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Author: 0 Bombers kill at least 6 attending Kabul funeral

At least 20 people were killed and 119 others injured in three consecutive bombings at a funeral ceremony in Kabul on Saturday, officials said. Nearly 90 people were killed and hundreds more were injured in the attack, one of the worst since 2001.

Author: 0 Trump's condolences to British prime minister

At the same time, police were dealing with reports of multiple stabbings at the nearby Borough Market as well as a third possible incident at Vauxhall, location of Britain's MI6. Sciotto also posted photos of people running from the attack. According to the British news site, " London Bridge and Borough Market have been hit in what appears to be two coordinated attacks south of the River Thames ".

Author: 0 Putin: Patriotic Russians May Have Hacked in Election

Putin, in an exclusive interview with Kelly, insisted the hackers could have come from "anywhere" and then they could have - in a savvy and professional way - shifted the blame to make it look like Russian Federation was behind the hacking.

Author: 0 Erie County Seeks to Hold Itself to Paris Climate Agreement

They both appeared on Fox News' "Fox & Friends". But Macron's English-language statement was a masterstroke, a way to put Trump under public pressure in the American media, in a way that Trump will surely watch from his television just off the Oval Office Friday.

Author: 0 Macron trolls Trump after climate deal ditch with catchy slogan

Now that other mayors and governors have scored their points by expressing their resistance to Trump on America's participation in this non-binding agreement, they should take a moment to reflect on whether their jurisdictions are doing as much as Los Angeles to change their ways on emissions.

Global News Germany, China pledge to boost ties amid Trump concerns
Author: 0 Germany, China pledge to boost ties amid Trump concerns

In a statement backed by all 28 EU states, the European Union and China will commit to full implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement, EU and Chinese officials said. Alden Meyer, director of strategy and policy for the Union of Concerned Scientists advocacy group, said "I don't think any other countries will follow the USA out of Paris, so if he does leave, Trump will be in splendid isolation with the leaders of Syria and Nicaragua".

Global News Cabrera, Martinez lead Tigers in 15-5 win over White Sox
Author: 0 Cabrera, Martinez lead Tigers in 15-5 win over White Sox

He allowed an infield single to Jose Iglesias , then served up an RBI triple to Dixon Machado before making his exit with only six pitches thrown on the night. NOTES: The White Sox placed RHP Michael Ynoa (right hip flexor strain) on the 10-day disabled list and brought up RHP Brad Goldberg from Triple-A Charlotte.

Author: 0 Malaysia condemns terror attacks in London

The force said armed officers were sent to the scenes and shots were fired. The incident comes days ahead of a June 8 election, with polls suggesting the lead of Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party has dropped sharply. He received serious, but not life-threatening, injuries. "This is a fast-moving investigation", she said. At least six people were killed and 30 others injured in two separate terror attacks in London .

Global News California to discuss linking carbon market with China
Author: 0 California to discuss linking carbon market with China

The communist country is the world's largest emitter of carbon emissions, with the US and India following close behind. Brown vigorously opposes the withdrawal and has been working with states and provinces around the world to set voluntary agreements to address global warming.

Global News European Union and China backing Paris climate pact after Trump withdrawal
Author: 0 European Union and China backing Paris climate pact after Trump withdrawal

Inslee, Brown and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday announced the creation of a "climate alliance" for states committed to the Paris goals. The reactions from across the business world - including oil producers, the tech sector and finance - stood apart from Trump's portrayal of the decision as a needed corrective to rules that could stymie commerce.

Author: 0 Comey will testify about interaction with Trump (as announced 12 days ago)

Although final details about Comey's testimony have not been worked out, a source told CNN it could come as early as the start of June. According to Lichtblau, Comey and Bob Mueller have been discussing the parameters that would govern what he can and cannot say during his testimony, in order to not interfere with any ongoing criminal investigations with the public testimony.

Author: 0 One Dead in London Violence

Tourists gaped at the carnage from the roofs of double-decker buses. The force initially said officers were also responding to a reported third incident, in the Vauxhall area of London . Meanwhile, footage emerged of London police ordering patrons in bar in the Borough Market area to get on the ground and take cover. Police were called to London Bridge at 10.08pm.

Global News Trump to pull out of Paris climate deal
Author: 0 Trump to pull out of Paris climate deal

The agreement was reached under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which was ratified by the U.S. Senate in 1992. "The big question is whether a US withdrawal would lead to USA investors and utilities actually starting to build new plants that commit to high future emissions", said Myles Allen, professor of geosystem science at the University of Oxford's Environmental Change Institute.

