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Trump withdraws from Paris climate pact; world leaders push back

Trump withdraws from Paris climate pact; world leaders push back

On the worldwide stage, Mr Trump's decision to withdraw the USA from the deal drew notable outrage. "We believe in states' rights and so, if a locality, municipality or a state wants to enact a poli...

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Boerne spelling bee whiz in tonight's finals on ESPN

Boerne spelling bee whiz in tonight's finals on ESPN

Local speller Xuan Tran's journey to the National Spelling Bee came to an end Wednesday night after she did not qualify for today's final round. All the spellers she met have been "very nice and frien...

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Bloomberg Pledges $15 Million To Climate Efforts After Paris Accords Withdrawal

Bloomberg pledged up to $15 million to fund the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change Executive Secretariat, a program helping countries meet their commitments under the Paris agreement . Multi...

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United States revolts against Trump climate decision

Time and time again the answer was some variation of "I don't know", "I can't say" or "that's not relevant". President Donald Trump left the Paris climate accords Thursday, joining Syria an...

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Question of the Day: Should Calif. do away with daylight savings time?

Question of the Day: Should Calif. do away with daylight savings time?

The bill received nearly no discussion in Thursday's 48-6 vote in the Assembly. The bill will now head to the state Senate. Then, lawmakers would have to decide whether to keep California on standard ...

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Minnesota Officer Charged In Philando Castile Shooting To Go On Trial

Minnesota Officer Charged In Philando Castile Shooting To Go On Trial

He also faces two felony-counts of unsafe discharge of a firearm for allegedly endangering the lives of Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , and her young child. Oh, my God, please, don't tell me...

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France expertly trolls the White House on the Paris Agreement again

France expertly trolls the White House on the Paris Agreement again

China today vowed to uphold the Paris climate deal and asserted that it can not be renegotiated as desired by President Donald Trump but expressed willingness to work with the United States to push ...

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USA hackers could have framed Russian Federation in election hack: Putin

Snowden should have resigned from his job in the same way he once resigned from the KGB rather than leak secrets if he did not like what he was doing.Asked about the Paris Agreement on climate change ...

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Why Jared Kushner has some explaining to do

According to The New York Times , Kushner had more than one meeting with the ambassador during and after the last presidential campaign. Even as the Russian connection now touches the Trump fam...

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What was James Comey thinking when he met with Trump?

What was James Comey thinking when he met with Trump?

White House officials said on Friday they did not know yet whether President Donald Trump would seek to block former FBI Director James Comey from testifying to Congress next week, a move tha...

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Showers and t-storms return to the area Sunday afternoon

Showers and t-storms return to the area Sunday afternoon

Monday night , expect a low of 62 with mostly clear skies, according to the weather service. Sunday will start sunny, but clouds will move in for the afternoon. Wind: E/SE 5-10. High: 81. Mostly...

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Crews look for 2 workers after fatal blast at Wisconsin mill

Crews look for 2 workers after fatal blast at Wisconsin mill

Ehrhardt added that his son-in-law works at Didion Milling, but he was not working at the time of the explosion. At least two people were killed, including a worker whose body was pulled from the rubb...

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Kushner and the Trumps have given hundreds of thousands of dollars

Kushner's attorney said her client is willing to talk to the Federal Bureau of Investigation if asked about his meeting with Gorkov, as well as separate meetings with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislya...

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Trump to nominate Marine veteran Richard Spencer for Navy secretary

Trump to nominate Marine veteran Richard Spencer for Navy secretary

Mr. Trump's first choice for Navy secretary, businessman Philip Bilden , withdrew from consideration in February. Spencer is Trump's second pick to be the Navy's top civilian official. The release ...

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Quitting Paris likely to have muted effect in key industries

Faith leaders, starting with the Holiness Pope Francis, to the evangelical community, have urged us to be responsible stewards of the beauty of God's creation. But the aggregate economic effect would ...

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Ex-CIA Chief says to be wary of Kushner-Russia Claims

Let's take a step back. If you can't produce peace in the Middle East, nobody can. TIM O'BRIEN: The president trusts him because he's also a family member, and that's I think in the context of Trump...

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Australia to push for TPP consensus among remaining countries

Meeting on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in Hanoi , Vietnam on Sunday morning, 11 remaining nations agreed that they would explore ways to continue with TPP ...

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Former Penn State president Spanier sentenced to jail in Sandusky scandal

Prosecutor Patrick Schulte said Curley at one point had drawn up a plan to report Sandusky to state authorities, but “something changed after talking to coach Paterno.”. As a result, they said, the fo...

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Donald Trump urges Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban

Donald Trump urges Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban

If the court agrees with Trump , the 90-day ban on people entering the United States from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen will be immediately revived. A three-judge panel of the San Fran...

