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Michael Bloomberg, US mayors vow to meet Paris targets even without Trump

On Friday morning, Kellyanne Conway, counselor to Trump, wouldn't give a straightforward answer when asked about the president's stance on climate change during an appearance on Good Morning America . But history since then has abounded with frustration and failure. Under the Paris deal which Singapore signed last April, the Republic pledged to reduce its emissions intensity, which is the ratio of carbon emissions to each dollar of the gross domestic product, by 36 per cent from 2005 ... Read More

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Tight security and tears at benefit concert for Manchester bomb victims

Tight security and tears at benefit concert for Manchester bomb victims

Millie's Twitter followers made it happen, they all tweeted #GetAriToMillie and the hashtag started to trend. "I encourage you to choose love even when it's hard". She also talked during the show about meeting the mother of one of the victims, Olivia Campbell, 15, who died in the terrorist bombing. Grande's manager, Scooter Braun, said in a statement on Sunday that the singer's show would go on with " greater purpose " following Saturday's attack. Read More

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Gulf crisis could hit Qatar 2022

Neighbors accuse Doha of destabilizing the region by supporting militants and backing Iran. Qatar has for years presented itself as a mediator and power broker for the region's many disputes. Bahrain blamed Qatar's "media incitement, support for armed terrorist activities and funding linked to Iranian groups to carry out sabotage and spreading chaos in Bahrain" for its decision. Read More

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Trump outlines privatizing air traffic control

Trump outlines privatizing air traffic control

It is unclear if privatization would speed the rollout of new systems such as satellite-based aircraft tracking that replaces ground radar dating back to World War Two. "President Trump's proposal is the right solution for the 21st Century". Chao will again address the issue before the House Transportation Committee on Thursday. Read More

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Gianforte apologizes to reporter in acceptance speech

Gianforte was charged with a misdemeanor of assault after Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs attempted to interview the GOP standard bearer for the seat. Reporting the incident, Jacobs said, "He took me to the ground". The Associated Press declared Gianforte the victor early Friday. Gianforte must appear in court by June 7 on the misdemeanour charge, which carries a maximum penalty of six months in jail and a $500 fine. Read More

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Caught on tape: Shootout leaves two bounty hunters, fugitive dead

The 26-second video handed out by Greenville police shows the two bounty hunters moving through the vehicle showroom of the Nissan dealership in Greenville on Tuesday and then into a glass office. When the dust cleared, the three men were dead. Miraculously, no one else was hurt. In a 911 call, a woman says she's hiding in a bathroom. In an interview with FOX 4, Rick Ford, the owner of the dealership, stated the two bounty hunters had identified themselves as federal employees but had ... Read More

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U.S. carries out historic ballistic missile intercept

U.S. carries out historic ballistic missile intercept

The United States successfully shot down a mock warhead Tuesday as part of a historic test from Vandenberg Air Force Base, according to the Pentagon and the country's Missile Defense Agency ( MDA ). Physicist Laura Grego of the Union of Concerned Scientists wrote on her blog on May 19 that maritime navigation warnings suggested the interception test was for a missile with a range of 5,800 km. Read More

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North Korea fires ballistic missile, South Korea says

Kim Jong-Un has sought to ramp up North Korea's nuclear programme under his rule, saying the regime needs atomic weapons to defend itself against the threat of invasion. The Japanese government strongly denounced the North as the missile appears to have landed in waters near its territory. South Korea and Japan have condemned the launches, but North Korea has said its missile testing is in reaction to threats against it by the South, the United States and Japan. Read More

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Manchester attack: Beckham says United's Europa League win 'brings happiness'

Manchester attack: Beckham says United's Europa League win 'brings happiness'

Mourinho has guided United back into the Champions League following their victory over Ajax in the Europa League final on Wednesday evening, but the Portuguese admits he is keen to "disconnect completely" during his break. They have turned up in Stockholm , and dug out a result playing the kind of football that is not Manchester United , that's my biggest beef with them. Read More

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In shadow of deadly attacks, British election campaign resumes

Police said they had seized a huge amount of forensic material in two early morning raids in east London Monday, as part of their efforts to determine if the three men who carried out Saturday's attack were part of a wider network. Met Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said she was "enormously proud" of the officer, who is in a serious condition in hospital . Islamic State, which is losing territory in Syria and Iraq to an offensive backed by a USA led coalition, said its militants were ... Read More

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Kellyanne Conway's husband tears into Trump

Kellyanne Conway's husband tears into Trump

In later tweets, Conway acknowledged that he supported the ban, but doubled down on Trump's error in sending those tweets. Conway, who is married to White House counselor Kellyanne Conway , was until last week reportedly the front-runner to become assistant attorney general of the Justice Department's civil division, a prominent role that involves defending and representing the Trump administration in court. Read More

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Orlando shooting: 5 people dead after ex-employee opens fire, police say

The massacre at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando on June 2016 killed 49 people and left dozens more injured. "If they see something that seems abnormal, they need to say something". Revenge against an employer, romantic partner or co-workers often is the motive, experts say. Of Monday's shooting at Fiamma Inc ., he sadi, "I'd be very curious in this case if they followed security industry best practices for monitoring this person's behavior". Read More

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Top US diplomat in China quits over Trump climate policy

Top US diplomat in China quits over Trump climate policy

A USA embassy spokeswoman would only confirm that Rank had made a "personal decision". "We appreciate his years of dedicated service to the State Department". CNN quoted a senior State Department official, as saying. He joined the State Department in 1990 and speaks Mandarin, French, Dari and Greek, according to his official biography . Read More

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Iran says Trump's climate pact withdrawal will isolate US

Scott said Friday that Vermont also is joining the U.S. Climate Alliance to uphold the Paris climate agreement , which was started by the Democratic governors of California, New York and Washington . The move comes a day after Republican President Donald Trump announced he is withdrawing the United States from the agreement, a pact involving almost 200 nations aimed at slowing the warming of the planet. Read More

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Australian Woman Stabbed In Throat During London Bridge Attack

Australian Woman Stabbed In Throat During London Bridge Attack

He confirmed four people were affected - two who were injured and another two people he did not provide details about. Her response reflects the sweeping response from Australian citizens who are regularly inundated with despairing news of savage acts committed against innocent members of the public in the name of religion, with three high profile incidents in the United Kingdom in recent months. Read More

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France and India to work together to combat climate change

France and India to work together to combat climate change

After holding talks with Macron , Prime Minister Modi said India was committed to "go above and beyond" the Paris agreement to protect climate for future generations as he termed the UN-brokered deal a shared legacy of the world. "Terrorism is one of the biggest challenges the world is facing today", Mr. Modi said. There is a level of interdependency between the two countries. Read More

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Corbyn challenges Theresa May over 'dementia tax'

Corbyn challenges Theresa May over 'dementia tax'

And it wasn't enough to placate the audience and he was loudly heckled. We will use a good deal to help businesses create more and better-paid jobs. There is no safe way to vote Labour , wherever you live. If you put your trust in me I will strive to be a leader worthy of our great country. "He responded saying "it is a serious and realistic document that addresses the issues that many people in this country face and we've been courageous enough to put it out there with all the ... Read More

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Japan holds evacuation drill amid tension from N. Korea

Japan holds evacuation drill amid tension from N. Korea

The Trump administration has been pressing China for help U.S. in action against North Korea , the officials of State warned North Korea that all the options are on the table if Pyongyang continues to launch its missiles. The United States pushed tough new sanctions against Pyongyang Friday at the U.N. Security Council but they were ultimately blocked by China. But North Korea told his organisation on Monday that it won't allow the visit because of United Nations sanctions adopted last ... Read More

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