• United Nations chief says climate deal 'absolutely essential'
United Nations chief says climate deal 'absolutely essential'

Last week, leaders of other wealthy democracies urged Trump to commit his administration to the agreement at the G-7 summit in Sicily, but they said in their closing statement that the US, for now, "is not in a position to join the consensus".

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  • RT America: House Intel Committee issues subpoenas in Russian election & unmasking investigations
RT America: House Intel Committee issues subpoenas in Russian election & unmasking investigations

Nunes' decision to send out subpoenas re-opened old wounds and allegations that he was coordinating with the White House to undercut the House Russia investigation. Schiff added that he and Republican Representative Michael Conaway, the top Republican now leading the panel's probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, would n...

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  • Pakistan 'completely calm' ahead of India clash : Arthur
Pakistan 'completely calm' ahead of India clash : Arthur

Pakistan have a superior record over India in the Champions Trophy , but when it comes to World Cup and World T20, India have a far better record and that's something I cherish. "We have always shared a healthy equation with them off the field. There are no problems whatsoever", Kohli was curt while addressing the media ahead of the Champio...

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  • Poll Shows British PM Could Lose Control of Parliament
Poll Shows British PM Could Lose Control of Parliament

The Financial Times came out publicly for May, saying she was the safer bet, though The Sun newspaper, Britain's top selling paper, cautioned that May's campaign was far too defensive. Against the dollar sterling fell by half a cent to below $1.28. YouGov has built a profile of each constituency, based on voting history in elections and i...

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  • UK Conservatives' lead over Labour seen narrowing: Panelbase
UK Conservatives' lead over Labour seen narrowing: Panelbase

Sterling slipped to a low of 0.8738 pound per euro, near Friday's eight-week low of 0.8750, following the publication of the YouGov survey commissioned by the Times . The FTSE 100 Index jumped 0.7 percent to an all-time high after a Panelbase poll conducted May 19-23 showed the Tories getting 48 percent of the vote and the Labour Party winning ...

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  • Pentagon chief says NKorea's nuclear pursuits a 'danger'
Pentagon chief says NKorea's nuclear pursuits a 'danger'

The US has struggled to slow North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes, which have become a security priority given Pyongyang's vow to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the US mainland. The council unanimously adopted a US-drafted resolution that put North Korea's suspected spy chief, 13 other officials and four entities ...

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  • Leaders pledge to boost climate efforts
Leaders pledge to boost climate efforts

Other North Carolina cities include Asheville, Charlotte, Durham and Winston-Salem. Jeff Immelt, chief executive officer of U.S. conglomerate General Electric, tweeted: "Climate change is real". But Kiene urged leaders to translate their words into actions. It also could have come out of any one of Trump's stump speeches on the 2016 campaign tr...

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  • London terror attacks: What we know and don't know
London terror attacks: What we know and don't know

UPDATE , 10:55 p.m. ET: Per AP, authorities say six people have died and dozens injured in addition to three male suspects shot and killed by police. K., we will be there - WE ARE WITH YOU. Witness Elsbeth Smedley told CNN that a man ran into Elliot restaurant in Borough Market, and stabbed two people before running out.

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  • Polls show conflicting outcomes for UK's May in next week's election
Polls show conflicting outcomes for UK's May in next week's election

In practice, the threshold for a majority is around 323, because the Irish nationalist Sinn Fein party takes up no seats that it wins in Northern Ireland. KCL's latest research estimates the economic impact of a hard Brexit, still the most likely scenario, with the United Kingdom resorting to trading on World Trade Organization (WTO) rules, wo...

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  • Wary Of North Korea, US Destroys Mock Warhead Over The Pacific
Wary Of North Korea, US Destroys Mock Warhead Over The Pacific

This test was the first time a ground-based midcourse interceptor has destroyed an intercontinental ballistic missile target. On Wednesday, the Pentagon touted the success of its historic test, calling the intercept a "direct hit" and an "obliteration" of the target.

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  • Gritty Celtics stun Cavs to reduce series deficit
Gritty Celtics stun Cavs to reduce series deficit

Game 4 is Tuesday night (Wednesday AM) at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland . After the game on his way to the post game press conference, a belligerent Cavs fan heckled James prompting James to fire back with a few words of his own. "No blame. We're all to blame", Lue said Monday of James's display. "They have a scrappy team", he said. We kn...

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  • Juventus look to tempt Liverpool midfielder Emre Can to Turin?
Juventus look to tempt Liverpool midfielder Emre Can to Turin?

