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by | June 03, 2017 | 00:12

A statement released by ISIS' Amaq news agency said "Islamic State fighters carried out" the attack. Stephen Reilly, the resort's chief operating officer, said only guards on the complex's perimeter are armed. Police had previously said on multiple occasions that the attack was not related to terrorism. Resorts World Manila had been placed on lockdown early Friday morning following reports of gunfire.

by | June 03, 2017 | 00:02

Kelly directed most of her questions at Putin, asking him to respond to allegations in the ongoing US investigations of possible collusion between the Kremlin and the Trump campaign to influence to presidential election . A woman passes a billboard showing a pictures of U.S. president-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Danilovgrad, Montenegro, November 16, 2016.

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:02

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by | June 03, 2017 | 00:53

The only Trump in the White House the LGBTQ community got a nod from was Ivanka, in a series of cookie-cutter, uninformed tweets. LGBT Pride Month began in June 1999 as " Gay and Lesbian Pride Month ", declared by then-President Bill Clinton .

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:08

Environment Minister Koichi Yamamoto also stated on June 2, "As environment minister and as an individual, I am very disappointed" with the US decision, which had come "just when the human species had finally achieved this level of wisdom".

by | June 03, 2017 | 00:57

Participants of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum gather near an electronic screen showing Russian President Vladimir Putin , who is speaking during a session of the forum in St. Its experts were immediately dispatched when documents stolen from the Macron campaign leaked online on May 5 in the closing hours of the presidential race.

by | June 03, 2017 | 00:53

It rose by 29 per cent in the first quarter of 2017. Putin said the us will likely continue to build up its missile shield in the region even if North Korea agrees to curb its nuclear and missile programs, in the same way it has continued to develop missile defenses in Europe despite a deal with Iran that curbed its nuclear program in exchange for lifting global sanctions.

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:53

Nicaragua balked because it found the deal's standards insufficient. We thought we could cooperate on climate change with the USA based on the agreement . Trump announced during a speech from the White House Rose Garden that he had chose to pull out of the landmark climate deal, in part because it would not reduce global temperatures fast enough to have a significant impact.

by | June 03, 2017 | 00:13

Diana McCaulay, environment advocate, has urged the Government to ensure that proper mitigation initiatives are established to build the country's resilience against the decision of the United States to exit the Paris Climate Accord .

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:43

President Vladimir Putin compared Russian hackers to free-spirited "artists", saying they may just be people who wake up one morning, see how their homeland is being maligned in the foreign press and decide to take matters into their own hands.

by | June 03, 2017 | 00:13

He again struck out at allegations the Russian state was behind hacking attacks targeting elections in the West after accusations he meddled in the previous year s USA vote but did hold out the possibility that "patriotically minded" hackers might have been involved.

by | June 03, 2017 | 00:10

Next in line is the party with the largest number of seats. "You can only deliver for Britain if you have the strength, the plan and the determination to see it through", Mrs May said . "We are fighting every constituency to win this election, to form a Labour government", he said. Mr Corbyn said Labour would put Britain's economic interests first in the negotiations and warned that leaving the European Union without a deal would be a disaster.

by | June 03, 2017 | 00:10

Raisi - who got 38% of the vote - had been widely seen as Khamenei's preferred candidate. "You, the great Iranian nation, are the victor of the election", Rouhani said on his Twitter account in his first comment after winning the vote on Saturday.

by | June 03, 2017 | 00:31

Tedros, who is known by his first name, defeated Dr. David Nabarro , 67, of Britain and Dr. Sania Nishtar , 54, of Pakistan. Tedros led all three rounds of voting and won 133 votes in the third round to Nabarro's 50. He thus becomes the first African to hold the position. He also published his scientific insight in the British Medical Journal stating " The challenges we face today-including achieving universal health coverage, managing the triple burden of communicable and ...

by | June 03, 2017 | 00:05

As of June 2, 83 American mayors , including those leading the U.S. six largest cities , have signed a declaration committing to "adopt, honor, and uphold Paris Climate Agreement goals". Under the Paris agreement , negotiated during former President Barack Obama's tenure, the United States voluntarily committed to reducing polluting emissions by 1.6 billion tons by 2025.

by | June 03, 2017 | 00:14

Philippine police say the suspect in the attack on a hotel and casino complex near Manila's airport has been found dead of apparent suicide. Just after midnight on Friday local time, a man had burst into the Resorts World building, which is near Manila's worldwide airport.

