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Elon Musk Exits Trump Advisory Councils Amid Climate Accord Withdrawal

In his announcement, Trump said the USA would cease implementing all the non-binding accords of the agreement immediately, but the process of a complete withdrawal from the agreement is a much longer ...

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Gunshots, fire at Manila hotel and casino

Dozens of other people were injured in a stampede as people rushed to leave Resorts World Manila , which is across a road from the Philippines' main worldwide airport after the man fired what polic...

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White House offers cryptic explanation for Trump's 'covfefe' tweet

The White House on Wednesday took its first public steps to cordon off response efforts to the Russian Federation probe from the day-to-day work of the administration, acknowledging openly that Pr...

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Senate to hear from Comey; Dems raise new Session questions

Patrick Leahy , D-Vt., Rep. John Conyers, Jr., D-Mich., and Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-Calif., says: "At a time when Mr. Kushner is facing scrutiny over his contacts with Russian officials and his former com...

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Paris climate deal: Trump pulls United States out of 2015 accord

A United Nations official told the Times that there isn't a formal mechanism in place for other entities to participate, but this coalition hopes to change that and is now negotiating with the UN. S...

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Trump reportedly inviting world leaders to call his cell

Trump reportedly inviting world leaders to call his cell

The weird invitation is raising concerns about the security of the US President's mediated communications. As of now, only Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has used the number, according to th...

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Trump pulls U.S. out of Paris climate accord

The mayor of Pittsburgh has torn into Donald Trump after the president said he was "elected to represent Pittsburgh not Paris". Trump's move, announced with great fanfare in the White House Rose Gar...

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Thursday Wake-Up Weather: Grab the Umbrella!

Thursday Wake-Up Weather: Grab the Umbrella!

Thursday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms mainly after 1 p.m. Saturday will be a lovely late spring day for the entire state, with sunny skies and highs between 80-85. Partly cloud...

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Attacker sets fire in crowded Philippine casino, killing 36

The Resorts World issued a statement after the shooting saying the hotel is "currently on lockdown following reports of gunfire from unidentified men". A bag of gambling chips worth 113 million peso...

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Philippines' Duterte says Mindanao rebellion not Maute but 'purely ISIS'

Philippines' Duterte says Mindanao rebellion not Maute but 'purely ISIS'

He is believed to have become the head of Islamic State operations for the entire Southeast Asia region past year, commanding a dozen or so smaller cells with affiliations to the group. SEN, Francis...

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Trump expected to keep United States embassy in Tel Aviv

It follows a regional tour, during which Trump met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, sounding surprisingly upbeat about the chances of a ...

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China vows to uphold climate pact after United States pullout

China vows to uphold climate pact after United States pullout

Almost 200 countries joined the landmark deal forged under Trump's predecessor. Government officials in several major European capitals said the US withdrawal from the 2015 agreement would further str...

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Should 'Can't Be Trusted' Jared Kushner Be Stripped Of Security Clearance?

Despite his attacks on "fake news" using unnamed sources, Trump on Tuesday retweeted a Fox News story that quoted an anonymous source saying that the Russians suggested a one-time secure line to dis...

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Wide condemnation in Ireland of Trump's climate pact decision

He doesn't think climate change matters because he is not governing in the long-term interests of the American people. "The president wants to ground it - we're going to fly it". The EU's commis...

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White House Communications Director Quits, Sean Spicer Still Has A Job

White House Communications Director Quits, Sean Spicer Still Has A Job

In a response to the media reports , Jamie Gorelick told the New York Times his client submitted the questionnaire prematurely on January 18 - and that the next day Kushner's office told the Fede...

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Duterte cancels Japan trip amid insurgency problems in Philippines

Duterte cancels Japan trip amid insurgency problems in Philippines

The motion was opposed by Representatives Edcel Lagman (LP, Albay) and Antonio Tinio (PL, ACT). Sen. Francis Escudero, a member of the majority bloc, was not a signatory. The measure has also been c...

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China Says Trump's Paris Climate Agreement Withdrawal is Global Setback

The Paris Agreement was drawn up past year (16), during Trump's predecessor Barack Obama's regime, and 195 countries signed off on it. Trump has repeatedly cast doubt on the science of clima...

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Twitter Heats Up After Donald Trump Exits Paris Climate Agreement

Top executives have been fiercely critical of Trump's decision on the Paris accord . In December 2015, 195 countries agreed on a broad range of goals to combat climate change. "The American p...

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British police release three men arrested in connection Manchester attack

British police release three men arrested in connection Manchester attack

Police have been working round-the-clock since Abedi killed 22 people, seven of them children, and injured more than 100 in the worst terrorist atrocity since the July 7 bombings in 2005. There rema...

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Trump withdraws USA from Paris Climate Accord

Mayor Bill Peduto said in a tweet that most of Pittsburgh voted for Trump's opponent, Hillary Clinton. Trump says the Paris accord is more about other nations gaining a "financial advantag...

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Yanez trial: Jury might not hear Castile had gun permit

The state maintains that the presence of THC in his system does not prove when Castile last used marijuana and that Yanez's decision to shoot was reckless regardless. "The job of being a police office...

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Dorset Police to name people charged with drink driving during new campaign

Dorset Police to name people charged with drink driving during new campaign

Our officers also carry kits that can detect illegal drugs, making us more equipped than ever to take action against those who are putting themselves and the safety of others at risk. Update: Police ...

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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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