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by | June 03, 2017 | 03:45

This was the city's second go at applying for a brownfields assessment grant, which provides funds for performing environmental tests and creating an action plan to prime the property for economic development. The White Mountain Apache Tribe Housing Authority will use EPA's $600,000 grant to clean up contamination from illegal drug (methamphetamine) manufacturing and use in tribal housing units.

by | June 03, 2017 | 03:19

The departure of Michael Dubke, Mr. Trump's communications director, comes as aides as well as outside advisers say the President has apparently grown increasingly frustrated by allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and revelations of possible ties between his campaign and Moscow.

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:41

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn accused May on Friday of "subservience" to Trump . There was a mix of dismay and anger across the world. Plank is one of several CEOs to speak out against Trump's decision . "There is no reverse gear to energy transition". He said they "will bet on the green economy, because the green economy is the good economy, it is the economy of the future".

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:36

And Murray Energy's chief executive said in a statement that Mr Trump's decision was "supporting America's uncompromising values, saving coal jobs, and promoting low-priced, reliable electricity for Americans and the rest of the world".

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:16

He added that representatives of the Kisan Kranti Jan Andolan had left Puntamba for Mumbai and would hold talks with chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Friday night. Ruling ally Shiv Sena asked the Bharatiya Janata Party to heed the farmers demands and take urgent steps, but Fadnavis retorted by saying the government was aware of its responsibility and expected the same from its ally.

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:16

And, there is no sign that Trump has sidelined him, as the president told The New York Times , "Jared is doing a great job for the country". "He seems to me to be a very open person and again, I'd let him speak for himself when the time is right on all these issues and at that time we can actually render judgement on the reality of what did or didn't take place".

by | June 03, 2017 | 02:02

The squad took a solid first step toward doing so on Thursday, beating the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers 113-91 in Game One of the Finals. The Warriors haven't seen much competition this postseason so they seemed hungry for with the Cavs and started the game out slowly but picked up the speed at the end of the first quarter.

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:54

White House talking points on the decision sent to Republican lawmakers Thursday and obtained by The Associated Press made similar arguments. Earlier, Mr Corbyn condemned her failure to join forces with the three other European G7 members in writing a letter to Mr Trump protesting about the US's actions.

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:56

Putin, speaking at an economic forum in St. Petersburg moderated by NBC's Megyn Kelly , said the probe into Russia's alleged attempts to influence the election via collusion with President Trump's campaign team was merely "hysteria", Reuters reported .

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:50

A breach at OneLogin , a company that provides customers with a single sign on for logging into multiple sites and apps, appears to have compromised customer data, including the ability to decrypt encrypted data . Late on June 1, the company provided more details, revealing that attackers had infiltrated OneLogin's cloud backend and had unfettered access for seven hours prior to being detected.

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:36

Indeed, the image accompanying this patent - as uncovered by Patently Apple - shows off a pair of glasses more traditional in their design. "The one or more environment facing cameras 550 record the environment that the user sees", its description reads.

by | June 03, 2017 | 01:34

Even major oil companies have urged the United States to stay in. CEO Andrew Mackenzie held talks with Donald Trump in January shortly before he took office as president and tried to persuade him to stick with the pact agreed in December 2015 in Paris.

by | June 02, 2017 | 07:11

Climate change is real and we all share a responsibility to fight it. It affects every element of life on this planet - from ecosystems and food production to cities and industrial supply chains. But we will not wait; in fact, we are already moving on. The President campaigned against the climate agreement past year as a candidate, and those close to him said he was insistent upon fulfilling his promises, despite urging from some members of his own administration to remain in the ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 07:10

Elon Musk , the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, announced that he's quitting the president's business advisory councils because of the decision . Some representatives of other countries have suggested that the US should leave the agreement if the current administration isn't serious about policies that combat climate change .

by | June 02, 2017 | 07:07

But he was withering in his criticism of the pact, which he cast as a humiliating defeat for American workers that unfairly advantaged foreign countries. That said, without the world's second largest carbon emitter chipping in, it will undoubtedly be harder to achieve the Paris Agreement's ultimate goal, of limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius.

by | June 02, 2017 | 07:04

Bush. Before his election last November Trump emphasised his campaign pledge to scrap the agreement. The pullout will align the United States with Syria and Nicaragua as the world's only non-participants in the accord. In January, the governor also announced that the state is committing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent below 2020 levels by 2030. A person familiar with Trump's thinking said the President was convinced he needed to withdraw from the pact, and there was ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 07:04

Three major states said Thursday they would form a "climate alliance" to work toward upholding the Paris accord after President Donald Trump said the US would withdraw from the agreement. USA allies voiced dismay over Trump's move, and France, Germany and Italy dismissed his suggestion that the global pact could be revised. That's also true for Canada, which is imposing an added cost on our fossil fuel industries through Trudeau's national carbon pricing program, that the USA, our ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 07:01

The President campaigned ardently against the climate agreement past year as a candidate, vowing to "cancel" the accord. "As the Mayor of Pittsburgh, I can assure you that we will follow the guidelines of Paris Agreement for our people, our economy and future", Peduto wrote.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:54

Former Presiden Barack Obama during his final news conference. "The Paris Accord is a BAD deal for Americans, and the President's action today is keeping his campaign promise to put American workers first", read a portion of talking points delivered from the White House to Trump surrogates, notes CNN.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:43

Australia will not walk away from its commitment to the Paris agreement , Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says, despite the US President's decision to withdraw . There are many other examples. Both Academy Award-winner Leonardo DiCaprio as well as business magnate Elon Musk have taken to social media to raise concerns about the Trump administration's controversial decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement .

