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Tillerson gets earful on climate change from Arctic governments

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed an global declaration highlighting the importance of the Paris Agreement in tackling climate change Thursday, even as the Trump administration considers withdrawing from the agreement. "We are fortunate to have a Secretary of State who is familiar with Alaska and knows just how close we are to neighboring countries that are building up their military presence in our waters and skies", Governor Walker said. Lire la suite »

Mount Everest's famed Hillary Step destroyed, says mountaineer

The near-vertical 12m rocky outcrop on the mountain's southeast ridge was named after Sir Edmund Hillary, who was the first to scale the mountain in 1953. Mr Mosedale, who is due to go back up Everest later this month, said he believed the Step was most likely a victim of Nepal's 2015 quake. "It could well just be gravity, but I would suspect the quake was the cause", he told the BBC . Lire la suite »

250000 sandbags on their way to flooded zones in Quebec, Ontario

A man is assisted by Surete du Quebec police officers after being evacuated from his home in the town of Rigaud, Que., west of Montreal, Monday. But that number was set to triple by the end of Sunday, including 500 in the immediate Montreal region, 400 in the area between Gatineau and Rigaud to the west, and more than 500 in the Trois-Rivieres region northeast of Montreal, said Lt. Lire la suite »

WannaCry Can Be Defeated With WannaKey Software Without Ransom Paying

According to data compiled by antivirus developer Kaspersky , an estimated 98 percent of computers crippled by " WannaCry " are still running a variant of Windows 7, especially the 64-bit version of the OS. Windows XP infections were negligible in fact - less than 0.10 percent. WannaCry garnered headlines after it managed to affect hundreds of thousands of systems globally. Lire la suite »

Biden: It's time for America to regain unity and purpose


Biden blasted negativity and divisiveness, asserting, "It's time for America to get up. It's time to regain our sense of unity and objective", he told graduating students. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. US President-elect Donald Trump, Vice President-elect Mike Pence, and former President Barack Obama, and former Vice President Joe Biden listen to the inaugural proceedings as Michelle Obama and Dr. Lire la suite »

Trump administration announces renegotiation of NAFTA

Many chapters are outdated and do not reflect modern standards. "I would note that many of these negotiations will be bilateral and numerous issues are bilateral, but our hope is that we will end up with a structure that is similar to what we have now", he added. Lire la suite »

North Korea says missile test confirms warhead guidance

He said the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) assessed that the launch did not pose a threat to North America, but emphasized that US officials were watching closely to protect allies in the region. The closed discussion will take place Tuesday. China says North Korea should stop its pursuit of nuclear missiles and the USA should stop the war games on and around the Korean Peninsula. Lire la suite »

Why singer Nicki Minaj is sending money to a village in India

Apparently, the Queens native has been quietly sending money to an impoverished village in India for the last couple of years. "This is the kind of thing that makes me feel the most proud", Minaj wrote on Instagram Saturday (May 20). "Blessings to India", she added. "I'm so proud of our sisters in India". Minaj said she would be dropping more details about her charity work in the "near future", in case fans want to get involved. Lire la suite »

Trump budget would cut food stamps by 25 percent

The president's daughter, Ivanka Trump, has been credited with the inclusion of the paid family leave proposal. The administration hopes that the funding would spur private, state and local spending on projects as the " first step " of Trump's pledge of a $1 trillion, 10-year plan to modernize roads, bridges, airports and utilities across the country, according to White House press secretary Sean Spicer. Lire la suite »

Comey will testify before Senate Intelligence Committee in open session

National security adviser H.R. McMaster said Sunday he doesn't really remember what President Donald Trump said in a meeting with Russian officials earlier this month. "By grandstanding and politicizing the investigation into Russia's actions, James Comey created unnecessary pressure on our ability to engage and negotiate with Russian Federation", he said. Lire la suite »

