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White House seeks to wall off Russia questions

Team Trump had a reason to keep their outreach to Putin secret even if it was intended entirely in good faith , to secure a bargain that would be advantageous ...


NASA Parker Solar Probe sun mission named in honor of Eugene Parker

Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator, NASA . By sending the Parker Solar Probe into the corona of the sun , NASA is hoping to answer such questio...


Roy reassured of England place despite poor form

Set 306 win, Root's unbeaten knock of 133 - his 10th one-day global ton - underpinned England's reply, while opener Alex Hales struck 95 and Morgan finished...


Elon Musk says quitting White House advisory panels

Trump , who campaigned for president a year ago with an " America First " message, promised voters an American withdrawal. White House talking points obtain...


Paris mayor says Trump climate withdrawal 'a mistake with fatal consequences'

In a statement at the White House, Trump said the United States would immediately withdraw from the Paris accord but would try to renegotiate what he said...


Scientists say Antarctic shelf close to calving huge iceberg

The Larsen C Ice Shelf rift is the largest fissure observed to date in the region and highlights the overall vulnerability of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. "I...


Statement on U.S. Withdrawal from the Paris Climate Treaty

US President Donald Trump has announced that the United States will no longer participate in the 2015 Paris climate agreement , the landmark United Nations ...


Trump draws criticism from world leaders

According to Axios and CNN, both citing anonymous sources within the White House, Trump is expected to withdraw from the historic climate agreement. Reports t...


UN says US withdrawal from Paris deal 'major disappointment'

In explaining his decision , Trump painted a dystopian picture of the United States in which blackouts and brownouts were common and factories were shut down...


France, Italy, Germany defend Paris Accord, say it can not be renegotiated

And French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni said in a joint statement Thursday that they take ...


Trump set to announce his Paris climate deal decision

And we will start to renegotiate and we'll see if there's a better deal". "If we can, that's great, and if we can't, that's fine". In Germany, a statement iss...


It's a girl? Venus Williams opens up on Serena's baby

With her pregnant sister watching from the stands, Venus Williams overcame a sluggish start to beat Kurumi Nara of Japan 6-3, 6-1 and reach the third ...


Trump withdraws USA from Paris climate accord

Beyond that point, scientists worry that catastrophic impacts of warming become irreversible. Under former President Barack Obama , the US had agreed under t...


GOP rep: Trump's Paris deal exit 'misguided'

Abandoning the pact would isolate the USA from a raft of worldwide allies who spent years negotiating the 2015 agreement to fight global warming and pollution...


Trump says US will abandon global climate accord

Established at the 2015 conference, the Paris climate agreement between 195 countries pledged to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and avoid the most catastro...


Trump withdraws U.S. from Paris climate deal; says deal not

Trump, however, argued the agreement had disadvantaged the U.S. By abandoning the world's chief effort to slow the tide of planetary warming, Trump was fulfil...


Trump Announces Plan to Withdraw From Paris Climate Change Accord

President Donald Trump has announced that the USA will withdraw from the Paris climate agreement , but will begin negotiations to "re-enter either the Paris...


Chrome will have a built-in ad-blocker starting in early 2018

What's more, with Google the ultimate arbiter of good and bad ads, the search giant may be seen as wielding too much power - more so than it does now - in the...


Trump's pullout from Paris deal imminent

The Paris climate agreement is at the centre of President Obama's legacy, and is supported by every country except for Syria and Nicaragua. As part of a wide...


European Union leader urges Trump to stay in Paris climate deal

The White House is planning to a hold a meeting with technology leaders on June 19, an administration spokesman said Wednesday. Sen. Tim Kaine, a Democrat a...


Mahama warns Trump against withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement

China has said it will work with the European Union to uphold the global agreement on climate change even if the U.S. withdraws. If President Donald Trump...


President Trump's cellphone diplomacy raises security concerns

National security experts warn that even government-issued cellphones are vulnerable to eavesdropping from foreign governments. "He is anxious, his aides say...


Xperia XZ Premium, Xperia Touch and Xperia XA1 Ultra coming to US

Inside is octa-core Snapdragon 835 processor , 4GB RAM, 64GB storage and a 3,230mAh battery. Sony Mobile's hotly anticipated Xperia XZ Premium smartphone...


Two militants killed in Sopore encounter

He said both slain militants were locals and belonged to the Hizbul Mujahdieen. "Two militants were killed in the encounter", he added. "As the search party i...


Touts warned Manchester benefit gig tickets resold for profit will be cancelled

The concert will take place on Sunday at the Emirates Old Trafford cricket ground near Manchester Arena , with proceeds going to the Red Cross Manchester Eme...


Vladimir Putin calls US election claims a 'fiction'

Joël Deumier, president of French LGBTI organization said this man would only be the first one in a line of refugees, saying it "will continue". "We sought...


Trump to withdraw from Paris climate agreement, source says

China will "steadfastly" implement the Paris climate pact, Premier Li Keqiang said Thursday, urging others to do likewise as US President Donald Trump was due...


Pulling out of climate accord depresses USU professor, elates Utah's senators

Prior to the U.S.' decision, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that it was "absolutely essential" that the world implements the Paris agreement but...


Project Scorpio's Insides Get Revealed by Xbox Vice President

With this having had been the year of Sony when it comes to exclusives, many are looking at Scorpio as Microsoft's savior this year. It's still pretty nice to...


Dashcam video of Tiger Woods' arrest

Officer Christopher Fandrey approached Woods' driver-side window. The vehicle was running and had its brake lights illuminated. In the footage Woods doesn't...


Nighttime, early morning bombings in Baghdad kill 31

As families break their fast after sundown, restaurants and cafes in Baghdad quickly fill up. Only a few hours later another vehicle bomb struck the Gener...


CNN cuts ties with Kathy Griffin over video

Griffin had earlier posted behind the scenes footage from the shoot with photographer Tyler Shields on her Twitter account, writing: "I caption this 'there wa...


Gunfire and explosions heard at hotel near Manila airport

The incident began shortly after midnight, local time, the network reported. The complex, opposite the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, includes four hotel...


Exxon Mobil Shareholders Pass Historic Climate Motion

Past year the same resolution was supported by only 38% of shareholders, with Vanguard and BlackRock having voted against, in line with the company's recomm...


Trump poised to spark fury by pulling USA out of climate deal

World leaders, who had hoped to put out a statement of consensus on the Paris Agreement, expressed their frustration, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel decla...