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World News World vows to save Earth after Donald Trump snub
Author: 0 World vows to save Earth after Donald Trump snub

Major powers in the world, including the European Union and China, have reaffirmed their commitment to the climate agreement, and no other countries have so far indicated intention to either follow the USA footsteps or water down their commitment.

World News Notre Dame police attacker was doctoral student
Author: 0 Notre Dame police attacker was doctoral student

Surveillance video of the attack shows the man lunging at officers in the plaza outside the cathedral before being shot. Collomb later said that the man was an Algerian student and appeared to have acted alone. "It's not the person we knew'". The attacker, who was also carrying kitchen knives, shouted "this is for Syria", during the assault, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said on Tuesday.

World News India to elect new President on July 17, counting on July 20
Author: 0 India to elect new President on July 17, counting on July 20

Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi said during a press conference: "ECI is taking all necessary steps to ensure free and fair elections to the office of President of India ". "The date on which polling will be held, if required, is July 17". The BJP's impressive win in the recent election in Uttar Pradesh is expected to help it push its own candidate for the President's post.

World News Germany to pull troops from Turkish base in spat with Ankara
Author: 0 Germany to pull troops from Turkish base in spat with Ankara

Germany's cabinet on Wednesday recommended pulling troops from the Incirlik air base in Turkey . "Given that Turkey is now not in a position to allow German parliamentarians the right to visit Incirlik, the cabinet today agreed to move the Bundeswehr (armed forces) from Incirlik to Jordan ", Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen told reporters.

Author: 0 Top US diplomat in China quits over Trump climate policy

David Rank was named deputy chief of mission at the U.S. embassy in China, and served as acting ambassador following Donald Trump's arrival to the White House in January 2017, Efe news said. Friends said Rank, who became chargé d'affaires in Beijing in January, was deeply frustrated by the general direction of US policy toward China, but particularly about climate change.

Author: 0 Muslim Asian nations caught up in Qatar row

Qatar says it was facing a campaign of lies and fabrications aimed at putting the Gulf Arab state under guardianship, after Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt cut ties with it. An Omani diplomat travelled to Qatar on Monday. "There has been no impact on our operations either in Qatar or with regards to airspace permission around it and we don't anticipate there will be", U.S.

World News London attack victims include Canadian woman, French citizen
Author: 0 London attack victims include Canadian woman, French citizen

Alpha House, the Calgary charity Chrissy worked for, says it has seen an "outpouring of support" and described Archibald as a "bright light" and a "talented social worker". He said the idea was his father's, but it was embraced by the whole family. She said Candice's boyfriend is at her bedside. She said spectators were temporarily prohibited from leaving because of the incident.

World News Coalition Strikes at Pro-Regime Forces in Syria Deconfliction Zone
Author: 0 Coalition Strikes at Pro-Regime Forces in Syria Deconfliction Zone

The dropping of the leaflets in late May coincided with the arrival of pro-regime militias from both Iraq and Syria , which have been amassing near the Tanf border crossing over the past several weeks. Assad's allies also include Iran and Russian Federation. By early afternoon on Tuesday, opposition activists said the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were trying to break into the city from the east, triggering intense clashes.

Author: 0 More arrests expected as gardaí investigate Redouane's time in Ireland

One attacker lived in Ireland for a time but did not attract the attention of law-enforcement authorities, Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny said. He was questioned at Roxboro Road garda station by detectives attached to the Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB ) on suspicion of using forged documents.

Author: 0 Putin dismisses US claims about Trump, Russia and elections

An adviser to Trump's campaign and prominent speaker at the 2016 Republican National Convention, Flynn was sacked less than four weeks after Trump's inauguration after claims he misled Vice President Mike Pence about his contacts with Sergey Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the US, during the presidential transition.

Author: 0 Rush-hour bombing near embassies kills 80, wounds hundreds in Kabul

The Taliban has denied involvement, saying the insurgent group has nothing to do with Wednesday's bombing or any attacks that target civilians . The number of dead and wounded was provided by the Afghan government's media center, citing a statement from the Afghan Ulema Council, the country's top religious body that includes Muslim clerics, scholars and men of authority in religion and law.

World News Another probe joins the lengthening line to question ex-Trump adviser Flynn
Author: 0 Another probe joins the lengthening line to question ex-Trump adviser Flynn

The House committee's subpoenas "will be created to maximize our chance of getting the information that we need", Schiff told reporters at a breakfast hosted by the Christian Science Monitor . It is unclear, however, whether Russian officials actually tried to directly influence Manafort and Flynn. In its report , the New York Times said some Russians boasted about how well they knew Flynn, who was subsequently named Trump's national security adviser before being dismissed less than a ...

