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Former US Diplomat Zbigniew Brzezinski Dies at 89

We are remembering my father tonight with the love of his life who inspired him and shared in his wonderful life over six decades. A registered Democrat once considered to be the answer to Republicans' favored Henry Kissinger , Brzezinski also served on former President Ronald Reagan's Chemical Warfare Commission and held other roles in the administration until 1989. Read More »

Bible school set for Baptist church

June 11-14". Ben Wright meets Wednesdays at 7 p.m.in the Discovery Classroom. The Rev. J.W. Greene is pastor. Applications are available at the Salvation Army located at 332 N. nightly Wednesday-Friday, June 7-9, and will culminate at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 11 . Wheelersburg, will be held June 19 - 23 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m., with a VBS program June 25 at 9:45 a.m. Read More »

Nicky Hayden passes away 5 days after bicycle accident

Hayden was training on his bicycle on the Rimini coast in Italy on Wednesday when he was struck by a vehicle. According to these images, which were recovered by the Rimini public prosecutor's office, Nicky Hayden would have come from a secondary road and would not have stopped at the stop on the main road on which the auto was driving. Read More »

Russian lawmaker points to worst ever crisis in EU-US relations

On Friday, the head of Russia's state-controlled Rosneft oil giant said that that a rise in shale oil output in the US would likely offset the effect from the OPEC and Russian production cuts. "Mayor Peduto will speaking the truth about climate change and 21st century solutions at a counter-rally tomorrow in Pittsburgh". "We can not protect America's interest without a seat at the table, so San Diego will continue to lead on environmental protection", Faulconer tweeted . Read More »

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

Meanwhile, European Council President Donald Tusk termed President Trump's decision "a big mistake". European Climate Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete told reporters in Brussels he regretted the USA pullout from the pact and said it could not be renegotiated, as Trump has suggested. Read More »

Terror in India, not imaginary, it is real says Putin

Speaking Friday at an economic forum in St. Petersburg, Putin avoided criticizing Trump for the move that has caused global opprobrium. Putin said at a forum in St. United States intelligence agencies have accused Putin of ordering a hacking and influence campaign to tilt last year's election in favor of Republican Donald Trump , after the billionaire pledged to boost ties with Moscow . Read More »

Chinese premier leads calls to keep up fight against global warming

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The two held wide-ranging talks on issues from trade, civil rights, the North Korea crisis and climate change and a multitude of business deals were signed. Merkel reportedly gave Li her backing for a free-trade deal between the European Union and China , but pointed out that an investment deal would be a precondition to any future trade talks. Read More »

Brazilian meatpacker to pay fine of more than $3 billion

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State witness testimony from J&F's owners Joesley and Wesley Batista that they spent 600 million reais to bribe almost 1,900 politicians in recent years threw Brazil in a political crisis that threatens to topple president Michel Temer . Earlier this month, seven JBS executives signed a plea bargain with federal prosecutors , in which they admitted bribing politicians. The company's last known offer to cover the fine was 8 billion reais, and no agreement has been reached. Read More »

Patriotic Russians may have staged cyber attacks: Putin

India and Russia on Thursday signed the much-awaited deal that would allow the setting up of two more units of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu in collaboration with a Russian company. "It's having an impact, and I'm afraid this is one of the goals of those who organize it are pursuing and they can fine-tune the public sentiments to their liking trying to establish an atmosphere that is going to prevent us from addressing common issues, say with regard to terrorism ... Read More »

German industry says Trump's climate pact pull-out harms global economy

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Zhan said how Trump's decision would impact others still depended on whether other countries would follow suit, adding, most countries had already adopted policies pertaining to the Paris accord . Adams St. Bloomberg, a United Nations climate change envoy, is openly defying Trump's decision - and he is not alone. The Paris Climate Agreement was negotiated by representatives of 195 countries in Paris and went into effect on November 4, 2016. Read More »

EU, China united on climate, still divided over trade

Most Americans want the U.S.to stay in the Paris climate accord . This was not the first time that the U.S. was opting out of an global climate agreement , the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) said . Supporters of the decision in USA believe pulling out of the pact will save jobs, unburden industries, and save money. The White House said the USA will stop contributing to the United Nations Green Climate Fund and will stop reporting carbon data as required by the Paris ... Read More »

Trump quitting climate treaty 'very regrettable' - Angela Merkel

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It may be years, however, before the country can formally exit the deal, but Trump said he'll immediately halt implementation. Barack Obama , who has always been a keen climate advocate, was pushed to create a good deal by dozens of business leaders as part of a full-page ad in the New York Times . Read More »

Paris or no Paris, India committed to climate protection: Modi

A statement from Russian President Vladimir Putin about US military buildup in the disputed Kuril Islands is raising concerns in Japan, despite plans in Tokyo to increase economic cooperation in the territories. The Syrian President, Bashar Assad, " might have made mistakes ", but the groups he's fighting within the country " are no angels either ", Putin said , adding that the latest chemical attack in Syria was a provocation against the government. Read More »

United Kingdom police investigate auto in Manchester

Despite the trauma of her gig being targeted by terrorists, Ariana is to return to Manchester for a star-studded benefit concert raising funds for the victims and their families. Grande was photographed stepping off a plane at a London airport less than two weeks after the attack which killed 22 of her fans and their parents. Read More »

Tillerson: US still will cut emissions despite Paris pullout

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Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy and Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe also expressed interest in joining the new pact. "If we don't take the step than we aren't prepared to take the next step". Since these aren't especially appealing options for Trump World, they're going with Door #3: the president's views on the looming crisis are, and must remain, mysterious. Read More »

WaPo: Senate Intel Committee Asks For Trump Campaign Documents

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Sessions said at his Senate confirmation hearing that he had not any communication "with the Russians". A Justice Department spokeswoman said Tuesday that under professional responsibility rules, Mueller may participate in matters involving his former firm's clients as long as he wasn't involved in representing them and has no confidential information about them. Read More »

Putin avoids criticizing Trump climate decision

Speaking at a meeting with senior editors of leading global news agencies, Putin insisted that "we never engage in that at the state level". Putin then said Democratic supporters of Hillary Clinton were behaving like anti-Semites by blaming Russian Federation for the 2016 election outcome. Read More »

Iranians Vote to Reelect President Rouhani, Reject Hardliner Raisi

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President Hassan Rouhani has won Iran's presidential election with 23.5 million votes, according to the interior ministry, handing an emphatic defeat to his hardline rival Ebrahim Raisi . Lane noted that President Trump has obviously studied the USA relationship with Iran, and that Iran's election is not going to make him act differently than what he has been planning. Read More »

Putin denies involvement in hacking, hails Trump

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Putin said one of the things he admires about Trump is that he's not the sort of leader who needs advice, but the retired KGB colonel offered some anyway to the billionaire and other political novices: stand up to your bureaucrats. The document stated that the growing partnership between India and Russian Federation in the nuclear power sector has created opportunities for developing advanced nuclear manufacturing capabilities in India in accordance with the "Make In India" initiative. Read More »

Nadal drops 1 game in 3rd round French Open win

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Bautista Agut has never advanced beyond the fourth round of any Grand Slam. Defending champion Djokovic battered Portugal's Joao Sousa 6-1, 6-4, 6-3 to make it four wins in as many meetings with the world number 59. "I don't know if it was perfection", said the Spaniard, who turns 31 on Saturday. "The fourth and fifth went the way I had hoped the whole match would go". Read More »