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Author: 0 May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with United Kingdom vote 1 week away

The "vast majority" of the one million "decent jobs" Labour has pledged to create would go to British workers, Jeremy Corbyn has suggested. Ms Long-Bailey, seen as a rising star in the party, said Labour's first industrial mission will be to ensure that 60% of United Kingdom energy comes from low carbon or renewable sources by 2020.

Author: 0 Trump has 'unbelievable relationship' with Merkel: White House

She said: "It is necessary to be open to achieve fair trade conditions". She further elaborated " We Europeans must really take our destiny into our hands". Merkel was hosting a press conference with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when she was asked whether Germany was looking towards Asia to develop relations, following her comments on Sunday that " Europe could no longer rely on the United States and Britain", reports Efe.

World Media Peduto issues executive order committing Pittsburgh to climate change
Author: 0 Peduto issues executive order committing Pittsburgh to climate change

Hours later German Chancellor Angela Merkel summoned reporters for an impromptu statement in which she called Trump's decision "extremely regrettable, and that's putting it very mildly". In a memo to Apple employees obtained by CNET, Cook wrote that he spoke with Trump earlier in the week in an effort to persuade him not to withdraw from the pact, in which almost 200 countries agreed to fight global warming by reducing carbon emissions.

World Media DSS to hand over 82 Chibok girls to Women ministry today
Author: 0 DSS to hand over 82 Chibok girls to Women ministry today

The Nigerian Government has handed over 82 Chibok Girls freed recently by the Boko haram sect to the Ministry of Women Affairs to be rehabilitated. The girls were handed over under heavy security provided by the DSS. "We interact with them everyday, and we know the level of their stability", she said. "I thank the teachers and vocational trainers for training them".

World Media Leaders pledge to boost climate efforts after Trump decision
Author: 0 Leaders pledge to boost climate efforts after Trump decision

We remain committed to the Paris Agreement. The organisation, which represents $12trn of AUM, said it urges the Administration to reconsider, stating the move would slow progress to tackle climate change . Several of Trump's top aides also opposed the action, including his daughter Ivanka Trump. Nicaragua and Syria are the only countries not party to the Paris accord, the former seeing it as not ambitious enough and the latter being racked by a brutal civil war.

Author: 0 N. Korea Drops Ballistic Missile in Japanese EEZ

The Scud flew about 450km (280 miles) before landing in Japanese waters, prompting Japan to lodge a protest. Pyongyang has a large stockpile of short-range Scud missiles developed by the Soviet Union during the Cold War. All the North's tests have been carried out in direct defiance of United Nations sanctions warnings and USA threats of military action. The strident statement came in response to the latest missile launch by North Korea .

World Media Social media rushes to define Donald Trump's 'covfefe' tweet
Author: 0 Social media rushes to define Donald Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

White House chief of staff Reince Priebus thanked Dubke in a statement and said he had "offered to remain onboard until a transition is concluded". "The president's tweet speaks for itself" is a line we've heard repeatedly from Spicer , in far more serious situations than this.

Author: 0 36 bodies found in Manila casino after shooting attack by lone gunman

A gunman stormed a mall-casino complex in the Philippines , torched gambling tables and stuffed a backpack with casino chips before fleeing but was found dead of an apparent suicide in an adjacent hotel early Friday, authorities said . But police quickly said they did not believe the attacker had any militant connections. Gunshots can be heard, and other footage by media sources shows smoke coming from the building.

Author: 0 Putin on Trump's withdrawal from Paris Accord: 'Don't worry, be happy'

Speaking at an economic forum in St. Petersburg, Putin said relations between Moscow and Washington are now at their lowest point since Cold War times. During a panel meeting, Putin called on the USA participants of the forum to "help restore a normal political dialogue. help a newly elected president and new administration".

World Media Denver Post sportswriter apologizes after facing backlash for Indianapolis 500 tweet
Author: 0 Denver Post sportswriter apologizes after facing backlash for Indianapolis 500 tweet

The win was the second straight for Andretti Autosport in the Indy 500 and third in the last four years. IndyCar fans have to feel for Ryan Hunter-Reay, who's just been cursed since he won the 2014 Indy 500. "They worked really hard to get us here". "There was no secret, nothing hidden". The Denver sportswriter, who came under fire after sharing a "racist" Tweet following the Indianapolis 500 race on Saturday, has been fired.

World Media Putin, Macron talk Syria, LGBT rights at their first face-to-face meet
Author: 0 Putin, Macron talk Syria, LGBT rights at their first face-to-face meet

Macron had surprised the world last week with his white-knuckle grasp of President Donald Trump's hand when the pair met for the first time. The Russian strongman, who hosted Macron's far-right rival Marine Le Pen for talks during the election race, also shrugged off allegations that Russian hackers infiltrated Macron's campaign.

World Media 36 killed by smoke after gunman starts fire in Manila casino robbery
Author: 0 36 killed by smoke after gunman starts fire in Manila casino robbery

Presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella has ruled out a link between the casino attack and the ongoing operation against Islamist militants occupying several neighborhoods of Marawi, who are seeking recognition from Islamic State . At least 54 other people were injured and taken to nearby hospitals, officials said. "We urge USA citizens in Manila to contact family members and loved ones to notify them that you are safe".

