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Osinbajo To Sign Nigeria's 2017 Budget On Thursday, June 1st

He said: "The industrial park is going to be a major industrial hub in Africa when completed". During the visit, Acting President Osinbajo will commission the Calabar Monorail, the Calabar International Convention Centre and the Cross River Garment Factory.

Elon Musk Quits Trump's Presidential Councils Over Paris Accord Exit

As a candidate, he vigorously accused President Barack Obama of capitulating to other nations in negotiations not only on the Paris pact, but also multi-country trade deals and the agreement to curb Iran's nuclear ambitions. Those targets are less ambitious than the United States commitment, which called for cutting emissions 26 percent or more compared with 2005 levels.

" "Barclays PLC Reiterates "$45.00" Price Target for The Coca-Cola Co (KO)

The average numbers of shares are traded in a security per day, during the recent 3-month period. With 21,800 avg volume, 0 days are for ZONED PROPERTIES (OTCMKTS:ZDPY)'s short sellers to cover ZDPY's short positions. Since February 10, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 6 insider sales for $31.40 million activity. DONNELLY MICHAEL JOSEPH sold $343,530 worth of stock. Hold - In general terms, a company with a hold recommendation is expected to perform at the same pace as comparable companies or in-line ...

Trump visits Arlington National Cemetery for Memorial Day

Byers, 30, was killed on November 3, 2016, in a battle with the Taliban in northern Afghanistan. Before joining the Trump administration, Secretary Kelly served as the top Marine commander in Iraq. And Kelly's son-in-law Jake is a wounded warrior. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Robert died fighting the enemies of all civilizations in Afghanistan. Earlier in the morning, the president visited the cemetery's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, where he placed a wreath and reflected silently as a bugle ...

Muslim activist critical of Israel is cheered at graduation

Many primary care centers are understaffed. Appeals of disability claims remain backed up with years of wait. "Our accountability processes are clearly broken". According to Shulkin, the VA has to modernize all of its IT systems to "make them commercially viable and cloud-based solutions to the maximum extent possible".

Jerry Brown Heads To China For Climate Change Talks

President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw would harm American interests and citizens. Hailing the move as a "reassertion of America's sovereignty ", the USA president had said the agreement, signed by nearly 200 countries in late 2015, "disadvantages the United States to the exclusive benefit of other states".

Trump announces USA withdrawal from Paris climate deal

Nicaragua refrained from signing because the punishments outlined in the climate agreement for non-complying nations were not harsh enough. "We re getting out but we ll start to negotiate and we will see if we can make a deal that s fair".

Philippine police chief says 1 gunman at large

It was also accused of being involved in the bombing of a ferry in Manila Bay in 2004 that claimed more than 100 lives, one of the nation's deadliest terrorist attacks. The violence unfolded as government forces were engaged in a second week of fighting against Muslim militants aligned with the Islamic State group in the southern city of Marawi.

Trump says Kathy Griffin 'should be ashamed of herself'

After the 2009 show, there were rumors she would be fired after she said the F word on the air, but she returned the following year. Minnesota GOP Chairman Jennifer Carnahan posted a statement Tuesday on her Facebook page calling on the senator to cancel the Beverly Hills event.

Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh coast

Coastal districts of Chittagong, Cox's Bazar , Noakhali , Laxmipur, Feni , Chandpur and their offshore islands and chars will come under the danger signal number. The authorities moved hundreds of thousands of people to shelters. Another woman died of panic, officials said, adding that several thousand houses were damaged in the area, a lot of them mud-built structures.

May blasts opponent on Brexit as poll lead narrows

Jennifer Gerber - director of Labour Friends of Israel - was quoted as saying, "It is nearly unbelievable that any Labour MP would participate in a ceremony honoring a man involved in the vicious murder of innocent Israeli athletes". Despite Paxman's combative stance, both appeared to field his questions quite well with neither leader landed a killer blow. Mrs May said that when she arrived at Number 10 she felt the most important thing was to maintain "stability" in order to get on with ...

