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LIVE! US withdraws from Paris climate deal

01:16  US withdraws from Paris climate deal:  United States President Donald Trump has announced withdrawal from the Paris climate deal. 

He, however, said that the US will begin fresh negotiations to enter either the Paris deal or a totally new climate deal.

Announcing the withdrawal, he said the deal caused major job loss to the US while making other countries gain a financial advantage over the US.

He said the deal put the US to a ‘very, very severe’ economic disadvantage.

He called the deal a ‘self-inflicted major economic wound’ on the US.


00:19  Firing at casino complex in Manila, IS claims responsibility:  Gunfire was reported at a hotel and a casino resort in the Philippine capital on Thursday night, the operator of the complex said, and the Islamic State group quickly claimed responsibility.

‘Resorts World Manila is currently on lockdown following reports of gunfire from unidentified men,’ the company said on its Twitter account.

Philippine media reports that police, firetrucks and SWAT team are in the area.

Resorts World Manila on lockdown. — Agencies

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Source: Rediff