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Global Media Watch leaders unite to condemn Theresa May's absence — BBC debate
Author: 0 Watch leaders unite to condemn Theresa May's absence — BBC debate

Branding televised debates a "slightly ungainly process", Travers added: "At one level you can see why the Prime Minister did not want to get involved in it". Mr Corbyn also directed fire at the SNP's record in government, heckling Mr Robertson: "It's a shame you don't use your powers to stop austerity in Scotland".

Author: 0 Death toll from Sri Lanka rains mounts to 164

The death toll from Sri Lanka's flood disaster climbed to 151 on Sunday amidst calls for urgent evacuations as the meteorological department forecast more bouts of adverse weather conditions. An air force helicopter on relief mission crash landed near Baddegama town in southern Sri Lanka on Monday. On Friday an airman was killed when he fell from a helicopter while trying to winch up a marooned man in the island's south.

Author: 0 Trump signs waiver keeping USA embassy in Tel Aviv - for now

He also said that the US president accused Abbas of being involved in the Palestinian Authority incitement against Israel. A 1995 law mandates the relocation of the embassy, but provides the president with the prerogative to postpone the move on national security grounds.

Global Media AAP to hold 'EVM challenge' on Saturday
Author: 0 AAP to hold 'EVM challenge' on Saturday

According to the report, the machine, which will be used in the entire exercise will be the same used by Bharadwaj in the Delhi Assembly last month, when he had shown how machines can be tampered with. The same court had earlier asked for voting machines used in the Uttarakhand election to be sequestered after Congress candidates complained that the result was gamed against them.

Global Media Paris Climate deal: Arnold Schwarzenegger hits out at Donald Trump
Author: 0 Paris Climate deal: Arnold Schwarzenegger hits out at Donald Trump

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson downplayed the significance of the US pullout from the Paris climate pact saying that the USA has a "terrific record" of reducing its own greenhouse gas emissions . "The UK is one of the leading nations across the world on dealing with climate change . We think that this deal needs to be renegotiated and we need to benefit from global funds in order to do better things".

Author: 0 Trump exits Paris Agreement: He is getting warm

Trump cited a slew of statistics from a study that was funded by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the American Council for Capital Formation, foes of the Paris accord. A lot of them haven't even paid anything - including funds raided out of America's budget for the war against terrorism. If the United States withdraws somehow from this global agreement, it would be a diplomatic failure of epic proportions-though of course, according to administration's recent interpretation of worldwide ...

Global Media Donald Trump withdraws US from Paris climate accord
Author: 0 Donald Trump withdraws US from Paris climate accord

He tweeted on Wednesday:"I will be announcing my decision on Paris Accord, Thursday at 3:00 P.M. The White House Rose Garden". In a strongly worded statement , Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto rejected President Donald Trump's use of Pittsburgh in his announcement of the withdrawal of the USA from the Paris Climate Accord.

Author: 0 Philippines' Duterte says Mindanao rebellion not Maute but 'purely ISIS'

Renato Reyes Jr, Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) secretary general scored the legislators who voted for the said resolutions for failing to do their part in the system of checks and balances to ensure that the president will not abuse his powers and the rights of the people are protected.

Author: 0 General Election 2017: YouGov poll predicts hung parliament

May called the election in the first place to secure a bigger parliamentary majority over what she perceived to be a weak Labour party. YouGov's analysis puts the Tories on 310 seats, down from the 330 they went into the election with, and 16 short of a majority.

Author: 0 New Zealand shirking over Paris deal

He says the Paris emission reduction commitments were voluntary, which was something the New Zealand Government took advantage of by setting relatively weak targets. Trump's decision means the world's second largest emitter of greenhouse gases will exit the worldwide effort to address risky global warming. "There is no way", Macron said.

Author: 0 House Intel issues 7 subpoenas, Comey cleared to testify again

On Wednesday (Thursday NZT), Nunes asked the agencies for details of any requests made by two top Obama administration aides and the former Central Intelligence Agency director to " unmask " Trump campaign advisers inadvertently picked up in top-secret foreign communications intercepts, according to congressional sources.

Global Media Philippine military air strike 'accidently' kills 10 soldiers
Author: 0 Philippine military air strike 'accidently' kills 10 soldiers

The first plane successfully hit the target but the second missed, causing deaths of government troops. Lorenzana said militants who were Saudi, Malaysian, Indonesian, Yemeni and Chechen were among eight foreigners killed in the fighting, in what experts say is a sign the Philippines may have a major problem on its hands.

