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Ex-national security advisor Brzezinski dies age 89

Former President Carter said in a statement Friday night, "Rosalynn and I are saddened by the death of Zbigniew Brzezinski". "He was inquisitive, innovative and a natural choice as my national s...

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President Trump Will Announce His Paris Climate Pact Decision on Thursday

President Trump Will Announce His Paris Climate Pact Decision on Thursday

Trump had refused to endorse the landmark climate change accord at a G7 summit in Sicily last week, saying he needed more time to decide. Over the decades that followed the first big climate deal ...

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Auto bombs kill 14 in central Baghdad - security sources

Meanwhile, a second bomb went off via an explosives-laden auto during peak hour near a government building in Baghdad , leading to multiple deaths. Videos posted to social media show wounded peop...

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White House braces for more scrutiny as Trump rallies behind Kushner

McCain said : "I know that some administration officials are saying, 'Well, that's standard procedure.' I don't think it's standard procedure prior to the inauguration of the president of the United S...

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Labour leader visits Reading to reveal future vision

Strong and stable seems a long time ago. He didn't land any killer blows or produce any superlative one-liners, but just by attending the debate and delivering a solid performance, Corbyn emerged t...

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Here's What Happens If US Leaves Paris Climate Accord

At the summit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told reporters the climate debate was "controversial" and that the leaders of the other G7 nations - France, Japan, Canada, the United Kingdom and Italy ...

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Chelsea player ratings in FA Cup final: Who came to play?

Arsenal scored 12 minutes from time to win the FA Cup final in a pulsating 2-1 victory over Chelsea . Wenger came under fire from sections of Arsenal's support during a Premier League campaign...

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Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh with heavy wind and rain

At Kutupalong camp, which houses thousands of Rohingyas, 60-70 percent of the plastic roofs have been blown away and some mud walls have collapsed, but the refugees started repairing their shelters ...

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K-pop star T.O.P of BigBang arrested for marijuana use

K-pop star T.O.P of BigBang arrested for marijuana use

He tested positive for the drug. It's not known whether the Big Bang rapper smokes marijuana habitually. The police said they had sent the case to the prosecution. "We apologise for worrying so ma...

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Sterling in thrall to election projections

Sterling in thrall to election projections

Labour is projected to gain about 30 seats if the poll is proved right and the Conservatives would lose their overall majority. The Electoral Commission's latest figures - which refer to the seve...

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Putin hosts Modi at Russia's economic showcase

Putin hosts Modi at Russia's economic showcase

Looking at Putin, he said, "you are a political leader whose family has made sacrifices" for the glory of Russian Federation. Modi also gave a broad overview of the economic reforms undertaken in ...

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UK opposition's Corbyn criticises PM May for refusing live TV debate

UK opposition's Corbyn criticises PM May for refusing live TV debate

Representing the Conservatives after Theresa May rejected Mr Corbyn's challenge to take part in the seven-way debate, Home Secretary Amber Rudd accused the opposition parties of offering "bluff, b...

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Senate panel eager to hear from Comey, given OK to testify

The subpoenas were expected to be delivered to retired Army General Michael Flynn, who was sacked as national security adviser by Trump in February, and the president's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen...

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Flynn To Hand Over Documents Amid Russia Probe

Flynn To Hand Over Documents Amid Russia Probe

One of President Donald Trump's personal attorneys, Michael Cohen , has received an "invitation to provide information and testimony" that pertains to the Russian Federation investigation to Hous...

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At least 67 wounded and several killed in Kabul car bombing

As many as 350 people were reported wounded in the massive explosion. At least 11 Afghan guards working for the United States embassy were among those killed and 11 American citizens working as ...

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Trump calls for end to filibuster

Trump calls for end to filibuster

Through reconciliation, the party can approve its plans with only a majority vote in the Senate, in which it controls 52 of 100 seats. Approved by the same margin, the budget now goes to the House...

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Texas Legislature Passes $217 Billion Budget

The state Legislature has approved a requirement for all public schools to provide sexual abuse prevention training to students. But because of senators' concerns about problematic wording, which they...

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China Detains Activists Probing Ivanka Trump's Shoe Factory

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) on Tuesday urged President Trump's daughter Ivanka to sever ties with a Chinese company that produces her brand's shoes, following a report that three men inves...

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Trump expected to leave climate deal but with 'caveats'

Trump expected to leave climate deal but with 'caveats'

Some northern European countries are criticizing the US for its expected withdrawal from the Paris climate accords . (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, Fle). Under the agreement, the US had agreed to reduc...

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Polls show narrow gap between Conservatives and Labour in UK election

Joe Twyman, head of political and social research at pollster YouGov , said now "fewer than a quarter of people actually think we should overturn the decision". Those figures are from the model's cen...

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Trump global warming announcement out Thursday

Trump global warming announcement out Thursday

In this photo taken May 30, 2016, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks in San Francisco. He will announce his decision in the White House Rose Garden at 3 p.m. The move, if con...

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China vows to work with European Union to uphold Paris pact

MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!" the U.S. president said in a tweet , punctuating the post with his campaign slogan. India Prime Minister Narendra Modi (nah-REN'-drah MOH'-dee) and Spain's Mariano Ra...

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Labour is cultivating the politics of envy with its economically illiterate manifesto

Labour is cultivating the politics of envy with its economically illiterate manifesto

The economic illiteracy and sheer incoherence of Labour's programme does not seem to matter to the party's strategists. Although he accepted that the party was likely to suffer a historic defeat he ...

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May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote 1 week away

Corbyn shook hands with people in the crowd after his snack, as one person is heard saying "you did very well Jeremy". The clash came after Mrs May was widely mocked by opposition parties for her re...

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Official says Trump expected to pull U.S. from Paris deal

Official says Trump expected to pull U.S. from Paris deal

Around the world, coal-fired power plants are being shuttered as governments and private companies invest billions in wind turbines and solar farms. Asked by another Twitter user what would happen i...

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Trump blasts Germany again as Merkel talks up Indian relations

Trump took to Twitter early in the day in the United States to attack Germany, a day after Chancellor Angela Merkel ramped up her doubts about the reliability of Washington as an ally. Trump has...

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United Nations chief says 'absolutely essential' that Paris climate deal implemented

In the days since, he has lashed out at leaders who expressed disappointment in their climate conversations with him in Sicily. Guterres said he will also rally countries to raise the bar on effor...

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Leaving Paris accord will harm USA global influence — United Nations leader

An earlier version contiues below. "Heard from a lot of people". New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said withdrawing from the accord "would be horribly destructive for the planet, the country and this ...

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House Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoenas for Michael Cohen and Michael Flynn

A key House committee has approved new subpoenas in it's investigation of Russian election interference. Flynn said he would comply with a request from the Senate to turn over documents related ...

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New Jersey Powerball winners use jackpot to help others

New Jersey Powerball winners use jackpot to help others

The next Lotto 47 drawing is Saturday , June 3 at 7:29 p.m. with a jackpot of $1.2 million. Lottery spokeswoman Nikki O'Shea said there is a timetable for the victor to claim their prize. The Flori...

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