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Law to check 'anti-State' activities by elected representatives: Roshan Baig

He condemned the "anti-Karnataka" stand of Maharashtra Ekikaran Samiti-backed corporators in Belagavi . Patil urged Siddaramaiah that till the final judgement of the Supreme Court , "it is totally improper and incorrect on behalf of a responsible cabinet minister of Karnataka to pass a public statement of this nature".

Trump's climate claims on China, India false

In recent years, in fact, it has worked to reduce greenhouse gas emissions . Both secretary of state Rex Tillerson and national security adviser Lt Gen HR McMaster have discussed that, and "in general terms, back channels are an appropriate part of diplomacy", he said.

Two killed in plane crash near Muskoka Airport

One of the men was in his 40s, while the other was in his 50s, said the OPP. The victims' identities have not been released. All lanes are now open. There were no flames or smoke coming from the aircraft. Witnesses say it appeared as though the plane fell out of the sky. The crash site is nearly equally close to the Muskoka Airport and its runway, on the other side of the Gravenhurst Parkway.

UN agency says Iran in compliance of landmark nuclear deal

A confidential report by the International Atomic Energy Agency seen by The Associated Press said Friday that a May 27 inspection showed "the plant. shut down" for maintenance. Tehran has twice surpassed the 130-ton limit, leading the IAEA to express concerns and drawing strong criticism from the United States and others. Iran has continued to inform the Agency about the inventory of heavy water in Iran.

Trump announces United States withdrawal from Paris climate deal

The European Union said it was increasing efforts with China, the world´s biggest polluter, to galvanise global efforts to implement the deal while India vowed to stick to the pact regardless of the United States . Expressions of shock and regret poured in from around the world, including from Pacific islands at risk of being swallowed by rising seas, who accused Washington of "abandoning" them.

Germany's Merkel, Ministers Stress US Ties After 'War of Words'

On Merkel's apparent criticism of President Trump, Haley said: "I think there's obviously some differences of opinion between the two of them, but at the same time I know that we believe in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and how strongly we believe about those allies and we're going to continue to do that".

Dodgers Beat Brew Crew In 12, 2-1

A Cody Bellinger solo home run broke a 1-1 tie, giving the Dodgers the lead in the 12th. Matt Garza takes the ball for the Brewers, with his first pitch scheduled for 3:10 p.m. The Dodgers pulled out a win and a couple impressive mound milestones, too. In a game that featured 42 strikeouts, one especially stood out. Lost in the late-inning power surge was the duel between starting pitchers Kershaw and Jimmy Nelson.

Blasts at Afghan funeral kills at least 12

News reports cited Afghan officials who provided varying death tolls, ranging from two to eight people killed. Taliban insurgents now control or contest about 40 percent of the country. The Taliban swiftly released a statement saying it had nothing to do with the attack and claimed internal government rivalries were to be blamed. Lawmakers and high-profile government officials attended the funeral, including those from the senator's Jamiat-e Islami party, Rasmussen said.

United Kingdom police says Manchester attacker bought bomb parts himself

It is believed that Abedi's body is now being held by a coroner, ahead of an inquest hearing and a final decision on when his remains will be released. The man, from Nuneaton, was initially arrested on Wednesday, Greater Manchester Police said. Raids and other police activity is still continuing and a bomb disposal unit was seen at Banff Road in Rusholme, south Manchester, on Tuesday night.

Kabul: Triple blasts hit funeral ceremony, 6 killed

The resurgent Taliban said it was not involved in the assault. The Taliban swiftly released a statement saying it had nothing to do with the attack and claimed internal government rivalries were to be blamed. Friday's killings will likely further inflame passions as protesters prepared to attend their funeral ceremonies on Saturday. Scores of anti-government demonstrators were killed in a 2016 suicide attack in Kabul .

One point each for Australia, NZ as match abandoned

With a bit of rain along with heavy cloud forecast forecast for Friday, the conditions are suitable for swing and New Zealand fast bowlers Trent Boult and Tim Southee could prove to be a handful for the Australian batsmen. New Zealand appeared on track for victory, despite rain causing delays during the team's innings. They were 254/3 at one point, but the wicket of Williamson brought about a batting collapse which saw them lose seven wickets for just 37 runs.

