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Bloomberg leads mass coalition declaring support for Paris climate deal

The statement says: "The Trump administration's announcement undermines a key pillar in the fight against climate change and damages the world's ability to avoid the most risky and costly effects of climate change". The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, meanwhile offered assurances in television interviews on CNN and NBC that Trump, who once called climate change a " hoax " perpetrated by the Chinese, does indeed believe in climate change.


Nittany Lions set to compete at NCAA Championships

Nittany Lions set to compete at NCAA Championships

There are 24 athletes competing in each event. The first competitor to compete on Thursday will be junior distance runner Amy-Eloise Neale in the 1,500-meter run, who comes in with the 16th fastest time from prelims and as a legitimate threat to take a podium spot.



Bahamas Alarm At Us Withdrawal From Paris Climate Change Deal

The leaders met less than a week after President Trump pulled the US from a historic Paris climate accord , with Xi spending almost an hour talking to one of the administration's loudest, most powerful critics on the environment. "Pulling out of the Paris Accord is wrong for our country, our children, and the generations to come", Cooper said . "No responsible leader can put the workers and the people of their country at this debilitating and tremendous disadvantage", said Trump when he ...



Senate Republicans claim progress on health care legislation

McConnell is working with hardly any margin for error. Republicans control the Senate 52-48 and will need 50 votes, plus Vice President Mike Pence , to pass their bill. Short also said Monday that he doesn't expect legislation on tax reform until after Labor Day and that an infrastructure deal would come by the end of the year but the administration has "no firm timeline".


Donald Trump undercuts his own aides with travel ban tweets

Donald Trump undercuts his own aides with travel ban tweets

Trump needs five votes from the 9-judge court in his favor to put the ban into effect. The appeals court had found that the plaintiffs in the case were likely to succeed at trial in showing that the policy violates United States constitutional prohibitions on religious discrimination.



White House, allies scramble for ways to counter Comey

On Thursday, Comey in his first public appearance since being dismissed is expected to address several controversies, including whether Trump pressured him to drop an inquiry into fired National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . A source familiar with Comey's thinking recently tol. When Bratton made the cover of Time Magazine, it was the last straw, and he was gone within the year.