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Author: 0 Trump Expected to Withdraw US From Paris Climate Accord

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt , an oil industry ally and climate change doubter. Interestingly, as United States appears to be looking for a way out of the deal, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is believed to have told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that New Delhi would stick to the accord.

World Media The 5 Hot Takes You Need To Unpack Trump's 'Covfefe' Tweet
Author: 0 The 5 Hot Takes You Need To Unpack Trump's 'Covfefe' Tweet

It was retweeted and liked hundreds of thousands of times before he deleted it around 6:00 in the morning. He left it up there for six hours, triggering a social media frenzy that reverberated around the world as to the word's meaning. He scolded celebrity Kathy Griffin for a video that showed what looked like Trump's severed head: "My children, especially my 11-year-old son, Barron, are having a hard time with this".

World Media CHSE Plus II Arts, Commerce results declared
Author: 0 CHSE Plus II Arts, Commerce results declared

The results will be announced at the official website of the council at 11 AM. Around 2.43 Lakh students appeared for arts and while 28,000 for commerce exam as reported HT. Students can also visit our page often to know more updates from the Odisha board . The administrative function of the Council commenced from September 7, 1982.

World Media Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83
Author: 0 Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

Jaco says Manuel Noriega's security forces called "the Dobermans" tear-gassed and beat him while he was covering a 1988 demonstration in Pananma. After his capture, Noriega tried to turn the tables on the United States, saying it had worked hand in glove with him.

World Media DHS Announces No European Electronics Ban for Now as Talks Continue
Author: 0 DHS Announces No European Electronics Ban for Now as Talks Continue

The airports that were affected by the ban are Abu Dhabi International Airport, Dubai International Airport, Cairo International Airport, Queen Alia International Airport, Kuwait International Airport, Mohammed V Airport, Hamad International Airport, King Khalid International Airport, King Abdul-Aziz International Airport and Ataturk International Airport.

Author: 0 Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV

Formal talks on the country's withdrawal are due to start on June 19, just 11 days after the general election. Barnett, whose interview was also compared favourably by many Woman's Hour listeners to Jeremy Paxman's grilling of the party leaders on Monday night, isn't the only female BBC political presenter to face online abuse and accusations of bias.

Author: 0 British PM May looks 9 seats short of parliament majority - YouGov

And YouGov says current polling shows Birmingham Edgbaston, a marginal Labour-held seat which the Conservatives have been confident of winning, as likely to stay Labour. YouGov has built a profile of each constituency, based on voting history in elections and in the European Union referendum as well as the ethnic and educational breakdown of the electorate.

Author: 0 Here's how the world reacted to Trump's Saudi Arabia visit

Trump did not hesitate to single out Iran in his speech. "We are not here to lecture - we are not here to tell other people how to live, what to do, who to be or how to worship", Mr Trump said, speaking in an ornate room in the Saudi capital Riyadh .

Author: 0 Risk of hung parliament drives down sterling

With little more than a week to go until the crucial vote, the first constituency-by-constituency survey conducted by pollsters YouGov for The Times points towards Theresa May's party losing 20 seats and Labour gaining 30 MPs. But polls had shown May's rating slipping over the past month and they fell sharply after she set out plans on May 18 to make some elderly people pay a greater share of their care costs, a proposal dubbed the "dementia tax" by opponents.

Author: 0 Comey to Testify to Senate Next Thursday

Comey was sacked by US President Donald Trump on May 9. Chairman Richard Burr and Vice Chair Mark Warner said in a joint statement that Comey would testify in a public hearing on June 8. The panel's chairman Richard Burr noted that the testimony should help to clarify the recent events related to the Russian Federation probe. Both the Senate and the House of Representatives also have committees conducting their own probes into possible ties between Russian Federation and the Trump ...

World Media World Health Assembly Elects Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as New WHO Director
Author: 0 World Health Assembly Elects Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as New WHO Director

Tedros will be the first African to lead the World Health Organization and had unanimous backing from the African Union, which claimed that the continent deserved a shot to lead the agency. Nine others are either in arrears on their dues or not represented at the 10-day gathering. Ethiopia's former health and foreign minister has been elected as the new director general of World Health Organisation (WHO) at an election held on Tuesday afternoon in Geneva.

Author: 0 Trump administration announces plan to renegotiate NAFTA

During the presidential campaign , Trump called NAFTA "a disaster". Among the provisions that Lighthizer cited that would be addressed are intellectual property rights, regulatory practices, state-owned enterprises, labor and environment. "U.S. pork trade with Canada and Mexico has been very robust, and we need to maintain and even improve that trade", Maschhoff said . Lighthizer's letter is less detailed than a draft sent to lawmakers in March, which listed as objectives tax equality ...

World Media Emmanuel Macron: my handshake with Trump was 'a moment of truth'
Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron: my handshake with Trump was 'a moment of truth'

To the contrary, Macron told the French press that it was a necessary show of strength, a symbol that France "won't make small concessions, even symbolic ones, while not overhyping things either", according to Politico . Meanwhile, Trump's take on handshakes, has become pretty well-known. The enthusiastic French premier later grouped Trump with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Russian President Vladimir Putin as leaders who focus on power.

Author: 0 Musk threatens to quit Trump's advisory council over the Paris climate deal

In Berlin, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker stressed that withdrawal would take years. Trump is planning to follow through on his campaign promise to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement , according to a report from Reuters based on information from a source briefed on the matter.

