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Author: 0 Theresa May puts 'promise of Brexit' at heart of pitch to voters

She also tried to defend May's move by arguing that "part of being a good leader is having a good, strong team". At one point, Mr Corbyn asked "where is Theresa May , what happened to her" as he defended his own leadership abilities. The Liberal Democrats will claim to be "the real party of business", because the hard Brexit plans of both Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn would wreck the economy.

Global News House committee issues subpoenas; Comey OK'd to testify
Author: 0 House committee issues subpoenas; Comey OK'd to testify

However, those three Obama administration officials did not personally receive subpoenas, the sources told the Journal. CNN said the testimony could come as early as next week. Trump has urged leaders of Canada and Mexico to reach him on his cellphone, according to former and current USA officials with direct knowledge of the practice.

Author: 0 Something extraordinary happened when Jeremy Corbyn arrived at the BBC debate

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has claimed that she can offer voters a "cast iron" guarantee that Labour will oppose a second vote. With the British election just a week away, the BBC on Wednesday hosted a debate featuring several party leaders, including Corbyn, who has in recent days surged rapidly in public opinion polls.

Global News Narendra Modi arrives in Spain on second leg of tour
Author: 0 Narendra Modi arrives in Spain on second leg of tour

PM Modi is the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Spain since 1988. Spain is India's seventh-largest trading partner in the European Union. Two-way trade totalled $5.27 billion in 2016. Modi is also scheduled to meet King Felipe VI and a group of Spanish business representatives. In a roundtable interaction with leading Spanish business leaders, he said that there is enormous potential for further growth of Spanish investments in India.

Global News Trump administration approves tougher visa vetting, including social media checks
Author: 0 Trump administration approves tougher visa vetting, including social media checks

The administration has also reportedly considered additional screening measures for overseas visitors applicants, including those in Europe, by forcing applicants to turn over their phones and their passwords. The majority of the commenters opposed the new procedures, many of whom thought students' social media presence could face higher scrutiny if they had to provide such information.

Global News Trump to withdraw from Paris climate deal
Author: 0 Trump to withdraw from Paris climate deal

The United States joined Nicaragua and Syria in remaining outside of the accord. Make sure to watch Leo's speech at the signing of the Paris Agreement one year ago. And he claimed staying in the agreement would cost the US 2.7 million jobs, citing data from the National Economic Research Associates . Trump met Wednesday with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , who has favored remaining in the agreement.

Author: 0 Military Aviation Safety Bill Passes Texas House, Senate

The Texas Medical Board is among those hanging in the balance. The Senate didn't take action on SB 310. Taylor agreed that the amendment language was unworkable. He said the amendment continues the agencies but not laws undergirding them. He is House chairman of the Sunset Advisory Commission , which is responsible for periodic reviews of state agencies.

Author: 0 Senate panel eager to hear from Comey, given OK to testify

The aide argued that "temporarily stepping aside" and "recusing" are two entirely different things, and noted that Nunes still has an important job to fill as chairman of the House intelligence committee, including investigating any "unmasking" - the revealing of USA nationals swept up in routine surveillance of foreign officials - in intelligence reports .

Author: 0 Boston scraps summit on climate with China

He added: "Fighting climate change is a global consensus, it's not invented by China. and we realize that this is a global consensus agreement and that as a big developing nation we should shoulder our worldwide responsibility". "This notion, 'I am Trump, I am American, America first and I am getting out, ' that is not going to happen". The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make US manufacturing non-competitive.

Author: 0 AFP says video of abducted priest a terrorist propaganda

Philippine forces control most of a southern city where militants linked to the Islamic State militant group began a bloody rampage almost a week ago, authorities said Monday, as the army launched airstrikes and went house-to-house to crush areas of resistance.

Author: 0 White House: Trump and Merkel get along very well

Trump also has to decide soon on a Pentagon recommendation to add more U.S. and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops in Afghanistan, as well as boosting reinforcement for the beleaguered Afghan military. Mr Trump , who presumably had meant to write "press coverage" and failed to finish his sentence, later deleted it and, acknowledging the jokes, wrote, "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ".

Author: 0 China calls climate change 'global consensus'

Donald Trump has been urged not to abandon a landmark climate change deal amid speculation he is set to withdraw from the global pact. By abandoning the world's chief effort to slow the tide of planetary warming, Trump was fulfilling a top campaign pledge.

Global News Ottawa's lumber industry aid not subsidy, ministers say
Author: 0 Ottawa's lumber industry aid not subsidy, ministers say

The government package announced Thursday is meant to help forestry companies explore new markets and innovate. Canada argues the USA accusation of hidden subsidies for softwood has no merit, and points to past legal victories that helped resolve earlier skirmishes over the past several decades.