Liverpool's Champions League qualification would also interest the Brazilian, and their fourth place finish in the Premier League will help draw bigger players to Anfield. In turn, Roma are understood to be weighing up a move for another Liverpool target, Dutch winger Quincy Promes from Spartak Moscow. The Serie A champions are now prepari...

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  • Car runs into London Bridge pedestrians; multiple injuries
Car runs into London Bridge pedestrians; multiple injuries

Metro police , not intelligence agencies, are handling the incidents. "We have also treated a number of people at the scene for less serious injuries". Another witness told Britain's Press Association she was in a restaurant near the bridge when three men came in and "stabbed someone in the face and someone in the stomach".

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  • President Trump argues for his travel ban amid attacks in London
President Trump argues for his travel ban amid attacks in London

Scotland Yard said officers were responding to three incidents in the capital. Another witness, identified by the BBC as Gerard, said he saw three men running with knives: "They said, 'This is for Allah". Photos from the scene showed pedestrians walking down the street with their hands over their hands as police hunted for the terrorists. As ...

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  • Airlines body says laptop ban affecting Middle East-US traffic
Airlines body says laptop ban affecting Middle East-US traffic

Ahead of the IATA AGM being held in Cancun , Mexico, from Sunday, the airline organisation detailed passenger traffic for April 2017, the first full month since the introduction of the scheme. Capacity rose 7.6% and load factor jumped 2.4 percentage points to 80.3%. But on a Y-o-Y basis, growth rate of 15.3% in April was slower as compared to 21...

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  • Trump Won't Announce Jerusalem Embassy Move During Israel Trip, US Official Says
Trump Won't Announce Jerusalem Embassy Move During Israel Trip, US Official Says

His platform made no mention of a Palestinian state, and he embraced West Bank settler leaders, who had been ostracized by the Obama administration. "The worldwide community's decision to cower before Israel's enemies by keeping embassies in Tel Aviv is disgraceful".

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  • At Least 44 Migrants Reportedly Found Dead In Niger Desert
At Least 44 Migrants Reportedly Found Dead In Niger Desert

The Reuters news agency reports that six survivors walked to a remote village to raise the alarm, but it was too late for numerous migrants who had died of thirst. Efforts were underway by Nigerien authorities to visit the scene and evacuate the bodies. Said Loprete, "The survivors will later be transported to IOM's transit centre in Agadez whe...

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  • Hardik plays down hype ahead of Pakistan game
Hardik plays down hype ahead of Pakistan game

Coming to the batting, India have always been strong with the likes of Kohli , MS Dhoni , Yuvraj Singh and Rohit. "We have nothing to lose , we just want to play our natural game", Sarfraz said last week. And I think that's testimony to the brand of cricket that we are starting to play. Gone are the days of just containing through the middl...

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  • Putin says patriotic hackers could be fighting for Russian Federation
Putin says patriotic hackers could be fighting for Russian Federation

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has expanded the scope of his investigation into Russian activities during the 2016 election to include former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort and it could soon involve Attorney General Jeff Sessions as well.

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  • Pence hits media circuit to defend Trump's Paris accord exit
Pence hits media circuit to defend Trump's Paris accord exit

While government funding remains vital, Espinosa said, "this kind of support is crucial for the work of the Secretariat to assist nations in their efforts to implement their commitments under the Paris Climate Change Agreement". "So, we can't build the plants, but they can, according to this agreement". California has stood up to Presiden...

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  • British PM May seen 13 seats short of majority - YouGov
British PM May seen 13 seats short of majority - YouGov

Mr Farron said: "Look, I know we don't all agree on Brexit but she is off to negotiate a deal for you, for me, for all of us". A failure to win the June 8 election with a large majority would weaken May just as formal Brexit talks are due to begin while the loss of her majority in parliament would pitch British politics into turmoil.

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  • Trump quitting climate treaty 'very regrettable' - Angela Merkel
Trump quitting climate treaty 'very regrettable' - Angela Merkel

The EU's commissioner for climate action and energy, Miguel Arias Cañete, said the climate accord would continue and that it would be global leaders who would fill the void left by the USA departure from the deal. South Africa called the USA pullout "an abdication of global responsibility". And while leaders around the world are expressing the...

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  • Trump Has Been Briefed about Incident at London Bridge
Trump Has Been Briefed about Incident at London Bridge

PM Narendra Modi has called the attacks as shocking and anguishing, whereas, US President Donald Trump tweeted , "We are with you". An hour after reports of a van ploughing into people on London Bridge, the U.S. "Thank you to the emergency services", Corbyn wrote on Twitter . She will chair a meeting of the Government's Cobra emergenc...

