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As Trump drops climate change fight, Canada goes its own way

Climate-change deniers have taken the castle. However, the coal industry received a boost post the election of Trump and has gained 10.9% in the last six months, higher than the S&P 500's gain of 7.6%. The American Business Act on Climate Pledge set ambitious, concrete goals like reducing emissions by 50 percent and water usage by 80 percent, achieving zero waste-to-landfill and purchasing 1... [Full Article...]

Trump seriously considering moving United States embassy to Jerusalem al-Quds: Pence

Trump seriously considering moving United States embassy to Jerusalem al-Quds: Pence Many presidential candidates have made similar pledges in the past to appeal to right-wing Jewish voters, but none have followed through during their administrations. While President Trump has not explicitly pulled USA support for a two-state solution, he has also not insisted on that outcome as the only resolution to the decades-old conflict, as his most recent successors have all done. [Full Article...]

Anti-ISIS coalition to meet in Washington

Anti-ISIS coalition to meet in Washington The answer may depend on how one defines "defeat". It is "only a matter of time", he said . Wednesday event was the first meeting of the worldwide coalition since the election of Trump, who has pledged to make the fight against IS a priority. [Full Article...]

Couple killed in microlight crash named

Couple killed in microlight crash named Three CAA investigators have arrived at the site of the crash, near the rural Owaka Highway, and begun their examination. An investigator will be sent to the scene tomorrow by the CAA, as well as two support investigators, to identify the cause of the accident. [Full Article...]

Budget 2017: EI premiums, sin taxes, cheater crackdown to finance Liberal vision

President Donald Trump is vowing substantial tax cuts. The budget commits almost $3 billion to support innovation over the next five years and promises to develop an innovation and skills plan that will target six sectors the Liberal government see as good bets for spurring economic growth and creating well-paying jobs: advanced manufacturing, clean technology, the agri-food sector, digital indu... [Full Article...]

Professor detained in China returns to Australia

Professor detained in China returns to Australia He said it was "still a mystery" to him why he had not been allowed to leave China. His return was also hailed by the Australian government and UTS. President Xi Jinping's administration has tightened control over nearly every aspect of civil society since 2012, citing the need to buttress national security and stability. [Full Article...]

Conte sure Chelsea deserved at least a draw

Conte sure Chelsea deserved at least a draw The boy was one of three children with serious or life-threatening illnesses Chelsea had invited to the game to meet their heroes as part of the club's Wishes programme. "Every game will be very tough from now until the end. Otherwise, you must fight and play every game to win because in England an easy game does not exist", he told reporters. [Full Article...]

What Americans Really Want in Health Care Reform

What Americans Really Want in Health Care Reform The two top Democratic leaders in Congress - Sen. "The general consensus was let's just get it done", said Rep. Barry Loudermilk, R-Georgia, also a member of the Freedom Caucus, of health care. What we're hearing: A well-wired Republican tells me the party can't risk "looking like a clown vehicle". We all agree on these things. These ideas should be presented and discussed by Democrats in op... [Full Article...]

European Union leaders mark bloc's 60th anniversary as turning point

European Union leaders mark bloc's 60th anniversary as turning point European Council chief Donald Tusk hammered the point home, asking: "Why should we lose our trust in the goal of unity today?" They said that they will act together, at different paces and intensity where necessary, while moving in the same direction, as they have done in the past, in line with the Treaties and keeping the door open to those who want to join later. [Full Article...]

May tries to reassure Gibraltar in exit process

May tries to reassure Gibraltar in exit process Meanwhile many people in Gibraltar - who voted overwhelmingly both to remain under British rule in 2002 and to remain in the European Union past year - fear the future of the territory could be on the bargaining table during Brexit talks after the PM's blunder. [Full Article...]

Arab League Endorses Two-State Solution, Again

He added it was necessary "to deal firmly with Israel to force it to stop building settlements, implement worldwide legitimacy resolutions, end the continuous violations against the Palestinian people, and lift the unjust siege imposed on the Gaza Strip". [Full Article...]

Cyclone Debbie to bring rainfall to the South West

The premier of the Queensland region Annastacia Palaszczu said she was pessimistic about seeing the damage caused by Debbie. Debbie was downgraded to a category two cyclone on Tuesday evening after strong winds lashed Airlie Beach, Proserpine and Bowen. [Full Article...]

Shark found in Australian floodwaters following cyclone Debbie

Shark found in Australian floodwaters following cyclone Debbie Evacuations in Southern Queensland and Northern New South Wales were continuing as conditions worsened in the region. It means that Commonwealth Funding would be made available for local councils to restore, clean and fix public assets, reported Xinhua. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump calls Russian Federation probe a 'witch hunt'

Donald Trump calls Russian Federation probe a 'witch hunt' On Twitter, Trump voiced his support for the effort by Flynn-who briefly served as the top national security official in the White House before being forced to resign-to secure immunity in exchange for his testimony before Congress and the Federal Bureau of Investigation . [Full Article...]

Islamic State second-in-command killed in air strike - Iraqi intelligence

A government statement says Iraqi fighter jets have carried out airstrikes against the Islamic State group outside Mosul , killing more than 100 militants. In February, the last month covered by the report and the first full month of the Trump administration, four such civilians were killed, the coalition said . [Full Article...]

Communities on alert as floods move south

He said 13 evacuation orders remained current, affecting about 25,000 people. A NSW State Emergency Service worker steering his boat through the flooded streets of the northern NSW town of Lismore following Tropical Cyclone Debbie. He said the flooding in Lismore was the worst experienced in the city in the past 15 years. The closure was caused by Tweed River levels fluctuating between minor and... [Full Article...]

Salman Khan Has Approached THIS Heroine For His Next Production

Salman Khan Has Approached THIS Heroine For His Next Production Kabir Khan who has directed Tubelight is busy with its post-production work. The film will be screening on June 23, 2017 . He tweeted, "Gear up Salman Khan fans..." After delivering blockbuster Bajrangi Bhaijaan , Kabir Khan and Salman Khan have collaborated for the second time for this film. [Full Article...]

US' Tillerson: NATO allies must boost defense spending

Tillerson's comments undercut predictions made by Democrats that the Trump administration planned to relax sanctions against Russian Federation. "That is not going to happen", he said , adding that spending on areas such as refugees should be included in the calculations: "The actual conflict with the United States is that we don't consider it justifiable if security spending only means defen... [Full Article...]

Public dislikes Trump's, GOP's plans on health care

Public dislikes Trump's, GOP's plans on health care It was not only a defeat for House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), who was the architect behind the bill, but for President Donald Trump, who tweeted about the Republicans' "wonderful new Healthcare Bill" meant to replace what he called "imploding" Obamacare. [Full Article...]

Bob Dylan Picks Up Nobel Prize Medal - He Was In Town Anyway

Dylan will play in the southwestern city of Lund on April 9 as well as his two concerts in Stockholm . Just Academy members and Dylan's staff were present, they confirmed. He has said he will not give his Nobel lecture this weekend but a recorded version of it will be sent later. His second concert is on due Sunday. The Jewish-American singer-songwriter received his Nobel Literature prize ... [Full Article...]


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