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Comey to testify in Russian Federation investigation next week

On Feb. 14, Trump allegedly asked Comey during a private meeting to cease an ongoing investigation into former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn, who had resigned a day prior. FILE...

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Zuma appoints new acting police commissioner

Zuma appoints new acting police commissioner

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula's announcement on Thursday came after weeks of acrimonious tensions between Phahlane and police watchdog, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid), which ...

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Gunshots and explosions reported at Philippine mall

The Philippines' police chief said on Friday there was no indication the shooting incident at a Manila gaming resort was related to terrorism and it may have been a robbery. He said may need to exte...

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Natural disaster hits Haryana, strong tremors felt in Delhi

Natural disaster hits Haryana, strong tremors felt in Delhi

Seismology Department scientist Ved Prakash Thakur informed that the tremors were felt at 4.25 AM. So far there were no reports of any damage or loss of lives in the quake. The second tremor of 3.2 ...

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Philippines says 500 militants involved in siege

The military had warned there would be "collateral damage" in their fight to flush out the militants who had pre-planned the siege of a southern Philippine city, deploying weapons, ammunition, Isla...

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Paris Climate Accord: Trump adviser Elon Musk quits

He helped broker the climate change agreement in 2015, and at the time, touted it as the "best chance we have" to save the planet. "The Paris Accord is a BAD deal for Americans, and the President'...

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Philippine police chief says 1 gunman at large

Philippine police chief says 1 gunman at large

He says either the suspect lost in the casino and wanted to get his money back, or went "totally nuts". A policeman stands by outside the Resorts World Manila complex. Added dela Rosa: "Do not pan...

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Trump escalates threats to Germany over trade on Tuesday

Martin Schulz is the leader of the nation's second party, the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), and a former long-standing president of the European Parliament. "... Germany will see in tim...

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Obama Issues Statement on US Withdrawal From Paris Agreement

The president left open the possibility of returning to the Paris Accord under more favorable terms. Asked about Musk's resignation, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told "Fox News" that "anybody who ...

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Obama pans Trump withdrawal from climate deal

Trump has said the Paris accord was negotiated to have terms that are unrealistic and unfair to the U.S. “If we can, great. "It is a mistake both for the U.S. Trump repeatedly referred to employ...

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Environment BREAKING: President Trump Withdraws US From Paris Agreement

This decision will also give China the opportunity to emerge as the world's climate leader ahead of the US, as the country said prior to Trump's decision that they meant to remain committed to the...

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Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in 'friendly fire'

Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in 'friendly fire'

A week-long assault by Islamist rebels in the southern Philippine city is being fuelled by stolen weapons and ammunition, and fighters who have broken out of jails, the military said yesterday, as t...

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ISIS Claims Responsibility for Attack on Egypt's Coptic Christians

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Attack on Egypt's Coptic Christians

In April, twin suicide bombings struck two churches on Palm Sunday, and in December , a suicide bombing targeted a Cairo church. Egypt launched a fresh round of air strikes over Libya on Saturday...

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Trump to US Supreme Court: Reinstate travel ban on six Muslim nations

The order barred entry for people from six Muslim majority nations, including Iran , Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen for 90 days while the US implements stricter visa screenings. It takes ...

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Trump pulls United States out of global climate change accord

Trump pulls United States out of global climate change accord

Americans from all walks of life understand that the threat posed by climate change is real, and understand the consequences of doing nothing-rising seas, stronger storms, starvation and drought, and ...

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Hassan Rouhani re-elected President of Iran

His conservative challenger Ebrahim Raisi lagged behind with grasping 38.5 percent of the ballots. The two other candidates left in the race, Mostafa Mirsalim, a former culture minister, and Mosta...

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US backs out of Paris climate accord

US backs out of Paris climate accord

Democratic officials have vowed to implement the goals of the Paris climate agreement , despite President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the accord Thursday. Speaking to EW recently ...

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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton trade jabs in Twitter skirmish

Therriault later deleted the tweets , including one in which he said it would have been hard to raise as much cash as Clinton did without using the DNC as a "laundering vehicle". That's what I t...

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EP President: Paris Climate Agreement Alive Despite US Exit

Trump vowed during his campaign to pull the United States out of the Paris deal, arguing the pact would cost the United States trillions of dollars, kill jobs, and stymie economic growth without provi...

