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U.S. official makes brief appearance at G7 environment summit

The final statement from the Environment G7 in Bologna has been unanimously adopted, with a footnote in which the USA says it does not back the section on climate and development banks, sources said Monday. Trump said Washington would not be bound by the targets on reducing emissions of greenhouse gases set down in Paris, and will cut funding for developing countries affected by climate change.


Professor eats his pro-Brexit book after election stunner

Professor eats his pro-Brexit book after election stunner

A television politics expert in the United Kingdom was (literally) forced to eat his own words on Saturday. In the polls, the Labour party got 40% of votes and that made Goodwin deliver his promise. Kent University Professor Matthew Goodwin tore pages out of his book, Brexit , and ate them on live TV. Goodwin scrunched up a piece of paper and uncomfortably shoved it into his mouth and said: "It is actually a hardback, there are lots of chemicals but I have got to get through the whole ...


Russia opposition leader Navalny arrested ahead of protest

Russia opposition leader Navalny arrested ahead of protest

Monday's protests are being seen as another test of the strength of anger towards alleged corruption at the highest levels - and a gauge of how much support Navalny has for his bid to unseat President Vladimir Putin in next year's elections.



UAE exempts Qataris married to Emiratis from expulsion order

Mani Qatar posted a video on Twitter on Monday of a cargo ship arriving from Sohar port. Qatar's financial markets stabilised on Monday after a week of losses as the government showed it could keep the economy running in the face of sanctions by its neighbours which caused the biggest diplomatic rift for years among the rich countries of the Gulf.



Theresa May to Remain PM Despite Calls to Go

May's miscalculation in calling this election harks back to an earlier blunder by her immediate predecessor: former Prime Minister David Cameron and his decision to hold a referendum on " Brexit " in the first place. Having won all but three of Scotland's 59 seats in the British parliament in 2015, their share of the vote fell sharply and they lost seats to the Conservatives, Labour and the Liberal Democrats.



5 takeaways from the Tonys, including leave Bette Midler alone

He had this inspiring message to young people out there: "The things that make you odd are the things that make you powerful". The 23-year-old from LA got his first statue for best performance by a leading actor in a musical. Rebecca Taichman won best director of a play for her work on Indecent , and the play also received an award for lighting design. Left: Kevin Spacey , from left, Michael Kelly and Robin Wright appear as their characters from " House of Cards " as they present ...