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by | June 02, 2017 | 00:31

A letter signed by 25 major USA firms is running as a full-page ad in Washington , D.C., newspapers on Thursday, part of a last-ditch effort to convince Trump that sticking with the agreement would be better for the economy. At the summit, leaders expressed dismay at Trump's climate stance. He said he will strengthen North-South, South-South and other partnerships to implement the Paris Agreement .

by | June 02, 2017 | 00:13

Administration sources told NBC News that Trump is leaning toward leaving the historic climate accord, but has not yet made a final decision. A senior White House official said Wednesday that the president was expected to withdraw from the agreement , which is aimed at reducing carbon emissions in an effort to curb global warming.

by | June 02, 2017 | 00:09

The Comey memo caused alarm on Capitol Hill and raised questions about whether Trump tried to interfere with a federal investigation. He has become a central figure in congressional investigations, as well an FBI probe that now is being overseen by a special counsel, former FBI Director Robert Mueller .

by | June 01, 2017 | 23:04

With no jackpot victor in Saturday's drawing, the multi-state game prize has grown from a base of $40 million. Kennedy's Topaz has sold Spin the Wheel winners and some €1,000 prizes in the past, but never the big one! "He then called his dad, who joked, 'I thought you were calling to say that you won the lottery?' to which the victor replied, 'Maybe I did!'" "We did have a $403 million jackpot in February, but I think it's definitely safe to say this is the second-largest jackpot of 2017 ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 00:23

Asking not to be identified, a witness said, "The explosion was very huge from Qatif on the Gulf coast". After few minutes the forces of the regime and other emergency vehicles have reached the area. Two wanted terrorists were killed in a vehicle explosion in the eastern city of Qatif on Thursday and police are said to be looking for three others who survived.

by | June 01, 2017 | 23:59

Under Trump , who once called climate change a "hoax", Washington has resisted intense pressure from its partners to commit to respecting the global accord. America's global allies and Trump's domestic opponents lashed out Wednesday at media reports that he had made up his mind to pull Washington out of the agreement to curb carbon emissions.

by | June 01, 2017 | 23:23

Fired national security adviser Michael Flynn and President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen , were subpoenaed on Wednesday (May 31) by the House Intelligence Committee . Any such requests undergo rigorous legal reviews, and U.S. officials have said all such requests under Obama, a Democrat, were conducted properly. NY [U.S.], May31:: Former national security adviser Michael Flynn has agreed to provide documents to the Senate intelligence committee, in connection ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 23:25

Mutual of America Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of Kinder Morgan by 3.9% in the third quarter. Emerald Acquisition Ltd. now owns 7,531,488 shares of the pipeline company's stock valued at $174,193,000 after buying an additional 1,852,144 shares during the last quarter.

by | June 01, 2017 | 23:25

The United States , under former President Barack Obama, had committed to reduce its emissions by 26 percent to 28 percent from 2005 levels by 2025. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Tuesday that Trump and Priutt discussed the accord in a meeting that morning.

by | June 02, 2017 | 00:44

President Vladimir Putin has expressed regret that anti-Russian sentiments in the USA have prevented cooperation on fighting terrorism. In an interview with French newspaper Le Figaro released Tuesday, Putin reaffirmed his strong denial of Russia's involvement in the hacking of Democratic National Committee emails that yielded disclosures that proved embarrassing for Hillary Clinton's campaign.

by | June 01, 2017 | 23:01

Without naming Pakistan, Trump said "every country must ensure that terrorists do not find any sanctuary on their lands". Pledging to work alongside the West Asian nations to combat extremist ideology in the region, Trump said all the countries from the USA to India, Australia to Russian Federation - have been "victim of terrorism and have suffered repeated barbaric attacks, reported ANI".

by | June 02, 2017 | 00:35

Incumbent starting quarterback Jacob Eason now stands entrenched at the top of the depth chart. Now with three scholarship quarterbacks on the roster, they should be set at the most important position on the field. The return of Ramsey is pretty significant for Georgia. "We've done a good job of actively talking to him, keeping communication, we had him out at practice", Smart said.

