Trump downplays climate concerns over deadly US wildfires
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President Trump rejected the role of climate change behind the California wildfires during his visit to the fire-ravaged western US. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden called Trump a "climate arsonist."
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US President Joe Biden is set to deliver a keynote speech at the University of Ulster in the Northern Irish capital, Belfast. Later, he travels to the Republic for a meeting with officials and his own distant relatives.
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