• June 8 Poll: Theresa May Defends UK Political Debate Boycott
June 8 Poll: Theresa May Defends UK Political Debate Boycott

But the Conservative leader has defended her boycott saying she wanted to speak directly to voters and answer their questions rather than "squabbling" with other party leaders. Liberal Democrat former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has also branded the Tory move "cynical", claiming it would offer just 7p's worth of food for each child - the equiv...

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  • Birkin bag sells for record $380000 at Hong Kong auction
Birkin bag sells for record $380000 at Hong Kong auction

The price surpasses the record set a year ago when Christie's auctioned a similar Birkin bag for $300,000. Initially, it was predicted to sell for between $193,000 and $258,000, but it soared well past that estimate, almost doubling the low end of the range and skyrocketing past the high end.

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  • De Blasio doubles down on Paris climate pact as Trump walks away
De Blasio doubles down on Paris climate pact as Trump walks away

But he drew the line at the possibility that Trump will abandon the Paris climate-change agreement , which President Obama's administration endorsed as a key step toward combating the global threat of rising temperatures. There have been influential voices urging Trump not to ditch the Paris accord. That's what Trump says in a tweet, and ...

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  • Coal stocks fall; United States exit from climate deal may hurt, not help
Coal stocks fall; United States exit from climate deal may hurt, not help

A White House official said earlier in the day that Trump was planning to pull out of the Paris deal, although a final decision hadn't been made. Lucas Kemp, a lecturer of environmental policy at Australian National University says in a commentary published inNature Climate Change , that having the USA remain in the agreement would only reveal...

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  • Trump resisting pressure from Europe, pope on climate deal
Trump resisting pressure from Europe, pope on climate deal

Details on how the USA will be withdrawing are still being worked out by a team including EPA administrator Scott Pruitt , CBS News reported . The United States would join Syria and Nicaragua as the only non-participants in the accord.

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  • Labour's Corbyn To Join TV Election Debate, Invites May
Labour's Corbyn To Join TV Election Debate, Invites May

She added that Labour in Wales was "airbrushing" Mr Corbyn out of its campaign and pleaded with voters to give her a mandate to represent the Welsh. SNP Westminster leader Mr Robertson said his party would hold the Tories to account on Brexit , welfare and protecting public services, and vowed to offer "a strong voice for Scotland" in Westmins...

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  • Trump Considering Pulling US out of Climate Deal, Sources Say
Trump Considering Pulling US out of Climate Deal, Sources Say

De Blasio responded to the reports by blasting Trump on Twitter, tweeting that " withdrawing from the Paris Agreement would be horribly destructive for the planet, the country, and this city". United States President Donald Trump was yesterday still debating whether the U.S. will withdraw from the accord. In the wake of a broader USA ret...

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  • Kushner Attempted to Set Up Direct Line to Putin — NYTimes
Kushner Attempted to Set Up Direct Line to Putin — NYTimes

Dubke , who didn't work on the Trump campaign , joined after campaign spokesman Jason Miller declined to take the communications director position. Spicer argued that Dubke's exit does not reflect any dissatisfaction President Donald Trump has with his team and that the president's frustration comes from the "patently false" stories coming o...

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  • Trump and Merkel 'get along very well': White House
Trump and Merkel 'get along very well': White House

In the last two-three months, both Trump and Merkel have been in the news, mostly because of US' high-handed approach towards Germany. Her foreign minister, a political rival, upped the rhetoric Monday by declaring that with Trump's policies, "the West has become smaller".

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  • Another Top Executive of Flipkart Quits
Another Top Executive of Flipkart Quits

This new development in the company's power structure will leave the chief executive, who is a former Tiger Global Management executive, in charge of all key functions at the company. Before Fidelity he led McKinsey's global knowledge center in India for 8 years. Before his resignation, Seth was working under Krishnamurthy. Seth's exit comes at...

