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Mayor Bowser signs executive order binding DC to the Paris Climate Accord

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Climate Alliance , all committing to uphold the Paris Accord. The initiative supports a vision of 100% clean and renewable energy in communities nationwide. Jackson says a worldwide plan to address climate change is "simply the right thing to do". "The U.S. Conference of Mayors took the lead to protect our planet due to climate change when our national government did not sign onto the Kyoto Protocol". Read More »

Trump supporters rally outside White House for 'Pittsburgh Not Paris' event

President Donald Trump left the Paris climate accords Thursday, joining Syria and Nicaragua as the only nations outside of the pact meant to curb climate change . "As you know, China did not have to take any steps of compliance until 2030". "They were happy because they secured a landmark victory for the future of the planet, you f****** egomaniac". Read More »

Trump on Twitter (June 5) - Travel Ban, London Attack

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Trump's suggestion that changes to the ban - which, among other things, temporarily restricts travel to the USA from several Muslim-majority countries - were due to political correctness could hamper his administration's legal argument that the executive order did not target Muslims. Read More »

Bloomberg to Give $15M for US' Share of Paris Agreement

He claims the agreement would have disastrous effects, not only on U.S.jobs, but also on the nation's financial situation - given the requirement to spend billions on reducing pollution and helping other countries to do so. military's consensus on the risks of climate change to security. The thing is, the study isn't meant to give the full picture on what can happen if the agreement is implemented well. Read More »

Cosby's sex assault trial to begin after years of US allegations

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Cosby admitted to authorities that the incident took place, but insisted it was consensual, according to a criminal complaint. In 2005, Constand, the director of operations for the women's basketball team at Temple at the time, told police she was drugged and assaulted by Cosby , a Temple alumnus who was 37 years her senior. Read More »

Arab nations cut ties with Qatar, saying it backs terror

Qatar and Turkey of backing Islamists in Libya , including the Muslim Brotherhood. "Whilst Qatar is the member of the USA coalition against IS, wealthy individuals have reportedly made donations to extremist groups and the government is also accused of supporting extremists - allegations that Qatar vehemently deny", Tamas Varga, oil associates analyst at PVM, said in an email on Monday. Read More »

IS claims responsibility for London attack

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The report comes as British police on June 4 said they had arrested 12 people in Barking, east London, in the investigation related to the attack that occurred around 10 p.m. "There was sirens everywhere, people screaming, the glass was smashed in one shop". He said it took him 20 minutes to carry her across the bridge, stumbling all the way. Read More »

Former PSU President will do jail time and house arrest

Sandusky is now serving a 30- to-60-year sentence for abusing 10 boys, but is appealing. Spanier and two other former university administrators were each sentenced Friday to at least two months in jail for failing to alert authorities to a 2001 allegation against ex-assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky , a decision that enabled the now-convicted serial predator to continue molesting boys. Read More »

Powerball jackpot jumps to $375M

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Winners have 180 days from the drawing to claim their prize, and 60 days to receive the cash option, which would be an estimated $235.4 million. Three Match 5 tickets worth $1 million were sold in Florida, New York and Ohio. Virgin Islands. Powerball fever is heating up once again as the lottery's jackpot grows to one of its biggest payouts ever. For the latest on Michigan Lottery, check out the official Michigan Lottery site , which also offers more information on instant tickets, ... Read More »

Kellyanne Conway Says Media Should Stop Covering Donald Trump's Tweets

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His tweet knocking Trump is the first that he has posted since 2015. "This obsession with covering everything he says on Twitter and very little of what he does as President", Conway said . For every time you said, "Russia, ' imagine if you said 'ISIS"; every time you said 'Twitter, ' imagine if you said 'terrorists.' Maybe we'd have a different type of vigilance. Read More »

