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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...]

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...]

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...]

Overwatch - Horizon Lunar Colony new map trailer

But I'd sign right up for a new stage such as the Lunar Colony . In addition to the map, you can also test out some new changes to three heroes. This Winston-narrated trailer will fill you in. In the past recent days, the game developers have given gamers three new arena maps as a part of the celebration. Players can experience the map with reduced gravity, exiting an airlock close to capture... [Full Article...]

Intel's new Core i9 sounds like a monster

Intel's new Core i9 sounds like a monster The Core X-Series consists of Core i9, i7, and i5 CPUs. Moreover, it lets Intel cater to the needs of the users who need more power. The Core i9 appears to be the spearhead for a new wave of powerful Intel processors , named the Core X series . [Full Article...]

Two Colorado students advance to next round in National Spelling Bee

Virgin Islands and the Department of Defense Schools in Europe. Nathan Ostermann , 11, said he's "not too nervous" about the national competition. If a speller walks off before hearing the correct spelling of a word, drink. Lindsay Shelton-Gross is at left. The by-laws for the spelling bee are crystal clear. Last year's winning words, for example, were "Feldenkrais" and "gesellschaft". [Full Article...]

PSG agree £61m deal for Dortmund star Aubameyang

PSG agree £61m deal for Dortmund star Aubameyang A new club, the Forward will have tough competition with Edinson Cavani - the Uruguayan after the departure of Ibrahimovic established as the leader attacks PSG, nikolotov last season, 49 goals in 50 games. A record of 40 goals in just 46 appearances this season indicates Aubameyang is ready to become the guiding force of an elite team, and his silverware prospects could well be better served at P... [Full Article...]


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