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

The veteran GOP strategist resigned on May 18, and Trump accepted immediately, Dubke said , adding that he offered to stay through the president's first foreign trip to ensure there was a smooth transition as he exited. Among the changes reportedly being contemplated is a diminished role for White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, including fewer televised briefings.

Global Media Corey Lewandowski says he's open to White House communications job
Author: 0 Corey Lewandowski says he's open to White House communications job

White House press members asked the question that has been plaguing the internet all Wednesday: What does "covfefe" mean ? President Trump has reportedly been talking with former campaign advisers, Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie, about taking on formal roles, as well as the creation of the crisis-communications war room.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn pledges to create one million 'decent jobs'

Cameron said Labour's purported anti-Semitism was a signal of "even worse things happening to ethnic groups", adding it can not be ignored any longer. All interviews were conducted before May called the election on April 18 and before the May 22 Manchester bombing; 713 were conducted before the March 22 Westminster terrorist attack .

Global Media Clinton: Russia Likely Had American Help to 'Weaponize' Campaign Leaks
Author: 0 Clinton: Russia Likely Had American Help to 'Weaponize' Campaign Leaks

As I've written before, Clinton's loss doesn't stem from a conspiracy between the Trump campaign and the Russian government to take her down. That's because of the reported role Russian Federation played in meddling with the election through a series of computer hacks against her top campaign aides and the Democratic National Committee, she said.

Global Media Growing Fears of ISIS Establishing a Foothold in Southern Philippines
Author: 0 Growing Fears of ISIS Establishing a Foothold in Southern Philippines

Restituto Padilla said Thursday a Marchetti S-211 jet was on a bombing run over militant positions in Marawi city Wednesday when one bomb hit an army position locked in close-range combat with the extremists. In the video he asked President Rodrigo Duterte to halt military offensives in Marawi City. "If you shoot him in the head, shoot him again in the heart to be sure", the tough-talking Duterte said in a speech.

Global Media Explosions, Gunfire Heard At Hotel Complex In Philippines
Author: 0 Explosions, Gunfire Heard At Hotel Complex In Philippines

Daily clashes continue after militants linked to Islamic State attacked the city on May 23. The national police chief said the gunman apparently barged into a room at the 5th floor of the Maxims hotel connected to the mall and casino, laid on the bed, blanketed himself, doused himself with gasoline then set himself on fire.

Author: 0 Stefanik blasts Trump for backing out of Paris climate accord

The Trump administration must not only back the agreement but be a driving force in tackling climate change". Apple CEO Tim Cook says he tried to talk President Trump into keeping the U.S.in the Paris climate accord but "it wasn't enough".

Global Media Trump delays moving US Embassy to Jerusalem for now
Author: 0 Trump delays moving US Embassy to Jerusalem for now

Israel calls all of Jerusalem its "undivided capital", while the Palestinians consider eastern Jerusalem the capital of a future Palestinian state. "It is an irrefutable fact that Israel's annexation of east Jerusalem is illegal and in direct contravention of global law, signed agreements and terms of reference of the peace process", said Hanan Ashrawi, a PLO executive committee member.

Author: 0 Ten government soldiers killed in Philippines military air strike: minister

Army spokesman Restituto Padilla said during a press conference that the army has been conducting targeted airstrikes to neutralise militant positions. The majority of the city's population of 200,000 people is believed to have fled the city, but authorities believe 2,000 others remain trapped by the fighting.

Author: 0 Gunman storms Philippine casino, police suspect robbery

Meanwhile, Manila police chief Oscar Albayalde said the gunman could be a foreigner. As news of the attack had spread, U.S. president Donald Trump offered the thoughts and prayers of the American people to the Philippines . "We took out a ladder to save them". Albayalde said the gunman - whose identify they have yet to confirm - acted alone, from the time he left his auto to the end.

Author: 0 Official says Trump expected to pull USA from Paris deal

I believe the United States of America should be at the front of the pack. Friends of the Earth International said "pulling out of the Paris Agreement would make the USA a rogue state on climate change ". In France, Paris city hall said it would illuminate its building in green on Thursday "in a sign of disapproval" of Trump's announcement and to recall the determination of cities around the world to fight climate change.

Global Media Militants urged to surrender as govt reclaims most of Marawi
Author: 0 Militants urged to surrender as govt reclaims most of Marawi

The priest begged Duterte to "please consider us", reporting they would hear gunfire from "time to time". "You'll never get one to say 'oh, ISIS is here.' But they've known about ISIS being there since 2013". "There's still a lot of people in there and of course it's a concern that they suffer under this shelling and we wonder if all the precautions are taken".

