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May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans

Corbyn's drive to align Labour more closely with its socialist roots and eschew the pro-business centrist platform championed by three-time election victor Blair has split the party. In the 2015 ...

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Rouhani wins Iran's presidential election

Rouhani wins Iran's presidential election

Rouhani's closest rival, Ebrahim Raisi , has garnered more than 15.4 million, 38.55 percent, of votes tallied. "You, the great Iranian nation, are the victor of the election", Rouhani said on his T...

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Philippine President cancels Japan visit in June

Reassuringly, the Philippine military, which has the task of protecting the Constitution, sought to assuage fears of a renewed Marcosian dictatorship by immediately releasing aset of guidelines, which...

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An African at the helm of World Health Organization, a Première

An African at the helm of World Health Organization, a Première

During the session, he noted that only half of people today now have access to health care without risking impoverishment. Tedros takes over a World Health Organization that has struggled to live u...

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Trump's Paris pullout sparks protests and new climate pledges around the world

Trump's Paris pullout sparks protests and new climate pledges around the world

Sir Simon Hughes, the Lib Dems' former deputy leader , also criticised Mrs May, saying: "Yet again, the UK Prime Minister appears unwilling to be critical on an issue of substance and just when our e...

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Military rejects IS claim of Manila attack

Armed security officers and onlookers gather outside a hotel at the Resorts World Manila complex, early Friday, June 2, 2017, in Manila , Philippines . The director general of the national polic...

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Kathy Griffin fired by CNN over Trump photo controversy

Kathy Griffin fired by CNN over Trump photo controversy

However, the apology did not tone down the rage over the image, with CNN axing the comedienne from its New Year's show, which she hosted alongside Anderson Cooper. I've made a lot of mistakes in m...

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Putin urges end to 'harmful chatter' over Russian meddling

By the way, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF ) that the Paris Agreement on climate change has not entered into force yet, so re...

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Manchin urges West Virginians to send him questions for Comey

Comey wrote in private notes that Trump asked him to shut down the FBI's probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn , and he also kept notes on a conversation in which he alleged T...

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House Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoenas for Michael Cohen and Michael Flynn

House Intelligence Committee Issues Subpoenas for Michael Cohen and Michael Flynn

At a Wednesday briefing, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said inquiries about the Russian Federation investigation must be directed to Trump's longtime personal attorney, Marc Kasowitz. There ...

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Civilians Lack Food, Water, Medicine as Mosul Battle Mounts

Officials say the USA takes every precaution to avoid hitting civilians, including by aborting missile strikes at the last moment if a civilian unexpectedly wanders into the target zone. Of the 760,00...

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President Trump Honors Fallen Service Members

Hundreds of people gathered at the Chattanooga National Cemetery to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for freedom. "In a world awash in change some things stand firm, some things are ...

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Trump abandons climate pact; Obama rejects the move

Trump abandons climate pact; Obama rejects the move

Trump had several potential options. The move would isolate the United States in a global effort to curb the warming of the planet, and leave an opening for countries like China to fill the leadership...

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Authorities Investigate Fatal Explosion at Ethanol Plant in Columbia County

Authorities Investigate Fatal Explosion at Ethanol Plant in Columbia County

Multiple fire departments and more than four helicopters were called to the Didion Milling plant in the 500 block of Williams Street at 11pm, but rescuers struggled to get into the burning building. L...

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Offended Mexican businessman to market 'Trump' toilet paper

Offended Mexican businessman to market 'Trump' toilet paper

A Mexican lawyer and businessman who was reportedly offended by President Trump's comments about Mexicans is banking on his countrymen's disdain for Trump to sell toilet paper. A mock-up shows a gri...

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Comey To Testify That Trump Pressured Him

Comey To Testify That Trump Pressured Him

The TV network credited an unidentified source, which has not been confirmed by Global News, adding that Comey's Senate Intelligence Committee testimony could come as early as next week. "I hope you...

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Netanyahu says US Embassy decision delays peace

Netanyahu says US Embassy decision delays peace

Nabil Abu Rudeineh, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' spokesman, termed the decision as "a reflection of the USA administration's keenness to make peace and build bridges of trust with partners". A...

