• The world will resist attempt to derail climate action

    The world will resist attempt to derail climate action

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    USA diplomatic and economic muscle was vital in getting emerging powers and growing polluters like India on board - and on striking a deal with China . "But where national action falters, as we see in the U.S. tonight, we see more and more city governments stepping up to provide the leadership we urgently need".
  • Israelis parade to mark 50 years of capturing East Jerusalem

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    Nonetheless, in February, 2017, Mr. Trump, standing alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Washington , declared: "I'm looking at two-state and one-state, and I like the one that both parties like". "It's between us and occupation", Abbas said . "We can not stand a moment longer for the slaughter of innocent people", Trump said. The president and his family also visited the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial and embraced the Israeli ethos that the Jewish state rose out of the ...
  • National Spelling Bee champ clinches title with 'marocain'

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    Another Indian-origin student and the runner-up, Rohan Rajeev , missed the word " marram ", a Scandinavian-derived word for beach grass, according to reports. Vinay secured her spot in the Scripps National Spelling Bee by winning the Fresno County Spell Off in April. The bee wrapped up with an intense final round.
  • Indians' Kluber to start against Athletics on Thursday

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    The Indians play Oakland Thursday at 12:10 p.m. CT. Kluber will face Jharel Cotton . Cleveland's fourth started with back-to-back homers by Santana and Encarnacion, who is showing signs of turning it around after a slow start since signing with the Indians in January.
  • Man at Trump hotel mentioned McVeigh in message

    Man at Trump hotel mentioned McVeigh in message

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    The father of two is facing federal weapons charges, including unlawful possession and unlawful transport of a firearm, after local police found him at the Trump International Hotel on Wednesday. Moles, 43, checked into the hotel about 1 a.m. Authorities worked with hotel security to locate him and his auto. Police said they had received a tip from an acquaintance who had listened to a voice-mail recording from Moles and relayed information to Pennsylvania State Police.
  • Randolph Middle student qualifies for Scripps spelling bee finals

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    This was Rebekah's third trip to the National Spelling Bee. She was also the victor of last year's regional bee. She made it to Scripps and competed Wednesday, spelling the words "tapas" and " nyctinasty " correctly. By noon, 30 spellers were eliminated for misspelling the words given them, with about 20 more kids waiting their turns. "I have three siblings, so it might stem from that".
  • Delaware offering weekend of license-free fishing

    Delaware offering weekend of license-free fishing

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    Free Fishing Day is June 6 this year and that means you won't need a license to fish in any public waters in Arizona. The agency manages 24 federal reservoirs, 200 community lakes, and 40 state fishing lakes. You won't need a fishing license to cast a line this weekend. Participants registered at any listed event will be entered into a statewide drawing to win more than 150 fishing-related prizes.
  • Portland Stabbing Suspect Yells 'Free Speech or Die' in Court Rant

    Portland Stabbing Suspect Yells 'Free Speech or Die' in Court Rant

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    The third victim, Rick Best , got up to intervene and Christian stabbed him, court documents said. He was drinking sangria from a large, bladder-style bag and began shouting anti-Muslim slurs once he spotted the two young women. The Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League won a multimillion-dollar civil case in 1990 against the White Aryan Resistance on behalf of his family, and the damages crippled the organization.
  • Cleveland police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old is fired

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    Loehmann shot and killed Tamir on November 22, 2014 outside the Cudell Recreation Center. Tamir Rice was playing in a park with a pellet gun in November 2014, when officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback drove up in a patrol auto, responding to an emergency call.
  • Ex-FBI Chief Comey to Testify for Russia Probe Next Thursday

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    Associates have said Comey wrote memos describing certain interactions with Trump that gave him pause in the months after the election, including details of a dinner in which he claimed the president asked him to pledge his loyalty, and a request to shut down the investigation of Flynn.
  • Defense wants talk of Castile's permit omitted

    Defense wants talk of Castile's permit omitted

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    Gray argued Tuesday that the defense is skeptical of Reynolds' claims because Yanez says he could smell burnt marijuana when he approached the vehicle. They haven't said whether Yanez will testify on the witness stand, but Daly and Frase said his self-defense claim nearly necessitates that he testify even though he has a constitutional right to remain silent.