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World upholds climate pact, lambastes Trump

Many Christian green advocates also expressed frustration with comments made Friday by Vice President Mike Pence, a well-known evangelical. "Climate change is real", Musk wrote on Twitter . After a...

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London mayor on Trump tweets: 'I really don't care'

In a true shocker, the inexplicably employed CNN contributor and cyborgian Trump loyalist defended Trump's attack on the mayor of a city recovering from a terrorist attack. "I don't think we should ...

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White House, allies scramble for ways to counter Comey

White House, allies scramble for ways to counter Comey

According to Comey's memo, Trump told Comey, "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". Of course, the opposite happened. He once blamed the FBI's challenge in re...

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White House Press Briefing Sarah Sanders 6/5/17 LIVE STREAM

Trump's tweets could cause him additional headaches in court, as the Justice Department has tried to distance itself from the original order in defending the new one. Later that morning, Conway hinted...

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Sadiq Khan criticises cuts to London's policing budget

Detectives are still working to identify the third attacker. As with previous assaults on London and Manchester, the Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the latest United Kingdom atta...

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Vote 2017: Tories buy Google advertisement to defend 'dementia tax'

Vote 2017: Tories buy Google advertisement to defend 'dementia tax'

Mr Streeting said: "The Conservative policy on social care is a complete shambles and has caused millions of pensioners to worry". But as Labour's senior figures say - and senior Conservatives ...

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Trump criticizes German trade surplus, again

Trump criticizes German trade surplus, again

The White House is shooting down reports in a German newspaper that President Donald Trump told leaders in Europe he would stop German auto sales to the U.S. In the wake of the "barbaric" Manchester...

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Deadly attacks turn UK election into vote on security

Deadly attacks turn UK election into vote on security

But in recent weeks, the Conservative leader has seen her popularity wane as the political debate shifted from European Union membership to domestic policy and her own record on security. So it is c...

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Louisiana House leaders want to pare spending in budget deal

Louisiana House leaders want to pare spending in budget deal

The budget provides about $300 million to continue pay raises for many frontline caseworkers, including the 800 or so who were hired after an emergency order previous year. "Are we just adding to the ...

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Comey will stop short of saying Trump obstructed justice in Flynn probe

On Thursday, Comey will get a chance to fill in some of the blanks with his own account. Trump and Comey interact publicly for the first time since Trump's inauguration two days earlier, during an...

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Head of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation: I believe Trump is committed to alliance

Head of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation: I believe Trump is committed to alliance

He changed his mind after meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in April, when NATO's leaders assured him the group would turn its attention to combating terror groups such as ISIS. I...

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White House won't say if Trump has confidence in AG Sessions

As of 9 p.m. ET Tuesday, the White House still was unable to say whether or not the President backs his attorney general, a White House official said. Before his recusal from the Russian Federation in...

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Donald Trump, Saudi King discuss terror, regional unity

Donald Trump, Saudi King discuss terror, regional unity

In a series of early-morning tweets, Trump appeared to endorse the accusation that the small, gas-rich kingdom funds terrorist groups, a serious allegation against a strategic US partner that hosts a ...

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United States intelligence says Russian hackers set off Qatar diplomatic crisis

United States intelligence says Russian hackers set off Qatar diplomatic crisis

President Donald Trump again undercut officials in his own administration on Tuesday by blasting out a series of tweets that cheered Arab states isolating Qatar - and possibly encouraged them to kee...

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Jordan downgrades ties with Qatar amid escalating split in Arab world

Saudi Arabia said it was cutting ties due to Qatar's "embrace of various terrorist and sectarian groups aimed at destabilizing the region", including the Muslim Brotherhood , al-Qaida , the Islami...

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Casino assailant motivated by gambling debts, not terrorism

GUNMAN'S KIN. NCRPO Director Oscar Albayalde presents the family of Jessie Carlos in a press conference at Remington Hotel, Pasay City on June 4, 2017. Carlos, does not possess the making of a terrori...

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Labour manifesto includes fees ban, rent controls and minimum tenancies

Labour manifesto includes fees ban, rent controls and minimum tenancies

The party's manifesto for the June 8 General Election envisages extra spending totalling £48.6 billion to pay for priorities like pumping £6 billion a year into schools, £7 billion into health and soc...

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Trump and Sessions have had heated exchanges

Every Trump tweet , no matter how reckless, destructive or lie-filled, is an on-the-record declaration by America's commander-in-chief. At a briefing with reporters earlier today , White House ...

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CRPF DG visits Kashmir, interacted with 45 Battalion CRPF Sumbal

CRPF DG visits Kashmir, interacted with 45 Battalion CRPF Sumbal

Police and paramilitary troopers fought together to thwart the pre-dawn attack on the CRPF 45 Battalion camp. Gandhi said it was imperative for the government to address the crisis and that it "corr...

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Donald Trump appears to support isolation of Qatar

It's not yet clear whether the USA has tracked the hackers in the Qatar incident to Russian criminal organizations or to the Russian security services blamed for the U.S. Qatar said that report and th...

