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Spicer refuses to say Trump's 'covfefe' tweet was a typo

Spicer refuses to say Trump's 'covfefe' tweet was a typo

So, what if rather than the answer he gave, Spicer said something like: "The president made a typo". The White House said on Wednesday it will no longer answer questions about the ongoing invest...

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On 3-year anniversary, PM Modi gifts northeast the 'Bhupen Hazarika Bridge'

On 3-year anniversary, PM Modi gifts northeast the 'Bhupen Hazarika Bridge'

The 9.15-km-long Dhola-Sadiya bridge is India's longest river bridge. Besides giving a major boost to tourism, this over Rs 950 crore bridge also assumes strategic significance given its position vi...

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New survey predicts huge Tory losses and hung Parliament

New survey predicts huge Tory losses and hung Parliament

The new modelling by one of the country's leading pollsters suggests the Conservative Party would fall short of an overall majority by 16 seats, meaning a hung parliament and potential coalition tal...

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Trump pulls US from global warming accord, to allies' dismay

Elon Musk, the billionaire founder of Tesla, SpaceX, and PayPal, tweeted on Wednesday that he has done all he can to influence Trump's decision and if the Orangeman did not listen he would give up o...

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Manchester bomber Abedi's terror connections revealed

Manchester bomber Abedi's terror connections revealed

President Trump vowed on Thursday to bring anyone caught leaking USA intelligence to justice after British police stopped sharing information about the Manchester suicide bombing with the United Sta...

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Putin visits France, hopes to mend strained ties with West

Putin visits France, hopes to mend strained ties with West

Emerging from the two-hour meeting, Macron and Putin vowed to improve the strained relations between their countries, while admitting to disagreements during talks described by Macron as "extrem...

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Trump quits climate deal 'to protect Americans'

Trump quits climate deal 'to protect Americans'

There has been widespread global condemnation of the USA move, but the Polish government seems to keep a low profile on the matter. He said that Brussels and Beijing believe in "the full impleme...

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Inside the NDP-Green governing agreement

That approval likely cost her in the May 9 election, in which the Liberals fell one seat short of a majority and the Greens, with just three seats, were left holding the balance of power. The Greens w...

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Cyclone Mora pounds Bangladesh coast, damage reported

The shelter areas included schools and other safe buildings in 17 coastal districts. The tropical storm flattened thousands of temporary huts in camps for Rohingya refugees who had fled viole...

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Make-in-India outreach has attracted many German SMEs: Modi

Make-in-India outreach has attracted many German SMEs: Modi

But, while Trump received a warm welcome in Saudi Arabia and Israel, he left behind a bitter taste in Europe after the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels and the G7 get-together...

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Trump says U.S. to quit Paris climate pact; allies voice dismay

As widely predicted, Trump announced Thursday that the USA would withdraw from the Paris climate agreement , but was willing to negotiate a new deal, though few countries looked likely to respond pos...

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French President Macron meets Russian President Putin

French President Macron meets Russian President Putin

The Kremlin appeared to favour Macron's far-right opponent Marine Le Pen for the presidency during the campaign - a view reinforced when Putin granted her an audience a month before the election's...

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US environmental agency chief says humans contribute to global warming

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson answers a question from the media about the USA leaving the Paris climate accord , while meeting with Brazilian Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes Ferreira, Friday, Jun...

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Victims Of Deadly Manila Casino Attack Include Employees, Guests

Victims Of Deadly Manila Casino Attack Include Employees, Guests

Stephen Reilly, the resort's Chief Operating Officer, said the attacker was shot and wounded by security guards, and retreated into the hotel room where he doused a bed he was lying on in gasoline a...

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National Spelling Bee gets down to final 4

National Spelling Bee gets down to final 4

Alice Liu , 10, from Chesterfield, Mo., smiles before spelling her word during the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee , Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Oxon Hill, Md . "She worked hard for it", said An...

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More Kathy Griffin shows cancelled as backlash over beheaded Trump video grows

More Kathy Griffin shows cancelled as backlash over beheaded Trump video grows

She added that male artists like Marilyn Manson had simulated beheading Trump but had not drawn widespread criticism. She gradually regained her confidence, proclaiming, "He wants to mess with me?...

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Indian Navy carries on relief operations in flood-hit Sri Lanka

The Disaster Management Center said more than 27,000 people have been displaced by the landslides. The severe weather has also displaced almost half a million people, and triggered major landslides ...

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Trump backs out of Paris climate accord

Abandoning the pact was one of Trump's principal campaign pledges, but America's allies have expressed alarm about the likely consequences. Trump's daughter, Ivanka, favors staying in, the official ...

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Jimmy Kimmel skewers Trump for Paris Accord decision

He added that he was ready to negotiate a new agreement or reenter the accord on improved terms. If we can, great. Jacky Naegelen / Reuters India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers a speech...

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Local climate experts decry US withdrawal from Paris Agreement

Trump announced during a speech at the White House Rose Garden that he had chose to pull out of the landmark climate deal, in part because it would not reduce global temperatures fast enough to hav...

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'Drive out' Islamist extremists, Trump tells Middle East

As the US President's time in Saudi Arabia came to an end, he likened the fight against Islamic extremism to a battle between good and evil and not different faiths. Trump in his speech called Hama...

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Putin: Claim we meddled in US election 'reminds me of anti-Semitism'

President Vladimir Putin acknowledged yesterday that some "patriotic" individuals may have engaged in hacking but insisted Russian Federation as a country has never done it, and he pledged to wait o...

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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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