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Author: 0 Existing climate efforts expected to keep US goals on track

Jerry Brown (D) is going to great lengths to oppose President Trump's plans to pull the USA out of the Paris climate accord. "Establishing a Carbon Farming Task Force is a major step forward on the path to a stable climate and secure food future, and we hope to see other states moving ahead regardless of Washington ".

Global Media Van strikes pedestrians on London Bridge
Author: 0 Van strikes pedestrians on London Bridge

There is also a worry over whether the police and security services missed opportunities. Saturday night's attack injured dozens, including four police officers. Some 20,000 other suspects, however, are on the periphery, according to the sources. IS previously said it carried out both the Westminster attack and suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester on May 22, which left 22 people dead.

Global Media Third London Bridge attacker an Italian national
Author: 0 Third London Bridge attacker an Italian national

Valeria Khadija Collina, is an Italian and converted to Islam. Italian intelligence services reportedly notified MI6, the British foreign intel service, and MI5, the nation's domestic counterterrorism agency, in what an Italian official described as routine communication.

Author: 0 Iran Parliament, shrine attacked by bombers; gunmen, 12 killed

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for two attacks in Iran Wednesday that killed at least 12 people and injured dozens of others. Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Saudi Arabia was behind the twin attacks. Iran, however, said the summit meeting in Riyadh was a ploy by Trump to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia, while Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif even suggested that Trump was "milking" Saudi Arabia.

Author: 0 Trump offers to host feuding Gulf nations at White House

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister has said that Qatar is a "brother state" and that punitive steps against it were a well-intentioned effort to stop its support for "extremism". The Chairman National Human Rights Committee of Qatar, Ali bin Smaikh Al-Marri, said that the 14-day term given to Qataris by those nations after breaking diplomatic ties with Doha on Monday contravenes global norms and principles affecting Qataris.

Global Media Philippines allows workers to return to Qatar
Author: 0 Philippines allows workers to return to Qatar

President Rodrigo Duterte's spokesman Ernesto Abella said the actions by the Gulf states may have "some ripple effects" on Filipino workers. "Definitely our OFWs will be the first victims", he said. Most OFWs in Qatar work as technicians, skilled and semi-skilled workers in services. "The government renews its call for our Kababayans in the region to exercise prudence given the events of the past days and reiterates its readiness to provide all necessary assistance as it remains committed ...

Author: 0 USA coalition begins 'long and difficult' battle for Islamic State's Raqqa stronghold

In southern Syria, the US-led coalition hit Syrian government forces and their allies near the Tanaf base located near the point where the borders of Syria, Jordan, and Iraq meet. Last week, a spokesman for the U.S-led coalition battling the so-called Islamic State said that the USA had increased its combat power in southern Syria in light of recent advances by Iranian proxies in the region.

Global Media Philippine lawmakers ask top court to nullify martial law
Author: 0 Philippine lawmakers ask top court to nullify martial law

Petitioners said failure to hold a joint session "deprives lawmakers of a deliberative and interrogatory process to review martial law " and also deprives the public of transparent proceedings necessary for a clear understanding of the factual bases of the declaration.

Global Media China cautions India, others against any informal alliance
Author: 0 China cautions India, others against any informal alliance

Mr Tillerson added that Australia and the USA "speak with one voice in calling for North Korea to abandon its illegal nuclear weapons programme". "We can not and will not accept unilateral coercive changes to the status quo", Mattis said. Three delegations of high-profile USA leaders - the vice president, Mike Pence, senior GOP senator John McCain, and now secretaries of state and defence Rex Tillerson and James Mattis - have visited the Asia Pacific region in the past six weeks, with ...

Global Media Legal experts to Trump on travel ban: Twitter hurting cause
Author: 0 Legal experts to Trump on travel ban: Twitter hurting cause

Trump continued: "The Justice Dept. should ask for an expedited hearing of the watered down Travel Ban before the Supreme Court - & seek much tougher version!" The Justice Department says the courts should look only at the text of the order, not at the president's comments during the 2016 election campaign about imposing a ban on Muslims.