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:45

Their top order comprising of Root, Hales and Morgan look in solid form and that means England can threaten many teams and go a long way in the tournament. An increasingly frustrated Stokes exchanged words with Tamim and the all-rounder mockingly patted him on the shoulder at the end of the 32nd over. The Bangladeshi batsman only managed to hit three boundaries in his 20-ball knock.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:42

In between, Rubel tried short pitch balls & tried to create pressure on England but Root & Hales played intelligently and made things hard for Bangladesh . Victory came at a price, though, for the bookies' title favourite. But worryingly for England , bidding to win their first major International Cricket Council ODI trophy, paceman Chris Woakes bowled just two overs before suffering a potentially tournament-ending left side strain.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:37

Everyone cautioned that no decision was final until Trump announced it. "The United States will withdraw from the Paris climate accord but begin negotiations to re-enter either the Paris accord or an entirely new transaction in terms that are fair to the United States and it's workers".

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:34

The Republican vowed at the time to "cancel" the Paris deal within 100 days of becoming president on January 20, part of an effort to bolster U.S. oil and coal industries. Earlier in the day, Trump said only that he'd been "hearing from a lot of people, both ways". For example, there are no sanctions if the United States breaks its promise of reducing greenhouse gas emissions 26% to 28% below 2005 levels by 2025.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:30

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, of California, said the Paris climate agreement is "our collective moral responsibility" to create a health, sustainable planet. That's what the top House Democrat is calling President Donald Trump's expected decision to pull the US from a historic climate agreement. It would reflect a major reversal of the Obama administration's efforts on climate change .

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:29

A separate White House official didn't say whether any nations had expressed interest in a renegotiation. Many big companies say they must make long-term investment decisions based on the assumption that most countries will stiffen environmental standards.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:10

Now, the threat has returned. The newly announced game from Iron Galaxy and Maximum Games pits players against legions of hulking ogres. "As far back as anyone can remember, humanity has been at war with itself". Use the dynamic skill-based combat system to your advantage, tactically disarming and dismembering enemies before going in for the kill. According to the publication site we learn that Iron Galaxy's Game Director, Kraig Kujawa, noted that...

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:08

The move will follow United Nations procedures and take up to four years, U.S said. "Today if the USA really chooses to leave the Paris agreement , the world will move on with building a clean and secure future". China has committed to staying in , even if the USA pulls out , and has set policies to limit coal use at home, in part to address heavy air pollution.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:05

SCROLL FOR VIDEO - We are carrying the announcement live online and on air . Germany's Angela Merkel, who in the past has been dubbed the "climate chancellor" for her efforts to fight global warming, said her country would "continue to fulfil our obligations under the Paris climate agreement as part of the European framework".

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:40

Washington officials have said that, beyond the role of White House Communications Director, "other staff changes might be expected in the coming weeks". Pressed for clarification, the press secretary did not respond, much to the chagrin of a befuddled press corps. The White House on Wednesday took its first public steps to cordon off response efforts to the Russian Federation probe from the day-to-day work of the administration, acknowledging openly that President Donald Trump had ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:37

What's more, the USA is pacing to hit peak carbon emissions in 2030, when experts say measures to mitigate damage to the ozone layer will be too little too late. Bloomberg White House reporter Jennifer Epstein said the band was playing as if it were a "wedding cocktail hour". Nor should preserving America's singular standing in the world.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:33

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has shown off the " Stratolaunch ", a colossal aircraft he hopes can soon help to hoist satellites into low earth orbit. More recently, Paul Allen, the Microsoft co-founder, funded development of the Burt Rutan-designed SpaceShipOne, the first privately developed manned spacecraft.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:23

US President Donald Trump will announce his decision on whether to pull the US out of the Paris agreement on climate change today. The US president said the Paris deal "punishes the United States" and that he wanted to "begin negotiations to re-enter either the Paris accord or an entirely new transaction".

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:16

An Exxon representative said the 2015 accord was "critical" given the rising emissions from India and China . "As of today, the United States will cease all implementation of the non-binding Paris accord and the draconian financial and economic burdens the agreement imposes on our country".

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:13

ROME (AP) - President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement is a heavy blow to a deal that in many ways was created to ensure the participation of the United States, regardless of whether Democrats or Republicans control the White House .