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OECD holds out hope US may return to Paris climate pact

He said the U.S. would stop implementing measures to meet its commitments under the agreement to cut emissions by 26-28% on 2005 levels by 2025, and end funding for poor countries to cope with climate change . Mrs May continued that 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", a Downing Street spokesperson said. Read More

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Vladimir Putin Suggests American Hackers Framed Russia

Russian leader Vladimir Putin clashed with Megyn Kelly in St. Petersburg on Friday, once again insisting that his government played no role in influencing last year's presidential election through covert hacking . He asked: "If you're not intending to attack anybody, why increase your military spending?" Putin also called on U.S. businessmen on to help restore normal dialogue with Washington, saying good U.S. Read More

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Car runs into London Bridge pedestrians; multiple injuries

He said he threw chairs, glasses and bottles at the attackers in a bid to stop them. People were warned to avoid the area while emergency vehicles attended to the incidents which police described as "ongoing". An eyewitness told CNN he saw a van drive down the bridge at a high rate of speed, swerving toward pedestrians. They started running up the road and I was yelling: "Everybody run, they're terrorists run, run, run, they're stabbing everyone". Read More

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9 people dead in London attacks; President Trump responds

Mark Rowley, head of counter-terrorism for Metropolitan Police, said police believe all of the attackers were killed, but investigations are underway to ensure there are no more. BBC reporter Holly Jones, who was on the London Bridge at the time of that incident, told the network several people were hurt after a white van swerved and hit a crowd of people while it was crossing London Bridge . Read More

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Sanders slams Trump for insulting Germany

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker called Mr Trump's decision "seriously wrong", while the commissioner for climate action and energy, Miguel Arias Canete, said "the world can continue to count on Europe for global leadership in the fight against climate change ". Read More

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White House Just Won't Say If Trump Believes in Climate Change

EPA Director Scott Pruitt said Friday that he and the president never discussed what his views were on whether climate change is real. "That was a policy decision", Tillerson told reporters. Plank is one of several CEOs to speak out against Trump's decision. Even the Mayor of Pittsburgh has spoken out to support the Agreement, a city which Trump cited would be harmed by the global agreement. Read More

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Donald Trump and Angela Merkel 'get along very well': White House

Each time we think we can't get any more embarrassed or disgusted over the talk and actions of President Donald Trump , we find we can, in fact , be more embarrassed - and disgusted. This being high-profile, head-to-head diplomacy, and Trump being a prior antagonist of Merkel (" What she's done in Germany is insane "), North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (" obsolete "), the European Union (" basically a vehicle for Germany "), Brussels ("a hellhole "), and the " global power structure ... Read More

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Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh with heavy wind and rain

Shamsul Alam, a Rohingya community leader, told Reuters news agency damage in different camps was severe with nearly all the 10,000 thatched huts in the Balukhali and Kutupalong camps destroyed. It is also the month of Ramadan. Many Bangladeshis in coastal areas were in the same situation, he added. Some low-lying areas around the main port city of Chittagong - home to millions of people - were inundated by storm surges, authorities said. Read More

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Trump retweets report based on anonymous source after blasting anonymous sources

Trump retweets report based on anonymous source after blasting anonymous sources

The dismissive remarks were posted on Twitter on Sunday. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says he doesn't know if those reports are true but describes back-channel communications as a " good thing ". CNN political analyst Chris Cillizza also said he doesn't believe Kushner was "lone-wolfing" it at the time , but was following orders from his father-in-law or Michael Flynn, who would later be booted as Trump's national security advisor over his ties to Russian Federation. Read More

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Six Civilians, Three Attackers Dead In London Terror Attacks

While categorising the events at London Bridge and Borough Market as terrorism, the Met said that a third incident, in the Vauxhall area, had been determined to have no connection to what happened at the other locations. Nick Brandon of the British Transport Police control room says he has received reports of an incident possibly involving a knife and a vehicle. I want to express my huge gratitude to the police and emergency services who are on the scene. Read More

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Chinese premier leads calls to keep up fight against global warming

Chinese premier leads calls to keep up fight against global warming

President Trump has announced that the U.S. will be withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement, it is expected that the U.S. will expand its oil production even more sharply", said analysts at German bank Commerzbank. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Britain would continue to press the U.S.to reduce unsafe emissions even if Trump pulls out. While travelling overseas last week, Mr Trump was repeatedly pressed to stay in the deal by European leaders as well as Pope Francis. Read More

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Rahul Gandhi to address public meeting in Andhra on Sunday

Rahul Gandhi to address public meeting in Andhra on Sunday

Rama Rao said it was another pioneering step by Telangana, which has been consistently ranked number one in the country in terms of number of e-transactions per thousand population. As per the declared schedule, the Congress President has to be elected by October 15. "Do you want to waste your strength and future with the four member family? Is it "bangaru" (golden) Telangana?" he asked. Read More

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Christy Clark to stay on as B.C

If the NDP forms government with the support of the Greens, Darcy is confident the power-sharing deal will last until the next provincial election as the Greens have committed to supporting the NDP on confidence and supply motions, which are required for a government to hold power. Read More

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Death toll rises to six in London attacks, three suspects shot dead

It is at this point that armed officers confronted the three male suspects, who were shot and killed in Borough Market. Metropolitan police confirmed an incident but released few details. London [U.K.], June 4 (ANI): A van moved down a number of pedestrians on the London Bridge , injuring several. Trump seemed to use the incident as inspiration for a new tweet about his proposed travel ban , which is now locked in legal limbo. Read More

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London Bridge terror attacks: What we know

The incident bore similarities to a March attack on Westminster Bridge, west of London Bridge, in which a man killed five people after driving into a crowd of pedestrians before stabbing a police officer in the grounds of parliament. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull: "Prayers and resolute solidarity are today as always with the people of Britain in the face of the shocking terrorist attacks in London ". Read More

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Germany, China rally behind climate pact

Germany, China rally behind climate pact

The leaders of France, Germany and Italy said in a joint statement that they regretted the United States' decision to withdraw from the accord, but affirmed "our strongest commitment" to implement its measures and encouraged "all our partners to speed up their action to combat climate change". Read More

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Zimmermann leads Tigers to win over White Sox

Zimmermann leads Tigers to win over White Sox

J.D. Martinez blasted his ninth home run of the season on Friday as the Tigers routed the White Sox 15-5. Even Dixon Machado got in on the fun, driving in Jose Iglesias with a single to center field. Tigers: DH Victor Martinez went 0 for 4 in his return to the lineup after leaving Friday's game with flu-like symptoms. Manager Brad Ausmus asked for a replay review on the play but was told it was too late to do so by home plate umpire Manny Gonzalez - the rule change for this season states a ... Read More

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California governor looks abroad for climate changes allies

California governor looks abroad for climate changes allies

See more reactions from world leaders to the USA withdrawal from the Paris accord here. Brown discussed his plans in a telephone interview after U.S. California's system, which is known as "cap and trade" already is linked to Canada's Quebec market. "I think that is a heavy lift to include Chinese provinces", Brown said , noting the tough task of including a country the size of China into the relatively small carbon market. Read More

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Trump's withdrawal from climate pledges 'detrimental' for Africa

Trump's withdrawal from climate pledges 'detrimental' for Africa

Prime Minister Theresa May expressed her "disappointment" to Trump about the move when they spoke on Thursday, Number 10 said. Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have said that President Donald Trump misunderstood their research on climate change when he used it to justify his decision to withdraw the United States from the landmark Paris climate agreement . Read More

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