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Author: 0 Trump asks Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban

After first pledging to take the case to the U.S. Supreme Court , the president issued a revised executive order on March 6 , in an effort to address objections raised by the Seattle judge. After the revised travel ban, a United States federal judge in Hawaii had extended the suspension of President Donald Trump's new travel ban for indefinite time.

Author: 0 Paris climate pact not tough on India, so Trump pulls out!

Since the election, administration officials have labored to explain that Trump does not intend to insulate the USA from the rest of the world or leave allies in a lurch. The lawmakers " all bring up valid points", according to Bohrer, who said industry understands that the global body of researchers is not happy about the withdrawal.

Author: 0 Trump Postpones U.S. Embassy Move To Jerusalem

Despite that, most experts are skeptical of Trump's chances for achieving a peace deal that had eluded other U.S. presidents. "As much as he wanted the move to occur", former U.S. official said. Spicer says, "The question is not if that move happens, but only when". Trump criticized the Iran nuclear deal during the campaign, saying its terms were better for Iran than for the US and vowing to pull out of or renegotiate the agreement.

Author: 0 Sweden drops Rape charges against Assange

Prosecutor Marianne Ny said she's exhausted all available options to further the case against Assange. Assange, 45, an Australian, has lived in the Ecuadorean embassy in London since 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden. "The motive is that there is no reason to believe that the decision to surrender him to Sweden can be executed in the foreseeable future", Ny said in the statement.

Author: 0 California, other states vow to lead as Trump exits Paris climate pact

What did America promise to do? Within days of taking office on January 20, Trump kept his promise to withdraw the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation agreement finalized during the Obama administration that would have reduced prices and boosted sales overseas for automakers, farmers and tech companies.

Global Media At least two killed in Philippine casino attack
Author: 0 At least two killed in Philippine casino attack

A gunman stormed a mall-casino complex in the Philippines , torched gambling tables. "Patay na. (He's dead.) He was found by our men lying in bed in a room full of smoke", PNP chief Ronald de la Rosa told reporters in an interview aired on GMA7 News public television.

Author: 0 Comey to testify before Congress on Trump interactions June 8th

Can the White House stop this? Hirono's question was very specific - referring to "the attorney general or senior officials at the Department of Justice" - and not the president. The former NSA director had a remarkably short tenure. Committee aides complained Nunes had acted unilaterally, and the top Democrat on the panel, Representative Adam Schiff , said Nunes' actions violated his earlier decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe.

Author: 0 Carbon markets unfazed by news Trump pulls out of Paris deal

Secretary of State John Kerry was on hand on December 12, 2015 to shepherd the hotly debated text through to agreement in Paris at an emotional ceremony. It is precisely this promise that Donald Trump sees as a problem. While Trump said the United States would be willing to rejoin the accord if it could obtain more favorable terms, the three European leaders said the agreement cannot be renegotiated, "since it is a vital instrument for our planet, societies and economics".

Global Media Call me maybe _ on my cellphone
Author: 0 Call me maybe _ on my cellphone

According to a report by the Associated Press on Wednesday, citing former and current U.S. officials with direct knowledge of the matter, Trump has urged both Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Pena Nieto to contact him on his cell phone.

Author: 0 Quitting Paris deal for us? No thanks, says Pittsburgh mayor

Former Vice President and climate change activist Al Gore. "Playing with the well-being of future generations would be an immoral and criminal act." The Paris agreement commits the USA and 187 other countries to keeping rising global temperatures below 2C above pre-industrial levels.

Global Media A new month, hopefully a new brighter and warmer weather pattern
Author: 0 A new month, hopefully a new brighter and warmer weather pattern

Tonight , it will be partly cloudy, with a low of 66, and a south southeast wind of 6 to 9 miles per hour, according to the weather service. Southeast winds 5 to 15 miles per hour. Sunday - Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. A cold front has been moving across western Montana, bringing showers and thunderstorms to the region.

Author: 0 Philippine casino gunman dead

The Philippine National Police (PNP) has ruled out terrorism as the motive behind the Resorts World Manila shooting incident Friday morning. They died from suffocation and smoke inhalation. GUNMAN. CCTV footage from Resorts World show the gunman hiding from authorities. However, the police chief stressed that there was no concrete evidence to whether it was an act of terrorism.