Global News Trump says US will abandon global climate accord
Author: 0 Trump says US will abandon global climate accord

Due to those domestic rollbacks, the immediate impact of Paris withdrawal on US utilities is expected to be minimal. Musk, who has also faced criticism for working with Trump, stated in February that his participation "does not mean that I agree with actions by the Administration".

Author: 0 Ten government soldiers killed in Philippines military air strike: minister

The other plane, being "precision-guided", "accurately" struck the target. Specifically, the board will determine whether the incident was the result of bad intelligence or the ground or pilot error. For his part, Justice Secretary Vitaliano N. Aguirre II said the 138 individuals whose names appear in the Arrest Order No. 1 as signed by Mr. Lorenzana have been placed under the immigration watch list.

Author: 0 Former MotoGP champ Nicky Hayden dies from cycling accident injuries

A statement from Bufalini Hospital in Cesana confirmed that Hayden had multiple injuries as a result of the accident and eventually passed away. The 35-year-old Hayden won the MotoGP title in 2006. The Red Bull Honda rider was training in Italy following his 12th-placed finish in the World Superbike Championship race at Imola on 14 May.

Author: 0 Putin says Russia never involved in hacking

President Vladimir Putin insisted Thursday that the Russian state has never engaged in hacking , yet Russians have been blamed or suspected in several recent attacks. Meeting with global journalists on Thursday, Putin said "there are certain dimensions we can pursue more actively in fighting terror" - but "Russo-phobic hysteria" in the USA has made such cooperation all but impossible.

Author: 0 Putin denies involvement in hacking, hails Trump

Putin, speaking to global media at an economic forum in St Petersburg , was answering a question about allegations Moscow might try to interfere in this year's German elections. "On a state level we haven't been involved in this (hacking), we aren't planning to be involved in it". Putin said "there are certain dimensions we can pursue more actively in fighting terror" - but "Russo-phobic hysteria" in the USA has made such cooperation all but impossible.

Global News Dutch minister says
Author: 0 Dutch minister says "bitter disappointment" if USA quit Paris agreement

De Blasio responded to the reports by blasting Trump on Twitter , tweeting that "withdrawing from the Paris Agreement would be horribly destructive for the planet, the country, and this city". "Climate change is not a fairy tale". When he was asked on Twitter what he would do if Trump withdrew the US from the Paris pact, Musk replied that he would have "no choice but to depart councils in that case".

Author: 0 More than 40 House Democrats want Jared Kushner's security clearance revoked

A major shakeup could be coming to the White House in the not-too-distant future. Kelly made the comments on "This Week with George Stephanopoulos", and he reiterated them in two other appearances on Sunday morning news broadcasts. Kushner may have discussed a secret communication channel between Russian Federation and the transition team . ABC News reports that a source told them a narrowed subpoena made it easier for Michael Flynn to provide the material without waiving his Fifth ...

Global News United States confirms North Korea launched short-range ballistic missile
Author: 0 United States confirms North Korea launched short-range ballistic missile

It has sparked widespread fears that North Korea's repeated tests edge the world closer to World War 3. North Korea is still thought to be several years from its goal of being able to target US mainland cities with nuclear ICBMs. "Japan absolutely can not tolerate North Korea's repeated provocative actions". In a pre-summit bilateral talk with Japan, Trump told Prime Minster Shinzo Abe that North Korea is "a big problem and will be solved".

Author: 0 Former US national security adviser Brzezinski has died at age 89: daughter

Brzezinski was national security adviser to President Carter throughout the Iran hostage crisis, when 52 American hostages were held in Iran for 444 days. Brzezinski previously had worked in President Lyndon B. Johnson's administration. Following his work in the White House , Brzezinski continued to be an influential voice on foreign policy matters.

Global News College cancels class for day due to 'credible' threat
Author: 0 College cancels class for day due to 'credible' threat

Law enforcement teams - including officers from the Washington State Patrol, Thurston County Sheriff's Office and Olympia Police Department - were stationed throughout campus while students, staff and faculty left the campus, and while parents picked up children from the school's daycare center.

Author: 0 Jury for Cosby's sex assault trial starts to take shape

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The panel that will decide Bill Cosby's fate in his sex assault trial began to take shape Monday with the selection of five jurors, three white men and two white women. But jury selection gets underway Monday in Pittsburgh . The jurors' names, ages and occupations were being kept private. Jurors will be dismissed "for cause" if they admit to strong views about the case or persuade the judge they have family, health or financial situations that prevent them from serving.

