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After Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee out as team mascot

After Mr Met gives fan the finger, employee out as team mascot

The Major League mascot was seen in a short video posted to Twitter on Wednesday giving the finger to a few fans at Citi Field following a 7 to 1 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers . There is more t...

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Cause of Wisconsin corn mill blast unclear; 1 worker missing

As the entire Cambria community grieves, dozens of people like Cathy Ramirez, a waitress at Two White Doves Family Restaurant, have stepped up to help those in need. The mill was reprimanded by federa...

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Ariana Grande announces Manchester benefit concert for bombing victims

Ariana Grande announces Manchester benefit concert for bombing victims

Another of Abedi's sons, Hashem, was detained on Tuesday evening in Tripoli on suspicion of links to Islamic State, said Ahmed Bin Salem, a spokesman for the Special Deterrence Force, also known as ...

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

Pollsters, who universally got it wrong before the last election in 2015, showed support for May and the Conservatives falling after she was forced to backtrack on one of her most striking election ...

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French President Emmanuel Macron Offers Refuge to American Climate Scientists

Bill Nye, "The Science Guy", said, "You can't build a border wall against carbon dioxide emissions". "Many trade deals will soon be under re-negotiation". Trump said America was "getting out" of a d...

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Japan lower house OKs bill allowing emperor to abdicate

Japan lower house OKs bill allowing emperor to abdicate

Emperor Akihito last summer had signaled his desire to hand over the crown to his eldest son, Crown Prince Naruhito, citing age and declining health as the causes. Some of those abstaining and objecti...

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Recent internet attacks in which Russians suspected

Recent internet attacks in which Russians suspected

The Russian president held out hope that "counterproductive and harmful" U.S. -Russia relations would improve, largely due to the efforts of Trump administration. Putin called North Atlantic Treaty Or...

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Statement from Congressman Jim Himes on Trump abandoning Paris Climate Agreement

Fighting for the Paris accords is my duty, and that of mayors across the United States , who are standing together in defiance of President Trump's reckless decision. Ever the showman, the 70-year-...

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Spicer Referring Questions about Russia Investigation to Trump's Lawyer

Spicer Referring Questions about Russia Investigation to Trump's Lawyer

Comey, the investigation into Russian interference with the 2016 US election, and Jared Kushner's allegedly back channel communications with the Kremlin. Politico added that White House dysfunction...

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Sean Spicer Says Covfefe Is Basically Some Kind Of Secret Code

Trump's confounding overnight "covfefe" tweet , which created an Internet sensation and caused people to speculate about why the president is tweeting - and what he is tweeting - in the middle of...

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Trump's 'Covfefe' Tweet Remains a Mystery

James Comey , fired by Trump as director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, is reportedly due to testify to a congressional committee as early as next week. Kushner's ties to the Russian gove...

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Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed

Mr Trump returned to the White House after a nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe that ended on Saturday to face more questions about alleged communications between Mr Kushner and Russia's ...

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UK Conservative lawmaker charged with campaign finance offense - prosecutors

UK Conservative lawmaker charged with campaign finance offense - prosecutors

The CPS had said there was "insufficient evidence" to justify charges in relation to 14 files submitted by police forces, including the Met. Former UKIP Deputy Leader Craig Mackinlay left the part...

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Palestinians say Trump decision 'gives peace a chance'

In 1995, the U.S. Congress approved the Embassy Act in Jerusalem, which recognizes the city as the capital of Israel. Trump has decided not move the United States embassy in Israel to Jerusalem ...

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Elon Musk quits Trump's advisory councils after US withdraws from climate accord

Schweitzer said other countries should stick to their commitments, but warned that attempting to compensate for the US withdrawal by other countries redoubling their commitments would be self-defeat...

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Democrats raise new questions over Sessions as Senate awaits Comey testimony

Democrats raise new questions over Sessions as Senate awaits Comey testimony

The Senate committee's Republican chairman and senior Democrat have said members want to hear from Comey on his role in the development of the USA intelligence agencies' assessment that Russian Fe...

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Kin rush to funeral homes to see Manila dead

Kin rush to funeral homes to see Manila dead

The attack took place shortly after midnight (16:00 GMT) at the Resorts World Manila complex, police said on Friday, adding that all the victims died from suffocation and smoke inhalation. A South K...

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EU, China back climate pact after Trump pullout

It didn't include all the eventual commitments to cut emissions by participating nations, or assume any continuation of those pledges beyond 2030, says Erwan Monier , coauthor of the study and princi...

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Patriotic Russians may have staged cyber attacks on own initiative

Patriotic Russians may have staged cyber attacks on own initiative

He added that IP addresses allegedly belonging to Russian hackers could have been easily rigged and couldn't stand as evidence. "Is that possible? Theoretically it is possible", Putin said to re...

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Trump's tweeted typo covfefe becoming vanity license plates

The " covfefe " phenomenon is all too real, thanks to President Donald Trump . "Enjoy!" he tweeted Wednesday, hours after his original tweet was sent. It all started with a tweet in the first few...

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World leaders vow to defend climate pact after Trump pullout

But now they're involved, Jha said there is a very good reason for India to remain committed to stopping climate change . With his decision, Trump says he is protecting the USA economy from a deal ...

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Putin urges US business to help normalize Russia-US ties

Petersburg International Economic Forum. "If they are patriotically minded, they start making their contributions - which are right from their point of view - to the fight against those who say bad...

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Casino staff, guests among 35 killed in Manila attack

The violence unfolded as government forces were engaged in a second week of fighting against Muslim militants aligned with IS in the southern city of Marawi. "Some of the bodies were found inside the ...

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Week-long urban battle leaves 89 Muslim militants dead in Philippines

The accident happened on Wednesday when one of two planes bombing rebel positions missed its target in the heart of Marawi City, where ground troops took on pro-Islamic State militants in a tenth day ...

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Paris agreement can not be renegotiated

Two White House officials avoided similar questions at a background briefing with reporters after Trump's speech Thursday. And EPA chief Scott Pruitt dodged the question in an interview with CNN's...

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Angela Merkel: Trump can't stop us on Paris deal

Trump said the deal, drawn up during the Obama administration, was "very unfair" to the United States, and did not pose strict enough restrictions on India and China . The transformation envisaged...

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Dramatic video shows sea lion dragging girl underwater

Dramatic video shows sea lion dragging girl underwater

Onlookers at Steveston Fisherman's Wharf screamed and a man thought to be a relative of the girl jumped in and lifted her to safety. The slightly terrifying moment a sea lion emerged from the wate...

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As US threatens withdrawal, Feds still committed to Paris Accord, McKenna says

As US threatens withdrawal, Feds still committed to Paris Accord, McKenna says

The UN secretary general, António Guterres, warned on Tuesday that if the United States exits the Paris climate agreement , there could be negative economic, security and societal consequences for th...

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US Mayors pledge to adopt Paris Agreement goals

US Mayors pledge to adopt Paris Agreement goals

Trump has said that he is not opposed to protecting the environment, but he is opposed to deals that could harm USA national interests. Now, Irish Environmental groups are to hold a protest outsid...

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'We're getting out' from Paris climate deal: Donald Trump

'We're getting out' from Paris climate deal: Donald Trump

In a widely-trailed decision, Trump said he would negotiate to re-enter the agreement on "terms fair to Americans". NPR journalists fact-checked and added context to his remarks, including comments ...

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