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Dumped by Trump, Remaining TPP Nations Vow to Forge Ahead

President Donald Trump's switch to an "America First" agenda. The current turmoil over global trade negotiations was laid bare at the meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation (APEC) forum...

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House intel subpoenas Trump's personal attorney

Flynn plans to produce documents by next week. The committee aide, who wasn't authorized to discuss the issue and spoke only on condition of anonymity, said the action would have been taken without ag...

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At least 90 killed in Kabul explosion near foreign embassies

The bomb was detonated near Zanbaq Square outside the "Green Zone", according to the NATO-led Resolute Support mission, which adds that Afghan security forces kept the auto bomb from entering the Gree...

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Deadly Kabul blast kills dozens, wounds hundreds

Deadly Kabul blast kills dozens, wounds hundreds

Numerous victims appear to be civilians , including women and children. "Everywhere was on fire and so many people were in critical condition". Hospitals frantically appealed for blood donation. Clos...

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After Just Three Months, Trump's Communications Director Says: I'm Out

Jared Kushner, an Orthodox Jew whose wife Ivanka is one of Trump's five children, is a real estate and media tycoon who was appointed senior White House adviser, with a wide-ranging remit which...

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May boycotts TV debate despite Labour challenge

This has meant the Prime Minister has been questioned repeatedly about why she won't attend, but she claims she'll be answering questions "up and round the country" instead. The veteran left-winger's ...

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Trump expected to delay US embassy move to Jerusalem

Trump said during his campaign that he would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, as its government has called for, but unnamed senior officials in his administration claim that although he still ...

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Louis reaction mixed to possible withdrawal from Paris climate deal

Louis reaction mixed to possible withdrawal from Paris climate deal

On Wednesday, however, the St. Louis-based company said it would support the decision to withdraw, arguing that the targeted reductions in greenhouse gas emissions - which would amount to 26 to 28 per...

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U.S. stages successful test of ICBM defence system

U.S. stages successful test of ICBM defence system

After the United States military successfully tested a new type of anti-missile rocket Tuesday, North Korea leader Kim Jong Un remained defiant, issuing another in his series of grave warnings to the ...

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Canadian government committed to climate deal as U.S. threatens to flee

Canadian government committed to climate deal as U.S. threatens to flee

Musk previously argued that remaining on the White House's Strategic and Policy Forum and its manufacturing council gives him leverage with an administration overtly hostile to his own clean ener...

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President Trump Takes The Lead And Stuns At NATO Summit

Amusing thing, though: On his first foreign trip as president, the one-time isolationist found forgiveness and bonhomie from leaders and nations he trolled during the 2016 campaign. inked a $110 billi...

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Floods, mudslides in Sri Lanka following heavy rains

Floods, mudslides in Sri Lanka following heavy rains

With more rain expected on Monday, rescuers were racing to evacuate villagers from the most vulnerable areas and emergency teams were rushing to distribute aid to almost half a million people driven o...

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Foreign aid arrives as toll exceeds 200

Foreign aid arrives as toll exceeds 200

More than 600,000 people remain temporarily homeless after the landslides and floods, the worst to hit Sri Lanka in 14 years. "About 30-40% of this disaster is due to illegal constructions". Japan s...

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Trump communications chief Dubke leaving, White House says

Trump communications chief Dubke leaving, White House says

Indeed, Dubke offered his resignation before the president's departure, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway told The Associated Press , but offered to stay on during the trip . President Trum...

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Leaving climate deal likely wouldn't add US jobs

Leaving climate deal likely wouldn't add US jobs

The White House Rose Garden. Canada can't be in bed with Trump on projects like the Keystone XL pipeline, period", said Cameron Fenton, 350.org's communications manager for Canada. Democrats had been ...

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USA slaps sanctions on Venezuela Supreme Court judges

Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets in the South American nation of 30 million in protest against the Maduro's government, demanding elections, freedom for jailed activists, fore...

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Trump Is Worried About The Trade Deficit With Germany

Trump Is Worried About The Trade Deficit With Germany

Donald Trump has critcised Germany in an early-morning tweet, complaining about the trade deficit between Europe's largest economy and the US. "It is true that we have a hard situation in relatio...

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House Russia investigators subpoena Flynn, Cohen

Cohen, known within the Trump Organization as Donald Trump's " pit bull ", had previously received an "invitation to provide information and testimony" to the committee, which has no legal bearing. Th...

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Musk to quit advisory panels if Trump withdraws from climate deal

Musk to quit advisory panels if Trump withdraws from climate deal

Franken's comments came as news emerged Wednesday that Mr. Trump was close to a final decision on whether to withdraw the US from the accord, which set goals for reducing global carbon emissions. Jo...

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Huge explosion kills 80 in Kabul's diplomatic district, Indian embassy safe

Huge explosion kills 80 in Kabul's diplomatic district, Indian embassy safe

MAY 3: A powerful rush-hour blast targeting a foreign forces convoy near USA embassy and NATO HQ kills 8, wounds 28 MARCH 8: Gunmen disguised as doctors storm nation's largest military hospital in ...

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Activists Investigating Ivanka Trump's Factory Disappear in China

Activists Investigating Ivanka Trump's Factory Disappear in China

An activist investigating working conditions at a supplier for Ivanka Trump's brand in China has been detained, his NGO said Wednesday, putting another spotlight on Chinese business activities l...

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Russia turfs 2 Estonian diplomats in tit-for-tat move

Russia turfs 2 Estonian diplomats in tit-for-tat move

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said at that time that this decision had nothing to do with the work of the Russian diplomats and was a result of Moldova's inner political struggl...

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Nowhere to go for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh after cyclone wrecks camps

Cyclone Roanu hit the southern coast of Bangladesh past year, leaving 20 people dead and forcing half a million to flee their homes. At least five persons were killed in Bangladesh after Cyclone ...

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Philippine leader slams Chelsea Clinton over rape criticism

He later apologised and said he meant no disrespect to women or rape victims.He said he would not tolerate abuses but joked that if any soldier was to rape three women, "I will admit it, that's on me"...

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Trump pulling U.S. out of Paris climate deal, reports say

But a tweet from Trump in 2012 claimed climate change was a big hoax "created by and for the Chinese in order to make USA manufacturing non-competitive". Trump promised during his 2016 campaign th...

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Iranian Ambassador in Afghanistan Not Injured in Kabul Blast

The U.S. Embassy in Kabul has issued a fresh security alerts for its citizens in Afghanistan after as many as 80 people were killed and several others injured in a suicide vehicle bomb attack in ...

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June 8 Poll: Theresa May Defends UK Political Debate Boycott

Gulf News also reported that the recent debate between May and Labor Party leader Jeremy Corbyn may not bear any significant effect on the result of the upcoming election since it ended with no c...

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Kashmiri people defy Indian imposed curfew on 1st day of Ramadan

He said in other parts of the Valley, restrictions under Section 144 remained in force and there was ban on assembly of more than five people at a single place. All business establishments including s...

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Comey to reveal Trump pressure on probe

Trump is expected to meet Pistole at the White House on Tuesday afternoon, USA Today reported , citing his former colleague. He later joined and ran the Enron Task Force. The Comey associate, who was...

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Trump expected to leave climate deal - but with 'caveats'

Trump expected to leave climate deal - but with 'caveats'

If this language frustrates Trump enough, he could opt to withdraw from the more foundational United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, which laid the groundwork for the Paris deal, a...

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