At least 80 killed, hundreds wounded after bomb explodes in Kabul, Afghanistan

According to the said report, some of the biggest attacks by the network include the assassination attempt on former President Hamid Karzai in April 2008, the CIA's Camp Chapman attack, that killed 7 USA agents in December 2009, a truck explosion in Wardak province killing 5 Afghans and injuring 77 U.S.

UN Slaps New Sanctions On North Korea

The U.S. military this week successfully tested a defense system created to shoot down an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) in midair. Speaking at an worldwide security conference in Singapore, Mattis said the Trump administration is encouraged by China's renewed commitment to working with the USA and others to rid North Korea of its nuclear weapons.

It was probably one of our worst bowling displays: Steve Smith

Their innings had been shortened to 46 overs after play was held up for around an hour and a half due to rain. Rain came to Australia's rescue as the match got washed out when they were struggling at 53 for three in nine overs, chasing a revised target of 235 in 33 overs.

Palestinian Woman Attacks Soldier With Knife

Both were taken by ambulance to an Israeli hospital. In its initial statement, it referred to the assailant as a woman , not a teenage girl. According to the man, he last saw Nouf when she left home for school to collect her eighth-grade report card, AP reported .

Joe Scarborough Fingers Steve Bannon as White House's Chief Leaker

It was reported earlier this week that Kushner was asked to lay low in the wake of the bombshell report that came out last week, which suggested Kushner asked the Russians to use their secure communications facilities to facilitate discussions between Trump's team and that of Russian President Vladimir Putin .

Trump's 'big mistake' on climate doesn't outweigh ties with Europe

The European Council's leader called Trump's decision a "big mistake". Check out Oregonian.com/Opinion for more commentary on the president's decision on the Paris agreement. "The Paris Climate Accord is simply the latest example of Washington entering into an agreement that disadvantages the United States, to the exclusive benefit of other countries, leaving American workers, who I love, and taxpayers to absorb the cost in terms of lost jobs, lowered wages, shuttered factories and vastly ...

Explosions kill at least 6 attending Kabul funeral

At least 80 people were killed and hundreds wounded in Kabul in an attack which, Afghanistan's intelligence agency claimed, had been carried out by the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani network with assistance from Pakistan. Alam Ezadyar is deputy speaker for the upper house of the Afghanistan Parliament. Scores of protesters passed the night under two big tents on a road near the presidential palace and the blast site.

Hung parliament alliance between Labour and the SNP is branded 'nonsense'

As polling day nears, the Conservative lead over Labour across the United Kingdom seems to be shrinking, leading to speculation that the SNP could become involved in a "progressive alliance" at Westminster. The Scottish Liberal Democrats are to publish their election manifesto with a vow to create an "open, tolerant and united" Scotland and UK. THE Scottish LibDems launched their General Election manifesto looking to add to their sole MP north of the border.

Scientists develop new targeted ovarian cancer treatment with no side effects

The drug had significantly shrunk tumors in seven of the patients who carried the specific molecule that the drug was created to target. Her ovaries, womb and appendix had to be removed. Even more exciting is the drug's success among women with a genetic predisposition to the particular strain of ovarian cancer that ONX-0801 was specifically engineered to attack.

Japan, France welcome U.S. leadership in the Asia-Pacific

He called North Korea an "urgent military threat". "While the North Korean regime has a long record of murder of diplomats, of kidnapping, killing of sailors, and criminal activity, its nuclear weapons program is maturing as a threat to all", Mattis said, adding, "As a matter of national security, the United States regards the threat from North Korea as a clear and present danger".

United Nations chief urges action on climate change

Trump, who was critical of the deal during his campaign for the presidency, is expected to make an announcement this week on whether the United States will remain a party to the climate accord that his predecessor, Barack Obama, strongly supported and signed.

Bloomberg pledges $15M to United Nations to cover U.S. climate share

Merkel hailed private initiatives around the world on climate protection, including in the United States, saying they would help ensure " more prosperity and opportunities for the world". The Paris Agreement is an worldwide agreement meant to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and combat global climate change. Raimondo said Friday that Trump's action will not deter Rhode Island from taking the steps needed to address climate change.

