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France warns of risk of war in cyberspace

France warns of risk of war in cyberspace The first round of the French presidential election took place on April 23. On May 7, Macron defeated right-wing rival Marine Le Pen , a Putin admirer. Macron had surprised the world last week with his white-knuckle grasp of President Donald Trump's hand when the pair met for the first time. "People who lost the election do not want to admit that they really lost, that the one who won ... [Full Article...]

U.S. increases military aid to Israel in the wake of Trump's visit

U.S. increases military aid to Israel in the wake of Trump's visit Trump's caution showed. He did not weigh in on Israeli settlements, the status of Jerusalem or even whether the USA would continue to insist on a two-state solution giving the Palestinians sovereign territory. "The Temple Mount and the Western Wall will forever remain under Israeli sovereignty". Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) and US President Donald Trump seen at Ben Gurion Interna... [Full Article...]

UK police in bomb probe cordon off area in Manchester

Police are investigating the movements of Salman Abedi before he killed 22 people at a concert by United States singer Ariana Grande on May 22, in the deadliest militant attack in Britain for 12 years. Do you have any information about his movements on these dates? "Did you see Abedi in the Rusholme area between 18th and 22nd May". "We need the public's help in this". [Full Article...]

Powerful explosion rocks Kabul killing 90 people, injuring over 350

But the Afghanistan Cricket Board issued a strongly worded statement late on Wednesday, cancelling the matches in light of a truck bombing in the city's diplomatic quarter that killed at least 90 people . He condemned what he called an attack on "those who are in Afghanistan, working with the people there for a better future". Afghan troops backed by United States and North Atlantic Treat... [Full Article...]

Paris Agreement cannot be renegotiated: Italy, France, Germany

So there are great consequences for Jamaica, and we are not the cause of it. Analysts say the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris agreement will make it more hard for the world to reach the goals that it set for itself in the Paris agreement . [Full Article...]

Appeals court upholds block of Trump's revised travel ban

Appeals court upholds block of Trump's revised travel ban It also suspended the USA refugee program for 120 days. Even if the appeals court had sided with the Trump administration, the president's order would have remained on hold because of a separate opinion from a federal judge in Hawaii. It was replaced by a second order , which omitted references to religion and explicitly exempted green card holders. According to the 205-page ruling decided ... [Full Article...]

Trump Asks Supreme Court To Reinstate Travel Ban

The director of the ACLU's Immigrants' Rights Project, Omar Jadwat, says there's no reason to undo a lower court's ruling that blocked the policy. It would impose a 90-day ban on entry to the US from Iran , Sudan , Syria , Libya , Somalia , and Yemen . [Full Article...]

Bengal CM condemns Philippines casino attack

National Capital Region Police chief Oscar Albayalde told reporters outside the casino, as broadcast, that the 36 other people must have died of suffocation given that their bodies were found in smoke-filled rooms. "He had taken his own life by setting himself on fire followed by a self-inflicted gunshot wound", the statement said. He made the move shortly after militants went on a rampage t... [Full Article...]

Trump appeals travel ban case to Supreme Court

However, a district court in Maryland found the ban violated constitutional rights and temporarily blocked it. Trump signed his first executive order on travel a week after he took office in January. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals called the national security concerns an after-the-fact justification for a policy that was "intended to bar Muslims from this country". [Full Article...]

More Arrests as UK Attack Linked to Network

British Interior minister Amber Rudd had described the leaks as "irritating". Police say they are now holding 11 men, aged between 18 and 44, in custody and have made major progress in their investigation. "As they lose ground in Iraq and Syria, foreign fighters are returning, and the group's hateful ideology is spreading online", May told reporters at the summit. [Full Article...]

11 seriously smart people on terrifying realities of climate change

His justifications for doing so were, unsurprisingly, incoherent claptrap. While some small miners have said the Paris agreement could add to costs and limit options for exploration, other major miners, like BHP, have published sustainability reports that have explored the risk that investors could turn away from coal mines. [Full Article...]

Trump's Promise to 'Renegotiate' the Paris Climate Deal Is Pure Political Theater

Trump's Promise to 'Renegotiate' the Paris Climate Deal Is Pure Political Theater And, as he's inclined to do, it was not enough to just say that America was withdrawing from the agreement for economic reasons. He said the country would have benefited from President Donald Trump's negotiating powers and a seat at the table. [Full Article...]

Christy Clark to stay on as BC premier

Legislature, or call another election. If the incumbent government is defeated, Clark said it would then be up to the lieutenant governor to ask the NDP if it was prepared to govern the province. government's power to interfere. The agreement between the second and third place parties would indicate that NDP orange has become the new Green. "Fifty seven per cent of British Columbians voted f... [Full Article...]

US Decision On Paris Climate Deal "Irrational": Indian- American Lawmakers

But he indicated that was hardly a priority. And if we can, that's great. "And if we can't, that's fine". "Advisory councils simply provide advice, and attending does not mean that I agree with actions by the Administration", Musk said in a statement , posted on Twitter at the time. [Full Article...]

Sweden Drops Charges Against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

The prosecutor and her deputy, Ingrid Isgren, would say more about their reasons at a press conference later on Friday, the statement said . He was granted asylum there in August 2012 over fears that if he was detained by British police they would extradite him to Sweden, which would then send him onward to the United States for prosecution over WikiLeaks' publication of secret documents, inc... [Full Article...]

Pittsburgh mayor tweets support for Paris Agreement, despite Trump comments

Trump , tapping into the "America First" message he used when he was elected president past year, said the Paris accord would undermine the USA economy, cost U.S.jobs, weaken American national sovereignty and put the country at a permanent disadvantage to the other countries of the world. [Full Article...]

Trump, after House panel subpoenas, backs probing Obama administration

Comey will testify in open session beginning at 10 a.m. ET, followed by a closed session around 1 p.m., the committee announced . Comey is also expected to address his private conversations with Trump, where the latter reportedly asked him to drop his investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn , CNN reported . [Full Article...]

White House seeks to wall off Russia questions

The first said there is no evidence that Trump has "extensive ties to Russian Federation". A top communications aide to President Donald Trump is exiting the White House as the embattled president considers a broader staffing shake-up amid rising anxieties over the investigation into his campaign's ties to Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Musk, Iger to quit Trump councils after Paris decision

Trump's decision is likely to play well with the Republican base, so the more immediate damage may be on the diplomatic front. Tesla founder Elon Musk confirmed he would quit White House advisory councils on business in protest. "Developed countries should fulfill their obligations under the UNFCCC and Paris agreement to offer financial support to developing countries through the green climate... [Full Article...]

Trump's cellphone use worries security experts

Trump's cellphone use worries security experts As the report noted, this is a break in protocol and raises concerns over security and secrecy surrounding Trump's communications. That said, this recent development isn't surprising as much as it is disappointing: it appears that President Trump has been urging world leaders to call him directly on his personal cell phone. [Full Article...]


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