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President Trump will withdraw US from Paris climate agreement

President Trump will withdraw US from Paris climate agreement Trump's decision on the Paris deal comes as he and a Republican-controlled Congress are attempting to dismantle other key Obama achievements, including the Affordable Care Act. Leading climate scientists say the emissions trap heat in the atmosphere and have caused a warming planet, sea level rise, droughts and more frequent violent storms. [Full Article...]

Trump Stands With Pittsburgh, But Mayor Says He's With Paris

Trump Stands With Pittsburgh, But Mayor Says He's With Paris The decision snubbed the almost 200 nations who came together for the first major worldwide agreement that aims to tackle climate change. "In order to fulfill my solemn duty to protect America and it's citizens, the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord ", Trump said. [Full Article...]

Gunmen Attack Manila Hotel

The body of the gunman was found in a hotel room inside the complex about five hours later, Dela Rosa said. There, in the city of Marawi, government forces have been battling ISIS-linked militants for control of the city. She was not moving and was probably dead. "I don't know if she is still there". People ran screaming out of Resorts World Manila , which is across a road from the Philippin... [Full Article...]

AAP plans own EVM challenge to prove ECs hackathon guidelines unrealistic

AAP plans own EVM challenge to prove ECs hackathon guidelines unrealistic The Left party CPI-M and the Nationalist Congress Party were the only ones to apply for participation in the Election Commission's challenge . Party leaders said that they will invite leaders from all political parties, as well as the EC, to check the voting machine that party MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj had used in the Delhi Assembly to "prove" EVM tampering. [Full Article...]

Why can't the Afghan government protect Kabul?

Buildings, including a number of embassies, were damaged and more than 50 vehicles destroyed. "I would call it a security and intelligence error". Pakistan has rejected an Afghan claim that it was involved in a massive bomb attack in the capital, Kabul . [Full Article...]

Leaving Paris accord will harm U.S. global influence — United Nations leader

Leaving Paris accord will harm U.S. global influence — United Nations leader Junker spoke Wednesday in Berlin. Originally, the President had aimed to make a decision on Paris before arriving in Europe for his first summit talks with foreign leaders, but in mid-May the White House announced he was delaying a decision. [Full Article...]

Infiltration bids have come down after surgical strikes, says Rajnath Singh

Infiltration bids have come down after surgical strikes, says Rajnath Singh Earlier, admitting that the Kashmir issue was a challenge for the Narendra Modi government , Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has asserted that the Centre will come out with a "permanent solution" keeping in mind "Kashmir, Kashmiris and Kashmiriyat". [Full Article...]

Bill Cosby jury selected

The final group of 12 skewed toward young and middle-aged people, with eight who appeared to be in their 20s and 30s, three who seemed to be more middle-aged and one elderly man who entered the courtroom with a cane. One of the jurors is black - a woman in her 30's - and five of the jurors are white men in their 20's or early 30's. Dozens of other women have made similar accusations against Cosb... [Full Article...]

50000 expected at Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit concert

Other performers scheduled to perform at the tribute show - titled "One Love Manchester " - include Miley Cyrus , Pharrell Williams, Usher , Katy Perry , and Niall Horan . He said: "The very first call we made was to the chief constable of the Greater Manchester Police - if he had said 'this can't happen, ' then it wouldn't have happened". [Full Article...]

Phahlane out, and yet another new police commissioner in

Phahlane out, and yet another new police commissioner in President Zuma has congratulated the new Acting Commissioner and wishes him all the success in his new responsibility. Mbalula said President Jacob Zuma would seek to permanently fill the post soon. He has been the subject of an Independent Police Investigative Directorate investigation. IPID head Robert McBride accused Phahlane and another officer of intimidating IPID investigators looking in... [Full Article...]

