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Conservative lead narrows to three points in latest poll

A new survey by YouGov for The Times suggests Labour is just three points behind, a gap that could result in no party having a majority. "As we pursue a bold and ambitious free trade agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union - and as we get out into the world to do new trade deals with old friends and new allies around the globe - the opportunities for our economy will be great", she said.

Scientific groups disappointed in Trump's move on climate

The goal of the Paris accord is to keep global average temperatures to "well below" a 2 °C rise above preindustrial levels by 2100. "Today's decision is a setback for the environment and for the US' leadership position in the world", Goldman Sachs Group Inc Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein wrote on Twitter.

Disney CEO Bob Iger quits Trump advisory team as 'matter of principle'

The Paris accord , reached by almost 200 countries in 2015, was meant to limit global warming to 2C or less by 2100, mainly through country pledges to cut carbon dioxide and other emissions from the burning of fossil fuels. Reacting to the decision, former Irish president and United Nations high commissioner Mary Robinson said: "It is unconscionable that one of the world's largest greenhouse gas emitters would simply walk away from its responsibility to people both at home and overseas, in ...

Death row inmate: Execution drugs won't work

Arthur, 75, was convicted of the 1982 murder for hire of Troy Wicker in Muscle Shoals. He has maintained his innocence for 34 years on death row and has scheduled execution dates put off seven times since then - including once, in 2008, when another man confessed to the crime .

Grande, Bieber, Katy Perry to top concert for Manchester victims

Tickets went on sale at 10 a.m. United Kingdom time. 'We are happy to report that there are thousands of fans who successfully purchased tickets during the general onsale'. The benefit concert is called the One Love Manchester show and will be raising money for the victims of the deadly Manchester attack which killed 22 people and injured 64.

Manchester bombing: 8 held in United Kingdom, threat level still critical

Omar Alfaqhuri, a neighbour who lives just in front of a house that was raided, said he saw "a massive deployment of police forces" during the arrest in the night and a man he named as "Adel" taken away. Ariana Grande's Dangerous Woman tour has been suspended to "pay proper respects to those lost" in the Manchester terror attack. "Our response to this violence must be to come closer together, to help each other, to love more, to sing louder and to live more kindly and generously than we did ...

Lyon beats PSG in penalty shootout to win Champions League title

And to say Kiedrzynek was heartbroken after a tough 120 minutes of gameplay, a miss-kick and the pressure of saving her opposition number's penalty to stay in the game is probably an understatement. The PSG keeper was inconsolable on the turf as Lyon prepared to hoist the Champions League trophy for a fourth time, following a sixth European final in eight seasons.

US Mayors pledge to adopt goals of Paris Agreement

Speaking in the White House Rose Garden, Trump said the US will negotiate to either re-enter the Paris pact or join a new treaty on terms that would better suit American businesses and taxpayers. Apple CEO Tim Cook says he tried to talk President Trump into keeping the U.S.in the Paris climate accord but "it wasn't enough". "Tonight the United States has turned its back on the world, but France will not turn its back on Americans", he said.

Jordan welcomes decision delaying embassy move

For nearly 70 years, the US embassy has been based in Tel Aviv - along with embassies of almost all other countries with relations to Israel - because the USA has wanted Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations to determine the final status of Jerusalem.

Official Says Trump Expected To Pull US From Paris Deal

Trump says he's "hearing from a lot of people both ways". It also aims to strengthen the ability of countries to deal with the impacts of climate change and calls for scaled up financial flows, a new technology framework and an enhanced capacity-building framework to support action by developing countries and the most vulnerable countries in line with their own national objectives.

Philippines president Duterte says he 'will not talk to terrorists'

The simple answer is "no". It is a little late to worry about the niceties of things like habeas corpus . "The declaration of martial law does not suspend the functioning of the civil courts and the legislative assemblies", the CHR said .

