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JFK's life, legacy is celebrated on his centennial

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Navy. In 1962, Kennedy resolved the Cuban Missile Crisis - a 13-day confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union triggered by US ballistic missiles deployed in Italy and Turkey and the subsequent deployment of Soviet ballistic missiles in Cuba. Read More »

Trump doesn't plan to use Israel trip to announce embassy move

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, in preparation for next week's visit by Trump, is known to be hoping to gain support for the United States embassy move, as it would be interpreted as validating Israel's 1967 annexation of the eastern section of Jerusalem , and a slap in the face to Palestine's original claims on the region. Read More »

Michael Bloomberg, US mayors vow to meet Paris targets even without Trump

The day after President Donald Trump announced the USA will withdraw from the Paris Agreement , it seemed White House officials were tasked with keeping the president's actual stance on climate change frustratingly ambiguous. "In Pittsburgh, we've rebuilt our economy on the future and our people, not on the past". Hendricks said the absence of $500 million contributions from the United States to the Green Climate Fund will be felt from 2018, but said it might be possible to fill the ... Read More »

France pledges renewed support for Mali in fight against terrorism

France's new President Emmanuel Macron is vowing to tackle the root of terrorism by promoting development cooperation in Mali. "My desire in the framework of our military involvement in Africa is to do even more with Europe, more with Germany, but in a pragmatic manner", Macron told reporters during a visit to a French military base in the northern town of Gao. Read More »

Vladimir Putin Suggests American Hackers Framed Russia

The two leaders met at the Elysee Palace, the official residence of the president of France. Modi, who has over 30.3 million follower - Donald Trump is followed by 31.2 million people, laughed off and continued the interaction. President Vladimir Putin says the Russian state has never been involved in hacking. "This is our commitment, and we are moving forward based on this commitment", the prime minister said. Read More »

PM May's lead falls to 3 pct points

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The latest YouGov/ Time voting intention survey shows that support for the Conservatives declined markedly to 42% while the Labours gained +3 points to 39%. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May meets Carl Hatton who works on the fishing vessel Avon Valley as she visits the Plymouth fisheries in Plymouth, May 31, 2017. Read More »

Theresa May's lead over Labour falls ahead of vote

Mr Corbyn said: 'Of course not, that is why I made the point ... about the need for president Obama's agreement with Iran to be upheld, it's quite important actually, and also to promote disarmament in Korea'. But if "project fear' wasn't enough for the Remain campaign in 2016, it may not be enough for the Conservatives in 2017 - or at least not enough for them to significantly increase their majority in the House of Commons ". Read More »

Here's what Ivanka Trump did in Saudi Arabia that went under-reported …

Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world where women are not legally allowed to drive. "Many people are saying it was wonderful that Mrs. Obama refused to wear a scarf in Saudi Arabia, but they were insulted". That's highly unusual for US presidents, who nearly always take questions from reporters while embarking upon worldwide travel. Trump had promised to scrap it. Read More »

Putin says he's certain that Syria's Assad didn't use chemical weapons

Outside the Versailles Palace, reporters waited eagerly for a potentially tense Franco-Russian handshake. Putin said the two leaders assess many issues similarly and their relations could be "qualitatively" improved. He says the meeting with Le Pen didn't represent an attempt to sway the race. Mr Macron said he expected some tough words. He said he wasn't sure if France's Syria policy was "independent" because it was part of a US-led alliance, adding that Paris and Moscow had ... Read More »

Trump slams Iran in first foreign speech

And the official pointed out Trump had urged Muslim leaders to accept responsibility for destruction caused by terrorism and choose a better future by driving out terrorists. "This agreement will help the Saudi military to take a far greater role in security and operations having to do with security". "For decades, Iran has fueled the fires of sectarian conflict and terror", Trump said during his speech yesterday in Saudi Arabia. Read More »

