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Author: 0 DC Mayor Muriel Bowser pledges to uphold Paris climate agreement

Speaking at a ceremony in the White House on Thursday, Trump declared: "We're getting out". Bangladesh would continue its efforts with all friends and partners around the globe to mobilise domestic and worldwide resources to address the grave threats posed by climate change , he added.

Medical China welcomes
Author: 0 China welcomes "Not a single bullet fired" comment by PM Modi

At an economic forum in Russian Federation on Saturday, Modi said that despite the contentious boundary issue between India and China, not a single bullet was sacked on the border in the last 40 years. An enthusiastic Modi said the French centrist's election had "encouraged the whole world". "We want to work with France in using technology to improve our transport, our urban development through smart, energy efficient cities and also for our energy needs".

Author: 0 Kerry, Gore blast Trump climate exit

Trump on Thursday pulled the United States from the landmark 2015 agreement created to fight climate change , fulfilling a major campaign pledge despite entreaties from US allies and corporate leaders. Amid furious worldwide criticism of Trump's decision on Thursday to quit the Paris climate agreement , White House spokesmen had refused on Friday to say whether the president even believed the climate was changing.

Medical Piano-playing bear a worldwide hit
Author: 0 Piano-playing bear a worldwide hit

It is believed the bear made entry into the home through an open kitchen window. A large black bear recently broke into a residence, made itself at home and proceeded to "play" the piano. "Once I saw the bear, I thought he was pretty cute", Hawley told CBS4, adding she was just glad it didn't make "that big of a mess". It then proceeds to bang out a rather "grizzly" melody on the piano.

Medical 7 killed in blast near Afghan mosque
Author: 0 7 killed in blast near Afghan mosque

He did not disclose further information regarding the casualties incurred to the people but a source in Herat police commandment said preliminary reports suggest at least seven people were killed and almost 20 others were wounded. The attacks came after a spate of violence in Kabul. Last Wednesday, at least 150 people died when a truck loaded with explosives detonated in a fortified area near several foreign embassies.

Author: 0 U.S. committed to curbing climate change: Nikki Haley

Under the auspices of the Mayors National Climate Action Agenda, the 211 (and counting) have committed to adopt the global climate agreement of their own accord. "So to put us in that category is not a real assumption", she said . These and other groups believe that it would have been more prudent to remain within the Paris Agreement and keep a prominent seat at the table as future decisions are made.

Author: 0 China joins with European Union in sticking to Paris climate pact

But since the G7 summit, Merkel and other senior German politicians have signalled that they do not see a Trump-led U.S.as a reliable partner on a host of issues from free trade to climate change . Li Shuo and other environmental experts said China's commitment to the Paris deal was driven primarily by domestic concerns over the huge environmental and social cost of dirty coal and air pollution.

Author: 0 Trump sons defend his criticism of London mayor

He described Khan as " pathetic " for saying Londoners had " no reason to be alarmed " by the visible increase in armed police officers in response to the attack - apparently misinterpreting the mayor's words as a comment on Islamic extremism.

Author: 0 British police reveal names of London attackers

Police arrested 12 people in London's Barking district following the attack , though one was later released . The three terrorists, who were wearing fake suicide belts, were shot dead by police. Butt was known to police and MI5 and Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said an investigation into him started in 2015. They include a teenager who went to the same gym as Butt who said he was approached to join the Islamic State (IS) group, and a woman who told police she feared he was trying to ...

Author: 0 Pruitt Says Decision To Withdraw From Paris Climate Accord Was Not 'Political'

Importantly, it is also out of step with what is happening in the United States", reads the letter , which says that in the "absence of leadership from Washington , the undersigned are ready to take action. Greenpeace climate campaigner Kate Simcock said as well as protesting the U.S. pulling out of the Paris agreement, the crane climb was also sending a message to English.

