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In Israel , the whole issue of embassy location has always been regarded with a shrug. While Jordan has since given up the claim to those territories, their worldwide status remains in limbo, with Palestinians asserting the right to statehood and claiming East Jerusalem as their rightful capital.
  • May and Corbyn share opposing stances over 'no deal' Brexit scenario

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    The second most popular, with just over a thousand retweets, was a viewer quoting Jeremy Paxman , who said European Union negotiators might think Theresa May was a "blow-hard who collapses at the first sign of gunfire". Mr Corbyn's attempt, in the wake of last week's Manchester bombing, to draw a link between British involvement in military interventions overseas and terrorism at home led to Tory accusations that he was making excuses for extremists.
  • Trump To Pull US Out Of Paris Climate Agreement

    Trump To Pull US Out Of Paris Climate Agreement

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    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker lashed the decision as "a seriously wrong decision". "Believe me, we have just begun". "I don't want anything to get in our way". That's the point at which climate scientists warn the impact of climate change worldwide would be severe. Leaving the treaty would mean that the USA would no longer attend the annual Conferences of the Parties meeting.
  • Trump revives 'Crooked Hillary' nickname. Clinton fires back with 'covfefe.'

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    Trump condemned Clinton earlier in the week for blaming her loss on weakness in the Democratic Party and a hostile media. Give Clinton (or one of her lackeys) credit for this comeback, a play on Trump's mysterious new pet word. Although Clinton started out her discussion of the "covfefe" tweet in a lighthearted manner, it quickly became clear that she believes something more serious is at stake.
  • Majority of Americans dislike GOP health care plan

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    Americans continue to view Obamacare more favorably than the House-passed plan to repeal it, according to a Wednesday poll that finds the public is increasingly wary of how the GOP replacement would affect them if it were passed by the Senate and signed into law.
  • Trump to announce climate decision Thursday

    Trump to announce climate decision Thursday

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    This comes shortly after UN Secretary General António Guterres said in a speech in NY the UN was trying to convince the Trump administration staying with the accord was important for USA national security and its economy. The news from the White House led to a swift and strong reaction from the United Nations . Economic shortsightedness for USA to choose oil and gas over the green economy, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says.
  • Trump pulls USA from Aust on Paris, trade

    Trump pulls USA from Aust on Paris, trade

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    Asked why House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy hadn't responded to the reports Wednesday, a spokesman said: "Did the President announce that?" Word of Trump's expected decision came a day after the president met with Pruitt. She worked to ensure her father heard pro-Paris viewpoints, including from former Vice President Al Gore. As Trump returned home to the United States, Merkel told a crowd in Munich that Europe could no longer rely on USA leadership.
  • Trump rejects moving Israel embassy to Jerusalem _ for now

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    After much anticipation, President Trump has made a decision to postpone his campaign promise to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . The sources told Al Araby that Trump showed video clips, which the Palestinians claim had been taken out of context, of Abbas admitting to inciting against Israel.
  • EU, China summit to back Paris deal regardless of Trump

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    Asked whether China had talked to the Trump administration about the Paris agreement , she said: "China and the United States have close communications about a wide variety of topics, and of course, this includes the issue of climate change ".
  • President Trump announcement on Paris Accord

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    The accord, which has been endorsed by 195 countries, is technically legally binding, though its powers for enforcement are fairly weak. "As we've noted, economics are still driving, not regulation", said Zlotnicka in a note to clients after Trump's announcement.
  • Trump says USA will abandon global climate accord

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    A spokesman to the Secretary-General of the United Nations called Trump's decision a "major disappointment" and said it's "crucial that the United States remains a leader on environmental issues". A group of 22 Republican senators sent Trump a letter urging him to withdraw as well. If so many countries stop reducing emissions, the temperature might just raise to the point of no turning back.
  • President Trump Is Expected To Pull US From Paris Deal

