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I found a former Lib Dem voter who thought she'd never vote Labour but felt there was no choice if she wanted boosted spending on the NHS and schools. And former housing minister Brandon Lewis claim...

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Sean Spicer Says 'Small Group' Know What Trump's Covfefe Tweet Meant

The only person a majority of Americans said was more helpful than hurtful as a mouthpiece of the Trump administration is Vice President Mike Pence, with 53 percent saying he helped more than hurt. ...

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UK police in bomb probe cordon off area in Manchester

The US pop star was photographed on social media hugging youngsters at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital ward, with one father left in tears by the visit. Grande, 23, tweeted she was "broken" ...

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Jerry Brown Heads To China For Climate Change Talks

China's Foreign Ministry on Friday said it is paying close attention to the United States' decision to quit the Paris climate agreement , calling on all parties to cherish and safeguard the hard-e...

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Ethopia's Ghebreyesus replaces Chan as World Health Organization director general

Ethopia's Ghebreyesus replaces Chan as World Health Organization director general

The WHO said that while Tedros was Ethiopia's health minister, he led comprehensive health system reforms that expanded the country's health system, including the creation of 3,500 health centers a...

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'Don't worry, be happy': Putin avoids criticizing Trump climate decision

'Don't worry, be happy': Putin avoids criticizing Trump climate decision

UPDATED | While Russian President Vladimir Putin appeared in a humorous mood on his second day at St. Petersburg's economic forum, the mood soured as questions from American journalist Megyn Kel...

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Taiwan becomes first country in Asia to approve of same-sex marriage

Taiwan becomes first country in Asia to approve of same-sex marriage

When the ruling was announced, cheers broke out among the hundreds of supporters who had gathered outside the Legislature, monitoring developments on a big-screen television. Taiwan has always been ...

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USA states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

USA states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

A majority of Americans in every state, or 69 per cent of USA voters, believe the United States should participate in the agreement, according to a recent opinion poll carried out by Yale University's...

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Trump's 'America First' may leave the world a little warmer

It has overtaken the U.S.in transitioning to renewable energy, generating a fifth of its electricity from renewable sources. South Africa's government calls the USA pullout "an abdication of global re...

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Egypt launches fresh round of attacks on Libyan camps

Egypt launches fresh round of attacks on Libyan camps

Gunmen in three pick-up trucks opened fire on a bus carrying a group of Coptic Christians to the Saint Samuel Monastery in Minya province, south of Cairo , on Friday before fleeing. It was the four...

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German envoy to U.S. downplays Trump-Merkel tensions

German envoy to U.S. downplays Trump-Merkel tensions

More countries are stepping up their burden-sharing. He explained the huge synergy that exists between German capabilities and Indian requirements. "It is inappropriate that we are now communicat...

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Corbyn: Majority of one million 'decent jobs' would go to United Kingdom workers

Corbyn: Majority of one million 'decent jobs' would go to United Kingdom workers

Former Basildon MP Baroness Angela Smith - now Labour leader in the House of Lords - sat on stage behind him, as did Basildon Parliamentary candidates Kayte Block and Byron Taylor. "I think it's a sha...

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Trump, Saudi King inaugurate global centre against extremism

Trump, Saudi King inaugurate global centre against extremism

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 . Saudi Arabia is the first of five cou...

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Trump waives law requiring US to move its embassy to Jerusalem

The new president has signed the standard six-month waiver on moving the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem despite a campaign promise to act quickly on the transfer. Israel claims the...

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Ariana Grande Plans Charity Concert In Manchester For Bombing Victims

Ariana Grande Plans Charity Concert In Manchester For Bombing Victims

US pop star Ariana Grande said on Friday that she will hold a benefit concert in Manchester for the victims of Monday's suicide bombing at her show in the English city. According to ABC News , ...

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Juventus seek what Zidane failed to deliver for them

Nadal, who bulldozed Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-0, 6-1, 6-0 to reach the fourth round on Friday, believes his beloved Real Madrid must score first in order to have a stronger chance at winning. The po...

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United Nations slaps North Korea with targeted sanctions over repeated missile tests

United Nations slaps North Korea with targeted sanctions over repeated missile tests

USA and Japan stage joint military exercises close to the coast of North Korea Is missile war on the cards, or does Kim Jong-un have other plans? Friday's new resolution by the U.N. A solid-fu...

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USA election hackers could have been from anywhere: Putin

Also pushing back on Kelly's assertion that there is sufficient proof to determine the hacks came from Russia , Putin said , "IP addresses can be invented, a child can do that!" He warned agains...

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Oregonians React To Trump Withdrawal From Climate Accord

The post is of the document, signed by Obama, which signed the United States up to the Paris Agreement . It said the USA has a "moral obligation" to support poorer countries in the effort against cli...

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Climate Change, Trump And The Paris Climate Accord46:10

Climate Change, Trump And The Paris Climate Accord46:10

If the USA , the world's second-biggest Carbon dioxide emitter, had wanted to meet its Paris commitments ― which was to reduce emissions by 26 to 28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025 ― experts say th...

