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Trump to announce decision on Paris Accord over next few days

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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 . In those conversations, McKenna said she's also highlighted that 90 per cent of the accord remains to be negotiated and it's better to be at the table. Read More »

Here's What the GOP Bill Does to Obamacare's 'Essential Health Benefits'

John Thune, R-South Dakota, a member of Senate leadership, said . He said the Affordable Care Act is failing many Americans, and he said the bill that was approved by the House earlier this month is not the solution. But Indiana Republican Party chairman Kyle Hupfer says report or no report, a majority of Hoosiers are unhappy with the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare". Read More »

What does 'covfefe' mean? Social media rushes to define Trump's typo

It was announced this morning that President Trump is likely to withdraw from the Paris Climate agreement, which is a direct reversal on the climate change efforts put forward by President Obama's administration. Another suggested " covfefe " was becoming a popular name for babies in states that voted for Trump. Jimmy Kimmel lamented that he'll never write anything funnier than the term. Read More »

Teen Thanks Defenders After Being Protected From Portland White Supremacist

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Three men on the train intervened before police say Christian attacked them, killing two and wounding one. He denied being a neo-Nazi, but he added, "I've fought and bled for my race". Trump to "take action" in response to the slayings. Macy said she saw that Namkai-Meche was holding up his phone but Macy said she did not know if he was recording the confrontation. Read More »

United States shoots down mock ICBM with interceptor rocket

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Syring said the MDA is also planning to test the GMD system against a salvo of threat-representative targets in the 2023 timeframe. Despite the success, the $ 244 million test didn't confirm that under wartime conditions the USA could intercept an intercontinental-range missile fired by North Korea. Read More »

City siege was start of extremist plan — Philippine military

Speaking to CNN Philippines, they described how 11 of them fled a building they were housed in and swam across a river to government troops on the other side. "We are asking for your help to please give what they are asking for". He criticized the military for conducting air strikes and for hampering efforts to evacuate civilians. Read More »

UK Labour chief Corbyn challenges Theresa May to debate as race tightens

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In the televised debate, Rudd accused Corbyn of having drawn up a "fantasy wishlist" manifesto paid for with a magic "money tree", and noting that most of his MPs backed a failed coup against him a year ago. Speaking to a rally of supporters in Reading, Mr Corbyn issued a challenge to Mrs May to join him at the debate in Cambridge . Meanwhile, Caroline Lucas, co-leader of the Green Party , branded May's decision not to attend "extreme cowardice" as her replacement Rudd floundered. Read More »

A guide to the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Naomi Zarin, the Maine State Spelling Bee champion from Gray, correctly spelled both her onstage words Wednesday at the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee in National Harbor, Maryland. 290 out of 291 in the competition, completed a written exam Tuesday morning that will help determine who advances to the finals later this week. "The longest word I've ever seen is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanosis", said Taylor. Read More »

There's one group that would get slammed by the GOP's healthcare bill

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His reaction follows a report released by the Congressional Budget Office ( CBO ), which Rep. Brooks says validates key changes he insisted upon in the original bill. Older adults have always been concerned about the rising cost of healthcare, and the bill would make things even worse for them, says David Certner, AARP legislative policy director. Read More »

Chelsea Clinton Calls Hillary Clinton's Loss An 'Unexpected Blessing'

In the new book that she is now working on, she said: "I'm just using everything that anybody else said about it besides me to basically say: This was the biggest nothing burger - ever". When asked by Walt Mossberg why she gave a paid speech to Goldman Sachs, Clinton responded, "Why do you have Goldman Sachs here?" Then she said it was a right-wing conspiracy, now it's a Russian conspiracy, Russia, Russia, Russia. Read More »

Trump, Merkel get along well: White House

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The fear that the White House's new occupant might be changing the template of global politics forever if he's allowed to have his way can't be shaken off lightly. And while German politicians sided with Merkel, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel signaled that it was time for cooler heads to prevail. He also cautioned Merkel from taking such a confrontational posture with the United Kingdom particularly in light of coming trade negotiations between the United Kingdom and the European Union ... Read More »

Trump quickly finds voice on Twitter after returning from foreign trip

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On matters such as anti-terrorism, as the world saw so horrifically laid bare at Manchester last week, President Trump has pushed vigorously for revisions in immigration policy. He reiterated the US commitment to the North Atlantic alliance. Trump stepped up to insist he'd never said the word " Israel " in his talks with Russian officials - effectively confirming that nation as the source of the information. Read More »

Train Stabbing Suspect Defiant In Court

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He is a proud and extremely public white supremacist who led a counter demonstration at a free-speech event in Portland just a few weeks ago. You call it terrorism, I call it patriotism! He says they must be traumatized from being targets of hate and from the deaths of two other men who also tried to intervene Friday. Read More »

Who's who in the Russia investigation?

A Washington Post report alleging that Jared Kushner was seeking to open a secure, private line with Russian Federation is false, a source familiar with the matter has told Fox News . "It has been my great honor to serve President Trump and this administration". Some U.S. news reports , citing Trump aides, say the president could soon establish a White House "war room" to deal with the burgeoning number of questions about his administration's links to Russian Federation. Read More »

It's Starting: Trump Demands Israel Transfer Land to Arabs BEFORE Deal

He is vice president of government affairs for J Street , which describes itself as a "pro-Israel, pro-peace" organization in Washington. Before the US president touched down in Israel , however, his coming visit was marred when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters the USA delegation was heading to " Tel Aviv , home of Judaism". Read More »

Palestinian Youth Assaulted and Detained by Israeli Army

According to the Times of Israel , son-in-law and aide to the United States president , Jared Kushner, told Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog on Tuesday, before their departure, that the White House was preparing to quickly act on promises made to restart peace talks between the Israel and the Palestinians. Read More »

