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Senate to hear from former FBI director

Flynn is one of a number of current and former associates of Trump who are at the center of investigations by the FBI and congressional committees into whether anyone close to Trump helped Russian Federation interfere in the United States election to hurt Clinton and help Trump, and whether any crimes were committed. Read More »

Trump calls for end of the legislative filibuster

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But he said he was disappointed in the House plan because it could have spent more to meet needs within state government. Democrats argued it underestimates revenues and prioritized tax cuts for businesses over protecting the state's most vulnerable residents. Read More »

Trump incorrectly labels Philippines robbery a terror attack

The victims did not appear to have been shot but are thought to have died of suffocation, Southern Police District Director Superintendent Tomas Apolinario said. Albayalde said there is no threat of terrorism in Metro Manila . There was a stampede as people tried desperately to escape the shooting and the smoke. Read More »

President Trump: Paris Agreement a 'self-inflicted major economic wound'

This would send a message that moving away from the pact was not possible, after US President Donald Trump announced on Thursday that he was pulling his country out of it. The President stated that the US has "the most abundant energy reserves on the planet". President Donald Trump caused worldwide consternation on Thursday when he announced the United States was ditching the agreement, arguing that it was too lenient on China, India and Europe. Read More »

India, China benefiting the most: Trump pulls out of Paris climate deal

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Iger served on Trump's Strategic and Policy Forum , a group of business leaders who offer the president advice. Democratic cities and states, aware that the American public as a whole is increasingly concerned about climate change, are taking their stand , perhaps in recognition that the issue could become a pivotal one in the congressional and governor elections in 2018, and perhaps the presidential race in 2020. Read More »

CNN has own big on-air typo while mocking Trump's Twitter goof

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It was deleted around 6 a.m. Wednesday, but by then, the typo had become a word, with a rapidly evolving life of its own. Spicer on the covfefe tweet: "The President and a small group of people know exactly what he meant ". Moments after tweeting about the "meaning of covfefe " on Wednesday, he turned to Twitter again to blast the Russian Federation probes and address a series of other issues. Read More »

Trump's Paris decision was as predictable as it is disappointing

The vast majority of scientists believe that global warming - bringing with it sharp changes in climate patterns - is mainly the result of human activities from agriculture to industry. This was not the first time that the USA was opting out of an worldwide climate agreement , the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) said. Standing in the heart of Europe, Trump publicly lectured NATO partners about their military commitments and offered no explicit endorsement for the collective defense ... Read More »

Patriotic Russians may have staged cyber attacks on own initiative: Putin

Last month, the US Justice Department appointed a special counsel led by former FBI Director Robert Mueller to oversee the federal investigation into Russian interference in the election. The decisions were taken during wide-ranging discussions held between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin in St Petersburg . Read More »

Smoke from fire kills 36 in Philippine casino attack

Abella said the gunman fired warning shots but there was no indication that he wanted to harm or shoot anyone. Most of the dead suffocated in the chaos as guests and staff tried to flee choking smoke at the complex, ANC News channel said, quoting the Bureau of Fire Protection. Read More »

British police release three men arrested in connection Manchester attack

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Officers are asking for the public's help in piecing together what happened in the lead-up to the atrocity at the Manchester Arena last Monday in which terrorist Salman Abedi killed 22 people. Although detectives have no reason to believe the bag contains anything risky, they are warning the public not to approach it, and instead call 999 immediately. Read More »

Elon Musk is leaving presidential councils over withdrawal from Paris accord

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had advocated for remaining in the deal, arguing the US should not give up its seat at the table by exiting the deal. The objective of the Paris Agreement is to prevent an increase in the global average temperature, and keep it well below 2°C. Citing "onerous energy restrictions" placed on his country, the United States leader used a study by National Economic Research Associates, which claimed 27 million American jobs will be lost by 2025, to justify his ... Read More »

White House official quits amid tensions

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Inovo paid the Flynn Intel Group $530,000 in 2016, according to a March filing by Flynn's company with the Justice Department.U.S. intelligence agencies concluded in January that Russian President Vladimir Putin oversaw a campaign of computer hacking, fake news and propaganda meant to swing the election to Republican Trump over his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton . Read More »

Angela Merkel: Trump can't stop us on Paris deal

Almost 200 countries joined the landmark deal forged under Trump's predecessor. "We need this Paris agreement to preserve our Creation", she said - a rare use of religious imagery by Merkel, a pastor's daughter who is usually intensely private about her faith. Read More »

Paris climate pact can't be renegotiated: UNFCCC

DiCaprio took to social media to decry the controversial decision. There's already evidence that a galvanizing influence has occurred. The shift to a clean energy future is an engine for growth and well-being around the world, she said. Read More »

Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit airing on Disney channels

In a statement, the platform said that it was additionally removing the sale of any items "which profits in any way from the tragedy in Manchester " and restricting the accounts of sellers who attempt to do so. 22 people, including an eight-year-old girl, died in the terrorist attack, while over 100 were injured. The original tickets were sold for £40. The concert will see Little Mix, Black Eyed Peas, Justin Bieber , Katy Perry , Miley Cyrus , Coldplay , Niall Horan , Pharrell ... Read More »

What Will Comey Testify About Before the Senate?

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This means while Comey will be dishing on his conversations where POTUS allegedly urged him to close the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn , he likely won't be discussing the FBI's ongoing investigation into Russian Federation potentially meddling with the election. Read More »

Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Putin, disagreements for cooperation

Putin said the "Russo-phobic hysteria" in the U.S.is aimed "against the current president of the U.S.to prevent him from working normally", but predicted "this will end, sooner or later". Macron advocated "a democratic transition that preserves the Syrian state", warning that "failed states" in the Middle East were a threat to the West. Read More »

Trump pulls USA out of Paris climate accord

But when the world met again in 2015 to build a more ambitious accord, the then USA administration of Barack Obama championed an ambitious stance. "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris", he added. The man responsible for signing the US onto the Paris accord in the first place was, as expected, not thrilled. "In addition to being disappointed, I'm also angry". Read More »

Diplomats converge in Washington to discuss political crisis

Last month, on 24 April, in a resolution adopted by 450 votes to 35, with 100 abstentions, the EU Parliament strongly condemned the "brutal repression" exercised by the Venezuelan security forces, as well as irregular armed groups, against the peaceful protests, as a result of which more than 20 people have died and many wounded. Read More »

I'm no supporter of Corbyn, says Sedgefield Labour candidate

Andrew Gwynne, Labour's election co-ordinator, said: " Theresa May has thrown her own election campaign into chaos and confusion". In what amounts to her biggest misstep of the campaign to date, May set out plans on Thursday to make some elderly people pay a greater share of their care costs, before hastily announcing on Monday there would actually be a limit. Read More »

At least 36 dead in Manila casino attack

National police chief Ronald dela Rosa told DZMM radio the lone gunman had not aimed his assault rifle at people at the Resorts World Manila entertainment complex during the hours-long drama that began shortly after midnight (12.00 p.m. Read More »

Attacker sets fire in crowded Philippine casino, killing 36

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Manila police chief Oscar Albayalde told reporters that it was "a simple robbery and most likely it was done by a demented person". The attack, which sent hundreds fleeing into the streets during the night, prompted a claim of responsibility from the Islamic State group, but police said there was no evidence to support terrorism and believed robbery was the motive. Read More »