Author: 0 World leaders accuse Trump of turning his back on the planet

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna could not immediately be reached to respond to the federation's request. In a telephone call with Trump, British Prime Minister Theresa May said she was disappointed with the US decision because the accord "provides the right global framework for protecting the prosperity and security of future generations, while keeping energy affordable and secure for our citizens and businesses", according to a statement from her office.

Global Media Philippines soldiers killed in botched anti-ISIS airstrike
Author: 0 Philippines soldiers killed in botched anti-ISIS airstrike

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) is monitoring reports of censorship threats and instances of warrantless arrest following the declaration of martial law in Mindanao as Marawi City is under siege by the Maute terror group. Representatives from labour groups which joined the rally expressed concerns about possible human right abuses by the police and the military, as well as the possibility of the president expanding the coverage of martial law to a nationwide scale.

Global Media 44 migrants, including babies, die in Niger desert
Author: 0 44 migrants, including babies, die in Niger desert

Rhissa Feltou, the mayor of Agadez, a remote town on the edge of the Sahara that has become the smuggling capital of Africa, confirmed the death toll of 44. The 750-kilometre (465-mile) trip from Agadez to the Libyan border takes between two and three days with only very short petrol and toilet stops on the way.

Author: 0 Trump expected to delay U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem

Still, a USA official said Trump remained committed to his campaign pledge and would eventually fulfil it, though no timetable had been set. Trump had been lobbied heavily by Mideast leaders, notably Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and King Abdullah II of Jordan, to sign the waiver to prevent further instability and unrest in the region.

Global Media France's Macron says USA interests to be harmed by climate deal withdrawal
Author: 0 France's Macron says USA interests to be harmed by climate deal withdrawal

European leaders and green groups reacted with anger and dismay after President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the United States, the world's second biggest carbon emitter, was quitting the 2015 Paris Agreement. And Rush Holt, CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science "There is much the US can do to address the risks that climate change poses to human health and safety, but disregarding scientific evidence puts our communities at risk".

Global Media Fresh CCTV images of Manchester bomber released in bid to track movements
Author: 0 Fresh CCTV images of Manchester bomber released in bid to track movements

Five other people, including a woman, have been questioned and released without facing charges. The man, from Nuneaton, was initially arrested on Wednesday, Greater Manchester Police said . Detective Chief Superintendent Russ Jackson, head of the North West Counter Terrorism Unit, said: "We know that Abedi left the country on 15 April and arrived back on the 18 May and we now know from our enquiries that he purchased parts for the bomb after arriving back".

Author: 0 In Shift, White House Refers Russia Questions to Outside Counsel

Mr. Dubke wrote in a statement that it had been an honour to serve Mr. Trump and "my distinct pleasure to work side by side, day by day with the staff of the communications and press departments". For example, Trump has entertained bringing his former campaign manager , Corey Lewandowski, and former deputy campaign manager, David Bossie, more formally back into the fold.

Author: 0 SNP could join 'progressive alternative' to Tories, says Nicola Sturgeon

She ruled out a formal coalition but said the SNP could work with other left-leaning parties on a case-by-case basis. With the Tory lead in the polls shrinking, and with less than a week to go until the election, Ms Sturgeon said Scotland was once again "taking centre stage" in United Kingdom politics.

Author: 0 Singapore reaffirms commitment to Paris Agreement and Pledge to cut emission levels

The United States was one of 195 nations that agreed to the accord in Paris in December 2015. Donald Trump formally announced that the United States is leaving the Paris climate change accord on Thursday afternoon. 1 degrees Celsius by 2100. "I don't believe we can close our borders", he told CNNMoney. Trump has repeatedly cast doubt on the science of climate change and once called it a hoax perpetrated by China to weaken USA business.

Author: 0 Less tweeting, lawyers beg; 'Covfefe,' the president says

Comey, as the bureau's chief, was overseeing its investigation of Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election, including questionable ties between Trump's campaign and Russian officials. One possible explanation is that top Trump transition members were seeking Russian help with Syria, which is potentially reasonable given the country's alliance with President Bashar Assad and the awful price being paid by innocent civilians in the 6-year-old civil war.

Author: 0 Duterte's martial law: A sign of creeping authoritarianism?

Why, are they the ones risking their lives? "This is not an easy fight". The CPP has said in a statement that it condemns terrorism. "We have complete control of the city, by the way, contrary to what is coming out in social media and other information, perhaps some fake news", Padilla told reporters.

