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Paris Agreement on climate change: Pence says Trump 'fighting for American jobs'

The commitments made in Paris are vital to stop the world reaching the point of no return on climate change, and there can be no question of watering them down". Expressing deep concern over his successor's decision to pull out of the Paris climate pact, former US President Barack Obama has said that by doing so, the Trump Administration has joined a small handful of nations that reject the future.



Poll Suggests Theresa May Will Lose Her Majority

The claims have been made by Castle Point Labour candidate Joe Cooke, which come as a seat projection by pollster YouGov suggested that the United Kingdom could be heading for a hung parliament, with Labour making gains and Theresa May's Tories suffering losses.


Kellyanne Conway Won't Say If Trump Believes Climate Change Is a Hoax

Kellyanne Conway Won't Say If Trump Believes Climate Change Is a Hoax

Stephanopoulos asked Conway, a reference Trump's repeated insistence that global warming is not scientifically proven despite reams of research that says otherwise. Asked a third time, the official said: "Whether he - you know, I have not talked to the president about his personal views on whether". Journalists would love to.


India, Russia decide to upgrade, intensify defence cooperation

India, Russia decide to upgrade, intensify defence cooperation

Petersburg Economic Forum, Putin likened hackers to "artists", who could act on behalf of Russian Federation if they felt its interests were being threatened. Putin also acknowledged that there may be Russian hackers "who consider themselves patriots" and decide to "make their contribution, as they see fit, to fight against those who speak ill of Russia".


Man arrested in theft of Portland train victim's ring

Man arrested in theft of Portland train victim's ring

The term "alt-right" encompasses those who subscribe to a white nationalist ideology, and the suspect in the attack, Jeremy Joseph Christian , is a "known white supremacist", according to the Southern Poverty Law Center, having posted such material online.


US, China could decide this week on North Korea sanctions

US, China could decide this week on North Korea sanctions

North Korea warned Wednesday it was prepared to launch intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) at any time, as the U.S. successfully tested a system created to intercept them. The second missile successfully intercepted the first missile over the ocean, destroying it in mid-flight. This was the 18th test of the ground-based interceptor.