by | June 01, 2017 | 22:57

Under the plan, playgrounds and other parts of the park will be used to host Ghibli Park to avoid felling trees, according to the governor. The Aichi Prefectural Government announced plans on June 1 to conjure the imaginary creations of legendary animation director Hayao Miyazaki into reality in the form of a theme park dedicated to the films of Studio Ghibli Inc.

by | June 01, 2017 | 23:49

Bush and ratified by the Senate in the early 1990s. White House spokesman Sean Spicer declined during a news briefing to say whether the Republican president might opt for an action short of complete withdrawal. China is the top emitter of man-made carbon dioxide emissions, and the United States is second. Experts warned that a US pull-out from the agreement could have troubling consequences.

by | June 01, 2017 | 23:21

But Cohn, Trump's chief White House economic adviser, told reporters during the trip overseas that the president's views on climate change were "evolving" following the discussions with European leaders. During the campaign, Trump said the accord would cost the USA economy trillions of dollars with no tangible benefit. Boston Mayor Martin Walsh had planned a noon press conference at City Hall to discuss the news.

by | June 01, 2017 | 23:21

Even Obama's key tool for meeting the Paris targets - a rule limiting emissions from American power plants - faced challenges in court before Trump's election. Friends of the Earth's chief executive Craig Bennett said the organisation would campaign against any trade deal with the United States if it "turns its back on its global responsibility to tackle climate change ".

by | June 02, 2017 | 00:13

Chief Superintendent Claire Parmenter for Dyfed-Powys Police said: "The lighter evenings and warmer weather are great reasons to get together with friends and family". It has since been confirmed that a male has been arrested for failing to stop, risky driving and drink driving. What we are urging people to do is pre-plan when they know they are going to be drinking.

by | June 01, 2017 | 22:48

A Japanese military spokesman said: "It's the first time we have exercised with two carriers". Washington described today's drill as " routine training ". to deter North Korea. This photo exercise comes amid high tensions after North Korea has conducted several missile tests in recent months, including one on Monday that landed off the western coast of Japan.

by | June 02, 2017 | 00:06

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by | June 02, 2017 | 00:35

The clock is ticking - Commissioner Michel Barnier, who will represent the European Union in the negotiations, has previously stated that they should aim to have a deal by October 2018. Almost a year after the European Union referendum, the PM will say this election gives voters an opportunity to "affirm" their decision to leave by voting for her to continue in Downing Street.

by | June 02, 2017 | 00:22

Putin also said that "no hackers can influence election campaigns in any country of Europe, Asia or America". "If they have patriotic leanings, they may try to add their contribution to the fight against those who speak badly about Russian Federation", he said during an exclusive interaction with editors of global news agencies.

by | June 01, 2017 | 23:58

But it didn't take long before she got serious, suggesting that the uproar over Trump's use of the word could be a distraction for the controversies his administration is now facing. Why?" It's like covfefe . Trending! "It's the circus, right?" Despite the bewilderment sweeping the world online, Trump himself appeared to embrace the fun side of his mistake, posting: "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ".

by | June 02, 2017 | 00:38

Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem should not be seen as dilution of that support. Mr Trump's move to renew the waiver for six months keeps the USA embassy in Tel Aviv for now. Yet, Israel is the only nation in the world where an American embassy is not located in its chosen capital city. Only 56 percent of Israeli Jews consider Trump to be pro-Israel, a decline from the 79 percent who felt that way before the inauguration, according to a recent Jerusalem Post poll .

by | June 02, 2017 | 00:30

The video shows both the moment officers approached the athlete's 2015 Mercedes-Benz as well as his sobriety test. Golf .com released a two-minute version showing Woods perform the test on their Twitter page. Woods told officers he had not been drinking or taking illegal drugs, but said that he had taken medication. "I didn't realise the mix of medications had affected me so strongly".

