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Google, Facebook join cities in challenging Trump on climate

Bloomberg also plans to work with cities, states and businesses to set a collective emissions-cutting goal to submit to the United Nations as "America's Pledge" under the Paris accord. During Friday...

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Student killed in clash between stone-pelters and forces in

Student killed in clash between stone-pelters and forces in

Speaking to Rising Kashmir, Medical Superintendent of district hospital Shopian, Dr Nazir Ahmed confirmed the death. In occupied Kashmir, a 12th class student was martyred and several youth were inj...

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Acting ambassador of US Embassy in China quits over 'opposition' to Trump

Acting ambassador of US Embassy in China quits over 'opposition' to Trump

A key politician is missing from a new clean energy partnership between the United States and China: President Donald Trump . She rattled off a list of achievements, including publishing the firs...

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Have taken topper cam a challenge to conduct exams fairly

Have taken topper cam a challenge to conduct exams fairly

The Chief Minister can not refute his responsibilities. "Steps necessary to improve education system will be taken", Nitish said in a press conference Monday. The chief minister said he has ordere...

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Pope: More Christian martyrs today than in ancient times

Pope: More Christian martyrs today than in ancient times

Relatives of victims of an attack that killed at least 28 Coptic Christians on Friday react at the funeral in Minya, Egypt May 26, 2017. This is the third major attack against Egypt's small Chr...

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Scotland will be independent by 2025, Nicola Sturgeon believes

Nicola Sturgeon is flying by helicopter in a bid to visit half of Scotland's constituencies before polling day. The SNP is trying to defend the 56 seats it won in 2015 but is under pressure from th...

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Toll from last week's Afghan bombing passes 150

Toll from last week's Afghan bombing passes 150

Ambassadors from participating countries and worldwide organizations have assured the Afghan government of the participation of high-level delegations, said Mustaghni. This comes after the Ministry ...

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USA mayors back Sadiq Khan in Donald Trump Twitter row

USA mayors back Sadiq Khan in Donald Trump Twitter row

In a clear reference to Trump's tweets Sunday and Monday criticizing London Mayor Sadiq Khan, Clinton said: "It's a time for steady, determined leadership - like we are seeing from local authoriti...

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Third London Bridge Attacker ID'd as New Search Gets Underway

Third London Bridge Attacker ID'd as New Search Gets Underway

In March, five people died after a man drove a van into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge and stabbed a policeman. The Islamic State militant group, which is losing territory in Syria and ...

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White House: Trump's tweets are 'official statements'

White House press secretary Sean Spicer and deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders both lead press briefings on behalf of the president - but the two have some pretty big stylistic differ...

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How federal authorities found the alleged NSA leaker Reality Leigh Winner

How federal authorities found the alleged NSA leaker Reality Leigh Winner

Winner, 25, who worked as a contractor with Pluribus International Corp., was charged with leaking classified information to a news outlet . Reports say that the document was printed out six ...

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Dozens dead after gunman torches Philippine casino

While an Islamic State-linked Filipino said on social media that "lone wolf soldiers"' of the Islamic State group were behind the attack, police noted the man didn't shoot anyone he encountered. A...

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Trump Signs Memo to Privatize Air Traffic Control

Chao and Trump both praised air traffic controllers and said they would benefit from more up-to-date technology. Trump said his plan would reduce the number of flight delays and wait times that co...

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Backed Syrian force attacks IS-held capital of Raqqa

The SDF also seized buildings and a checkpoint from Daesh, their first gains in the battle for Raqqa which has been the de facto capital of Daesh in Syria since 2014. Coalition forces will continue t...

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Dubai-themed prom party in Philadelphia goes viral

Dubai-themed prom party in Philadelphia goes viral

In addition to the camel , Eden had a stylist and three different outfits for the night. Instead, she chose to bring Dubai to North Philadelphia for his prom. Shuler, who runs a soul food restauran...

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Kabul blames Pakistan, Haqqani network for bombing

The victims appeared mainly to have been Afghan civilians. For the uninitiated, the Haqqani network is an Afghanistani terrorist outfit, with its primary base in Pakistan's Waziristan and is known...

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Putin and Macron have frank talks

Putin and Macron have frank talks

On Monday, he said Putin shared the same hope, adding that the talks should take place "in days or weeks". Monday's visit comes seven months after Putin cancelled a trip to Paris amid a row over ...

