• Germany Cancels Afghan Group Deportations After Deadly Blast In Kabul
Germany Cancels Afghan Group Deportations After Deadly Blast In Kabul

The Taliban says it was not involved. On Wednesday, the Taliban denied responsibility and said they condemned attacks that killed civilians. The Islamic State group has had no such compunctions, claiming responsibility for several deadly bombings in the Afghan capital, but so far has not issued a claim in Wednesday's blast.

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  • New survey predicts huge Tory losses and hung Parliament
New survey predicts huge Tory losses and hung Parliament

The pound was fell as low as $1.277 against the dollar in the morning's trading, as a YouGov poll for The Times predicted the Tories would win 310 seats, falling short of the 326 needed for a majority. A collective "poll of polls" by the Press Association, based on a seven-day rolling average of all published polls, places the Tories on 44%...

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  • UK police arrest 9th man in Manchester bombing probe
UK police arrest 9th man in Manchester bombing probe

A woman arrested Wednesday during a raid on an apartment north of Manchester has been released without charge. United Kingdom police initially said they believed bombing suspect Salman Abedi acted alone, but on Wednesday they revised their analysis, saying they were investigating "a network".

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  • EU's Juncker opens China summit vowing to uphold Paris deal
EU's Juncker opens China summit vowing to uphold Paris deal

The draft proposal would have to be approved by European Union members and is not expected to come into force until January 2019. Fabio de Masi (GUE/NGL, DE) and David Coburn (EFDD, UK) all grilled Juncker about his previous work as Finance Minister and Prime Minister of Luxembourg - which was at the heart of a tax avoidance scandal covering the ...

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

Speaking through a translator, Putin said that Clinton was merely trying to "shirk responsibility" for the election's outcome. "We do not produce such hardware anywhere overseas so far", the Russian president said. Responding to a question from NBC's Megyn Kelly on stage at the forum in St. Petersburg, Putin also downplayed. Later, when the m...

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  • Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Putin hold frank talks in Versailles
Emmanuel Macron and Vladimir Putin hold frank talks in Versailles

As Putin stepped out of his vehicle, many people pulled out their cameras to capture the greeting between the two leaders. Speaking through a translator, Mr Putin said the two countries were "totally capable of trying to progress together" on world affairs.

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  • BJP leader quits after party opposed beef party in Meghalaya
BJP leader quits after party opposed beef party in Meghalaya

Meghalaya has a substantial Christian population. Coming clean on its intentions, the state Congress countered the BJP accusing it of politicising the issue adding that it affects the livelihood of the people of the state and dared them to revert the notification if they stand true to their mantra of "Sab Ka Saath and Sab Ka Vikas".

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  • China vows to adhere to Paris climate deal
China vows to adhere to Paris climate deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to host Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang in Berlin on Wednesday before he heads to Brussels for an EU-China summit. A spokesman for President Vladimir Putin said Russian Federation "thinks highly" of the accords and sees no alternative to it. Europe and China will also expand their cooperation on deve...

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  • Christy Clark to test the house, NDP minority government expected
Christy Clark to test the house, NDP minority government expected

The Liberals hold 43 seats, the NDP has 41 and the Greens three in the 87-seat legislature, which Clark said she plans to reconvene "as quickly as we possibly can". Andrew wanted the bridge tolls to remain in effect, but John Horgan said that the tolls would be eliminated completely. "Rebellious backbenchers threaten to vote against legislation and...

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  • Putin Says A Child Could Fake Hacking Evidence
Putin Says A Child Could Fake Hacking Evidence

Putin told an economic forum in St. Petersburg on Friday that the Paris deal gives signatories a lot of leeway when it comes to their commitments under the agreement, The Associated Press reports . Petersburg International Economic Forum panel moderated by Kelly, who made her NBC News debut this week. He said her supporters were now trying to...

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  • Cyclone Mora kills five, damages 1000s of homes in Bangladesh
Cyclone Mora kills five, damages 1000s of homes in Bangladesh

Cyclone Mora caused hundreds of thousands of refugees to flee the Cox's Bazar district to higher ground, as experts predict the disaster will impact around 11 million people. Kutupalong houses almost 14,000 registered refugees, although many more recent arrivals who lack official refugee status are also said to be living there.

