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Pence hits media circuit to defend Trump's Paris accord exit

In announcing the nation's withdrawal from the accord Thursday, Trump argued that the climate agreement negotiated under President Barack Obama was unfair to us workers. "So far these en...

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Corbyn: It's a shame PM has not joined in head-to-head debate

Corbyn: It's a shame PM has not joined in head-to-head debate

Tonight's edition of special electoral programs saw first Theresa May , and then Jeremy Corbyn put to the test under the microscopic lens of David Dimbleby and a studio audience, Question Time styl...

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Zinedine Zidane refuses to reveal Bale decision

I don't know if that's a concern to our rivals, but we don't live on our past. "You know what this club is and you know that everyone says we're favourites but there are no favourites in football"...

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Monday marks JFK's 100th birthday

The museum unveiled a new year-long exhibit Friday featuring 100 original artifacts, documents, and photographs-40 of which have never been seen before by the public-from Kennedy's life and political ...

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Jeremy Corbyn to give a speech in York this morning

Jeremy Corbyn to give a speech in York this morning

On Labour , Cable said he finds it "very hard to understand why their economic proposals are not being torn to shreds". They say the collapse of Labour in the polls over the past year, and the part...

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Theresa May struggles during TV interview

The Labour leader took the stage first, with the audience asking him two questions about terrorism in quick succession. On Monday a Daily Star article written by Mr Corbyn emerged, which describ...

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PM Modi interacts with Russian Governors to strengthen bonds

He shared the stage with Russian President Vladimir Putin and the leaders of Austria and Moldova. "I quoted from 5,000-year-old Vedas to say humans have a right to milk the nature but have no right ...

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Poorer nations stand firm in face of American pullout from agreement

Trump's decision showed that the administration cares about " our economy and jobs only", Hescox added. Terblanche also cautioned "it is still fairly early days" to assess the impact of Trump's "...

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Putin Suggests US Hackers Might Have Framed Russians in DNC Scandal

Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said earlier on Friday he did not think that Trump's decision to pull his country out of the agreement would prompt a Russian rethink. After multiple claims fro...

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Senate likely won't repeal Obamacare totally

Grassley stressed that the Senate is not working off the House bill, which he said "doesn't do anything for the 70,000 Iowans that probably in a month won't be able to go to the exchange and buy any i...

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Modi backs Merkels EU leadership as Trump scolds Germany

When Trump returned at the weekend from Europe and the first foreign trip of his presidency, his aides hailed the tour as a success and a sign of renewed and bolder United States leadership on t...

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As US Retreats, EU and China Seek Climate Leadership at Summit

The warmer EU-China relationship, partly spurred by Trump, is despite a long-running spat with Beijing on what Europe sees as China's dumping of low-priced goods on European markets. "Our climate acti...

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Irish PM to-be Leo Varadkar's family beaming with pride

The election of a young, gay man of mixed ethnicity to prime minister would confirm Ireland's status as a global front runner in the promotion of equality and diversity. Kenny will remain in place for...

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For President Trump, drama often accompanies decisions

Spicer gave no further clarity on Mr. Trump's confounding overnight "covfefe" tweet , which created an Internet sensation and caused people to speculate about why the president is tweeting - and ...

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Iraq Launches Final Push to Oust Daesh

Iraq Launches Final Push to Oust Daesh

It is estimated that about 200,000 people remain in the Old City, the IS´s last stronghold in Mosul , after being removed in mid-January from the eastern part and in the last three months from most ...

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Egg Tart serves up a treat in Queensland Oaks for Waller

Egg Tart serves up a treat in Queensland Oaks for Waller

Two years to the day Waller had unveiled what proved to be one of the finest racehorses in the world when Winx took the Queensland Oaks, and the parallels were hard to deny. "She travelled well down t...

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Ananya Vinay, 12, wins U.S. spelling bee competition

Ananya Vinay , 12, from Fresno , Calif., celebrates with her mother Anu Pama Polyedathpp after winning the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Md ., Thursday, June 1, 2017. A Scripps ...

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Megyn Kelly Accidentally Snubs Hoda Kotb During 'Today Show' Debut

Megyn Kelly Accidentally Snubs Hoda Kotb During 'Today Show' Debut

Speaking at Russia's flagship St Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday, Putin said the hacking accusations were no more than "harmful gossip" and any evidence cited by USA intelligence c...

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White House Just Won't Say If Trump Believes in Climate Change

Pittsburgh's mayor issued an executive order Friday committing the city to the accord by continuing efforts to end the use of landfills, reduce energy consumption by half and develop a fossil fuel-fre...

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Trump shows his priorities by pulling out of PCA

Trump shows his priorities by pulling out of PCA

As a former U.S. envoy explained in a conversation with Sputnik that Trump's decision "removes the United States from leadership in science and technology on what is clearly a major growth sector in...

