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Author: 0 Elon Musk, Google, Microsoft, and more decry Trump's withdrawal from Paris accord

Trump is expected to announce on Thursday that the USA will leave the landmark global pact aimed at curbing carbon emissions globally and fighting the effects of climate change. More than two decades of climate diplomacy produced the Paris Agreement in December 2015. While traveling overseas last week, Trump was repeatedly pressed to stay in the deal by European leaders and the Vatican.

Global Media New developments in Manchester attack probe
Author: 0 New developments in Manchester attack probe

Sources said the family are from Cheshire. Abedi died in Monday's blast the Grande concert. The elder Abedi was arrested shortly after speaking to the AP, Salem said. Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said the level of activity in the probe is "intense" and continuing "at pace". Trump on Thursday pledged to "get to the bottom" of the leaks, calling them "deeply troubling" and asking the Justice Department and other agencies to "launch a complete review of this matter".

Global Media GST impact neutral for construction and infra sector
Author: 0 GST impact neutral for construction and infra sector

Principal Commissioner of Service Tax Bijay Kumar presented the data at GST training programme organised by CII. EMEs like China and Brazil have their most of commodities falling under the tax rate of 17%, 10% individually. He said training academies like Nacin have a very vital role to play to forge a proper coordination between taxation authorities of the Centre and the states, to implement GST, which is a product of Federal India.

Global Media White House communications director Mike Dubke resigns
Author: 0 White House communications director Mike Dubke resigns

Dubke, who served in the post for three months, has offered to stay on during Trump's first trip overseas, an offer the president accepted. His official last day is unclear. Previously, White House press secretary Sean Spicer had also filled the role of communications director but the workload became too heavy for him. In confirming his early departure, Dubke told Politico the reasons were "personal", but showered praise on his fellow White House staffers and his time working for Trump.

Author: 0 World leaders reaffirm commitment to fighting climate change

Washington time (9 p.m.in Brussels). Trump is expected to announce his decision on Thursday afternoon US time (3 p.m. EDT; 1900 GMT). Aides were deliberating on "caveats in the language", one official said . For the Republican president, a withdrawal would reflect his "America First" approach to policy, unencumbered by global obligations. Some of his aides have been searching for a middle ground in an effort to thread the needle between his base of supporters who oppose the deal for fear ...

Global Media Unidentified object flies over North Korean border
Author: 0 Unidentified object flies over North Korean border

The JCS also dismissed the possibility that the balloons were launched by South Korean civic groups, citing its radar imagery that showed different looks - North Koreans typically use round bags, unlike the South's rod-shaped ones. Pyongyang weighed in on the issue Thursday, with a spokesman for its military telling the official Korean Central News Agency that the mysterious flying shape was simply "a flock of birds flying in the sky".

Global Media Jeremy Corbyn refuses to rule out Labour coalition deal with SNP
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn refuses to rule out Labour coalition deal with SNP

According to Corbyn, as expressed in a Labour Party Twitter statement, "only Labour can be trusted to unlock the talent of black, Asian and minority ethnic people, who have been held back by the Conservatives ". Before the debate started Mr Corbyn had challenged Mrs May saying that her party had "been conducting a stage-managed arms-length campaign and have treated the public with contempt".

Global Media Police Body-Cam Footage Offers New Insights On Pulse Nightclub Massacre
Author: 0 Police Body-Cam Footage Offers New Insights On Pulse Nightclub Massacre

The newly released video shows the chaos officers encountered when they arrived at the club. The shooting, which killed 49 people and injured dozens more on June 12 2016, was the deadliest in modern American history. The footage is a mix of bodycams from nine different officers and three different police agencies. One of the officers on the scene, Kyle Medvetz, recalled how he passed injured people lying on the ground as he entered the club, but couldn't help them as police training ...

Global Media Twitter to livestream 5 BBC UK election specials
Author: 0 Twitter to livestream 5 BBC UK election specials

The corporation and the wider media have repeatedly been accused of being institutionally biased against Jeremy Corbyn , with veteran broadcaster David Dimbleby this week saying he doesn't think the Labour leader has had a "fair deal" from newspapers.

Global Media Trump to withdraw from Paris climate deal
Author: 0 Trump to withdraw from Paris climate deal

Director of Strategic Communications Hope Hicks had said that Trump planned to make a decision on whether to pull out of the climate agreement this week. She said for the U.S. "to throw our lot in with the very, very small number of countries" would be a breach of an agreement. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and 21 other Republican sent Trump a letter last week urging him to follow through on his campaign pledge to pull out of the climate accord.

Global Media President Trump will announce his decision on the Paris Accord Thursday
Author: 0 President Trump will announce his decision on the Paris Accord Thursday

Finland's Prime Minister Juha Sipila said a USA withdrawal would be a big setback, adding that "we must find partners to continue, because this work must not stop". Climate change is unstoppable. China signed the agreement. When asked about the U.S.'s possible move Thursday, a spokesperson for China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs described climate change as a global challenge that no one country can ignore.

Global Media Dem: Sessions, Kislyak story may be 'big time perjury'
Author: 0 Dem: Sessions, Kislyak story may be 'big time perjury'

Sessions has come under fire for not disclosing during his confirmation hearing a meeting he had with Kislyak during the presidential campaign - a meeting Sessions says was related to Senate duties, not his role as a Trump surrogate. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the Russian government had no official contacts with Trump's campaign. "In retrospect, I should have slowed down and said, 'Yes, I did meet with one Russian official a couple of times, '" the attorney general said.

Global Media Theresa May returns to Brexit on Tory campaign trail
Author: 0 Theresa May returns to Brexit on Tory campaign trail

Rudd is likely to be pressed on her enthusiastic support for the remain campaign during the debate, including when she accused her now-cabinet colleague Boris Johnson of "misleading the public" and said: "He's the life and soul of the party but he's not the man you want driving you home at the end of the evening".

Author: 0 Turkish troops die in helicopter crash near Iraq border

All 13 military personnel aboard perished in the crash, said the Turkish General Staff. "As a result of the painful accident, our hero comrades in the helicopter fell as martrys", the army said. The investigation teams have been dispatched to the accident area. In March, seven people, including four Russians, were killed when a privately-owned helicopter crashed in Istanbul after hitting a television tower.

Global Media Prosecutors to drop charges in Stanley Cup dead catfish toss
Author: 0 Prosecutors to drop charges in Stanley Cup dead catfish toss

The winning team went almost two full periods without a shot. Rinne is a three-time Vezina Trophy finalist who entered the final as the hottest goaltender in the playoffs with a.947 save percentage. It's not much. Unless you're playing the Pittsburgh Penguins . The angst Nashville felt isn't new to those who face the Penguins. Manko said Pittsburgh police did not consult the district attorney's office before issuing the charges.

Author: 0 Elon to dump Trump over climate bump

President Donald Trump tweeted on Wednesday that he will announce decision on the Paris Agreement "over the next few days". "AGAIN!", Trump's tweet read. In the absence of federal action to address climate change, some left-leaning states such as California and NY are moving ahead with ambitious clean-energy policies of their own.

Author: 0 Elizabeth Wettlaufer pleads guilty to 8 nursing home deaths

Elizabeth Wettlaufer also pleaded guilty to four separate counts of attempted murder and two counts of aggravated assault, according to Canadian media reports. Police started investigating Wettlaufer last September after Toronto cops learned of information she'd given during a stay at a Toronto psychiatric hospital.

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