by | June 08, 2017 | 02:24

He did not address the issue directly but the Pentagon generally views climate change as a security threat, especially given its role in famines and mass relocations. China has always respected and maintained the freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea in accordance with global law. China claims most of the South China Sea , disregarding the territorial sovereignty of Vietnam, the Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia, and Taiwan.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:24

He went on to say: "Green is not only gold, green is our future - China , California and America and the other countries of the world are all working for the prosperity of the people". Disney's Robert Iger also resigned from the Presidential Council after the President Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement . NY and California are the only states in the country's top 10 list of carbon emitters to sign pledges .

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:23

Because the administration isn't able to enforce its temporary ban on entry to the people from six predominantly Muslim countries, Kelly told Tuesday that he's not "fully confident" that the country is doing "all that we can to weed out potential wrongdoers from these locations".

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:21

Turkey has imposed a ban on German lawmakers visiting the base. Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says Germany's removal of its troops from the Incirlik air base will be of little outcome. They'll redeploy to a base in Jordan , but the move may take up to two months. "Given that Turkey is now not in a position to allow German parliamentarians the right to visit Incirlik, the cabinet today agreed to move the Bundeswehr (armed forces) from Incirlik to Jordan ", Defence Minister ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:23

Seven people were killed and almost 50 others were wounded in the Saturday night rampage. French President Emmanuel Macron confirmed Wednesday a third French victim had been identified, but did not name the person, according to The Associated Press.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:24

Islamic State said it was responsible, the first time the hardline Sunni Muslim militant group has claimed attacks in the tightly controlled Shi'ite Muslim country. The intelligence ministry said there had been a third "terrorist" team that was neutralised before the attacks started. "From Lebanon to Iraq to Yemen, Iran funds, arms and trains terrorists, militias and other extremist groups that spread destruction and chaos across the region", said Mr Trump on a visit to Riyadh, the Saudi ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:16

Albayalde said, describing Mr. Carlos as a high roller who typically played with a minimum bet of 40,000 Philippine pesos ($808). Video released by Resorts World, showed a man shooting inside the casino, and then setting fire to tables, slot machines and carpets.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:16

Collomb said an identity card found on the assailant suggested he was an Algerian student, but added that it would have to be verified. Castaner said it "is very hard to anticipate" attacks when they were staged by people who were not on the police radar.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:17

Afterwards, Saudi Arabia and the UAE blocked access to Qatari media, including Al Jazeera , and Egypt accused the global news channel of "inciting terrorism" and "fabricating news". Qatari armed forces that had been stationed in Saudi Arabia as part of the Saudi-led coalition fighting the Iran-aligned Houthis in Yemen returned home on Wednesday, state television reported on its Twitter account.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:08

The new closings follow an announcement earlier this year that Sears would close more than 180 stores around the country. You can find the entire list HERE. More than 70 Sears , Kmart and Sears Auto Center locations nationwide are affected, with a lot of them closing in September. Store Manager Jackie Salzgeber confirmed the store's impending closing, but deferred further comment to corporate officials.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:09

Brett McGurk , the American envoy to the worldwide coalition against Islamic State, said a US air strike on Tuesday against Iranian-backed fighters in Syria supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was meant to defend American forces there.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:08

The Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces , estimated at 50,000 by the USA -led coalition , have emerged as one of the principal players in the many-sided civil war. The city is about 90 km (56 miles) from the border with Turkey. "With the global coalition's warplanes and the state-of-the-art weapons they provided to us, we will seize Raqa from Daesh", Sello told AFP , using an Arabic acronym for IS.

by | June 08, 2017 | 02:00

The city of Cleveland has fired one police officer and suspended a second involved in the shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice . The killings drew the attention of the national Black Lives Matter movement, which protests racial disparities in police use of force.

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:58

Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Ravi Karunanayake, who was present to receive the ship, said: "We are grateful to India for sending relief at such a short notice so quickly". At least 316 people from 84 families in the Ratnapura district alone are affected while some 50 families at Seruwila in Trincomalee, Oddusudan and Welioya in Mullaitivu are at risk, local media reports said.

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:58

After intensive searches and sweeps of the complete festival site by the police, there was no corroboration of any signs of acute danger. Three people were arrested on Friday night [Saturday NZ Time] and their apartments searched. The rock festival's official Facebook page thanked fans for their "incredibly disciplined behaviour" and "exemplary cooperation". Security at the festival had been increased following the bombing that killed 22 people at England's Manchester Arena during an ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:56

The attackers were shot dead by the police at the scene. "I think the government has to do something". May responded to the attack by calling for an overhaul of the strategy used to combat extremism, including a demand for greater global regulation of the internet, saying big internet companies were partly responsible for providing extreme ideology the space to develop.

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:56

Several news organizations, citing anonymous sources "familiar" with Comey's thinking said he will tell the committee he has not concluded that Trump attempted to obstruct justice when he asked the then-FBI Director to close an investigation of former NSA Director Michael Flynn .

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:53

Oliver Ston then asked Putin, what I personally see as a question of the decade, " any hope of change " in US-Russian relations, to which Putin replied, "There is always hope". "We have to aim our missile systems at facilities that are threatening us", he tells Stone. The film also features Stone screening a copy of the Cold War-era satire " Dr.

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:51

Apart from this, Saudi Arabia required from Doha to immediately change the policies of Qatar's Al Jazeera broadcaster and as well as its administration staff so that the broadcasting would not contradict the interests of the Persian Gulf countries and the Arab world, the same reports added.

