• US opts out of G7 pledge committing to Paris climate accord
US opts out of G7 pledge committing to Paris climate accord

But the Steel City is hardly in Trump's corner on this one. Now, Hawaii has taken a bold stand against President Donald Trump and is in favor of fighting climate change. Or perhaps the fact that 70 percent of us wanted to stay in the accord. So far, over 270 mayors have agreed to "adopt, honor and uphold the commitments to the goals" of t...

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  • Election 2017: Parties push to meet Scottish voters
Election 2017: Parties push to meet Scottish voters

Labour opposes a second referendum, although party leader Jeremy Corbyn has said he would not block one "if the Scottish Parliament and the Scottish people want it". Scotland's First Minister was also quizzed over her falling personal approval rating, which are the lowest they have been. Her net score has fallen by 18 points since September, the...

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  • Another US appeals court rules against Trump's revised travel ban
Another US appeals court rules against Trump's revised travel ban

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia also ruled against the travel ban May 25. The administration has appealed that ruling to the Supreme Court. The state of Hawaii filed a court challenge, arguing that its universities and tourism industry had been harmed by the travel ban. The first order indefinitely suspended admission of Syrian ...

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  • Iran makes more arrests after Tehran attacks
Iran makes more arrests after Tehran attacks

Mohammad Javad Zarif in a tweet on Thursday called the comments on the attack in Tehran a day earlier "repugnant" and accused the USA of supporting terror. "One of their brothers who was more unsafe than them fell into the hands of the intelligence services and has been arrested", the intelligence minister said in a televised press conference of ...

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  • Kathy Griffin Says She's Getting Death Threats After Controversial Video
Kathy Griffin Says She's Getting Death Threats After Controversial Video

She choked up and said, "I don't want to get arrested today". Her lawyer, Lisa Bloom , also claimed that the Trump family had bullied and tried to "ruin" Griffin and that they were responsible for the loss of her jobs, claiming that this kind of backlash wouldn't have happened "to a white guy".

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  • Finnish PM seeks to bring down his coalition government
Finnish PM seeks to bring down his coalition government

Sipila and Orpo said Halla-aho's views on Finland's relationship with the European Union are not compatible with the government program. The second-biggest party in the country's parliament on Saturday picked Halla-aho as its new leader in a move set to take the moderately nationalist party into a more radical right-wing populism.

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  • Facebook launches Rainbow Flag reaction for Pride Month
Facebook launches Rainbow Flag reaction for Pride Month

The rainbow flag, which symbolises pride for the LGBTQ community, was created in 1978 by Gilbert Baker, who passed away in March 2017. The flag is often used as a celebration of the community by LGBTI individuals and their allies. It's a great addition for those celebrating Pride Month. As a side note, Google is also celebrating LGBTI Pride Month...

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  • Smirnoff ad winks at Russian meddling probe, Trump
Smirnoff ad winks at Russian meddling probe, Trump

Because we've now reached a point where even liquor companies can't resist taking part in (or capitalizing on) the political resistance, Smirnoff chose to promote its America-made vodka while simultaneously trolling President Trump's ties to Russian Federation, using his very own words against him.

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  • Trump and aides turn their fire on former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey
Trump and aides turn their fire on former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey

Trump said there was "no collusion, no obstruction" and that "Comey's a leaker ". "I'd be glad to tell him exactly what I just told you", Trump added. Mr Trump wouldn't rule out a previous claim that there may be tapes of his conversations with Comey. "I didn't say that", Trump responded . Trump's firing of Comey and the former director's s...

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  • Nine people killed in Mathura road accident
Nine people killed in Mathura road accident

As of now, there is no clarification on how many passengers were travelling in the vehicle, however, bodies of 10 persons have been recovered. "The vehicle was coming from Bharatpur", said Mathura senior superintendent of police Vinod Kumar Mishra.

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  • Donald Trump offers 'warm support' to Theresa May after poll setback
Donald Trump offers 'warm support' to Theresa May after poll setback

The DUP is opposed to both abortion and same-sex marriage. Following the Brexit and the series of Terrorists attack, the incumbent Government faces an uphill task to convince others to form the Government. Theresa May's Conservatives , who anticipated an increased number of seats throughout the General Election campaign, find themselves the...

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  • Theresa May's political power is 'massively weakened' following UK snap election
Theresa May's political power is 'massively weakened' following UK snap election

Number 10 had earlier said: "We can confirm that the Democratic Unionist Party have agreed to the principles of an outline agreement to support the Conservative Government on a confidence and supply basis when Parliament returns next week".

