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Ky Coal Association Supports Paris Accord Pullout

In a sharply nationalistic and at times meandering address from the White House Rose Garden, Trump announced the United States would immediately stop implementing the "bad" 195-nation accord . than on other big polluters, putting America at a "permanent disadvantage". Trump created the business advisory group in December before taking office to assist him in making policy decisions. Read More »

Inslee forms 'US Climate Alliance' with New York, California governors

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Other significant stakeholders in the USA disagree with the president's decision , McKenna said. I spoke with President Trump on Tuesday and tried to persuade him to keep the U.S.in the agreement . "The economy is boosted by following the Paris agreement", he wrote, vowing that California "will resist this misguided and insane course of action". Read More »

Leaving climate deal likely wouldn't add US jobs

The White House Rose Garden". In fact, Trump and his aides and strategists maintain that fear of global warming and climate change is overstated by the liberal elites, and the establishment commitment to address the "non-existent" threat actually destroyed the USA economy, including a once-thriving coal sector. Read More »

Trump planning to quit Paris climate deal

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This decision to withdraw now sees the USA join Nicaragua and Syria as the only two countries not in favor of it. Today, AP employs the latest technology to collect and distribute content - we have daily uploads covering the latest and breaking news in the world of politics, sport and entertainment. Read More »

Rouhani secures resounding victory in Iran presidential election

His main challenger, hardline judge Ebrahim Raisi , received 38 per cent of the vote. He also said that candidates Mostafa Aqa-Mirsalim and Mostafa Hashemi-Taba won 478,215 and 215,450 votes, respectively. Worldwide affairs researcher Foad Izadi, of Tehran University, said Rouhani may now have the leverage to push for more freedoms, despite opposition from the conservative-dominated judiciary and security services. Read More »

Theresa May invokes post-Brexit trade with India to win votes

Of those voters who said they would not vote Labour , one in three said Jeremy Corbyn's leadership of the party made no difference to their voting intention. "By contrast, Theresa May's refusal to take part showed her weakness". "There is a block of those that now have a massive debt, and I'm looking at ways that we could reduce that, ameliorate that, lengthen the period of paying it off, or some other means of reducing that debt burden", said Mr Corbyn. Read More »

What withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement means

In a telephone call with Trump , British Prime Minister Theresa May said she was disappointed with the USA decision because the accord "provides the right global framework for protecting the prosperity and security of future generations, while keeping energy affordable and secure for our citizens and businesses", according to a statement from her office. Read More »

Pittsburgh mayor hits back after Trump invokes city in climate speech

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In response, Brown, along with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, announced the formation of a United States Climate Alliance to convene states interested in upholding the Paris accord. Seeking external reasons for domestic woes is by no means what the world's largest economy should do", it said. "Rather than bitch about Trump more, the Dems should push hard for meetings and get him to commit to parameters he would accept to get back in", Cuban wrote. Read More »

May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote 1 week away

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There were loud boos and shouts of "idiot" from Corbyn's supporters when the Times journalist Frances Elliott asked whether he would ask Sinn Fein MPs to take their seats in the event of a hung parliament - something they do not now do. "I thought this was the Labour Party's M25 Steering Group not a genuine proposal - let alone on Brexit ". By contrast, Labour received £331,499 over the same timeframe, with Jeremy Corbyn's party only narrowly ahead of the Liberal Democrats . Read More »

After Manchester Attack, Ariana Grande Still Expected in Bangkok

Authorities found what was described as a bomb-making workshop in Abedi's home in Manchester , with enough chemicals to build several additional bombs. May on Thursday said she would "make clear" to Trump that intelligence shared between the two countries "must remain secure". "A third USA government source " was cited to identify the attacker as Salman Abedi , or Salman Ramadan Abedi, according to Reuters . Read More »

Netanyahu says he hopes Trump visit will be 'milestone' for peace

In April, White House spokesman Sean Spicer triggered an uproar when he said Hitler did not sink to the level of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad by using chemical weapons on his own people. "This is the time for leadership, not defeatism, the time to lead and not be led", he added. Trump also said that Iran should have thanked the US for the 2015 nuclear agreement, because it led to sanctions being lifted. Read More »

White House won't say if Trump believes in climate change

Am departing presidential councils. Former President Barack Obama helped lead the charge in crafting the large-scale environmental initiative in December 2015 as part of his climate change agenda. Asked about Musk's resignation, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told "Fox News" that "anybody who read the agreement and understood it would realize that this was not really about climate, this was about US money going to other countries and it didn't solve the climate problem". Read More »

Ariana Grande announces Manchester benefit concert

USA authorities believe some of Abedi's family members may have assisted him. Associated Press writer Jill Lawless reported this story from London and AP writer Mstyslav Chernov reported in Manchester . Sixty six people injured in the attack were still in hospital, she added. Thinni condemned former Prime Minister, David Cameron, for pushing the dominance of groups in Libya who "have been destroying our cities and towns in an attempt to shape Libya into an exporter of terror to the ... Read More »

Norway PM "disappointed" over US withdrawal from Paris climate deal

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Trump did find some political support for his decision, however. In 2013, GM signed a declaration joining other major companies arguing that responding to climate change is good business. Russian Federation joined the chorus speaking out in favor of the climate accord . Mayor Bill Peduto said in a tweet that most of Pittsburgh voted for Trump's opponent, Hillary Clinton. Read More »

