• White House official: Trump plans to pull US from Paris deal
White House official: Trump plans to pull US from Paris deal

To forestall catastrophe, the 195-nation Paris accord lays out a series of voluntary goals set by each nation. President Donald Trump has made the decision to pull the US out of the Paris climate change agreement , according to multiple reports Wednesday morning.

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  • Hoos baseball traveling to Fort Worth, TX for NCAA Regionals
Hoos baseball traveling to Fort Worth, TX for NCAA Regionals

The last four in were Auburn (35-24), Texas A&M (36-21), UCLA (30-25) and MI (42-15). The story gets told annually about how when Jim Morris interviewed to become coach of the Hurricanes, who became a national power starting in the 1970s under Ron Fraser , he noticed an NCAA second-place trophy being used as a doorstop.

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  • White House communications director Mike Dubke resigns
White House communications director Mike Dubke resigns

Press secretary Sean Spicer is briefing reporters on Tuesday following President Trump's first trip overseas. The move could be the first in a series of staff changes in the White House, rumored since the pressure has turned up in the investigations into possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign during the election.

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  • China strongly condemns terrorist attack in Afghanistan
China strongly condemns terrorist attack in Afghanistan

As the Associated Press reports , Afghan officials said the target of the suicide bombing wasn't immediately known, adding that most of the causalities were civilians, many of whom were women and children. "It felt like an quake", said 21-year-old Mohammad Hassan, describing the moment the blast struck the bank where he was working. The respon...

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  • Audit: Millions of Trump's Twitter followers are fake
Audit: Millions of Trump's Twitter followers are fake

Plus, there are dozens of much more likely, and much more mundane, reasons to set up a bunch of bots besides "declaring cyberwarfare on the American people". Five million in a few days is quite a lot of new followers and it turns out that many of Trump's recent followers may not actually be real people. So what could be the reasoning for this gia...

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  • Jared Kushner allegations are not normal, not usual
Jared Kushner allegations are not normal, not usual

It's a well-known fact that Donald Trump prefers not to be involved in controversies that could affect his new job as President, or his family. So reports the Washington Post . Members of Trump's White House have regularly requested anonymity when speaking to the press. This could mean the return of former campaign manager Corey Lewandow...

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  • Iranian General: US-Saudi Arms Deal to Jeopardize Regional Security
Iranian General: US-Saudi Arms Deal to Jeopardize Regional Security

Trump has vowed to do whatever is necessary to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians but has given little sign of how he could revive long-stalled negotiations. Trump said, adding that Teheran "must cease its deadly funding, training and equipping of terrorists and militias". U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross took time Monday mo...

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  • Voters split on Trump impeachment
Voters split on Trump impeachment

That said , the firing of FBI Director James Comey over his investigation of Michael Flynn, considered by many to be an obstruction of justice, might have brought a few members of Congress closer to discussions of impeachment. It is not the first time the local governments have pushed the Congress to file an impeachment motion. Discussion of i...

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  • Trump honors fallen in visit to Arlington Cemetery
Trump honors fallen in visit to Arlington Cemetery

Joseph Dunford , chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff . The crowd was invited to sing along, and the president did just that. At the time , he did so alongside Vice President Mike Pence . "It is very important that we never forget", said veteran Jose Campos. Another described Trump as a " drunk senile old uncle " and a "national embarrassme...

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  • Philippine military says foreign fighters killed
Philippine military says foreign fighters killed

More than a hundred residents of Marawi , on the southern island of Mindanao , have died and 70,000 have fled the town of 200,000 since fighters from the Maute Islamist militant group entered the city and clashed with military and police.

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  • Gianforte apologizes during victory speech to reporter he allegedly body-slammed
Gianforte apologizes during victory speech to reporter he allegedly body-slammed

Or perhaps he feared acknowledging his assault before polls closed would cost him voters. Gianforte could face additional, more serious charges once local prosecutors review the evidence, Gallatin County Attorney Marty Lambert told Reuters.

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  • Ariana Grande to perform benefit concert for Manchester attack victims
Ariana Grande to perform benefit concert for Manchester attack victims

British police say a 44-year-old man has been arrested in Manchester in connection with the suicide bombing at an arena in the city that killed 22 people and wounded dozens of others. In the tweet, Grande also said that she plans to spend time with fans in Manchester when she returns to the city and offered support to those affected by the incide...

