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Al Jazeera's Jamela Alindogan reports from Marawi in Mindanao in the southern Philippines. Fighters from the Maute group, which has pledged allegiance to Islamic State (IS), menaced the guards and shouted at prisoners: but no one gave up the Christian man.
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    His arrival on stage on Tuesday night was greeted with a standing ovation, especially from the many who were wearing Momentum or Clause Four T-shirts and who had been canvassing for the Labour Party in the queue outside the event. Or at least one of them. "In other words, they have switched sides". Patrick McLoughlin, the Conservative chairman, said after the debate: " Jeremy Corbyn wilted under pressure - he waffled on and on in meaningless soundbites without offering anything of ...
  • U.S. left isolated on climate change

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    The Earth is likely to reach more unsafe levels of warming sooner as a result of the Trump's decision because America's pollution contributes so much to rising temperatures, scientists said . But in defiance of the president, city leaders vowed Thursday to pursue their own climate action. China and the EU's reaffirmation of their commitment to the Paris agreement Friday comes amid a wave of global support for the hard-fought 2015 climate pact.
  • Trump Withdrawal from Climate Deal Disappoints Many US Firms

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    In addition, nations - inspired by the actions of local and regional governments, along with businesses - came to recognize that fighting climate change brings significant economic and public health benefits. Despite a slew of criticism from across the globe, including world leaders, Trump seemed unperturbed by his decision and released a series of Tweets after his speech at the White House where he revealed the USA would be withdrawing from the accord.
  • Purdue defends budget's food stamp cuts to angry Democrats

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    History tells us the draconian cuts will end up being reductions in proposed increases. Some Republican lawmakers welcomed the budget cuts. Cuts are always unpopular, increases in spending are more palatable, and that is why we find ourselves in the mess we are in.
  • Climate move by Trump a huge error

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    The point was for countries to have individual targets , then draw up their own policy measures in order to meet them. Criticism of Trump's decision rolled in from blue-chip companies like Facebook, Apple, Ford Motor and Microsoft, while the response from fossil-fuel groups with the most to gain from a relaxation of U.S.
  • London Mayor Sadiq Khan says election should not be postponed after attack

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    The London Ambulance Service treated a number of people at the London Bridge in addition to the injured taken to the hospital. The ruling Conservative party announced that it was suspending its campaign following the attack just days before the polls on June 8 involving a van and three terror suspects, who were shot dead by Metropolitan Police armed officers.
  • London attacks: Here's what we know so far

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    At least six people were killed and almost a dozen others hospitalized following a horrific hit-and-run on the London Bridge and a vicious stabbing attack that the London police declared "terrorist incidents" last night as authorities were bracing for further bloodshed.
  • Saving lives and money: the potential of solar to replace coal

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    Several of the country's largest coal companies have sought bankruptcy protection in the previous year, largely due to competition from natural gas made cheaper and more abundant by hydraulic fracturing. The government is working to build 175 GW (giga watt) of renewable energy capacity by 2022, envisaging an estimated investment of $175-180 billion.
  • ¿Por qué la salida de EUA del acuerdo de París nos importa?

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    El vacío dejado por la salida de Estados Unidos " será llenado por un nuevo y amplio liderazgo comprometido ", al que la UE pretende aliar empresas, ciudadanos y comunidades estadunidenses "que han expresado su apoyo a París y están adoptando una ambiciosa acción climática", afirmó el comisario europeo de Acción Climática, Miguel Arias Cañete.
  • Turkey military helicopter crashes near border with Iraq

    Turkey military helicopter crashes near border with Iraq

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    The governor's office for the province of Sirnak said the Cougar type helicopter crashed near the town of Uludere on Wednesday, three minutes after taking off. The statement said that "the hit helicopter crashed as it tried to move away". Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek, Defence Minister Fikri Isik and Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu were also travelling to the region, it added.
  • Brasil: Temer asegura que pruebas en su contra fueron "manipuladas"

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    The Associated Press no pudo verificar de inmediato las afirmaciones de Temer sobre Batista y la grabación. Una pérdida de apoyo a la coalición debilitaría aún más la posición del presidente. Hace un año, el mismo organismo presentó una solicitud para la destitución de Rousseff, quien más tarde fue expulsada por manipular ilegalmente el presupuesto federal.
  • El mensaje de Macron a Trump: ´Hagamos el planeta grande de nuevo´

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    Para lograr esto, los países más ricos deberán proporcionar apoyo financiero a los en vías de desarrollo para impulsar las energías renovables y para enfrentar fenómenos relacionados con el cambio climático . Además, la presidente de GM, Mary Barra, seguirá en el consejo asesor del presidente estadounidense . La salida de EEUU del Acuerdo de París , al ser el segundo país que más emite gases de efecto invernadero, "aumenta el riesgo de vulnerabilidad de nuestro territorio y dificulta ...
  • Nations, states unite behind Paris accord

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    The Washington Post later reported that Trump was "irritated and bewildered" to hear "smack-talk from the Frenchman 31 years his junior". Exxon also faces pressure from shareholders, who voted this week for more disclosure about the impact of climate-change regulation on Exxon's business.
  • London Attack: What we know so far

