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Putin urges U.S. businessmen to 'help' Trump

The leaders' news conference was delayed for three hours as they sought to find agreement. The name of the rally was a nod to Trump's line during Thursday's announcement that he would withdraw the United States from the accord on climate change , saying: 'I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris'. Read More »

Cops treating London van attack as 'terrorist incident'

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Another witness told the BBC she saw a speeding white van veering into pedestrians. "Police are dealing with a major incident and all routes are being diverted", Transport for London said on Twitter . Hours after the attack the area remained sealed off and patrolled by armed police and counter-terrorism officers. "Thank you to the emergency services", Corbyn said on Twitter. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo bags brace as Real Madrid clinch Champions League

Spanish giants Real became the first team in the Champions League era to successfully defend the trophy, beating Juventus 12 months after they toppled Atletico Madrid on penalties in Milan. Substitute Marco Asensio added insult to injury in the 90th minute, scoring Madrid's fourth on the receiving end of a low cross from Marcelo. "We won the league on the last day and we know it's very hard to win a Champions League final for the second year running - we've managed to do it". Read More »

Final stage of voting in Fine Gael leadership contest

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The election of Varadkar is another major step towards equality in the country after legalizing gay marriage in 2015. Fine Gael leads a minority government with support from the Fianna Fail party. "Speaking after the final votes were tallied in Dublin , Varadkar said he was delighted, humbled and honoured to win", the newspaper reports. Varadkar is expected to officially take up the role as Taoiseach on June 13 after a formal confirmation from parliamentary members. Read More »

Trump's 'big mistake' on climate doesn't outweigh ties with Europe

German Chancellor Angela Merkel , a pastor's daughter who is usually intensely private about her faith, said the accord was needed "to preserve our Creation". "This has brought more than 400,000 new jobs in Germany alone!" As press aides began to wrap up the background briefing, Yahoo News' Hunter Walker yelled several questions at the official, asking about Trump's personal views on climate change. Read More »

SpaceX launches 1st recycled supply ship to International Space Station

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After a two-day delay caused by thunderstorms, the unmanned Falcon rocket blasted off on Saturday from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Leahy's diverse career has included work for The Walt Disney Company, NASA , the Department of Defense, Nissan, a number of commercial space companies, small businesses, nonprofits, as well as the Science Cheerleaders. Read More »

Developers have made over $70 billion Dollars in the Apple App Store

App Annie notes that Apple will generate app revenues of $60 billion, while Google Play will yield $42 billion and other Android stores $36 billion. Investors are increasingly looking to Apple's services segment as the next frontier for the tech giant's growth. By the numbers, Apple's bread and butter is still the iPhone , which accounted for more than $33 billion of its $52.9 billion in revenue during the second quarter of 2017 . Read More »

LIGO Just Detected the Oldest Gravitational Waves Ever Discovered

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LIGO partners with the Virgo Collaboration, a consortium including 280 additional scientists throughout Europe supported by the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), the Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN), and Nikhef, as well as Virgo's host institution, the European Gravitational Observatory. Read More »

Apple's Siri-Powered AI Speaker Reportedly In Production, May Debut At WWDC

That sounds somewhat similar to the TruePlay feature available from Sonos speakers, which uses a microphone on a mobile device to optimize sound output for that specific environment. Apple has previously bet on its set-top box, the Apple TV, as its smart-home hub, but the line has repeatedly failed to take off. Unlike others, the upcoming speaker from Apple will come with support for its own services including the popular Apple Music . Read More »

Apple readying Siri-powered home assistant

Since Cook became CEO in August 2011, taking the reins from legendary co-founder Steve Jobs, Apple has come out with just one new category of hardware , the Apple Watch smartwatch. As always, it's likely that Apple will reveal the next version of its mobile iPad and iPhone operating system at its annual developer conference. Read More »

