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by | June 04, 2017 | 13:46

But Merkel, whose country hosts this year's worldwide climate summit, said it was now time to look ahead. "To everyone for whom the future of our planet is important, I say let's continue going down this path so we're successful for our Mother Earth", she said to applause from lawmakers.

by | June 04, 2017 | 14:20

Russian President Vladimir Putin found himself on the defensive Friday when asked by NBC News' Megyn Kelly to explain his earlier claim that private "patriotic" hackers could have interfered in the 2016 US presidential election. Putin also said that India was facing a serious problem on account of terrorism and it was not an "imaginary thing".Kushner met with the ambassador, Sergei Kislyak, in early December, and suggested establishing a secure communications line between the Kremlin ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 14:24

The pledge reiterates plans announced in January, and shows her determination to expand the appeal of her Conservative Party to working class voters who typically back the opposition Labour Party . Failure to win an outright Conservative majority would leave May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn scrambling to find partners to support a new government.

by | June 04, 2017 | 14:25

But he was also breaking from many of America's staunches allies, who have expressed alarm about the decision. As the world's second-biggest polluter after China, a move by the scrap the accord involving nearly 200 nations would pour hundreds of billions of tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere and speed up the warming trend already taking place.

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:32

Police later confirmed there was a separate incident in Borough Market , on the south side of the river Thames and very close to London Bridge. As they rampaged through a busy night-life hub around London Bridge on Saturday night, the trio wore what looked like suicide vests which turned out to be "hoaxes", said Mark Rowley, head of counter-terrorism policing.

by | June 04, 2017 | 14:21

Gunfire was also heard. I was shouting at everybody, just get away from the area, stay back, just run the other way. They then jumped out and began "randomly stabbing people" along Borough High Street at 10pm. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said his thoughts were with victims after the "brutal and shocking incidents" in London. "Thank you to the emergency services".

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:10

The president said he is open to reentering the Paris deal if it were to be renegotiated with the United States in mind. There was a mix of dismay and anger across the world. "When you pull out of this challenge , in a country as great and as vast and as ingenious and creative as the USA, what gets harmed are the important innovations which will have otherwise led the entire world to a cleaner energy future", Martin said.

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:24

Leaving the deal would fulfill a central campaign pledge, but would certainly anger worldwide allies that spent years in hard negotiations that produced an accord to reduce carbon emissions. "Climate solutions provide opportunities that are unmatchable". The Sierra Club's executive director, Michael Brune, called the expected move a "historic mistake which our grandchildren will look back on with stunned dismay at how a world leader could be so divorced from reality and morality".

by | June 04, 2017 | 14:45

The London Ambulance Service said at least 48 people were taken to five hospitals, with many more treated at the scene. "Sadly, six people have died in addition to the three attackers shot by police", Commissioner Rowley, Britain's top anti-terrorism officer, said.

by | June 04, 2017 | 14:44

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres asserted that climate change is "undeniable" as he strongly urged all Governments across the world to "stay the course" and remain committed to implementing the ambitious deal. Ceasar Mitchell, the current president of the Atlanta City Council, said that Trump made his decision not on science, "but on the shouts and screams of his supporters".

by | June 04, 2017 | 14:36

China said it was a responsible country that had been working hard on tackling climate change . That's what being the global leader means: You set the course for other countries to follow. "The Paris accord is very unfair at the highest level to the United States'". India will be allowed to double its coal production by 2020. Fellow CEOs Elon Musk of Tesla TSLA, -0.19% and Robert Iger of Disney DIS, +0.25% said they would leave presidential advisory councils, citing their ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:47

He has often advocated positions at odds with Trump's more nationalist tendencies, calling for the United States to remain an active part of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, fulfill promises that it already has made to worldwide partners, and prepare its military for how climate change could lead to new missions.

by | June 04, 2017 | 14:19

Ahead of that game, the Daily Mail report that Chelsea boss Antonio Conte - formerly of Juventus - is eyeing a raid to sign Alves this summer, with just a year left on his Juventus deal. But Chelsea will also face competition from Manchester City and Tottenham as both clubs are also monitoring Alves' situation. The paper say the Italian manager is looking to bring someone in to compete with Victor Moses in his right wing-back position that has been used to great effect over ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 14:00

Ex-CIA chief and Hillary supporter, Mike Morell, says in his personal experience he has seen media butcher "intelligence" stories one to many times and to be tired of the sources connecting Jared Kushner and with Russian Federation.

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:34

The BBC showed dozens of people being escorted to safety through a police cordon with their hands on their heads. Police received reports of a van speeding into pedestrians on London Bridge at 10:08pm (2108 GMT). French President Emmanuel Macron offered support in a tweet . For Sunday morning, a meeting of the highest British Security Council in London was convened.

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:21

The United States first tested a system to intercept Intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs). "This system is vitally important to the defense of our homeland, and this test demonstrates that we have a capable, credible deterrent", he was quoted as saying in a statement issued by the federal military.

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:14

What appears more likely, indeed nearly certain, is that 38-year-old Dublin-born Mr. Varadkar, who is gay , will become Ireland's youngest ever taoiseach . The outgoing Taoiseach , or prime minister, Enda Kenny , stepped down in May. The election of Varadkar is another major step towards equality in the country after legalizing gay marriage in 2015.

