She says in a statement that the landmark accord "honors our collective moral responsibility to leave future generations with a planet that is clean, healthy and sustainable". The summit in Brussels could mark a dramatic shift in global politics, with the European Union taking over from the United States in working with China to fight climate change.
But as Air Force One lifted off, it became clear that wouldn't be the case. Instead, the White House hoped to let the images of Trump in statesman-like settings tell the story of his first trip overseas, and perhaps ease questions about his preparedness for the delicate world of global diplomacy.
Indian High Commission here tweeted images of "Indian diving and medical teams deployed at Kalutara, Ratmalana (and) Galle with (Sri Lankan) navy relief (operations)". Sri Lankan military and rescue teams have used boats and helicopters, but officials said access to some areas was very hard. There were no casualties and Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena telephoned Squadron Leader Bhanuka Delgoda, the pilot of the MI-17, to congratulate him for his bravery.
I will be the one to imprison you. Bill Clinton admitted having an "inappropriate affair" with Lewinsky. I was not joking, I was being sarcastic. Mr Duterte had returned to his home city of Davao on Wednesday to celebrate the 119th anniversary of the Philippine Navy, but used the occasion to berate Ms Clinton, who had joined a chorus of condemnation of Mr Duterte for saying that he would take responsibility for any crimes his soldiers commit while imposing martial law in the southern ...
At least 203 people have been killed and hundreds of thousands are displaced after flooding and mudslides hit large swathes of Sri Lanka. CMEC had purchased immediate relief supplies to distribute among the victims. The floods were the worst to hit the island country since 2003. India, Pakistan and China have sent relief ships containing emergency supplies to Sri Lankan ports after a call for worldwide assistance.
Dubke was the rare Trump newcomer in a White House in which personal relationships and proximity to the president are the currency. "If I can be helpful, I've been very clear I want to make sure this president's agenda gets done", Lewandowski said during his Fox News appearance.
Trump has not given any indication of which way he is leaning, saying he'd been "hearing from a lot of people, both ways". According to a report from The Hill , though, the leak from the administration that Trump will pull the USA out of the deal has trigger chaos and infighting inside the White House - and even some indications that the president could back down.
Germany has also bristled at criticism from Trump over North Atlantic Treaty Organisation defense spending and the country's large trade surplus. But after contentious meetings with Trump last week, Merkel indicated changes in the U.S.
Flynn is under investigation in the ongoing probe into allegations of collusion between US President Donald Trump's associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential election . Three other subpoenas tied to the Russian Federation investigation were issued by the House panel for information related to so-called "unmasking" of some Trump associates' names appearing on classified reports during the Obama administration, said officials with knowledge of the subpoenas.
It was negotiated in December 2015. The European Union and China, meanwhile, will reaffirm their commitment to the Paris climate change accord this week regardless of whether the US pulls out of the pact, a senior EU official said. Trump has voiced skepticism about climate change and the need to combat it, at one point calling human-caused global warming a hoax invented by China to undermine US manufacturing prowess.
The militant Islamic State (IS) group has claimed responsibility for several recent bombings in the Afghan capital , including a powerful blast targeting an armoured North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convoy that killed at least eight people and wounded 28 on May 3 .
The press secretary's comments came after Trump , on the social media platrform, said Germany was paying well below its share for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. While it's unlikely the United States and Europe would flat-out abandon each other, smaller rifts could be exploited by rivals such as Russian Federation, lead to new partnerships with emerging forces such as China, or threaten cooperation on joint endeavors such as stabilizing Afghanistan.
Cyclone Mora swept through Bangladesh on Wednesday, sweeping away thousands of primitive huts that numerous Rohingya Muslim refugees were living in. "The local bodies have been asked to make arrangements to take people to shelters ". The cyclone formed after monsoon rains triggered floods and landslides in Sri Lanka , off India's southern tip, killing 202 people in recent days, authorities said, adding 96 people were missing.
Martin Schulz, leader of the centre-left Social Democrats, told reporters Mr Trump was "the destroyer of all Western values", adding that the USA president was undermining the peaceful cooperation of nations based on mutual respect and tolerance.
A White House official said earlier in the day that Trump was planning to pull out of the Paris deal, although a final decision hadn't been made. Trump himself kept everyone in suspense, saying he was still listening to "a lot of people both ways".
Rescue workers were digging bodies from the rubble hours after the explosion as anguished residents struggled to get through security cordons to search for missing relatives. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said that along with an Afghan guard who was killed, a German diplomat was slightly wounded and an Afghan staffer had severe injuries.
He added: "You're not worth Theresa May's time". Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood said May was not there because "her campaign of soundbites is falling apart". "Indeed, tonight Amber Rudd must explain why she believes that the people of Scotland should entrust their future to people like Boris Johnson , when she herself said during last year's referendum campaign that he was "misleading the public" on the European Union ".
