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Sean Spicer said Trump knows what 'covfefe' means

And that was it for almost six hours before the unfinished tweet was removed from the president's account. The Trump administration has been enveloped in controversy over Russian Federation in r...

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Kushner in hot seat over Russia contacts as Trump blasts media

As a result, White House began recruiting a number of prominent Washington lawyers with experience in political investigations for Trump to interview who would be charged with running a so-called ...

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Trump Fulfills his Pledge and Quits Paris Climate Deal

Trump , tapping into the "America First" message he used when he was elected president a year ago, said the Paris accord would undermine the USA economy, cost U.S.jobs, weaken American national sove...

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Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify next week in Russia probe

Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify next week in Russia probe

He will speak at both an open session and behind closed doors, which would allow him to discuss classified information, the committee said. One memo alleged that Trump had asked him to drop the FBI's ...

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Senate Passes GOP-Backed Budget Along Party Lines

Senate Passes GOP-Backed Budget Along Party Lines

Mr. Trump wrote on Twitter . Earlier this year the Senate removed the filibuster for judicial appointments in order to confirm Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch; however, they ...

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More than 30 people dead in botched robbery of Philippine casino

More than 30 people dead in botched robbery of Philippine casino

A security guard sustained a gunshot wound after he accidentally shot himself during the incident, they said. The billionaire owner of the City of Dreams casino resort in Manila will increase secu...

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EU, China to unite on global warming after Trump withdrawal

May other USA allies expressed alarm at US' decision to back out, with leaders of France, Germany , and Italy noted with regret Trump's decision to do so. He criticized the pact as a job-killer t...

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Philippines analyzing video of priest captured in Marawi

Philippines analyzing video of priest captured in Marawi

The Philippines military has retaken most parts of Marawi city in the southern region from Maute militants who have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State (IS) group, an official said on Mond...

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Putin hails Trump as 'straightforward person'

Putin hails Trump as 'straightforward person'

However, he compared hackers to artists, stating that " like artists who get up and paint all day, hackers spend their time attacking adversaries". "The most important thing, as I strongly believe,...

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'Make our planet great again': Macron trolls Trump over Paris climate agreement

Compared to the federal government, US states have limited ability to implement and enforce global agreements, including the Paris pact, which is aimed at preventing the planet from warming 2 degree...

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Online game Words with Friends adds 'covfefe' to its list

Online game Words with Friends adds 'covfefe' to its list

Dozens of definitions have been submitted the Urban Dictionary website , which crowdsources meanings for slang terms. WeRateDogs , a Twitter account with well over two million followers, took a ...

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The Paris Agreement is more important than one country

According to Ravi Chellam, executive director, Greenpeace India, Trump was out of touch with reality. Separately on Thursday, France, Germany and Italy said in a joint statement that they regrette...

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Putin praises Trump, says US spies may have faked hacking evidence

Modi is the guest of honour at this year s three-day Saint Petersburg Economic Forum - Russia s answer to Davos - that Putin wants to use to push the idea that Russia has turned the page on a br...

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Dozens dead after gunman storms Manila casino

Gunshots and explosions rang out early Friday at a mall, casino and hotel complex near Manila's global airport in the Philippine capital, sparking a security alarm amid an ongoing Muslim militant si...

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Paris Accord: Angela Merkel vows 'more decisive action than ever' on climate

He said the deal "hamstrings" America by giving foreign nations an "economic edge", adding, "that's not going to happen". And if we can, that's great. There are many other examples. The bottom line i...

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Sea Lion Pulls Girl from Pier, Drags Her Underwater

Sea Lion Pulls Girl from Pier, Drags Her Underwater

A sea lion, like the one pictured here, attacked a young girl at a wharf in Vancouver, grabbing her and dragging her into the water in a matter of seconds. "Now we finally have something out there tha...

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World reacts to President Trump's decision to leave Paris climate agreement

World reacts to President Trump's decision to leave Paris climate agreement

Trump said Wednesday he was still listening to "a lot of people both ways". He said the US could try to re-enter the deal under more favorable terms or work to establish "an entirely new transaction...

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SL ranks 68 in global broadband internet speed

SL ranks 68 in global broadband internet speed

Still, that 8.8% quarter-over-quarter (QOQ) growth rate is second in the top ten only to first place South Korea, where broadband growth saw a 9.3% QOQ bump and the average connection speed was 28.6 M...

