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World leaders vow to defend climate pact after Trump pullout

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After the USA withdrawal from the Paris deal sparked pledges of money and solidarity, Figueres said via Twitter Friday, "Thank you Trump". Hal Brands , a professor of global affairs at JHU's School of Advanced International Studies, is among 18 co-authors on a Foreign Policy article stating that "the decision will have serious, irreversible repercussions for the United States and the world". Read More »

UK Labour leader goes from no-hoper to crowd-puller

The Labour leader will offer to give people "pride and purpose" in a speech in York later, as he pledges to pump £250bn into industry. Mining Capital's Alastair Ford thinks the general election will pass off fairly unnoticed by global markets and there is not much of an investement play or opportunity around it. Read More »

May's lead over Labour shrinks to 5 points - Ipsos MORI poll

While Britons vote on Thursday, European Central Bank policymakers meeting in Tallinn, Estonia, will likely take another baby step towards removing the extraordinary monetary stimulus the bank has provided. "Where the Tories look to divide, Labour seeks to bring people together", Corbyn said in May. And, whisper it, the supreme leader Theresa May, who has made her party's campaign exclusively about her leadership skills - with the word " Conservative " conspicuously absent - has been ... Read More »

EPA head Scott Pruitt defends Paris exit

Travis Kalanick, CEO of Uber, also was a member of the forum, and he initially argued that it was important to have a seat at the table. In the aftermath, the White House has refused to confirm or deny whether Trump believes in human-caused climate change . Read More »

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

But we will start to negotiate, and we will see if we can make a deal that's fair. And whenever NY was hit with a cold spell or snowstorm, Trump would often tweet a joke about global warming. German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The leaders of Italy, Germany and France said in the statement the agreement was a "vital instrument for our planet, societies and economies". Read More »

Putin Avoids Criticizing Trump Climate Decision

But there was a bit of good news this week from an unexpected place: the Exxon-Mobil annual meeting in Dallas. Bloomberg's charitable organization, Bloomberg Philanthropies, announced Thursday that it would finance the U.S.' share of the administrative costs of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, the mechanism required to keep the almost 200-member nation deal upright. Read More »

May's Conservatives send new mixed message on tax as United Kingdom election nears

She called the election in April when she was far ahead in the polls, with the aim of massively increasing her majority of 17 seats. Commenting on Labour's 17 point lead over the Tories in London , which has more than trebled in a month, Professor Philip Cowley, director of Queen Mary University's Mile End Institute, said: "This wasn't part of the Conservative script for the election". Read More »

Islamic State claims responsibility in London terrorist attacks, analyst group says

The Canadian government is advising citizens to be vigilant in the wake of the attack. The singer returned to Britain on Friday to comfort young victims who remain hospitalized. The president notes the attackers used a van to slam into pedestrians and then assaulted people with knives. An Australian was among those hospitalised, while a Spaniard escaped with light injuries. Read More »

Tomorrow Sadiq Khan will host vigil for terror victims

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Oliver Dowling's girlfriend, Marie Bondeville, underwent surgery at a different hospital, according to the injured man's sister, though she was unable to provide any status updates. Instead they "started kicking them, punching them and took out knives". Militants have carried out scores of deadly attacks in Europe , the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the United States over the past two years. Read More »

Spicer refers all Russia-related questions to Trump's lawyer

The press should be allowed to ask questions and receive answers on an issue that affects every American, and brings into question the sanctity of the electoral system and process. But numerous people close to the president and his team are expecting further changes this time . One question he simply didn't answer on the grounds that he didn't agree with its premise. Read More »

CT 2017: Win over Pakistan emphatic start for title defence, says Yuvraj

The Indian batsmen however managed to get those crucial 1's and 2's to keep the scoreboard ticking and hit the bad balls really well. When on 37, Azhar Ali was dropped by Bhuvneshwar Kumar running in from long-on. Pakistan played like a No.8 side. He had started off neatly, but then got stuck - partly as a outcome of a rain delay that stopped play in the 34th over - something not often seen with Kohli, even during Royal Challengers Bangalore's rough campaign in IPL 2017. Read More »

