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How Bournemouth council has met its climate change commitments so far

Jonathan Patz, director of the Global Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The announcement came just days after President Trump announced that the United States would be pulling out of the treaty. Portland Mayor Ethan Strimling says it's time for action on climate change. "When climate change is threatening our reefs and threatening our weather ... Read More »

London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck

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In the terror attack, the three drove into a crowd at a high speed using a van and then left the vehicle in order to stab pedestrians on London Bridge . Ilford has been the centre of major police activity since the London Bridge attack last Saturday. Abedi's father, who allegedly belonged to an al-Qaida backed militant group, was also being held in Libya. Read More »

May clings to power with DUP deal

An astonishing election outcome has not only shorn Mrs May of her slim majority when she expected it to be increased, but has handed the DUP nearly complete control of unionism in Northern Ireland and the role of kingmaker in the House of Commons. Read More »

Pentagon: 3 US soldiers killed, 1 wounded in Afghanistan

The US confirmed the incident as a "friendly-fire" incident and has promised an investigation. Also Saturday, two Afghan border policemen were killed by United States aircraft fire during a joint operation in the southern province of Helmand . Read More »

McCain says his confusing questions resulted from tiredness

He told lawmakers that Lynch had directed him to refer to the Clinton email probe as a "matter", which tracked the language used by her campaign, instead of an investigation. "The Clinton investigation was a completed investigation that the FBI had been deeply involved in", Comey replied . McCain then seemed to imply that the Federal Bureau of Investigation should have investigated whether Russian Federation coordinated with Clinton's campaign. Read More »

Trump commits to NATO mutual defense after hesitating

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On Friday, Trump explicitly endorsed Article 5 of NATO's founding treaty, which requires allies to come to each other's defense - something he did not do during his widely-anticipated speech at NATO headquarters last month. Still, they are surely glad the president of the United States has come around to fully endorse NATO's main reason for being. Trump's silence, they wrote, could be spun into a "dangerous narrative" about US commitment in the event of an attack, helping USA adversaries. Read More »

Philippines Says US Military Provides "Technical Support" In Fight Against Terrorists

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The U.S.is now providing "technical assistance" in the fight to retake the city, according to a Philippine military spokesman. "We don't have adequate surveillance equipment, so we asked the USA military for assistance". Almost 2,000 civilians remain trapped in the area under the group's control after a majority of the city's 200,000 inhabitants fled. The military said it was making headway in the town but was proceeding carefully so as not to destroy mosques where some of the militants ... Read More »

Macron was warned about Trump's awkwardly aggressive handshake before their meeting

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Ultimately, Macron shook Trump's hand with enough force that Trump tried to uncle out of it, loosening this fingers . "If relationships were defined by handshakes , then Trump & Macron's is gonna be fierce". "One must show that you won't make small concessions, even symbolic ones but also not over-publicize things, either". "I do not believe in the diplomacy of public invective but in bilateral dialogues, I leave nothing to pass", he said. Read More »

In Response To Trump's Tweets, Some US Envoys Push Back - Diplomatically

Mr Khan earlier said the state visit should be scrapped: "State visits are given to world leaders who have had a distinguished service, who have a track record, and in the circumstances, where Donald Trump as president had a Muslim ban, had changed the policies of the U.S., the long-standing policies around refugees, in the circumstances when many British people disagree with many of Donald Trump's policies, we shouldn't be having a state visit". Read More »

Texas 'bathroom bill' fading as legislative session wraps up

Texas will keep spending $800 million on border security while putting little new money into public schools, maintaining therapy cuts for disabled children and easing handgun license fees as the Republican-led Legislature. He said of the scaled-back bill, "For many of us, and especially for me, this was a compromise". Patrick has said he would use the sunset measure as leverage. Read More »

Historic day for Pak, says PM Nawaz at SCO summit

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With Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his foreign affairs advisor Sartaj Aziz listening to his speech, Modi said: " Terrorism is one of the biggest violators of human rights and values". "I congratulate India on joining The Shanghai Cooperation Organization", Nawaz Sharif said. "We spoke about India-China relations and how to further improve ties", Modi tweeted after his meeting with Xi, who is also the general secretary of the ruling Communist Party of China. Read More »

Trump says US committed to NATO's Article 5 on common defense

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The press conference will be a joint press conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis regarding defense issues, but questions regarding Comey are expected. And they're doing that. "I'd be amazed if anyone on this side of the Atlantic believes this changes anything when it comes to Trump", said Nicholas Bouchet, a scholar at the German Marshall Fund contacted during a work trip in Berlin. Read More »

Third London attacker was Moroccan-Italian - Italy intelligence source

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Butt was one of three men who rammed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge in the city's center before launching a stabbing spree in bars and restaurants at the nearby Borough Market . The disclosure means that perpetrators in all three of the terrorist outrages to hit Britain this year had at some point appeared on the radar of security agencies - although none was considered high risk at the time of the attacks. Read More »

