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Holes in Trump's reasoning on climate pullout

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This country is the world's second biggest carbon emitter behind China. There was a mix of dismay and anger across the world. He says it's something the USA can be proud of. The Trump administration's announcement undermines a key pillar in the fight against climate change and damages the world's ability to avoid the most unsafe and costly effects of climate change. Read More »

Mueller Hires 13 Lawyers for Special Counsel

Rosenstein complaining about leaks in the case". "As the deputy attorney general has said numerous times , if there comes a point when he needs to recuse, he will". We do know, it's Rosenstein who appointed Bob Mueller as Special Counsel. On Thursday night, the White House released a rather mysterious statement, urging Americans to desist from believing reports emanating from "anonymous" sources. Read More »

E3 2017: Microsoft isn't making a profit on the Xbox One X

Microsoft introduced to the gaming world its latest addition to the Xbox One console family. So it's quite understandable if gamers are immediately wondering if they should even pony up the dough for the Xbox One X at all. Some games can output natively at 4K resolution, which packs in four times the pixels of 1080p Full HD, while others run somewhere in between those benchmarks and then are upscaled to 4K. Read More »

Amal and George Clooney welcome twins

Amal has been an inspiring working mother, working tirelessly throughout her pregnancy to fight against ISIS and shine a light on their human rights violations at the UN. Ramzi, in Beirut at the time of the birth, told the publication, "They are in great health, all is ideal". The happy news that Amal was expecting was first reported on US TV show The Talk in February. Read More »

Republicans divided as Trump reverses some Obama-era Cuba policies

Earlier Friday, Trump vowed to overhaul Obama's policies. In his statement, Flake called for the Senate's GOP leadership to allow a vote on his legislation that he said would eliminate "archaic restrictions" on travel to Cuba that "do not exist for travel by Americans to any other country in the world". Read More »

Cuba rejects new United States policy, calls it 'archaic'

Noting Trump's speech "laden with hostile rhetoric", Cuba said the events in Miami on Friday constituted a "step backwards in the relations between the two countries". "That will impact the Cuban economy negatively, and in that sense there's some leverage". US airlines and cruise ships would still be allowed to service the island. Read More »

Prime Minister To Hold Talks With NI's Five Main Parties

Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams turned Mrs May's own slogan against her to brand it "a coalition of chaos", adding: "Any deal which undercuts in any way the process here or the Good Friday Agreement is one which has to be opposed". Ministers have already said that the Queen's Speech, scheduled for 19 June, may have to be delayed because of the ongoing talks. It could also delay the start of Brexit talks. Read More »

Trump tweets criticism of former AG Lynch

Either you believe that former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey is a Boy Scout who makes Opie Taylor look like a snot-nose juvenile delinquent or you believe that Comey is a shrewd, calculating political insider who, like just about everybody else in Washington, looks out more than anything else for himself. Read More »

Castile trial had video evidence _ but not of key seconds

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Paul , shutting down traffic in both directions. Philando Castile was fatally shot by the officer July 6 in a St. Paul suburb seconds after he told the officer he was armed. "Mr. Castile's death was a bad tragedy, with devastating consequences for everyone involved", Dayton said in a statement. In July 2016, Yanez shot Philando Castile , 32, at point blank range during a traffic stop in Minnesota capital, St. Read More »

"Anxiety and fear" in N. Ireland over Conservative-DUP talks-Sinn Fein

After the opposition Labour party made hefty election gains by focusing heavily on national issues, May listed areas such as education and housing as top policy priorities. "We've had some very good discussions today and those discussions are continuing this afternoon", she said. "The Tory civil war on the European Union which has ripped it apart since the Maastricht rebellions of the early 1990s, and which the referendum was supposed to solve, is now raging again", said Chris Grey, an ... Read More »

La riposte de Donald Trump — Ingérence russe

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Trump, son premier directeur de campagne Corey Lewandowski, sur NBC. L'une d'entre elles, surtout, a focalisé l'attention des membres de la Commission. Avant d'ajouter: " Le FBI est honnête . Le FBI est fort, et le FBI est et sera toujours indépendant". "Mais c'est une conclusion que le procureur spécial étudiera certainement de très près pour tenter de comprendre quelle était l'intention (du président) et pour voir s'il s'agit d'un crime". Read More »

Brexit : Britain, EU to begin negotiations on Monday

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They have demanded that Northern Ireland Secretary of State James Brokenshire step aside from chairing any part of the talks. While the DUP continue to hammer out the details of the arrangement with the Tories, the other four main parties at Stormont confirmed they would be meeting Mrs May on Thursday. Read More »

Is This the Real Reason Sony Won't Allow Minecraft Cross Play?

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Both titles will be playable across PC, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One , making for a cool, overdue proposition. He referred to the issue of cords, and that "there's just more people" to think about. But as Spencer indicates, there's a method to Microsoft's apparent madness. It will "scale up" games not made at 4K resolution to enhance their visuals. Read More »

58 disparus présumés morts — Incendie à Londres

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La Première ministre Theresa May , qui devait se rendre sur place dans la matinée, a annoncé qu'il y aurait une enquête pour déterminer les causes de cette "tragédie épouvantable". Vendredi soir, elle a répété qu'elle était "profondément affectée" par les récits "terrifiants" des survivants. Pour le moment, seule une victime a été nommée. Read More »

The Secret Service says it doesn't have any Trump tapes

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But now, there's more reason to doubt any recordings ever existed. The mystery surrounding the alleged tapes was thrown back into the public eye during last week's Congressional testimony with Comey, as the former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief told lawmakers in response to their questioning that he had hoped there are tapes of their White House conversation. Read More »

GOP shooting: Scalise improving from brink of death

A hospital statement said Scalise was doing better over the previous 24 hours but would be in the hospital for some time. Also hurt but released from hospitals were two Capitol Police officers, David Bailey and Crystal Griner , and House GOP aide Zack Barth. Read More »

Trump publicly acknowledges Russia probe includes him

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who took over after Attorney General Jeff Sessions removed himself from the investigation in March, reportedly said in a meeting with Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand that there was a possibility he would recuse himself from the probe that has dogged Trump before and since he took office, ABC News reported Friday . Read More »

US Open leaderboard crowded at the top

At 6-under 138, he trails four players by a shot as he readies for 36 more holes at Erin Hills. Count former Taylor County and University of Kentucky star J.B. South Korea's Si Woo Kim, who won the Players Championship in May, was a shot behind after covering the back nine in 34 and picking up a shot on the first. Read More »

Trump family flies to Camp David

Former President Obama had visited four times by this point in his presidency; former President George W. Bush had made 11 trips to the presidential retreat. Earlier this year, Trump suggested he was not inclined to visit the rural Maryland getaway. Prior to getting into office, President Trump said in an interview that "Camp David is very rustic, it's nice, you'd like it". Read More »