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Sri Lanka runs to rescue flood victims as death toll increases

Monsoon rains previous year caused flooding and landslides, killing more than 100 people. By more rain expected on Monday, rescuers were running to clear villages from the most vulnerable regions as...

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Trump Renews Waiver to Keep US Embassy in Tel Aviv

Zomlot says: "We are ready to start the consultation process with the USA administration". Moving the USA embassy to Jerusalem would be seen as endorsing Israel's claim to the city and rejecting the...

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Joe Root bats through pain to guide England to victory over Bangladesh

Chris is the biggest concern, has to go for a scan, the rest of the guys aren't a major worry. Opener Jason Roy could manage only 1, but Hales and Root have so far added 126 in the second wicket. He...

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May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with United Kingdom vote a week away

Corbyn, a 68-year-old peace campaigner, has been speaking at modestly-attended fringe rallies and demonstrations for decades. A Betfair spokeswoman said: "After a solid performance in the [BBC gen...

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AAP plans hackathon to counter EC

AAP plans hackathon to counter EC

It will start at 10 am, tomorrow. The poll panel said that if the EVM becomes non-functional after the tamper attempt or if the tamper result is same as the one put out by EC or if the challenger ...

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May denies Trump 'subservience' over climate deal

May denies Trump 'subservience' over climate deal

He said American withdrawal "represents a reassertion of American sovereignty". "You shouldn't make a noise about this, but should create the conditions for joint work", Putin said at an economic ...

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Changes That Could Come From Leaving The Paris Climate Deal

Trump said the accord "disadvantages the United States to the exclusive betterment of other countries", and targeted India specifically. The UNFCCC is the body underpinning all worldwide climate ne...

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Grande to return for Manchester benefit concert

Grande to return for Manchester benefit concert

Ms. Forensic pictures leaked to the New York Times show the charred remains of the Karrimor backpack the terrorist used to hide the deadly explosive. Britain has raised its terror alert to the max...

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Trump's disbelief in climate science looms over Paris decision

Trump's disbelief in climate science looms over Paris decision

If the United States withdraws from the Paris accord, signed by almost 200 countries, then it would be a huge setback to the worldwide efforts to curtail global warming given the fact that the U...

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Duterte to NPA: If you want to help ISIS, go ahead but…

But the president said this may not be a good idea. "When Hapilon was brought to Central Mindanao and he was anointed as the emir, I sensed something terribly wrong is going to happen because he ple...

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UK PM Theresa May's Conservative Party see poll lead narrow again

She called the snap election in a bid to strengthen her hand in negotiations on Britain's exit from the EU. With just ten days to go until the United Kingdom hits the 2017 General Election po...

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Elon Musk is leaving all of President Trump's councils

In his 3,000-word, 27-minute euphoric speech made in the White House Rose Garden, Trump repeatedly slammed India, China and the rest of the world and cast the U.S. "Grassroots communities shall ...

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Top House Intel panel Democrat rebukes chairman over subpoenas

Top House Intel panel Democrat rebukes chairman over subpoenas

Cohen & Associates. "The Committee rules provide that the chair has to sign the subpoenas unless that authority is delegated to someone else", Schiff said to Andrea Mitchell Thursday on MSNBC. Nun...

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Philippine military air strike 'accidently' kills 10 soldiers

Philippine military air strike 'accidently' kills 10 soldiers

Islamic extremists pre-planned the siege of a southern Philippine city, deploying weapons, ammunition, Islamic State flags and bomb-making materials, according to the Philippine military and oth...

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Theresa May invokes post-Brexit trade with India to win votes

Theresa May invokes post-Brexit trade with India to win votes

Dan Kattal said he had voted for leaving the European Union but voiced support for Corbyn, who had campaigned for a vote to stay in the bloc. The Communist Party of Britain hit the headlines when ...

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Trump announces United States withdrawal from Paris climate deal

Accusing Trump for "rejecting the future" by pulling out of the Paris climate deal, the former president warned that the U.S. would risk missing out on the economic benefits of being a part of th...

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What does Trump believe about climate change? His aides won't sa

What does Trump believe about climate change? His aides won't sa

The agreement stipulated a plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in an effort to curb global warming. President Donald Trump has received significant backlash after his decision to withdraw the ...

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Theresa May's snap election gamble looking like a bad bet

With just one week to go to the polls, May has come under fire for her refusal to join a live television debate on Wednesday and used her campaign speech in Teeside in the north-east of England today ...

