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by | June 02, 2017 | 11:33

Metropolitan Manila police chief Oscar Albayalde said none of the bodies had gunshot wounds. ISIS reportedly claimed responsibility for the attack quickly, but the terrorist group hasn't offered any proof. Gunfire erupted at the sprawling Resorts World Manila overnight Thursday when a masked man began firing on the second floor of the hotel resort - leading to dozens of injuries and a stampede by guests looking for shelter.

by | June 02, 2017 | 10:54

The agreement lays out a $5/year increase to the carbon tax beginning in April 2018. We'll have another election sooner rather than later, and more people will pay attention. It's vitally important that British Columbians see the specific details of the agreement announced today by the B.C. NDP and Green Party leaders, which could have far-reaching consequences for our province's future.

by | June 02, 2017 | 11:43

Others said this is a risky slope for our country, and our climate. Withdrawing from the agreement would help the USA avoid future legal liabilities, he added. Regardless of Trump's promise, environmental groups still were stunned with the decision and the president's rationale for removing the USA from the agreement.

by | June 02, 2017 | 11:44

He announced that he, along with California Gov. President Emmanuel Macron said he respected Trump's decision, but characterized it as a "mistake". As incoming COP President, I reaffirm that I will do everything possible to continue to forge a grand coalition that will accelerate the momentum that has continued since the Paris Agreement, embracing governments, civil society, the private sector and millions of ordinary men and women around the world.

by | June 02, 2017 | 10:17

Former President Barack Obama issued a statement saying he believes the USA should be at the "front of the pack", leading the remaining nations that will "reap the benefits". In truth, the Europeans were diplomatic and professional during Pres. Trump's visit, as were America's political leaders. In tweets , Richard Haas, the president of the Council on Foreign Relations, said the decision won't have much of an effect on economic growth , but will signal that the no longer willing ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 10:16

Jerry Brown savaged President Donald Trump's decision Thursday to vacate the Paris climate accord as "insane" and "deviant" as he joined with like-minded governors to form alliance to uphold the agreement and pursue immediate action on climate change .

by | June 02, 2017 | 10:33

He said investigators would check whether the sprinklers in the hotel worked. Police cordoned off the area near the Ninoy Aquino International Airport shortly after the attack began, according to the AP. He had stuffed chips totaling 113 million pesos ($2.3 million) in a backpack, but this had been recovered by police, he added. The suspect was English-speaking but had no identification cards.

by | June 02, 2017 | 11:23

On Tuesday, Chaffetz demanded that the FBI turn over all documents in its possession concerning communications between President Donald Trump and recently fired FBI Director James Comey . Utah lawmakers say they want Herbert to call them into a special legislative session to settle details of the election, including a timeline. Chaffetz is the second House Republican who is stepping away from a Trump investigation.

by | June 02, 2017 | 10:44

But addressing the leaders of 55 Muslim-majority countries, Trump said the meeting marked a "new chapter" that would bring lasting benefits for citizens of the United States and those of the countries being represented at the meeting. Trump's "America first" philosophy helped him win the 2016 election and has rattled allies who depend on U.S. support for their defence. The White House chief and the Wahhabi monarch spoke a day after they signed $ 350 billion in trade deals, including the ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 09:47

The first bomb hit the target accurately, but the second bomb fell on the troops. Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said 500 extremists fought in the city and that they had a "big plan" to occupy it. Jose Calida, the top Philippine prosecutor, said last week that the violence on the large southern island of Mindanao "is no longer a rebellion of Filipino citizens".

by | June 02, 2017 | 10:03

All sides agreed not to use threats or force to assert claims. Filipino and Chinese officials also held consultations on their maritime dispute over the West Philippine Sea for the first time , and vowed to honor global law. However, Duterte revealed that Chinese President Xi Jinping had warned the Philippines of war if it continued to insist on enforcing the global arbitration decision granting the Philippines' claims over the disputed West Philippine Sea.

by | June 02, 2017 | 10:56

And it never leaked until today. The White House has not named a successor for Mr Dubke. He hadn't worked on the campaign. Vice President Mike Pence is the best option to communicate Trump's thoughts and actions, according to the poll.

