Lawmakers react to President Trump's decision to withdraw from Paris Agreement

President Trump on Thursday announced his decision to withdraw the USA from the Paris Agreement, a global pact to limit carbon emissions in an effort to slow climate change. Some of Trump's aides have been searching for a middle ground - perhaps by renegotiating the terms of the agreement - in an effort to thread the needle between his base of supporters who oppose the deal and those warning that a USA exit would deal a blow to the fight against global warming as well as to worldwide US ...

Doctor Arrested At Trump Hotel On Gun Charges Due In Court

Moles is charged with carrying a handgun without a license and possession of unregistered ammunition. The conditions of the deal include: Moles relinquish his cache of weapons at his Pennsylvania home pending the end of this case; Moles must not have access to any weapons or have anyone assist him in getting access to any weapons; Moles must stay away from the White House, the Trump International Hotel, and its surrounding areas; and Moles must stay in Washington at an undisclosed hotel, ...

Foreign leaders to Trump: there is no "better deal" than Paris

And even with the environmental regulations passed under President Barack Obama , the US was unlikely to meet its original commitment - to reduce carbon emissions by 26 to 28 percent below 2005 levels. The decision to abandon the agreement puts the United States at odds with 197 countries - 147 of who have ratified the Convention. Two Liberals, Eric Abetz and Craig Kelly, have called for a rethink of Australia's involvement in the climate pact in the wake of the United States decision ...

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Since " Stan " hit, music fans, and hip-hop heads in particular, have taken to using the term to describe an individual who's way into one specific artist, i.e., "You're a total Kanye stan ". Stan kills himself and his pregnant girlfriend before he ever gets Slim Shady's letter. At this point, most loyal fans embrace this term and even give their fan base a name to form a sort of union.

US will withdraw from Paris climate accord

It could have sweeping implications for the deal, which relies heavily on the commitment of big polluter nations to reduce emissions of gases scientists blame for sea level rise, droughts and more frequent violent storms. One computer simulation - one that many other scientists say is too much of a worst-case scenario - calculates that if the US increases carbon dioxide emissions and the rest of the world hits its targets, America's added carbon pollution will be responsible for about half a ...

Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant to Close in 2019

Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant to Close in 2019

The plant, along with other nuclear power installations around the USA, has struggled to compete in an electricity market booming with affordable gas. "Like New York and IL before it, the commonwealth has an opportunity to take a leadership role by implementing a policy solution to preserve its nuclear energy facilities and the clean, reliable energy and good-paying jobs they provide", Exelon's president and chief executive, Chris Crane , said in a statement .