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Trump administration officially starts NAFTA renegotiation

Trump administration officially starts NAFTA renegotiation

Lighthizer told reporters that any new deal should do a better job of protecting USA factory workers and should be updated to reflect new technologies. "The agreement is trilateral and should contin...

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Philippine soldiers killed in 'friendly fire'

The government says it is close to retaking Marawi City from the Maute group linked with the self-styled Islamic State terrorist group, which seized parts of the city after a failed attempt by sec...

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34 bodies found in Philippines casino after shooting attack (Third Lead)

34 bodies found in Philippines casino after shooting attack (Third Lead)

Gunshots and explosions rang out in the early hours of Friday morning at a luxury resort complex in the Philippines , as smoke rose from a portion of the building. It was not clear how the gunman smu...

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Some Actual Good News After Trump's Paris Agreement Fiasco

According to Climate Analytics , 123 of the 147 countries were bound, and 80.43 per cent of the world's emissions were ratified. Article 28 of the agreement stipulates countries can not withdraw fr...

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Trump announces decision on Paris Climate Accord

Trump complained that the deal, which was signed under his predecessor Barack Obama , gives other countries an unfair advantage over USA industry and destroys American jobs. "It is morally wrong a...

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Iraqi Shi'ite Militia Backed By Iran Recaptures Border Area With Syria

Iraqi Shi'ite Militia Backed By Iran Recaptures Border Area With Syria

On Monday, the Kurdish Security Police of the Rojava Asayish held a meeting in Qamishli city, in northeastern Syria, to discuss the "Iranian project", after the Iraqi Shia paramilitary Popular Mobiliz...

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Trump pulls out of Paris climate accord

A year and a half ago, the world came together in Paris around the first-ever global agreement to set the world on a low-carbon course and protect the world we leave to our children. "This was not a g...

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Former FBI Director James Comey to testify in Senate on June 8

Nunes, the panel's chairman, stepped aside from the inquiry into Russia's role in election tampering on April 6 in response to an ethics investigation about his handling of the probe. Trump has repe...

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Mom Finds Giant Foreign Spider in Her Son's Bedroom

Mom Finds Giant Foreign Spider in Her Son's Bedroom

Duke of course did not handle the spider (who would?), so she called her husband and her parents to handle the beast. "I went to go reach for it and I kind of backed, and I said, 'That's just too much...

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Philippine 'Friendly Fire' Killing, Wounding Nearly 20 in Marawi Fight

The pro-ISIS Maute group has proven to be a fierce enemy, clinging on to the heart of Marawi City through days of air strikes the military has said are " surgical " and on known rebel targets. G...

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Trump receiving updates explosion in Philippines

Trump receiving updates explosion in Philippines

Unidentified gunmen attacked Resorts World Manila in Pasay City around early hours of Friday, causing injuries among the hotel and casino guests who scampered after the shooting. Trump, before annou...

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Explosions, gunfire reported at Resorts World Manila in Philippines

Explosions, gunfire reported at Resorts World Manila in Philippines

The national police chief said the gunman apparently barged into a room at the 5th floor of the Maxims hotel connected to the mall and casino, laid on the bed, blanketed himself, doused himself with g...

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Trump addresses explosion in Philippines

Trump addresses explosion in Philippines

Dela Rosa said the suspect did not hurt anyone after forcing his way into the hotel, clutching a rifle and a hand gun. The gunman stole gambling chips, shot up TV screens and set gaming tables on fi...

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Christy Clark to test the house, NDP minority government expected

Christy Clark to test the house, NDP minority government expected

Green support for initiatives not found within this agreement". Trudeau says the Alberta energy industry needs the pipeline to boost exports to Asia and reduce reliance on the US market. Other votes...

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Tim Cook: I asked Trump to stick with Paris climate deal

Tim Cook: I asked Trump to stick with Paris climate deal

Canete also predicted that the European Union would seek new alliances from the world's largest economies to the most vulnerable island states, as well as US businesses and individuals supportive of t...

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California, New York, Washington unite to back climate pact

Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says Canada is deeply disappointed with the USA decision to pull out of the Paris climate-change agreement . The White House had signaled earlier in...

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More than 40 House Democrats want Jared Kushner's security clearance revoked

Trump retweeted an article from FOX News titled " Jared Kushner didn't suggest Russian communications channel in meeting, source says". The back channel was meant to connect Michael Flynn , w...

