• 'President Trump believes the climate is changing': Ambassador Haley
'President Trump believes the climate is changing': Ambassador Haley

On Thursday, June 1, Donald Trump withdrew the US from the Paris Agreement , a 196-nation pact to combat climate change . Billionaire climate advocate Michael Bloomberg met French president Emmanuel Macron on Friday after launching a coalition of United States cities and corporations that intends to uphold the Paris accord while Macron led Eu...

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  • AAP Fined by Delhi's PWD for 'Unauthorised Occupation' of Bungalow
AAP Fined by Delhi's PWD for 'Unauthorised Occupation' of Bungalow

Sources said that as on May 31, the fine, which is essentially the penal rent, amounted to Rs. 27,73,802. Officials said Lieutenant Governor Anil Bajpai has already cancelled the allotment of the bungalow. In November 2015, the AAP government had approved a policy for land allotment to state parties. The department, however, did not bother to r...

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  • London tower fire death toll expected to grow beyond 12
London tower fire death toll expected to grow beyond 12

The charred remains of a kitchen inside the London apartment tower. - The Prime Minister visited the site Thursday. Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton said authorities genuinely don't know how many people died and that firefighters have been traumatized by the inability to save more people .

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  • Germany, Austria slam US sanctions against Russia
Germany, Austria slam US sanctions against Russia

Germany and Austria have voiced sharp criticism of the latest USA sanctions against Moscow because they could affect European businesses involved in piping Russian natural gas to Europe. The pipeline, expected to be commercial by 2019, will add 27.5 billion cubic meters of capacity to Nord Stream 1, which is already operational. According to th...

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  • Trump Considering Firing Special Counsel? Just Another Example Of Stirring The Pot
Trump Considering Firing Special Counsel? Just Another Example Of Stirring The Pot

Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy tells Judy Woodruff of "PBS NewsHour": "I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel". "I'm not going to follow any orders unless I believe those are proper and appropriate orders", he said. Even so, Gingrich said, Trump won't seek to dismiss Mueller because he's confident the probe will conclude he'...

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  • London Mayor Calls On Gov't To Cancel Trump's State Visit
London Mayor Calls On Gov't To Cancel Trump's State Visit

A spokesman for Mr Khan said he had more important things to be doing than responding to Mr Trump's "ill-informed" tweet - but yesterday the USA leader posted a fresh attack to his 31.5 million Twitter followers. Some have even suggested that Trump's decision to single out Sadiq Khan , a Muslim, for criticism was a reflection of Trump's Is...

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  • Republican lawmaker hurt in shooting
Republican lawmaker hurt in shooting

Shortly before the shooting began, the gunman asked Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., if the team on the field was made up of Democrats or Republicans , DeSantis later told reporters. I also want to thank the Capitol police for their heroic actions to prevent further harm. Sanders said he was " sickened by this despicable act " and added that "viol...

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  • Ryan calls for unity after shooting
Ryan calls for unity after shooting

The shooter was identified as James T. Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from IL who had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called "Terminate the Republican Party". Alexandria Police Chief Michael Brown said that the first report of gunfire was received at 7:09 a.m. and that his officers...

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  • Newt Gingrich calls special counsel team 'bad people'
Newt Gingrich calls special counsel team 'bad people'

One lawyer even defended the Clinton Foundation. Gingrich's trashing of Mueller early Thursday morning followed a Washington Post report that the former FBI director, who is charged with leading the law enforcement investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 election, was expanding his probe to include possible obstruction of justice by Trum...

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  • Special counsel is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice, officials say
Special counsel is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice, officials say

Former FBI Director James Comey testified last week that the president was not personally under investigation at the time of his firing on May 9. In testimony in a Senate hearing, Comey said that when he was let go, Trump wasn't personally under investigation.

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  • London fire death toll rises to 17, number expected to increase
London fire death toll rises to 17, number expected to increase

X Factor judge Ora said she used to play in the tower block. The fire was reported at 01:16 AM (local time) yesterday. The government's building safety experts warned a year ago that the drive for greater energy efficiency meant more and more buildings are being wrapped in materials that could go up in flames.

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  • On Twitter, Trump decries obstruction probe related to 'phony' Russian Federation story
On Twitter, Trump decries obstruction probe related to 'phony' Russian Federation story

The statement was made to NBC after the Washington Post reported Wednesday evening that Robert Mueller , the special counsel hired by the Justice Department, had widened the scope of the investigation to include the president. After a day of speculation, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said, "While the president has the right to...

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  • President Trump is now under investigation for obstruction of justice
President Trump is now under investigation for obstruction of justice

In the wake of Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey last month, the Department of Justice appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the FBI's probe into Russia's role in the 2016 election.

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  • UK to step up support for start-ups, infrastructure ahead of EU exit
UK to step up support for start-ups, infrastructure ahead of EU exit

Critics of her approach have urged her to give ground in order to safeguard jobs and the economy. Talks with the DUP over an agreement that would see its lawmakers back Tory legislation in the House of Commons were complicated by a massive fire in a west London tower block that killed at least six people.

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  • Australian TV journalist Adam Harvey hit by bullet in Philippines city
Australian TV journalist Adam Harvey hit by bullet in Philippines city

Security forces say nearly 300 people have died since the violence broke out on May 23, including 206 militants, 58 soldiers and 26 civilians. Retrieval teams have been organized, although it remains unclear when the siege by the remaining militants, estimated to number more than 100, can be quelled by troops, Adiong said .

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  • Bernie Sanders Says GOP Baseball Practice Shooter Was Campaign Volunteer
Bernie Sanders Says GOP Baseball Practice Shooter Was Campaign Volunteer

They were in good spirits despite the heat and humidity as they prepared for the congressional baseball match that pits Republicans against Democrats. Let me be as clear as I can be. On Facebook in 2015, Hodgkinson made at least one comment about the Republican congressman he is accused of eventually attacking in person.

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  • Virginia: Gunman who shot Congressmen, dies
Virginia: Gunman who shot Congressmen, dies

Hodgkinson , who reportedly opened fire with an automatic weapon, was shot in return fire by Capitol Police officers who were present at the practice for Thursday's game against the Democrats. "Instead of white people, in general, taking the heat for James Hodgkinson , he is nearly instantly being called a liberal radical", Mr. King said.

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  • UK PM eyes deal to prop up minority government
UK PM eyes deal to prop up minority government

Meanwhile, MPs will return to Westminster on Tuesday, the first time since the election. The head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service Sir Malcolm McKibbin has already taken on responsibility for moderating numerous exchanges, with Sinn Féin and the SDLP having already questioned the impartiality of Mr Brokenshire earlier in the process.

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  • Congressional shooter's wife: 'I'm sorry that he did this'
Congressional shooter's wife: 'I'm sorry that he did this'

A government official says the suspect in the Virginia shooting that injured Rep. Steve Scalise and several others has been identified Hodgkinson. Members of a YMCA near the shooting site say Hodgkinson spent time there. "If a person has an annual income of more than $10 million, he should be proud to be an American and proud to live in a count...

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  • Steve Scalise undergoes third surgery since shooting
Steve Scalise undergoes third surgery since shooting

Rep. Roger Williams , a Texas Republican whom Barth works for, was also hospitalized and released with an injury to his leg. Trump made the brief remarks at the White House ahead of a ceremony to sign an executive order related to workforce development.

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