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Global News TPP goes ahead without Washington
Author: 0 TPP goes ahead without Washington

New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English said last week during a visit to Japan that he hoped that a replacement deal would be agreed by the first half of 2018. They also emphasized that they would work on ways to allow the U.S. to rejoin the group, as well as providing the scope for other countries to join.

Author: 0 Israeli-Palestinian peace deal: It's much harder than Trump thinks

It comes after Trump urged leaders in the Middle East to seize a "rare" opportunity to overcome past rifts to join together for peace and stability and to unite against a common threat: Terrorism. He added, "First the two-state solution must exist and be implemented". During his campaign, Mr. Trump , addressing the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), vowed to move the U.S embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , a controversial plan that would imply recognition of Jerusalem ...

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Author: 0 "She should die": Israelis taunt critically wounded Palestinian girl

Since September 2015, Palestinian assailants have killed 42 Israelis, two visiting Americans and a British student, mainly in stabbing, auto ramming and shooting attacks. A teenage girl died after she stabbed an Israeli soldier and was shot during her attack. She was then shot by other soldiers at the scene. The Palestinian assailant was also wounded and transported to the same hospital.

Global News Comedian sacked by CNN after Trump severed head photo
Author: 0 Comedian sacked by CNN after Trump severed head photo

Trump tweeted that: " Kathy Griffin should be ashamed of herself". CNN has fired comedian Kathy Griffin , who drew global criticism on Wednesday for posing photographs holding severed head of US President, Donald Trump . Squatty Potty toilet stools and Unicorn Gold bathroom products said it would be suspending a new ad campaign starring the comedian. "It wasn't amusing.

Author: 0 Angela Merkel: Trump can't stop us on Paris deal

Before Trump announced his decision, Li called combating climate change an "international responsibility" that was a point of consensus around the globe. The United States withdrawal from the Paris climate accord could add 0.3 degrees Celsius to global temperatures by the end of the century in a worst case scenario, an official from the UN World Meteorological Organization estimated on Friday.

Author: 0 United Nations warns Trump against quitting Paris Climate Deal

Trump, who has called climate change "a hoax" on occasion, had shrugged off pressure from U.S. allies during the G7 summit in Sicily last week, putting him at odds with other members of the grouping of developed nations. Apple CEO Tim Cook recently called the White House to urge the president to remain in the deal. That means the USA would remain in the agreement, at least formally, for another three-and-a-half years, ensuring the issue remains alive in the next presidential election.

Global News Wilbur Ross heartened by lack of protestors in Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Wilbur Ross heartened by lack of protestors in Saudi Arabia

Some regarded his speech as a positive step towards Muslims. "Our responsibility before God and our people and the whole world is to stand united to fight the forces of evil and extremism wherever they are". In an editorial published by the London-based Al-Araby Al-Jadeed website on Sunday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif advised U.S. President Donald Trump to discuss with Saudi leaders how to prevent another September 11 attack from taking place.

Global News EU, China united on climate, still divided over trade
Author: 0 EU, China united on climate, still divided over trade

Trump's "announcement has galvanised us rather than weakened us, and this vacuum will be filled by new broad committed leadership", Canete said. The joint statement , the first between the China and the European Union, commits them to cutting back on fossil fuels, developing more green technology and helping raise US$100 billion (S$138 billion) a year by 2020 to help poorer countries cut their emissions.

Author: 0 Kathy Griffin facing secret service probe over Trump head images

Kathy Griffin speaks during a press conference at The Bloom Firm on June 2, 2017 in Woodland Hills. The 56-year-old comedian addressed the room of reporters, and even though she stated that the apology she made earlier this week "still stands", she does think that Trump is targeting her.

Global News Pippa's Wedding Reception Was Password-Protected
Author: 0 Pippa's Wedding Reception Was Password-Protected

The glass palace marquee which hosted 300 of Pippa Middleton's friends and family had giant spotlights shining around it as guests began trickling in. However, the prince appeared to cheer up at the prospect of riding in a vintage wedding vehicle as he made his way to the reception with his mother and sister and could be waving to onlookers.

Author: 0 Trump Stands By 'Great' Jared Kushner Amid Crisis Over Russia Probe

President Trump meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (l.) next to Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergei Kislyak at the White House on May 10, 2017. "We have back-channel communications with any number of individual [countries]". Trump added in the statement that Kushner was "respected by virtually everyone", and was busy working to help save the country "billions of dollars".

Author: 0 India says committed to climate pact despite U.S. withdrawal

In an interview on Thursday, the president of the World Coal Association, Benjamin Sporton, told Reuters that he had mixed feelings about Trump's announcement, adding he was eager to see a US policy that actively promotes a place for coal in the global energy mix.

