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Local British Police Say 7 People Killed In London Bridge Terrorist Attacks
Author: 0 British Police Say 7 People Killed In London Bridge Terrorist Attacks

Two of Britain's main parties, including the ruling Conservative party, day chose to suspend its campaign for the general election after the terrorist attack in London , which killed six persons and injured 48 others . Meanwhile, one witness posted a video describing the scene: " London police officers enter bar at London Bridge and tell people to 'get down'".

Author: 0 Bloomberg Leads Efforts to Help US Meet Paris Agreement Commitments

Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, reportedly made the statement on a program scheduled for telecast on Sunday. Somewhat bizarrely, Pruitt also said he did not discuss the threat of climate change with Trump when making the decision to pull out of the Paris agreement .

Author: 0 How Trump's climate deal move could impact United States industry

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson downplayed the significance of the USA pullout from the Paris climate pact saying that the US has a "terrific record" of reducing its own greenhouse gas emissions. "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris", the president said Thursday. Separately, Kremlin aide Andrei Belousov told reporters that the US withdrawal punched a gaping hole in the pact, rendering it unworkable.

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin wonders if USA hackers framed Russian Federation during presidential election

Being the scapegoat in the hacking saga is "like anti-Semitism and blaming the Jews", he said . However, Putin's position on possible interference by his country in the USA election is similar to the way he repeatedly shifted his version of Russia's role in the 2014 annexation of Crimea and in armed rebellions in eastern Ukraine, according to the New York Times .

Author: 0 UN expands sanctions against North Korea

The defense secretary focused heavily on the danger posed by North Korea and called it a "threat to all", according to the Associated Press . The measures adopted on Friday could have been agreed by the council's North Korea sanctions committee behind closed doors, but Washington convinced China to back a public vote on the blacklist, amplifying the council's unhappiness with Pyongyang's defiance of a United Nations ban on ballistic missile launches.

Local Schumer: Where's The Outrage Over Embassy Waiver?
Author: 0 Schumer: Where's The Outrage Over Embassy Waiver?

Nabil Abu Rudeineh, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' spokesman, termed the decision as "a reflection of the US administration's keenness to make peace and build bridges of trust with partners". President Trump said Israel and the Palestinian Authority are "ready to reach peace" in his weekly address Friday. President Trump signed the waiver hours before he was to announce his decision whether to pull out the United States from the Paris climate change accorded brokered by previous ...

Author: 0 Paris Agreement is a global 'shared legacy': PM Modi in France

The long-term impact of the accord would make the future generations perceive the Paris climate deal as a "shared legacy", Modi added. "All the money in the world cannot change the fact that walking away from this agreement is a disservice to your children, your grandchildren and future generations of Americans".

Author: 0 Isolated US lashes out at climate critics

Musk has met with Trump several times and spoken with him about the long-term goal of his company SpaceX for flights to Mars carrying humans. By abandoning the world's chief effort to slow the tide of planetary warming, Trump was fulfilling a top campaign pledge after weeks of building up suspense over his decision .

Author: 0 WashPost: House Intel Committee Sought 'Unmaskings' Last Year

Trump has been trying to manufacture a scandal surrounding the Obama administration's "unmasking", or revealing identities of US citizens in intelligence reports, since early March, when he went on a tweetstorm recklessly accusing Obama of wiretapping him.

Author: 0 Trump administration asks Supreme Court to revive travel ban

A first attempt at a travel ban brought massive protests to US airports, and was blocked by judges. If the U.S. Supreme Court take it up, the justices would be called upon to decide whether courts should always defer to the president over allowing certain people to enter the country, especially when national security is the stated reason for an action, as in this case.

Author: 0 USA evangelical green groups pan Trump's climate accord exit

Critics are right that managing climate change today requires US leadership. "Where the hell is global warming when you need it?" he asked in January 2015. "But the fight against climate change and all the research, innovation and technological progress it will bring will continue with or without the United States ".

