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Trump refused to agree to the 2015 Paris climate accord, reiterated past claims that other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members were not reaching their military spending commitment of 2 percent GDP (gross domestic product) and infamously described German trade practices as "bad, very bad".
  • N. Korea showing 'great disrespect' to China

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    February 12: North Korea tests a new midrange ballistic missile, the Pukguksong-2. The US has said it is looking at discussing with China a new UN Security Council resolution and that Beijing, Pyongyang's main diplomatic ally and neighbour, realises time is limited to rein in the North's weapons programme through negotiations.
  • Trump causes rift on climate change at G7 conference

    Trump causes rift on climate change at G7 conference

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    President Trump has come under some pressure from the other world leaders to honor the 2015 Paris Agreement on curbing Carbon (C) emissions, he has called global warming a hoax. Trump is expected to make an announcement on it this week. After sitting down with two dozen climate scientists and analyzing a computer model of the potential scenario, The Associated Press found that a lack of US participation in the Paris Agreement would make it more hard to stop Earth from crossing into a risky ...
  • Ariana Grande's half-brother postpones London gig 'to be with family'

    Ariana Grande's half-brother postpones London gig 'to be with family'

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    They provided no details on the individuals arrested. Nearly 1,000 soldiers have been deployed to guard key locations around the United Kingdom, including Buckingham Palace, to free up armed police to conduct extra patrols. "In any case, the links with Daesh are proven", he said, using a term for IS. Prime Minister Theresa May returned early from the G-7 summit in Sicily, and will chair a meeting of the government's COBRA emergency committee on Saturday.
  • Modi meets German Chancellor Merkel

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    Merkel , during a campaign in Germany's southern state of Bavaria, said following the election of Trump and Brexit, Europeans "really have to take destiny into their own hands". The visit by Asian leaders in quick succession have led to the western media calling it an "Asian pivot" to Europe and Germany , the most important pillar of the European Union now that Britain was preparing to exit the largest single market.
  • Trump to announce if US will stay in Paris climate deal

    Trump to announce if US will stay in Paris climate deal

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    The Paris Agreement entered into force on November 4, 2016 and has been signed by 197 countries, of which 147 have now formally ratified it. Even major oil firms like Chevron and ExxonMobil back it. "Withdrawing from the agreement will limit our access to them and could expose us to retaliatory measures". British Prime Minister Theresa May has been accused of being US President Donald Trump's "mole" in Europe after leaked documents exposed the UK's attempts to weaken European Union ...
  • Darrell Issa Appears to Flee to Building Roof to Avoid Protesters

    Darrell Issa Appears to Flee to Building Roof to Avoid Protesters

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    The seat Issa holds in California's 49 congressional district is considered one of the most vulnerable now held by a Republican, a status that the National Republican Campaign Committee (NRCC) admitted to by putting Issa on their list of House members requiring extra campaign support in next year's midterms.
  • Man punches mom driving van, results in girl's death

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    It's believed Skeens and Jordan were arguing when Jordan punched Skeens and grabbed the steering wheel, causing her to lose control of the van. The van reportedly left the roadway, rolling over into a ditch and coming to rest on its wheels.
  • Jet Airways appoints Vinay Dube as CEO

    Jet Airways appoints Vinay Dube as CEO

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    On a full financial year 2016-17 basis, Jet Airways reported that its standalone net profit edged lower by 66.73 per cent to Rs 390.43 crore from Rs 1,173.56 crore earned in the corresponding period of the previous fiscal. "Dube is an accomplished aviation leader with over 27 years of United States and global business experience", a filing by Jet Airways said, PTI added further.
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    Kushner's involvement in the proposed back channel was first reported by The Washington Post , which said he suggested using Russian diplomatic facilities for the discussions, apparently to make them more hard to monitor. The current and former United States officials now say it may have been part an effort by Kushner to establish a direct line to Putin outside of established diplomatic channels.
  • At Memorial Day events, SLO County honors those who sacrificed their lives

    At Memorial Day events, SLO County honors those who sacrificed their lives

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    U-S Senator Deb Fischer of Valentine calls Memorial Day a unique holiday because it pays tribute to the fearless men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice fighting for our country . For years, the late Hawaii Sen. The local American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars posts hosted the Memorial Day ceremony at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lebanon.
  • 70% de los venezolanos considera que se va por mal camino — Schémel

    70% de los venezolanos considera que se va por mal camino — Schémel

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    Explicó que el chavismo es la mayor fuerza política en Venezuela, pero no en el ámbito electoral, pues el principal bloque de votos se debe al descontento, que no debe ser interpretado como oposición sino como "voto castigo". También señaló que la oposición abandonó la solución electoral desde que inició la "revolución". "Ellos tienen como objetivo impedir la continuación del chavismo, apuntan hacia la aniquilación de esta tolda política y apelan a las guerras no convencionales".
  • Temístocles interpuso hábeas corpus y tribunal se lo rechazó

