7 summit last week that the "big problem" of North Korea "will be solved" and has previously warned that no option is off the table. "The United States confirmed that North Korea has test-launched another ballistic missile". Meanwhile, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned Pyongyang's provocations, saying that Japan will take "specific actions to deter North Korea " together with the U.S.

Global Media Trump to pull US from global climate deal, official says
Author: 0 Trump to pull US from global climate deal, official says

Mr Trump is meeting secretary of state Rex Tillerson , who has favoured remaining in the deal, while chief strategist Steve Bannon supports an exit, and senior adviser Jared Kushner generally thinks the deal is bad, but would like to find a way to see if the U.S.

Global Media White House communications director Dubke steps down
Author: 0 White House communications director Dubke steps down

Kushner's attorney has said that Mr. Kushner has volunteered to share with Congress what he knows about these meetings, and he will do the same if he's contacted and connected with any other inquiry". Trump rattled some in Europe with his statements on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation last week. White House chief of staff Reince Priebus thanked Dubke in a statement and said he had "offered to remain onboard until a transition is concluded".

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

He said he will strengthen North-South, South-South and other partnerships to implement the Paris Agreement . 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 .

Author: 0 PM's jibe about 'alone and naked' Jeremy Corbyn 'totally inappropriate'

She might be out there sizing up your house to pay for your social care. "What we need to do is have proper control of our immigration and, of course, we are going to be able to put in rules for people coming from the EU to the United Kingdom once we leave the European Union", she said.

Global Media Donald Trump to announce decision on Paris climate deal tomorrow
Author: 0 Donald Trump to announce decision on Paris climate deal tomorrow

The other countries are Syria and Nicaragua. A second White House official, who was not authorized to discuss private conversations and also insisted on anonymity, said Trump had not made a final decision on how to proceed. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, former Exxon CEO, is among those in the Trump administration urging the president to keep the USA commitment. It would reflect a major reversal of the Obama administration's efforts on climate change.

Global Media 'CBS Evening News' drops Scott Pelley
Author: 0 'CBS Evening News' drops Scott Pelley

Pelley joined CBS Evening News in 2011 following the high-profile departure of Katie Couric . Scott Pelley , who couldn't lift the CBS Evening News out of its perennial third-place ratings finish, is being replaced, according to news reports.

Author: 0 Philippines' Duterte uses Lewinsky affair to hit back at critical Clinton

Duterte shortened his visit to Russian Federation last week as clashes occurred between Philippine Government forces and the Maute insurgent group in Mindanao. "We call for courage, for bearers of light to stand against the looming tide of darkness upon our land", he added. "We oppose any violation of the Constitution on matters pertaining to the martial law declaration", the senator was quoted by the Philippines Daily Inquirer .

Author: 0 Trump to Pull Out of Paris Climate Agreement

State and religious leaders have expressed desire for Trump to continue US participation in the agreement. Trump's top aides have been divided. He is set to meet Wednesday afternoon with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who supports remaining in the agreement.

Author: 0 NE cultural centre to add value to Bhupen Hazarika bridge

It is 3.55 kilometers or 2.21 miles longer than the Bandra Worli Sea Link in Mumbai, making it the longest bridge in India above water. In the upstream after 120 km there is a bridge available for crossing the same but it travels through hard hilly terrain on north bank.

Global Media Auto bombings kill 14 in Iraqi capital
Author: 0 Auto bombings kill 14 in Iraqi capital

Other videos of the attack posted on social media show wounded and bloodied people crying for help on the sidewalk outside the ice cream parlor. Officials said the bombing was specifically targeted toward the popular ice cream shop in the central part of Iraq's capital.

Global Media President's health: No cause for alarm- Lai Mohammed
Author: 0 President's health: No cause for alarm- Lai Mohammed

President Buhari left Nigeria for London in the evening of May 7 for medical follow-up after hosting 82 Chibok girls released by Boko Haram terrorists. "He (Fayose) has been quarrelling with everybody. Even in Ekiti, he is demolishing filling stations belonging to the opposition", Mr. Ojudu, a former senator from Ekiti, said.

Author: 0 Clashes between police and protesters turn violent in Brasilia

The best solution to remove Temer , who is being investigated by the prosecutor-general on corruption and cover-up charges, is for the top electoral court to annul the 2014 election result in which he shared a ticket with ousted President Dilma Rousseff, according to half a dozen legislators from his ruling PMDB party who spoke to Bloomberg News.

Author: 0 Ariana Grande plans Manchester benefit concert after attack

Abedi reportedly returned from Libya only a few days before the attack which killed 22 people including several children, but police are still trying to pin down his movements as well as a wider network . A 16-year-old boy arrested in Withington on Thursday and a 34-year-old woman arrested In Blackley on Wednesday have been released without charge.

