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Holes in Trump's reasoning on climate pullout

Even US oil majors reiterated their support for the endangered agreement . For all the blunt talk from President Trump on Thursday that " we're getting out " of the Paris Agreement, experts note th...

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Ex-FBI director to testify as soon as next week

Ex-FBI director to testify as soon as next week

Former FBI director James Comey will reportedly be testifying publicly to confirm bombshell reports about President Trump according to an unnamed CNN source. Whoever Trump appoints will req...

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Macron criticizes Russian media for "attempted meddling" in French election

The Russian leader went on to say that his talks with Macron helped the pair to find common points in dealing with major global problems, and the that two sides would try to further bring together...

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US buildings light up green in solidarity with Paris climate accord

Trump's future environmental policy decisions would be determined by his domestic political considerations, not by whether the United States government remained in the Paris accords or not, Tabari no...

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Mexico's top diplomat says Venezuela is no longer a democracy

Goldman Sachs Group's (NYSE:GS) recent purchase of $2.8 billion in Venezuelan bonds has resulted in the company having to defend its actions. It allegedly paid just 31 cents on the dollar, or $ 865 m...

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Theresa May accused of U-turn over cap to social care reform

The ruling Conservative party in the United Kingdom is facing a backlash from both voters and party members following the inclusion in the party's election manifesto of controversial changes to ho...

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Last of four Confederate monuments removed in New Orleans

Last of four Confederate monuments removed in New Orleans

Of the four monuments, Lee's was easily the most prominent, with the bronze statue alone being close to 20 feet tall. Almost two years after the whole Confederate monument drama started, P.G.T Beaur...

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36 people suffocate after gunman sets fire to casino in Philippines

Three other South Koreans had light injuries from the stampede and smoke set off by the attack. Gunfire was heard at a hotel and a casino resort in the Philippine capital on Friday, and the Isl...

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USA cities and states defy Trump, embrace climate pact

USA cities and states defy Trump, embrace climate pact

And the rest of us understand that the economic impact of Paris on our own industrial states will be detrimental on our jobs and our nation's economic growth. Brussels and Beijing believe in "the full...

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Trump incorrectly labels Philippines robbery a terror attack

Trump incorrectly labels Philippines robbery a terror attack

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

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Egypt to Compensate Victims of Minya Attack on Coptic Christians

Egypt launched six air strikes on militant camps in Libya Friday after masked gunmen attacked a bus of Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital, killing at least 28 people. Sisi, in his addre...

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Putin: Russia doesn't hack but "patriotic" individuals might

On Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin came as close as he ever has to acknowledging Russian hacking, but he insisted that the Russian government was not involved in hacking the USA presid...

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Elon Musk Quits Trump's Presidential Councils Over Paris Accord Exit

Elon Musk Quits Trump's Presidential Councils Over Paris Accord Exit

Bloomberg Philanthropies, in partnership with others, "will make up the approximately $15 million in funding that the UN's Climate Secretariat stands to lose from Washington ". "Today, the future liv...

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Where do Merkel's comments leave the European Union and Canada?

Where do Merkel's comments leave the European Union and Canada?

She talked to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Berlin about developing cooperation with India . White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday said that President Donald Trump ...

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Man accused of Malaysia Airlines threat does not appear in court

Man accused of Malaysia Airlines threat does not appear in court

Former AFL player Andrew Leoncelli told 3AW the man screamed: "I've got a bomb and I'm going to f***ing blow the plane up" before flight attendants and other passengers tackled and restrained him....

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Manchester Bombing Suspect Identified; Father, Brother Arrested By Libyan Officials

Manchester Bombing Suspect Identified; Father, Brother Arrested By Libyan Officials

Ariana Grande has broken her silence and has announced that she will put on a benefit concert for those affected by last week's terror attack during her Manchester concert. On Wednesday, a series of ...

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Trump says pulling out of Paris climate accord best for US

Trump says pulling out of Paris climate accord best for US

The White House said the USA will stop contributing to the United Nations Green Climate Fund and will stop reporting carbon data as required by the Paris accord, although domestic regulations requir...

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Trump expected to pull United States backing from Paris climate agreement

Responding to shouted questions earlier on Wednesday from reporters in the White House Oval Office where he met with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Trump said, "I'm hearing from a lot of ...

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Not from Russian Federation with love: Putin, Macron talk tough

Not from Russian Federation with love: Putin, Macron talk tough

Macron therefore opted for a tough dialogue something which Putin understands and that one hopes will improve French-Russian relations. They also appeared to make some progress in the troubling mat...

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UK police in bomb probe cordon off area in Manchester

Greater Manchester Police said they had located the vehicle after tracking bomber Salman Abedi's movements in the days leading up to the May 22 attack on a concert by USA singer Ariana Grande. Six peo...

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Americans among hundreds injured in Kabul attack that killed about 80

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is condemning a massive suicide explosion in Kabul that killed 90 and wounded hundreds of people inside the city's so-called diplomatic zone. At least tw...

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New York, California, Washington unite to back climate pact

The group includes some 30 mayors, three governors, over 80 university presidents and more than 100 private businesses. Former Obama aide David Axelrod said "in backing off of climate pact...

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Appeals Court Upholds Block On Trump's Travel Ban

Appeals Court Upholds Block On Trump's Travel Ban

The broad, decisive ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit means the Trump administration still can not enforce its travel order that the government says is urgently needed for na...

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Top Merkel aide rejects Trump's call to renegotiate global climate deal

China and the European Union agree on the need for global solutions to clean energy and climate change, the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday. They will also "cal...

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At least 25 bodies found in Manila casino

The New York Times cited local media reports that there were explosions around the hotel, which is near Manila's worldwide airport. A gunman stormed a mall-casino complex in the Philippines , ...

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Eight men suspected of terrorism offences being held in Manchester bomb probe

Police searched properties in Moss Side and in the town of St Helens in neighbouring Merseyside, roughly 48 km to the west of Manchester. British authorities have stopped and disrupted five plots si...

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EU Commissioner: Paris climate deal can not be renegotiated

Governors and analysts cited moves including California's effort to get 100 percent of its electricity from renewable sources, northeast states potentially tightening maximum allowances for carbon and...

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JPMorgan's Dimon says he disagrees with Trump's Paris climate accord withdrawal

JPMorgan's Dimon says he disagrees with Trump's Paris climate accord withdrawal

Coglianese says pulling out of the deal puts American jobs at risk, especially in the clean energy sectors. Already we are seeing more coastal loss than anywhere else in the USA and among the fastes...

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Trump Angers Tel Aviv by Postponing Decision to Move US Embassy

Trump's pledge to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem remains unfulfilled, at least for now. Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the move has hurt the prospects for peace with th...

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Julian Assange: Sweden Drops Rape Investigation Into WikiLeaks Founder

The Metropolitan Police Service in London said that its officers would be "obliged to execute that warrant should he leave the Embassy". A seven-year rape investigation into WikiLeaks founde...

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