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Author: 0 How Michael Bloomberg is defying Trump's withdrawal from the Paris climate accords

Many other mayors and local political leaders have joined him in verbalizing their continued commitment to the Paris agreement , making it clear that they do not agree with the president. The rest of the press conference was an extended parlour game to try to get the press secretary to slip and perhaps inadvertently shed some light on Mr Trump's views - to no avail.

Global Media Former Penn State president gets jail
Author: 0 Former Penn State president gets jail

Curley and Schultz have said that McQueary never told them he had witnessed a sex crime and that McQueary had reported seeing Sandusky engaged only in "horseplay" with the child. Sandusky, the football team's disgraced former defensive coordinator, was convicted and sent to prison almost five years ago for molesting 10 boys, many of them on Penn State's campus.

Global Media Haley: 'President Trump believes the climate is changing'
Author: 0 Haley: 'President Trump believes the climate is changing'

On Thursday, Trump announced a decision to withdraw the United States from the agreement but said Washington would look to renegotiate the deal. "He is absolutely intent on making sure that we have clean air, clean water - that he makes sure we're doing everything we can to keep America's moral compass in the world when it comes to the environment", Haley said.

Author: 0 Trump pulling US from global climate pact, dismaying allies

Touting the Paris Climate Agreement previous year, President Barack Obama called the deal a "turning point" and "the best possible shot to save the one planet we've got". However, Trump declared, emphasizing every word: "As of today, the United States will cease all implementation of the nonbinding Paris accord". He is breaking from many of America's staunchest allies, who have expressed alarm about the decision.

Author: 0 Modi meets French President

The agreement signed by 195 countries in the French capital in 2015 "can protect future generations and give new hope", he said after two hours of talks with Macron at the presidential Elysee Palace . Ahead of his visit , Modi had said, "I am committed to substantially strengthening and advancing our multi-faceted partnership with France ". The two countries agreed to fight terrorism in all its forms, he added.

Global Media Amber Alert issued for 3 children after fire at Kansas home
Author: 0 Amber Alert issued for 3 children after fire at Kansas home

Ash. Investigators say they believe Dane A. Wright has abducted William J. Thompson III, 12, Ethan A. Thompson, 5, and Damien A. Wright, 2. Crews found the body of a woman in the home. During their firefighting efforts, they found a woman dead inside the home. The Wichita Police Department consider the death suspicious, and the full identification of the deceased is pending due to the fire.

Author: 0 Zbigniew Brzezinski, Carter Adviser, Dead at 89

Former President Obama offered his condolences Saturday to former White House National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski , who passed away Friday . Nitze School of Advanced International Studies and a scholar at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a Washington-based think tank. Three months later, US-China relations were normalised, a top priority for Mr Brzezinski.

Author: 0 Venezuela Opposition Blames Goldman Sachs for Aiding Dictatorship

According to the people in the know, last week Goldman's asset management division paid US$0.31 on the dollar, or around US$ 865 million , for bonds that PDVSA issued in 2014 and that mature in 2022. Goldman Sachs is back in the news, but for once it doesn't involve a bunch of hippies camping outside their offices to protest the evils of capitalism.

Author: 0 Defense Secretary Mattis Turns Up Heat on North Korea and China

Speaking at the 16th Asia Security Summit, which is commonly referred to as the Shangri-La Dialogue and organized by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), a London-based think tank, Mattis reaffirmed the USA commitment to Asia, and fended off concerns that the US plans to withdraw from its regional leadership role.

Author: 0 Healthcare leaders decry Trump's withdrawal from Paris climate accord

Reports this week indicate that Beijing and Brussels have already agreed on measures to accelerate action on climate change , in line with the Paris climate agreement . By withdrawing, Trump puts the USA with Nicaragua and Syria as the only nations outside the accord. Trump argued the Paris accord was so unfavourable to US interests that other countries were "laughing" at America.

Global Media Transcript Of Trump's Saudi Arabia Speech Reveals A New Tone Toward Muslims
Author: 0 Transcript Of Trump's Saudi Arabia Speech Reveals A New Tone Toward Muslims

There can be no tolerating it. She said that Saudi Arabia has fought against terror from the beginning, and had successfully formed a coalition with Muslim countries to combat the problem. Saudi state-owned Okaz newspaper said that Saudi Arabia saw "a new path for America-Islamic partnership against the violence" in an edition whose front page read, "Iran - the spearhead of global terrorism".