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:42

In a bold effort to influence South Korea's new liberal Moon Jae-in administration and its North Korea policy, Pyongyang urged Seoul on Sunday to distance itself from the United States and cooperate with the Kim Jong-un regime for better inter-Korea relations.

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:40

Reuters reported that the arrest, which was made in Manchester, raised the total number of people being held in custody to 11. Images and video posted to social media showed officers making the arrest, and cars being towed from the forecourt.

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:41

The statement said restrictions that Persian Gulf neighbors have imposed on Qatari movements in and out of the region "have not impacted our air operations", including missions in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. Mr Trump said on Twitter, claiming his visit to Saudi Arabia was "already paying off". "These developments, coming at a time when we need solidarity and cooperation more than ever, are no good for any country in the region".

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:33

The men were followers of Anjem Choudary, a preacher who was jailed for his support of the Islamic State and who once praised the September 11 attackers. They returned the device but pointed him out to London as a possible suspect, Amato said. Valeria Khadija Collina said her son Youssef Zaghba, an Italian national of Moroccan descent, told her he wanted to go to Syria to start a family in a religious Islamic climate - not to fight.

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:34

The gunman fled with $2 million in stolen casino chips, then forced his way into a room in an adjoining hotel and killed himself. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, but that was rejected by authorities who said it appeared to have been a botched robbery.

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:30

Seven cases were listed for the Wednesday's court session. The judicial body also asked five other judges under suspension to resume duties on the basis that the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice , Mr. Agi, who was the plaintiff's lawyer, however, sought the withdrawal of the case on the grounds that it had been overtaken by event. According to the prosecution, the trial judge relied on extraneous materials and facts within his personal knowledge in upholding the ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:25

Police said Zaghba had not been a subject of interest for them or for the MI5 domestic intelligence agency. Police say they have 500 ongoing terrorism investigations and are keeping tabs on 3,000 individuals suspected of extremism. This is what we know about the attackers. The third Islamist militant who carried out an attack on Saturday in London that killed seven people was a Moroccan-Italian called Youssef Zaghba , an Italian intelligence source said on Tuesday.

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:16

Hawaii is joined by many other USA states and localities to declare that the Paris agreement would be honoured, with many governors and mayors signing executive orders or pledging to continue the fight. President Donald Trump may have said "no" to the Paris accord, but American companies aren't ready to do so. The support from local governments, public institutions and businesses show that climate change efforts are getting something they have long lacked in the U.S.

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:10

But the prime minister said Britain was under threat from a new breed of crude copycat militants who might not have spent years plotting or even been radicalised online. Police had been searching for Xavier Thomas, a French man who had been missing since three assailants ploughed a rented vehicle into crowds on London Bridge and attacked people in Borough Hall with knives on Saturday.

by | June 08, 2017 | 01:02

Saudi Arabia , the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain on Monday announced the rupture of diplomatic ties with Qatar and ordered the closure of the land borders and suspended sea and air transport to the country. "All effected passengers in Doha on route to Saudi Arabia have been assisted with alternative onward travel arrangements", the airline said. Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain temporarily pulled their ambassadors from Qatar in 2014 in a dispute similar to this week's crisis.

by | June 08, 2017 | 00:55

Investors have shrugged off a fresh YouGov poll showing the Conservatives' lead over Labour down to just three points, as pollsters present a mixed picture of voter intentions ahead of next week's general election . But the Prime Minister's apparently commanding poll lead over Labour has since narrowed, reducing expectations of a landslide victory. Our BritainThinks Brexit Diaries project suggests that 37% of the population fall into a group we call the "Die-hards", who enthusiastically ...

by | June 08, 2017 | 00:53

Police officers and soldiers seal off the access to Notre Dame cathedral after a man attacked officers with a hammer while patrolling the esplanade in front of the famous landmark, in Paris , France, Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Ikken had earned a Masters degree while living in Sweden. The Swedish tabloid Expressen reported that he had been married to a Swedish woman until 2005 but had left the country in 2013.

by | June 08, 2017 | 00:48

Qatar vehemently denies the accustations. The United Arab Emirates , along with Saudi Arabia , Bahrain , Egypt and other Arab nations severed ties with Qatar and have cut off land, sea and air access. US officials were blindsided by Saudi Arabia's decision to sever diplomatic ties with Qatar in a coordinated move with Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), current and former officials in Washington told Reuters.

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:41

Pekka Rinne earned first-star honors with a 23 save performance facing 24 shots, while Matt Murray stopped 22 of 25. Game 4 in Nashville, Tenn ., was tied 1-1 until Gaudreau beat Matt Murray 3:45 into the second period . With the exception of the Sydney Crosby breakaway goal, the only score by Pittsburgh on the night, Pekke made superhuman saves tonight and looked to back on his most stellar form.

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:41

The Scottish FA said that the minute's silence will be observed to "pay tribute to the victims of the recent terrorism atrocities in Manchester and London". Regan queried whether bringing the kick-off forward two hours would have any bearing on those wishing to come and cause trouble in any case. Now overseeing the association's attempts to implement Project Brave , a radical plan which envisages a drastic cut in Scotland's academy numbers by the summer of 2018, Regan said ...

by | June 07, 2017 | 13:40

The Pentagon says the ongoing diplomatic crisis with Qatar has not and will not affect the major US air base there that supports military operations in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. Sabah left Tuesday night for Saudi Arabia, where he met with King Salman. Adel Al-Jubeir said: "Nobody wants to hurt Qatar". The Philippines said it will temporarily suspend the deployment of Filipino workers to Qatar.