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Trump to announce if USA will stay in Paris climate deal

Trump to announce if USA will stay in Paris climate deal

Abandoning the Paris pact would isolate the US from a raft of worldwide allies who spent years negotiating the 2015 agreement to fight global warming and pollution by reducing carbon emissions in almost 200 nations. A 2015 report by Stanford University's Marshall Burke and the University of California, Berkeley's Sol Hsiang and Ted Miguel found the climate change could slash 20 percent from global economic output by 2100 - more than five times previous estimates.



In victory for moderates, Iranian President Hassan Rouhan wins re-election

Rouhani is seen as relatively moderate in Iran, while Raisi was considered to be a more hard-line conservative candidate. The two figures, Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mahdi Karroubi, both endorsed Raisi, as did Mohammad Khatami, another reformist who served as Iran's president from 1997 to 2005.



House intel panel to subpoena Trump lawyer, former aide

They want an independent commission", Nunes told attendees at a private Republican fundraiser on April 7, which an event-goer captured on video and provided to the LA Times. The day before making those comments, Nunes recused himself from his committee's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, as the House Ethics Committee announced it had chose to investigate allegations that Nunes possibly made unauthorized disclosures of classified information.



Comey set to testify June 8 on Russia

Identities of USA citizens are supposed to be minimized, or hidden, during the surveillance, unless " unmasked " by senior intelligence or administration officials. By issuing these subpoenas, the House investigators want to find out if that's true or not. Before he could testify, however, Comey had to ensure his appearance at a public hearing would not complicate the ongoing investigation of Special Counsel Robert Mueller , who is overseeing the probe of possible coordination between ...


Merkel, minister stress U.S. ties after critical Trump tweet

Merkel, minister stress U.S. ties after critical Trump tweet

In Berlin on Sunday, Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that the United States and Britain may no longer be completely reliable partners. Her comments came after Trump said during the G-7 meeting he needed more time to decide if the U.S.


Why Trump Is Seeing Red About the 'Green Climate Fund'

Why Trump Is Seeing Red About the 'Green Climate Fund'

France, Germany and Italy on Thursday ruled out any new talks on the Paris Climate Accord shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump suggested he could get a better deal for Washington . The nations that remain in the Paris Agreement will be the nations that reap the benefits in jobs and industries created. Former US president Barack Obama.