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Forty Conservative Groups Urge Trump to Withdraw from Paris Climate Treaty

Forty Conservative Groups Urge Trump to Withdraw from Paris Climate Treaty

Regardless of whether or not the US leaves the Paris agreement, American climate scientists who doubt their work will find traction on this side of the Atlantic have an ally on the continent. A key meeting of White House advisers to discuss the Paris climate change agreement will not take place on Tuesday as scheduled earlier, the media reported.


BC Attorney General's seat at risk in close Vancouver-Fraserview riding

BC Attorney General's seat at risk in close Vancouver-Fraserview riding

If Clark can't maintain the confidence of the legislature, Guichon could invite the opposition parties to attempt to form their own government-or she could dissolve the legislature and drop the writ on a new election. Horgan and Clark have drawn different lessons from Tuesday's results. The Liberals lost seats in Metro Vancouver and several cabinet ministers were defeated.


South Korean archbishop voices hope for new president

South Korean archbishop voices hope for new president

He has demanded the decision should be subject to parliamentary approval. Moon, a former human rights lawyer, won a resounding victory after his right-wing predecessor, Park Geun-Hye, was ousted following months of scandal, protests and political turmoil implicating some of the south's most high-profile oligarchs, including the head of Samsung Group.


Black Sea states call for reforms to address changing world

Black Sea states call for reforms to address changing world

Participants of the Council of Foreign Ministers' session within the Black Sea Cooperation Organization (BSEC) have agreed on a final declaration draft that will be adopted at the organization's Istanbul-hosted summit, the Russian Foreign Ministry reported.


'Extraordinary': Trump Administration Seeks to Shut Down Lobbyist Ethics Probe

'Extraordinary': Trump Administration Seeks to Shut Down Lobbyist Ethics Probe

The executive branch's Office of Government Ethics is trying to find out which of the many former lobbyists hired by the Trump administration may now be working on issues on which they previously lobbied. Shaub and several Democratic lawmakers have taken issue with the number of former lobbyists who are now working inside the White House and across the federal government.



Controversy trailing him, Trump heads for Israeli-Palestinian talks

The veteran Israeli and Palestinian negotiator says she is optimistic about President Donald Trump's latest Mideast bid. "Mr. President, we look forward to your visit". That day also includes a "possible visit" to Yad Vashem, Israel's Holocaust memorial. The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has a unique and delicate diplomatic vernacular, and stray phrases can suggest shifts in policy that are not intended.