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Ex-Penn State officials face sentencing in Sandusky scandal

Ex-Penn State officials face sentencing in Sandusky scandal

Former university president Graham Spanier , Tim Curley and Gary Schultz were all convicted of child endangerment in the wake of the scandal surrounding the convicted serial child molester, who is now serving 30 to 60 years in prison. The defendants are "good people who made a bad mistake", the judge said. Attorneys for the three former administrators have not returned calls seeking comment.


Wyoming US senator out of hospital after gallbladder surgery

Wyoming US senator out of hospital after gallbladder surgery

Mike Enzi continues to be hospitalized in Gillette after undergoing emergency surgery Sunday to remove his gallbladder. Prior to his time in the Senate, Enzi served as a state legislator and mayor of Gillette. "He was told this is a fairly common surgery and he is excited to resume his normal schedule soon". Enzi has been a senator since January 1997. The Senate Budget Committee, led by Enzi, is one of the panels involved in the drafting of a Senate version of legislation created to ...



Haley says Trump believes climate is changing

Trump has since shied away from giving his opinion on whether climate change is real. Questioned on CNN about the decision to pull out of the Paris accord, Haley said: "We have got a president who is going to look out for the environment".



Trump pulls US from global warming accord, to allies' dismay

Sweden's United Nations ambassador says a US withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement would be "a disappointment to the rest of the world" and would hurt American interests. The White House did not confirm the reports, while Trump restated that his decision would be announced this week. Earlier Wednesday, a White House official said Trump was expected to pull out of the deal, but cautioned there could be "caveats".



Modi calls climate, terrorism as two biggest challenges for humanity

India's environment minister on Friday (2) said his country is committed to the Paris climate accord irrespective of the position of other nations, after the USA announced plans to pull out of the global pact. Arriving at the presidential palace the 66-year-old Indian nationalist hugged 39-year-old Macron, in scenes contrasting with Macron's clenched-jawed, white-knuckle handshake with Trump in Brussels last week.



Former Carter adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89

Former National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski , right, testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during a hearing July 9, 2014 in Washington . Born in Warsaw and educated in Canada and the US, Mr Brzezinski was an acknowledged expert in Communism when he attracted the attention of US policymakers.