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CEOs' urgent plea: Don't pull out of Paris accord

Billionaire innovator Elon Musk threatened to withdraw from President Trump's Business Advisory Council if the White House withdraws from an worldwide agreement aimed at curbing climate change . Gore, who met with Trump during his presidential transition, has also been an outspoken critic of leaving the Paris accord. "Friends of the Earth will campaign vigorously against any trade deal with the United States if it turns its back on its global responsibility to tackle climate change - one ...

Manchester terrorist called mother minutes before attack

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. "He was very isolated". While Abedi's family was well-known in Manchester, Abedi himself did not attend many gatherings, Fadl said. She encouraged her fans to not "operate in fear".

May's Brexit approach risks 'jobs meltdown', Corbyn says

A new Pew Research Center survey finds that the British public is divided over the impact Brexit will have on their country. This is despite voters in Wales saying that Brexit is the most important issue for them in the election, for which the Conservatives are thought most likely to handle the best.

Trump waives law requiring US to move its embassy to Jerusalem

Ambassador Dan Shapiro wrote on Twitter, "he didn't want it forced when it could disrupt the overriding strategic goal of completing successful negotiations [with] the Palestinians". President Obama signed his final waiver of the Jerusalem Embassy Act on December 1, 2016. Though the waiver does continue the delay, the White House says the underlying understanding is that the embassy move is a matter of timing.

India,Pakistan Cricket match on Sunday

The Champions Trophy , which is being hosted in England and Wales this year, will see team of 8 nations - India , Sri Lanka , Pakistan , Australia , Bangladesh , and New Zealand , England , South Africa . New Zealand will have to hit the ground running if they're to advance beyond pool play, when they begin their Champions Trophy one day tournament against Australia in Birmingham tonight.

'Person of interest' in Manila casino fire

The details about water sprinklers in the hotel are yet to be released. Albayalde said "the bodies were found in the gaming area of the casino". President Rodrigo Duterte's efforts to reassure outsiders of the safety of the Philippines would be "an uphill battle", he said, adding that the attack may have exposed intelligence and security failures.

Woakes ruled out of Champions Trophy with side strain

Both Finn and Roland-Jones featured in England's one-day worldwide defeat by South Africa at Lord's -a match where Woakes was rested as he recovered from a thigh problem. He said: "I may not have eaten well enough before the game". "I'm not going to say one way or the other". In reply England did not have the best of starts and J Roy departed only after scoring 1 run but after that it was all about England .

Trump delays law requiring U.S. to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Palestinian and other Arab leaders are praising Trump's decision. On Thursday, the Trump administration announced its decision to keep the USA embassy in Tel Aviv, despite having hinted during his electoral campaign previous year at his readiness to relocate the embassy to Jerusalem.

GVK to exit from Bengaluru airport project

The transaction is expected to be completed by early July 2017, it said. GVK had past year sold a 33% stake in BIAL to Fairfax for Rs 2,149 crore to reduce debt. He said the reduced debt burden will give the group the flexibility and releases management bandwidth to focus on other projects. Capacity optimisation and real estate development would be the key focus areas for the existing Mumbai airport.

Election Commission, AAP to organise separate EVM challenge on Saturday

The Aam Aaadmi Party will hold Electronic Voting Machine ( EVM ) hackathon on the same day as the Election Commission's challenge. BJP, CPI and RLD said they would like to observe the challenge. The poll panel has kept extra machines as a backup in the case of any eventuality. During the event, the challengers will have four hours for the demonstration.

Court grants bail to Dhinakaran

They have been asked to furnish a personal bond of Rs five lakh each and two sureties of the like amount. However, the court asked them not to try to influence witnesses or tamper with evidence. The Sasikala-Dinakaran leadership was revolted by a powerful section of the AIADMK (Amma). Another accused Lalit Kumar, who was also alleged to be a hawala operator, is in judicial custody till June 5.

New Zealand shirking over Paris deal

He says the Paris emission reduction commitments were voluntary, which was something the New Zealand Government took advantage of by setting relatively weak targets. The three leaders also called the climate agreement "a cornerstone in the cooperation between our countries, for effectively and timely tackling climate change".

