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by | June 02, 2017 | 05:56

He says the United States will immediately cease "all implementation" of Paris climate change accord standards. The European Union's top climate change official said it was "a sad day for the global community". Trump met Wednesday with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who has favored remaining in the agreement. "Brazil is seriously concerned with the negative impact of such decision on the multilateral dialogue and cooperation to respond to global changes", the country's Ministry of Foreign ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:25

At his White House withdrawal announcement , Mr Trump complained that the global agreement signed by almost 200 countries during the previous Obama administration was "unfair" to American workers, imposed "draconian" restrictions on USA sovereignty and domestic economic activities, and has withdrawn the U.S.

by | June 02, 2017 | 07:20

If Wednesday's poll had used the previous poll's methodology, it would have shown the Conservatives' opinion poll lead narrowing by 6 percentage points, Panelbase said. Labour's vote share performance could be crucial to Corbyn's political future, with the left-winger refusing to say if he would quit if he loses the general election.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:36

But he indicated that was hardly a priority. If we can, great. "If we can't, that's fine", he added. The Paris agreement is created to set the world on a path toward keeping the warming of the planet "well below" a 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) rise above preindustrial temperatures, an amount of warming that scientists would consider "dangerous" climate change.

by | June 02, 2017 | 07:05

Venezuelan opposition activists clash with the riot police during a rally against the government of President Nicolas Maduro , in Caracas , on May 18, 2017. Almost two months of political unrest were set off by the attempt by Maduro's socialist government to nullify the opposition-controlled congress in late March.

by | June 02, 2017 | 07:31

Following the attack, Egyptian jets carried out airstrikes against what the authorities said "militant training camps" in neighboring Libya. The interior ministry said 29 people were killed and scores injured in the attack. In December and April suicide attacks against Coptic Churches left dozens killed. Funerals for some of the 29 victims of Friday's shootings have taken place.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:03

The deconfliction zone encompasses a 55-kilometer radius around the base. Dillon estimated that a small number of Iran-backed forces had remained inside a so-called "deconfliction" zone meant to ensure the safety of US -led coalition forces since a May 18 USA strike on their advancing formation.

by | June 02, 2017 | 07:32

Peskov said Russian Federation has yet to see what announcement Trump makes. Other European leaders issued more explicit appeals to the US government not to abandon worldwide measures against climate change . It was not immediately clear whether the president intends to make a quick, clean break with the treaty or to work out a full, formal withdrawal, which could take three years.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:49

In his speech , Trump complained that the Paris Accord required wealthy nations to help developing countries build renewable energy sources. Speaking from the White House Rose Garden on Thursday, Trump said he chose to withdraw from the Paris pact because it was unfair to US businesses and workers.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:42

Spicer's smug reply seems to suggest that the vast Internet populations are quite dumb as only "a small group of people know exactly what he meant ". "Despite the constant negative press covfefe ", read the USA leader's short tweet. "Last night for five blessed hours, Donald Trump made America truly great", Samantha Bee said on Wednesday's episode of TBS's "Full Frontal" right before playing clips from media discussing the president's tweet.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:06

This year the turnout was 70%. High turnout among Rouhani's urban base gave the moderate president a 57-to-38.5 percent victory over the hard-line, conservative judge favored by Iran's conservative security state and clergy, including (reportedly) the nation's supreme leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, who will have veto power over any reforms Rouhani might wish to implement.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:57

The White House on Thursday said President Donald Trump delayed moving the United States' Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem . The American leader faced a Thursday deadline to renew the waiver or see the State Department lose half its funding for its overseas facilities.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:35

While travelling overseas last week, Trump was repeatedly pressed to stay in the deal by European leaders and the Vatican . Withdrawing would leave the United States aligned only with Russian Federation among the world's industrialized economies in rejecting action to combat climate change.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:52

In contrast to signs from a string of opinion polls that have suggested May's Conservatives will increase their majority, the new constituency-by-constituency modeling by YouGov showed it might lose 20 of the 330 seats it holds and the opposition Labour Party could gain almost 30 seats, The Times said.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:40

The Russian president praised Trump as "a straightforward person, a frank person". After the summit, Putin will host Modi at a private dinner without any aides. State Department in 2014. According to the president, the trade volume between the two countries previous year has increased to more than 7.7 billion USA dollars, a sign that confirms the strength of bilateral economic ties and its great potential.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:04

In his first briefing since President Trump returned from his nine-day global trip, White House press secretary Sean Spicer was looking to highlight the trip's successes. Federal investigators and several congressional committees are looking into any connections between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, including allegations that there may have been collaboration to help Trump and harm his Democratic opponent, Hillary Clinton.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:58

Speaking at the Recode convention, Mrs Clinton insisted she and her campaign team had tried to flag up mischievous Russian activity, but each time they were "largely ignored". She specifically called out media coverage of her private email scandal , in which she used an unauthorized private email server to conduct communications during her time as secretary of state in the Obama administration.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:23

