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Daily chartWho is to blame for the Conservatives' polling slump?

Mr Corbyn faced demands from the audience to say whether he would be ready to use Britain's Trident deterrent. In an effort to maintain pressure on the Tories over the issue, Mr Corbyn said: "It is staggering that just six days from polling day millions of pensioners still don't know what's in store for them if they are unlucky enough to get dementia or any other condition that needs care ... [Full Article...]

London Bridge shut down after van hits pedestrians

In March, four people were killed in London after Khalid Masood rammed his auto into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge before fatally stabbing a policeman outside the Houses of Parliament. The State Department issued a statement condemning what it called "cowardly attacks targeting innocent civilians". It is the latest in a string of attacks to hit Europe, including in Paris, Berlin and Sa... [Full Article...]

Trump Resumes Search for New FBI Chief With Two Interviews

No official date has been set for Comey's testimony, but CNN reports that the final details are being worked out for Comey to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee , which is investigating possible Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. [Full Article...]

US quit Paris, now what?

US quit Paris, now what? Merkel, whose country hosts this year's global climate summit, said Trump's decision was "extremely regrettable and that's putting it very mildly". There are many other examples. Spokesman Dmitry Peskov added that its implementation will not be as effective "without the key signatories". "The EU is still committed to collectively mobilize $100 billion toward activities related to climate chan... [Full Article...]

USM students studying abroad are safe following London attacks

Please remain calm, but be alert & vigilant. He says that his thoughts are with everyone affected. "There is no justification whatsoever for such barbaric acts.", Khan wrote on Facebook. · May will chair a meeting of Britain's "COBR" emergency response committee on Sunday morning. There was a line of people going down to the emergency exit. [Full Article...]

Trump likely to withdraw United States from Paris climate accord, senior official says

Trump likely to withdraw United States from Paris climate accord, senior official says Donald Trump has been very vocal about his stance on climate change over the years. White House aides were divided on the topic and had been deliberating on "caveats in the language" as late as Wednesday, one official said. He also pointed to the opportunities that climate action can provide, such as through the creation of jobs and increased economic growth. Though he regularly criticized the... [Full Article...]

Schiff believes Nunes violated his recusal with "unmasking" subpoenas

Those subpoenas were issued in the same batch as the first subpoenas from the Russian Federation probe, which had bipartisan support. "I think they're part of the White House desire to shift attention away from the Russian Federation probe and on to the issue of unmasking", the panel's ranking member, Rep. [Full Article...]

UN Security Council adds sanctions against North Korea

The Trump administration has pledged to work with China on North Korea , but Trump has said the USA would act unilaterally if China did not step in. His comments came shortly after the UN Security Council expanded targeted sanctions against North Korea in response to a series of missile tests conducted this year. [Full Article...]

PM May's lead falls to 3 pct points

A total of eight polls carried out since the May 22 Manchester suicide attack have shown May's lead over the Labour Party narrowing, with some suggesting she might not win the landslide predicted just a month ago. "Combining the model probabilities and estimated census counts allowed the pollster to produce what it hopes is a fairly accurate estimate of the number of voters in each constitue... [Full Article...]

Van strikes pedestrians on London Bridge, police respond to 2 other 'incidents'

Bystanders who witnessed Saturday night's attack on Borough Market , near London Bridge, said they tried to stop the assailants from stabbing people by pelting them with glasses and bottles and hurling tables in their direction. "He swerved right round me and then hit about five or six people", Jones reported. "He hit about two people in front of me and then three behind", he said . [Full Article...]

Map: The state of the Paris agreement

Map: The state of the Paris agreement The 2015 pact was signed by 195 nations that agreed to environmental action to combat climate change.In a speech delivered outside the White House Thursday, Trump called the deal "draconian" and said it imposes unfair environmental standards on American businesses. [Full Article...]

The Celtics Won The Game

The Celtics Won The Game Kyrie Irving took over in the second half and finished with 42 points, LeBron James added 34 and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of an nearly inevitable third date in the Finals with Golden State by rallying to beat the Boston Celtics 112-99 on Tuesday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals . [Full Article...]

Juventus Sound Out Liverpool Star's Agent

Juventus Sound Out Liverpool Star's Agent The Serie A champions are now preparing for the Champions League final with Real Madrid and although Can may only be used on a rotational basis should he eventually leave Liverpool for Juventus , it would now represent a step up. Liverpool signed Can from Bayer Leverkusen back in the summer of 2014 for £10 million. The €30m asking price would definitely be affordable for Liverpool , altho... [Full Article...]

After test, U.S. says missile defenses are outpacing ICBM threat

After test, U.S. says missile defenses are outpacing ICBM threat Syring's Missile Defense Agency sounded a note of caution. Despite so many failures, critics of the program's efficacy have questioned whether the tests are too easy. The Missile Defense Agency this morning released a video of this week's successful intercept of an intercontinental ballistic missile target over the Pacific Ocean. [Full Article...]

London Bridge car attack, nearby stabbings 'terrorist incidents,' police say

In the aftermath of the attack, London Mayor Sadiq Khan issued a statement describing the incident as a "cowardly terrorist attack ". My thoughts are with all those affected. "Officers are now responding to an incident in the #Vauxhall area". The patrons sheltered in the basement and police then arrived at the scene, the witness said. [Full Article...]

Trump Won't Announce Jerusalem Embassy Move During Israel Trip, US Official Says

Trump Won't Announce Jerusalem Embassy Move During Israel Trip, US Official Says The longstanding USA stance is that the site is in Jerusalem , full stop. Emotions run hot over the status of Jerusalem and the Western Wall, considered the holiest site where Jews can pray. Embassy in the actual Israeli capital. Instead, the president will be accompanied by the rabbi of the Western Wall. The US Envoy to the United Nations made the two remarkable statement supporting Israel... [Full Article...]

India making billions for signing Paris deal

The US is the world's second biggest carbon emitter. If you instead compare the impact of the Paris Agreement to no climate policy, then the temperature reduction is much larger, on the order of 1 degree Celsius - 1.8 degrees Fahrenheit - by 2100. [Full Article...]

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation unaware if in 2000 Putin, Clinton discussed Russia's accession to alliance

President Vladimir Putin ridiculed the allegations of Russian meddling in USA elections, accusing the Democrats of trying to shift blame for their defeat and likening the accusations against Russia to anti-Semitism. The idea that the hacking had reportedly been carried out from Russian IP addresses which constituted meaningful evidence of anything was absurd, he said. [Full Article...]

India vs Pakistan: It is Like Any Other Match, Says Hardik Pandya

For Kohli , too, the match is significant - it will be first time he will lead India in a global tournament . Sarfraz Ahmed is a perky wicket-keeper batsman, who has taken to the captaincy like a fish to water. We always say you pick an attack to take wickets, and that's what we're trying to do. We could have a leg-spinner (Azhar Ali). Ahmed, while talking about the exclusion of Khan, ... [Full Article...]

Atlanta mayoral candidates speak out on Paris accord withdrawal

Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Jack Dorsey called Trump's decision to pull the USA out of the Paris agreement an "incredibly shortsighted move backwards by the federal government". "It is a considerable impact, and it is the first time since 2009 we see a considerable downward trend in temperatures because countries have made proposals for what they are going to do", said Prof Höhne. [Full Article...]


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