Author: 0 Trump Misused MIT Research in Reasons for Ditching Climate Deal

But as with everything Trump said , this came only with a grain of truth. But he also raised the possibility of negotiating to re-enter the Paris Accord or an entirely new deal on terms that were "fair" to the US. But he did not go as far as other mayors in resisting Trump's decision; he declined to endorse his area Thursday to the Paris Agreement, The Miami Herald reported .

Author: 0 Trump Announces U.S. Withdrawal From Paris Climate Accord

Italy, France and Germany said on Thursday they regretted U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord and dismissed his suggestion that the global pact could be revised. "The president has already said climate change is a hoax, which is the exact opposite of virtually all scientific and worldwide opinion ", said Governor Brown in the statement.

Author: 0 US buildings light up green in solidarity with Paris climate accord

French President Emmanuel Macron said Donald Trump had made an historic error Thursday, June 1, by abandoning the Paris climate agreement , and urged frustrated U.S. The Paris Agreement was drawn up past year (16), during Trump's predecessor Barack Obama's regime, and 195 countries signed off on it. According to the agreement, the earliest the USA can remove themselves from the agreement is November 4, 2020, which is a day after the next presidential election.

Author: 0 Officer's attorneys want Castile gun permit evidence omitted

Anthony police officer was legally justified when he shot and killed Philando Castile last summer. Yanez was later charged with second-degree manslaughter and two counts of endangering safety by firing his gun near Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , and her daughter.

Global Media Cheshire Police to target drink and drugs drivers
Author: 0 Cheshire Police to target drink and drugs drivers

Nearly 50,000 vehicles were stopped between June 10 and July 10 in a summer clampdown past year, with 45,000 breath tests carried out. "Make sure you have a lift home organised so you won't have to get behind the wheel and put your own life, as well as the lives of all other road users at risk".

Author: 0 Nunes: Dems Want Russia Investigation Because They Can't Get Over Hillary's Loss

Another congressional source, who also requested anonymity, said Democrats were "informed and consulted" about the subpoenas ahead of time, but some committee aides said they were not. USA intelligence agencies reported in January that Russian President Vladimir Putin oversaw a campaign of computer hacking, fake news and propaganda meant to swing the election to Republican Trump over his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton .

Author: 0 Trudeau calls Trump to say climate decision a 'disappointment'

His predecessor, Barack Obama , expressed regret over the pullout from a deal he was instrumental in brokering. And we will start to renegotiate and we'll see if there's a better deal. The guide will be updated to reflect Trump's decision, officials said. Democrats blasted the president's move. "Other countries are very unlikely to be interested in renegotiating the Paris Agreement or in negotiating an alternative agreement", added Bob Perciasepe, president of the Center for Climate and ...

Author: 0 Trump attacks Germany in furious tweets

Relations between the United States and Germany veered further toward crisis today as President Donald Trump complained about the USA trade deficit with Germany and said it must pay more for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance.

Author: 0 GENERAL ELECTION 2017: Do you know who you will vote for?

There is little doubt, though, that if the Labour Party can pull off a highly unexpected victory, most likely with the support of the Scottish National Party, it would represent one of the biggest political upsets ever seen in United Kingdom politics.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn's student loan policy could be potentially life-changing

Several times BBC presenter Mishal Hussein, who was chairing the debate, struggled to be heard above the squabbling among the politicians taking part. "If we get Brexit right, we can be a confident, self-governing country once again". The Home Secretary then faced groans from the audience as she defended the Tory record on welfare, insisting: "We are a party who will always support those in most need".

Global Media Explosions, gunfire reported at Philippines resort
Author: 0 Explosions, gunfire reported at Philippines resort

A lone gunman who caused panic and fears of a terror attack at a popular Manila casino committed suicide by setting himself on fire in one of the hotel guest rooms, Philippines police said Friday. Dela Rosa said the man had covered himself with a blanket, doused it with gasoline and set it on fire. "He parked at the second floor and barged into the casino , shooting large TV screens and poured gasoline on a table setting it on fire", he said.

Author: 0 US Media Reports of No Evidence of Kushner, Trump Campaign Misdeeds

On one hand, Trump communicating directly with the media is likely to mean fewer flubs in communicating the president's positions, Hagle said. What is in dispute is why. And now it is learned that Trump's son-in-law, Jarod Kushner, attempted to establish a back-channel communication with Russia, and suggested that he actually be allowed to use the secure Russian facilities in Washington to accomplish that.

