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Pens center Nick Bonino tests injured foot, still day to day

Game three saw the first postseason game ever in which Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin both failed to record a shot on goal. The Penguins are up 2-1 in the Stanley Cup Final , yet it doesn't really feel like they're winning the series , right? The series stays in Nashville for Game 4 on Monday night. Read More »

Snowden no 'traitor' Putin tells Stone

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Putin claimed that Russian Federation has a preference in an election but only reacts to the "political direction" that the United States seems to be heading in. By some calculations it was convenient for them to release this information, so they released it, citing Russian Federation. "Have you all lost your sense over there?" When the host interjected, saying it sounded like the Russian leader was justifying alleged interference in elections around the globe , he responded, "Every action ... Read More »

Outrage as Trump targets London mayor Khan over attacks

In addition, three attackers were shot dead by police . "As I was across the road I saw a man stabbing the woman". The Islamic State group claimed responsibility. Britain was already on high alert following the attack on a concert by USA pop star Ariana Grande in Manchester, northwest England, in which seven children were among the dead. Read More »

Canadian Killed In London Terror Attack, Trudeau Confirms

Others had minor injuries. The terror network announced it was behind the deadly attack on a casino and shopping complex in the Philippines last Friday - but Manila police said the killer was a Filipino gambling addict heavily in debt, with no terror links. Read More »

Pruitt: Trump has 'indicated that climate changes'

In a long Facebook post, DiCaprio termed the US President's action as "discouraging" and ask the world to challenge those who do not believe in scientific facts or empirical truths. "He said that he's going to put jobs and the environment first", Pruitt replied. That's where we spent the last several weeks, focused upon the merits and demerits of the Paris agreement. Read More »

India's heaviest satellite launch today

Chennai: After almost three decades of hardships and failures, the Indian Space Research Organisation is on the verge of achieving something special on Monday. "The countdown activities are progressing well". ISRO units in Thiruvananthapuram - VSSC, Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre (LPSC) and the ISRO Inertial Systems Unit (IISU) - are largely responsible for the mission, which is capable of putting 4,000 kg satellites in geostationary transfer orbit (GTO). Read More »

Friday weather: Partly sunny, with highs in the 70s

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Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. In today's Wyandotte County forecast , the warm weather will be accompanied by a calm wind, that changes to south 5 to 9 miles per hour in the morning, the weather service said. Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. A few more showers are possible through Sunday Evening, but not a wash-out for evening plans. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Read More »

Rumored Apple Plans Hint at Smart Speaker Battle Ahead

Apple , having been first to the voice assistant game with Siri , is hoping to put Google Home and Alexa in their place with a new Siri Speaker . iOS developers, another beta update has arrived. It's likely the company will follow suit in 2017 with iOS 11. After announcing past year that Siri was to be made compatible with third-party apps, Apple is reportedly set to expand that compatibility at WWDC 2017 next week. Read More »

US Will Continue to Reduce Greenhouse Emissions, Says Rex Tillerson

They both appeared on Fox News' "Fox & Friends". He called the reaction a sign of just how damaged the Trump brand is in the eyes of corporate America. He didn't argue that it would affect USA efforts to reduce American emissions. " Donald Trump is such a pariah figure that companies want zero association with his brand", Brinkley said. Read More »

Cavs try to adjust on both ends of court

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Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue answers questions during a press conference after Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Oakland, Calif . "We need to rebound". He didn't mean dirty play. Game 1 of the NBA Finals had all the ingredients to create a spectacular showdown. Being down 0-2 doesn't end the series, but at some point the Cavs have to quit dancing with disaster with these slow starts. Read More »

India among countries worst-affected by new 'Fireball' malware

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Analysts at CheckPoint Security found the malware had spread to 250 million machines worldwide, infecting 20% of corporate networks. India represents 10.1 percent of the 250 million Fireball infection, followed by Brazil at 9.6 percent, Mexico at 6.4 percent, and Indonesia at 5.2 percent. Read More »

Paris didn't hold India, China accountable on Carbon dioxide emissions: White House

