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DOZENS OF Greenpeace supporters gathered at the gates of the Embassy of the United States of America in Madrid last Friday to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. "People come to Hawaii to enjoy its environment", Glenn said. "The Paris climate agreement set unworkable targets that put America at a competitive disadvantage with other countries and would have raised energy costs for working families".
  • Saudi central bank warns lenders on Qatar exposure

    Saudi central bank warns lenders on Qatar exposure

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    The announcement came a day after Senegal recalled its envoy from Doha , citing its "active solidarity" with Saudi Arabia . Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain issued statements cutting ties with Qatar on June 5. It also stated that the Arab nations which have cut off relations with Qatar provide 15% of the country's imports, possibly causing considerable shortages of major commodities, such as those which are used in construction projects and the food items.
  • U.S. warns Beijing of South China Sea Islands

    U.S. warns Beijing of South China Sea Islands

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    The United Nations Security Council has voted unanimously to expand sanctions against North Korea to include 14 more people and four organisations. The analyst argued that the United States is trying to justify its military budget by introducing North Korea as an important threat. It allegedly works with a North Korean trading company, Tangun, which the US accuses of securing supplies for the nuclear program.
  • United Kingdom election: Brexit plans in disarray

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    Signed by 574,787people at the time of writing, the petition also calls for Theresa May to resign after she lost her parliamentary majority. "He's in a permanent leadership campaign so I am not sure it qualifies as news", he said. The British PM's bet that she could strengthen her hand by crushing "a weak opposition Labour Party " backfired spectacularly on Thursday. The election result saw Mrs May scramble to form a minority government to have any kind of Commons majority.
  • No DUP deal with Theresa May after statement made 'in error'

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    The Tories and the DUP might seem like natural bedfellows, even before the 2015 election the Ulster Unionists were also talked of in potential coalition terms. "They were outdated. Brexit negotiations will suffer with a Conservative government", French said. "I think after Brexit I was so angry with what I saw as the older generation selling us out".
  • Attorney General Sessions next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny

    Attorney General Sessions next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny

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    The letter did not say whether Sessions planned to give public testimony on Tuesday or to appear before the panel behind closed doors. Sessions had been scheduled to testify Tuesday before a joint appropriations subcommittee of Congress, but on Saturday he sent letters to the committee chairmen saying that the intelligence committee would be a better forum to answer questions about Russian Federation.
  • Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal with DUP after election fiasco

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    The threat of a leadership challenge from inside her own party hangs over her head - a threat vividly underlined Sunday when her former colleague-turned-nemesis George Osborne labeled her a "dead woman walking". We deliberately went after our core vote who duly punished us for taking them for granted, while focusing everything on the fact we thought the public liked Theresa May, sadly the more the public saw of her the less they liked her.
  • Hayek details the time she rejected Trump's proposal

    Hayek details the time she rejected Trump's proposal

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    But, predictably the charm didn't last long. "I was at an event with my boyfriend, and then I went like this, like I'm cold", the actress said, pretend-shivering. Wow. What a top bloke. Salma Hayek with husband Francois-Henri Pinault. "He said hello, presented himself, super nice". "Later, he called and left me a message saying, 'Can you believe this?" Who would say this? The Salma Hayek and Donald Trump love story doesn't end there though.
  • Netanyahu urges UN to dismantle its Palestinian aid agency

    Netanyahu urges UN to dismantle its Palestinian aid agency

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    It says it now aids five million registered Palestinian refugees in the Middle East. It also distributes aid and provides teacher training centres, health clinics and social services. "It is time for political action to resolve this long-standing crisis", he said. The organization strongly objected against the tunnel running under its grounds and chastised the militants for putting students and staff at risk.
  • Qatar's ties with Iran and Islamist groups

    Qatar's ties with Iran and Islamist groups

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    Gas has helped transform the tiny emirate into one of the world's richest countries, fuelling its rise into a major regional player and helping fund huge infrastructure projects such as the 2022 football World Cup, which Qatar will host. Iran's national carrier on June 11 said it has sent five planeloads of food to Qatar, which is suffering shortages amid the blockade. In a sign Gulf states were seeking to lessen the human impact of their June 5 severing of ties, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and ...
  • 'Wonder Woman' soars in its second weekend as 'The Mummy' staggers

    'Wonder Woman' soars in its second weekend as 'The Mummy' staggers

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    While positions may be switched worldwide, Wonder Woman is still the crème de la crème of the box office for a second week in a row stateside. The Gal Gadot-starrer will also make more during its second frame than did both " Suicide Squad " and " Batman v Superman : Dawn of Justice", despite those films having larger opening weekends than " Wonder Woman " ($133.7 million for " Suicide Squad " and $166 million for " Batman v Superman ").