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Elon Musk quits Trump's advisory council five months too late

The Weather Channel is airing a Paris Climate Agreement special on Thursday. Among the scientific community, Britain's prestigious Royal Society said Trump's decision would hamper United States inno...

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Wisconsin Corn Mill Explosion Leaves At Least 1 Dead, Dozens Injured

Wisconsin Corn Mill Explosion Leaves At Least 1 Dead, Dozens Injured

I was just taking care of the ones that needed it because when the EMTs got there they were taking care of the severe ones", Shannon Dunahee said. Schools in the area are closed on Thursday. "They'r...

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Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt attack

He said that children had been on the bus and were among the dead, adding that a pick-up truck in the convoy carrying workmen at the monastery was also targeted. "The fact that this happened so deep w...

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Trump avoids pointing to Saudis' human rights failings

On Monday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Trump's recent anti-Iran remarks and rising Iranophebia are aimed at "milking" Saudi Arabia. The prime minister, who had a frosty r...

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Bengal CM condemns Philippines casino attack

Bengal CM condemns Philippines casino attack

They died of suffocation. National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) chief Director Oscar Albayalde made the statement in a Palace news briefing on Friday, where he explained why authorities did ...

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10 soldiers killed, 8 wounded in gov't airstrike

All we can do is make sure it will not happen again", he said. The stubborn resistance of the insurgents has been undercutting the military's frequent claims of success in subduing them. Tens of t...

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Trump pulling U.S. from global climate pact, dismaying allies

Trump pulling U.S. from global climate pact, dismaying allies

Trump, who has previously called global warming a hoax, came under concerted pressure from the other leaders to honor the 2015 Paris Agreement on curbing carbon emissions. "Commitments so far could ...

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May and Corbyn clash over Brexit ordeal

May and Corbyn clash over Brexit ordeal

There are a lot of homeless, kids on drugs. The possibility of a hung parliament has emerged in recent days as the opinion polls show a narrowing of the Conservatives' lead. "How insane is it that...

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Iran elects moderate cleric Rouhani president

They had thrown their support behind Raisi to safeguard their interests. But it could still undermine the accord by pressurising Western countries not to do business in Iran, or by creating uncertaint...

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Former FBI Director Comey set to testify June 8 on Russia

Until he was sacked on May 9, Comey was leading the FBI's investigation into Russian meddling, which had started back in July. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said Moscow did not have official...

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German envoy to US downplays Trump-Merkel tensions

German envoy to US downplays Trump-Merkel tensions

Although Merkel did not further elaborate the reasons for her unexpected remarks , many German media speculated that Merkel was referring to her frustrating experience at the G7 meeting earlier this ...

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President's lawyer, Flynn subpoenaed

Flynn's cooperation was the first signal that he and the Senate panel have found common ground. " We will continue to pursue this investigation wherever the facts may lead ", the Congressmen explained...

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Philippine TV says at least 34 bodies found at Manila casino resort

Philippine TV says at least 34 bodies found at Manila casino resort

Witnesses reported gunshots, explosions, and billowing smoke from the Resorts World Manila complex that includes a mall, casino, and hotel near Manila's worldwide airport. "It is really very sad...

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36 bodies found in Manila casino after attack

36 bodies found in Manila casino after attack

Police said there had been no confirmed fatalities but 30 people had been injured in the stampede and from inhaling smoke. The gunman also forced his way into a storage room and grabbed gambling chi...

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Stabbing of black college student investigated as hate crime

Police have stepped up patrols on and around the College Park campus. Bowie State spokeswoman Damita Chambers says it was a student-led effort. Brennan said his client has no criminal record, has de...

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Gunshots and explosions at Philippine mall in Manila

Gunshots and explosions at Philippine mall in Manila

Manila police said a gunman who opened fire in a luxury resort is not believed to be part of a terror attack. Local news media reported that explosions had been heard coming from the vicinity of ...

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Another Trump rant and foolish decision on climate change

Another Trump rant and foolish decision on climate change

Trump concluded, as he said, that his priority as USA president was to put American workers and families in "Youngstown, Ohio; Detroit, Michigan.; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Moran, a Kansas Republ...

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Uzbek president takes part in Arab Islamic American Summit

US President Donald Trump's recent anti-Iran remarks were aimed at "milking" Saudi Arabia , Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday. "I am honored to be received by such grac...

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Former Carter adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89

Becoming President Jimmy Carter's national security adviser immediately after Carter's inauguration, Brzezinski was confronted with many worldwide conflicts throughout his tenure. To former Presiden...

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Kushner and the Back Story of Back Channel Communication

Other potential staff changes could be in the works, according to Axios News, which first reported Dubke's departure, including fewer on-camera news briefings by Spicer, the White House press secret...

