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Author: 0 BC NDP expected to review, ratify deal with Greens today

They said details of the agreement would be released Tuesday after the NDP caucus has had a chance to ratify the deal, which is expected to last four years. But Green Party candidates have been running for years on a platform plank of being whip-proof. While its agreement with the Greens promises only to "act immediately to improve transit and transportation infrastructure in co-operation with the Mayors' Council and federal government", Horgan painted the proposed 10-lane bridge as an ...

Global Media Why Merkel loves to hate Trump
Author: 0 Why Merkel loves to hate Trump

In addition to picking needless public fights with Mexico, Canada , Germany, NATO countries and even Australia while cozying up to the dictators of Russia, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia, Trump has withdrawn from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal and now from the Paris agreement to reduce man-made carbon emissions that are poisoning the planet.

Global Media Trump endorses report defending Jared
Author: 0 Trump endorses report defending Jared

Trump's comments follow recent reports that Kushner, who is married to Trump's daughter Ivanka, is under Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny as part of a probe into collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster and Trump's chief economic adviser, Gary Cohn, were asked about the Post story on Saturday but declined to comment.

Global Media France's Macron holding 'tough' talks with Putin near Paris
Author: 0 France's Macron holding 'tough' talks with Putin near Paris

Macron , an independent centrist, decisively defeated Marine Le Pen , a far-right candidate from the National Front party on May 7. 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 ".

Global Media Under Armour's Kevin Plank rips decision to exit Paris climate agreement
Author: 0 Under Armour's Kevin Plank rips decision to exit Paris climate agreement

His decision , announced on Thursday, triggered widespread worldwide condemnation. In a statement , IBM, too, said that it "supported and still supports United States participation in the Paris agreement ". What are they saying in America? "No matter what changes may happen to other countries' position on the Paris Climate Accord , China will continue to pursue the concept of innovative, coordinated, green, open and shared development, taking concrete measures and strengthening ...

Global Media 12-year-old California girl wins National Spelling Bee
Author: 0 12-year-old California girl wins National Spelling Bee

The previous three Scripps National Spelling Bees ended in ties. After Vinnay spelled the contest-winning words correctly and was announced the victor, she burst into tears, and her family rushed to the stage to congratulate her. Hearing the word she said, "I'm sorry, did you misunderstand my request?" "Part of speech?" asked Ananya, further trying to map the word in her vast mental vocabulary.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Forced to Change Travel Plans after Palestinians Protest in Bethlehem

But during the president's visit to the Israel Museum on Tuesday, the live stream called the location simply " Jerusalem ". Pizzaballa, who was speaking just before Trump touched down, added, "Usually every new administration at the beginning has big projects about the Middle East then everything finishes - we will see".

Author: 0 USA futures advance; but oil sinks on Trump's Paris climate agreement exit

As well as facing a backlash from his own supporters , his predecessor who signed the agreement; mayors of major USA cities, and many big American companies , Trump will also face universal condemnation Friday from the global community who have spoken with one voice, calling Thursday's decision a "a sad day for the world".

Author: 0 Putin: Russian hacking allegations 'reminds me of anti-Semitism'

Putin called the nonclassified version "null and void". Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on June 2. The Prime Minister emphasized the role of the private sector in enhancing trade and commerical ties between the two countries, adding that India and Russian Federation are close to achieving the target of 30 billion USA dollars worth of investment by 2025.

Global Media Meghan Markle Spotted Arriving at Pippa Middleton's Wedding Reception With Prince Harry
Author: 0 Meghan Markle Spotted Arriving at Pippa Middleton's Wedding Reception With Prince Harry

The cute siblings stole the show at the ceremony at St. Mark's Church on the Englefield Estate in the English county of Berkshire, then attended a champagne reception at the estate before retiring for the night. Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge , stands with pageboys and bridesmaids in the doorway of St Mark's Church as her sister Pippa Middleton arrives with their father Michael Middleton for her wedding to James Matthews in Englefield May 20, 2017.

Author: 0 TFW you're listening to Sean Spicer

The report also said of the two, only Trudeau had taken advantage of the offer so far. At the same time , he often undermines his staffers, contradicting their public statements and sending inflammatory tweets that derail their efforts to stay on topic .

Author: 0 Donald Trump's trip to Europe was hardly a 'great success'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday stressed the importance of Berlin's transatlantic alliance with the US, but said that her country must engage with other nations. After hosting Modi, Merkel is due to meet with Chinese Premier Le Keqiang on Thursday. "The times when we could fully rely on others have passed us by a little bit".