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Macron to Trump: Make the planet great again

French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday categorically ruled out any renegotiation of the Paris climate accord and said US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw would harm American ...

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Trump still committed to an embassy in Jerusalem, just not yet

Trump still committed to an embassy in Jerusalem, just not yet

A senior Israeli official is expressing disappointment over Trump's decision against relocating the embassy to Jerusalem and is accusing the USA of caving in to Arab pressure. administrations have sai...

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GOP Leaders Laud Trump Decision to Exit Climate Pact

They said May first wanted to speak to the U.S. president and claimed she was robust in her disappointment during a phone call. President Donald Trump's pullback from a global climate pact could...

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Defense raises race bias in Cosby jury selection process

The trial is expected to last at least two weeks. Prosecutors vigorously disputed this charge. Bill Cosby has arrived for the third day of jury selection in his Pennsylvania sex assault case. In...

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Paris withdrawal sets business world at odds with Trump

Paris withdrawal sets business world at odds with Trump

Not everyone is upset by Trump's decision. "Worse yet, the announced departure may encourage some countries to do less than they had anticipated". NEW ZEALAND: Climate Change Minister Paula Benn...

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61 mayors adopt Paris climate accord after U.S. pulls out

That idea was unceremoniously slapped down by furious allies in Europe, who joined figures from around the United States in condemning the move. However, French, German and Italian officials said t...

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Trump's tweeted typo covfefe becoming vanity license plates

Trump's tweeted typo covfefe becoming vanity license plates

The president has deleted the now infamous tweet , five hours after it was posted. It went viral as people speculated what the heck " covfefe " meant. Was no one keeping an eye on Trump's Twitter?...

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Bolling on Anthony Weiner: 'He Is a Sick Human Being'

Bolling on Anthony Weiner: 'He Is a Sick Human Being'

And yet I remained in denial even as the world around me fell apart. "I am sorry", he said at the time . After Weiner pleaded guilty in the case, his attorney, Arlo Devlin-Brown, said his clien...

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Trump to keep Israeli embassy in Tel Aviv

Trump to keep Israeli embassy in Tel Aviv

Back in November, Israel's far-right clamored to celebrate Trump's election victory, hailing it as the end of the idea of a sovereign Palestinian state side-by-side with Israel. "Even if Israel was ha...

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As monsoon approaches, Arvind Kejriwal orders repair of PWD roads

As monsoon approaches, Arvind Kejriwal orders repair of PWD roads

The court sought a detailed status report from the ACB by June 8 on the matter as it expressed concern after watching the closed-circuit television footage of the alleged shooting. PTI quoted Sharma ...

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Chris Paul to the Spurs? He's reportedly giving it some thought

Chris Paul to the Spurs? He's reportedly giving it some thought

Paul is reportedly intrigued by playing under head coach Gregg Popovich and teaming up with two-time Defensive Player of the Year and MVP candidate Kawhi Leonard; despite his self-professed love ...

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German industry says Trump's climate pact pull-out harms global economy

Computer and other technology companies have said they believe the President's decision to back out of the global agreement agreement was a mistake. economy, cost USA jobs, weaken American nationa...

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United Nations estimates USA climate move could add 0.3 degree temperature rise

It may be years, however, before the country can formally exit the deal, but Trump said he'll immediately halt implementation. His predecessor, Barack Obama, expressed regret over the pullout from a...

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Kanter tweets father arrested by Turkish govt.

The Thunder big man expressed concern about his family's well-being last week following his return to the USA after he was briefly detained in Romania when his passport was revoked by the Turkish go...

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Chaffetz will resign before the end of his term

Chaffetz will resign before the end of his term

Rep. Jason Chaffetz , R-Utah, is expected to announce on Thursday that he will step down on June 30, leaving his seat in the House before the end of his term. Chaffetz recently asked the ac...

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United Kingdom police say "large part of network" behind Manchester attack arrested

The bombing at a concert by US pop idol Ariana Grande was the latest in a series of IS-claimed attacks in Europe that have coincided with an offensive on the jihadist group in Syria and Iraq by US, ...

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Rudd targets Labour over spending bill in BBC debate

How long has it been since we've had an actual answer to a question?" Mr Farron signed off with a pop at the PM, saying: 'She can't be bothered, so why should you? "Our government needs to be at our...

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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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