Local Obama says Paris climate agreement still has a chance
Author: 0 Obama says Paris climate agreement still has a chance

The former US president made the remarks in a speech to the Montreal Chamber of Commerce and got a round of applause from the business crowd for mentioning the Paris accord. It was Obama's first visit to Montreal, though he had visited Canada twice as president. Despite attempts to make him swing in that direction, Obama did not mention President Trump in his remarks.

Local Takes Stand in Sexual Assault Trial
Author: 0 Takes Stand in Sexual Assault Trial

Cosby gave her a couple of pills to help her relax", said Det. "He said to me, 'They're your friends, they will take the edge off, '" Constand testified . Pattrice Sewell says her daughter called her distraught in 1996, fearing Cosby was trying to get her fired from her job working for Cosby's agent. "She had changed considerably", Sewell said.

Local 'Covfefe' stumps 2017 National Spelling Bee Champion Ananya Vinay
Author: 0 'Covfefe' stumps 2017 National Spelling Bee Champion Ananya Vinay

A 12-year-old Californian student, Ananya Vinay , has won the 90th US Scripps National Spelling Bee competition taking home $40,000 cash prize. Vinay takes home a $40,000 cash prize and trophy, along with a $2,500 US savings bond and complete reference library, a trip to New York City and Hollywood.

Local Betsy DeVos: Schools That Receive Federal Funds Must Follow Federal Law
Author: 0 Betsy DeVos: Schools That Receive Federal Funds Must Follow Federal Law

On Tuesday, DeVos sought to clarify that she wasn't talking about a specific voucher proposal. "That data may be true nationwide, but that data is not true in New Hampshire", Shaheen replied. DeVos, a controversial cabinet choice who required a vice presidential tie-breaking vote in her Senate confirmation, favors a range of educational choices for students and parents, noting that past Washington-led reform efforts have fallen short.

Local Greg Abbott announces Special Session
Author: 0 Greg Abbott announces Special Session

The Legislature has already considered and rejected bills on numerous topics, with no indication any will pass this time. "It's clear to me the governor is panicking", Turner said. Numerous 19 items chosen by the governor focused on limiting the perceived local government overreach. The Senate passed such a bill early in the session, but the House excluded the automatic rollback election measure in its version of property tax reform .

Local Man convicted of raping six formerly Amish girls in one family
Author: 0 Man convicted of raping six formerly Amish girls in one family

Tuesday, after taking about a full day, starting Monday afternoon, to deliberate. But by 2016, all of the Stoltzfus sisters were living with Kaplan and he had been allegedly having sex with six of them. Initially, charges were filed relating to the oldest daughter. A 9-year-old testified that Kaplan began molesting her when she was 7 and the defendant told her not to tell anyone.

Local Florida woman lets snake bite baby as learning opportunity
Author: 0 Florida woman lets snake bite baby as learning opportunity

Laurent elected to take the opportunity of finding the juvenile non-poisonous red rat snake to expose [the girl] to", the report stated. The video shows a mother from Sebring, Florida, placing a plastic bin containing the snake up close to her baby who was sitting in a walker.

Author: 0 Top US diplomat steps down from Beijing post

About 42 percent of Americans said withdrawing would hurt the US economy, while 32 percent said it would help and 20 percent said it would make no difference. 1 emitter of climate-changing greenhouse gases. The signatories to " We Are Still In " say they are "delivering concrete emissions reductions that will help meet America's emissions pledge under the Paris Agreement ".

Local Trump to pull out of Paris climate deal
Author: 0 Trump to pull out of Paris climate deal

Trump had promised during the campaign to "cancel" the almost 200-nation agreement, the most comprehensive climate pact ever negotiated. McKenna said she wouldn't speculate on President Donald Trump's decision but added that there are economic opportunities that come with the agreement in addition to long-term benefits for the environment.

Author: 0 Trump, Christie center stage in race they're not part of

He poured more than $20 million into the contest and won endorsements from the state's powerful county political machines. Guadagno defeated Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli , Nutley Commissioner Steve Rogers, Ocean County landscape business owner and actor Joseph "Rudy" Rullo and Atlantic County engineer Hirsh Singh .

Local Storms possible this evening, with more sunshine for Tuesday
Author: 0 Storms possible this evening, with more sunshine for Tuesday

Thunderstorms could bring heavy wind and hail to parts of the county, NWS said. Friday night will be partly cloudy with lows in the upper 60s. Saturday will be mostly sunny with highs in the upper 80s. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Expect highs on Monday of 77 degrees. Best chances for thunder are along the Cascades.

Author: 0 Leaders say world will abide by Paris Accord, with or without US

She said also that Trump may unknowingly have crossed a line with important centres of power within the United States, a fact that could play against him in the 2018 mid-term elections in which all 435 House of Representative seats and 34 of the 100 Senate seats will be up for grabs.

