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Trump Tells Confidants He's Pulling Out Of The Paris Climate Agreement

Trump Tells Confidants He's Pulling Out Of The Paris Climate Agreement

Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from the summit in the town of Taormina. "And I'm quite certain the president is wide open on this issue and he takes in the pros and cons of that accord", he said ....

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Minnesota Lawmakers Make Major Decisions on Budget Battle

Minnesota Lawmakers Make Major Decisions on Budget Battle

Gazelka, R-Nisswa, also noted that his caucus, which holds a slim one-seat advantage, is not at full strength and will need some DFL help to pass the remaining bills. "From a minority perspective, I t...

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Local speller to test skills at national competition

Local speller to test skills at national competition

Counting McKeegan, there will be 83 seventh-graders in the competition (28.5 percent of the field). She said she had trouble paying attention to other spellers while awaiting her turn previous year ...

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GOP health bill leaves 23 million uninsured, analysts say

According to the Congressional Budget Office , the number of uninsured people would increase by 14 million next year, and by 2026, 51 million USA citizens below age 65 will have no insurance, based o...

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Takeaways From Trump's First Foreign Trip As President

Takeaways From Trump's First Foreign Trip As President

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was more downbeat, calling the G-7 climate talks "very hard, if not to say, very unsatisfactory". A person familiar with the talks said six members of the Group of Se...

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Kushner Had Undisclosed Contacts With Russia Envoy

Kushner Had Undisclosed Contacts With Russia Envoy

Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny of Kushner began when intelligence reports of Flynn's contacts with Russians included mentions of US citizens, whose names were redacted because of USA pri...

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Garcia shuts out Giants, gets key hit in Braves' 2-0 win

Garcia shuts out Giants, gets key hit in Braves' 2-0 win

I'm not surprised by what he's doing". He was pitching great. Braves: 3B Adonis Garcia (Achilles strain) went 1 for 3 with a run and RBI in seven innings in his second rehab game at Triple-A Gwi...

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James passes Jordan as Cavaliers advance to finals

The result: Boston Celtics 102 (Avery Bradley 23, Gerald Green 14, Jae Crowder 11, Terry Rozier 10) lost to Cleveland Cavaliers 135 (LeBron James 35, Kyrie Irving 24, Kevin Love 15, Deron Williams ...

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Oregon clinches spot in Women's College World Series

Oregon clinches spot in Women's College World Series

Mercado got caught between third base and home plate for the second out, and Rhodes grounded out to stand two base runners in the top of the first inning. Elish would not get out of the sixth unscathe...

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Local residents react to passing of Gregg Allman

He rounded up drummers Jaimoe Johanson and Butch Trucks , guitarist Dickey Betts, bassist Berry Oakley and keyboardist Reese Wynans to form the band, but decided his brother would be a better fit...

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Republican health bill: 23M more uninsured; sick risk higher costs

Republican health bill: 23M more uninsured; sick risk higher costs

States can eliminate coverage for drugs, for mental health, for children's dental coverage , for maternity care, etc., while people with pre-existing conditions, the least able, could see their pre...

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Legendary musician Gregg Allman dies at 69

And songs like " Whipping Post ", " Ramblin' Man " and " Midnight Rider " spawned Southern rock, opening the doors for such stars as Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Marshall Tucker Band. "During that time, Gr...

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The Congressional Budget Office Has Scored Trumpcare 2.0, And It Wasn't Kind

That could involve providing money to insurance companies so they can contain customers' costs, and perhaps retaining Obama's individual mandate, which imposes tax penalties on people who go uninsured...

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NJ Republican: Who knows if my health care plan will kill anyone?

NJ Republican: Who knows if my health care plan will kill anyone?

Most of those losing coverage would be beneficiaries of Medicaid , the health care program for poor and disabled people, though people buying individual policies or getting coverage at work would...

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Trump promises climate decision next week after G7 stalemate

Trump promises climate decision next week after G7 stalemate

A source who has been in contact with people involved in the decision told Reuters a couple of meetings were planned with chief executives of energy companies and big corporations and others about t...

