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by | June 03, 2017 | 06:35

Putin found himself on the defensive Friday when asked by Kelly to explain his earlier claim that private "patriotic" hackers could have interfered in the 2016 USA presidential election. "The US intelligence community in January concluded with high confidence that Vladimir Putin ordered an influence campaign to try to shape the US election".

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:16

The move signaled a campaign promise kept - a nod to themes of economic nationalism championed by one faction of the West Wing and a defiance of big business. "Please Mr. President, choose the future", he pleads. Even a direct appeal from the Vatican wasn't enough to persuade the president. Trump's announcement sent the issue of climate change - and May's attempts to bolster the trans-Atlantic "special relationship" with the USA - to the top of the agenda Friday in campaigning for ...

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:44

Cuomo says the investment will result in an additional 2.5 million megawatt-hours of electricity a year, representing the largest clean energy procurement by a state in US history. "Trump's choice ensures it will only get worse". Cuomo and Democratic governors in Washington and California denounced the move and pledged to uphold the commitment.

by | June 03, 2017 | 07:14

It has become a regular occurrence at White House press briefings for Sean Spicer to be asked to clarify a tweet of President Trump's. This year, the chamber will aim to craft plans to overhaul the American health care and tax systems, pass an appropriations bill and raise the federal debt limit.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:32

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 global community. "China now invests massively in multilateralism and global governance, and hopes to be the one filling the leadership vacuum on this, following Trump's election", Alice Ekman, head of China Research at the French Institute of International Relations (Ifri) ...

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:08

White House press secretary Sean Spicer disputed Comey's account of the president's remarks, saying it "is not an accurate representation of that meeting". President Barack Obama invoked executive privilege in a bid to stop Congress from seeing records about Operation Fast and Furious, a botched gun-smuggling investigation that lost track of about 1,400 guns.

by | June 03, 2017 | 05:02

However, the speaker may not be ready to ship to consumers until later in 2017. This will allow the smart speaker to adequately adjust the sound level when being used. This may have triggered the efforts by Apple's CEO Tim Cook to lay more emphasizes on the company's service businesses. However, expects service revenue to double by 2020 from last year's $24 billion.

by | June 03, 2017 | 06:08

Disney CEO Bob Iger has announced that he's stepping down from a White House advisory council following President Donald Trump's Thursday announcement that he plans to pull the US out of the Paris climate accord . " India's resolve to take up the leadership of saving the planet from climate change while others abrogate their leadership", he said, further adding that India has led the focus on Sustainable lifestyles in Paris agreement.

by | June 03, 2017 | 03:53

As for those who would go on the record as speaking for Kushner, their non-denial denials left much to be desired. "Very concerned about the nature of these approaches to the Russians". It refers to unofficial but direct, high-level communications that bypass formal channels. The president returned to his normal Twitter routine later in the morning by slamming Democrats over the probe into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election.

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:11

Griezmann was expected to complete a £80m+ move to Old Trafford this summer after Jose Mourinho's side secured Champions League qualification by winning the Europa League in Stockholm last week. Manchester United have been linked with making big money moves for Romelu Lukaku , Andrea Belotti and Alvaro Morata , players who all fit the number nine role.

by | June 03, 2017 | 03:34

The relevant MIT researchers believe that the Paris Agreement is an unprecedented and vital effort by almost 200 countries to respond to the urgent threat of global climate change. He added: "To all scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, responsible citizens who were disappointed by the decision of the president the United States, I want to say that they will find in France a second homeland".

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:45

However, many economists think Paris would be roughly a trade-off - fewer jobs in polluting industries would be offset by more in renewable energy. To say that the climate accord "hamstrings" the United States while allowing India and China to increase their emissions is "baffling".

by | June 03, 2017 | 04:04

Top UK Jewish officials have expressed concern over a Sunday Times report that Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn took part in an event at a Tunisian cemetery in 2014 during which a dead Palestinian terrorist linked to the 1972 Munich massacre was honored.

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:58

Here's why he's wrong: Coal is not the future of energy. The industry is in a long-term decline as it faces competition from cheaper natural gas and - increasingly - wind and solar. A senior administration official defended Trump's use of the findings. Because China made a different climate commitment, he thinks it means the USA lost a negotiation.

by | June 03, 2017 | 03:04

USA president Donald Trump should not be judged for his decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement, Russian leader Vladimir Putin said at the plenary session of the St Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday. He described the focus on Kislyak's contacts as "catastrophic nonsense". On China, he said that despite differences, New Delhi and Beijing have come together on the BRICS platform to create two financial institutions, one headed by China where India is a partner ...

by | June 03, 2017 | 03:09

It's only been a few days since Essential revealed its new phone to the world , but the company's plan for the future may extend beyond handsets and AI assistants . Phandroid has learned of a number of patents filed by Essential through a report by Patently Apple . After all, the popularity of similar AR glasses like Google Glass has dropped off rather significantly recently, with most of the attention shifting to AR and VR headsets.

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:54

This makes the United States one of only three nations that did not sign the Accord. By pulling out of the agreement, the USA joins a small group of countries who did not ratify the agreement-the others being Syria , who was not allowed to join the negotiations because of sanctions, and Nicaragua , who thought the agreement wasn't tough enough.

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:14

Putin issued denial after denial about the hacking during the panel at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. "We need to create the conditions for joint work because if such big emitters of greenhouse gases like the United States won't take part at all we won't be able to agree and sign an agreement on this", said Putin.