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  • May to seek to form new govt
May to seek to form new govt

The DUP has proved hugely controversial in the past over the homophobic and sectarian views of some of its representatives. Theresa May has been warned she will have to re-think her Brexit negotiating strategy following her humiliation at the ballot box.

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  • Opel CEO plans to resign after sale to Peugeot -German newspaper
Opel CEO plans to resign after sale to Peugeot -German newspaper

New CEO Michael Lohscheller stated that the management switch wouldn't alter the brand's current plans, and used the announcement as a chance to emphasise ambitions to become one of Europe's biggest vehicle makers. Carlos Tavares, chairman of the managing board of PSA Group, commented: "We fully support the decision to appoint Mr. Lohscheller who w...

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  • Britain PM Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco
Britain PM Theresa May reaches 'outline' power deal after election fiasco

Former Equality Minister Jo Swinson also won back her seat following defeat in 2015, nabbing Dunbartonshire East back from the SNP. But she is under pressure from Tory ranks and a number of MPs have criticised her joint chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill for the way the election campaign unfolded.

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  • DA details charges against two men in Ghost Ship fire
DA details charges against two men in Ghost Ship fire

Charges of negligence in the case include overcrowding the space with 25 tenants, allowing floor-to-ceiling storage of flammable materials and deceiving officials and building owners about the occupancy. While rare, prosecutors have brought manslaughter charges following non-arson fires. Almena's attorneys Jeffrey Krasnoff, Kyndra Miller and J. T...

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  • Puerto Ricans voters back statehood in questioned referendum
Puerto Ricans voters back statehood in questioned referendum

About 5.4 million Puerto Ricans live on the USA mainland, a number that is growing because of an exodus of people who can not find jobs or continue school on the depressed island. "We're American citizens, but second class citizens". Sunday's referendum was the fifth on the territory's status - dating back to 1967. No clear majority emerged in ...

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  • DUP will use increased influence responsibly, Arlene Foster says
DUP will use increased influence responsibly, Arlene Foster says

Instead of a projected landslide in her favour, May ended up throwing away the small majority that the former David Cameron-led party had won in the 2015 general election . Conservative legislator Nigel Evans said the departure of the two aides was "a start", but there needed to be changes to the way the government functioned in the wake of the ...

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  • The UK election fails to produce a victor - here's what happens now
The UK election fails to produce a victor - here's what happens now

The announcement came after May lost Downing St. chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, who resigned Saturday. But Graham Brady, who chairs the influential 1922 Committee of backbench Conservative lawmakers, said a "self-indulgent" party leadership campaign would only cause more uncertainty.

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  • 'Dead woman walking' May races to form a government
'Dead woman walking' May races to form a government

Certainly her position on Brexit talks seems to have been compromised, and this could be sound the death knell for her Prime Ministership. No 10's account of the conversation made no mention of Dublin's fears but Mr Kenny tweeted that he had "indicated my concern that nothing should happen" to endanger the Good Friday deal.

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  • Average gas price drops slightly to $2.40 a gallon
Average gas price drops slightly to $2.40 a gallon

The Massachusetts price is 8 cents lower than the national average and 4 cents per gallon lower than the in-state price a year ago. To find the best gas prices in your area, visit the Region 8 Pump Patrol . Founded in 2000, the original GasBuddy website was a pioneer in crowd-sourced information, leveraging technology, big data, and a passiona...

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  • British PM Theresa May seeks lifeline after bruising election result
British PM Theresa May seeks lifeline after bruising election result

On the same website Ms Hill said: "I have no doubt at all that Theresa May will continue to serve and work hard as Prime Minister and do it brilliantly". The Protestant unionist party also had links with outlawed paramilitary groups during the years of Northern Ireland's "Troubles". "She is putting that at risk with a sordid, unsafe distasteful d...

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  • What Is The DUP? The Democratic Unionist Party Explained
What Is The DUP? The Democratic Unionist Party Explained

And since no other party won a majority, the United Kingdom now has a hung Parliament . Green Party deputy leader Amelia Womack said the DUP's stance on abortion has left women in Northern Ireland in "dire circumstances" and described the potential tie-up with the Tories as a "coalition of cruelty".