In Saudi Arabia, Trump admits India is 'victim of terrorism'

In his Saudi speech, Mr Trump condemned "Islamic extremism", "Islamists" and "Islamic terror", but not once uttered the precise phrase he pressed Mr Obama on. "And it's brought a lot of folks together", Trump said. Trump's speech was touted as a major event-along the lines of a landmark address to the Islamic world by Obama in Cairo in 2009. [Full Article...]

Trump signs waiver keeping U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv -- for now

The decision is a blow to Israeli hardliners and their supporters in the USA, who had hoped Trump's presidency would shift the US toward a fuller embrace of Israeli priorities. Trump had faced a Thursday deadline to determine how to proceed. He signed a waiver delaying such a move for at least six months, something his predecessors from both political parties have done routinely for decades. [Full Article...]

More than 10000 'unscrupulous applications' for Manchester benefit gig tickets

The "One Love Manchester" concert will be headlined by Ariana Grande , the US singer whose concert in the northern English city on May 22 was hit by a suicide bombing that killed 22 people and wounded 116. Stubhub and Viagogo also announced they would not be accepting them. About 50,000 people are expected to attend. "ITV and Britain's Got Talent have no desire to distract from this important... [Full Article...]

Another Bihar topper scam? Humanities top scorer untraceable after announcement of results

Another Bihar topper scam? Humanities top scorer untraceable after announcement of results Questions were also raised about Ganesh Kumar's age, the date of birth he had mentioned in his admission form was June 2, 1993, which means he has turned 24. There is also no mention of his present address in Samastipur in the admission form. This is expected to open can of worms in the already scam tainted Bihar. [Full Article...]

Gunshots, explosions heard at mall, casino in Philippine capital; complex on lockdown

But Dela Rosa says the assailant did not fire at people he met. As news of the attack had spread, President Donald Trump offered the thoughts and prayers of the American people to the Philippines. Resorts World Manila said on social media it was in lockdown. There was no confirmation of the claim, and analysts have said that any connections between the Islamic State and Muslim insurgents in ... [Full Article...]

Nigel Farage named as 'person of interest' by Federal Bureau of Investigation

Nigel Farage named as 'person of interest' by Federal Bureau of Investigation United States lawmakers have launched investigations into Russia's efforts to influence the 2016 election and its possible coordination with Trump campaign aides or associates. He called the story a "hysterical attempt" and said he thought it was "extremely doubtful" that he was being considered a person of interest by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. [Full Article...]

Trump flies to Israel amid concerns over US-Saudi arms deal

Trump flies to Israel amid concerns over US-Saudi arms deal His speech sought to rally Islamic leaders behind a renewed push to tackle extremism, with Trump urging religious leaders to condemn violence and governments of Muslim countries to make further efforts to end support for extremists. "Hillary must return all money from such countries!" But Saudi Arabia places severe restrictions on women's rights and participation in society, including prohibit... [Full Article...]

At least 36 die in gunman's attack on Manila casino

At least 36 die in gunman's attack on Manila casino Ronald dela Rosa said police were in control of the situation and it was possible Islamic State would claim responsibility to serve its propaganda. About 90 minutes after the attack began, Resorts World Manila said on its Facebook page that it was on lockdown following reports of gunfire and was working to ensure the safety of guests and workers. [Full Article...]

Trump breaks campaign promise by not moving US Embassy to Jerusalem

The decision was expected , and comes after he returned from a week-long trip overseas that included stops in Israel and the West Bank . Trump waited until the last minute Wednesday to sign the presidential waiver allowing the embassy to remain in Tel Aviv despite a congressional mandate that it be moved. [Full Article...]

Dems decry, GOP applauds USA exit from Paris pact

Trump's decision fulfills a campaign promise, but it dampens worldwide efforts to slow global warming. When it comes to leadership on climate change , however, Trump has abdicated Washington's role. Counterintuitively, the talking points also argue that the agreement does not go far enough to address climate change: "According to researchers at MIT, if all member nations met their obligatio... [Full Article...]


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