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U.S. considers pulling out of Paris climate deal

U.S. considers pulling out of Paris climate deal

Paris Agreement also aims to strengthen the ability of countries to deal with climate change impact, and at "making finance flows consistent with a low GHG (Green House Gas) emissions and climate-r...

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Trump Could Break From Climate Agreement

Even if Trump withdraws, Guterres said, "it's very important for US society as a whole - the cities, the states, the companies, the businesses - to remain engaged". The United Nations' main Twitter pa...

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Conservatives' lead over Labour seen narrowing - Panelbase

The seven-way debate, including Ukip leader Paul Nuttall and Green co-leader Caroline Lucas, comes just over a week before the general election on 8 June. Jeremy Corbyn said Labour will take action ...

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United States president Donald Trump's communications director Mike Dubke resigns, says White House

President Trump believes that Russian officials are laughing at how the investigation into Russian meddling in the election has dominated the news cycle in Washington . Controversy over the Russian ...

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More than 40 House Democrats want Jared Kushner's security clearance revoked

Spicer has been criticized repeatedly for his handling of questions during press briefings, although Trump told Fox News that he is "doing a good job, but he gets beat up". This is not the first ...

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TTIP: US "open" to resuming talks with EU

Talks around the proposed Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership were put on hold after US President Donald Trump's election past year. Wilbur Ross said it was "no mistake" that America...

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Trump's Public Enemy, Ex-CIA Chief Slams Kushner-Moscow Conspiracy

Former Acting Director of CIA Michael Morell, on "CBS This Morning", May 24, 2017 . Just last week, the investigation focused on his son-in-law Kushner, who investigators believe attempted to set up s...

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Trump expected to pull USA from Paris deal: White House

Trump tweeted that he would announce his decision "over the next few days". The Palestinian authorities have since also signed the agreement , which has now been officially ratified by 147 parties ...

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General election 2017: Where each party stands on Brexit

For a leader campaigning on the slogan " strong and stable ", it's not a good look. The PM said she wanted to speak directly to voters and answer their questions rather than "squabbling" with other ...

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Violence breaks out at Brazil protest

Violence breaks out at Brazil protest

BRASILIA , Brazil (AP) - Brazil's president ordered federal troops to restore order in the country's capital Wednesday after some ministries were evacuated during clashes between police and protes...

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IL lawmakers will not approve a budget before tonight's midnight deadline

While the revenue bill that included an income-tax hike made it through a House committee this week, House Democrats said there was more work to do to try to get support for the package. "Democrats ...

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Top senator calls for removal of Turkey's US ambassador

Top senator calls for removal of Turkey's US ambassador

Eleven people were injured, including a police officer , and nine were taken to a hospital, after men in suits brutally kicked and punched the protestors. The State Department told CNN on Thursday tha...

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Undercover activist investigating Ivanka Trump's shoe factory arrested, others missing

Undercover activist investigating Ivanka Trump's shoe factory arrested, others missing

Huajian staff must comply with China's laws and regulations and Huajian's rules", she said, adding that at least one of the men "used methods like taking photographs and video to obtain the company'...

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Turkish military says kills 6 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

In the renewed conflict between Turkish security forces and the banned PKK, the army has frequently imposed curfews as it conducts operations in both rural and urban areas in the Kurdish southeast of ...

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Looming US climate accord exit raises alarm

The EU official involved in organizing the EU-China meeting said it would will "send important signals for the multinational system", as Trump moves to unpick some of the worldwide trade agreements th...

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Theresa May insists that calling a snap election 'wasn't a disastrous mistake'

Mr Corbyn's intervention comes as a seat projection by pollster YouGov suggested that the United Kingdom could be heading for a hung parliament, with Labour making gains and Mrs May's Tories sufferi...

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British PM May could lose majority in June 8 election: YouGov projection

Stefan Shakespeare, CEO of YouGov said that it would only take a small shift in favor of the Conservatives to see them win a healthy majority in the general election . The ICM poll showed 53 percen...

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Theresa May claims Labour wants uncontrolled immigration

Independence Party chief Paul Nuttall. Corbyn challenges Theresa May to join him. And Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood said of the Prime Minister: "She won't turn up to these debates because her c...

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Better East Texas: President Trump's global tour

We've got more newsletters we think you'll find interesting. The two have publicly disagreed over a number issues, including one of Trump's key campaign talking points - open borders. supported str...

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United Kingdom election goes from tiresome to dramatic as contest tightens

Mrs May has made a point of highlighting her " strong and stable leadership in the national interest". Mr Corbyn defended his speech last week linking the Manchester bombing to Britain's military...

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Goldman Sachs condemned for buoying Venezuela with $2.8bn bond purchase

Although the OAS periodically brings its members' foreign ministers together, this is the first time a meeting has been convened to deal with a single topic, USA officials said . A similar draft po...