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  • Damian Green takes Cabinet Office Minister role
Damian Green takes Cabinet Office Minister role

Former Justice and Education Secretary Michael Gove has emerged as the unlikely choice to take over as Environment Secretary after his return to government was confirmed by Theresa May following the fallout from last week's surprise election result .

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  • 208 women MPs, a proud record for UK Parliament
208 women MPs, a proud record for UK Parliament

May for staying on in Downing Street after failing to secure a majority government. May's weakened position in the party ruled out big changes. Numerous key cabinet posts have already been declared as unchanged from the previous government, including Philip Hammond as Chancellor of the Exchequer, Amber Rudd as home secretary, Boris Johnson...

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  • Emmanuel Macron's party looks set for big parliamentary win
Emmanuel Macron's party looks set for big parliamentary win

Marine Le Pen's FN party was left disappointed as she struggles to rebound from her bruising defeat by Macron in the presidential run-off, with the party's result largely unchanged from the first round of the 2012 vote. Macron was a political unknown three years ago and is heading a start-up party, but as the scale of his likely victory emerged on ...

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  • Tehran terror attack mastermind killed
Tehran terror attack mastermind killed

Iranian authorities said on Sunday they have arrested six people involved in a twin attack on Tehran in which 17 people were killed last week. The intelligence ministry said the attacks were carried out by five Iranian men who had joined IS and travelled to their bastions in Iraq and Syria before returning home.

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  • Northern Ireland's DUP agrees to May's minority government
Northern Ireland's DUP agrees to May's minority government

With just 10 members of Parliament, the DUP doesn't wield much power on its own - but those seats, if they vote with May's party, have the power to push the Conservatives over the threshold to a functioning government. On June 10, the prime minister's office said the two parties had agreed to an "outline agreement" to support May's government on ...

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  • Rahul reprimands Sandeep Diskhit over army chief remark, BJP demands Sonia apology
Rahul reprimands Sandeep Diskhit over army chief remark, BJP demands Sonia apology

Dikshit, the son of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit , had on Sunday raised eyebrows by saying , "Ours is not a mafia army like the Pakistani army which makes statements like the goons on the street". Last evening Mr Dikshit amended: "I believed that the Indian army chief was making statements in the past few days that I believe does ...

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  • Dancing host Kevin Spacey steals the show at Tony Awards
Dancing host Kevin Spacey steals the show at Tony Awards

She capped her speech by saluting the enduring optimism that makes Hello Dolly! such a beloved musical: "This thing has the ability to lift your spirits in these awful, bad times". The Rockettes had their own number and got to dance with the cast of " Come From Away ", a feel-good Canadian musical set against the horror of 9/11.

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  • No bombshell in James Comey explosion
No bombshell in James Comey explosion

There's no, 'Hey, I'm hoping.' You and I are friends: 'Hey, I hope this happens, but you've got to do your job .' That's what he told Comey . Given these facts, one might think that the president would wish to avoid contradicting Comey's account in a context where doing so would be a criminal act.

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  • DUP agrees to prop up May in 'you scratch my back' deal
DUP agrees to prop up May in 'you scratch my back' deal

Another poll by Survation, published in the Mail on Sunday , recorded 49 per cent of the population as saying she should quit, with 38 per cent saying she should remain in the post. The so-called confidence and supply agreement means that the supporting party will back the government in motions of confidence by either voting in favor or abstaining...

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  • Two thirds of Tory party members believe Thersa May should resign
Two thirds of Tory party members believe Thersa May should resign

An online petition to stop an alliance between the Conservative party and the Democratic Unionist party (DUP) has gained almost 500,000 signatures. An alliance, at what cost? May's office said Saturday principles of an agreement had been reached, but the two sides later clarified that they are still talking.

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  • Nawaz Sharif leaves for Saudi amid Qatar crisis
Nawaz Sharif leaves for Saudi amid Qatar crisis

Iran earlier sent five aircraft carrying food products to Qatar, as well as three ships carrying 350 tonnes of food. Sergey Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister, discussed Qatar with U.S. Further, Reuters reported on Sunday that the shortage of U.S. dollars hit money exchange houses in Qatar, as an indicator on the huge difficulties limiting th...

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  • Conservatives' chief whip in North for DUP talks
Conservatives' chief whip in North for DUP talks

Labour deputy leader Tom Watson said the party would hold Mrs May to her campaign statement that if she lost six or more seats she would no longer be Prime Minister. "That's not a matter for me", she said. An alliance, at what cost? Claiming that the DUP "doesn't do red lines", she added that the party would simply do what was best for Northe...

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