Author: 0 Iran elections: Pro-Rouhani reformists in Tehran power sweep

Rouhani, a moderate who agreed a deal with world powers to limit Iran's nuclear programme, will thus avoid a second-round run-off. He had won more than three times as many votes as his closest challenger. The nuclear deal won Iran relief from worldwide sanctions in exchange for limits on its contested nuclear program. Gabriel published a Twitter message congratulating Rouhani and interpreted Iranians vote for him as wholehearted support for political and economic opportunities.

Author: 0 Bahrain says Twitter account of its foreign minister hacked

The foreign ministry did not accuse any party of carrying out the hacking, but it appeared to have been carried out by Shiite Muslim militants who want to bring down the Sunni Muslim al-Khalifa monarchy. "Kindly be aware." Later on Saturday it said that the account "has been reclaimed". They also retweeted posts from another account linked to Shiite militants in the Qatif area of Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province who call themselves Numour Al Huriya.

Global Media Philippines: Deadly raid on casino 'was not terrorism,' say coppers
Author: 0 Philippines: Deadly raid on casino 'was not terrorism,' say coppers

A few hours later, the terror group Islamic State released a statement through its news agency, Amaq, claiming responsibility for the attack. "This is plain and simple propaganda", Esperson said. He was carrying an armalite (rifle). Tengco says she can not understand how a gunman managed to enter the casino. Police Senior Superintendent Tomas Apolinario said the car's owner was being questioned and had denied knowing the gunman.

Author: 0 Truck bomb kills 90, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital

There has been no claim of responsibility but Afghanistan's National Directorate for Security blamed the Haqqani network, a Taliban affiliate directly integrated into the militant movement, and said it had been helped by Pakistan's intelligence service.

Author: 0 Trump signals he won't try to block James Comey's Senate testimony

Mr. Trump could still move to block the testimony next week, given his history of changing his mind at the last minute about major decisions. The term was not coined until the 1950s, but most presidents have invoked some version of it, said Mark Rozell, a professor of government at George Mason University.

Author: 0 Three things we learned from Game 2

The gap between Rinne's glove and trousers was about one puck's-width wide, but it goes to show it's never a bad idea to throw a put to the net. Most would assume the Nashville Predators would be out of it at this point, going into the second period trailing by three to the defending champions.

Author: 0 London Bridge: Van mows down pedestrians, witness says

Several gun shots are reported to have been fired and there are also reports of two to three men armed with knives stabbing people randomly. Reuters television pictures showed dozens of emergency vehicles in the area around London Bridge.

Author: 0 Ex-Playmate Gets Community Service For Locker Room Pic

Playboy Playmate Dani Mathers , 30, was charged with misdemeanor invasion of privacy and could face up to six months in jail. Under the agreement signed with the Prosecutor's Office, Dani Mathers will remain three years under probation and she will no longer use her mobile phone "in places where there are people naked or in areas where they expect to have privacy".

Author: 0 Indian PM, French leader talk climate in Paris

His remarks came after US President Donald Trump announced plans to withdraw from the Paris climate change deal on curbing carbon emissions, which had been agreed by more than 190 nations. Prime Minister Modi also exhorted the world to fight these menaces unitedly. "The canvas of our relationship is very wide covering technology, trade, innovation, investment, education, energy, entrepreneurs, defence and communication".

Global Media Tokio Myers crowned victor of Britain's Got Talent
Author: 0 Tokio Myers crowned victor of Britain's Got Talent

The 32-year-old pianist, from London, was the last act to perform in tonight's final, but his rendition of Rag and Bone Man's Human was described as the performance of the night. The eight-year-old had the audience in stitches with his joke about Ant and Dec's height. Plus a wildcard act to be selected by the judges. She added that she was excited to watch the final tonight over a take away with her mum.

Author: 0 Trump's climate doubts ignore U.S. military consensus on risks

Trump did this by providing the climate crisis with what it lacked - a single villain. "Where the hell is global warming when you need it?" he asked in January 2015. Why make his climate denial such an embarrassingly big story? It turns out for those hoping for a more statesmanlike, moderate presidency, Ivanka and Jared are hardly indispensable.

Author: 0 Manchester police find 'significant' auto

Police are appealing for anyone who knows about the car's movements in the last few months to come forward. "We are also interested in any information about who may have had access to the auto or who may have gone to and from it", he said.

