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China rules out renegotiation of Paris Climate Deal

Brussels and Beijing believe in "the full implementation, without nuances, of the Paris climate agreement ", Juncker said, and underlined that there can be ...


Ananya Vinay wins 2017 US Scripps National Spelling Bee

Charles County's speller, Milton M. Somers Middle School eighth-grader Haley Elizabeth Payton, 14, said prior to round two she was pretty nervous, but "I kinda ...


Former Penn State president Graham Spanier faces sentencing today

Curley received a seven to 23 month sentence with the first three months to be served in prison, the remainder under house arrest. All three were given two...


Explosion at Wisconsin corn milling plant kills at least 1

In this photo provided by Jeff Lange, firefighters work the scene following an explosion and fire at the Didion Milling plant in Cambria, Wis ., Thursday, June...


Fresno student headed to National Spelling Bee!

Asking the language of origin, Vinay was told it was "gibberish". Unflappable to the end, Ananya seized the opportunity when her steely opponent, Rohan Raj...


Pakistani president condemns bombing in Kabul

Lawmakers stood in silence as a mark of respect for victims during a session of Parliament attended by Afghan Ambassador to Australia Wahidullah Waissi. The nea...


GOP health bill a far cry from Trump promises

Only 8 percent want the legislation, which would repeal and replace the 2010 Affordable Care Act , approved as it now stands. That is to say that without...


Fact-Checking Trump's Speech On Paris Climate Agreement Withdrawal

The decision confirms Trump's "doctrine of America against the rest", writes the Volkskrant on Friday. Donald Trump , however, said that his administra...


MIT issues statement regarding research on Paris Agreement

Despite the decision by the United States, the second biggest polluter after China , to pull out of the deal, many analysts suggest the shift to a low-carbon e...


DOJ: No ethics conflict for special counsel in Russian Federation probe

According to the Post , "The new revelations add to a growing body of evidence that Trump sought to co-opt and then undermine Comey before he fired him May 9"....


House Intelligence Committee issues subpoenas in Russian Federation investigation

Why the change? Because after receiving Flynn's nyet, the Senate committee turned around and started sending subpoenas to Flynn's companies . The requests were...


Trump avoids pointing to Saudis' human rights failings

Speaking at the Israel Museum, he declared both sides ready to move forward, though there were no tangible signs of the dormant peace process being revived. -...


NATO Chief Not Shocked By Trump's 'Blunt And Direct' Speech

He later discussed the row with Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, who had condemned the leaks that left British authorities infuriated with their United Sta...


Paris climate deal: Trump pulls U.S. out of 2015 accord

Noting that Trump said he had had "extensive discussions" with people on both sides of the climate debate, it said: "One can only assume that Trump has ve...


Billionaire Bloomberg pledges $15 million to United Nations for climate change

Although many people are left hanging on what effect withdrawing the USA from the Paris agreement and re-negotiating it could have on the country, Delawar...


Changes That Could Come From Leaving The Paris Climate Deal

He said that remaining in the 2015 agreement would undermine the U.S. economy, cost United States jobs, weaken American national sovereignty and put the count...


Two bounty hunters and fugitive dead after shootout at Texas vehicle dealership

The dealership will be closed Wednesday, perhaps even longer. It wasn't immediately clear why Hutchinson had come to Texas from Minnesota. A cellphone vid...


ICE Flyers Urging People To Report Undocumented Immigrants Are Fake

Last week, Ice agents ate breakfast at a MI restaurant, complimented the chef on their meal and then proceeded to arrest three members of the restaurants kitche...


White House Communications Director Resigns After 3 Months

While his departure day is still unknown, he resigned on May 18th in a private meeting with president Trump and offered to stay on until the President compl...


White House official quits amid tensions

Dubke's job was to work behind-the-scenes managing the White House communications strategy and responses to crises, such as the firing of FBI director James...


Gov. Rick Scott announces special legislative session

The announcement also comes as Governor Scott is at odds with state lawmakers over funding for the state's tourism arm, VISIT Florida, and the job creation bran...


California Senate backs government-funded health care bill

Environment California applauded Sen.de León's vision on the bill. Almost every lawmaker who spoke acknowledged the bill's lack of details. "The last thing...


Rauner not ruling out signing stopgap budget

The "grand bargain" provided for a hefty income tax hike, Democratic-friendly initiatives to help low-income families and proposals such as a property tax freez...


US Media Reports of No Evidence of Kushner, Trump Campaign Misdeeds

Spicer was questioned on May 30 as to where if Trump had previous knowledge concerning multiple efforts by Kushner during December 2016 to establish a back cha...


Trump and the Paris climate agreement: What happens now?

First Daughter Ivanka Trump is moving on after her father announced his decision to withdraw the USA from the Paris climate accord on Thursday, despite pr...


Advantage Golden State Warriors in National Basketball Association finals series against Cleveland Cavaliers

While there was only a gentle drama leading up to this matchup, there should be a lot of action in this series. Golden State never looked back while committin...


Tech leaders react with dismay to US Paris agreement exit

As president, he has moved rapidly to reverse Obama-era policies created to allow the United States to meet its pollution-reduction targets as set under the ag...


Angela Merkel Slams Donald Trump's Decision to Quit Paris Accord

Before Mr Trump's formal announcement, Mr Benioff had shared a letter to the President strongly urging him to keep the U.S. in the Paris accord , signed by co...


One dead, two missing after blast at US corn mill

The explosion was reported at an ethanol plant in Cambria. As Ramirez and others waited for more information about the explosion and the workers, questions ...


Kushner in hot seat over Russia contacts as Trump blasts media

President Trump believes that Russian officials are laughing at how the investigation into Russian meddling in the election has dominated the news cycle in Was...


Spicer: WH Referring 'All Matters' on Russian Federation to Outside Counsel

Trump tweeted Tuesday: "Russian officials must be laughing at the USA & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News". A t...


Scientists to Come to France: 'Make Our Planet Great Again'

Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement fulfilled a campaign promise , but was expected to meet widespread opposition both a...


Todd Kohlhepp had a plea hearing Friday morning

Another couple, also killed by Kohlhepp , was discovered buried on his property - and he confessed to still more killings. Todd Kohlhepp's enters the court...


Georgia peach crop faces nearly 80 percent loss this year

The freeze, it turns out, was just as bad as neighboring SC, which is second only to California in annual peach production. A bulk of the peach crop died afte...


Crews look for 2 workers after fatal blast at Wisconsin mill

Columbia County Sheriff Dennis Richards said Thursday the first missing person was found dead at the Didion Milling explosion site. No information has been re...