Author: 0 Damian Marley Now Part Owner Of High Times Magazine

These days, it pulls in around 75 percent of its revenue from its Cannabis Cup events. "Overall, The Cannabist hit 797,000 total unique visitors in the reporting period, a 30 percent increase over the same month a year ago". The magazine , founded in 1974 by former drug smuggler Tom Forcade , is arguably cannabis' best-known brand name. The new ownership group also includes cannabis-related organizations stretching across the U.S.

Author: 0 Zbigniew Brzezinski, prominent Ukraine supporter, dies at 89

My father passed away peacefully tonight. Michelle and I send our condolences to his beloved wife Emilie, and his children Ian, Mark and Mika. Before the seizure of the USA embassy in Tehran in 1979, Vance had resisted Brzezinski's proposal that Washington back a military crackdown against Iran's radical Islamic forces.

Author: 0 Paris agreement can not be renegotiated

U.S. allies voiced dismay over Trump's move, and France, Germany and Italy dismissed his suggestion that the global pact could be revised. To meet this target, the United States would have had to reduce its emissions by such a radical extent that virtually every aspect of American life would have been negatively impacted.

Author: 0 House Dems to WH: Revoke Kushner's security clearance

In a strategy shift, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Wednesday for the first time referred a reporter's question about the president's actions in regard to the FBI's Russian Federation probe to an outside counsel. Earlier this month, Trump fired James Comey, the FBI director who was overseeing that investigation. Tuesday's resignation by Mike Dubke, President Trump's communications director , in the midst of a rumored staff shake-up suggest the White House may see the ...

Author: 0 Trump still committed to an embassy in Jerusalem, just not yet

The decision is a blow to Israeli hard-liners and their American backers who have long urged the United States and others to build their embassies in Jerusalem. "They thought it is not going to happen". "[Trump] is an optimistic man and can take a good shot at it, but I don't think the conditions exist", Bolton said in East Jerusalem al-Quds, according to Israeli media.

Author: 0 Megyn Kelly launches new NBC Sunday night show with Vladimir Putin interview

The former Fox News Channel personality is in Russian Federation to participate in an onstage question-and-answer session with Putin on Friday at the St. Still, it's a daunting task for Kelly to start her NBC tenure with a new take on the traditional newsmagazine format that " 60 Minutes " created - an hour containing multiple segments with investigative pieces and interviews.

Author: 0 US cities and three states vow to uphold Paris climate agreement

Abandoning the pact would isolate the US from a raft of worldwide allies who spent years negotiating the 2015 agreement to fight global warming and pollution by reducing carbon emissions. In his statement, Obama called on "states, cities and businesses" to do more to do their part in curbing unnecessary emissions and holding to the low-carbon standards set forth by the Paris agreement, even if the current administration refuses to enforce the rules across the board.

Author: 0 Statement from Congressman Jim Himes on Trump abandoning Paris Climate Agreement

The president used declining coal industry jobs as an example of his concern that the climate pledge was hurting USA workers. Bannon pushed Trump to carry out his vow to "cancel" the agreement while Ivanka Trump lobbied her father for weeks to remain in the agreement, anxious about possible diplomatic repercussions from pulling out of an accord only two other countries, Nicaragua and Syria, don't accept.

Global Media The board is set: Here's what happens next in BC's wild election
Author: 0 The board is set: Here's what happens next in BC's wild election

Following a defeatist speech from Christy Clark on Tuesday morning, it appears nearly certain that the NDP will govern British Columbia with a minority government. "We have a duty to meet the house and to test its confidence, constitutional convention tells us that". NEWS 1130 asked Adam Olsen, who will soon represent Saanich North and the Islands for the Green Party, about the agreement which would give the NDP-Green partnership a one-seat edge in the Legislature, if he believes the deal ...

Author: 0 Thrilled to get off to a start like this: Root

Proteas skipper AB de Villiers has declared that he is happy with his team's preparation for the ICC Champions despite the series loss to England ahead of the tournament. "We played some fantastic cricket throughout the series with a lot of positives coming out of it, but it was still a gentle reminder that cricket is a amusing old game".