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United States increases military aid to Israel in the wake of Trump's visit

United States increases military aid to Israel in the wake of Trump's visit

Palestinians, who make up more than one third of the city's overall population, however, consider East Jerusalem as the capital of their future state. Donald Trump's trip to Israel passed by i...

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Kashmir unrest: Situation tense but under control after Sabzar Ahmad Bhat's killing

Kashmir unrest: Situation tense but under control after Sabzar Ahmad Bhat's killing

The separatists have called for a protest shutdown on Sunday and Monday and called for a "March to Tral" town on May 30 to offer funeral prayers and show solidarity with the slain Hizbul commander. Re...

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Duterte skips Japan trip

Reports of Duterte's trip cancellation first surfaced Sunday. Presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella said he could not as yet confirm if Mr. Duterte's Japan trip had been shelved, but he noted tha...

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No Medicaid cuts? Really?

The result is a mess of vast cuts to resources millions of Americans depend on. The two numbers should be added together, bringing the total level of cuts to more than $1.4 trillion over a ten-year ...

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Japan, US conduct joint naval drill off Korean peninsula

Japan, US conduct joint naval drill off Korean peninsula

Japan's navy and air force began a three-day military exercise with two USA aircraft carriers in the Sea of Japan on Thursday adding pressure on North Korea to halt an accelerating ballistic missile ...

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UK opposition's Corbyn criticises PM May for refusing live TV debate

UK opposition's Corbyn criticises PM May for refusing live TV debate

But the real shocker came yesterday when YouGov - the same pollster that showed the Tories blowing out to a huge lead in June - did an analysis of individual seats and concluded that May might lose ...

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General Election polls: Tory lead over Labour cut to just THREE POINTS

Alongside Labour leader Mr Corbyn and Ms Rudd on the stage in Cambridge were Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron , Ukip's Paul Nuttall, Green Party co-leader Caroline Lucas, Leanne Wood of Plaid C...

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Two terrorists, gunned down in Sopore today, belonged to Hizbul Mujahideen

An Army official said operations are still continuing in the area. The terrorists hurled a grenade at a Central Railway Police Force (CRPF) convoy around 4.20 pm on Wednesday. To avoid any incidents, ...

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Pope pays tribute to 'martyrs' killed in Egypt attack

Pope pays tribute to 'martyrs' killed in Egypt attack

Leading thousands of pilgrims in the Regina Caeli prayer in St Peter's Square today, the Pope said he wished to express, yet again, his closeness to his dear brother, Pope Tawadros II and to the whole...

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Student stabbed at Mississauga, Ont., high school

Student stabbed at Mississauga, Ont., high school

A third suspect is outstanding but their identity is known to police, investigators said. They say the victim suffered non-life threatening injuries and was first taken to a local hospital before be...

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Melania Trump visits students at International School in Saudi Arabia

Later in the day Melania Trump visited a Women's Service Centre and complimented the "great strides being made towards the empowerment of women". Speaking from the birthplace of Islam, Trump implo...

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US President Trump condemns Manchester terror attack, calls perpetrators 'evil losers'

US President Trump condemns Manchester terror attack, calls perpetrators 'evil losers'

Time will tell, but this week's events at least provide hope, if not progress, after a period when the peace process had little of either. Dan Shapiro, the former USA ambassador to Israel , said on...

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Top Palestinian official denies report Trump yelled at Abbas in Bethlehem

Israelis and Palestinians mark 50 years since the Six-Day War next week as the gap between them further widens, with both sides deeply scarred by years of violence, failed negotiations and broken prom...

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Trump Is Worried About The Trade Deficit With Germany. He Needn't Be

But after Trump's performance at this month's G7 Summit - characterizations of which ranged from "drunk tourist" to "disaster" - Merkel apparently had had enough. "The president is getting results and...

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Melania Trump's 'Revenge' on Designers Who Won't Dress Her

Melania Trump's 'Revenge' on Designers Who Won't Dress Her

Despite the designers who have publicly come out to claim that they won't dress Mrs. Trump, Melania gets around that fact by having clothing delivered to her at Trump Tower, and selecting those clothe...

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Official says Trump expected to pull US from Paris client deal

In a tweet , Trump said an announcement would come in the "next few days", ratcheting up the tension over what could be one of the biggest decisions of his presidency. Tajani said earlier he would co...

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White House to stop taking questions related to Russian Federation probe

Dubke's last day on the job has not been determined. There's just no upside working for a shitshow of a White House and a shitshow of a man. President Donald Trump's press secretary opened his ...

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UK PM criticised for missing debate

Prime Minister Theresa May could lose control of parliament in Britain's June 8 election , according to a projection by polling company YouGov, raising the prospect of political turmoil just as forma...

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Trump plans to withdraw United States from Paris climate change deal, reports

USA media reported Wednesday that Trump had made a decision to pull his country out of the accord but the unpredictable USA tycoon indicated he would keep the world guessing for another few days...

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