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Sunday snooze: Commerce secretary Wilbur Ross nods off during Trump speech

Speaking a day after Iran re-elected the relatively moderate Hassan Rouhani as president, Mr Trump risked reigniting tensions with Tehran by accusing the country of bearing responsibility for instability in the region. Unlike the Obama administration which would often raise concerns over civil liberties with longstanding Arab allies, Trump had made no mention of human rights during his... [Full Article...]

8-year-old girl among Manchester dead 9:15 am Tue

8-year-old girl among Manchester dead 9:15 am Tue A close friend of Gina's, Shelby Wharton, 17, told the Evening Standard that the college student was "kind and loving" and expressed how she and her friends were praying for good news before they were told she had passed away. Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said the explosion occurred around 10:33 p.m. local time near the ticket office outside the arena. Police carried out a controlled explos... [Full Article...]

NATO Lawmakers Warn Global Warming Will Trigger Food Shortages

NATO Lawmakers Warn Global Warming Will Trigger Food Shortages Both Germany and China on Monday urged the United States to stand by its signing of the Paris Accord, ahead of an expected decision on whether Washington will ditch the agreement. For example, while the United States agreed to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (82 percent of which is CO2) by 26 to 28 percent below its 2005 level by 2025, China committed to stop increasing its Carbo... [Full Article...]

US plan to sell oil reserves undermines OPEC supply management efforts

Certain oil producing countries pledged to reduce combined output by 1.8 million bpd to combat global oversupply for the first six months of the year. "The trend now regarding the output deal is to extend for nine months", Al-Falih said on Monday after the meeting, as reported by Bloomberg News. [Full Article...]

Morgan Stanley (MS) Position Raised by Breton Hill Capital Ltd.

Morgan Stanley (MS) Position Raised by Breton Hill Capital Ltd. Breton Hill Capital Ltd.'s holdings in Morgan Stanley were worth $1,409,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 85.87% of the company's stock. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.92%. $7,500 worth of Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) was bought by Zelnick Edward J . [Full Article...]

Israelis and Palestinans are ready 'to reach for peace'

He said that achieving Israeli-Palestinian peace would achieve stability across the Middle East. " Palestinians are ready to reach for peace". 'Making peace.will not be easy - we all know that, ' Trump stated. They were all saying I did. "They would think that's a great name". The president called the perpetrators of the attack "evil losers". They're losers. [Full Article...]

Iran's Rouhani says missile tests will continue 'if necessary'

Iran's Rouhani says missile tests will continue 'if necessary' Iran's most powerful authority - Ayatollah Ali Khamenei - has ruled out normalisation of ties with the United States.Iran's economy has slowly recovered since the lifting of sanctions previous year but deals with Western investors are few and far between as foreign investors are cautious about trading with or investing in Iran, fearing penalties from remaining unilateral USA sanctions.Washington l... [Full Article...]

US Working Together With UK to Investigate Deadly Manchester Attack - Tillerson

US Working Together With UK to Investigate Deadly Manchester Attack - Tillerson Saffie was a student at the Tarleton Community Primary School , located northwest of Manchester . "Saffie was simply a lovely little girl in every aspect of the word", Chris Upton , headteacher at Tarleton Community Primary School , said. [Full Article...]

US President Donald Trump talks tough on Tehran

After receiving a warm welcome by Saudi Arabia's leadership, many in the establishment media did not expect him to have as positive a reception in Israel. When he met with Abbas earlier this month, he discussed the situation in Gaza and the West Bank but stopped short of supporting a two-state solution. [Full Article...]

Manchester attack: First victim named as Georgina Callander

Manchester attack: First victim named as Georgina Callander One of those helpers was Paula Robinson, a 48-year-old who was reportedly at Victoria train station next to the arena with her husband when she felt the explosion and saw teenage girls screaming and running away from the Manchester Evening News Arena. [Full Article...]

Trump administration confirms renegotiation of NAFTA

Trump administration confirms renegotiation of NAFTA The announcement means trilateral negotiations could begin as early as August 16. "In particular, we note that NAFTA was negotiated 25 years ago, and while our economy and businesses have changed over that period, NAFTA has not". For example, "digital trade was in its infancy when NAFTA was enacted ", he said. "We have been from day one", Freeland told reporters. Last year, trade between Ariz... [Full Article...]

Flynn's lawyer says he won't answer subpoena

Flynn's lawyer says he won't answer subpoena Once Yates' conversations with the White House over Flynn became public, Trump let his national security adviser go on February 13. Comey's associates have said that Trump asked the former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief for a pledge of loyalty during one meeting. [Full Article...]

Michael Flynn lied to get security clearance, House Oversight Democrats say

In December 2015, Flynn travelled to Moscow to participate in the anniversary celebration for Russian RT television, for which he received $45,000, a payment he should have revealed to USA authorities. That alleged request - detailed in a memo that Mr Comey is reported to have written - came a day after Gen Flynn's ouster as national security adviser. [Full Article...]

Park supporters rally near Seoul court

Park supporters rally near Seoul court They were charged with taking bribes worth about 59.2 billion won (52 million USA dollars) from large conglomerates including Samsung , Lotte and SK.Tuesday's opening session will be Park's first public appearance since she was taken into custody in March.Under South Korean law, a bribery conviction involving more than 100 million won ($89,000) can lead to a prison term of more than 10 years or... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump condemns 'evil losers' behind Manchester terror attack

Donald Trump condemns 'evil losers' behind Manchester terror attack Standing beside Palestinian leader, Mahmoud Abbas, Donald Trump said he "won't call them monsters because they would like that term". "They would think that's a great name", Trump said. Theresa May, the Prime Minister immediately reacted and has also just delivered an address in front of her 10, Downing Street residence, condemning the attack as "cold" and "calculated"; the "worst to hit the... [Full Article...]

Trump optimistic during historic visit to Western Wall

The Palestinian premier also said he was willing to work with Trump to advance the peace process. Abbas emphasized that he was committed to cooperating with Trump to forge a deal. President Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday to drive home his call for Middle East peace as he left the region after visiting Saudi Arabia and Israel . [Full Article...]

Behind the controversial Israeli settlements

Behind the controversial Israeli settlements The Post report did not say that Trump identified the source of the information directly. Rabinowitz said Trump understood the significance of the Western Wall for the Jewish people and that was why he made a decision to visit the Western Wall during his first trip to Israel. [Full Article...]

Macron tries to sell plan to reform France's labor market

Macron tries to sell plan to reform France's labor market Reforms agreed by Greece are "remarkable" but the Greek economy is not yet competitive and Athens must press ahead with implementing its existing reforms-for-aid program, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Monday. The latest German-French drive to strengthen the EU's economic coherence come as Britain prepares to leave the bloc. "We see in Brexit an opportunity for our financial ... [Full Article...]

North Korea says it's ready to deploy, mass-produce combat-ready missiles

The test could also alter the dynamics of Moon's plan to review a controversial deployment of the THAAD US anti-missile system in the South that is angrily opposed by China , which sees its powerful radar as a threat to its security. " Juche ", in this usage, refers to domestically produced and DPRK is short for the North's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. [Full Article...]

Brennan says he had concerns about Russian contacts with Trump campaign

Brennan told the House intelligence committee on Tuesday that Russian Federation has used intermediaries to work with the WikiLeaks anti-secrecy group. In January, he lashed out at Trump for comparing US spy agencies to Nazi secret police. Indeed, if the GOP cross-examination was meant to help Trump, it failed. [Full Article...]


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