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Video captures the moment a sea lion drags a girl underwater

Andrew Trites, the director of UBC's Marine Mammal Research Unit, told the station that the sea lion probably thought the girl's dress was food and he doesn't blame the animal for its behavior. The little girl sits down on the edge of the wharf and, in a split second, the animal jumps up, grabs her dress in its mouth and drags her into the water . Read More »

Modi and Putin talk up trade at Russia's economic showcase

Putin said that although the Kremlin had found Trump's campaign statements about pursuing friendlier relations with Russia encouraging, existing opportunities for cooperation and closer ties between the USA and Russia in areas of mutual interest were blocked by ongoing "Russo-phobic hysteria" in Washington, a reference to ongoing investigations of Russian interference in the 2016 general election, and alleged links between the Trump campaign organization and Russian agents. Read More »

Help us: Putin appeals to USA tycoons to ensue bilateral political dialogue

Putin, addressing the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, said on Friday that the hacking accusations were nothing more than "harmful gossip" which he complained was damaging international relations and the global economy. Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that the foundation of relations between Russia and the United States, which has been formed over decades, has been destroyed in recent years. Read More »

Putin: Russia doesn't hack but "patriotic" individuals might

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He, however, conceded that some "patriotic" individuals could have carried out cyber attacks in the West to pay back for what he said was its "Russo-phobic hysteria". "Your brother was martyred", he said, referring to Putin's brother Viktor who died more than 70 years ago during the siege of Leningrad. "Hackers are free people, just like artists who wake up in the morning in a good mood and start painting", he said. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn pledges to create one million 'decent jobs'

He told LBC: "I am more for Corbyn than for May for exactly the opposite of what Quentin says". In contrast to opinion polls that have, until the past week, shown May on course for a big win in the snap election she called, the YouGov model suggested May could lose 20 seats and her 17-seat working majority in the 650-seat British parliament. Read More »

Trump has 'unbelievable relationship' with Merkel: White House

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Hours later German Chancellor Angela Merkel summoned reporters for an impromptu statement in which she called Trump's decision "extremely regrettable and that's putting it very mildly". president. By making clear that Germany may have to distance itself from Trump , she is protecting her domestic flank and reframing the defense spending issue: no longer is it about fulfilling Trump's wishes, but about building a European defense capacity independent of the United States. Read More »

Jimmy Kimmel skewers Trump for Paris Accord decision

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Hendricks said the absence of $500 million contributions from the United States to the Green Climate Fund will be felt from 2018, but suggested the gap could be filled with "other financing mechanisms, for example through the World Bank". "The president has made a disappointing decision today to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement , and by extension, global leadership", Reed said in a statement Wednesday. Read More »

Corey Lewandowski: Trump Is 'The Greatest Communicator' We've Ever Had

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And so, I just - I don't know what's going to happen, but the White House needs good people who mean well for the country and who want to do the right thing for the country. Neither the meeting nor the Americans involved were under United States surveillance, officials told the Post .Kushner suggested the use of Russian diplomatic facilities as a way to shield pre-inauguration discussions with Kislyak from monitoring, according to The Post .Critics have described the arrangement as ... Read More »

Paris Climate Change Agreement: Celebrities React To President's Decision Of America's Withdrawal

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The small-but-growing handful of climate-conscious Republicans were never going to die on the hill that was the Paris climate agreement . The two governments hold a summit every year, but, thanks to the United States 's rapid transformation from a climate leader to a climate villain, this year's summit was moved up a month, and focused predominantly on climate change . Read More »

Has Kushner flown too close to the sun?

