• June 8 Poll: Theresa May Defends UK Political Debate Boycott
June 8 Poll: Theresa May Defends UK Political Debate Boycott

If they do, I am confident that we can fulfil the promise of Brexit together and build a Britain that is stronger, fairer and even more prosperous than it is today, she will say. Despite having repeatedly said that she meant to follow the UK's Fixed Term Parliament that would have seen the next general election held in 2020, May had called a ...

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  • EU, China Cooperate on Full Implementation of Paris Climate Deal - EU Commission
EU, China Cooperate on Full Implementation of Paris Climate Deal - EU Commission

The White House Rose Garden". Trump and Vice President Mike Pence were calling lawmakers, including House and Senate leaders, in the hours leading up to the announcement to get input on his climate decision, a Republican source said. Though it remains the largest global carbon emitter , China also leads the world in total installed solar and win...

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  • Tillerson: US Expressed 'Dismay' Over Violence at Turkish Embassy
Tillerson: US Expressed 'Dismay' Over Violence at Turkish Embassy

ANKARA , Turkey (AP) — Turkey summoned the American ambassador on Monday to protest what it called "aggressive and unprofessional actions" by American security personnel against Turkish bodyguards during a violent incident last week in Washington.

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  • Propaganda video shows kidnapped Marawi priest calling for end to strikes
Propaganda video shows kidnapped Marawi priest calling for end to strikes

Backchannel talks are being held to ensure the safety of Catholic priest Teresito Suganob, who was kidnapped by Maute terrorists in Marawi City, the military said Wednesday. "We are in full control, meaning to say we can control who comes in and who comes out, who moves around and who doesn't", he said. Air strikes were aimed at "specific tar...

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  • Mike Dubke, White House Communications Director, Resigns After 3 Months on Job
Mike Dubke, White House Communications Director, Resigns After 3 Months on Job

Trump has privately and publicly expressed fury over a litany of bad headlines, lashing out at reporters, alleged " fake news " headlines and staff. "Ultimately the best messenger is the President himself", Mr Spicer said. President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in the East Room of the...

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  • Federal government offers $867M to help lumber sector weather softwood tariffs
Federal government offers $867M to help lumber sector weather softwood tariffs

With the US also preparing to open up the North American Free Trade Agreement, Freeland said softwood lumber has historically been dealt with outside NAFTA. Canada has vowed to fight the tariffs but it took fours years to reach a negotiated settlement the last time they were imposed. Currently, lumber prices in the USA are so high that many Canad...

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  • Theresa May puts 'promise of Brexit' at heart of pitch to voters
Theresa May puts 'promise of Brexit' at heart of pitch to voters

Michael Ashcroft, a former Conservative Party donor who funds polling, uses the same types of modelling as YouGov but came up with a very different estimate of the election: May winning 396 seats and Corbyn winning 180 seats. "That's what I'm doing to make sure we get the best possible deal for Britain", she said. At a construction equipment ...

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  • President Donald Trump eyes White House overhaul, outside lawyers, PR team
President Donald Trump eyes White House overhaul, outside lawyers, PR team

Kushner, married to Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka, has been said to have a close relationship with the president. Kushner has become a key figure in the ongoing controversy, with reports stating he asked Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak to set up a back-channel communication system between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin, run from ...

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  • Trump to Leave Paris Climate Agreement?
Trump to Leave Paris Climate Agreement?

According to a report in Axios, which broke the news of Trump's reported climate change pact decision , Trump was influenced by a letter from 22 leading Republican senators, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. That fight has played out within Trump's administration. Trump met Wednesday with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, wh...

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  • Friendly fire kills ten as Duterte's troops clash with Islamists
Friendly fire kills ten as Duterte's troops clash with Islamists

But the government's narrative of being in "full control" of Marawi took a hit Thursday when defence chiefs said 11 soldiers were killed in a misguided bombing mission. It's not Maute. It's purely ISIS with different branches kasi sila yung nag-umpisa. "We lost everything, our home and my business", Rasul told the AP as she waited to receive a ...

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  • Pro Motorcycle Racer Nicky Hayden Dies At Age 35
Pro Motorcycle Racer Nicky Hayden Dies At Age 35

Hayden was riding with friends close to Rimini last Wednesday when he was hit by a Peugeot, smashing into the windscreen of the vehicle before landing on the road. "Rest in peace Nicholas "Nicky" Patrick Hayden". Securing two podiums in his opening season, he took his debut victory in 2005 at Laguna Seca and sensationally reached his dream in 2006 ...