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:30

The agreement's signatories aim to keep global warming below 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit ( 2 degrees Celsius ) of preindustrial levels this century, with the more ambitious goal of keeping that warming to below 2.7 degrees F (1.5 degrees C). "I reaffirm clearly that the Paris Agreement remains irreversible and will be implemented not just by France but by all the other nations", Mr Macron vowed .

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:01

But turns out we will soon get to see the "mystery" phone this month. With the film now in theaters, expect it to keep creeping up the list - especially with Disney focusing it's marketing powers and partnering with brands like Samsung. The Galaxy Note 8 is an important smartphone for Samsung, considering the predecessor Note 7 was discontinued causing massive financial loss to the company.

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:01

This is to give time for the deal to be ratified by the European and United Kingdom parliaments, then signed off by the United Kingdom and European Council in order for the country to leave two years after article 50 was triggered, on March 29, 2019.

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:48

I know many of you share my disappointment with the White House's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement. That country must then wait another year. And even the AFL-CIO, the largest labor union in the country, came out in favor of the accord. The US withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement is a huge talking point around the world, and it's particularly dominating Chinese social media.

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:08

In a freewheeling talk at a tech conference Wednesday, Clinton pointed to numerous factors in her loss: the email scandal she called a nothingburger, the October James Comey letter, voter suppression, a poor DNC data operation, misogyny and Russian Federation, hinting at collusion with Trump aides and generally teeing off on the president.

by | June 03, 2017 | 00:36

White House: Citing a study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology: "If all member nations met their obligations, the impact on the climate would be negligible" curbing temperature rise by "less than.2 degrees Celsius in 2100". "The rest of the world can not let the United States drag it down". France said it would work with US states and cities - some of which, notably California, have broken with Trump's decision - to keep up the fight against climate change.

by | June 03, 2017 | 00:32

Now, some believe that the USA could soon be pumping more oil than ever, potentially deepening the oil glut that OPEC has so far failed to fix. Yet, record demand for oil and record imports seemed to take a back seat to USA production that saw an increase to 9.34 million barrels a day from 9.32 million the week earlier.

by | June 03, 2017 | 00:12

The announcement that "The United States will withdraw ", has sparked protests in NY and Washington with protesters chanting, "Shame, shame, shame!" Trump repeatedly painted the pact - struck by his predecessor Barack Obama - as a capitulation, a deal that did not "put America first" and was too easy on economic rivals India, China and Europe.

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:40

On climate change, it now falls to Europe, China, and India to corral this blundering, addled elephant of a nation, until our janky political machinery can eject Trump and the Republican Party from power. At an election campaign event in York, he said: "Given the chance to present a united front from our worldwide partners she [Mrs May] has instead opted for silence and once again subservience to Donald Trump ".

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:53

Nearly 90 minutes of play were lost earlier in the innings to reduce the match to a 46-over affair but, after another hour was lost, the Duckworth-Lewis method revised the total required. "The plan was making sure we had plenty of wickets in hand at the back end, one of the top four being not out between 70 and 100, we did a really good job".

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:39

The organisation, which represents $12trn of AUM, said it urges the Administration to reconsider, stating the move would slow progress to tackle climate change. Gov. "Industry must now lead and not depend on government", tweeted General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt. Democrats also blasted Trump . The 2015 Paris Accord promised to cut greenhouse gas emission by at least 26% compared to 2005 levels.

by | June 03, 2017 | 00:20

Hua said China wants to strengthen cooperation with various parties to "push for the follow-up negotiations on the articles of the agreement and promote low-carbon green development". And they don't, Brainard said, align themselves with countries like Syria and Nicaragua - the only other countries outside the Paris accord . Musk tweeted that he had quit the council following Trump's announcement to backtrack from the climate deal .

by | June 02, 2017 | 22:51

Chai Qimin, an expert at the National Center for Climate Change Strategy at the National Development and Reform Commission, said Li's comments are in line with China's consistent stance on combating climate change. "The UK's position on the Paris agreement remains as it always has been", she said. US President announced the exit from the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change mitigation on June 1, 2017 .

by | June 03, 2017 | 00:09

You'll be able to play compatible co-op and competitive games online by signing in with your Nintendo Account. A demo version of this will be available this summer . For now, playing with others online is free, but Nintendo plans to charge users for it soon. That doesn't mean a Virtual Console will never come to Nintendo Switch .

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:20

Scientists say the discovery could help explain why so many craters have appeared in Siberia over recent decades, with the same processes causing these explosive events. To such conclusions the authors came analyzing about one hundred craters on the bottom of the Barents sea with a diameter of 300-1000 meters. It's well-known that methane bubbles up from the sediments under the ocean in the Arctic, Andreassen told Live Science , but these small seeps don't reach much higher than 650 ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:30

And, as he's inclined to do, it was not enough to just say that America was withdrawing from the agreement for economic reasons. If all US cities with populations over 50,000 followed the ambitions of C40 cities, however, they could collectively deliver emissions reductions equivalent to 28% of city emissions, representing 36% of the total necessary to hit the USA target by 2025.

by | June 02, 2017 | 23:20

The decision was announced Thursday afternoon in the White House Rose Garden in Washington . "Even if the Paris Agreement were implemented in full, with total compliance from all nations, it is estimated it would only produce a two-tenths of one degree Celsius reduction in global temperature by the year 2100", Trump said.