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Dispute erupts over US House panel subpoenas for CIA, FBI

Nunes continues to hold a powerful seat on the "Gang of Eight", a group that is given access to top-level classified information and is reserved for the the four leaders of the House and Senate - Hous...

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Samsung Heavy bags US$2.5b deal in Italy

Samsung Heavy bags US$2.5b deal in Italy

The FLNG facility will be created to produce close to 3.4 Mtpa of liquefied natural gas and will be moored in 2,000 meters of water depth in the Area 4, offshore Mozambique. Despite the challenging pr...

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Paris Climate Accord can not be renegotiated on US' request: United Nations body

What is the Paris Agreement? Moments after Trump announced his decision , several global leaders came out in support of landmark Paris accord and commit to protect the planet "with or without Amer...

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Juncker: Death Penalty in Turkey Would Mean End to EU Accession Talks

Juncker: Death Penalty in Turkey Would Mean End to EU Accession Talks

The Americans can't just leave the climate protection agreement", Juncker said. European Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete said Trump's "announcement [to withdraw the U.S....

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German envoy to US downplays Trump-Merkel tensions

The comment appeared to be prompted by Mr Trump's continued indecisiveness on whether the U.S. should remain in the Paris Agreement on climate change . "Many commentators thought that a year ago wh...

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Markets shrug off poll pointing to Labour surge

The claims have been made by Castle Point Labour candidate Joe Cooke, which come as a seat projection by pollster YouGov suggested that the United Kingdom could be heading for a hung parliament, w...

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

Mr Corbyn hit back with a warning that Mrs May's hardline approach to Brexit risked Britain crashing out of the European Union without any deal at all. As was the case throughout the night, these ...

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Dozens feared dead in Manila after gunman attacks casino

Manila's chief of police, Oscar Albayalde , said: "It's either he lost in the casino and wanted to recoup his losses or he went totally nuts". Police said there had been no confirmed fatalities ...

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World leaders accuse Trump of turning his back on the planet

That all changed following an expected announcement by Donald Trump on June 1 from the White House Rose Garden. "I do respect his decision , but I do think it is an actual mistake both for the USA ...

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In Shift, White House Refers Russia Questions to Outside Counsel

A New York Times report Tuesday said the White House has had difficulty finding a replacement for recently departed communications director Michael Dubke . "With the appointment, which a White H...

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Comey expected to testify about Trump conversations

The Senate Intelligence Committee is investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government to affect the 2016 election. Comey is expected to appear before the Sen...

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Donald Trump and Angela Merkel 'get along very well': White House

Senate should switch to 51 votes, immediately, and get healthcare and TAX CUTS approved, fast & easy". Once again, the world woke up today to an angry Trump tweet . "This decision can not and will ...

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Philippine military airstrikes kill 10 troops: defence chief

Attack helicopters fired rockets repeatedly on Wednesday morning into the pockets of Marawi city where the militants were hiding among trapped residents, according to a reporter who was following tr...

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At least two killed in Philippine casino attack

At least two killed in Philippine casino attack

Authorities suspect the man, who has not yet been identified, was trying to rob the casino at Resorts World Manila , a complex of hotels, restaurants, stores and a sprawling multi-floor gambling area...

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JBS executive says he illegally paid millions to Brazil leaders

JBS executive says he illegally paid millions to Brazil leaders

The incendiary accusation was the latest development in a scandal that has had Latin America's largest nation on edge with its stock market and currency plunging, and rumors circulating that Temer w...

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Ten government soldiers killed in Philippines military air strike - minister

The death toll since Tuesday last week has risen to almost 100, which includes 16 civilians, 61 militants, 11 soldiers and four police officers, Fox News reported , citing The Associated Press. T...

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Trump tweets against Germany

Trump tweets against Germany

Although the possibility of a Schulz chancellery has become less and less likely after poor showings by the Social Democrats in recent regional elections, the center-left's animosity toward Trump is b...

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Trump ran his campaign to win Electoral College

Trump ran his campaign to win Electoral College

A bitter Hillary Clinton sat back in her red Star Trek dentist chair and casually blamed the DNC for her election loss. "All that said, irony of her bashing DNC data: our models never had [M...

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Goldman's Blankfein criticizes US decision to leave Paris climate deal

Goldman's Blankfein criticizes US decision to leave Paris climate deal

In his first blog post after becoming CEO, Woods advocated low-emission fuels, carbon capture and biofuels as tools for meeting the goals of the Paris agreement. "Am departing presidential councils"...

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Theresa May tells Trump of 'disappointment' at United States climate pact exit

Theresa May tells Trump of 'disappointment' at United States climate pact exit

SAN FRANCISCO-California Governor Jerry Brown said on Thursday he will discuss merging carbon trading markets in his state and China when he travels to Asia later this week, a sign of the governor's a...

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British PM May to raise Manchester attack leaks with Trump

British PM May to raise Manchester attack leaks with Trump

Another brother, 23-year-old ismail , was arrested soon after the attack and is among the eight men now in custody in Manchester. The GMP spokesman continued: "As it stands 10 people in total hav...

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Trump Signs Waiver to Delay Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem

The 1995 Jerusalem Embassy Act requires the US Embassy to move to Jerusalem, but every US president since then has signed a six-month waiver delaying the decision. establishment keeping USA embassy...

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SNP open to backing Labour government 'issue-by-issue'

SNP open to backing Labour government 'issue-by-issue'

Sturgeon admitted there had been "a significant narrowing of the polls" but said she thought the Conservatives were still on track to win the election . Campaigning in Edinburgh, Ms Sturgeon said: "...

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Trump delays moving embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

A statement from the Prime Minister's Office said that Israel's consistent position has been that the U.S. embassy, like all the embassies in Israel, needs to be located in Jerusalem. "We see the deci...

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Trump calls for end of the legislative filibuster

Trump calls for end of the legislative filibuster

Senate Majority Whip John Cornyn pledged Wednesday that Senate Republicans will pass a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare this summer. That's because a full repeal would require 60 votes under...

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Small quake reported north of Salem

Small quake reported north of Salem

Geological Survey. On May 29th, a 3.4 natural disaster broke north of Borrego Springs, and smaller temblors have been recorded elsewhere in the local deserts. Two 3.8-magnitude earthquakes were reco...

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Goldman confirms buying Venezuela bonds after opposition cries foul

Goldman confirms buying Venezuela bonds after opposition cries foul

Venezuela faces a "brutal debt service schedule", with $3.5 billion in payments coming due in October and November, noted Eurasia Group's Grais-Targow. We made the investment in part because we belie...

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Trump climate move: Elon Musk quits White House advisory panels

Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, has said he "would not agree" that carbon from human activity is the primary cause of global warming while, in 2014, Trump referred to ...

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Spicer's Short Press Briefings Result of Increasing Frustrations With Press Corps

Spicer's Short Press Briefings Result of Increasing Frustrations With Press Corps

When asked about the meaning behind the president's tweet at Wednesday's press briefing, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said: "The president and a small group of people know exactly what h...

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Theresa May invokes post-Brexit trade with India to win votes

The YouGov poll for The Times put the Tories on 42%, down one point since the end of last week, with Labour up three on 39% and the Liberal Democrats down two points on 7% level with Ukip. "But ...

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