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Reaction To Trump's Paris Accord Decision

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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will arrive in Brussels late Thursday for talks with EU president Donald Tusk and European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker, with climate change at the top of the agenda. Under the Paris agreement , individual countries created national action plans to rapidly reduce carbon emissions, especially in developed countries. Read More »

Afghanistan: Kabul attack death toll reaches 90

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At least 11 United States citizens were injured in the suicide bomb blast in Kabul, Afghanistan , on Wednesday, according to several USA officials. The attack highlights the continuing security threat posed by insurgent groups in Afghanistan. Read More »

Men probing Ivanka Trump supplier in China arrested, missing

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Guardian . The Jenner sister's fashion line, Kendall + Kylie, also sells shoes produced at the factory in question. A spokesperson for Ivanka Trump declined to comment for Bloomberg's story. Ganzhou Huajian International Shoe City Co. supplies 10,000 to 20,000 pairs of shoes a year for Ivanka Trump's brand , though is just one of 15 Chinese factories contracted by the company, which is understood to sell 20 million pairs each year. Read More »

Hastings' Amber Rudd to stand in for PM at BBC election debate

She has been heavily criticised for sending Home Secretary Amber Rudd to represent the Tories, especially now opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn revealed he would take part . For many, the debate went exactly as expected - lots of arguing, shouting and put-downs.One tweet, from user Jim Pickard, neatly summarised the key themes and statements for those who were not watching. Read More »

Cyclone Mora wreaks havoc in Bangladesh

On the other hand, at least six persons were killed in Bangladesh after cyclone Mora wreaked havoc in the country's south-eastern coast today leaving behind a trail of damaged houses and trees. All flights were suspended to and from Chittagong global airport and the Cox's Bazar airports in Bangladesh as wind speeds remained above 117 kmph. Read More »

Dubke resigns as White House communications director

Dubke said, "The reasons for my departure are personal, but it has been my great honor to serve President Trump and this administration". Cameras were not permitted to record Spicer's comments, as the White House apparently moves to reduce the number of contentious televised briefings. Read More »

Taliban rules out role in Kabul bombing

German , Pakistani and Japanese authorities have said some of their employees and staff were hurt in the explosion . Neither has come forward through official channels to claim the suicide attack. Shortly after the explosion, all roads in Wazir Akbar Khan were blocked off by Afghan security forces and helicopters were deployed over the neighborhood. Read More »

JK: Defying shutdown call, youngsters come forth to enroll in Indian Army

Heavy deployment of security forces was made in the old city areas of Srinagar to prevent violence. Yasin Malik along with chairmen of both factions of Hurriyat Conference , Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq , have called for a two-day shutdown in the Valley to protest the killing of the two militants and the use of "brute force" against the protestors. Read More »

Trump Broadens Search for FBI Director Nearly a Month After Firing Comey

Chris Christie's personal lawyer. CNN first reported that Comey is expected to testify next week before the Senate Intelligence Committee, one of multiple groups investigating Trump-Russia ties. Reps. Mike Conaway and Adam Schiff, who are leading the committee's probe, say the panel approved the subpoenas to compel certain individuals to testify and to obtain personal documents and business records. Read More »

Trump to make official announcement on Paris climate accord Thursday

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Juncker said: "If the USA president pulls out of the Paris agreement , and he will in the next days or hours, then it is Europe's duty to say that that is not how it works". Franken included a chapter on climate change in his recent memoir, "Al Franken, Giant of the Senate". Those countries, which include Brazil, India and South Africa, said after an April meeting that the change in US policy was concerning, and that more needed to be done to ensure the aid comes through. Read More »

US Observes Memorial Day, Honoring Its War Dead

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Donald Trump has been accused of "disgraceful" behaviour and acting like a "toddler President" after a seemingly-jovial rendition of the USA national anthem in honour of fallen service members. "But if Americans just take the time to look into your eyes, and tell you how much we thank you, and how dearly we pray for you, and how truly test then hopefully you can find solace through your pain", Trump said. Read More »

University suggests female graduates wear low-cut tops

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It then followed up by adding: 'Of course, ladies, this advice is not obligatory '. But mandatory or not, the suggestion caused an outcry on social media. Another wrote: "The dress I can understand but the "nice cleavage" you got a Phd, but who cares, shows your nipples". Dassonville called it an example of the everyday sexism that plagues society, and that the university has tried to stamp out. Read More »

