• Business leaders express concern about promises in BC NDP-Green agreement

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    Despite Trudeau's fierce defense of the Paris climate accord and insistence that the war on climate change supersedes the real battle with ISIS, he approved both the Trans Mountain pipeline and the Keystone XL project - angering his environmental base, who are numerous same people who voted for the NDP and Greens in the B.C.
  • Unlike others, Putin doesn't criticize Trump over decision

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    The host also asked if Putin has any damaging information on President Trump, which will be part of the exclusive interview to air on Sunday. Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said earlier on Friday he did not think that Trump's decision to pull his country out of the agreement would prompt a Russian rethink.
  • US Rules Out Netanyahu Accompanying Trump to Western Wall

    US Rules Out Netanyahu Accompanying Trump to Western Wall

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    The argument against moving the embassy, uniquely denying Israel the right to declare its own capital , focuses on the problem of prejudging the final status of Jerusalem , one of the major disputes blocking an Israeli-Palestinian agreement.
  • Missouri Washington delegation divided on party lines over Paris decision

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    He also claimed it would destroy the coal industry. Whatever electoral benefit Merkel might gain from her statements about Trump , neither Europe nor the US can afford a rupture in their Atlantic partnership. Macron's call on Thursday for the accord's remaining 194 countries to fill the void left by the US may see the two sides push for greater cooperation.
  • Texas Senate approves 'religious refusal' adoption measure

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    He said the amendment would only "amplify" the mistreatment of transgender students by their peers. It's about that student as well. Also Monday, officials with the Keep Texas Open for Business Coalition - which includes Apple, Intel, IBM and about 70 other corporations - said the House transgender bathroom ban was not business-friendly.
  • Protestors and police clash over arrest of Morocco movement head

    Protestors and police clash over arrest of Morocco movement head

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    It was not immediately clear whether any demonstrators or police had been injured in the unrest. The clashes came after activist Nasser Zefzafi, the protest leader in the northern town of Al-Hoceima, was arrested at the start of the week and charged with threatening national security, among other offences.
  • Mom of 'Baby Doe' says she saw ex-boyfriend kill her

    Mom of 'Baby Doe' says she saw ex-boyfriend kill her

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    Rachelle Bond told jurors during his murder trial Friday that Michael McCarthy punched her daughter, Bella, in the abdomen so hard that she bounced off a bed. She said McCarthy was intelligent and interested in astrology, reiki, meditation and "conspiracy theories". "Talking about evil spirits, talking about demons".
  • World erupts in resounding criticism over Trump climate pact exit

    World erupts in resounding criticism over Trump climate pact exit

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    The mechanics of the United States exit are complicated. Trump faced significant criticism from global and business leaders after he made a decision to pull the United States out of the Paris agreement on climate change. cities and states still planning to follow the goals of the agreement are reportedly negotiating with the United Nations and submitting a plan to officially be part of the deal.
  • Most of US economic might keeps faith with Paris

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    The idea behind the Paris Agreement is limiting carbon emissions worldwide to help combat global warming . "This will ensure that we're well on our way to meeting Philadelphia's current long-term goal of reducing the city's emissions 80 percent by 2050".
  • For President Trump, decisions accompanied by drama

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    The scientific consensus, meanwhile, is that human activity, via greenhouse gases, is far and away the primary cause of climate change. The White House was reportedly considering more drastic options for USA withdrawal that would have been faster but even more damaging to U.S.
  • Britain's May to raise Manchester attack leaks with Trump

    Britain's May to raise Manchester attack leaks with Trump

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    A woman was arrested late Wednesday, but was released without charge. Investigators found a "significant" link between Abedi and Raphael Hostey, a young fellow Mancunian who allegedly recruited IS members before reportedly being killed in a drone strike in Syria past year.
  • Germany and China should cooperate on protecting climate: Merkel

    Germany and China should cooperate on protecting climate: Merkel

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    Alden Meyer, director of strategy and policy for the Union of Concerned Scientists advocacy group, said "I don't think any other countries will follow the USA out of Paris, so if he does leave, Trump will be in splendid isolation with the leaders of Syria and Nicaragua ".
  • Murphy's campaign for governor dreads news of Venezuelan dictatorship, corruption

    Murphy's campaign for governor dreads news of Venezuelan dictatorship, corruption

