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Global News Trump to announce decision on climate change Thursday
Author: 0 Trump to announce decision on climate change Thursday

State Sen. Josh McKoon, a Columbus Republican, said in a tweet that it should be up to the U.S. Senate to decide the agreement's fate. Framing his decision as "a reassertion of America's sovereignty", he said, "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris".

Author: 0 From no-hoper to crowd-puller, British Labour leader Corbyn gains ground

You can only deliver for Britain if you have the strength, the plan and the determination to see it through", she said. The Economist on Thursday backed the Liberal Democrats in Britain's upcoming general election , saying the main Conservative and Labour parties had "turned away" from liberalism.

Author: 0 On Twitter, Trump Has Long and Colorful History of Climate Skepticism

The precise mechanism for withdrawal hasn't yet been determined, and White House officials cautioned plans could change until Trump makes his decision public. The Paris agreement, negotiated by Australia and 194 other nations including the USA under President Barack Obama in 2015 in Paris, deals with greenhouse gas emissions mitigation.

Global News $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline begins service
Author: 0 $3.8 billion Dakota Access oil pipeline begins service

The pipeline , which sparked a months-long protest by Native Americans and environmental groups, is 1,172 miles long. The system has a capacity of transporting 520,000 barrels of oil per day. President Donald Trump's administration and the courts allowed the pipeline to be completed earlier this year. The pipeline company, Energy Transfer Partners , argues that the pipeline represents a "more environmentally responsible manner than other modes of transportation, including rail or truck".

Global News Trump May Be Prepping to Slash and Burn Obama's Cuba Policy
Author: 0 Trump May Be Prepping to Slash and Burn Obama's Cuba Policy

The rollback is unlikely to completely sever diplomatic ties or shutter the U.S. Embassy in Havana, but may include reimposing limits on banking, people-to-people exchanges, exporting Cuban cigars and rum, and other measures. The president made a historic visit to the island nation last year - the first American president to do so since Calvin Coolidge almost 90 years ago.

Author: 0 Is a White House, Trump administration shake-up underway?

Clapper previously testified before a Senate judiciary subcommittee that he was not aware of any evidence demonstrating collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian Federation - but he also said he had been unaware of an FBI investigation into the matter until former FBI Director James Comey announced it publicly at a House hearing in March.

Global News Anthony Weiner Cries Before Pleading Guilty To Sexting 15-Year-Old Girl
Author: 0 Anthony Weiner Cries Before Pleading Guilty To Sexting 15-Year-Old Girl

The case came to the attention of the Federal Bureau of Investigation last year when the 15-year-old girl in North Carolina told the Daily Mail about her online communications with Weiner . The investigation led FBI agents to seize his laptop computer, which led to the discovery of a new cache of emails that Clinton had sent to Abedin.

Global News UK's Labour Party Invigorated By New Polls Days From Election
Author: 0 UK's Labour Party Invigorated By New Polls Days From Election

The value of the British pound fell Wednesday after an opinion poll suggested next month's general election could result in a hung parliament , local media reported. The currency later rallied after the release of a Panelbase poll showing a 15 percentage point lead for the Tories, even though that survey was carried out more than a week ago.

Global News Maute members surrender, give 'very valuable' intel
Author: 0 Maute members surrender, give 'very valuable' intel

More than 100 people, including civilians, have been killed in the week-long gun battles that also forced the city's more than 200,000 residents to flee. Most of the fighters with with Maute and Abu Sayyaf are in their twenties, but there is evidence to suggest that boys as young as four years old are being used as soldiers on the frontline.

Author: 0 Video Shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Watching Attack on Washington Protesters

In its protest against Trump's decision, Turkey's foreign minister demanded Thursday that Trump dismiss the US envoy in charge of the anti-IS coalition, Brett McGurk. Senators Diane Feinstein and John McCain also expressed their "grave concern" over the incident in a letter to Erdogan. "This kind of thing can not go unresponded to diplomatically", the senator said in an interview with MSNBC .

Author: 0 Israelis Elated, Palestinians Disappointed by Trump Visit

Noah Pollak, a pro-Israel foreign policy consultant, told Gray that "if Pence, Bannon, and Friedman were running Israel policy the embassy would already be in Jerusalem ". In the same news conference, McMaster also refused to say whether or not the Western Wall is part of Israel. "And (Trump) really does want to work together with Israel in countering the threat from Jihadist Islam".

