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Author: 0 Trump to announce decision on Paris climate pact Thursday

The President also tweeted: "I will be announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days". The United States, under former President Barack Obama, had committed to reduce its emissions by 26 percent to 28 percent from 2005 levels by 2025.

Author: 0 Comey set to testify June 8 on Russian Federation

The two countries also made a decision to hold the first triServices exercises, named "Indra-2017", this year and start joint manufacturing of frigates, adding on to the coproduction of Kamov-226 military helicopters. Speaking at a meeting with senior editors of leading global news agencies, Putin also alleged that some evidence pointing at Russian hackers' participation in cyberattacks - he didn't specify which - could have been falsified in an attempt to smear Russia.

Author: 0 Trump's tweeted typo covfefe becoming vanity license plates

When asked at tech publication Re/code's Code Conference on Wednesday, Clinton offered her own take on covfefe's meaning, joking that the word was Trump's way of speaking in code to Russian officials, according to Politico . Along with the rest of us, late night TV hosts were beyond perplexed trying to decode POTUS' latest gaffe: mysteriously ending a tweet with the word "covfefe." "Despite the constant negative press covfefe ", the President tweeted at 12.06 a.m.in the American ...

World Renewable energy expected to continue growth, despite Trump
Author: 0 Renewable energy expected to continue growth, despite Trump

What is not yet clear is whether Trump plans to initiate a formal withdrawal from the Paris accord, which under the terms of the agreement could take three years, or exit the underlying United Nations climate change treaty on which the accord was based.

World Trump's use of private cellphone raises security concerns
Author: 0 Trump's use of private cellphone raises security concerns

As per protocol, phone calls between world leaders are carefully orchestrated affairs, planned weeks in advance; they're arranged it this way so that world leaders can speak about important and private matters on a secure line. The President's own son-in-law, White House senior staffer Jared Kushner , is under Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny for his alleged attempts to open a secret communication channel with the Kremlin.

Author: 0 Trump is broadening his search for FBI director

Trump's difficulty in finding a Comey replacement parallel his early stumbles in locating a successor for Flynn . The appointment of Mueller as a special counsel in the Russian Federation investigation had raised concerns among some members of Congress that his probe could scuttle the chance for Congress and the public to hear directly from Comey.

World NSW Police await body ID in Leveson case
Author: 0 NSW Police await body ID in Leveson case

Matthew's parents have never given up hope of finding their son's body and had even taken the search for Matthew's body into their own hands. Atkins was charged with Leveson's murder and manslaughter in 2009 but a jury found him not guilty.

World Dem senators pressed FBI, Comey to probe Sessions' contact with Russians
Author: 0 Dem senators pressed FBI, Comey to probe Sessions' contact with Russians

CNN cited unnamed "Republican and Democratic Hill sources and intelligence officials briefed on the investigation". Investigators are reportedly scrutinizing if the pair huddled on the sidelines of now-President Trump's foreign policy address at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington on April 27, 2016.

World Pens, Preds could have same lineups for Game 2 of Cup Final
Author: 0 Pens, Preds could have same lineups for Game 2 of Cup Final

Well, if I were the one choosing (and I'm not), history would be made. You could argue that without Guentzel's scoring, both in terms of quantity and quality, the Penguins are not where the are today. Pittsburgh vowed to put more pressure on Rinne than it managed in their 5-3 victory in Game 1 , a win they managed despite going 37 minutes without throwing a single puck Rinne's way and none in the second period, the first time that's happened since the National Hockey League started ...

World Malaysia Airlines plane diverted over disruptive passenger
Author: 0 Malaysia Airlines plane diverted over disruptive passenger

The passenger appeared to be drunk, he said - but was overpowered by the plane's crew. Heavily armed police wearing full tactical gear came aboard and arrested the man. Police have not revealed what type of electronic device the man was carrying, but have said it was nothing unusual or risky. He noted that the passengers' safety was the main concern, and that the suspect was safely taken off the plane.

World Likening govt to Sicilian mafia damaging for Pakistan's image: spokesman
Author: 0 Likening govt to Sicilian mafia damaging for Pakistan's image: spokesman

It was added that the government had responded with rage right after ex-Senator Nehal Hashmi's video and took disciplinary measures. "Listen! You ask the son of Nawaz Sharif to submit his account detail. Justice Ejaz also observed that they had directed the Supreme Court registrar to nominate persons for the [Panama case] JIT. When AGP urged the court to ban media talk on Panama Papers issue, Justice Azmat told him that his government was making a mess, saying "we dealt dictators but they ...

World Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh, hundreds of thousands evacuated
Author: 0 Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh, hundreds of thousands evacuated

Under the influence of the cyclonic storm, "the low-lying" areas of the coastal districts and their offshore islands were likely to be inundated by storm surge of 4-5 feet height above normal astronomical tide, the Met office said. The cyclone weakened in Bangladesh by late morning as it moved inland towards India where authorities have warned of heavy rain in the northeastern states of Tripura, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh.

