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Author: 0 Instagram celebrates Pride Month with a very rainbowy sticker set

Trump has drawn ire on social media for keeping his lips sealed about June being Pride Month. LGBT Pride Month began in June 1999 as " Gay and Lesbian Pride Month ", declared by then-President Bill Clinton . Meanwhile, Vice President Mike Pence has a record of being even more hostile to LBGTQ rights, publicly opposing marriage equality and apparently expressing support for so-called "conversion therapy".

Global Media Putin: Syria chemical attack was provocation against Assad
Author: 0 Putin: Syria chemical attack was provocation against Assad

It said given Russia's strength in shipbuilding, river navigation and desalination technologies, both countries would work together to develop joint projects through transfer of technology and experience sharing for developing inland waterways, river embankments, ports and cargo containers towards effective utilisation of India's extensive river systems.

Author: 0 Fired FBI director James Comey set to testify June 8 on Russia

Former FBI Director James Comey will appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee next Thursday in what will be his first public appearance since explosive reports that Comey authored memos claiming President Donald Trump urged him to drop an investigation into a White House aide.

Author: 0 Putin: Russia doesn't hack but "patriotic" individuals might

Speaking at a meeting with senior editors of leading global news agencies Thursday, Putin said that some individual "patriotic" hackers could mount some attacks amid the current cold spell in Russia's relations with the West. LONDON (CNNMoney ) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has a message for Corporate America: Help President Trump. Putin said "a package of judicial-system improvement proposals" was under discussion, although he did not provide details.

Global Media May's lead over Labour nearly halves to 8 points - Panelbase poll
Author: 0 May's lead over Labour nearly halves to 8 points - Panelbase poll

If Wednesday's poll had used the previous poll's methodology, it would have shown the Conservatives' opinion poll lead narrowing by 6 percentage points, Panelbase said. Observers are quick to note however that the data should not always be taken at face value and while markets have focused on the possibility of the Conservatives losing their majority, the polling figures suggest that the number of seats the party may win could be anywhere between 274 and 345.

Author: 0 Putin hails Trump as 'straightforward person'

Addressing the St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in Russia in the presence of Russian president Vladimir Putin , he said India has traditionally been respecting the nature and desisted from exploiting it. He said Russian Federation had been encouraged by Trump's campaign promises to improve Russia-U.S. ties and emphasized that Moscow still hopes to forge a constructive dialogue.

Author: 0 May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans

Britain will hold a parliamentary election on June 8. In a major intervention of the campaign, Liberal Democrat Shadow Chancellor Sir Vince Cable will use a speech on Friday to warn that both the Conservatives and Labour have turned their backs on business and the economy.

Global Media Ethiopia's Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Elected as First African DG of WHO
Author: 0 Ethiopia's Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Elected as First African DG of WHO

Tedros won the post in two rounds of balloting Tuesday, defeating Dr. David Nabarro of Britain and Dr. Sania Nishtar , a Pakistani cardiologist. Ghebrysus was voted in on Tuesday in Geneva during a closed door session of the World Health Assembly by health ministers from 186 United Nations member countries, who cast their votes in secret.

Global Media Pittsburgh mayor fires back at Trump's reference of city
Author: 0 Pittsburgh mayor fires back at Trump's reference of city

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy and Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe also expressed interest in joining the new pact. Jeff Immelt, chief executive officer of USA conglomerate General Electric, tweeted: "Climate change is real ". The Democratic governors' new pact commits to that same goal, which requires a 26 to 28 per cent reduction in emissions from 2005 levels. The point was for countries to have individual targets, then draw up their own policy measures in order to meet them.

Author: 0 Philippine police seek casino attacker's identity

Gunshots and explosions erupted after midnight in a hotel and casino complex near Manila's airport, sending hundreds fleeing into darkened streets early Friday in what police said was an attack by a lone gunman with no apparent links to terrorism.

Global Media New Mexico casino cancels Kathy Griffin performance
Author: 0 New Mexico casino cancels Kathy Griffin performance

The photo is seemingly reminiscent of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, beheading videos and photos. On Wednesday afternoon, the casino, through its official Twitter page, tweeted , "The July 22nd performance by Kathy Griffin has been cancelled".

Author: 0 Ex-FBI director Comey to testify on Russia probe next week

The Senate intelligence committee announced Comey's appearance, and a Comey associate said he had been cleared to testify by Robert Mueller , another former FBI director now overseeing that investigation as special counsel. Trump has denied the claim, calling any suggestion of wrongdoing "totally ridiculous". Comey, then Ashcroft's deputy, got a call that Bush officials were on their way to the hospital to convince Ashcroft to sign on the dotted line and reauthorize Bush's controversial ...

