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Worldwide New Zealand PM-elect to push for TPP changes
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New Zealand's economy, nevertheless, is surging and joblessness has fallen to its lowest level in eight years. After President Donald Trump withdrew from US -led TPP negotiations shortly after taking office, some of the remaining 11 nations in the pact-including New Zealand under English-have lobbied to keep it going.

Worldwide A Bit Cooler To Start The Week
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Winds could gust as high as 25 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Friday , high pressure will return clearing part of the clouds. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Winds could gust as high as 35 miles per hour. Today: Patchy fog between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.

Worldwide Martin Selmayr on Theresa May dinner leak: 'I've been framed'
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The European Commission didn't leak information about last week's Brexit dinner with U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May , its chief spokesman said, adding that the real source may be trying to undermine the negotiations. Earlier on Monday, Selmayr took to Twitter to deny his involvement in the latest leaks, saying that they were an attempt to "frame" the EU. British Prime Minister Theresa May waits for the arrival of European Council President Donald Tusk prior to a bilateral meeting with ...

Worldwide McConnell Dismisses Bannon: One of the 'Specialists in Nominating People Who Lose'
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I would urge Senator McConnell to put it on the floor immediately, this week. "I refuse to get diverted off on the various comments that may be made at one time or another". So give me more by way of associated health plans. McConnell's remarks come as Trump continues to criticize the news media for what he has repeatedly called unfair coverage that ignores his positive achievements, including what he says is the impact of his policies on the United States economy.

Author: 0 Macron's dog Nemo filmed peeing on Elysée fireplace

Luckily, Brune Poirson, 35, Benjamin Griveaux, 39, and Julien Denormandie, 37, the junior ministers for ecology, the economy and local government, also see the amusing side. As official "first dog ", Labrador-Griffon Nemo is canine-in-chief of France. He is the first French presidential pet to come from a rescue centre.

Worldwide Syrian Democratic Forces claim they captured country's largest oilfield from Isis
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Syria's largest oil field was seized from the Islamic State terror group on Sunday by the USA -led coalition, dealing another blow to the extremist group after the loss of its de-facto capital last week. Since the coalition began operations against IS in 2014, the militants' oil production has been reduced from a peak of approximately $50 million per month to now less than $4 million, the coalition said in a statement to The Associated Press.

Worldwide USA puts air force on nuclear standby
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Already, various improvements have been made to prepare Barksdale - home to the 2d Bomb Wing and Air Force Global Strike Command, which oversees the service's nuclear forces - to return B-52s to an alert posture. The report further cited three major reasons for this move - North Korea's aggression with nuclear arsenal, US President Donald Trump's confrontational approach to Kim's regime, and Russia's active armed forces.

Worldwide Man sent to prison in Dubai for touching another man's hip
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The defendant had already been sentenced to a month in jail over public drinking and making a rude gesture on the same night. It was thought the case against Harron, who was in Dubai on what was supposed to have been a two-day stopover, might have been dropped after reports that the businessman he touched had withdrawn his complaint.

Worldwide Israeli police arrest 51 Palestinians in East Jerusalem
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Halawin Halawi, a Palestinian worker in the Beitar Illit settlement in West Bank near Jersusalem, posted a photo of himself to Facebook smiling and leaning against a bulldozer, while holding a cup of coffee and a cigarette. The police suspected that the person posing with bulldozer was threatening to carry out an attack as such kind of vehicles have been used in the attacks.

Worldwide Esha deol and husband Bharat Takhtani welcome their first baby girl
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In the first baby shower, Esha and Bharat took four pheras according to the tradition. Esha Deol made her Bollywood debut in 2002 with Koi Mere Dil Se Poochhe and featured in films such as Kucch To Hai, Kaal, No Entry and Darling. This is the second time in two years the actor couple became grandparents after their younger daughter Ahana (who is married to businessman Vaibhav Vohra) gave birth to a son, named Darien, in 2015.

Worldwide Five-month battle with IS ends in Philippine city: defence secretary
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Earlier on Monday morning, Singapore Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen, citing his Philippine counterpart Delfin Lorenzana, tweeted that the last of terrorists have been cleared out of Marawi. They ransacked banks and shops, including gun stores, looted houses and smashed statues in a Roman Catholic cathedral, according to the military. Troops have started a phased withdrawal and the authorities may soon allow some residents to return to homes not damaged by the fighting, which displaced at least ...

Worldwide Italian regions push for financial autonomy
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Another side, the Veneto region, home of the touristic city of Venice, held an online independence vote in 2014, which resulted in almost 90 percent in favor but was declared unlawful by Italy's Constitutional Court. Those sentiments have been echoed in the Catalan independence drive in Spain, in the USA election of Donald Trump as president and in Britain's vote to leave the 28-nation European Union.

Worldwide John Kelly's mistake: He owes an apology to Rep. Frederica Wilson
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Gen. John Kelly , who addressed the issue to the press Thursday, did not contest the account by the Congresswoman or the family, and also attacked her for being on the call . But video of that event, released on Friday, showed that Wilson did not actually talk about the building's funding, but instead spoke of her own efforts getting legislation passed naming the building after the fallen agents it was dedicated for.

Worldwide Look At This Piece Of Garbage Push A Woman Onto Train Tracks
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A man is then seen walking behind her and pushes her from behind, forcing her to fall face first onto the railway tracks. The terrifying CCTV footage shows a man wearing a blue shirt and a beige hat walking behind a cleaner as she stopped to wave at a colleague across the tracks.

Worldwide Hamas: No rift with Qatar over Fatah reconciliation
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He said that the visit was aimed at briefing allies on developments regarding the Palestinian reconciliation agreement inked between the Gaza based Hamas movement and the Fatah movement in the West Bank. Both the USA and Israel have called on Hamas to disarm , recognize Israel and cut off ties with Iran as prerequisites for future negotiations with the Palestinian unity government.