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On Wednesday, an air strike aimed at flushing out rebels killed 10 troops, a major blow that the army said was an accident of the sort that sometimes happens in the "fog of war" . Eyewitnesses who fled the scene have told reporters that ISIS terrorists, many of them as young as thirteen , are forcing civilians to recite Islamic prayers or be killed.
  • Gianforte apologizes during victory speech to reporter he allegedly body-slammed

    Gianforte apologizes during victory speech to reporter he allegedly body-slammed

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    Republican Greg Gianforte on Thursday night won the special election to fill the lone U.S. House seat representing Montana , just one night after he was charged with misdemeanor assault . Ryan Zinke , who was appointed President Donald Trump's Secretary of the Interior. Mr Quist said he was "sure that Montanans will hold Mr Gianforte accountable".
  • Speaker says Illinois Legislature will miss budget deadline

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    But Rauner threatened to veto the plan and the House didn't vote on it. SB9, if passed, would have increased taxes by an estimated $7 billion by changing personal and corporate income taxation rates, including those for cable TV streaming services, and pinpointing sales tax increases for a number of small businesses from landscapers to tattoo artists, among others.
  • Obama shares condolences for former national security adviser to Carter

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    He later taught at Harvard and Columbia University, and became a US citizen in 1958. He graduated from Harvard in 1953 with a doctorate in government. The mission never reached the hostages, and eight servicemen died when their aircraft crashed. The talks led to the signing of the Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty.
  • Police chief named advisor on addiction, behavioral health

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    Acting Portsmouth police Chief David Mara will soon be changing jobs and taking on the role of the Governor's Advisor on Addiction and Behavioral Health. I am delighted that he is returning to the Department of Justice to continue his service in this important leadership role. According to a release, Vara will serve as MacDonald's chief of staff.
  • With 'marocain,' 12-year-old wins Spelling Bee

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    A student of Fugman Elementary school, Vinay considers spelling a sport. Paimagam thanked the announcer and the audience applauded. "It's a like a dream come true". "I do if I don't win this time", she replied. "They see this as a recognition opportunity, a great opportunity, and they pursue it". There 490,000 words in the English language to be exact.
  • NBA Finals pick up where they left off with Cavs-Warriors III

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    Interim head coach Mike Brown speaks to head coach Steve Kerr of the Golden State Warriors during a practice for the 2017 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on May 31, 2017 in Oakland , Calif. That let the Warriors get out and run, where they are comfortable. And just as millions will be tuning in to tonight's game , we learn about a brand new " NBA edition" phone that looks decidedly cool: a special National Basketball Association edition of the Vivo X9.
  • USA quits Paris climate pact

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    Apple CEO Tim Cook says he tried to talk President Trump into keeping the U.S.in the Paris climate accord but "it wasn't enough". After criticising Mr Trump for "an act of global, generational vandalism. The documents state: "The accord was negotiated poorly by the Obama administration and signed out of desperation". Tesla CEO Elon Musk dropped out of President Trump's business advisory council .
  • White House Now Referring Trump/Russia Questions to Outside Counsel

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    White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Wednesday referred all questions related to the FBI's Russian Federation investigation from now on to President Trump's lawyer, Marc Kasowitz. Dubke's job was to work behind-the-scenes managing the White House communications strategy and responses to crises, such as the firing of FBI director James B.
  • Police say robbery likely behind ResortsWorld attack

    Police say robbery likely behind ResortsWorld attack

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    All of the people who died suffocated from smoke, police said. National police chief Pol Gen Ronald Dela Rosa said one gunman was believed to be behind the attack early Friday and he had committed suicide as troops and police closed in on him around dawn on Friday morning.
  • Disney CEO Joins Elon Musk In Ditching Trump Over Paris Withdrawal

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    Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, meanwhile, announced that Canada would host climate talks in September with the European Union and China . "If we can't, that's fine". 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.
  • Trump Delays Promised U.S. Embassy Move To Jerusalem

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    A statement from the Prime Minister's Office said that Israel's consistent position has been that the United States embassy, like all the embassies in Israel, needs to be located in Jerusalem. Trump said during his campaign that he would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, as its government has called for, but unnamed senior officials in his administration claim that although he still favors the move, he will refrain to avoid offending Palestinians.
  • Saudi Cartoonists Show Trump Morphing From Enemy To Partner

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    A White House official later said the president did raise women's rights in his private meetings with Saudi officials, and noted that administration officials broached the topic in their talks in the lead-up to the trip. "Instead, we are here to offer partnership - based on shared interests and values - to pursue a better future for us all". "I agree", the president responded.
  • Abandonará el Acuerdo sobre Cambio Climático de París