Global Media US Air Force veteran Tairod Pugh dreamed of being Isis 'martyr'
Author: 0 US Air Force veteran Tairod Pugh dreamed of being Isis 'martyr'

He added that he can't imagine a U.S. military veteran trying to join such a group. 'I can not imagine someone who served in the United States military, arm in arm with patriotic Americans, crossing the border to destroy what we have built in this country for the past 240 years, ' Garaufis said.

Author: 0 Iraqi forces push into three neighbourhoods in western Mosul

All three neighborhoods are located north of the Old City, a warren of closely spaced buildings and narrow streets. Iraqi forces are steadily closing in on the remaining pockets of territory held by the Islamic State group in Mosul , inching toward a victory that USA -led coalition officials say is "only a matter of time".

Author: 0 Remembering the Fallen at Arlington

We can not repay them. "Though they were here only a brief time before God called them home, their legacy will endure forever", Trump said . The 29-year-old was killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan's Helmand Province in 2010. In his remarks, Mr. Trump acknowledged Homeland Security Secretary Gen. John Kelly's son, Robert, who was killed in action during a tour in Afghanistan.

Global Media Sheriff: Explosion at Wisconsin plant kills at least 1
Author: 0 Sheriff: Explosion at Wisconsin plant kills at least 1

U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigators were on the scene. OSHA and the State Fire Marshall are on scene investigating the explosion. Eleven people were taken to area hospitals via ambulance and helicopter. As the entire Cambria community grieves, dozens of people like Cathy Ramirez, a waitress at Two White Doves Family Restaurant, have stepped up to help those in need.

Global Media Trump considers John Pistole and Chris Wray replace ex-FBI chief, Comey
Author: 0 Trump considers John Pistole and Chris Wray replace ex-FBI chief, Comey

CNN on Wednesday cited a source close to Comey in reporting that he would "confirm bombshell accusations" that Trump "pressured him to end his investigation into a top Trump aide's ties to Russian Federation". The press release also indicated the hearing would take place after Memorial Day . If all goes as predicted, Comey will publicly stand by his memos, including those in which Trump seemingly tried to stand in the way of the investigation.

Author: 0 Trump signs waiver to delay moving US embassy to Jerusalem

Jerusalem police were on high alert for the first Friday prayers of the month-long Muslim holiday of Ramadan, as thousands of Palestinians from the West Bank and Gaza poured into the capital to pray at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound at the city's Temple Mount .

Author: 0 Reaction to Trump's move on environment

It could also further strengthen China's position in potentially lucrative sectors like renewables, nuclear power and hybrid vehicles. "It made sense he did it from the Rose Garden while we still have roses and gardens", Kimmel said. By withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement , Donald Trump has detached himself and the USA from facing more legal challenges in future regarding climate change.

Global Media Trump waives law requiring US to move its embassy to Jerusalem
Author: 0 Trump waives law requiring US to move its embassy to Jerusalem

Trump delayed the Embassy's move for at least six months by waiving the Jerusalem Embassy Act. Trump's move to renew the waiver for six months keeps the US embassy in Tel Aviv for now. In a statement, the office of the Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu , said that far from helping peace, the signing of the waiver would hamper it.

Author: 0 Trump's Climate Decision Puts US on a Lonely Path

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is helping to coordinate the plan to circumvent Mr. Trump's decision . Some other groups expressed measured support for Trump's decision, saying it provided an opportunity to fix problems with the deal.

Author: 0 Jury of 12 chosen for Bill Cosby's indecent assault trial

Jo-Ellan Dimitrius, who consulted for the defense on the O.J. Simpson trial, argued "celebrity-obsessed" African American men could be ideal jurors for Cosby , according to The Washington Post. The judge, meanwhile, removed a white male juror chosen Monday for undisclosed reasons. "We believe it is paramount that there be a diverse jury and we believe that we can not get a diverse jury", he said.

Global Media PROMISES, PROMISES: How Trump handled worldwide pledges
Author: 0 PROMISES, PROMISES: How Trump handled worldwide pledges

President Donald Trump will announce that the United States is withdrawing from the Paris climate change accord. Trump's decision came hours after administration officials said he was considering pulling the US out of NAFTA altogether. Putin is meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi later on Thursday. "China in recent years has stayed true to its commitment", said Li, speaking in Berlin Wednesday.

Global Media 28 people had this to say about Trump's climate decision
Author: 0 28 people had this to say about Trump's climate decision

Noting that Trump said he had had "extensive discussions" with people on both sides of the climate debate, it said: "One can only assume that Trump has very good reasons to leave the Paris agreement, and that he knows the implications of USA retreat from the landmark deal".

