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Korea says US withdrawal from Paris accord 'regrettable'

Korea says US withdrawal from Paris accord 'regrettable'

At the G7 summit in Sicily last week, several world leaders spoke with Trump on the issue and publicly expressed hope that the United States would remain in the agreement . Around 200 nations, including the US under President Barack Obama's administration, agreed to voluntarily reduce their greenhouse gas emissions as part of the deal.


European leaders: climate change deal can't be renegotiated

European leaders: climate change deal can't be renegotiated

Trump said that he would begin negotiations to re-enter the agreement or establish "an entirely new transaction" to get a better deal for the U.S. But re-entry was hardly a priority, he suggested: "If we can, great". If anything the Macron's diplomacy along with the Pope, caused Trump to take pause before still deciding to withdraw from the Paris Accords. Trump has tweeted that he will announce his decision on the Paris deal on Thursday 3pm (US time ).


Republican candidate charged with assault on reporter wins special Montana election

Republican candidate charged with assault on reporter wins special Montana election

The president's son Donald Trump Jr. has hit the trail twice for Gianforte, and Vice President Pence also made a recent campaign stop on his behalf. "So, that is wrong and it should not have happened". Gianforte had to silence his crowd of supporters to apologize . Ryan spokesman Zack Roday in a statement praised the victor as an "outsider" who "will be a valuable voice in the House Republican Conference".


Pound swings higher as Tories extend lead in fresh poll

Pound swings higher as Tories extend lead in fresh poll

The pound is falling against the euro and dollar on Wednesday after a new poll suggested that next week's election could return a hung parliament . But it follows a trend. The Times admits in its report that the YouGov poll "allows for a wide margin of error " and "suggests that the Tories could get as many as 345 seats on a good night, 15 more than at present".


Tesla CEO Elon Musk Leaving Presidential Councils After Paris Agreement Exit

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Leaving Presidential Councils After Paris Agreement Exit

Should the US leave the agreement completely, as expected based on numerous news reports citing White House sources, the country would go from the world leader on climate action to its most high profile climate deadbeat. Reports of the impending move by the American president triggered statements of support for the climate accord from scores of world leaders. "The nations that remain in the Paris Agreement will be the nations that reap the benefits in jobs and industries created", ...