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by | June 02, 2017 | 18:30

In another tweet , he posted: "Whenever you see the words "sources say" in the fake news media, and they don't mention names it is very possible that those sources don't exist but are made up by fake news writers". For Kushner's role with the Trump , he reportedly said, "My job is to put him in a good place". "Back channels like this are the regular course of business and that's really all that we know".

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:49

CNN reported that, according to Southern Police District Director Superintendent Tomas Apolinario, it does not appear that the 36 victims were shot, but that they died due to smoke inhalation and "suffocation". The ministry said the South Korean victim suffered an apparent heart attack while resting after the evacuation early Friday. But dela Rosa said "We can not attribute this to terrorism without concrete evidence".

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:36

A man covers the blood stains of victims on the road leads to St. Samuel, the Confessor monastery in Maghagha, about 220 kilometers (140 miles) south of Cairo , Egypt, Saturday, May 27, 2017. "Egypt will not hesitate in striking terror camps anywhere, either inside (the country) or outside it", Sisi said . IS claimed all the bombings and threatened more attacks on the Copts, who make up about 10 percent of Egypt's population of 90 million.

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:06

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday rejected suggestions that elections anywhere could be manipulated by hackers, and denied that his government had ever done it or would do so. The Russian leader has rejected allegations that Moscow interfered with the American election using cyberattacks. He said they found no trace that the Russian hacking group known as APT28, blamed for other attacks including the one which hit the USA presidential campaign, was responsible.

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:29

I know many of you share my disappointment with the White House's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement . French President Emmanuel Macron blasted President Trump Thursday for pulling the us out of the Paris climate agreement and offered a "second homeland" to those who are disappointed by the decision.

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:11

The White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday also attempted to calm the waters, saying Merkel and Trump "get along very well". Relations between the United States and Germany veered further toward crisis today as President Donald Trump complained about the U.S.

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:34

Trump added to the intense speculation about the future of the agreement today, tweeting that his decision will be announced "over the next few days". "Anything that we do that works to curtail global warming is an economic plus". He meets Wednesday with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who supported remaining in the deal.

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:36

Responding to shouted questions from reporters in the Oval Office, Trump said he had been hearing from people on both sides of the issue, but he declined to indicate whether he had made up his mind. The official is involved in preparing the meeting between EU Council President Donald Tusk, Juncker and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, but can't speak on the record because their meeting statement wasn't finalized.

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:21

But he said France and Russian Federation, which backs Assad , should work together on Syria and he said he wanted France and Russian Federation to boost sharing of intelligence in working together to find a political solution to the conflict.

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:01

Officers evacuated an area of the city while they evaluated a white Nissan Micra and have asked people to avoid the area, the BBC reported. A woman stands next to flowers offered for the victims of a suicide attack at a concert by Ariana Grande that killed more than 20 people Monday night in central Manchester, Britain, Wednesday, May 24 2017.

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:46

Najib Danish, deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry, said at least 50 people were killed or wounded in the suicide vehicle bombing Wednesday. Pakistan and Afghanistan have often traded accusations that each side harbors militants who stage attacks in the other country.

by | June 02, 2017 | 16:58

Underlining that science behind climate change "is beyond doubt", Mr. Guterres said: "As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change put it: "Human influence on the climate system is clear". Some northern European countries are criticizing the US for its expected withdrawal from the Paris climate accords. "This agreement is less about the climate and more about other countries gaining a financial advantage over the United States", he said, claiming that other countries have laughed at the ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:22

The former chair of the California Republican Party and current board member applauded the president . Under the historic agreement , the USA would have been expected to contribute that amount to the operating budget of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change , the accord's coordinating agency.

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:01

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the decision in a statement after a U.S. appeals court upheld a lower court's ruling blocking Trump's executive order which bans travellers from six Muslim-majority countries. The Maryland case was brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and the National Immigration Law Center on behalf of organisations as well as people who live in the United States, and feared the executive order would prevent them from being reunited with family members ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:20

Supreme Court. The Court of Appeals "concluded that the president acted in bad faith with religious animus when, after consulting with three members of his cabinet, he placed a brief pause on entry from six countries that present heightened risks of terrorism", the filing read .

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:48

And so we can expect all actors, be they foreign governments, state governments or businesses, to already have adjusted their expectations about climate change policy compared to the previous administration. A dozen large companies including oil major BP, agrochemical giant DuPont, Google, Intel and Microsoft, had urged Trump to remain in the deal. Celebrities also took to social media to bash Trump for exiting the climate deal.

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:06

Trump - that is now on appeal before a different appeals court, the Ninth Circuit, until that case is ultimately resolved. The ban has been blocked by lower courts which have said that it is discriminatory. In March, Trump issued a narrower order, but federal courts that have examined it so far have blocked it as well. The appeals court's May 25 opinion also faulted the White House for rushing out the first version without consulting with the national security agencies.

