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Cuomo: State will abide by Paris accord regardless of Trump

French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said in a joint statement that they regretted the United States' decision to withdraw from the accord, but affirmed "our strongest commitment" to implement its measures and encouraged "all our partners to speed up their action to combat climate change ". Read More »

Jared Kushner Didn't Suggest Back Channel, the Russians Did

Trump on Sunday attacked the news media and dismissed leaks from the White House as "fake news" and "fabricated" amid reports about alleged communications between Kushner and Russia's ambassador to Washington . Kushner's security clearance", the letter read. And despite rumors that the president was angry or frustrated with his son-in-law, Trump told the New York Times Sunday that Kushner is "doing a great job for the country". Read More »

Hollywood Upset After Trump Pulls Out Of Paris Agreement

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The UN secretary general , Antonio Guterres has warned United States thAat quitting the Paris climate agreement could threaten the country's economic, security and societal status. According to a November 2016 poll by the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication, almost 70 percent of Americans were in favor of the Paris agreement . Read More »

A look at the damage of Illinois' 3-year budget impasse

However, late Wednesday evening, President John Cullerton too was blaming Governor Rauner and the Republicans. And now - Illinois Senate Democrats say they can't trust Republican Governor Bruce Rauner to negotiate. Bruce Rauner . IL would be the ninth state to adopt automatic voter registration, and advocates estimate it could add over 1 million voters to the state's rolls. Read More »

Weather.com trolls Trump's climate decision

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Ms Robinson said the agreement was not something that could be renegotiated in the interests of one country. And we will start to renegotiate and we'll see if there's a better deal. "After years of policies that put America second, we now have an administration and president focused on making America competitive again", Jenkins said. Read More »

Trump will announce decision on Paris climate change accord

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That means the USA would remain in the agreement, at least formally, for another three-and-a-half years, ensuring the issue remains alive in the next presidential election. USA utility giants including Duke Energy Corp . Abandoning the pact would isolate the US from a raft of worldwide allies who spent years negotiating the 2015 agreement to fight global warming and pollution by reducing carbon emissions. Read More »

Tech world blasts withdrawal from Paris agreement

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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he had made a decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement , a landmark global pact to fight climate change. Govs. Jerry Brown, Andrew Cuomo and Jay Inslee all vowed to meet the Paris Agreement goals. Mayors from major cities around the world say they remain committed to the Paris climate accord despite President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the deal. Read More »

President Trump's PR chief quits after two months

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It was never expected to be an easy re-entry for the President. Among those who have been caught up in the probes is Mr Jared Kushner, the President's son-in-law and senior adviser, who reportedly explored the possibility of setting up a secret communication channel to Moscow. Read More »

Racist graffiti scrawled on National Basketball Association star LeBron James' LA home

The NBA has created one of the largest social media communities in the world with more than 1.3 billion likes and followers globally across all league, team and player platforms. 30 again leads the list of most popular NBA jerseys. Playing from behind is a new thing for the Cavs in these playoffs: In the Eastern Conference finals against Boston, Cleveland trailed for a grand total of zero seconds on the road. Read More »

'An worldwide disgrace': Politicians Including Obama, Sanders Deride Trump's Climate Deal Decision

Some industry analysts also point out that both companies, as well as just about every other major automaker, will continue to do business in countries that remain committed to the agreement . We don't want other leaders and other countries laughing at us anymore, and they won't be. "Instead of government mandates that could increase energy costs, the world should embrace our nation's energy renaissance that has lowered costs for consumers, benefitted American workers and improved the ... Read More »

Obama pans Trump withdrawal from climate deal

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Abandoning the pact was one of Trump's principal campaign pledges. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, applauded the decision in a statement , saying: " President Trump has once again put families and jobs ahead of left-wing ideology and should be commended for his action". Read More »

Clinton quip on 'covfefe': It was a message to the Russians

His message was an apparent response to the candid remarks Clinton made at Recode's 2017 Code Conference . The Internet pretty much lost its collective mind over the tweet , because, let's be honest, about 98 percent of American political discourse takes place on Twitter now. Read More »

Can The Cavs Upset The Warriors? [AUDIO]

And this is the NBA Finals . For Warriors forward David West , it was the 1989 NBA Finals, the Lakers falling to the Bad Boy Pistons when Magic Johnson came up limp with a hamstring injury. The same is true of his 3-point percentage (40.0). They have destroyed all the teams in the competition with their dominant display. But it was all worth it because of the quest for a championship. Read More »

Russia's Putin says certain Syria's Assad didn't use chemical weapons

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Tsar Peter I, Macron slyly noted, was a "symbol of a Russian Federation that wanted to open up to Europe". He called it a failure that European nations were not involved in the talks over Syria's future but were being hit by the effects of that crisis, including the huge number of Syrian refugees trying to get to Europe. Read More »

Stock Slipping in Morning Trade: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company (NYSE:HPE)

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The stock of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (NYSE: HPE ) earned "Hold" rating by Maxim Group on Monday, December 5. The simple moving average is the most common method used to calculate the moving average of prices. Tightening the gaze, stock performance for the last 5 trading days is 5.01%. It's the most up-to-date valuation until trading begins again on the next day. Read More »

In or out? Trump to announce decision on Paris climate agreement today

But re-entry was hardly a priority, he suggested: "If we can, great". "With cost estimates as high as $750 billion, the Paris agreement imposes an extremely expensive burden without moving the needle on greenhouse gas emissions". Leaving the agreement is largely symbolic, Boykoff said. Trump promised during his campaign to bring back coal mining jobs. "It is important to have this strong, coordinated, cooperative stance at the USA federal level in order to more capably meet our ... Read More »

