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by | June 02, 2017 | 06:26

North Korea fired a missile from the North Korean city of Wonsan on Monday's morning at 5:40 a.m. local time (21:10 GMT on Sunday), which later fell into Japan's exclusive economic zone in the Sea of Japan. Marine Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart, director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, reportedly said that "left unchecked", Kim will eventually succeed. Moscow urged the worldwide community to be cautious in taking further action after North Korea's missile launches.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:15

He helped Carter contend with several worldwide issues including the Iranian revolution that overthrew the Shah, the taking of 52 Americans as hostages in Tehran and a failed rescue mission, and the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. When Communists took power in Poland six years later, he retired and moved his family to a farm in the Canadian countryside. During the Iranian hostage crisis, which began in 1979, Brzezinski became convinced that negotiations to free American diplomats kidnapped ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:16

In this combination of file photos, entertainer Bill Cosby pauses during an interview in Washington on November 6, 2014, and Andrea Constand poses for a photo i. He said Cosby was "looking forward" to getting the process started. Cosby says the contact was consensual. When prosecutors announced their decision to keep the black candidate off the jury, Cosby defense attorney Brian McMonagle frowned in an animated fashion and shook his head, staring out to the audience of reporters gathered ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:20

A British filmmaker tweeted photos that showed smoke around buildings that are part of the complex. He said the gunman, who is still at large, would have shot all the people gambling if terror had been the motive. The airport is about a mile away from the resort. "We are still investigating the situation", Reilly said in a statement . "We are searching the area as much as we can to make sure the building is clear".

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:55

Donald Trump seemed poised to go on another Twitter rant, but it ended in " covfefe ". Even though his White House has been warned that tweets could be used as evidence against him, Trump has made clear in the days after returning from a largely Twitter-free overseas trip that he fully intends to stick to his favorite means of communication.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:07

Nick Dearden, director of Global Justice Now, said: "Amidst the series of ill-informed and autocratic policies that Trump has enacted since coming to power, his decision to pull out of the Paris accord stands out as the one that will have the most long-term and disastrous consequences for the world".

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:45

The Marchetti S-211 jet, which was on a bombing run over militant positions in Marawi on Wednesday, hit a location where its army troops were locked in a close-range combat with the extremists, military spokesman Brig. The jihadists interrupted the police operation and then began attacking authorities and positioning themselves to turn Marawi into an Islamic city, raising the ISIS flags over mosques and killing anyone identified as Christian.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:06

Just days after Germany and other major developed nations reaffirmed their commitment to global climate action, the Trump administration today is announcing that the United States will withdraw from the Paris climate agreement . CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2017 CBS Broadcasting Inc. The EIU's Lead Analyst, Energy Peter Kiernan said on the US' potential departure of the Paris Agreement: The departure is a symbolic setback given that the USA is the world's second-largest ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:44

The CEO of Tesla ( TSLA ), who sits on two White House advisory councils, commented on Twitter ( TWTR ) that he's done all he can to convince Trump of the benefits of alternative energy and "will have no choice but to depart councils" if the president chooses not to heed his advice .

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:21

Jeremy Joseph Christian , 35, appeared in court on Tuesday, shouting slogans and defending his act as "patriotism". Court documents based on Jeremy Christian's interview at the Multnomah County Jail show he was concerned about free speech.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:54

Although opinion polls have consistently shown the Conservatives on course to win, the YouGov mode, reported today by Reuters, showed they could lose 20 seats, wiping out the small majority they gained in 2015. And Birmingham Selly Oak, which has been seen as a possible Conservative gain, is in fact "safe Labour", says YouGov . Historically, younger people have always been less likely to vote.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:47

Russian Federation has been a long-term beneficiary of its good relations with India , added Putin. Russian Federation is also a huge country. As a signatory to the Paris Agreement on climate change, India is committed to ensuring that at least 40 percent of its electricity will be generated from non-fossil-fuel sources by 2030.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:53

The gruesome killings prompted an outpouring of sympathy and outrage from around the world. The Head of State noted that Kazakhstan is always ready to continue cooperation with Afghanistan in fight against modern threats for the sake of peace and security of the two countries.

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:40

Flynn , who was forced out of the administration after misleading Trump officials about the scope of meetings he had with Russia's USA ambassador, is being pressed for more information by congressional investigators. Cohen and Associates PC, the committee statement said. The House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday issued several subpoenas directed at the investigation into President Donald Trump's ties to Russian Federation in addition to the unmasking of Trump associates by former ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:50

Trump has delayed his final decision on the Paris Accord as he wants some more time to decide whether the United States should pull out of the 195-nation agreement . The CEO of SpaceX, Musk has said further delay in adopting policies to mitigate climate change would cause more "destruction than all the wars in history combined".

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:21

Frank Garmback , the 46-year-old officer who was driving the police patrol vehicle along with Loehmann, would be suspended for a period 20 days starting Wednesday. The city's police chief, Calvin Williams , shared the news during a press conference. "There's a 12-year-old kid dead". City officials announced Mr Loehmann's sacking and a 10-day suspension for his partner at the scene, Frank Garmback .

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:42

Even as the Russian connection now touches the Trump family and Kushner's meeting with ambassador Sergey Kislyak for the goal of establishing backchannel communications, the smoking gun is still just that, with nothing substantial about the content of the meeting.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:52

On Thursday , President Donald Trump , as expected , announced his plans to withdraw the us from the Paris Climate Agreement . President Trump announced Thursday that he will pull the USA out of the Paris climate deal, despite concerns from top CEOs and worldwide leaders .

