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Philippines President Duterte declares martial law on Mindanao island after ISIS attack

Philippines President Duterte declares martial law on Mindanao island after ISIS attack

Fighting erupted on Tuesday when heavily-armed militant Maute group affiliated with Islamic State (IS) swooped into Marawi City , the capital of Lanao del Sur province. The same day, the pitch-black ...

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Syria chemical attack was provocation against Bashar Assad: Vladimir Putin

Speaking at Russia's annual showcase economic forum in Saint Petersburg on Friday, Putin slammed accusations that Moscow meddled in the election. He blamed the Democrats for the failure to ackno...

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Former prime minister Lucas Papademos targeted in attack, Greek police say

Sources said that Mr Papademos, 69, suffered serious injuries to his chest and groin after opening a booby-trapped envelope while in his vehicle. Police are yet to confirm whether the explosion was ...

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Putin: Blaming Russia For Interfering In Election Is 'Like Anti-Semitism'

The Paris agreement commits the United States and other countries to keep rising global temperatures "well below" two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and "endeavour to limit" them to 1.5 ...

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Senate to hear from Comey; Dems raise new Session questions

Former FBI Director James Comey will testify before a Senate committee next Thursday as part of a probe into alleged Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election and possible collusion with ...

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Putin suggests United States hackers could have interfered with election, blamed Russian Federation

Megyn Kelly's first " Today Show" assignment aired Thursday, a story put together as part of her trip to Russian Federation to interview Vladimir Putin both one-on-one and in a panel at a publ...

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House approval of tax reform bill 'a positive step' -- Nomura

House approval of tax reform bill 'a positive step' -- Nomura

That outline called for trillions of dollars in both individual and corporate tax cuts but failed to go into detail on how the White House proposed to pay for them, leaving many legislators skeptica...

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Does Trump believe in climate change or not? Aides won't say

Does Trump believe in climate change or not? Aides won't say

A top atmospheric scientist at the U.N.'s weather agency said Friday that the "worst-case scenario" caused by the planned USA pullout from the Paris climate deal would be a further 0.3-degree Celsiu...

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British PM faces criticism over weak response to Trump's climate change decision

It will not be an easy task given that the United States is the second-biggest polluter. "My handshake with him, it's not innocent", he said . It refers, for example, to major companies such as E...

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United Nations chief says 'absolutely essential' that Paris climate deal implemented

United Nations chief says 'absolutely essential' that Paris climate deal implemented

Administration officials, from left, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, and Vice President Mike Pence...

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Vladimir Putin to Megyn Kelly: US Hackers Could Have Framed Russia

Putin also criticized US eavesdropping on its own allies like Germany, saying such activity inevitably backfired. US intelligence agencies have accused Russian Federation of hacking into Democrat...

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Anthony Weiner pleads guilty to 'sexting' minor, says he has 'a sickness'

Anthony Weiner pleads guilty to 'sexting' minor, says he has 'a sickness'

Weiner , 52, of New York , New York, has pled guilty to one count of transferring obscenity to a minor, which carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison. "These destructive impulses brought g...

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PM Modi arrives in France

Earlier on Friday, Modi attended for the first time the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), an annual business and economic event hosted by the Russian President. "I look forward to...

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Putin says still chance to do global climate deal despite US withdrawal

Putin says still chance to do global climate deal despite US withdrawal

Switching to English, Putin added: "Don't worry, be happy". Speaking at an economic forum in St. Petersburg, Putin says that the claims contained "nothing concrete, only assumptions". He said "someo...

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Paris Pact Pullout May Complicate US Trade Efforts

Macron, in a joint news conference with Bloomberg and Hidalgo, said the Paris climate pact is irreversible despite U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from it. Germany's Merkel,...

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Philippine General Relieved of Command as Army Battles Islamic State in Marawi

Philippine General Relieved of Command as Army Battles Islamic State in Marawi

The military said ongoing clashes have killed more than 90 militants, 19 civilians and 36 soldiers and policemen. The pro-ISIS Maute group has proven to be a fierce enemy, clinging on to the heart...

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Manchester terror attack probe widens as U.S. leaks grate

Photos, apparently showing bloodstained fragments of the bomb, appeared in The New York Times . The attacker, 52-year-old Khalid Masood, fatally stabbed a police officer before being shot dead by p...

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Ruling ANC urges S. Africa government to investigate 'Gupta emails'

Ruling ANC urges S. Africa government to investigate 'Gupta emails'

Zuma told lawmakers on Thursday that all allegations against him were based on hearsay and that newspaper reports didn't constitute evidence that he was party to a plan of "state capture", the term us...

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Putin on US Exit From Paris Agreement: 'Don't Worry, Be Happy'

Putin on US Exit From Paris Agreement: 'Don't Worry, Be Happy'

Petersburg , Putin also downplayed the significance of the US withdrawal from the accord given that the agreement is not binding. Russian President Vladimir Putin says a chemical attack in Syria w...

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Lankan passenger's bomb threat disrupts Malaysia airlines flight

After landing back at Melbourne Airport, the plane was taxied to a spot far from the terminal. Flight 128 was about 10 minutes into a trip from Melbourne when Marks walked from his economy seat ...

