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ITUC Response to US Announcement on Paris Agreement

Later on Saturday, Vice President Mike Pence said that remaining in the accord would have proved costly to USA economic growth and to the working-class Americans at the core of Trump's political base. "But we are supposed to get rid of our coal plants", Trump said. California, New York and Washington will chair the U.S. Climate Alliance, which Brown said has been in the works for several month... [Full Article...]

Grande's Manchester benefit concert to go on

Grande's Manchester benefit concert to go on She also talked about meeting the mother of a 15-year-old victim, Olivia Campbell , who died in the terrorist attack . Joan said her heart went out 'to all the victims, ' adding she stands with 'those who lost their lives, those injured, those recovering & all survivors of that night, along with the families & friends whose grief knows no bounds'. [Full Article...]

Roland Garros set to get a new queen

The Spanish-Venezuelan ace, who was looking to capitalize on the absence of Serena Williams and early exits from other top players, lost the first set to Mladenovic 1-6, a score met with cheers from the Mladenovic-supporting French crowd. [Full Article...]

Corey Lewandowski says he's open to White House communications job

Corey Lewandowski says he's open to White House communications job Spicer referred to Kasowitz as "White House counsel", although Kasowitz - Mr. Trump's longtime attorney - is being retained as part of an outside legal team to represent him in the investigation into Russian interference in the election. Washington officials have said that, beyond the role of White House Communications Director, "other staff changes might be expected in the coming weeks". [Full Article...]

Murray and Del Potro meet again; Wawrinka also in action

Murray and Del Potro meet again; Wawrinka also in action Del Potro's forehand was cooking during the opening frame but the world number one was able to tame his biggest weapon during sets two and three. It was a rematch of the 2016 Rio Olympics gold-medal final won by Murray . "Each match I feel I played better". He said: "I already congratulated him with past results. I'm under the impression that I have just come out of bed". [Full Article...]

What's at stake for the US after Qatar hit with diplomatic crisis

The hawkish tone Trump brought in his visit to over 50 Muslim leaders in Riyadh on Tehran and on terrorism is seen as having laid the groundwork for the diplomatic crisis. As David notes, "the biggest USA air base in the Middle East is in Qatar, while the Navy's fifth fleet is based in Bahrain". "We're grateful to the Qataris for their longstanding support of our presence, and we encourage ... [Full Article...]

Diplomatic Row: Qatar Slams Gulf Nations, Says Claims Unjustified, Baseless

Oil giant Saudi Arabia accused Qatar of backing militant groups and broadcasting their ideology, in an apparent reference to Qatar's influential state-owned satellite channel al Jazeera. Doha subsequently cultivated not only Islamists like America's foes Iran, Hamas and the Taliban in pursuit of leverage, but also Washington itself, hosting the largest USA air base in the Middle East. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE sever ties to Qatar over 'terrorism'

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE sever ties to Qatar over 'terrorism' They say Qatar backs militant groups including so-called Islamic State (IS) and al-Qaeda, which Qatar denies. Early yesterday morning, Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates broke diplomatic ties with Qatar . The three Gulf states announced the closure of transport ties with Qatar and gave Qatari visitors and residents two weeks to leave their countries. [Full Article...]

Caught on tape: Shootout leaves two bounty hunters, fugitive dead

The Nissan dealership owner says the two men arrived Tuesday afternoon identifying themselves as federal agents, but police say they were bounty hunters who had a tip that a Minnesota fugitive would be at the dealership that day. "They were dressed casual, we thought they were plain clothes officers", he told authorities. After waiting several hours, Bernal and Garcia approached Hutchinson with th... [Full Article...]

British police identify two London attack suspects

And you will never succeed in dividing our city", Khan added. A police forensics officer was seen entering the house and a person with their head covered was seen being led away in a police van. The family of a Christchurch man stabbed in the London Bridge terror attack says he's doing okay. Pedestrians were mowed down by a van on London Bridge before attackers stabbed a police officer... [Full Article...]

