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DC mayor reaffirms city's commitment to Paris climate deal


A Carrboro news release noted the town has been a climate protection leader since 2001, when the Board of Aldermen adopted a resolution pledging to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve air quality and save energy by joining the Cities for Climate Protection (CCP) program. Read More »

Are you ready? Hank Williams Jr. returning to 'MNF'

Williams' rendition of "All My Rowdy Friends Are Here on Monday Night" is one of the most well-known anthems for an American sports broadcast, thanks in large part to the easily quotable (and shoutable) question that theme asks: " Are you ready for some football? ". Read More »

Trump announces U.S. will withdraw from Paris global climate pact

He said there was progress happening "all over the world". Refresh for updates Hollywood wasted no time responding to President Donald Trump's decision to exit the Paris climate accord. Bush administrations. VIDEO: What is the Paris climate accord? The Sierra Club's executive director, Michael Brune, called the expected move a "historic mistake which our grandchildren will look back on with stunned dismay at how a world leader could be so divorced from reality and morality". Read More »

Flights to and from Qatar suspended in MidEast diplomatic row


Bankers in Saudi Arabia and the UAE said the situation was normal and they had received no guidance from their central banks on ties. Saudi Arabia closed its land border with Qatar, through which the tiny Gulf nation imports most of its food, sparking a run on supermarkets. Read More »

Former Penn State Administrators Sentenced in Sandusky Scandal

Judge John Boccabella summed up his remarks by calling the whole case "a Shakespearian tragedy", and characterized Spanier, Curley, and Schultz as "good men who made mistakes". They suggested that Curley was purposely forgetful, and that it defied common sense that Schultz seemed unwilling to acknowledge the sexual nature of the allegation about Sandusky. Read More »

Powerball ticket worth $50000 sold in Weber City


The jackpot is now at $375 million, making it the largest jackpot in the nation. But none of those tickets were in New Jersey. The Virginia Lottery says the stand-out ticket matched four of the first five winning numbers plus the Powerball number to win $50,000. Read More »

Kellyanne Conway's husband weighs in on Trump


When asked about Trump's controversial remarks in an interview on Monday's Today Show , Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway decried the media for its "obsession with covering everything [Trump] says on Twitter and very little of what he does as president". Read More »

3 bodies found at rural Indiana home; man sought


Around 4:30 p.m. Sunday, the Washington County Sheriff's Department did a welfare check at a residence located at 5882 South Beck's Mill Road, in rural Washington County, (approximately fourteen miles from the City of Salem). He should be considered armed and unsafe, police said. The vehicle should be bearing IN license plate, TK641MUK. Police say if you see him, do not approach him just call 911 because he's likely armed and risky. Read More »

EPA's Pruitt says leaving Paris Accord is about jobs, not politics

Trump has said "I'm not a believer in global warming". It found that seven in 10 registered voters (69 per cent) said the U.S. should participate in the agreement, compared with only 13 per cent who said the United States should not. Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo - both Democrats - also are joining the alliance. "I think it's important that everyone recognizes that the United States has a terrific record of reducing our own greenhouse gas emissions". Read More »

Weather Forecast: Nice end to the week

During this time, a cold front will be approaching out of the northwest keeping rain chances elevated. Showers and thunderstorms already moving through the Mid-South. This just means that the low pressure may pick up a little more rain and thunder. With the increased sunshine, temperatures will also go up. Next week looks to remain dry for the first part of the week with highs back in the upper 80s to around 90° on Monday before dropping down in the low-mid 80s the rest of the week. Read More »

World erupts in resounding criticism over Trump climate pact exit

He warned against making a fuss over the USA exit from the Paris deal and urged to establish conditions for joint work, reports Sputnik news agency. "As of today, the U.S. will cease all implementation of the non-binding Paris accord and the draconian financial and economic burdens the agreement imposes on the U.S.". Read More »

Ariana Grande, Niall Horan perform at 'One Love Manchester' benefit concert


Perry kicked up the intensity with a lung-busting rendition of "Roar" right afterward, channeling the power of "Part of Me" and fueling it with the inspiring words of one of her biggest hits. She appeared teary-eyed and emotional as she performed "Be Alright" and "Break Free". She even collaborated with others onstage: She sang Fergie's verse on the Black Eyed Peas hit, " Where Is the Love? " along with the group; she performed a duet with Cyrus; and she sang her debut song, "The Way", with ... Read More »

Police arrest 12 in connection with London terror attack

Metropolitan Police assistant commissioner Mark Rowley said "significant progress" had been made in identifying the attackers. "She had room in her heart for everyone and believed strongly that every person was to be valued and respected", the family said . Read More »

When It Comes To 'Covfefe' Merriam-Webster Has No Words


But not all LIRR customers were amused when the train's Twitter account offered its own take early Wednesday: "How many #LIRR commuters are enjoying their morning covfefe? ". Air France U.K. tweeted, "Breaking Our newest destination is sunny #Covfefe! ". Silicon Valley executive Andrew Crow went so far as to change his last name on Twitter to " Covfefe ". Read More »

Pakistan can't take Kashmir issue to ICJ: Sushma Swaraj


There is Indian Community Welfare Fund (ICWF) which is being used in this operations", Swaraj said. The Paris Agreement, which was signed in 2015, involves almost 200 countries with a goal to limit global warming well below two degrees Celcius above pre-industrial levels. Read More »

I represent people of Pittsburgh, not Paris: Donald Trump

Not long after, Musk tweeted that he was departing the council, adding that " climate change is real". European leaders and green organisations have expressed anger and dismay over the US' latest "anti-climate" step. administration to implement its worldwide commitments precisely and completely", Ghasemi said. Trump cited a study by the National Economic Research Associates - funded by the U.S. Read More »

Sen. Blunt: Trump Doesn't Need Ban for 'Extreme-Vetting' Plan

Parties who are challenging President Donald Trump's travel ban have until June 12 to respond to a petition from the Justice Department asking the Supreme Court to allow the ban to go into effect, the court said Friday. That order has also been blocked and an appeal is now headed to the Supreme Court . Federal judges in Maryland and Hawaii issued a nationwide block on the measure, sending the issue to the relevant appellate courts. Read More »

Comey Will Be Pressed On If Trump Interfered With Russia Probe


U.S. President Donald Trump reportedly does not plan to invoke executive privilege in an attempt to prevent former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey from disclosing potentially harmful information to Congress about statements Trump made about his embattled former national security director. Read More »

President Trump tweets push for Muslim travel ban

In another tweet, President Trump said, "we need the travel ban as an extra level of safety". Trump brought his revised travel order, issued in March, to the fore Saturday night, tweeting as news of the United Kingdom attack unfolded that the USA needs to be "smart, vigilant and tough", and that "We need the Travel Ban as an extra level of safety!" "It didn't make any sense the first time, it was painful the second time", he said. Read More »