Global Media President Trump to pull out of global climate deal
Author: 0 President Trump to pull out of global climate deal

The legally binding 2017 deal signing would enhance the requirements upon global nations, forcing signatories to limit human economic activity, and rich countries to provide "climate finance" to poor nations, paying for their renewable energy projects.

Global Media 5 sickening takeaways from Planned Parenthood's annual report
Author: 0 5 sickening takeaways from Planned Parenthood's annual report

The letter to Sessions and McCabe refers to the investigations' findings, including "evidence of violations of laws protecting human research subjects and patient privacy; laws regulating anatomical gifts for transplantation, therapy, research, and education; laws protecting late-term and born-alive infants; and laws pertaining to public funding for fetal tissue research and abortion providers" by the House investigation.

Author: 0 Europe must step up as diplomatic player: Merkel

European leaders got the message loud and clear from President Trump's meeting with them last week. "He has a lot respect for her". "They continue to grow the bond that they had during their talks in the G7, and he views not just Germany but the rest of Europe as an important American ally".

Global Media Iraq presses Mosul assault, United Nations warns of danger to civilians
Author: 0 Iraq presses Mosul assault, United Nations warns of danger to civilians

The attack was also claimed by IS. " ISIS (Daesh) terrorists tonight in Baghdad target children & families enjoying time together at an ice cream shop". "We support Iraq against the evil", he added. Neither French nor Iraqi sources disclosed how many French citizens have been killed in the operation, but said that up to 30 men had been identified as senior, "high-value" targets.

Global Media Afghanistan: 90 killed in blast near Indian embassy in Kabul
Author: 0 Afghanistan: 90 killed in blast near Indian embassy in Kabul

Injured Afghan men arrive at a hospital after the blast in Kabul . Dozens of damaged cars choked the roads as wounded survivors sought safety. The target of the bombing wasn't immediately clear. The ministry says the injured were inside the embassy complex, located near the site of Wednesday's bombing. France also reported damage to its own embassy and the German one.

Author: 0 'Unstable,' 'Evil': Liberals, Journalists Freak Out Over Trump 'Covfefe' Typo

He deleted the tweet hours later. The tweet immediately went viral and became one of the president's more popular posts . They say these days that the tweet is mightier than the sword, and US President Donald J Trump - yes, it still very much pains us to say - is perhaps no better proponent of that very 21st century of maxims.

Author: 0 Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom is Director-General of WHO

In the final round, Tedros received 133 votes to British candidate David Nabarro's 50, with two abstentions. The third candidate, Pakistani physician Sania Nishtar , said she had a proven record of dealing with hard issues and would make constructive changes to the World Health Organization if elected.

Global Media Sean Hannity loses 7 advertisers after pushing Seth Rich murder conspiracy
Author: 0 Sean Hannity loses 7 advertisers after pushing Seth Rich murder conspiracy

Last month, Bill O'Reilly was sacked from Fox News after scores of advertisers cut off ties with his show in the wake of a scathing New York Times report that claimed he sexually harassed several women. Fox did indicate, however, it will continue investigating the story. "This issue is so big now". " Hannity " generates millions of dollars in ad revenue for Fox News Channel .

Global Media Auburn transfer Stephen Davis Jr
Author: 0 Auburn transfer Stephen Davis Jr

Auburn redshirt freshman RB/LB Stephen Davis transferred to SC. Stephen Davis Jr ., who left Auburn this winter after redshirting last season, will enroll at USC in June and intends to join the football team his father, former Auburn running back Stephen Davis Sr., told The State .

Global Media What's behind the German trade surplus angering Trump?
Author: 0 What's behind the German trade surplus angering Trump?

The foreign minister later echoed previous statements by Chancellor Angela Merkel , who over the weekend sent shockwaves through Western capitals by arguing that Europe can not rely completely on the U.S. In a major boost to Merkel, who has been fighting against secessionist tendencies within the economic bloc since the Brexit vote in June past year, the prime minister praised her "strong leadership".

Author: 0 German SPD leader calls Trump a "destroyer of all Western values"

The meeting is said to be a courtesy call after Modi's hectic day in Berlin. The US President meanwhile treated his trip to Brussels nearly as an election rally - berating European leaders for what he sees as their freeloading off of US taxpayers, and the failure of some European states to live up to promises to spend at least 2 % of the GDP on defense.

