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Trump again blames India, China for his withdrawal from Paris climate deal

Says the pact was unfair as it would have made US foot the bill of nations that benefited the most from the accord. President Donald Trump has again blamed India and China for his decision last year to withdraw from the historic Paris climate accord, saying the agreement was unfair as it would have made the United States pay for nations, which benefited the most from the deal. Mr. Trump in June last year announced his decision to withdraw from the Paris deal, saying the accord would have cost America…

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Khalistan separatist Jaspal Atwal migrated to Canada at a young age

In Canada, Atwal was convicted for ambushing and shooting Malkiat Singh Sidhu – who was a Minister in the Shiromani Akali Dal government – in 1986. Jaspal Singh Atwal, an Indian-origin businessman and a Khalistan separatist convicted in the shooting of Punjab minister Malkiat Singh Sidhu in 1986, has shot into limelight after he was present at an event of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Mumbai and invited to another in New Delhi. Mr. Atwal, who has close ties with the Khalistan movement, being a former member of the…

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Donald Trump’s Solution For Gun Violence In Schools: Arm Teachers

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump suggested arming teachers to deter mass shootings as he faced broken voices, tears and demands for action at a meeting with survivors of the gun rampage that killed 17 people at a Florida high school. Trump also promised “very strong” background checks on gun owners during the poignant “listening session,” in which he heard first-hand accounts from bereaved parents and friends, and schoolchildren who narrowly escaped with their own lives. “A gun-free zone, to a maniac — because they are all cowards — a gun-free…

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‘Highly concerned’ China probing possible violation of UN curbs on North Korea

Japan reported a ship-ship transfer between a N.Korean-flagged tanker and a smaller vessel on February 16 about 250 km off Shanghai in the East China Sea. China is “highly concerned” about a reported ship-to-ship transfer on the high seas that could violate United Nations (UN) sanctions on North Korea and has launched an investigation, the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday. Spokesman Geng Shuang said China would “seriously deal” with any Chinese individuals or enterprises found to be involved in the incident reported earlier this week by Japan. “China is highly…

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