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New search underway near home of London Bridge attackers
- June 06, 2017

At any one time there are around 500 active counter-terrorism investigations concerning 3,000 people of interest. He was known to security services and had appeared in a televisions documentary " The Jihadis Next Door ", which was broadcast previous year. (more...)
What does Trump believe about climate change?
- June 06, 2017

It's as if we were discussing how to divide an apple pie when more hungry people want a big slice than there are big slices. We know that we have to be conscious of it. And seemingly won't ask him. "But we'll do it under our own terms". "This will be an opportunity to confirm the strong solidarity with those most vulnerable to climate change and the determination to work together to build strong and sustainable economies and societies resilient to climate change", reads a joint ... (more...)
Dhaka disappointed at US' withdrawal from Paris deal
- June 06, 2017

Trump did say he would be willing to renegotiate a new deal but added that he is not in a hurry to do so. Other countries, including India , signalled their commitment to the accord. Protesters hold up signs against climate change. Earlier, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said: "There is no reverse gear to energy transition". (more...)
Fans already excited for Game One of State of Origin
- June 06, 2017

If they do win Game 2 it will be a repeat of what they did in 2003 and 2014, where they won the first game in Brisbane before officially locking up the shield in front of their fans in Sydney. MAL Meninga carried the same team throughout an unprecedented State of Origin dynasty, right? The next match is at Sydney's ANZ Stadium on June 21, before the final game back in Brisbane on July 12. (more...)
Minimum wage to rise by $22 a week Minimum wage to rise by $22 a week
- June 06, 2017

Ross said, having reflected on the research about the impact of minimum wage increases on disincentives to employ people, all signs pointed to the idea that regular, modest increases in wages would benefit the overall economy. Sunday pay for retail staff will drop by 5 per cent next month (from 200 to 195), and will eventually drop to 150 per cent come July 2020. "A large increase in empirical research overseas, particularly in the U.S. (more...)
Gov. Andrew Cuomo takes steps to preserve New Yorkers' insurance coverage Gov. Andrew Cuomo takes steps to preserve New Yorkers' insurance coverage
- June 06, 2017

Additional information about Cuomo's regulations can be found here . "There are issues about the legality and timing of the directive to ban plans that don't participate on the exchange. The measures marked Cuomo's latest effort to push back against Republican-driven federal policies, including the repeal of so-called Obamacare and President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. (more...)
Kuwait Emir urges Qatar counterpart to exercise restraint amid diplomatic row
- June 06, 2017

Regional powerhouse Saudi Arabia on Monday ordered its nationals to leave Qatar within 14 days and barred Qataris from the kingdom. It was also criticised for providing a sanctuary to former Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal, who earlier this month used his Doha base-where he has lived in exile for several years-to launch a new policy document. (more...)
Trump Calls Democrats 'Obstructionists,' But He's Only Nominated 11 Ambassadors Trump Calls Democrats 'Obstructionists,' But He's Only Nominated 11 Ambassadors
- June 06, 2017

But blaming the Democrats in this case ignores the reality that Trump's fellow Republicans control the Senate, where nominations are confirmed. Nearly 60 per cent of those were confirmed by the Senate by that time. Currently, only five nominated candidates remain unconfirmed. "Your lack of nominations is the problem", Cardin tweeted in response to Trump's accusation. (more...)
Former US secretary of state questions Trump's intention to renegotiate Paris agreement Former US secretary of state questions Trump's intention to renegotiate Paris agreement
- June 06, 2017

Even Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, dodged the yes-or-no inquiry when members of the press asked him about it three times. Bloomberg, a billionaire climate advocate, also met with French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday to tell him the American people meant to uphold the pact. (more...)
5-Year-Old Shot in Head in the Bronx 5-Year-Old Shot in Head in the Bronx
- June 06, 2017

He was getting into his father's auto around 5.15pm in the South Bronx when two men nearby got in a fight. Police are looking for a Hispanic male between 26 and 28-years-old who was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweater, gray sweatpants, and black sneakers. (more...)
Germany, France, Italy tell Trump Paris agreement is not renegotiable
- June 06, 2017

When President Donald Trump announced America's abandonment of the Paris climate deal Thursday, saying he was elected to represent "Pittsburgh, not Paris ", several USA cities and states responded with a defiant counter-declaration: We're staying in. (more...)
Nine states join Cuomo's climate alliance
- June 06, 2017

