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Trump to announce decision on Paris Accord on Thursday amid exit reports

The president has also been known to change his mind on major decisions at the last minute. What is the Paris Agreement? A U.S. withdrawal from the 196-party pact signed in Paris 18 months ...

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'Triliton' trips up local student at national spelling bee

'Triliton' trips up local student at national spelling bee

On Wednesday morning, Una correctly spelled "regurgitant" in the first round of oral spelling to advance to the afternoon competition. According to the contest rules , during the Preliminaries a wr...

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Payless announces two more Kansas stores are closing

Payless announces two more Kansas stores are closing

Locally, the Payless stores in Ozark and Osage Beach, Missouri, and the stores in Harrison and Berryville, Arkansas, will close . The company, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Ap...

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Kathy Griffin FIRED over Donald Trump joke

Kathy Griffin FIRED over Donald Trump joke

In a tweet, he shared that his children, particularly his 11-year-old son Barron, are "having a hard time" with the decapitated photo. President Trump himself took to Twitter early Wednesday mor...

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Trump's Communication Director Mike Dubke Resigns

The article describes a December 1 or 2 meeting in which Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and adviser, discussed setting up a direct communication system between Trump and Moscow with the Russian ambas...

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Trump expected to pull out of Paris Climate Agreement

Trump expected to pull out of Paris Climate Agreement

It would have been the third such conference. Withdrawing would mean the United States would discard or lower its emission reduction targets, said Mr Elliot Diringer, executive vice-president of t...

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Trump will announce decision on climate agreement Thursday

Withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement is a major step back for America's global leadership in sustainable design. "I'm hearing from a lot of people both ways", Trump . Campaigners have react...

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CBO Report: 23 Million to Lose Coverage Under AHCA

Because that upward redistribution of money is politically unpopular, and literally deadly, House Republicans sought to camouflage the basic trade in which they are engaged - reducing access to health...

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Lawmakers scuffle, hurl threats on Texas House floor

Lawmakers scuffle, hurl threats on Texas House floor

The normally ceremonial last day of the legislative session briefly descended into chaos on Monday, as proceedings in the House were disrupted by large protests and at least one Republican lawmaker ca...

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California governor looks abroad for climate changes allies

California governor looks abroad for climate changes allies

Any delay in U.S. efforts to halt greenhouse gas emissions could cost the country and the world in the long term, scientists say. Should the United States pull out of the pact and seek to protect ol...

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Michigan-Ohio State football game officially a noon kickoff on Fox

The Wolverines' Big Ten opener at Purdue on September 23 will kick-off at either 3:30 p.m. or 4 p.m. ET, depending upon the network that selects the game. Noon games became a regular occurrence last s...

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Senate likely won't repeal Obamacare totally

Senate likely won't repeal Obamacare totally

The Senate also wants to cut more than $1 billion in taxes through mid-2019, focusing on individual and income tax rate reductions. The poll shows that 63 percent would blame the GOP, including ...

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Uber fires executive accused of stealing Google's self-driving auto secrets

However, high-flyer Levandowski was employed "at-will" (a U.S. employment contract which means staff can be fired at any time without a reason) and none of the shares had vested when he left, accordin...

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Police release dashcam video of Tiger Woods' DUI arrest

Police release dashcam video of Tiger Woods' DUI arrest

He was released on his own recognizance. The video shows Woods' vehicle pulled over to the right side of the road with the right blinker on. The first, via TMZ , is of Woods talking to officers, wi...

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Environmental groups denounce intended withdrawal from Paris climate agreement

Mr. Trump had initially delayed his decision on whether or not to withdraw during his first foreign trip overseas, where he met with other G-7 leaders. The "stay-in" camp, which included Trump's dau...

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What does 'covfefe' mean? Social media rushes to define Trump's typo

Shorty after midnight local time, Donald Trump wrote: "Despite the constant negative press covfefe ". Right after midnight and into the very early morning hours of Wednesday, President Donald ...

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We don't know what Trump has decided on Paris climate deal-Germany

If the United States withdraws from the Paris accord, signed by almost 200 countries, then it would be a huge setback to the worldwide efforts to curtail global warming given the fact that the USA...

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Portland stabbing suspect yells slogans at court hearing

Wheeler urged organizers to cancel a " Trump free speech rally " in Portland and other similar events next weekend, saying they were inappropriate and could be risky. President Trump's belated messa...

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Trump's Communications Director Mike Dubke Set to Leave White House

Dubke's last day may be as early as Tuesday. "Mike will assist with the transition and be a strong advocate for the President and the President's policies moving forward", Priebus said. Dubke, a Rep...

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Officer who shot Tamir Rice is fired in unrelated matter

Officer who shot Tamir Rice is fired in unrelated matter

Tomiko Shine holds up a picture of Tamir Rice during a 2014 protest in Washington, D.C. The police officer who shot and killed the 12-year-old boy, Timothy Loehmann , was sacked Tuesday for answe...

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