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Trump to announce decision on global climate deal on Thursday

This led to the Kyoto Protocol and then the 2015 Paris Agreement . "But even if the government decides to leave the Paris agreement , it's very important for USA society as a whole - the cities, t...

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CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER Why Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and U.S. president Donald Trump hold a joint press conference in Bethlehem, on May 23, 2017. "Terrorism must be stopped or. The statement appeared to make Is...

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Kabul Truck Bomb Kills At Least 80 People, Injures Hundreds More

The explosives were hidden in a tanker truck used to clean out septic systems, said Najib Danish, deputy spokesman for the interior minister. Wednesday's blast was the latest in a string of attacks ...

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'Surrender or die': AFP warns ISIS-linked Maute terrorists in Marawi

'Surrender or die': AFP warns ISIS-linked Maute terrorists in Marawi

Contrary to news reports that militants have gained control of the city, Padilla stressed the government troops were "in full control" of the besieged city, "meaning to say we can control who comes ...

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China warns of 'global consensus' on tackling climate change

Doing business in China remains hard for many European companies and most are still being treated unfairly, a lobby group said Wednesday, undermining Beijing's claims that it welcomes foreign inve...

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Vladimir Putin calls allegations of Russian interference in U.S. election

Vladimir Putin calls allegations of Russian interference in U.S. election "fiction"

Dottori said that with the tensions now existing inside the Western bloc, he expected a strong opposition by Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel to President Trump's idea of a new déten...

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White House communications director Mike Dubke quits after 3 months

While the president has been tweeting Tuesday, saying Russian officials "must be laughing at the US & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News". That's because...

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Kabul bombing: Afghans blame Haqqani network and Pakistan

The other likely suspect is the Islamic State which has been making inroads in recent months and was responsible for a suicide bomb attack on a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convoy near the USA e...

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Former Trump Aide Boris Epshteyn Latest to Be Investigated in Russia Probe

Former Trump Aide Boris Epshteyn Latest to Be Investigated in Russia Probe

In a White House famous for self-interested leaks and self-promotion, Dubke embraced a behind-the-scenes role crafting the day's communications strategy and organizing background briefings with senior...

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Trump planning to pull USA out of Paris climate deal

Trump planning to pull USA out of Paris climate deal

As of Tuesday, 147 nations had ratified the Paris Agreement , representing more than 82 percent of global emissions, the U.N. chief said . The U.S. has agreed to reduce its emissions by 2025 to 26 p...

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Aftermath of Kabul blast that killed at least 90, left hundreds injured

A massive auto bomb that exploded on Wednesday in the area of the Afghani capital, Kabul, where embassies are located has taken at least 90 lives and wounded more than 400 others - mostly civilians. P...

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'Bones found' at search site for Matthew Leveson

'Bones found' at search site for Matthew Leveson

Matthew Leveson disappeared in September 2007. Leveson was last seen outside Sydney nightclub ARQ in September 2007 with Atkins, his boyfriend at the time. He took detectives to the potential bur...

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Chinese Activists Detained After Investigating Factory Making Ivanka Trump Shoes

The activists were working undercover at two factories in southern China, according to China Labor Watch , the New York-based advocacy group for which they were carrying out the investigation. Accord...

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Elon to dump Trump over climate bump

Elon to dump Trump over climate bump

California Rep. Nancy Pelosi says Trump is "denying scientific truths, removing safeguards that protect our health and our environment, protecting polluters and. "AGAIN!" the U.S. leader said in a tw...

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UN warns Trump against quitting Paris agreement

Trump faced considerable pressure to hold to the deal during visits with European leaders and Pope Francis on his recent trip overseas. She said: "MEPs from a number of parties came together to sh...

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Angry reaction to rumours Trump will pull out of Paris climate agreement

Angry reaction to rumours Trump will pull out of Paris climate agreement

Friends of the Earth said the action would "sacrifice our planet to the fossil fuel industry" and make America the world's "foremost climate villain". Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and top advis...

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Swedish prosecutors drop Julian Assange rape investigation

Swedish prosecutors drop Julian Assange rape investigation

And he no longer faces charges in Sweden. Swedish prosecutors dropped the rape investigation into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday, saying the investigation had not been able to proc...

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Portland stabbing hero goes home as mayor denounces white supremacist rally

Portland stabbing hero goes home as mayor denounces white supremacist rally

A Multnomah County grand jury will convene in the coming days to consider additional charges and federal authorities are still deciding whether to prosecute Christian for hate crimes. Fletcher and the...

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Trump Plans To Pull US From Paris Climate Accord

Trump Plans To Pull US From Paris Climate Accord

For his part, the president tweeted he would announce his decision in the coming days, leaving open the possibility for a change of mind. We'll see. So far, 147 parties representing more than 82 p...

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Cyclone Mora claims 7 lives in Bangladesh

No casualties were immediately reported. It struck the island of Saint Martin and Teknaf in the coastal Bangladeshi district of Cox's Bazar, where officials said some 200,000 people were evacuated ...

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On climate change, the United States 'has already jumped ship'

Nick Dearden, director of Global Justice Now, said: "Amidst the series of ill-informed and autocratic policies that Trump has enacted since coming to power, his decision to pull out of the Paris accor...

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Goldman Sachs admits it bought Venezuelan bonds

Goldman Sachs admits it bought Venezuelan bonds

Opponents of embattled President Nicolas Maduro say the move has given his government a financial lifeline. Venezuela's global reserves rose by $749 million on Thursday and Friday, reaching around $...

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Trump plans to pull US from Paris deal

After taking office, however, Mr. Trump faced pressure to stay in the deal from investors, global powers and business leaders, including some in the coal industry . Why Is the U.S. So Important to ...

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Trump communications director Dubke is leaving, white house says

Mr Mike Dubke "has expressed his desire to leave the White House", Mr Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway said on Fox News, confirming an earlier report by Axios that Mr Dubke tendered his resignati...

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Donald Trump poised to announce decision on Paris climate change deal

Donald Trump poised to announce decision on Paris climate change deal

Trump said he would make the announcement at 12.30 am (3 pm local time) at the White House . If, or when, President Trump does back away from the worldwide agreement, climate experts say there are...

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President Trump's Communications Director Mike Dubke Has Resigned

Reportedly of particular interest to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which is investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian government, is Kushner's desire to base the...

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Musk to quit advisory if Trump pulls out of Paris climate pact

Musk to quit advisory if Trump pulls out of Paris climate pact

Tech billionaire Elon Musk says he'll have no choice but to leave his posts on the White House's advisory councils if President Donald Trump decides to withdraw from the landmark Paris climate a...

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May Avoids Debate As Labour Cuts Tory Lead

Mr Corbyn also highlighted his plans to end the public sector pay cap and introduce a £10 an hour living wage by 2020. As polls continue to shift in the run-up to the United Kingdom's June 8 electio...

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Explosion at corn milling plant rocks Wisconsin town

Reports confirm that at least one person has died from the blast, and multiple others were injured. The sheriff says there are also two known employees still missing at this point. "We've had multiple...

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Trump's communications director set to leave W.House -Trump adviser

U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, a top Democrat on the intelligence committee, claimed that Flynn misled Pentagon officials about his income from Russian businesses when he tried to renew his security clear...

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