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Europeans making sales pitch to Trump on climate accord

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DCU lecturer in global relations Dr Diarmuid Torney said: "It is crucial that other big players, including the EU, India and China , maintain their commitment to climate action and deepen their co-operation with each other in the face of Trump's opposition". Read More »

Leading Montana newspapers pull endorsements of Greg Gianforte

Asked if he will seat Gianforte if he wins the special election, Ryan said, "If he wins he's been chosen by the people of Montana". The president has not done so, but his son, Donald Trump Jr., has. Gianforte's camp seemed to issue a press release that twisted the incident as later shown on an audio tape. In an audio recording posted by The Guardian , the reporter asks the congressional candidate about the health care bill. Read More »

Maimane was in Zambia to undermine judiciary - High Commissioner

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While the reasons for his deportation are yet unknown, according to International Relations and Cooperation Department: "When travelling overseas the laws of the foreign country apply to everybody". "Critics are saying that this is just another show of what seems to be an authoritarian style of governance in Zambia and they are also concerned about the independence of the courts and what may transpire on Friday", Miller said. Read More »

United Kingdom police have stopped sharing information with U.S. after Manchester leaks

Home Secretary Amber Rudd said the bomber, identified as British-born Libyan Salman Abedi, "likely" did not act alone when he killed 22 people and wounded dozens at an Ariana Grande concert Monday night in Manchester . An emerging portrait of the bomber remained complicated by competing assessments over whether Abedi held views that had sparked concern before the bombing. Read More »

Trump plays up Middle East peace hopes after talks with Abbas

Meetings between Trump and Netanyahu concluded on Monday with Trump promising to help broker an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, but gave little indication of how he could revive negotiations that collapsed in 2014. It is the first time a sitting U.S. president has visited and prayed at the site. He was accompanied by the Rabbi of the Western Wall, Shmuel Rabinowitz, who said on Israel Radio that he recited two psalms with the USA leader. Read More »

Psyche mission to reach metallic asteroid 4 years earlier

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Psyche will still swing by Mars for a gravity assist in 2023. "The biggest advantage [of the Psyche mission] is the excellent trajectory, which gets us there about twice as fast and is more cost effective", said Principal Investigator Lindy Elkins-Tanton of Arizona State University ( ASU ) in Tempe. Read More »

Loesch: Pres. Trump 'Said Islamic Extremism to Saudi Arabia's Face'

During the American presidential campaign, Donald Trump was particularly critical of Saudi Arabia . And while the tour overseas hasn't slowed the stream of headlines about investigations into alleged Russian influence in Trump's election victory, or his decision to divulge sensitive intelligence information leaders of that country, some veteran political reporters say the president's trip has given him a chance to outline how his administration plans to engage with the larger world. Read More »

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar to present budget today at 4 pm

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Dar said that import of plants and machinery have been increased by 40 percent which good for the growing economy. · Growth of forestry sub-sector increased by 14.49 per cent as compared to growth of 14.31 per cent past year. $6 billion in 2013. Pakistan missed its trade deficit target of 20.4 billion rupees ($19.5 million) with the actual deficit widening to 24 billion rupees ($2.29 million) during the same period. Read More »

Android Gets Security Makeover With Google Play Protect

Meaning that, even though your Android phone already comes with some apps out of the box courtesy of OS developer Google, you can expand upon that collection by simply entering the Play Store. The feature isn't formal and official yet but the video below shows how it is possible. Since no word on SMS support for Allo came with I/O, I'll be glad to uninstall Allo now that the only feature I use it for will be built in to Google Assistant . Read More »

Titanfall 2's latest DLC is out next week, adds new Titan

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The Monarch Titan is described as a "mid-range Vanguard-class" mech. And while there's an indication that it boasts an "impressive ability to draw power from enemy Titans to recharge her own shields, or the shields of her friendly Titans", the full details won't be unveiled until later today. Read More »

Rooney close to decision on future

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Mourinho and United took the winning option, overpowering a talented by lightweight Ajax to give their season and thousands of celebrating fans a warmer glow. "We have a lot of players playing exceptionally well in the area of the pitch that Wayne plays", Southgate told thefa.com. I don't see him this season changing any of the big games because of the "brilliance" he's shown. Read More »

Capcom Bringing Monster Hunter XX to Nintendo Switch

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So, of course, it makes flawless sense that the system would be a good home for a Monster Hunter game. Monster Hunter XX has not been confirmed to make its way to the Nintendo 3DS or Nintendo Switch in America, but its predecessor, Monster Hunter Generations , did get a localization in 2016. Read More »

New Zealand To Spend NZ$11B On Infrastructure

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The budget is set to log a NZ$1.6 billion surplus this year and NZ$2.9 billion surplus in the year to June 2018, he said. Joyce said the budget offered a "once-in-a-generation" opportunity to raise living standards for all New Zealanders. Read More »