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Merkel: Paris climate pact needed for sake of Mother Earth

NPR journalists fact-checked and added context to his remarks, including comments about the economy and USA energy sector. German industry associations also criticized Trump's decision to withdraw...

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United States backs out of Paris climate accord

In his speech, Li warned the world would become "a jungle" without multilateral rules, though he did not mention the Paris pact specifically. Canadians know we need to take decisive and collective act...

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Trump Resumes Search for New FBI Chief With Two Interviews

Trump Resumes Search for New FBI Chief With Two Interviews

The FBI needs a new director because Trump fired James Comey last week in an unexpected move that drew criticism from Republicans and Democrats, coming as it did amid the FBI's investigation of R...

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Trump retweets report based on anonymous source after blasting anonymous sources

President Trump on Tuesday retweeted a Fox News report citing an anonymous source that pushes back on another report that White House aide Jared Kushner tried to establish backchannel communicatio...

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Muslim activist critical of Israel is cheered at graduation

Mr. Trump said the Paris deal would cost the US trillions in economic development, and millions of jobs, as he charged the accord would do little to rein in big polluters like China and India, and wou...

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Angry Europe vows to defend climate pact after Trump pullout

Blame white evangelicals: White evangelicals gave Donald Trump the White House , and white evangelicals reject the science behind climate change . "If you're starving to death waitin' on the earth...

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Goldman Sachs May Not Get $2.8 Billion Bond Payment From Venezuelan Government

Venezuela is now dealing with critical food and medicine shortages. And the death toll has mounted. Since the beginning of April, more than 50 people have been killed in protest-related violence. Nor...

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Slight decline in Polls for Tories Says ICM

But she insisted: "We have not changed the principles of the policies we set out in our manifesto ". But the prime minister looked less stable than ever this morning when she ripped up a key plank ...

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Confederate statue removals part of New Orleans mayor legacy

Confederate statue removals part of New Orleans mayor legacy

According to the city, Lee's statue will be replaced by a water feature and public art, while a US flag will be placed at the site of the Davis statue. In a news release obtained by The Associated Pre...

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Philippine police looking at "person of interest" in connection with casino attack

Around dawn, the body of the suspected gunman was found in a hotel room in the still-smoking complex, which is close to Ninoy Aquino International Airport and an air force base, police said. However...

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Weather Channel's homepage critical of Trump's Paris decision, stirs buzz on Twitter

Weather Channel's homepage critical of Trump's Paris decision, stirs buzz on Twitter

Protesters gathered at the White House less than two hours later. It demonstrates the U.S.is willing to back away from a coalition it assembled just 18 months ago. Canete also predicted that the Europ...

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Smoke from fire kills 36 in Philippine casino attack

Smoke from fire kills 36 in Philippine casino attack

It was not immediately clear how many people were hurt in the attack, but the casino said on its Facebook page that 54 persons were being treated in various hospitals post the attack. Philippine off...

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Islamic State claims deadly attack on Egypt Christians

Islamic State claims deadly attack on Egypt Christians

It has also killed several Christians in North Sinai, forcing dozens of families to flee. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack. He said Egypt would not hesitate to carry out ...

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Mayor Landrieu criticizes Trump decision on Paris accord

Mayor Landrieu criticizes Trump decision on Paris accord

The US President Donald Trump on Thursday announced the US is withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement due to the "draconian financial and economic burdens" the agreement imposes on hi...

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Trump crosses swords with Merkel on trade, defence

Trump crosses swords with Merkel on trade, defence

White House chief economic adviser Gary Cohn clarified to reporters that the president was referring to Germany's trade practices. Asked May 30 whether her meetings with senior officials from Indi...

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Sri Lankan charged threatening to blow up Malaysia Airlines flight

Sri Lankan charged threatening to blow up Malaysia Airlines flight

A heroic Scot has told of how he tackled a passenger on a Malaysia Airlines flight after he threatened to detonate a bomb. Passenger David Henderson, said the plane was rising after takeoff when a...

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United Kingdom police arrest 9th man in Ariana Grande concert bombing investigation

United Kingdom police arrest 9th man in Ariana Grande concert bombing investigation

A 23-year-old man has also been arrested in Manchester in connection to the bombing, though no word yet on his name. If confirmed, the halt to the sharing investigative details with Britain's most i...

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