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National GOP congressman confident 'God will take care of climate change'
Author: 0 GOP congressman confident 'God will take care of climate change'

He continued, "I think there are cycles. Yeah, of course." But things head south when he adds, "Can man change the entire universe? No". "I believe there's climate change". Under the deal, President Obama committed the U.S.to a 26-28% reduction in annual greenhouse gas emissions by 2025. Political reaction to Trump's reported decision has largely been split down party lines, although it is mixed.

National National Doughnut Day: Free doughnuts at Krispy Kreme, Dunkin' Donuts
Author: 0 National Doughnut Day: Free doughnuts at Krispy Kreme, Dunkin' Donuts

The shop features waffles, ice cream, and specialty donuts such as the S'Morgan Freeman, Ellen DoughGenerous, and Katy Cherry to name a few. Entenmann's: Forget doughnut day...how about free doughnuts for a whole year? National Doughnut Day this year marks 100 years since The Salvation Army's " donut lassies" served the first doughnuts to American soldiers fighting on the front lines during World War I .

National Merkel, minister stress U.S. ties after critical Trump tweet
Author: 0 Merkel, minister stress U.S. ties after critical Trump tweet

Senior German politicians responded swiftly to his tweet . Merkel said " India with its 1.25 billion people is a partner. and of highest importance". It's also not the first time a German chancellor has clashed with a United States president. President Donald Trump says he will make a long-awaited decision this week on whether the US stands by the 2015 Paris deal that aims to slow down global warming.

National Dozens wear orange in Durham for National Gun Violence Awareness Day
Author: 0 Dozens wear orange in Durham for National Gun Violence Awareness Day

The level of gun violence that plagues that city and robs families of their children from the very streets where they live and play is heartbreaking and unacceptable. Her friends made a decision to honor her by wearing orange, just like hunters wear in the woods, and the idea spread nationally. They wanted to honor their bright, brilliant friend Hadiya Pendleton , who was murdered by gunfire in her Chicago neighborhood.

Author: 0 Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify next week in Russian Federation probe

Comey, ousted last month amid a federal investigation into connections between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, is set to testify before Congress next week in a highly anticipated hearing that could shed new light on his private conversations with the president in the weeks before the firing.

Author: 0 USA governors and mayors defy Trump, embrace Paris climate pact

Elkin's predecessor Avi Gabai had signed the agreement in 2015. The accord, signed in 2015 by almost 200 parties and ratified by 148, seeks to hold the increase in the global average temperature to less than 2 degrees above pre-Industrial Revolution levels, and pursue efforts to limit the increase to 1.5 degrees via voluntary national targets aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Author: 0 You don't speak for us on climate

A top European Union official says the EU and China believe that President Donald Trump made a mistake by pulling the United States out of a landmark worldwide climate agreement. He stressed all European Union nations are sticking together to make the deal work and expressed his doubts that any country around the world would follow Trump's lead.

Author: 0 Eight men detained following Britain concert bombing

Queen Elizabeth paid a visited to the children hospitalized by the Ariana Grande concert attacks. Abedi passed through Istanbul on his way to Europe, Turkish security officials told Reuters, but said they had no records of him entering Syria during his travels as had been suggested on Wednesday by the French interior minister.

Author: 0 Trump withdraws from climate pact, world leaders push back

WHITE HOUSE: "According to a study by NERA Consulting, meeting the Obama administration's requirements in the Paris Accord would cost the United States economy almost $3 trillion over the next several decades". "The prime minister expressed her disappointment with the decision and stressed that the United Kingdom remained committed to the Paris Agreement , as she set out recently at the G7", a spokesman said.

Author: 0 Trump withdraws U.S. from Paris climate change deal

Spokespeople for other extractive oil and mining groups, like the National Mining Association and the American Fuel & Petrochemicals Manufacturers, declined to comment on Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris accord . "To everyone for whom the future of our planet is important, I say let's continue down this path so we're successful for our Mother Earth", she said.

Author: 0 Kansas City Chiefs Release Jeremy Maclin

Maclin was a first-round draft pick by the Philadelphia Eagles in 2009. Durant, Warriors set tone with big Game 1 winLaila Ali: Would always butt heads with her fatherBeck. "I wish him the best of luck moving forward". By releasing Jeremy Maclin post June 1, Chiefs save $10 million against cap. "I have great respect for all players, which makes decisions like these very hard, but we felt it was in the best interest of our club moving forward to part ways at this time".

