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Tillerson: US still will cut emissions despite Paris pullout

Nicaragua and war-torn Syria are the only countries not party to the Paris accord, the former seeing it as not ambitious enough. This is a key difference between the Paris Agreement and other global climate accords before it. Trump's decision showed that the administration cares about "our economy and jobs only", Hescox added. Just five countries, USA, China, Russia, India and Japan account for... [Full Article...]

Summer lunch program comes to Brady

Summer lunch program comes to Brady Heather Jones, a mother of four from west Tulsa, takes her children to Robertson Elementary School for breakfast and lunch in the summer. The Van Buren School District will participate in a summer feeding program . Meals will be served at the following times and locations. "They get something that's very nutritious to help them make it through the day and help the families make ends meet", ... [Full Article...]

Turkey attacks United States over 'aggressive' action against Turkish bodyguards

The foreign ministry of Turkey revealed that "the US ambassador was given a " written and verbal protest " against actions that is said were 'contrary to diplomatic rules and practices '". Trump's administration has chose to arm Kurdish forces to fight ISIS, but Turkey says that the group is connected to the Kurdistan Workers' Party, viewed as a terrorist organization. [Full Article...]

Mike Dubke offers resignation after 3 months on job over tensions

Mike Dubke offers resignation after 3 months on job over tensions Mr Trump tweeted on Tuesday: "Russian officials must be laughing at the U.S. & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News". Trump has privately and publicly pinned much of the blame for his administration's rough start on the White House's communications strategy. Shortly after the election, Kushner allegedly discussed setting up a secret communications cha... [Full Article...]

Pens' Nick Bonino on crutches, game-time decision for Game 3

Pens' Nick Bonino on crutches, game-time decision for Game 3 Nashville again controlled play through two periods - even-strength shot attempts were 44-24 for the Preds - but the 23-year-old kept it close for the defending champs. "But like I said, we're going to have to be at our best tomorrow, and we will". The goals did come off the rush as Laviolette noted, but some of the leaks come down to Rinne, who couldn't keep Guentzel's game-tying goal from fi... [Full Article...]

Ex-Penn State administrators get jail time

The 63-year-old will serve three months in jail and four months under house arrest. He will serve two months in jail, then be under house arrest and also pay a $5,000 fine. Penn State has paid out almost a quarter-billion dollars in fines, settlements and other costs associated with the scandal, and the football program suffered heavy NCAA sanctions. [Full Article...]

36 bodies found in Manila casino after attack

36 bodies found in Manila casino after attack We are just alert. "We can not relate it to terrorism is because he did not shoot anybody", Albayalde said. Dela Rosa and Albayalde said the motive appeared to have been robbery. "I could not carry her". A combo handout photo made available by the Philippine National Police (PNP) shows closed-circuit television (CCTV) video captures of the alleged gunman that attacked the Resorts World Manila... [Full Article...]

United States boosting Israeli military aid by millions: Netanyahu

United States boosting Israeli military aid by millions: Netanyahu KEITH: Trump and his aides believe that single, unified voice could be the key to peace in the Middle East and beyond. But ahead of his Holy Land visit, he gave little indication of how he could revive talks that collapsed in 2014. While in Saudi Arabia, Trump partook in a ceremonial sword dance. Meir Javedanfar is an Iranian-born Israeli who teaches contemporary Iranian politics at a private re... [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner more than willing to answer Russia-related questions

Jared Kushner more than willing to answer Russia-related questions Kushner has been the subject of a flurry of recent news reports , including claims he attempted during the transition to establish a backchannel with Russian officials and that he had previously unknown contact with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak past year. [Full Article...]

Kushner ties to Russian Federation are questioned

Kushner ties to Russian Federation are questioned One likely reason for Trump's Twitter screed against the media was a Washington Post report that his son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner , attempted to set up back-channel communications to the Kremlin after Trump was elected president. [Full Article...]

Putin urges 'joint work' with Trump on climate

Speaking to European business leaders alongside Li, Juncker said EU-China ties are underpinned by "a rules-based worldwide system". The non-partisan organization is made up of all 1,408 mayors of American cities with populations greater than 30,000. [Full Article...]

Top Merkel aide rejects Trump's call to renegotiate global climate deal

Top Merkel aide rejects Trump's call to renegotiate global climate deal President Donald Trump caused global consternation on Thursday when he announced the United States was ditching the agreement , arguing that it was too lenient on China , India and Europe. While Trump said the United States would be willing to rejoin the accord if it could obtain more favorable terms, the three European leaders said the agreement cannot be renegotiated , "since it is a v... [Full Article...]

WH Telling Agencies to Ignore Oversight Requests From Dems

Two House Democrats told the publication that they had been told, in response to oversight requests, that the administration would only respond to requests from Republican chairmen. "When it comes to nearly anything we've done at a federal agency, very close to 100 percent of those we haven't anything back", a second senior Democratic aide said. [Full Article...]

Paris Agreement: Trump Misunderstood MIT's Climate Research Used to Justify Withdrawal

But he was also breaking from many of America's staunches allies, who have expressed alarm about the decision. French President Emmanuel Macron blasted President Trump Thursday for pulling the USA out of the Paris climate agreement and offered a "second homeland" to those who are disappointed by the decision. [Full Article...]

Crews look for 2 workers after fatal blast at Wisconsin mill

The University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison received five people injured in the blast. A cause of the incident has not yet been released. Cambria Fire Chief Cody Doucette said Thursday a smaller fire occurred in a different part of the mill on Monday. [Full Article...]

Deadline for budget action looms over Illinois Legislature

Deadline for budget action looms over Illinois Legislature Rep. Greg Harris is a Democrat from Chicago . Randy Frese, R-Paloma, said. One lawmaker in the House spoke out during the debate on several bills, expressing her frustration. I've said come back here to Springfield let's get this done. "Now is the time, through today and through the end of next month, for us to build the bridges and not burn them". [Full Article...]

Trump complains about Germany's trade, military spending policies on Twitter

Trump complains about Germany's trade, military spending policies on Twitter Following the G7 summit, which concluded at the weekend, Mr Trump has said he needs more time to decide if the United States would continue to back the Paris climate deal. In a speech at a German-Indian business forum later Tuesday, Merkel took another tilt at a president elected on a ticket of "America First", referring to "a whole series of protectionist tendencies" emerging worldwide. [Full Article...]

Chiefs cut Jeremy Maclin, save $10 million against the cap — Surprise

Why not release Maclin in February? He posted a tweet Friday saying, "Crazy business this is". "We wish Jeremy the best as he continues in his career". Both general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid made statements on Maclin's release. He has frequently struggled with injuries during his eight-year National Football League career, including missing the 2013 season altogether after te... [Full Article...]

Girls testify about sex abuse by man who got them as 'gift'

Girls testify about sex abuse by man who got them as 'gift' The mother of six girls a Pennsylvania man is accused of assaulting, fathering two children by one, says she knew about the sexual activity but believed it "could be a good thing". "He was running them out of the darkness that was their lives beforehand", he said. Kaplan denies the charges. The girls' parents, Daniel and Savilla Stoltzfus , have entered pleas to Endangering the Welfare of Child... [Full Article...]

Tulsa celebrates Gun Violence Awareness Day with notable buildings lit orange

Tulsa celebrates Gun Violence Awareness Day with notable buildings lit orange The level of gun violence that plagues that city and robs families of their children from the very streets where they live and play is heartbreaking and unacceptable. For this reason, Kim says, "I'm not against guns , and I'm not against people owning guns ", especially considering the event in Paris , but she recognizes the need for armed security. [Full Article...]


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