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Bodies Found after Gunman Sets Fire to Philippine Casino

In a tweet, Resorts World Manila officials said the complex was in lockdown following reports of gunfire. Police said casino security shot and wounded the gunman, who then retreated to a hotel room and doused himself in gasoline and died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Read More »

EU, China to unite on global warming after Trump withdrawal

Mr Trump said the U.S. would begin negotiations either to re-enter the Paris Accord or to have a new agreement "on terms that are fair to the United States, its businesses , its workers, its people, its taxpayers". The leaders of France, Germany and Italy issued a joint statement last night to say that the Paris climate accord can not be renegotiated as Mr Trump has demanded. Read More »

Theresa May puts 'promise of Brexit' at heart of pitch to voters

He said the Tories are "weak and wobbly" and can not be believed following the PM's U-turn on the so-called "dementia tax" and her failure to set out how many pensioners stand to lose their winter fuel payments, policies which have been widely credited as a major factor in the narrowing of the polls. Read More »

Macron warns Putin over Syrian chemical weapons in 'frank' meeting

He said he wanted to work with Putin to that end. German Chancellor Angela Merkel told reporters that during her recent meeting with the Russian president, she "asked Mr. Several Western nations including France accused Syrian President Bashar al-Assad of carrying out an attack on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhun, in which 88 people including 31 children were reported to have been killed. Read More »

Paris agreement irreversible, can not be renegotiated

Ireland's Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten, denounced Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement , saying: "This is a major setback for the worldwide community and it is essential that the decision of the United States does not weaken global resolve". Read More »

Russia doesn't hack but patriotic individuals might - Putin


The committee's Republican chairman and senior Democrat have said members want to hear from Comey on his role in the development of the USA intelligence agencies' assessment that Russian Federation interfered in last year's election. Asked if Russian hackers could try to shape the outcome of German parliamentary elections later this year, Putin said: "We never engaged in that on a state level, and have no intention of doing so". Read More »

U.S. ICBM intercept test sends clear message to N. Korea: senator


Critics are also questioning whether the test is capable of providing defense against an actual North Korean ICBM. The success of the test is a watershed moment for the U.S. Philip E. Coyle, a former head of the Pentagon's test and evaluation office and a senior fellow at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, said the outcome was a significant success for a test that was three years in preparation. Read More »

Europe reacts to Trump's Paris Agreement withdrawal with collective dismay

May's office says she spoke to President Donald Trump after his announcement and "expressed her disappointment with the decision". Trump said the deal transferred wealth from the economic rivals, like China and India. President has rubbished climate change reports as "Chinese propaganda". The United States is the world's second largest emitter of greenhouse gases after China, so Trump's decision could seriously hamper efforts to cut emissions and limit global temperature ... Read More »

Listen to Radiohead's Previously Unreleased Track 'I Promise'


The yearning love song is sparse and melancholy and features strings and a military beat: "I won't run away no more, I promise ", sings Thom Yorke . The song, which dates to 1996, is one of three fan-favourite songs on the group's OKNOTOK 20th-anniversary box set, joining Lift and Man of War . Read More »

Kushner in hot seat over Russia contacts as Trump blasts media

On Friday, citing American officials briefed on intelligence reports , The Washington Post reported that Kislyak told his superiors in Moscow that Kushner had proposed a secret channel and had suggested using Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States for the communications. Read More »

Other Secret Direct Channels that Jared Kushner Considered

Ivanka and Kushner moved to Washington , D.C. with their family after the election to take part in the Trump administration. The press briefing today was off-camera , so we can only guess at what Spicer's facial expression was when he answered the " covfefe " question. Read More »

Comey to testify publicly about Trump confrontations


This came on the day the House Intelligence Committee issued subpoenas for Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn as well as his personal lawyer Michael Cohen as part of the probe into the Russian involvement during last year's election, along with both their businesses. Read More »