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ICC Champions Trophy: Full Schedule, Match Timings, Venues and more

Bangladesh knocked England out of the 2015 World Cup with a 15-run win at Adelaide and both sides featured several survivors from that match. Bangladesh lost their last home ODI series 1-2 agai...

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Bowlers hold the key: VVS Laxman

In a news conference ahead of the eight-team tournament's first match, England captain Morgan confirmed Roy would keep his place at the top of the order alongside Alex Hales. Morgan also said h...

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Donald Trump's withdrawal of U.S. from Paris climate agreement widely panned

Donald Trump's withdrawal of U.S. from Paris climate agreement widely panned

Iger joined Tesla's Elon Musk and corporate leaders from Google and Amazon in condemning Trump's decision. Trump in recent years has expressed scepticism about whether climate change is r...

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Emmanuel Macron visits French troops posted to Mali on anti-jihad mission

He was expected to visit the eastern city of Gao, home of the permanent Fr. "Germany is very present in back-up operations", Mr Macron said. "There still are huge challenges in the Sahel region an...

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Leaders pledge to boost climate efforts

In a critical note posted on Facebook , Mark Zuckerberg, founder of the social media behemoth said stopping climate change must remain a global goal. In reality, the US risks falling behind other...

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Bangladesh, Myanmar, India - Tropical Cyclone MORA - DG ECHO Daily Map

Bangladesh, Myanmar, India - Tropical Cyclone MORA - DG ECHO Daily Map

Another woman died of panic, officials said, adding that several thousand houses were damaged in the area, a lot of them mud-built structures. Community leader Abdus Salam said no casualties have be...

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Cyclone flattens Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh

Cyclone flattens Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh

Hundreds of homes and trees have been reported damaged in St. Martin's Island off Cox's Bazar coast. But Bangladeshi weather officials said the cyclone was not as bad as they had feared. Rescue op...

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US hackers could be behind US presidential campaign leaks: Putin

Trump, tapping into the "America First" message he used when he was elected president past year, said the Paris accord would undermine the United States economy, cost USA jobs, weaken American n...

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Trudeau Team 'Disappointed' Over U.S. Exit From Paris Climate Accord

Trudeau Team 'Disappointed' Over U.S. Exit From Paris Climate Accord

President Donald Trump said he was elected to represent Pittsburgh, not Paris, as he withdrew the United States from the Paris Agreement on Thursday. "It was a policy decision and I think it's ...

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Tories in dementia tax U-turn as Theresa May to cap costs

May said opponents such as Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn had tried to scare the elderly by spreading "fake claims" about her plan to transfer more of the cost from taxpayers to recipients who can affo...

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Iranians vote moderate, retain Rouhani as President

Iranians vote moderate, retain Rouhani as President

Riding a large turnout from Iran's urban middle classes, President Hassan Rouhani won re-election in a landslide Saturday, giving him a mandate to continue his quest to expand personal freedoms and ...

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Leaders say world will abide by Paris Accord, with or without US

Obama's prediction proved to be spot on. And later said , " The Paris Agreement handicaps the United States' economy in order to win praise from the very foreign capitals and global activists that...

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Mattis presses China on North Korea, South China Sea

Mattis presses China on North Korea, South China Sea

North Korea has carried out two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the beginning of a year ago in its quest to develop a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the continent...

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Putin likens US election allegations to anti-Semitism

Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), Russia , on June 2. His lawyer said in January Snowden had the right to remain in Russia until 2020 and to apply for Russian citizenship next y...

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Livaja hopeful that BC will see NDP leadership in place

If the incumbent government is defeated, Clark said it would then be up to the lieutenant governor to ask the NDP if it was prepared to govern the province. since 1952 and the first time since 2001 th...

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Philippine soldiers killed in 'friendly fire'

Philippine soldiers killed in 'friendly fire'

He added the military has ordered an investigation. The Board of Inquiry, to be led by Armed Forces of the Philippines chief of staff General Eduardo Ano, will investigate the so-called "friendly ...

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EU and China rebuff Trump

EU and China rebuff Trump

Scientists say the planet is likely to reach more unsafe levels of warming sooner if the United States retreats from its pledge, because America contributes so much to rising temperatures. It also fit...

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Defying Trump, US states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

The governors of California, New York and Washington , all Democrats, launched the coalition Thursday after Trump said he would withdraw the United States from the Paris accord, saying its term...

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Pruitt: Americans Should Not Apologize for Paris Accord Withdrawal

Meanwhile, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, and Macron issued a joint statement that read as a direct response to Trump's willingness to reenter the agreeme...

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Don't Judge Trump For Exiting Climate Accord, Says Putin

If the United States wants to be a leader in the world then we have to be willing to work with others and truly lead. Referring to "the latest unfortunate decisions of the new administration", Tus...

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