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Global News Putin: 'Don't worry, be happy' as Trump ditches climate deal
Author: 0 Putin: 'Don't worry, be happy' as Trump ditches climate deal

Russian President Vladimir Putin found himself on the defensive Friday when asked by NBC News' Megyn Kelly to explain his earlier claim that private " patriotic " hackers could have interfered in the 2016 USA presidential election. This reminds me of anti-Semitism. "It's easier to say we are not guilty, the Russians are guilty ..." Someone is a mutt, can't do a thing, but the Jews are to be blamed.

Author: 0 General election 2017 quiz: which party should I vote for?

But she has been accused of seeking to take advantage of her party's 20-point poll lead over the opposition Labour party - which has now dwindled to the low single figures. But things weren't so simple. Her attempts to stay on message, no matter what, led to criticism that her campaign lacked any substance. "They did kill a lot of people, didn't they?" he was asked.

Global News Franken offers possible explanation for what 'covfefe' means
Author: 0 Franken offers possible explanation for what 'covfefe' means

Taking aim at Trump's controversial relations with Russia, one woman on Twitter quipped that she had translated #covfefe into Russian, attaching a doctored image that showed the gibberish word to be a translation of "I resign". Later in the event, when an audience member again mentioned covfefe , Clinton mocked White House spokesman Sean Spicer's explanation from earlier in the day.

Global News K: Army personnel killed, four injured in terrorist attack
Author: 0 K: Army personnel killed, four injured in terrorist attack

The area is over 70 km south of Srinagar . The other four are being treated, the official added. Reinforcements have been rushed to the spot. There were six soldiers in the vehicle that was attacked. He was named as the successor of Burhan Wani after the latter was killed in a gunfight with security forces on July 8 previous year. Meanwhile, an Army convoy in Anantnag's Qazigund was attacked by terrorists.

Global News EU, China to unite on global warming after Trump withdrawal
Author: 0 EU, China to unite on global warming after Trump withdrawal

On these topics, however, China and the European Union seemed less united. "In sum, China will honor its commitments in the framework of the Paris climate protection agreement", he said. So said Jean-Claude Juncker during an interview with Politico magazine . Disagreements over granting "market economy" status to China have prevented the European Union and China from signing a joint agreement on climate change and other issues, dpa has learnt.

Global News Christy Clark to test the house, NDP minority government expected
Author: 0 Christy Clark to test the house, NDP minority government expected

Judith Guichon. Ultimately, Clark said, it would be up to the lieutenant-governor to decide whether the NDP gets the green light or whether a new election is called. The pair took questions about their plans for the province's future, including what they intend to do about Site C, a project neither of their parties supported during the election campaign.

Global News The Plot Thickens in Trump Probe
Author: 0 The Plot Thickens in Trump Probe

The Washington Post broke the story, which is said was based on interviews with several current and former U.S. officials who spoke to the newspaper on background. When asked why, both the president and the White House cited the F.B.I. probe. It was unclear if a similar memo was prepared by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence to document Trump's conversation with Coats.

Global News Volquez Pitches Season's First No-Hitter
Author: 0 Volquez Pitches Season's First No-Hitter

Riddle's one-out double, extending the rookie shortstop's hitting streak to seven games. Just try to win a series", Mattingly said, while pointing out, "We just didn't play very well, honestly. The Marlins , meanwhile, are just 1-6 in Volquez's last seven starts, are 2-11 in their last 13 games versus a team with a winning record, and have dropped nine of their last 12 games following a win.

Author: 0 Minister offers condolences on bomb that killed 90 in Kabul

This is a developing story -- check back soon for more reporting. No group has claimed responsibility for the blast. "Our thoughts are with the families and friends of the victims. Afghanistan's intelligence agency blamed the Taliban-allied Haqqani Network for the attack. A thick cloud of black smoke billowed over the area where the massive truck bomb exploded during the peak of Kabul's rush hour Wednesday.

Author: 0 How likely is the General Election to result in a hung parliament?

Corbyn , a 68-year-old peace campaigner, has been pulling in big crowds at rallies across the country despite warnings from opponents in his own party that he is leading Labour to the worst defeat in its history. How does constituency-by-constituency actually work? YouGov's model draws on the data collected from around 50,000 panellists quizzed on their voting intention over the course of a week and uses a recently-developed technique called multilevel regression and post-stratification ...

Author: 0 British police arrest another man after Manchester attack

Grande went on to praise her supporters and the people of Manchester . A woman arrested on Wednesday in Blackley has been released without any charge, the police said earlier. "A third USA government source" was cited to identify the attacker as Salman Abedi , or Salman Ramadan Abedi, according to Reuters . 22 people died when a suicide bomber detonated and IED in Manchester Arena , England, during a concert of U.S.