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  • Iraqi Forces Say Final Assault On Mosul Has Started
Iraqi Forces Say Final Assault On Mosul Has Started

Interviewed on CBS's "Face the Nation" program, Mattis said that "civilian casualties are a fact of life in this sort of situation". The UN warned over the weekend that "as many as 200,000 additional people may try to leave in coming days" adding that both Iraqi troops and Isis terrorists had a duty to protect civilians under global law.

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  • South Africa's Mmusi Maimane 'barred' from Zambia
South Africa's Mmusi Maimane 'barred' from Zambia

Hichilema was arrested for allegedly endangering President Edgar Lungu's life when Hichilema's convoy failed to make way for the presidential motorcade on a main road. Mmusi Maimane, the leader of South Africa's Democratic Alliance (DA), tells Newsweek that Zambian authorities "violently" seized his phone and tablet computer and "pushed him down...

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  • Trump is unlikely to invoke executive privilege to stop Comey's testimony
Trump is unlikely to invoke executive privilege to stop Comey's testimony

Trump asked Mr. Comey to pledge his loyalty, and Mr. Comey declined to do so, according to Mr. Comey's associates. If Trump truly attempted to obstruct justice in his mid-February meeting with Comey, the Federal Bureau of Investigation director would have been required to report it to the Attorney General and/or Congress immediately, and Comey...

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  • More leftist violence, more the Lotus will blossom in Kerala: Amit Shah
More leftist violence, more the Lotus will blossom in Kerala: Amit Shah

He alleged that Amit Shah is collecting money from the corporates to overcome this, and that the Rs. 1200 crore that they collected from the corporate is now being used to build BJP's foundation in Kerala. "We will ensure through the legal process that the maximum punishment is given to the attackers", he added. Shah, who arrived here on the se...

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  • Indonesia police create taskforce to monitor LGBTI people
Indonesia police create taskforce to monitor LGBTI people

An openly gay Liberal MP says the "cruel and sickening" caning of two gay men in Aceh has cast a cloud over Australia's relationship with Indonesia. Neighbors had barged into an apartment with the men and filmed them naked with camera phones, according to rights groups.

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  • Trump lobbies for travel ban, offers condolences
Trump lobbies for travel ban, offers condolences

Other witnesses then saw at least three men exit the van, before they carried out knife attacks on people in the Borough Market area. Police in the British capital said that a deadly collision of a van with pedestrians on London Bridge and a subsequent stabbing at a restaurant in the vicinity were acts of terrorism.

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  • Mattis turns up heat on North Korea, China
Mattis turns up heat on North Korea, China

The resolution condemns North Korea's nuclear and ballistic activities "in the strongest terms" and reaffirms the Security Council's demand that Pyongyang abandon all nuclear weapons and programs and halt all nuclear and missile tests. North Korea, however, dismissed the results of the test as a " bluff ", as the ICMB interception system, accor...

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  • Senate panel eager to hear from Comey, given OK to testify
Senate panel eager to hear from Comey, given OK to testify

The House intelligence committee will also issue subpoenas for Michael Flynn and Michael Cohen's businesses as part of its probe. Jared Kushner , President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, is under scrutiny in the FBI's investigation, fired FBI Director James Comey will testify before Congress next week about a conversation he had in...

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  • Police responding to three separate incidents in London
Police responding to three separate incidents in London

Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said: "Armed officers responded very quickly and bravely, confronting three male suspects who were shot and killed in Borough Market ". He suffered injuries to his head, face and leg, according to police. A BBC reporter who was on the bridge at the time said the van was driving around 50 miles per hour.

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  • Texas Legislature advances school transgender bathroom law
Texas Legislature advances school transgender bathroom law

Kasey Suffredini, acting CEO for Freedom for All Americans, said in a statement the advancements of the anti-LGBT measures demonstrate poor judgement in Texas and called on Abbott to veto the legislation. The Texas Senate is expected to pass the proposal. It involves public schools, from kindergarten through 12th grade. Critics charge that the ...

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  • Backed Syrian fighters advancing toward IS-held Raqqa
Backed Syrian fighters advancing toward IS-held Raqqa

News of the advancements in Syria come as ISIS fighters sealed off Mosul mosque in preparation for a final standoff in the battle against Iraqi forces over their last major stronghold in the country. The airstrikes on Friday targeted the al-Jamili building in Raqqa and most of those killed were women and children, SANA news agency reported....

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  • Death toll rises to six in London attacks, three suspects shot dead
Death toll rises to six in London attacks, three suspects shot dead

They then went to nearby Borough Market, where they stabbed several people in the popular area filled with restaurants and bars before being shot down by police. The Metropolitan Police advised people caught up in the incidents to "RUN - to a place of safety". "HIDE - turn your phone to silent and turn off vibrate.

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