    Temístocles interpuso hábeas corpus y tribunal se lo rechazó

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    El juez de la Cuarta Cámara Penal del Distrito Nacional, Franni González, rechazó un recurso de hábeas corpus interpuesto por el Ministro de Industria y Comercio, Temístocles Montás, quien buscaba obtener su inmediata puesta en libertad alegando irregularidad de la prisión.
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    The reviews are in on Wonder Woman and they're unusually positive for a DC Universe film. In an interview with Cinema Blend , Jenkins decided that, apart from the uncontrollable setting of war in the film, everything else was ensured that an R-rating won't become an issue with Wonder Woman .
  • McConnell juggling diverse demands on Republican health bill

    McConnell juggling diverse demands on Republican health bill

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    The filibuster allows senators to hold up legislation without a 60-vote threshold. But McConnell and Senate Republicans reworked the rules so that the 60-vote rule no longer applied. The Congressional Budget Office last week issued its review of the current AHCA proposal, saying it would leave 14 million more Americans uninsured next year than the ACA would have.
  • Cops Agree With Woods: There Was No Alcohol In System

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    Woods was arrested Monday on suspicion of driving under the influence and later released on his own recognizance. " What happened was an unexpected reaction to prescribed medications ", he said. Woods, a California native now living in the pricey Jupiter Island community in Florida in a 10,000 square-foot house, had another back surgery last month and has been known to use various prescribed drugs , including Ambien, as reported by TMZ.
  • White House says Trump, Merkel 'get along very well'

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    While addressing a press conference in Berlin , Modi says, "We are looking at outcome-oriented momentum in India-Germany ties and a quantum jump especially in economic ties". The German side appreciated India's economic reform agenda, the ease of doing business in India and the fast track mechanism that was established in 2015 to assist German businessmen in India.
  • On Memorial Day, Trump honors Gold Star families at Arlington Cemetery

    On Memorial Day, Trump honors Gold Star families at Arlington Cemetery

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    To all Gold Star families , Trump said of their lost service members: "They each had their own names, their own stories, their own lovely dreams". He also visited the resting grounds for those killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. "We do not know where they came from, who they left behind, or what they hoped to be, but we do know what they did", Mr. Trump said. Here are some other photos of President Trump honoring the courageous fallen soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their ...
  • Declaraciones de canciller alemana causan preocupación — EEUU

    Declaraciones de canciller alemana causan preocupación — EEUU

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    Trump se dirigió a los miembros de la OTAN el jueves, e instruyó a las naciones miembro a aumentar su gasto en defensa . El viernes y el sábado, durante la cumbre del G7, los líderes de las siete nacionales más poderosas del mundo (Francia, Italia, Alemania, Japón, Canadá, Estados Unidos y Reino Unido), entre ellas Merkel, no lograron convencer a Trump de permanecer en el acuerdo climático de París.
  • Swiss court convicts man for 'liking' defamatory Facebook post in landmark ruling

    Swiss court convicts man for 'liking' defamatory Facebook post in landmark ruling

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    But the court also took issue with the man's decision to hit the "Like" button under several comments from third parties about Kessler that were deemed inflammatory, and commented and linked to some of them. It appears the man convicted on Monday was the first to be sanctioned merely for "liking" comments made by others. Posts describing Mr Kessler as racist, anti-Semitic or fascist, and his organisation as a neo-Nazi association, were liked by a number of people, including the defendant.
  • Listos, conteo rápido y PREP para elecciones en Edomex

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    Consejeros electorales y representantes de partidos constataron que el personal cumple con la aplicación de los procedimientos, que los equipos, la logística, la comunicación y transmisión de datos funcionan a niveles adecuados. Con el sistema de digitalización del PREP, realizaron el registro y verificación de los resultados preliminares; capturaron en su totalidad los datos que se presentaron a nivel estatal, distrital y por casilla.
  • La oposición de Venezuela protestó contra los militares

    La oposición de Venezuela protestó contra los militares

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    Un grupo de manifestantes tomó la principal autopista de la capital y fue reprimido por guardias nacionales que les lanzaron gases lacrimógenos, balas de goma y potentes chorros de agua desde un camión cisterna. El diputado opositor Miguel Pizarro, detrás de la línea de manifestantes, señaló que la Fuerza Armada se ha convertido en el muro entre una solución a la crisis del país, reprimiendo a la gente que protesta por un cambio.
  • You'll soon be able to send money with Google Assistant