Skype draws inspiration from Snapchat in major design revamp

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Now, joining this bandwagon is Skype . The update made the chats more expressive and bright, and revamped group chats that make chatting easier and give users more options on what to share and how it looks. Users can now make their Skype app unique with their own choice of colors - definitely a first for Skype. You can also decorate your pictures and videos with various text and emojis, and then you will be able to post your video or picture easily onto Highlights . Read More »

Pittsburgh mayor rips Trump for citing his city in Paris deal

Speaking to reporters today before Trump's decision was announced , a spokesman for President Vladimir Putin said Russian Federation "thinks highly" of the accords and sees no alternative to it. It now has a commercial imperative to move more aggressively given that a growing percentage of new global electricity generation capacity is based on renewable sources. Read More »

Philippines soldiers killed in 'friendly fire' air strike in Marawi

The Catholic priest kidnapped by an ISIS-linked group along with 240 other hostages has appeared in a video Wednesday, pleading for the government to end its attacks. Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the violence. The Philippine armed forces have been using a combination of ground operations by soldiers and helicopters air raids to flush out the rebels associated with the Isis group from the city. Read More »

Forecast: Above-normal hurricane season

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The combination of the two factors has resulted in an average to above average forecast by NOAA and CSU. Check The Palm Beach Post's storm tracking map . However, technically the season has already begun. " It only takes one storm", Jim Stefkovich said. Two to four hurricanes may be "major" with at least 111 miles per hour sustained winds. Read More »

12-Year-Old Wins National Spelling Bee With 'Marocain'

But she also said he recovered from it, stating, "He's good now". Rohan said that he received most of his inspiration from his sister Raina Rajeev, who began teaching him the alphabet when he was 2 years old. He was comforted by his mom's calming influence and guided by his dad's practical tip about repeating words to kindle his memory. "I'm really nervous!" Fernandes said. Read More »

Google Assistant will soon let you send and receive payments

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Besides this, there is also a new feature called Smart Text Selection which improves copy and pastes through machine learning. The Assistant debuted a year ago on Google's own hardware, and the company has gradually extended the tool to devices from other manufacturers running on its Android operating system. Read More »

NDP and Greens announce plans to form government

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Green support for initiatives not found within this agreement". "We will have to be doing a lot of research and feeding our MLAs good ideas and good research, and a good understanding of our rural resource economy, and we're prepared to do that", he said. Read More »

California, New York, Washington unite to back climate pact

Leaving Paris is not good for America or the world", said a message Musk posted on his Twitter social media account about an hour after Trump announced his decision in White House . "This agreement is less about the climate and more about other countries gaining a financial advantage over the United States", he said. " The Paris accord is very unfair at the highest level to the United States". Read More »

Liberal States Unite Against Trump's Paris Withdrawal

The GOP "replacement" was short on detail but long on problems: The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated that in a few years, some 23 million Americans would be without health insurance under the foolhardy "fix" Republicans proposed. Read More »

Brown expecting to coach Warriors in Game 1 of NBA Finals

And it was a different league then. Unless otherwise indicated, all stats from Basketball Reference , NBA.com , ESPN.com or NBA Math and accurate heading into the 2017 NBA Finals . It's the best feeling in the world. I'm so sorry to these families. "That was just unbelievable". But no! I just want to win. I'm just happy. Most days is laughing and crying at the fact that something like this happened. Read More »

Lions schedule criticised by All Blacks coach Hansen

The last lot in 2005, labelled the most professional and well-prepared tourists to head to New Zealand , failed miserably. Though the presenter is quick to point out that the focal point of the documentary is not just the national side, but the country as a whole. Read More »

Phoenix Mayor Condemns Trump Decision To Back Out Of Paris Climate Agreement

And during the campaign he would commonly say different groups of people were laughing at the United States. "Countries around the world must seize the opportunity to unleash this potential, invest in renewable energy that eliminates harmful carbon pollution, and build economies that are more resilient, inclusive and prosperous". Read More »

Trump's communications director set to leave W.House -Trump adviser

CNN's correspondent Him Acosta said reporters make mistake, while Baker accused Spicer of blowing the incident out of proportion. Dubke's departure comes as aides say Trump has grown increasingly frustrated by allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and revelations of possible ties between his campaign and Moscow. Read More »

China, EU to lead to Paris deal

Amid reports that the president plans to imminently table USA involvement in the landmark deal, which seeks to achieve global emissions between 2050 and 2100 , economists and titans of industry have mounted a rallying cry against dropping the historic accord. Read More »

Paris Climate Decision Today Promised by Trump

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He cited expected losses for the paper, cement, iron and steel, coal, and natural gas industries if the US remained a part of the global pact as a collective reason to withdraw. A move to exit the global emissions-cutting deal has been expected ever since Trump was elected president. The United States had committed to reduce its emissions by 26 percent to 28 percent from 2005 levels by 2025. Read More »

Portland stabbing suspect yells slogans at court hearing

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Unfortunately, two of them, 23-years-old Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche and 53-years-old Ricky John Best lost their life another man was left severely injured. Surveillance video then shows Christian turn his attention to Namkai-Meche, who was seated. His court-appointed attorney, Gregory Scholls, did not immediately return calls for comment. Read More »