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Author: 0 Sen. McCain: Putin bigger threat than Islamic State

McCain urged Australia - which was unhappy with Trump's decision to pull the US out of the agreement - to continue to pursue a free trade deal with other nations. McCain's comments come amid multiple investigations into potential connections between the White House and Russian Federation. America's economic engagement in the Asia Pacific was always bigger than just the TPP but he recognised the withdrawal had been damaging.

Author: 0 Putin echoes Trump, Nunes lines on US Russia investigation

The newly elected French leader said he wanted to work more closely with Russian Federation to try resolve the six-year war in Syria, one of the sticking points in relations between the West and Moscow, which backs Bashar al-Assad's regime.

Global Media Transgender student at Wisconsin high school wins appeal
Author: 0 Transgender student at Wisconsin high school wins appeal

Ash several times contemplated suicide, the decision says. Before the injunction, Ash had been using the boys' restrooms for the first seven months of his junior year without incident until school administrators intervened, threatened him with disciplinary action, and subjected him to constant surveillance.

Author: 0 Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting IS

He said people are lacking access to clean water and medicine, and many have limited access to food. More than 150 kilometers (93 miles) away from the PMF's border advance, Iraqi military and police forces are slowly closing in on the last pockets of IS control in Mosul's Old City.

Global Media Philippine military bomb Islamist militants in urban battle
Author: 0 Philippine military bomb Islamist militants in urban battle

In addition to the civilian deaths, Padilla said 61 militants, 11 soldiers and four police were among the dead. The violence has forced thousands of people to flee and raised fears of growing extremism. "We suspect that but we're still validating", he said. Much of Marawi remains a no-go zone, but disturbing details have emerged. Duterte and military chiefs have said most of the militants belong to the local Maute group, which has declared allegiance to IS and which the government ...

Author: 0 Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV

After Theresa May refused point-blank to go head-to-head with Jeremy Corbyn in a debate, the two look set to endure a slightly awkward encounter in the joint Channel 4 and Sky News show. Security was also high on the agenda on Monday, in the wake of the Manchester suicide bombing a week ago which saw 22 people killed and led to brief suspension in political campaigning.

Global Media India imposes security lockdown in Kashmir to stop protests
Author: 0 India imposes security lockdown in Kashmir to stop protests

Clashes spread to other districts, leaving dozens injured. Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir, Munir Khan said the situation across the Valley remained under control. The Indian Express report said that while there were sporadic protests in Kashmir, it was less that what it was a few days ago. There was no independent confirmation of the latest incidents.

Author: 0 South African ruling party debates fate of president

Zuma still faces a no-confidence motion called by opposition parties in parliament once the Constitutional Court rules on whether the vote should be held by secret ballot. Zuma is facing the worst negative sentiment against a governing party president since 1994. He said on Friday he was "not opposed to establishing a commission of inquiry", without specifying a timeframe.

Global Media Australia plans to ban convicted paedophiles from travelling overseas
Author: 0 Australia plans to ban convicted paedophiles from travelling overseas

The move follows several recent high-profile cases of child exploitation overseas, including by Australian Robert Ellis who was convicted a year ago of sexually abusing 11 Indonesian girls on the resort island of Bali. "The new law will forbid convicted pedophiles from leaving Australia or obtaining an Australian passport". Serious offenders will be barred from traveling overseas for life, Bishop said , while those convicted of less severe offenses may eventually be able to renew ...

Global Media Ariana Grande to hold benefit concert for Manchester terror attack victims
Author: 0 Ariana Grande to hold benefit concert for Manchester terror attack victims

The star immediately flew home to the USA following the atrocity but has revealed plans to return to the city to meet those affected and raise funds for the victims and their families. On Friday evening officers were still carrying out searches at 12 locations, with activity expected to continue throughout the weekend. He said the numbers can not be directly linked to the attack.

Author: 0 Trump praises troops as White House grapples with Kushner report

Kushner is reportedly frustrated because he has not been able to accomplish all that he has wanted under Trump's presidency, an unidentified source told Politico . CNN's Jim Acosta, who has notably sparred with Trump over the concept of "fake news", pressed Spicer for an example. "#FakeNews is the enemy!" "Was the President not confirming that - that there was an effort, and the facts that I just said?" she asked, after describing Fox News' reporting.

Author: 0 Texas set to embrace new abortion restrictions

The letter, as first reported by The Dallas Morning News , was also signed by Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Microsoft President Brad Smith, and Jeff Wilke, CEO of Worldwide Consumer at Amazon, among others. The Texas House on Monday also cleared a "bathroom bill" reminiscent of one that caused a national uproar previous year in North Carolina, although less far-reaching.

Global Media Trump May Roll Back Obama Opening with Cuba
Author: 0 Trump May Roll Back Obama Opening with Cuba

Trump threatened in a tweet shortly after his election in November to "terminate" Obama's approach unless Cuba made significant concessions, something its Communist leadership is unlikely to do. "We're hopeful that the administration's Cuba policy review will take into consideration the opinions of a USA industry that supports 7.6 million U.S.jobs, the vast majority of the American public, and the Cuban people over a few politicians in Washington", Williams said.

Author: 0 Trump repeats criticism of Germany, Merkel stands by stance

European leaders were especially dismayed by Trump's refusal to reaffirm USA support for last year's Paris climate change accord and his failure to publicly endorse NATO's mutual defense pledge. Late last week, he blasted Germany over its auto exports to the United States. India and Germany on Tuesday started the fourth round of the biannual Inter-Governmental Consultations (IGC) here headed by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel .

Author: 0 French president flexes diplomatic muscles in Putin meeting

Macron and Putin sought to improve their countries' strained ties during talks the French leader described as "extremely frank". The Russian leader went on to say that his talks with Macron helped the pair to find common points in dealing with major global problems, and the that two sides would try to further bring together their views on these issues.

Global Media Babri: Advani, Joshi charged with criminal conspiracy
Author: 0 Babri: Advani, Joshi charged with criminal conspiracy

CBI court grants bail to all accused on a personal bond of Rs 20,000 each. A last-minute bid by the three leaders and nine other accused to get discharged from the case was foiled when the court rejected their plea in this regard. On the opposition's charge that Prime Minister Modi was trying to shunt out the "Old Guard" of the BJP using this case, Naidu replied that they (Opposition) have to score political points and create confusion in the minds of the people.

Author: 0 Day war begets 50 years of conflict for Israel

The fate of the site, sacred to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary, is at the heart of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. With Gaza as part of the equation, Jews and Arabs have a roughly equal share of the Holy Land population. U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to leave a note at the Western Wall in Jerusalem May 22, 2017.

Global Media Israelis rally for Palestinian state, end of occupation
Author: 0 Israelis rally for Palestinian state, end of occupation

Beyond the niceties, Trump won some real concessions during the trip. After spending 28 hours in Israel during his first foreign visit , Trump, who during that period also met with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank, has called for renewed talks to reach a settlement between the two foes.

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