National Questions Arise Over Fox News Sole Anonymous Source Exonerating Jared Kushner
Author: 0 Questions Arise Over Fox News Sole Anonymous Source Exonerating Jared Kushner

Frustrated with what he views as his team's inability to push back against the drumbeat of new revelations, Trump is seeking expanded teams of lawyers and experienced public relations hands. "Many of the leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media", he said. The White House has been shaken by an explosive Washington Post report on the eve of his return that said Kushner had met with the Russian ambassador prior to Trump's inauguration and ...

National Modi affirms Indias commitment to protecting climate
Author: 0 Modi affirms Indias commitment to protecting climate

Later, when the moderator asked which side of the climate change debate he stood, and whether he disagreed with Trump's stand, Modi remained diplomatically neutral. In Japan, a government official said the country has decided not to join Germany, France and Italy in expressing regret over Trump's decision. He pointed out that India has target of generating 175 Giga Watts of renewable energy by 2022, and added that India is setting up more power generation capacity in renewable energy sector ...

Author: 0 Tamir Rice shooting: Cleveland police officer Loehmann fired

Loehmann was sacked not for shooting Rice, but for lying on his job application with the Cleveland Division of Police where he had been an officer for eight months-within the probationary period-at the time of the shooting, Cleveland .com reports .

National Penn State making changes to Greek system after pledge death
Author: 0 Penn State making changes to Greek system after pledge death

The changes were a direct response to the death of Timothy Piazza , a 19-year-old Penn State sophomore who died after a hazing ritual in February. The Piazzas called for the expulsion of any student culpable in their son's death and for the firing of Vice President for Student Affairs Damon Sims and Tim Bream , the fraternity's advisor and a Penn State assistant athletic director who lived in the house.

Author: 0 Half of new Cosby jury pool have opinions on his guilt

The jury that will hear Bill Cosby's sexual assault case was filling up quickly yesterday as lawyers and prosecutors worked to select panellists who they believed would be favourable to their side. Bill Cosby , left, arrives with one of his attorneys Angela Agrusa, for the third day of jury selection in his sexual assault case at the Allegheny County Courthouse, Wednesday, May 24, 2017 , in Pittsburgh .

National Californian spells 'marocain' to win spelling bee
Author: 0 Californian spells 'marocain' to win spelling bee

Ananya appeared on CNN's " New Day " this morning to discuss her big spelling bee win. When asked for the definition of the word, Camerota defined it as, "a nonsense word made up by the President of the United States in a late-night tweet".

National Mayor: Puerto Rican militant to step aside from parade role
Author: 0 Mayor: Puerto Rican militant to step aside from parade role

It's awesome that during this worldwide war on terrorism, organizers of New York City's Puerto Rican Day Parade at first chose to honor Oscar López Rivera as their "national freedom hero" ["Cuomo opts out of parade", News, May 27]. Former terror leader Oscar Lopez Rivera has "more integrity" than Mayor de Blasio or Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Republican mayoral candidate Nicole Malliotakis said Friday.

Author: 0 Pacific islands accuse U.S. of 'abandoning' them to climate change

Following President Donald Trump's decision Thursday to pull the United States out of the historic Paris climate accord, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo encouraged him to reconsider what she called a "short-sighted" move. Theresa May has insisted the United Kingdom is committed to the Paris Agreement on climate change as she faced criticism over her response to U.S.

National Merkel vows 'more decisive action than ever' on climate
Author: 0 Merkel vows 'more decisive action than ever' on climate

Germany's Bundesliga is one of the top association football leagues in Europe , and the football league with the highest average stadium attendance worldwide. Trump concluded the trip by declining to affirm the U.S. commitment to the Paris Climate Accord and calling Germans " bad , very bad ", on account of all the cars they sell in the U.S., perhaps forgetting-or never knowing in the first place-that auto giants like B.M.W.

National U.S. climate pact pullout could add 0.3 degrees of warming
Author: 0 U.S. climate pact pullout could add 0.3 degrees of warming

I spoke with President Trump on Tuesday and tried to persuade him to keep the USA in the agreement. " The Paris agreement provides the right global framework for protecting the prosperity and security of future generations, while keeping energy affordable and secure for our citizens and businesses", said a document published on the official Downing Street website.

Author: 0 National Spelling Bee victor describes 'really amazing' win

She switched between contriteness to combativeness during the press conference, during which she attempted several nervous jokes that drew laughs mostly from her attorney, Lisa Bloom. Despite the incorrect spelling Camerota praised Vinay for her efforts, with Cuomo chiming in. St. Francis de Sales Catholic School eighth-grader Erin Marie Welch, 14, of Princess Anne, said prior to the third round that she wasn't sure if she was going to make it and "get my word right".