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  • White House communications director resigns after 3 months on job
White House communications director resigns after 3 months on job

The President tweeted on Tuesday: "Russian officials must be laughing at the US & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News ". The publication noted that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has diverted its attention to the senior adviser's meeting with a Russian banking executive and Russian Ambassador Serg...

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  • Putin: Russia doesn't hack but
Putin: Russia doesn't hack but "patriotic" individuals might

Responding to a question about concerns in Germany that Russian hackers could meddle in that country's upcoming federal elections, Putin said, "Hackers are free people". And we will always support India in its fight against terrorism", the Russian leader said. "Putin said", We have not had strong military relations with Pakistan", maintaining tha...

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  • World Powers Vow to Defend Climate Deal If Trump Withdraws
World Powers Vow to Defend Climate Deal If Trump Withdraws

The U.S. under President Donald Trump will pull out of the Paris climate agreement in a move that dramatically alters the landscape of global climate leadership, weakens the worldwide agreement, and imperils America's emissions goals. And what exactly would the agreement require if the US remains a part of it? And the pain of these changes is l...

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  • McCain weighs in on Kushner's reported request for Russian Federation back channel
McCain weighs in on Kushner's reported request for Russian Federation back channel

This controversy has overshadowed Trump's presidency so far, and White House officials are trying to shift the focus back to policy while likely shaking up staff responsibilities. A Washington Post report alleging that Jared Kushner was seeking to open a secure, private line with Russian Federation is false, a source familiar with the matter...

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  • Tensions raised after North Korea fires missile into Japanese waters
Tensions raised after North Korea fires missile into Japanese waters

North Korea fired another ballistic missile from its eastern coast early Monday morning, South Korean and U.S. authorities have separately confirmed. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe swiftly condemned the test and vowed concerted action along with its USA ally. South Korea said recently that it will allow a civic group to contact North Korea...

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  • Former US national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies aged 89
Former US national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies aged 89

He was an outspoken critic of the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq from the very beginning, and he was also a vocal critic of U.S. President Donald Trump. The family went to Montreal in 1938 when the elder Brzezinski was appointed Polish consul general. After serving in the Carter administration, Brzezinski continued to be a major voice in U.S.

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  • Jury selection begins in Cosby sex assault trial
Jury selection begins in Cosby sex assault trial

Bill Cosby's lawyers say he is "looking forward" to getting jury selection started in Pittsburgh and is "holding up fine" as the trial nears. The pioneering black entertainer arrived at the Allegheny County Courthouse in downtown Pittsburgh dressed in a pale yellow shirt, colorful patterned tie and a tan checkered jacket to observe the start ...

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  • Gunfire, Blasts Hit Philippine Casino; Terror Ties Doubted
Gunfire, Blasts Hit Philippine Casino; Terror Ties Doubted

A gunman killed himself after bursting into a Manila casino, firing shots and setting gaming tables alight, Philippine police said, sowing panic in a country on high alert after martial law was declared in the south. The security guard shot was the waist by the gunman and about 75 others suffered mostly minor injuries such as bruising as they stamp...

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  • UK Labour chief challenges PM Theresa May to debate as race tightens
UK Labour chief challenges PM Theresa May to debate as race tightens

Prime Minister Theresa May was criticised for not appearing on the BBC debate. She said: "I've been very clear from the start that the sort of campaign I want to do is about meeting people and taking questions". Mr Corbyn engaged in a series of clashes with Ms Rudd over the squeeze on living standards and cuts to welfare as the debate heate...

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  • When It Comes To 'Covfefe' Merriam-Webster Has No Words
When It Comes To 'Covfefe' Merriam-Webster Has No Words

Members of the press then asked Spicer what Trump meant by the tweet, in particular wondering what " covfefe " means. "Despite the constant negative press covfefe ", the President tweeted at 12.06 a.m.in the American capital on Wednesday.

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  • Trump says US will pull out of Paris climate agreement
Trump says US will pull out of Paris climate agreement

The meetings inside the West Wing had been contentious, sources told CNN, as aides expressed their deep grievances over the climate agreement that President Barack Obama helped broker with every country except Syria and Nicaragua. "Mr. President, if you don't take us out of this, there is no way you can make America great again", Limbaugh said....

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  • Theresa May will confront Donald Trump over US Manchester leaks
Theresa May will confront Donald Trump over US Manchester leaks

It was the work, reports Phillips, of a relatively sophisticated bomb-maker, with skills the suicide bomber is not thought to have possessed himself. Up to 3,800 military personnel would be available to support police, Home Secretary Rudd said, amid warnings of another potential attack.

