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Trump and the Paris climate agreement: What happens now?

And we will keep challenging ourselves to do even more. 'The US must face the consequences of this decision and the worldwide isolation it has brought upon itself. Via Twitter, she announced that Pa...

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Trump Administration Sets Up Staff to Respond to Anything about Russia Interference

Trump Administration Sets Up Staff to Respond to Anything about Russia Interference

The White House has characterized the meeting as part of Kushner's role as a transition adviser and conduit for the State Department. Fired FBI director James Comey plans to testify publicly in...

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Behind Trump's bid to revive travel ban at the US Supreme Court

Last month, a federal appeals court refused to lift the temporary block, saying Trump's argument about the risk to national security was a "secondary justification for an executive order rooted in...

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Portland stabbings: Suspect bragged about attack in patrol vehicle, police say

Portland stabbings: Suspect bragged about attack in patrol vehicle, police say

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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Texas adoption agency 'religious refusal' closer to law

Texas adoption agency 'religious refusal' closer to law

Without Patrick's go-ahead, the Republican-controlled Senate will not pass a bill known as the "sunset safety net bill". The amended bill, the product of a deal between conservatives who fought fo...

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Philando Castile manslaughter trial is underway

NELSON: Jury selection is set to resume tomorrow, and the trial is expected to take at least three weeks. Yanez is charged with second degree manslaughter in the shooting death of 32-year old Phil...

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California sixth-grader wins National Spelling Bee

Her spelling team advisor Ken Engel says she's got what it takes. Her bio noted that in her free time, she imagines stories. "I'm pleased that I got both my words aloud right". As a resident of Cali a...

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Texas Republican representative threatens to shoot Democratic colleague in the head

Texas Republican representative threatens to shoot Democratic colleague in the head

Poncho Nevarez (D-Eagle Pass). The protest was against bill SB4 , an anti-" sanctuary cities " law that requires local police, under the risk of jail and removal from office, to force federal im...

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Tillerson: US still will cut emissions despite Paris pullout

USA allies have largely panned the Trump administration's decision to leave the deal. Tillerson, the former CEO of Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N), had advocated keeping the United States in the deal so it...

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Wrong number text leads couple to free Stanley Cup tickets

The Preds again were tied with Pittsburgh in Game 2 before the Penguins ripped off three goals in a mere 3:28 in the third period to take the second game, 4-1. "It's not his fault by any means", Nas...

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Trump says his tax bill is 'moving along.' Except it doesn't exist

Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C), one of the Senate's top conservatives, says he doesn't believe the healthcare reform legislation passed in the House will make it through the upper chamber before the end ...

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Penn State making changes to Greek system after pledge death

Penn State making changes to Greek system after pledge death

The letter specifically calls for Penn State to fire two employees: Damon Sims , the vice president for student affairs, who chaired the Greek Life Task Force, and Tim Bream , who served as the advi...

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Portland stabbing survivor reunites with girl he defended

Portland stabbing survivor reunites with girl he defended

The interviewer wrote that Christian became loud and animated when talking about what he believed to be the suppression of free speech. The man who survived a knife attack on a Portland commuter t...

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Judge's Order Could Delay Recreational Pot Sales

Judge's Order Could Delay Recreational Pot Sales

Voters approved Question 2 in November, legalizing marijuana possession in Nevada starting January 1 of this year. The law passed by voters past year gives alcohol distributors a monopoly on sales...

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Here's what Spicer said about the 'covfefe' kerfuffle

Here's what Spicer said about the 'covfefe' kerfuffle

Lewandowski tells "Fox & Friends" that he wants to help promote Trump's agenda whether he's inside the White House or not. And while the administration has pushed back on the narrative that it i...

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Merkel - no turning back from historic Paris climate pact

China - the world's biggest source of climate-warming greenhouse gases - has been at the heart of global efforts to persuade the United States , the second largest emitter, to remain in the 2015 P...

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American States To Form

American States To Form "Green Wall" Against Trump's Anti-Paris Actions

May's office says she spoke to President Donald Trump after his announcement and "expressed her disappointment with the decision ". President Donald Trump is shaking things up by withdrawing t...

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WH Telling Agencies to Ignore Oversight Requests From Dems

The idea, Republicans said, is to choke off the Democratic congressional minorities from gaining new information that could be used to attack the president. The quote is effectively an admission that ...

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SEC clears path for QB Malik Zaire to transfer to Florida

SEC clears path for QB Malik Zaire to transfer to Florida

A question I posed to Florida head coach Jim McElwain Tuesday at the spring meetings. With the change, Florida is now free to bring in graduate transfers again. This proposal, however, wasn't vote...

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White House defends Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

White House defends Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

Comey plans to confirm to the Senate intelligence committee allegations that Trump pressured him to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn's links to Russian...