Author: 0 Watch Jeremy Corbyn argue why Theresa May should debate him on TV

And so, this very day, May is dodging a BBC debate among all the other party leaders - including Corbyn, who chose to attend at the last minute. Britain's Prime Minister , Theresa May , speaks during a campaign visit to Grand station in Wolverhampton in central England, Tuesday May 30, 2017.

World Media China will continue with climate pact even if US pulls out
Author: 0 China will continue with climate pact even if US pulls out

He then tweeted that he would make an announcement this week. During the G 7 Summit in Italy on Sunday, Trump said that he would decide next week whether to be part of the climate agreement . The main driver of the reduction was Obama's Clean Power Plan, which would have closed coal-fired power plants. He also had to navigate a split among his advisers on the issue.

Author: 0 White House reiterates Trump's support for strong US-Israel alliance

Trump's signing of the waiver was first reported Thursday morning by the New York Times, though there had been much speculation in political circles and in the media that he would do so. Jerusalem is home to holy sites of the Jewish, Muslim and Christian religions. "When Trump comes here, he goes to Jerusalem, not Tel Aviv ". But press secretary Sean Spicer says Trump still intends to move the embassy from Tel Aviv.

Author: 0 Police arrest man on English south coast in bombing inquiry

The bombing investigation expanded early Monday when police arrested a 23-year-old man on the south coast of England, hundreds of miles south of Manchester. Fourteen men are now detained on United Kingdom soil in the investigation, while Abedi's father and brother have been held in Libya, where officials said the two brothers were IS jihadists.

World Media Jeremy Corbyn to take part in live TV debate despite May boycott
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn to take part in live TV debate despite May boycott

The future of the NHS and English schools are "at stake" in the General Election, Jeremy Corbyn has said, as he attempted to steer the campaign away from Brexit and onto Labour's favoured battleground of the public services. Brexit negotiations are expected to resume swiftly after the June 8 General Election, with more than two months of the formal two-year negotiating period already gone.

World Media Donald Trump meets Pope Francis at the Vatican
Author: 0 Donald Trump meets Pope Francis at the Vatican

Mr Trump is now in Brussels for talks with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and European Union officials. Later, Trump met with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni. The two talked privately for about 30 minutes with translators. As is tradition, the pope and president exchanged gifts. Trump's gift to Pope Francis was a set of books written by the Rev.

Author: 0 Trump is pulling USA out of Paris climate change deal, reports say

Finland's Prime Minister Juha Sipila said a USA withdrawal would be a big setback, adding that "we must find partners to continue, because this work must not stop". It is the first step to try to do something about climate change. "Climate solutions provide opportunities that are unmatchable". A spokesman for the American Petroleum Industry, which represents USA oil and gas companies, said it had no position on the Paris agreement, but pointed out recent declines in US carbon emissions ...

World Media Israeli joy at Trump visit, but substance lacking
Author: 0 Israeli joy at Trump visit, but substance lacking

Israeli officials hailed the speech as a triumph for the country's right-wing government, which includes ministers opposed to the idea of an independent Palestinian state. "It was a visit of intent, of his intent to reach out and help us reach a final agreement". Numerically speaking, there is a majority in the Knesset to provide political and parliamentary backing for talks with the Palestinians, but it is highly doubtful whether Netanyahu has the political courage of the late Prime ...

World Media Tobacco kills over 7 million every year, scars environment
Author: 0 Tobacco kills over 7 million every year, scars environment

Besides the heavy toll in lives lost, global estimates show that " tobacco costs the global economy $1.4 trillion a year", or 1.8 percent of global gross domestic product. "One of the least used, but most effective tobacco control measures is through increasing tobacco tax and prices", Chestnov said. The agency pointed out that current taxation from tobacco - around $270 billion a year - could be increased by more than 50 percent.

Author: 0 Modi condoles deaths in Sri Lanka floods

In the worst flood that Sri Lanka has seen since 2003, over 90 people killed and over 100 missing. The government arranged temporary shelters in schools and other public buildings for people in low-lying areas to move in, the DMC said.

World Media Modi opens longest bridge to traffic, names it after Bhupen Hazarika
Author: 0 Modi opens longest bridge to traffic, names it after Bhupen Hazarika

He said the Dhola-Sadiya bridge, which is dedicated to musician and film-maker Bhupen Hazarika , is not only connecting Arunachal Pradesh and Assam, but also bringing them together. "If they take to organic ginger farming, a global market will open up to them". "Railways in the northeast hasn't received as much attention as it should have", Modi said.

Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn goes from tough questions to soft sofa

Speaking to BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour , Mr Corbyn also failed three times to answer questions on whether he would stand down as leader if he lost the election and appeared not to know whether he was still vice-president of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.

World Media UK Labour chief challenges May to debate as race tightens
Author: 0 UK Labour chief challenges May to debate as race tightens

As seen in his well-attended campaign rallies, Mr Corbyn enjoys being on the stump, while Mrs May, since her U-turn on social care, appears a little chastened. He said that away from the Westminster village there was a "very different story", highlighting "the enthusiasm, the step-change, and the whole ambition of people to win this election for Labour, to elect a Labour government with a majority to carry out what will be an agenda that will radically improve the lives of so many people".

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