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USA withdrawal from Paris climate accord will have sweeping impacts, experts suggest

Beyond the symbolism, however, progress reducing greenhouse gas emissions is likely to continue even as the role of the federal government dwindles. Mr Obama was unequivocal: "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".

Tickets to Ariana Grande's Manchester benefit concert sell out

Meanwhile, the four main online ticket marketplaces - Get Me In!, Seatwave, Viagogo and Stubhub - said they would not list any tickets for the show. The fearless star announced that she would be holding a massive concert in the city, with all proceeds going to the victims of the bombing and their families.

A night of terror in London

Medics treated the injured near the market as shocked people cried and shouted around them. The top priority of police now is to find out more about "these individuals who carried out the attack and the background to it", Dick said. She repeated calls for global action to combat extremist content online, a message she took to the Group of Seven (G7) leaders summit last week. May also warned there was "far too much tolerance of extremism in our country", promising to review counter-terrorism ...

Malaysia Airlines offers to refund London fliers after terror attack

Police received the first call of reports of a vehicle hitting pedestrians on London Bridge at 10:08 p.m. (2108 GMT). Mark Rowley, deputy commissioner of the United Kingdom capital's Metropolitan Police and Britain's most senior anti-terrorism officer, said police were called at 10.08pm on Saturday to an incident involving a white van hitting pedestrians on London Bridge before continuing on to the nearby crowded Borough Market.

UK Police Arrest Man in Connection to Manchester Arena Attack

The man was arrested in the inner-city Manchester neighborhood of Rusholme. A police spokesman said: 'As it stands 18 people have been arrested in connection with the investigation, of which six people have been released without charge'. ISIS has claimed that "a soldier of the caliphate" carried out the Manchester attack, which killed 22 people, including children, after an Ariana Grande concert May 22.

Murray Denies Del Potro, Moves Into RG Fourth Round

Murray had to save a set point on his own serve and another as he started to put pressure on Del Potro, finally converting on his sixth attempt in the set, saving a second set point in the process. Victories by Alize Cornet and Caroline Garcia gave France three women in the fourth round of the French Open for the first time since 1994 (Kristina Mladenovic advanced Friday).

London attacks: Mayor Sadiq Khan dismisses Trump criticism

This morning, police announced the arrest of 12 people in east London. She refused to say whether the attackers had been known to the authorities before Saturday. The Islamic State said a "soldier" from the group carried out the attack. Heavily armed police officers responded to the bridge attack, and more officers rushed to investigate reports of stabbings at the market.

8 police fired 50 bullets to stop London attackers

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack. He said he then saw a woman and man being stabbed while the attackers shouted: "This is for Allah", and recalled how he tried to distract the men. "If we don't get smart it will only get worse", Trump said. K., we will be there - WE ARE WITH YOU. Fears of new terror attack after van "mows down 20 people" on London Bridge.

USA states and businesses will still meet Paris targets — Michael Bloomberg

The U.S. only sources about 13 percent of its electricity from renewable energy. Reporters have asked several senior officials about Trump's view, but have not gotten an answer. One could narrow the focus to the Upper Midwest of the US alone, and the public health benefits would still be huge, Patz says. However, President Trump felt that the Paris accord was "unfair" and this would put the United States to a very big "economic disadvantage".

Bill Maher apologizes for dropping N-bomb on 'Real Time'

The comedian immediately waved off audience groans. The two were discussing teenagers and maturity when Maher mentioned that adults dress up for Halloween in California. HBO said Saturday it would not re-air the segment. Other commentators said that, while they found Maher's remarks distasteful, they did not consider the episode to be a firing offense.

Ariana Grande Soundcheck in Manchester ... With Take That

The courageous 15-year-old Woodham Academy pupils are putting their fears aside to attend the show which sold out within 20 minutes earlier this week. After pedestrians were hit, officials say that three men armed with knives fled the scene and began attacking people at local restaurants and bars around the nearby Borough Market.

Did Demi Lovato throw shade at Kathy Griffin over 'victim' act?

Trump said the image of Griffin with the gory mask resembling him was "sick" and had traumatized his family, especially his youngest son, 11-year-old Barron . "Oops. I spilled my tea", Lovato said in a follow-up tweet . 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 .