Man City beats Watford 5-0, qualifies for Champions League

Manchester City are now in the third spot ahead of the final weekend of this season , with Liverpool and Arsenal behind them. "[Aguero] will be here next season". After enduring the first trophyless season of his managerial career, at least Pep Guardiola has something to show from his debut campaign in English football. Lire la suite »

Cuomo asks Trump for funding for 'emergency situation' at Penn Station


The money would go toward short-term construction, transportation alternatives and the facilitation of a long-term resolution for Penn Station. In his letter Sunday to the president, Cuomo said he wants the federal government to help figure out and fund transportation alternatives while fix work is undertaken this summer after a spate of problems including two recent derailments. Lire la suite »

Simeone confirms he will stay at Atletico Madrid


Simeone has been a successful coach at Atletico since he joined in 2012, but his future has come under doubt. Atletico Madrid said farewell to their beloved Vicente Calderon stadium in the most fitting manner with a 3-1 win over Athletic Bilbao thanks to a double by homegrown hero Fernando Torres on Sunday before they move to a new ground. Lire la suite »

Fallen officers honored in ceremony in Jacksonville


He says "attacks on our police are a stain on the fabric of our society". Every year since 1982, members of our law enforcement community, their families and friends have gathered on this day in Washington, mourn the fallen and remember their heroism through a memorial service. Lire la suite »

Nelson's Four Seasons finale: Horschel over Day in playoff


World No. 1 Dustin Johnson never made a serious run and finished in a group of five players tied for 13th at 274. 16-18. Tringale was fifth at 9 under after a 67, with defending Nelson champion and Masters victor Garcia tied for sixth at 8 under after a 64 that also included three straight birdies at Nos. Lire la suite »

President Trump Speaks At Arab Islamic American Summit


The Arab Islamic American summit will be held at King Abdul Aziz Convention Centre on Sunday in Riyadh. But Trump also rejected the "clash of civilizations" rhetoric espoused by some of his more nationalistic advisers. Trump said the visit would happen before long. "I agree", the president responded. "Love your shoes. Boy, those shoes", he said. Even before the speech, the Saudi government applauded Trump for taking a "very bold and very historic step" to change the conversation - even ... Lire la suite »

Rep. Jason Chaffetz set to announce he will leave Congress in June

He has started digging into President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey and the former director's memo saying Trump asked him to drop the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. "I don't care who it is - Democrat or Republican - you can not have that happen", he said. "It's important to remember nobody's actually seen these documents", Chaffetz said on Sunday. Lire la suite »

Une Allemande tuée à Kaboul, une Finlandaise portée disparue


La porte-parole du ministère, Karoliina Romanoff, a confié à la télévision nationale Yle que le seul détail qu'elle pouvait donner était qu'il n'y a aucune information concernant les ravisseurs. Cependant, les citoyens afghans sont les premières victimes de cette industrie du crime qui fonctionne à coups de demandes de rançon et dans laquelle la complicité des forces de police est régulièrement dénoncée. Lire la suite »

Another OnePlus 5 Image Shows Dual Camera


Unfortunately, we can't say for sure whether this leak is the real thing, so we'd recommend taking it with a pinch of salt. Some of the images show that the camera will have a dual set up and will be horizontal, whereas others show it to have a vertical positioning, and the flash between the lenses. Lire la suite »

Texas House OKs new abortion limits despite court defeats


The Texas House has approved a controversial property tax bill. The bill would require abortion providers to bury or cremate fetal remains after they perform abortions and it would ban the donation of fetal tissue to medical researchers. She told her colleagues politicians have no place in the exam room. This is not the first time Texas has been down this road. Texas' Republican-controlled Legislature is advancing tough new limits on abortion, striking back after the U.S. Lire la suite »

Conservative drops out of Iran presidential election

Iran will simultaneously hold its 12th presidential election and the 5th City and Village Councils Elections on May 19. On Monday, Tehran's conservative Mayor, Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, also said that he withdrew from the presidential race to back another conservative candidate, Ebrahim Raisi. Lire la suite »