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Trump poised to pull out of Paris climate deal: USA media

The official, who is involved in preparing the meeting between European Union officials and China's premier, was not authorized to speak publicly and discussed the matter on condition of anonymity because the meeting statement was not finalized. [Full Article...]

Spicer Insists Trump Has 'Unbelievable' Relationship With Merkel After Trip

The German leader described the summit as "very hard, not to say very unsatisfactory". The White House also insisted that Merkel's view of a more strategically independent Europe was not incompatible with Trump's demand for more European defence spending. [Full Article...]

Social media users baffled by Donald Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

At 12:06 a.m. Wednesday, President Donald Trump tweeted a unusual sentence fragment. Is he sleep-tweeting? Is it a nuclear code? It was the word that rocked the Twitter world just after midnight ET. 1 trending hashtag worldwide. Scrubs actor Zach Braff shared a photo of Jared Kushner, the President's son-in-law, with the caption: "When covfefe is your activation word". [Full Article...]

Tortoise Investment Management LLC Raises Stake in General Electric Company (GE)

The Firm designs, makes and markets a range of products, including dry freight and refrigerated trailers, platform trailers, bulk tank trailers, dry and refrigerated truck bodies, truck-mounted tanks, intermodal equipment, aircraft refueling equipment, structural composite panels and products, trailer aerodynamic solutions, and specialty food grade and pharmaceutical equipment. [Full Article...]

White House official: President Trump plans to pull US from Paris deal

Plus, the president has been averse to making U-turns at the last minute on major policy decisions, like he did on NAFTA . Tillerson and Energy Secretary Rick Perry had both advised against leaving the deal, sources said, joining a bombardment of voices from outside the White House . [Full Article...]

Emanuel Calls Reported US Withdrawal From Paris Accord 'Alarming'

Eric Holthaus, a meteorologist , drew attention on Twitter Wednesday when he railed against Trump's alleged decision to pull out of the agreement-a move that appears to be made on the grounds that it negatively affects the US economy. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has made an impassioned appeal for the world to intensify action to combat climate change and implement the Par... [Full Article...]

Coal stocks fall; United States exit from climate deal may hurt, not help

Under the Paris accord , almost 200 nations agreed in 2015 to voluntarily cut greenhouse gas emissions in a landmark agreement to fight climate change. But he said in response to a question afterward that the United Nations believes "it would be important for the USA not to leave the Paris agreement". [Full Article...]

Feds still committed to Paris Accord, Environment Minister McKenna says

But he said in response to a question afterward that the United Nations believes "it would be important for the USA not to leave the Paris agreement ". Cloud Peak Energy Inc had also urged the Trump administration to stay in the Paris deal to prevent other nations from an aggressive turn against the global coal industry. [Full Article...]

General Election 2017: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn makes a debate u-turn

She's now retaliated by claiming she's far too busy focusing on the issue of Brexit , adding: "I've been taking Jeremy Corbyn on directly week in, week out at prime minister's questions". Mrs May was also forced to deny suggestions that she was "frightened" of facing the Labour leader in a head to head debate. " I've not been off the television screens , I've been doing things on the televisi... [Full Article...]

EU, China to reaffirm support for climate pact

Junker spoke Wednesday in Berlin . Trump has said the accord would cost the US economy trillions of dollars without tangible benefit. Trump was responding to questions from reporters about whether he plans to withdraw the US from the landmark global agreement. [Full Article...]

Official says Trump expected to pull U.S. from Paris deal

The Paris Agreement , which was signed in 2015, was reached between almost 200 countries, including the U.S., with a goal to limit global warming well below two degree Celcius above pre-industrial levels, and to pursue efforts to limit that increase to 1.5 degrees Celsius. [Full Article...]

Stench of corruption hangs around Jared Kushner

This week, that means dealing with the continuation of the investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russian officials during the transition into the White House . Gorkov is the head of Vnesheconombank, a state-owned Russian entity that is the subject of USA government sanctions. Members of Trump's White House have regularly requested anonymity when speaking to the press. [Full Article...]

Rumor: Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite complete Roster leaked

Rumor: Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite complete Roster leaked Now, his roster reveal has supposedly confirmed that the brawler will launch with 28 fighters available. The leaker does say there is a spot open on the Capcom side that was not revealed to them, and they predict Frank West from the Dead Rising series will make a return. [Full Article...]

SpaceX taking recycling all way to orbit for NASA

SpaceX taking recycling all way to orbit for NASA The two-stage Falcon 9 behaved just fine during the standard "static fire" test at NASA's Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida on Sunday (May 28) - but a small chunk of neighboring Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge blazed up as a result. [Full Article...]

Trump blasts Germany again as Merkel-Modi cite mutual values

Trump blasts Germany again as Merkel-Modi cite mutual values Merkel was hosting a press conference with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when she was asked whether Germany was looking towards Asia to develop relations, following her comments on Sunday that "Europe could no longer rely on the United States and Britain", reports Efe. [Full Article...]

Is a White House, Trump administration shake-up underway?

And while Trump administration officials often speak on the record to the media, they almost as often speak only on background as so-called "senior administration officials", faceless voices praising Trump without being able to be held accountable for what they said. [Full Article...]

Flipkart COO Nitin Seth quits, sixth top-level exit in last 5 months

Flipkart COO Nitin Seth quits, sixth top-level exit in last 5 months His exit will pressurize the firm as last week Flipkart's CEO Krishnamurthy will be taking over the human resources function and taking charge of finance, category design management, private label, customer shopping, engineering, and marketing. [Full Article...]

Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 80, wounds scores

Speaking with Reuters news agency, a witness said the blast "felt like an quake", while another civilian described the aftermath. But Kabul Police spokesperson Basir Mujahid told Efe that the killer vehicle was a small sewage service truck loaded with explosives that was detonated in an area with heavy traffic. [Full Article...]

Trump looks set to take USA out of Paris climate agreement

On Twitter , after the news broke of his expected withdrawal, Trump wrote , "I will be announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days". But policy experts warn of the potentially significant downsides, including ceding global leadership on climate policy to China and Europe. European leaders pushed Trump to stay in the Paris pact during his recent overseas trip, and some o... [Full Article...]

PM defends TV debate no-show as Corbyn decides on last-minute appearance

PM defends TV debate no-show as Corbyn decides on last-minute appearance Nearly three times as many Brits watched a knife-throwing couple terrify Simon Cowell than saw Jeremy Paxman's TV grilling of Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn , according to initial ratings for Monday night's television. "Far from being a tiresome election, I think this one may come to be seen as the beginning of a realignment in politics that changes the political map and our concepts of right ... [Full Article...]


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