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Trump, who has previously criticized leaks within his own administration, said the Manchester bombing leaks were "deeply troubling". Since the deadly attack, police have carried out a number of raids around the southern Moss Side district of the city, where Abedi lived with his parents and two siblings.
  • Hundreds demonstrate in Kabul for better security, 1 killed

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    At least 15 people were killed and wounded as explosions rocked the funeral of an Afghan politician's son who died during an anti-government protest over spiralling insecurity in Kabul , raising tensions in a city already on edge. "I strongly discourage any actor from seeking opportunistically to use these very emotional and fragile moments to destabilise the situation and risk further harm to civilians", he said in a statement.
  • Trump stood up to pressure on Paris accord

    Trump stood up to pressure on Paris accord

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    The speech didn't address the pros and cons of the different parts of the Paris agreement. "Leaving Paris is not good for America or the world", Musk said . President Donald Trump said Thursday that his decision to pull the USA out of the historic Paris Agreement on climate change would protect American workers and the US economy.
  • U.S. Mayors to honor Paris climate accord despite President's decision

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    The United States was one of 195 nations to sign the agreement , which also called on America to commit $3 billion in aid to other nations by 2020 and cut emissions by up to 28% by 2025. The architects of the Paris Agreement included Christiana Figueres, who until recently led the UNFCCC. His belief - which he conveyed in a draft letter to U.N.
  • Amid Trump climate turmoil, France to push stability in India talks

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    Bruce Rauner to implement a plan to lower Illinois' carbon emissions. In a speech in the White House Rose Garden on Thursday afternoon, President Donald Trump laid out his reasons for pulling out of the Paris climate agreement , an worldwide effort to reduce global warming, which he called a "self-inflicted major economic wound" that weakens U.S.
  • Kin rush to funeral homes to see Manila dead

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    The gunman started a fire by torching gambling tables and fled with gambling chips. Police have not identified the suspect . Dozens of people died after a gunman whom police described as a robber fired shots and set fires at a casino resort complex in the Philippines .
  • Hundreds demonstrate in Kabul for more security

    Hundreds demonstrate in Kabul for more security

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    Meanwhile, Afghanistan's intelligence agency, the National Directorate of Security (NDS), has ruled out the involvement of the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) branch in the region, insisting that the Haqqani Network is behind the attack and pointing the finger at neighboring Pakistan , considered a willing sanctuary for various jihadist groups.
  • Ireland's ruling Fine Gael party set to announce new leader

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    He overcame "a stiffer-than-expected challenge" for the party leadership from Simon Coveney , the nation's housing minister, according to The Guardian . Viewed as a capable if somewhat unspectacular leader who pulled Ireland back from the brink after it was laid low by the financial crisis, Kenny will step down when Varadkar is confirmed by parliament.
  • Spicer suggests Trump's 'covfefe' tweet was a secret message

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    Daily White House briefings have been dominated by questions about Russian Federation, and Trump's advisers feared the controversy could seep into Trump's foreign trip if he held a news conference. The White House is in the midst of a communications shakeup, which began with the impending departure of White House Communications Director Mike Dubke .
  • Trump aide says 'small group' gets Trump tweet

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    It's only taken a few months and Trump has already reached what would be the end of any other story ever. "He has expressed his desire to leave the White House and made very clear that he would see through the president's global trip", Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway said about Dubke in an interview on Fox News, referring to Trump's first overseas trip to the Middle East and Europe that ended on Saturday.
  • Ananya Vinay wins Scripps National Spelling Bee competition

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    Ananya Vinay showed little emotion as she plowed through word after mystifying word in the final rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. "It was just fun to see how far it would go", Vinay said, according to BBC . This year, Scripps added a tie breaker option, though it did not come to that between Vinay and Rajeev. Ananya and Rohan, an eighth-grader from Edmond, Oklahoma, went head to head for nearly 20 rounds.