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Djokovic escapes Schwartzman's clutches in five sets Djokovic escapes Schwartzman's clutches in five sets
- June 04, 2017

Women's holder Garbine Muguruza continued the improvement of her clay game by reaching the second week of the Paris major for the fourth time in her career. "I hope he recovers quickly", said Zeballos, who packed up Goffin's racket bag and carried it off the court for him. Zeballos will now play Austria's Dominic Thiem in the next round after he overcame Steve Johnson of the United States 6-1, 7-6, 6-3. (more...)
Trump and the Paris Accord: 5 things we've learned Trump and the Paris Accord: 5 things we've learned
- June 04, 2017

The pact was agreed upon by more than 150 countries a year and a half ago. "The concerns he raises do not even require renegotiation, even if other countries were willing to do so - which I doubt they would be", said Biniaz. China and India are two of the world's largest carbon polluters. "I don't think we're going to change our ongoing efforts to reduce those emissions in the future", he added. (more...)
Real Madrid repeats as Champions League victor
- June 04, 2017

During the Champions League final over 400 people were injured in a stampede due to a false alarm that caused panic among fans in Italia's Turin city where Juventus supporters were watching the final against Real Madrid on giant television screens. (more...)
London terror attack kills 7 London terror attack kills 7
- June 04, 2017

Deloraine couple Jade and Katerina Mekon at London Bridge just days before a terror attack . The attack took place late on the night of Saturday, 3 June, when a white van struck pedestrations on London bridge. May said the attack was driven by the same "evil ideology of Islamist extremism" behind last week's Manchester suicide bombing that left 22 people dead, and the Westminster attack in March , which killed five. (more...)
Environment minister calls US withdrawal from climate deal 'regrettable'
- June 04, 2017

And unfortunately, there is no negotiating with the scientific facts. "I would tell Trump that here the misery is caused by climate change , and if he doesn't pay attention, the United States will be touched one day by these problems, too". (more...)
Elon Musk Leaves President Trump's Advisory Council After Paris Agreement Exit
- June 04, 2017

The Washington Post later reported that Trump was "irritated and bewildered" to hear "smack-talk from the Frenchman 31 years his junior". White evangelicals overwhelmingly supported Trump , the Republican candidate in November's U.S. (more...)
Public Opinion and Trump's Decision on the Paris Agreement
- June 04, 2017

Trump however argued that the Paris deal puts the USA at a disadvantage, adding he would leave the door open for negotiating a better deal for United States businesses and workers. Trump said the US could re-enter negotiations on the climate pact, but that idea was dismissed by the EU Commissioner for Climate Action Miguel Arias Cañete, who said Friday that "the 29 articles of the Paris Agreement are not to be renegotiated, they are to be implemented". (more...)
Apple developers conference 2017: What to expect from the event?
- June 04, 2017

Munster, managing partner at Loup Ventures, put the odds of Apple unveiling a Siri home assistant product at "60% certainty". Sources also say that Apple has considered including sensors inside the speaker that measure a room's acoustics and adjust volume levels accordingly during use, similar to Sonos's Trueplay feature . (more...)
BA set for third day flight disruption at Heathrow BA set for third day flight disruption at Heathrow
- June 04, 2017

Shares in British Airways' parent company suffered a dramatic decline on Tuesday, after an IT glitch caused chaos for passengers and the airline's public image alike . We understand what happened. However, British Airways is not the first airline to fall victim of a major computer failure , with IT breakdowns becoming a worryingly increasing occurrence across the industry. (more...)
London Mayor: Some injured in attack are in critical condition
- June 04, 2017

She said the van, which was travelling from the direction of central London , headed towards the south side of the river. But instead they "started kicking them, punching them and took out knives". Masood was shot dead by a ministerial bodyguard. Prime Minister Theresa May was to chair a meeting of Britain's Cobra emergency committee on Sunday in response to the "dreadful events". (more...)
Not even the Midwest agrees with Trump on Paris climate accord
- June 04, 2017

