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Times Trump Broke His Own Health Care Promises

The CBO issued two reports on earlier versions of the Republican legislation, called the American Health Care Act , in March. The agency estimated that about one-sixth of the USA population - more than 50 million people - live in states that would make substantial changes under the waivers. Read More »

PM Modi to hold talks with new French President

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Trump's decision has come under global attack. " Paris or no Paris , our commitment to preserving the climate is for the sake of future generations, " Modi said while responding to a question about US President Donald Trump announcing withdrawal of the U.S. Read More »

French Ministry takes on Trump with its own climate change video

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But Trump doesn't seem to have any firm beliefs, religious or otherwise. The Paris Climate deal was part and parcel of the global agenda. "His decision was no, and that was the extent of our discussions", he said. There are many other examples . "But the bottom line is that the Paris accord is very unfair, at the highest level, to the United States", Trump said. Read More »

Pakistan rejects Afghanistan's allegations about Kabul attack

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Both India, Afghanistan victims of Pakistan-backed terrorism, says Sediq Siddiqui. At least 50 people may have been killed or wounded in what officials said was a suicide vehicle bombing. Basir Mujahid, a spokesman for city police, said the explosives were hidden in a sewage truck. In the past year, USA troops have largely focused on thwarting a surge in Taliban attacks. Read More »

Australian PM urges China to stop 'reckless' North Korea

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Members of the delegation were observed gesticulating and complaining loudly outside the ballroom after the speech. Amid rising concern over America's unpredictable foreign policy, Turnbull said while the United States withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal and now from the Paris climate deal was "disappointing. Read More »

NYC Lights Up Green in Support of Paris Climate Accord

The countries that remain committed to the 195-nation Paris agreement have little incentive to give a better deal to the United States, the world's second-biggest polluter. USA state and local leaders have also made it clear they're fighting the decision and will continue to fight climate change, with or without federal support. Read More »

Led Airstrikes Kill 43 Civilians in Syria

US Central Command on Friday said that since the start of operation Inherent Resolve , the US-led military intervention against the " Islamic State " militant group, at least 484 civilians have been killed by coalition strikes . -backed forces. In Iraq , the US has fought alongside these Iranian backed militias against ISIL. However, the coalition does not work with regime-aligned forces and does not want to operate so closely to the group, he said. Read More »

US Defense Secretary James Mattis

The Security Council has already imposed six rounds of sanctions on North Korea, and the USA and its allies have pushed for tougher measures in response to a wave of missile tests by Pyongyang. The Security Council adopted two sanctions resolutions previous year to ramp up pressure on Pyongyang and deny Kim the hard currency needed to fund his military programs. Read More »

Weather forecast suggests rainfall during Pakistan-India clash

With so much on the line, jam packed stadium and millions watching back home, the pressure to perform is enormous but it is in the better interest of the players to use this as a source of motivation rather than being stressed out. But facing Mohammad Amir and an equally talented Junaid Khan in English conditions, despite Edgbaston showing signs of being a batting-friendly track, will be testing for the Indian batsmen. Read More »

China vows to stick to climate deal before Trump announcement

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A White House official said earlier in the day that Trump was planning to pull out of the Paris deal, although a final decision hadn't been made. The official told reporters that the European Union and China will also "spell out" how they plan to meet their commitments to the landmark worldwide accord to fight global warming at talks in Brussels on Friday. Read More »

Conflicting stories about Kushner's meeting with Russian banker

That's for a variety of reasons, said Tim Hagle, an associate professor of political science at the University of Iowa, and a faculty adviser to the University of Iowa College Republicans. By referring questions to outside lawyers, aides hope the focus can return to Trump's agenda. "It's an additional factor that makes what was an already complicated process of staffing the government even harder", Max Stier told Politico. Read More »