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

MICHAEL FALLON - Currently defence minister, Fallon is a veteran lawmaker who entered parliament in 1983, when Margaret Thatcher was prime minister, and is considered to be on the right wing of the Conservative Party. "But the big and important difference between the Conservative and Labour Brexit stance, is that Theresa May says that no deal is better than a bad deal, but Jeremy Corbyn stated yesterday that "'No deal' is in fact a bad deal.

Author: 0 Defiant US governors vow to uphold climate pact

Thursday, he pulled out of the Paris Climate Accord. We are committed to addressing climate change head on and will accelerate Boston's efforts to become carbon neutral by 2050. "I'm anxious that we won't have enough funding for research in the very near future, and that it's going to create job displacement", Shah says. Increasingly, as president, Trump sees issues only in one dimension: What does it cost and is the US paying too much? "Our nation should be playing a leadership role in ...

Author: 0 Corbyn Names Brexit Team, Says Labour Is 'Ready' for EU Talks

He said the Tories are "weak and wobbly" and can not be believed following the PM's U-turn on the so-called "dementia tax" and her failure to set out how many pensioners stand to lose their winter fuel payments, policies which have been widely credited as a major factor in the narrowing of the polls.

Global Media China vows to uphold climate pact after US pullout
Author: 0 China vows to uphold climate pact after US pullout

ACCCE boss Paul Bailey said: "The previous administration volunteered to meet one of the most stringent goals of any country in the world, while many other countries do far less to reduce their emissions". Ms Robinson said the agreement was not something that could be renegotiated in the interests of one country. "It's now necessary to look forward after last night's announcement by the USA administration", she said, adding that Europe's biggest economy will continue to meet its ...

Global Media Tory candidate Craig Mackinlay facing court over 2015 general election expenses
Author: 0 Tory candidate Craig Mackinlay facing court over 2015 general election expenses

Mackinlay will keep his spot on the ballot sheet as the Conservative candidate for South Thanet next week as nominations have closed and some postal votes have already been submitted, says The Guardian . However, the Kent Police case was still being considered by the CPS, who had until 11 June to decide on possible charges. Our candidate has made clear that there was no intention by him or his campaigners to engage in any inappropriate activity.

Global Media 'This will change': Trump tweets anger at Germany's Merkel
Author: 0 'This will change': Trump tweets anger at Germany's Merkel

Up until this past weekend, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has publicly avoided outright conflict with U.S. President Donald Trump . "He has a lot respect for her". "I think the relationship that the president has had with Merkel he would describe as fairly unbelievable", Spicer told reporters gathered for the first daily press briefing since Trump returned from his first trip overseas as president.

Author: 0 11 soldiers killed in Philippine military 'friendly fire'

Mary's when they were abducted. Military chief of staff Gen. Eduardo Ano ordered an investigation. "Recalcitrant remnants of the Maute-ISIS refuse to heed the call of government to give up their arms and continued their resistance while holed in fortified buildings and structures", the AFP's Padilla said.

Global Media Anthony Mason Will Anchor 'CBS Evening News' on Interim Basis
Author: 0 Anthony Mason Will Anchor 'CBS Evening News' on Interim Basis

Pelley, who has anchored Evening News since 2011, is reportedly being moved to 60 Minutes full-time. Even though, evening news shows don't have the clout they once had - with CNN , Fox News and MSNBC gaining in audience - network broadcasts still reach more than 21 million viewers each night.

Author: 0 Africa condemns Donald Trump exit of Paris Agreement

Under the Paris deal agreed in 2015, world nations vowed steps to keep the worldwide rise in temperatures "well below" two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) from pre-industrial times . Leaders are expected to adopt a joint statement and a separate statement on climate change and clean energy after the 19th China-EU leaders' meeting ends on Friday, according to a news release by the European Council.

Global Media South African leaked emails heap more pressure on Zuma
Author: 0 South African leaked emails heap more pressure on Zuma

Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu has made it clear that his caucus will follow the party line when voting in the motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma . That contest will pit Zuma's ex-wife and preferred successor, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, against Cyril Ramaphosa, the deputy president who has lately become a vocal critic of his boss.

Author: 0 US President Donald Trump accuses media of fabricating news

Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, is uneasy with a report that Trump son-in-law and top adviser Jared Kushner attempted to set up a secret communications channel with the Kremlin during the transition, before Mr. Since he came into office in January, Trump has repeatedly expressed frustration at press leaks coming from the White House or the U.S. intelligence agencies, and in February he said that he had ordered an investigation of those "criminal" acts and that those responsible for the leaks ...

Global Media Jeremy Corbyn struggles to put cost on Labour plan for free childcare
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn struggles to put cost on Labour plan for free childcare

The studio audience again applauded loudly when Mr Paxman pointed out that Mrs May and her spokesmen had promised on six occasions since becoming PM that there would not be a general election before 2020. Many Labour members harbor concerns about Corbyn, and the Conservatives were confident voters would reject seemingly outmoded Labour promises such as raising taxes on the wealthy and re-nationalizing industries.

