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Fox News Ratings Slip As the Network Minimizes Biggest Stories

As a string of reports containing bombshell revelations roiled President Donald Trump’s administration in the last two weeks, cable news networks breathlessly covered every lurid detail, with one exception: Fox News. To recap: Since the controversial firing of FBI director James Comey last week, Monday brought the report that Trump revealed highly classified information to […] …

Video shows Erdogan watching embassy melee

[jwpalyer EayK5EkA] Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is seen watching his security officials beat protesters outside the country’s embassy in Washington in newly released video footage. The bloody clash, which sent nine people to a hospital, took place Tuesday night just hours after Erdogan met with President Trump. CNN reported the video shows Erdogan standing near […] …

A Majority Of Americans Want Trump To Stay In The Paris Agreement

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By next month, President Donald Trump will decide the future of the Paris Agreement, the historic climate deal signed by all but two countries. He pledged during his campaign to “cancel” the accord, which commits the United States to cutting planet-warming emissions, and sources told HuffPost he is leaning toward pulling out.
But a majority of the country wants the U.S. to remain in the pact, according to HuffPost/YouGov poll taken this week.
Sixty-one percent of Americans said the country should stay in the agreement, while just 17 percent supported withdrawing. Another 21 percent said they were unsure.
The ratio reflects the overwhelming support the Paris Agreement has among big players trying to influence the president’s decision. Within the administration, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Energy Secretary Rick Perry and familial White House advisers Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump support keeping the U.S. in the deal. Corporate giants, including Walmart, General Mills and DuPont, as well as coal companies and oil majors BP, Exxon Mobil Corp. and Royal Dutch Shell, urged Trump to support the accord. Democratic lawmakers and environmental groups, naturally, are on that list, too.

The vocal minority that opposes the deal includes Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott…