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Trump surrenders USA leadership on climate change

Trump surrenders USA leadership on climate change

Gov. Mark Dayton said the president's action "will cause irreparable damage to our environment and our economy". Republican President Donald Trump last week announced he is withdrawing the United States from the pact involving almost 200 nations aimed at slowing the warming of the planet.



Deputy attorney general says he sees no reason to fire special counsel

Here's why. According to the rules, technically only the attorney general can fire a special counsel. Meanwhile, House Speaker Paul Ryan urged the White House to let Mueller's investigation play out. The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director also testified that the agency had believed Sessions was "inevitably going to recuse" for reasons he could not elaborate on.



Week Lions team in for Chiefs clash

In all honesty, it was reassuring too, to see Gatland enjoying himself despite the pressure which will come on this week ahead of the first test against the All Blacks at Eden Park, with Hansen no doubt polishing a few more one-liners of his own.


U.S. official can't confirm al-Baghdadi killin

U.S. official can't confirm al-Baghdadi killin

Russian Federation is trying to verify reports that its military has killed the leader of the Islamic State group in an air strike targeting a meeting of militant leaders. If confirmed, his death would mark a major military success for Russian Federation, which has conducted a military campaign in support of Syrian President Bashar Assad since September 2015.



Can Botulism Cause a Coma? Otto Warmbier Is In An Unresponsive State

Otto Warmbier , a University of Virginia student, was medically evacuated from North Korea and flown to Cincinnati late Tuesday. A US diplomat who traveled to North Korea to secure American college student Otto Warmbier's (WORM'-birz) release also was able to make contact with three other Americans detained there.



UK: Banned building materials suspected in London fire

Commander Stuart Cundy said the fire damage verged on "indescribable". Two government ministers - Treasury chief Philip Hammond and Trade Minister Greg Hands - said Sunday the cladding used on the building's exterior seems to be banned by British regulations.