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Trump slams Germany trade deficit, defense shortfall

This will change". "Trump's insistence on 2-percent contribution of GDP for military purposes seems nearly created to call the Europeans' bluff on their commitment to North Atlantic Treaty Organis...

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Dutch politicians 'deplore' USA exit from Paris climate agreement

Dutch politicians 'deplore' USA exit from Paris climate agreement

Its secretariat headquartered in this city in Germany also notes the announced intention to renegotiate the modalities for the USA participation in the agreement . The President of the European C...

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Philippines soldiers killed in 'friendly fire' air strike in Marawi

The bombing error came during the first offensive deployment of fixed-wing aircraft in the operation, aimed at flushing out the Islamist gunmen who have defied expectations by clinging on through days...

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DNC: Ivanka should cut ties with China company

Li Qiang , executive director of the group, said it had never attracted this level of scrutiny from the security services before. The reported arrest and disappearances come at a time of susta...

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Leonardo DiCaprio decries Donald Trump's move to withdraw from Paris agreement

President Trump did say he plans to "renegotiate" or create an 'entirely new transaction, on terms that are fair to the United States .' But other global leaders involved in the Paris Accord re...

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Atlantic hurricane season starts with forecast of more activity

Atlantic hurricane season starts with forecast of more activity

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecast calls for 11 to 17 named storms, with five to nine hurricanes . Even though we've already seen one tropical storm in the Atlantic ...

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Putin hints Russian 'artists' may have hacked United States election

Putin hints Russian 'artists' may have hacked United States election

Petersburg. The four-part special from Stone will air a week after Putin's much publicized interview witg NBC's Megyn Kelly and comes at a time when allegations continue to swirl that Russian intell...

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In Bangladesh Nearly 300000 evacuated as cyclone approaches

While briefing reporters at the ministry, Additional Disaster Management and Relief Secretary Golam Mostafa on Wednesday said six people were killed and 61 others injured by the cyclone that swept 1...

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James Comey to testify Trump pressured him to end FBI's Russian Federation probe

James Comey to testify Trump pressured him to end FBI's Russian Federation probe

James Comey , fired last month as FBI director amid a federal investigation into connections between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, is set to testify next Thursday at a highly antici...

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Christy Clark will not resign as premier

Horgan and Weaver took questions from reporters following the signing, with the NDP leader saying it was an exciting time for democracy in B.C. Both leaders said they were excited to work together on ...

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Egypt directs airstrikes on Friday attackers' training camps in Eastern Libya

Egypt directs airstrikes on Friday attackers' training camps in Eastern Libya

Two suicide bombings this year at church services in the northern cities of Alexandria and Tanta on 9 April left 46 people dead. The bus came under fire on a side road in the desert on its way to th...

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Brazilian president refuses to step down

Brazilian president refuses to step down

Mr Temer has denied any wrongdoing. The news sent Brazilian stock and currency markets tumbling and raised doubts that Congress would pass Temer's austerity measures. Representatives for both ...

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Jeremy Corbyn was asked about Arsene Wenger on the campaign trail

Jeremy Corbyn was asked about Arsene Wenger on the campaign trail

Arsene Wenger has agreed a new two-year contract at Arsenal , bringing months of uncertainly to an end that even he admitted was damaging to the club over this past season. This of course comes afte...

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Donald Trump's Withdrawal From the Paris Accords Is a Crime Against Humanity

Donald Trump's Withdrawal From the Paris Accords Is a Crime Against Humanity

Trump said though that he was open to renegotiating the deal, or creating a new agreement, "on terms that are fair to the United States , its businesses, its workers, its people, its taxpayers". In a...

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Trump to make official announcement on Paris climate accord Thursday

Trump to make official announcement on Paris climate accord Thursday

Former Exxon CEO and current Secretary of State Rex Tillerson agrees , noting that withdrawing from the agreement reduces the U.S.' negotiating power in future trade and climate deals. Asked what k...

