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Police respond to incidents in 3 areas of London

It knocked loads of people down. She will chair a meeting of the Government's Cobra emergency committee on Sunday, No 10 said . "This is a fast moving investigation", May said. The Royal Oak pub in Southwark opened its doors to people evacuated from hotels inside the area cordoned off by police. BBC reporter Holly Jones , who was on the bridge at the time of the attack, said a van driven by a man was "probably travelling at about 50 miles an hour" before it hit a number of people.

Pittsburgh, nearly 100 other cities, defy Trump and stand with Paris Accord

During Brown's trip to China , he plans to push for even more cooperation on clean energy policies. Jeff Immelt, chief executive officer of U.S. conglomerate General Electric, tweeted: " Climate change is real". Schwarzenegger argued in the video on ATTN, a Los Angeles-based media company , that prioritizing the environment is a public health issue while touting his commitment to green issues as a governor.

False! Trump Claims Paris Deal Would Only Make 'Tiny' Difference

Already, renewable energy investments like the one at Green Port Hull are employing thousands of people, and export markets are growing. Under Trump's budget, the United Nations stands to lose $ 2 billion in funding toward climate-change action programs by leaving the Paris Agreement .

UK poll: Labour neck-and-neck with Tories

That would give her more room and flexibility to handle her own backbenchers and deal with the EU. "I think, unfortunately, the other parties have found it hard to be heard among the Labour and Tory voices". High earners will not face income tax rises if Theresa May is returned to Number 10, one of her senior ministers has promised. The Voter-May dynamic proved promisingly positive during the first period the prime minister's time in office, Britons believe that she had struck a ...

Trump's Personal Lawyer To Be Questioned

Four of the subpoenas are related directly to Russian meddling, which is also the subject of probes from the Senate Intelligence Committee and Federal Bureau of Investigation. A separate congressional source confirms that Nunes separately issued the other subpoenas, not Conaway and Schiff, who are leading the Russian Federation investigation.

'One of a kind' landslide buries part of California's iconic coastal highway

More than 1 million tons of rock and dirt fell Saturday onto the Pacific Coast Highway, considered by some to be one of the most scenic drives in the United States. According to the San Diego Union Tribune officials have no way of knowing how long it will be before it is safe enough to clear the debris from the road.

India making billions for signing Paris deal

Under the Paris Agreement , the earliest a party can give notice of its intention to quit is 4 November 2019, three years after the deal entered into force. "That's why it took six years to bring together and no one country can unilaterally change the conditions". - Jeff Immelt the CEO of General Electric tweeted to say that businesses must not depend on the government and "must now lead".

Europe reacts with anger as Trump dumps Paris Agreement

Trump continued, "I can not, in good conscience, support a deal that punishes the United States - the world's leader in environmental protection - while imposing no meaningful obligations on the world's leading polluters", Trump said, before singling out China and India.

Trump supporters rally outside White House for 'Pittsburgh Not Paris' event

This comes after the President referred to Pittsburgh in his speech announcing the United States was pulling out of the Paris Climate Accord . Pittsburgh aims to transition to 100% renewable-energy sources, like wind and solar, by 2035, Mayor Bill Peduto said on Friday.

Wisconsin crews recover third body from debris of corn mill blast

Authorities say a third body has been recovered from the debris of an exploded corn mill in southern Wisconsin. Recovery crews searched a mountain of debris on Thursday fol. She said she was pleased the district had called in extra counselors. One worker was killed and two were believed missing Thursday, Richards said.

Indian-origin Ananya Vinay wins Scripps National Spelling Bee 2017

Fun fact is that this is the consecutive 13th year that Indian kids are rocking out there. Sometimes she would blurt out questions, with little intonation - "Part of speech?" "We have a challenge for you", "We'd like you to spell a word". If there is a tie at the end of the bee, the speller with the better score on the written test will be named the champ. Ananya participated in the last year's bee but could not make it to the top 50.

The Trump Administration Now Wants SCOTUS To Reinstate The Travel Ban

Justice Department lawyers asked the court to overturn a decision of the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit that kept in place a freeze on President Donald Trump's revised ban. The administration is then likely to file its own response to the challengers' legal arguments before the justices issue an order granting or denying the administration's applications .