Around 1600 KST on Tuesday, the South Korean army responded with a warning broadcast and "warning shots" to what it later described as an "unidentified" flying object crossing the military demarcation line (MDL) into the South in Cheorwon, Gangwon Province.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:43

Separately, the panel approved subpoenas to the CIA, the National Security Agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation seeking records showing which former Obama administration officials requested the "unmasking" of the names of Trump associates who were inadvertently picked up in top-secret communications intercepts, a congressional official said on condition of anonymity.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:43

Here are 4 takeaways from the debate. May has refused to do any live TV debates, and Corbyn had previously said he wouldn't take part without her. Addressing Ms Rudd directly, she said: "My question is this really, why is Britain the second biggest arms dealer in the world?" On the night, Corbyn counterintuitively did not spend much time haranguing May for her no-show.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:57

Having welcomed him and after thanking him for making his visit to Spain, Rajoy announced the signing of a document to serve as a guide to develop "relations at a political, security, economic, scientific and technology level". Modi will hold a round-table interaction with a select group of Spanish CEOs, who are keen to invest and expand their presence in India. Two-way trade totaled United States dollars 5.27 billion in 2016.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:40

If we can, great. If this language frustrates Trump enough, he could opt to withdraw from the more foundational United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which laid the groundwork for the Paris deal, and was signed by George H.W.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:44

The announcement of Comey's scheduled testimony comes a day after the House intelligence committee said it was issuing subpoenas for former national security adviser Michael Flynn and President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, as well as their businesses, as part of its investigation into Russian activities during last year's election.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:40

Here's a quick primer on what that means/Rachel Alexander, SR. Since he took office on January 20, Trump's take on the global climate has alarmed many scientists . "Russia attaches great significance to it". "We strongly disagree with President Trump's decision to abdicate America's leadership role, allowing other nations to lead on clean energy and job creation", the lawmakers, including Rep.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:45

While traveling overseas last week, Trump was repeatedly pressed to stay in the deal by European leaders and the pope. China emits the highest levels of carbon dioxide in the world, with the United States ranking second. And European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker declared Europe was ready to act as a global climate leader in the USA absence. "It looks like that attempt failed", Juncker said.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:49

A Turkish foreign ministry statement said United States ambassador John Bass was given a " written and verbal protest " over the treatment of two security officers that it said were " contrary to diplomatic rules and practices ". "People have the right in our country to peacefully demonstrate and they were peacefully demonstrating". A pair of senators who oversee the US foreign aid budget added to the pressure with a letter to Turkey's ambassador warning there could be fiscal ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:24

A Republican consultant who knows Dubke, and who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said Dubke was placed in an impossible situation working for a president who destroys the administration's message. The tweet immediately went viral and became one of the president's more popular posts before it was taken down after almost six hours online. He obviously meant constant negative press coverage but Twitter was abuzz with other explanations thoughout the night of Wednesday deciphering what it ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:44

US lumber companies claim Canadian companies have an unfair advantage with preferential access to Crown-owned lands that charge lower stumpage fees. The rates are likely to go up after June 9, when the US will decide whether to also impose anti-dumping duties on top of the countervailing ones.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:23

Allen said it's highly likely those sources were people inside the White House, very close to Trump or Kushner. Although questions have been raised about Kushner's contacts with the Russians, the FBI has said he is not at the moment under investigation, and he has volunteered to testify before the congressional committees looking into Russian interference in the 2016 elections.

by | June 02, 2017 | 04:51

Leading climate scientists say the emissions trap heat in the atmosphere and have caused a warming planet, sea level rise, droughts and more frequent violent storms. Advisers, including Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, daughter Ivanka Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, urged Trump to lessen USA pledges to Paris but remain a party to the deal.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:14

Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana broke the news about the tragedy earlier Thursday. Padilla said the day before that troops have cleared nearly 90 percent of Marawi , where the gunmen linked to the Islamic State extremist group have been fending off government troops since a botched raid to capture a veteran rebel leader triggered a militant rampage.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:17

The 35-year-old American suffered critical injuries when his bicycle collided with a auto on Italy's Rimini coastline last Wednesday. Riding for Repsol Honda, Hayden clinched the championship in dramatic style, taking advantage of a crash from Rossi, who had an eight-point lead heading into the final race on the final day of the season.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:35

As far as the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation is concerned, President Putin promised Modi of getting an active role in its membership. Addressing the June 1 meeting, Putin asserted that "no hackers can fundamentally influence outcome of an election in another country".

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:19

If Trump does withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement , it will be a temporary bump on the road to a sustainable future. A Washington D.C. -based environmental group has called a last-minute protest on Thursday to oppose President Donald Trump's expected withdrawal from the Paris climate deal.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:05

That request, if granted, would be an extraordinary step in the ongoing congressional investigation of the Trump campaign's communications with Russian Federation - and the FBI's inquiry of Kushner's talks with the Kremlin, which have gained greater significance in recent weeks.