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35 killed as fresh wave of airstrikes hits Syria

The strikes, which the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said comprised the deadliest such attack involving Islamic State family members, came hours after a strong condemnation from the United Nations human rights chief, Zeid Raad Al Hussein.


China vows to work with European Union to uphold Paris pact

China vows to work with European Union to uphold Paris pact

It could be that President Trump will be out of office before the United States would be out of the deal. The Trump administration may or may not signal the mode of withdrawal if it does, in fact, announce that it will pull out of the agreement this week.



Elon Musk says quitting White House advisory panels

Basically, he's saying the USA led the pack of this global effort over a year ago, but now Trump will prevent the country from seeing any of its economic benefits. Australia's Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg spoke with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who is in Singapore, following the announcement. It's been a busy week for woke celebs.


Probe turns up heat on Macron's squeaky-clean pledges

Probe turns up heat on Macron's squeaky-clean pledges

Despite the affair, another poll out on Thursday suggested that Mr Macron's Republic on the Move party was on course to win an outright majority in the June 11 and 18 legislative vote, taking between 335 and 355 seats of the 535 mainland French seats in the lower house of parliament.


Trump Stands With Pittsburgh, But Mayor Says He's With Paris

Trump Stands With Pittsburgh, But Mayor Says He's With Paris

Former President Barack Obama promised to cut our greenhouse gas emissions 26 to 28 percent below where they were in 2005 by 2025 . Earlier in May major United States companies in technology, energy, health, consumer goods, and financial services, such as Apple, Google, Unilever, Microsoft, Facebook and Morgan Stanley, stated that they believe the U.S.


61 mayors adopt Paris climate accord after U.S. pulls out

61 mayors adopt Paris climate accord after U.S. pulls out

But damaging as it is, this decision is not the beginning of the end for efforts to contain climate change. Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Texas, tweeted: "The world needs to know that President Trump does not speak for all Americans". Environmentalists, joined by some major businesses, world leaders and health advocates, strongly support the accord and quickly criticized Trump for withdrawing.