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Chinese and European Union leaders pledged Thursday to remain committed to the Paris Agreement on climate change , amid recent reports that President Trump will pull the USA out of the deal, CNN reported . Without mentioning the USA specifically, he said China has been "actively promoting the Paris agreement and we were one of the first countries to ratify the Paris agreement".
  • Ramsey urges Wenger to extend contract at Arsenal

    Ramsey urges Wenger to extend contract at Arsenal

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    You cannot say you enjoy [the protests]."I think I've got too much to give and I've learned too much not to pass that on, whether that's initially to a younger generation or eventually at this level".With Laurent Koscielny banned and Gabriel and Shkodran Mustafi injured, Wenger called on club captain Per Mertesacker to start his first game in 392 days.There is a sense of well-placed pride in the Italian's words as he declares his contentment with his squad, who broke a Premier League record ...
  • Woman who raped and murdered three girls is volunteering at school

    Woman who raped and murdered three girls is volunteering at school

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    Parents at the school have complained to the school principal and the school board, who were aware of Homolka's identity. A spokesman for the Seventh-day Adventist Church, which runs the school, told the station that Homolka was not a regular volunteer and was not allowed to be alone with the children, which would have required a criminal background check.
  • Back-channel communications are nothing new for White House

    Back-channel communications are nothing new for White House

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    Don Beyer (D-Va.), who organized the letter, said in a statement Wednesday that " Jared Kushner can not be trusted". "And even though Jared Kushner isn't blood, he's pretty close to it". According to Politico, several sources "who work closely with prospective nominees" have said that "some potential hires are having second thoughts about trying to land executive branch appointments as federal and congressional investigations threaten to pose a serious distraction to Trump's agenda".
  • Trump to pull United States out of Paris

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    Trump will announce his decision in the White House Rose Garden at 3 p.m. Thursday, he tweeted . When Trump was elected in November, a good part of the early reaction focused on how his promise to quit the Paris agreement might hinder global efforts to limit risky climate change .
  • Lions need six-game preparation for first New Zealand Test - Ian McGeechan

    Lions need six-game preparation for first New Zealand Test - Ian McGeechan

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    Even New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has suggested that he knows what to expect from a Gatland-coached team: a pack full of bruisers playing low-risk rugby aimed at stifling All Black creativity. Woodward ended the tour by saying the only thing he would change would be to base the team in Melbourne and fly them over for the games.a final, petulant shot that had us thinking "Okay then Clive, see you later, thanks for coming".
  • White House says it has granted 14 ethics waivers to staff

    White House says it has granted 14 ethics waivers to staff

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    According to a report by the Associated Press on Wednesday, citing former and current United States officials with direct knowledge of the matter, Trump has urged both Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Pena Nieto to contact him on his cell phone.
  • United Nations chief calls on world to back Paris climate deal

    United Nations chief calls on world to back Paris climate deal

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    Pelosi says most Americans - regardless of political affiliation - want clear, decisive action to arrest the effects of climate change. What is not yet clear is whether Trump plans to initiate a formal withdrawal from the Paris accord, which under the terms of the agreement could take three years, or exit the underlying United Nations climate change treaty on which the accord was based.
  • Trump expected to scuttle Paris climate accord

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    The Trump administration is also considering pulling the US from the Paris Climate Agreement, which commits the world to keeping global warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius, or 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit, above preindustrial levels through 2100.
  • Trump pulling out of climate deal

    Trump pulling out of climate deal

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    Some of Trump's aides have been searching for a middle ground - perhaps by renegotiating the terms of the agreement - in an effort to thread the needle between his base of supporters who oppose the deal and those warning that a USA exit would deal a blow to the fight against global warming as well as to worldwide US leadership.
  • EU leader urges Trump not to ditch Paris climate deal

    EU leader urges Trump not to ditch Paris climate deal

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    It also aims to strengthen the ability of countries to deal with the impacts of climate change and calls for scaled up financial flows, a new technology framework and an enhanced capacity-building framework to support action by developing countries and the most vulnerable countries in line with their own national objectives.