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G20 leaves United States out of climate change pledge

After lengthy negotiations at their summit in Hamburg, the G20 pledged to continue with its efforts to combat climate change despite USA reluctance, saying in a statement: "We take note of the deci...

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Watch John Oliver, Colbert Talk 'Turbo-F--ked' Trump-Russia Scandal

Watch John Oliver, Colbert Talk 'Turbo-F--ked' Trump-Russia Scandal

John Oliver and Stephen Colbert attempted to parse the seriousness and stupidity of the ongoing Trump-Russia scandal and Donald Trump Jr.'s damming emails on The Late Show Wednesday. Russian Fede...

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Malta lawmakers legalize same-sex marriage

Malta lawmakers legalize same-sex marriage

Only one lawmaker out of 67 in the Maltese parliament voted against the legislation, signaling its broad support on the island nation despite opposition from the Catholic Church . References to "husb...

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Betsy DeVos's Meeting on Sexual Assault Includes Rape Denial Group

Betsy DeVos's Meeting on Sexual Assault Includes Rape Denial Group

From the moment we were raped or assaulted, the question of who protects us has haunted us all... "Institutional betrayal forced many of us, and countless others, to leave school". In an interview wi...

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Syria monitor, rebel official say US-Russian truce holding in southwest

Syria monitor, rebel official say US-Russian truce holding in southwest

Jordan has been hard hit by the uprising-turned-war in its neighbour. "There will be a ceasefire in this zone from midday Damascus time on July 9". Trump said he had discussed the conflict with ...

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Lily James to play young Meryl Streep in the Mamma Mia! sequel

Lily James to play young Meryl Streep in the Mamma Mia! sequel

The Downton Abbey and Cinderella actress is believed to be taking on the role of a younger Donna Sheridan, played by Meryl Streep in the first big-screen effort in 2008. Scenes will flash back a...

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Sekulow, Cuomo Square Off Over Trump Jr

Donald Trump Jr . and his lawyers". "They've done some really dumb stuff, this is not one of them", said former Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) on Fox News. Meanwhile, Sekulow argued that Cuomo, who ...

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Sudan vows to continue cooperation with United States despite sanctions

Sudan vows to continue cooperation with United States despite sanctions

Just before leaving office in January, former President Barack Obama issued an executive order lifting decades-old Sudan sanctions on a probationary basis. About 46 people died of hunger in May an...

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Motorola teases Moto Z2 Force once again

Motorola teases Moto Z2 Force once again

Now, the company has all but confirmed that it will be unveiling its Moto Z2 Force smartphone at the event as its latest teaser for the launch stops just short of mentioning the handset's name. La...

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Former President Jimmy Carter collapses at Habitat for Humanity build

Former President Jimmy Carter collapses at Habitat for Humanity build

President Carter told us he is okay and is being taken offsite for observation. Carter is a long-time supporter of Habitat for Humanity. Carter, 92, had collapsed at the building site in Winnipeg,...

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19 killed in Boko Haram attacks in northern Nigeria city

19 killed in Boko Haram attacks in northern Nigeria city

On June 2, nine were killed in the town of Kolofata when two children carrying explosives blew themselves up near a camp housing people displaced by Boko Haram violence. Cameroon's Far North region,...

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Donald Jr. nearly didn't sign up to be a Trump

Donald Jr. nearly didn't sign up to be a Trump

The Times also reported that President Trump personally signed off on his son's initial statement about the meeting published by the newspaper on Saturday. In the interview, Trump said he did no...

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Jet2.com owner moves to protect British flying rights after Brexit

He has demanded concessions in six areas, including incorporating the charter into United Kingdom law, ensuring workers' rights in the United Kingdom do not fall behind those in the European Union ...

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Showtime Exec Responds To Conor McGregor's Presser Comments

Showtime Exec Responds To Conor McGregor's Presser Comments

They said I had no chance, they said I'm in over my head. "Cutting their mics would go against our goal of delivering these fighters to the masses and letting their charismatic and entertaining pers...

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Theresa May: I did shed a tear over election result

Theresa May: I did shed a tear over election result

The prime minister said her husband Philip told her the result of the exit poll and gave her a hug to console her. In an interview to mark her first year in No 10, the PM said she had not watched ...

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PETA returns to court over monkey copyright case

PETA returns to court over monkey copyright case

The group claims that Naruto, who had seen tourists taking photos, showed creative authorship by taking the selfies with "purposeful and voluntary" actions with a camera left in the reserve by a Briti...

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From Brazil: Chelsea close in on signing, personal agreement 'well forwarded'

Chelsea completed the £34m signing of Roma defender Antonio Rudiger , 24, on Sunday. Juventus were heavily linked with a move for the former Santos standout earlier this month, with some outlets e...

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Federer dreams for record Wimbledon title

Federer dreams for record Wimbledon title

Since 2002, the Big 4 comprising of Federer (7), Nadal (2), Djokovic (3) Andy Murray (2) have won every Wimbledon crown. The No. 24 seed Querrey , the first American in a Wimbledon semi since...

