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Author: 0 Hillary Clinton blames 'anti-American forces' for 2016 election loss

Or are you looking forward to reading her book? "I think it's pretty hard not to". Clinton says Trump encouraged his supporters to express their anger verbally and physically during the campaign. So does Hillary, but we should probably remind her it was Bernie Sanders who got screwed by the party, not her. "They covered it like it was Pearl Harbor", she said in reference to The New York Times' coverage of the unexpected October revelation that Comey had made a decision to reopen ...

Global Media Can North Korea Attack the US Mainland?
Author: 0 Can North Korea Attack the US Mainland?

South Korean officials reported that on Sunday, North Korea fired a missile, just a week after testing its new intermediate-range ballistic missile . It's not the first time South Korea has reacted to an object sent across its border. The test was North Korea's second in a week, and South Korea's new liberal government said it dashed hopes for peace on the peninsula.

Author: 0 Fighting climate change is 'global consensus'

The administration is reportedly still deciding how it will exit the agreement. A senior European Union official said the EU and China would reaffirm their commitment to the pact regardless of what Trump did, and would spell out, during talks Friday in Brussels, how they would meet their obligations.

Global Media PM Modi woos Spanish firms to invest in India
Author: 0 PM Modi woos Spanish firms to invest in India

India and Spain have both faced the scourge of terrorism and will focus on fighting it even as they build mutual cooperation in areas such as infrastructure, railways and smart cities, PM Narendra Modi said. Earlier in the day, India and Germany conducted the 4th round of the bi-yearly Inter-Governmental Consultations (IGC) in Germany, with Modi held a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Global Media Donald Trump Plans to Withdraw from Paris Climate Deal
Author: 0 Donald Trump Plans to Withdraw from Paris Climate Deal

Even as reports surfaced about his decision , Trump posted on Twitter that he will make his intentions known soon. The political tension pretty much guarantees that as Trump rolls back greenhouse gas emission regulations, environmental groups will sue him for it.

Global Media New Social Media Screening for US Visitors Goes Into Effect
Author: 0 New Social Media Screening for US Visitors Goes Into Effect

Critics argue that the new questions will be burdensome and will lead to long delays in processing and discourage global students and scientists from coming to the United States . The State Department said earlier the tighter vetting would apply to visa applicants "who have been determined to warrant additional scrutiny in connection with terrorism or other national security-related visa ineligibilities".

Global Media Ottawa announces $867M package for lumber sector
Author: 0 Ottawa announces $867M package for lumber sector

The funding will include approximately C$605 million in loans and loan guarantees and about C$160 million in transition funding for softwood companies, the person said, confirming an earlier report from broadcaster CTV News. Softwood lumber, which includes pine and other varieties, is heavily used in the construction of new homes. Asked if softwood lumber might finally get included in the North American Free Trade Agreement, which is now being reopened for renegotiation, Freeland said: "I ...

Global Media Trump to announce US pullout from climate accord
Author: 0 Trump to announce US pullout from climate accord

Trump has already pledged not to make good on the rest of President Obama's pledge to the aid fund for poor countries. The former reality TV star with a flair for drama later promoted his Rose Garden announcement in a tweet . Hundreds of high-profile businesses have spoken out in favor of the deal, including Apple, Google and Walmart. At a summit between European and Chinese leaders in Berlin, China's Premier Li Keqiang said: " China will stand by its responsibilities on climate change ".

Global Media Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in 'friendly fire'
Author: 0 Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in 'friendly fire'

Gen. Restituto Padilla , spokesman for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), told the Philippine Star. President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law across the entire southern region of Mindanao in response to the crisis, which he described as the start of a major campaign by IS to establish a foothold in the Philippines .

Global Media Trump poised to quit Paris climate deal
Author: 0 Trump poised to quit Paris climate deal

The historic climate treaty was reached when almost 200 countries came together at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris on December 12, 2015. But this option may not be the likely route, since two senior officials say Trump is expected to withdraw from the climate deal. While not mentioning the U.S.by name, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying tells reporters climate change is a "global challenge" that no country can ignore.

