Forty Democratic senators sent Trump a letter urging him to stay in, saying a withdrawal would hurt America's credibility and influence on the world stage. Indeed, the lack of USA commitment to the issue had been a sticking point prior to the Obama Administration and even then many developing countries wanted guarantees that the US would pay its fair share given its unmatched historic contribution to the emissions of the pollutants that cause global warming .
Germany, Japan and Pakistan said some of their embassy employees were hurt in the explosion . KABUL , May 31 ( Reuters ) - A powerful bomb hidden in a sewage tanker exploded in the morning rush hour in the centre of Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least 80 people, wounding hundreds more and damaging embassy buildings in the Afghan capital's unofficial "Green Zone".
Trump has previously called climate change a " hoax " and said while campaigning that he would "cancel" the December 2015 Paris deal if elected. In April, Trump once again lashed out at "one-sided" Paris climate deal , saying it doesn't benefit America, and promised to make a "big decision" regarding the agreement.
The press secretary cited a tweet from over the weekend, and reporters pushed back again. "Things can't keep going the way they are", a senior Trump administration official told Garrett. The White House official who confirmed the departure had not responded to an inquiry about whether a search is already underway for a new communications director.
Trump said he needed more time to decide whether to back the agreement , marking a continuation from his previous sceptical stance on climate change . The agreement took effect in November of that year, after nations accounting for 55 percent of global emissions ratified the treaty. Reneging on the Paris Agreement is shortsighted and does not make climate change any less real.
The area is also home to the Afghan presidential palace and government offices. Mohammed Nazir , a driver who has been working for the BBC's Afghan service for over four years died in the explosion. "Forces supporting terrorism need to be defeated", he added. He said more than 30 vehicles were destroyed or damaged. About 2,000 U.S. service members participate in a counterterrorism mission that targets terror groups such as al-Qaeda and ISIS.
He met Tuesday with EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt , one of the strongest voices calling for the U.S.to drop out of the Paris accord . I will be announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days. The decision would be a significant foreign policy break with almost every other nation on earth and a major reversal of the Obama administration's efforts on climate change .
For two rounds, Brook's counter-punching gave Spence trouble but in the third Spence went on the attack, ... "What a tremendous atmosphere tonight - the crowd has showed me so much respect". "He's one of the best kids I've been in with - if not the best", Brook said. "I got caught in the seventh round in the left eye". As for Spence he would like to face WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao , or WBC and WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman who just had elbow surgery, and is ...
The majority of them are recently created accounts from May 2017 that are lacking photos or tweets - telltale signs of a fake or bot account. Apparently when U.S. But that doesn't mean the account holder paid for John John's follow. Either allies or enemies could be looking to swell followers of his Twitter account, and retweet anything he posts.
The Washington Post reported on Friday that Kushner, a real estate mogul, met Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak in December to talk about setting up a secret communications channel between Trump's transition team and the Kremlin to discuss Syria and other diplomatic issues.
She was responding to a reporter's question about the female filmmakers at this year's festival, and began by saying that if there was more "female storytelling", there would be " more authentic female characters". Although this year's festival highlighted new works from female directors including Lynne Ramsay , Agnes Varda and Sofia Coppola , the awards ceremony highlighted its traditional male skew.
You can see the full tour dates below. It was (likely accidentally) revealed by Vancouver radio station 102.7 The Peak yesterday in a (quickly deleted) tweet promising Arcade Fire set for Friday. A short video teaser for the track has also been found by Arcade Fire fan site Arcade Fire Tube . Check out various snapshots of Arcade Fire's global guerrilla-promo campaign in the lead-up to the " Everything Now " single below.
The first four deliveries of the penultimate over from Bumrah went for just four runs but Smith hit a six and followed it with a couple to ensure Pune needed just 11 runs off the final over to be bowled by Johnson. "Our team has several match-winners and big match players, so it helped". In case you didn't know. . And (Pandya brothers) Hardik and Krunal give us that balance to play with five bowlers because of the way they bat and bowl.
Two precious lives were lost this Memorial Day weekend in Portland and one more, almost so. Christian, 35, was defiant during his brief initial court appearance Tuesday, shouting: "You call it terrorism, I call it patriotism!" His first court appearance was scheduled for June 30 at Final Call press time.
Near the end of the summit, he tweeted teasingly that he would make a decision on Paris next week, leaving delegations to scratch their heads about why he could not commit in Taormina. participation in the climate agreement. Donald Trump's intentions regarding U.S. participation in the Paris climate deal remained unknown on Sunday, as one report cited "confidants" saying the president had made up his mind to pull out while a senior cabinet minister said he was "quite certain the ...
Talk about a good tip! In the video, she said to the camera, "This is my first famous person (to serve), we got Lorde in the house today". Lorde , being the kind Kiwi we all expect her to be, isn't one to take a hard day's work for granted, and apparently hit it off with Ayesha.