British police detain more people over London Bridge attack

April 7, 2017 - At least four people are killed when a truck drives into pedestrians on a busy street in the center of Stockholm, Sweden, before crashing into a department store. "Borough Market, where the stabbings happened, is also in front of my house". I've said hello in passing more than 50, 60 occasions. I'm disappointed in Trump (I don't know what I expected), but he's not even the only politician using this tragedy to justify a political agenda. Read More »

ISIS claims responsibility for London Bridge attack

May characterized the latest attack as the work of Islamic extremists, but no group has yet claimed responsibility. British Prime Minister Theresa May condemned the attacks, saying that the "evil" Islamist ideology was the reason behind such violence. Read More »

Gov't more convinced ISIS backing Maute

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He said there are about 1,200 ISIS operatives in the Philippines, including foreigners of whom 40 are from Indonesia, AFP reported . "They wanted him to be a fighter", she told Reuters after joining the morning exodus. Authorities lifted the civilian death toll from 20 to 38 on Sunday - but said all those deaths were caused by the separatist fighters. Military officials said they had not received any report of the incident. Read More »

London Mayor: Some injured in attack are in critical condition

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Mrs May said the three attacks were "bound together by the single evil ideology of Islamist extremism" as she suggested the United Kingdom is "experiencing a new trend in the threat we face as terrorism breeds terrorism". Medics treated the injured near the market as shocked people cried and shouted around them. Even in the worst of Saturday's horror in London , heroes were on the scene, including the Transport cop who went after the terrorists with just his police baton and the immigrant ... Read More »

UK election: Conservatives confused on taxes, Labour closing in

Yet, as voting day looms, those fears are looking less and less likely. "Under the Conservatives , the richest have got richer, while most people's incomes have fallen or stagnated". "We are also mindful of the potential for political demonstrations connected to the General Election campaign". Campaigning in West Yorkshire, the Prime Minister reiterated her assurance that the Conservatives remained a "low-tax" party. Read More »

ISIS claims responsibility for London attack that killed 7

Police said counter-terrorism officers raided several addresses in Barking, an east London suburb, and arrested 12 people there Sunday morning in connection with the attack. BBC reporter Holly Jones, who was on the bridge at the time of the attack, said the van was "probably travelling at about 80kmh". However, they were "kicking them, punching them, and took out knives". Read More »

Killed, attackers shot dead

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The three attackers, who were wearing hoax suicide bomb vests, were shot dead by armed police within eight minutes of being alerted to the incident. London's Metropolitan Police said armed officers fatally shot the attackers within eight minutes. Read More »

UK to observe one minute's silence for victims of London attack

How did the attack unfold? Speaking to the BBC , Mr Khan made clear that he was advising Londoners and visitors not to be concerned by the presence of additional armed police officers on the streets of the capital in the days to come, and not playing down anxieties about the attack itself. Read More »

Clinton slams apparent US-Russia collusion against her

Neither can seem to let it go. Carlson said that she donned "the trendy tin foil hat" he said Democrats have popularized since Trump's election. Evidently, only divine intervention could have stopped her flawless campaign from resulting in anything short of the White House. Read More »

Iran says Trump's climate pact withdrawal will isolate US

The Justice Department will take the first legal steps in the "next several weeks" and the United States will immediately halt contributions to the UN Green Climate Fund , Pruitt said. Jerry Brown (D), and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) on Thursday announced the formation of a coalition of states supporting the Paris agreement , called the United States Climate Alliance. Read More »

London terror: How the attack on London Bridge and Borough Market unfolded

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Police received reports of a van speeding into pedestrians on London Bridge at 10:08pm. Borough Market , with its alleyways beneath and near London Bridge , is filled by day with specialty food stalls, and by night - particularly on a spring evening like Saturday - with patrons who flock to bars, clubs and restaurants. Read More »

