For the first time in decades, the United Kingdom has a chance to be led by a truly left-wing government. While the Conservatives are still ahead in the polls and on track to form a majority government, May's lead has been cut significantly during the campaign, with one polling company this week projecting a hung parliament , with Labour in second place.
But Trump seemed to change his tune when meeting with Macron, with Trump reportedly saying "you were my guy" when the two met for their handshake matchup. Macron, barely containing a triumphant smile, finally let go. "Yes!" Araud replied, imitating Trump's tight handshake grip. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch offered an example when, as the President introduced him to the world as his nominee to the high court, Trump vigorously yanked on his arm.
Theresa May is under fierce attack from opponents for her response to Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement on climate change. It may be years, however, before the country can formally exit the deal, but Trump said he'll immediately halt implementation. "Trump's decision to ignore the vast majority of the American public and the scientific community will harm our country, costing us lives, jobs and our role as a world leader".
Vladimir Putin still claims that the idea of Russian interference in the USA election is fake, totally fake, just like Donald says. Putin categorically denied that the Russian state would ever be involved in hacking, but the comments were nonetheless a shift from his previous flat rejections of allegations the attacks were linked to Russia .
Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk and Walt Disney CEO Robert Iger said they would leave White House advisory councils after Trump's move. "The Prime Minister expressed her disappointment with the decision and stressed that the United Kingdom remained committed to the Paris Agreement, as she set out recently at the G7".
The CPS had considered information from 14 police forces across the country about whether the party had broken spending limits, which are governed by tight, complex rules, but decided there was insufficient evidence to charge any individual.
Shortly after the election, Kushner is reported to have discussed setting up a secret communications channel with the Russian government to facilitate sensitive discussions about the conflict in Syria. That's in spite of some media reports that took Dubke's resignation as a bellwether for staffing shakeups to come. The goal was to connect Michael Flynn , Trump's then-chief national security adviser, with Russian military leaders.
Giving a fuller answer this time , Spicer said: "No, I think the President and a small group of people know exactly what he meant". In fact, majorities of all Americans thought Trump's main spokespeople - such as counselor Kellyanne Conway and Press Secretary Sean Spicer - did more harm than good.
President Trump's top aide and son-in-law, Jared Kushner , was alleged, in an article in The Washington Post, to be trying to establish a "back channel" of secret communications with the Russian government. His last day on the job has not yet been determined. At the same time , talks with two former advisers, Mr Corey Lewandowski and Mr David Bossie, about joining the White House staff grew more complicated.
Israel captured east Jerusalem - claimed by Palestinians for the capital of a future independent state - from Jordan in 1967 and annexed it, in a move not internationally recognized. Successive US administrations have insisted that Jerusalem's status must be decided in negotiations. The move would surely outrage Arab allies of the US, such as Saudi Arabia , which gave him a royal welcome and signed a massive arms purchase prior to Trump's visit to Israel.
Other Conservatives were moved to publicly support the agreement. Miguel Arias Cañete, EU Commissioner of Climate Action and Energy, accused the United States of turning its back on efforts to save the planet. Trump has chose to take his country out of the Paris climate control agreement which has led to Tesla owner Elon Musk leaving his position on the president's advisory council.
Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., wants constituents to send questions they would like him to ask on their behalf. Comey's hearing is scheduled for 10 a.m. ET on June 8, followed by a closed-session hearing in the afternoon. The Senate panel also plans to hear at some point from Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and one of his closest White House aides. The White House has declined to say whether Trump himself had any role in the reported back-channel effort, which press secretary Sean Spicer said ...
Ho declined to say how he would increase security but said his casinos already make use of surveillance and counter intelligence measures, metal detectors and security guards. The attack at the Resorts World Manila sent people panicking in the streets during the night. The ministry said the South Korean victim suffered an apparent heart attack while resting after the evacuation early Friday.
Today, he did it. But the future of American involvement in the 2015 accord now hangs in the balance, as US President Donald Trump weighs up whether to withdraw the United States from the global pact. Criticism of his decision rolled in from blue-chip companies like Facebook Inc, Apple Inc, Ford Motor Co and Microsoft Corp, while the response from fossil fuel groups with the most to gain from a relaxation of USA carbon emissions standards was muted.
The two leaders held talks here at the sideline of St. Petersburg International Economic Forum ( SPIEF 2017). Intelligence agencies in the USA and other Western nations have attributed numerous attacks against political targets, including the attempted interference in the recent French election, to "threat groups" tied to Russian intelligence-specifically the GRU, Russia's largest intelligence organization.
Now - a mere five hours and 126,000 retweets after posting it - Mr Trump has apparently confirmed that the post was a mistake by removing it from the site. Team Twitter already had gone into overdrive trying to fill in the blanks, floating both silly and serious scenarios. Silicon Valley executive Andrew Crow went as far to change his last name on Twitter to " Covfefe ".
