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Author: 0 Scotland's SNP calls for referendum at end of Brexit process

The Scottish National Party has launched their general election manifesto , pledging to "protect" the Scottish agri-food industry by fighting to stay as a member of the EU's single market. Asked if she still stood by her previous timetable commitment of holding the vote between autumn 2018 and spring 2019, Sturgeon admitted a vote could take place later, depending on how long the United Kingdom government takes to strike a Brexit deal.

Author: 0 Trump likely to withdraw from Paris climate deal

White House press secretary Sean Spicer is expected to address President Donald Trump's upcoming decision on the Paris climate accord, among other topics, at a Wednesday briefing at the White House. Climate change is unstoppable. He calls the expected withdrawal "a big setback". "Climate solutions provide opportunities that are unmatchable". His reported decision comes on the heels of his first foreign trip, which included the G7 summit, during which the leaders of the world's seven most ...

Esteri Deputies face excessive force charges in Placer County
Author: 0 Deputies face excessive force charges in Placer County

Authorities say the alleged incident was discovered by a supervisor who was reviewing video footage, who then brought it to the attention of management. The deputy and officer face charges of assault under color of authority, and falsifying incident reports. Correctional Officer Villanueva is facing one count related to excessive force and a count of falsifying a report.

Esteri UK PM boycotts TV debate despite Labour challenge
Author: 0 UK PM boycotts TV debate despite Labour challenge

Other members of the panel are UKIP leader Paul Nuttall, SNP deputy leader Angus Robertson , Green co-leader Caroline Lucas and Plaid Cymru's Leanne Wood. "No, what the people in Brussels will be looking at is how I have negotiated with them in the past where I have gone with a clear remit from the United Kingdom when I was home secretary and I came back with what I asked for", she said.

Author: 0 Sea Lion snatches girl from pier

But the sea lion swims closer to the dock and rises in the water, towards a little girl kneeling on the dock edge. A man standing nearby, possibly the girl's father or relative, immediately dived into the water to rescue her after which both of them were pulled out by people around.

Esteri Virat Kohli only Indian in top 10 ICC rankings
Author: 0 Virat Kohli only Indian in top 10 ICC rankings

Before the Virat Kohli , Abraham Benjamin de Villiers also a South African Cricketer took 7,000 runs in 166 innings . Batting against England on Monday, Hashim Amla toppled Virat Kohli as the fastest batsman to get to 7,000 runs in ODI cricket.

Esteri Opinion poll shows UK Conservatives could fall short of overall majority
Author: 0 Opinion poll shows UK Conservatives could fall short of overall majority

That is because markets initially pencilled in an increased Conservative majority - strengthening the Prime Minister's hand politically as she prepares for Brexit negotiations . YouGov used a model which analysed data from around 50,000 panellists interviewed on their voting intention over the course of a week. But her apparently commanding poll lead over Labour has since narrowed, reducing expectations of a landslide victory.

Author: 0 Two British Airways flights cancelled at YVR after airline IT glitch

British Airways cancelled all its flights out of its London Heathrow and Gatwick hubs in the United Kingdom on Saturday following a major IT system failure. BA warned people not to come to the "extremely congested" airports, but an AFP photographer at Heathrow's Terminal 5 said many travellers were waiting outside the departure area with their luggage in "chaotic" scenes.

Esteri Awkward moment when Trump pushes a prime minister at NATO conference
Author: 0 Awkward moment when Trump pushes a prime minister at NATO conference

He said, "This was an inoffensive situation". He's also refused to explicitly back the mutual defense agreement that has been activated only once, during the darkest hours of September 2001. He's finishing his foreign tour there at the G7 meeting. The video that captured a lot of social media attention shows Trump grasping Markovic's right arm and pushing him away.

Author: 0 U.S. 'Successfully Intercepted' ICBM in Test, Says Pentagon

North Korea's nuclear ambitions have injected a new sense of urgency to building an effective defense against the country and actions of its unpredictable leader, Kim Jong Un, who is trying to develop a long-range missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead and reaching the USA mainland.

Esteri Melania Trump gets revenge on fashion critics for dress snub
Author: 0 Melania Trump gets revenge on fashion critics for dress snub

The list of designers who said they wouldn't dress Melania is long, led by Tom Ford, Marc Jacobs , Zac Posen, Christian Siriano and Sophie Theallet. The success of the former model's first string of high-profile, high fashion public appearances, plus the hope of a Melania Trump Effect as designers, like the rest of us, prepare to potentially lose their health care , unfortunately makes it a little more understandable that they might be beginning to soften their stance of putting the ...