Author: 0 PM Modi arrives in France

Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) in St Petersburg . The prime minister also spoke of the service to humanity and human values that France-India relations have rendered successfully over the years. Earlier in the week, Modi met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and it seemed as though India might be turning to Berlin in the absence of a strong partner in Washington.

Global Media 17Th arrest made in Manchester terror attack probe
Author: 0 17Th arrest made in Manchester terror attack probe

We have had police officers conducting house to house enquiries but we are still not satisfied why Abedi went [to Banff Road] and its vital we understand exactly where he went there and who he spoke to in these final days before the attack.

Global Media CBI arrests Army officer over 'illegal transfers'
Author: 0 CBI arrests Army officer over 'illegal transfers'

The CBI had arrested Lt Col Ranganathan Suvramani Moni, an officer in the personnel division, and Gaurav Kohli a businessman in Delhi. The police complaint also names a Brigadier but his name has not been included in the list of accused. "The Army Headquarters will wait for full investigation and cooperate in the probe", the sources added. A case has been registered against Lt Col Moni, Bengaluru-based barracks and stores officer (BSO) S Subhas, Hyderabad-based army officer Purshottam and ...

Author: 0 EU's Juncker: China, EU agree clean energy needs worldwide solution

China and the European Union on Friday will seek to save an worldwide pact against climate change that U.S. President Donald Trump appears to be set to pull out of. New energy vehicles a year ago accounted for just 1.8 percent of sales in the world's biggest auto market, according to Reuters calculations based on official data.

Global Media Merkel Says Climate Fight Is 'Irreversible' Despite U.S. Leaving Paris Deal
Author: 0 Merkel Says Climate Fight Is 'Irreversible' Despite U.S. Leaving Paris Deal

There is, however, major disagreement over how President Trump's foreign trip was viewed in Western Europe . It's natural that Merkel wants to keep German defense spending low, maintain its trade advantages, and have the US embrace a climate change treaty she likes but that, in the view of many including Trump , is disadvantageous to America.

Global Media Plane crash kills two in Gravenhurst
Author: 0 Plane crash kills two in Gravenhurst

A/Sgt. Mark Kinney of the OPP indicated the two were in the late 40s or early 50s, with one being from Stratford, the other being from Bracebridge. The TSB looks into aviation, railway, pipeline and marine transportation incidents. A spokesperson with Muskoka Paramedic Services says two people were pronounced dead at the scene. The crash site is nearly equally close to the Muskoka Airport and its runway, on the other side of the Gravenhurst Parkway.

Global Media 'I knew them all': Confident Ananya Vinay wins spelling bee
Author: 0 'I knew them all': Confident Ananya Vinay wins spelling bee

She knew " marocain " - which, by the way, means "a ribbed crepe fabric used in women's clothing" according to Merriam-Webster - and 34 other tricky words when it counted. Balu Natarajan from IL was the first Indian American to have won the competition back in 1985. "It's unbelievable", said Greg Howard, father of Erin, who spoke after his daughter learned that she would be appearing on ESPN later in the night.

Global Media 100 confirmed dead in Sri Lanka mudslides
Author: 0 100 confirmed dead in Sri Lanka mudslides

The early rainy season downpours have forced many families from their homes and affected over 270,000 people across the nation. Howvever, news agency ANI reported that 50,000 people from 13 districts have been affected. Pakistan said it was in talks with Sri Lankan authorities to identify its needs. " The monsoon has firmly established and we could have evening showers at a lesser intensity ", met department chief S.

Global Media Indian army says rebels kill 2 soldiers in Kashmir
Author: 0 Indian army says rebels kill 2 soldiers in Kashmir

The army spokesman said in a statement that Indian troops involved in "unprovoked ceasefire violation" at Tatta Pani along the LoC. Last Thursday, the Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. The Pakistan military also destroyed several bunkers of the Indian army , injuring many troopers stationed there. At least two people killed and six others, including four women, were injured in recent Indian firing along the LoC.

Author: 0 Kabul on Lockdown as Deadly Protests Enter Second Day

They checked men for arms too but still the suicide bombers were able to get in and get to us and kill and hurt so many people. The demonstration in downtown Kabul that left several people dead has entered a second day. "The worldwide community has to put pressure on them and force them to resign", said Niloofar Nilgoon, one of a relatively large number of women taking part in the protest .

