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by | June 02, 2017 | 22:48

Protesters accused Trump of becoming a "global threat" and "harming the planet" in signs they held Friday morning at the entrance of the embassy in central Madrid. The US leader's "Make America Great Again" rhetoric has done little to counter Xi's message - on full display at the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing in May - that it is China, not the US, that leads the world when it comes to vision on everything from the global economic order to saving the world.

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:02

Trump , tapping into the " America First" message he used when he was elected president previous year, said the Paris accord would undermine the USA economy, cost U.S. He then dramatically called pulling out of the Paris climate agreement possibly "the worst thing" Trump has done. Making finance flows consistent with a pathway towards low greenhouse gas emissions and climate-resilient development.

by | June 02, 2017 | 21:40

Captain Virat Kohli will no doubt feel the pressure on Sunday, so what can the history of India and Pakistan cricket rivalry tell us about who will win this weekend? With the ongoing pay dispute with their board a major distraction, Australia will be aiming to shut out all off-field issues as they aim to give their campaign a winning start.

by | June 02, 2017 | 21:39

Trump promoted his announcement Wednesday night on Twitter , after a day in which US allies around the world sounded alarms about the likely consequences of a USA withdrawal. More important will be whether Trump's withdrawal spurs other countries to do the same. "Leaving Paris is not good for America or the world", Musk wrote on Twitter shortly after Trump's announcement.

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:45

A NASA spacecraft will aim straight for the sun next year and bear the name of the astrophysicist who predicted the existence of the solar wind almost 60 years ago. This phenomenon, now known as the solar wind, has been proven to exist repeatedly through direct observation. "It's very exciting that we'll finally get a look".

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:01

While NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, who recently became the woman with the most hours in space, has remained on board, two of her crew mates returns on the Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft, touching down at 10:10 a.m. "Thomas has worked in a remarkable fashion", Jean-Yves Le Gall, the head of CNES, France's space agency, told AFP. Russian cosmonaut Gennady Padalka, with 878 days in orbit, is the world's most experienced space flier.

by | June 02, 2017 | 21:43

In short, the variety of conditions available in the lake at various times during its history could have offered ideal conditions for life to take hold, and that's pretty huge news if you're hoping to one day hear that humans have found evidence that martian life was real.

by | June 02, 2017 | 21:03

In the press conference announcing the grants, Whitney and Mayor Steve Adler said the grants will be focused on the Eastern Crescent of Austin because of the region's history of relaxed zoning regulations that allowed factories and other potentially hazardous uses near where the city's minority populations were moved to beginning in the 1920s.

by | June 02, 2017 | 21:30

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by | June 02, 2017 | 21:34

Roy's miserable run of form spans four single-figure scores in his last five ODI innings and an ongoing sequence of 11 attempts for various teams without a single half-century. " Jonny Bairstow will miss out unfortunately". "The combination has been very good over the last two or three years - that's why I think our cricket is moving in the right direction".

by | June 02, 2017 | 21:37

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said "I have a message for the rest of the world. Paris withdrawal leaves American workers & families behind", she wrote on Twitter. Jerry Brown said, blasting the decision as "deviant behavior from the highest office in the land". "It was certainly leading the charge in the lead-up to the Paris agreement under the leadership of Barack Obama ".

by | June 02, 2017 | 20:07

Brunel said the withdrawal of the U.S. will make it more challenging to reach the targets set out in the Paris Agreement . Second, will this withdrawal alter the efforts of China, India or the European Union in the realm of renewable energy? Musk said that he had done "all I can" to convince Trump to stay in the accord, and threatened to leave the presidential advisory councils if Trump announced a U.S.

by | June 02, 2017 | 21:12

When gains and losses for other parties are factored in, the modeling suggests the Conservative Party's tally could be 16 seats below the 326 seats required to be able to govern alone, leading to a "hung parliament". "The near-term risks to sterling remain heavily tilted to the downside", Samuel Tombs, chief United Kingdom economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics, said in a research note on Tuesday.

by | June 02, 2017 | 19:54

A source was quoted saying to Mumbai Mirror , "This isn't the first time that Shah Rukh Khan has been at the receiving end of a death hoax". The news was first reported by a French website. Everybody heaved a sigh of relief that SRK was seated on another side of the set and was unharmed. Hold your horses. we are talking about the leading ladies of his dwarf film with Aanand L.

by | June 02, 2017 | 20:25

The dollar fell to two-week lows against the safe-haven yen as investors turned cautious amid political worries in Europe as well as weaker stock and commodity markets after a long USA holiday weekend. A YouGov opinion poll on Wednesday showed the Conservatives' lead had fallen to a fresh low of 3 points. The figures came in stark contrast to earlier expectations that the Conservatives would increase their majority.

by | June 02, 2017 | 19:46

McCaulay spoke to The Gleaner on Tuesday while Trump's decision was pending, noting that there were serious consequences for Jamaica. The Paris Agreement was drawn up past year (16), during Trump's predecessor Barack Obama's regime, and 195 countries signed off on it.

by | June 02, 2017 | 21:14

But he now seems to have more of an audience. "It's definitely feeling more like 2010 than 2015 here", the source said, although they added that Labour may see some surprising losses in their former northern heartlands. "Support for Labor among younger voters has gone up, and gone up dramatically, but then the crucial question is whether these young people will come out to vote", said John Curtice, a leading psephologist who is president of the British Polling Council.

