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Trump tells advisers U.S. will scrap Paris accord

According to the official, the president is weighing the elements in favor and against the pact reached in December 2015 by 195 countries. Bainimarama has called on Donald Trump to not let the who...

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Trump, Merkel get along well: White House

So, yes, this has to be put into a German political context. In keeping with his nationalist economic agenda, he hit out in particular at Germany's substantial trade surplus with the U.S., threat...

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Trump likely to withdraw from Paris climate deal

City and state level governments will also fill the federal void and, most importantly, capital knows what Trump does not, that climate change mitigation is an unstoppable locomotive that is going...

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India deplores heinous terrorist attack in Kabul

Two Taliban suicide bombers killed at least 27 people and wounded around 40 in an attack on buses carrying newly graduated cadets on the western outskirts of Kabul , officials said . The blast too...

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North Korea fires ballistic missile, South Korea says

North Korea Monday test-fired a ballistic missile for the third time in less than three weeks, earning a rebuke from US President Donald Trump who said it showed "disrespect" for neighbouring China...

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Big Explosion Hits Afghan Capital, Kabul

Big Explosion Hits Afghan Capital, Kabul

Operation Resolute Support, the NATO-led global mission to support Afghan forces, said the "vigilance and courage" of Afghan security forces had prevented the vehicle entering the green zone, but ordi...

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At least nine killed, over 80 wounded in Kabul vehicle bomb attack

At least nine killed, over 80 wounded in Kabul vehicle bomb attack

The insurgent group rarely claims responsibility for attacks that kill large numbers of civilians. A Taliban suicide bomber rams his vehicle into a minibus belonging to television channel Tolo, ...

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Turkey says US arming Syrian Kurdish militia 'extremely dangerous'

Speaking to Al Jazeera last month, Erdogan criticised Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, over an agreement between the two to fight what he described as "terrorist groups" operating in Turkey. The S...

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United Nations chief says climate deal 'absolutely essential'

United Nations chief says climate deal 'absolutely essential'

Gutteres never mentioned the American leader by name in his speech at New York University's Stern School of Business, his first major address on climate change since taking the reins of the Unite...

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Out of Paris climate accord, White House official says

U.S. President Donald Trump has chose to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, the Axios news outlet reported Wednesday, citing two unidentified sources with direct knowledge of the decisi...

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White House communications director Michael Dubke resigns

White House communications director Michael Dubke resigns

President Donald Trump says Russian officials "must be laughing at the U.S". He said the reasons for his departure were "personal". "It's one of many worrisome bits of evidence, that collectively ra...

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What is covfefe? Donald Trump's tweet puzzles the public

Get the Newsday Now newsletter! Others outside Trump Tower Wednesday morning had their own theories. Rob Szczerba, a rocket scientist, said: "That was probably your first and only tweet that made...

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Macron meets Putin, warns over Syrian chemical weapons

Macron meets Putin, warns over Syrian chemical weapons

The Kremlin leader told Le Figaro , a French newspaper, that the allegations were inspired by the "desire of those who lost the USA elections to improve their standing ", the Associated Press rep...

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Trump expected to pull U.S. from Paris climate pact

Pruitt has been a vocal proponent of withdrawing from the accord. In his conversations with foreign leaders last week, Trump offered no final decision, saying he would take his counterparts' argum...

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Jared Kushner will answer questions 'when the time is right'

Very concerned about the nature of these approaches to the Russians". Will recent revelations impact Jared Kushner's influence on Trump? The official was not authorized to publicly discuss private...

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Putin: French President Macron's Views on International Relations 'Pragmatic'

But he said France and Russian Federation, which backs Assad , should share more intelligence and work together to find a political solution to the conflict. On Monday, he defended that gesture a...

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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Demands Special Session For Transgender 'Bathroom Bill'

Agencies under sunset review are set for extinction if lawmakers don't approve legislation to continue them. The National Rifle Association said Texas' gun carry fees are now America's lowest. "We'v...

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Blast in Kabul diplomatic kills at least 9

AFP | The BBC's Afghan driver was killed and four of its journalists were injured on Wednesday in a massive truck bomb blast that ripped through Kabul's diplomatic quarter , the British broad...

