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Trudeau: Canadian was one of seven killed in London terror attack


But May said the election would go ahead on Thursday as planned. May said that Britain was facing a new threat from copycat attacks, and "it is time to say 'enough is enough .'" She called for worldwide agreements to curb online extremism, said longer jail sentences might be needed for terrorism offenses and argued that there is "far too much tolerance of extremism in our country". Read More »

British Pound Falls Ahead Of Next Week's Election


Jeremy Corbyn will also get a chance to further improve Labour's poll ratings during tonight's live BBC debate - a debate which Theresa May has declined to take part in, choosing instead to send the Home Secretary Amber Rudd in her place. Read More »

China calls on Germany in C919 EASA certification push


Without mentioning the USA specifically, he said China has been "actively promoting the Paris agreement and we were one of the first countries to ratify the Paris agreement". A draft statement obtained by Bloomberg says the European Union and China want climate change and clean energy to "become a main pillar of their bilateral partnership, including in their economic relations". Read More »

ACP decries withdrawal from climate agreement

The U.S. was supposed to provide an additional $2 billion, but President Trump has balked at that idea, and his proposed budget includes cuts to global climate programs. Not long after, Musk tweeted that he was departing the council, adding that " climate change is real". In a statement , the European Commission reaffirmed its backing of the Paris Accord: "The world can continue to count on Europe for global leadership in the fight against climate change". Read More »

Police make 12 arrests in connection with London attack

Witnesses described hearing shots as police arrested several people in connection with the London Bridge terror attack . In the final tweet in his morning series, Trump noted that the London attackers used a van to slam into pedestrians and then assaulted people with knives. Read More »

BT Group plc's (BT) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Citigroup Inc

They now have a GBX 150 ($1.93) price target on the stock. This was shown in analysts note on 31 May. Volution Group plc is a United Kingdom company, which is a supplier of ventilation products to the residential and commercial construction markets in the United Kingdom and northern Europe. Read More »

Mattis to Asia: 'We're still with you'

Pyongyang has how conducted a dozen ballistic missile experiments this year, in defiance of United Nations sanctions warnings and amid suspicions that it may be preparing for another nuclear test. Mattis outlined the Trump administration's approach in remarks to reporters traveling with him to Singapore , where he will deliver a policy speech at an worldwide security conference Saturday and meet with several Asian counterparts. Read More »

Washington, California, New York Unite To Back Climate Pact


The governor of Hawaii has also pledged to continue concrete steps to implement the Paris accord, while governors of Colorado, Minnesota, Oregon and Virginia committed to clean air and clean energy. Bush and decisions taken in the name of the war on terror."This transition will continue with or without United States of America, which now has Syria and Nicaragua for company as the only three countries, who are currently not part of the Paris Agreement", said Chellam."We have not done this ... Read More »

Trump exits Paris Agreement: He is getting warm

The price of oil has fallen sharply as investors bet that President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement will increase the country's oil and gas production. While UN officials stress that it could take several years before there is a proper understanding of the implications of a USA withdrawal, they also say the deal was structured to require action at multiple levels of government, not just federal. Read More »

Won't judge Trump for exiting Paris accord

Under the agreement, every country submitted a plan to lower greenhouse emissions and agreed to meet regularly and share progress. "This agreement is less about the climate and more about other countries gaining a financial advantage over the United States". Read More »

World Leaders "Unified" In Horror And Sorrow Following London Bridge Terror Attack


Theresa May has said the United Kingdom must change the way it deals with extremism after seven people were killed and 48 injured in a terrorist attack in central London last night. Following the Manchester attack, Cricket South Africa had said there were concerns over safety but was comfortable with the reassurances and guarantees provided regarding the team's security. Read More »

U.S. unemployment lowest since 2001, but there's a catch

The industry has added an average of 46,000 jobs per month thus far this year, in line with the average monthly job gain in 2016. "While the message was a little muddied today, the evidence generally suggests the labor market is cyclically tightening, and the Fed will need to continue to lean against that", said Michael Feroli, an economist at JPMorgan in NY. Read More »

Trudeau Team 'Disappointed' Over U.S. Exit From Paris Climate Accord

The company acknowledged Friday that he would not step down from Trump's business group. "The president believes in a clean environment, clean air, clean water". Asked about the comment several days later, Trump's now-chief of staff Reince Priebus told Fox News that Trump "has his default position, which is that most of it is a bunch of bunk". Read More »

Modric: Real Madrid can win many more titles

Then came the Club World Cup with Real Madrid and the end of a five-year Spanish title drought before new highs were reached in the Champions League . "I love football. I have the chance to be with this great club, with this great squad". However, the La Liga champions overhauled their Italian counterparts in the second period with goals from Casemiro, Ronaldo and Marco Asensio sealing an emphatic and deserved victory. Read More »

Jobs Added in May, Unemployment at 16-Year Low


Some slowdown in job creation has been expected, as the labour market heads deeper into one of the longest expansions in USA history. The percentage of working-age Americans in the labor force declined last month to 62.7 percent, the third-straight monthly decline and near a four-decade low. Read More »

British Airways Cancels All London Flights Following Catastrophic IT Failure


Delays were also reported in Rome, Prague, Milan, Stockholm and Malaga due to the system failure, which coincided with a bank holiday weekend and the start of the half-term school holidays for many people in the UK. The airline said delays could continue until Sunday, but that they hoped to resume majority during the day. The company said it was "extremely sorry for the inconvenience this is causing our customers during this busy holiday period". Read More »

France, Germany 'certain' Trump would honour North Atlantic Treaty Organisation pledges


But with Trump having selectively abdicated the U.S.'s role as the leader of what used to be called the Free World, Europe is slowly turning towards Merkel for leadership and she has reluctantly begun to take up the mantle. Spoken in her typically odd style, these words followed USA president Donald Trump's first official trip to Europe , during which he criticised German trade, threatened to pull out of the Paris climate agreement (which he has followed through on), and lambasted ... Read More »

Michael Bloomberg, US mayors vow to meet Paris targets even without Trump

McMillon said in a Facebook post late on Thursday he was "disappointed in today's news about the Paris Agreement ". Blackrock Inc Chief Executive Larry Fink said on Thursday he would continue to serve on Trump's business forum, despite reservations about the White House climate decision because he believes he can add to policy discussions and be a voice for investors. Read More »

Dollar edges up ahead of jobs report

Those gains filtered through to global stocks, lifting the MSCI All-Country World index 0.4 percent to a record high and on track to post a seventh straight week of gains, the longest such run since 2010. The economy generated 138,000 jobs in May, marking the 80th consecutive month of job growth, though Friday's number represented a downshift in the pace of job creation. Read More »