• Bloomberg to Give $15M for US' Share of Paris Agreement
Bloomberg to Give $15M for US' Share of Paris Agreement

The original video blasts the $3 billion UN "slush fund" while the French video points out the United States' financial contribution to the green climate is less per capita than many other countries - including Germany, France, the UK and Sweden.

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  • Sessions to take travel ban fight to Supreme Court
Sessions to take travel ban fight to Supreme Court

The court admitted there may be some valid national security interests in some aspect of the travel ban. The full Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals heard the case earlier this month. In a May 8 hearing, acting solicitor general Jeffrey Wall, representing the government, insisted that Trump "never intended for that to discriminate on the basis o...

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  • The Trump-Russia story - in 198 words
The Trump-Russia story - in 198 words

White House senior advisor Jared Kushner arrives to join US President Donald Trump and the rest of the US delegation to meet with Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at the Royal Court in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia May 20, 2017.

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  • 'Young boy' Ronaldo still hungry for glory
'Young boy' Ronaldo still hungry for glory

Madrid beat Juventus 4-1 on Saturday in the final in Cardiff, Wales, becoming the first team to win back-to-back titles in the Champions League era. "Me and my team-mates have done the double". "We are disappointed", goalkeeper Buffon said in comments published on the website of European governing body UEFA.

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  • Tight security and tears as Manchester benefit concert kicks off
Tight security and tears as Manchester benefit concert kicks off

Elsewhere in the evening, Miley Cyrus took to the stage with Pharrell Williams to sing his hit track " Happy ", whilst Ariana's boyfriend Mac Miller joined the star for a rendition of their popular duet "The Way". Howard Donald and Gary Barlow of Take That perform during the One Love Manchester benefit concert for the victims of the ...

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  • Bloomberg Pledges $15 Million To Help Prop Up Battered Paris Climate Deal
Bloomberg Pledges $15 Million To Help Prop Up Battered Paris Climate Deal

U.S. billionaire, philanthropist and UN envoy for climate change Michael Bloomberg pledged $15 million to support the agreement's coordinating agency if necessary - the sum it stands to lose should the United States refuse to pay its share.

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  • Iran says Trump's Paris climate pact withdrawal will isolate US
Iran says Trump's Paris climate pact withdrawal will isolate US

Macron's willingness to stand up to Trump began - in the eyes of many Trump critics at home and overseas - when the French president forcefully gripped Trump's hand before a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting last week. In advance of the Paris Agreement, Brown helped launch a coalition called Under 2 MOU (referring to the target of ...

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  • Beer-wielding man an unlikely hero in midst of London terror attack
Beer-wielding man an unlikely hero in midst of London terror attack

GMT when the van mowed down pedestrians along the London Bridge , police said . The knifemen then drove to Borough Market where they began repeatedly stabbing members of the public before being gunned down by armed officers. Seven people died in the attack and dozens were wounded. Grande, who headlined a benefit concert in Manchester on S...

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  • Senate Republicans could preserve one of Trumpcare's deadliest provisions
Senate Republicans could preserve one of Trumpcare's deadliest provisions

By contrast, Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said the new estimate shows "TrumpCare will kick millions of Americans off their insurance coverage and force consumers to pay more for less". A second type of waiver would allow insurers to set premiums on the basis of an individual's health status if the person had not demonstrated continuous coverage;...

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  • Trump honors Gold Star families at Arlington Cemetery on Memorial Day
Trump honors Gold Star families at Arlington Cemetery on Memorial Day

Trump first placed a wreath in Arlington at the Tomb of the Unknowns a day ahead of his inauguration. From the podium of the cemetery's Memorial Amphitheater, the commander-in-chief relayed stories of those who served and urged Americans to continue with the day's theme of remembrance.

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  • Comey to be pressed on whether Trump interfered with Russian Federation probe
Comey to be pressed on whether Trump interfered with Russian Federation probe

Al Franken and Richard Blumenthal and others about Flynn and other Trump campaign operatives, Comey refused to comment on the pending FBI investigations. Trump doesn't favor invoking what is known as executive privilege to prevent former FBI Director James Comey from testifying Thursday . One such leak alleged Trump had told Russian off...

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  • Opening races of America's Cup challenger series postponed
Opening races of America's Cup challenger series postponed

That's similar to what Oracle gained. "It is going to be a close race, but to win the America's Cup you have to beat all the teams", said Ainslie. Emirates Team New Zealand selected the British team as their semifinal opponents for the first-to-five series, with the weather forecast playing a key role in that decision.

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  • Bogey-free back 9 earns Jason Dufner Memorial title
Bogey-free back 9 earns Jason Dufner Memorial title

Bubba Watson continued his return to form with a third-round 67 at The Memorial, which included an encounter with a heckler on the final hole. Daniel Summerhays shot a 4-under 68 that took him from a five-shot deficit to a three-shot lead Saturday in the Memorial in Dublin, Ohio .

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  • Former Penn State Leaders Sentenced To Prison For Molestation Scandal
Former Penn State Leaders Sentenced To Prison For Molestation Scandal

Former Vice President Gary Schultz , former President Graham Spanier and former Athletic Director Tim Curley will all spend at least two months in jail on child endangerment charges. Spanier has also sued the university. Former Penn State President Graham Spanier departs after his sentencing hearing at the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harr...

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  • Top House Intel panel Democrat rebukes chairman over subpoenas
Top House Intel panel Democrat rebukes chairman over subpoenas

Nunes to act on his own authority even while recused . That Nunes has launched a new investigation into a process called "unmasking" at this time is somewhat surprising. The subpoenas sent to government agencies were related to Trump's complaints that Obama administration officials had asked, for political reasons, to be told the names of Trum...

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  • Ex-FBI director Comey to testify June 8 before Senate committee
Ex-FBI director Comey to testify June 8 before Senate committee

As the White House braces for fired FBI Director James Comey's Senate testimony next week, efforts continue to set up a so-called " war room " to handle questions about the investigation into Russian meddling in last year's presidential election, a senior administration official told CNN Saturday.

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  • ISIS claims responsibility for London attack
ISIS claims responsibility for London attack

Police conducted a series of raids following the incidents and arrested 12 people from the East London neighborhood, which is home to many Muslims. May, who served as Britain's interior minister from 2010 to 2016, said there was too much tolerance of extremism in Britain. What do we know so far? Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said Bri...

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  • Putin dismisses U.S. claims about Trump, election
Putin dismisses U.S. claims about Trump, election

After Comey's dismissal, news reports emerged that Trump asked Comey to end the probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn during a February meeting in the Oval Office, the day after Flynn was sacked for misrepresenting his contacts with the Russian ambassador.

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  • With yet another title, Madrid again the kings of Europe
With yet another title, Madrid again the kings of Europe

It was all about Real Madrid in the second half. Real are winners of European football's leading club competition for a 12th time and Bale continued: " We've made more history. Gareth Bale says he is not interested in speculation linking him with a move away from Real Madrid in the transfer window. If somebody wins the Ballon d'Or and scores...

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  • NY man strikes 90-year-old man in head with cane
NY man strikes 90-year-old man in head with cane

I've been having trouble sleeping all night". "They hit me with a big bat". "He nearly killed me", Llorens said. He was young and skinny. "I don't understand how someone can just attack someone like that". Llorens told a reporter with the channel that the attack left him deaf in one ear, and that he had no idea who Nunez was before Nunez alle...

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