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12-year-old crowned champion of Scripps National Spelling Bee

12-year-old crowned champion of Scripps National Spelling Bee

Washington- A 12-year-old Indian-American girl from California has won the 90th National Spelling Bee, defeating another Indian-American. Ananya Vinay asked for what the word basically is. "It was interesting to go back-and-forth for so many rounds", she said. Rajeev finally made his first mistake on marram , a surprise after succeeding on much longer words throughout the competition.



'Don't worry, be happy': Putin avoids criticizing Trump climate decision

Former President Obama said he was confident that American "States, cities, and businesses will step up and do even more to lead the way, and help protect for future generations the one planet we've got". "Nothing can and will stop us from doing so". Last night as I watched Donald Trump pull out of the Paris Accord I found myself in a mix of emotions.



Not even the Midwest agrees with Trump on Paris climate accord

In the absence of leadership from Washington, states, cities, colleges and universities and businesses representing a sizeable percentage of the US economy will pursue ambitious climate goals, working together to take forceful action and to ensure that the USA remains a global leader in reducing emissions.



Merkel Says Climate Fight Is 'Irreversible' Despite U.S. Leaving Paris Deal

Arnold Schwarzenegger is assailing President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement , saying that a grassroots movement committed to "a clean future" will rise up against Washington . He said they "will bet on the green economy, because the green economy is the good economy, it is the economy of the future". "I'm not a believer in man-made global warming".


False! Trump Claims Paris Deal Would Only Make 'Tiny' Difference

False! Trump Claims Paris Deal Would Only Make 'Tiny' Difference

In a long Facebook post, DiCaprio termed the US President's action as "discouraging" and ask the world to challenge those who do not believe in scientific facts or empirical truths. France's newly elected President Emmanuel Macron told Mr Trump in a telephone conversation that "nothing could be renegotiated" regarding Paris climate accord , Reuters news agency reported .



Former Nebraska-Lincoln chancellor gets jail time in Jerry Sandusky case

Former Penn State athletic director Tim Curley who pleaded guilty to child endangerment, will serve three months in jail and then will be under house arrest, while former Penn State Vice President Gary Schultz will serve two months in jail for their roles in the Sandusky cover-up.