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:57

Britain is on high alert only 12 days after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at a concert in Manchester, northwest England and ahead of Thursday's general election, in which security is a major theme. In a statement from the London Ambulance Service , there have been at least 20 patients transported to six hospitals across London following the incident on the London Bridge.

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:13

That left May with an eight-point advantage compared with 15 points in a poll that closed on May 23. Ipsos Mori's Political Monitor showed the gap closing to five points with the Tories on 45% - down four on two weeks ago - while Labour are up six on 40%.

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:23

This means that the trade-off scales nearly certainly tilt toward the jobs/money side of the ledger for Republicans and toward the climate change side for Democrats. That was a 60 percent increase in spending from the previous year. "We're going to be paying billions and billions and billions of dollars", Trump claimed in his Rose Garden announcement.

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:57

He said prior to the stabbings, the three attackers drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge. "We believe three people were involved, but we still have got some more inquiries to do to be 100 percent confident in that", he said. Wording on the side of the van used in the attack showed it was available for hire on an hourly basis. BBC reporter Holly Jones, who was on London Bridge at the time of the incident, said she saw a van driven by a man travelling "at about 50 miles an ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:31

Support for the Conservatives now stands at 43 percent, down two percentage points from a week ago, while Labour rose two points to 37 percent. Fallon told the UK's Daily Telegraph newspaper that the Conservative Party would not hike the top rate of income tax, striking a contrast with the main opposition Labour Party.

by | June 04, 2017 | 14:05

When I was in Germany I had said that Paris or no Paris. At the Friday forum moderated by Kelly, Putin compared the USA blaming Russian Federation for the hacks to " blaming the Jews ". Putin further ridiculed persisting U.S. focus on the Russian ambassador's contacts with members of Trump's campaign team, insisting that the envoy was merely doing his job.

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:00

The Metropolitan Police force declared the attacks "terrorist incidents". All three attackers, whose identities are not known, were shot dead by police officers responding to the incident. The injured included a British Transport Police officer who was one of the first responders on the scene and was stabbed in the face and leg. "We ask Angelenos to stay vigilant".

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:45

Police and paramedics at London Bridge , where pedestrians were mowed down by a van. At 00.25 a.m. BST (7.25 p.m. ET), police announced the two incidents at London Bridge and Borough Market were "terrorist incidents". This incident follows a March 22 attack on Westminster Bridge in London . Police later said the incident at Vauxhall was a stabbing being investigated as a separate incident and was not connected to the others.

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:49

According to Theresa May , the British Prime Minister, the driver got out of his vehicle and stabbed a police officer to death, the man was gunned down by police. The terror threat level was upgraded following that attack to "critical" - which meant a terror attack was imminent, but it was downgraded to "severe" after a few days.

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:06

Challenged about shadow global trade secretary Barry Gardiner's assertion that the United Kingdom would "absolutely be poorer" after Brexit , Mr Corbyn said: "I don't think we necessarily would be poorer". This will test the cross-party support for her pre-election pledges. The "vast majority" of the one million good quality jobs Labour has pledged to create would go to British workers, Jeremy Corbyn has suggested.

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:26

May's once-formidable lead has been eroded though her Conservative Party could still be on course to win a majority of seats in parliament, an opinion poll and an electoral model showed on Friday. The tone was set from the get-go, when Mrs May was asked whether the public should trust anything she says given her "track record of broken promises and backtracking".

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:06

At about 10 p.m. (5 p.m. ET), police responded to reports of a van that drove into a number of pedestrians crossing the London Bridge, according to CNN . "We are treating this as a terrorist incident and a full investigation is already under way", he added. "I want to express my huge gratitude to the police and emergency services who are on the scene".

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:14

The FBI is now investigating Russian influence on the presidential election and any possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Moscow . Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton delivers her concession speech after being defeated by Republican president-elect Donald Trump, in NY on November 9, 2016.

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:30

Sunny Leone recollects her horrific experience when her plane nearly crashed (Watch video ). The latest photoshoot features the "Ek Paheli Leela" star nearly nude in satin covers lying on a bed of red chillies. The Indian Expressquotes her as saying, "Animals suffering in the meat industry is probably one of the saddest things that I have ever seen". I'm eating a lot more vegetables.

by | June 04, 2017 | 12:24

The attack had harrowing echoes of an attack on London's Westminster Bridge when 52-year-old British Muslim convert Khalid Masood rammed his auto into pedestrians before crashing into the barriers surrounding parliament and then stabbing a police officer to death.

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:00

Armed British police rushed to London Bridge late Saturday after reports of a vehicle running down pedestrians and people being stabbed nearby. A British police officer was seriously injured Saturday while responding to the terror attacks at London Bridge, authorities said .

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:27

In 2010, Corbyn said about Hamas during a television interview: "'You have to recognize that the reality is they have a great deal of support, they have a great deal of respect from a lot of Palestinians who wouldn't necessarily politically agree with them but recognize they are serious, hard-working and they are not corrupt".

by | June 04, 2017 | 13:20

In March, five people died in London when a auto was driven at pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and a police officer was stabbed outside Parliament. The scene is right next to London Bridge station, a key railway terminus and a busy interchange on the London Underground network. On London Bridge , witnesses told the BBC that a vehicle veered off the road just after 10 p.m.