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Trump withdrawal from climate deal disappoints many United States companies

For all the blunt talk from President Trump on Thursday that " we're getting out " of the Paris Agreement, experts note that the United States can not legally begin to withdraw from the accord on ...

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Dunedin green lights climate change stand

Dunedin green lights climate change stand

The latest Gallup survey shows that only 2 percent of Americans cited the environment or pollution as the most important problem facing the country today, while more than 20 percent named economic...

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UK politicians suspend national campaigning after London attack - ITV

UK politicians suspend national campaigning after London attack - ITV

At the time of the attacks - around 10:00 p.m. local time (2100 UTC) - streets around London Bridge and Borough Market will have been crowded with people enjoying a Saturday night out in the distric...

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State Department won't say if Tillerson attended Trump climate speech

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo on Friday disagreed with Trump's assertion that his decision was a good move for the American economy. In an interview on Thursday, the president of the World Coal Associa...

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India turns to solar power and cancels coal-fired power plants

However, many manufacturers are skeptical, and some have chose to take matters into their own hands. Job growth is important to those in every sector, but few industries are as important as energy. ...

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Davidson's run continues with 2-1 upset of FGCU

Davidson's run continues with 2-1 upset of FGCU

CLEMSON, S.C. - UNC Greensboro right-hander Matt Frisbee worked six scoreless innings as the fourth-seeded Spartans eliminated No. 3 seed St. John's from the NCAA Tournament's Clemson Regional with a ...

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Russia says North Korea nukes are a 'direct threat'

Russia says North Korea nukes are a 'direct threat'

The GMD system received the target tracking data and developed a fire control solution to intercept the target", read an excerpt from the Missile Defense Agency website. The missile would have flown...

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Former Penn State president gets jail time for failing to report Sandusky

Deputy Attorney General Patrick Schulte also pointed a finger at Paterno for the cover-up itself, saying the trio of administrators had meant to report Sandusky to child welfare officials until they m...

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Trump Should Rethink Leaving the Paris Agreement Before It's Too Late

Trump Should Rethink Leaving the Paris Agreement Before It's Too Late

Trump announced on Thursday that the USA, the world's second biggest greenhouse gas emitter, would immediately stop implementing the 195-nation agreement brokered by Barack Obama in 2015. "We will n...

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Garcia hits homer, gets win as UCLA beats Texas A&M 8-2

Garcia hits homer, gets win as UCLA beats Texas A&M 8-2

Van Kleeck confirmed that Fernandez' physical contact - which occurred after she had been ejected for arguing - was pursuant to the standard two-game suspension for making physical contact with an ump...

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I'll make sure United Nations gets $15 million for Paris agreement

Italy, France and Germany have issued a collective statement dismissing US President Donald Trump's suggestion of revising the global pact, hours after the latter made a decision to "get out" from...

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Mayors to Trump: We'll enforce Paris accord without you

Mayors to Trump: We'll enforce Paris accord without you

Several states, notably California, jump-started the electric vehicle industry in the United States by writing regulations requiring auto companies to sell a certain percentage of zero-emissions veh...

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Fresno 12-year-old spells 'marocain' to win National Spelling Bee

Fresno 12-year-old spells 'marocain' to win National Spelling Bee

Well, it is to mention that in the past three years, the tournament ended in ties after the contestants successfully completed the entire lists of words. She will return to present the award to the vi...

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Trump pulls United States out of Paris climate agreement

Australia's Prime Minister told reporters earlier on Friday that Trump's decision to leave the Paris agreement - and earlier decision to abandon the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement - "...

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PM Narendra Modi expresses shock, anguish over London terror attacks

Police say six victims and three suspects are dead in the apparent terror attack in the heart of London . They were wearing what appeared to be explosive vests but were later discovered to be...

