• Obama pans Trump withdrawal from climate deal

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    In his announcement , Trump said the USA would try to negotiate re-entry on better terms. "In order to fulfill my solemn duty to protect America and its citizens, the United States will withdraw from the Paris climate accord", Trump said.
  • Democrats aim to keep focus on Donald Trump's meeting with Russian diplomats

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    Sunday: The New York Times reported that Kushner was among the voices in the White House that strongly urged President Trump to fire James Comey. Saturday: Reuters reported that Kushner had made undisclosed contacts with Kislyak between April and November a year ago. According to the person familiar with the Kushner meeting, the Trump team eventually felt there was no need for a back channel once Rex Tillerson was confirmed as secretary of state on February 1.
  • Mino Raiola: 'Everton gave Romelu Lukaku a promise'

    Mino Raiola: 'Everton gave Romelu Lukaku a promise'

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    Lukaku will nearly certainly leave Goodison Park this summer and has been heavily linked with a return to Stamford Bridge. " We are not in concrete talks with anybody at this moment , but hearing the market I think some clubs will contact Everton for him".
  • Duterte: China's Xi threatened war over sea dispute

    Duterte: China's Xi threatened war over sea dispute

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    Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio urged the Philippine government on Saturday, May 20, to sue China for threatening war against the Philippines over the West Philippine Sea ( South China Sea ) dispute. "As (Duterte) told President Xi (Jinping ), there will still be problems, but we are willing to discuss the issues with the Chinese side and he is optimistic that the bilateral negotiations and bilateral dialogue is the way to go", Romana said.
  • How the British and Irish Lions have fared in New Zealand

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    Still, they also have the chance of becoming rugby legends. Among the displays in the exhibition are four rugby jerseys, each worn by a player from an iconic team to portray the innovative design features: the 1905 Originals jersey worn by Ernie Booth; 1924 Invincibles jersey worn by George Nepia; 1998 Women's World Cup jersey worn by Dr Farah Palmer; and a 2015 World Cup jersey worn by Richie McCaw.
  • Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn clash without facing off

    Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn clash without facing off

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    As Paxman looked unimpressed, some audience simply laughed at the prime minister's response. May had refused a direct debate with her opposite number in Labour . After a year in which the prime minister and her management of Brexit has so dominated political coverage in Britain, Corbyn has suddenly been put on an nearly equal footing.
  • Philippine police chief says 1 gunman at large

    Philippine police chief says 1 gunman at large

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    Manila's chief of police, Oscar Albayalde, said: "It's either he lost in the casino and wanted to recoup his losses or he went totally nuts". Jeri Ann Santiago, who works in the emergency room at the San Juan de Dios hospital, close to Resorts World, said 13 people were being treated, but more were on the way.
  • UN Condemns Killing of Civilians by US-led Airstrikes in Syria

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    Syria's state news agency Sana also said 35 civilians, majority women and children, were killed in the airstrikes, also blaming the coalition. Notably, the suspected Manchester suicide bomber, Salman Abedi, is believed to have carried out the attack in retaliation for those killed by the USA military in Syria and the greater Middle East.
  • Maine Leaders React to Withdrawal From Paris Climate Accord

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    Democratic 1st District U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree released a statement Wednesday warning that walking away from the deal would be "perilous for America, Maine and our future ". But according to some scientists, the U.S.' highly symbolic exit from the climate accord could have severe repercussions , according to some experts.
  • US starts giving arms to Syrian Kurds ahead of Raqqa assault

    US starts giving arms to Syrian Kurds ahead of Raqqa assault

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    The weapons include AK-47s and small-calibre machine guns, Major Rankine-Galloway added. The Kurdish Peoples' Protection Units (YPG) is seen by Washington as the best ally against Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Syria and the prime attacking force in any assault on their stronghold of Raqa.