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U.S. warship sails within 12 miles of China-claimed reef

U.S. warship sails within 12 miles of China-claimed reef

The patrol was conducted Wednesday by the guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey near Mischief Reef , a feature in the Spratly islands where China has constructed an artificial outpost equipped wit...

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Investors bet climate withdrawal will boost United States drilling

Activist groups including the Sierra Club and Indivisible Chicago will lead the march beginning at 4:30 p.m. Friday. The price of oil has fallen sharply as investors bet that President Donald Trump...

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EU, China trade spat blocks climate statement

In their meeting, the three leaders committed to cutting back on fossil fuels, developing more green technology and helping raise funds to help poorer countries cut their emissions, but a dispute ab...

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One escapee returned to Prentiss County Jail

One escapee returned to Prentiss County Jail

According to the Clarion Ledger-the MS newspaper closest to the jail from which the trio escaped-said law enforcement established a "containment area" in Colbert County, AL hoping to trap the remainin...

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Putin Dismisses Intelligence About Russian Interference in Election as 'Assumptions'

Russian President Vladimir Putin launched a blistering attack on Friday (Jun 2) on what he said were baseless accusations that Moscow was behind a hacking and influence campaign aimed at getting...

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Chelsea earns $195 million for winning Premier League

Chelsea earns $195 million for winning Premier League

The Blues were on UK TV 28 times over the course of the season, second only to Liverpool and almost three ties as many times as Hull, Sunderland and Stoke, who came bottom on the appearance list w...

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Russia secret ties allegations nothing but 'hysteria': Putin

Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), Russia's largest international business gala, this year sees the return of American companies in sufficient numbers to run a separate U.S. "[Mr. Assad...

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Former Ethiopia minister Tedros Adhanom elected as new World Health Organization chief

Former Ethiopia minister Tedros Adhanom elected as new World Health Organization chief

Ethiopian delegates could be seen hugging and high-fiving each other after their countryman made it to the second round, which Tedros went on to win with 121 votes versus Nabarro's 62. Adhanom will ...

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USA evangelical green groups pan Trump's climate accord exit

That remains true today. The Paris Agreement is an worldwide agreement meant to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and combat global climate change . The President's decision runs counter to prodigiou...

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Manchester Police Frantically Searching For Possible Second Bomb

The British government and Greater Manchester police had refused to confirm the identity of the suicide bomber as Salman Abedi just over two hours before his name appeared in USA media outlets. A ...

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Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in Marawi friendly fire

Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in Marawi friendly fire

Ground commanders in Marawi have also made a decision to continue their air strikes despite the May 31 air strike that accidentally killed 10 soldiers. The government has started an investigatio...

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North Korea 'flatly rejects' United Nations vow to tighten sanctions

North Korea 'flatly rejects' United Nations vow to tighten sanctions

South Korean administration was ready to understand China's concerns in protecting its legitimate interests; and to make active efforts to solve the issue concerning the US Terminal High Altitude Area...

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Scott Pelley officially out at 'CBS Evening News'

Scott Pelley officially out at 'CBS Evening News'

But Pelley had the contents of his " CBS Evening News " office packed Monday while he was off on assignment for " 60 Minutes ", which led to reports late Tuesday that he is out . The difference thi...

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US Anti-North Korea Sanctions Continue to Affect Ties with Russian Federation

The United States presented a draft UN Security Council resolution Thursday that would impose new sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, diplomats said. In the l...

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Sea Lion Pulls Girl from Pier, Drags Her Underwater

Sea Lion Pulls Girl from Pier, Drags Her Underwater

A video showing a California Sea Lion pulling a little girl into the ocean went viral this week, but one man doesn't find it as amusing as millions of others. But this time, it grabbed the girl by the...

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PM arrives in France on last leg of 4-nation tour

The two leaders will be discussing UN Security Council Reforms, India's permanent membership in the UNSC, counter-terrorism, climate change and India's membership for multilateral export control and...

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Trump tells Middle East to 'drive out' extremists

Trump tells Middle East to 'drive out' extremists

Pledging to work alongside the West Asian nations to combat extremist ideology in the region, Trump said all the countries from the United States to India, Australia to Russian Federation - ha...

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War of words between Trump and Merkel continues

War of words between Trump and Merkel continues

The relationship between Merkel and Trump contrasts with the warm ties between her and former U.S. president, Barack Obama-who last week travelled to Berlin to attend a key Protestant conference...

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Modi calls for blocking funding, weapons for terrorists in swipe at Pakistan

Modi calls for blocking funding, weapons for terrorists in swipe at Pakistan

Earlier, addressing the event, the Prime Minister said, "India is a responsible nation with regard to climate change.We can milk the nature". Modi said India is investing massivly in renewable energ...

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Pruitt, Spicer dodge questions on Trump's personal views on climate change

West Virginia Coal Association Senior Vice President Chris Hamilton said USA withdrawal from the Paris accord would build confidence in US mining and industry even if it wouldn't make major change...

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Paris agreement: what does China think?

The Paris Agreement , which went into effect November 4, 2016, and now has 147 signatories, would have big impacts on global temperatures, climate scientists have said. Federiga Bindi , a former advis...

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Bangladesh are a better side, Mortaza warns England

Ramachandra Guha, who quit a Supreme Court-appointed four-member committee overseeing the BCCI in protest, said in his letter of resignation: "If indeed the captain and the head coach were not getti...

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Telangana celebrates its Formation Day

Telangana celebrates its Formation Day

Its chief minister, N Chandrababu Naidu, adopted a more sombre note on the day - leading residents in a pledge to bring the truncated state back on the road to prosperity. He even spoke about the init...

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Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates Donate To Ivanka Trump-Backed Fund

Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates Donate To Ivanka Trump-Backed Fund

President Trump on Sunday will call on Arab leaders to join the United States in "honestly confronting the crisis of Islamist extremism", refining the harsh anti-terror rhetoric of his campaign in a ...

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Putin: "Patriotic" Hackers May Have Meddled with US Election

Trump said, according to the Paris Climate deal terms, China will be allowed many coal plants, and India will be allowed to double its coal production by 2020, but not the US. The event comes two da...

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Man charged over 'bomb threat' on Malaysia Airlines flight

The stranded passengers finally departed Melbourne yesterday night on another Malaysia Airlines flight . Several passengers wrestled the man to the floor, Mr Ashton said. A man who was arrested f...

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Australia stands by Afghanistan after attack

Australia stands by Afghanistan after attack

Condemning the attack, the ACB said, "By killing innocent and destitute people today, the enemies of Afghanistan's peace and stability showed that they are not worthy of friendship and will not chan...

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Kathy Griffin Reveals Death Threats & Secret Service Probe, Says Trump "Broke Me"

The stunt also received a strong backlash from both ends of the political spectrum. She was sacked from CNN as co-host of the company's annual New Yea's Eve coverage. Trump later tweeted that Gri...

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Merkel: 'We have to protect Mother Earth' after Trump quits Paris Accord

Merkel: 'We have to protect Mother Earth' after Trump quits Paris Accord

The German leader reiterated the main thrust of her remarks on Tuesday, saying the "current situation" gives Europe more reasons " to take our destiny into our own hands ". That she has made t...

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Won't judge Trump for exiting Paris accord

Someone is a mutt, can't do a thing, but the Jews are to be blamed. Putin also said that Trump's promise to negotiate new conditions for the US leaves hope for reaching a compromise before the Pari...

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