N Carolina House budget debate heads into night

Mr. Trump also floated the idea of eliminating the filibuster in early May, when it was also dismissed by lawmakers. There were no such defections in the Senate, which voted 14-9 along party lines to pass both its spending plan and a companion bill making policy changes to support the allocations.

8 foreign fighters killed in southern Philippines siege

But for as long as the military will say, we can not do it and it's beyond 60 days, Congress must understand that I will need more time", he added. Ano said the gunmen were prepared to fight because they had been planning to unleash attacks during the holy month of Ramadan to capture the attention of the IS group.

Fact-checking President Trump's claims on the Paris climate change deal

If we can't, that's fine". Before leaving office, Mr Obama helped shepherd the landmark worldwide pact that commits all signatory nations to limiting global warming caused by carbon emissions. We remain steadfastly committed to the sustainability, carbon and energy goals that we have set as a company. The three states that are already a part of the coalition represent more than one-fifth of the U.S.

Lower house of Philippine Congress approves tax reform bill

The excise tax on fuel is expected to generate a revenue of P75 billion in 2018; P120 billion in 2019; and, P150 billion in 2020. The 8 percent tax on the self-employed and professionals will now only be imposed on gross receipts in excess of PHP250,000.

3 small earthquakes recorded in northern Oklahoma

The quake centered about 5 miles north-northwest of Pawnee at a depth of about 3 miles. Another 2.6 magnitude natural disaster was reported Thursday 10 miles west of Belle Plaine. If you felt the natural disaster, the USGS wants to know. The quake followed two other quakes, also early Wednesday near the town of Perry in Noble County.

Venezuela opposition slams Goldman Sachs for $2.8 billion bond purchase

Venezuela's opposition has been urging Wall Street banks not to throw a financial lifeline to Maduro, who's faced nearly two months of public protests while cutting imports of food and medicine to conserve cash and continue bond payments. "You know when a company like Goldman Sachs provides money, it's not going to be for that, it's going to be to buy bullets, to buy tear gas and to keep killing people", says Beke, wiping away tears.

Philippine police looking at 'person of interest' in connection with casino attack

He says, "From the time he barged in and until the end, he was alone". Philippine authorities have categorically stated that the result is not terror related, and most of the victims died from suffocation. "He was also carrying a liter of petrol in his backpack which he used to set tables on fire", Dela Rosa said. Duterte said last week he may need to declare martial law across the rest of the country if the terrorism threat spread.

Top Merkel aide rejects Trump's call to renegotiate global climate deal

Global leaders had pressed Trump not to abandon the accord. The participation in the worldwide agreement was discussed during the G7 summit held in Italy on May 26-27, during which the United States failed to reach the consensus with other counties.

US U-20s Advanced to Quarterfinals of U-20 World Cup

Two substitutes would put an exclamation point on the US win as Trusty blasted home a Sebastian Saucedo - the USA's third sub to etch his name on the scoresheet - corner kick in the 84th minute and Kunga capped the scoring in second-half stoppage time.

UN Chief dismayed over Donald Trump pulling out of Paris Accord

By contrast, the United States committed to reduce emissions only up to 28 percent by 2025 under the Paris agreement . In his memo to employees, Cook said he spoke to Trump on Tuesday to try to persuade him to keep the U.S.in the Paris deal.

Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in Marawi friendly fire

THE suspension of air strikes in the ongoing clearing operations in Marawi City is the exclusive decision of the ground commanders. We lost men, 10 killed and eight wounded, ' Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana told reporters. The International Committee of the Red Cross on Wednesday called for a humanitarian ceasefire. The military added 21 armored vehicles and a third battalion of troops to the operation on Thursday.

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She's still in hospital, but she's moving her legs, which is fantastic. Eight-year-old Saffie was the youngest person to be killed in the suicide bombing at Manchester Arena, that killed 22 people and injured 119 last week. Mr Swanny, 38, said Saffie's dad Andrew has been "so strong", and that he did not want to grieve until he knew his wife was going to recover, adding: "he's been a machine all week".