ICC Champions Trophy: Full Schedule, Match Timings, Venues and more

Preview: Ross Taylor is matter-of-fact when he reviews his career and previews New Zealand's Champions Trophy hopes: is this the year he adds a world title to his list of credentials? "There's more pressure on England because I think people are expecting them to suddenly win a tournament", said Julian, who played 25 one-day internationals in the 1990s.

Protests, new climate pledges after Donald Trump's Paris pullout

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, who directed One World Trade Center and the Kosciuszko Bridge to be lit green, also committed New York State to meeting the standards of the agreement. Russia's national goal, according to a presidential decree, is to keep greenhouse gas emissions at the level of not more than 75% of the indicator from 1990.

Sheriff: Escaped inmates from MS fled to Alabama

He said he was hopeful the remaining two escapees would be captured after police created a "containment" area in Colbert County, Alabama. The Alabama authorities were reportedly pursuing the truck around 8:15 a.m. He is described as a white male, 5-foot-10 and weighing 165 pounds. Glasco was in jail awaiting trial for sexual battery, and Brown also was awaiting trial for possession of stolen property.

Manchester bomber said to have pleaded 'Forgive me' before blast

They showed remnants of the explosive device, the backpack and a detonator used by 22-year-old British national Salman Abedi at the exit of the Manchester Arena shortly after an Ariana Grande concert ended. According to intelligence in the United States, another extremist may have been monitoring the 22-year-old in the case he bailed on the attack. Ian Hopkins, Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police, said it was "very clear" that Abedi was one one member of a broader cell.

Donald Trump to announce decision on Paris climate deal tomorrow

Jobs lost at polluting companies tend to be offset by new jobs in green technology. So just what does the US lose if it's no longer leading the global fight against climate change? "The president cannot stop that". Brown vigorously opposes the withdrawal and has been working with states and provinces around the world to set voluntary agreements to address global warming.

Indian man, son die after drowning in swimming pool at US

Whereas there were no eye witnesses to the incident, a couple who were passing by the apartment complex pool found the floating bodies and informed Novi police. Nagaraju studied in the Vignan Engineering College at Vadlamudi and the Majety Guravaiah High School in Guntur. Friends described Mr Surepalli in the crowd-funding appeal as "the most jovial, honest, friendly person you would ever meet and always smiling".

New survey predicts huge Tory losses and hung Parliament

The Tories had enjoyed a healthy lead over their rivals in the polls, placing the party in pole position to return a healthy majority in the snap election on June 8. The pound also fell by 0.5% against the euro and the exchange rate went from €1.15397 to €1.14426 to the pound. The projection gave Labour 253 seats, ...

CPM suspends Ritabrata Banerjee for having lifestyle against party's ideology

The decision was taken by the West Bengal State Committee, which also chose to set up a committee to probe into allegations against the 38-year-old MP who was in the eye of a storm after a party sympathiser criticised him on social media for using an Apple watch and Mont Blanc.

Maneka Gandhi hospitalized in Pilibhit

Gandhi was taken to a hospital in Pilibhit where an ultrasound detected stones in her gall bladder, District Magistrate Sheetal Verma said. Her condition is fine and she will be under observation at AAIMS for a day or so. The politician is expected to be transferred to AIIMS hospital in New Delhi later this evening. Officials statement from the hospital where she is now receiving treatment is awaited.

EU chief: EU, China believes Trump climate decision 'a big mistake'

In his 3,000-word, 27-minute euphoric speech made in the White House Rose Garden, Trump repeatedly slammed India, China and the rest of the world and cast the United States as a victim of global machinations. In December 2015, 195 countries agreed to the first global pact aimed at reducing emissions of planet-warming greenhouse gases. "New York State is committed to meeting the standards set forth in the Paris Accord regardless of Washington's irresponsible actions".