Author: 0 Gunmen attack Manila hotel

Shots and loud bangs rang out shortly after midnight (1600 GMT) in the buildings close to Terminal Three of Ninoy Aquino International Airport and an air force base, prompting fears that a militant attack was under way. Multiple gun shots and explosions were reported. "We stand ready to provide consular services to USA citizens in need", a State Department official said via ABC News .

Author: 0 Clinton jokes covfefe 'a hidden message to the Russians'

That's right. Trump sent out the mysterious tweet shortly after midnight on Wednesday (May 31st), writing the freaky word in the context of the sentence: "Despite the constant negative press covfefe ". Starting with a wee-hours tweet that contained the mystifying nonword " covfefe ", Trump on Wednesday unleashed a string of tweets that showed the president was holding nothing back, on matters both trivial and consequential.

Global News Putin says attempts to contain Russia won't work
Author: 0 Putin says attempts to contain Russia won't work

Russian Federation is ready to sell its S-400 air defense systems to Turkey, President Vladimir Putin said at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). Putin, speaking at an economic forum in St Petersburg , said Russian Federation could not stand idly by and watch while others increased their military capabilities along its borders in the Far East in the same way as he said had been done in Europe.

Author: 0 Philippines says 500 militants involved in siege

The Marchetti S-211 jet, which was on a bombing run over militant positions in Marawi on Wednesday, hit a location where its army troops were locked in a close-range combat with the extremists, military spokesman Brig. He said the corridor will be implemented by the government and the main separatist group, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, which has signed a peace agreement in exchange for Muslim autonomy in Mindanao, the southern third of the Philippines where a Muslim rebellion has ...

Global News Trump To Announce Decision On Paris Climate Accord
Author: 0 Trump To Announce Decision On Paris Climate Accord

At a press briefing at the White House , Mr Trump said t he U.S. would end the implementation of its voluntary commitments under the Paris Agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 26% to 28% by 2025 compared with 2005 levels, and its contribution to climate finance.

Author: 0 Arsene Wenger Believes He Deserves A New Contract After FA Cup Win

Asked if delivering the FA Cup would be a flawless way to say goodbye having been at the club for almost 21 years, Wenger replied: "There is no ideal way". "Outside of the game I never had any word with any journalist in 20 years when they criticised my decisions and it is the same with the fans". Wenger said he will discuss his future at the club with the board on Tuesday, but he suggested he wants to stay and the FA Cup trophy makes it clear the board should keep him.

Author: 0 Donald Trump is backing out of the UN's Paris climate change deal

Trump, who was critical of the deal during his campaign for the presidency, is expected to make an announcement this week on whether the United States will remain a party to the climate accord that his predecessor, Barack Obama , strongly supported and signed.

Global News Ariana Grande:
Author: 0 Ariana Grande: "We Won't Let Hate Win"

She said that her "Dangerous Woman" concert tour was meant to be a "space for my fans, a place for them to escape, to celebrate, to heal, to feel safe and to be themselves". The 22-year-old British suicide bomber who killed 22 people in Manchester allegedly called his mother in Libya hours before the attack and said "forgive me", according to police.

Global News Portland victim's mother appeals Trump to speak against intolerance
Author: 0 Portland victim's mother appeals Trump to speak against intolerance

She also urged Trump to encourage all Americans to protect and watch out for one another and to condemn any acts of violence, which result directly from hate speech and hate groups. "Our prayers are w/ them". Police say when three other men on the train, including Fletcher, intervened, Christian attacked them. Officials say Christian pulled out a knife and attacked the men.

Author: 0 Trump communications director Dubke is leaving, white house says

Kellyanne Conway , White House counselor, has told The Associated Press that Dubke handed in his resignation before President Donald Trump left for his worldwide trip earlier this month. Bossie told "Fox & Friends" that the administration has reached out to him but hasn't offered him a job. Vice President Mike Pence is the best option to communicate Trump's thoughts and actions, according to the poll.

Author: 0 Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus elected as new WHO Director

As Minister of Health, he led a comprehensive reform of the country's health system, which included the expansion of its infrastructure, the creation of 3,500 health centers and 16,000 health posts. Tedros said, "It was a massive effort delivering massive results". Ethiopian supporters hugged and high-fived each other after the announcement. His selection was the first in the World Health Organization history in which member countries voted on a new leader.

Author: 0 British PM May could lose majority in June 8 election: YouGov projection

However, one of the apparent implications of YouGov's pronouncement yesterday that statistical analysis of their mega poll pointed to a hung parliament is that the company thinks the electoral geography of the election may not work to the Conservatives' advantage after all.

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