Trump has a message for the Muslim world

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Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia, at the start of his first trip overseas as president, has produced a number of statements that run counter to the harsh, anti-Muslim rhetoric from his 2016 campaign. Reacting to Mr Trump's address, the Council on American Islamic Relations said "one speech can not outweigh years of anti-Muslim rhetoric", and urged "concrete actions.to reset relations with the Muslim world". Read More »

Modi tells Macron India will 'go beyond' Paris climate accord

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The Paris agreement commits the United States and 194 other countries to keeping rising global temperatures "well below" 2C above pre-industrial levels and "endeavour to limit" them even more, to 1.5C. In his remarks Macron said that the first and foremost of their commitment is to the climate change accord and they will continue till the end in its implementation. Read More »

What's Behind Angela Merkel's Disillusionment With the US?

Merkel today repeated her call for Europe to take control of its own destiny, but also dismissed any talk that Germany is shifting away from its old ally and pivoting East. BERLIN , May 30 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump called Germany's trade and spending policies "very bad " on Tuesday, intensifying a row between the longtime allies and immediately earning himself the moniker "destroyer of Western values" from a leading German politician. Read More »

12 killed in explosions at Kabul funeral

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The Kabul protester and three others were earlier killed in clashes. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is expected to approve the execution of 11 Taliban and Haqqani prisoners, a government source told AFP , in apparent retaliation to the assault. Read More »

PM Modi inaugurates Dhola-Sadiya bridge in Assam

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The bridge will also make it much easier for Army convoys to reach outposts near the China border. Ltd, the Dhola-Sadiya bridge is 3.55km longer than the sea link over the Mahim Bay in Mumbai. "If development is to be made permanent, then infrastructure is the first requirement". On Wednesday, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, BJP's Assam unit president Ranjit Kumar Das, and Special DG of Assam police Kula Saikia reviewed the security at Khanapara in Guwahati , where PM will ... Read More »

Ariana Grande's One Love Manchester Concert To Air on ABC's Freeform

Parent Peter Mann , whose daughter Jaden was injured in the terrorist attack, shared photos of his daughter embracing the pop star to Facebook , the AAP reported. Ariana made the visit as a surprise for the victims ahead of a benefit concert organised by the singer on Sunday. Her hospital visit comes as police investigating the suicide bombing seized a vehicle which they say could be "significant" to the investigation. Read More »

Some nations arming, funding terrorists: PM Modi attacks Pakistan in Russian Federation

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In a sign of exasperation, Putin compared what he described as the obsessive USA focus on alleged Russian interference with the vote to anti-Semitism. "Trump's team was more efficient during the election campaign". The leadership Pence seemed to be most impressed with, however, was Trump's. On Friday, Putin said the allegations of Russian hacking into the Democratic National Committee overshadow the fact that the leaked emails were genuine and revealed unpleasant truth. Read More »

North Korea Fires 'Scud-type' Ballistic Missile Towards Japan

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It tracked the missile for approximately six minutes until it landed in the Sea of Japan . This is the third missile test North Korea has conducted in a month. ET (5:40 a.m. Monday Korea time). Meanwhile, Russia and China, widely considered to hold the most sway with Pyongyang, were critical of the latest missile test but called for calm. Read More »

Philippine forces retake most parts of besieged Marawi city

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The militants took a Catholic priest and up to 14 other people hostage at the start of the crisis, and their fate remains unknown. The violence followed an unsuccessful army raid that attempted to capture militant commander Isnilon Hapilon, who has been designated by the Islamic State group as its leader in the Philippines. Read More »

Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh with heavy wind and rain

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The district is home to 300,000 Rohingya refugees , most of whom live in flimsy makeshift camps after fleeing persecution in Rakhine State. No casualties have been reported, but Reuters said the cyclone has caused significant damage to refugee camps for Rohingya Muslims. Read More »

