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Trump tells advisers U.S. will scrap Paris accord

Trump tells advisers U.S. will scrap Paris accord

US Defense Secretary James Mattis, in comments to be aired fully in a TV interview Sunday, said Trump-famously skeptical of global warming-is now "wide open" on the issue. Trump has said that he will soon announce his decision on whether America will leave the Paris Agreement or stick to the commitments it made under the Obama administration.


Administration Submits Notice Of NAFTA Renegotiation

Administration Submits Notice Of NAFTA Renegotiation

Trucks wait in a long queue for border customs control to cross into the U.S.at the Otay border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico on February 2, 2017. NAFTA took on a starring role during the election campaign past year, with Trump promising voters to either throw it out or renegotiate a deal he claims sent millions of United States manufacturing jobs to Mexico.


Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV

Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV

They did not appear together but were questioned separately by members of the audience and by aggressive interviewer Jeremy Paxman. The studio audience applauded loudly when it was pointed out to Mrs May and her spokesmen had promised on six occasions since becoming PM that there would not be an election before 2020.



Emmanuel Macron flexes diplomatic muscles in meeting with Vladimir Putin

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen had no plans to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin or his aides during Putin's visit to France, a top official of her National Front party said Monday. Meanwhile, Putin said there was nothing to discuss about allegations of Moscow's meddling in foreign elections, and that Macron had not raised this issue.


Jacky Rosen: AHCA a major setback for women's health

Jacky Rosen: AHCA a major setback for women's health

Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Indiana's Joe Donnelly. "I hope you enjoyed it" - we've got to find a way", she said. Mostly the "losers" of the act are lower-income people, older people, people with pre-existing health conditions, Planned Parenthood, hospitals and state governments.



Brazil's Michel Temer refuses to resign in face of investigation

The attorney general's formal presentation of evidence is the latest revelation related to a secretly recorded audio that purportedly captured Mr Temer endorsing the paying of hush money to an ex-politician now serving a 15-year prison sentence for corruption.