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by | June 04, 2017 | 03:42

The agreement signed by 195 countries in Paris in December 2015 has been ratified by 147 countries so far. The United States now joins only two countries - Nicaragua and Syria - in opposing a climate agreement reached by all other nations in 2015.

by | June 04, 2017 | 02:58

They want to piece together Salman Abedi's preparations for the attack at the Ariana Grande concert that killed 22 people - and to learn whether others helped him. That Abedi was in contact with the terrorist cell brings up the possibility that Islamic State operatives in Libya have now twice directed attacks in Europe.

by | June 04, 2017 | 02:36

The plant, based in Middletown, Pa., and about 90 miles west of Philadelphia, has lost $300 million over the past five years because of the decline in energy prices, Chicago-based Exelon said in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission .

by | June 04, 2017 | 02:28

Moreover, if there were a minority Labour government , the only practical way it could get its policies through the UK Parliament would be with the support of the Nationalists, if, as people expect, the SNP continues to be the third largest party after June 8.

by | June 04, 2017 | 03:06

The CBI said that Moni and Kohli were caught taking Rs 2 lakh to facilitate the transfer of a Bengaluru-based army officer. The FIR also named Brigadier S K Grover, DDG Personnel, but his name has not been included in the list of accused, CBI sources said.

by | June 04, 2017 | 02:14

Indeed Merkel had made her position clear directly to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders (including Trump ) assembled in Brussels last week, when she signaled her differences with the new president's direction by stating that it is the building and nurturing of "open societies" that would deliver security and stability, not "the building of walls".

by | June 04, 2017 | 01:57

Witnesses say it appeared as though the plane fell out of the sky. The plane was seen crashing into a ditch next to the northbound lanes of Highway 11 near Highway 118. Highway 11, one of the main highways in and out of cottage country, was closed. The Transportation Safety Board has been notified and will be attending the scene to investigate.

by | June 04, 2017 | 00:32

Scripps Company, hold the winners trophy aloft after she won the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Md ., Thursday, June 1, 2017. Rohan was out of the competition after he misspelt the word " marram , ' a type of coarse perennial grass".

by | June 04, 2017 | 01:50

California, New York and Washington, three of the states in the Climate Alliance, represent more than one-fifth of USA gross domestic product and account for at least 10 percent of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States, their governors said.

by | June 04, 2017 | 01:27

The UN nuclear agency, in its quarterly report in February, the first since President Trump's inauguration, said the Islamic Republic has stockpiled roughly half of the enriched uranium allowed under the JCPOA. It saw Iran reduce its nuclear program and submit to close IAEA oversight, making much tougher any "breakout" attempt to make a bomb before the world can react.

by | June 04, 2017 | 01:36

Five Pakistani soldiers were reported to have been killed and some other injured in Indian Army's retaliatory action along the Nowshera and Krishnagati sectors. After the Uri army base attack in September, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi stepped up his attempt to "isolate" Pakistan diplomatically. In the days following the attack, India claimed to have conducted a cross-border "surgical strike" against "launch pads of terror" in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK)-a claim Pakistan strongly ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 00:41

At least 18 people were killed and dozens injured in three explosions which tore through a cemetery in Khair Khana area of Kabul on Saturday afternoon during Senator Ezadyar's son's funeral, sources said. Eleven U.S. citizen contractor personnel were injured, but none of the injuries are considered life threatening, a U.S. State Department official said.

by | June 03, 2017 | 23:56

Modi thanked Macron for accepting his invitation to visit India . "Several Indians fought in the two world wars for world peace", Modi said. He said India is committed to the accord, and even beyond it, India will work and walk together with others to leave a gift for the future generations.

by | June 04, 2017 | 01:12

Speaking at a news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron , Mr Modi described the agreement as part of "our duty to protect Mother Earth". Together with Macron he vowed to go "above and beyond" the provisions of the Paris accord to combat climate change.

by | June 04, 2017 | 00:48

The government has the power to order the banks to turn over their securities to the central bank in exchange for bolivar-denominated notes , a currency that is all but worthless. The president's opponents had pleaded with worldwide financial institutions to avoid any transactions that might help the government. Julio Borges, the president of Venezuela's opposition-run Congress, said that Goldman is " aiding and abetting the country's dictatorial regime ", which is now engaged in a violent ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 01:11

We've all seen countless videos wherein POTUS yanks someone's arm in an attempt to look dominant as the unsuspecting soul stumbles towards him, wondering, "who the fuck shakes hands like this?" When U.S. In his three-day visit in Brussels , Macron and Trump met for the first time for lunch before a gathering of European and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders last Thursday.

by | June 04, 2017 | 00:18

Incensed over the Wednesday suicide attack that left 90 dead in Kabul's diplomatic zone, Afghans took to the streets Friday to demand the government's resignation. Police said Friday two protesters were killed and 25 police injured but would not comment on the number of fatalities when asked to clarify the death toll Saturday.

by | June 03, 2017 | 23:45

Alves, 34, joined Juventus on a free transfer from Barcelona last summer after eight years in Catalunya, with many questioning whether he could still play at the very top level of the game given his advancing years. The intriguing rumour has also hinted that Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur could also hold interest in the 34-year-old and, if this piece of conjecture has any weight to it, could lead to a monumental battle to land him.