Chechnya's Leader, Denying Gay Crackdown, Invites Macron and Merkel

The agenda of the talks covered a wide range of issues including the intensification of Russian-French political, economic and cultural cooperation and the situation in Ukraine , Syria and Libya and on the Korean peninsula. "That doesn't mean we tried to influence the results of elections; indeed it's nearly impossible", he said. Fresh from a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels and a G7 summit in Sicily, Mr Macron promised "demanding dialogue" with Mr Putin, who was ... Read More »

England to end drought

Mark Wood's catch to get rid of Imrul Kayes . England's Jason Roy leaves the field after being dismissed during the ICC Champions Trophy cricket match between England and Bangladesh , at the Oval cricket ground, in London Thursday June 1, 2017 . Read More »

Donald Trump poised to pull USA out of Paris climate change deal

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He said he will make the announcement by 3 p.m. (12:30 a.m. IST). Speculation mounted Wednesday that President Donald Trump would pull the United States out of the Paris climate change deal. He added he would have "no choice" but to depart Trump's advisory councils if the U.S. pulled out of the climate deal. A recent study of the coal industry by the Centre on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University in the U.S. Read More »

One victim in Portland hate speech stabbing has Juneau ties

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He did not enter a plea, and the judge moved on to hear other cases. Once behind the glass barriers of the defendants' area, he declared: "Death to the enemies of America". Fletcher also wanted the teenagers involved to know that "none of this is in any way their fault and that the world is a very cruel place sometimes". Read More »

'Russian officials must be laughing at the U.S.'

The special counsel overseeing the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 United States presidential election, Mr Robert Mueller, is getting down to work quickly, the Wall Street Journal has reported . He said there was also a big question as to what role Mr Kushner should have. Kushner's reasoning for setting up the private channel outside of official diplomatic channels was to primarily discuss how the US and Russian Federation could cooperate on ending the civil war in Syria ... Read More »

Theresa May: 'Brighter future' for United Kingdom with Tory Brexit plans

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Corbyn enters the final week of the election campaign emboldened by a recovery in the polls that's seen his party trail the Tories by as little as three percentage points this week, down from as high as 24 last month. "You can only fight for Britain if you believe in Britain". "Set free from the shackles of European Union control, we will be a great, global trading nation once again bringing new jobs and new opportunities for ordinary working families here at home", she said. Read More »

House intel subpoenas Trump's personal attorney

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The embattled head of the House Intelligence Committee Wednesday appeared to have launched an investigation of his own, this one into allegations that senior Obama administration officials improperly " unmasked " the identities of Trump associates captured communicating with foreign officials. Read More »

Withdrawing from Paris climate deal wrongheaded

The US president, who had pledged to quit the deal during last year's election campaign, said he will be seeking a better deal for US workers. He said he would seek to renegotiate the agreement - signed by more than 190 countries - in terms that would better benefit USA workers. Read More »

Trump On Verge Of Making Big Changes To Communications Team

Sources close to the administration defended the meetings to The Times , citing those causes. Mudd was referring to last week's Washington Post report that Kushner met in December with the Russian ambassador to the U.S.to discuss establishing a secret communication channel to the Kremlin that could not be monitored by US intelligence - using Russian facilities. Read More »

Pres. Trump Announces US Pullout From Paris Climate Accord

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Trump says the Paris accord is more about other nations gaining a "financial advantage" over the US than it is about climate change . Bernie Sanders called Trump's decision on the Paris climate deal "an abdication of American leadership and an worldwide disgrace". Read More »

Nest wants your home security camera to recognize you

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But Nest said it's intending for its products to be complimentary to Google's smart-home offerings, just as much as any other popular manufacturers' technology. Full duplex is not part of the package, though Nest is planning to add support sometime later this year. Even it's "butt" is pretty. Nest included three microphones on the Nest Cam IQ for noise suppression and echo cancellation, and a crisp speaker to dole out intelligent audio alerts . Read More »

U.S. to Pull Out of Paris Climate Agreement

Suggesting renegotiating re-entry was not a major priority, he said , "If we can, great". "We have implemented a cap on carbon pollution, and we will continue working with businesses and research institutions to develop and deploy 21st century clean energy solutions", Inslee said in a statement . Read More »

Chelsea Clinton: Hillary's loss was 'unexpected blessing'

The former secretary of state said Russian interference in the election and the "weaponising" of information and fake news were among the key reasons behind her defeat. I'm so sad her dreams of 1969 gave way to this nightmare. The Clinton of 1992 acknowledged that this task was harder than it looks, "especially in today's far more cynical climate" - and this was even before the disappointments of her hopes for a sweeping reform of the American health-care system, the discovery of the ... Read More »

Utahns React To CBO Score Of Republican Health Care Legislation

The CBO said markets for people to buy individual insurance plans could then become "unstable" in states that choose to waive the Obamacare requirements for coverage of pre-existing medical conditions and essential health benefits . That includes mental health treatment, maternity coverage , prescription drugs and doctor's visits. Though one-sixth of the US population may not seem like a lot, it equates to about 53.5 million Americans-and some public policy experts are saying that a ... Read More »

Google Assistant To Get Mobile Payment Support

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Did you enroll in the Android O Beta Program that launched yesterday ? Speaking at an annual developer conference in Mountain View, California, Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai touted the company's progress with the Google Assistant , which allows users to complete various tasks through voice commands. Read More »

Trump to Leave Paris Climate Agreement?

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A White House that has railed against leaks was fractured Wednesday by a new one: President Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement. News of President Donald Trump's expected decision to pull the United States from a global climate deal has led to a swift and strong reaction from the United Nations. Read More »