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by | June 03, 2017 | 02:27

The departing astronauts undocked as the ISS orbited above the Chinese-Mongolian border, marking the start of a 400 kilometer (250 miles) descent back to Earth scheduled to last over three hours. Pesquet's and Novitskiy's return to Earth marked the first two-man Soyuz landing since March 2010, when cosmonaut Maxim Surayev and astronaut Jeff Williams completed Expedition 21 on board Soyuz TMA-16.

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:25

The pound sterling fell against other major currencies this morning as controversial modeling predicted the Conservative Party would lose its majority in the British parliament in next week's election. Certainly not two words that can be used to describe Theresa May's nascent campaign, with a relaunch on Monday shocking many with a deliberate toning down of the Prime Minister's presidential approach.

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:18

Before the prime-time debate, PM Theresa May will be heading to Somerset, while Jeremy Corbyn will start the day in London before also heading west. "On the key points with Jeremy Corbyn she landed some powerful blows". The pound wobbled overnight after a shock projection forecast that May - who had been on course for a landslide just a few weeks ago - could actually lose her majority in the House of Commons after next week's vote.

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:20

The Candidature File, was submitted to World Rugby headquarters by a delegation led by "BID KID" Alex Place*, from Co. Ireland promises a "tournament like no other, full of Irish spirit". The bid's organisers claim the tournament would attract more than 450,000 extra visitors to the island and be worth £1.3billion to the economy. France hosted in 2007 and put on games at the 1991 and 1999 tournaments, while South Africa last hosted in 1995.

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:18

Mishra had claimed that the powers of Delhi government-run hospitals to buy medicines were put to an end by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal at the behest of Health Minister Satyendar Jain. "It is perhaps for the first time that MLAs have been used to muffle a dissenting voice inside the House", Mishra said. When he refused to relent, Goel ordered Mishra be marshalled out of the house.

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:16

Venezuelan authorities on Wednesday began signing up candidates for a planned constitutional reform body, a move that has inflamed deadly unrest stemming from anti-government protests. His opponents say he will fill it with his allies. They have been calling for the next presidential election, slated for late 2018, to be brought forward.

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:16

He was "aware of all the details" of his brother's plans, a Libyan security force official said and had been "under surveillance for a month and a half" before his arrest today. British authorities are also exploring whether the bomber, who grew up in Manchester, had links with other cells across Europe and North Africa, according to two officials familiar with the case who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak about the ongoing investigation.

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:18

The proposed changes would increase regulations that would make it more hard for corporations to make deals with Cuba and for Americans to continue to travel to the country. Taking a gander at what a full reversal scenario may look like for the businesses that have moved full steam ahead into the Cuban market, Engage Cuba predicts that the travel sector will take a substantial hit and, by extension, Miami too.

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:11

Spicer gave no further clarity on Mr. Trump's confounding overnight "covfefe" tweet , which created an Internet sensation and caused people to speculate about why the president is tweeting - and what he is tweeting - in the middle of the night.

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:11

Philippine officials have said the reason for the attack is still unknown, but it was most likely to be a botched robbery. Numerous dead were killed when they became trapped on an upper floor of the building by the blaze, which began when sparks from welding work set afire chemicals in nearby containers.

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:09

Legal experts and human rights advocates said that Duterte could potentially be prosecuted if such statements were construed as encouraging war crimes. However, they said: "We are certainly agreed that martial law must be temporary". Duterte's allies, however, have managed to stifle that opposition.

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:10

Former FBI director James B. Comey is expected to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee next Thursday at 10 a.m., the committee announced Thursday. Executive privilege is a murky legal concept, say experts. Here is the full exchange from the Judiciary Committee hearing, when Comey was being questioned by Sen.

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:56

Newcastle are expected to make a change in goal, with Napoli's Pepe Reina targeted. Abraham scored 26 goals during his loan spell at Bristol City this season. The Sporting Lisbon defender is on Newcastle's radar, with Benitez looking to push through a deal. Atsu has signed on a permanent transfer, and became an important player for Newcastle towards the back end of last season.

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:57

While 12th seeded Sourabh fought hard before going down narrowly 16-21, 25-23, 11-21 to fifth seeded Brice Leverdez of France, Sai Uttejitha Rao went down in straight games 15-21, 17-21 to Pattarasuda Chaiwan of Thailand. Saina was under pressure and it backfired as Haruko won 22-20 pushing the match into a decider. But in her haste to close out the match quickly, she hit quite a few shots wide of the tramlines and that allowed her rival to catch up with her at 18-all.

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:58

The father had disowned Kanter for his public support of Gulen, who the Turkish government blames for last summer's failed coup attempt when almost 270 people were killed and more than 2,000 were wounded while trying to overthrow Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan .

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:49

The two-state solution has always been the cornerstone of USA policy in the region, and is widely regarded as the only settlement that both sides could realistically accept. The moment was part of the opening of the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology, alongside Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, according to the Saudi Press Agency.

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:47

Tensions are rising on the peninsula as the United States is increasing pressure on Pyongyang. North Korea's most recent test was conducted on Sunday, when it launched short-range Scud ballistic missile off its eastern coast, flying for six minutes before landing in the Sea of Japan .