NDP prepares for chance at governing

The B.C. Greens have also said they are sticking together, with no plans for any of the MLAs to switch allegiances. Horgan made a couple of token swings into the B.C. "I'm hopeful that if Ms. Clark does want to through with that precedent, that she does so in a timely manner", said Horgan. "We did not take this lightly". Read More »

1 dead, 2 workers missing after explosion at Wisconsin mill

Wednesday. The ethanol plant uses the byproduct of the corn milling process to produce 50 million gallons of ethanol per year. Two of them were treated and released, while 12 employees were transported to area hospitals by either ambulance, Med Flight or Flight for Life helicopters. Read More »

Manchester terror blast - Police conduct search in St Helens


The attack was the deadliest in Britain since 2005, when 56 people were killed in an attack on the London transport system. Abedi, a 22-year-old British citizen, blew himself up on Monday night at the Manchester Arena indoor venue at the end of a concert by USA pop singer Ariana Grande attended by thousands of children and teenagers. Read More »

France, Italy, Germany defend Paris Accord, say can not be renegotiated

He added: "To all scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, responsible citizens who were disappointed by the decision of the president the United States, I want to say that they will find in France a second homeland". "I call on them, come and work here with us, to work together on concrete solutions for our climate, our environment". A "Global Trends" report prepared by the US Director of National Intelligence's office, released on Jan 9, warned that climate change posed security risks ... Read More »

Trump's Paris decision followed debate between moderates, anti-globalists

But Trump said the agreement disadvantaged the U.S. "As of today, the United States will cease all implementation of the nonbinding Paris accord", Trump said during a White House Rose Garden announcement . Energy Secretary Rick Perry also praised Trump's decision. The opportunity for Canadian firms only increases as the US retrenches, reducing federal support for American companies looking to export their clean energy solutions overseas. Read More »

Netanyahu says US Embassy decision delays peace


To get around that law, each USA president since then has signed a waiver every six months to keep the embassy in Tel Aviv. The Palestinians are praising President Donald Trump's decision not to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem or the State Department loses half its funding for overseas facilities. Therefore, a near-future Palestinian state would nearly certainly become an adversarial nation that promotes and finances Islamic terrorism. Read More »

Kluber shines in return from DL as Indians blank A's 8-0


Although Bauer's ERA is the highest of his career and he's allowing the most hits per 9 (9.5) of his career, his strikeouts (10.6 K/9) are also the highest of his career, which essentially means that Oakland will probably strike out 12 or so times in the first 7 frames. Read More »

White House Communications Director Resigns After 3 Months

A top communications aide to President Donald Trump has resigned, in what many inside and outside the White House see as the first shoe to drop before a wider overhaul. Last week, The Post and The Times reported that Kushner, Trump's son-in-law, proposed setting up a secret communications line with the Kremlin during a meeting in early December at Trump Tower. Read More »

US Media Reports of No Evidence of Kushner, Trump Campaign Misdeeds

President Donald Trump has said it's hard for his communications people to speak for him, and has shown interest in wanting to speak more directly with the American people. As Jared Kushner comes under increasing scrutiny in the explosive Russian Federation probe of President Trump, a growing group of Democratic lawmakers want his security clearance revoked. Read More »

United Kingdom police arrest 9th man in Manchester bombing probe


President Trump vowed on Thursday to bring anyone caught leaking US intelligence to justice after British police stopped sharing information about the Manchester suicide bombing with the United States. The Queen visited some of the youngsters injured in the blast at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital and condemned the "very wicked" attack. "Very wicked, to target that sort of thing". Read More »

Holes in Trump's reasoning on climate pullout

This is murder, even if Trump's willful ignorance of climate science prevents him from seeing it. History will not be so blind. Barbara Hendricks told reporters in Berlin that other countries will fill the leadership vacuum left by the United States but none will be expected to make up the shortfall in emissions reductions caused by Washington's exit. Read More »