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Top CEOs tell Trump: You're wrong on Paris

Announcing his decision to withdraw from the deal that more than 190 countries agreed to, Trump said the U.S. could try to re-enter the deal under more favorable terms or work to establish "an entirely new transaction". "In legal terms, their pullout from the agreement is not a big deal". Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer called the decision "one of the worst policy moves made in the 21st Century because of the huge damage to our economy, our environment and our geopolitical ... Read More »

China bends electric car quotas to accommodate Germany

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In Brussels, EU and Chinese officials will seek to work on a stalled investment deal and China will look to make progress on being recognized as a market economy - a status that makes it more hard to impose anti-dumping measures to its exports. Read More »

Caught on Camera: Thieves steal thousands of dollars worth of sex toys

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That...is very ambitious. The company posted YouTube video showing what it says were thieves taking two shipping boxes containing more than 30,000 condoms in the Friday break-in. One hopes that they stole those condoms, got into a time machine, went back 18-25 years (by the looks of it), and presented them all to their own fathers". Read More »

Faulconer, Brown join backlash against Trump's Paris Accord withdrawal

French President Emmanuel Macron trolled his American counterpart Donald Trump for pulling the USA out of the Paris climate agreement - and he did so by using Trump's own words against him. As per the convention of the Paris climate agreement, these are the main focuses of the agreement. "The Paris Agreement was simply a raw deal for America", House Speaker Paul Ryan tweeted . Read More »

Victor Moses to miss qualifier against South Africa

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However, Poland (tenth, up one place) have managed to gatecrash the top ten for the first time in the Ranking's history, with the side now sitting top of Group E in the UEFA section of World Cup qualifying joining Spain on 1198 ranking points, meaning they share tenth spot. Read More »

Patriotic Russians may have staged cyber attacks: Vladimir Putin

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Petersburg global Economic Forum. Last October, US intelligence agencies agreed : It was Russian spies who hacked the US Democratic National Committee, with an intent to meddle in the 2016 presidential election . He again struck out at allegations the Russian state was behind hacking attacks targeting elections in the West after accusations he meddled in the last year's U.S. Read More »

Elon Musk just quit presidential councils over Paris climate treaty rejection

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President Donald Trump said he would withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord . People before Profit TD Brid Smith called on the incoming taoiseach to refuse any meeting with Mr Trump after withdrawal of the U.S. The EU climate action commissioner, Miguel Arias Canete, said in a statement that the bloc "deeply regrets the unilateral decision by the Trump administration" but vowed "the world can continue to count on Europe for global leadership". Read More »

Paris climate deal: Dismay as Trump signals exit from accord

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TRT World's Azadeh Ansari reports . The US president said countries like China and India, which were leading polluters, were getting away with a partial deal. "In short, the agreement doesn't eliminate coal jobs, it just transfers those jobs out of America and ships them to foreign countries", Trump maintained in remarks that did not once refer to the fact that the United States has historically been the world's biggest polluter with the largest carbon footprint in the global ... Read More »

US Mayors pledge to adopt goals of Paris Agreement

Why Mr. Trump wants to renegotiate the terms of the Paris Agreement when his views on climate remain murky. "Don't be mistaken on climate; there is no plan B because there is no planet B", he said . Three Democratic governors say they won't let the United States back away from the global commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions despite President Donald Trump withdrawing from an worldwide pact. Read More »

Fisher, Reynolds Beverly Hills estate being sold

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Costumes worn by Debbie Reynolds will be up for auction. Actress Debbie Reynolds with her daughter Carrie Fisher after accepting her Lifetime Achievement awards at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles January 25, 2015. Read More »

'Champagne on ice' for US Paris decision': MP

Suggesting renegotiating re-entry was not a major priority, he said , "If we can, great". The agreement, which nearly every country in the world has joined, is created to cut emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in order to keep temperatures from rising by more than 2 degrees Celsius compared with pre-industrial levels. Read More »

