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Trump confirms United States will withdraw from Paris climate change agreement

As the world's largest economy and the second largest greenhouse gas polluter, the US matters a great deal. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he will withdraw the United States from the landmark 2015 global agreement to fight climate change, spurning pleas from USA allies and corporate leaders in an action that fulfilled a major campaign pledge, Reuters reported.


Clinton and Trump are at each other's throats again

Clinton and Trump are at each other's throats again

Subscribe to The World's Most Powerful Women , Fortune's daily must-read for global businesswomen. "I take responsibility for every decision I make - but that's not why I lost", Clinton said. The tweet was just one of the many ways Clinton has thrown jabs and mocked Trump of recent. After she described how Russian forces had used technology to ruin her campaign, she urged Facebook to consider adapting their algorithms so fake news can be sifted out of people's news feeds.


House intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn, Michael Cohen

House intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn, Michael Cohen

The committee's ranking Democrat, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, said Nunes approved the unmasking subpoenas without consulting the Democrats on the committee. Flynn will also provide personal documents sought via a separate subpoena after Senate investigators narrowed the scope of the request. Presidential transition questions have been raised - including by Republicans on the committee - about why those names weren't redacted and were distributed between intelligence agencies during the ...


Trump announces U.S. will withdraw from Paris climate deal

Trump announces U.S. will withdraw from Paris climate deal

USA supporters of the pact said any pullout by Trump would show that the United States can no longer be trusted to follow through on global commitments. "Civic leaders, mayors, governors, CEOs, investors, and the majority of the business community will take up this challenge", he added. China overtook the U.S.



Ahead of Trump decision, China will stick to Paris climate deal

The warning came after turbulent North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and G7 summits last week failed to paper over the deepening rifts between Europe and the Trump White House . Trump has several options, climate experts said. "It proves that global cooperation on climate change is possible", he says, but it's just a first step as emission limits are non-binding.