Author: 0 Macron says US interests hit by climate deal withdrawal, rules out renegotiation

The president was accused by climate experts of ignoring the science, and of failing to see the opportunities of new clean technologies and of the jobs they provide. The non-binding agreement allowed countries to map out their own, personalized plans for reducing emissions that cause climate change. Here are a few more statement from mayors (including the Conference of Mayors which comprises 1,408 USA cities ) and cities around the world reacting with disappointment and pledging to ...

Global Media Former US national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies aged 89
Author: 0 Former US national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies aged 89

Like his predecessor Henry Kissinger , Brzezinski was a foreign-born scholar with considerable influence in global affairs. "Rosalynn (Carter's wife) and I are saddened", he said in a statement . Johnson's administration. Brzezinski was Obamas mentor and foreign policy guru since Obamas student days at Columbia. Born in Warsaw and educated in Canada and the US, Mr Brzezinski was an acknowledged expert in Communism when he attracted the attention of US policymakers.

Author: 0 House Intel Committee Approves Subpoenas For Flynn, Cohen

It reported that Cohen was involved in a back-channel plan, which never came to fruition, that would have involved a peace agreement between Russian Federation and Ukraine, and the lifting of USA sanctions against Moscow. The requests were made by former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan , former national security adviser Susan Rice and Samantha Power , the former US representative to the United Nations, according to a congressional staffer, who was not authorized to ...

Author: 0 Another Trump rant and foolish decision on climate change

CT governor Dan Malloy and Virginia's Terry McAuliffe also expressed interest in joining the new alliance. Obama insisted that U.S. business, state governors and the mayors of major cities would step up. The Democratic governors' new pact commits to that same goal, which requires a 26 to 28% reduction in emissions from 2005 levels. The administration officials declined to specify new targets or give even a rough estimate of America's intended nationally determined contribution to ...

Global Media First home buyers in NSW get tax relief
Author: 0 First home buyers in NSW get tax relief

Stamp duty charges on existing homes for first-home buyers were removed by former premier Mike Baird, but are now set to be reintroduced by the current state government. Tamworth MP Kevin Anderson said the comprehensive package will give local first homebuyers a fair go at owning their own home. While the eligibility cap for first home buyers constructing a new home will remain at $750,000, the cap for those buying a new home will fall from $750,000 to $600,000.

Global Media Jeremy Corbyn brands War on Terror a failure
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn brands War on Terror a failure

Theresa May is in Northumberland today to make a direct appeal to voters to put their trust in her as she bids to win over traditional Labour voters. He warned it was clear that "a vote for Theresa May could be a vote to escalate the war in Syria, risking military confrontation with Russian Federation, adding to the suffering of the Syrian people and increasing global insecurity".

Author: 0 Malaysia Airlines flight returns back to Australia after bomb scare

The Malaysia Airlines plane returned to Australia after the man threatened to detonate a bomb and attempted to enter the cockpit before he was tackled and tied up by passengers, police said Thursday. Police superintendent Tony Langdon said the flight crew also played a part in tackling the man. Several passengers wrestled the man to the floor, Mr Ashton said.

Author: 0 White House says Trump expected to pull U.S. from Paris deal

The White House began informing members of Congress Thursday afternoon that Trump planned to pull out of the USA from the landmark agreement, according to a congressional source. Trump has also signaled, more broadly, that fighting climate change is not a priority for his administration. Trump's chief economic adviser, Gary Cohn, has discussed the possibility of changing the US carbon reduction targets instead of pulling out of the deal completely.

Global Media Three US states rebel against Trump's Paris climate agreement withdrawal
Author: 0 Three US states rebel against Trump's Paris climate agreement withdrawal

Earlier, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said his country would stick to the accord. "As president, I can not put another consideration ahead of the well-being of Americans". However, on Wednesday Musk warned he might quit if Trump withdrew from the Paris Agreement . With or without the United States, France will continue to push for renewable energy and environmentally friendly technologies to reduce global Carbon dioxide emissions.

Author: 0 Liam Gallagher prefers being in Oasis to going solo

In a message shared with his 1.67 million followers on Monday, Liam wrote: "Happy 50th Birthday rkid". Liam's twitter exploits have once again been covered in the news this week as he wished his brother, Noel , a happy 50th birthday - a choice that surprised many folks given their relationship is tumultuous, to say the least.

Author: 0 Trump finds tumult on first work day back at the White House

As part of his effort to delegitimize the press, Donald Trump has a long history of railing against the news media's use of anonymous sources and leaks from within government - but only if the resulting reports are critical of him, his family, or his administration.

