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Environment G7 working to overcome US No

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On Monday, Trudeau was pressed on his alleged comments by NDP leader Tom Mulcair. The Prime Minister's office said later in an e-mail that it has asked the magazine for a correction. The United States' partners in the G-7 club of wealthy democracies vowed Sunday to pursue efforts to curb climate change despite a rift caused by the American withdrawal from the Paris accord. Read More »

Trump Cancels Parts Of Obama's Deal With Cuba

That means when you enter a shop in Cuba to purchase a bottle of water, soda or beer, you probably are patronizing a military establishment. Russian Federation said it was reaffirming its "unshakeable solidarity with Cuba ". Trump also directed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to convene a task force on expanding Internet access on the island and reiterated the United States' opposition to efforts in the United Nations to lift the Cuban embargo until more is done to honor human ... Read More »

Forest fires kill 39 in Portugal

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The BBC quotes Gomes as saying around 30 of the victims died when their cars were caught up in the flames on the road between Castanheira de Pera and Figueiro dos Vinhos, with another 17 dead next to their vehicles. Nearly 700 firefighters and more than 200 fire engines have been deployed to tackle the flames, according to the civil defence service. Mariano Rajoy has tweeted that he is "overwhelmed by the tragedy at Pedrogao Grande". Read More »

Would-be gunman Hodgkinson launched into Trump tirade before shooting

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Hodgkinson was fatally wounded by police. The list included Republicans Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona, Rep. Jeff Duncan of South Carolina , Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama, and one or two other names, officials told the network. In his first public comments since the shooting, Dr. Jack Sava of MedStar Washington Hospital Center said it's a "good possibility" that Scalise will be able to return to work in his full capacity. Read More »

Angry Residents Shout "Coward" At Theresa May As She Leaves Kensington Church

May failed to win an outright majority in the June snap election and is now battling to strike a deal with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to support her government. Officials claimed last night that cladding used on Grenfell Tower were banned from tower blocks in Britain. " People are terrified that the same thing could happen to them", said Khan. Read More »

Three Palestinians killed after seriously wounding Israeli officer in attacks in Jerusalem

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Two of the three attackers were members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine , while the third belonged to Hamas , Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri told Agence-France Presse. According to police , two Palestinian perpetrators opened fire at a group of police officers who returned fire, and a third stabbed Malka, who fought her attacker for several seconds while trying to draw her weapon. Read More »

Polls open for French parliamentary election

His centrist Republic on the Move! party is expected to win more than 400 seats. The move comes two weeks after President Emmanuel Macron criticised his USA counterpart Donald Trump for pulling out of the UN's Paris climate agreement - calling on United States climate scientists and entrepreneurs to "come and work in France on concrete solutions for climate". Read More »

Indian court convicts six over 1993 Mumbai blasts

They were facing multiple charges which included criminal conspiracy, waging war against the Government of India and murder. "After the court verdict, when DNA spoke to CBI counsel Deepak Salvi to seek his response to the judgment, he said "it was a brilliant one" and that the prosecution would now concentrate on the arguments of seeking maximum punishment to the accused". Read More »

Trump Told To Reign In Online Outbursts

Gingrich's posts came as Trump himself blasted out tweets on the Post's story. "They are all counting on 'gee, this really isn't very nice.' No, it's not". For Newt's third, more visibly desperate, act, the one-time leader of the Republican party's new strategy appears to be saying outlandish, often incoherent things diametrically opposed to what he's said previously in an effort to support Donald Trump . Read More »

European Union exerts pressure on United Kingdom; demands clarity before Brexit talks

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So all scenarios remain, including the prospect of no deal. "If there is the expected positive outcome, it will be at least the start of next week before anything is signed off", a DUP source told Reuters. "We will go in to speak with Sinn Fein again on Monday morning to try and get that set up as quickly as possible, because devolution works and works for everybody in Northern Ireland". Read More »

Iraq captures border crossing with Syria from IS

According to Al-Manar, this is the third crossing on the border between Iraq and Syria , liberated from the Islamic State (a terrorist group, outlawed in Russia ). Islamic State also controls territory along the border with Syria and urban pockets west and south of Mosul. Back in May, a US-led coalition, which has been purportedly fighting Daesh in Syria since 2014, struck a convoy of Damascus-allied forces that was moving towards al-Tanf. Read More »

'Canada Creep' suspect faces child porn charges

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Jeffrey Williamson, 42, was re-arrested Friday, one day after being released on $2,000 bail after being charged with voyeurism and distributing voyeuristic material in relation to three separate incidents. Staff Sgt. Cory Dayley, head of the Calgary Police cybercrime investigations unit, said penalties would depend on the charges laid once a suspect is identified. Read More »

Kite looks back on windy final round at Pebble

Another player to watch out for on Sunday is Patrick Reed , whose Saturday 65 was the low round of the day until Thomas' 63. Staying that deep into the red might not prove as easy. No one had a chance. To wrap it all up, here's our latest edition of birdies & bogeys - but mostly, birdies, because there were a LOT of them in the third round. Read More »

Cuba rejects new US policy, calls it 'archaic'

However, the government also made it clear that it is willing to continue "respectful dialogue" and cooperation with Washington on issues of mutual interest. The Cuban government also called the Trump's executive order a "backward step", saying the administration was resorting to "coercive methods from the past" in taking steps to strengthen the embargo. Read More »

Sunday's forecast: Father's Day sunshine with low humidity

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A bit warmer and humid; more clouds than sun with a couple showers and a heavier t-storm (patchy fog early). Some of those storms could be strong to severe with gusty winds and heavy rainfall, and small hail cannot be completely ruled out. Highs on Tuesday will drop back to the middle 80s behind the front and will stay there through Wednesday . THE REST OF THE WEEK: We dry out for Tuesday with highs in the low 80s. Read More »

Doctors call Scalise's condition improved

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Hodgkinson, from IL, who had lashed out against USA president Donald Trump and other Republicans over social media, was killed by Mr Scalise's security detail and other police officers. One of the Capitol Police officers injured in Wednesday's shooting has thrown out the first pitch at the congressional baseball game - to thunderous applause. Read More »

Bill Cosby's sexual assault case ends in mistrial

A few of Cosby's accusers sat behind her and some sobbed as the judge declared the case a mistrial. Cosby has denied all of the charges, and has only been criminally charged in the Constand case. The defense has said Cosby and Constand were lovers sharing a consensual moment of intimacy. No one from Cosby's real or TV families was in court Saturday when the case ended in a mistrial . Read More »

Senate Likely To Keep Obamacare Taxes

McConnell is trying to keep the pressure off the many Republican senators who have offered pledges of varying degrees of specificity to protect Medicaid and other aspects of the ACA that benefit their constituents. At least one senator complained that the digital slides are flashed across the screens so quickly that they can hardly be committed to memory. Leibenluft, now at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, says individual reporters on the health care beat are doing good work, but ... Read More »

Don't believe anonymously sourced reports, deputy attorney general says

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The Democratic National Committee called on Rosenstein to recuse himself from the Russian Federation matter, but it said authority over the investigation should be given to Mueller and not another Trump appointee. Then, on Friday morning, Trump appeared to take a shot at Rosenstein in series of tweets. White House aides have been instructed to not talk about Russian Federation investigation, but that doesn't apply to the President. Read More »