• President Trump to Pull US Out of Paris Climate Agreement

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    Welcome back to the studio. Others said a pullout from Paris could erode USA global influence. "This must be NOW, AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, since 2025 the Paris Agreement target is too late". The cost of wind has gone down 66 percent and on and on and on. "The Paris agreement wasn't all that radical in the first place", said Bret Gustafson, a Washington University professor who studies cultural and political attitudes about fossil fuels .
  • J&K: Encounter on between security forces and militants in Sopore

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    Based on information about the presence of terrorists in Nathipora village which is about 50 km from Srinagar , the security forces launched a joint predawn operation. Forces according to police sources were fired upon by hiding militants triggering a gunfight. In this incident, eight people were killed and several injured.
  • Kenyan officers, 1 civilian killed in bombing

    Kenyan officers, 1 civilian killed in bombing

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    The area has experienced militant attacks since 2014 when a Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) camp was ambushed. Two more officers who were riding in the truck have not been accounted for. Police Commander Colonel Abdihakim Yusuf Hussein said officers also found grenades, antennas, chargers, mobile phones, vehicle registration plates and perfumes.
  • Talk of Trump pullout alarms backers of Paris climate accord

    Talk of Trump pullout alarms backers of Paris climate accord

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    White House officials said that he had been swayed by arguments that the pact, which has been adopted by every country but Syria and Nicaragua, shackles the American economy. News of Trump's expected decision drew swift reaction from the United Nations. On Tuesday night UN secretary-general António Guterres warned of economic and security impacts for nations who rowed back their commitments to action on climate change.
  • German FM, Armenian pres. felicitate Rouhani on reelection

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    Interior Minister Abdul Reza Rahmani Fazli said Raisi received 38.5%, or 15.7m votes - not enough to take the election to a second round. The other candidates received 500 thousand votes. According to Xinhua, Xi said in the message that Iran has gained new socio-economic achievements over the past four years under Rouhani's leadership, and that the China-Iran relationship has maintained sound momentum of development thanks to the two countries' joint efforts.
  • Doubt, U.N. chief says climate deal essential, 'get on board'

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    A White House official confirmed media reports Wednesday that the president is expected to pull out of the accord, which went into effect in November, the Associated Press reports. University of Oklahoma meteorology professor Jason Furtado said blowing past the 2-degree mark would be a potential "tipping point" that would lead to "a new and irreversible state in the climate system".
  • Corbyn's pledge to scrap tuition fees wins over hordes of young voters

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    Stefan Shakespeare, CEO of YouGov said that it would only take a small shift in favor of the Conservatives to see them win a healthy majority in the general election . He challenged her: "I think those people deserve to know by how much they will lose out". Asked about the performance of the two party leaders in Monday night's televised grilling from Jeremy Paxman, Mr Jarvis said: "Theresa May was evasive and struggled to answer even the most basic of questions".
  • Coal stocks fall; USA exit from climate deal may hurt, not help

    Coal stocks fall; USA exit from climate deal may hurt, not help

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    Twenty-five US companies have signed a letter that will appear Thursday in full-page ads in the Washington, D.C. editions of the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, exhorting the president not to exit the Paris Agreement, as he teased he might do in a tweet Wednesday and promised to do on the campaign trail.
  • Malaysian flight forced to land over bomb scare

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    A Malaysia Airlines plane was forced to return to Australia on Wednesday after a disruptive passenger attempted to enter the cockpit, the airline said . The plane turned back shortly after takeoff when cabin crew reported a passenger attempting to enter the cockpit. Shortly after take-off, passengers onboard flight MH128, traveling from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur , tackled a man carrying a unusual object as he moved towards the front of the plane.