Man flashing money on Facebook Live arrested on drug charges

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In a video obtained by Action News Jax, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office can be seen entering Hollings' home while Hollings was in the middle of a Facebook Live session. Hollings is charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of cocaine and possession of paraphernalia for the manufacture or delivery of drugs. Read More »

UCL: We have 'appointment with history' - Sergio Ramos

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Ramos knows what it takes to succeed on the grandest stage after playing in Real's two most recent European triumphs and the Spain defender has challenged his team-mates to embrace the historic implications of beating Juventus . "So, unlike the Super Bowl and the World Cup, this is the second time we've had music at a UEFA opening ceremony, so we're happy to be number two". Read More »

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

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Prosecutors with the state attorney general's office contended he made a decision to bury a claim that Sandusky had been seen showering with a boy in a campus locker room in 2001, three years after police had investigated a similar allegation about Sandusky. Read More »

Putin: US hackers could have framed Russian Federation

USA intelligence agencies say Russian spies hacked into a wide range of institutions and agencies during the USA election campaign. And even in them there is nothing specific! "They can be in Russian Federation, in Asia...even in America, Latin America". Read More »

UN leader: Leaving Paris accord will harm US global influence

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In Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted that the USA withdrawal won't prevent the rest of the world from pressing ahead with efforts to curb global warming. But now Trump is wavering on whether to keep that campaign promise. "Guterres pressed the case for the United States to stick with the Paris deal, but also left no doubt that China can and will replace America as the global leader in the fight against climate change". Read More »

Rihanna's heckling and dabbing steals National Basketball Association finals spotlight

Something you figure will change: LeBron James' defense. You always , always stop the ball first. Defense is an afterthought for most spectators. Although the Cavaliers got double-doubles of points and rebounds from James (28 points, 15 rebounds) and power forward Kevin Love (15, 21), as well as 24 points from Irving, it was not enough to overcome the 20 turnovers or Golden State's productivity in the key. Read More »

Labour Promises One Million New Jobs in Next Parliament

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Trident and the use of nuclear weapons quickly became the topical issue as Corbyn seemed somewhat awkward when pushed on the issue. He said the "great team of very experienced people" included Sir Keir Starmer, one of the "leading lawyers" in the country. Read More »

EU's Juncker opens China summit vowing 'no backsliding' on

China has led worldwide calls to keep up the fight against global warming, hours before United States president Donald Trump announces whether he will pull out of the Paris climate accord. "And that kind of soft power and economic engagement is going to translate very much into political influence". "China and the European Union need to steadfastly adhere to the Paris agreement", Yang said in a written briefing to reporters. Read More »

Bloomberg pledges $15M to United Nations to cover U.S. climate share

Soon after Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke was asked the same question, and he dodged , too. We pursue our goal by educating the leaders of tomorrow, conducting research that leads to innovative energy solutions, and engaging with decision-makers in the public and private sectors to turn this knowledge into practice. Read More »

Manipur HSLC Class 10th Result 2017 Declared, Check Now At manresults

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The HSLC Class X examination 2017 was conducted from 17 March to 4 April across various centres in Manipur. Students of Manipur 10th class can check their marks and grade along with the result. The Board conducts public examination at the end of class X for the courses studied in class X only. Candidates should visit the official website or the direct link provided below. Read More »

Backed forces seize IS-held town near Syria's Raqqa - source, monitor

The death toll released by U.S. Central Command on Friday represents a 132 person increase over the number of dead it reported in April. The coalition has denied loosening standards meant to protect civilians and blamed the growing total partly on an increasing pace of operations in dense, urban terrain. Read More »

Top House Intel panel Democrat rebukes chairman over subpoenas

Testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said that in 2016 alone, almost 2,000 names of USA citizens were unmasked. The subpoenas were announced Wednesday as the special counsel overseeing the government's investigation into possible Trump campaign ties to Russian Federation has approved former FBI Director James Comey testifying before the Senate intelligence committee, according to a Comey associate. Read More »

