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May 27, 2017
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Europeans making sales pitch to Trump on climate accord

TAORMINA, Italy (AP) — European leaders have mounted a last-ditch effort to stop President Donald Trump from abandoning the Paris climate accord, using multiple meetings this week to sell the American leader on the global agreement to reduce carbon emissions.

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VA plans mental care for discharged vets, but at what cost?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin touted new efforts Wednesday to expand urgent mental health care to thousands of former service members with less-than-honorable discharges, even while acknowledging his department isn't seeking additional money to pay for it.

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US: More than 100 civilians killed in Iraq bombing in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. bomb that dropped on a building in the Iraqi city of Mosul set off explosive materials that had already been placed inside by Islamic State fighters, causing the structure to collapse and killing more than 100 civilians, a U.S. military investigation concluded Thursday.

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Flynn rejects Senate panel’s file demands

President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination Monday in rebuffing a subpoena in the investigation into Russia’s election meddling.

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