Global News European Union chief Juncker denies involvement in Luxembourg tax deals
Author: 0 European Union chief Juncker denies involvement in Luxembourg tax deals

The draft proposal would have to be approved by European Union members and is not expected to come into force until January 2019 - weeks before the United Kingdom quits the bloc. The head of the European Commission accused the USA government on Wednesday (31 May) of seeking bilateral trade deals with individual member states and said he would block any such attempt to break the bloc's unified position on trade.

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin to Corporate America: You should 'help' President Trump

Putin said Thursday that "patriotic" Russians could have been involved, but covered their tracks to make it seem like the operation was run by the Russian government. Putin's comments come one day after he suggested that "patriotic hackers" may have meddled in the US election, but insisted that none of their potential activities were state-backed.

Global News Putin says US election allegations are 'fiction'
Author: 0 Putin says US election allegations are 'fiction'

The two men then entered the palace to start their talks. Putin said that the two nations want to cooperate in resolving the crises, including in Ukraine. Macron said he wanted to revive the "Normandy format", which includes the leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine. On Syria, Putin underlined the importance of securing the Syrian state, adding that it's essential for combatting terrorism.

Global News Beef axe on BJP man
Author: 0 Beef axe on BJP man

Kohli's statement makes it clear that BJP is open to states ruled by it allowing consumption of beef and not interfering in the local food habits. The development highlights what is wrong with the BJP's project cow . He said, "More credible leaders are getting drawn" to the party. Pradip Phanjoubam, Editor of the Imphal Free Press , informed that Meghalaya was not alone and there were protests in Nagaland too.

Author: 0 As US retreats, European Union and China seek climate leadership at summit

Withdrawing would leave the United States as one of just three countries outside the agreement, with the other two being Syria and Nicaragua. In Brussels, the Chinese premier will co-chair the 19th China-EU leaders' meeting with European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, and pay an official visit to Belgium.

Author: 0 Andrew Weaver welcomes Clark's 'willingness to work across party lines'

Earlier Tuesday, B.C. NDP Leader John Horgan held a triumphant meeting of his MLAs at the legislature as his party prepares to overthrow the governing Liberals and take power with the help of the Greens. The Greens and NDP have supported a system of proportional representation that accounts for the number of seats each party gets in the legislature based on their percentage of the popular vote.

Author: 0 May could lose parliament majority

There was slightly better news for May from a Panelbase poll which put her party 8 points ahead of Labour, but that still meant the Conservatives' advantage had nearly halved in a week. One beneficiary of the weaker pound is the FTSE 100 Index, whose members get more than two-thirds of their revenue from overseas. While doubts over polling remain after a failure to predict the U.K.'s 2015 election result, the market has been shocked out of its pre-election complacency by mounting ...

Author: 0 Putin: Russia struck no secret agreements with Trump team

President probably thinks that the accord is not well thought out". A statement from Russian President Vladimir Putin about USA military buildup in the disputed Kuril Islands is raising concerns in Japan, despite plans in Tokyo to increase economic cooperation in the territories.

Author: 0 Cyclone brings destruction to Myanmar refugee camps in Bangladesh

The authorities are helping people to evacuate their houses and move to the relief camps made for the cyclone victims. Around 200,000 people from the Muslim minority were being sheltered in the coastal Cox's Bazar district, which bore the brunt of the damage.

Global News Donald Trump's withdrawal of U.S. from Paris climate agreement widely panned
Author: 0 Donald Trump's withdrawal of U.S. from Paris climate agreement widely panned

Shmidt took the opportunity to remind Trump and the world that the attractive glaciers of Mount Rwenzori will disappear without the Paris Agreement . Not the first time the United States has walked out of a climate agreement, it helped craft. " Climate change can not be ignored, and we must combat this challenge in order to save our planet for our children and grandchildren".

Author: 0 Trump breaks campaign promise by not moving US Embassy to Jerusalem

President Trump renewed a waiver Thursday that keeps the U.S. Embassy to Israel in Tel Aviv, rather than moving it to Jerusalem as he had promised during the presidential campaign. Husam Zomlot, the Palestinian Authority representative in the USA, was happy with the decision, saying it removed one obstacle to negotiations. The whole matter boils down to symbolism.

Global News Why Trump is attacking Germany over trade
Author: 0 Why Trump is attacking Germany over trade

President Donald Trump is aiming his wrath over trade at one of the largest buyers of American exports - Germany . Trump also has demanded that Germany meet the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance's defence spending target of two per cent of gross domestic product and criticised Merkel's open-door migration policy.

Global News EU, China fail to agree on steel, trade dumping at summit
Author: 0 EU, China fail to agree on steel, trade dumping at summit

The UN World Meteorological Organisation said on Friday that, in the worst scenario, the United States pullout could add 0.3C to global temperatures by the end of the century. At their short summit, the European Union and China - two of the world's major polluters - are set to issue a statement reaffirming their stance on global warming following Mr Trump's announcement on Thursday.

