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Key moments that led up to FBI Director Comey's firing

He has confirmed that the agency is investigating Russian interference in last year's presidential election and notably Moscow's possible collusion with Trump's campaign. "The FBI", Trump said - pausi...

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Antonio Conte is everyone's favourite manager after his classy Middlesbrough gesture

Cesar Azpilicueta did his best imitation of Fabregas as he found Alonso at the back post to directed his volley past Guzan in the 34th. But Chelsea were rewarded for their intensity and they made ...

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Macron won 66.1%, Le Pen 33.9% in French vote: final results

Macron won 66.1%, Le Pen 33.9% in French vote: final results

Macron won the election taking 66.1 percent of the vote, compared to the 33.9 percent won by Le Pen. And while Macron's win against Le Pen was "a good result", it's "much weaker" than the crushing d...

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Chibok girls released in exchange for Boko Haram suspects

Chibok girls released in exchange for Boko Haram suspects

Buhari said last month that the government was in talks to secure the release of the remaining captives. According to ICRC, on its Twitter page it stated that it acted as an intermediary between Bok...

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Flynn associates subpoenaed in Russian Federation probe

Former acting attorney general Sally Yates spoke publicly for the first time on Monday, saying she had warned the White House in January about Mr Flynn. Mr Flynn's forced February resignation followe...

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It is Time to End the Israeli Occupation, Says Palestinian President

Those talks are not yet scheduled, and it remains unclear whether the US would broker them. Earlier Tuesday, Vice President Mike Pence held an Israel Independence Day celebration at the Old Executiv...

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Flynn Under Pentagon Investigation for Accepting Foreign Payments

As a former military officer, Flynn was required to ask for Pentagon approval before pocketing foreign payments and he was explicitly told that when he retired, Maryland representative Elijah Cummings...

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Sukma Naxal attack: 'Will retaliate in equal measure', says Rajnath Singh

Governor Balramji Das Tandon, Chief Minister Raman Singh, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir and senior state and paramilitary officials were also present at the ceremony. "This was...

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Ex-Officer Pleads Guilty in Shooting Walter Scott

The deal , which also drops two remaining federal charges against Slager, drops his pending murder charge. The former police officer still faces life in prison and a possible fine of $250,000, wh...

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Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction erased, judge rules

Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction erased, judge rules

That was expected because of an unusual law in the state of MA called " abatement ab initio " or "abatement", which reverts appeals that are not complete to "the beginning" - which is what the term me...

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No Conservative election expenses charges from 14 police force inquiries

But while no criminal charges will be brought over 14 police inquiries into the Conservative Party election spending one file from Kent Police remains under consideration. But it was claimed the Conse...

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How exit poll works in South Korean president election

US scholars have warned a liberal government could spell trouble for the US-South Korea alliance, and that Mr Moon may be too soft on the nuclear-armed North. "I will make a country that serves justic...

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Duke of Edinburgh to stop all public engagements by autumn

Duke of Edinburgh to stop all public engagements by autumn

The story read: " Prince Philip , otherwise known as the Duke of Edinburgh , was the husband of Queen Elizabeth II". But Buckingham Palace stressed he may decide to attend certain events from tim...

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Possible names Trump could consider to replace Comey

Comey , serving as acting attorney general while Ashcroft was hospitalized, went there to block senior Bush administration officials who had hoped to make an end run around him by getting Ashcroft's p...

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Kidnapped Nigerian girls freed from Boko Haram

Despite the focus on the Chibok schoolgirls, the group makes up only a tiny fraction of the thousands of people abducted by Boko Haram . "Unfortunately, when they were brought back, the Federal G...

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79 people forced to evacuate Georgia wildfire

79 people forced to evacuate Georgia wildfire

He encouraged residents to bring whatever personal items they might need for an extended shelter stay. Firefighters are battling to keep a month-long wildfire in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Re...

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Donald Trump changes his Twitter banner to hit back at Russian Federation links

Yates said she let them know the underlying contact that Flynn had engaged in was generally problematic by itself during the first meeting with White House counsel. Clapper later added: "The evidenc...

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United Nations climate talks begin amid uncertainty over USA position

United Nations climate talks begin amid uncertainty over USA position

The push came the same day Trump delayed a decision on withdrawing from the landmark Paris climate accord amid disagreements about the nature of the pact . At an open session late Monday, speaker a...

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Wenger determined to retain full control at Arsenal

Wenger determined to retain full control at Arsenal

But they have not taken a single point off Chelsea, Tottenham, Manchester City or Manchester United this season, yet it's against Arsenal that they always seem to raise their game against. Shkodran ...

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Trump Issues Executive Order Designed To Protect Religious Freedom

The president signed the order in the Rose Garden during a National Day of Prayer ceremony with religious leaders. Under the tax code, organizations that enjoy tax-free status, such as churches,...

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Felt nauseous to think I could have influenced United States election: Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

Earlier this week, Clinton blamed Comey and the FBI's investigation of her email scandal for her election loss. Comey said that he made a decision to reopen the probe because Federal Bureau of Inves...

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McDonnell demands Labour "come out fighting" after string of local election losses

John McDonnell said the party had to be more "effective" after it lost almost 400 council seats, won only two out of six of the new metro mayor posts and came third in Scotland, where it lost control ...

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Somali forces kill senior Al-Shabaab leader in southern Somalia

Somali forces kill senior Al-Shabaab leader in southern Somalia

He was the first USA soldier to die in Somalia since 1993 , when 18 US servicemen were killed after two helicopters were shot down over Mogadishu . "We helped bring them in with our aircraft", Pen...

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Border City, County Sue Texas Over 'Sanctuary' Law

Border City, County Sue Texas Over 'Sanctuary' Law

Without prior notice to the public, Abbott signed the rule the day before, which should enter into force on September 1. Paxton's lawsuit asks a federal court to declare the law constitutional. "I w...

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SKorea's new president may head north

Moon said he was "expecting a "landslide victory", which comes from the "desperation of the people for a new government". The concessions by conservative Hong Joon-pyo and centrist Ahn Cheol-soo c...

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Trump Meets Palestinian Leader Abbas to Weigh Peace Prospects

Trump Meets Palestinian Leader Abbas to Weigh Peace Prospects

Then, during a joint press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in February, Trump said he would be just fine with a "one-state solution", a stark departure from decades of USA su...

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One For The Bloopers: Emmanuel Macron Practises Victory Speech. On Air

But Le Pen tried to paint him as weak and inexperienced on security issues while she promoted her plans to expel individuals on the security-threat list and stamp out Islamic extremism. "It alleviates...

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Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn as his NSA

Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn as his NSA

Yates will be speaking publicly for the first time on what she knew of Russia's interference in the November election, a scandal that has dogged the Republican president from the start of his four-yea...

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Israel strikes arms depot in Damascus

A large explosion has hit an area near Damascus global airport, a monitoring group says. An Israeli military spokeswoman declined to comment. Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz on Thursday appear...

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Reaction to FBI Director Comey's sacking

Reaction to FBI Director Comey's sacking

Not long after learning about FBI Director James Comey's termination, West Michigan Congressman Justin Amash says he's going to look at establishing an independent commission to investigative possible...

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