• United Nations chief urges action on climate change as Trump debates
United Nations chief urges action on climate change as Trump debates

Cohn, the Trump economic adviser, also said last week that the president's views were "evolving". WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump said Thursday he was withdrawing the USA from the Paris climate agreement, striking a major blow to worldwide efforts to combat climate change and distancing the country from many allies overseas.

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  • Trump asked intelligence chiefs to 'deny Russian Federation collusion', reports
Trump asked intelligence chiefs to 'deny Russian Federation collusion', reports

President Trump's director of National Intelligence (DNI), Dan Coats would not comment on reports confirmed by CBS News that Mr. Trump had asked Coats and NSA Director Adm. "I don't feel it's appropriate for me to characterize discussions and conversations with the President", Coats told McCain. "The President will continue to focus on hi...

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  • Chelsea's Tammy Abraham on verge of joining Newcastle
Chelsea's Tammy Abraham on verge of joining Newcastle

Manchester City have also been in touch with the 34-year-old, who has 12 months left on his current deal but is set to quit Serie A after two seasons. Antonio Conte can not guarantee him regular first team chances next season, and will ship him out to a fellow Premier League club to develop his career.

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  • World leaders reaffirm commitment to fighting climate change
World leaders reaffirm commitment to fighting climate change

Carbon dioxide stays in the air for 100 years, and about one-fifth of what has accumulated in the atmosphere came from the USA, more than any other country. But Trump campaigned on a promise to nix the deal, saying it would mean stricter environmental policies that would hobble the economy and cost jobs.

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  • The UK election is suddenly wide open and markets are totally discombobulated
The UK election is suddenly wide open and markets are totally discombobulated

A strong Conservative majority is also only a necessary, not sufficient condition for a smooth Brexit . A new set of polls shows the Labour Party has cut the Conservatives' lead from around 18 points down to single digits. If the Conservatives finish around three points ahead of Labour - say, 40% to Labour's 37% - that could be enough, if re...

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  • Gunshots and explosions at Philippine mall
Gunshots and explosions at Philippine mall

Several people have been injured after gunfire at a luxury resort in the Philippines . "We ask for your prayers during these hard times", the hotel tweeted. Gunfire and explosions were reported at the hotel sometime after midnight. President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law over the island of Mindanao last week after the crisis began.

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  • White House seeks to wall off Russia questions
White House seeks to wall off Russia questions

The tweet , sent at 12:06 a.m., was favorited almost 10,000 times in one minute and drew ridicule of online Trump critics. Spicer's statement was in response to a question about reports that former FBI Director James Comey , who was terminated by Trump , meant to testify before Congress that the president urged him to drop an investiga...

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  • White House Communications Director Resigns
White House Communications Director Resigns

The Post obtained an email from Dubke to friends and associates, in which the outgoing communication director says "It has been my great honor to serve President Trump and this administration". CBS News' Major Garrett previously reported that a change in the White House communications team was coming due to Mr. Trump's frustrations with the direc...

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  • Nearly Half of Donald Trump's Twitter Followers Are Fake Accounts and Bots
Nearly Half of Donald Trump's Twitter Followers Are Fake Accounts and Bots

Trump also has an official Twitter account, @POTUS , which stands for president of the United States. Watch Maxine Waters go off on constituent: Impeach me? In fact, Trump now has 14.8 million fake followers, according to Twitteraudit.com.

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  • Poll shows more Americans are beginning to support impeaching Trump
Poll shows more Americans are beginning to support impeaching Trump

Cities in California and MA, known liberal territories, have passed resolutions calling for Trump's removal. "The only way a president can be held accountable for abusing the public trust is via the impeachment process", Bonifaz said .

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  • Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike ends after marathon negotiations
Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike ends after marathon negotiations

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas had urged U.S. counterpart Donald Trump to raise the issue with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his visit to the region earlier this week. "How long do you think they can survive if this is further reduced to two hours of electricity per day?" he added. This would have rapidly exacerbated their co...

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  • Israelis Elated, Palestinians Disappointed by Trump Visit
Israelis Elated, Palestinians Disappointed by Trump Visit

Ronen Zeidel, an expert on the Middle East Affairs from the University of Haifa. "The president was very forceful in his encouragement to both of them to be serious about approaching these discussions in the future and recognize they have to compromise; everyone has to compromise", Tillerson said.

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  • Donald Trump attacks 'fake news' following Jared Kushner reports
Donald Trump attacks 'fake news' following Jared Kushner reports

Ambassador Sergey Kislyak reported to his superiors in Moscow that Kushner, son-in-law and confidant to then-President-elect Trump, made the proposal during a meeting on December 1 or 2 at Trump Tower, according to intercepts of Russian communications that were reviewed by US officials.

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  • Merkel says Europe must take fate into own hands
Merkel says Europe must take fate into own hands

While Germany and Europe would strive to maintain relations with the USA and Britain , Ms Merkel said , "we need to know we must fight for our own future as Europeans for our destiny". Schulz said Trump resembled an "authoritarian leader" who wants to "humiliate others". "They are a firm pillar of our foreign and security policy, and Germany ...

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  • PM to embark on 4-nation tour tomorrow
PM to embark on 4-nation tour tomorrow

Modi's remarks assume significance as they come in the wake of a spate of terror attacks that have struck European countries like Germany, France, the United Kingdom and Sweden recently. I will be visiting St. Petersburg, Russia from 31st May to 2nd June for the 18th India-Russia Annual Summit. "There was some discussion on climate change issues an...

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  • Japan, US will enhance North Korea sanctions: White House
Japan, US will enhance North Korea sanctions: White House

It's a world problem. It's a big problem, it's a world problem and it will be solved. "You can bet on that", Trump said in reference to Pyongyang, Efe news reported. During the meeting between the two presidents, Trump also said he would prevent North Korea from developing the capability to hit US soil with an intercontinental ballistic missile.

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  • Manchester Police Make Another Arrest in Bomb Attack Probe
Manchester Police Make Another Arrest in Bomb Attack Probe

Investigators believe 22-year-old Manchester-born suicide bomber Salman Abedi, from a family of Libyan origin, acted as part of a terrorist network and their focus had been on intercepting his wider network. Greater Manchester Police says officers are moving people from the area in the Moss Side neighborhood as a precaution. "In the past five day...

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  • Sean Spicer Missing in Action During Vatican Visit
Sean Spicer Missing in Action During Vatican Visit

Francis gave Trump a medal featuring an olive branch . In return, Pope Francis gave Trump three of his writings, which he typically gives to heads of state, including " Amoris Laetitia ", " Evangelii Gaudium ", and " Laudato Si' " - his 2015 encyclical calling for climate change action.

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  • Friend Says Manchester Bomber Was Upset About Stabbing Of Muslim
Friend Says Manchester Bomber Was Upset About Stabbing Of Muslim

After Abedi's mother and three of his siblings were brought in for questioning, a Libyan official told of a final phone call he placed to his mother and brother just before the attack. - A man, who police said was carrying a suspect package, is arrested in Wigan , a town near Manchester . 'The arrest is connected to Monday's attack on the Manc...

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  • Ariana Grande Cancels Upcoming Shows After Manchester Attack
Ariana Grande Cancels Upcoming Shows After Manchester Attack

A spokesman said the brother was aware of Abedi's attack plan and both belonged to the Islamic State group, which claimed responsibility for the attack . Police also raided and searched a property elsewhere in Manchester where Abedi's brother Ismail is thought to have lived. At least 22 people, including children, have died, and nearly 60 ...

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