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:00

The scope of Comey's testimony was not exactly clear, though Mueller was permitting him to speak publicly, an associate told the AP. The White House has denied those characterizations. Comey met with Robert S. Mueller III, whom the Justice Department appointed on May 17 to investigate any Russian ties to the Trump campaign, and Mueller said he had no problems with Comey's testifying, the associate said.

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:45

Another option, said University of California, Berkeley climate scientist Zeke Hausfather, would be for Trump to withdraw from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change , the treaty on which the Paris accord was based, which would take only a year.

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:59

President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord, a White House official told The Associated Press Wednesday. "Now it's up to the president of the United States to decide what position the United States is going to take on this matter but we retain our commitment to the Paris Agreement".

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:19

A spokesman for the General Staff of the KPA, responding to a question from a KCNA reporter, instead accused the South of firing into the North and said the ROK army had engaged in a "military provocation". Given Pyongyang's continued weapons testing, analysts say Kim's intentions are clear - he has no interest in diplomacy, even with South Korea's pro-engagement Moon, nor does he want to stop or reverse his nuclear weapons program.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:28

Senior politicians from seven parties - although not the prime minister - took part in the BBC election debate on Wednesday. Ms Rudd faced Tim Farron, the Lib Dem leader; Angus Robertson, the SNP leader in Westminster; Paul Nuttall, the Ukip leader; Leanne Wood of Plaid Cymru; and Caroline Lucas of the Green Party.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:27

With Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn , entering the fray at the 11th hour to take part in what turned out to be a seven-strong debate on the BBC on Wednesday (31 May), May's absence was a recurring motif for the other politicians and for Twitter users.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:35

Trump has not given any indication of which way he is leaning, saying he'd been "hearing from a lot of people, both ways". But state Rep. Ralph Watts, a Republican from Adel, supports Trump , saying the climate accord will kill jobs in the coal, oil and electric industries.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:53

During the meeting the Russians broached the idea of using a secure line between the Trump administration and Russia, not Kushner, a source familiar with the matter told Fox News . Spicer pivoted to talking about a statement provided by Kushner's attorney that he had already referenced in the briefing and mentioned the dossier prepared by a former British spy that contained unverified claims about Trump's ties to Russian Federation.

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:03

A White House official said Wednesday that Trump was planning to pull out of the Paris deal, although a final decision had not been made. A majority of Americans in every state support the USA remaining part of the 2015 treaty , according to the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication, including fossil-fuel-producing states that Trump won by wide margins last November.

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:56

Former U.S. President Barack Obama was barred from using an iPhone because of security concerns as recently as previous year and instead used his more secure government-issued Blackberry. "What we ended up with was a military-grade, encrypted phone that had the microphone ripped out", said Mr McLaughlin, who thinks the White House communications office has prevailed upon Mr Trump to use some kind of phone with enhanced security.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:17

Hillary Clinton: "I thought it was a hidden message to the Russians". Her hilarious tweet appears to be in response reply to Trump's earlier statement on Twitter , when he remarked that: 'Crooked Hillary Clinton now blames everybody but herself, refuses to say she was a bad candidate.

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:40

The plane safely returned to the airport, and by the time police arrived, the man was tied up. After the arrest , police learned that Marks apparently had a history of mental illness. The statement from Malaysia Airlines said the Airbus A330 was in the air for just 30 minutes of its eight-hour flight time before landing. Dramatic footage shows gun-wielding officers wearing the SOG's iconic black coveralls and bullet-proof vests storm the flight as terrified passengers watched on.

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:19

Vladimir Putin continues to deny that he ordered a campaign to interfere with the 2016 election, though he has now admitted that there might have been some Russian meddling after all. Regarding the Far East, Putin said Russia's military deployments on a group of Pacific islands also claimed by Japan are driven by Kremlin concerns over the USA military buildup in the region.

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:41

The border area is also home to refugee camps for Rohingyas who have fled persecution in their homeland in northwest Myanmar. Omar Farukh, a community leader in Kutapalong refugee camp, said conditions were dire: "Now we're in the open air".

by | June 02, 2017 | 03:07

Recall that PM May's intention to call for the snap election is to cement her mandate in negotiating the Brexit terms with the EU. But if she fails to beat the 12-seat majority her predecessor David Cameron won in 2015, her electoral gamble will have failed and her authority will be seriously undermined.

by | June 02, 2017 | 02:26

The "One Love Manchester" show will be held at the city's Old Trafford cricket ground just under two weeks after a bomber killed 22 people at a Grande concert in Manchester. They have seized nearly 300 digital devices, including phones, and have made more than 7,000 lines of enquiry since the attack. The new findings are the results of painstaking work , Jackson said, with more than 1,000 officers working on the case and helping to track Abedi through security camera footage, his phone ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:06

Mr Trump has not yet announced his decision but multiple reports say he has told aides he will withdraw the USA from the accords, following years of controversial statements on climate change including calling global warming a "hoax". German Chancellor Angela Merkel . Trump, however, argued the agreement had disadvantaged the U.S. Trump, who campaigned against the Paris agreement and has called climate change a hoax, said on Twitter Wednesday night that he would announce his ...