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California governor looks abroad for climate changes allies

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Pulling out of the pact, they say, not only threatens environmental sustainability and America's leadership role on the planet, but will also have negative implications for trade and could be a job killer in the process. It's unclear when discussions between the three governors began, but they announced their new pact within an hour of Trump's announcement. Brown made the remarks in an interview with Xinhua at his office in the state capital of Sacramento on Wednesday before departing for a ... Read More »

Trump Angers Tel Aviv by Postponing Decision to Move US Embassy

Aides stated Trump's decision is a postponement and the President intends to relocate the embassy to Jerusalem when the conditions allow it. The last suspension order, signed by former president Barack Obama , expired on Thursday. No country has an embassy in Jerusalem . Mr. Trump made no mention of his pending decision during a visit to Jerusalem just last week and waited to announce it until nearly the last minute he could under law, underscoring the deep political sensitivity of ... Read More »

Vice President Responds To Mayor Peduto's Commitment To Paris Climate Accord

Macron, in a joint news conference with Bloomberg and Hidalgo, said the Paris climate pact is irreversible despite U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from it. Gina Raimondo - both Democrats - also are joining the alliance. "We in Germany, in Europe and the world will band together to take more decisive action than ever to confront and successfully surmount major challenges to humanity such as climate change", she told reporters. Read More »

Hyannis to mark centennial of John F. Kennedy's birth

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The President, speaking to newsmen in his White House office, November 2, 1961 in Washington, said he will order such tests only if they become necessary for security reasons. A ceremony was held Monday morning to honor the 35th USA president at his gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. A wreath at the grave of former President John F. Read More »

Trump administration split over moving embassy to Jerusalem, says report

The International Christian Embassy in Jerusalem (ICEJ) urged this move in a strategy paper that it delivered to Trump and US Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman. Although Israel annexed it along with all of Jordanian East Jerusalem , the Palestinians and most of the global community consider it part of the occupied West Bank. Read More »

USA states, cities step in to fill Trump Paris exit

President Donald Trump garnered headlines for his decision to have the United States pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement , an global effort combating man-made climate change . On Twitter, Peduto responded , "As the Mayor of Pittsburgh, I can assure you that we will follow the guidelines of the Paris Agreement for our people, our economy & future". Read More »

'Drive out' extremists: Trump to Middle East

The heads of state and leaders who attended the summit welcomed the readiness of some of the Muslim countries, which are part of the Saudi-led Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC). "I have also heard about the splendour of your kingdom, but words can not do justice to the hospitality you showed to us from the moment we arrived", said Trump. Read More »

Climate change tops terrorism as US concern

However, at America's insistence, countries' carbon-cutting pledges in support of the goal, are not. Patricia Espinosa, the executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, called the Bloomberg Philanthropies financial commitment "crucial". Read More »

French President Macron stresses on combating Jihadi threat

He was expected to visit a French base in the eastern city of Gao. French President Emmanuel Macron will host President Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation in Versailles next Monday, their first meeting after Macron pledged during his election campaign to deal firmly with Russian Federation while also seeking to work with Putin against the Islamic State group. Read More »

Emmanuel Macron: my handshake with Trump was 'a moment of truth'

Macron's office confirmed to The Associated Press the veracity of the president's comments in Le Journal du Dimanche . The ambassador, whose previous post was as France's ambassador to the United Nations, allowed that he had just sent a memo to Macron advising him on how to handle the American president during their first meeting at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels on Thursday. Read More »

PM holds first ever meeting with Russia's regional Governors

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has vowed his country will go "above and beyond" the 2015 Paris accord on combating climate change. Timing may thwart US President Donald Trump's move to quit Paris climate pact. Petersburg . At the same time, Mr Putin sidestepped a question on Kashmir, and said "it is up to you" to assess whether Pakistan is fuelling terrorism in the Indian state. Read More »

You tiny, tiny man: Rowling to Trump on 'shoving' Montenegro PM

And Stoltenberg said later that Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and other US officials have stated clearly their assurances. But those who study the long-time bond between America and Europe said even the unconventional Trump presidency can't break that transatlantic tie. Read More »

Prime Minister May loses ground in latest United Kingdom poll

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But if she does not handsomely beat the 12-seat majority Cameron won in 2015, her electoral gamble will have failed and her authority could be undermined just as she tries to deliver what she has told voters will be a successful Brexit. Senior allies of Theresa May believe that she is on course to win an overall majority of at least 80 seats despite the narrowing of the polls. The weak pound helped lift the FTSE 100 35 points, or 0.5%, to 7,555 with technology and industrial stocks ... Read More »

Trump, Saudi King inaugurate global centre against extremism

In his Saudi speech, Trump condemned "Islamic extremism", "Islamists", and "Islamic terror", but not once uttered the precise phrase he pressed Obama on. Trump made nearly no mention of Israel, his next stop on the tour Monday, leaving it off a list of countries fighting terror. "I think there's a great deal that's misunderstood about the Muslim world ", he said. Read More »

Man flashing money on Facebook Live arrested on drug charges

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Neighbors said the officers used flash grenades as they entered the premises. (Police) "Come to the front door". "This is the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office". Hollings was arrested after the raid uncovered a handgun, crack cocaine, ammunition, oxycodone pills and drug paraphernalia. According to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office the raid was pre-planned and not set into motion by Hollings' Facebook post. Read More »

Peduto issues executive order committing Pittsburgh to climate change

US growth would take a $2.5 trillion hit over 10 years with "factories and plants closing all over our country", Trump said at an April rally in Pennsylvania. "There is nothing to renegotiate here", European Union climate commissioner Miguel Arias Canete told reporters in Brussels. Sachs continued, "What is a shame is that this agreement, like any other negotiation probably has issues which should be dealt with in future negotiations, but leaders continue to work towards an end ... Read More »

UCL: We have 'appointment with history' - Sergio Ramos

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I think Real know how to feed off pressure. While 11-time champions Madrid possess the competition's sharpest attack, Juve boast its meanest defence, having successively shut down the sparkling attacks of Barcelona and Monaco en route to Cardiff . Read More »

Ex-Penn State Officials Get Jail Time For The Sandusky Scandal

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Former Penn State President Graham Spanier and former vice president Gary Schultz will have to spend two months in jail. He sentenced Curley to 7 to 23 months, with at least 3 months in jail, and a $5,000 fine; and Schultz to 6 to 23 months, with at least 2 months in jail, and a $5,000 fine. Read More »

Relationship between Trump, Merkel 'fairly unbelievable': White House

Yesterday, Mr Trump hit back on Twitter to complain about a United States trade deficit with Germany and his belief that the country must pay more for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ( Nato ) military alliance. "Given her experience with the Cold War, Merkel has long upheld and defended American ideals. We will stop this". As the German leader starts to focus on general elections in September and her bid for a fourth term in office, the trans-Atlantic rift could further deepen. Read More »

Pentagon chief says NKorea's nuclear pursuits a 'danger'

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And that is fine, Mattis said , because competition between the United States and China is bound to occur. The US is reportedly ready to work with China, its main competitor in the region, on the issue of North Korea , which has been carrying out nuclear and ballistic missile tests. Read More »