SA regrets USA pulling out of Paris climate accord

The Paris agreement gives undue advantage to India and China, "the world's leading polluters", at the cost of USA interests, Mr. Trump said, unravelling a critical area of mutual interest and cooperation between New Delhi and Washington in recent years.

TPP countries keep trade deal alive without Trump's US

While, Robert Lighthizer , new Trade Representative of USA, will be communicating with main countries and on the other hand, China is pushing the Asian trade agreement, while putting itself first as a global free trade chief. Although the door will be kept open for the U.S. to rejoin the pact, its trade representative Robert Lighthizer said it would not return to the TPP.

MBA for mom who went to all classes with quadriplegic son

Judy O'Connor, a retired elementary school teacher, was 29-year-old Marty O'Connor's note-taker as he worked towards his master's of business administration degree at Chapman University. Mrs. O'Connor knew she couldn't fix her son's situation, so she found a way to help him, instead. Her son suggested the emotional presentation as a way to honor his mother's self-sacrifice and joint participation in his studies, he told KTLA .

Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89

Johnson from 1966 to 1968 and was Carter's national security adviser from 1977 to 1981. In his role, he was involved in brokering the Camp David Accords, the signing of the SALT II treaty and wrestling with Iran's transition from a USA ally to an anti-Western Islamic republic.

Texas 'bathroom bill' fading as legislative session wraps up

The instant letter urges Texas' legislature not to pursue legislation of this kind, but a similar letter to North Carolina's Governor a year ago, again issued by tech giants, did little to stop the bill there. The sponsors want to teach students what's expected of them when interacting with police. Five agencies, including the Texas Medical Board , will avoid closure if the Senate agrees to approve a House proposal pushing back their "sunset" date to 2021, they insist.

Trump to head overseas without announcing new FBI director

Joe Lieberman was a top candidate for the job. President Donald Trump confirmed to a reporter on Thursday that Lieberman was a finalist. Lieberman reportedly met with the president and acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe on Wednesday. "Some Senate Democrats hold a grudge against Lieberman for his rightward turn and opposition to some of President Barack Obama's agenda late in his Senate career", Politico's Burgess Everett and Seung Min Kim wrote Thursday.

Former US Rep. Anthony Weiner Faces Charges In Sexting Case

Hours later, his wife Huma Abedin filed to end their marriage. The two separated in August 2016 after he was caught in a sexting scandal with a 15-year-old girl. "He apologized, offered no excuses, and made a commitment to make amends", Devlin-Brown said in a statement . The charge carries a potential sentence of between zero and 10 years in prison, meaning Weiner could avoid prison.

Kushner and the Trumps have given hundreds of thousands of dollars

It's an extraordinary step for the White House to suddenly farm out inquiries about a subject about which the president is publicly commenting on-and in this case, just hours beforehand . Trump appeared to refer to a Washington Examiner article when he tweeted that "the Democrats, who have excoriated Carter Page about Russian Federation, don't want him to testify".

UCLA assistant softball coach Lisa Fernandez ejected and bumps umpire

UCLA's offense returned after a performance that cost it a 2-1 loss to LSU in its opening game of the WCWS on Thursday and forced it into the loser's bracket of the double-elimination tournament. Inouye-Perez appreciated Fernandez standing up for Maurice. "I have no regrets because what Lisa did - if you know how much she has Gabi's back, I'm glad it only got to be an ejection", Inouye-Perez said.

Behind Trump's bid to revive travel ban at the US Supreme Court

People stand on the steps of the Supreme Court at sunset February 13, 2016, in Washington. Trump's executive order is based on national security and terrorism-related concerns, and its text is neutral toward religion, the government said .

Sixth-grader wins National Spelling Bee

Ananya Vinay , of Fresno, took the crown after correctly spelling " marocain ", a dress fabric. After three straight years of ties, the bee added a tiebreaker test this year, and it looked like it might come into play as Ananya and Rohan duelled for almost 20 rounds.

