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Charles Krauthammer: Trump must focus on right objectives

Israel proclaims Jerusalem as its united capital, while the Palestinians claim the city's eastern part as the capital of their future state. More than 60,000 people were expected to take part in the Jerusalem Day event, culminating in celebrations at the Western Wall, police said, up from between 30,000 to 40,000 in previous years.

Paris climate commitment 'crippling' to United States growth: White House

Almost 200 countries are part of the Paris accord , and each sets its own emissions targets, which are not legally binding. Other delegates concurred that it was "six against one" at the gathering of leading democracies spanning North America, Europe and Japan .

Brazil's top prosecutor accuses President Temer of corruption, obstruction

It came as the Supreme Court released explosive plea bargain testimony accusing him, along with former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff of receiving millions in bribes. The newspaper O Globo , until recent days an enthusiastic backer of Mr. Temer, published an editorial Friday demanding that he step down: "The president has lost the moral, ethical, political and administrative conditions to continue governing Brazil".

Moon and China's Xi agree to improve ties, denuclearize N. Korea

China also hopes the new South Korean government attaches importance to China's concerns and takes steps to promote the stable and healthy development of ties, Xi said. The phone conversation came a day after Moon and US President Donald Trump agreed on "close cooperation" in dealing with the North's nuclear ambitions in their first conversation Wednesday night.

Philippines forces hit Islamic State-linked militants; civilians wave white flags

The current death toll has reached at least 42 people, the military said. It is not clear if any civilians are among the dead. They've been fleeing by the thousands, everyday since Wednesday, the day after the Abu Sayyaf and Maute groups clashed with Philippine security forces in Marawi City.

US airstrike in Mosul caused explosion, killed more than 100 Iraqis

An Iraqi man inspects the damage in Mosul's al-Jadida district on March 26, 2017, following a March 17 USA airstrike. The Pentagon has admitted that an air strike targeting Islamic State snipers on the roof of a house in the Iraqi city of Mosul in March killed at least 105 civilians.

Philippines confirms presence of foreigner among IS-linked gunmen

Duterte declared martial law and suspended the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in Mindanao , following clashes between government troops and Maute and Abu Sayyaf Group members in Marawi City on May 23. This also prompted President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law in the entire Mindanao . Padilla would only confirm the presence of Indonesian and Malaysian fighters and refused to say how many of each nationality were identified as those killed in Marawi .

Alexis Sanchez's Future Worries Me - Wenger

Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte , is set to sign a new deal worth £40million with the club. "Of course I expect us to win", he said. Ahead of their FA Cup final against the Gunners at Wembley on Saturday, Conte said: "For sure, after that defeat, it was very hard not to see me angry".

Charles Krauthammer: Middle East Peace Starts In Saudi Arabia

Majdi al-Khalidi, a diplomatic adviser to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas , Thursday denied reports of a new US-led regional peace plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. "East Jerusalem , with its holy sites for Islam and Christianity, is the capital of the Palestinian state and will remain so forever", said Abbas's bureau, according to Yediot Aharonot.

U.S. says Mosul strike in March killed over 100 civilians

In this case, the civilians weren't herded into the building. The goal of the strike had been to kill two IS snipers who had been targeting Iraqi counterterrorism forces. He said: 'You can't kill dozens just to destroy a booby-trapped truck parked near houses'. The Jadidah attack accounted for around one quarter of civilian casualties in the war against Isis, the USA said.

THE DRIVE: Report complicates health care; Jupiter storms; Trump scolds NATO

They say politics makes odd bedfellows, and in this rather rare case, it's nearly all hands on deck in voicing strong opposition to the GOP plan: more than 50 organizations including health insurance companies, organized medicine (hospitals, doctors, and nurses), and consumer advocates-even some small business groups, such as the Main Street Alliance .

Armed police have started patrolling on board Southern and Southeastern trains

Yesterday Prime Minister Theresa May raised the UK's terror threat level to critical - the highest it's been for a decade. May 25 British army bomb disposal experts and police have arrived at a college in Manchester, police said. Since the UK Government enacted Operation Temperer, BTP has also benefitted from additional firearms officers from the Ministry of Defence Police, who will remain at stations in London.

May denies U-turn on 'dementia tax'

The Conservatives last week insisted their plan to guarantee older people would retain £100,000 in assets was fairer than the social care cap suggested by an independent commission led by economist Sir Andrew Dilnot. Under arrangements introduced in 2015, people were able to defer paying for residential home care until after their deaths. On Sunday, three cabinet ministers including Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson all defended the previous policy in interviews without mentioning the ...

Trump Did Not Once Mention a Palestinian State

President Donald Trump on Monday defended himself against allegations he divulged classified information in a recent meeting with Russian diplomats, saying alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he never identified Israel in his Oval Office conversation.

Beijing and Manila end talks as 'war' threat recalled

Former foreign secretary Albert del Rosario also weighed in on the issue, saying on Saturday: "Contrary to our position that right is might, China has strongly declared that it is might that will trump what is right". The Philippines can not ally with China because China wants to grab for itself the West Philippine Sea and the Spratlys. After officials met in Guiyang, capital of southwest China's Guizhou Province, China's foreign ministry said the framework had been agreed , ...

Donald Trump Forced to Change Travel Plans after Palestinians Protest in Bethlehem

According to the Times of Israel , son-in-law and aide to the United States president, Jared Kushner, told Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog on Tuesday, before their departure, that the White House was preparing to quickly act on promises made to restart peace talks between the Israel and the Palestinians.