Author: 0 South African ruling party calls for inquiry into state capture by business

Such a period we defined as having heightened levels of state of restlessness in society, requiring the ANC to develop an approach to provide leadership in this regard", says Mantashe. In this photo taken Monday, May 1, 2017 South African President Jacob Zuma attends a May Day rally in Bloemfontein, South Africa, where he was jeered by labor unionists and his speech was cancelled.

Author: 0 Putin avoids criticizing Trump climate decision

The idea that the hacking had reportedly been carried out from Russian IP addresses which constituted meaningful evidence of anything was absurd, he said . Russian President Vladimir Putin has yet again proved he's willing to say even the most outlandish things to convince people that his government played no part in influencing the 2016 USA election.

Author: 0 World leaders push back after Trump withdraws from climate pact

France is the namesake of the 2015 climate deal and was one of the first countries to light up one of its landmarks in protest at Trump's decision. "World: The Empire State stands with you". US growth would take a $2.5 trillion hit over 10 years with "factories and plants closing all over our country", Trump said at an April rally in Pennsylvania.

Author: 0 May and Corbyn clash over Brexit ordeal

She said: "You can only deliver for Britain if you have the strength, the plan and the determination to see it through". Following is a summary of the possible next incumbents of the second most powerful post in Britain's government. THERESA MAY repeats ad nauseam that only she is strong and stable enough to negotiate Britain's exit from the European Union, but who knows what her agenda is? He has experience of the pressures of the finance ministry having served as a junior minister ...

Global News In Saudi Arabia, Trump admits India is 'victim of terrorism'
Author: 0 In Saudi Arabia, Trump admits India is 'victim of terrorism'

But the nations of the Middle East can not wait for American power to crush this enemy for them. "And if you both are willing, we're going to make a deal". In his speech , the president also put the blame on Iran for the "instability" happening in the region. The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman called on the USA government to stop fomenting new wars, conducting anti-Iranian policies and supplying weapons to supporters of terrorism.

Global News Bomb threat accused doesn't apply for bail
Author: 0 Bomb threat accused doesn't apply for bail

The item Marks claimed was a bomb turned out to be a battery pack, according to Malaysia transport minister Abdul Aziz bin Kaprawi. He did not have a bomb . "He was agitated, is the best description -100 percent, he was agitated". The Airbus A330-300 carrying 337 passengers returned to Melbourne Airport about 30 minutes after takeoff.

Global News 1500 feet of California highway blocked by slide
Author: 0 1500 feet of California highway blocked by slide

The landslide covered the road, also known as State Route 1, in a 35-40 feet deep layer of dirt for about 1,500 feet. Photos and video taken this week of the site 9 miles north of the San Luis Obispo-Monterey County line show how a wall of dirt, mud and rock gave way above the highway on Saturday and cascaded down, covering the road and piling into the ocean in a semicircle peninsula.

Author: 0 Philippine leader slams Chelsea Clinton over rape criticism

The young Clinton declared on Twitter Friday that President Rodrigo Duterte is a "murderous thug with no regard for human rights" after the president joked last week he would permit his troops to rape up to three women in the southern Philippines, a section of the country now under martial law.

Global News Key US-Europe relations called into question after Trump trip
Author: 0 Key US-Europe relations called into question after Trump trip

The statement was made hours after Trump complained about Germany in a tweet . US President Donald Trump called Germany's trade and spending policies " very bad " on Tuesday, intensifying the row between the longtime allies. She said: 'The times when Europe could rely exclusively on others is somewhat in the past. Merkel, however, had also said Germany's relationship with the U.S.

Global News North Korea Has Missiles-and a New iPad Called 'iPad'
Author: 0 North Korea Has Missiles-and a New iPad Called 'iPad'

In fact, it's so common that other companies seem to want to use it, such as state-controlled North Korean company Myohyang IT. The new product is featured and acclaimed in the latest edition of the country's Foreign Trade magazine . Even though the name appears to be a violation of Apple's trademark , it is unlikely that the American tech giant will take action. But in terms of the specs, it's far from matching Apple's flagship tablet.

Global News Here's what the Supreme Court might look at — Travel ban case
Author: 0 Here's what the Supreme Court might look at — Travel ban case

The chief judge of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Roger L. Gregory, wrote in a ruling against the ban that it "speaks with vague words of national security ". Appeals courts in other districts are still considering the case as well. "President Trump's Muslim ban violates the Constitution, as this decision strongly reaffirms".

