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EU, China trade spat blocks climate statement

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China and the European Union will seek on Friday to save a global pact against climate change from which US President Donald Trump appears to be set to withdraw . However, several major USA business leaders were adamantly criticizing the Trump administration's move. Forty-nine percent of the 570 respondents said operating in China became more hard in 2016, a slight pickup from the previous year's reading of 56%. Read More »

Kashmir: Terrorists attack Army convoy, two jawans killed

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Those injured have been evacuated to a hospital and a hunt was underway to nab the militants. The traffic on the Srinagar-Jammu highway has also been temporarily halted. Small arms, automatic weapons, 82 mm and 120 mm mortar shells were fired into the Indian Territory. "Governor and the Army Chief discussed several important inter-related internal and external security management issues and the steps required to be taken for more effectively dealing with militant activities". Read More »

Sri Lanka appeals for help as floods cripple water supply

Army boats were being used to evacuate people and bring relief supplies, while military aircraft were being dispatched to rescue stranded villagers, to Sky News reported . He said mounds of earth and rocks crashed down in such a way that people were unlikely to survive, and that most of the affected places were still inundated. Read More »

Sehwag applies for India coaching job

India's Champions Trophy title defence, which begins on Sunday against Pakistan , has been overshadowed by disagreements over tactics and team composition. It's been going on for the past few days. Now, that the BCCI has started the search, many names are emerging. The 59-year-old academic also criticised a " superstar syndrome " prevalent in BCCI circles, questioning the preferential to Sunil Gavaskar and Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Read More »

Nike Issues Statement on Donald Trump's Withdrawal from Paris Climate Deal

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What is striking about the reaction to the Trump decision is how many business leaders are talking about the economic opportunity that global climate action brings, opportunities that United States could well miss out on. Sometimes, it makes more sense to support big organizations who can make the biggest impact, and here, he shares some of his favorites. Along with the U.S., India and China are among the world's greatest polluters. Read More »

France's Le Pen won't use Russian Federation contacts during Putin visit

Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday welcomed his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin in Paris for their first face-to-face talks, during which, they discussed a gamut of issues. Macron warned that any use of chemical weapons in the conflict-riven country would provoke an immediate response. Putin's visit to France was described as a working meeting timed to coincide with the opening of a show at the Grand Trianon, in the Versailles complex. Read More »

Korean Military Fires at Unidentified Object Flying over inter-Korean Border

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Seoul has repeatedly accused the North of flying suspected spy drones across the border, and both Koreas - plus anti-Pyongyang activists based in the South - send leaflets across the border tied to gas-filled balloons. South Korea held a National Security Council meeting after the launch, which its Foreign Ministry said "throws cold water" on efforts to ease tensions on the peninsula. Read More »

Grande to return for Manchester benefit concert

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Visiting the military alliance's new $1.2bn headquarters with fellow leaders later, Trump led a moment's silence for the victims of what he described as "a barbaric and vicious attack on our civilisation". " Ariana Grande's tour has not been cancelled or postponed despite reports online, a person close to the situation, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the person was not allowed to publicly talk about the topic, said", the report stated. Read More »

Trump blasts Germany again as Merkel talks up Indian relations

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In what is perhaps the single most German event imaginable, Merkel concluded her remarks by raising a glass and downing a giant swig of German beer that, presumably, will no longer be available in the United States soon, because Donald Trump is a simpleton who is starting a trade war with an important strategic ally that already buys more USA -made goods than any European country other than the United Kingdom. Read More »

US Naval ship taunts Beijing's claims to South China Sea

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The Chinese navy identified the US warship, warned and expelled it, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said at a press briefing. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said such patrols were "very likely to cause unexpected sea and air accidents". Read More »

Gov. Charlie Baker says MA will join US Climate Alliance

Trump, elected in November, had vowed during his campaign to withdraw from the Paris accord within 100 days of becoming president, part of a broader plan to sweep away Obama Administration environmental protections he said were hobbling the economy. Read More »

Colbert County Deputies search for escaped inmates from Mississippi

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Mark Anthony Lindsey, 53, of Booneville, originally jailed on a burglary charge, was captured Thursday afternoon near Cherokee, Alabama. After searching until after dark Thursday evening and maintaining a perimeter presence throughout the night, regional law enforcement officers are back at the Riverton community in western Colbert County this morning searching for two MS escapees. Read More »

Record pay-out for English champions Chelsea

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There are then small gaps between the next 13 clubs all the way to Sunderland's £93,471,118, who finished bottom. English champions Chelsea received a record Premier League pay-out of more than £150 million (Dh708.2m) this season, almost £60m more than their predecessors Leicester City , after new TV deals came into force. Read More »

Police 8 total arrested in Manchester Bombing

British police have arrested two more men in connection with the Manchester attack, taking the number of people in custody to eight, Greater Manchester police said. He is alleged of attempting a terror attack there. Six additional arrests were made in Britain on Wednesday as the sprawling investigation extended to Libya, where Abedi's father and 18-year-old brother were detained in Tripoli. Read More »

Military rejects IS claim of Manila attack

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Dela Rosa said the gunman then broke into a room at the adjoining Maxims Hotel, located near the airport's Terminal 3 and burned himself alive. Authorities say they suspect the man was trying to rob the casino at Resorts World Manila , a complex of hotels, restaurants, stores and a multi-floor gambling area. Read More »

South Korea fires shots at North after 'unidentified object' flies over DMZ

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The South Korean military did not say if the unidentified object was hit by the warning shots on Tuesday, but it disappeared from military radar. "The unidentified object is undergoing analysis ... The latest missile tested uses solid fuel that allows for immediate firing, the state-run Korean Central News Agency said. The U.N. Security Council on Monday issued a press statement that "strongly condemned" North Korea's ballistic missile launch on Sunday. Read More »

Truck bomb kills 90, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said an Afghan security guard was among those killed and that a number of employees were wounded. A high-tech set of security gates and associated scanners, financed by China and meant to protect the capital from large bomb attacks, still lies unused in a warehouse, nearly a year after it was delivered. Read More »

Sea lion pulls girl from pier in Richmond, British Columbia

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Speaking to the Vancouver Sun , Mr Fujiwara said: "The sea lion actually attracted a lot of attention from the visitors there, including the young girl ". Bob Baziuk, the general manager of the Steveston Harbour Authority , told CNN that the authorities have since always been asking visitors not to feed the animals here. Read More »

Trump tweets against Germany

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Last December, Politico reported that Mr. Trump's daughter, Ivanka, who believes in climate change , wants to use her position as an adviser to her father to change his mind. Trump , neither Europe nor the US can afford a rupture in their Atlantic partnership. But she said the move "can't and won't stop all those of us who feel obliged to protect the planet". Read More »

Infiltration bids have reduced after surgical strikes, says Rajnath

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The senior BJP leader to the d the BSF officers that they are not only responsible for defending the country but also for protecting its integrity. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh broke protocol on Thursday to hug a Border Security Force (BSF) constable, Godhraj Meena, who sustained 85 percent disability after being hit by terrorists' bullets during an attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur in 2014. Read More »