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Trump says he will announce decision on Paris climate agreement Thursday

Trump had refused to endorse the landmark climate change accord at a G7 summit in Sicily last week, saying he needed more time to decide. As President Trump considers whether to pull the United ...

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President Trump Is Expected To Pull US From Paris Deal

President Trump Is Expected To Pull US From Paris Deal

Musk has said he's raised climate issues with the White House before, but that despite these efforts, he's come under fire for his willingness to engage with the Trump administration. Senior...

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Donald Trump to 'press' Paris pact exit button

Trump has tweeted that he will announce his decision on the Paris deal on Thursday 3pm (US time). Trump promised during the 2016 presidential campaign that he would "cancel" the Paris deal withi...

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After test, United States says missile defenses are outpacing ICBM threat

After test, United States says missile defenses are outpacing ICBM threat

But it will use two interceptors to take out the missile, he said, because in a real life situation, the USA would launch more than one rocket to destroy any such threat. North Korean leader Kim Jong ...

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Trump expected to pull United States from Paris deal: White House

During Trump's overseas trip last week, European leaders pressed him to keep the United States in the landmark agreement . Trump's statement gives his some wiggle room on whether he would actua...

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German Foreign Minister says ties with United States in hard phase

On Merkel's apparent criticism of Trump, Haley said: "I think there's obviously some differences of opinion between the two of them, but at the same time I know what we believe in North Atlantic Treat...

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Manchester terrorist used student loans to help build bombs

Singer Ariana Grande previewed plans for a benefit concert to raise funds for the victims of the terrorist attack in Manchester , England. The 23-year-old, who suspended her tour and returned to he...

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Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in 'friendly fire'

Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in 'friendly fire'

Mr Duterte said Marawi has "suffered awful losses" yet warned of "more dark cloud ahead of us". The military had warned there would be "collateral damage" in their fight to flush out the militants...

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Brother, father of Manchester bomber arrested in Libya

Prime Minister Theresa May will raise British concerns over leaks of intelligence related to the Manchester terror attack with President Donald Trump as the BBC reported that police investig...

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Planned Parenthood Closes Three Clinics in Northern California

Planned Parenthood Closes Three Clinics in Northern California

California clinics "have been struggling for years with low reimbursement rates from the state Medi-Cal program", says Gerace. Planned Parenthood's own report shows the abortion giant continues ...

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Trump visits Israel's Holocaust Museum, hails Jewish people

Trump visits Israel's Holocaust Museum, hails Jewish people

Trump added that the State of Israel was a "strong and soaring monument to the solemn pledge we repeat and affirm "Never again". Meanwhile, ahead of Trump's meeting with Netanyahu in Jerusalem Mo...

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German FM plays down spat with US

He has a lot of respect for her. Trump criticized Germany's trade surplus with the United States, tying the issue to Berlin's military spending . "We began our German-Indian government consul...

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Montana voters cast ballots day after candidate cited for assault

Montana voters cast ballots day after candidate cited for assault

President Donald Trump is overseas on a five-nation tour, but he's tuned in to politics back home. Gianforte's support came from people like Bozeman advertising executive Cailley Tonn, who voted e...

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United Kingdom 'disappointed' if USA pulls out of Paris climate accord

United Kingdom 'disappointed' if USA pulls out of Paris climate accord

President Trump on Wednesday said he will announce his decision on whether to keep the U.S.in the Paris climate deal in the coming days, hours after multiple reports that he plans to pull out of...

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Trump to announce decision on global climate pact soon

Trump to announce decision on global climate pact soon

Asked why House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy hadn't responded to the reports Wednesday, a spokesman said: "Did the President announce that?" Some legal scholars have said Trump's real opportunit...

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Trump hails "unbreakable" bond between US and Israel

Relying on one of his preferred insults, Trump said he would call the perpetrators "losers, because that's what they are". "Our society can have no tolerance for this continuation of bloodshed", he...

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German ambassador to United States downplays Trump-Merkel tensions

German ambassador to United States downplays Trump-Merkel tensions

Trump's chief economic adviser, Gary Cohn, on Friday morning confirmed to a pool reporter that Trump was critical of Germany. The White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday also attemp...

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Police 8 total arrested in Manchester Bombing

Police 8 total arrested in Manchester Bombing

I will have details to share with you as soon as everything is confirmed. "There is nothing I or anyone can do to take away the pain you are feeling or to make this better", she said in the heartfel...

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Beer tents and Twitter: tensions grow between Trump and Merkel

Beer tents and Twitter: tensions grow between Trump and Merkel

We Europeans truly have to take our fate into our own hands - naturally in friendship with the United States of America, in friendship with Great Britain, as good neighbors with whoever, also wi...

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Carter adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89

He was an outspoken critic of the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq from the very beginning, and he was also a vocal critic of U.S. President Donald Trump. In the 1960s he was an adviser to John F. Kennedy...

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Indian PM Offers Germany to Boost Data Exchange to Ensure Cybersecurity

Indian PM Offers Germany to Boost Data Exchange to Ensure Cybersecurity

While Trump hit back in a tweet , and far-right commentators in the US aired their outrage at the chancellor's comments, at home Merkel was defended by even her most ardent political rivals. "W...