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  • Weather.com trolls Trump's climate decision
Weather.com trolls Trump's climate decision

Abandoning the Paris Agreement jeopardizes our economic future and endangers New Jersey communities. " Donald Trump said he was elected by voters of Pittsburgh, but his misguided decision to withdraw from the Paris climate does not reflect the values of our city", Peduto said in a press release announcing the city's plan to go 100%...

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  • WH says Israel peace hopes sparked embassy delay
WH says Israel peace hopes sparked embassy delay

The move, which the White House said , was made in an effort to spur peace talks between Israeli and Palestinian officials. Israel considers Jerusalem its capital, but the Palestinians claim east Jerusalem for the capital of a future state.

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  • Police have evacuated an area in Manchester
Police have evacuated an area in Manchester

Separately, Greater Manchester Police have released new CCTV images of Salman Abedi before he killed 22 people at the Manchester Arena on 22 May. Detective Chief Superintendent Russ Jackson said on Thursday: "Our inquiries show Abedi himself made most of the purchases of the core components and what is becoming apparent is that many of his move...

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  • President Trump keeps up criticism of Germany
President Trump keeps up criticism of Germany

President posted on Twitter , adding, "This will change". "Very bad for U.S. This will change", Trump tweeted on Tuesday morning. On Thursday, US President Donald Trump said that US would no longer be part of the Paris climate agreement because it hurts the US economy while unfairly benefiting other nations.

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  • Holes in Trump's reasoning on climate pullout
Holes in Trump's reasoning on climate pullout

Offering a glimpse into his apparent anxiety over how he's viewed on the world stage, Trump argued that the same countries practically begging him to stay in the Paris accord were in fact mocking the United States' participation. According to the Post and Courier, Republican U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson said he believes the Paris accord would hinder ec...

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  • Congratulations pour in for Rouhani from around the world
Congratulations pour in for Rouhani from around the world

Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah's comment came in a letter sent to Rouhani Saturday in which he praised the "freedom and sovereignty that the Iranian people enjoy in a region where people are mostly ruled by dictatorial regimes". Although there was widespread fear of voter apathy before the election, polling stations were forced to stay open late as many l...

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  • United Nations says Trump climate move won't derail accord
United Nations says Trump climate move won't derail accord

In the U.S., Wall Street saw a record close on Thursday, with markets boosted by the release of U.S. private payrolls data for May, which showed private companies added 253,000 jobs throughout the month. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, the group's vice president , said withdrawal from the agreement was "shortsighted" and called climate change ...

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  • France's Macron, Alongside Putin, Denounces Two Russian Media For Election Meddling
France's Macron, Alongside Putin, Denounces Two Russian Media For Election Meddling

Putin denied that Moscow meddled in France's presidential election and said he didn't intend to influence the vote by meeting with Le Pen . Putin bet - wrongly - on Macron's far-right opponent Marine Le Pen, hosting her at the Kremlin in March, before Macron then handily beat her.

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  • Uber fires its self-driving auto engineer
Uber fires its self-driving auto engineer

Ride services company Uber Technologies is working on autonomous trucking through its Otto unit, which it acquired a year ago. According to a report in the Vegre on Tuesday, Waymo filed a lawsuit against Uber earlier in 2017, alleging that the stolen information became the technological basis for Uber's self-driving cars .

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  • Fact check: Trump's reasoning behind climate pact pullout has holes
Fact check: Trump's reasoning behind climate pact pullout has holes

He'd essentially ditched the deal long before Thursday, they say. However, his decision to pull the USA from the voluntary agreement isolates the country from most of the rest of the world. Both get financial backing from those who profit from the continued burning of fossil fuels. "Yet, recent observations show they are now on the way toward...

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  • Military rejects IS claim of Manila attack
Military rejects IS claim of Manila attack

Philippine government forces have been battling ISIS-linked militants on the southern island of Mindanao for control of the city of Marawi for more than a week. "We were able to save many of them", he said. "I was about to return to the second floor from my break when I saw people running". She was not moving and was probably dead.

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  • Tillerson: US still will cut emissions despite Paris pullout
Tillerson: US still will cut emissions despite Paris pullout

CNN has reached out to the White House for comment. Tillerson, a former Exxon Mobil CEO , had urged Trump not to abandon the deal but was ultimately overruled. Tillerson points out those reductions took place even before the Paris agreement went into effect. Under Obama, Secretary of State John KerryJohn KerryTillerson's first post-Paris remarks: ...

