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Global News Trump's Communications Director Mike Dubke Set to Leave White House
Author: 0 Trump's Communications Director Mike Dubke Set to Leave White House

White House Communications Director Mike Dubke is out, CBS News has confirmed. The daily cited an email to friends by Dubke in which he wrote: "It has been my great honour to serve President Trump and this administration". Last month, aides were forced to take immediate action to prevent Trump from withdrawing from NAFTA without any staff preparation or alerting Mexico or Canada.

Global News Philippines: 'Foreigners' fighting with Isis-linked militants in Marawi
Author: 0 Philippines: 'Foreigners' fighting with Isis-linked militants in Marawi

Military leaders say the Maute's motivation for taking the city was to raise its profile and earn recognition from Isis. MARAWI , Philippines (AP) - Philippine forces found the bodies of what appeared to be eight executed civilians as authorities launched fresh airstrikes Sunday to drive militants linked to the Islamic State group out of a besieged southern city.

Author: 0 Labour's general election manifesto launch in 90 seconds

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale hailed the party's United Kingdom manifesto as "a radical vision for the country". Jeremy Corbyn's chief union cheerleader has dramatically admitted Labour can not win the general election and claimed 200 seats would be a good result.

Author: 0 The White House's Contradictory Message on Kushner

Urban is perceived as a Trump loyalist who helped deliver Pennsylvania, a crucial prize to the president, on election night. "Trump is demonstrating that America's most important treaty commitments are unreliable, at least as long as he is president".

Global News North Korea rejects UNSC statement condemning its missile firing
Author: 0 North Korea rejects UNSC statement condemning its missile firing

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, center, Japanese Ambassador Koro Bessho, right, and South Korean Ambassador Cho Tae-yul speak to reporters before a Security Council meeting on North Korea Tuesday. It was North Korea's second missile test in as many weeks, and came just four days after Moon Jae-in took office as president of South Korea. Uruguayan Ambassador Elbio Rosselli, the current council president, said after the meeting that members are united in condemning the ...

Global News Life returns to normal in Kahsmir Valley
Author: 0 Life returns to normal in Kahsmir Valley

All educational institutions in the Valley remained closed for the third day today. However, the officials said classwork in all schools and colleges in the districts of Anantnag, Shopian, Pulwama and Budgam has been suspended for the day as a precautionary measure.

Global News Corbyn insists he won't soften United Kingdom foreign policy
Author: 0 Corbyn insists he won't soften United Kingdom foreign policy

Mr Corbyn said that leaving countries without effective governance, such as Libya where the Cameron government intervened, created "dangerous" places for terrorists to operate. The Labour leader took the stage first, with the audience asking him two questions about terrorism in quick succession. She had the audience laughing at her seven times during that interchange.

Author: 0 As White House defends Kushner, experts question his back-channel move

White House counsellor Kellyanne Conway told the Associated Press that Mr Dubke handed in his resignation before US President Donald Trump left for his global trip earlier this month. Jared and Ivanka may find going back to living the lives of rich NY socialites is more fun than being at the centre of a despised administration.

Global News NE cultural centre to add value to Bhupen Hazarika bridge
Author: 0 NE cultural centre to add value to Bhupen Hazarika bridge

The bridge is expected to reduce travel time between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh by up to four hours, making travel easy for commuters. He said that the Dhola-Sadiya Bridge will usher economic change across the northeast region. According to agencies' reports, apart from this, PM Modi will also inaugurate a slew of projects in the state. The bridge also opens new road for the high quality ginger grown by farmers of the region and will improve their economic condition.

Author: 0 Trump On Verge Of Making Big Changes To Communications Team

Trump believed he was facing more of a communications problem than a legal one, despite the intensifying inquiries, one person familiar with his thinking told the AP. Trump returned to Washington after a nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe that ended on Saturday to face more questions about alleged communications between Kushner and Russia's ambassador to the US.

Global News Trump hits out at 'fake news' about son-in-law
Author: 0 Trump hits out at 'fake news' about son-in-law

In his first briefing since President Trump returned from his nine-day global trip, White House press secretary Sean Spicer was looking to highlight the trip's successes. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster told reporters in an off-camera news conference over the weekend that he does not find backchannel communications with Russian Federation problematic.