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Sigmar Gabriel plays down spat between Merkel and Trump

Sigmar Gabriel plays down spat between Merkel and Trump

The Prime Minister praised Merkel's "strong leadership" and said a EU-focused vision is what the world needed. "And that is why I can only say that we Europeans must really take our fate into our...

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Philippines soldiers killed in botched airstrike against Islamic State group

Indonesia officials believe some militants might have slipped into Marawi City under the cover of an annual gathering of the Tablighi Jamaat just days before the fighting erupted. Duterte's declarat...

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Scott Pelley Becomes Full-Time 60 Minutes Correspondent

Scott Pelley Becomes Full-Time 60 Minutes Correspondent

News of his departure broke unexpectedly Tuesday night, when reports spread of Pelley's office at the evening newscast being cleaned out. The silver-haired anchor took over for Katie Couric in 2...

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China is the winner from Trump's climate own goal: Russell

Under the Paris deal agreed in 2015, world nations vowed steps to keep the worldwide rise in temperatures "well below" two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) from pre-industrial times . The f...

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South African graft accusations expose split in ANC over Zuma

South African graft accusations expose split in ANC over Zuma

Opposition parties and some members of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) heavily criticized the decision to reinstate Molefe two weeks ago, given he resigned past year amid allegations of g...

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Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump to Review DC Life Every 6 Months

Ambassador Sergey Kislyak reported to his superiors in Moscow that Kushner, son-in-law and confidant to then-President-elect Trump, made the proposal during a meeting on December 1 or 2 at Trump...

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Corbyn and May battle over Brexit in TV campaign event

Corbyn and May battle over Brexit in TV campaign event

The journalist questioned why Corbyn didn't include more of his own personal beliefs in the manifesto. Asked about the costs by Mumsnet users, he said extending 30 hours of free provision to all tw...

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Trump administration asks Supreme Court to let travel ban move forward

Trump administration asks Supreme Court to let travel ban move forward

She added: "The president is not required to admit people from countries that..." Trump's "final, deliberative verdict was the same as his initial, gut-level one", the Post says, basing its "acc...

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Auto explosion in eastern Saudi Arabia kills two

Auto explosion in eastern Saudi Arabia kills two

Sources affiliated to Saudi Shiite Muslims said two people were killed in the bombing that happened near Qatif's Sheikh Hussein al-Omran Mosque. After few minutes the forces of the regime and other...

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Trump has 'unbelievable relationship' with Merkel: White House

Trump returned to Washington over the weekend after his first global swing, creating in the wake tensions with Europe . " Very bad for US This will change". This confirms the growing European tend...

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China ready to shoulder responsibility to fight climate change

China ready to shoulder responsibility to fight climate change

Many wondered if that would lead to other business leaders following suit. He says President Trump is wrong to say his withdrawal is about saving jobs, because it puts the U.S. " China will b...

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US cities and states defy Trump, embrace climate pact

China overtook the United States as the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases in 2007 but analysts see the USA withdrawal as an opportunity for China to burnish its image as a global leade...

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CoreLogic: Hurricane Season Can Impact 6.9M Homes

CoreLogic: Hurricane Season Can Impact 6.9M Homes

The average is 12 named storms, 6.5 hurricanes , with two of them major, according to Colorado State's report , issued June 1, which marks the official start of Atlantic hurricane season . Keim say...

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Cyclone Mora makes landfall in Bangladesh ‎

In Chittagong district, about 150,000 people were evacuated . Shamsul Alam, a Rohingya community leader, told Reuters that damage in different camps was severe with nearly all the 10,000 that...

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Comey expected to confirm Trump asked him to drop Flynn investigation

Comey expected to confirm Trump asked him to drop Flynn investigation

The Department of Justice appointed a special counsel, former FBI director Robert Mueller , to head an independent investigation of the Russian Federation matter. The testimony is expected next w...

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David Suzuki says Green-NDP alliance a 'wonderful opportunity'

The Liberals won 43 seats in the May 9 election, one shy of a majority, but the formal, four-year agreement between the Greens and NDP would give them 44 seats, handing them a one-seat majority. Bri...

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Brazil's Temer faces pressure from allies to step down

Brazil's Temer faces pressure from allies to step down

Temer has denied any wrongdoing and said he has no plans to step down from office. Piling on the pressure, the Supreme Court gave its green light to the opening of a formal investigation into Teme...

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