Author: 0 Trump misunderstood MIT climate research, university officials say

I believe the United States of America should be at the front of the pack. Theresa May is "complicit" in Donald Trump's likely withdrawal from the Paris Agreement on climate change by not openly criticising his move, a campaigner has said as protesters gathered outside the US Embassy in London.

Author: 0 Explosions, gunshots heard at resort in Philippines capital

Dela Rosa said there had been no specific, credible terror threat in Manila so far. Emergency responders and security officials are parked outside as smoke rises from the Resorts World Manila complex, early Friday, June 2, 2017, in Manila, Philippines.

Global Media When It Comes To 'Covfefe' Merriam-Webster Has No Words
Author: 0 When It Comes To 'Covfefe' Merriam-Webster Has No Words

Trump tweeted "Despite the constant negative press covfefe ", a clause with no context , at 12:06 a.m. ET Wednesday. Mr Trump, who presumably had meant to write "press coverage" and failed to finish his sentence, later deleted it and, acknowledging the jokes, wrote, "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ".

Global Media Trump wants fair deal for Americans under Paris agreement: White House
Author: 0 Trump wants fair deal for Americans under Paris agreement: White House

Early Wednesday morning, as the world was still laughing about Trump's mysterious tweet about "covfefe" , an Axios "scoop" set off a wave of reports about Trump's apparent intentions to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement . Environmental groups derided the Trump administration's reported decision. Despite the withdrawal, the president noted he would be willing to rejoin the deal under terms that are more favorable to the USA, or to work on an entirely new agreement.

Global Media Trump claims fake news, Russians laughing, promotes fake news about Kushner
Author: 0 Trump claims fake news, Russians laughing, promotes fake news about Kushner

The omission brought him under Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny in conjunction with its probe into Russian interference in the presidential election. The story says the channel would have only been "a one-off for a call about Syria". The report was particularly incendiary considering Kushner was named a "person of interest" in the FBI's investigation of the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Modi strikes very personal chord with Putin

PM Modi , who is scheduled to have summit-level talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin today, drove to the monument, which is home to graves of about five lakh people who lost their lives during the Siege of Leningrad. Modi will also be gracing the St Petersburg International Economic Forum tomorrow. Modi is also scheduled to interact with business leaders from both the countries.

Author: 0 Close aides to Donald Trump subpoenaed over Russian Federation ties

Reports about alleged contacts between Trump's aides and Russian officials during last year's presidential campaign coincided with accusations by USA intelligence agencies that Moscow sought to boost Trump's chances of defeating his presidential rival Hillary Clinton through computer hacking and propaganda.

Global Media Trump set to pull USA out of Paris Climate Agreement
Author: 0 Trump set to pull USA out of Paris Climate Agreement

Nancy Pelosi, one of the top Democrats in Congress, described the apparent decision as a "stunning abdication of American leadership and a grave threat to our planet's future". "China will continue to implement promises made in the Paris Agreement , to move towards the 2030 goal step by step steadfastly", Li said in a Berlin joint press conference with German chancellor Angela Merkel.

Author: 0 Officer who shot Tamir Rice is fired in unrelated matter

Tamir was killed in November 2014 when Loehmann, a rookie police officer, responded to a 911 call about a boy with a gun - a weapon that was described by the 911 caller as likely a fake - near a recreation center in Cleveland . Loehmann "had reason to fear for his life", McGinty said, citing video he said was "indisputable" when it showed Rice reaching for what the officers thought was a gun as their vehicle approached and Loehmann exited.

Global Media Trump expected to pull USA from Paris deal: White House
Author: 0 Trump expected to pull USA from Paris deal: White House

German government spokeswoman Ulrike Demmer said: "I can only reiterate the well-known position that the German government unequivocally supports the Paris climate agreement and is campaigning for it to be quickly implemented and hopes the US remains committed to this agreement".