Global News Trump poised to pull out of Paris climate deal: United States media
Author: 0 Trump poised to pull out of Paris climate deal: United States media

When asked about the U.S.'s possible move Thursday, a spokesperson for China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs described climate change as a global challenge that no one country can ignore. Finland's Prime Minister Juha Sipila said that a USA withdrawal would be a big setback. "The EU and China consider climate action and the clean energy transition an imperative more important than ever", the statement, by European Council President Donald Tusk, European Commission President Jean-Claude ...

Author: 0 Trump has fairly 'unbelievable relationship' with Merkel: WH

They are based on conversations with German and European officials, who declined to be named. Spicer said that Trump feels he and Merkel have a "fairly unbelievable" relationship. "She is testing the waters for a more forthcoming policy towards France". As the German leader starts to focus on general elections in September and her bid for a fourth term in office, the trans-Atlantic rift could further deepen.

Author: 0 Britain may be heading for hung Parliament

But that plan could backfire - Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has been successfully focusing his campaign on domestic policy rather than Brexit . Any party that wanted to form a government could also seek the support of the Scottish National Party, which is anti-Brexit but also wants to break up the United Kingdom.

Author: 0 Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn go back to Brexit

Delivering his own Brexit message yesterday, Mr Corbyn said the Tories' Brexit strategy would cause a "jobs meltdown" and mocked the United Kingdom government's lead Brexit ministers for their claims that the NHS would get £350 million after the United Kingdom left the EU.

Author: 0 Trump Slams NATO Allies Standing Feet Away for Not 'Paying…

Trump irritated European Union leaders during his election campaign previous year by hailing Brexit and suggesting other countries might follow Britain out of the 28-nation bloc. Trump also held talks with new French President Emmanuel Macron, with the pair appearing to engage in a brief yet freakish battle to see who could shake hands the hardest.

Global News Turkey Reproaches US Over Arming Kurdish YPG in Syria
Author: 0 Turkey Reproaches US Over Arming Kurdish YPG in Syria

Pentagon spokesman Eric Pahon said Tuesday's weapons delivery to the Syrian Kurds marked the beginning of a campaign to better equip Kurdish allies that the USA -led coalition believes are the best fighting force against ISIS , even though arming them has infuriated North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey.

Author: 0 India, Russia are 'natural partners' in fighting terrorism: Modi

The two sides also issued a joint statement in which the two leaders welcomed the recent positive developments in bilateral trade and investment partnership, buoyed by the positive economic outlook in both countries and called for stronger ties between the businesses of the two countries.

Global News Kremlin says Russia committed to Paris pact
Author: 0 Kremlin says Russia committed to Paris pact

Li used Thursday's meeting with Merkel to reaffirm China's commitment to "steadfastly" implement the Paris climate agreement, even if the United States pulls out. "The EU and China consider climate action and the clean energy transition an imperative more important than ever", the statement, by European Council President Donald Tusk, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and China's Li, will say.

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

Turnout among young voters is modelled differently by each polling firm, which helped account for the wide range of different estimates on the Conservatives' polling lead - now between 3 and 12 percentage points. "How dare you call a general election and then run away from the debate?" he added. "The brighter future we want for our country will not just happen", she will warn.

Author: 0 Tiger Woods seen confused, stumbling on police dashcam video

In a statement, the 14-time major champion said: "I didn't realise the mix of medications had affected me so strongly". Video footage of Tiger Woods being arrested for allegedly driving under the influence has been released by police in the US.

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

Britain's Prime Minister and Conservative party leader Theresa May delivers a speech at Ultima Furniture, while on the General Election campaign trail, in Pontefract, West Yorkshire, England , Thursday June 1, 2017 . The Conservatives' other coalition options are limited. "With less of a Tory majority in government , a harder, shorter and more uncertain Brexit timeline would be the most obvious outcome, and with this sterling would likely retrace its rise seen since April".

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

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk joined the bevy of voices including those of Apple CEO Tim Cook and leaders at 25 other businesses, including Google, Microsoft, and Facebook , that hope to persuade Trump from withdrawing from the US commitment to reducing carbon emissions in an effort to stave off global warming.

Global News Concealed carry of handguns could become easier in the Tar Heel State
Author: 0 Concealed carry of handguns could become easier in the Tar Heel State

Officials representing public schools expressed concerns that provision in the bill eliminating the state's gun free school zone law will make things more unsafe for students and staff. "Simply put, the majority of my members believe guns and children aren't a good mix", said Dan Rossmiller, director of government relations for the Wisconsin Association of School Boards.