Author: 0 US hackers could be behind US presidential campaign leaks - Putin

Mr Putin poured scorn on the allegations. The Russian President also dismissed reports that his country's officials allegedly discussed sanctions in meetings with Trump's campaign and said there never were agreements with Trump's aides about lifting the USA -imposed economic sanctions against Russia .

Author: 0 US states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

Beyond the severe energy restrictions inflicted by the Paris Accord, it includes yet another scheme to redistribute wealth out of the United States through the so-called Green Climate Fund-nice name-which calls for developed countries to send $100 billion to developing countries all on top of America's existing and massive foreign aid payments.

Author: 0 Clinton says collusion cost her election loss

Subscribe to The World's Most Powerful Women , Fortune's daily must-read for global businesswomen. And here's Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's tortured response this weekend when asked if Clinton running for president again would be good for the party.

Author: 0 Illinois Legislature, governor set national futility record

But Rauner threatened to veto the plan and the House didn't vote on it. There is no doubt that the state's failure to pass a budget in the last two years have resulted in the residents facing a lot of trouble. The governor talks about a property tax freeze, and I've gone even further, voting to cut taxes on all IL homeowners. The nation's second-largest district had banked on $215 million in pension relief from Springfield, which Rauner vetoed late a year ago.

Author: 0 Jury Selection to Begin in Bill Cosby's Sexual Assault Trial

Hilles is not involved in the Cosby trial, but he's been practicing criminal law for more than 20 years both as a prosecutor and defense attorney. Two men selected Monday said they or someone close to them had been sexually assaulted, but they insisted they could judge the case fairly.

Author: 0 MTV will stream Ariana Grande's UK benefit concert

This benefit comes after a terrorist bombing took the lives of 22 people and injured more than 100 at Grande's concert last week in Manchester . There will also be "additional security checks taking place and everyone will be searched". Proceeds will go to an emergency fund set up by the city of Manchester and the British Red Cross . Manchester police said security at both events will include a "significant number of officers from both GMP and colleagues from other forces, some of ...

Local Defying Trump, US states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord
Author: 0 Defying Trump, US states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

I think that the USA made some meaningful commitments. "We feel the betrayal much more significantly because we realize that much of his support comes from within our own faith backgrounds", Webb said of Trump . Eighty-seven USA mayors, who say they represent 40 million Americans, have also committed to uphold the Paris commitments, intensify efforts to meet climate goals and increase investments in renewable energy and energy efficiency.

Local 'Russian officials must be laughing at the US'
Author: 0 'Russian officials must be laughing at the US'

Last week reports claimed Mr Kushner had discussed setting up private back channels to the Kremlin with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak . Trump, according to one person familiar with his thinking, believed he was facing more of a communications problem than a legal one, despite the intensifying inquiries.

Author: 0 USA billionaire Bloomberg offers $15M to United Nations for climate change

Putin, whose own spokesman said this week that Russian Federation attached great importance to the Paris accord , said he thought there was still time to work out a new deal. At a summit at the UN headquarters on April 22, 2016, 175 states, including Russia, Germany, India, China and the United States signed the climate change deal.

Local ITV: UK politicians suspend national campaigning after London attack
Author: 0 ITV: UK politicians suspend national campaigning after London attack

After the van crashed right by Southwark Cathedral, the stabbing spree began, with the attackers descending into Borough Market, a popular area of trendy bars and eateries on the south side of the bridge. Mrs May said: "Our thoughts are with those who are caught up in these awful events". The Conservative party said national campaigning would be suspended, but canvassing by local candidates could still go ahead, and that a view would be taken later whether to resume.

Author: 0 Business leaders bash Trump's decision to withdraw from Paris climate accord

Furthermore, the USA government calculates that the cost to the economy by 2040, had the US chose to follow the Paris accord, would be nearing $3 trillion in lost GDP, as well as reducing overall household wealth by $7,000. "There is no backsliding on the Paris Agreement", European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said. "I promised I would exit or renegotiate any deal which fails to serve America's interests".