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    Junker spoke Wednesday in Berlin. As media reported Wednesday that Trump was prepared to exit the 2015 global pact aimed at reducing the effects of climate change , Musk warned the president to uphold the agreement. "Climate action is unstoppable", he said. Trump is getting conflicting advice from various quarters of the administration. Almost every country has signed on to the Paris Agreement, and a majority have ratified it.
  • Supremo es el que define legalidad de constituyente, dice rectora venezolana

    Supremo es el que define legalidad de constituyente, dice rectora venezolana

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    Al ser preguntada por qué el CNE priorizó la ANC y no las elecciones regionales, respondió: "la celeridad que le podemos imprimir nosotros a un proceso constituyente eso para las regionales es distinto". "Es importante resaltar que el Consejo Nacional Electoral no es el competente para dirimir si es Constitucional o no, si tú sientes que es inconstitucional debes ir al Tribunal Supremo de Justicia a solicitar una interpretación", dijo.
  • Columbia's Kael Miranda eliminated from Scripps National Spelling Bee

    Columbia's Kael Miranda eliminated from Scripps National Spelling Bee

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    Spellers who advanced to the final rounds were selected based on a combination of their score in the oral rounds, and on a written spelling and vocabulary test given to all students on Tuesday. Next school year, Maia will attend Bishop Gorman High School. "It feels really exciting", she told the smitten reporters. Tammy Brown, Gabrielle's mother, said she was proud of her daughter's performance.
  • Trump says United States will stop using climate-accord standards

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    The US would end the implementation of its voluntary commitments under the Paris Agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 26% to 28% by 2025 compared with 2005 levels, and its contribution to climate finance, he said. "This agreement is less about the climate and more about other countries gaining a financial advantage over the United States", Trump said. He said that if unchecked, sea-level rise caused by climate change could mean that New Orleans and other coastal cities "will cease to ...
  • TSJ dictó amparo en protección a habitantes de Barinas

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    Además, les pide proceder a la "inmediata" remoción de "obstáculos y mantener las vías y zonas adyacentes a estas libres de barricadas". "Hasta el momento tenemos la cifra de 1.119 personas lesionadas (.), de los que 340 son funcionarios de seguridad", dice el Defensor del Pueblo de Venezuela , Tarek William Saab.
  • Witnesses report gunshots and explosions at Resorts World Manila in Philippines

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    We are just alert. "We can not attribute this to terrorism", dela Rosa said. Most of the patients were suffering the effects of smoke inhalation and some had injuries such as fractures, she said, adding that none had gunshot wounds. "One of the employees told me that the suspect began pouring the contents of the bottle on one of the tables and lit it on fire". The Philippine National Police ruled out terrorism as the motive behind the shooting rampage at the Resorts World Manila in ...
  • Trump's Press Chief Quits Amid White House Shake-up

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    The White House on Wednesday took its first public steps to cordon off response efforts to the Russian Federation probe from the day-to-day work of the administration, acknowledging openly that President Donald Trump had hired an outside attorney to handle the swirling controversy.
  • ¡Lo que faltaba! En Venezuela detienen a colombiano por atacar protestas opositoras

    ¡Lo que faltaba! En Venezuela detienen a colombiano por atacar protestas opositoras

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    Reverol indicó que en dicho lugar se localizó material explosivo, ropa militar, chalecos antibalas, se le incautó granadas fragmentarias de fabricación artesanal con cordón detonante y fulminantes eléctricos para ser detonado en cualquier momento, facsímiles, casco inerte de lanzacohete AT4, chalecos antibalas con logo de la GNB "para iniciar atentados contra los manifestantes".
  • Asesinan a dos policías en Chilpancingo

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    Minutos antes de las 3 de la tarde, un vehículo tipo Tsuru color blanco le cerró el paso a una camioneta en la que viajaban dos civiles, que tras notar la acción trataron de huir. Al lugar llegaron elementos de diferentes corporaciones policiacas, además de personal del Ejército quienes resguardaron la zona mientras se realizaban las primeras investigaciones.
  • PM condoles mishap in Sri Lanka

