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by | June 01, 2017 | 12:11

Venezuela has been hit by a series of violent protests since early April, that have left at least 34 people dead and hundreds injured, as the opposition ramps up the pressure on Maduro to call overdue elections. The officials say the list of blacklisted officials is likely to include members of Venezuela's Supreme Court, which issued a controversial late March ruling stripping congress of its last powers.

by | June 01, 2017 | 12:51

Multiple security forces units are attacking "what remains of the un-liberated areas" on the west bank of the River Tigris, the Joint Operations Command said in a statement . About 700,000 people, or a third of the pre-war city's population, have already fled, seeking refuge either with friends and relatives or in camps or neighbouring towns and cities.

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:53

Yet some Israeli officials are less certain of Trump. "We've already made peace with Egypt and with Jordan", he said . Israel seized east Jerusalem during the 1967 war and later annexed it in a move never recognized by the worldwide community.

by | June 01, 2017 | 12:47

The accord , agreed on by almost 200 countries in Paris in 2015, aims to limit planetary warming in part by slashing carbon dioxide and other emissions from the burning of fossil fuels. Musk reportedly has used his access to Trump to push for a carbon tax , which would incentivize companies to use energy sources that emit less carbon.

by | June 01, 2017 | 12:16

President Donald Trump said he would announce on Thursday his decision whether to keep the United States in a global pact to fight climate change, as a source close to the matter said he was preparing to pull out of the Paris accord. After he returned to Washington , Trump lashed out at Merkel over other matters, including North Atlantic Treaty Organisation funding and Germany's trade deficit.

by | June 01, 2017 | 12:09

Police say they found a handgun, a rifle and about 90 rounds of ammunition, after they received a tip. They saw one gun in his auto and another in the glove box on Wednesday and took Moles into custody, seizing a Glock 23, a Bushmaster Carbon-15, 30 rounds of 7.62 ammunition and 60 rounds of.223 ammunition, according to the incident report shared by WJLA .

by | June 01, 2017 | 12:24

MUMBAI -Contrary to the popular belief being blown out of proportion in India, a former chief justice of India has stated that the country has committed a mistake by going to International Court of Justice (ICJ) for Kulbhushan Jadhav case.

by | June 01, 2017 | 12:41

She talked about how the RNC built a giant data drove after the loss of the 2012 presidential election. But this tweet and others, she said could be a distraction . "Why did you do those?" he asked. Kara Swisher replied, "Because they pay us", to which Clinton said, "They paid me". However, Steyn mocked Clinton for claiming that "whatever happens, the Russians are behind it" and suggested that she was overlooking the flaws in her own campaign.

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:33

Trump himself kept everyone in suspense, saying he was still listening to "a lot of people both ways". Meanwhile, influential Republican Senator Ted Cruz yesterday urged the US President to withdraw from the Paris agreement on climate change .

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:28

Trump also railed against Germany while overseas, denouncing on Friday the country's trade surplus with the USA and promising to end it. Trump has frequently dismissed his campaign's connection with Moscow as an excuse made up by Democrats to explain his stunning upset win for the White House over Democrat Hillary Clinton, a former US secretary of state.

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:26

Last night on the BBC One channel in the United Kingdom they held a live debate with all of the main political parties taking place, however whilst every political party fielded their leader on that debate, the Conservative leader that being Theresa May was not the one in attendance, instead it was left to the Home Secretary Amber Rudd to take the flack who was just recovering from the death of her father! Labour's central estimate is 257, up from 229.

by | June 01, 2017 | 13:04

South Korean President Moon Jae In has ordered a probe into the introduction of four Thaad anti-missile launchers in addition to two deployed by the U.S. The presidential Blue House said on Wednesday the Defence Ministry had intentionally omitted details about the THAAD battery in a report made to Chung last week when the government was preparing for the summit.

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:27

Canada is ready to work with the United States and Mexico to bring the 23-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement up to 21 century standards, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Thursday. "We will continue to consult closely with the provinces and territories, industry, unions, civil society, think tanks, academics, indigenous peoples, women, youth and the general public".

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:56

But Trump's victory complicated Chaffetz' life. That may mean Chaffetz's last major role in Congress is looking into whether President Donald Trump tried to interfere in an FBI investigation. Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) will step down from Congress later this year, Politico reported Thursday . "You would like the president to beat them over the head over that", he said Sunday on This Week.

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:33

Carter ultimately made a decision to pull the bill because he says he was short of the necessary two-thirds majority. Rep. Jim Morris, a Republican from Oil City who voted against both proposals Tuesday, said he didn't consider those measures "tax reform".

by | June 01, 2017 | 13:04

Goldman Sachs has come under attack from critics of the Venezuelan Government after its asset management arm purchased $2.8bn in bonds issued by PDVSA, Venezuela's state-owned oil company. "As unpalatable as holding Venezuela risk may seem, this is precisely the type of time that long-term investors typically want to accumulate exposure", Mike Conelius, portfolio manager for the T.

by | June 01, 2017 | 12:30

Having invested so much effort in recruiting Guardiola - they first approached him in 2012 before finally landing their man past year - it is unthinkable City would wield the axe so soon. "If what happens next season is not going well, I'll have one more year of my contract". I am out. Sure. "But it's the same with football everywhere, when Chelsea won it's because they played better, more consistent".