by | June 04, 2017 | 00:08

The government earlier had said it would consider each deportation on a case-by-case basis following Wednesday's deadly attack in Kabul , which raised fresh questions about security in the country. Afghan Ambassador to the UK, Said Tayeb Jawad, told CNN's Clarissa Ward that the country's security agencies have intercepted "many similar attacks", including one a few days ago.

by | June 04, 2017 | 00:34

Earlier, his conversations with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull , Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Russian diplomats were all leaked after notes of the conversations were circulated by national security officials. "Nearly every foreign intel service, hostile or otherwise" is trying to listen in on Trump's phone conversations, tweeted Susan Hennessey , a Brookings Fellow in National Security Law and a former attorney in the Office of General Counsel of the U.S.

by | June 03, 2017 | 23:18

Wednesday's bomb attack - at the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan - was one of the worst in the Afghan capital since the US-led campaign against the Taliban in 2001. It would be up to the investigation to determine whether any mistakes had been made by security forces. "Any government attempt to disrupt our fair and just demonstration will show their complicity with terrorist groups and the perpetrators of Wednesday's attack", said Asif Ashna, a spokesman for the protesters.

by | June 04, 2017 | 00:24

Corbyn, meanwhile, emphasised that Labour's manifesto was anti-austerity, promising more funding for the NHS. Mr Corbyn defended his description of the Palestinian group Hamas as "friends" and his comment that the killing of Osama bin Laden by U.S.

by | June 03, 2017 | 23:37

In a separate statement on Wednesday, Republican Representative Mike Conaway and Democratic Representative Adam Schiff , who are leading the committee's Russian Federation probe, announced subpoenas for Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn , and personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, as well as their firms.

by | June 04, 2017 | 00:01

The US Navy on May 25 conducted a "freedom of navigation" operation in the South China Sea , when the USS Dewey guided-missile destroyer sailed within 12 nautical miles of Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands . "The current situation on the peninsula is complex and sensitive", he said. North Korea has carried out two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the beginning of past year in its quest to develop a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the continental ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 00:42

A majority of Americans in every state, or 69 per cent of USA voters, believe the United States should participate in the agreement, according to a recent opinion poll carried out by Yale University's program on climate change communication.

by | June 04, 2017 | 00:10

Leo (38), is the son of Mumbai-born Ashok Varadkar , a doctor and a Irish mother, Miriam , a nurse. The 38-year-old Varadkar became the youngest person to hold the office and also one of the world's youngest prime ministers. Mrs Foster was among the first to congratulate him on the news which had made global headline, with a phone call which Mr Varadkar described during his first press conference as leader as "kind".

by | June 03, 2017 | 23:26

Responding to the deadly truck bombing in Kabul on Wednesday, and Friday's protests and shootings, he said: "Grief can be a powerful motivator and I urge all Afghans and the global community to come together during this painful time". At least four people died in the protests as demonstrators hurled stones and Afghan police fired bullets into the air in an attempt to disperse crowds.

by | June 04, 2017 | 00:23

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met French President Emmanuel Macron and discussed issues of worldwide and mutual interests including ways to enhance the strategic ties, countering terrorism and climate change. "It will benefit the future generations as well", PM Modi said. "We people do not have the right to take more than necessary from the nature", he said.

by | June 03, 2017 | 23:20

Grande returned to Britain on Friday to lead an all-star benefit concert on Sunday and quickly headed for a hospital in the northern English city where numerous injured are being treated. He posted photos of Grande and Jaden on Facebook and wrote: "This means more to us than all the fantastic things people have done this week". "I'm so proud of you, you are so strong and doing really well", she told an 8-year-old fan.

by | June 03, 2017 | 23:18

Marchers also called for President Trump to release his tax returns and for increased transparency into the ongoing federal probes into Trump-Russia ties. The topic before the Senate Intelligence Committee is "Russian Federation efforts to interfere in the 2016 elections", and the big topic will be whether - and more likely, how - Comey says Trump pressured him to drop the investigation into Trump campaign ties to Russian interference.

by | June 04, 2017 | 00:28

Modi arrived in France from Russian Federation, where he held talks with President Vladimir Putin and attended an worldwide economic forum. Just two days after the United States announced its withdrawal from the global deal on curbing carbon emissions, Modi said it was "part of the world's shared heritage" and that India would "continue working on this.

by | June 04, 2017 | 00:14

Instead the former trusted nurse worker said she believed that either God or the devil wanted her to kill her victims and that she would be provoked by 'surges' that she could not control. But she also acknowledged that she struggled to cope with her tasks. She was anxious she would not be able to control herself, so she quit her job and went to CAMH.

by | June 03, 2017 | 23:24

Following the three-way meeting, Inada held bilateral talks with Mattis, during which North Korea also topped their agenda, according to the Japanese Defense Ministry. "Our two countries can and do cooperate for mutual benefit". In a question-and-answer session with his audience of national security experts from across the globe, Mattis was asked whether the US might attack the North pre-emptively and without warning South Korea in advance.

by | June 04, 2017 | 00:20

In a normal election, about 10% of voters are likely to change their vote at this stage before the election, the source says. "They have been very good at sweeping a lot of the voters that were traditionally further to the left of the Labour Party", he said .

by | June 03, 2017 | 23:10

Greig Laidlaw added another three-pointer after the break to bring the best of the home nations to within a point before England's Anthony Watson touched down on 53 minutes to put the Lions ahead. "They are a smart side and they will know what's coming". "The Lions are still going to have to play a bit (to win the series), and they are going to have to be smart about how they go about it".