Author: 0 PM arrives in France on last leg of 4-nation tour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during a joint news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, May 30, 2017. Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met French President Emmanuel Macron and discussed issues of worldwide and mutual interests including ways to enhance the strategic ties, countering terrorism and climate change.

Author: 0 India, France to work on climate change

Modi said India and France enjoy deep-rooted ties and the two nations have been working together for a very long time, bilaterally and multilaterally. The Prime Minister described the Paris Climate agreement as a shared heritage of the whole world, and this generation's contribution to the hope of future generations of mankind.

Author: 0 Goldman confirms buying Venezuela bonds after opposition cries foul

The decision was immediately reversed amid backlash, but supporters of the opposition-controlled parliament, who strive for the dismissal of the court members, took to the streets on April 4, marking the start of a series of protests. "We recognize that the situation is complex and evolving and that Venezuela is in crisis", the bank said. "We agree that life there has to get better, and we made the investment in part because we believe it will".

Author: 0 Donald Trump handshake a "moment of truth" says Emmanuel Macron

Weighing in on the tense exchange between the two world leaders, body language expert and retired Federal Bureau of Investigation counterintelligence and counterterrorism operative Joe Navarro said that President Trump's behavior may indicate he does not understand the meaning of a handshake - particularly when meeting other political leaders.

Global Media Trump hands out his number, urges leaders to call him
Author: 0 Trump hands out his number, urges leaders to call him

Observers are concerned that U.S. president's actions are putting his office at risk. It's a breach in protocol that national security experts officials say leaves the president's conversations highly susceptible to eavesdropping. Running against Clinton for the presidency, Trump repeatedly criticized his rival for using a non-government email account while she was secretary of state.

Global Media May and Corbyn share opposing stances over 'no deal' Brexit scenario
Author: 0 May and Corbyn share opposing stances over 'no deal' Brexit scenario

The TV event comes as Mrs May's opponents sought to maintain pressure on her following the extraordinary u-turn over the social care policy which formed the centrepiece of her election manifesto. With your support, I can get the best Brexit deal - and deliver my plan for a stronger Britain. When we asked earlier this month who would make the most effective prime minister, present incumbent Theresa May was way out in front, attracting 65 per cent of the votes cast.

Author: 0 Explosions kill at least 6 attending Kabul funeral

Salim Ezadyar was among four people killed on Friday when an anti-government protest spiralled into street clashes, with police firing live rounds to disperse hundreds of stone-throwing demonstrators incensed by a catastrophic bombing .

Author: 0 House Russia probe plagued by unrest

The subpoenas comes a day after Cohen said that he would not cooperate with congressional investigators after several unofficial attempts by senators and congressmen to obtain his cooperation. Although Nunes has stepped away from the Russian Federation investigation, he's still the chairman, Speaker Ryan's spokeswoman, Ashlee Strong, points out.

Global Media Pentagon chief turns up heat on North Korea and China
Author: 0 Pentagon chief turns up heat on North Korea and China

Speaking at the dialogue, Asia's premier security forum, Mattis said the United States remained fully engaged with its partners. "Both leaders commended the successful rotational deployments of littoral combat ships and P-8 Poseidon aircraft in Singapore and the good progress being made exploring training opportunities in Guam for the Republic of Singapore Air Force".

Author: 0 Three men freed in Manchester terror probe

Just five days later, he carried out the deadly attack, killing 22 people outside an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena and injuring dozens more , authorities say. Meanwhile, police trying to unmask a possible network around Abedi searched a property in Wigan, 20 miles (32 kilometers) northwest of Manchester, briefly evacuating neighbors as the bomb squad was called in.

Author: 0 Ireland elects openly gay prime minister

And he said the party will come together after two weeks of robust debate. As a novice minister he said Ireland would likely need a second bailout six months after signing its 2010 EU/IMF package. In an interview, Mr Varadkar said he had his doubts: he thought Ireland would find it hard to borrow on worldwide markets, and that a second bail-out might be needed.

Author: 0 Modi leaves for France after wrapping up Russian Federation visit

Agreeing with President Putin, who spoke before him, the Prime Minister said technology is going to play a key role, and mentioned the Digital India initiative. Referring to climate change and terrorism as two major challenges before the world, Modi said, "We cannot see the danger of climate change but we can see the horrific effects of terrorism, we can feel it".

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