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    It argued that the opposition violence was part of the plan of the "international right wing, with the complicity of the most powerful governments of the world, with the sole objective of taking control over Venezuela's energy resources". In April, Maduro's administration announced the country would withdraw from the OAS, accusing its chief, Luis Almagro, of joining in a USA -led a campaign to undermine Venezuelan sovereignty.
  • Comey to testify publicly about Trump confrontations

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    The Justice Department and multiple USA congressional committees are investigating Russia's actions in the 2016 presidential election and questions about possible collusion between Russian officials and Trump campaign associates. And his testimony would be the first time he has publicly commented. Speaking to "Fox & Friends" on Wednesday, Lewandowski said: "When you have a communications team, they have to have that relationship with the president to understand how he communicates".
  • Supreme Court decides only Democrats can use race in gerrymandering

    Supreme Court decides only Democrats can use race in gerrymandering

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    Democrats had hoped that a re-drawing of districts could help them counter political gains in both chambers of the State General Assembly. Democrats hailed the ruling . North Carolina's GOP-led legislature illegally used race to redraw congressional districts, the Supreme Court has ruled . He was joined by conservative Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Anthony Kennedy .
  • Mount Everest's Famous Hillary Step Destroyed

    Mount Everest's Famous Hillary Step Destroyed

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    Ang Tshering Sherpa, the President of the Nepal Mountaineering Association , said in earlier interviews that the famous Step is just covered by excessive snowfall which led to the illusion that it disappeared. The Hillary Step was a bottleneck where climbers had to ascend and descend with the help of ropes. Historically, though, the area has been the site of long queues of climbers - and mountaineers are anxious the slope could create a bottleneck for those already battling low oxygen and ...
  • 'Are you nuts?': Putin ridicules US focus on ambassador contacts

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    Mr Putin added that the President's move was avoidable, but conceded "what has been said has been said". Commenting on Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord, Putin refrained from criticizing the move and called for a constructive dialogue on efforts needed to curb global warming.
  • Iran says U.S. weapons sale to Saudi to jeopardize regional security

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    Trump, who had repeatedly slammed former President Barack Obama for refusing to use the term "radical Islamic extremism", himself backed away from the term yesterday as he stood before the region's leaders. The speech marks Trump's first effort to reach out to the 1.6 billion Muslims worldwide. Drive them out of your holy land. The summit of 50 leaders is the highlight of Trump's two-day visit to Saudi Arabia , the birthplace of Islam and the first stop on Trump's inaugural multi-nation ...
  • Brazil president seeks suspension of corruption investigation

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    Later, as the audio recording was leaked online, Temer was brazenly telling his presidential aides that the investigation to be shelved, saying nothing on the tape incriminated him. The statement also noted that the person who made the recording, JBS meat-packing company executive Joesley Batista , is under investigation and thus was "taking advantage" of the situation.
  • Trump's climate decision puts United States on a lonely path

    Trump's climate decision puts United States on a lonely path

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    Tillerson called Trump's action a "policy decision". The Green Fund is created to help poor countries adapt to climate change and bypass some of the heavily polluting technologies formerly used by rich countries. "I applaud President Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement " said Long. Continued US participation in the Paris forum would have been merely symbolic, and yielded no impact on reducing US emissions of planet-warming greenhouse gases, ...
  • Images of Manchester bomb released

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    GMP said eight men have been arrested in relation to the bombing. "In the past five days, we have gathered significant information about Abedi, his associates, his finances, the places he had been, how the device was built and the wider conspiracy", they said in a statement .
  • Constituyente es poder supremo: Nicolás Maduro

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    Durante su programa de radio y televisión "Los Domingos con Maduro ", el jefe de Estado dijo que a pesar de los intentos de promover las mesas de diálogo , la oposición venezolana "optó por la vía de la violencia y el asalto al poder", al tiempo que invitó a participar en la Asamblea Nacional Constituyente .
  • North Korea 'poses a threat to us all': Mattis

    North Korea 'poses a threat to us all': Mattis

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    Ambassador Liu Jieyi told the council . Voting unanimously to add the names of 14 North Korean officials and four entities linked to the North's nuclear and missile programs to the United Nations blacklist - making them subject to a global travel ban and asset freeze - the council said it was "sending a clear message" that the missile tests would not be tolerated.
  • Trump Told Russians He Fired 'Nut Job' Comey Because Of Investigation

    Trump Told Russians He Fired 'Nut Job' Comey Because Of Investigation

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    And The New York Times reported the president had told Russian diplomats last week his firing of "nut job" James Comey had relieved "great pressure" on him. "That's taken off", Trump told his guest in the Oval Office, the Times said, quoting notes taken at the meeting and read to the paper by a USA official.
  • Rihanna heckles Kevin Durant during NBA Finals

