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Cloud Peak Energy Inc had also urged the Trump administration to stay in the Paris deal to prevent other nations from an aggressive turn against the global coal industry. "It could potentially harm US businesses who are trying to compete with businesses from other countries in the exploding global market in renewable energy", Light told ABC News .
  • President Trump will announce his decision on the Paris Accord Thursday

    President Trump will announce his decision on the Paris Accord Thursday

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    Unlike the Paris agreement, the UNFCCC is a Senate-approved treaty , so senators would probably want to have a say in such a move. Word of Trump's expected decision came a day after the president met with Pruitt. In Denmark, climate minister Lars Christian Lilleholt said that "if true, this is a really, really bad signal from the United States". UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has weighed in, arguing on Tuesday that the United States should not leave the Paris Agreement.
  • Lebanese cinema chain bans "Wonder Woman"

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    Over the past few months, at least, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), which Gadot served in for two years, has bombed arms shipments in Syria it says are destined for Hezbollah , a militant group based in Lebanon . As she once told Fashion Magazine , "The army wasn't that hard for me". In a widely shared posting on her Facebook page , Gadot had praised Israel's military during the Gaza-Israel 2014 war, sending prayers to Israeli soldiers " who are risking their lives protecting ...
  • Penguins wary, Predators baffled by unpredictable Game 1 in finals

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    The Predators were hardly intimidated by the big stage. Game 3 is on Saturday night in the Music City, where the Predators have been almost unbeatable in these playoffs with a 7-1 record on home ice. The 23-year-old was among 17 Preds with at least one goal this spring. You typically don't see numbers like that in the playoffs when games become tighter and goals are harder to come by.
  • Supergirl casts Cloverfield star Odette Annable for Season 3 big bad

    Supergirl casts Cloverfield star Odette Annable for Season 3 big bad

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    Odette Annable has been cast as Supergirl's next major villain! Supergirl has cast Odette Annable (Brothers & Sisters) as the Season 3 big bad. Unlike previous villains, Reign's tie to Kryptonian history should present an interesting moral dilemma for Kara to work through: Her people are responsible for their creation.
  • White House: President Trump expected to pull United States from Paris deal

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    Already, the United States employs more people in solar energy (nearly 374,000) than in coal (a little over 160,000), according to the U.S. Department of Energy. "Affirmation of the Paris Agreement is not only about the climate: It is also about America being the global leader", Romney tweeted. The accord, agreed on by almost 200 countries in Paris, aims to limit planetary warming in part by slashing carbon dioxide and other emissions from the burning of fossil fuels.
  • Wonder Woman is the best DC movie

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    Now, the actress is opening up about the gig's darker side as Gadot admits playing Wonder Woman is plenty stressful. (She plays the president of the United States on the CW series.) Carter also attended the Wonder Woman premiere, where Gal Gadot joked, "Lynda already thanked me for sharing the burden with her".
  • Woods found asleep at the wheel, no alcohol in his system

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    Seconds after an own goal off the left skate of Nashville's Vern Fiddler that was credited to Scott Wilson, Evgeni Malkin beat Rinne to give Pittsburgh a three-goal lead. "All three goals in the third period were odd-man rushes". We have to draw on what we did well and find ways to win, like they did in Game One. Pittsburgh has just two shots on five power plays and has not scored on any of them.
  • Town that denied mosque permit to pay Islamic group $3.25M

    Town that denied mosque permit to pay Islamic group $3.25M

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    Bernards township officials contended they denied the request on the basis of safety concerns and land rights. The Islamic Society will receive $3.25 million in damages and legal fees from the town. In January, a USA district court judge ruled that the town violated the Religious Land Use and Institutional Persons Act. The land was zoned for religious buildings, but when the ISBR submitted plans to the board in 2012, it took three and a half years for the board to reject it.
  • Trump to withdraw from the Paris climate deal

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    Several US media outlets, including the New York Times and CNN have cited senior White House officials saying that Mr Trump was expected to withdraw from the accord , while Mr Trump simply said he would make a decision "very soon".
  • Charlie Heaton in talks for 'X-Men' spin-off

    Charlie Heaton in talks for 'X-Men' spin-off

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    Meanwhile, Taylor-Joy is playing Illyana Rasputin, aka Magik, a young sorceress who has the ability to teleport through time and space. Williams will portray Rahne Sinclair, aka Wolfsbane, a girl struggling to reconcile her religious beliefs with her power to turn into a wolf.