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What If US Quits Climate Deal? Doesn't Look Good For Earth

What If US Quits Climate Deal? Doesn't Look Good For Earth

By Seth Borenstein | May 28
President Donald Trump, who once proclaimed global warming a Chinese hoax, said in a tweet Saturday that he would make his "final decision" this coming week on whether the United States stays in or leaves the 2015 Paris climate change.

Angry BA Passengers Still Face Long Lines, Cancellations

Angry BA Passengers Still Face Long Lines, Cancellations

By Jill Lawless | May 28
Thousands of British Airways passengers are still facing long lines, confusion and canceled flights as the airline works to restore its computer systems.

Newcomer Macron Makes France's Mark, With Trump And Globally

Newcomer Macron Makes France's Mark, With Trump And Globally

By Sylvie Corbet and Angela Charlton | May 28
Within days of taking the French presidency, Emmanuel Macron faced a string of diplomatic tests.

Lawyer Says Kushner Stands Ready to Talk to Investigators

Lawyer Says Kushner Stands Ready to Talk to Investigators

By ERIC TUCKER and EILEEN SULLIVAN | May 27
One likely area of interest for investigators would be Kushner's own meetings with Russians, given that such encounters with a variety of Trump associates are at the root of the sprawling probe, now overseen by former FBI director Robert Mueller.

Drug Smuggling Party Pigeon Busted in Kuwait

Drug Smuggling Party Pigeon Busted in Kuwait

May 26
Step aside drug mule, there's a new contraband smuggling animal in the zoo. Introducing, the "party pigeon."

UN Rights Office Worried By Indonesian Gays' Plight

UN Rights Office Worried By Indonesian Gays' Plight

May 26
The United Nations' human rights office is calling on Indonesian authorities to release people detained on the basis of their sexual orientation and combat anti-gay stigma.

Rights Group Says Chechen Officials Humiliated Gay Detainees

Rights Group Says Chechen Officials Humiliated Gay Detainees

May 26
High-level officials in Russia's Chechnya humiliated inmates during visits to detention facilities where gay people were allegedly held and tortured, Human Rights Watch said in a new report Friday.

1 Step Forward, 2 Steps Back for LGBT Rights in Asia

1 Step Forward, 2 Steps Back for LGBT Rights in Asia

May 26
For LGBT rights, it was one step forward, two steps back this week in Asia, where traditional values often clash with modern views on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues.

Appeals Court Deals Blow to Trump Administration Travel Ban

Appeals Court Deals Blow to Trump Administration Travel Ban

By Jessica Gresko | May 25
A federal appeals court dealt another blow to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban targeting six Muslim-majority countries on Thursday, siding with groups that say the policy illegally targets Muslims.

Watch: Trump Shoves NATO Leader Out of His Way for Photo Op

Watch: Trump Shoves NATO Leader Out of His Way for Photo Op

May 25
Watch how Trump charmed our allies in Europe today.

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