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Paris attack: Hunt for car driven at soldiers injuring six

A car has struck a group of soldiers in Paris, injuring six, two seriously, police say. A large and urgent police operation is now under way to find the vehicle and driver involved in the incident in the north-western suburb of Levallois-Perret. The local mayor, Patrick Balkany, said he had “no doubt” that it was a deliberate act. France has been under a state of emergency since November 2015. It has seen a string of attacks on the security forces who are now a common sight on the streets. Let’s ...

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US notifies UN of Paris climate deal pullout

The Trump administration has issued its first written notification that the US intends to withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate agreement. But in the notice to the United Nations the US state department said Washington would remain in the talks process. President Donald Trump drew international condemnation in June when he first announced the US intention to withdraw. He said the deal “punished” the US and would cost millions of American jobs. Friday’s announcement is seen as largely symbolic as no nation seeking to leave the pact can officially announce ...

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Trump hints at climate deal shift in Paris talks

French President Emmanuel Macron said he “respected” Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord but that France would remain committed. “On climate we know what our differences are,” Mr Macron said in Paris on Thursday, adding that it was important to move forward. Speaking alongside Mr Macron, Mr Trump then hinted that the US could shift its position but failed to elaborate. “Something could happen with respect to the Paris accord,” he said. Mr Trump added: “We’ll see what happens.” The US president withdrew from the ...

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Boeing vs. Airbus: A new winner emerges at the Paris Air Show

Jaw-dropping aerobatic feats at Paris Air Show Final score: Boeing 571, Airbus 326. Boeing has claimed bragging rights over Airbus at the Paris Air Show, winning more aircraft deals at the biennial event than its European arch-rival for the first time since 2012. Boeing(BA) is leaving the show with orders and commitments for more than 571 new aircraft worth $ 74.8 billion at list prices. Airbus(EADSF), based in the southern French city of Toulouse, secured 326 new orders worth $ 39.7 billion. “I’ve never been this busy, I’ve never been ...

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Coal king: It's 'wonderful' Trump ditched Paris climate deal

Coal country reacts to climate deal exit The king of coal has gone from condemning the last president of the United States to praising the sitting occupant of the White House. “President Donald Trump was very courageous and very prudent to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord,” Murray Energy CEO Robert Murray told CNNMoney this week. The boss of the largest private U.S. coal miner said it’s “wonderful” Trump followed through on his campaign promise to ditch the Paris climate accord. Trump painted the global climate deal ...

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Trump climate agreement: Rest of world rallies around Paris deal

Media playback is unsupported on your device China, the EU and India, which along with the US make up the four biggest emitters of carbon dioxide, have restated their commitment to the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change. Top EU official Donald Tusk said at a summit with China that Brussels and Beijing would step up co-operation. Mr Trump announced the US was leaving for economic reasons, saying the deal would cost American jobs. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the US would still curb emissions. Amid widespread international condemnation ...

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Paris climate deal: Dismay as Trump signals exit from accord

Media playback is unsupported on your device There has been widespread international condemnation of President Trump’s announcement that the US is withdrawing from the 2015 Paris climate agreement. UN chief Antonio Guterres’s spokesman called it “a major disappointment” while the European Union said it was “a sad day for the world”. However, senior Republicans and the US coal industry backed the move. Mr Trump said the accord “punished” the US and would cost millions of American jobs. In an address at the White House, he said he was prepared to ...

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Tim Cook: I asked Trump to stick with Paris climate deal 'but it wasn't enough'

Here’s what Trump has said about bringing back coal jobs Apple CEO Tim Cook says he tried to talk President Trump into keeping the U.S. in the Paris climate accord but “it wasn’t enough.” In a memo to Apple(AAPL, Tech30) employees Thursday afternoon, Cook expressed his disappointment with Trump’s decision to pull out of the global agreement. “I want to reassure you that today’s developments will have no impact on Apple’s efforts to protect the environment,” Cook wrote in the message, which was obtained by CNN. “We power nearly all ...

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The real story behind Trump's claim that Paris would kill 2.7 million jobs

MSFT, Tesla, GE react to climate deal withdrawal Massive job losses. Lower wages. Shuttered factories. Brownouts and blackouts . That’s the grim future that President Trump said he was trying to avoid when he announced that the United States will withdraw from the Paris climate change deal. “Compliance with the terms of the Paris Accord and the onerous energy restrictions it has placed on the United States could cost America as much as 2.7 million lost jobs by 2025,” he said, citing a study from NERA Economic Consultants. NERA is ...

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Paris climate deal: PM May tells Trump of 'disappointment'

Prime Minister Theresa May has told Donald Trump of her “disappointment” with his decision to pull the US out of the 2015 Paris climate agreement. In a phone call with the US president, Mrs May said the UK remained committed to the deal, according to a Downing Street statement. But Mrs May has been criticised for not signing a joint condemnation from France, Germany, and Italy. Mr Trump said he would try to negotiate a new, “fairer” climate deal. In their statement, France, Germany and Italy warned Mr Trump that ...

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