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Trump Nears Break With Climate Accord: Business Leaders React

Trump Nears Break With Climate Accord: Business Leaders React

President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw the USA from the Paris Agreement . Trump told Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt , a key advocate for exiting the United Na...

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Trump Slams Kushner Russia Back-Channel Reports As 'Fake News'

Trump Slams Kushner Russia Back-Channel Reports As 'Fake News'

He unleashed a flurry of tweets, lashing out at what he called the "fake news" media. Frustrated with what he views as his team's inability to push back against the drumbeat of new revelations, Trum...

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Trump pulling out of climate deal

The UN secretary-general recently urged President Donald Trump to keep the United States in the Paris climate agreement , warning that withdrawal could undermine USA national security and the eco...

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'Islamic State using women fighters in Mosul'

'Islamic State using women fighters in Mosul'

The city's eastern half was declared liberated in January, and the push for the city's western section, separated from the east by the Tigris River, began the following month. The attack was the first...

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White House official quits amid tensions

Cohen did not respond to Reuters' request to comment. The notion of world leaders calling each other up via cellphone may seem unremarkable in the modern, mobile world. Daily White House briefings h...

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"It was not innocent" | Macron speaks on long handshake with Trump

But as a 39-year-old who has never held elected office, Macron clearly was excited about the appearance with the USA president, which cemented his status as a new global player - and as a formidable h...

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Clinton Says She Was 'Right' About 'Vast Russia Conspiracy'; Investigations Ongoing

Hillary Clinton has a hunch about Donald Trump's mysterious tweet, " covfefe ". Asked by a moderator who those individuals might be, Clinton said: "We're getting more information about all of t...

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House Intelligence Committee issues seven subpoenas

NY [U.S.], May31:: Former national security adviser Michael Flynn has agreed to provide documents to the Senate intelligence committee, in connection with the probe into Russia's meddling in the 2...

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European Union not looking to sanctions if United States quits climate deal-Canete

And Sweden's Climate Minister Isabella Lovin says "it would be deeply regrettable" if the United States decides to pull out of a landmark global climate agreement, adding "it is also contrary to what ...

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Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in 'friendly fire'

Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in 'friendly fire'

Philippine officials revealed on Thursday that their military forces had suffered a heavy setback in their fight against Islamist militants in Marawi City after a plane missed its bombing target an...

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Top senator calls for removal of Turkey's US ambassador

Top senator calls for removal of Turkey's US ambassador

USA officials have criticized the Turkish government over violence outside its ambassador's residence in Washington. Washington authorities said they had "very good video " and were confident they ...

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China detains activist who probed Ivanka Trump shoe factory

Hua Haifeng was working undercover for the US-based China Labor Watch (CLW), which said he had witnessed examples of forced overtime and wage violations, BBC reported today. China Labor Watch's inv...

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Jeremy Corbyn agrees to take part in live televised debate

The debate, organized by the BBC , will have the Liberal Democrats, UK Independence Party, Scottish National Party, Green Party and Plaid Cymru (Party of Wales) also participating, while Home Secre...

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India waiting with open arms for German investments: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today backed German Chancellor Angela Merkel's "strong leadership" in uniting the European Union at a time when the economic grouping was showing signs of strain p...

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Donald Trump bats back 'Fake News' about Russia, Germany

National security adviser H.R. McMaster told reporters on Saturday that so-called back-channeling was not unusual. "It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated ...

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Theresa May slammed for no-show in noisy and ill-tempered election debate

Mrs May, who backed Remain in the referendum, will say she believes Brexit provides an opportunity to make the UK more global and outward-looking - a Britain alive with possibilities, more confident i...

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White House official: Trump expected to pull out of Paris climate deal

C2ES, an NGO, said it would run full page ads in Thursday's New York Times and Wall Street Journal that feature 25 USA companies urging the president to make a last minute decision to stay inside ...

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China's Li: fighting climate change is 'global consensus'

The Republican vowed at the time to "cancel" the Paris deal within 100 days of becoming president on January 20, part of an effort to bolster USA oil and coal industries. He didn't speculate as to w...

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US President Donald Trump hits back at Germany after awkward trade summit

For Trump, the domestic politics of a Merkel feud are simple, with little downside. "We have a MASSIVE trade deficit with Germany , plus they pay FAR LESS than they should on North Atlantic Treaty ...

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Life sentence upheld for Westlake grad who operated illicit Silk Road

Life sentence upheld for Westlake grad who operated illicit Silk Road

District Judge Katherine B. Forrest in Manhattan, TechCrunch noted . In their opinion, Second Circuit appellate court judges questioned the "social utility" of harsh sentences for trafficking illic...

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Activist investigating Chinese factory making Ivanka Trump shoes arrested, two others vanish

Ivanka Trump's company, which manufactures apparel, handbags, and shoes , faced backlash in April after it was reported that workers who produce its merchandise in Chinese factories earn little mor...

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Clinton jokes covfefe 'a hidden message to the Russians'

Clinton jokes covfefe 'a hidden message to the Russians'

She suggested that President Trump and his allies were using Twitter and other social media to sidetrack Americans' attention from the investigations into the influence of Russian Federation during th...

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Afghan capital mourns victims of truck bomb blast as anger swirls

The explosion went off at rush hour near Zanbaq square, in Kabul's 10th district, close to shops and restaurants, as well as government offices and foreign embassies. As thousands more Afghans mourn...

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German FM plays down spat with US

In a tweet early this morning, Mr Trump criticised the Russia probes, writing: "Russian officials must be laughing at the USA & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over th...

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Hastings' Amber Rudd to stand in for PM at BBC election debate

But today he threw down the gauntlet and said it was "ridiculous" he wouldn't have the chance to debate her before next week's general election . "Theresa May got Amber Rudd to take her place on la...

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Call me maybe _ on my cellphone

Call me maybe _ on my cellphone

He also said it is possible that the number Mr Trump is giving to world leaders rings someone else's phone , who then transfers the call to the president, a system which could protect Mr Trump from a...

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National Security Adviser to Jimmy Carter Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89

To the world, the Polish-born Brzezinski was a steely, opinionated power in the Carter White House , from 1977 to 1981, who left a big footprint in world affairs. He became a naturalized U.S. citizen...

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Trump gets twisted up in his own weird Russia logic

US privacy laws and intelligence regulations require that Americans' names picked up in foreign communications intercepts be concealed unless senior officials request them to be disclosed for intellig...

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Bolton: Trump's Saudi Speech a Good Start - Now Action Must Follow

Bolton: Trump's Saudi Speech a Good Start - Now Action Must Follow

Khlood Mohammed, 25, a Saudi student, said she was pleasantly surprised, particularly by Trump's acknowledgment of Saudi efforts to fight terrorism. The two ladies had also arrived in Saudi Arabia ...

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At least 31 killed, 69 wounded in massive Daesh bombings in Baghdad

Armed groups under the umbrella of the majority-Shiite Muslim Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), also called Al-Hashd Al-Shaabi, have strategically pushed westward, battling the remains of ISIS' self-...

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