Drake's Reaction To Vanessa Hudgens Rapping Says It All

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The co-host acted as an emcee with her enthusiastic intros as well as singing and dancing throughout the night. Performing from the center of the famous Bellagio fountains in Las Vegas , the " More Life " rapper was surrounded by flames, water and fireworks as he rapped the song "Gyalchester". Read More »

Oculus Rift-Exclusive Superhot VR Released For HTC Vive

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HTC isn't using Vive branding on this project, so it'll be interesting to see what experiences are made available through the platform. Keep in mind HTC also revealed in early 2017 that it was making a new mobile VR headset. Unlike the Vive's system, the Link's headset and controllers have PlayStation VR-style lights that will likely be tracked via an external sensor. The electronics company announced the HTC Link, a little brother of sorts to its high-end HTC Vive with its own ... Read More »

Former FBI Director James Comey to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

The Times report , and another in The Washington Post , surfaced as Trump was en route to Saudi Arabia for the first stop on his overseas tour that will take him through the Middle East and Europe. We've reached out to the White House for comment, and will update if they respond. In particular, Mr Trump referenced Mr Comey's "poor performance" at a Senate committee hearing the previous week, noting that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had been forced to adjust the record. Read More »

Hamilton scores from first on single to lift Reds in 9th

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The Reds have claimed two of the first three meetings in this season's edition of the Battle of Ohio. "He really wanted to play, and I like that", Francona said. He was safe. That's why the rule is there. They got the call right. "It's hard. You think the game is over, and you let your emotions go". "We want to listen to everyone's opinion". Read More »

A case of the drunken cricketer and the parrot defence

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He was ordered Thursday by the Masterton court to perform 100 hours of community work. The court was told that Bracewell chose to head home from a function after a distress call from his partner. However she rejected Mr Mansfield's proposed sentence of a fine, noting Bracewell's breath-alcohol reading was "relatively high", and said community work would be appropriate. Read More »

Pogba: 'We played for the people who died'

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He said: "I am happy but I want to dedicate this to the victims". "This happened in Manchester but everywhere has to be a united world to fight for peace and no more attacks and no more deaths please." . "There is always motivation when you put a United shirt on". "Wayne was ready to play, was a big option", Mourinho said. Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below. Read More »

Moto X Force gets Android 7.0 Nougat update, starting in Latin America

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The V10 was originally released back in the year 2015 with powerful hardware on board. Right now the update is rolling out on LG's home turf, South Korea. It also resolves known issues and enhances device performance. So V10 owning folks in the other regions can expect the OTA update to arrive in a coming month or two. Read More »

Reborn: First videos of the new BMW 8 Series Concept

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The BMW 8 Series is back, and will become the firm's flagship luxury performance auto. Is this the new BMW 8 Series? Set for introduction in 2019, it eschews the folding hardtop arrangement favoured by BMW for its convertible models in recent years for an automatic multi-layer fabric hood. Read More »

Opec cut extension to ease glut by year-end: Algeria

Most market analysts expect the oil cartel to extend output cuts for a further nine months until March 2018, instead of six months as previously expected. Crude sits substantially below the highs above $100 a barrel reached in 2014, but is priced high enough to bring back into the market USA producers who eased back as prices tumbled past year. Read More »

Saudi Arabia, UAE Promise to Donate $100Mln to Ivanka Trump's Foundation

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Trump will be the first sitting USA president to visit the Western Wall, a holy site in Jerusalem . Introducing Trump, Saudi King Salman called Iran "the spearhead of global terrorism". The president next heads to Israel, where he'll meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. A White House official said Tillerson was invited to participate in the press conference at the last minute. Read More »

Fallout 4 (And Mods) Free This Weekend on PC, Xbox One

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The Purchase of any Xbox One games from the service's library by Game Pass subscribers will offer them a 20% discount along with DLC add-ons at 10% off. You can check out the full list of Xbox One games in the gallery below. Xbox Game Pass reflects Microsoft's continuing commitment to provide players the best games, with a low monthly price along with exclusive discounts. Read More »

Trump meets with Abbas in West Bank

They were joined by Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, as well as daughter Ivanka Trump and Kushner. "Making peace, however, will not be easy, we all know - both sides will face tough decisions - but with determination, compromise and the belief that peace is possible, Israelis and Palestinians can make a deal", Trump said. Read More »

Sony Mobile to discontinue mid range Xperia line up

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Both featured relatively premium specs, but were priced more affordably to entice users who didn't want to spend big bucks on a fully-fledged flagship phone. Sony has not had the best of times in the smartphone industry recently and to ensure that it remains competitive in the business, the Japanese tech giant has some trimming work to do this 2017 . Read More »

Setting aside past rude talk, Trump and pope focus on peace

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First Lady Melania Trump and the president's daughter Ivanka were seen donning matching veils alongside son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner. Trump first dinged Francis for not acting papal and proper when Francis was photographed paying his own hotel bill after his 2013 election. Trump, who has threatened to ignore the Paris accords on emissions and described global warming as a hoax, vowed to read them. Read More »