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by | June 13, 2017 | 18:45

Trump said this month he would withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement , drawing condemnation from other world leaders. Trump said he wanted to negotiate a better deal for the U.S. A government source said June 12 that Japan concluded that such a move would have no merit as Trump's decision simply reflected his commitment to a campaign pledge he had made in his run for the presidency.

by | June 13, 2017 | 19:47

May moved to demonstrate that she understands the frustration of voters by moving up a meeting with rank-and-file Conservative Party lawmakers, some of whom have called for her to step aside sooner rather than later. Writing in the mass-circulation Sun newspaper, Johnson stressed that the Conservatives won more votes than at any time since Margaret Thatcher and are still the largest party in Parliament.

by | June 13, 2017 | 18:05

Rowe and Dubose then carjacked a green 2004 four-door Honda Civic and drove west toward Eatonton, the sheriff's office said. The corrections officers were killed while transporting prisoners during a work detail, Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills told CNN affiliate WSB.

by | June 13, 2017 | 18:51

In other moves David Gauke - who was the Treasury chief secretary and has always been regarded as one of the Government's strongest performers - is promoted to take over at the Department for Work and Pensions . She confirmed the majority of the ministers from her previous line-up. Speaking on Radio 4's Today programme he said: "We as Conservatives were not returned with a majority and that means that we need to proceed with the maximum possible consensus and that we also need to make ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:53

One senior pro-EU lawmaker who attended a party meeting with May - and who herself opposed Brexit previous year - said the prime minister told them she wanted to build a "consensus" on how to pull out of current arrangements with Britain's main trading partner.

by | June 13, 2017 | 19:07

She was the second Australian fatality to be identified, after the family of South Australian nurse Kirsty Boden , 28, died while trying to help people wounded in the attack. Australian media reported that she was from Loxton in southern Australia. While Delcros remains seriously injured, the fate of her partner is unknown, the Metropolitan Police said.

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:24

Following Iran's Islamic revolution in 1979, both countries discontinued diplomatic relations. The US is opposed to the principle of Iran's independence, the Leader noted, arguing that even if Iran was being governed by a non-religious and non-revolutionary but an independent establishment, the US would again oppose it.

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:31

Give often" aims to call on the community to give blood frequently and be willing to give blood in emergency. The disaster management coordinator explained that donating blood has multiple health benefits to the donor, including detection of blood health status, prevention of liver diseases and replacement of blood cells.

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:07

While the only measure of success in New Zealand will be how the British and Irish Lions fare against the All Blacks, coach Warren Gatland knows Saturday's game against the Canterbury Crusaders could have huge implications for the remainder of the 10-match tour.

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:18

The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system, which is created to intercept and destroy ballistic missiles, is being deployed in Seongju in order to protect South Korea from Pyongyang's growing threats. The reassurance came as the North claimed it has tested a new type of cruise missile that could strike US and South Korean warships "at will" if it's attacked.

by | June 13, 2017 | 18:17

Speaking during a visit to Mexico, Mrs Merkel ended her brief period of "polite" restraint from commenting on Mrs May's catastrophic poll. "As I reflect on the results I will reflect on what we need to do in the future to take the party forward".

by | June 13, 2017 | 18:32

A third participant in that meeting, White House senior adviser and Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner volunteered in March to testify before the intelligence committee. "'I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go, '" Comey quoted Trump as saying in his statement. Though we may not learn a lot about the Russian Federation investigation, we will be able to better assess Sessions' survival by the end of the day.

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:30

Durant said he was "anxious and jittery" before Monday's game, but "prevailed" as he scored more than 30 points in each of the five games. He was incredible throughout the entirety of the series, but his game-high 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists wasn't enough to send the series back to Cleveland for Game 6.

by | June 13, 2017 | 16:50

Tremors were felt in densely populated Istanbul and in the western Turkish provinces of Izmir . AFP reporters in Izmir , Turkey's third-largest city, said the quake was felt in the center and caused alarm among residents but there were no immediate reports odd casualties from there.

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:32

The Maroons will play the Blues next Wednesday. "He's a guy that at some stage I'm sure will play Origin if he's injury-free". "We feel the time is right to introduce some new players who will benefit Origin ". It could become one of the game's more interesting subplots, with Fifita looking almost unstoppable in the Blues' 28-4 victory in game one. The bolter was Storm prop Tim Glasby , while Gold Coast front-rower Jarrod Wallace was called up but must first overcome a ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 16:40

This is not the sort of calls we should be listening to", Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told a conference call with reporters. Over 1,000 were detained in cities around the country at Monday's protests against official corruption, with the largest rallies reported in Moscow and St.

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:23

May's authority has been weakened after her gamble in calling an early election backfired, leaving her increasingly dependent on fellow Conservatives who object to her plan for a clean break from the EU. The DUP holds 10 key seats in Britain's Westminster parliament, which - should an agreement be reached - would give Theresa May a theoretical majority.

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:59

But Kane popped up deep into stoppage time to preserve a two point cushion for England in the standings. Kane ruthlessly finished Raheem Sterling's superb cross to deny Scotland a historic win but said being told he was captain was the most special moment .

