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Putin: Claims of Russian Interference in Trump Election 'Remind Me of anti-Semitism'

Russian officials have said they need more time to assess its potential impact on their economy and have spoken of drafting a strategy for low-carbon development, fuelling fears among green campaigner...

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Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in besieged city

He said the corridor will be implemented by the government and the main separatist group, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, which has signed a peace agreement in exchange for Muslim autonomy in Min...

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Friendly fire kills ten as Duterte's troops clash with Islamists

Friendly fire kills ten as Duterte's troops clash with Islamists

Earlier, Lorenzana said government troop movements in Marawi were being hampered by hard enemy terrain and rebels frequently move and change positions within concrete houses and other structures t...

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Macron's party seen on top in French parliament election: polls

Mr. Trump finally seemed ready to pull away - but Macron evidently wasn't. Mr Trump often seems to get the upper hand when it comes to such greetings - cue one with Japanese PM Shinzo Abe which last...

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Putin Urges US Business to Help Restore Dialogue With Russia, Help Trump

Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) here. "Mr. Putin is one of the most important leaders in the world and in so far as the United States has declared him an enemy - a great enemy - I th...

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India's environment organisations blast Trump's Paris deal decision

India, a major polluter and a growing economy, has kept mum on whether the US decision will affect Indian energy policy, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi - who is coming to Paris on Saturday to meet...

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General election: 'Fleet of foot' Labour Brexit pledge

The Conservative leader was asked why she had changed her mind on holding an election, and on her position towards the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. The Tories would still be the larg...

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Oil slides as US climate withdrawal compounds glut concerns

U.S. oil output is expected to keep rising, as the U.S. Energy Information Administration forecasts production of about 10 million barrels a day in 2018. But America's oil boom didn't slow almost as m...

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Putin ridicules claims of meddling in US vote

Speaking at an economic forum in St. Petersburg on Friday, Putin strongly reaffirmed Russia's view that Assad's forces weren't responsible for a fatal chemical attack in Syria in April. Putin insisted...

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Terrifying moment Sydney school bus almost causes major crash

Terrifying moment Sydney school bus almost causes major crash

Police have praised the actions of a truck driver who was forced to brake heavily to avoid hitting a bus carrying schoolchildren in Sydney's south-west. I don't know how I can. say it because my Engli...

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May's debate no-show is fodder for rivals

She debates Corbyn all the time anyway: May has repeatedly said that since she became leader of the Conservatives in July 2016, she has "directly, week in, week out" debated Corbyn during prime min...

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Alberta says committed to seeing Trans Mountain pipeline to completion

Horgan and Weaver said the agreement lays out a signed, good faith working arrangement for Guichon to consider in deliberations that could result in her asking the NDP to form a new government if th...

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The Cheapest Countries For Air Travel (Canada's Not One Of Them)

The Cheapest Countries For Air Travel (Canada's Not One Of Them)

In 2016, the least expensive was India at US$3.25/100 km of travel, while the most expensive was the United Arab Emirates at US$105.71. That is down from an average price of US$38.71 in 2016...

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India test fires Prithvi II missile

India test fires Prithvi II missile

On May 24, " The Express " had carried a report on how the weapon system is being pushed for tests despite faults in the system drawing criticism from different quarters. Delay in the process of wing ...

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Female coal miners react to Trump's decision on climate deal

Even before Trump was elected, California Gov. It's unclear why the US would need to start such negotiations given that the climate agreement gave each country the ability to set its own targets for...

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EU and China backing Paris climate pact after Trump withdrawal

ANOTHER day in the mad world of Trump politics and we have one giant "f**k you" to the world and future generations. She denied it showed she is subservient to Mr Trump , and said she had mad...

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UAE and Saudi Arabia to donate $100m to Ivanka Trump fund

The prime minister, who had a frosty relationship with Trump's predecessor, heaped praise on the president throughout the two-day visit, declaring: "We understand each other". These are people that ki...

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Scarborough: Trump Poops His Pants, Calls It 'Modern Art'

Scarborough: Trump Poops His Pants, Calls It 'Modern Art'

Scarborough played a clip from the day before of White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer explaining "covfefe," a misspelled word in one of Trump's tweets, to the press pool. While discussing the lat...

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Fact-Checking Trump's Speech On Paris Climate Agreement Withdrawal

Trump has repeatedly cast doubt on the science of climate change and once called it a hoax perpetrated by China to weaken US business. So we're getting out . They can do whatever they want for 1...

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Game Wardens Searching for Man Whose Canoe Overturned

Game Wardens Searching for Man Whose Canoe Overturned

Macdonald said wardens are looking into whether alcohol was a contributing factor to Hughes' death. Hughes had gone canoeing alone along the eastern shore of the pond around 10 p.m. Raymond firefigh...