Global Media Amit Shah meets Christian bishops in Kerala
Author: 0 Amit Shah meets Christian bishops in Kerala

The party's in-charge of the State, H. Raja. said the meeting was aimed at "understanding each other" and added that Mr. Shah would undertake an "in-depth" analysis of the organisational work in the State during his three-day stay. Mr. Shah said that he will travel extensively in Gujarat in coming days and visit one booth each in coastal belt and in Dalit locality in urban areas.

Author: 0 Trump travel ban: What happens after Supreme Court appeal

In this February 13, 2016, file photo, people stand on the steps of the Supreme Court at sunset in Washington. The whole controversy would not end that way, because the Hawaii judge's order involves more than the suspensions. The move this week is the latest development in a set of complicated legal proceedings. A full bench not only eliminated the prospect of a tie when all the justices are participating, but also restored the court's conservative tilt.

Author: 0 Flynn will provide some subpoenaed records to Senate Intel Committee

Trump attorney Michael Cohen had refused to voluntarily comply with an earlier informal request, but had said he'd comply with and formal subpoenas. After Flynn's lawyers rejected the committee's initial subpoena for personal records detailing any and all communications Flynn had with Russian officials, committee leaders turned to his businesses, arguing, in the words of vice chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., that "a business does not have the right to take the Fifth".

Author: 0 Trump Has Made the 2020 Election a Referendum on Climate Change

Visiting Premier Li Keqiang and top European Union officials agreed on a joint statement after their meeting in Brussels that was backed by all 28 European Union states and committed the bloc and China to full implementation of the 2015 Paris climate agreement .

Global Media Trump Lauds China For 'Trying Hard' After NKorean Missile Launch
Author: 0 Trump Lauds China For 'Trying Hard' After NKorean Missile Launch

While North Korea continues to launch missiles, it has not conducted a nuclear test so far this year, which would likely result in a stronger response from the USA and perhaps even its ally, China. All the North's tests have been carried out in direct defiance of United Nations sanctions warnings and US threats of military action. North Korea fires what appears to be a short-range ballistic missile, in Pyongyang's latest test defying world pressure and threats of more sanctions.

Author: 0 LeBron James: 'Got to figure out how to combat' Kevin Durant, Warriors

Asked after the game if there was one thing that stood out for the Warriors - their speed or anything else - Cavs star Lebron James answered with two letters. Yes, Cleveland can. And believe it or not, Golden State can, too. First, it's a best four-out-of-seven game series. The Warriors rightfully gave credit to Klay Thompson for his defensive work - Cavs shooters were 1-of-12 when they tried to score against him - and the home team found ways not to let Curry be abused via ...

Global Media Egypt launches air strikes in Libya after attack on Christians
Author: 0 Egypt launches air strikes in Libya after attack on Christians

The ISIS terror group has claimed responsibility for the attack the Coptic Christians , the second major attack on Egypt's minority community in almost two months. He also reassured head of the Coptic Orthodox Church Pope Tawadros and Pope Francis on the state's commitment to protect all its citizens, including Copts, and to secure their freedom of faith and freedom of worship, "despite some issues that President el-Sisi did say still require sensitive treatment".

Author: 0 Some LGBT facts for Pride Month

Given Bush's decision not to declare LGBT Pride Month , Trump's decision can be read as either discontinuing a White House tradition or discontinuing a Democratic White House tradition. In the statement, GLAAD pointed out that the Trump Administration prioritized proclamations on June 1 around "Great Outdoors Month", "National Ocean Month" and "National Homeownership Month" instead.

Author: 0 Five key duels to look out for in Champions League final

While Cristiano Ronaldo , Karim Benzema and Co may be more accustomed to celebrating their career highs in glitzy venues across Europe, Bale is planning something slightly less glamorous... He was a regular visitor to the Welsh national stadium during his Manchester United career while it staged English soccer's finals, although the only time he played under cover he lost.

Global Media May plays down election loss poll
Author: 0 May plays down election loss poll

A few weeks ago polls put Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives up to 20 points ahead. Betting that she would win a strong majority, May called the snap election to strengthen her position at home as she embarked on complicated Brexit negotiations with 27 other members of the European Union .

Author: 0 ISIS insists it was behind deadly Philippines resort attack

The discovery of the bodies was confirmed about noon on Friday by Albayalde. Instead, the gunman created confusion and chaos by setting the gaming tables, furniture and rugs alight with petrol, while taking the opportunity to stuff a bag with $2.3 million worth of gambling chips.

