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by | June 03, 2017 | 12:39

What is striking about the reaction to the Trump decision is how many business leaders are talking about the economic opportunity that global climate action brings, opportunities that United States could well miss out on. Kimmel also played a clip of Trump's announcement, in which suddenly behind Trump a person dressed as the devil appears to show his approval. Mr Trump announced the move in a news conference in the Rose Garden at the White House , saying he had made the ...

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:34

The U.S. last month struck a Syrian air base with cruise missiles after accusing Assad's military of killing scores of civilians with a nerve agent launched from the base. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday categorically said that New Delhi remains committed to the Paris Climate Accord, adding it is relying heavily on traditional energy sources so that the future generations are able to breathe fresh and live a harmonious life.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:27

The prime minister said people were trying to "sensationalise" things. In an interview with NBC News' Megyn Kelly Friday, Putin suggested that Russian Federation was framed for the cyber campaign to undermine the election - contrary to US intelligence reports that Moscow had a direct hand in hacking political parties' computer systems and sending found documents to WikiLeaks with the intention of hurting the public's faith in the democratic process.

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:02

U.S. President Donald Trump has actively courted Beijing's support on North Korea, raising concerns among Southeast Asian allies in the lead-up to the dialogue that Washington might allow China a more free rein elsewhere in the region.

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:24

Dr. Stager agrees that clean energy jobs are the future and says the USA will suffer by not leading the charge. Creating Clean Climate Careers: Making historic investment of up to $1.5 billion in major renewable energy projects will create thousands of well-paying jobs for middle class New Yorkers across the State, while providing funding to train our workforce for lifetime careers in building efficiency, renewable energy, and other low-carbon sectors.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:12

Separately, a Chinese defence ministry spokesman said Chinese warships had warned the U.S. vessel to leave the area. The convention passed in 1982 states that areas that do not fall under EEZ should be global waters, shared by everyone and free for navigation.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:01

Several major U.S. corporations, captains of industry and business groups urged Trump to honor the endangered agreement, with oil super majors ExxonMobil and Chevron among those reiterating their support for the accords. He's said California's economy is proof that combating climate change isn't the economic deadweight Trump suggests. "The president and I focused our attentions there".

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:49

In their meeting, the three leaders committed to cutting back on fossil fuels, developing more green technology and helping raise funds to help poorer countries cut their emissions, but a dispute about trade ties scuppered plans for a formal joint statement.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:56

Vladimir Putin again denied that Russian Federation interfered in last year's US election, joking to NBC News' Megyn Kelly that even her "underage daughter" could have been behind the hacking . "We had to use our brains", Putin said. Reiterating that relations between India and Russian Federation are strong, the PM said that the whole world will read the St.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:27

The figures are based on broadcast and commercial deals plus prize money. Chelsea received almost £58 million more than Leicester City did for winning the title last season. Although Sunderland finished bottom of the table and were relegated, they received £93 million. Eight sides who have been relegated from the Premier League - Aston Villa, Cardiff, Fulham , Newcastle, Norwich, QPR, Reading and Wigan - in recent years also took home £220m in parachute payments .

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:45

He said: "They would obviously be for people looking for work, the vast majority will be for people coming out of our schools and our colleges and our universities, and we will not allow anyone to only recruit overseas for jobs here". The pair will meet later on for a BBC Question Time special where they will be grilled - separately - by voters. Tory strategists have got their wish: the "coalition of chaos" is now, according to the polls, a credible threat.

by | June 03, 2017 | 12:16

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he believes former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden was wrong to leak U.S. spy secrets, but he is not a traitor. On October 7, 2016, the U.S. National Intelligence and the Department of Homeland Security jointly said that Russian Federation hacked the Democratic National Committee (DNC) servers and Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta's personal email account and leaked their documents to WikiLeaks.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:26

Pittsburgh mayor, William Peduto, issued a statement decrying Trump's decision to quit the Paris accord as "disastrous", and has set a goal of running the city completely with clean power by 2035. With Trump seeking to renegotiate the climate accord, the prospects of which remain highly unclear, US sub-national bodies have committed to sticking to the parameters of the Paris agreement .

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:04

Police in Great Britain investigating the Manchester Arena bombing have arrested a ninth man while continuing to search addresses associated with the bomber who killed 22 people on Monday, The Associated Press reported Friday. The Manchester bomber is believed to have planned the attack for at least a year and bought nails and screws for the atrocity in two trips to DIY stores in the city , The Times has learned.

by | June 03, 2017 | 10:22

The government has beefed up its military presence in the southern Philippines in an effort to recover Marawi , a city partly controlled by terrorists linked to Islamic State , in time for a self-imposed Friday deadline . Duterte declared martial law in the Mindanao region, the southern third of the Philippines, and poured in troops backed by airstrikes, artillery fire and tanks to crush the urban insurrection.

by | June 03, 2017 | 10:59

A statement by South Korea's joint chiefs of staff claimed the military first broadcast a warning to North Korea about the object, before it fired any shots. Despite worldwide calls to halt its nuclear and missile programs, Pyongyang remains obdurate, ramping up the testing cycle for its missile systems.

by | June 03, 2017 | 10:56

Tusk said Europe was "stepping up our cooperation on climate change with China". China and the European Union released a joint statement at the meeting, saying the two parties "consider climate action and the clean energy transition an imperative more important than ever".

