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People Mayor Hancock commits Denver to meet goals of Paris Climate Agreement
Author: 0 Mayor Hancock commits Denver to meet goals of Paris Climate Agreement

But some Republicans in the Vermont House complained the resolution could commit the state to pay for climate funding. President Trump, a climate-change skeptic, announced earlier this month that he would withdraw the USA from the 2015 pact and its nonbinding carbon dioxide emissions reductions, but he said he would be open to negotiating a new worldwide agreement that better protects US interests.

Author: 0 US says Assad may be preparing chemical attack, warns 'heavy

Your browser doesn't recognise available video formats. WH Press Secretary Sean Spicer issued an ominous statement Monday evening that says the U.S. In retaliation, Donald Trump ordered missile strikes on a Syrian airbase and called on other nations to join in to help "end the slaughter and bloodshed".

Author: 0 Supreme Court allows Trump's revised travel ban in part

And in the entire universe of pending visas, there is only one that doesn't involve a tie" to someone or something in the US - a tourist visa, said Becca Heller, the director of the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP), the plaintiff in IRAP v.

People Northern Ireland's party hopeful of Conservative deal 'soon'
Author: 0 Northern Ireland's party hopeful of Conservative deal 'soon'

After losing her parliamentary majority in a botched gamble on a snap election, May's Brexit strategy has become the subject of public debate inside her own party, with calls for her to take a more business-friendly approach. She reiterated that any deal between her party with the Conservatives was not bad news for devolution in Northern Ireland. Once inside the private meeting, May offered a message of conciliation to her MPs, according to those present.

Author: 0 Corker vows to block arms sales to Gulf states over Qatar

He said that while he " could not have been more pleased " with President Donald Trump's recent trip to Saudi Arabia , GCC countries did not "take advantage of the summit and instead chose to devolve into conflict ". The senator's announcement will cover any weapons packages that have not yet been formally notified to Congress, a Corker aide told HuffPost in a Monday afternoon email.

People They're Going After Me for Obstruction of Justice on 'Phony Story'
Author: 0 They're Going After Me for Obstruction of Justice on 'Phony Story'

Former FBI Director James Comey told Congress last week that he believed he was sacked by President Trump to undermine the agency's ongoing Russian Federation probe. The interviews suggest that Mueller sees the question of attempted obstruction of justice as more than just a "he said, he said" dispute between the president and the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director.

People Pakistan oil tanker blast death toll rises to 154
Author: 0 Pakistan oil tanker blast death toll rises to 154

As oil began leaking from the tanker, scores of people rushed to the scene in an attempt to collect the fuel in bottles and other containers. Saznoor Ahmad, 30, whose two cousins were killed in the fire, said the crowd of people screamed as the flames engulfed them.

Author: 0 Personal chemistry key as Trump meets India PM for 1st time

In his another tweet , he said: "Preparing the ground for the meeting between the leaders". He expressed India's desire to work with the United States for promoting the partnership, said Baglay while briefing the media on these meetings.

People Kidnapped Border Patrol agent says he feared for family
Author: 0 Kidnapped Border Patrol agent says he feared for family

The justices said the appellate court needs to consider certain new legal issues. Bush, the court ruled that Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, detainees could challenge their detentions in US court. USA officials chose not to prosecute Agent Mesa in the killing of the Mexican teenager and the Obama administration refused a request to extradite him so he could face criminal charges in Mexico.

People Malan leads England to series win over South Africa
Author: 0 Malan leads England to series win over South Africa

Malan's 78 from 44 balls, an innings that included 14 boundaries, was the highest score by an England T20 debutant. "Craig is aware and all is fine", Morgan said . Hales, who was also badly dropped on 10 by Andile Phehlukwayo , was eventually dismissed by the guilty party in the 13th over for a 28-ball 36. Meanwhile Hales suffered a painful blow on eight when he bottom edged a pull off paceman Paterson onto an unprotected knee.

People Key Tory manifesto bills missing from Queen's Speech, with focus on Brexit
Author: 0 Key Tory manifesto bills missing from Queen's Speech, with focus on Brexit

The speech is a list of laws that the British government plans to bring forward in the coming year. Others include a Civil Liability Bill, created to mitigate the "compensation culture" around motoring insurance claims, a bill focusing on domestic violence and abuse, and a bill preventing landlords from charging letting fees.

