Paris Agreement: Formal US exit possible only in 2020

Though the White House has its supporters on climate change, dozens of USA cities, states and corporate leaders have said if the federal government won't lead, we will. Trump campaigned on parlaying that supposed business savvy into running the g... More..

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Men charged in deaths at Oakland warehouse fire
by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Men charged in deaths at Oakland warehouse fire

Prosecutors say so much evidence was destroyed in the blaze that a specific cause of the fire will likely never be known. But sources confirmed on Monday to KTVU that the master tenant of the collective, Deri...More..

UAE: Emirates, Etihad and FlyDubai suspend flights to Qatar
by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

UAE: Emirates, Etihad and FlyDubai suspend flights to Qatar

Ports operator DP World said yesterday it is still assessing the impact of the decision by five Arab states, including the UAE, to suspend all sea transport movement with Qatar. Pakistan has no immediate plan...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Trump assails Justice Dep't court strategy on travel ban

George Conway had been considered for at least two high-ranking Justice Department jobs, including Solicitor General. The second order removed Iraq from the list of banned countries. Kennedy sided with the ot...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Michael Bloomberg, US mayors vow to meet Paris targets even without Trump

Over the last several days, many of his closest advisers have revealed they spend no time discussing global warming with the president. Executives aren't exactly straying from the mainstream when they say glo...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Carrboro mayor Lydia Lavelle joins action on Paris Climate Accord

She's one of almost 200 mayors who committed to upholding the climate deal after President Donald Trump announced last week that the United States would withdraw from it. "As the nation's capital, we have a s...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Nations, states unite behind Paris accord

Three Democratic governors said Thursday they won't let the United States back away from a commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, despite President Donald Trump decision to withdraw from an global p...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

London attack: Police 'know identities of killers'

May said the three recent attacks, which have claimed at least 34 lives, are not thought to be connected. Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway on Monday condemned what she called the media's "obsessi...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Putin Denies Having Damaging Information on Trump

In an interview on American television last night, the Russian president - who denies any involvement in the hacking of email accounts of top Democrats that many believe helped swing the November vote in Mr...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Corbyn calls for May to resign over police cuts

London police on Sunday evening said commuters could expect to see more officers on the streets and more physical measures on bridges, after at least three men killed seven people at London Bridge on S...More..

Justices affirm ruling striking NC legislative districts
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Justices affirm ruling striking NC legislative districts

Last week, in light of that ruling, the justices sent a different lawsuit challenging both the congressional and legislative districts back to the state Supreme Court for a third review. That would enhance the ...More..

Texas considers trans bathroom bill for public schools
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Texas considers trans bathroom bill for public schools

It's about that student as well. The Texas House already approved HB3859 by a 93-49 vote earlier this month . AUSTIN, Texas- The Texas House of Representatives passed an amendment to Senate Bill 2...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Trump pulls US from global warming accord, to allies' dismay

He'll be seen next in " An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power ", which opens on July 28, and he spoke out against Trump on June 1. Abandoning the Paris pact would isolate the US from a raft of worldwide alli...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Raids and arrests after London Bridge attack

Law enforcement raided a block of flats in east London around 7 a.m. Sunday - about nine hours after three masked men drove a white van into pedestrians on the London Bridge , then leaped out and stabbed sev...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Tillerson urges Gulf states to address differences, stay united

Maldives announced Monday that it is severing diplomatic relations with Qatar over its alleged support for Islamist groups. The Gulf states banned their citizens from travelling to Qatar and ordered Qata...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Comey Planning To Testify Publicly As Early As Next Week

He began his career with Justice in 1991 at the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Eastern District of NY. Weissmann oversaw the investigations and prosecutions of more than 30 people on the Enron Task Force, incl...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

'I'm Illegal And Here To Stay' - Protestors Flood Texas Capitol

Others waved banners reading: "See you in court!" State House leaders halted the session and asked state troopers to clear the gallery. Though demonstrations were peaceful, it wasn't until State Rep. During t...More..

Ex-Penn State officials face sentencing in Sandusky scandal
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Ex-Penn State officials face sentencing in Sandusky scandal

Friday, Curley was sentenced to 7-23 months, with three of those months to be served in jail and four under house arrest; Schultz was sentenced to 6-23 months, with two of those months to be served in jail and ...More..

US Supreme Court Issues Temporary Stay in Alabama Execution
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

US Supreme Court Issues Temporary Stay in Alabama Execution

He was convicted of the murder-for-hire of Troy Wicker of Muscle Shoals in 1982. He points out that at her own trial Judy Wicker testified that the murderer was a burglar in her home who had beaten her up...More..

GOP legislative agenda incomplete, lags as Congress returns
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

GOP legislative agenda incomplete, lags as Congress returns

Although GOP leaders agreed months ago to spend $22.9 billion overall in the budget's first year, the two chambers differ on dozens of line items and policy choices, as well the size and scope of employee and...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

14 arrests in day of Portland demonstrations

Jeremy Joseph Christian , 35, accosted the women in what Portland police called "hate speech toward a variety of ethnicities and religions". Protesters with weapons, they said, would face arrest, according ...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Trump may allow Comey testimony

Blunt is a member of Senate Intelligence committee that on Thursday is holding the hearing on the matter that is expected to include questions about whether President Trump pressured Comey in the FBI'...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

How Bad Could Trump's Paris Agreement Withdrawal Be? A Scientist's Perspective

But how broad will these impacts be? "If we don't do anything, we might shoot over 5 degrees or more and that would be catastrophic", said John Reilly, the co-director of the program, adding that MIT's sci...More..

Off-duty officer wounded, suspect dead in shootout
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Off-duty officer wounded, suspect dead in shootout

Police said they believe the second person knew the suspect who was killed. Police are searching for a man who apparently stole guns from both a dying suspect and an injured off-duty Detroit police officer ...More..

London terror attack: Canadian Christine Archibald 'died in her fiance's arms'
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

London terror attack: Canadian Christine Archibald 'died in her fiance's arms'

Mark Rowley, head of counterterrorism for Metropolitan Police, said eight officers firing about 50 shots killed all three attackers. The attack in central London came just weeks after a suicide bombing at...More..