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Goldman Sachs under fire for funding Venezuela dictatorship

Goldman Sachs under fire for funding Venezuela dictatorship

That comes as two months of opposition protests against President Nicolas Maduro have killed nearly 60 people and the collapse of the country's socialist economy has left millions of people struggli...

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Trump to pull US from global climate deal, official says

Trump has said he will make a decision by the end of the week, and news reports Wednesday indicated he is moving toward withdrawal. The meetings inside the West Wing had been contentious , source...

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US Pulling out of Climate Accord

If the USA pulls out, there are fears that other countries will also relax their commitments. Trump has also been the subject of ferocious worldwide lobbying from leaders across the globe to r...

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Truck bomb kills 90 in Afghan cpaital

The target of the attack - which officials said was a suicide auto bombing - was not immediately known, but Ismail Kawasi , spokesman of the public health ministry, said most of the casualties were c...

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Trump flies to Israel amid concerns over US-Saudi arms deal

US President Donald Trump dances with a sword as he arrives at a welcome ceremony by Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud at Al Murabba Palace in Riyadh , Saudi Arabia May 20, 2017. "...

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Daughter feels 'wrongly accused' in S. Korea corruption case

Daughter feels 'wrongly accused' in S. Korea corruption case

As soon as she arrived in the country, she was taken to the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office for interrogation, but not before answering some questions from reporters without much hesitati...

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As US retreats, European Union and China seek climate leadership at summit

As US retreats, European Union and China seek climate leadership at summit

He said that even though "it looks like that attempt failed". the "law is the law". The Paris climate agreement, also referred to as the Paris climate accord, the Paris climate deal or the Pa...

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Manchester Attacker Bought Most Bomb Parts Himself - UK Police

More than 20 people were killed in an explosion following a Ariana Grande concert at the Manchester Arena lat. Greater Manchester Police asked members of the public to avoid the area. Although detec...

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Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal - Axios

Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal - Axios

But as a patriot and climate activist, I'm not dismayed. "Honestly, I haven't asked him", Spicer replied. Under the terms of the agreement , member countries promised to reduce their carbon output ...

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Amid Allegations, Kushner's Position Is Safe, Author Says

Amid Allegations, Kushner's Position Is Safe, Author Says

News reports after the long holiday weekend were dominated by stories about Mr. Trump's son-in-law and top aide Jared Kushner reaching out to Moscow during the transition and comments by Germa...

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CNN Cuts Ties With Kathy Griffin Over Trump Severed Head Joke

It was not enough to save her job. " CNN has terminated our agreement with Kathy Griffin to appear on our New Year's Eve program", the network said in a tweet that was posted on Wednesday. T...

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Trump expected to scuttle Paris climate accord

Trump expected to scuttle Paris climate accord

According to a report from Bloomberg , Tim Cook is among a handful of influential CEOs who have been in contact with President Trump concerning the Paris climate agreement . Trump has repeatedly...

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Trump's communications director set to quit

The article describes a December 1 or 2 meeting in which Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and adviser, discussed setting up a direct communication system between Trump and Moscow with the Russian ambassado...

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EU, China to reaffirm support for climate pact, EU official says

The source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Trump was working out terms of the planned withdrawal with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, an oil industry ally ...

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Trump crosses swords with Merkel on trade, defence

The German government is discussing North Atlantic Treaty Organisation with the Trump administration , he continued, and has been assured by several members, such as Defense Secretary James Mattis, N...

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Donald Trump lashes out at Germany over trade deficit, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation; promises 'change'

Speaking to reporters in Berlin , Schulz said Trump was " the destroyer of all Western values ", adding that the USA president was undermining the peaceful cooperation of nations based on mutual re...

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Police release three men arrested in connection with Manchester attack

Police release three men arrested in connection with Manchester attack

CCTV images capture Abedi wandering along Wilmslow Road with a blue suitcase . Be proactive - Use the "Flag as Inappropriate" link at the upper right corner of each comment to let us know of abus...

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Senate debates $11.8 billion state budget

Senate debates $11.8 billion state budget

A former senator says he's alarmed by the turmoil in Washington that is preventing anything of substance from getting done. "President Trump's contract with the voter, when he was running, was that ...

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CNN fires comedian Kathy Griffin over 'disgusting'

The 56 year-old comedienne and former cohost of CNN's New Year's Eve show with Anderson Cooper immediately received backlash . And a commercial endorsement deal was canceled just weeks after ...

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May gets personal in United Kingdom election as Corbyn hogs limelight

But the Labour leader also faced fresh questions about his approach to immigration as a Labour discussion document indicated the party could open up routes for unskilled foreign workers to come to the...

