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Author: 0 UK PM Theresa May's Conservatives see poll lead narrow again

YouGov's analysis puts the Tories on 310 seats, down from the 330 they went into the election campaign with, and 16 short of a majority. Even if May can cling on to power - say, if she keeps her majority but it is reduced to single figures - her authority will be severely undermined and Brexit negotiators in Brussels will be confident they can weaken Britain's hand in talks.

Author: 0 Under Armour's Kevin Plank disagrees with Trump's withdrawal from Paris climate agreement

Difficulties arose at the G7 summit, when the leaders failed to achieve unity on the issue of combating climate change and conceded after the United States refused to join in. "At [HHS], it is our mission to promote and protect the health and well-being of the American people". Disney CEO Bob Iger has quit President Trump's business advisory council over Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement.

World Media Death Toll in London Terror Attacks Rises to Six
Author: 0 Death Toll in London Terror Attacks Rises to Six

The Vauxhall stabbing is not related. BBC radio said witnesses saw people throwing tables and chairs at the perpetrators of the attack to protect themselves. Police said multiple casualties were reported, and British media reported that more than one person had been killed in the rampage. British authorities have classified the incidents as terrorist attacks .

World Media Zambian High Commissioner explains why Maimane was barred
Author: 0 Zambian High Commissioner explains why Maimane was barred

The planned trip followed a state visit by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to South Africa in 2014. The treason case comes after Hichilema challenged Lungu in an unusually tense election previous year that saw political violence. However, this matter does not stop here. "I arrived in Zambia on a South African flight and the country's immigration officials, coupled with Zambian police and what looked like military officials walked into the plane and insisted that I be detained in the ...

Author: 0 Trump argues for travel ban after another London attack

Police said they also responded to a stabbing in Vauxhall, two miles south of London Bridge , but that it was unconnected to the attacks . The other was a multiple stabbing at nearby Borough Market , a gourmet food market with several restaurants that would have been busy with diners and drinkers on a Saturday night.

Author: 0 Former FBI chief due to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee

Well, the fact of the matter is if he was offended, he should have said, 'I think that's inappropriate.' Or he should have said to the attorney general 'I think that's inappropriate.' But it wasn't inappropriate, and he didn't say it. Privilege also can't be used to to block a crime such as obstruction of justice . Meanwhile, Mr Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating possible ties between the Trump election campaign and Russian Federation, is expanding his probe to assume ...

World Media Gay couple caned in Indonesia
Author: 0 Gay couple caned in Indonesia

He stated that the task force would focus on disrupting "secret parties" held by homosexuals, pointing to the big Jakarta raid as the sort of activity he wanted to discourage. "The President and the State Department should immediately demand that these governments respect the human rights of LGBT people". As they climbed three floors, he pointed out a gym, a communal jacuzzi used for "striptease" and a cluster of cubicles for sex.

Author: 0 London Bridge: Van mows down pedestrians, witness says

Police said they were hoaxes. She said, "I want to express my huge gratitude to the police and emergency services who are on the scene". She and said would chair a meeting of the government's COBRA emergency committee later on June 4. "A van came from London Bridge itself, went between the traffic light system and rammed it towards the steps. Everyone in the bar started pushing people from the exits", one witness who gave his name as Brian, 32, told Reuters.

World Media Pedestrians mowed down by auto, throats cut, shots fired
Author: 0 Pedestrians mowed down by auto, throats cut, shots fired

The London Bridge has been evacuated after several people are reportedly mowed down by a vehicle in what has been confirmed as a terrorist attack with "multiple casualties". Canadian diplomats in England were advising Canadians to avoid the area around London Bridge and the nearby Borough Market until the areas were deemed safe.

Author: 0 Backed Syrian fighters advancing toward IS-held Raqqa

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights , Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, condemned Isis for using civilians as human shields but cautioned: "It is far from clear that the fundamental principles of worldwide law are being properly adhered to by all the various air forces engaged in the fight against Isis".

Author: 0 Kiwi injured in London terror attacks

Shortly after midnight local time, London's Metropolitan Police Service tweeted that the violent episodes on the bridge and nearby Borough Market, crammed with pubs, clubs and restaurants, were being treated as terrorist incidents. But a police spokesman has declined to comment about the report . The attack occurred with the United Kingdom still reeling from a bombing in the northern town of Manchester last week in which 22 people were killed.

Author: 0 Nike Issues Statement on Donald Trump's Withdrawal from Paris Climate Deal

Under former President Barack Obama , the US had agreed to reduce emissions to 26 percent to 28 percent of 2005 levels by 2025 - about 1.6 billion tons. The Climate Mayors Agreement is a commitment between now 80+ cities including Austin, Palo Alto and San Francisco to ignore Trump's March executive order that weakened the Clean Power Plan , which would have compelled states to set power plant emissions reductions goals.

World Media Intense viral video shows sea lion yanking girl into water
Author: 0 Intense viral video shows sea lion yanking girl into water

Bob Baziuk, the general manager of the Steveston Harbour Authority, told CNN that the authorities have since always been asking visitors not to feed the animals here. Baziuk says that they've been warning visitors not to feed the animals for years. Peter Wallerstein, director of the Marine Animal Rescue project in Los Angeles County, told CBS Los Angeles that sea lions are simply unpredictable.

Author: 0 Sri Lankan charged threatening to blow up Malaysia Airlines flight

Marks was released from psychiatric care on the same day he bought a ticket and boarded the flight, police said. "We do believe that he suffers from mental illnesses and the investigation is ongoing in relation to that", Langdon said. Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton took issue with questions about the Special Operations Group' professionalism and says criticism "is not deserved".