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Trump's private cellphone use raises security concerns; Trudeau rang him

Trump's private cellphone use raises security concerns; Trudeau rang him

But on the other hand, Trump was angry that Dubke and others struggled to craft communications plans to defend the president and push back at allegations stemming from the ongoing investigation into t...

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Trump Pulls US From Climate Accord, Dismaying Allies

Trump Pulls US From Climate Accord, Dismaying Allies

Western-led globalization often meant the US and Europe cleaned up their environments while encouraging polluting in the emerging economies, which became manufacturing and mineral-mining hubs for th...

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Modi opens longest bridge to traffic, names it after Bhupen Hazarika

There was no connectivity between the two regions during the floods. Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday announced that it would build a Samanway Kshetra near the new Bhupen Hazarika Bridge...

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Pittsburgh mayor to Trump: Quitting Paris deal for us? No thanks

Pittsburgh mayor to Trump: Quitting Paris deal for us? No thanks

Disney CEO Bob Iger said he will step down from President Trump's business advisory council, protesting his decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement . "The bottom line is the Paris Accor...

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Democrats Accuse Recused Nunes of Launching Own Russia Probe

They questioned Nunes' credibility after he first informed Trump, Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan and journalists he had viewed documents showing Trump associates had been caught up in surveillance...

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The Left Is Melting Down Over Trump's Climate Deal Exit

She said the agreement, which Trump rejected because he said it would impose "unfair" costs on USA industry, would ultimately result in more prosperity and greater opportunities for the world. Bonn ...

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U.S. backs out of Paris climate accord

The EU and China moved Friday to fill the leadership void on the Paris climate pact after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the deal, triggering a furious global backlash. From in...

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FBI Director James Comey to Testify June 8 Before Senate Committee

FBI Director James Comey to Testify June 8 Before Senate Committee

On Feb. 14, Trump allegedly asked Comey during a private meeting to cease an ongoing investigation into former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn , who had resigned a day prior. Th...

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Words with Friends adds 'covfefe' to its list

Later in the event, when an audience member again mentioned covfefe, Clinton mocked White House spokesman Sean Spicer's explanation from earlier in the day. Trump later poked fun at the typo: "Who c...

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Modi pays homage at St Petersburg's WWII cemetery

Modi is the guest of honor at this year's three-day Saint Petersburg Economic Forum - Russia's answer to Davos - that Putin wants to use to push the idea that Russia has turned the page on a brutal ...

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Putin and Macron have frank talks

Putin and Macron have frank talks

Nevertheless, President Trump left the door open by promising to "either negotiate our way back into Paris, under the terms that are fair to the United States and its workers, or to negotiate a new ...

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PM must confront U.S. with impact of climate decision

President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the landmark Paris climate accord , the global effort to deal with the effects of climate change . "There is no sugarcoating this - this is one o...

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Goldman Sachs Accused of Financing Dictatorship in Venezuela

Goldman Sachs Accused of Financing Dictatorship in Venezuela

The investment bank used the money to buy bonds in Venezuela's state-owned oil and gas company. When the meeting was announced last month, Venezuela said it was withdrawing from the OAS in pro...

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Subpoenas Issued, Comey Approved to Testify in Russia Probe

Subpoenas Issued, Comey Approved to Testify in Russia Probe

It wasn't immediately clear what exactly Comey plans to tell the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, though lawmakers are certainly likely to ask Comey about his interactions with President Trump...

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Refugees, migrants evacuated from old Athens airport site

Refugees, migrants evacuated from old Athens airport site

A Greek police operation was underway on Friday to peacefully evacuate about 500 refugees and migrants from the Athens old airport of Hellenikon, Greek national news agency AMNA reported. There are ap...

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Trump's decision on Paris climate deal irrational: Indian-American lawmakers

Trump's decision on Paris climate deal irrational: Indian-American lawmakers

Former President Barack Obama , who signed the Paris Agreement on behalf of the US during his presidency, said that the treaty has actually "opened the floodgates for businesses , scientists and e...

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Jared Kushner White House braces for more scrutiny, Trump defends embattled son-in-law

Now, according to the New York Times , the Federal Bureau of Investigation and congressional investigators are said to be probing what was said during Mr Kushner's 30-minute meeting with Mr Gorko...

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ISIS attack at resort in Manila, 25 injured

ISIS attack at resort in Manila, 25 injured

After attempting to flee with the casino's gambling chips, the gunman left the casino to a room in an adjoining hotel, where he holed himself up before taking his own life, Resorts World COO Stephen R...

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Mayor Landrieu criticizes Trump decision on Paris accord

He complained in particular about China's terms under the agreement . As of 2013, its per capita carbon emission is still significantly higher than other large countries, according to data from t...

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World leaders vow to defend climate pact after Trump pullout

While some Republicans commended the decision - House Speaker Paul Ryan said the agreement was "a raw deal" - others joined Democrats in criticizing Trump's decision. "There is no way", said Macron,...

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