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United States hackers could have framed Russian Federation in election hack — Putin tells NBC

United States hackers could have framed Russian Federation in election hack — Putin tells NBC

So, the ambassador meets someone. What's an ambassador supposed to do? Asked about the Paris Agreement on climate change that President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. Give them a pill, reall...

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18 killed in triple blasts in Kabul during a funeral

18 killed in triple blasts in Kabul during a funeral

Local media and a witness were quoted as saying 12 people were killed in the blasts at the funeral. Ezadyar's son, Salim Izadyar, was killed in the mass rally in Kabul on Friday when security fo...

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VP Mike Pence Was Never Informed About Flynn

VP Mike Pence Was Never Informed About Flynn

Matt Schlapp, a veteran Republican consultant who leads the American Conservative Union, said Trump's candor and authenticity, attributes that helped get him elected, make it more hard for Pence ...

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Maimane suspends Helen Zille from DA party activities

Maimane suspends Helen Zille from DA party activities

The former head of South Africa's main opposition party has been suspended from party activities following tweets in which she said colonialism had some positive results. This included asking Zille to...

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United Nations chief urges action on climate change

United Nations chief urges action on climate change

Others say the president is still on the fence. A formal announcement is expected at some point this week, but two senior U.S. officials familiar with Trump's plans cautioned they could change until T...

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Sabarmati Express blast: Ex-AMU scholar Gulzar Ahmed Wani acquitted

Sabarmati Express blast: Ex-AMU scholar Gulzar Ahmed Wani acquitted

Charges were also filed against them under the Indian Railways Act and Explosive Substances Act. However, the Delhi High Court had suspended his sentence. Charges were framed against him in July 200...

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Sharp Drop in Israeli Trust of Trump

Sharp Drop in Israeli Trust of Trump

Trump appears to have spoken without Israel's consent, which would mark a severe violation of their intelligence-sharing agreement. On a personal level Trump may also have begun to regard the goal -...

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Putin calls on US businessmen to help 'normalize' ties

Two heads of state in the world right now maintain that the Russian government didn't perpetrate a cyber attack on the US election a year ago: Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin . Putin emphasized the...

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Bloomberg says US does not need Washington to fulfil Paris agreement

The responses to Trump's exit were swift and fierce. "Today I want the world to know the U.S. will meet our Paris commitment, and through a partnership among cities, states , and businesses...

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Macron criticizes Russian media for "attempted meddling" in French election

During a press conference with the Russian leader, Macron said that he had emphasised to Putin "how important it is for France to respect all people, all minorities". "I will not give an inch on...

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Putin ridicules USA focus on ambassador contacts

Putin ridicules USA focus on ambassador contacts

There have been no secret agreements between the Russian ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak and the Trump administration, Putin said at Friday's Q&A session in St. Putin also made it clear that t...

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Cities and states aim to take up Paris Accord after Trump's withdrawal

Cities and states aim to take up Paris Accord after Trump's withdrawal

The Paris agreement commits the U.S. 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. By wi...

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Trevor Noah Trashes Trump's Exit from the Paris Climate Agreement

Trevor Noah Trashes Trump's Exit from the Paris Climate Agreement

Technically, there are two countries the USA now joins: Nicaragua - they didn't sign the accord because they don't feel the deal is strict enough on rich countries - and Syria didn't sign because, I m...

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Modi meets German Chancellor Merkel

Modi meets German Chancellor Merkel

On May 28, the chancellor said Germany could no longer "entirely rely" on certain partners quite as it had in the past, making it clear that a Trump White House and a United Kingdom leaving the Eur...

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North Korea official: We can hit China with nuclear-tipped missile

North Korea official: We can hit China with nuclear-tipped missile

As recently as January previous year, South Korean soldiers fired warning shots at a suspected North Korean drone that crossed the western part of the border, the most sensitive part of the demilitari...

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When is the United Kingdom election, and when do we know who won?

When is the United Kingdom election, and when do we know who won?

Betting that she would win a strong majority, May called the snap election to strengthen her position at home as she embarked on complicated Brexit negotiations with 27 other members of the Europe...

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Trump declares Palestine ready for peace talks

Meanwhile, ahead of Trump's meeting with Netanyahu in Jerusalem Monday, a live-streamed White House schedule stated Trump would deliver remarks in " Jerusalem , Israel", apparently recognizing Isr...

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White House Will No Longer Take Questions About Trump And Russia

Trump tweeted Tuesday: "Russian officials must be laughing at the US & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News". The intent was to connect Trump's chief natio...

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All so difficult for Djokovic, easy for Nadal at French Open

All so difficult for Djokovic, easy for Nadal at French Open

In doubles action, Leander Paes bowed out of the tournament, losing his men's and mixed doubles matches on Friday. In the women's section, 10th seed Venus Williams thrashed Belgian Elise Merte...

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Mayor of Pittsburgh, Entire World Dunks on Trump's Climate Agreement Withdrawal

As reported by the Associated Press , a retired coal miner in Kentucky applauded the move: "He's keeping his promise that he's going to help get the coal jobs back, help people get back to work, ...

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