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Gov. Baker Commits Massachusetts To US Climate Alliance

Gov. Baker Commits Massachusetts To US Climate Alliance

Leaders all across the world, however, condemned Trump's decision to abandon the global climate accord. Canada is unwavering in our commitment to fight climate change and support clean economic growth...

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Massachusetts driver killed in New Hampshire crash

Massachusetts driver killed in New Hampshire crash

The accident is under investigation. Anyone with information pertaining to this incident is encouraged to contact New Hampshire State Police Troop B Barracks at 603-223-4381. Londonderry Fire said t...

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Ariana Grande visits Manchester bombing victims in hospital ahead of benefit concert

The global superstar was "lovely, adorable and humble" as she brought sunflowers and teddy bears as gifts, hugged victims and posed for selfies on Friday night ahead of Sunday's benefit concert in the...

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Foreign Businesses at Meeting With Putin Show Extra Interest in Digital Economy

He said her supporters were now trying to blame Russian Federation for their failure."But the problem is not with us, the problem is inside American politics", said Putin. "Help us restore normal poli...

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Welfare drug-testing proposal advances

Welfare drug-testing proposal advances

A proposal before the Legislature's budget-writing committee on Thursday would require signoff by the panel before the requirements could take effect as Walker wants in April 2019. At the federal leve...

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US SC sets deadline for travel ban filings

US SC sets deadline for travel ban filings

The court weighs several factors when considering emergency applications. If five votes can not be reached, the application will be denied. But it doesn't erase the fact that Trump railing against Mus...

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Timing may thwart Trump's decision to quit Paris pact

Mayors have said they will continue to implement emission reduction initiatives despite TRump's decision. The governors of California, New York and Washington, all Democrats, launched the coalit...

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Sean Spicer Says Covfefe Is Basically Some Kind Of Secret Code

During a press briefing today, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said that a small group of people understand what President Donald Trump meant when he posted a unusual, incomplete tweet s...

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King Salman calls Donald Trump's visit to Saudi a 'turning point'

Trump will have to be careful not to behave in a manner that leaves any of the 50-plus Arab and Islamic leaders feeling offended. He singled out Iran as fueling the fires of terrorism, saying it mu...

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'Americans don't need Washington to meet our Paris commitments', says Michael Bloomberg

It is an absurdity dictated by the need to make money". "The Paris agreement is irreversible and will be implemented because it is our responsibility", he said . Mr Trump's decision to take the USA...

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USA states, cities step in to fill Trump Paris exit

Obama signed on to the Paris deal by executive decree - not with Senate approval - and Trump is thus perfectly within his rights to rescind US participation in the same way. The president of the E...

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Military Aviation Safety Bill Passes Texas House, Senate

Military Aviation Safety Bill Passes Texas House, Senate

Gov. Dan Patrick , who heads the Senate . With the clock quickly ticking down to the end of the 85th Legislative Session, Texas House members Sunday called on the Senate to end the standoff ov...

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California Moves A Step Closer To 100% Renewables Mandate

California Moves A Step Closer To 100% Renewables Mandate

John Moorlach, R-Costa Mesa, citing the state's massive debts and unfunded liabilities. Senate president Kevin De Leon, D-Los Angeles, closed the debate by saying the process was at a midway point...

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France 'corrects' White House video on Paris accord

For Americans and those in the world community looking for strong leadership on climate issues , this action is deeply discouraging. He added, "Now, more than ever, we must be determined to solve ...

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Russian probes hinder White House's attempt to fill admin jobs

Gergen, who served under four Presidents, described the complexity of working inside a White House that's being investigated. The White House said Wednesday that President Trump has yet to make a de...

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Trump finds it hard to recruit new staff for a shake-up

Gergen, who served under four Presidents, described the complexity of working inside a White House that's being investigated. Baker and Scott last month urged Trump to continue the U.S. Former Trump...

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Few Americans think GOP health care bill should pass

Americans also don't want Congress to mess with the Medicaid program, which covers more than 70 million low-income children, pregnant women, disabled and elderly people. Joe Antos says that's bad n...

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Social media rushes to define weird Trump 'covfefe' tweet

With that, Trump's twitter feed went silent for the next five and half hours. Taking aim at Trump's controversial relations with Russia, one woman on Twitter quipped that she had translated #covfef...

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US President Trump Has "Total Confidence" In Son-In-Law Kushner

Kushner, Trump added, is "respected by virtually everyone" and "is a very good person". Kushner boasts an enormous portfolio of domestic and worldwide responsibilities, underscoring his importance...

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SCOTUS sets June 12 deadline for travel ban responses

President Donald Trump has asked the US Supreme Court to uphold his temporary travel ban, now stalled after federal courts said it amounted to religious discrimination against Muslims . T...

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Confident Ananya Vinay wins Scripps National Spelling Bee

During an interview on CNN's New Day programme Ananya was asked by anchors Alisyn Camerota and Chris Cuomo to spell the typo on live TV. "We have a challenge for you. "Covfefe", she said. "C-o-f-e...

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