Pentagon: US successfully destroys ICBM target in defense test

Pentagon: US successfully destroys ICBM target in defense test Based on intelligence estimates of the progress of North Korea and Iran's missile programs, GMD and other systems put the United States at least three years ahead of the potential ballistic missile threats from those two countries, Syring said in a press briefing May 31. [Full Article...]

Trump, after House panel subpoenas, backs probing Obama administration

On Wednesday (Thursday NZT), Nunes asked the agencies for details of any requests made by two top Obama administration aides and the former Central Intelligence Agency director to "unmask" Trump campaign advisers inadvertently picked up in top-secret foreign communications intercepts, according to congressional sources. [Full Article...]

Arab nations cut ties with Qatar in new Mideast crisis

Qatar had assigned warplanes to the coalition conducting air strikes against Yemen's Huthi rebels. Egypt's Foreign Ministry accused Qatar of taking an "antagonist approach" toward Cairo and said "all attempts to stop it from supporting terrorist groups failed". [Full Article...]

Nike, Amazon Reject Trump's Climate Stance

Nike, Amazon Reject Trump's Climate Stance Keane said Trump is doing the right thing for American citizens, explaining that the deal hurt the USA economically, while not putting harsher restrictions on major polluters like India and China . "The President has indicated the climate changes". On the other hand, he praised President Trump for taking the "courageous" action of pulling the USA from the Paris agreement. [Full Article...]

Jose Mourinho opens up about Manchester United's interest in Antoine Griezmann

Jose Mourinho opens up about Manchester United's interest in Antoine Griezmann The Red Devils , though, won the Europa League and the EFL Cup this campaign, and have qualified for the group stage of next season's Champions League . "For a period, particularly Manchester United , then did it". Andreas Pereira should get a first-team chance in pre-season after a promising loan spell in LaLiga with Granada, but Adnan Januzaj looks set to leave after an underwhelming time ... [Full Article...]

Sea Lion Pulls Terrified Little Girl Into the Water at Canadian Harbor

Sea Lion Pulls Terrified Little Girl Into the Water at Canadian Harbor A bystander jumped in the water saved her, giving the viral video of the incident a happy instead of a tragic ending, said CBS News . The girl appeared terrified but physically unharmed, and was immediately whisked away from the scene by an adult. [Full Article...]

Ranking US diplomat in China resigns

Ranking US diplomat in China resigns Rank held a town meeting with embassy employees to explain he had offered his resignation and it had been accepted. Confusingly, CNN reported his supposed resignation as "Sources: Acting US ambassador to China quit over Trump climate decision", strongly implying Rank was still serving as ambassador to China and that his resignation would leave the Trump administration in the lurch. [Full Article...]

Trump Criticizes 'Pathetic' London Mayor After Quoting Him Out Of Context

Trump Criticizes 'Pathetic' London Mayor After Quoting Him Out Of Context According to The Hill, Khan doesn't fancy welcoming Donald Trump to England when he spewed such vitriol immediately following the London Bridge terrorist attack . The United States and the United Kingdom have a "special relationship", and it's one that President Donald Trump has repeatedly tested since his inauguration. [Full Article...]

Kellyanne Conway Takes Twitter Jab at Mayor de Blasio Over Gym Video

Kellyanne Conway Takes Twitter Jab at Mayor de Blasio Over Gym Video Conway initially declined further comment on the matter, but later followed up on Twitter , noting his strong support for Trump, the executive order, and his wife. Omar C. Jadwat, the ACLU lawyer who argued the case in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, wrote that Trump's tweets amounted to "a promise: let me do this and I'll take it as license to do even worse". [Full Article...]

Theresa May backs Sadiq Khan after Trump tweet

Theresa May backs Sadiq Khan after Trump tweet London mayor Sadiq Khan has received the backing of his U.S. counterparts, alongside praise for his leadership following the London Bridge attacks on Saturday night. The mayor had told London residents not to be concerned by a stepped-up police presence in the city after the incident. In March, after an attack by an Islamic militant that left five people dead in Westminster, central Lo... [Full Article...]


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