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World Top GOP senators tell Trump to ditch Paris climate deal
Author: 0 Top GOP senators tell Trump to ditch Paris climate deal

Republican senators are reportedly planning to send President Trump a legally dubious letter asking him to withdraw the USA from the Paris Agreement, a historic accord to combat climate change. "I urge the president to remain at the table and to exercise United States leadership on this very important global issue", said Sen. Critics argue that the USA should exit the treaty, as the administration would otherwise be committed to highly ambitious and potentially unachievable emissions ...

World Trump's son-in-law Kushner a focus in Russia probe
Author: 0 Trump's son-in-law Kushner a focus in Russia probe

Kushner, a key White House adviser, had meetings late past year with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak , and Russian banker Sergey Gorkov . Kushner, the president's son-in-law, worked with and helped oversee the campaign's data operation contractors based in San Antonio, Texas. He's also the closest to Trump and has been described as his confidant.

Author: 0 In Trump's private moments, it's small talk and compliments

Under a 2016 agreement, Washington already bankrolls Israel's military spending to the tune of $3.8 billion dollars annually over 10 years, making the Jewish state the top recipient of U.S. "This didn't start previous year, it didn't start last week, it didn't start in 1967 either", he told the National Post. Goldberg, of course, disagrees.

World Egypt blocks Qatar's al-Jazeera amid Gulf media war
Author: 0 Egypt blocks Qatar's al-Jazeera amid Gulf media war

The story that ran earlier quoted a speech given by Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Qatar's ruler, that criticized US foreign policy, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt . The Interior Ministry was unavailable for comment on the matter. Qatar, home to the forward headquarters of the U.S. military's Central Command and some 10,000 American troops, long has faced criticism from its Arab neighbors over its support of Islamists.

World Donald Trump meets with Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem
Author: 0 Donald Trump meets with Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem

At the same time, Abbas and the Palestinians have been pleasantly surprised by their dealings with Trump. "We kind of make, bring a smile to the children, '" Mrs. That's despite Trump's campaign rhetoric, which signaled he would embolden right-wing forces in Israel. Trump has said he wants to broker a deal that has proven elusive for the past two decades.

World Trump asked 2 United States intel chiefs to deny Russian Federation collusion
Author: 0 Trump asked 2 United States intel chiefs to deny Russian Federation collusion

Rogers, an ex-FBI agent and former chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, has drawn the backing of the FBI Agents Association. While he said he was unsure if "collusion existed", he noted that the interactions were substantial enough to warrant an investigation, adding: "It raised questions in my mind about whether Russian Federation was able to gain the cooperation of those individuals".

World Attorney general says 'I salute Major Gogoi', will defend him in court
Author: 0 Attorney general says 'I salute Major Gogoi', will defend him in court

He also sought action against three TV news channels - India Today, Times Now and Republic TV - demanding that they restrain from referring to him as a stone-pelter. In the complaint, Dar further asked that the since the investigation into the "gruesome act" was still underway, why was it necessary for the army to award Major Gogoi, who had resorted to the illegal act.

World Trump says 'ultimate deal' possible for peace in Middle East
Author: 0 Trump says 'ultimate deal' possible for peace in Middle East

Melania's refusal to hold President Trump's hand for a second day in a row didn't go unnoticed. In the past, Trump has publicly urged Netanyahu to limit settlement building, and has baffled observers by raising the idea of a one-state solution to the conflict that neither side supports.

Author: 0 'What are you feeding him?': Pope takes jibe at Trump

Trump in turn gave him presents including books by Martin Luther King. Did you give a messy colleague a desk organiser as a secret Santa gift? How does it make you feel? "I think you'll enjoy them". The pope previously visited Israel in 2014, coinciding with the 20th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the Jewish state and the Holy See.

World Iran's Rouhani Criticizes Trump, Recent Saudi Summit
Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani Criticizes Trump, Recent Saudi Summit

Unlike Saudi Arabia , which occasionally holds elections for municipal councils, Iran regularly holds elections for president, parliament and other posts . Rouhani will have to boost economic growth and reduce unemployment in the country. Rouhani can protest limited freedoms, something Lake noted that "he mainly does during elections", but "ultimately it's not his call".

