by | June 05, 2017 | 06:54

May said it was her "firm intention" to reduce taxes for ordinary working families and reiterated her assurance that the Conservatives remained a "low-tax party". Although Theresa May has so far refused to go head to head in a debate with Jeremy Corbyn , the leaders' manifestos certainly clash. That will not help her when she has, nearly immediately, to begin the Brexit negotiations in Brussels.

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:51

The White House poured cold water on suggestions of a transatlantic rift Tuesday, saying US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel "get along very well". And yesterday, no doubt in response to Merkel's comments, Trump was once again tweeting up a storm now that he's back on USA soil. Her conditional offer of support, made the day after Trump's election, was meant as both an invitation to work together and a subtle warning.

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:48

In it, the Kremlin chief was asked about the nature of his relationship with the retired U.S. Army general who is the subject of several investigations at home.U.S. Russian President Vladimir Putin told NBC News that he believes that American hackers could have interfered in the 2016 US election and been responsible for leaking documents during the campaign.

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:48

Meanwhile, influential Republican Senator Ted Cruz yesterday urged the US President to withdraw from Paris Agreement on Climate Change. He has apparently been pondering what to do about that promise since the November election. The Paris Agreement was adopted by 196 parties in Paris in 2015 and it went into effect in November. Trump's position on the Paris accord was a focal point of last week's G7 summit in Sicily, at which leaders of the world's six other leading economies pressed him to ...

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:52

Now one win against either of the trans-Tasman duo will see Group A leaders England into the semi-finals. Ronchi, selected ahead of Tom Latham in a tight call, justified it with a sizzling knock comprising nine fours and three sixes, either side of a sizeable break for rain.

by | June 05, 2017 | 06:46

This most recent expected offer would represent a significant shift in Palestinian strategy as they were willing to give up only 1.9 percent of their territory during the last round of negotiations in 2014. "President Abbas assures me he is ready to work towards that goal in good faith, and Prime Minister (Benjamin) Netanyahu has promised the same". He did not specifically mention the two-state solution, long the focus of worldwide peace efforts and US Middle East diplomacy, reported AFP .

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:34

The latest report adds to the speculation if British intelligence is guilty of neglecting warnings about the attacker and, as a result, failed to avert the tragedy, which claimed the lives of dozens of young people. "The scale of the investigation is enormous with over 7,000 entries on our actions log, which captures our lines of enquiry, within the Counter Terrorism Control room".

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:33

Several of his top aides also opposed the action, including his daughter, Ivanka Trump. I believe the United States of America should be at the front of the pack. The fact is that, even if the USA had stayed in the Paris accord, it would probably still have met its climate change obligations, thanks to emission controls and a greater reliance on renewable energy.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:32

America leads the way in shale gas, and is also developing wind and hydro power. The Paris climate accord , hailed by many as "the future of mankind", was agreed to by more than 190 countries and has been ratified by 147 countries since it was signed in December 2015.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:25

In fact, "the Conservatives remain safely on course for a three-figure majority". Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon said voting Conservative was "the only way" people could be sure income tax would not be hiked. An opinion poll published on Friday showed May's Conservatives lead the opposition Labour Party by five percentage points, down sharply from 15 a little more than two weeks ago.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:24

More than 48 casualties were rushed to hospitals in the area, according to the London Ambulance Service. Witnesses have said they saw an attacker "coldly" carrying out stabbings with a large blade in Borough market. Trump tweeted "we are with you" and said the United States would do whatever was needed to help. "Then there were two police officers running towards him with their batons drawn, they didn't know what was happening".

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:25

There were widespread warnings that Britain risked becoming a one-party state and that Labour , a historic left-wing party in Europe, could be wiped out . A quarter are satisfied with the Liberal Democrat leader (down 3 points) while 44% are dissatisfied (up 5 points). At the same time, Corbyn has been able to portray himself as an anti-establishment underdog, proffering populist spending increases, and he has largely avoided major mistakes.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:27

She denied it showed she is subservient to Mr Trump, and said she had made it clear in her telephone call on Thursday night that the United Kingdom continues to support the agreement and the Government wanted the USA to remain in the deal.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:26

Within the dressing room, it is unbelievably calm, unbelievably focused and very, very excited for the challenge that presents itself Sunday. "It's the outside noise that there is". With Pakistan's top-order full of right-handers, Ravichandran Ashwin will have a tough fight making it into the team in place of Ravindra Jadeja.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:19

With Trump seeking to renegotiate the climate accord, the prospects of which remain highly unclear, USA sub-national bodies have committed to sticking to the parameters of the Paris agreement. While travelling overseas last week, Mr Trump was repeatedly pressed to stay in the deal by European leaders as well as Pope Francis. Withdrawing would leave the United States aligned only with Russian Federation among the world's industrialized economies.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:19

Rahul Gandhi, touring Telangana to revive his Congress party's fortunes in India's youngest state, decried Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao of twisting policies to suit "one family" - his own - and said there's evidence of dynastic politics.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:15

Russian President Vladimir Putin told NBC News that he believes that American hackers could have interfered in the 2016 US election and been responsible for leaking documents during the campaign. In a sign of exasperation, Putin compared what he described as the obsessive U.S. focus on alleged Russian interference with the vote to anti-Semitism.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:12

On Tuesday, the NDP and Greens released the terms of their agreement to work together. "We'll wait until the legislature is called back". However, he hoped the parties could all work together. In episode six, Zussman talks about the landmark deal between the B.C. NDP and Green parties that changed the face of the 2017 B.C. election. The agreement is for confidence measures only, and is not a coalition, Weaver said.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:11