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:45

Relations between Russian Federation and the US have been in sharp decline since 2014, when Western powers reacted to Moscow's annexation of Crimea by slapping sanctions on the country. "The economy has entered a new phase of expansion", Putin said. "He can't be put in the same category as traditional politicians". The St. Petersburg International Economic Forum will discuss a wide range of topics on international challenges including economic and social issues, the situation in the ...

by | June 03, 2017 | 00:03

As for Trump's vague promise to rework the terms of the Paris agreement , Macron issued a staunch warning. Trump said in his announcement that the United States would seek a more "fair" deal. In Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron turned Trump's "Make America Great Again" campaign slogan on its head, saying in a rare English-language statement that it was time to "make the planet great again".

by | June 03, 2017 | 00:24

After Comey was sacked last month , Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced that former FBI Director Robert Mueller will oversee the investigation into potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation as special counsel.

by | June 03, 2017 | 00:09

On Thursday, Modi will hold the 18th India-Russia annual bilateral summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin . It was after 9/11 that the entire world realised the dangers of terrorism. He said the "New India" would have youth that are not job seekers but job creators and can fulfil the global requirements of skilled human resource. India is one of the fastest growing economies and is undertaking reforms at a rapid pace.

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:22

In addition to approving subpoenas for Flynn and Cohen, the committee also approved them for their companies , Flynn Intel Group LLC and Michael D. But this tweet comes as the media continues to report on contacts between Russian Federation and Trump associates, including his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, one of Trump's most trusted advisers.

by | June 03, 2017 | 00:27

Sweeney of the FBI's New York Field Office; Commissioner James P. O'Neill of the NYPD. He is Judge Nicholas Garaufis, not Judge Nicolas Garrafus. "This is about whether you're going to stand up for your country or betray your country, which has done so much for you.You've made your choice, sir".

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:10

Mohammed Ibrahim. Iraqi forces pressed forward on Monday with a broad offensive targeting Islamic State group-held areas in west Mosul and called for civilians to leave areas where fighting is taking place. The Iraqi air force dropped leaflets on Friday urging residents in the Islamic State-held Old City center of Mosul to flee, raising fears among humanitarian groups for the safety of desperate civilians there.

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:32

Amateur video and pictures from inside the Resorts World Manila entertainment complex showed people in panic and in shock. Police watch smoke from a hotel at the Resorts World Manila complex, early Friday, June 2, 2017, in Manila , Philippines.

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:38

Army Green Beret Captain Andrew W. Byers lived in the Colorado Springs, Colo., area near Fort Carson, where he was assigned to the 10th Special Forces Group. Trump first placed a wreath in Arlington at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier a day ahead of his inauguration. And row after row they stop to talk to family members and friends who are laid to rest among the many heroes.

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:54

Richards declined to name the person who died, and said he did not know the details about the type of injuries sustained by those wounded. Around 7 a.m. The explosion occurred across the street from the plant's ethanol manufacturing facility. Didion employs more than 200 people from around the area.

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:31

Reports also revealed that 30 percent of its profits will be allocated to programs meant to support migrants entering the U.S. Battaglia, who is the grandson of the famed footballer also named Antonio Battaglia , said he was "really bothered" when Trump launched his presidential bid by characterizing migrants who enter the U.S.

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:45

General elections usually take place every five years in the United Kingdom but Prime Minister May surprised many by calling a "snap" election in April, a move she said would strengthen her hand ahead of Brexit negotiations. May had announced early on that she did not intend to attend any of the televised debates and would be focussing on door-to-door campaigning. But if she fails to beat the 12-seat majority her predecessor David Cameron won in 2015, her electoral gamble will have ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:48

DiCaprio ended the post by pointing his followers to " organizations on the front lines of this fight " including Indivisible Guide , NRDC , Stand Up America , and Before the Flood . "This will also make the world vulnerable to expected disasters within the coming 100 years", Birpinar added, calling on all the signatory countries to "take on the responsibility in order to prevent a catastrophe".

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:24

The exact date hasn't been scheduled just yet, but multiple major news outlets have reported that it'll take place sometime next week, having been given the green light from independent counsel Robert Mueller . Trump's press secretary Sean Spicer has revealed the president has had interviews with the two candidates who are being considered as candidates for the role of Federal Bureau of Investigation director at the White House.

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:34

Palestinian leaders, Arab governments and Western allies had urged Trump not to proceed with the embassy relocation, which would have upended decades of USA policy by granting what would have been seen as de facto United States recognition of Israel's claim to all of Jerusalem as its capital.

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:23

The Paris agreement commits the United States and 187 other countries to keeping rising global temperatures "well below" 2C above pre-industrial levels and "endeavour to limit" them even more, to 1.5C. "I think that is a heavy lift to include Chinese provinces but we are definitely taking that possibility very seriously", Brown said. Several world leaders, including Pope Francis are against leaving the accord.

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:42

At 5.10pm Singapore time yesterday, Mr Trump's " covfefe " tweet had more than 120,000 retweets and had been shared 39,000 times, according to Twitter figures. Some have suggested that Mr Trump isn't actually allowed to remove his posts at all, because doing so violates laws that require records to be kept of the president's communications.

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:22

Under a 1990s law passed by Congress, the president must move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem or the State Department loses half its funding for overseas facilities. "No one should consider this step to be in any way a retreat from the President's strong support for Israel and for the United States-Israel alliance", the White House said.

by | June 03, 2017 | 00:01

Despite this, a number of figures from U.S. industry expressed their dismay at Mr Trump's move. Trump , pointing towards India and China, said the deal "disadvantages the U.S. "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 ", he said.