• Bloomberg says United States does not need Washington to fulfil Paris agreement
Bloomberg says United States does not need Washington to fulfil Paris agreement

The agreement was a hard-fought achievement and Trump's move has now put the USA at loggerheads with the 195 countries that joined the agreement to help ensure the protection of the Earth's environment for future generations. "Yes or no: Does the president believe that climate change is real and a threat to the United States?" asked Mary Bruce of A...

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  • 3 ex-Penn State officials sent to jail in Sandusky scandal
3 ex-Penn State officials sent to jail in Sandusky scandal

Spanier, whose total sentence was four to 12 months incarceration, will be on probation for two years and must pay a $7,500 fine, according to Joe Grace, a spokesman for the Pennsylvania's attorney general's office. Spanier was Penn State's president from 1995 to 2011, and in March he found guilty of one count of endangering the welfare of a child....

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  • Sea lion attacks girl-tourist
Sea lion attacks girl-tourist

Her rescuer hands the girl off before being pulled from the water himself by onlookers. "And then it came back up a second time, but this time grabbing the girl by the waist and dragging her down into the water". " They were pretty shaken up ", Mr Fujiwara told CBC News . "After being pulled back onto the dock, the family quickly walked away fro...

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  • Philippine military: City siege was start of extremist plan
Philippine military: City siege was start of extremist plan

Troops have cleared nearly 90 percent of Marawi city, where the gunmen linked to the Islamic State group have been fending off government troops since a botched raid to capture a veteran rebel leader triggered a militant siege, said military spokesman Brig.

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  • MAS:
MAS: "MH128 had not at any point been hijacked"

Flight MH128 returned to Melbourne's Tullamarine Airport "after the operating captain was alerted by a cabin crew of a passenger attempting to enter the cockpit", the airline said in a statement. Police wearing body army took the man off the plane. "I can't praise them highly enough", he said. Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said Thursday ...

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  • 'Multiple casualties' after violent incidents in London
'Multiple casualties' after violent incidents in London

More than one person was killed when a van mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge late Saturday, British police said. Stabbings at Borough Market: A man with a "massive knife" entered a restaurant at nearby Borough Market , just south of the bridge, stabbing two people inside, another eyewitness told CNN .

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  • Iraqi forces take one of four districts in Mosul's IS-held enclave
Iraqi forces take one of four districts in Mosul's IS-held enclave

Spokeswoman Cihan Sheikh Ehmed of the US -supported Syrian Democratic Forces on June 3 said the SDF will "very soon" begin the battle for Raqqa , which is situated on the northern side of the Euphrates River about 90 kilometers from the Turkish border.

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  • White House Just Won't Say If Trump Believes in Climate Change
White House Just Won't Say If Trump Believes in Climate Change

If one of them were to follow the US withdrawal , it's unlikely that the Paris accord would lead to large-scale reduction of emissions. "But the most surprising is that he ignored the business voices". should not. He has received awards as a businessman, in that regard, " Conway said. The decision could carry over into his persuasiveness on othe...

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  • ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Rains may play spoilsport during India-Pakistan clash
ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Rains may play spoilsport during India-Pakistan clash

I want to see them produce the goods for Pakistan , because they are the most experienced players in the side. In Mohammed Shami , Bhuvneshwar Kumar , Jasprit Bumrah and Umesh Yadav , India have a fast bowling quartet that could be the best in the tournament .

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  • More than one dead in terror attack at London Bridge
More than one dead in terror attack at London Bridge

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said U.S. president Donald Trump had been briefed on the incident by his national security team. Medics treated the injured near the market as shocked people cried and shouted around them. A van driven by a man travelling at about "50 miles an hour" rammed into people, BBC reporter Holly Jones, who ...

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  • Ireland's ruling Fine Gael party set to announce new leader
Ireland's ruling Fine Gael party set to announce new leader

Ireland made history today by electing openly gay politician, Leo Varadkar , as the country's new Prime Minister . In his acceptance speech Varadkar said he was honoured to be elected as leader of Fine Gael and he was "ready for the challenges ahead".

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  • Armed officers respond to 3 incidents in London
Armed officers respond to 3 incidents in London

Witness Mark Roberts said the van was traveling south across the River Thames at a high rate of speed and was swerving as it struck several people. The BBC is reporting that more than one person is dead in the London Bridge incident.