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:31

As Democrats howled for answers, Sessions cancelled a long-planned appearance this week in front of the Senate and House Appropriations Committees, subbing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Mr Trump "should voluntarily turn them over", Ms Collins said. "To get into a hypothetical at this point would be premature". The high-stakes testimony also takes place amid reported friction between Sessions and Trump, who criticized the attorney general's decision to recuse himself from ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:42

In letters Saturday to Senator Richard Shelby, Republican of Alabama, and Representative John Culberson, Republican of Texas, Sessions said he'd concluded that regardless of which committees he appeared before, the questions would inevitably focus on the Russian probe.

by | June 13, 2017 | 16:17

Britain's Press Association says May, who was greeted with around 25 seconds of table banging and a brief cheer, told lawmakers at the closed-door meeting that she planned to sort out the problems facing her party. After the Labour party made hefty electoral gains by focusing heavily on social issues, May listed areas such as education and housing as top policy priorities.

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:31

Formal Brexit talks are scheduled to start June 19. Investors are trying to gauge what impact the vote could have on the economy and the Brexit talks. The PM's spokesman told reporters it was not for him to confirm the date - which has been in the Queen's diary since April - and that new Leader of the Commons Andrea Leadsom would be providing an "update" shortly.

by | June 13, 2017 | 16:37

Conway first told ABC's " Good Morning America " that the Trump team would be "watching with the rest of the world" to see what Comey said in his congressional testimony. However, "I can not defend the Director's handling of the conclusion of the investigation of Secretary Clinton's emails, and I do not understand his refusal to accept the almost universal judgment that he was mistaken", Rosenstein said.

by | June 13, 2017 | 16:00

Sessions on Saturday said he would appear before the intelligence committee, which has been doing its own investigation into Russian contacts with the Trump campaign. According to sources, Comey said he met with Kislyak a third time . Pressed on the issue Friday, Trump said "I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future ".

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:16

Rodman met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on previous trips to Pyongyang and has called him "an awesome kid". The visit, the objective of which remained unclear, would be Rodman's latest to the nuclear-armed nation. Critics slammed Rodman over his past trips, saying he allowed himself to be a public relations tool for North Korea. "Thank you for sponsoring my mission", Rodman tweeted Tuesday before taking a flight from Beijing to Pyongyang , the North Korean capital.

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:47

He said invoking executive privilege would be on "shaky legal ground" and stressed that Comey deserved to have his "day in court" after repeated attacks by Trump and reports of undue pressure. "No, I haven't... because if there had been something meaningful he would have made a report to the minister, and the minister would have made a report to me".

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:16

They fought the law to the U.S. Supreme Court , which struck down Virginia's law and similar ones in about one-third of the states. The dedication celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1967 decision . "It gives me hope for my daughter who is biracial so that when she goes to fall in love and marry somebody maybe she won't get the whispers and looks my wife and I get, and she won't get the condemnation the Lovings got", he said.

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:05

Trump Jr. also said that Comey's testimony "vindicated" the president and that everything in it was "basically ridiculous". Lawmakers have already aired many of their concerns about their former colleague - from his meetings with the Russian ambassador to the his role in the firing of Comey.

by | June 13, 2017 | 16:22

Senators on that committee are expected to question Sessions about his meetings with Russians - a topic that has come under increased scrutiny amid investigations into Russian meddling in the US presidential election. After the meeting, Comey told Sessions that he did not want to be alone anymore with Trump and "it can't happen that you get kicked out of the room and the president talks to me".

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:11

This trough allows easterly winds blowing in from the Bay to transport monsoon moisture in to be precipitated as rain over East and North-West India and parts of Central India. On Sunday, a portion of a building housing a powerloom unit in Bhiwandi here crashed early this morning following heavy downpour in the district, police had said.

by | June 13, 2017 | 15:40

It took three-and-a-half years to build, using Chinese track-laying technology. The new railway will replace what was dubbed the " Lunatic Express ", the railway built more than a century ago by colonial Britain - known for its lengthy delays and breakdowns, as well as its high costs.

by | June 13, 2017 | 16:31

The committee has not confirmed the Tuesday date for Sessions' testimony and are still discussing whether to allow him to testify in open or closed session, or both, as former FBI Director James Comey did last week . Attorney General Jeff Sessions attends a Cabinet meeting with President Donald Trump , Monday, June 12, 2017, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington .

by | June 13, 2017 | 15:45

He said the farmers issues are the creation of the Congress that has ruled the country for almost 60 years. The government was committed to ensuring the freedom of the Press, and the case against NDTV dated back to 2011-12 when the Congress was in power, Mr.

by | June 13, 2017 | 17:04

A profile photo of the 22-year-old infant care assistant, who wanted to join the Islamic State (IS) in Syria and become a " martyr's widow ", was found on a professional networking website. "Furthermore, after Izzah was placed under investigation, important evidence was destroyed by a family member relating to her plans to join ISIS, in order to try to minimise her acts." said MHA.

by | June 13, 2017 | 16:25

During his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, Comey testified that Trump asked him for his loyalty and asked him to end the Flynn probe. James Lankford (R-OK) what he learned from questioning Comey and why the President was so interested in clearing his former NSA director Michael Flynn .