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A guide to global warming, Paris pact and the U.S. role

A guide to global warming, Paris pact and the U.S. role A White House official said Wednesday that Trump was planning to pull out of the Paris deal, although a final decision had not been made. French President Emmanuel Macron has said that US President Donald Trump has made a historic error by quitting the Paris climate agreement . [Full Article...]

How likely is the General Election to result in a hung parliament?

How likely is the General Election to result in a hung parliament? Meanwhile a separate YouGov model based on different data estimated the Conservatives would win 317 seats, nine short of an overall majority of 326 seats. The pound was hit in early trading on suggestions the United Kingdom election could result in a hung parliament. A poll conducted by Survation for ITV's Good Morning Britain programme showed May's lead had dropped to 6 percentage points fr... [Full Article...]

United Nations chief calls on world to back Paris climate deal

United Nations chief calls on world to back Paris climate deal Trump said that he would begin negotiations to re-enter the agreement or establish "an entirely new transaction" to get a better deal for the U.S. But he suggested re-entry was hardly a priority. The House Democratic leader, Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California, referred to it as "a stunning abdication of American leadership and a grave threat to our planet's future". [Full Article...]

Will Arsenal stick with 3-4-2-1 for next season?

Will Arsenal stick with 3-4-2-1 for next season? Arsenal have finally confirmed the news that Arsene Wenger has signed a two-year contract extension at the club. Some fans led protests against Wenger by organising pre-match marches, banners carried on planes over stadiums and boycotting fixtures, all in the hope of a new manager being appointed. [Full Article...]

Putin: Russia struck no secret agreements with Trump team

IP addresses, they can be invented. Belousov said Russian Federation was analysing the USA move, but said Russia's own plans did not depend on the decision of others, including the United States . For what it's worth, Vladimir Putin has no doubts about girls' coding skills. USA and European Union sanctions against Russian Federation remain in effect because of its involvement in the Ukr... [Full Article...]

Israelis parade to mark 50 years of capturing East Jerusalem

The US is demanding that Israel transfer land from Area C, which, according to the Oslo accords is under complete Israeli control, to Area B, where the Palestinian Authority has administrative control while the IDF is in charge of security, Israel's Channel 10 TV reported Wednesday night. [Full Article...]

Trump withdraws from climate pact, world leaders push back

That's according to a White House official, congressional officials and others briefed by the White House. "This notion, 'I am Trump , I am American, America first and I am getting out, ' that is not going to happen". Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says fighting climate change is a "global consensus" and an "international responsibility". The Sierra Club said a USA withdrawal from the Paris deal ... [Full Article...]

Online game Words with Friends adds 'covfefe' to its list

Online game Words with Friends adds 'covfefe' to its list Trump later poked fun at it, saying , "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ". Trump, who realised the hullabaloo his tweet had stirred up on the micro-blogging site, deleted it and posted another tweet that only added to the chaos - "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ". [Full Article...]

Illinois' credit takes a hit

Illinois' credit takes a hit The rating downgrades came a day after Illinois' spring legislative session ended without a budget deal because of continued partisan bickering between the Democrat-led legislature and Republican Governor Bruce Rauner. Comptroller Susana Mendoza sought to reassure investors. She says her office will do everything in its power to prevent IL from defaulting on its debt. [Full Article...]

USA evangelical green groups pan Trump's climate accord exit

Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg also slammed this decision and shared his thoughts on climate change. In addition to these reactions on the social media, the heads of state for France, Germany and Italy issued an official statement making it clear that the clause of the Paris Agreement can not be renegotiated. [Full Article...]

Putin praises Trump, says US spies may have faked hacking evidence

Her picture had this caption: "Things are looking up in St. Petersburg - the rain stopped.& I will interview President Putin on Friday". "It was true information, was it so important who leaked it?" he said . After Mueller's appointment, Trump said in a statement: " As I have stated many times, a thorough investigation will confirm what we already know - there was no collusion between my cam... [Full Article...]

Strong tremours shook Rohtak and Delhi-NCR

Strong tremours shook Rohtak and Delhi-NCR There were no reports of any loss of life or property. The epicentre of the quake was located at Rohtak, Haryana and rooted 22km inside the earth, according to the India Meteorological Department's (IMD) natural disaster monitoring service. [Full Article...]

Pittsburgh mayor fires back at Trump's reference of city

But the White House has claimed the agreement "is a bad deal for Americans" and that by withdrawing Mr Trump will keep "his campaign promise to put American workers first". Along with the U.S., India and China are among the world's greatest polluters. The U.S. withdrawal will make it harder for the rest of the world to reach the Paris goals, not only because the U.S. [Full Article...]

Putin avoids criticizing Trump climate decision

The Russian president added that this "attempt to solve internal political issues using instruments of foreign policy" was damaging worldwide relations. Putin also said he was personally convinced that hackers could not materially alter election campaigns in Europe, America or elsewhere. Once again asked to comment on the situation surrounding Russian diplomats in the United States, who allegedl... [Full Article...]

Brazilian meatpacker to pay fine of more than $3 billion

Brazilian meatpacker to pay fine of more than $3 billion JBS, one of the world's largest meat-packing companies and leather resources, has agreed to pay $3.2 billion in fines for leniency to settle a corruption investigation after its chairman, Joesley Batista, admitted to bribing politicians, according to The Wall Street Journal report. [Full Article...]

Putin made an unexpected statement on anti-Russian sanctions

News' Megyn Kelly pressed Putin with questions about Russia's alleged covert role in helping President Donald Trump get elected and colluding with Trump's inner circle at Friday's St. "NATO was established as a Cold War instrument in the fight against the Soviet Union", Putin said through a translator. "It is harmful, it damages global relations and the world economy and security issues and ... [Full Article...]

Trump's tweeted typo covfefe becoming vanity license plates

Should the White House ever get around to changing its communications strategy, one suggestion put forward by the president himself in an interview with NBC News would see Trump giving briefings to reporters once every two weeks, in lieu of the daily ritual hosted by Spicer. [Full Article...]

Putin says Snowden was wrong to leak secrets, but is no traitor

Same with hackers. They woke up today , read something about the state-to-state relations. While Mr Trump, like other leaders, risks becoming overly constrained by the bureaucratic apparatus that surrounds him, Mr Putin said he has no plans to give the billionaire advice on governing. [Full Article...]

Indian President Takes on Donald Trump Over Paris Climate Deal

Indian President Takes on Donald Trump Over Paris Climate Deal Activist groups including the Sierra Club and Indivisible Chicago will lead the march beginning at 4:30 p.m. Friday. In making his announcement Thursday, Trump said , " I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris ". [Full Article...]

Trump's climate decision puts US on a lonely path

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and all 28 European Union members - in their first joint statement ever - doubled down on pledges to cut back on fossil fuels , develop more green technology and help raise $100 billion a year by 2020 to help poorer countries cut their emissions. [Full Article...]


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