by | June 02, 2017 | 10:32

It all reaches a climax with three Tests against the world champions, and Wales wing North, who starred for the triumphant Lions in Australia four years ago, is likely to be a key figure. If you've given the players the opportunity you can say hand on heart that we are selecting on what we have seen. "I asked him as Forwards Coach to speak to the team around three games in".

by | June 02, 2017 | 10:13

Modi said India has emerged as the fastest growing major economy the last three years with GDP growth rate of over 7 and is a "bright spot" in the global economy. Trump said he will give his verdict on the Paris accord later this week and has warned Washington may pull out of a pact that European leaders see as the last best hope to slow global warming.

by | June 02, 2017 | 10:29

A man who fired shots inside a casino in the Philippine capital apparently killed himself on Friday, the national police chief said, after initially claiming police shot the assailant dead. As news of the attack had spread, President Donald Trump offered the thoughts and prayers of the American people to the Philippines. The Metropolitan Manila police chief says thick smoke trapped people in the gambling area where a gunman set fires, causing the 36 deaths tallied in the attack.

by | June 02, 2017 | 10:24

Syria's state news agency Sana also said 35 civilians, majority women and children, were killed in the airstrikes , also blaming the coalition. "The same civilians who are suffering indiscriminate shelling and summary executions by Isis are also falling victim to the escalating air strikes".

by | June 02, 2017 | 10:59

On top of Trump's questioning of major trade agreements , and coming so shortly after his refusal to wholeheartedly commit to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation defense agreements, the climate decision makes the United States an outlier. Trump's Washington ). Climate change is real. Under former President Barack Obama , the USA had agreed to reduce emissions to 26 per cent to 28 per cent of 2005 levels by 2025 - about 1.6 billion tons.

by | June 02, 2017 | 10:44

Indonesia has long struggled with Islamic militancy and has suffered a series of attacks in the past 15 years, including the 2002 Bali bombings that killed 202 people, mostly foreign tourists. On Wednesday night, heavily armed police cordoned off the area around the bus station with tape to hold back hundreds of onlookers while bomb disposal officers with protective suits examined the area.

by | June 02, 2017 | 11:03

The Maute group has proven to be a fierce enemy, clinging on to the heart of Marawi City through days of air strikes the military has said are " surgical " and on known rebel targets. Lorenzana said that 25 other militants who died in the fighting had been identified as Filipinos. MANILA-With overwhelming "ayes", The House of Representatives on Wednesday adopted a resolution expressing its "full support" to President Rodrigo Duterte in his declaration of martial law in Mindanao.

by | June 02, 2017 | 09:46

The president announced the decision to pull out of the agreement , which the United States initially committed to under the Obama administration, at the White House Rose Garden Thursday afternoon. The agreement that was championed by former President Barack Obama went into effect on November 4 after enough countries had agreed to take steps to cut their carbon emissions as a way to slow the pace of global warming .

by | June 02, 2017 | 09:26

Trump made the official announcement at 3pm (1900 GMT) in the White House Rose Garden. Trump is expected to announce that the U. President Trump is expected to announce this afternoon whether the USA will be withdrawing from the Paris accord - the historic global agreement , reached in 2015, to set targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and limiting the rise in average global temperatures.

by | June 02, 2017 | 11:12

If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. Kelly recently extended Haiti's temporary status, granted after a January 2010 natural disaster, only through January 2018. "They should start thinking now about what will happen in the not too distant future". Kelly told The Associated Press on Thursday that his predecessors automatically extended the protected status for some immigrant groups without thoroughly reviewing conditions in their countries.

by | June 02, 2017 | 09:16

Nobody has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, which came in the first week of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. CNN Security Analyst Rick Francona said it was "not surprising" that the network was being blamed, having previously demonstrated its ability to carry out attacks of similar scale.

by | June 02, 2017 | 10:15

ISIS ROLE "It's too early to tell but as far as we are concerned there was no indication the IS-affiliated militants were behind the shooting", Police said. The gunman stole gambling chips, shot TV screens and set gambling tables ablaze by pouring gasoline on them, dela Rosa said. But Dela Rosa says the assailant did not fire at people he met.