The accord requires the signatories to keep global average temperature to "well below" two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and to aim to restrict temperature rise beyond 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by 2100. In the past, Trump has called climate change a hoax despite most of the world having acknowledged it for more than a decade. "I want the world to know that the USA will meet its Paris commitments and that through partnerships among cities, states and ... (more...)
Real Madrid beat Juventus, retain Champions League title
- June 04, 2017

He has clocked up more than 1,000 games since, including 108 appearances in the Champions League , and is the only player in this Juventus squad to also have featured in the defeat against Milan on penalties in the 2003 final. "The first half was hard, but in the second half we were superior". Madrid's attacking brilliance proved too hard for Juventus to contain, giving Zinedine Zidane his second Champions League title in 18 months of top-flight management. (more...)
Trump's threat on Paris deal may risk job growth Trump's threat on Paris deal may risk job growth
- June 04, 2017

USA coal company shares dipped alongside renewable energy stocks on Wednesday after reports that President Donald Trump plans to pull the United States from a global accord on fighting climate change . MARTIN: Are you anxious about climate change? "Leaving Paris is not good for America or the world". But the fact that costs that low are here, and that large, well-run utilities are bidding prices that make solar plus storage competitive with fossil fuels, is a huge development for the ... (more...)
Trump keeps his promises scrapping climate deal
- June 04, 2017

Trump's decision has been met with widespread criticism, with U.S. politicians, world leaders, and captains of industry all coming forward to decry his decision. The mayors of those cities, however, said they disagreed with Trump's decision. Not only did Trump appear to overrule Tillerson's advice concerning the Paris agreement, but the decision fanned fears of the USA abdicating its global leadership role and shunning worldwide consensus on the world's most pressing issues. (more...)
Bloomberg to Give $15M for US' Share of Paris Agreement
- June 04, 2017

Bloomberg's charitable organization has long worked on environmental initiatives. "If we can't, that's fine", he said. "If we can, great". By 2040, he said, it would result in close to $3 trillion in lost GDP and 6.5 million industrial jobs. (more...)
London attacks: British police officer seriously injured responding to incident
- June 04, 2017

I commend the work of emergency services working hard to keep us safe and cope with the ensuing carnage. It was not clear who might be responsible for the attack. "My thoughts are with the families and friends of those who have tragically lost their lives and with everyone who has been harmed or affected by these bad incidents". (more...)
Chicago police: Officers fatally shot teen who fired at them Chicago police: Officers fatally shot teen who fired at them
- June 04, 2017

Wabash at about 11:10 p.m. Police say that as the officers approached the group, one of the men fired at them with a handgun and a bullet struck the police auto. A 17-year-old boy fired at the officers with a handgun and a bullet struck the police auto. The patrol involved in the shooting is part of CPD's new summer mobile patrol unit that rolled out last week. (more...)
Samsung has chose to release a 'Pirates of the Caribbean' Galaxy S8
- June 04, 2017

They have not released numbers for the USA, but they did say that the pre-orders have surpassed that of the Galaxy S7 from the year before. With the inclusion of NFC and fingerprint sensor, the Galaxy J5 2017 might also support Samsung Pay mobile payment service. (more...)
UK Conservative Party halt election campaign after London attack: spokesman
- June 04, 2017

The three attackers were wearing what appeared to be explosive vests, but turned out to be hoaxes, and were shot dead by police within 8 minutes of the first call to emergency services. The Elysee Palace said in a separate statement that France was doing everything it could to help the wounded, adding that security would be tightened for expatriates voting in London on Sunday in the upcoming French parliamentary election. (more...)
U.S. withdrawal from Paris climate accord will have sweeping impacts, experts suggest
- June 04, 2017

But, in a nod to concerns that United States global leadership has been damaged by the decision to quit the Paris deal, he urged partners "to keep it in perspective". The minister said that climate change is a priority for Estonia during the upcoming European Union presidency. "It's obvious that without the participation of the United States the Paris agreement will be unworkable because the United States is one of the biggest generator of emissions", he said. (more...)

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