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Sen. Warren calls climate accord pullout Trump’s ‘gift’ to donors

President Trump’s decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement was as much about money as the environment, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren told a San Francisco audience Thursday. For Warren, a [Read entire story]

At least 36 die in gunman’s attack on Manila casino

MANILA — A gunman stormed a casino in the Philippine capital and torched gambling tables in the crowded space, creating a choking level of smoke that killed at least 36 people, authorities said. Metropolitan Manila [Read entire story]

Trump pulling US out of Paris accord on climate change

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s decision Thursday to withdraw the United States from the 2015 Paris climate accord brought plaudits from Capitol Hill Republicans but scathing condemnation from around the world and the [Read entire story]

News of the Day From Across the Nation, June 2

Former Vice President Joe Biden is planning to create a political action committee, the most concrete sign yet that he intends to remain active in the Democratic Party and is considering a presidential bid in 2020. The [Read entire story]

Senate to hear from Comey; Dems raise new Sessions questions

WASHINGTON — James Comey, fired last month as FBI director amid a federal investigation into connections between Russia and the Trump campaign, is set to testify next Thursday at a highly anticipated congressional [Read entire story]

News of the Day From Around the World, June 2

President Trump signed an order keeping the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv rather than moving it to Jerusalem as he promised during last year’s campaign, aides said Thursday, disappointing many Israel supporters in hopes of [Read entire story]

Anger, sorrow grip Kabul after bombing in diplomatic zone

Wednesday’s truck bombing in the Afghan capital’s diplomatic zone — one of its most highly guarded areas — claimed at least 90 lives, injured another 460 people and decimated entire blocks in one of the bloodiest [Read entire story]

Gun-owners fear regulation from unlikely place: hearing aids

PORTLAND, Maine — A proposal designed to make hearing aids more affordable has generated resistance from an unlikely quarter: a gun-rights group. The group, which has 1.5 million members and fashions itself as a [Read entire story]

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No agreement reached as diplomats huddle on Venezuela crisis

WASHINGTON — Top diplomats from across the Western Hemisphere fell short Wednesday in their bid to reach agreement about how to address Venezuela’s deteriorating democratic crisis, with some countries insisting that [Read entire story]

News of the Day From Across the Nation, June 1

Federal authorities say 19 people have been indicted in a New York mob investigation that includes allegations of fraud in a $25 million hospital expansion and in other public building projects. Federal law enforcement [Read entire story]

News of the Day From Around the World, June 1

The death toll from mudslides and floods in Sri Lanka has climbed past 200, with 96 others missing, the government said Wednesday. More than 77,000 have been displaced and more than 1,500 homes destroyed since rains [Read entire story]

Manchester bomber mainly acted alone, police say

LONDON — The man who detonated explosives at a pop concert in Manchester, England, last week, killing 22 people and wounding dozens, mainly acted alone in the days leading up to the attack, British police said this [Read entire story]

Trump discusses trade deficit with visiting Vietnam leader

WASHINGTON — President Trump welcomed Vietnam’s prime minister to the White House Wednesday for talks focusing on the American trade deficit, while the Southeast Asian country is still shaken by Trump’s withdrawal [Read entire story]

Trump expected to leave climate deal; but with ‘caveats’

WASHINGTON — President Trump is expected to withdraw the United States from a landmark global climate agreement, a White House official said Wednesday, though Trump and aides were looking for “caveats in the [Read entire story]

Poll: GOP health bill a far cry from Trump promises

WASHINGTON — President Trump has called the House-passed health care bill a “great plan,” but a new poll finds that 3 out of 4 people in the United States do not believe it fulfills most of his promises. The poll [Read entire story]

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Pelosi says Trump has nothing in common with other presidents

Six months after the November election, Nancy Pelosi still has trouble spitting out two words: “President Trump.” “It’s hard,” the House minority leader told a sold-out crowd of more than 500 at a Commonwealth [Read entire story]

News of the Day From Across the Nation, May 31

The Pentagon says it has shot down a mock warhead over the Pacific in a success for America’s missile defense program. The military says an interceptor rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Santa Barbara [Read entire story]

Jeff Bleich — second former ambassador in lieutenant governor race

Jeff Bleich, a Bay Area attorney and former ambassador to Australia under President Obama, is joining the increasingly crowded field for state lieutenant governor. “Californians have been asking honest, tough [Read entire story]