The effort comes a week after Republican President Donald Trump said he is withdrawing the United States from the Paris compact, an agreement involving almost 200 nations aimed at slowing the warming of the planet. At the moment, the U.S electric power industry is moving away from coal to cheaper options such as renewable energy and natural gas resources. Beyond the state participation, several of the country's largest corporations have also announced their intention to hop on board the ... (more...)
China's military defends PLA choppers entering Indian airspace, call it regular patrolling China's military defends PLA choppers entering Indian airspace, call it regular patrolling
- June 06, 2017

We can understand ground incursion.It can be a mistake. PTI quoted official sources as saying that the choppers, which later returned to the Chinese side, could have carried out aerial photography of Indian ground troops. The Indian Air Force (IAF) is probing the incident, an IAF source said. A spokesperson of the Chinese ministry of foreign affairs also noted that India and China had disputes over boundaries. (more...)
Treatment Extends Life for Some With Advanced Prostate Cancer
- June 06, 2017

Men whose prostate cancer has spread can now expect to survive around 3.5 years, however under the new strategy this is expected to become seven. Of the 15,000 diagnosed when the disease had not spread, most could expect to live as long as they would if they were cancer-free. (more...)
North Korea slams 'mean' targeted UN sanctions North Korea slams 'mean' targeted UN sanctions
- June 06, 2017

China has expressed its strong dissatisfaction with what it labelled "irresponsible remarks" on the South China Sea by U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis during a security forum at the weekend. We recently asked you to support our journalism. North Korea accuses China and the U.S. of "railroading and enforcing" the latest round of sanctions "after having drafted it in the backroom at their own pleasure ". (more...)
Banks in Saudi, UAE receive no regulatory guidelines on Qatar Banks in Saudi, UAE receive no regulatory guidelines on Qatar
- June 06, 2017

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, accusing it of destabilising the region. All four countries also suspended travel to and from Qatar . As David notes, "the biggest USA air base in the Middle East is in Qatar, while the Navy's fifth fleet is based in Bahrain". Saudi Arabia, for instance, accused Qatar of supporting Yemen's Houthi rebels - even though Qatar has participated in a Saudi-led coalition fighting against the Houthis. (more...)
Cosby's image as father, family man on the line at sex trial Cosby's image as father, family man on the line at sex trial
- June 06, 2017

They had wanted to call as many as 13 women who say Cosby sexually assaulted them - out of more than 60 accusers in all. Cosby was arrested on December 30, 2015, days before the 12-year deadline to file the aggravated sexual assault charge. (more...)
Qatar Says It Faces Campaign Of Lies, Denies Interfering Qatar Says It Faces Campaign Of Lies, Denies Interfering
- June 05, 2017

The economic fallout was immediate: Some of the Middle East's biggest airlines announced they were suspending flights to Qatar. Saudia Arabia, the UAE , Bahrain , Egypt, Yemen and Libya have all announced a break-off in ties with Qatar over its continued support of Muslim Brotherhood and its relationship with Iran. (more...)
Emirates' flights connecting Doha suspended after Saudi-Qatar row Emirates' flights connecting Doha suspended after Saudi-Qatar row
- June 05, 2017

Qatar blamed Egypt for coordinating the severance of ties and said the other countries' goal is "the imposition of guardianship over the State ". President Muhammadu Buhari in a chat with the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hammad Al-Thani at the Amiri Diwan (Emir's Office) in Doha, Qatar. Bahrain's foreign ministry claimed Qatar's "media incitement, support for armed terrorist activities and funding linked to Iranian groups to carry out sabotage and spreading chaos in Bahrain" as ... (more...)
J&J's Zytiga Boosts Survival in New, Severe Prostate Cancers
- June 05, 2017

In 70 years, prostate cancer treatments had changed little. The STAMPEDE study was supported by Cancer Research UK, Medical Research Council, Janssen, Astellas, Clovis Oncology , Novartis, Pfizer, and Sanofi-Aventis. Finally, this study does not provide any data about the costs and incidence of cancer overtreatment, which makes it even more hard to say whether the balance tilts in favour of the harms or benefits of PC screening programs. (more...)

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