Author: 0 Attackers named in London terror probe as PM under pressure

In a letter posted outside, the Ummah Fitness Centre said staff would "help the police in any way we can" as investigators try to learn more about Khuram Shazad Butt . " You will not win ". The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility . A Canadian and a Frenchman were among the dead and citizens of several nations were among the 48 injured, including Australia, Bulgaria, France, Greece and New Zealand.

Author: 0 Trump believes climate is changing, says Nikki Haley

Phil Scott and New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo. That remains true today. Experts said the Golden State, which has the sixth largest economy in the world, was well placed to pick up the mantle of leadership on the global stage given its aggressive policies on climate issues.

Author: 0 Blues romp to opening Origin win

When the Maroons are at their best, their game is often described as clinical or surgical. Corey Oates scored a try in the 35th minute for Queensland , which has won 10 of the past 11 series. Jarryd Hayne is set to end the mystery surrounding his club future today after celebrating his triumphant return to the State of Origin arena. Eight NSW players ran for more than 100 metres.

Medical Cuomo Takes Steps to Keep New York Insurers in Obamacare
Author: 0 Cuomo Takes Steps to Keep New York Insurers in Obamacare

The survey was conducted before many of Obamacare's major policies were enacted that aimed to tax the richest Americans to help pay for expanded health coverage for the poorest, the Washington Post reported . would risk setting us back in an area where the U.S.is in sore need of improvements", said Joachim Hero, who recently earned his doctorate in health policy at Harvard University and led the study .

Author: 0 Arab nations cut ties with Qatar in major row

Gulf Arab states and Egypt have long resented Qatar's support for Islamists, especially the Muslim Brotherhood which they regard as a risky political enemy. The statements prompted Riyadh, Abu Dhabi and Cairo to block the Qatari news agency, Al Jazeera and several other Qatari websites. The ministry's statement said Qatari citizens needed to leave Bahrain within two weeks and that air and sea traffic between the two countries would be halted.

Medical Trump misdirects blame for slow confirmations
Author: 0 Trump misdirects blame for slow confirmations

They are nothing but OBSTRUCTIONISTS! "I$3 n many cases, we don't want to fill those jobs", the president said in February . The tweet came among a. The committee only has Callista Gingrich's FBI background investigation. Roughly a third of the slots are filled by political appointees and the rest by career foreign service officers.

Medical Google and Facebook Join Cities in Challenging Trump on Climate
Author: 0 Google and Facebook Join Cities in Challenging Trump on Climate

Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey pointed to the economic consequences of the decision . Mr Wilson Ang, executive director of Global Compact Network Singapore - an organisation which raises the level of awareness and adoption of corporate social responsibility among businesses - said climate change affects more than just the environment.

Author: 0 Williams set to face Lions, Perofeta gets first start

Twelve years on and the spotlight is still on Umaga, who has moved from centre to Super Rugby mentor at the Blues with his side facing off against the Lions on Wednesday. "But that's what happens, especially with a juggernaut like that. So while the lead-up is short, there's no doubt that this game is going to be a really special day for our players and our club to play against the British and Irish Lions ", Umaga said.

Medical Trump uses Twitter to go after London mayor
Author: 0 Trump uses Twitter to go after London mayor

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility. The Conservatives' lead over Labour has narrowed markedly from 20 points or more when she called the election in April to a range between one and 12 points now, although they are still widely expected to win a majority.

Medical 5-Year-Old Shot in Head in the Bronx
Author: 0 5-Year-Old Shot in Head in the Bronx

The boy was being walked to a waiting auto when a man in his 20s started shooting at another man, firing at least four shots and hitting the boy once. The boy was hospitalized in grave condition. A Hispanic man in a white T-shirt approached a second man on the sidewalk and started shooting, police said.

Author: 0 Nine states join Cuomo's climate alliance

Delaware's greenhouse gases come from three primary sources: energy production, transportation, and industry. The Paris Agreement called for the U.S.to reduce emissions by 26-to-28 percent from 2005 levels by 2025. The original Paris Accord featured a non-binding agreement with no enforcement mechanism, which experts say would not violate the constitution if entered into by individual states.