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  • Sri Lankan charged threatening to blow up Malaysia Airlines flight
Sri Lankan charged threatening to blow up Malaysia Airlines flight

About three minutes later the same male voice can be heard saying the passenger "claiming to have an explosive device, tried to enter the cockpit, has been overpowered by passengers". Police said the man was carrying a bluetooth speaker or something similar. Armed officers from an elite police unit then boarded the flight, handcuffing him and esc...

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  • Tillerson: Trump put 'pressure' on Netanyahu and Abbas to revive negotiations
Tillerson: Trump put 'pressure' on Netanyahu and Abbas to revive negotiations

Trump's arrival to Israel was stacked with symbolism. After the first leg of his trip in Saudi Arabia , President Trump seems to hope that Sunni Arab countries might be part of any solution between Israel and the Palestinians. President Bill Clinton presided over the moment in 1993 at the White House when Yasser Arafat and Yitzhak Rabin exchange...

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  • Bale 'proud', Ronaldo outstanding as Real Madrid make Champions League history
Bale 'proud', Ronaldo outstanding as Real Madrid make Champions League history

Later, Marco Asensio scored from the close range in the 90 minute, which proved out to be the final nail in the coffin as RM won the game with a margin of three goals to win their 12 UCL title. The goalkeeper blocked a header and strike from Gonzalo Higuain, and produced a one-handed save when Miralem Pjanic picked a gap through a crowd of defend...

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  • Hillary Clinton takes jab at President Trump on Twitter
Hillary Clinton takes jab at President Trump on Twitter

The reaction was swift. "I've known the Clintons for a long time", Huckabee said. "I set up my campaign and we have our own data operation. It would be more productive to sit down with Tom Perez and folks at the DNC and focus on rebuilding our party from the inside out to be better prepared for midterm elections in 2018".

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  • Officers search Pilsworth site in connection with Manchester Arena terror attack
Officers search Pilsworth site in connection with Manchester Arena terror attack

A total of 11 people remain in British custody following the suicide bombing at Manchester Arena where United States star Ariana Grande was performing. US intelligence, according to a British security source interviewed by The Daily Mail , had told MI5 about Abedi's connections to a North African Islamic State cell that was planning to carry...

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  • UN Security Council adds sanctions against North Korea
UN Security Council adds sanctions against North Korea

Nevertheless, reversing or slowing North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes has become a security priority for Washington, given Pyongyang's vow to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the U.S. The resolution did not include the stronger sanctions that the USA had proposed over the last few weeks. She also urged the US and So...

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  • Macron Speaks Frankly About Russia - As Putin Stands Beside Him
Macron Speaks Frankly About Russia - As Putin Stands Beside Him

Yet Macron's not afraid to go up against with not-so-friendly types, which is why he pulled off a "not innocent" handshake with President Trump to ward off an Alpha-Omega relationship. Asked about those suspicions on Monday at a joint news conference with the Russian president in Versailles , Macron said that the subject had not come up duri...

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  • 'Trump's climate claims on China, India false'
'Trump's climate claims on China, India false'

The agreement was a hard-fought achievement and Trump's move has now put the U.S. at loggerheads with the 195 countries that joined the agreement to help ensure the protection of the Earth's environment for future generations. Trump's decision, announced on Thursday, "was an affront to our faith in Christ , who calls us to love and be concerned ...

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  • Palestinian girl dies a day after stabbing Israeli soldier
Palestinian girl dies a day after stabbing Israeli soldier

According to Israeli NGO Peace Now, the Israeli Civil Administration is planning to announce some 2,600 new settlement housing units across the occupied West Bank. Israel has identified a lot of them as attackers. "This burden has contributed to deepening social inequality in as much as the money goes to settlements and their defense at the exp...

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  • Bahrain hackers post threats on foreign minister's Twitter
Bahrain hackers post threats on foreign minister's Twitter

The hackers of Saraya Al-Mukhtar, a group formed in 2013 to counter the Al Khalifa regime of Bahrain, took control of Bahraini Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa's official twitter account for a few hours on Saturday. Authorities have also dissolved the kingdom's last major opposition political movement. The authorities have jailed se...

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  • Japan, France welcome US leadership in the Asia-Pacific
Japan, France welcome US leadership in the Asia-Pacific

USA allies have been anxious by Trump's actively courting Chinese President Xi Jinping to restrain North Korea , fearing Washington might allow China a more free rein elsewhere in the region. On the other regional concern of North Korea, which has conducted a dozen missile tests this year, the ministers noted that the provocative actions have gr...

