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US withdrawal from climate change agreement galvanises EU and others to succeed

US withdrawal from climate change agreement galvanises EU and others to succeed

On the global reaction to Trump's decision , Haley was dismissive. He had repeatedly said during last year's election campaign that climate change was a hoax . "Just because the U.S. got out of a club, doesn't mean we aren't going to care about the environment ", said Ms Haley. Bloomberg has also pledged to muster $15 million for the United Nations' climate body, substituting for U.S.



Comey says circumstances in firing him is confusing

Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election on Capitol Hill in Washington , U.S., June 8, 2017. He added: "Mr. Comey admitted that he leaked to friends of his purported memos of those privileged conversations, one of which he testified was classified".


Trump slams Qatar for funding terror as Tillerson urges calm

Trump slams Qatar for funding terror as Tillerson urges calm

Only an hour later, Tillerson sat in the front row in the Rose Garden as Trump enthusiastically embraced the move by Saudi Arabia , Egypt and others to punish Qatar . sanctions. Saudi Arabia's closure of Qatar's only land border sparked fears of major price hikes and food shortages for its population of 2.7 million people, with long queues forming as some supermarkets began running out of stock.



Police name third London Bridge jihadi as Youssef Zaghba

Prosecutors in Italy say there was not enough evidence to arrest or charge the 22-year-old when he was intercepted at Bologna airport. Police said 22-year-old Youssef Zaghba lived in east London and that his family has been notified, adding that he had not been considered to be a "subject of interest" to either police or the intelligence services.



British Prime Minister Vows to Carry on Despite Election Losses

At the time, they had 330 out of 650 seats in the House of Commons. The European Union has long said it's ready to start discussions over Britain's exit from the EU. Duncan Smith said the Conservatives would now concentrate on minority government negotiations. Prime Minister Theresa May had called for this snap election back in April, hoping to get a stronger majority of Conservative lawmakers.



Trump demands Qatar 'end' its funding of 'terrorism'

Shortly before Trump spoke, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned that the dispute was hurting the US-led war against the Islamic State terror group (banned in Russia ) and urged nations to work with Kuwait as a mediator to resolve tensions.