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Cubans rock to once-censored Beatles at Havana tribute concert

Cubans rock to once-censored Beatles at Havana tribute concert In addition, starting at sunset on THURSDAY, the roof of the CAPITOL RECORDS building will be illuminated with lights corresponding to the four colors of the suits that THE BEATLES wore on the famed album cover . Revolver , the band's previous United Kingdom studio LP, is just as good, if not better. John Lennon enjoyed debunking The Beatles in later years, but there is more than a ... [Full Article...]

Trump administration flip flops on location of Western Wall

Trump administration flip flops on location of Western Wall The Israeli Ambassador to the United States couldn't contain himself after President Donald Trump implied Israel is not located in the Middle East, putting his head in his hands in disbelief at the statement. "Israel is a testament to the unbreakable spirit of the Jewish people", Mr. Trump said. Bethlehem/Jerusalem: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that he is committed "to do everythi... [Full Article...]

Trump's Press Chief Quits Amid White House Shake-up

Trump's Press Chief Quits Amid White House Shake-up Despite the president's lighthearted response to what almost everyone assumed was a typo, Spicer said that there was much more to " covfefe " than meets the eye. Sean Spicer could have come to the daily press conference and said something like, "he obviously meant to type "coverage" but didn't get a chance to finish the thought and deleted it when he realized the mistake", and then moved on t... [Full Article...]

Putin Dismisses Intelligence About Russian Interference in Election as 'Assumptions'

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called the US withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement "a major disappointment" and said it was "crucial that the United States remains a leader on environmental issues", according to his spokesman. [Full Article...]

Global anger at United States for quitting climate pact

Global anger at United States for quitting climate pact The move comes a day after Republican President Donald Trump announced he is withdrawing the United States from the agreement, a pact involving almost 200 nations aimed at slowing the warming of the planet. "We don't want other leaders and other countries laughing at us anymore". Trump , said the agreement would cost American jobs and that negotiations for a new deal that would not dis... [Full Article...]

Macron warns Putin over Syrian chemical weapons in 'frank' meeting

The massacre led to an global accord under which Assad agreed to hand over Syria's entire chemical weapons arsenal. Macron also criticized Trump's character as a leader, comparing Trump to authoritarian leaders Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation and Recep Erogan of Turkey. [Full Article...]

Korea sanctions at UN

The Security Council first imposed sanctions on Pyongyang in 2006 over its ballistic missile and nuclear programs and has ratcheted up the measures in response to five nuclear tests and two long-range missile launches. U.S officials have noted the administration's desire to be engaged and active in Asia , to work on free trade issues and the threat of North Korea . [Full Article...]

North Korea 'flatly rejects' United Nations vow to tighten sanctions

North Korea 'flatly rejects' United Nations vow to tighten sanctions Other analysts attribute Kim's resolve to develop a reliable nuclear weapons capability to an effort to raise the stakes in future negotiations with South Korea and the U.S.to push for economic support and pledges of nonaggression. Newly elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in had pledged to reopen the factories at Kaesong after operations were abruptly suspended in February of 2016. [Full Article...]

France, Germany 'certain' Trump would honour North Atlantic Treaty Organisation pledges

US President Donald Trump called Germany's trade and spending policies " very bad " on Tuesday, intensifying the row between the longtime allies. He also chided Trump for criticizing a "longstanding ally" after tweeting that Germany is not adhering to its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military obligations early this week, as well as on several other high-profile occasions. [Full Article...]

China vows to stick to climate deal before Trump announcement

The sharp words from Gabriel came after Trump concluded his first official tour overseas which took him to Saudi Arabia , Israel , Brussels and then Italy for a G7 summit, the German website Local.de reported . "We Europeans must really take our destiny into our own hands", she said . " Europe must become a player active in worldwide affairs". And Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister ... [Full Article...]

Narendra Modi leaves for France after wrapping up Russian Federation visit

Narendra Modi leaves for France after wrapping up Russian Federation visit Megyn Kelly's first " Today Show" assignment aired Thursday, a story put together as part of her trip to Russian Federation to interview Vladimir Putin both one-on-one and in a panel at a public conference. USA president Barack Obama in December announced sanctions against Russia in the wake of the allegations of election meddling, which included the expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats and t... [Full Article...]

Trump quitting climate treaty 'very regrettable' - Angela Merkel

The announcement by Trump led to business titans Elon Musk and Disney CEO Bob Iger announcing that they would be resigning from Trump's advisory council. Oil giant ConocoPhillips added weight to that argument, stating that as part of the pact the USA would have a hand in shaping the industry's global future. [Full Article...]

Eyewitness to Jakarta bombings tells of terror

Eyewitness to Jakarta bombings tells of terror Meanwhile, Malaysia's Ambassador to Indonesia Datuk Seri Zahrain Mohamed Hashim has advised Malaysians residing in Indonesia to remain alert and stay away from public places or heavily guarded areas. Australians in Indonesia have been warned to be vigilant following a deadly suicide bombing in Jakarta . Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull told parliament he had offered his condolences ... [Full Article...]

UN votes to add 15 North Koreans, 4 entities to UN blacklist

UN votes to add 15 North Koreans, 4 entities to UN blacklist Voting unanimously to add the names of 14 North Korean officials and four entities linked to the North's nuclear and missile programs to the United Nations blacklist - making them subject to a global travel ban and asset freeze - the council said it was "sending a clear message" that the missile tests would not be tolerated. [Full Article...]

Muted reactions from Alaska officials to Trump decision on Paris Climate Agreement

Activist groups including the Sierra Club and Indivisible Chicago will lead the march beginning at 4:30 p.m. Friday. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said CT has joined a group of states agreeing to adhere to the terms of the Paris climate agreement despite President Donald Trump's move to withdraw the USA from the deal. [Full Article...]

US buildings light up green in solidarity with Paris climate accord

US buildings light up green in solidarity with Paris climate accord Despite President Donald Trump's best efforts, the entirety of the trillion-dollar clean-energy industry won't be leaving America for more forward-thinking lands - not if Gov. Earlier on Thursday, de Blasio tweeted that "opting out of Paris Accord is a grave error". "Trump's choice ensures it will only get worse". Cuomo says the NYSERDA solicitation will procure 1.5 million MWh of electricity... [Full Article...]

United States warship sails close to disputed island controlled by China

United States warship sails close to disputed island controlled by China While U.S. officials did not immediately comment on yesterday's operation, Washington has in the past insisted that it has the right to conduct so-called freedom of navigation operations, or FONOPS, in the area because it is in global waters. [Full Article...]

1 of 3 Escaped Prentiss County Inmates Captured

1 of 3 Escaped Prentiss County Inmates Captured The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2rykuVR ) that the men are accused of escaping from the Prentiss County Jail early Thursday morning. They are using helicopter, dogs and personnel on foot. Tolar emphasizes the men should be considered risky and should not approach or attempt to apprehend them. [Full Article...]

EU, China fail to agree on steel, trade dumping at summit

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said the world's No. 1 polluter will stick to its pledges to tackle global warming, underscoring the risk of USA isolation if President Donald Trump pulls out of the Paris climate accord. The official told reporters that the European Union and China will also "spell out" how they plan to meet their commitments to the landmark worldwide accord to fight global warming ... [Full Article...]

Putin Dismisses Russian Election Interference, Calls it "Useless & Harmful Gossip"

Russian President Vladimir Putin has again denied that the Russian government intervened in the 2016 USA presidential race, suggesting Friday that American hackers - and perhaps the Central Intelligence Agency - could have framed Russia . [Full Article...]


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