For President Trump, decisions accompanied by drama

The scientific consensus, meanwhile, is that human activity, via greenhouse gases, is far and away the primary cause of climate change. "India had no obligations until United States dollars 2.5 trillion of aid was provided", Scott Pruitt, administrator of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) told reporters at a White House news conference. [Full Article...]

Slain Virginia Officer Remembered As A "Superman"

Slain Virginia Officer Remembered As A Walter. The warrant, signed by the teen in childish cursive, was delivered to Ball at 10:03 a.m. Saturday - the same day he arrested and charged in the shooting of Walter. Immediately following the shooting, a perimeter was established within the neighborhood for the safety of residents, preservation of the crime scene and to search for Ball. [Full Article...]

President Trump Condemns Islamic Extremism in Saudi Speech

Less than a year ago on the campaign trail, Trump vilified the Saudi influence on U.S. foreign policy, openly accused the kingdom of being complicit in the 9/11 terror attacks, and demanded the USA be paid for protecting the monarchy. During his visit, he had a different tone, from years ago, calling Islam one of the world's greatest faiths and promised Muslim leaders that the USA will work with t... [Full Article...]

Trump wants fair deal for Americans under Paris agreement: WH

Several big coal companies, including Cloud Peak Energy, had publicly urged Trump to stay in the deal as a way to help protect the industry's mining interests overseas, though others asked Trump to exit the accord to help ease regulatory pressures on domestic miners. [Full Article...]

Dealership owner: 2 killed may have been bounty hunters

Garcia and Bernal began tracking Hutchinson after he failed to appear for a March court hearing in Hennepin County, Minn. In 26 seconds of video captured on cell phone , you can see the moment bounty hunters Fidel Garcia and Gabriel Bernal approached suspect Ramon Hutchinson. [Full Article...]

Ex-FBI director Comey to testify June 8 before Senate committee

Ex-FBI director Comey to testify June 8 before Senate committee Reports following his firing have suggested that Comey wrote memos after his meetings with Trump , detailing the president's request for an oath of loyalty and for the investigation of former national security adviser Mike Flynn to be ended. [Full Article...]

New Poll Finds More Americans Favor Obamacare Than GOP's Plan

Republican Senate aides are said to be drafting the upper chamber's version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) this week while Congress is on break. For me, the most concerning thing about the AHCA is the unpredictability of my coverage. However the recess transpires, Republicans in the Senate will nonetheless will face a tough reality when the... [Full Article...]

Senate Dismisses House 'Sunset' Fix, Says Special Session Needed

Over in the Senate , as the chamber moved to adopt a modified version of a major child welfare reform bill, state Sen. The two state leaders had asked legislators to prioritize automatic rollback elections for property taxes and a "bathroom bill" that would regulate which restrooms transgender Texans can use. [Full Article...]

3rd worker found dead after blast at Wisconsin corn mill

3rd worker found dead after blast at Wisconsin corn mill The explosion at the plant in Cambria, about 45 miles northeast of Madison, leveled much of the sprawling facility and left several dead. The Didion Milling Plant in Cambria has been the subject of safety violations before. "I'm not going to suppose to say what the cause was because we just don't know right now", he said. In the last 35 years, more than 500 grain dust explosions have been reco... [Full Article...]

United Nations chief says climate deal 'absolutely essential'

United Nations chief says climate deal 'absolutely essential' While Trump now favours an exit, he has been known to change his thinking on major decisions and tends to seek counsel from a range of inside and outside advisers, many with differing agendas, until the last minute. But that is an even more radical move, which would further withdraw the United States from all worldwide climate change negotiations. "Some may seek to portray the response to climat... [Full Article...]

Macron trolls Trump after climate deal ditch with catchy slogan

Local newspaper Berliner Kurier use the powerful, if not vulgar, headline: "Earth to Trump: F*** you!" on its front page, in response to the United States president backing out of the climate change deal. "We deem the momentum generated in Paris in December 2015 irreversible and we firmly believe that the Paris Agreement can not be renegotiated since it is a vital instrument for our planet, ... [Full Article...]

School may be out, but healthy meals are still in

School may be out, but healthy meals are still in Not only does Summer Cafe provide meals at some programs like North Mabee, but it's also an option for parents to get their kids fed outside the house. Oklahoma is among the worst when it comes to getting food to kids in need when school is out for the summer. Plus, she says these children keep up on their summer reading and get time on the computer, all in an air-conditioned environment. [Full Article...]

Turkey summons USA envoy over 'aggressive' acts against Turkish security guards

Turkey summons USA envoy over 'aggressive' acts against Turkish security guards A diplomatic dispute deepened when Turkey summoned the American ambassador in Ankara to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Monday, to protest "the aggressive and unprofessional actions taken " by American security personnel against Turkish security officers. [Full Article...]

Americans Increasingly Think Their Health Care Will Get Worse

A 55 percent majority of Americans view the Republican-backed American Health Care Act negatively, the same proportion who want the Senate to make major changes to the legislation or reject it, the survey finds. The Morning Consult/POLITICO poll found that 39 percent of registered voters became more opposed to the new bill after the CBO analysis came out, while 20 percent said it made them mo... [Full Article...]

Nike, Under Armour and Adidas Release Statements on Trump's Climate Change Stance

In a short statement to the German parliament, Merkel said there was no turning back from the path that began with the 1997 Kyoto climate protocol and continued with 2015's "historic" Paris deal. Brussels and Beijing believe in "the full implementation, without nuances, of the Paris climate agreement", Juncker said, and underlined that there can be "no backsliding". [Full Article...]

Peter Laviolette: Predators looking to overcome the odds

Peter Laviolette: Predators looking to overcome the odds The most powerful offence in hockey is proving too much for Pekka Rinne to handle. "Our desperation level has got to be there from the start", said Crosby. "It's tough to know what it's all about until you go through it and we were able to go through it previous year", goaltender Matt Murray said. No series in the first three rounds this spring was scheduled for more than 15 days, and al... [Full Article...]

Man at Trump hotel mentioned McVeigh in message

Man at Trump hotel mentioned McVeigh in message Moles, who faces a US charge of unlawful possession of a firearm and a local charge of unlawful transportation of a firearm, is due in federal court for a hearing on Friday afternoon. The judge said that he wouldn't go against the agreement and told Moles: "I'm going to release you". Bryan Moles once wrote a term paper about Timothy McVeigh , according to police reports. [Full Article...]

Ex-Penn State administrators get jail time

Ex-Penn State administrators get jail time Former Penn State President Graham Spanier and former vice president Gary Schultz will have to spend two months in jail. Curley was sentenced to seven to 23 months, with three months of jail time and four months of house arrest. "Why Mr. Sandusky was allowed to continue to the Penn State facilities is beyond me", Judge John Boccabella said. "I find it really hard to believe that he doesn't... [Full Article...]

Holes in Trump's reasoning on climate pullout

Holes in Trump's reasoning on climate pullout Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called Donald Trump to express "his disappointment" with the U.S. president's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord . "Today's announcement by the president leaves the full responsibility of climate action on states and cities ", Inslee said. In his memo to employees, Cook said he spoke to Trump on Tuesday to try to p... [Full Article...]

GOP Rep. Tim Walberg says God will 'take care of' climate change

GOP Rep. Tim Walberg says God will 'take care of' climate change As constituents grumbled, Walberg said: "I don't expect you to agree with me on that". As McClatchy wrote: "Walberg said he majored in forestry and land management, so he said he values 'God's created resources.' He said he supports Great Lakes restoration and as a fly fisher, he wants streams to remain clear". [Full Article...]

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