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US Def. Sec'y Mattis touts Trump predecessors' Asia policy

Over the past six months, North Korea has conducted more than ten missile tests, threatening its immediate neighbors as well as the new Trump administration. Pyongyang has defied a United Nation...

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South Korea fires warning shots at suspected drone from North

South Korea fires warning shots at suspected drone from North

The South Korean military has reportedly fired shots at the unidentified object - thought to be a missile or drone - flying across the border from the North. They also sent warning broadcasts three ti...

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Sanders slams Trump for insulting Germany, publicly attacking Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday stressed the importance of Berlin's transatlantic alliance with the USA, but said that her country must engage with other nations. "The U.S. Senate sho...

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Big US companies stay on White House panel despite climate jolt

Tech industry entrepreneur Elon Musk weighed in on the news by announcing that he will not no longer participate in presidential councils. Paris " mayor Anne Hidalgo backed him up on Twitter...

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Putin says still chance to do global climate deal despite USA withdrawal

Putin's comments drew laughs from the audience, which had gathered in St. Petersburg , Russia , for an annual economic forum held over three days. U.S. "That's how we can fight terrorism", Modi sa...

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Questions Arise Over Fox News Sole Anonymous Source Exonerating Jared Kushner

Questions Arise Over Fox News Sole Anonymous Source Exonerating Jared Kushner

Investigators want to know why Kushner secretly met in December with officials at the NY branch of a Russian bank, ABC News reports. The Russian banker, Sergey N. Second, the idea of using only Russia...

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UN votes to add 15 North Koreans, 4 entities to UN blacklist

The UN Security Council has unanimously passed a resolution to expand sanctions against North Korea. The first individual on the proposed new blacklist is Cho Il U, believed to be the overseas e...

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Cuomo Forms 'United States Climate Alliance' With California and Washington State Governors

Cuomo Forms 'United States Climate Alliance' With California and Washington State Governors

Together, with the New York Communities for Change, the People's Climate Movement of New York , Sane Energy Project, We Act for Environmental Justice and so many other groups, we're building the mo...

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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

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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