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A White House official says President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw the United States from the. The exit of the United States, the world's largest economy and second-largest greenhouse gas polluter, would not dissolve the 195-nation pact, which was legally ratified previous year, but it could set off a cascade of events that would have profound effects on the planet.
  • Here are all the ways Trump's budget screws young people

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    Mr. Mulvaney said the president had insisted on leaving entitlements alone to fulfill a campaign pledge, though the budget director did acknowledge they'd likely have to be revisited in the longer term. But they also credit the Trump administration with at least trying to get things into balance, and welcome the bullish attitude on the economy. Cutting federal funding for Medicaid transfers the burden to states.
  • When Is Memorial Day 2017?

    When Is Memorial Day 2017?

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    Memorial Day is different. Absolutely! But please be mindful that saying "Happy Memorial Day" can be hurtful to the loved ones of our fallen heroes, from whom we gained our freedom to celebrate in the first place. Forecasts say today should be one of those days - mostly sunny with temperatures in the mid to upper 70s. The soldiers from the regiment then patrol 24 hours a day during the weekend to ensure that each flag remains standing.
  • Man arrested at Phoenix Comicon booked for attempted murder

    Man arrested at Phoenix Comicon booked for attempted murder

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    A spokeswoman says the man "intended to harm Phoenix police ". The convention runs Thursday through Sunday at the Phoenix Convention Center, with guests including Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. Because of the heightened security, entry lines into the event will likely be slower. Police didn't identify the performer who allegedly was threatened but say the man arrested Thursday was Mathew Sterling.
  • Abbas adviser says Trump visit could reopen path to talks

    Abbas adviser says Trump visit could reopen path to talks

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    President Donald Trump solemnly placed a note in the ancient stones of Jerusalem's Western Wall on Monday, sending a signal of solidarity to an ally he's pushing to work harder toward peace with the Palestinians . Trump realizes that, and so he's not coming here to start peace talks. Trump told Netanyahu at the prime minister's residence "we want Israeli to have peace and praised Netanyahu for "working very hard at it".
  • Philippines, China Play Down Duterte's Talk Of War In Disputed Sea

    Philippines, China Play Down Duterte's Talk Of War In Disputed Sea

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    He said his official visit will lay a firm foundation for a robust and comprehensive mutually beneficial Philippine-Russia partnership with shared aspiration for sovereignty, equality, and pragmatism. "It's the only way", he said in Beijing . Cayetano said in his view, Duterte is consistent with his response repeated several times before: "I don't not want to go to war not because he's afraid of anyone, but because many people will suffer in not only in that area but the whole of Luzon, the ...
  • Taiwan court rules in favour of same-sex marriage, first in Asia

    Taiwan court rules in favour of same-sex marriage, first in Asia

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    Chi's favour. The court ruled Wednesday that laws preventing same-sex unions violated the constitution's guarantees of freedom of marriage and gave the government two years to implement the decision. The ruling clearing the way for same-sex marriage is the first in Asia, where socially conservative attitudes largely hold sway. "While I think it is still a long way to the equality dominos falling all over Asia, I think a few East Asian countries, such as Japan and Vietnam, may be more ...
  • U.S. finds its strike in Mosul killed more than 100 civilians

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    The investigation said 101 bodies were found in a main building, and four others were killed in a nearby building. "It appeared to be the single largest incident of civilian casualties involving the US-led coalition since it started operations against Islamic State in Syria and Iraq in 2014", Reuters says.
  • Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate

    Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate

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    That approach - and the diplomacy and nuclear accord it spawned - did little to endear Obama to leaders in Saudi Arabia or Israel. "Today we are celebrating the unification of Jerusalem". During the concluding speech of his visit at the Israel Museum, in front of several hundred people invited by the Prime Minister's Office and the US Embassy, Trump delivered a strongly pro-Israel speech.
  • House leaders support accord between China, ASEAN

    House leaders support accord between China, ASEAN

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    They exchanged views on "the importance of appropriately handling concerns, incidents and disputes involving the South China Sea ", the Chinese Foreign Ministry said in a statement that gave few details. Beijing has been accused of stalling in the past and will most likely continue militarizing in the South China Sea until a final agreement is reached .
  • United Nations condemns North Korea missile test