Olivia Newton-John has postponed her June 2017 concert dates after she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She will complete a photon radiation therapy in a facility where she is the "founding champion" - the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness and Research Centre in Victoria, Australia.
James is averaging 32.5 points, 8 rebounds, and 7 assists in the entire postseason. Cavaliers blow 3-1 lead: The Cavs going up 3-1 doesn't seem likely - unless the Warriors allow it. The Warriors coach, who's been out since early in the playoffs due to complications from back surgery, was filling the team's media obligations Monday as acting coach Mike Brown battles the flu.
More recently, Facebook Live, the company's user-generated live streaming service has come under fire for a lack oversight , which has allowed users to stream everything from episodes of bullying to violent crimes. Though Zuckerberg has repeatedly said he has no intentions of running for office, his speech was often political. They started dating from that moment on.
I sincerely apologize. I'm just now seeing the reaction of these images. "I am sorry. I went too far". Despite initially praising the photographer and saying she was only mocking the president, Griffin admitted hours later that she was "wrong" and had gone "too far" with the gory image.
The firm also said it is on track to exceed £40mln of profit before tax in the year to 31 March 2018 and £50mln in the year to 31 March 2019. In addition, it has already secured more than 80% of anticipated gross profit for the year to 31 March 2018 and more than 60% for March 2019.
TheStreet upgraded shares of Amazon .com from a "c+" rating to a "b-" rating in a report on Wednesday, February 8th. Robert W. Baird reissued an "outperform" rating and issued a $850.00 price objective on shares of Amazon .com in a research report on Monday, May 1st.
A few days later, the singer confirmed that she had canceled her world tour and that she would return to Manchester. Last week tragedy struck when a terrorist attack occurred during Ariana Grande's concert in Manchester. However, I extend my hand and heart and everything I possibly can give to you and yours, should you want or need my help in any way."We will not quit or operate in fear".
Greenville Police and the Hunt County Sheriffs department are investigating a shooting that left three people dead. NBCDFW reports the shooting happened just after 7:20 p.m. Ford says when the man arrived, he pulled out a gun and fired a round of shots. Greenville police say the circumstances around the shooting are not clear but say no law enforcement officers were ever involved in the shooting.
President Donald Trump's personal Twitter account is drawing hordes of new followers - by one count, 3 million in less than a week. Unfortunately, it is also true that some may be making too much of the story of Trump's Twitter followers, and exaggerating what is going on.
Stapleton asks that people hold onto their tickets though, and wait for updates. Stapleton's representative declined to provide additional details when reached by Rolling Stone . His follow-up, " From A Room: Volume 1 ", debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's country albums chart earlier this month, and sits in the top spot this week, as well.
In the director's chair for The Mountain Between Us is Palestinian-Israeli helmer Hany Abu-Assad, whose recent work includes Palestinian dramas in 2015's The Idol , 2013's Omar and the 2012 direct-to-video actioner The Courier , which starred Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Mickey Rourke.
The host of " The Kapil Sharma Show ", who has been in a tiff with a couple of his former friens was way too late to the venue the last time he received a Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award in 2014. CBFC chief Pahlaj Nihalani, State Cabinet Minister Subhash Desai and city Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar are expected to grace the event. That led to three members of his show, Ali Asgar , Chandan Prabhakar and Sugandha Mishra to walk out of the show.
This is published unedited from the IANS feed . Allman was a part of the Allman Brothers Band , one of the most successful southern rock bands of all time. "God, he's wonderful. I don't understand why he can't see it". Lehman said that, in the end, Allman was at peace. Keith Urban: My heart breaks today at the passing of soul brutha Gregg Allman .
LOS ANGELES (AP ) - Kathy Griffin says she knew her new photo shoot with Tyler Shields would "make noise". After severe backlash from critics on both sides of the political spectrum, Griffin posted a video to Twitter , apologizing for the photo.
According to Deadline , the reorganization is to save This Is Us from having to deal with the preemptions from NBC's Thursday Night Football deal along with the Olympics come next winter. Instead, the more procedural Chicago Fire will return to Thursdays at 10 p.m. with NBC's comedy slate filling out the two earlier hours. Interestingly enough, Chicago Fire's move could eventually put it in direct competition with ABC's Grey's Anatomy spinoff - which will take place in a Seattle ...
After the photograph received serious backlash online from both Democrats and Republicans, Griffin posted an apology video admitting the photograph was wrong. "The image is disturbing". At least now the 56-year-old comedian has apologised for her actions. Sometimes political statements can go way too far.
Some analysts dubbed their remarks as "a turning point" of German-US relationship, saying Merkel clearly wants to distance Germany from U.S government led by president Trump. The White House has yet to explain how the president will achieve that, other than to say he expects trade deals to be "fair". "We are all connected with one another", Modi said .