Author: 0 Economics Are Cutting Carbon From US Power Mix

In an age where conventional power sources can not keep up with energy demands, depending on another non-renewable and expensive resource like diesel is not a viable option. State and local governments are helping drive those economic forces - none more so than the NY state government led by Cuomo. The Solar Energy Industries Association decried Trump's move.

Local Davidson's run continues with 2-1 upset of FGCU
Author: 0 Davidson's run continues with 2-1 upset of FGCU

We're in the losers' bracket of a four-team double-elimination tournament. "I told them before the game that I liked where we're at", coach Greg Dicenzo said. - Jonathan Stiever scattered seven hits in Indiana's 11-2 win over OH in an elimination game in Lexington, Kentucky. Holy Cross (24-28) lost 8-2 to No.

Author: 0 Southern rocker Gregg Allman laid to rest near Highway 41

Jaimoe, the only other surviving Allman Brother other than Betts, is also seen in the footage along with Derek Trucks, an Allman Brother from 2000 until the band's retirement in 2014. Duane Allman , who became the band's guiding force and one of rock's most revered guitarists of his time, was killed in a motorcycle accident at age 24.

Author: 0 Ex-Penn State Officials Get Jail Time For The Sandusky Scandal

Penn State's football program suffered heavy sanctions from the NCAA, and the university has paid out almost a quarter-billion dollars in fines, court verdicts, settlements and other costs. Boccabella also sentenced two other university officials who had pleaded guilty and testified against Spanier. All have all been convicted of child endangerment in the case.

Author: 0 "America First in caps": Allies concerned about Paris climate deal, United States relations

Census Bureau says was a $64.8 billion trade deficit with Germany in 2016 (down from $74.8 billion in 2015). But now she sees a different path ahead. In response to Merkel's comments, Britain said it would be a "strong partner" to Germany. As the German leader starts to focus on general elections in September and her bid for a fourth term in office, the trans-Atlantic rift could further deepen.

Local Garcia hits homer, gets win as UCLA beats Texas A&M 8-2
Author: 0 Garcia hits homer, gets win as UCLA beats Texas A&M 8-2

UCLA will play Washington in an elimination game Saturday night without Fernandez. "Gabby had to alter her path and she completely went around and she hurt her face trying to be able to do that", UCLA head coach Kelly Inouye-Perez told ESPN's Laura Rutledge about the play after the game.

Author: 0 US election hackers could have been from anywhere: Putin

Just a day after saying that "patriotic" Russian hackers might have meddled with the 2016 US presidential election, Russian President Vladimir Putin , in an interview with NBC's Megyn Kelly , suggested that those hackers could have come from "anywhere".

Author: 0 US withdrawal from Paris agreement to have limited impact on global emissions

While devastating to climate activists and to the spirit of worldwide cooperation in general, this move doesn't have to stop the rest of the world-including India-from moving forward on climate goals. It found that seven in 10 registered voters (69 per cent) said the U.S. should participate in the agreement, compared with only 13 per cent who said the U.S.

Local I represent people of Pittsburgh, not Paris: Donald Trump
Author: 0 I represent people of Pittsburgh, not Paris: Donald Trump

After meeting in Paris Friday with French President Emmanuel Macron and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, Bloomberg announced his foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, will help coordinate a US effort called "America's Pledge " and will submit a societal NDC - nationally determined contribution - in lieu of a government one.

Local Scripps National Spelling Bee: Sixth-grader spells 'marocain' for the win
Author: 0 Scripps National Spelling Bee: Sixth-grader spells 'marocain' for the win

She'd written the speech before she arrived at the bee. "Just to motivate me to study more". Ananya will be taking home a cash prize of $40,000. Ananya had won on " marocain ", a fabric. Rohan's close call was even more heartbreaking. A late night showdown between a young girl and boy at the Scripps National Spelling Bee has landed a sixth-grader the championship title and $40,000 in cash and prizes.

