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Fact-checking the energy claims in Trump's Paris Agreement speech

That means the US could stay in the accord and choose not to hit its goals or stay in the pact but adjust its targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions . Trump has called the Paris pact a hoax and a a bad deal for American workers, which was poorly negotiated by the Obama administration . In other words, if the USA were to abide by the voluntary limits on carbon emissions reached in Par... [Full Article...]

Not ruling out rationalisation of GST rates: Revenue Secretary

Not ruling out rationalisation of GST rates: Revenue Secretary In view of the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST ) with effect from July 1 , and for facilitating data migration of all existing registered dealers to GST's common portal, no application for grant of new registrations or for carrying out any amendments to the existing registrations will be accepted from June 1. [Full Article...]

Theresa May: Back my vision of brighter Brexit future

Theresa May: Back my vision of brighter Brexit future British Prime Minister Theresa May has defended her absence from Wednesday evening's TV General Election debate after opting to take questions up and round the country. Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, speaks at the launch of the party's race and faith manifesto at an event in Watford, England, Tuesday May 30, 2017. [Full Article...]

China's Li: fighting climate change is 'global consensus'

Musk followed up with a tweet saying, "Will have no choice but to depart councils" if Trump pulls out of the Paris deal, backed by almost 200 other countries. president Donald Trump as a crucial climate decision looms. Chief strategist Steve Bannon supports an exit, as does Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt. [Full Article...]

Trump to announce decision on climate change Thursday

Trump to announce decision on climate change Thursday On Tuesday, White House spokesperson Sean Spicer was asked directly at a press briefing whether the president believes that humans affect global warming. China is the top emitter of man-made carbon dioxide emissions, and the United States is second. Many said because of cheap natural gas that displaces coal and growing adoption of renewable energy sources, it is unlikely that the USA would stop ... [Full Article...]

Corbyn vows to meet Merkel 'straight away' if he becomes PM

Corbyn vows to meet Merkel 'straight away' if he becomes PM She said earlier on Wednesday that she preferred "taking questions and meeting people" on the campaign trail rather than "squabbling" with other politicians. In her summary, Rudd said "a vote for anybody but Theresa May is a vote for Jeremy Corbyn". He said Labour would be seeking a deal with the European Union that would "transform Britain into a country with the strongest rights and protection... [Full Article...]

Karla Homolka to no longer volunteer at Montreal elementary school

Karla Homolka to no longer volunteer at Montreal elementary school Parents told the Montreal Gazette on Wednesday that Homolka has been seen in the schoolyard with her dog, and allowed the children to pet the dog. I told my daughter: 'This lady, I don't want you to go near her please. She was ordered to report her whereabouts to police, not associate with violent offenders and not contact the families of Kristen French and Leslie Mahaffy. [Full Article...]

Orlando police release bodycam footage from inside Pulse

Orlando police release bodycam footage from inside Pulse People can be seen running away from the club, with officers shouting 'Just go!' as they direct them across the street. Mateen, a 29-year-old who claimed allegiance to the Islamic State militant group, opened fire inside Pulse, a gay nightclub, on June 12, 2016, before he was killed by police after a three-hour standoff. [Full Article...]

Putin: Russian state has never been involved in hacking

Putin described the talks as substantative and said the India-Russia "partnership is developing into strategic and priveleged one". "We are not doing this and are not planning to do this (hacker attacks) at the state level, on the contrary, we try to fight against this inside the country", Putin said at the meeting with heads of worldwide news agencies organized by TASS. [Full Article...]

China vows to work with EU to uphold Paris pact

China vows to work with EU to uphold Paris pact Musk has come under fire for his proximity to the Trump administration - some people claimed they cancelled their Tesla Model 3 orders because of his involvement in the councils. The move, if confirmed, comes despite the urging of European leaders at the G-7 summit last week in meetings with Trump not to abandon the accord. United Nations rules for the 2015 pact, which seeks to shift the worl... [Full Article...]