Author: 0 Ex-Penn State administrators get jail time

Curley and Schultz pleaded guilty to the charge before their scheduled trial in March and Spanier was convicted on the charge while being acquitted of a felony child endangerment charge and a conspiracy charge. Three former Penn State officials will spend some time behind bars for their roles in the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal . The three men initially faced more serious charges, including obstruction of justice and perjury, that an appeals court dismissed in 2016 with a ...

National Few Americans think GOP health care bill should pass
Author: 0 Few Americans think GOP health care bill should pass

That protection for Nebraskans could vanish under the AHCA, costing people with pre-existing conditions more than $25,000 a year in health insurance premiums. The CBO found that the bill would lead to lower premiums in many states but would end up with more people lacking health insurance than at present.

National 3rd worker found dead after blast at Wisconsin corn mill
Author: 0 3rd worker found dead after blast at Wisconsin corn mill

The explosion was initially said to have occurred at an ethanol plant, but authorities later confirmed that it happened at the corn mill, where corn and corn by-products are processed for the ethanol plant which is just across the street. Thursday. The sheriff in Columbia County said that the blast was reported around 11 p.m. Wedne. Didion officials didn't immediately return messages from The Associated Press on Thursday.

Author: 0 National Spelling Bee champ clinches title with 'marocain'

Ananya described her win as a dream come true. "Go [Steph] Curry", she said moments before Golden State defeated Cleveland in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. They almost needed it, as finalists Ananya Vinay and Rohan Rajeev burned through round after round of words. Fifteen spellers have advanced to the primetime finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee , where they'll test their knowledge of Webster's Unabridged dictionary.

National Kabul blast: 11 United States citizens injured, death toll rises to 90
Author: 0 Kabul blast: 11 United States citizens injured, death toll rises to 90

The Haqqani Network is an Afghan insurgent terror outfit based in Pakistan's Waziristan and has carried out many high-profile attacks on U.S. forces, high ranking Afghan officials and foreigners in Afghanistan . The blast also came as US President Donald Trump is due to decide on a recommendation to send 3,000 to 5,000 more troops to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation training force and US counter-terrorism mission in Afghanistan.

National Patriotic Russians may have staged cyber attacks: Vladimir Putin
Author: 0 Patriotic Russians may have staged cyber attacks: Vladimir Putin

Putin said some countries had started to try to hold Russian Federation back using actions that went against global rights, including economic restrictions. "No hackers can have a radical impact on an election campaign in another country", adding that "no information can be imprinted in voters' minds, in the minds of a nation, and influence the final outcome and the final result".

Author: 0 White House tells agencies to ignore Democrats' oversight requests

He predicted Wednesday that the Senate will pass a plan to repeal and replace Obamacare before Congress leaves on its annual August recess . House Minority Leader Jim Ward, a Wichita Democrat , acknowledged that relations between Democrats and moderates are strained at the moment.

Author: 0 Europe and China Will 'Forge Ahead' on Climate Action Without the US

President Donald Trump announced his country's withdrawal from the Agreement. "On the contrary, in Germany , in Europe and in the world, we will combine our forces more resolutely than ever.to address and successfully tackle big challenges for humanity such as climate change ".

National Paris Agreement cannot be renegotiated: Italy, France, Germany
Author: 0 Paris Agreement cannot be renegotiated: Italy, France, Germany

And if we can, that's great. And if we can't, that's fine. Syria, Nicaragua, and the United States . "Even in the absence of American leadership; even as this administration joins a small handful of nations that reject the future; I'm confident that our states, cities, and businesses will step up and do even more to lead the way, and help protect for future generations the one planet we've got".

National Tillerson: US still will cut emissions despite Paris pullout
Author: 0 Tillerson: US still will cut emissions despite Paris pullout

Rex Tillerson testifies during a confirmation hearing. Tillerson said people need to recognize that the USA has a "terrific record" of reducing its own greenhouse gas emissions, adding that it is "something I think we can be proud of". Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Trump administration's defense policy toward Asia will look a lot like that of its predecessors. But if that was the case, the former oil executive put a courageous face on the decision, which has seen Europe and China ...

Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation head defends 'blunt' U.S. leader

Many of these nations owe massive amounts of money from past years", repeating a charge he had raised constantly on the campaign trail. Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto, who attended meetings of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member leaders on Thursday when Trump spoke, said he was confident having heard the US leader speak that the United States would fulfil its obligations and wanted Europeans to do the same."What I heard from him yesterday in the meeting made me relaxed", he ...

