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The elder Abedi fled to Britain before returning to Libya in 2011 for the uprising that ended the Gaddafi regime, and later served in the Tripoli police department, a spokesman said. Medics, who battled to save the lives of children caught up in the atrocity, told the queen as she toured the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital how they worked tirelessly through the night.
  • Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal: Axios report

    Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal: Axios report

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    Trump tweeted on Wednesday morning: "I will be announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days". The uncertainty over Trump's decision is leaving room for last-minute lobbying by both sides - those who want the president to abide by his campaign promise to "cancel" the deal, and others who argue that it would encourage a global power vacuum that might be filled by US competitors, like China.
  • Farmer says gay marriage views cost him market spot

    Farmer says gay marriage views cost him market spot

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    A city spokesperson says he violated a city civil rights ordinance by not allowing same-sex couples to get married at his orchard. Country Mill Farms is in Charlotte, 22 miles outside of East Lansing. "This year, in I think January, they applied and they put back on their website that they would be excluding same-sex couples again from marriage, but still opening it up for marriage for opposite-sex couples", Lahanas said.
  • Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel

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    According to the WaPo report, Kushner had suggested the use of Russian diplomatic facilities as a way to evade USA monitoring during pre-inauguration discussions with Kislyak. Senator Bob Corker , chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, noted that Kushner has been willing to answer questions. "Mr. Kushner has consistently said that he will share what he knows about these meetings, and the details pertaining to, which were previously reported in March", she added .
  • Trump to announce decision on global climate deal on Thursday

    Trump to announce decision on global climate deal on Thursday

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    The mayor of NY has pledged that the city will continue its commitment to the Paris Agreement even if Donald Trump abandons the historic accords. A White House official said earlier in the day that Trump was planning to pull out of the Paris deal, although a final decision hadn't been made.
  • 'A Good Thing': WH, GOPers Defend Kushner On Russia Backchannel Reports

    'A Good Thing': WH, GOPers Defend Kushner On Russia Backchannel Reports

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    In his Sunday tweets, the president also referred to his global trip, saying "Just returned from Europe". As a real-estate developer in New York, Trump masqueraded as his own publicist to brag about himself to reporters. Two Republican US senators played down the Kushner reports on Sunday, while the former director of national intelligence, James Clapper , took a darker view of such contacts with representatives of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
  • Airstrikes kill 17 in Syria near de-facto IS capital, Raqqa

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    Coalition strikes on the town killed 37 civilians on Thursday night after 15 had been killed on Wednesday, according to the Britain-based Observatory. "Unfortunately there is little doubt that ISIL (Islamic State) continues constantly to kill and endanger civilians, committing war crimes without any compunction whatsoever", Zeid said.
  • Indian fire kills 1 civilian in disputed Kashmir

    Indian fire kills 1 civilian in disputed Kashmir

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    Pakistani troops also opened fire and shelled posts along the LoC in Krishnagati sector of Poonch district from 0740 hours, he said. President Mamnoon Hussain Wednesday said worldwide community and human rights organisations should take notice of gross human rights violations in the Indian occupied Kashmir (IHK).
  • Benfica sells goalkeeper Ederson Moraes to Man City for $45M

    Benfica sells goalkeeper Ederson Moraes to Man City for $45M

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    Benfica goalkeeper Ederson was at Manchester City's training ground on Tuesday but official announcement of his £35 million transfer will have to wait. The stopper helped Benfica to complete a domestic double by claiming the Taca de Portugal with a 2-1 win over Vitoria Guimaraes on Monday (AEST) to follow up their Primeira Liga title.
  • India opens longest bridge on border with China

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    The 9.15km bridge , which is also Asia's second longest, is located in Tinsukia district bordering Arunachal Pradesh . Earlier on Friday, on the third anniversary of his taking over as the Prime Minister, Modi arrived here on a day-long visit with the launch of several new projects in the state on his itinerary.
  • Trump waives law requiring United States embassy in Jerusalem

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    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said in a statement that Israel was " disappointed " by Trump's decision, arguing that the presence of embassies outside the city "drives peace further away by helping keep alive the Palestinian fantasy that the Jewish people and the Jewish state have no connection to Jerusalem".
  • China warns against chaos in Korean region

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    Defense Secretary Jim Matthis said on Friday, according to Reuters . After a joint investigation with USA experts, Seoul said the recovered drones were flown from North Korea and had been pre-programmed to fly over South Korean military installations.