North Korea prepared for new intercontinental ballistic missiles test: State media

The Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) interceptor was sacked Tuesday from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. On Monday, Pynongyang conducted its ninth ballistic missile test of the year, adding to regional and USA concerns over the country's rogue programs that run afoul of several United Nations resolutions.

Trump administration withdraws USA from Paris climate agreement

Abandoning the pact would isolate the USA from a raft of worldwide allies who spent years negotiating the 2015 agreement to fight global warming and pollution by reducing carbon emissions in almost 200 nations. And he will stick to the process laid out in the Paris agreement - which could take the USA four years to leave the deal coinciding with the next presidential election, meaning American voters could have the final word on the decision.

India, Russia friendship has not seen ups and downs: PM Modi

Russian Federation and India enjoyed a decades-long alliance forged during the Cold War, when the Soviet Union was New Delhi's largest trading partner, diplomatic ally and main arms supplier, providing everything from tanks to aircraft. Narendra Modi Russia visit: Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed happiness that in one week India is becoming the full fledged member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).

Hundreds protest Paris climate decision outside White House

As George Shultz, President Reagan's secretary of state, warned, if "America fails to honor a global agreement that it helped forge, the repercussions will undercut our diplomatic priorities across the globe". The President also said that no responsible leader can put the workers - and the people - of their country at this debilitating and tremendous disadvantage.

CCEEB President Secundy Issues Statement on White House Paris Climate Agreement Announcement

Top White House aides have been divided, and Trump's decision may not be entirely clear-cut. White House aides were divided on the topic and had been deliberating on "caveats in the language" as late as Wednesday, one official said . The push reflects growing efforts at the state level to fight climate change. "The policies we are implementing that support the US' achievement of its Paris commitment not only cut carbon pollution-they also create jobs, boost competitiveness, and bring ...

Officers respond to report of armed man at Orlando airport

Police said that shortly before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, they received a report that there was an armed man at the airport . Min impact to ops. One officer raised the muzzle of his rifle to get a clear view of Pettigrew but didn't fire because passengers "were running everywhere", the affidavit said.

World reacts to President Trump's decision to withdraw from Paris Agreement

But the Kremlin said that withdrawal of key players from the Paris climate deal would "complicate" implementation of the pact, the Kremlin said Thursday, as U.S. Former secretary of state John F. Kerry called Trump's decision "an unprecedented forfeiture of American leadership". "Withdrawing from the Paris Agreement would represent an abdication of American values", U.S.

Leonardo DiCaprio Speaks Out Against Donald Trump's "Careless" Withdrawal From Paris Agreement

A formal withdrawal would take years, experts say, a situation that led the president of the European Commission to speak dismissively of Trump on Wednesday. With its withdrawal, the USA joins only two nations as holdouts - Nicaragua and Syria. New Zealand's Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett said that "so much of what ( Trump ) said is wrong", arguing that America was not paying a disproportionate cost to be part of the deal.

Stamp duty slashed in affordability change

To boost housing supply, the government says it will halve the cost of borrowing by local councils for eligible projects via interest rate subsidies. "This will provide a once in a generation opportunity for first-home buyers to put their foot in the market", Premier Berejiklian said.

Why Concerns About Trump's Paris Accord Pullout Are Overblown

Elon Musk , the CEO of Tesla and founder of SpaceX, said that he would withdraw from a number of White House advisory councils in the wake of President Trump's announcement that the US will exit from the Paris climate accords . Thanks to the Accord's lengthy withdrawal process, it could take up to four years to fully pull out of the agreement. He announced that he will be stepping down from Trump's advisory council due to this decision .

Obama pans Trump withdrawal from climate deal

While reporting in recent days has suggested that Trump his made up his mind to withdraw from the deal, he previously seemed undecided on the issue, reflecting a divide among his closest aides. The immediate impact of Trump's move could be largely symbolic. The protocol for leaving, which the president says he'll adhere to, could take four years to complete, meaning voters might be able to reverse the decision depending on who they elect to office in 2020.

Philippines: End of fight with Islamic State is 'almost there'

Contrary to news reports that militants have gained control of the city, Padilla stressed the government troops were "in full control" of the besieged city, "meaning to say we can control who comes in and who comes out, who moves around and who doesn't, and we're trying to isolate all these pockets of resistance that have remained".

