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Author: 0 Texas House Rejects Attempts To Strengthen 'Bathroom Bill'

Although Patrick suggested there was still time before Monday's deadline, the reality is that few options remain. "It's one of the more productive series of conversations we've had with him", House Speaker Tim Armstead, R-Kanawha, said of some two hours of meetings Justice had with House leadership.

Global News US, Japan to extend North Korea sanctions
Author: 0 US, Japan to extend North Korea sanctions

Trump told reporters at the top of the meeting that North Korea is "a world problem" that "will be solved". Both the US and Japan now have existing, unilateral sanctions regimes against the DPRK, though so far Washington has generally stopped short of sanctioning entities in countries other than North Korea as it recently did with a new set of Iranian sanctions.

Global News Iran dismisses Trump's allegations as delusional
Author: 0 Iran dismisses Trump's allegations as delusional

The turnout for this election was historic and unpresented with more than 40 million ballots cast in the presidential race. While many Iranians may not love Rouhani , they fear Raisi. "In Syria, they made mistakes , and also in Yemen ". For his part, Putin offered his congratulations to Rouhani on his re-election as the Iranian president , saying the results of the presidential election proved that Iranians are supporting Rouhani's economic and social measures as well as his regional ...

Global News Trump, Abbas say peace deal with Israel is possible
Author: 0 Trump, Abbas say peace deal with Israel is possible

All of that must have given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reason to smile. One of them, Psalm 122, speaks of Jerusalem as a "city that is united together". At the end of it all, Pakistan has gained nothing in terms of foreign policy. The move has never occurred, the letter stated, because each US president since the legislation was adopted has exercised a provision of the law allowing him to keep the embassy in Tel Aviv if "necessary to protect the security interests of the United ...

Author: 0 France's Macron says hopes Trump will finally back climate deal

The meeting's final declaration reflected a stalemate between the USA and the six other participating countries, which are all strongly committed to the Paris accord. If that holds, Trump will break with presidential precedent by not holding at least one lengthy question-and-answer session with the press while overseas.

Global News Pakistan challenges ICJ jurisdiction over Kulbhushan Yadav's conviction
Author: 0 Pakistan challenges ICJ jurisdiction over Kulbhushan Yadav's conviction

He also asked if the government has thought through all the ramifications of its move on approaching the ICJ. I don't think Pakistan would announce the punishment this soon as they do not have the courage to do so. India on Monday demanded immediate suspension of Mr. Jadhav's death sentence, expressing fears that Pakistan could execute him before the hearing was over.

Author: 0 British Airways cancels flights after major computer outage

The airline said it had found "no evidence that it's a cyber attack". BA has not said what is causing the computer problem, but said it was working to resolve it as quickly as possible. The airline said in response that it would "never compromise the integrity and security of our IT systems", adding that outsourcing of IT services was a "very common practice across all industries".

Global News Trump succeeding where Obama failed on Middle East
Author: 0 Trump succeeding where Obama failed on Middle East

I will call them, from now on, losers, because that's what they are: "losers". "Peace is a choice we must make each day", President Trump said during a visit to the West Bank city of Bethlehem, where he reiterated his resolve to help mediate a peace deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians and sounded upbeat about its prospects.

Author: 0 Theresa May to Confront Trump on Manchester Investigation Leaks

Police confirmed today that intelligence-sharing had resumed, Reuters reported. Her spokesman said: "She expressed the view that the intelligence-sharing relationship we have with the U.S. The Daily Telegraph quoted a senior government official saying that Britain's M15 security services are now managing 500 active investigations, involving some 3,000 individuals.

Global News Man shot by police after striking officer dies
Author: 0 Man shot by police after striking officer dies

The suspect has been identified as Michael Cody, 44, of Fort Payne, Ala. He was taken to Virginia Hospital Center, where he was pronounced dead. Police say at around 4:32 p.m. The man ran from the scene and was last seen wearing a blue t-shirt. He is described as a white male, around medium height with medium/long hair and a slender build.

Global News Erratic Trump needs to dispel distrust in him in Middle East
Author: 0 Erratic Trump needs to dispel distrust in him in Middle East

The self-proclaimed deal master calls it "the ultimate deal". He tweeted he will make a decision next week - but he did not, on behalf of US, join the rest of the G7 in reaffirming a commitment to implement the Paris agreement. Trump's emphasis on the Iranian elements of threat against the Muslim countries in the region as well as Israel , was a reflection of his new policy in the region, which can simply be described as building an alliance against Iran.

Author: 0 4-tier GST slabs for services

Apart from that, rail, road and air transport services have been put under lowest 5 per cent tax bracket and according to Jaitley, "There are certain services which have been exempted from the tax net". Jaitley said the rates on the remaining items will be decided in the Council's meeting on Friday. The processed food items however will be charged between 12 and 28 per cent.

Author: 0 'Profound, Political Courage:' Christian Leaders React to Trump's Middle East Trip

Immediately after he came into office , Trump issued an executive order to block citizens of certain predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States . KEITH: And, he said, Netanyahu had assured him he wants peace, too. "I had a meeting this morning with president Abbas and can tell you that the Palestinians are ready to reach for peace", Trump said.

