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by | June 07, 2017 | 09:02

Referring to the 2016 ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration on the case brought by The Philippines over territorial rights in the South China Sea , Mattis called on all claimants to use this as a starting point to peacefully manage their disputes over these waters.

by | June 07, 2017 | 07:57

According to New Delhi-based think tank TERI director general Ajay Mathur, "The absence of USA leadership and financial support could delay actions to both reduce global emissions and to adapt to the adverse impacts of the climate change that has already occurred".

by | June 07, 2017 | 08:38

Brown, a Democrat, is traveling across China this week to forge new links on clean energy between the state and the world's most populous country and largest vehicle market, urging it to take environmental cues from Sacramento, not the White House.

by | June 07, 2017 | 07:48

Though Griffin initially held back apologies for the images, in which she appeared stone-faced posing with the bloodied likeness of the president's severed head, she changed her tune by 8 p.m. A CNN spokesperson said on Tuesday that the network "found what she did disgusting and offensive". Following the reveal of the photograph, Griffin received serious backlash with Trump supporters and detractors condemning the shot.

by | June 07, 2017 | 08:00

Trump tweeted Saturday evening after news of the attack broke. "He's an embarrassment to humankind", Aslan wrote . He later apologised for his language and said he had lost his cool and responded in a derogatory fashion. We need the courts to give us back our rights. We need the Travel Ban as an extra level of safety! Trump said Khan had offered a "pathetic excuse" and "had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed" statement".

by | June 07, 2017 | 08:21

Trump has previously said climate change is a " hoax ". But the 2015 Paris Agreement is different. There are no rules, only guidelines. That's not entirely fair to Nicaragua, though - it stayed out of Paris in another kind of protest: It felt the voluntary pact didn't go far enough to fight climate change.

by | June 07, 2017 | 09:10

The Intercept didn't explain how exactly the intelligence agency attributed the hacking attempt to Russian military intelligence. "The NSA report, dated May 5, provides details of a 2016 Russian military intelligence cyberattack on a USA voting software supplier, though there is no evidence that any votes were affected by the hack", CNN reports.

by | June 07, 2017 | 08:03

The Paris climate agreement was a diplomatic coup that brought all but two of the worlds countries together under the leadership of the United States . Bloomberg, who is the UN Secretary-General's special envoy for Cities and Climate Change , submitted the " We Are Still In " declaration to UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa.

by | June 07, 2017 | 08:55

Police said Zaghba had not been a subject of interest for them or for the MI5 domestic intelligence agency. Metropolitan Police said 12 people have been detained in connection with Saturday's attack, though two of them were since released .

by | June 07, 2017 | 07:17

The Warriors have their guards up after what happened previous year when they famously blew a 3-1 lead against the Cavaliers . Thompson continued to look for his shot, and made four three-pointers, scoring 22 points and going 8-for-12 overall from the field.

by | June 07, 2017 | 07:25

Addressing supporters at a rally in Slough, she said they could include new measures to restrict the movements of suspects who have not been convicted of any offence as well as making it easier to deport foreign suspects. He said: "Theresa May is simply posturing about being tough on terror as she panics that her abysmal record is coming under scrutiny". Last year, as Home Secretary, May provoked a fierce backlash after stating that the United Kingdom should withdraw from the European ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 08:00

After the announcement , many of our allies publicly denounced the United States - but, privately, reacted with relief that the U.S. had cleared the field for countries who take climate change seriously to ramp up their efforts. "Everybody knows he isn't going to do that because he doesn't believe in it", Kerry continued. Pruitt also heralded USA efforts to reduce carbon dioxide emissions , saying: "We're leading by example ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 08:29

Still, an increase in GDP is a welcome sign for policymakers after the economy contracted unexpectedly in the third quarter. Australia has now matched the Netherlands' record for the longest run without a technical recession at 103 quarters.

by | June 07, 2017 | 07:18

Severe teenage acne left deep scars, lending him the lifelong nickname " Pineapple Face ". In 1968, National Guard Director Omar Torrijos was the head of a coup against Panama President Arnulfo Arias . Pastor, who died in 2014, said Gen. Noriega's "provocative behavior also brought out the worst in the United States ". The Reagan administration sought Noriega's help in 1983 after the United States invaded Grenada, where a Marxist-led coup had toppled the government.

by | June 07, 2017 | 08:19

Qatar seeks "a dialogue of openness and honesty", Sheikh Mohammad Bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said in a television interview Monday with BBC . UAE state minister for foreign affairs Anwar Gargash. An Omani diplomat travelled to Qatar on Monday. Qatar's independent Emirs have long pursued their own foreign policy path, to the irritation of Saudi Arabia.

by | June 07, 2017 | 08:39

An American commander said the battle will be long and hard, but success would deliver a "decisive blow" to the extremists. USA -led aircraft struck a column of pro-Syrian government forces advancing toward a small US outpost in southeastern Syria on Tuesday, the Pentagon said in a statement .

by | June 07, 2017 | 07:14

Cosby , 79, is charged with drugging and violating Ms Constand at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. Here's a guide to the people involved in the case. Constand is a former Temple University employee who considered Cosby a mentor. He tilted of while leaning forward to listen. One victim was in tears as she testified Monday, then was battered by a Cosby lawyer.

by | June 07, 2017 | 07:58

Three jihadis first drove a van into pedestrians on London Bridge late on Saturday before running into the bustling Borough Market area where they slit peoples' throats and stabbed them indiscriminately. Several minutes later, he got around to an offer of assistance and an all-caps "WE ARE WITH YOU". The London mayor's office responded to say that he had " more important things to do than respond to Donald Trump's ill-informed tweet that deliberately takes out of context his remarks".