    PM condoles mishap in Sri Lanka

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    Almost 24,000 people in 13 districts have been impacted by flooding or landslides, the disaster center said. The south western region of Ratnapura was worst affected. "When you feel the pain, we also feel the pain", the envoy said while formally handing over the Indian aid to Sri Lanka's Foreign minister Ravi Karunanayake at the Colombo port.
  • BBC election audience 'rigorously' selected - ComRes

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    Mr Johnson told BBC Breakfast: " It was seven people speaking to probably the most left-wing studio audience the BBC has ever brought together ". It was left to Home Secretary Amber Rudd to defend the prime minister only days after the death of her 93-year-old father.
  • Memorable words from the National Spelling Bee

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    Rohan wore a blue cotton polo and khaki shorts on stage Wednesday, paired with neon-pink tennis shoes and black, crew-length socks pulled up to mid-calf like his favorite professional tennis player, Roger Federer. At stake is a trophy and more than $40,000 in cash and prizes. In 2016, he was one of the final 10 spellers in the championship round, stumbling on "palagonite" (basaltic glass) after advancing through the first televised round.
  • House tax-law writer downplays differences

    House tax-law writer downplays differences

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    What Grassley and Ernst did not mention are divisions within the Republican caucus in the Senate. "If I wanted an easier path through the primary, then I would line up more with where the president is", he told the Washington Post. Debate over an $11.8 billion, two-year budget plan is underway in the New Hampshire Senate. Mr. Trump's reference to "tax cuts" stands in contrast to his own budget, released last week.
  • Northern California officers guilty of murder in beating death of inmate

    Northern California officers guilty of murder in beating death of inmate

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    The defense argued that Santa Clara County medical examiner Joseph O'Hara jumped to the conclusion that Tyree had been beaten to death. The jury reached its decision Thursday afternoon after three days of deliberation . The deputies were arrested one day after the coroner ruled on August 31, 2015, that Tyree had died of internal bleeding due to blunt force trauma. Prosecutors used the witness testimony, along with cruel-sounding text messages sent by Farris to other guards, to portray the ...
  • Supremo ordena a Capriles evitar bloqueos en protestas o irá a prisión

    Supremo ordena a Capriles evitar bloqueos en protestas o irá a prisión

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    El Tribunal Supremo de Justicia ( TSJ ) de Venezuela ya ha publicado anteriormente sentencias similares contra once alcaldes opositores a través de la Sala Constitucional. La medida del Supremo se produce cuando una ola de manifestaciones sacude al país desde hace 62 días, muchas de las cuales han degenerado en hechos de violencia que dejan al menos 60 muertos y un millar de heridos, según cifras de la Fiscalía venezolana.
  • Something extraordinary happened when Jeremy Corbyn arrived at the BBC debate

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    She said earlier on Wednesday that she preferred "taking questions and meeting people" on the campaign trail rather than "squabbling" with other politicians. Corbyn's drive to align Labour more closely with its socialist roots and eschew the pro-business centrist platform championed by three-time election victor Blair has split the party.
  • Intercambian AMLO y Ochoa Reza señalamientos en Twitter

    Intercambian AMLO y Ochoa Reza señalamientos en Twitter

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    En el cierre de campaña de Alfredo del Mazo, candidato a la Gubernatura del Estado de México , el líder del tricolor denunció que el político tabasqueño pretende llevar al País a una situación de crisis y hambre como la que vive la nación sudamericana.
  • Lamentable: escribieron un insulto racista en la casa de LeBron James

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    Ya en Oakland , donde este jueves disputará su primer partido de las Finales contra Golden State , LeBron James no pudo centrarse en el partido en su comparecencia con los medios. Ese negocio obliga a que James pase más tiempo en el sur de California . No importa cuánto dinero tengas, no importa lo famoso que seas, no importa cuánta gente te admira, ser negro en Estados Unidos es duro .
  • Mass evacuations as Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh

    Mass evacuations as Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh

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    The cyclone has caused and rendered millions of people homeless. At least 10,000 thatched huts in Balukhali and Kutupalong camps were destroyed by strong winds, Shamsul Alam, a community leader, told Reuters . Disaster management authority spokesman Abul Hashim told the news agency: "We are targeting zero casualties and we will try our best to evacuate more than a million before the landfall".
  • USA places Venezuela Supreme Court justices on sanctions list