In a Twitter direct message with Business Insider - the user chose to remain anonymous - @txmockingjay said they "may not have been accurate numbers-wise" but left the tweet up to bring attention to an alleged high number of bots following Trump.
US President Donald Trump has reportedly told 'confidants, ' including the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, that he plans to leave a landmark global agreement on climate change . "The entire discussion about climate was very hard, if not to say very dissatisfying", Merkel told reporters. Leaders of the G7 group of nations, which includes the Unted States, Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom, Germany, France and Italy, as well as the European Union, are meeting at Taormina from ...
Trump's statement was released in reaction to the news that British police officers would no longer share information related to the Manchester bombing suspects after it was leaked to the American media. Crowds gathered at well-known sites including London's Parliament and Trafalgar Squares and Manchester's Albert Square. Police made two more attests Saturday, bringing the number of suspects in custody to 11.
She is only second woman who won this award for more tthan 50 years - her predecessor was the Soviet director Yuliya Ippolitovna Solntseva in 1961. Other winners included Best Actress Diane Kruger for In the Fade , Best Actor Joaquin Phoenix for You Were Never Really Here , Jury Prize victor Andrey Svyagintsev's Loveless , and Grand Prix victor Robin Campillo's BPM (Beats Per Minute ).
As far as the cast, the group seems up to joining the potential sequel. Bass, while his character is a bit abrasive, is charming enough to balance a less-smooth side to Johnson's charm. IndieWire's Jude Dry perhaps sums it the best by saying, " Baywatch won't blow anything out of the water (except for the boat it sets on fire), but it will certainly make a splash".
But Ivanka Trump, the President's top aide and daughter, pressed aides to look at the full picture when considering what withdrawal could mean. A source who has been in contact with people involved in the decision told Reuters a couple of meetings were planned with chief executives of energy companies and big corporations and others about the climate agreement ahead of Trump's expected announcement later in the week.
The Greater Manchester Police are the lead investigators in the terrorist attack at the Manchester Arena that took the lives of 22 people and injured scores more. Meanwhile in Britain, British police said they had arrested a seventh person following searches at an address in Nuneaton , central England. No further details about any of the arrests have been released .
Icon: Bond girl Molly Peters has died at the age of 75. The blonde bombshell was the first ever Bond girl to strip off her clothes in one of the movies and even sparked controversy leading to the film nearly being slapped with an "X" rating for nudity.
Would you ever want to see the cast of Felicity reunite?! Still, the pair continue to be great friends and Speedman even attended Russell's Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony earlier that day. Russell, 41, first appeared on television in the 1990s on Disney Channel's "All New Mickey Mouse Club", with castmates including Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera.
The New Day , who has been absent from WWE TV as Kofi Kingston was recovering from ankle surgery, made its long awaited return to WWE TV tonight on Smackdown Live . Chaos ensued in and out of the ring, with Charlotte Flair powerbombing Natalya through a table, before Shane McMahon announced the first ever Women's Money in the Bank ladder match at next month's pay-per-view.
On Twitter , the president said "Russian officials must be laughing at the USA - and how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election - has taken over the fake news". "As an intelligence officer, we look for indications and warnings, and you look for patterns", Jamali said. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump returned to the USA after a 9-day trip Saturday evening.
According to Twitter Audit, approximately 15 million of his 30,971,480 followers are in fact fake, which is nearly exactly half. The White House didn't immediately respond to a query about the surge in followers to Trump's Twitter account.
However, while Sierra Club warns of disaster, the impact on solar and other forms of renewable energy is less clear, due to questions regarding the efficacy of the Clean Power Plan (CPP), the cornerstone of US compliance with the Paris Agreement .
Trump tweeted as he departed the G-7 on Saturday that he planned to make a decision on Paris this week, and he has consulted with advisers and aides in the days since his return about the matter. Like his boss, Pruitt has questioned the consensus of climate scientists that the Earth is warming and that man-made climate emissions are to blame. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and 21 other Republican sent Trump a letter last week urging him to follow through on his campaign ...
Born on 31 October 1950 and raised in Baghdad, Hadid studied in Beirut and London, where she based the architectural firm that bore her name. In 2012, she was made a Dame by Elizabeth II for services to architecture, and in 2015 she became the first woman to be awarded the Royal Gold Medal from the Royal Institute of British Architects.
In negotiations you have to recognise that you're not in there to get a deal at any price. Corbyn, a former secretary of the National Union of Journalists (NUJ) parliamentary group, has been mocked and taken to task by the press. "I felt that she was exploiting the situation". "I think he should have been arrested and he should have been put on trial". Her 68-year-old rival Corbyn said the "reality" of last year's Brexit referendum result had to be respected and insisted: "We will make ...
Merkel's message in Munich was the product of rising frustration with Trump , whose first visit to Europe was deeply disturbing to the Germans, according to several officials. In a preview of election-season arguments, leading Social Democrats said Monday that Merkel should have openly opposed Trump from the start rather than trying to work with him at first.