Author: 0 London Attack Victim No. 8 Found in River Thames

British police said the formal identification of the body had not yet taken place but that the family of the missing Frenchman, 45-year-old Xavier Thomas, had been informed of the discovery. Vincent Le Berre, a bartender at the bistro, said he was just a few feet away from his friend when he was stabbed - just two days after the staff was trained in how to handle a terror attack, the Telegraph reported .

Global Media Philippine police say casino attacker was indebted gambler
Author: 0 Philippine police say casino attacker was indebted gambler

Police now say that Jessie Carlos strode into the casino, started shooting gambling machines and large TV screens, and then lit the carpet on fire by pouring gasoline onto a table. According to reports, Carlos was previously assigned as a tax specialist to the DOF's "One Stop Shop" office and was discharged from his post over issues related to his Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth.

Author: 0 When Trump blocks someone on Twitter, does that violate the First Amendment?

According to Fallow, if Trump does not unblock users on Twitter, he could potentially face a lawsuit from the Knight First Amendment Institute . Reuters reports that the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University took the first step to dragging Trump into court with a letter informing him that blocking members of the American public on Twitter violates the First Amendment .

Global Media Earliest fossils of Homo sapiens found in Morocco
Author: 0 Earliest fossils of Homo sapiens found in Morocco

The fossils were found in deposits containing animal bones showing evidence of having been hunted, with the most frequent species being gazelle. Jean-Jacques Hublin of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Germany visited Jebel Irhoud several times in the 80s and 90s only to officially resume excavations in 2004.

Global Media Oliver Stone: Megyn Kelly didn't know her stuff with Putin
Author: 0 Oliver Stone: Megyn Kelly didn't know her stuff with Putin

And by the way, Oppenheim added, "Please let him know I don't think he's made a decent movie since the early '90s". Putin spoke to US filmmaker Oliver Stone , whose preview of a two-part interview series with the Russian leader is already receiving negative reviews for its apparently fawning tone.

Global Media Explosions, gunfire reported at Resorts World Manila in Philippines
Author: 0 Explosions, gunfire reported at Resorts World Manila in Philippines

On Friday, the terror group again claimed that one of its "fighters" was behind the blaze that broke out at Resorts World Manila around midnight, but Philippines authorities have said the motive was robbery. The popular Filipino tourist site Resorts World Manila is on lockdown after reports of gunfire and explosions. Thirty-six people died of smoke inhalation and suffocation, and 50 were injured in one of the worst single attacks in the Philippines' recent history.

Global Media British Police Name Third Attacker From Saturday's Rampage In London
Author: 0 British Police Name Third Attacker From Saturday's Rampage In London

Another neighbour, Michael Mimbo, told Reuters that Butt supported the north London football team Arsenal. Butt had refused to socialise with women and was banned from a local mosque. Like May, senior police officials described a recent spate of terror attacks - the bridge rampage was the third major strike in three months - as posing an "unprecedented" threat.

Global Media France creates new counter-terrorism body as risks remain high
Author: 0 France creates new counter-terrorism body as risks remain high

The injured police officer meanwhile described how he thought he was going to die as he was assaulted in front of the world-famous landmark, before one of his colleagues shot the assailant. The new task force chief once headed France's DST internal intelligence service. The new task force will include some 20 people representing the various security services and be operational 24 hours, seven days a week.

Global Media Kremlin denies accusations that Russia tried to hack US voting equipment
Author: 0 Kremlin denies accusations that Russia tried to hack US voting equipment

District Court with copying classified documents and mailing them to a reporter with an unnamed news organization. She was arrested on June 3, the Justice Department said. Interestingly, several clear warnings about just how vulnerable our voting systems was to foreign hacking were issued before the election, even while many so-called experts were downplaying any such possibility, and when most of the nation's attention was focused on Russian attempts to influence the presidential election by ...

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