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US quits climate pact

US quits climate pact

President Donald Trump declared Thursday he was pulling the U.S. from the landmark Paris climate agreement, striking a major blow to worldwide efforts to combat global warming and distancing the country from its closest allies abroad. Framing his decision as “a reassertion of America’s sovereignty,” Trump said he was “elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris.”

Lights go out in Earth Hour

Iconic global monuments, including the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France; the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia; the Acropolis in Athens, Greece; and the Opera House in Sydney, Australia plunged into darkness Saturday to mark Earth Hour and draw attention to climate change.

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Virus-caused hepatitis has become a leading cause of death and disability in the world, killing more people in a year than AIDS, tuberculosis or malaria, a report said Thursday.

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JIHADIST attacks used to be focused on the Western nations – on the United States and Western Europe. The Islamic State carried out attacks in Paris, France, in November last year, killing some 130 people. Last March, the group carried out attacks in Brussels, Belgium, killing 30. American presidential candidate Donald Trump of the Republican Party was moved to call for a ban on the entry into the United States of all Muslim refugees.

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FILIPINOS have been following developments in the recent mass killing in Orlando, Florida, United States. Anytime so many are massacred in one place at one time anywhere in the world, it is news, whether it be in Paris, Kenya, Pakistan, Iraq, Syria, or Ukraine. Filipinos are specially drawn to reports of a massacre in the United States because millions of Filipinos live there today and some of them may turn out to be involved.

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Murray, Wawrinka set up semis duel

Andy Murray and defending champion Stan Wawrinka set up a mouthwatering French Open semifinal duel Wednesday as Novak Djokovic became the first player to smash the $100 million prize money barrier.

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