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Global reaction: Trump pulls United States out of Paris Agreement on climate change

According to a city news release, the agenda is in place to compliment and build off existing efforts and other local initiatives that are now underway. The president said he is open to reentering the Paris deal if it were to be renegotiated with the United States in mind. He stressed all European Union nations are sticking together to make the deal work and expressed his doubts that any country around the world would follow Trump's lead. Read More »

London Bridge attack: What do we know so far

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At least 30 people were injured . May, whose ruling Conservative Party is perceived as holding a narrow lead over the opposition left-leaning Labour Party, will chair a meeting of the government emergency response committee on Sunday, the AP reported . Read More »

Gareth Bale: Real Madrid's Champions League triumph 'incredible'

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Gareth Bale described Real Madrid's 4-1 Champions League final victory over Juventus as "incredible" after battling back from injury to play in his hometown of Cardiff . In the face of a formidable Juventus team , he changed this one, too, with two goals on the pitch where we saw him cut Millwall to shreds in an FA Cup final when he was a showboating 19 year-old. Read More »

Ireland's next prime minister is a conservative, gay 38-year-old

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Ireland allowed gay marriage by a popular vote in 2015 but still has Europe's toughest laws against abortion and Varadkar has campaigned for liberalising them. Varadkar was backed by a majority of the Fine Gael's local council members and, crucially, 51 of its 73 parliamentary colleagues, whose votes counted for 65% of the total. Read More »

Putin Upbeat After Trump Withdraws US From Global Climate Agreement

Yet, the Paris Agreement has no alternative. In Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted that the US withdrawal won't prevent the rest of the world from pressing ahead with efforts to curb global warming. above and beyond the Paris accord". "Even if climate change does not exist, the saving of energy and the use of free raw materials such as sun and wind are an economic success story". Read More »

SpaceX tries again to launch 1st recycled supply ship

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The photo made available by USA space firm SpaceX on June 3, 2017 shows the company's Falcon 9 rocket launching at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the United States. But just launching isn't enough for SpaceX . If all goes well after tonight's launch, the Dragon will whisk through orbit until it nears the space station on June 4. Read More »

Apple Has Paid App Store Developers More Than $70 Billion To Date

Since the release of iOS 10 last fall, iPhone and iPad users have also experienced new engaging and creative ways to connect, such as giving a friend a Starbucks gift card using Apple Pay, collaborating on a fashion design sketch using Prêt à Template, or making someone smile with an endless assortment of stickers. Read More »

BA Boss denies outsourcing was the root cause of their latest woes

The Uninterruptible Power System (UPS) system that broke down was at Boadicea House at Heathrow - a building built for state-owned BOAC. But a source told the Telegraph that power "resumed in an uncontrolled fashion", damaging servers containing all sorts of data about flights, passengers and even flight paths. Read More »

Apple Siri Speaker Production Underway Tips Rumor

When developers gather in San Jose next week for Apple's annual conference, there could be a new voice-powered speaker waiting to greet them. Apple Inc is looking to differentiate its smart speaker from Amazon's by offering virtual surround sound technology. Read More »

Apple says payouts from App Store total $70bn

Recently, Google Home was updated with a calling functionality and Amazon Echo got a brother with a touch screen called Echo Show . 'Based on our analysis of in-app revenue-not inclusive of advertising revenue-nearly double the number of publishers made their first $1 million in annual revenue past year on the U.S. Read More »

Djokovic in great Paris escape, Nadal cruises

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This would mark her first appearance in the quarterfinals at The Open since 2006. As light rain fell, Djokovic regained his composure - despite berating the ball boys - to level the match at two sets each and was quickly a break up in the decider. Read More »

IPhone Siri speaker set for WWDC debut

It is also a chance for Apple bring its services like AirPlay, Apple Music and Apple HomeKit to a wider audience. Naturally, first party services will be the ones to take the lead. We see these devices driven by natural user interfaces like voice as the future of computing. It won't be the only new Apple device on display either. Read More »

Simon Cowell to pay for Britain's Got Talent dancer's scoliosis surgery

MERSEYGIRLS star Julia Carlile narrowly avoided disaster during the Britain's Got Talent final tonight as she nearly toppled off a chair. Magic act DNA also went through after an wonderful act that saw them use the "power of persuasion" to have Simon Cowell find a word in the dictionary that David Walliams had secretly written down. Read More »

Modi tells Macron India will 'go beyond' Paris climate accord

French President also mentioned that Indian soldiers who sacrificed their life for France and its freedom, is an evidence of strong bonds between the two countries. This story has been corrected to show the firm name of India's prime minister is Narendra , not Nahendra. Modi said several Indians fought in the first two world wars for world peace. Read More »

Erie County Seeks to Hold Itself to Paris Climate Agreement

The city of Pittsburgh aims to transition to 100% renewable energy sources - like wind and solar - by 2035. With the federal government stepping away from climate action, American state and city governments and the private sector are shouldering the effort to curb greenhouse-gas emissions. Read More »

How Michael Bloomberg is defying Trump's withdrawal from the Paris climate accords

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Pruitt gave that sort of answer again and again as he dodged similar questions, then he turned the stage over to White House press secretary Sean Spicer , who also repeatedly refused to answer the simple question. Responding to the press conference as it unfolded, the Sierra Club tweeted: "The Sierra Club fully supports the Paris Agreement". "We're going to do it because it's the right thing to do". Read More »

Leaders pledge to boost climate efforts after Trump decision

The worldwide community needs to become united and make tenacious efforts to persuade Trump to reconsider his decision. If the United States wants to be a leader in the world then we have to be willing to work with others and truly lead. "We've said we know this matters to you a lot, we know this is a huge potentially epic issue for the world, we know that some of you are particularly vulnerable, but we drop out". Read More »

Sean Spicer's simple response to Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

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Dubke's departure comes as aides say Trump has grown increasingly frustrated by allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and revelations of possible ties between his campaign and Moscow. "I think these guys understand that one of the ways to weaken somebody else is to do it through the press", Allen said, "Because Trump pays so much attention to what the media is saying". Read More »

Microsoft showcases Windows Mixed Reality headsets

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Han spoke about a diverse mix of Windows 10 devices that take advantage of new capabilities such as enhanced inking, built-in game broadcasting, and advanced security all captured in handsome hardware designs. The new Snapdragon-powered devices will support a "hypermobile" experience with long battery life and fast LTE connectivity, Qualcomm said. For the latest on Microsoft's involvement at Computex visit the Windows Blog . Read More »

Paris climate accord puts 'President Bannon' in spotlight

Modi, whose country is the third-biggest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world, said in Russian Federation on Friday that he would continue to back the deal. Trump's walk away from the Paris agreement might very well make life more hard for Notley on the pipeline front. This decision could also undermine other global goals for the Trump administration. Read More »

Donald Trump blasts 'very bad' Germany on Twitter

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Modi's visit to Spain will be first visit by an Indian prime minister since 1988. "Democracy and diversity are the pillars of a values-based global order". Merkel". The two countries are also not on the same page on climate policies. "That's what the President called for". The message came minutes after Merkel and Modi held a joint press conference in which the German leader called India a "reliable partner with respect to big projects". Read More »

NYC Lights Up Green in Support of Paris Climate Accord

Robert Orr, one of the architects of the Paris accord and a former special advisor to the UN secretary general on climate change, told a foreign agency that the United States had already been on track to achieve about half its Paris reductions commitment. Read More »