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Trump tries drama for climate change

Trump tries drama for climate change

The US, one of the biggest greenhouse emitters in the world, would announce its position this week whether to leave the deal or to stay. He warned of a drop in the US's global influence if it pulls out of the agreement. They estimate that the world would warm by 3.6 degrees Celsius (6.4 degrees Fahrenheit) by 2100 when compared with pre-industrial levels if Trump quits Paris, more than the 3.3-degree baseline scenario.



Trump expected to leave climate deal but with 'caveats'

A second White House official, who was not authorized to discuss private conversations and also insisted on anonymity, said Trump had not made a final decision on how to proceed. Germany has focused on the economic benefits of fighting global warming to entice the Trump administration. Chief strategist Steve Bannon supports an exit, as does Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt .



Kushner reportedly encouraged to take hiatus as Federal Bureau of Investigation probes Russian Federation contacts

The White House disclosed the meeting in March. "It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media", Trump wrote in a series of Twitter posts on Sunday. "Whenever you see the words "sources say" in the fake news media, and they don't mention names", Trump wrote, "it is very possible that those sources don't exist but are made up by fake news writers".


UN Sec. Gen. advocates unity to combat threat from climate change

UN Sec. Gen. advocates unity to combat threat from climate change

The other G7 countries - Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Canada and Japan - reaffirmed their support for the accord last week. "There are many good arguments that in my opinion should lead an administration that has a concern to put its own interests first, and the interests of its people and its country first, to invest in what is necessary to preserve the global reach of its economy and to preserve the security of its citizens", Guterres said, alluding to Trump's "America First" policy.


Turkcell says $4.2 billion suit against MTN SA to go to trial

Turkcell says $4.2 billion suit against MTN SA to go to trial

The case was later withdrawn from U.S. courts and filed in South Africa, where it has been caught up in legal wrangling since later 2013. Its claim was lodged in a local High Court in 2013, but was delayed by objections from MTN. MTN subsequently operated Iran's first private cellphone network as MTN Irancell. "MTN continues to believe that there is no legal merit to Turkcell's claim and will accordingly oppose it", the company said in an e-mailed statement.



May could lose parliament majority

If this were to be the voting outcome, the Conservative party would rule with a minority government. But her Conservative Party remained on 43 percent according to a survey conducted by Survation for ITV's Good Morning Britain programme, seeing their lead drop as support for Labour rose 3 percentage points to 37 percent.