Djokovic avoids upset in French Open

The second-seeded Djokovic was a set away from losing to 41st-ranked Diego Schwartzman but finished with a flourish to win 5-7, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-1. Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili may have been wearing a skull on his black headband and army-green shirt, but there was no intimidatory effect on Nadal, who dropped just one game to take his best-of-five match record on clay to 98-2. Read More »

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Could Unveil Siri-Powered Speaker Next Week

The company has also considered including sensors to measure a room's acoustics and automatically adjust audio levels during use, one source said - a function absent from any existing smart speaker so far. Google has Home (a name Essential is also using for its upcoming speaker ). However, statistics say that Echo had a better two-year start when compared to Google Home. Read More »

Pensionalities and MerseyGirls for BGT final

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The move will serve as a warning to this year's acts that no matter how much praise you garner from the judges on primetime TV, the world of stardom can be a cruel mistress, especially where Simon Cowell is concerned. Britain's Got Talent continues on Friday on ITV at 7.30pm. The dad-of-one added: "You create a connection". Alesha Dixon was so touched by the teenager's emotional tale and the group's skills that she pressed her Golden Buzzer sending them straight through to the ... Read More »

Vladimir Putin urges 'joint work' with Donald Trump on climate

Merkel embraced the actions of American companies and states that determined to carry out plans to safeguard the environment. Russian President Vladimir Putin today urged the world to work with Donald Trump on climate , insisting he did not "judge" the United States leader for quitting the landmark Paris accord. Read More »

Press statement by Prime Minister during his visit to France

The French President noted that there were several Indian soldiers that lost their lives for France . Speaking after holding two hours of wide-ranging talks with Macron at the presidential Elysee Palace here, Modi said the Paris climate deal reflects "our duty towards protecting the mother Earth and our natural resources". Read More »

White House Just Won't Say If Trump Believes in Climate Change

The White House appeared to encourage cooperation among state and local entities Friday afternoon, when Press Secretary Sean Spicer said they have the right to govern as they please. "The clean-growth economy is where the world is going and Canada is going to be part of it", McKenna said on Parliament Hill following Thursday's White House news conference. Read More »

Pence hits media circuit to defend Trump's Paris accord exit

Trump said the agreement disadvantaged the U.S. Then he added: "This one small step with Paris is a necessary step". Asked by the moderator whether India would side with the United States or others on the Paris climate change deal, Modi replied, "It is not a question of which way I go". Read More »

Spicer refers Russian Federation questions to Trump's outside attorney

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Dubke's departure comes as aides say Trump has grown increasingly frustrated by allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and revelations of possible ties between his campaign and Moscow. The FBI probe "coupled with the president's habit of undercutting his staff" have "driven away candidates for West Wing jobs that normally would be among the most coveted in American politics", the newspaper reported. Read More »

Microsoft Reveals Asus Mixed Reality Headset, New Design from Dell

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Earlier this month, at Microsoft's Build 2017 developer conference, HP and Acer opened pre-orders for their new Windows Mixed Reality dev kits , quickly followed by 3Glasses . ASUS has, however, kept the design of the front of the headgear unique with the introduction of a polygonal 3D cover panel . ASUS is engaged with Microsoft to make this HMD fast, powerful, and ultra-light with a six degrees of freedom (DOF) tracked motion controller, for an incredible, immersive MR experience. Read More »

Paris Climate Agreement: Four US states join alliance committed to upholding deal

He compared Mr Trump's move to America's historic role in establishing the abortive League of Nations after the First World War. The European Council's leader called Trump's decision a "big mistake". Tillerson is sure to hear an earful about the issue in the days, weeks, months and years ahead. May's said she spoke to Trump by phone "and told him that the UK believes in the Paris agreement and that we didn't want the United States to leave the Paris agreement". Read More »

Gov. Charlie Baker says MA will join US Climate Alliance

Bloomberg, who's a United Nations envoy on climate, added: "Americans will honor and fulfill the Paris Agreement by leading from the bottom up - and there isn't anything Washington can do to stop us ". "Today we join the U.S. Climate Alliance to expand on our efforts while partnering with other states to combat climate change.our administration looks forward to continued, bipartisan collaboration with other states to protect the environment, grow the economy and deliver a brighter future to ... Read More »

