White House official says Trump expected to withdraw US from Paris

But the world has already warmed about 1.1 degrees Celsius (2 degrees Fahrenheit) since the Industrial Revolution, so this is more about preventing an additional 1.6 degrees Fahrenheit of warming. would join Syria and Nicaragua as the only nations th... More..

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Trump expected to pull U.S. from Paris climate accord
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump expected to pull U.S. from Paris climate accord

The administration's decision comes after months of internal debate and speculation about what Trump, who campaigned on leaving the deal, would do once he took office. society as a whole - the cities, the state...More..

Parkersburg student shines at spelling bee
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Parkersburg student shines at spelling bee

Her name was not among the list of finalists announced Wednesday night. "This is exciting for him, too", she said. On her first visit to the stage, Sylvia correctly spelled the word "lecithin". "My goal is ...More..

81 year-old woman found murdered; people looking for her vehicle
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

81 year-old woman found murdered; people looking for her vehicle

State police are asking residents to be on the lookout for a auto that belonged to an elderly woman who was found murdered in her suburban Boston apartment late Wednesday night. The apartment building is run by...More..

Kushner and the Back Story of Back Channel Communication
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Kushner and the Back Story of Back Channel Communication

Deputy Foreign Minister for Russia Sergei Ryabkov said the leaks undermine cooperation between the two countries and that the Kremlin is now only conducting basic level exchanges with the Trump administrati...More..

Teen's pizza-praising essay helps her get into Yale
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Teen's pizza-praising essay helps her get into Yale

Williams said that she was proud of her essay, which she believes stood out to admissions officers because it was reflective of her actual personality. "I laughed so hard [at] your pizza essay and kept thinking...More..

Online game Words with Friends adds 'covfefe' to its list
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Online game Words with Friends adds 'covfefe' to its list

Now - a mere five hours and 126,000 retweets after posting it - Mr Trump has apparently confirmed that the post was a mistake by removing it from the site. Spicer had said that only Trump and a small number o...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump pulls USA from Aust on Paris, trade

The United States is the world's second biggest carbon emitter, after China. The White House did not confirm those reports and it was unclear whether Trump would fully scrap U.S. European Commission Preside...More..

State budget passes Senate, but work continues on companion bill
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

State budget passes Senate, but work continues on companion bill

Senate President Chuck Morse, R-Salem, warned senators not to draw attention to this issue because House budget writers have cut these grants in the past to make their spending plans balance. Teachers with at l...More..

US Adds $75 Million to Israeli Military Package
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

US Adds $75 Million to Israeli Military Package

The president and his family also visited the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial and embraced the Israeli ethos that the Jewish state rose out of the ashes of World War II. The two-state solution has always been the...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Senate panel eager to hear from Comey, given OK to testify

The House Intelligence committee has issued subpoenas for former national security adviser Michael Flynn. The subpoenas were announced as the special counsel overseeing the government's investigation into p...More..

Trump Faces Challenge in Adding New WH Staff
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump Faces Challenge in Adding New WH Staff

The communications operation - and Dubke and Sean Spicer , the White House press secretary , specifically - have come under sharp criticism from Trump and many senior officials in the West Wing, who believe...More..

Intervening Was 'The Right Thing To Do — Portland Stabbing Survivor
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Intervening Was 'The Right Thing To Do — Portland Stabbing Survivor

The probable cause affidavit filed Tuesday offers the most complete official account to date of the events that unfolded Friday on a light-rail auto packed with commuters eager to get home for the Memorial Day...More..

Trump to announce decision on climate change today
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump to announce decision on climate change today

Everyone cautioned that no decision was final until Trump announced it. Aides were deliberating on "caveats in the language", one official said. And Mr Trump has proved himself willing to shift direction up u...More..

Corey Lewandowski says he's open to White House communications job
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Corey Lewandowski says he's open to White House communications job

Amid this fluid situation, Mr. Trump faces several consequential decisions this week. Trump also exchanged numbers with French President Emmanuel Macron when the two spoke immediately following Macron's victo...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Lewandowski to Republicans: Get on Trump Train or Lose Next Election

A veteran of the bipartisan commission that reviewed another Republican in the White House - Richard Nixon - and the Watergate scandal, Clinton said onstage at the Code Conference that lawmakers should have...More..

White House offers cryptic explanation for Trump's 'covfefe' tweet
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

White House offers cryptic explanation for Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

The White House said at the time that Obama was permitted to keep his Blackberry through a compromise that allowed him to stay in touch with senior White House staffers and a small group of personal friends. ...More..

Trump To Withdraw From The Paris Climate Accord
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump To Withdraw From The Paris Climate Accord

The secretary-general's speech comes as Trump this week decides if the USA - the second-largest emitter of greenhouse gases after China - will adhere to the emissions cut layed out in the 2015 Paris climate ag...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Cellphone security concerns for President Trump

Allen said it's highly likely those sources were people inside the White House , very close to Trump or Kushner. " Jared Kushner can not be trusted", said Rep. Cohn would deliver extensive business connecti...More..

Columbia's Kael Miranda eliminated from Scripps National Spelling Bee
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Columbia's Kael Miranda eliminated from Scripps National Spelling Bee

This is the first time Rajeev has made it to the Scripps National Spelling Bee but was the national championship victor at the Association of Christian Schools International spelling bee a year ago. The secon...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Europe, China to Strengthen Relations as US Poised to End Climate Deal

Trump tweeted Wednesday that he would reveal his decision on the Paris accord at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday in a Rose Garden speech. Walsh said numerous business leaders, including the CEO of Boston-bound Genera...More..

Trump urging world leaders to call him on his cellphone
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump urging world leaders to call him on his cellphone

Asked about a possible staff shake-up, Spicer said: "I think the president is very pleased with his team and he has a robust agenda". It is assumed that the tweet was sent in error with suggestions this m...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Comey Planning To Testify Publicly As Early As Next Week

The special counsel investigating possible links between Russian Federation and the Trump presidential campaign has cleared former FBI Director James Comey to testify before a congressional committees abo...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump calls for end of the legislative filibuster

Despite the more optimistic timeline in the House, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has expressed doubt about whether tax reform can pass before the August recess. Budget Director Mick Mulvaney...More..

Michigan airports get share of funding for runway work
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Michigan airports get share of funding for runway work

Zurlo said the county applied for, and received, about $50,000 in funding a year ago for the design phase of the fencing project. The second grant of $20 million will reimburse the airport for projects associ...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Fired FBI Director James Comey to testify publicly about Trump confrontations

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters at his first press briefing since the president's overseas trip that the candidate meetings will continue until Trump finds the "right leader". Weiss...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Top Trump aide exiting: Part of a wider shuffle?

White House communications director Michael Dubke announced his resignation Tuesday. The New York City litigator was retained by Trump last week to represent the president in all matters concerning the in...More..

President Trump's communications director is leaving the White House
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

President Trump's communications director is leaving the White House

His official last day is unclear. What makes Kushner a person of interest in the Russia probe is that he never disclosed his meetings with Russian officials on security clearance forms, according to The Wa...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

United Nations | Guterres urges action on climate change as Trump debates withdrawal

Trump was to announce at 3 p.m. EDT (1900 GMT) on Thursday whether he will keep the United States in the pact or take it out, and a source close to the matter said he was preparing to keep a campaign pledge t...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Bob Seger to kick off 'Runaway Train' tour in August

Tickets for the Mohegan Sun show go on sale June 9 while tickets for the Boston show aren't available until June 23. When Seger announced a show at DTE Energy Music Theater in Clarkston, MI, it sold out in nine...More..