Global News At NATO celebration, Trump tells allies to spend more on defense
Author: 0 At NATO celebration, Trump tells allies to spend more on defense

One objectionable thing about Mr. Trump, as European politicians were quick to point out Thursday, is that he expects them to pay a fair share for their own and the common defense. Ms Merkel, who stood emotionless during the speech, earlier issued her own challenge to the U.S. president, saying that member states including Germany had already pledged to work toward the 2 per cent target by 2024 and that outlays on security more generally also count toward the goal.

Global News Can Trump solve the Middle East conflict?
Author: 0 Can Trump solve the Middle East conflict?

It is said that Trump tried to cast Iran as a common enemy to bring Israel and Arab states of the Persian Gulf closer, including Saudi Arabia . "I am truly hopeful that American can help Israel and the Palestinians forge peace and bring new hope to the region and its people", the US president said.

Global News The House Intel Committee Is Planning to Subpoena Mike Flynn
Author: 0 The House Intel Committee Is Planning to Subpoena Mike Flynn

Former CIA director John Brennan told Congress he had personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the USA presidential election and was so concerned about Russian contacts with people involved in Donald Trump's campaign that he convened top counterintelligence officials to focus on it.

Author: 0 Trump delays decision on Paris climate accord

The leaders had all left before the protest began. At a Group of Seven summit in the resort town of Taormina on the island of Sicily, Mr Trump pushed back against six USA allies, refusing to endorse a global climate change accord. Between allies, Macron said, there would always be differences, but they needed to be discussed and worked through. The American people chose Trump, he added, "so we are coming to terms with this choice".

Author: 0 Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await

Macron joked on Saturday that Trump had told him he had never backed his far-right opponent Marine Le Pen during the recent French election. Cohn stressed Friday that the president was simply being critical of the USA trade deal with Germany.

Author: 0 British officials scold the U.S. for leaking intelligence on the Manchester attack

British police have stopped sharing information on the Manchester suicide bombing with the USA, the BBC reports, because of fears that leaks in the American media could hinder a hunt for a possible bomb maker. At 11 a.m. Thursday, many across Britain fell silent and bowed their heads for a minute in tribute to the victims of Monday night's bombing. A German magazine, meanwhile, reported that British police informed their German counterparts that Abedi had received paramilitary training ...

Author: 0 Investigators Are Exploring the Manchester Bomber's Links to a Larger Terrorism Network

The National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) said the leak of the pictures breached trust and "undermines our investigations and the confidence of victims, witnesses and their families". The counter-terrorism force detained the father, Ramadan Abedi, outside his home in the Tripoli suburb of Ayn Zara on Wednesday afternoon. He is believed to have returned to the United Kingdom from Libya just days before the attack.

Author: 0 Kushner Discussed Setting Up Secret Communications With Russia

There was no response from the White House or Kushner's lawyer for hours significantly after the reporting of these new revelations - inevitably branded "bombshells" by some commentators and TV news anchors - adding to an expanding body of juicy details that don't add up to a case yet.

Global News Turkey summons United States ambassador over Washington clash
Author: 0 Turkey summons United States ambassador over Washington clash

Turkey has said that the demonstrators were responsible for the incident. "There are just frictions within the relationship". American and Turkish officials have provided directly contrasting versions of how the violence unfolded. The State Department formally summoned the Turkish ambassador to the U.S to express concerns about the security guards' violent behavior. But the fight itself, executed by the security detail of a president notorious for violently quashing dissent, only ...

Global News Chris Kunitz's 2OT goal sends Penguins back to Stanley Cup Final
Author: 0 Chris Kunitz's 2OT goal sends Penguins back to Stanley Cup Final

But unfortunately for the Senators , another deep playoff run doesn't appear likely in the near future. Game 1 of the finals is slated for Pittsburgh on Monday. "Everybody knows that on the planet". It seemed a little late for the Senators, who were having trouble establishing an offensive zone presence, to come back and tie, but a little desperation can do a lot.

Author: 0 Theresa May to confront Donald Trump over intel leaks on Manchester bombing

May said at the time Britain would continue to share intelligence with Washington. The photographs also showed nuts and screws for shrapnel and a blue and black Karrimor rucksack that appeared to be carried by Abedi. Shortly after, Queen Elizabeth arrived at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital to visit some of the 64 people who were injured. Tillerson said during a trip to London on Friday that the USA "regrets" the leaks, which British officials complained had led to the publication of ...

Author: 0 G-7 source: USA gets more time for climate pact answer

Trump, who will return to the White House under a cloud of scandal, started Saturday at the second day of the G-7 summit in Sicily, bringing to an end a nine-day trip that started in Saudi Arabia and Israel before moving on to three European stops.

Global News Ariana Grande planning benefit concert in Manchester
Author: 0 Ariana Grande planning benefit concert in Manchester

The bomber has since been revealed to be a 22-year-old Salman Abedi, who grew up in Manchester but is said to have visited Syria and Libya in the past. One of her classmates reportedly spent 10 hours in surgery but was said to be in stable condition in the hospital. She was from Leyland, Lancashire. He said he was a Liverpool fan and I said, 'I'll stop and help you now!' It was just to help him to get him talking.