World West Coast Dems to govs: Create 'green wall' to counter Paris withdrawal
Author: 0 West Coast Dems to govs: Create 'green wall' to counter Paris withdrawal

Trump said he would "cancel" the deal on the campaign trial and his campaign's energy plan included a pledge to "cancel the Paris climate agreement and stop all payments of United States tax dollars to UN global warming programs". Apple CEO Tim Cook called the White House on Tuesday to urge Trump to remain in the deal, according to Bloomberg. But on Wednesday, U.S. coal company shares fell alongside renewable energy stocks following reports that Trump would pull out.

Author: 0 British PM May looks 9 seats short of parliament majority - YouGov

A later poll, a separate regular survey carried out by YouGov for Thursday's Times newspaper, showed May's Conservative Party just three percentage points ahead of the Labour opposition, which has been eating into her lead since the start of the campaign.

Author: 0 UK PM Theresa May criticized for missing election TV debate

Despite not being at the BBC Election Debate, Theresa May still found herself taking multiple hits from the other party leaders as they debated the topics of Brexit, public services, security and leadership. And in a nod to the comment by Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron who said "Theresa May might be sizing up your house", in reference to Conservative policy which would see elderly voters in England with more than £100,000 in assets have to pay for their social care costs, one ...

World Trump to announce decision on climate change Thursday
Author: 0 Trump to announce decision on climate change Thursday

Calculations suggest withdrawal could release up to 3 billion additional tons of carbon dioxide a year - enough to melt ice sheets faster, raise seas higher and trigger more extreme weather. A formal withdrawal would take years, experts say, a situation that led the president of the European Commission to speak dismissively of Trump on Wednesday.

Author: 0 May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote 1 week away

However, the bank said most polls still point to a Tory majority, albeit a smaller one than she had been hoping for. "If we get Brexit right, I am confident that that future will be bright". The Tories have overseen an "extraordinary meltdown" of their manifesto, Corbyn said. "He doesn't believe in Britain", she said in a blistering attack.

Author: 0 White House informing allies Trump will abandon climate pact

Easterm; 1900 GMT). Trump said Wednesday he was still listening to "a lot of people both ways". There have been influential voices urging Trump not to ditch the Paris accord. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi tweeted her disappointment Wednesday, calling the potential move a "stunning abdication of American leadership and a grave threat to our planet's future".

World Sarfraz reveals team combination for India clash
Author: 0 Sarfraz reveals team combination for India clash

Currently, they are ranked No.8 in the world (even below Bangladesh ) and it will be nothing short of a surprise if the men in green make it to the semis in England . Group A comprises of Australia , New Zealand , Bangladesh and England while Group B include India , Pakistan , Sri Lanka and South Africa .

World Manchester attack: Who was the suspect Salman Abedi?
Author: 0 Manchester attack: Who was the suspect Salman Abedi?

Two U.S. officials from different agencies said the photos of remnants of the Manchester bomb, which killed 22 people, and other evidence that U.S. However, the pictures of debris - which appear to show bloodstained fragments from the bomb and the backpack used to hide it - were subsequently leaked to the New York Times , prompting an angry response from within Whitehall and from United Kingdom police chiefs.

Author: 0 Trump hits out at 'fake news' about son-in-law

The channel would have been used primarily to discuss U.S. "I find it hard to believe. that he was lone wolfing it on this - that he developed a plan entirely independent of Donald Trump or Mike Flynn or anybody else", Cillizza said . "So, I don't see the big deal", Kelly said. "And that's really all that we know", she told Fox News's "Fox & Friends" on Tuesday. Kushner, is one of Trump's closest advisers.

Author: 0 Philippines lawmakers want debate on martial law amid siege

Philippine forces control most of a southern city where militants linked to the Islamic State militant group began a bloody rampage almost a week ago, authorities said Monday, as the army launched airstrikes and went house-to-house to crush areas of resistance.

World UK election goes from dull to dramatic as contest tightens
Author: 0 UK election goes from dull to dramatic as contest tightens

A shock new projection on the front page of The Times newspaper forecast a hung parliament in which the Conservatives would fall short of the 326 seats needed for a majority. But YouGov acknowledged that models could not produce estimates as accurate as a full-scale poll in each constituency. "She might be out there sizing up your house to pay for your social care", Farron joked, referring to May's manifesto commitment to allow elderly people to pay for care posthumously from the ...

Author: 0 Huma Abedin Files for Divorce From Anthony Weiner

That same month, the FBI began investigating Weiner after the North Carolina girl told the news website DailyMail.com that she and Weiner had exchanged lewd messages for several months. Acting Manhattan U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim, speaking afterward to reporters, said Weiner's conduct "was not only reprehensible, but a federal crime, one for which he is now convicted and will be sentenced".