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    Venezuela once had a Jewish community that numbered about 25,000 people, but leaders say more than half have fled amid economic and political insecurity. Maikel Moreno, the president of Venezuela's Supreme Court, and among those sanctioned by the USA government, said Friday that Trump's executive order was an attempt to impose its authority over Venezuela's institutions and compromise the judicial branch's independence.
  • Chinese workers who probed Ivanka Trump-linked factories missing

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    The men were working with a USA nonprofit to publish a report next month alleging low pay, excessive overtime and possible misuse of student labor, according to China Labor Watch executive director Li Qiang, who lost contact with the investigators over the weekend.
  • 3 family members dead in Anoka County identified

    3 family members dead in Anoka County identified

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    During a welfare check Wednesday at a residence in the 900 block of 139th Avenue in Andover authorities discovered three deceased adults who suffered fatal gunshot wounds. Police entered the home, and once inside found three adults dead from gunshot wounds. A 22 caliber semi-automatic handgun was found at the home. The names of the victims are being withheld at this time pending notification of family.
  • Las distintas posturas de los rectores del CNE sobre la Constituyente

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    Más temprano, expresó que "la violencia no es el camino para la resolución de nuestros conflictos". Rondón también rechazó que se vaya a seleccionar un representante por municipio debido a que existen localidades con cerca de dos mil electores y otras con casi 500.000, lo que, insistió, "viola la proporcionalidad por estado establecida en la Constitución".
  • Donald Trump anunció la salida del acuerdo climático de París

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    En respuesta al anuncio hecho por el presidente estadounidense en que dio a conocer su intención de retirar a su país del Acuerdo de París , Roberts emitió una declaración divulgada por la oficina en México del WWF, la red mundial más grande de organizaciones internacionales dedicadas a la conservación.
  • Hudson River cleanup working but hasn't hit final goal

    Hudson River cleanup working but hasn't hit final goal

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    Currently, the fish could be safe to eat again once a week in "55 years or more", although river data collected by EPA during the last year are "not sufficient" to project that timetable more precisely. "We strongly disagree with their conclusions and maintain that the significant amount of contamination left in the river threatens both public health and the environment", New York's environmental commissioner, Basil Seggos , said.
  • Trump pulls the USA out of the Paris climate accord

    Trump pulls the USA out of the Paris climate accord

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    In Madrid, the leaders of India and Spain expressed their commitment to fighting climate change and reiterated their support for implanting the Kyoto and Paris accords. Trump's administration has already begun killing Obama-era climate regulations. Suggesting renegotiating re-entry was not a major priority, he said, "If we can, great".
  • Trump prepara la retirada de EEUU del Acuerdo de París

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    Una eventual salida de Estados Unidos representaría un duro golpe para la lucha contra el cambio climático , un año y medio después de la euforia generada tras la conclusión del acuerdo en diciembre de 2015 y los compromisos del entonces presidente Barack Obama, junto a China .
  • Odebrecht habría financiado campaña de Henrique Capriles en 2012 — Venezuela

    Odebrecht habría financiado campaña de Henrique Capriles en 2012 — Venezuela

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    La empresa, sin embargo, consideró en 2012 que Capriles también tenía opciones de ganar por lo que abrió un diálogo para estrechar lazos con el opositor. Las pruebas fueron solicitadas por las fiscalías de Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador, México, Panamá, Perú, República Dominicana y Venezuela . El diario brasileño Valor publicó una confesión realizada por Euzenando Azevedo, un exejecutivo del grupo Odebrecht .
  • Studio Ghibli to build a theme park

    Studio Ghibli to build a theme park

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    Chunichi Web reports (and translated by Anime News Network ) that the beloved animated studio will be opening a park based on the 1988 film 'My Neighbour Totoro' , widely regarded as the most successful Ghibli films to date. It will start off with an area modeled after the setting of " My Neighbor Totoro ", taking advantage of the roughly 200-hectare site's natural greenery.