What to know about the Trump administration and the Paris climate agreement

The gap between Trump and other G-7 leaders on climate underscored his isolation from Europe on some major issues. Trump spent both the primary and general elections vowing to rip up the Paris accord , calling it "bad for business". "The leaders from Europe, Canada, and Japan have made it crystal clear they intend to fully implement their national commitments under the Paris agreement and pursue efforts to decarbonise the global economy", said Meyer.

Former intelligence officer who gave USA secrets to WikiLeaks leaves prison

Labelled a traitor by right-wing President Donald Trump , she has gained the support of celebrities and is seen by many Americans as a courageous rights activist who was handed an unfair sentence for revealing civilian deaths caused by USA bombings in Iraq and Afghanistan .

Intelligence shared with U.S. must remain secure, May to tell Trump

Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said Thursday that it was "absolutely understandable" that the leaks to US media had caused the victims' families distress, but he would not comment on reports by British outlets suggesting intelligence sharing between the two allies would be reduced to some extent as a result.

Philippines troop intensifies attacks to flush out militants from Marawi

As the Philippines government security forces enter the fourth day of battle with militants, belonging to the Maute Group, in the City of Marawi , the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) finally maximised its air and ground assets to finish off an estimated 100 fighters.

Ongoing 43rd summit of G7 pressure Donald Trump on climate change

Other voices are also sounding more loudly as investigations proceed in Washington into whether Russian Federation meddled to help Trump's election victory previous year. They said "we condemn terrorism and all its manifestations in the strongest possible way: the fight against terror remains one of the G7's top priorities".

President Trump to attend G7 meetings in Italy

Leaders of the G7, from left, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, U.S. President Donald Trump , Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni , French President Emmanuel Macron , Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and British Prime Minister Theresa May pose during a group photo for the G7 summit in the Ancient Theatre of Taormina ( 3rd century BC) in the Sicilian citadel of Taormina, Italy , Friday, May 26, 2017.AP Photo/Andrew MedichiniThe 2017 G7 ...

Kushner reportedly sought back-channel to Kremlin

Kushner attorney Jamie Gorelick says Kushner previously volunteered to share with Congress what he knows about the meetings . The lead Senate committee investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election has requested information and documents from President Donald Trump's campaign.

Jared Kushner 'proposed secret communication channel with Russia'

The Post version posted first, and immediately set Washington ablaze with former officials remarking on the staggering mix of stupidity and near-treasonous behavior implied by the Post's reporting. "If it's been publicly reported that he met with Russians, and the investigation has to do with administration officials meeting with Russians, well, then, they'll probably want to talk to everybody".

Security Forces, Palestinians Clash on Yom Yerushalayim

Netanyahu was addressing the Knesset for a special session marking Jerusalem Day, the anniversary of Israel's capture of the city's eastern half, which includes Jewish, Muslim and Christian holy sites, from Jordan in the 1967 Mideast War.

Manchester attack: British police stop sharing information with United States following leaks

Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to raise the U.K.'s concerns with U.S. President Donald Trump during a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels on Thursday. The British government has expressed its anger at the release in USA media of details from the investigation into Monday's concert attack, including photographs of parts of the bomb which left 22 people dead, including children.

President Trump concludes whirlwind overseas tour

From left, President Donald Trump , European Council President Donald Tusk , British Prime Minister Theresa May , French President Emmanuel Macron , Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni watch an Italian flying squadron as part of activities at the G7 Summit in Taormina , Sicily , Italy , Friday, May 26, 2017 .

Ariana Grande to return to Manchester for charity show

Police hunting the network behind Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi have made "significant" arrests and say officers have seized "very important" items in raids linked to the investigation. It said the database was built around a longstanding U.S. US President Donald Trump said that alleged intelligence leaks, in reference to the Manchester attack , were a grave threat to security and described them leaks as " deeply troubling ".

G7 summit talks open amid rising global crises

Trump will spend Saturday at the second day of the G-7 summit in Sicily , bringing to an end a nine-day trip that started in Saudi Arabia and Israel before moving on to Europe. The group reached agreement on improving cooperation against terrorism in the wake of the bomb attack on a pop concert in Manchester , Britain, ahead of the summit.

Three new supervised consumption sites approved in BC

The Dr. Peter Centre, an HIV-AIDS clinic, has offered supervised injection along with other services in Vancouver's west end since 2002, while the Downtown Eastside's Insite facility was the first sanctioned supervised injection site in North America when it opened in 2003.

Kushner 'proposed secret communication channel with Russia'

The meeting also was attended by Michael Flynn , Trump's first national security adviser. Kushner "suggested using Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States for the communications", the Post reported . The sources stress that the talk between Kushner and the Russian envoy about communications was focused on the USA response to the crisis in Syria and other policy-related matters.

Nova Scotia parties search for undecided voters in campaign's last weekend

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Foreign affairs Trump 'evolving' on climate action, White House says

He made the surprise announcement on Twitter after resisting pressure from European leaders at the G7 summit in Sicily to stay in the pact. Climate Interactive, a team of scientists and computer modelers who track global emissions and pledges, simulated global emissions if every country but the United States reaches their individualized goals to curb carbon pollution.

G7 communique acknowledges split with US on climate

President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, Gary Cohn , says the other G-7 leaders respect the USA position that more time is needed for Trump to make a final decision on whether to stay in the Paris climate accord . With May and Donald Trump among four new faces in the club of the world's major democracies, the gathering in Italy is being billed as a key test of how serious the new USA administration is about implementing its radical policy agenda, particularly on climate change.

The Ultimate Deal Is Not Palestine in the West Bank

The White House tried to play down expectations for significant progress on the peace process during Trump's stop, casting the visit as symbolic. In introductory remarks, Netanyahu voiced hope that Trump's efforts would help forge peace with Arab states, which, he said, shared with Israel a common concern about Iran .

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