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  • Year Old Indian American Wins Scripps National Spelling Bee 2017
Year Old Indian American Wins Scripps National Spelling Bee 2017

She quickly spelled two words correctly in succession, winning on " marocain ", which is "a type of dress fabric of ribbed crepe", and with which Vinay is more well-acquainted than you are with probably 90 percent of your surroundings. Vinay will also receive a Scripps National Spelling Bee engraved trophy, a $2,500 US savings bond, a trip to New...

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  • President Donald Trump Takes His Peace Mission To Israel
President Donald Trump Takes His Peace Mission To Israel

The Palestinian leader raised numerous familiar grievances and demands for a peace deal with Israel , including a Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem and an end to what the Palestinians view as the illegal "occupation" of the West Bank.

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  • Griffin not 'laying down' for Trump, fears career is over
Griffin not 'laying down' for Trump, fears career is over

Bloom said Griffin's photo was a form of artistic expression and could be interpreted in different ways and that her client never wanted the picture to be used as a threat. The 56-year-old has publicly apologized over the gruesome photo which drew outrage from Trump and his family, as well as across the political spectrum.

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  • Sri Lanka floods claim at least 151 lives
Sri Lanka floods claim at least 151 lives

Foreign Minister Karunanayake thanked the Indian Government for providing assistance within hours of a request being made. People residing in low-lying areas towards southern Sri Lanka were advised to evacuate due to the threat of rivers overflowing as the Meteorology Department on Monday warned of more rains followed by strong winds.

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  • Trump withdraws from climate pact, world leaders push back
Trump withdraws from climate pact, world leaders push back

But on Wednesday, U.S. coal company shares fell alongside renewable energy stocks following reports that Trump would pull out. Senior adviser Jared Kushner generally thinks the deal is bad but would like to find a way to see if USA emissions targets can be changed.

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  • House Intelligence Committee issues subpoenas in Russian Federation investigation
House Intelligence Committee issues subpoenas in Russian Federation investigation

Cohen spent years as the main lawyer for the Trump Organization, the president's New York-based real estate and entertainment business. Attorney Michael Cohen arrives in Trump Tower in NY in December 2016. The leadership of another committee, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has obtained documents from that show Flynn was pa...

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  • Paris climate pact needed for sake of Mother Earth - Merkel
Paris climate pact needed for sake of Mother Earth - Merkel

Trump has repeatedly cast doubt on the science of climate change and once called it a hoax perpetrated by China to weaken US business. Britain's Prime Minister and leader of the Conservative Party Theresa May , reacts while on the general election campaign trail, in Doncaster, England, Friday June 2, 2017.

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  • APEC ministers advocate free and fair trade
APEC ministers advocate free and fair trade

Todd McClay, New Zealand's trade minister, said he and his counterparts "underlined their vision for the TPP to expand to include other economies that can accept the high standards of the TPP". "We've got an agreement; we're at the starting line and that's a very good basis from which we can build". It is unclear what a TPP would mean without a...

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  • Trump 'very forceful' with Abbas, Netanyahu on restarting peace talks
Trump 'very forceful' with Abbas, Netanyahu on restarting peace talks

He also suggested Israeli-Palestinian relations could have a domino effect on peace in the region. With cooperation, success is possible, and President Trump's trip might be viewed as a watershed event in Middle East history. He added, "First the two-state solution must exist and be implemented". Palestinian Authority officials did not return...

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  • Israel soldier shoots Palestinian girl
Israel soldier shoots Palestinian girl

Israeli troops in the area responded by shooting and injuring her, the statement added, going on to note that she was now receiving treatment for gunshot wounds. Much of the worldwide community has raised increasing alarm over settlement expansion, saying it is gradually eating away at prospects for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian c...

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  • United Nations chief Guterres says climate deal is essential
United Nations chief Guterres says climate deal is essential

According to the political news site Axios, the first to break the news citing two sources with direct knowledge of the matter, Trump has reached a decision to pull out of the landmark emissions-cutting deal. Trump's influential daughter Ivanka Trump's preference is to stay, but she has made it a priority to establish a review process so her fath...

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  • Pittsburgh to Trump: You don't speak for us on climate
Pittsburgh to Trump: You don't speak for us on climate

These statements need to be verified, although he said these on the basis of some study. Trump's supporters on Friday cast his decision to abandon the world's climate change pact as a "refreshing" stance for the U.S. Pruitt said that people might call him a "climate skeptic", but added that "there are climate exaggerators" out there. Poor c...

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