Local Big Triple G-Alvarez title fight to be in Las Vegas
Author: 0 Big Triple G-Alvarez title fight to be in Las Vegas

AT&T Stadium has had to be content with such off-Las Vegas matchups. "I am thrilled to return to T-Mobile Arena, and to give the fans the best fight that can be made in our sport today", said Canelo. Despite rumors that Golden Boy Promotions wanted to stage the fight in a stadium, and that places like Madison Square Garden, AT&T Stadium in Dallas, and Dodger Stadium in LA were all in play, De La Hoya chose to keep the fight in the boxing capital of the world.

Local Justices side with religious hospitals in pension dispute
Author: 0 Justices side with religious hospitals in pension dispute

In recent decades, religious hospitals petitioned the IRS to have their pension plans be considered so-called "church plans", which meant the plans would be exempt from federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) rules. The hospitals - New Jersey-based Saint Peter's Healthcare System , California-based Advocate Health Care Network and Illinois-based Dignity Health - appealed, warning the rulings could expose them to billions of dollars in liability.

Author: 0 Trump to embrace privatization of air traffic control system

The initiative proposes new reforms to congress . Trump said this reflects what air traffic controllers want. It also would drastically shorten project approval times . Monday's announcement is part of a week-long series of proposals to overhaul the country's aging infrastructure as the White House confronts a growing probe into alleged ties between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation.

Local 3 ex-Penn State officials sent to jail in Sandusky scandal
Author: 0 3 ex-Penn State officials sent to jail in Sandusky scandal

All three will then be placed under house arrest for the remainder of their sentences. Spanier, whose total sentence was four to 12 months incarceration, will be on probation for two years and must pay a $7,500 fine, according to spokesman for Pennsylvania's attorney general's office, Joe Grace, CNN reported.

Author: 0 New England states join Paris climate goal alliance

On the worldwide stage, Mr Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the deal drew notable outrage. Trump announced the withdrawal on Thursday, tapping into his "America First" campaign theme. The president of the United States has proclaimed global warming to be a hoax perpetrated by the Chinese. Standing in the White House Rose Garden on Thursday afternoon, Donald Trump looked all too much like the legendary King Canute, who planted his throne on the seashore and feebly tried ...

Author: 0 Putin dismisses US claims about Trump, Russia and elections

Russian President Vladimir Putin's comments in a recent sit-down with NBC News' Megyn Kelly suited his own strategy, a former USA ambassador to Russia told CNBC on Monday. "He used to be in the security services", Mr Putin said. "No such proposal ever reached me". "Listen, his boss is the Minister of Foreign Affairs", he said.

Author: 0 Sheriff: 6 dead, including shooter, in Florida workplace shooting

The crime scene is in a business in an industrial park area, and deputies appeared to be focused on one particular building. One victim succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. The story has been edited to correct Jacobs to Orange County mayor, not Orlando mayor, and the spelling of the sheriff's surname to Demings, not Demmings.

Local Harvard rescinds offers to incoming freshmen over hateful memes
Author: 0 Harvard rescinds offers to incoming freshmen over hateful memes

When Harvard got wind of the group, school officials pulled the acceptance offers of about 10 incoming students who were a part of the online chat group. Boston 25 News has reached out to Harvard University for a comment and precise count of rescinded admissions and will bring you that information on-air and online once the university responds.

Author: 0 Former Penn State President Spanier gets jail time in Sandusky case

Sandusky was found guilty the next year of sexually abusing 10 boys and is serving a prison sentence of 30 to 60 years while he appeals his conviction. Sandusky was not arrested until 2011 , after an anonymous email to a county prosecutor led investigators to approach McQueary. Boccabella said Paterno "could have made that phone call without so much as getting his hands dirty".

Local Three found dead in Washington County
Author: 0 Three found dead in Washington County

Detectives had been trying to reach him and had put out an attempt to locate in connection with the deaths of the three people, whose bodies were found Sunday. Police believe he could be driving a blue 1997 Dodge Ram. He should be considered armed and risky. "Shortly after 8:00 am, the Monroe County, Indiana Sheriff's Department received a tip that Richard Lee Burton , Jr's vehicle was parked at the Blackwell Horse Camp in Monroe County near State Road 446".

Author: 0 Texas advances school transgender bathroom law

Passage of the bill could be significant to the state's meetings and events industry, as similar legislation in North Carolina prompted a backlash from the state's hospitality and events industry . that Governor Abbott will sign it and it will be law", Frank said, "and we'll have, I hope, more people serving and free to serve children in the state of Texas".

Author: 0 Grande returns to Manchester to honor victims with benefit

The choir's cover of the song quickly went viral after they performed it in tribute to the Manchester bombing victims . "I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for being here today", the singer said between songs. The singer took to the stage after a one-minute silence for those who lost their lives. American singer-songwriter Pharrell Williams got the crowd on their feet after an emotional set by Robbie, playing his catchy tune Get Lucky.

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