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May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote a week away

More alarming for the Conservatives was that, asked who would make the best prime minister, 37 per cent of Londoners picked Corbyn, compared to 34 per cent for May. An average lead of nine points suggests the Tories are still on course for a big win - is that right? "She won't turn up to these debates because her campaign of soundbites is falling apart". [Full Article...]

Strong, swift United Nations reaction to Trump on climate

G-7 leaders were unable to reach unanimous agreement on climate change after Mr. Trump said he needed more time to decide whether to back a key climate accord. On Tuesday, Modi said in Berlin that it would be a "crime" to spoil the environment for future generations as the world awaits a decision on US climate policy. [Full Article...]

President Trump calls for unity against terrorism

In an interview Monday with CNBC , Ross said he found it "fascinating" that there was not a "single hint" of protests during Trump's visit to the kingdom. Trump, in visiting Saudi Arabia , has reset relations with the Muslim and Arab worlds. Trump was accompanied in the bilateral sessions by Tillerson as well as Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, national security ... [Full Article...]

Zbigniew Brzezinski, Carter's National Security Adviser, Dies at 89

His death was announced in a tweet on Friday by his daughter, Mika Brzezinski , a co-host of the MSNBC program " Morning Joe ". In another Instagram post, Mika Brzezinski posted a photo of her parents, writing, "My father and mother both escaped Europe before the start of World War II". [Full Article...]

CBSE Class 10 Results Not Today, Board Still Silent

CBSE Class 10 Results Not Today, Board Still Silent This year, a total of 10, 98,420 candidates appeared for the Class 12 exam at 3,503 centres, while 16, 67,573 students sat for the class 10 board exams. CBSE is going to declare CBSE Results today by afternoon. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is a Board of Education for public and private schools, under the Union Government of India. [Full Article...]

Comey Planning To Testify Publicly As Early As Next Week

It marked the first time the White House officially acknowledged that outside counsel had been retained. Calls and emails to Kasowitz's NY firm were not immediately returned Wednesday. U.S. President Donald Trump was scheduled to interview two candidates on Tuesday to replace James Comey as head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, former agency No. [Full Article...]

British police on hunt for concert bomber's missing suitcase

British police on hunt for concert bomber's missing suitcase But London's Metropolitan Police said Tuesday that military support for the counter-terrorism operations is gradually being reduced now that the official threat level has been lowered from "critical" to "severe". A 23-year-old man was arrested in the southern coastal town of Shoreham-by-Sea, more than 400km from Manchester yesterday over the attack claimed by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria ... [Full Article...]

Trump to speak at Arlington cemetery on Memorial Day

Trump to speak at Arlington cemetery on Memorial Day In the second, Trump says: "I look forward to paying my respects to our courageous men and women on this Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery later this morning". On Memorial Day we honor the final resting places of the more than one million men and women who sacrificed their lives for our Nation, by decorating their graves with the stars and stripes, as generations have done since 1868. [Full Article...]

Wary Of North Korea, U.S. Destroys Mock Warhead Over The Pacific

Wary Of North Korea, U.S. Destroys Mock Warhead Over The Pacific Syring stressed that "this system is vitally important to the defence of our homeland, and this test demonstrates that we have a capable, credible deterrent against a very real threat". The South also attempted communication through the U.N. Armistice Commission and then broadcast the intention to repatriate the six through loudspeakers at the border, Unification Ministry spokesman Lee Duk-haeng t... [Full Article...]

Australia sticking by Paris climate deal

Mr Turnbull's office said the new arrangements "will further strengthen ties between our two countries". "We are committed to the Paris agreement", Mr Turnbull told reporters on Friday in Singapore, where he is attending security talks. And he urged the U.S. to keep working to cut emissions, despite walking away from the Paris deal. More than 190 countries signed onto the deal, with 146 procee... [Full Article...]

Trump raises eyebrows by urging world leaders to call his cell

Trump raises eyebrows by urging world leaders to call his cell A French official also told the AP that Trump and new French President Emmanual Macron exchanged numbers. Typical diplomatic protocol involves phone calls on highly secure phone lines. There is already intense scrutiny on the unusual ways the Trump administration is attempting to work outside the normal diplomatic channels. Trump, who had been an easily accessible person, could be reached on... [Full Article...]

BC NDP and Green Party intend to form minority government

BC NDP and Green Party intend to form minority government Green Party leader Dr. Andrew Weaver has been in negotiations with the Liberals and the NDP, and says he favours a partnership that will provide long-term stability rather than one that would trigger a no-confidence vote, and the possibility of another election within months. [Full Article...]

Putin: Russian state has never been involved in hacking

He made the remarks during a media sitdown at an economic forum in St. Petersburg , when a journalist asked the Russian leader to comment on fears in Germany that Russian hackers might seek to influence the upcoming presidential election there with information leaks similar to those seen in the 2016 US election. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom police arrest eleventh suspect of Manchester terror attack

Absolute horror", Phil Dick said. Britain's home secretary criticised United States officials for leaking sensitive information about the ongoing inquiry into the bombing. Specifically, under the Five Eyes Intelligence agreement, the information is shared with the U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand. "This damage is even greater when it involves unauthorized disclosure of potential evidenc... [Full Article...]

Leaving climate deal likely wouldn't add US jobs

There were also calls for the United Kingdom, which confirmed its commitment to climate action with the other G7 leading nations apart from the U.S. in recent days, not to do trade deals with America if it pulled out. The Trump administration may choose to exit the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). News reports Wednesday that Trump was expected to withdraw from th... [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner Didn't Suggest Russian Communications Channel in Meeting, Source Says

Critics say it's a matter of context and timing. The U.S. House intelligence committee on Wednesday approved subpoenas for President Donald Trump's former national security adviser and his personal lawyer in connection with its probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, the panel announced . [Full Article...]

ICJ stays Jadhav's hanging: India's diplomatic victory makes Pakistan see red

ICJ stays Jadhav's hanging: India's diplomatic victory makes Pakistan see red Pakistan is yet to confirm whether Jadhav, whose execution has been stayed by the ( ICJ ) pending its final verdict, has approached the appellate court in the country yet. The ruling came three days after India and Pakistan gave their submissions in the case. Yadav was awarded death sentence by Field General Court Martial (FGCM) on charges of espionage. [Full Article...]

President Trump will announce his decision on the Paris Accord Thursday

President Trump will announce his decision on the Paris Accord Thursday The EU-China summit follows a tense worldwide tour by US President Donald Trump in which he spurned pleas by his European counterparts to adhere to the deal. In the past few days, the chief executives of dozens of companies have made last-minute appeals to Trump. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has weighed in, arguing on Tuesday that the United States should not leave the Paris Agreem... [Full Article...]

Merkel, minister stress US ties after critical Trump tweet

Merkel, minister stress US ties after critical Trump tweet German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday downplayed suggestions that her bid to further develop relations with India and China was a signal that Berlin and the European Union were moving away from their traditional allies in London and Washington . [Full Article...]

Australia's competitiveness at 20-year low

The United States dropped one spot to 4th place, while the Netherlands climbed three spots to 5th place this year. Hong Kong has been crowned the world's most competitive economy for the second year running , ahead of Switzerland and Singapore. [Full Article...]


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