Trump Reportedly Considers Ending Some Hacking Sanctions On Russia

The US had at one point considered a swap of sorts: The Russians could return if Moscow allowed the US to move ahead with the construction of a new consulate in St. Trump, then at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, appeared to disparage the Obama administration sanctions , telling reporters, "I think we ought to get on with our lives". Read More »

Nigeria policemen 'killed by navy' in Calabar

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But the little I can gather is that two Navy officers beat up a police officer. Those that shot the policemen came out from the gutter. The Nigerian Navy has begun investigation to unravel the cause of the ugly incidence between the Navy and Police in Calabar. Read More »

Bauer strikes out AL-high 14, Indians beat A's 9-4

He was placed on the DL the next day. Kluber was on a limited pitch count, but did more than enough to earn the win for his first start in almost a month - 6 IP, 2 H, 0 R/ER, 1 BB, 10 K (77 pitches, 51 strikes, 66.2%, four groundouts, zero flyouts). Read More »

3 ways Trump could dump Paris climate agreement

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He will announce his decision in the White House Rose Garden at 3 p.m. Thursday, he tweeted . He ended his tweet with: "MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!" Barack Obama had used his authority as president to join the Paris accord without a vote in the Legislature. Read More »

WaPost: Russians Might Get US Diplomatic Compounds Back

According to the Washington Post , the Trump administration told Russian officials last month that it would consider handing the properties back over, if the Russians were to lift their freeze on construction of a new consulate in St. "We had no intention of ever giving them back", a former senior Obama official told the Post . No link would be made between the US and Russian properties , he reportedly told the diplomats. Read More »

Chicago's O'Hare airport gets $60 million for runway work

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Chao said in the statement. A total of $2.67 million goes to Westchester County for five individual airport projects. "I will keep fighting to bring meaningful investment to modernize New York State's airports which enhance overall quality and safety for the passengers and pilots that fly in and out of the state every day".ALBANY, N.Y. Read More »

Kevin Durant, LeBron James united in quest for National Basketball Association greatness

From being a win away from completing a historic campaign in which they set the record for most wins in a regular season, to being crying Jordan face'd into oblivion, the Warriors suffered the ultimate fall from grace. "That gives us a chance in any game". "I mean, he could have only impacted one team, had he stayed in Oklahoma City or gone somewhere else, there's no doubt that team would have been better, but it wouldn't have changed the fortunes for 27 other teams in the league". Read More »

Trump set to announce Paris climate accord decision

His supporters argue the accord restricts America's ability to do what it wants with its energy resources - an important sector of the economy. French President Emmanuel Macron said Trump was "reviewing" the Paris accord, and told reporters he'd urged Trump not to make a hurried decision during their first face-to-face talks in Brussels. Read More »

Modi urges Spanish firms to invest in India

PM Modi will be on a three-day visit to St Petersburg in Russian Federation beginning May 31 to June 02. " India is an enormous country and it offers many opportunities to Spanish firms in all sectors", he said before holding talks with Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy in Madrid . Read More »

Kids from 6 to 15 savor moments at National Spelling Bee

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Based on scoring from those and the previous rounds, a field of 72 spellers will be whittled down to nine to 12 finalists. To follow the spelling bee results on social media, use the hashtag #spellingbee on Twitter or follow the National Spelling Bee on Facebook , Instagram and Twitter. Read More »

Kansas lawmakers could exhaust their own budget

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The state now spends about $4 billion a year. The House scrambled to orchestrate a quick vote that initially showed the bill going down 62-59, but certain defeat led more than 20 representatives to flip their votes to "no". The Senate must vote on the plan first. But Rep. Stephanie Clayton, an Overland Park Republican, made the most incisive comment of the night: "This is why everybody hates us". Read More »

Three-Mile Island Nuclear Station To Shutter By September 2019

Chicago-based owner Exelon Corp. wants Pennsylvania to give nuclear power the same special treatment that's given to renewable energy, such as wind and solar. The accident began when a non-nuclear section of the plant failed, causing the pumps that cool the reactor's core to fail. With the sector reeling from lower power prices and flat demand, nuclear plants have become more dependent on capacity payments for revenue to cover their costs. Read More »