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  • UK's May and Corbyn questioned by public on TV show
UK's May and Corbyn questioned by public on TV show

They believe it is normal, between elections when there is nothing at stake, for polls to show wide gaps between the parties. And secondly, could the polls just be wrong? The fact that dozens of seats are not behaving the way they were expected to will undoubtedly make uncomfortable reading for Prime Minister Theresa May .

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  • German industry says Trump's climate pact pull-out harms global economy
German industry says Trump's climate pact pull-out harms global economy

When making the announcement on June 1, Trump said he wanted the country to be removed from the agreement to help the U.S. economy. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) said Trump had misunderstood its research after the leader used it to explain the withdrawal.

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  • United Nations warns Trump against quitting Paris Climate Deal
United Nations warns Trump against quitting Paris Climate Deal

The Paris agreement is, after all, the first global accord on climate change action that has managed to unify both developed and developing nations behind a single framework to cut emissions. Others who supported staying included Trump's secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, and major oil companies such as ExxonMobil and Shell. Word of Trump's dec...

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  • G7 demands internet giants crack down on extremist content
G7 demands internet giants crack down on extremist content

And she will call for an worldwide forum to develop the means of intervening where danger is detected, and for companies to develop tools which automatically identify and remove harmful material based on what it contains and who posted it. "We're increasing that pressure", he said. "We all think they could all do more". He added: "We need to ha...

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  • Deadly casino attack 'English-speaking' gunman caught on camera
Deadly casino attack 'English-speaking' gunman caught on camera

Albayalde says the man's family said he was US$80,000 in debt "due to being hooked in casino gambling". The ordeal ended at about 6:35 a.m. after police chief Director General Ronald Dela Rosa said in an interview on ANC's Early Edition that the gunman was dead.

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  • Philippines president excludes ISIL in casino attack
Philippines president excludes ISIL in casino attack

He later killed himself . Albayalde said the man's family said he was $80,000 U.S. in debt "due to being hooked in casino gambling". "They will kill people for nothing, not even for a reason". But Albayalde said Saturday the taxi driver who took him to the casino reported he spoke fluent Tagalog, the Philippines' national language. Authorities...

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  • Kathy Griffin Fired From CNN After Donald Trump 'Severed Head' Photoshoot
Kathy Griffin Fired From CNN After Donald Trump 'Severed Head' Photoshoot

He also added that his youngest son Barron was "having a real hard time with this". There was condemnation on both the left and the right in the United States on Wednesday after the photoshoot and 12-second video clip by celebrity photographer Tyler Shields was posted online, with Griffin soon taking to Twitter to apologise for her actions ....

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  • Mahindra to Tesla's Musk: Make e-vehicles in India
Mahindra to Tesla's Musk: Make e-vehicles in India

While other titans of the new tech economy gave in to pressure and left Donald Trump's economic councils, Musk decided he would hang around and see what he could accomplish by cozying up to the self-professed most pro-business president in American history.

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  • Trump's fake word stumps Spelling Bee champion
Trump's fake word stumps Spelling Bee champion

The country's newest spelling bee champ, Ananya Vinay , is very lucky that this word didn't come up during competition - because she can't spell it. From there, things quickly got awkward. And it went on and on like that for what felt like an eternity. Watch the clip above, via CNN. Upon her win, she looked unphased until her family joined her...

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  • Macron comes clean on awkward Trump handshake
Macron comes clean on awkward Trump handshake

Trump's performance at a "shocking" North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit has dealt a major blow to the alliance and may hand a win to Vladimir Putin, analysts say. president at the last available moment to embrace German chancellor Angela Merkel , another of Trump's handshake nemesis. Steve Holland, who covers the White House for Reuters, t...

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  • At M Karunanidhis birthday meet, parties make anti BJP pitch
At M Karunanidhis birthday meet, parties make anti BJP pitch

Bihar's chief minister Nitish Kumar felicitated by DMK working president MK Stalin during the 94th birthday celebrations of DMK president M Karunanidhi in Chennai on Saturday. Thanking Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president Stalin for organising the meeting, he said he had a hard job to do since he had to fill the shoes of a "ver...

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  • Report of Multiple Casualties in Incident on London Bridge
Report of Multiple Casualties in Incident on London Bridge

Only hours before, bursts of gunfire echoed through the streets - likely from armed police - and at least three blasts rang out as officers performed controlled explosions. Six persons have been killed so far and more than 30 injured when a white van hit several pedestrians on London Bridge . Police say arrests have been made.

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