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  • Donald Trump's midnight tweet turns #covfefe into viral meme
Donald Trump's midnight tweet turns #covfefe into viral meme

While there is no doubt that this was a typo, given that it comes from the world's most powerful man, it sure has turned into a proper word. Donald Trump has the best words. At the time of writing, the tweet was sent one hour ago and still had not been deleted. "The next time I go to Starbucks I'm gonna order a grande #covfefe", wrote one thi...

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  • Trump tweets against Germany, escalating row after tense summits
Trump tweets against Germany, escalating row after tense summits

After all , while Trump undermines the European Union , rails against German trade policy, and mulls pulling out of the Paris climate agreement, Modi at least pays lip service to free trade and combatting climate change - and China at least says that it is, too.

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  • Jeremy Corbyn explains £5.3 billion cost of Labour's childcare policy
Jeremy Corbyn explains £5.3 billion cost of Labour's childcare policy

Labour is expected to focus on its manifesto proposal to roll out free childcare to all two-year-olds. She was pressed by Mr Paxman over her climbdowns on a proposed Budget hike in national insurance and her social care changes just days after they were unveiled in the Tories' election manifesto - and what it would mean for the Brexit negot...

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  • Trump lays wreath at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Trump lays wreath at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

WASHINGTON ( CNN ) - President Donald Trump will honor United States service members who made the ultimate sacrifice when he visits Arlington National Cemetery in recognition of Memorial Day Monday morning. Humayun Khan, died in 2004 while serving in Iraq. "It is the love that binds this earth beneath us and it bleeds from the hearts of all of t...

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  • Trump's First Foreign Trip A Show of
Trump's First Foreign Trip A Show of "American Strength"

Throughout the week, president Trump had great time with Middle East countries and Pope. Unfortunately, what the US president says and the impressions he makes do have consequences. "Gave me full details!" Instead, Trump restated his wrongheaded and erroneous charge that allied governments "owe massive amounts" for military defense, and quarrel...

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  • MI5 Is Investigating Itself After The Manchester Bombing
MI5 Is Investigating Itself After The Manchester Bombing

British investigators have released pictures of Abedi taken from CCTV shortly before the attack, which also injured more than 100 people, appealing to the public for help in tracing his movements in the days before. So far 14 people have been arrested in relation to the police investigation into the attack that claimed 22 lives. 'Where did you se...

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  • Philippines lawmakers want debate on martial law amid siege
Philippines lawmakers want debate on martial law amid siege

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte subsequently invoked martial law on the entire island of Mindanao . Gen. Restituto Padilla , the military spokesman. "T$3 hey were land-mined [and] were ambushed". "In the end their relatives and everyday people may be the ones who will kill them", he said. "The crew [inside the SAF tank] were wounded"...

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  • UK PM May says prepared to leave European Union without a Brexit deal
UK PM May says prepared to leave European Union without a Brexit deal

The coalition government expanded this to the most deprived two year olds and from September, three and four-year-olds in England will be entitled to 30 free hours of care per week in term-time. This was on a par, or possibly even worse, than Diane Abbott getting into a pickle on the cost of Labour's policing pledges. Jeremy Corbyn will go on t...

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  • France's Macron to meet Italian PM on Sunday
France's Macron to meet Italian PM on Sunday

FILE- In this photo taken Sunday Feb. 10, 2013, French soldiers secure the area where a suicide bomber exploded at the entrance of Gao, northern Mali. France has been hard hit by Islamist attacks, which have killed more than 230 people on its territory in the past two years. Set up in 2014, the operation comprises around 4,000 soldiers who are depl...

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  • Spicer: Trump Has 'Fairly Unbelievable' Relationship With Merkel
Spicer: Trump Has 'Fairly Unbelievable' Relationship With Merkel

These policies would sharply reduce Germany's global trade surplus, spur the world economy, and win applause for Trump both in Germany and across Europe . French President Emmanuel Macron said his prolonged televised handshake with Trump during the trip was a deliberate effort at one-upsmanship. "The times when we could fully count on others are...

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  • Theresa May says no delaying start to Brexit talks
Theresa May says no delaying start to Brexit talks

The Woman's Hour interview came the morning after a high profile grilling in a Channel 4/Sky News TV special when Mr Corbyn, and Conservative leader Theresa May , faced questions on range of subjects, including Brexit and foreign policy, from a live studio audience in the special general election programme on Monday night.

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  • South Korea leader orders probe into U.S. THAAD additions
South Korea leader orders probe into U.S. THAAD additions

A fully-equipped THAAD battery is supposed to have at least six launchers equipped with eight interceptor missiles each along with a radar station and two operations centers. South Korea's new president just found out he has a few extra US missile launchers lying around in his country. No specific reason was given for the omission by milita...

