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White House says Donald Trump, Germany's Merkel share excellent relations

Trump had told European Union leaders last week, according to reports in the German press."See the millions of cars they sell in the US, terrible". "That has not changed with President Trump ". "He said they're very bad on trade but he doesn't have a problem with Germany", said Cohn, director of the National Economic Council, according to the White House pool report from Taormina, Sicil... [Full Article...]

Trump says United States will withdraw from Paris climate accord

The president said the United States would begin renegotiation to " re-enter the Paris Accord or an entirely new transaction" on "fairer terms" to the U.S., its businesses, its workers and its taxpayers. Some of Trump's aides have been searching for a middle ground - perhaps by renegotiating the terms of the agreement - in an effort to thread the needle between his base of supporters who oppose... [Full Article...]

Exiting Paris, Trump leaves deal shaped by US priorities

Exiting Paris, Trump leaves deal shaped by US priorities The United States and France will continue to work together, but not on the subject of climate", the source said. The deal's transparency rules also reflect USA priorities, as countries including China, the world's biggest carbon polluter, grudgingly agreed to open up their emissions reporting to outside scrutiny. [Full Article...]

Obamas purchase their Washington DC rental house

Obamas purchase their Washington DC rental house The real estate website, Zillow.com, lists the estimate for the nine-bedroom, 8.5-bathroom stone mansion at $6.187 million, about two million less than the Obamas paid for it. Other past presidents who have lived in the neighborhood located about two miles (three kilometers) from the White House include Woodrow Wilson and William Howard Taft. [Full Article...]

Trump to Pull Out of Paris Climate Deal

Trump to Pull Out of Paris Climate Deal The Paris decision has deeply divided the Administration, with internationalists, such as Tillerson, arguing that it would be beneficial to the United States to remain part of negotiations and global meetings surrounding the agreement, as a matter of leverage and influence. [Full Article...]

NCTO welcomes Trump's decision to renegotiate NAFTA

The letter kicks off a required 90-day consultation period for the Trump administration, after which the president will be permitted to begin meeting with Canada and Mexico about rewriting the 23-year-old trade deal. It is less detailed than a draft sent to lawmakers in March, which said the Trump administration would seek tax equality and the ability to reimpose tariffs if Mexican and Canad... [Full Article...]

'We're Getting Out': Trump Announces Withdrawal From Paris Climate Accord

'We're Getting Out': Trump Announces Withdrawal From Paris Climate Accord French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni said in a joint statement Thursday that they take note "with regret" the USA decision to pull out of the 2015 agreement . After Trump's announcement, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo tweeted her appreciation for Pittsburgh. The White House signalled that Mr Trump was likely to decide on... [Full Article...]

Coach Steve Kerr possible to return in NBA Finals, sources say

Question is, which team has more at stake entering the 2017 NBA Finals? . Not that anyone expected any different. Beaten a year ago by Cleveland's historic comeback, the Warriors will try to avenge that defeat and get back on top when they face the Cavaliers again, the first time two teams have met three straight times in the NBA Finals . [Full Article...]

Hassan Rouhani wins second term as Iran president

His nearest challenger was hard-line cleric Ebrahim Raisi , with 15.5 million votes. Mostafa Mir Salim and Sayed Mostafa Hashemi Taba are trailing with 297 thousand and 139 thousand votes, respectively. Rouhani's win is likely to have a huge impact on the country's relations with the West and on the Iran nuclear deal , which was achieved after years of tough negotiations. [Full Article...]

Penguins defeat Predators in Game 2 of Stanley Cup Final

Penguins defeat Predators in Game 2 of Stanley Cup Final Peter Laviolette knows that his team has been the better team through most of the first two games of this series, yet they are down 2-0 despite all of that because of the opportunistic Penguins, Matt Murray , and Pekka Rinne's implosion. [Full Article...]

