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Bloomberg says US does not need Washington to fulfil Paris agreement

In Durham, Mayor Bill Bell several years ago signed the U.S. Conference of Mayors' climate-protection agreement. "As a city , we remain dedicated to getting to 100 percent renewable energy by 202...

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Portland Hero Meets With Teenage Girl He Stood Up For

Portland Hero Meets With Teenage Girl He Stood Up For

Taliesin died a hero, like many other Americans who have died defending freedom. You got no safe place! On April 29, Christian participated in a right-wing "March for Free Speech" on 82nd Avenue i...

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GOP Sen. Not Optimistic Senate Will Approve O'care Replacement This Year

In the Senate, they have the majority by two votes. "They have forgotten about the middle class, they've forgotten about infrastructure, they've forgotten about the people who voted for Donald Trump...

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Triangle cities join revolt against U.S. withdrawal from climate pact

Triangle cities join revolt against U.S. withdrawal from climate pact

He called Trump's withdrawal from the pact a "mistake". But across the top three cable news networks, the focus Thursday centered more on the political ramifications of Trump's decision than the e...

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Ex-Penn State Officials Sentenced in Jerry Sandusky Scandal

Ex-Penn State Officials Sentenced in Jerry Sandusky Scandal

It has been a stunning downfall for Spanier, 68, who had spoken publicly about his own history of being abused as a child by his father, who beat him severely. Spanier was also a fascinating character...

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David Gergen: Kushner Might Want to Take Leave of Absence

David Gergen: Kushner Might Want to Take Leave of Absence

Gergen went on to describe how Kushner's influence in the White House seems to have weakened. "He discussed opening a secret line of communications that could be monitored by Russian intelligence ...

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Woman recalls OR train stabbing victim's final words

Woman recalls OR train stabbing victim's final words

That's what liberalism gets you. Authorities say Christian started verbally abusing two young women, including one wearing a hijab. If you have an 11-year-old who has a hard time understanding the...

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Russians Discussed 'Derogatory' Info They Had on Trump During 2016 Campaign

Russians Discussed 'Derogatory' Info They Had on Trump During 2016 Campaign

One of the sources said the information was financial in nature, which could either be some sort of embarrassing proof that Trump isn't as rich as he says he is, or could be embarrassing because it sh...

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House Intelligence Committee issues subpoenas for Flynn, Cohen

Another senior committee aide said any subpoenas related to the unmasking issue would have been sent by committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes , R-Calif., who recused himself from the Russian Federation...

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Trump Has Made the 2020 Election a Referendum on Climate Change

Trump Has Made the 2020 Election a Referendum on Climate Change

The states of California, New York and Washington also established an alliance - called the U.S. Climate Alliance - to uphold the commitments mandated in the accord, as well as those in former P...

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Putin: Claims of Russian Interference in Trump Election 'Remind Me of anti-Semitism'

Russian President Vladimir Putin said hackers trying to influence last year's U.S. election could have been from anywhere, questioning findings by American intelligence that Russia was behind the op...

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Americans Increasingly Think Their Health Care Will Get Worse

Almost half of those surveyed said they think their families' health costs will get worse under the replacement plan, up from 28 percent who said so in December. Independents are more favorable toward...

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Trump says Israelis and Arabs share 'common cause' against Iran

President Donald Trump opened his first visit to Israel Monday, a two-day stop aimed at testing the waters for jumpstarting the dormant Middle East peace process. However, he did say certain things ...

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Man killed during fight in San Francisco's Russian Hill

Man killed during fight in San Francisco's Russian Hill

Andrew Borden, of Wisconsin, was also a guest at the hotel early Friday. Around 2:15am, a verbal altercation between the man and multiple suspects became physical. Woolner is a suburb of Darwin, loc...

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Earth to Trump: You Are On Your Own

Earth to Trump: You Are On Your Own

But Trump also pledged to "ensure that the United States remains the world leader on environmental issues". France said it would work with USA states and cities - some of which have broken wit...

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Clinton and Trump are at each other's throats again

Therriault also stated that Clinton used the DNC as a "laundering vehicle" pointing out that " many flaws in DNC systems could have been avoided/fixed if [the] campaign didn't starve us for resources...

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Putin ridicules US focus on Russian ambassador's contacts with Trump's team

Putin also said that United States' intelligence agencies blaming Russian Federation for the interference "reminds me of anti-Semitism and blaming the Jews". They are investing in our country, we ar...

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China detains activist investigating Ivanka Trump shoe factory

But the group says that over the weekend, two of its investigators in China disappeared and one was arrested there, raising yet another set of questions regarding the ethics of having a presidential...

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

Also among those to criticise Mr Trump was European Council president Donald Tusk, who said the USA had made "a big mistake". Putin said Russia's economic recovery had entered a new phase, with t...

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Justice Department Turns to High Court to Reinstate Travel Ban

The " Executive Order Protecting The Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into The United States" specifically cites the president's authority to suspend refugee entries for 120 days granted by the U....

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Students walk out of Mike Pence's commencement address

Students walk out of Mike Pence's commencement address

The Catholic university traditionally invites the current USA president of the United States to give the commencement address during his first year in office. Pence delivered his speech while Trump...

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Texas GOP reaches deal on 'bathroom bill'

The latest showdown over transgender bathrooms, which emerged as one of the hardest-fought issues of the 2017 legislative session, began Sunday night, when a House Republican proposed amending Sena...

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Vladimir Putin likens claims of Russian meddling in US election to anti-Semitism

As Kelly noted that lawyers are certainly not welcome most of the time , Putin made another observation on Modi's neutral remarks. Vladimir Putin stated that industrial output in Russian Fe...

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Trump in Israel to revive peace process

Drive them out of your holy land, and drive them out of this Earth!... Calling terrorists "the foot soldiers of evil", the president added, "If we do not stand in uniform condemnation of this killi...

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US President Donald Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal

American corporate leaders have also appealed to the businessman-turned-president to stay in the pact. "The U.S. traditionally has been an absolute leader on the climate agenda, certainly in the las...

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3 men found shot dead at East Texas auto dealership

3 men found shot dead at East Texas auto dealership

Officials said the two men - now identified as Corpus Christi residents Fidel Garcia and Gabriel Bernal - had pursued Ramon Michael Hutchinson since March. Greenville Police have not yet issued a fina...

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Comey to Testify Trump Strong-Armed Him on Flynn Probe

Comey to Testify Trump Strong-Armed Him on Flynn Probe

According to CNN , sources close to Comey suggest that his testimony could reveal that Trump tried to pressure him to end the FBI's investigation of his campaign's ties to Russian Federation, thus...

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Majority of Americans disapprove of GOP health care plan

Nearly half of the public, 49 percent, holds favorable views of the ACA, while 42 percent have negative views, which are among the law's most positive ratings tracked in polls by the nonpartisan Kais...

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Niece of man killed in explosion 'devastated'

Niece of man killed in explosion 'devastated'

Investigators are still trying to figure out what caused the explosion. Firefighters also had responded to a fire at the facility two days before the blast, although it's too soon to know whether the ...

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NC House committee makes clear budget differences with Senate

But Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick - who has spent months championing far-reaching restrictions on bathroom use - had said the amendment's "ambiguous language" didn't "appear to do much". He will not push for...

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