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  • Germany extends €1 billion assistance to India; 8 pacts signed
Germany extends €1 billion assistance to India; 8 pacts signed

He said that several steps have been taken for the ease of doing business in the country. "We are made for each other", said Modi referring to the development. Merkel made it clear that her country would push for an FTA between India and the European Union in Brussels. Until 2022 Germany intends to provide financial and technical assistance in th...

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  • Manchester bomber: Police in appeal to find suitcase
Manchester bomber: Police in appeal to find suitcase

This is suicide bomber Salman Abedi pulling a suitcase through the streets of Manchester on the day of the horrific attack that killed 22 people, including seven children. The attack on May 22 was Britain's worst in more than a decade. MI5 are also looking at decisions taken in the case of Abedi, who used to be on a terror watchlist but was no ...

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  • Israeli govt meeting near Al-Aqsa Mosque angers Palestinians
Israeli govt meeting near Al-Aqsa Mosque angers Palestinians

US President Donald Trump's criticism of Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas did not calm Israeli settlers and the right-wing, but rather did the opposite. Thousands of Israelis rallied Saturday in Tel Aviv in support of a Palestinian state ahead of the 50th anniversary of Israel's occupation of Palestinian land.

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  • Trump views Germany as political opponent: senior SPD lawmaker
Trump views Germany as political opponent: senior SPD lawmaker

When Trump returned over the weekend from the first foreign trip of his presidency, his aides hailed the tour as a success and a sign of renewed and bolder United States leadership on the world stage. The French president pressed his Russian counterpart on LGBT rights, Moscow's support for the Assad regime in Syria and alleged misinformation sp...

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  • Mike Dubke, President Trump's communications director, has resigned
Mike Dubke, President Trump's communications director, has resigned

Officials had reportedly yet to determine when it would be Dubke's last day as communications director. Dubke , who was brought into the White House in March as head of the office that runs press and other public relations issues, wanted to stay on through Trump's first foreign trip to ensure a smooth transition, senior White House a...

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  • Mets overcome Cabrera's error to beat Brewers 5-4 in 12
Mets overcome Cabrera's error to beat Brewers 5-4 in 12

It was his 10th career walkoff RBI. Wily Peralta (5-4) pitched a ideal 11th in his fourth relief outing since he was dropped from the rotation in mid-May, but then allowed a single to pinch-hitter T.J. Pill will start Tuesday against the Brewers. "That's what we certainly anticipated coming out of (spring training in) Florida - good starts ou...

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  • 44-year-old man arrested in Manchester bombing inquiry
44-year-old man arrested in Manchester bombing inquiry

Prime Minister Theresa May raised British concerns with Trump at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels, telling him intelligence shared between their two countries had to remain secure, in a rare public show of dissatisfaction with Britain's closest security ally.

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  • WH aide Michael Dubke says his last day is TBD
WH aide Michael Dubke says his last day is TBD

The absence of communications director Michael Dubke might already be impacting the White House because the statements coming out of the press office seem a little off. The WaPo report from this weekend included mention of an idea of having a rotation of White House officials giving those briefings, which will alleviate Spicer's workload even m...

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  • Rep. Chaffetz expected to leave office by end of June
Rep. Chaffetz expected to leave office by end of June

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) is leaving Congress , possibly for a job at Fox News. An early favorite for the post emerged Thursday: Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., who led the contentious House investigation into the 2012 terrorist attacks on a United States of America outpost in Benghazi, Libya - though it was unclear whether Gowdy would accept the ...

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  • Putin Echoes Trump Argument On Russia Investigation: It's Dems' 'Fiction'
Putin Echoes Trump Argument On Russia Investigation: It's Dems' 'Fiction'

Speaking on the occasion, the French President said we will share information to work together to improve situation in Syria. Mr. Putin bet wrongly on Macron's far-right opponent Marine Le Pen, hosting her at the Kremlin in March, before Mr.

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  • IndyCar driver Scott Dixon, retired racer Dario Franchitti robbed at Taco Bell
IndyCar driver Scott Dixon, retired racer Dario Franchitti robbed at Taco Bell

Three-time Indy 500 champion Dario Franchitti was also robbed. Carpenter put together a four-lap average of 231.644 after having the top speed in day one of qualifications, while Rossi pulled an average of 231.487. There goes that Taco Bell sponsorship we were working on I guess . "Unfortunately on Lap 2, we had an overboost problem in the la...

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