Author: 0 Comey 'Cleared for Takeoff' in Public Testimony Next Week

CNN reported that Comey has discussed the parameters of his congressional testimony with special counsel Robert Mueller , who has taken over the criminal investigation. The president later said in an interview on NBC News that he was concerned about the FBI investigation into what he called the "Russia thing". It's those memos that will likely feature in Comey's testimony to the Intelligence Committee.

Author: 0 Trump lashes out at Germany over 'very bad for US' policies

It's an antidote. Europeans actually getting closer on the back of Emmanuel Macron's victory in France , I think, in the next few months. I find it ironic that President Donald Trump can chastise our European allies about not paying their fair share to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance while he himself steadfastly refuses to release his tax returns to the American people (" Germans perplexed as Trump escalates feud with Berlin ", May 30).

Author: 0 Wisma Putra: No Malaysians involved in Manila casino attack

He said they suffered "minor" injuries. But police cast doubt on any such links. That unrest had sparked fears that the militants might attack elsewhere to divert the focus of thousands of troops trying to quell the siege. A DZMM radio reporter on the scene said she saw two ambulances ferrying two people away, one with a bandage on the leg and another in wheelchair.

Global Media Hillary Clinton: Trump has let loose 'dangerous' level of hate
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton: Trump has let loose 'dangerous' level of hate

Comey, debate moderators and misogyny . She lost the election because the Russians and certain "forces in this country" conspired to deprive her of election victory. "Crooked Hillary Clinton now blames everybody but herself, refuses to say she was a bad candidate", Trump tweeted. "Guided by Americans and guided by people who had polling and data information".

Global Media Trump escalates threats to Germany over trade on Tuesday
Author: 0 Trump escalates threats to Germany over trade on Tuesday

United States President Donald Trump has a "fairly unbelievable" relationship with the German Chancellor Angela Merkel , the White House on Tuesday said. But even though this expedition featured its fair share of cringe-inducing moments, those observers who anxious that Trump would need little more than a week to single-handedly hasten the destruction of the post-Cold War global order can finally, mercifully breathe easier today.

Global Media Maryland leaders against withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord
Author: 0 Maryland leaders against withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord

The coal industry, on the other hand, applauded Trump who said Thursday the Paris agreement "handicaps" the US economy "while imposing no meaningful obligations on the world's leading polluters". Merkel on Saturday labelled the result of the "six against one" discussion "very hard, not to say very unsatisfactory". Canada was "deeply disappointed" by President Trump's decision, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said.

Author: 0 Palestinians say embassy decision best for peace

Trump, who vowed during the 2016 presidential campaign to move the embassy, chose instead to continue his predecessors' policy of signing a six-month waiver overriding a 1995 law requiring that the embassy be transferred to Jerusalem. The Palestinians are praising President Donald Trump's decision not to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, saying it strengthens the chances of peace.

Global Media Trump Alludes to Senate Reconciliation Process for Tax Legislation
Author: 0 Trump Alludes to Senate Reconciliation Process for Tax Legislation

Senate in order to ram through a bill that would strip health coverage from an estimated 23 million people over the next decade and pass massive tax cuts for the nation's wealthiest individuals and corporations. Among more than a dozen others, the House plan repeals a 40 percent excise tax on expensive employer-provided health plans, a 10 percent tax on indoor tanning services and a 2.3 percent excise tax on sales of medical devices.

Global Media More earthquakes felt in Oklahoma
Author: 0 More earthquakes felt in Oklahoma

No damage or injuries have been reported with the earthquakes. Residents in nearby Oklahoma towns reported similar responses on the USGS's "Did You Feel It?" reporting system. A weaker natural disaster, 2.7 magnitude, was recorded about 6:45 p.m., according to the USGS. The U.S. Geological Survey recorded three quakes early Wednesday.

Global Media Protesters slam Goldman Sachs over Venezuela bond purchase
Author: 0 Protesters slam Goldman Sachs over Venezuela bond purchase

Over the weekend, a report in the Wall Street Journal said that Goldman has paid 31 cents on the US dollar for the bonds issued by PDVSA the state owned oil company that mature during 2022 or approximately $ 865 million while citing five people that were familiar with the bonds' transaction.

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