by | June 02, 2017 | 13:56

The Paris Climate Accord is an agreement between 195 countries aiming to curb emissions, which would help curb global warming. Regular Trump critic and chat show host Chelsea Handler went down the satirical route, tweeting: "The reason Trump is so torn about pulling out of the Paris Climate Accord is because 3 weeks ago he thought the Paris Accord was a vehicle".

by | June 02, 2017 | 15:09

McConnell told reporters in April. Given these distractions, White House officials and top Republicans had hoped that an ambitious legislative agenda could stabilize the presidency heading into the August break. There are several ways to measure government debt, but debt subject to the limit is now essentially $19.8 trillion. Meanwhile, Trump's budget proposal-released in detail last week and immediately slammed by economic experts as erroneous and unworkable and by progressives as " ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:33

I know your history, our common history. "President Trump's decision is profoundly in conflict with what the majority of Americans want from our president; but no matter what he does, we will ensure that our inevitable transition to a clean energy economy continues".

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:47

A witness later said Christian called Muslims "criminals" and yelled "get off the bus and out of this country because you don't pay taxes here". On Friday afternoon, 35-year-old suspect Jeremy Joseph Christian allegedly hurled insults at two young women, one of whom was wearing a hijab, while traveling on a commuter train.

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:39

Everything about this might sound familiar, but there is at least one difference this year: Rank-and-file legislators are increasingly frustrated with the constant political attacks by the leaders, parties, and outside groups. It prevents federal authorities from stopping, questioning or detaining immigrants unless they have a valid federal warrant. The governor also decided on what to do about the state's minimum wage.

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:35

A student of Fugman Elementary school, Vinay considers spelling a sport. Ananya described her win as a dream come true. "I think she learned from that and she consciously worked on it, how you shouldn't panic, just focus on the word". These statistics are mind-boggling given the fact that Americans of Indian descent constitute barely one percent of the United States population. Keysha Payton, Haley Payton's mother, said she had been studying for the national spelling bee for about two ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:29

Suggesting renegotiating re-entry was not a major priority, he said , "If we can, great". Before Trump even finished his full address, President Obama issued a statement opposing the withdrawal. And for the nations that committed themselves to that future, the Paris Agreement opened the floodgates for businesses, scientists, and engineers to unleash high-tech, low-carbon investment and innovation on an unprecedented scale.

by | June 02, 2017 | 12:49

Even as the Russian connection now touches the Trump family and Kushner's meeting with ambassador Sergey Kislyak for the goal of establishing backchannel communications, the smoking gun is still just that, with nothing substantial about the content of the meeting.

by | June 02, 2017 | 14:13

On Thursday, China , which has the world's largest carbon footprint, reaffirmed its commitment to the deal. He fulfilled his promise Thursday, stating clearly, "It is time to put Youngstown, Ohio, Detroit, Michigan, and Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania, along with many many other locations within our great country before Paris , France ".

by | June 02, 2017 | 12:37

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Kentucky Republican, applauded the decision in a statement , saying: "President Trump has once again put families and jobs ahead of left-wing ideology and should be commended for his action". Energy Secretary Rick Perry also praised Trump's decision. He said: "The future is in newer, cleaner and renewable technologies, not in fossil fuels".

by | June 02, 2017 | 12:52

Meanwhile, legislators made no major headway on a plan to fund state government long-term, raising the ire of protesters - some of whom had walked all the way from Chicago - who say the lack of a budget is hurting the state's most vulnerable citizens.

by | June 02, 2017 | 12:19

The pair, 33-year-old Gabriel Bernal and 54-year-old Fidel Garcia, tracked their fugitive, Ramon Michael Hutchinson, also known as Raymond, to Greenville. Peters says he had spoken to Garcia on the phone Tuesday before he went to the dealership. A scuffle ensued in the office and Hutchinson was able to grab his weapon and began firing.

by | June 02, 2017 | 12:27

An Abilene teen is in our nation's capital competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Taking center stage Wednesday afternoon, Hannah incorrectly spelled the word "rhubarb". The preliminaries were held Wednesday. Dale Winand successfully spelled the word "gumptious" during the third round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Wednesday, but in the end, didn't make the cut to advance to the finals.

by | June 02, 2017 | 12:42

The U.S. coal industry was in decline long before the Paris accord was signed in 2015. Several of his top aides have opposed the action, too, as has his daughter and adviser, Ivanka Trump. They include heads of Apple, Google, Tesla and Walmart. "In this regard, it stands ready to engage in dialogue with the United States government regarding the implications of this announcement".

by | June 02, 2017 | 13:20

The parade came a day after U.S. President Donald Trump left Israel finishing a two-day visit to the country and the occupied West Bank, during which he visited the Western Wall . "There is a growing realization among your Arab neighbors that they have common cause with you in the threat posed by Iran, and it is indeed a threat, there's no question about that", Trump said .

by | June 02, 2017 | 12:30

It's impossible to get away from it". Carrey's opinion appears to be in the minority. Usa comedian Kathy Griffin may have hoped to make art in holding up a prop depicting Mr Donald Trump's bloodied, severed head. The president's son, Donald Trump Jr , called the imagery "disgusting but not surprising". Republicans have seized on the incident in an effort to tie Democratic candidates with her.

by | June 02, 2017 | 11:30

Everett police and fire crews were called to a Coastal Community Bank location at 10500 19th Ave. Everett police shared a photo of the charred ATM outside Coastal Community Bank after the thieves had their haul destroyed by their own flames.

