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Cyclone Mora claims 7 lives in Bangladesh

Cyclone Mora claims 7 lives in Bangladesh

Past year also, the coastal areas of Bangladesh were badly stricken by the cyclone Roanu when more than 24 people died in the natural calamity. More than 1,000 shelters were set up in several distri...

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Backed Syrian fighters advancing toward IS-held Raqqa

Meanwhile, a larger number had been massing directly outside the zone, which was agreed between the United States and Russian Federation, which is supporting Assad. USA -backed forces captured a tow...

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"America First in caps": Allies concerned about Paris climate deal, United States relations

At the recent North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, Trump also reprimanded 23 of the 28 allies for owing " massive amounts of money ", saying that this was "not fair to the people and tax payers ...

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Philippines fails to meet deadline to retake Marawi

At least 17 Christians including two Catholic priests are among perhaps 200 hostages held by Maute terrorists as recently as June 1 in the majority Muslim city of Marawi , Fides News said . Two ligh...

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Pentagon chief turns up heat on North Korea and China

Pentagon chief turns up heat on North Korea and China

He says the situation in North Korea should provide an opportunity for Russia, China and the United States to cooperate and help defuse tensions on the restive peninsula. "What a crummy world if...

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Proposed Health Care Act Could Result in 23 Million Losing Insurance

Proposed Health Care Act Could Result in 23 Million Losing Insurance

The ACA requires health insurers issuing plans in the individual and small group markets to use a new age curve in establishing rates, unless a state obtains permission to establish its own uniform ag...

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Donald Trump's withdrawal of US from Paris climate agreement widely panned

While on the campaign trail, Trump called climate change a "hoax" that was invented by the Chinese. " Again , I think - I think that speaks for itself", the official said. "You need to ask him tha...

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The French Government Trolls Trump On The Paris Climate Accords

The French Government Trolls Trump On The Paris Climate Accords

THERESA MAY hit back at criticism for not joining European leaders in a climate change attack on Donald Trump as she pledged to talk him round. The United Nations described Trump's decision as a...

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Washington business leaders vow to redouble efforts on climate

Washington business leaders vow to redouble efforts on climate

Announcing America's intention to withdraw from the agreement sends a clear message to the rest of the world that the second-highest emitting nation has no intention of doing its part to save the wo...

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O'Dowda earns fifth Ireland cap in Mexico defeat

O'Neill experimented with a three-man defence for the match, with Cyrus Christie and captain James McClean operating as wing-backs. His shot was well saved by Randolph - but the rebound fell to Pe...

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U.S. states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

Russia's voluntary reduction goals under the deal are among the weakest submitted by any country, potentially allowing it to spew more planet-warming emissions in future years, not less. We're a city ...

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Leaders pledge to boost climate efforts after Trump decision

One World Trade Center, in NY, and Boston City Hall were among well-known buildings illuminated in green, an expression of defiance by some of the United States' biggest cities against Mr Trump's de...

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DMK chief M Karunanidhi turns 94

DMK chief M Karunanidhi turns 94

According to DMK sources, the Congress vice-president had a closed-door meeting with Stalin for about 30 minutes, during which the two discussed several "contemporary issues". All the leaders in the...

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Mayors to Trump: We'll enforce Paris accord without you

USA growth would take a $2.5 trillion hit over 10 years with "factories and plants closing all over our country", Trump said at an April rally in Pennsylvania. The move leaves the U.S.as the third c...

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CIA names former bin Laden hunt chief to run Iran spying

CIA names former bin Laden hunt chief to run Iran spying

The choice of Michael D'Andrea to run the Central Intelligence Agency's spying on Iran is the latest sign of USA president Donald Trump's tougher stance against the Islamic republic, the Times said,...

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De Blasio signs executive order committing NYC to Paris climate agreement

De Blasio signs executive order committing NYC to Paris climate agreement

NY city Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito - both Democrats - shook hands on an $85 billion spending plan for the next fiscal year that includes about $30 million to...

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Russian Federation to supply S-400 Triumf air defence system to India

Russian Federation to supply S-400 Triumf air defence system to India

The deliveries of Russian S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft missiles are part of a bilateral defence deal, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said at the St Petersburg International Economic Foru...

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French President Macron says Paris climate agreement irreversible

More important, Bell said , the city will continue to support the Durham City-County Sustainability Office and its work to protect and improve the local environment by providing guidance and resour...

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British Police make new arrest in connection with Manchester terror attack

Manchester Royal Infirmary has been unaffected by the operation, but its Ronald McDonald House centre for the families of child patients has been evacuated, as well as surrounding homes and student...

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'Trump's climate claims on China, India false'

Key challenges include who will take the leadership after the United States leaves the pact, and who will fill the gap in funding that the U.S. should have contributed to the Green Climate Fund, a m...