Medical China defends PLA choppers entering Indian airspace
Author: 0 China defends PLA choppers entering Indian airspace

India on Monday termed the recent airspace violation by two Chinese military helicopters as "unacceptable" and said it would take up the issue with the communist nation. The Badahoti area saw Chinese incursion in July previous year as well in 2015, when Indian shepherds were purportedly asked by Chinese soldiers to retreat from the area.

Author: 0 Reporting symptoms online to docs helps cancer patients live longer

The drug, abiraterone, is sold by Janssen Pharmaceuticals under the brand name Zytiga . AFRICAN CARIBBEAN men are being urged to participate in more prostate cancer research studies to help doctors develop more targeted treatments. Zytiga lowered the relative chance of treatment failure (measured by worsening scans or symptoms, or elevated prostate-specific antigen level), too, by 71 percent compared to standard therapy.

Medical N.Korea rejects S.Korea group's offer for malaria help
Author: 0 N.Korea rejects S.Korea group's offer for malaria help

Pyongyang on Monday test-fired another rocket, the latest in a series of launches and atomic tests that have ratcheted up tensions over its quest to develop weapons capable of hitting the United States - something Trump has said "won't happen".

Medical Arab states cut Qatar ties in major diplomatic crisis
Author: 0 Arab states cut Qatar ties in major diplomatic crisis

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed their ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing the wealthy Gulf Arab state of supporting terrorism. After Monday's development, only Kuwait and Oman have ties with Qatar. The UAE-based Emirates, Etihad, budget carrier flydubai, and Air Arabia have said they will stop flying between Dubai and Doha from Tuesday.

Medical Cosby arrives at court before sex assault trial
Author: 0 Cosby arrives at court before sex assault trial

Keshia Knight Pulliam , 38, who played little Rudy Huxtable on The Cosby Show , is expected to be in the Norristown, Pa ., courthouse to watch the proceedings against her 79-year-old former boss, with Cosby spokesman Andrew Wyatt telling People that Pulliam won't be there to "proclaim guilt or innocence", but simply "to finally hear the truth for herself".

Medical Emirates, Etihad Suspend Flights To Qatar
Author: 0 Emirates, Etihad Suspend Flights To Qatar

In the same context, the Qatari Foreign Affairs statement said that the Arab Gulf countries' decision has been undertaken in full co-ordination with Egypt for the sake of imposing "guardianship" on Qatar. The UAE and Saudi Arabia accuse Iran of funding and arming Shiite Houthi rebels in war-torn Yemen , where a Saudi-led pan-Arab military coalition has been fighting the Houthis in favor of the legitimate government of Abdu-Rabbu Mansour Hadi since March 2015.

Author: 0 Prostate Cancer Drug 'Could Help More Patients'

The findings, following 2015 trials showing an advantage with chemotherapy, offer the first new options for metastatic prostate cancer patients in almost 70 years, according to Dr Karim Fizazi, head of the department of cancer medicine at France's Gustave Roussy Cancer Center, who led the study .

Medical Qatar's falling out with its Arab neighbors
Author: 0 Qatar's falling out with its Arab neighbors

Citing Qatar's support of terrorism and destabilization of the region, the official Saudi Press Agency said Qatari officials have "repeatedly violated their worldwide obligations and the agreements they signed under the umbrella of the Gulf Cooperation Council for Arab States to cease hostilities against the Kingdom [of Saudi Arabia] and stand against terrorist activities".

Author: 0 Pregnancy after breast cancer does not increase chance of recurrence

The study was presented at the world's biggest cancer conference in Chicago. While doctors and patients alike often worry that a pregnancy could cause a breast cancer recurrence, a recent study found that is not the case. With many young women having children at later ages, it's no longer so unusual for them to develop breast cancer before they have completed their family plans, the researchers said.

