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Racial slur sprayed on LeBron's house: 'It's tough being black in America'

LeBron James has made a name for himself as a legendary basketball player, and he's also used his platform to speak openly about racism in America. However, after arriving in Oakland, California to play Games 1 and 2 of the NBA Finals, James told the media he has become upset and distracted from the huge challenge he and his teammates have facing them when they play the Golden State Warriors for ... [Full Article...]

U.S. states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

However, Mrs May came under fire for not adding her name to a joint statement issued by the leaders of France, Germany and Italy to say that the Paris climate accord can not be renegotiated as President Trump has demanded. "You have gone to Washington to hold Donald Trump's hand, now is the time to hold his feet to the fire", Farron said, referring to a brief hand-holding moment during May... [Full Article...]

London Bridge Terror Attack Condemned By Theresa May

British police said they were dealing with three incidents near London Bridge Saturday night. He said: "The three people literally started kicking them, punching them, and took out knives". While people should go about their lives as they "normally would" when it came to tackling extremism and terrorism , things needed to change, she said, as she attacked the "evil ideology of Islamist extr... [Full Article...]

Texas House Proceedings Disrupted After Protesters Chanted Against Sanctuary Law

Texas House Proceedings Disrupted After Protesters Chanted Against Sanctuary Law After the altercation, House Democrats held a press conference accusing Rinaldi, who is of Italian descent, of threatening to "put a bullet" in one of their colleagues' head, which they said was directed toward Rep. According to Blanco, Rinaldi "came to us and said he had made a phone call to ICE [and] that he was happy that many of these people would be deported". [Full Article...]

United States hackers could have framed Russian Federation in election hack — Putin tells NBC

United States hackers could have framed Russian Federation in election hack — Putin tells NBC Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures as he arrives to address the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St.Petersburg, Russia , Friday, June 2, 2017.At the event, Putin also said that Trump had run a more effective presidential campaign than Hillary Clinton and that USA intelligence agencies may have faked evidence of campaign hacking.At the event, Putin also said that a child... [Full Article...]

DNC: Ivanka should cut ties with China company

DNC: Ivanka should cut ties with China company China Labor Watch has also published reports on child labor at Samsung suppliers and spent years investigating Apple Inc.'s China factories. China Labor Watch has been exposing poor working conditions at suppliers to some of the world's best-known companies for almost two decades, but Li said his work has never before attracted this level of scrutiny from China's state security apparatus. [Full Article...]

Clinton says false stories on Facebook helped Trump win election

Clinton says false stories on Facebook helped Trump win election Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton argued Wednesday that Russian meddling in the 2016 election in large part cost her the White House, and said she's was "leaning" toward believing that President Trump's campaign did, indeed, collude with the Russians. [Full Article...]

State Department won't say if Tillerson attended Trump climate speech

State Department won't say if Tillerson attended Trump climate speech So, regardless of what the president says, these things are not going to slow down. "He knows that it's changing and he knows the USA has to be responsible for it and that is what we're going to do". Within the US, the announcement saw protests amidst questions about President Trump's views on climate change. Countries, cities, businesses are reiterating their commitment to the Paris Accord. [Full Article...]

Regressive Politics: Trump Pulls Out of 'Unfair' Paris Agreement

Scientists say every fraction of a degree change in average temperatures can lead to noticeable swings in local weather patterns, though exact consequences are hard to predict. "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris", the president said Thursday. By abandoning the world's chief effort to slow the tide of planetary warming, Trump was fulfilling a top campaign pledge after... [Full Article...]

Sean Spicer Says 'Small Group' Know What Trump's Covfefe Tweet Meant

On Wednesday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer announced, during what was supposed to be an off-camera press gaggle, that the administration would no longer address any such questions. Fresh off Trump's first official trip overseas, his administration is looking for ways to respond more aggressively to allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and revelations of possible ti... [Full Article...]

US hackers could have framed Russia: Putin

National Intelligence and the Department of Homeland Security jointly said that Russian Federation hacked the Democratic National Committee (DNC) servers and Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta's personal email account and leaked their documents to WikiLeaks. [Full Article...]

Schumer: Where's The Outrage Over Embassy Waiver?

Schumer: Where's The Outrage Over Embassy Waiver? US President Donald Trump officially signed an order of not moving the American Embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , advisors said Thursday . Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed disappointment that the embassy will remain in Tel Aviv, at least for the time being. [Full Article...]

India vows to 'go beyond' Paris accord, adding pressure on Trump

After Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Paris accord, Macron tweeted out an image that turned Trump's infamous campaign slogan, "Make America Great Again", on its head. Last month, India's cabinet approved plans to build 10 reactors of Indian design and said India would not buy foreign reactors unless they were already in operation. [Full Article...]

Russian President Vladimir Putin avoids criticizing Trump's climate accord decision

Trump counselor Kellyanne Conway was asked on ABC's " Good Morning America " show whether Trump believed in climate change . With the United States charting its exit from the worldwide Paris climate accord , the European Union president said the onus was now on Europe and China to take the lead. [Full Article...]

House Intel Sends Unmasking Subpoenas As Russia Probe Escalates

The subpoenas related to the committee's unmasking investigation were issued by Nunes alone. Another congressional source, who also requested anonymity, said Democrats were "informed and consulted" about the subpoenas ahead of time, but some committee aides said they were not. [Full Article...]

Trump asks Supreme Court to reinstate Muslim travel ban

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals , in San Francisco, heard arguments last month in the government's appeal from the Hawaii decision , but it has not issued a ruling. This afternoon, the Supreme Court asked for our response to the government's appeal for a stay in the next 10 days. The administration is arguing that the ban should be implemented until the court looks at the legality of the... [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton Serves Donald Trump's Covfefe Right Back At Him

Much has been discussed about the Russian angle and the country's relationship with Trump's transition team. There is no indication Kushner is now a target of the probe and there are no allegations he committed any wrongdoing. The way Spicer sees it, the sources close to him said, is that many reporters are obsessed with palace intrigue and minutiae, and are waging a smear campaign against the p... [Full Article...]

The French Government Trolls Trump On The Paris Climate Accords

Sustainable Business Solutions practice. As he often does when meeting world leaders , Trump attempted to dominate Macron by way of an overly aggressive handshake, but Macron was prepared: After a tense couple of moments, Trump relaxes his hand in an attempt to end the handshake, but Macron doesn't, leaving the USA president's limp hand resting impotently in the French leader's grip. [Full Article...]

Does President Trump Believe in Climate Change? Aides Won't Say

When a company such as Facebook criticizes abandoning the Paris accord and pledges to power its data centers entirely with renewable energy, it does so with the knowledge it makes good sense both from a public relations standpoint (5 out of 6 American voters say the USA should stay in the Paris agreement , according to a Yale University survey ) and from a business perspective. [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin: US hackers could have framed Russia over election attacks

Russian President Vladimir Putin asserted Friday that United States hackers could have made it appear that Russia was behind cyber hacks in the 2016 USA presidential election. "It was true information". "Putin still has hopes of building ties", said Gleb Pavlovsky, a political analyst who advised the Kremlin until 2011. [Full Article...]


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