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Louisville's 7-run eighth keys 11-1 rout of Oklahoma in NCAA

Louisville's 7-run eighth keys 11-1 rout of Oklahoma in NCAA

The Cardinals need to win only one game to capture the Regional, facing the victor of Sunday afternoon's Oklahoma-Xavier game on Sunday at 7 p.m. Down 2-0, the Sooners proceeded to put up all seven ru...

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Bloomberg to give $15 million for USA share of Climate pact

Demonstrators protest President Donald Trump's decision to exit the Paris climate change accord. While researchers projected the USA will fail its climate goal, former Mayor Bloomberg said in a lett...

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Not even the Midwest agrees with Trump on Paris climate accord

Not even the Midwest agrees with Trump on Paris climate accord

Tapping into the "America First" message he used on the election trail, Trump announced the withdrawal on Thursday, saying that participating would undermine the USA economy, wipe out U.S.jobs, weaken...

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Tillerson says US still will cut emissions despite Trump's Paris pullout

Tillerson says US still will cut emissions despite Trump's Paris pullout

On Friday morning, Kellyanne Conway, counselor to Trump , wouldn't give a straightforward answer when asked about the president's stance on climate change during an appearance on Good Morning Ame...

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Michael Bloomberg to commit millions to United Nations climate change program

Michael Bloomberg to commit millions to United Nations climate change program

The agreement was hailed as a landmark when it was passed, with nearly 200 countries pledging to follow it. Trump's decision to back out of the Paris Climate Accord was met with animosity amon...

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Prosecutor urges jail for Penn State ex-president in sex abuse scandal

Former Penn State Athletic Director Tim Curley and former Senior Vice President of Finance Gary Schultz were also sentenced Friday. Former Penn State President Graham Spanier , center, departs ...

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Steinmetz, Paulsen lead Missouri State past Arkansas, 5-4

Steinmetz, Paulsen lead Missouri State past Arkansas, 5-4

Missouri State took advantage of ill-timed Razorbacks mistakes Saturday night in the Fayetteville Regional of the NCAA Tournament and sent Arkansas to the loser's bracket, 5-4. He's been the team's mo...

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Former Penn State Leaders Sentenced To Prison For Molestation Scandal

Former Penn State Leaders Sentenced To Prison For Molestation Scandal

Schultz and Curley are mandated to pay $5,000 fines, and Spanier will pay $7,500. Paterno died in 2012, but an investigation into the Sandusky scandal determined that Paterno tried to keep the story...

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Texas Tech tops Sam Houston 6-0, reaches final of regional

Texas Tech tops Sam Houston 6-0, reaches final of regional

A day after both of their college teams fell to lower seeds, they bounced back in their respective NCAA Division I tourney regionals. The Wildcats (37-20) will play DE in an elimination game. Cody Far...

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More than one dead in terror attack at London Bridge

Police later reportedly told media outlets, including the BBC , that there has been more than one fatality. Another man, was also reported to be an attacker, was pictured on the ground a short dist...

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June 8 General Election in UK to Take Place Despite Terrorist Attacks

According to Met Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, a van struck people on the London Bridge. The ambulance service said that all their staff and response teams who attended the scene we...

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California, New York form climate alliance after Trump withdraws from Paris accord

Trump , who has called climate change a hoax , said his administration would begin negotiations either to re-enter the Paris accord or to have a new agreement "on terms that are fair to the Unite...

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Trump misstated our climate change data, MIT researchers say

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, who is also on Trump's manufacturing council, called the withdrawal "a failure of American leadership". "I think Administrator Pruitt pointed out that what ...

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Bounty hunters and fugitive shoot each other dead in Texas

According to Greenville Police, the pair pulled out guns and began giving Hutchinson orders. An investigation is underway after a fugitive wanted in Minnesota shot and killed three people at a N...

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Muslim-Americans raise money for victims in Portland train attack

Muslim-Americans raise money for victims in Portland train attack

In the courtroom, Jeremy Joseph Christian , the Portland stabbing suspect, yelled as if he was proud of himself in his first courtroom appearance, and sadly did not show any regret for the atrociou...

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