Author: 0 Former FBI chief Comey to testify before US Congress over Russia probe

As The Wall Street Journal explains, "Unmaskings are supposed to be rare, and if the mere ambassador to the United Nations could demand them, what privacy protection was the Obama White House really offering US citizens?" Investigators - led by newly appointed special counsel Robert S.

Author: 0 Musk, Iger to quit Trump advisory councils after Paris accord decision

But she came under fire for failing to add her name to a joint statement issued by the leaders of France, Germany and Italy to say that the Paris climate accord can not be renegotiated as Mr Trump has demanded. "We will not ignore the science and reality of climate change", he said, adding that Trump's "reckless" decision could have "devastating repercussions" for the planet.

Author: 0 36 bodies found in Manila casino after attack

Dozens had minor injuries suffered during the stampede to escape. Earlier, the SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors terrorist activity on the Internet, said a Filipino operative linked to the Islamic State claimed that "lone wolf soldiers" carried out the attack.

Author: 0 Talk of Trump pullout alarms backers of Paris climate accord

Instead, she thinks more targeted tariffs on parts of the USA economy could gain momentum. Trump tweeted that he would announce his decision Thursday at 3 p.m.in the White House Rose Garden. "This would be yet another example of President Trump's "Putting America Last" agenda - last in innovation, last in science, and last in global leadership", Bennet said in a statement.

Author: 0 Trump delays move of United States embassy to Jerusalem

Israel's prime minister says the US decision not to move its embassy to Jerusalem has hurt the prospects for peace with the Palestinians. While there have been divisions among Trump's aides on the issue, the view that appears to have prevailed is that the United States should keep the embassy in Tel Aviv for now to avoid angering the Palestinians, Arab governments and Western allies while the president seeks to nurture peace efforts.

Author: 0 Former FBI Director James Comey to testify in Senate June 8

Farage said Thursday that the report was "extremely doubtful" because he has never been to Russian Federation and has no business ties there. Comey's memo details how Trump told him "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go", a source close to Comey told NBC News.

Author: 0 Jordan welcomes decision delaying embassy move

Trump promised during the campaign to move the embassy to Jerusalem if elected president. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said Trump's move had damaged prospects for peace by preserving "the Palestinian fantasy that the Jewish people and the Jewish state have no connection to Jerusalem".

Author: 0 One Dead, Two Missing After Corn Mill Explosion

The explosion was reported at an ethanol plant in Cambria. Two of the 17 employees that were on shift at the Didion Milling plant on Highway 146 in Cambria were still missing as of about 5 a.m. The records show Didion paid a $3,465 fine and the case was closed in September 2013. Emails sent to several company officials Thursday and a voicemail left for Vice President of Sales Jeff Dillon weren't immediately returned.

Author: 0 Worry about Saudi carrying out another 9/11: Iran to Trump

Majority of the 9/11 terrorists were Saudi citizens and speculations have suggested that members of the Saudi hierarchy were involved in the attack, reports the Independent. In his address to the Arab-Islamic American Summit in Riyadh , Mr Trump vowed to "strengthen America's oldest friendships, and to seek new partners in pursuit of peace".

Author: 0 In victory for moderates, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani wins re-election

Though Rouhani's vision for greater engagement with the West is under scrutiny, his fate may rest more heavily on the matter of public perceptions of the Iranian economy, which is the second largest in the Middle East. Earlier, another Iranian political expert, Hassan Beheshti Pour, told Aftab-e-Yazd that "We should have to be anxious if Rouhani is not reelected", since in that case other countries would readjust their policies toward Iran.

Author: 0 Dispute erupts over House panel subpoenas for CIA, FBI

On Wednesday, various news outlets reported that the intelligence committee had subpoenaed three former Obama administration officials to address Nunes' allegations. The day before making those comments, Nunes recused himself from his committee's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, as the House Ethics Committee announced it had chose to investigate allegations that Nunes possibly made unauthorized disclosures of classified information.

Global Media Trump has 'unbelievable relationship' with Merkel: White House
Author: 0 Trump has 'unbelievable relationship' with Merkel: White House

Coming hot on the heels of Trump's recent exclamation that Germans are " very bad ", Trump now apparently believes the entirety of American-German relations to be "very bad ". The remarks come as the relationship between Germany and the United States reaches its lowest point in recent decades. Merkel rejects most of his criticism as baseless.

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