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Paris climate agreement: What you need to know

Not only has he weakened American influence in the world, he has also damaged our relationship with some of our most important allies who no longer believe they can rely on the U.S.as a partner. T...

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World pledges to save 'Mother Earth' despite Trump's snub to climate pact

In a rare statement on his successor's policies, Obama said: "Even in the absence of American leadership; even as this administration joins a small handful of nations that reject the future, I'm con...

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CBO Score Says AHCA Will Leave 23 Million More Uninsured

In some regions, people with pre-existing medical conditions and others who were seriously ill "would ultimately be unable to purchase" robust coverage at premiums comparable to today's prices, "if ...

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Gunman torches Philippine casino

Gunman torches Philippine casino

Oscar Albayalde, chief of the capital's police office, said those who died were in the casino's main gaming area. "Severe loss of blood from the gunshot wound significantly slowed down the assailant...

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Former FBI Director James Comey to testify on June 8

Democratic lawmakers on Friday warned President Trump about any attempt to block former FBI Director James Comey's testimony before Congress next week. Executive privilege has literally been a...

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Cuomo Announces Climate and Jobs Initiative Partnership With Cornell University

The state on Friday also said it would double to $300 million the funding for two existing NYPA clean-energy programs-K-Solar, which seeks to put solar arrays on school rooftops, and BuildSmartNY, aim...

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With wind in sails, Corbyn wins hearts in Brexit town

With wind in sails, Corbyn wins hearts in Brexit town

But Mr Corbyn insisted Labour had a "great team of very experienced people" who could be trusted to negotiate Brexit, insisting that the United Kingdom would "not necessarily be poorer" following with...

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Putin says hacking of Democrats may have been false flag

Putin says hacking of Democrats may have been false flag

Russian President Vladimir Putin said USA officials blaming Russia of interfence in the US election to help Donald Trump become president "reminds me of anti-Semitism and blaming the Jews. "If t...

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EU chief: EU, China believes Trump climate decision 'a big mistake'

Speaking with Robert Mangino on the KDKA Afternoon News on Friday, the Vice President said the decision is what's right for the American people. Those who supported Trump's decision to pull ou...

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Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church holding Annual Men and Women's Day

Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church holding Annual Men and Women's Day

To register, call the church office at 815-824-2359 or register on the first day of the event. The event will feature a newly formed community choir under the direction of Roy James and praise and...

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Green Energy Industry Reacts To U.S. Leaving Paris Climate Agreement

Green Energy Industry Reacts To U.S. Leaving Paris Climate Agreement

Donald Trump claimed he was representing Pittsburgh when he left the Paris climate accord this week but its mayor has now come out and criticised his decision. French President Emmanuel Macron st...

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Sterling drops on risk of hung United Kingdom parliament

Sterling drops on risk of hung United Kingdom parliament

A new projection by YouGov for the Times finds that the Conservatives are set to lose twenty seats and Labour gain almost 30 seats in next week's general election in a result that would compl...

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Putin: 'Don't worry, be happy' as Trump ditches climate deal

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he believes former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden was wrong to leak U.S. spy secrets, but he is not a traitor. "Does squabbling o...

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German Ambassador: 'No, No, No' Feud Between Trump, Merkel

German Ambassador: 'No, No, No' Feud Between Trump, Merkel

White House spokesman Sean Spicer , asked about the President's relationship with Ms Merkel , told a news briefing: "They get along very well". The chancellor went on to say that the German gov...

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Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden dies aged 35 after cycling collision

Nicky Hayden , former MotoGP world champion from Kentucky, died in Cesena, Italy , five days after a bicycle crash left him with multiple serious injuries . Hayden's fiancee Jackie was joined at...

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Gov. Charlie Baker says MA will join US Climate Alliance

Trump said Washington would not honour its carbon-cutting contribution, nor global climate finance commitments made under his predecessor Barack Obama . "There are many other examples but the bo...

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French Ministry takes on Trump with its own climate change video

Trump said that under the agreement, China will be able to increase these emissions by a staggering number of years - 13. European Climate Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete told reporters in...

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Putin Suggests US Hackers Might Have Framed Russians in DNC Scandal

Putin, speaking at an economic forum in Russian Federation, said that although he thinks it would have been better for the U.S.to try to change the agreement rather than leave it, he isn't rushing to ...