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US backs call for fight against protectionism in G-7 communique

US backs call for fight against protectionism in G-7 communique

As the G-7 summit came to a close yesterday, the six other members - Britain, France, Germany, Italy , Canada and Japan - renewed their commitment to the accord. His top economic and national securit...

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G7 summit talks open amid rising global crises

G7 summit talks open amid rising global crises

Leaders of the G7 group of rich nations are due to meet African heads of state for talks on the migrant crisis. Leaders of the world's rich nations braced for contentious talks with Donald Trump a...

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Texas House OKs budget but 'bathroom bill' still in limbo

Sen. Thune, who holds the third-ranking position in the Senate told The Hill , "I think there will be some authorities for states because, like the House, we want to give the states as much flexibi...

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Tillerson: Trump put 'pressure' on Netanyahu and Abbas to revive negotiations

Tillerson: Trump put 'pressure' on Netanyahu and Abbas to revive negotiations

President Abbas also offered his condolences to the "British Prime Minister and the British people". Mr Trump said: "So many young, beautiful, innocent people, living and enjoying their lives, m...

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Manchester attack arrests "significant", important items found

Government officials said almost 1,000 soldiers were deployed to Buckingham Palace, Parliament and other high-profile sites across the country. At Manchester Arena , the site of Grande's Monday n...

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Fans, musicians react to death of music legend Gregg Allman

Fans, musicians react to death of music legend Gregg Allman

Allman played his last concert in October as health problems forced him to cancel other 2016 shows. He was diagnosed with hepatitis C in 1999 and underwent a liver transplant in 2010 . He was 69 year...

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Jury selected for Bill Cosby's June 5 trial

Six of the 15 blacks dismissed from the jury pool summoned Monday were tossed based on their initial questionnaires. In the end two black jurors were selected: a woman who said she knew little about...

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Britain arrests 'large part' of Manchester attack network

Britain arrests 'large part' of Manchester attack network

A still-heartbroken Ariana Grande has broken her silence on the suicide bomb violence that ripped through her concert in Manchester, England , on Monday, telling the victims "I extend my hand and h...

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Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89

Mika Brzezinski made an announcement through Instagram , saying that her farther - a renowned political scientist and a diplomat - has "passed away peacefully". During the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis...

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World Leaders Blamed Donald Trump for Failure to Reach Climate Change Agreement

World Leaders Blamed Donald Trump for Failure to Reach Climate Change Agreement

Trump issued a tweet on Saturday, before the communique was even out, that he would make his final decision on the Paris climate deal next week. British environmentalists accused Donald Trump ...

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Video shows mudslide taking out a California highway

Video shows mudslide taking out a California highway

Several mudslides on Highway 1 have caused Big Sur to become isolated and hard to reach, but never fear, if you're willing to pay a hefty cost, Post Ranch Inn is now offering a helicopter package for ...

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Gregg Allman Of The Allman Brothers Band Dead At 69

Gregg Allman Of The Allman Brothers Band Dead At 69

At Rock House on Tybee Island , some other Allman Brothers fans shared their reactions with WJCL News. The band, which settled in Macon, home to their Capricorn Records label, crafted dozens of...

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Publicist: Music legend Gregg Allman has died

Jones), had a deep emotional power. His vocals, by turns squalling and brooding, took their cue from the anguished emoting of down-home blues singers like Elmore James, as well as more sophisticat...

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Trump In Sicily Ahead Of Group Of Seven Summit

Trump In Sicily Ahead Of Group Of Seven Summit

The U.S. president is due to return to Washington later on Saturday at the end of a nine-day tour of the Middle East and Europe - his first foreign trip since taking office. trade irritants. Trump'...

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Gianforte apologizes to reporter in acceptance speech

The House seat in Montana became vacant after Trump nominated Republican Rep. Ryan Zinke to become Secretary of the Interior. First things first though for Greg Gianforte , who has to deal with a...

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