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UN warns Trump against quitting Paris Climate Deal

UN warns Trump against quitting Paris Climate Deal

It was the first legally binding global climate deal. "Generations of Americans will suffer the destructive effects of Trump's greedy, selfish, and immoral decision", Steyer predicted. "There is a m...

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As US weighs climate pullout, UN wants world to be more ambitious

That means the United States could stay in the accord and choose not to hit its goals or stay in the pact but adjust its targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. "His views are evolving whic...

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White House will stop taking questions about Trump, Russia investigation

Shortly after Mr Trump's remarks, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly made the rounds of Sunday television news shows to praise any so-called back channel communications, especially with Russian Fe...

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White House official: Trump plans to pull US from Paris climate accord

White House official: Trump plans to pull US from Paris climate accord

This decision to withdraw now sees the US join Nicaragua and Syria as the only two countries not in favor of it. But there are virtually no signs he plans to remain in the agreement as it now stan...

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South Africa's MTN says Turkcell lawsuit has no legal merit

South Africa's MTN says Turkcell lawsuit has no legal merit

Lodged in 2013, the latest lawsuit is Turkcell's fifth and the first in South Africa, and follows on an attempt to invoke a 1789 Alien Tort Statute in the US. Turkcell is accusing MTN of corruption by...

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May could lose majority in United Kingdom parliament - YouGov study in The Times

The election data is based on a complex model and suggests the Prime Minister's gamble of calling a snap election in the hope of a landslide win could backfire spectacularly. The YouGov poll for ...

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Syria civilians must be protected from airstrikes — United Nations rights chief

The latest strike came as the UN urged all nations bombing jihadist targets in Syria to distinguish between civilian and military targets. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported ...

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White House mulls 'war room' amid Russian Federation crisis

Mr Trump described news reports based on White House leaks as "fabricated lies made up by #FakeNews media". "I know that some administration officials are saying 'well, that's standard procedure...

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UN urges nations to push for implementing climate pact

Such a move would be a major break from worldwide partners that would isolate the United States in global efforts to curb global warming. Guterres said in that speech that "it would be very importan...

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UK Labour chief challenges PM Theresa May to debate as race tightens

Rudd tried to downplay the overwhelming criticism by branding the opposition parties as a "coalition of chaos". Curtice, a professor of politics at the University of Strathclyde, said there are st...

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Trump should stay the course on new policy to contain Iran

Trump should stay the course on new policy to contain Iran

None of Trump's predecessors has had that kind of power, and Trump has even less. In further insults to the kingdom, Khamenei said that the Muslim world is now in a lot of danger because of the Saud...

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Pakistan summons Deputy High Commissioner, condemns unprovoked firing

Pakistan summons Deputy High Commissioner, condemns unprovoked firing

At least five soldiers of Pakistan Army were killed and six others were injured in firing by Indian Army along the Line of Control (LoC) on Thursday, June 1. Reports say that Pakistan has been constan...

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Man City signs goalkeeper Moraes for $45M from Benfica

Man City signs goalkeeper Moraes for $45M from Benfica

Ederson's deal with Benfica involves third-party ownership of his economic rights, with previous club Rio Ave thought to hold a 50 per cent stake, and that must be resolved before he formally joi...

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India opens longest bridge on China border

India opens longest bridge on China border

According to reports, to cross over to Sadiya near the Lohit border in Arunachal, will take 30-minutes, reducing the travel time by four hours. The bridge also opens new road for the high quality gi...

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Trump delays moving US Embassy to Jerusalem for now

Israel's prime minister says the USA decision not to move its embassy to Jerusalem has hurt the prospects for peace with the Palestinians . And Israelis seemed to have gotten used to that reality, ...

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South Korea fires warning shots at North after `drone´ crosses border

The spokesman also said that South Korea is "dancing to the tune" of outsiders, warning that Seoul should not take issue with North Korea's move to bolster its self-defense. If the missile launch ...

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Trump's communications director resigns as staff shake-up looms

Trump's communications director resigns as staff shake-up looms

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 resigna...

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Schulz to Trump: Dropping Paris agreement means no trade talks

Schulz to Trump: Dropping Paris agreement means no trade talks

An EU official said Trump had not appeared persuaded of the merits of the Paris accord, deeming it unlikely that he would change course. Trump has said the accord would cost the US economy trillions...

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Police raid Merseyside home as Manchester terror investigation continues

Police raid Merseyside home as Manchester terror investigation continues

Mr McCaul said evidence so far suggests "we're not dealing with a lone wolf situation", adding: "There's a network - a cell of ISIS-inspired terrorists". Abedi also said he was certain Salman had no...

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Theresa May criticised for missing TV election debate

As the campaign now enters its final week, Mrs Church said the Labour message was being well received on the doorstep. "The only question to consider is who should be in No 10 to steer Britain to ...

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Spicer offers cryptic explanation for Trump 'covfefe' tweet

Spicer offers cryptic explanation for Trump 'covfefe' tweet

President Donald Trump , along with many others, was understandably disgusted this week by a photo of Kathy Griffin in which she is seen holding a prop resembling a bloodied and beheaded version of...

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Meghalaya BJP Leader Quits Party Protesting Against Cattle Trade Rule

Meghalaya BJP Leader Quits Party Protesting Against Cattle Trade Rule

The party's North Garo Hills district president Bachu C. Marak also shared the poster. "This can only help consolidate the majority Hindu vote in mainland India and it does not matter that a party l...

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President Donald Trump To Announce Climate Agreement Decision

President Donald Trump To Announce Climate Agreement Decision

Two senior USA officials familiar with Trump's plans told CNN on Wednesday that he is expected to withdraw from the Paris accord. "In what appeared to be a last-ditch appeal, Tusk tweeted: "...

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CNN fires comedian Kathy Griffin over decapitated Trump photo

CNN fires comedian Kathy Griffin over decapitated Trump photo

I move the line, then I cross it. I went way too far. The image is way too disturbing. "It wasn't amusing. I get it". It was accompanied by several other, less provocative photos and a behind-the-scen...

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Assange to consider guest host position for U.S. radio show

Assange to consider guest host position for U.S. radio show

Responding to the tweet , Sean Hannity wrote: 'If you would like to fill in for me one day I am on over 550 stations and 14 plus million listeners'. However, he appears to have changed his mind aft...

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Netanyahu: Trump Understanding of Israel's Needs but No 'Blank Check' from US

President Trump has had, according to the White House, a successful maiden trip outside the U.S. But the bad news is he has to come home. "It is true that there are warm relations and there is a l...

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Netanyahu: Israeli land swaps with Palestinians won't bring peace

President Donald Trump on Thursday is expected to renew a six-month waiver that will keep the US embassy in Israel in Tel Aviv instead of moving it to Jerusalem , two USA officials confirmed to N...

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Karla Homolka: Full Story & Must-See Details

Karla Homolka: Full Story & Must-See Details

She also played a role in the death of her 15-year-old sister Tammy after she helped Bernardo drug, rape and ultimately kill her. Once known as the "school girl killer", Homolka served 12 years in p...

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Jeremy Corbyn: State of NHS and schools 'anything but strong and stable'

The point, says Vincenzo Scarpetta, an analyst with the Open Europe think tank in London, is not that a Tory meltdown would stop Brexit, or even lead to a "softer" version that causes less disruption ...

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Trump Makes Unusual Case for Eliminating Legislative Filibuster

The Congressional Budget Office released projections last week that as many as 23 million people could lose their health insurance in the next decade if the GOP healthcare bill passed by the House b...

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