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More venues cancel Kathy Griffin shows

She has apologized for the incident , and said today that she stands by her apology, with TMZ .com reporting that Griffin said she wishes she had used a blowup doll instead, with less ketchup. Gri...

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EU's Juncker: China, EU agree clean energy needs global solution

EU's Juncker: China, EU agree clean energy needs global solution

The EU leaders said the bloc's cooperation with China in fields including free trade, climate change and security will benefit global peace and prosperity. Wang Yiwei, director of the Center for Europ...

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Pippa Middleton wedding: Meghan Markle - why didn't she go to the ceremony?

Pippa Middleton wedding: Meghan Markle - why didn't she go to the ceremony?

Pippa tied the knot with financier James Matthew on Saturday in what was dubbed the "society wedding of the year". Other guests included the groom's brother, reality TV star Spencer Matthews, wi...

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Paris Climate Change Agreement: Celebrities React To President's Decision Of America's Withdrawal

See more reactions from world leaders to the US withdrawal from the Paris accord here. " The Paris Agreement remains a cornerstone in the cooperation between our countries, for effectively and ti...

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ANC MPs must vote in line with caucus - NEC

These were the words of ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe at a media briefing following the recent NEC meeting held over the weekend. The ANC's alliance partners have previously supported the...

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Paris Accord: Angela Merkel vows 'more decisive action than ever' on climate

European leaders were especially dismayed by Trump's refusal to reaffirm United States support for last year's Paris climate change accord and his failure to publicly endorse NATO's mutual defense...

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Kerala: Eight Youth Congress leaders, butcher held for calf-killing

Kerala: Eight Youth Congress leaders, butcher held for calf-killing

Youth Congress leader Rijil Makutty has now been suspended by Congress. Cutting across party barriers, a number of political leaders, celebrities and activists had come out against the gory act. The m...

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BJP chief Amit Shah arrives in Kerala on three-day visit

BJP chief Amit Shah arrives in Kerala on three-day visit

Besides interacting with party leaders over organisational work and future plans for BJP in the state, Shah is expected to hold meetings with BJP allies, leaders of various communities and influential...

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House intelligence panel subpoenas Flynn, Cohen; seeks 'unmasking' docs

The investigative moves come as Robert S. Mueller III , the special counsel investigating possible links between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, has cleared ousted FBI Director James B....

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Uproar in NYC After Trump Ditches Global Climate Agreement

Environment chief Erik Solheim says the decision by President Donald Trump to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord "in no way brings an end to this unstoppable effort". "It has been the s...

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World pledges to save 'Mother Earth' despite Trump's snub to climate pact

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 fro...

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Korean missile launch may be testing rivals, not technology

Korean missile launch may be testing rivals, not technology

Japan's prime minister vowed to take "specific action" after North Korea launched another missile that plunged into the Sea of Japan, the latest provocation from the regime's bellicose leader ...

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Germany's Angela Merkel pledges 'more decisive action than ever' on climate

While Trump said the United States would be willing to rejoin the accord if it could obtain more favorable terms, the three European leaders said the agreement cannot be renegotiated, "since it is a...

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No evidence about Russia's interference in US polls: Putin

Trump earlier in the day said the United States was withdrawing from the Paris climate change deal, agreed by more than 190 nations. "We [ Russia ] can not do what the Kiev authorities should do", P...

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Kevin Durant, Golden State roll over Cleveland in NBA Finals opener

Durant scored 38 points on 14-of-26 shooting, grabbed eight rebounds and passed off eight assists while Stephen Curry added 28 points, sinking 6-of-11 3-pointers as Golden State dominated Cle...

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Trump administration requests Supreme Court to reinstate Muslim-nation travel ban

The Trump Administration on Thursday asked the US Supreme Court to allow the President's blocked " travel ban " order to take effect in the wake of last week's defeat for the administration in t...

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Jihadists behind Egypt convoy attack

In April, two churches were attacked on Palm Sunday by suicide bombers, killing over 40 Copts. Islamic State in Iraq and Syria ( ISIS ) has claimed responsibility for the attack that left 29 C...

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Some LGBT facts for Pride Month

Some LGBT facts for Pride Month

Her tweets were posted after her father, Donald Trump , 70, noticeably stayed quiet on acknowledging the popular positive stance. From 2009 until 2016, President Obama had issued annual Proclamat...

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Trump Signs Waiver to Keep Embassy in Tel Aviv

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump has yet to reach a decision on whether or not to move the USA embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Anothe...

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Juventus bar Zidane's path to history with Real

Buffon has been the last line of a Juve defence that conceded only three times en route to the final - the lowest total since Arsenal arrived at the showpiece game in 2006 having let in two goals . K...

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May's lead falls to 3 percentage points

May's lead falls to 3 percentage points

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. With Yougov's model giving t...

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Fury in Britain over Manchester attack leaks from US

Fury in Britain over Manchester attack leaks from US

He added that his son had been getting ready to visit Saudi Arabia before travelling to Libya to spend Ramadan with family and denied he had any links to militants. The New York Times said this mang...

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Trump calls Philippines casino fire 'terrorist attack'

According to Resorts World Manila's official Twitter account, there were at least 35 casualties in the incident, including 13 employees and 22 guests. Like most Manila casinos and hotels, Resor...

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Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify next week in Russian Federation probe

Senate panel investigating Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, in a hearing that could be hard for President Donald Trump . The Senate's main interest in Comey concerns the natur...

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Saina Nehwal, B Sai Praneeth progress to Thailand Open semifinals

Saina Nehwal, B Sai Praneeth progress to Thailand Open semifinals

Indian shutters had a field day at the Thailand Open today, as both Saina Nehwal and Sai Praneeth booked a place in the semi-finals of their respective events. The match was stretched to the d...

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In US presidential first, Trump prays at Jerusalem's Western Wall

Prime Minister Netanyahu was one of the first world leaders to visit the United States after President Trump's inauguration and today's visit is one more step the President has taken to reaffirm the...

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Putin calls on United States businessmen to help 'normalize' ties

Pressed by Kelly to explain the Russian "fingerprints" described by the combined intelligence agencies' declassified report, Putin sneered that the IP addresses the report attributed to Russian hacker...

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Leaders pledge to boost climate efforts after Trump decision

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox also criticized Trump's move, saying on Twitter: "He's declaring war on the planet itself". In what could herald a tilt away from trans-Atlantic ties, European...

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Oil prices recover on reports of fall in U.S. inventory

Oil prices recover on reports of fall in U.S. inventory

That compared with analyst expectations for a decrease of 2.5 million barrels. However, U.S. crude production rose to 9.34 million bpd last week, up almost 500,000 bpd from a year ago. One of the ...

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Jury of 12 on Bill Cosby sex assault case includes 2 blacks

Jury of 12 on Bill Cosby sex assault case includes 2 blacks

A jury has been seated in the trial of comedian Bill Cosby . Another 17 said they can not form an unbiased opinion as to Cosby's guilt or innocence based on the nature of the allegations. Six alterna...

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