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Bloomberg says US does not need Washington to fulfil Paris agreement

It's unclear when discussions between the three governors began, but they announced their new pact within an hour of Trump's announcement . The two parties consider "climate action and the clean energy transition an imperative more important than ever", a draft of the document said , adding that China and the European Union will step up their efforts to implement the Paris agreement . Read More »

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn in TV showdown

Betting on this year's General Election as a whole has been a lot more popular compared to what we saw in 2015 and Oddschecker have witnessed nearly twice as more people coming to the site this time round compared to a couple of years ago. Read More »

UK Conservatives Set to Lose Seats in General Election

One woman asked why voters should trust her given her "track record" of "broken promises" during her tenure. "I could have stayed on doing that job for another couple of years and not called an election". Some tough questions for the Labour leader. That was because other parties were threatening to obstruct Brexit , she said. Next up to face the audience was Mr Corbyn who was swiftly challenged over his views on Trident , his views on the IRA and whether the Labour manifesto was "a ... Read More »

Who Will Be Best To Negotiate Brexit: May Or Corbyn?

He said it was a "shame" that May refused to debate head-to-head with him before the election. An opinion poll published on Friday showed May's Conservatives lead the opposition Labour Party by five percentage points, down sharply from 15 a little more than two weeks ago. Read More »

Champions League final: Juventus stand between Real Madrid's path to glory


Gab Marcotti and Stewart Robson run through their individual battles to watch when Juventus and Real Madrid clash. Juventus conceded only 27 goals in 38 games on their way to a sixth successive Serie A title and veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon was beaten just three times during the Bianconeri's unbeaten journey to Cardiff . Read More »

Trump Impresses and Presses in Speech to Top Muslim Leaders


In it, Obama used a more conciliatory tone, touching on America's troubled past in the Middle East and condemning anti-Muslim sentiment around the world. As president, he tried to curb immigration from the Middle East with a series of controversial executive orders. But following a week of bad press on the heels of Trump's ill-managed firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey and reports that Trump shared too much information to a Russian delegation, the destination itself ... Read More »

New California legislation would allow alcohol sales until 4 am


However, because it now doesn't have a financing plan , the bill would require a second vote and require two-thirds approval in both houses if the Assembly decides to attach a tax increase to fund it. The measure would have died if it failed to clear the Senate this week. Democrats voted to table the amendment, as well as a second one Anderson offered to require the same list of state candidates to disclose their birth certificates to be eligible for the ballot. Read More »

Zidane keeps his cards close to his chest'

Each of those illustrious clubs fell at the final hurdle. Saturday's match between Real Madrid and Juventus will be the first Champions League final played under a closed roof. The Black Eyed Peas are promising an energetic show when they perform at the Champions League final. Every time we've had the chance to fight for a trophy, we've done that. Read More »

WWDC 2017: Siri will make or break Apple

Apple is expected to host 5,000 developers at its developers' conference. MORE: Amazon Echo vs Google Home - which is better? Where it stands out, per Bloomberg and famed analyst Ming-Chi Kuo , is in superior audio quality - something apparently tapping into Apple's Beat's expertise. Read More »

Ireland elects openly gay prime minister

He will also be a year younger than France's Emmanuel Macron when he attends his first European Union leaders summit later this month. Leo Varadkar will be the new leader of Fine Gael , which is the largest party in the country's ruling coalition. Read More »

UK Conservatives have 15 point lead over Labour


But the speech might not have gone down well with Labour's leadership, given Mr Brown conspicuously failed to mention Jeremy Corbyn during his 25-minute oration. The Conservatives and Labour's other opponents seized on the leak as evidence that the party lacked discipline. She said that next week's Conservative manifesto will set out "five great challenges" facing the United Kingdom which she will tackle over the coming five years. Read More »

Putin denies Russian meddling in USA election

Also, while many world leaders have condemned Trump's decision on Thursday to pull the USA out of the Paris Climate Agreement, Putin said he "wouldn't blame Trump" for leaving the accord, though he hoped the Oval Office occupant would set new climate change rules. Read More »

Activists Investigating Ivanka Trump's Factory Disappear in China

Mr Hua was arrested in Jiangxi province on suspicion of illegally using eavesdropping equipment, said Li Qiang , executive director of China Labour Watch. The first daughter and her husband, Jared Kushner, who also works in the White House, have been criticized for failing to disclose their lavish art collection in financial documents . Read More »

US election hackers could be from anywhere: Putin

There are now no utility-scale wind turbines or solar farms in Russian Federation, which - like the USA - continues to gets most of its electricity from burning fossil fuels. "NATO has already been talking about transformation ... into a political organization, as the kind of an organization that creates the elements of stability in the world", Putin said. Read More »

Christy Clark will not resign as premier

She will now leave office. Premier Christy Clark held her own, less-jubilant, Liberal caucus meeting in Vancouver Tuesday morning where her future is very much up in the air. John Horgan says that the project will continue working but in the meantime go to the B.C. utilities commission for a final review answer on whether the project proceeds or is shut down. Read More »