Author: 0 United Kingdom police dealing with multiple incidents across London

A witness on the bridge told CNN the van mowed down pedestrians as it sped south across the bridge, leaving bodies lying in the roadway. Met urged people to remain calm, but also asked them to be alert and vigilant. Police in riot gear filled the streets and told pedestrians and reporters to run and leave the area as fast as possible. "They kept coming to try to stab me".

Author: 0 Vehicle hits pedestrians on London Bridge, some said to be hurt

Britain raised its terror threat to the highest level of "critical" and deployed troops on the streets on May 23, a day after the Manchester suicide attack . "Thank you to the emergency services", Corbyn wrote on Twitter. French President Emmanuel Macron said France was "more than ever at Britain's side".

World Media Indian-Origin Doctor To Become First Openly Gay Prime Minister In Ireland
Author: 0 Indian-Origin Doctor To Become First Openly Gay Prime Minister In Ireland

Ahead of the 2015 vote on a referendum legalizing gay marriage, Varadkar, then a cabinet minister, came out as gay. Varadkar said he was honoured to be elected as party leader. "His position will be confirmed later this month when parliament resumes after a break". Several thousand rank-and-file members of the party have 25 per cent and 235 local representatives 10 per cent.

Author: 0 Van runs over 15-20 people in suspected London terror attack

I'd say there are about four severely injured people. People at the scene on London Bridge have claimed the incident is a " terrorist attack ". The U.S. A stabbing at Vauxhall was unrelated, the force added. She said she saw at least four or five people on the ground. The eyewitness described injured people lining the bridge in the wake of the van's path.

Author: 0 MH128 passenger charged with endangering safety of aircraft, making false threats

Police said passengers were speaking to investigators, adding: "There appears to be no imminent threat to passengers, staff or public and the investigation is ongoing". "Flight MH128 which departed from Melbourne, Australia on Wednesday night, was expected to arrive in Kuala Lumpur on June 1 at 5.28am (Malaysian time)".

World Media Trump says 'ultimate deal' possible for peace in Middle East
Author: 0 Trump says 'ultimate deal' possible for peace in Middle East

Additionally, he has made comments about reviving the now-stalled peace process, but there has been little details of how he intends to do so. "Israel has never been in a better geopolitical position", says Dr. "Our fundamental problem is with the occupation and settlements, and failure of Israel to recognise the state of Palestine in the same way we recognise it, which undermines the realisation of the two-state solution", Abbas said.

Author: 0 Real Madrid wins Champions League again beating Juventus in final

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Madrid overwhelmed Juventus at the Principality Stadium to become the first team to retain the European Cup since AC Milan in 1990. As a team we played very good in the quarter-finals, semi-finals and today but at the end you need a guy to score to win this title and he did. On one night in the Welsh capital, Juventus conceded more goals than it had on the journey to the final, having let in only three in the previous three games.

Author: 0 Clinton says collusion cost her election loss

How "nonexistent" data could also be "wrong" is a bit confusing. When she was asked who was responsible, she answered: "I'm leaning Trump". The Democratic nominee in last year's bitterly fought White House race addressed a technology conference in California and spoke at length about the campaign of "disinformation" against her that she said was led by Moscow, and influenced the outcome of the campaign.

Author: 0 Britain says some of Manchester bomber's network potentially still at large

Det Chief Supt Jackson said they believe Abedi was in possession of this case in the days before the attack. Officials have not ruled out Abedi's acting as part of a wider network - a crucial question that arose last week because of the sophisticated and effective nature of the attack and the timing of his visit to Libya.

World Media United Nations expands sanctions against North Korea
Author: 0 United Nations expands sanctions against North Korea

Mattis said the USA remains committed to strengthening cooperation with its allies in the region and will also continue to engage closely with its partners in the region in an effort to address security challenges in the Asia-Pacific, during a speech at the Shangri-La Dialogue being held by the International Institute for Strategic Studies from June 2-4.

World Media Pruitt, Spicer dodge questions on Trump's personal views on climate change
Author: 0 Pruitt, Spicer dodge questions on Trump's personal views on climate change

Baker and Scott last month urged Trump to continue the USA commitment to the climate agreement. His decision, announced on Thursday, triggered widespread worldwide condemnation. "But I'm not sure we can believe what he's saying", McNally said of Trump. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt and White House press secretary Sean Spicer had several opportunities to share the president's current thinking on the issue.

World Media Palestinian girl shot by Israel troops dies of wounds
Author: 0 Palestinian girl shot by Israel troops dies of wounds

Israeli authorities will meet next week to approve new units in illegal settlements across the occupied West Bank . According to activists, it took an hour for an ambulance to arrive. The Israeli soldier was taken to the same hospital with a stab wound to his upper body. The soldiers then opened fire and neutralized her. In addition to the controversial new settlement, some 1,000 of the settlement units are said to be slated for isolated settlements outside of the major blocs, and other ...

Author: 0 Bahrain says Twitter account of its foreign minister hacked

Bloodied bodies, demolished mosques and what appeared to be a child's illustration of war rolled down the official Twitter page of Foreign Minister Khaled bin Ahmad al-Khalifa, a member of the royal family. The tweets also claimed that al-Awamiya, a town in the Shia-majority al-Qatif province of Saudi Arabia, had been under siege for 24 days and was repeatedly attacked by Saudi forces with mortars.

World Media Pentagon chief turns up heat on North Korea and China
Author: 0 Pentagon chief turns up heat on North Korea and China

Mattis said that he agreed with Chinese President Xi Jinping's comments in April that North Korea's nuclear issues can be resolved only if all sides live up to their responsibilities. "They (U.S.) are now bluffing, bragging about the "success" in the test and the efficiency of the missile interception system". Russia made a decision to support the measure despite Kremlin anger over Washington's move to impose USA sanctions on two Russian firms that do business with North Korea.

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