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Trump to keep US embassy in Israel in Tel Aviv for now

Trump to keep US embassy in Israel in Tel Aviv for now

A law passed in 1995 mandated that the embassy be moved to Jerusalem, but every president since has signed a waiver preventing this. Abbas said the Palestinians would work for peace but their "fun...

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Putin says US election allegations are 'fiction'

The four islands, called the Northern Territories in Japan and the southern Kurils in Russian Federation, were seized by the former Soviet Union at the end of the World War II, preventing the two coun...

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ISIS Booby Traps Killed Mosul Civilians After Airstrike

ISIS Booby Traps Killed Mosul Civilians After Airstrike

Gen. Matthew C. Isler. A Pentagon investigation has found that more than 100 civilians were killed after the USA dropped a bomb on a building in Mosul , Iraq , in March. "They put a lot of wor...

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RI leaders blast Trump's decision to withdraw from climate deal

That said, US carbon emissions will still probably continue to decline, at least for a few years. Already there was deep annoyance with the United States when, after spending years negotiating a cli...

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UN says US withdrawal from Paris deal 'major disappointment'

I believe the United States of America should be at the front of the pack. But he did insist former President Barack Obama had negotiated poorly in the deal, which would curtail job growth. The Kr...

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Australia sticking by Paris climate deal

Trump said , and instead, he said that the us will "begin negotiations to reenter either the Paris accord or really a entirely new transaction" on terms that he said are fair to USA businesses...

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Chechen president invites Macron, Merkel to 'search' for gay concentration camps

Macron also noted the crackdown against gay Chechens as he spoke at a press conference with Putin . Mr. Putin bet wrongly on Macron's far-right opponent Marine Le Pen, hosting her at the Kremlin i...

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Tamim century lifts Bangladesh to 305-6 against England

Root also appeared to incur a calf problem. Tamim and Sarkar are the best opener for the Bangladesh and they will score big total in the first powerplay. He took 27 balls to get from 80 to 100...

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Musk threatens to quit Trump's advisory council over the Paris climate deal

The expected withdrawal drew mostly negative reaction from many in New Jersey who say the state can only benefit from the Paris Agreement , since it is one of the states most vulnerable to climate ...

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Trump signs waiver keeping US embassy in Tel Aviv -- for now

Trump signs waiver keeping US embassy in Tel Aviv -- for now

President Trump announced today that he won't be moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem right now because forging a peace deal with the Palestinians, who strongly oppose the move, is a p...

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Inslee forms 'US Climate Alliance' with New York, California governors

Inslee forms 'US Climate Alliance' with New York, California governors

World leaders pledged Thursday to keep up the fight against global warming as U.S. President Donald Trump announced he was pulling out of the Paris climate accord. The statement also states that...

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Train stabbing survivor: Portland has 'white savior complex'

Train stabbing survivor: Portland has 'white savior complex'

Wheeler urged organizers to cancel a "Trump Free Speech Rally" in Portland and other similar events next weekend, saying they are inappropriate and could be risky. Fletcher, recently released from ...

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Ethiopia's Tedros, Africa's candidate wins first round vote for World Health Organization top post

Praised for his leadership as successful global leader, reformer, skilled diplomat and proactive thinker by many prominent political figures and celebrities, Dr. Dr. Tedros - as he is known, going b...

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Narendra Modi: India sees the Arctic as another cooperation venue with Russian Federation

Narendra Modi: India sees the Arctic as another cooperation venue with Russian Federation

After the summit, Putin will host Modi at a private dinner without any aides. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi , left, sits with Spanish Premier Mariano Rajoy before a meeting at the Moncloa P...

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Corbyn would be 'alone and naked' in Brexit talks, says May

Corbyn would be 'alone and naked' in Brexit talks, says May

It will last 90 minutes. Both leaders dodged some awkward questions: Mr Corbyn on whether he would order the killing of a terrorist threatening an attack on the United Kingdom, and Mrs May on the ...

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Mayors, governors unite to fight climate change, with or without Trump

The industry also wants financial support for technology to capture and store carbon emissions, something that could keep coal plants operating longer even as cities , states and other countries work...

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