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Goldman under fire for buying Venezuela 'hunger bonds'

A Japanese investment bank has admitted it was part of a controversial deal with Goldman Sachs to buy Venezuelan government bonds. Nevertheless, the risk of default remains and in his letter to Bl...

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Japan, France welcome US leadership in the Asia-Pacific

After pleading for China's cooperation to address Pyongyang's threat, Mattis warned Beijing that the U.S. will not accept its militarisation policy in the South China Sea, whose sovereignty is also pa...

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Pruitt, Spicer dodge questions on Trump's personal views on climate change

But the likes of Elon Musk , Tim Cook , and GE CEO Jeff Immelt are thus far falling short compared to their billionaire peer, former NY mayor-cum-climate change activist Michael Bloomberg, who has p...

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Trump summons Muslim nations to confront 'Islamic terror of all kinds'

Trump summons Muslim nations to confront 'Islamic terror of all kinds'

US President Donald Trump had a brief encounter with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday and said he was pleased to meet him. "Terrorism has spread all across the world". In the speech...

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Liverpool "relaxed" as Juventus ramp up interest in midfielder

Liverpool are relaxed over the situation and are confident Can wants to commit his future to the Reds with discussions between the club and the player's representatives still ongoing, according to t...

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Hassan Rouhani wins second term as Iran president

His main rival, conservative candidate Ebrahim Raisi received 15,786 million votes (38%). "The Iranian people want to live in peace and in friendship with the rest of the world, but it does not ac...

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Bahrain Foreign Minister's Twitter account briefly hacked

One tweet that was written directly from Al-Khalifa's account referred to the three young men sentenced to death by the Bahraini authorities as "martyrs". Tensions have increased in Bahrain after a ...

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Islamic State group claims Manila casino attack

Islamic State group claims Manila casino attack

Police in the Philippines insisted from the start it was not terrorism and the attack was a failed robbery. Most of the victims are believed to have died from suffocation. He was carrying an armal...

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Day after Kabul attack, Afghanistan cancels all proposed cricket fixtures with Pakistan

Angry citizens demanded answers from the government over the perceived intelligence failure leading to the attack, which underscores spiralling insecurity in the country. According to a readout of his...

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Donald Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege for James Comey testimony

Donald Trump not planning to invoke executive privilege for James Comey testimony

The term "executive privilege" is not in the U.S. Constitution. "That actually weakens his argument against executive privilege". In a letter to White House Counsel Don McGahn, the Democrats sai...

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India for environment protection with or without Paris: Modi

India for environment protection with or without Paris: Modi

Petersburg International Economic Forum. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin held wide-ranging talks on bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interests, i...

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STANLEY CUP FINAL 3 goals early in 3rd tighten Pens' grasp

STANLEY CUP FINAL 3 goals early in 3rd tighten Pens' grasp

It's not that they don't throw punches; it's not that they don't have knockout power. That was the case again on Wednesday, with Nashville having a 38-27 edge in shots but only one goal to show for ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi departs for India after four-nation tour

Asked by the moderator whether India would side with the USA or others on the Paris climate change deal, Modi replied, "it is not a question of which way I go". Those efforts had been led by citizen...

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Police at London Bridge after car reportedly plows into people

BBC reporter Holly Jones, who was on the bridge and witnessed the attack occur, said that she witnessed the van, which she said was traveling approximately 50 miles per hour, strike 15-20 people. "So...

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Playboy Playmate sentenced for posting photo of woman changing at the gym

The posting was accompanied by a selfie of Mathers in a tank top with her hand over her mouth in mock horror. Mathers immediately came under fire for the post , a delicious blend of irony, entitlem...

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Indian PM, French leader talk climate in Paris

Modi vowed to go "above and beyond" the Paris accord to combat climate change . "And I know the world will minutely scrutinize every word for future direction of our relations". "There is no other ...

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Little Mix forced to pull out of Britain's Got Talent final

Little Mix forced to pull out of Britain's Got Talent final

We think that there has been a good wide range of acts on the show this year, but some have taken to Twitter to question the quality of some of the acts who made it to the Semi-Finals. Wildcard Sarah ...