Esteri NYTimes: Kushner Attempted to Set Up Direct Line to Putin
Author: 0 NYTimes: Kushner Attempted to Set Up Direct Line to Putin

His last day has not yet been determined. Kushner Companies declined to comment. As a possible shakeup looms, Trump has other issues to deal with on the home front. "In addition to that, and perhaps more importantly, he is a very good person", Trump told the New York Times . Presidents generally place calls to foreign leaders on one of several secure phone lines.

Esteri Indian PM on climate: would be 'crime' to spoil environment
Author: 0 Indian PM on climate: would be 'crime' to spoil environment

Seven agreements were exchanged between the two countries, covering subjects such as energy, security and civil aviation. Later, Modi called on President Frank-Walter Steinmeier at the Bellevue Castle in the German capital before departing for Spain.

Author: 0 Putin Signs Decree Partially Lifting Economic Restrictions Against Turkey

The decree reads that new measures will be active if Turkey takes analogous actions. According to Wednesday's decree , Turkish citizens in possession of service passports, flight and cabin crew, as well as businesspeople visiting Russian Federation for short periods will be entitled to visa-free travel.

Esteri Man who threw baby off bridge facing possible life sentence
Author: 0 Man who threw baby off bridge facing possible life sentence

Police said Moreno threw his son, Aaden , off the Arrigoni Bridge over the Connecticut River in Middletown in July 2015. Moreno jumped from the bridge but survived after emergency crews received a call from Aaden's mother, who said that Moreno was suicidal, and responded to the scene.

Author: 0 Emanuel Calls Reported US Withdrawal From Paris Accord 'Alarming'

While Trump now favors an exit, he has been known to change his thinking on major decisions and tends to seek counsel from a range of inside and outside advisers, many with differing agendas, until the last minute. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has weighed in, arguing on Tuesday that the United States should not leave the Paris Agreement. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi tweeted her disappointment Wednesday, calling the potential move a "stunning abdication of American ...

Esteri 4 students involved in doll hanging incident at Wakefield High School
Author: 0 4 students involved in doll hanging incident at Wakefield High School

Students on campus explained the signing, referencing its origins as a request to bring back their former White principal, who was replaced by their current principal, Malik Bazzell in 2015. "I don't think it was a senior prank", said Wakefield High School senior Sami Walsh . "It is not a prank". Students are not taking the matter lightly either.

Author: 0 General Election 2017: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn makes a debate u-turn

The latest television showdown will take place later, with representatives from seven parties going head to head in a BBC debate . "No, what the people in Brussels will be looking at is how I have negotiated with them in the past where I have gone with a clear remit from the United Kingdom when I was home secretary and I came back with what I asked for", she said.

Author: 0 President Donald Trump expected to pull USA out of Paris climate agreement

Meanwhile, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Europe must make clear to the USA that quitting the Paris climate agreement is not a straightforward process, and that fully leaving the deal will take years. Last week, leaders of other wealthy democracies urged Trump to commit his administration to the agreement at the G-7 summit in Sicily, but they said in their closing statement that the US, for now, "is not in a position to join the consensus".

Author: 0 Oil plunges 5 pct on disappointment with OPEC cuts

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries met this week in Vienna to agree to extend an initial six month production curb by a further nine months, into next year. "On behalf of Malaysia and after discussing with Petronas, I pledged production cuts of 20,000 barrels per day which was agreed by other members, similar to the level committed before", he said in a statement today.

Esteri LA's Homeless Population Spiked 23 Percent In Last Year
Author: 0 LA's Homeless Population Spiked 23 Percent In Last Year

The Homeless Services Authority pointed to economic stress on renters in the Los Angeles area. One of those challenges is L.A.'s shrinking affordable housing, which appears to be driving more and more people into homelessness , even as L.A.

Author: 0 Canada's Economy Grows 3.7% on Domestic Demand: Takeaways

The Canadian economy posted bang-up growth in the first three months of 2017, increasing the chance that the Bank of Canada (BoC) will raise interest rates sooner rather than later. Business investment in residential structures grew 3.7 per cent, boosted by new construction, the strong real estate market in Ontario and a gain in renovation activity.

Author: 0 Trump administration defends Jared Kushner

White House senior adviser and President Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner , is under fire after a New York Times Magazine and Pro Publica report ... He also expressed regret that individuals with "good credibility" like national security H. R. McMaster are being tarnished by their association with the Trump administration.

