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US Refuses to Sign G7 Climate Pledge


Rather, it says that the accord is "the global instrument for effectively and urgently tackling climate change and adapting to its effects". However, if the US were to hew to its Paris commitment, emissions would need to drop far more. PRESIDENT Donald Trump's plan to withdraw the United States of America from the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change is a setback for the efforts of responsible countries trying to reduce carbon emissions. Read More »

Key takeaways from the Jeff Sessions Senate hearing

King tried once more to get Sessions to say whether the president discussed the Russian Federation probe with him. Wyden noted Comey's testimony last week before the Senate Intelligence Committee, where the former FBI director called Sessions' "continued engagement in a Russia-related investigation problematic", but that he could not discuss the details in public. Read More »

Stuart Hogg may have lost sight if he stayed with the Lions

Jonathan Joseph, Tommy Seymour and captain Sam Warburton all ran in tries for the often-threatening Lions , but the tourists were undone late on at the coal face. "We watched how the Lions have been playing, they just keep coming wave after wave and the boys were just outstanding getting up and tackling and throwing their bodies into it". Read More »

Cornet, Garcia advance in boost for home fans at French Open

It was very slow and heavy conditions and to be coming back was hard. Two of them come on Saturday when Andy Murray takes court against Juan Martin Del Potro . Del Potro, whose groin caused him trouble in the last match, struggled when stretched wide or in hunting down short balls. A nine-time French Open champion and the hot favourite to win once again this year, Nadal breezed into the quarter-finals with a straight-sets thrashing of compatriot Roberto Bautista Agut, 6-1 6-2 6-2. Read More »

Dennis Rodman returns to North Korea hoping 'to open the door'

A North Korean foreign ministry official confirmed that Warmbier was released and left the country Tuesday morning. Rodman was surrounded by journalists when he arrived at Beijing's airport to catch a flight for the North Korean capital, which he said he was visiting as a private citizen. Read More »

Warriors' Game 5 win wraps up highly-watched NBA Finals

Durant drove left, right and down the middle, knocked down three-pointers, dished and dunked. "There's no doubt in my mind that he will return as the coach of this team ", Myers told ESPN after the Warriors won the National Basketball Association championship after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers in five games. Read More »

Comey's dad says son 'laughs' over subject of leaking


The President's son said the family was "vindicated" after the Comey testimony as what he said was "basically ridiculous" and that Mr Comey had never been asked to drop the Russian Federation investigation. Trump should have given a straight answer when asked whether he has tapes of his communications with Comey during last week's news conference, Republican Senator Susan Collins of ME told CNN on Monday. Read More »

No 3-on-3 action for LeBron James at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

As LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers look to fight off elimination again in the NBA Finals Monday night, the star revealed his dream 3-on-3 team. Just so you know, James is now 3-5 all-time in the NBA Finals following last night's defeat - not exactly dominant, but not too awful either. You see in these other sports where they go compete in the Olympics but they have regular day jobs. Read More »

Rafael Nadal Wins Historic 10th French Open Title


Nadal clutches the trophy. - Nadal claimed his sixth French Open to equal the record of Borg , also taking his Slam total into double figures at 10. Wawrinka had a game plan coming in. Wawrinka tried to become the oldest French Open victor since Andres Gimeno in 1972. Rafael Nadal of Spain (R) and Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland posing with their trophies after their men's singles final match during the French Open tennis tournament at Roland Garros in Paris , France, ... Read More »

Dhawan, Kohli seal semi-final berth with commanding win

The unsafe partnership of Hashim Amla and Quinton de Kock struggled to get the ball away as they maintained a run rate below four throughout their lacklustre partnership. "We had to bring him into the squad because we are left with only seven batters at the moment", added the fit-again all-rounder, who was there at the finish against India with 52 not out. Read More »

Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before Senate Intelligence Committee