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Israel seeks to contain fallout from Trump intel sharing

On Monday shortly after arriving in Israel, Friedman visited the Western Wall, where he said in a short video clip posted on Facebook that "I prayed for of course the health of my family, my chi...

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Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn grilled by voters

I think they were anxious about the room getting too crowded. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson called Labour's national election co-ordinator Andrew Gwynne a "big girl's blouse" on Sky News shortly...

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Putin says patriotic hackers could be fighting for Russian Federation

Putin said at a forum in St. Petersburg. The president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia , Alexis Rodzianko, complained of the "psychological effect" of sanctions, saying Russians "thi...

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Syria chemical attack was provocation against Assad, claims Putin

Russian Ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak is at the centre of US suspicions about Kremlin contacts with the Trump team. One area where Putin was critical of Trump's policy was regarding the USA pr...

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Atlanta mayoral candidates speak out on Paris accord withdrawal

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and top officials from the European Union officials are set to reaffirm their commitment to a landmark climate change agreement after President Donald Trump said he was ...

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STANLEY CUP FINAL: Rinne meets his match -- again

Through two games of the Stanley Cup final the Pittsburgh Penguins have been hanging on, leaning back on the ropes, as George Plimpton once wrote of the rope-a-dope, like a man leaning out his win...

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Trump mulls White House staff shake-up

The Fox News item says Kushner spoke with Kislyak about Syria during the December meeting. Monday: The New York Times reported that Kushner met in December with Putin associate Sergey Gorkov, ...

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"It was not innocent" | Macron speaks on long handshake with Trump

On the other hand, this new obsession with the intricacies of handshakes, alpha male bullshit, and dominance feels, itself, a little petty, toxic, and obsessed with tiny revenges. The ensuing handshak...

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Indian PM Narendra Modi reaches France

On China, he said that despite differences, New Delhi and Beijing have come together on the BRICS platform to create two financial institutions, one headed by China where India is a partner and on...

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Suspect dead, 3 police officers wounded in Texas shootout

Suspect dead, 3 police officers wounded in Texas shootout

Police were looking for 50-year-old Antonio Gerardo Rodriguez after finding his girlfriend dead in her Laredo apartment earlier in the day. But when officers spot Rodriguez's vehicle, the suspect alle...

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UK PM May's election landslide in doubt as poll lead slips

However, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , a 68-year-old socialist peace campaigner, has been pulling big crowds at rallies across the country, brushing off warnings from opponents in his own party tha...

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Alabama kills 'Houdini' of death row after avoiding 7 executions

Arthur had already served five years for the 1977 murder of his sister-in-law and was out of jail on work release at the time. Alabama inmate Thomas "Tommy" Arthur was executed early Friday, the eig...

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France, India to cooperate in fighting climate change

Earlier on Thursday, Macron had told Trump in a telephone call that the Paris agreement could not be renegotiated, according to a statement from the French President's office. "It is not a future ...

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PM May's lead down to 5 points, model estimates 60-seat majority

PM May's lead down to 5 points, model estimates 60-seat majority

United Kingdom stocks advanced Thursday, getting a boost from a weaker pound, which slid back after another election poll showed a drop in support for Theresa May's governing Conservative Party. P...

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The Future of Iraq's Shiite Militias After ISIS' Defeat Letter From Mosul

The Future of Iraq's Shiite Militias After ISIS' Defeat Letter From Mosul

The officers say six attackers struck the base Monday morning. He paid tribute to Iraqi security forces and their coalition partners for trying to limit the impact of military operations to protect ...

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Labour pledges to create one million decent jobs

Encouraged by EU scapegoating from politicians and the media, voters were willing to take a gamble that leaving the European project would allow the United Kingdom to "take back control" and therefore...

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Trump calls for global coalition against terrorism, 'isolation' of Iran

Trump calls for global coalition against terrorism, 'isolation' of Iran

Also on Sunday, Melania Trump hailed Saudi Arabia's " empowerment of women " while speaking at a General Electric all-female service center. "It is a government that speaks openly of mass murder, ...

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Putin visits new Orthodox Church in Paris

French President Emmanuel Macron looks on as he visits an exhibition about Russian emperor Peter the Great at the Grand Trianon following a meeting with his Russian counterpart at the Versailles P...

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With hopes for peace uncertain, Trump to visit Israel

Tillerson's comments came after he was asked whether the president still believes Islam "hates us", as Trump said while campaigning, according to the Examiner. But the nations of the Middle East can...

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Trump shares positive feedback on Paris climate accord withdrawal

In Brussels, European Council President Donald Tusk said the EU is "stepping up our cooperation on climate change with China " following a summit with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. Mr Trump's Twitter...

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