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Hawaii enacts law to align goals with Paris climate accord

The U.S.is now one of just three countries worldwide to be either outside the agreement or on their way out, with Syria and Nicaragua as the other two nations. So U.S. participation in the Paris accord was vitally important. Hawaii is one of many USA states and cities to affirm the principles of the Paris Accord and agree to uphold the treaty despite the federal government's rejection of it. Read More »

Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions

CNN claims unnamed sources said that Sessions and Trump have had "heated exchanges". Trump's anger over the recusal has not diminished with time . "I know Jeff very well". "I see this more as a client complaining about his lawyer . It's understandable for a businessman". But Trump, of course, does not think one step ahead. Read More »

Chelsea Manning talks leaks, transition after prison release

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Speaking to ABC News , Manning said: "I used to get these terrible feelings like I just wanted to rip my body apart and I don't want to have to go through that experience again". Manning came out as transgendered shortly after her sentencing, but the military denied her request for hormone therapy treatment while behind bars. Read More »

Global LED Dermatoscope Market Research Report 2017

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Global Computer Sound Card Industry 2016 Market Productions Supply Sales Demand Market Status and Forecast. The report, titled Global Savory Snacks Market 2017 is a methodical research study based on the Savory Snacks market, analyzing the competitive framework of the industry in the world. Read More »

Aneno Runs in NCAA Championships

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Ole Miss junior Raven Saunders , the two-time defending national champion, finished 4th. Despite missing out on advancing to Friday's finals, the Bears' 4x1 relay made its seventh appearance at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the last eight years. Read More »

Woman in stable condition after cellphone fall

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SHOCKING CCTV footage shows a woman plunging six feet down an open pavement door - after looking at her phone while walking. He said he wished the workers had put up cones or some other warning indicator about the open doors. Police said her injuries were not life-threatening. He says now, "it's texting and walking". A Wall Street Journal report a year ago found that emergency-room visits related to pedestrians distracted by mobile devices had increased 124 percent between 2010 and 2014. Read More »

Donald Trump pushes Gulf unity in call with Saudi king

President Donald Trump has made a serious mistake by picking a needless fight with the pro-American Arab Gulf state of Qatar even though it permits Washington to operate its main air base in the area, former Central Intelligence Agency officer Phil Giraldi told Sputnik. Read More »

$1 Million Powerball Ticket Expires Friday, Winner Nowhere to be Found

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The official Powerball rules explicitly state: "You do not have to be a citizen or a resident to play the game". If no one claims the $ 1 million , it will go back to the State of Texas for use in programs funded by lottery sales. Tickets matching five numbers, and worth at least $ 1 million , were sold in North Carolina, California, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. A single winning ticket with the cash prize option would be worth $273.1 million. Read More »

Top revelations of the Comey hearing

Risch, citing Comey's written testimony, attempted to get Comey to say he was never "directed" by Trump to drop his investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn . "You fought hard for me and now I'm fighting hard for all of you". Raising the Oval Office meeting where Comey says Trump asked him to pull back the Flynn probe, Feinstein asked: "Why didn't you stop and say, 'Mr. Read More »

Saudi, allies issue Qatar-linked 'terrorism' list

But the visit came after Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash told The Associated Press that Qatar has "chosen to ride the tiger of extremism and terrorism" and now needed to pay the price, despite Qatar long denying the allegation. Read More »

John Kerry Blasts Trump Administration for Paris Move

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That is more than one-fifth of the total emissions reductions promised in the entire Paris agreement . "And that's not likely to change fundamentals very much at all". Pelosi said climate change is "the challenge to this generation" and her "flagship issue". The company reiterated its support for various climate pledges, and it boasted about its Chevrolet Bolt EV, an electric vehicle priced under $30,000. Read More »

Parents insist accused leaker not a flight risk

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He said the agency that housed the report was able to identify six people — including victor — who had made copies of the report. Much is unknown, as the public is made to depend upon the potentially unreliable claims of government prosecutors, while victor is held in jail without any contact with the public. Read More »

Trump expects Senate health care bill in summer

We believe new Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb will be good not only for the FDA, but also for the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) told reporters: "I'm very leery of a healthcare bill passing the Senate that can get through the House". The latest round of talks comes amid pessimism during last week's congressional recess about whether the Senate GOP would be able to pass a repeal bill. Read More »

Man says daughter choked to death accidentally

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Any charges related to the girl's death would be filed in IL. They suspect the child was killed in 2013. The husband, Jason Quate , has been arrested in Las Vegas and charged with sex trafficking of an adult and accepting or receiving earnings of a prostitute, reports the St. Read More »

Trump's Lawyer: President Never Asked for Loyalty

In extraordinary opening comments he said he had always accepted that he could be fired by any sitting president, but that the "lies" Trump told about him and the "shifting explanations" following his dismissal on May 9th prompted him to act. Read More »

Expert believes motorist was high when shot

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Paul and several suburbs. Hardin said that after reviewing Castile's toxicology, it was his opinion Castile used marijuana within two hours prior to his death because of the high THC levels in his blood. Defense attorneys have argued that Castile was to blame for the shooting because he had been smoking marijuana, was stoned that night and failed to obey the officer's instructions. Read More »

Major League Baseball to investigate domestic violence allegations against Addison Russell

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The text read: "Being free to be able to make your own choices for your own happiness beats being cheated on, lied to, & disrespected any day. Hoping to empower other women to stand up for themselves is not a crime AND ... Russell, 23, was not in the lineup for the Cubs during their home game against the Miami Marlins on Wednesday. Addison Russell married Melisa less than a year after being called up to the Major League Baseball. Read More »

James Comey testifies before Senate committee

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Trump's attorney, Marc Kasowitz, released a statement on Wednesday saying the president felt "totally vindicated" by Comey's acknowledgement that he had told Trump on three occasions that he was not personally under investigation. The first meeting with Trump after the inauguration occurred on January 27 , during a private dinner at the White House that Comey came to view as an attempt by the president to "create some sort of patronage relationship". Read More »

US Charges 31 Members Of Russian Gang With 'Dizzying Array' Of Crimes

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More than two dozen members of a Russian organized criminal group have been charged with committing several offenses, including trafficking 10,000 pounds of stolen chocolate across the country, the U.S. Shulaya was the "vor", or "thief-in-law" of the group, and offered assistance and protection to members of the criminal enterprise, the complaint says. Read More »

Half support Trump travel ban

Trump undermined those arguments on Monday when he lashed out at what he called a "watered down" and a "politically correct" version and seemed to criticize his own Justice Department's handling of the case. In the past, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said that the order called for a vetting system rather than a ban. OSG refers to the Office of the Solicitor General, which is who will have to argue the case before the Supreme Court. Read More »

Deadline For Budget Action Looms Over Illinois Legislature

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Bruce Rauner's office in hopes of talking to him. In a statement, Rep. Madigan denounced Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's "reckless strategy of holding the budget hostage to create leverage for his corporate agenda". At least the Senate crafted a budget and debated meaningfully, starting in January, the policy issues that impact the state. Rauner insists he's not being inflexible in his demands for reforms before he agrees to an income tax hike as well as expansion of sales taxes. Read More »

Greg Gianforte wins special election in Montana

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More than 30 hours after he allegedly body-slammed a Guardian reporter in Bozeman, Gianforte publicly apologized to Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs in his acceptance speech . The editorial board of the Billings Gazette, a CNN affiliate, retracted its enforcement of Gianforte, stating, "We believe that you can not love America, love the Constitution, talk about the importance of a free press and then pummel a reporter". Read More »