Not even the Scripps Spelling Bee champ knows what do with "covfefe"

We would like you to spell a word. Ananya's victory underscores the overwhelming dominance of Indian-Americans in the annual intense competition. The Scripps National Spelling Bee proves every year that word knowledge is personal and idiosyncratic.

Vladimir Putin Tells Megyn Kelly Hackers "Shifted the Blame" to Russian Federation

In fact, he said that USA hackers could have been the ones to frame Russian Federation. "Hackers can be anywhere. They can be in Russian Federation, in Asia ... It's like anti-Semitism. 'The Jews are to blame.At the Friday forum moderated by Kelly, Putin compared the United States of America blaming Russian Federation for the hacks to "blaming the Jews".

Atlanta mayoral candidates speak out on Paris accord withdrawal

Macron said the Paris climate pact is irreversible despite Trump's decision to withdraw from it. The Trump administration's announcement undermines a key pillar in the fight against climate change and damages the world's ability to avoid the most risky and costly effects of climate change.

Centerville Middle School student narrowly misses cut at national spelling bee

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A single letter tripped up an Aplington Middle School sixth-grader at the Scripps National Spelling Bee this afternoon. "I am really happy and kind of surprised", the aspiring pianist who enjoys chess and table tennis said at the time .

Top Justice official enlisted in Trump probe

Comey is expected to validate reports that surfaced in the wake of his May 9 dismissal that Trump suggested Comey drop his investigation of former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn . White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters at his first press briefing since the president's overseas trip that the candidate meetings will continue until Trump finds the "right leader".

Chris Stapleton Injures Hand and Apologizes to Fans

Chris Stapleton fans were supportive yet devastated after the singer-songwriter postponed about three weeks' worth of dates on his All-American Road Show Tour without any explanation. "So many of you have been inconvenienced and I'm grateful for your patience and graciousness", he wrote. Tickets for the Oak Mountain date went on sale in February via Ticketmaster/Live Nation, and the show sold out quickly at the 10,500-seat venue.

Bill Maher uses racial epithet during HBO show

Social media on left and the right the is now exploding in outrage over Maher's offensive language. Sasse wrote on Twitter that he wished he had immediately criticized Maher for using the term. "The word was offensive and I regret saying it and am very sorry". The network said it would remove the content from future airings of the Friday episode of the " Real Time with Bill Maher " show.

CT lawmakers now hope to pass budget by June 30

The bill now heads to the Senate. "It also serves as further proof that CT is leading the nation in criminal justice reforms". Republicans charged that the bill does not automatically cover serious misdemeanors, such the assault of an elderly person, assault of a pregnant woman, second-degree stalking, third-degree strangulation, and fourth-degree sexual assault, and could allow people charged with those crimes to be released without bail.

(Unofficial) May 25, 2017 Special Congressional Election Results

Republican Greg Gianforte has won a seat in the House of Representatives, despite an assault allegation the night before Montana's special election . But ultimately Quist lacked the folksy charisma and working class appeal of Senator Jon Tester and Governor Steve Bullock, Democrats who had the advantage of running in 2012, a high-turnout presidential year.

Mayors say they stand by Paris climate pact Trump is abandoning

Lori Robertson, managing editor of FactCheck.org which is a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Centre, said there was nothing in the Paris agreement that stipulates which countries can and cannot buildcoal plants. senators, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, calling for an exit, Axios reported. At least 83 mayors nationwide have agreed to uphold the commitments to Paris agreement's goals, which include cutting greenhouse gas emissions.

US states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

The money, offered by Bloomberg's philanthropic foundation, would ensure there was no disruption to the UN's work on climate change in the wake of Trump's decision, he said. "The president may have unwittingly added dynamism to the same actors that have always been the ones that are delivering the reductions to actually do more on their own", he said.

OECD holds out hope U.S. may return to Paris climate pact

Minister of Water Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection Lloyd Kaziya said the planned withdraw was a blow to developing countries who were adversely being affected by the negative effects of climate change . Intel is the top consumer of renewable energy in the USA, securing 3.4 million megawatt-hours during a recent 12 month period-enough to meet 100 percent of its power needs according to EPA.