Author: 0 Elon Musk quits Trump's advisory councils after U.S. withdraws from climate accord

TRT World's Azadeh Ansari reports. For the past three decades or more, Donald Trump has literally marketed himself as the master of the deal . "We will adopt, honor, and uphold the commitments to the goals enshrined in the Paris agreement", wrote the mayors, who panned Trump's decision as "irresponsible and unsafe".

Global Media Huma Abedin files for divorce from Anthony Weiner
Author: 0 Huma Abedin files for divorce from Anthony Weiner

But the sexting didn't stop, and a series of explicit exchanges continued in early 2016 with a 15-year-old girl from North Carolina, two highly knowledgeable sources told NBC News in September. Weiner cried in court and issued an apology to the teenager, the AP writes. That he's now going to be a registered sex offender adds severity to his existing behavior, and there's the continuing embarrassment of Weiner being the cause of Clinton's reopened private server probe .

Global Media Trump administration split over moving embassy to Jerusalem, says report
Author: 0 Trump administration split over moving embassy to Jerusalem, says report

But putting the embassy west of the Green Line, in an area of Jerusalem that Israel has controlled since 1948 and that only the history-denying U.N. He met two days ago with Trump's regional envoy, Jason Greenblatt, and said they were trying to decide on the next steps. President Donald Trump will not relocate the US embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel, to Jerusalem , according to multiple reports Wednesday.

Global Media ACB questions Central Procurement Agency officials in medical scam
Author: 0 ACB questions Central Procurement Agency officials in medical scam

Sharma was shot at on Wednesday while he was on his way to Ghaziabad around 12 noon but he escaped unhurt. However, police said that he has not mentioned anybody's name in the complaint. He had earlier submitted a complaint to the ACB alleging that he was getting threats since he had raked up the issue of the PWD scam. He also said that the police should get to the bottom of the incident and arrest those involved.

Global Media New arrest in Manchester attack
Author: 0 New arrest in Manchester attack

French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said Abedi had "likely" been to Syria after the trip to Libya, citing information provided by British intelligence services to their counterparts in Paris. A new suspect has been arrested in Manchester during a large-scale counter-terror operation launched in the wake of a suicide attack that struck a pop concert in the city earlier this week , United Kingdom police said on Friday.

Global Media Chris Paul eyeing Spurs as potential landing spot
Author: 0 Chris Paul eyeing Spurs as potential landing spot

National Basketball Association insider Marc Stein reported early Friday morning that the nine-time All-Star point guard intends to give the Spurs "serious consideration in free agency this summer". The 32-year-old also has found lucrative marketing success in his six seasons with the Clippers - starring, most notably, in a series of State Farm commercials - but frustration has been mounting for Paul and throughout the organization thanks to a string of playoff and injury disappointments.

Author: 0 May and Corbyn clash over Brexit ordeal

Kattal said the issue of Brexit was not important for the election campaign in Basildon: "To be honest, it's all about distribution of wealth, if there's distribution of wealth everybody is happy". Jeremy Corbyn also committed to staying within the European Arrest Warrant structure. YouGov in April called age the "new dividing line in British politics".

Author: 0 Leonardo DiCaprio criticises Trump's withdrawal from Paris agreement

As widely predicted, Trump announced Thursday that the USA would withdraw from the Paris climate agreement , but was willing to negotiate a new deal, though few countries looked likely to respond positively to that proposal. That speaks not just to its leaders' desire to modernize the nation, but also for global recognition and a re-emergence from the "humiliations" suffered during colonial rule and war during the 19th and 20th centuries.

Author: 0 Thunder center Enes Kanter: Turkish government arrested my father

MY DAD HAS BEEN ARRESTED by Turkish government and the Hitler of our century He is potentially to get tortured as thousand others", Kanter wrote. Kanter said last week that he had not spoken to his parents in more than a year. Gulen, who has lived in self-imposed exile in Pennsylvania since 1999, has denied involvement in the coup. The 6-foot-11-inch (2.11 meter) center, whose team was eliminated from the National Basketball Association playoffs, commented on his father's detention on his ...

Global Media Utah's Chaffetz expected to leave office by end of June
Author: 0 Utah's Chaffetz expected to leave office by end of June

Appearing to respond to the discussion about leakers immediately prior, Chaffetz said he wanted to "see this person in prison". Chaffetz's exit will accelerate internal jockeying among House Republicans to succeed him as the chairman of the high-profile Oversight Committee.

Author: 0 8th suspect in connection with Manchester Arena bombing arrested

The arrests take the total number of men in custody to eight after a series of raids across Manchester, Wigan and Nuneaton, Warwickshire. A woman who was arrested earlier was released without charge, police said. Following the terror attack, the country's main political parties suspended their campaigns ahead of the June 8 general election. "Many experts, including professionals in our intelligence and security services have pointed to the connections between wars we have been involved in or ...

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.

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