Suspect wanted for Washington Co., IN triple murder believed dead

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Police say that based on information in the investigation by ISP detectives, they "believe Richard Lee Burton Jr. was responsible for the deaths of all three victims". Police have not yet identified the bodies or the cause of death but they believe the victims were murdered, and that Burton was living at the address when they died, WDRB reported. Read More »

UN chief: Climate action 'unstoppable,' nations should stay course

Merkel, whose country hosts this year's global climate summit, called Trump's decision "extremely regrettable, and that's putting it very mildly". "Americans are not walking away from the Paris Climate Agreement ", Bloomberg added. But Kiene urged leaders to translate their words into actions. The goal is to cap global temperatures from rising more than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. Read More »

Heatwave's Weather: Shower Chance ends by Tuesday

A good deal of sunshine and warm temperatures will make for great beach day or any outdoor activities. Showers and thunderstorms already moving through the Mid-South. Tonight will be mild with most areas dry. Sunday sees partly sunny skies with the chance for some light showers through lunchtime. Next week looks to remain dry for the first part of the week with highs back in the upper 80s to around 90° on Monday before dropping down in the low-mid 80s the rest of the week. Read More »

Trump's Paris pullout sparks protests and new climate pledges around the world

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On Thursday, a group of 83 mayors, representing cities such as Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, Atlanta, and Pittsburgh, separately pledged to meet Paris commitments. At the White House last week, Trump announced he would pull the United States from the agreement and seek to negotiate a "deal that's fair". The US president believes that by withdrawing from the deal regarding the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions , he can strike up a better deal for his great country. Read More »

Islamic State claims responsibility for London terror attacks

All three attackers were fatally shot shortly after carrying out the attacks. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says a Canadian was among those killed in Saturday night's terror attack in London . On May 22, a British suicide bomber killed 22 people and injured dozens at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester. The attack has received widespread condemnation from political leaders, with London mayor Sadiq Khan calling it "deliberate and cowardly". Read More »

Canadian Dude Mows Lawn With Tornado Behind Him

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The Times Colonist says there have been no reports of injuries, but some photos appear to show some damage in the area. The tornado that appeared within touching distance of the Wessels' home did not claim lives but damaged some structures. Read More »

Trump Makes America Covfefe Again on 'Full Frontal' With Sam Bee

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A NY driver claimed the personalized license plate bearing the letters " COVFEFE " a little more than an hour after Trump tweeted the "word" from his Twitter account after midnight Wednesday, only to remove the tweet six hours later. " Covfefe " also made its way into the Urban Dictionary, a website that collates online word submissions. A day later, White House Press Secretary attempted to downplay the issue saying: "The president and a small group of people know exactly what he meant". Read More »

New Opposition Emerges As Trump Pushes For Travel Ban

The Justice Department on Thursday formally asked the Supreme Court to let a ban on visitors from six mostly Muslim countries and refugees from around the world to be put in place. "We need the Travel Ban as an extra level of safety", Trump tweeted. "We renew our resolve, stronger than ever before, to protect the United States and its allies from a vile enemy that has waged war on innocent life". Read More »

4 things to expect when ex-FBI director Comey testifies on Russian Federation

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Russian President Vladimir Putin strongly denied he had any compromising material about US President Donald Trump in a sometimes combative televised interview broadcast on Sunday. Conway also took several shots at Comey - noting that after his last testimony, he had to release a letter correcting his statement that former Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin had forwarded thousands of emails to husband Anthony Weiner's computer. Read More »

Trump says Joe Lieberman is front-runner for Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

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Mr. Keating said that some of Mr. Trump's ideas, like scrutinizing people who enter the country, were sound, but that he was unsure he could support the presumptive Republican nominee. As soon as he made the announcement, however, Democrats fumed, accusing him of simply trying to suppress Comey's Russian Federation investigation. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, went on a long disquisition about his many problems with Lieberman, including his undermining of former president Barack Obama's nuclear deal ... Read More »

Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump to Review DC Life Every 6 Months

