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United Nations stands firm on climate change despite U.S. plans to withdraw

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As with the British vote to leave the European Union not being a simple "on-off" procedure, so a pull-out from the Paris agreement is also hedged with caveats; and the United States has indicated that it will adhere to UN protocols which require a nation to wait for three years from the date on which the pact gained legal force - November 4 2016 - before seeking to leave formally and then waiting another year after that. Read More »

Red Sox rumors: Did Pedro Martinez hint at a David Ortiz comeback?

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On the Red Sox' lack of power, Ortiz said "It's going to happen at some point". "To be honest with you, the strike zone for a guy his height, that's why I say, that's why I believe he's so good and he's going to get better because when you are that tall, the strike zone is bigger", Ortiz added. Read More »

New search underway near home of London Bridge attackers

On Monday the president brushed aside criticism of his original posting, tweeting: "Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed" statement". Khan had told Londoners there was "no reason to be alarmed" about an increased police presence in the coming days. Pedestrians were mowed down by a van on London Bridge before attackers stabbed a police officer and revellers around Borough Market with 12-inch knives. Read More »

Fallen soldier's family stresses meaning of Memorial Day

He died in a gun battle with the Taliban near the Pakistan border three months into his deployment. Afterward the speech, Trump joined Sec. He recounted the stories of Green Beret Capt. The playing of "Taps" echoed as Trump placed his hand over his heart and military officers saluted. He attended the ceremony along with his wife, Elizabeth Dole, also a former US senator. Read More »

Trump may block Comey testimony before Senate

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Additionally, he may be impeded in answering questions about the conversations everyone really wants to know about: those that Comey had with the President. "Well, this is just another load of nonsense", Putin said on NBC News' Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly , when asked whether he had any damaging information on the Republican president. Read More »

Trump lashes out at DOJ over travel ban legal strategy

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Trump brought up the call for a travel ban after London experienced a deadly terror attack over the weekend. After a week off, Stephen Colbert came back to "The Late Show" to take on President Trump's travel ban tweets . Saturday , President Donald Trump didn't mince words about how he would have prevented such actions from occurring on American soil. In fact, they arguably strengthen his argument that the executive orders are not motivated by religious bias, because they refer ... Read More »

Husband of White House adviser says Trump tweets hurting legal case

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According to Conway , the media would be better off discussing what President Trump does as president, and not what he tweets about. George Conway is a lawyer who last week withdrew from contention for a senior Justice Department post; his wife was Trump's 2016 campaign manager before joining him in the White House as a senior adviser who is one of Trump's most vigorous defenders. Read More »

Harvard withdraws 10 acceptances for 'offensive' memes

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As per reports, one person called the hypothetical hanging of a Mexican child "pi?ata time", according to The Crimson . Messages shared in the original group were mostly "lighthearted", accepted student Jessica Zhang told The Crimson . Harvard tells admitted students that offers can be withdrawn for behavior that "brings into question their honesty, maturity or moral character". University officials notified the students in April that their admission offers had been revoked, the ... Read More »

MA driver killed in New Hampshire crash

Two passengers, 21-year-old woman from Bradford and a child, were taken by ambulance to Elliot Hospital in Manchester, according to State Police. Melendez was reportedly ejected from the vehicle and died from her injuries at the scene. The accident occurred near Exit 5 at the 16.8-mile mark on the interstate. Crash victims were being evaluated for injuries at that scene, police officials said. Read More »

Trump renews Twitter attack on London's mayor

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick told Sky News on Monday she would not release further details in what she described as a fast-moving investigation, not would she say whether authorities were familiar with the men ahead of the attack . Read More »

New threats cancel classes again at Washington state college

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College officials shot down the idea the protests are somehow tied to the death threat. Demonstrations continued the next day, with a standoff with the college's president. In a news release Sunday evening, the college announced it would close again "while law enforcement officials review new external threat information received over the weekend". Read More »

Vladimir Putin Says the U.S

Petersburg - was the opening segment in the debut episode of " Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly ". Russian President also denied the U.S. intelligence agencies' assessment that Russia meddled via hacking and other means in the U.S. Putin said hackers anywhere in the world, including the United States, could make it seem like the interference came from Russian Federation. "He used to be in the security services", Putin said. Read More »

Trump filed for an extension on his 2016 tax return

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A Bloomberg/Morning Consult poll in April showed that 53 percent of registered voters said the president should be forced to release his returns, while fewer - 51 percent - said such disclosure was very or somewhat important to them. "I did a good job". In addition, the returns show no Russian investments in Trump's businesses or any investment by Trump or the entities he controls in Russian businesses, the lawyers said. Read More »

London Bridge attackers named as pre-election heat rises

He added: "The security and intelligence services and police have stopped 18 plots since 2013, including five since the Westminster attack two months ago". The former friend said Butt was a keen follower of American radical preacher Ahmad Musa Jibril and would watch YouTube videos of the cleric. "Hearing his painful sobs on the phone while he's alone trying to deal with this tears me apart". Read More »

Gov. Rauner Not Surprised At Bond Rating Drop

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Democratic Rep. Greg Harris said in reference to the deadline that Democrats will "cross that bridge when we come to it", but with the deadline on Wednesday and no agreement in sight, running over time seems nearly inevitable. State Rep. Carol Ammons: "The governor has made it clear that his focus is on pushing changes in state law that benefit the top 1% before he will agree to even negotiate on an honest budget". Read More »