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    General elections in the United Kingdom are scheduled for June 8. London Transport Police said that the London Bridge station is closed off. Police say the attackers drove a van across London Bridge around 10pm, swerving into pedestrians, before crashing the vehicle into a traffic light and leaping out and stabbing passersby.
  • Cristiano rompe marcas y es nombrado MVP de la final

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    Tras su segunda derrota en una Final de Champions League , Allegri es optimista y asegura que Juventus seguirá buscando el título. No obstante con este título número 12 del Real Madrid se transformó el presidente más ganador del torneo.
  • China y Europa preocupadas antes del anuncio de Trump sobre acuerdo climático

    China y Europa preocupadas antes del anuncio de Trump sobre acuerdo climático

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    Merkel mostró su satisfacción por el compromiso de China y subrayó la importancia de la cooperación entre la Unión Europea (UE) y la potencia asiática para avanzar en tecnologías limpias. En 2015, 196 partes adoptaron el Acuerdo de París, el cual entró en vigor en noviembre del año pasado. Al tratar cuestiones como las reglas de la Organización Mundial de Comercio (OMC), Merkel dijo que la UE tiene que cumplir sus obligaciones de conformidad con el Artículo 15 del Protocolo sobre el Ingreso de ...
  • Upstart Davidson moves within 1 win of NCAA regional title

    Upstart Davidson moves within 1 win of NCAA regional title

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    The victor will move on to face FGCU Saturday night at 6 p.m. The two-run lead was short lived, however, as the Eagles got the run back on a solo homer in the bottom of the same inning. They were playing less than 24 hours after being upset by fourth-seeded Davidson in their opener. - Oral Roberts' Michael Huntgate went 4 for 4 with a home run and five RBIs for Oral Roberts.
  • Trump Further Damages America's Relationship with Germany

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    I have experienced this in the last few days. "Transatlantic ties are of paramount importance to us. but the current situation gives more reasons for.us to take our destiny in our own hands", she said , stressing that " Europe must become a player active in global affairs".
  • 'Ramblin Man' Gregg Allman is laid to rest near Highway 41

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    Legions of fans are expected to line the streets as music legend Greg Allman is carried to his final resting place at a cemetery in Macon, Georgia. Gregg - who died at the age of 69 from complications due to liver cancer - was honored with a private funeral at a small chapel that was attended by 100 mourners, including his beloved family and dear friends like former President Jimmy Carter .
  • Climate groups hit Trump for quitting Paris climate deal

    Climate groups hit Trump for quitting Paris climate deal

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    Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg also slammed this decision and shared his thoughts on climate change. Trump said the U.S. was pulling out in part because it would not reduce global temperatures fast enough to have a significant impact.
  • United States hackers could have framed Russian Federation in election hack — Putin tells NBC

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    While the full interview won't be released until Sunday evening, NBC released a brief clip of it on Friday. Kelly posed for photos with Putin and Modi wearing the cocktail dress. Petersburg. Could you imagine something like that? "In the midst of a political battle?" Putin also said that those who uploaded the documents to WikiLeaks made a decision to do so when it was convenient for them after taking into consideration political developments.
  • Climate action continues despite U.S. withdrawal: COP22 President

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    The World Meteorological Organisation estimated that United States withdrawal from the emissions-cutting accord could add 0.3 degrees Celsius to global temperatures by the end of the century in a worst-case scenario. Trump, who will mark the 100th day of his presidency on Saturday, told Reuters in an interview he would announce his decision "in about two weeks", but complained that China, India, Russia and other countries were paying too little to help poorer countries battle climate change ...
  • La UE buscará nuevas alianzas para el Acuerdo de París

    La UE buscará nuevas alianzas para el Acuerdo de París

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    Es mejor que los dos lados aprovechen la oportunidad del "Año del Turismo UE-China 2018" para facilitar mucho más los intercambios sociales y culturales, añadió. Por su parte, Li señaló a los periodistas que "en estos tiempos de inestabilidad internacional, es útil para todo el planeta que las relaciones entre China y la UE sean sólidas".
  • Sturgeon faces First Minister´s Questions as election campaign enters final week

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    Nicola Sturgeon would seek to help Jeremy Corbyn become prime minister and support him on an "issue-by-issue" basis in the result of a hung parliament in next week's general election , she has said. Highlighting its final campaign leaflet, which contrasts a Conservative vote with a vote for the SNP, Depute Leader Angus Robertson said his party would always stand up for family budgets.
  • Philippines: Friendly fire kills 11 troops fighting Isis

    Philippines: Friendly fire kills 11 troops fighting Isis

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    After the military retreated in the face of a phalanx of armed guards, about 400 militants quickly fanned out across the city, riding trucks mounted with 50-calibre machine guns and armed with rocket-propelled grenades and high-powered rifles.
  • Sanders slams Trump for insulting Germany, publicly attacking Merkel

