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Obama criticised for ‘$400,000 Wall Road speech’

Picture copyright Getty Photos Picture caption Obama made his first public remarks since leaving the White Home on Monday Former US President Barack Obama is being criticised for reportedly being paid $400,000 (£310,000) for a speech to a Wall Road financial institution. The 44th president has accepted a proposal to talk at a healthcare convention hosted by Cantor Fitzgerald in September, US media report. The deal comes lower than 100

Power Secretary Rick Perry Helps Paris Local weather Settlement, However Desires To Tweak It

NEW YORK ― Power Secretary Rick Perry helps remaining within the Paris local weather settlement, however needs america to renegotiate its phrases, he mentioned Tuesday. That places him on one aspect of a schism forming inside President Donald Trump’s White Home over the right way to deal with the historic 195-country deal to slash emissions of greenhouse gases that trigger international warming. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, first daughter Ivanka Trump

St Petersburg bombing: Group says al-Qaeda chief ordered assault

Picture copyright AFP Picture caption The blast befell between two metro stations in St Petersburg Somewhat-known group claiming hyperlinks to al-Qaeda has mentioned it carried out the lethal metro bombing in St Petersburg earlier this month. The Imam Shamil Battalion mentioned the assault within the Russian metropolis was carried out on the orders of al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri. Its assertion has been circulated by high-profile al-Qaeda supporters on the Telegram

Trump backs down on border wall funding

Media playback is unsupported in your gadget Media caption’Construct that wall’ says border resident Donald Trump has indicated he’ll ditch plans to search out money for his border wall on this week’s spending invoice. The president’s shut adviser, Kellyanne Conway, mentioned funding for the wall can be overlooked of a finances measure that should cross by Friday. Constructing the wall, paid for by Mexico, was a key marketing campaign promise.

Arctic Ice Soften May Value The World Trillions Of By 2100

WASHINGTON — Climate change, pushed by greenhouse gasoline emissions, is inflicting the Arctic to heat “sooner than some other area on Earth,” in keeping with a brand new worldwide evaluation. The thaw there’s anticipated to have “main penalties for ecosystems and society,” probably costing tens of trillions of by the top of this century. “The Arctic is exhibiting clear proof of evolving into a brand new state earlier than mid-century,”

Delhi College might add Fb course to English levels

Picture copyright AFP/Manpreet Romana Picture caption Delhi College could quickly launch a module on write on Fb Posting on Fb has change into an on a regular basis matter for over 1.eight billion customers. And whereas a political rant or tribute to the one you love could draw a flurry of “likes”, few folks would name them literature. However now Delhi College (DU) begs to vary – and hopes so

Christian Dior shares spike

Luxurious group LVMH and its billionaire CEO Bernard Arnault are set to take full management of Christian Dior. The French billionaire proposed a €12 billion ($13 billion) deal on Tuesday that was cheered by the shareholders of each luxurious titans. Dior shares buying and selling in Paris superior as a lot as 13% to hit a document excessive, whereas LVMH shares jumped four.5%. The proposed deal is sophisticated — however

How Google plans to get a billion customers

How? By permitting them to surf the net in their very own language. The corporate introduced Tuesday that it has enabled 9 Indian languages to work on the brand new AI-enabled Google Translate. It has additionally doubled the variety of Indian languages on its customized cellular keyboard, Gboard, to 22. The enlargement will permit thousands and thousands of Indian customers to sort (and even seek for emojis and GIFs) of

Maria Sharapova’s comeback leaves girls’s Tour divided

The 30-year-old Russian will make a highly-anticipated return to the WTA Tour when she performs Italy’s Roberta Vinci on the Porsche Grand Prix in Stuttgart, Germany on Wednesday after receiving a wild card from event organizers. Sharapova, who was the world’s most marketable feminine athlete for 11 years with whole on- and off-court earnings approaching $300 million, has additionally been given a wild card by event organizers in Rome and

An intimate look contained in the lives of New York’s Chinese language immigrants

In entrance of it lies a naked mattress and an open laptop computer. Who lives right here? We by no means glimpse the tenants however strolling by way of Louis Chan‘s intimate exhibition of life-size Chinatown inside pictures, it feels as if they could step out at any second to greet us. Fastidiously documenting the rooms of Chinese language American immigrants in New York Metropolis, the pictures invite you to