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Paris Agreement: Trump confirms US will leave climate accord

The US will definitely withdraw from the Paris climate agreement, President Donald Trump has confirmed. He made the announcement at an energy conference in Pittsburgh on a stage flanked by men in hard hats. He described the accord as a bad deal and said his...

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Toni Morrison Dies at 88

Toni Morrison, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author who illuminated the joys and agonies of black American life through breathtakingly vital works like Beloved, Song of Solomon and A Mercy, died on Monday night her publisher Knopf confirmed. She was 88 years old. Over her six-decade career, she wrote 11...

Why Trump keeps going after Obama

Since the Inauguration, President Trump has gone after President Obama’s legacy and today, he did it again. Every evening, from the MSNBC studios in Washington, D.C., veteran journalist Chris Matthews hosts a passionate hour of in-depth political analysis and fiery debate. “Hardball with Chris Matthews”...

Impersonators of world leaders gather in Hong Kong

Three men impersonating the former president of United States Barack Obama, present US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un caused laughter and chaos in central Hong Kong on Friday (March 7). Traffic stopped as people swarmed around the trio to take pictures....

The Obamas Got Emotional During Farewell Address

President Barack Obama devoted a portion of his farewell address Tuesday to his wife and daughters, thanking them for supporting him in his political career. Obama teared up as he spoke about his “best friend,” first lady Michelle Obama. “You took on a role you didn’t...

Obama vows action against Russia over election hacks

US President Barack Obama has vowed to take action against Russia for its alleged interference in the US presidential election campaign. “We need to take action and we will,” he told US radio station NPR. Russia stands accused by the US of hacking the emails...

About the fake US and Dutch embassy in Ghana

It flew the American flag, hung a photo of President Obama and issued US visas for more than a decade. But a building that operated as a US embassy in Ghana was a fake, the US State Department says. The enterprise, which issued fraudulently obtained...

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Trump may not be able to work in the ‘Oval Office’

President Barack Obama is apparently refusing to renovate the Oval Office — and has instead decided to pass the buck to Donald Trump, who may be forced to work somewhere else for a quarter of his term as a result of the numerous security upgrades...

Obama On Clinton’s Loss: ‘Good Ideas Don’t Matter If People Don’t Hear Them’

President Barack Obama implicitly criticized Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and the Democratic Party’s tactics during a press conference on Monday, arguing that a national press strategy isn’t enough to win an election in today’s political climate. In his first press conference since last week’s election,...