Author: 0 How to Watch James Comey's Senate Testimony on Thursday, June 8

Former FBI Director James Comey will testify in open session before the Senate intelligence committee next week, officials announced Thursday. Trump's comment to Comey was said to refer to the investigation of Flynn as part of the FBI's larger Russian Federation probe.

Author: 0 The Paris Agreement is more important than one country

He said his own foundation will help coordinate the USA effort, which will be called America's Pledge, and it will help submit "nationally determined contributions" like other nations. He said, "We look forward to continuing to work closely with all countries that share that vision". These include carbon dioxide generated from burning of fossil fuels that scientists blame for a warming planet, sea level rise, droughts and more frequent violent storms.

Author: 0 Oil falls on potential undermining of OPEC-led deal

However, US crude production rose to 9.34 million bpd last week, up almost 500,000 bpd from a year ago. That would equate to a further curb of about 1 percent of April output of almost 32 million bpd and bring OPEC's total pledged cut to 1.5 million bpd, from 1.2 million bpd.

Global Media All-Star promise: Subban says Preds will win Game 3 vs. Pens
Author: 0 All-Star promise: Subban says Preds will win Game 3 vs. Pens

Then, there were goals like this that should have been stopped without much trouble. It was easy for Guentzel to be overlooked during the regular season on a team full of superstars, elite scorers, and Stanley Cup champions. The Penguins will now head to Nashville in hopes of taking a commanding 3-0 series lead, while the Predators will look to extend this series past the minimum four games.

Author: 0 Committee issues subpoenas; Comey OK'd to testify

President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen , has received and rejected a request for documents as part of Congress' ongoing investigation into Russia's possible election meddling and its contacts with the Trump campaign. The committee aide, who wasn't authorized to discuss the issue and spoke only on condition of anonymity, said the action would have been taken without agreement from the Democratic minority on the committee.

Author: 0 Under Armour's Kevin Plank disagrees with Trump's withdrawal from Paris climate agreement

Even so, she said developing nations were inured over many years to shortfalls in promised funds and were likely to push ahead. There was a mix of dismay and anger across the world. Earlier, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said: "There is no reverse gear to energy transition". In television interviews the morning after Trump's announcement , Vice President Mike Pence and Kellyanne Conway, a senior White House aide, defended Trump's decision as a reassertion of ...

Author: 0 Top House Intel panel Democrat rebukes chairman over subpoenas

Nunes's visit to CIA headquarters to review intelligence related to Russian Federation, rankled Democrats who said he was violating the spirit of his recusal. "The committee rules provide that the chair has to sign the subpoenas unless that authority is delegated to someone else", Schiff told Andrea Mitchell.

Global Media Police hunt Manchester bomber's network
Author: 0 Police hunt Manchester bomber's network

A 16-year-old boy and a 34-year-old woman were the two person released. Two men have been detained, one following a search of an address in the Withington area, in connection the attack after an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena on Monday night.

Author: 0 Absent from Trump's Paris announcement: Ivanka Trump

Backchannels, or secret lines of communication, are often used by the White House as diplomatic tools. Trump raised the issue again Wednesday, writing that Democrats had "excoriated (former campaign adviser) Carter Page about Russian Federation, don't want him to testify".

Global Media Trump asks Supreme Court to bring back travel ban
Author: 0 Trump asks Supreme Court to bring back travel ban

The administration's Supreme Court filings reflect numerous same arguments that its lawyers have made in the lower courts, including their view that statements President Donald Trump made as a candidate - before he took the presidential oath - should not be considered.

Author: 0 Paris climate deal: Donald Trump's exit dims prospects for Indian solar power

Mr Trump - who has previously called climate change a hoax - said the accord undermined the USA economy and cost jobs, claiming that other countries were "laughing at us". "In order to protect our environment and our communities from the threat posed by the Trump administration's climate policies, local and state jurisdictions must step forward to make up the difference when crafting environmental policy", Multnomah County Commissioner Jessica Vega said in a press statement .

Global Media At least 25 bodies found in Manila casino
Author: 0 At least 25 bodies found in Manila casino

In the Philippines, on Thursday, around midnight, a lone gunman killed 36 people at Resorts World Manila after he shot an automatic rifle in the air, overturned gaming tables and set fires. Dela Rosa said the suspect covered himself with blanket, used gasoline to torch himself. Ronald Romualdo, a Resorts World maintenance worker, said he and his colleagues heard gunshots and saw people smashing windows on the second and third floors to escape.

