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Trump rejects moving Israel embassy to Jerusalem _ for now

Trump rejects moving Israel embassy to Jerusalem _ for now

Trump faced a June 1 deadline to renew the waiver or let it expire. Every president since President Bill Clinton has pushed off the move, citing national security concerns. Even if President Donald Trump withdraws USA support for the Paris climate change accord, domestic efforts to battle global warming will continue.



Climate groups hit Trump for quitting Paris climate deal

Trump announced Thursday that he is pulling the USA out of the Paris agreement , which was one of President Obama's major achievements in office. Russian Federation struck a rare negative note. " Trump is hiding behind India's poor who, meanwhile, are already making the transition to clean energy that Mr.



Jury Seated in Cosby Trial

The lawyers return to court on Wednesday in Pittsburgh to pick a 12th juror and six alternates. Under terms of the plea, Mathers will be on probation for three years and must not take photos of people or post them online without their permission.


Trump's shaky claims on climate accord

Trump's shaky claims on climate accord

The White House said Trump made the decision to "maximize" the chances of negotiating a peace deal between Israelis and Palestinians, a decades-old diplomatic stalemate that Trump wants to help resolve. They say it's "crucial. that all parties stick to the Paris Agreement ". For many, Trump's decision is an indicator that the United States is pushing off inevitable work necessary to combat climate change.


Poorer nations robust in the face of Trump pullout from climate deal

Poorer nations robust in the face of Trump pullout from climate deal

Raul Grijalva, D-Tucson. Noting that Trump said he had had "extensive discussions" with people on both sides of the climate debate, it said: "One can only assume that Trump has very good reasons to leave the Paris agreement, and that he knows the implications of USA retreat from the landmark deal".



Former 'climate bad boy' China may benefit as U.S. leaves Paris deal

Meanwhile, a spokesman for UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called the U.S. decision to exit the Paris climate pact a "major disappointment". "Couldn't have picked a worst city", he said flatly. "This is another validation of the suspicion that Trump is not just unpredictable but untrustworthy".