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French Protests Planned Against Trump and Netanyahu's Visits

French Protests Planned Against Trump and Netanyahu's Visits

Trump was due to meet later that afternoon with Macron and hold a joint press conference. In the evening, Mr. Trump and the first lady will have dinner with Macron and his wife. This is Trump's t...

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Grassley: How Did Russian Lawyer Who Met Trump Jr. Get Into US?

Grassley: How Did Russian Lawyer Who Met Trump Jr. Get Into US?

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, a member of the committee, said it was "long overdue" that Manafort be called to testify. Manafort ran Trump's campaign from March to August of 2016 before resigning amid ne...

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Nigeria's acting president meets ailing Buhari in London

Nigeria's acting president meets ailing Buhari in London

I am constrained to tell the Nigerian people that President Buhari is NOT better and he will NEVER return as President. Osinbajo jetted out of Abuja soon after presiding over the Quarterly President...

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Kent State students will meet IRL after 3 years of Tinder messaging

Kent State students will meet IRL after 3 years of Tinder messaging

Social media is fond of a great story, so this tale took off and garnered the two a huge following, demands they get married from fans and one fantastic offer from Tinder . But the best part is that ...

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Chelsea agree £39.8m deal for Bakayoko; Matic to United?

Chelsea agree £39.8m deal for Bakayoko; Matic to United?

Eric Dier , Tiemoue Bakayoko and countless others have been linked with a move to Old Trafford, but Gary Neville reckons that Nemanja Matic is the ideal for for Mourinho's men. It is said he was...

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Greek hearings postponed for suspects in U.S. tourist's death

Greek hearings postponed for suspects in U.S. tourist's death

S seven of them, Serbian tourists. Greek media reported that the parents of the victim, who suffered serious head injuries and was pronounced dead after being taken to hospital, were expected to arr...

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Conviction of ex-New York Assembly speaker is tossed

Conviction of ex-New York Assembly speaker is tossed

Supreme Court decision concerning corruption prosecutions. Seven months after Silver's conviction, however, the U.S. Supreme Court in June 2016 voided the corruption conviction of former Virginia G...

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Florida's first black state attorney asks cops why they pulled her over

Florida's first black state attorney asks cops why they pulled her over

Ayala was pulled over by the cops in Orlando on June 19, with the awkward footage from one of the officer's body camera having been released recently. As the officer approaches the auto, he takes...

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Chinese warships set sail for Djibouti

Chinese warships set sail for Djibouti

China began construction of a logistics base in strategically located Djibouti a year ago that will resupply naval vessels taking part in peacekeeping and humanitarian missions off the coasts of ...

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St Maarten Jet Blast Kills A Tourist On Beach

St Maarten Jet Blast Kills A Tourist On Beach

The woman and several others were reportedly holding on to an airport fence that separates the runway from the beach on the Caribbean Island. Sint Maarten is a popular destination for plane spotters...

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Canada lifted rates, and its dollar went nuts

Canada lifted rates, and its dollar went nuts

It's the first time the bank has boosted that trend-setting rate since 2010. A higher rate increases the value of the canadian dollar. Many economists expect the central bank to raise rates by a f...

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Navy rescues Jumbo at sea

Navy rescues Jumbo at sea

Sri Lanka Navy rescues elephant drowning in sea Wed, Jul 12, 2017, 10:09 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka . Chaminda Walakuluge said the navy mounted the 12-hour rescue after spotting ...

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Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again' now most-viewed YouTube video

Wiz Khalifa's 'See You Again' now most-viewed YouTube video

See You Again intersperses scenes from the film with Wiz Khalifa rapping and Charlie Puth singing as they overlook a sandy coast. The video clocked up nearly 3 billion views on YouTube (2,894,...

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Nemtsov murder: Five Chechens jailed for attack near Kremlin

Nemtsov murder: Five Chechens jailed for attack near Kremlin

Dadayev's four accomplices were jailed for between 11 and 19 years for helping to plan and carry out the murder. However, he later retracted his confession after telling human rights activists from Ru...

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ASUS unveils ZenFone AR

ASUS unveils ZenFone AR

Coming to the optics, the smartphone brings with it a 23-megapixel Sony IMX318 module with TriTech+ which is a triple camera solution for carrying out its AR needs. The rear camera also supports 4...

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Two Thais charged over Aussie tourist parasailing death

Two Thais charged over Aussie tourist parasailing death

In footage taken from the shore by his Thai wife, Busabong Thongsangka, about 20 seconds after becoming airborne, the Australian can be seen falling into the sea from about 70 meters above the wat...

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US Signs Agreement with Qatar on Terror Financing amid Gulf Crisis

US Signs Agreement with Qatar on Terror Financing amid Gulf Crisis

U.S. secretary of state Rex Tillerson held talks on Wednesday with four Arab states boycotting Qatar as part of a round of intense shuttle diplomacy aimed at resolving the regional crisis. While the S...

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