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Russia: Prime Minister Modi says India committed to Paris Climate Accord

Modi also said that India-Russia relations have continuously strengthened over 70 years irrespective of changes in the world, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi . Businessmen of the two nations can create new, high value-added products and build production chains, including for promoting their goods and services on third country markets, he said.


Tone-Deaf Ivanka Trump Wishes Twitter Followers

Tone-Deaf Ivanka Trump Wishes Twitter Followers "Happy Pride"

Her father has yet to make any comment on Pride Month or any proclamation declaring June to be a month honoring LGBTQ people. The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) also admonished the White House's "silence" in a press release saying Trump chose to issue proclamations around "Great Outdoors Month", "National Ocean Month" and "National Homeownership Month", but failed to mention Pride Month.



PM Modi to hold talks with new French president

The Paris agreement commits the United States and 194 other countries to keeping rising global temperatures "well below" 2C above pre-industrial levels and "endeavour to limit" them even more, to 1.5C. Speaking at a joint press event after holding wide- ranging talks, the two leaders voiced concern over the growing threat of terrorism worldwide.


Eyewitness to Jakarta bombings tells of terror

Eyewitness to Jakarta bombings tells of terror

The suicide bombing occurred days after the deadly explosion in Manchester of the United Kingdom. Indonesia's elite anti-terror squad was investigating a suicide bombing on Thursday that killed three policemen in the country. Police are still working to confirm the type of explosive used in the attack. "We wanted to look for instructions at that location, or evidence. linked to the Kampung Melayu incident", said National Police spokesman Martinus Sitompul.



CBO shows House bill isn't 'a better way'

There are many variables - and unforeseen outcomes - that can undermine even the most carefully crafted policy initiative. The CBO warned, "People who are less healthy (including those with preexisting or newly acquired medical conditions) would ultimately be unable to purchase comprehensive nongroup health insurance at premiums comparable to those under the current law, if they could purchase it at all".



United States withdrawal from Paris agreement may not take effect until 2020

Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo on Friday disagreed with Trump's assertion that his decision was a good move for the American economy. Marshall Burke, a resource economist at Stanford University who's been modeling the effects of climate change on world and national GDPs over the course of the century, is taking an even longer view.