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by | June 03, 2017 | 06:24

France welcomed its first gay refugee from Chechnya on the same day French President Emmanuel Macron called on Vladimir Putin to investigate the alleged crackdown on gay men in the region. During his G-7 news conference on Saturday, Macron promised to have a "demanding dialogue" with Russian Federation, especially on Syria. Macron further said that France and Russian Federation could work together towards a settlement in Syria noting that "it is necessary to seek an inclusive ...

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:39

Earlier Tuesday, B.C. NDP Leader John Horgan held a triumphant meeting of his MLAs at the legislature as his party prepares to overthrow the governing Liberals and take power with the help of the Greens. politics. Prof. Hamish Telford, who teaches political science at the University of the Fraser Valley, explained that the NDP-Green collaboration was far from a done deal.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:37

Shamsul Alam, a Rohingya community leader, told Reuters that damage in different camps was severe with nearly all the 10,000 thatched huts in the Balukhali and Kutupalong camps destroyed. Cyclone Mora is packing winds of up to 100 kilometres an hour (60 mph) and has prompted authorities to raise the weather warning to its highest level.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:10

Further, "India makes its participation [in the Paris climate treaty] contingent on receiving billions and billions and billions of dollars in foreign aid from developed countries", Trump continued. The Climate Reality Project, a group founded by former US Vice President Al Gore, encouraged counties, cities, and states in the US to reject Trump's decision and continue the fight for the planet.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:22

Detective Chief Superintendent Russ Jackson said on Thursday: "Our inquiries show Abedi himself made most of the purchases of the core components and what is becoming apparent is that many of his movements and actions have been carried out alone during the four days from him landing in the country and committing this bad attack".

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:29

Trump also has demanded that Germany meet the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance's defence spending target of two per cent of gross domestic product and criticised Merkel's open-door migration policy. They wonder why the leader of Germany's most influential worldwide ally seems more willing to criticize their country than nations with questionable human rights records.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:58

However, it remains unclear just how efficient cross-city and cross-state climate pacts will ultimately be in the face of a federal government determined to loosen restrictions on emissions and ramp up coal and natural gas production. "Leaving Paris is not good for America or the world". It's by far the largest consumer of coal worldwide, producing 3.41 billion tons of the fuel previous year - more than four times the volume in the US, the second largest coal consumer.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:26

As of Thursday, 82 mayors also pledged their support of the Paris accord . "In Berlin, Greenpeace activists projected Trump's silhouette onto the side of the USA embassy along with the words "#TotalLoser, so sad!" He said: "Today is a sad day for the global community , as a key partner turns its back on the fight against climate change".

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:53

Their first meeting since Macron took office provided another test of the Frenchman's diplomatic skills after his memorable first encounter last week with US President Donald Trump that Macron sealed with a vice-like handshake. "Assad didn't use the weapons", the Russian leader said. Putin's foreign affairs adviser, Yuri Ushakov, said Russian Federation is dissatisfied with the current level of political contacts, adding that the talks will offer a chance to review them.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:41

This would be a significant reduction in the global temperature rise, though much more is needed if the world is to achieve its goal of limiting warming to 2 degrees Celsius or less. Earlier, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said: "There is no reverse gear to energy transition". There were opportunities presented in the Paris Agreement .

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:17

After this the suspect locked himself in a hotel room in the complex and set fire to himself. Philippines National Police Chief Ronald Dela Rosa said early Friday at a press conference that the suspect had shot into the air, but had not shot at anyone.

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:36

The sixth-grader from Fresno, California , won by spelling " marocain ", a French word for dress fabric made of ribbed crepe. The previous three Scripps National Spelling Bees ended in ties. She is the 13th consecutive Indian-American to win the bee. Here's five things to know about her. When asked if she had any message for Warriors Nation following her big win, Ananya excitedly told the audience "Go Curry!" in praise of captain and star Steph Curry , 28.

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:45

She added, "The sitting president of the United States and his grown children and the first lady are personally trying to ruin my life forever". Her lawyer, Lisa Bloom , also claimed that the Trump family had bullied and tried to "ruin" Griffin and that they were responsible for the loss of her jobs, claiming that this kind of backlash wouldn't have happened "to a white guy".

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:28

The disaster has left almost 2,000 homes destroyed and more than half a million people displaced, according to Al-Jazeera. The United Nations said it is assisting in relief efforts in response to a government appeal. With heavy rains forecast for early next month, it is feared that the flood and landslide threat might aggravate and affect other districts, especially mountainous regions.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:04

Back when he was a simple reality TV host pushing the overtly racist notion that President Barack Obama wasn't American, the Donald displayed time and again his skepticism over the idea that global warming exists. "China in recent years has stayed true to its commitment", said Li, speaking in Berlin Wednesday. Seychelles U.N. Ambassador Ronald Jumeau said a USA pullout would be "a problem for all of us", adding that all countries are going to have to do more to combat climate change.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:16

In his speech announcing that he was pulling the USA out of the Paris agreement , Trump said he no longer wanted world leaders to be "laughing at us". Brazil expressed "profound concern and disappointment" with Trump's decision to exit the climate agreement. To Washington's chagrin, China a year ago set up its own development bank to meet needs left unfilled by US -led institutions like the World Bank.