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:43

The climate deal can not work without the United States, he said, but the accord is not slated to go into effect until 2021, which left hope for a compromise that would bring the United States back to the deal. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) on June 2 shortly before he addressed a plenary session of the annual gathering. "But it turned out that he was right", Putin said.

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:44

Congratulations to both leaders for emerging from the summit with all of their hands intact. Yet another handshake wrestle followed the snub, as Trump imposed on Macron the full force of his trademark grab-and-pull maneuvers with Macron having to hold onto Trump's arm for leverage.

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:42

McMaster said that so-called "back-channeling" was normal. Trump has said he has full confidence in Kushner. "It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media", he wrote .

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:42

It's a closer look at the full text of Trump's address that is far more instructive and brings to the fore a somewhat unsettling reality: This is the zenith or nadir (depending on how you see it) of the USA president's isolationist agenda.

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:42

Radiohead streamed the song on its W.A.S.T.E. website Thursday night before making public a new video , directed by Michal Marczak, for the 20-year-old track. Digital formats, double CD, and triple 180g LP versions of the 23 track album will be released widely on June 23. In addition to the original 12-track album, the reissue will include eight B-sides and three unreleased tracks.

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:40

USA production rose for the 14th time in 15 weeks, by 22,000 barrels a day to 9.34 million. Rising output from Nigeria and Libya is further undercutting the oil producers' attempt to limit oil production. Still, oil markets received some support from official USA data which showed crude inventories fell sharply last week as refining and exports surged to record highs.

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:36

Police discovered Woods buckled into his 2015 vehicle, which was running with the brake lights and right turn signal flashing, on Military Trail south of Indian Creek Parkway. "Frankly, I'm surprised that I've been asked about him", said Jim Furyk, a past Memorial victor and partner of Woods on Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup teams.

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:30

Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver said his party will support the NDP for four years in a "stable minority government". Greens in the Pacific Coast province, with just three seats in the knife-edge May 9 election, joined forces with the New Democrat Party (NDP) on May 29 to unseat the incumbent Liberals who had been in power for 16 years.

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:29

Numerous themes that will undergird Cosby's trial once testimony begins June 5 - sex, race and the influence of media coverage - were present over three days of tense questioning of jurors. On Tuesday, the prosecution used one of its preemptory strikes to remove an African American woman from the pool; it was the second time the prosecution had used such a strike to remove an African American.

by | June 02, 2017 | 07:16

The draft statement says rising temperatures affect national security and increase "social and political fragility", while the transition to clean energy creates jobs and economic growth, the BBC reported, before Mr Trump's announcement . CEOs from Apple, Facebook , and Google all urged President Trump to support the pact. Elon Musk is a man of his word. Cities are responsible for 70% of greenhouse gases across the world, so they would need to be on board for any sort of climate ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 07:15

And he set in motion a process to scrap the Clean Power Plan, which would have required utilities to slash their carbon-dioxide emissions. Rep. Patirck Meehan of Pennsylvania's 7th District tweeted , "Withdrawal from #ParisClimateAccord will diminish America's leadership role on the world stage".

by | June 02, 2017 | 07:11

So, in effect, voters will decide whether May or Corbyn gets to sit down with Brussels and hammer out an exit deal that will define the country's trade and diplomatic ties with the EU. An audience member called Callum pressed Mr Corbyn on how he could be "trusted" after his well-documented ties with IRA and Sinn Fein in the 1980s - including inviting Gerry Adams to tea at the House of Commons weeks after the Brighton bombing.

by | June 02, 2017 | 07:13

Trump had several options for withdrawal, ultimately choosing a step that bridged a divide between remaining in the accord and a drastic, immediate withdrawal from the entire United Nations climate change treaty. The White House had signaled that withdrawal was likely, but Trump has been known to change his mind at the last minute on such major decisions. In the end, anti-Paris voices, led by chief strategist Steve Bannon and EPA administrator Scott Pruitt, won out, and Trump's remarks ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 07:04

Root too was clearly inconvenienced by what appeared at first to be an ankle twisted as he set off for a run, but he later described as cramp in his calf. "I thought he was terribly unlucky today", said Morgan after Roy was superbly caught at short fine leg off an attempted ramp shot. Instead of sticking to what he is good at, playing the ball down the ground, Roy simply did not give himself the chance of scoring runs on his home ground.

by | June 02, 2017 | 07:07

Markovic told a journalist in Brussels that it was only "natural" that Trump should be in the front row, as the USA is NATO's biggest member by far. Montenegro , a nation of 600,000 people, is set to become Nato's 29th member on June 5, the third former Yugoslav republic to join the alliance after Slovenia and Croatia.

by | June 02, 2017 | 07:07

He said he will make the announcement by 3 p.m. (12:30 a.m. IST). Chicago Tribune investigative reporter Michael Hawthorne joins Justin to discuss the expected decision by President Trump to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord .

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:57

The committee issued four subpoenas related to the Russian Federation investigation, and three on the issue of why names of President Donald Trump's associates were unredacted, or "unmasked", by the Obama administration, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:58

The object on Tuesday, less than a mile high, was detected moving slowly by South Korean radar about 4 p.m. local time near Cheorwon, a city in Gangwon Province about 45 miles northeast of Seoul , according to the Joint Chiefs of Staff . Shortly thereafter, during a visit to North Korea by Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, he agreed to a moratorium on missile construction. U.S.