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Paris mayor says Trump climate withdrawal 'a mistake with fatal consequences'

Scores of US business leaders earlier this week urged Trump to remain in the agreement, including tech savant Elon Musk who sits on Trump's business counsel. "It's time to exit the Paris accord"...

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Donald Trump set to withdraw from landmark Paris climate deal

Though Trump's decision is a blow to the historic climate accord, which brought together nearly 200 nations in an agreement to reduce emissions, global leaders say they are prepared to assume the mant...

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Trump says US will abandon global climate accord

Paris accord is very unfair at the highest level to the United States . Pruitt, an ally of the fossil fuel industry who served as attorney general of the state of Oklahoma, has built a reputation a...

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'She's f****d it up' Tory blasts Theresa May over election campaign

NEW poll has suggested we could end up with a hung parliament in next week's general election . Prime Minister Theresa May is on track to increase her parliamentary majority in next week's Uni...

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ISIS Claims Responsibility for Attack on Egypt's Coptic Christians

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Attack on Egypt's Coptic Christians

In an address to the nation on Friday following the Minya shooting, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said Egypt would not hesitate to carry out further strikes against camps that trained people to carry...

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Iraqi Shi'ite Militia Backed By Iran Recaptures Border Area With Syria

Iraqi Shi'ite Militia Backed By Iran Recaptures Border Area With Syria

The deconfliction zone encompasses a 55-kilometer radius around the base. "Pro-regime patrols and the continued armed and hostile presence of forces inside the. The May 18 incident showcased that thes...

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Trump Pulls US Out of Paris Climate Agreement

However, others on Trump's team are pushing him to withdraw , something he promised to do as a candidate. Trump has constantly claimed that there is no real evidence to prove that climate change ...

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Trump Typo 'Covfefe' Added To Online Game 'Words With Friends'

Trump Typo 'Covfefe' Added To Online Game 'Words With Friends'

But this time, users the world over have been left scratching their heads over "covfefe": a freakish word apparently created by the President. Comments included a mock Google translation of covf...

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Iran elects moderate cleric Rouhani president

Iran elects moderate cleric Rouhani president

The prime minister, in a message of felicitation to the Iranian president, said the Iranian people had chosen President Rouhani to guide the country with his visionary and astute leadership, through w...

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May's election landslide in doubts as poll lead slips

May's election landslide in doubts as poll lead slips

The biggest mover in currencies was sterling , which shed as much as 0.5 percent after a YouGov poll showed the ruling Conservative Party might lose 20 of the 330 seats it holds while the opposit...

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Putin says Russia never involved in hacking

India and Russian Federation commit themselves to earnestly implement the "Programme of Action for Localisation in India" signed on December 24, 2015, and to encourage their nuclear industries to enga...

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Trump 'Knows Republicans Are Stupid,' Jared Kushner Allegedly Said to Former Editor

Kushner made his secret communications proposal on December 1 or 2 at Trump Tower in NY, according to intercepts of Russian communications reviewed by U.S. "Any channel of communication, back o...

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Hillary still blaming everyone but herself for losing the election

Clinton said that in targeting voters online, she was at a disadvantage to Trump because the Republican Party provided him with an extensive database, through an organisation called the Data Trust, th...

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Trump set to announce Paris climate accord decision

Trump set to announce Paris climate accord decision

Framing his decision as "a reassertion of America's sovereignty", Trump said he was "elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris ". "It also makes the U.S. "Our withdrawal would se...

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South Korea fires shots at North after 'unidentified object' flies over DMZ

South Korea fires shots at North after 'unidentified object' flies over DMZ

The unidentified object was spotted in the inland Chorwon County area at about 4 p.m. local time (0700GMT), prompting troops from the South to shoot more than 90 machine gun rounds before losing sight...

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Modi for boosting anti-terror cooperation with Spain

Modi for boosting anti-terror cooperation with Spain

The prime minister praised the Spanish president saying under Rajoy's leadership the country has undergone economic reforms "which is also the biggest priority of my government". "India and Spain shou...

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Trump expected to pull U.S. from Paris climate accord

Trump expected to pull U.S. from Paris climate accord

The Paris Agreement was a deal to limit greenhouse gases in order to combat climate change. In a letter sent hours before Trump was due to announce on Thursday whether the US would pull out of...

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Trump finds tumult on first work day back at the White House

Dubke has resigned as President Donald Trump considers a major staff overhaul amid intensifying inquiries into his campaign's dealings with Russian Federation. In contrast, Trump often sets his ...

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Canada's $867 million in aid to lumber industry riles USA producers

Canada's $867 million in aid to lumber industry riles USA producers

Expand supports to help affected workers upgrade their skills and transition to new opportunities. "We're going to help", said Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland. Carr called the aid an appropriate re...

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Trump set to announce his Paris climate deal decision

Trump set to announce his Paris climate deal decision

Dina Titus of Nevada went a step further, calling for an explanation from the White House about the ultimate decision to withdraw from the agreement. Pressure to remain in the Paris accord has been ...

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Philippines president Duterte says he 'will not talk to terrorists'

Philippines president Duterte says he 'will not talk to terrorists'

But the government's narrative of being in "full control" of Marawi took a hit Thursday when defence chiefs said 11 soldiers were killed in a misguided bombing mission. Lorenzana told reporters on Thu...

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Putin says Russian role in election hacking 'theoretically possible'

Putin says Russian role in election hacking 'theoretically possible'

US intelligence agencies have accused Russian Federation of hacking into Democratic Party emails, helping President Donald Trump's election victory, and the Congressional and FBI investigations into t...

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Trump's pullout from Paris deal imminent

Trump's pullout from Paris deal imminent

Meanwhile, influential Republican senator Ted Cruz urged the U.S. president to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change . "If it is true, then today is a sad day for the world", Dijksm...

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North Korea fires Scud-class ballistic missile into sea

South Korea's military said the Scud-type missile travelled for 450 km (280 miles). Donald Trump said North Korea has shown "great disrespect" for China after its latest ballistic missile ...

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Philippines says 500 militants involved in siege

The troops launched a counter-offensive that resulted in a series of clashes. Hapilon, the militant leader wanted by the USA for his alleged involvement in kidnappings and bomb attacks that also tar...

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Tributes pour in for ex-national security adviser Brzezinski

Brzezinski served as President Carter's national security advisor from 1977 to 1981 and continued to hold influence in foreign policy issues. The Carter administration also witnessed the transition ...

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Cosby 'Holding Up Fine' As Jury Selection Gets Underway

Attorneys for iconic comedian and TV pioneer Bill Cosby have started selecting jurors for Cosby's upcoming sexual assault trial. The trial will take place in Norristown in Montgomery County, where...

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Philippine police say robbery may be motive

Witnesses say gunshots and explosions have been heard at a mall, casino and hotel complex near Manila's worldwide airport in the Philippine capital. Philippine policemen have not given details about...

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'Covfefe': Trump spokesman plays down odd tweet

At 5.10pm Singapore time yesterday, Mr Trump's " covfefe " tweet had more than 120,000 retweets and had been shared 39,000 times, according to Twitter figures. Spicer's statement caused members of t...

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Trump pulling US from global climate pact, dismaying allies

Trump pulling US from global climate pact, dismaying allies

Spicer also tells reporters back channel communication links are "an appropriate part of diplomacy". Mr. Trump spent much of last week meeting with European leaders, who pressured him to remain in...

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