    You'll soon be able to send money with Google Assistant

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    Android Instant Apps, is an option which allows users to utilise functions of an app without the need to fully install it on your device and it was certainly a surprising yet welcome feature - when it finally rolled out. Google Play Protect is a "comprehensive security services" package for Android devices that'll monitor behavior and protect your data. This adds 5 more markets to the 10 where Google already had its payments service up and running.
  • Egypt Intensifies Strikes against ISIS Offshoots in Libya

    Egypt Intensifies Strikes against ISIS Offshoots in Libya

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    In December, a suicide bomber targeted a Cairo church. Saturday's bombing raid targeted militant training camps which the Egyptian authorities claim were used by the gunmen. "While we appreciate the fast response by officials in dealing with the event, we hope that necessary procedures are undertaken to avoid such attacks, which damage Egypt's image and cause Egyptians a great deal of pain", the statement added.
  • Global Geo-political Series Trump escalates tensions with Germany via tweeter

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    The sharp words from Merkel and Gabriel earlier this week came after Trump concluded his first official tour overseas which took him to Saudi Arabia , Israel , Brussels and then Italy for a G7 summit. "This would, inter alia, allow to establish provisions for the mutual protection of new foreign investments", a joint statement issued in Berlin said, addressing an issue that has been raised repeatedly by businessmen in the European Union.
  • En México 50% de los comercios han sido robados

    En México 50% de los comercios han sido robados

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    La encuesta se realizó del 13 al 20 de mayo de 2017, a mil 142 puntos de venta. "Hay un mercado espejo, porque ya no hay casi ninguna categoría de mercado que no esté con un producto enfrente que sea informal; en cambio la formalidad sigue contenida y con salario muy bajo", apuntó el líder de la Anpec.
  • White House communications director resigns amid tensions

    White House communications director resigns amid tensions

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    White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Tuesday that reports that Jared Kushner asked Russian Federation about setting up a secret line of communication with Moscow were based on "facts that are not substantiated", but he did not explicitly deny the allegations.
  • Trump's communications director Mike Dubke has resigned

    Trump's communications director Mike Dubke has resigned

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    Mr Trump tweeted on Tuesday: "Russian officials must be laughing at the U.S. & how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election has taken over the Fake News". White House press secretary Sean Spicer holds a press briefing on Tuesday afternoon. The Republican president arrived home to face more questions on Russian Federation after media reports about communications between his son-in-law and close advisor, Jared Kushner, and Russia's ambassador to Washington during and after the ...
  • Rain washes out Pakistan, Australia warm-up

    Rain washes out Pakistan, Australia warm-up

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    India and New Zealand still have one more warm-up match left to play against Bangladesh and Sri Lanka respectively. It is being reported that Ali has a groin strain and needs to be rested before the start of the Champions Trophy 2017.
  • Capriles denuncia "emboscada" violenta de militares al término de protesta

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    El gobernador hizo estas aseveraciones, como ha hecho otras en el pasado, atribuyéndoselas a supuestas fuentes militares que, en este caso, se refirieron a una reunión sostenida hoy entre el ministro de Interior y Justicia, Néstor Reverol y el comandante de la Guardia Nacional Bolivariana (GNB , policía militarizada), Antonio Benavides.
  • Tuits de Trump podrían ser supervisados por abogados: The Wall Street Journal

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    Trump envía mensajes casi a diario a través de esta plataforma. El presidente estadounidense Donald Trump redacta notas con mucha regularidad en su cuenta de Twitter , varios de ellos muy discutibles, como cuando insinuó que Obama husmeó sus comunicados o cuando amenazó al exdirector del FBI James Comey con haber grabado sus reuniones.
  • Es esencial implementar el Acuerdo del Clima de París — Guterres

    Es esencial implementar el Acuerdo del Clima de París — Guterres

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    En su primer discurso importante sobre el tema, Guterres instó a la comunidad internacional a cumplir los compromisos del acuerdo de 2015 "con mayor ambición". Guterres sugirió que si Estados Unidos , el mayor generador de emisiones de carbono del mundo después de China, deja el acuerdo, otros actores clave como China, India y la Unión Europea tendrían la responsabilidad de incrementar sus esfuerzos para luchar contra el calentamiento global.
  • Sri Lanka flood toll exceeds 150; more rains forecast

    Sri Lanka flood toll exceeds 150; more rains forecast

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    The death toll from torrential rain across Sri Lanka has risen to 193 persons with more than 100 people still reported missing, the island's Disaster Management Centre said Tuesday. Sri Lankan rescuers pulled out more bodies from under enormous mudslides Sunday as the death toll climbed to 146 with 112 others missing. The navy's official Twitter handle posted media of one of the vessels, INS Shardul, docking in Colombo and unloading aid Sunday.