Author: 0 UK PM May's Lead Over Labour Nearly Halves to 8 Points

The 2015 election led to the first majority Conservative government for 18 years - and she would have thrown that power away in the space of two years. Detailed Brexit negotiations between Britain and the European Union are set to start 11 days after the election, so there will be intense pressure to form a government by then.

Author: 0 New survey predicts huge Tory losses and hung Parliament

Global companies that make up the index earn much of their income in dollars and euros - earnings that translate into higher sterling value when the pound is weak. "There is a slightly more cautious attitude as a result of those narrowing polls", said Michael Hewson, chief market analyst at CMC Markets. A surprise Labour win would initially weaken the pound, but if ultimately a government led by prime minister Jeremy Corbyn let up on austerity measures and negotiated a softer Brexit, the ...

Author: 0 UN Security Council Unanimously Broadens Sanctions On North Korea

The United States has struggled to slow those programs, which have become a security priority given Pyongyang's vow to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the USA mainland. "We are working with China on North Korea because that is also a problem for China". The new sanctions come after Pyongyang repeatedly defied a United Nations resolution banning all nuclear and missile tests, conducting numerous tests already this year.

Global News Putin Upbeat After Trump Withdraws US From Global Climate Agreement
Author: 0 Putin Upbeat After Trump Withdraws US From Global Climate Agreement

China and the European Union wrote in their joint statement that they thought investing in tackling climate change would actually contribute to job creation, investment opportunities and economic growth. But she said the move "can't and won't stop all those of us who feel obliged to protect the planet". Although he wouldn't speak for President Trump, Pruitt did share his own opinions on climate change.

Author: 0 Van mounts curb, hits people on London Bridge

England has been under heightened alert since a bomb was detonated at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester nearly two weeks ago, killing 22 and wounding more than 100 as they left the venue. help Saturday to Britain in response to reports of three violent incidents including a vehicle mowing down pedestrians on London Bridge . One witness told Reuters that she saw what appeared to be three people with knife wounds and possibly their throats cut at London Bridge .

Author: 0 May and Corbyn grilled on social care and defence by voters

Of the world's six biggest economies after the U.S., the United Kingdom was the only one not to say anything publicly about Donald Trump's threat to leave the agreement. May defended herself, saying: "I could have stayed on doing that job for another couple of years and not called an election", May told the BBC audience in York, northern England.

Global News Wary Of North Korea, US Destroys Mock Warhead Over The Pacific
Author: 0 Wary Of North Korea, US Destroys Mock Warhead Over The Pacific

Testing was delayed for several years . The test was staged by the MDA, the Air Force's 30th Space Wing, the Joint Functional Component Command for Integrated Missile Defense and U.S. The American interceptor has an uneven track record, having succeeded nine times out of 17 attempts against missiles in test since 1999, although the most recent test - in June 2014 - was a success.

Global News Celtics were upset with talk focusing on Isaiah Thomas
Author: 0 Celtics were upset with talk focusing on Isaiah Thomas

Kyrie Irving took over in the second half and finished with 42 points, LeBron James added 34 and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of an nearly inevitable third date in the Finals with Golden State by rallying to beat the Boston Celtics 112-99 on Tuesday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals .

Global News Reports of casualties after three incidents in London
Author: 0 Reports of casualties after three incidents in London

The department said it "condemns the cowardly attacks targeting innocent civilians in London ". "There is no justification whatsoever for such barbaric acts", Khan posted on his official Twitter page. May had lowered the nation's threat level only days ago - from "critical" to "severe" - after having raised it following a bombing last month at a Manchester pop music concert that was claimed by the Islamic State and that killed 22 people.

Global News Good luck to Trump on moves involving Israel, Palestinians
Author: 0 Good luck to Trump on moves involving Israel, Palestinians

Trump will be the first sitting USA president to visit the site, although Barack Obama and George W. Bush did so either as candidates or private citizens. The Administration official said there is too much promise in a future peace negotiations between Israel and the PA at stake, especially since the Abbas people have agreed to come to the negotiations table without preconditions.

Global News African carrier's registers 26% increase in air cargo demand in April
Author: 0 African carrier's registers 26% increase in air cargo demand in April

At 3.5 percent over the growth average for the previous five years, even yields are starting to tick up, with WorldACD reporting that worldwide yields grew by US$0.02 over March, and by US$0.05, y-o-y. In more good news for carrier's bottom lines, however, growth in freight capacity, measured in available freight tonne kilometers (AFTKs), slowed to 3.9 percent in April 2017, 4.6 percent behind growth in volumes.