Author: 0 South African ruling party backs scandal-tainted president

The former Public Protector, a constitutionally mandated corruption watchdog, called for a commission of inquiry in the " State of Capture " report into alleged influence-peddling. Mantashe says the commission should be established without delay. Zuma and the Guptas deny the allegations. Emails between President Zuma's son Duduzane and figures from a company owned by the controversial Gupta family - who reportedly wield considerable influence over Mr Zuma - include a letter to the Abu Dabi ...

Author: 0 The 7 Most Awkward Moments From Trump's Israel Trip

That sparked controversy as it's a Jewish holy site on disputed territory. Emerging from an historic session with Mr. Abbas in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Mr. Embassy there", the letter stated. While Trump benefits from growing Arab interest in working with Israel to counter Iran and the Islamic State group , Shapiro said, not much could be inferred from Israeli and Palestinian acquiescence to talks.

Esteri Ariana Grande Plans To Hold Benefit Concert Following Manchester Arena Bombing
Author: 0 Ariana Grande Plans To Hold Benefit Concert Following Manchester Arena Bombing

The British government has expressed its anger at the release in U.S. media of details from the investigation into Monday's concert attack, including photographs of parts of the bomb. British authorities are angry that photos showing the bomb's detonator, battery, and some shrapnel from the bomb were published by the New York Times .

Esteri Suspect in Fatal Portland Attack Yells About 'Free Speech' at Hearing
Author: 0 Suspect in Fatal Portland Attack Yells About 'Free Speech' at Hearing

About a dozen protesters in the hall outside the courtroom erupted into shouting while the charges were read . Autopsies showed both victims died from stab wounds to their necks and Best also had a fractured vertebra. Christian faces aggravated murder and other charges. Fletcher told investigators Christian "threatened to decapitate people". "That was the first thing that popped into my head, 'I wonder if it's the same guy from the night before, '" she said.

Esteri World Health Organization elects Ethiopia's Ghebreyesus as its new director
Author: 0 World Health Organization elects Ethiopia's Ghebreyesus as its new director

Delegates at the World Health Assembly in Geneva conducted two rounds of secret balloting to select the next director-general. The third candidate, Pakistan's Dr. All three candidates vying to replace Dr Chan have vowed to push ahead with reforms. Of the United Nations health agency's 194 member states, 185 were eligible to cast ballots.

Esteri Kickoff Times Set for Five Nebraska Games
Author: 0 Kickoff Times Set for Five Nebraska Games

What changes a lot of things is that the new Big Ten TV contract is very heavily Fox Sports flavored, as the Black Friday game vs. the Hawkeyes moves from ABC to Fox Sports 1. Nebraska's and Iowa's Homecoming kick off times were also announced. September 23: The homecoming tilt with Rutgers will kick off at 2:30 or 3 p.m.

Esteri Google expands Android Pay to Canada
Author: 0 Google expands Android Pay to Canada

To check device compatibility with Android Pay , go to the Google Play Store . When it comes to stores, Android Pay users in Canada will be able to visit Tim Hortons, Loblaws, Petro-Canada, McDonald's, Indigo, Pizza Pizza, Sears Canada, Telus, Rogers, and Freedom Mobile stores and use their phone to make payments.

Esteri Captive priest could be under duress - AFP spokesperson
Author: 0 Captive priest could be under duress - AFP spokesperson

In another development, the military said a week-long assault by Islamist rebels in a southern Philippine city is being fuelled with stolen weapons and ammunition and fighters broken out of jails. The military said the pro-Islamic State Maute group has proven to be a fierce enemy, clinging on to the heart of Marawi City through days of air strikes.

Author: 0 Trump Reportedly Decides to Pull Out of Paris Climate Deal

The accord , agreed on by almost 200 countries in Paris in 2015, aims to limit planetary warming in part by slashing carbon dioxide and other emissions from the burning of fossil fuels. During his overseas trip last week, European leaders pressed him to keep the USA in the pact. He said the agreement hindered US job growth and put the United States at the mercy of other countries even though the accord lacks an enforcement mechanism.

Author: 0 Trump Expected to Withdraw US From Paris Climate Accord

Axios said details of the pullout are being worked out by a team that includes Environmental Protection Agency ( EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt . President Donald Trump will fulfill his campaign pledge to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement , two sources with direct knowledge of the decision say .

Esteri Comey to testify in public before Senate Intelligence Committee
Author: 0 Comey to testify in public before Senate Intelligence Committee

Former FBI Director James Comey now believes that President Donald Trump was trying to influence his judgment about the Russian Federation probe, a person familiar with his thinking says, but whether that influence amounts to obstruction of justice remains an open question.

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