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Trump's "America First" mantra, underscored by his condemnation of both Bush's wars and Obama's diplomacy, has signalled a new strain of isolationism. Now the only countries outside the accord are the United States, Nicaragua and Syria . Trump has ceased all implementation of the Paris accord , making it one of just three countries in the world who are outside the agreement, saying he was "elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris". Read More »

Nadal beats Bautista Agut to reach quarterfinals

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Japanese eighth seed Nishikori looked to be cruising into the fourth round on Saturday after grabbing the opening two sets against the in-form 21-year-old South Korean, who is ranked 67th in the world. There is another wonderful story emerging in the women's draw, as Petra Martic upset 17th seed Anastasija Sevastova. It was the first time in the Open era that two Asian men had met as late as the third round in a Grand Slam tournament. Read More »

South Korea's Moon struggles to form a cabinet meeting his ethics standards

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China says the THAAD will do little to deter the missile threat from North Korea , while allowing the US military to use the system's powerful radar to look deep into its territory, undermining its security. But Yonhap said the presidential Blue House denied that. The first launchers for the system arrived in South Korea in March. Washington has maintained that the system's sole goal is fend off aggression from North Korea, but some say the system isn't created to effectively confront a ... Read More »

Trump Attacks India While Pulling US Out of Paris Climate Deal

Belgium also said it supported the Paris climate agreement without reservations. Trump said he would "terminate" US obligations to the Green Climate Fund (GCF), a main arm of U.N. The president's ill-conceived decision to leave the Paris Climate Agreement strengthens the resolve of the Partnership for Responsible Growth and others committed to adoption of a carbon fee. Read More »

Trump misunderstood MIT climate research, university officials say

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The march will start at MI and Wacker drives and proceed to the James R. Thompson Center, where protesters will publicly call on Gov. Bruce Rauner to implement a plan to lower Illinois' carbon emissions. The foundation will provide the $15 million commitment the United Nations climate change secretariat will lose from Washington to ensure there is no disruption in their work, he said. Read More »

Cavs' Love eager to avenge loss but sees benefit of extra rest

The Cleveland Cavaliers methodically planned for the Golden State Warriors' high-octane attack but after suffering a crushing loss in Game One of the NBA Finals LeBron James said simulating their offense is impossible. We can't play in between". "So just trying to do my best to be there for my teammates and to play up to my standards as an individual as well". The best simulation Cleveland will get in the series ... Read More »

France 'Corrects' White House Video on Climate Pact Facts

The accord, adopted in December 2015 by 195 countries, was initially championed by Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, and by Chinese President Xi Jinping. May noted that Japan and Canada - fellow members of the G7 group of rich industrialized nations - also were not signatories, but like Britain remain committed to the Paris agreement. Read More »

President Trump's Campaign Announces a 'Pittsburgh, Not Paris' Rally in DC

There may, however, be less reason to fear over the long run as alternative energy resources are now so cheap to exploit that the USA can't but follow in leaning more on wind and solar energy, besides staying on the gas fracking path to make commercial sense, though the deleterious effect of methane must be endured. Read More »

Bloomberg says United States does not need Washington to fulfil Paris agreement

Pretty weird that the most presidential act since Obama left the White House was executed by the guy who essentially turned New York City into sea of condos, but I guess when you're the tenth wealthiest person on Earth you have a vested interest in protecting that Earth! Besides climate change , other issues discussed at the summit included trade, investment, the migration crisis, North Korea and the security partnership in Africa. Read More »

British Airways contractors deny reports that human error caused IT systems failure

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Under the current European Union 261 regulation, if a flight was delayed by more than five hours rather than cancelled and the passenger abandons their travel then they are only entitled to claim a refund on the ticket. "We had a problem with our check-in systems which affected check in for flights from the USA", a spokesman for the airline said at the time , after admitting checking in at Heathrow and Gatwick would take longer than usual. Read More »