Author: 0 Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in 'friendly fire'

The strike was targeting the allegedly Islamic-State-Group-affilliated Maute fighters, who the government has been battling for nine days. About 100 militants, troops and civilians have been killed. He noted that some Marawi residents they received reports the people saw "a lot of foreign-looking fighters" in the area. Islamic State flags around Marawi have been spotted by media.

Author: 0 Kushner Lying Low After Russia-Related Reports

Kushner spoke with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak about facilitating sensitive discussions to explore the incoming administration's options with Russia as it developed its Syria policy. But Mr Kushner was defended by John Kelly, Mr Trump's Homeland Security secretary, who said his actions had been appropriate. But that's the whole point.

Author: 0 June 8 Poll: Theresa May Defends UK Political Debate Boycott

As seen in his well-attended campaign rallies, Mr Corbyn enjoys being on the stump, while Mrs May, since her U-turn on social care, appears a little chastened. At a press conference in Westminster, Mr Corbyn suggested that he planned to be celebrating a victory rather than engaging in negotiations with other parties after the election.

Author: 0 WaPost: Russians Might Get US Diplomatic Compounds Back

Trump's willingness to give them back shows where his allegiances are: with Putin and not with the American people. In addition, 35 Russian officials were named as " intelligence operatives " and expelled from the country. Petersburg, according to a report by The Washington Post . The Trump administration has not announced a decision on the matter. Senior Tillerson adviser R.C.

Author: 0 Putin: Russian state has never been involved in hacking

He also argued hackers could not influence the outcome of elections as public opinion was not that easy to manipulate. "I'm deeply convinced that no hackers can radically influence another country's election campaign", Putin said, A.P. Putin said that hackers "are like artists" who choose their targets depending how they feel "when they wake up in the morning." He added that Moscow still hopes to forge a constructive dialogue with Trump.

Author: 0 Afghans mourn a day after massive truck bombing kills 90

Wednesday's blast was the latest in a string of attacks in Kabul . A spokesman for Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs has told CNN the ministry will respond later Thursday. Sixteen years after the USA toppling of the Taliban, it is clear that the Afghan state can not defeat it militarily. "It used to be that Kabul was this island of security.

Author: 0 James Comey to testify in Senate hearing on Russian Federation

Comey has reportedly said that Trump tried to dissuade him from pursuing a probe into the president's then-National Security Advisor Michael Flynn. The committee said Mr Comey would testify in an open session at 10am (3pm Irish time) followed by a closed session.

Author: 0 White House reiterates Trump's support for strong US

Although Trump's move keeps the embassy in Tel Aviv for the foreseeable future, the White House said the president wasn't abandoning his repeated pledge to move it. The US said its policy on Jerusalem has not changed and that Jerusalem's status must be negotiated between Israelis and Palestinians. The whole matter boils down to symbolism.

Global News Reinhold Hanning, Auschwitz Guard in 170K Deaths, Dies at 95
Author: 0 Reinhold Hanning, Auschwitz Guard in 170K Deaths, Dies at 95

Hanning was convicted last year and sentenced to five years in prison , though never served time behind bars as his case was still being appealed. Be Civil - It's OK to have a difference in opinion but there's no need to be a jerk. "I could see how corpses were taken back and forth or moved out", he said. He has denied participating in mass killings, but prosecutors argued that, as a guard, Hanning helped facilitate the murders.

Author: 0 Trump expected to withdraw from Paris climate agreement

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt , an oil industry ally and climate change doubter. China said Thursday that it will work with the European Union to uphold the global agreement on climate change even if the US pulls out.

Global News Trump's Communications Director Mike Dubke Set to Leave White House
Author: 0 Trump's Communications Director Mike Dubke Set to Leave White House

White House Communications Director Mike Dubke is out, CBS News has confirmed. The daily cited an email to friends by Dubke in which he wrote: "It has been my great honour to serve President Trump and this administration". Last month, aides were forced to take immediate action to prevent Trump from withdrawing from NAFTA without any staff preparation or alerting Mexico or Canada.

Global News Philippines: 'Foreigners' fighting with Isis-linked militants in Marawi
Author: 0 Philippines: 'Foreigners' fighting with Isis-linked militants in Marawi

Military leaders say the Maute's motivation for taking the city was to raise its profile and earn recognition from Isis. MARAWI , Philippines (AP) - Philippine forces found the bodies of what appeared to be eight executed civilians as authorities launched fresh airstrikes Sunday to drive militants linked to the Islamic State group out of a besieged southern city.