Philippine military air strike 'accidently' kills 10 soldiers

Two bombs were intended for Daesh positions, "but the second one missed there must be some mistake there, ” Secretary Delfin Lorenzana explained, according to CNN Philippines ". Lorenzana said Saudi, Malaysian, Indonesian, Yemeni and Chechen militants were among eight foreigners killed, in what experts say is a sign the Philippines could become a regional hub for extremism that Manila may not have the capability to contain. Read More »

Trump Further Damages America's Relationship with Germany

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After the G-7 and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meetings, Merkel said Europe could no longer rely on others - apparently meaning the U.S. Trump has previously slammed Germany as being " bad, very bad ", most recently on Thursday over its trade practices relative to the export of automobiles to the U.S. Read More »

Philippines general in charge of Marawi siege stood down

The militants had torched a police station, a school, a prison and a church. The military has relentlessly dropped bombs and fired rockets at the militants, who have been hiding in residential areas of Marawi where local authorities believe about 2,000 people are trapped. Read More »

U.S. using N Korea issue as pretext for THAAD deployment

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North Korea's continued ambition to produce an intercontinental nuclear missile makes the state "a clear and present danger", US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has warned a meeting of world leaders in Singapore . The US has been the strongest military power in the Asia-Pacific since World War II. "The United States is fully committed to defending ourselves and our allies against North Korean aggression", Haley said. Read More »

Kushner Had No Plans to Set Up Secret Communication With Russia

Asked about reports that U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law had tried to set up a clandestine communication channel with Russian Federation before the president took office, U.S. It's not the first time Trump has said the Russians are laughing the U.S. The communications channel was never set up, the people said. Schiff said the government needed to "get to the bottom" of the matter and urged a review of Kushner's security clearance "to find out whether he was truthful". Read More »

Leaders pledge to boost climate efforts

Woman hikes through Olympic National Park in Washington . "We are opposed to the Trump administration's choice to withdraw from the Paris Agreement". The group-which to date includes three governors, 30 mayors, more than 90 university presidents, and over 100 businesses-is preparing to submit a plan to the United Nations pledging to ensure that the USA remains a global leader in reducing emissions. Read More »

Big names return to Ireland squad ahead of crunch Austria clash

Martin O'Neill is adamant his Republic of Ireland players will feel the benefits of a 6,000-mile round trip to the States when they cross the white line on World Cup duty next week. "That's what I said in the last two or three days: let's have a look at it because we might have to do it at some point in our World Cup campaign, we might have to change systems". Read More »

California governor looks abroad for climate changes allies

California also has its own vehicle-emissions standards - exceeding federal standards - which have been adopted by more than a dozen other states. Brown also has a golden opportunity to showcase the clean energy policies that are delivering economic and environmental dividends in California - and to enlist more support for a separate worldwide agreement to reduce carbon emissions enough to keep warming below 2 degrees Celsius, which scientists have identified as the tipping point for severe ... Read More »

Republican governor joins coalition to uphold Paris climate agreement

Already, hundreds of thousands of Americans work in the clean energy sector, and growth in clean energy jobs is rising fast: In 2016 alone, solar industry employment grew by 25 percent, while wind jobs grew 32 percent. "It's an important worldwide agreement on climate change", May said Friday. The opposition to Trump's withdraw from the accord isn't confined to Europe. Read More »

United States delays Embassy move to Jerusalem

Meeting with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas just hours after the latest terror attack against the West, President Trump criticized the Palestinian Authority's policy of rewarding terrorists and said Mr. WASHINGTON: Following pressure and warnings from US partners in the Arab world, US President Donald Trump toed the traditional American policy line Thursday by renewing a waiver to halt moving the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . Read More »

Big US companies stay on White House panel despite climate jolt

Several of those states had formalized their resolve to follow the Paris deal's goals, with Washington state, NY and California announcing they had formed the U.S. He said MA will continue its commitment to exceed the emission reduction targets of the Paris compact. It will undermine the most significant and comprehensive coordinating mechanism for global action to combat climate change that we have. Read More »