    Sanders slams Trump for insulting Germany, publicly attacking Merkel

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    But after contentious meetings with Trump last week, Merkel indicated changes in the U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday blasted Germany for its trade practices and what he views as its shortchanging of other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members, further weakening a partnership widely viewed as key to global stability.
  • Merkel promete determinación y unidad en lucha global contra cambio climático

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    En respuesta a preguntas de los periodistas que le plantearon la "tibieza" con la que España ha respondido al anuncio de Trump frente a otras potencias, Tejerina respondió que "la ambición de España no se ha movido, y que reafirma su compromiso de impulsar una ley de cambio climático que ordene la transición hacia un modelo de desarrollo bajo en carbono".
  • Temer pide la suspensión de investigación por corrupción y obstrucción

    Temer pide la suspensión de investigación por corrupción y obstrucción

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    En un tono duro, Temer insistió en que no cometió ningún delito, que "nunca compró el silencio de nadie" y no obstruyó a la Justicia, como apunta la Fiscalía, y lamentó los "días de incertidumbre que vive Brasil ". "Hay tanta persecución, tanta acusación que aparece todo el día , que me entran ganas de ser presidente", agregó Lula. En caso de que finalmente caiga, la Constitución prevé una elección indirecta, es decir que el Congreso Nacional escoja a un sustituto.
  • Senate has opportunity with health care bill

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    They are a concession to what Johnson calls the "tough political process" facing GOP senators in crafting and passing a bill that significantly rolls back former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act , as they and GOP President Donald Trump have vowed to do.
  • USA hackers could have framed Russia: Putin

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    In the midst of a political battle. "He visited Moscow and during a discussion I said , 'So, what if [we] consider an option of Russian Federation maybe joining NATO, '" Putin said in one of his conversations with Stone. He then suggested that hackers from within the United States could also have been responsible, and used Russian Federation as a fall guy. Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that the situation in Syria has been aggravated due to the external interference.
  • Argentina lamentó la decisión de Estados Unidos — Cambio climático

    Argentina lamentó la decisión de Estados Unidos — Cambio climático

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    Reiteró el compromiso de colombia , frente al cambio climatico : "Seguiremos comprometidos en la defensa del medio ambiente y adaptándonos al cambio climatico ", manifestó el mandatarios de los colombianos. El administrador de la EPA, Scott Pruitt , desestimó el impacto del Acuerdo de París , al señalar que aún sin él, Estados Unidos ha reducido sus emisiones de dióxido de carbono por las innovaciones tecnológicas que su país está dispuesto a compartir con otras naciones.
  • Former Nebraska-Lincoln chancellor gets jail time in Jerry Sandusky case

    Former Nebraska-Lincoln chancellor gets jail time in Jerry Sandusky case

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    In March, a jury found Graham B. Spanier, the former president, guilty of one misdemeanor count of endangering the welfare of a child, and not guilty of two other charges. Paterno “could have made that phone call without so much as getting his hands dirty, ” Boccabella said. The judge said he was not convinced that Spanier was as culpable as the other two.
  • Se retiró del acuerdo de París

    Se retiró del acuerdo de París

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    El acuerdo se alcanzó en 2015 por 193 países y establece un calendario de reducción de las emisiones para paliar los efectos del cambio climático en todo el mundo. El secretario general de la ONU, António Guterres , instó a que "EEUU siga siendo un líder en temas medioambientales", ya que su retirada " supone una gran decepción " para "reducir las emisiones de gases " y "promover la seguridad global ".
  • Senado lamenta la salida de EU del acuerdo de París

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    Los gobernantes de Francia , Alemania e Italia "deploraron" la decisión de Trump y expresaron dudas sobre posibles cambios en el acuerdo . El objetivo principal del acuerdo de París , que se firmó por más de 190 países y entró en vigor el año pasado cuando EE.UU.
  • El portazo de EE.UU. obliga a ratificarcompromisos con Acuerdo de París

    El portazo de EE.UU. obliga a ratificarcompromisos con Acuerdo de París

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    El presidente Juan Manuel Santos se sumó al pronunciamiento realizado por distintos mandatarios mundiales ante la decisión del presidente de Estados Unidos , Donald Trump , de retirar a su país del Acuerdo sobre el cambio climático . EEUU ha asestado un duro golpe al Acuerdo de París contra Cambio Climático al retirarse del acuerdo aprobado por 195 países en diciembre de 2015.
  • MTV will stream Ariana Grande's UK benefit concert

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    Security for the event has been stepped up in the wake of the atrocity in the capital, Greater Manchester Police said. Grande is headlining the One Love Manchester concert, which will take place at the Emirates Old Strafford venue. He visited police headquarters, a hospital and then attended a service at Manchester Cathedral. "All artists involved have been unwavering in their support this morning and are determined to carry on with the show".
  • Vanity Fair Showcases Exclusive Star Wars: The Last Jedi Covers

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    She has captured every Star Wars cast since The Phantom Menace . Take a gander and get turnt for when The Last Jedi sells out cinemas on December 14 this year. Finally, Luke and Rey look pretty much the same as when we last saw them. The expression on her face along with the silver stormtrooper armor makes her the most intimidating character on this cover .