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Putin critic Navalny detained by police, his wife says

Putin critic Navalny detained by police, his wife says

Co-ordinated rallies called by Navalny attracted large crowds in cities across Russian Federation. The area of Tsverskaya Street near where Navalny's supporters were planning to hold their protest was hosting an officially-organized historical festival, with actors re-enacting periods of Russian history with props such as World War Two jeeps and artillery guns.


Climate change rift raises temperature for G7 meet

Climate change rift raises temperature for G7 meet

The G-7 is made up of Canada, France , Germany , Italy , Japan, Britain and the U.S. As a sign of our commitment, Bloomberg Philanthropies, in partnership with others, will make up the approximately $15 million in funding that the U.N.'s Climate Secretariat stands to lose from Washington.


United States congressman introduces 'COVFEFE' act aimed at Donald Trump's tweets

United States congressman introduces 'COVFEFE' act aimed at Donald Trump's tweets

An Illinois Democratic lawmaker is trolling the Tweeter-in-Chief with the introduction Monday of the " Communications Over Various Feeds Electronically for Engagement " - COVFEFE for short - "Act of 2017". Most people took the "covfefe" tweet to be a typo, although press secretary Sean Spicer told the media that the term was used intentionally. With the new act at play, POTUS is definitely going to want to be a bit less hasty when sending out his 140-character statements .



Cullen wins third Stanley Cup, Penguins blank Nashville

Rinne's almost full game of shutout hockey - and the Predators' chances - came to an end with less than two minutes to play when winger Patric Hornqvist banked in the game-winner off of the Nashville netminder's left elbow. The Penguins won the first two games at home , and then the Predators won the next two games at home. Pittsburgh also became the first National Hockey League team to earn back-to-back titles in the salary cap era.



UK ministers push for Johnson to take over from Theresa May

The change was unlikely to significantly quell unrest within the party. Another former Labour Northern Ireland secretary, ex-Neath MP Peter Hain, said he also had great concerns over the impact any Conservative-DUP pact could have. "Theresa May is a dead woman walking and the only question is how long she remains on death row", said George Osborne , who had been sacked as United Kingdom chancellor when May took over at 10 Downing Street after David Cameron resigned as PM after the ...


Gov. Carney adds First State to US Climate Alliance

Gov. Carney adds First State to US Climate Alliance

Global consensus on the need to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions means that nearly every country sees that staying within the Paris Agreement is in its own interest. Almost 200 countries are part of the accord and have agreed to fight global warming by reducing carbon emissions . "I am sure the USA will rethink its decision", Singh said while addressing a conference in New Delhi.