by | June 07, 2017 | 07:37

Back in 2009, OR lawmakers decided not to comply with the REAL ID Act unless federal funds paid for it. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security granted Pennsylvania another month to come into compliance before making a determination on whether state residents should be barred from flights and from entering certain federal facilities for not having the federally sanctioned ID cards.

by | June 07, 2017 | 07:05

Back home after being outrun and outgunned by the Warriors, who won Games 1 and 2 at Oracle Arena by a combined 41 points, the Cavs find themselves in the same predicament they were in a year ago. It boasts one of the league's best offensive lines. "I really did that right here and I get an opportunity to play here". "I think it's a testament to Marshawn as a whole", offensive coordinator Todd Downing said earlier this spring.

by | June 07, 2017 | 07:40

Jerry Brown predicted Tuesday that President Donald Trump's decision to pull the USA out of the Paris climate accord will prove only a temporary setback to reducing greenhouse gas emissions because "disaster still looms" unless the world moves urgently on the issue.

by | June 07, 2017 | 08:18

Cyclone Mora has hit Bangladesh coast at 6:00 am Bangladesh time and has started crossing Cox's Bazar and Chittagong. The storm is set to make landfall in Bangladesh within 18 hours, says weather.com senior meteorologist Jonathan Erdman.

by | June 07, 2017 | 08:50

He was a Moroccan-Italian, who, according to the Italian media, had been stopped by Italian authorities, who feared he was trying to get to Syria previous year. In a letter posted outside Tuesday, the Ummah Fitness Centre said staff would "help the police in any way we can". Transport for London confirmed he worked for London Underground in customer services before leaving last October.

by | June 07, 2017 | 08:30

The count included 42 bodies recovered and 47 deaths confirmed by eyewitnesses. At least 25 soldiers, five policemen and more than 24 civilians have been killed in the clashes, Lorenzana said . ISIS militants have gone a sacrilegious rampage, smashing statues and setting fire to a church building in footage purportedly filmed in a besieged city in the southern Philippines.

by | June 07, 2017 | 07:03

London's Metropolitan Police said one attacker was Khuram Shazad Butt , aged 27. Redouane was not known to authorities. Earlier, police identified Khuram Shazad Butt , 27, and a 30-year-old Rachid Redouane as the other two attackers .

by | June 07, 2017 | 07:33

Crude prices on Tuesday may also have been buoyed by a Bloomberg survey showing that US crude inventories probably declined by 3.25 million barrels last week; also, contango, whereby the near-term contract trades at a discount to those for expiration later, narrowed between the July and August WTI crude contracts, thus contributing to bullish sentiment.

by | June 07, 2017 | 07:18

At issue is Trump's plan to ban most travel from six countries - Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen - for 90 days and suspend the entire refugee program for 120 days. The appeals court maintained the injunction against the travel ban in full. The court said the administration's claim that the ban was aimed at protecting national security was a "secondary justification for an executive order rooted in religious animus and meant to bar Muslims from this country".

by | June 07, 2017 | 07:52

British Columbia Investment Management Corp, a British Columbia - Canada-based fund reported 1.24M shares. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Mechanics Natl Bank Department holds 0.17% or 33,692 shares. New South Capital Mgmt has invested 0.01% in Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI). Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI)'s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 0.

by | June 07, 2017 | 07:00

Grande and her team of backing dancers are all thought to have been inked with tribute Manchester bee tattoos following the show. She put together the charity event on June 4 after 22 people were killed following a terrorist attack at her May 22 concert here.

by | June 07, 2017 | 07:39

Qatar long has denied funding extremists, though Western officials have accused it of allowing or even encouraging funding of Sunni extremists like al-Qaeda's branch in Syria, once known as the Nusra Front. It was already having tangible effects, with dozens of flights cancelled, Qatari planes barred from regional airspace, and panic buying in Doha amid fears of food shortages.

by | June 07, 2017 | 07:06

A few days after Comey's dismissal, people close to him told reporters that he kept detailed notes of his meetings with the president. Comey is scheduled to testify Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee. After a White House briefing, the Post reported, Trump cleared the room of everyone except Dir. White House spokesman Sean Spicer said the president plans to attend an infrastructure summit in the morning, then address the Faith and Freedom Coalition's "Road to Majority" ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 07:55

EgyptAir, the national carrier, has suspended all flights from and to Qatar. Qatar stands isolated as the four Arab allies - Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates - of the USA have declared to snap diplomatic ties with the region's financial superpower for its alleged support to Islamist groups and its closeness to Iran.

by | June 07, 2017 | 07:18

Police in the Philippines insisted from the start it was not terrorism and the attack was a failed robbery. "He would have shot all the people gambling" if his goal was terrorism, said national police chief Ronald dela Rosa. Hotel employees told CNN a masked gunman was firing at hotel guests from the second floor. "He lay down on the bed, covered himself with a thick blanket, apparently poured gasoline on the blanket and burned himself", Dela Rosa said.

by | June 07, 2017 | 08:15

In an interview with ITV's Julie Etchingham tonight , Mrs May said her father's death in a auto accident had been "a tremendous shock" but support from her husband Philip and the wider community had helped her cope with the loss. When discussing her childhood, Mrs May, who has previously described herself as a "goody two shoes", told ITV she was "bookish as a child" and enjoyed learning.

by | June 07, 2017 | 07:17

Hours later, Qatar Airways , which flies to nine cities in Saudi Arabia alone, announced it had suspended all flights to Saudi, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt in the wake of the diplomatic boycott. The call came after a senior Saudi royal arrived in Kuwait with a message from the Saudi king. While Trump, too, shares the Saudi and UAE goals of weakening hardline Islamic movements and stemming Iran's influence, American officials hadn't publicly singled out Qatar as a problem.