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Backed anti-IS forces to announce Raqqa assault start date on Tuesday

Backed anti-IS forces to announce Raqqa assault start date on Tuesday

A statement said the pro-Assad forces ignored several coalition warnings. The Pentagon statement didn't further identify the targeted forces. Still, the incident showed that the area around the Ta...

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Pope 'terrific', Saudi 'spectacular' - Trump waxes lyrical on foreign tour

Pope 'terrific', Saudi 'spectacular' - Trump waxes lyrical on foreign tour

Referring to a Slovenian cake. "A person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building bridges, is not Christian", Francis said then. "He is something", Trump said ...

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Election 2017: Parties push to meet Scottish voters

Watch Sturgeon on ITV Tonight on Monday. "In 2016, we were told to vote remain to protect our place in the European Union - we did that", she said. She also faced a hard audience, one of whom aske...

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Kashmir issue needs to be resolved bilaterally between India, Pakistan: China

Kashmir issue needs to be resolved bilaterally between India, Pakistan: China

It also ruled out backing New Delhi's entry in the grouping, adding that all it wants is that there should be non-discriminatory solution applicable to all contries that don't sign the non-proliferati...

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Trump's Travel Ban Tweets Could Come Back To Bite Him In Court

Trump's Travel Ban Tweets Could Come Back To Bite Him In Court

The appellate court ruling specifically referenced Trump's stump speeches that called for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States". "We need to be smart, vigilant and to...

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Cardin calls Trump tweet on London mayor ‘bizarre’

White House spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump was not "picking a fight" with Khan and that it was "utterly ridiculous" that his criticism was because Khan is Muslim. The mayor's spokesm...

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Two arrested in Oakland's deadly Ghost Ship fire

Two arrested in Oakland's deadly Ghost Ship fire

The investigator also said the fire started in the northwest corner of the first floor of the warehouse, but because there was so much damage the "exact cause is undetermined". As for Almena, Harris a...

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Aides dance around this simple question: Does Trump believe climate change exists?

The second biggest coal producer in the U.S., Arch Coal, said the president is a "tremendous advocate for coal and its essential role in America's future energy mix, and we support the decision ...

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HRW slams '50 years of occupation abuses' by Israel

Palestinian National Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah said in closed-door talks last week that Israel's policy during the terror wave, which started in October 2015, prevented the outbreak of...

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After London Attack, Facebook Aims to Be 'Hostile Environment' for Terrorists

Thousands gathered on the banks of the River Thames to pay their respects, a few hundred yards away from where three militants rammed into pedestrians on London Bridge before stabbing revellers on S...

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Pelosi: Trump's decision on Paris accord 'doesn't have factual basis'

Pelosi: Trump's decision on Paris accord 'doesn't have factual basis'

In response to Trump's withdrawal from the pact, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg also pledged to pay up to $15 million to support the United Nations agency that helps countries implement t...

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US Supreme Court to hear Muslim travel ban case

Donald Trump's administration has asked the Supreme Court to revive the President's controversial travel ban executive order following its blocking by lower courts on discrimination grounds, t...

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Arab-Israeli shot dead, tension builds with police

Arab-Israeli shot dead, tension builds with police

The statement said that the riot began as police attempted to take the driver in for questioning. The man was later identified as Mohammed Taha , 21. The Committee announced a day of mourning in ad...

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All arrested as part of London attack investigation released without charge

All arrested as part of London attack investigation released without charge

Police said he also used the name of Rachid Elkhdar and a different date of birth that gave his age as 25. Assistant Commander Mark Rowley said: "Inquiries are ongoing to confirm the identity of ...

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Train stabbing survivor: Portland has 'white saviour complex'

Train stabbing survivor: Portland has 'white saviour complex'

The young women who were being subjected to a man's racial and religious insults while riding on the MAX light rail train are the ones who need sympathy and support, Fletcher said in a video posted ...

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Netanyahu insists Israel retain Jordan valley military control

While Israel returned the Sinai to Egypt in 1978, after the Camp David Accords , one of the foreign policy successes of President Jimmy Carter, the other territories have remained under Israeli c...

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United Kingdom election Average of polls still shows big victory margin for conservatives

United Kingdom election Average of polls still shows big victory margin for conservatives

The findings again weakened sterling which had earlier fallen nearly a cent against the U.S. dollar on the YouGov model before rising on a Kantar poll which showed May's lead had increased to ...

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New York Jets release starting linebacker David Harris

New York Jets release starting linebacker David Harris

The Jets approached Harris only a few days ago about a pay cut. Harris, who practiced with the team Tuesday and was in the locker room afterward, will save the Jets $6.5 million on the salary cap ...

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