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Trump to announce decision on Paris deal

While forecasting the state of the environment more than 80 years into the future is a notoriously inexact exercise, academics gathered by the the United Nations at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change are concerned the world is headed for "extensive" species extinctions, serious crop damage and irreversible increases in sea levels even before Trump started to unpick the fight against global warming.



Sewage tanker bomb kills at least 80

In addition to the loss of lives and injuries, the explosion also resulted in considerable damage to the immediate and surrounding, with some embassies being seriously affected. Most of the casualties were Afghans but foreign nationals were also injured, including 11 U.S. citizens. Germany has had troops in Afghanistan for 15 years, primarily concentrated in the north in and around Mazar-e-Sharif.



Trump is broadening his search for FBI director

Mueller also hired two colleagues from the WilmerHale law firm, where he worked, and brought on a former Justice Department spokesman, Peter Carr, to handle media inquiries. Rosenstein, Trump swiftly clarified that it was purely his decision. While the exact date has not been decided, Comey is expected to recount his interactions with the president before the Senate panel.


100 confirmed dead in Sri Lanka mudslides

100 confirmed dead in Sri Lanka mudslides

An Indian naval ship equipped with medical supplies docked in Colombo Saturday and a second vessel was expected on Monday, Indian High Commissioner Taranjit Singh Sandhu said. At least 91 have been killed and 110 have gone missing so far. Sri Lanka stepped up its military-led relief operations Saturday as almost half a million people were displaced after a monsoon deluge killed at least 113 people.



Trump to pull out of climate deal

On Tuesday, Modi said in Berlin that it would be a "crime" to spoil the environment for future generations as the world awaits a decision on US climate policy. For all its symbolic importance, the decision may have little practical effect on US carbon emissions. Shortly after the news broke Wednesday, the United Nations official account tweeted a note from U.N.


Wary Of North Korea, U.S. Destroys Mock Warhead Over The Pacific

Wary Of North Korea, U.S. Destroys Mock Warhead Over The Pacific

The Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency said the interceptor , launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, "destroyed the target in a direct collision" over the Pacific Ocean. "Sensors on the ground picked it up and guided an interceptor that blasted off from California". However, the interceptor technology has been making steady advances throughout the life of the program.