Global Media Saudi official says 2 extremists killed inside their car
Author: 0 Saudi official says 2 extremists killed inside their car

Saudi television channel Al-Arabiya reported the explosion was the result of a auto bombing. Armoured and other police vehicles sealed off the area after the explosion, the witness said. In August, police said they shot dead a would-be suicide bomber targeting a mosque in the wider Qatif area. In October 2015, a gunman killed five people at a Shiite meeting hall in Saihat district of Qatif.

Author: 0 Trump criticises Germany's trade, spending

Camerota, however, argued that Trump's recent tweet , criticizing the United States' trade deficit and Germany's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and defense payments point to a feud. But after Merkel and other senior German officials, who are campaigning ahead of September national elections in their own country, spent the weekend attacking Trump, the USA leader returned to the theme.

Author: 0 China arrests linked to Ivanka Trump vendor

Rights groups and journalists have documented widespread abuse of the system over the years.Last Thursday activist Hua Haifeng, 36, left work and tried to travel to Hong Kong to meet journalists, including an NYT reporter. The arrest and disappearances came amid Chinese President Xi Jinping's crackdown on the country's advocacy groups and civil society. Both factories produced Ivanka Trump-branded shoes , Li Qiang said.

Author: 0 Pittsburgh mayor rips Trump for citing his city in Paris deal

A day after he announced that the United States is pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement , officials from the esteemed Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have claimed Trump misunderstood research he cited during his speech to justify his radical decision.

Global Media Hurricane Season expected to be busy
Author: 0 Hurricane Season expected to be busy

This year, scientists are predicting a higher-than-average Hurricane Season, and say being prepared in advance is the key. Forecasters at NOAA are predicting 11 to 17 named storms with winds of 39 miles per hour or higher. Acting NOAA administrator Ben Friedman said there's a 45 percent probability that 2017 will be an above-normal season. A typical season, however, doesn't see the first system forming until a week or two in July, and the first hurricane doesn't typically form until ...

Author: 0 Cyclone Mora: Indian Navy ship rescues 27 in Bangladesh

Additional Secretary Golam Mostafa told the media on Wednesday as many as 286,000 people in 16 coastal districts were affected by the storm. One of the six people died of a heart attack during the storm while others were killed by falling trees and houses in Cox's Bazar and Rangamati, Bangladeshi media reported.

Global Media Trump to interview two candidates for FBI director today
Author: 0 Trump to interview two candidates for FBI director today

The source described Comey as "eager" to discuss Trump's alleged attempts to obstruct the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. A hearing date for Comey hasn't been set. FBI Director James Comey speaks to the Anti-Defamation League National Leadership Summit on May 8, 2017 in Washington .

Author: 0 With agreement signed, Horgan and Weaver gear up to govern

John Horgan and Andrew Weaver arrived at Government House Monday, ready to deliver the power-sharing agreement signed by all 44 Green Party and NDP MLAs. There are different systems, but the intent is that when a party like the Greens gets 17 per cent of the votes as they did May 9, they get 17 per cent of the seats.

Global Media ISIS Claims Responsibility for Attack on Egypt's Coptic Christians
Author: 0 ISIS Claims Responsibility for Attack on Egypt's Coptic Christians

Egyptian authorities have been fighting IS-linked militants who have waged an insurgency, mainly focused in the volatile north of the Sinai Peninsula though attacks have taken place also on the mainland. It refrained from giving the exact locations of the training camps but said they were located in the country's eastern regions. Isis claimed the death toll was 32, but there was no immediate explanation for the discrepancy.

Global Media Brazilian President's situation fragile after report of corruption
Author: 0 Brazilian President's situation fragile after report of corruption

Temer was reported late yesterday by O Globo to have been secretly recorded agreeing to payments of hush money to Eduardo Cunha , the disgraced former speaker of the lower house of Congress. The veteran centre-right politician, who took over a year ago with a promise to restore Brazil's stability after the impeachment of leftist president Dilma Rousseff , remained defiant.

Author: 0 White House defends Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

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. The nonpartisan Partnership for Public Service said the White House lags far behind previous administrations in naming candidates for federal vacancies - former Presidents Barack Obama and George W.

Global Media Wenger to extend Arsenal reign
Author: 0 Wenger to extend Arsenal reign

Those losses, combined with a Champions League last 16 thrashing by Bayern Munich , prompted the most sustained fan protests against Wenger in his two-decade reign. Arsene Wenger might be celebrating a new deal just days after winning a record seventh FA Cup title. This of course comes after Wenger and Kroenke outline their vision on how to make Arsenal again challenge to win the Premier League.

