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by | June 02, 2017 | 15:36

Business leaders are dismayed that Trump's decision to pull out of the deal, which has been signed by 147 countries including all the major industrialised nations, will diminish America's position in the world and reduce innovation, says Sky News .

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:45

Part of a series marking the 100-year anniversary of the birth of President John F. Kennedy in Brookline. The President, speaking to newsmen in his White House office, November 2, 1961 in Washington, said he will order such tests only if they become necessary for security reasons.

by | June 02, 2017 | 15:31

Downing Street said: "President Trump called the prime minister this evening to discuss his decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement ". The White House said it would stick to United Nations rules for withdrawing from the pact. The U.S. has to wait three years before it can withdraw then wait another year for that to take effect.

by | June 02, 2017 | 15:37

Variety reports that United Kingdom network ITV has rescheduled the season finale of BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT to make way for TV coverage of Ariana Grande's "One Love Manchester " benefit concert set for this Sunday, June 4th. Miss Cook said: "I am feeling slightly better now following the first concert". He later apologised for the error, while Liam Gallagher responded to the reunion rumour on BBC Radio One: "No, it (reunion) ain't (happening)".

by | June 02, 2017 | 16:09

Another brother, 23-year-old ismail , was arrested soon after the attack and is among the eight men now in custody in Manchester . I'll be returning to the incredibly fearless city of Manchester to spend time with my fans and have a benefit concert in honour of and to raise money for the victims and their families.

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:59

Tory attempts to skewer Labour's campaign have involved claiming the Government will be a "coalition of chaos" of Theresa May fails to obtain a majority. But Labour remains behind the Tories in all polls, making in very unlikely his party could secure a majority. I haven't seen an election yet, and I've fought six of them as leader plus two referenda, where it hasn't been the media's job to start creating expectation about the result by saying that the polls have narrowed.

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:44

To circumvent the 1995 law requiring the embassy to relocate to Jerusalem, each US president since Bill Clinton has signed a waiver every six months to keep the embassy in Tel Aviv. The White House said Trump made the decision to "maximize" the chances of negotiating a peace deal between Israelis and Palestinians, a decades-old diplomatic stalemate that Trump wants to help resolve.

by | June 02, 2017 | 15:06

Actually, iyang Maute brothers went to Libya. Meanwhile, fighting continues in Marawi City, with 90% of locals evacuated and a freaky partnership between the Moro National Liberation Front and military to fight off what remains of the insurgency.

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:38

People in some areas are struggling to strike a deal with councils over deferring payment for their care until their death, according to research. In a sign of social care taking centre stage in the election battle, both Tories and Labour have bought ads on Google which pop up when users of the search engine type in " dementia tax ".

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:42

PA spokesperson Nabil Abu-Rudeineh said that the decision was a "positive and important step that will advance the cause of peace and the construction of bridges of understanding". Many had queued from before dawn at the Israeli checkpoints that control access to annexed east Jerusalem from the rest of the occupied West Bank. "The time has come to put an end to this farce", Steinitz told Army Radio.

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:34

Nevertheless, GOP lawmakers have remained deeply divided on healthcare and tax reform. Trump, who suggested Tuesday that Democrats would have used the procedure if they held the majority, appeared to concede that Republicans can forgo bipartisanship when pushing forward the large-scale legislative priorities.

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:30

Greater Manchester Police said a 100 metre cordon was in place after the vehicle was found in Devell Court in Rusholme. Detective Chief Superintendent Russ Jackson said: 'This is potentially a significant development in the investigation'.

by | June 02, 2017 | 15:46

The government of the Philippines has seen the situation with the jihadist insurgency on the island of Mindanao exacerbate as an airstrike against the militants has killed 11 government soldiers. "There must be some mistake there, either the men directing from the ground or the pilot", he said. Sometimes the fog of war . Adiong said they are appealing to the military to "resort to other mechanisms".

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:44

He accused the Wall Street institution of extending a "financial lifeline" to Maduro and making a "quick buck" from the suffering of the Venezuelan people. A group of almost 30 protesters gathered outside Goldman Sachs' New York headquarters on Tuesday. Goldman Sachs said it bought the debt on the secondary market and did not deal directly with the government.

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:12

Although, the Philippines police chief Ronald dela Rosa said they did not believe it was a terror attack and said Islamic State may have claimed it to add to their propaganda. He had stuffed chips totaling 113 million pesos ($2.3 million) in a backpack, but this had been recovered by police, he added. Eyewitnesses told police they saw at least one masked man dressed in black firing a gun on the resort's second floor, ABS-CBN News reported .

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:45

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and top officials from the European Union are on Friday set to reaffirm their commitment to a landmark climate change agreement, a day after President Donald Trump said he was pulling the United States out of the Paris accord .

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:04

Back from overseas and confronting an unforgiving political environment, President Donald Trump appears increasingly isolated inside the White House, according to advisers, venting frustration over the performance of his staff and openly talking about shaking it up.

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:33

Corbyn's left-wing message appeared to be resonating among some of the residents of Basildon, a middle-class town near London that voted 68.6 percent in favour of Brexit in last year's referendum. She then turned to Mr Corbyn and said: "That's the conversations we've had, isn't it?" Like the shadow Brexit secretary, Keir Starmer, before him , the Labour leader promised a more consensual approach, though gave few clues about what compromises he would be prepared to offer the EU.

