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Trump Rails Against Germany As 'Very Bad For US' In Twitter Tirade

Modi's public support comes at a crucial time for Merkel, who has been fighting secessionist tendencies within the bloc since Britain made a decision to leave the 28-member grouping through a referendum in June a year ago. "Europe and the world are facing lots of challenges and to fight those, India believes, the world needs the strong leadership of Chancellor Merkel", Modi added. [Full Article...]

Poorer nations stand firm in face of American pullout from agreement

Poorer nations stand firm in face of American pullout from agreement Interest in the agreement among many low-income countries likely stems from the $100 billion earmarked for payouts to assist in adaptation and mitigation. President Trump recently removed the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement , heralded by many as a major win for global climate action. "Our rainy season used to start at the beginning of May but now it's the end of June, sometimes J... [Full Article...]

Who Will Be Best To Negotiate Brexit: May Or Corbyn?

Surveys suggest numerous 16 million pro-EU Britons, far from wanting to fight last year's lost battle again, are resigned to Brexit. The former JP Morgan banker and venture capitalist stood in for the prime minister in a prime time television debate among party leaders on Wednesday, further raising her profile and adding to speculation that she could become Britain's first female finance ministe... [Full Article...]

General election 2017 quiz: which party should I vote for?

In mid-April, when the prime minister surprised her country by calling a snap election, it seemed inevitable that she would win and win big, possibly even closing in on a two-thirds majority in the 650-seat House of Commons . We are not looking to do deals with anybody, we are not forming a coalition government. "I want to form a Labour government with a majority to carry out this fantastic p... [Full Article...]

Thousands turn out to remember JFK on 100th birthday

Kennedy in Brookline. Before winning the presidency in 1960, Kennedy attended Harvard University, served in the Navy during World War Two, and won seats in both the House and Senate. Navy band performing at 2:15 p.m. with a U.S. Navy F-18 flyover at 3 p.m. followed by a birthday cake cutting ceremony created by Montilio's Baking Company (the same bakery created the wedding cake for JFK and Jac... [Full Article...]

Ramos ready to play Juventus in final of Champions League

Now 39, he may never get a better opportunity to claim Europe's biggest prize and he concedes it is a source of extra motivation. Asked who was the better player, Zidane said: " Cristiano Ronaldo , no doubt , because he scores goals and that's the most important". [Full Article...]

French Ministry takes on Trump with its own climate change video

Bill Peduto said he stood with the French capital instead of the USA president over his choice to leave the climate agreement. Trump pulls USA out of climate pact: is China set to lead? "The president has made a disappointing decision today to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement , and by extension, global leadership ", Reed said in a statement Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Trump Makes Unusual Case for Eliminating Legislative Filibuster

Under the obscure budget reconciliation process, Republicans could pass a repeal bill with a majority, rather than a supermajority, since such bills are not subject to the filibuster. On Sunday, Mr. Trump tweeted about the health-care legislation that has already passed the House after a tough fight, which his own aides hope will not be tossed aside by the Senate in a bid to start from scratch... [Full Article...]

Putin says patriotic hackers could be fighting for Russian Federation

Fingerprints of snouts and horse hooves? "This is a transferral, I repeat, of internal political squabbling in the United States onto the global arena", he said. The PM said said he was at the SPIEF as a representative of 1.25 billion people, adding that in the past three, years his government had taken "progressive decisions" on all fronts. [Full Article...]

Countries Doing the Most to Fight Climate Change

German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged "more decisive action than ever" to protect the climate after the U.S. pullout from the landmark Paris accord. As a mayor that has served through annual natural disasters and been left to figure out a way to afford the clean-up, we must take climate change very seriously. [Full Article...]

US hackers could be behind US presidential campaign leaks - Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that the Russian economy has entered a new stage of growth as the growth rate of foreign investment has surpassed the level of its economic growth. "We don't feel here that the temperature is getting hotter", he said. "But it turned out that he was right", Mr Putin said. Controversy over the Democratic National Convention cyberattack past year as ... [Full Article...]

Theresa May hits back at 'blowhard' criticism from Jeremy Paxman

Corbyn emerged ahead in the biggest TV event of the general election campaign. British voters will go to the polls on 8 June that will decide whether May, from the centre-right Conservatives , or Corbyn of the leftist Labour Party, gets to sit down with Brussels and hammer out an exit deal that will define the country's trade and diplomatic ties with the EU. [Full Article...]

Where do Merkel's comments leave the European Union and Canada?

Martin Schulz, leader of the center-left Social Democrats, told reporters Trump was "the destroyer of all Western values", adding that the USA president was undermining the peaceful cooperation of nations based on mutual respect and tolerance. [Full Article...]

Leo Varadkar makes history as he wins Fine Gael leadership race

Vardakar was born iand raised in Dublin to mother Miriam , a nurse originally from Waterfold and father Ashok, a doctor from Mumbai . Leo Varadkar is set to become Ireland's youngest ever leader and the first who is openly gay. However, Minister Coveney was ahead earlier today (June 2) with backing from 65 per cent of the party membership, receiving 7,051 votes to 3,772 for Minister Varadk... [Full Article...]

Germany, China vow to deepen partnership amid global uncertainty

While China needs EU technical know-how to fight the pollution blighting its cities, the European Union is looking to Beijing to take action against emissions blamed for increased droughts, rising seas and other affects of climate change. The draft also called the Paris Agreement a "historic achievement" and "proof that with shared political will and mutual trust, multilateralism can succeed in bu... [Full Article...]

White House reiterates Trump's support for strong US-Israel alliance

Communications directors quit frequently, Hagle said. Jared Kushner , the son-in-law of President Donald Trump and one of his top advisers, early this year stepped down as chief executive officer of his family's real estate company. "It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media", Trump said . That's for a variety of... [Full Article...]

Indian-American Ananya Vinay spells 'marocain' to win National Spelling Bee

That wouldn't be a problem, Ananya said. Lily Tugbah, a student of Solidarity International School in Ashiaman could not go past the second round of the contest but believes she has amassed a life-changing experience from it. Ananya's victory broke the bee's three-year streak of ending in a tie. We sponsored her appearance in the Scripps National Spelling Bee last year and this year. [Full Article...]

Trump's lawyer will now answer all Russia-related questions, Spicer says

Dubke's departure may be a harbinger of a major shakeup in the Trump administration. He chafes at reports suggesting Trump is planning to shake up the communications team because he isn't satisfied with Spicer's performance. "No one is giving him the landscape-this is how it works, this is what you should do or not do", a friend told Borger. That would be a little, I think that's - it's an ong... [Full Article...]

Pence hits media circuit to defend Trump's Paris accord exit

That's a question to which the US Climate Alliance - which includes the governors of at least four states, dozens of mayors, and more than 100 corporations - may provide at least a partial answer. In Trump's speech announcing the planned withdrawal of the USA from the Paris Agreement , the president said: "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris ". [Full Article...]

South African politician suspended over colonialism tweets

South African politician suspended over colonialism tweets She was also castigated by members of her own party. Maimane said the DA's Federal Executive had carefully considered Zille's disciplinary case. This included asking Zille to apologise for her Twitter comments, which she refused to do. Maimane has personally distanced himself from the tweets and said that Zille's comments have pushed the party into ill-repute among South Africans. After the ... [Full Article...]


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