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Reaction to climate-accord pullout is overblown

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson downplayed the significance of the USA pullout from the Paris climate pact saying that the us has a "terrific record" of reducing its own greenhouse gas emissions . Not long after, Musk tweeted that he was departing the council, adding that " climate change is real". But not all cities want to withdraw from the accord.


Terror in London: Attacks at Two Popular Tourist Spots

Terror in London: Attacks at Two Popular Tourist Spots

The force said the men were wearing what looked like suicide vests that turned out to be fake. The general election in the United Kingdom is expected to be held on Thursday. They shot all three attackers dead at the scene. Elsbeth Smedley, a witness, said a man ran into Elliot's cafe in Borough Market and stabbed two people before rushing out.



London Police Respond to Multiple Incident

Renan Marquese, a sous-chef at a tapas restaurant, said he was working when he heard chaotic sounds outside the restaurant. He said he saw someone jump into the water to avoid being hit. So, is this a terrorism incident? British police said three attackers were shot and killed by police. He praised emergency services and said police would make a statement after an emergency cabinet meeting.



Report vehicle hits pedestrians on London Bridge, some said hurt

Witnesses reported seeing a vehicle travelling at about 50mph strike people walking along the pavement. "Then three men got out with long blades, 12 inches long and went randomly along Borough High Street stabbing people at random". Five people, including a police officer, were killed and more than 50 others were injured in the terror attack on March 22. British PM Theresa May said that she will chair a COBRA meeting to discuss the attack .



Ireland's first openly gay minister chosen to be next PM

He will be Ireland's first gay prime minister and also become the country's youngest leader at an age of 38. Born to an Indian immigrant father and an Irish mother, Varadkar is now serving as Ireland's Minister for Social Protection. "When my father travelled 5,000 miles to build a new home in Ireland, I doubt he dreamed his son would grow up to be its leader ". Mumbai: Amid the celebrations of Leo Varadkar's victory in the Ireland's Prime Ministerial elections, his extended family ...


China likely to gain as U.S. withdraws from Paris agreement

China likely to gain as U.S. withdraws from Paris agreement

President Donald Trump's pullback from a global climate pact could accelerate China's unlikely ascent toward leadership in stemming global warming and promoting green technology, and on global matters far removed from the environment. Trump also is proposing sharp cuts to US budgets for humanitarian and development assistance for the world's poorer nations. In January, China announced the suspension or cancellation of plans to build an additional 100 coal-fueled power plants.