The separatist groups have called for a two-day strike. On Sunday, the first day of the Ramazan, authorities imposed strict security measures erecting barricades in Srinagar and other cities as well as partially cutting telephone services to thwart further protests.
May has been a very busy month for news about the Russian election meddling scandal that's now engulfing the Trump administration - in fact, there's been so much news that it can be hard to keep track. The Department of Justice appointed a special counsel, former FBI director Robert Mueller , to head an independent investigation of the Russian Federation matter.
Polluting industries such as oil and coal are highly automated and are unlikely to embark on a major hiring spree even if the United States dropped out of the Paris agreement , experts say . "I think there is a general sense that it would be better for the U.S.to be part of the discussions and to be at the table, but that's a decision for the United States to make", she said.
Disciplinary actions were also announced Tuesday against the officer who was with Loehmann at the scene of the Rice shooting. Once it was determined that Loehmann and Garmback would not face criminal charges, Police Chief Williams ordered the formation of a Critical Incident Review Committee to determine if the officers had violated any internal rules.
Marine, adorably shared his experience exchanging a high five with President Trump at Arlington National Cemetery. "We can only hope every day that we prove worthy, not only of their sacrifice and service but of the sacrifices made by their families and loved ones they left behind".
He was released on bail pending a final sentencing hearing in September. After unsuccessfully running for mayor in 2005, he resigned from Congress in disgrace in 2011 after admitting he exchanged sexually explicit photographs of himself with multiple women.
The two countries are also not on the same page on climate policies. Speaking at a CDU election rally in Munich, Merkel said that Europe " must take its fate into its own hands " or as the AFP put it, " Merkel warns US, Britain no longer reliable partners ".
The Labauch hall, library, science laboratory and Yellow House of the Dansalan College were attacked and burned by the allegedly Isis-affiliate Maute group on May 24. The military has warned there would be "collateral damage" as they deployed SF-260 close-air-support planes to back attack helicopters. Philippine troops have killed 89 militants during more than a week of urban battles.
Kansas Senators have approved a plan for funding K-12 schools. "We should not be voting on a tax increase of $600 million a year at this time". While the funding formula is similar in both bills, the Senate bill includes an amendment that would phase out some of the money the state pays for out-of-state students to attend Kansas schools.
In the video, Nunes explains why he felt he had to make the unexpected trip to the White House that sparked an ethics investigation into whether he mishandled classified information. So the "party of the president", to whom they "owe their majority", are "roadblocking Donald Trump more than the Democrats are, because the Democrats can not".
Griffin said Tuesday night that she has asked Shields to take down the image. She said she'd ask celebrity photographer Tyler Shields to remove the photo and rejected the idea that she was encouraging violence against the President. The 56-year-old comedian has co-hosted CNN's New Year's Eve special alongside Anderson Cooper since 2007. "I think she did the right thing asking for forgiveness and acknowledging that this was a frightful mistake, so I think she can", the Minnesota Democrat ...
Trump has also demanded that Germany meet the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance's defence spending target of two per cent of gross domestic product and criticised Merkel's open-door migration policy. Following Trump's curiously antagonistic appearance at the G7, an unnamed U.S. official described his behaviour to The Daily Beast as that of a "Drunk American tourist".
This is a huge turnaround from when the election was first called in April, with polls showing at the time that Theresa May enjoyed a 24 point lead over Jeremy Corbyn and was expected to take the Tories to a landslide victory. The constituency-by-constituency model is based on the pollster conducting 50,000 interviews over the course of a week, with voters from a panel brought together by YouGov .
Meanwhile, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Europe must make clear to the U.S. that quitting the Paris climate agreement is not a straightforward process, and that fully leaving the deal will take years. A decision to withdraw from the deal would put the U.S. in league with Syria and Nicaragua as the world's only non-participants in the Paris Climate Agreement.
In a tweet, Trump said: "We have a MASSIVE trade deficit with Germany , plus they pay FAR LESS than they should on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation & military". Trump's policy toward climate change is another point of contention with many European countries. Senior German politicians responded swiftly to his tweet.
Mr Dubke, who didn't work on the Mr Trump campaign, joined after campaign spokesman Jason Miller declined to take the communications director position. The latest revelations to emerge last week involved Trump's son-in-law and top aide, Jared Kushner . The disclosure of the back channel has put the White House on the defensive.
For $8.1 million, former president Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama have purchased a Kalorama single-family home that for many months they were renting. The deed transfer was recorded on Wednesday. The house was renovated in 2011, includes up to nine bedrooms, eight-and-a-half bathrooms, a finished basement with room for staff, an oversized terrace and formal gardens, according to a former listing with Washington Fine Properties.
Martin Schulz, leader of the centre-left Social Democrats, told reporters Trump was "the destroyer of all Western values", adding that the United States president was undermining the peaceful cooperation of nations based on mutual respect and tolerance.