by | June 02, 2017 | 00:12

The test record for USA ballistic missile defense systems is mixed - before Tuesday, nine of 17 attempts by a system like this since 1999 have been successful. The successful USA test followed a series of missile tests led by Kim Jong Un from Pyongyang in recent months, which has forced the Trump administration to step up its efforts to reduce the threat.

by | June 01, 2017 | 22:45

On the campaign trail, Trump's pro-Israel rhetoric raised expectations that he would act quickly to move the embassy. Palestinians claim the city's east and have warned against a United States move. But since coming to office in January, Trump has met with Israeli and Palestinian leaders both in Washington and in a visit to the region last week and has committed himself to seeking a long-elusive final peace deal between them.

by | June 01, 2017 | 22:59

US President Donald Trump's Communications Director Mike Dubke has resigned, media reported on Tuesday. Stay on topic - This helps keep the thread focused on the discussion at hand. After US President Donald Trump puzzled everyone with his " covfefe " tweet that went viral overnight, White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Wednesday offered a cryptic explanation.

by | June 02, 2017 | 00:21

Along with the casting news, we also know a bit more about the plot of I Feel Pretty , with Deadline noting that Schumer's character actually thinks she's fallen under "a spell" that has made her more attractive. With this newfound confidence she is empowered to live her life fearlessly and flawlessly, but what will happen when she realizes her appearance never changed? Williams meanwhile received her fourth Oscar nomination for Manchester by the Sea this year.

by | June 01, 2017 | 23:45

The Texas senate must take up the latest bathroom measure by May 29, before the end of the state's legislative session. "I am obviously very excited about it passing the Senate , and I fully expect ... "In terms of privacy, I had not seen the language on the "Paddie Amendment" on SB 2078 before it was voted on last night", Patrick said in a statement .

by | June 02, 2017 | 00:30

The Indian government recently had asked telecom service providers to rejig cost and lower prices to pass on the benefits of tax rate reduction under the Goods and Services Tax ( GST ) to customers in the country from July this year. The June 3 meeting of the GST Council in Delhi is likely to draw up the final rollout procedures, an official told Express. "There have been 14 meetings of the GST Council".

by | June 01, 2017 | 22:42

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena was scheduled to return to Colombo Friday night after a two-day state visit to Australia and plans to hold an emergency meeting with emergency officials to discuss relief operations, an administration official said.

by | June 01, 2017 | 22:57

But the change in the polls is forcing investors to rethink some of the political logic behind the moves of the past month and also ask whether a victory for Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party could even prove a positive for sterling . The euro was off 0.1 percent at $1.1183 EUR=D4 , posting a small recovery after fears of an early election in Italy and a softer-than-expected inflation reading in Germany dragged it lower on Tuesday.

by | June 01, 2017 | 23:24

Trump plans to bring in new aides to the White House , adding experienced political professionals including a former campaign manager , according to administration officials and people close to the president. Mr Trump was among those who pushed the "birther" conspiracy theory and consistently questioned former President Obama's birthplace of Hawaii. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Wednesday referred all questions related to the FBI's Russian Federation investigation from ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 23:40

It later recovered the lost ground to $1.29 after another poll from Panelbase gave the Tories a 15-point lead. The Survation poll found just over half of the 1,009 respondents thought May would make the best prime minister, whilst support for Labour's Jeremy Corbyn stood at just 30 percent, albeit higher than in previous surveys.

by | June 01, 2017 | 22:33

World Bank president Jim Yong Kim announced the donation from both oil-rich Gulf states on Sunday , during a meeting between Ivanka Trump and a group of Saudi women, a member of the U.S. The president promised the room he was "not here to lecture", but encouraged countries to "drive out the terrorists". "Drive them out of your communities!" Trump's visit, and especially the speech he gave, should put an end to any hope of a rapprochement between the USA and Iran.