    United Nations condemns North Korea missile test

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    Its ambassador to China said in Beijing on Monday it would continue such test launches "any time, any place". Experts believe the North's new missile is the longest-range weapon ever successfully tested by the isolated nation. In April Pyongyang put dozens of missiles on show at a giant military parade through the capital, including one that appeared to be the type launched on Sunday.
  • North Korea says ready to deploy, mass produce new missile

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    The missile, which was described by Washington as medium-range, was sacked from Pukchang in South Pyongan province and traveled about 500 kilometres (310 miles) before landing in the Sea of Japan, according to the South's armed forces. Tensions have spiked on the Korean Peninsula in recent years over North Korea's missile and nuclear programs. President Trump is now on a nine-day foreign trip, but is aware of the situation.
  • China's Xi says willing to help end rift with South Korea

    China's Xi says willing to help end rift with South Korea

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    Now, following the entrance of a new administration and a recent meeting with Chinese leadership by Korea's special envoy Lee Hae-chan, there may be light at the end of the tunnel, industry watchers say. "We will focus on addressing structural weaknesses of the economy", he said . Another South Korea delegation, led by Park Byeong-suk, former deputy speaker of the National Assembly, visited China to attend the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation, held in Beijing on Sunday ...
  • South Korea fires warning shots at suspected drone

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    The regime's KCNA news agency stated the missile launch over the weekend was the final stage in Kim Jong-un approving the weapon for use in war. "It feels grand to look at the world from the rocket we launched". The Security Council late Monday strongly condemned North Korea's " flagrant and provocative defiance " of United Nations sanctions banning ballistic missile tests and again vowed "to closely monitor the situation and take further significant measures including sanctions".
  • South African hunter crushed to death by elephant

    South African hunter crushed to death by elephant

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    Theunis Botha made his living leading groups of wealthy hunters to hunt down and kill exotic animals on the African savannah, but the 51-year-old ended up being killed by one of those same animals. Botha's body was taken to Hwange Colliery Hospital. Samples taken from the stomachs of two slain crocodiles were later found to match Zyl's DNA. Theunis Botha Big Game Safaris started in 1983, according to the site, as a family business "born out of a mutual love for Africa and its natural beauty".
  • Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'

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    He arrives in Israel on Monday after stopping first in Riyadh, while his Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt landed in Israel on Thursday to prepare for the president's visit. Will he commit to the two-state solution? The run-up to Trump's visit has been anything but peaceful, with Israeli officials in a frenzy after a USA representative said a holy site in Jerusalem's Old City was not Israeli territory, and reports that intelligence information leaked by Trump originated from Israel.
  • Larsson: Sunderland players must accept stick from fans

    Larsson: Sunderland players must accept stick from fans

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    David Moyes had suggested that he would be in charge next season recently, but the Scottish boss's future is fallen into slightly more doubt this week. We were all disappointed by the way Saturday ended. "I've told them exactly what's going on". "People have tried to indicate that the players have not been at it".
  • Tehran mayor withdraws from Iran's presidential race

    Tehran mayor withdraws from Iran's presidential race

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    Karroubi asked all Iranians to take part in the election and to protect the democratic process by choosing their preferred candidate, but said: "I will vote for Rouhani of course". Mr Rouhani became president after just one round of voting in 2013, after squeaking through with 50.7 per cent of the vote. The landmark nuclear deal struck in Vienna between Iran and a coalition of Western powers in 2015 aimed to reduce the global nuclear threat posed by Iran.
  • Pro-Ryan group launches ad thanking supporters of House healthcare bill

    Pro-Ryan group launches ad thanking supporters of House healthcare bill

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    Because older people tend to have insurance, they're already priced into the health system, meaning the bill is likely to have more of a price-reducing effect for young people than to affect the premiums of older people much at all. How Do These Pools Operate? The bill that was passed is a transparent act to use subsidies and Medicaid to pay for an enormous tax cut for the wealthy and, if passed by the Senate, would likely be a death sentence for the poor, disabled, elderly, injured, mentally ...
  • China is ready for $124 billion investment

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    The event is attended by 29 heads of state and government along with top managers of major global organizations. One of the criticisms of the Silk Road plan is that host countries may struggle to pay back loans for huge infrastructure projects being carried out and funded by Chinese companies and banks.
  • UK's opposition Labour leader Corbyn says he is not a pacifist

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    Asked if she meant to hold a further Commons vote after the election, May said: 'When I look at the decisions that I'll be taking in terms of defence and foreign policy, there is one thing that will drive those decisions and that is that those decisions will be taken in the British national interest'.