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Trump supporters plan 'Pittsburgh Not Paris' rally in Washington

When US President Donald Trump announced he was pulling out of the Paris agreement, he said he was elected to represent " Pittsburgh, not Paris ". The original video blasts the $3 billion UN "slush fund" while the French video points out the United States' financial contribution to the green climate is less per capita than many other countries - including Germany, France, the UK and Sweden. Read More »

Pakistan can't take Kashmir to ICJ: Sushma Swaraj

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We are committed to the environment and this commitment is 5,000 years old. India signed the Paris agreement not because of any pressure or out of greed. "80,000 people stranded overseas have successfully been brought back to India in last 3 years", Sushma Swaraj said. I would like to thank the Prime Minister. Read More »

Philippine casino gunman identified, not a terrorist, police say

Carlos set fire to some of the gaming tables as well as a dining area and some slot machines. Rolando Sison had just seen some clients at the Resorts World Manila , an upmarket hotel and casino, when gunfire broke out. Carlos, who was sacked from job at the Finance Ministry for not disclosing required financial information, owed more than $80,000 and was forced to sell his vehicle, Albayalde said. Read More »

UAE, Egypt, Saudi cut ties with Qatar

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The ministry added that the decision taken by the four Gulf nations would not affect the normal lives of its citizens and residents. Al-Jazeera journalist Mehdi Hasan had this to say. "The campaign of incitement is based on lies that had reached the level of complete fabrications", the Qatari foreign ministry said in a statement. Read More »

US official downplays effect of Gulf rift on extremist fight

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The Qatari government's response to the situation was not clear enought at the moment, but worldwide news media said they had ordered the diplomats from Bahrain and the UAE to leave the country within 48 hours. The Emirates gave diplomats 48 hours to leave the country. Abu Dhabi's state-owned Etihad Airways said it will suspend all flights to and from Doha from Tuesday morning until further notice . Read More »

Bahrain cuts diplomatic ties to Qatar as Gulf rift deepens

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The coordinated move, with Yemen and Libya's eastern-based government joining in later, created a dramatic rift among the Arab nations, many of which are in OPEC . Qatar also says the decision is a "violation of its sovereignty", vowing to its citizens it won't affect them. Other carriers from the three Gulf countries, including Dubai's Emirates , are likely to announce similar measures. Read More »

How the London terror attack unfolded

As per several persons who identified the attackers, the identified men were family persons and had children and wives. While the three terrorist involved in the attack were neutralised, they were successful in spreading their agenda of terror in the city. Read More »

Trump slams London mayor over response to terror attacks

Minister of State for Media Affairs Mohammad Momani said the attacks carried out by "evil groups" are a crime against humanity, noting that such attacks reveal the monstrous ways of criminal groups that aim to make countries unsafe and unstable. Read More »

Donald Trump's continued search for new FBI chief seen as chaotic

The New York Times reported that one official said Trump actually wants Comey to testify because the president has nothing to hide. Sources familiar with Comey's thinking said he's also ready to discuss whether he felt pressure from Trump or other administration officials to curtail the FBI's probe of alleged ties between the Russian government and members of Trump's circle. Read More »

Curfew In Srinagar Day After Hizbul Commander Sabzar Ahmad Bhat Killed

On May 11, terrorists had killed Lt Ummer Fayaz of Rajputana Rifles as a warning to youths who aspire to join the security forces. Bhat took over as the leader. The authorities are determined to prevent the march and clashes between the protesters and security forces during the proposed event. Restrictions were also been imposed in Anantnag, Pulwama and Shopian districts in south Kashmir and in Sopore town in north Kashmir, officials said. Read More »

Megyn Kelly gets off to low-key start on 'Sunday Night'

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As pressure builds on President Donald Trump over his campaign's alleged ties to Russia amid a growing investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller and a string of damaging media reports , former Fox News host Megyn Kelly scored an sit-down interview with Russian leader Vladimir Putin on Sunday night . Read More »

4 nations cut diplomatic ties to Qatar as Gulf rift deepens

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Saudi Arabia says it is cutting diplomatic ties to Qatar and it has pulled all Qatari troops from the ongoing war in Yemen . The nations have also cut off all air and sea movement to the peninsular country . It wasn't clear if the decision would affect American military operations. In accordance with the decision to cut off diplomatic and consular relations, Saudi citizens are prohibited from travelling to Qatar , residing in or passing through it while they, residents and visitors ... Read More »

Germany presses Turkey for assurances on visiting troops

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Speaking at a joint news conference with his visiting German counterpart, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Turkey would allow German legislators to visit a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation base in the central province of Konya, but not Incirlik Air Base, where some 270 German troops are stationed with Tornado reconnaissance jets and a refueling plane. Read More »

Russia says North Korea nukes are a 'direct threat'

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Mattis relayed his appreciation for the broad range of U.S. -Malaysia security cooperation and encouraged Malaysia's valued contributions to regional security, the secretary's spokesman said. Mattis, arguably Trump's most important statesman as the new president hopes to slash the State Department, tried to allay the fears. Haley said: "We want a negotiated solution, but North Korea must fulfill its basic obligations by first stopping all ballistic missile launches and nuclear weapons ... Read More »

