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Jared Kushner speaks in public. And Washington takes notice

Jared Kushner speaks in public. And Washington takes notice

U.S. President Donald Trump participates in an American Technology Council roundtable, accompanied by Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, left, and Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft Corporation at the White House in Washington, U.S., June 19, 2017.



How Bournemouth council has met its climate change commitments so far

The renewable energy industry grew 14 percent. By leaving a vacant seat at the table, the White House has further isolated the USA from the rest of the global community, leaving other nations, namely China , poised to fill the void. So even though the US administration is out, the world continues to move ahead. As one of only three UN member nations to refuse to participate in the Paris Climate Accord , the remainder of the world will continue to innovate and outpace us.


DNA study reveals long tale of cat domestication

DNA study reveals long tale of cat domestication

Two major cat lineages contributed to the domestic feline we know today, they report in a study published Monday in Nature Ecology & Evolution. Archaeologists once thought that the Egyptians domesticated cats about 4,000 years ago, but that changed in 2004 when researchers reported on a 9,500-year-old cat and human burial in Cyprus, Live Science previously reported .



NDA's presidential nominee Ramnath Kovind meets PM Modi, Amit Shah

Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu who was part of the three-member BJP committee, which interacted with the Opposition on the selection of Presidential candidate said nomination of Kovind as NDA's nominee "is based on the inputs and suggestions from various Opposition parties besides allies of the NDA".


Car ploughs into police van in Paris Champs-Elysees 'attack'

Car ploughs into police van in Paris Champs-Elysees 'attack'

Earlier it was reported that the driver was arrested, however, AP stated the driver may have died following the incident. An attacker inspired by so-called Islamic State group shot and killed a police officer on the Champs-Elysees in April, days before the presidential election, prompting an extensive security operation.


SpaceX delays Monday launch of Falcon 9 rocket from KSC

SpaceX delays Monday launch of Falcon 9 rocket from KSC

The rocket will carry the next bunch of second-generation Iridium global communication satellites , after the first set flew aboard a different Falcon rocket at the start of the year . The Iridium satellite launch, meanwhile, is now scheduled to lift off from Vandenberg's Space Launch Complex 4 at 1:25 p.m. PDT (4:25 p.m. EDT/2025 GMT).