    Abandonará el Acuerdo sobre Cambio Climático de París

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    Estados Unidos por lo tanto seguirá siendo de los países que más contaminan el planeta, no cumplirán su promesa de reducir sus emisiones de entre un 26% y 28% y quedan fuera de las reuniones posteriores del grupo de París , tampoco pueden emplear alguna medida sobre los demás países contra el calentamiento global.
  • Jefe de Parlamento venezolano dice rectora electoral es cómplice de violencia

    Jefe de Parlamento venezolano dice rectora electoral es cómplice de violencia

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    Informó que se encuentran analizando si se realizará un evento electoral para los sectoriales y otro para el territorial, y que en las próximas horas estarán anunciando cuál será el mecanismo y el cronograma . En el texto, Borges señala a Lucena de ser "cómplice" del Gobierno del presidente Nicolás Maduro lo que, a su juicio, le hace responsable también "de la violencia de estos días", "por el atropello y la burla" que, para la oposición, representa la Asamblea Nacional Constituyente .
  • Ariana Grande announces benefit concert in Manchester for victims of attack

    Ariana Grande announces benefit concert in Manchester for victims of attack

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    Mr Hopkins said the leaks - including leaked evidence photographs from the scene of the attack published by the New York Times - had caused "distress and upset" to the victims' families. The bomber's father, Ramadan Abedi, and another sibling are now in the hands of authorities in Libya. After the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, May is heading to the G7 gathering in Italy on Friday.
  • Video shows sea lion snatching girl from Canadian pier

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    Michael Fujiwara, who captured the shocking moment on film, told CBC News that the girl's family " were just in shock " after the incident. "Her family started feeding the animal and the sea lion started to become comfortable", Fujiwara said .
  • The greatest Rolls-Royce Phantoms to appear in Mayfair exhibition

    The greatest Rolls-Royce Phantoms to appear in Mayfair exhibition

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    Over those 92 interceding years, the model has existed in one version or another as the world changed for better and for worse, and continues to do so. Exquisite detail right down to the car's Teflon-coated umbrellas and self-righting wheel-centres, left a curious public in no doubt the brand was in safe hands.
  • India arrive in Birmingham ahead of high-voltage tie against Pakistan

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    The inspirational Bangladesh captain , sitting beside the glittering piece of glory, was responding to a question of how far he was from the trophy. They, however, faced off in the shortest version of the game during last year's ICC World T20 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. "We have ticked all the boxes going into the tournament".
  • Netanyahu says US Embassy decision delays peace

    Netanyahu says US Embassy decision delays peace

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    Israel's prime minister says the USA decision not to move its embassy to Jerusalem has hurt the prospects for peace with the Palestinians. And the Palestinian leadership were relieved by a decision that they said "gives peace a chance". During his visit to Israel last month, Trump visited the Western Wall, the Jewish holy site that sits just steps from the Al-Aqsa Mosque, revered in Islam.
  • Donald Trump's Lawyer Will Now Be Answering All Russia Related Questions

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    Just another batch of his outright lies. At worst, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser was suggesting something more sinister. If this was the first example of questionable contact between Trump's associates and the Russians, or if this was some minor functionary and not the husband of Trump's daughter, Ivanka, the concerns raised so far might not loom so large.
  • US climate decision leaves Europe incensed, dismayed

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    Jean-Claude Juncker, head of the European Union's executive Commission, called Trump's decision "seriously wrong". "I think it slows down this rush toward punitive measures against the United States industrial base and mining industry", Hamilton said .
  • Scientific groups disappointed in Trump's move on climate

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    In the USA, the wind and solar industries are already creating jobs at 12 times the rate of the rest of the economy, according to a report earlier this year by the Environmental Defense Fund. "This agreement is less about the climate and more about other countries gaining a financial advantage over the United States", he said. Still, Bush made the broad and public case for United States leadership in global cooperation, even as his policies in Iraq and Afghanistan frayed some American ...
  • Phoenix Mayor Condemns Trump Decision To Back Out Of Paris Climate Agreement

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    Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell also praised the move. The governors of those states , Jerry Brown, Andrew Cuomo, and Jay Inslee, respectively, released a statement on Thursday describing how the new alliance will build state-level partnerships to continue aggressive American action on climate change and uphold the goals and standards of the Paris Agreement .
  • Saudi king says Iran at forefront of global terrorism

    Saudi king says Iran at forefront of global terrorism

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    US President Donald Trump was expected to underline the need to confront extremism in Islam in his speech in Saudi Arabia late yesterday. In the speech-where he departed from his typical rhetoric about terrorism-"Islamist extremism" was written into his address, according to officials, but Trump said "Islamic extremism".
  • Prey PS4 Patch Reportedly Causing Frame Rate Issues

