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'Refreshing and strange': Trump's demands drive wedge into NATO

'Refreshing and strange': Trump's demands drive wedge into NATO

Speaking at a joint news conference with PM Modi, Ms Merkel reiterated her view that "we need to take our fate in Europe into our own hands". Notably, he has pushed back on long-standing USA de...

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Iraqi forces advance on ISIS-held neighborhoods in western Mosul

Mosul is a large city comprised of dense built-up neighborhoods, ancient, congested districts and agricultural suburbs. Shaaban Nassiri, a senior commander of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Co...

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USGBC Condemns US Withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement

USGBC Condemns US Withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement

He teased Trump for delivering a message of "hope" as in "I hope this awful prank America made a decision to play on itself is over soon". "Secondly, the United States, by becoming an outlier on...

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Climate change undeniable: United Nations chief after US' withdrawal

Climate change undeniable: United Nations chief after US' withdrawal

It's unclear why the US would need to start such negotiations given that the climate agreement gave each country the ability to set its own targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The U.S. dec...

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Sean Spicer returns with a press briefing for the ages

Sean Spicer returns with a press briefing for the ages

Trump has privately and publicly pinned much of the blame for his administration's rough start on the White House's communications strategy. But the most important thing is you have to have peopl...

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ISIS claims Manila casino attack despite police denial

ISIS claims Manila casino attack despite police denial

However, cops have been denying terror links. The gunman committed suicide by setting himself on fire about five hours after storming the casino with an M4 assault rifle and a bottle of petrol that ...

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India, Russia to set up Joint Ventures to build aircraft, automobiles

Petersburg, Putin said relations between Moscow and Washington are now at their lowest point since Cold War times. He stated to foreign journalists at the St. election instead, as a reaction to "Russo...

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Germany and China vow to deepen ties amid Trump concerns

Germany and China vow to deepen ties amid Trump concerns

China and the European Union will today seek to save an global pact against climate change that US President Donald Trump appears to be set to pull out of. Li, while co-chairing the 19th China-E...

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India opens longest bridge on border with China

India opens longest bridge on border with China

Prime Minister Modi, after the inauguration, addressed the media and dedicated the bridge to people of Assam. Earlier, Modi, on a day-long visit to the state, was received by Assam Chief Minister Sa...

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Election Shock: Pollster Points To Tory Losses And Hung Parliament

Election Shock: Pollster Points To Tory Losses And Hung Parliament

YouGov's analysis puts the Tories on 310 seats, down from the 330 they went into the election campaign with, and 16 short of a majority. Rivers, a data scientist, is behind the company's innovative...

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Trump withdraws from climate pact, world leaders push back

Donald Trump has, very wrongly, called climate change "a hoax invented by the Chinese". "Some may seek to portray the response to climate change as a fundamental threat to the economy", said Guterr...

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Trump administration returning Senate intel report

Trump administration returning Senate intel report

Senator Richard Burr , a North Carolina Republican who is the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, has criticized the Democratic document as distorting the record of the CIA and other age...

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France's Macron, Alongside Putin, Denounces Two Russian Media For Election Meddling

France's Macron, Alongside Putin, Denounces Two Russian Media For Election Meddling

Before becoming president this month Mr Macron accused Russian Federation of pursuing "a hybrid strategy combining military intimidation and an information war". In response to a question he was ask...

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Donald Trump pulls USA out of Paris climate deal

Donald Trump pulls USA out of Paris climate deal

French President Emmanuel Macron was unambiguous in his response to Trump's decision. Bainimarama said the rest of the world remained committed to the Paris deal, known as COP 21, struck in 201...

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BC NDP and Green Party intend to form minority government

He's also looking to have the voting system changed to a form of proportional representation; while the NDP supports that idea, Horgan had previously said the change would require a referendum which t...

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Trump to rejuvenate America with abundant energy reserves

On Thursday Ford spokeswoman Christin Baker said the company believes " climate change is real, and remain deeply committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions in our vehicles and our facilities...

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The Putin-Macron handshake the world was waiting for

The Putin-Macron handshake the world was waiting for

France and Russian Federation back different sides in the Syrian conflict, with Putin supporting President Bashar al-Assad and Macron part of a western coalition that supports rebel groups and has ...

