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by | June 02, 2017 | 06:54

Trump said though that he was open to renegotiating the deal, or creating a new agreement , "on terms that are fair to the United States , its businesses, its workers, its people, its taxpayers". "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris ", Trump said during his announcement at the White House. Steve Adler, the mayor of Austin, Texas, said his city won't stop fighting climate change.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:53

That would be a continuation of Trump's break with official USA policy towards Jerusalem during his visit to the region last week. The American leader faced a Thursday deadline to renew the waiver or see the State Department lose half its funding for its overseas facilities.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:49

Michael Cohen spent years as the main lawyer for the Trump Organization, the president's New York-based real estate and entertainment business. They demanded he recuse himself . The day before making those comments, Nunes recused himself from his committee's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, as the House Ethics Committee announced it had chose to investigate allegations that Nunes possibly made unauthorized disclosures of classified information.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:46

The other two are Syria and Nicaragua. In New York, Cuomo announced he would use executive orders to ensure his state continues to abide by the Paris agreement . "We have a moral obligation to our children and our children's children to leave behind a healthy, sustainable planet", McEachin said. Worldwide leaders had pressed Trump not to abandon the accord.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:47

Chapman was arrested at a March 4 protest in Berkeley, the birthplace of the USA free speech movement in the 1960s that has become a flashpoint for the extreme left and right since Trump's election. Christian had been referring to the ant-fascist movement and First Amendment during his rant in court Tuesday. Christian, who has a criminal history, is scheduled to be arraigned today.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:47

Other countries, including China and European nations, have responded by reiterating their commitments to the Paris deal this week as Trump signals the United States' withdrawal. Trump had several potential options. "We must do this with or without the support of Donald Trump and the fossil fuel industry". As NPR's Christopher Joyce recently reported , emissions in the US have declined by about 12 percent since 2005.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:47

The quake originated at a depth of 10km, according to the USGS website . Strong tremors were felt in Delhi and adjoining regions which woke up many residents with a rude jolt.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:42

In a letter sent hours before Trump was due to announce on Thursday whether the US would pull out of the accord, the five leaders say the effects of global warming are already visible in all parts of our planet. The US would end the implementation of its voluntary commitments under the Paris Agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 26% to 28% by 2025 compared with 2005 levels, and its contribution to climate finance, he said .

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:39

The prime minister held wide-ranging talks with President of the Spanish government Mariano Rajoy at the Moncloa Palace this morning in the first engagement during his stay here. Germany's Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel also blasted the USA, saying the Trump administration's "short-sighted policies. stand against the interest of the European Union".The US leader also berated 23 of NATO's 28 members - including Germany - for "still not paying what they should be paying" towards the funding of ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:39

Brzezinski received a doctorate from Harvard University in 1953 and became an American citizen in 1958. Brzezinski helped Carter set "vital foreign policy goals" and became a "source of stimulation" for the departments of defense and state, the former president wrote.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:39

Suggesting renegotiating re-entry was not a major priority, he said , "If we can, great". He said the United States would continue to develop "next generation technology" in energy, including nuclear energy, liquefied natural gas and renewables such as wind and solar power.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:39

There was little movement on Trump's legislative agenda. But it remains unclear whether the president might envision them working inside the White House or in outside roles. Both men say they need more information from the committees. "Covfefe " was all the talk of cable news all morning. But people close to Trump point to two names that have emerged in the conversations: David Urban, who oversaw the Pennsylvania operation for the Trump campaign, and Gary Cohn, the president's top ...

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:36

Trump announces withdrawal from Paris climate accord, but says USA will begin negotiations to re-enter agreement. "I can not, in good conscience, support a deal that punishes the United States , which is what it does", he said . In his announcement, Trump said he feels a duty to represent Americans in pulling out of the agreement. That had prompted last-minute pressure from business tycoons, foreign allies and from inside his own White House not to pull out of the accord.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:31

Trump has strongly criticized the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate reached by President Barack Obama's administration , arguing that the global deal to cut back carbon emissions would kill jobs and impose onerous regulations on the US economy.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:31

SITE INTEL GROUP, which monitors and reports on terrorist activity, tweeted that a Filipino operative for the Islamic ISIS said the group was responsible for the attack. President Donald Trump, facing historically low approval ratings, stuck to the script Thursday that won him the White House: Nationalism. But police cast doubt on any such links.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:28

Reports on Friday said that Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak told the Russian government in December that Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior aide, had requested a back-channel with Russia for Trump's team. ABC News reports that a source told them a narrowed subpoena made it easier for Michael Flynn to provide the material without waiving his Fifth Amendment rights.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:27

Hillary Clinton has put forth a formidable list of culprits for why she lost the 2016 presidential election. Going forward, Clinton said that she believes that it was "realistic" for Democrats to retake the House in 2018, notably by focusing on Republican congressional districts she won.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:26

RIYADH: A female member of Saudi Arabia's Shoura Council said US President Donald Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia gives new hope in the global fight against terror and extremism. "From Lebanon to Iraq to Yemen, Iran funds, arms and trains terrorists, militias and other extremist groups that spread destruction and chaos across the region", Trump said.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:16

Trump said the accord "disadvantages the United States to the exclusive betterment of other countries", and targeted India specifically. Other corporate leaders expressed disappointment with Trump's decision, including Jeffrey Immelt, the chairman and CEO of General Electric .