Global Media Trump lashes out at Germany over trade, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
Author: 0 Trump lashes out at Germany over trade, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Trump's response came in the early hours of Tuesday when he took to Twitter to once again demand that Germany renegotiate the terms of transatlantic trade and boost its defense spending. The G4 nations comprising Brazil, Germany, India, and Japan are four countries which support each other's bids for permanent seats on the United Nations.

Global Media New Trump attack on Germany widens transatlantic rift
Author: 0 New Trump attack on Germany widens transatlantic rift

The foreign minister said it's now a hard situation with the United States but also said relations will improve again. "Things are getting trivialized now". In Washington , Trump administration officials on Tuesday appeared to try to soften the message underlying Trump's tweet with comments emphasizing the importance of U.S.

Global Media Trump to announce decision on Paris deal
Author: 0 Trump to announce decision on Paris deal

But he said a quick, clean break by the United States from the 1992 Convention might be best for other nations which could then work without risks of obstruction. "Staying in would not benefit the global environment one whit, but instead, by impoverishing millions of people, would have exactly the opposite effect".

Author: 0 Remaining 11 countries to take forward the TPP

Japan and New Zealand in recent weeks lobbied for the idea of pushing ahead with the TPP agreement without the U.S. The initiative comes as China, which hasn't been involved with the TPP, is pushing its own Asia-based free-trade pact, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership.

Author: 0 Michael Flynn To Turn Over Some Subpoenaed Documents To Senate Committee

The committee, which is investigating alleged Russian interference in last year's US presidential election, issued subpoenas to two of Flynn's businesses after Flynn had declined to comply with a subpoena issued to him personally. Former White House staffer Boris Epshteyn confirmed he has been contacted for information as part of the House investigation. In an interview with French newspaper Le Figaro , Putin reaffirmed his strong denial of Russian involvement in the hacking.

Author: 0 At least 11 US citizens injured in Kabul blast

The BBC said one of its drivers was killed and four of its journalists were wounded. The bomb ripped through the central Wazir Akbar Khan area of Kabul , home to foreign diplomatic missions and government offices, damaging dozens of vehicles and surrounding buildings.

Author: 0 Flynn to give documents to Senate intel panel

The committee altered the subpoena to focus on Flynn's businesses because they can not invoke the Fifth Amendment, ranking panel Democrat Mark Warner said. Representative Elijah Cummings, the senior Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said last week that Flynn may have lied in his application for a security clearance by saying that his paid speech at a Moscow gala for a Russian TV network in 2015 had been "funded by USA companies".

Author: 0 Corbyn has everything to gain from TV debate

Scottish National Party (SNP) strategist Ross Colquhoun, however, pointed out that the number of people May could engage with physically is barely anything compared to those she could reach through a televised debate. "I've not been off the television screens, I've been doing things on the television, but predominantly taking questions from voters and listening to voters".

Global Media President Donald Trump likely to withdraw US from Paris climate accord
Author: 0 President Donald Trump likely to withdraw US from Paris climate accord

But the official says there may be "caveats in the language" that Trump uses to announce the withdrawal - leaving open the possibility that the decision isn't final. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, an oil industry ally and climate change doubter. America's clean-energy icon-the founder of Tesla Motors and SpaceX-angered many of his supporters earlier this year when he started meeting with Trump and joined the president's business and manufacturing advisory ...

Global Media Backing out of Paris deal puts Trump in a lonely spot
Author: 0 Backing out of Paris deal puts Trump in a lonely spot

With the news that US President Donald Trump is seriously considering withdrawing the US from the Paris Climate Agreement , you might be reasonably alarmed it could collapse faster than the TPP. During the presidential campaign, Trump promised to promote coal and other fossil fuels over renewable energy, while questioning the seriousness-and reality-of climate change, although he often expressed contradictory positions to different audiences.

Author: 0 President Trump says he favors more money for health care

In Saudi Arabia, King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud Salman rolled out a red carpet for Trump and hosted meetings with Muslim and Arab leaders. Trump notably did not explicitly endorse Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation charter during his remarks in Brussels earlier this week.

Author: 0 Mike Dubke, White House communications director, resigns

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. Aside from Kasowitz, the White House is considering bringing on old campaign hands to help manage the fallout. Controversy over the Russian Federation issue deepened after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey earlier this month, leading to allegations by critics that the president sought to hamper the agency's investigation ...

Global Media Sri Lanka mudslide deaths reach 151
Author: 0 Sri Lanka mudslide deaths reach 151

The authorities estimated nearly 442,000 people were affected by the disaster and more than 1,800 homes were destroyed or damaged. Rescuers had been expecting more possible rains this week, but skies were overcast with only a light rain falling on Monday and Tuesday.

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