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:23

The cleavage is perhaps best summarized in this tweet by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, whose use of "the United States federal government" echoes the longstanding distinction that anti-war activists draw between despots and the people they govern.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:35

This is not a battle between different faiths, different sects or different civilizations". Qassemi also said terrorist are gaining more strength due to the U.S. During a round-table discussion on the women's economic empowerment, she said: "Saudi Arabia's progress, especially in recent years, is very encouraging but there's still a lot of work to be done and freedoms and opportunities to continue to fight for".

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:44

Trump's announcement on Thursday that he would take the United States out of the Paris accord, saying it would undermine the USA economy and cost jobs, drew anger and condemnation from world leaders and heads of industry. "The agreement is fit for objective". Li, who concluded an official visit to Germany this Thursday and arrived in Brussels, Belgium, as part of his three-day tour of the area, announced the agreement during a joint press conference with Merkel.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:19

Griffin and her attorneys appeared at a free-wheeling news conference Friday morning in which Griffin cried and again apologized for the shoot. Griffin's attorney went on to explain that the photo, shot by Tyler Shields , was meant to be a parody of Trump's now infamous attack on Megyn Kelly in 2015.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:07

Pippa Middleton dazzled in a lace gown by Giles Deacon as she married financier 41-year-old James Mathew in a fairy-tale wedding. Attendees had earlier witnessed Miss Middleton marry Mr Matthews in a one-hour service at St Mark's Church, Englefield, which brimmed with flowers and scented candles.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:32

Even famous celebrities are reacting to Trump's decision to withdraw America from the Paris climate agreement . We power almost all of our operations with renewable energy, which we believe is an example of something that's good for our planet and makes good business sense as well.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:53

ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe has briefed the media following the NEC meeting in Irene this weekend. Zuma's strongest supporters at the committee meeting came from those most directly involved in "state capture and the associated web of factionalism and corruption", a group of 101 ANC veterans and anti-apartheid activists said on Monday in an emailed statement.

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:45

One of the almost 200 signatories of the accord, Russian Federation has not yet ratified the document, but Putin called for calm following Trump's decision. At a meeting with USA business leaders earlier Putin urged them to help Moscow establish a dialogue with Trump, as ties remains deadlocked amid probes into possible collusion.

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:40

In an interview Friday on Fox & Friends, Vice President Mike Pence seemed baffled why "the left" is so anxious about global warming. President Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord has drawn criticism from many, many corners.

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:00

The 656-mile Pacific Coast Highway (State Route 1) covers most of the Pacific coastline of California. According to Caltrans, at 9:30pm on May 20, the landslide at Mud Creek - about 9 miles north of the county line - sent millions of cubic yards of earth onto the highway and into the ocean.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:00

From across the Atlantic, The Washington Post reported that the bilateral strains mean that the United States has, to some extent, lost the trust of one of Europe's most pro-American leaders. Some analysts dubbed their remarks as "a turning point" of German-U.S. relationship, saying Merkel clearly wants to distance Germany from U.S. government led by president Trump .

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:02

The charges of killing an animal in a way that causes annoyance or inconvenience to the public and unlawful assembly have been slapped on the arrested. Triggering a widespread row, the Youth Congress workers had allegedly butchered the 18-month-old animal in full public view in an open vehicle two days ago and raised slogans against the Centre's decision to ban sale of cattle for slaughter.

by | June 03, 2017 | 03:51

A few "popular persons" may join the party during his visit, BJP state in charge H. Raja told reporters on Thursday, though he did not give names. "There is little point in the state BJP leaders and the cadre bragging about the 15 per cent votes polled by the party and its allies in Kerala ", he said and demanded that the party make a breakthrough in terms of electoral gains.

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:56

The subpoenas are part of an effort by congressional investigators to obtain testimony, personal documents and business records from Michael Cohen, Michael Flynn , and their business firms. Trump attorney Michael Cohen had refused to voluntarily comply with an earlier informal request, but had said he'd comply with and formal subpoenas. Unmasking requests are not uncommon, said Charles Price, a former FBI agent who worked at the bureau for almost three decades.

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:04

He said that participating would undermine the United States economy, wipe out U.S. jobs, weaken American national sovereignty and put the country at a permanent disadvantage to the other countries of the world. But it goes against the wishes of many USA business leaders - including some representing fossil-fuel interests - who had lobbied fiercely to remain in the agreement.

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:57

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the decision by President Donald Trump to withdraw the USA from the Paris climate accord "can't and won't stop all those of us who feel obliged to protect the planet". And it is building dozens of polluting, subsidized coal plants in other countries, that could lock them into a dirty development path, Myllyvirta said.

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:08

North Korea launched a new short-range ballistic missile, similar to a Scud, on Monday morning, and it flew about 280 miles to land inside Japan's exclusive economic zone. China and Russian Federation condemned the rocket firing but called for restraint. Moon Jae-in, South Korea's new president, has called an emergency National Security Council meeting.

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:00

Fox, who has clashed with Trump since last year's presidential campaign, said the USA leader's decision "condemns this generation and those to come" and would leave "a dark legacy just to satisfy your greediness". Jobs: In the United States, more people were employed in solar power a year ago than in generating electricity through coal, gas, and oil energy combined.

by | June 03, 2017 | 03:03

In a campaign speech in Teesside, she launched a renewed attack on the Labour leader, saying he would unable to negotiate the deal with the remaining 27 member states that the United Kingdom needed. "It is also unsafe, because it is calculated to distract attention from the shark-infested waters which we are now entering, and the fact that Theresa May herself has steered us towards them".