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At the same time , talks with two former advisers, Mr Corey Lewandowski and Mr David Bossie, about joining the White House staff grew more complicated. As first reported by The Washington Post last week - and still not denied by the Trump administration as of Tuesday - Donald Trump's son-in-law sought a secure communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin using Russian communications equipment , which strongly suggests the incoming administration ... Read More »

Putin on Trump's withdrawal from Paris Accord: 'Don't worry, be happy'

He said Russian Federation had been encouraged by Trump's campaign promises to improve Russia-U.S. ties and emphasized that Moscow still hopes to forge a constructive dialogue. Petersburg on June 1 in a session with representatives of major news agencies. US President Donald Trump said the probe "hurts our country" and has branded the investigation the "single greatest witch hunt" in political history. Read More »

Manila Casino Attack Full List Of Victims

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After a hot pursuit by company security and police authorities, the gunman was found dead around 7 a.m. Dozens of other people were injured in a stampede as people rushed to leave Resorts World Manila , which is across a road from the Philippines' main worldwide airport, after the man fired what police chief Ronald dela Rosa said was an M4 assault rifle and set alight parts of a gaming room about midnight. Read More »

UK PM Theresa May criticized for missing election TV debate

Rudd, when talking about Jeremy Corbyn's "fantasy economics", said: "It's as though he thinks it's some sort of game, a game of Monopoly perhaps". Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron took aim at the PM by saying: "Where do you think Theresa May is tonight?" "That is what happens if you demonise immigrants", he said. Read More »

PM inaugurates India's longest bridge, NE to be South-Asia's trade hub

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After inaugurating the Rs 2,056-crore strategic bridge at Sadia in Assam's Tinsukia district, Modi walked a short distance over it. He was accompanied by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal. The Congress leader also thanked former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and then Road Transport Minister Oscar Fernandes for approving the mega bridge project. Read More »

Pound falls as analysis projects hung United Kingdom parliament

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Theresa May's words, actions and policies are hovering up many Labour and most UKIP voters whilst maintaining the Tory heartland, for they have nowhere else to go, hence why she is heading for strong election victory, regardless of what the gyrating all over the place opinion polls suggest as illustrated by YoGovs most recent poll warning of a Hung Parliament. Read More »

3 top Penn State officials get jail time related to Sandusky case

Former president Graham Spanier , ex-Vice President Gary Schultz and Tim Curley , a former Nittany Lions athletic director, were sentenced Friday, according to PennLive . The 63-year-old Curley and 67-year-old Schultz told the judge Friday they were sorry they didn't do more. They reserved their harshest words for Spanier. Read More »

Trump withdraws from climate pact, world leaders push back

And the final decision may not be entirely clear-cut: Aides were still deliberating on "caveats in the language", one official said. The president has been known to change his thinking on major decisions and tends to seek counsel from both inside and outside advisers, many with differing agendas, until the last minute. Read More »

Manchester Police Find Valuable Items, Stop Sharing With US

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Eight men have now been arrested in the United Kingdom as police uncover an worldwide terror network that was behind the atrocity. "The silence will be marked by all government buildings and other organisations may follow suit", said the statement on Wednesday, adding that flags would remain at half-mast until Thursday evening. Read More »

Putin says Snowden was wrong to leak secrets, but is no traitor

Putin added that he believes Russia has entered a "new phase of growth", and he expressed hope the Russian economy would grow faster than the global average by 2019-20. Vladimir Putin has told world leaders " don't worry, be happy " following President Trump's decision to withdraw the USA from the Paris climate accord. Read More »

Democrats worry GOP trying to bury torture report

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The rest of the report remains classified. There are certain copies of the report, however, that might not be returned. The administration's decision to return the reports to the Senate was first reported by The New York Times . Because of declassification rules, that means the document could remain secret until at least 2028. Also in January, Col. James L. Pohl, a military judge in the commissions trying detainees in Guantanamo, ordered the Department of Defense to preserve its copy of ... Read More »

Macron does not cede an inch to Putin

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The two leaders met on Monday at the Palace of Versailles . Speaking through a translator, Putin said the two countries were "totally capable of trying to progress together" on world affairs. Macron , a newcomer to worldwide diplomacy, said on Monday that his priority in Syria was to eradicate Islamist militants. On Syria, Putin underlined the importance of securing the Syrian state, adding that it's essential for combatting terrorism. Read More »