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Congress Subpoenas Trump And Obama Officials In Russia Inquiry

Mike Conaway, R-Texas, and Adam Schiff , D-California, said in a statement. "We hope and expect that anyone called to testify or provide documents will comply with that request, so that we may ga...

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Gulf Arab dispute rattles Trump's anti-Iran axis

Qatar's woes could signal more unsettled weeks ahead as newly emboldened Gulf rulers translate Trump's support into action. Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, in December limited military support...

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Dozens suffocate in Philippine casino after gunman torches tables

The ministry said it has notified the families of the deceased and will help them travel to the Philippines to repatriate the bodies of their loved ones. Manila's main worldwide airport closed the ga...

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Putin: Syria chemical attack was provocation against Assad

Putin: Syria chemical attack was provocation against Assad

Putin categorically denied that the Russian state would ever be involved in hacking, but the comments were nonetheless a shift from his previous flat rejections of allegations the attacks were linked ...

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Unruly man heading for American Airlines cockpit subdued, duct-taped to seat

Passengers among the 181 flying on Flight 31 staffed with six crew members took notice of Uskanli before the jet took off from Los Angeles . Los Angeles airport police identified the man as 25-y...

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Malaysia Airlines Passenger Tries To Enter Cockpit

There were no injuries. Mr Leoncelli, a former professional Australian Rules football player, said it had two antennae and what appeared to be a smartphone input. Malaysia Airlines said in a statem...

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US Congress Intelligence Committee subpoenas Donald Trump's personal lawyer in Russia probe

US Congress Intelligence Committee subpoenas Donald Trump's personal lawyer in Russia probe

Trump's tweets came as his advisers are planning to establish a "war room" to combat mounting questions about communication between Russian Federation and his presidential campaign before and after N...

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Trump asks Supreme Court to reinstate Muslim travel ban

In the court filings, Acting Solicitor General Jeff Wall highlighted the unprecedented nature of courts second-guessing the president on national security and immigration. It also halt the flow of ref...

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Putin says Snowden was wrong to leak secrets, but is no traitor

Putin says Snowden was wrong to leak secrets, but is no traitor

Russian President Vladimir Putin says that he's escaped multiple assassination attempts, and that he and the late Cuban leader Fidel Castro-who also faced many attempts on his life-conversed about p...

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Kerala Assembly to meet on June 8 to discuss cattle issue

Kerala Assembly to meet on June 8 to discuss cattle issue

However, the court said the new rule neither deprives people of their right to eat beef nor violates the Constitution. Hassan said the new law would disrupt the federal structure of the country. A...

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Lavrov Rejects Macron Accusations against Russian Media

Speaking with remarkable frankness, Macron tore into the state-funded Russian media outlets Sputnik and Russia Today , for spreading what he said were "serious untruths" during the French ele...

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House gives tentative approval to budget bill

The Republicans have a majority of 238 in the House of Representatives , while they only need 217 to pass the budget. This claim has been debunked by nonpartisan committee staff. The House budget a...

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Donald Trump widely condemned for pulling out of Paris climate change agreement

Disney CEO Bob Iger has resigned from President Donald Trump's Strategic and Policy Forum over the president's decision to withdraw from the Paris agreement on climate change . "For the eigh...

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Putin: 'Patriotic' Russian hackers may have targeted US election

Putin: 'Patriotic' Russian hackers may have targeted US election

Speaking to global media in Moscow , Putin claimed that swaying a national election was no easy task. "I can imagine that some do it deliberately, staging a chain of attacks in such a way as to...

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Man Allegedly Stole Portland Stabbing Victim's Wedding Ring and Backpack

Man Allegedly Stole Portland Stabbing Victim's Wedding Ring and Backpack

Best, who was 53, died at the scene while the 23-year-old Namkai-Meche died at the hospital. Police described the suspect as a white male with a blond hair mullet who was wearing a black Jordan Bran...

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