With all eyes on President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner amid allegations that he attempted to establish an unorthodox back-channel with Russians during the presidential transition, a Wall Street Journal report reveals just how many eggs Kushner has in his basket. Read More »

Putin plays down ties with President Trump's ex-adviser Flynn

Blunt says "let's find out what happened and bring this to a conclusion". In an interview with NBC News' Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly , a preview of which was released to media, Putin said United States hackers could have made it look like Russian Federation was responsible for political reasons. Read More »

President Trump Breaks Silence of Kushner Reports, Dismisses As 'Fake News'

This week, that means dealing with the continuation of the investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russian officials during the transition into the White House. Allen said it's highly likely those sources were people inside the White House, very close to Trump or Kushner. "The relationships Jared was able to establish during the transition helped develop this phenomenal worldwide trip that they just came back from", Ms. Read More »

London attack: What we know

Saturday night's rampage at a popular nightlife hub around London Bridge by three men wearing fake suicide vests was the third deadly terror attack in Britain in less than three months and came only days before a general election. "One of the things we can do is show that we aren't going to be cowed is by voting on Thursday and making sure that we understand the importance of our democracy, our civil liberties and our human rights", Khan said. Read More »

Does Comey have one more bombshell to reveal on Russia-Trump collusion?

Trump later fired Comey, prompting the appointment of Robert Mueller, Comey's predecessor as FBI director, as a special counsel to investigate the extent of Russia's interference in the US election, whether there was collusion with the Trump campaign and whether Trump attempted to obstruct the investigation. Read More »

Sailing-Oracle Team USA get America's Cup headstart with New Zealand win

Spithill hailed the impact of Tom Slingsby , Oracles tactician, while taking a dig at Team New Zealands tactical set-up. Emirates Team New Zealand kept up the pressure on defending America's Cup champions Oracle Team USA on Friday, beating SoftBank Team Japan and drawing level on points with the US team who were convincingly beaten by Sweden's Artemis Racing. Read More »

Golf roundup: Dufner threatening to turn Memorial into runaway

EUROPEAN PGA TOUR: English golfer Chris Wood moved into a one-stroke lead despite a bogey in his last hole in the third round of the Nordea Masters on Saturday. All told, Dufner shot a five-over 77and now sits at nineunder for the tournament-fourshots back of leader Daniel Summerhays . Using a breathing trick he says he picked up while reading about military snipers, Dufner has been better on the greens this year, but at Muirfield Village he was both good and bad. Read More »

Prosecutors seek jail time for ex-Penn State president

Boccabella sentenced Spanier to four to 12 months' confinement, with at least two months served in jail and the rest in home confinement. Former athletic director Tim Curley , 63, received a sentence of seven to 23 months, with three in jail. Read More »

Obama Officials Subpoenaed in Unmasking Probe

The subpoenas named three Obama officials: former National Security Advisor Susan Rice, former CIA Director John Brennan and, interestingly, former UN Ambassador Samantha Power. The congressional and FBI investigations into Russian election meddling appear to be ramping up, and getting more uncomfortable for the White House . Read More »

Bedford homer hands Iowa first NCAA loss

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Connor Wong's solo home run to centerfield to lead off the ninth inning proved to be the difference as Houston outlasted Iowa, 7-5, in an elimination game Sunday in an NCAA regional. Devin Hairston was hit by a pitch to force in another run before Lyman knocked in two more to cap the big inning. Wong hit his game victor off of Hawkeye closer Josh Martsching. Read More »

Eduardo Rodriguez Reportedly Heading To DL With Knee Injury

Price (1-0) has given the Red Sox (30-25) two good starts since returning from missing most of the first two months of the season because of elbow problems. He gave up six hits and three earned runs - all in the first inning - and walked one. But, an error by catcher Francisco Pena on a throw to third base allowed two Red Sox runners to score, putting Baltimore behind 5-3. Read More »