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Philippines Army conducts air strikes in Islamic State-occupied city of Marawi

Philippines Army conducts air strikes in Islamic State-occupied city of Marawi

President Duterte declared martial law across the whole of Mindanao, a southern, Muslim-majority area after the group took the city. "I was glad to see that he is alive but we were also saddened b...

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US defies world, says will quit Paris pact

Trump repeatedly painted the pact, struck by his predecessor Barack Obama , as a deal that did not "put America first" and was too easy on economic rivals India, China and Europe . "We believe th...

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'Friendly fire' kills 11 soldiers and wounds seven in Philippines

Successive governments have promised to bring peace to Mindanao, but none have. Lorenzana said Thursday fighters from various militant groups that gathered in the Marawi siege had a big plan to ta...

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At least 34 bodies found at casino complex

At least 34 bodies found at casino complex

Police said it appeared the suspect had killed himself after firing at officers searching the still-smoking building. The gunman parked his vehicle at the second floor of the building, started firin...

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1500 feet of California highway blocked by slide

1500 feet of California highway blocked by slide

A massive slide in January damaged that span beyond fix. While having no specific boundaries , Big Sur includes the 76 miles (122 kilometers) segment of California State Route 1 from the Carmel Rive...

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Netanyahu says Western Wall, Temple Mount will always be under Israeli control

The last talks between the Israelis and Palestinians, led by former U.S. secretary of state John Kerry, broke down in April 2014 after around a year of largely fruitless discussion. US President Dona...

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Top CEOs voice concerns about Trump move for Paris environmental pact

The island state's governor, David Ige, said in a statement Thursday that Hawaii was "already taking concrete steps to implement the Paris Accord" and will continue to do so. "I deeply disagree with...

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Nicola Sturgeon: Scotland could hold 'pivotal position' in election

The BMG research was published as a confident Mr Corbyn hit the campaign trail buoyed by the narrowing of a Tory poll lead to just three points - although others put it as high as 15. "If we are the l...

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White House Now Referring Trump/Russia Questions to Outside Counsel

The Republican president came home to face more questions on Russian Federation after media reports about communications during and after the campaign between his son-in-law and close adviser, Jare...

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Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in 'friendly fire' incident

Padilla said the day before that troops have cleared nearly 90 percent of Marawi , where the gunmen linked to the Islamic State extremist group have been fending off government troops since a botch...

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Trump says United States to quit Paris climate pact, allies voice dismay

Trump formally announced his decision to leave the historic worldwide agreement after months of teasing the action. "They tend to think history is 10 years ago, and tend to think America's leading rol...

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Greg Gianforte wins: Republican apologizes to reporter who accused him of assault

House election. According to Fox News' Alicia Acuna , "Gianforte grabbed Jacobs by the neck with both hands and slammed him into the ground behind him". Gianforte's campaign was boosted by rallies fe...

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Zbigniew Brzezinski, President Carter's security adviser, dead at 89

The Carter administration also witnessed the transition of Iran into an Islamic republic and the 1979 hostage crisis, as well as the USA arming of mujahideen in Afghanistan before the country's occu...

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Manchester terrorist called mother minutes before attack

Manchester terrorist called mother minutes before attack

The venue has confirmed it is in contact with promoters about a final decision, following the terror attack at the pop singer's Manchester concert on Monday. London police say extra security is being ...

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Can The Cavs Upset The Warriors? [AUDIO]

Durant and James matched each other in a feisty duel. For Warriors forward David West, it was the 1989 NBA Finals , the Lakers falling to the Bad Boy Pistons when Magic Johnson came up limp wi...

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Trump To Announce If He's In Or Out Of Paris Accord

Part of the uncertainty stems from how the climate system will respond to humanity's greenhouse gas emissions. "We don't want other leaders and other countries laughing at us any more". Nine of th...

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Trump stands by Kushner amid Federal Bureau of Investigation probe and reported tensions

White House press secretary Sean Spicer has been showing signs of strain under his job in recent weeks, and joked with reporters over drinks last week in Jerusalem that they had to take shots if t...

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Philippine casino gunman dead

Philippine casino gunman dead

Police said the gunman had gone into a room at the Maxims hotel, which is connected to the casino , and set himself on fire on the bed. Dozens of others were injured in a stampede as they rushed ...

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Fighting climate change is 'global consensus'

Fighting climate change is 'global consensus'

That statement followed a swift outcry from politicians including the former US President Barack Obama - whose administration negotiated the deal. "The world needs to know that President Trump d...

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Mike Dubke, White House Communications Director, Quits

Mike Dubke, White House Communications Director, Quits

They have built a thick skin over the past few months in the White House, and they recognize that a certain level of attention comes with the high-profile opportunities they have been given, per the o...