Global Media Trump Expected To Withdraw From Paris Climate Accord
Author: 0 Trump Expected To Withdraw From Paris Climate Accord

But the official says there may be "caveats in the language" that Trump uses to announce the withdrawal - and that could leave open the possibility that the decision isn't final. Chief strategist Steve Bannon supports an exit. The US is now one of the largest emitters of carbon dioxide in the world. Mr Trump told reporters on Wednesday that he was continuing to hear arguments from both sides of the issue.

Author: 0 'We Have Evidence Here': Bossie Applauds House for Subpoenas on Unmasking

The subpoenas sent to government agencies were related to Trump's complaints that Obama administration officials had asked, for political reasons, to be told the names of Trump associates documented in intelligence reports . It marked the first time the White House had officially acknowledged that outside counsel had been retained. He said he was aware that Obama administration officials had requested the unmasking of certain individuals whose communications had been intercepted.

Global Media Iran Dismisses US Allegation of Terror Attempt
Author: 0 Iran Dismisses US Allegation of Terror Attempt

The current spat between Qatar and its neighbours began after the Qatar News Agency published a number of stories which conflicted with the agency's official line. Qatar has leveraged relations with Iran to prevent Saudi dominance in the region, he said. Amnesty International has condemned Qatar's deportation of Saudi human rights activist to Saudi Arabia.

Author: 0 Kin rush to funeral homes to see Manila dead

At least 36 bodies were later found, and majority had died of suffocation, police said . He then barged into the crowded casino carrying the gasoline and assault rifle after overcoming efforts by guards to stop him. "It is really very sad as to what's going on throughout the world with terror", Trump said at the White House before announcing that the United States was leaving the Paris climate accord.

Author: 0 Sri Lankan passenger threatens to blow Malaysian Airline flight

According to a report by Australian daily The Age , Manodh Marks, 25, was also charged with making threats or false statements and threatening to destroy, damage or endanger the safety of an aircraft or kill or injure anyone on board. Marks was remanded in custody and is expected to return to court for a committal mention on August 24. Mr Leoncelli, a former professional Australian Rules football player, said it had two antennae and what appeared to be a smartphone input.

Global Media US Congress issues Russian Federation probe subpoenas
Author: 0 US Congress issues Russian Federation probe subpoenas

Flynn communicated with Russian officials while an adviser to President Trump's campaign and transition, and discussed USA sanctions against the country with those contacts. Just back from his nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe, Trump dismissed recent reports as "fake news". "If there is, I'll come on the show, Chris, and I will join you and go what the hell was going on here with the contact that Donald Trump shouldn't have had with the Russians".

Global Media Donald Trump turns to the Supreme Court to enforce travel ban
Author: 0 Donald Trump turns to the Supreme Court to enforce travel ban

President Donald Trump clearly got a taste for shaking things up yesterday, as he turned to the Supreme Court to reinstate his ill-fated travel ban just hours after withdrawing the U.S. Another appeals court, on the west coast, has yet to rule on whether to uphold a similar ban issued by a federal judge in Hawaii. The president's travel order has been one of the most controversial of the Trump administration, as the first entry ban created chaos at airports around the world and ...

Global Media Putin denies involvement in hacking, hails Trump
Author: 0 Putin denies involvement in hacking, hails Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a meeting with heads of worldwide news agencies at the St. Petersburg global Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, June 1, 2017. Putin, who has faced criticism for Russia's alleged role in influencing the outcome of the United States election in 2016, also said some "patriotic persons" could have hacked the U.S.

Global Media Putin urges US business to help normalize Russia-US ties
Author: 0 Putin urges US business to help normalize Russia-US ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in Israel and welcomed by Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman at Ben Gurion airport on Monday, June 25, 2012. St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF 2017) is being attended by a number of heads of states, CEOs of multinational companies, experts and around 2000 delegates.

Author: 0 France Announces Arrival Of First Gay Refugee From Chechnya

When it came to the complicated matter of Syria, the French leader made more of a veiled threat to Russian Federation when he said that there is "a very clear red line to ban any kind of use of chemical weapons" and that " any use of chemical weapons will be retaliated by France".

Author: 0 Republican-led Senate OKs $11.8 billion budget

This claim has been debunked by nonpartisan committee staff. Dan Feltes, D-Concord. "Putting this in the budget, it only benefits potentially 1 percent of the businesses that pay the BPT (business profits tax)". but we really want to focus on investing in critical needs, " Moore said. Debate over an $11.8 billion, two-year budget plan is underway in the New Hampshire Senate.

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