Trump Expected to Withdraw US From Paris Climate Accord

Trump tweeted as he departed the G-7 on Saturday that he planned to make a decision on Paris this week, and he has consulted with advisers and aides in the days since his return about the matter. The agreement took effect in November of that year, after nations accounting for 55 percent of global emissions ratified the treaty. Trump said in a recent tweet that he was getting ready to make his "final decision" on whether the the US stays in or leaves the 2015 deal, in which almost every ...

WH aide Michael Dubke says his last day is TBD

But Dubke, during his short stint in the White House was so behind-the-scenes as to seem totally nonexistent. According to The New Yorker , which cites an unnamed White House official, it lasted "just for a few minutes." Dubke, who served in the post for three months, tendered his resignation May 18.

Jack Nicklaus on Tiger Woods' latest trouble: He needs our help

Tiger Woods was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence on May 29, 2017 . The officer said Woods was asleep at the wheel, with a phone in his lap and his hands resting on his legs, and he only slightly opened his eyes when the officer shined his flashlight through the window.

White House communications director Mike Dubke resigns

Dubke tendered his resignation May 18, Axios reported earlier, saying his final day hasn't been set yet. Dubke was originally brought in to be communications director when White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was asked to focus on the briefing job and drop the time-consuming obligations of the job.

Impending Deadline for Embassy Move

Palestinian and other Arab leaders are praising Trump's decision. He claimed that Trump had disproved the "lies" promoted by the United Nations cultural body, Unesco, when it voted this month to re-state that Jerusalem is occupied. Israel's prime minister says the USA decision not to move its embassy to Jerusalem has hurt the prospects for peace with the Palestinians. The Palestinians say it is Israel's military occupation of East Jerusalem and the West Bank that pushed them to violence.

Justin Trudeau calls Trump to say climate decision a 'disappointment'

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called Trump to express his disappointment at the decision, but said he was inspired by "the growing momentum around the world to combat climate change and transition to clean growth economies". Japan, Australia, New Zealand and South Korea also regretted the US move and reiterated their commitment to implement the agreement. In Mexico, former President Vicente Fox criticized Trump's move, saying on Twitter: "He's declaring war on the planet itself".

Gregg Allman, Pillar of Namesake Southern Rock Band, Dies at 69

I don't know why. I didn't believe it for a long time until somebody shoved it [ Zappa's recording ] right in front of my face and said here play it yourself. "I'm not going to get all cosmic on you. Everything about him was authentic". The next few years saw the Allman Brothers become arguably the most popular American band in the country.

Iraqi officials raise death toll from Baghdad bombing to 15

Iraqi officials said two Islamic State vehicle bombs killed at least 27 people and injured at least 50 others in Baghdad early Tuesday. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations. A London-based Middle East expert said that ISIS carried out the attacks to prove that the group can still terrorize Baghdad , even as it loses ground in Mosul.

Sri Lanka confirms 100 dead in mudslides; 99 missing

In May 2016, a massive landslide killed more than 100 people in central Sri Lanka . The country's Disaster Management Centre said more than 61,000 people had been affected by the conditions, while more than 2,000 had been taken to safer places.

Trump waives law requiring USA move its embassy to Jerusalem

INSKEEP: Obviously, it was very convenient for Congress to vote to move the embassy, but nobody actually does it. The Jerusalem Embassy Act passed by Congress in 1995 mandating relocation of embassy to Jerusalem allows the president to waive the requirement in accordance with USA national security interests.

India, Spain express need for EU-India FTA

Both the leaders recognized terrorism as the gravest threat, which the world is facing today. Russian Federation and India enjoyed a 70-year alliance forged during the Cold War, when the Soviet Union was New Delhi's largest trading partner, diplomatic ally and main arms supplier, providing everything from tanks to aircraft.

Malaysia Airlines jet diverted in Australia over bomb scare

Malaysia Airlines planes sit on the tarmac at Kuala Lumpur International Airport July 21, 2014. Andy said he tackled the man, who managed to get back to his feet and run towards the back of the plane, where a group of other male passengers detained him.

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