Kansas governor can't recall taking position on gun bill

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Failure of the dual-track K-12 funding and tax reform measure led House Republican leadership to abandon that approach and split the issue into separate votes. Now only corporations can provide scholarship money to at-risk students and then claim a 70 percent tax credit. Top Republicans are pushing a plan that both raises income taxes and increases spending on public schools. Read More »

Trump will not block ex-FBI director's testimony

They have since directed all questions related to investigations into potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation to the president's outside legal counsel. Senators plan to ask Comey about those memos on Thursday. "The president's power to assert executive privilege is well-established", Sarah Huckabee Sanders , a White House spokesman, told reporters. Read More »

Trump debuts on Washington social scene at theater gala

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President Donald Trump's often insulting, inflammatory tweets should be treated like any other official press release or presidential statement, say the creators of a new Twitter bot. Trump to date has limited his socializing to the White House and his Trump-branded properties. He said the bot took him about 40 minutes to build. But a biting new Twitter account shows why Trump's tweets are hardly trivial missives that should be ignored by the press, per Conway's insistence. Read More »

2 arrested in Oakland warehouse fire that killed 36

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Days after the tragedy, Almena apologized for the horrific fire during a freaky interview on Today , though he flinched when asked if he should be held accountable. The "Ghost Ship", a warehouse that was used as a residence and performance space, caught fire during a concert and dance party on December 2. "Everything I worked for is gone", he wrote. Read More »

Trump and Paris climate change accord

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The ultimate aim is to limit greenhouse gases emissions to the level that they can be naturally absorbed by trees, soils and oceans, so-called "carbon neutrality", between 2050 and 2100. As part of the OneSTL regional sustainability effort, we are working closely with local government, industry, non-profit and institutional partners to adopt carbon dioxide reduction targets for the St. Read More »

United Kingdom opposition leader calls on May to quit over police cuts

British Prime Minister Theresa May said police had identified all three attackers and would release their names "when the investigation permits". He is expected to survive. Police shot dead all three attackers. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack. British police clear the scene of the attack near London Bridge, loading the van used onto a truck. Read More »

Will Trump block Comey testimony? White House does not know yet

Bush, said he had no idea what Comey might say. Yesterday, White House officials said that they did not know yet whether President Donald Trump would seek to block Comey's testimony, a move that could spark a political backlash. Privilege also can't be used to to block a crime such as obstruction of justice . In his letter firing Comey, Trump said the former FBI director had informed him "on three separate occasions that I am not under investigation". Read More »

Sheriff: Fired worker killed 5, shot self as siren neared

Sheriff Jerry Demings said 45-year-old John Robert Neumann Jr. spared the life of a woman who started working at the Fiamma factory after he was sacked there in April, and for that reason, the sheriff says, he was probably targeting former co-workers. Read More »

Sheriff: Disgruntled ex-worker killed 5, then himself

John Robert Neumann Jr., 45, was armed with a semi-automatic handgun and hunting knife when he entered a business called Fiamma , which describes itself as one of the world's largest manufacturers of awnings for recreational vehicles. Law enforcement officials described what happened as workplace violence caused by a disgruntled employee. "All of the indications that we have at this time, this individual lived alone, has no family here in this area". Read More »

Vladimir Putin wonders if USA hackers framed Russian Federation during presidential election

During one part of the interview Putin asked those watching "does someone have a pill" to help Kelly with her "hysteria". Though she's obviously the star of Sunday Night With Megan Kelly , the former Fox News anchor used the first 11 minutes of the program to interview Russian president Vladimir Putin before tossing the rest of the hour to reports by Cynthia McFadden and Harry Smith, which she introduced. Read More »

Trump won't block Comey from testifying

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James Comey is set to testify this week, an appearance that could reveal Donald Trump's attempts to interfere with the Russian Federation investigation and set the stage for his impeachment. Short also said the White House expects for Congress to raise the government's borrowing authority, also known as the debt limit, before the August recess. Read More »

Trump Says Meeting With Pope Francis a 'great honor'

Vatican City - It could have caused a diplomatic incident, but a culinary quip from Pope Francis seemed to have gone down well with Donald Trump and his wife Melania . The letter is all about the connection between the environment and human life; in it the Pope says, "Climate change is a global problem with grave implications..." We had a fantastic meeting and we had a fantastic tour, it was really lovely. Read More »

Putin Claims He 'Didn't Really Even Talk' To Flynn

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Mike Rogers about reports that Trump had urged them to say publicly there was no collusion between the Russians and the Trump campaign. "But I frankly think we need to hear Mr. The event was also attended by Putin, however Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov denied that the Russian leader had a lengthy conversation with Flynn. Flynn told the Washington Post in August, 2016 that he did not ask to sit next to Putin or worry about the optics. Read More »

New Jersey voters on path to picking Christie's successor

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Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign, proposed last month a bill that would create a single payer system to cover primary and preventive care for New Jersey residents. The lieutenant governor has promised not to raise taxes, while Ciattarelli says he would hike rates on high-income earners while cutting what corporations pay the state to zero over 10 years. Read More »

WaPo: Senate Intel Committee Asks For Trump Campaign Documents

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Former Director of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) John Brennan leaves after he testified at an opened session before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill, May 23, 2017 in Washington , DC. Former CIA Director John Brennan told Congress Tuesday he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the USA presidential election and was so concerned about Russian contacts with people involved in the Trump campaign that he convened top ... Read More »