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South Korea's presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said the ongoing deployment of the US missile defense system THAAD here should be suspended at least for now, also confirming the USA defense system should be subject to a full-blown environmental impact assessment.
  • Trump wishes Comey luck, allies aim at lawman's credibility

    Trump wishes Comey luck, allies aim at lawman's credibility

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    But one source said Comey is expected to explain to senators that those were much more nuanced conversations from which Trump concluded that he was not under investigation. Comey will testify on Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election. A warm-up act of sorts comes Wednesday, when the same committee hears from Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, National Security Agency (NSA) head Mike Rogers, interim Federal Bureau of ...
  • Trump's message to Comey: 'I wish him luck'

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    President Donald Trump asked Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats for his assistance in throwing FBI Director James Comey off of the agency's investigation into Trump's widely rumored ties to Russian Federation, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday, citing anonymous officials.
  • USA committed to curbing climate change: Nikki Haley

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    A majority of Republicans, 67 percent, support Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the agreement, compared to 25 percent of Republicans who oppose it. The Paris Agreement of climate change, agreed on by nearly every country in the world in 2015 after lengthy negotiations, aims to tackle global warming by cutting greenhouse gas emissions and sets a global target of keeping the rise in the average temperature no higher than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
  • Juventus Fans Injured at Gathering in Turin After Bomb Scare

    Juventus Fans Injured at Gathering in Turin After Bomb Scare

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    Juventus fans were injured during the Champions League final after a firecracker was reportedly set off at the Turin piazza where thousands were watching the Champions League clash between Juventus and Real Madrid . A seven-year-old boy is stated to be critically injured, with injuries on his head and chest. Shoes and rucksacks were seen discarded on the ground as people ran away from the square and sought cover down the side streets.
  • British prime minister calls Trump 'wrong' to attack London mayor

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    Trump has continued to criticize Mayor of London Sadiq Khan for his message after the attack in London Bridge . White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said she did not think it was fair to characterise Mr Trump's tweets as "picking a fight" with Mr Khan , who is the first Muslim elected as London mayor.
  • Police shoot attacker outside Notre Dame in Paris

    Police shoot attacker outside Notre Dame in Paris

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    Anna Levy, an American tourist, said she had been about to enter the cathedral when she heard gunshots. CNN is reporting the suspect is possibly an Algerian student and, according to French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb, shouted, "This is for Syria", during the attack.
  • London mayor Sadiq Khan says Donald Trump will not 'divide our communities'

    London mayor Sadiq Khan says Donald Trump will not 'divide our communities'

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    The "special relationship" with Britain became the latest casualty of that hardline stance Monday. "There's no reason to be alarmed", Khan had said. Truer words, Mayor Khan. After his election past year, Khan tweeted criticism of then-candidate Trump's rhetoric, saying his "ignorant view of Islam could make both our countries less safe".
  • US Senate calls on Trump to move Israel embassy

    US Senate calls on Trump to move Israel embassy

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    The resolution was sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R - Ken.) and co-sponsored by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D - N.Y.) as well as 43 other senators. But he has repeatedly stated his intention is to move the embassy. Most of the world does not recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel's capital and the city is considered occupied territory.
  • US will stay in fight against climate change, vows California governor

    US will stay in fight against climate change, vows California governor

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    California governor Jerry Brown said on Tuesday that the threat of climate change could be more unsafe than that of fascism during World War Two. It is inevitable that in a few years US industry may feel left behind and will put pressure on the US Administration to rejoin the Paris accord and possibly enhance its demand for reduction of GHG emissions.