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by | June 03, 2017 | 21:18

California will not stop growing its renewable energy portfolio. That followed an assessment in the Pentagon's 2010 Quadrennial Defense Review Report that said climate change "may act as an accelerant of instability or conflict". He said he had made the same comment in Germany three days ago when "nobody's comment had come", an apparent reference to Trump's announcement. That means the US would remain in the agreement , at least formally, for another three-and-a-half years, ensuring the ...

by | June 03, 2017 | 21:01

He added, "Fighting climate change is a global consensus, it's not invented by China. and we realize that this is a global consensus agreement and that as a big developing nation we should shoulder our worldwide responsibility". Miguel Arias Canete , the EU's energy commissioner, told Reuters the bloc could depend on China despite concerns among environmental groups that monitoring and verification measures in the Paris accord would be weaker without the United States.

by | June 03, 2017 | 21:08

In a tweeted message, Trump said, "We have a MASSIVE trade deficit with Germany, plus they pay FAR LESS than they should on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation & military". He added the United States president was undermining the peaceful cooperation of nations based on mutual respect and tolerance. The prime minister praised Merkel's "strong leadership" and said a EU-focused vision is what the world needed.

by | June 03, 2017 | 20:21

Abedi detonated a homemade explosive outside Manchester Arena at the end of an Ariana Grande concert , killing himself and 22 other people while injuring dozens. "This has led us to the Banff Road area in Rusholme", Jackson said. "It is vital that we make sure that he is not part of a wider network and we can not rule this out yet".

by | June 03, 2017 | 21:42

Withdrawing would leave the USA as one of just three countries outside the agreement, with the other two being Syria and Nicaragua. Former US President George W Bush had similarly made a decision to not implement the Kyoto climate protocol, that mandated developed countries to cut their carbon emissions for keeping global temperatures from spiralling.

by | June 03, 2017 | 20:59

The longer we wait to get tougher the more hard it will be to stay within the 3.6-degree Fahrenheit global temperature rise limit that scientists say gives us a chance of weathering the worst impacts of climate change. TRUMP: " Our attacks on terrorism are greatly stepped up, and you see that - you see it all over - from the previous administration, including getting many other countries to make major contributions to the fight against terror".

by | June 03, 2017 | 20:52

Mr Corbyn looked uncomfortable as he was repeatedly asked if there were any circumstances in which, as Prime Minister, he would launch nuclear weapons such as the United Kingdom coming under attack. "We need to get it right". The Prime Minister was diagnosed with the illness in 2012. Mrs May refused to give a figure for how much she would be willing to pay the European Union in Brexit "divorce" settlement, and she was also challenged over a U-turn on controversial social care plans for ...

by | June 03, 2017 | 20:56

The PMU said that the Wadi al-Midar and Taru villages [in northwestern Iraq] were liberated from ISIS, adding that 21 ISIS fighters were killed in the operation backed by the Iraqi air force. US jets dropped leaflets this week on pro-government forces, instructing them to pull out of Tanf. The leaflet, given to ABC News by the Department of Defense, provides an English translation.

by | June 03, 2017 | 21:25

The measures adopted on Friday could have been agreed by the council's North Korea sanctions committee behind closed doors, but Washington convinced China to back a public vote on the blacklist, amplifying the council's unhappiness with Pyongyang's defiance of a United Nations ban on ballistic missile launches.

by | June 03, 2017 | 21:29

Laxman said that skipper Virat Kohli will be depending on these two bowlers due to their current form and the pace-friendly conditions in England which will host the Champions Trophy from June 1 to 18. Other possible replacements include uncapped Surrey and England Lions seamer Tom Curran or even a recall for Test regular Stuart Broad - who has 121 ODI caps but only two since the last World Cup in 2015.

by | June 03, 2017 | 21:05

Bush, which was marked by unilateral USA actions.By contrast, relations between the world's two exporting giants have often been tense, with China's plans to introduce a minimum quota for electric vehicle sales a thorny current issue that Germany is expected to raise at this visit.

by | June 03, 2017 | 20:50

However, on April 17, she changed her mind. The Labour leader used a speech in York to outline his industrial strategy, which he says will help "unleash the untapped potential of every part of the country" if his party wins the election.

by | June 03, 2017 | 20:16

Trump , who is on his first visit to a foreign state as President, was addressing the leaders of 50 Muslim-majority countries on Sunday afternoon. This, of course, happening just after a big election with a massive turnout returned Iran's President Hassan Rouhani to power, an advocate of working with the outside world including the US and Saudi Arabia.

by | June 03, 2017 | 20:14

Coincidentally, with Prime Minister Modi meeting with Macron in the middle of the fracas, India is once again in the Franco-American frame like it was some 250 years ago. Unfazed by the U.S. withdrawal, India and France on Saturday pledged themselves to a successful implementation of the Paris accord on climate change even as they vowed to jointly fight the scourge of terrorism, the two challenges that are stalking the world at large.

by | June 03, 2017 | 21:24

Alberta has cancelled an alert after a tornado was spotted northeast of Calgary . The tornado was moving east at 50 km/h. "Take cover immediately, if threatening weather approaches", says Environment Canada's statement, issued at 5:12 p.m.

by | June 03, 2017 | 19:46

Listen to today's Trumpet Daily Radio Show for more on this astounding development. "Given that Germany has been freeriding on American military spending, it is a little cheeky to blame the USA for being an unreliable ally", Rachman continued.

by | June 03, 2017 | 19:40

The attack raised fears about the government's ability to protect its citizens almost 16 years into a war with insurgents. Alam Ezadyar's son was about to be buried. Ahmadzai and General Murad Ali Murad, a deputy interior minister, urged the protesters to end their demonstration, citing fears that suicide attackers would target such rallies, as they did previous year.

