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Curfew In Srinagar Day After Hizbul Commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat Killed

Government forces in riot gear set up barricades in the main city, Srinagar , and other towns in southern Kashmir to prevent people from reaching Bhat's funeral in Tral. Bhat was buried this morning at a graveyard in Ratsuna area of Tral where hundreds of people had gathered. Authorities clamped a curfew across most of IHK. [Full Article...]

28 people had this to say about Trump's climate decision

28 people had this to say about Trump's climate decision Sachs continued, "What is a shame is that this agreement, like any other negotiation probably has issues which should be dealt with in future negotiations, but leaders continue to work towards an end goal and not just walk away from the initial accords and steps that have been taken". [Full Article...]

New Health Care Plan Unlikely This Year, Republican Senator Says

The poll, conducted May 16 to 22, surveyed 1,205 adults with a 3% margin of error. House Republicans were criticized for passing such a bill before the assessment. The CBO projected that the American Health Care Act (AHCA) would reduce the national deficit by $119 billion over 10 years, mainly due to its massive cuts to Medicaid and the replacement of nongroup insurance subsidies with ... [Full Article...]

Paris Deal Not Subject to Renegotiation Despite US Withdrawal - EU Commissioner

New Jersey's newly-formed Sustainable Business Council executive criticized what he called , Trump's "outmoded 20th Century business model" that he says prioritizes fossil fuels over green energy. "The same has been said by the secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change". 'Climate change is real. However, Nicaragua has not joined because they actually thoug... [Full Article...]

Trump raps Justice appeal in travel ban case

Trump said in a tweet , "we need to be smart, vigilant and tough". "I think we ought to go back to the first (ban), and go all the way ". While Trump aides once disputed the term "ban", the president has trumpeted the word in the days since the terrorist attack in London . [Full Article...]

NBA Finals 2017 Game 2

NBA Finals 2017 Game 2 Not much went right for Cleveland after the first quarter of Thursday's opener. Thompson played in his 78th postseason game to pass Jeff Mullins for most in franchise history. So, I know we can play better. The Finals are in a class of their own, however, and it could be argued that the result of game 1 was far from out of the ordinary. [Full Article...]

Saudi-led alliance cuts ties with Qatar

Saudi-led alliance cuts ties with Qatar The snapping of the Saudi-led Arab coalition ties with fellow Gulf Arab state Qatar was due to the news that was carried by Qatar's news agency which Doha alleged to have been hacked. Riyadh has accused Qatar of backing terrorism and extremism, while Bahrain has charged Qatar with interfering in it internal affairs. UAE carriers Emirates, Etihad, flydubai and Air Arabia , as well as Saudi... [Full Article...]

Duterte to extremists: No talks even if you kill hostages

Duterte to extremists: No talks even if you kill hostages Lorenzana said that Hapilon brought 50-100 fighters to join Maute's 250-300 men, while two other groups, the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters and the Ansar Al-Khilafah Philippines , together brought at least 40 militants with them. Terrorists burned a Catholic cathedral and three buildings of Dansalan College, a United Church of Christ school, before raising the black IS flag in Marawi . [Full Article...]

Modi tells Macron India will 'go beyond' Paris climate accord

Modi tells Macron India will 'go beyond' Paris climate accord It found that seven in 10 registered voters (69 per cent) said the USA should participate in the agreement, compared with only 13 per cent who said the United States should not. The daily quoted Christiana Figueres, a top former United Nations climate official, as saying: "If the U.S.is not going to be with them there, shoulder to shoulder as they used to be, well then China , could be th... [Full Article...]

Warriors beat Cavs 132-113, take 2-0 Finals lead

Despite a Superman effort by LeBron James , the Warriors beat the Cavaliers by 19 points Sunday, stretching their series lead to 2-0 and their playoff record to 14-0. Kerr has been dealing with pain associated with complications from back surgery. But after the game, he said he felt fine and just needed some food and wine two feel better. [Full Article...]

Flashback: London Mayor Slams Trump's 'Ignorant' View Of Islam

Although the three terrorists were able to wreak a great deal of havoc in a short space of time, an exceptionally fast police response meant they were shot dead within eight minutes of the first reports of the attack. The concert drew a huge crowd and heavy security. Miss Hedge, who has lived in London for a year, had just finished her shift at Elliot's cafe in Borough Market and was having ... [Full Article...]

Macron says French troops to stay in Mali, wants more German support

Macron met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Monday, a day after his inauguration, to draw up a roadmap to deeper European Union integration. In a brief statement beforehand, Macron said France and Italy share much common ground and noted the challenges Italy has faced with the arrival of large numbers of migrants. [Full Article...]

Following London attack, Trump flunks latest leadership test

On one level, President Donald Trump reacted to Saturday night's terrorist attack in London much as his predecessors might have. The attackers were shot dead by police, and 12 people have been arrested in Barking in east London . Trump used his initial response late Saturday to promote his travel ban - which US courts have blocked. The Trump administration last week formally asked the Sup... [Full Article...]

Climate action continues despite USA withdrawal: COP22 President

State governors, city mayors and powerful companies united yesterday in defiance of President Donald Trump's pledge to take the United States out of the Paris climate accord , pledging to meet greenhouse gas emission targets regardless. [Full Article...]

Several deaths in shooting near Orlando

Several deaths in shooting near Orlando Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings was expected to announce details "as soon as info is accurate", his office said. Multiple people were killed Monday inside a company that makes awnings for recreational vehicles. The situation is contained and stable, deputies said. Further details had yet to be released. The official Twitter handle of the OCSO in Florida said of the incident: "OCSO work... [Full Article...]

London terror attack: Canadian Christine Archibald named as one of victims killed

The Islamic State said a "soldier" from the group carried out the attack. Police moved quickly into a working-class neighborhood in East London today and arrested 12 people, many of them connected to the dead terrorist who wore a fake bomb vest during the attack. [Full Article...]

Bloomberg pledges $15 million for Paris climate agreement

Democratic state governors, city mayors and powerful companies united on Friday (June 2) in defiance of President Donald Trump's pledge to take the United States out of the Paris climate accord , pledging to meet greenhouse gas emission targets regardless. [Full Article...]

Star duo leads the way for Warriors

After leading by three at halftime, the Warriors used a huge third quarter to extend the lead to 14, and continued to build for a 132-113 victory at Oracle Arena in Oakland . Kevin Durant is playing incredible basketball in these NBA Finals and is one of the best players in the world. It's eaten at him over the past year, of course. [Full Article...]

61 mayors adopt Paris climate accord after United States pulls out

After all, we're the United States . " India's resolve to take up the leadership of saving the planet from climate change while others abrogate their leadership", he said , further adding that India has led the focus on Sustainable lifestyles in Paris agreement . [Full Article...]

ACP: Withdrawal from Paris Agreement undermines health threats from climate change

Republican politicians and representatives of the coal industry cheered Trump's action. "So, that's been my focus". "If one country decides to leave a void, I can guarantee someone else will occupy it", UN Secretary-General António Guterres said earlier this week, warning that in abandoning global climate efforts, the United States was bolstering the position of rivals like Russian Federation and ... [Full Article...]


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