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by | June 01, 2017 | 17:13

Hard-line conservatives have sought to convince Trump that meeting this target would be harmful to the bottom lines of USA businesses and would jeopardize manufacturing jobs, especially in the Midwest and other regions where Trump found deep support in last year's election.

by | June 01, 2017 | 16:08

U.S. President Donald Trump awaits the arrival of Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the White House in Washington D.C., the United States, on May 31, 2017 . Jim Connaughton, who led USA climate negotiations for both terms of the Bush administration, is in the latter camp, arguing that rapid advances in clean energy technology and low natural gas prices will bring lower emissions, regardless of Trump's decision.

by | June 01, 2017 | 17:17

Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas also had a pop. But Mrs May said "debates where the politicians are squabbling amongst themselves doesn't do anything for the process of electioneering". However, May has turned down Corbyn's latest invitation and said it is " more important " for her to remain on with the campaign trail and " take questions from members of the public who are going to be voting on 8 June ".

by | June 01, 2017 | 16:08

The Pokemon Company has announced that their new game, Pokeland , is coming to Android and iOS . Thanks to the breakout success of Pokemon GO previous year, Pokemon is all the rage again. However, it is worth pointing out that this test is only limited to Japan, so worldwide players will have to wait for further news when it becomes available in their area.

by | June 01, 2017 | 16:19

It's expected that Trump will follow through on a campaign pledge to pull the United States out of the global pact to fight climate change , a source briefed on the decision told Reuters, a move that promises to deepen a rift with U.S. Under this plan the USA will sacrifice any form of leadership or authority it has had on the climate agenda. For the Republican president, a withdrawal would reflect his "America First" approach to policy, unencumbered by worldwide obligations.

by | June 01, 2017 | 16:34

The subpoenas are for " several individuals for testimony, personal documents and business records", Schiff and Conway said in their statement. Cohen's subpoena comes after he declined a request to provide information and documents related to his contacts with Russian officials.The subpoenas related to unmasking requests were reportedly made by Republicans on the committee interested in examining whether the requests were politically motivated, The Journal reported .

by | June 01, 2017 | 15:07

Trump did not answer a reporter's question Wednesday on whether he still believes it is a hoax. If the US secedes from the alliance, it would become only the third nation out of 197 that is eligible to participate in the agreement but refuse to do so.

by | June 01, 2017 | 16:36

Geovanni Borjas , 32, was identified as a suspect in the slayings of Michelle Lozano, 17, and Bree'Anna Guzman, 22, after investigators used a controversial technique known as familial DNA testing, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck announced on Tuesday.

by | June 01, 2017 | 16:35

Apple-watchers have noted that the company's online store is suddenly out of stock of the 15-inch MacBook Pro - a familiar pattern in the week prior to the launch of notable new Apple kit - and an upgrade to the 13-inch MacBook Pro is also on the cards.

by | June 01, 2017 | 15:27

On Tuesday (Wednesday NZ time), the photo was condemned by a bipartisan chorus of politicians and pundits as soon as it went public; hours later, Griffin apologised in a video statement. Griffin was heavily criticized for the grisly-looking photo. There was condemnation on both the left and the right in the USA on Wednesday after the photoshoot and 12-second video clip by celebrity photographer Tyler Shields was posted online, with Griffin soon taking to Twitter to apologise for her ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 15:54

Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt and White House strategist Steve Bannon want Trump to withdraw. President Donald Trump may pull the United States out of the worldwide community's most ambitious agreement to date to cut global carbon emissions .

by | June 01, 2017 | 15:00

This is now on sale in China and South Korea, but it will soon be available in India too. As an introductory offer, Samsung would be bundling in a free wireless charger worth Rs 4,499 along with the smartphone. Samsung Galaxy S8+ with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage also sees a steep rise in price compared to the regular version of the phone. However, customers can pre-book the new Galaxy S8+ on Samsung Shop and Flipkart from June 2.

by | June 01, 2017 | 15:09

Mr Corbyn is appearing alongside Lib Dem leader Tim Farron, UKIP's Paul Nuttall , Green co-leader Caroline Lucas, Plaid Cymru's Leanne Wood and the SNP's deputy leader Angus Robertson, who leads the party's MPs at Westminster. "It's not like that". Do you ever have any question about anything you wish to ask and get answer? "Our government needs to be at our strongest to take us through Brexit ".

by | June 01, 2017 | 15:22

Japan launched the first Michibiki satellite into space in 2010 on a trial basis and it plans to send two more satellites later this year, according to the Cabinet Office. The satellite will enter an orbit at an altitude of approximately 36,000 kilometers in two weeks. With the launch of two follow-on satellites and the single spacecraft already in orbit, the four-station constellation will permit continuous coverage of Japan.

by | June 01, 2017 | 14:30

Some U.S. news reports , citing Trump aides, say the president could soon establish a White House "war room" to deal with the burgeoning number of questions about his administration's links to Russian Federation. This is not the first time McCain has been vocal about the Trump administration's relationship with Russian Federation. President Donald Trump says Russian officials "must be laughing at the U.S".

by | June 01, 2017 | 14:44

Yu has launched nine smartphones since it was started in 2014 in India. The Yu Yureka will be available in two finishes, Chrome Black, and Matte Black. Yu has been teasing the phone for quite some time now, and today, the company has also posted an image of actor Ranveer Singh wearing a complete black attire.

by | June 01, 2017 | 13:54

He has apparently been pondering what to do about that promise since the November election. In a move that's been anticipated for months but still sent shockwaves around the world, President Donald Trump is set to exit the Paris Accord, a landmark global agreement signed by almost every nation on the planet.