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  • France says no trace of Russian hacking Macron
France says no trace of Russian hacking Macron

Petersburg, Russia on Thursday, June 1. In an editorial this week, Mr. Putin called the two countries "equal partners in global affairs", suggesting that a free trade agreement between the Eurasian Economic Union and India , as well as developing the worldwide North South Transport Corridor would be a part of it.

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  • Philippines says 8 foreign fighters killed in southern siege
Philippines says 8 foreign fighters killed in southern siege

The Marchetti S-211 jet was on a bombing run over militant positions in Marawi on Wednesday when one bomb hit army troops locked in close-range combat with the extremists who have taken cover in buildings and houses, military spokesman Brig.

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  • President Trump Officially Pulls U.S. Out Of Paris Climate Agreement
President Trump Officially Pulls U.S. Out Of Paris Climate Agreement

Trump had several potential options. But the targets were voluntary, meaning the USA and the almost 200 other nations in the agreement could alter their commitments. "The world needs to know that President Trump does not speak for all Americans". Hundreds of high-profile businesses have spoken out in favour of the deal, including Apple , Go...

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  • Defiant Arsene Wenger confident Arsenal's FA Cup triumph has silenced the doubters
Defiant Arsene Wenger confident Arsenal's FA Cup triumph has silenced the doubters

Despite Chelsea being clear favourites to win yesterday's FA Cup final , Arsene Wenger's Arsenal pulled out their performance of the season to win the trophy for a record thirteenth time . Striker Danny Welbeck said, "It is obvious to see how important (Sanchez) is to that team with his great abilities on the pitch and his attitude off it...

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  • Trump to announce decision on Paris climate agreement soon
Trump to announce decision on Paris climate agreement soon

He has apparently been pondering what to do about that promise since the November election. Aides have been deliberating on "caveats in the language", one official said . The agreement came into effect in November 2016. "It is absolutely essential that the world implements the Paris Agreement [on climate change]-and that we fulfill that duty w...

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  • Should President Trump keep the United States in the Paris climate agreement?
Should President Trump keep the United States in the Paris climate agreement?

During his election campaign Trump called global warming "a hoax" and promised to scrap the agreement . To withdraw from the Paris climate change accord, was one of the key electoral promises of Trump. The official has insisted on anonymity in order to discuss the decision before the official announcement . Trump claimed before taki...

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  • British police arrest another man after Manchester attack
British police arrest another man after Manchester attack

It was Grande's first public statement since tweeting she was "broken" in the immediate wake of the bombing that killed 22 people and injured dozens more as they left her concert, Rolling Stone reports . But as yet none of those held in the United Kingdom have been charged. Greater Manchester Police officials hope to resume normal intelligen...

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  • Hastings' Amber Rudd to stand in for PM at BBC election debate
Hastings' Amber Rudd to stand in for PM at BBC election debate

The discussion got heated between Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and Ukip's Paul Nuttall on the topic of terrorism and the Manchester concert attack. "It's not like that". "We're just waiting for the British to get back to us". As was the case throughout the night, these lines elicited significant applause.

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  • Portland stabbing suspect appears in court
Portland stabbing suspect appears in court

I call it patriotism . Christian allegedly shouted slurs at two women, one of whom was wearing a traditional Muslim head scarf called a hijab, when the three men tried to calm him down. Christian began arguing with several men. On the fundraising page, the two organizations made it clear that they wanted to unite Muslims in honor of the attack ...

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  • Spicer refers Russia investigation questions to Trump's outside attorney
Spicer refers Russia investigation questions to Trump's outside attorney

According to White House Correspondents' Association President Jeff Mason, the White House permitted audio of the gaggle to be used, provided it was not broadcast in full. Despite the president's lighthearted response to what almost everyone assumed was a typo, Spicer said that there was much more to " covfefe " than meets the eye.

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  • Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus wins election to be next global health chief
Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus wins election to be next global health chief

The highest organ of the WHO, World Health Assembly in its Seventieth meeting held Geneva yesterday, elected Dr. Tedros Adhanom as the next Director General. Of the United Nations health agency's 194 member states, 185 were eligible to cast ballots; nine others were either in arrears on their dues or not represented at the gathering.

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  • Tories could shockingly lose in general election
Tories could shockingly lose in general election

Other recent polls such as ComRes and ICM have suggested Labour would gain some ground on the Conservatives, but the Tories would prevail and maintain a majority. While markets do not forecast that this will have an impact on the RBNZ's monetary policy in the short term, investors are hopeful that should the bank's outlook remain positive over th...

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