In Cellphone Video, Panic As Terror Struck A London Restaurant

It was headed toward the London Bridge station , on the south bank of the river. BBC reporter Holly Jones was at the bridge when the van came through and reported the van veered off the road and into crowds of people. Masood was shot dead by a ministerial bodyguard. "Following updates from police and security officials, I can confirm that the bad incident in London is being treated as a potential act of terrorism ", prime minister Theresa May said just over four days before voting ... Read More »

Bale enjoys 'dream' Madrid win in Cardiff

For the first time in the Champions League era, we have a team who have defended the trophy successfully and for Ronaldo , this was merely the latest entry into his personal encyclopaedia of glory. They nearly went ahead on six minutes as Miralem Pjanic's 20-yard effort brought an excellent flying save from Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas. The goalkeeper blocked a header and strike from Gonzalo Higuain, and produced a one-handed save when Miralem Pjanic picked a gap through a crowd of defenders. Read More »

India turns to solar power and cancels coal-fired power plants

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Reportedly, major coal companies such as Peabody Energy and Cloud Peak Energy have pressured Trump to remain in the agreement. In light of rising energy prices, questionable security and ever-changing policies, some manufacturers are turning to renewables to ensure reliable production, writes Stephanie Stefanovic . Read More »

Trump pulls U.S. out of Paris Agreement

The executive secretary of the Framework Convention on Climate Change calls the money "crucial". China today vowed to uphold the Paris climate deal and asserted that it can not be renegotiated as desired by President Donald Trump but expressed willingness to work with the United States to push for low carbon emission mechanism globally. Read More »

UK politicians suspend national campaigning after London attack - ITV

The bridge has been closed at the request of police as a hunt continued for at least three suspects, with police unaware of whether all the terrorists were accounted for. Police were called to London Bridge at 22.08pm. One, Holly Jones, told the BBC a white van veered off the road and struck as many as six people. Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 7R (Refurbished) Photographed For The First Time

Now that May is over, we have bad news for Samsung Galaxy S8 owners. One of the smaller, yet nifty features Samsung included in the Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus is the Always On Display . Multiple rumours during the past six months have stated, rather matter of factly, that, YES, the Galaxy Note 8 will use a 4K OLED panel. According to Sammobile , the Pirates of the Caribbean edition Galaxy S8 is the same as the original Galaxy S8 launched on April 21. Read More »

Theresa May condemns 'Islamist extremism' behind London attack

A white van driver came speeding veered off the road into the crowds of people who were walking along the pavement, an eye-witness was quoted as saying by BBC . Here's what we know, and the questions still being asked. "The Malaysian High Commision in London is in close contact with the local authorities and now providing timely updates to the Malaysian community in the city over the incident", the statement said. Read More »

The Paris Agreement and Trump at his Worst

Indeed, Mr. Trump even cited India's financial needs as a reason for inaction, despite the fact that India has moved further and faster down the path of clean energy than most , based entirely on domestic resources. "They may feel good about the statements they're making, but it has little to no impact on the worldwide stage", Pyle said in a phone interview Wednesday. Read More »

Scientists have talked about the habitable Martian lakes

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A study published earlier this week on "halos" found in the bedrock suggests how the area could have continued to support life even after the lake had disappeared and now, new data suggests that the lake might have had two habitable zones that would have made it an equal-opportunity hotbed for microbial life, regardless of whether they thrived in aerobic, anaerobic or anoxic conditions. Read More »

Two-goal Ronaldo gives Real 12th European title

Real Madrid football team fans gather to cheer their team in the surroundings of the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on June 3, 2017 during the UEFA Champions League football match final Juventus vs Real Madrid CF held at the National Stadium of Wales in Cardiff . Read More »

MIT issues statement regarding research on Paris Agreement

WASHINGTON: Environment chief Erik Solheim says the decision by President Donald Trump to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord "in no way brings an end to this unstoppable effort". Trump, who has called climate change a hoax , said the USA could try and re-enter the deal either after negotiations or have a new agreement "on terms that are fair to the United States, its businesses, its workers, its people, its taxpayers". Read More »