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United Nations chief urges action on climate change as Trump debates

United Nations chief urges action on climate change as Trump debates

The White House said Trump spoke with the leaders of Germany, France, Canada and Britain Thursday to explain his decision and reassured them that the United States is committed to the trans-Atlantic...

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Theresa May hopes Brexit passion will stop Labour surge as election looms

But he now seems to have found a wider audience. If you are a single mother with little to no childcare support, or an unrepresented person with a disability, or a person suffering and living with a...

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Devin Nunes in April: Russia investigation is all because Hillary Clinton lost

The U.S. House Intelligence Committee's top Democrat on Thursday accused panel chairman Devin Nunes of violating his recusal from its Russian Federation probe by issuing three subpoenas to U.S. Nune...

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Kathy Griffin fired from CNN over severed-head Trump stunt

I just read an article on the CNN website penned by SE Cupp titled: Kathy Griffin's unforgivable message to America and the world. So instead of thanking a higher power while accepting her 2007 ...

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Singapore reaffirms commitment to Paris Agreement and Pledge to cut emission levels

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, June 1 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday withdrawing the country from the Paris climate accord would stave off an economic crisis and protect American jobs - but ma...

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A new balance of terror: Why North Korea clings to its nukes

A new balance of terror: Why North Korea clings to its nukes

The Ground-Based Interceptor missile that hit the target Tuesday constitutes the second of three stages of the USA missile defense system for the US mainland. The Aegis Ashore site has demonstrated ...

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Trump urges Muslim leaders to denounce Islamic extremism

Trump urges Muslim leaders to denounce Islamic extremism

Trump's trip, in which he also is visiting Israel and Europe, gives him an opportunity to reset relations with the Muslim world. He pointedly sidestepped any mention of the thorny issues that have s...

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Putin praises Russia-India military-technical cooperation

President Vladimir Putin has insisted that Russian Federation as a country has never engaged in hacking activities, but conceded that some "patriotic" individuals may have, likening a hacker's free w...

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Elon Musk Threatens To Leave Trump Team Over Global Warming

In addition, a group of 22 Republican senators - including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., - wrote to Trump urging "a clean break" from the Paris agreement. Under those rules, Trump cou...

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'Pakistan to adopt balanced policy in KSA-led alliance'

'Pakistan to adopt balanced policy in KSA-led alliance'

Officials here are reportedly insisting that the sole goal of the Saudi initiative must be to fight terrorism and extremism. The ToRs would be finalised during a meeting of the defence ministers of ...

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What else can Trump pull out of?

What else can Trump pull out of?

Turning its back on the Paris Agreement would have a number of effects, both positive and negative. The powers also "underline that tackling climate change and reforming our energy systems are s...

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Trump, Merkel War of Words Escalates

White House spokesman Sean Spicer , asked about the president's relationship with Merkel, told a news briefing: "They get along very well". On both climate change and trade, Trump clashed with par...

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Jerry Brown rips Trump's Paris climate pullout as 'insane' and 'deviant'

He said he is taking the decision to protect the interest of American businesses and workers. "Totally wrong. California will resist this misguided and insane course of action". By withdrawing the US...

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Trump administration sends NAFTA renegotiation letter to Congress

Trump administration sends NAFTA renegotiation letter to Congress

Negotiation talks won't begin until at least mid-August, after the period of consultation concludes. The letter did not, however, offer details about what the scope of these negotiations would inc...

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South Africa drop one place in June FIFA rankings

South Africa drop one place in June FIFA rankings

Stuart Baxter's side has the opportunity to make some strides towards the continent's top 10 when they take on fourth-placed Nigeria next week and the Englishman will no doubt be looking to get them c...

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Gunmen attack casino resort in Philippines

Gunmen attack casino resort in Philippines

ISIS ROLE "It's too early to tell but as far as we are concerned there was no indication the IS-affiliated militants were behind the shooting", Police said. In addition, RWM officials say they extend...

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Climate Change Commission, Legarda, environment NGO blast Trump pullout from Paris pact

It also shows that Trump has little regard for his country's worldwide reputation and that he remains under the spell of climate change deniers and nationalists with limited grasp of science or the ec...

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Philippines: Military airstrike kills 11 soldiers, 7 injured in 'friendly fire'

About 20% of those are Muslim, according to official figures. He fears Islamic State's "terrible ideology" will spread on Mindanao, an island of 22 million people, and has warned it could become a h...

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Christian Zionists Urge Trump to Keep Promise to Move Embassy to Jerusalem

This has been the case since 1967 when the concerned Arab states agreed for the first time to accept Israel and reconcile with it on the basis of the, yet, to be implemented Security Council Resolutio...

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Russia probe moves ahead with subpoenas, Comey

Russia probe moves ahead with subpoenas, Comey

Cohen & Associates PC. Rep. Devin Nunes , R-Calif., the chairman of the committee, created a stir in March when he told reporters he'd seen secret documents that backed President Donald Trump'...

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