    Rihanna heckles Kevin Durant during NBA Finals

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    Mike Brown planned to coach Game 1 of the NBA Finals as expected for the Golden State Warriors , with Steve Kerr likely watching again from behind the scenes as he deals with continued complications following back surgery almost two years ago.
  • Megyn Kelly to Host Vladimir Putin in One on One Interview

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    He seemed to be referring to the conclusion of US intelligence agencies that Russian Federation tried to interfere in last year's presidential election via hacking of the Democratic National Committee and a top Clinton campaign official. "We didn't even start negotiations". Mr Trump sparked global outrage when he announced that the USA would withdraw from the deal, which his predecessor's administration had made a priority and played a lead role in creating.
  • Putin calls on USA businessmen to help 'normalize' ties

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    Putin added that USA participation is essential for the success of global efforts. Putin told a moderator when asked about a possible deal between Trump and Moscow. "It's just hysteria . Should I give you a pill?" "You will feel better, and we will feel better". Putin said to a moderator who asked him about the matter.
  • India issues visit visa to ailing Pakistani, family

    India issues visit visa to ailing Pakistani, family

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    The child will not suffer". The Indian government had not issued medical visas to Pakistani residents since three months. Earlier, a man named Ravi kumar had also written to Swaraj, saying that the infant needs immediate treatment and had sought her intervention in the matter.
  • Mashrafe Mortaza: England a serious side but pressure is on hosts

    Mashrafe Mortaza: England a serious side but pressure is on hosts

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    In that sense, it was ideal. "The bowlers were outstanding in the two games". The Warwickshire man had a scan on Thursday evening, with the results probably known to us by Friday morning. "It is not the sort of game you can take anywhere because it is a completely unique match with a completely unique collection of fans and atmosphere".
  • Time for a Chill Pill on Trump's Climate Action

    Time for a Chill Pill on Trump's Climate Action

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    Speaking to The Irish Times , Robinson said the U.S. president was not behaving rationally. He knew Trump would hear what he had to say - even if it was unlikely to sway him. But Macron's English-language statement was a masterstroke, a way to put Trump under public pressure in the American media, in a way that Trump will surely watch from his television just off the Oval Office Friday.
  • Mattis presses China on North Korea, South China Sea

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    Beijing is Pyongyang's closest ally. The source added that North Korea's April 28 launch from the Pukchang airfield in South Pyongan province, previously reported as an unknown missile, also involved the Hwasong-12 IRBM. "The reason for the tension on the peninsula is not just the nuclear missiles of Pyongyang but also the heightened military activity of some regional and especially out of the region states in Northeast Asia", Safronkov said.
  • Russia signs deal to expand India's Kudankulam nuclear plant

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    In the summit, the two sides, in an obvious reference to China's One Belt One Road (OBOR) project, said they oppose any recourse to "unilateralism or lack of respect to sovereignty" and ignoring the core concerns and legitimate interests of the countries.
  • Axios: Trump pulling USA out of Paris climate deal

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    Trump said Wednesday he was still listening to "a lot of people both ways". "President Trump is ceding the future to the Germans, the Chinese, the Indians, and other nations rather than having the United States continue to lead the world on clean energy solutions", said Sen.
  • India is a major obstacle to peace in South Asia: Mamnoon Hussain

    India is a major obstacle to peace in South Asia: Mamnoon Hussain

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    President Mamnoon Hussain will address the joint session of the parliament today (Thursday) amid a plan of opposition parties, boiling with rage, to interrupt the session. "Instead of positively responding to Pakistan's peace efforts, India sent Kulbhushan Jadhav, terrorists and other spies", he said. This statement also does not hold any weight since the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has already stayed the death sentence handed to Jadhav by a Pakistani military court.
  • RCMP charge Ontario man who allegedly tried to import fentanyl patches

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    The package is alleged to have contained fentanyl patches. The RCMP was notified and began an investigation that led to a raid of a home on Woodward Ave.in London. He's scheduled to appear in court on July 7. Anyone with information regarding criminal activity is encouraged to contact their local police, the RCMP at 1-800-387-0020 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
  • Champions Trophy: India hold edge over Pakistan, admits Afridi

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    The T20 has it's worldwide jamboree, but Test cricket lurches from one series to the next, devoid of context and with the exception of the Ashes, is played in front of half empty stadiums. The fourth team would be either South Africa or New Zealand", he added. He said