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New York Mayor to Uphold Paris Agreement on Global Climate Effort

New York Mayor to Uphold Paris Agreement on Global Climate Effort The business community has largely backed the climate deal, which has been signed by every nation except Syria and Nicaragua. Those pledges added up to preventing 117 billion tons of carbon dioxide from being put into the air by 2030, analysts calculate. [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton ridicules President Trump over 'covfefe' tweet

Hillary Clinton ridicules President Trump over 'covfefe' tweet I believe that what was happening to me was unprecedented. I don't want it to happen to the values and the institutions I care about in America. "I had to inject money into it", Clinton lamented. During the session, Clinton also responded to Trump's confusing "covfefe" tweet, suggesting that it may have been a "hidden message to the Russians". [Full Article...]

What do the polls during an election campaign actually mean?

Some adjust their figures based on past voting preference. In the wake of the news the Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn , sprung a surprise announcement: that he would attend a televised BBC debate with the other main party leaders. Also, uncertainty about United Kingdom defence policy under Labour leader Corbyn could unsettle the pound. The centrist Liberal Democrats, the environmentally-aware... [Full Article...]

Rosier economy, lack of replacement give Brazil's Temer a breather

Rosier economy, lack of replacement give Brazil's Temer a breather Brazil's central bank kept the pace of monetary easing and signaled future rate cuts may not be as aggressive amid a fresh political crisis that has rocked the country. Now Temer argues that any move to remove him from office over the corruption scandal would doom the reforms and plunge Brazil into new instability. [Full Article...]

U.S. arms Kurds fighting ISIS in Syria

U.S. arms Kurds fighting ISIS in Syria The Pentagon said on Tuesday that the weapons shipments were approved ahead of a major offensive to recapture Raqqa , ISIL's de facto capital in the country. He added: "We'll do the same along the Iraqi border and in appropriate places along the Iranian border". This runs counter to earlier reports which said that as many as 100 trucks loaded with USA weapons and ammunition had already be... [Full Article...]

Narendra Modi meets Vladimir Putin

With hours to go before the summit, Indian officials told PTI that last-minute talks are taking place to iron out details and language of the agreement on a line of credit for building Unit 5 and 6 of the Kundankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu. [Full Article...]

May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote 1 week away

She said she had taken on Mr Corbyn every week during Prime Minister's Questions, adding that it was "so important" to be taking questions from voters. A country our children and grandchildren are proud to call home. "For too long, politicians have said that if you're rich or well off, you can have a selective education for your child". [Full Article...]

Tiger Woods: Medicine not alcohol led to DUI arrest

Tiger Woods: Medicine not alcohol led to DUI arrest The engine was running, the brake lights were on and the right turn signal was blinking. A breath test registered a blood alcohol level of zero percent, seemingly corroborating Woods' claim that alcohol was not involved in the incident and that he was impaired due to an unexpected reaction from prescription drugs and pain medication. [Full Article...]

May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote a week away

Tim Farron, Liberal Democrats leader, had the most biting words in his opening statement: "Where do you think Theresa May is tonight?" If you're a mature student, or if you plan on going back to college in the near future, Corbyn said: "our manifesto includes a clear pledge that we will put funding into it (Open Colleges) and we'll also be supporting mature students in doing degrees online... [Full Article...]

White House says Trump expected to pull U.S. from Paris deal

White House says Trump expected to pull U.S. from Paris deal While Trump may claim that he will craft a better deal, he will likely not have any partners to negotiate with. Business leaders, including others in technology, have urged Trump to reconsider. It also sets out a goal of reaching a limit of 1.5 degrees Celsius if possible. Still, the fact that the world managed to agree on a target was celebrated as a diplomatic achievement, one multiple world l... [Full Article...]

Afghanistan cancels friendly cricket series with Pakistan after Kabul attack

The US State Department said 11 American citizens working as contractors in Afghanistan were injured, but none of their injures were considered life-threatening. The Afghan Ministry of Interior spokesman Najib Danish was quoted in the media as saying that a suicide bomber detonated a vehicle filled with explosives. [Full Article...]

Ex-FBI chief to testify in Russia probe next week

In addition, the committee's Republican chairman, Representative Devin Nunes, who had recused himself from the panel's Russian Federation investigation, also approved subpoenas to the CIA, FBI and National Security Agency for information relating to the "unmasking" of the names of Trump campaign advisers inadvertently picked up in top-secret foreign communications intercepts. [Full Article...]

White House considers returning diplomatic compounds to Russian Federation

Petersburg. On May 31, it was disclosed that the Trump administration was considering returning two US compounds back to the Russian government. The facilities would then be treated as ordinary buildings and could be searched by USA law enforcement, sources told WaPo on the condition of anonymity when discussing sensitive diplomatic matters. [Full Article...]

Trump delays decision to move US Embassy to Jerusalem

Israel's political system reacts to US President Donald Trump's decision today (Thursday) to sign the waiver to postpone the US embassy's transfer to Jerusalem by another 6 months. They haven't wanted to take sides on the issue, so they've kept their embassies in the Tel Aviv area. Palestinians claim the city's east and have warned against a USA move. [Full Article...]

State of Origin 2017: Here comes Game 1

Boyd Cordner scores for NSW in game one of the State Of Origin 2016 series . No Johnathan Thurston , no Greg Inglis, no Matt Scott, no chance. The showpiece event of the Australian Rugby League season is upon us as the Queensland Maroons take on the New South Wales Blues in the 2017 State of Origin series . [Full Article...]

Trump Leaning Toward Withdrawing US From Landmark Paris Climate Deal

Following a number of reports in USA media about the move, Mr Trump tweeted that he would be announcing "my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days" followed by his campaign slogan "MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!". That's why I'm so concerned about President Trump's plan to withdraw the United States from The Paris Agreement. But while other countries don't care how America measu... [Full Article...]

Vanity Fair's 'The Last Jedi' photoshoot is full of fascinating new details

The film, which starred relative unknowns at the time , was such a success it went on to play in theaters for over a year. "The minute she finished, she grabbed me and said, 'I'd better be at the forefront of IX!' because (co-star) Harrison (Ford ) was front and centre on ( episode) VII , and Mark (Hamill ) is front and centre on VIII ". [Full Article...]

China vows to work with EU to uphold Paris pact

President Donald Trump will withdraw the United States from the global Paris Agreement , a source told Reuters . The long-expected move by a president who has called global warming a hoax created by the Chinese is sure to further worsen the United States' relationship with its allies. [Full Article...]

Putin: Russian state has never been involved in hacking

We are respectful toward all Indian interests", he said, citing the deep defence relations between the two countries". " India and Russian Federation stand together on terrorism and the new challenges to security", he said. "It is important to proceed from simple deliveries of goods to more complex cooperation". Touching on tensions in the Pacific, Putin said Russia's military deployments on ... [Full Article...]

Serial killer nurse pleads guilty

A source close to the case tells The Canadian Press that Wettlaufer is scheduled to plead guilty to eight counts of first-degree murder in a Woodstock, Ont., court on Thursday. "It was hit or miss", she told investigators. Millard said family members of the alleged victims have been called to a closed-door meeting at the Woodstock courthouse tonight, where they will likely be given the news. [Full Article...]


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