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Does Comey have one more bombshell to reveal on Russia-Trump collusion?

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was asked Friday whether Trump would seek executive privilege to prevent Comey from testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee on June 8. "Director...

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Iran says Trump's climate pact withdrawal will isolate US

Iran says Trump's climate pact withdrawal will isolate US

Trump is also calling into question the US financing of green funds for climate change measures. "It is actually hard to know the deep convictions of the president on the subject". The announcement ...

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Transgender 'Bathroom Bill' Expected To Pass In Texas

Senators voted 21-10 to approve House Bill 21 , which the House originally meant to reform a complicated system for allocating money to public schools and to provide a funding boost for most publi...

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Texas Is Pushing Really Hard to Pass a 'Bathroom Bill'

Greg Abbott , front, and Speaker of the House Joe Straus , R-San Antonio, at the opening of the 85th Texas legislative session. AUSTIN, Texas — Texas' legislative session was winding down Sunda...

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Lawmakers scuffle, hurl threats on Texas House floor

Lawmakers scuffle, hurl threats on Texas House floor

Some unfurled banners reading: "See you in court!" and "See you at the polls!" The House of Representatives stopped their session as DPS troopers worked to clear the gallery of protesters and blocke...

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London terror attack: people are evacuated from the London Bridge

Attackers targeted the heart of London on Saturday night, with a white van plowing over screaming pedestrians on London Bridge, followed by stabbings in bars around Borough Market. May's call fo...

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Labour support increases in Scotland as SNP backing slips, new poll reveals

Labour support increases in Scotland as SNP backing slips, new poll reveals

On Friday, Ms Sturgeon appeared open to such an arrangement on an "issue-by-issue basis" although ruled out a formal coalition with any other party at Westminster. While Ms Thornberry said she was not...

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Trump to London: 'Stop being politically correct'

The knifemen then ran through nearby Borough Market, stabbing victims at random, witnesses said. Only hours before, bursts of gunfire echoed through the streets - likely from armed police - and at l...

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After test, US says missile defenses are outpacing ICBM threat

After test, US says missile defenses are outpacing ICBM threat

The Ground-based Midcourse Defense ( GMD ) system built by Boeing successfully intercepted a threat representing a intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), demonstrating the system's ability...

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Greensboro mayor joins environmental effort with other USA city leaders

Montreal mayor Denis Coderre was also among those denouncing Trump's action , and Montreal City Hall, like many other local capitals, was lit in green Thursday night to show solidarity with the ...

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London attack: 8 minutes of terror and mayhem

Soon after, there were reported stabbings at nearby Borough Market, an area full of bars and restaurants. Assistant Police Commissioner Mark Rowley said during a news conference on Sunday that the...

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Man drives through Rock 'n' Roll Marathon posts prompting police chase

Man drives through Rock 'n' Roll Marathon posts prompting police chase

Because of her health issues , she had been unable to race from August 2015 until this March and, although she told NBC that "I never thought I would still be here", her attitude is far more posi...

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London Attack: Witness who saw white van raid describes the carnage

Key questions remain, including whether the attackers had support or were part of a larger network, and whether the attacks were coordinated. Police flooded London streets after at least seven...

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London Bridge attack: Death toll rises to six, three suspects shot dead

On Sunday, May said the recent attacks are not directly connected, but that "terrorism breeds terrorism" and attackers copy one another. The man with the knife stabbed a waitress, who was hiding beh...

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Trump withdrawing USA from Paris agreement puts more pressure on IMO

United States emissions had been declining in recent years, but that will stop - according to an analysis by the Rhodium Group, they'll hold steady around 14 percent below 2005 levels, a far cry f...

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House Democrats demand Kushner's security clearance be revoked

Spicer declined to answer a question in a White House press gaggle about congressional testimony Comey is expected to give concerning the president's request to drop an investigation into forme...

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Paris withdrawal sets business world at odds with Donald Trump

Paris withdrawal sets business world at odds with Donald Trump

Brussels and Beijing are reaffirming their commitment to the agreement and laying out steps for achieving some of its goals. Criticizing Trump in a personal capacity, and not on behalf of the bipar...

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'We Have Evidence Here': Bossie Applauds House for Subpoenas on Unmasking

'We Have Evidence Here': Bossie Applauds House for Subpoenas on Unmasking

The House Intelligence Committee subpoenaed the CIA, FBI and NSA on Wednesday for documents related to suspicions that Obama administration officials unlawfully unmasked the names of Americans assoc...

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London police arrest 12 in raids after terror attack

A helicopter was also hovering over the area, although it is not clear if it was a police chopper. The trio were pictured wearing what appeared to be explosive vests, with police later confirming th...

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Shoul 'Can't Be Trusted' Jared Kushner Be Stripped Of Security Clearance?

When they got to the dreaded Q&A portion, Spicer was asked about the investigation into Jared Kushner's Russian Federation ties, and he immediately became flustered, responding to one query with "...

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House Intel Committee Subpoenas Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen

Flynn , who was forced out of the administration after misleading Trump officials about the scope of meetings he had with Russia's US ambassador, is being pressed for more information by congressional...

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The press secretary with no answers

Fresh off Trump's first official trip overseas, his administration is looking for ways to respond more aggressively to allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and revelations of possibl...

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The joys of keeping politics in the family

Kushner failed to disclose meetings during the transition period with Russian officials and the head of a state-linked bank under US sanctions on forms used to obtain the clearance. Whether Mr Trump w...

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White House forms special unit to fight Russian Federation allegations

For two days in a row, since returning from President Trump's trip overseas, the White House press secretary has held uncharacteristically short press briefings in which he claimed not to know the ans...

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Former Nebraska-Lincoln chancellor gets jail time in Jerry Sandusky case

Gary Schultz , formerly a senior vice president of the university, and Tim Curley , a former athletic director, were charged along with Spanier. "These men are good people who made a awful mistake"...

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Merkel Says Climate Fight Is 'Irreversible' Despite U.S. Leaving Paris Deal

But Reuters reported that White House documents cited a 2016 study titled "How much of a difference will the Paris Agreement make?", produced by the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Polic...

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United Kingdom police investigate third terror attack in three months

All three male suspects were shot dead within eight minutes by police, after wearing what appeared to be explosive vests, which were later found to be fake. It all took place at a time when the terror...

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Shoving, threats between reps on House floor during protests at Capitol

Shoving, threats between reps on House floor during protests at Capitol

To understand how the day ended this way, one must first rewind to its start. The new state law that sparked the protest requires law enforcement officials to comply with federal orders to hold cr...

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Putin mocks claims of Russian meddling in United States polls

Putin mocks claims of Russian meddling in United States polls

Vladimir Putin has ridiculed allegations of Russian meddling in United States elections, accusing the Democrats of trying to shift blame for their defeat and likening the accusations against Moscow t...

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Activist investigating Ivanka Trump shoe supplier is detained in China

Activist investigating Ivanka Trump shoe supplier is detained in China

The relationship between the Trump family and China has received widespread attention since last year's presidential campaign. Two labor activists in China are still missing. The Chinese Labor W...

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