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:16

Plus, CBS News doesn't need to get the new evening anchor into the chair until September for the fall-ratings push. Guthrie added that a source told her Pelley is " thrilled " to go back to devote his full attention to 60 Minutes , but wasn't pleased with how his departure from CBS Evening News came about.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:35

The U.S. and its allies strongly disagreed with China and Russian Federation on how to rein in North Korea's rapidly escalating nuclear and ballistic missile program, which Pyongyang says is aimed at developing a long-range missile capable of reaching the United States with a nuclear warhead.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:33

Germany's Foreign Minister Signmar Gabriel informed reporters that a few officials of the German embassy had also been injured in the blast, while an Afghan security guard had lost his life. "The terrorists, even in the holy month of Ramadan, the month of goodness, blessing and prayer, are not stopping the killing of our innocent people", Mr Ghani said in a statement .

by | June 03, 2017 | 10:50

Seconds later, the sea lion grabbed her and dragged her by her white dress off the wharf - and into the water - as horrified screams erupted. A family member immediately jumped into the girl's rescue and pulled her out moments later. "Give them a lot of space", said Carter. "You can not think these are characters out of a Disney movie", said Andrew Trites, UBC Marine Mammal Researcher.

by | June 03, 2017 | 10:26

Both the First Lady and the First Daughter-turned-Assistant to the President opted against wearing headscarves during their visit to Saudi Arabia . In 2012, Donald Trump blasted President Obama for appearing to bow - tweeting "Do we still want a president who bows to the Saudis?" But on Sunday, the transcript of Trump's speech in Saudi Arabia seemed to show a more subdued tone toward members of the Muslim community.

by | June 03, 2017 | 10:15

Troops are regularly used in Brazil to back up police when law and order breaks down or help at major events like last year's Rio Olympics. Masks representing corrupt politicians are placed by protesters on the lawn outside the National Congress building, in Brasilia , Brazil, Tuesday, May 23, 2017.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:29

US President Donald Trump called Germany's trade and spending policies " very bad " on Tuesday, intensifying the row between the longtime allies. The remarks came soon after G7 and NATO summits, where news reports suggested that not all was well between her and Trump , who is leading the U.S.

by | June 03, 2017 | 10:08

While Putin has frequently denied Russia's role in election hacking , US intelligence agencies have confirmed that Russian Federation attempted to influence the election. "Trying to spy on your allies, if you really consider them allies and not vassals, is just indecent". Echoing remarks President Donald Trump made on the campaign trail, Putin also questioned the need for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

by | June 03, 2017 | 10:39

Russia and Austria should continue their close cooperation, Russian President Vladimir Putin told Austria's Federal Chancellor Christian Kern at their meeting on sidelines of the 2017 St. "I would put it very simply", he said. He recalled that when he was the Chief Minister of Gujarat before 2014, the state had created a separate department for environment protection.

by | June 03, 2017 | 10:24

The French leader held the shake for a few seconds more. The awkward encounter saw each grip the other's hand so firmly that their knuckles turned white. "I do not let anything pass", he told JDD. In the initial meeting with Macron, Trump praised him for running an "incredible campaign" and his "tremendous victory", according to CNN.

by | June 03, 2017 | 10:06

Michael Roth, president of the university, said the group "is not a substitute for leadership from the federal government". He thinks the US pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement has a large impact for the rest of the world. The Democratic governors' new pact commits to that same goal, which requires a 26 to 28 percent reduction in emissions from 2005 levels. In December 2015 in Paris, world leaders signed the first global commitment to fight climate change .

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:11

Trump cited a study by the National Economic Research Associates - funded by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the American Council for Capital Formation - which said the accord would cost 2.7 million jobs and a loss of almost $ 3 trillion in gross domestic product.

by | June 03, 2017 | 10:08

The Lee statue, erected in 1884 in honor of the commander of the Army of Northern Virginia, is arguably the most prominent of the four because of its location at Lee Circle, a major traffic hub at the edge of the Lower Garden District and the Central Business District.

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:14

In the four losses, the Mariners were shut out twice and twice scored one run. "Not just our team, but all teams". The Seattle Mariners got off to a great start Monday with a win over the team with the second best record in the Majors.

by | June 03, 2017 | 10:59

Indeed, Google says the game is its "smallest interactive Doodle ever" and created to make sure it "works for everyone, including those on slower mobile networks". "It's a lesson with the bat and ball - our bowlers to be disciplined and to our batsman that, sometimes, you have to sit in", Morgan said. The Windies delivered an outstanding performance in World T20 but their downfall in ODIs ever since made this year's Champions Trophy slip away.

by | June 03, 2017 | 10:01

Asked if it was an error or a miss on the part of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi accusing Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao of family rule or "dynasty politics", Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi said: "Let us put things in perspective.

by | June 03, 2017 | 09:51

The speech on Islam, billed as the centerpiece of the Saudi visit - for a president who was highly critical of the religion throughout the campaign and proposed banning all Muslims from entering the U.S. "Anyone who can not condemn the hatred, oppression and violence of radical Islam lacks the moral clarity to serve as our president", he said. President Trump seeks reform, not intervention, on Middle East tripThe policy is a big departure from the Obama administration which had hoped to ...

by | June 03, 2017 | 11:19

Putin also said that allegations there had been a secret deal between Moscow and Trump before his inauguration as US president were " hysteria ". While he maintained Thursday that the Russian government wasn't behind the attacks, he said hackers anywhere could make their efforts appear like they came from the state.