• Ariana Grande announces Manchester benefit concert
Ariana Grande announces Manchester benefit concert

Meanwhile, Take That have also revealed that they will be donating the proceeds of one of their rescheduled concerts to the I Love Manchester Emergency Fund to help victims and their families. In the hours and days after the attack, Grande's "Arianators" rallied behind one another with messages of support across social media. "From the day ...

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  • Kabul attack highlights security challenges in Afghanistan as U.S. mulls more troops
Kabul attack highlights security challenges in Afghanistan as U.S. mulls more troops

One Afghan guard is missing. "Everywhere was on fire and so many people were in critical condition". The insurgent group rarely claims responsibility for attacks that kill large numbers of civilians. Since the withdrawal of most global troops in 2014, the extremists have gained ground and now control about 40% of the country, according to USA estim...

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  • Kathy Griffin fired from CNN's New Year's Eve program
Kathy Griffin fired from CNN's New Year's Eve program

They apparently knew the video would be controversial: Griffin says in a behind-the-scenes video posted by Shields that, "We have to move to Mexico today". According to CNN , Griffin responded to the accusations. "OBVIOUSLY, I do not condone ANY violence by my fans or others to anyone, ever!" Her future with CNN had been in doubt since t...

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  • Trump Undermines Climate Action, With or Without Paris Withdrawal
Trump Undermines Climate Action, With or Without Paris Withdrawal

That post includes a video link to an impassioned speech that Guterres gave on Tuesday, when he called on the world to intensify action to combat climate change. The Paris agreement required its signatories to pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Pruitt is referring to China's commitment to lower carbon dioxide emissions (compared to it...

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  • Spicer refers Russia-related queries to Trump's private lawyer
Spicer refers Russia-related queries to Trump's private lawyer

Kushner met separately last December - after the election but before Trump assumed office - with Sergey Kislyak , the Russian ambassador to Washington , and Sergey Gorkov, the head of the government-owned Vnesheconombank, which has been subject to USA sanctions because of its role in Russia's occupation of a part of Ukraine.

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  • Donald Trump wants fair deal for Americans under Paris agreement: White House
Donald Trump wants fair deal for Americans under Paris agreement: White House

Nicaragua it turns out did not sign because the accord did not go far enough. Trump promised during his presidential campaign to pull the US out of the deal. Peabody Energy, for example, said on May 19 that it would "support the decision" to withdraw and that staying would require "multiple improvements", such as the U.S.

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  • Yogi to help if Hindu, Muslim agree to resolve Ayodhya issue
Yogi to help if Hindu, Muslim agree to resolve Ayodhya issue

This is the first time that a Uttar Pradesh chief minister has visited Ayodhya since 2002. After spending about 15 minutes at the temple, Yogi then went to Ram Janmabhoomi to offer prayers at makeshift Ram Lalla temple. Adityanath had even met Advani at a VVIP guesthouse in Lucknow ahead of the hearing. Later, he offered payers on the banks o...

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  • Mayor Walsh: Boston 'Will Not Back Down' Regarding Climate Change
Mayor Walsh: Boston 'Will Not Back Down' Regarding Climate Change

However, multiple media reports claim Trump already has chose to pull out of the agreement, which includes 195 signatories pledging to keep global temperatures at 35.6 F above pre-industrial levels and eventually move to keep them below 34.7 F.

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  • Germany's Gabriel says ties with US 'difficult', will improve
Germany's Gabriel says ties with US 'difficult', will improve

The sharp words from Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Monday came after Trump concluded his first official tour overseas, which took him to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Brussels and then Italy for a G7 summit. "They continue to grow the bond that they had during their talks in the G7, and he views not just Germany but the rest of Europe as an importan...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn left spluttering over Labour's childcare figures
Jeremy Corbyn left spluttering over Labour's childcare figures

Stephan Shakespeare, YouGov's chief executive, cautioned that his firm's model, which points to the possibility of a hung Parliament, also includes enough "leeway" that the Conservatives could still end up with as many as 345 seats when the votes are counted on June 8, giving May the increased majority she expected.