How the London attack unfolded: 8 minutes of terror and mayhem

The attackers were confronted by the police and shot dead within minutes. Twelve people were arrested in counterterrorism raids in the Barking area of east London , police said on Sunday. "Perpetrators are inspired to attack not only on the basis of carefully constructed plots. and not even as lone attackers radicalized online, but by copying one another and often using the crudest of means of attack".

Rain has final say after Williamson's 100 against Australia

The opening clash against New Zealand was washed out after two earlier rain delays stalled proceedings and both teams could walk away with only a single point in what Aussie skipper Steve Smith called a "cut throat" tournament. Ronchi returned with more lusty blows amid the best atmosphere of the innings, completing his first ODI fifty in the last 37 innings dating to January and his 170 against Sri Lanka .

Gal Gadot Thinks Wonder Woman Could Win In A Fight With Superman

But now there is a silver lining as Diana Prince takes center stage in her first solo offering. Gadot was born in Israel and served in the Israeli Defense Forces as a combat trainer as part of the mandatory military service all Israeli citizens participate in.

Fergie Quits the Black Eyed Peas, will.i.am Confirms

The lads, Will.i.am, Taboo and apl.de.ap (we forgot about their stage names), basically just bopped around to Boom Boom Pow for a few minutes. She hasn't recorded with them since 2012 and has been trying to get her long, long awaited second solo album Double Dutchess off the ground .

Trump Promotes Travel Ban, Criticizes London Mayor In Wake Of Attack

His condition is not known. A witness said they were in the front of Elliot's Cafe when a large group of people started running up the street from Borough Market. "(The man) said he had been stabbed in the neck and I was holding his bandage and wound while he was talking to the police". Parnell said there are more than 20,000 people in Britain who sympathize with jihadism, but that Khan continues to ask for discourse.

How van smashed into pedestrians on London Bridge

Frank Gardner, a national security correspondent for the BBC , said terrorism is suspected but cited no sources or exiting reports. She said the attackers were bound by the "evil ideology of Islamist extremism" which was a perversion of Islam, and defeating this ideology was one of the greatest challenges of our time.

Curtain falls on final Ringling Bros. circus performance

The circus which began in 1871 as as P. T. Barnum's Grand Traveling Museum, Menagerie, Caravan and Hippodrome was bought by its current parent company, Feld Entertainment in 1967. He said the most hard moment came when he and his family had to tell the performers in January. Ringling's absence leaves about 23 circuses on the road, of various size and format, in the United States today, according to Payne.

CNN terminates relationship with comedian Kathy Griffin

Trump tweeted that: " Kathy Griffin should be ashamed of herself". President Donald Trump's son Barron is reportedly traumatised by photos and video of Kathy Griffin holding what looked like Trump's severed head. Both Melania and Donald Trump were appalled by the photograph, too. "I hope we can at least agree that it's never amusing to joke about violence toward anyone, and particularly in this politically-charged moment, toward our president", she said .

Grande to return to stage today for Manchester benefit show

The attack comes just two weeks after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at Grande's concert in Manchester . "We must not be afraid and in tribute to all those affected here and around the world, we will bring our voices together and sing loudly", Braun said.

Grande returning to stage Sunday for Manchester benefit show

The second is a friendly charity match for Manchester Untied footballer Michael Carrick, in honor of his long career at the club. Authorities have said the attack started with a van plowing into pedestrians and then involved three men using large knives to attack people in bars and restaurants at a nearby market.

Wonder Woman Crosses $100 Million In Opening Weekend

This total means that director Patty Jenkins is set to break the record for biggest theatrical debut for a film with a female director. That would mark the biggest opening of all time for a female director, supplanting Sam Taylor-Johnson's " Fifty Shades of Grey ", not adjusting for inflation.

After London attack, May vows to fight 'evil ideology of Islamist extremism'

The Mayor of London has condemned the London Bridge terror attack, which killed six people and left dozens injured. "Egypt renews its call to all countries of the world to unify against the phenomenon of terrorism, and those who back terrorist organizations with support, finance and arms, confirming Egypt's full solidarity with the British government and people in these hard times", said the Egyptian foreign ministry in a statement on Sunday.

