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

Navy captain who conducted a pilot project with former President Barack Obama's White House to examine the regional challenges presented by climate change. On Thursday, President Donald Trump announced that the USA would withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, which 195 nations signed onto. And that's even after Trump decided the US should no longer participate in an worldwide agreement seeking to curb global warming. Read More »

Woman charged with top-secret leak denied bond

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District Court to determine whether to allow victor to be released on bond pending trial. "Sorry", Davis said , crying. "My biggest fear in all of this is that she's not going to get a fair trial". Prosecutors are expected to show jurors an earlier deposition in which Cosby said that he routinely gave women pills and alcohol before sexual encounters and gave at least one of them quaaludes, a now-banned sedative. Read More »

Penguins Halfway Home To The Stanley Cup

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Pittsburgh scored soon after to make it 3-1, a goal that was credited to Scott Wilson , who got a piece of the puck before it went off the skate of Nashville forward Vernon Fiddler and between Rinne's pads. The Penguins took all the steam out of the Predators early in the fatal third period , but the physical disputes continued to the final horn. Speaking of Guentzel, after an eight-game scoring drought, the rookie now has three goals within the last two. Read More »

Trump Denies Pressuring Comey and Accuses Him of Leaking

Comey said that, based on remarks about him by the president, he was sacked because of the FBI's ongoing investigation into Russian interference in last year's presidential election. The Trump lawyer also took issue with Mr Comey's admission that he had revealed some of his memos to the press. "Those were lies, plain and simple". Read More »

Trump lawyer denies president demanded Comey's loyalty

And like a good public servant, Mr. Comey said he could only offer honesty. "Those were lies, plain and simple". "President Trump made the right call firing former FBI Director Comey last month - especially after events from this past year put our national security at risk", U.S. Read More »

OnePlus shows off OnePlus 5, confirms dual camera

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Although the picture has only revealed the back side of the smartphone, still it is better than nothing. But the level of detail in the image is such that we can actually be pretty happy with such an image if our mobile cameras took this in night time. Read More »

Third London attacker was Moroccan-Italian - Italy investigative source

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Police stopped Zaghba because he was only carrying a one-way ticket and a backpack, and they suspected he meant to reach Syria via Turkey to join ISIS. Butt's family said Wednesday they were "shocked and appalled" by his actions. Alerts are made available in the United Kingdom through the Police National Computer and to Border Force officers at immigration controls. Read More »

Donald J. Trump Jr. calls James Comey a 'loser' after Senate hearing

The lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, said Comey had revealed himself as part of a group of people in the government "who are actively attempting to undermine this administration with selective and illegal leaks of classified information and privileged communications", by acknowledging he asked a friend to tell a reporter the contents of a memo he wrote documenting a conversation with Trump. Read More »

Macron says Trump handshake was 'moment of truth'

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They shook hands for an extended period of time. Maybe they compared notes about handshakes , as Mr Trudeau was judged to have coped well with Mr Trump's dominant grip when they met in Washington. Macron, attempting to maintain the deal, put Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdoğan together in operating from a position of showing "strength". Read More »

United Kingdom election: Britain goes to the polls

British voters went to the polls Thursday for an election envisioned to be dominated by the country's pending departure from the European Union but that ended up focusing on global terrorism following attacks in London and Manchester. Polls close at 10 p m United Kingdom time (2.30 am IST), with results expected to begin rolling in within an hour or so after voting finishes. The election is May's first since taking office after Britons voted by 52 percent to leave the European Union. Read More »

What happened in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault trial

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Constand went to Cosby's home another time in an attempt to find out the identity of the drugs she was given, she testified, but he was "evasive" with her. She told police she had not been alone with Cosby before the assault, and she also said she had no contact with him afterward. That 2005 suit was eventually settled out of court for an undisclosed amount. Read More »