UK poll: Labour neck-and-neck with Tories

A poll showed on Saturday that the Conservatives were ahead of Labour by six percentage points, down from 10 points a week ago and much smaller than a lead of 19 points at the start of the election campaign. Mrs May's refusal to debate one-on-one with Mr Corbyn may not cost her many actual votes on June 8th. May became prime minister without winning an election in July previous year following the resignation of David Cameron after Britons went against his advice and voted to leave ... Read More »

Terror Attack In London Kills 7, Injures Dozens

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But later on Sunday he condemned the attacks in more conventional terms, sidestepping the spat with Khan and saying he had spoken with Prime Minister Theresa to extend America's "unwavering support". The prime minister said Britain's counter-terrorism strategy will be reviewed, and she warned that the Internet should no longer remain a "safe space" for extremists. Read More »

Thompson makes up for shooting slump with defense

It's not unusual for public bettors to shy away from laying a big price on a favorite and to gravitate instead to an underdog paying back 5-to-1, especially an underdog featuring LeBron James . Rather than reach back to last year's championship comeback for a confidence boost, James' focus is on figuring out what Cleveland must do to change its fortunes against a Warriors team that is fresher and far more unsafe this year, thanks to the addition of Kevin Durant. Read More »

Five Storylines To Watch in Game 2 Of the NBA Finals

Kerr , 51, led the Warriors to the 2015 title before last year's defeat and said his side would have to play "smarter" in game three, which takes place in Cleveland on Wednesday (02:00 BST on Thursday). "Just make them feel us". Kerr announced before Game 2 on Sunday that he is returning to the sideline the first time since the first round of the playoffs against Portland. Read More »

UK police fire 50 shots to stop London attack

Twelve people were arrested on Sunday as officers raided flats in Barking. "That's because they used knives and a truck!" he wrote. We recently witnessed this after the attacks in Manchester and in the Westminster area of London . "We have to get serious about cutting off the funding to these terror networks, including Isis here and in the Middle East", Mr Corbyn said. "Our understanding is growing and as we now understand it the van entered London Bridge at 21:58 travelling from the ... Read More »

Trump's cellphone use worries security experts

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The President has joked repeatedly with Mr Priebus, whose mother is of Greek descent, that he would send him to Athens as ambassador to Greece. Kushner Companies had apologized for Nicole Kushner Meyer's reference to her brother, Jared Kushner , when pitching One Journal Square in China in May. Read More »

California, Other States Vow to Lead as Trump Exits Climate Pact

Not long after, Musk tweeted that he was departing the council, adding that " climate change is real". "We are deeply disappointed by the recent shift in climate policy". In a televised address, Macron said Trump "committed an error for the interests of his country, his people and a mistake for the future of our planet". Read More »

India thrash Pakistan in Champions Trophy

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This was Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur's first direct involvement in cricket's fiercest rivalry, with Sunday's match taking place in Birmingham - a city with one of the largest Asian populations in Britain. Umesh Yadav bowled perfectly and picked up three wickets for India . Jadeja's left arm was not just in use for the catch and the run-out but also for spin bowling, picking up two wickets. Read More »

Win for May depends on election turnout

Both the leaders were practically grilled by the moderator. Now, the brazen confidence is less visible, thanks to Labour's popular manifesto and its leader Jeremy Corbyn - who was supposed to be unfit for politics in the age of television - growing in stature and popularity by the hour. Read More »

Fearless police officer 'armed only with baton' tackled London Bridge terrorists

Earlier, the High Commission of Canada in the United Kingdom confirmed that a Canadian was "directly impacted" by the attack. Of these, 21 remain in a critical condition. The three terrorists, who wore fake explosive vests, were not identified. According to the assistant commissioner of the Met Police, Mark Rowley, the man was shot as police tried to subdue the attackers. Read More »