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:35

The Democratic nominee in last year's bitterly fought White House race addressed a technology conference in California, speaking at length about what she termed a Moscow-led campaign of "disinformation" against her that influenced the vote.

by | June 02, 2017 | 15:20

Manchester-born Salman Abedi, a 22-year-old of Libyan origin, was named as the bomber. All net ticket proceeds of the show will go directly to the We Love Manchester Emergency fund, set up by Manchester City Council in partnership with the British Red Cross to support grieving families and victims of the attack.

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:50

Some of those people helping the Russians, she said, had access to "polling and data information". On Wednesday night, his 2016 election rival and defeated candidate Hillary Clinton also joined in the joking and tweeted: "People in covfefe houses shouldn't throw covfefe".

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:51

Teresito Suganob, who was abducted by gunmen last week with some parishioners, appealing for the group's safety. The Catholic bishops of Mindanao, where Marawi City is located, have said that Duterte's martial law declaration for the southern Philippines must be temporary.

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:59

Comey confirms that the FBI is investigating alleged ties between Trump's election campaign team and the Russian government. Though not included in the committee's announcement, subpoenas were also approved seeking information on any requests by former National Security Advisor Susan Rice, former CIA Director John Brennan, and former UN Ambassador Samantha Power to unmask names of Trump associates in intelligence reports .

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:04

Trump says during a White House Rose Garden announcement that the US will exit the landmark climate agreement aimed at reducing carbon emissions to slow climate change. "It was bold American ambition that encouraged dozens of other nations to set their sights higher as well." "NY is committed to meeting the standards set forth in the Paris Accord regardless of Washington's irresponsible actions".

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:44

Trump hopes to jump-start direct talks between Israelis and Palestinians over the next several months, leaning on regional Arab support. Palestinian and other Arab leaders are praising Trump's decision. More than half of Jordan's citizens are of Palestinian descent. Government spokesman Mohammed Momani said Jordan welcomed Trump's decision and believed it sent an important message.

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:53

Mr Farron has been dogged by questions on the subject after saying in a Channel 4 interview two years ago: "We are all sinners". The Liberal Democrat leader was repeatedly asked about his attitudes towards homosexuality during LBC's Leaders Live with Nick Ferrari.

by | June 02, 2017 | 15:05

The governors of Washington, California, and NY say they're committed to reducing greenhouse gas levels 26 to 28 percent below 2005 levels and complying with Obama's Clean Power Plan. It's unclear when discussions between the three governors began, but they announced their new pact within an hour of Trump's announcement. "I am a strong believer that our industry needs to have a voice with governments around the world", said Fink, whose company is the world's largest asset manager, with ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:58

A man carrying a rifle burst into the Resorts World building near Manila's worldwide airport and shot at TV screens, set tables on fire with petrol and stuffed a bag with gambling chips. Gunshots and explosions rang out early Friday at a mall, casino and hotel complex near Manila's global airport in the Philippine capital , sparking a security alarm amid an ongoing Muslim militant siege in the country's south.

by | June 02, 2017 | 15:01

People ran screaming out of Resorts World Manila , which is across a road from one of the main terminals of the Philippines' global airport, after the man fired what police chief Ronald dela Rosa said was an M4 assault rifle. He said the man's vehicle in the complex auto park was being examined. He had stuffed chips totalling 113 million pesos ($2 million) in a backpack, but it was later recovered by police.

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:14

Earlier Thursday, Russia said it supported the Paris deal. The 197-member climate agreement requires every country to establish ambitious targets to reduce greenhouse gasses . "He cites entirely all the most, perhaps, extreme cost analyses of what this will cost us, but none of the costs of what climate change will cost us, and none of the benefits of what many people say a new green economy will bring to us, as well".

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:27

A gunman stormed a casino in the Philippine capital and torched gambling tables in the crowded space, creating a choking level of smoke that killed at least 36 people, authorities said. Reilly confirmed shots were fired, but did not give details on how many gunmen might be inside. We will update as the situation develops. "We are searching the area as much as we can to make sure the building is clear".

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:26

In response to a Calling Attention Notice, he said that the 34-member countries alliance was announced in December 2015 but later it was redefined as the Islamic Military Coalition as clarified by the Saudi minister for foreign affairs. When Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani questioned with regards to Saudi king's statement about Iran, the adviser said that Iran has been mentioned in the resolution, but it does not mean that all the countries were joining for an action against Iran.

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:42

The priest was taken hostage by the Islamist Maute group in the Muslim-dominated Marawi city, where troops have been mounting an offensive against militants. Tens of thousands of people have fled Marawi since Tuesday, when militants went on the rampage seizing a school, a hospital, and a cathedral. While visiting Sulu province to honour wounded soldiers fighting the Abu Sayyaf, another militant group, Duterte announced that he would offer same military benefits to revolutionary fighters ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:33

As Trump broke with the Paris pact, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo rolled out a plan on Thursday to invest $1.5 billion in renewable energy and energy efficiency. "We need to be a leader nationally not just in mitigation, but on doing climate change policy that is socially just", he said. In announcing that he was withdrawing the United States from the Paris climate accord , he turned the nation's clock back, striking a blow for head-in-the-sand ignorance and severing ties to the one ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:09

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Thursday confirmed that eight foreign fighters were among the Islamist militants killed by security forces in Marawi City . President Rodrigo R. Duterte last week declared martial law in Mindanao following deadly battles in Marawi since May 23. Precision-guided bombs were used earlier in airstrikes in Marawi's urban areas, but the military ran out of the high-tech munitions and used conventional ones in Wednesday's bombing run, he said.