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President Donald Trump signed an order to renew the six-month waiver that allows the Us embassy to remain in Tel Aviv rather than moving it to Jerusalem. East Jerusalem, which Palestinians consider the capital of their hoped-for independent state , was occupied by Israel in the 1967 war and annexed in the 1980s.
  • 'Pirates 5' Nabs $77-M in US, 'Baywatch' Drowns with $23-M

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    The news was better overseas, where Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales pulled in $208.8 million, pushing Disney over the $4 billion mark for the entire franchise. Over time, the Pirates franchise has become more reliant on overseas ticket sales, and that is certainly the case this time out. It certainly wasn't plain sailing for Baywatch at the box office this weekend though, with the R-rated comedy debuting to a disappointing $22.7 million in North America.
  • Read Obama's statement on the Paris climate agreement

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    Withdrawing would leave the United States aligned only with Russian Federation among the world's industrialized economies. "The nations that remain in the Paris Agreement will be the nations that reap the benefits in jobs and industries created", he warned in a statement.
  • "Wonder Woman" banned in Lebanon to protest Israeli actress Gal Gadot

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    Gal Gadot plays her as an adult, and the adventure truly begins when a World War I spy ( Chris Pine ) crashes his plane in the waters just off shore. She joined "CBS This Morning" to discuss why Wonder Woman fights differently than her comic book comrades, the superhero's timely message and what the character meant to her as a little girl.
  • President Donald Trump announces withdrawal from Paris accord

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    US President Donald Trump has said the US will withdraw from the Paris climate change agreement joining Syria and Nicaragua as the only nations not committed to it. "We will step up efforts to support developing countries, in particular the poorest and most vulnerable, in achieving their mitigation and adaptation goals", the three leaders said.
  • France, Italy, Germany defend Paris Accord and say it can not be renegotiated

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    And it disrespects the planet itself, which by all scientific evidence is well on its way toward dramatic and risky changes if we keep on our current course. The Climate Mayors' statement echoes a call in November by Michael Bloomberg, the former New York City mayor, for the 128 U.S. mayors who are part of the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy to join the Paris Agreement in the federal government's place.
  • "Stan" Added to the Oxford English Dictionary Thanks to Eminem

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    The music video for the tune shows a fan dressing just like the rapper and dying his hair in the same shade of peroxide blond. Its accompanying video - which starred Eminem , Dido and Devon Sawa as " Stan " - brought the rapper's vivid (and fictional) tale of an obsessive fan trying in vein to get the attention of his hero to excruciating life, before delivering the painful twist ending we *should em *"And in the vehicle they found a tape, but they didn't say who it was to / Come to think ...
  • Paris Agreement on climate change: Washington reacts to USA pullout

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    USA companies that sell overseas could face new barriers to exports, if countries respond to an American withdrawal by imposing carbon-related tariffs or other penalties on American goods. That means it could take another three-and-half years for the U.S.to formally withdraw, though Trump promised to stop implementation immediately. The decision means the USA will pull out of the Green Climate Fund, which Mr Trump said cost the country "a vast fortune".
  • 'Star Wars' 40th Anniversary: Cast Then and Now

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    Speaking to Vanity Fair , Hidalgo spoke about the iconic chrome captain and why they made a decision to keep her face a mystery for the first film in the new trilogy. Take a look at the covers above, and head to VanityFair.com for more imagery from the Star Wars issue. While he starts the movie in a coma and then recovering from his serious injuries, Finn spends much of the movie in an undisclosed quest with Resistance mechanic Rose Tico, played by Kelly Marie Tran .
  • Prime Minister Modi meets King Felipe VI of Spain

    Prime Minister Modi meets King Felipe VI of Spain

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    St Petersburg , Jun 1 Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin today held wide-ranging talks on bilateral, regional and worldwide issues of mutual interests, including ways to boost energy and trade ties. He added that, in the last seventy years, India has developed a large and diversified industrial and technological base. The 12 pacts that are likely to be signed between the two countries covers several sectors ranging from technology to trade science, cultural ...