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:10

Trump has said he's reviewing whether to fulfill his campaign promise to move it to Jerusalem. But the president can waive the law if asserting that a waiver is in USA national security interests. president to pray at the Western Wall in Jerusalem. It also comes amid an escalating struggle for dominance between the Islamic terrorist group Hamas and its West Bank-based rival, the PA of internationally backed President Mahmoud Abbas.

by | June 02, 2017 | 06:07

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by | June 02, 2017 | 06:01

The Index also found that the global level of peace slightly improved, by 0.28 per cent in score, with a total of 93 countries improved, while 68 countries deteriorated. It measures 23 indicators including incidents of violent crime, levels of militarisation, weapons imports, as well as refugee tallies and the number killed in internal conflict.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:57

Duterte and military chiefs have said most of the militants belong to the local Maute group, which has declared allegiance to IS and which the government estimates has about 260 armed followers. Metro Manila police chief Oscar Albayalde said the gunman had tried to steal 113 million pesos ($2.3 million) worth of gambling chips, although he left the backpack on the ground near the stock room.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:57

Instead, much of the focus was on purely domestic issues such as tax increases proposed by Labour and cuts to the social safety net sought by May. "This country is badly divided between the richest and the poorest", the Labour leader replied.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:56

Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment , Denis Naughten expressed his concern following the announcement. In a statement, Obama said that he believes the United States should "be at the front of the pack" of nations working on curbing climate change.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:54

US President Donald Trump today signed a waiver to continue to have the American Embassy in Israel's Tel Aviv and not in Jerusalem for at least six months, the White House said. Only 56 percent of Israeli Jews consider Trump to be pro-Israel, a decline from the 79 percent who felt that way before the inauguration, according to a recent Jerusalem Post poll.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:50

Aides have been deliberating on "caveats in the language", one official said. His decision ended weeks of speculation, some of it fueled by Trump himself and his Cabinet members. Within his administration, those wanting him to pull out reportedly included Trump's chief strategist, Stephen Bannon, and EPA administrator Scott Pruitt.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:52

He says the countries that stay in the Paris deal will "reap the benefits in "jobs and industries created". White House will argue Paris climate pact would cost United States economy $3T and 6.5M jobs over next several decades; and "decapitate' coal industry.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:53

Trump's top aides have been divided on the accord. Others who supported staying included Trump's secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, and major oil companies such as ExxonMobil and Shell. China says it will work with the European Union to uphold the global agreement on climate change even if the USA pulls out. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Antonio Guterres speaks in 2015 during a news conference at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:50

YouGov fulfilling their constitutional role of terrifying Tories a week before an election. "We doubt that the Times/YouGov research is giving us the true picture about how many seats each party will win on June 8th", Kathleen Brooks, EMEA Research Director at City Index, wrote in a note.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:50

Scientists have warned failure to curb unsafe climate change will lead to sea level rises, more intense storms and flooding, more extreme droughts, water shortages and heatwaves as well as massive loss of wildlife and reduction in crop yields, potentially sparking conflict and mass migration.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:47

Rajitha Senaratne addressing media this evening (27th May) said. Along with this, INS Jalashwan will be sent out from Visakhapatnam on Saturday with HADR (Humanitarian Assistance Disaster Relief) materials. Over 12,000 were forced to flee to safe locations. A military official walks through the mud during a rescue mission at the site of a landslide in Bellana village in Kalutara, Sri Lanka .

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:46

Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, so they will have to use the Senate's "reconciliation" process to "tinker around the edges" to repeal pieces of the law known as Obamacare they find to be the most objectionable while trying to protect Iowans who face the loss of individual health insurance options as private insurers drop out of the exchange.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:40

Police said a woman and a man were crushed under trees felled by strong winds in Cox's Bazar. About 20,000 houses in refugee camps for Rohingya were damaged, community leader Abdus Salam told AFP . It is also the month of Ramadan. Almost 600,000 residents have been evacuated from coastal areas. Shamsul Alam, a Rohingya community leader, told Reuters that damage in the camps was severe with nearly all the 10,000 thatched huts in the Balukhali and Kutupalong camps destroyed.

by | June 02, 2017 | 05:43

However, the protests which have been taking place in the since April have been against Maduro's handling of an economic and political crisis. Republican U.S. Maduro's critics say it was an exc us e for him to consolidate power and muzzle the opposition. Maduro, 54, who narrowly won the election in 2013 after Chavez's death, says he is the victim of an worldwide right-wing conspiracy that has already brought down leftist governments in Brazil, Argentina and Peru in recent years.