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Election day ahead: PM makes grab for Geordie votes

While most polls show the Conservatives' lead over the Labour Party narrowing, the YouGov analysis for the Times - based on a constituency-by-constituency estimate - has been the most dramatic. ...

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Gunfire Reported At Busy Philippine Resort Area

Manila: A masked gunman set fire to a gaming room at a casino in the Philippine capital on Friday, igniting a toxic blaze claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group that killed 37 people , authoritie...

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Former FBI chief Comey to testify before US Congress over Russian Federation probe

Mr Comey was leading the investigation into Russian meddling, and his dismissal sparked political uproar. President Trump fired Comey in early May and initially said he based the decision on the...

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Time for a Chill Pill on Trump's Climate Action

And, two, while "India can double their coal production", the United States is "supposed to get rid of ours", Trump said about America's self-determined mitigation goal of cutting coal-based power g...

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Oil Futures Climb 1 Percent After US Stockpile Draw

Oil Futures Climb 1 Percent After US Stockpile Draw

Rystad Energy is predicting that before the end of this year, monthly us oil production will top the record of 10 million barrels per day that was set in November 1970. USA inventories fell 6.4 mil...

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Penguins' three quick goals spur 2-0 series lead

Penguins' three quick goals spur 2-0 series lead

The most powerful offence in hockey is proving too much for Pekka Rinne to handle. After the Malkin goal , Predators coach Peter Laviolette turned to backup Juuse Saros , another terrible pe...

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Flynn and Trump lawyer subpoenaed over Russian Federation investigation

Earlier this month Mr Flynn's attorneys said the former adviser would plead the fifth amendment against self-incrimination by refusing to hand over anything to the Senate panel. Flynn will turn over...

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Screams fill plane cabin as passengers go through 90 minutes of trauma

The plane was turned around 10 minutes after leaving Melbourne for Kuala Lumpur . Marks has a history of psychiatric illness and had just been released from a psychiatric facility, before he boar...

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Climate Change, Trump And The Paris Climate Accord46:10

China said it was a responsible country that had been working hard on tackling climate change . Hua said the Chinese government will take "concrete action" in response to climate change. Together...

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Trump's Israel trip sparks 'revival of encouragement'

Speaking alongside Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Trump offered his condolences and condemned the "wicked ideology" that led to the attack. "The president was very forceful in his encouragem...

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House panel issues 7 Russia-case subpoenas

Cohen was a fierce defender of Trump during the campaign, often haranguing probing reporters and famously challenging a CNN reporter live on-air to name the specific polls that showed then-candidate...

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Three lawmakers question Kushner Cos on concerns over White House tie

Fired FBI director James Comey plans to testify publicly in the Senate as early as next week to confirm bombshell accusations that President Donald Trump pressured him to end his investigation into ...

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Trump administration asks Supreme Court to let travel ban go into effect

The Justice Department has asked the court to expedite the case so that the justices could hear it at the beginning of their next term, which starts in October. The Trump administration made a plea ...

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World pledges to save "Mother Earth" despite Trump's snub to climate pact

Inslee, Brown and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday announced the creation of a "climate alliance" for states committed to the Paris goals. He said that participating would undermine the ...

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Dozens suffocate in Philippine casino after gunman torches tables

Dozens suffocate in Philippine casino after gunman torches tables

The Philippines has been on heightened alert amid a crisis in the south of the country, where troops have been battling ISIL (also known as Daesh)-linked rebels since May 23 in Marawi City, some 800...

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UK PM Theresa May says will raise Manchester attack leaks with Trump

UK PM Theresa May says will raise Manchester attack leaks with Trump

Greater Manchester Police condemned the leaks on behalf of the National Counter-Terrorism Policing units in a statement that suggested a severe rupture in trust between Britain and the United States...

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House intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn, Michael Cohen

Trump tweeted Thursday morning that "the big story is the "unmasking and surveillance" of people that took place during the Obama administration", a point he's made previously as the investigation i...

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Putin: Syria chemical attack was provocation against Assad

Putin: Syria chemical attack was provocation against Assad

Speaking specifically about the U.S. election allegations, he also suggested that Russia could have been framed: "I can imagine that someone is doing this purposefully, building the chain of attacks...