by | June 02, 2017 | 11:05

UK Environmental law firm ClientEarth's chief executive James Thornton said: " Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement is an act of vandalism that has the potential to do great harm to current and future generations".

by | June 02, 2017 | 11:33

Despite her young age, she's already been the top speller in California three times. It was a few rounds later that he stumbled on the word " struldbrug " and placed fourth in the competition. After three consecutive years of ties, the bee is trying to identify a sole champion this year by adding a tiebreaker test. If there was a tie at the end of the bee, the speller with the better score on the written test would have been named the champ.

by | June 02, 2017 | 10:31

The FBI is investigating whether any members of Trump's campaign colluded with Russian officials to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. Dubke said in a statement it had been an honor to serve Trump and "my distinct pleasure to work side by side, day by day with the staff of the communications and press departments".

by | June 02, 2017 | 11:37

While much of the focus leading up to Cavs vs. Warriors III has been on how the addition of Kevin Durant to Golden State's star core led by Stephen Curry , Draymond Green and Klay Thompson will make life even more hard for LeBron James , Kyrie Irving and the Cavaliers, there are several other newcomers to the rivalry who could play a key role in determining which team wins a second title in this trilogy.

by | June 02, 2017 | 11:00

The University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison received five injured people, but hospital spokeswoman Emily Kumlien said patient privacy laws prevented her from releasing any information on their conditions. Power outages were reported in the area after the explosion, but electricity has since been restored. Cambria Village President said in a CBS News article that the fire was brought under control early Thursday, but the blast destroyed the structure.

by | June 02, 2017 | 09:42

You've got no safe place". The rally's organiser Joey Gibson told KGW he is a libertarian promoting free speech. As people outside the courtroom began to shout, deputies led Christian away through the secure back door. In the end, though, the answer may lie with the insight offered by one speaker at a vigil honoring Namkai-Meche and Best: "They didn't have capes".

by | June 02, 2017 | 09:54

He won the Macon-Piatt Regional Spelling Bee in March and was one of nearly 300 spellers to compete in the National Bee in Washington this week. To follow the spelling bee results on social media, use the hashtag #spellingbee on Twitter or follow the National Spelling Bee on Facebook , Instagram and Twitter .

by | June 02, 2017 | 10:27

The attack happened after three men, including 21-year-old Micah Fletcher , intervened, police said. Jeremy Joseph Christian is accused of stabbing to death Ricky Best , 53, and Taliesin Namkai-Meche, 23. "I don't know what to do after that, you know". Please encourage all Americans to protect and watch out for one another. Mr Trump's tweet came days after the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) called on the President to condemn the OR rampage and speak out against what ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 09:37

Plus, residents do not need to obtain a wildlife management area license to fish on a public fishing area or on Waters Creek on these two free fishing days. Anglers can consult the Summary of Fishing Regulations for more specific information. Interested anglers should check for details online at .

by | June 02, 2017 | 10:00

Officer Frank Garmback , who was driving the patrol auto when Rice was killed, was suspended for 10 days, officials said . Frank Garmback , who drove the police vehicle on the day of the incident, 22 November 2014 , will be suspended for 10 days for violating tactical rules.

by | June 02, 2017 | 09:43

Micah Fletcher , the man who survived being stabbed on a MAX train in Portland in an attack that killed two others, spoke to TV stations Tuesday, saying he is trying to heal spiritually and physically but struggling in the aftermath of Friday's violence.

by | June 02, 2017 | 08:49

Former FBI Director James Comey plans to confirm reports that President Donald Trump pressured him to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn's ties to Russian Federation in congressional testimony, CNN said on Wednesday, citing an unidentified source close to the issue.

by | June 02, 2017 | 08:37

Defense attorneys for a Minnesota police officer charged in the fatal shooting of a black motorist are asking that statements about the driver's permit to carry a gun be omitted from trial. As protesters immediately gathered outside the Governor's mansion, it became clear. At meetings with city leaders over the past year, many residents said Castile's death came amid a long history of racial profiling of drivers passing through this town.

by | June 02, 2017 | 09:28

The Democrat says the House won't vote on a state budget on the last scheduled day of the spring legislative session. The Illinois House and Senate both passed legislation which, if made law, would automate the process of voter registration, ensuring that any eligible resident who visits the Secretary of State's office or several other state agencies will be automatically registered to vote.

by | June 02, 2017 | 09:26

Patrick wants the house to work with the senate to expand transgender bathroom restrictions. The measure formally cleared the House, sending the modified bill to the Senate , which should easily support it. The problem can be remedied in a few days in a special session, he said. Taylor agreed that the amendment language was unworkable. The latest Texas news from The Associated Press.

by | June 02, 2017 | 09:05

To get to Bethlehem from Jerusalem, Trump's motorcade passed through streets lined with heavily armed security forces and an opening in Israel's towering separation barrier, a visual reminder of the complexities of the conflict in the region.

by | June 02, 2017 | 08:50

Separately, federal prosecutors pursuing a criminal investigation into Flynn have issued subpoenas to people and businesses who have done business with him seeking information, including bank records and communications, related to Flynn, the Flynn Intel Group and Invovo BV, a Dutch company owned by Turkish businessman Ekim Alptekin, according to a document reviewed by Reuters.

by | June 02, 2017 | 09:27

The leaders of France, Germany and Italy said in a joint statement that they regretted the United States' decision to withdraw from the accord, but affirmed "our strongest commitment" to implement its measures and encouraged "all our partners to speed up their action to combat climate change ".