Global News How 44 Nigerian & Ghanaian Migrants died of thirst in Sahara Desert
Author: 0 How 44 Nigerian & Ghanaian Migrants died of thirst in Sahara Desert

According to reports, the migrants were mostly west Africans from Ghana and Nigeria and included several children. So far no-one has visited the site to identify the bodies. The refugees were hoping to reach the Libyan coast so they could cross the Mediterranean to Europe. But many migrants die of thirst, while others are robbed and attacked by criminal gangs and security forces.

Author: 0 Hackers could be from 'anywhere' - Putin

We ought to understand what is happening and where it will lead us. "In any case, they don't think so", Putin said , responding to Kelly's words about the European leaders' quick response to President Donald Trump's decision to walk away from the Paris deal.

Author: 0 Hardik plays down hype ahead of Pakistan game

Kohli has been the man most opposing teams like to dismiss cheaply as he has been the mainstay of India's batting. The team have an intriguing combination of raw talent and seasoned veterans, and Pakistan's chances tomorrow will depend on how Ahmed rallies these men.

Author: 0 Does Trump Believe In Climate Change? White House Won't Say

A spokesperson for Starbucks, which in the past has partnered with environmental groups to promote climate action and has called climate change a "crisis" for coffee farmers and others, declined to comment on Trump's action. Marine Le Pen, leader of France's Front National party and a staunch Trump supporter, also condemned the decision. "If nations around the globe want to see to learn from us what we're doing to reduce our Carbon dioxide footprint, we're going to share that ...

Author: 0 Poll dive hits British PM's election battle

The latest poll data weighed further on the currency, sending it almost a cent down in overnight trading in Asia before it pulled back some of the losses. What do YouGov's figures show? "Support for Labour among younger voters has gone up and gone up dramatically but then the crucial question is whether these young people will come out to vote", Curtice said.

Author: 0 London terror attack: Here is all that has happened so far

It is the latest in a string of attacks to hit Europe, including in Paris, Berlin and Saint Petersburg. British Prime Minister Theresa May says authorities are treating two violent incidents in London as a "potential act of terrorism ", in a statement to the Associated Press.

Author: 0 Mayors come out against Trump's Paris catastrophe

He called Trump's withdrawal from the pact a "mistake". The new coalition says it will do whatever it takes to maintain the US's role in the accord, aiming to reduce national emissions 26% below 2005 levels by 2025. In 2015, the United States, produced more than double the carbon dioxide emissions of China, and eight times as much as India. Tusk said Europe was "stepping up our cooperation on climate change with China".

Global News South Africa white party leader 'threatened Zambian court process'
Author: 0 South Africa white party leader 'threatened Zambian court process'

However, the SACP says government failed to act when Israel denied an entry visa to Minister of Higher Education Blade Nzimande during a planned trip to Palestine in 2015. He made a fifth unsuccessful bid for the Zambian presidency at last year's election and has challenged the poll result in court after he narrowly lost to Lungu.

Author: 0 Iraqi troops push for last ISIL holdouts in Mosul

They say they missed their self-appointed timeframe to protect the civilian lives, a reminder that the civilian casualties is already high, especially after the US-led global coalition have taken responsibility for more than 100 lives lost in one single airstrike on March 17.

Author: 0 Car runs into London Bridge pedestrians; multiple injuries

Several other people were treated at the scene for less serious injuries. Police also responded to another incident around 2.5 miles away from the stabbing, in the Vauxhall region, according to CNN . Ambulances lined up to transport the injured . England has been on the edge since May 22, when a suicide bomber killed 22 people at an Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena .

Author: 0 Trump won't invoke executive privilege on Comey testimony

As FBI director, Comey was leading the agency's probe into Russian interference in last year's presidential election and into whether Trump campaign aides illegally colluded with Russia before Trump fired Comey last month. Donald Trump and James Comey . Today, a White House spokesperson referred a question about the Times' story to outside counsel. A White House official also said Saturday that Trump's plan would also look to put more control in the hands of local ...

Author: 0 3 attackers, 6 others killed in London Bridge area terror attacks

It also comes less than two weeks after 22 people, including seven children, were killed in a suicide bombing at the end of a pop concert at the Manchester Arena. It's not clear if it's related to the London Bridge attack. "A white van driver came speeding - probably about 50mph - veered of the road into the crowds of people who were walking along the pavement", she told BBC News.