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Mr Tillerson, the former chief executive of Exxon Mobil, told the meeting that the administration was reviewing how it would approach climate change. The Fairbanks proclamation says that "the Arctic is warming at more than twice the rate of the global average, resulting in widespread social, environmental, and economic impacts", and notes "the pressing and increasing need for mitigation and adaptation actions and to strengthen resilience".
  • British local elections give May a boost ahead of key vote

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    Dave Wilcox, Derbyshire's former Labour group leader, gave a statement following the control of his council passing to the Conservative Party, one in which he recalled what previous Labour voters told him personally when asked about their upcoming election choices.
  • Xi, new South Korean leader talk nuclear

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    A State Department official told Fox News that Americans should be aware of the risks involved when traveling to North Korea. The agency didn't address estimates by other analysts that North Korea will need until at least 2020 to develop an ICBM with a nuclear warhead capable of hitting the USA mainland.
  • Trump asked James Comey to pledge his loyalty to him

    Trump asked James Comey to pledge his loyalty to him

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    The Nixon Library tweeted Tuesday: "FUN FACT: President Nixon never fired the Director of the FBI #FBIDirector #notNixonian". Surely, they argue, Comey would have known better. An administration told the Washington Post Rosenstein was upset that the White House said it was firing Comey due to his memo faulting Comey's leadership but not explicitly calling for the sacking.
  • Turkey slams United States decision to arm Syrian Kurds

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    The SDF is a multiethnic group spearheaded by the YPG, an organization Ankara considers the Syrian affiliate of the PKK, a designated terrorist organization in Turkey, the USA, and EU. Erdogan said he would take up the issue during a planned meeting with Trump on Tuesday. "I hope very much that this mistake will be reversed immediately", Mr Erdogan said.
  • France's new president to meet Merkel next week

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    Another 148 candidates will be known next week. "We aim to build a majority for change and to win an absolute majority in parliament for La Republique en Marche (LREM) in the National Assembly", party secretary general Richard Ferrand told a news conference.
  • Jury reaches verdict in ex-congresswoman's trial

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    The jury deliberated for 11 hours before Brown was found guilty on charges included participating in a conspiracy involving a fraudulent education charity, concealing material facts on required financial disclosure forms, obstructing the due administration of the internal revenue laws and filing false tax returns, WJXT-TV reported .
  • Trump set to meet with Russia's top diplomat at White House

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    Earlier Wednesday, the Kremlin expressed the hope that the firing of Comey would not affect Moscow's ties with Washington and said it did not believe his dismissal was related to Russian Federation, according to Reuters. "Those who are working on Afghanistan have not found a single expert to say we're transferring arms", Lavrov said. In his earlier meeting with Mr Lavrov, Mr Tillerson emphasised the U.S.
  • Serial killer suspect went undiscovered for more than a year

    Serial killer suspect went undiscovered for more than a year

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    Police haven't said what they think Saucedo's motive was in the killings or why the suspected killer stopped after the latest incident in July. A former city bus driver suspected in a string of nine deadly shootings that spread fear in Phoenix declared "I'm innocent" as residents of the terrorized neighborhoods Tuesday expressed relief over the arrest and frustration that it took so long.
  • China's OBOR Forum to improve Pakistan Railways, says Saad Rafique

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    To a question, he said all the four chief ministers accompanying the prime minister on his tour to China gave a clear message to the worldwide world that all the political parties were united on matters of national importance. China has dedicated $40 billion to a Silk Road Fund and the idea was the driving force behind the establishment of the $50 billion Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).