Author: 0 Qatar asks citizens to leave UAE within 14 days - embassy

The countries all ordered their citizens out of Qatar and gave Qataris overseas 14 days to return home to their peninsular nation. The five countries have since closed off their air, land and sea contact with the peninsula. Both carriers noted that "All customers who are booked on flights to and from Doha are being provided with alternative options , including full refunds on unused tickets and free rebooking to the nearest alternate destinations".

Author: 0 61 mayors adopt Paris climate accord after U.S. pulls out

When pressed about Trump's beliefs, advisors Gary Cohn and Kellyanne Conway told journalists to "ask him". Listen carefully to the agreement's supporters, and their real argument becomes clear: For them, staying in it increases the likelihood that the world's governments will take future steps to avert what they believe will be a climate catastrophe.

Author: 0 Gov't Confirms Defense Ministry Deliberately Omitted Info About Extra THAAD Launchers

This was President Moon's first in-person meeting as president with the former United Nations chief and comes just weeks before the first bilateral summit between Mr. South Korean tour agency Mode Tour told Reuters it hopes China may in June lift a ban on selling group tours to South Korea. "The focus of the issue of THAAD deployment, is that there was a lack of public discussion that included the right of the people to know", said ministry spokesman Cho Jun-hyuk.

Medical UNFPA Executive Director, Babatunde Osotimehin Dies At 68
Author: 0 UNFPA Executive Director, Babatunde Osotimehin Dies At 68

Prior to his appointment as the minister, Osotimehin was the director-general, Nigerian National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA ), and project manager for the World-Bank assisted HIV/AIDS programme development project. He was also until his death an Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations. The family members spoken to said the funeral rites of the late professor would be announced at a later date.

Medical 3 members of Minnesota family struggle with Lyme diesase
Author: 0 3 members of Minnesota family struggle with Lyme diesase

Because they are not "specific" to Lyme disease, this can lead to a delay in seeking medical care, diagnosis and treatment. If Lyme disease isn't diagnosed early, it can spread to different parts of the body. In some people, the viral infection is mild - headache, fever, vomiting - and resolves. Many symptoms of Lyme disease are similar to other conditions, making it hard to diagnose.

Medical China can't 'buy its way out' of global problems
Author: 0 China can't 'buy its way out' of global problems

Australian Defence Minister Marise Payne called on Beijing to use its influence, including its status as the main foreign investment source, energy and being Pyongyang's major exporter, over North Korea . The situation in the South China Sea has improved and shown positive development momentum, Hua said, citing the success of the first meeting of the China-Philippines bilateral consultation mechanism, and the agreement between China and ASEAN countries on the framework for the Code ...

Medical Beijing slams US, Japan's remarks on South China Sea
Author: 0 Beijing slams US, Japan's remarks on South China Sea

The US Navy on May 25 conducted a "freedom of navigation" operation in the South China Sea , when the USS Dewey guided-missile destroyer sailed within 12 nautical miles of Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands. "We've chose to put off our plans to deliver the supplies' shipments and to visit North Korea for cooperation", Kang said. "U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S.

Medical Survivors of Pediatric Cancers Suffering Less From Chronic Diseases
Author: 0 Survivors of Pediatric Cancers Suffering Less From Chronic Diseases

There were 420,000 survivors of childhood cancers in the United States in 2013, and that number is expected to exceed half a million by 2020, noted study lead study author Todd M. At 52 years old, Blevins said he leaned on his friend and fellow cancer survivor, Steve Hentzen. 9 percent to 7 percent among survivors of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (the most common childhood cancer).

Author: 0 Dufner roars back to win Memorial by three strokes

Fowler shot 70 and tied for second with Anirban Lahiri , who closed with a 65. Daniel Summerhays is on target to claim his first PGA Tour title as he takes a three-shot lead into the final round at the Memorial Tournament after carding 68 in OH on Saturday, while Ireland's Shane Lowry is eyeing a top-10 finish after another good day at the office.

Author: 0 Theresa May, pound both take a pounding

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May shocked the political landscape in April when she called for an early election in June 2017. Opinion polls have shown Corbyn's Labour catching up fast with May's Conservative Party, putting into doubt her gamble that a snap election would boost her majority.

