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Hawaii's governor on Tuesday signed two bills committing the state to fulfilling key provisions of the Paris climate agreement less than a week after President Trump announced that the US would withdraw from the agreement . High-level speakers, including Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, also spoke on the topic of climate change at the summit's opening ceremony Wednesday morning.
  • Rahul Gandhi arrested ahead of his visit to violence-hit Mandsaur

    Rahul Gandhi arrested ahead of his visit to violence-hit Mandsaur

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    Mandsaur , the epicentre of the agitation, has remained relatively peaceful even as farmer protests have spilled over to new areas of Madhya Pradesh . After removal, Swatantra Kumar Singh has been posted as Deputy Secretary. Clearly responding to a fixed strategy at higher levels than his office Fadnavis tried to break the farmers unity--as did Chouhan--by singling out a kisan organisation, Kisan Kranti Dal, seen as close to the BJP.
  • What now for Brexit after United Kingdom vote?

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    This is seen as a humiliation for Prime Minister Theresa May , who chose to call the election to try to strengthen her hand in talks with the European Union on Brexit . The campaign began as an attempt by Ms May to increase her party's majority in Parliament ahead of Brexit negotiations, but was upended by terror attacks during the campaign's closing days.
  • Juncker says Europe can no longer 'outsource' protection

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    President Trump has demanded that Nato's 22 European Union members hike spending to 2% of gross domestic product on military budgets. Europe has to take care of its defense given the shift in U.S. It would be a disaster for the European Union. European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says that after years of debates on defence "this is the time now to get things done".
  • Govt Laments Tension Between Qatar, Gulf States

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    On Tuesday, Reza Nourani, head of the National Union of Iran's Agricultural Products, said Iran was prepared to provide Qatar with whatever food products the Arab country needs. A growing number of Saudi-aligned nations have elected to join the diplomatic sanctions, including Jordan, Djibouti, Senegal, Libya and Chad. That crisis end eight months later, but the roots of it are clearly seen in the latest dispute.
  • 'Gays For Trump' Denied Entry into the Charlotte Pride Parade

    'Gays For Trump' Denied Entry into the Charlotte Pride Parade

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    Former President Barack Obama has made official proclamations every year in support of the LGBT community, but President Donald Trump has made no such proclamation this year. The highlight of this year's Pride is the Capital Pride Parade presented by Marriott International on Saturday, June 10, which draws 125,000 spectators, and travels 1.5 miles through segments of the city important to the LGBTQ community.
  • Comey lays out the case that President Trump obstructed justice

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    The president has not yet publicly denied the specifics of Comey's accounts but has broadly challenged his credibility, tweeting last month Comey "better hope there are no "tapes" of the conversations. Panels of talking heads on all the networks tried to glean as much as possible from the written testimony he released Wednesday: "After he had spoken for a few minutes about leaks, Reince Priebus leaned in through the door by the grandfather clock, and I could see a group of people waiting ...
  • UK police name third man behind London terror attack

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    Italian prosecutor Giuseppe Amato said there was not enough evidence to arrest or charge the 22-year-old when he was caught at Bologna airport last year. "All three were arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism offences under Section 41 of the Terrorism Act 2000.
  • EU's Tusk warns Britain Brexit time tight, risk of no deal

    EU's Tusk warns Britain Brexit time tight, risk of no deal

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    The prospect of a hung Parliament would throw serious doubt over Brexit negotiations, due to begin in earnest in just 10 days. "Everybody will notice that and that changes the dynamic", Kelly said. Czech Prime Ninister Bohuslav Sobotka said he was "delighted" that Jeremy Corbyn had significantly strengthened his party's position, saying the Labour leader was "the real victor of the British election".
  • UK Election Exit Poll Predicts a 'Hung Parliament.' What Is That?

    UK Election Exit Poll Predicts a 'Hung Parliament.' What Is That?

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    Market analyst Mike van Dulken at Accendo Markets said May's decision appeared to be "one of the most impressive political backfires in United Kingdom history.after Brexit , of course". "The result is likely to call the position of the Prime Minister into question, the government is likely to be relatively weak, and the result further complicates the upcoming Brexit negotiations", he said.