Iran: un homme armé au mausolée de Khomeiny, des blessés

L'Iran est le théâtre de deux attaques simultanées dans deux endroits différents. Le gang d'assaillants serait constitué de 4 hommes armés au Parlement et de 3 autres au Mausolée de Khomeiny, dont 2 auraient été arrêtés. Le chef de la diplomatie allemande, Sigmar Gabriel, a condamné "de la façon la plus ferme" les attentats qui ont fait 12 morts mercredi à Téhéran et qui ont été revendiqués par le groupe État islamique (EI). Read More »

Paul Ryan: Trump's Private Meeting With James Comey A Rookie Mistake

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Comey said Trump did not attempt to get him to drop the overall Russian Federation investigation, just the part that related to Flynn, who the president fired in February for misleading Vice President Mike Pence about the extent of his conversations past year with Russia's ambassador to the United States. Read More »

Treasury appoints Dondo Mogajane as DG

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Mogajane has worked for the Finance Department since 1999 and was most recently the deputy director-general responsible for public finance. Mogojane, who has been acting DG since Fuzile left at the end of April, was previously Head of Public Finance within Treasury. Read More »

Deux Français disparus après l'attentat — Londres

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Le jeune homme de 27 ans, "passionné de musique électronique", était à Londres depuis neuf mois pour perfectionner son anglais. Le métro de Londres a rouvert lundi dans le quartier où l'attaque a été perpétrée, permettant à la vie normale de reprendre son cours après une paralysie de plus de 24 heures. Read More »

Charlotte Pride denies gay Trump supporter's float into parade

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Talbert, who displays a Trump/Pence sticker on his bumper and a "Not a Liberal" sticker on his pickup truck's rear window, told Charlotte's Fox46 , "I'm very proud of my country, proud of my president, and was once proud of my community". "I don't judge them for how they vote". Charlotte Pride did not immediately respond to a request for comment from TheBlaze. I believe men and women died to give us that right to choose our own leader. Read More »

Interior Head Orders Reconsideration For Sage Grouse Protections

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Since the early 1800s, more than half of the sage grouse's native habitat has been destroyed, and their numbers have plummeted by 97 percent, from an estimated 16 million to less than 500,000. The greater sage grouse, known for its elaborate mating rituals, once ranged by the millions across a broad expanse of the western United States and Canada. Read More »

White House defends Trump as scathing tweets raise concern

His comments are at odds with White House counselor Kellyanne Conway who said too much emphasis has been placed on Trump's tweets and not enough on the actions he takes as president. But White House officials on Monday once again tried to push the idea that Trump's tweets are not the official word out of the Oval Office as they faced questions about Trump's various declarations over the past 48 hours. Read More »

Trump souffle le chaud et le froid sur le Qatar

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L'administration américaine aurait sans doute préféré que Donald Trump se contente de houspiller la presse sur Twitter, mardi 6 juin. Le ministre estime que "les récents contrats militaires géants du président américain Trump avec les monarchies du Golfe renforcent le risque d'une nouvelle spirale à l'armement". Read More »

Alleged NSA leaker Reality Winner denied bail

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Winner's mother told NBC News on Tuesday that victor "would not jeopardize anybody's safety" and was "terrified" when she returned to her home in Augusta on Saturday to find federal agents waiting for her. The case against victor, who worked for NSA contractor Pluribus International Corporation in August, Georgia, appears formidable. The Intercept has come under criticism in the last few days for exposing its anonymous source by showing the government a copy of the leaked report. Read More »

May's election gamble flops as United Kingdom is headed for hung parliament

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An exit poll after Thursday's general election forecast that May would lose her overall majority after calling an election that she meant to strength her grip on parliament. She would, the reasoning goes, have been able to resist calls from some in her party who are prepared to see Britain leave without any sort of trade deal that would provide business easy and cheap access to the European Union single market. Read More »

UK Exit Poll Points to Hung Parliament

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Most recently in 2015, the BBC's exit polls were off by 22 seats, suggesting the Tories would be 10 seats short of a majority when they ended up with a majority of 12 seats. Instead, she risked an ignominious exit after just 11 months at Number 10 Downing Street, which would be the shortest tenure of any prime minister for nearly a century. Read More »