Author: 0 US President promises not to forget Papal message

The pope, by turns dour and smiling, welcomed a more effusive president to the seat of a Christian denomination that claims more than 70 million followers in the United States. I don't think there was ever anything like that. It was revealed today that Melania Trump is a practicing Catholic. At one point, the Pope jokingly asked Melania, "what she fed her husband", the Guardian reported.

World Senate leaders await analysis of GOP health bill
Author: 0 Senate leaders await analysis of GOP health bill

The House's proposed compromise - which the Senate plans to reject - would apply only to elementary and secondary schools; after it passed last weekend, Patrick and others criticized it as a change that does very little. Taylor also said the new metrics will on students continuously enrolled in a school to ensure the data truly reflects the school's performance, so improvements and achievement goals can be realistically set and monitored.

Author: 0 Melania Trump hails 'empowerment of women' at Saudi company visit

Earlier Monday, on Trump's first visit to Israel as president, he said he sees a growing recognition among Muslim nations that they share a "common cause" with Israel in their determination to counter threats posed by Iran. "Our missiles are for defence and peace", Rouhani said, adding that the USA expectations from Iran to halt its defensive missile program is "an illusion".

World Brazil's top court releases testimony linking president to bribes
Author: 0 Brazil's top court releases testimony linking president to bribes

There were protests by several thousand people in Rio de Janeiro and the capital Brasilia which ended in clashes with riot police. That came a day after the influential newspaper O Globo reported that the president had been recorded approving the payment of hush money to a former lawmaker in jail for corruption.

World Girl, 2, dies after suffering cardiac arrest at Qld home
Author: 0 Girl, 2, dies after suffering cardiac arrest at Qld home

Police were called to a home in Northgate by paramedics late yesterday afternoon. Paramedics performed CPR on the toddler, before she was taken to Lady Cilento Hospital where she later died. 'Everything was very quiet. "There is never any sound comes from there, nothing that gave any indication something was wrong". A spokesman said police are working to establish the circumstances surrounding her death and the injuries she sustained.

World Indian national arrested in Islamabad for staying without permission
Author: 0 Indian national arrested in Islamabad for staying without permission

The incident comes in the wake of heightened tensions between both the countries over the death sentence awarded to Kulbhushan Jadhav by a Pakistan military court on the charges of espionage. Markanday Katju, a former Supreme Court of India judge. He may have even been presented in court, because Pakistani news outlets say he has been sent to judicial remand for 14 says.

World Manchester Arena blast: what we know so far
Author: 0 Manchester Arena blast: what we know so far

Chelsea soccer club said it had canceled a victory parade that had been scheduled to take place in London on Sunday to celebrate its Premier League title. Britons faced stepped-up security, authorities pushed forward with raids they said were uncovering key evidence and a trans-Atlantic rift opened Thursday in the aftermath of a deadly concert bombing.

Author: 0 Convoy hit by coalition likely Iran-directed

Graeme, Chairman of the joint chiefs of staff of the armed forces of the United States Joseph Dunford said that such attacks will not be repeated if there is no threat to the us military. Representatives of Syria's government and opposition High Negotiations Committee are in Switzerland for the sixth round of UN-backed peace negotiations, but there has been little sign of progress.

World BJP workers, policemen injured during Kolkata protest march
Author: 0 BJP workers, policemen injured during Kolkata protest march

For the second time in a week, Kolkata witnessed violence on its thoroughfares, as BJP workers clashed with the police. The cops had to use water cannons and tear gas to control the situation. Some passengers alleged that police resorted to lathicharge inside the station and beat them up, thinking they were BJP workers. Members of the BJP's youth wing were to draw from his detailed knowledge of central Kolkata's topography and lead small groups of protesters through serpentine bylanes.

World Troops deploy as Britain goes on top terror alert
Author: 0 Troops deploy as Britain goes on top terror alert

She said he had been known to security forces "up to a point". "We have made an arrest in Wigan this afternoon in connection with the investigation into the horrific incident at Manchester Arena", police said in a statement . "When arrested, the man was carrying a package which we are now assessing". A Libyan neighbor says the elder Abedi returned again to Libya in 2011 after Gadhafi's government fell.