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One dead in Cambria mill explosion

One dead in Cambria mill explosion

At a press conference Thursday morning, Columbia County Sheriff Dennis Richards confirmed there was an explosion at Didion Milling Plant. Around 7 a.m. Recovery crews searched a mountain of debris o...

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Putin ridicules US focus on ambassador contacts

Asked about the "fingerprints", IP addresses allegedly belonging to Russian hackers, he said those could have been easily rigged and couldn't stand as credible evidence. Earlier in the day, Trump had ...

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Merkel vows 'more decisive action than ever' on climate

Merkel vows 'more decisive action than ever' on climate

But the Merkel-Trump meetings in Brussels and Sicily were apparently too much even for the stoical chancellor. Germany, until recently Washington's closest partner in Europe , was particularly disc...

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Many students crack JEE (Mains), but fail Bihar board exams

Many students crack JEE (Mains), but fail Bihar board exams

As Bihar education scam 2.0 comes to the fore, several students have expressed shock at the Board exam results that came out. As reported, out of almost 12.40 lakh students, only 32 percent coul...

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Gau rakshaks stab student in Haryana

Gau rakshaks stab student in Haryana

According to a report in The Hindu , the incident happened at a rally organised by the Gau Rakshak Seva Dal who were protesting against the killing of a calf by youth Congress workers in Kerala l...

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Illinois Legislature, governor set national futility record

Illinois Legislature, governor set national futility record

There was no last-minute, last-chance IL budget proposal Wednesday night. Rauner and Republican legislative leaders returned fire. CHICAGO Any hope for a break in Illinois' long-running budget...

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Angry Europe vows to defend climate pact after Trump pullout

Largest contributor to climate change: The US is the largest historical contributor to climate change, responsible for 21 per cent of the current carbon stock in the atmosphere. Democratic Senator Ed...

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Congressman Drafts Letter Calling For Immediate Suspension Of Jared Kushner's Security Clearance

Congressman Drafts Letter Calling For Immediate Suspension Of Jared Kushner's Security Clearance

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly's claim that back channel communications are "both normal, in my opinion, and acceptable" doesn't fully explain the circumstances of the request coming from some...

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Trump asks Supreme Court to reinstate the travel ban

Last month, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals largely affirmed a federal judge's decision from March, which found the core provision of the revised executive order - temporarily blocking foreign nation...

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President Trump to make decision on Paris climate change accords

In a letter sent hours before Trump was due to announce on Thursday whether the USA would pull out of the accord, the five leaders say the effects of global warming are already visible in all parts ...

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Conway dodges questions on whether Trump believes climate change is a hoax

Conway dodges questions on whether Trump believes climate change is a hoax

The agreement stipulated a plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in an effort to curb global warming. Chief economist Gary Cohn dodged Wolf Blitzer's questioning on the president's beliefs , befo...

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Superannuation body slams Trump on climate

But he indicated that was hardly a priority. The landmark agreement also boasts an intentionally flexible, "bottom-up" approach - compared to the previous Kyoto Protocol - and this greater decentralis...

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Bill Clinton on Trump's Paris decision: 'We owe our children more'

Bill Clinton on Trump's Paris decision: 'We owe our children more'

At his White House withdrawal announcement, Trump complained that the global agreement, signed by 197 countries during the previous Obama administration, was "unfair" to American workers that imposed ...

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Police Surround Orlando Airport Gunman

Police Surround Orlando Airport Gunman

No shots were fired, and 26-year-old suspect Michael Pettigrew surrendered after almost two hours of negotiations while provoking officers to kill him. According to the FAA, the TMP will ground flight...

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Huma Abedin files for divorce from Anthony Weiner

Weiner's latest sexting scandal roiled the final days of the 2016 presidential race, when the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced it was investigating emails potentially linked to Democratic ...

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Emmanuel Macron invites Americans to France after Trump's decision on Paris accord

The United States under this accord had pledged to cut greenhouse emissions 26 to 28 per cent by 2025 and agreed to pay 3 billion dollar in aid for other poor and developing countries by 2020. Germa...

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UN says Trump climate move won't derail accord

However, Pence insisted that the United States could re-enter the accord "under terms that will put the American economy and the American people first". We need to respect and care for our land and ...

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Austin formally sues state over 'sanctuary cities' ban SB 4

Austin formally sues state over 'sanctuary cities' ban SB 4

Casar, who was arrested during a sit-in to protest the bill, has called it "anti-immigrant". Elected or appointed officials found in violation could face criminal charges in the form of a Class A ...

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Killed In Philippines Casino Attack

He fled with more than 2 million USA dollars (£1.5 million) in stolen casino chips, then forced his way into a room in an adjoining hotel and killed himself. The gunman stole gambling chips, shot TV s...

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Professor cancels lectures after speech leads to threats

Professor cancels lectures after speech leads to threats

Taylor is an assistant professor in Princeton's African-American studies department but is on a sabbatical for the year. Why? Taylor explained that she delivered the commencement address at Hamps...

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