by | June 02, 2017 | 19:44

Eight teams are divided into two groups of four teams each. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah are expected to be highest wicket takers for the team. But there could be a banana skin awaiting England in their very first match of the tournament against Bangladesh at the Oval on Thursday. And in both the games, India managed to bundle out the opposition inside 40 overs.

by | June 02, 2017 | 20:16

Shortly after his speech, the leaders of France, Germany and Italy - Emmanuel Macron , Angela Merkel and Paolo Gentiloni said in a joint statement , "We firmly believe that the Paris Agreement cannot be renegotiated, since it is a vital instrument for our planet, societies and economies".

by | June 02, 2017 | 20:00

The deal would have required the U.S.to reduce polluting emissions by more than a quarter below 2005 levels by 2025, potentially limiting the growth of high-emissions industries like oil and gas production. Coming against the backdrop of sprawling probes into ties between Russian Federation and Trump's campaign, the backlash threatens to sap the president's power when he needs it most to advance domestic priorities such as tax reform and a health care overhaul while confronting an increasingly ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 19:09

Hendricks said the absence of $500 million contributions from the United States to the Green Climate Fund will be felt from 2018, but said it might be possible to fill the gap with "other financing mechanisms, for example through the World Bank".

by | June 02, 2017 | 19:25

He made the announcement yesterday. China has the capability to take the lead in the worldwide effort to tackle climate change after the U.S. administration withdrew from a global accord, and it is simply a matter of willingness, according to analysts and a former United Nations climate official.

by | June 02, 2017 | 19:06

The transformation envisaged in the Paris Agreement is already underway. Scientists have warned failure to curb unsafe climate change will lead to sea level rises, more intense storms and flooding, more extreme droughts, water shortages and heatwaves as well as massive loss of wildlife and reduction in crop yields, potentially sparking conflict and mass migration.

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:52

OneLogin positions itself as a security-enhancing tool, allowing its customers to sign on to multiple websites with a single shared identity. According to a statement by OneLogin CISO Alvaro Hoyos, it "detected unauthorized access to OneLogin data in our United States data region" yesterday, and blocked the unauthorized access, reported the matter to law enforcement, and was working with an independent security firm to determine how the unauthorized access happened and verify the extent of ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:41

Season series: Tied, 1-1. For Golden State, the feeling is it was a giveaway. Cleveland had its revenge in 2016 when James won his third NBA Finals after erasing the Warriors' 3-1 lead, winning in seven games . Second of all, one of the teams is from Oakland. He had epic Game 7 performances against the Celtics , Pacers and Spurs . "I was just talking to my boys about it, and it's just one of those things, especially in the National Basketball Association, it's like 'The Lion King.' ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:05

He added that the Paris Accord "is very unfair, at the highest level" to the United States . Before the formal EU-China summit got underway, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told a business conference on Friday that China and the EU recognized the need for global solutions and this was nowhere more important than full implementation of the Paris agreement .

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:07

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by | June 02, 2017 | 18:14

Walsh said the choice of decorative light was meant to symbolize Boston standing "with the environment". Calling Trump's decision "irresponsible and short- sighted", Greenpeace India said it was a loss for the United States in many ways and an opportunity for India to provide global leadership on the climate issue.

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:10

At that point, the United States enters a one-year waiting period before it's formally removed. Belgian Prime Minister Charles MichelCharles Michel termed Trump's decision as a "brutal act". The US, exceeded only by China in greenhouse gas emissions, accounts for more than 15 percent of the worldwide total. The Paris Agreement remains a historic treaty signed by 194 and ratified by 147 countries.

by | June 02, 2017 | 18:27

Tesla founder Elon Musk , who had been serving on presidential councils, has announced he will be stepping down from Trump's advisory council due to this Paris Agreement decision, stating: "Climate change is real". "As president, I can put no other consideration before the well being of American citizens", he said. BHP chief Andrew Mackenzie exhausted to convince Mr Trump to stay in the Paris agreement.

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:06

Hitman released on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC as an episodic game and developers kept adding more content via updates ever since its release. You'll have to take out three different targets with weapon and disguise restrictions. According to Square Enix, the company is engaging with different investors to make sure Hitman and other IO games to continue their development. So, with the developer likely deeply into the development of Season Two, fans can only hope that the Hitman series ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 17:10

Trump said during his speech in the White House Rose Garden, "I was elected by voters of Pittsburgh, not Paris". Friends of the Earth International said "pulling out of the Paris Agreement would make the USA a rogue state on climate change".

by | June 02, 2017 | 16:20

Dane Gagai took the ball deep into the Blues' half before he was tackled and from the next play scrum-half Cooper Cronk aimed a high kick towards the left corner. Yet another Fifita bust set up Pearce's try on halftime in a body blow to Queensland . "On my count, there were at least seven times Moloney clearly broke through with the line open".

by | June 02, 2017 | 16:25

NASA has announced a new name for its mission to fly a spacecraft directly into the sun's atmosphere . "It's a spacecraft loaded with technological breakthroughs that will solve numerous largest mysteries about our star, including finding out why the sun's corona is so much hotter than its surface", she said.

by | June 02, 2017 | 16:13

Two people have been killed and several are missing, according to the state's civil protection agency and media reports. Tropical moisture from the storm, however, could still move northward later this weekend and threaten the southern region of the US with downpours and flash flooding into next week, according to AccuWeather .