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Vestas sees major wind investments continuing despite US withdrawal from climate deal

Merkel, whose country hosts this year's worldwide climate summit, said Trump's decision was "extremely regrettable and that's putting it very mildly". To be clear, that's not to say everything's rosey - far from it: a paper in Nature suggested that even with Obama's climate plans in place, the U.S.

Fact-checking Trump's reasoning on climate deal pullout

Here is what you need to know. The Times of India called it an "epic rant" with "hyperbolic falsehoods", arguing in a piece by their Washington correspondent that us aid to India is set to be whittled down to $34 million in 2018. European leaders lobbied Washington with mounting urgency in recent weeks, imploring the Trump administration not to break with the agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions .

Weather Channel website trolls Trump for exiting Paris Agreement

His predecessor, Barack Obama , expressed regret over the pullout from a deal he was instrumental in brokering. A Maori climate change campaigner says New Zealand can't take the high moral ground over the United States withdrawal from the Paris Agreement because of its own poor record.

Oil prices drop over fears of Libya's oversupply

For Brent crude LCON7, -0.52% it cut the forecast to $55.39 a barrel, from $56.76 for 2017, and left the 2018 forecast at $58. USA crude production has also continued to increase, rising to 9.34 million bpd, up almost 500,000 bpd from a year-ago.

Portland victim's mother appeals Trump to speak against intolerance

The attack happened after three men, including 21-year-old M. "The little girl who had the misfortune to experience what happened on that MAX, her life is never going to be the same", said Fletcher, filmed in a bedroom while wearing a bathrobe.

EU and China backing Paris climate pact after Trump withdrawal

In Uganda, the effects of climate change are already biting. The leaders of Germany , France and Italy issued a rare joint statement calling the Paris accord "irreversible" and stating it "cannot be renegotiated". Why is it a big deal? "This is China's active participation in the global climate change as a responsible major country and we are making a positive contribution".

House Intelligence Committee issues subpoenas in Russian Federation investigation

The committee had issued subpoenas for documents from two businesses Flynn operated - Flynn Intel LLC and Flynn Intel, Inc. - with a list of documents they wanted after Flynn stonewalled the panel. That soon led to calls from Democrats, and eventually Republicans, that Nunes should consider stepping aside in the Russian investigation. In most cases, the identities of USA citizens picked up in such surveillance are supposed to be kept confidential in intelligence reports.

Sai Praneeth advances to semi-finals

Nehwal took a massive 11-3 lead in the first game, before Suzuki won some points back but could not stop the second seeded Indian from taking it 21-15. He has not dropped a set yet, with comfortable wins over Nathaniel Sulistyo, Satheishtharan and Zulkarnain and has reached his third quarter-final in the ongoing season.

Islamic State claims responsibility for World Manila attack

The SITE Intel Group, which monitors jihadi activity worldwide, revealed that an ISIS operative in the Philippines had said that the group was responsible for the attack. The police chief said 18 of 54 injured people were in hospital. Stephen Reilly, the casino's chief operating officer, later said that 35 people had died - 13 employees and 22 guests - in what he described as a "senseless attack".

House committee issues subpoenas in Russia probe; Comey OK'd to testify

Top House Democrats began calling for Nunes to recuse himself from the panel's investigation into Russian Federation in March, following the revelations that he had met on White House grounds with a source who showed him secret U.S. That Nunes has launched a new investigation into a process called " unmasking " at this time is somewhat surprising. During his confirmation hearing in January, Sessions testified that he "did not have any communications with the Russians" during the campaign ...

On Memorial Day, Trump honors Gold Star families at Arlington Cemetery

We can never repay them. "The times when we could completely rely on others are, to an extent, over", said German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Andrew D. Afterward, he visited a section of the cemetery where military members killed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are buried. Without a word, he slowly laid the wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns.

Fired FBI director James Comey set to testify June 8 on Russian Federation

Top U.S. intelligence officials will testify before a Senate panel next week on the law governing the collection of foreign intelligence, parts of which are due to expire at the end of the year, the Senate Intelligence Committee said on Friday.

Led coalition strike kills founder of Islamic State media outlet - brother

The founder of the Amaq news outlet of the Islamic State (ISIS/Da'esh) terrorist organization was allegedly killed this week in a US -led coalition air strike. With air strikes and special forces on the ground, the USA -led coalition is supporting an alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias in a campaign to capture Raqqa city.

The Fitbit Inc (FIT) Receives Hold Rating from Longbow Research

Anthem, Inc. (NYSE:ANTM) has a market cap of $48.16 billion and over the last 12 months, ANTM has risen by 40.26%. Fitbit, Inc .is now trading -8.46% below its 20-day and -41.74% versus the 200-day simple moving averages while -7.29% compared with its 50-day simple moving average.

Offended Mexican businessman to market 'Trump' toilet paper

The lawyer, said his idea for "Trump" toilet paper came after Donald Trump's comments characterizing migrants who enter the United States illegally as criminals, drug runners and rapists offended many Mexicans . Although, in the past, Trump has been aggressive about protecting his brand. This is not the first time that Donald Trump became the subject of satirical products, particularly toilet papers.

Senators asked Comey to investigate AG Jeff Sessions for possible perjury

But following a Washington Post report that showed Sessions had met twice with Kislyak, Sessions acknowledged the meetings and recused himself from oversight of the Russian Federation probe. "I don't believe so". "And if this the true, that would be extremely disturbing", he added. In the first letter on March 20 , they asked Comey to "investigate all contacts the Russian ambassador, or any other Russian officials, may have had with Attorney General Sessions or with his staff, and ...