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  • Fake Media prevent Americans from hearing real story: Donald Trump
Fake Media prevent Americans from hearing real story: Donald Trump

He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programs that will save our country billions of dollars. Another person whose name has been raised as a possible addition to the president's team is David Urban, a prominent Republican lobbyist, who also spent time advising Trump's campaign and has remained a trusted adviser.

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  • Donald Trump pulling USA out of Paris climate deal
Donald Trump pulling USA out of Paris climate deal

Trump had been telling close confidants about his decision in recent weeks, Axios reported . Trump promised during his presidential campaign to pull the United States out of the deal. Trump himself kept everyone in suspense on the question of staying or leaving, saying he was still listening to "a lot of people both ways" but promising a decisio...

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  • May could lose parliament majority
May could lose parliament majority

When the British Prime Minister, Theresa May , unexpectedly called a snap general election on April 18, the pound soared on the news , breaking above the $1.28 level for the first time since October. YouGov's election model was based on a voting intention figures which gave May a lead of just 3 percentage points, YouGov said. Matt Brennan,...

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  • World is baffled by Donald Trump's late night 'covfefe' tweet
World is baffled by Donald Trump's late night 'covfefe' tweet

Not for the first time, a Donald Trump tweet has lit up the internet. There's even a conspiracy theory circulating which claims that Google translates " covfefe " as "Soviet". Merriam-Webster on Wednesday regretted entering the storm of confusion sparked by President Donald Trump 's late-night "convfefe" tweet. The President's Twitter feed wa...

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  • 80 dead, more than 350 injured in Afghanistan attack
80 dead, more than 350 injured in Afghanistan attack

The U.S. Embassy is about a half mile from the bombing . It is one of the biggest contributors to the NATO-led Resolute Support mission, with about 980 soldiers supporting and training Afghan forces. German and Pakistani authorities have said some of their employees and staff were hurt in the explosion. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation cond...

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  • UK Labour's Corbyn to join TV debate as gap with Conservatives narrows
UK Labour's Corbyn to join TV debate as gap with Conservatives narrows

The Lib Dems, UKIP, the Greens and Plaid Cymru will be represented by their leaders, Tim Farron , Paul Nuttal, Caroline Lucas and Leanne Wood respectively, while representing the SNP is their deputy leader Angus Robertson. Mr Jarvis, who spoke of his sorrow at the Manchester terror attack that killed 22 people last week, backed Mr Austin over hi...

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  • White House says Trump expected to pull US from Paris deal
White House says Trump expected to pull US from Paris deal

What is not yet clear is whether Trump plans to initiate a formal withdrawal from the Paris accord, which under the terms of the agreement could take three years, or exit the underlying United Nations climate change treaty on which the accord was based.

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  • SpaceX Set To Launch Reused Cargo Capsule To International Space Station
SpaceX Set To Launch Reused Cargo Capsule To International Space Station

Thursday's launch conditions are 70 percent "go" for a 5:55 p.m. Falcon 9 liftoff to the International Space Station, but forecasters said storms could impact the launch depending on storms moving into Central Florida. The Dragon is the only unmanned supply ship that returns to Earth; the others are filled with trash and burn up on re-entry. If t...

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  • Trump Expected to Withdraw US From Paris Climate Agreement
Trump Expected to Withdraw US From Paris Climate Agreement

Mr Trump pledged during his presidential campaign to withdraw the U.S. from the pact immediately after taking office, but has wavered since winning the election. But those voices were tempered by conservatives who argue the agreement harms American jobs and punishes United States taxpayers. "Then, we must find partners to continue, because this w...

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  • No deal in Brexit talks an option: UK's May
No deal in Brexit talks an option: UK's May

Labour's Jeremy Corbyn, the man running to oust Theresa May as British prime minister, was unable to say how much his plans to reform childcare would cost as he launched the policy on Tuesday, attracting strong criticism from rivals. I want to ensure we are controlling migration because too high uncontrolled migration puts pressure on our public ...

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