Clinton: Trump unleashed 'dangerous' level of hate

Clinton responded by tweeting "People in Covfefe houses shouldn't throw covfefe". "Crooked Hillary now blames everybody but herself, refuses to say she was a bad candidate", Trump tweeted out. Clinton also pointed to ex-FBI director James Comey, who was recently fired by President Donald Trump , for re-opening an investigation into her use of a private email account and server, just over a week before the election.

Putin says US election allegations are 'fiction'

Russian officials, including Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, has repeatedly said that claims of Russia's alleged attempts to interfere in foreign countries' elections, including those in the US, France and Germany, are groundless. -Russia relations. "Your question looks very amusing for me". As President Trump and his administration fail to make any significant headway against the brutal crimes happening to gay and bisexual men in Chechnya, France's newly elected president directly ...

Spicer Referring Questions about Russia Investigation to Trump's Lawyer

The Republican president came home to face more questions on Russian Federation after media reports about communications during and after the campaign between his son-in-law and close adviser, Jared Kushner , and Russia's ambassador to Washington .

Philippine military air strike 'accidently' kills 10 soldiers

The casualties came as kidnapped priest Chito Suganob appeared in a video in which he repeated the militants' demand for troops to withdraw from the city. The reported casualties are the latest in the week-long clash between security forces and the Maute terror group that marched into the capital of Lanao del Sur province in Mindanao last week.

Philippines: Military airstrike kills 11 soldiers, 7 injured in 'friendly fire'

President Rodrigo Duterte , who declared martial law on Mindanao island, has approved the creation of a "peace corridor" to hasten the rescue of civilians and delivery of humanitarian aid for displaced people, said presidential spokesman Ernesto Abella.

Three US states rebel against Trump's Paris climate agreement withdrawal

Apple CEO Tim Cook expressed disappointment and said in an email to employees that he had spoken with Trump on Tuesday to try to persuade him to stay in the Paris accord. NY governor Andrew Cuomo, California governor Edmund Brown Jr., and Washington state governor Jay Inslee said they're forming a coalition of states committed to fighting climate change .

Ten government soldiers killed in Philippines military air strike: minister

Renato Reyes Jr, Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) secretary general scored the legislators who voted for the said resolutions for failing to do their part in the system of checks and balances to ensure that the president will not abuse his powers and the rights of the people are protected.

PM May's lead falls to 3 pct points

The YouGov constituency projection, based on 50,000 interviews over the course of a week, showed Mrs May would win 310 seats, down from the 331 seats won by her predecessor David Cameron in 2015. If May failed to win an overall majority, she would be forced to strike a deal with another party to continue governing either as a coalition or a minority government.

Iranian Foreign Minister criticizes Trump

Drive them out of your communities. If the problem is left unattended, not only lives will be lost but the future of many people as well, he warned. We see only that they were children of God whose deaths are an insult to all that is holy. On Monday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Trump's recent anti-Iran remarks and rising Iranophebia are aimed at "milking" Saudi Arabia.

Macron, tweaking Trump, says 'Make our planet great again'

On Twitter, Cook further criticized Trump's move, tweeting: "Decision to withdraw from the #ParisAgreeement was wrong for our planet". "I applaud President Trump and his administration for dealing yet another significant blow to the Obama administration's assault on domestic energy production and jobs".

Walmart testing store employee delivery of U.S. online orders

Martingale Asset Mngmt Lp holds 0.62% in Wal-Mart Stores Inc (NYSE:WMT) or 636,540 shares. Eastern Savings Bank owns 8,262 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. The stock rose 2.12% or $0.63 reaching $30.28. The Federated Investors Inc holds 584,894 shares with $40.43 million value, up from 400,554 last quarter.

Paris climate deal: Trump pulls US out of 2015 accord

Speaking at a ceremony in the White House Rose Garden on Thursday, Trump said he was withdrawing the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement , a move that would have profound effects on the planet and deepen a rift with American allies.

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