Medical Varanasi sizzles at 46.5 degree celsius
Author: 0 Varanasi sizzles at 46.5 degree celsius

The maximum temperature touched 46.6 degrees at Ayanagar, and 47 degrees at the Palam observatory. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the mercury will rise further on Sunday. "Tuesday is expected to bring some respite", said an IMD official. The heat wave engulfed a major part of Rajasthan, including state capital Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, Bikaner, Jaisalmer and Jodhpur.

Medical Dredging barge Ibis sinking off old Mangaluru port in India
Author: 0 Dredging barge Ibis sinking off old Mangaluru port in India

On a directive from the chief minister, Khader said the government had ensured rescue copters and ships of Coast Guard were on standby to handle any scenario. Despite bad weather, they managed to rescue four workers. As there were boulders and reef near the barge and the sea was rough, even the dinghy could not move closer to the barge.

Medical Americans: GOP health care bill will cost them
Author: 0 Americans: GOP health care bill will cost them

The survey also finds that almost half of Americans say the quality of their health care and their ability to get insurance coverage will stay about the same if the House bill is adopted. The focus on rural areas is no accident: In Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton by almost 3 to 1 among small-town and rural voters in November, according to a CNN exit poll, and the Democratic Party is chastened after being accused of ignoring rural, mostly white voters in Rust Belt ...

Author: 0 Ethiopia's Dr Tedros Adhanom elected as new World Health Organization director

He also published his scientific insight in the British Medical Journal stating " The challenges we face today-including achieving universal health coverage, managing the triple burden of communicable and non-communicable disease, combined with health emergencies, and addressing the health effects of climate change-require bold action".

Author: 0 UK's May sees lead slip further, still set for majority - Opinium poll

But the divisive issue hasn't dominated the campaign as many in Britain had expected. Campaigning was suspended for several days after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at a concert in Manchester on May 22. We don't really have any meat on the bones. Perhaps that moment has simply arrived earlier than anticipated. Turnout was more than 10 percentage points higher in the referendum than in the 2015 election.

Medical Lynparza first PARP drug to show promise in breast cancer
Author: 0 Lynparza first PARP drug to show promise in breast cancer

Olaparib is a PARP inhibitor that targets poly-ADP ribose polymerase, a DNA fix enzyme. Mark E. Robson, Clinic Director of the Clinical Genetics Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center , New York and Principal Investigator of OlympiAD said, "The OlympiAD data presented today demonstrate the benefit of olaparib in delaying the progression of advanced BRCA-mutated breast cancer ".

Author: 0 US Still Will Cut Emissions Despite Paris Pullout: Tillerson

Trump's top economic adviser, Gary Cohn, however, said on television the withdrawal would help keep US energy markets competitive, allowing for a potential for coal. For political rivals, her reaction wasn't strong enough. While polls show that Americans in every state support the Paris Agreement , and voters - including about half of Republicans - support government action on climate change , the issue rarely motivates who Americans vote for , in part because the issue is a complicated ...

Author: 0 Wonder Woman Boasts Highest Grossing Opening Weekend For Female Director

While skewing somewhat female, it drew a fairly evenly split audience. Worldwide business pushes that total into the $223 million range. But Diana is answering the call of a hero: a hero that the world of man may not deserve, but the hero the world of man truly needs in serving the greater good for all of humanity: Wonder Woman .

Medical Texas opens Long Beach Regional with 3-2 win over UCLA
Author: 0 Texas opens Long Beach Regional with 3-2 win over UCLA

UCLA starter Griffin Canning delivers a pitch during Friday's NCAA regional game against Texas at Blair Field in Long Beach on Friday. Long Beach State opened a 4-0 lead in the second inning and was never threatened. UCLA had an opportunity in the top of the 7th inning, on a Sean Bouchard hit-by-pitch and a Kyle Cuellar single. After closer Chris Rivera pitched a ideal ninth, Lundquist got on base when he was hit by a pitch with one out.