Jeremy Corbyn tells supporters to stop 'unacceptable' abuse of BBC journalist

Jeremy Corbyn tells supporters to stop 'unacceptable' abuse of BBC journalist With the Conservative lead over Labour in the polls continuing to narrow, he could be forgiven for taken Saturday's victory by underdogs in red against strong favourites in blue as an omen. Since Mr Osborne took up the editor's role at the Evening Standard the paper has several times blasted the Tory manifesto, calling its plans on social care "badly thought-through", and criticising the manifes... [Full Article...]

Senators asked Comey to investigate AG Jeff Sessions for possible perjury

Senators asked Comey to investigate AG Jeff Sessions for possible perjury It was later revealed that Sessions had met with Kislyak twice during the campaign, although he claims those meetings were in his capacity as a senator, and not as an adviser to the Trump campaign, which he was at the time. "It is unfortunate that anonymous sources whose credibility will never face public scrutiny are continuously trying to hinder that process by peddling false stories to the ... [Full Article...]

13 dead in Turkish military helicopter crash

A military statement said the AS532 Cougar helicopter crashed Wednesday shortly after taking off from a base in the region of Senoba in Sirnak province. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim and his wife visited the family of Maj. Turkish Defense Minister Fikri Isik headed to Sirnak following the accident. [Full Article...]

China to Continue with Climate Pact Even If US Pulls Out

China to Continue with Climate Pact Even If US Pulls Out The Guardian reports environmental activist and author Bill McKibben as saying it would be "an incredibly stupid decision" if Trump pulls out of the climate agreement. Trump has several options, climate experts said. Climate change, or global warming, refers to the damaging effect of gases, or emissions, released from industry and agriculture on the atmosphere. [Full Article...]

European Union leader urges Trump not to ditch Paris climate deal

The tweet came after news reports quoted sources saying Mr Trump had made a decision to follow through on his campaign pledge to withdraw the USA from the deal. A United States pullout could have sweeping implications. For China, the No. 1 polluter, having overtaken the United States, the goal was for emissions to peak by 2030 and then start dropping, reducing the amount of carbon pollut... [Full Article...]

Ex-nurse says she intends to plead guilty to murder charges — NewsAlert

All the incidents occurred between 2007 and 2014 in three Ontario long-term care facilities where Wettlaufer worked as a registered nurse and at a private home. Wettlaufer had worked as a nurse at both homes. News reports point to an expanded police probe that includes Paris, Brantford and Port Dover, after police say they don't believe there are more homicide victims. [Full Article...]

Renewable energy expected to continue growth, despite Trump

Renewable energy expected to continue growth, despite Trump Speaking Wednesday, press secretary Sean Spicer said he wasn't sure whether Trump had made a final decision on withdrawing from the Paris agreement. Trump claimed before taking office that climate change was a "hoax" created by the Chinese to hurt the USA economy. [Full Article...]

Election day ahead: Amber Rudd up for debate as PM heads west

Election day ahead: Amber Rudd up for debate as PM heads west The debate took place just a few days before the General Election on 8 June, and the Labour, Conservative , Liberal Democrat, SNP, UKIP, Plaid Cymru and Green Party were all in attendance to spread the word on their policies. "I think debates where the politicians are squabbling amongst themselves doesn't do anything for the process of electioneering. On the key points with Jeremy Corbyn she la... [Full Article...]

Google celebrates start of ICC Champions Trophy with a doodle

Morgan , however, having seen Stokes hit a series -winning hundred against the Proteas at Southampton on Saturday, said England would be prepared to play him as a batsman only. "Now it's time to combine all three". The top two teams in each group will go through to the semi-finals followed by the final, also at the Oval , on June 18. [Full Article...]

China vows to adhere to Paris climate deal

China vows to adhere to Paris climate deal China accepts its worldwide responsibility and is ready to steer the world toward "green" growth, Li said in Berlin through an interpreter. European diplomats have been miffed by the Trump administration's disregard for climate change, causing a rift in transatlantic relations. [Full Article...]


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