by | June 01, 2017 | 13:00

The 67-year-old Frenchman, who is out of contract next month, has come in for criticism and calls to go from some Arsenal fans during a mixed season which saw the club fail to reach the Champions League for the first time in 19 years but also win the FA Cup .

by | June 01, 2017 | 12:54

Manchester United hope to resist Real Madrid's attempts to sign goalkeeper David de Gea again this summer. The newspaper says that the attacker snubbed Inter's advances because he has his heart set on joining Man Utd and will wait to see whether Jose Mourinho formalises his interest over the coming weeks.

by | June 01, 2017 | 12:48

The attack struck the busy neighborhood in the capital city just before 8:30 a.m. local time , during Kabul's morning commute. He stressed all efforts for a political and peaceful solution of the conflict in Afghanistan should be Afghan-owned and Afghan-driven.

by | June 01, 2017 | 13:23

The phone will also have a 19 MP rear camera with the ability to capture slow-motion video at 960 fps . Sony has announced that the Xperia XZ Premium will be available for pre-order from Amazon and Best Buy starting from June 12, following a week after which, the phone will be officially launched.

by | June 01, 2017 | 14:29

The House panel pursuing its own investigation of the Trump campaign and possible Russian Federation ties has also sought information from Comey, asking the FBI to turn over documents related to his interactions with both the White House and the Justice Department .

by | June 01, 2017 | 13:50

The administrator of the EPA, Scott Pruitt, was working on details. The United Nations' main Twitter page quoted Secretary-General António Guterres as saying: "Climate change is undeniable". Climate change is unstoppable. The official insisted on anonymity in order to discuss the decision before the official announcement. "Our climate action strategy represents an opportunity to attract investment, innovation and develop new green technologies", he said.

by | June 01, 2017 | 13:24

Woods is asked if he knows where he's coming from, to which he responds "Jupiter", the Florida town where the arrest took place. Woods was arrested in Jupiter. The front bumper on the driver's side also had been slightly dislodged. Woods told police he had taken several prescriptions. The report indicated that he registered.000 on a Breathalyzer test.

by | June 01, 2017 | 12:49

Mr Corbyn challenged Ms Rudd over the Tory record on tackling poverty but she hit back by claiming he was treating taxpayers' cash like Monopoly money and accusing him of a "chilling" record of opposing measures to tackle terrorism. Since then, the bombing that killed 22 people at a Manchester concert and some policy missteps by May's party have thrown the contest into uncertainty.

by | June 01, 2017 | 12:35

The precise mechanism for withdrawal hasn't yet been determined, but Trump has made clear he plans to fulfill his campaign promises to withdraw. Foreign allies have expressed disappointment in that action. Han Chen, an global climate advocate at the Natural Resources Defense Council, says internationally and here in the USA, the fastest job growth is in clean energy.

by | June 01, 2017 | 12:47

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , former Exxon CEO, is among those in the Trump administration urging the president to keep the us commitment. ExxonMobil, BP, Shell and Chevron all want the U.S.to remain. "If they decide to pull out it would be disappointing but I really do not think this would change the course of mankind", European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic said.

by | June 01, 2017 | 13:07

Musk, who has also faced criticism for working with Trump , stated in February that his participation "does not mean that I agree with actions by the Administration". It doesn't infringe on U.S. sovereignty. "It's not a good deal for America". Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila (JOO'-hah SEE'-pah-lah) says climate change won't be reversed "by closing your eyes".

by | June 01, 2017 | 13:30

Thus, nearly all the key contenders for top posts in the party organisation ahead of next year's crucial assembly elections in the State have been accommodated. Satish Jarkiholi has been appointed as the secretary of the All India Congress Committee (AICC). The party announced the much-awaited organisational reshuffle in Karnataka with a clutch of appointments created to assuage the heartburn among "disappointed" aspirants.

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:43

After a season which ended with a 13th FA Cup (a record seventh for Wenger) and a place in next season's Europa League after finishing fifth in the league, Arsenal look like a club in need of renewal and a jolt. As a result, Wenger will be looking to soften the blow and criticism he has faced by reclaiming the FA Cup in this game. It's what the fans, players, staff, manager and board expect and we won't rest until that is achieved.

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:47

The main opposition Labour Party took a 33 percent share, unchanged versus the earlier poll. Smaller parties, including the Scottish National Party and Northern Irish parties, could win 83 seats, The Times newspaper quoted YouGov as predicting.

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:30

Minutes later Mr Trump tweeted that he would be "announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days", adding: "MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!" There have been influential voices urging Trump not to ditch the Paris accord. Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or important. The Pruitt team is deciding on whether to initiate a full, formal withdrawal which could take three years - or ...

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:37

A telephone message was left Tuesday afternoon for Levandowski . However, high-flyer Levandowski was employed "at-will" (a USA employment contract which means staff can be fired at any time without a reason) and none of the shares had vested when he left, according to an Uber executive.

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:02

The event was held in partnership with the JFK Hyannis Museum at the Barnstable Performing Arts Center. In Washington, a special wreath-laying ceremony will take place at his gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery . Navy during World War II, John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress, and also served in the Senate before at age 43, he was elected as America's youngest President.

by | June 01, 2017 | 11:43

With the Snapdragon 835 mobile PC platform, it would be a fanless design and Qualcomm says that the 10nm process helps in a better handling of heat and the power efficiency is comparatively better. Matt Barlow, corporate vice president for Windows Marketing, said in a statement, "This collaboration offers consumers something new and that they have been craving - the best of a mobile computing experience with the best of Windows 10, all in one thin, light, connected device".