Police have said there are casualties in that attack. "But we've still got some more inquires to do to be 100 percent confident of that". Metro police issued their "Run, Hide, Tell" directive to citizens as a safety percaution. The trio were shot dead by the police at the scene. Authorities in Manchester last month deemed a bombing at the Manchester Arena a terror attack as well.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:11

The San Francisco Medical Examiner identified the victim as 33-year-old Matthew Bate of Australia . Police have made an arrested in the killing of an Australian tourist outside a San Francisco hotel . on the 2500 block of Van Ness Avenue. "Just banging on the door, 'Open up!" Talkoff said Bate had gotten into a verbal altercation with more than one person that turned physical.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:09

Zamboanga - which also came under siege for nearly a month in September 2013 when members of a Nur Misuari-led faction of the Moro National Liberation Front attacked the city - is located about 400 kilometers from besieged Marawi City. In 2005, the US Treasury Department seized Hapilon's assets for suspected terrorist activities and association with Al Qaeda and Osama bin Laden. Eight other men were found gunned down and thrown into a shallow ravine early Sunday in Marawi's Emi village, ...

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:06

An official said curfew-like restrictions remained in force for second day in areas falling under seven police stations in Srinagar . Sabzar Ahmad Bhat who replaced Burhan Wani as the Hizbul Mujahideen's operational chief in Kashmir was killed by the security forces on Saturday morning in an encounter in Saimu sector of Tral.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:05

The man with the knife stabbed a waitress, who was hiding behind a partition, in the neck and stabbed a man in the back before running out of the restaurant, the witness said . The suspects wore what looked like explosive vests. But before you do that, can you tell us what you're hearing about Borough Market? The BBC is reporting that police are searching for as many as three suspects who may have jumped out of the van after it crashed.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:00

Moments after, police responded with armed officers to an incident at Borough Market , an open market adjacent to London Bridge. The Metropolitan Police confirmed that at approximately 10:08 p.m. Tim Farron, the Lib Dem leader, said: "Tonight's horrific incidents in London remind us how much we owe our emergency services". Emergency services attend to an incident near London Bridge.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:02

They were demanding the government improves security following another bombing that killed more than 90 people and injured 450 more in the Afghan capital. The protesters, including victim families, tried to march on the presidential palace to press for their demands when Afghan forces opened fire to disperse the crowd.

by | June 04, 2017 | 11:01

The London Ambulance Service treated a number of people at the London Bridge in addition to the injured taken to the hospital. Lifeboats on the River Thames helped evacuate the area. Rowley said the attackers were dead in eight minutes. Husband and wife Ben and Natalie told BBC Radio 5 Live they were outside Borough Market , coming up the entrance of the underground when they saw the incident.

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:59

Putin said at a forum in St. Petersburg . Echoing remarks President Donald Trump made on the campaign trail, Putin also questioned the need for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. Russian Ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak is at the centre of US suspicions about Kremlin contacts with the Trump team. "There were no agreements".

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:57

The U.S. only sources about 13 percent of its electricity from renewables. Trump's move was "a big mistake", said Donald Tusk, one of the European Union's top officials. That also meant there could be no agreement on a formal pledge to work together to reduce global steel production. "The United States will cease all implementation of the non-binding Paris Accord and the draconian financial and economic burdens the agreement imposes on our country".

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:53

Her attempts to stay on message, no matter what, led to criticism that her campaign lacked any substance. While the media have been excited by the sudden and surprising upswing for Jeremy Corbyn's Labour, Tory campaign veterans have been more sanguine.

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:46

That also meant there could be no agreement on a formal pledge to work together to reduce global steel production.China's annual steel output is nearly double the EU's total production and Western governments say Chinese steel exports have caused a global steel crisis.

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:43

The Chicago White Sox will look to avoid the sweep after dropping the first two games of this series by a combined score of 25-6, including a 10-1 beatdown in game two on Saturday. Chicago called up RHP Brad Goldberg to replace him. Detroit designated hitter Victor Martinez left the game in the fifth inning with flu-like symptoms.

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:45

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks. He was shot and killed by police. A BBC reporter who was on the bridge at the time said the van was driving around 50 miles per hour. Police said armed officers were also responding to reports of stabbings nearby. BBC radio said witnesses saw people throwing tables and chairs at the perpetrators of the attack to protect themselves.

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:44

The incident comes days ahead of the United Kingdom general election and only weeks after a terrorist attack at a Manchester concert killed 22 people. Police said shots were fired and urged people to flee the area. President Donald Trump touted his so-called travel ban Saturday in the wake of the London terror attacks, while also pledging assistance to Britain.

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:46

French President Emmanuel Macron delivered a stinging rebuke to Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate-change agreement on Thursday in an unprecedented English-language speech. The Labour leader said he would invite the president to Number 10 to discuss Trump's controversial move over a cuppa. "We need the Paris Agreement to conserve creation as we know it".

by | June 04, 2017 | 10:40

Trump's overseas trip, labeling it "extraordinarily successful". The Intelligence panel has subpoenaed documents from Flynn and other Trump associates. Trump has repeatedly dismissed allegations that his campaign collaborated with Russian Federation ahead of the presidential election. As a result, we can look for less new information pertaining to the substance of the Russian Federation investigation in favor of focusing on Comey's encounters with Trump.