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Spicer Says 'Covfefe' Was An Intentional Inside Joke

Spicer Says 'Covfefe' Was An Intentional Inside Joke

Last week, Trump retained attorney Marc Kasowitz to represent him in matters related to Russian interference in the election. "Everybody can chill, he fixed it", said writer Cody Johnston, pointin...

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Sixth suspect released in Manchester terror probe

Sixth suspect released in Manchester terror probe

A total of ten men remain in custody following the suicide bombing at Manchester Arena where U.S. singer Ariana Grande was performing. Abedi's family can not receive his body as his parents Ramada...

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No evidence about Russia's interference in US polls: Putin

In comments to reporters at the St. Petersburg Economic Forum, Putin likened hackers to "artists", who could act on behalf of Russian Federation if they felt its interests were being threatened. The...

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Palestinian girl dies after stabbing Israeli soldier

Palestinian girl dies after stabbing Israeli soldier

Israel is set to approve more than two thousand settlement units in the West Bank, just days after President Donald Trump visited the country in a bid to pave the way for peace negotiations with the ...

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James Comey to testify before Senate intelligence committee on 8 June

The committee said Thursday that Comey will testify in an open session, which will be followed by a closed session. The appearance will be the first time Comey has spoken publicly since President Tru...

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Donald Trump, Our Children Will Never Forgive You For This

Former President Barack Obama , whose administration played a key role in negotiating the deal, accused Trump of "rejecting the future" by pulling out of the Paris climate deal. While Deputy Prim...

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Kabul bomb witness: 'Explosions are happening every day here'

Kabul bomb witness: 'Explosions are happening every day here'

Ismail Kawasi, spokesman for the public health ministry, said more than 50 wounded people are in Kabul hospitals so far. Kabul police said the explosives were hidden in a tanker truck that explo...

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Paris Agreement on Climate Change: Pence Says Trump 'Fighting for American Jobs'

While it tops the world in the amount of energy it sources from solar and wind, its economy remains reliant on energy-intensive, intensely polluting industry. Remember that global emissions need to hi...

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Paris Agreement can not be renegotiated: Italy, France, Germany

President Donald Trump caused global consternation on Thursday when he announced the United States was ditching the agreement, arguing that it was too lenient on China, India and Europe . "It's n...

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Jeremy Corbyn pledges to create one million 'decent jobs'

Delivering his own Brexit message yesterday, Mr Corbyn said the Tories' Brexit strategy would cause a "jobs meltdown" and mocked the United Kingdom government's lead Brexit ministers for their cla...

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Putin says Russian Federation never involved in hacking

He said its also possible that Russian Federation could have been framed by hackers from other countries. They have concluded Putin's government is behind the election hacking and disinformation c...

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Epic Responses to Complicit Ivanka Trump's Hypocritical Statements on Pride Month

LGBT Pride Month began in June 1999 as " Gay and Lesbian Pride Month ", declared by then-President Bill Clinton . Ivanka Trump has often been touted as the voice of reason when it comes to her fathe...

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Putin asks US businessmen to help restore normal dialogue with Washington

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday said that he thought there was still time to reach an agreement on the landmark 2015 global agreement to fight climate change deal despite US President ...

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House committee issues subpoenas in Russia probe

Bossie said Democrats keep making "bogus claims" about alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, while ignoring the "dangerous" issue of unmasking by political operati...

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U.S. increases military aid to Israel in the wake of Trump's visit

But Israeli officials were reportedly displeased that Trump tied the future of Israel's relationship with authoritarian Sunni sectarian regimes to progress on making peace with the Palestinians. It ...

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Putin: Russia doesn't hack but "patriotic" individuals might

Putin was responding to a question about possible Russian meddling in upcoming federal elections in Germany, after us officials accused the Kremlin of interfering in the 2016 presidential vote to hel...

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May plays down election loss poll

May plays down election loss poll

In the strongest signal yet that the election is much closer than previously thought, May's lead has collapsed from 24 points since she surprised both rivals and financial markets on April 18 by calli...

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