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USA states, cities and firms unite behind Paris accord

Bloomberg pledged up to $15 million to fund the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change Executive Secretariat, a program helping countries meet their commitments under the Paris agreement . Polon...

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UN agency says Iran in compliance of landmark nuclear deal

UN agency says Iran in compliance of landmark nuclear deal

The new International Atomic Energy Agency report, seen by AFP, said Iran's nuclear activities remain much reduced, making any push to make an atomic bomb much harder than before the agreement. Reuter...

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Jared Kushner, seen but not heard

Ivanka Trump was out of the office observing the Jewish holiday of Shavuot, a White House official said. As if that all were not enough, it turns out Kushner failed to mention that he had had thos...

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Disney CEO Bob Iger quits Trump council over Paris climate agreement

Trump also faced a backlash at home where Democratic state governors, city mayors and powerful companies drew up plans to meet the pact´s greenhouse gas emission targets. Speakers at the Chicago Mar...

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Pakistan Army claims to have killed 5 Indian soldiers on LoC

Pakistan Army claims to have killed 5 Indian soldiers on LoC

Pakistan Army befittingly responded to yet another incident of ceasefire violation by Indian troops in the Tatta Pani sector along the LoC , destroying Indian bunkers in the exchange of fire, th...

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Triple explosions kill 18 in Kabul

Triple explosions kill 18 in Kabul

Suicide bombers have killed at least seven people at the funeral in Kabul of a man who died during a protest on Friday, Afghan officials say. At least seven people have been killed and more th...

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Narendra Modi In France: PM Reaches France To Meet President Emmanuel Macron

Narendra Modi In France: PM Reaches France To Meet President Emmanuel Macron

He had said that he looked forward to work with Macron to deepen the bilateral ties between the countries. The two countries agreed to fight terrorism in all its forms, he added. French President al...

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Modi meets French President

Modi vowed to go "above and beyond" the Paris accord to combat climate change. Earlier, Modi and Macron travelled together to the famous landmark to pay homage to the Indians who fought and died f...

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Protesters slam Goldman Sachs over Venezuela bond purchase

Protesters in Venezuela took to streets to shout their voice venting out their anger against the not so popular President Nicolás Maduro. Goldman's GS, -1 .78% purchase of $2.8 billion in bonds, f...

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Macron Explains Tense Handshake With Trump, Calls It 'Moment Of Truth'

According to the Washington Post's Jonathan Capehart, French ambassador to the United States Gérard Araud warned Macron about Trump's handshake prior to the two presidents' meeting in Brussel...

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Explosions kill at least 4 attending Kabul funeral

The fresh killings are likely to further polarise a city that has been on edge since a truck bombing on Wednesday in Kabul's diplomatic quarter killed 90 people and wounded hundreds of others, in th...

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Afghanistan cancels friendly cricket series with Pakistan after Kabul attack

Afghanistan cancels friendly cricket series with Pakistan after Kabul attack

Most of the casualties were civilians, including women and children, but the dead also included Afghan security guards. No group has claimed responsibility for Wednesday's attack yet. The French, ...

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Trump urges world leaders to call his cellphone, raising concerns

Trump urges world leaders to call his cellphone, raising concerns

He even shared his number with French President Emmanuel Macron when the two spoke after Macron's presidential win earlier this month, a French official told the AP . There is already intense scrut...

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At least six killed in explosions at protester's funeral in Kabul

The explosions rocked a cemetery where a local senator's son was about to be buried, Interior Ministry deputy spokesman Najib Danish said. Ezadyar was the son of Alam Ezadyar, the first deputy of ...

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Jeremy Corbyn, the video game

Jeremy Corbyn, the video game

And she promised to listen to charities and voters and put a cap on social care costs to the elderly, though she said the level of the cap would be decided only after the election. And when he was c...

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RT America: House Intel Committee issues subpoenas in Russian election & unmasking investigations

The House intelligence committee says it is issuing subpoenas for Michael Flynn and Michael Cohen - President Donald Trump's former national security adviser and his personal lawyer - as well as t...

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Pentagon Chief Turns Up Heat on North Korea and China

Pentagon Chief Turns Up Heat on North Korea and China

China blocked tough new sanctions against North Korea that the United States pushed in the United Nations Security Council on Friday, but the council did vote unanimously to add 15 individuals a...

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Michael Bloomberg: US states and businesses will still meet Paris targets

Michael Bloomberg: US states and businesses will still meet Paris targets

He insisted the U.S. should be proud of its "terrific record" in cutting greenhouse gas emissions, even before the Paris pact took effect late previous year. "Because of that, they are in a position t...

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Indian origin and openly gay: Ireland's new PM breaks all barriers

And he said the party will come together after two weeks of robust debate. "It is just part of who I am", he said at the time. When Varadkar's father Mumbai-born Ashok Varadkar moved to Irela...

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Bombers kill at least 6 attending Kabul funeral

Bombers kill at least 6 attending Kabul funeral

More than 1,000 demonstrators had gathered near the site of a bomb blast in the capital earlier in the week, calling for the resignation of the Afghan government , and the stand-off was continuing ...

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India vows to 'go beyond' Paris accord, adding pressure on Trump

Earlier, Macron greeted Prime Minister Modi with a bear hug in the courtyard of the presidential Elysee Palace when he arrived for the meeting and working lunch. Addressing the joint media conference,...

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Ariana Grande Surprises Injured Fans At Manchester Hospital

She touched down at Stansted Airport ahead of her One Love Manchester benefit concert for all of the victims which is being held on Sunday. The parents welcomed this gesture " full of humility and...

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Trump critics, backers march around globe over climate and Russia

Trump critics, backers march around globe over climate and Russia

Marchers took to the streets across the country today, calling for an independent commission to investigate the White House's alleged ties to Russian Federation and demanding that Congress force Presi...

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Protecting climate an article of faith for us, says PM Modi

This is the first Indian prime ministerial visit to Spain in almost 30 years after the visit of then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in 1988.On Wednesday, Modi will call on King Felipe VI and hold a bil...

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Police tape: Former Canadian nurse confessed to killing 'mean' patients

Police tape: Former Canadian nurse confessed to killing 'mean' patients

Wettlaufer had already committed at least two murders when she flew to Saskatoon to meet Andrews in June 2009. At one point, Wettlaufer who had been struggling with alcoholism posted on her Facebo...

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North Korea's nuclear missile threat is 'clear & increasing', United States defence secretary warns

Mattis urged the worldwide community to work together and bring about the regime's denuclearization, and also said the United States will take additional measures to defend itself from the North's e...

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Misfiring Lions rescue win over Provincial Barbarians

Misfiring Lions rescue win over Provincial Barbarians

Following the domestic Premiership and Pro12 finals last weekend, Gatland's squad only arrived in New Zealand on Wednesday [31 May] and the rigours of an uncertain build-up were there for all to see...

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Corbyn challenges Theresa May over 'dementia tax'

Labour Prime Ministerial candidate Jeremy Corbyn was heckled repeatedly by a Question Time audience after he ruled out the "first use" of Britain's nuclear weapons. "That's the ideal", the host, Da...

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France, India show unity on Paris climate deal after U.S. move

India has taken various reformist measures to ward off red-tapism and has brought in transparency into the system, Modi said. Putin repeated calls for bolstering the country's business climate and ...

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Narendra Modi meets French President Emmanuel Macron

Earlier, Macron greeted Prime Minister Modi with a bear hug in the courtyard of the presidential Elysee Palace when he arrived for the meeting and working lunch. "A meeting to mark a new warmth and fr...

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