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Trump Aides Defend His Decision to Exit Paris Climate Accord

Trump Aides Defend His Decision to Exit Paris Climate Accord

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who is charged with executing Trump's effort to expand drilling on federal land, told CNN he does not believe climate change is a hoax, but could not speak for the presi...

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Pence: Trump's withdrawal from climate pact 'refreshing'

Its own video refers, for example, to major companies such as Exxonmobil and Microsoft which "disagree" that the accord will "undermine" U.S. jobs, and quotes the Massachusetts Institute of Technology...

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Mostly cloudy skies with scattered showers likely for Sunday — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

Mostly cloudy skies with scattered showers likely for Sunday — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

There is a slight chance for a pop up storm. WEDNESDAY: Sunny, with a high near 75. On some occasions they can briefly touch the ground and do minor damage with winds up to about 70 miles per hour...

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Sam Stosur crashes out of French Open

Sam Stosur crashes out of French Open

With grand slam heavyweights Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka not competing this year, and world No.1 Angelique Kerber bombing out in the first round, the draw is wide open . "S...

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Apple releases WWDC app update ahead of next week's event

Even if Apple announces the Siri Speaker at this conference, it will not start the shipping this year. It could very well be Apple's answer to the Amazon Echo and Google Home . Kuo said that ...

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Cricket Australia 'comfortable' with security in London

Memories of Cardiff Australia were the victims of one of the all-time great upsets when Bangladesh beat them by five wickets in a one-day global in Cardiff in 2005. "Particularly, when we are so c...

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Yorkshire hammer Lancashire inside three days

Yorkshire hammer Lancashire inside three days

They take 21 points from their fifth match of the season to close to within two of early pacesetters Essex at the top of the Division One table. There was brief respite for Lancashire with 13 runs...

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Minister to attend UN Ocean conference

Minister to attend UN Ocean conference

Organised by the United Nations to support the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals, the Ocean Conference is open to a broad range of stakeholders including non-governmental organisations...

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NBA Finals 2017 Game 2: Cavaliers vs

The Cavaliers can level the series by winning game two Sunday before the series shifts to Cleveland for two games next week. Cavaliers know, they are just a game down, and they have the much neede...

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China, EU claim climate leadership as U.S. steps back

It is not the first time the label has been bestowed on Bannon. "That's the discussion I've been having with the president, so that's been my focus". Sean Spicer , the White House press secretar...

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NC slayings suspect arrested in Los Angeles

NC slayings suspect arrested in Los Angeles

Deputies said the murders appeared to have happened sometime Friday morning. Officials said Michael Joyner may have boarded a flight to Los Angeles, California. Detectives were called to check on the ...

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Lions struggle to 13-7 win in New Zealand tour opener

Lions struggle to 13-7 win in New Zealand tour opener

The tourists face their first match against a Super Rugby side on Wednesday, playing the Auckland-based Blues. However, the Lions were soon forced back when Baabaas fullback Luteru Laulala latched...

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'Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn' given to fans as apology

'Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn' given to fans as apology

Writing on NBA Playgrounds official Facebook page , studio CEO Matthew Karch informed those who have bought the game on Nintendo's handheld hybrid that they'll receive a free copy of Shaq Fu: A ...

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Kyrie Irving, Cavaliers not panicking after Game 1 loss

Kyrie Irving, Cavaliers not panicking after Game 1 loss

That was even more crucial because he was pretty much the only Warriors player capable of defending LeBron James in one-on-one situations. "There's nothing [that] really needs to be said". "But ...

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US Will Continue to Reduce Greenhouse Emissions, Says Rex Tillerson

Ahead of Trump's announcement Thursday, other top CEOs in the USA urged the president not to withdraw the US from the Paris agreement , including Apple CEO Tim Cook and Exxon CEO Darren Woods . Th...

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United States climate pact pullout could add 0.3 degrees of warming

United States climate pact pullout could add 0.3 degrees of warming

The coalition is one of at least two efforts launched to counter President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the agreement, which seeks to reduce carbon emissions by 2 degrees Celsius by the end of the...

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Nadal moves into French Open quarters in ominous style

Nadal moves into French Open quarters in ominous style

The eighth-seeded Nishikori was leading 7-5, 6-4, 6-7 (4), 0-3 when rain stopped play on Saturday, but was clearly struggling with a wrist injury and had also had treatment on his back as the 21-year-...

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French Open 2017: Garbine Muguruza reaches fourth round

French Open 2017: Garbine Muguruza reaches fourth round

She played quarter-finals here a year ago and has a great game for clay. Muguruza is now on a run of 10 straight victories at Roland Garros while Mladenovic has never been this far at her home ...

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A blast of hot air with Trump's climate move

He added that as population centers compete for waning resources, governments will find it more hard to maintain order. Noting that the United States has significant steps to reduce its Carbon dioxi...

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South Korea military 'hid missile launchers from Prez'

Air Force veteran and senior research fellow at the Heritage Foundation, a Washington-based conservative think-tank. South Korea said Sunday it has agreed to intensify military cooperation with Ne...

