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President Trump still undecided on Paris climate accord

President Donald Trump took to social media to blast Germany, a key US ally that he asserted was unfairly benefiting from trade and the North Atlantic Treaty Alliance (NATO). The comments echoed a much-debated statement by Merkel in the wake of the G7 summit on the weekend indicating that Trump's presidency had upended Europe's traditional alliance with the US.


Amit Shah begins Kerala tour today to prepare ground for 2019 polls

Amit Shah begins Kerala tour today to prepare ground for 2019 polls

Shah will meet bishops in Kochi on Friday, asking them to build bridges with the minority community, which accounts for 18-20% of votes in the state, reports Manorama Online . Shah's visit is part of his 110-day tour across Indian states to prepare the ground for the next national polls in 2019, said BJP's former state president and national executive member Sreedharan Pillai.



House intel panel approves subpoenas for Flynn, Trump's lawyer

Flynn will also provide personal documents sought via a separate subpoena after Senate investigators narrowed the scope of the request. "While we anticipate interviews to begin shortly, we have agreed that the pace of those interviews will be dictated by the needs of the investigation and not the preferences of outside parties", he said in a statement.



Many US business leaders disappointed at Trump's Paris withdrawal

He added: 'As the mayor of Pittsburgh, I can assure you that we will follow the guidelines of the Paris agreement for our people, our economy and future'. Merkel said Friday that the announcement by Trump was "extremely regrettable and that's putting it very mildly". Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called Trump's move "reckless and regressive".



United States pressure not slowing down N. Korea missile tests

The suspected Scud-type missile is not thought to have caused any damage. It is the latest in a string of recent test launches as the North seeks to build nuclear-tipped ICBMs that can reach the U.S. "This is a clear violation of UN Security Council resolutions". May 14: North Korea test-fires its newly developed Hwasong-12 missile, which it says can carry a heavy nuclear warhead.



Rihanna star of National Basketball Association finals opener

Slowly, but surely, Golden State built up their lead throughout the second frame. Faced with those conventional-wisdom options, Durant did the only thing he could do - assert himself as Game 1's best player . "That's when they become very unsafe because those guys, they sprint down the lane, they sprint to the 3-point line, they put a lot of pressure on your defense", James said.