People Role of DUP, new partner in UK government
Author: 0 Role of DUP, new partner in UK government

Talks have dragged on for more than two weeks after Ms May lost her majority in Parliament on June 8 with a failed gamble on a snap election . British Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal on Monday to prop up her minority government with the support of a small Northern Irish Protestant party.

Author: 0 Supreme Court takes on new clash of gay rights, religion

But Colorado courts ruled that the state's public accommodation law, which bans discrimination by companies offering their services to the public, did not allow Phillips to refuse the gay couple's request. "Businesses should not be allowed to violate the law and discriminate against us because of who we are and who we love", Mullins said on Monday. And it is our responsibility as God-loving patriots to stand alongside Jack Phillips as they wage this legal battle.

Author: 0 Trump Gives Remarks With Indian Prime Minister Modi

Trump nodded to their possible differences during a meeting in the White House , but struck an optimistic tone. Speaking in the Rose Garden after their talks, Trump said: "Both our nations have been struck by the evils of terrorism, and we are both determined to destroy terrorist organizations and the radical ideology that drives them".

Author: 0 TCU shutout against Florida, eliminated from CWS

LSU (51-18) will face Florida or TCU in the best-of-3 championship series starting on Monday. The Gators are 18-7 in one-run games this year as they enter the CWS finals on Monday night (7 ET, ESPN ) against LSU . 1 seed to go all the way; that was the first year of this CWS format. His hitting coach, Micah Gibbs, a former national championship winning catcher for LSU , says it's how well Papierski plays behind the plate that helps his approach in the batter's box.

People World mayors urge G20 leaders to 'save the planet'
Author: 0 World mayors urge G20 leaders to 'save the planet'

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu was named the 75 President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) in a gavel-passing ceremony today, accepting the honor from outgoing USCM President Mayor Mick Cornett of Oklahoma City and host-city Mayor Philip Levine of Miami Beach at USCM's 85 Annual Meeting.

People Bernie Sanders criticizes the Democratic brand
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders criticizes the Democratic brand

Nonetheless, it's perhaps noteworthy that Bernie Sanders , like his wife, retained a defense attorney. Bernie Sanders might also be under investigation, following claims that his office had improperly used his influence in order to lobby the bank to grant Burlington College the loan.

Author: 0 Indias blocking of road building in Sikkim seriously damaged

In New Delhi , external affairs ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay had said that some difficulties were being experienced in the movement of pilgrims through Nathu La and that India is taking up the matter with China . The road construction was carried out on China's territory, and India has no right to interfere, Ren said. Blaming India for the standoff, a People's Liberation Army statement said, "After India's independence the Indian government repeatedly confirmed in writing that ...

Author: 0 BJP playing vote bank politics by nominating Dalit for president: Shiv Sena

Yesterday, Thackeray had criticized the BJP for deciding to field a Dalit candidate and trying to play vote bank politics . Sena, the BJP's oldest ally, which has been consistently pushing for Mohan Bhagwat as the next president, changed its stand after the RSS chief recently expressed his disinclination to become constitutional head of the country.

Author: 0 Gutsy Maroons set up Origin decider with thrilling fightback

They haven't won State of Origin Game II yet. Heavy metal band Grinspoon whipped the blue-clad faithful into a frenzy pre-match. Dane Gagai - a relative rookie compared to the likes of Maroons teammate and captain Cameron Smith - revealed the simple bonding medium ahead of his sixth appearance for the state.

Author: 0 Martin Shkreli fraud trial underway

Shkreli's chatter may cost him. One young man, who mentioned Shkreli's $2 million purchase of the only copy of the Wu-Tang Clan album "Once Upon a Time in Shaolin", answered the judge, "Honestly?" He faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted, according to U.S.

People Jared Kushner speaks at tech event
Author: 0 Jared Kushner speaks at tech event

He thanked the tech luminaries for coming, said he wants to use technology to transform government and appreciates their outsider perspective. Kushner spoke of the need to modernize government IT systems to create huge savings and "meaningfully improve the lives of Americans".

People May strikes $A1.7b deal for DUP support
Author: 0 May strikes $A1.7b deal for DUP support

Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster said the details of the deal with the Conservatives will be published later. Comparing this minority government against the mandates of other national leaders, we can see that the British Government's mandate is one of the slimmest on the EU Council .

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