NY Times: Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege for Comey testimony

But blocking former FBI Director James Comey from testifying to Congress could spark a political backlash. Legal experts are skeptical the President could successfully invoke executive privilege to muzzle Comey because Trump has already written a letter about their conversations, talked about them publicly and even tweeted about them.

Does Trump believe climate change is real?

As the New York Times reported Thursday, the US has promised to supply up to $3 billion in aid for developing nations by 2020 to help them meet their emissions-cutting goals. The earliest possible date for America's official withdrawal from the Paris agreement is November 4, 2020 - the day after the next U.S. presidential election - although Trump's current term in office is not due to end until January 20, 2021.

UN chief to meet rival Cyprus leaders in New York

FILE - In this Tuesday, April 11, 2017 file photo, a woman is seen through a military battle position from a wall at the U.N buffer zone that divided the south, Greek Cypriots, and the north, Turkish Cypriot breakaway controlled areas in Nicosia, Cyprus.

Trump climate deal: U.S. can fulfil pledges, says Michael Bloomberg

Tapping into the "America First" message he used on the election trail, Trump announced the withdrawal on Thursday, saying that participating would undermine the US economy, wipe out U.S.jobs, weaken American national sovereignty and put the country at a permanent disadvantage to others.

Nations, states unite behind Paris accord

Almost 4,000 miles away, Parisian Raphael Angeli said Trump's decision puts him at odds with many of his fellow citizens and much of the world. "We, as Christians, are called to care for those who have the least", said Reverend Mitch Hescox of the Evangelical Environmental Network.

City Protesters Call for Truth, These Other Demands on Trump and Russian Federation

Trump protestors and supporters have clashed and disrupted each other's events numerous times since essentially the start of the 2016 presidential election cycle. They said special counsel Robert Muller's investigation into the issue is not enough; they want an independent commission to determine the facts. That rally was dubbed "Pittsburgh, Not Paris" - a reference to the President's statement on Thursday, in announcing his plan to withdraw from the global climate treaty, that "I was ...

Los Angeles mayor rallies Democrats in Wisconsin

The Democratic president of the Professional Fire Fighters Association of Wisconsin won't run for governor. Mitchell introduced Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti at the convention. "We have to make them care again, and we do that by prioritizing them", he said. "I am running a non-partisan race, but I will not run from progressive organizations and progressive politicians".

Donald Trump attacks Germany over 'very bad' trade deficit

The signing ceremony for the MoUs took place at the Chancellery, the office of the German Chancellor, between senior Indian and German ministers and envoys before Modi and Merkel addressed the media. president. But she also finessed her message slightly on Monday, stressing that she was a "convinced trans-Atlanticist". Derek Chollet, a former assistant secretary of defense for worldwide security affairs in the Obama administration, said a danger is that Europe won't want to follow Trump ...

Pittsburgh mayor issues Paris Agreement executive order

The Paris agreement was signed by 194 countries and ratified by 174 countries, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying told media here, reacting to Trump's decision of to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate deal.

Putin avoids criticizing Trump over Paris climate agreement decision

He insisted that Trump won thanks to his skills, not Russian interference. However, he said Russia had been encouraged by Trump's campaign promises to improve Russia-US ties and emphasised that Moscow still hopes to forge a constructive dialogue.

BJP has become biggest NPA

A booklet on three years of BJP-led NDA government released by the UP Congress here has labelled Kashmir as "Indian occupied", a media report said on Saturday. "The best answer is that demonetisation can not be identified as the sole reason for slow GDP growth... and there are global factors.... The third answer we heard was that 'global factors".

At least six dead after string of explosions hit funeral in Kabul

On Friday, demonstrators rushed toward police who fired warning shots and when they attempted to move closer to the palace, police sprayed them with hoses from a water tanker and later fired tear gas. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack. Fifteen people were also injured during the clashes, some of them critically. Abdullah also called for an investigation into whether police used live fire against protestors on Friday.

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