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Trump to announce withdrawal from Paris climate deal: US official

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump will on Thursday announce plans to withdraw from the Paris climate deal, a US official told AFP, signalling a policy shift with wide-ranging repercussions for the climate and America's ties with its allies. Speaking on condition of anonymity, the official said that Trump will confirm America's "withdrawal" during a statement in the White House Rose Garden set to begin at 1900 GMT. Trump is set to argue that the agreement is a bad deal for Americans. The White House has told allies it was…