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Korea's exports up 13.4 pct on-year in May

Korea's exports up 13.4 pct on-year in May

Semiconductor shipment surged 63.3 percent on year to all-time monthly high of $7.99 billion. It is the first time since September 2011 that exports hit double-digit growth for five straight months....

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Nations pledge to honor Paris Climate accords despite possible United States exit

Aides to Trump said he was listening with an open mind to the other leaders' arguments about Paris, but had yet to decide whether to withdraw the U.S. Trump wrote on Twitter.A White House spokeswoman ...

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Fury in Britain over Manchester attack leaks from US

Fury in Britain over Manchester attack leaks from US

As hundreds of British soldiers protected some of the world's most visited tourist sites in London and elsewhere, police are pressing to uncover the network that is thought to have helped Abedi in...

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After test, USA says missile defenses are outpacing ICBM threat

Vice Adm. Jim Syring , director of the Pentagon agency in charge of developing the missile defense system, called Tuesday's test result "an incredible accomplishment" and a critical milestone for a p...

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China May official services PMI rises to 54.5 vs 54.0 in May

China May official services PMI rises to 54.5 vs 54.0 in May

The 50 level separates an expansion in manufacturing activity from contraction. Meanwhile, manufacturers were optimistic about their growth prospects, as output over the next 12 months is expected t...

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Vice President condemns Kabul bombing, calls for punishment of perpetrators

An official with the U.S. Department of State confirmed to ABC News that 11 Americans working as contractors for the U.S. embassy in Kabul were among those wounded in the blast. The blast was the late...

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AP report: President Trump will withdraw U.S. from Paris climate accord

AP report: President Trump will withdraw U.S. from Paris climate accord

Mr Trump tweeted on Wednesday. The head of the Environmental Protection Agency , Scott Pruitt , who met with Trump on Tuesday, has overtly advocated quitting a deal he judges "bad" for America. ...

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A look at deadly Afghan insurgent attacks in recent years

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the heinous and cowardly terrorist attack that took place during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in the Wazir Akbar Khan area in ...

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Scores Dead, Hundreds Injured In Kabul Car Bombing

Scores Dead, Hundreds Injured In Kabul Car Bombing

The U.S. State Department tells NPR's Michele Kelemen that 11 U.S. contractors are among the wounded, and that the injuries are not considered life-threatening. With increased USA military support...

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Trump Trolls Social Media With 'Covfefe' Typo; Internet Bewildered

Luckily, Merriam-Webster isn't the only dictionary that has addressed the " covfefe " debacle. "There is a reason for the old lawyer's proverb: The fish got hooked because it opened its mouth", sai...

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Trump, Merkel not giving up ground

President Trump took aim at German trade practices and defense spending Tuesday following pointed criticism from Chancellor Angela Merkel that Germany may not be able to rely on its allies. presiden...

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Opinion Poll Shows UK Conservatives Could Fall Short Of Overall Majority

Responding to criticism at a later campaign speech, Corbyn said: "I didn't have the exact figure in front of me so I wasn't able to answer that question, for which obviously, I apologize". Since the...

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World Health Organization elects new director general

Tedros was chosen as WHO's next leader by delegates participating in the ongoing 70th World Health Assembly (WHA). In the final round, Tedros received 133 votes to British candidate David Nabarro...

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Philadelphia pol hospitalized after being stabbed in robbery

Philadelphia pol hospitalized after being stabbed in robbery

He then stabbed Oh once in the left side of his body and took off. Medics rushed him to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in stable condition. Walker says Councilman Oh wants residents to know that h...

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Anchor Scott Pelley out at 'CBS Evening News,' according to multiple reports

Anchor Scott Pelley out at 'CBS Evening News,' according to multiple reports

In February, Josh Elliott, who had been anchoring the network's online news platform CBSN, was bounced after saying during his newscast that he was being groomed for bigger things at the network and w...

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Spicer: WH Referring 'All Matters' on Russian Federation to Outside Counsel

It didn't go well. In answering questions about Kushner, Spicer relied heavily on a statement from the adviser's attorney that said the president's son-in-law would still share what he knows with ...

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Sen. Blumenthal: Leaving Paris Accord Would Harm US Credibility

Sen. Blumenthal: Leaving Paris Accord Would Harm US Credibility

Mr Trump's influential daughter Ivanka's preference is to stay, but she has made it a priority to establish a review process so her father would hear from all sides, a senior administration official ...

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White House communication director resigns

Do you think that the Trump # covfefe tweet would have died if Sean Spicer hadn't said that those who need to know about covfefe already do? "He's always proven that". All this comes as Trum...

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McCulkin murders: Vincent O'Dempsey sentenced to life in prison

McCulkin murders: Vincent O'Dempsey sentenced to life in prison

Justice Applegarth ordered Dubois to "shut up" and asked correction staff to remove Dubois from the court room so he could continue the sentencing. Justice Applegarth said he expected both men to di...

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