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French president excoriates Trump in English over his withdrawal from climate deal

French president excoriates Trump in English over his withdrawal from climate deal

Trump , who has called climate change a "hoax", previously indicated he was considering leaving the agreement by saying it's a "bad deal" for the USA economy. Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, who was a...

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Gowdy Expected to Take Chaffetz's Post as Head of Oversight Committee

Ryan said he had not spoken to Chaffetz about the possibility of him leaving Congress as early as next month and would not comment further until he spoke to the Utah Republican. The internal joc...

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Don't sell 'dangerous arms' to terror supporters, Iran tells Trump

Trump, who wants to accelerate the fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria, signaled Sunday that he understands he needs a more constructive relationship with Muslim countries if he hopes to succeed in h...

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Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh with heavy wind and rain

Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh with heavy wind and rain

Bangladesh has evacuated almost 300,000 people and shifted them to shelters ahead of the cyclone . Additional Secretary Golam Mostafa told the media on Wednesday as many as 286,000 people in 16 c...

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Anifah: Talks on South China Sea heading in positive direction

Anifah: Talks on South China Sea heading in positive direction

All parties "uphold using the framework of regional rules to manage and control disputes, to deepen practical maritime cooperation, to promote consultation on the code and jointly maintain the peace a...

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Trump's communications director set to leave W.House -Trump adviser

But Trump may be running into problems of his own. A spokesman for Mueller, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, declined to comment. There's a risk that the president may say someth...

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Farrell confident Lions can tame All Blacks

Success returned in 2013 in Australia when Gatland's "slabs of red meat" ultimately overwhelmed the Wallabies in the third test to clinch a 2-1 series triumph. "I am very happy with where we got to ...

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Modi's Germany visit developments: Quantum leap in economic ties

Following U.S. President Trump's nine-day foreign trip that ended last week, Angela Merkel remarked that Europe could no longer rely on the United States and the continent needed to take its des...

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Jeremy Paxman returns to pugilistic style in May v Corbyn battle

Jeremy Paxman returns to pugilistic style in May v Corbyn battle

Then he tried to dodge Paxman asking why Labour would continue the freeze on benefits. "The Tories are right to be anxious if the momentum looks to be with Labour, but they can still turn it aroun...

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Masked Gunmen With Ties To ISIS Torch Philippine Resort

Masked Gunmen With Ties To ISIS Torch Philippine Resort

It is not immediately clear how many people were killed or injured in the possible attack. This is the fifth attack that the extremist group has taken responsibility for, following those in Kabul, ...

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Civilians escape IS-held Syria cities after strikes

Raids by the US-led coalition have pounded IS positions across Iraq and Syria since the jihadist group claimed responsibility for the devastating bombing of a concert in Manchester on Monday. The Fo...

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President Trump Announces Decision on Paris Climate Agreement

President Trump Announces Decision on Paris Climate Agreement

It would also reflect a major reversal of the Obama administration's efforts on climate change and could trigger further efforts to erode the landmark agreement. Other major powers, including China,...

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McKenna 'deeply disappointed' in US decision to pull out of Paris

Though Trump's decision is a blow to the historic climate accord, which brought together nearly 200 nations in an agreement to reduce emissions, global leaders say they are prepared to assume the ...

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President Trump: U.S. will abandon global climate accord

President Trump: U.S. will abandon global climate accord

Seems like the destruction of the USA economy is a high price to pay for a negligible impact on global temperatures. He cited expected losses for the paper, cement, iron and steel, coal, and natural g...

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Politicians and groups respond to U.S. pull out of climate deal

Politicians and groups respond to U.S. pull out of climate deal

Speaking in the White House Rose Garden, Trump says he is "closely monitoring the situation" and will continue to provide updates . The decision snubbed the almost 200 nations who came together for...

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Bomb blast kills dozens in Kabul diplomatic zone

A day after a ghastly suicide bomb attack in Kabul claimed the lives of at least 90 people and injured scores others, Afghanistan has cancelled all proposed home and away cricket fixtures with Paki...

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Philippine police say robbery may be motive

The gunman initially disappeared into the chaos of smoke and running people, leading to a manhunt throughout the complex that ended just after dawn when he was found dead in a hotel room, according to...

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Home Minister Rajnath Singh Breaks Protocol, Hugs BSF Jawan With Disability

Home Minister Rajnath Singh Breaks Protocol, Hugs BSF Jawan With Disability

Rajnath lauded the BSF as India's "first wall of defence" and said the force had in the past few years "come out of the shadows of the army and registered its independent identity on the India-Pakis...

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