Global News Rouhani re-elected as Iran's 12th President with thumping majority
Author: 0 Rouhani re-elected as Iran's 12th President with thumping majority

It followed a huge 73 percent turnout on Friday - similar to the previous elections in 2013 - which forced authorities to extend polling by several hours. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei still has the authority to overrule the president on foreign and domestic decisions. Two other hopefuls - Mostafa Mirsalim and Mostafa Hashemi Tab - won 478,215 and 215,450 votes respectively.

Author: 0 China vows to uphold climate pact after US pullout

Without mentioning the US specifically, Li said that " China in recent years has stayed true to its commitment" and pointed out that his was one of the first countries to ratify the 2015 Paris Agreement . The other two are Syria and Nicaragua . Many wondered if that would lead to other business leaders following suit. "There is no reverse gear to energy transition".

Global News Waymo Is Working On Self-Driving Trucks
Author: 0 Waymo Is Working On Self-Driving Trucks

Alphabet Inc ( NASDAQ:GOOGL ) has a multi-billion dollar entity that most people know little about operating behind the scenes. That means unvested shares are generally forfeited. Mr Levandowski's lawyer did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Uber has insisted that it developed its driverless technology independently and that it does not possess and has not made use of any stolen material.

Author: 0 China vows to uphold Paris climate deal

Mr Trump on Thursday characterised the Paris agreement as a deal that aimed to hobble, disadvantage and impoverish the US. In a video posted to its Twitter account just one day after Mr Trump announced his plans, the French ministry revised a video the White House had previously posted that sought to explain why the Paris agreement was bad for the US.

Global News Gunman storms Philippine casino, police suspect robbery
Author: 0 Gunman storms Philippine casino, police suspect robbery

But police later reported finding 36 bodies in the casino who they said died from inhaling smoke that had become toxic because of the carpet on the gaming room floors. The gunman reportedly engaged in a "firefight" with casino employees during the incident, Apolinario confirmed. The national police chief said the gunman apparently barged into a room at the 5th floor of the Maxims hotel connected to the mall and casino, laid on the bed, blanketed himself, doused himself with gasoline then ...

Global News National Spelling Bee champ clinches title with 'marocain'
Author: 0 National Spelling Bee champ clinches title with 'marocain'

Ananya won more than $40,000 in cash and other prizes. Ananya described her win as a dream come true. But Rohan misspelled the word marram and Ananya got two words right to win. "She definitely has a procedure, a method she uses, she even used it at the district test- all those things", said Ken Engel, Spelling Team Advisor.

Author: 0 Abbas Voices Commitment to Two-State Solution, Arab Peace Initiative

Standing alongside Trump, Abbas, 82 and in the 12th year of his original five-year term, said he was determined to deliver an agreement for all Palestinians, although he did not provide any substance on how such an objective could be achieved, reported Reuters .

Global News Kathy Griffin says she's been contacted by Secret Service
Author: 0 Kathy Griffin says she's been contacted by Secret Service

But, she said, a sitting president and his grown children and family are "trying to ruin my life forever". "Her life's work has been to make people laugh". Although Griffin tearfully apologized again during her press conference , she said that she will continue to use Trump as fodder for her comedic material.

Author: 0 Sri Lanka Races To Rescue Flood Victims As The Death Toll Increases

Almost 500,000 people have been affected by the disaster, the worst since the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami, and the downpours have displaced over 100,000 Sri Lankans. The flooding is the worst since May 2003 when 250 people were killed and 10,000 homes destroyed after a similarly powerful monsoon, officials said.

Author: 0 White House official: Trump plans to pull United States from Paris deal

Zinke told reporters that he has "yet to read what the actual Paris agreement is" and "would like to sit down and read" the 2015 accord before commenting. India and Spain on Wednesday expressed their commitment to fighting climate change and reiterated their support for implementing the Kyoto and Paris accords.

Global News House intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn, Michael Cohen
Author: 0 House intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn, Michael Cohen

The associate, who wasn't authorized to discuss details of the testimony spoke Wednesday on condition of anonymity, declined to discuss the content of Comey's planned testimony, other than to say that Robert Mueller III, who was appointed earlier this month by the Department of Justice to lead the government's inquiry, is allowing Comey to make certain statements.

Global News Weather.com trolls Trump's climate decision
Author: 0 Weather.com trolls Trump's climate decision

In addition to being disappointed, I am angry", Japanese Environment Minister Koichi Yamamoto told a news conference on Friday. China, the world's largest carbon emitter, said it would stick by its commitments to the Paris agreement despite the USA decision.

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.