Trump's Twitter remarks intensify row between US and Germany

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The remarks came soon after G7 and NATO summits, where news reports suggested that not all was well between her and Trump, who is leading the United States towards a more protectionist stance on economic issues and has called for NATO to pay for their share of expenditure of the Atlantic military alliance. Read More »

The World Reacts to Trump's Exit from the Paris Climate Agreement

Meanwhile, Europe is trying to seize the initiative on climate again after having fallen behind China and the us last autumn. Referring to what he called "the latest unfortunate decisions of the new administration", Tusk said that the European Union and China had "demonstrated solidarity with future generations". Read More »

Former Mayor Bloomberg pledges millions to support Paris accord

In Paris, where the agreement was reached after painstaking negotiations, President Emmanuel Macron encouraged an American brain drain, inviting USA climate scientists to move to France instead. In a fiery media address, President Trump emphasised he "represented the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris", a departure from the usual image of the United States being the leader of the free world. Read More »

Indie action game Extinction announced, new cinematic reveal trailer released

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For more information, visit the official website and watch the announcement trailer below. It's expected to be ready for release early next year. "As the protagonist tasked with a huge undertaking - both in fighting enormous ogres and saving humans from disaster - each player's experience will be varied, as the landscapes and battle situations are never identical", said Derek Neal, Executive Producer at Maximum Games . Read More »

Pittsburgh, City Trump Prefers to Paris, Plans to Go Green

The whole state is at risk with rising sea levels. Former President Barack Obama expressed regret over Trump's decision and told the New York Times: "The nations that remain in the Paris agreement will be the nations that reap the benefits in jobs and industries created". Read More »

US hackers could have framed Russia in election hack: Putin tells NBC

Asked about the "fingerprints", IP addresses allegedly belonging to Russian hackers, he said those could have been easily rigged and couldn't stand as credible evidence. Announcing his decision to withdraw from the Paris deal, Trump had alleged that India and China have been left accountable in the agreement. He underlined the importance of the Paris climate accord, but noted that it's a framework agreement offering broad room for maneuver for each signatory nation. Read More »

China's looking to the European Union for a partner in climate action

On Thursday, Trump said he'd take the US out of the Paris accord, claiming it would undermine the American economy and cost jobs, drawing anger and condemnation from world leaders and business leaders. While non-binding under global law, it represented concerted effort on behalf of almost all the world's leaders to tackle climate change. U.S. Rep Rick Crawford, R-Jonesboro, told Talk Business & Politics he expected Trump to make this move. Read More »

Most of US economic might keeps faith with Paris

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The minister said that it is not now known what kind of impact the decrease in USA funding to support developing countries will be. The chair of the group is Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, who was also present at Friday's talks. At least 75 mayors have reinforced their city's commitment to the Paris Agreement and to fighting climate change. " Most of the big business in America, most of the innovative companies in America made it very clear to ( President Trump ) before he made this ... Read More »

Trump's continued search for new FBI chief seen as chaotic

When pressed on that not being a no, Spicer added: "Literally, my understanding is the date for that hearing was just set". On March 1, it was disclosed that Sessions had met with Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Trump later told NBC News that he had considered "this Russian Federation thing" when he let Comey go. Trump allegedly demanded Comey's "loyalty" pledge and urged Comey to drop his ongoing investigation into Michael Flynn. Read More »

U.S. Mayors to honor Paris climate accord despite President's decision

Malloy said that CT is "a national leader in combatting climate change " and has no intention of slowing efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. South Africa's government calls the USA pullout "an abdication of global responsibility". The increase in US production is neutralizing the efforts of the OPEC cartel and other major oil-producing nations, like Russian Federation, to support prices by limiting their output. Read More »

British PM, rival face angry voters as election nears

In a special edition of a weekly "Question Time " program, Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn separately took questions from a studio audience at the University of York in the north of England on Friday evening. Read More »