J&K: Two terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Sopore

J&K: Two terrorists killed in encounter with security forces in Sopore The official said there has been no casualty so far. They alleged that police would harass him before he left home. Family members of Aijaz said that he was Arabic student in Bhopal in 2013. Bhat along with another militant, Faizan, was killed in a gun-battle with security forces in the Saimoo area of Tral on Saturday. As terrorists took shelter in the village later, the army and the CRPF cordon... [Full Article...]

Diplomats converge in Washington to discuss Venezuela's political crisis

Over the weekend, a report in the Wall Street Journal said that Goldman has paid 31 cents on the US dollar for the bonds issued by PDVSA the state owned oil company that mature during 2022 or approximately $ 865 million while citing five people that were familiar with the bonds' transaction. [Full Article...]

Reactions mixed to climate agreement withdrawal

Reactions mixed to climate agreement withdrawal Mexican cement producer Cemex (CX), which has substantial USA business, rose 2% Thursday afternoon. Former U.S. vice-president Al Gore called Trump's decision "a reckless and indefensible action" and said the move "undermines America's standing in the world". [Full Article...]

'Covfefe'? It's a message to the Russians, quips Hillary Clinton

Going forward, Clinton said that she believes that it was "realistic" for Democrats to retake the House in 2018, notably by focusing on Republican congressional districts she won. A special counsel, former FBI Director Robert Mueller, was appointed to lead an investigation after Trump fired Comey. "They were connected to, as we now know, the 1,000 Russian agents who were involved in delivering tho... [Full Article...]

Death toll rises to 129 in Philippine troops' assault on militants

Death toll rises to 129 in Philippine troops' assault on militants Padilla said 960 civilians have been rescued, and an estimated 1,000 residents remain trapped in the city. Up to 90 percent of Marawi's people have fled to safety amid the intense fighting, and rescuers in ambulance vans have crisscrossed the city in recent days to save hundreds of trapped residents. [Full Article...]

Trump expected to delay US embassy move to Jerusalem

Trump expected to delay US embassy move to Jerusalem There's concern that this would inflame tensions in the Arab world. Trump's move to renew the waiver for six months keeps the US embassy in Tel Aviv for now. Reacting to Trump's signing of the waiver, the Israeli cabinet minister Yuval Steinitz said the move made no sense and represented "a surrender to unfair Arab and Muslim pressure". [Full Article...]

Clinton quip on 'covfefe': It was a message to the Russians

Some of those people helping the Russians, she said , had access to "polling and data information". "I got paid for the speeches I made... at some point it bleeds into misogyny", Clinton said, seemingly oblivious to the fact that the criticism was rooted in accusations that she was a puppet of financial institutions like Goldman Sachs, regardless of her anatomy. [Full Article...]

Several public figures voice concern over Trump's withdrawal from Paris Agreement

But Pittsburgh's Democratic mayor doesn't see it that way. "In order to fulfil my solemn duty to protect America and its citizens, the U.S. will withdraw from the Paris climate accord ", Trump said from the White House Rose Garden, promising to seek a "fairer" deal for the US. [Full Article...]

Protests break out across Kashmir after Hizbul commander Sabzar Ahmad is killed

In their appeal they asked people to march to Tral in Pulwama district to offer prayers (fateha) of Sabzar, the successor of Burhan Wani . Amid curfew and restrictions imposed by authorities on Sunday, tense situation prevailed over the Kashmir valley a day after Hizbul Mujahideen commander Sabzar Bhat was killed in south Kashmir's Tral. [Full Article...]

Pentagon Blames 'Secondary Explosion' In Strike That Killed Civilians In Mosul

Although the majority of airstrikes in the Syrian region are conducted by the US led coalition, responsibility for the attack has not yet been confirmed. But ISIS fighters had rigged the building with roughly 1,000 pounds of secondary explosives "unknown to the coalition". They claim there were no IS fighters in the house struck by the US bomb and that IS militants had not rigged it with explosi... [Full Article...]


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