US and Japan stage military exercises off Korean Peninsula

The U.S. naval strike group, led by the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson , will end its month-long mission near the Korean Peninsula on Wednesday night, the South Korean Navy said . Buzz Donnelly, USS Ronald Reagan commanding officer. Since then Pyongyang has launched several more ballistic missiles, including a short-range one on Monday that landed in the sea off its east coast.

Belgian charged with leadership role in 2015 Paris attacks

Prosecutors said the suspect will be remanded in custody for one month, but declined to share any more information. Atar is also the brother of one of the alleged masterminds of the Paris attack, Oussama Atar. In November 2015, gunmen and bombers in Paris targeted the Bataclan concert venue, the national soccer stadium and sidewalk cafes leaving 130 dead and 368 people injured, a hundred of them seriously.

These are the USA tech leaders promising to keep the Paris Agreement

World leaders have clamoured to condemn Donald Trump for pulling the United States out of the Paris Agreement. The two countries would continue to work together, but not on the climate change issue, the statement said . Trump said that his decision was based on America's economic interests. Apple is committed to fight climate change and we will never waver."He also sent a mail to all Apple employees stating his disappointment over the U.S.

Trump to interview Pistole for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

CNN first reported that Comey is expected to testify next week before the Senate Intelligence Committee , one of multiple groups investigating Trump-Russia ties. Senator Lee also said he hopes President Donald Trump will "get us out of" the Paris climate accord to reduce carbon emissions to thwart climate change.

Trump is going back on a big Israel campaign promise

The U.S. says its policy on Jerusalem hasn't changed and that Jerusalem's status must be negotiated between Israelis and Palestinians. Israel claims all of Jerusalem as its state capital, while the Palestinians want East Jerusalem, i.e.

Huma Qureshi turns 'Kaala' mode on

Ranjith which went on floors in Mumbai recently. "Prep mode on "Kaala". Slowly becoming #Zareena #workinghard Blessed". The actor shared a glimpse of her scripts and wrote along. The film, produced by Dhanush , also stars veteran Bollywood actor, Nana Patekar . It is yet to be seen if she is able to create the same magic in Tamil industry also.Huma will also be seen in Prawaal Raman's directorial venture Dobaara: See Your Evil alongside her brother Saqib Saleem.

Many firms pursuing Carbon dioxide reduction despite withdrawal from Paris accord

At their short summit, the European Union and China - two of the world's major polluters - are set to reaffirm their stance on global warming . The line Iger used is said several times throughout "Hamilton", most notably in the song "The Room Where It Happens", in which Aaron Burr expresses his frustrations that he wasn't privy to back-channel negotiations that resulted in a stronger federal government, among other policy changes.

Theresa May's lead over Labour falls ahead of vote

Jim Messina, a polling and data adviser for the Conservative Party who worked on Barack Obama's campaign, said the YouGov numbers were stupid and that he had spent the day laughing at them. All interviews were conducted before May called the election on April 18 and before the May 22 Manchester bombing; 713 were conducted before the March 22 Westminster terrorist attack .

Trump pulls United States out of Paris climate accord

The reactions from across the business world - including oil producers, the tech sector and finance - stood apart from Trump's portrayal of the decision as a needed corrective to rules that could stymie commerce. The announcement follows Trump's decision to pull out of the climate deal that almost 200 nations agreed to in late 2015. "The administration puts its head in the sand, pretends climate change doesn't exist and then blocks the development of alternative energy", said Rep.

Leonardo DiCaprio shudders as Trump pulls USA out of Paris Agreement

The European Union's top climate change official says President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris accord makes it "a sad day for the global community". I want to reassure you that today's developments will have no impact on Apple's efforts to protect the environment. Climate change activist Leonardo DiCaprio.

Anthony Weiner expected to plead guilty in 'sexting' case

According to the New York Post , which first reported the story, Abedin filed an "anonymous versus anonymous" action in Manhattan Supreme Court and is asking the court to seal the case. Weiner , 52, was facing a single charge of transmitting obscene material to a minor. The charge is punishable with a maximum jail sentence of up to 10 years, but under the plea deal prosecutors are expect to seek between 24 and 27 months.

White House map of Israel nixes post-67 lines

Trump promised during his presidential campaign to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv and his decision to at least delay any such move represents a setback for his conservative supporters who hoped Trump would make good on his pledge.

United Kingdom resumes intelligence sharing with USA following row over leaks

In further developments, a barber shop in Manchester was raided with one theory that Abedi may have obtained hydrogen peroxide - a chemical used in the hairdressing industry but which can also be used to construct bombs - from the salon. British police have now resumed intelligence-sharing with their U.S. counterparts after a brief suspension over a series of leaks by American officials to journalists providing details of the Manchester bomb investigation.

UN Chief dismayed over Trump pulling out of Paris Accord

Former US President Barack Obama speaks after receiving the German media prize ceremony in Baden-Baden, southern Germany on May 25, 2017. Speaking in Berlin about the Paris climate change accord, he said that "China in recent years has stayed true to its commitment".

EU, China grab spotlight in climate fight after USA quits Paris deal

Each country decides for itself to which extent to reduce emissions. India was one of two countries singled out by President Donald Trump when justifying his decision to end USA involvement in the Paris Agreement on Climate Change .

Dutch politicians 'deplore' United States exit from Paris climate agreement

China may be poised to fill the breach. And the global climate change negotiation process bears witness to this. It has overtaken the U.S.in transitioning to renewable energy, generating a fifth of its electricity from renewable sources. Under former President Barack Obama, the USA had agreed under the accord to reduce polluting emissions by more than a quarter below 2005 levels by 2025.

Amazon building sorting center in Mobile

Amazon announced Thursday that it will launch another fulfillment center in Sumner. "There are a lot of contributing factors that go into our thought process on where to place a new customer fulfillment or sortation center", Robinson said.

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".

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