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by | June 02, 2017 | 07:32

Peskov said Russian Federation has yet to see what announcement Trump makes. Other European leaders issued more explicit appeals to the US government not to abandon worldwide measures against climate change . It was not immediately clear whether the president intends to make a quick, clean break with the treaty or to work out a full, formal withdrawal, which could take three years.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:49

In his speech , Trump complained that the Paris Accord required wealthy nations to help developing countries build renewable energy sources. Speaking from the White House Rose Garden on Thursday, Trump said he chose to withdraw from the Paris pact because it was unfair to US businesses and workers.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:42

Spicer's smug reply seems to suggest that the vast Internet populations are quite dumb as only "a small group of people know exactly what he meant ". "Despite the constant negative press covfefe ", read the USA leader's short tweet. "Last night for five blessed hours, Donald Trump made America truly great", Samantha Bee said on Wednesday's episode of TBS's "Full Frontal" right before playing clips from media discussing the president's tweet.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:06

This year the turnout was 70%. High turnout among Rouhani's urban base gave the moderate president a 57-to-38.5 percent victory over the hard-line, conservative judge favored by Iran's conservative security state and clergy, including (reportedly) the nation's supreme leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, who will have veto power over any reforms Rouhani might wish to implement.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:57

The White House on Thursday said President Donald Trump delayed moving the United States' Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . The American leader faced a Thursday deadline to renew the waiver or see the State Department lose half its funding for its overseas facilities.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:35

While travelling overseas last week, Trump was repeatedly pressed to stay in the deal by European leaders and the Vatican . Withdrawing would leave the United States aligned only with Russian Federation among the world's industrialized economies in rejecting action to combat climate change.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:52

In contrast to signs from a string of opinion polls that have suggested May's Conservatives will increase their majority, the new constituency-by-constituency modeling by YouGov showed it might lose 20 of the 330 seats it holds and the opposition Labour Party could gain almost 30 seats, The Times said.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:40

The Russian president praised Trump as "a straightforward person, a frank person". After the summit, Putin will host Modi at a private dinner without any aides. State Department in 2014. According to the president, the trade volume between the two countries previous year has increased to more than 7.7 billion USA dollars, a sign that confirms the strength of bilateral economic ties and its great potential.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:04

In his first briefing since President Trump returned from his nine-day global trip, White House press secretary Sean Spicer was looking to highlight the trip's successes. Federal investigators and several congressional committees are looking into any connections between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, including allegations that there may have been collaboration to help Trump and harm his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:58

Speaking at the Recode convention, Mrs Clinton insisted she and her campaign team had tried to flag up mischievous Russian activity, but each time they were "largely ignored". She specifically called out media coverage of her private email scandal , in which she used an unauthorized private email server to conduct communications during her time as secretary of state in the Obama administration.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:23

Around 1600 KST on Tuesday, the South Korean army responded with a warning broadcast and "warning shots" to what it later described as an "unidentified" flying object crossing the military demarcation line (MDL) into the South in Cheorwon, Gangwon Province.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:43

Separately, the panel approved subpoenas to the CIA, the National Security Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation seeking records showing which former Obama administration officials requested the "unmasking" of the names of Trump associates who were inadvertently picked up in top-secret communications intercepts, a congressional official said on condition of anonymity.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:43

Here are 4 takeaways from the debate. May has refused to do any live TV debates, and Corbyn had previously said he wouldn't take part without her. Addressing Ms Rudd directly, she said: "My question is this really, why is Britain the second biggest arms dealer in the world?" On the night, Corbyn counterintuitively did not spend much time haranguing May for her no-show.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:57

Having welcomed him and after thanking him for making his visit to Spain, Rajoy announced the signing of a document to serve as a guide to develop "relations at a political, security, economic, scientific and technology level". Modi will hold a round-table interaction with a select group of Spanish CEOs, who are keen to invest and expand their presence in India. Two-way trade totaled United States dollars 5.27 billion in 2016.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:40

If we can, great. If this language frustrates Trump enough, he could opt to withdraw from the more foundational United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which laid the groundwork for the Paris deal, and was signed by George H.W.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:44

The announcement of Comey's scheduled testimony comes a day after the House intelligence committee said it was issuing subpoenas for former national security adviser Michael Flynn and President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, as well as their businesses, as part of its investigation into Russian activities during last year's election.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:40

Here's a quick primer on what that means/Rachel Alexander, SR. Since he took office on January 20, Trump's take on the global climate has alarmed many scientists . "Russia attaches great significance to it". "We strongly disagree with President Trump's decision to abdicate America's leadership role, allowing other nations to lead on clean energy and job creation", the lawmakers, including Rep.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:45

While traveling overseas last week, Trump was repeatedly pressed to stay in the deal by European leaders and the pope. China emits the highest levels of carbon dioxide in the world, with the United States ranking second. And European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker declared Europe was ready to act as a global climate leader in the USA absence. "It looks like that attempt failed", Juncker said.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:49

A Turkish foreign ministry statement said United States ambassador John Bass was given a " written and verbal protest " over the treatment of two security officers that it said were " contrary to diplomatic rules and practices ". "People have the right in our country to peacefully demonstrate and they were peacefully demonstrating". A pair of senators who oversee the US foreign aid budget added to the pressure with a letter to Turkey's ambassador warning there could be fiscal ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:24

A Republican consultant who knows Dubke, and who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said Dubke was placed in an impossible situation working for a president who destroys the administration's message. The tweet immediately went viral and became one of the president's more popular posts before it was taken down after almost six hours online. He obviously meant constant negative press coverage but Twitter was abuzz with other explanations thoughout the night of Wednesday deciphering what it ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:44

US lumber companies claim Canadian companies have an unfair advantage with preferential access to Crown-owned lands that charge lower stumpage fees. The rates are likely to go up after June 9, when the US will decide whether to also impose anti-dumping duties on top of the countervailing ones.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:23

Allen said it's highly likely those sources were people inside the White House, very close to Trump or Kushner. Although questions have been raised about Kushner's contacts with the Russians, the FBI has said he is not at the moment under investigation, and he has volunteered to testify before the congressional committees looking into Russian interference in the 2016 elections.

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:51

Leading climate scientists say the emissions trap heat in the atmosphere and have caused a warming planet, sea level rise, droughts and more frequent violent storms. Advisers, including Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, daughter Ivanka Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, urged Trump to lessen USA pledges to Paris but remain a party to the deal.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:14

Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana broke the news about the tragedy earlier Thursday. Padilla said the day before that troops have cleared nearly 90 percent of Marawi , where the gunmen linked to the Islamic State extremist group have been fending off government troops since a botched raid to capture a veteran rebel leader triggered a militant rampage.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:17

The 35-year-old American suffered critical injuries when his bicycle collided with a auto on Italy's Rimini coastline last Wednesday. Riding for Repsol Honda, Hayden clinched the championship in dramatic style, taking advantage of a crash from Rossi, who had an eight-point lead heading into the final race on the final day of the season.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:35

As far as the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation is concerned, President Putin promised Modi of getting an active role in its membership. Addressing the June 1 meeting, Putin asserted that "no hackers can fundamentally influence outcome of an election in another country".

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:19

If Trump does withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement , it will be a temporary bump on the road to a sustainable future. A Washington D.C. -based environmental group has called a last-minute protest on Thursday to oppose President Donald Trump's expected withdrawal from the Paris climate deal.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:05

That request, if granted, would be an extraordinary step in the ongoing congressional investigation of the Trump campaign's communications with Russian Federation - and the FBI's inquiry of Kushner's talks with the Kremlin, which have gained greater significance in recent weeks.

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.