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Protests, new pledges after Trump's Paris pullout

Our ranking is getting better", he said. But we suggest that this withdrawal is a symbolic action with little substantive impact on climate mitigation. That notification would then take a year to enter into effect, meaning that Trump can not legally withdraw the USA from the Agreement until November 4, 2020, the day after the next US presidential election.



World reacts to U.S. withdrawal from Paris Agreement

The prime minister expressed her disappointment with the decision and stressed that the United Kingdom remained committed to the Paris Agreement , as she set out recently at the G7. The leaders' news conference was delayed for three hours as they sought to find agreement. Macron also made an unprecedented 3-minute broadcast in English, criticizing Trump's decision as "a mistake, both for the USA and for our planet".


Trump Broadens Search for FBI Director Nearly a Month After Firing Comey

Trump Broadens Search for FBI Director Nearly a Month After Firing Comey

The Department of Justice appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to lead the investigation, but Rosenstein would still have a role in it. Trump is still on the hunt for a new FBI director three weeks after he fired Comey and expressed hopes of naming a new leader for the bureau before his first overseas trip, which ended Saturday.



Trump mulls climate pact decision

Cruz argued that the agreement, which was signed by the Obama administration past year, not only would "reduce American job growth and wages and increase monthly utility costs for hardworking families, [it] would fundamentally disadvantage the United States in the global economy".



Corbyn vows to meet Merkel 'straight away' if he becomes PM

Despite having repeatedly said that she meant to follow the UK's Fixed Term Parliament that would have seen the next general election held in 2020, May had called a snap poll in order to win a strong mandate for negotiations over Britain's exit from the European Union (EU).



Ivanka Trump celebrates 'Gay Pride' month on Twitter

It's June 2 and neither the U.S. President nor any White House official has commemorated LGBTQIA+ Pride Month yet, further triggering furious reactions in the wake of Trump announcing the U.S. "This month we honor the #LGBTQ community", read one . "Every June, leaders from all walks of life recognize Pride month and stand together in support of LGBTQ people, however President Trump chose to start this Pride month with deafening silence", said Sarah Kate Ellis, President and CEO of ...