Author: 0 Leaders unite to condemn Theresa May's absence — BBC debate

Home Secretary Amber Rudd , left, and Ukip leader Paul Nuttall . Jeremy Corbyn sprang a surprise today by announcing he will take part in a live BBC televised election debate tonight. At another point she turned to Robertson. " @Theresa_May come & debate me". He surprisingly did not mention Mrs May's absence, but scored an effective point as he asked Ms Rudd whether she had visited a foodbank or seen people sleeping rough.

World Media Trump hands out his number, urges leaders to call him
Author: 0 Trump hands out his number, urges leaders to call him

But they're also a way around intelligence agencies, which raises questions about why White House adviser (and President Trump's son-in-law) Jared Kushner attempted to create a backchannel with Russian Federation before Trump transitioned into office.

World Media Kelly Defends Plan For Russia Back Channel As A 'Good Thing'
Author: 0 Kelly Defends Plan For Russia Back Channel As A 'Good Thing'

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, in an interview on NBC's "Meet the Press", said he would not confirm the stories about Kushner's conversations, but added that he was "very concerned" about reports of the Trump administration approaching Russian Federation "from a theoretical standpoint".

Author: 0 In UK vote, Brexit takes back seat to home issues, terror

It is hard to say, with any study merely a guide ahead of the big day. In order to come to their projection, they interviewed 50,000 people across the country over the course of a week and then analysed their results alongside publicly available census, demographic and electoral data.

Author: 0 Greek ex-premier Lucas Papademos wounded in Athens bombing

The explosive device was hidden in an envelope inside Papademos vehicle, according to police officials. Two other people in the vehicle were also injured in the explosion. "With all out heart, we wish Mr. Papademos and his companions a speedy recovery". As prime minister, Papademos had navigated Greece through austerity measures over a six-month period beginning in late 2011.

Author: 0 Former Penn State administrators get jail time in Sandusky scandal

He was convicted on 45 counts in 2012 and sentenced to up to 60 years in prison. Curley will serve seven to 23 months incarceration with two years of probation. He was one of the nation's highest-paid university presidents. At the center was Spanier, who once ranked among the nation's most prominent and longest-serving university leaders.

Author: 0 European Commission leader blasts Trump on climate plans

Donald Trump will announce this week whether the USA will remain in the Paris Agreement - the world's first comprehensive accord of its kind - after previously threatening to pull out. Conservatives, such as Pruitt, have argued that the agreement is not fair to the United States and that staying in it would be used as a legal weapon by environmental groups seeking to fight Trump environmental policies.

Author: 0 Putin avoids criticizing Trump climate decision

After fielding several questions about Russian involvement in USA elections , Putin fired back and accused the US of conducting active meddling in Russia's domestic politics. Putin quipped yesterday after being asked for his reaction at an economic forum in St Petersburg , Russia. "There is a possibility of US troop deployment on these territories", he added.

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

Despite the surprise prediction by YouGov , however, other polls have consistently provided May's party with a commanding lead. When gains and losses for other parties are factored in, the modeling suggests the Conservative Party's tally could be 16 seats below the 326 seats required to be able to govern alone, leading to a "hung parliament ".

Author: 0 Ariana Grande to Perform Benefit Concert for Manchester Victims

Authorities are chasing possible links between the bomber, Salman Abedi , and militants in Manchester , elsewhere in Europe , and in North Africa and the Middle East. In her first substantive comments since Monday's attack claimed by the Islamic State group, Grande hailed the compassionate spirit of her fans and vowed not to give in to divisions.

World Media Leaving Paris Climate Deal Will Take US Years - Juncker
Author: 0 Leaving Paris Climate Deal Will Take US Years - Juncker

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker arrives at the EU summit in Brussels, Belgium , April 29, 2017. 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.

Author: 0 Putin says Snowden was wrong to leak secrets, but is no traitor

Putin on Friday also echoed a popular talking point of Trump's, that investigations into ties with Russian Federation is a fake story put forth by Democrats bitter they lost the election . Kelly is moderating a panel discussion featuring Putin at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, and was scheduled to conduct a sit-down interview with him later in the day.

World Media Putin visits France for talks; Macron does not give an inch
Author: 0 Putin visits France for talks; Macron does not give an inch

Addressing his presidential election campaign, he said: " Russia Today and Sputnik were agents of influence in this campaign and, on several occasions, disseminated lies about myself and my campaign". "We have disagreements, but at least we talked about them", he added. 'We spoke about the cases of LGBT people in Chechnya... Putin later went on to visit a newly opened Russian Orthodox cathedral in Paris .

World Media BJP leader quits after party opposed beef party in Meghalaya
Author: 0 BJP leader quits after party opposed beef party in Meghalaya

A few days back, Marak , the former chief of the armed group Achik National Volunteer Council , had announced that the saffron party would bring down prices of beef in Meghalaya if it comes to power after the 2018 Assembly polls. "It resolves many issues for us", Mr. Khandu said. Pradip Phanjoubam, Editor of the Imphal Free Press , informed that Meghalaya was not alone and there were protests in Nagaland too.

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