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:12

Investigators were checking if the water sprinklers in the hotel worked. He later committed suicide by setting himself on fire inside a room at the Maxims Hotel, police said. Resorts Manila said on its Twitter account that it was "currently on lockdown following reports of gunfire from unidentified men" and "we ask for your prayers during these hard times".

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:16

Prime Minister Theresa May raised British concerns with Mr Trump at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels, telling him intelligence shared between their two countries had to remain secure, in a rare public show of dissatisfaction with Britain's closest security ally.

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:16

Earlier on Thursday, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk quit two of the president's business advisory councils after Trump announced his decision. It demonstrates the willing to back away from a coalition it assembled just 18 months ago.

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:32

And, as he's inclined to do, it was not enough to just say that America was withdrawing from the agreement for economic reasons. And in response to Trump's remark that he was "elected by voters of Pittsburgh, not Paris", the mayor of Pittsburgh responded pointedly : "As the Mayor of Pittsburgh, I can assure you that we will follow the guidelines of the Paris Agreement for our people, our economy & future".

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:29

BC NDP leader John Horgan stared into the Legislature and the 87 seats within alongside BC Green Party leader Andrew Weaver on Monday afternoon. "60 per cent of British Columbians voted for the NDP and the Greens so when they come together like this, we have a majority government", he said.

by | June 02, 2017 | 16:59

The 45-year-old Australian, a polarizing figure who has acknowledged the release of confidential and classified information from the United States and other countries, has been holed up at the Ecuadoran Embassy in London since 2012 after he skipped bail to avoid extradition to Sweden.

by | June 02, 2017 | 16:53

Supporters of the accord, including some leading USA business figures, called Trump's move a blow to worldwide efforts to curb the warming of the planet that threatens far-reaching consequences for this century and beyond. "It wasn't enough", he said. He added in the email that climate change was real and that everyone had a shared responsibility to fight it. "Industry must now lead and not depend on government", tweeted General Electric Co's Jeff Immelt.

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:43

Policemen walk past a still smoldering part of a hotel at the Resorts World Manila complex, early Friday, June 2, 2017, in Manila , Philippines . He fled with more than 2 million USA dollars (£1.5 million) in stolen casino chips, then forced his way into a room in an adjoining hotel and killed himself.

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:37

On Wednesday, the whole world literally understood and admitted why the language is actually amusing, courtesy US President Donald Trump . Trump didn't have to remove White House Communications Director Mike Dubke . No White House Press Office has an easy job, but the Trump administration's communications staff seems to have a particularly hard one. Dubke joined the White House communications team in February after campaign aide Jason Miller, Trump's original choice for ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 16:27

Cohen, who had refused an earlier request for information, saying it was "not capable of being answered", told The Associated Press on Wednesday, "If subpoenaed, I will work with my lawyers to cooperate with the various investigations". Israel considers the holy city to be its capital and insists the city must not be divided; Palestinians claim east Jerusalem as the capital for a future, independent state.

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:50

One thing Mr Trump did not do in the Rose Garden on Thursday (June 1) afternoon was question the underlying science behind climate change. The president of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, said: "It is a matter of trust and leadership".

by | June 02, 2017 | 16:33

A French official separately confirmed to AP that Trump also gave his number to French President Emmanuel Macron . Alternatively, secure lines are available for such conversations in the " White House Situation Room, the Oval Office, and the presidential limousine".

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:54

While Trump's explanation for exiting the accord was, in part, that it would hurt domestic manufacturing and cost U.S. jobs, CEOs' appeals to the president have been largely business-focused, saying rather that an exit threatens American competitiveness, raises the risk of negative trade implications and could hurt their ability to create jobs.

by | June 02, 2017 | 16:49

Expect another autumn-like day in the capital with those familiar foes, rain and wind, in the forecast. West wind 5 to 8 miles per hour becoming south in the evening. Lows around 74. Highs around 84. Sunday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Monday & Tuesday: Cloudy, cooler and wet with periods of rain & drizzle.

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:18

He said the exit from the 2015 agreement was to help the country's vital industries, especially oil and coal, but added he is willing to work with the Democrats to seek ways to negotiate a better deal for the United States. While the announcement was welcomed by Trump supporters, it brought widespread criticism with former President Barack Obama immediately releasing a statement.

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:48

Duterte declared a 60-day period of martial law in the Mindanao group of islands last Tuesday while on an overseas trip after deadly clashes between government troops and Islamist militants. and to strictly comply to reduce the possibility of any misdemeanor or breach of citizen's rights happening during this time of conflict", she added.

by | June 02, 2017 | 16:40

Besides the 11 children, two adults, including the bus driver, was killed in the accident on May 9. The driver, surnamed Cong , was aged around 50 and suspected of starting the fire to vent anger after his overtime and night shift pay had been suspended.

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:13

Residents were evacuated from streets in the south Manchester neighborhood of Moss Side in what police called a precaution as one search was carried out Saturday. The Manchester bombing, which took place following a concert by pop star Ariana Grande , left 22 dead and injured 64 others. "There is nothing I or anyone can do to take away the pain you are feeling or to make this better", Grande wrote in a statement posted to Twitter .