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European Union says Paris agreement to endure despite U.S. withdrawal

The move is major step that fulfills a campaign promise while dampening global efforts to curb global warming . But he added that the United States would begin negotiations to re-enter either the Paris accord or "a new transaction on terms that are fair to the United States, its businesses, its workers, its people, its taxpayers". [Full Article...]

36 dead from smoke in Philippine casino attack

36 dead from smoke in Philippine casino attack Dela Rosa said the man, acting alone, walked into one of the gaming rooms and fired the rifle at a large television screen, then poured gasoline onto a gambling table and set it alight. All mobile patrol units and tactical motorized units of QCPD were deployed to secure the city. Eleazar also called on the public to remain calm and to refrain from spreading unverified information and to be vigil... [Full Article...]

Pakistan may leave anti-terror alliance if it becomes sectarian

Pakistan may leave anti-terror alliance if it becomes sectarian Sartaj Aziz said it was also clarified during the process of framing mechanism that every member would be free to decide its participation in any activity by its free will and without any compulsion. "Statements of Saudi authorities are not ToRs". Upset with the USA intervention in the Saudi-led military alliance of Islamic nations, Pakistan's former army chief General (Retd) Raheel Sharif is mu... [Full Article...]

Philippines crisis: Military launches air assault on ISIS-linked fighters

Philippines crisis: Military launches air assault on ISIS-linked fighters He says troops have cleared nearly 90 percent of the city, where the gunmen have been fending off the military for more than a week. Air strikes are being carried out by the Philippines military in the city of Marawi , that was overrun by Islamic State group fighters last week, reported CNN on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

U.S. 'turning its back on science' after Trump's Paris Agreement withdrawal

He said the Paris Agreement would be bad for American workers. Trump is opposing the Paris deal because he knows what side his bread is buttered on. At home, Mr Brown is battling to reauthorise a cap-and-trade programme that expires in 2020, a key piece of his political legacy. The members of the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda known as the Climate Mayors had previously announced i... [Full Article...]

Saudi blast car was carrying munitions: Interior Ministry

Saudi blast car was carrying munitions: Interior Ministry The incident was reported late Thursday by state-linked Saudi media showing a vehicle engulfed in fire and thick plumes of black smoke. There were also images showing at least one charred body lying beside the vehicle. Most of Saudi Arabia's Shia live in the oil-rich east, where they have long complained of marginalisation. Qatif has witnessed a series of attacks in recent years. [Full Article...]

Ten government soldiers killed in Philippines military air strike - minister

Sometimes the fog of war ... As Islamic State-linked militants besiege a city in the southern Philippines , the local military says the terrorist group wants to establish a branch in the country and "inflict the kind of violence" jihadists have used in Iraq and Syria. [Full Article...]

Spicer refers all Russia-related questions to Trump's lawyer

But a day later, during a briefing that lasted just under 12 minutes, Spicer signaled that the White House has chose to let President Donald Trump's private lawyers field those inquiries. Spicer was also asked to respond to the double-standard between comedian Kathy Griffin, who Trump denounced over violent and unacceptable imagery, and Ted Nugent, who was invited to the White House after r... [Full Article...]

Ten government soldiers killed in Philippines military air strike

Ten government soldiers killed in Philippines military air strike Lorenzana said Armed Forces of the Philippines ( AFP ) Chief of Staff Eduardo Año had ordered an investigation. "Sometimes in the fog of war , a lot of things could happen", he added. "We have many fears", said Abp. Orlando Quevedo, "but, at present, we simply do not have solid and sufficient facts to absolutely reject the declaration of martial law as morally reprehensible". [Full Article...]

I'm Sorry For Body Slamming You

I'm Sorry For Body Slamming You Ryan Zinke (R., Mont.), who left to become interior secretary. The Guardian reporter who authorities say was assaulted by a Montana Republican candidate for a U.S. Gianforte was projected the victor of Montana's special election just after midnight eastern time on Friday morning. She also said Jacobs exhibited no "physically aggressive" behavior toward Gianforte. [Full Article...]

Zbigniew Brzezinski, National Security Adviser to Jimmy Carter, dead at 89

We are remembering my father tonight with the love of his life who inspired him and shared in his wonderful life over six decades. Former President Barack Obama called Brzezinski "an accomplished public servant, a powerful intellect, and a passionate advocate for American leadership". [Full Article...]

More Payless Shoe Stores closing

More Payless Shoe Stores closing If the largest family footwear retailer in the Western hemisphere makes good on these plans, it will have shuttered 800 stores, or almost 20 percent of its fleet. The debt-saddled firm said it would immediately close almost 400 of its 4,400 stores as it attempts to restructure. Four stores in Wisconsin, including the one in La Crosse, are on the list. [Full Article...]

Golden State, Cleveland Ready To Play For NBA Crown

Cleveland Cavaliers Game 1 ( live stream online and score here) in the 2017 NBA Finals series. KD continues to dominate on the court in the series, scoring a game-high 41 points in Game 7 to lead his team to a second National Basketball Association title. [Full Article...]

Explosions, gunshots at resort in Philippines capital

Explosions, gunshots at resort in Philippines capital None of the dead sustained gunshot wound, the police official said, adding that they died of suffocation. "Some of them were found inside the comfort room on the casino ", Southern Police District chief Tomas Apolinario told CNN Philippines. [Full Article...]

Spicer: WH Referring 'All Matters' on Russian Federation to Outside Counsel

McMaster also told reporters over the weekend that Washington maintains back-channel communications with officials in a number of foreign nations , and that the method allows for discreet communication. Dubke's departure comes amid White House plans for a larger strategic communications shake-up to tackle allegations involving collusion between Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Fede... [Full Article...]

'Make our planet great again': Macron trolls Trump over Paris climate agreement

Trudeau vowed to continue working with U.S. states that support climate action "to drive progress on one of the greatest challenges we face as a world". Representatives from environmental groups, climate change activists and trade unions flocked to the White House gates Thursday evening to condemn Trump's announcement on Thursday that he is pulling the USA from the Paris Climate Agreement . [Full Article...]

Top Merkel aide rejects Donald Trump's call to renegotiate Paris climate deal

US President Donald Trump unloaded on India among other countries during an epic rant on Thursday while announcing American withdrawal from the Paris climate change accord. The main damage will have been to USA leadership, in the clean energy industry and in the world at large. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell applauded Trump "for dealing yet another significant blow to the Obama adm... [Full Article...]

Trump very pleased with his communication team: WH

Trump very pleased with his communication team: WH Both Lewandowski and Bossie visited the White House Monday night, according to two people familiar with the meeting, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss a private get-together. More attorneys with deep experience in Washington investigations are expected to be added in the weeks ahead. They also want to know whether Kushner tried to establish a secret channel of communication with Rus... [Full Article...]

Chennai textile showroom fire continues for second day

Chennai textile showroom fire continues for second day For the second consecutive day, T Nagar Chennai's major textile shopping hub remained shut as fire continued to raged. Precautionary measures are being taken to douse the flame. A warning was issued last time to the owners of the Chennai Silks building that, among other things, it lacked ventilation As can only be expected, finance minister D Jayakumar assured stern action against official... [Full Article...]

Trump rejects moving Israel embassy to Jerusalem _ for now

Israel considers the holy city to be its capital and insists the city must not be divided; Palestinians claim east Jerusalem as the capital for a future, independent state. A White House statement on Thursday said Trump remains committed to moving the embassy, but that the delay is meant to "maximize the chances" of helping the two sides reach a peace deal. [Full Article...]


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