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White House official: Trump plans to pull US from Paris deal

The heat is on: President Trump says he will decide this week whether to stick with the landmark Paris climate accord. He did not sign a joint statement articulating support for the accords at the G-7 conference. Trump told Macron he is under "heavy" pressure back in the USA on the climate accord and that "a lot of people in my country are against this agreement", according to this official.


UK police stop sharing Manchester attack info with US after leaks

UK police stop sharing Manchester attack info with US after leaks

Police previously announced that they had arrested a 23-year-old man on Tuesday in connection with the attack, which ISIS has claimed responsibility for. system". Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham sounded the alarm over the leaks a day earlier, telling BBC Newsnight it "worries me greatly". Speaking on the Today Programme on Thursday, former Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Ian Blair, called the leaking of information in the United States a "grievous breach", but said the ...



Kabul blast: Australian diplomats locked down in embassy

Afghanistan's private TOLO Television also reported a staffer killed; Germany said an Afghan security guard outside its embassy was among those killed. "The auto bomb exploded at the height of the morning rush hour on one of Kabul's main streets". Residents described a mushroom cloud over Kabul and windows were shattered in shops, restaurants and other buildings up to a kilometer (half mile) from the blast site.



Pentagon declares success for key test of missile defense

Early this month, it test-fired what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile yet tested in a bid to bring the United States mainland within reach. According to the plan, a five-foot-long "kill vehicle" released from atop the interceptor zeroed in on the ICBM-like target's mock warhead outside the earth's atmosphere and obliterated it by sheer force of impact, the Pentagon said.



White House blasts Russian Federation reporting, focuses on Trump trip

Kushner is widely reported to have become a focus of the FBI investigation into alleged ties between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin. US Representative Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said such secret channels may be used in situations including peace talks with the Taliban in Afghanistan or for the release of American hostages.