'Wonder Woman' becomes box-office force with $100.5M debut

The Warner Bros. and DC Comics film had generated a huge buzz, based partly on a critical reception that was unusually warm for a superhero film; it got a 93 percent rating on the Rotten Tomatoes website. Costing about $149 million to make, Wonder Woman received a strong A CinemaScore from audiences. Starring Gal Gadot as the Amazonian warrior princess, " Wonder Woman " is the rare — and most successful — female-led film in an overwhelmingly male superhero landscape.

If Modi Had A Problem, He Would've Told Priyanka Chopra: Sunny Leone

Obviously, if the movie bosses take on this route, Chopra will be a flawless candidate for the gig, especially with her extensive Bollywood career before breaking into the global scene. Quantico features the torrid and tortured affair between Priyanka's character and fellow spy Ryan Booth and sees them alternating between passionate fighting and love making.

Ronaldo leads Real Madrid to title

And It was Ronaldo's 600th career goal. Rome: Hundreds of Juventus soccer fans watching the Champions League final in one of Turin's main squares were injured when loud bangs created a panic and mayhem. "The first half was really tough, against a brilliant team in every aspect, but in the second half we saw the best performance from Real Madrid all season", he said.

Firefighter rescues dog stuck in tree

How did Rocco end up in the tree? You've heard of cats getting stuck in trees, but what about dogs? They discovered Rocco the dachshund stuck at the bottom of the tree trunk. Salem Firefighter Daniel Newcomb cut part of the tree, freeing the dog. He was reunited with his owner. Salem Firefighter Daniel Newcomb successfully frees Rocco.

Terror Attacks In Downtown London Kill 7, Wound Nearly 50 Others

Police say three men drove a van over London Bridge just before 10 p.m. Saturday and struck pedestrians before crashing the vehicle outside a pub. In the aftermath of the attack London's police force used a new warning system urging people to "Run, Hide, Tell ", outlining the ways in which people should respond if caught up in an attack.

BC man recounts shocking moment when sea lion snatched girl

She said bacteria from a sea lion's mouth might cause an infection and she may need treatment. The girl only goes under for a few seconds before someone pulls her out of the water. More warning signs are being posted at a dock in Steveston, British Columbia, popular among tourists for its marine mammals. Fujiwara said nobody was injured in the freaky incident.

Marcus Mumford Added To Ariana Grande's Manchester Benefit Concert Lineup

Twenty-two people died at the show. The show will also stream live on Ariana Grande's Facebook page and YouTube channel. He called the event a " statement that hatred and fear will never win". And Jaden - who has undergone two operations since the attack - wrote on social media: "I got to meet my queen today". "I think she's a little star struck".

Global reaction: Trump pulls USA out of Paris Agreement on climate change

On the worldwide stage, Mr Trump's decision to withdraw the USA from the deal drew notable outrage. In practical terms, the withdrawal of the USA from the Paris Agreement is an enormous setback to effective climate action. European Council President Donald Tusk (L) and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker co-chair the 19th China-EU leaders' meeting in Brussels, Belgium, June 2, 2017.

Pundits: Warriors do not need to be ideal to beat Cavs

Make no mistake, they may not be any more vulnerable than they are right now and James and the Cavs surely know that. "I mean, it's no if, ands, or buts". This year's average is only slightly lower than on the same day in 2016, when tickets sold the day before the finals for the series' first four games had an average price of $1,138.

'Wonder Woman' Might Be Banned in Lebanon Because Gal Gadot Is Israeli

It has earned Gadot acclaim, as a rare leading female role. A Lebanese security official told the Times that a ban would require a recommendation from a six-ministry-member committee, noting that such a process has not yet started. Elie Fares, a well-known Lebanese blogger, said the movie already must have been approved to be allowed in theaters in the first place. The movie, starring Israeli actress Gal Gadot , is based on a comic book character introduced in 1941, fighting villains, ...

Donald Glover reveals that next Childish Gambino project will his final album

Gambino, whose real name is Donald Glover , has recently taken on some acting gigs following the overwhelming critical success he earned with his FX show Atlanta . He's now signed up to play Lando Calrissian in an upcoming Star Wars movie , voice Simba in a Lion King remake , and write a Deadpool animated series for FXX.