• United States climate withdrawal leaves door open for China in Pacific
United States climate withdrawal leaves door open for China in Pacific

Wallace asked, pointing out that the solar industry employed twice as many people as the coal industry, one of the beneficiaries of Trump's decision. Board Member Mahinaarangi Baker says, "We just don't accept that's the policy decision being made by Trump and we are demanding there are real effects for our whānau here".

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  • Street drug blamed for 2 deaths, many overdoses in Georgia
Street drug blamed for 2 deaths, many overdoses in Georgia

Responders found some people unconscious and not breathing, and they had to be put on ventilators. Percocet contains acetaminophen and the opioid oxycodone, and is used to ease severe short-term pain. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said earlier this year that the five leading causes of death in the United States - cancer, chroni...

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  • Modi pays homage at Paris war memorial
Modi pays homage at Paris war memorial

The two leaders voiced concern over the growing threat of terrorism worldwide. "We welcome that", Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said here. Amidst the bilateral tensions regarding One Belt One Road (OBOR), China welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks on Indo-China ties, adding significance to the bilateral relation, according...

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  • US tech giants join alliance to honour Paris climate agreement
US tech giants join alliance to honour Paris climate agreement

When pressed about Trump's beliefs, advisors Gary Cohn and Kellyanne Conway told journalists to "ask him". Trump declared his administration's intent to stop honoring and cease all implementation of the nonbinding parts of the Paris Agreement.

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  • ASCO 2017: Genomic Sequencing Approach Step Toward Early Cancer Detection
ASCO 2017: Genomic Sequencing Approach Step Toward Early Cancer Detection

Lead study author Pedram Razavi, who received funding from Grail and is from the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre (MSK) in NY, said the test was the most advanced to date and the results of the study were "very promising". "Our combined analysis of cell-free DNA and white blood cell DNA allows for identification of tumour DNA with much high...

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  • Delhi: Medical services likely to be hit as doctors observe daylong strike
Delhi: Medical services likely to be hit as doctors observe daylong strike

In order to protest against the violence faced by fellow professionals, Delhi Medical Association (DMA) has called for a nationwide strike on June 6. The protest are happening all across the country and reportedly over 1 lakh doctors within the country are expected to take part.

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  • Hyperloop One outlines European routes ahead of test run
Hyperloop One outlines European routes ahead of test run

Artist's impression of a Hyperloop One station in Dubai. The proposals for Europe connect more than 75 million people in 44 cities, spanning 5,000 kilometers (3,100 miles). Hyperloop One thinks Europe could hold the key to the future of transport. "We've seen a lot of interest here, and we look forward to creating a partnership to enhance the con...

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  • Pelosi: Trump's decision on Paris accord 'doesn't have factual basis'
Pelosi: Trump's decision on Paris accord 'doesn't have factual basis'

The speech was riddled with misconceptions and factual errors. America's European allies issued a statement nearly immediately, saying they had no interest in renegotiating with Trump. In response to Trump's withdrawal from the pact, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg also pledged to pay up to $15 million to support the United Nations ag...

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  • Google Cars Become Air Pollution Monitors In New Study
Google Cars Become Air Pollution Monitors In New Study

The result, they say, is a new way to measure and track air quality . The research was conducted in partnership with the US-based non-profit Environmental Defense Fund (EDF ), Google and Aclima , a California-based provider of environmental sensors.

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  • China rejects 'irresponsible' US remarks on S China Sea
China rejects 'irresponsible' US remarks on S China Sea

He told the annual Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore that the construction and militarization of artificial islands in the South China Sea undermined regional stability. "Remarks made by the Japanese side, which confuse right and wrong, are not worth refuting", Hua said in her statement . " China is a significant economic and trading power, an...

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  • UN Security Council increases sanctions on North Korea
UN Security Council increases sanctions on North Korea

Amid growing threats to security, the USA secretary of defense on Saturday sought to reassure nervous allies about America's commitment to the Asia-Pacific region. "The Security Council is sending a clear message to North Korea today: Stop firing ballistic missiles or face the consequences", US Ambassador Nikki Haley told the council.

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  • Theresa May's poll lead narrows to 1 point
Theresa May's poll lead narrows to 1 point

In an interview with The Daily Telegraph, Mrs May again sought to make security a key issue in the wake of the London and Manchester terror attacks - contrasting her record with that of the Labour leader . "The bureaucrats in Brussels would think Christmas had come early if the British government adopted such an approach". Had they been given an i...

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  • London Bridge attack: Pakistani-origin man named as one of the attackers
London Bridge attack: Pakistani-origin man named as one of the attackers

Security agencies in the United Kingdom are under pressure to explain how an inquiry two years ago into one of the men who carried out Saturday night's terror attack was downgraded. Indeed the only real way of lessening the terror threat would involve closing down the Islamist networks sponsored and protected by the British state to be deployed in ...

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  • 1-year-old Ohio boy dies after suspected opioid overdose
1-year-old Ohio boy dies after suspected opioid overdose

Thursday from a woman who said she needed an ambulance because her baby wasn't breathing. The medical examiner's office will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause of death. The 9-year-old told police his baby brother had been playing with a baggy with residue in it. Police are now testing it to see what opioid it was. The mother's two other...

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  • Matthew Perry has a 'recurring nightmare' about a 'Friends' reunion
Matthew Perry has a 'recurring nightmare' about a 'Friends' reunion

In other words, it would take a lot of convincing to get Perry to agree to a reunion. The urge to try new things will always be there-but so, too, will the gratitude he feels for his big break. Matthew - who played the loveable Chandler Bing in the USA sitcom - thinks the show went out on "such a high" that it would be pointless to bring it back.

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  • Trump saw Paris climate pact as economic straitjacket
Trump saw Paris climate pact as economic straitjacket

But the Trump administration's budget would undermine their efforts to act on climate, according to Georgetown University Climate Center Executive Director Vicki Arroyo. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the EU's most powerful leader, pledged "more decisive action than ever" to protect the climate after Trump's "highly regrettable" decision .

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  • West Bengal Kerala reject centre's cattle trade ban
West Bengal Kerala reject centre's cattle trade ban

She said, West Bengal will not implement the new rules. "We are discussing the matter with our Advocate General (AG) and soon we will move to court against it", Banerjee said. I will request the central government not to come up with laws like this. "Democracy should continue. Secularism should stay". Banerjee also pulled up police officials for ...

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  • USA committed to curbing climate change: Haley
USA committed to curbing climate change: Haley

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to the staff at the USA embassy in Ankara on May 23, 2017. "I knew that as a governor". He "knows that it's changing and that the U.S. Trump himself ignored a question about climate change when asked by journalists during an unrelated event Friday, although he did joke that Thursday's d...

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  • Russia seethes as Montenegro joins NATO
Russia seethes as Montenegro joins NATO

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation will benefit from Montenegro's insight into the Western Balkans "and the professionalism, bravery and dedication of its men and women in uniform", he added. The Kremlin slammed the decision, saying it would inflame regional tensions. While Montenegro is a destination for Russian business and tourism, the dis...

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  • Aisha Buhari returns from United Kingdom, says President is recuperating fast
Aisha Buhari returns from United Kingdom, says President is recuperating fast

According to a statement by her Director of Information, Suleiman Haruna , the President's wife expressed appreciation to Nigerians for their constant prayers. The dance-hall singer also called on past presidents like, Olusegun Obasanjo, Yakubu Gowon and Goodluck Jonathan to do something about the state of the country.

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