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Cities, states aim to take up Paris Accord after Trump's withdrawal

On Thursday, 86 mayors representing more than 40 million Americans nationwide, signed an agreement that promises to "adopt, honor, and uphold the commitments to the goals enshrined in the Paris A...

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Rihanna For Finals MVP

Rihanna For Finals MVP

Amusing thing is for Cleveland , the Cavs had the answer they needed to just that three months ago in Andrew Bogut. They're still chasing him all over the floor. "But I still think if we play defense...

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Novak Djokovic survives scare to reach fourth round

Novak Djokovic survives scare to reach fourth round

They had played each other only once before, when the now No41-ranked Schwartzman was just beginning to emerge on the tour-it had been an easy win for Djokovic-but if there was any surface where Schw...

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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

There was a mix of dismay and anger across the world. USA billionaire, philanthropist and UN envoy for climate change Michael Bloomberg pledged US$15 million to support the agreement's coordinatin...

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Real Madrid vs Juventus: Mario Mandzukic's wonder goal in Champions League final

Real Madrid vs Juventus: Mario Mandzukic's wonder goal in Champions League final

Real's World Cup-winning midfielder Toni Kroos hailed Ronaldo and revealed he did not expect to defend the trophy successfully. Cristiano Ronaldo's double helped Real Madrid retain the Champi...

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NBA Finals 2017: Warriors vs. Cavaliers Game 2 Odds, Prop Bets, Predictions

He was asked to expand about Kevin Durant , the player he guarded for most of the game , after the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 113-91 in Game 1 of the NBA Finals . ...

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Kevin Durant's dunks leave Cavaliers vowing to toughen up in Game 2

In Game 1 , the Cavs played right into Golden State's hands. To do so though, they'll have to consider the following. "The onus is definitely on us", Love said. That was surely the reaction to g...

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Taylor Swift & Joe Alwyn Pictured Together in Nashville

Taylor Swift & Joe Alwyn Pictured Together in Nashville

A source said: " Taylor has been insanely private about her relationship with Joe ". She met Joe previous year but they haven't started dating till just recently. Following two highly-publicized r...

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London Attacks: What We Know

London Attacks: What We Know

She warned that the country was seeing a new trend, with assailants copying each other. The men, wearing explosive vests that later turned out to be fake, were reportedly shouting: "this is for Alla...

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Billionaire Bloomberg pledges US$15m to United Nations for climate change

USA billionaire Michael Bloomberg has offered US$15 million (RM64.2 million) to United Nations efforts to tackle climate change. Hours later German Chancellor Angela Merkel summoned reporters fo...

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Do you want to earn $200000? Find bug in Google's Android OS

Do you want to earn $200000? Find bug in Google's Android OS

Google has announced a bounty of up to $200,000 for finding a bug in Android OS that has reportedly affected millions of Android phones. Google published yesterday a list of 42 smartphone models ...

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At 44 degrees Celsius, Saturday 's second hottest day this season

At 44 degrees Celsius, Saturday 's second hottest day this season

The temperature is increasing due to change in wind pattern and it is also affecting the night temperature, the officials said. In Shimla, more than 2,000 metres above the mean sea level, the maximu...

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India to power all government ports with renewable energy

In this era when every day can bring another profoundly disturbing bit of news about climate change , it's easy to miss the good news about what's being done to keep it from becoming worse than it co...

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Police raid flat of one of London Bridge attackers

For many in London, Saturday's attack will be a grim reminder of the events on Westminster Bridge on March 22, when Khalid Masood drove a auto into pedestrians, killing four and injuring 50, before ...

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Greensboro mayor joins environmental effort with other United States city leaders

Mr Trump, tapping into the "America First" message he used when he was elected president past year, said the Paris accord would undermine the U.S. economy, cost United States jobs, weaken American n...

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China paying close attention to United States decision to quit Paris climate deal

We in Germany, Europe and the world will combine our forces more resolutely than ever to address and successfully tackle challenges for humanity such as climate change ". "We are increasing investm...

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School Leaders Criticize US Withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord

The non-binding agreement signed by 195 countries in 2015 pledges the United States to cut its carbon emissions over 25 percent by 2025 and to contribute billions of dollars to developing countr...

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NASA's Parker Solar Probe Aims for Sun Orbit by 2018

Illustration of the Parker Solar Probe spacecraft approaching the sun. Parker Solar Probe will travel through the Sun's atmosphere, closer to the surface than any spacecraft before it, facing brutal...

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USA secretary of state downplays Paris Agreement exit

Of course, we're going to keep working with our suppliers to help them do more to power their businesses with clean energy. As president, I can put no other consideration before the well-being of Am...

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What's going to happen at Apple's WWDC developer conference?

In addition, the Siri Speaker could include sensors to measure indoor acoustics and automatically adjust audio levels. You could use it to control HomeKit-capable smart home devices, and it's "lik...

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