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China makes concessions to Germany on electric car quotas

China makes concessions to Germany on electric car quotas

Merkel said she wanted quick progress on an EU-China investment deal and that this would be a precondition to any free trade talks, a move Li said would be timely. While traveling overseas last week,...

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Brazil court injunction freezes 800 million reais of JBS' owner Joesley Batista

Brazil court injunction freezes 800 million reais of JBS' owner Joesley Batista

State witness testimony from J&F's owners Joesley and Wesley Batista that they spent 600 million reais to bribe almost 1,900 politicians in recent years deepened Brazil's political crisis that threate...

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Putin on Trump's withdrawal from Paris Accord: 'Don't worry, be happy'

Putin on Friday also echoed a popular talking point of Trump's, that investigations into ties with Russian Federation is a fake story put forth by Democrats bitter they lost the election. Despite the ...

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Trump says "no" to the Paris Agreement

May's office says she spoke to President Donald Trump after his announcement and "expressed her disappointment with the decision ". Activist groups including the Sierra Club and Indivisible Chica...

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EU, China united on climate, still divided over trade

EU, China united on climate, still divided over trade

Speaking in Berlin on Thursday, Li underlined strong support for the 2015 Paris climate change accord from China, which overtook the United States as the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gase...

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Barrasso, Enzi and Cheney comment on United States leaving Paris Climate Agreement

There was a mix of dismay and anger across the world. As I've argued here before, the risk that climate change will have catastrophic effects justifies investing to predict, mitigate and adapt to ...

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India committed to Paris climate deal: minister

Separately, Kremlin aide Andrei Belousov told reporters that the USA withdrawal punched a gaping hole in the pact, rendering it unworkable. Former FBI Director James Comey will testify next Thursday...

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Billionaire Bloomberg pledges US$15m to United Nations for climate change

Billionaire Bloomberg pledges US$15m to United Nations for climate change

However, had we stayed in the deal, many of those same people would have been up in arms over a loss of jobs or perceptions that other nations weren't doing their part . Knowing the good work tha...

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Vladimir Putin: 'Don't worry' about Trump climate deal move

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today left for France after wrapping up his Russian Federation visit during which he held talks with President Vladimir Putin and attended an global economic forum her...

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One Love Manchester concert: over 10000 "unscrupulous" applied for free tickets

It's a few miles from the Manchester Arena where a suicide bomber claimed 22 lives and injured dozens more. 22 people, including an eight-year-old girl, died in the terrorist attack, while over 10...

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Bloomberg pledges $15M to United Nations to cover U.S. climate share

Bloomberg pledges $15M to United Nations to cover U.S. climate share

Just so we're clear, the president's position on one of the world's most pressing issues is, at this point, a White House secret. The treaties allow companies to sue a government in an ad hoc arbitr...

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Putin: Russia struck no secret agreements with Trump team

The Ukrainian government is making every effort to prevent the implementation of the Minsk agreements, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday at the plenary session of the 2017 St. "Citi...

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Iranians deliver emphatic win for Rouhani

Iranians deliver emphatic win for Rouhani

Moderate Iranian President Hassan Rouhani celebrated his surprisingly decisive re-election victory as a clear sign that the country rejects hardliners who want to isolate the country from the worl...

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Rafael Nadal blows away Nikoloz Basilashvili to reach French Open fourth round

Rafael Nadal blows away Nikoloz Basilashvili to reach French Open fourth round

PARIS Georgian Nikoloz Basilashvili , who managed to win only one game in his French Open third-round demolition by Rafael Nadal on Friday, has no advice for the Spaniard's next opponent because...

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Sea lion drags young girl off dock and underwater in scary video

Tourists in British Columbia got a bit of a scare when a sea lion grabbed a little girl and dragged her into the water . A man standing near the girl immediately jumped into the water after her, ...

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Putin is full of praise for Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on June 2. Asked if Russia is happy to see divisions in North Atlantic Treaty Organisa...

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Putin ridicules US focus on ambassador contacts

President Putin thanked the US businessmen for their participation in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum amid continuing slump in Russian-US relations. "Modern technologies allow that t...

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