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Trump administration asks Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban

Department of Justice lawyers have asked the court to overturn a US Court of Appeals decision that had placed a freeze on President Trump's revised ban, Reuters reports. His opinion came in the case of a US citizen seeking to challenge the denial of her Afghan husband's visa application. Rather than pursue an appeal, the administration said it would revise the policy. [Full Article...]

Trump set to announce decision on global climate pact

Trump set to announce decision on global climate pact Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt , an oil industry ally and climate change doubter. The secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs, and former foreign policy adviser to Malcolm Turnbull, Frances Adamson, was asked whether Australia had made representations to the Trump administration about the Turnbull government's pro-Paris position. [Full Article...]

Philippine police say robbery may be motive

Authorities later expressed doubt that it was terrorism-related. Gunfire and explosions were reported inside Resorts World Manila as a gunman opened fired inside the complex early Friday morning, according to local media reports later confirmed by national police. [Full Article...]

Trump administration launches NAFTA renegotiation process

She also defended the trade agreement: "NAFTA's track record is one of economic growth and middle-class job creation, both here in Canada and throughout North America ". This means negotiations can begin at the earliest in August. Within hours, the president reversed course, saying he'd seek a better deal first. "Achieving this objective starts with ensuring the negotiations protect US agricult... [Full Article...]

Trump Unclear on Details of Pull-Out Method

In a rambling, confusing speech that referenced Pittsburgh multiple times and demonstrated a concerning lack of understanding of the difference between degrees Celsius and Farenheit, Trump declared that the U.S. The focus must remain on implementation of the Paris Agreement, with the remaining Parties continuing to show commitment and ambition to increase their efforts to address climate change,... [Full Article...]

Trump claims fake news, Russians laughing, promotes fake news about Kushner

McMaster and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly made comments as well on Sunday, in defense of the 36-year old Kushner. Last week, the Arizona lawmaker said investigations into allegations of ties between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation were reaching "Watergate size and scale". [Full Article...]

Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in Marawi friendly fire

Ten soldiers were killed while seven others were hurt in what the military termed as a "friendly fire incident" in Marawi City, Lanao Del Sur Wednesday. More than 3,000 soldiers, marines and air force personnel are involved in the fighting, backed by more than 30 assault aircraft, military officials said. [Full Article...]

Spieth right back in the mix at Memorial

Spieth right back in the mix at Memorial Justin Thomas , who was paired with Spieth, birdied four of his first five holes and shot a 5-under 67. Even with a bogey on the final hole, Dufner had a 7-under 65 on Thursday at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio, giving him a tie for the lead with David Lingmerth . [Full Article...]

Elysee: Rouhani Reelection Gives Hope for Tehran's Compliance With Nuclear Deal

Mostafa Mir Salim and Sayed Mostafa Hashemi Taba are trailing with 297 thousand and 139 thousand votes, respectively. "The Iranian nation has chosen the path of interaction with the world, a path which is distant from extremism and violence", Mr Rouhani said in his first speech after the victory. [Full Article...]

Trump's communications director resigns as staff shake-up looms

Trump's communications director resigns as staff shake-up looms Mr Dubke, who didn't work on the Mr Trump campaign, joined after campaign spokesman Jason Miller declined to take the communications director position. He added that Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly and National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster have both discussed that "in general terms, back channels are an appropriate part of diplomacy". [Full Article...]

Two militants killed in Sopore encounter

Two militants killed in Sopore encounter Militants yesterday hurled grenade at a Police party near Jammu and Kashmir Bank in Sopore . Security personnel were conducting a search-and-cordon operation after four policemen were injured in a grenade attack on Wednesday. "Earlier, he was pursuing a Masters in Arabic at Bhopal". "In jail, he applied for some distance learning courses in Kashmir University and was selected for the LLB cour... [Full Article...]

It's time for another Warriors-Cavs rematch

Nobody much cares to hear about it now, but I correctly predicted that the Cleveland Cavaliers would win the 2016 NBA Finals . Brown knows James extremely well from their days together in Cleveland, and he will look to exploit the star's weaknesses in any way he can. [Full Article...]

McKenna 'deeply disappointed' in Trump's decision to leave Paris accord

McKenna 'deeply disappointed' in Trump's decision to leave Paris accord The former POTUS explained the nations who remained in the agreement would "reap the benefits in jobs and industries created" by America's private innovation and investment in clean energy. "For that reason, Mr. President, you have corrected a view that was paramount in Paris ". "It is crucial that the United States remains a leader on environmental issues". [Full Article...]

Trump pulls the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord

Former UN climate chief Christiana Figueres, who helped preside over the talks to secure the agreement, said the move brought an end to the speculation on the topic since Mr Trump was elected. Trump asked during an afternoon event held in a sun-drenched Rose Garden. Under the Obama administration, the USA entered into the climate agreement in April 2016. [Full Article...]

Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger Hails 'Spectacular' FA Cup Win

Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger Hails 'Spectacular' FA Cup Win Wenger has been on the hot seat in recent weeks, with many fans calling for him to be sacked after Arsenal finished fifth in the Premier League and missed out on Champions League qualification. To win in this way with the 30 wins [in the Premier League] and arrive in the final of the FA Cup , without a big squad but a normal [sized] squad. [Full Article...]

It was a message to the Russians

After she described how Russian forces had used technology to ruin her campaign, she urged Facebook to consider adapting their algorithms so fake news can be sifted out of people's news feeds. She also pointed to the length of Russian involvement in the Presidential elections the intelligence assessment that said Russia helped Trump to defeat Clinton. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump pulls United States out of Paris climate change deal

Speaking in Berlin about the Paris climate change accord, he said that "China in recent years has stayed true to its commitment". According to a statement from the mayor's office, Councilmembers Nury Martinez, Paul Koretz and Paul Krekorian joined in the motion. [Full Article...]

European Union leader urges Trump not to ditch Paris climate deal

European Union leader urges Trump not to ditch Paris climate deal The United States is the world's second-highest contributing nation of greenhouse gases, surpassed only by China. "The order has taken the legs out from under the Paris climate agreement that President Obama signed in his previous year in office", Sen. [Full Article...]

NBA Finals, Game 1 - Cavs vs. Warriors

This is not the first time Raiders owner Mark Davis has done this, for he bought a full-page ad for the Warriors when they were in the finals a year ago. "But I think we got a great group of guys, headlined by one of the best guys to ever do it". Last Finals series , Curry was off, and the Warriors subsequently lost in 7. [Full Article...]

'Covfefe'? It's a message to the Russians, quips Hillary Clinton

But precisely because of my "centrist" background as someone who thinks mixing and mingling with Wall Street types does not necessarily suggest corruption, I think HRC's Goldman speeches represented political malpractice in the extreme. "Who told them? Who were they coordinating with, or colluding with?" This orchestrated campaign was "connected, as we now know, to a thousand Russian agents [and... [Full Article...]


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