States form Climate Alliance to meet Paris Goals

It will also help fulfil the Paris agreement reporting requirements so that the world can track the United States' progress. It is imperative to avoid undermining worldwide agreements such as the Paris accord, which is a symbol of joint cooperation among countries across the world and enhanced multilateralism, he said . Read More »

Etihad Airways to suspend flights to and from Qatar from Tuesday

SPA cited an official source as saying Riyadh had made a decision to cut diplomatic and consular relations with Qatar "proceeding from the exercise of its sovereign right guaranteed by global law and the protection of national security from the dangers of terrorism and extremism". Read More »

Saudi Arabia-led alliance cuts Qatar ties as Gulf crisis escalates

Monday's move comes after Qatar alleged that hackers last month took over the site of its state-run news agency and published what it called fake comments from its ruling emir about Iran and Israel, Al Ahram reported. "If there is any role that we can play in terms of helping them address those, we think it is important that the GCC ( Gulf Cooperation Council) remain unified", Tillerson said in televised remarks from Sydney. Read More »

India crush Pakistan in Champions Trophy opener

Earlier, India were well served by openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan , who stitched together a 136-run stand before Dhawan was dismissed for 68 off 65 balls as Shadab struck for Pakistan . I felt like a club batsman while playing alongside Yuvi, the way he was hitting the ball. Man of the Match Yuvraj Singh praised Dhawan and Rohit for the start they gave their team and hoped that Team India would take this confidence in to their next match. Read More »

Gregg Allman funeral attended by Cher

The ceremony was held at Snow's Memorial Chapel in Macon, the same place where the funeral for Gregg's brother, Duane Allman , was held in November of 1971, after Duane was killed in a motorcycle accident. "Rosalynn and I were deeply saddened when we learned that Gregg Allman had passed. Gregg Allman was better known than I was at that time", Carter said. Read More »

Does Trump Believe In Climate Change? The White House's Lips Are Sealed

Continued US participation in the Paris forum would have been merely symbolic, and yielded no impact on reducing US emissions of planet-warming greenhouse gases, he argued. "We must redouble our efforts to make it so that the great powers reaffirm their commitments". 'Even if the Paris Agreement were implemented in full, with total compliance from all nations, it is estimated it would only produce a two-tenths of one degree Celsius reduction in global temperature by the year 2100, ' ... Read More »

Officer wounded in London Bridge attack armed only with baton

Twenty-one remained in critical condition Sunday. Brett Freeman was one of dozens of people to be injured when terrorists mowed down pedestrians on London Bridge and went on a knife rampage in Borough Market . "It's bad - I didn't really speak to her because she couldn't say too much, but it's just really good to know she's going to be OK", she told the ABC. Read More »

Singapore, Australia to boost cybersecurity cooperation

This message was tempered by a welcoming of what he described as China's "renewed commitment to work with the global community toward denuclearisation" of North Korea. Speaking to reporters on Saturday, Mr Turnbull "absolutely rejected" there was a danger Australia could be viewed by China as America's deputy sheriff or "cat's paw", adding "Australia's foreign policy is conducted in Australia's national interest and Australia's national interest alone". Read More »

GOP health-care plan would only make things worse

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As the American Health Care Act, also known as Trumpcare or the AHCA, works its way slowly and painfully through the Senate, it's wise to consider how each of the major sections would affect your costs for healthcare and healthcare coverage. Read More »

ISIS claims responsibility for London attack

He said the Canadian government will not provide more details about the citizen killed in Saturday night's attack out of respect for the family. The U.K. Rowley said police were confident that the three men fatally shot by officers in the minutes after the assault were the only attackers, but there was "clearly more to do" in the investigation. Read More »

'We are too tolerant of extremism': May

The attackers were confronted by the police and shot dead within minutes. According to reports, armed officers responding to the violence fired an "unprecedented" number of rounds at the three attackers - who were also wearing fake suicide belts - in an effort to ensure they were killed and could no longer harm others. Read More »

Qatar denounces 'unjustified' cut of Gulf ties

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The Qatari authorities announced on Friday that the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is to help Qatar investigate the source of the alleged cyberattack that has led to diplomatic tensions between Qatar and other Arab Gulf countries, according to the Qatari TV station Al-Jazeera. Read More »

UK Facing 'Unprecedented' Increase in Terror Threats in Wake of London Attack

Armed police were quickly on the scene and three assailants were shot and killed within eight minutes of the first call to emergency services. Saturday's attack occurred just days ahead of a June 8 United Kingdom parliamentary election that has tightened unexpectedly in recent days , and weeks after a suicide bomber left more than 20 people dead at a concert in Manchester . Read More »

Islamic State claims London attack: IS-linked agency

Prime Minister Theresa May said Britain must be tougher in stamping out Islamist extremism. "We can not allow this ideology the safe space it needs to breed", May said. In response to Trump's comments, Khan's spokesman said, "He has more important things to do than respond to Trump's ill-informed tweet ". The terrorist attacks took place at London Bridge and Borough Market late on Saturday. Read More »