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Trump's Speech On Paris Climate Agreement Withdrawal, Annotated

Trump's Speech On Paris Climate Agreement Withdrawal, Annotated

Under former President Barack Obama , the US had agreed to reduce emissions to 26 percent to 28 percent of 2005 levels by 2025 - about 1.6 billion tons. Marco Rubio - did not immediately comment on the president's Paris pullout. Ivanka Trump and her allies, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Trump's chief economist Gary Cohn, have pressed Trump to alter the USA commitments to the Paris agreement without fully pulling out of the accord.


Trump urges world leaders to call his cellphone, raising security concerns

Trump urges world leaders to call his cellphone, raising security concerns

President Donald Trump has been encouraging world leaders to call him directly on his cellphone, according to a new report , worrying security experts who say such unsecured calls pose a major eavesdropping risk. In March this year Trump traded in his Android mobile phone, which he used to send out many of his tweets during the 2016 election campaign, for an iPhone after members of Congress raised security concerns about the device.



Iran's re-elected Rouhani vows 'no' to extremism

The other candidates received 500 thousand votes. One of the first world leaders to congratulate Rouhani was Syrian President Bashar Assad, whose government is strongly backed by Tehran . A supporter of newly re-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani holds a placard bearing a portrait of him as she takes to the streets to celebrate his victory in downtown Tehran on May 20, 2017.



Pittsburgh over Paris: Trump's nationalist decision

But Ms Merkel issued a joint statement alongside French President Emmanuel Macron and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni that said the agreement could not be re-negotiated. Stefanik said. Counterintuitively, the talking points also argue that the agreement does not go far enough to address climate change: "According to researchers at MIT, if all member nations met their obligations, the impact on the climate would be negligible".



Clinton: Trump unleashed 'dangerous' level of hate

The former Democratic presidential nominee lashed out at the Republican president as she reflected on the 2016 campaign during an appearance at book industry conference in New York City. Discussing how technology affected her bid for the White House, Clinton criticised the Democratic National Commitee's data operation saying she "inherited nothing" from the party.