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    Trump hails deals worth ‘billions’ with Vietnam

    Reuters | Updated at 08:50am on June 01, 2017

    US president Donald Trump talked trade with Vietnamese prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc during a White House visit on Wednesday and welcomed the signing of...

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    Trump to announce decision on global climate deal on Thursday

    Reuters | Updated at 08:35am on June 01, 2017

    President Donald Trump said he would announce on Thursday his decision whether to keep the United States in a global pact to fight climate change,...

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    Trump may announce decision on Paris climate deal soon

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 01:36am on June 01, 2017

    US president Donald Trump told reporters on Wednesday that he would announce his decision ‘very soon’ on whether he would withdraw the United States from...

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    Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on June 01, 2017

    President Donald Trump will follow through on a campaign pledge to pull the United States out of a global pact to fight climate change, a...

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    Students shoved towards pvt univs

    Mohiuddin Alamgir | Updated at 12:44am on May 30, 2017

    Public universities, one after another, are barring students from taking admission test for a second time, pushing many of them to receive costly private education....

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    US weighs banning laptop computers on international flights

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:37am on May 30, 2017

    US homeland security secretary John Kelly on Sunday said he was considering banning laptop computers on international flights into and out of the country amid...

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    BA flights chaos continues at Heathrow

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:01am on May 29, 2017

    Thousands of travellers faced further chaos on Sunday as British Airways cancelled around 40 flights from London’s Heathrow Airport following an IT system failure...

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    Trump tells ‘confidants’ US will leave Paris climate deal

    Reuters | Updated at 12:39pm on May 28, 2017

    US president Donald Trump has told ‘confidants,’ including the head of the Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt, that he plans to...

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    G7 leaders end summit split on climate change

    Reuters . Taormina | Updated at 01:04am on May 28, 2017

    Under pressure from allies, US president Donald Trump backed a pledge to fight protectionism on Saturday, but refused to endorse a global climate change accord,...

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    Tillerson declines to host Ramadan event at State Dept

    Reuters | Updated at 10:40am on May 27, 2017

    US secretary of state Rex Tillerson has declined a request to host an event to mark Islam's holy month of Ramadan, two US officials said,...