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UN says Trump climate move won't derail accord

UN says Trump climate move won't derail accord

Barbara Hendricks told reporters in Berlin that other countries will fill the leadership vacuum left by the U.S. but none will be expected to make up the shortfall in emissions reductions caused b...

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Trump interviewing ex-TSA chief John Pistole for Federal Bureau of Investigation job

According to CNN , sources close to Comey suggest that his testimony could reveal that Trump tried to pressure him to end the FBI's investigation of his campaign's ties to Russian Federation, thus...

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Trump decides not to move US Embassy in Israel

Moving the embassy risked infuriating Palestinians, who claim east Jerusalem as the capital of a future state, and inflaming regional tensions. The decision is an "important and wise step", the mini...

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Merkel calls US withdrawal from Paris Agreement "very regrettable"

She pledged her country's continued commitment to the accord, saying it was a "cornerstone" of attempts to protect "our Creation". The leaders of some of the U.S.'s biggest companies on Thursday bla...

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Trump tweet sparks social media ridicule

Or perhaps, it was his jibe at Trump critics who has unleashed endless waves of mockery with their wild guesses of its meaning. She suggested that President Trump and his allies were using Twitter ...

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Trump waives law requiring USA to move embassy to Jerusalem

Trump waives law requiring USA to move embassy to Jerusalem

But the president can waive the law if asserting that a waiver is in USA national security interests. Israel captured east Jerusalem - claimed by Palestinians for the capital of a future independent s...

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Protests, new climate pledges after Trump's Paris pullout

Trump has expressed his doubts about the existence of climate change for years, and said the accord would hurt the US economy and cost jobs. Vice President Mike Pence said Friday that "for some rea...

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11 people seated on Cosby jury; defense sees race bias

Cosby did not speak. The jury now consists of seven men and four women - all but one of them white - in a case that Cosby says may have racial undertones. "All things being equal, you'd have to say ...

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Muslim activist critical of Israel is cheered at graduation

Muslim activist critical of Israel is cheered at graduation

It's official", said Stephen Moore, an economist who worked for Trump's campaign and participated in an administration conference call. Under Obama, the United States committed to cutting its carbon e...

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USA not alone in financing global climate fund

President Donald Trump announced his decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate accord, a sweeping step that fulfills a campaign promise while seriously dampening global efforts to curb gl...

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Donald Trump's withdrawal from Paris accord 'global setback': China state media

The decision by the Trump Administration to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change is deeply disappointing, especially for the citizens of vulnerable nations throughout the world. O...

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'Covfefe' is proof Donald Trump is back on Twitter

President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington , Wednesday, May 31, 2017 . The " covfefe " affair could be a diversionary tactic, said Charles Bierbauer, dean ...

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Anthony Weiner Pleads Guilty in Sexting Case, Could Get Years in Prison

Anthony Weiner Pleads Guilty in Sexting Case, Could Get Years in Prison

The filing is uncontested, meaning she is not expecting a fight over custody of the couple's only child, 5-year-old son Jordan, or their assets. "I am guilty your honour, " Weiner said in a NY...

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White House: Trump Won't Move Embassy To Jerusalem For Now

White House: Trump Won't Move Embassy To Jerusalem For Now

A growing number of diplomats from the region, as well as U.S. sources, are telling me that Trump will sign the waiver at the end of the month that keeps the U.S. The senior official, who spoke on con...

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Trump vows probe into leaks after United Kingdom police suspend intelligence sharing

Trump vows probe into leaks after United Kingdom police suspend intelligence sharing

Some news reports indicated that security forces were on the hunt for a second device made by Abedi, which may now be with a member of this network. British-born Salman Abedi, 22, who was known to s...

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Chris Paul will give 'serious consideration' to joining Spurs

Chris Paul will give 'serious consideration' to joining Spurs

While there were indications earlier in the year that at the very least, the team's star point guard would be back, the tide seems to be changing somewhat as we draw nearer to free agency. As noted ...

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Defiant US governors vow to uphold climate pact

Senator Mike Lee (R) of Utah said , "We shouldn't have other nations lecturing us on how to clean up our environment". "Our president has broken a promise to the world and walked away from the most...

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World's Biggest Wind-Turbine Maker Falls as Trump Drops Paris

Trump said he would start to negotiate to re-enter the agreement, which most of the world has already ratified, on what he described with no evidence as terms that would be fair to American workers. ...

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Amazon bringing 1000 jobs to Georgia fulfillment center

Amazon bringing 1000 jobs to Georgia fulfillment center

According to BusinessWire , the company plans to build a fulfillment center in Jefferson and the new jobs will add to the 1,500 jobs at various facilities across the state. The company says employees ...

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Kanter says Turkish government arrested his father

Kanter says Turkish government arrested his father

The New York Times on Thursday reported that last month's brutal attack on protesters by members of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's security forces has jeopardized a $1.2 million deal f...

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November 7 election for Chaffetz seat; Packed GOP field forming

November 7 election for Chaffetz seat; Packed GOP field forming

After sleeping on a cot in his Washington, D.C. office for the duration of his time in Congress , Chaffetz said he decided it needed to end. After careful consideration and a long discussion with...

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Police 8 total arrested in Manchester Bombing

The level was raised to "critical" - meaning another attack was thought to be imminent - after Monday's bombing at a pop concert in Manchester. A woman who was arrested in Blackley on Wednesday ev...

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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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