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Kenyan police officers killed in bombing, report says

Kenyan police officers killed in bombing, report says Two others are said to be missing. The al-Shabab extremist group claims killing seven officers in the incident, according to the SITE Intelligence Group, which monitors such groups. "One vehicle got destroyed and those on board did not survive", Sheikh Abdiasis Abu Musab, al Shabaab's military operations spokesman, told Reuters by phone. [Full Article...]

Trump may quit Paris climate agreement

But the official said there may be "caveats in the language" that Trump uses to announce the withdrawal - leaving open the possibility that the decision isn't final. Under Obama, the United States had pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26-28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025. In the case of China, that the US would so willingly give up its leadership position in the agreement is an ... [Full Article...]

At least 90 killed after bomb rips through central Kabul

A huge hole was left at the scene of the explosion . It went off close to a busy intersection in the Wazir Akbar Khan district, said Najib Danish, deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry . The attack, which appeared to be one of the bloodiest of the long Afghan war, shattered windows as far as a mile away, causing panic in much of central Kabul . [Full Article...]

Sean Spicer returns to White House role, immediately lets loose on media

Sean Spicer returns to White House role, immediately lets loose on media The communications operation - and Dubke and Spicer specifically - have come under sharp criticism from Trump and many senior officials in the West Wing, who believe the president has been poorly served by his staff, in particular in the aftermath of the Comey firing. [Full Article...]

Four Pac-12 teams to compete in NCAA Baseball Championship

Four Pac-12 teams to compete in NCAA Baseball Championship They head into tournament play for the second straight year having set school records with 19 ACC wins and 96 home runs. The Blue Devils and Horned Frogs (42-16) will play on Friday night at 9:00 p.m. In addition to Iowa, the Big Ten sends Nebraska, Indiana, Maryland and MI. The Hurricanes (31-27) were the first team out, the NCAA said, which did nothing to soften the blow for a team that we... [Full Article...]

Nearly Half of Donald Trump's Twitter Followers Are Fake Accounts and Bots

As the US settled back into its weekday routine Tuesday following the three-day Memorial Day weekend, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to tackle a number of issues, including urging the Senate to expedite actions to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and slamming the USA trade deficit with USA ally Germany. [Full Article...]

Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 90, wounds scores

Numerous victims appear to be civilians, including women and children. He also suggested that the German embassy might not have been the target of the blast, which sent towering clouds of black smoke into the sky near the presidential palace. [Full Article...]

Support for Trump and support for impeachment roughly the same now

Support for Trump and support for impeachment roughly the same now A Politico/Morning Consult poll released Wednesday revealed 43% of voters want to see President Donald Trump impeached, an increase from the 38% of respondents who favored impeachment the previous week. 1, obstruction of justice case no. 2 and treason)? "We're calling on members of Congress to support and introduce the impeachment process in House of Representatives", said Bonifaz, whose gro... [Full Article...]

Remembering the Fallen at Arlington

Southern Command and lost his son, Robert Kelly , who stepped on a land mine on a Marine patrol in Afghanistan. Others are mindless, baseless pile-ons, such as the dumb controversy that erupted over the president's comportment at Arlington Cemetery on Memorial Day. [Full Article...]

Official says Trump expected to pull US from Paris deal

Official says Trump expected to pull US from Paris deal President Trump is nearing a decision on whether to formally withdraw the USA from the Paris climate agreement - a landmark deal in which almost every country volunteered to curb its greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to limit global warming . [Full Article...]

Republican candidate charged after bodyslamming' reporter

A Montana Republican running for a U.S. House of Representatives seat was charged with assaulting a reporter hours before polls opened on Thursday for a special election that could test President Donald Trump's political clout. Stivers' Democratic counterpart, Rep. "So [the assault] probably harms the chances of him getting a really good committee assignment", Michele Swers, a congressional ex... [Full Article...]

After leak, United Kingdom stops sharing bombing intelligence with US

Ariana Grande , shown performing in 2015, announced Friday that she will host a benefit concert in Manchester, England , for the victims of this week's bombing attack. "We will not quit or operate in fear". Salman Abedi was particularly upset by the killing previous year of a Muslim friend whose death he believed went unnoticed by "infidels" in the United Kingdom, said the relative yesterday, s... [Full Article...]

White House official: Trump plans to pull US from Paris deal

White House official: Trump plans to pull US from Paris deal Trump tweeted this morning: "I will be announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days". The Paris Climate Accord (aka Paris Agreement or Paris Accord), enacted November 4, 2016 under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, aims to keep Earth's temperature below 1.5ÂșC above pre-industrial levels, invest $100 billion a year to deal with the effects of clim... [Full Article...]

Philippine Officials: Foreigners Among Islamist Gunmen Involved in Marawi Violence

Philippine Officials: Foreigners Among Islamist Gunmen Involved in Marawi Violence The violence has forced thousands to flee and raised fears of growing extremism in the country. Indonesians and Malaysians are among foreign jihadists fighting the Philippine army in Mindanao island, Manila's solicitor-general said today, in a rare admission that outsiders are collaborating with domestic Islamist groups. [Full Article...]

Nordic leaders troll President Trump

Nordic leaders troll President Trump In what was a characteristically Nordic team-effort, the five PM's posted a cheerful photo of themselves clasping a soccer ball - an obvious poke at Trump's recent "orb photo", which had quite the opposite effect. We hope they will be a roadmap for the future". The photo of Trump that sparked it all was taking on May 21 when a grinning Trump stood around a glowing orb with King Salman and Egypti... [Full Article...]

SNP pledge to protect Scottish agri-food industry

Jeremy Corbyn will also find the move a test of his accusations that the SNP are an austerity party in Scotland "while talking anti austerity to the United Kingdom". "The Scottish government published compromise proposals that would keep Scotland in the single market, but these proposals were brushed aside by the prime minister", said Sturgeon. [Full Article...]

Trump Tells NATO Members to Pay Up

Trump then goes on to adjust his jacket, bringing the lapels together but staying unaware that he just pushed the leader of the newest North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member country, who didn't even mind. But those who study the long-time bond between America and Europe said even the unconventional Trump presidency can't break that transatlantic tie. [Full Article...]

Sweden drops Assange prosecution but British police say he still faces arrest

Earlier on Friday, Swedish prosecutors dropped their investigation against Assange over a rage allegation. Marianne Ny, Sweden's director of public prosecution, has made a decision to "discontinue the preliminary investigation", the Swedish Prosecution Authority announced on May 19, the deadline for prosecutor to either renew or lift Assange's European arrest warrant before a Stockholm court... [Full Article...]

China is behaving like a 'bully' in South China Sea: McCain

In their closing communique in Italy on Saturday, G7 leaders said they "remain concerned about the situation" in the two seas and are "strongly opposed to any unilateral actions that could increase tensions". and Australia should be engaging in "fairly routine" joint military exercises that were not of a "threatening fashion". He cited the United States military response to the gassing of hundre... [Full Article...]

United States successfully shoots down mock warhead over Pacific

The target was launched from a test site in the Marshall Islands, and the ground-based interceptor was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The GMD system received the target tracking data and developed a fire control solution to intercept the incoming missile. In a launch visible in Southern California, the Air Force shot down an incoming missile with a ground-based inte... [Full Article...]


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