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Friendly fire kills ten as Duterte's troops clash with Islamists

Marawi - Philippine security forces have killed 89 Islamist militants during more than a week of fighting in a southern city but the gunmen are still offering strong resistance and holding hostages...

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Casino gunman not terrorist, could be foreigner

Casino gunman not terrorist, could be foreigner

He also said the gunman entered the building alone, based on security video. A South Korean died of a possible heart attack suffered during the evacuation, the country's Foreign Ministry said. Dela Ro...

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Trump's move to dump curbs on climate change shifts the effort

His predecessor, Barack Obama, expressed regret over the pullout from a deal he was instrumental in brokering. Ivanka Trump, whose husband, Jared Kushner, is a senior White House adviser, had been q...

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Leonardo DiCaprio Calls For Action After Trump Pulls Out Of Climate Deal

We will never waver, because we know that future generations depend on us. In response to Trump's decision , New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, California Governor Edmund Brown Jr and Washington S...

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Ivanka Trump has already moved on from climate deal

Staying true to his word, innovative powerhouse Elon Musk announced he would leave the president's council in response to the announcement . He had been criticized for having close relationsh...

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Iran-backed Iraqi force says takes Islamic State villages near Syria

Iran-backed Iraqi force says takes Islamic State villages near Syria

The Iran-backed militias are making a push into the southeast of the country, in the Badia region, where tensions are rising following the deployment of government forces that are supported by Iraqi m...

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Cuomo: NY will abide by Paris accord regardless of Trump

Cuomo: NY will abide by Paris accord regardless of Trump

Alas, far more are disappointed than pleased by Trump's decision to stall America's progress. "The EU deeply regrets the unilateral decision by the Trump administration". "I was elected to represent t...

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BBC partners with Twitter to livestream election specials

Rudd made the comments while standing in for Prime Minister Theresa May at a live BBC debate for the leaders of seven British political parties. Ms Rudd was also chosen to deliver an early-hours m...

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'It needs a leash': Mom finds giant spider in toddler's room

'It needs a leash': Mom finds giant spider in toddler's room

Early Wednesday morning, she was in her 21-month-old son's bedroom when she spotted something amusing. Duke said she panicked at the sight of the spider, dropping heavy books on the nonvenomous crea...

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44 migrants, including babies, die in Niger desert

44 migrants, including babies, die in Niger desert

According to Lawal Taher, a Red Cross official, the women walked to a remote village and are being looked after in Dirkou, Niger. So far no-one has visited the site to identify the bodies, Mr Taher ...

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Philippines air strike on rebel positions kills 10 govt troops

Amid the concerns about the rising threat of ISIS, Lorenzana said militants from Saudi Arabia, Chechnya, Yemen, Malaysia and Indonesia were among the dead. President Duterte gave a speech on Thursda...

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At Least 30 Bodies Found at Site of Gun Attack in Philippines

At Least 30 Bodies Found at Site of Gun Attack in Philippines

The ministry said the South Korean victim suffered an apparent heart attack while resting after the evacuation early Friday. Casinos in the Philippines are popular with foreign gamblers. Albayalde...

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Trump delays move of United States embassy to Jerusalem

Trump administration officials say he was still in favor of relocating the embassy but was being cautious not to provoke the Palestinians amid a renewed US -led push for Israeli-Palestinian peace acc...

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Local candidates react to NDP-Green deal

Local candidates react to NDP-Green deal

NDP Leader John Horgan said they have a responsibility to "defend" the coastline of British Columbia and that is why the two parties want to stop the pipeline, which would increase tanker traffic seve...

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Greater Cincinnati leaders weigh in on Trump's Paris Accord decision

Greater Cincinnati leaders weigh in on Trump's Paris Accord decision

Trump has argued that taxes and other measures imposed by such a group would hamper USA economic growth. Musk tweeted that " climate change is real ". During his announcement , Trump said he woul...

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California, other states vow to lead as Trump exits Paris climate pact

Kushner, on the other hand, came around to the view that the standards set out in the agreement did not work for the US economy, a senior administration official said. Now, Trump's continuing to g...

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U.S. probe into Trump links to Russian Federation hots up

Trump has condemned the use of anonymous sources when they've been linked to reporting that's painted his administration in a negative light, but when a story with unnamed sources fed a narrative h...

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Trump says US to quit Paris climate pact; allies voice dismay

The U.S. Conference of Mayors says it strongly opposes President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord and vows that the nation's mayors will continue efforts to redu...

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34 bodies found in Philippines casino after shooting attack

34 bodies found in Philippines casino after shooting attack

Police, fire trucks and SWAT teams were seen in the area at about 1:30 am local time Friday, with the hotel in lockdown. Original Story: The Philippines' Resorts World Manila is on lockdown af...

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Jason Chaffetz to Resign From Congress June 30

Chaffetz is chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee . At a joint White House news conference with the President of Colombia, the President also had especially tough words fo...

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Suspect in casino attack near Manila found dead

Suspect in casino attack near Manila found dead

But police later reported finding 36 bodies in the casino who they said died from inhaling smoke that had become toxic because of the carpet on the gaming room floors. Hundreds of guests and employees...

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China reportedly installs rocket launchers on disputed South China Sea island

China reportedly installs rocket launchers on disputed South China Sea island

Bolivar said there has been positive momentum in the last few days including the finalization of the draft framework of the Code of Conduct and the start of the Philippines-China bilateral consultat...

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Pick your British & Irish Lions XV for the All Blacks Test series

They were thumped 38-6. Arrived with confidence after the success of 1971 and 1974 tours but lost test series 3-1 in a tour dogged by bad weather. New Zealand are slight favourites. There is no bi...

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German envoy to United States downplays Trump-Merkel tensions

In turn, German Chancellor Angela Merkel suggested over the weekend that her country's relationship with the United States had shifted. Fresh from a meeting in Brussels with the leaders of t...

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Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Manila Bombing, Fifth Attack in 2 Weeks

Islamic State Claims Responsibility for Manila Bombing, Fifth Attack in 2 Weeks

Gunshots and a fire broke out in a high-end hotel and casino across from one of the airport terminals in the Philippine capital, wounding an undetermined number of people. Terrorism has become an in...

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Syria: '100 dead in anti-ISIS raids, many relatives'

The UN human rights chief called on all air forces operating in Syria on Friday to take greater care to distinguish between legitimate military targets and civilians in their escalating air stri...

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Unnamed Media Sources: Trump will withdraw from the Paris climate pact

Unnamed Media Sources: Trump will withdraw from the Paris climate pact

In 2015, it released 5.1 million kilotons of carbon dioxide, more than all 28 European Union countries combined, and makes up nearly a sixth of all global emissions. There were also calls for the Unit...

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Pittsburgh Mayor Rejects Trump Citing The City To Support Climate Decision

But Pittsburgh's mayor, Democrat Bill Peduto , was not OK with Trump's using the city's name to justify the decision, tweeting , "As the Mayor of Pittsburgh, I can assure you that we will follow th...

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Prosecutors probing Macron minister Richard Ferrand's business dealings

Prosecutors probing Macron minister Richard Ferrand's business dealings

The investigation comes at a bad time for Mr Macron and his government, as they are striving to get a majority in parliament in two-round legislative elections this month to push through his pro-busin...

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Barack Obama's statement on Trump's Paris Agreement withdrawal

Barack Obama's statement on Trump's Paris Agreement withdrawal

He stayed on the White House councils despite Trump's executive orders that attempted to ban travel to the US from predominantly Muslim countries to argue both for immigration and clean energy. Why ...

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