Global News Terrorists attack CRPF convoy in Sopore, 4 injured
Author: 0 Terrorists attack CRPF convoy in Sopore, 4 injured

Since the end of October 2016, armed robbers have struck at various branches of banks in Jammu and Kashmir, looting almost Rs. 92 lakh in 13 separate attacks. Security forces rushed to the scene and started a probe into the attack. No one has claimed responsibility of the attack yet. He was shifted to SKIMS Hospital and his condition is stated to be stable.

Global News Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 90, wounds scores
Author: 0 Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 90, wounds scores

Witnesses described dozens of cars choking the roads as wounded survivors and panicked schoolgirls sought safety. The target of the bombing wasn't immediately clear. The area of the blast is packed with embassies and the street was filled with civilians starting their day. Windows in the Indian Embassy too were shattered but all staff were reported to be safe.

Global News Massive vehicle bomb explodes in
Author: 0 Massive vehicle bomb explodes in "highly secure" neighborhood in Kabul

A driver for the BBC and a technology worker with TOLO TV were killed and other people who work in the media were wounded, the Pajhwok Afghan News network says. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani condemned the attack , saying, "Even in this holy month of Ramadan, which is a month of worship, virtue, and blessings, terrorists have no intention to stop killing the innocent people".

Author: 0 Haley defends Kushner, says he will continue to do 'his work'

Controversy over the Russian Federation issue deepened after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey earlier this month, leading to allegations by critics that the president sought to hamper the agency's probe into the matter. Third , there is the obvious question of what Kushner wanted to talk about that couldn't be discussed through existing channels. Reuters , meanwhile, citing seven unnamed current and former U.S.

Global News Donald Trump attacks Germany over 'very bad' trade deficit
Author: 0 Donald Trump attacks Germany over 'very bad' trade deficit

Peter Navarro, an economist who serves as the head of Trump's National Trade Council, made the complaint in an interview in the Financial Times shortly after Trump took office. The social democrat has called on European partners to take steps to make the European Union stronger, in order to fill the vacuum left by the U.S.in the worldwide arena.

Author: 0 Thousands Of People Evacuated From Coastal Areas As Cyclone Mora Hits Bangladesh

It comes after heavy rains in Sri Lanka caused landslides that killed at least 180 people. The day before the cyclone made landfall, the Bangladesh Red Crescent activated its "Forecast-based-financing" mechanism, under which almost 3,000 households in Hatiya upazila, a low-lying area prone to flooding in the coastal district of Noakhali, received a grant of 5,000 taka (60 euros).

Author: 0 Poll Shows British PM Could Lose Control of Parliament

Traders had their eyes on euro zone inflation data, due at 0900 GMT. "The data suggest no need for the European Central Bank to raise its refinancing rate before 2019". 'An argument can be made that a hung parliament which delivered or held out the prospect of a softer-Brexit coalition of the left-of-centre parties might actually be [positive for the pound],' he said.

Author: 0 Trump back in Washington area after 9-day trip

Near the end of the summit, he tweeted teasingly that he would make a decision on Paris next week, leaving delegations to scratch their heads about why he could not commit in Taormina. "US President Donald Trump (L) and French President Emmanuel Macron (R) shake hands ahead of a working lunch, at the US ambassador's residence, on the sidelines of the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit, in Brussels, on May 25, 2017".

Global News At least 13 dead in Turkish military helicopter crash
Author: 0 At least 13 dead in Turkish military helicopter crash

The private DHA news agency, however, said the helicopter was carrying a delegation, headed by a major-general, which was inspecting the Senoba region. Defense Minister Fikri Isik and other government ministers immediately left the capital, Ankara, for Sirnak, DHA reported. The crash occurred as Turkish troops are engaged in operations against Kurdish fighters in a mountainous region of Sirnak province.

Author: 0 CNN Drops Kathy Griffin Over Decapitated Trump Photo

I moved the line, then I crossed it. The image is too disturbing. The image is too disturbing, I understand how it offends people. "I hope that we can at least agree that it is never amusing to joke about violence about anyone, particularly in this politically charged moment toward our President".

Author: 0 The Note: The White House staff shakeup begins

After Trump raised the idea of holding fewer press briefings, reports said White House spokesman Sean Spicer may end up with a diminished role . McMaster and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, who said they weren't concerned about Kushner's reported request to conduct the communications using Russian gear that could not be intercepted by the United States or other intelligence services.