Philippines' Duterte uses Lewinsky affair to hit back at critical Clinton

He went on to express hope that the government could negotiate the safe release of his nephew and the other hostages. As helicopters circled the lakeside city where smoke billowed out of some buildings, troops cleared rebel positions amid explosions and automatic gunfire, moving house by house and street by street. Read More »

Jet Airways appoints Vinay Dube as CEO

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Jet's CEO position had been vacant since December 2015 when Cramer Ball quit it to join Alitalia. "Dube is an accomplished aviation leader with over 27 years of USA and worldwide business experience", the filing said. The sharp fall in profit was on account of the airline's fuel bill rising by 59 percent to Rs 1,581.05 crore in the January to March period. Net profit for the fourth quarter came in at 368 million rupees ($5.7 million) compared with a profit of 3.97 billion rupees a year ... Read More »

New poll shows possible defeat for Theresa May

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The Daily Telegraph newspaper's rolling average of the last eight polls now puts the Conservatives on 44 percent, Labour on 36 percent, the centrist Liberal Democrats on eight percent and the anti-EU UK Independence Party on five percent. Read More »

Clinton says false stories on Facebook helped Trump win election

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Trump told NBC he thought of the "made-up" connections between Russian Federation and his campaign when he fired Comey. "I thought it was a hidden message to the Russians", she joked. Nunes made those comments before Mr. Trump's May 9 firing of FBI Director James Comey - a dismissal the White House initially blamed on Comey's mishandling of the Clinton email investigation. Read More »

Iraq paramilitaries move on key town near Syrian border

The territory, dotted with small villages and dusty roads, is home to key supply lines into neighboring Syria and connecting Iraq's north to the capital Baghdad . "They have been trying to bisect Iraq and prevent a unified Sunni block from emerging", she said. A senior Iraqi police official showed the media outlet a list of 27 suspected Daesh members sought by the French authorities, as well as their photos, and said that the Iraqi security forces had obtained this list at the start of ... Read More »

Among the job cuts at The New York Times, the public editor

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On Wednesday, many questioned the Times' decision to eliminate the public editor role completely rather than just swapping Spayd out, and argued that people on social media aren't a substitute for a person employed in the job. "The role, by definition, is a burr under the saddle for the powers that be", she said. In return, our subscribers provide much of the funding we need to support our deeply reported , on-the-ground journalism. Read More »

Obamas buy house they were renting in tony DC neighborhood

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Barack and Michelle Obama have bought the home they've been renting in a tony D.C. neighborhood since the former president left office. The Obamas' (now former) landlord at their new Belmont Road, Northwest, address was Joe Lockhart, once press secretary for President Bill Clinton and a political strategist in Washington before being named executive vice president of communications for the National Football League, a job that required him to move to NY with his family past year. Read More »

Pound under pressure as poll points to hung Parliament risk

On the YouGov website, Rivers sets out how the new model works by interviews approximately 7,000 panellists about their voting intentions in the election. Mrs May was accused of U-turning after announcing that a cap would be included in social care reforms after a weekend of negative headlines following the launch of the Conservative Party's manifesto. Read More »

Kashmir encounter: Two militants killed in Sopore

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On Wednesday evening, four policemen were injured in a grenade attack. Condition of two of them is said to be critical. He was among two terrorists killed by security forces in the encounter in Saimough village. All of the injured have been shifted to a hospital for treatment. A series of crimes involving banks and money have recently taken place in the country. Read More »

Bundestag: Merkel is considering trump as a political opponent

The comments underline the shift in the relationship between the United States and Europe following a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels and Group of Seven summit in Sicily with President Donald Trump . On Monday, Merkel showed how seriously she is concerned about Washington's dependability under Trump by repeating the message she delivered a day earlier that the times when Europe could fully rely on others were "over to a certain extent". Read More »

Trump Is Worried About The Trade Deficit With Germany. He Shouldn't Be

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But Martin Schulz, leader of Gabriel's centre-left Social Democrats, was less emollient earlier in the day when he told reporters Trump was "the destroyer of all Western values". But she also finessed her message slightly on Monday, stressing that she was a "convinced trans-Atlanticist". Spicer described Trump's personal relationship with Merkel as excellent. Read More »