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Bloomberg Leads Efforts to Help US Meet Paris Agreement Commitments

Other countries, including India , signalled their commitment to the accord . Germany's powerful auto industry said Europe would need to reassess its environmental standards to remain competitive after the "regrettable" USA decision. "Moreover, China has taken concrete moves to positively deal with climate change and made obvious progress, demonstrating the global responsibility shouldered by China and conforming with China's choice of sustainable growth", a state media report said ...



Germany's Merkel, Ministers Stress US Ties After 'War of Words'

China will "steadfastly" implement the Paris climate pact, Premier Li Keqiang said today, urging others to do likewise as US President Donald Trump was due to announce whether he will keep Washington in the deal. White House spokesman Sean Spicer, asked about the president's relationship with Merkel, told a news briefing: "They get along very well". The United States is the only advanced industrialized country that does not provide universal healthcare to all its citizens.



Van Mows Down Pedestrians on London Bridge, Stabbings Reported Nearby

London Bridge is a major transport hub and nearby Borough Market is a fashionable warren of alleyways packed with bars and restaurants that are always bustling on a Saturday night. This is, as we all know, the third terrorist attack Britain has experienced in the last three months. "One of things the police and all of us need to do to make sure we are as safe as we possibly can be", Khan said.



World leaders pledge to boost climate efforts after Trump move

PARIS , June 2 USA cities, states and businesses can fulfil commitments made by the United States under the Paris climate change agreement even though the us has withdrawn from the pact, former NY mayor Michael Bloomberg said in Paris.



Attackers plough van into London crowd, stab revellers, kill six

Prime Minister Theresa May said that she has been following updates from police and security officials, and she could confirm that the incident in London was being treated as a potential act of terrorism . A van mowed down pedestrians as it sped down London Bridge on Saturday night, leaving bodies lying in the roadway, a witness to the incident told CNN.


Chaffetz's June 30 Resignation Opens Oversight Chairmanship

Chaffetz's June 30 Resignation Opens Oversight Chairmanship

Two are South Carolinians: former prosecutor Trey Gowdy, who removed himself this week from possible consideration for the Federal Bureau of Investigation directorship, and Mark Sanford, who has built-in seniority on the committee from his previous service in Congress .