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Tillerson: U.S. still will cut emissions despite Paris pullout

Tillerson: U.S. still will cut emissions despite Paris pullout

He also touted USA efforts to combat climate change and said many of those gains were made outside of the Paris agreement . Tillerson says the USA has "a terrific record" in curbing greenhouse gas ...

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House of Cards' Twitter account brilliantly trolls Theresa May over TV debate

House of Cards' Twitter account brilliantly trolls Theresa May over TV debate

A noisy and ill-tempered TV election debate began and ended with Jeremy Corbyn and the UK's minor parties condemning Theresa May for failing to turn up. Have you seen people sleeping around our stat...

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Three days after Sri Lanka floods, affected communities await help

The severe weather has also displaced almost half a million people, and triggered major landslides throughout the country, reports CNN. Up to now 164 people have been killed in Sri Lanka as torrenti...

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Trump signs waiver keeping US embassy in Tel Aviv -- for now

Zomlot says: "We are ready to start the consultation process with the USA administration". Israel's prime minister says the USA decision not to move its embassy to Jerusalem has hurt the prospects f...

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Netanyahu says US Embassy decision delays peace

Mr Trump's move to renew the waiver for six months keeps the USA embassy in Tel Aviv for now. President Trump acted correctly by resisting the temptation to make good on his past populist statements...

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NZ win toss, batting first vs Australia in Champions Trophy

Last time they met at Edgbaston was in Champions Trophy 2013, in a match that was washed out. After the first three balls, Starc goes around the wicket and bowls a dot ball. "I feel really goo...

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Azhar: India clash just another game

The de Villiers-led side slumped to a 1-2 defeat to England in the three-match ODI series after two closes match went the hosts' way while they were humbled in the final game. India won both matche...

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PIL filed against EC's EVM challenge

PIL filed against EC's EVM challenge

The challenge will begin at 10 am and end at 2 pm. Members of a technical committee that helps the poll panel evaluate the EVMs would judge the proceedings. Hence the hackathon to be conducted tomor...

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Cook memo condemns Trump's withdrawal from climate pact

Trump made this announcement in front of a battery of reporters when the temperature this afternoon was reported to be around 26 degrees Celsius. In 2015 when the Paris Agreement was signed , 11...

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Putin urges 'joint work' with Trump on climate

The UNFCCC is the body underpinning all global climate negotiations, including the Kyoto Protocol (which the United States famously failed to ratify) and the Paris Agreement (which the United Stat...

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Mayor Landrieu criticizes Trump decision on Paris accord

Mayor Landrieu criticizes Trump decision on Paris accord

Less than a year later, US policymakers are weighing the possibility of withdrawing from the Paris Agreement . But he may be overstating how much it would have hurt the economy. Speaking with MIT Te...

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Philippines president Duterte says he ``will not talk to terrorists``

Duterte's rape remark came during a speech on Friday aimed at reassuring soldiers that he would take full responsibility for any backlash to martial law, which he imposed last week on Mindanao island....

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FTSE 100 rises as pound slips on fresh election poll

May surprised nearly everyone in April when she called the snap election , saying she wanted to strengthen her hand for negotiations with the rest of the European Union about Britain's exit from th...

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May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans

She called the election three years early to increase her majority, now 17 seats, so she could strengthen her negotiating hand in Brexit talks with the rest of Europe . YouGov acknowledged that ...

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May and Corbyn clash over Brexit ordeal

Speaking in the North-east and referring to Mr Corbyn , Ms May said: "What we know in this election is that the only other person that can be Prime Minister in seven days' time is simply not up t...

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Schwarzenegger chides Trump over Paris climate agreement pullout

United States president's decision is "extremely regrettable" but Germany and other countries are more determined than ever to tackle climate change , chancellor says . "190 nations are showing str...

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House committee issues more subpoenas in Russia probe

The requests were made by former Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan, former national security adviser Susan Rice and Samantha Power, the former US representative to the United Nations...

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With wind in sails, Corbyn wins hearts in Brexit town

With wind in sails, Corbyn wins hearts in Brexit town

Her answer, which came during a Q&A session with journalists, gives the most detailed outline yet of Labour's plan in the event of no party gaining overall control in the June 8 general election. Th...

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CEOs blast Trump's move to withdraw U.S. from Paris deal

Announcing his much-anticipated decision from the Rose Garden of the White House when the day temperature was around 26 degrees Celsius, Trump said he has been elected to represent Pittsburg and not...

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What do the polls during an election campaign actually mean?

In the latest in a series of polls showing the election race tightening, a Panelbase survey put the Conservative lead over Labour at eight points - down seven from a similar survey a fortnight ago. In...

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Japan disappointed by Trump's decision to quit Paris agreement

Governors from four states - California, New York , Massachusetts and Washington - plan to uphold the Paris Agreement , the Golden State's governor said in a statement . The president of the Eu...

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Merkel, minister stress U.S. ties after critical Trump tweet

Merkel, minister stress U.S. ties after critical Trump tweet

Germany wants to develop its ties with India but this should not be at the cost of its trans-Atlantic relationship, Chancellor Angela Merkel said yesterday after meeting Prime Minister Narendra M...

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Philippines air strike on rebel positions kills 10 government troops

A group of our military, army men, were hit by our own airstrike. "10 killed and 8 wounded", Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said in a text message to reporters. Lorenzana said the military might...

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CBS anchor Pelley exiting the evening news broadcast

CBS anchor Pelley exiting the evening news broadcast

Even though, evening news shows don't have the clout they once had - with CNN , Fox News and MSNBC gaining in audience - network broadcasts still reach more than 21 million viewers each night. The ...

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Billionaire Bloomberg pledges $15 million to United Nations for climate change

Leaders of scores of cities and some states across the country said Thursday they'll continue to follow global climate goals, even though President Donald Trump said the country is withdrawing f...

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South African Leaked Emails Heap More Pressure on Zuma

South African Leaked Emails Heap More Pressure on Zuma

ANC spokesman Zizi Kodwa told ENCA television that allegations Zuma's son Duduzane Zuma had acted as a middleman between the government and private interests should be part of any investigation....

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S&P reaffirms South African BB+ credit rating

S&P reaffirms South African BB+ credit rating

S&P Global and Fitch downgraded the country to junk status earlier this year after President Jacob Zuma fired finance minister Pravin Gordhan and reshuffled his cabinet. "Improvement in policy d...

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Trump administration asks Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban

Trump administration asks Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban

The appeals court ruled against reinstating the travel policy by a 10-3 vote last week. The court has a 5-4 conservative majority. Trump's legal team has asked the apex court to expedite the h...

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Over 10000 'false claims' made for free Manchester benefit concert tickets

Over 10000 'false claims' made for free Manchester benefit concert tickets

A Ticketmaster spokeswoman said: 'Sadly, over 10,000 unscrupulous applications have been made'. Grande announced Tuesday she would return to Manchester with the benefit concert and all pro...

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Maduro taps top aides to lead Venezuela constitution rewrite

Maduro taps top aides to lead Venezuela constitution rewrite

As Venezuela continues to collapse under socialist rule, left-leaning countries who support President Nicolas Maduro insisted at a meeting of the Organization of American States (OAS) that other n...

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