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Hundreds of thousands evacuated as cyclone Mora slams into Bangladesh

Meanwhile, at least eight villages were inundated in Cox's Bazar and Chittagong. Bangladesh's Cyclone Preparedness programme head had earlier told EFE that 56,000 volunteers had helped in the ev...

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World erupts in resounding criticism over Trump climate pact exit

He warned against making a fuss over the USA exit from the Paris deal and urged to establish conditions for joint work, reports Sputnik news agency. "Pittsburgh is basically the best example of a ci...

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ACLU Cheers Appellate Ruling on Travel Ban: 'We Won'

In its 10 to 3 decision, the Richmond, Va. -based court said the president's broad immigration power to deny entry into the U.S.is not absolute. "It can not go unchecked when, as here, the President w...

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Manchester terrorist´s family members arrested; search for support network in Europe

Manchester terrorist´s family members arrested; search for support network in Europe

Earlier in the day, British Home Secretary Amber Rudd said she was "irritated" about the leak. But shortly after the interior minister complained, The New York Times newspaper again scooped Britis...

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India making billions for signing Paris deal

Hillary Clinton, Trump's opponent in last year's White House race, called the decision an "historic mistake" where USA workers and families would be left out of a global drive to switch to a low-c...

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How To Call Your Representative About The Paris Climate Accord

It should come into force in 2021. At the same time, the new United States president, during his time in office, had already significantly weakened the strict environmental requirements imposed on ind...

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Subpoenas issued for Flynn, Trump lawyer

The subpoenas named three Obama officials: former National Security Advisor Susan Rice, former CIA Director John Brennan and, interestingly, former UN Ambassador Samantha Power. The subpoenas are pa...

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McCain, Rubio blast Trump for not confronting Saudi Arabia on human rights

Trump made nearly no mention of Israel, his next stop on the tour Monday, leaving it off a list of countries fighting terror. And Trump made one symbolic gesture Monday in bridging the gap between I...

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Co-defendant testifies against minister in church abuse case

Co-defendant testifies against minister in church abuse case

Covington and other church members are accused of kidnapping and assaulting Matthew Fenner , a former church member, because he is gay. This Thursday marked the beginning of testimony in the trial...

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President Trump Prepares to Visit Israel

President Trump Prepares to Visit Israel

Israel captured the Old City and the rest of east Jerusalem in the 1967 Mideast war and annexed the area, in a move that most of the world community does not recognize. Trump will be visiting Is...

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Trump condemns leaks after United Kingdom police briefly halt information sharing

Trump condemns leaks after United Kingdom police briefly halt information sharing

This comes after unauthorized leaks splashed across USA media following the Manchester terrorist attack, according to Reuters , citing Britain's most senior counter terrorism officer. In an intervi...

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Manchester bomber was part of terror 'network'

Manchester bomber was part of terror 'network'

The rest of the suspects remain in custody. The UK's National Police Chiefs' Council slammed the " unauthorised disclosure " and said it was a breach of trust that undermines a "major counter-terr...

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UK Labour leader goes from no-hoper to crowd-puller

Opinion polls show Ms May, from the ruling Conservative Party, ahead of Mr Corbyn following a month of campaigning, but the gap has narrowed in the past week. "She was actually getting through to hi...

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Trump's withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord a 'great disappointment'

He says the Paris emission reduction commitments were voluntary, which was something the New Zealand Government took advantage of by setting relatively weak targets. Macron was not done yet, he al...

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Health care bill would drive up premiums for millions, CBO finds

Health care bill would drive up premiums for millions, CBO finds

The report found that under the House measure, people in some regions with pre-existing medical conditions or the seriously ill "would ultimately be unable to purchase" robust coverage at premiums c...

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Could executive privilege block Comey testimony?

FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Intelligence Committee on March 20, 2017 about President's Trump wiretapping claims and Trump's presidential campaign links to Russian hackers....

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Despite Trump, cleaner energy growth expected to carry on

Despite Trump, cleaner energy growth expected to carry on

While Trump now favors an exit, he has been known to change his thinking on major decisions and tends to seek counsel from a range of inside and outside advisers, many with differing agendas, until ...

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Labour closing gap in opinion polls after 'wobbly week' for Tories

Mr McDonnell, the Shadow Chancellor, Ms Thornberry, the Shadow Foreign Secretary and Ms Abbott, the Shadow Home Secretary, are all close allies of the Labour leader. A YouGov model based on differ...

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Nobody at White House will say whether Trump believes in climate change

Nobody at White House will say whether Trump believes in climate change

In a statement released late Thursday, Nike voiced its concerns over Trump's decision and vowed to continue to its push to be environmentally conscious. It will also help fulfil the Paris agreeme...

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The Plot Thickens in Trump Probe

The Plot Thickens in Trump Probe

Both Coats and Rogers were uncomfortable with the nature of the President's request and refused to comply, the sources with knowledge of the situation told CNN . Despite the Post's sourcing, its ...

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