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Top Trump aide exits as wider overhaul expected

Top Trump aide exits as wider overhaul expected

CNN reported on Tuesday that intercepted USA intelligence revealed that Russian officials discussed potentially "derogatory" information about Trump and other campaign officials. He later added:...

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Here's What Happens if Trump Leaves the Paris Climate Agreement

Here's What Happens if Trump Leaves the Paris Climate Agreement

The decision would see the United States join Nicaragua and Syria on the small list of countries refusing to back the climate accord which was signed in 2015 by nearly 200 countries and has been rat...

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Duterte's martial law: A sign of creeping authoritarianism?

Earlier, several lawmakers said that there is no need for a joint session, and that it is unlikely for Congress to revoke the President's martial law declaration. Fariñas said the House will convene...

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Wenger signs two-year contract with Arsenal

Some fans led protests against Wenger by organising pre-match marches, banners carried on planes over stadiums and boycotting fixtures, all in the hope of a new manager being appointed. For starters, ...

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California leaders hold steady on climate goals

Secretary of state Rex Tillerson has urged the U.S. to remain in the accord , which is backed by a majority of the American public. Axios news outlet , which first reported that Mr Trump would w...

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PM Modi Has A New Acronym For North East

The prime minister said that in 2003, an Assam MLA, Jagdish Bhuyan, had written to the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee requesting a bridge in the region. The prime minister will also inau...

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Watch leaders unite to condemn Theresa May's absence — BBC debate

Corbyn challenges Theresa May to join him . She said: "I've been very clear from the start that the sort of campaign I want to do is about meeting people and taking questions". Green party co-leade...

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Does Trump's Paris pullout threat matter for shipping?

It is unknown how the Trump administration would handle these requirements. He tweeted Wednesday he would be making a final decision on the accord in the coming days. Signing on to the Paris Agr...

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Victoria man struck injured in indirect lightning strike

Victoria man struck injured in indirect lightning strike

It's believed the lightning struck nearby trees, sending an electrical current through the ground and into his body, through his knee. He felt a sudden pain and fell to the ground. "Quite often, we se...

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Corey Lewandowski says he's open to White House communications job

He's said that he will totally comply with the investigation and give every ounce of information that they need. "I think Mike is a very capable guy", Mr. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster als...

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Trump will announce decision on climate agreement Thursday

Trump will announce decision on climate agreement Thursday

The official has insisted on anonymity in order to discuss the decision before the official announcement. If Trump hasn't listened to Musk in the last six months, why would he start now? The New Yo...

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Trump's White House communications director resigns

Dubke, an experienced Republican strategist, was hired in March to revamp the White House media strategy. Press Secretary Sean Spicer brushed aside reports that presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner...

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General Election 2017: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn makes a debate u-turn

May. The damaging decision to U-turn on her social care policy just days after it appeared in the Tory manifesto has led to Ms May facing questions over her claim to be the " strong and stable " opt...

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Deputy killed in MS shooting spree identified

Deputy killed in MS shooting spree identified

Godbolt claimed he went on the shooting rampage because he loves his wife, kids and Bogue Chitto - an incorporated county around 70 miles from Jackson where they live, the Clarion-Ledger reports. Phil...

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ISIS claims responsibility for Baghdad vehicle bomb

ISIS claims responsibility for Baghdad vehicle bomb

Two vehicle bombs killed at least 20 people in Baghdad and wounded about 80 others early on Tuesday, security sources said, one targeting the late-night crowds typical of the Muslim holy month of Ra...

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German Ambassador Claims Trump And Merkel Have 'Good Relationship'

If "we Europeans must really take our fate into our own hands" ( as she said after Trump headed home), she'll have to put a lot more money where her mouth is. Merkel herself described her diplo...

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Police Confirm Large Part Of Manchester Terror Network Has Been Arrested

Police Confirm Large Part Of Manchester Terror Network Has Been Arrested

Three of the ten arrested so far are believed to be brothers - cousins of Salman Abedi himself. Sky News said it had obtained CCTV images which showed Abedi at Manchester's Arndale shopping centre...

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Flynn subpoenaed by House intelligence committee

Devin Nunes , R-California the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee . Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, also received subpoenas from a Senate panel regarding his Russian...

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Incident involving 'man with weapon in terminal' reported at Orlando airport

Incident involving 'man with weapon in terminal' reported at Orlando airport

The gun was later determined to be a simulated firearm that could not have been fired. There is no active shooter, and no shots were fired, according to an Orlando Police tweet . He also will be he...

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Trump says he will announce decision on Paris climate agreement Thursday

Trump had refused to endorse the landmark climate change accord at a G7 summit in Sicily last week, saying he needed more time to decide. As President Trump considers whether to pull the United ...

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