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Trump eyes White House overhaul

The White House did not acknowledge the meeting or Kushner's attendance until March. The talks between Mr Kushner and the Russians , if confirmed, would raise new questions about the Trump te...

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Vehicle bombs kill 14 in central Baghdad - security sources

The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for the attack, which Iraqi officials said apparently involved remotely detonated explosives inside a parked vehicle. Citing unnamed police ...

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London 'furious' at United States for Manchester bomb probe leaks

British Interior minister Amber Rudd had described the leaks as " irritating ". The New York Times has defended its decision to publish crime scene photographs of the Manchester bombing, sayin...

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Minimum Wage Bill Scales Second Reading In House

Gbajabiamila said that, "provided that the minimum wage in sub-section 1 of this section shall be subject to periodic review every 5 years and the first review shall be effective from the 1st day of J...

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UK PM May's election lead narrowing, 6th poll since Manchester attack shows

UK PM May's election lead narrowing, 6th poll since Manchester attack shows

Unlike Theresa May , Mr Corbyn was not joined by his spouse on the show, which focused on his personality rather than his politics. The renewal of Trident was "a conference decision by the Labour ...

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Macron presents diverse cabinet; shows willingness to reform

Macron presents diverse cabinet; shows willingness to reform

Macron, a former economy minister in outgoing President Francois Hollande's Socialist government before he split off to form his independent Republic on the Move (REM) party, has pledged to draw fig...

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Manchester Police Make Arrests, Criticize Leaks

The BBC reported that United Kingdom officials were furious about a story in the New York Times on Wednesday that included photos of the crime scene. British officials were infuriated by the leak...

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High stakes as Pentagon tests ICBM defense system for first time

Two weeks earlier, North Korea tested a KN-17 medium-range ballistic missile, the first successful launch of its kind for the nation. North Korea has dramatically ramped up missile tests over the pa...

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Japan urges China to do more to pressure N. Korea

Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Alabama), chairman of the House Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee, said the successful test will help deter USA adversaries. Laura Grego, senior scientist at the Union...

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Blast in diplomatic area of Afghan capital kills, wounds 50

Blast in diplomatic area of Afghan capital kills, wounds 50

It was one of the worst attacks Kabul has seen since the drawdown of foreign forces at the end of 2014. All Indian Embassy staff are reportedly safe. The Chinese, Turkish and Iranian embassies are a...

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Half of President Trump's twitter followers are bots

According to Mande, he figured out the follower-buying scheme in 2012, not long after realizing that the most sought-after celebs have the most Twitter followers. Even in the last week, the number of ...

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Trump On Verge Of Making Big Changes To Communications Team

Trump On Verge Of Making Big Changes To Communications Team

Kushner's connection with the Russian Federation probe was alleged in a Washington Post report while Trump was on a nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe . "I don't like it", the Republican ...

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How to mend the fences of a souring US-German relationship

German companies now invest between 9 and almost 13 billion euros in India, but the Indian prime minister would like to see far more German money coming to his country. "Everything that happens in I...

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It's clear Russian Federation interfered with United States election — Ex-CIA chief

It's clear Russian Federation interfered with United States election — Ex-CIA chief

Citing the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination, Flynn's lawyer said on Monday that Flynn would not comply with subpoenas from the Senate intelligence committee, which is conducting its ...

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Pentagon declares success for key test of missile defense

The Pentagon is still incorporating engineering upgrades to a missile interceptor that has yet to be fully tested in realistic conditions. The last test was in 2014. "It s about at what point do we do...

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Make in India outreach has attracted many German SMEs: Modi

This will change", Trump wrote in his early-morning tweet . "We live in a globalised world and India .is a partner", she said , adding that "in no way do other relations stand against transatlant...

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Scores Dead, Hundreds Injured In Kabul Car Bombing

The interior ministry was calling on Kabul residents to donate blood, saying hospitals were in "dire need". Media reports said today that a massive explosion in Kabul's high-security diplomati...

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