Author: 0 Putin says Russian Federation never involved in hacking

Putin said the real perpetrators could have disguised themselves to make it look like the attacks came from Russian Federation. "It's quite easy to do technologically", he said . Putin, a former KGB officer and ex-head of Russia's FSB security service, made his comments about Snowden in an interview with U.S. film director Oliver Stone, excerpts of which were released ahead of its broadcast by U.S.

Author: 0 White House Now Referring Trump/Russia Questions to Outside Counsel

Flynn was sacked as national security adviser in February. Spicer said that during a recent trip to Europe, Trump had "reaffirmed the need to deepen and improve our transatlantic relationship"."VEB is not providing financing, lending or any other services to Kushner Companies", the official said.

Global Media Sixth suspect released in Manchester terror probe
Author: 0 Sixth suspect released in Manchester terror probe

Six people - including a 15-year-old boy, a 34-year-old woman and four men - have been released without charge. Ten men, aged between 18 and 44, remain in custody on suspicion of offences contrary to the Terrorism Act, Greater Manchester Police said.

Author: 0 Don't Judge Trump For Exiting Climate Accord, Says Putin

President Vladimir Putin said today that Russian Federation does not have any “tight” military relationship with Pakistan, and asserted that its close friendship with India can not be diluted. Putin's clarification comes at a time when the intelligence agencies in the US believe that Russian Federation used disinformation, data thefts, leaks, and social media trolls in an effort to give an advantage to Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in 2016 Presidential elections.

Author: 0 Palestinian girl dies a day after stabbing Israeli soldier

Israel blames the violence on incitement by Palestinian political and religious leaders compounded on social media sites that glorify violence and encourage attacks. Khalid Ghamri, 16, was participating in a protest against Israel's blockade of Gaza and in support of the hunger strike being waged by Palestinian prisoners when he was hit in the abdomen with live fire near Bureij refugee camp on 23 May.

Global Media Two more Manchester terror attack arrests taking total to eight
Author: 0 Two more Manchester terror attack arrests taking total to eight

Jomana's comments in the Wall Street Journal interview sparked outrage, with some saying the US's involvement in Syria could not be compared to the targeting of innocent children at a pop concert. Amid efforts to soothe jangled nerves, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in London Friday on his first official visit to Britain, meeting with his United Kingdom counterpart Boris Johnson and signing a book of condolence for the Manchester victims.

Author: 0 India committed to Paris climate deal: minister

In the forum, Modi went on to showcase the performance of his government in three years since coming to power, with an aim to push for investments. "Exploitation of nature is not acceptable to us", he said. Modi addressed the large gathering of business leaders at the Forum, where India was the guest country for the first time. "But the most significant talent of our youth is that India had reached Mars at a cost lower than the budget of a Hollywood film".

Author: 0 World Leaders Express Dismay at US Withdrawal From Paris Accord

Others including Russia, India and Mexico quickly signaled their commitment to the accord, although a Kremlin aide said it would not be viable without USA participation. On the former, Redmond's president and chief legal officer Brad Smith reveals that "In the past few months, Microsoft has actively engaged the Trump Administration on the business case for remaining in the Paris Agreement ".

Author: 0 Obama Slams Trump Over Paris Climate Deal

The primary cause has been competition from cleaner-burning natural gas, which has been made cheaper and more abundant by hydraulic fracturing. "To everyone for whom the future of our planet is important, I say let's continue down this path so we're successful for our Mother Earth", she said.

Author: 0 May Reveals Priorities by Not Slamming Trump on Climate Pullout

While Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said he did not think Trump's decision would prompt Russian Federation to rethink its own stance, the Kremlin suggested the withdrawal could be fatal to the pact. In his announcement , Trump said the US would cease implementing all the non-binding accords of the agreement immediately, but the process of a complete withdrawal from the agreement is a much longer process.

Author: 0 Corbyn vows to meet Merkel 'straight away' if he becomes PM

Joan Ryan, who was Enfield North's MP between 1997 and 2010 and regained the seat from the Conservatives in 2015, encouraged voters to elect her "whatever your misgivings about the Labour leadership" because she expected Corbyn would not become prime minister .

Author: 0 Recent internet attacks in which Russians suspected

Petersburg International Economic Forum 2017 in St. Petersburg on Friday. "Help us to restore normal political dialogue, I ask you on behalf of Russian Federation and I appeal to the American side - help the newly elected president, the head of the administration of the United States", TASS cited Putin as saying.

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