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France's Macron to meet unions on Tuesday on labour reform

Macron was expected to emphasize the need for closer European cooperation in the fight against jihadists, especially with fellow EU heavyweight Germany, French officials said. Analysts say the main reason why Greece has taken a step back is its stalled bailout negotiations. During his campaign, Macron spoke of his desire to re-calibrate France's role on the African continent. Read More »

China's Li: fighting climate change is 'global consensus'


He said: "If Mr Trump wants to leave the climate pact, then we must talk openly about trade relations and market distortions". Such a move would be a major break from worldwide partners that would isolate the United States in efforts to curb global warming. Read More »

Man investigating abuse at Ivanka shoe factory vanishes


She and her father both have extensive trademark portfolios in China, though neither has managed to build up a large retail or real estate presence here. It makes millions more for others, including Coach and Nine West. Factory managers couldn't be reached for comment by phone. This file photo taken on September 14, 2016 shows workers on a production line at the Huajian shoe factory, in Dongguan, southern China's Guangdong province, where about 100,000 pairs of Ivanka Trump-branded shoes ... Read More »

Wary Of North Korea, US Destroys Mock Warhead Over The Pacific


On Tuesday, the agency successfully intercepted an intercontinental ballistic missile in an important test utilizing its ground-based midcourse defense system. He has signaled an interest in expanding civilian exchange with North Korea, but many analysts say he won't likely push for any major rapprochement because North Korea has gone too far in developing its nuclear program. Read More »

May blasts Corbyn on Brexit as her poll lead narrows


Labour could win 257 seats, an improvement over 2015's 232 seats, according to the YouGov poll . This time round the choice is likely to be even less clear, with the Liberal Democrats greatly reduced in number and the pro-EU Scottish National Party likely to have more influence. Read More »

White House offers cryptic explanation for Trump's 'covfefe' tweet


Donald Trump's former campaign manager has suggested the president is the greatest communicator the country has ever seen. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer showed up 45 minutes late to an off-camera press gaggle Wednesday afternoon, where he then proceeded to flee the podium after taking barely seven minutes worth of questions. Read More »

Trump likely to withdraw US from Paris climate accord


It was negotiated by 195 countries at a conference in 2015. Trump claimed before taking office that climate change was a "hoax" created by the Chinese to hurt the US economy, an assertion that stands in defiance of broad scientific consensus. Read More »

Israel plans to build elevator to the Western Wall in East Jerusalem

Instead of implementing the UN Security Council Resolution 242 passed on November 22, 1967 which calls for the withdrawal of Israel from the Arab occupied areas, Israel annexed Golan Heights and East Jerusalem . The future of the anti-Iran coalition was now officially tied to the Palestinian issue, despite Netanyahu's strenuous efforts to separate the two. The result has been a dramatic drop in Trump's popularity among Israelis, from a high of 79 percent in January to only 56 ... Read More »

Clinton says Trump campaign likely guided Russians before US election

In a commencement speech over the weekend, Clinton wouldn't identify President Donald Trump by name, but she implied that if things continue as they are, it could indicate an end to "free society". investigations into Russia's interference in the presidential election are ongoing. "Russian officials must be laughing at the US and how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News", Trump said Tuesday. Read More »

Opporsition leader among injured in latest Venezuelan protests


But left-leaning nations that have been sympathetic to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro insisted the OAS had no business interfering in the crisis, in which protests against Maduro's government have left at least 60 people dead. Dany Bahar, fellow at Brookings Institution, said the bonds purchased by Goldman are "vastly undervalued". The letter comes after two months of protests against Maduro's regime over deteriorating conditions in once-wealthy Venezuela. Read More »

Restaurant Offers Deal in Honor of 'Covfefe' Tweet

The agency says the individual tried to jump the bike rack at a park near the South Lawn and the Ellipse. (The tweet has since been deleted ). There was a time in the not-too-distant past when President Trump refrained from flamethrowing messages on Twitter. Read More »

Amid US doubt, United Nations chief says climate deal essential, 'get on board'


Axios , Politico and the Associated Press reported that anonymous sources said Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt would work out details of the withdrawal from the agreement. Musk serves on the administration's Strategic and Policy Forum, as well as its manufacturing council. Still, Cohn said that the carbon levels agreed to by the prior administration "would be highly crippling to the US economic growth", and if the president had to choose between limiting carbon ... Read More »

Dozens dead after attack on Coptic Christian buses in Egypt

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. Sisi said he had ordered strikes against what he called terrorist camps, declaring in a televised address that states that sponsored terrorism would be punished. "Terrorists are engaged in a war against civilisation, and it is up to all who value life to confront and defeat this evil". Coptic Christians make up about 10% of Egypt's population of 91 million. Read More »

TriMet Stabbing Suspect Rails In Court


I'm gonna say that on the stand. "It's incredible and I think what everyone hopes that they would do in a situation like that, and he did it", Gianola told KOIN. Portland stabbing survivor Micah Fletcher was in court May 30 as his alleged attacker Jeremy Christian was arraigned. Around the time Christian appeared in court, shouts erupted from the hallway outside. Read More »

Cyclone Mora claims 7 lives in Bangladesh

Bangladesh's Cyclone Preparedness programme head had earlier told EFE that 56,000 volunteers had helped in the evacuation in 18 coastal districts of the country. Some 500 shelters in Chittagong areas is providing shelter to the people and low lying areas like Cox Bazaar is expected to be inundated with floods which can go anywhere between 4-5 feet. Read More »

Former FBI Director Comey to testify before Congress on June 8

The committee will also ask questions on Mr Comey's role in the development of the USA intelligence agencies' assessment that Russian Federation meddled in the U.S. Trump later changed the story, saying that it was related to the ongoing investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Senators will also likely ask Comey about his relationship with the president in the weeks leading up to his firing. Read More »

Corbyn will join TV election debate, but without May

Protestors and supporters watch the arrival of the politicians who are taking part in the BBC Election Debate hosted by BBC news presenter Mishal Husain, as it is broadcast live from Senate House, Cambridge, eastern England , . This is people's hard-earned money. Answering questions during a visit to a factory in Bath, Mrs May denied she was " frightened " of taking on her rivals face-to-face. Read More »

British PM May looks 9 seats short of parliament majority - YouGov

Theresa May's first major task as prime minister was to negotiate Brexit , but her party only had a small majority in Parliament. Despite saying she wouldn't, May called for a snap election to shore up more support. Another candidate warned that even if Mrs May gets a big majority, she will "lose power in the party". Sterling had risen in recent weeks on the prospect that the Conservatives would win by a landslide. Read More »

DHS sec'y 'wouldn't criticize' Russian Federation channels

In a response to the media reports, Jamie Gorelick told the New York Times his client submitted the questionnaire prematurely on January 18 - and that the next day Kushner's office told the Federal Bureau of Investigation he would provide supplemental information. Read More »