Global News Explosion in diplomatic area of Kabul kills, wounds dozens
Author: 0 Explosion in diplomatic area of Kabul kills, wounds dozens

Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid said: "The Islamic Emirate (as the Taliban call themselves) condemn those blasts carried out against civilians and in which civilians suffer casualties without a clear target". Wednesday's explosion was so heavy that more than 50 vehicles were either destroyed or damaged around the site of the attack. It is one of the biggest contributors to the NATO-led Resolute Support mission, with about 980 soldiers supporting and training Afghan forces.

Author: 0 169 dead in Sri Lanka floods; waters recede

Sri Lanka has reported 53234 suspected dengue cases through the first five months of 2017, approximately a 150 percent increase compared to the same period in 2016 and one global non-governmental organization says the numbers could rise even further.

Author: 0 May and Corbyn set out opposing European Union 'no deal' stances

The Prime Minister launched a ferocious assault on the Labour leader's fitness to run the country, insisting he has no plan for extracting the country from the European Union . When asked whether it was fair that winter fuel allowance should be means-tested in England but not in Scotland , Mrs May said this was due to devolution and that the Scottish Government could make separate decisions on the issue.

Author: 0 Paris pullout would join USA with Nicaragua, Syria

Initial reports that Trump would scrap the agreement didn't dent the positive mood on Wall Street, with the Dow Jones industrial average, S&P 500 index and Nasdaq composite all pointing modestly higher in premarket trading on the stock market today .

Author: 0 'Kushner more than willing to answer Russia-related questions'

Trump also has to decide soon on a Pentagon recommendation to add more US and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops in Afghanistan, as well as boosting reinforcement for the beleaguered Afghan military. "If these allegations are true with the Russians about establishing a back channel and didn't reveal that, that's a real problem", California Democrat Rep.

Global News New poll shows possible defeat for Theresa May
Author: 0 New poll shows possible defeat for Theresa May

Responding to criticism at a later campaign speech, Corbyn said: "I didn't have the exact figure in front of me so I wasn't able to answer that question, for which obviously, I apologize". The Conservatives , under the leadership of David Cameron, emerged victorious in the elections, bagging 330 seats, with a vote share of over 36 per cent.

Author: 0 Donald Trump just got publicly rejected by Melania - twice

The official emphasized that Ramallah is not overly optimistic about Trump's upcoming visit to the Palestinian territories. Standing with Trump after their talk in Abbas' presidential residence, Abbas said that Palestinians "are committed to working with you to reach a historic peace deal between us and Israel ".

Global News China-built railway biggest Kenya project since independence
Author: 0 China-built railway biggest Kenya project since independence

With 90% of the construction cost funded by a Chinese state-owned bank, the railway is a successful example of a project linked to the One Belt, One Road program. Accusations of corruption, concerns over the impact on wildlife, and its $3.2bn price tag blamed on poor negotiations with the Chinese, have dogged the project.

Author: 0 Kathy Griffin Apologizes For 'Disturbing' Depiction Of Trump's Head

Griffin had co-hosted the live special every year with Anderson Cooper since 2007. She originally described the project with photographer Tyler Shields as an "artsy fartsy statement " mocking the commander in chief. Kathy, 56, came under fire after posting the photograph, along with a 12-second video clip, enraging the U.S. president's own son, Donald Trump Jr.

Global News Why Trump doesn't care that most Americans believe in climate change
Author: 0 Why Trump doesn't care that most Americans believe in climate change

Tillerson is in favour of remaining in the deal. "Canada is going to show leadership with China and the European Union and we certainly hope the USA will be joining us", McKenna told The Canadian Press in a recent interview. could reduce its voluntary emission cuts targets while still keeping a voice within the accord. Chief strategist Steve Bannon supports an exit, as does Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt.

Author: 0 United States boosting Israeli military aid by millions: Netanyahu

A longtime businessman, Mr Trump has cast Middle East peace as the "ultimate deal" and has tasked his son-in-law Jared Kushner and former real estate lawyer Jason Greenblatt with charting a course forward. Trump barely referenced Jews or Israel in his speech directed to the Arab world, but he called for tolerance and respect for all peoples. "And I also heard from several sources that he's gotten some bad advice from the prime minister of Israel ", says Rubin, "who wants that Saudi ...