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Zambia says U.S. climate change deal withdrawal to hurt developing nations

Zambia says U.S. climate change deal withdrawal to hurt developing nations

He added: "To all scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, responsible citizens who were disappointed by the decision of the president the United States, I want to say that they will find in France a...

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Twelve-year-old wins national spelling bee

Twelve-year-old wins national spelling bee

Vinay, 12, from Fresno, Calif., correctly spelled the word marocain to win the Bee. "It's like a dream come true, I'm so happy right now", Ananya said upon receiving the trophy. The current run ...

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China likely to gain as US withdraws from Paris agreement

China likely to gain as US withdraws from Paris agreement

Shortly after President Donald Trump yanked the USA out of the Paris climate agreement , Weather.com programmed its homepage with a news article about Trump's announcement and seven snarky headli...

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Putin Dismisses Intelligence About Russian Interference in Election as 'Assumptions'

Russian President Vladimir Putin was due to go one-on-one with NBC News' Megyn Kelly on Friday. Putin said the list of allegations against Moscow "reminds me of anti-Semitism". Sergei Kisl...

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Pippa Middleton's wedding was a handsome 'gun show'

Pippa Middleton's wedding was a handsome 'gun show'

Guests danced the night away at a reception following the nuptials in a glass palace built in the Middleton family back yard. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were spotted together. Prince George ...

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Even Merkel's political rivals are on her side against Trump

Coming hot on the heels of Trump's recent exclamation that Germans are " very bad ", Trump now apparently believes the entirety of American-German relations to be "very bad ". "Transatlantic ties a...

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BJP's conquer South India Mission: Shah to stop over at Kerala

BJP's conquer South India Mission: Shah to stop over at Kerala

Besides interacting with party leaders over organisational work and future plans for BJP in the state, Shah is expected to hold meetings with BJP allies, leaders of various communities and influenti...

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Trump Appeals Travel Ban to Supreme Court

In deciding whether to allow the ban to go into effect, the nine justices are set to weigh whether Trump's harsh election campaign rhetoric can be used as evidence that the order was meant to discri...

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Flynn providing documents to Senate, first batch by June 6

The US House intelligence committee has issued subpoenas to President Donald Trump's former aide and his lawyer, as part of its Russian Federation investigation. Lawyers for Flynn's team sent the ...

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Factchecking President Trump's Claims About the Paris Agreement

The US president, who had pledged to quit the deal during last year's election campaign, said he will be seeking a better deal for US workers. I just said to President Trump in a few words, a few ...

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North Korea test fires another missile that falls in Japan's economic zone

North Korea test fires another missile that falls in Japan's economic zone

It landed about 230 miles off the Japanese coast, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said. The US Pacific Command said the missile was tracked for six minutes until it landed in the Eas...

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Durant unstoppable in rousing Game 1 win for Warriors

Cleveland at Golden State , 7 p.m. "So definitely a lot of things we can correct and get better at". Kevin Durant dropped 38 points with eight rebounds and the same number of assists without a...

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Egypt Intensifies Strikes against ISIS Offshoots in Libya

Egypt Intensifies Strikes against ISIS Offshoots in Libya

The claim was carried by the Amaq News Agency, which is linked to the Islamic State , also known as ISIS or ISIL, according to the SITE Intelligence Group, a USA -based group that tracks jihadist org...

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Ivanka Trump Gets Roasted After LGBTQ Tweets

Ivanka Trump Gets Roasted After LGBTQ Tweets

This month we celebrate and honor the LGBTQ community. LGBTQ media advocacy organization GLAAD slammed Trump's "silence" in a press release. The GLAAD statement pointed out a "stark contrast" ...

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Real Madrid vs Juventus, 2017 Champions League Final: Match Preview, Attackers

Real Madrid vs Juventus, 2017 Champions League Final: Match Preview, Attackers

The Italian side have conceded three goals in 12 games while Real have scored in 64 consecutive matches in all competitions, usurping the previous European record of 61 held by Bayern Munich. He was...

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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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