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  • May, Corbyn set out opposing European Union 'no deal' stances
May, Corbyn set out opposing European Union 'no deal' stances

Leaders of the three main minority parties, Lib Dem leader Tim Farron, UKIP leader Paul Nuttall and Caroline Lucas of the Green Party were also in the line up along with the SNP's Angus Robertson and Leanne Wood of Plaid Cymru, the National Party of Wales.

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  • Obamas buy house they were renting in tony DC neighborhood
Obamas buy house they were renting in tony DC neighborhood

The Obama family has said they plan to stay in D.C.at least until their youngest daughter, Sasha, finishes high school. A source familiar with the situation said the Obamas' will continue to own their Chicago home, in the South Side Kenwood community.

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  • Romney urges Trump to support Paris climate deal
Romney urges Trump to support Paris climate deal

President Donald Trump plans to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord, Axios and other media outlets , citing unnamed sources , are reporting. But, somewhat ironically, major oil, gas and coal companies ― along with a plethora of other big corporations ― urged Trump to keep the U.S.in the Paris Agreement.

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  • Key US-Europe relations called into question after Trump trip
Key US-Europe relations called into question after Trump trip

Spicer described Trump's personal relationship with Merkel as excellent. "It is inappropriate that we are now communicating with each other between a beer tent and Twitter ", he said in Berlin . "The times when we could fully rely on others are to a certain extent over", Merkel said at an event in Munich. Mr Spicer did not give a timeline...

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  • Stopping LeBron James the focal point for Golden State Warriors
Stopping LeBron James the focal point for Golden State Warriors

And while neither side has openly admitted it, Cleveland and Golden State has become one of the most entertaining rivalries the National Basketball Association has seen in quite some time . Well, you could crunch a bunch of numbers to try and figure out which team will win. Jokes aside, you'd think the Warriors would have addressed...

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  • Cavaliers and Warriors set for ultimate Finals
Cavaliers and Warriors set for ultimate Finals

The coach confirmed he plans to travel to Cleveland for Games 3 and 4 of this series. "We match up well with them, and I think they'd say the same about us". Green's role this season has become even more specialized. Curry is averaging a team-high 28.6 points per game in the playoffs. Curry said he could relate to how the former Preside...

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  • Trump accuses media of fabricating news
Trump accuses media of fabricating news

The review quickly ended as nothing new was discovered, but the news rocked the final days of the campaign, leading Clinton to suggest that Comey tipped the election to Donald Trump . "Any channel of communication, back or otherwise, with a country like Russian Federation is a good thing ", Kelly said. Federal investigators and several congress...

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  • Trump likely to withdraw from Paris climate deal
Trump likely to withdraw from Paris climate deal

Trump has repeatedly expressed doubts about climate change , at times calling it a hoax to weaken USA industry. " President Trump has an opportunity to relieve our nation of the unfair and economically devastating requirements of the Paris Agreement , the United Nations climate treaty he pledged to rip up during the campaign", Cruz wrote in...

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  • Pres. Trump joins mockery of his own mystery tweet
Pres. Trump joins mockery of his own mystery tweet

Some of the president's tweets have confounded his communications team, including those in March in which Trump suggested that President Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower. Its use of wit and humor has earned it almost half a million followers - up from about 180,000 when its social-media strategy was confined to a "Word of the Day" tweet in the m...

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  • Marty Walsh Speaks Out on Trump's Paris Climate Deal Decision
Marty Walsh Speaks Out on Trump's Paris Climate Deal Decision

Trump was expected to make an announcement this week on whether the U.S. will remain a party to the climate accord that his predecessor, Barack Obama, strongly supported and signed. Leaving the deal would fulfill a central campaign pledge, but would certainly anger worldwide allies that spent years in hard negotiations that produced an accord to re...

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