Gen. Keane: Trump Building 'Framework of an Arab NATO' during Mideast Visit

Speaking in the Saudi capital Riyadh , he said the fight against extremism was not "a battle between different faiths" but "a battle between good and evil". Netanyahu said he hoped an Israeli prime minister could soon make the same flight. The governments of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to give a combined $100 million to an Ivanka Trump-backed fund for women entrepreneurs. Read More »

EU, China 'stepping up cooperation' on climate: Tusk

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Vice President Mike Pence says President Donald Trump is "choosing to put American jobs and American consumers first" with his announcement that the USA will withdraw from the Paris accord . China is set on becoming the world leader in EV production which has been driven by government subsidy. It spends $100 billion annually on clean energy, according to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, and made a record $32 billion in overseas investment deals in 2016 alone. Read More »

Penguins take lead in Stanley Cup

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It was 1-1 because Nashville's Pontus Aberg scored a beauty, and Guentzel snuck a rebound through a crack in Rinne's body, between his torso and his arm. With less than four minutes remaining in the first, Game 1 hero Guentzel tied things up when he followed up a Conor Sheary rebound and snuck a backhand through Rinne's equipment. Read More »

Amid Trump climate turmoil, France to push stability in India talks

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Dozens of cities have said they are committed to the Paris climate accord , with at least 86 mayors signing a statement saying they will adopt and uphold the agreement's goals. "You have to think one world, not this country fighting that country", he said. China is expected to announce a new climate partnership with the European Union on 2 June. Read More »

Weather Channel In Meltdown As Trump Trashes Obama's Global Warming Deal

Trump blamed countries like India and China for getting a better deal in the pact, and said the United States was pulling out to ensure it would be able to do what was best for Americans. "And Even More Proof". Below the livestream are seven posts featuring examples of how climate change is impacting the USA and world, and urging the public to care more about the issue. Read More »

Trump blasts Germany again as Merkel talks up Indian relations

And officials around the world said that they would press for the climate agreement to be respected regardless of the US decision. That is why I can only say: "We Europeans must really take our fate into our own hands". "The times in which we could completely depend on others are on the way out", Merkel said, according to AFP . German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel was blunter on Monday, slamming the United States president's " short-sighted " policies that have " weakened the West " and ... Read More »

Afghan police fire into air to disperse demonstrators in Kabul

Responding to the security forces' advice and the call of the Afghan people, the ACB announced the decision to cancel all types of cricket matches and bilateral negotiations with the Pakistan Cricket Board. Demonstrators were holding up photographs of those killed in the devastating attack on a diplomatic district in the Afghan capital on Wednesday - just day into the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan. Read More »

Trump says "no" to the Paris Agreement

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The Trump administration's announcement undermines a key pillar in the fight against climate change and damages the world's ability to avoid the most unsafe and costly effects of climate change. President Trump frequently and loudly trumpets his business experience as a qualification for office. President Trump is keeping his campaign promise to Americans by withdrawing from the United Nations Paris climate accord . Read More »

Li calls for joint efforts with Germany to promote trade liberalization

A senior Chinese official said China is determined to open up and reach a deal, which is seen as a forerunner to a possible future free-trade accord. "Transatlantic ties are of paramount importance to us... The joint statement , the first between the China and the European Union , commits to cutting back on fossil fuels, developing more green technology and helping raise $100 billion a year by 2020 to help poorer countries cut emissions. Read More »

Buffon eyes final 'fairytale' with Juventus

He comes into the game in Cardiff with 14 goals in his last nine games for Real. At the heart of that Juventus defence is a guy looking to become the oldest Champions League victor: 39-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon . I hope he stays for a long time , for us he is crucial. They'll head straight for the Hotel Mercure and then this evening, at 19:45 CEST, Zinedine Zidane and a couple of the squad will speak to the press. Read More »