Author: 0 Notre Dame Students Walk Out On Mike Pence During His Graduation Address

Pence , a former governor of IN, has a history of hostility toward the LGBTQ community . Earlier in the ceremony, Caleb Joshua Pine - the student who provided the valedictory speech - urged a "stand against the scapegoating of Muslims" and criticised Trump's push to build a wall along the USA border with Mexico.

National Paris climate deal: Trump pulls US out of 2015 accord
Author: 0 Paris climate deal: Trump pulls US out of 2015 accord

He announced this decision from the same place where former US President Barack Obama hailed the agreement as "a turning point for our planet". But one caller, who didn't leave his name, said he supports Trump's decision because he thinks the Paris agreement is a bad deal.

National Reaction to Trump pulling US out of global climate change accord
Author: 0 Reaction to Trump pulling US out of global climate change accord

The coal industry, on the other hand, applauded Trump who said Thursday the Paris agreement "handicaps" the US economy "while imposing no meaningful obligations on the world's leading polluters". He said withdrawing the US from the global effort is a "terrible decision". In a speech at the White House , Trump said the USA would look to renegotiate the agreement and condemned what he called "draconian" financial and economic burdens imposed by the deal.

Author: 0 U.S. Companies and Cities Agree to Uphold Paris Agreement

The 82 leaders of cities from Seattle to NY to Fayetteville, Arkansas say they represent 39 million Americans. The fund now has $694 million from Japan, $515 million from Britain, $460 million from Sweden and $420 million from Germany, in addition to contributions from dozens of other countries.

National Minnesota Twins turn first triple play in 11 years vs Angels
Author: 0 Minnesota Twins turn first triple play in 11 years vs Angels

The Twins went ahead in the ninth against Jose Alvarez (0-2). Eddie Rosario doubled him to third, and after an intentional walk to Byron Buxton , Castro looped his two-run single into left. Angels: Placed OF Cameron Maybin on the 10-day disabled list was a left oblique bruise. 3B Escobar (hamstring) was activated and hit fourth. The only thing he failed to predict was the Twins rallying in the ninth inning to beat the Los Angeles Angels.

National Amid Trump orders, Nashville mulls sanctuary city-like rules
Author: 0 Amid Trump orders, Nashville mulls sanctuary city-like rules

And if a city failed to detain undocumented immigrants on behalf of the government, it would risk having its federal funding cut off. And immigration arrests and deportations of nonviolent offenders have increased dramatically. A much smaller share - just over one in four - reported that their officers check the immigration status of crime victims, witnesses or those stopped for traffic violations.

National Spicer addresses confusion around 'covfefe' tweet from Trump
Author: 0 Spicer addresses confusion around 'covfefe' tweet from Trump

Indeed, Dubke offered his resignation before the president's departure , White House counselor Kellyanne Conway told The Associated Press, but offered to stay on during the trip. Michael Cohen, another of Trump's longtime personal attorneys and strong advocates, is now a part of the investigation and is facing congressional subpoenas.

National In 2012, NYC driver wanted to kill cops
Author: 0 In 2012, NYC driver wanted to kill cops

NY police identified the driver as 26-year-old Richard Rojas from the Bronx . Investigators photograph evidence at the scene of a crash that killed one person and injured nearly two dozen others in Times Square , Thursday, May 18, 2017 , in NY.

National Florida legislators to hold three-day special session
Author: 0 Florida legislators to hold three-day special session

The deal also puts $76 million into the Visit Florida program that lawmakers slashed when they approved an $83 billion budget last month. “I hope everybody remembers that this is the day that for sure we start not being competitive, ” Scott said.

Author: 0 Trump breaks campaign promise by not moving US Embassy to Jerusalem

The White House insists that Trump is merely delaying and not abandoning his pledge to relocate the embassy. It is unclear how forcing a Palestinian state upon America's most loyal Middle East ally is consistent with an "America-first" policy rooted in "principled realism".

Author: 0 Trump returns to find the Russian investigation embroils his son-in-law

On Saturday, national security adviser H.R. McMaster told reporters that he "would not be concerned about a back-channel" between Trump and the Kremlin. Trump semi-regularly retweets items from FOX News and promotes shows from the network. The White House declined to comment Friday night. Schiff said on "This Week" that the government needed to "get to the bottom" of the matter and urged a review of Kushner's security clearance "to find out whether he was truthful".

National What was Jared Kushner thinking?
Author: 0 What was Jared Kushner thinking?

Trump himself has also reportedly offered up his personal cell phone number to world leaders. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said "I don't like it", when asked about Kushner's attempt to set up a secret communication channel. Democratic calls for a review of Kushner's security clearance appear perfectly reasonable under these unusual circumstances. Comey, as the bureau's chief, was overseeing its investigation of Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election, including questionable ties ...