World News Trump to announce if US will stay in Paris climate deal
Author: 0 Trump to announce if US will stay in Paris climate deal

The accord, agreed on by almost 200 countries in Paris in 2015, aims to limit planetary warming in part by slashing carbon dioxide and other emissions from the burning of fossil fuels. A withdrawal by the United States would be disappointing but the European Union stands ready to take global leadership on the issue, European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic said in Brussels.

Author: 0 Kinder Morgan Canada falls in trading debut as foes align

Sippican Capital Advisors boosted its stake in Kinder Morgan by 0.7% in the first quarter. The stock traded at a volume of 18.12 million shares. Construction of the Trans Mountain expansion is expected to begin in September, Kinder Morgan Canada said .

Author: 0 President Trump wraps Mideast trip after Bethlehem, Jerusalem meetings

And the fact that Trump is breaking that taboo is a sign that the US recognizes the significance for the Jewish people of that holy site, Pollock said. Mr Abbas' Fatah party is at sharp odds with Islamist group Hamas, which is in power in the Palestinian enclave of Gaza, leaving no unified Palestinian position on peace.

Author: 0 Theresa May slammed for no-show in noisy and ill-tempered election debate

And why do you think she called this election? Take a look out of your window. "With the Conservatives' poll lead narrowing, and May vulnerable on the issue of social care, Corbyn's team believe the idea that May has ducked a debate will resonate with voters", The Guardian reports.

World News Trump's cellphone diplomacy raises security concerns
Author: 0 Trump's cellphone diplomacy raises security concerns

Trump also exchanged numbers with French President Emmanuel Macron when the two spoke immediately following Macron's victory earlier this month, according to a French official, who would not comment on whether Macron meant to use the line.

World News Ditch Paris deal and I'll quit as your adviser
Author: 0 Ditch Paris deal and I'll quit as your adviser

Trump has repeatedly referred to climate change as a "hoax" created to place undue regulatory burdens on American industry and vowed to "cancel" the agreement within his first 100 days in office. The governor leaves this week for China to attend an global climate summit. It was the first legally-binding global climate deal. Cohn said Trump was "leaning to understand the European position" on the climate pact.

World News Declare cow national animal, says Rajasthan HC
Author: 0 Declare cow national animal, says Rajasthan HC

The peacock is a lifelong celibate. It never has sex with peahen. A peacock or a peahen is then born. Except that they do mate, as many on Twitter pointed out. The judgment also said that the cow should be declared a national animal as this would make the animal a "legal entity" and allow the government to appoint persons in loco parentis for its protection.

World News White House Communications Director Resigns amid Tensions
Author: 0 White House Communications Director Resigns amid Tensions

Dubke, 47, had been a behind the scenes player, who helped manage the White House communications strategy, including the aftermath of President Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey. Ms Conway said Mr Dubke had agreed to continue working while Mr Trump was away on his first worldwide trip as president. Blayne Alexander reports the Russian Federation investigation is front and center once again today for the White House with news that presidential confidant and son-in-law Jared Kushner ...

World News Valley students prepare for National Selling Bee
Author: 0 Valley students prepare for National Selling Bee

Now her 12-year-old daughter Jessie Shaw will represent south central Idaho at the Scripps National Spelling Bee Sunday through June 3 in National Harbor, Md. Jessie said she's excited and nervous for the national competition. "I'm hoping to win the spelling bee", he said. "I write a lot, too". The 291 students from all over the country - including the youngest-ever competitor , 6-year-old Edith Fuller from Tulsa, Okla.

Author: 0 Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega is dead

The United States invaded Panama in 1989 and Noriega was convicted of drug charges in 1991. Donald Winters, chief of Central Intelligence Agency operations in Panama, said Noriega brokered deals with South American leaders and acted as a liaison to Cuban President Fidel Castro.

World News G7 Meeting: Nigerians react to Osibanjo's trip to Italy
Author: 0 G7 Meeting: Nigerians react to Osibanjo's trip to Italy

The Acting President assured the G7 countries of Africa's increasing collaboration in trade, counter terrorism and strengthening of democracy. G7 is made up of leaders from the group of leading industrial nations. U.S President Donald Trump is one of four leaders making their first appearance at a G7, alongside newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron , British Prime Minister Theresa May and the host, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni.

World News Britain cuts terrorism threat level after significant police activity
Author: 0 Britain cuts terrorism threat level after significant police activity

Meanwhile, heavy armed presence is being rolled out for what is termed as a Bank Holiday weekend in the United Kingdom - an annual holiday on Monday making it a weekend packed with lots of public events. Several raids have been performed across Manchester in recent days - with officers performing a controlled explosion overnight at a property in Cheetham Hill.

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