    Prey PS4 Patch Reportedly Causing Frame Rate Issues

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    You can check out the full list in the patch notes . Prey's new PS4 Pro patch has been put through its paces, and the results aren't great, unfortunately. The resolution remains identical, frame-rate is still locked to 30fps and even the lacklustre texture filtering is the same. While Digital Foundry hasn't yet had the chance to reassess Prey , comparison shots from GearNuke indicate some subtle improvements, with the most noticeable upgrades coming in the areas of shadow detail ...
  • USA withdrawal from Paris Agreement "deeply disappointing", says Bainimarama

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    The source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said on Wednesday Trump was favoring an exit, however, and was working out terms of the planned withdrawal with U.S. Japan's foreign ministry called the announcement "regrettable" and promised to push on with tackling climate change. Lawyers and other administration aides have planned a withdrawal announcement, but recognize Trump has changed his mind at the last minute previously on important decisions where outside forces are pressuring ...
  • NDP, Green agreement to govern BC trumpets rep-by-pop vote system

    NDP, Green agreement to govern BC trumpets rep-by-pop vote system

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    Ultimately, the big question now shouldn't be which party will form government , but rather how long will an NDP and Green alliance last. The BC Green Party has agreed to support the NDP in forming a new government and vowing to put a halt to the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.
  • Con 94 pesos al día se vive dignamente: Coneval

    Con 94 pesos al día se vive dignamente: Coneval

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    De acuerdo con el Consejo, los organismos internacionales son "menos exigentes" para medir la canasta básica y la pobreza, porque para el Banco Mundial se considera como pobre a un hogar mexicano si tiene ingresos de 4 mil 322.70 pesos al mes; mientras que para la Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe es de 9 mil 172.30 pesos.
  • Theresa May struggles during TV interview

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    Questioned by Channel 4 interviewer Jeremy Paxman , Mr Corbyn was grilled on the apparent discrepancies between his well-known personal convictions and the Labour manifesto as published. "And he could have been", he said. In one instance, Corbyn won a big round of applause when asked about whether he'd want to abolish monarchy: "Do you know what?" "You should never be so high and mighty you can't listen to somebody else and learn something from them", he said.
  • Remembering the Fallen at Arlington

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    Her husband is now in the Army Reserves and she said her family knows how fortunate they are, so placing flowers is the least they can do. Trump singled out Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly , whose son, Marine 2nd Lt. Douglas Julin, who retired in 2012 after leading the Red Bulls, said Memorial Day is the most solemn of national holidays, especially as USA soldiers continue to serve in conflict zones.
  • House gives final OK to its budget; talks with Senate next

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    Cooper said in a release after the vote that the budget also "misses huge opportunities" in economic development and job training. "There are ways the House budget is better than the Senate budget, and there are some ways that it's worse", Jackson said.
  • Frenchman claims cure for WannaCry-infected computers

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    What is particularly interesting is how few computers running Windows XP were infected - so few, in fact, that Kaspersky deemed those machines statistically insignificant. It stated, "WannaCrypt exploits used in the attack were drawn from the exploits stolen from the National Security Agency , or NSA, in the United States".
  • Trump Announces U.S. Withdrawal from Paris Climate Accord

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    People took to Twitter to share their depressing thoughts on Trump's latest move. When President Barack Obama met with world leaders in December 2015 in a conference that led to the 190-nation accord , Christie said during an interview on MSNBC that he does believe in climate change and that it is at least partially man-made.
  • Zbigniew Brzezinski, national security advisor and political scientist, dead at 89

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    The New York Times wrote that Brzezinksi - considered a "hawkish strategic theorist" who worked under President Jimmy Carter - was a powerful influence on global affairs. During the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis, Brzezinski believed negotiations were going nowhere and started pushing for military action. Having studied Zbig's impressive background and his scholarly and political writings, I called on him to advise me on foreign policy issues during my first presidential campaign.
  • Spicer Referring Questions about Russia Investigation to Trump's Lawyer

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    His comments came on the heels of the resignation of White House Communications Director Mike Dubke-who did not have a relationship with Trump prior to taking the post . Melania Trump says it was "simply wrong" for celebrity Kathy Griffin to appear in a video holding what looked like President Donald Trump's bloody, severed head.
  • Golden State Warriors: Road to the Finals

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    Golden State is shooting 43 percent, Cleveland 40 percent. And he is doing it often. The Cavs, who plowed through the Eastern Conference playoffs with a 12-1 record, are finally playing against a team on their level. It's just trying to control that. "They capitalized a lot on our mistakes, a lot of transition, easy baskets that we can't allow going into Game 2".