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Trump signs waiver keeping U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv -- for now

Israel claims the whole of Jerusalem as its capital, but Palestinians are seeking the city's east for the capital of their future state. But since taking office, Trump has heard repeatedly from fore...

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Trump seeks coalition to 'stamp out extremism'

He said America was seeking a coalition of nations in the Middle East with the aim of stamping out extremism. "And he could not have been clearer in his description of Hezbollah and Hamas as the ter...

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United Kingdom resumes sharing intelligence with USA after Manchester attack leaks

United Kingdom resumes sharing intelligence with USA after Manchester attack leaks

He said the priority for detectives was to establish whether Abedi was acting alone or working as part of a wider network when he set off his device after the concert by USA singer Ariana Grande , ki...

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Caught on camera: Sea lion yanks little girl off a dock

It's more likely than not that the sea lion just wanted to play around, given they're very rarely aggressive creatures and generally quite social. The signs also warn that a sea lion's bite "can c...

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Trump withdrawal from climate deal gets mixed response from US companies

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed disappointment in the United States for reneging on the Paris Agreement . Trump announced during a speech at the White House Rose Garden that he had chos...

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VVS Laxman hails government's decision to not play with Pakistan

Mashrafe, who was in charge when Bangladesh ended England's hopes at the last World Cup with a 15-run win in Adelaide, has been hugely impressed at the way Eoin Morgan's team have reinvented the...

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Israeli official disappointed with embassy delay

On the issue of Palestine, Trump has remained largely elusive, saying in February that when it came to a solution for the decades-long Israeli-Palestinian conflict he could "live with either" a one- o...

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Trump Withdraws US from Paris Climate Deal

The leaders of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden say the 2015 Paris Agreement to reduce global warming was a commitment "to our children". Trump's extremism has isolated us from the gl...

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Ivanka Trump loses climate battle as Bannon reemerges in White House

The study makes worst-case assumptions that may inflate the cost of meeting USA targets under the Paris accord while largely ignoring the economic benefits to US businesses from building and operating...

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The internet is losing its mind over Trump's Saudi 'orb' photo

Donald Trump added that Muslim leaders must do more to confront extremism. "This is a battle between good and evil ", Trump said. "This is a battle between barbaric criminals who seek to obliter...

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CPEC: China lauds commissioning of first power plant in Pakistan

CPEC: China lauds commissioning of first power plant in Pakistan

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated the first 660-MW unit of the Sahiwal coal power project in Punjab province. She further said the inauguration signifies that we will soon see a host of ener...

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NDP, Greens deliver power-sharing deal to lieutenant governor

NDP, Greens deliver power-sharing deal to lieutenant governor

Green MLAs on confidence and supply matters", said Weaver on Monday. "I would just like to say mostly that I know we negotiated in all fairness and I thought we tried to find some common ground". She ...

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Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn confront their flaws in United Kingdom election 'debate'

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn confront their flaws in United Kingdom election 'debate'

The Prime Minister and the Labour leader will be quizzed by broadcaster Jeremy Paxman and a studio audience in the joint Channel 4 and Sky News show. Corbyn was supposed to be a auto crash leader,...

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President Trump Honors Fallen Service Members

President Trump Honors Fallen Service Members

The president participated in the somber, annual observance at Arlington National Cemetery. President Trump is also responding to North Korea's latest provocations, including a short-range ballisi...

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House gives final OK to its budget; talks with Senate next

It was the second of two required votes on the Republican proposal. Although GOP leaders agreed months ago to spend $22.9 billion overall in the budget's first year, the two chambers differ on dozen...

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Elon Musk Exits Trump Advisory Councils Amid Climate Accord Withdrawal

Trump's beliefs. "It is truly shocking that the United States , once proud to have been a leader on multilateral issues, has withdrawn from the Paris Climate Agreement which was negotiated by ...

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White House adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies

White House adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies

To the world, the Polish-born Brzezinski was a steely, opinionated power in the Carter White House , from 1977 to 1981, who left a big footprint in world affairs. He was born in Warsaw, Poland, and b...

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Britain resumes data sharing with United States after 'assurances' over leaks

British police have stopped sharing information on the suicide bombing in Manchester with the United States , the BBC reported on Thursday, because of fears that leaks to the USA media could hind...

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Durant stars in NBA Finals game one win

There are seven 2017 NBA All-Stars and 11 players who have been All-Stars in their careers, as well as winners of seven of the last eight MVP awards, the most in either category since the 1983 NBA ...

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Cleveland police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old is fired

Cleveland police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old is fired

At a news conference, officials said that the officer, Timothy Loehmann , would be terminated immediately and that Frank Garmback , an officer who was driving the patrol auto, would be suspended for...

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