Author: 0 Trump's Decision on the Paris Climate Accords

Those briefed by the White House insisted on anonymity in order to discuss the matter ahead of Trump's announcement Thursday afternoon in the Rose Garden . As the Mayor of Pittsburgh, I can assure you that we will follow the guidelines of the Paris Agreement for our people, our economy & future . "I applaud President Trump for putting America first and leaving this unfair climate agreement".

Author: 0 Trump to decide United States future in Paris climate agreement Thursday

Sources say the president has discussed the possibility of renegotiating the agreement, but it's not clear that the rest of the world would go along. It is unclear whether Trump has the votes. The ad ran earlier this month, but has been renewed because of the news of Trump's stand on the Paris deal, reports Politico . For the Republican president, a withdrawal would reflect his "America First" approach to policy, unencumbered by worldwide obligations.

Author: 0 'Progressive Alliance' slam Theresa May for leader's debate no-show

The Prime Minister's bid to return Brexit to the heart of the General Election campaign comes the day after she was slammed by opponents after refusing to take part in a major TV debate on Tuesday night. UKIP leader Paul Nuttall denied claims he was demonising immigrants, but said: "We have to get the population under control". "Only a year ago, Theresa May declared that being in the European Union makes us more secure, more prosperous, more influential", he said.

Author: 0 U.S. probe into Trump links to Russian Federation hots up

Kushner married into the family in 2009 and was with Trump during his earliest days on the campaign trail. Neither the meeting nor the Americans involved were under USA surveillance, officials told the Post . Cohen is one of several Trump associates under scrutiny in a Federal Bureau of Investigation examination of contacts between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation, according to the New York Times .

Global Media Jadhav will be alive till he exhausts clemency
Author: 0 Jadhav will be alive till he exhausts clemency

He said Pakistan is satisfied over his arrest and punishment and the country is not "answerable in front of anyone" about the decision of death sentence to Jadhav. Ausaf said Pakistan has information on Jadhav that could not be disclosed due to security reasons. The NSC deliberated upon overall internal and external security situation of the country, besides discussing situation on the eastern and western borders.

Author: 0 Comey to testify publicly about Trump confrontations

At the time when he fired the FBI director, Trump said Comey who had been leading an FBI investigation into allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 United States presidential election was no longer able to effectively lead the law-enforcement agency.

Global Media Bones believed to belong to Matthew Leveson exhumed from burial site
Author: 0 Bones believed to belong to Matthew Leveson exhumed from burial site

On Wednesday, the excavators were shut off on the site possibly for the last time, as search teams unearthed human remains suspected to be those of Leveson. An AAP photographer reports the Levesons were taken by NSW Police to an area of bushland behind two trees just off McKell Avenue in Waterfall. A NSW Police spokesman told news.com.au that forensic specialists were called to the area which has later taped off and declared a crime scene.

Global Media Bomb threat accused due in Melbourne court
Author: 0 Bomb threat accused due in Melbourne court

Passengers confronted the man and tackled him down to the ground, with airline staff using makeshift handcuffs to restrain him. The passenger had reportedly been under psychiatric care at the Monash Medical Centre up until Wednesday, where he booked his plane ticket right before being discharged.

Global Media May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote a week away
Author: 0 May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote a week away

While Labour would take more income from millennials on average, Gardiner explains this is because the party aims to increase overall the amount the government takes. As a lawmaker, Corbyn has consistently voted over the years against the use of United Kingdom military force overseas, including voting against the U.K.'s involvement in the Iraq War.

Global Media How likely is the General Election to result in a hung parliament?
Author: 0 How likely is the General Election to result in a hung parliament?

So it remains likely that the Tories would lead any government, albeit with a reduced majority and probably in coalition, limiting the party's freedom in Brexit talks. For example, if Labour finished on 40% and the Tories on 37%, this would translate into a hung parliament with the Tories the largest party but 35 seats short of a majority.

Author: 0 Turkey calls for ouster of Obama-era USA envoy

On Wednesday, McCain condemned Turkish authorities, stating that there is " no excuse " for their " thuggish " behavior. Washington's Metropolitan Police Department said it had arrested two U.S. Turkey called Thursday for the removal of the U.S. diplomat coordinating the worldwide coalition fighting the Islamic State group, accusing him of backing Syrian Kurdish militias.