Emirati diplomat to AP: 'Nothing to negotiate' with Qatar

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FBI agents are assisting Qatar in its investigation, said Meshal bin Hamad Al Thani, Qatar's ambassador to the U.S. Qatar denies the allegations. The Qatari-owned news organization claims that its website and broader media network are now "undergoing systematic and continual hacking attempts". Read More »

UAE ruling family member: Qatar now questioning its leaders

Gargash said the four Arab states seek a "political commitment to change course" by Qatar, including ending its support for the Brotherhood and Hamas. "No one is giving them the right to separate families and displace people". The feud has raised fears of wider instability in an already volatile region that is a crucial global energy supplier and home to several Western military bases. Read More »

Acid attack in Tehran park leaves at least 14 wounded

The US administration sent sympathies to Iran, but lectured that "states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote ". "Iranian people reject such US claims of friendship", Zarif tweeted . The death toll of the two attacks has risen to 17 while more than 40 people are injured. Saudi Arabia said it was not involved. The deadly twin terror attacks that rocked the Iranian capital, Tehran , on June 7 have triggered a dramatic split in public opinion. Read More »

Israel planning 67000 new West Bank settlement units

Israel pushed forward with the plans as it also marked 50 years since the Six-Day War, fought from June 5-10, 1967 and which began its continuing occupation of the West Bank . Palestinians hope to establish a state in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Earlier this month, the Palestinian Ministry of Information estimated that some 12,000 Palestinian children have been detained by Israel since 2000, adding that the overwhelming majority of them were beaten or tortured while in Israeli custody, ... Read More »

Trump Said Rebuild Relationship With Russia: Secretary of State Tillerson

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About 300 campaigners gathered on parliament's forecourt to demonstrate at the United States administration's attitude to climate change and President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement. They also come just days before former FBI Director James Comey will appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee, where he is expected to be asked about details of his conversations with the president. Read More »

London attack: More detentions in hunt for accomplices

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London Metropolitan Police have identified two of the three attackers involved in Saturday's violent rampage on and around London Bridge , releasing photos of Khuram Shazad Butt and Rachid Redouane and asking the public for help in tracing their movements. Read More »

British media avoid naming London attackers, but publish descriptions

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Political leaders on Tuesday continued to question why authorities failed to apprehend Khuram B., one of the suspects in Saturday's attack, after police announced he was known to security services and MI5, Britain's domestic spy agency. Two additional addresses were searched on Monday. Thomas's girlfriend was struck and seriously injured in the attack. But the prime minister said Britain was under threat from a new breed of crude copycat militants who might not have spent years plotting or ... Read More »

Notre Dame attacker claimed allegiance to Islamic State

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No group has immediately claimed responsibility, but police searching the attacker's residence found a declaration of allegiance to ISIS . Christopher Castaner told RTL radio on Wednesday that police were quickly able to classify the hammer attack as a "terrorist act" because of "the words he said". Read More »

Theresa May could lose majority in parliament, new poll analysis predicts

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May surprised nearly everyone in April when she called the snap election, saying she wanted to strengthen her hand for negotiations with the rest of the European Union about Britain's exit from the bloc. We can expect large swings in the exchange rate market and the Pound will likely be at the mercy of such polls right up until the day of the election on June 8th. Read More »

France says Notre Dame attack an "isolated act"

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Government spokesman Christophe Castaner said the man had "never showed any sign of radicalization" before the attack. The suspect claimed to be a "soldier of the caliphate" of Daesh after the attack, the source said. French officials said he was not on a list of suspected extremists drawn up by security services given increased powers by the country's ongoing state of emergency. Read More »

Trump's tweeted typo covfefe becoming vanity license plates

The Babylon Bee offered an exaggeratedly high-stakes rationale as to its origin. And then Trump's Twitter account went silent for several hours. Regardless, our lovely POTUS has since deleted the original tweet. You need to be Logged in to sign up for Express Login. Air France U.K. tweeted, "Breaking Our newest destination is sunny #Covfefe!" NEW YORK (AP) - The popular mobile word game Words With Friends has added one of the internet's most popular typos in recent days - " covfefe ". Read More »

Hackers in Russian Federation 'did hit USA election software firm'

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While the charges do not name the publication, a USA official with knowledge of the case said victor was charged with leaking the NSA report to The Intercept . Russian officials have protested strongly against comments by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence in which he mentioned Russia as a threat to global stability on a par with Iran. Read More »

'Trump's climate claims on China, India false'

Simpson saying he's going to find the real killer", Kerry said in an interview on NBC's " Meet the Press ", alluding to the former American football star who was controversially acquitted of killing his former wife. "Obviously, it's a very disappointing turn of events", said Quebec Environment Minister David Heurtel. James Zhan, senior director of investment and enterprise at UNCTAD, said Friday that U.S. Read More »