Author: 0 Vehicle hits pedestrians on London Bridge, some said to be hurt

Armed officers confronted and shot three male suspects within eight minutes. One of them was an on-duty British Transport Police officer who was responding to the incident at London Bridge. BBC reporter Holly Jones was at the bridge when the van came through and reported the van veered off the road and into crowds of people. People in several pubs and bars in the area were watching the Champions League final on big screens.

Local LexCath grad Logan Taylor knocks in 3 runs in Louisville's NCAA victory
Author: 0 LexCath grad Logan Taylor knocks in 3 runs in Louisville's NCAA victory

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. Oklahoma hung tight with the Cardinals through seven innings, but just as OU did against Xavier on Friday, Louisville used a seven-run inning to break the game open and steal the win.

Local Putin on Paris deal: 'Don't worry, be happy'
Author: 0 Putin on Paris deal: 'Don't worry, be happy'

China may be poised to fill the breach. "It puts us on the right path to keep warming under 3 C, but even under the same level of commitment of the Paris agreement after 2030, our study indicates a 95 percent probability that the world will warm by more than 2 C by 2100", he added .

Local Michael Bloomberg to commit millions to United Nations climate change program
Author: 0 Michael Bloomberg to commit millions to United Nations climate change program

The three leaders said they took note "with regret" the U.S. decision, but added that they regard the accord as "a cornerstone in the cooperation between our countries, for effectively and timely tackling climate change ". Trump said yesterday (June 1): "Even if the Paris Agreement were implemented in full, with total compliance from all nations, it is estimated it would only produce a 2/10 of one degree - think of that".

Author: 0 Ex-Penn St officials get jail terms in Sandusky abuse case

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier and former Vice President Gary Schultz will have to spend two months behind bars, while former athletic director Tim Curley will spend three months in jail. For almost six years, the case has roiled Penn State and its supporters, stirring conversations and changes across college campuses and their athletic programs.

Local Steinmetz, Paulsen lead Missouri State past Arkansas, 5-4
Author: 0 Steinmetz, Paulsen lead Missouri State past Arkansas, 5-4

It was the first time the Golden Eagles had been shutout all season. Chad Spanberger drew a walk in the 9th but a Luke Bonfield strikeout and a Dominic Fletcher double play ended the Hogs hopes. Oral Roberts scored seven runs with two-out hits. "We had runners all over the bases and we couldn't quite get that big hit". The Razorbacks added another run in the seventh when Jake Arledge scored from third on a double to shallow center field with the infield playing in.

Local Former Penn State president gets jail time in Paterno scandal
Author: 0 Former Penn State president gets jail time in Paterno scandal

In addition, Schultz, the former university vice president, could serve a minimum of two months in jail and a maximum of 23 months; and Curley, the former university athletic director, could serve a minimum of three months in jail and maximum of 23 months.

Author: 0 Malaysia condemns terror attacks in London

Prague) on June 3, authorities said. Media reports suggested that one suspect remained on the run. The U.K. has already been reeling from the May 22 attack in Manchester at a Ariana Grande concert that killed 22 people. "They have not been able to confirm to us that at this stage all of the terrorists have been accounted for". Borough Market is a popular tourist area with restaurants and bars a short distance from London Bridge .

Author: 0 Photographer captures moment armed police ended London Bridge terror attack

The ambulance service said that all their staff and response teams who attended the scene were safe. Police first received reports that a vehicle struck pedestrians on the iconic London Bridge around 10 p.m., Rowley said. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn tweeted: "Brutal and shocking incidents reported in London ". A third incident at Vauxhall occurred later in the evening, but Metro police have determined it is not connected to London Bridge and Borough Market.

Author: 0 US environmental agency chief says humans contribute to global warming

World leaders reacted with anger and defiance after President Donald Trump on Thursday announced the United States, the world's second biggest carbon emitter, was quitting the 2015 Paris climate agreement . "There is no reverse gear to energy transition". Dozens of cities have said they are committed to the Paris climate accord, with at least 86 mayors signing a statement saying they will adopt and uphold the agreement's goals.