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USA will exit Paris climate deal

When I was a member of the French government participating in a global tour to build consensus for climate action - an effort that eventually culminated in the Paris Agreement - I experienced firsthan...

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Police evacuate area near auto believed to be linked to Manchester bomber

Greater Manchester Police said Friday that a white Nissan Micra found in the city points to Abedi's whereabouts between May 18 and 22, in the lead-up to the suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande conc...

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Protecting climate an article of faith for us, says PM Modi

Though it had been signposted in advance, confirmation by Donald Trump of the withdrawal of the United States from the Paris accord on climate change was still greeted with shock and outrage o...

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No sign of the ultimate deal as Donald Trump leaves Israel

In public remarks in the West Bank town of Bethlehem and in Jerusalem , Trump avoided mention of a two-state solution to the Palestinian conflict, and made no references to controversial Jewish set...

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Nobody at White House will say whether Trump believes in climate change

Together the states represent one-fifth of U.S GDP, and almost one-fifth of the USA population, according to a statement. UN Ambassador Nikki Haley claims the president does believe in global warm...

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"Significant" development made in the Manchester Arena terror investigation

A 100-metre cordon has been placed around the Nissan Micra and detectives say the vehicle may be "significant" to the investigation. "This means more to us than all the awesome things people have ...

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Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant to Close in 2019

The Illinois and NY subsidies are being contested, however. The accident has led to worldwide uproar against the nuclear plants per se . Exelon cited the energy marketplace in Pennsylvania that d...

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CBI busts Army transfer racket, arrests two; 5 things to know

CBI busts Army transfer racket, arrests two; 5 things to know

Gaur said that It has also been alleged that another officer in Army contacts those officers who were posted in different field formation or facing imminent transfer & desirous of posting at different...

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EU's Juncker opens China summit vowing 'no backsliding' on

The China-EU Tourism Year 2018 was put forward and discussed by Premier Li Keqiang and the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker at the 18th China-EU Leaders' Meeting in July ...

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German envoy to US downplays Trump-Merkel tensions

German envoy to US downplays Trump-Merkel tensions

And Miguel Arias Canete, the European commissioner who has led climate talks with Beijing, said of the Paris accord: "No one should be left behind, but the EU and China have chose to move forward"...

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Two dead after small plane crashes in Ontario cottage country

Two dead after small plane crashes in Ontario cottage country

The victims' identities have not been released. The Transportation Safety Board is being brought in to look into the cause of the plane crash. The northbound lanes of Highway 11 are closed to allo...

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National Spelling Bee victor clinches title with 'marocain'

National Spelling Bee victor clinches title with 'marocain'

Ananya Vinay from California , won the competition by correctly spelling " marocain ", which is a type of fabric. "It's unbelievable", said Greg Howard, father of Erin, who spoke after his daugh...

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Sri Lanka floods, mudslides kill 100, displace over 12000

Sri Lanka floods, mudslides kill 100, displace over 12000

In Sri Lanka , heavy rains, floods and massive landslides have killed around 100 people with many still missing. Almost 24,000 people in 13 districts have been impacted by flooding or landslide...

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MIT issues statement regarding research on Paris Agreement

This information contradicts some of President Trump's claims that the Paris agreement gives China a free pass to use fossil fuels. "Bold progress will continue to be made in state after state, ...

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Indian army says rebels kill 2 soldiers in Kashmir

Indian army says rebels kill 2 soldiers in Kashmir

According to the ISPR, the Pakistan army's media wing, Indian troops opened fire at Nezapir sector along the LoC, injuring two civilians. Pakistan gave a befitting response to the Indian aggress...

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Explosions rock funeral in tense Kabul

Friday's protestors were demanding the resignation of top Afghan officials following Wednesday's auto bomb explosion near the US embassy that killed eight people and wounded 25 others. A parliamentary...

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Protecting climate an article of faith for us, says PM Narendra Modi

Speaking after holding two hours of wide-ranging talks with Macron at the presidential Elysee Palace here, Modi said the Paris climate deal reflects “our duty towards protecting the mother Earth a...

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France and India pledge to combat climate change

Modi said protecting "mother Earth" was part of Indian culture. Analysts claim that US' exit from Paris climate deal would have an adverse impact, as it was considered to be the biggest potential ...

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