by | June 02, 2017 | 09:22

We must not get distracted by attempts by climate deniers in the White House and the EPA, backed by fossil fuel interests, to weaken the intent of the Paris agreement and the global response to climate change. "If we can't, that's fine", he said. That's what Trump says in a tweet , and he adds: "MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!" According to the Associated Press's findings, calculations show that up to 3 billion tonnes of extra carbon dioxide could be in the air within a year - enough to melt ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 09:06

Under terms of the plea, Mathers will be on probation for three years and must not take photos of people or post them online without their permission. More than 50 women across the country have come forward with allegations against Cosby, but this is the only criminal case against him. Bill Cosby pauses in the courtyard of the Allegheny County Courthouse as one of his attorneys makes a statement to the media, as they arrive for the third day of jury selection in his sexual assault case, ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 10:42

American artists Miley Cyrus , Pharrell Williams and Usher will also perform at the June 4 concert, along with Britain's Coldplay , One Direction singer Niall Horan and the Manchester-based band Take That . "We welcome the efforts of site operators to clamp down on resales and we would urge people to think twice about buying any tickets through social media or from touts outside the event on the night".

by | June 02, 2017 | 09:46

Phahlane had denied interfering with investigations against him undertaken by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid). It made no mention of a suspension or the allegations against Phahlane. On August 16, 2012, police shot dead 34 strikers while trying to disperse and disarm them. In announcing Mothiba's appointment, the Presidency said only that Phahlane's contract as interim commissioner had ended.

by | June 02, 2017 | 10:35

A statement said: "Maintaining embassies outside the capital drives peace further away by helping keep alive the Palestinian fantasy that the Jewish people and the Jewish state have no connection to Jerusalem". But press secretary Sean Spicer says Trump still intends to move the embassy from Tel Aviv. No Israeli government, including Netanyahu's, has wished to create conflict with the insisting on the embassy move, says leading Israeli columnist Nahum Barnea.

by | June 02, 2017 | 09:50

The Commerce secretary, who accompanied Trump to the oil-rich kingdom over the weekend, said he found it " fascinating " that he did not see "a single hint of a protester anywhere there during the whole time we were there". What Ross didn't mention is the fact that protesting is not only frowned upon by the government in Saudi Arabia, but people who have protested in the country have been jailed and sentenced to death by beheading .

by | June 02, 2017 | 09:00

Another customer, Karl, said: "Over the moon to be attending One Love Manchester on Sunday and not forgetting that we are supporting those affected". "ITV and Britain's Got Talent have no desire to distract from this important cause, so we have taken the decision to move the Britain's Got Talent Final from Sunday night".

by | June 02, 2017 | 09:53

Mr. Abhitendra did not know who the Bihar governor was, and named Hamid Karzai as the vice-president of India. When asked to name a few "gharanas" of music, he said, "I had read about them during my music studies..." " Sur woh hota hai jise gana gaate samay jor se khicha jata hai...aur taal jo sur me milake gaya jaata hai " ( Sur is what we drag forcefully while singing and taal is what we mix in sur to sing a song), explained Mr.

by | June 02, 2017 | 08:59

It isn't always necessary for a president to have a strong command on the finer details of policies; they can set the overarching goal and others can deal with the specifics. Washington officials have said that, beyond the role of White House Communications Director, "other staff changes might be expected in the coming weeks".

by | June 02, 2017 | 09:43

Ronald Dela Rosa said the incident involved a lone gunman who may have been trying to rob gamblers at the resort in Manila , according to the Associated Press . Founded in 1846, AP has covered all the major news events of the past 165 years, providing high-quality, informed reporting of everything from wars and elections to championship games and royal weddings.

by | June 02, 2017 | 09:02

Authorities later expressed doubt that it was terrorism-related. Dozens of people were injured after gunfire erupted at a mall, casino and hotel complex near Manila's worldwide airport in the Philippine capital early Friday morning, but officials stressed there was no concrete evidence yet the attack was terrorism.