Ex-FBI chief to testify over Russian probe on June 8

The three Obama-era officials did not receive personal subpoenas, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The other four subpoenas issued by the House Intel Committee Wednesday were for former Trump National Security Adviser Mike Flynn and his company, Flynn Intel Group LLC, and for President Trump's longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, and his firm, Michael D.

Donald Trump, Our AI President

Jews are allowed to visit but not pray there to avoid provoking tensions, but Palestinians fear Israel will seek to assert further control over the site . Still, not all was rosy for Netanyahu or his supporters, or for mega-donor Sheldon Adelson, who sat in the front row. On the Israeli side , leaders celebrated Trump's vagueness.

Bay Area Leaders React to Trump's Paris Pact Pullout

Not everyone is upset by Trump's decision. "Am departing presidential councils". Other tech and industrial sector representatives expressed frustration with the White House's decision and pledged to continue working to combat global warming.

Gulf Arab row rattles Trump's anti-Iran axis

The country has an elected president and parliament. Meanwhile, other confrontations have followed Trump's visit . On the contrary, the primary focus was on the establishment of a grand alliance under the auspices of the USA, with the latter tacitly taking responsibility for providing what Trump called "lots of handsome military equipment".

Trump pulls USA out of Paris climate pact

But now he has opted out , it doesn't necessarily follow that the brakes are coming off United States carbon emissions. The European Union's top climate change official, Miguel Arias Canente, said in a statement that Trump's decision to leave the Paris accord made it "a sad day for the global community", adding that the bloc "deeply regrets the unilateral decision".

World Trade Center climber arrested at another high-rise

Justin Casquejo , 19, scaled the 52-story building and hung off its edge on Thursday night around 9 p.m., police said. The New Jersey teenager famous for posting pictures of himself at scenic skyscrapers throughout New York City has been arrested again, police said Friday.

Trump Fulfills his Pledge and Quits Paris Climate Deal

He made the announcement yesterday. "This agreement demonstrates recognition of the changes we are experiencing in our climate and a commitment to lower our carbon emissions", he said . In the auto industry, Ford said it would continue to reduce emissions at its plants and from its vehicles, saying: "We believe climate change is real".

Big Bang's TOP Faces Criminal Investigation After Smoking Weed

Rapper Choi Seung-hyun, better known as T.O.P of boy group Big Bang , who is now serving his mandatory military service in the promotional unit of the National Police Agency, has admitted to smoking marijuana, an illegal substance in Korea, before his service.

Putin: 'Theoretically Possible' Individual Hackers With 'Patriotic Leanings' Launched Cyberattacks on West

If they are in a good mood, they get up in the morning and begin painting their pictures. "If they woke up today, read that there is something happening in interstate relations", that prompts them to take action, he said . "I am asking you on behalf of Russian Federation and am appealing to the American side to help as well the newly elected President Donald Trump and his administration", said Putin.

US loses historic opportunity by withdrawing from Paris agreement - EP President

Trump declared Thursday he was pulling the. The long-anticipated withdrawal announced by President Donald Trump on Thursday will boost China's influence in global climate politics and ease pressure to make more ambitious Carbon dioxide cuts of its own, analysts said .

Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in besieged city

The Marchetti S-211 jet was on a bombing run over militant positions in Marawi on Wednesday when one bomb hit army troops locked in close-range combat with the extremists who have taken cover in buildings and houses, military spokesman Brig.

Theresa May puts 'promise of Brexit' at heart of pitch to voters

Mr Corbyn's drive to align Labour more closely with its socialist roots and eschew the pro-business centrist platform championed by three-time election victor Mr Blair has split the party. "The Conservatives' reckless approach has left us isolated and marginalised, increasing the chances of Britain crashing out of the European Union without a deal, which would be the worst possible outcome for Britain", he told a campaign event in Basildon.

Anthony Mason to serve as interim anchor of CBS Evening News

Pelley is now on assignment for " 60 Minutes " and has not been on CBS News for several days. The milestone season for the program "requires Scott's full contribution", CBS President David Rhodes said. He joined CBS News in 1986. However, evening news shows don't have the same influence as they did when anchors like Dan Rather, Walter Cronkite, and Tom Brokaw were at the helm.

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