Gregg Allman's Funeral To Be In Macon, Where Band Won Fame

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Lehman said Allman died peacefully and surrounded by loved ones. Originally released on their second studio album, Idlewild South , it was made famous on the epic At Filmore East . Allman would have turned 70 on December 8. Duane Allman died in a motorcycle accident only months later, a tragedy from which Gregg said he never really recovered. Read More »

US would talk to N Korea if missile, nuclear tests stop: Haley

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The Security Council on Monday condemned the North's latest missile test and warned of new sanctions. The North defends its weapons programs as necessary to counter US hostility and regularly threatens to destroy the United States. According to Abe, for the past some years, during the time of the Obama administration, the global community had increased the pressure. Under UN resolutions, North Korea is barred from developing nuclear and missile technology. Read More »

Kushner Wanted Back Channel to The Kremlin

Moscow has denied US intelligence agencies' conclusion that it meddled in the campaign to try to tilt the election in Trump's favor. The FBI is thought to be in the process of scrutinising Mr Kushner's presence at meetings with Mr Kislyak. Read More »

Kelly Defends Plan For Russia Back Channel As A 'Good Thing'

Yet Kushner remains. And no communications strategy, however brilliant, has a chance of succeeding so long as Trump has access to his Twitter account. The changes may also include more lawyers to handle the Russian Federation probe as part of the effort to tackle a scandal that has threatened to consume Trump's young presidency. Read More »

Owner says Three Mile Island plant to shut down in 2019

The TMI plant has not cleared the past three PJM auctions and has not been profitable in five years, it noted. "Despite producing 93 percent of the Commonwealth's emissions-free electricity and avoiding 37 million tons of carbon emissions - the equivalent of keeping 10 million cars off the road every year - nuclear power is not included in the state's Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard (AEPS)", the company said in a statement . Read More »

But Theresa May has refused

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After a dramatic tightening in the polls ahead of next week's general election in the United Kingdom, and a series of nervous performances by Prime Minister Theresa May , the opposition leader, Jeremy Corbyn , spent much of the day mocking his rival for refusing to even attend a televised debate on Wednesday night. Read More »

Pneumonia is most misspelled word in Michigan, Google says

Following the exam, the students will compete in an all-day competition of onstage spelling. Fuller is one of more than 11 million youths who competed in earlier spelling bees in all 50 USA states, US territories from Puerto Rico to Guam, and several nations from Jamaica to Japan, contest officials said in a news release. Read More »

Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of Kushner's outreach to Russian Federation

The channel would have been used primarily to discuss U.S. That's why they're left, by law , to official representatives of the US government. His latest tweets came amid reports Trump is weighing an overhaul of his White House staff, bringing back top campaign strategists and recruiting an expanded team of outside lawyers and PR pros. Read More »

Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Rice shooting

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Officials said Loehmann's firing stemmed from answers he gave on his personal history statement while he was applying for a job with the Cleveland PD - not from his actual conduct on the day he shot Rice. Two months later in March 2017, the emergency dispatcher who informed both the officers about Tamir Rice was suspended for eight days from work. Tomiko Shine, left, holds a sign with a photo of Tamir Rice , a boy fatally shot by a Cleveland police officer. Read More »

Trump returns to White House after first global trip

Mr. Trump has repeatedly referred to the investigation into alleged Russian interference in the presidential election as a "witch hunt". "It was history's darkest hour", Trump said of the "systematic attempt to eliminate the Jewish people". Read More »

As US threatens withdrawal, Feds still committed to Paris Accord, McKenna says

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Axios first reported that Trump was going to pull the US out of the Paris agreement , and the president tweeted earlier today that he'll reveal his decision officially over the next few days. But Trump's chief White House economic adviser, Gary Cohn, told reporters during the trip overseas that Trump's views on climate change were "evolving" following the president's discussions with European leaders. Read More »

WH aide Michael Dubke says his last day is TBD

In a response to the media reports , Jamie Gorelick told the New York Times his client submitted the questionnaire prematurely on January 18 - and that the next day Kushner's office told the Federal Bureau of Investigation he would provide supplemental information. Read More »

Trump aide says 'small group' gets Trump tweet

Dubke previously was a Republican strategist who founded Crossroads Media and had long ties to party establishment figures, including strategist Karl Rove. "He's always proven that", said Mr Spicer, "that he is the best messenger not just for what he wants to articulate but that the American people resoundingly chose him as their president - because he understands the frustrations and concerns and values of the American people and he is probably the best person to communicate that". Read More »

Trump resisting pressure from Europe, pope on climate deal

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The official said the president and his staff were finalising the details of a pullout. It was negotiated by 195 countries at a conference in 2015. It caps and reduces the use of HFCs in a gradual process starting with action by developed countries in 2019, including the United States, the world's second-worst polluter, and then by over 100 developing countries starting in 2024, including China, the world's top carbon emitter. Read More »

UK PM May says prepared to leave EU without a Brexit deal

Britain votes in a parliamentary election on Th. The Prime Minister has tried to get the Tories' election campaign back on track by focusing on her core areas of leadership and Brexit negotiations while attacking Mr Corbyn's readiness for government . Read More »

Champions Trophy: Kohli hints at Karthik's inclusion in Playing XI against Pak

Watch: MS Dhoni makes a mess of a simple catch and Virat Kohli could not stop laughing! In reply, Bangladesh were never in the chase as Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Umesh Yadav tore apart their batting and reduced them to 35/6. Karthik had a reprieve when he was dropped by Mosaddek Hossain (0-29) in the 17th over while Dhawan went on to complete a 63-ball fifty, adding to his 40-run knock in the previous warm-up game. Read More »