Author: 0 Flynn and Trump lawyer subpoenaed over Russia investigation

Nunes has unilateral authority on the House intelligence committee to issue subpoenas, although the committee's rules recommend he consult with the top Democrat as well, who is now Schiff. It reported that Cohen was involved in a back-channel plan, which never came to fruition, that would have involved a peace agreement between Russian Federation and Ukraine, and the lifting of USA sanctions against Moscow.

Author: 0 Man arrested at Trump hotel in DC with 2 guns

A 43-year-old Pennsylvania man was arrested on weapons charges Wednesday morning inside the Trump International Hotel , on Pennsylvania Ave, several blocks from the White House . The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center declined to comment as to why Moles had been placed on administrative leave, due to the police investigation that is ongoing.

Author: 0 Poorer nations robust in the face of Trump pullout from climate deal

Among the critics were Mayor de Blasio and Governor Cuomo, who ordered that various prominent structures be lit up green to emphasize their opposition to climate change . "It is time to put Youngstown, Ohio, Detroit, Michigan, and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, along with many, many other locations within our great country, before Paris, France".

Global News Farage 'person of interest' in Trump probe
Author: 0 Farage 'person of interest' in Trump probe

WikiLeaks published a backlog of hacked emails from the accounts of Hillary Clinton's campaign team, the Democratic party and Mrs Clinton herself during the campaign. "It has taken me so long [to issue a statement] because I've been laughing about it so much", he told The Times . Farage, who aligned himself with President Trump during the US presidential election and Brexit campaigns , casted blame on "liberal elites".

Author: 0 'Reckless and foolish': Asia dogpiles on Trump after Paris accord pullout

Trump has repeatedly cast doubt on the science of climate change and once called it a hoax perpetrated by China to weaken USA business. Buildings across the city were lit up in green Thursday night in support of the Paris Accord, as the mayor and governor announce they'll stay committed to the plan despite President Trump's decision to withdraw from the global climate change agreement.

Global News Japan vows to take action with U.S. after North Korea missile test
Author: 0 Japan vows to take action with U.S. after North Korea missile test

North Korea's ballistic missile test on Monday was its ninth this year, the South Korean military says, in an ongoing challenge to new leaders in both the United States and South Korea . Monday's launch followed two successful tests of medium to long-range missiles in as many weeks by the North, which has been conducting such tests at an unprecedented pace.

Author: 0 EU, China back climate pact after Trump pullout

While Trump said the United States would be willing to rejoin the accord if it could obtain more favorable terms, the three European leaders said the agreement cannot be renegotiated, "since it is a vital instrument for our planet, societies and economics".

Global News UK PM May's lead over Labour shrinks
Author: 0 UK PM May's lead over Labour shrinks

British Prime Minister Theresa May's lead over the opposition Labour party has shrunk to five points from 15 points just over two weeks ago, an opinion poll from Ipsos MORI shows. "This part of the world voted very strongly for Brexit and I think it's important that we get it right", said Paul Howell, who is standing as a Tory candidate in a seat further north.

Author: 0 Philippines says 8 foreign fighters killed in southern siege

But Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla, the spokesman for the Armed Forces of the Philippines, told a news conference at the Malacanang presidential palace that the Friday deadline to flush out militants in Marawi cannot be achieved. The clashes have prompted President Duterte to declare martial law in the whole island of Mindanao. "Deadlines are relative to the amount of resistance that still exists and the threat in the area", he said in a press in briefing on Friday in Malacañang.

Global News Democrats upset as agencies return copies of torture report
Author: 0 Democrats upset as agencies return copies of torture report

But other copies are still locked away at the FBI, State Department, Justice Department , the Pentagon and the U.S. Archives, which received its copy as part of Obama's official papers. During his Senate confirmation hearing, Attorney General Jeff Sessions told Feinstein in a written response to questions that he would not return the Justice Department's copy of the report to the Senate.

Global News Mariners Nelson Cruz, Jean Segura leave with injuries
Author: 0 Mariners Nelson Cruz, Jean Segura leave with injuries

Reynolds hit a tape-measure, two-run homer to break a scoreless tie in the second inning. Guillermo Heredia's home run off Freeland in the second was unfortunate, sure, but it counted for only one run. At 74 pitches, the Mariners' coaching staff decided that was enough for what was essentially Paxton's second rehab start. Thursday, they fell on the glad side of the thin line between angst and hope.

Author: 0 Obama Slams Trump Over Paris Climate Deal

Trump faced criticism last week after he appeared to push aside the prime minister of Montenegro in order to move to the front of a group of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders. "Climate change is a global challenge and no country can stay away from it", said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying. In Mali's northern city of Timbuktu, 23-year-old Sididi Ould Batna has already lost a dozen cattle.