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And rising seas would reshape coastlines around the U.S. and around the world. The US isn't going to participate. " Donald Trump said he was elected by voters of Pittsburgh, but his misguided decision to withdraw from the Paris climate does not reflect the values of our city", Peduto said in a press release announcing the city's plan to go 100% renewable.
  • Spicer refers all Russia-related questions to Trump's lawyer

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    Despite Spicer's instruction, the White House has not provided a point of contact to reporters for Kasowitz. The approval of the seven subpoenas appeared to represent a political compromise between the House of Representatives panel's majority Republicans , who have joined Trump in demanding investigations into leaks of classified information to news organizations, and minority Democrats, who are pushing for an aggressive investigation into possible collusion between Russian Federation ...
  • Climate move seeks to please Trump's most ardent backers

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    And each time, Pruitt refused to answer with a "yes" or a "no, " telling reporters that as he and the president discussed exiting the Paris climate deal , the topic of climate change never came up. In an address that included the dark rhetorical flourishes of the campaign trail, he railed against nations that he said were using the accord to give themselves an economic edge over the US.
  • Portland victim's mother appeals Trump to speak against intolerance

    Portland victim's mother appeals Trump to speak against intolerance

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    Sixteen-year-old Destinee Magnum, one of the women that Christian ranted against on the train, later thanked the families of the men who protected her. According to court documents, Christian was drinking sangria and shouting at the girls and other people on the train. Surveillance video then shows Christian turn his attention to Namkai-Meche, who was seated.
  • World erupts in resounding criticism over Trump climate pact exit

    World erupts in resounding criticism over Trump climate pact exit

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    Tillerson's aides maintained that he chose to follow his own schedule, which had him in his seventh-floor office on Thursday afternoon as Trump was speaking. Other prominent nations, including Russia, India and Mexico also quickly signaled their commitment to the accord, although a Kremlin aide said it would not be viable without USA participation.
  • Ex-US Congressman Weiner pleads guilty in teen 'sexting' case

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    Intending to send a private message to a young woman, Weiner accidentally sent out an explicit picture of himself on his public Twitter feed. That investigation was looking into whether Weiner had been sexting with a 15-year-old about how he "would bust that tight pussy so hard and so often that you would leak and limp for a week".
  • Doctor in Trump Hotel case released but due back in court

    Doctor in Trump Hotel case released but due back in court

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    When court resumed, the defense attorney and prosecutor told the judge that they had reached an agreement on Moles's release. Armed with an assault-style weapon and a handgun, Bryan Moles, 43, told an acquaintance that he was driving to see the president and that he had survival supplies, multiple cellphones and enough ammunition to make his auto resemble Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh "on a camping trip", according to charging documents filed Thursday.
  • For President Trump, decisions accompanied by drama

    For President Trump, decisions accompanied by drama

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    The pitch played off the Kushner family's relationship to Trump and brought up immigration, which are two no-nos for the president, according to the newspaper. On Wednesday, reporters asked press secretary Sean Spicer for White House reactions to former FBI Director James Comey saying he plans to testify in front of a congressional committee.
  • President Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia sets new tone for worldwide relations

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    In this way, however, the same unconventional style that propelled Mr. Trump to the White House is leaving a singular mark on the world stage as he takes his first trip overseas as president. It was his first major speech outside America, his first foreign tour (as president) and probably the first time he has addressed dozens of Muslim leaders (again as president).
  • ISIS claims responsibility for deadly Manila attack

    ISIS claims responsibility for deadly Manila attack

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    Police told ABC News the initial investigation indicated that the victims, who were found mostly on two floors, died from smoke inhalation in the incident, which occurred early Friday local time. The statement read, "He had taken his own life by setting himself on fire followed by a self-inflicted gunshot wound", reports CNN . " ISIS! " when the gunfire began.
  • Australian Man Dead Following Altercation in San Francisco

    Australian Man Dead Following Altercation in San Francisco

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    He was pronounced dead upon arrival at hospital. Officer Talkoff said that two suspects have been detained. The San Francisco Medical Examiner's office has identified the victim as Matthew Bate , 33, of Woolner, Northern Territory , Australia.