by | June 03, 2017 | 20:57

Never seen Jaden so happy! Envisioned by Grande and her team, the benefit is slated for June 4 at the cricket stadium at Emirates Old Trafford in Manchester and will be produced by Live Nation subsidiary Festival Republic and Simon Moran's SJM Concerts.

by | June 03, 2017 | 19:54

Putin said officials accusing Russian Federation of hacking the US election "reminds me of anti-Semitism and blaming the Jews ". He also said Russian Federation is embarking on new areas of economic expansion, and is predicting his country will be on track for higher growth in the next couple of years.

by | June 03, 2017 | 19:41

U.S. Pacific Command confirmed the launch in a statement , writing that it was working with its partners on a more detailed assessment of the launch. "As we agreed at the recent G7, the issue of North Korea is a top priority for the worldwide community", Abe told reporters on Monday, according to Reuters .

by | June 03, 2017 | 20:59

Troops have cleared nearly 90 percent of Marawi city, where the gunmen linked to the Islamic State group have been fending off government troops since a botched raid to capture a veteran rebel leader triggered a militant siege, said military spokesman Brig.

by | June 03, 2017 | 19:13

Rohingya community leader Shamsul Alam said "most of the temporary houses in the camps have been flattened". Television footage showed widespread devastation in coastal areas of Cox's Bazaar, Chittagong and other districts. Dhaka - Hundreds of poorly built homes have been damaged as a powerful storm pounded the coastal district of Bangladesh on Tuesday, officials said.

by | June 03, 2017 | 20:01

As helicopters circled the lakeside city where smoke billowed out of some buildings, troops cleared rebel positions amid explosions and automatic gunfire, moving house by house and street by street. Twenty four more Maute group militants have been killed in the ongoing clashes, bringing to 89 the total number of killed militants since the attack broke out May 23.

by | June 03, 2017 | 20:44

Speaking after bilateral talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin , Li said it was "also in our interest.to work step by step towards sustainable development" and environmental protection together with the worldwide community.

by | June 03, 2017 | 19:34

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Thursday expressed concern on the safety of around 50,000 children affected in the clash between the government forces and militants in Marawi city. He said the corridor will be implemented by the government and the main separatist group, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, which has signed a peace agreement in exchange for Muslim autonomy in Mindanao, the southern third of the Philippines where a Muslim rebellion has raged for decades.

by | June 03, 2017 | 20:52

Japan's defence minister on Saturday backed the United States using any option to deal with North Korea , including military strikes, and said Tokyo wanted to build a deeper alliance with Washington that could play a regional security role.

by | June 03, 2017 | 19:08

Pakistan , captained by Sarfraz Ahmed, one of the world's leading wicket-keeper/batsmen, have plenty of variety in their attack. However, it has been over two years since India and Pakistan clashed in an ODI. India had defeated Pakistan by 29 runs in Mohali before gong on to beat Sri Lanka in the final. "As a passionate Pakistan supporter, it's natural that I would want my team to finish on the winning side against any team, and especially against India ", Afridi wrote in a ...

by | June 03, 2017 | 20:45

Sen. Richard Burr (R., N.C.) said that the Senate probably won't reach a deal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act when it returns from a recess next week, in a stark assessment of the party's health-care prospects. The margin of sampling error is plus or minus 3 percentage points for the full sample. According to Larry Levitt, senior vice president at nonpartisan health policy think tank The Kaiser Family Foundation, this naturally led to some problems.

by | June 03, 2017 | 19:09

On June 1, President Donald Trump announced that the U.S. will exit the Paris Agreement on climate change. Feinstein, saying in a statement , "With the President pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement , L.A. More and more of them are worrying about it. . They believe humans are causing it. . "But in the end it is reasonable to invest in the model which is sustainable", Williams said.

by | June 03, 2017 | 19:39

His decision, announced on Thursday, triggered widespread worldwide condemnation. He said the climate deal doesn't formally go into effect until 2021, giving nations years to come up with a constructive solution to combating global warming.

by | June 03, 2017 | 19:52

This is an urgent challenge, and it's much bigger than one person. He said he would notify the U.N. Secretary General and the climate change secretariat that US cities, states, businesses and others will aim to meet the United States' commitment to reducing emissions 26 percent below the 2005 levels by 2025.

by | June 03, 2017 | 20:16

And the 26-year-old is now the 77th Burnley player to represent his country at full worldwide level. The 22-year-old winger earned his fifth cap for his country in the friendly global, which acted as a warm-up for the crucial World Cup qualifier at home to Austria on June 11th.

by | June 03, 2017 | 19:13

Trump's announcement Thursday that the us will withdraw from the Paris accord. "We deem the momentum generated in Paris in December 2015 irreversible and we firmly believe that the Paris Agreement can not be renegotiated since it is a vital instrument for our planet, societies and economies", the leaders of the three countries said in a rare joint statement.

by | June 03, 2017 | 19:37

The White House also says the accord imposed "unrealistic targets on the US for reducing carbon emissions while giving China a free pass". He has been rebuffed by the other nations stating that there will be no new negotiations. Pruitt declined to tell reporters at the White House whether Trump now believes it is real and threatens the country. With the second-largest carbon emitter in the world (China is the biggest) now saying that it is pulling out of the Paris Agreement the ...

by | June 03, 2017 | 20:12

The guest list for Saturday includes Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi , Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar , Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar , National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah, Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Sitaram Yechury and Communist Party of India leader D.