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Trump Wants to 'Move Fast' on Israel Peace Deal

Trump Wants to 'Move Fast' on Israel Peace Deal

Clashes broke out between Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces on Wednesday as Israeli demonstrators marched through the Old City of Jerusalem to mark the 50th anniversary of Israel's capture of the city's eastern half. Trump and Abbas met earlier this month at the White House. Trump labelled Bethlehem, "a precious city" and said he intended "to do everything he could" to achieve a peace agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians. Read More

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Trump's 'Historic Blunder' on Climate Change Threatens Economy and the Environment

Trump's 'Historic Blunder' on Climate Change Threatens Economy and the Environment

During his announcement, Trump did not rule out the possibility of re-entering the Paris accord . While the move withdraws the world's largest economy from commitments to fight global warming, it does not halt the march of U.S. He criticized the pact as a job-killer that put the United States as an unfair advantage. When news broke that President Donald Trump was planning to renege on the United States' commitment to the Paris Agreement , Apple CEO Tim Cook reportedly made a ... Read More

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Ariana Grande's Manchester Concert Will Go on as Planned After London Attacks

Grande performed throughout the show, singing her hits from "Side to Side" to " Break Free ". The event began with a moment of silence for the victims of the bombing less than two weeks ago. "Today's One Love Manchester benefit concert will not only continue, but will do so with greater goal", Braun said in a statement . Laura Simpson and her daughter Milly, 10, told Reuters they also had doubts about attending the concert, after Milly narrowly avoided being involved the attack last month. Read More

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British police responding to major incident on London Bridge

British police responding to major incident on London Bridge

The incident comes more than two months after a man drove an SUV into a crowd on the sidewalk along Westminster Bridge in London, killing at least four people. Several witnesses said some victims also appeared to have stab wounds. "He hit about two people in front of me and then three behind", she said. "Following updates from police and security officials, I can confirm that the awful incident in London is being treated as a potential act of terrorism". Read More

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Putin says Snowden was wrong to leak secrets, but is no traitor

Petersburg International Economic Forum 2017 in St. Petersburg on Friday. The idea that the hacking had reportedly been carried out from Russian IP addresses which constituted meaningful evidence of anything was absurd, he said. The Kremlin leader said that "in my view it was possible (for the US) not to leave the Paris agreement because it is a framework deal, and it was possible to change the United States obligations inside the framework of these agreements". Read More

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China's Li: fighting climate change is 'global consensus'

Historically, China hasn't been very transparent on how much coal it consumes. But while the Paris accord isn't synonymous with USA emissions cuts, that doesn't mean Trump's decision on the accord is meaningless. He could also declare the Paris agreement a treaty that requires Senate approval, which isn't likely to come from the Republican-controlled body. "A presidential Executive Order in late March, which put the Clean Power Plan under review and reversed other Obama-era ... Read More

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Putin: Russian state has never been involved in hacking

Speaking at a meeting with senior editors of leading worldwide news agencies, Putin insisted that "we never engage in that at the state level". Speaking at Thursday's meeting with senior editors of leading global news agencies, Putin said the current atmosphere "makes it somewhat inconvenient to work with one another or even to talk, but some day this will have to stop". Read More

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President Trump will announce his decision on the Paris Accord Thursday

President Trump will announce his decision on the Paris Accord Thursday

Reports of the impending move by the American president triggered statements of support for the climate accord from scores of world leaders. Many economists have big doubts. Trump's top aides have been divided on the accord. A 2001 study by Eli Berman and Linda Bui, both then at Boston University, found "no evidence that local air quality regulation substantially reduced employment" when Los Angeles imposed stricter environmental restrictions. Read More

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Russian warships in Mediterranean hit IS positions in Syria

Russian warships in Mediterranean hit IS positions in Syria

The Kalibr missiles are the newly-developed Russian equivalent of the US' Tomahawk missile, but cost a fraction of the price, says Chance. Moscow supports the embattled government in Syria and its President Bashar al-Assad. However, criticism has been leveled that "efforts to retake Palmyra are merely window dressing, that it is more significant culturally than militarily", Chance says. Read More

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UK Labour's Corbyn to join TV debate as gap with Conservatives narrows

Mr Corbyn was earlier challenged about whether he would be open to a "confidence and supply" arrangement with the SNP, which would see Nicola Sturgeon's party offer limited support to a Labour government. "The Tories (Conservatives) have been conducting a stage-managed arm's length campaign and have treated the public with contempt". Another, Mandy Robinson, replied to say she had cancelled plans to attend. Read More

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Trump likely to withdraw from Paris climate deal

Trump likely to withdraw from Paris climate deal

Trump did not confirm the decision in a post on Twitter , saying only, "I will be announcing my decision on the Paris Accord over the next few days". The official insisted on anonymity in order to discuss the decision before the official announcement. "Climate solutions provide opportunities that are unmatchable". Read More

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Democrats aim to keep focus on Trump's meeting with Russians

Dubke oversaw the White House communications office, which ran press and other outreach efforts. "It has been my great honor to serve President Trump and this administration". Russian government officials discussed having potentially "derogatory" information about then-presidential candidate Donald Trump and some of his top aides in conversations intercepted by US intelligence during the 2016 election, according to two former intelligence officials and a congressional source. Read More

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Manuel Noriega: The life of Panama's former military dictator

Noriega had been a staunch pro-American ruler and alleged Central Intelligence Agency asset, but he was removed from power when U.S. troops invaded Panama in 1989. Noriega was also a major cocaine trafficker, something which his USA intelligence handlers were aware of for years, but allowed because of his usefulness for their covert military operations in Latin America. Read More

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