Global Media Trump poised to pull out of Paris climate deal: U.S. media
Author: 0 Trump poised to pull out of Paris climate deal: U.S. media

The 2015 agreement aims to prevent the Earth from heating up by 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) since the start of the industrial age. The Paris Agreement commits countries to take action to limit temperature rises to "well below" 2C above pre-industrial levels and pursue efforts to keep them to 1.5C, which requires emissions to be cut to net zero by the second half of the century.

Global Media US Arms Syrian Kurds Against ISIS
Author: 0 US Arms Syrian Kurds Against ISIS

The YPG - the military wing of the Syrian People's Democratic Unit (PYD) - is widely considered to be the most effective militia against ISIS on the ground in Syria and cooperates with both the United States and Russian Federation. The US' weapons transfers began ahead of an upcoming offensive to recapture Raqqa , the last major bastion for ISIS in Syria. They regard the Kurdistan Workers Party , P.K.K., as separatist terrorists within Turkey's borders.

Author: 0 India, Spain commit cooperation in combating terrorism

Concluding the article, Modi said that, he was hard struck with the achievements of Russian Federation, its sense of history and the pride of its people, back when he has visited Russian Federation in 2001 with PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee. "The Prime Minister also referred to the power of Indian films, not only Hindi but also regional and invited Spain to take advantage of the opportunities, not only to promote tourism but also to partner with the Indian film industry, which is a global industry ...

Author: 0 Leaving climate deal likely wouldn't add U.S. jobs

The Trump Administration's decision to exit the Paris Climate Agreement is a travesty, a crime against the future of people and the planet. "Eighty-three countries are in danger of disappearing from the face of the Earth if we do not begin combating climate change in a resolute way".

Author: 0 Boyd Cordner named NSW State of Origin captain

I thought the games were slow last year compared to usual Origin games and I hope that's different this year. With the absence of Jonathan Thurston and Greg Inglis, and Billy Slater , Cooper Cronk alone with Anthony Milford could not pull off wonders for the Maroons .

Global Media Turkey demands U.S. replace envoy in spat over Syrian Kurds
Author: 0 Turkey demands U.S. replace envoy in spat over Syrian Kurds

Footage from Voice of America appeared to show Erdogan getting out of his vehicle as the violence started, watching on for a short time before turning to enter his nation's embassy. Erdogan said he warned Trump that Turkey would combat YPG if the group posed any security threat. Authorities in Washington, D.C. are investigating what they called "a brutal attack on peaceful protesters" outside the home of Turkey ambassador Serdar Kilic's home on 16 May 2017.

Author: 0 Donald Trump to announce decision on Paris Accord on Thursday

Trump has said he will announce his decision on the climate deal later Thursday. China on Thursday said it will continue to uphold the Paris Agreement after US President Donald Trump indicated his country might pull out of the accord .

Global Media House panel issues 7 Russia-case subpoenas
Author: 0 House panel issues 7 Russia-case subpoenas

The House intelligence committee said May 31, it is issuing subpoenas for President Donald Trump's former national security adviser and his personal lawyer, Cohen, as well as their businesses as part of its investigation into Russian activities during last year's election .

Author: 0 India,Spain Sign Seven Pacts During Prime Minister Modi's Visit

Modi also said that both the countries can not and should not be satisfied with the achievements and must strive to open new vistas. "For that reason it's important to us that we make progress on the German-Indian, or rather EU-Indian free trade agreement", she said at a Berlin business forum where she shared a platform with Modi .

Author: 0 Mixed Reactions to US Withdrawal from Climate Deal

Since then, 147 countries have formally ratified or otherwise entered into the accord, including the U.S., which represents over 80% of the greenhouse gas emissions in the world. The world is warming, with the last three years the hottest on record. Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have increased significantly in recent years from 317 parts per million in 1960 to more than 400 parts per million in 2016, levels that have not been observed for over 10 million years.

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