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Iranian foreign minister to visit Turkey on Wednesday

A group of Arab nations led by Saudi Arabia and Egypt cut ties with Qatar on June 5, accusing the gas-rich Gulf country of supporting extremism, while a number of regional and global actors, including...

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Will Trump block Comey testimony? White House does not know yet

Comey is expected to testify about his own conversations with the president, including one in which Trump allegedly asked him to dial back the FBI's investigation into former national security adv...

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Qatari ambassador: 'Stories about Qatar financing terrorism are

Qataris crowded into supermarkets to stock up on goods, fearing shortages. Trump said he'd told the kings, presidents and prime ministers that funding "Radical Ideology" can't be tolerated, and "L...

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Julie Bishop Confirms Two Australians Killed In London Terror Attack

Nanny Sara Zelenak , from Brisbane , was confirmed as the second Australian to have lost her life after nurse Kirsty Boden and five others. Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull has rea...

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Sessions offered to resign amid rift with Trump

Tensions have flared so much between President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions that Sessions reportedly suggested that he should resign. So a new Twitter account is automatically...

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Senators to ask about Trump pushback on Russia investigation

Senators to ask about Trump pushback on Russia investigation

Can Trump stop or block Comey from testifying? Asked about Comey's testimony earlier yesterday, Trump just said, " I wish him luck ". The Justice Department announced the Georgia woman's arrest M...

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London terror attacks: Who were the attackers?

London terror attacks: Who were the attackers?

Metropolitan Police said 12 people have been detained in connection with Saturday's attack, though two of them were since released. Another Australian woman, Sara Zelenak, has been reported missing si...

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Donald Trump pushes Gulf unity in call with Saudi king

Kuwait's emir, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jabe Al-Sabah, urged Qatar to "exercise self-restraint and refrain from steps that would escalate the situation" while plans for Kuwait's mediation are fo...

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Republican officials from 16 states back Trump in travel ban fight

In the states' brief, filed on Monday, Texas Solicitor General Scott Keller wrote that the executive order does not mention religion at all and distinguishes people based only on nationality. But some...

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Trump's attitude to Qatar crisis has profound implications

Trump's attitude to Qatar crisis has profound implications

The minister said that "achieving regional stability and security, consensus among Arabs over policies that are prone to end the crises of the region and collective efforts to protect the national sta...

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Russian Federation probe: Subpoenas to get Flynn to talk

Russian Federation probe: Subpoenas to get Flynn to talk

The House Intelligence Committee is preparing to issue subpoenas to President Trump's former national security advisor, Michael Flynn , according to the committee's ranking Democrat, following the ...

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Following London Bridge Attack, Security Concerns Dominate UK Election

Following London Bridge Attack, Security Concerns Dominate UK Election

He had been known previously to police and MI5, police said on Monday night. London's Metropolitan police, after Saturday's attack, informed Italian authorities of Zaghba's involvement in the at...

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Mayor hits back at 'ill-informed' Trump over tweets about attack

Mayor hits back at 'ill-informed' Trump over tweets about attack

Khan's spokesman said he was too busy to respond to Trump's "ill-informed" tweet and Khan later told the BBC that "some people thrive on feud and division". While she did avoid condemning the presiden...

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Backed Forces Launch Attack on ISIL Capital, Raqqa

The mainly-Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces ( SDF ) announced the start of a long-awaited siege on ISIS stronghold Raqqa, Syria one week after the United States confirmed delivery of arms to it. G...

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Israel, Palestinian Leaders 'Assured Me' They're Ready for 'Peace'

Israel, Palestinian Leaders 'Assured Me' They're Ready for 'Peace'

Under a 1990s law passed by Congress, the president must move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem or the State Department loses half its funding for overseas facilities. However, every president since has...

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United States military praises Qatar, despite Trump tweet

On Monday, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia , Egypt, the United Arab Emirates , as well as Yemen, the interim government of Libya, the Republic of Mauritius and the Maldives announced cutting diplomatic relati...

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Woman encouraged boyfriend to kill himself, US court told

Opening statements in the case of a woman accused of encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself via text messages are set to begin Tuesday, after the defendant waived her right to a jury, just as j...

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Russian hackers 'planted false story' behind Mideast crisis

Trump on Tuesday hinted that the "hard line" with Qatar was partly a result of his tour of the region in May. Trump's broadside came as Kuwait's ruler flew to Saudi Arabia in a bid to resolve the wo...

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3rd suspect named in London Bridge attack

The move by the imams and the religious leaders came as senior Muslims and community leaders said they would redouble efforts to root out extremism in their communities after the attack in London . P...

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Comey to testify in Russian Federation investigation next week

Comey to testify in Russian Federation investigation next week

A risky argument is now being put forward by some Democratic ideologues: namely that President Trump should be indicted for the crime of obstructing justice because he fired FBI Director James Comey ...

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