Paris Agreement provides for enhanced support to assist developing countries deal with climate change and adapt to global warming, charting a "new course in the global climate effort", says UNFCC. Macron, who made a televised address in French and English, said Trump had "committed an error for the interests of his country, his people and a mistake for the future of our planet".
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian premier Narendra Modi looked to bolster declining trade Thursday, as the defiant Russian strongman sought to burnish a fragile recovery at the Kremlin s economic showcase despite tensions with the West.
The peace process has been deadlocked since April 2014 when indirect negotiations led by then USA secretary of state John Kerry collapsed. "If he does not keep his promise", said Staver, "it will be a sign of weakness to the enemies of Israel and will embolden them against Israel".
But dela Rosa said, "We can not attribute this to terrorism without concrete evidence". We are just alert. He stressed that there is no evidence to support a claim of terrorism. "Our daughter called us past midnight saying she was in the VIP section of the casino and there was smoke and they were suffocating", Gil Yongco, 42, told AFP .
The US President announced on Thursday evening his intention to withdraw from the nation from landmark agreement to put the world on track to avoid risky climate change by limiting global warming to well below 2°C above pre-industrial levels.
But on the other hand, Trump was angry that Dubke and others struggled to craft communications plans to defend the president and push back at allegations stemming from the ongoing investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.
Onlookers at Steveston Fisherman's Wharf screamed and a man thought to be a relative of the girl jumped in and lifted her back up onto the dock. Danielle Hyson, a trainer at the Vancouver Aquarium, told CBC that the girl's family should call the aquarium if she had suffered any injuries.
Trump himself kept everyone in suspense, saying he was still listening to "a lot of people both ways". Speaking to an audience of students, civil society and business leaders at New York University , Guterres delivered his subtle pitch to the USA administration, which has said a decision about whether to stay in the 2015 agreement will come soon.
Amidst all the criticism, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley defended the President's decision on Thursday, stating he "acted in America's best interest, moving away from a flawed agreement that placed too heavy a burden on American jobs , and opening the door to a new agreement that reaches the right balance".
The Akamai State of the Internet Report is released each quarter. Increases in connection speeds and broadband penetration have helped enable the Internet to support levels of traffic that even just a few years ago would have been unimaginable.
Even a direct appeal from the Vatican wasn't enough to persuade the president. The European Commission, the EU executive, described the USA pullout from the pact to fight the dangers of global warming and signed by more than 190 countries, as a sad day for the global community, but said it would seek new alliances.
The channel provides local and national weather forecasts among other things, and their website appeared entirely appropriate after the United States president's announcement. Trump, who famously called climate change a " hoax " cooked up by the Chinese, campaigned on a pledge to support coal instead of renewable energy. "Withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement is bad for the environment, bad for the economy, and it puts our children's future at risk".
Special counsel Robert Mueller has cleared Comey to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee , NBC reported , citing a former law enforcement official who would not say whether Comey would be authorized to discuss his interactions with the president.
Putin, who was standing by Macron as he said this, did not demur. He also stressed that he had told President Putin about the red line as to the use of chemical weapons. At 120 meters long by 13 meters wide (394 feet long by 43 feet wide), the Gallery of Great Battles is Versailles' largest room. He said he would make "not a single concession" to Russian Federation on the long-running conflict in Ukraine , with he and his G7 counterparts saying they were prepared to strengthen ...
Jean-Claude Juncker, head of the European Union's executive Commission, lashed Trump's decision as "seriously wrong". Norway's largest pension fund with 53 billion euro ($59.5 billion) in assets under its management said it would continue to invest in renewable energy despite the American president's decision, saying in a statement that " Donald Trump is jumping off a train that has already left the station".
The U.S. bank hadn't negotiated the bond purchase directly with the Venezuelan government, rather, it acquired the debt via an unnamed broker, according to three of the sources. "It is apparent Goldman Sachs decided to make a quick buck off the suffering of the Venezuelan people", he wrote. Meanwhile, other Venezuelan opposition leaders wounded in anti-government march, while Mexico's top diplomat said Venezuela is no longer a democracy.
The Tories faced an onslaught of criticism at the weekend after revealing controversial plans to shake-up social care in their election manifesto . The manifesto detailed proposals to charge people with assets worth over £100,000 for care within their own homes, the cost of which is now largely state-funded.
Advocate photographer Matthew Hinton captured the moment the statue was popped off its pedestal. The statue of Lee, who commanded Confederate armies against the Union in the Civil War, was the most prominent of the four statues, his bronze figure standing almost 20 feet (6 meters) tall in uniform, arms crossed defiantly, gazing northward.
Security forces in Manila have been on high alert during a nine-day siege of the southern Philippine city of Marawi by extremists linked to IS. Officials insisted that the incident was a robbery attempt , and was not terror-related despite an apparent claim by the so-called Islamic State group.