Trump or no Trump, climate deal on


Handelsblatt, citing industry sources, said China had agreed to delay the introduction of the rule by a year and allow firms to make up for inadequate electric sales volumes later. The Paris Agreement was adopted by 195 countries in Paris in 2015 and entered into force in November a year ago. The flurry of visits come as concern grows in traditionally Atlanticist Germany at Trump's forthcoming announcement on the Paris Climate Accord, created to reduce the carbon dioxide emissions ... Read More »

Le Soyouz ramenant Thomas Pesquet sur Terre a quitté l'ISS


Pendant cette deuxième mission de 196 jours, il a effectué une cinquantaine d'expériences scientifiques pour le compte de l'agence spatiale russe Roskosmos. Le cosmonaute russe Fiodor Iourtchikhine , qui reste sur l'ISS , a ensuite fermé les écoutilles du Soyouz . Pendant la descente, plusieurs étapes importantes auront lieu. Read More »

Far Cry 5 Announced with February 27 Release Date


The title is releasing next year on PlayStation 4, Xbox One , and PC. The game will see enhancements on both the PS4 Pro and Project Scorpio. Players can also look forward to online co-op , allowing up to two friends to blast through Far Cry 5's campaign together from start to finish. Read More »

Vladimir Putin urges 'joint work' with Donald Trump on climate

Now it will be vastly harder for Trump to convince any major country to negotiate or renegotiate any deal - including all those trade deals Trump promised his voters he'd fix. An hour after Macron's statement was posted on his Facebook page and Twitter , a new blue-and-green "Make Our Planet Great Again " picture was posted-gaining more than 100,000 likes and more than 26,000 shares. Read More »

Illinois Legislature Ends Session (Yet Again) Without A Budget

The state government in IL is split between a Republican Governor, Bruce Rauner , and a legislature that is controlled by Democrats, which has resulted in paralyzing gridlock. "He hijacked the grand bargain", he said. Democratic Senate President John Cullerton of Chicago pushed two property-tax freezes measures through the Senate Tuesday. Read More »

Christy Clark will stay on as BC premier

With neither the B.C. Liberals nor the NDP forming a majority after all votes were counted, it was left to the B.C. Greens, with just three seats, to support one of the other two parties to be the government. She said she expects the legislature will test the confidence of the government in "short order", possibly as soon as early June. While many people fear minority governments, Morris says they can foster cooperation in the legislature. Read More »

Texas Is About To Pass A 'Bathroom Bill' For Public Schools

Texas is nearing passage of a law on the use of bathrooms in public schools by transgender children, reviving an issue that sparked boycotts and protests when North Carolina passed a similar measure a year ago. He noted that 77 percent of transgender students report being mistreated and 54 percent report being harassed due to their gender identity. "It's about increasing capacity, it's about providing homes for kids", Lucio said. Read More »

NYC Lights Up Green in Support of Paris Climate Accord

At the same time , China's coal consumption started to decline as the economy slowed. Chris Rapley, professor of climate science at University College London, said in response: "The essence of climate change can be captured in 10 words: "It's Clear: It's Real; It's Us; It's Bad; There's Hope". Read More »

Russian Federation secret ties allegations nothing but 'hysteria': Putin


Earlier during Friday's event, Putin called on a group of senior American business executives to help reverse the worsening of relations between the two countries. That's what he's there to do!" President Vladimir Putin says the Russian state has never been involved in hacking. Days before, Kelly donned a trench coat look for an interview in St. Read More »

Key US-Europe relations called into question after Trump trip


Just as important, if not more so, their sophisticated contacts with key officials and members of Congress allow them to reassure themselves that, whatever Trump's bluster, the alliance will sail on in the name of European democratic capitalism, even if ― as most now expect ― the president makes the dramatic gesture of pulling out of the Paris Accord on climate change . Read More »

Goldman under fire for buying Venezuela "hunger bonds"


Many economists say the only way to improve the country's situation is to scrap price and currency control systems that have hobbled the private sector. President Trump summed up the crisis recently. "We directly ask our sister nations to be our voice at this moment ", he said, ". because what happens in Venezuela affects the region". Read More »

SCOTUS Rules North Carolina Gerrymandering Is Racist


The ruling upholds a lower court decision that ordered a new map for the 2016 election. Democrats hailed the ruling. The state maintained that it was required to do that under the Voting Rights Act, but today the Supreme Court unanimously rejected that argument, as it has in similar cases from Alabama and Virginia . Read More »

Brazilian President refuses to resign despite corruption allegations


I repeat: I will not resign. Protests are planned in several cities and opposition politicians took to Twitter and local news channels to call for Mr Temer to be impeached, arguing his government no longer has legitimacy. He is also loathed on the left for his role in the impeachment just a year ago of leftist president Dilma Rousseff . The veteran centre-right politician, who took over previous year with a promise to restore Brazil's stability after the impeachment of leftist ... Read More »