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‘Couldn’t have picked a worse city’: Pittsburgh mayor blasts Trump use of city for Paris pullout justification

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto was furious at the line President Donald Trump said during his speech Thursday pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement. “Couldn’t have picked a worst city,&
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Trump administration asks Supreme Court to revive travel ban

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to revive his ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority nations after it was blocked by lower co
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At least 34 dead in botched robbery of Philippines casino: media

MANILA (Reuters) - At least 34 people are dead after a gunman burst into a Manila casino, firing shots and setting gaming tables alight, Philippine media reported on Friday, in what officials said was
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TVA cuts emissions and costs by shutting coal, adding natgas plants

(Reuters) - U.S.-owned power generator Tennessee Valley Authority said on Thursday it expects to continue cutting carbon emissions and reducing energy costs by producing more power with natural gas an
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Tropical Storm Beatriz nears Mexico's Pacific coast, kills two

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Beatriz approached Mexico's Pacific coast on Thursday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said, dumping heavy rains that resulted in at least two deaths, caused
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Report: Kevin Durant, ‘Bachelorette’ Rachel Lindsay Had ‘Pretty Serious Relationship’ In College

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant and ‘Bachelorette’ star Rachel Lindsay had a “pretty serious relationship” while they were students... Read More »
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GDP growth of 7-8% #39;fairly reasonable#39;, says Arun Jaitley

India lost the tag of the fastest growing economy to China in the March quarter with a GDP growth of 6.1 per cent, which pulled down the 2016-17 expansion to 7.1 per cent.
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MLB notes: Mariners' Nelson Cruz and Jean Segura leave game because of injuries

Seattle designated hitter Nelson Cruz and shortstop Jean Segura left Thursday's game against Colorado because of injuries. Segura injured his right ankle sliding into second base in the fourth in
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World, U.S. and business leaders mostly condemn Trump’s decision to leave Paris climate agreement

World leaders closed ranks Thursday, vowing to press on with the fight against global warming, even as President Trump said he was pulling the United States out of a landmark climate agreement. In
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Procedure performed on Angels' Trout is 'a little controversial,' medical expert says

The medical innovation known as an InternalBrace that could help Mike Trout expedite the projected six-to-eight week recovery timeline for his torn left thumb ligament is encouraging but somewhat
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3 Northern California officers guilty of murder in beating death of inmate

A jury Thursday found three Northern California correctional officers guilty of second-degree murder in the 2015 fatal beating of a mentally ill inmate. After a two-month trial, Santa Clara County
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Ducks and assistant coach Paul MacLean mutually part ways

The Ducks and assistant coach Paul MacLean have “mutually parted ways” following the expiration of MacLean’s contract, the team announced Thursday. MacLean spent the last two seasons with the Duck
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Angelina Jolie buys the Cecil B. DeMille estate in Los Feliz

Actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie has closed sale on the Cecil B. DeMille estate, a Los Feliz mansion once owned by the early filmmaker, according to real estate sources not authorized to co
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Ireland appears close to its first openly gay prime minister and the first of South Asian descent

Leo Varadkar, a doctor and Ireland’s minister for social protection, may be close to becoming the country’s next prime minister, also known as the taoiseach. Varadkar, who would be the country’s f
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Essential Education: L.A.'s youth homelessness surges

Betsy DeVos Charter Schools Higher Education K-12 LAUSD May 24, 2017, 3:35 a.m. 7 things you need to know about how Trump's budget would affect schools in California and nationwide Joy Resmovits (
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