He testified that he never had any meetings or conversations with Russian officials or any other foreign official "concerning any type of interference with any campaign or election". And last week, fired FBI Director James Comey testified in a closed-door meeting with the senators that Sessions may have had an undisclosed third meeting with the Russian ambassador. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo says 'there is no tax evasion scheme'


Ronaldo denied the accusations through his representatives late on Tuesday. Additionally, the prosecutor accused Ronaldo of declaring 11.5 million euros ($17.8 million) earned from 2011-14 in a tax return filed in 2014, when the prosecutor said Ronaldo's real income during that period was nearly 43 million euros ($66.6 million). Read More »

Walters Not Convinced That Thurston Will Be Back For Origin II


Those figures were enough to give the telecast the biggest ratings numbers of the year so far, and scored Nine a hefty 45.2 per cent of the evening's total audience. NSW could not have wanted a more positive or stunning start. Morgan will back up for the Cowboys against the Titans in Townsville on Saturday after getting through 52 minutes of game time off the bench unscathed, but centre Justin O'Neill is set to miss after leaving the field with concussion. Read More »

Mexico draw with U.S., maintain lead at top of qualifying group

But in the context of history, it's a brilliant result. Midfielder Michael Bradley noticed Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa was out of position and chipped the ball into the back of the net from over 30 yards out. Demarcus Beasley slipped off for one moment, while Brad Guzan did his typical Brad Guzan thing and allowed a shot to slip past him on the near post. Read More »

India In The Semi-finals: ICC Trophy 2017

With the pace bowlers too keeping it tight, they were able to create enormous pressure on the South African batsmen and that led to three run outs, including crucial ones of skipper AB de Villiers and David Miller, to smart fielding. Their efforts were swiftly put into perspective by India's top order, with Dhawan making 78 from 83 balls before Kohli guided his side home with a typically classy unbeaten 76 to set up a probable meeting with neighbours Bangladesh at Edgbaston on Thursday. Read More »

Antoine Griezmann Confirms He Will Be At Atletico Madrid Next Season

United have subsequently cooled their interest and Griezmann, 26, told French television show Telefoot on Sunday that he appreciated it is now a "hard time" for Atletico. The Colchoneros' transfer ban is no good news for many European clubs that have set sights on some of the best players of Atletico. The 26-year-old tweeted a photo of him scoring for Atletico, with the caption: "Now, more than ever". Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo charged with tax fraud in Spain

Because of that business structure, the prosecutor's office says that Ronaldo supposes a "voluntary" and "conscious" breach of its fiscal obligations in Spain. "I know that these things can be resolved with the best decisions". The football world in Spain has been rocked by charges of tax evasion or corruption pressed against some of its top stars. Read More »

149th Belmont Stakes payoffs

The Belmont victor, a $1.2 million yearling purchase at Fasig-Tipton's Saratoga yearling sale in 2015, is co-owned by Bridlewood Farm, Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, and Robert LaPenta . "Well, this is our home base", Pletcher said. "This is where we live". So it's extra special. "It was everything that we had talked about", Pletcher said. Read More »

No locals taken on first day of Major League Baseball draft

HUNTER GREENE , RHP, Notre Dame H.S. (California), 6-3, 195. Twins scouts saw enough of Lewis at shortstop during practices and on the summer circuit to believe he can stay at the demanding position long term. (North Carolina), 6-1, 190. Meanwhile, some first-round picks were used to make key trades. His 178 career RBIs were second in school history, while his 28 HRs were tied for sixth. Read More »

LeBron James: 'I Don't Believe I've Played for a Superteam'

So what if his team is down 3-0 against the Golden State Warriors in the 2017 NBA Finals facing elimination? Marcellus Wiley, also part of The First Take panel, predicted James will re-sign with the Cavaliers because Cleveland might give him his best options to win another championship sooner with Kyrie Irving in his prime. Read More »

PK Subban: Predators will beat Penguins in Game 3


He might see his name etched on Stanley Cup for a second time instead. After two periods of Game 2 on Wednesday night, the Predators should've felt confident about their chances of evening their Stanley Cup final series against Pittsburgh . Read More »