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:28

Mr Trump offered few indications of whether he planned to shift United States policy to better-fight terrorism. He highlighted that "in sheer numbers, the deadliest toll" of terrorist attacks "has been exacted on Arab, Muslim and Middle Eastern nations".

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:55

Trump refused to endorse the landmark climate change accord at a summit of the G7 group of wealthy nations on Saturday, saying he needed more time to decide, and promised an announcement this week. "President Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Climate Accord is a stunning abdication of American leadership and a grave threat to our planet's future", Pelosi wrote.

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:41

And 25 major multi-national companies will run a full-page ad in major USA newspapers Thursday: an open letter to Trump, telling him US competitiveness and job creation depends on staying in the accord. Some northern European countries are criticizing the US for its expected withdrawal from the Paris climate accords . "We saw this community disrupted so tremendously by something that was directly affected by climate change".

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:32

He is also purportedly under scrutiny in the FBI's ongoing investigation of potential collusion between Russian Federation and Trump's 2016 campaign. "Mike will assist with the transition and be a strong advocate for the president and the president's policies moving forward", he said .

by | June 01, 2017 | 12:22

Merkel appeared to rebuke Mr. Trump in remarks on Sunday in which she urged the European Union to stick together in the face of weakening US support. In a separate report , the Reuters news agency quoted Martin Schulz , who leads Germany's centre-left Social Democrats (SPD), as saying that Trump was " the destroyer of all Western values ", adding that the USA president was undermining the peaceful cooperation of nations based on mutual respect and tolerance.

by | June 01, 2017 | 12:15

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), among other GOP leaders, has said in no uncertain terms that the legislative filibuster isn't going away, the president's pleas notwithstanding. Both senators are active players in the health care debate. Mr. Trump's reference to "tax cuts" stands in contrast to his own budget, released last week.

by | June 01, 2017 | 12:11

The Prime Minister has appointed a stand-in to take part in the latest seven-way TV debate on the BBC. "I invite her to go to Cambridge and debate her policies, debate their record , debate their plans, debate their proposals and let the public make up their mind".

by | June 01, 2017 | 10:43

The House convened as a committee of the whole composed of all its members and named Majority Leader Rodolfo Farinas as chairman for the briefing. Also under section 18, the Supreme Court may review a case brought by any citizen contesting the factual basis for martial law, and must hand down its decision within 30 days.

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:35

The officials cautioned the plans could change until Trump makes his decision public. An overwhelming majority of scientists say humans' use of fossil fuels for energy is driving climate change.Quitting the Paris accord may not resonate with members of Trump's Republican Party as much as his administration expects.

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:02

It is 3.55 kilometers or 2.21 miles longer than the Bandra Worli Sea Link in Mumbai, making it the longest bridge in India above water. The bridge has been built over river Lohit, which is a tributary of the Brahmaputra. The government is now working to give a thrust to waterways in the region, so that it can play a huge role in connecting India to South East Asia and become a hub of economic activity.

by | June 01, 2017 | 10:28

Friends of the Earth said it would make America the world's "foremost climate villain". The Accord was an agreement among members of the United Nations to curb carbon emissions in an effort to combat climate change. But Dr Kemp said that's what other countries said when the United States could not ratify the Kyoto Protocol (the previous major emissions reduction agreement).

by | June 01, 2017 | 10:43

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn poses for a photo during a General Election campaign visit to the Rivermead Leisure Centre in Reading, England , Wednesday May 31, 2017 . 'Come on prime minister, come and have a chat, come and have a debate, ' he said. Since World War II only Tony Blair has pulled off such a feat, on his way to a 1997 Labour landslide.

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:30

Iraqi officials say a vehicle bomb exploded outside a popular ice cream shop in Baghdad , killing 10 people and wounding 22. The girl's cousin, Layla Al-Saabary, said the family had only been in Baghdad for a few days when the tragedy occurred and Zynab had been "scared of the bombs".

by | June 01, 2017 | 10:23

British officials, including May, expressed frustration with the U.S. government after several American news organizations published unauthorized details of the investigation. British police are rushing to uncover the network thought to have helped Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi in the attack on the Ariana Grande concert .

by | June 01, 2017 | 10:26

The gun was later determined to be a simulated firearm that could not have been fired. In a recording of a 911 call released Wednesday by Orlando police, Michael Pettigrew's friend tells a police dispatcher that the 26-year-old former Marine had texted him that he was headed to the airport.

by | June 01, 2017 | 10:59

The pound was volatile after polls and survey's showed the general election on June 8 might be closer than expected. The divergence may suggest that much of China's recent economic strength remains strongly dependent on heavy industry and continued government stimulus, with other sectors facing more challenging business conditions.

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:50

Authorities deployed soldiers to defend governmental buildings after evacuating the ministry . Temer took over from Dilma Rousseff a year ago after she was impeached over corruption allegations, but, as of last Thursday , is himself now being investigated for alleged corruption.

by | June 01, 2017 | 10:03

The FTSE 100 index UKX, +0.26% added 0.2% to 7,542.94, partly recovering from its 0.3% loss on Tuesday. The dollar fell 0.3 percent against a basket of currencies .DXY following weaker-than-forecast data on USA pending home sales. However, just a few hours later a separate poll published by research firm Panelbase showed the Conservative party held a 15 percentage point lead.