Global News Trump has not decided on Paris Climate Agreement
Author: 0 Trump has not decided on Paris Climate Agreement

Endorsing measures to combat terror is expected to find easy agreement, especially after the attack in Manchester on a pop music concert that left 22 people dead. The rows highlighted the clashing visions between Mr Trump and his European Union counterparts. Xie said China has been questioned recently on what they'll do about the Paris agreement as Trump dithers over whether to keep the United States in the deal or not; he said China, one of the world's biggest polluters, will stick to ...

Author: 0 Iraq Orders Probe Into Reported Abuses by Mosul Troops

The probe found that the USA bomb triggered secondary explosions from devices clandestinely planted and strategically placed around the second floor of the concrete building. In the aftermath, 101 civilian casualties were pulled from the basement of the building. Describing a lengthy engineering and scientific analysis, Isler said the bomb dropped by the USA aircraft struck the roof and detonated, with "localized damage" to the front and second floor areas of the building.

Global News Ariana Grande Promises to Return to Manchester:
Author: 0 Ariana Grande Promises to Return to Manchester: "We Won't Let Hate Win"

Libyan Special Deterrent Force spokesman Ahmed bin Salem told AP Abedi's mother and brother in Tripoli revealed the phone call when they were questioned. She was scheduled to perform in London Thursday and Friday. In a statement both defiant and heavy with emotion, the pop star on Friday wrote to her fans, saying "we won't let hate win" and "we won't let this divide us".

Global News British Airways hoping to operate 'near-normal' schedule
Author: 0 British Airways hoping to operate 'near-normal' schedule

Chief executive Alex Cruz said: "We are extremely sorry for the huge inconvenience this is causing our customers and we understand how frustrating this must be, especially for families hoping to get away on holiday". Speaking with Lesley Mancuso via Twitter, she said to LondonLovesBusiness: "They have not officially announced a cancellation of my flight; now we are on a delay until 16:00".

Global News Iran ready for talks 'toward peace' with Arab states
Author: 0 Iran ready for talks 'toward peace' with Arab states

Meanwhile, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani earlier called for improved relations with Gulf nations during a phone call with the emir of Qatr, Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani. He added that Russian Federation and Iran are present in Syria at the request of Syria's legitimate government and based on the principles of global regulations, saying Tehran and Moscow would continue their cooperation to promote peace and stability in the region, particularly in Syria.

Global News French President meets German Chancellor
Author: 0 French President meets German Chancellor

Travelling to the German capital to meet the veteran leader in his first official trip overseas, Macron used the opportunity to call for a " historic reconstruction " of Europe. Macron addressed a source of German concern by saying that he had "never defended [the idea of] Eurobonds or the mutualisation of existing debt in the eurozone " because it would make some countries less responsible.

Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani calls for better Gulf ties in call with Qatar Emir

The elections remain tightly controlled, however, and many candidates are excluded during a pre-election vetting process. While condemning Iran's actions and crimes is a constant necessity, practical measures, and more specifically, ending all diplomatic relations with the mullahs, expelling this regime's delegations from worldwide organizations, blacklisting the notorious IRGC and other military/paramilitary/security entities associated with the government, are necessary follow-ups.

Global News G7 leaders turn gaze to Africa, climate harmony elusive
Author: 0 G7 leaders turn gaze to Africa, climate harmony elusive

During a working lunch in Brussels ahead of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, President Trump made it clear to Macron he would not announce a decision on the Paris climate agreement prior to the G7, this official told CNN. He also tweeted that he would be making his decision next week. Unlike other leaders, Trump, who was sitting between the heads of state of Tunisia and Niger, did not put on headphones to listen to a simultaneous translation.

Global News U.S. plans 1st of ICBM intercept amid N. Korea worry
Author: 0 U.S. plans 1st of ICBM intercept amid N. Korea worry

The top US diplomat for East Asia said Friday, May 26, 2017, that Chinese officials have told Washington they have tightened border controls with North Korea as part of United Nations sanctions aimed at halting Pyongyang's nuclear and missile activities.

Author: 0 Who are Egypt's Coptic Christians?

Medics unload a wounded woman from an ambulance outside a hospital in Cairo following the ambush. The source added that the attackers were dressed in security uniforms. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said he had directed strikes against what he called terrorist camps, declaring in a televised address that states that sponsored terrorism would be punished.

Global News Modi opens India's longest bridge
Author: 0 Modi opens India's longest bridge

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that, people of Sadiya are happy about the development and that the bridge will bring both economic ans social development to Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. - Since northeast is in a high-seismic region, the bridge has been provided seismic buffers in all its 182 piers. " Is bridge ka naam Bhupen Hazarika ke naam ke saath jorne ka tai kiya hain Bharat sarkar ne.", Modi said to applause that rang wide across the sandy beaches of the Brahmaputra that ...